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E. S. Ritchie has just published a Catalogue of Philosophical Instruments, which have been expressly devised and constructed with the object of offering to the COMMON SCHOOLS of the country a class of apparatus, at moderate cost, for the elucidation of the elementary principles of Natural Philosophy. It has been his aim, in the compilation, that each article shall illustrate a principle, in the simplest form by which it can be clearly and adequately shown; to adopt the siz best uniting efficiency and economy; to simplify the construction, and to avoid unnecessary cost of material or of ornament, -- that well made, valuable, and durable apparatus may yet be of moderate price.

Sets are made up at the respective prices of twenty, thirty, fifty, ninety, one hundred and fifty, and two hundred dollars.

The Catalogue (illustrated with 120 Engravings) containing full descriptions of the instruments, practical directions for operating with each, and clear explanations of the principles illustrated, will be sent gratis on application.

RITCHIE'S CATALOGUE OF PHILOSOPHICAL INSTRUMENTS For Colleges and High Schools, new and enlarged edition, containing descriptions of over

Twelve Hundred Pieces of Apparatus,

Will be sent by mail. on application.

E. S. RITCHIE,

No. 313 Washington Street, Boston.

RHODE ISLAND

STATE NORMAL SCHOOL,

BRISTOL, R. I.

The Terms of this Institution for the ensuing year will commence as follows:

First Term, on Tuesday, September 10, 1861.
Second Term, on Tuesday, November 26, 1861.
Third Term, on Tuesday, February 11, 1862.
Fourth Term, on Tuesday, May 6, 1862.

The year is divided into four Terms, in order to give to teachers an opportunity of attending the Normal School during the vacations of the Public Schools of the State.

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The studies of the School are arranged, as far as possible, to meet the wants of actual teachers and those intending to become such. They embrace,

ENGLISH GRAMMAR AND ANALYSIS,
HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES,
General Exercises and Object Lessons will

First. The "Common School Branches," viz: SPELLING, READING, ARITHMETIC, POLITICAL AND PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY, including both teaching and drill exercises in each. be given each week; also Lessons in Vocal Music and in Drawing. Second. The "Higher English and Mathematical Branches," and the "Natural Sciences," riz:

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A Course of Familiar Conversational Lectures will be given, each term, on topics connected with the Teacher's Life and Duties.

Every subject of study and of lecture will be considered with reference to the best methods f teaching it.

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