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11 a. m. Divine worship in German. FIFTY-SEVEN GRADUATES (Concluded from Page 1} istic encounter in New Jersey. Al- hough badly outfought in the open- ng rounds, Dempsey kept coming jack for more. From this event, he repeatedly pointed out individuals and events which had been successful because [hose concerned "had come back for nore." Music on the program included a number by the high school brass sextet, the mixed chorus and the high school girls sextet. The invocation was made by Rev. M. E. Shank and Rev. Richard Prescott pronounced he benediction. The diplomas were presented by R. W. Paden, president of the board of education before a crowd which filled almost every seat .n the auditorium. Large Crowd Attends Baccalaureate Basing his subject, "Striving for the Mastery" on the text from I Cor. 9:21-24 and Hebrews 12:1-2, Rev. George Krueger presented a carefully prepared and well delivered baccalaureate address to the graduating class of Sumner high school Sunday evening. Preliminary to his formal remarks, he expressed his great pleasure in being invited back to his home community as the baccalaureate speaker. After reading his text, Rev. Krueger pointed out that it was essential for every person to have a trained mind, a disciplined body and a living soul. Even the ancient Greeks, he said, recognized the necessity of having a healthy body as well as a trained mind. He also warned the graduates that they are entering a world of activity which is not going to welcome them with open arms. "If you want a job, you are going to have to fight for it, and after you get it you are going to have to fight to keep it," he said. He also admonished them to consider carefully what they planned to attain. He pointed out that if it is wealth, then the wealthy are not very happy people and they do not have many friends; as for fame, it is a transitory thing. Music for the service included an anthem by the mixed choir, directed by Miss Dorothy Rowles, vocal music instructor, and a selection by the high school double male quartet. The invocation was pronounced by Rev. J. Wesley Petersen and the benediction by Rev. C. J. Mardorf. The processional and recessional were played by a brass choir under the direction of V. H. Taylor, instrumental instructor. of

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  1. The Sumner Gazette,
  2. 23 May 1940, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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