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  • 1. 1898 - 1904Dr. Painter Rev. Cronk

2. Ex Comm. Minutes - June 1898After considerable discussion it was resolved to have a school in the Home,and that the time for opening the school to be left to the Supt.Miss Kate Barrier of Blackmer, N.C. was elected teacher at $12.50 per month. 3. Executive Committee Minutes Sept. 1898 Upon its being announced that Miss Epling had given up her position as assistantmatron, Miss J. Kate Barrier was elected as assistant matron and at a salary of$12.50 per month and Miss Mary Sherer was elected teacher In the event Miss Scherer declined, Dr. Painter and Mr. Shickel were constituted acommittee to confer in regard to securing someone else. In the event no arrangement could be made for teacher or matrons during theweek, the Supt. was instructed to send the children to public school. 4. Printing Press 1899 The committee was informed that the Sentinel Publishing Co.proposed to sell the Home a printing press for $100.00, andthat they also proposed to solicit funds for the same. 5. Policies It was ordered that hereafter all letters from friends to thechildren be read to them by the Superintendent and that noletters be delivered to them. 6. Changing the name May 1899 The Superintendent was instructed to have the name of theHome in the charter changed from South View Orphan Hometo Lutheran Orphan Home, according to the resolution in1897. 7. Purchasing land 1899 The Superintendent was directed to purchase at a price notto exceed $20.00 each, all available lots lying between Floridaand Delaware Streets and 3rd and 4th. 8. December 1899 The Superintendent was directed to have the necessaryglazing done to the new orphan home building. The Supt. wasdirected to move the children into the new building as soon aspossible or convenient. 9. January 1900 The Superintendent was directed to have a stable, hennery,and hog pen built on the Home lot, not to exceed the sum of$125.00 10. Children accepted into the home - 1900 The Supt. reported that the Ritchie children from Rev. J. C. Repasscharge, would come to the Home. Two boys, of Mrs. J. E. Duncan, Fleet, Va., were received into the Home. Three children in charge of Mrs. Saluda Wentworths, Roanoke, Va. werereceived into the Home. 11. June 1900 Miss Nannie Crabtree, of Effna, Va., was elected housekeeper at a salaryof $12.50 a month. In the event she does not accept Mrs. Whitlock is tobe elected at a salary of $10.00 a month with promise of an increase. 12. Interest in helping the elderly, too - July 1900 Dr. Painter was appointed to make in the appeals being sent out anappeal for the consideration of the old peoples feature of the work. 13. Printing the Messenger a profitable operation On motion the committee approved of the Superintendents propositionto appropriate 80% of the proceeds from the Messenger to the currentexpense of the Home after $48.00 has been realized. 14. Staffing changes - August 1900 Miss Georgia Rosenbaum of Smythe County, Va., was elected to the placeof teacher in the Home at a salary of $12.50. 15. More discussion about serving the elderly 1900 Col. A. M. Bowman and Mr. T. J. Shickel were appointed a committee todetermine what part of the building should be set aside for use by theHome, and what rooms shall be reserved for the superintendents familyand for aged ministers and their wives. 16. Offering old home to Virginia College It was resolved to offer the Home building to Virginia College for the sumof $20,000 Mr. G. McClung was authorized to make the deal. 17. The Ladies Committee 1901 The following resolution was adopted:That the Ladies Committee be requested to make quarterly reports to theExecutive Committee making such recommendations and criticisms as theymay deem advisable and profitable to the Home. 18. Petty Thieving - 1901upon the Superintendents informing the Committee of certain acts of pettythieving upon the part of certain ones of the older boys in the Home, saidboys were called before the committee and were reproved and advised bythe Chairman and others of the committee. 19. Staff Resignations 1901 Miss Barrier and Miss Rosenbaum offered their resignations to take effectthe middle of June. Their resignations were accepted, and the followingwas adopted: 20. Uniforms? The Superintendent was instructed to have the boys out inuniforms as soon as practicable. August 1902 21. A course of study August 1902 The Superintendent was appointed a committee to proposeand prescribe a course of study and industrial training forchildren in the Home. 22. Broom Factory? Book Bindery? The Superintendent has continued to make enquiry concerning broomfactory and book-bindery. Also to prepare a course of study and industrialtraining. 23. Painter offers to take a cut in salary The Superintendent having offered to have his salary reduced to $300.00instead of $400.00 on condition that another lady be employed in thework of the Home. The Supt. was directed to negotiate with Mrs. RoseHankla, of Rural Retreat, Va., to become teacher at $12.50 a month.Adjourned, B. W. Cronk, Sec. 24. Edwin Zepp aunt willing to pay A letter from Mrs. Cover, of Winchester, Va., was read in which she agreesto assume to support of Edwin Zepp, if not too much. The amount wasfixed at $7.00 per month. October 1903 25. Staff changes, 1903 Rosa Powlas, Anna L. Zirkle, and Euphemia Robinson 26. SeamstressThe committee authorized the Superintendent to pay the seamstress $16.66per month provided she assumes the superintendency of the washing andironing. 27. Butteronce a day! The Superintendent was directed to have butter as much as once a[week] day The Superintendent states Mrs. Cronk was doing the work of housekeeperfor which she would expect the salary of the housekeeper for the monthof April. 28. Mrs. J. N. Ruhl, Principal TeacherMrs. J. N. Ruhl, of Staunton, Va., was elected a s principal teacher for thecoming year, with Nellie Copenhaver, of Abingdon. Va., as alternate. 29. Resignation of Rev. P. W. Cronk September 15, 1904 30. 1904 31. 1905 32. Changes in staffing - 1905