School: Neillsville Annual Meeting (1873)

Contact: Dee Zimmerman

----Source: Clark County News: July 1873 Compiled by Dee Zimmerman for her weekly column "The Good Ole Days" published July 16, 2003.

At the Annual School Meeting, held in the principle school building last Monday evening, the following exhibit was made by the Treasurer, Jas. Lynch: Receipts On hand beginning of year, $1929.21. Received of Town Treasurer, $1755.00. Received of County Treasurer, $146.98 Total ...... $3831.19. Expenditures For teachers' wages and incidentals, $2796.84 The report of the treasurer was accepted and the redeemed orders destroyed by a committee appointed for that purpose. An election for clerk then took place, resulting in the choice of G. A. Austin. It was decided to have nine months of school during the ensuing year, to commence in September and close about the 1st of July. There would be vacation of three weeks during the winter holidays and in the spring, dividing the time in three terms of three months each. Taxes of $800 for teach- ers' wages, $250 for incidental expenses and $1,000 for building purposes were voted. Everett Bacon was elected a member of the Building Committee in place of John S. Dore, removed from the district.



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