Newspaper Items - School
From Geneva Daily Times 5 January 1904
Shortsville, N. Y. - Sidney L. Heath, Miss Mabel Bradley and James
Kipp have returned to their studies at
Ithaca. Miss Grace Sutphen and James E. Dunn
left for the Brockport normal school this afternoon. Joseph
Pettit has gone to Alfred university, Miss Ruth Dewey has
resumed her studies at Cook academy and
Henry Dewey has returned to Ann Arbor.
From Victor Herald 8 January 1904
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - After the Holiday vacation, the following
people have returned: Marion Hamlin to Vassar; Thedah Page
to Albany; Margaret Smith, Caroline Mahoney and Frances
Mason to Geneseo; Lloyd and Raymond Partridge to Lima.
The following pupils of district No. 9, Victor, were not absent during
the month of December: Willie Lewis, Ruth Mulheron, Helen Lewis,
Bertha Lewis, and Leona Lewis. Others who were absent but
one day are Pearl Townsend, Emma Ford, Irving Franz, Willie
Mulheron, Charles Hill and Gregory Hill.
From Ontario County Journal 5 February 1904
The graduates of St. Mary's school, numbering nearly 100, with
invited guests, held their first annual reunion and banquet in Bemis
hall last evening. Rev. John O'Brien, formerly assistant priest here,
acted as toastmaster, and toasts were given by Michael Dwyer, John Kennedy, John Conway, Miss Margaret Quinn, Miss Agnes Farrell, W. J. Donovan, P. B. Downs, Philip O'Keefe. The officers of the alumni are: President, John Conway; vice-presidents, Daniel Quigley, Miss Mary Flynn; secretary, George Hogan; treasurer, Miss Helen Martin.
From Geneva Daily Times 15 February 1904
The following pupils passed in the grades examination in Stanley
school district No. 1: Annie Harvey, Nettie Millard, Esther
Moran, Jessie McDonald, Agnes Roache, Edith Preston, Rose Millard,
Isabel VanEpps, Nathaniel Funk, Sawyer Preston, Ray Katherer, Carl
Nelson, Harry Stratton, Matthew Connors.
From Ontario County Journal 4 March 1904
Shortsville, N. Y. - The graduating class of Shortsville High school has been organized with the following members; Miss Gladys Felton, Miss Lillian Stewart, Miss Anna Latting and Hobart Willson. The officers chosen are: President: Hobart Willson; vice-president, Miss Lillian Stewart; secretary and treasurer, Miss Ruth Sherburne.
From Ontario County Chronicle 16 March 1904
The High School graduates the largest class in it's history this
year, thirty-three young men and women as follows: George G. Hogan,
Lucas S. Henry, Walter G. Depew, John J. O'Keefe, Alanson G. Reed,
Florence L. Suydam, Waity R. Douglas, Caroline T. Oskamp, Helen
Leighton, Oliver C. Gregg, Isaphine Tracy, Cora B. Thomas, Pearl
M. Higley, Nellie M. Pierce, Earl F. Case, Carolyn M. Sterling,
Charlotte M. Carson, Mary Elizabeth Coyle, Frances C. Brady, Frank J.
Saunders, Frederic S. Benham, George Bridgman, Anne M. Davidson, Anna
Quigley, Torrence C. Bushfield, all of Canandaigua; Edward F.
Lane of Shortsville; Maurice F. Olmstead and Hazel R.
Olmstead of Allen's Hill; Ralph H. Wheeler of East
Bloomfield; Leon W. Van Deusen of Phelps; Louise M.
Rossier of Cheshire and M. Anna Wilson of Hall's Corners.
From Geneva Daily Times 4 April 1904
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The
class standings of the graduating class of the Canandaigua
Academy have been completed, and the following eight graduates, having
attained the highest standings will deliver honor essays: M.
Ann Wilson of Halls Corners, valedictorian; Maurice Olmstead of
Allens Hill, salutatorian; Hazel
Olmstead, Allens Hill; Frank J. Sanders, Canandaigua
township; Ralph H. Wheeler, East Bloomfield; Leon Van
Dusen, Phelps; Floyd Stephens, Clifton Springs; Frances
Cecilia Brady, Canandaigua. The following members of the class
have received honorable mention: Earl F. Case, George
Bridgman, Caroline Oskamp, Caroline M. Sterling, Helen Leighton,
Anna M. Davidson, George G. Hogan, Florence L. Suydam, Charlotte M.
Carson, Alanson G. Reed, Lucas Smith Henry, all of Canandaigua;
and Edwin F. Lane of Shortsville. Louis E. Boutwell, who
for the past year has filled the position of teacher of
Greek and Latin in the Academy, and who has become very popular
in the school, has tendered his resignation. Has accepted the
position of principal of the High school at Amityville, Suffolk
county, with a salary of $1200.
From Geneva Daily Times 6 April 1904
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following will be graduated from the
Manchester High school in June: Belle Padgham, Blanche
Houston, Bertha Knapp, Mary Covil, Mollie Macomber and Hugh
Hawkes. The class met for organization Monday and selected the
following officers: President, Belle Padgham; vice-president,
Blanche Houston; secretary, Bertha Knapp; treasurer, Mary
Covil; class prophet, Belle Padgham; class orator, Hugh
Hawkes. The class colors are light blue and gold.
From Ontario County Chronicle 6 April 1904
Shortsville, N. Y. - Among the young people who were home for
Easter were: Miss Eva Klinck, from Oswego Normal; Miss
Mary Titus, Rogers Hall, Lowell, Mass.; Miss Grace Sutphen, Brockport
Normal; Miss Pauline Heath, Oswego Normal; Sidney L.
Heath, Cornell University; James E. Dunn, Brockport; Margaret
E. McGurk, Phelps; the Misses Julia, Edith and Lucy Booth from
Flushing; Miss Margie Taylor, New York City; Arthur H.
Smith, Albany; Miss Ruth Dewey, Cook Academy, Montour
Falls; Miss Mae Dibble, Cohocton; Miss Mable Melvin, Brockport
From Victor Herald 8 April 1904
The class of 1904 of Victor High School numbers eight, seven
maidens fair and one young gentleman. They are Florence Padgham,
Annie Higinbotham, Hester Wallace, Mae Mead, Gertrude Concannon, Pearl
A. Lauder, Nellie Crowley and Ernest Hopkins. This is the
third consecutive graduating class of eight members.
From Geneva Daily Times 9 April 1904
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The '04 graduating class of the High
school has organized with the following officers: President, Beldin
Pratt; vice-president, Emma Bosshart; secretary, Mima
McMaster; treasurer, Julia Maney.
From Ontario County Chronicle 13 April 1904
Victor, N. Y. - The following returned to school this week after
spending the Easter vacation at their homes here: Leslie G. Loomis,
Jr., D. Henry Osborne, Jr., Williams College; Miss Esther
Powell, Harry Martin, Lima Seminary; Miss Jean Ladd, College
for Girls, Elmira; Edgar R. Mead, Cazenovia; Miss Bertha
Concannon, Syracuse University.
From Geneva Daily Times 2 May 1904
N. Y. - The High school boys have organized a strong baseball nine
with Harold Ballard, manager, and Howard Forshay as
captain. The line-up will be as follows: John Haggerty, pitcher;
Thurlow Huntington, catcher; Harold Ballard, first; Emmett
Emery, second; Fred Klinck, third; William Delahuty, short;
Roy Conderman, right; Levi Huntington, center; Howard
From Victor Herald 6 May 1904
The following pupils of District No. 9, Victor, were not absent or
tardy during the month of April: Gregory Hill, Charles Burr, Helen
Lewis, Leona Lewis, Jennie Ford and Mabel Garling. Those
who were absent but one day are Walter Smith, Willie Lewis, John
Zonneville, Irving Franz, Emma Ford, Bertha Lewis and Helen
From Geneva Daily Times 7 May 1904
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The High School baseball team has been
organized as follows: Professor Townsend, manager and coach; Hiram
Tiffany, captain; Tiffany and Boyd, pitcher and
third base alternating; Driscoll, first base; Anderson, catcher;
Pardee, second base; Lindner, shortstop; Barker,
Bundy and Pratt, fielders. The boys are putting up a very
fast game. The first game of the season is being played with Waterloo
this afternoon on the Athletic grounds.
From Geneva Daily Times 14 June 1904
Phelps, N. Y. -
The closing exercises of the High school will be held next week.
The sermon to the graduating class will
be delivered by Rev. Mr. Waldorf, at the Methodist church,
Sunday evening and the graduating exercises will take place
at Gibson hall Friday evening. The members of the graduating class are:
John Ernest Connelly, president and valedictorian, Joseph
Patrick Doyle, John Barnes,
Parmalee and Betrand Grover Vanderhoof.
From Geneva Daily Times 15 June 1904
N. Y. - The class of 1904, of the Clifton Springs High school, is
composed of the following persons: Belden Pratt, president; Emma
Bosshart, vice-president; Mima MacMaster, secretary; Julia
Maney, treasurer. The motto of the class is "Non Nobis Solum," and
the colors are green and gold.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 June 1904
Rushville, N. Y. - The Regents examinations were passed by the
Reading and Writing - George Blodget, Inez
B. Havens Lynn Tenny
Spelling - Albert Fake, Arthur Olmstead
Elementary English - Ralph Hevers, Edna Olmstead, Lynn
Arithmetic - Vera Davis, Harold Hazelton
Geography - Lynn Tenny
Advanced English - Vera Davis, Alberta F. Eddy, Harold
Hazeltine, Elizabeth Walbridge, Blanche Winne
Latin, 1st year - Kathryn Adamson, Mabel Blodget, Alberta
Eddy, Harold Hazeltine
Caesar - Harriet Haviland, Rachel Hazeltine, Margaret
Algebra - Kathryn Adamson, Harriet Haviland, Lucy Robinson
Plane Geometry - Grace Ansley, Mary Blodget, Rachel
Botany - Kathryn Adamson, Grace Ansley, Mary Blodget,
Inez Elwell, Rachel Hazeltine, 100
U. S. History and Civics - Mabel Blodget, Vera Davis,
Alberta Eddy, Ralph Havens, Elizabeth Walbridge
Civics - Mabel Blodget, Mary Blodget, Harriet Haviland,
Rachel Hazeltine, Margaret Williams
Commercial Geography - Grace Ansley
Drawing - Kathryn Adamson, Mabel Blodget, Vera Davis,
Inez Elwell, Ellen Ford, Harriet Haviland, Rachel Hazeltine
Seneca Castle, N. Y. - Alice Ottley, daughter of Supervisor
Clarence Ottley, of this village, will be graduated from Cornell
University today. Miss Ottley's parents and several friends are
at Ithaca for commencement week.
Seneca Castle, N. Y. - As a result of the grade examinations
held last week, the following pupils were promoted from the primary
department of the public school to the grammar school: Lula
Whitney, Katie Delea, Lucy Lambert, Jennie Armstrong and Elmer
From Ontario County Chronicle 22 June 1904
On Monday evening, the 27th, the following, having passed the
Regents, will be awarded diplomas of graduation, class of 1904: John
Collins, Benedict Fuller, George Taylor, Frank Morgan, Francis Maley,
Henry Pentoney, Mary Brooker, Marie Burk, Catherine Buckley,
Mary Cooper, Alida Dear, Marie Donovan, Anna Gartland, Frances
McIntyre, Mary Fogarty, Margaret O'Reilly, Elizabeth Flynn.
From Victor Herald 29 July 1904
Examination standings for year -
Primary Department - Senior A. Class - Luella Boughton, 95; Alta
VanDenbergh, 92; Marion Gavin, 91; Joseph Gavin, 91;
Olive Simonds, 90; Blanche Quigley, 89; Leslie
Toomey, 89; Helen Aldrich, 88; Emogene Ward, 87;
Russel H. Hill, 82; John K. Hill, 82; Ione McNutt,
81. Junior A Class - Ruth Clapper, 96; Mildred
Clapper, 94; Lauretta Concannon, 87; Mary F. Enright,
87; Bertha Bowerman, 86; George Stevens, 86; Charles
Stevens, 82; Evelyn Keefe, 82; James Concannon, 85;
Osborne Hunt, 81; Thomas Farrell, 79. D Class - Florence
Pearl, 76; Bessie Ward, 75; Margaret Keating, 75;
B Class - Esther McCarthy, 97; Marjorie Kennedy, 97; Elizabeth
Hill, 94; Fannie Frazer, 94; Ruth Osborne, 88; Harry
Embry, 88; C Class - Edward Henderson, 90; Nellie
Hurley, 81; Mary Pearl, 80; Ida Hunt, 76; Gladys
Rowley, 75; Madeline Eldridge, 75.
Intermediate Department, Grade 4 - Dorothy Loomis, 97; Elizabeth
French, 94; John Geraghity, 93; Mary Heffron, 91;
Rena Ward, 87; Florence Mead, 86; Harley Lovejoy, 84;
Lester Hunt, 84; Norman Brace, 83; Marie Farrell, 82;
Leon Quigley, 81; Lucile Loney, 79; Willie
Woolston, 79; Laura Sale, 77; Grade 5 - Charlie
Lovejoy, 91; Ida Henehan, 90; Ruth VanDenberg, 85;
Emmett Keating, 85; Lizzie Hurley, 84; Peer Locke,
83; George McCrone, 78; Hattie McNutt, 76; Ella
Boughton, 75; Grade 6 - Gertrude Quigley, 96, Marie
Toomey, 94; Clare Woolston, 93; Rhea Harter, 92;
John McCarthy, 89; Ethel Ingraham, 88; Roy Childs,
87; Willard Payne, 87, Ethel French, 85; Laura
McMahon, 83; Francis McCrone, 83; Milton Wilcox, 81;
Carl Higinbotham, 80; Frank Mead, 80; Fred Sale, 79;
Roy Boothe, 78; Frank Hurley, 78; Roy
Eldridge, 78; Roy Williams, 77.
From Geneva Daily Times 13 September 1904
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The following Canandaiguans are among those
who will attend various colleges and institutions of learning the
coming season: Claude and Clive Hallenbeck, at
Ann Arbor university; Robert Knapp, at Amherst college; Frank
Antes, at the Bradstreet school, Rochester; Elmer Anderson, at
Yale; Leo Allen, Milton Herrington and William Wallace, at
the University of Pennsylvania; Howard Mason and Carl
Thompson at the Electrical school, Washington; Rose Classey,
Julia Kelly, Louise Donovan and Louise Quigley, at
Nazareth academy, Rochester; Melvin Andrews, at Keuka college;
Myron Hawley at Syracuse university; Albert Andrews at
Williams college; Allan Cooley
at the Buffalo Dental college; Miss Lura Cooley and Miss
Mary Jewett, at Vassar college; Miss Charlotte Chase at
college; Henry and Frederick Leighton, at Cornell; Miss
Elizabeth Houghton, at Meril-Von Lear, New York; James
Houghton at Harvard; John B. Sullivan and Daniel
Quigley at St. Bernard's seminary, Rochester.
From Ontario County Chronicle 14 September 1904
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following students have gone to
Brockport, where they are students in the Normal school: the Misses Mabel
Melvin, Lillian V. Stewart, Grace Sutphen, Alice Hebbard, Mabel
Latting, Bertha Knapp, and Mr. James E. Dunn.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 September 1904
Phelps, N. Y. - The following is a list of students that represent
Phelps in the college world and who have already entered the different
institutions to take up their work for the coming season: Thomas
Wright, Yale; Burnett Wright, Worcester Polytechnic;
Julia Wright, Vassar; John B. Parmalee and Leon Van
Duzen, Syracuse university; Leonard S. Partridge, Mann Durand and
Bertrand Vanderhoof, Hobart; George Weeks, University
of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Lewis Peck, Rochester ; Earl
G. White, University of Rochester; Edward P. Ryan, Jr., Buffalo
university, medical department; Frank J. Ryan, law department,
From Ontario County Chronicle 26 October 1904
St. Mary's School - Perfect pupils during the past week were:
Ninth Grade: Leo Lenihan, Elmer Barry, Michael Bergin, Charles
Shea, Katherine Coyle, Elizabeth Fennell. Eighth Grade: Arthur
Dugan, Richard McDade, Raymond Hilliard, John Hanovan, William Cowan,
John Colmey, Charles Maley, Leo Burke, Edward Guntert, Joseph Phillips,
Helen Cooper, Mollie McNeil, Helen Casby, Mae Allen, Gertrude Farrell. Seventh
Grade: Helen Walsh, Pauline Haubner, Mary Remery, Clara
Coyne, Florence Latz, Mary Dugan, Catherine Long, Mary Quigley, Anna
O'Brien, Katherine McNulty, Marie McIntyre. Sixth Grade: Frederick
Linehan, George Kolhler, John Murphy, Leo Mooney, Bernard McAniff,
Frances Twist, Ella Holihan, Mary Connelly, Florence Dwyer, Alice Ward.
Fifth Grade: Charles Tuohey, Katherine McDade, Katherine
Sherry, Mary Murphy, Katherine O'Brien, Clifford Murphy, Thomas
Quigley. Fourth Grade: Cletus Doyle, Charles Swayze, Edward
Donahue, Marie Twist, Gertrude Lenihan, Catherine Donovan, Helen
Dannahe, Rose Schmidt, Madeline Wade, Helen Dugan. Third
Grade: Leo Curtin, John Dunn, Frances Clawson, Catherine Connolly,
Margaret Cooper, Isabel Cowan, Kathryn Farrell, Jennie Gartland,
Lillian Hamilton, Catherine Husbands, Catherine Needham.
From Victor Herald 4 November 1904
The following pupils of Victor High School have attained honorary
standings for the month of October: PRIMARY DEPARTMENT, First Grade - Ruth
Clapper, 92; Mildred Clapper, 90; Second Grade - Esther
McCarthy, 94; Ruth Osborne, 90; Edward Henderson, 90.
INTERMEDIATE DEPARTMENT, Fourth Grade - Blanche Quigley, 95;
Russell Hill, 94; John Hill, 94; Olive Simonds, 94;
Luella Boughton, 93; Leslie Toomey, 93; Fifth Grade - Elizabeth
French, 95; Dorothy Loomis, 95; Florence Mead, 95;
Lucile Loney, 92; William Woolston, 92; Sixth Grade - Emmet
Keating, 95; Richard Levet, 95; Charles Lovejoy, 95;
George McCrone, 95. GRAMMAR DEPARTMENT, Seventh Grade - Clare
Woolston, 95; Roy Childs, 94; Gertrude Quigley, 92;
Willard Payne, 92; Marie Toomey, 91; Olive
Boughton, 90; John McCarthy, 90; Milton Wilcox, 90;
Eighth Grade - Evelyn Mead, 97; Bella Barry, 96; Esther
Toomey, 94; Irene Connell, 92; Elmer Woolston, 92;
Ruth Hill, 90; George Woolston, 90. HIGH SCHOOL -
Lucy Reissig, 95; Lois Powell, 93; Elizabeth McMahon,
93; Marguerite Simonds, 93; Blanche Howland, b93; Fannie
Ladd, 93; Roy Gallup, 92; Lillian Greene, 92; Ruth
Thornton, 92; Minnie Kohlhagen, 92; Harry Loomis, 92;
Mildred Loomis, 92; Jay Baer, 92; Frank Davis, 91;
Mary Webster, 91; Ruth Boughton, 91; Helen
Scribner, 91; Marie Norton, 91; Martha Gallup, 90;
Charles Wood, 90; Laura Wilbur, 90; Dora Mead, 90;
Howard Barry, 90; Miranda Woolston, 90; Elizabeth
Osborne, 90; Iva McCloskey, 90; Edith Stack, 90.
From Ontario County Chronicle 9 November 1904
At Victor High School during October the following received highest
standings in the different departments: Academic - Lucy Ressig, 95;
Grammar - Evelyn Mead, 97; Intermediate - Blanche Quigley,
Elizabeth French, Dorothy Loomis, Florence Mead, Emmet Keating, Richard
Levet, Charles Lovejoy and George Crone, each 95; Primary
- Esther McCarthy, 94.
From Ontario County Chronicle 30 November 1904
Victor, N. Y. - Warren Coville was home from Hobart College for
the current vacation; Robert Higinbotham from Auburn
Theological seminary, and Roswell Eldridge from Lima seminary.
From Ontario County Chronicle 28 December 1904
Victor, N. Y. - Among the students home for the holiday vacation
are the following: Misses Marion Lobdell and Gertrude
Concannon, Syracuse University; Robert Higinbotham, Auburn
Theological Seminary; Warren Covill, Hobart College; Roswell
Eldridge and Harry Martin, Lima Seminary; Ernest
Hopkins, Starkey Seminary; Leslie G. Loomis, Jr., D. Henry
Osborne, Jr., and W. Bushnell Osborne, Jr., Williams
College; Miss Mamie Tuttle, Cornell University; Miss Bernin
M. Welch, Brockport Normal; Ruth Parmele, Albany Training
School; Morton Locke, Worcester, Mass., Polytechnic Institute.
Many of Shortsville's young people who are either students or teachers
are enjoying the holiday vacation at their home in this village, among
whom are: the Misses Julia and Lucy Booth, of New York City;
Principal Alson Upham of East Rockaway; Miss Pauline Heath
and Miss Eva Klinck of Oswego Normal; James E. Dunn and
the Misses Grace Sutphen, Mabel Melvin, Lillian Stewart, from
Brockport Normal; Sydney L. Heath from Cornell University;
Miss Mabel Bradley from Ithaca Conservatory of Music; Harry
Heath and William Knowles from Rochester Business
Institute; Miss Marion Hebbard of Brockport Normal; Hugh
Hawkes and Bishop Short of Rochester Business University.
From Ontario County Chronicle 4 January 1905
Naples, N. Y. - The following students and teachers were home for
the holidays: Misses Bessie and Jennie Maxfield, Misses Eunice and
Bertha Cleveland, Misses Anna and Helen Lewis, Ward Lewis, Carroll and
Florence Slayton, Frank and Karl McGreevy, Wm. Tyler, Leo Fox, Fred and
Harriette Donnelly, Helena Tobey, H. H. Gage, Fred Lyon, Mr. and Mrs.
Albert Watkins, Caroline Housel, Minnie Everitt, Seymour Sutton, Harold
and Anna Blake, Mauce Schlick and Edward R. Clark.
Chapinville, N. Y. - The following students are home enjoying
the holiday vacation: Miss Orlean Cook of Lima; Stella
Smith of Cazenovia; Francis Chamberlain of Onondaga High
School; Carrie Nicholson and Wm. Lane of Syracuse
From Geneva Daily Times 31 January 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following report of the recent Regents'
examinations is of interest to every resident of this village:
Spelling - Misses Hazel Ballard, Gertrude
Bounds, Hazel Clark, Loretta Farrell, Mary Flynn, Nettie Forshay, Irene
Hebbard, Bernetta Kipp, Nettie LeFevre, Blanche Reccord, Florence
Stafford, Mae Wheatley; Floyd Gillis,
Roger C. Kipp and Walter J. Mosher.
The highest standings were made by Emmett Emery, 100 percent
in Roman history,
Thurlow Huntington, 99 percent in solid geometry and Mae
Wheatley, 98 percent in spelling.
Elementary English - Eric Anderson.
English 1st - Miss Lottie Delahunty.
English 2d - Misses Vera J. Brown, Grace Kipp, Blanche E.
Latting, Dora L. McGurk, Margaret E. McGurk; and Harold M.
Ballard, Leland Benton, Emmett Emery, John J. Haggerty, Thurlow
English reading - Emmett Emery, Fred E. Klinck, Miss Mae
German 2d - Charles M. Buck, Misses Mae Knapp,
Blanche E. Latting, Ruth J. Sherburne.
Caesar's Commentaries - Leland Benton.
Cicero's orations - Misses Cornelia G. Bidwell, Mae
Knapp, Margaret McGurk, and Thurlow Huntington.
Solid Geometry - Harold M. Ballard, Thurlow Huntington,
Fred E. Klinck.
Physics 1st - Misses Blanche E. Latting, Ruth J.
Sherburne, and Fred E. Klinck, Harold M. Ballard, Charles M.
Buck, John J. Haggerty.
Physics 1st and 2d - Thurlow Huntington.
Roman History - Miss Florence Sickles and Harold
M. Ballard, Emmett Emery, John J. Haggerty, John F. Keleher.
Drawing - Misses Marion Emery, Irene Hebbard,
Nettie Forshay, Kwineh McGurk, Elta Wells, Clara E. Wilson, and
Eric Anderson, Harmon Coates, Roger C. Kipp.
Physiology and hygiene - Misses Emma Doley, Selma Doley,
Marion Emery, Kwineh McGurk, Elta Wells, Clara E. Wilson, and Charles
Austin, Roger C. Kipp.
Advanced Drawing - Emmett Emery.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 February 1905
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The graduating class of the Canandaigua
Academy for 1905 has been organized with the following twenty-one
members: Neta K. Hawley, Ray Fitzmorris, Ethel F. Marks, Claude W.
Thomas, James Douglass, Jr., R. Waldo Hicks, Edward Lynch, Marion
Eugenia Eaton, Glen A. Brandow, Anna Veronica Meath, Katherine R.
Ma(xxx)ney, Helen Agnes
Donovan, Alfred R. Clapper, Frank Mason, William Francis Gillula,
Henry Smith, Florence G. Hulse, John Raines 3d, Henry Lawrence
G. Warner Ellis, John Donovan. Later on, it is said that there
be six more students in the class.
From Geneva Daily Times 30 March 1905
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The class of 1905 of Canandaigua Academy has
the following newly elected officers: President - Henry L. Howe,
Jr.; vice-president - Frank Mason; secretary - Miss
Helen Donovan; treasurer - Glen Brandow. Class honors
were as follows: Valedictorian - S. Wolcott Clausen; Salutatorian
- John Raines, 3d; honor essays - John Donova, James
Douglas, Miss Neta Hawley, Miss Ethel Marks. Miss Florence Hulse was
chosen class prophet; Miss Anna Veronica Meath, class
historian and Edward Lynch, maker of the class will.
From Ontario County Chronicle 5 April 1905
Victor, N. Y. - During the past year of school the two societies
at the High School have been unusually active and important factors in
the school life. They recently elected the following officers: the
Hypatian Literary Society, composed of girls, has chosen Miss
Marguerite Simonds, president; Miss Lois Powell, vice-president;
Miss Lucile Simonds, secretary; Miss Ruth Thornton, treasurer;
Miss Lucy Reissig and Ruth Lander, tellers; Misses
Elizabeth Osborn and Dora Mead, executive board.
The debating society of young men, known as the Philomathesian Society
has elected: President, William Roy Gallup; vice-president, Leon
Smith; secretary, Glemore Vail; treasurer, Terry
Aldrich; 1st sergeant, Earl Driscoll; 2nd sergeant: Henry
Naples, N. Y. - The graduating class of the High School has
elected officers as follows: President, Geo. N. Harris; Vice-President,
Harriette E. Smith; Secretary, Anna Sutton; Treasurer,
From Ontario County Chronicle 19 April 1905
Victor, N. Y. - The following pupils of the lower grades of the
High school attained the highest standings for the month of March:
1st grade - Janice Reeves, 95;
2nd grade - Esther McCarthy, 92;
3rd grade - Mildred Clapper, 93;
4th grade - Luella Boughton and John Hill, both 94;
5th grade - Elizabeth French;
6th grade - Richard Levet and Charles Lovejoy, both
7th grade - Willard Payne and Clare Woolston, both 97.
From Geneva Daily Times 22 April 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The graduating class of the High school has
organized with ten members, and has chosen the following officers:
President, Miss Margaret McGurk; vice-president, Thurlow
Huntington; secretary, Fred E. Klinck; treasurer, Miss
Mae Knapp. Miss Cornelia G. Bidwell was chosen class
prophet, and Charles M. Buck is valedictorian.
The following subjects have been
assigned the graduates for their essays: "Niccola Paganini
- John J. Haggerty; "David Crockett" - Harold M.
Ballard; "Julius Caesar" - Emmett Emery; "The Monroe
Doctrine" - Thurlow Huntington; "The Open Shop" - Fred E.
Klinck; "Socialism and Anarchism" - Leland Benton; "Hannibal"
- Charles M. Buck; "Home" - Miss Mae Knapp; "Relative
Extravagance" - Miss Margaret E. McGurk; "Prophecy" - Miss
Cornelia G. Bidwell. The class colors are green and gold.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 April 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following children made the highest
standings in the grades of the village school during the month of
April: Grammar department - Miss ____ Wheatley, .95;
intermediate department - Miss Geraldine Coates and Erford
Bedient, both .95; second primary - Miss June Latting, .96;
first primary - Miss Marjory Martin, Miss Virginia Heath, and Elizabeth
Brown, each .95.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 April 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The commencement exercises of the Manchester
High school will be held in the school hall Monday evening, June 19,
and the address will be delivered by Professor Kendrick P. Ladd of
Rochester. The graduates will be Ernest Brophy and Charles
Smith, both of whom have already completed their course of study,
and have already acquired all their regents' counts.
From Geneva Daily Times 28 April
Phelps, N. Y. - The commencement exercises at the High school will
be held Friday evening, June 23. There are eight members of the
graduating class, as
follows: Mae Burt, Alice Mickelson, Carol Bussy, Elizabeth
Connolly, Ruth Ottley, Joseph Doyle, Wesley Post and Charles
Yahn. The class colors are green and gold.
From Ontario County Chronicle 3 May 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The High school boys have reorganized their
base ball nine with the following members: Howard Forshay, pitcher;
Harold Ballard, catcher, manager; John J. Haggerty, first
base; Thurlow Huntington, second base; Fred E. Klinck, third
base; Emmett Emery, short stop, captain; Levi Huntington, right
field; Charles M. Buck, left field; William Delahanty, center
field. The boys will play the Manchester High school nine on the
Manchester grounds on Friday afternoon.
Rushville, N. Y. - Miss Frances Savage left Thursday morning
for Geneseo Normal school, where she will finish her course in June.
Her return after the Easter vacation was delayed a few days owing to
From Victor Herald 12 May 1905
The members of the Class of '05 of Victor High School are busy
completing the last few weeks work of the school year; graduation day
details are already talked of and the time for roses and commencements
is fast approaching. The class business is transacted by William
Roy Gallup, president; Fannie Ladd, vice-president; Laura
Wilbur, treasurer; and Dora Mead, secretary. Scarlet and
silver have been chosen as the class colors and the motto is "Ad astra
per aspera" - Through difficulties to the stars." The class consists of
nine members. William Roy Gallup is valedictorian, and Fannie
Ladd is salutatorian. Dora Mead will give the Class
Prophecy; Laura Wilbur, Class History and Presentation; Mamie
Reissig, Class Poem; Grace Frazer, Address to Juniors and
Class Will. Wilfred Nelson will deliver the oration. Carrie
Aldridge will give a musical number and Lillian Green has
not yet been assigned her subject.
From Geneva Daily Times 16 May 1905
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The senior class of the High school has
been organized. There are four members, Miss Eva Vanderlip, Miss
Maggie Barry, Miss Mary Donovan and Miss Edna Joyce.
From Ontario County Chronicle 17 May 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - A large crowd attended the game between the
two basket ball teams of the High School, played in Harlow's Hall last
Wednesday evening, and excitement reigned supreme from start to finish.
The line up was as follows: Team No. 1, Miss Irene Hebbard, captain;
Misses Lina Huntoon and Irene Hebbard, forwards;
Misses Rona Baggerly and Lois Heath, guards; Miss Hazel
Klinck, center. Team No. 2, Miss Lottie Delahunty, captain;
Misses Hester V. Heath and Lottie Delahunty, forwards;
Misses Dora McGurk and Genie Heath, guards; Miss Clara
From Ontario County Chronicle 24 May 1905
Holcomb, N. Y. - As the class of this year is the largest class
ever graduated from our high school. we are pleased to announce the
members who are as follows: John G. Condon, Bertram G. Hicks, Ethel
J. Mason, Etta McCutcheon, Mary G. Monahan, William G. Pope, Alice G.
Santry, George S. Terry, Anna L. Welch, Gertrude Wheeler. The
class colors are pink and green, class flower, pink carnation; class
motto, "Trifles make perfection but perfection is no trifle."
From Victor Herald 26 May 1905
The Junior Class at the High School has organized. It consists of
seven members: Lois Powell, president; Lucy Reissig, vice-president;
Jay Bare, secretary; Marguerite Simonds, treasurer; Martha
Gallup, Catherine Brady and Earl Rugg.
Roswell M. Eldridge of this village graduates from Genesee
Wesleyan Seminary, Lima, next month in the Classical course. Mr.
Eldridge is the only student to complete the Classical course this
year. Miss Ina K. Finucan, formerly of this village, is a
member of the class in elocution to finish at the Seminary this year.
From Ontario County Chronicle 7 June 1905
Honeoye, N. Y. - Carl Ashley, who graduates this month from
Cornell University, was home a few days last week. Mr. Eliot of Ithaca
From Geneva Daily Times 20 June 1905
Rushville, N. Y. - The following are those who passed the
Regents' examinations in the High school last week:
Reading and writing - Maude Hogan, Gertrude Blodget,
Fisher, Mary Mahoney, Minnie Ford, Madeline Meade, Maude Raymond,
Cole, James Paddock, Elzer Eddy, Lawrence Torrey.
Spelling - Gertrude Blodget, Maude Hogan, Minnie Ford, Madeline
Meade, Faye Fisher, Ethel Cole, Gladys Stokoe, Reta Lane, Harry Cole.
Arithmetic - Clea Fisher, Jessie Mallory.
Elementary English - Gertrude Blodget, Maude Hogan, Ethel Cole,
Mary Mahoney, Jessie Mallory, Madeline Meade, Gladys Stokoe, George
Blodget, Ernest Cole.
Geography - Gertrude Blodget, Ethel Cole, Mary Mahoney, Jessie
Mallory, Ernest Cole, James Paddock.
Advanced English - Belle Fake, Clea Fisher, Edna Olmstead, George
Blodget, Ralph Havens, Lynn Tenny.
U. S. History - Jessie Mallory, Edna Olmstead, George Blodget,
Edith Bates, Lynn Tenny.
Advanced U. S. History - Kathryn Adamson.
American Selections - Mabel Blodget.
Civics - Edith Bates, Mabel Blodget, Elizabeth Walbridge, Vera
Davis, Harold Hazeltine.
Drawing - Florence Harkness, Mabel Shuman, Harold Hazeltine, Ralph
First Year Latin - Vera Davis, Mabel Shuman, Elizabeth Walbridge.
Caesar - Kate Adamson, Mabel Blodget,
Virgil - Harriet Haviland, Rachel Hazeltine, Mary Blodget.
First Year German - Mary Blodget, Harriet Haviland, Rachel
Second Year German - Mary Blodget, Harriet Haviland.
Algebra - Mabel Blodget, Edith Bates,
Vera Davis, Mabel Shuman, Harold Hazeltine.
Geometry - Kate Adamson, Harriet Haviland, Rachel Hazeltine.
Shortsville, N. Y. - All of the citizens of this village will be
interested in the following list of students who passed subjects during
the regents' examinations held in the High school:
Spelling - Mary Carson and William Warren Lane.
The largest class ever graduated from this school includes the
following students: Miss Cornelia Genette Bidwell, Charles
Mortimer Buck, Harold Mead Ballard,
Leland Benton, Emmett Hiram Emery, John James Haggerty, Thurlow
Titus Huntington, Miss Mae Estell Knapp, Fred Edgar Klinck, and Miss
Margaret Elizabeth McGurk.
Elementary English - Charles Austin, Emma Doley, Selma Doley,
Marion Emery, Ruth Forshay, Kwineh McGurk, Clara E. Wilson, Lillian
Allen and William P. Delahunty.
Geography - Eric Anderson, Gertrude Bounds, Emma Doley, Selma
Doley, Marion Emery, Kwineh McGurk, Ralph
W. Petty, Florence Stafford, and Clara E. Wilson.
English, first year - John F. Keleher, Richard H. Keleher, Florence
Sickles and Martha C. Petty.
English, second year - Hester V. Heath, Richard H. Keleher.
Advanced English - William Allen Lane.
English Composition - William Allen Lane.
Advanced English Composition - Vera J. Brown and Hester V.
German, first year - Richard H. Keleher, Dora L. McGurk and Martha
German, second year - Leland Benton, Cornelia G. Bidwell, Vera J.
Brown, John J. Haggerty, Hester V. Heath and Herman V. Willson.
German, third year - Fred E. Klinck.
Caesar's Commentaries - Leland Benton, Martha C. Willson.
Algebra - Roma Baggerly, Elmer Clarke, Roy Conderman, John F.
Keleher, Richard H. Keleher, Hazel Klinck, Ralph Quinter.
Plane geometry - Charles M. Buck, John J. Haggerty, Blanche E.
Latting, Dora L. McGurk, Margaret McGurk and Martha C. Willson.
Physiology and hygiene - William Farrell, Floyd Gillis, Irene
Hebbard, William Warren Lane, Rae Packard, Ethel Wells, Martha C.
U. S. History - William Warren Lane.
Civics - Elmer Clarke, John F. Keleher, Florence Sickles.
Arithmetic - Eric Anderson, William Warren Lane and Florence
From Ontario County Chronicle 21 June 1905
Victor, N. Y. - The following are home for the summer vacation: Warren
Covill of Hobart College; Leslie G. Loomis of Williams
College; Miss Marion Lobdell and James W. Fischer of
From Victor Herald 23 June 1905
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The Class of 1906 organized June 19th
with Edna Brown as president, Mary Belle Leete, vice-president
and Lottie Tooley, secretary and treasurer. The other members
of the class are Lula Chapin, Ruth Chase, Florence Terry, Elvira
Butler, Gertrude Dunlap, Bessie Abbey and Thomas Purcell. The
class colors are red, white and green.
From Geneva Daily Times 28 June 1905
Canandaigua, N. Y. - The closing exercises of St. Mary's school
and the graduation of the class of 1905 were held last evening at Bemis
hall. Diplomas were presented to each of the following twenty-four
members of the class of 1905, whose motto is "Success Crowns Effort":
Elmer J. Barry, Leo T. Burke, Michael M. Bergin,
Augustine J. Colney, John E. Connelly, Edward J. Cross, John H. Duffy,
Louis J. Figenscher, John F. Holihan, Katherine L. Coyle, Elizabeth F.
Fennell, Katherine A.
Fanning, Charles W. Johnston, George Leo Linehan, George T. Linehan,
V. Murphy, Katherine A. Tuohey, Andrew F. McIntyre, Joseph J.
Hugh E. Smith, Charles R. Shea, Francis M. Stapleton, Gertrude H.
Julia M. Lynch, Julia M. McPhillips.
From Ontario County Chronicle 28 June 1905
Holcomb, N. Y. - The following have returned from schools and
colleges to spend their vacation with parents: Miss Bertha Peeling from
Brockport Normal; Miss Theda V. Page, who June 19 graduated
from the Albany Normal College; Miss Frances Mason from the
Geneseo Normal; Miss Marion Hamlin who graduated from Vassar
College; Miss Clara Partridge, preceptress of the Shortsville
High School; Miss Clara Steele, teacher in Honeoye Falls High
Shortsville, N. Y. - Among the young people of this village who
graduated from educational institutions this June are the following: Sidney
L. Heath from Cornell University; Miss Eva Klinck, Oswego
Normal School; Miss Mabel Bradley, Ithaca Conservatory of
Music; Miss Pauline Heath of Brockport, recently of
Shortsville, Oswego Normal school; Clair A. Howland of
Rochester, formerly of Shortsville, from Ann Arbor University; Henry
Dewey from Ann Arbor University.
Naples, N. Y. - Commencement week was of unusual interest this
year, a class of ten were graduated from the Naples High School as
follows: Mary Margaret Maxfield, Hattie Alvira Smith, Claribel
Emily Dutcher, May Eva Widener, Hazel Irene Slayton, Anna Edith Sutton,
Leon Archie Porter, George Nelson Harris, Julian Morris Hatch, Dana
From Geneva Daily Times 7 July 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The Alumni Association of the high school
will hold its annual reunion and banquet in the parlors of the
Presbyterian church this evening and about fifty guests are expected.
The banquet will be served by the Ladies' Aid Society of the church, Mrs.
Harriet U. Gaylord being chairman, and the following members of
the committee in charge: Mrs.
William H. Wilcox, Mrs. Bernard P. Darling, Mrs. Luther J.
Howe, Mrs. B. W. Slocum, Mrs. J. D. Cooke, and Miss Ollie
The following have been appointed on the table committee: Mrs.
Harry McDowell, Mrs. Harvey S. Van Cott, Mrs. J. D. Cooke, Mrs. W. J.
Copping, Mrs. B. W. Slocum and Miss Mabel Upham.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 6 September 1905
Victor, N. Y. - The following Victor young people will be
students at the various schools this year: Miss Annie Higinbotham, Granger
Place, Canandaigua; Misses Fannie Ladd and Grace Frazier and
Roswell Eldridge, Syracuse University; Misses Lillian
Greene and Pearl Lander, Elmira Women's College; Miss Mamie
Reissig, Buffalo Normal; Miss Carrie Aldridge, Canandaigua
training class; W. Roy Gallup, W. Bushnell Osborne and Leslie
G. Loomis, Jr., Williams College; Winfred H. W. Nelson and
Paul Eldridge, Genesee Wesleyan Seminary, Lima.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 13 September 1905
Seneca Castle, N. Y. - With the opening weeks of September
comes another school year and many Seneca Castle young people are
departing to their studies or teaching. Their ranks this year are
larger than ever before. The following notes tell who, when and where: Miss
Alice Ottley, daughter of Supervisor C. T. Ottley, returns to
Wellesley college, where she is a graduate assistant in the botany
department; she likes her work and is giving excellent satisfaction. Miss
Julia K. Maney will return to Brockport Normal school for her
third and last year. Miss Fern Caton has returned to the same
school. Prof. William E. Lambert has been reemployed as
principal of the Olean school. Miss Florence Ritchie will have
charge of the "brick" school east of town. The following pupils from
here will attend the Geneva High school: the Misses Mildred and
Mary Ottley, Miss Iva Salisbury, Miss Edna Brown, Burrett Gray. Henry
D. Sargent, who is making such a creditable record at Syracuse,
expects to return for another year of work. Floyd E. Adams will
enter the university at the same time. Randall H. Baker, who
last year finished his classical course in Canandaigua academy, has
returned to that institution where he will take a year of work in the
German scientific course.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 20 September 1905
Holcomb, N. Y. - The following graduates of East Bloomfield High
school, 1905, have entered upon higher studies this year: Mary
Monehan, Anna Welch and Alice Santry have entered the
Geneseo Normal; George Terry left on Saturday for Syracuse
University; John Condon has gone to Niagara University,
Niagara Falls; Bertram G. Hicks to Buffalo dental college; Miss
Gertrude Wheeler to Buffalo medical college; Henrietta
McCutcheon to a school in Washington.
From Victor Herald 6 October 1905
The following students have attained an average standing of 90 percent
or over in their studies during the month of September and are entitled
to a place on the Honor Roll:
Primary Department, First Grade - Mabel Collins, Ida
Hunt, Olin Eldridge, Harvey Aldridge, Charlie Bailey, Harold Mead,
Raymond Tobin, Margaret Brown, Frank McNutt.
Second Grade - Alice Eagleson, Irving Quigley, Laura
Webster, Gladys Rowley, Florence Hill, Ernest Keating, Wilbur
Intermediate Department, Third Grade - Charlie Stevens,
Ruth Osborne, Esther McCarthy, Evelyn Keefe, Fannie Frazer.
Fourth Grade - Hattie Moore, Ruth Clapper, Mildred
Clapper, James Concannon.
Fifth Grade - Gladys Merrill, Marie Farrell, Blanche
Quigley, Luella Boughton, Olive Simonds, John Hill.
Sixth Grade - Elizabeth French, Florence Mead, Dorothy
Seventh Grade - Lillian Magnus, Charles Lovejoy.
Eighth Grade - Gertrude Quigley, Clare Woolston, Marie
Academic Department - Blanche Howland, Lucy Reissig, Rena
Dillingham, Marguerite Simonds, Cathryn Brady, Martha Gallup,
Iva McCloskey, Marie Norton, Lois Powell, Glenroie Vail, Earl Driscoll,
Florence Hollingsworth, Lelia Kyte, Ruth Thornton, Ida Van Vechten,
Almaha Wheaton, Earl Rugg, Lucile Simonds, Maryett Benson, Helen
From Canandaigua Chronicle 15 November 1905
Victor, N. Y. - The following students in the various grades
of the High school attained the highest averages for the past months:
First grade, Charles Bailey and Olin Eldridge; second
grade, Gladys Rowley; third grade Charlie Stevens; fourth
grade, Ruth Clapper; fifth grade, Helen Aldrich; sixth
grade, Elizabeth French; eighth grade, Roy Mann; academy
department, Marguerite Simonds, Blanche Howland and Lelia
From Canandaigua Chronicle 6 December 1905
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following young people were home
for the Thanksgiving vacation: Miss Mabel Melvin, Miss Ruth
Sherburne, Miss Mabel Latting from Brockport Normal School; Fred
E. Klinck from Rochester High School; Miss Margaret McGurk from
District No. 11, and Miss Anna Farrell from her school in
From Canandaigua Chronicle 27 December 1905
Victor, N. Y. - Among the young people home from the various
schools for the holiday vacation are: Miss Anna Adams, Geneseo
Normal; Misses Fannie Ladd, Grace Frazer, Bertha Concannon and
James W. Fischer, Syracuse university; D. Henry Osborne, W.
Bushnell Osborne, Jr., and M. Ernest Hopkins, Williams
college; Misses Ruth Parmele and Gertrude Nelson, Albany
Normal; Warren Simonds and Harry Martin, Genesee
Wesleyan seminary, Lima; Robert G. Higinbotham, Auburn
The students of Victor High school have issued the first number of a
quarterly magazine devoted to school interests, known as the "V. H. S.
Student." The following constitute the editorial staff: Miss Lucile
Simonds, editor; Miss Elizabeth McD. Osborne, assistant
editor; Earle M. Rugg, business manager; Miss Ruth
Thornton, exchange editor; Miss Laura Wilbur has charge
of the alumni department; Leon Smith, local editor; Ellsworth
Greene, athletic editor.
From Victor Herald 29 December 1905
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following students are spending the
holidays at their homes: George Terry from Syracuse; Miss
Bessie MacGreevey and John Condon from Niagara Falls; Miss
Gertrude Wheeler and Bertram Hicks from Buffalo; Misses
Alice Santry, Anna Welch, and Mary G. Monahan from
Geneseo; Lloyd Partridge from Ann Arbor, Mich.; Miss Etta
McCutcheon from Washington.
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