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1. won 9 Columbus of in sec 23 Eagle Schools of Six Counties < to Have Representation at Meet On April 4 and 5. Through the efforts of Supt. T. H. jeslie. Weimar has secured the one\ct Play Tournament of the Univer- ity Interscholastic League for this ear. This contest, the most interest- ng and entertaining of all League vents, will be conducted in the Weimar High School Auditorium at 8:15 o. m., Wednesday and Thursday, April : and 5. The schools representing DeWitt. Colorado and CaldweU counties will present their plays April 4, and those representing Fayette, Gon- Eales and Lavaca counties, April 5. The Schulenburg High School Orchestra, one of the largest and best high school orchestras in South Texas, will furnish music for the event. Weimar, representing Colorado county, will stage "The Finger of God" by PercivEl Wilde and directed by Lillian Ullough. The play concerns Strickand, a business man, who baa made every preparation, to commit a crime. As be is about to carry out his plans, a girl appears to show him to himself as he really is. The cast includes George Herder HI as Strickland, Lawrence Loessin as Benson, his valet, and Jane shaver as the girl. Waelder. representing Gonzales countv, will present a comedy, "The First Dress-Suit", by Russell Medcraft and directed by O. C. Smith, Jr. In this play we have all the trials and tribulations of a young boy on the occasion of ordering and wearing his first dress suit. The cast includes Elizabeth Crozier as Mrs. Harding. ?uth Vaughn as Betty Harding, her daughter, Elvis Miller as Teddy Hard- ng, her son, ancl Boy Johnson as Johnny Drake. Betty's fiance. Moulton, representing Lavaca county. »W"|*esetit a comedy, "The Blue Teapot" by Jean Lee Latham ant directed by Lydia Koester. Jimmy and Cynthia, two headstrong young moderns, have been engaged, but they are quitting forever, for to Cynthia the thought of really havnig a home of her own is so marvelous that she wants everything in it to be perfect. To Jimmy, their home is a place to take all his treasures: worn-out story books, and a stuffed squirrel for the mantel. The quarrel has reached th point where it is really serious, and the dear old couple. Ma and Pa. who love both the youngsters, are deepl troubled. Pa warns Ma not to try to patch things up— they will see through her like a shot. But it is Ma tha clears things up just the same— Ma and her blue teapot. The cast con sists of Norma Wachtendorf as Ma- Brown. Boyce Rehmet as Pa Brorfn Malvin Merrem as Jimmy McNabt. a orphan, and Maxine Bergfeld as Cyn thia. whom Jimmy loves. LaGrange. representing F a y e 1 1 countv. will present "The Lord's Pray er" by Francois Coppee and directe by Carolyn Adams. When we see French woman, during the period o the Paris Commune, embittered by th killing of her brother, torn bctwee the desire for revenge and the plea o to her struggle and learn through he victory the beauty and power of for Cucro. representing DeWitt count will present a tragedy. "Fisin's" b Paul Greene and directed by Mar Emma Rosson. The play has as 1 setting the backwoods country o North Carolina. It depicts a hope less spiritual struggle between EC wile. Lily, who likes "fixin's" abou Uie house. The cast consists of Bar ney Gray as Ed Robinson, a youi tenant farmer, Marjorie Elder as Li Robinson, his wife, and William G North as Jim Cooper, his landlord. Luling will represent Caldwcll coun ty. but has not reported Its play an Herer Bill erve apt. Robt Marach, and rid lettermen irst o. are: Lawrence Charie to the NRA in nt, business i, of o nay men of ity two for ;hat or ask be be butler

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  1. The Weimar Mercury,
  2. 30 Mar 1934, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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