From Victor Herald 2 February 1906
The following pupils of District No. 4, Mertensia, were neither
absent nor tardy during the month of January: Dorothy C. Collins,
Dora L. Van Allen, Isabelle M. Ryan, Helen E. Ryan, Neva I. Eldridge,
Ethel G. Eldridge, Florence M. Eldridge, Arthur T. Brady, William J.
Ryan, Howard J. Broomfield, Thorn C. Broomfield, Louis C. Kratzenberg.
From Victor Herald 16 February 1906
The Senior class of Victor High School has elected the following
officers: Earle M. Rugg, president; Ruth E. Lauder, vice-president;
Marguerite Simonds, secretary; Lucy Reissig, treasurer.
The other members of the class are: Lois Powell, Martha Gallup,
Kathryne Brady and Jay Baer.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 21 March 1906
The following pupils of Victor High school have attained the
highest averages in their standings for the past month: First grade - Margaret
Brown, 94; second grade - Irving Quigley; third grade - Charlie
Stevens, Esther McCarthy, Evelyn Keefe, each 94; fourth grade - Ruth
Clapper, 95; fifth grade - Luella Boughton, 94; sixth
grade - Charlie Lovejoy, Dorothy Loomis, Elizabeth French, William
Woolston, Norman Brace, each 90; seventh grade - Roy Mann,
Olive Boughton, Marie Toomey, each 94; high school - Winifred
From Victor Herald 30 March 1906
The Victor High School base ball team has organized for the season
and has elected George Higinbotham captain, and Ellsworth
Greene, manager. The students trying for the team are as follows: Warren
McGill, Howard Barry, Earl Driscoll, James O'Brien, Jay Baer,
Howard Herendeen, George Higinbotham, Leon Smith, Henry Toomey, Russel
Simonds, Winfred Nelson and Ellsworth Greene.
From Victor Herald 6 April 1906
West Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following is a list of the
pupils in the village school who were successful at the January
regent's examinations: Algebra - Myrill Chatt, Walter Dixon; U.
S. History - Mark Welch, Fred Moore; English History - Myrill
Chatt, Walter Dixon; Civics - Rose Courneen; Elementary
English - Fred Moore; Spelling - Alice Leary, Mary Leary; Arithmetic
- Mark Welch, Agnes Rigney, Fred Moore; Geography - James
Rigney, Martin Kenedy, Mary Leary, Fannie Fitch, Myrta Coleman, Lyda
Bancroft, Ethel Proper. Martin Kenedy received the highest
standing, average 98 per cent.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 11 April 1906
Holcomb, N. Y. - The following students are home for their Easter
vacations: George S. Terry, Syracuse University; Bertha
Peeling, Brockport; Misses Alice Santry, Anna Welch, Mary
Monnehan, Geneseo Normal; Ettie McCutcheon, Washington,
From Victor Herald 13 April 1906
Among those who are spending their Easter vacations at home are
Misses Fannie Ladd, Grace Frazer and Bertha Concannon from
Syracuse University; Bushnell Osborne and Roy Gallup from
Williams College; Harry Martin and Irving Payne from
Genesee Wesleyan Seminary.
From Victor Herald 20 April 1906
The Junior Class of Victor High School has organized and elected
the following officers: President, Terry H. Aldridge; vice-president,
Ruth Thornton; secretary, Leon Smith; treasurer, Lorren
Stiles. The high privates of the class are Helen Scribner, Iva
McCloskey, Mary Dunlap, Lucile Simonds, Elizabeth Osborne, Harvey
Benson, James O'Brien, Frank Davis, Howard Barry and Earl
From Canandaigua Chronicle 2 May 1906
About twenty-five juniors of the Canandaigua academy have organized
with the following officers: President, Rex P. Fisher of
Bristol; vice-president, George T. Mitchell; secretary and
treasurer, Miss Mildred S. King; cheering master, Foster
From Canandaigua Chronicle 16 May 1906
Following is a list of the members and officers who constitute this
year's Junior class at the academy: President, Rex Fisher; vice-president,
George Mitchell; secretary and treasurer, Mildred King; cheer
master, Edward Merritt and Christine Criddle, Edna Day,
Isabel Davidson, Edith Denton, Katharine Durand, Mary Evans, Clara
Fallon, Teresa Farrel, Marguerite France, Eloise Green, Nellie Henry,
Helen Johnston, Mary Lane, Mary Linehan, Ethel Newman, Emily
Oskamp, Ethel Powell, Elsie Sanney, Carrie Simmons, Bertha Wheaton,
Harry Andrews, R. C. Combes, Arthur Crowley, Frank Davis, Charles
Foley, Stanley Hicks, Ralph Kennedy, Frank Knapp, Charles Shay and
Harry Smith. The class colors are crimson and olive green.
Yesterday afternoon two new classes, the freshmen and sophomores
were organized. The former class which numbers 65 persons is officered
as follows: E. Gunnison, president; Albert Burke, vice-president;
Ruth O'Brien, secretary; Leah Mather, treasurer; Charles
Johnson, cheer master. The sophomore class has 20 members. Charles
Ward was elected president.
Manchester, N. Y. - The commencement exercises of our
village high school will be held on Monday evening, June 18th. There
are three members of the graduating class, Miss Olive Post, Miss
Alice Gilman and Roy Farnsworth.
Shortsville, N. Y. - The commencement exercises of the
Shortsville High school will be held in the auditorium of the
Shortsville Presbyterian church on Tuesday evening, June 19. Owing to
the increased requirements for graduation made by the regents board,
there will be only two graduates, Miss Grace Kipp and Miss
From Canandaigua Chronicle 23 May 1906
Victor, N. Y. - The year's class of Victor High school is
composed of four members: Marguerite Clarke Simonds, salutatorian;
Lois Helen Powell, class prophet; Earle M. Rugg, orator;
and Jay T. Baer, valedictorian. The commencement exercises
will be held on Monday, June 18.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 6 June 1906
The pupils of Victor High School having the highest standings for
the past month are: First Grade - Margaret Brown, Harvey Aldrich, each
95; Second Grade - Irving Lingley, 95; Third Grade - Charlie
Stevens, 82; Fourth Grade - Ruth Clapper, 95; Fifth Grade
- Luella Boughton, Olive Simonds, each 93; Sixth Grade - Norman
Brace and William Woolston, each 90; Seventh Grade - Charles
Lovejoy, 92; Eighth Grade - Marie Toomey and Willard
Payne, each 91; Academic Department - Laura Wilbur, 97.
Rushville, N. Y. - The graduating class consisting of Miss
Harriett Haviland and Miss Katherine Adamson is making
preparations for commencement. The class motto is "Vincit, qui se
Vincit,"; the colors are silver and pink.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 13 June 1906
Holcomb, N. Y. - Class day exercises of the High School will be
held on Monday afternoon, June 25th, and the commencement exercises on
June 26th in the evening. The following are the graduates: Thomas
Purcell, Mary Belle Leete, Florence Terry, Edna Brown, Lottie Tooley,
Bessie Abbey, Ruth Chase, Elvira Butler, Leila Chapin and Gertrude
Allen's Hill, N. Y. - - The following young people are
coming home from school: Maurice Olmstead, Robert Patterson and
Miss Marjorie Deal of Syracuse University; Mr. Patterson has
graduated in a course of electrical engineering; Miss Bessie
Patterson will finish a course at Genesee Wesleyan Seminary; Misses
Bessie Abbey and Edna Brown will graduate from East
Bloomfield Union School.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 27 June1906
A large class numbering thirty-two members graduates from St.
Mary's parochial school this week. Following is the list of the
graduates: Leo A. Burke, James T. Brooker, William C. Cowan, John
A. Colmey, Arthur W. Dugan, Leo T. Fennell, John P. Hanovan, Alexander
T. Hussey, Raymond J. Hilliard, Richard L. McDade, Charles G. Maley,
Walter A. Stewart, Joseph T. Walsh, May C. Allen, Elizabeth M.
Agovetta, Margaret H. Berry, Helen A. Cooper, Helen G. Casby, Jennie C.
Casby, Agnes M. Collins, Isabel J. Donovan, Anna L. Fuller, Anna T.
Fanning, Gertrude L. Farrell, Katherine E. Harrington, Agnes M.
Kahsnitz, Frances M. Lucey, Mollie J. McNeil, Olive M. Monaghan,
Margaret P. McPhillips, Mary M. Phillips, Jennie E. Sheehan.
Shortsville, N. Y. - Among the students and teachers who
have returned to their homes in this village for the summer are the
following: Miss Ruth J. Sherburne, Miss Mabel Melvin, Miss Mabel
Latting and Miss Mae E. Knapp from Brockport normal; Miss
Allie Hebbard and Miss Irene Hebbard from Hempstead, Long
Island; Miss Eva Klinck from Geneva; Miss Cornelia G.
Bidwell from Putnam Hall, Poughkeepsie; Fred E. Klinck from
East High, Rochester; Harold Ballard from Troy Polytechnic
Institute; Miss Julia Booth and Miss Lucy Booth from
Flushing, Long Island; Miss Helen Latting of Troy High School.
From Victor Herald 29 June 1906
The valedictorian of the graduating class of Canandaigua High
School, Margaret M. Fish, of Hall's Corners, will not follow
the graduate girl's usual path. She intends to spend a year or two at
Cornell College of Agriculture after whcih she will take up the
management of her father's large farm in this county. In her
valedictory, she appealed to the members of her class to stay on the
farms and fit themselves for their intelligent management.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 18 July 1906
The sixth annual reunion and banquet of the Shortsville High School
Alumni Association was held last evening in Maccabee Hall and was a
gratifying success in every way. Covers were laid for 55 guests. The
following out-of-town guests were present: Miss Inez L. Blood of
Fairport; Miss Minnie Sweeney of Victor; Miss Belle Wheeler
of Canandaigua; Miss Edwina Brown of Havre-de-Grace, Md.; Charles
Covell of LeRoy; Richard N. Clark of Canandaigua; Miss
Mabel Mercereau of Farmington. At a business meeting called during
the evening the following officers were elected for ensuing year:
President, Thurlow Huntington, 1905; secretary and treasurer, Miss
Cornelia G. Bidwell, 1905. The evening's pleasure closed with a
From Geneva Daily Times 9 August 1906
Rushville, N. Y. - On Wednesday, at the Union School building,
in this village, the classes of '69, '70, '71, and '72 held their third
biennial reunion. The occasion was one long to be remembered. Those
present from out-of-town were: Rev. E. H. Latimer and wife,
Mt. Morris; Rev. A. W. Taylor and wife, Seneca Falls; Elliott
Sutphen and wife, Mrs. John Sutphen, Mrs. C. Ellston, of
Cleveland, O.; Mrs. John Hamlin, East Bloomfield; H. Frank
Howell, Bath; E. C. Dintruff and wife, Syracuse; Mrs.
Marion Chapman, Penn Yan; Mrs. Ella Goodwin, Kalamazoo,
Mich.; Mrs. Arch McClure and daughter, Mabel, Middlesex;
T. M. Chadwick and wife, Lakemont; James
Warren and wife, Canandaigua; Mrs. Charles Hoyt, Ypsilanti,
Mich.; Mrs. Dan Winagle, Gorham; William Young and
wife, Elmira; Mrs. Marcenus Jones and Jas. Wiseweel of
Rochester; F. G. Lyon, Naples; Wilson Reed and wife,
Oaks Corners; Mrs. William Simmons, Chicago; Dr. E. B.
Sayre and wife, Allen's Hill.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 12 September 1906
Bristol Springs, N. Y. - The following students from this place at
the Canandaigua Academy: Miss Rose Holcomb, Lynn Sherman, Lewis
Wood and Misses Augusta and Irene Wood. And
still there are others who will go later in the season.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 19 September 1906
The Athletic Association of the Academy has elected the following
new officers: President, Harry M. Smith; vice-president, Arthur
Crowly; secretary, Miss Elizabeth P. Hubbell; treasurer, Richard
C. Combes; cheering master, Glen Brandow.
From Geneva Daily Times 20 October 1906
The Class of 1907 of Phelps High School has elected these officers:
President, Lay Palmer; vice-president,
Paul Ryan; secretary, Francis Fitzgerald; treasurer,
From Canandaigua Chronicle 7 November 1906
Victor, N. Y. - The following pupils have received the
highest average for the work at the High school during the past two
months: Primary department - Margaret Brown; Intermediate
department - Ruth Clapper; junior department - Dorothy
Loomis, George McCrone, Lucile Loney, Olin Simonds; senior
department - Alta Cornford, Marie Toomey; High school
department - Blanche Howland, Grace Watkins, Helen Scribner, Almah
Wheaton, Albert Aldridge.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 28 November 1906
Shortsville, N. Y. - Among those who will come home for
Thanksgiving, are the following: Charles M. Buck, from
Chaffee's Business Institute, Oswego; Fred E. Klinck, from
Cornell University; the Misses Julia and Edith Booth of
Flushing, L. I.; Miss Cornelia G. Bidwell from Vassar College,
Poughkeepsie; Miss Mae E. Knapp, Miss Dora McGurk, Miss Ruth
Sherburne, Miss Mabel Latting, from Brockport Normal.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 5 December 1906
Victor, N. Y. - Among the students who were home for the
Thanksgiving holidays were: Miss Mildred Hunt, Brockport
Normal; Miss Marguerite Simonds, Wells College; Miss Laura
Wilbur, DeLancey School, Geneva; Robert G. Higinbotham, Auburn
Theological Seminary; Fred J. Locke, Cascadilla School, Ithaca.
From Victor Herald 28 December 1906
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following students are home for
the holidays: Miss Leila Chapin from Northampton, Mass.; Cladd
Chase and W. G. Pope, Cornell; John Condon, Niagara
Falls; George Terry, Syracuse; B. G. Hicks, Buffalo; Misses
Ruth Chase, Alice G. Santry, Mary G. Monahan and Anna L.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 2 January 1907
Holcomb, N. Y. - The following teachers and students are spending
their Christmas vacations at their homes here: Miss Lucy Buell of
Oneonta; Miss Clare Chase, Warren, O.; Miss Clara Steele, Honeoye
Falls; Miss Theda Page, Scotia, N. Y.; Miss Alice Hallock,
Yonkers; Miss Bertha Peeling, Remsen, N. Y.; Miss
Frances Mason, Bolivar, N. Y.; Misses Ruth Chase, Alice
Santry, Mary Monahan, Anna Welch, Geneseo; Miss Lela Chapin,
Northampton, Mass.; Cladd Chase and Will Pope from
Cornell; John Condon, Niagara Falls; George Terry from
Syracuse University; Bertram Hicks from Buffalo.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 9 January 1907
Rushville, N. Y. - The following students and teachers have
returned to their schools after spending the holiday vacation at their
homes: Miss Frances Savage, to Fillmore; Miss Jessie
Mallory, Clifton Springs; Miss Mabel Voorhees, Geneseo
Normal; Miss Lulu Halbrook, Cold Springs; Miss Norma
Hazeltine, Oberlin College; Miss Alice Blodgett, St.
Johnsville; Miss Carrie Hunter, Egg Harbor; and James
Savage, to Cooks Academy.
From Victor Herald 5 April 1907
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - The following students are home
enjoying their Easter vacations: George Terry from Syracuse
University; Cladd Chase and William G. Pope from
Cornell; Miss Leila Chapin from Northampton; Miss Ruth
Chase, Mary Monahan, Anna Welch, Mary B. Leete and Alice
Santry, Geneseo Normal.
From Victor Herald 13 April 1907
High School Honor Roll - Academic Department: Rena Dillingham,
Blanche Howland, Florence Hollingsworth, Grace Watkins, Ruth Boughton,
Marie Norton, Almah Wheaton, Howard Barry, Earle Driscoll, Ruth
Thornton, Helen Scribner, Alberta Mount, Leon Smith, Cathryn Brady,
Frank Davis, Nellie Schrader, Mabel VanVoorhis, Emma Ford,
Bernice Loney, Manly Bowerman, Olive Boughton, Gertrude Quigley, Marie
Toomey, Albert Aldridge, Ruth Lauder, Lucile Simonds. Senior
Department: Hazel Dillingham, Emma Lauder, Arthur Brady, John
Culhane, Edward Joyce. Junior Department: Estella
Lincoln, Helen Aldrich. Intermediate Department: Ruth Clapper,
Mildred Clapper, Elizabeth Hill, Esther McCarthy, Althea Harmon, Irving
Quigley. Primary Department: Ruth Gorman, Arthur Erskine, Edna
Bell, Marion Merrill, Walter Crowley, Raymond Tobin, Louie Aldrich,
James Locke, Harvey Aldridge, Margaret Brown, Fred McCarthy, Charles P.
Bailey, Leslie Searle, Mabel L. Collins.
From Geneva Daily Times 26 April 1907
Phelps, N. Y. - The Phelps High school base
ball team has organized with the following players: Francis
Riley, catcher; William Kreglow, pitcher; Seeley
1st base; Ted Warner, 2d base; George Mulcahy, s.
s.; Harold Vandusen, 3d base; Raymond Sabin, l. f.;
Harry White, c. f.; William Manning, r. f. The team
named Harry White manager and Harold Vandusen captain.
From Victor Herald 31 May 1907
The members of the Class of 1907 of Victor High School are ten in
number. White and green are the class colors. The officers are:
President, Terry B. Aldridge; vice-president, Ruth P.
Thornton; secretary, Leon Smith; treasurer, Helen
Scribner; and their associates: Elizabeth M. Osbourne, Martha
Gallup, Ruth Lauder, Lucy Reisig and Carolyn Brady. Mr.
Davis is the valedictorian and Miss Thornton the salutatorian, they
having attained the highest averages in their class work. Miss Osborne
has the pleasing role of prophet and Miss Simonds is the historian.
From Geneva Daily Times 8 June 1907
Phelps, N. Y. - Regents examinations will be
held at the Phelps High School during the week of June 17th. The
commencement exercises will be held in Gibson Hall Thursday evening,
June 27th. There are four members of the graduating class this year,
the Misses Lula Adams, Francis Fitzgerald, Sarah French and
From Canandaigua Chronicle 19 June 1907
Thursday, pupils of the Academy met and organized the Junior,
Sophomore and Freshman classes; respectively they were officered and
arranged as follows: first, president, Isabelle Davidson; secretary
and treasurer, Helen Stewart; colors, crimson and black. Of
the 15 comprising the class, two only are young men; second, president,
Edwin L. North; vice-president, Elsie M. Hulse; secretary
and treasurer, Florence Clement; cheering master, Fred
Gilfoil; colors are blue and white. There are 33 members. Third,
president, Ray Robinson; vice-president, Ruby VanVechten; secretary
and treasurer, Walter Stewart; cheering master, Walter
Stewart; colors, green and white, 100 members in class.
Holcomb, N. Y. - The commencement exercise of the East
Bloomfield High school will be held June 25th in Congregational church.
The members of the class of 1907 are: Miss Frances Wheeler, president;
Helen Brown, Stanley Steele and Wesley Steele. Much
interest is being manifested in the prize speaking contest by nine
members of the High school on Monday evening, June 24th. The worthy
contestants are: Charles Wheeler, Sperry Wheeler, Clarence Terry,
John Deal, Frank Monehan, Pauline Lee, Helen Brown, Irene Welch, Gladys
Naples, N. Y. - Miss Jennie A. Smith and Marjory Shuman return
from Buffalo Normal school this week for the summer vacation. William
F. Tyler and Fred C. Donnelly are at home from the
medical department of Syracuse University; Harold Blake has
returned from Cornell University.
From Geneva Daily Times 25 June 1907
Last evening the class of 1902 of the Clifton Springs High School
held a reunion with Mrs. John R. Hayden of Waltham, Mass., who
is visiting her mother, Mrs. Georgia Carpenter, on Taft
avenue. The members of the class are Miss Jennie McGinnis,
Stanley Short, Floyd C. Stephens and Myron Walters, of
Springs; Mrs. Harry H. Farmer, of Syracuse; Mrs. Hayden,
of Waltham, Mass., and Miss Grace Gillett, of Auburn.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 26 June 1907
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The class of 1907 of the Clifton
Springs High school will graduate tomorrow evening, June 25th, at eight
o'clock, the exercises being held in Association hall. The class is
composed of the following members: Irving Clarence King, Miss
Kathryn Lynn Fries and Miss Anna Merritt.
From Geneva Daily Times 27 June 1907
Naples, N. Y. - The town is much interested in the
various events of the High School commencement week, each of which
is largely attended. It had an inspiring opening in the church service,
in which Rev. C. C. MacLean preached to the graduates, ten in number,
on "The Enlargement of Living," based on the text "Not as thought I
had already attained." Class day exercises were held Tuesday night in
Academy Hall. The class is made up of one man and nine women: Lawrence
S. Tellier, Mary Esther Tozer, Vinnie A. Lyon, Margaret Barrett, Mary
Cleveland, Harriette A. Potter, Gertrude Harietta Graffe,
MacElwell, Maude E. Edson and Alice B. Fribolin.
From Geneva Daily Times 1 July 1907
Manchester, N. Y. - Miss Harriet VanArsdale, daughter
of Supervisor and Mrs. John C. VanArsdale, who was a member of the
graduating class of 1907 of the Brockport Normal School, is spending
her summer vacation at her home west of this village.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 3 July 1907
West Bloomfield, N. Y. - Among those who are home for summer
vacations are: Misses Maude Heath and Louise and Rachael
Dixon of Geneseo; Walter Dixon of East Bloomfield; Miss Isabell
Shepard of Lima, Misses Harriet Hewitt, Ruth Warren,
Rose Courneen, Myril Chatterton, Ralph Hopkins, Mark Welch of
From Geneva Daily Times 5 July 1907
Naples, N. Y. - Seymour H. Sutton, a student of this village, won
the Ontario county Cornell scholarship over many competitors and has
also passed with his entrance examination to that college. Mr. Sutton
is a graduate of Naples High School and was also a student in the
Ithaca Preparatory School.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 10 July 1907
Shortsville, N. Y. - The seventh annual reunion and banquet
of the Shortsville High School Alumni association will be held at the
K. O. T. M. hall on Wednesday evening, July 10. The present officers of
the association are: President, Thurlow Huntington; vice-president,
Miss Emma Dugan; secretary and treasurer, Miss Gladys A.
From Geneva Daily Times 14 August 1907
Stanley, N. Y. - The following standings were attained
in the last regents' examination by the pupils of the Stanley school:
Elementary English - Alta M. Ward; 90
Arithmetic - Agnes R. Roehe, 79; Mabel E. Van Eps, 85;
Esther D. Moran, 88; Carl Nelson, 86;
Spelling - Mabel E. Van Eps, 90; Ina M. Hutchinson, 88;
M. Faye Alexander, 81; Julia H. Connors, 86; Leah
F. Davie, 82; Carl Nelson, 82; Jno. W. Wheadon, 78;
Fred D. Moran, 80; Grover C. Preston, 80; Seth
R. Grant, 81;
Reading - Ina M. Hutchinson, 85; Julia H. Connors, 75;
Writing - Alta M. Ward, 96;
Geography - Esther D. Moran, 76.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 4 September 1907
Naples, N. Y. - Miss Mary M. Maxfield and Miss Anna E. Sutton will
enter Vassar college this month; Seymour H. Sutton enters
Cornell university; Willis Buck will take a course of sTuesday
at Cornell Agricultural school.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 11 September 1907
West Bloomfield, N. Y. - Among those who are in attendance
at school are the following: Miss Hattie Hewitt and Myril
Chatterton, Rose Courneen, May Shellman, Fannie Fitch, Myrta Coleman,
Lida Bancroft, Flossie and Ruth Warren, Ralph Hopkins, Mark
Welch, Francis Curran at Honeoye Falls; Walter Dixon at
From Geneva Daily Times 29 November 1907
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The graduating class of the Clifton
Springs High School has elected the following officers for the annual
commencement exercises, and also class committees: President, Sherman
E. Masler; vice-president, Miss Mae Driscoll; secretary, Harold
Bannerman; treasurer, Miss Breta Stevens. The president
appointed color and
motto committees as follows: Color committee, Miss Breta Stevens,
Kate Sullivan and Miss Clara Gannett; motto committee, Miss
May Driscoll, Miss Mary Wheaton and Reginald Bundy.
From Canandaigua Chronicle 4 December 1907
Shortsville, N. Y. - The following young people have been
spending the Thanksgiving at their homes in this village: Miss Dora
C. McGurk and Miss Lillian V. Stewart from Brockport
Normal school; Miss Grace A. Kipp from teachers' training
class in Rochester; Miss Cornelia G. Bidwell from Vassar
college; Fred E. Klinck and Mr. Hall from Cornell
From Canandaigua Chronicle 25 December 1907
Rushville, N. Y. - Among the teachers and students who will
spend the holidays at their homes in this place are: Miss Frances
Savage of Fillmore; Miss Carrie Loomis of Honeoye Falls; Miss
Hariett Haviland and Miss Mabel Voorhees of Geneseo
Normal; Miss Katherine Adamson of Elmira; Vincent Voorhees
of Mechanics Institute, Rochester; James Savage of Montour
Falls; and Clarence Eggleston of Cornell.
Cheshire, N. Y. - The following young people are home for the
holidays: Julia Johnson, Wells College at Aurora-on-Cayuga; Floyd
Mallory, Canandaigua Academy; Elda Wilbur, Leah Allen, Mary
Curtis, Spencer Mallory and Martin Haskell from
Canandaigua High School.
Victor, N. Y. - Among the students home for the holiday
vacation are: Miss Annie Higinbotham, Bradford academy; Miss
Marguerite Simonds, Wells college; Misses Martha Gallup and
Ruth Lander, Mechanics Institute; Miss Dora E. Mead, Baltimore
Musical college; Lorren Stiles, Mercersburg academy; William
Roy Gallup and Ernest Hopkins, Williams college; and Fred
J. L. Jocke, Cascadilla.
Manchester, N. Y. - Class of
1908 of Manchester High school has elected the following class
officers: President, John B. Houston; vice-president, Miss
Vira Van Arsdale; secretary, Miss Wilda Hawkes; treasurer,
Miss Mildred Sheffield. The colors chosen are gold and white.
The class consists of seven members, the others being Miss Flora B.
Warner, Miss Grace E. Coxe and Miss Dorothea P. Weston.
From Ontario County Journal 10 January 1908
East Bloomfield, N. Y. - John Neenan, Frank Mason, and Thomas Purcell left
last week for Buffalo, where they will attend school. Thomas Purcell
will take up electrical engineering; John Neenan will study
architectural draughting and Frank Mason will go into the school for
From Geneva Daily Times 24 February 1908
Phelps, N. Y. - There are nine members in the graduating class
the Phelps High School this year. The class has chosen the following
officers: President, Theodore Warner; vice-president, Miss
Olive Stryker; secretary, Miss Edna Kraglow; treasurer, John
From Shortsville Enterprise 10 April 1908
Manchester, N. Y. - Alice Gilman is home from the Brockport
Normal for the Easter vacation.
Manchester, N. Y. - The '08 graduating class of the High
School have decided to hold class day exercises on the evening
preceding commencement. The following will take part: President's
address, John Houston; Historian, Wilda Hawkes; Poet,
Grace Cox; Orator, Vira VanArsdale.
From Geneva Daily Times 25 May 1908
Manchester, N. Y. - The junior class of the Manchester High
at a meeting Saturday night elected officers and chose maroon and white
for the class colors. The class is composed of Mabel Herendeen,
Ainsworth Bennett, Marie Ryan, Cherrie Randall, Henry Jones,
Edward Smith and Sidney Rogers. The officers elected are:
President, Ainsworth Bennett; vice-president, Henry E.
Jones; secretary, Mabel Herendeen; treasurer, Marie
From Geneva Daily Times 12 June 1908
Phelps, N. Y. - The Phelps High School commencement exercises
be held in Gibson Hall Friday evening, June 26th. The graduating class
is composed of the following students: Theodore Warner, president;
Olive E. Stryker, vice-president; Edna E. Kreglow, secretary;
John F. Needham, treasurer; Ethel M. Donnelly, valedictorian;
Aureil A. Harvey, poet; Edgar C. Wilbur, presentation
orator; Lena M. Benton, musician; Iva O. Mulcahy, junior
From Geneva Daily Times 26 June 1908
Naples, N. Y. - Academy Hall was filled last night for
exercises of the three members of the High School, and the six members
of its training class, all of whom received diplomas from Principal
Weatherlow. The members of the classes are: High School: Miss
Louisa Eichenberger, Charles L. Linton and Walter Herrington; training
class: Bessie M. Woodard, Hazel J. Clute, Frances G.
Cleveland, Earle E. Hatch, Laurence S. Tellier and Walter
From Ontario County Journal 26 June 1908
The class of 1904 of Canandaigua Academy held its annual reunion on Tuesday, at the cottage of George Gregg at Gooding's Point. Thirteen members were present as follows: Earl Case, Floyd Stevens, Cecil Bushfield, Oliver C. Gregg, Walter Depew, Lucas Henry, Ralph Wheeler, Mrs. Ray Johnson and Misses Helen Leighton, Emily Corser, Carolyn Oskamp, Charlotte Carson and Florence L. Suydam, and their friends, Ray Johnson, Harold Kinde, George Conye, Myron Hawley and Miss Johnson of Geneva; Miss Rhue Hendrick of Rochester; Miss Olive Arey of New York City; and Miss Vera Bronson, of Salem, N. J. Miss Anna Hudson chaperoned
the party. The class left the pier at 9:30 a.m. in the launches of
Walter Depew, Oliver Gregg and George Conye, returning in the evening.
St. Mary's School, Canandaigua - The following pupils will be graduated this evening: Jeremiah
C. Flynn, George A. Koebler, John L. Kelly, Fred W. Linnehan, Leo C.
Mooney, Walter C. Gillespie, Anna G. Connelley, Florence C. Dwyer,
Gertrude L. Fallon, Sophia L. Gillus, Ella M. Holihan, May A.
Harrington, Pauline C. Linnehan, Gertrude E. McCormick, Helen B. Walsh,
Alice J. Ward.
From Geneva Daily Times 21 August 1908
Rushville, N. Y. - The fourth biennial reunion of the classes of
'69, '70, '71 and '72 of the Rushville Union School was held at
Memorial Hall in Rushville, Wednesday. Though not as largely attended
as in previous years, it was an enjoyable occasion to all present,
bringing to the village many strangers. The meeting was called to order
by W. H. Savage, president of the association.
The following officers were elected for the terms of 1909-10:
President, James H. Wisewell of Rochester; vice-president, Miss
Carrie Blodgett; recording secretary, Mrs. Linwood R. Bates; corresponding
secretary, Mrs. George Blodgett; treasurer, Mrs. Charles
From Geneva Daily Times 8 September 1908
Gorham, N. Y. - Among the Gorham young people who left today for
the various schools which they are to attend the coming year were: the Misses
Helen Pybus and Iva Kindelberger and Lloyd Allen for
the Geneva High School; the Misses Eva Nelson and Ida
Watkins to enter the training class of Penn Yan Academy; Leo
Lacy to attend the Union School in Canandaigua.
From Geneva Daily Times 14 September 1908
Flint, N. Y. - The following students have begun their year's work
in various schools: Messrs. Carlton and William Webster,
Sherman and Roscoe Kean and Alfred Johnson at
Geneva High School; Harry Burgess at Genesee Wesleyan Seminary
at Lima; Miss Minnie Mosey, Albion High School; Miss
Harriet Burgess, Canandaigua Academy; Miss Christine Squier at
Mrs. Sattler's private school in Geneva.
From Geneva Daily Times 18 September 1908
Clifton Springs, N. Y. - The class of 1909 has been organized
and is composed of the following members: Misses Jessie Mallory,
Kate Lindner and Mildred Brown. Of the members of the
graduating class of 1908, Sherman Mosher expects to enter
college one year from now; Miss Mary Wheaton will enter the
training school for nurses at the City Hospital in Rochester; Reginald
Bundy will enter Cornell University this fall; Miss Clara
Gannett has entered Geneseo Normal; Miss May Driscoll has
entered Brockport Normal; Miss Kate Sulivan is pursuing a
business course in the Geneva Business College; and Miss Breta
Stevens is teaching in the public school at Gypsum.
From Shortsville Enterprise 9 October 1908
Manchester, N. Y. - The corn roast held in the woods owned
by Albert Haws, east of this village, on Thursday of last
week, by the seniors and juniors of the local High School, was a
pronounced success. Every member of the faculty was present and
assisted in the pleasantries of the evening. The officers of the senior
class are: President, Ainsworth Bennett; Vice-President, Henry
E. Jones; Secretary, Mabel Herendeen; Treasurer, Marie
Ryan; other members, Cherrie Randall, Sydney Rogers, Edward
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