Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa on September 2, 1933 · Page 7
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Ames Daily Tribune from Ames, Iowa · Page 7

Ames, Iowa
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Saturday, September 2, 1933
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'BUY BITTlt Of AMIS' AMU DAILY TBIinrC-TnOBS. AMU IOWA, SATURDAY, SimiCBIl J, 1993. In •xttpt at CJirlttiwM. tfurinf th« The Schools' Tribune-Times f«r •dittd by Dtl§y McUod Anw, IOWA, Saturday, HIS CAREER AS COUNTY SUFL OF Has Served 11 Years In Story Co. Office NEVADA — "Whea George H. Kellogg left hii otflce In the courthouse here Thursday night, turning his duties over to Miss Lucile Douglass of Maxwell, who in June was elected to succeed him, he completed II years ai superintendent of Story county schools and brought to a cloge 42- years of faithful service in school work in Iowa. Before coming to Nevada to assume the position of county superintendent in 1922, Mr. Kellogg had taught in rural and town schools of the state, had been a city schools superintendent, and had served as county superin- tenden in Cedar county for seven years. His work alio included nine years of teaching at Cornell col-' iege. Mount Vernon, and three summers of teaching at Morningside college, Sioux City. During his service in Story county, Mr. K-'llogg placed special emphasis on a rural school program which has seen all but two of the county's one room schools put on a nine months basis and the standard of teachers for these schools raised. No third grade teachers have been employed during his administration and during the 1933-34 term, this rural school teaching staff boasted of four teachers with state certificates, the highest available. 39 with first grade and normal training certificates, and but four with second grade certificates. It was through Mr. Kellogg's efforts that a one-act play contest was held in the county last year. Nevada wag winner of the contest, which was termed an outstanding yuccsss, and the event will probably become an annual affair. Mr. responsible for of the Story N«w Supt. Will Write Column for the School Page Thi» it the first issue of the Schools TrIbunt-TImM for tht 1933-34 Urm. It will appear as a regular fMtur* of the p«p«r «ach Saturday during the school year. AI In tht putt, the Saturday issue of tht Trlbunt- T I m t s containing the »chool section, will go to each rural school in the county thru tht courtesy of the county superintendent's offic*. Mis* Lucile Douglass who begins htr thrs* year term as county school head this fall, will conduct an official column In th» paper under the heading "Notes from the Office of the County Supt." In which she will make announcements and record facts of interest to all school tenth- ers In the county. Another column "Looking in at rural Schools" will review her visits to the rural schools of the county during the year. Superintendents, principals, teachers, P. T. A: officers and members and all others Interested In school work are cordially invited to submit material for publication in this column. All items should reach the Tribune office not later than Friday night. Ereiy Saturday Dwtof Suits Like These for Lad and Lass, Make Them Eager to Go to Class. A littlje boy .should start to school •So simply dressed that he ; \Vpnf Ipj5'e"a, button, tear a seam 'Til after half-past'three. And if he has short linen pants That fasten to a shirt Of cotton stuff that's loose and white, And doesn't pick up dirt, He'll learn to read and write and spell, Or take it ou the nose (When he gets in an alley fight,) • Unhampered by his clothes! Kellogg was also ihe organization County Schoolmasters club, - of which he has served as secretary- treasurer since 1923. In addition, he has managed all county contests of forensic or athletic nature. He served as president of the Iowa State Teachers association in 1929-1930. In a statement this week, Mr. Kellogg said, "t appreciate the cordial relations which I have had with the school boards, teachers, superintendents and patrons in Story county^ I have enjoyed my work here during the past 11 years more than words can express." Mr. Kellogg will continue as a resident of Nevada, having entered into a contract of employment with the New York Life Insurance company as its representative in this territory. His connection with the company began September 1. The following letter addressed to Mr. Kellogg has been received from Miss Agnes Samuelson state superintendent of public instruction: "As you complete your years of sen-ice as county superintendent, we are writing to express the sincere appreciation o£ the department of public instruction for the cooperation you have shown in all matters pertaining to thr- welfare of the schools of the statp. We an- predate very much the fine working relationships we have enjoyed with you. "The good work you have done on bshalf of the, schools and county you have served so faithfully will bear fruit for years to come. "Since there is no such thing as a final -word between friends, we trust we shall continue to have much in common." And from Charles F. Pye, secretary of the Iowa State. Teachers association, comes the following communication: "In these closing days of your administration of the ofiiee of County Superintendent, on behalf of the officers and the office staff of the Iowa State Teachers association, we want to express our appreciation of your cooperation, sympathetic support and active interest. "You have carried the responsibility of the schools in most critical days. When business was stagnant and thousands were unemployed, through the efforts of the school administration we have managed to keep the schools op Huxley Schools to Open fdr 1932-33 Term on Labor Day HUXLEY—The Huxley consolidated school will begin the new year Monday, September 4. All but three of last year's teaching staff are returning. Members of the faculty are: W. W. Ballard, superintendent; Mr. Recker, principal; Miss Pauline Williams, home economics; Miss Wealing, Miss' Margaret Berhow, and Miss Anna Belle Lewis, junior high; Mrs. D-m Pasco, third and fourth.; Miss Lambereau, first and second. The high school English teacher is yet to be elected. The grade school building has been great\y improved by a new fireproof roof. GALORE Guests are able fo take short jaunts out into Minnesota's Land of 10,000 Lakes each day and return each evening to a real comfortable nisht at The Curtis. RJ(H:—Evtiy toon wflh b*th Irom Sl.SOptrdiy. CURTIS HOTEL 10th $lre«t, 3rJ la Xlh AVI. MINNEAPOLIS RURAL SCHOOL TEACHERS 1933-1934 Franklin Twp. Bloomington—Mary Fausch, Nevada. North Star—Elizabeth Holland, Story City. Cameron—Margaret Riley, RR 1 Ames. Howard Twp. Thorson—Pearl Jacobson, Story City. Mathre — Anna Christiansen, Story City. Sheffield — Hazel Townswick, Story City. Lafayette Twp. No. 2—Juliett Holland, Story City. No. 4—Florence King. No. 5—Julia Mickelson, Story City. No. 5—Jessie Allie, Story City. No. 7—Helen Johnson, Story City (% Curney Larson). Indian Creek Twp. White Haven— Judith Skromme, Maxwell. Robinson— Esther Holland, Cambridge. Nevada Twp. No. 3—Thelma Applegate, Nevada, No. 4—Velma McBride, Nevada. No. 5—Marjorie Hostetter, Colo. No.'6—Iva Crouthamel, Gilbert. No. 7—Ella Krajicek, Nevada. No. S—Doris McConnell, Nevada. New Albany Twp. No. 1—Minnie Kutter. Colo. No. 6—Mary Kutter, Colo. No. 7—Cecelia Croker. Colo. No. S—Anna Orr, Colo. No. 9—Theresa Morell, Zearing. Rich land Twp. No. 1—Helen Johnston, Zearing. No. 2—Chelsea Shafer. Nevada. No. 3—Eva M. Deal, Nevada (% H. E. Baker). No. ;—Pearl Chitty, Nevada, No. 9—Ruby Larson. Nevada. Sherman Twp. No. 1—Opal Holveck, Zearing. No. 3—Mary McCoy Wilson, Colo. No. 4—Verena Reinhard, Nevada, No. 5—Pauline Carmody, Zearing No. 6—Helen Picht, Nevada, No. 7—Bertha Kutter, Colo. Union Twp. Livingston — Florence Lucas, Cambridge. Norway— Jeverna Birkestrand, Cambridge. Walnut Grove — Geneva Hill, Cambridge. Scott. Valley—Evelyn Reinertson, Cambridge. Washington Twp. Wentworth— Helen Kalskett, 616 Ninth St., Ames. " Oakwood— Helen Campbell, 1207 Lincoln Way, Ames. Evergreen— Dorothy Gangstead. 101S Duff Ave., Ames. en and to educate more children within the walls of our school plants than ever before. "We do not know what your Plans for the future are but whatever they may be, if we can be of any service, feel free to cull on us. The bond that unites us Is more than merely a task of enrolling members into our organization. It Is mutual interest and mutual effort In behalf of humnn society «nrt In nn attempt to bring in a belter world. "We want to know that w« are lot Tinnpprrclative of all that yon lave done, Drst winnow for success n whatever venture you enter upon,'* Little girls should wear vide skirts "With pleats sewn half-way down, (They fasten like the grown-up skirts You see around the town.) The cotton shirt is white'and it Has buttons in a row; -• ~-Tlre-neck's a Peter-Pan affair/ The collar, as you know, Is fashioned for a small boy's shirt— No girl will want to miss A fiiugle day of school, .you'll find, If she is dressed like this! 3 New Supts. Assume Duties In Storv Co. Three new superintendents will take up work in the schools of Story county at the 'opening this fall, the county superintendent's office at~ Nevada has announced. North Grant, Slater and McCalls- burg schools will have new-heads. A. O. Larson will replace Norris A. Mliyo at McCallshurg, Donald Palmer will be at North Grant in place of Mrs. W. L. Conder and D. V, Masser will take the place held by Kerbert Gjertson at Slater. All other superintendents will be the same as last year. The complete list of superintendents in town and consolidated schools of the county for the 193334 term follows: M. G- -Davis, Ames; H. E. McCrea. Cambridge- Earl R. Cope, Collins; W. L. Pratt, Colo; Gordon T. Garrison, Fernald; E. R. Stephsnson. Gilbert; W. W. Ballard, Huxley; Harry H. Gaulke. Kelley; j. W. Piercy, Maxwell; A. 0. Larson, McCalls- burg; Ralph Morgan, Milford; T. B. Warren, Nevada; Donald Palmer. North Grant; F. A, Gorton, Roland; Donald Furrer, Shipley; D. V. Masser, Slater; Frank E. Green, Story City; A. L. Vander mast, Zsaring. <$. Burlington to Observe 100th Birthday Soon BURLINGTON, OJ.R)— This city vill observe its 100th birthday Sept. 10-16 with one of the great- ist celebrations in its history. Among speakers on the celebra.- ion program are Gov. Clyde L. Herring of Iowa, United States Senator Louis Murphy of Dubuque, longressman E. C. Eicher of Washington and former Gov. 'rank Lowden of Illinois. During the entire week Indians rom the Tama reservation will at- end the celebration. A historical ageant in which 500 local resid- nts will participate is planned, treet dances and entertainment fill be daily features. In 1S34 the Black Hawk pur- hase was divided into two dis- ricirf, the south half of which was aiued Dos Moines county with tiirlm;;ion as county seat. The northern half was Dubuque ouniy with the central govern- lent at. Dubuquo. The southern ectlon included ilir- arm nov, or. upied by Lee, Henry, Louisa, Vasliinston, Van hurcu, .IfMi-.r iluscfttino and Scott counties. Res- donts of this area have been ea- rinlly invited to llio cok-brailon. Principal speaker on tin- TEACHERS MEET AT ay of the cclebrntlon will ho J{oy- lal Molbrook, Iowa Sliilo Schools Will Re-open Monday; Warren Is Supt. NEVADA—Twenty-three men and women, comprising the teaching staff of the Nevada schools, held divisional sessions hn-e S?t- urday afternoon to discuss problems incident to the reopsning ot schools here Monday and to receive supplies. T. B. Warren will serve again this year as head cf the Nevada school system. Custodians of the various buildings announce that each has undergone a through cleaning and that the floors of the three hallways of the high school have been given a coat of red cement nairn. The roof of the high school building has also been given necessary repairs. The Nevada schools furnish free textbooks to the students and all new books necessary to replace those which havn become too worn for use have been purchased. Teachers in the various schools of the city are as follows: High school—T. B. Warren, superintendent; G. G. irnipfer, principal; Lillian Cochrane, Gladys Peterson. Agnes Hanson, Margaret Napier, Ethel Black, Harold Hopkins. Junior high—Carrie Edwards principal; Mildred Mcllwaine, Mabel Peterson. Central building—Berniece Allen. Mary Simpson, Verlee Aurit, Ruth Benson. Belle Jones, Clara Hupp, Mabel Wilcox. West building—Grace Roberts, Armina Wilson. North building—Bessie Hass, Nellie White. Special—Paul Stevens, music; Agnes McNichols, school nurr.e. 775TORY COUNTY SCHOOLS READY FOR NEW YEAR Kellogg'a Last Report Shows Interesting Figures Seventy-seven schools in Story county are prepared to car* for the hundreds of children who will either begin or return to their studies this fall under the direc- ! tion of a corps of 346 teachers, 62 men and 284 women. Of the total number of schools, 47 are rural one-room schools while the remainder are. town and consolidated schools. There are 10 schools in Ames and four in Nevada, the two largest towns in the county. During the 1932-33 term. 731 boys and girls were enrolled for .work in the country schools white 7,047 students were enrolled in the town and consolidated schools, according to the final report of County Superintendent George H- Kellogg, who is not returning this year. Mr. Kellogg's report showed that two towns, Ames and Nevada, maintained kindergartens, with a total enrollment of 226 children. A total of 3,969 boys and girli attended elementary schools of the county, 699 were enrolled in the four junior high schools, 242 students attended two combined junior and senior high schools, 539 were enrolled in the one separately organized high school in the county, at Ames, 1,335 attended the 14 four-year high schools in the county and 17 attended the , one two-year high school. An opportunity school maintained at Ames had an enrollment of 20 last year. There are 89 school buildings in Story county valued at $2,078,100. according to the report. Although total enrollment in the county's schools in 1932-33 was only 32 less than for the preceding year, educational costs last year were $155,070 less than in 1931-32. Educational costs were $672,986 in '31-32 and $517,916 in 1932-33 or an average of approximately $86 per student in 1931-32 and $67 in 193233. The Story county board of education expended a total of $1,335 last year for the maintenance of school libraries and rural school boards paid- a total of $20,389 "to town and consolidated schools in tuition fees. In addition to the regular districts in the county there are three so-called "joint districts" which cover some territory in Story county, overlapping from adjoining counties. These are Napier, Rhodes and Sheldahl. ROLAND—Teachers- for the 1933-34 term of the Roland consolidated schools met Saturday afternoon to arrange daily programs, receive supplies and to make other preliminary arrangements for the opening of school Monday morning at 9 o'clock. School will close at U a. m. Monday in order to give country pupils an opportunity , to secure their books before they go home and the busses will leave the school 'at 12 noon. Regular class work will begin Tuesday. The Rural Teachers To Receive All Supplies Sep. 9 NEVADA—Miss Lucile Douglass, Story county's new school superintendent, has announced that she will hold a meeting for rural school teachers in the courtroom here Saturday, September 8 at 2 p. m. This will not bs the regular fall institute, Miss Douglass said, but will be a preliminary meeting at which supplies for the year will be distributed and general instructions issued. All teachers should be at the courtroom by 2 o'clock. Miss Douglass also requests that all teachers who have not yet submitted their certificates bring them to the meeting for registration. An institute for rural teachers will be held early in October. Miss Douglass also plans an institute for town and consolidated school teachers later in the fall. Slater Schools Are Ready for Opening Mon. SLATER — The Slater public schools will open for the new year Monday, Sept. 4. A half day ses- iion will be held Monday, when registration will be made for the various classes and lessons will be assigned. No sessions will be held Monday afternoon. Classes will take up Tuesday morning. The school buildings have been cleaned, painted and renovated during the summer and are in excellent condition for the school opening. The high school manual training department has been moved from the basement of the old grade building to the new high school building. Members of the Slater school faculty for 1933-34 are as follows: D. V. Masser, superintendent, agriculture and manual training; George R. Carroll, principal, science and mathematics; Miriam Opfer, English and home economics; Thelma Johnson, history and science; Ruth Halverson, music and history; Julia Jones, seventh and eigth grades; Naomi Johnson, fifth and sixth grades; Gladys Opheim, third and fourth grades; Evelyn Oppedahl, first LUCILE DOUGLASS TAKES UP DUTIES AS COUNTY SOFT, Maxwell Native Begins Her 16th Year in School Work NEVADA-~TakJng up her dut- lei as superintendent of fchoolt ifc Story county this week. Mill L»- cile Dougl&si, a native of Mowell, embarks upon her »ixt*ent» year in school work. Miss Douglass does not assume the office unprepared to serve in a supervisory capacity for as am instructor of normal training and principal of several schools she has learned the principles of how to best direct school work and to lay out a program which will aw advancement and not stagnatiom of an educational system. Completion of elementary and high school courses in. Harwell Jefl Miss Douglass directly into th» field of teaching and she spent three years In the rural schools of Story county. After receiving her bachelor of arts degree from th« University of Iowa at Iowa City, in 1921, she taught in the high schools at Pomeroy, Kalona and Gowrie, serving as instructor in. history, social science, or normal training. Leaving Iowa. Miss Douglasi continued her teaching in the Kimball county high school at Kimball, Neb., where she remained fir* years. She served as principal there for two years. In 1930, sh« returned to Iowa, serving on th« staff at St. Monica's school lor girls in Des Moines half a year, From St. Monica's Miss Douglass went to Sheffield, teaching thera during the 1931-32 and 1932-3J terms. She served as principal at Sheffield one term. In June this year, Miss Douglas* was elected as Story county school superintendent for a three- year term to succeed George H. Kellogg, who had served for many years in that office. and second grades. The local board of education ii composed of C. A. Larson, president; Mrs. Sanford Lande, D. H. Schroeder, C. R. Sydness, W. H. Schonhorst, M. S. Heggen, secretary. MASCOT TO HOLLYWOOD SEQUOIA NATIONAL PARK, Cal.. (LIE)— The lure of the silver screen proved too much for Oscar. pet fawn of the CGC camp at Potwisha. Oscar, raised on a bottle by corps members when they found him abandoned in the forest, was "signed up" by a Hollywood motion picture company engaged in making an animal film hers. school will a second- again this extension engineer, a former Burlington resident. Union church services will be held in the stadium. A highlight of the Sept. 11 program will bo dedication of the municipal airport hard-surfaced runways. The following day's program, on which former Governor Lowden will speak, will ho devoted to commemoration .of pioneer settlers maintain hand book exchange year, it is announced. The complete list of teachers for the new year follows: F. A. Gorton, superintendent; 0. L. Turmo, principal; Ruth Carstensen, English and dramatics; Evelyn Erickson, domestic science and mathematics; Grizelda Morse, music; Reuben S^ndven, coach. Lucy Thompson, eighth grade; Cleo Christian, seventh grade; Kathryn Layman, sixth grade; Zelma Brouhard, fifth grade; Mrs. Henry Christopherson, fourth grade; Jfsther Rod, third grade; Virginia Teig. second grade; Jeannette Olson, first grade. Cambridge Pupils To Take up Work for New Year. Mon. CAMBRIDGE—Students in the Cambridge school district will resume their studies Monday, when the local consolidated school is scheduled to open for the 1933-34 term. Teachers for the year are: H. E. McCrta, superintendent; Miss Florence Prather, principal; Miss Mildred Throckmorton, domestic science; John E. McGilvery, coach; H. H. Hunter, band; Miss Doris Hubbard, music and junior high; Miss Claribel Paup, principal junior high; Miss Ruth Mitchell, fourth and fifth grades; Miss Florence Meier, second and third grades; Miss Seabcrg, first grade. Green Begins 15th Year as Story City School Head Monday STORY CITY—F. E. Green win embark upon his fifteenth 'year as head of the Story City schools Monday when they open for the HUNT METEOR ALLIANCE, Neb., OJ.E)— Searchers still are hunting a huge meteor which crashed in the barren sandhills that was heard over an area of 100 miles. The meteor was seen in eastern Wyoming and western Nebraska as it streaked across the sky leaving a smoky trail. #•• You Can Eat Your Pie and Have It Too THEY'VE ALWAYS SAID, "You can't eat your pie and have it too." But here is the exception to that bewhiskered adage. ALTHOUGH LABOR and raw material prices are trending upward, which means better purchasing power is to follow, still Rudy Furnace Co. has been able to reduce'prices 20% o,n its famous Air Accelerator furnaces for homes, stores, halls, schools and churches. How? Through improved . production and selling methods. THUS DOES the public "eat its pie and have it too" under the new Rudy deal. IF YOU HAVEN'T KNOWN, Rudys shoot under par. Each of the six Accelerator sizes has a heating capacity above accepted standards set by University of Illinois engineers for warm air furnaces. That is why Rudys are standards for comparison. CALL AND SEE A RUDY. Or, if you prefer, phone ua and we will call to t*ll you about Rudys, how their installation is engineered and a Factory Guarantee protects you. A. G. SPEERS Phone 662 FURNACE AND TIN SHOP 400 Main Talks by Governor Herring and ! J933-34 term. A staff of 16 teach- Congressman Etcher part of the Sept. 13 proprum and on Sept. 14 the outEtnnding presentation will be the giant historical pageant. The two closing days of the celebration will be featured by a program for rnilrond volcrnns who will IK in annual convent Ion licif snenkor on (hoso two programs will be Ralph Hii'ld, prcs- rlriu of UK; lUirllngton railroad. j erg, ono less than for th« 1932-33 term, has been hired for this year. R. E. Mayhew, vocational agriculture teacher; C. C. Smith, mathemntic and phywlcai training Instructor; and H, H. Hunger, band director, will not return this year. Lclloy Llndstrnm will teach mathematics and will also havo charge of the school I>HM«.|. Mr, Seymour will be In char e o( vocational ' s. O'NEIL'S DAIRY PRODUCTS FOR YOUR HEALTH VTOU buy health with I every bottle of 0 'Neil't milk! Every quart of thii milk is pasteurized and bottled under the strictest sanitary regulations. Its cream content is high and never varies, it it rich in the element! that build sturdy bodies. Hence every child and adult should consume at least one quart a day. DELIVERIES DAILY TO ALL PARTS OF AMES O'NEIL'S Velvet Ice Cream Special Brick CARAMEL NUT LIME SHERBET VANILLA ICE CREAM O'NEIl DAIRY CO. PHONE 62

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