1937 gym completed Camden Times

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1937 gym completed Camden Times - MODERN SWIMMING POOL COMPLETED the than opened...
MODERN SWIMMING POOL COMPLETED the than opened their international and the on extends 50 engaged. international who and had tonight still to progress. 7,000 Japan's the Chinese time while evacuated and to thi t vesse fire. t fo (Photo by News) 'One of the finest swimming pools in the state of Arkansas has just been completed at Pairview high school, hree miles south of Camclen. It is the only indoor swim- ning pool in this county. City Own Con on tho station completion Septemoer announced located near the Company construction with its $2.000. Fairview Students To Enjoy Modern Building into moon- the the toward shelled east the in Hung- far developed heaviest of the with Japanese side ex- (By Rose Racier) ! Fairview school children will no .enger -j,o to schcoi in the "little red schoolhousc" for when school starts Monday, August 25, a brand new recreational building, which also includes eight grammar grade rooms:, wilt- be re-atly -for use. The new building was constructed constructed at a total-cost of over $155.000. A. N. McAnich of Little Rock was the architect and this is the latest improvement in the Fairview choo! system. The Fairview building is now one of the most n in- the entire state and one of the finest rural schools in the South. ' With a seating capacity of 1,500 1,500 people, the gymnasium i.-; fully equipped for indoor baseball, baseball, soil ball, tennis and basket-ball. basket-ball. I he flooring is of concrete with i'.n Armstrong composition covering made of hard rubber and marked off for the different games Tumbling mats, horizontal horizontal and diagonal bare, climbing rods, chinning bars,, weights that will be used to develop arm and leg muscles arc included among the equipment. Also the punching punching bag, dumb bells, traveling rings, reducing horse, Indian balls .for both boys and girls have been bought anrl are ready for use. Dresjing room.-; for -boys and girls have been provided as well as offiue space for physical cdu- ation directors; Large supply ooms that have special racks for eparate equipment have also een ouilt and special doors for ssuing equipment'fire one of the eaturea 'of thus ,b.ulding. At ther>wes|j/en,d of the gymna- ium is!(he stajze'. which will be used for" all lilgh school func- ions and plays. The stage has ' sus State College, will be the physical physical education director. For the past three years McNay has been the physical educational advisor in the Monticello CCC camp He is also a lieutenant in the Infantry Infantry Reserve Corps, Besides this splendid new swimming swimming pool and the equipment that has been mentioned above, numerous improvements have been made about tne grounds and in the home economics cottage. New ofiice spac? has been provided provided for the superintendent and the principal, which also include waiting rooms. The school library library has been re-finished and is one of the ncwc-.t improvements of which the faculty is most pioud. The library connects with a study hall which seats 80 students. students. As the library will seat 48 it makes it possible for one- teacher to contro 1 . 128 students at cne time. A repair room for damaged books 15 also included in the library. Two new chemistry and science laboratories are also included in the now improvements anrl will gradually be equipped. Pootunt bullets Non stooi killec Sine hi and at ex- physical education classes. been providtkj ;'• with footlights lead lights and spot light's, » A deep blue velvet curtain with gold fringe and with the school initials langs royally behind the lights. Grey drapes have been used for a background an;! there are also dressing rooms, , In .the basemen: of the building is the swimming pool, one of the finest equipped in South Arkansas Arkansas It is built o! light tan tile with insets of g'cen and slopes from a depth of three feet to eight feet. It is 30 by 60 feet and special special spring diving boardr, are placed placed at the west .••ml of the pool Foot bt-ths and rinse pools have also been constructed. Locker rooms, shower and dressing rooms for both boys and .girls are directly directly behind the pool and are airangeu for heating facilities. Many water contests have been planned for the coming school term and seats on the side of the swimming pool are equipped to scat 500 to 700 people. All students in tiie high school will be required to take physical education unless a doctor advises against it. Starling with the fifth grade all students will wear regulation gym suits, during A commercial course has been installed for' Scn'or high school students interested in the wheels of the business world This course will have a special room with regular regular typing tables, typewriters, and other office machinery equipment. equipment. An instructor for the nesv course has not yet been selected selected but will be named before school starts. Bookkeeping typing and short hand will be the subjects subjects taught. The faculty for the 1937-38 school term will be the same as last year with the exception ol Hailey Shaddock who svill take the place of Lambuth Griffin Mr. Shaddock svas formerly at Chi- destcr High School and is a graduate graduate of the University of Arkansas Arkansas whore he received his AB and also a Master's degree. School will sUi:'. Monday morning, morning, /uigiiht 23. Registration ^ Last Washington is 82 great War life on owned seen location of E, Church. woman slave. of about Graven cotton ginned the he account War did his labors and all the thiid other are four built by some of: All big were childen present. A would story. A big W. T. Sunday at were occasion A "We this flowers lunch to keep would The been feet. it. It old Travelers their Geo. Logan cannon in the Masberry The down, surrounding before The young .somewhere where a little expected year. to excite! that ol' last SEEMS LIKELY Governor Graves May Name Wife to Succeed Succeed Black Washington, Aug, 18 (JP). —Congressmen —Congressmen from Alabama said today today they understood Governor Bibb Graves of that state had decided decided to appoint his wife, Mrs. Dixie Graves, as temporary senate successor to Hugo Black, new Supreme Court Justice. They said Mrs. Graves might be in Washington tomorrow to take for a over building p:^'year county Mildred homes materials. that every available ty Joe McNay, a graduate of Kan-the oath as Senator, New cotton agreement loans weather 90

Clipped from Camden Times19 Aug 1937, ThuPage 1

Camden Times (Camden, Arkansas)19 Aug 1937, ThuPage 1
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