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The Western Star, August 13, 1887.

The Normal Institute.

The Comanche County Normal opened on Monday with a fair attendance. The interest is much better than last year and attendance larger. W. C. Lansdon, of Ft. Scott, the conductor, is a good one and the County Superintendent made an excellent hit when he secured his services. H. V. Esterling, of Cherokee county, the instructor, is also an experienced gentleman and fills the position with dignity and credit. Among those in attendance are the following:

Minnie McCool, Schuyler Gilbert, Bertie Gilbert, Vallie Gilbert, Jennie Doig, Frank Kimple, Walter Crow, A. S. Kellogg, Annie Doig, Rosa Williams, Hattie Powell, E. M. Halliday, Ethel McClain, Frank Runnels, Josie Cole, Louise Thomson, Alice Farmer, Nita Tichenor, Howard Stout, Melissa Farmer, Delbert Wallis, Oscar Miller and Mabel Harding, of Coldwater.

Augusta Gibson, Mary Hausley, Dasiy Crawford, Ella Baker, of Protection.

Annie T. Dewess, Ida Wood, and Belle Nicholson, of Comanche City.

C. C. Mansfield, H. L. Wilcox, and Cherrissa Wilcox, of Avilla.

Mrs. R. S. Foster, Carrie B. Woods, Cannie Morgan, of Granger.

C. W. Johnson, of Evansville.

Maud D. Hamilton, Linnie Cook, Crail McWilliams, B. F. Kochner, Caroline Thompson, of Nescatunga.

Hattie Baker, of Gallagher.

Alice Parmenter, of Poppleton.

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