Fort Wayne Daily News, May 29, 1909, Sat. p.10

Fort Wayne Daily News, May 29, 1909, Sat. p.10 - MANY PEOPLE THERE THE FIRST ANNUAL FIELD DAY...
MANY PEOPLE THERE THE FIRST ANNUAL FIELD DAY BROUGHT OUT BIG CROWD Traction Company Handled Over Eight Thousand Passengers to the Park It l aiioinly efelmiated hat from eight to ten thcMissiiid people were piibent at the Driving paik Fiidayaft einuoii to witness the fiist annual field da of the Fort Wavne public hchools Thv event was ery successful in even pmUeular and a neat Bum was realized above the actual expenses whkh will be devoted to puuhaising additional equiprmnt for the fuither - ance of phytlcil culiuie training in the citv schools The piogTani commenced shortly after 2 oclock and thanks to the apa - ble work of Professor Henry Meer Miss Carrie Snlvely and a coips of Judges each event took place on scheduled time and the full program was gone through by oclock A torps of assistants from the Turners consisting of Mestis Felget Nlcs Fieuehtenlcht Fortriede Slniminger Luenliei ei and lieckel and Messrs nittei JroBJean Hobhatt Fjench and Knight from the high school acted acted as judgeb and btaiters In the various various events The last eent on the progiam a mass drill by 2000 pupils plowed to he one of the most teniark able sights evei witnessed In Foit Wayne and each pupil performed his or hei pait with exact piecisioq The Dining paik was donated for the oc casioti The ti action com pan as con - fionted with a haul pi obit m in moving moving the people fioni the paik to the clu at the close of the eveicihes and although even cai at the compan b demand Including General Manager Kjnnions pihate tai Lawton was piessed IntuseMite It was Impossible to iuoe the tlnong without deli The suniinai of etnts Jhls rftaid Hash 3 3

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  1. Fort Wayne Daily News,
  2. 29 May 1909, Sat,
  3. Page 10

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