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 - Activity of 'Y' Members Is Shown at Boys Night...
Activity of 'Y' Members Is Shown at Boys Night "Creative effort" was the keynote of Boys' Night, sponsored by the Y. C A. and the Boys' Work Com mittee of the Rotary club, held Sat - Kfljurday night in Legion hall. lhe program and exhibits unfolded before an enthusiastic audience of more than 500 parents a panorama x" life in the county a life de voted to the molding of good citizen - hip out of the raw material of boy ish impulses to create and achieve. Soldiers of Progress Body and brain, the soldiers of progress, were given equal place in this shrine of achievement. Be - rib - boned booths displayed the work of nimble fingers. Speeches and' club rituals exemplified the work of equally nimble minds. Here and there boys and groups of boys were especially honored with medals and trophies for distinctive work along special lines. But to the more than 200 members of the "Y" throughout the county, and to their leaders and Secretary L. R. Bigelow and the adults who are taking an active interest in their welfare, goes the more important honor that accrues to the 'soldier of progress." 'Museum Arranged For one evening Woodland had a museum a collection of more than 300 exhibits arranged by the boys of the county. The groups included cur - i, early day relics and models made by Y. M. C. A. club members. Among the exhibits was an Indian tepee arranged by the Crow Friendly Indians of Esparto, an exact reproduction of President Garfield's log, cabin birthplace made by Charles Mai - j len of the Roosevelt Pioneers of Es - parto and a collection of mounted! flowers shown by Bill Eddy. Fire arms and implements of the pioneer period were stressed by the Pi boys, while Indian blankets and headdress exhibits were the most elaborate part of the Friendly Indian collections. Dale Vierra of the Roosevelt Pio - neers of Esparto exhibited a minia - re oil drilling apparatus with a mo tor which he had made. The pets shown included wild hawks. mud turtles, dogs, pigeons, chickens and bantams. Present PowiWnw Early in the program all the Friendly Indian erouns in thp. rnnnf - .v combined to give a picturesque ver - oiun uj. an iimiBU jiuw - WOW. ine COl - orful event was directed by Robert Nixon, Jr., of Winter?. Nixon's son, Eugene, one of the youngest and most active Friendly Indians in Yolo county, sang "Red Wing" and "Let Me Call Vbu Sweetheart" as an encore. The Nei Perce tribe of Winters was awarded the Friendly Indian Efficiency shield, won in the recent county - wide contest, by George N. Mcr - ritt. Hatcher Honored Gaddis, president of the Rot ary club, bestowed a medal upon Junior Hatcher as the 'most outstanding Pioneer of the county. Eight silver badges were doled out by L. R. Bigelow to boys who had received 2( more notches on their bronze Pio neer badges during the last year. The boys were Junior Hatcher, Kenneth Brown, Maynard Whitlow, Stuart Cranston, Jack Fitzgerald, R. Pyle, Dale Vieira, Jfilwood Russell and Shel - ford Wyatt. Mrs. Wilson Scarlett and son, Le - land, gave a camp playlet. Maurice Pinnell gave the Comrade "Resolve.' President Billy Blevins presided over the tii - x program and Sidney Epperson sang "Step Right Along, Y. M C. A.' as part of this program. Proctor Speaks President Mark Landquist of the Young Men's club told of the work of the club, and Asa G. Proctor, president of the Y. M. C. A. board of di rectors, explained the ideals of the body he re Speeches by Proctor, Bigelow and Julius Kraft the latter chairman of the Boys' Work committee of the Rot ary club, laid before the audience the general purposes of the Y. M. and the things it has achieved in the county. Woodland Rotarians were judges of the various events and exhibits. Pioneer Events In the booth exhibits for the Pioneer clubs the Lindbergh was first, Daniel Boone second and the Roosevelt third. Pioneer clubs having the most ribbons: Lindbergh first, Daniel Boone second and Kit Carson third. Club winning knot tying contest: Junior Hatcher, Lindbergh, first; and Harold Schaffer, Daniel Boone sec - Clubs winning first aid demonstra tion: Edwin Proctor and Bruce Bee - man, Kit Carsons, and Kenneth Brown and Robert Jonea, Llhdberghi; tied for first. Claire Marlin and Jack Humphries, Daniel Boone, second, Pioneer winning public speaking contest: "Why I Am a Pioneer," Robert Jones, Lindbergh, and Edwin Proctor, Kit Carson, tied for first; Charles Mellon, Roosevelt, second and John Watson, Daniel Boone, third. Pioneer club winning shield for points: Lindbergh first, Daniel Boone, second, and Kit Carson third. Winner of Pioneer honor medal: Junior Hatcher.' Friendly Indian Contest Club exhibiting best booth: Crows first, Pawnee second, Yakimas third. Club having most ribbons: Paw nees first,' Nez Perce second and Crow third. Club having best blanket and head dress: Nez Perce. Boy with best headdress: Joe Grif fin, Nez Perce. Boy with best blanket: Jimmy Hare, Yakima. Winners of Indian wrestling match: Leslie Murphy, Pawnees, first; Harold Taylor, Nez Perce, second, and Leonard Shamberger, Yakimas, third. Friendly Indian winning public speaking contest: "Wlvy I Am a Friendly Indian," Billy Crum, Nez Perce, first; Duke Reese, Pawnee, second, and Griggs Tillotson, Shasta, third. Friendly Indians winning shield: Nez Perce, first, Pawnee second and Yakima, third. (This event was announced wrong, but a check gave the above results.) Boys with most individual points for exhibits, given in their sequence: Junior Hatcher, Maynard Whitlow, Charles Mallon, Edwin Proctor, George Crum, Phillip Coons, Warren Biggerstaff, Jack Fitzgerald, Phillip Leiser, Emil Rehm, Billy Eddy, Sidney Penrose, Grant Cloud, Dale Vieira, Kenneth Sowash, Kenneth Brown and Elwood Russell. Kenneth Brown was found to have en responsible for bringing the largest number of guests to. the meeting and was awarded the prize, a "Y" hat, presented by Bigelow. Suitable prizes were offered for each of the winning teams or individuals. Noted Educator To Speak Here Brother Leo, president of St. Mary's College, Oakland, and one of the Nation's most prominent Christian Brothers, is to be in Woodland this even - He will talk on education, ad dressing the boys of the Friendship ciuo, at tne rarisn nan.

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  1. Woodland Daily Democrat,
  2. 21 May 1928, Mon,
  3. Page 8

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