School: School Ma'ams at Augusta (1882)

Contact: Roger C. Davis



Eau Claire Daily Free Press 22 August 1882, page 2 




List of Teachers in Attendance and Interesting Statistics.

[Special report to the Daily free press.]


The teachers' institute, of five days, at Augusta, closed the 18th instant. Number in attendance 60; males 3, females 57. Average in attendance 54. Of those 2 have hold first grade certificates, 8 second grade, and 38 third grade. Average age of members, 21 years. Average experience in teaching (of those having taught) 30 months. Number not having taught, but intending to teach, 18. Number having previously attended institutes, 39. One member had taught 150 months, and attended 360 days of institute ; another had taught 101 months, and attended 95 days of institute. The number having attended colleges and universities was 2; normal schools 10 ; high schools 43 ; common schools only, 15.


There are 67 school districts in the county, requiring 107 teachers at the close of the school year ending May 81, 1882.


The institute was successful in every respect. Hon. Robert Graham, state superintendent, and President W. D. Parker, of River Falls normal school. were present. Supt. Graham conducted exercises in reading and word analysis, and President Parker in geography. Supt. Graham addressed the teachers at the close of the afternoon session on Thursday.


The following is a complete list of teachers in attendance:


From Eau Claire 22 : Lothe Hunter, Annie L. Phillips, Maud G. Hutchins, Callie Buell, Hannah M. Christenson, Anna L. Cuddy, Lucy Bostwick, Gertrude A. Babcock, Tilly C. Ross, Jennie A. Churchill, Lizzie Tinker, Fannie P. Bliss, Aggie M. Hogan, Kittie McMann, Mrs. Mary P. Nutter, Libbie Kerney, Kitty Kerney, Mary P. Burns, Jennie Dean, Addie Kemp, Rose E. Kyle, Nellie Harmison

From Angusta and Bridge Creek, 20 : Della Storm, Clara L. Perkins, Hattie Richards, Alice Howard, Fred B. Hawes, Nettie M. Hall. Jennie M. Sewell, Frankie Richards, Carrie J. Ball, Lilla M. Dagget, Clara Bonnot, Lois A. Wood, Hattie Campbell, Dora E. L. Stiles, Avis Waterbury, Georgia Walrath, Mary Stewart, Emma Rickard, Sarah Johnson, Julia E, Crillery

From Fairchild, 4; Milon D. Andrews, Clara E. Bradley, Jessie B. McLaren, Mrs. J. Munn Waltermire

From Fall Creek and Lincoln, 2; C. A. Kriesel, Hattie LaGrave

From Union, 3: Mary A. Bradt, Erva D. Jackson, Clara L. Ransom

From Otter Creek, 4: Laura Artis, Clara Artis, Florence Chadbourne, Della M. Sawyer

From Washington, 1: Lavina Bain

From Brunswick, 1: Mary Hauxhurst

From Mondovi, 1: Estella Hanser

From Neilsville, 1: Nora E. Tripp

From Badger, 1: Hannah M. Hutton.


The examination in Augusta for second and first grade certificates was held on the 19th.   




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