Mt Olivet and Double Springs school
VISITOR Nov. 19. 1918. C, TUESDAY, MAY 6, 1919 H. E. ERWIN SUCCEEDS MR. BELL ON EDUCATIONAL BOARD Three School Buildings to be Erected; Crab Creek 100 Per Cent Educational Educational in Spirit. At the regular monthly meeting of the" county Board of Education on Monday J. 0. Bell resigned as a member member and the vacancy was filled by the appointment of H. E. Erwin, superintendent of the Green River Manufacturing Company. Mr. Erwin was selected mainly on the strong endorsement given him by Mr. Bell, who recommended his appointment appointment because he was in hearty sympathy with the progressive educational educational ideals of Mr. Bell and was anxious anxious to see them carried to a success ful conclusion in Henderson county Mr. Bell resigned on account of his 'appointment as road trustee. He ex pressed keen regret in giving up the work as a member of the board bu assured the body that while he had no official connection he would do more than ever for the cause o education. .,.. The board let the contracts for building three school houses. Two contracts for one-room one-room one-room $1,000 build ings at Double Springs and Mt Olivet were awarded to Mr. Bell be cause he volunteered to do the work after the board failed to receive any bids. Garren & Justus, were awarded the contract for the erection of a $3,000 building, equipment included at Traceys Grove, the . building to be a duplicate of the two-room two-room two-room schoo building at Horse Shoe. Desks were purchased for these three buildings. Bids are requested for a one-room one-room one-room building at Pleasant Grove. The school patrons have voted a special school tax. This gives Crab Creek township a local tax for every school district in it. The board made a budget which calls for about $44,000 for city and county school purposes for the com ing year. Prof. J. W. Morgan, J. C. Sales and J. O. Bell were all in attendance.