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Virginia
Military Institute
DISTINCTIVE FEATURES.
The attention ol all who ate interested in educa?
tion is respectfully called to lh? special advan?
tage! now offered bv the Virginia Military Insti?
tute. Among these advantages .ir.-.
I. Its Distinctive Military System This
has (secured tor it the name ol the West Point of
the South." It tends to muscular development
and physical health l>v an enforced regularltv in
food. sleep and cxrn ise It < t>-.it?s habits of
promptitude, otdet. discipline and subordination
It fosters seU-reliancc and force ot personal char?
acter by removing all extraneous distinctions, and
casting each youth, whatever his antecedent cir?
cumstances, on hi? own individual responsibility.
It is-equal, uniform and wholesomely test raining,
without rigor.
II. Its Distinctive Academic Curriculum.
This embraces the atudv ol English, History.
French or Spanish, Gentian or Latin, mathematics,
physics, geology, mechanic*, surveying, chemistry,
drawing.
Ill Its Technical Sclenltlic Courses. Pro
vtsloh la made for the members ot the second class
to elect between the counsel c4 civil engineering,
of analytical and applied chetnlelry and ot elec?
trical cngincontu;. Thrsc course* ate of one and
a half years' duration, and are illustrated bv con?
tinuous held and laboratory practice. The de?
partment of engineering is thoroughly enulpped
with Instrumenta and models; and the chemical,
phvsical and mlneralogical laboratories have all
appliances for thorough practical instiuclion.
IV. Its Distinctive System of Instruction,
namely, dividing ot classes into ttttians, whereby
the students are accurately graded, and each se?
cures a share ol ttic personal attention oi the in?
structor. The success of the educational work ol
the school turns largely on tins method.
V. It* Economy. The exoensesaret Pay cadet,
ft oo a year: Virginia ales t ml ion tree. *MS a
year: Sta'e cadets. S16S a year.
Thii estimate includes tuition, board, fuel and
licht? washing, room irnt. medical attendance
of the most careful diameter, clothing* book*.
Stationery and all n-.rssaiy expense*, and tails
below that oi any institution of like grade in Ilm
rountrv. This estimate is txclmitt of outfit,
and muct be understood at* an ortraff lor the en?
tire term, the first year firing of necessity the most
costlv.
For further information and cataloRue Apply te j
the Supetititcudent.
GEN. B. W NICHOLS.
I exlniMon. Va.
The Business
Men's School
A modern, progressive school of Bookkeep?
ing and Shorthand owned and directed bv
business and piofccsional men. Trained and
experienced teachers: new. up-to-date c-quip
m-mt; open all the year. Our Employment
Bureau is unable to supply the demand lor
our students.
Literatutc giv-ins full inlotmation mailed on
request.
Virginia Commercial
and Shorthand College,
Lyncbburg, Va.
^ J
If You Are Notl
Satisfied
With your present salary' and accomplishments,
why not join our summer classes and he prepared
for greater possibilities? (Masses day or night
Special rate of $30 for an unlimited scholarship lor
either the Commercial or Shorthand Course. This
is a special rate, and will toon eii in-.
Write, telephone or call in person.
THE NEW
Hayi.es Business College |
Phone Mad. 831. Hofheimcr Building.
Emory and Henry |
College
Seventy-third year will bruin
September 13, 1011. For catalogues,
views of buildings and grounds and
other information, address
CHAS. C. WEAVER, Ph. D,
Emory, Vau
Maryland School for Boys,
Loch Rsss.cn, Md.. Near Baltimore.
INDUSTRIAL' HOME FOR BOYS
aged from 10 to 16 years who are delinquent
studies, vicious in tendency or beyond parental I
control. Eo>e who have contracted the Cigarette
and other Lad habits received. Only a limited |
number accommodated.
This is no; a reformatory s--l-.oo| in the ordinary
tense. It is beautifully located on a farm of 366
acres, where agriculture is taught. Training in the
elementary branches of Education, including
Trades. Mond precepts and civic responsibility
inculcated, calculated to develop useful, self-reliant
men. Church and Sunday School. Terms, in?
cluding wholesome board, $250.00 per year. Cor?
respondence solicited. Best of reiereiices furnished.
Address
SL'PT. MARYLAND SCHOOL FOR BOYS,
Loch Raven, Mcl.
Washington and Lee
University
Lexington, Va.
Law, Engineering,
Science, Letters
For catalogue and other information
apply to
President George H. Denny.
Founded 1867. Chattered IS90.
Mt. St. Agnes
College
For Young Ladies and
Preparatory School for Girls
Founded 1867. Location high in Baltimore',
met beautiful suburb. Climste salubrious. Thr
sy-trrn oi education is thorough and progrrsstvr
<*!???-' ..: Scientific. Elective and Commercial
Courses High school Special attention to Muait
and Art. For catalogue addle..
SISTERS OP MERCY,
Mount Washington. Md.
ELON COLLEGE
iCo-educat tonal.)
Delightfully situated in the lull country.
Unsurpassed in bealthfulnesi Modem i:
t-Ttlpment. Steam heat Ele trii lights Balru
Sewerage. With all the advantages arul none a
the disadvantages oi city life,
.An Ideal inatlturlon for the education o
young men and young won.er., with twcnty-cm<
years of successful liiitorv behind It
A high-grade- College, whose graduates an
admitted without examination to tin- graduate de
?pertinents of the gtr^t universities
Malntalna alao Music. Art. Express Ion, Com
goepclal and Preparatory Department*.
Four Courses leading to degree*.
Special Normal Courses cr Teachers.
Terms moderate.?113J to 118V per session o
tan months.
For catalogue or other Information addrrs
W. A. HARPER. President,
?klon College, N. C.
eimg Done for Uplift of Negroes
BY REV. JAS. S. RUSSELL. PRINCIPAL.
PAHTIAL GROUP OP GIRIiS' Hl 1LD1NGS, ST. PAI'I. X. A.NU I, SCHOOL. - AWREXCEVILLE, VA.
in the One old county of Brunswick,
situated on a range of 'commanding
hills, overlooking the town of L.aw
rencevllle. the county seat, la that re?
markable missionary and educational
work for the uplift of negroes, known
as St. Paul Normal nnd Industrial
School, Archdeacon .lames S. Russell,
founder anil principal. To n strik?
ing extent this school Illustrates the
value of small beginnings. The work
was Inaugurated on July 2, 18SS. When
-the principal purchased a piece of land
for $1,000, giving his personul notes
for the same, as he had not a dollar
In hand nor a promise of a cent. By
fall the buildings were finished, und on
September 24th, If SS. the Normal
School opened with three teachers and
eight boarders.
That was twenty-three years ngo.
Tills year the school had an enrolment
of 538, representing various States of
the I'nlon, and Porto Rico and Africa.
There were fifty-four officers and
teachers. The school owns 1,600 acres
of land and property to the value of
over $200,nan. Most of the buildings,
including the New Memorial Chapel,
were put up by student labor, much
of the material used In construction
being manufactured on the grounds j
by students
In Heart of Dlnck Belt.
Within n range of fifty miles on any |
side of the school 50,000 negroes can
be found. The school is thus In the
very heart of the black belt, and hence
lills an actual need which the far-see?
ing principal long ago recognized and
has endeavored to meet.
The nlm of the school Is so well
stated In the foreword to one of Us
booklets, "Ward of the Church," that
It bears quoting: "Our Ambition:
That the name of St. Paul shall stand
for the highest Christian education,
coupled with n good normal training
and a useful trade of some kind. In
other words, to be practical, to turn
out boys and girls fitted for actual
service In life. Por this reason, the
course of training at St. Paul's eon
templates, first, development of char?
acter; then solid scholarship: then the
dignity of labor We believe this sys?
tem wll produce whole men und wo?
men. St. Paul has no place for the
young men or women who is looking
for the glitter and tinsel of life; they'
are not wanted. Hut for the honest,
conscientious young man or woman,!
having a purpose In life and a desire'
for self-Improvement, our doors are al- '
ways open. To such one? pov.-rty need
offer no debnrment." The school has
sent out over 400 gtaduates and has
had over 2.f>0u undergruduates in train?
ing under these principles.
The farulty Is selected with all pos?
sible care and every effort is made
to surround the student with good In?
fluences. To this end there arc religi?
ous societies for both boys and girls,
dally morning and evening prayer nnd
regular class room study of the Bible,
beside? religious services and Sunday
school every Sunday. Through the in?
defatigable efforts of the principal and
other Christian gentlemen there Is not
a bar room In the town: In fact,
Brunswick is a dry county. There are
very few demoralizing ngencles . in
Lawrenceville, The community is law
abiding. Cod-fearing nnd church-go?
ing. So it can be seen that the school
Is -most fortunately situated for the
formation of studious habits and the
development of good character.
In Itcurli of Poor.
The price. ?7 r.O per month for board,
lodging, lights, room and laundry, puts
its advantages within the reach of the
poorest. The industrial and work de?
partments afford opportunities where-1
by young men and women may defray
a part, if not all the expenses of their
own education.
Mauy of the students have pood
trades and have huilt comfortable
i tiomes and are making respectable
I citizens and useful members of so
I clely, and even helping those around
them to do the same by the force of
their example. In twenty-three years
of the schools history not a single
student of the school has ever been
arrested or tried for crime. This is the
kind of education the school attempts
to put Into those who come to It.
The school's educational work with
the students is only one side of Its
effort at uplift. It endeavors to reach
the people at largo also. Obviously
they can not cotno to the school. 30
the school in effect goes to them
through its community and social
work. The afllliuted and cooperating
bodies through which the school reach?
es the people are a farmers' Confer?
ence. Teachers' . Association, Public
School Extension League and a Tem?
perance society. The conference encour?
ages the people to buy land and build
homes, to learn and to use better meth?
ods of cultivation and to Improve their
morals and standards of living. In the
I seven years of conference work the
j holdings of land have Increased from
I 40.000 acres to 54.270 and In value of
1 land and buildings from $295,000 to
I $r>GS,0S0. Personal property has In?
creased from $70,000 to $173,531. The
total realty and personalty Is $7 41,
612 as against $365,000 seven years
ago. The negroes own one-seventh ?>f
the total land urea of the county and
their property. real and personal,
j furnishes onc-slxth of the taxable
pa lue: Ownership of land and In
I creased responsibility nnd self-respect
have caused n decreas In crime and
criminal expenses. The average num?
ber of criminal convictions has de?
creased from twenty-four to eighteen,
the amount of criminal expenses' from
over $2,000 to $1,142 this year. The
above figures are based upon report of
the Auditor for October. 1010.
Policy of Self-Help.
In educating their children the ten?
dency to self-help has nlso inc.rensed.
Pour years ago, when the schools were
first extended one month at county
rate of pny by local self-taxation, ten
"ommnnlties took part, raising $200.
This year, out Of thirty-seven school
communities, thirty-three participat?
ed, raising approximately $700 for
gi extension and $400 In monev and
pledges for c.o-opcratlvr, school Im?
provement purposes. This latter is
still going on. One community is ruis
Ing $300 to obtain a similar amount
from the board to buil? a $600 public
school building.
This is the kind of work St. Paul
is trying to do.?to reach those who
come to it and also those who can not.
Catalogues, literature and other In?
formation may lie had by applying to
the principal. St. Paul Normal and In?
dustrial School, LawrenceVtlle, Va.
I'diicntlon?The "Conduct of Life.*'
I V'rom the News Leader of June 26.1
That such a Virginian as Colonel W.
Cordon MoCabe should have a true,
just and lofty conception of the real
meaning of education Is not to be won.
dured at; that so scholarly and accom?
plished a writer should put his views
with singular clearness and force was
to be expected. But so admirable an
article as he contributed to The limes
Dispatch yesterday on this all-impor?
tant subject was scarcely to be ex
pected. as a mnttor of course from any
man. It Is natural that Colonel Mc?
Cabe should fool deeply on this sub?
ject, and with singular force and
clearness he has condensed In less than
a oolttmn the substance of what he has
learned In a long, active and busy lifo
full of experlenee. full of opportunity,
to know his stihjeet In nil Its various
lights and shades, and ho has pre?
sented his reflections and observations
with all the skill hnd charm of a
trained writer and accomplished
scholar.
Wo have from time to time endeav?
ored to point out the difference L*>
tween education and learning. Wo
have deprecated, the proneness of tho
public to confound the two. Colonel
McCabe has drawn the distinction so
clearly and so fore!b:y that his article
on "Fitting Schools" should be In the
hands of every parent in Virginia who
desires to educate his child, and has
the means with which to do It.
In our appreciation of the need of
public education, and In our enthu?
siasm for the really excellent work
that the public schooi system has done,
we have overestimated ivhat the sys?
tem could do, and have assumed that
it can take the place of all other train?
ing, and turn out educated men and
women. The sooner we learn the llnil
tatlons of the public fchools, the bet?
ter for uur children. That they have
limitations Is obvious to every ob?
servant man. and Colonel McCabe has
rendered a great service in pointing
out these limitations Learning they
ran and do Impart, tho books and the
contents of th(. books are taught; but
this, as Colonel McCabe shows. Is but
a small part of true education. There
are s.ome things which the public
schools do not and cannot, from the
nature of things, teach, and these are
the most Important In the matter of
education. The building Of character,
self-esteem, truthfulness, courage
(physical and moral) "are worth all
the LtAtln, Greek and mathematics ever
put between the Ilde of a book." Such
Is the opinion of a rmm who exempli?
fies In his own person fhe highest at?
tributes both of character and of
learning.
The foundation of character-build?
ing must lie laid at home, pnd for the
structure to he complete, the home
training must be supplemented by
close personal contact with teachers
and instructors in tho preparatory
schools. and it must ho absorbed from
the atmosphere of those schools where
a high standard prevails. Mv reason
of the great numbers attending our
public schools It Is practically Impos?
sible for such pers.mai con-act and In.
tercottr?e between the Instructor and
the pupil to obtain. "I hey are, In this
respect, Hk? gr?>at universities. At
these the student's character, in order
to get the best results, is presumed to
be lnrgelv formed before he attends
them, and the ?hlef heneflt that he oe
rives from thern is simply the acquisi?
tion of book knowledge.
The "Fitting School" that Colonel
Mc.C.?,he speaks for does and h?s done
for the pupil that which a great public
school, no matter what, can ever do.
As ft matter of course, strong rhnra<
ters arid vigorous characters can nour?
ish In sPl'e of training :>r the absence
of training; but these aro exceptional
cases, and exceptional cases arc; not
what we are dealing with. The aver?
age child needs to he trailed -trained
In the home -and the training C-ivrled
on In "lining schools." Our puhlto
schools run do miteh, hut they e.-mnnt
do all. and If we rely upon their doing
all. we are foredoomed to grievous
disappointment.
Colonel MoCaha'j admirable article
will iia^e o wide clrculaV.on, and we
trust that It will he read and pondered
by all who .?>-,> In .err.si.vl In the sub?
ject of educa'.i .11 and capecially by all
parents upon whom rey.ts the respon?
sibility tox tia tr.tiriltjg and well being
of their chll Iren.
Louisburg College
North Carolina.
The one hundred and ninth cession Ol this school
will begin September 13. 1911;
Here Kills and younR ladies can secure, at mod
erate cost, pleasant home like surroundiruta. health?
ful conditions, thorough intellectual training,
broad gentle culture under true Christian influ?
ences. All the requirement* for a well-oquinped
life- For fuller information address
MKS. MARY DAVIS ALLEN,
President,
I.oulsbura. - - - - North Carolina
Ingleside Seminary FocS&r*d
nurkcTllle, Virginia.
A school for the higher education of colored girls,
under the direction of the Board of Missions lor
Kreedmen of the Presbyterian Church, U, S. A.
Tuition free. Hoard, including light, heat and
furnished room, KiO for term ot ei,;ht months.
Cooking, sewing, dies.-inaking. housework and
aundry work taught and directed by lompelcnt
eachers.
For full particulars or catalogue, address
REV. G. C. CAMPBELL, President, or
MRS. G. C. CAMPBFLL, Preiaptraas.
HOW THEY WORKED
THROUGH COLLEGE
(Continued From First Page^
paid all my expenses during my year
of post-graduate work.
"During all tills time of course I had
to practice the strictest economy, but
I had mar.ngcil to be vt-jy comfortable
without getting over $100 from out?
side scurcrs. Besides, my outstdo
duties, though thty kept mo from tuk
Ing part In athletics, did not interfere
with my stutMet, for when a chap-.er
of Phi Beta Kappa was installed thtoo
years after I left the university, I was
elected a member. As nn undergradu?
ate I sometimes regretted that lack of
funds prevented my having more share
In the social life of the .-"Indents.
Among other things I felt unable to
accept an invitation to join a fratern
lfv until my postgraduate year. Yet I
di.l have my friends, nnd 1 do not think
that I became a more grind.
"since leaving the university I have
Faculty of the Summer Normal School at Btg Stone Gap
Big Stone Gap, Va . AiiKtift f..?Tlio
filth term ot the Stute Stimmer Normal
Schoo! ha? completed one of the most
nticrffsfill hfhalonF In Its history. The
total enrolment was pup::
Scott county led in attendance, with
arv enrolment of eighty-nine; Win?
county wai necond, with un enrolment
of sixty-nine. The other counties rep
resented were: Lee. 12; Dlckennon, SI,
KUtttpllj 23A BacftM11!*, AI* XftifiW^I. 3j
f
Ington; 1. Bland, I; Clay county.
Ccorglng, 1; Frankfort county, Ken?
tucky, 1.
Tho normal was very ably conduct?
ed by County Superintendent. J, N.
tltllman, assisted by Professor R. M.
Dougherty, principal of the High
School 'if Appaluchla, as local manager.
The faculty, which wan the ablest In
the history of the summer school, was
a? follows.; M.lss Annabel 'Wood, uor
i
mal teacher, Woodlnwn High School,
\Voodlawn, rending and primary mo-1
thods; n M Doughorty, principal Ap
palaohla IIU;h School. Appnlnchin..
arithmetic; Mira Lnvlna Ortiz, teacher
Rpanoke High School, Hnnnoko, Eng*
llstl grammar; mIha Willie London,
teacher lionnokn IliKh School, Ronnokc,
l.i.,';' ). grammar, compoKilion nnd 1U
ernturo: Georg? K. Ronnott. principal
Anderaon School, Potcrnburg, political
Kco?raxihy; R, Addlpjjton, principal
of schools, Nickulavllln, United States
history; J. K. Carter, principal Dryden
High School. Dryden, Virginia history;
.1. H. Jtussell, JohnH Hopkins Cnivora
Ity, civil government; Miss .loaslo P.
Nldormnler, teacher Cllntwood High
School, Cllntwood, physiology and
hvAlone: Mrs. Ruin Young Morrison,
lftg Stone Gap, drawing; H. K. Bennett,
head of dopnrtmcnt of education nnd
I philosophy, William nnd Mary College,
I .WJlllamoburg, theory aj^.pracUcui. J,
A COUNTRY SCHDlJL FOR B0Y5,AT RICHMOND.VA.
I he undersigned proposes to open, on TUESDAY, SEPT. 2b, Vi\\
A Boarding and Day School for Boys
Located on Grove Road, at the very edge of the city.
During the lirst session the number ol Im>vs will be limited to thirty-five. The object ol the school will be
luruisit to Richmond boys the advantage* oflered by the best boarding schools in the State, without tvepa?
nting them from their parents more than is absolutely necessary. For the present boys above fifteen years
)f age will not lie received.
The School will be. in the main, a Day School for Richmond boye, but there will be accommodation for
ten resident pupils.
For Prospectus address Headmaster, 411 East Franklin Street, Richmond, Va.
CHURCHILL GIBSON CHAMBER LA YNE, B. A. (U. Vn.), M. A., Ph. D. (Halle).
DABNEY S. LANCASTER 'U. Va.). Assistant Master.
A University ad College
PREPARATORY SCHOOL
FOR BOYS
"1
Name.
. L. Prince, Dean...
'/.. Brown.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA. 10th Session Begins September 18th, 1911
FACULTY FOR I911-'12. Experience In
Training. Teaching.
B, A Richmond College.Twelve years.
B. S. Yn Mil. Inst.. B. S. Muse. Inst. Technology......Ten years.
M. A. Richmond College, M. A. Harvard University .Fifteen years.
B. A. Yale University .Nine years.
,B. A. Richmond College.Two years.
.B. A. Richmond College.One year.
G. Carter.B. A. William and Mary College.Three years.
O. M. RICHARDSON, Athletic Director.
For information phono Madison 2342-J or address WILLIAM L. PRINCE, Dean.
R. W. Durrctt.
C
l< Foster
L. Snead
C S, C.-lc ..
II
II
University College
of Medicine
RICHMOND, VA.
STUART McGUIRE. M. D., President.
Medicine?Dentistry?Pharmacy
19th Session Opens September 12th.
NEW BUILDING. NEW EQUIPMENT.
EIGHTY EXPERIENCED TEACHERS.
EXCELLENT CLINICAL FACILITIES.
MODERN LABORATORY METHODS.
Descriptive Catalogue of any department on request.
THE CHATHAM EPISCOPAL INSTITUTE,
For Girls
Re. Res. A. M. RANDOLPH,
Bishop Diocese of Southern Vir?
ginia. Episcopal Visitor.
Kev. C. O. PR?DEN, Rector and
President Board of Trustees
MRS. L. MAY WILLIS, Principal, Graduate University of Syracuse.
A CORPS OF TWELVE CAREFULLY SELECTED TEACHERS
Eighteenth Session Opens September 13, 1111.
COURSES: LITERARY, NORMAL. BUSINESS.
Gives complete education or prepares for advanced standing in any College or University
admitting women. Extra studies in Music IVoice. Piano. Organ. Violin). Art, Elocution and
other subjects
Send for new illustrated catalogue. Addreu
THE CHATHAM EPISCOPAL INSTITUTE, Chatham, Va.
had throe, yearn of study at Harvard,
obtaining; the degree, of Ph. D.. and I
now am assistant professor at one of
the foremost'universities in the East.
"No doubt other beys with some spe?
cial equipment for earnlnf money
could have, had an easier time in col-"
lege than I had, but I do not now
regret the rather severo training that
I bad In those days, and I shall evar
feel grateful to my alma mater tar
opening up for me the way to an cdu
i cation."
N. HlUman, division superintendent,
Wien county, Coeburn. algebra; Arthur
W. Stair, principal Albemnrle High
School, Albemnrle, N. C, physical geo?
graphy and agriculture; Miss Archio
Swanson, teacher Whltmell High
School, Dry Fork, English history nnd
spelling; Miss Louise Love.ll. teacher
domoatlc science. Driver Agricultural
High School, Driver, domestic science
and xpanual 1iainiuk,
jrGloucester Academy^
An "Accredited School"
of the University of Virginia.
On the Principal's Farm, Sum
merville, near Gloucester C. H.,
Va.
Thorough preparation for col?
leges and universities and for a
business life.
Special attention to backward
boys. Boarders occupy the
Idwelling' with the family, and
receive the most careful indi?
vidual supervision.
The next session will begin
September 7th.
For circulars, address
JOHN TABB,
Principal of the
Gloucester Academy,
P. O. Glouscester, Va.
Madison
Hall,
Washington,
D. C.
School lor Young Women and Girls.
College and Elective Courses. Music,
Art, Expression, Modern Languages. So?
cial advantages of Washington. For illus?
trated Year Book address
PROF. AND MRS. GEO. F. WINSTON,
Principals.
St. Catherine's
Normal Institute
Harlem ami Arlington Avenue?,
nultlmore, Md.
TM? Institution, conducted by thn Sister*
of the. Holy Cross, offers superior educa?
tional advantages, Classical and 8clontlfic;
Music. Drawing and Painting. Typowrltlns.
optional studies. Particular attention paid
to tho training of Organists and Catholla
Choirs. Separate departments for younnj
pupils.
For catalogue, address
BISTER HUPBRIOR.

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