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Susie L. Hunt

                        [Note: Miss Hunt married C. L. Swarts of Arkansas City.]
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 8, 1879.
School Report. The following are names of scholars who have been absolutely perfect in attendance and punctuality during the last school month.
GRAMMAR DEPARTMENT. Fred. McLaughlin, 96; Linnie Peed, 85; Charlie Grimes, 86; Mary Theaker, 92; Jerry Adams, 95; Samuel Reed, 88; May Benedict, 85; Susie Hunt, 84; Willie Patterson, 74.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 12, 1879.
The following students are deserving of honorable mention for dili­gence, good behavior and nearly perfect attendance. Included in list: Susie Hunt.
Emma and Susie Hunt, sisters...
Arkansas City Traveler, Wednesday, December 10, 1879.
DECORATING TREE: Mr. and Mrs. Bonsall, Mr. and Mrs. Scott, Miss Eva Swarts, Hattie Houghton, Flora Finley, Angie Mantor, Ella Grimes, Mattie Mitchell, Kate Hawkins, Alma Dixon, Blanche Marshall, Emma Hunt, Susie Hunt, Mr. B. Matlack, F. Farrar, W. Gooch, Mr. Rose, G. Howard, B. Maxwell, W. D. Mowry, F. Hutchison, E. LeClare, L. Norton, Mr. B. Parker, C. McIntire.
Emma Hunt...Kaw Agency.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 7, 1880.
Miss Emma Hunt returned to her home at the Kaw Agency on Sunday last.
The Misses Hunt...Arkansas City.
Arkansas City Traveler, July 7, 1880.
Miss Linnie Peed, Mattie Mitchell, Mary Theaker, Ella Grimes, Flora Finley, Miss Dobyns, and the Misses Hunt, of our city, are attending the Winfield Normal. This will make things dull for some of the boys for a month to come. They have our “symp.”
Winfield Courier, July 15, 1880.
The Normal Institute for 1880 has opened with a large attendance of teachers. Four instructors have charge of the divisions, and the aim of all is to make this summer’s work especially practical. The morning exercises begin at 7:30, in the courtroom, and the recitations end at 1 p.m. There are at present enrolled 79 teachers as follows.
                                  Susie L. Hunt is mentioned; her sister is left off list.
Arkansas City Traveler, September 8, 1880.
TEACHERS. ARKANSAS CITY. GRADE C. Thirza Dobyns, Flora Finley, R. C. Gailey, Ella Grimes, W. N. Henderson, Derwin Hunter, Susie L. Hunt, Blanche Marshall, S. C. Murphy, Linnie Peed, Sada Pickering, Jessie Sankey.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 23, 1881.

LOWER GROUSE. The patrons of school district No. 62 desire to express their thanks to Miss Susie Hunt for the faithful and efficient manner in which she conducted the term of school just closed in the district. We feel amply repaid for the outlay in our school work this winter, are gratified at our teacher’s success, and feel gratified in recommending her to school boards wishing teachers hereafter. J. P. MUSSELMAN.
Winfield Courier, August 11, 1881.
The corps of teachers selected by our school board, for the coming year, are: Prof. C. T. Atkinson, as principal, with Miss Peterson, Miss Susan Hunt, and Mrs. Theaker, as assistants. Some of the above are strangers amongst us, but all come well recom­mended, and if the parents of scholars will do all they can to aid them in their arduous task, we feel sanguine that an era of prosperity will crown their efforts during the coming school year.
Arkansas City Traveler, September 14, 1881.
The farewell party, given by Miss Lillie Chamberlain at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Schiffbauer, on Tuesday evening of last week, was one of the grandest events of the season. The full moon shown down like an immense headlight, viewing apparently, with the many Chinese lanterns that were pendant from the surrounding trees, making the scene resemble that of fairy land rather than reality. One of the participants: Susie L. Hunt.
Arkansas City Traveler, September 14, 1881.
The school term commenced on Monday last with an attendance of 202 scholars divided into the following rooms: C. T. Atkinson, 48; Miss Peterson, 47; Miss Hunt, 46; Miss Theaker, 61.
Emma Hunt, sister of Susie L. Hunt, leaving for Texas.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 5, 1881.
Miss Emma Hunt, a former pupil in our school, is in the city visiting her sister, Miss Susie. She will shortly leave for Texas, where she has accepted an engagement as a school teacher.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 26, 1881. Editorial Page.
There are ninety teachers in Cowley County holding certifi­cates, of whom the following are teaching in the districts named.
ARKANSAS CITY. Prof. C. T. Atkinson, city schools; Miss Jennie Peterson, city schools; Miss Susie L. Hunt, city schools; Miss Mary Theaker, city schools; Miss Rose Sample, District 80; Miss Linda Christian, district 33; Miss Jessie Sankey, district 51, Miss May Benedict, district 32; Miss Sadie Pickering, district 34, Miss H. M. Goodwin, district 93; W. M. Henderson, district 89; E. C. Brown, district 53; E. W. Coulson, district 44.
Arkansas City Traveler, December 7, 1881.
School Report. The following were neither absent nor tardy during the last school month.
Silva Rogers, Etta Wilson, Lillie Rarick, Pearl Newman, Mattie Sipes, Rena Grubbs, Morse Hutchison, Dean McIntire. SUSIE HUNT, Teacher.
Winfield Courier, January 12, 1882.
                         Arkansas City: Susie Hunt, city schools: $30.00 monthly salary.
Arkansas City Traveler, February 15, 1882.
The following are the names of pupils neither absent nor tardy during the last school month: Ella Wilson, Hattie Sipes, Dean McIntire, Etta Wilson, Emma Pettit, Willie Fleming, Morse Hutchison. SUSIE HUNT, Teacher.

Arkansas City Traveler, March 22, 1882.
HOME MISSION SOCIETY. The ladies composing the above Society met last Monday evening, at the residence of Mrs. R. A. Houghton, and elected the following officers for the ensuing three months.
Miss Susie Hunt: President.
Miss Annie Norton, Vice President.
Miss Mary Theaker: Secretary.
Miss Alma Easterday: Treasurer.
A meeting will be held at Mrs. J. T. Shepard’s, Friday, March 31st, 1882, at which a full attendance is requested.
Arkansas City Traveler, June 14, 1882.
Miss Mary Parker and Miss Susie Hunt are visiting the Misses Sample at their home in West Bolton.
Arkansas City Traveler, August 30, 1882.
The corps of teachers of the Arkansas City Graded School, the fall term of which will commence on Monday, September 4th, are Prof. Atkinson, as Principal, assisted by Misses Jennie Peterson, Annie Norton, and Susie Hunt.
Winfield Courier, September 14, 1882.
The following persons hold valid certificates in this county, and can make legal contracts with school boards. Arkansas City: Miss Susie L. Hunt, grade 2.
Arkansas City Traveler, November 1, 1882.
The following pupils were neither absent nor tardy during the last school month: Willie Davis, Lorenzo Gilbert, Purley Clifton, Arthur Ware, Nettie Jordan, Carry Fairclo, Ida Beecham, Allie Davis, Eddie Mott, Byron Hubbard, Cliff Hardy, Cora McIntire, Maggie Sleeth, Willie Barnett. SUSIE L. HUNT, Teacher.
Arkansas City Traveler, December 6, 1882.
The Fanny Kellogg and Brignoll Grand Concert Co. gave one of their inimitable entertainments at Wichita last Monday evening, which was largely attended by the citizens of Winfield and Arkansas City. Among those present from our city were Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Miller, Mr. J. T. Gooch, Miss L. Wyckoff, C. L. Swarts, Miss S. Hunt, and Mrs. C. H. Searing.
Arkansas City Traveler, December 6, 1882.
The following pupils were neither absent nor tardy, without an excuse, during the last school month: Willie Davis, Robbie Gaskill, Purley Clifton, Charlie Smith, Cliff Hardy, Lenna Taylor, Attie Fairclo, Ida Beecham, Jamie Fleming, Allie Davis, Eddie Mott, Lee Crebbs, Arthur Ware, Nettie Jordon, Carry Fairclo, Maggie Sleeth, Johnnie Young, Curtis Cooper. SUSIE L. HUNT, Teacher.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 3, 1883.
The following pupils were neither absent nor tardy, without an excuse, during the last school month. Willie Davis, Allie Davis, Robbie Gaskill, Lorenzo Gilbert, Eddie Mott, Perley Clifton, Cliff Hardy, Willie Barnett, Carrie Fairclo, Altie Fairclo, Ida Gamel, Florence Warren, Lee Crebbs. SUSIE L. HUNT, Teacher.

Arkansas City Traveler, March 28, 1883.
Miss Susie Hunt is now visiting at Dexter, but will start for her home in Texas in about a week.
Arkansas City Traveler, October 31, 1883.
MARRIED. Our rising young lawyer, Mr. C. L. Swarts, is expected home this week, and will bring with him Mrs. C. L. Swarts, nee Miss Susie Hunt. Cal. has journeyed far into the Lone Star state for his favored bride, who was formerly a teacher in the schools of this city, and is well known in our society circles. May they be spared to each other for many years of wedded happiness.



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