A ride to school for kids in a new Talleyho type vehicle.

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A ride to school for kids in a new Talleyho type vehicle. - ALEXANDRIA, LOUISIANA, to State-Times Ginners...
ALEXANDRIA, LOUISIANA, to State-Times Ginners Assocla cotton cot price reports ginners cotton on the 1 small comparison cotton much than to of the oil considered of the bidding ... these them that out city at near caused ne to SCHOOL VEHICLE. It Will Transfer School Chil-dren Chil-dren Chil-dren on Red River. (From Saturday's Dally) The first "Public School Transfer" for this section of the parish was received received yesterday In this city from Cincinnati. Through the courtesy of Parish Superintendent C. C. Henson, the vehicle was driven to the Town Talk office so that the editor might be allowed to see it, knowing that it was the first vehicle of the kind to be seen here. The transfer is made on the order of a tallyho, with nicely upholstered seats along the sides, giving ample room for seating sixteen school chil dren. The top extends ou so as to protect the occupants from the sun's rays, and there are oil cloth curtains that can be fastened down securely during severe weather, thereby affording affording splendid protection to chil dren In going to and returning from school In the most severe weather. The transfer was In charge of a colored man who drove it down to Richland, where it will be turned over to Mr. , R. Y. Hathorn who is school director of Ward Two. The transfer will be used in trans porting children from the Richland neighborhood to the school at Poland, a distance of four miles. Town Talk readers are already familiar with the custom of transferring school chil dren from one neighborhood to school In another neighborhood, wnich system is found more satisfac tory, as It admits of the establishing of better , equipped schools than if they were divided between several smaller neighborhoods. Vehicles of this kind were in use last season in Cheney ville ward and proved a great success. first is the the this the try, of by how for its the ber; have of

Clipped from Weekly Town Talk12 Sep 1908, SatPage 1

Weekly Town Talk (Alexandria, Louisiana)12 Sep 1908, SatPage 1
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