Benton Harbor High School - Greybric Yearbook (Benton Harbor, MI)

 - Class of 1908

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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, clizipei'on. .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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CLASS PROPHECY. 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 ion i. ;. did 1. ought it was you. 0W are you and where have you been tr 9 ,, 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 were lostW 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 gold mine? 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 by everyone?



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. 34v iidrawing a fat salary as coach for the foot- ere? IIAnd did he tell you about Leon Hill? IINOW :1 iiYou remember his first exploring tour 4; ial t0 the Hudsonein the interest of "Yes." : "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 iyyot yet? 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 classmate? 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 married? - 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 sort? . 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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