Harbor, Aug. 20 --
About 100 persons
attended the first annual reunion of Jewettsville district school
teachers and pupils on the school lawn Sunday. Dinner was served
at noon and Burt Pettit of Sulpher Springs acted as toastmaster
and presided at the business meeting.
committee was named to have charge of getting the reunion together
in 1937. Richard Duggan, Jessie Field, Walter Lee,
George Perry, Zilpha Holsenberg and Carrie Lee.
the oldest pupil present was George Hamilton, aged 84, who
attended the school in 1858 and Burt Pettit was second oldest,
having attended the school in 1868.
school was one of the largest district schools in the county having
a registration of from 75 to 100 most of the time.
of the school, most of who were present at the reunion were:
Mrs. Anna Godfrey
Bronson, of Sackets Harbor, 1890; Leonard L. Allen
of Watertown, 1893-1894; Harriet Boyd, Mrs. Semper
of Watertown, 1889; Mrs. Carrie Field Lee of Dexter, 1896-1897;
Mrs. Cora Gould LaFountain, of Watertown 1899; Burt Alverson
of Dexter 1892; Mark Sprague
Watertown 1900; Mrs. Lettie Penny Galloway of Adams 1893; Claude
Alverson 1901-1902; Clarence Todd, Eugene Livermore,
George Foster, Byron DeWitt, L. T. Houston, H.
J. Lane, John Turner, John J. Pettit, Martha
Pettit, Elizabeth Pettit, Eva Luff, Sarah Damoth,
Clara Butler, Laura Butler, Cynthia Butler Bronk,
Ann Phelps Sanborn, Mary Bowles Daily, Anna Bowles
Taylor, Minnie Fitzgerald Parker, Almon J. Sargent,
Edith Noble McLaughlin, Elizabeth Damoth Hickok, Harvey
C. Barton, Nan Conlin Hungerford, Mathilda Luff,
Eunice Read, Mary Barrows, Elizabeth Tracy, Robert
McNeil, Cornelia Moffett Luff, George Ranney,
Burt Ranney, Mr. Erwin, Oliver Robbins, Orville
were: Fred Lammon, Minnie Warwick, Signor Warwick,
Edith Hess, Eva Woodside, Sadie
Sprague, Zilpha Holsenberg, Elizabeth Laemmerman,
R. W. Duggan, Mrs. Hattie Roby Symonds, Mrs. Emma
Colton Galloway, Mrs. Nellie Roby Burns, Mrs. Mary
Hamilton Hynes, Walter Lee, Mrs. Ida Hess-Pettingill,
Mrs. Frances Parker Thomas, Alberta Parker, Mrs. Jessie
Roof Elmer, Mabel Roof Roby, John Wright, Samuel
J. Lee, Albert A. Pettit, George M. Perry,
William Roby, Monroe J.
C. E. Lonsdale, George
Hamilton, E. E. Hicks, George E. Hess, James
Wright and Sanford H. Brass.
Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Laemmerman, Joan Laemmerman, John
Thomas, Mabel, Minnie, Frank and Lewis Newton, James and
Margaret Wright, Esther Roby, Freda Wright,
Norma Baldwin, Keith Wright, Mrs. Signa Warwick,
Mr. and Mrs. John Laemmerman, jr., Lynn Laemmerman,
C. D. Lehr, Mrs. Sanford Brass, Mrs. Anna Lamon,
Mrs. Carl Boulton, Mrs. Catherine Boulton, Raymond
Wright, Donald and Gilbert Lamon, Murry Lee,
Everett Lonsdale, Ralph Holsenberg, Mr. and Mrs. A.
Keenan, Mrs. Addie Hazelwood, Mrs. Burt Alverson,
B. S. Hazelwood, Maggie Pettit, James Parsons,
William Hilling, Mr. and Mrs. Howard Duggan and children,
Richard and Marianna; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Boulton and children,
Cathryn and Richard, and Wilma Duggan.
At the close
of the meeting Burt Pettit gave a recitation that he gave
when a small boy while attending Jewettsville school entitled, "My
Sunday Breeches," which brought forth a storm of applause.