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At the Board of Education meeting the following amounts were audited for January: …Newell School, J.H. Sikes, $50.00…

Owing to the probability of spreading the flu the Newell school was suspended till it can be resumed in greater safety. The following persons of Newell have been victims of the flu: Mrs. Mary Moore, Stella Wilson and Tom C. Tucker, all of whom are convalescing.


There are eighteen flu cases at this time at Newell. The excessive rains and the flu have just about put the final quitans on the school.

from DeBrahm's Report
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