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Subject: [VERMONT] 1947--Manchester,Vt.News
Date: Mon, 29 Dec 2008 23:06:49 -0500
Source, The Manchester Journal--Thur. June 12, 1947. Page 5.
Starting on Saturday of this week the 246th Yale University commencement
will be held. Thomas P. Ineson of this village will be graduated with
the degree of BS in the School of Engineering. Others from nearby
communities who are being graduated include: Richard K. Miles, Jr., of
Arlington; Daniel B. Risdon of Danby ; and William Francis Allen of
Mrs. Eleanor Moore Morgan, mother of Prof. Sherley W. Morgan of
Princeton, N. J., and Manchester, died at her home in New York City.
Mrs. Morgan was the widow of Asa Bushnell Morgan, manufacturer of cotton
goods at Cincinnati, Ohio. She had been a frequent visitor to Manchester
over a period of some years, Surviving , besides her son , is a
daughter, Miss Helen Harrison Morgan, who lived with her mother.
William E. Dailey of South Shaftsbury, engineer and contractor, who has
done considerable work in this area, has recently been awarded a
contract to hard- surface one and three quarters miles of highway on
Route 100, extending the pavement south from Moretown towards
Waitsfield. His bid of $82,851.50 is subject to concurrence by the
United States Public Roads administration. The contract calls for 1.755
miles of grading and black top surfacing beginning 4.1 miles south of
the Moretown-Waitsfield town line.
During the past week the bulk of the members of the staff of the Equinox
House, who were not already on hand, have arrived, and the hotel opened
yesterday with a house filled to overflowing. Several conventions are
slated for the first ten days of the season. The hotel does not
officially open until June 23rd. Morton Yoder, manager for A. Rea Ball,
has a head room clerk, Lloyd Eaton, who was on the desk last summer. J.
Vallie has returned for another season as the chef of the house. Perley
Crosby is again in charge of the dining room. James Roane, who has been
coming for some 30 or more years, is again head bellman and Clyde
Blackwell will be back at his usual position as doorman. Malcolm Mark
and his orchestra will return next week and Mrs. Derby Brown, hostess,
will also arrive on Monday.
Wilburton Inn, one of Manchester's foremost hostelries, under the
direction of J. W. Ortlieb and Robert J. Till, will open for the summer
season on Sunday, June 15th. A busy season is anticipated.
Joan H. Bixby
Genealogy not just a hobby, but a labor of love.