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Today the song of spring has closed While the poet wipes his nose.
Overheard in library lobby. A young man with an open text book was talking to Miss Burney. “Say, do you know what makes the Tower of Pisa lean?” She sadly replied, “I don’t know—if I did I would take it myself.”
3. Annual Dramatic Club play. Hazel Frye rivals Ethel Barrymore as the “Cousin Kate”.
4. Our new president.
5. The March winds do blow. Baseball squad convene for first practice.
6. Kelley, in library: "You haven’t talked to me a whole period, have you?”
.Miss Bridges: “Well I should hope I hadn’t wasted so much time!”
7. Glazed walks again.
Benedict, after collision with walk: “Gee! these arc peculiar walks. They
have the habit of jumping up and hitting one in the back of the neck.”
8. On geology( ?) trip, Charles Palmer and Miss Mackprang unearth a button from the armor of a moundbuildcr.
9. Typical Nebraska girls voted on in chapel. Rusty Blankenship gets boy’s votes.
10. Training teachers entertain the seniors right royally. Vic Jones auctioned off for one happy home.
11. Jack Allsman finds a powder rag in library.
12. Nellie Kelly resumes library work.
13. Novak in dramatic club play, pleadingly: “My dear Sir Clara”
14. Students leave on Special for Nebraska City to sec Shakespeare’s Macbeth. Meissner inquires about the drama “Tomorrow.”
15. “Doc” Owens departs for home. The Juniors do not give class yell. Everyone sleepy.
19. Leo Jewell observed to smite ( ?) a fair lady on right cheek near Normal Fountain. Prof. Wilson advises turning other cheek also.
20. Faculty Play, “The Fotygraft Album”, Miss Mutz caught squalling and— horrors! Miss Rulon flirting.
21. Dr. House, stepping out of class room and addressing group of chattering girls in chapel lobby: “Girls, 1 have just three minutes more to read to these people.”
22. Post Graduates have grand feed in Domestic Science parlors. Verne and Cecilia host and hostess.
23. Prof. Hoyt declares he wouldn’t vote for Senator Norris for road supervisor.
24. Pearl Regan: “Gee! My arm has grown long since I came to Peru.” Now,
25. .Mrs. Smith cooks dinner for Professor Gregg.
26. Elsie YVilbern moralizes to kindergartners about two people sitting on the same chair. Practicing preacher?
27. Hunt: “Say, Wirth, you ought to be good in geometry. Your head is both
plain and solid.”
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Thursday, 22—George’s birthday. Mrs. Smith: “1 think we ought to have more football around this institution to keep the boys from becoming too effeminate.” Tyler: "1 think we ought to have more kensingtons to keep the girls from getting so mannish.”
Friday, 23—Hilarious Mid-Winter Carnival in Gym. Miss Hurley as Aunt Samantha from Podunk creates sensation.
Saturday, 24—In Marathon, gladiatorial, pugilistic spectacle, Seniors win from Juniors. Score, 36-18. Haskctball team returns from conference trip.
Tuesday, 27—Nellie Kelley caught looking wistfully in library door.
Wednesday, 28—Jcderman to Nelson, U. of N.: “I’m sorry the weather is so bad. I wanted to sec what a beautiful place this really is.” Nelson: “O never mind. I didn’t come down to sec beauty. I came down to sec you.”
1. Now the happy March has come How the merry bugs do hum; And the robin in the tree Softly sings her song to me.
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28. Students leave for spring vacation. “I wanta go hack. 1 wanta go hack to the farm”. Peruvian staff and debating teams as usual remain in Peru.
2. Students return for last long grind. Dudck and Norris order two sweethearts in Nebraska City.
3. Quarterly grades announced.
Because of the war, they say, all things are soaring like larks But, tho everything else go up, it has no effect on my marks.
4. John (i. Wooly, former prohibition candidate for president, gives interesting address. “I wonder if it is he of Junior English fame,” queried Duerisch.
'. Midnight Concert given bv Neal House Es .cma Quartet (N. B. i. e. breaks out intermittently) Personnel:
Arthur Bell: First Awful William Kuebler: First Terrible.
Earle Melvin: Second horrible John Miller: Second Unbearable.
6. Faculty and students attend S. E. Nebraska Teachers’ Association. Prof. Hoyt carries his demijohn. Says at first vaguely, “for an experiment”. Questioning glances. “Well you know there is a special sale on to-day.” Railroad officials retain him as a German spy. Verily the way of a patriotic chemist is hard.
7. “Burns of the Mountains" lectures in chapel—a man with a big heart."
8. White and Long have a date. For further information inquire of Harlow Matrimonial Agency.
9. Caldwell: “Pardon me, 1 didn’t mean to step on your feet."
Russell: “O that’s all right. I often walk on them myself."
10. At the Dorm. Hc( ?) : “Listen, (censored), wouldn’t you like to hear me sing.
‘All Thru the Lovely Night’?"
She ( ?) : “Sorry but the Dean says all callers must leave at 9."
11. M iss Damme attends movies. The silence was oppressive ami eloquent as well as golden.
:2. Seniors give annual open session of class chapel. Willie Kuebler makes bis debut in Grand Opera.
13. Big time in chapel. Prof. Wilson tells the only new joke. Peruvians sold.
14. High School party in their new gymnasium. Punch was conspicuous for its absence.
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