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Hereford Reporter Newspaper Archives May 3 1901, Page 1

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Hereford Reporter (Newspaper) - May 3, 1901, Hereford, Texas Hereford who says it done train in the Panhandle no answer. Vol. I. No. Ii tit Tutt school briefs a a c. J i to i f a a amp a b what is going on in herefords institution of learning e. Homer Inmon editor amp amp it a i min it have we not had enough rain we Are All anticipating a grand vacation. Claude Witherspoon visited our school monday. Miss Mary Coyle is on the sick list this week but is now improving. Miss Nettie Laughlin went to Summerfield last thursday morning returning that evening. We All Hope that our next teacher will be As Good to us As or. Overstreet has been. We had some very hard Rains the first part of this week and they will certainly be Fine on the grass. Miss Rena Whitney was absent wednesday morning. We were glad to see her Back in the evening. The school property would look much better with a Fence around it and some Trees set out in the Yard. Rainy weather and sickness has caused Many of the students to leave school but we still have a Good attendance. Mary Burns left school Friday to keep books in her brother s store. We Are All sorry for she was a Good student. Proffesor says he wishes he could have All his boys and girls next year. He also says he Don t expect to teach any More. We the pupils of the Hereford High school wish our retiring teacher prof. Overstreet great Success in his new undertaking. Claude Norton got the prize for having the Best general average during the school which was a five Dollar Bill. The prize was Given by trustee r. H. Norton. The closing of school is accompanied by a feeling of sadness on the part of both teacher and Pupil. Past experience has taught us that we will not All meet again with the same pleasant surroundings thai we now enjoy. Some of the pupils Are going out from school perhaps never again to return while others during the eventful vacation will have their present ambitions and aspirations so blighted that it will change the whole course of their lives. Hereford deaf Smith county Texas May 3, Itoi ii.50 per year we Are All very sorry to have or. Overstreet leave us. Who says it done train on the Plains miss Carrie files who has been ill has come Back to school. We regret to announce that school will close Friday. It is hoped that our school will be As successful in the future As it has been in the past. Every one is sorry school is out but some of us Are homesick to see Green Trees and the a old folks at the trustees elected prof. Page miss Dora Mcdonald miss Clara Stewart and miss solome More As the faculty for the coming year. We All Are anticipating a Nice time tomorrow and next Day As prof. Overstreet is going to feed us on ice Cream and other goodies. School will close Friday May 3rd�?on account of or. Overstreet being in bad health. He is going to Mineral Wells for awhile and then will look after his business interests at Duncan i. T. Prof. Davis of Amarillo was up and visited our school. He made us a Good speech and said our school had one of the Best reputations of any school on the Plains. At any time we will be glad to have visitors. For two years Hereford has enjoyed an up to Date school and there is no reason Why the Good work should not go on. Few towns the size of Hereford have such a set of boys and girls. They have been brought up by parents who strove to instill in their Young minds the True principals of pure and Noble Man and womanhood. And we Are glad to recognize in them a desire for activity to do Well to perform duty to be in Earnest to value knowledge and to determine to act Well their part in life. Slightly mixed. A Young Man of Allen wrote two letters the other Day one to his a a sweetness and one to his tailor. Somehow the notes got into the wrong envelopes and the tailor was surprised by a request to Call and the Young lady horrified to read the following a please Send me a Sample of the stuff your lightest Spring pants Are made stringfellow Hume hardware co. Incorporated wholesale and retail dealers in Bain and Mitchell wagons barbed wire hardware water supplies implements and windmills. Stores at Amarillo Canyon City and Hereford Texas. Jack Harwell proprietor of the a Hereford eat Saloon specialities. Fine wines whiskers and cigars of j Jim Joe Killough i t wet if i stationery books cigars and tobaccos by confection eries fruit cold drinks ice Cream Parlours in connection Texas j Hereford a it a a it it it it a jackass Bills in City. To local banker Calls attention ten Dollar notes of 1880 series. A local banker has been calling the attention of his friends to the Peculiar features of a ten Dollar Bill in one of the series issued by the government. The Bill is generally known As the a jackass it is of the series issued in 1880. In the lower Center of the Bill is an Eagle but when the Bill is turned upside Down the head appears to be the head of a jackass. A new York paper in commenting on the note recently said that it was made by an English engraver in the employ of the United states government at that time and who took offence at some Bill being Dis a cussed by Congress in reference to England and the engraver desiring to get even made the Eagle in such a manner that it gave the result above stated and this went to How what the englishman thought of the Bill in Congress. A Ithaca n. A news. The Hereford National Bank has one of these Bills which it values As a curio. Do you want them you can get the reporter and the Dallas Semi weekly news for one year at $2.25

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