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School news from 1911

110 YEARS AGOThursday, Oct. 26, 1911from the Mathews Journal

The teachers of the county will meet at Mathews C.H. on Nov. 3, for the purpose of organizing a Teachers’ Institute. Such an organization is of great benefit to all the teachers who will give it their time.

On Saturday, Nov. 4, the Mathews County School Fair will be held here. Supt. Percifull has made elaborate arrangements for this occasion and the exhibits brought out by the little people are expected to be of great variety and high class.

100 YEARS AGOThursday, Oct. 27, 1921from the Gloucester Gazette

Mr. J. H. Rehan’s moving picture and novelty entertainment have been delighting large crowds every night this week at the tent in the village. The pictures are new, of high class and very interesting, while the feats of strength performed by Nohen the “mystery man” are little short of marvelous. Mr. Rehan has decided to finish out the week here before closing the season and there will be a performance at the tent...

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