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Erccl Xcw State Instilittion for AffHctctl Children in New? port Xi'us, WHITE TEACHERS IN CHARGE What tlu* Ncw School Will At lenipt to Do for Colored Race in Virginia. wiih ihe npproach nf ihe llrst month nt ilir fallrSepteniber prepnrnilons for the openlng ot schools u;. every hlll nnd in every valley, from tin- sandy shorcs ,.f Accomac to tin. lofty helghtB of Alleghany, go merrlly un. It is, Indeed, a protul day for Vir? ginia?thls unlversal educntlonlil awak enlng, backed and suppottcd hy a tml vcrpal public sentlment. The Educatlonfll Page in the Sun? day Tlmes-Dlspatch ovory week shows the progress that is- being made in all sectlons of the State, while scnrcely a week-dny edltion is publlshed that does not record some news item telling of improvement contemplated for somo public or prlvate school Bomewhere ln the State. -siiimctlilnc Biillrely Xcw. Wlth tlie comlng of the Hrsl month of school. thc .Stnte of Virginia will open the doors of a school that ls .en? tlrely ncw to tho people of the State. It has long been a cry Ing need. lt ls tho ncw educatloiial lnstitution lhat :s standing ready at Newport News for the admlsslon of deaf and duinb and bllnd colored chlldren. As a rule. the colored people who have chlldren thus affllcted rlo not now know of tlio cxis tonco of thls school. Thc white peo? ple ot the .State, who are moro genoral rcadors, are requested to make known to any parent or guardlnn of such a chlld the exlstence of thls new school, and to communlcale wlth the superln? tendent at?onco. White Teitchers. The teachers ln ihls new school will be white people. Tlu- board of vlsltors have nul relied entlrely upon thelr own judgment in th- matter. They have communlcated wlth the management of similar schools ln other Southern States, Jn fact. they hnve heen largely gulded by tho oxperiences of schools that have exlstcil thlrty and forty years in neighboring States. Wlth these schools it has not been a question of color of their teachers, hut tbe all-lniportant question of experience. There ls no collego or other lnstitution In thls country for thc preparation of colored men and women for teaching thc deaf, dumh and bllnd. OpciiH Si'liteiiilier S. Thc Vlrglnla State School for Deaf and Hlind Colored Chiinren. its oillc-ial tltle. opens its flrst session in its new bulldlngs at Newport News on Wed nesday. September *. 1909, Tbe follow iiig extracts, culled from thc clrcular of Information Issued hy William C. Ritter, thc superlntendent, an- printed for the general information <>f the people; ?Thi-: |s a free public school for those colored children of the Stato who aro too deaf or too hlind to recelvc Instruc tlon In th.- common schools and are not physically or mentnlly tinflt t?> nssociate wlth other chlldren. No chargo is made for tultlon. board, books. etc. The use of all school apparatus, and overythins reiiuired is free. except clothing nnd travellng expenses. which mus?. hc pald for hy the parents. N.ltlier lloxplinl Nor Ilcforinnlory. ?This Is a school. lt is not a h.ospital, and those not strong enough. nr who mav otherwise he physically untllted will not be allowed to remaln, "Thls ls not a reformatory. Neither denfnesH nor bllndness prevents achlld being sent to the State Reformatorles. Vicious or Incorrlgible chlldren will ' not he allowed to remaln here. "Thls is a school. lt is not a home or a charity. and those who cannot or wlll not learn should be sent to tho instltutlons providod for that class by the State. "The object'vf thls, school Is to edu cate and equlp" for'useful cltlzenshlp such colored chlldren within the bord? crs of tlie State as art- unable, by rea? son of detectlve hearlng, speech or sight, io bo educuted in the public schools. lt is no more an asylum, hos? pltal poor house or reform school than nre the public schools throughout the State. Chlldren Incapable of making advancement in studles, physically] work or incorrlgible, cannot bc retaln cd in this school. "All admltted must hc nble to dress /nnd otherwise care for themselves. A chlld rc'iuiring the services or a spe cl.il aitc-ndant cannot be ndmltted. "No puptl wlll be given leave of ab ' sence during the lerin. unless Blclcness or some extremlty makes 11 unavold able, "Chlldren, to hc received Into the l regular school department, should ho * between elght and slxteen years of age. sound lu mlnd aml body und of good morals, "Care wlll always be excerclsed that the pupils remaln and devote thom selves falthfully to their dutles: but the munagemeht cannot ln- responslblo for truants, and any expenses Incurrel in such cases inurt. be met hy the par? ents or gunrdlans. Whnt lliiHt lie I'rovltli-tl. "The parent or gnardlan is requlred, before enterlng his chlld here, to pro vldc it wiih a good, strong trunk. con? talnlng a year's supply of sultablo clothing. each plece marked Indelibly and plainly wrltten wiih tho name of tho owner. A list of urtlcles needed will he sont wlth uppllcation hlunk. "Tho eo-.irse of Instrucllon in this school will cover u perlod of elght For Infants aud Cliildrem The Kind You Have Always Bought Biguaturo of t&2jc/fficUcM4S. GOWAK'S PREPARATION EXTUKNAL ANTtSEPTI For Sore Thioat, ColiH.-CroUo, Couths, Astlima,.fiun SpriiDJ. Bruiuv Sutiluru. insect Uil<?, KlieumaUsi iwtUUiL Rtdu?? F?w A,i bmiltiiti. 25c i? 41 -i CLEANS TEETH WHITB A NEW STATE INSTITUTION viiif'iNi.t scnoor, poii tDi.niii'ii ih'.ai-' ano iimxii cmr.DiiEX, xkwpout miws, .?ears, but ln no caso wil' the chlld be u-pt at the soliool after ll Is fully ns ?crtalncd It can make no further pro ?rcss in its stinlles. Send tli<" I'uplI Proinpllv. "lt is Important that nll puplls ihould be on hand at the openlng of ichoot. A pupll who cotnes late Is iot only handtcapped through tlie re nnlnder of thc term. hut Is a drag on ho'ciitlre class. And, in juslicp to tho eucher and to the puplls who onter ichool at the hoglnnlng of thc session, ve request nll parents to soo to lt that helr chlld comes promplly at the ipenlng of thc session so that lie may nue a falr start witli the others. "The session of the school begins on hc second Wednesday in Scptemben, ind closcs on tlie first Wednesday be orc thc second Thursday In June foi school. Iliile.i of tlie Scltobl. The hcsl medical attentlon is fur? nished free of chargo. "Vlsltors are welcome every day from 10 A. M. to l i>. M., and from 2:30 1'. M. to 4:30 P. M., except on Satur days nnd Snnduys. "Before a chlld cnn be admltted we must havo In this offlee nn appllcatlon property: lllled otit, and In ever case the parent or guardlan must walt for a wrltten notlce of the ncceptniice of sald appllcatlon before bririglng or sendlng the chlld. "Parents wlll hear from their chll? dren whllo in school hero at least once a month. Stnmps or tlie money for them must bo furnished Iri case parents desire to hear oftener. "Fallure lo hear regularly should HEAD OFNEJV STATE SCHOOL WTT.T.TAM C ItTTTKH, Suiierlnteiiilent YIi-kuiIii Slnic School for Colored Deaf nnd Hlind Clilldrcn. lowlng. (.'i-iu-rnl 1 iilorililllloli. "The school ls non-sectarian, hut moral and rellglous Instructlon is given, and tlie puplls may attend churches deslgndted by thelr parents, when.'-ln the judgment of the school of llciatR, it is advisable lo <lo so. "Thc food. cure, recreation aml discl pllne of thc school resemble what may be expected In a well-regulated house hold. "Parents are expecte?l to take thelr clilldrcn homo durlng ihe va'catioh, "An educatlon for tlie deaf is far more important than lor thc hearlng chlldren. "Do hol allow tiuack or Iravellng doctors iu experlment wiih your cliild's henrlng. "Vlsltors to th'- school cannot bo entertHlned for meals nnd lodgtng. Parents and frlends wishlng to vlsit their chlldren can get board near the not cause uneasiness, for in case any thing serious is the matter, the super? lntendent always writes at once. .At all tlmes the patrons can accept 'No news as good news.' "There helng no vacatlon Christmas or Enster, puplls cannot he taken hoine at these, nor at other limes during the entlre school year, except In caso of. sickhess, Puplls going without the eonsent of the su'periritenuent wlll bo aischafged. "llidldays are given for one day only, on Thanksglvlng Day, Chrlslinas, New Year's Day, Wasliinglon's Birth? day aml Enster." The board of vlsltors to the school are: II. It. Houston, president, Hamp? ton; litiilford D. Eurltt, Staunton; A. C. Walker, Walkerton; Edwln I. Ford, Newport News; J. L. Tallaferro, Glou? cester; Clarence Porter Joffes, secre GREAT WORK OF University of Virginia Classes Growing More Important and Interestlng Each Year. [Speclal to The Times-Dispatch.] CHAUhOTTESVILL,'*. VA.. August 14.?Slnco the closo of the Unlverslty of Virginia Summer School ono ls able to rcflect upon the slgnlflcanco of thnt most interestlng gathering of Its kind ever held ln Vlrglnla. Thore wero more teachers present than have ever met in any summer school In thls State before. Thoso who puld for courses und pursued systematlc work numbered exactly 1,141. Add to thls tlie vlsltors, members of the State EH/gh School AssocJatlon, the State Sunday-School Conventlon, thc Rural Llfe Conference und others, and the total will approxlinate 2,500 or 3,000 persons. The registrar's books show a re? markably line and intelligent group of students. Professors who haVe taught in varlous Virginia and other summer schools were unaninious in the expres slon of oplnlon that thoy had seen no wliere a more promlslng body of stud? ents. Thore were 212 who held col? lege degrees, and 393 hlgh school graduates, whlle 204 took work lead? lng p> the professional certiticate, and 146 did other forms of university work. The classes ol* teajl'ing positions held by students were as follows; Collego teachers, 21; hlgU school teachers, 444; grammar grade teachers, 457; pri? mary grade leachets, 237. Number ot principals of schooli 270. Tivo K.v^e.*"*J?>n"?. Below are given Iwo expresslons of appreclation by persons who proflted by tho InstructiOn during tlie past session. They aro typlcal of many that wero voluntarily left wlth tho authorl? tles hy varlous students, and show the tremendous place which the Univer? sity Summer School hns grown to pos sess in Virginia und tlte other twen ty-four Stutes from which it drew Its students this year: "This summer school has helped me physically, intellectually and spirlt? ual ly. The change of scene, of occu? patlon und of manner of life has rest ed me. The puro alr, good water, hard work. tiikl long walks, have Itnproved my appetite, lncreased my weight and added to my health und strength. The Iniluonces that have contributed to my mental growth are: The work ln tho elussroom, tlie crlticisnis and lec tures of the teachers, the opportunlty for reading, the association of cultured people, lectures on rural llfe, readlngs, and organ recltals, the trip to Luray, the Shakespeare plays, the beautlful bulldlngs and grounds, and tlie School of Atliens. All these have broadened my vision, hnvo helped mo to see more und to love moro the beauties of nature, of literature, of music and of art.' "Not less important has been the spirltual ttplift I have experleneed. I came hero despondent, skeptleal and pretty well disgustOd with llfo. Such feelings did not seem to bolong in thls atniosphere, and almost uncon sciously they have dropped off. I leave wlth now hopos and uspirations, wlth eagerness to hogin my work, and with such joy in llvlng ns I have nover known before," What Anoliicr Snyn. "Aftor slx weeks' work ln tho Sum? mer School of the University of Vir? ginia, it impresses me as one of the best summer schools whose work I have ever seen. Tho thoroughness of the work on tho part of tho instruc tors, and the earnestness und ablllty on the vs-rt of tho student body are marked.' "Tho wide range of subjects offered ln tho school moets the needs of al? most every, class of teachers through SUMMER SCHOOL SCENE AT UNIP ERSITY KEllAL Ur'E COM'hlllJNC-LJ AT UMVEUS1TV OF YIUU1N IA SUMMliUl SCHOOL. Summer Closing: Saturday,. 1 P. M.; Other Days, 5 P. M. NoChaffinThis"Ad" KVERY WORD AND FIGURE A GOLDEN GRAIN OF PROFIT FOR THE NEXT WEEK SHOPPER, Every square jricji bulging witli matchlcss 'twixt-scason, values. All dcrjartmcnts join in making the coming week a week of unusual interest and profit to the thrifty buyer. Shop with us every clay. Best Silks Ever Offered at H Value Prices Every Yard Suited for Fall and Winter Wear SATIN FOULARDS LESS THAN ONE-HALF. SOO ynrtls Nice Heavy Satin Foulartls, in 'lC^ ncw patterns. VVcrc 75c, now. ?_7?_/C FIGURED PONGEES. 2,000 yards 20-inch Figured Pongees, all woven colors and ideal for fall wear. VVcrc /2Q>, 59c, now . ?_/yC 500 YARDS 27-INCH ROUGH SILK. This is thc popular Rubaiyat, whicli is thc best medium-pricerl Rough Silk in thc world. '2Q/l Was 75c, now . O /C FANCY TAFFETAS. 2,000 yards, 15 styles and colors, in.plain stripes, fancy stripes, satin stripes anel checks. ^C~ Were 75c, now. Tc??C SHANTUNGS. 1,500 yards thc Fine All-Silk kinds, best shades and guaranteed colors. 27-inch. ?Q_ Were $1.00, now. U7C CORDED PONGEES. A 24-inch All-Silk Pongce, with strong woven cord. Ideal for coats and thrcc-picce suits. Wcrc XLQ^ $1.00, now. U"C YARD-WIDE WATERPROOF. FAST BLACK?WILL NOT STAIN. 36-inch, 85c kind, at.69c 36-inch, 89c kind, at.75c 36-inch, $1.25 kind, at..98c 5 pieces 36-inch Black Taffeta, $1,25 kind.:. 2 pieces 36-inch Black Satin Duchess, S1.50 kind. NEW TAILOR SUITINGS. Exclusivc foreign weaves in thc ncw ncar-invisible stripes and color mixtures, in smoke, navy, brown, black and the latcst frostcd dark grays. Do you want s suit without a fault? B.UY IT HERE AND HAVE IT TAILORED HERE. Wash Goods Department Some farewcll specials before this big department moves from the first floor to tHe second. Hose and Glove Specials GREAT WASH GOODS CHANCE. 2,000 yards Fine Colored Wash Goods, regular price 25c nnd 29c. 500 yards Vanity Crinkles, regular price 25c. 500 yards Fancy Cotton Voiles, regular price 25c. LINEN-FINISII SUITINGS. About 1,200 yards of this gooel wearing cloth, in all thc new solid colors and stripes. Were 15c, now. FINE WHITE LAWN. Your Choice Highly mercerized and very sheer. Laundcrs 1 Q _ like linen. 40-inchcs wide; was 25c, now... l^C CHIFFONETTE CLOTH. This cloth is finished to a degree that gives it an all-silk look, and will give the best wear of any cotton fabric ever made. Regular price "1C _ 39c, now . LJls FINE LINEN SUITINGS. About 2,000 yards from all thc most popular lincs we carry in stylish stripes, checks and plaids. Styles correct, colors good. Were 39c to 1 Q^, 75c, now . ?*? 7v> A SWISS BARGAIN. One lot of about 1,500 yards of Fine Dottcd and Figured Swiss, all woven to wash and wear. 1 'I 1 _ Regular price 25c, now. * **7\' HOSE. 10 dozen. Fine gauzc lisle. All sizes in tan ^S C _ and black. 35c valucs, now. jL*)\j HOSE. 8 dozen. Fine lisle, all sizes, in black only. 1 Q _ 25c values, now . *? s\j GLOVES. 16-button, all silk, double tip. black, white, JQp tan, green and gray. $1.00 Gloves at. Tt7l/ TURKLSH TOWELS. 10. A 37 dozen. Extra large, soft, medium weight. O T_ 37Mc Towcl for. ArJL HUCK TOWELS. 20 dozen. Extra large, all linen. Were Q*} CA $3.25 dozen; now, per dozen.wm.JxJ NAPKINS. 10 dozen. All linen, hemstitched, close weavc. choice patterns. Were $2.25 dozen; tfl HC now, per dozen .%/i.. t %J Beginning on Monday morning we will close out every Fine Silk and Linen Parasol in thc house AT ONE-HALF PRICE. Our Suit Department Offers a rare buying chance before moving from the second floor to the third. Every dollar you inyest in this GREAT GARMENT SALE will save you more than three dollars, for the prices given won't average ONE-FOURTH VALUE. $20.00 to $35.00 Fancy Foulard Dresses, Fancy Messaline Dresses, Fancy Linen Dresses. <j?*7 QO Your choice. w * .70 All $1.50 Waists, in fine white lingerie and plain tailored. All new and choice... 98c $25.00 and $30.00 Fine Linen Automobile Coats, in plain and rough cloths. A rare chance to get a fine Coat for less than the cost of fl? j *J H C making. Your choice . $1*4. I O $30.00 to $65.00 Fancy Tailored Voilc Suits, Fancy Tailored Shantung Suits. Best fij'7 QO styles. Colors only. Your choice-wi.svJ All $2.00 and $2.50 Waists, made of thc very best materials, in all the daintiest Hn- CM QQ gerie effects. All sizes. Your choice.. wli/O All $12.50 Skirts, in plain cloths, striped cloths, voiles, serges and Panamas. All new QA QO colors and black. Your choice.iSJrt. 7 O All $6.50 and $7.00 Heavy Taffeta Petticoats. All silk, high lustre, cut full and with deep full ruffle on heavy dust ruffle. Your ffi**l QO choice_.wD.sO New House Dresses Made of fine French pcrcales?-the neatest stripes in thc softest shades of blue and gray. fiPI QO Value S2.50; special . ?H> 1.7U Long Kimonos Made of fine sheer lawns, in white and colors, fin? ished in variety of fancy colored borders. tiP 1 O C Value $2.00, special. wL.LD Underwear Annex DON'T MISS THESE SPECIALS?THEY'RE TOO GOOD. Remember, every Undergarmcnt we sell is to OUR SPECIAL ORDER IN MAKE AND FINISH. There's quality in every yard of material ilbed and perfect satisfaction in every stitch and seam. 50c DRAWERS. Made of fine, soft nainsook, finished with fincly tucked hemstitched ruffles. Were 69c, now .?. GOWNS. Made of fine, soft muslin, in two styles, high and low, and daintily trimmed with laces and rib- QQ_ , bons. Were $1.19, now ..-. 0 7i/ CORSET COVERS. Made of- fine, soft nainsook and trimmed with newest. designs in German Vals. and em- QQf? broidcries. SKIRTS. Were $1.50, now. Made of fine nainsook and finished with _ deep tucked ruffles of fine sheer lawn. "Were QQ? $1.25, now. */u*v FINE ODD PIECES. . Two big tables, of Fine Skirts, Drawers, Gowns and Corset Covers. Just a little soiled. ONLY ONE HALF PRICE. FINE RIBBED VESTS. 10 dozen Elastic Lislc-Finish Swiss Ribbed Vests, in regular and extra sizes. 25c value, 18c, Cf\n or three for 5 DOZEN SPECIAL VESTS. Fine Elastic Ribbed Cotton Vests, in a regular and extra sizes, 19c value, now. A FINE $1.00 CORSET. 125c Ask for Style 460 Royal Worcester?tong hip? high bust?made of fine, French batiste, front and side supportcrs. A very choice value d? 1 Art out the country. Thero Is no doubt ln my niiml thnt tliis summer soliool Is lentllng a very actlve uplift to tlie wliole eilucatlonal l'orwnnl movement now bolng so actlvely carrled forw.anl tlirQiiKhout tho south. Enrnest, cap ublo teachers from moro than twenty uflvo States nieot Uo.re tor sorlaus st.udy nnd for Inspirntlon, The cltles, tho townB nnd the rural communltles ot many States are the lmmotltate re clplents of the acntlemtc and profes sional growth and Impetus .here given. Every, olass of aohool, from tho kln dorgarton to tho college, ls Improved ln Ita. w.o.vk, .TUe moro comliut tq. gether of 1,200 teacnors for slx woolta Is helpful. Hundreds of .tliose who at? tend go away, wlth a wldor mental and professlonal horlsson, . anrt a flrmec graBp upon the moanlng nnd purposo of educatlon, and a reneweit vlgor foQ ."Viwrl-^v-.tlMl.7.'iaj;s.4cvoome4V- , .