Class of '98
Fonda High School
Monday Evening, June 20th, 1898
At Eight O'Clock
Music by Prof. Charles Janson's Orchestra.
Edwin S. Conyne, President.
Miss Laura May Staley, Vice-President.
Miss Jennie Elizabeth Beebe, Secretary-Treasurer.
Harry Yates McNeil, Salutatorian.
Charles Richard Tobin, Valedictorian.
Class Motto - "Always Higher."
Ushers - Class of '99
Organ Voluntary and March - Mrs. G.F. Mills
Prayer - Rev. J.A. DeBaun, D.D.
March "St. Louis Cadets," Orchestra.
Salutatory and Oration - "The Ethics of the War with Spain," Harry Yates McNeil.
Overture "America," Orchestra.
Essay - "Wonders of Creation," Laura May Staley.
"Carnival of Venice," Four Violins.
Oration - "The Force of Energy," Edwin S. Conyne.
"Hail Columbia," Fantasie for Violin.
Song - Miss Edith Rice Cushney
Accompanied by Edgar Belmont Smith.
Essay - "Marmion," Jennie Elizabeth Beebe.
Medley "The Merry Soubrette," Children's Orchestra.
Oration and Valedictory - "America's Attitude Toward Cuba," Charles Richard Tobin.
Polka "The Culver," Piccolo and Orchestra.
Presentation of Diplomas - Principal Chas. A. Coons
March "Happy Days," Orchestra