Estherville Daily News from Estherville, Iowa on May 11, 1939 · Page 3
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Junior High Students Hold Open House Junior high students will hold <open house for their parents Friday evening at 7:46 in the junior high assembly. The purpose of the program is to display the interests of the junior high dub groups. These groups meet twice a week to sponsor definite interests. ' Robert Brorcns will be master of ceremonies. The first number on the program will be the brass quartette under the direction of Raymond Minkler. Members of the quartette are John Cramer, Paul Riggs, Donald Bixby and Robert Clare. The creative writing group is sponsored by Miss Helen Tucker. The eighth grade students in this club have sponsored a newspaper and the seventh grade have written stories and plays. Charles Stith will read a "Tribute to Parents" and Verla Jean Perkins, "My Idea o* the Junior. H5gtt Citizen," a poem, "My Dog" by Billy Warrington, and "Creative Writing" by Clark Starkey. The seventh .and eighth grade chorus under the direction of Miss Frances Smith will sing several selections. This group includes about 100 of the junior high students. An explanation of the work done by the art class under the direction of Miss Evelyn Jo Cousins will be given by Dorothy Schull. The handicraft division sponsored by Miss Gertrude Mohr and the eighth grade dramatic club under the direction of Edward Neilson will also be explained by members of the classes. James Mustard will tell of the activities of the Honor Club which is sponsored by Miss Mildred Martin. V The seventh grade dramatic club under the direction of Miss Marie Meyers will present a play entitled "It Pays to Be Honest" Joan Winkleman will announce the play- Following the. assembly program the parents may view hobby displays in the corridors. These displays are examples of the junior high pupils out-of-school interests. The display will include knitting, stamp collections, cm broidery, model airplanes, photography, art, charms, handicraft and creative writing. Different types of school and club work will be displayed on the pupils desk in the home rooms. V.R.— Mr. and Mrs. J..W. Peterson, Mrs. Dora Hackett and Mrs. Marguerite Ellerston returned Monday from a short stay in the southwestern part of the state and Nebraska. • The Petersons visited with his brothers at Avoca, Mrs Hackett stopped at Persia and Mrs. Ellerston was at Omaha with her sister, Mrs. J. G. Abbott. All were at Omaha Saturday to view -the Shrine parade. WPMEN EAIU'NE WHITE Pnsuleat of The Sm- ioaai Meradoai of Ban- Hi and Profiwiiiinl Women'• Clubs, Inc. The first American student to J win the Robert Bruce Scholarship at Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, is eighteen-year-old Rosalind Biggerstaff of Chatham, New Jersey, daughter of the Rev. Robert A. Biggerstoff. The prise is given to a student of Scotch descent for the highest grade in the final examinations of the first year of study. Her score was nearly perfect. More than 250 students tried for the scholarship. —m-r. Few of the larger colleges and universities will be overlooked by Miss Grace Hadow in her lecture tour of the United States and Canada to interest young women in attending Oxford University, England. Miss Hadow arrived recently and has been entertained in New York from which city she has started on her round of the campuses. The Society of Home Students, one of the five women's colleges of Oxford, is headed by Miss Hadow. To Sing In District Tourney Emmet county chorus of 23 farm women will go to Mason City May 17 to participate in the district rural women's chorus tournament. The choruses will be divided into two classes. Class A and Class B. The Emmet county chorus will be grouped among Class B choruses, (because it is competing for entry in the state tournament.) Other Class B choruses to be at Mason City are: Winnebago, Hancock, Cerro Gordo and Mitchell. At the close of tbV day all choruses at the district tournament will join in a grand ensemble under the direction of the leader of the high ranking chorus. The ensemble will sing the numbers required for the three years Bless This House, Thanks Be To God and Dear Land of Home. Miss Rosalind Cook of the Iowa State College musk department will rank the choruses. Miss Fannie R. Buchanan, extension specialist in charge of the rural music program, will be in charge of the tournament. The high-ranking group among Class B choruses will go to the State Fair this fall to take part in the state tournament. Since Class A district tournaments are being held at three points only, only three choruses will partici­ pate for CUaa A beae**. The** three dtacwi will he jot*** by other Class A ehoraaea for a mat- iac* recital during on* day of the fair. The Ksamot county chars* was organised October 1*37 and is under the direction of Mrs. R. L. Caldwell. It has mad* auaeroas appearances at CeateaaiaJ pag- •ant held in KstherriBe hut rammer, at the State Com husking contest held at Singsted hut fall .for Harvest Home Sunday, for th* [animal County Farm Bureau meeting, for the annual County Home Project Achievement Day and at a meeting of co-operative elevators at Dunne!!, Minnesota. On May 21 they will sing at the Presbyterian church of Estherville as a part of Rural Life Sunday. Personnel of the group Includes: Mesdame* Walter BUrg. M. A. Balkema, T. C. Burton. M. C. Gilbertson, Frank Hutchinson, Fred E. Johnson, Chas. Logan, Russet! Lair, O. E. Morton. Aadne Nets, [Joe Oakes. jr., Lester Ramsey, A. B. Rosenberger, Fred Rowe. M. H. Silcox, Ira Swart*. E. H. Hays. Reed Jordan. E. H. Mitchell. Florence West, Anne Schaper, Elvin L. Sunde, Chas. Heinrich. This is the third y»ar for farm women's choruses in Iowa. In recognition of the work of Iowa choruses, the state ha* been aaked to send one group to appear on the Rural Wom*p.'« Day program at the New York World's Fair. May 23. Funds are being raised to send the Sioux county chorus a* Iowa's representative. V.R Try the Want Ads for results. May «—Frank M M<*¥*w, St Jassea, Mis*, M; Adatr F. Hm'-m- grea. St. Jaw*. Mnn. in TV* Sawyer with Mr. and Mr*. Uwr*« Sawyer with Mr. and Mr* n»rr* McCeUass as saoacribtag »jt»**»- May *~Orr»l A . Mom*. Man. kata, Minn. 21; JUJM V OU««. Stewart. Mhuu 1*. May *—Woo4r«w S o!«.*. Fairmont. Mian, S3; lNlou O ta, Fairmoat. Mian,. 19 R»> t >u. Lang was the officiating »Uryv man at this marriage. May *— Woodrow S Ot»n -\' Fairmont, Mbm., and H *Uv.. o Lota, 19, alaa of Fairmont. May «—Orrel A. Mam*. Manila to, Minn., and June V <>i son. It. Stewart. Minn. Frank M. Morrow, M. » m l A.L.- T. Mahngren. IS. both of St. Jam May 8—Verl L. Martin. 41. Tot ril. Iowa and Etfie Ma* Cooper, 41. Dayton. Iowa. V.R. Miss Ahna Keea. worthy ti<«-h prteatm* of Retae! Shrine, loft Friday for Cincinnatti. Ohio, to attend the feaakm* of U»» »u- prune •hrtne. Sh# »n»nt in company with Mr. and Mr*. J I. Itrad- flcid of Spirit I-ake Mm BraJ- Held U lYpreaontali** from th» Spirit Lake Shrin* and Mr Rrad- field stopped in Chicago to tran*- act business. Vindicator ami Republican carries quite a complete «upp!y of Legal Blanks. Women aviators are constantly adding fresh laurels to their crowns. I am impressed by the flight of three women officers on the Soviet Red Army's air force, who have broken the world distance record for women. They attempted to fly nonstop from Moscow to the Paciffic but ended in a forced landing in Siberia, not without, however, having established a new score for women fly. ers. .Names may not mean much to readers, but the titles these flyers have seen important. For instance, Valentine Grizodobuva is a [Deputy in the Soviet Parliament. Polina Osipenko is a captain, and Marina Raskova a senior .'ieuten- I ant in the Soviet Red Army's air force. A woman surpervised the planning and laying out of tho New York World's Fair 1939. It was a I man-sized job and it so happens I that the one who filled it is barely five feet two. Mrs. Martha Gillette was a free lance commercial artist who mapped air ports and other areas for the Curtiss- Wright Flying Service, and helped to plot the Davis Islands. Mrs. Gillette, nee Taylor, was born in Atlanta, Ga. and, and went to college in Lexington, Ky. Later she had a job with an architect in 'Louisville, Ky. *<^a>> Estherville Shoe Store FLOWERS For Mothers' Day Phone or Place Your Order Now We will reserve your selection and make deliveries ^unday morning. When yon think of home, yon think of Mother, and not until you have lost 'her •will you ever know just how much the hon»o dep<*nits upon mother. Make 'her happy today with a beautiful bouquet of selected cut flowers in smart combinations and perfectly prepared. Sturdy, handsome Potted Plants will also gladden the heart. We Have Thousands of Tomato and Cabbage plants which have been transplanted t« make them stronger and better. Always buy transplanted plants "There Is a Difference.' Estherville Greenhouse Cut Flowers, Potted Plants, Seeds, Vegetable Plants W. J.Tbns Fhone 107

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