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High School Alumni Resolutions

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The followiiig were adopted by the Alumni Association and former teachers and pupils of the Ami Albor Higli School : "Whbbbas, In the ordering of an All-wiae Providenee, our beloved teacher, associate and friend, Prof. Walter S. Perry, bas been taken froni us by death, therefore, Resolved, That we enter upon record the following minute as expressing in some degree our deep sense of personal bereavement and public loss : "Superintendent Perry has been at the head of the public schools of this city for a period of twenty-seven years, be7ig at the time of bis decease the oldest superintendent in contiuuous service in the state. "During this period Mr. Perry bas guided the affairs of the schools with ftreat patience and wisdom, exhibiting in his intercourse with fellow teachers and pupils alike a trnly christian spirit of kindness and gentleness, and devoting liimself unspariugly to the discharge of bis duties and to the welfare of those under his influence. "We mourn in liis departure the teacher who always held up before hi.s pupils the ideal of a noble mauhood and womanhood, the man of spotless and exemplary life, who furnished a model of pure and beautiful character worthy of imitation ; the friend, who stood ready at all times to assist us by his counsel and to aid us in every worthy endeavor; the public-spirited citizen, who took the side of every righteous cause and gave his help to every good work. "In his death we have lost a beloved iriend and associate, and the coinmunity and the state have lost a man who was a blessed and potential force in promoting the interests of sound education and of the purest morality. Resolved, That a copy of this minute be sent to the bereaved family of Mr. Perry witli the assurance of our deep sympathy with them in the great sorrow that lias come upon them. Sect'y.


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