The Collegian, Volume 1, Number 2, November 1905 Page: 1
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Vol. 1. NOVEMBER, 1905. No. 2.
Four of we girls had been planning all year to go abroad
when we graduated. So on the last day of school we decid-
ed to meet in New York about the twentieth of July.
We arrived about the twentieth and early the next morn-
ing boarded the steamer for our voyage. The day was de-
lightful and and we were in a jolly, good humor; so you may
know we enjoyed our first day on the water.
Next morning's sun rose just as clear, tho' it was so
cool we all decided to sit on deck and read. About eleven
o'clock we noticed a cloud in the southeast, and it began to
grow darker and darker. Of course we were frightened,
but the clouds soon blew over and we escaped the storm.
We were just feeling a little better when we began to
get sea-sick, and the captain came out and told us that we
might have to anchor for the night as indications showed a
fearful storm ahead of us. We were nearly frightened to
death, but just as he had finished telling us, a gentleman
and his wife came out whom we knew.
She was one of the old teachers of the school where we
graduated, and had married and were going to Europe on
their bridal tour. We had noticed the gentleman before, but
had not seen Miss Brunner, as she was sick and had been
c nfined to her room all the day before.
It is almost impossible to express omr feelings. Just to
think we would meet one we loved so dearly, after being
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Chappell Hill Female College. The Collegian, Volume 1, Number 2, November 1905, periodical, 1905; Chappell Hill, Texas. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth981987/m1/3/: accessed January 19, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Chappell Hill Historical Society Museum.