Heating of the Schoolhouse

Some of the District expense was to sell contracts for wood for fuel and to let it to the lowest bidder. Some of the names of those furnishing fuel were:

Year

Contract went to

Price

Unit Sold

1876

J.H. Quicksall

$0.95

per cord

1878

Minor Quicksall

$0.92

per month

1879

James and Minor Quicksall

$1.25

per cord

1880

James Quicksall

$1.20

per cord

1881

T.L. Elam

$1.40

per cord

1882

Ewing Elam

$1.20

per cord

1884

Marion Quicksall

$1.00

per cord

1885

Marion Quicksall

$0.90

per cord

1886

J.H. Spain

$4.50

undetermined

1887

J.E. Baker

$0.85

per cord

1888

Samuel Perry

$1.11

per cord

1890

Adam Lavor

$0.85

per cord

November 18th, 1890, Board met and employed Adam Lavor to deliver seven cords of wood 2 feet long. 4 cords to be oak or oak and large hickory and 3 cords hickory or oak. At least 3/4 of the 7 cords to be split wood to be delivered and corded at the school house on or before the first day of March A.D. 1891, at 85 cents per cord making a total of Five dollars and Ninty-five cents.

J.H. Quicksall, President pro term
W.A. Elam, Clerk

Year

Contract went to

Price

Unit Sold

1892

Marion Quicksall

$1.25

per cord

1894

Marion Quicksall

$1.45

per cord

1895

Minor Quicksall

$1.50

per cord

1895

Daniel Miller

$0.75

per cord

1896

Daniel Miller

$0.76

per cord

1897

Henry Quicksall

$1.00

per cord

1898

Daniel Miller

$0.75

per cord

1900

Daniel Miller

$0.85

per cord

1901

William Miller

$1.00

per cord

1903

D.J. Miller

$12.00

8 cords

1904

Dan Miller

$9.00

undetermined

This was the last wood bought for the schoolhouse. After this, they burned coal for heat. The following entries were made regarding the building of a coal house for the school.

September 22nd, 1904, Laver and Zalman Lumber -- $12.80, Ed String for building the coal house -- $5.00.

Year

Contract went to

Price

Unit Sold

1907

W.D. Holloway

$11.26

coal

1907

W.D. Holloway

$11.45

coal

1908

W.D. Holloway

$15.65

coal

1909

W.D. Holloway

$13.15

coal

1910

L. Heiderman

$17.93

coal

1911

L. Heiderman

$16.22

coal

1915

Clinton Storm

$22.62

coal

1917

Henry Quicksall

N/A

hauling coal

1917

Ed Cameron

N/A

hauling coal

1918

Wm. Hobson

N/A

hauling coal

1919

R.H. Elam

N/A

hauling coal

1919

John Ferguson

N/A

hauling coal

1920

Robert Allen

N/A

hauling coal

1921

D.L. Storm

N/A

hauling coal

1921

Wm. Culver

N/A

hauling coal

1921

Minor Quicksall

N/A

hauling coal

1922

John Ferguson

N/A

hauling coal

1923

John Ferguson

N/A

hauling coal

1924

Ed Cameron

N/A

hauling coal

1924

Fred Anderson

N/A

hauling coal

1924

George Elam

N/A

hauling coal

1926

Leo Boldt

N/A

hauling coal

1926

Wm. Culver

N/A

hauling coal

1927

Leo Boldt

N/A

hauling coal

1927

Wm. Culver

N/A

hauling coal

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