Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE)

 - Class of 1909

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Wednesday, December 23.—Students take the hint and ”23’’ for home. Christmas vacation. I anphere is so hilarious that he discards his hat at Nebraska City. Monday. January 4.—Students return. Everybody is “just tickled to death” to see everybody else. Great improvement noticed because of a few square meals of “mother’s cooking.” Tuesday, January 5.—Hen Bedell returns from Sioux City after several weeks' visit. Wednesday, January 6.—120 below zero. Thursday, January 7.—Rowan's House afire. All firemen called out. Bennie upset the lamp while curling bis hair. Breathes there a boy with soul so dead Who never to himself hath said. As out of tlie door he sticks his head O11 a day like this, “Let's go skating." Friday, January 8.—Miss Goshen tells fish stories at Philo. Gives a vivid description of how she followed a salmon up the stream and over a water-fall. Saturday, January 9.—Jesse Hendricks announces his determination to con-cjtter and annex France. Sunday, January 10.—The various paths leading to the rural districts are explored by students. Monday, January 11.—Professor Hendricks leads chapel devotional exercises amid great applause from Junior boys. Tuesday, January 12.—Senior Men's Indoor Baseball Team accept the challenge of the Faculty Boys' Team. Wednesday, January 13.—Sleet covers the sidewalks. Mitton’s dignity takes a flop in front of the chapel. Everybody pleased. Thursday, January 14.—Searson (in Literature Class)—“The things which minister to our bodily needs do not become tiresome to us. Now, class, do bread and butter ever get old?” Several students in unison—“Yes! They do at our house.” Friday, January 15.—Evcrsole and Garcy exchange girls by mistake after society. Great consternation. Saturday. January 16.—Best and Blackstone (the hot air specialists) have their hands frozen with liquid air. Sunday, January 17.—Miss Woods becomes hysterical because she doesn’t know how to turn off the heat from the tireless cooker. Monday. January 18.—Professor Hendricks finds Miss Buhrtnan bolding Blackstone’s hand in the laboratory. She explains by saying she was examining the spot which was frozen Saturday evening. Tuesday, January 19.—Skinner loses his side-burns. A very sad parting, indeed. Everyone sympathizes. Wednesday. January 20.—Lost—An overcoat. Finder please return to McDowell or Seeley. Query: Whose overcoat is it? Thursday, January 21.—Juniors inspect the Seniors practicing for Class Day. Two hundred iwen ylhree

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Thursday, November 26.—Students in Peru dream of Thanksgiving dinner smiling at them across the distance. Friday, November 27.—Miss Goshen (in psychology)—“An excess of stimuli causes pain. Give an example.” Miss Davis—“Squeezing hands.” Miss Goshen —“Well! I don’t know.” Saturday, November 28.—Dr. Mathes, president of the State Normal of Washington, gives us a very interesting lecture on Washington state and its resources. Monday, November 30.—Knoll skips teaching. Is seen talking energetically and with many gestures to Miss Tally. Wednesday, December 2.—Jesse Hendricks makes first appearance at Mt. Vernon Hall. He goes to see France. Friday, December 4.—Scholl objects seriously to the length of Philo business meeting. Why ? Sunday, December 6.—First snow. Moore and Campbell order sleigh. Moore sends comp, to Dorm. Gets better acquainted with dorm, rules and countermands his order for sleigh. Monday, December 7.—Skinner finds sideburns lost by W. L. Best. Peru defeats Shenandoah, score 33 to 28. Tuesday, December 8.—Hendricks goes to Revival meetings at Christian Church and is requested to sing in the choir. “No, I can’t sing as it doesn’t even run in the family.” Wednesday, December 9.—Russell Whitfield finds the dormitory door and enters. Great rejoicing within. Thursday, December 10.—Webb Ray goes to chapel with his shoes unbuttoned. Friday, December 11.—Outlines for future life filled out in chapel. Queer why so many girls wrote matrimony. Saturday, December 12.—Swenson notifies the seniors that he has an assistant in his mind which he would like to have by his side. Monday, December 14.—Professor Hendricks takes strenuous exercise in gymnasium and throws his finger out of place. Tuesday, December 15.—Professor Scherer forgets to lead noon-day prayer meeting. When questioned as to the reason, he says, “Dog-on-it, I forgot it.” Wednesday, December 16.—Best shows his ability as nursery appurtenance by carrying a squalling child from the chapel. Thursday, December 17.—Duncanson (reading an announcement)—“The Ciceronian Society meets this evening at 4:30 in the V. W. rest room.” Friday, December 18.—Searson again informs the class in Senior reviews that certain facts arc like the ghost of Banquo. Sunday, December 20.—Meyer (after coming home from the dorm.)—"Gee! But I wish Saturday and Sunday came oftener.” Monday. December 21.—Professor Scherer wears a grin because of basketball victories. Tuesday. December 22.—Overholt repairs chapel rostrum during chapel and faculty look on approvingly. Ttvo hutidrsd Itt'fnfvtteo

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Friday. January 22.— Senior Class Day. “Hurrah for ’09.” Saturday. January 23.—Cartney has finished “Alice in Wonderland” and begins "Lucy's Wonderful Globe.” Monday. January 25.—Regular meeting of art club in dormitory parlor. Miss Stoner plays the part of Sherlock Holmes along Lover's Lane and forgets to attend. Tuesday, January 26.—-Joy (Morgan) reigns in library this afternoon and confusion worse confounded reigns in one corner of it. Wednesday. January 27.—John Lang and Glenn Jenkins have a "class scrap” in chapel. Thursday, January 28.—Inmates of Oak Glen took a midnight sprint to sharpen their appentites. • Friday. January 29.—Patchin at Everett DOMES 11C SCIENCE literary contest rails at female blandish- ments. In his dream that night he evolves a plan for escaping them. Saturday, January 30.—Philo program. Moore makes a hit by his frequent use of the word “ten-den-cy.” Monday, February 1.—Swenson brings bull-dog to chapel to protect Jenkins from John Lang. Tuesday, February 2.—Dramatic Club postpone regular meeting because of an "important Junior class meeting” which was to be kept secret. Wednesday, February 3.—Junior Class Day. Professor Howie sprains ankle hurrying to get to chapel on time. Thursday. February 4.—Thirty boys hunt dinner. Gilbert says "23.” Friday, February 5.— Saturday. February 6.—Hurst's Rasket-Ball team from Falls City refuse to finish the game. Sunday. February 7.—Ray Sims re|x rts six chairs broken on the little ones in Tccum-seh. The School Board prepare to engage the entire output of a reliable chair factory. Monday, February 8.—Zoology students dissect the pigeon. “Poor little thing.” Tuesday. February 9.—Miss Goshen dis- cards her Ladd’s (Psychology) for Angell’s. No ladics ‘societies for me Girls all in mourning. PATCHIN Two hutnirtii I’v nty-fout

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