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AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE

OCTOBER 19, 1937
LOVE MANY,
BUT TRUST FEW.
ALWAYS PADDLE
YOUR OWN CANOE.
YOURS TIL THE PILLOW CASES.
TED MERRIWEATHER MM
OCTOBER 19, 1937
AS FLOWERS IN A GOLDEN BLOOM,
KISSED BY THE SUN AND DEW.
SO IN MY HEART SHALL EVER BLOOM,
THE SWEETEST THOUGHTS OF YOU.
YOURS TIL THE DOOR STEPS.
ANNIE LOUISE MERRIWEATHER MM
OCTOBER, 1937
WHATEVER WORK COMES TO YOUR HAND,
AT HOME OR AT YOUR SCHOOL,
DO YOUR BEST WITH RIGHT GOOD WILL;
IT IS A GOLDEN RULE. MM
FOR HE WHO DOES HIS BEST,
HIS BEST WILL EVER GROW.
BUT HE WHO SHIRKS OR SLIGHTS HIS TASK,
HE LETS THE BETTER GO.
M. BACON
SCIENCE TEACHER MM
OCTOBER 13, 1937
U-R-TOYS
FOR ME
FOR I-SEE-YOU-R
TOO-Y'S-FOR ME.
JEAN BURNOCK MM
OCTOBER 12, 1937
ALL THAT YOU DO,
DO WITH YOUR MIGHT.
THINGS DONE BY HALVES,
ARE NEVER DONE RIGHT.
DOROTHY CLIFFORD
A2 TEACHER

Submitter comment: THE AUTOGRAPH BOOK VERSE WAS COLLECTED BY THE INFORMANT
WHILE A PUPIL AT HUGH CARY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, 6501 SOUTH
STREET, DETROIT, MICHIGAN. THE INFORMANT ATTENDED CARY
SCHOOL FROM 1931-1940 (KINDERGARTEN-EIGHTH GRADE) AND
ESTIMATES THE ETHNIC MAKE-UP AS 50% ARMENIAN, 20% HUNGARIAN,
20% ITALIAN, AND 10% OTHER (LESS THAN 1% BLACK).
"STEP-INS" ARE PANTIES. "TOYS", ACCORDING TO THE
INFORMANT, MEANS "I AM FOND OF YOU."

Where learned: MICHIGAN ; DETROIT

James Callow Keyword(s): ADVICE

Subject headings: Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Pious reflection
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Translations, plays on words, symbol writing
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Exhortatory or homiletic, "to be a good girl"
Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Autograph Verse Good wishes (sincere)
Z210

Date learned: 09-00-1982

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