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2 THE LIMIT.
PRESIDENT'S CLASS DAY ADDRESS.
Friends, we heartily welcome you tonight
to our class-day exercises. This day is ours,
one which will ever remain deeply engraved.
upon the tablets of our memories. It com-
memorates the completion- of our High
School work, and, while we may be tempted
to rejoice overthis, still we must' not fail to
recognize the'more.lam,entable fact, that it
also brings to ancend our many 'good timesq
If there is anyfdoubt in your- minds as to
whether we have had .good ' times here, I
would respectfully refer you to the professor.
He is in a position to corroborate my state-
ment, I think. .
This, ladies and gentlemen, is an occasion
of the diffusion gofghot-'airp -Al-lover this broad
land, mighty masters of intelligence are at
this very moment engaged in the same pur-
And I wish to extend my most sincere sym-
pathy to those gathered here. by saying that
you are not alone in your misery, but that
several million other people are being simi-
larly made ill to-night.
. But why do they patronize High School
class day exercises? Some, because of their
just commiseration. They were once High
School 'fgradsn and they remember how it
was with them. Qthers attend because they
never did before and their curiosity has been
aroused. They won't come next year.
But if you want to hear something entirely
new in the way of alleged information, you
want to come around the twenty-second. Qui'
class has a large assortment. Every variety
of knowledge will be represented except the
knowledge of knowing how. Remember, Fri-
day will be the great Hot Air Festival. l.Jon't
fail to be there and hear us hesitatingly utter
our well-conned lines, like human phono-
THE CLASS HISTORY.
Sadie Gertrude Donley.
.VVhat could be more interesting at such a
time than the history of the Class of 1906?
Volumes might be written .on the trials and
disappointments andhappiness and joys of
each individual in the class. There are many
accomplishments which - arerworthy to be
lmentioned but ,will have to be omitted here.
lHowever, we havehere only a short sketch
jof theirbschool life., A
I ' It 'is with .pleasure .I first catch glimpse of
our President. Vffhen he, first opened his
leyes, he foundhimselfin our glorious metrop-
olis of, New York. He. tried hard to appre-
ciate his privileges .of city life, but he knew
the great desirefor. nature and her marvelous
'works would never cease until he might see
her as she is.
At last, though waiting many years, he
bade farewell to the tumult and noise of the
city and glided along up the Hudson. As he
journeyed along. he heard, by chance, that
there was a wonderful place in Central New
York which had a foundry of knowledge.
XYhen he arrived at Phelps, for that was the
place, he passed the building and his desires
were satisfied. At once he entered the school
and has made rapid strides toward the place
which he now occupies. At the same time
he began the study of French-not so much
by books as by nature itself. This, of course.
would cease for a time, owing to his own neg-
ligence or that of his instructor, but these few
lessons were made up by private discussion
and a little walk. These instructions lasted
until a short time ago. Qne night he went to
a dance rejoicing in the fact he could surpass
anyone in French, but whether he contracted
a cold or some terrible disease no one could
quite determine, for he can speak only a few
words now at a time. He contents himself
now by helping the little alien who came to
the foundry seeking new kinds of fruits, espe-
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cially Qburysj berries. Surely our President's
future is bright, but we will leave that for the
Our Vice-President also was deprived of
the pure air of the country until three years
hence. VVe first see her entering the school
with a pack of books. VVhen she was asked
what her intentions were and what subjects
she wished help in, she quickly replied, "not
any only Caesar, Geometry, Physics, Drawing,
Music, English History, English, Greek and a
few hundred more subjects." She has proved
her great ability by mastering Greek in half
a year. She sat in one of the back seats, but
there was so much noise her teacher moved
her to the front seat for her own good. She
is favored very much by the college students,
especially those at Syracuse, and annoys our
musician by wearing a Syracuse fob with 1908
on it. Her duty has been to settle debates,
keep peace, and tonight she will read the class
Six years ago our Secretary and Treasurer
came into the Academic room and has con-
quered everything that came in her way
except her ambition. In music, she excels
and is the only accomplished musician in the
class. She has only a few admirers, but she
admires many. She favors the students at
Colgate, while she holds those at Syracuse
in less esteem. She has been extremely happy
of late, for the fortune teller disclosed a very
happy future for her. She believes the right
one will come unexpected some day, so she
tries to be smiling all the time. That is why
she is smiling so tonight.
Our essayist began in the lowest grades
and by gradual progress she has accom-
plished her end. She is greatly appreciated
by her teachers, for she always has her les-
sons. She studies all the time when school is
in session and reads dime novels during vaca-
tion. Some time ago she met a Geneva High
School student and they worked together
nicely until Teddy left school. Then she
asked assistance of another Fred, but he only
proved to be a mechanical student and pre-
ferred the prophetess. She wishes now to be
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