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ng was generally very ordinary, but the trustees do not mean to be understood to say that nothing useful has been taught or learned in this school. On the contrary much has been attempted and learned beyond the requirements of our public schools. Cornelius Walker ended his labors as teacher of the Latin Grammar school October 24, and went to the Eliot school in Boston. Charles Peirce was chosen his successor. The salary of male teachers within the peninsula was $600 at this time. Josiah Fairbanks was appointed to the female school in Austin street, as Mr. Barrett resigned in July. Miss Ann D. Sprague, assistant, resigned (March, 1827) and was succeeded by John Holroyd. This school contains 250 females whose character and habits are rapidly forming, and who are soon to exert a silent but powerful influence upon the manners and morals of the community around them. The building is badly constructed and much crowded. The standard of public education is undoubtedly rising in conse
liver resigned as writing teacher at the Town Hill school, and Reuben Swan succeeded him. About the same time Mr. Conant, at the Training Field school, was followed by Amos Barker. The other male teachers on the peninsula at this time were Messrs. Fairbanks, Peirce, and Samuel Bigelow, the latter being the master at the Neck school. March 28, Voted to expel John H——d from Mr. Bigelow's school for bad conduct. The same day a report relative to the establishment of a high school was read by Che service. It was also voted that boys beyond Canal bridge within the Winter Hill district from ten to fifteen be allowed to attend Mr. Walker's school at the Neck until the trustees otherwise order. All such boys must call on Mr. Runey and get a permit from him. The schools now number 1,450 pupils, and the annual cost of educating them is about $5 per pupil. The school for boys is under Messrs. Peirce and Baker; that of the girls under Messrs. Fairbanks and James Swan. (To be continue
ct. In September Mr. Walker resigned at the Neck, to go to the Hawes school, South Boston, and Amos P. Baker was elected to succeed him. The death of Mr. Baker was reported December 20, and Aaron D. Capen was placed over this school. Through Amos Tufts and David Devens, Esq., executors of the will of Deacon Thomas Miller, the trustees received $100, the income of Which was to be used for the schools. Voted that the school recess shall not exceed ten minutes; that the trustees supply Mr. Fairbanks' school with three dozen slates; that all lady teachers in the primary schools be allowed nine afternoons in the course of the year to visit all the other primary schools; and that children may enter from the primary to the other schools at the age of seven, instead of eight, at the discretion of the teacher. Among the bills approved is one for $40.80 to Martin Draper. He may have finished out the winter term at the Russell school, as Mr. Hastings, January 28, requested to be dischar
in Arithmetic, 98. Emerson's Second and Third Parts in Arithmetic, 98. Essex Street, Boston, 5. Evans, Mary W. J., 77, 78, 83. Everett, Rev. Linus S., 48, 92. Everett Street, 93. Evangeline, 8. Fables, La Fontaine, 29, 37. Fairbanks, —, 51, 52, 67. Fairbanks, Josiah, 20. Farrar, Luther (Calvin), 71. Faulkner, William E., 71. Fay, Rev. Dr., 73. Fay, Rev. Mr., 23. Fells Association,?6. Felton, O. C., 70. Felton, Samuel L., Esq., 94. Female Writing School, 52. FFairbanks, Josiah, 20. Farrar, Luther (Calvin), 71. Faulkner, William E., 71. Fay, Rev. Dr., 73. Fay, Rev. Mr., 23. Fells Association,?6. Felton, O. C., 70. Felton, Samuel L., Esq., 94. Female Writing School, 52. Fernald, M. S., 82, 83. Ferrin, —, 81. Fletcher, Annie L., 53. Fisk, Ellsworth, 53. Fitchburg Railroad, 65. Fitz, N. E., 53, 59, 90. Flagg, Wilson, 34, 38. Flanagan, Lewis C., 61. Flanders, Miss, 18. Flora of Somerville, The, 55. Follet, Bradbury, 70. Ford, C., 15. Forster, Charles, 49, 77, 78, 82, 92, 96, 97. Forster, Deacon, Charles, 60, 88. Fort Hill, 4. Fort Wagner, 4. Foster, T., 13. Franklin School. 60, 65. French, Miss, Rebecca, 17, 21. Fresh Pond, 9, Frost's Gramma