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Subject: [VERMONT] 1947--Peru, Vt. News
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 22:46:27 -0500
Source, The Manchester Journal--Thur. June 12, 1947. Page 4.
PERU, VT .
The Middleton and Nickerson homes have been opened for the summer
Miss Lucille Paige is at home for an unscheduled vacation from the
Rutland High School on account of flood damage in that city.
Mrs. Frank Frazier and daughter of Syracuse, N. Y., are at the home of
her parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Adams. Mr. Frazier was there for the
Mrs. Ina Thompson and daughter, Mary Louise, of Manchester Depot, were
at the home of Mrs. Thompson's father, D. B. Stone, during the week end.
The Peru school closed for the summer vacation on Friday. The pupils,
accompanied by their teacher, Miss Dickinson, enjoyed a picnic at Vilas
Pool on Thursday. Graduation exercises were held in the church on
Friday, when the following programs was given: Processional, Graduates ,
Invocation, Rev. R. A. Burn, Famous Americans : Jane Addams, Janet Lord;
Theodore Roosevelt, Arthur Buell; Horace Mann, Herbert Batchelder, Class
song, Graduates and chorus. Great speaker, Martin E. Powell.
Presentation of diplomas, Miss Jessie Farnum, Recessional, Graduates.
The graduates are Janet Norma Lord, Arthur Ernest Buell and Herbert
Leroy Batchelder. David Farnum acted as junior marshal, and the chorus
was made up of David Farnum, Frances Lord, Frances Shattuck, and Ronald
Wilkins, with Mrs. R. A. Burn as accompanist..
A service appropriate for Children's day was given on Sunday morning by
the school children under the direction of Rev. R. A. Burn and Miss
Dickinson, in place of the usual morning service.
Joan H. Bixby
Genealogy not just a hobby, but a labor of love.