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About Weekly Chemawa American. (Chemawa, Or.) 189?-198? | View Entire Issue (Feb. 21, 1908)
TH K 0 H R M A W A A M E RICA N
"Ramona" is the name of a new liter
ary society composed of young ladies
from the 4th, 5th and 6th grades. The
following were elected as officers: Ellen
Ferris, president; Ellen Tohet, vice
president; Minnie Picard, Secretary; and
Caroline Wright, Treasurer.
He he, wah wah,
Wake si yah;
Rah mo nah!
The Progressive Society met in the us
ual pi ce; roll was called and minutes
read and stood approved. Some bus
iness vvas transacted. A challenge for a
game of basketball was recjiyed from the
Reliance Societv and was accepted, and
then the team was organized after which
The Reliance Literary Society met as
usual. The house was called to order
by the president, then the roll wab called;
As we had no program prepared, busi
ness was called for and we had a very
interesting meeting. We selected our
color, which is white. We also' organ
ized two basketball teams and sent a
challenge to the Progressive Society for
a game, hi which we hope to defeat them
by a one-sided score. We then heard a
motion for adjournment.
The Nonpareil Society met in their
usual place. '1 he president called the
house to order and the secretary, called
the roll. There being no business to
transact an extemporaneous debate
was given, as we had no regular program.
The subject, for discussion was u Resolv
ed, that Indian Schools should not be
abolished." The affirmative -upholder
was Eugene Williams, and the negative,
Gordon Hobucket. After they had given
their opinions the debate was . thrown
open to the house. When all expressed
themselves the judges handed in their
decisions which favored the affirmative.
The bell tapped and. we then adjourned.
The Elites met in their usual place
and had a very interesting program.
The following girls took part:
Song, Alice McPherson and Lona John
Riddles, " Irma Pollock
Pen Picture, Amanda Lilligreen
Song, Christine Boswell
Song, Pearl Laflumbois
Recitation, Jane Bailey
Song, Agnes Shepard and Alice Mc
Pherson. Eleanor Zimmerman makes a very
dignified president and Christine Boswell
is all that could be desired of a secretary.
Miss Bowman is the critic.
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The readers of the American will re
gret to learn of the illness and death of
Miss Skipton's father. Her friends wish
to extend their sympathy in her sad
A letter recently received from Robert
Davis discloses the fact that he is now
living in Seattle, Wash , where he has
employment and is getting along nicely.
He says that there are many ex-pupils
of Chemawa in Seattle and Tacoma and
that they are doing well. Robert looks
back with pleasure to his school days at