Image from page 390 of "Alumnae Recorder" (1888)
Title: Alumnae Recorder
Contributing Library: Chatham University, Jennie King Mellon Library
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rles S. Haines, at Butler, Pa., May 21, 1890. Mary Louise Cummins—T. Robert Thomas, at Wheeling, West Vir-ginia, April 9, 1891. Susan Hinks Locke—Calvin Day Mason, at Ashland, Ohio, April 29,1891. UNDER-GRADUATES. Helen Beymer—Charles M. Baker, at Pittsburgh, June 4, 1890. Leina Dilworth—William Larimer Jones, at Pittsburgh, Oct. 23,1890. Christine L. McKelvey—Jessie T Lazear, at Pittsburgh, Nov. 11,1890. Mary Wolverton—Biddle Arthurs, at Sundery, Pa., November 12,1890. May L. Lyon—Augustus P. Murdoch, at Pittsburgh, December 11,1890. Gula Boyles—Samuel W. Foltz, at New Castle, Pa., October 4,1890. Marie Louise Noble—F. J. Shidle, at Pittsburgh, December 25,1890. Writs. Mrs. Margaretta Campbell Kerr, of Rock Island, 111., a daughter. Mrs. Belle Laughlin Marshall, of Kittanning, Pa., a son, William C,March 13, 1890. Mrs. Esther Reynolds Alger, of West Richfield, Ohio, a daughter,June 8, 1890. Mrs. Edna Ford Modisette, of Minneapolis, Minn., a son. ALUMNAE RECORDER. 65
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lit® Books. As good almost kill a man as kill a good book. A goodbook is the precious life-blood of a master-spirit, embalmedand treasured up on purpose to a life beyond life. —Milton. BOOKS are the legacies of master minds which no courts or lawyers can take fromus. In the spirit of Carnegies Gospel of Wealth the capitalists of literaturehave freely given us their riches as soon as they acquired them. The writers ofthe worlds best books are a noble class of beings. Many have struggled for yearswith poverty, when a divorce from the muses would have brought ease and plenty. Theyhave been more generous to the world than the world has been to them, or is to its own.For the writer gives his wealth of intellect for the uplifting of his fellow-men, in themidday of his life; but the worldling gives his wealth of capital for self-gratulation,or bequeaths it to mankind when he no longer has use for it. Suppose all authorshoarded their best works until a liberal publisher were found ; or wha
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