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time to the poor and neglected of the city. Her cards will read Dr. J. V. Cummings, General Practitioner. For Elizabeth Conner, who has the mind of genius and who never knew what it was to make less than ninety-nine on French, there are of course great things in store for her. After completing a French course in gay Paree she will accept the position as French teacher at the Uni ersity of Ne ada. I see Ethel Lewey, who has a sunny, comical disposition, as the foremost comedienne of the day. She can play before New York’s largest audience but she prefers to play in the audi- toriums of welfare hospitals in large cities for the amusement of the poor and crippled children who cannot afford the price of public amusement. For Mary Burnett, who is so studious and so conscientious and broad minded, I foretell a great career as religious educator from the State of drginia. She travels all over the continent giving lectures on religious education. For Robert Carlyle Bunts I foretell a great career as a plastic surgeon. I can see him now in a handsome car rushing down the city streets, but the reason he is exceeding the speed limit is because he has been called in a hurry to perform a very serious as well as a skillful operation. He will make a name for himself as one of America’s foremost surgeons. For Lenis Hart I foretell a career as Professor of Agriculture at Cornell University. For Edgar Carico the future holds success which Edgar will stri e diligently to achieve. He will own a large printing office and will carry on the printing business with marked success. Last, but not least, comes Theodore Hall, the Demosthenes of the Twentieth Century. He will make a speedy entrance into Congress and after one of his lengthy and forceful argu- ments any bill he offers will pass Congress by an overwhelming majority. Daisy Lou Matheney, ’25. 36
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Owing to iMyrtle Myers’ mathematical ability, she will make one of the greatest architects of the Twentieth Century. Any- one as ambitious and courageous as Myrtle could not be satis- fied with anything but a dazzling career. The future holds for Dorothy Spence a place as member of the faculty of Columbia University. She is, of course, a French teacher. We would expect nothing less of a student as am- bitious as Dorothy. Success will surely crown her efforts. For Selma Quesenberry the future holds a responsible posi- tion as stenographer for the Ford Motor Company. Owing to Audrey Sasher’s ability to learn French, she will become French governess for a millionaire’s children in New York. For Virginia Snider I foretell a great musical career. Due to her wonderful talent and untiring efforts she will become President of the International Music Club which meets in Vienna annually. For Virginia Roberts the future holds a place as petite dan- cing teacher of folk dances in a kindergarten school in New York City. For Rhoda Neel Sheppard the future holds a picturesque little bungalow in Hollywood, California, where she is famous as a movie actress; even we in Pulaski will see her on the screen. Some of us will even visit her in Hollywood. After completion of a course in nursing at Johns Hopkins Hospital, I see Louise Strauss doing public welfare nursing in the slums of New York City. Because of her charitable dis- position she has won the title of a second Florence Nightingale. For Louise Hurst I foretell a highly successful musical career. She will receive a degree from Randolph- Macon College but she is selfish and isn’t satisfied with one degree. She will get a degree from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music. She will be a great and highly accomplished musician. For Anna Smith, who has talents differing from the rest of us, I foretell glorious success for her as a great prima donna in New York. Her name will ring throughout America and will win fame well deserved. For James Cummings the future holds a place as a social and welfare worker in the slums of Chicago where she devotes her 35
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LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT ’E, the Senior Class of nineteen hundred and twenty- five, owing to our proud nature in wishing to dispose of all of our old property and acquire new, and convinced of the fact that we will no longer be pupils of P. H. S. and cannot take property (termed ours) away with us, do hereby bequeath to the oncoming classes our property both real and personal. First, we will to the Junior Class our so called Senior Hall — - and by this we do not mean “Theodore.” This Hall is to be used at all times necessary, whether for roaming, social gather- ings (including gossips), or business meetings. We also will the Juniors our “little cretonne curtain” to be nailed up at the door when holding a business meeting, to keep those on the outside, not wanted on the “in,” and to keep the inquisitive passers by busy in guessing “What those Seniors are up to now.” We also will them the right to organize a “Band that will outrival Sousa’s” Also the right to listen to the songs sung to them by the Juniors without getting their deportment cut to “B.” Last, if not least, TAc OnWc, which has “chirped and chirped” so long for a leather back, in hopes its wish will be fulfilled and they can issue one not costing over two fifty. Second, to the remainder of the school we will the right to become “Seniors” with their many privileges, dignified ma nners, and commanding ways, the right to ask for a gymnasium and get it, and the right to join the Literary Society provided they will act when placed upon the program. Third, Carl Bunts wills his six feet four inches to Julian Grose- close. Ethel Lewey wills her “pulling bones” to Lelia Pike. James wills her surname “Cummings” to Otis Spraker, who never comes; also her ability as a basket ball player to Caroline Knapp. Margaret Brewer wills her “A’s” on deportment to Bill Thomas, and the right to get away with her sly tricks to Bud Crockett. Mable Coalson wills her “hair biscuits” to Lila Gilmer. Myrtle Myers wills her speed in getting to school to Ethel Lyons. 37
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