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Page 190 text:
"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
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,
'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
"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
"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
Page 189 text:
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
"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
Page 191 text:
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.
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