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Junior Class Prophecy
After ten years of teaching, my family decided I needed a much earned va-
cation, and insisted on me taking a trip around the world. One of the spots they
especially wished me to visit was the Thousand Isles, and expressed a desire that I
stay a year at each of them. So I decided I had better take a chance of a life time
and make my journey.
I had lived in Philadelphia for a number of years and was glad to shake its
Quakerish dust from my new pumps, so I left for New York, where I intended to
complete my wardrobe.
I landed there at 2:10 and went to my hotel to rest until dinner time. While
glancing over the "New York Sun", a familiar name caught my eye. I started-
could it be possible? Yes, there was no mistake, there in inch letters in glaring black
type, UPASSING SHOW Ol" 1941. Mary Crane Starring in 'WHERE IS MY WAN-
DERING BOY TONIGHT' ". My heart stood still, my eyes wandering around the
room fell on the telephone. After many unsuccessful attempts, I finally located her.
I made an appointment with her for ten o'clock the next morning. VVe would go
The next day I hurried to our prearranged meeting place but Mary was late.
After awhile, a neighboring clock struck eleven and I started to retrace my steps.
Suddenly I heard a grating of wheels and a smashing of glass. A shrill cry and a
familiar voice upraised in anger. I turned to see Mary alight from a taxi that had
collided with a passing truck. She was dressed in the latest fashion. After a bit I
started away, but Mary insisted I must see Wilma.
"Wilma, who?" I asked.
"Wilma Knellerl' she replied, HThat is her taxi. That long nosed boob from
the sticks hit us tmaybe you remember him, Robert Harrisj. Lets make our way
thither". Then I turned. Standing there in the street was Wilma with her arms on
her khaki clad hips, her jaw protruding. She was telling Robert her true opinion
of his clumsiness. I will spare you that, you'd not believe it anyway, and then Wilma
swung around sinartlyg straightening her cap and stray locks. She greeted me with
the old time smile and friendly grip of the hand. After a few remarks, Mary and I
took our leave and strolled up the avenue when Mary exclaimed, "Oh, sayl Do you
know what Jo Shepperd is doing?" Of course I did not and I felt something astound-
ing was coming. "She is dancing in the biggest cabaret in New York and brings
down one hundred berries a night. Laverna Wallace and Mildred Allen are running
a delicatessen shop in Greenland. And Thressa Sanders runs a telephone exchange in
Siberia, a real Bolshevik too. Did you hear about Leonard McDowell. He is an ar-
chitect and Leon married a Widow Smith, I believe. They've gone to Alaska on
By this time we were strolling down Fifth Avenue. We saw two women
coming toward us, dressed in the latest fashion of trouser dresses and henna red hair.
As they passed us we were too astounded to speak. "Elizabeth Burns and Edith
Quackenbush, Fifth Avenue Vamps. Can you beat that?" Mary cried, and straight-
way fainted. I got her safely home and when she came to she said she had forgotten
to tell me about a dinner party that I was invited to.
"Where'?" I asked, for who in New York knew me?
"VVith Miss Willa Johnston, the greatest Ziegfield Folly Girl." She replied.
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Floyd is fond of sunny nooks,
And shady bowers too.
He likes them better than his books Y
Because he knows they're few. V Q
MARY GENTRY-Commercial. '
Commercial Club .
She's a smiling girl of the Junior crowd, 'IA
Who's always quiet-never loud,
She has her lessons all the days, '
For in the end. she says it pays.
Catherine is a studious girl
She does her work quite well,
But when she ever does it. I1 4
Is more than we can tell.
MARTHA CLARK-commercial. '
Junior Class Play
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Martha likes to study ,N
She never shirks her work.
Her cheeks are bright and ruddy
When in the cold she lurks. . "T
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At that party I met quite a few old friends. Iver Hansen, who runs the big-
gest clothing store in New York, Eddie Peak, who is a coach in Central High School,
New York City, and Mary Evelyn Baumgardner who is teaching the children in a
Mission in the slums of New York.
The next day I sailed for Cuba and upon arrival I received a cable from New
Hotel De Blank
Look up Charles Embree Ranch Frog Legs
I didn't know what to do but decided to investigate. After two days of search-
ing I found what I sought in a rural directory. "Charles Embree, Frog Villa, occupa-
tion, manufacturing frogs, exporting legs, No. 598362144 Thunderf' I called him up
and asked him how he was getting along in this popular occupation, and he said,
"Finances aren't so good as prohibition has taken all the hops out of the frog legs."
But he added, "Did you know Leonard Carlson and Louise Repplinger and Clyde
Townsend are working for me out here? They are all fine" After an extended
conversation we stopped.
My next port was Cape Town, South Africa. After a thirty day travel into
the jungle, and having camped for the night we heard the "Zula Zula" of the can-
nibal and rushed to see what was the matter fafter we had seen to it that we were
all heavily armedj. Peeping through the bushes we found in a clearing that the
cannibals had four people tied to posts ready to burn them. We rushed up and when
the men in our party had killed the cannibals, we turned our attention to the ones
tied to the posts. Who could they be? Well, would you believe it? Constance
Myers, Dean Hood, Mary Gentry and Rex McGuigan.
We brought them into safety, and after a little persuasion they decided to
accompany me on the rest of my trip. On our way to Algiers they told me of many
of the old class mates. They said Bill Finefield was a yell leader in a Chinese College
and Donald Lichty was water boy for the team at the same place. They also asked me
if I knew that Earnest Neville was still in Creston running a butcher shop on Adams
street, and that Andrew Harsh had taken his father's place in the bank.
We finally arrived at Algiers to find that we had just missed Dorothy Riley
who was there to buy jewelry, from those savages, for the Riley Jewelry Shoppe in
After traveling through Spain and Portugal and Southern France we came
to Paris. When we had spent several days there we decided to go to a theatre to
see a famous dancer. As the curtains parted I thought the slender dancer looked
familiar, and after straining my eyes a while I decided it was-Oh, it couldn't be-
Virginia Snoderly. She was wonderful and I found her orchestra accompanists were
made up of Thomas Hawkins, directory Philip Hipes, saxophone, Francis Dwyer,
pianist: and many other strange people. At the close of the performance we went
back of the stage and Francis told us that Helen McCue was taking a rest cure in
Spain, having broken down from overwork.
When we left Paris we went through Monte Carlo where we found Bernice
Wilson, the wife of a millionaire, and leading her old man a merry chase.
In Turkey we found Minnie Schultz and Jessie Martin running a day nursery,
and heard that Harry Dawson and Wayne Lamb were running a dancing school in
China.' They were fast making a name for themselves.
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