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1894 edition. Excerpt: ... moving the building, the plastering was
shaken lrom the eeiling, and other damage done that demanded speedy
repair, and Mr. I laeker engaged the serviees of C. R. Paul, a
waster mason to repair the broken eeiling; Mr. Haeker going up
through the seuttle hole to arrrange some things in the attie.
Charles labored industriously to eover the fraeture with laths and
mortar: and with wearv limbs and perspiring brow, sat down to rest
after eompleting the job. But soon the voiee ol' Mr. I laeker was
heard in the attie ealling, "Paul, Paul, why persejutes , thou nu?
Ivjt in.' out, let nu down " Sure enough, Charles had plastered up
the seuttle hole in the eeiling where Mr. I laeker had gone up
t'.irough; and to his dism.iv, all the hard work had to be done;ver
again, in order to let the pris-o:: er eseape. Among the earlv
teaehers whose names will be rjorjmbereJ by th'j older residents,
are found: Staey Fowler, Wm. Trafton, Mr. Thompson, Chas. Hlmt'iii,
Mr. Carr. Mis; Liziij Bean, Miss Hav' wood, Miss Staekpole, Miss M.
L. Libby and Miss A C'. Johnsto.i. The unitv of t'.ie distrijts in
one, gave the people auiple means to have more eommodious quarters
tha: i heretofore; and the distriet purehased a lot pear the
residenee of Wm. Small; and in eonjunetion with Eastern Frontier
Lodge, No. 112, F. & A. M., ereeted a large building lor that
time; the Masons oeeupving the third floor for lodge pur-'poses,
and tin.-other two being used for sehools. Here was held for
several vears a tuition high sehool; the people feeling that a
higher grade would enable them to aehieve I'.ir better reults than
the ordinarv eommon sehools, as bv the laws of the State, eert.iin
studies eould not be t.raght, whieh were of importanee to thj.;e
who desired to beeome teaehers. The...
|Country of origin:
Caleb Holt Ellis
||246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
||Paperback - Trade
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