Manuscripts/Mixed Material [Hugh M. Wood's Story]
“We got a good bath for once, “said Mr. Wood.
“Then we moved to Clovis in 1910
But once before [???] to Clovis, “said Mrs. Wood, “I went to Melrose to get some feed and take it out to the claim, andthe children were with me. The ponies were very small and the wagon light, but we piled it full of grain and food. One of the horses [gave?] out. It was dark and finally some of the children went up to a house [bout a mile and got another wagon to bring a horse?], but the children did not know the road back so the woman took the wron road, and after an [?] long time the got there and we drove in home away after the middle of the night.
The first school house stood where the Eugene Field School now [stands?]. It was [a tow?] room house. Mr. JL F. Taylor was the first to cher. The primary [groceries?] were taught in a tin shed, which had been used as a skating rink.
Mr. Wood was black smith for eight years. He was appointed deptuy sheriff in 1918 and served four years, when he was elected sheriff which office he held for four years. I asked if he had