The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903 Page: 59
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Educational Efforts in San Fernando.
although they may be of the conquered party, shall not perform
this last act of acknowledgment; but they shall remain standing
after they have filed past until the last of their associates shall have
performed it; and the Banner of the conquered shall remain furled
until they recover the lost honor.
Challenges shall also be permitted, at one time it may be of one
band against another, at another of the individuals of the same
one amongst themselves, observing in the first case everything pro-
vided in the preceding article; and in the second case the punish-
ment of the conquered shall be to go down to the place which the
conqueror held, the latter going up to the place of the former.
For the remaining Saturdays, in the afternoon, the Children of
the first and second Departments shall be employed only in learning
a memory lesson, the shortest possible, of Spanish Grammar, and
of any other manuscript compendium that shall be formed for
them. They shall become accustomed among themselves to ask
and answer questions, and those of the third shall merely take a
review of all the questions of Christian Doctrine with which they
may have been occupied during the week.
Failure of attendance on the part of the Presidents, as well as
that of any of the captains or corporals, shall be constantly pro-
vided for by the immediate successor, whether it be to obtain pos-
session of the place, or to fill it provisionally while the absent one
is not in attendance.
The day after the disputation provided for during each four
months in article - ,1 the rest of the Children shall be subjected
to an examination by the Teacher and the twelve participants, and
all those residents who wish may also be present. According to
the greater or less amount of learning which they show, they shall
be judged as belonging to the first, second, and third grade, without
giving them the honorary distinction of the badge provided for in
the cited article.
Rules which shall be taught to the Children for their conduct out-
side the School.
The Teacher shall especially take care to admonish them con-
cerning the propriety and moderation with which they ought to
comport themselves in their homes, in the Church, on the street,
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