School: Porterville School (Program - 1882)

Contact: Roger C. Davis



EAU CLAIRE DAILY FREE PRESS -  26 July 1882, page 4    


Porterville School.


The Graded School at Porterville closed the 7th inst. In the afternoon all the pupils assembled in the Primary
Department, to carry out the following interesting programme, which was listened to with pleasure, by a large number of friends and patrons of the school.


Song—Here's where Scholars do their best,  


Recitation—The old Stone Wall.

Pitt Hart.

Recitation—Twenty Years Ago,

Mary Shea.

Recitation—Ary Schaefer,

Carrie Merrill.

Select Reading—The Graves of the Household,           

Merton Badman.

Recitation—Aunt   Eleanor's  Jewels,

Ella Brown.

Recitation—Katie   Lee   and   Willie Gray,     

Walter McEachern.

Select Reading—Thanksgiving   Day,

George Hart.

Song—Teaching Porte's School,

Twenty small pupils.

Recitation—Speaking    of    Persons' Faults, 

Minnie McOnhey.

Recitation—The   Mother's Goodbye,

Harry McGill.

Recitation—How he Loved Her,

Gertie Hubbell.

Select Reading—The  Child's World,

Annie Oleson.

Recitation—The Secret   of Success,

Tyler Smith.

Porterville School – 26 July 1882 (continued)


Recitation—A Crust of Bread,

Julia Ljungbery.



Recitation—Boys wanted,

James Halwick.

Recitation—The Cricket,

Anna Carr.

Select Reading—The Soldier's Grave,

George Ford.

Recitation—The Robin,

Sadie Merrill.

Recitation—Mary had a little Lamb,

Bertie Whipple.

Select Reading—Raleigh's two Plants,

Sever Sneen.

Recitation—The Grandfather,

Mary Ford.

Select Reading—The Stormy Petrel,

Willie Burce.

The Song of the Roses,

Ten small pupils

Recitation—Charlie's Story,

Flora Peterson.

Recitation—Naughty Rosabel,

Otis Smith.

Recitation—The Baddest Bunny,

Cassie Carr.

Select Reading—Eve of the Glorious Fourth,

Dock Recker.

Recitation—Little Bo Peep,

Bertie Whipple.

Recitation—The Polish Boy,

Clara Bean.

Recitation—The Village Blacksmith,

James Murphy.


Distribution of Promotion Cards.


Parting Song—School.


The following are the names of those promoted with their average in examination. From Primary to Middle form, Charles Brown, 97; Zenlo Carr, 96; Pitt Hart, 96; Dock Recker, 95; Merton Badman, 95; George Hart, 95, Otis Smith, 94; Flora Peterson, 94; James Halwick, 94; Mary Murphy, 93; Anna Carr, 92; George Ford, 92; May Shea, 91; Eliza Merrill, 90; Sever Sneen, 90; Caroline Hanson, 90; Minnie McOnhey, 89; Gertie Hubbell, 89; Julia Ljunberg, 88; Carrie Merrill, 88; Sadie Merrill, 88; Carrie Sneen, 88; Mary Ford, 87; Ella Brown, 87; Anna Oleson, 87; Tyler Smith, 87; Guire Hugdell, 86; Walter McEachern, 86; William Burce, 85; James Murphy, 85. From middle to upper, Charles Brown, 92; Dock Recker, 93. James Murphy and Otis Smith were neither absent nor tardy during the term.


Misses Kittie Kearney and Estelle Hauser have charge of this school.





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