Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE)

 - Class of 1909

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Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE) online yearbook collection, 1909 Edition, Page 112 of 254
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EVF.RETT JAPANESE DRILL

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A paradoxical but true philosophy of life requires that we gather happiness by dispensing kindness, secure regard by yielding confidence, banish ugliness by implanting beauty, accumulate true wealth by lavishing great service, rise to eminence by courting real humility, and gain salvation by escaping selfishness. F. M. Gregg. In trying to estimate the value of the literary societies, we find that they cannot be estimated too highly, for they arc of great worth both to the participant in the program and to the listener, and so should be placed among the first organizations of the school. The practice afforded in these societies accustoms the student to express himself before the public, for which they should be commended highly. If the literary societies should be removed from the school life, a void would be felt by all. So let us all be true, loyal workers in our literary societies. A. J. Hill. jfc «. THE EVERETT SOCIETY Motto—Once an Everett always an Everett Colors—Orange and Black The Everett Society docs not neglect the social side. The society numbers over two hundred, and every member is made to feel at home in Everett Hall. A special feature of the social side was a reception given to the Everetts, for the Everetts, and by the Everetts, on the evening of November 27, which proved to be one of the most successful social functions ever given by the society. The second semester of our society opened with a good corps of officers and an increased enrollment, the greatest in its history, and the society is now in the most flourishing condition. The old piano, which has been a source of great annoyance to all Everett music lovers, was replaced with a fine Schiller piano, a splendid instrument of which the Everett Society may be justly proud. The program committee was very successful in giving first-class programs. Throughout the semester they held to the high standard of the Everett Society. The general plan of the program committee was to arrange programs appropriate to the time, as the St. Patrick’s program, given the Friday evening following St. Patrick’s Day; another was the Musical given in honor of the one hundredth anniversary of Chopin. Onr hundred sevrn PROF. F. M. GREGG, ADVISOR



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ANNUAL OPEN SESSION May 28. 1909 Edward Everett Piano Solo .... Reading ....... Music ......... Oration ........ Piano Quartette Miss Ellenberger Cuttings from Enoch Arden with Strauss Music Everett Orchestra Misses Van Dricl, Larimer, Heck and Hansen Farce in one act THE SILENT SYSTEM ---Mr. Tyler .....Selected ..Miss Hanks .....Selected Mr. Eastwood ......Selected A PAGE FROM A MT. VERNON GIRL’S LIFE BY LENA FREIDAY Given in Everett. Friday. December 11 A student sat with countenance grim And studied with all her might, For lessons were piled up miles in height, And at ten out goes the light. In feverish haste she studies on Trying in vain to think, And to add to the general confusion of things The lights gave their warning blink. A frenzy now seized the throbbing brain At thought of lessons not done, And she plainly saw on the morrow's morn She must rise ere the radiant sun. On her pillow the weary student tossed. Dreaming of days on the farm, When seeming only a short half-hour. She hears that unwelcome alarm. Dismayed again by lingering lights She dresses in general clamor But says, "When done I'll have some time To ‘cram’ for that ‘test' in Grammar.” The terrestial world began to fade While pondering over the noun. And she wished the buildings got their light From the power plant of the town. The ardent ring of the breakfast bell Brought forth the imnetuous “Oh. Stung!” Then time for that daily plan to write She searched for from the time it rung. But suddenly she thinks of chapel And says. "Where there's will there's a way,” So there to the tune "Lead Kindly Light" She writes out the plan for the day. From class to class she hastily goes. But peeks at her theory of light. And learns of Miss Goshen that toes aren't used In the complicated process of sight. Evening was on and she happily thought Of two days from the work she hated. When a gentle tap told her in the parlors below A young man sat and waited. Her fur and gloves, a hat and muff She was hastily accumulating When in came a hunch of jolly girls To tell all about the skating. Over their glorious trip out and their long walk back, They seemed to be much elated. And she quite forgot the parlors below. Where a young man wearily waited. After preliminary moves She hurriedly descended the stair. But minutes had seemed like hours to him And she found him in great despair. Everett's musical program was on for the night. She gave Wallenhoupt's “Whispering Wind,” But the issuing sound from those rattling keys Recalled a tornado to mind. These lines I have endeavored to write To show to the world in what haste A Mt. Vernon girl goes thru the school. Without any time to waste. One hundred nine

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