Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE)

 - Class of 1917

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Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE) online yearbook collection, 1917 Edition, Page 246 of 302
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Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE) online yearbook collection, 1917 Edition, Page 245
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y ri y a 7 On the last Thanksgiving day, With students young and full of life And the Alumni, old and gray. Coach Johnson’s sweet blue optics Shone resplendent in the sun. Old Corner's football raiment, Lee Smith’s sensational run Make the game one to remember And recount for years to come. Friday, 1—Several alumni speak in chapel. Dorothy Hill '16 declares a woman can talk any time hut the men have to he warned a day ahead of time. “Will you love in December, Darling, as you did in May?" “Yes, of course I will," she answered, “Up till Christmas anyway." Saturday, 2—Hoys carry night shirts under arm—and watch wrestling match in gym. Sunday, 3—Professor Wilson commences to attend Sunday School. There's a rea-. son. Ask Professor Gregg. Monday, 4—Mrs Nellie Smith, having read Darwin’s Descent of Man, tries original experiment by falling down library stairs. Heard to say, “O. if Gregg could only see me now." Tuesday, 5—Laura Culver IS takes onion cure for colds. Mabel Carey IS sleeps under the bed. 0 7

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s Thursday, 9—Peru rivals Goldsmith's “Deserted Village.” Showers outdoors and in. At Omaha; Barber: “Your hair is turning gray sir.” Proxy: “I’m not sur- prised. Hurry up!” Friday, 10—Bellevue game, 12-0. Jones wears his new socks. Coach: “Vic's getting so tat and slow, we have to give him some bright socks to be able to see him move. Delegates leave for V. M. C. A. convention at Bethany. Frank Leger gets in wrong pew. Saturday, 1 1—“Doc." Owens in Omaha to Smith: “1 went to some swell show to- night Howard.” Smith: “That so? The Kmprcss?” “Doc.”: "No, I think it was the Kxit. Anyway, that word was printed in large letters over the door.” Sunday, 12—Jack Allsman explains why he didn’t go home for vacation. Kvcrv body doffs A. B. C.’s. Monday, 13—Students return, bred Jedcrman, who had been riding with a fair student all the way from Omaha, asked timorously as the whistle blew for Peru, “What did you say your name was?” Tuesday, 14—Thermometer “acts up.” Snow melts. Wednesday, 15—Some One: “Last night when Arthur told me ‘good-night,’ he squeezed my hand awfully hard.” S. O.’s friend: “That so? He probably meant that for an engagement wring.” Thursday, 16—New Quarter starts. Professor Hendricks in Physics—Next we shall study work. Here is an entirely new conception to most of you. Friday. 17—Peru wallops Omaha University 48-0. Captain Kidd makes his initial appearance on Peru’s gridiron. She: “I wonder why Mr. Novak doesn’t play, lie looks so handsome and tuf.” Saturday, IS’—Little Steve takes teachers' exam. Sunday, 19—Marie Hibler: “Laura, where’s Nebraska’s insane asylum?" Laura Macprang: “At Beatrice. I know because I’ve got a friend living there." Monday, 20—Mrs. Nellie Smith makes eloquent plea for money to send hand boys to Kearney. Tuesday, 21—Mrs. Nellie Smith collects pledges. Wednesday, 22—Zoology class begin to "cut-up.” O no, they weren’t obstreperous— merely dissecting a star fiish. Friday. 24—Peru wins from Kearney 20-6. Lee Smith stars. Nellie Kelly goes along. “Red" Fmmert knocks “Doc" Owens off the sidewalk. Meissner and Miss Sharrar visit county judge. Saturday, 25—Kearney delegation gets home. Monday, 27—Those students and teachers having $1.44 go to Nebraska City to attend the Grand Opera “Aida.” Aida, she was not what she seemed- Tuesday, 28—Howard Smith, editor of Normalitc, returns. Did you notice the “spe-nortv” new hat? Wednesday, 29—Coach Johnson gets “sore." Thursday, 30—Cotner loses to Peru 38-0. The football field was crowded. 1917

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. J n wa 7 Wednesday, 6—Miss Iva Dunn, head of expression department, gives Shakespearean readings—scenes from the Taming of the Shrew. Effervescent gurgles of laughter attest her success. Thursday, 7—Selcmcnt, the English walnut of the psychology class, sees the point. Fay Jones’ first effort in sermons posted in chapel lobby. Friday, 8—Philo minstrel. Harney lodge brethren of “The Western Star Cuhlcd” entertain Woodsiding sistern, colored, in an hour of hilarious song, dances and repartee. Miss Burney faints, Henry Amende being the victim. Saturday, 9—“Dormiers” entertain boys of the school. Sunday, 10—Novak: “Well, are you writing one of your breezy letters home? Schwcntkcr: “Yep. I’m usually financially becalmed and write in the hopes of stirring up a draft.” .Monday, 11—Nellie Kelly assistant in Junior botany dreamily O. K.’s Kotas’s drawing with initials C- S. Men’s Glee Club leave for Berlin. Cash Kennedy, Spacht and Emmcrt paralyze Berlin High School students with their bursts of oratory. Tuesday, 12-—Sixteen degrees below. At Dunbar: Fred Jederman attempts to teach solid geometry. Dudek helps out. Wednesday, 13—Misses Hulburt and Peterson attend botany lecture. At Wilbur: Doctor House embarrassed by Jack Allman’s puerile behavior. Thursday, 14—M iss Huston has confidential chat with Miss Rulon on library steps. At Beatrice: Miller has dinner at 7:00 P. M. Date at 7:15. Does that explain his nervousness. Amende and Wcatherhogg doped. Friday, 15—At Pawnee City. Hunt and Selement leave table before dessert course is served. Philo old English Christmas program. Normal Freshmen beaten by Salem High School 48-8. Saturday, 16—William Kucbler: “1 want to look at presents for a young lady. Mrs. Smith: “Sister or fiancee?’’ William: “Well—er—she hasn’t said which she will be yet." Sunday, 17—Second Union vesper services. Inspiring Christmas messages given bv several students. Monday, 18—V. W. girls sell their entire supply of Christmas calendars. Tuesday, 19—William Kueblcr found reading the House Beautiful in the library and Miss St. John, Good Housekeeping. Significant? Colonel Bain of Kentucky, lectures on the subject: “If I Had My Life to Live Over Again. Wednesday, 20—No school. Steam pipes broken. Home concert of Glee Club— the Pride of Peru. Doctor House 8:10, “Well are we all here?’ Leonard Dudek: “No, there’s a whole bunch of us not here yet." 1 hursday, 21—Prof. Gregg: “Can you tell us why the end of a dog’s nose is always cold?” Miss McCabe: “I don’t know, Mr. Gregg, but I’ve heard that Noah got all but it inside of the Ark and so its been cold ever since.” Friday, 22—Students freeze and leave. Kueblcr says “All roads lead to Nehawka. 23-31—Christmas vacation. iDi7

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