Macoupin County IL Girard High School Class of 1905
©1996



Girard High School
Class of 1905

contributed by M Trover


Class Picture below

My grandmother, Lois GATES TROVER was the Salutatorian of this Class of 1905, Girard High School. I have her diploma and it appears to be on sheepskin. She gave the 1905 class picture to me before she died.

The Class flower: Lily of the Valley
Motto: Ad Astra Per Aspera

Program

Overature: by the Girard Orchestra
March: Mrs. Albert Lutkemeyer
Invocation: Rev. A. H. Harnly
Quartet: "We Rock Away", Blackburn College Quartet *
Salutatory: Purpose in Life, by Lois Gates
Oration: The Passing of the Red Man, by Rosse Harlan
Quartet: "A Man of Thessaly", Blackburn College Quartet
Oration: Be Master of Your Own Situation, by Edythe Coverdill
Vocal Solo: "When the Convent Bells Were Ringing", sung by James Bristow
Oration: True Greatness, by Harry Deck
Quartet: "Farmer Slow", Blackburn College Quartet
Oration: To Juniors, by Nettie Showalter
Oration: To Seniors, by Charles Dix
Instrumental Music: Girard Orchestra
Oration: Punctuality, by Georgia Donaldson
Recitation: selections, by Jessie Shafer
Quartet: "Goblins", Blackburn College
Quartet Oration: Rise & Fall of Nations, by Wesley Rutherford
Oration & Valedictorian: On the Ruins of the Past, Blooms the Perfect Rose at Last, by Elizabeth Eccles
Quartet: "Cause I'd Nothing Else to Do", Blackburn College Quartet
Address: Supt. Heywood Coffield
Presentation of Diplomas: C. H. Metcalf, President of the Board
Quartet: "Good Night", Blackburn College Quartet
Benediction: Rev. Windbigler


I have all of their names, but they were not put back behind the picture the last time I had it out of the frame.
Identified at this time:
Front row second from left: Georgia DONALDSON
Back row second from left: Lois GATES TROVER



all rights reserved. M TROVER

Front row left to right:
Rosse HARLAN, Georgia DONALDSON. Edythe COVERDILL. Jessie SHAFER, Elizabeth ECCLES (Valedictorian), and Harry DECK (Class Secretary). Back row left to right: Professor COFFIELD, Lois Irene GATES (Salutatorian and Vice President), Jim BRISTOW (Class President), Professor MCEIHENNY, Wesley RUTHERFORD, Nettie SHOWALTER, and Professor MACK.



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