1920 State Home
Corsicana, Navarro County, Texas


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Mayor Halbert of Corsicana
Will Address the
Graduates Friday

The following is the program which
will be given, at the State Orphan
Home in the graduating exercises.
Commencement Exercises, State
Orphan Home, Friday, May 28, 1920,
7:30 p. m. Graduating Exersises. Address
by Mayor J. L. Halbert of Corsicana.
Presentation of Diplomas.
Awarding of metals.
Saturday, May 29, Alumni Day.
10 a. m. to 11 a. m.—swimming party
2 p.m. to 5 p.m.—Athletic Events.
8 p. m.—Alumni Banquet
Sunday, May 30.
9:30 a. m. to 11 a. m.—Sunday
School, conducted by Seniors
3:30 p. m.--Baccalaureate Sermon
by Rev. Jeff Davis of Caldwell, Texas.
5 p. m. to 6 p. m.--Band Concert on
Monday, May 31.
9 a. m.—Juniors, Senior and Alumni
6 p. m.—Band concert On campus.
7 p. m. to 8 p. m.—May Day Fete
by children on campus
8 p. m.—Musical Recital.
Tuesday, June 1st.
9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.—Domestic Art,
Domestic Science, Manual Art, Voca-
tional Agriculture.
6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. –Band Concert
8 p.m. –Bonner and Upchurch, public
Speaking contest
Wednesday, June 2nd.
8 p.m. –Senior Class Play, “Ruth in a
The graduates of the State Home
Will give to the public their exercises
Friday evening at 8 o’clock in their
auditorium, as follows:
Invocation—Rev. W. M. Clark,
For Thee, Dear Old Country—Home
Glee Club.
Salutation—Gertrude Land.
Class Prophecy—Jesse Parson.
Clarinet Solo—Roy Leeds.
Class Will—Minnie Lee Richmond.
Valedictory—Rosa Burton.
Piano Solo—Leoma Moore.
Class Address—Mayor Halbert.
Duet—Jesse Parson, Josie Birch-
Senior Delivery and Junior Response—Roy
Leeds and Cecil Kelly.
Presentation of Diplomas—Supt. Minatra.
Awarding City Book Store Medal
and John Calhoun medal to boy and
girl voted most useful to institution
during present year—A. Hastings
Chorus—Glee Club
The public is cordially invited to attend
the program.

The Corsicana Daily Sun - Thursday, May 27, 1920

News Notes From
State Orphan Home
The boys and girls had an oratorical contest last night, Fred Upchurch of Corsicana gave a medal which was won by Robert Calvert. Miss Mabel Bonner gave a cash prize of five dollars which was won by Annie Garrett. The institution gave a fountain pen for the best original speech which was delivered by Cecil Kelley.
Seventy-five to one hundred former inmates of the Home have been attending the exercises and a banquet was given them Saturday night.
The Senior Class will give a play free to the public tonight, which will close the commencement exercises.
Four of this years Seniors will leave for college next week and another is preparing to enter Texas Women’s College in September, being sent by the First Methodist Church of Corsicana.

The Corsicana Daily Sun - Wednesday, June 2, 1920
Submitted by Diane Richards



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