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minister. • Born to Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Lewis, a big girl, Aug. 5. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Collier spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. W. M, Gentry.' ..Mr. and Mrs.. Albert Rendleman and children spent Sunday afternoon with Mr. and Mrs. W. D. Bevels. Mrs. Jeff Pnemister and son Lavern, spent Thursday with Mrs. Avery Greer. Miss May Thomas visited her sister, Mrs. Myrtle Phemieter, Sunday. Mr. and Mrs, Herman Armstrong were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lee Bevels Sunday. Mrs. M. Thetford spent Tuesday and'Wedneaday with her sister, Mrs. J.H. Gentry. Liga and Herman Bateon and H Burkla have become intereted in the mines recently. Mr. Jeff Phemister sold bis cattle this week. ,.,.-. Mrs; Lem Boren Is building' a new store and home. George Parrish is the contractor and has three carpenters at work. We are glad to nee Cottage Home improving. \ W. D. Bevels has sold his fine mule colt to John North. Will Smith has a new §80 wagou. CAMBRIA. Aug. 19. 1912. Sam Ennis of Royal spent Sunday with home folks. Postmaster Albert Perrine of Herrin, was a business visitor here Tuesday, Rev. and Mrs. Wm. Barringer visited relatives in Johnston City last week. A son was born Friday to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Brayfield. Mrs. Omer Grain and Mra. E. H. Greene/ were shopping: .In ,| Herrin Saturday. .,,-.. Mrs. Wm. Alsup and Mrs. Henry Sampson are numbered with, the sick. The Ice cream supper at the borne of Oarl Johns, Saturday evening, proved quite a success both financially and socially. Dr. L. H. Green and A. L. Emerson were business visitors in Oarterville Wednesday evening. Mrs. Max Epstein returned Saturday from St. Louis where she has been visiting relatives the past two ple attended the funeral of John Wis- lev at Murphysboro Monday. Merwin Perry and family, route 1, visited Joseph Fulton and family at .Centralia Sunday. Mrs. Lydia Law, of Murphysboro, was a business visitor here Monday. Rev G .W.Bali preached his last sermon for this conference year Sunday evening and departed Monday for St. Francesville to attend the annual conference. Mr. and Mrs. Frank Doty .spent Sunday with relatives at Murphysboro. Mrs, Ed Reese visited her' daughter, Mrs. Henry Johnson, at Clifford, a lew days last week. Misses Clara and Alberta Wolfe, of Hot Springs, are visiting their aunt, Mrs. J. W. Rosenberger. ,_Henry Johnson, of Clifford, spent 'Sunday here with relatives. Rev. Hoar, of Mounds, father oi our local pastor, Rev. Silas Hoar, preached at the M. E. church Sunday. Mrs. Mary Blacklock, route. 1, and Grandma Penistori, and granddaughters, Mildred_.and Dorathy k Peniston, of St Louis, where guests of Mrs. Biacklock's daughter, Mrs. WU1 Perry and family, route 1, Sunday.,, The central local W. C. T. U. will give a lawn social at the reidence of Mr. and Mr. Scott Crews, route 2, Friday evening, August 23, 1912. Ice cream and other refreshments will be served. Everybody invited. VER'GENNES. Aug. 19, 1912. Mr. and Mra. Marcus Highland and son, John Newton, of near Anna, passed through Vergennes Wednesday enroute horn's from, a visit with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Newton Stout, at Sato. . Thomas Deason is, quite ill. Miss -Inez Tweedy, of Makanda, is visiting her brother, Dr. J. R. Tweedy, and family. Misses Katie and Dale Doty are isiting relatives in Kentucky and Tennessee. Mrs. Frank Hanks, of Johnston City, is visiting relatives here. Mr. and Mrs. 'L. E. Robertson, Leo Porter,, of Carterville; Humphrey JPorter and son, Lorain, of Granite City, and Mr; and Mrs. W. C. Browne, of Murphysboro, were guests of Mr. and Mrs. Reuben Porter, route 1, Sunday. H.. P. Porter spent Thursday night with his uncle, F. P. Part'ish, and family, of near Uarbondale. Mrs. .Edwin -Plough, of St. Louis, is visiting her parents, Mr. and Mrs.; John Hermans, at Finney. „ Mrs. Henry Zoller and Mrs. S. S. D*eason and., daughter, Mildred, were passengers to- M'urphysboro Wednesday. ' • ' E. B.., .Coffer .shipped, a-', car load of live stock out •of'"Vergennes ;v Monday. Amos M'artin.of Aurora, in visiting Mr. and .Mrs. : D. B. Forbes, route-1. • Mr. .and: Mrs. Henry Miller/returned Monday morning: from : a visit with relatives at Clifford. Irl Pa'rrish.' of near Carbondale, visited relatives' here Saturday night and Sunday. x •;.-,.. . The village school opens '. Monday, September 16, 1912. Wm: .. Quigley •and Miss-Ada Mallard, .are. the teach- •ei' s - - . . ' ' ; ' . ••''•..• . . • '••' •"; Quite a number of Vergennes "peo- JACKSON COUNTY SCHOOL NOTES A. J. Rendleman, Co. Supt. The annual institute held Aug. 5-9, is conceded by those attending to have been equal, at least, to the best held in the county. The attendance was good, 226 being the total enrollment. Last year there were 210 teachers employed in the county." The number will be about the same this year. Prof. G. D. Wham, of Carbondale, is held in very high esteem by the teachers of the county. This is his second year in our institute. Prof. M^ W. Moore had charge of the music. Mr. Moore has been in the 'Jackson county institutes before and all appreciate his work. Prof. F. 0. futnam. of Ft. Worth, Texas, created a new interest among our teachers in writing and drawing. 'Miss Mary Hastings pave our primary teachers instruction that will bear fruit in our schools. STATE SUPT. BLAIR ATTENDED. Jackson county teachers feel that they were fortunate in having State Superintendent Blair with us a day and evening. He delivered an interesting and helpful address to the teachers and school officers in the afternoon and at the evening exercises addressed the county graduating class of 80 members and delivered the Normal Scholarship Certificates. It is to be regretted that these addresses cannot be printed and read by all our school officers and citizens. ANNUAL REPORT TO THE STATE OFFICE. The annual report to the state office has just been completed and turned in. The following figures are of interest to all our people. Number of children under 21 years of age June 30, 1911, 15,303: On June 30, 1912, 14,555, a decrease of 748 inThe past year. Number between 6 and 21 June 30, 1911, 11,176; June 30, 1912 r 10759, a decrease of 317 for the tfear of children of school age. A new feature of the annual report this year is the enrollmpnt in the schools which show-3764 boys and 3616 girls enrolled in the* grades. A total of 380 in the grades. The high school enrollmeont being 238 for the county. Total enrollment for the county 7618. Leaving 3140 children of school age who were not enrolled in'the public schools of the county. ' ' The total enrollment in the Parochial schools.and private schools was 664 for the county, leaving, a grand 'otal of 2471 children of school age who were not enrolled in any school last year. la this fact not: of interest to the citizens of the county? If these figures are not 'correct the school officers who 'took the "census have erred. More figures from jthe "report later. '•''Beet-Make HIvo of Scarecrow. ." Kingston, N. T.—Ellis Osterb.au t, a. farmer near here, has discovered that .the bees have turned one;"of his scare-- crows-'lnto a hive. _The trousers legs 'of the. figure were filled .'with honey.: "^

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  1. The Daily Free Press,
  2. 21 Aug 1912, Wed,
  3. Page 2

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