Forman 8th Grade Graduates - 1904

Source: Forman News newspaper, May 27, 1904. Submitted by Jerry McQuay Pierre, SD (Oct 2004) csk
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FORMAN 1904 EIGHTH GRADE CLASS GRADUATES
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Thirteen Forman Scholars Complete 8th Grade Studies-- Commencement Exercise Held.
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--The Class--
George Covey
Ernest Argersinger
Morris Dyste
Meng Christian
Robbie Hohaus
Harry Van Ornum
Mary Groner
Blanche Groner
Myrtle Scoville
Helen McKensie
Grant Deats
Ida Hohaus
Lola Taylor

The commencement exercises passed off very nicely
and reflected credit upon those who had the affair in
charge. The manly boy graduates and the sweet girl
graduates in their dainty costumes attracted the ad-
miration of all. The exercise were held at Opera
House, and so large the attendance that standing room
was at a premium. Following was

THE PROGRAM

1--Selection by City Band
2--Invocation by Rev Mr Vaughan
3--Ladies Quartette, by Mesdames Bradley, Sweetman, Baker, and Taylor
4--Essay, "Power of Invention". George Covey
5--Essay, "Louisiana Purchase", Helen McKenzie
6--Piano Duel, Miss Dyste and Hurly
7-- Essay, "China and Her People", Mary Groner
8--Song by Grammar School Pupils
9--Essay, "Environment" Ida Hohaus
10--Ladies Quartette, by Mesdames Bradley, Sweetman, Baker, and Taylor
11--Essay, "Russo-Japanese War" (note no person listed)
12--Address by President Carhart of the Mayville Normal
13--Address by President Hicks of the Manual Training School, Ellendale
14--Presentation of Diplomas, Co. Supt. Simpson
15--Benediction Rev Mr. Lemery
16--Selection by City Band


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