Nov 19, 2009

Remembering Our Hero...

Following is the Program from the dedication ceremony to name a school in honor of Hugh Manley, held on April 26, 1929 at the Manley Junior High School in Chicago, IL...


MEMORIAL SERVICES

INTERNATIONAL UNION of OPERATING ENGINEERS
LOCAL 143

In Memory of
BROTHER HUGH MANLEY

FRIDAY EVENING, APRIL 26, 1929
at the
MANLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL

Polk Street and Francisco Avenue
CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

"Greater Love Hath No One Than This, That He Lay Down His Life For His Fellow Man"

Program

1. INVOCATION ~ Rev James P. Kiely
2. CHAIRMAN ~ President James J. Spain, Local 143, I.U.O.E.
3. SONG ~ ''Recessional" - Kipling, Apollo Quartet
4. ADDRESS ~ Mrs. Johanna Gregg, Former Member Board of Education
5. ADDRESS ~ Mr. John Howatt, Chief Engineer, Board of Education
6. SOLO ~ "The Old Refrain" - Fritz Kreisler, Miss Hazel Anderson, Soprano; Miss Rhea Shelters, Piano
7. ADDRESS ~ Mr. Joseph Gonnelly, Superintendent of Junior High Schools
8. SONG ~ "Going Home" - Dvorak, Apollo Quartet
9. ADDRESS ~ Mr. Ernest Withall, Business Manager, Board of Education
10 ADDRESS ~ Mr. William J. Bogan, Superintendent of Chicago Public Schools
11. SOLO ~ "There Is No Death" - Geofrey O'Hara, Miss Hazel Anderson, Soprano; Miss Rhea Shelters, Piano
12. ADDRESS ~ Mr. H. Wallace Caldwell, President, Board of Education
13. SONG ~ ''Good-bye" - Turnbull, Apollo Quartet
14. ADDRESS ~ Mr. John J. Cullinan, Past President, Local 143, I.U.O.E.


Inscription on Tablet Erected At Hugh Manley Career Academy

This tablet is erected in memory of HUGH MANLEY by the School Engineers of Chicago, Local 143 International Union of Operating Engineers of which he was a member and officer.

Hugh Manley sacrificed his life in the performance of his duty as Engineering Custodian of the Moos School where on March 7, 1923 by preventing a boiler explosion which would have probably resulted in loss of life to the faculty and pupils. He received injuries which ultimately resolved in his death.

In recognition of this heroic act the Chicago Board of Education has named this school in his honor as a lasting memorial.

"Greater Love Hath No One Than This, That He Lay Down His Life For His Fellow Man"

Tablet Committee

Jacob G. Bennema, Chairman ~ Garnet Fee ~ Edmond Herzog

Officers ~ Local 143
INTERNATIONAL UNION of OPERATING ENGINEERS

James J. Spain, President
Garnet Fee, Vice-President
James D. Dohney, Recording Secretary
Charles Christner, Financial Secretary
Jacob G. Bennema, Treasurer
Austin Waldron, Conductor
David Hyde, Guard
Nicholas A. Lies, Trustee
Fred Hickman, Trustee
Edmond Herzog, Trustee

Executive Committee

James J. Spain, Chairman
Charles E. Driscoll
Garnet Fee
Michael P. Sullivan
James Fleming
Jacob Bennema
Arthur McCracken
Arvid Olson
Edmond Herzog

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