The Silk Industry in America: As Represented to the United States Industrial Commission at a Hearing at the Fifth Avenue Hotel, New York, May 22, 1901
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1901 - 68 pages
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Page 688 - Ли age and schooling certificate shall be approved only by the superintendent of schools or by a person authorized by him in writing, or, where there is no superintendent of schools, by a person authorized by the...
Page 689 - ... read at sight and write legibly simple sentences in the English language, or is exempted by law from such attendance.
Page 688 - ... the register of birth of such minor with a city or town clerk...
Page 689 - ... no superintendent of schools, the school committee, showing that the physical condition of such minor would render such attendance in addition to daily labor prejudicial to...
Page 689 - A failure to produce to a truant officer or inspector of factories any employment certificate or list required by this act shall be prima facie evidence of the illegal employment of any person whose employment certificate is not produced or whose name is not so listed.
Page 688 - ... sign the same an employment ticket as hereinafter prescribed, duly filled out and signed. A duplicate of each Age and schooling certificate shall be filled out and shall be kept on file by the school committee. Any explanatory matter may be printed with such certificate in the discretion of the school committee or superintendent of schools.
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Page 689 - R. iTibe, §' 34. cities and towns and ascertain whether any minors are employed therein contrary to the provisions of this act and shall report any cases of such illegal employment to the school committee and to the chief of the district police or to the inspector of factories and public buildings.