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worthy of mention. Among them are
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H. C. Holloway, Esq., R. H. Hipp,
chairman of the present board of trustees,
and others. These men all received
their early training at Old
Bethel, now Pomaria Graded school.
Since that "ime quite a number of
young men havt left the Pomaria
school and entered the various colleges
of this state and other stages, where
by their merit and higb standing they
PROF. BEX. SETZER,
Principal PormCiiia SchooL
have reflected honor upon themselves
and upon those who gave them training
in the academic school department.
Among those of the present generation
might be mentioned G. Baker Setzler
and the Berley boys.
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been progressive. When a proposition
is submitted to them which has for its
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MISS LOUISE RICHARDSOX,
Assistant Pomaria School,
object the elevation of society and the
propagation of worthy ideals they give
it due consideration and accept it with
a determination to push it forward to
its full fruition. So, during the year
1912, when the* propaganda for rural
school improvement was being so earn
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the Pomaria school district, realizing
the inadequacy of school equipment,
voted bonds to secure funds for purchasing
a new site and erecting a new
building to meet the demands of th.?
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building with spacious auditorium and
ample and well furnished recitation
rooms and other necessary apartments
was built, at a cost of over $4 000.
About the same time a special tax for
maintenance was voted. And we can
now boast of one of the best schools in
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I Aull's term as superintendent of education,
and was due largely to the deep
interest he took in the welfare of the
community that tl\e present favorable
condition of school affairs was brought
The people of Pomaria are not enJ
tirely materialistic. (The little town j
ADAM L. AULL, Magistrate.
has within her bounds two churches,
I Lutheran and Methodist. The Lutheran
church was organized and built several
years ago, when Rev. J. J. Long served
the Bethlehem pastorate. He was active
in effecting the organization and
in raising funds for its erection. And
if it is not the first, the Pomaria church
is among the first churches built by
Rev. Long. While the membership at
present is small, prospects for an enlarged
membership are very bright.
Rev. S. C. Ballentine is pastor.
Thp Methodist church was built in
Pomaria several years ago, while-the
Rev. S. C. Morris was serving the
Prosperity circuit. It is also proper
to say that it was through his untiring
efforts that the church was built.
Its membership is also few in number,
but it too hopes to grow as time advances.
Rev. D. P. Boyd has served
the church for the last two years, but
owing to advanced age and failing
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active ministerial work, much to the
regret of Christians of every faith.
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Pomuria Oil 3Till.
The Pomaria Oil i.Ylill was established
a number of years ago when the movement
towards cotton seed milling was
strong in all sections of the state and
each market town reit ooiigea to
equip itself with a cotton seed oil mil1.'
Latterly the property was purchased
by Mr. A. H. Shealy, a very enterprising
and capable young man who has
made a success of it. He is a practical
map in such work, and he has run the
mill himself. He has in connection
with if a mnriprn einnerv svstem and
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he has been kept busy ginning cotton
for a wide stretch of country. His gin j
and oil mill give an air of busy, bus-1
tling life io Pomaria. He has been in 1
charge of the mill and ginnery several
years and has steadily built up its
business and its usefulness to the community.
He is a wide-awake, progressivp
business man and is doing: a full
man's share for the building up of
The Bank of Pomaria.
The Bank of Pomaria has greatly
contributed to the growth of the town
in a business way. It has a capital
stock of $15,000 and has furnished accommodation
to the farmers and the
business men of the community and to
ihe people generally. Dr. Z. r. Pinner
is president and John C. Aull is cash- i
ier. Dr. Pinner is a native of North |
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for a long time and has successfully J
practiced medicine for the people and j
is thoroughly identified with the com- !
munity and takes a lively and intelli- j
gent interest in everything for the ad- >
var.cement of the people. Mr. Aull is !
a native of that section of the county |
and is very popular with all the people i
who know and respect him for his in-!
tegrity and honesty, and he has hosts
of friends and is making a success in .
his management of the bank as cashier.
A recent statement of the bank !
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shows loans ana aiscounis i
deposits, $32,448.03; undivided profits, j
Pinner's Pharmacy is one of the very
important stores in Pomaria. A good I
stock of drugs and medicines and !
druggists' supplies are kept on hand
and the prescription counter is well
equipped to handle the prescriptions 1
of the physicians in the neighborhood.,
A' full line of the well known and most1
reliable remedies are sold here also,
as well as the drugs that are needed
most for home and general use. Dr. Z.
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ing physician and a public spirited.'
enterprising business man. He is the
president of the bank and takes an active
interest in all matters relating to
the welfare of the town and people.
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Dr. Roy J. Johnson, the prescription
clerk, is a licensed pharmacist, a graduate
of the State College at Charleston :
and a very competent and obliging !
young man who is actire in all things !
fnr thp o-nnH of rhe community.
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Mr. R. H. Hipp is the veteran merchant
of the town. He has been in
business at Poniaria for a number of
years and his business was a successor j
to the still older bu-iness of Aul!,|
Hentz & Co., and Aull & Hipp, and
those firms were the successors of D.
Hipp, so that t:ie store has been known
by two generation^ of the people of
ihis seciicn and has been popular be
cause the public were always well
treated there. Mr. Hipp carries a large
and well selected line of general raer
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chandise and supplies for the home
and the farm. He handles country 1
produce for the farmers around him.
He does a good business and has an
The Setzler Company.
The Setzler Company is a wide
awake, progressive business concern
building up a fine trade all through the |
section tributary to Pomaria. (The
company is composed of several of the
Setzler Brothers, very energetic and
popular young men. In the company ;
now the Thomas A., James P. and Ben
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jamin M. Setzler. They carry a good
line of general merchandise, catering
to the needs of the people that they
serve, and handling all grades of dry
goods and notions, furnishings and ,
supplies They keep up a large slock ;
and keep in advance of the demands o:
their patrons. They are all good citiv
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zens, ready to lend a hand to anything
that means the building up of
the town of Pomaria.
>V. B. Counts.
Mr. W. B. Counts has a popular store
in romaria. enic.inx a large share of
the patronage of the people who li.e
iiieie and tuose who trade in Fomaria.
Ae is a popular man, public -spirited
j.nd earncSi in his work for the town
and the community.
G. .J. Wilson is well known as a grocery
.Mr. J. L. Graham is the postmaster
Mr. .Thomas E. Hentz has an attractive
dry goods store. He is an enterprising
business man and has been
successful in business and has built
up a good trade.
Mr. E. A. Hentz also runs a grocery
store and keeps a line of fancy groceries.
Mr. T. E. Stone operates a blackmith
shop and an automobile repair
shop, and so does lMr. ;V D. Koon. and
they repair anything from a broken
wagon to an auto. (
During the present fall the merchants
and business men of the town, 1
realizing the importance of being able J
to take care of the cotton chat the
farmer desired to hold for higher
prices, organized a warehouse com- j
pany and they now have a bonded
warehouse under the state system with j
i capacity for 1,000 bales of cotton and
The popular Mr. J. J.
the Bank of Pomaria has arranged to
loan the farmer on his warehouse receipt
at 6 per cent. Mr. J. J. Hentz
is president of the company and Mr.
John C. Aull secretary and treasurer
and Mr. .1. T. Kinard manager.
"Sci en rifle mana cement has ervme t:?
fctay. iThese old fogies who oppose it
are as ridiculously hidebound as the
The speaker was Dr.S Simms Reid,
who is the author of several scientific
'As hidebound as the' diver," Dr.
Reed pursued. "This fellow had ben
a day laborer, and then he turned to
diving Ofccause the pay was better. But
he only went down once. Yes, he only I
wont down once, and he'd hardly been
down two minutes before he signaled
:o b'1 drawn up again.
"They drew him up quickly. He mo
tinned them to unscrew his helmet.
As soon as he got the helmet off he began
to take off his loaded shoes and 1
rubber combination suit. m
44 4I'm done with divin',' he said, 'No
more divin' for me. The dicAens with
a job where ye can't spit ^ yer
hands!'" ? Pittsbur Chronicle-Telegraph,
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