1905 Perry Township Graduates


Thanks to Darlene and Howard Libbey for this information!


Fort Wayne Journal Gazette of May 25, 1905


The Commencement exercises of the Perry Township schools will be held in the M.E. Church at Huntertown on Saturday evening, June 3. 


The graduates are:


            FLORA DOONAN

            BRICE METCALF

            CLARA NELSON

            LOYD DUNTEN

            ANNA BUNTING

            JOHN BLEEKMAN

            IVA ROBINSON

            ELMER URBINE

            AGNES DIEBOLD

            WALTER V. KELL

            LEORA ROOT

            LOYD RUNDLES

            CLARENCE MARTIN        

            LOUIE H. DUNTEN


The program of exercises follows:




Invocation – REV. W. P. BARTON


Music – Apollo Quartet


Salutatory – FLORA DOONAN


Oration – “Selling and Giving” by  BRICE METCALF


Oration – “No Success Without Labor” by CLARA NELSON


Oration -  LOYD DUNTEN


Music – Apollo Quartet


Oration – “Why Not Be Successful” by ANNA BUNTING


Oration – “Popularity of  Good Books” by JOHN BLEEKMAN


Music – Apollo Quartet


Oration – “Life is What We Make It” by IVA ROBINSON


Oration – “Character” by ELMER URBINE


Oration – “Education” by AGNES DIEBOLD


Music – Apollo Quartet


Oration – “An Investment in Knowledge Pays Best Interest” by WALTER V. KELL


Oration – “Never Say Fail” by LEORA ROOT




Music – Apollo Quartet


Oration – “Class Prophecy” by CLARENCE MARTIN


Valedictory – LOUIE H. DUNTEN


Class Address – E. G. HOFFMAN


Presentation of Diplomas Superintendent – H. O. FELGER


Music – Apollo Quartet


Benediction – Rev. W. P. Barton