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On Saturday evening, September 21. the Y. W. C. A. and Y. M. C. A. gave the annual reception for the purpose of welcoming the new students and providing a means by which the student body might become better acquainted. A large number of students assembled in the gymnasium and were delightfully entertained. From tastily decorated booths, dainty refreshments were served. It was with some hesitancy, at the “blinking” of the lights, that each guest departed for his home after having spent such a pleasant evening.
The Everett and Philomathean Literary Societies gave a reception to the new members October 2. Each society assembled in its respective ball, where excellent programs were given. The program was followed by a general reception. at which light refreshments were served.
On the evening of October 1. the Senior class met in the chapel. A short program, consisting of music and short talks by our advisor and class president, was offered. After the program, the class repaired to the gymnasium, where “a dandy good time” ensued. After some little time had elapsed, the Senior Band played a lively strain and the guests united in a grand march, which was led by Professor Beck. After the grand march, toothsome viands were served. Upon leaving the “gym” each member of the class felt this reception had accomplished its purpose—class unity.
All of the classes gave Hallowe’en parties and by all reports '"'cry one had a splendid time. •. • jY
The Trainers party was held in the “engine house,” which was quite appropriately decorated for the occasion.
The Sophomores crept down to the “lower regions” of the library, where they were received by witches and ghosts. It was a “spooky” affair, but it was nevertheless greatly enjoyed.
The Juniors gathered in Philo and Everett halls. The rooms were beautifully decorated in class colors and the electric lights were shaded by Jack-o’-lanterns. Among the splendid devices of entertainment were the Gypsy camps, the witches’ caldron, and the ghost scene from Hamlet.
“On Hallowe’en at eight o’clock.
Thrice, please, upon the Gym door knock.
And there before you you may see The wondrous things which are to be."
Upon entering the gymnasium the Senior girls were received by the boys, who appeared as little tads wearing knee trousers, blouse waists and large tics A program was given consisting of recitations, songs, playing horse, jumping rope, etc., and each little lad acted out his part very nicely. The remainder of
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