From time to time people ask about area schools: Carroll’s Chapel, Franklin, Freeny, Hamilton, Wasetta, Armstrong, etc. Today’s post lists several students from Carroll School. I wish the photo (1909) was not cropped off on the left, but I do not possess the original.
The Caddo Herald
June 3, 1910
The closing exercises at Carroll’s Chapel which was scheduled for Saturday, May 21st, but owing to the inclemency of the weather on that date was postponed until the following Thursday, was a grand success in every feature, and there is great credit due Geo. H. Frazier, the teacher for an excellent program, some of the numbers being very classic and would have been a credit to any school in a large city. In fact the whole school showed excellent training and much thought and study most have been given by him to each scholar to have reached so high a grade of efficiency.
Special mention must be given to the song by the school. “If We Were You and You Were Us” and to the Misses Margie Hogan, Johnnie Hogan, Mabel Arnold, and Frankie Woods in their quartet “The Last Day of School”.
Excellent music was furnished at intervals by Messrs. Will Stanley, Hugh and Henry Ibden.
The prizes were presented Saturday, May 21st by Prof. Claude Neely of Durant in an excellent speech. Eula Choate, winning the gold watch, locket and chain for having made the best advancement in her studies over the entire school, and Luther Trout, Stanton Carroll, and Amos Simonton, one dollar each for being the best spellers in their respective grades. Following is the program:
Song School If We Were You and You Were Us
Recitation Ida Cheney A Model Tea Party
Recitation Lee Wells We’re Just as Good as You
Recitation Eula Choate The Doll Baby Show
Song Bulah Couel, Lee Wells, Eleanor Carroll, Wilma Choate, Mabel Rice, Iva Trout
Recitation Amos Simonton The Twins
Recitation Arthur Colbert The Night Before Execution
Violin Solo Herbert S. Hart Calipe De Bagdad
Sketch of Washington’s Life Guy Choate, Lonnie Lewis, Stanton Carroll, Luther Trout, Dewey Lewis
Male Quartet Lead Me Gently Home
A Bunch of Flowers Eula Choate, Ova Trout, Lee Wells, Wilma Choate
Recitation Winnie Mae Wells I Can Do Anything in This World
Dialogue Ova Trout, Eleanor Carroll, Lee Wells, Ida Cheney, Wilma Choate, Mabel Rice
Recitation Russell Simonton Advice
Recitation Ada Mills Signing the Declaration of Indpendence
Presentation of Prizes by Prof. Claude Neely, Candidate for County Supt.
Donors of Prizes: Geo. H. Frazier, Herbert S. Hart
Violin Solo Herbert S. Hart
Recitation Winnie Mae Choate The Watch at the Sepulcher
Dialogue Earl Rice, Ruel Choate Shooting Star
Recitation Ova Trout The Little Seamstress
Recitation Cora Mills The Old Schoolmaster
Hiring the Servant
Song Ladies Quartet The Last Day of School