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NTQ N CPU NT Y . i OH 10,
DEGEM BE R 5, 1867.
Delivered Before the Vinton
County Teachers' Institute.
by Prof. Wm. H. Young, of
the Ohio University.
There is, growing'ciit of these
latter , considerations,' another
thought that may seem a cor
allary, perhaps, to' tlie precede
ing,'yet is worthy of statement
as a distinct propeitfon. The
fOininon school experience- is
peculiarly adapted to ilie com
mon demands of .life espe
cially of republican life.
Xo amount of didactic train
rjig can school ohe in the ways
of the world. Ho is almost
helpceps om the sea o humani
ty who haS Yiot 'Jearned'to dis
cern its sky, and read ils weathv
er-siRns.1 Yon ' cannot ' deal
succfsi'ully, ' nor fcVen safely,
with' hnmah nature until you
have learned,, human nature.
No parental precept-sno pri
vate tutor, no school of selec
ted associates, but only the
common school, where child
ren of all kinds mingle together
will givo ' your boy and girl
such training as they IriuM
hav,.lo,fit them for the busy
scramble, earnest tug, and nn.
certain issues of real . lift.
There are some things we can"
only learn by seeing ami feel
ing them. Experience is tlie
only safe tutor, and direct con
tact the only means of kiwml
edge. One such thing Is the
world we live in. Ho. who
puts. oil its study too long
must1 pay double lor evtiy les
I do not me.tn by this, that
we are 10 esposo onr children
to the vices ami follies of hu
tnani'y, but that, while e t ill
under strong homo jnlluenee,
the oversight ot wntchtul par
ents, and the direct supervis
ion of wise and discreet teach
er?, t hoy may' bo so brought
in con tact with s gll kinds ot
pooplo rw to eoouro n belter
mutual understanding, and
based -thereon,, wiso arid just
and kind dealing in tho busy
nart of after life: what the
Savior meant when he- said
"wise as serpents, harmless as
doves." . ; - : . .
These lesson of life can not be
too soon learned provided the
teacher and (hat includes the
parent, U ever on the alert to
make tlio proper application.
The great school, for teaching
successfully these primary les
sons of life and human nature
is tho common school.
JJut after all this h only a
part of the thought I. meant to
set fiirlh.- -
Under-Iho influence of otir
free institutions'" we arrive al
so great independence tf ee!-
ing, thought nd nctiori as to
be in danger of indifference to
the personal rights of others
and of extreme sendtiveness
as to-our own. Hence-the
constant need of mutual
good . ,u n d e rs t a n 4 i ii g : Ve t w e e n
man J id man,' even in our pri
vate relations. It is the nat
ural growth of personal con
tact. . '." ;, ,!.':
Hut further. Kyery public
measure, With as, from laying
a gutter lb waging a war, is
tho act of a majority. Now in
vic-w of the public interest in
volved, ten. tho&snnd .ways', in
rightly controlling majorities,
and the difficulty of wrong itien
of strong individuality, wilhV
out a oodunderstandinfj with
1 1) em, Ii o w i m poi-1 a n t to r ep,u b-
JicaiCcitizena, is that -know!,
edg arid .goo opfifcioii 6f-ejich
other winch" fc?n only come of
tt f I --. . .-J. .ii i- ..Jj
uwrwunai x vuutucit "iiou 11. 11
jHbl ,bi i qUz'(iri-J(fe,":wh y.'
let H begiti in the cbild-lift, be
ii pui'B r of irrs education,? liiu
- i.-i !!4W-.v
till furlk vr, this individuali,
iV a prime requisite or reub
ilicgnismlivcry citizeii i must
W of,oma. oiher jaik-,,Thi
'sential ' jf Stafe'BcirVityj-
'-..Aw , -
Dut it must be an intelligent
independence based on a true
estimato of self ai)d ' a due ap:
preciation .- of others. .With
thes'o, , Bell reliance become?,
not only fee highest guaranty
of individual; , success, but a
cardinal,, .virtue in republican
citizenship. Tkse things ,are
the product ol pro!onged,direcl
contact on equal terms,.; To
bo( healthy and vigorous ac
tion, they need 10 be icorpor-
ated into (ho very character of
the man. They mu ji, from tho
start, grow wifh his growth.
Their native soil and only
proper culture is the, common
school. .. I .. . '
i This idK of'difect toTfa'cj
I know, starts an objection in
tho minds ol many.,; Wo fear
the influenco of bad. associa
tisvjti the manners and mor
rIs of our children. ,The rude-:
liess of spmo children is oiTun
sn'eV Their, badness shocking.
That they are worse in the
common school does not fol
low. Hut suppose they are.
Your, teacher is presumed to
exact the utmost courtesy and
tnctest propriety iu the
I'sehool-rooni, and keep a watch
ful eye .qver ihesports of the
two brief recess is in school
hours. There is really little
room for rudeness or vice. But.
granting there , ii somo risk,
careful inquiry as; to associates,
sports and. employment in
school-hours, increased watch
fulness overkemo conduct In
term-time, frequent conference
:nUi a good, understanding 'with
tho teacher, ,,with occasional
visits to tho school-room, will
not pnIy,on:b!o the faithful
parent lo dteci any vicious
tendency in its very beginning,
but yyill , give him a better
knowledge of his child, alTord
him better means of guarding
and strengthening it against
temptation, and , i'urnish him
altogether Leter vanta'gt1
ground for schooling it iu Vir
tue and refmemeiit, than can
teccuredby any other instru
mentality'.. Hu mind, this sup
poses you, as the parent, to do
all theso things, the Sppro:
priate, aul indispensable work
of tho true parent to have
seci rcJ a suitable teacher, and
that the child is in school os
social ion only during "school
liut if your girls romp the
streets when the school closes,
and your boys assemble on the
play-ground an' hour ' before it
oponSj lingers there till the
sun is down, and then run the
streets and allies till bedtime
I wont campla'n of it, but doit
you charge their ill-'.nanners
and youthful vices to tlie cont'
mon school, lia'ther count ii
nn additional and crowning ex
cellence, that the ' school is
susceptible of being made a
school of virtue, as well as of
' . I
wisdom where precept and dis
cipline 1 may go hand in hand,
under a wise and' loving tutel
age; where the path of the
child-life may prove, ' what it
ever should, a true cliart of
... ' .
the man-life, on which is plain
ly: marked every shoal, and
quicksand, reef .and carrent,
and which, with a , true com
pass and rfcady helm will en-.
6iire a safe harbor.,
What I have 6aid of the na
ture of the common school
foyers,' largely,' Uio1 ground of
its ftin(ition,'blaims and! value.
Jn; tlie') niost obvious - view,
its'. functions' 13 to impart, a
kiiowJedgo i of . certain! things,
ivith d ' measure of mb'ntal Qis-
cinline. 'JJut tliisyby tva means,
h fills the idea 6f-the;presentdy
stateSTitoi?,. philafttihropist,.'! or
Christin iO I ftf $! to )drt thisas
alreaaylctairued as a part of a:
graAd m systenr j of : eda3a tion,
looking to the individual flap:
piness, natiorfal prosperity,
human tmfrrnetitif10'na final
worf ,;,Wqa.tft((pe(an)k:iu .the
Qihjih mast Jb earivfueted
ith tonstiartitTeferincfi Ih'etetoj
foi-matiou of .fcliarncter, refine
ment of manners, and culture
of tho -i heart, a-re: all ,;in,, ih(
scope of scliopl education. ... ,.
.. That health i3 not to be sac
rificed .in the Jorfniiou. .school
is plain- enough: it jieed no
argument. The) State provides
tho means; parent, .school, offi
cer, and feachor. are all remiss
if the rest be not done.,., ? ; ;
That formation of character,
is a function of the common
school, will readily appear by
considering what ,an put:cry
would bo raised if our schools
tolerated injustice, unthought
fulness, trickery, aud other ja-
.veuilame.raneroes, or (hey did
not aim to correct habits of
idleness., carelessness, negli-r
gence, -and such vices as 1,
love, arrogance, covelousuiess.
The samo remark will apply to
boorisliuess, boisterousncss ob
scenity, clown,ishnes3 as well
to' ingratitude, cruelty, yepge-fulncss-to
say naught ot, tho
grosser vices of intemperance,
profanity, licenliousness. ,
You admit one of HiesoVas
proper matter for school fin
ing and all the res'tmustjcyiie.
In the very nature , of things,
the whole range of moral cul
ture must come .within- the
pale of the school, livery' trait
of character, habit olife, emo
tion of the soul and passion of
tho heart, is a fit subject, if not
so much of school study! by the
child, yet all' tho -more, of
school discipline and ' culture
by, te teacher. ; For, ris al
ready argued, cducaiion is but
cultivated, growth,: ahd when
the child' grow', (o -'grow well,
ho must grow all - together.
Vices, it is well understood, are
only instincts' ill grown'or over
grown, whilo virtues - are 'the
same instincts well grown."'. In
iho grooving time . of. life;, this
growth .will it must grow tP'
jdly. on.Jf .iou.du.tKt.,watol
t with au earnest, fiUthful,'un'
emitting culture, tuo crop may
be, ruin tho harvest, death.
No r, the school and its associ
ations cover half , tho wnkiiij
hours .ol the pupil's life;, home
audits associations the other
half., These are. so djs.ti.net and
different that neither cai: sup
ply tho other. Tp insure, then,
the highest culture and fullest
rpturn, tle school must ,bo co
operative with the homo in the
whole : work of body, ; njnd,
heart ana soul growth educa
tion. This is the lunction of
, But the common tchool has
tt.n irnpovtatit mission work.
In so miscellaneous a popula
ti'jn as ours the home culture is
often sadly wanting. . , Hence
the rude manners and bad mor
als we dread. Now if thejo be
not corrected, they . must grow
from bad to worse, and these
ehildren "will become the boors
aid ruiTiaans, outcasts and vil
lains of society. True, the rag
ged schools ofpir cities niay
reclaim one in a ,tliousand, be:
nevolent assopat-ons and iritii
viduals one in a Vindred, pos
siblyur Sabbath' schools one
iiia score-f;but 'wliftt of all the
rest? lliey gatheriri troops in
to the common school,' and if
this be i piade,' as' ever may
tiii'd blight to bo, a 'lumauizirig
and refining ageiuy, the do-1
nnirid is tueti : I clam this'iis n
most important 'fuiidioii'ir the
common school. If is tlib onlf
issible means of cultivatiriff
nndlcvatiTig thoiisaids' of our
youth. Aud it may bi the most
effectual riitSsl': "Xs.'s'aid' be'
forei these are Tlu'ngs jhafare
learned, not so mncli'bf iillihgj
as byiein'ttW feelirg.!iIt is
contact that stimulates and pol
ishes, eJiHni pie hat i hspires and
moves 'feoafeuriiijig Ihat, in
school hours SI oiir childreiy
are 'under Hie Vatchfil eye ' of
judicious '!teacS?rs, -"'where' ali
sj'tuat Is right iiapproved and
sustained, aM aj that is wron
lis ttii uuvo tircvnii; tillitllieu UI1U
f school ydnr I
are at once
transferred to a healthful home
inllueuce, they havo nothing
whatever to lose, and,, indeed,
much to gain; while the. others,
soon to be. men and women
among us, -either virtuous or
vicious, having only the health
ful . influence of the common
school, made u; hundred fold
better by a strong leaven ol
culture and refinement, have
everything to gain. Andtnore;
"their gain is vours.
These children nro to be the
niea and womeii of your com
munity, your neighbors some
of them members of your house-1
hold. You can notescape'their
social, riof oven tlroir domestic
influence. Would ' you have
them vicious, or make them
virtuous? They are to bo your
fellow-citizens exerciso . with
you flnd yours an equal right
iu shaping our institutions, and
an equal voice iu. controlling
tho common destinies of our
commou ccu:it ry. Would, you
have them treacherous, selfish
and vile, or make them honest,
generous and noble? : They are
candidates fyr the lower or the
uppoT itvortd will : you ' help
them by the mighty means in
your power slum tho one and
gain the other? Did ! you ever
think of the commou school as
a mission field, where your chil
dren, by their better, training,
ate preaching a. better life to
those -less favored, than tliey
and actually. i converting a ju
venile heathendom? , Oh, be
ware bow you refuse these cups
of cold water to the world's lit
tle ones, to ; fee'A the hungry,
clothe tho naked, minister to
tlio sick, visit them that are in
the bonds of intellectual, social
hnd moral degradation. ' ;
The' claims i of tho common
? chool are entirely commonsu
rate with so comprehensive a
view of its nature and function.
and private interest in the
country. -VastRimis of money,
immense ' administrative ma
chinery, whole armies of official
agents; the health of millions
of ; children,' development oi-
their minds, formation of their
characters,. refinement Of their
manners, and culture of, their
hearts; the intelligence and pu
rity of the .social and domestic
'rcle; maintenance of Jaw and
preservation of public order,
perpetuity of our institutions
and the improvement and dis
enthralhnent of humanity, are
all directly, and largely' in
volved. We are bound, then,
in tho manifold relations oi
tax-payers, citizens, parents, pa
triots, moralists, philanthropists
and Christians, by every right
and suitable moans, to foster
the common school. There is
not one of us mark tho ex
pression!, mean it to . bo
strong there is not one who
can escape the obligation on
any righteous, honorable or rea
sonable plea, I say this be
cause much is involved in which
each and every one has so great
an interest.'1 . ' ' - ;r -
, The subject, then, claims from
every one a careful and jealous
oversight iii all . iti appoint
ments.' ; ' ': ' ',. .;!
"School i officers should be the
very best men find ablest among
you it is: n farce, and a shame
to trust; such interests to auy
other men. . :They should feel it
6acred and ' important trust
and give if their best' sernco. -,
' ' '' Youry school . houses , should
bo equal to any Seminary or
College rho'dels "b'f ''comfort
i-unvvuMMti;t5.unu.i.a(jiCj ami ui-
ted , with 'every.j ajprbniejitpl
elegance, and boauty compati
ble '"'withtlieir' use' as 'public
building's.. .. Remember your
own children spend nearly half
their traking iiouravthere.. :
, 'Your teachers should bo the-'
best b( men' k'nd ' womeh',vable,
accBinpTished,' refine'i tnodelsl
oi Bifntaanti mojai exceilence,
'Mie-pbristjan lady; ;and irentle-
tnaiy 4iioni your childrea itiuet
lova, and, whom yon1 ftftTst
spect and wilt ddlight Ifi honor.
Such teachers, I know, are not
always attainable, yet they can
bo had.' An earnest, pressing
demand, will ; create a supply.
I here can be no estimate of the
value to' a community of such
teachers well supported' litis
is the key to the problem of
supply.' Give them a zealous
and hearty support, pecuniary,
official, social do your duty by
your own schcls, and the teach
er will bo found. It is the
short pay, lack' of' sympathy,
want of moral suppo:t and so
cial attitude of many commu
nities, that every year drives
scores of our best teachers in
to belief .paid but legs' exact
ing, more highly honored but
less honorable, ' aiid, to : them;
less desirable ?;dn"hgs.: ; The
current may, it should,"! fee!
like saying it must be turned
Ihe otfier way. , ' ,
Again, you must co-operate
with your teachers in all their
school labor be it instruction,'
government, anxiety tlicro is
much of this in tho teachers
work or example. No truly
wise and loving parent will ev-'
er feel that ho has transferred
his work to the. school, but that1
the school hai been instituted
to help him in a work properly
his own, fitting his children1 for
the two Worlds beforo them
this and the upper. He ought
to be a good jirdo of, the i vork'
done; ought, to be on the imd
to see howit is done,. to watch
with his own eye and' iaVh'oTd
with his own hand and see that
it is well done, I tell .you it is
r.iin to view education as a cbn-
tract job to be inspected when
completed and rejected if un
satisfactory; ' When done it is
done forever if marred it is
an' eternal mariing. '. 1 'repeat,
the teacher and 'parent Ought
to" be co-operative." : The' par
ent rfimtM be A-eqrtontly !irii;
school, the teacher in the home
circle. It would be betfer if
thero could be'a daily confer
ence. Here it is that private
f.imily tutors have a very great
advantage. ' Indeed, 'as much
ridiculed as it has 'been'1 arid
heaped upon with''dbtoqiiy; it
is my deliberate conviction that
in abolishing; tho old custom of
i -1- ' ' ' - !.'''.. ;. .
Doanung arounu, uoili parent
and teacher lost iinportdiit van
tage ground in the educatioii
of the ehi.ldrcn. Of cou rse tdo
not advocate' its restoration.
There are Insuperable "difficul
ties. Hut stil, common schools
can never attain their full ca
pacity for good until there shall'
bo established a eoinmu'nify of
interest bctwt?on parents and
teachers as will bHhg the for
mer frequently t tho school,
lead the teacher 16 every pre
side, and ninkc him a frequent,
welcome and honored guest in
every household. . - '
...But yet this is not enough.
There must be u deep popiflar
interest and a high popular
pride in the common' schools
They really are, and ought to
be felt to be,' the most impor
tant institution in 1 the f com
munity, and the one calculated
to reflect upon it moral credit
do it most honor, and Tender it
the largest returns. ; The public
ought to'rally around its school's
sustain, cherish and foster them'
with a unanimity that will' not
brook, and , an entfusia.sm tha
will ' override f, opposition., ,:1
conceive thata.uaii of inJlq
ence can. occupy.-n mora.un
fortiUtate position in acomnm-
lu'ty than ;,one of ; indUrereiK-p,
much Jmore of antagonlsiaHto
its fublio: schools. "fio uc-r
i ; 1' .speak ;, advised jypjiaying
been eitucated in tlieiAcade.niy
and. Collftgo, Laving, anght . in
,iu-uueniy uiiu vout;gevana, pow.
fepresentiiig a State' Universi
ty, I declare to yol.tlii3:cL:ls3Xf,;
schools would be better closed
thaMo Jnferfere'serionsly with
otir publiQ schooLsr. ti no, ' .i
,i Fuji . enough liaa VetfJi 6alil to
indicale'flie potential 'Talu'e 6f
uiu trwmmon scnoois. . J say IU
i ntrrDTTOtvi rw t-r '
Ono iiura,.i,.,i.n..?1i..i ! l O-lli 1
Eath additional Ititertioii. ... "
Card peryeiir,,.,, 10 iO ....... j, ,
Local iiotlcea, h.t line. J5 1
Yearly ndvertii'i'inonf.i 10tir f
column, and at porpoitlonate rates Tit .
. 3TTIie KccordtKiii tlo. oll'tiol
ppiT 6f tbo to n and vntuitf. pid
liftvinp trip lur;e!i firetilsition of r? y , . - ,i ,
pnir nr"rtiecoiinrr. onrr mxrrttr- rvr-
imliiceinenU to ndyertifcrs., . ,. "
i ni 'i y. i - 1
natelj', wo-ruuat 9onsid;r rath;-,;,.
er What they should, and may ,. ,', t
be, than, what. we fiud them.-,- i ...
Hut if a true notion has been ,,r r
given of tlie good of irich th'ey ,,)--are-
capable, a large step has.,,
been taken .Jo ward ' its attftin1 ,; . ,
And. then, if.. education. be1,,
really valuable; if virtue andn- .
telligenco. are desirablo in the
individual, community, nation;
if man is to assunio and main- . ,
tain the high .sovereignty his,,.
Maker granted; him; iflcnowry- , ,, ,
e(Vgo is i power, instruction the.j, i
road , to wisdom, ' and goodness
the path.:to. happittess; if .ho-
nianity is .to bo elevated, dis- ,
enthralled, 'glorified;, if the 4 , jx
germs of immortal being are to -. ; . ,
be grownin .the worl'ds greaf: .
garden, into .angvls -of light to .,
encircle tho great white throhev, r
if tJic'Divine and. loving pur- . : ,
pose iii- our creation is to bo j
fulfilled by man's becomiiig.f'o
largely an honored instrument'.:
in hisy own i redemption nay, ;
even tho' harvester of God's. -,
eternal glories anttif the basis .
the ground-work of all thes'o-::
lu'gh and holy, graml and love- ,!
fraught rosultB, bo the proper,
true and ''Biiccosflful : education
of the people I' think I may.-':
well leave - with you th task . .
of 'estimating the potential, val-.
ue of the t'ublio '?cliOol, as well. : i
as Or.ng yoiir duty 'by it : '
-:i -" ti"!"
: ! :'.;:
Tub Boston Transcrint has A
very poor, opinion -of some, of . , ,. ,
tlio lecturers'who nerambulaU '
tlio country to, enljghten it. t ,t
nto. - l i j" ' l1 ' ., ' t ....
uat journal eviuenuy miUKS (
.that, sprhe.of them are ,,ovcy: , ,(
paid. Itsayk thai "while some ' "';'
persons .receive as rpqch as two,
bundred (dollars for (be oppbr-' '
tunity of scolding au-,. bour. , ' 1
-; " '. ' ....),. :
many a poor woman opes it a ,
weeK Vnil then get3 fined." ' j '
---'C'l'T Jn..P.ortflge, Wisconsiiny, -
a Justide of Ma peace married .
v couple- .'the . other day; the .
next , day meeting tho brides,
she asked, hjtn .Hvlio the deopc . ,
that -.fellow -was, she married ; i
! yesterday!'!), !,I!o had' run -oh' ... ;.
with.hef ,Fa(.;lijfifid money, aha . .;
she wanted :, to know who h'u, ,-.
was, so -sLo.iqould lollow hidi ... ,'
' P- '!:!. oiu t: , ' ' j. - '
f, ' . . '
, As excha'irge asks, "Why aVo -
women like churches?" Firstly; '
because (here 1 is no - -living '
without one; 'secondly,' because. :
there is1 a-spireto them; thirdly '
becausethey areobjects of ado- - :
ration, and lastly, but by no '
means lcastly, hecauso they :
have n loud clapper in Iheir
upper story. . ; J. W
The proprietor 6f.: .'cotton 1
factory, put' this notice on' a '
gate; UN6 cig.rs or good look-,
ing men admitted j In exnla
nation for.the reason, bo said: . l!
"The ;'one yi!l set a flame a-go-ing
among my cotton and the '
other among my girls." '
A lawver 1 had h is porfrait
faken in his favo'rito' attitude, !
with his hands in his packets; :
It would reseriiblo him "raore' ji'
closely," said h acquaintance, -
"if he had his hands in ' somo-i " '
body. else's pockets." -v ' ' "-i
-. j .....;T-T : -Jt r i . .., ' ., '
An old lady announced iti '"
Court "Yn "Atlanta that ' "she' r:"
had lib toons el," tliat'dod waY"j
h'er" lawyer.'' . "My'tiear mad '' .
ame,'replied, 'the Judge, h'u5',"
does'not'practice in this cburfin V' 1
r. "-: .-.' - ; ;... :'...''-' ,
, M.IS3.Tvck?r says it js.iwijku .i'
old. ibaclielprs , as.'.i .ia..vUi; y.y
ojd.-.wpodj-iit; isdiafd o. gt;
ihept started, hat;,'ljen ithyj
,dp take fird hey born prodjgi-';,;rj
oVsly, ,,v ':,:1,, -3
-'n 'l)ot8"-''yo'ur mtiifit WJl'' "'
rhiri 'ealu if'' nsltP.'! oH"-KTri tii
lady of the. :proprietbr"-orihe:;0' .
Bridgeport knitliifg works. "It
seems 'not.1; was tU ' pertiaenV
JX-c fj or coi
re ttuly poetical, for intahc, ?J
?V Bnn- was if gpia' toi.btdi
,Jnd all thff ftpTlns wai fcblushA-,0
V a pPFformanil