Downingtown High School - Our Year Cuckoo Yearbook (Downingtown, PA)

 - Class of 1922

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THE CUCKOO 51 The Senior Trip to New York places former classes had visited, as the Class of 1922 could not agree on either Washington or Gettysburg. Under the guardianship of Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Taylor and Miss Cover, we arrived safely in the largest city in the world, where we immediately proceeded to our hotel (Pennsylvania), the largest in the United States. The main points of interest which we visited in New York were the Battery, Grant’s Tomb, Statue of Liberty, Central Park, Governeur’s Island, Ellis Island, Wall Street, Stock Exchange, Flat Iron Building, and the Brooklyn Bridge. Many of the class had never been through the tube from Jersey City to New York and were much surprised in not seeing the Hudson River on their approach to New York City. Another interesting experience to the members of our class was a ride up Fifth Avenue on top of the Fifth Avenue busses. We also enjoyed a ride up the Hudson River to West Point and viewed the government military academy at the point, returning that evening by moonlight which many of the members of the class especially enjoyed. In the Hotel Pennsylvania, we were placed high and dry up in the air, but what did we care! We were happy, four of us to a room. “Late to bed and late to rise”, that was our motto in old New York City, or at least the Class of 1922 thought so. Evidently some of the people in the adjoining rooms did not think so. Some of the students, when visiting the Zoo, were able to pick out some of the traits and features of some of the members of our class. This we might say dates back to the days in our history class when we were warmly engaged in discussing Darwin’s Theory. On the afternoon of the second of June, we waved our last good-bye to the great city of New York in which we spent three of the most interesting days of our lives. On arriving home late that evening, dead tired, we all retired early to make up some of those golden hours of sleep that we lost in New York. O N WEDNESDAY morning, May 31st, the Senior Class left Down-ingtown for their tour of New York City. This trip came about as a compromise between Gettysburg and Washington, to which

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50 THE CUCKOO 1922 Mr. Forsgj rd—“Miss Greth please pull the radiator down.” 1922 Mr. Gast—“It’s a disgrace the way my students hash Bacon.” Miss Lukens—“That’s nothing my pupils always roast. Lamb.” Two Seniora in New York. 1922 Dick Lowry wants to know if a zebra is a black animal with white stripes or a white animal with black stripes. ” 1922 Martha Benner—“The prettiest part of the wagon is the horse.” 1922 Fred Runk—“ Men are descended from monkeys. ” Mildred Pecket—“Some haven’t descended yet. ” 1922 Mr. Taylor was lecturing about the rhinoceros, when he said—“I wish you all to give me your full attention, as it is impossible for you to form an idea of this hideous monster unless you keep your eyes on me.” 1922 Alice Cook—“ I would like to look at your watered silk.” Clerk in Cartoon’s—“Sorry Miss, but we keep nothing but dry goods here. ” 1922 Lewis Bond—“What is an expert?” Horace Carpenter—“A fellow' ■who tells others how to do the things he can’t do himself.” E®! This is the candle that lighted the Cuckoo Staff till 5.15 A. M. Sunday morning, May 28, 1922. 1922 Albert Wheatly—“What kind of leather makes the best shoes?” Earl Garrison—“Don’t know', but banana skins make good slippers.”



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