The proprietors of the CHAUTAUQUA ASSEMBLY HERALD have decided to change the size, form and name of the MONTHLY, after the Assembly in August next:

There will be ten numbers in a volume, beginning with October, 1880, and ending with July, in 1881. Each number will contain forty-eight pages, twelve inches long and eight inches wide, with two columns to the page.

Our reasons for making the changes are as follows:

First.    The monthly ASSEMBLY HERALD, in its present form, is not large enough to meet the pressing demands made upon us by the rapid growth of the Chautauqua meetings and the C.L.S.C.

Second.    THE CHAUTAUQUAN will be placed in the course of study for the C.L.S.C., after the Assembly of 1880. Each volume will contain two or three books which will be published as serials--to be read and studied by members. This will reduce the price of reading matter, by giving them each year, for $1.00, what would, in book form,cost upwards of three or four dollars. The following letter from Dr.. Vincent is to the point:

Plainfield, N.J., March 18, 1880.

Dear Mr. Flood:

I am glad that you have decided to publish "The Cbautauquan." I shall indicate certain "required books" for your pages, by the publication of which you can greatly reduce the expense of the course of the C.L.S.C. study. "The Chautauquan" will for this reason be placed upon our regular list, and every member of the Circle will be requested to take it.

          Yours truly,
               J. H. VINCENT,
                    President C.L.S.C.

Third. The CHAUTAUQUAN will be published in magazine form to make it convenient to read, bind, and preserve. We hope our subscription list will justify a similar change in the form of the ASSEMBLY DAILY HERALD during the Chautauqua meetings in 1881.

The following announcement is cordially approved and commended to all students of the Chautauqua School of Languages:

CHAUTAUQUA, N.Y. July 28, 1880.


   The work of CHAUTAUQUA,although apparently limited to a few weeks in summer, is, in fact, designed to extend through the entire year, to follow its pupils to their homes and to direct their studies there.
   In pursuance of this idea, the "School of Languages," held for six weeks in the months of July and August, proposes to aid its students by a system of correspondence and of published articles; and to this end, we the undersigned, agree to conduct a department in the CHAUTAUQUAN We shall be glad to receive communications from all our pupils--those of 1879 and of 1880--that we may be able the more in intelligently and profitably to prepare our monthly articles for this magazine.

T.T. TIMAYENIS, Prof. of Greek.
A. LALANDE, Prof. of French.
J.H. WORMAN, Prof. of German.
H.S. HOLMES, Prof. of Latin.

We shall publish a book for the C.L.S.C. course of study, entitled "Universal History," by Rev. R. Wheatley, D.D., commencing in the October number, to be continued through the year.

Besides the books, we shall publish editorials on live topics of the times, articles on all reforms, and choice lectures delivered at Chautauqua. Rev. J.H. Vincent, D.D., will contribute to the C.L.S.C. department Notes on the International Lessons, by the Rev. L.H. Bugbee, D.D., President of the Allegheny College. Normal Work will be discussed by the Rev. J.L. Hurlbut, A. M. of New York. Children's Talks by the Rev. B.T. Vincent of Philadelphia. Music by Prof. W.F. Sherwin, and C.C. Case. Department of Languages, by Profs. Timayenis, Worman, Holmes, Lalande and Cook. Science, Literature and Poetry, by Rev. A.N. Craft, A.M., Prof. G.W. Williams, Rev. J.G. Townsend, A.M., Prof. J.H. Montgomery, A.M., Mrs. L.H. Bugbee, Mrs. Florn Best Harris, of Japan, etc., etc.

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