Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE)

 - Class of 1912

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II Alt I) TIMES 1'AltTY (The cuiur ffiarii uJimra party The first senior class party of the year was held in the west rooms of the administration building on the evening of November i, 1911. The purpose of this gathering was to become better acquainted, and what better time could have been chosen than the bewitching season of Hallowe’en? The rooms were appropriately decorated for the occasion with corn fodder, oak boughs and various members of the faculty in the forms of jack-o-lanterns. At seven thirty, about a hundred seniors appeared. All were grotesquely attired in calico dresses, overalls and bandanna handkerchiefs and each carried a parcel for which he had no use. The evening's fun begun when these packages were rapidly exchanged. When this was accomplished, the signal was given and each person unwrapped the parcel then in his possession. Everyone was delighted with his souvenir and l’rofessor Del ell seemed especially fond of his cake and cayenne pepper. After indulging in many other amusements, the class was divided into animal families and intuitively these wild creatures fell upon the trail of cider, doughnuts, apples and pumpkin pic. Then came the grand march, at the close of which a beautiful Peru pennant was awarded to Miss Margaret Anderson for being the most typical representative of “the hard times in Nebraska.” And at last, when the revelry was over and we wended our way homeward, the great yellow moon smiled proudly down upon us and her gentle voice could be heard floating through the miles of ether, softly saying: Se-Sc-Sen-i-i-ors, Seniors! One huuilrtil fi lu four

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A Srrakfast in the Unofca As soon as officers were elected, Professor Delzell suggested that it was necessary to hold a party for the purpose of getting acquainted. Not having forgotten the good time at the beginning of the Junior year, someone moved that another out-of-doors breakfast be held. The motion carried unanimously. At six thirty o’clock one Saturday morning, ninety merry, wide-awake seniors met in front of the chapel, and, directed by Mr. Delzell, started westward. Soon Mr. Delzell appeared and led all out over the hills, through Mr. Hesscl-tinc’s dooryard, through an orchard (where he allowed no one to touch an apple), on through a sweet potato patch, a melon patch, through a barb wire fence and into a pasture, where by leaping over or crawling through a deep ravine one found the chosen picnic grounds. Here preparations for breakfast were already in progress. After resting, games were suggested. The first was "follow your leader." Professor Delzell was leader and led those who still had enough confidence to follow over a tree which had fallen across the ravine, then up an almost perpendicular bank. By the time those in the rear began to climb, the hornets, which had built nests there, sent them Hying back down the hill. Since all were out for a good time and to forget the dignity of seniors, the children’s game, “New York,’’ was chosen. Soon breakfast was ready and all were sure that “weenies.” sandwiches, coffee, pickles and doughnuts never were seen in such quantities before and never did taste so good. But all good times must end and this in particular, for lesson plans must be written and handed in by twelve o’clock. Srljnol tntrrtaina tlir i rmur Quarters During the early part of March those connected with the High School heard mysterious whispers and rumors of a party. The Senior Teachers were entertained March 16 in the gymnasium by the model High School. The games which had been carefully planned were an agreeable change from the customary more formal gatherings of the school life. At length cards were distributed and each one was told to get three names. Three minutes were allowed for talking to each person. The first subject was Peru Hills; the second, Hussars; and the third, anything. After the games, Walter Christensen gave a reading; Milton Blankenship, master of ceremonies, called on Mr. Lcfler, who gave some interesting thoughts concerning the relation of the teacher and pupils. President Hayes spoke and Professor Rouse expressed his pleasure at being present, saying that they saved the worst for last; and Professor Beck was immediately introduced. After refreshments the lights blinked and Professor Lcfler said,-“It’s time to get your bonnets.” One hundred Iftt thrcc



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8 rnuir (Class JJlaij “3lf a fflrrr King” ARGUMENT Act I. Evening of the first day. Paris, Fircone Tavern. King Louis, whose realm is in danger from Burgundian sciges, watches in disguise the revelry scene of Parisian vagabonds led by Francois Villon, poet and Master of Arts, who jestingly braggs of deeds he. as King of France, might accomplish. In a duel he wounds the Grand Constable which leads to the capture of the Inn Bravos. Act II. Morning of the second day. Rose Garden. Louis makes Francois his grand constable for a week, at the end of which he is to be hanged for mocking the King, unless lie win the love of Lady Katherine dc Vauccllcs. Francois accepts his one week as Grand Constable and determines to save France from the Burgundians. Act III. Evening of sixth day. Mask ball at Palace celebrating martial victories. Former Constable who has sold Louis to Burgundy, comes in disguise to capture king. Plot is circumvented. Francois's fortune in love is changed when Katherine learns his real station. Thus his one chance of freedom is lost. However, lie calls his soldiers for the final battle with Burgundians. Act IV. Morning of seventh day. Street scene with Gibbett. Francois returns in triumph and performs his last duty by declaring his life forfeit. Mutiny from the soldiers. Louis fearful of insurrection modifies his decree. DRAMATIS PKK80NAK “IK I WKRK KING" Francois Villon ................Ilarloy Sharer Poneet de Itlvclre.... Louis XI...................Sanford Clements Tolson d- Or.......... Tristan L’Hermlte..............S. P. Renfro Mont Joyc ............ Oliver le Dalm...................George Hansen Captain of the Watch. Thlbnut d'AussIgny.................H- H. Moyer Astrologer ........... Noel le July ........................Karl Beck Katherine de Vaucclle Rene dc Montgny................W. B. Nlppert Mother Villon......... Guy Tnbarie....................Charles Mapes Huguette do llamel... Colin de Cayeulx....................Percy Lapp Blanche .............. Jehan le Loup...............Sardis Kllenbcrger Gullemette ........... Casln Cliolet ....................R. W. Rose Isabeau .............. Robin Turgls ...................Webster Kay Johannoton ........... Trols Kxchelles...................Roy Bailey Demise ............... Petit Jean .......................Roy Ralston Queen ................ Soldiers. Ladles and Courtiers ......Lynn Gifford .......Roy Ralston .........Ray Lundy ......Henry Schott .......Roy Bailey ..Josephine Rhodes ...Charlotte Cooley ... Bertha Lambart Margnret Anderson ....Anna Jamieson ... Kbha Wahlstrom ......Darle Taylor ... Frances Hughes .........May Fudge One hundred fifty-flee

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