The annual commencement of the Rising Sun public schools will be held at the Methodist Church, Friday evening, May 9, 1890. Exercises will commence at 7:30 o’clock. The following are the members of the graduating class: Lucien Harris, Alice Perkins, Mamie Brown, Nellie James, Sara Waldo, Fannie Johnson, Blanche French, Sallie Baker, Fannie Cole, Samuel Mullen.
The graduation exercises of the Rising Sun High School took place at the M. E. Church last Friday evening, and, as usual, a deep public interest was manifested in the occasion. The programme, interspersed with vocal and instrumental music, was as follows:
“The Social Problem,” J. Carlton Nelson.
“None Liveth to Himself,” Nettie Y. Barbour.
“Stray Sunbeams,” Carrie E. Clore.
“There’s Luck in Grit,” Myron L. Barbour.
“Silent Forces,” Emma J. Easton.
“Pearls from the Record of Memory,” J. Inez Matson.
“Dark Horses,” Frank M. Downey.
Presentation of diplomas, Prof. E. E. Stevenson.
Commencement exercises of the Public Schools will take place Friday evening next with five graduates. Maggie McClure will begin the exercises with “Spectacles” for a subject. Fred A. Withers will discourse on “National Development.” M. S. Gibson will take about “The Influence of Climate on the Development of Intellect.” Jno . Espey wil l speak on “Milestones.” Fanny Cope will tell us about “A glance behind the scenes.” Valedictory by Maggie McClure and an address by Judge Downey.
The Tenth Annual Commencement Exercises of the Rising Sun High School took place on the evening of May 15th. The following are the graduates:
- Libbie A. Fish
- George A. Stevenson
- Edith Lindsay
- Hugh B. Gibson
- Jessie Ruter