The New State. (Haileyville, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, January 17, 1908 Page: 1 of 8
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The New State.
HAILEYVILLE. OKLAHOMA. JANUARY 17, 1908.
Will Soon Occupy One of the Best High School Buildings
in the New State of Oklahoma.
Who can say that Haileyville is
not the most progressive and up-
to-date towns of its age in the
state of Oklahoma? A look at our
splendid school building now
looming up, with every citizen in
the town pulling together with
but one end in view, success for
the rising generation, will con-
vince the most skeptical outside
knocker that there are no moss-
backs in Haileyville.
something ok1 oik history.
it will be remembered that six-
years ago we were a small mining
camp, but now, just six years
old, can boast of over 2-,000 "de-
On June "25, 1903, our present
school system was inaugurated.
The citizens came together in
mass meeting for the purpose of
devising ways and means tor
building a school house. J. 0.
Stalcup was elected chairman
and Harry Stone secretary.
After some good, wholesome ed-
ucational talks were made bv
oril new ql'ahteuh.
Our town still increasing in
population, and greater things in
store for us in the future on ac-
count of the dawn of statehood,
the school board on April 27,
ISI07, conceived the idea and at
once put in motion a plan to bond
the town and build a school house
which would be a credit to a city.
The citizens of the town at
once, as is their habit in all mat-
ters of progress, Hocked to the
support of the board and in a
very short time the bonds were
voted almost unanimously. The
few voting against them could
not becalled mossbacks, (we have
none of this variety residing in |
our limits) but men who were
honest in their convictions and
will be found at all times with
their shoulders to the wheels of
Our now building, which is now
being completed by White &
Winkler, contractors, is a two-
story brick with basement, four
rooms and cloak room down
stairs, and two rooms, assembly
hall, cloak rooms and teachers'
ottic > up stairs. The rooms are
C ipt. A. S. Mc'vennon, J. C.j 251x29 in the clear. The assembly
Sttlcup and oth ts, the people hall is 2i5xi>H feet. The building
got down to business, which re- will be heated by steam with two
suited in the election of A. O. j radiators in each room. The
Wilkonson, Harry Stone and E. windows are all automatic with
A. Nichols, trustees, with in-j transoms. In other words the
st ructions that these three select building is well furnished, well
two more. They met at once and ventilated and perfectly made in
elected 1). .J. Morris and Dan j every respect. In addition we
Hughes. The board then organ- have an underground cistern
ized with A. O. Wilkinson, presi- which will hold 2.">0 barrels of
dent, Harry Stone, secretary and j water, something very
I). ,T. Morris, treasurer.
Without going into further de-
tails, this school board, with the
co-operation of all citizens of the
t' .vn, succeeded in building and
seating a four-room frame build-
ing and maintaining a nine
months' school, employing a su-
perintendent and three grade
teachers. All this was done by
The New State for all kinds of
i unmercial printing.
Yesterday morning and this
morning were the coldest of the
season, much ice having been in
Dr. Little and Sports Ander-
son and Hunter were out hunting
this week. They cleaned up the
h lis, vales and prairies. What
they didn't bring home is still at
needed in connection with other
good things of a school.
We are now teaching all grades
up to and including the 9th,-and
it is safe to assume that Hailey-
ville will never be found trotting
with loose traces" as long as
her citizens have the present
W. C. Farmer,
Secretary School Board.
J. (J. Warner was in Southtown
Miss Drucie Berry and Miss
Stanley visited in Atoka last
Miss Cherry, sister to Mrs
Horsman, returned to her home
at Springfield, Mo., Wednesday.
Miss Stanley, of Kansas City,
who has been visiting her cousin,
Miss Drucie Berry, returned
Good Things Left
Ladies' $5.oo to $9,oo HATS
Ladies' $2.oo to $4.oo WAISTS
♦ One Week Longer
Mayer & Jarvis 1
Williams & Son,
CARRY A COMPLETE LINE OF
FL0VR. FEED AND ALL 60QD THINGS TO EAT
MAIN STREET - - - HAILEYVILLE
GEORGE A. NOWL/N
FURNITURE and HARDWARE
Sell for Cash or on the Installment Plan
Farmer's old stand, Hailey Ave. HAILEYVILLE, I.T.
The New State for Commercial Job Printing
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The New State. (Haileyville, Okla.), Vol. 3, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, January 17, 1908, newspaper, January 17, 1908; Haileyville, Oklahoma. (gateway.okhistory.org/ark:/67531/metadc270668/m1/1/: accessed March 23, 2018), The Gateway to Oklahoma History, gateway.okhistory.org; crediting Oklahoma Historical Society.