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November THE FALLS CITY TRIBUNE 1
1 I , 1904 _ _ _ _ m _ _ _ _ _
II R Educational Conducted by CounfySuperiniendenf Deparirneni Croc&er
\Ve ltaveorgant1.cd our literary
society lot thc winter , introduced
special instruction in music and
, arc dying more attention to ath-
lctics titan ever bcfore. Our non-
: rcsidcn attendance is very I a rgc.
Ernest : last , a lad of sixteen
: years sustained a badly sprain
wrist in a practice game of foot
" ball on thc school grounds 'l'ues-
The young ladies bast ket ball
: team visited 'l'ecumsch and met
with defeat at thc hands of thc
I team of that city. 'l'hcy madc
thc trip in charge of Assistant
Principal Josephine Duras. A
return game will bc played on
, ! ! thc home grounds Friday and thc
. , ; local expect to make a better
: showing although their oppo-
: ncnts arc veterans at thc gamc.
Miss Minnic Hudson , who rc-
ccntly resigned her position as
teacher in Dist. H is now 'Mm.
Chas. Mason. Time teachers of
Richardson county join in extending -
The National association of
State university prcsldcnts. at the
recent meeting in Dcs110incs , Ia.
elected Chancellor E. Andrews
president of thc association.
November 24th will be'l'hanks-
s giving day. Teachers and older !
pupils should read the t presiden
proclamation , published iu daily
! papcrs. Each school should have
a copy of special day prog-rams.
6 .L'his day should be observed with
appropriate : exerciscs.
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1 Dis1. No. 4-ID. R. Huff , teach-
er-'Ve have an enrollment of 53
and are getting along niccl.r. At
our basket supper we cleared 84.75
with this wc shall buy a diction-
: ary. _ _ . _ _
James \Vittse has resign his
position as teacher in Dist. No.
26 , to take thc new mail route
from Rule , north. F. E. Bide-
nell has been secured to finish
Miss Janic Brown , on account
of thc sickness of her sister , has
been compelled to resign her position -
sition as teacher in 1)ist. No. 105
MaLelMacomber has succeeded
Miss Brown and began teaching
Monday , No\ 7th.
Dist. 15-Pearl Cunningham ,
teacher. Those neither tardy
nor absent during the past month
arc-Florence , Bessc , and Hetta
McDowell and Lester Vande\'en-
tcr. Several pupils arc out gath-
ering corn. The teacher writes
in part as follows : " While in St.
Louis I visited the educational
department of the Philippine Exhibit -
hibit and obtained three letters
from Philippine pupils. \Vc cel-
ebrate each pupils birthday that
occurs luring school days three
have had birthdays since school
bcgan. The pupils were given
letters from the Philippines to
open and read These were very
interesting Ie ttcrs. They told
us of their school. The bors'
renames were Simplicio 'l'a vcer , ag'e
14 and Ag'l'e Ceriahilario , age io ,
the girls namc is VecitaceOI1 Vi-
tan age 8 ycars. Our pupils have
answered the letler8. 'Ve arc
preparing a program for Thanksgiving -
Miss Catherine McMahan who
will Kaye the honor of teaching
the first tcrm in the new school
house in Dist. 94 visited the exposition -
position during thc last two
'l'HACIIIWS1Im'1G. ! .
't ' he regular fall meeting of the
Richardson County Teachers association -
sociation wilt be held if ! Falls
' and Satur-
City , Friday evening -
day , No\ 11 and 12.
Friday evening Prof. E. H
Barbour of the state university
wilt give an illustrated lecture on
thc subject , 'Beauties and \V on-
dcrs of the 'Vcst. " This win bc
a geological journey through the
homes of the Cliff Dwellers , Pet-
rificd Forests , Canons of the Col-
orado National Park and Bad
Lands of Nebraska.
The following is a synopsis of
VOH1 ; NOON .
1 Responsibility of the schools
in Moral 'l'raining of Children.-
Prof. Watson , Verdon.
2 Language \Vork in third and
Fourth Grades.-Amclia Nus-
b.\\1m , Shubert.
3 How to keep thc little people
busy , Especially in the Country
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schools-Carrie : E Boyd , Ver-
4 Time value of Mttsic' ' ' in the
schools and some suggcstioC's on
the teaching of the subJcct.-
Prof. 1. G. Wilson , Stclla.
A lr'I'I HNOON.
1 Sonicc things the Teacher has
thc right to demand and expect
of the school board and how to
secure thcm.-Prof.C M. French ,
2 Discipline-How to Secure
and Maintain it.-Prof 'l'obic
Falls Ci ty.
3 Agriculture in the Country
Schools-'Vhat , whp.n and how ?
C. H. \Viltse , Dist. 54.
4 Ninth grade literature , what
why , how much-Prof. Schlaifer
School officers and patrons arc
especially invited to attend. In
facts these meetings ars held in
the interest of the children. Timer
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school wilt be given the benefit
of what the teacher gains during
these meeting-s. Any school
board in . this county ought to be
willing to give the teacher permission -
mission to dismiss school Friday ,
Nov. 11 if necessary in order to
District ,8-l\Iiss Lois Spcncer's
school board gave her a wccle's
vacation in which to attend thc
S1. ouis F"ir.
Our new tcxt-books came this
week and we wilt be very happy
with clean pages and new sub-
jects to keep us tercsted.
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The corner-stonc'of the -
ney State Normal School was
laid Oct. 18th. Time school ] will
open about Sept. 1st,1905.
Last Saturday and Sunday Miss
Carrie E. Boyd , primary teacher
in the Verdon schools , visited her
sister Maud who is taking work
at thc State Normal.
District 47 , Elizabeth : . Brccht ,
tcachcr-Our enrollment is 28.
\Ve arc getting along nicely , and
the pupils manifest great interest
in their work. Our Roll of Honor
or has proved a great help in
many ways. Those perfect in
deportment during the last quarter -
er were : Lydia Dowty , Mamie
Fisher , Alice oolsby , Minnie
Goolsby , Elsie Goodeman and
' 1'0 TEACHERS. I
Each school should have a copy
of the State Course of Study.
Time work of the course should bc
lone by quarters instead of by
Baltimore oysters in bulk and
Michigan celery at Coupe and
'rho rim tomi s.
Everything new at the cider
years , and report to parents 0 ,
thc pupils' work should be made :
at the time the quarter's work is :
finish cd. 'rcachers who do not ! ; -
Lave quarterly report cards to r. .
parents should writ to the
County Superintendent for thcm.
At the close of each quarter an. 1 .
examination , covering the quart- , J
ter'R work of thc State Course of , .
Study , should be given the school ]
and a full report of each pupil's
work for the quarter sent to thc
parent or guardian , who should
examine thc report sign and re- \
turn it to the teacher for future ;
usc. Quarterly test question \
have . been sent out. It is hoped
that 110 teacher failed to receive ' /
If your term is nine months ,
each quarter will contain nine
wecksjif ; your term is.eighlmonths
two months should be considered 1
a quarter ; if your tcrm is seven
111\)11 tits , you should divide thc
term into three quarters and not ,
try to do four quarters' workjand ;
if the term is six months , do only
three quartcrs' .ork. t
, Miss Elizabeth Thomas has f
succeeded Miss ; Iinnie M. Hud-
son as teacher in District H"
Several schools are having a '
few wecks' vacation for corn
husking It is far better to have ' - . , !
a continuous tcrm of school. '
Usually these vacations : make a
bad break in the work.
Pictures of the schools in dis-
tricts 83. 51 , 45 , 8 and 7 will ap-
pear ill the next Bi-ennial Report
of the State Superintendcnt.
mill at the creamery building
building four blocks north of lIfe
Douglas mm. \Ve guarantee all _
the cider from your apples.
r 't 'JtlJ-Jttf : J apples.'I
I How About It ? I 1
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\Vil.1 ] you let us fit you in a pair of
\Vinter Shoes if you are promptly I
and politely waited upon ; rightly fit- . .
ted and you get the best style your I
- price will purchase ? J.
. If you get the utmost comfort that %
can be put into a shoe ; and have the
guarantee of a straight-out shoe
house ; to have any complaint , no -
. matter how slight , promptly satisfied , ( t .
and to know that . YOU get a dollar's r ,1 .
- worth for every dollar you pay ?
How About It ?
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GEORGE B. HOLT
TIle Shoe naIl.
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