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THE BEE: nil AHA. MONDAY, JUNE 24, 1912
Fi6 Nsw5 of Schools and
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CLOSING DAYS OF COLLEGES
June Da Filleiwith Jeywis Com
.."menceme'nt" Exercises. : '
ORAIOXY, JiUSICAND REUNIONS
ImnrVaaJve PrMnl ': of ' ScfcOoU
v "'.""cioUe ; of r Educational
' '"" , ' Workshops ' '
Commencement, exercises In school, col
lege -and university gai bring Into view
tlio fruits of tbiyear'js work, The busy
educational workshop, of the nation! with
their million of learner. ' present the
finished product In moderate numbers,
ad a countless multitude from trad and
high school, .prepared to pnter the larger
choul of Torldlr affair.- Out of the
20.000,000 enrolled in all the schools , and
college the cetlnlrc. vast number
pa -is from the guidance of the teacher
to the tfoitialn of bard knocks. The theo
rtlcal gltfe Way to the practical.' What
will the: future' be? Who knows? For
themoment the hours of success with it
Joyous'cumnt of freedom, leaves no room, I
for thoughts of tomorrow. "Its better o.
Tlia-jjtadiiite's brief hour In tl;fl . spot
light Is an occasion of supreme happiness,
"reviving and radiating among' parents,
ft lends -and spectatora the Joyful mem
ories of thelf own day. -
.YORK COU.EGK, YORK, NEB. '
Jones. Heward Carlisle Mayes, Thomas
f lshr Miller, Clara Wllhelmlna Miller,
Helen Elizabeth Smith, Stanley Clark
The degree of master of arts was con
ferred upon Mrs, t. R Kerr, former dean
of women, wife of the ex-presldent of
President Stookey preached the bac
calaureate sermon from the text, "But
seek ye first the kingdom of God and
Tils righteousness, and all things shall be
added unto you." . '. .'. " .
Rev. Dr. R. L. Wheeler of 8outh Omaha
addressed'', the graduates,' and Prof.
Nlcholl, head of the normal school, pre
sented state certificates to Flossie M.
Brunker. Edna M. Hanson, Elvira Jllson,
Gladys V. Lumsden. Edna Tburber,
Agnes Fltsgerald, Georgian, . Davis and
Orace Hutton. ' :'
. ,' . . COLLEGE.
Interesting Eercles ' Brine
Y'ratare of the Twentr-Seooad A-
The series of exercises in connection
with- the twenty-second annual . com
mencement of York college began on May bachelbr of arts.
21 and closed on June (. This series was
filled with the usual Important and happy Frederick VarnUro Stevens, pastor of tle
occasions,. The- evening of May. l Tankton Congregational church, arid upon
trough)" a "recital b'tlje members of the Rev. Darlu B. Boott of Lancaster, Mass,
conservatory faculty and the following prof. 'William John MeMurtry. now clos-
' - eensf ttl Year to Close.,
The thirtieth annual commencement at
Tankton as been marked by an enthus
iasts return of. alumni and friends to
the exercises which began Sunday morn
ing with the baccalaureate address by
President Warren from the text, "And
ye are .not your own, for ye are bought
with a price." Rev. Theodore Clifton of
Chicago gave the ' address before the
Toons; Men's and ToUng Womsn's Chris
tian associations In the evening.
The students of the conservatory of
music gave a morning musical on Monday
and the closing artists' recital of the
year was given that evening by' Herbert
Miller, baritone, of Chicago. On Tuesday
afternoon also occurred the exhibition of
the art department. Tuesday ferenoon
was held the usual final chapel service,
where the. various activities of the year
were reviewed and the "Y" degree con
ferred upon winners In sports and
forensic. , A large and loyal group of
corporate members and trustees held the
nsual meetings Tuesday afternoon. In
the. class. day exercises the seniors said
their goodbyes and sang songs and the
academy class of seventeen celebrated
with an out-of-doors presentation of the
play. "An Irish Eden."
At the graduating exercises Wednesday
morning Hon.. H. H. Wilson of the law
department of the University of Nebraska
delivered an able address on "The Pawn
of the World' Peaoe." Fourteen mem
bers of the efoss received the degree of
The degree of doctor
of 'divinity was conferred upon Rev.
evening a recital by the conservatory pu
pi. -;..:.'-'. V '. - ' ""
1 euridajv June 2, was Baeaijaureate
Sabbath, 'Bishop O. M. Mathews 6f Chi
cego, preached In the, morning and dedi
cated the riew Christian association
building, and gymnasium.. In -the aftw
noo'n'CY'L. Harkness, of the state uni
versity, gave .an address to the Christian
associations, of the college. . Dr. Wa.E,
Bchell, president 'of York ,eollege for the
lan .ftfteen- yersv "gave : the- bacalaur
eate er)non' fn -the opening. , V . ',
'( Oh Ttfondtfy and Tuesday evenings re-
Wectlvely, were, held the, anniversary of
Ithe literary societies ' sm th -class pro-'
eram The peafd ot'ttostee waa ln sss
ajon all day Tuesday. ' ' .
i Wednesday. June & was commencement
d ay,. Pr. F. P. dolly, of- Joilet a
tin eommencement 'oratiotf at JO (f. m.
on .,te ,aubJ!oi.t "How . t Win - the, Race
'of "'life." Those completing courses ot
study" with degrees, diplomas and state i
certificates were . as .' follow : ., Aft , O,
Dew. .-with ' the degree ' Av .. .Those
' taking the A, fil degree were Ruth B.
Carpenter, tteuben K.' Huffman, Luther
Hamilton and Raymond D. Xun.
Those completing th advanced normal
courses with . fifth .irada. .staU certifi
cates' are Lyman G. Surface, Lillian
MaVvand, Robert "Weller..
Ihp jsompietlng the teachere course
nrHlj second grade sUte certificates are
Blanche iona Gil more. Lena- M. Johnson,
Jia 'tk A. -Johnson. Ethie-Ma Mincks.
Oeraehaiaf. Hw.P- Ar,M?. . Star,
Austin, Lulu Baugh, Edna Lenor Doug-
la and Bessie Pease.
These completing the academy were
Georglaetta Steven, Ashbel W. Vanntce,
George F. White and SI wood Huffman.
Those completing courses in the busi
ness department are Blanche Boughner,
Cordelia. Bwanson. Gilbert Uhler, Stella
6. ' Jerome. Louis C. Doak, Claude E.
Burt, elma . Benson, Mary Corcoran,
Ida Abraham, ' Ross Cudgel, Henry I,
John,. Ernest Jl.' Heln, Roy plant,
J, K. Ooosen, Otis Peer, Samuel Vogt,
Jessie H. Donlsthorpe, Hasetle Hed
bloom, Roy M. Merchant. Agnes E. Slna
tca,rk. . . ' 1 .
.'COTJTER MEDICAL, LIA'COLN.
ttodeat from ladia Among the
.' 1 Seven Gratlnates.
The twenty-second annual commence
ment extrcjses 4pt vCAnF . ynlverslty
Medlcsj college were heid on May IT
at th Bethany church. A large audience
of (friends ot the medical college were
In attendance at an appropriate pro
gram. Rev. H. I Bhlpherd of Lincoln
First Congregational church delivered
the address. K. R. Murphy, valedlc
tortaa ct the class, delivered a splendid
and appropriate address. Dean R. H.
Epradling. M. D.. presented the das to
Chancellor Oeschger, who presented the
diploma. The following seniors were
graduated t-. Fcak)h Lee -Bpradllng, Lin
coln. Keb.: Ward W. Hedlund. Hold-'
rege. Neb.; H. R. Murphy, Calcutta,
India; M., Gift or Welch.. Halgler, Neb.;
JaA W. OUT, Tckabah. Neb.; John .
IBowman, Loop City, Neb.; C L. Bow
man. Llncaln'.'Neb. ' '' ,-
BELLEVTJB COLLEGE. '
Roster of Cradaatea and the Degree
Commepcement at ; Belltrvu . cpttege,
Bellevue, Nob., brought together a notable
and enthuslastlo assemblage. The col
lege procession was led by President &
W. Stookey, followed by Richard L. Met
calfe, orator of the day; Xaa Tyler, Dr,
Fhlps, the class, the faculty and th
alumni. Honor- oration were delivered
ty Mis Marguerite Bradley of Bellevue
nd Thomas' H. 1 Miller of Tork, Neb.
Richard L. .MetcaJf. orator of the day.
delivered a masterly address on "Twen
tieth Century Ideal.' ; ' f , ; .
The bachelor' degree wa conferred
upon the following graduate of the eo!
Itge: ' : A- ,.;';. -:i ,r' . ' ; '
AvU Angle Boyd." Vera Ethel Braden,
Marguerite ' Bridley, Joseph : Harrison
Claytaugh, Thomas James Curaie. Her
bert Dew .Curtiss. Laurel Mario Erwla,
Edna Emily Flndley. Earl Jackson Fow
Jer Eh..Paullne.ii;ubrIe, John' Herbert
Ing twenty-five years of teaching and
service for the college, received the de
gree of doctor of law. At a reception
held that afternoon a large number of
old atudent and friends from town and
college offered hearty congratulation to
prof, and Mr. MeMurtry. .
The Shakespeare play has for some
years been the crowning event of com
mencement week at Yankton. Miss
Jenney of the English department, having
the matter in charge, assisted by Miss
Wright, this year presented "Twelfth
Night." As in other years, ah out-door
presentation was attempted in the face
of threatening skies. Even the rain did
not prevent a large and enthusiastic re
ception of the excellent work of f
students of the English department.
The year ha been a good one at Yank
ton. The total enrollment as shown by
the new catalogue Is 362, an increase, ot
about 39 per cent over last year. Few
change will mark the coming year, Prof.
Durand returning to be head or me De
partment of English and Miss Jenney
entering upon further study at the Uni
versity ot Wisconsin.
WAYNB NORMAL, WAYSE, NEB.
Enlivening Featnres of the Snmmer
Superintendent W. H. Steinbach of
Bancroft and Superintendent John
Speedie of Benson were among the visi
tors last week.
The Phllomathean Literary eociety
gave a musical program in the chapel
on Friday evening. June 21.
Miss Lela Olmsted was called to Har
vard, Neb., for a personal Interview with
the board of education at that place,
and as a result she was elected as high
school principal for the ensuing year.
8o many students have ' enrolled for
drawing that It has been found neces
sary to provide an assistant in the art
department.. Miss Edith E. Beechel of
Laurel will assist Mis KiUen during the
One of the strong students enrolled in
tho department of expression ;. i Miss
Oneta Chllcoat, who won first piace in
the Kansas" state oratorical contest Miss
Chllcoat formerly lived at Hill City,
Kans., but will teach In Nebraska next
year. . ,
One of the Interesting classes oi me
summer session is the class in which ev
enteen young women are registered for
work in the manual training department.
Kverv morning at :0B and 9:45 finds
them at the benches, working with
nlanes. saws, chisels, knive and turning
out book rack, glove boxes, desk sets
and other useful article, v
Tuesday was Cedar county day at the
Normal. The twenty-flv students reg
istered from thla county have organised
with a full set of officer and are prov
Ing a atrong factor in the oclal life ot
the school. Instead of the regular chapel
services on Tuesday the chool listened
tn Mweial nroaram given by Cedar
county student. Superintendent W. K.
Miller of Hartington wa the honored
guest and mad a brief address.
On Thureday evening In the chapel oc
ourred the second number of the summer
school leoture course. The speaker of the
evening wa Dr. I. F. Roach, a member
of the board ot education, who gave hi
lecture on "Sunshine." For more than
an hour Mr. Roach held In rapt atten
tion a large audience made up of stu
dents of the Normal and citizens of the
town, captivating them with his wit
and eloquence. The next number of the
course will be a musical program by the
male quartet, assisted by Miss Olive M.
and the senior class day exer-
VSIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN.
i.iiiiHtorT Arrangement of
gram for Summer Term.
The work of the summer term is fairly
under way. The disagreeable feature of
arranging the program so as to avoid
conflicts has been adjusted, and the work
goes on with Interest.
The kindergarten department, under tne
supervision of Miss Mixer and the prac
tice teachers, is well patronised and la
more interesting than usual. Aside from
the regular kindergarten work, the Mon
tessorl method Is being used for the first
time, and both pupils and teacher are
delighted with it
Miss Yeiser of the art department has
organized a class in color work as taught
In the public school. Her work In china,
oil and water color Is well patronized.
The members of the mandolin orchestra
are getting ready to give a recital in a
couple of weeks.
The recital given by Miss Nation wa a
great success. It was her farewell re
cital. For five years she has been identi
fied with the college in' a musical way,
and in the meantime was graduated from
the scientific department.
The expression department is beginning
the rehearsal of the play, "As You Like
It," which is to be presented on the
campus commencement week. The talent
Is exceptionally good, and this play prom
ises to be the best of the' year.
G. A. Gregory, state Inspector of normal
and high schools, visited the college on
DRAKE VIVER1? PES MOINES
Clasc Gradaated at Fifty
In the ' presence of a vast thron? of
alumni, University students and friend
and relatives of the members of the
graduating class. President Charles K.
Van Hlse of the University of Wiscon
sin. Wednesday morning premti!d T2s
first -and higher degrees to canrt'latrs
who had successfully completed their col
lege work, at the fifty-ninth annual com
mencement of the institution. Of this
number ta degrees were pr?jewe-l to
men and 258 to women. Together w'th
the ninety-six first and higner degree
that have been presented since com
mencement last year, a grand total of
826 degrees have been awarded during the
One of the most impressive ceremonies
of the commencement exercises was the
awarding of the degree of doctor of laws,
th highest honor within the powers of the
university to bestow, upon Bishop James
(Continued on Fifth Page.)
Largest Class of Graduates In Hls-
tory of Institution.
Drake university graduated 'the largest
class In the history of the Institution this
season when 228 young people received
their diplomas.. Of this number fifty-
seven were from the college of liberal
art, eleven from the college of the Bible,
forty-three from the college of law; six
teen from, the college of medicine, ten
from the college of dentistry, seventy
one from the school of education and
thirty-three from the institute ot fine
The commencement day ' address was
given by Dr. Theodoro P. Shonts of New
York City, who Is' chairman of the b .viri
of .trustee of Drake university.
Among the feature of commence
ment week were the baccalatircat3 ad
dress of Sunday, June 9, which was given
by Dr. Charles Sanderson Medbury, pas
tor of the. University Place Church of
Christ and chaplain of the university,
the senior class play "Arm and th
the Winona Seminary
CONDUCTED BY THE SISTERS OF SAINT FRANCIS
' YEAR BEGINS FIRSf WEDNESDAY IN SEPTEMBER
Department, of Art, Normal Art, Drama
tit Expression, Household Economics.
College confers degrees of B.A., B.S.,Litt
ft, Mas. B. . v
Saint Clare Seminary Classical School
and College Preparatory. Secretarial
Course. . '.'-
Saint Agnes Grammar School For
little girls. .
Conservatory of Saint Cecilia-Plane,
Violin, Voice, Organ, Harp, Harmony,
' Composition, Normal Music. -
. WRITE FOR CATALOGUES AND DEPARTMENT BULLETINS
mi.ii.i.1.111. uimimiJ in mmmm
equipped laboratories ana gymnasium;
moderate price; siuaems irom miuct.
states; normal department lor students
preparing to teacb. . ..'
Direct lines of railway from Chicago,
Milwaukee, St. Paul, St. Louis.
Only earnest, capable students who have
a purpese i a study are solicited.
STARLEY HALL-FOR GIRLS
Twenty-third year. Regular and Special Academic and College
Preparatory Courses. 27 Specialists. Diplomas and Certificates con
ferred In all departments. Certificate admits, without examination,
to all colleges and universities. Strong Home Economics Depart
ment. Affiliation with Northwestern Conservatory. 40 Instructors.
Offers advantages In Music, Art and Expression unequalled by any
other college preparatory school In America. $500 and up.
Send for Illustrated catalogue to
. OLIVE A. EVERS, Principal,
2121 PLEASANT AVE. MINNEAPOLIS, MINN.
The school is open to all boy of
good character.' Class' room are
large and well ventilated. The school
surroundings are of the best.
The Course of Instruction includes
all the branches of sound education.
The classes are graded in the same
way as those of the Grade Schools.
Individual instruction is given to
each DUDil. Ones who have diffi
culty with their studies receive
Fourth Year Begin Sept It, 1913
Small Classes. Individual Attention.
BEY. F. D. TYJTEB,
Harney 3383. 3848 Charles St.
Patron: The Right Rev. A. L. Will
iams, S. T. V., Bishop of Nebraska.
THE NORTHWESTERN CONSERVATORY
"MUSIC ART EXPRESSION "
coarse s leading to Artists' JHploma and Teachers' Certificate.
The only conservatory is the northwest that offer special conre and
The 88th Year Opens September 3, 1913
I ' Voice, Piano, Organ, Violin, Orcheetral Instruments. School of Opera.
School of Dramatic Art. Normal Courses for Teachers and Supervisors of
Public School Music, Art and Piano. Special Summer Courses for teachers.
OLIVE ADELE EVERS, Pres. 804 Nicollet Ave., Minneapolis, Minn.
School of low Expense and
High Orad Work.
Collegiate, Academy, Commercial,
Music, Art and Biblical Courses. Sum
mer School, June 11 to August 3.
Certificates granted by State Depart
nnt of Education for work done in
TAB1E BOAB9, S3JS A WEEK.
Fall semester open September 1C.
For catalog write
Chancellor WH.LIAK OEBCHOSB,
Bethany tLinooln), Webrart.
(1849-1912.) For Women. Rockford,
111. Rockford College is the only Col
lege for women in the middle west,
which has been accorded the first
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Domestic Art.' Certificates Right to Smith, Vassar and Wellesley
NATIVE INSTRUCTORS IN FRENCH AND GERMAN
Catherine Ball and Max Landow, Instructors in Piano. Mary Hunchhof f, Instructor in Voice
Special Courses in Expression and Elocution
FOUNDED 1391. ; ; . .. FOUNDED 1891.
A Training School for Stenographers. SPECIAUZKS on one department of business training and thus INSURES th. .access of the school and of it. 8duat Has tn&ad : nearly
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