DuBois Business College

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History Of DuBois Business College '- '— ! - ...... : * — ••— —"*"»» "'•••- ------------- ........ - " "• "• " • of fearly records are scarce, butja music course consisting it is known that an institution of piano. Harmony, History higher learning opened in Du-^iusic. and Theory. Bois in 1885 and \vas known as The building was condemned! Ih* DuBois College of Business Janad razed and the college mov-: The founder and proprietor of c d lo the Express Building on the school was Mr. J. N. Wool- North Brady Street. fington. The exact location of the Professor Thorn erected a first school is unknown. : building at 132 South Brady In 1895 the College became an street in 1014 where classes met incorporated school with nine for a short period of time. When stockholders: David Reams, M.'G. W. Thorn died in 1915, Mrs. D Wayman H. S. Knarr. J. C. Thorn sold the building to the Barton, J. G. Harris. A. L. Cole, ! Moose and the College to Clar- G. W. Lenkard. C. C. Goodman, e nce G. Krise and his brother and H. E. Ginter. Located at 37 B. A. Krise. North Brady Street, the school! — 0— Consisted of only one room and Because of ill health, the Knso 15 _ 20 students. ! brothers scld ihe institution to In-1896 Miss Mary MacDer- Ralph Hindis and Mi.«s Rosetta malt was added to the faculty '. Turner in 1921 In 1926 the Coland Coland introduced courses in Physi-jlege quarters moved to 202 West cal Culture Training and Pan-j Long Avenue. A severe lire caus- tomic Training. -0— It Is believed that the corpora ed extensive damage on July 14, 1923. Mr. Clarence G. Krise, after lion failed in 1900 and Professor a period of recovery in Florida, G. \V. Thorn purchased the school returned in 1927 and once again and served as principal until his'purchased the College, death in 1915 The.oldest DuBois James A. Watson was aradu City Directory in the public 1U brary, dated 1900, gives the address address as 11 West Long Avenue. A detailed catalog for 1905 • 1906 was discovered within the past few years and has provided much that source information about the early days of the school. Them, the Collegj was located in a hotel building which ( stood near Penn-Rose Hall and; ateed from DuBois High School in 1936 and enrolled at DuBois Business College. He was graduated graduated in 1038 and returned clur Fxlerior view of new DuB ois Business College building lo cated in the Meadow area off Liberty Boulevard. The main entrance is on the right (background) of this picture. "Open House" inspection f or the general public will be conducted this weekend. •• ing the summer of 1939 for some cupied by the DuBois Business additional work. In 1940 an in- College. Classes met at that loca- otructor become ill, and Mr. tion until May 19, 1970, when the Indians Take Over Summer Camp Area ... .._ . BIG BEND, Calif. (AP) — Re-'some 30 cars and moved to the ,„, .,,,,.. ,rector, and Kalhvyn B. Watson,Buffed in efforts to take ovcriPG&Es' Camp Pit, 10 miles Mr. Krise died May 27, 1949,!Vice President and Secretary. jLassen National Park, a. band of southeast of here, set among a and on July 28, 1950, Mr. Watson | Only eight older business col- Pit River and other Indians has [constellation of PG&E power Watson began teaching. Except move was made to the new build- 4 years with Uncle Sam in ing at One Beaver Drive. World War 11, he has been as- The present officers are James sociated with the College since A. Matson, President and Di- WCED. The catalog inlroduotionjthat time. stated: "The DuBois College of Business can claim the honorable honorable distinction of the first and only strictly business school in America to add a home department department and provide the students with a means of healthful recrea- the third floor of 11 West Long;try begins Lion and good environment while!Avenue. In 1956, because of in-jnew building in a new location purchased the College from the heirs of Mr. Krise. -0— leges are presently operating in Pennsylvania. DUBOIS BUSI- occupied a summer camp-'houses that generate electricity ground maintained by the Pacif-jfrom the tumbling Pit River and LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) Gov, Gov, Winthrop Rockefeller, firs Republican governor of Arkan sas since Reconstruction, ha decided to seek a third term. Rockefeller, 58, made his announcement announcement to a group of supporters supporters Tuesday, saying he had a number of objectives for the betterment of the state still lo carry out. _u— NESS COLLEGE in its 85th Yearic Gas and Electric Co. for its jits tributaries in this heavily In 1953 ihe College moved to nf Service to Youth and Indus-jcmployes in the wilds of north- forested region 250 miles north- ie third floor of 11 West Long I try begins a new era with a Eastern California. (cast of San Francisco. ttending school." In addition to the usual busies busies courses, the College offered creasing enrollment, additional;with high hopes that it can con- rooms were added until most ofilinue to serve the youth, and in- 'the second floor was also oc-'i'dustry of Ihe area. "We've adopted a wait iui c3L.v:u i c&iuii ^.wu mi*' [cast of San Francisco, and- The PG&E spokesman see policy," said a spokesman the camp has 12 cabins, put up for the world's largest private!by members of the PG&E em- utility firm. "We don't want to players association on company l a .._..,.,_ —.!.;_..•• lanc ] He sai< j tne i n dians awakened precipitate anything." they owned the land in Ihe camp and that the company was trespassing. The Pit Indian tribe now numbers numbers up to 1,000 people and is I claim to lands in Shasta, >assen and Modoc counties.

Clipped from The Courier-Express11 Jun 1970, ThuPage 5

The Courier-Express (Dubois, Pennsylvania)11 Jun 1970, ThuPage 5
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