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Page 85 - Any city or town may, and every city and town having more than ten thousand inhabitants shall, annually make provision for giving free instruction in industrial or mechanical drawing to persons over fifteen years of age, either in day or evening schools, under the direction of the school committee.
Page 88 - A child or young girl shall not be allowed to work between the fixed and traversing part of any self-acting machine while the machine is in motion by the action of steam, water, or other mechanical power.
Page 90 - No child under the age of ten years shall be employed in any manufacturing or mechanical establishment within this Commonwealth...
Page 87 - ... the workers to an injurious extent, it appears to an inspector that such inhalation could be to a great extent prevented by the use of a fan or other mechanical means, the inspector may direct a fan or other mechanical means of a proper construction for preventing such inhalation to be provided within a reasonable time...
Page 90 - ... and no child shall be so employed who does not present a certificate, made by or under the direction of said school committee, of his compliance with the requirements of this...
Page 24 - A system of trade schools, in which general and special instruction should be given to pupils preparing to enter the several leading industries, and in which the principles underlying each industry, as well as the actual and essential manipulations, should be illustrated and taught by practical exercises until the pupil is given a good knowledge of them and more skill in conducting them. This series should include schools of carpentry, stone cutting, blacksmithing, etc., etc., weaving schools, schools...
Page 87 - If in a factory or workshop where grinding, glazing, or polishing on a wheel, or any process is carried on by which dust is generated and inhaled by the workers to an injurious extent...
Page 89 - ... and the whole or any part of such penalty may be applied for the benefit of the injured person, or otherwise as the Secretary of State shall determine...
Page 87 - ... gases, vapours, dust, or other impurities generated in the course of the manufacturing process or handicraft carried on therein that may be injurious to health.
Page 40 - Twenty years ago professional duty took me to Germany for the first time. I cannot forget my first impressions at the sight of whole nations growing up in the full enjoyment of systematic, organized, I might almost say perfect, education I had already become acquainted with some theories and forms of education. I had read Plato's description of the perfect training for a nation. I was familiar with education in England, in Scotland and in France.

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