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Don't study when you are tired Or have something else to do; Don't study when you’re happy For that would make you blue; Don’t study in the daytime Don’t study in the night,
But study at all other times With all your main and might.
Monday, 1—Break! Break! Break!
On thy cold grey sands, O sea!
But you won’t be nearly so sadly broke As vacation days broke me.
Tuesday, 2—Peru bound trains crowded with returning students. In Falls City, a tramp steals H. B. Smith’s new hat. Charity, thy name art Smith!
Wednesday, 3—Arthur Bell has a cold. “I’ll blow it out on this rag if it takes all Summer.”
Thursday, 4—Paul Kidd elected captain of 1917 football team. “Captain Kidd," make History repeat itself.
Friday, 5—Football boys presented with lettered sweaters. Captains 'I ige and Kidd make speeches—both orations of note.
Sunday, 7—Craig at supper: “Well, which one of you is going to Epworth League with me tonight?” Veda Smth, eagerly, ‘‘O, I am! I am!”
Monday, 8—Red Letter day for practice teachers and model school pupils. New T. J. Major’s Training School occupied-Tuesday, 9—Jederman: “I had two engagements at 7:40 this morning and so I had to cut one of them.” Smith: “How’s that?” Jederman: “Well, school ad
conflicted with my sleeping hours, so I cut the school ad.”
Wednesday, 10—Alice Smith rents her scat in library for the rest of the semester. Miss Rulon—Agent.
Thursday, 11—Peru loses first basketball game to Nebraska City Athletic Club. 21-9. Frank Lcger: “Kidd over there on the side lines is going to be our best man next year.” Miss Gash: “O Frank! This is so sudden.”
Friday, 12—Seniors register for second semester. Peru loses to Creighton, 30-17. Saturday, 13—Neal House Boarders have spread in Harlow’s room.
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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.
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Safari via ?
“Tell me not in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream,
When you wake from peaceful slumbers,
And curse those pickles and ice cream.”
Monday, 15—After public school music class. Meissner: “I’m getting a lot out of that class.” Black: “That so?” Meissner: “Yes, I’m out of it most of the time.”
Tuesday, 16—Preliminary debates commence.
Wednesday, 17—State Volunteer Firemen visit Peru. Col. Majors spoke on “Our Great Commonwealth.” Others also spoke. “Every little girlie had a fireman all her own.”
Thursday, 18—Frank Lcger, debating earnestly, “Now the German ships have a speed of twenty-six knots a mile.” Miss Monia, address Mr. Tyler, opponent, “Now, my dear opponent—”
Friday, 19—6:30 P. M. Miss Carpenter and Miss Harrington seen to vault over railing of campus fence. Scandalous! Students observe Saturn and Jupiter thru observatory telescope. A few observe other stars also.
Saturday, 20—Debates concluded. Men carry off the most honors. Reynolds Sisters render artistic program in French costume.
She wore a dress,
I laught at it.
For brevity’s The soul of wit.
Monday, 22—At Sophomore practice game—Referee: “Foul on east side!” Fresh Frcshie: “I don’t sec any feathers-” Neighbor: “ Can’t you sec that is a
picked team ?”
Tuesday, 23—Kelley and Miss Monia slide down Rouse’s hill. “O them walks!”
Little drops of water,
Frozen on the walk Bring the naughty adjectives We hear in people’s talk.
Wednesday, 24—Vic Jones skips chapel to build bird bungalow. "No crows allowed. Kearney defeated 48-14 by Peru tossers.
Thursday, 25—Meissner gets excited about the new course in pageantry. Calls up Miss Bowen and asks why he can’t enroll, too.
Friday, 26—Philo Men’s Program. “O you giggling Dorm girls! hinal semester exams.
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