The History of Cheney State Normal School

 

History of the State 
Normal School At Cheney
Chapter 11, Part D

 

By Holice, Pam, and Deb

Extra special thanks to Holice B. Young for transcribing book.  The excellent work she does continues to help many researchers!  Thanks also, to Pam Rietsch, for sharing her books with genealogists!

 

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TABLE XXI

Taxes Levied By Counties For Normal Schools, 1921 Rolls

COUNTY

CHENEY

CENTRALIA

BELLINGHAM

ELLENSBURG

Adams

$4,207.59

$2,646.14

$5,292.28

$3,175.73

Asotin

893.80

562.11

1,124.21

674.61

Benton

2,459.24

1,546.60

3,093.21

1,856.14

Chelan

3,318.17

2,086.79

4,173.58

2,504.44

Clallum

2,396.99

1,507.46

3,014.92

1,809.16

Clarke

3,465.29

2,179.32

4,358.62

2,615.48

Columbia

1,928.53

1,191.15

2,420.11

1,436.94

Cowlitz

2,746.93

1,727.54

3,455.07

2,073.29

Douglas

2,386.33

1,500.75

3,001.50

1,801.11

Ferry

559.61

351.94

703.87

422.37

Franklin

1,909.80

1,201.08

2,402.13

1,441.45

Garfield

1,311.85

84.57

1,686.67

999.51

Grant

2,641.53

1,663.19

3,326.38

1,998.62

Grays Harbor

6,80.11

3,823.76

7.647.53

4,589.06

Island

453.81

285.40

570.80

342.53

Jefferson

1,122.06

703.06

1,406.13

859.30

King

43,009.99

27,048.83

54,097.65

32,462.40

Kitsap

1,559.92

981.03

1,962.06

1,177.38

Kittitas

3,587.90

2,256.42

4,512.83

2,708.02

Klickitat

2,703.72

1,700.36

3,400.72

2,040.68

Lewis

4,700.36

2,956.04

5,912.09

3,547.67

Lincoln

5,275.25

3,241.77

6,483.55

3,890.13

Mason

922.10

579.90

1,159.82

695.97

Okanogan

1,979.85

1,245.12

2,490.24

1,494.31

Pacific

2,488.91

1,565.27

3,130.53

1,878.54

Pend Oreille

1,107.66

696.61

1,393.21

836.02

Pierce

14,825.38

9,218.35

18,626.75

11,119.03

San Juan

273.84

172.21

344.43

206.68

Skagit

4,448.89

2,797.89

5,595.78

3,357.86

Skamania

835.39

525.38

1,050.75

630.52

Snohomish

7,213.29

4,536.41

9,072.83

5,444.34

Spokane

19,890.16

12,508.85

25,017.71

15,012.38

Stevens

2,541.71

1.592.39

3.193.47

1.914.64

Thurston

2,642.91

1,662.12

3,324.23

1,994.77

Wahkiakum

382.83

240.76

481.52

288,95

Walla Walla

6,849.01

4,300.54

8,601.09

5,176.58

Whatcom

5,597.08

3,519.98

7,039.96

4.224.48

Whitman

9,938.27

6,250.14

12,500.29

7,501.06

Yakima

7,644.68

4,807.71

9,615.43

5,769.94

Totals

$188,093.40

$118,291.27

$236,582.54

$141,966.19

 

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TABLE NO. XXII

Cheney Normal Expenditures

BIENNIUM

AMOUNT

1891-1893

$18,297.87

1893-1895

15,681.32

1895-1897

113,599.33

1897-1899

-----------

1899-1901

30,553.46

1901-1903

48,433.49

1903-1905

72,000.00

1905-1907

65,000.00

1907-1909

160,000.00

1909-1911

172,778.43

1911-1913

132,363.07

1913-1915

419,270.96

1915-1917

300,689.57

1917-1919

248,720.90

1919-1921

409,931.52

TOTAL

$2,207,319.92

 

NOTE: Data taken from Financial History of the State of Washington, pp. 197-98-99.

It is interesting to note in this connection, by way of comparison, that the State of Missouri has contributed to the support of normal schools from 1871-72 to 1917-18 the following sums: Support, $5,463,023.82; building, etc., $2,345,732.83; total, $7,818,756. 65--Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Bulletin No. 14, p. 441.

 

Page 164-165

TABLE NO. XXIII

State Normal School, Cheney
Legislative Appropriations.

Session Laws of 1891

P.224

.

$18,300.00

Session Laws of 1893

P.456

Maintenance

25,000.00

.

.

Building

60,000.00

(Vetoed by Governor McGraw, who also vetoed $35,000 appropriation for Whatcom Normal School.)

.

P. 277

Deficiency

15,682.94

(Deficiency appropriation was not vetoed.)

Session Laws of 1895

P.578

Deficiency

16,957.30

. .

Interest

965.30

.

P. 430

Maintenance

28,000.00

.

P. 56

Building

60,000.00

.

P. 471

Unaudited Claims

7,800.00

Session Laws of 1897

P. 198

Maintenance

25,000.00

. .

Improvements

500.00

(Vetoed by Governor Rogers. $37,500 for Whatcom also vetoed)

Session Laws of 1899

P. 33

Maintenance

25,000.00

. .

Books, etc.

400.00

. .

Repairs

1,000.00

.

P. 109

From Normal School Fund--Judgment for brick to Clark, Sharp & Truitt

1,438.07

. .

Judgments, Frank G. Ketson, construction Cheney Normal

2,781.11

. .

Interest on $1438.07

136.61

.

P. 1008

From General Fund--E. Dempsie

12,43

. .

Trustees Expense, E. D. Olmsted

12,43

. .

Ditch, City of Cheney

16.56

Session Laws of 1901

P. 126

Maintenance

35,000.00

. .

Repairs, Etc.

4,000.00

. .

Library

1,000.00

. .

Heating apparatus

5,000.00

Session Laws of 1903

P. 404

Finishing Building

8,000.00

. .

Furnishings

2,000.00

.

P. 15

Maintenance

51,000.00

. .

Equipment, etc.

5,000.00

. .

Repairs

3,000.00

Session Laws of 1905

P. 309

Maintenance

63,000.00

. .

Repairs

2,000.00

Session Laws of 1907

P. 494

Maintenance

85,000.00

. .

Training School

65,000.00

. .

Heating Plant

10,000.00

Session Laws of 1909

P. 879

Maintenance

90,000.00

.

P. 629

Deficiency

1,307.70

Session Laws of 1911

P. 150

Maintenance, etc.

125,000.00

Session Laws of 1913

P. 16

Salaries

146,460.00

. .

Permanent Improvements

13,740.00

. .

Fuel and Other Expenses

21,600.00

. .

Miscellaneous Supplies

13,200.00

(The sum of $14,854 of above amount to b paid from Normal School Current Fund)

.

P. 245

Building

300,000.00

(Vetoed by governor Lister, but repassed by Legislature)

Session Laws of 1915

P. 215

Salaries, etc.

130,000.00

. .

Fuel and other expenses

29,000.00

. .

Building and Land

50,000.00

(The sum of $10,000 to come from Normal School Current Fund)

. .

Re-appropriation of unexpected balance of building for 1913

92,184.60

.

P. 23

Re-appropriation

34,000.00

Session Laws of 1917

P. 835

Salaries, and wages

188,000.00

. .

Supplies, materials, etc.

38,000.00

. .

Capital Outlay

20,133.00

(The sum of $28,333 to come from Normal School Current Fund.)

.

P. 834

Relief of Individuals

247.00

Session Laws of 1919

P. 190

Salaries and supplies

245,440.00

. .

Capital Outlays

45,000.00

(The sum of $20,000 to come from the Normal School Current Fund.)

.

P. 109

Re-appropriation

8,000.00

.

P. 190

Dormitory (Gen. Fund)

75,000.00

.

P. 191

Improvement (City of Cheney) 658.08

658.08

Session Laws of 1921

P. 604

Salaries and Wages

280,054.00

. .

Supplies and materials, etc.

60,00.00

. .

Capital Outlays

30,000.00

(The sum of $25,277 to come from Normal School Current Fund)

.

P.72

Deficiency

44,000.00

(Vetoed)

P. 605

Completion of Dormitory

22,000.00

Senate Bill 143, Session of 1923

P. 8

Operations

368,000.00

. .

Capital Outlays

12,000.00

(The sum of $24,000.00 from Normal School Current Fund until exhausted; balance from Cheney Normal Fund)

 

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