No reproachful teacher, no truant officer threatening arrest and the Juvenile Court, ever darkened her horizon.
When, on the opening day, he did not appear, the truant officer called for him.
A truant officer brought in two ragged, frightened little chaps.
"In the back yard of one of those double-deckers down by the river," answered the truant officer.
By this time the truant officer ran over to the group and wanted to know what was wrong.
This is the place we were living that Lee was picked up by the truant officer in the Bronx Zoo.
We got the school, and in Mrs. Alger, at the time a truant officer, a person singularly well qualified to take charge of it.
The boy was safe in the street because no truant officer had the right to arrest him at sight for loitering there in school-hours.
We shall have to get the truant officer to give us the child's name and address.
To avoid the arm of the truant officer, no Greek bound boy confesses to less than seventeen years.