Salem Independent District




SALEM INDEPENDENT DISTRICT. formed from Harrison and Doddirdge counties, was established February 18, 1871; page 96 of 1871.
In connection with the schools provided for the general law of the State, the B oard has authority to estabish and Institute in which may be taught all branches necessary to prepare students for advanced classes in college, for business.

BOARD OF EDUCATION

President, Jessee F. Randolph...............Term expires Dec. 31, 1897.
Members{R. W. Young............Term expires Dec. 31, 1898
..............{R. T. Gordon,...........Term expires Dec. 31, 1899

Secretary -- Lloyd Towls


Salary paid Principal, $45.00

No. of teachers employed......................................................................................................4
No. of white pupils enumerated..........................................................................................173
No. of white pupils enrolled...............................................................................................165
Average daily attendance...................................................................................................117
Total value of all taxable property.............................................................$129,957.00
Total value of all school property..............................................................................$2,800.00
Total amount of Teachers' fund.................................................................................$1,041.00
Total amount of Building fund......................................................................................$485.00
Total amount invested..............................................................................................$4,326.00

      Since the organization of the Independent District the following persons have served as principals of the Graded Schoo; J. L. Craig, J. N. David, W. M. Blair, Joseph Roseir, and C. R. Ogden.
The school reached it highest enrollment last year.
      The course required for graduation is, Reading, Ray's Higher Arithmetic, completed; Reed and Kellogg's Higher Lessons in English, completed ; Physiology, Cutter's Comprehensive, completed; U. S. History, Montgomery, compledted; Civil Government Dole, completed; Gerneral History, Myers' completed; Shaw's English Literature, completed; Nat. Philosophy, Avery, completed; Book-keeping, Meservey, completed; Ray's Higher Algebra, completed; Hill's Rhetorie, completed; Geometry, Wentworth, five books; Honston's Physical Geography.
This course of study usually requires four terms for completion.

ADVANCED DEPARTMENT
Room 4 --- C. R. Ogden, Principal

Boys

Girls

Tamie DewMary Flanagan
Freddie PowellAurella Hoover
John CleavengerDollie Cleavenger
Dow DavisBertha Young
Earl DavisMable Lowther
Opha DavisByrdie Coyner
Fred D. DewFannie Carpenter
Edward R. DavisCarrie Flanigan
Clarence FrumLuella Boyer
Claude ZinnDaisy Randolph
Danile L. CoineLura Zinn
Berlin BingamonHazel Randolph
Bernice Gabbert
Sallie Carpenter
Allie Hoover
Belle Swiger
Ella Carpenter


Intermediate Department
Room 3 -- E. T. Wetzel, Teacher

Boys

Girls

Willie DavisMay E. Towles
Brook FordCallie Davis
Orlin DavisGeorgia Benedum
Blaine WilcoxMaude Law
Ord ZinnLula Watson
Simon C. BondMyrtle Frum
Charles DavisAnna Davis
Wilber JamisonElla Frum
Roy PowellJessie Williams
Atwell RandolphFlossie Hawker
Thomas LewinErsie Gain
Ross LyonWinnie Watson
Esker Frum
Lesle F. Randolph
Bud Carpenter


Primary Department
Room 2 -- Miss Etta Bumgardner, Teacher

Boys

Girls

Neal CooperMadge Robinson
Cullie VarnerElleanor Jamison
Wirt RandolphRuby Davis
Clyde SwisherKat Davis
Earl TateMyrtle Bingamon
Jack HooperAmy Randolph
Earl CarpenterEdna Davis
Roy ChildersLena Ford
Norton LowtherGracie Lough
Rosco WagnerCret Lewin
Archie HawkerLetta Rohrbough
John RandolphGeorgia Lewin
Guy FordHallie Leonard
Dorsey DavisGrace Furbee
Frank JohnsonMaude Flint
Neal CoyneCarrie Gabbert
Oscar AllenJudith Hisson
Bess BondBessie Swisher
Mable Flowers
Sadie Judge
Stella Harris
Edna Swisher
Lelia Davis
Sirena Meek
Cleva Meek
Lillie Lyon
Lora Bee


Primary Department
Room 1 -- Miss Lillie Dew, Teacher.

Boys

Girls

Walter DavisBlanche Willis
Ralph WatsonZella Davison
Roy BenedumCora Randolph
Arthur GainMaude Fox
Roy WatsonEdna Traugh
Bennie BowmanLena Hursey
Willie BowmanCora Wagner
Clifton JohnsonNellie Towles
Thurman JenkinsMildred Lowther
Jacob RandolphFannie Davis
James WilkinsonBertie Bingman
Harry WilkinsonAddie Davis
James CoyneBessie Harris
Fred WagnerClara Randolph
Charles LoucheryDelma Ford
Stanley YoungGay Rohrbaugh
Paul YoungBlanche Hutson
Elmer Moore
David Moore
Walter Lynch
Harman Carpenter
Charley Lynch
Max Robinson
Clarence Lough
Earl Davis
Charley Furbee
Fie Hutson
Frank Swisher
Arley Randolph
Mike Randolph
John Coyne
Carl Lowther
Dorsey Randolph
Hale Blair
Glenn Blair


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