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tjservant
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 Rules for Teachers (1872)

Rules for Teachers (1872)


1. Teachers each day will fill lamps and clean chimneys.

2. Each teacher will bring a bucket of water and a scittle of coal for
the days session.

3. Make your pens carefully. You may whittle nibs to the individual
taste of the pupils.

4. Men teachers may take one evening each week for courting pur-
poses, or two evenings a week if they go to church regularly.

5. After ten hours in school, the teacher may spend the time reading the
Bible or other good books.

6. Women teachers who marry or engage in unseemly conduct will be
dismissed.

7, Every teacher should lay aside from his pay a goodly sum of his earn-
ings for his benefit during his declining years so that he will not
become a burden on society.

8. Any teacher who smokes, uses liquor in any form, frequents pool or
public halls, or gets shaved in a barber shop will give good reason
to suspect his worth, intention, integrity and honesty.

9. The teacher who performs his labor faithfully and without fault for
5 years will be given an increase of 25 cents per week in his pay,
providing the Board of Education approves.


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TJ

 2007/5/29 11:41Profile
JennRich
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Joined: 2006/7/17
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 Re: Rules for Teachers (1872)

How interesting. . . I couldn't help but be amused about being "shaved in a barber shop". . .


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Jennifer Richardson

 2007/5/29 14:26Profile
PreachParsly
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Posts: 2164
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Quote:
How interesting. . . I couldn't help but be amused about being "shaved in a barber shop". . .





Can someone give me a little background on that? I don't understand why in that time, barber shops were looked upon as questionable.


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Josh Parsley

 2007/5/29 15:17Profile





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