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They do not feel justified, however,

First Class. in applying the ordinary contribu

S. d. tions to the funds of the charity to Grammar

0 61 this object, further than is absolutely Geography

0 63 essential for the proper celebration Arithmetic

1 0 of Divine worship. They trust that History of England

09 the kindness of those friends to the Slate

0 5 work who appreciate its religious, as Reading book, No. 4

1 0 well as its charitable or social ob- Copy book

2 jects, will enable them to make the chapel as complete in its internal

5 arrangements as the architect's abi

Second Class. lity and taste have made it in its ex

Grammar

064 ternal appearance and proportions. Geography

0 6 They purpose to apply the proceeds Arithmetic

1 0 of this anniversary collection to- Slate

0 5 wards this object, and would re- Reading book, No. 3

09 spectfully solicit the assistance of Copy book

0 2 the society's friends in providing the bell, clock, carved oak communion

5 table and seats, &c., which are still

Third Class. wanting. SYDNEY TURNER, Wilson's Grammar

0 11 Resident Chaplain. Geography

0 2 Philanthropic, Oct. 27, 1849.

Arithmetic

0 5 Juvenile offenders who are eligible

Slate as to health, age, &c., can be placed Reading book, sequel to in the society's reform school on

No. 2

0 6 Copy book

0 2 payment of 161. per annum, or of a donation of 211., from parties interested in their reformation, if there is

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Fourth Class. no vacancy on the free list. The Farm School at Redhill is at all times

Trotter's Arithmetic

0 2

0 5 open to inspection. The visits of all Reading book, No. 2 friends interested in its success are respectfully invited.

0 7 School Books for NATIONAL Reading book, No. 1

Fifth Class.

0 1 School Boys.-[The following bill explains itself. The suggestion which

PROPOSAL TO it contains is, we think, very likely

ASYLUM FOR THE DESTITUTE ORto be useful. Ed.]-Ély National

PHANS OF London.—[A most imSchool. The committee have ordered a large quantity of books, and every

portant and practical question, which

is more or less discussed in Mr. boy for the future will be required to learn lessons at home to be repeated present number.-Ed.] – It is well

Abraham's sermon, published in our at school in the morning. Each boy known that every year great numbers must purchase the number of book's

of the children of the poor, deprived and slates for the class to which he belongs, at the prices marked against city to corruption and ruin: the

of their parents, are exposed in this them, which are about half as much

number of these destitute children, as he would have to pay if he bought large at all times, has been greatly them at a shop. The books must be

increased by the fearful disease with brought every morning in a satchel

which the metropolis has been so reor bag, and they must be paid for in

cently visited, there being now in a quarter of a year.

almost every large parish numbers THOMAS BETTON, Master.

of such orphans, who are exposed to November, 1849.

all the evils and temptations incident

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to poverty. Notwithstanding the for doubt as to the practicability of large numbers of such children, this plan. Simple buildings, homely there exists no provision, supplied fare, and an education fitting the by Christian charity and tending to pupils to become farm labourers, care Christian ends, which offers them an being taken not to accustom them to asylum, and assists in the work of comforts beyond their reach in after their education. The constitution of life, will tend to confine the benefits our existing charitable bodies ex- of the institution to the class of cludes the most necessitous from children for whose sake it is in. their benefits, inasmuch as they are tended. It is proposed that a small limited to the children of those who number of orphans-e.9., 100 boyshave never received parochial relief. should be first chosen, and when the What provision then remains for the soundness of the views of the promore destitute children ? If they jectors shall have been tested by the have been convicted of some public success of the institution, it is not crime, they are eligible for the “ Phi- doubted but that means will be found lanthropic Institution.” If not, they to extend the contemplated, or to may be received into the workhouses establish similar asylums, until the of London, to a state of society cer- whole of the fatherless children of tainly not conducive to moral im- London shall have a refuge provided provement; or if, as in some in- for them, and means to ensure their stances, brought up separately from education in godliness. Agriculture the adults, still reared under a system has been selected as the occupation which is unable to distinguish be- most fitted for the children, from tween misfortune and guilt. Yet a the consideration that, ist, It best large number remain who are annu- allows of the reform of any irregular ally absorbed into the felonry of habits, without exposing the rest of London, their destitution and their the scholars to such contamination innocence alike depriving them of as is found in sedentary occupations; the fostering care of charity, and 2ndly, It is more healthful; 3rdly, leaving them exposed to all the It enables the child to provide for his temptations of a great city. The own support, whilst within the asywriters of this paper

desire
your

aid lum, and on leaving to emigrate to whilst they suggest a remedy for this the British colonies, where his agrigrowing evil. It is their wish to cultural skill will assuredly procure open a refuge for children thrown him subsistence. The projectors are by the death of their parents upon averse to collecting the children into the care of the Christian community, one large building; they would raand to preserve them from crime by ther seek to reconstruct, so far as offering to them support during the they are able, the family hearth, and years of childhood. After the first to foster the growth of those inexpenses of such an institution have stincts which are part of our nature, been defrayed, they believe that it by maintaining similar relations to may be made almost self-supporting. those of which the orphan has been To this end it is proposed that a deprived by the death of its parents, small farm be leased to be cultivated and to train through these, the child by the orphans, experience having to its future duties. Hence, one proved that the labour of children, feature of this plan would be the from nine to fourteen years of age, separating the children into groups may be made available to their sup- of not more than 25, to give to these port. This conclusion has not been families distinct residences, distinct arrived at without a careful examina- duties, and guardians, who, while tion of the results of recent experi- they perform their share in the work ments, and consultation with market- of the institution, would do the duty gardeners and other agriculturists. of parents and instructors to their The testimony of those best able to own circles. Many difficulties may speak on the subject leaves no room suggest themselves, but duty is above difficulty; and conscious that in this institute so cheap as College tuition. work they desire only the glory of For 15l. a year a man may have as God and the welfare of His poor, good rooms as he can possibly need; they ask with confidence the support the most expensive set in the College of your prayers and your alms. would probably not exceed 301. With reference more especially to Those of our readers who have ever the destitution caused by cholera, it taken respectable lodgings in a coun. is suggested to those who have been try town will know how to estimate mercifully preserved, as a fitting these figures. The charge for tuimode of testifying their thankfulness, tion, including lectures on

every the making some offering and sacri- subject required for the academical fice towards the maintenance of those degree, is 21. 55. per quarter at Camthus suddenly deprived of their bridge, and 41. 4s. at Oxford, and parents. Convinced of the necessity every single necessary charge for of this institution, the committee board, lodging, and education may submit their design to the charitable be, and often is, brought under 25l. a consideration of Christians; and will term. The addition of another 1001. be beyond measure rewarded, if their a year for personal expenses, is ampoor labours are, in any degree, ac- ply sufficient for the wants of any cepted by God, and tend to the hap- right-minded student during his piness of their fellow-men.

academical career.

- Times. COLLEGIATE EXPENSES. -- We SCHOOLS IN CONNECTICUT IN speak neither without experience nor 1848.—The total number of children information when we assert that in in attendance at the common schools no single College Oxford or Cam- of Connecticut, in 1848, was 89,007. bridge need the yearly expenses of a The amount paid from the school student exceed 1001., and they are fund of the State, for their instrucoften actually brought considerably tion, was 133,336 dollars, or one within this sum by men, maintaining dollar and fifty cents to each child. in all respects, the character and po- The total capital of the school fund sition of gentlemen.

There are no

is 2,077,641 dollars. One school lodgings in England so cheap as Col- district in the State is so childless lege rooms, no dinners in a London as to have but a single child to send club-house so cheap as College din- to school! ners, and few lectures at a popular

To Correspondents.

Mr. Bacon's letter contains valuable suggestions, but its publication at present would be attended by more inconvenience than benefit to the cause which he so ardently espouses.

ELLEN C.–The h is silent in hour, &c., for the sake of euphony. There is no authority for this silence but custom.

We are much obliged for Alpha's solution of Question 45, and for his little notice of “ A TRUANT RECLAIMED." We have not room for the latter.

A COUNTRY SCHOOLMASTER will, we trust, soon hear good news of the society in which he feels so much interest.

M. S.-There are more CERTIFICATED MASTERS now at work who have been trained at BATTERSEA COLLEGE, than at any other in the kingdom. ROBERT BLOOMFIELD.-Write a letter, addressed to the proper

and state your difficulty.

STUDENS.- We do not know how you will learn the exact pronunciation of Greek, according to the English mode, without some communication with a person acquainted with that language.

INDEX.

ANSWERS to mathematical questions, 34, Birkenhead University, 414.

112, 156, 198, 244, 290, 319, 367,
408, 451, 495.

Certificates of merit granted to Battersea
An account of the efforts of the Society men in July, 1848, 25 ; Winchester

for Promoting Christian Knowledge in and Cheltenham, 321.

behalf of national education, 66. Classes (evening) for young men, 38.
Agricultural education, 74, 293.

Chichester, meeting on the education
Advent–Tracts for Christian seasons, 59.

question, 39.
Advice from a father to his daughter on Correspondents, notices to, 42, 78, 122,

her leaving home to undertake the office 162, 206, 250, 294,330, 374, 414, 458,
of governess, 135.

502.
Arnold (T. K.)-Remarks on Mr. Ar- Common schools in New York, 64.

nold's reply to the reviewer of his Confirmation, the order of, 66.
works, 147.

Church catechism, lessons on the, 67.
American papers, selections from, 196, Collegiate Institution, Liverpool, 73.
324.

College, Queen's, London, for female
American education of the Indian tribes, education, 90, 174, 239, 283, 305, 362.
249.

Chants, hand-book of, 109.
An address to Bristol churchmen, 279. Choral class-book, 110.
Ancient paper money, 292.

Catechising by Best, 112.
Artistical decoration of schools, 312, 325. Colonization, Society for the promotion
Analysis, modern, 360.

of, 121; emigrants' school fund, 328.
lysis of

glish and French history, Confession, Dean Comber's analysis of
487.

the, 193.
Anecdote for teachers, 391.

Clergy, supply of, 205.
Arrest of truant schoolboys, 414. Catechism, an analysis of the, 243.

Congregational responding, 281.
British North America, outlines of the Church of England schools, 288.
geography of, 14.

Canterbury, St. Augustine's College, 329.
Bees and their hives, 24, 59.

Colleges of Salamanca, 350.
Battersea College-certificates of merit Church education by G. A. Denison, 356.

granted to the schoolmasters and stu- College, Harvard, 372.
dents of that college by the Committee Calcutta, opening of a pative female

of Council on Education 1848, 25. school in, 404.
Battersea College, course of study for Church education in Adelaide, 453.

next inspection at, 26; syllabus of Canadian life, sketches of, 481.
· lectures by Mr. Tate, 27; Christmas Collegiate expenses, 502
inspection, 292 ; school examination, Connecticut, schools in, (1848,) 502.

329 ; official notice, 472.
Bible lessons, 29.

Diocesan inspectors, hints for the use of,
Book of Common Prayer, tercentenary 96, 222, 300.
of, 57.

Drawing for children, 352.
Books, notices of, 66, 105, 154, 194, Drawing and mensuration, 403.

239, 278, 315, 356, 396, 450, 479.
Barbadoes, education in, 74.

Examination paperg--Winchester Dioco-
Bridgnorth Union School at Quatt, 103. gan Training School, December, 1848,
Bible-the Bible of every land, &c., 155, 31. tu
482.

Evening classes for young men, 38. mal
BradfordParochial Schoolmasters' So- Educational question--meeting at Chi-
ciety, 161.

chester, 39.
Bridges, Tubular, 315.

Education, Norwich Diocesan Board of, 79.

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450.

Education in Barbadoes, 74.

Hopwood (Rev. Henry) on Confirma.
Education, agricultural, 74.

tion, 66.
Education, middle-class, 75.

Hints on Private Devotion, 67.
Education, A Letter to the Archbishop Hann's Mechanics, 69.
of Canterbury, &c., 69.

Hints for the Use of Diocesan Inspectors
Epitome of Church History during the of Primary Schools, 96, 222, 300.
first three Centuries, 107.

History of Wonderful Inventions, 106.
Europe-Near Home, or the Countries Hand-Book of Chants, 109.
of Europe described, 107.

Hand-Book of English History, 112.
Emigrants' spiritual aid fund, 120, 328. Hand-Books of Ancient and Mediæval
Examination papers, given at the National Geography and History, by Putz, 154,

Society's Training Institution, White. 450.
lands, 139, 182.

Hook (Dr.) on the Church Services, 195.
Education-Suggestive Hints by the Vicar History of Scotland, by Thomson, 194.
of King's Somborne, 243.

History of Greece, by Carr, 241.
Examination certificates, Winchester and Historical Recreations, 279.
Cheltenham, 321.

Hymn- Prose Hymn for Children, 282.
Evening Finishing School, 410.

Hour of closing national schools, 286.
Education of recruits in the army, 412. Hours of instruction, 355, 394.
Examination papers - schoolmistresses’, Harvard College, 372.
autumn, 1849, 433.

History of the High School of Edinburgh,
Education, national, 465.
Education, observations on the govern- History and Etymology of the English
ment scheme of, 488.

Language, 451.

History of France, from the French of
Festivals and Fasts of the Church, 67. Lamé Fleury, 479.
Fairy Tales from all Nations, 106. History of the Discovery of America,
Friends and Fortune, by Anna H. Drury, from ditto, 479.

109.
Figures, 374.

Jacotot-Refutation de la Méthode Ja.
France, school at St. Denis, 207.

cotot, 67.
France, Paris and its schools under the Industrial school—Bridgnorth union, 103.

Republic of, 1, 43, 79, 123, 163, 295 ; Inventions, History of Wonderful, 106.
public instruction in, 412.

Iogram (Thomas), The Choral Class Book,

by, 110.
Geography, outlines of the geography of Ingram (Thomas), Select Psalm Tunes, by,
British North America, 14.

110.
Government inspection, course of study Intelligence, the development of the, 132,

for next inspection at Battersea Train- 267.
ing College, 26.

Insurance-the National Schoolmasters'
Greek, the principal tenses of irregular Mutual Insurance and Provident So.
Greek verbs, &c., 69.

ciety, 192 ; Meeting, 234, 249.
Governessadvice from a father to his Ince's Outlines of General Knowledge,
daughter, 135

279.
Guide, to pencil and chalk drawing for Jews-A Sketch of the History of the
landscapes, 155

Jews, 319.
Geography, ideas on physical, 188, 223, Illustrated Companion to Latin Diction-
261, 310, 338, 384, 425, 473.

ary, &c., 359.
Governess life, its trials, duties, &c., 243. Juvenile criminals-colony of Mettray,
Greek library in ruins, 293. Revista Basel 375, 415, 459.
Geography of Palestine, 331, 378, 420, Ireland, national education in, 412.
Gentleman, character of the, 371.11 werk
Grammar, English, by Latham, 403, Lessons - Bible lessons, 29.
Grammar, English, by Stewart, 403. Letters to a schoolmaster from a normal
Greek university (new), 413. oite ostur

school teacher, 61,
Geography, first book of, 45001 tarna Lessons on the Church Catechism, 67.
Geography, physical, by Hughes, 481, Liverpool Collegiate Institution, 73.
Geometry, the first three books of Euclid, Letters to an Undergraduate of Oxford, 67.
by T, Tate, 487. - ***** q? prawirohet Lessong on the Book of Common Prayer,

105 ; Dean Comber on the Confession,
Heathen, mythology, a compendium of,66.

.210,wat pagbird

193,

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