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Ackley Commencement

   Ackley, May 22 - Commencement exercises of the Ackley high school will be held in this city this week. The senior class play, "The Fifteenth of January" will be produced twice, this and Tuesday evening, Thursday evening the commencement exercises will be held at the Presbyterian church. The address of the evening will be delivered by Dr. Briscoe, of the department of economics of the state university. The junior banquet was held Friday night in the K. of P. hall and the alumni of the Ackley high school will banquet the 1916 graduates at Hotel Ackley Thursday night after the commencement address. The graduating class this year is the largest in the history of the school. Twenty students, nine girls and eleven boys, will receive diplomas. Last year there were nineteen in the graduating class. The members of this year's class are: Ruth Althouse, William Bleeker, Bernard Victor, August Victor, Fred Symington, Arthur Jackson, Willard Humke, John Wille, Roy Wessels, August Wessels, Geo. Bleeker, Henry Janesen, Gertrude Stoehr, Ethel Martin, Mary McMannis, Ellen McMannis, Mabel Weber, Clara Staufacher, Dorothy Whiteside and Remda Heetland.

           (Evening times - Republican; May 22, 1916)