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MID MUSIC AND FLOWERS
i. : -a
Tho Class of '02 Graduated
t-cst Evonlnx With Honors.
BAXfJUETTE!) AT THE HOT ;L Kll.LY
Interesting C ations Delivered by
tho Cradua.es -The Clat Com
posed of Six G'rls and Three
Coys -7 he Alumni Ban-
Long before the hou.-
I.. - m - - till IUI
I the opening of the h-g-. nchool
. commence nent exercises last eve-
-veV vr.l.,lle neat in the
opera house had btei. occupied.
jThe utrge was bei.Mitifi.lly ami
: tastily decorated with choice flow
j er and aMpara-UH. I tle centerof
the s'age, a t-ille suspended, was
placed nn arch wi'n a wh'..
ground, hearing in golden letters
the clay mo'K "Launched, hut
' The membt ri of ihe class of 'r
ccup:ed the center of the siage
Jpon the left sat the members of
iie ooaru ol education, and on the
ight sat Superintendent McClel
ind,Irincipal Ifalsey and assistant,
I T,,e exercises of the evening were
Ipened witli r lvocation by rZv. I);.
The fM speaker of the evening
as Charley V. Unit. Af:. r ,m;v.
-inxa b-ief and appropriate saint-
:'" "e 'niran h-s oration upon
American Citizenship." The
eaker thou-ht that tn...
;P.ron and attainment of the Cor
el p-inciples of citizenship were
:sential to good government and
ged that these princ;pies be
'ght early in li'e, for as :e foi..,.
jtion is, so will t'iej-i?perstructure
, The speaker held that it was a
'. T VI f til I I.... 1 a .
.j ""'im upon eacn member
Jsocle.y to contribute to the weH-
an 0i "in iellow men. Civil war
;a means of settl'tig differences
3 discouraged r?d r : ppea! to
i consciences and good judgment
,ne-i was advocated in its stead.
'he "T. K ' qua ielte of Omaha
n rendered one o." their cbarac
st'c selections. They were
.ily encored, to whi
ded with a hi: mo. -or a seh-rMir, ,
-?ll:e Boone was Ihe ne:;t speaker.
i younur ladi's r.t-i..-.-
- r J I'M llill Ml W: U
'ci i eriors.
uea "- I'lea For O
! speaker thought 'hat it was
j that we hav- some adversity as
j as good rortrue. rt we may
erly appreciate the hi w ti...
- ... . . m. USJ
Mceoiassis'.ini'o !( urii...i.. -
ieiaimff distress or pss-siing
i to in e-'ectuai a.tanme.ns,
urged as a diuy incumbent up.
,1. It was i rged ,ha. ;he per
.of super or inflect slu,:.i,i
le with his j-i:e-.or3 that the
; m 'glit e sa'sed ;o a h'gher
I (1 L
ese appareuilv infr--- .,i
Svere often la.ent powers capo-
1 A. 1
rne n ftnest o-de- of deve'op-
i class hsto , Xookinff
cr.u, vas .lien even Uv v,
Uichey. The speak - humor-Urefe-
red to the par;; and the
c.:ve H'ti reo: each member
Class. At h. r'n. i,
w-v OllC J J-
ted her a.-soc aies upon the
fe oi success ihat had at
their elforis thus far and
ied that each one woti'd till a
rSiOle p.ace end reflect credit
he class. The speaker closed
ing the Mistructo.s a happy
jor meir active and efni
v3 that havf r..-ii...i .t. .
-jtion of t-ie corrse possible.
.ouuciion was one of ercep
T. K." quartette again
, the audience with a choice
Smith then deliv.-rr.ri
jid Krlish oration, entitled
ana Uars." The oration
t deuve.-eel :n Lain, fol
the iree K ilish transla-
le p;o:iunc ai'on was irood
out, the accent beii, al
ult'ess, and the coirect
X rod emphas's derno-i-jhat
the speaker was per
iniM'ar with the Kn relish
n of each word and ihe
,t to be expressed, reflect-
U A 1:1
The speaker indicated
re an more or less handi
n our efforts to achieve
"h the warfare of life, but
Q confidence in one's self
:ominc obstacles. She
linst the imitation of the
An o-,tflf1;il cI.MM HOrR entitle(1
fhe Cla.H of was then ren
dered by Kdith J'attersor. The
youn- lady acquitted herself with
tfreat credit. The composition was
K"i and ,ts remlifion excellent.
Thia was followed by an oration
by Hemy Sud.-r, cntJUed "locomotion.-
The speaker referred, to
the rude devices for .travel th
more anl'mw ri-..M
an. I described the gradually fent
cessive improvements down to th
present .lay. JTe looked into the
fu'irre, when electricity shall have
been up'Ih&ed to even .rre.iter ad
vanlae than it is to-day.
Atter music by the quartette,
MatfKie K. Salford delivered the
class prophesy, "Look in Forward."
Ihe young lady dwelt decidedly
upon the ideal, imitating Uellamy
in a marked degree. The day was
looked for with anticipation and
hope when all the men wouId
have been annihilated. The strik
er predicted that then all sin would
cease and an era of prosperity and
contentment would have been ush.
red in unparalleled in the annals
of the world. The speaker pre
dicted that the inventive genius of
women would have full sway and
improvements would be made that
are considered extremely visionary
",mtr present condition of af
fairs. She closed with the prophesy
that each member of Hi., r-i
would soon take an important
place in society.
The poet of the class, Frank
Wiles, rendered a class poem with
pleasing effect. He evident! v h.-.s
poetical turn of mind and powers
worthy of further derelopment.
After another excellent selection
by the quartette, Janette Morgan,
valedictorian of the class, delivered
an oration, choosing tor a subject
ui.iss mono, "Launched, but
-ot Anchored." The speaker meta
phorically referred to the nine
graduates as nine ships bein
launched upon the turbulent waters
of life and urged that they be
manned by a spirit of industry and
perseverance that they might enter
me naruoriu safety. In mt.Hiuir,n
he paid a happy tribute to the
teachers, assuring them of the high
regard i:i which they were held by
the members of the class and as
suring them of their continued
support. She then tha ikerl
payers for contribut
port of the school, and the board
for their efforts to expend the same
to a good advantage.
The class address by Dr. W. A
xxumpnrey was then announced.
The address was replete with
good advice to the class and ex
pressed the hope that they would
I'lumiuent places in society
and the business world.
S. A . Davis, president of the board,
in a few well chosen words, deliv
ed each member his diploma.
The quartette again favored
the audience with a select;, af(--
which the benediction was' pro
no ii need by Rev. Dr. Baird.
The exercises upon the whole
were far above the average. The
productions showed marked origi
nality, each was well committed and
with possibly one or two exceptions
- nc nearu distinctly in every
por'ion of the house, and in every
instance the prrticiDants?amn.''
The instructors of the High school
have labored zea'ously and eflicieut
ly in the interests of the schools, for
which they have the thanks of the
a I .KUGKWOOD HALL.
The Industrial Exposition Has
AN ELABORATE DISPLAY MADE.
The Pupils of the city Schools" Are
Making Phenomenal Ad
vancement, Both With
TO ANY GENTJLEMAN", .
x v . Cass C01a.xn.t3r
Who can write the most words on a
new U. S. Postal Card
The industrial exposition at Rock
wood hall is something new for this
city. There has been complaint
from a few parents on nrr., t
their children having to work with
"mud," as they sa, but if they will
only take the pains to go to the hall
and see the work executed by the
'"'i'"8 111 ine "liferent grades, they
will change from a growler and will
have nothing but words of praise
for the instructors, and to those a
a special invitation is extended to
come and look overfhe'r wo-k.
On entering Roekwoo.l 4
day to view the display, our eyes
were first a' t-acfed by the magnifi.
c iroin me Kpst Fourth
ward school, prepared under the in
struction of Misses Fischer and
Ilyers. It was decorated with ever
green and flowers a-id contained the
oanner winch had been awarded to
Miss IJyers' room for the best at
tendance. It bore a ve.y suitable
motto, "We Work to Wn." Map
folding paper c.Tltujg, etc., were
some of the features f ..
The most in(eresfnff were the maps
i ws ecu i.y and Nebraska, and a
checker board painted on glass by
Jiddie Anderson, a boy of 11.
Xot came the work o? Miss Deana
C Fischer, showing many ways of
I'-i'utuiuajjand iolding, with a
ft-rand display of perforated work.
Ihe neat weaving was e-.cellentand
m idci me wnole showed that great
care and paijs had been taken hy
both teacher and pupils.
puss i r,ght, of West Fourth ward
school, consisting of grades one and
two, presented the exhibit that
wr eyes were next onof
on and it was a creditable as well as
Pi.msioieone. It consisJed of em-
I V" irlno.. 1 -
-.-lvij, worK ancI stencil draw-
in8sf and pea and tooth pick work.
looauiy me most attractive of this
display was the stencil work.
passing a little farther our
PRICH; - CLOTHIER
Will Give the Following Prizes on July 4th:
A Nice Spring Suit.
A Nice Leather Satchel.
3. Two Nice Shirts.
Every word must be written with pen and ink.
Every word must be readable with the naked eye,
And must be written in sensible sentences
Send all Postal
Price Clothier, Plattsmouth, Neb
Aier th' exercises at
house were nvtr
-i:Umni .-issnrmtinii l, i
. . . uiiiiumit-u me
graduautig class at the Hotel Rilev
fliere were forty covers laid'
I ? ,i V1. ft'ad"a'"ff classes
later than 1SSG wert preserf Fol
lowing is the excellent bid of fare
Landlord O Pelt p:epr -ed:
Ciiicketi Co.iwiij. Or Sc:, T.. .1
HaVed Wl,;:e F:SU, s!cetl Le non.
M-t-cI Guc.M-w.8 Sliced Tomatoes
V td Sp CI: icken on Toa
CoMIJo ici i;af. Vt.J, Domes; c Duck
jumps against the bars,
iiii a useless expenditure
I and urired that we oro
-Juaticall and judiciously.
isjies was reierreu 10 as an
By systematic training
'verance he became the
orators, though haudi-
nm an iniDediinent in his
I an awkwardness in de-
Pic'tletl Lamb T.....r,,..
I er?ck KolI.
C.-ea.n Slaw. Lobster -Vayonaise
I'ickU-d Bee s.
Mew Potatoes in Cream. Green Peas.
Sira wberrien and Ice Cream.
Sliced I'ineapj.Ie. Floa JsJand,
Auuet Foot!. Marl,!,. r..,L
En.it'isti V - ,lt Layer Cake.
Assorted Cand es. i ixed A".: s. Oranges
Layer K'aislns. bananas.
Tea. CotTe. Chotola'e.
J. Stuart L. . ingston presided as
toastmaster. K,.'ir.,v-.... 3
.... .. " ine
...oio icriUNUCU 10.
"Address of Welcome" Tre-a
Kesuonse T. Km
Internal Improvements" Prof
"The More the Merrier" C. Ger
;;The IJoard"- Chas. D. Cummins.
w. i."e ,-"olIIl- McClelland.
lter the banrnit il-...
adjourned to the Hotel Kilev mr
lors, where the Omaha quartette"
furnished some excellent music and
a pleasant time was had by those
es were attracted by a beautiful
air castle which was presented by
-Iiss Ilemple. Her R4itus
hue. The drawing paper, folding
and cutting, compared very favor-
1 j wini iue otuers.
A display from the First ward
with Miss Matson as teacher.was the
next iiiterestinr feature. Ti,
hand drawing presented was mao--'
nificent, taking into consideration
the age of the pupil. The embroid
ery work consisted of flnw,-
ete. needs no comment.
Just a few steps farther and the
exhibit of the West Fourth was be-
1U C our ew. Mat work was just
splendid, stencil work good and
the free-hand drawing was excel
lent. An embroidered H.,4.n
and an owl located about the cen
tre of the display showed skill in
West Second, with Miss Porter as
teacher, was the next. Miss Por
ter's pupils were all of the first and
econu grades, but the paper fold
ing and the stencil drawings which
were painted afterwards were a
change from the rest and formed an
excellent variety. The other work
was similar to that described.
The display under the nro. t
Miss Ileisel, from East Second,
"'u ana second, was good
and needs but little comment The
needle-work, stencil drawings, mat
weaving, etc., were all good. It is
surprising to see what things some
nine emiaren can do.
When we came to Miss Hollo
way's exhibit from South Pa,t
stood s.'.-uck with amazement, won
dering how the little tots from six
vo nine and ten ever manufactured
those rocking chairs, parlor sets
The Third wa. d disDlav shr,
on the paper, cutting and folding
was conducted, first commencing
with the very plainest figures and
continuing to the most ri;mr..,i4
- ....t,j v
us ng ine synthetic method
The exhibit from the Mercerville
school, under charge Mrs, Thomas
was a rape I with white flowered
laceand ornamented with boquets
oi reu copies. Ihe work was sitni
iar 10 mat ot others described. This
ended the exhibit f from the ward
schools and next is the work of fhe
ingii.scnool which we are compelled
10 note orielly.
The first was under the manage
ment of Miss Ella Wright, and the
most interesting feature was an oil
painting by Dean Barton, aged 1C.
Miss Moore's d'splay.was mostly
of papercutting and it was spleu-
No more Postal Cards accepted after July 3, 1892.
Only one Postal Card received from one and the same person.
JOE, the Popular Clothier,
pera Hoe Corner, ". " n-ttm
did. An air castle
much to the display.
Miss Carr.'e Greusel's work, too,
consisted chiefly of7paper cuttin"-
and was good. A ship made with a
pocketknife and tile attracted much
The principal features of the next
were drawings, maps of Cass
county, paper folding and the
books showing the daily work done
tt 1 . .
iuiuujjiioui me term. Everything
was none neatly and showed that
me teacner, iiiss Adams, is a pains-
The pen-flourishing and the maps
oi reDrasKa in Miss Cook's exhibit
need special praise.
JUiss Jamison's work consisted
chiefly of needle-work and paper
cutting combined. The best thins-
01 ner exnioit was a picture of three
mules, executed by Abe Pepper-
T 1 . .
iue next consisted of maps of
South America, showing the eleva-
uepression and climate.
Among the industrial works were
baskets, windmills, chairs," etc.,
made from toothpicks and card
board. A basket made af twine and
varnished, prepared by Maggie
Dray, aged 10, and a quilt made of
cmurouiery worK, Deingprepared by
Auams, are interesting
things of thia display conducted bv
f: is J
Drawing, clay moulding and salt
wors were varialed forms from the
otneis in the exhibit. conduefoH i-.,,
Miss Searle. Maps and flowers made
01 sait; vases, nouses and-flowers
made of clay; picture, of High
school building, drawn by Alga
Hajek; excellent lead
ing and fine bordering work; were
iu leresting inings Of this display
jntne next, under the care of
Miss Wilson, was the picture of a
dog and horse drawn by Bulah El
son that appear almost lifelike.
Maps of the United States, showing
the acquisition of territory, physi
cal mays ot Africa, aquarium made
j ooya ot the room and a putty
map oi tne united States were ex
nioiis mat and merit to both teach
er and pupils.
In the grammar irrade exhibit i
charge of Miss Clark were some of
the finest things we saw. The chart
work containing desic-ns ot various
objects, made from -divers kinds of
seeus snow energy ana patience on.
tne part ot the workers. The im
pressions from leaves were fine and
A map of
the presidents of the TTnitri
VKl I. O
prepared by Mary wpboda, was
Liiesi ming of tlie kind we ever
MW" lso a table made by the
Uie person, which was-a master
piece of art.
The exhibition was certainly a
success in every particular
1C neuter ot tne room is the
worK ot the high schoolroom. XG
one book is studied but the scolars
I? r1,1 t0 8tUdy 311 th?y n
get hold of so as not to confine their
minds to one method, their hands
are trained along with their minds.
JMrst is the work of tho ;
gfraduattng class. A nalnp ;a
of clay and ornamenterl o
01 every description. The palace is
surrounded by a fence U of wi,;i.
is made of clay. The work is some
thing for the class and their instruc
tors to be proud of.
On the left the Juniors are rr
uieir wor c ia ti-..;ii
botany. Here the student puts the
book aside and he studies tVi. i
under the miscrope and dissects it
in order that they may become
more lamiliar with their subject.
In the center of the irroiir. i
aquarium constructed bv the ,viQ
of the sophomore class. In "the
centerof the aquarum is a foi.t;..
while several different If inri u
from the state iHilMiery are swimino
The Freshman make an oini
display. This deoa
fined exclusively to Zooloo-v- Q.,,i
well worth going to see.
The Place to B
WHERE YOU WILL FIND
K A AGES,
11 A UDWARE,
LA DIES' PEN
Half Rates.to s
On the ncrneinn r it,,.
Tt . - -- vi me national
Educational Ass'n's annual con
vention nt S:t--,t-. T..1-. 10 .."
Burlington roi.te, from July 3 to Ju-
lv 9. ir.eliiaivn ,.r;ii ,.ii J. . .J.
- ' ' --.v., "in ecu IUIH1Q iriD
tickets from all stations in Nebras
ka tO Saratorrn nt nna .,
. n " .w.icoi ursi-
idoa luie, pius two dollars (mem
bershin f,-e V K a t.t. v: ciu
, -- - j-itiiets are
good for return passage from July
10 to 2.1: an tvliij;-... f -r-
' -w...... ui miic limit
can, however, be obtained by depos
iting tickets at the office of the ioint
agent of terminal lines; 3(39 Broad
way, saratop-a. Tho
- - r- - - "ill IIII. IJII
route Will rim o.-.-i t...,."
1 1 unman
sleeping cars and reclining . chair
Cars from T.inr-oln n.t r
. - vjinana
tlirouirh to Saratnm r
coin at2:40n. m.nnrl J? a. 4 '
m., July 9. A folder, giving all par
ticulars. mav lip tori ,
to J. Francis, general passenger aud
ticket atrent. Onmha t ,..i,...
local agent 13. & M. R. K requests
1 1 -..v,.. .x "inns siiouia oe
U mentplanas cheap as for cash,
on easy monthly payments. Come
in and examine my anti-rust tin
ware which is warranted not to rust
for one year. If at any time you
want anything new that we do not
happen to have in stock we can get.
it for you on two days' notice.
something of a variety
of soda water drinks in the citj-. tf.
42 1 Maln-St., PlatUmouth