1904 The School Review  
A CASE designed to test the constitutionality of the law requiring city high schools to admit pupils from townships that have no high schools, on payment of $2 a month for each pupil by the township from which he comes, has been reversed by the Indiana supreme court without passing on the constitutional question. The case had attracted much interest in Wayne county and throughout the state owing to the fact that similar suits were contemplated elsewhere. The circuit court held the law valid and
more » ... d the law valid and ordered that sixteen-year-old Nellie Worl should be admitted to the Newcastle high school without payment of the additional tuition demanded by the school board. Her father brought the suit as her next friend, alleging the daughter's age and place of residence, but not stating that she was unmarried. The supreme court held that a sixteen-year-old girl who marries loses her legal right to attend the public schools, and, therefore, Miss Worl should have shown that she was still unmarried, and was not excluded on account of being a wife. THE Indiana appellate court on July 2, in the case of Silver, Burdett & Co. vs. the state board of education to enjoin it and the state board of school commissioners from letting a contract for furnishing arithmetics for the common schools, held that the Silver-Burdett Company had no cause entitling it to an injunction. The theory of the book publishers was that the board had no authority to advertise for other bids for books, as it was already under a contract with them, by which they had expended $5,000 in revising its books. The court held that the board had the right to reject the Silver-Burdett FOR COLLEGE ENGLISH Heath's English Classics -Over fifty volumes, including those required for college entrance examination, in neat and attractive, yet inexpensive, editions carefully edited and printed.
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