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In Years Past

June 19, 2014

In 1914, the annual memorial exercises for the pupils and teachers of the Jamestown public schools who had died during the past year were held Wednesday afternoon at the Lake View Cemetery. The service was attended by a large number of teachers and pupils of the public schools, who gathered together for a short time to pay their respects and tribute to their former friends and associates. The exercises were held on the plot of ground purchased by the schools for the purpose of holding these annual exercises which were very short and simple. Miss Carrie E. Aiken, the necrologist, read the list of pupils and teachers who had passed away since the last memorial service.



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