The Correct Thing - College|
(in polite society)
Florence Hall - Author
D. Martin - editor
It IS the correct thing ...|
To be moderate in your demands for remittances from home.
To pay all college bills and all tradesmen's and other accounts promptly.
To treat with respect and consideration fellow students who are working their own way through college and to lend them a helping hand, should they need it, in a spirit of true fellowship.
To remember that a lady is always distinguished by quiet behavior in public places.
To remember that "order is heaven's first law; " hence, to keep one's rooms and belongings in college, tidy and in order.
To be grateful to one's parents for the privilege of going to college, especially where the latter are at great sacrifice giving their sons and daughters advantages which they themselves never enjoyed.
It IS NOT the correct thing ...
To write home only when you need money.
To go away from college without paying your debts.
For students inviting guests from a distance to forget to provide for their comfort and convenience.
To allow a poor fellow student to suffer for want of assistance.
To allow the high spirits of youth to run away with one and to be noisy in the streets and public places.
To imagine that, because one has a cultivated intellect, one has a divine right to be waited upon, wherever one may happen to be.