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As Recommended for Government Examinations
As Approved by the Civil Service Commissioners
As Preferred by University and other Examiners
As Practised by the Legal Profession
As Adopted by School Boards, Colleges, and Schools
As Employed by Clergymen, Bankers, and Reporters

JACKSON'S

New Style Vertical Writing Copy Books

In a Series of Eight Books, beautifully Engraved on Copper. Written and Compiled by John Jackson, F.E.I.S., M.C.P., Author of 'A Practical Arithmetic on an entirely New Method,' kc.; Principal, Collegiate School, Willesden, N.W.

PRICE TWOPENCE EACH.

An Edition, The St. Dunstan's, for National Schools, One Penny each.

IMPERIAL COMPETITION FOR 1889

One hundred and eighteen Prizes will be awarded at Midsummer. First Prize £5. Teachers should write for particulars, and enter their pupils as early as possible. Syllabus, Prize List, &c, on application to the Publishers.

PROFESSIONAL OPINIONS.

'I can strongly recommend Mr. Jackson's new style of vertical writing.'—The Lord Piumatf. Of Ireland.

'The specimens are of great excellence,'—General Gamblk, War Office.

* The method only needs to be tried either by writers or teachers of writing to be very largely adopted.'—W. A. Stafford, M.A., Principal B. and F.S.B. Training College, Darlington.

1 We prefer yonr Copy-books to those of any other FVBtetn.'—Dr. Casautelu, The Prefect of Studies, St. Bede'a College, Manchester.

'The only system in which legibility, uniformity, and quickness can be with certainty secured.'—John W. Tate, Beethoven Street, B.S., London.

1 Especially useful in the Civil Service Examinations, In which so many otherwise competent candidates fail in handwriting, as by its adoption a frequent cause of disqualification would be removed.'—(Rev.) W. S. Darley, Diocesan Inspector of Schools.

'The natural system of writing.'—(Rev.) E. P. Roe,ll.d.

'It can be more readily acouired than the orthodox system.*—Thos. Smith, Capt., H.M. Inspector of Schools, Admiralty Department.

1 The legibility is perfect. I am exceedingly anxious to introduce it into my school.'

Mrs. E. Coaxfibxd, B.S., Fulham. S.W.

* Needs less supervision than any other style with which I am acquainted.1

Robert Headt.ey, Star Lane B.S., London.

• Very valuable as an antidote to the ill-effects of writing German.'—R. A. J. Nixox, M.A., Belfast.

'There has been more improvement as the result of using your books than from any others that I have previously tried.'—W. H. Ambrose, Stoke B.S., Dcvonport.

'Good results in the worst writers.'

H. B. Bard Well, Orwell House, Chippenham.

JACKSON'S U.P. PENS

In reply to numerous inquiries for a Pen adapted to Vertical Writing, it may be stated that all pens are equally suitable; but for those who desire nibs of the requisite fineness and flexibility, a Set of Four Pens has been manufactured of the best steel and workmanship, and numbered 1, 2, 3, and 4 respectively. No. 1 Pen is suitable for Books 1, 2, 3, and 4; No. 2 Pen for Books 5 and 6; No. 3 Pen for Books 7 and 8; No. 4, Corresponding Pen.

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A Sample Box, containing a Quarter Gross assorted, sent post-free on receipt of Six Penny Stamps.

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READY SEPTEMBER 20, 1888. Price One Shilling.

HARPER'S MAGAZINE.

OCTOBER ITTJMBEE..

CONTENTS:

PART X. of WILLIAM BLACK'S NOVEL,

IN FAR LOCHABER

(Begun in January Number.)

'EARLY ONE MORNING.' Illustrations for'Old English Songs.' Drawn"1 „ .. .

by Edwin A. Abbey. ^Frontispiece.

LIMOGES AND ITS INDUSTRIES Theodore Child.

Nine Illustrations. From Photographs, and Drawings by Hughbon Hawley and
F. V. Dumond.

Rne das Petlts Carmes.—Filter Press for Porcelain Clay.—Gold Burnishing: Haviland Manufactory.—
Ambazac Shrine : Twelfth Century.—Haviland Vase decorated with Kngobes of red Clay and Coloured Porcelain
Pastes.—Birth of the Virgin: Enamel of the Beginning of the Sixteenth Century.—The Crucifixion: Limoges
Kuamel : End of Fifteenth Century.—Medallion of the Virgin : Enamel by Leonard I. Limoiin, 15j4 : Ten Inches
in Diameter.—The Entombment: Enamel by Peoicaud : Beginning of the Fifteenth Century.

OLD ENGLISH SONGS.

With Fourteen Illustrations. Drawn by Edwin A. Abbey and Alfred Parsons.

WESTERN JOURNALISM Z. L. White.

Twenty-seven Portraits. From Photographs by Bell, Bogardus, Mckecknie and
Oswald, Poole Art Company, Pach Brothers, Sarony, Kent, Jacoby and Son,
Van Loo, Falk, Scholten, Bradley and Bulofson, Taber, Landy, Tomlinson,
Zimmerman, Tomson and Binehaht.

Murat Halstead.—John R.McLean —CharlesP. Taft.—EdwinCowles.—D. R. Locke ('Petroleum V. Nasby.')—

W. D. Bickham.—Henry Watterson.—A. S. Colyar A. H. Belo.—John C.New.—Joseph Medill.—W. P. Nixon.—

Melville E. Stone.—W. E. Quinby.—Horace Rubloe.—Lewis BakT.—A. J. Blethen.—Charlei W Knapp.—J. B.
McCullagh.—Morrison Mumiord.—B. T. Van Horn.—John Arkins.—0. H. Rothaker.—L. Pickering.—G. K.
Fitch.—M. H. De Young.—F. M. Pixley.

FLAX FLOWERS. A Poem Margaret Deland.

ANNIE KILBURN. A Novel. (Begun in June Number.) Part V. William Dean Howells.

WHERE SUMMER BIDES. A Poem Bobert Burns Wilson.

HOME USES OF MINERAL WATERS Titus Munson Coan, M.D.

LA VERETTE AND THE CARNIVAL IN ST. PIERRE, MARTINIQUE...lafcadio Hearn.

STUDIES OF THE GREAT WEST. VIII. St Louis 1 Charles Dudley Warner

and Kansas City / "' LHARLES Dudley Warner.

NEPTUNE'S SHORE. A Story Con-stance Fenimore Woolson.

Five Illustrations. Drawn by C. S. Beinhart and Harry Fenn.

'You know I am your Slave.'—Azubah Ash.—' By-and-by the three Temples loomed into View.'—The old Watch-tower.—Tail-piece.

OUR JOURNEY TO THE HEBRIDES. Second Paper ... Elizabeth Eobins Pennell. Sixteen Illustrations. From Drawings by Joseph Pennell, and Photographs by George W. Wilson & Company, Aberdeen.

Head-piece.—In the Transept of the Cathedral, lona—Tona.—Castle Bay, from Barra.—Town of Bam.— Mountains of Harris, from Tarbet.—Gathering Peat.—Interior of a Weaver's Cottage.—The ' Dunira Castle.'— Crofters' Cottages near Uig, Skve.—A real Highland Lassie.—Doing Hkye.—Dunvegan Caitle.—Graveyard of the Macleod.—Tomo ol Micleod.—Tail-pieoe.

TOO CONSIDERATE. (Full-page Illustration) Drawn by George Du Maurier.

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