Peru State College - Peruvian Yearbook (Peru, NE)

 - Class of 1917

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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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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. p 7

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y ri wan Thursday, 8—Coyotes win from Peru, 19-8. Juniors vote to discontinue the annual, custom of the Junior-Senior Ranquet. jUWlolWEto oR f3ANq t 6T MY " I ft T£A C€ OCD FBOft '1 T ¥ tfffiVt Otff n pf lOttflTVH h’ dt’ -----ty— Friday, 9—Revenge is sweet. Peru wins second game from Wesleyan with 23-19 score. Some game! Rest losers we’ve defeated. Saturday, 10—Literary societies elect officers. Philo—Novak. Everett—Laukempcr. Monday, 12—Mrs. Nellie Smith goes on Rotany trip taking notes by proxy for one of “her boys,” (Lee) who has a sprained ankle. Tuesday, 13—Nellie Kelley makes formal afternoon call on Miss Rulon. Special invitation. Wednesday, 14—Valentines exchanged. Harlow, sentimentally, “I wish I were the tiny cup From which you take your tea, For every time you took a sup You’d give a kiss to me.” Girl’s Glee Club concert. Sandy embarrassed. Thrusday, 15—Cold snap. Norris: “I wonder if the furnace has gone out?” Kidd: “It didn’t come by here anyway.” Peru wins from Grand Island. Friday, 16—Owens: “Do you know, I can tell how much water runs daily over the Niagara Falls to a quart?” Carter: “Aw, how much?” Owens: “Two pints!” Auburn H. S. wins from Peru Reserves 24-11. Peru wins easily from Doane. Saturday, 17—March arrives prematurely. Mr. and Mrs. Smith (?) with bridal party are photographed at Newman’s. Prof. Wilson furnishes the shoes. Monday, 19—Gregg’s troupe of parliamentary actors perform in chapel. Doc. Owens orates. Tuesday, 20—Mrs. Calvin of Washington, D. C., gives instructive lecture before Science Club on the subject “Home Economics.” One member of the faculty fears she has made the wrong choice of profession. Wednesday, 21—Second act of Gregg’s Circus. Doc. again speaks. Open house at Trainer’s Building. 1917

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