Mugivan School Dedicatioon 4-20-1931
accident, Â£ VrÂ£ t ' re- and con- Â·St Charles Catholic School Is Dedicated Sunday at Peru with an Impressive the Bergman who ft he of know Peru, Ind., April 10--(Tribune Speuia!)--The 250 pupils oÂ£ St. Charles' Catholic school here w i l l soon move into their new $123,000 building, the exact date as yet being unknown. The picture shows tho new structure,Hhe -old cchool b u i l t in 1S73, the rectory, and tho parish church, the entire piant filling the second block west oÂ£ the county courthouse in Fifth street. The now school was made possible by gifts from tho congregation the building fund being started a little more t h a n ' a year ago by a 330,000 rncm'oria'. gift by Mrs. Jerry Mugivan in honor ol her husband, widely known circus magnate who died in January, 1930.. O u e bronze plaque just inside ihe entrance is a , memorial to Mr. and Mrs. Mugivan j'Rev. Charles and another plaque to all other :J "* "' of the parish..The parochial school as now', organized comprises the eight elementary grades and a three-year commercial course for girls. The flno new building lias rooms that wil| not - be uaed at nrst, and provides IOM- expansion that may 'possibly i n c l u d e ja regular four-year high school^ curriculum, A complete kitchen 'ar.d a combination auditorium -gymnasium arc a part of the new plant. Dedicatory oxerclaes -were held Siinday commencing with a dinner served at noon from the new Idtch- cn by women of the church. The remainder o f - t h e program: p. m.: Blessing of the' new building.by Rt, Rev. John F.-.NolI, Bishop of Fort .Wayne. ' , Addresses by Bishop. Noll, Very with interior and exterior photo- j n Inspection of, school. S p. m.; Piny.. ' "Mother Mine." presented ; in new a u d i t o r under the direction, of Rex de solli, 'pageant' director for the genbeck-Wallaco.-circus. Special vocal selections wil presented by Mr. and Mrs. Roy tano, operatic singers with the Hagenbcclo-Wallacc show. An'historical souvenir book, "Our New "School," is being published the S'.. Charles school and will be on sale. The book is illustrated ' graphs of ti'.c new school, others o f ' t h f i 'old school, the church, graduates of the school, and other persons prominent in the church. donors. Rev. John Schmilz is pastor O'Donnell, C. president of Notre Damc' y ity, and' Hon. Harvey Col attorney. Â· --- -- | Board The local parjsh was first organ-; j. a. v-., -i-cd. and a ' C h u r c h built univers- The original church stood where j le, Peru j.tho,new school.'has been built. was ocstroycd by fire. Â«!.,Â« ..... ^ S.