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Page 80 text:
sat in seats decorated with green and white and gave
our vells and class songs which the girls Of the C1355
had composed. .
Commencement night our mascot, a white teddy
bear, which was seated in a green hoop during the
exercises. mysteriously WI vanished. Although we
found no trace of it we still mourn its loss. .
The morning after commencement, about nine
o'clock. the class set out in a hayrack for Poittawat-
omie lark. After the picnic dinner dancing was en-
iOVCtl. Harry Vawter and Eva Alden furnished the
iniisic. About five we started for home, determined
to go again next year and have as good a time.
7 One week after school began in 1907 the present
Senior class was organized and our officers elected:
Emmett 'llay-lor. president; Daisy Kelley, Vice-presi-
dent: Eva Pearl, secretary; Ralph Cunningham, treas-
urer; M11 Williams. class counselor; and Miss Bowen,
.Xt the second business meeting we decided to
publish an Annual which should excel all others in in-
terest as well as talent. Those who purchase one this
year will find this is true.
Two beach parties were enjoyed, one at St. Joi-
scph and one at Hig'man Park. The hayrack ride, the
supper which awaited us and the pleasant evening
spent at the home of Leda Granger will long be re-
mcmhei-eil. One of our number has become quite a
hypnotist and displayed his power by bringing two
members of the class under his spell. The class has
hml three delightful dancing parties; a llHnskin" Beeh
at Fair Plain; a leap t
given by six boys of the: i
In athletics we have
In foot-ball there were
Bishop, Horace Easton,.
ert Belknap. In basket-
Hill, James Dewey, Gun
The Senior basket-ball t
pionship and are champ
gan. In base-ball there
was captain for this
Hill, J. B. Bishop, Guy .'
the track meets Will Bast
and Leon Hill have cam
Not only have the f a
letics but also in debating;
Junior year, we won the
Harry Young was given
district oratorical contest
trict contest. ;
T he Seniors who g1
are Florssie Wells, Daisy
Granger, Emmett Taylw
order of commencement,
somewhat, for much to?
not sit on the stage anti;
given mostly by the Cl a i
N ow, although the
in name, let us go on .
chosen motto, IIBe and;
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i E: Onltlboard the Baltic, two days out from
" Date, 1918.
IIConfound it! There goes a girl Iive
a dozen times in the last forty-eight hours,
'vcvenit seen her before Illa I wonder if it
t ,t be she. Ah, I have it, it is Jessie Rus-
- she comes now. Iill introduce myself and
aPardon me, but arenit you Miss: Jessie
our face seems familiar. My name is
ey Lowe, of Denver?
" "I used to know a Harvey Lowe. We
, school in Benton Harbor together?
'.. Then arenit you Jessie Russell? I
7a: Benton Harbor High School with
;. did 1.
ought it was you.
0W are you and where have you been
,, I went to college, then taught school
a inding my hard earned savings globe
"What have you been doing ?i,
"nothing much in general. I saved a
vested in real estate in Denver. The
jgnot half bad--so you see I donit
6 time. You remember I always
, f ,w
i you heard anything from Benton
H. L.: IINot for several years. We. moved
West after my sister graduated and as I dislike to
write letters, my means of hearing from the old home
f. R: IIWell, I stopped over there a short time
ago. The place is quite changed. W hile there, I saw
several of our classmates. Do you remember Anna
Agens and how she used to like the boys? She is
an old maid now by choice and will not look at a man,
or a boy either as far as that goes?
H . L.: IISo Gretchen has turned out to be a
man hater, has she? W ell, that is. funny. I always
thought she,d have a dozen men at her nod and beck.
I met INeddy, Anderson a few weeks ago in Chicago.
He was then trying to find a market for his cider.
He said he was running a large mill near Sodus. You
remember the four inseparables-Emmett Taylor,
DaiSy Kelley, Mike McGowan and Hlazel Watson.
Ned said they were living on a farm near him. raising
cabbages and seemingly happy?
I. R.: IIT'hat reminds me of Jim and Louise.
They used to live in Sodus, you know. Well, after
graduating Jim went to Montana and discovered a
H. L.: III heard that he had?
I. R: IIHe is living in New York City now
and has one of the finest houses there. Louise does
the honors on the Hat homeii days and is much 'liked
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iidrawing a fat salary as coach for the foot-
IIAnd did he tell you about Leon Hill?
:1 iiYou remember his first exploring tour
4; ial t0 the Hudsonein the interest of
: "Since then he has annexed the latter
has company in all his expeditions?
"The day before sailing, I was. at New-
7 in the races. I met iIPetei, Kinney. It
be and Harold Sessions have combined
' and are spending their time playing the
a said that Sessions was having a hard
ends meet because of his large family.
r ing prosperous, however?
J?Speaking of large familiesr-you know
" p came from one of that, kind. He is
. D. in Riverside. I was told that he
are partners. IPat, is an under-
;i-' the two they make piles of. money?
?Let us change the subject, it is alto
some. Have you seen todayis' wire-i
it tells of another internationai mar-
rious Prince Hardup has married an-
'ety belles-Florence Freestone. They
Kt says in an airship, one of the relia-
ke, invented, patented, manufac-
tured, run and repaired by Chester Houghton. our old
f. R: III had a ride in one of that make once
and I think they are not worth anything. The engine
broke down before we got started. We have another
representative from our class in New Y ork society.
Flora Miller has been attracting attention there late-
ly. While in the city I called on her. You wouldnt
know her now. She used to be so quiet, you know.
Well, she is completely changed to an all-around
society girl. Let us see. We have mentioned almost
everyone in the class, havenit we ?ii
H. L.: iiNO, there are Elva Tambling, Mabel
Rusch, Zora Inman and-Ji
f. R: gOh, I know about them. They have
formed a company, and obtained .a corner on shoe-
strings, raised the price to hve cents a pair, and have
become? enormously wealthy; incidentally they are
H. L.: UfIFine. By-the-way when I was in Chi-
cago, I' had a funny experience. I met a persistent
and very voluble pneddler, who had some sort of shoe
: polish to sell. MI thought I recognized the fellow and
when I got a chance to say a word I found it was
Harry Xoung. You know he always had anvery ex-
tensive vocabulary and was very fond of using it?
I. R.: iIYes,, and for that reason I thought he
would be an orator or a preacher or something of that
H. L.: IISo did I, but you cant tell what the
world has in store for these talented people?
I. R: IiT'hat is true. Take us for instance."
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