OLIN SCHOOL, 1936
Olin Is Good Two Teacher
Hamilton County School
Olin, on Highway No. 66 in the north part of
Hamilton county, is one of the oldest schools in the county. It is in
one of the best farming sections of the county and the citizenship is
portrayed in an expression of one of our judges, who asked a citizen of
this community where he was from and when he answered "Olin,"
the judge said, "That is one of the cleanest communities in
The Olin school
doesn't claim to be the hub
of the universe but it does claim to be one of the spokes in the wheel
of the Hamilton County system.
Owing to the late depression and other
unknown causes the scholastics have dwindled below the minimum
requirements for a two teacher state aid school, but in spite of that
Olin is still holding on to a two-teacher school, and we believe with
the old spirit of "all pull together," we are going to do
The school is taught by H. G. Murray,
principal, who has been in the school three years, and Miss Ruth Short,
primary teacher, who is doing an excellent job teaching first year.
Mr. Murray has had nine years teaching
experience, eight of which have been in Hamilton County. He has three
years college work off, having graduated from John Tarleton College in
1925 and has since done one year's work in Texas A. and M. College.
Miss Ruth Short is teaching her first year.
She is a student of John Tarleton College.
Enrollment as shown by scholastic
C. O. Guest, Jr., Woodrow Gordon, Fred Henry
Gordon, Nina Mable Fulbright, Clayton Fulbright, Feagin Cunningham, Mary
Alice Cunningham, Aubrey Ray Chambers, Arthur Joe Wyly, Cleta Wyly,
Annie Pearl Wyly, Billie Joe Basham, Billie June Williams, Lorena
Williams, H. G. Murray, Jr., J. W. Thornton, Florine Thornton, Ray
Tarpley, Conard Tarpley, Lavern Roberts, Audie Roberts, Lowesco Roberts,
Earl Lene Roberts, Mur Lene Roberts, Dora Mae Smith, Edwin Smith, Wilmon
Rich, Sherline King, Damon King, Travis King, Melvin Kinser, Climmon
Fred Henry Gordon is the second person from
the right end of the second row.--Ric Gordon
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HAMILTON COUNTY SCHOOL ANNUAL
TEXAS CENTENNIAL EDITION
W. F. BILLINGSLEA, Publisher
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