Saturday, January 26, 2013

1897 Graduation Program of Belfast High School at Belfast, Maine

1897 graduation program of Belfast High School at Belfast, Maine.

Graduating Exercises of the
Belfast High School
Class of 1897
at Belfast Opera House,
Monday Eve, June 14, 1897
Motto: Lowly in Spirit; Lofty in Aim...
Class Colors: Gold and White
Class Flower: Daisy
Music by Belfast Band


Overture, "Zanetta," - Auber - Belfast Band
Invocation, Rev. G. G. Winslow
Salutatory, Margaret Nickerson Hazeltine
Essay, The Evolution of Government, George Winslow Holmes
Recitation, "Prelude to Vision of Sir Launfal," - Lowell; Emeroy Ginn
Class History, Josephine Evelyn Patterson
Piano Solo, "Home Sweet Home", with variations, - Ryder; Annie Leila Chaples
Essay, Our Own Country, Frank Palmer Wilson
Recitation, Selection from "Evangeline", - Longfellow; Clara Luella Smith
Class Prophecy, David Peirce Ellis
Essay, Practical Uses of the Camera, Ethel Gertrude Barr
Vocal Solo, "Memories," - J. C. Bartlett; Ralph O'Connell
Essay, Life in Colonial Times, Leila Abbie Hayes

Class Prophecy, Viola Elsie Ryder
Essay, Artemus Ward, Fred Davis Tucker*
Essay, Lucy Larcom, Elizabeth Knowlton Robbins
Piano Solo, "Villanella," - Raff, Helen M. Dunton
Essay, College Settlements, Grace Matilla Dodge
Recitation, Selection from "Merchant of Venice," - Shakespeare, Lu Hilton Littlefield
Class Poem, Harold Thorndike Sibley*
Valedictory, Addie Stimpson Gordon*
Awarding of Diplomas, Rev. G. S. Mills
Singing Class Ode
Benediction, Rev. C. H. Wells
Music, "Maine Capitol," - R. P. Chase, Belfast Band

* College Preparatory Course
† Classical Course
‡ English Course

Class Ode, by Harold Thorndike Sibley

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