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December 23, 1933

The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 16

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SIXTEEN MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE THE CUB GAZETTE Member of I. H. S. S. P. A and N. S. P. A. . STAFF ':,Etha Fink Editor-in-chief -David Kaufman Managing Editor Dorothy Evans Associate Kdltor ;j:unJca Peterson ......... Associate Editor 'ILucile Pierce Dramatics - Marjorie Hanson Dramatics ·iHarry Schulman Junior College Phyllis Neellngs Junior High -,DpTourise Layman Exchange 'Patricia HOSE Exchange Dorothy BIttner EtchanE ·Vivian Arvidson "Quill and scroll' Ttlnetta Martin "Scholastic Editor - Jloslyn Brogue Poetry -Mildred Kcrdus Tablolda -David Murphy ;. Art - Pauline March Typist ; Helen Flschbeck O/flce Cat .Elizabeth H. Graves Adviser : Reporters: Ted Knudson, Irene Holbrook. . nuth Scott, Dorthy Griffin, opal Ferleman, 1 carmen , Cogill. Harlan Miller. Marjory .Cookman, Martha Haddy, Dorothy Martin Elizabeth. Coe. Vlelta Trtbll. Virginia Follette. Gladys Miller, Veda Perkins, noser Downing, Charles Youne. Edna Kuft, -Gnlft Lane, Marlon Sweet, Elizabeth Perry, 'Glenn ArgetEinger, Wesley Fiala, Delkcr .Dunn, Orris Herflndahl, Kathryn FiUpat- . rick, Ovcran Lund. VOL. V DEC. S3, 1933 NO. XV :| GLAD IT'S OVER. v "I'm glad that's over," was the . comment of some of the student directors after last Thursday's · baud concert ."; Some of the directors were told . by their pals that they "looked like monkeys" hut in spite of those ."complimentary" remarks, director C. L. Stewart praised them by saying, "The conductors did very well, considering the short time they had to rehearse their numbers. Each ' oonductor actually rehearsed but three or four times." ·'-, The intonation was not as good ·as it should have been and at times a lack of precision was -noted. Slany directors from other towns and former members of the high school hand, now home from college, enjoyed the concert, as did a large and appreciative audience. ; THE ALUMNI GAME ! The guard brings the ball up, : no\v he's over the red line, there's a pass to center, bounce to forward, ,'a shot for the basket, the ball rolls around the rim, it's in. Alumni wins, ;17-15. · What, are the reactions of these graduates to their victory over the ; varsity? Most of them felt that the : result was not decisive enough and .'expressed the wish that they could replay the game. \ Bud Suter opposed his brother Gerald (Babe) for the first time. "It waa good to be back," he said ! (Turn to Pace n 23 Basketball Doubleheader Dec. 29 GAZETTE FOUNDED SEPTEMBER 1929 DEVOTED TO THE INTERESTS OF MASON CITY SCHOOLS Junior College Homecoming Dec. 26 PUBLISHED BY M. C. H. S. STUDENTS TEACHER VISITS SCENES OF LEE AND WASHINGTON Finds V i r g i n i a State of "Breathtaking" Beauty and Enchantment By ETHEL FINK "I found Virginia a state of breath-taking natural scenery and rich in historical associations," said Mrs. Edith Naylor, instructor in high school English, concerning her nine week tour in that and other southern and New England states. "Near Lynchburg, in the southern part of the state, I saw Natural arch, a bridge not made with hands, that spans a river, carries a highway and makes two mountains one. - Began at Surveyor. George Washington began his work as a surveyor there. The carved initials, "G. W." are seen 23 feet up on the wall, and on the trail leading to the arch a surveyor's stone bearing the inscription "G. W." and a surveyor's cross have been discovered recently. Remarking on another historical phase, Mrs. Naylor said, "King George granted this unique feature of nature to Thomas Jefferson in 1774, and it remained in his family until 1833. Continuing up Valley Pike highway to Lexington, Mrs. Naylor was interested in the chapel of the Washington and Lee university founded by Washington. In the museum adjacent to the chapel were many relics of Washington and Lee, the most (Turn to 1'asft 17) Classes at Lincoln School Entertained The spirit of Christmas prevailed at Lincoln school when the 8Y-1 science class entertained the SZ-2 class with a Christmas program consist- ng- of Christmas songs, instrumental solos and a play. The cast for the play consisted of tence Fatland, Edward Duke Betty Crabb, Dorothy Ficker, Arthu- Clarke, Margaret Fatkin and Corrine Webster. Kindergarten Transforms Playhouse Miniature House Is Made Graceful Home. PICTURE ON PAGE 12 Under the guidance of their teacher, Miss Carol Starr, the children of the Jefferson kindergarten have decorated their room in striking and beautiful fashion. 'They have transformed the playhouse within their room into a lovely Christmas scene. This minature house, which is of heavy carboard realistically made into the form of a graceful home, well equipped with natural details of furnishings, has been decorated by. the children in the Christmas style, outside and in. A tiny red wreath hangs over the knocker on the door. They have covered the roof with yards of cotton batting, over which they have sprinkled artificial snow, and since Santa must have a chimney to come down, they have supplied the roof with a lifelike reel brick one. Is Natural Snow. Even the paper bird-house hanging under the leaves received its quota of snow. Every surface that in nature would catch and (Turn to Paso 17) Mrs. Floyd B. Wright First in Art Contest In an extension bulletin .from the State University of Iowa announcing- the 1931 Iowa high school contest in graphics and plastic arts, there appears on the fly leaf in monochrome the first award representation by Mrs. Floyd Breese Wright, 1933 graduate. The 1933 contest was the third in graphic and plastic arts to be sponsored by the State University of Iowa, and Mason City won first place in monochrome each time. The exhibition of 115 drawings, paintings and designs from 13 schools gave evidence of ability in Mason City high school pupils. Last year 26 schools were represented in 460 entries. . Be Smart Have your school clothes Cleaned and Pressed regularly Phone 788 or 789 TYPING STUDENTS MAKING RECORDS AT HIGH SCHOOL Classes Taught by Myrtle Albert, Florence Larson and Gladys Price. Ten pupils from Miss Hyrtle Albert's beginning class in typing have been placed on the 100 per cent roll, writing for 15 minutes with perfect papers. They are as follows: Dick Price, Elizabeth Seeley, Yvonne Stoddard, Robert Thorne, Madalynne Powell, Henry Kephart, Myrtle Ries, Glenn Evers, Marjorie Gedville, and i,e Vino Di Marco. Students having written for 15 mintues averaging 30 words or more with five errors or less are as follows: Kathryn Ramsay, Jean Fockens, Ann Allos, Katherine Burke, Yvonne Stoddard, Helen Buehler, Betty Lou Crowell, Leonaine Breese and Douglas Weaver. Two pupils have written for 15 minutes averaging 40 words or more with five errors or less, ffhey ar Mildred Copeland, who wrote ·17 words a minute with four errors and Madelain Schneider who wrote 41 words with, five errors. Sends Out Tests. The Gregg Writer, a magazine published once a month, sends out a competent typist test. The students in Miss Albert's beginning: class who have won a 30 word certificate are Mildred Copeland, Madelain Schneider, Kathryn Ramsay, Ann AUos, Jean Fockens, Blanche Eickmeir, Sarah Kitsis, Dorothy Raymond. The 40 word certificates have been won by Mildred Copeland and Maflelain Schneider. Mildred is the only student who has won the 50 word certificate. Kathryn Ramsay and Helen Buehler won the traveling pins for speed in typing while Jean Fockens and Melvin Scherf won pins for accuracy. The shorthand pins for the GO word transcription test were won by Jean Fockens and MadeJain Schneider. In 30 Word Club. Three students of Miss Florence Larson's typing class became mem- (Tum to rajre 17) MAR CIA KOHL Pay Tributes to Memories To the memory of little Alarcia Kohl, whose sudden and untimely death Tuesday brought sorrow to the hearts of her teachers, the Misses Marjorie O'Connor and Ethel Ehlers, and her little schoolmates, I quote the following-; "OIi wliat do you think the nngcla say 2" Said the chilrtren up In heaven. "There's a dear Iftlle girl oomJnR liomc today, She's almost ready to fly away , From the earth vre used to live in. Let's go and open the satrs of pcnrJ, Open them wide for a new little girl," Said LJie children up in heaven. "She shn.ll play with us in the golden street, She has prawn too fafr, she has grown too sweet For the earth we used to live inr Sho needed the sunshine, thfs dear little , Where the vetUnj; clouds are riven." Ah, hush, hush, hush, all the swift vlnga fur], For the King Himself nt the gates of pearl 3s taking her hand, dear, tired, UtUe KlrJ, And Is leading her Into heaven. -- HISS EMMA REHir, Principal Washington and Monroe Schools. (Turn to Vage 11) JUNIOR COLLEGE FRATERNITY HAS CAST INITIATION Candidate Must Do Good Work in Production of Plays. The Mason City junior college cast of Delta Psi Omega, national honorary dramatic fraternity, held ita first meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 20 at 7:30 o'clock in the high school auditorium. Initiation service was conducted by college faculty members: Dean S. L. Rugland, vice president; Miss Luelda Carleton, cast secretary; Miss Laura Kampmeier, cast director, and Miss Lillian Shimmlck, grand director. The candidates initiated were Miss Betty Green, Miss Dorothy DeBruyn, Miss Mjriam Bragrer, Miss Kathleen McCormick, Miss Kath- erynne Trissel and Mrs. Helen Decker. To become eligible for membership in Delta Psi Omega the candidate must do meritorious work in the following phases of play production; business management, acting, directing, playwrlting and stage design. Through the efforts of the Wig and Masque members of the years 1932 and 1933 the Mason City junior college club becomes affiliated with one of the largest honor dramatic societies. It is the eighty-sixth college to be added to the chapter roll of Delta Psi Omega. Science Club Organized at Lincoln Junior High A science club known as the Double E has been organized in Lincoln school. The first staff of officers are as follows: Charles Knouse, president; Kenneth Bruner, vice president; Clarence Rush, secretary and treasurer; Bob Cookman, sergeant-at-arms. The club meets every two weeks during school hours. The programs consist of scientific experiments, science reports and music. The purpose of the club is to gain a more thorough knowledge of science. TIME OUT By DAVE KAUFMAN Last week-end saw the opening of the winter sports program by high school athletic representatives and while Mohawk teams won one, lost one and tied in their contests, the showing put on by the local cagers was far below expectations. * * * Coach Howard T. Barker's mat squad reaped all early season honors as they upset the dope and held a strong Clarion squad to a 21-21 tie. Six veterans bolstering the Cowboy squad were the chief reasons for giving Clarion an edge in the meet while the Mohawks' squad with only four grapplers who had ever engaged in meets before, was doped as the weaker team. · We can hardly refrain from using the- time-worn expression thnt the tie was a "moral victory" for Conch Barker's pro- teges Inasmuch as Clarion, ivhlch counts on wrestling us one of its mainstays in sports circles, could not register a win over Mason City's "sophomore squad," * * « LeRoy Mott, all-North Iowa grid- der personally made It his second victory over Clarion. Playing on the football team which decisioned Clarion 6 to 0 last fall, the Mohawk mat artist pinned a Clarion grid star, Caret Mosher. Harold Leahe, another Mohawk linesman, made short work of Clarion's gridder- hope for the heavyweight class, throwing the big Kennedy in 1:08. More power to Coach Barker and his surprising grapplers. A few victories this season will put Mason City on the high school wrestling map of Iowa. * * * And for those "rassling'' fans who have witnessed the "professional" exhibitions, but have never seen simon-pure grapplers in action, we will drop a line of explanation about the mat sport. Amateur wrestling lacks the flying mares, strangle holds, fighting, gouging and other delights of the professional sport, but if a mat fan wants to see some real wrestling, which he can be assured is on the level and has not been rehearsed, he should take in the mat meets which will be held at the high school in the near future. You won't see any grandstanding pachyderms but we believe that you (Turn to rage n FACULTY PLANS MANY TOURS ON CHRISTMAS WEEK Miss Bullock to See Lookout Mountain; Rugland to Attend Meeting. Of the high school faculty 26 are going to be away from Mason City for the Christmas holidays. Miss Mary Bullock is planning the most extensive trip during the two weeks. She will travel to Knoxville, Tenn., and Lookout Mountain, and from there go to Younkers, N. Y. After the Junior college homecoming, Dean S. L. Rugland will go to Urbana, 111., to attend a meeting' of the American Historical association. A band clinic which is to be held at Urbana, 111., is to be attended by Carleton L. Stewart. Edith A. Gibbs and L. L. Minor will spend their Christmas holidays in Illinois, Miss Gibbs at Springfield, Mr. Minor at Ale do. Miss Geraldine McNaughton will go to Fremont, Ind. The H. H. Boyce family will spend the time in Wayne, Nebr. Lillinn Shimmick goes to Jennings, Kans. Cora J. Sunclell will be in Minneapolis. Eighteen teachers of the high school will spend their vacations in Iowa towns. Harriot B. Crabb and Ida Iversen will go to Grinnell; Myrtle Albert, Denison; Luelda F. Carlton, Toledo; Florence Flynit, Waucoma; Frances Forester, Albia; Helen P. Fullerton, Rockford; Inez Gwynn, Shenandoah; Helen Hyland, Osceola; Laura M. Kampmeier, Cedar Rapids; Florence Larson, Stanton; Mollie McGowan, Clear Lake; Odella McGowan, Ocheyedan; Harold Palmer, Rockford and Cedar Falls; Marjorie B. Smith, Centerville; Esther Steinberg, Des Moines; and Clayton Sutherland, Nashua. Other members of the faculty will remain in Mason City. HELPS CHEER FUND The Globe-Gazette Christmas cheer fund was increased Monday by ?2.50 donated by the American club. January ninth a meeting will be held for Hie election of new officers in the club. MANUFACTURERS AND JOBBERS OF Several Types of Service- Choose the one you want. Call for details. It8 Fnone 32 Ideal American Laundry -- and -- Carbonated Beverages In Bottles Mason City Bottling Co. Phone 83 701 S. Fed. Ave. ACTIVITIES OF INTEREST IN MASON CITY SCHOOLS "WHERE PHOTOGRAPHS ARE SUPREME" RUSSELL Photo Studio Bagley-Beck Bldg. Phone 2212 Deckers LA GKATO CHILI CON CARNE The ideal cold weather food--try it. HolsteinNUk Vitality SCHERMERHORN FARMS PHONE 988 Visitors Welcome the Jan. 13 Jan. 27 Feb. 3 Feb. 8 Debates for |h School Sqmad Spencer Tournament Non-decision - Mason City Invitation Tournament Non-decision Mason City Invitation Tournament Non-decision CHRISTMAS SPECIALS nn!k: Jiesselrode I'liddlne, Cranberry Sherbet--Stcnrll nnil Fnncy Center llrtr' Christmas Tree, Bell, Pnlnsettl--Indlvldunl Molds: Yute SMK, Snnla Cliuu Bell, ChrtMraas Tree--Knncj Jcc Crruni C.ilics. "THE CREAM SUPREME" Christmas Special Nesaelrode Pudding and Cranberry Sherbet Qt. 40c Pt. 20c BIRDSALL ICE CREAM CO. 518 N. Fed. G31 S. Fed. For Mother, Sister or the Girl Friend . . . what could be More Appreciated Than a Bouquet of Our Fresh Fragrant FLOWERS On Christmas Morning KEMBLES G R E E N H O U S E 1205 S. Federal Phone 55 Demand . . "DAIRY MAID" PRODUCTS Butter, Milk, Cream, Whip Cream and Cottage Cheese PHONE 686 Dual Debate with Fort Dodge Decision THE HEALTH RESTORER Builder of Energy and Mental Vigor HERMANSON BROS/DAIRY Unscheduled Debates for the High School Soinad jt Central Six League Tournament at Webster City Decision State District Debate Tournament Decision State Teachers College Tournament at Mason City Decision Dual Debate with Cedar Falls Non-decision Mason City High School Round Robin at Mason City Decision COAL Phone 213 CRYSTAL LAKE ICE and FUEL CO. 11 First St. S. W. OUH Weighing Service Is Rendered by Toledo Scales NO SPRINGS HONEST WEIGHT LAUNDERERS and DRY CLEANERS PHONE 600 COAL HEATO LUMP .00 W.G.BLOCK Co. Exclusive Dealers PHONE 503 Best For Growing Youth ,, HELP BRING BACK © FARM PRO/PER1TY "THE BREAD THAT WON THE SILVER TROPHY" MASON CITY BAKING Co. Pre-Inventory Clearaway Wool Flannel Robes and J. C. Penney Co. D E P A R T M E N T Inc. 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