Rules for Teachers Circa
Teachers each day will fill lamps, clean chimneys.
Each teacher will bring a bucket of water and a scuttle of coal for the
Make your pens carefully. You may whittle nibs to the individual taste of
Men teachers may take one evening each week for courting purposes, or two
evenings a week if they go to church regularly.
After 10 hours in school, the teacher 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 pay a goodly sum of his earnings
for his benefit for his declining years so that he will not become a burden
Any teacher who smokes, uses liquor in any form, frequents pool or public
halls of gets shaved in a barber shop will give good reason to suspect his
worth, intention, integrity and honest.
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 Education approves.