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MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Editor Loine Hall, Asst. Editor: Margaret Brakel. MARCH ? ·· 1931 THE CUB-GAZETTE PUBLISHED ONCE A WEEK--BY AND ABOUT MASON CITY'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS I See Tournament Finals Tonight At 7:30. yOL.2 MASON CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY, MAECH 7, 1931 FIVE GIRLS ARE CHOSEN FOR HIGH BEAUTY CONTEST Pictures to Be Sent to Charles Rogers Who Will Choose Most Beautiful. The 10 moat beautiful girls in th« high school .were introduced to .the student body in an assembly on Friday morning. They ate Ruth Brown, Betty Bull, Betty Clarke, Margaret -'· Daniels, Mae Kellum, Phyllis Felt,. Dorothy Lynn, Jean Lovell, Kathleen Glass and Pern Meurs. ' Each student voted for one of these : girls and the five highest were chosen from these. Those cho- ·sen were 'Dorothy Lynn, Phyllis Felt,' Margaret' Daniels, Kathleen Glass and Ruth Brown. The Wright studio wil! take full length pictures of the girls in formal gowns, which will be furnished by the p. K. Lunflberg 1 -company. · The pictures will be sent to Charles Rogers who will choose the most beautiful: The winner' will not bo known until the school annual appears In May. TO VOTE ON AMENDMENT The American club council met Tuesday evening at 7:30 to propose three .amendment by which thu senior members would have power equal to that of the juniors. These amendments were presented to the American club classes Wednesday and were passed. Two Students Pass Shorthand Test for 60 Words a Minute Margaret . Mickey 'and Tilliii Schultz, shorthand students of Misa Albert, have passed the 60 wort shorthand transcription test for th? Grefeg Writer. Both passed the test with a grade of 9b per cent. Gregg .competent typist certificates for February will be received by Marguerite Birum, Annie Martin, Mildred Bailey,- Elinor Schmidt. Henrietta Shaner, Dorothy Bamber, Evelyn Van Note, Margaret Mickey Violet Collen, Dorothy James, Paul Foote, Maurice Kltsis, Helen Rausch, Rheon Woodward, Jerome Davey, Dorothy Cheeseman arid An- zohetta Tobsing. These students, also members of Miss Albert's classes, passed the 10 minute test by writing 40 words a minute with five or less errors. Elinor Sobieske will x receive a gold pin for passing the same test, but., writing 60 words a . minute with five or less errors. SCHOOL BRIEFS Where Photographs are Supreme R U S S E L L S T U D I O Phone 2272 J. O. Penney BIdg. He -must see well to learn, progress, and be happy. Unaided poor vision is a serious handicap. f SM OPTICAL CO. ^21 E.STATESI FL SPRING BLOOMING PLANTS are beautiful now. Hyacinths Whips Primroses Cinerarias and Cyclamen 50c to §5.00 The high school band is playing the following numbers in a concert to be given for the Junior college students Monday morning at 9:45: "The Goldman Band Marcn,' "March from Tarmhauser," "147th Field Artillery," march, Vivtor Herbert's "Favorites," "El Capita'n," march.' The Junior college group pictures for the Masonian were taken Wednesday morning. : The: mothers of the Harding kindergarten children will be guests at a tea Friday, March 13. The entertainment for the afternoon will be the operetta Peter Rabbit. This will be presented by the cnildren. There will'be a Hi TrI club meeting at th Y. W. C. A. Monday night at 7:30. The girls and advisors'ara all urged to come. Harding kindergarten :childreti having perfect attendance an.l punctuality' records for they first six months are Janice Bappe, Florence Meert, Maurice Seaman, Shirley Weld a and Nance Robinson. Miss Mary Priehm. and Miss Marie Kober plan to visit friends at Emmetsburg over, the week-end. ,A Milwaukee,woman, has just received ' her' citizenpbipvpapexs, altho, says ; the, Milwaukee};Journal,' she does not know where her taxes go. But'if'knowledge was a qualification for voting, a good many native born citizens, would lose the franchise.--Minneapolis Journal. HUGH DAVEY SON GENERAL CONTRACTORS AND BUILDERS Phono 871 15 2nd St S. W. The Essence of Country Life A great deal- of the Invigorating health giving countryside Is brought to . the child in the city through Pasteurized milk. Pasteurized milk service which brings you pure, freab uiil!c that Is wholesome and safe. Is the connecting .Jink between country and cltt--It figuratively puts children Into the heart of tho country. Keep them robust and healthy hy giving them Pasteurized milk every day. H E R M A N S O N B R O S . D A I R Y PHONE 64G '' Accredited Preparation For . A Business Career College accounting, advanced actual office practice and experience for stenographers and secretaries. These are but two special feature's that will help you to get and hold-a go'od position. 23 COMPETE IN TOURNAMENT OF WRESTLERS HERE Seven Classes Represented in Mat Struggles of Local High School. Twenty-three boys competed In a wrestling tournament at tne high .school Monday and Wednesday closing the mat season for the Mohawk mat men. Seven classes were represented. The wrestlers were coached by Howard Barker. The winners were: 105 pound class, Jerome Schultz; 115 pounds, George Haynus; 12j pounds, Morris Zebker; IBS pounds, Roy Zahrobsky; 145 pounds, Harold Grier; 155. pounds, Alfred Stoecker, 165 pounds, Clifford Jones. The wrestling season, wnlch .was initiated to keep the foolbal! boys in shape, was a signal success. It will be resumed next year arid if its success continues, it is possible that meets may be held with other schools. - ' Results Are Given. · Results of the preliminary matches which were held Monday follow: / 115 pound class--Tanner lost, to Leffingwell by a fall. Time, 1.10:1. Robert Hall lost to George Haynes by a fall. Time 3:48. McEwen lost to Moroni by a fall.. Time 2:14.1. Moroni won a seven minute match from Leffingwell by a time advantage of 4:33. Tims was compelled to forfeit his match to Haynes due to a slight injury. 125 pound class--Zebker won a seven minute match from Martin by a time advantage of 3:54.1. 145 pound class--Adkins lost to Grier by a fall. Time 4:32.5. 155 pound class--Adams lost to Stoecker by a fall. Time 3:01. Richardson lost to Stoecker by a fall. Time 1:49.1. Final Matches Given. The results of the final matches which were held. Wednesday follow: 105 pounds class--Jerome Schultz won a seven 1 minute match over Joe Nardicchio by a time advantage of 6% minutes. Time 6:30. 115 pound class--Wutlie Maroni lost by a fall to George Haynti. Time 2-535 ' ' 125 pound blass--James Crabb lost by a fall to Morns Zebker. Time 39 seconds. 135 pound class--William Siskow lost by a fall to Roy Zahrobsgj. Time 2:46. 145 pound class--Gordon Lynn lost by a fall to'Harold Grier. Time 2:50.1. : . 155 pound class--Milton Raizes lost by a fall to Alfred Stoecker. Time 4:09. 165 pound class--Clifford Jones won a seven minute matcn from John Moore by a time advantage of 10% seconds. ' Official, Howard Barker. Timers, Ed Wooldridge, Galen Meuwisseu and Stewart Kelsey. Ring Is Selected at Junior Class Meeting A short meeting of the 'junior class was called Tuesday afternoon to vote for the class rings. There were three rings to choose from, and an almost unanimous vote wa^ cast for ring' number 1. In ordw that there might not be any unfair voting because of stores involved, the rings were identified by numbers rather than the merchants' names. The ring chosen was from the Murray jewelry store. This is the second meeting ol Ihs junior class to be called this year The other meeting was held to elect the officers for the' class., Tbe officers chosen were: Bud Suter, president; Bob Irons, vice president, Alice Sheffler, secretary; Dick Stevens, assistant editor of the Ma- sonian, and Dick Currie, assistant business manager or ^.o year book Miss'Frances Forester v appointed adviser for the class . J '32. Songs Presented at Garfield Assembly An assembly was held at the Garfield school Thursday afternoon in which the fourth, fifth and sixth grades took part. A program of various songs' was presented by representatives of tho three classes and the Garfield orchestra played "Morton · High School March" and "Ever True." The boys and girls glee club san several numbers; Alonzo Pettiford sang a group of popular songs accompanying himself on the banjo and a piano solo "To a Wild Rose' 1 was played by Alice Anne Moore. The third grade were guests at the program. Amos and Andy Vocabulary Enters Mason City School The children in the third grade Washington school were asked to write compositions using their own subjects. One youngster chose Amos 'n Andy. One sentence read: "Andy got into a mess." "Improve this sentence," said the teacher. "Andy got Into a picklement" was the quick reply. Operetta'Tortuhe Teller" to Be Given March 16-19 Junior College . and High School Join in Project. Work on the operetta, "The Fortune Teller," by Victor Herbert, to be presented March 16, 17 and 20 by the high school and''Junior college glee clubs is progressing rapidly, according to Miss Ellen Smith, the director; A matiuee will be given on March 16 for the schoo 1 children, a night performance for the public on March 17, and another on March 20 for the teachers' association. Miss Smith has . announced the cast of characters as follows: Sandor, a gypsy musician, Edwin Helb- lirig; Fresco, ,a ballet master ana the .manager of the opera house, Ken Leonard; Count Bereszowski, a Polish composer and pianist, Paul Odlaug, Captain Ladislas, an Hungarian Hussar, Raymond La Gasse;* Boris, a gypsy and the father at Musette, Less Pippert; Yaninka, a prima donna. Kathleen .Glass; Ka fael, Catherine Curtiss; Sergeant Potemkin, .Cecil Carstens; General Korbay, Sherm Taylor; Jeweler, Jess Pippert. Other Parts Given. ' Wanda, Jean Lovell; Etelka, Esther Storer; Vera,~Betty Senneff; Sergeant Kopaczky, Robert Pauley; Waldemar, prompter at the opera, Ralph Moeser: Lieutenant Almir, Robert Pauley; Lieutenant Timar. Cecil Carstens; Jan, a tailor, boy. Harold . Rlvedal; Gardner, Paul Foote; Musette, a 'fortune teller and Irma, a pupil in the ballet school, a double role to be played EDWIN .HELBUNQ Sandor, a Gypsy Musician by Maxine Beerman one night and by Fern Meurs another. There will be a large chorus o% ballet pupils, Hungarian Hussars, drummers, cadets and tradesmen. The operetta is in three acts and the scenes are as follows: Act 1, coutryard of the opera house; act 2, garden of the chateau of Count Bereszowski, and act 3, camp of :he Hungarian army near Budi Pesth. The plot concerns Count Bereszowskijs courtship · of Irma whom he knows to be the heiress of a large fortune. However, this fact s unknown to the girl. Fresco, th' 1 ballet master, bribed by the promise of 5,000 florins, aids _the count. Irma who is in love with"Captain Ladislas refuses the count She and the captain plan to solve two problems by one scheme. Irma dons the uniform of her twin brother, Fedor, who is supposed to away with Pompon, an opera singer, and thus prevents his being shot for desertion. At. the same time she avoids marrying the count.. Are More Complications. Matters are even more complicated by Fresco who determines to pawn Musette, a gypsy who has a remarkable resemblance for Irma, off on to the count. During preparations for the wedding Musette elopes With Sandor, her lover. Further entanglements are straight ened out finally and three pairs of lovers are united before the final curtain falls. , Tickets for tie public performance will soon be on sale, by the high school persons who are students of the music department. BRELK WINS HIGH BASKET SCORING Race for Honors One of Closest Ones in Recent Years. In one of the closest races for scoring honors seen at the high school in years, Grelk won the high scoring position over Suter by nos*- Ing- him out by four points. Suter took an easy first in the free throw column with 24 charity shots. Captain Billman rates second in the charity column with 17 markers to his credit. ' Following is the complete record for the Mohawks for the 1930-31 scheduled season: PLA.YER-- Grelk, center ..!.... 71 Suter, forward ..... 62 Hordle, forward . . . . 55 Sillman, guard (capt.).18 3haffin, guard, canter Tallows, forward ?nrrott, guard . ___ Jetra, forward . . . Burns, guard ..... Radio Program Is Given at Monroe s ' \ The seventh grade class of Mist, Mary Ellen Lydon gave a radio pro- fram from MJHS (Monroe Junior high school) Friday morning. Betty Edwards was the announcer. Art improvised loud' speaker/ and the stage furnished the broadcasting station. The participants were seated in the broadcasting room. The program opened with a discussion of the bonus bill by lona Hartman. Pete Farmakis played two numbers on the harmonica. A reading, "Rastus" was given by Helen Martin. The subject of "Thrift" was the main thot carried out in the program. Margaret Huffman explained the meaning of thrift Dorothy Wilcox and Maxine Heichelbeck talked on Benjamin Franklin and Thomas A. Edison. A play entitled "Key to Thrift Land" was given by Robert Lieben- ddrfer, Vern Pendy, .Robert Colllins and Barrel] Griff en. At the close of the program letters were presented to the basketball players by Miss Myrna LaRue Median Typewriting Score Is 27.8 Words . The average median score foi February in Miss Price s typing class was 27.9 words with 10 errors The median for the last lest was 30 words with 6 errors. Harriett Ptubbs made the best record with 51 words. In the team contests the West Point team, Harriett Stubbs, captain, were the winners with an'av erage of 32.9 words with 8.6 errors The following persons have joinec the 30 word club: Jean Lovell, Mil dred Ulin, Patricia Pool, Milton Marti, Roy Barrel], Barbara Walker, Arthur Long, Margar Bumgardner and Harry Chazen. Truman Ambrosen and Doris Rua- ness have joined the 100 per cent club. FG Totals Mohawks--Won ponents' points, 373. -FT 10 24 3.3 17 1 1 3 0 0 -- · 224 68 13, lost 4. TP 152 148 122 53 15 13 S 9 2 2 i_,,Y- 516 Op- YANKTONCLUB TO APPEAR HERE Glee Club to Give Concert at Congregational Church on March 29. The Yaukton college msu's glee club from Yankton, S. Dak., will appear in a concert at the First Congregational church on Palm Sunday, March 29. The club is making an extended tour beginning March 8 and ending April l. Tho program which is to be offered will include chorus, quartet, duet, violin, piano and vocal solos and readings] L. N. Daily is the conductor and in the personnel are two young men who are relatives of Mason City residents. David Stuelpnagel is tho cousin of Guy L- Crosen, debate coach in the high school and a member of the Clover Leaf quartet. Dr. W. L. Dibble, pastor of the Congregational church, has a nephew in the club, Goodsell Slocum, who is the accompanist. Included in the itinerary of the men's glee club will be a week's stay in Chicago \ where they will give about. 20 performances. They will also WGN. broadcast over station McKinley Children on Big Farm Project The Kindergarteri of 'McKinley school under the diretcion of Miss Dorothy Kemp and Mrs. H. R. Scott are working on a farm project. Fete Karametros took the children in the school bus to visit Mr. N..T. DeWitt's farm. The children aru now making a house, barn ana garage out of Patty Kill blocks, and plan to make a silo, wooden animate and other things which" conform to this farm project. Within a few weeks they are planning to make butter and have a setting hen. They are also planning to work .'.he farm project/up .in the sand tablu out of paper and toy a'nimals. ' G. A. A. Activities for Week Irjclude Swimmin The G. A. A. activities for I lie fo! lowing week Include a swimming meet which will be held Monday March 9 at the Y. W. C. A. and the G. A. A, meeting which will be he!3 Tuesday, March 20. A number of G. A. A. members hiked to Portland Saturday morning, March 7. On March 3 'the juniors challenged 'the seniors to a game of basketball which was a very close game. Three minutes were given extra after tlw end of the game. The juniors woji 5-1. STUDENTS HEAR NATIVE LECTURE ABOUT ARMENIA Schools, Language and Fears of Armenians Are Related. Bakdasar Kribor Baghdiglan at an assembly held in the Mason City^high school auditorium gave at: account of his adventures in Armenia. \ He first described the schools o£ Armenia. He said that the floors were of dirt and there were no chairs or desks. People sat on thu floor and used their knees in placa of desks to write on,and the room was not heated. They had no gymnasium 'and when their teacher hung a swing in the corner of the room, he was arrested by thu Turkish government as a revolutionist. Can't Talk Armenian. · The Armenians could not speak their own language -but had to speak Turkish. If they were caught speaking in^ the Armenian language, their tongues were cut out, the speaker said. He also, told of the massacre which was planned by the Turks and of their Turkiso neighbors who planned to kill his family. At the time of the massacre Mr. Baghdigiau was about 7 .years old. The family took refuge in a barn where they stayed for three days without food. On the third day some food was brot to them by a a Turkish friend. Then he and his little nephew went to live with a savage tribe of Turks. He had lived with this tribe quite a. while when he and his nephew were discovered by the Turna in power and arrested. 'J^ty were tol3 that they would be -skinned alive, their skin used for shoes, and their bodies thrown into the Euphrates river. Saved by Mother. But they were saved by the mother of this tribe who-had bribed the Turkish soldiers with her jewelry. It was not safe for him to stay with these persons any longer so a pass was procured from the Turkish .government so that he could go to America JTheir conditions weie tUal..,tny"»lioulii r.c-vci--1-oturn and hla photographs were taken and sent to all important cities so that he should be recognized if he returned. He came to Boston with only 93 cents in his -pocket. He went to r.ight school to learn English ainl 'found it very hard to learn. Aftev working his way thru high school he worked his way thru the. New Hampshire college by teaching night school under the auspices oE the Y. M. C. A. When the war broke out he enlisted but was rejected on account of his eyes. TIME OUT! In an effort to win a game, even if forced to forfeit, ,ChicU Sutherland, Trojan coach, used the following' players on bis Blue squad which plays weekly in the Y. M. C A. league. Grimsley, high school coach; Sutherland, Trojan coach: "Bunk" Isaacson and Ben Murray, former Mohawk cagers; and Jess Carroll, lanky high school senior. And'yet they lost the game! · Gargano, state wrestling champ of the 155 pound class, who comes from Fort Dodge, played against the Mohawk grid team last season. Mason City basketball fans may have been startled to notice a hews dispatch concerning 1 some news about Coach McQueen of the Mason City high · school team.. However, upon looking at the item once more. It' wag discovered that there is a Mason City, HI. It would be a novel idea for Judge Grimsley, high school cage coach, to schedule the Illinois quintet for a game next year. The cheer leaders would be dizzy trying to refrain from yelling, "Beat Mason City!" Britt continues to uphold its reputation as a jinx to Mason City's tournament ambitions. Their latest triumph was that of downing 'the Trojan five in the northwest district meet at Emmetsburg last week. C - O - A - L HEATO Conl ECONOMY Sootless . . . BLACK HAWK 111. Lump KENTUCKY $0 ' %^P 00 Nut $6?5 W.G. Block Co. PHONE 563 ' . L · ^-v Roosevelt-Madison Basketball Players Honored at Assembly Roosevelt-Madison b a s k e t b a 11 boys were honored in an assembly held Friday at 3 o'clock for grades 7 and 8, in the Roosevelt auditorium. The program was as follows: 1. Songs led by Helen Meier, Olava Feist, Jean Packing, Charlotte Pusch and Evelyn Rholl. ,2. Talk, "Junior High Athletics," Supt. R. B. Irons. 3. Talk, "High School Athletics,' C. Sutherland. 4. A. G. Krager, review of basketball ihterschool tournament, and presented letters to the following boys: . . ' Madison--Eiliel Erickson, Alvin Gerdes, Merle Jones, Paul Naveson, .Gay lord Buff ing ton. Roosevelt- Lloyd Farrer, Raymond Bon, Claude Heard, Quinton Dletz, Donald Wolske, Clyde Barron, Carlyle Baehne, Raymond Letzring, Lewis Kippen, Dan Allen, Donald Poppen. Mr. Krager presented the basketball trophy won by the Roosevelt team, which did not lose a game during the' season. JUNIOR COLLEGE PRESENTS PLAY "Foiled, by Heck" Given at Assembly He'd Thursday. The Junior coljege presented the play "Foiled, By Heck," at an. assembly held Thursday morning. The all male cast consisted-of' Reuben Hanks, John Morgan; . Matilda Hanks, Clyde Smythe; Irene Hanks, Albert Barclay; ^Clarence Codd! Paul ' McLaughlin; Olivia de .. In Vere, Leonard Barron; Svlvester Brewater, Virgil Shook. Those in charge of the play wera Frank Piersol, accompanist and di- tector, and Vincent, Minnetteo, the manager of stage and properties. The money received for this play was given to Miss Ellen Smith to help defray the expenses of the trip to Detroit. Schools Allowed to " Use Y/MrlProj? The Y. M: · C. A. has recently made the purchase of a new moving picture machine. Permission has been given the schools to use it in connection with the teaching of geography and history. With the use of stereographs and slides recently purchased by the board of education_'and with access to a projector, Mason City schools are equipped with visual education material which the most up-to-date schools now have. .Superintendent Irons urged the use of thia material among the teachers. JUNIOR COLLEGE DEBATE SEASON WITHOUT DEFEAT Eight Decision Clashes Won by Mason City Pair This Year. The Junior college debate season lias closed without a single defeat to mar .its perfect record. The college has had many g6od seasons but this is the first season that the c.ebate teams have not lost a debate. There has been a total of 15 debates, including nine non-decision debates "with State Teacher's college at.Cedar Emails and Luther college of Decorah..The eight decision debates were as foltows: They Got Decision. Feb. 18, Webster City Junior college debated Mason City Junior college here. Tom Yoseloff and ; Virgil Shook - won both negative and affirmative decisions from the two opposing, teams. On Feb. 27 in Elkader Junior college dual at Mason City, Torn Yoseloff and Virgil Shook won the affirmative arid negative decisions. March 2 Mason City debated with Waldorf college at · Forest/City. Tom Yoseloff and Virgil Shook affirmative won from til's Waldorf negative. . March 3, Waldorf college debated with Mason City Junior college at Mason City. William Swanson and Thayer Curry won the negative from Waldorf's affirmative team. Those participating in debates were Tom Yoseloff, Virgil Shook, William Swansbn, Thayer Curry, Joseph Ober and Sol Benowitz. Shook-to Leave. Virgil Shook will be the only person lost from the squad this year. He has' a* most remarkable record both on the Mason City high school and Junior college debate teams. During- his high school forensic activity he won 16 out of 19 decisions. The freshman debaters, Toni Yoseloff, William Swanson and Thayer Curry have finished their first season without a defeat. Won Two Debates. 3n the past week Mason ,-i-oolleffo _}fta-. **.Ma--- tw Im the r Waldorf college ty. The first was at Forest and the affirmative team Was made up of Tom Yoseloff and Virgil Shook. In the-second debate Thayer Curry and William Swanson won, from Miss Lenora Olson and Oswald Thorson who represented Waldorf on the affirmative. The expert judge of the first der bate, was P. D. Cowan of Eagle Grove. W. A. Brindley of State Teachers' college judged the second one. The question for both debates was freo trade. Thelma Hockenberry Given First Place Thelma Hockenberry of Garfield school won first place in a contest conducted among the class piano pupils of the Mason City grade schools. She made 33 points in the survey which was conducted to see which pupil had learned the most in a four week period. Her points were won for fingering, rh3'lhm and transposition. Charles Knouse of Wilson school made 32 points. Salesmanship Class Given Sales Speech Monday morning the salesmanship class heard a talk on salesmanship and personality by Clyde Junglugh, a representative o£ the Underwood Typewriter company. Mr. Juriglugh talked on the value of work and the value of knowing your goods. He was formerly head of the commercial department in one of the Council Bluffs high schools. L-Y-O-N-S LAUNDERERS and DRY CLEANERS PKONE 600 \! ^ II EAT E S K I M O PIES HIGLEY'S L U X U S REAL H E A L T H FOOD HOW LOVELY! When things are returned from the Ideal ' American, they're so beautiful. They look like new! 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