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

 - Class of 1908

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Page 86 text:

A short distance down the hall-way Was the dwelling of Miss Bowen, Filled with vivid recollections Of the many times we'd Hunked there, Flunked. and gone away down-hearted, To return a little later When our lesson had been swallowed And we could recite it better. TIhen there were some other iiT'eachersh In alliance with the first ones; M iss McLeese. who gently taught us All the dry reigns of the English, From the time their country started, And expected us to know them. And not far away, Miss Dewey Helped the children with their Latin, Made them build the bridge with Caesar, Listen to the speedh 0f Cicero, G0 with Vergil on some journeys, And wind up with Composition, Changing English into Latin, Latin back again to English. And Miss Green, across the hall-way, Gave out rules for story-makinor, Rules for English composition, And the scholars had to write them, Tho' their hearts were sorely troubled, For they didnit like to do it. Now upstairs in this Was a room in am Was accustomed to s To all people Who as Would converse with While they tried to undij Here she taught to t 2! Of a good pronunciati: Taught them to pronoti'j, Not to call it Wk? in 4; And for nearly forty mfg . Kept it up until they leii And passed on to other To meet other learned And be led through paths Then, in turn, the math. 7 Lesson had to be expoun So Miss Gurd, by many Made upon the blackboarrjjj When two triangles were Or a line was perpendicum And the children, quaki'ng' Drew, as ordered, on the i Made their many-sid-ed And explained the use of fi- Reeling off the proper thVoi; And obtaining credit therefj,

Page 85 text:

' h," along the south side white-brick addition, n s set up for science, 2., and Chemistry, l fatal odors issued times fllled all the building, i i;- dents seek the windows l till all was over. i uch-used Laboratory, Prof. McClurepresided. .nds have often issued, f eaking tubes and beakers, Ens 0f weary scholars ed all things broken, "' into their pockets. fa little farther .,t which we hastened kalong the hall-way, . . i e dweller therein;- iotjher Teacher's, :put together. creased our terror, ?.rwd our felings; '2: often told us; thRight was in his every action. And our knees, they knocked together Till they scarcely Could uphold us, When the dreaded summons reached us To meet him within fhis olfhce. Last of all this row of Teachers All these awe-inspir'ing Teachers, Was Miss Bull, who held a chair down At the far end of the building. Reveled in her plants and blossoms, Reveled in the bugs and insects To be studied and examined By the classes which approached her. Tlhld the Teachers all were different, Each one teaching different subjects, Th-erels one thing all had in common: ' Each one were a look of wisdom, Deep and long-enduring wisdom: And'eaeh used the self-same markings, E for tlerrolr's, P for llper'fectfl G for llgrandfl and B for ltbuetter." Thus we had our standings graded In the Benton Harbor High School. --D. K, l08.



Page 87 text:

te Song. ?er- Kissed. the Kisses Came from Me. reaming, Dream of Me. 1e Girl from the Prairie. gut Whatever. Girl Again. . Free. Me. the Moonlight, Dear Louise- ff rday. :air Has Turned to Silver Grey. .7, See. Occupation. Singing, Serenading. Guarding at Miller. Mixing chemical concoctions. Coming and going. Working trig. problems. Unknown. Raising chickens. Writing notes. Minding his own business. Dreaming. Giggling. Typewriting. Contradicting her teachers. Catching hBobs." Housekeeper. Studying. ng if You Canht Love All the TimeSpooning. 'Tell the Rest. Managing. Ideal. A life Without quarrels. Partnership in a drug store. A second Paderewski. Anything but a doctor. Doubtful. To court right. To be as near WWright as possible. Solitude. T0 invent a left handed monkey wrench. A football star. Auburn hair. Kalamazoo. A business woman. Spinster. To get there. High ones. An authoress. T0 graduate. A home of her own.

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