1872 RULES FOR TEACHERS
- Teachers each day will fill lamps, clean chimneys.
- Each teacher will bring a bucket of water and a scuttle of coal for the day's session.
- Make your pens carefully. You may whittle nibs to the individual taste of the pupils.
- Men teachers may take one evening each week for courting purposes, or two evenings a
week if they go to church regularly.
- After ten hours in school, the teachers may spend the remaining time reading the Bible
or other good books.
- Women teachers who marry or engage in unseemly conduct will be dismissed.
- Every teacher should lay aside from each day pay a goodly sum of his earnings for his
benefit during his declining years so that he will not become a burden on society.
- Any teacher who smokes, uses liquor in any form, frequents pool or public hall or gets
shaved in a barber shop will give good reason to suspect his worth, intention, integrity
- The teacher who performs his labor faithfully and without fault for five years will be
given an increase of twenty-five cents per week in his pay, providing the Board of
Thanks to Janet Nash for sharing this little jewel.
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