Adelphi University - Oracle Yearbook (Garden City, NY)

 - Class of 1907

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"Oh, Grace, here comes the trolley party back! Isn't it fine to see all the girls. Hello! Lottie and Lillian together, as usual. I-Iow are you ?" Ujiminy! girls, haven't you read our books-on '0pportunities in Co-operation ?" said Lillian. "Oh, hello, janelu said Gertrudeg "here's a copy of my 'Principles of Bossologyf Read it: it will do you good. Vtfhy, you know, when--" 'Oh, dry up, Gert," laughed Graceg "give somebody else a chance. I-Iere's Blanche Lopez, fairly aching to tell you how to be cunning and teach. Speaking of teaching, Matilda is Prof. of German in the Uni- versity of I-Iotelberg, right over around the corner. Adelaide Virginia McCann is giving dramatic lectures on 'Pronunciation as it is Said., Go on, jane, are any of, us married upstairs on earth, or teaching anything?" i "Yes, indeed, didnit you hear about Daisy VVilliamson and her romantic wedding? She was late, of course, and the bridegroom, think- ing she was going to cut, almost refused to give her another trial. I left Marian running a miniature Erasmus. I-Iall on the site of the old one. Elaine was teaching then-yes, it has always been co-educational. By the way, did you know that our boys were tied for the loving cup given to the champion fusser of America? They had a great discussion as to who was to keep it, but decided to live together in a bacheloi-'s apartment and so keep peace in the family." "Here comes our librarian, Blanche. I-Iello there! where's your better-half ?" "Chl I can't find Madolin anywhere." said Blanche in a most distressed tone. "IfVhat can I do without her?" "Cheer up, Blanche: here's Julie, wandering lonely as a cloud. Hows our champion prize-fighter and gymnast? Killed anybody yet ?" "No, but I'd like to." "Well, of all things, two Sunday school teachers and the author of 'First Principles of Baby 'Ialkf Wfell, E. Madeline, L. Oliver and Ethel, how goes the world? Getting along pretty well when you left it? Is Theresa still looking after the Hnancial world? And Carrie, the musical? I heard that Florence Powers had been appointed by the

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As It Will Be on the Styx It was a bright, sunny day on the banks of the Styx. The little bird-shades were singing blithely, and l'-1Sl1-Sll2lClCS jumped sportively in the clear stream, Along the shore wandered two shades of Adelphi girls of the famous Class of 1907, eagerly talking over old times. "VX7ell, janef' giggled Grace, 'fyou certainly are the last person I expected to see down here. Tell me about yourself, and all the others you left on the terrestrial globe. A good many of us are down here, but Genevieve is giving a trolley party to-day. You know she went crazy on the subject-after she made such a hit as a diplomat. Speak- ing of diplomacy, you know Gertie was the Tammany boss in the last campaign. She was a good one. all right, and had a lot of practice in college. But, lane, how was Ruth when you left ?" '1Oh, Ruth! havent you heard about her? Tt's perfectly splendid. She is managing an aslyum for 'Insane Treasurers and Professional Beggarsf She always was an altruist. You know lda and Helen have gone to South Africa as missionaries to the heathen. Ada is in China. T thought some of going myself, but T hnally..decided to be a trained nurse." "Oh, Jennie! you a trained nurse? You ought to be a mother superior. You know Edna is down here, taking care of all the lost souls. Most of us down here are married. Bessie and Lauretta, and little Ethel and Mabel and Grace Mills. Of course, Tm a confirmed old maid, tea-kettle, black-cat and all. Helen Roth is contributing-artist to "journal of the VVeird Shadesfi of which Florentina is editor. Grace Delano contributes poems, a la Browning and the pre-Raphaelite school. "Look over there, and see Rachel grinding away for dear life. That's her punishment for doing so much of it in college. Before she came here she ran a mill, but it failed, so she up and came down here to set up shopf' ' lane interrupted-"VVho is that up in that tree ?" "VVhy, don't you know? It is Laura W7alsh, expounding on the subject of evolution. She gave a course of lectures before the Truth and Beauty Society on the 'Impoliteness of Trying to Ape Your Ancestorsf "



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President, General Critic of the WVorld's NV'ork.' Here she comes now, perhaps she can tell us of the restf' ' "To be or not to be, that is the question," said Florence, abruptly. "Oh! did somebody speak? Please excuse me. Yes, Selma and May have happy little homes of their own, and are quite famous as house- keepers of the old-fashioned type. Janet Alice Fish and Alice Fuller, the other day, wandering around asking people to listen to their new theories on the subject of 'Protectionf They needed it themselves, but had an idea that force was negative rather than positive. Did somebody ask about Mary jane? She is teaching the Young ideas how to shoot triangles and squares properly. Come on girls, let's go back and see the old Adelphi. Theres a junior Prom. to-night, and it might lend to the attractions to see a lot of fossil shades." "All right in cried all. "Here's the elevator, let's go right up now." And as the crowded car departed, the shades of Erebus were brightened by the radiant glory of Adelphi 1907. v 66 ' 4' X x ' A ' is Muzi...

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