The 1887 Commencement of Aurora Public Schools in Dearborn County, Indiana appeared in:
Lawrenceburg Register – 2 Jun 1887 – Page 2, Column 4
The Twentieth Annual Commencement of the Aurora Public Schools was given at the Opera House Friday evening, and was a magnificent affair. The following programme covered the evening’s delightful entertainment:
Salutatory—Calla J. Kassebaum.
One Thing at a Time—Frank B. Shutts.
Looking Forward—Eliza Billingsley.
Our Nation’s Holiday—Carrie Rectanus.
The First Stroke—Vina Ruese.
For What Should We Seek?—Rachel Kerr.
The Price of Success—Edith Conwell.
A Bouquet—Ella Cadwell.
Rev. A. W. Freeman—Minnie Kerr.
Music—Lillie M. Radspinner.
Little Things—Louis Severin.
One Remains, the Many Changes and Pass—Jessie E. Smith.
A Nation’s Wealth—Tillie L. Oester.
The Knitting Furies—Emmeline Kerr.
The Inconveniences of Greatness—Charles B. McHenry.
Hunting a Subject for Commencement—Flora Siemantel.
Wasting Time—Mame M. Siemantel.
Courage—Jennie I. V. Lukens.
Honor to Whom Honor is Due—John Hopping.
The Four-Leaf Clover—Calla J. Kassebaum.
What of the Boys of ’87?—Cassius McMullen.