Pomeroy Washington Downtown National Historic District
News from the
May 17, 1924
Parochial School Closing to Be Held In Seeley Theatre on Thursday May 22
Commencement exercises at which the graduation will be completed of 18 young men and 18 young women from Pomeroy high school will be held at the Seeley theatre on next Tuesday night at 8 o'clock.
The program prepared for this occasion, which has come to be regarded as an annual event of much importance, and which never fails to pack the largest assembly room in the city, is as follows:
Invocation—Rev. J. H. Thomas.
Music, duet—Leola Tidwell, Martina Yochum, "Hark, Hark, the Lark."
Address—Prof. W. R. Davis.
Presentation of Diplomas—Frank Burt.
Parochial School Program
The following program will be given by the parochial school at the Seeley theatre, Thursday, May 22:
"To Victory," march, string sextette—Two violins, Winifred Becker and Agnes McKeirnan; two ukeles, Betty Henley and Ruth McKeirnan; banjo, Irene McKeirnan, piano, Florence McKeirnan.
European Experiences," lecture—Rt. Rev. Bishop A. F. Schinner, D. D.
"Sylvan Sprites," waltz, piano trio. Janet Schneckloth, Ruth McKeirnan, Kathleen McCabe.
Song and drill fantastique—eight girls.
Birthday Gavotte, piano trio— Ruth Bowne, Katherine Armstrong and Irene McKeirnan.
"The Parochial School and Taxes," speech—Harry Schuster.
"The Minister's Mistake," humorous—Florence Berringer.
Evening Song, piano trio—Anna Thoma, Cecil Waldher and Dorothy Meyers.
"Coming Through the Rye," drill —Two boys and two girls.
"Hip! Hip! Gallop," piano trio-Winifred Becker, Marcel Thoma and Florence McKeirnan.
"The Old Hat," diologue—Two Boys.
"True Blue, Forget Me Not," song —Banjo, Irene McKeirnan, ukuleles, Betty Henley and Ruth McKeirnan; piano, Myrn Henley; vocal, Agnes McKeirnan, Dorothy Meyers arid Anna Thoma.
"Air de Chasse," piano trio with violin solo—Ruth, Irene, Katherine and Agnes McKeirnan.
"What Would You Take for My Papa?" vocal—Eugene Schuster, piano, Irene McKeirnan.
Girard Gavotte, piano trio—Ruth McKeirnan, Martha and Dorothy Meyers.
Eighth Grade Exercises
Following is the program for the eighth grade graduation exercises to be held in the Methodist church on May 22 at 8:00 o'clock p. m.
Introductory march.............Miss Mills
Invocation ...........Rev. F. N. Morton
Salutatory address .. Clement Fitzsimmons
Violin solo ..................Archie Holmes
Class History ..................Doris Miller
Trio........Dorothy Pegg, Helen Pierce, Leona Bue
Reading ............ Elizabeth Patterson
Class Prophecy ....Marguerete Sherfey
Address .......................... Dr. Sherfey
Valedictory address ....Gladys Horrell
Presentation of diplomas ...... A. L. Cabbage.
Chorus ................Eighth Grade Class
At the eighth grade banquet Friday evening Myrn Patterson acted as toastmaster and talks were made by Carlyle Brown, Blanche Keatts, Shirley Dixon, Frances Goetze, Carl Powell, Ronald Ward and Helen Pearce, the class president. Guests of honor were A. L. Cabbage, grade principal, H. M. Ridenour, superintendent, and Miss Beale of the grade faculty. Among the recognized patrons of the class in attendance were Mrs. A. L. Tefft, W. D. Rickman, Mrs. James Patterson and Mrs. J. L. Horrell.
The baccalaureate service will be held Sunday. The program follows:
Invocation by Rev. F. N. Morton.
Music, "All Hail the Power."
Solo, Miss Roeder.
Music, "Love Divine."
Benediction, Rev. F. N. Morton.
Fire in Sheep Range
Len Jackson had to divert his band of over 4000 sheep en route to Idaho mountains to the Crooked Fort district because of fire near his Idaho sheep range. John Broyles had charge of the sheep.
Two Cases Scarlet Fever
Tony Berringer's 7-year-old son and Dr. R. R. Walton's 6-year-old son have scarlet fever.
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