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MOUNT DE CHANTAL.

PARENTS AND GUARDIANS

of Refinement and Cultivation, desiring for their daughters and wards the advantages

of a

FIRST-CLASS

ENGLISH AND FRENCH SCHOOL,

WITH

MUSICAL INSTRUCTION,

Unsurpassed, if not unparalleled in this country, and all at MODERATE RATES, should

apply for the Prospectus of the

SISTERS OF THE VISITATION,

MOUNT DE CHANTAL ACADEMY

NEAR WHEELING, W. VA.

REFERENCES, BY EXPRESS PERMISSION :

Most Rev. Archbishop SPALDING, of Baltimore.
Rt. Rev. Bishop WHELAN, of Wheeling,
Rev. ISAAC T. HECKER, Superior of Paulist Fathers, New York.
Gen. SHERMAN, U. S. A., and Lady, Washington, D. C.
Gen. GEORGE MEADE, U. S. A., Philadelphia.
Gen. LAWRENCE P. GRAHAM, U. S. A., and Lady, Austin, Texas.
Gen INNIS N. PALMER, U. S. A., and Lady, Omaha, Nebraska.
Vice-Admiral D. D. PORTER, U. S. N., Washington, D. C.
Mrs. Admiral DAHLGREN, Washington, D. C.
Mrs. Dr. H. J. CULLEN, of Brooklyn, L. I.
Edw. SEARS, LL. D., of the National Quarterly Review, N. Y.

N. B.-This Academy possesses the additional attraction of being located on a beautiful eminence, about three miles from the city of Wheeling, W. Va., in the midst of exquisite scenery and with grounds comprising upwards of one hundred acres.

MLLE. ROSTAN'S

French and English Protestant School,

,

FOR YOUNG LADIES,

No. 111 East Thirty-Sixth Street,

WILL REOPEN ON

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21st.

The course of instruction is extensive and systematic, and designed

to combine a

Thorough English Education

WITH THE

Practical knowledge of the French and other Modern Languages.

SPECIAL ATTENTION IS ALSO GIVEN TO

DRAWING AND PAINTING :

AND THE

MUSICAL DEPARTMENT,

under the care of

PROFESSORS S. B. MILLS AND F. L. RITTER,

Offers peculiar advantages to those who wish to make music a special stody.

Lectures on the NATURAL SCIENCES, HISTORY, &c., are delivered weekly by eminent Professors.

A limited number of young ladies will be received in the family, and welcomed to share in all the comforts and privileges of a pleasant home.

STATEMENT

OP THE

Phoenix Mutual Life Insurance Comp'y

FOR THE YEAR ENDING JANUARY 1st, 1869.

Premiums received during the year.

.$1,743,173 35 Interest received during the year.

187,660 19 Total Income for the year.

$1,930,833 54 DISBURSEMENTS. Paid claims hy death on 87 policies..

$166.950 66 Paid commission and salaries to agents.

2-29,575 51 Paid dividends, and for policies surrendered..

145,570 75 Paid physicians' fees, salaries, taxes, printing, postage, and other expenses...

113,322 92 Total Expenditures during year.

.$658,419 84

ASSETS. Loans on real estate..

$764,900 00 Bank stocks and railroad bonds.

213,150 00 U.S. Registered and State bonds.

198,565 00 Hartford City Gas Light company stock

8,925 00 Loans on collateral security

28,442 58 Bills receivable, amply secured.

1,898,624 00 Furniture in home and branch office...

12,654 83 Cash on hand and in banks.

195,624 53 Accrued interest and deferred premiums.

86,778 71 Amount in the hands of agents, and in course of transmission 256,365 53 Total assets of the Company.

.$3,664,060 18 Number of poncies issued during the year.

8.229 Amount insured during the year.

$22,523,549 00 Total amount of losses paid.

700,625 00

Table of Comparisons of the Business

of 1866, '67 and '68,

OF TIIE

PHENIX MUTUAL LIFE INSURANCE COMP'Y.

1868.

Number of policies issued in 1866. 4108 Income in 1866

$848,607 71 1867 5811 1867

1,179,044 28 1868.. 8229 1868.

....1,930 833 00 Increase of 1867 over 1866- 41 per cont. lucrease of 1867 over 1868-38 per cent. 1968 1866-100

1868 1866–128 Amount insured in 1866. $9,137,909 Assets in 1866..

$1,457.314 99 1867. .15,260.9:30 1867.

2,218,334 38 :22,523,549 1868.

3,661,060 15 Increase of 1867 over 1868 - 67 per cent Increase of 1857 over 1866– 52 per cent. 1868 1566--146

1868 1866-151 Received from interest in 1867.

$120.790 23 Paid in losses in 1867..

107,700 00 Received for interest over lo ses paid..

$13,099 23 Received from interest in 1868.

$187.660 19 Paid in losses in 1808..

166,950 66 Received for i..terest over losses pald..

20,709 53

$33,808 76 E. FESSENDEN,

President.

J. F. BURNS, Secretary.

COLLEGE

OF THE

Christian Brothers,

ST. LOUIS, MO., 1868.

This Literary Institution possesses all the avantages of an agreeable and healthy location, casy of access, bein: situated on a rising ground, a little southwest of the Pacific Railroad ter mious in the city of St. Louis, Jiissouri. It was founded in 1851, by the Brothers of the Christian Schools, incorporated in 1855 by the State Legislature, and empowered to confer degrees and academical honors. However favorable the auspices under which it commenced its literary career, its progress since has surpassed all anticipation. Growing equally in public confidence and in tho number of students, it has gone on extending its reputation. Repeated additions have been mado to the original buildings. The number of Students received within the last year amounted to more than 600, and many applicants were refused admission for want of room.

Every possible attention is paid to whatever can contribute to the health and happiness of its inmates-ventilation, cleanliness, spacious halls, dormitories, refectory, recreation halls for cold or damp weather, etc., etc.

The various arts and sciences usually taught in colleges find here an appropriate place in a system of education established by experience, conducted on the most approved plan, and with a devotedness commensurate with the greatness of the work engaged in. By reason of the great number of classes, a thorough gradation for all capacities and acquirements has been attained, and the frequent examinations and promotions beget emulation, the soul of advancement, making labor a pleasure, and success certainty.

The course of instruction pursued in the Academy is divided into three departments: tho primary, the intermediate, and the collegiate. There is, beside, an exclusively commercial course, offering rare advantages to young gentlemen who intend to make business their profession. It is divided into three classes, in which the chief place is given to instruction in Book-keeping, Arithmetic, Geography, and History, Business Forms and Correspondence, Epistolary Composition, Ponmanship, cte, with Lectures on Commercial law, Political Economy, etc. Diplomas can bo obtained in the Commercial Department by such as merit that distinction.

The session commences on the last Monday in August, and ends about the 31 of July, with an annual public examination and distribution of premiums, and the conferring of degrees and academical honors. wash On the completion of the course the degree of A. B, is conferred upon such students as, on ex. amination are found worthy of that distinction. The degree of A. M. can be obtained by graduates in the first degree after two years devoted to some scientific or literary pursuit, their moral character remaining unexceptionable.

The government is a union of mildness and firmness, energy, and kindness, a blending of paternal solicitude with fraternal sympathy; the results of which are contentment, good order and happiness. The morals and general deportment of the students are constantly watched over; Brothers preside at their recreations and their comfort and personal habits receive every attention.

TERMS.

Entrance Fee...
Board and Tuition, per session.
Washing...
Physician's Fee.
For Half-Boarders.
For Day Scholars..
In the Senior Class..
Vacation at the Institution..

$8 00 250 00 20 00

8 00 100 00 60 00 40 00 40 00

Music, Drawing, and the use of apparatus in the study of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy form extra charges.

N. B.—Payments semi-annually and invariably in advance.

No deduction for absenco, except in case of protracted illness or dispoissal,

No extra charges for the study of the German, French, and Spanish languages,

Loretto Ahhey of the Holy Family,

TORONTO, ONT.

SEMINARY FOR THE EDUCATION OF YOUNG LADIES,

UNDER THE SUPERINTENDENCE OF THE LADIES OF LORETTO.

pure air

Loretto Abbey, a spacious and splendid mansion, situated conveniently near the business part of the city, yet sufficiently remote to secure the quiet and seclusion so congenial to study, combines i he advantages of the city with those of the country, having the full benefit of the of the Lake, whilst it is both sheltered and ornamented by a beautiful belt of forest trees surrounding the shrubbery.

The Course of Instruction in this establishment comprises every branch suitable to the complete education of young ladies, with the strictest attention to their moral and polite deportment.

The uniform of the house, which each young lady will require, is a light blue dress for summer, and a dark blue for winter. She will also require two dressing-gowns, two black aprons, one black and one white lace veil, five changes of linen, bed, bedding, knife, silver fork, dessert and teaspoons; four table napkins. Bed and bedding supplied by the institution at an extra of $6.

The academic year commences on the first of September, and ends on the first week of July.
Pupils will be received at any time during the year, but not for a shorter period than five months.

References are required from the pupils on entering.
Payments in gold, or its equivalent, to be made half yearly, and in advance.

TERMS:
Board and tuition in the usual branches of an English and French education, $100 per annum.
PER ANNUM.

PER ANNUN. Piano....

$24.00
German..

12 00 Use of Piano. 800 Drawing or Painting..

16 00 Harp, and use of instrument. 38 00 Wax Flowers per course.

5 00 Guitar... 24 00 Stationery.

3 00 Vocal Music. 16 00 Oil Painting

24 00 Washing

12 00
Fuel ...

2 00 Italian..

12 00 Letters of inquiry may be addressed to the

LADY SUPERIOR,
Loretto Abbey, Wellington Place, Toronto.

THE LORETTO CONVENT,

Niagara Falls, Ont., IS ALSO UNDER THE DIRECTION OF THE LADIES OF LORETTO.

This Institution is beautifully situated on a high and healthy location, overlookiug the Falls on the Canadian side, and can not be equalled for the sublime and extensive view which it affords of the Falls, Rapids, and Islands in the vicinity.

Letters of inquiry may be addressed to the LADY SUPERIOR, LORETTO CONVENT, Niagara Falla, Clifton P. O., Ontario.

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