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Archives 05-05-2010


~ Local Happenings ~

Mr. Jack Danner of Fox Springs attended church and visited his best girl Sunday.
Amelia Hatcher has returned home after spending five weeks at Livingston, nursing sick folks and teaching at normal.
Rev. Taylor preached an interesting sermon at Mt. Pisga Sunday.
Debussy composes “Nocturnes”.
Dr. Skillern passed through town on his way to Monterey Monday. He has been down in Clay County writing insurance for the past week.
Prof. Hale, of Smith County, will teach school at Oak Hill.
AT&T takes over parent American Bell.
Wanted – Good mule teams for railroad grading $8 a day. Also 50 to 75 laborers at $1.00 to $1.25 per day. See editor of the Crescent for full details.
W.R. Officer is in Nashville this week and will probably remain there for quite a while. We learn that he is acting in the capacity of State Superintendent while Morgan C. Fitzpatrick is visiting county normals.
W.H. Qualls, son of Gatewood Qualls, married Bertie Speck Sunday morning.
Economist Thorsten Veblen coins the term “conspicuous consumption.”
Farmers are happy. We had a good rain.
The public School at Hull opened yesterday with James Shelton as teacher. Good attendance the first day.
Valdemar Poulsen of Denmark records sound magnetically on wire.
1. We heartily endorse the course of our County Supt. Elbert Kimes. His treatment of each member of the Institute has been fair and just. His examinations have been completely practical. He has in all aspects performed the duties of his position in a manner that protects the taxpayers and children.
2. We are grateful to the people of Livingston for their hospitality and the many courtesies and kindnesses extended to us.
3. We extend thanks to the County Court for the court house.
4. We appreciate the assistance rendered by visiting teachers, home citizens and all others who have helped us.
Committee: J.G.H. Windle, C.D. Judd, Oga Cannon

Offices: Hilham, Tenn.,
West Fork, Tenn.

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