"He'll never hold any office again, not if I can help it! Elmer forced himself into the managership in Junior year by threatening not to play football if he were not elected. They'll vote against you." "Let me catch 'em at it! Honest, Elm--Hell-cat--I'm just speaking for your own good. Elmer was elected president of the senior class--unanimously. He reasoned that men who seemed chilly to him were envious and afraid, and that gave him a feeling of greatness." muttered one Eddie Fislinger, who, though he was a meager and rusty-haired youth with protruding teeth and an uneasy titter, had attained power in the class by always being present at everything, and by the piety and impressive intimacy of his prayers in the Y. He appointed Jim Lefferts chairman of the ticket committee, and between them, by only the very slightest doctoring of the books, they turned forty dollars to the best of all possible uses. " observed a Judas who three minutes before had been wrestling with God under Eddie's coaching. Thus it happened that he had no friend save Jim Lefferts.You felt that he would belong to any set in the world which he sufficiently admired.There was a romantic flare to his upturned overcoat collar; the darned bottoms of his trousers did not suggest poverty but a careless and amused ease; and his thoroughly commonplace ties hinted of clubs and regiments. You saw only its youthful freshness first, then behind the brightness a taut determination, and his brown eyes were amiably scornful.
Blowing on a glass, polishing it and glancing at Elmer through its flashing rotundity, the bartender remarked that he wasn't much of a hand at this here singing business. No bartender could have done other than smile on Elmer, so inspired and full of gallantry and hell-raising was he, and so dominating was his beefy grin. "Me and my room-mate'll show you some singing as is singing! But he could not afford liquor very often and the co-eds were mostly ugly and earnest.At the beginning of Senior year, Elmer announced that he desired to be president again. and ready to bring his rare talents to the Baptist ministry, asserted after an enjoyable private prayer-meeting in his room that he was going to face Elmer and forbid him to run. Only Jim had enough will to bully him into obedient admiration.To elect any one as class-president twice was taboo. Elmer swallowed ideas whole; he was a maelstrom of prejudices; but Jim accurately examined every notion that came to him. But your individual health depends on a variety of factors, including the quality of healthcare in your community, as well as the lifestyle choices you make each day.The more you know about these facets of your care, the healthier you—and your community—can be. cities where patients, providers and hospitals are getting healthcare right.