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National Normal University
Thirty-Second Annual Commencement
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, August 17th, 18th, 19th
University Hall, Lebanon, Ohio
College of Science
Fall Class, 1887

Contributor:
Doyle Johnson  (Transcription by Arne H Trelvik)
Source:
Email from Doyle Johnson dated 12 Feb 2012:
"My great-grandfather Wilbur S. Strickland graduated from NNU in the Fall Class of 1887."
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National Normal University.
THIRTY-SECOND
Annual Commencement,
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, August 17th, 18th, 19th.
University Hall, Lebanon, Ohio.
College of Science,
FALL CLASS, 1887
"Astra castra. Numen lumen."


by
Doyle Johnson
18 Feb 2012

General Program
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COMMENCEMENT EXERCISES

BACCALAUREATE SERMON.
Sunday, August 14, 8 P. M. - "The Functions of True Manhood."
Rev. J. T. Moore, University Hall.

ANNUAL EXPOSITION
Wednesday, 2 P. M. . . . University Hall

ALUMNAL ASSOCIATION
Prest. Capt. Lot Wright; Sec'y, Nellie Anton; Treas. Mrs. J. E. Benham; Orator, F. M. Gorman.

ALUMNAL ORATION.
Wednesday, 7:30 "The Reign of the Common People,"
University Hall

ALUMNAL REUNION AND BANQUET.
Wednesday, 9 P. M. ... Opera House.

COLLEGE OF SCIENCE ORATIONS.
Thursday, 2 P. M. - Thursday, 8 P. M. - Friday, 9 A. M.
University Hall

COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS ORATIONS.
Friday, 2 P. M. - Friday, 8 P. M., . . . University Hall.

music by Cincinnati Orchestra.


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Doyle Johnson
19 Feb 2012

Bachelors of Science
FALL CLASS OF 1887.

C. Antoinette Akers Lawrenceburg, Ind.
Charles R. Atkinson Steele City, Neb.
Charles Batterson Sciotoville, O.
Charles C. Benedict Lebanon, O.
W. McNeal Blackford Grayville, Ill.
Ambrose M. Bower New Harrisburg, O.
Retta Brodbeck Greensburg, Ind.
F. I. Brown Mechanicsburg, O.
Clement Laird Brumbaugh Greenville, O.
Harry Waldo Carey Lebanon, O.
Charles S. Coe Lock, O.
Lizzie D. Collins Athens, Ala.
Frank E. Crane Bethel, O.
Charles L. Croneback Port Washington, O.
Nellie D. Currey Lebanon, O.
Laura Custer Goshen, O.
R. B. Eddy Louisville, Ky.
Wallace C. Evans Lebanon, O.
Louie E. Finch Stanton, Mich.
J. E. Finefrock Waynesburgh, O.
W. T. Fitzgerald Greenville, O.
J. R. Gant Diamond Cross, Ill.
Newton E. Givens Given, O.
E. D. Graber Mt. Eaton, O.
P. E. Graber Mt. Eaton, O.
Minnie Hadley Buena Vista, O.
J. A. Harman Milford, Ill.
E. C. Hecox Chester, O.
E. C. Hedrick Lithopolis, O.

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19 Feb 2012
W. H. Hoff New Madison, O
T. M. Hudson Silver Lake, Mo.
Benjamin F. Hughes Noblesville, Ind
C. B. Hughes Mauds, O.
Amanda Iorns Lebanon, O.
Sadie A. Kerr Shelby, O.
J. H. Kirkpatrick Decatur, Tex.
David Wilson Kuhn Altonna, Pa.
R. A. Larrabee Jackson, O.
A. F. Luzadder Washington, O.
D. W. McGregor Carrollton, O.
W. J. McIlwain Mansfield, Valley, Pa.
G. J. McSpadden Memphis, Tenn.
Eva Malsbary Milldale, O.
William H. Marlatt Lebanon, O.
Fannie Mitchell Tupelo, Miss.
Bert F. Mull Lebanon, O.
R. L. Neal Sandford, O.
H. P. Niles Alice, O.
William T. Noblitt Cookville, Tex.
D. C. O'Flaherty Seven Fountains, Va.
Elizabeth Evelyn Pinney Sturgeon Bay, Wis.
Lizzie Pflaumer West Union, O.
Maggie Pflaumer West Union, O.
Sadie Pflaumer West Union, O.
Leander G. Pope Mt. Aerial, Ky.
Charles Henry Quayle Thompson, O.
J. G. Ralls Carmi, Ill.
J. W. Reynolds Williamsport, O.
J. H. Rowland Blanchester, O.
Ben Russell Sheldon, Ill.
Lincoln Rowland Stockport, O.
Ella B. Rutledge Zaleska, O.
Wilbur S. Strickland Bethel, O.
J. S. Stultz Richmond Dale, O.

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18 Feb 2012
Henry Louis Terry Brook Neal, Va.
H. H. Tye Lot, Ky.
William Arthur Vogely New Philadelphia, O.
E. L. Walker Tyler, Tex.
Maye McCoy Warren Centreville, Tenn.
Anna B. Weaver Lebanon, O.
Warner Webster Quaker City, O.
E. W. Willis Mason, Ky
Amanda Wilson Lebanon, O.
Ella Wineger Lowell, Mich.
Anna L. Wolcott  Lebanon, O.
Amanda Woolman Mill Grove, O.

Civil Engineers.
Class of 1887.

To make the next age better than the last - Lowell.

Wallace C. Evans Lebanon, O.
E. D. Graber Mt. Eaton, O.
E. C. Hedrick Lithopolis, O.
J. A. Harman Milford, Ills.
William T. Noblitt Cookville, Tex.
Warner Webster Quaker City, O.

Instructors in Science.
Class of 1887.

F. I. Brown Mechanicsburg, O.
J. E. Finefrock Waynesburg, O.
C. B. Hughes Mauds, O.
Minnie Hadley Buena Vista, O.
Benjamin F. Hughes Noblesville, Ind.
J. H. Kirkpatrick Decatur, Tex.
H. P. Niles Alice, O.
William Arthur Vogely New Philadelphia, O.
J. H. Rowland Blanchester, O.

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Doyle Johnson
18 Feb 2012

College of Science.
ORATIONS.
Thursday, August 18th, 2 P. M., University Hall.

MUSIC.
     Overture - "Schoene Galathea," Suppe.
Invocation, Rev. Geo. H. Dart.
MUSIC.  
     Waltz - "Gypsy Baron Strauss.
Inedpendence in Politics, J. H. Kirkpatrick, Decatur, Wex.
The Anthracite Coal Pool, David Wilson Kuhn, Altoona, Pa.
Woman as an Inventor, Sadie Pflaumer, West Union, O.
MUSIC.
     Selections - "Black Hussar," Milloecker.
English Rule in India, A. F. Luzadder, Washington, O.
Shakespeare, (pro.), T. M. Hudson, Silver Lake, Mo.
Shakespeare, (con), Ella Wineger, Lowell, Mich.
MUSIC.
     Cornet Solo, Mr. Henry Sievers, Levy.
Spoliation of Public Lands, C. B. Hughes, Mauds, O.
Protection of Forests, J. E. Finefrock, Waynesburg, O.
Christianity and Woman, Minnie Hadley, Buena Vista, O.
MUSIC.
     Gavotte - "Circus Renz," Fliege.
Bismark, J. R. Gant, Diamond Cross, Ill.
Race and the South, Maye McCoy Warren, Centerville, Tenn.
Woman's Work and Woman's Wages, Lizzie D. Collins, Athens, Ala.
MUSIC.
     Finale - "For Fame and Fortune," Wiegard.

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Doyle Johnson
18 Feb 2012

ORATIONS. - continued.
Thursday, August 18th, 8 P. M., University Hall.

MUSIC.
     Overture - "Raymond," Suppe.
Open Nominations and Free Elections, Charles L. Cronebach, Port Washington, O.
Jobs in Cities, H. H. Tye, Lot, Ky.
Heathendom and Christendom, Anna B. Weaver, Lebanon, O.
MUSIC.
     Waltz - "Belleville," Milloecker,
The Coercion Bill, (con), D. C. O'Flaherty, Seven Fountains, Va.
The Coercion Bill, (pro.), Bert F. Mull, Lebanon, O.
Domestic Service, Anna L. Wolcott, Lebanon, O.
MUSIC.
     Selections - "Erminie," Jakobowski.
Vituperation in Politics, William H. Marlatt, Lebanon, O.
An Ideal Penetentiary, Charles C. Benedict, Lebanon, O.
The Health of American Women, Amanda Iorns, Lebanon, O.
MUSIC.
     Finale - "Always Joyful," Strauss.

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Doyle Johnson
18 Feb 2012

ORATIONS. - concluded.
Friday, August 19th, 9 A. M., University Hall.

MUSIC.
     Overture - "Martha," Flotow.
Prohibition, E. L. Walker, Tyler, Tex.
Persuasion, William Arthur Vogely, New Philadelphia, O.
Gail Hamilton and the Preachers, Amanda Wilson, Lebanon, O.
MUSIC.
     Waltz - "Near Thee," Waldteufel.
The Monroe Doctrine, Wilbur S. Strickland, Bethel, O.
The Death Penalty, (pro), W. J. McIlwain, Mansfield Valley, Pa.
The Death Penalty, (con), Nellie D. Carrey, Lebanon, O.
MUSIC.
     Selections - "Mikado," Sullivan.
Government Telegraphy (pro), P. E. Graber, Mr. Eaton, O.
Government Telegraphy (con), J. H. Rowland, Blanchester, O.
Time - Valedictory, Louie E. Finch, Stanton, Mich.
MUSIC.
     Descriptive - "Passing Regiment," Coverley.
Diploma Conferred.
MUSIC.
     Finale - "Success," Strauss.
Benediction, Rev. J. P. Scott, D. D.

by
Doyle Johnson
18 Feb 2012

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