Class od 1919 Commencement
CLASS OF COMMENCEMENT ACTIVITIES The Annual Commencement exercises of the Smethport High' School wure held at the Lyceum on "* evening, June the, , sixteenth and were well attended by the friends relatives of the graduate. The stage was attractively decorated ;With ferns and white -peonies, the class colon being green and white. The opening 'number of the program was given by the Girls' Qlee 'Club who sang "Gleam, Gleam, 0 Silver Stream" under the'direction Mrs. Bouton and the Invocation was pronounced by the Rev Arthur Gregson. Miss Harriet Jones who won sec- jond honors gave the Salutatory, with 'oration, "Women and .the -World War." The oration was .excellent . Sfegicer made appearance. , yery tlm-| Prln.'C. B. Renn then othe'r Dr. Llewellyn Phillips, Dean oil."cation at Bncknell University," : wh'6 spoke on "The War and Education' Dr, Philips' talk was a most acting one and dealt with not only the, Immediate but also the far Â«"'er-; effects of the war upon shejspoke of the scources .from previously borrowed many of a'loss our educational Ideas and the of the -war associations upon standards. Much enllghtment baa come, too, from the gathering our army from all parts of the was 'country and ways and means Ing devised to Increase our education- al efficiency.' Certain lines of "founding'were.given a great- Impetus by merit military needs and demands, The Girls' Qlee Club sang 'Jnne which Mr. E. A. Stud- member | holme. President of the Hamlln eotors, presented the and members of the class 'which as follows: Ervln Anderson, Axelaon, .Harold Gonla, Thomas Hun- Helen Bouton, Martha ^^^ Hajnmon , of Howe; Harriett Jones, Leona Ruth' Lyle,i Mary O'Connor and Marie Sasse. .The Valedictory_and oration-"Am'er- flea" was then given by of the! Held who won first honors. : the'deavoring by tclass. The oration was most Interest-' Watering and the valedictorian is was but par- elected be; August of Dr 'and earnest student .lot whom a bright and successful career Is predicted. The benediction was then nounced by the Rev. W. El-Van The play "Aaron Boggs, Freshman" given by. the members of the Senior. Class at the Lyceum on Friday Ing wag greeted by a capacity and was a success from every point. Briefly told the story deals,big with the ad-ventures of Aaron a freshman from Spllntervllle. a green youth who'meeti an old In the person of EIlzalbeth.Miliidells the waitress.at Mrs. Chubbs boarding house. To .further Aarons Interests' she sends a telegram _prp-- porting to come from a former ftu-1 dent to Beau Carter, lender of the most exclusive fraternity.' Mylnt A^ron if file (rrandKun of Steven -J. Jlngrj.thp multlmllHonaro. and that hp muÂ«t at nil hnrard*. be secured ConHnned On"page~fbnr.