THE WEBSTER ECHO - Friday, February 27, 1914
The following is the report of the Back Fork School for the fifth month
ending February 20th, 1914. Number of pupils enrolled this month,
boys, 11; girls, 12. Average daily attendance; boys, 9, girls,
ll. Percent of daily
attendance, boys, 97, girls, 100. Names of pupils present every day
of this month: Mary Skidmore, Eva Baughman, Lula Bullion, Lina Carpenter,
Abbie Skidmore, Rosa Bullion, Nettie Baughman, Myrtle Gregory, Myrtle
Baughman,Eliza Skidmore, Lillie Skidmore, Hinkle Baughman, Gordon
Carpenter, Robert Bullion, Duffy Skidmore, James Bullion, Jessie Bullion.
Parents and Pupils are much interested in education which is due to the
success of a school.
Mamie Hamrick, Teacher
Eliza Hammons and Sol Starcher are here for a few days. (single comment
Hope this group can claim each one of these precious little pioneers.
Mamie's already spoken for. Wonder if this clipping is in her book?
She went to school with my Great Aunt Emma Jones who started teaching in
1911 in Webster County.
Submitted by: Lenore Radcliffe Yeager