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“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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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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3 J h ri wa 7
“The Lord of hosts be with us yet,
Lest we forget, lest we forget.”
Saturday, 27—The Lord of hosts was with us not.
For we forgot—for we forgot!
Senior girls entertain. Mirandv Broome, Sally Sales, and others furnish the program. Participants go home in the company they sec fit.
Sunday, 28—Jack Allman takes Mrs. Smith to dinner. Mrs. Smith kodaks-
Monday, 29—Seniors win girls’ basketball game. (lirls of all classes give other stunts. Boys serenade Dorm and other places.
Tuesday, 30—Prof: “Did you ever realize that a fool can ask more questions than a wise man can answer?” Stude: “No wonder so many of us flunked in exams, then!”
Wednesday, 31—Art Exhibit opens. Curran’s “Child Among the Lilies” attracts much attention from critics. Dr. Fling, U. of M. lectures on “Art and life.”
Thursday, 1—Red Emmcrt at library desk: “Have you House Document No. 6?” M iss Branson: “Is that some of Dr. House’s writings?” 24 degrees below. Some cold, what?
Friday, 2—Smith: “Miss Adce has two sisters that look just like her.” Jewell:
“That’s nothing. So has her sister.”
Saturday, 3—“The Fortune Hunter,” played for third time in Peru. Good scenery!
Monday, 5—Capt. Kidd: “75, 66, 60, 78.” Craig: “Are you working on next year’s signals already, Paul?” Kidd: “Simp! They aren’t signals. They are my semester’s grades.”
Tuesday, 6—Third Annual Y. M. C. A. banquet. Spicy toasts! Spicy eats! I vler devours his pickle in first course.
Wednesday, 7—Beck in chapel waxes humorous in announcing basketball game. YY c win from Cotncr Bull Dogs, 19-15. Allsman (in African Slavery): “Miss I ib-bets, don’t you think woman suffrage a bad thing for the country? Women are so easily influenced.” Miss Tibbets: “What success did you ever have in influencing them?”
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