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Mexiaweeklyjune41937roberts - Grammar Schoot~\? Exercises Seen by Large Crowd...
Grammar Schoot~\? Exercises Seen by Large Crowd The;; Mexia Elementary schools the -W. M. White and the E. ^B. Cousins, held a joint commencement commencement -program at the City Auditorium Auditorium *hen eighty boys and girls received diplomas for the completion of grammar school studies. JThis program, the first of its kind to be held in the. Mexia schools, marked the beginning beginning Jof a closer relationship of the two schools which carry on the same educational pr6- grams. This class is said by George Perkins, principal of W. M. White school, to be the largest largest and best equipped class ever to' -enter the .Mexia high school. The auditorium was packed to its capacity with relatives, friends and admirers of this fine group of boys and girls. Teachers of both schools were present to look on the beautifully decorated stage graced by these graduating classes ihey are turning over .to. the hgih- school. They viewed, this scene with a touch of sadness mingled with pride and admiration admiration for the splendid work these children had accomplished, for to give "them up is not so easy but to see them go forward is a pleasure and a joy. Some of the fondest friendships in life are made in grammar school between between adults and children—fond recollections they never forget. Following a short talk by Superintendent Frank L. Williams Williams the following program was presented: Invocation—Rev. E. H. Hudson Class Song—"Santa Lucia." "Music in Our Schools"—Isabel James. "The. Value of Clubs in Our Schools"—Curry Jo McElroy. "Athletics in the Elementary Schools"—Larry McGannon. "The Summer Recreation Pro- granj"—Walter Kline Boyd. Presentation of Diplomas— Principals, P. F. Boyer and G. W. Perkins. Class Song—"A Morry Life" Benediction—Rev. V. A. Geeo. Those receiving diplomas were W. M. White: . ,.' Tolbert- Bain, Charles Booker, Walter Kline Boyd Jr., Keith Cole, Elton Day, J. P. Douglass, . Eubanks, Billy Goodmari Tommie Hendrix, Billie Paul Hines, Rex McDonald, Gordon Bencher, Leon Rdberson, "Billie Ray Barter, president of' the class, Lewis Srailey, Marvin .Speights, Warren Stephens, Joe Wallace, Katie Fern Bain, Geraldine Boaz : Lor.eiie Black, Virlula Bradley, Margie Burnett, Joy Cayton, Ruth Cox, Annie B. Eriesoh, Gr4« Henderson, Elsie Lee Jordan, Agnes Mangum, Irene McEachern," Curry. Jo McElroy, Juanita Pollard, Pollard, Rufene Prestige, Jeannette SSimpson and Sarah Smiley. R. B. Cusins: Lynn Adams, Lewis Blunt, Jack Booker, Anson Cox, Garland Garland Ellis, Bob Foster, Sonnie Groover, John Hopper, Richard Magruder, Emmitt Martin, Larry McGannon, Charles McGowan, Leon McKinney, John Henry Moss, Freddie Prickett, F. W. Rhodes, Frank Roberts, Robert Rdss, J6hn Louis Sadler, Perry Taylor, Cutyiss Turner, Mellie Barnett, Maxine Bates, Louise Beene, Elinor Bounds, Alta Fae Cooper, Margie Copeland, Jean Davis, Bonnie Drury, Varnelle Gann, Marie Grider, Janie Gunn, Anna Ingram, Isabella James, Ronalda Jones, Charlene Lambert, Lambert, La Rue Lindsey, Ila Mae Moore, Marjorie Purcell, Melba Purcell, Christine Reeves, Lois Speight, Maurene Waller, Marion White, Mildred Wiley. Oil Pact Taken to Washington AUSTIN, May 29 <U.R) — The oil states compact, binding oil states states to enforce anti-waste measures in oil production, was taken to Washington today by Col E. 0. Thompson, member of the Texas Railroad Commission, and chairman chairman of the compact commission. He will deliver the. signed cmpact at Washington and then go to Paris Paris as one of 12 American delegates to World Petroleum Conference, June 14-20. An invitation to hold the next conference in • Texas will be extended. R. W. Byrham, Austin Petroleum geologist and oil publicist, accompanied accompanied Colonel Thompson. Mr. and Mrs. W. K. Boyd had as .their guests this week Mrs. Boyd's sister, Mrs;'Wade Driver and children, Ernest Kline, Mary Ann, Jack and Wade Jr., of Terrell. Terrell.

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  1. The Mexia Weekly Herald,
  2. 04 Jun 1937, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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