St. Louis directory :

Academy of the Christian Brothers
St. Louis.

The Academy Of The Christian Brothers was incorporated by an act of the State Legislatu
in 1855, with University powers to grant diplomas, confer degress, and bestow all literary honors.

Prospectus.

This Institution offers many advantages to further the physical, moral and intellectual development of students.
is situated in an elevated and healthy part of the city. Whether owing to the advantage of its position, or to the pru
dent line of conduct which prevails, it proves to be one of the most progressive in the West. This success, the results
a few years, may be examinied and taken by its patrons as the best indicative of its future.

The system of education, based on pure and solid principles of morality, is well calculated to answer the divers view
of discriminating families. Always free from prejudice or party spirit, the professors have only in view the improvement
and well being of their numerous pupils-accordingly their relations with them are friendly and parental.

The course of studies has been systematically extended. To elemenatary insturction, analytically carrid out, highe
branches succeed, and theory is illustrated by useful experiments.

Instruction.

The course comprises:- Reading, Writing, Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric ; Ancient and Modern History, Geography
The Use of the Globes; Arithmetic, Book-keeping, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Surveying, Engineering, Natura
Philosophy, Chemistry; French, German, Greek and Latin; Music, Drawing, Painting, &c.

Terms:

Board, Tuition, Washing, Mending, Stationery, and the use of books, persession, $ 150,00
Entrance Fee, $ 6.00
Board and Tuition solely 120.00
Physician's fee 5.00
Half Boarders 80.00
Day scholars 40.00
Day scholoars in Junior Class 20.00

Extra Charges:

Music, Drawing, Engineering, Classics, and the use of apparatus in the study of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy.

Payments quarterly, and in advance. No deduction for absence, except in cases of protracted illness or dismissal
The session commences on the 1st of September, and ends about the 15th of July. No uniform is required. Students
should be furnished with three suits, necessary linens, &c., &c.