The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Association, Volume 6, July 1902 - April, 1903 Page: 60
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60 Texas Historical Association Quarterly.
and in all their intercourse with their elders, advising them that
above all things, they abstain from the detestable use of obscene
words, from disputes, and from prohibited games.
On Fridays and Sundays of Lent in the afternoon, the Teacher
shall take care to conduct the Children to recite the Via Crucis
and to hear the accustomed doctrinal discourse. To do this he
shall try to shorten the duties of the School and to accomplish
the same as on all the remaining days, he agreeing with the Curate
of the place, whether before the discourse the Pupils may be exer-
cised in a Catechism of Christian doctrine.
On all Sundays and observed festal days of the year the Children
shall be assembled at the School an hour before high Mass, in order
to attend it in regular order.
On all occasions when the Children have to attend Church, in
their going and coming, they may go praising God by means of
some devout song in which the Teacher shall instruct them, seeing
that all of those who can carry some book in which shall be
explained the unspeakable mysteries of this august Sacrifice.
For the purpose of keeping order in the ranks, the first and
second captains of each band shall be employed, without having
any place therein, going back and forth along their respective lines,
to cause the best order and propriety to be observed.
Each one of the Presidents shall have a copy of this regulation,
and shall cause the captains and corporals to read it at least once
a week, and for this purpose they shall make all the copies possible,
the Teacher himself, moreover, taking care to read it aloud at least
once a month.
The Presidents for all cases which present themselves shall refer
to what is prescribed in this regulation.
The punishments which shall be applied to the Children who
may commit some fault shall be: to put them on their knees in
the School; to keep them under arrest in the same on holidays;
to employ them in sweeping and in other cleaning, for a whole
week, no more; to assign them to the seat of opprobrium until they
recover their lost standing; to imprison them in a room or dungeon,
which shall be called the Warehouse, but they shall not pass the
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