able instanco of self-instruction ia ro oordod at Taunton. Fannie Al Ion, a girl of 14 years, has nover attonded Bchool, as lier homo is far distant froni any scliool-houso. Tho clemonts of eduoation ware given her at homo, but when shu cwio to the higher studies eho oommenoed to make her wy along without any one's help. A short time ago she graduatod out of uiitlimetic into algebra, and is uow about to exchange algebra into geometry. Having iuastered all the rulos and problems in Greenleaf's eiementary algebra on the Jd of last February, sho toolc up Greenleaf's treatise on algebra, and went into it so euthusiastioally that on Maroh 29 sho arrived at tho end of tho book. ïhö evidenoo of her work and study is seen in two lurgo books filled with the lions oí problema.