JTROSBO HIGH SGHOOIJ NOTRS Plans iirc being made wit.h Dr. Bronson to Five illustrated lectures ~1ft the Junior tt-ntf— HCTI i or high schools" on December J7 on Hawaiian Is- latvds. He -will discuss their customsr- dress, government, Industry, < x vc. Dr. nronson is well able to <io this, l»av- ing spent a number of years on the Islands. The RMetulam-e n port for l.hq month of November showed enrollment enrollment of !>$'< boy« and 65S frirls. a total of IL'47. In tlio hiffb school th<> out "im.il>rrt>d tin: lioys. There w«>ro 188 girls to 1415 boys. The percent percent of attendance was just a little beloXv thf October standing, the boys showing a little bettor" attendance than the girls. Tho boys averaged 9B per cent for the system, and the- girls 94.7 per cent'. There wore 22,- 2f*« total days of at.te.ndanr.fi for an average of 95-3 per cent. Tardiness was four times as bad IB the high sehol as it was in the grades. The Freshman and Senior clasps won- the worut. offenders. The Freshmen had 2f> tardles and the Seniors 24. The fourth grade ma.ie the best record with no tar- dli-K. The fifth, sixth and seventh grii'U'S tied for second place with four tardios aech. The first grade. hail the— most absentees with a total of 351 days for the month. The fourth grade came second with a total of 13S. The girls' basket ball team lias arranged a number of practice games with the Gran by pirls. They went to Qranby yesterday afternoon for their first practice game. - The second subtraction tent just been finished. In most instances the progress was good. In each case the pupils will continue until' they liave approached the standard set for their grade. Tho progress has been much more noticed since the pupils have broken away from the old borrowing system of subtraction. Under the plan in use, the pupil does not get tangled up with borrowing from the next number, in the minuend. In the test Just finished some good gains were made. In the fourth grade with a standard of 7, Benton was high with a score of 4.7. However. Field made the greatest greatest gain in the two weeks' drill, making a gain of 1.8 problems in the time allowed. In the fifth grade the standard is 0, hern again Benton is high with a score of 8.7. However, Central and Field both made greater gains during the time allowed. Central Central fifth grade made a gain of 3JL problems. In the sixth grade, the standard is 1 1, Field was high with a score of 1 5. a gain of 6 prob- -letus. Central, was second in the amount gained, gaining 2.2 problems. problems. In the seventh grade the standard is 1 2. The score for the first test was 8.1. and for the second second test 11.1. For the eighth grade the standard Is 13. For the first test the. average score was 8.8, and for the second 12.7. ' . The Home Economics e'" hfild its. regular meeting last V. <> .-lay night in the Home Economic;, department department in the high school. The club chose the name of Ellen H. Richards, who was an outstanding leader in the founding of Home Economics, for the club name,. Community Community work, in the form of sewing for the Charity Board, fnrr" 0 ^ th 6 ^ activities of the evening. A candy sale, for the. benefit of charity, will bo conducted by the El- icn H. Richards Club at the high school Friday noon. The board, at a recent meeting, accepted the resignation of Miss Ed- World's of Granby spent the week-end here i at the home of George Spencer. The revival meeting at the Baptist. na Davis, , teacher of the second grade at Central school. The vocational home economics de.partment has new lights in the sewing room. This relieves a. eondi- tlon that has bothered them for a number of years. The lights that they have put In have large fixtures fixtures and indirect lighting. The pupils of Junior high are to have two book reports in by Christinas Christinas for their English classes. The girls' basket ball team of Junior high were going to play Field school Monday. On account of rain the game was postponed until a later date. The eighth grade civics class Is studying the History of Missouri and find it to be very interesting. Monday Monday they had quest ions concerning the City of Neosho. The sixth grade pupils at Benton are making a study of fish. They made a trip to the. Fish Hatchery the first of the week. The lienton Parent-Teachers' Association Association IB going to meet this (;om- • Ing Friday. A musical program is being planned by the mothers with Mrs. Roy Thomas as leader. The Fiold school Parent-Teachers' Association mot yesterday afternoon. This circle of the Parent-Teachers' Association has taken up the study of appreciation of music and had a program on Shubert. RITOHEY Miss Neoma Douthitt, accompanied by her aunt, Mrs. [,. II. Hogan of itee.da, spent the wec.k-o.nd with friends and relatives in Kansas City. Mr. and. Mrs, Erie Smerdon are announcing the arrival of a daughter, daughter, Helon Marie, Saturday, December December 4., Mr ,and Mrs. Oh as. Bailey visited relatives in Newtoni*. Sunday, &nd oj»o attended' church services at that place. Mrs, AnioUii' 8arid«r» Is visitine «*}$))' her daughter, Mrs. Oliver Gu- Uck, of Monett, this week. ' Elijah Spencer and their son H churchi Is progressing nicely. Bro. Carlln's sermons are very interesting interesting and helpful. There, is a strong interest among both Christians and this unconverted people.' Several conversions conversions have occurred, and the general general spiritual conditions of our community community arc considerably improved. Miss Ina and Harold Douthitt of the Berwick neighborhood spent several several days of last week with friends here and attended church services. Mr. and Mrs. Lee Skaggs of Wentworth Wentworth visited with friends here Sunday. Sunday. Mr. and -\lrH. Arthur T«argen attended attended the funeral of Mrs. J. O. Clark at Newtonia, Sunday. Mrs. Christina D'Xern and daughter, daughter, Mrs. J. J. Jack, were shopping in Neosho Friday. . Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Alburty and daughter, Helen, left Sunday for Amarillo, Tex., for a three weeks' -visit with—relative's. ' ~~ Mr. and Mrs. Molvin Heed are •announcing the arrival of a daughter, daughter, Sunday. Miss Gladys Patterson who has been working the past month in Neosho, has returned home. Mr. and Mrs. Curtice York, Mr. and Mrs. B. K. Horsey, Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Armstrong and ttev. Car- liu were dinner^ guests Sunday at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Douthitt. Douthitt. Mr. and Mrs. Cletus Beavers left Sunday for Troece, Kan., where he has employment. Wm. Ruggles of Oklahoma spent last. Wednesday with relatives liere. Mi', and Mrs. Boswell of M!on- Ark Springs spent the week-end at the ' home of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. English. 7\.rraiiKi'mc 111- 1 community Christmas tree, to be held at the Presbyterian church. Mr. and Mrs. A. Lofgren and daughters were dinner guests at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Claude Skaggs, Sunday. Much interest and speculation was aroused In this locality Friday when Jack T'ressley and Tom Lewis discovered discovered the skeleton of a young man while trapping in the Barber; pasture. The remains were Identified as those of I .e Verne. Lank ford of Joplin. who mysteriously disappeared about two and one-half years ago. An inquest inquest was held here Monday and the coroner's jury rendered a verdict staling that death was caused by a gun nhot inflicted by unknown par- Hen. Mr.s. Luclnda York and Mrs. Elmer Elmer Hutchison are reported on the sick list this week with colds. The Uitchey Fruit Growers' Association Association held a regular business meeting meeting Saturday afternoon. The growers growers gave the association orders for orates which totaled two car loads. McNATT Airs. J. V. Hubbard who had boeu visiting relatives hero returned Sunday Sunday to the home of hc-r daughter, Mrs. Dave Tlmin, at Elm Springs. Shoi was accompanied by hor grhnd- dauyhtur, Dorothy Wldener. Mr. and .Mrs. Joo Hubbard spent Sunday afte.rnon with Mr. and Mrs. Duvo Thain. Mr. and Mr«. Sam Wirtener and children spont Sunday with Mr. and li'ranlc Jon us. -Mr. and Mrs. Ed,dio Fry and children children spent Saturday night ajid Sunday Sunday visiting tit the home of Mr. and M rH. Frank Jones. So.vural from hero attendod the at James McQuire'H lost Tuo.sday night, P«te Collins spent Tuesday night with his sister and family, Mr. and Mrs. Sam Wldenor. Mies Mildred Hubbard spent Sunday Sunday with Miss Kvn and Ila Plank., ..... A protracted meeting will begin atr thw -Christian church on Elk Horn thM latter part of tho week. Rro. John Dodson of Andoreon .will fill hia, regular appointment here next Sunday morning and night. Everyone Everyone cordially Invited to attend '