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To hear told such tales of woe just part of the demons now of Hillary Blythe III, former school head can have some in a dither for weeks.

If it wasn’t for what is really mostly Sister Elizabeth’s library and the new practices of "sourcing" by THE COURANT CHRONICLE HERALD NEWS whence then when the question marks supposedly wore out the scandal of the "Village Curriculum" might not have been alighted upon by that years senior students.

The story of Hillary Blythe III starts for Borough of Jeffersonville as of her arrival as near like a widow with Mr. Blythe III in parts and places unknown and really not expected back and she traveling though with a presentable resume for a teacher - as a teacher.

She advanced quickly when the headmaster of her hiring did pass away unexpectedly into his celebrated duties and quarters.  The town with tales of steamships and railways of distant places and stories of a Captain Blygh liked into the phonetics of Blythe III as head of school.  And for years until Rusty happened himself into new ways suddenly with his printing, so still with a air about her that she was raising Boroughs future leaders with a added wisdom to being wise and ready for possible mutinies.

It helps listeners at this point to try to balance the scandal of "Hillary’s Village Curriculum" by celebrating Sister Elizabeth and her library and her habit in missionary commitments, Catholic, really quite so.

See, Hillary Blythe III was maybe smarter than town had considered for even as senior students seem to be wising up to that she had buttered up history more to her suiting an so verdant from quotes they now might find near or around passages less than "quoted" in CCHN she attacked using projecting and transference.

Only two in town seemed much aware of such a other than a childish tactic most grew out of to being a mature and very useful diversionary public defense tactic.

Yes it really helps to balance the down fall of the "Village Curriculum" with tales of Sister Elizabeth and her easy walk into Catholic missionary world though raised just a town Christian.  But, alas, the Borough didn’t learn to ‘balance’ such stories until near two years after Steward Badger helped move her "out" with an effort taking the entire "village".

Hillary Blythe III did succeed in her attempts at damage control using projection and transference with a clever blaming of another of the worst of what she would likely become soon so accused of, and did so manage a copecetic "removal" from school but with a agreeable "welcome" atmosphere for other existence in Borough.

And, so after being found out to have buttered up the real history quite vergent to recorded and published history she stays of Jeffersonville known now for honey and candles, and of course many demons.

Sister Elizabeth came out a hero for her library for much of this though actually away on missionary work at the time, for without her part of the collections the new "source" practices of CCHN wouldn’t likely have ferreted out the "Village Curriculum" as an altered truth, a series of altered truths.  She had been subtle but clearly effective enough such that school though best to have many students repeat a year under new school leadership.

And so the balance of the story of Sister Elizabeth to her Catholic now missionary habits from a raising and a rearing as a town Christian of Christ Church family does still help moderate emotions that still get heated over Borough education.  It was about the time Elizabeth Hawke first decided she wanted to travel and see much of the world that she happened upon a book about Catholic missionary work and started to wonder if Catholics were luckier in their grand beaucracy of their Church. 

It definitely got her to thinking and of thinking to no other alternative available for her then to see much more of the world independently and found a picture book on Rome and the Vatican.

Having not grown up around many if any Catholics she was expecting a decision would involve a feeling of "different" and kept looking for such, again and again in more and more books and yet kept not discovering the expected "new" or "different" she was warry to find for such would likely reveal how far far far away she was from benefiting as she wished from such a Church’s grand and global beaucracy.

Most times the story of the fall of the "Village Curriculum" is now told it is told more with a "change" to testing as effective and far less to a revealing of the lesser known effecting of transference Hillary Blythe III had manuevered such that when focus became on her for her buttering up a vergent history the town was so only worried about who did it and when and quite distracted as hoped from the "how bad" of "what" of "what had been done."

Have you heard of THE MUTINY OF THE GOPHERS?  Well few have but the town governors and Hillary Blythe III its "playwright" of record in the believed sole copy in town’s safe.

The fall of the "Village Curriculum" did most certainly leave her bitter especially that first year, that year she wrote THE MUTINY OF THE GOPHERS and approached, as she called them, the Village governors for approval for a production at THE BEAVER PLAYHOUSE.  Such "play" had enough "bite" for Borough standards but was far too bitter a piece thought with more subtleties than yet deciphered, with "gopher" a certainly bitter play both on Mr. Badger and also the Borough of Jeffersonville history around and after the seventy years war they still lived daily just hoping was really over.

It had been a slow year so holding many students back for another year of much the same and now with testing made much sense and proved to be a boone more than a paul upon such for those Borough of Jeffersonville youths. 

None others have yet walked so to the Catholic Missionary work as Sister Elizabeth but boy oh boy does Ted Jon get kidded around memories of him saying he wanted to be like Moses and able to part the seas.

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