ART. 77] COUNTY EXAMINER. 1731
national and state constitutions, theory and practice of teaching,
and the laws and the by-laws of the public school system of
Maryland; and those of the second shall embrace orthography,
reading, writing, arithmetic, geography, United States history,
English grammar, history of Maryland, constitutions of United
States and of Maryland, physiology, algebra (to quadratics),
theory and practice of teaching, the laws and by-laws of the
public school system of Maryland; such a certificate held by a
person who obtains a school within six months from the time
the certificate was issued shall not continue in force longer than
six months after acceptance of the position of teacher, unless
the persons holding the same shall satisfy the county superin-
tendent of his or her fitness for governing a school, and his or
her ability to impart instruction in the various branches taught
in the public schools; but when the county superintendent shall
satisfy himself upon these points, he shall be empowered to
issue a certificate, which shall continue in force for five years,
unless revoked for cause; a person holding such certificate, who
fails to obtain a school within six months after issuance of same,
shall not be required to pass another examination in the same
county for fifteen months from date of granting the certificate.
1888, art. 77, sec. 64. 1872, ch. 377. 1894, ch. 378.
70. No certificate of qualification as a teacher shall be issued
to any male under nineteen years of age, or to any female
under eighteen years of age.
Ibid. see. 65. 1872, ch. 377.
71. The county examiner shall hold regular examinations of
teachers at such times as the board may direct, of which due
notice shall be given in the newspapers, or otherwise. No
examiner shall be allowed to charge any fees for the issuing of
certificates to teachers; and if any examiner shall be found
guilty of charging or receiving any fee or reward, directly or
indirectly, for issuing any certificate to a teacher, he shall be
dismissed from office.
Ibid. sec. 66. 1872, ch. 377. 1904, ch. 584.
72. It shall be the duty of the county superintendent, or his
assistant, at least three times in each year, to visit the schools
in his county, if it contains sixty teachers or less, and twice a
year in counties having more than sixty and less than one
hundred and seventy-five teachers, and once a year in counties
where there are more than one hundred and seventy-five; he