The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine Volume 32

The Chautauquan; A Weekly Newsmagazine Volume 32

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... A Society of the Hall in the Grove is being formed at Blue Earth, with the pleasant result that a number of readers who have never claimed diplomas but have done the full four year's work are to be enrolled as graduates. One of these good Chautauquans began her work in 1885. We congratulate the society upon its bright prospects. The undergraduate circle of the same town has a large membership and will be a steady source of strength to the S. H. G. The Glencoe Chautauquans have reorganized, and new circles have been formed at Ransom and Pipestone. Reference has been made in the Round Table to the decennial exercises of the Pierian Circle of Stillwater. The following selections are taken from Mr. J. H. Sullivan's paper on " The Story of the Pierian Circle," read on that occasion. After referring to the initial steps taken by Miss Gowdy to arouse interest in the plan, the paper continues: "In the year 1889 the management of this institution was held by a man who came as near filling the requirements of what a noble, true-hearted man should be as any that I have ever met in my experience with my fellowmen. I refer to Warden J. J. Randall, now dead, but remembered and esteemed by all who ever knew him, be they citizen or ward. "In April, 1890, two inmates waited upon the warden for permission to organize a circle. The request was favorably received, and in May of that year books and membership certificates were received for twenty-four inmates of this institution. In June, 1890, the circle held its first regular meeting as an organized assembly, at which the election of president, vicepresident and secretary was made; also that of critic, which was filled by the Rev. J. H. Albert, who for nine years acted as...show more

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  • Paperback | 354 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 19mm | 630g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236832264
  • 9781236832269