Rose resigns teaching position after getting married

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Rose resigns teaching position after getting married - HER WEDDING RING REVEALS ROMANCE Miss Rose...
HER WEDDING RING REVEALS ROMANCE Miss Rose Donnelly, Kindergar. ten Teacher at No. 10 School, Then Tells It. RESIGNS POSITION AT ONCE Miss Elizabeth P. Rice, supervisor of kindergartens in the city schools, yesterday morning visited No. 10 school, at Prospect avenue and Beech street, in South Scranton; where Miss Rose Donnelly, of 622 Beech street, is kindergarten teacher. Miss Rice noticed that Miss Donnelly had another ring on the ring finger of her left hand, the teacher having previously worn an engagement ring. "Why you are wearing a wedding ring?" Miss Rice queried. "Yes," Miss Donnelly replied. "Congratulations, thousands of them, said IMiss Rice to the blushing bride. "When w'ere you married?" "During the Easter vacation," the teacher replied. "Isn't that fine?" Miss Rice went on. "Who is the lucky man? Of course you know that you cannot teach anymore. The law of the state is that marries women cannot teamr." The teacher said she was ready to resign and) did so forthwith. Miss Rice carried the resignation with ner to Superintendent of Schools George Howell, promising the bride, however, that she wouldn't say a word about it. The news creeped - out, though. Miss Rice was asked about the wedding of one of her force, but referred all inquiries to ' Miss Donnelly. . The teacher .was reached by telephone at her home. "Yes, I am married," said the bride. "It happened at Easter time, I cannot give any - more information this evening." . The former kindergarten teacher did not volunteer any further particulars relative to her wedding and of course no effort was made to obtain the name of the bridegroom.

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  1. The Scranton Republican,
  2. 26 Apr 1912, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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