Class will (continued)
The right of graduating two years from now providing they have enough credits.
The legal right to advise Mr. Heisey in business matters of the school. Since the departure of our wonderful class, help will be greatly appreciated by Mr. Heisey.
Fourth : To the incoming Freshmen we sincerely dedicate the song, "A Merry Life."
Fifth : To Mr. Heisey, we bequeath:
Our school spirit, which we have bottled up and suggest he use it in free doses among future classes wherever he deems it necessary.
The responsible task of making several announcements in assembly rather than "the selected few."
Sixth: We, individually and collectively, make the following bequests:
Dorothy and "Huttie" leave to Mary Bryant and "Freddy" Hamilton the privilege of walking homeward together.
M. C. McMurry bequeaths to Harry Fraley the song, "Are You Sleeping?"
"Milly" bequeaths to "Bob" her most favored song "Blest be the Tie That Binds."
"Eddie" Foreman to Harry Alexander bequeaths "Waiting to Grow."
Home Room 11 has greatly appreciated Howard Malone's services as a Duster and hereby bequeaths the appropriate song "The Little Dustman" to "Sammy" DeLuca.
The Boys' Quartet wills "The Lost Chord" to the Boys' Glee Club.
The art of singing the "Marseillaise," formerly confined to the French II class, is herewith willed to all incoming French students.
Almeda Gulbronson's innocence is to be left to Carolyn Callis, who everyone agrees is quite innocent.
"Abie" Light reluctantly wills to "Patsy" Gainor the curling iron that kept his wayward thatch in such exquisite order.
"Eddie" Foreman wills a volume of "Selected Wise Cracks" which he has perpetrated on his innocent classmates, to any lower classman who desires expert instruction in the art.
Ruth Johnson wills her appetite for French to Clara Belle Albright. May it never be satisfied!
"Billy" Paterson transfers to "Bob" Mann the privilege to try to edit a book which he thinks might rival The Quill of 1928.
Finally: We leave unto all the vision of a new gymnasium with the hope that its materialization will further good sportsmanship and clean athletics.
In witness whereof we hereunto set our hands and cause the seal of the Senior class to be affixed and in the presence of witnesses declare this to be our last will and testament.
Executed at the City of Cumberland, this twenty-second day of June in the year of our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Twenty-eight.
CLASS OF 1928.
On this day of June, 1928 A. D., the Senior Class of '28, Pennsylvania Avenue High School, Cumberland, in the County of Allegany and the State of Maryland, signed the foregoing instrument in our presence, and of each other, hereto subscribe our names as attesting witnesses.
Victor D. Heisey
Hazel Roberts Straight
Pennsylvania Avenue High School, Cumberland, senior class.
South Cumberland Library
26 cms x 20 cms
Printer: J. P. Bell, Lynchburg, Va.
School yearbooks; Cumberland (Md.)--Genealogy.
Cumberland, (Md.), 1928