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Reception On May IS— Perkins PTA Plans To Honor Ray Furry Ray Furry, retiring principal of Perkins elementary school was born in a log cabin in Woorl-oo and who once taught, in a one- room school at a salary of $40 per month, will be tendered a public reception by the Perkins Parent-Teachers Association on Sunday, May 15, between the hours of 2 and" 4 p. m. During his slay al Obrock school, Lake-tp, starling in 1909, Furry taught all grades, one through eight, with an enrollment of 34 children. Two years later he was transferred to Moline two-room school in the same township. Later he became principal of a two-room school at Lime City, O. After working working as secretary to managers of the materials and crude rubber departments of the Goodyear Tire | & Rubber Co., Akron, Furry returned returned to teaching In 1914 in his) home town of Stony Ridge. He then went back to Lime City the following year. While at Tii- State Business College, after education education training at Woostcr College, Bowljng Green Stale Normal and extension work from Kent, he was called into service with the U. S. Army, in May of 1918, and served with the Supply Company, 326th F. A. of the 84th Division organized organized at Camp Taylor, Ky. From Winchester, England, he went to Camp De Sauge near Bordeaux, France. Live On Marshall-av. _ I I • i_i Furry is married to the former tOt rUDlIC HOTO Catherine Ickes and upon arrival 1 in Sandusky purchased a home on Concert By Elyria, Lorain And Marshall-av where they now live, | Sandusky A Cappella Groups RAY FURRY (Choirs Of Three Schools To Sing The couple has, two children, Eleanor, (Mrs. Virgil Lammers) Jiving in Anderson-tp near Mt. Washington, a suburb oi Cincin- Junior High, May 13. The combined High school a cappella cappella choirs of Elyria, Lorain and nati, and Richard, living in Los j Sandusky will present a joint con- Angeles. Grandchildren are Tom, cert to which the public is invited, Carol, Jerry and Sharon Lammers. Friday, May 13, at 8 p. m., in the Furry was given employment by (Junior High auditorium. Joseph Slarkey with the old Lake' Individual choirs will sing sev- Shore Electric Railway Co., ,ind;eral numbers and then combine in then, after a year, went to work!a massed choir of approximately for Farrell-Cheek Steel Foundry j oOO voices for six selections. Howard F. Hansen, Lorain choir director; J. Martin Beck, Elyria choir director, and Harold C. Kaufman, Kaufman, director of the Sanciusky choir, will each conduct two selections selections of the combined choirs. The three choral groups will assemble assemble in the afternoon for rehearsal, rehearsal, and then attend a dinner preceding the concert, with the local a cappella choir acting as Co. In 1921 he accepted a position us teacher-principal at Oakland school on Milan-rd, now a tavern known as "The Village." A stone house was used at the corner of Campbell-st and Strub-rd for the primary section. Eventually, in 1929, additions were made to the school and during the middle 1930's the Oakland school was discontinued discontinued and all children of thc 'i ,lfrrt Cor the visiting choruses, township, grades 1-6, transported 1 Director Kaufman pointed out by bus to Perkins. The school wasi tnal tnis choral festival is another modernized, six additional c | ass .(activity of the newly-formed Buck> rooms added plus a cafeteria, gym-; 1 *' 6 Conference. nasium. auditorium and shower 1 _ rooms in 1949-50 f 0Ur ThompSOIl GlTiS lurry is a member of the Meth-i _ ? is i ?M C ^r ers tTT e L : ,d f e 'i Get FHA State Honors r. & A.M.; Ohio Educational Association; Association; National Educational Association and National Congress Congress of Parents and Teachers, and served the Erie-co Farm Bureau as president, of-its co-op board. Will Operate Gardens He hopes, upon retiring in June, to continue raising vegetables and flowers at the Marshall-av truck garden, and to vacation in the west and the south. Mrs. Furry is a native Sanduskian. BELLEVUE, May 7 — Four Thompson High girls received the degree of "stale homemaker" and one was made regional vice-president vice-president at' the annual state convention convention of the Future Homemakers of America at Columbus. Girls getting the degrees were the Misses Mary McClenahan. .Mary Rospert, Marilyn Hansen and Gail Compton. Miss Norma Breigh- nor was made state regional vice-

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  1. The Sandusky Register,
  2. 07 May 1955, Sat,
  3. Page 5

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