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WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15,1939. 'HE DAILY NEWS—LUDINGTON, MICHIGAN. PAGE FiV£ SCOTTVILLE News From Mason County's Second Largest City, Agricultural and Dairying Center MRS. FRANK BARCLAY, Correspondent (Telenhone: Office, No. 1; Horn* 126-F-14.) A FARMER'S SKETCH BOOK By WIIURD BOITE • Stonycreekmouth Form water. Mrs. J. Jay Cox Gives Review of 'Grapes of Wrath' at Study Club Meeting The Scottville Women's Study club met Monday afternoon at the home of Mrs. E. M. Briggs with Mrs. Briggs and Mrs. N. I. Johnson as hostesses. The program for the day was a book review, with Mrs. I. L. Hunt as chairman of the program committee. The review was given by Mrs. J. Jay Cox who gave Stein'bach's "Grapes of Wrath," one of the most noted books of the time. Mrs. Cox save the story of the immigration to California by the people of Oklahoma and others in the Dust Bowl district, after their own places were ruined, giving in a vivid way the hardships and the sorrows of the people, the overdrawn promises and the unrest and crime that follows any such movement. Mrs. Cox gave a most sympathetic and under- standine; portrayal of the characters in the story, bringing out the best in them and also showing what circumstances do in the development of the different traits in humanity. At the close of her review, Mrs. Cox was given a vote of appreciation for her talk. During the .business session, a discussion about the use of the dishes at Community hall brought out the fact that while the dishes were replaced in the hall in May, so that there were 200 of each, it was found by a check-up last week that there were only 159 cups left in the hall. The same condition is being found among the other articles left there, including the silverware and the cooking utensils. During the business session the name of Mrs. Ward Pratt was presented for membership and accepted. Mrs. W. J. Cook gave a report on several articles from the Club Woman magazine. Mrs. W. G. Alway and Mrs. J. T. O'Hearn conducted a most interesting handwriting test, as given at the district convention at Traverse City recently. The next meeting will be held at the home of Mrs. C. E. Chil- bcrg, with Mrs. A. LaPointe as co-hostess. Mesdames W. J. Cook and J. Aleinik are leaders for the Thanksgiving program. At the close of the afternoon the hostesses, Mrs. Briggs and Mrs. Johnson, served delicious cake, cookies and coffee. They to the northern part of the state for the hunting season are John Biegalle, R. J. Nicely and Earl Olmstead of this county and Louis Biegalle of Hesperia. Rupert Stephens, Lawrence n« £ r, Rev ' R ' R - Kin & and Donald Parsons made up another group. Mr. and Mrs. W. Leon Baker and family of Muskegon spent the week-end at the James Baker home in Eden township. —BETTY BENOW. were assisted by Mrs. Emmett i ser A^ ed: , Mason County Gleaner association held its meeting at Community hall, Scottville, Friday evening, Nov. 10, with a I very large attendance. During the business session, presided over by C. E. Hubbell, county president, officers for the coming year were elected. Chris Kissell was elected county president; Louis Hansen, vice president; Mrs. Carl Christensen, secretary-treasurer; Mrs. Jesse Leer, lecturer, and Mrs. Earl Goff, chaplain. An excellent program was presented. An Armistice day talk was given by Mr. Hahn, district supervisor of the Gleaner-Insurance. A playlet, "Insurance Agen," was given by William Bacon and son, Eugene, and a reading by Mrs. Lulu McGhan and a talk by Mrs. M. Holmes, district deputy, were enjoyed. Bertram Schulte offered several numbers, among them, "God Bless America," with Rev. Gordon Grant playing his accompaniments. Marrison's orchestra played and a group of songs were sung by the assembly. At the close of the evening, gifts were presented to various persons, dancing and lunch completing a most pleasant time. Annual Thanksgiving Dinner Held by PT-A JONES (Victory) SCHOOL.— The Parent-Teacher association of Jones school enjoyed its annual Thanksgiving dinner at the schoolhouse Friday evening, Nov. 10, under the supervision of Mrs. Claus Chilberg and Mrs. George Chilberg. Following the dinner, a short business meeting was held by the president, Mrs. Walter Gowan. The following program, prepared by Mrs. Percy Gordon and Mrs. Ben Thompson, was pre- Hc Switched to Beef _ Six years ago one Iowa farmer got tired of milking: a herd of 20 dairy cows twice a day every day in order to sell fifty dollars worth of butterfat per cow per year. So he switched to the herd of 20 good grade Hereford cows shown above—feeds them nothing but pasture and roughage—and uses the grain to turn out a crop of 900-pound baby beeves each year. His beef calves only need to sell at 6c per pound to equal his previous income from butterfat—he saves all of the labor of milking and handling milk—and he claims that his beef project requires no more acres for roughage and grain than his dairy herd required. Scottville School News KINDERGARTEN NEWS Last week James Reeds brought his tame rabbit, Brownie, to visit school a couple of days. The children were very excited. Some had never seen a rabbit before. They found out what a rabbit eats, how he hops and how his fur feels. The children in older grades that have classes in the Kindergarten room in the afternoons were very much interested in the rabbit, too. We learned a song about "Our Bunny" and hopped like a rabbit. Each one tried to copy his name from the name card. Now a few practice printing their names on the black board. The new room helpers for this week are: Playhouse, Doreen Quick; water plants, Lorna Dumas; papers, James Reeds and in charge of the program were: Jean Wallace, Joseph Levickas and Patricia Reader. In music class we learned some Thanksgiving songs and short songs about safety. We are all going to try and have drawing boards for art class this week. Last week our lesson was on printing. HEALTHFUL LIVING For the past week the Healthful Living class has been studying the skeletal system. The functions of the system were discussed, namely: Protection, locomotion and support. A discussion relative to the relationship between the bony framework and posture was held. It was decided that correct posture habits were necessary es- HANDY CHISELERS The question has been asked, "How does the plan of pupil- personnel shop organization help the students?" Here are some of the things which we hope the plan will contribute. 1. It contributes directly to increase educational values in our industrial arts subjects. 2. Provides opportunity for directing, supervising and aiding in the activity of others. 3. It develops co-operation. 4. It tends to give character training and develop leadership. 5. The boys learn to respect | authority and to understand the problems that confront the employer and employee in real life situations. The experiences gained by pupils under a pupil personnel plan of organization are at least as educative as anytliting provided for in the strictly constructive activities of shop work. This week over on the metal bench I see many articles being made of tin cans, such as ash trays, oil cans and even an electric lamp which is under construction by Howard Bailey. The woodworking boys have completed their breadboards which were shaped like fish, pigs, dogs, and what not, are now making projects of their own designs. A very fine night stand is being built by Ivan Anderson. Donald Tonn, another second year student is building a sewing basket which gives him much practice on the lathe. CORLISS KORTGE, Publicity Manager for the year. Of course, a budget to suit every type of farm and every type of feeding in the county cannot be found, but it is hoped that over a period of years that the boys will take the original budgets and change them to suit their own farms and thereby in the future be able to very accurately budget their feeds for the winter. The first formal meeting of the Scottville Chapter of F. F. A. will be held in the agriculture ', filling of a decayed tooth with gold foil are explained by the same principle, namely, diffusion of molecules. The law of rebound is an especially interesting principle of physics. The drift of it is that the angle of incidence (made by a perpendicular to the floor and the ball, elastic object, hitting the horizontal) and the angle of rebound are equal. Thus a basketball or tennis player may judge his position more accurately. the forces promises to subject. of nature. This be an interesting Fountain room of the high school on Nov. I Our study in the text is 28, at 8 o'clock. The chapter periodically enlightened by ex- must be completely organized I periments conducted either by with constitution, program of I students or by Mr. Carlson, our Josephine Reader; closet doors, i pecially up to the age 25 in or- Terry Ferris and David Johnson; I der that normal body develop- beads and blocks, Agnes Murphy ! ment might be realized, and Roger Harvey; paints, Bobby ' Care of the feet and shoes was Larsen. discussed in one class period. It —' was decided that a hygienic shoe FIRST GRADE . The First graders are getting long enough and fit snugly at the anxious to finish their Pre-Prim- ' heel. High heels on shoes were ers. We have just one more story frowned on and low moderate to read. The "Black Beauty ' heels were approved. It was de- in reading is planning to cided that continuous use ' " f BIOLOGY During the past two weeks the Biology class has been studying about insects. We learned that an insect was different from higher animals because it has an exoskeleton or a skeleton on the outside of its body. We also have been studying about the different parts of a grasshopper, what each parl. consists of and the uses. Our class has been studying about the difference bet-ween complete and incomplete meto- monphosis and the insects which fall under each group. Our work, and officers before a charter from the national organization can be secured. This meeting and the next will probably be taken up with this work pointing towards obtaining the desired chapter. MUSIC A collection has been taken up by the band members in order that they might be able to send flowers to Miss Eldonna Bosworth who is in Paulina Stearns hospital in Ludington recovering from an operation for appendicitis. We all wish her a .speedy recovery and hope she will be back with us soon. Thursday night, Nov. 16, following the PT-A, Band Mothers club is sponsoring a pie social to obtain money to use towards a summer program. There will also be a, beautiful luscious cake that will be awarded to the highest bidder. The band, enlarged now to about 50 members, •will also present a short program consisting of an overture and one or two marches. Everyone is welcome to this event. There are still a few instruments that are available at a low cost. If you are interested in nlaying in either band or orchestra, please see Mr. Styles at once. Some satisfactory arrangement can surely be worked out. instructor. We have begun the study of Misses Virginia Fields 'and Mrs. Marshall Seitz, accompanied Miss Evelyn Rasmussen to her home in Cedar Friday night where they were her guests until Sunday. Mrs. Fred Hansen entered Paulina Stearns hospital, Ludington,. Saturday, Nov. 11, where she submitted to a major operation Monday morning. H. O. Loken has returned home after spending several days visiting relatives in Huston, Minn. in this biggest new-car success of IO years! I94O Briggs, Mrs. Elon Morton Miss Bernice Briggs. and Short Nest," skit of "The Cuckoo's Junior class play of Class read one of the stones for "the Kindergarten boys and girls. Our Animal A.B.C. book has i been ,compiet,ed. ,an.d. now .we are drilling on the sounds of the letters of the alphabet. In art last Thursday, we tried to draw, a very nice Brownie called "Tieniensie" about whom we read a story. We tried to make him look like a real person with three parts to his arms and legs. We snowed his arm bent at the elbow and his legs bent at the knee. This week art will deal with Thanksgiving. SECOND AND THIRD GRADES The Second and Third graders have been very busy working out a Thanksgiving scene on their Guests of the afternoon were Scottville high school—Members !•<; 7.r>ln tflrkhrirlp r>f FJnMurin Of the Cast. Mrs. Zola Kirkbride of Baldwin, Mrs. H. Kruse of Manistee and Mrs. Max Rahn of Rlverton. Plan Program for Scottville PT-A Reading—Mrs. Walter Gowan. Hawaiian selections—.Several students from the Ludington Honolulu Conservatory of Music, accompanied by their teacher, Mrs. Hartley and her daughter, Biology instructor told us of the best ways of collecting, preserving and mounting insects in addition to what was in the book. Lately we have taken up the . ... .. . _ , study of the economical impor- was one that was broad enough, | tance of insects. We found that some of our most beneficial insects are the bee and the silk moth. Later we will study the insects that are detrimental. Our workbooks are due Tuesday, Nov. 14, and so far we have filled them out through Unit IV. BESSIE DOBXA3 that continuous shoes that had no support in the arch would result in the arch being broken down. —JEANNE SORENSEN. CHEMISTRY One of our most active metals is sodium. Sodium is a typical metal because it is malleable, has 1 a luster, and is a conductor of heat and electricity. The reaction of sodium with water is very striking. Potassium is another active metal, much like sodium except that it is softer, melts at a lower temperature and is more active. These two elements belong to a group known as the alkali nietals. A typical nonmetal is chlorine. Chlorine is a greenish-yellow gas, heavier than library table. They Have built an ai r and it is very poisonous. Indian village with its teepees ! Chlorine has many uses, some of Mary, and Teddy Moran. and The following program will be given at the Parent-Teacher meeting at Scottville Thursday evening at 7:30 o'clock: Numbers by the school band! Ways and under the direction of Maurice' Stiles. Reading—Mrs. Lulu McGhan. Vocal numbers — Romaine Hiller. Reading, "Solving the Problem Child," by Fred C. Kelly- Miss Maxine Galloway. Hawaiian selections — Leslie Bragg and daughter, Lois. The program will be followed by a social hour under the direction of Mr. and Mrs. J. T. O'Hearn, who are planning a number of pleasing events. During the social hour there will be a pie social, also other lunch for sale. Free coffee, sugar and cream. This part of the evening is sponsored by the Band Mothers club. Song—Romaine Killer Audrey Stickney. Piano solo—Frank Rakas. Music and songs—The Hayloft Gang of Ludington. WIL.EY PT-A TO MEET The Wiley school will have its first Parent-Teacher meeting of the year Friday evening, Nov. 17. A program is 'being prepared and a potluck lunch will be served at the close of the evening. All patrons and friends are invited. Scottville Locals Chris Stampe and son daughter-in-law, Mr. and and Mrs. Arthur Stampe, all.'bf Ruthland, N. Dak., were guests at the J. K. Hasse home in Amtoer for several days last week. The Stamipe family were former residents of Victory township. Mr. and Mrs. Philip Paulson and daughter of White Pigeon arrived Tuesday to spend a few days. Mrs. Paulson and daughter will visit her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Parsons, and also at the M. Paulson;.Jhpme. Mr. Paulson plans to spend the time hunting. Among those who have gone Committee of the Butler School Meets WEST RIVERTON.—Mr. and Mrs. John Lister entertained the ways and means committee o* the Butler school Parent- Teacher association at their home Wednesday evening, Nov. 8. Mrs. Lister, chairman, and her co-workers, Mrs. Gus VonGlahn, Miss Ruth Smedberg and Miss Amelia Schaeffer, decided to have a fish pond and beano game and to sell hot dogs, pie and ice cream following the Parent-Teacher association program on Friday evening, Nov. 17. Following the committee meet- and a settlers' village with its log cabins and church. In the background is the water with the "Mayflower" riding the waves. They have made and dressed the settlers in the drab dark clothing of the time which is in contrast to the clothing of the Indians. To carry out the theme of this month to a greater extent Thanksgiving pictures have been placed on the bulletin boards! around the room. During the last art period the boys and girls made colorful posters showing the "Horn of Plenty" with its fruit and vegetables pouring out. In number work in the Second grade they are learning the value and names of different pieces of money. The Third graders are learning about pints and quarts. Room duties this week are being done by the following people: Boards, Barbara Ferns; plants, Buddy Martin, and Erasers, John Baldysh. AGRICULTURAL DEPARTMENT Although the organization of. an F. F. A. chapter, and the ; », discussion of the pros and cons[£ of fall plowing are taking con-1 siderable time in the agricultural classes these days the work of primary interest is in regard to the analysis of the cropping and livestock programs on the farms of each boy. First of all, a census of the livestock to be carried through!*; •Then by! .« COMMERCIAL |D|EP|ARJT!MENT The Business Principles class began work on a number of projects that are designed to show how a bank serves society. Some of the projects involve the collection of business papers used in business transactions with a bank, forms used in opening a bank account, and financial statements from various banks in this community. This information will be arranged on charts to be hung in the commercial room. All of the members of the class are taking part m this activity. PHYSICS CLASS" This tenth week of school ends our study of molecular motion. This topic explains many whys and wherefores to us. Although seemingly remote processes, the fattening" of oysters and ihe Acclaimed by over 50,000 happy owners Studebaker Champion owners can tell you that they're getting 10% to 25% better gasoline economy than any. other leading lowest price car can give. And this good-looking, restful-riding, super-safe Champion is a distinctive full- fledged team mate of Studebaker's Commander and President. Come in and go for a thrilling 10-mile Champion trial drive. Low down payment—easy C.I.T. terms. BALTZER'S SALES CO.—Tel. 235. Cars on Display and Service at Bertram & Cross Garage, 403 S. Washington Ave. the year means of is taken, a budget the boys' «H figure the amount of hay, grain and silage that will be needed on the farm for the year. The next step is to figure up the amount which are: Bleaching, disinfecting, extraction of metals I of feed raised and see if it will be from ores and purification of enough to supply the livestock! ing, Arthur Lister favored the guests •with a violin solo, accompanied on the piano by Miss group also en- old-fashioned Smedberg. The joyed singing songs. Gus VonGlahn, daughters, Loraine and Catherine, and son, Gus Jr., were guests Darr School PT-A Will Meet The regular meeting of Darr Parent-Teacher association will be held Friday evening, Nov. 17. E. C. Pagel, district 4-H leader, and Russel Johnson, assistant county agent, will toe present to give short talks. Music and readings will also toe given. Mrs. Albert Surrarrer, Free- soil township health chairman announces a ipre-school clinic to be held at Freesoil high school Friday afternoon, Nov. Miss Alma Benson will act as Red Cross solicitor in Darr district. - FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADES Both grades designed and colored safety posters in art this week. In geography the Fourth grade has been making free hand maps and coloring them. They are studying Norway. The Fifth grade are working on the* Southern States west of the Mississippi, illustrating the industries for their notebooks. The Fifth grade has been trying for a perfect spelling mark and came very close this week with only two misspelled words in the whole class. Richard Wagner, Merlin Reeds, Allen Quick, LaVonne Dumas, Bargara June Thome and Virginia Matavich have room duties this week. / SIXTH AND SEVENTH GRADES In Geography the Sixth grade is studying about India. We pretended we were traveling from London to Bombay by way of the Mediterranean Sea. It was hard to remember the different waters that we had to go through. The Seventh grade has finished the unit on "Fisheries" and had test on it. 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