Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian College, 1916 Page: 40
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Third Year Pr
Offr s ~ ~ ~ rSince noble aspirations lead the soul to noble
From noble deeds to greatness 'tis the fount
from which it feeds.
WYLIE BAZE ________ Presidentfrom wich it feeds
WYLIE BAZE-t Forth with noble aspirations backed with courWILNA
ZELLNER---____-__ Secretary age for the strife
COLORS: FLOWER: We are learning in our school days how to row
the boats of life.
Cardinal and White Red Rose of life.
MOTTO: Our motto plain and simple is a truth we pon.
"The bay is left behind us and the "The bay is left behind us and the ocean lies
ocean lies before." before"
We perceive the sailings rougher as we drift
Roll away from shore
For each wave precedes a greater growing
(O ~ 1Wilna Zellner blusterous more and more.
Edwin Jones In school we lesser seniors in the care of A.
Dran Hall C. C.
Hladys Lindley Looking out into the future are as happy as
Howell Anderson can be.
Earl Stagner For we've met with every issue as becomes a
kMlie Mae Cunningham senior true
Myra Callaway We've surmounted difficulties in the grades
Aladys Arledge we've jostled through.
Wardie Lee But present difficulties are the worst we've
Sidney Callaway ever had
Mice Coons Oft we meet that mathematics wearing faces
Wilma Jackson long and sad
Emmitt Harp Perfect grades are then assigned us lessened
Ira Pullen ten times seventeen.
CrestonnDunn 'Gain at eve we meet to have a heart to heart
Mary Taylor talk with the dean.
We/ l '11, I li9
Who wouldn't know his English, the best class
in school, no doubt
Inspired by such old-worthies as wrote our
Of all expectant seniors who must wail their
Few fail because of English, this course they
To speak of foreign language does but shame
the guilty ear.
It is the awful monster that even good boys
Were it not for this imposter we would have a
Of worthy graduated seniors on our honor roll.
With history we're familiar, we know not why
It causes many a senior to think and knit his
One thing cannot be questioned, it comes and
goes as snow.
A week we quit our text books we don't know
what we know.
Our band is few but faithful and true and tried
We love our Alma Mater a new and morning
God grant that others sailors who'll stem the
May from this port of promise begin the tide to
Here’s what’s next.
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