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Johnny Goes to Sixfh Reaches Final Stage Of Elementary School (Editor's note: This is the Ixth in a series of articles covering the curriculum offered in the Reno school system. The articles are aimed at a comprehensive and objective study of the system in vogue here and no attempt is made to assess the results.) By NORA KELLOGG Johhny, as a sixth grader, Is part of a class which will end the present sixth grade system. At the present time, the sixth grade is incorporated with the junior high school grades in Reno. Next yearf it will revert to its original status as the final grade in elementary school. Subjects included in .the school day are arithmetic, social studies, language, reading, and science. Subjects are essentially the same, but they are probed more thoroughly. STUDIES DIVIDED Johnny's social studies lessons are divided into teachings in history and geography. During history lessons, Johnny is given a background in ancient times and the middle ages, and learns how-many of our present principles evolved from those times. Johnny discovers that the principles of democracy and American culture were derived from the same principles which ruled the ancient Greeks. He also learns that the laws which govern our society are almost duplicates of those that governed the Romans. Tolerance and an understanding of religion is also brought into his history lessons. Johnny learns about faiths other than his by studying the development of Christianity, Judaism, and Mohammedanism. In the realm of geography, Johnny studies .the continents of Europe, Asia, and Africa. He also studies areas in the South Pacific. By now, he has a general knowledge of the geographical attractions of the world. LESSONS EXPAND Arithmetic lessons haxe expanded to include addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractions. In addition to this, Johnny is also introduced to the decimal system. He also reviews what he has learned in the past and continues problem solving. In his language lessons, the use of the library is stressed and Johnny spends quite a bit of time weekly learning its functions. This is important to him as he must become experienced in using research and reference books for many of his 2 BIG FREE OUR AUDIENCES tell us this has become their favorite Picture of all time! 2ND WEEK! - MAJESTIC AND AN EXQUISITENEWJAPANESE?STAR. m 4k&k ioV6Rt1 t'lTlMKt 'TIIICI WSK-KDIHTTOI-IICDO UONTALSAN -MARTHI SCOTT-MITOSm UUEIkJlMES CJtRNEK I at iimoK.ii MIIKOTAKAl Plus, Warner Bros. Cartoon, "BIRDS ANONYMOUS" "Soyonoro" tfarli: 00-3 A 5-6-30-9:15 Grade papers and outside work. He is given lessons in more detailed sentence structure than he has had in the past, and is now more concerned with the correct usage of words. His lessons are put to practical use as he must frequently give oral and written reports in class. Some time is spent during the year in choral speaking. The class learns poems which are recited by the class as a whole, and by individuals. Some of Johnny's reading is done orally in an effort to improve speed and comprehension. Johnny's appreciation of literature increases as a result of reading books of interest outside of class, and making written and oral reports on them. Science periods, which are half a period daily, take up the subjects of animal and plant life, astronomy and the study of constellations, nutrition, and physical anatomy. This enables him to learn the life processes of objects around him. He also learns the earth's relation to other planets in the universe, and how the planets affect the earth. Homework is dependent mainly upon the initiative of the students. It is still in the stages of being optional, but Johnny spends some time each week supplementing his studies with outside reading. Polio Campaign Starts in Lander WINNEMUCCA. March of Dimes activities at Battle Mountain started last Friday with the mailing of contribu tion cards, Mrs. Henry Fillip-pini, Lander county leader, announced. Mrs. Don Schmlthlien of Austin is co-chairman of the annual tvent. Donors are urged to return the cards as early as possible to complete the drive in ?ood time. Coin collectors will also be placed in business houses. Theme of the 1938 March of Dimes centers around "Survival ls Not Enough." The national foundation celebrated its 20th anniversary Jan. 2, the day before the start of the Lander 1958 fund-raising drive. During the 20-year period, the foundation has sponsored the research that led to discovery of the Salk vaccine and financed care of 325,000 polio pitients. Now 'Appearing THE FABULOUS ; WE THREE I Df CAWTOl 0 MltU iOWTH Of MNO 1 PARKING LOTS i i 1 h wjiim x i.. ) ; ,1 - - - J " --.'.-N. ;". " ' ' V s - ' J ,.- " I . ' X - ' - ' '"i l-w- ..: - i j . . sv J J t " I g ' ( v , , ! - ! - '' "1 . u tV'r. f i r5r . LI I STUDENTS BENEFIT from each other's comments during when their own lessons are unprepared. They look anxiously teacher fires an unexpected question at them. JACOBY ON BRIDGE Simple Squeeze Is Perfect Slam By OSWALD JACOBY Written for NEA Service Harry Fishbein of New York's Mayfair club is one of the greatest card players of all times. Here is one of his latest triumphs told in his own words. "When I bid five no-trump my partner Morrie Elis jumped io seven clubs. I had shown that we held all the aces and he had just the right' cards for the grand slam. East doubled and that could mean only one thmg. A void in diamonds! I went to seven no-trump and West opened .the diamond ten. A "I let the diamond ride around to my king and when NORTH () AKQ10 6 AJ42 KJ94 EAST II WEST A83 VK10765 32 None 7652 V 94 Q 10 9 87 65 None SOUTH A A52 V A J 8 . K3 AQ108S East and West vulnerable s North East Sooth West 1 4 Pass 2 4k f Pass 3 4k Pass 4 N.T. Pass 5 Pass 5 N.T. Pass 7 4k Double- 7 N.T. : Pass Pass Pass Opening lead 10) East' showed out I spread my hand and claimed seven on a simple squeeze good against any combination of cards." Harry is right but I wonder just how many of you readers will see his "simple" squeeze? CREST THEATRE Held Over! 2nd ERNEST HEMINGWAY'S A T?ArTTiTT?T T TO ARMS i4S Cinemascope, color ADDED CINEMASCOPE Mmmiilm TONIGHT ... fry the new . For late hour fun.: '.visit the new Riverside Buffet J ! . in the Chuck Wagon . . every nite at eleven! . . . Reno's most popular gathering place! In The CHUCK WAGON L1LJJ i-i Here it is. Since East had shown out of diamonds the diamond finesse is proven and you have 12 tricks. Now you cash the three top spades. If the jack drops you have 13 tricks. The way the cards actually lie East fhovvs out of spades on the third lead of the suit. Now you jun five clubs, discarding dummy s queen of hearts on the last club. The ace of hearts lead now forces West to throw the jack of spades to establish dummy's ten or a diamond to make dummy's three diamonds all good. If West had shown out of spades Harry would have run the clubs again. On the last club lead West would have had to discard down to one heart to keep three diamonds. Now Harry would let go dummy's little diamond and lead to the ace-jack. On the second diamond East would have to go down to one heart to keep the jack of spades and both Harry's hearts would be winners. Simple! SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS IS SOUGHT PITTSBURGH, Jan. 11. UP) The sweet smell of success is being sought by officials of the Highland Park soo. And it they're successful, carniverous and herbivorous Inhabitants of the zoo will no longer be oderiferous, too. The elephant and lion cages are being sprayed with sweet-smelling detergents in an effort to eliminate odors re-pellant to squeamish visitors. The elephant pen was selected because the big animal is considered the most noisome not because he has the biggest nose. Box Office Open 12:15 Cont. Shows Coll Theatre For Starting Times Ph. FA 2-2418 Week by O tux CARTOON NEWS RIVERSIDE IT' -rririili ''tr" class discussions, particularly for a raised hand when the Stardust Hotel Completion Now in Offing LAS VEGAS Early start on the work to complete the multi- million dollar Stardust hotel was indicated here today as the deadline for protests to the offer in bankruptcy court of Mrs. Rella Factor to pay $4,300,000 for the resort passed last evening with out a protest being registered by any stockholder of the hotel which was once headed by the late Anthony Cornero Stralla. The offer by Mrs. Factor for the hotel which is 90 per cent completed, followed bankruptcy proceeding with claims against the hotel from contractors, sub contractors and other creditors. "We now can assume that the reorganization plan is official," Paul McDermott appointed by federal Judge John Ross as trustee, said. "It will go into escrow today and probably will be released tomorrow. However, it may take from six to eight months before there can be a dispersal of funds. McDermott said a letter of instruction will go out to all stockholders later this month about transfer of their invest ments. Under the reorganization plan which has met the approval of Judge Ross, the claims of creditors will be honored by one hundred per cent payments while stockholders are slated to receive about one-third on their investments. It has been indicated that the gambling casino in the establish ment will be operated by the Desert Inn hotel. The hotel and other facilities will be run by the group headed by Mrs. Factor. Plumas Board Sets Meeting QUINCY, Calif. (Special) The governing board of the Plumas Unified School District will compare costs of contract buses and district owned buses in planning student transportation for next year. Board officials asked Superintendent R. R. Lichty to provide operating figures for the February meeting. The district owns and operates 13 buses, chiefly in Greenville and Chester. Twelve other buses in Portola and Quincy are run by contractors. PER PERSON ...at the II HOTEL Nurse Group Begins County Roil Call Drive The annual roll call drive for membership in the Washoe county district of the American Nurses Association is scheduled to begin Monday with a meeting of officers at Washoe Medical Center at 8 p.m. Five teams of recruiters will begin the drive under the direction of Mrs. Ethelda Phelan, district .director. Team captains include Miss Sylvia Michaels and Mrs. Mildred Ward, veterans hospital; Mrs. Irma Whit-more, Washoe Medical Center; Miss Marjorie Peterson, Washoe county school district, and Mrs. Mary Williams, state health department. The purpose of the drive is to encourage registered nurses in the area to join the organization. Mrs. Phelan said benefits provided by the association include economic security, inter-group relations, international exchange of nursing information, promotion of legislation regarding nurses, public relations, professional counseling and placement service and research and statistics. The goal of the organization is to foster high standards of nurse practice and to promote the welfare of nurses to the end that the communities served by the group may have better nursing care. The national membership exceeds 181,000 registered nurses at the present time, including the 48 states, District of Columbia, Hawaii, Alaska, Puerto Rico, Panama Canal and the Virgin Islands. There are 747 districts similar to the districts in Nevada. The Nevada state association of nurses was organized in 1921. Thefe are currently two active districts, one in Reno and another in Las Vegas. Mrs. Mary Kennedy of Las Vegas, state president, said the annual convention will be held in Reno April 17-18-19. President of the local district is Mrs. Williams. A tea is scheduled Saturday, Jan. 25, at 1 p.m., at the state health department building at 755 Ryland St. Persons interested in the organization may contact Mrs. Phelan at FA 3-2137. Burney Company Gains Timber SUSANVILLE. Calif. The Scott Lumber Co. of Burney, Calif., was high bidder for 26 million board feet of national forest timber located in the Coble Mountain area near Pitt- ville, E. L. Turner, Lassen for- j est sxaii onicer announced. Four other oomnanips nnrt?-: cipated in oral bidding for the' iimoer wnicn had a total ap-i praised value of 5540,412. The! final bid value was $758,4751 which includes amounts to be used in the sale area for stand improvement work and fire! protection. Raymond H. Berry, general manager for the company, said , that road building and other i iNevelopment work was to start! inunediately, with logging ac-j thUies deterred until Spring. FA 2-1148 Open 6:00 Start 7:00 Free! Car Heaters W Furnish the Electricity tool -j? ENDS! TONIGHT THREE TERRIFIC ACTION HITS! -ROOM BMBBBBSBaaS! .whm w the FBI' Public Wmmf Hex 1 BONUS HIT Mickey Spilkne's - i 'MoTOoot Thriller! "COLORADO TERRITORY" with Joel Virginia McCREA MAYO EARLY SHOW "TOMORROW!" Paramount preeenta"" Bill Mi . HI I II H r technicolor mm ' WILLIAM H0LDEN DEBORAH KERRVffte ' ir Mf iiifiMilfit!ril WYAYfJEI January 11, 1958 RENO NEW SPARKS LIBRARY BOOKS FEATURE TRAVEL For those who are looking forward to a Spring or Summer of traveling, or those who travel by armchair only, the new books in this week at Sparks Library will whet the appetite. "Canada Tomorrow's Giant" by Hutchinson forecasts greatness for this northern neighbor. In addition, this author produces a tour of Canada that the casual tourist wuld easily miss. It is by the sideroads, through wilderness and small towns. The tour shows Canada of today and Cadets May Win Higher Honors Lt. Col. Charles E. Ronan, professor of military science and tactics at the University of Nevada, has received information from department of the army that six senior ROTC cadets who have previously been designated as distinguished military students have been selected as potential distinguished military graduates. A student who is designated as a distinguished military graduate may be commissioned as second lieutenant in the regular army. The students designated as distinguished military students are selected for their outstanding qualities of leadership, high moral character, and a definite aptitude for the military service. The student must also maintain an academic standing in the upper half of his class. Final designation as distinguished military graduate is the responsibility of the professor of military science and tactics and an appropriate university official. The six ROTC cadets on the selection list and the branch of service in which they will serve is as follows: Cadet Ken H. Fujii of Reno, adjutant general's corps; Cadet Charles W. Fulkerson of Jerome, Ida., infantry; Cadet Harry J. Mangrum jr., of Las Vegas, quartermaster corps; Cadet Dale S. Mosher, of Anaheim, Calif.; combat engineers; Cadet Thomas A. See, of Win-nemucca, medical service corps; Cadet John R. Sibbald of Reno, Infantry. RENO LITTLE THEATER Prasenlt "Spjeaking of Murder" . Opens Tomorrow 2:30 p.m. lox Offic Optn 1 to 5 Dai! Far Riwrvations FA 9-0661 VJVtkfttMIA atlN la V T1 PHONE FA 3-4822 ENDS TONIGHT CONTINUOUS FROM 1 P.M. tWtCtVtf tV aav a COCO bl HENRY KINS ONEMaScOPC cecuu 1:00-5:00-9:10 A N D "TOP SECRET AFFAIR" , KIRK DOUGLAS SUSAN HAYWARO 3:10-7:15-11:20 SUNDAY In Technicolor MARILYN MONROI LAURENCE OLIVIER And Violence In tha Garment Industry "THE GARMENT JUNGLE' 34 xoXJLMJLAJV Lai Continuous from 1 p.m. NOW The book they said could not be filmed! TARIilSHED ANGELS 1:10, 4:15, 7:15, 10:15 p.m. CO HIT-TOO TOUGH . . . even for the Texas Rangers! "GUY MADISON MIA a aiailT. sak a PHONE EL 5-4242 Hp NOW PLAYING George Montgomery Marcia Henderson "CANYON RIVER" PLUS Richard Widmork Felcia Farr "THE LAST WAGON" EVENING GAZETTE 7 what it might become tomorrow. It is a well-indexed book which makes it a valuable aid to those seeking specific information. "A Traveler in Rome" is a continuation of a series by H. V. Morton. It is much more than a travel book. Morton deals equally well with history, customs and people as well as places. This illustrated book has some interesting things to say about tourists that . any prospective tourist would do well to read before traveling anywhere in Europe. Travel combined with hih adventure is found in the nv Alistair Maclean book, "Souh by Java Head." The adventure stems from the Japanese invasion and the escape of the last stragglers from Singapore. The action is keenly drawn in this Scottish author's fine "no-wasted-words" style. "Kampong" is a novel by Ronald Hardy of a medical unit's desperate fight against a cholera outbreak in Indonesia. "Kampong" refers to a Javanese native village where Dr. Harry Lynd and his staff fight malnutrition and squalor in addition to the dreaded disease. On the lighter side is "Bachelor's Baby" by Gwen Davenport, the same author who wrote "Belvedere." This story deals with the perfect secretary and Oliver Custer, the executive, who couldn't dispense with her services despite her impending blessed event. As a solution, he invites the perfect secretary to retyrn to work, nurse, baby, bottles and all. BAND PROGRAM SET PORTOLA, Calif. The Portola high school band will present the first of two formal concerts of the year on Thursday, Jan. 23, in the school auditorium. The program will be dedicated to the band parents. The general public is invited to attend. Following the concert will be the monthly meeting of the Portola Music Club. The New Carson Theater CARSON CITY, NEVADA Under New Management 1st Show 7 P.M Second 9 P.M. Sat. A Sun. Matinee 2 P.M. Wed. - Thur. - Fri. - Sat. . Rifa Frank Hayworth Sinatra "PAL JOEY" . Sun. - Mon. - Toes. Gary Cooper Audry Hepburn "LOVE IN THE AFTERNOON" NOVf WITH DON, DICE! 'n JIMMY SENSATIONAL NEW RECORDING STARS TWIN TUNES QUINTETTE , 3 t"fS Gef More Out of LiUI Go Out fo a Moviel

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