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LeMars Sentinel, May 15, 1891
In America township, exclusive of the city of LeMars, there are five sub-districts, five good school buildings.
September 4, 1891
SCHOOL HOUSE CASE
Miss Carrie Byrnes has been hearing a school house case at the courthouse
most of the week which was appealed from the sub district of America
township. The directors located a school house on the southeast quarter of
section 2, America township, on land owned by Paul Brauch and had it
condemned for school house purposes, and the damages apprised. Mr. Brauch
did not want the school house there, as it is eighty rods west from the
corner but offered them the corner acre. The corner that he offered is low
land and considered not fit for school house purposes by the board and they
declined to accept. Mr. Brauch appealed from their actions to the county
superintendent and the evidence was heard this week. The arguments in the
case have been postponed until Tuesday when a decision will be rendered.
James Struble appears for Mr. Brauch and P. Farrell for the board of
The LeMars public schools will commence the fall term next Monday. The
teachers are all in the city, with the exception of two who will be in
The following composes the corps of teachers for the coming year, and the
positions they will occupy:
HIGH SCHOOL BUILDING
Principal, Jennie Carpenter; assistant, Susan Paxton
Room No. 1, Minnie Kerberg; No. 2, Clara Snowden; No. 3 Lon V. Stowe; No. 4,
Emily Harding; No. 5, Carrie Decker; No. 6, Clara V. Smith; No. 7, Alice
Louden; No. 8, Lizzie McCuskey.
FRANKLIN STREET BUILDING
Room No. 1, Emma Kerberg; No. 2 Nellie Powers.
CLARK STREET BUILDING
Room No. 1, Bertha Cadwell; No. 2, Lizzie Emmons; No. 3, Clara Cadwell; No.
4, Emma Martin; No. 5, Ella Croft; No. 7, Jessie Craig; No. 8, Maggie Henry.
W.H. Oliver has been engaged to teach penmanship four hours each day in the
LeMars Sentinel, April 24, 1893
ARRESTED FOR INCENDARISM.
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