Annual Report of the Town Officers ... and the Town Records

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Page 21 - Provided, That nothing in this section shall be so construed as to apply to any bank, company, or corporation exercising banking powers or privileges...
Page 2 - A child between 7 and 16 years of age who may be found wandering about in the streets or public places of any city or town, having no lawful occupation, habitually not attending school, and growing up in idleness and ignorance, shall be deemed to be an habitual absentee, and, unless placed on probation as provided in section...
Page 5 - Instead of looking to the /////development of a youth, both body and mind, where does our school system make any provision for the proper manly and womanly physical development of the children ? A vacation is occasionally given ; but where is the proper physical training of the pupils ? Nowhere. Surely nothing can be more absurd than this ; but it is not the less true. What school - committee - man thinks of a rounded, full-developed muscle and vigorous frame of body as the precursor of, support,...

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