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Congressional Edition Volume 3949 (Paperback) Loot Price: R413
Discovery Miles 4 130
Congressional Edition Volume 3949 (Paperback): United States Congress

Congressional Edition Volume 3949 (Paperback)

United States Congress

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 Excerpt: ...for me to enter into details. The teachers of these establishments are recruited from the best scholars of the public common schools, taken at an age between 14 and 16 years and admitted to the normal schools for a course of two years' study. The salaries paid by the city to the assistants vary from 500 to 900 francs ($96.50 to $173.70) per year; to the teachers, from 1,000 to 1,950 francs ($193 to $376.25). The "directrice," or mistress, of each establishment is paid from 2,000 to 2,500 francs ($386 to $482.50) annually. Lodging, heat, and light are furnished free of cost. Geo. F. Lincoln, Consul-General. Antwerp, July 88, 1899. BRUSSELS. After exhaustive inquiry as to the existence of school gardens in this consular district, 1 learn that there are no schools of this character here, nor is this branch of instruction given in any public or industrial school. There are, however, three institutions in this consular district corresponding in character to agricultural colleges in the United States, namely, the Government horticultural school at Vilvorde, horticultural school at Mons, and the horticultural and arborieultural school at Tournai, Belgium. The two last named are communal institutions, but receive an annual subsidy from the Government. Scholars under 16 years of age are not admitted to the above-mentioned schools. Geo. W. Roosevelt, Consul. Brussels, August 19, 1899. LIEGE. In 1888, two schools were founded by societies, one for agriculture and the other for horticulture. In 1890 these two schools united, forming what is known as the horticultural school of Liege, and receiving financial support from the Government, the province, the city, and public subscription. I am not able to learn exactly what the different corporations pay in this c...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: United States Congress
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 7mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 124
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-45143-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-231-45143-2
Barcode: 9781231451434

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