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THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 2S, 1939 DUMBAULD URGES CITIZENS TO IMPROVE HOME, CHURCH, SCHOOL IN UNITED STATES Spf aking at a picn c at Gettamy school in Dunbar township Sunday afternoon when moie than 300 persons inspected the renovated building Judge Horatio S Dum- feauld, president of the Fayette County Court of Common Pleas and a former teacher m the building building counseled his heaiers to respect respect and make every efloit uo improve the home, the church and the school la United State;, ' These institutions build citizens citizens the kind of citizens who aie free anc independent in thought and who won t give way to any undesiraole influence J u d g e Dunnbauld said ' In it the one- room rural school has a vital spot for from these come many leadeis of industry and profession, strong in body keen of mind and independent independent in thought that make for an ideal citizen With this citizen, the America you lo\ e and I love will be sa\ea The jurist pointed out that the Dunbar Township School Boaid in 1886 authorized him to organize the Gettamy school He recalled the assembling of the pupils in a log building, located across, the road fi om the Gettamy homestead homestead He recalled many interesting interesting incidents and then compared conditions of then and now and later drew attention to the opportunities opportunities o* the school childien in America in comparison with those in other countries The outing was sponsored by the present school directors so thai patrons, friends former teachers and pupils could inspect the renovated renovated building Dinner was provided by the board and prepared prepared by their v. ives and friends and served by the directorate After After dinnei, individual members acknowledged introduction* and promised equal educational opportunities opportunities for every pupil m the township They expressed the view more complete service should be made available and pointed oul that music and art have been added to the regular subjects in the classroom Weekly visits by the art and music supervisors are giving special training to the boys and girls Those presented were William H Lowry, general contractor for the present building erected m 1888, and William A Hughes fo-- mer Dunbar township school di rector who assisted Lowry with the work and who is father of Albert Albert H Hughes, treasurer of the board now Brief talks were made by former teachers, among them being John T Smith, Hazel Kefler Peden, Edward Miller, Mary Matthews Matthews Mover, E E Grouse, Ar Supervisor Veronica Bradley anc Fred M Nutt, incumbent teacher During the past summer, the township board reconditioned the building, transforming it into a a modern, "well lighted and cozy schoolroom The exterior of the building -was pointed the roof repaired repaired and a coveied porch outl at the front. In the interior, the ceiling was renewed, walls were eplastered and shelving built tor a horary Storage space lor te^t- )ooks (tnd supplies were prov ded as were individual compartments n which pupils may keep their peisonal belongings The eVerior ot the roof was lvlau ' il wnue unael p-unted an aluminum colo ,ind " ue y co Ol liquor the poich in colors m haimo-iy tembel 16 was TM^ km vith the beautiful wooded aipa -surrounding -surrounding the building In t h e . u tut ntenoi the colois used aie sug- the walls ge=ted by the most recent ;cien- Ught shade tile investigation for schoohoom \\amscotmg ightmg The ceiling is painted in green Year in Who Fired Tiff UNIONTOWN --William E-ul who \vas he atti irpted lowmg an was sentenced H S Dumbauld S35 55 a fine one ye ir in COMNElLS^llliS ORIGINAL DEEP CUT DRUG Never ' 'Ihis 50c i_ TOc GAUZE | J'his

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  1. The Daily Courier,
  2. 28 Sep 1939, Thu,
  3. Page 5

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