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1913 Rural Howard County Graduates


The annual commencement exercises of the rural schools of Howard county will be held in the court house Saturday, June 7th, beginning at 2:30 p. m. The address to the class will be given by Prof. F. A. Welch. Subject, “A Typical American.” Following is the list of pupils who will receive diplomas.

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Baker, Carl
Banks, Esther
Bawden, Lila
Bent, Hazel
Bird, Philip
Blackburn, Marie
Buttolph, Alida
Clear, Wilfred
Dell, Ellen
Dell, Walter
Eldridge, Madge
Ernst, Dora
Fellows, Ralph
Fravel, Kathryn
Grabau, Earl
Graff, Mabel
Halver, Hazel
Haupt, Grace
Kelley, Earl
Leinhard, Walter
Logue, Robert
Luhrey, Willie De
Lukes, August
Michaelsen, Arthur
Mintey, Raymond
Moldenhauer, Frank
Mouw, Mabel
Naab, Grace
Noonan, Loretta
Novak, Adela
Owen, Bernice
Playter, Archie
Regan, Nora
Shields, Lucy
Shimek, Johanna
Skoda, Emma
Stevens, Bertie
Stevens, Earl
Stevens, Jessie
Stevenson, Olive
Stockdale, Ruby
Thorne, Donald
Walker, Lola
Walter, Luverna
Wells, Leslie
Wilkinson, Vera


Auringer, Myra
Bird, Clara
Breitsprecher, Sophie
Brown, Tillie
Buttolph, Iva
Costello, Earl
Dickinson, Cora
Dynes, Nellie
Dynes, Theresa
Elma, Sisters of Mercy,
Evans, Arthur
Fox, Lillie
Fox, Ruby
Gallagher, Florence
Lively, May
Lusk, Leone
Makepeace, Grace
Malanaphy, Abbie
Mitchell, Klara
Plank, Christine
Pospichal, Alice
Protivin, Sisters of St. Francis,
Shafer, Mrs. Bertha
Shields, Lettie
Walenta, Emma
Weers, Lillie
Wicks, Margaret

Motto: Not how much, but how well.
Flower: Wild Columbine.
Colors: Scarlet.

The list of graduates and teachers was extracted from Library of Congress Micro-Film using: Chronicling America, transcribed and prepared for the Web by Bill Waters. This Report was published in the
Cresco Plain Dealer June 6, 1913, P-1, C-4