Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on August 31, 1933 · Page 11
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BUY BETTER EN AMES THURSDAY, AUG. 31, 1933. PAGE 7. Home Economics Longer Just Cooking, Sewing T-lome economics is no longer exclusively cooking and sewing—the iitrcnglhenlnj:-. and Improvement of liOHH> and family life is the end toward which teachers of vocational home economics should strive, F'rof. W, H. Lancelot, head of the Iowa State college vocational education department, told Iowa teacher?; of '-fit-atfonal home economics tit <'•• •••-•in> Conference here VVhilt ih: ability to perform the •iuaui<al tasks such as sewing, laundering- and cooking Is still Important, the heaviest responsibility of honie economics teachers is preparing the homeroaker to pro- viilt a happier and more whole- wiriie family lif<\ Prof^nsor Lance- tot said '"rfoi •" conception of the home as (lit- basic -init of society, as the producer of the men and women •who make up society, and the mother and homemaker as the one upon whan, rests the largest share of ibe task of preparing the kind of in'n rnd women Uiat society iu'c-ils i< -.) ing generally accepted by hor-'iv <coro-nics leaders." Pro- Hv'iNor" Lancelot said .Miss Agnes Samuelscn, state tiupn-iutendtnt of public instruction., (iiscuased Thursday after- .noon the "Place of Home Eeono- •niit s in fije .School During the Eni- *Ti;eiK-y Period." Miss Satmielson jitatrd that ;-.b<> was confident that suiiiools which had discontinued economics instruction for the t Federal Board Weighs Canal Plan The U S. Public "Works Board lias tackled the long-standing dispute over distribution of Colorado River waters and is considering allocation of funds for construction of an all-Amfer- fcan canal to carry water to the Imperial Valley in California and Arizona. At present tlie valley gets water through a canal traversing Lower California, and under Mexican control. Map shows proposed new canal and existing canals LACUNA DAM SONORA next year would find made a mistake after they had the year passsd. Tli«? speaker expres- the bi'lHf thp.t these schools Adult Education Experiment to Be Observed by Iowa Teachers DBS MO1NBS (U.R) — Teachers 'attending the annual Jowa State Teachers association convention here Nov. 2-4 will see in operation one of the most significant experiments in adult education, according to Charles F. Pye, secretary. He referred to the city series of Over ati.?nded the would aoori otff-r home economics open forums which win be started ia late fall to continue thru the winter months. Visiting teachers will be encouraged to attend tlie forum me-' 1 dn-ing the convention, P.*. An ai< ..^.uii vor ihi:; year's COL,.,.., . u'vvill be the number of noted educators on the program, Pye announced. They include: ur E. M. Hopkins, president ol jjK.ru))outh college; Dr. \V.' S. Gray, ((inference which opened Tuesday nnd rorrlnnert thru Thursday. In Hie o/miioii of moat )»IS- bands, the man who "icllf his u-ifc all lit knows" doesn't knew very much STAFFS IN AMES SCHOOLS U'uivirslty of Chicago, an authority on eleiiientary education; Prol. L. V. Koos, University o£ Chicago, an authority on high school educational problems; and John Langdon Dayies, London, England, auth- iContiuued from Page Six) Meads, fourth grade; Nornia Wes rifif!, third grade. Roosevelt Elementary The staff at Roosevelt elemen-'j o ^" of .. Man comes of Ages," and Uwy school includes: Katherine other books on modern social prob Cooper, principa 1 and fiftli grade; (.ienevieve Axtell, fifth grade (Roosevelt and B-ardshear); Vel urn Brown, second grade; Avis J. dole, first grade; Fern Hooker, fourth grade; Nellie J. Iverson, oec.ond grade; Mabel Knudaon, grade; lla Nash, first grade; Julia Riggs,- kindergarten; Leola illinktr, third grade; Mary Stickei, third grade; Edna Scothorn, fourth grade; Gertrude Fellows, sixth Kiadt; Grace Gleason, fifth grade. Whittier Elementary The staff at Whittler elementary v . school, will include Ruth Heller, 'principal, first and second grades; Marjorie Franz, third and fourth •grades; Esther Heimarck, kindergarten (Whittier and Lincoln). lems: On the program also veil! appear Supt. W. A. Sutton, Atlanta, Ga,, former president of the National Education association, and a leader in the field of-general education. Still other celebrities and leaders will be added to the list prior to the convention, it was announced. Attendance at the 1933 convention is expected to exceed 5,000 persons, Pye said. Plans for the event are being formed by Pye and members of the state executive council, composed of Prof. I. H. Hart, Iowa State Teachers college. Cedar Falls; Supt. William F. Shirley, Marshalltown; County Superintendent May A. Hill, Adel, and Supt. J. M. Lognn, West Waterloo. Onward Education Whatever gives to tlir, mind a larger view increases individuality; whatever gives to youth tlie power o£ self-control find inhibiting his impulses and whims for the sake of combination with his fellows, increases his higher order of individuality and makes him a worthy citizen, and in doing these things the Common School is performing its greatest work. —William T. Tarris. Meeting simultaneously with the Iowa association will Ue the Cent ral.association. Officers of this di vision are Supt. W. -H. Hoyman Tndianola, president; Supt W. H. Clark, Bldora, vice, .president; County Superintendent Lucy Hall Newton, tecretary, and Assistant Superintendent A. W. Merrill, Des Moines, treasurer. The first day of the convention will be devoted to conferences between county and city superin tendents, Pye said. The regular Convention progran, will be sched- '-•* thru Friday nnd Saturday. NEW HIGH SCHOOL PROPOSED HERE (Continued from Page Three) lleve it will be, it becomes increas ingly undesirable as a high sclioo' center. "It further has the disadvantage of developing the physical yiragram south of the North Western rail road tracks. Aside from the hazard which may be reraoved by grade separation, there still remains the costly problem of two heating plants or the construction of a'heal tunnel. The first incurs unneces sary expense permanently, and the latter, questionable Immediate cut- lay. "The site of the field house am 1 athletic field seems Jo me not to need any special mention. Bad as it would be, however, extension of the present site to the southeast at this center would be better than developing the present high school center" To Abandon Old Bldg. The board contemplates moving the Central junior higU school into the present senior high school building when the new school Ja built. The Central school is so antiquated and in such dilapidated condition that it Is only a question of a short time before the building must be abandoned. Engineers and architects, however, have examined the building and found It safe structurally. Its ventilation system, poorly arranged class room pian and the use of basement rooms for classes crowdr ed out elsewhere in the building, constitute the undesirable features which modern school systems & r e seeking to eliminate as rapidly as possible. ,'How Would You Like to Have a iMoustache Like This? [Well, It'fl a long utory with two endluge, Twt when you com* to the point, one part is Just about like the other. Anyway, here'e Deour .Arjan Dan gar, a vlllago cop from India, arriving la New York on Ilia way to A flentury o£ Progreflg ft*. <0hlcaeo. His whiskere, }oBgeot In the world, measure 78 IHCUOB •'-' "'•' "" ' ••••*•-• -••••• --• •<«-** ' —•" »* - - - - • • to school or college with economically rejuvenated wardrobes Wise young people are doing it this year. Economy is everything and the most economical way to get ready for school or college is to save as much as possible on clothes. Our School Shoes are ready for boys and girls of all ages! We have shoes from the lowest price at which anything worth buying in school shoes can be obtained, to the higher grade shoes which many people have found to be a very good investment. We have the best shoe values that can be found anywhere at any stated price!

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