Zinnur Dr luting, 1915
E. E. ERICSON
"In arguing, too, ’debaters’ owned bis skill.
For e’en tlio van |uishcd, be could argue still—
11 is words of learned length and thundering sound Amazed the 'learned classmates' ranged around.”
lie ban brudder to Ole Oleson. He was the class poet and valedictorian of his class at Oakdale. Taught school a number of years at Bristow, and Berlin, got married, and moved to Peru. He is class poet of the class of (915, was a member of the Gospel team, of the Chorus, of the Glee Club, of the Y. M. C. A. quartette, and is at present president of the Philomathcan Literary Society. He has been elected to the superintendency of the Battle Creek city schools for next year. Mr. Fricson has the rare power to hold friends in the midst of many accomplishments. He is a friend of all. and all are his friends, rave one. He is an active member of the debating society.
ROY W. KELLEY
"It is not work that kills men, it is worry. Worry is rust upon the blade. You can hardly put more work upon man than he is able to bear. It isn’t the revolution that destroys the machinery—it’s the friction.”
Mr. Kelley has worked his way through the school and we are all proud of him for it. He was also the class poet of the class of 1909 in the Lexington High School. He taught rural schools several years and next year will be principal of the High School at Loup City. He has always taken an active part in the debating as well as the literary society, lie is a resourceful debater, yet he is always ready to treat his opponent with utmost respect and courtesy. Although it requires a walk of four miles he is prompt in meeting his class obligations.
MISS BIRDIE SNIDER
"Men must be taught as if you taught them not.
And things unknown proposed as things forgot."
Miss Snider is a Nebraskan. She was born at Bassett, and her home is now at Florence, although she has lived in Nebraska City, where she graduated from the High School in 1910. While she was in the High School she took an active part in debating and was on the Inter High School debating squad. She has had three years’ experience as a teacher. She is especially preparing Iter-self for language and English teaching. She was a member of the debating class and gave iter talks so smoothly that at first the class thought they were committed. She is the only girl to represent the higher classes in the Junior-Senior debating arena.
MISS DIXIE FEARIE
"Kind hearts are more than coronets.
And simple faith than Norman blood.”
Miss Fearie of Seward has had a varied experience as student and teacher. While in the Academy at Wesleyan she took an active interest in elocution and oratory, and while principal at Bee she took an active interest in debating. In the preliminary she easily won a place. Her hobby, always directness of argument. and whole-hearted rebuttal. All debate lovers were sorry when she accepted a place in the Lincoln city schools. She will return and graduate at the end of summer school.
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