Russian, German, English, French and Japanese applicants subsequently obtained concessions.
A county board of education examines applicants for teachers' positions and pupils applying to enter high schools.
The common school of each district is under the immediate supervision of a board of trustees; but a state text-book commission determines what text-books shall be used in these schools; the state superintendent of public instruction prepares the questions that are used in examining applicants to teach, passes judgment on publications for use in school libraries, and advises with the county superintendent of schools.
Frauds and evasions by applicants and pensioners, though they exist, are not believed to be numerous.
But he lacked business thrift, inherited a disposition to endorse for his friends, and was often unable to distinguish between deserving applicants for aid and adventurers.