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Mason Clly Clobe-Gaiettc^Mason Clty?I»' Editorials Class Work, Athletics Need Not Be Neglected Too often the activities of the classroom are neglected in a high school paper. The citizens of a community read only of the extracurricular activities that seem to outshine the work in the classroom. Of course, extra-curricular act- tivities are important. However, they should not force the school room into oblivion. Last week we attempted to inform our readers of the projects, assignments and subject matter discussed in the classroom by means of a column, "Direct Report to the Taxpayers." We received such favorable comments after its appearance that we have decided to make this a regular feature. We are proud of {his new feature; we are not proud of our sports coverage. 'Combining a news page, an editorial page, and a sports page in a single sheet presents many problems. We feel that none of the three departments should be neglected. However, we have been neglecting sports, and, to'be frank, we do not have a solution. We. do know that sports should occupy approximately the same position in the paper each week. With this in mind we plan to devote the Jowev parts of column 2 and 3 to the athletes. We do not believe that our readers will want to read the stale re"-ports of contests that were played 8 days previous to publication of the Cub. Furthermore, the games are very ably reported in the Globe-Gazette by Jim VanHeel, who does a much better job than we could possibly do. Maybe interviews, sidelights and features will be the answer. A f least, we are going to point in that direction. The reactions of our readers will indicate the success or failure of our endeavor. *—*—* Assembly Entertainers Will Want to Return Fifteen cents please! That is a common phrase nearly twice a month around Mason City high school 1 . It means pay assembly time. These assemblies are obtained largely through a service of the University of Minnesota. Careful selection is made of the available programs to provide Mason City students with talented performers who will present an educational message. The. combination of entertain- Vol. 20 Oct. 1, 1949 No. 4 CUB GAZETTE "Oldest School Page In Iowa" Published Every Saturday in the School Year by Students of the Mason'City High School. SENIOR STAFF JEditor-in-Chief Mary Frisk Associate Editors Gretchen Krieger. Gordon Janssen and Roger Holtz. Reporters Beverly Brand Darlene McNary, Vesta Brownell, Don Maxwell and Clarice Gari-otto. Adviser Nell Puh Shoes for ' the entire family SHOES 105 No. Federal Mohawks Play Des Moines East Friday 5 GAZETTE CO-OPERATION PLUS SERVICE MAKE OUR SCHOOL A WINNER" 50c Cents Buys A Mohawk Auto License Plate FOUNDED IN 1929 DEVOTED TO MASON CITY SCHOOLS FOR BOTH PATRONS AND STUDENTS PUBLISHED BY M. C. H. S. Vtams, Dads to Be Guests at Next Game Des Moines Is Foe for Parents' Night East Des Moines will furnish he opposition for the Mason City Mohawks in a Big Six conf ex-en ce ootball game here Friday eve- ling. The contest has been designated s Parents' night, and mothers and athers of the Mohawk gridders lave been invited to witness the ;ame from the players' benches in the field. The parents will be ntroduced over the public address system. Coach Harry Helgason's Mo- lawks will be battling Friday for heir first Big Six victory. In their Dnly other loop sta/t they dropped a 25 to 6 decision to West Water- oo, although statistics gave the Mohawks an edge in first downs and yards gained. Socrates Pappajohn, junior u uard who has been cited all year )y sports writers for his fine de- 'ensive play, was injured in the Waterloo tilt. He probably will be ost for the remainder of the season, depending on the speed with which torn tissues in his knee mend. However, another injured grid- der, Bud Berger, a defensive back, s expected to get back into the ineup for Friday's tilt. Berger has been sidelined with a wrist injury. Woodhouse, Engel to Be Opponents Mason City students are await- ng eagerly the Minnesota-Iowa football game this year. Two former Mohawks will be opposing each other for the first ime in this tilt. They are Don S. Woodhouse, Iowa halfback, and Skip Engel, Minnesota fullback. , Both participated in track in addition to football while in school lere. Woodhouse also played basketball. FUTURE HOMEMAKERS VIEW THE PRODUCT—In their classroom kitchen members of this senior foods class have been busy canning fruits and vegetables. In the above picture 3 girls are removing pears from the pressure cooker. They are (from left to right) Marianne Deming, Ardis Hegland and Dorothy Entner. In the background, busy on another project, are Pat Cory, Beverly Holland and Bette Cookman. Marian Dickinson is their instructor. Homemaking Classes Find Answer to Food Problem ment and educational value gives this type of program a definite place in the day's schedule. At the first assembly program this week the conduct of the students was very good. Such conduct will make the entertainers want to come back to our school again. It is one way in •which we can show our appreciation for the excellent programs provided for us. Band, Chorus to Be Heard Over WOI The Mason City high school jand and mixed chorus will be leard Monday afternoon over WOI, Ames. Broadcast time is 2:45 p. m. These musical groups made a recording last week for Monday's broadcast. The vocalists will sing "Battle Hymn of the Republic" with Don Miller as soloist. The band will be featured in a pre-game salute. By DARLENE McNARY "Good food and plenty of it" is the first step toward maintaining good health. Home canning is the answer to this problem. That is what 115 future homemakers have learned in Marian Dickinson's food classes. After studying the history of food preservation, the girls applied their newly-gained knowledge in the classroom kitchen. Use 3 Processes Three canning processes have been used—the open kettle, pressure cooker and hot-water bath methods. Foods which the girls have canned include peaches, pears, apples, grapes, carrots and tomatoes. The girls, working in pairs, can one item each class period. All foods canned will be used later in the year in meal planning and serving projects. Movies Shown Along with this canning project, movies on methods of commercial canning and the history of preserving tomatoes have been shown. Through their study • the girls have learned that most foods can be canned and will maintain their flavor and food value for an indefinite period of time. This is very important in most homes because home canning usually is very economical. The next project for the girls will be the study and preparation of jellies, preserves and butters. Use Our Christmas Lay-away Plan Ask Ray Seney 19 East State ' Play refreshed Mason City Coca-Cola Bottling Co. AGNES BENNETT Teacher of VOICE and PIANO 421 North Adams Phone 3228-W PLAN STUDY Faculty committees have been appointed to survey corridor, lunch room and assembly conduct. Enroll Now! in the Singer TEEN-AGE SEWING CLASS Saturday Morning Classes Phone 1122 SINGER SEWING MACHINE CO. 123 North Federal HAMILTON School of Commerce Mason City, Iowa Approved For Service to World Wor 1 1 Veterans FLOWERS a Note of Cheer For Weddings Anniversaries Sick Room Gifts Correctly Arranged Moderately Priced Kemble's Greenhouse Flower Phone 55 Main Downtown Office Shop 1205 So. Fed. 115 No. Fed. Jaycee Chapter of Future Teachers Selects Officers Elaine Christopoulos was elected president of the Mason City jun- ir college chapter of the Iowa Fut u r e Teachers association at a meeting of the group last week. Other officers are Beverly Trick, vice president; Mary Lou Brandt, secretary, and Alvina Beck, treasurer. To Attend Meeting Five members of the chapter will attend the northeast regional meeting of the I. F. T. A. at Loras college, 'Dubuque, Monday. They are Jean Madden, Joan McCauley, Gay Wells, Miss Brandt and Miss Christopoulos. They will be accompanied by Edna Carstenson, faculty sponsor. Fourteen teacher training students received actual experience in their chosen field Sept. 22, when they substituted for new teachers in the grade schools in the city. The new teachers were guests of the Mason City Kiwanis club at its noon luncheon meeting. Substitutes Listed The trainees and the schools at which they taught included: Madison—Elaine Christopoulos grade 1, Dorothy Skarpness, grade 3, and Donna Matheson, grade 5; Jefferson—Joan McCauley, kindergarten; Garfield — Mary Lou Brandt, grade 6. Harding—Jean Madden, grade 3, Denese Bredall, grade 4, Gay Wells, I grade 5, Beverly Trisch grade 5, and Harold Quinley grade 6; Washington — JoAnn Madson, grade 5, and Mrs. Mildred Anderson, grade 6. Orchestra Members to Audition Oct. 22 Tryouts for the All-State orchestra will be held at Charles City Oct. 22. All members of the ligh school orchestra are eligible for the audition, and most of them plan to try-out, Marjorie Smith tring director, stated. The group includes Jeff Fra ser, Justine DiMarco, Kalherin.. ^hotiadcs, Judy Taylor, Marjorie Zemanek, Marynell Tessien, Ruth Coon, Jerry Adams, Renee Wolf Joan Pitman and Adrienne Allen violins; Pat O'Neil, celo, and Rit< Ebert, Clarice Garrotto and Caro Carlson, string basses. Council Acts on Plans for Homecoming Football Opponent to Be Fort Dodge Plans are underway for the an- aual Mason City homecoming celebration Oct. 28. Preparations for he event are being made by committees of the student council, sponsor of the affair. Fort Dodge will be the football opponent of the Mason City Mo- lawks. Included in the activities^ the day in addition to the frotball tame are the coronation ofa home- comiing queen, a pep assembly, and a homecoming dance. A home- 1 room decoration contest is also planned. Homecoming committee chairmen are Dick Braby, dance; Joyce McKeever, queen; Bob Richard, homeroom contest; Don Maxv/el, pep assembly, and Ted Richer and Dave Parker, publicity. Formation of a pep club was considered at the last meeting of the student council Tuesday. Donna Mettler was named chairman of a committee to organize the club. She will be'assisted by Maria Woonas and Sally Weber. In other action the council decided to sell auto booster plates through homerooms, selected a committee headed by Harold Wolf to determine meeting dates for the group, and appointed homecoming committees. Sarah Senior and Ivan Fosse are faculty advisers of the council. Direct Report * To the Taxpayers STRIKES PROBABLE Girls' physical training classes may have the opportunity to learn how to bowl. Mrs. Helen Kottrnan, instructor, says that questionnaires have been sent to the parents of the girls, and if the parents approve, classes will be held during regular physical education periods at a downtown bowling alley. The instruction will cost 80 cents for a 4-week course. •'" i FORM CO-OP OFFICE Twenty-six'students in Marion Haahr's office training class have formed a co-operative commercial school office. The office has been established in the high school with Shirley Friend acting as manager. Mary Gorham is, .her assistant. Other students are employed by school officials and business offices. They report at 1 p. m. and work until 5 or 5:30 p. m! During the past week the co-op office has been busy producing over 4,000 booklets for the adult night class. MINISTERS GUESTS Ministers of churches of which Hi-Y boys are members will be guests at a banquet. Monday at 6:30 p. m. at the.^.Y. M. C. A. There are 18 churches represented in this group of 50 boys. Journalism students are learning to read the daily newspaper. A weekly news quiz is an added incentive. •ROGER HATHAWAY Jaycees Pick Hathaway for Council Prexy \ Roger Hathaway, a sophomore, was Delected president of the Mason "City Junior college student council at the first meeting of the organization Wednesday. Beverly Griffin, also a sophomore, was named secretary-treasurer. Hathaway was graduated from Mason City high school in 1945. He was president of the senior class. Following graduation he served 2 years in the army. Hatha w a y is taking a Hb er al arts course, is on the football squad, and sings in the chorus. Miss Griifin is a cheerleader, and is active in musical organizations. Other memberr. - of the council selected by student vote this week are Tom Pattie, Bob Stoyles and Dean Schmidt. EXPLORE LIBRARY Sophomores have learned to use correctly the high school library. Each English class had a one-hour period in the library in which Mrs. " Pearl Minor-, the librarian, outlined the sources of information available. Classroom assignments were given to enable the student to receive extensive library practice. Billie Jackson to Head Girls' Athletic Group Billie Jackson, a junior, was elected president of the Girls' Athletic association at an organization meeting last week. Billie, an honor student, was queen of the Mohawk Relays last year. Other officers named include Viola Anderson, vice president; Joanne Kanzebach, secretary and treasurer; Marilyn Davis Sports chairman; Lucretia Nalan, junior representative: Coralee Hicks, senior representative; Bessie Ka- ramilros, sophomore representative, and Verdini Erickson, business manager. Plans are underway for a get- acquainted party, but details for the event have not been completed. G. A. A. is sponsored by Mrs. Helen Kpttman, girls' physical education instructor. HISTORY NEEDED A survey in Alice Riter's American history classes has revealed that the students have ancestors and parents from Mexico, Holland, Austria, Russia, Norway Germany, Denmark, Poland, Sweden, Italy, Switzerland, England, Ireland, Czechoslovakia, Greece, Lithuania, Finland, Canada and Yugoslavia. SARCHETT IS SPEAKER AT DES MOINES PARLEY A. M. Sarchett, director of adult education, was one of 3 speakers at a meeting of directors of industrial and vocational education in Des Moines Thursday. 20 Students Working in High School Office Twenty students are working on the office staff this year. The duties include secretarial work, errands and switchboard operation. Marilyn Kirkpatrick is Mr. Brunsvold's secretary and Lorraine Kafer is Miss Fullerton's secretary. Other members are Marilyn Jones, Karin Johnson, Marian Brones, Jack Carman, Jean Benson, Ruth Cunningham, Marcia Brown, Bud Berger, Donna Subj', Phyllis Williamsen, Doris Mott, La Verne Haveland, Ardys Hegland, Shirley Cree, Mariann Deming, Betty Duckert, Betty Anderson and' Marvyl Gettmann. To the Students PAGING JOE MILLER Jokes told by R. M. Howell at the first pay assembly seemed mighty familiar to many students. Evidently he hasn't changed his repertoire since he last appeared here. He and Mrs. Howell spend 9 months of the year touring the country and presenting their glass blowing programs. During the summer they operate a gift shop in northern Minnesota. In their leisure time they reside in Springfield, Tenn. ADDED SUPPORT "When the Trojans of East Des Moines meet the Mohawks here Friday they will have added support in their marching band. The musicians will appear jointly with Mason City in the pre-game flag- raising ceremony and will share the half-time program. ORCHIDS AND ONIONS > A blue ribbon should be awarded homeroom 208 for rating first in the sale of season football tickets. Coach Bill Moore's students sold $56 worth. In 2nd place was room 209, Mrs. Edith Naylor, with |48. Tied for 3rd place were the rooms of Sarah Senior, 310; George Losen, 319; Wilma Tallman, 308, and Mrs. Helen Houser, 312. A nice large onion should be awarded to those rooms whose efforts were nil. The 4 rooms who failed to sell a single ticket were 213, 304 and 317. Enjoy One Today Sold in Your Neighborhood SAVE YOUR CAR AND TIRES! Buses operate on Regular Schedules Daily to and from Your Neighborhood. Mason City Motor Coach Co, FROSTICKS A Mighty Good 5c Treat BORDEN'S HUTCHINSON'S ICE CREAM DIVISION DRINK MILK Drink it at home, and drink it at school. You'll love it right from the bottle, or. mixed with flavorful syrups. Any way and always, it's rich in cream in every drop. Hermanson Dairy Products Co., Inc. Phone 646 Work- Smoothers! We most likely can show you Office Supplies that will save time — and patience! — in your daily routine. Simple-but- sure record keepers — from stenographic needs to Quick- Consult handy files. "We are as interested in serving you with such inexpensive time-savers as in major-cost Office Specialties! KLIPTO Loose Leaf Co 15-17 S. Delaware Ave. . . . Next to City Hall BILLIE JACKSON DR. D. E. BOYENGA O. D. Formerly Maces Optical Eyes Examined - Glasses Fitted All of Dr. Maces Records Still on File. New Location: 8 So. Delaware Phone 577 SEE US FOR . . . Complete Line Quality SCHOOL SUPPLIES YELLAND & HANES 11-13 East State St. PRESERVE Your School MEMORIES with our fine PHOTOGRAPHS LOCK PHOTOS 26 Second N. E. Phone 558 For Expert Dry Cleaning and Laundry PHONE 789 !*|ar\nAJi t- S for sports or recreation of any kind you'll find what you want or need at our store . . . you'll appreciate the service too! YOUR SPORTING GOODS DEALER IN NORTH IOWA Decker Bros. 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