Shown here are 43 students from the 7th and 8th grade classes of the Beavertown grade school from 1937, and their teacher, Mr. “Pach” Walker. Most of the students shown are now deceased. Some that are among the living are Curtis Umholtz, Goldie Ritter, Betty Saylor, Bill Saylor, and Paul Goss. It is interesting to note that most of the young boys shown here were destined to fight for our country in World War II.
Mini Lesson #209
|1. How do you say “Master this thing!” in PA German? You would pronounce it MESCHTA DESS DING, and it is written: Meeschder des Ding!|
|2. How would you say “That is necessary”? You would pronounce it SELL ISS NOTE-VEND-DICH, and it’s written: Sel is notwendich.|
Mini Lesson #208
|1. How do you say “The time for bed is now.” in PA German? You would pronounce it DEE SIGHT FAH INZ BETT IS NAU, and it is written: Die Zeit fer ins Bett is nau.|
|2. How would you say “Did you know?”? You would pronounce it HUSHED DEW GA-VIST, and it’s written: Hoscht du gwisst.|