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Alumni of Friendship Hold Banquet.

Eighty-Four Members and Guests Attend Annual Affair.

Friendship, July 2-- Eighty-four members and their guests were present at the 1932 banquet of the Alumni Association of Friendship High School, held at the Friendship Inn Coffee Shoppe on Thursday evening, June 30, at six-thirty o'clock.

The address of welcome and greeting to the class of '32 was made by President Paul T. Simpson, '30.

Toasts and brief addresses by various alumni were as follows:

Musical numbers were:

At the business session, President Paul T. Simpson and Secretary Carl L. Gilbert, '18, were re-elected to their respective offices. It was unanimously voted that the annual banquet and get-together, previously held as part of the commencement week activities, be continued.

The association has in its membership two residents of Friendship, Lorenzo M. Waite, class of 1876, and Miss Lillian Hosley, class of 1880, of "Friendship Academy and Union School," now Central Rural School of Friendship.

The concluding event of the sixty-eighth commencement week's program was the commencement dance, which followed the alumni banquet and was given at the high school gymnasium by the junior class.

[Times Evening Herald, Olean, New York, July 2, 1932, p. 3]

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