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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 83


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(a)Spending Money.—One penny a month will be paid on each star, but no boy will receive a monthly payment of more than eightpence a month.
(b)Trade Money.—In addition to the marks mentioned above, every boy of fourteen years of age or over will be able to earn either one, two, or three trade-marks each week, to be given by the Master of his shop, according to the excellence of his work. Por every trade-mark earned twopence will be added to the boy's bank account, to be given to him after he leaves the Home: one-third at six months, one-third at nine months, and one-third at twelve months, provided ho maintains a thoroughly satisfactory character.
(c)Extra, Outfit Money.—Two shillings a month will be put away from the time of a boy becoming a G.C.B.; and four shillings a month from his becoming a Truro boy. This money (called 'extra outfit money') will be spent on additional clothing (or on tools) after the boy has left the Home, partly at the end of a month and partly at the end of the first year. Those who enter the Army bands will receive this money in cash, in four half-yearly payments. It must he distinctly understood that the 'extra outfit money' (as well as the 'trade money') will he withheld for a time, or altogether, if the hoy's character he not perfectly satisfactory;all the above pay being entirely under the control of the Committee.

This 'extra outfit money' is in addition to the clothes with which a boy is furnished at the time of his leaving the Home, usually of the value of £2 10s.