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The Mason City Globe-Gazette from Mason City, Iowa · Page 14

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MARCH 21 PS? 1933 MASON CITY GLOBE-GAZETTE Editor, Marion Stoeber; Assistant Editor, Billy Beck. 15 THE CUBiGAZETTE PUBLISHED ONCE A WEEK-BY AND ABOUT MASON CITY'S .-PUBLIC SCHOOLS VOL.2 H. S. Girls Attend Y. W. Friendship Conference March 27-28. TINY SHOPS ARE BEING ERECTED BY KINDERGARTEN Realistic Effects Being Got by Washington School Tots. Members or Miss Ethel Ehler's Kindergarten classes .in the Washington school have been working on the construction of small shops. They have built a 'shine parlor, barber shop, Sandy's flower shop, Downyflake Donuc shop and music shop. Outside of the buildings is a board wall, and street lamps, the lamps of which consist: of orang-e balloons, which are meant to illumine the avenue. Awnings have been made by the children. Trips have been made to establishments operated by fathers of different pupils. At Sandy's Flowers, managed by Bruce Saudhagen's lather, the class members received miniature flower pots, and at Tunica's music store, operated by Dorothy Crawford's father, mouthorgans were given them. Ervin's barber shop, managed by Donna Lou Ervin's grandfather, and a shine parlor, the proprietor of which was Billy Pergakis' father, were also visited. The children were taken thru the Cerro Gordo hotel. The workers have used their own ideas in regard to the furnishings and construction, for the most part, and Miss Ehlers has announced that the work will be continued after the spring vacation. More Pupils Added to 40 Word Club The following pupils of Miss Albert's typing- classes made veither the 100 per cent, 40, or 30 word club. Those who made the 100 per cent club are as follows: Eleanor So bieske, Violet Collen,- Marian Hotchkin, Willis Busch, Jerome Davev, Harlan MacMillan, Dorothy Cheeseman and Agda Anderson; the 40 word club are: Eleanor Sobieske Dorothy Bamber, Mildred Bailey' Marlys Taylor, Anita Skene, Lois Warford, and Rheon Woodward; the 30 word club- are: Beatrice Benowitz, Rella Ross, Evelyn Ekborg Kermit Kay, Kathleen Glass, Phyl- Ha Olson, Marvyl Stevens, Ruth Barland, Donald Dye. Ingwalcl Wik, Vera Peterson, Verna Anderson' Harlan MacMillan, Kenneth Sageu i Edward Neuddlemen, June Bentz' I and Elsie Morehouse. ' MASON CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY. MARCH 21, 1931 NO. 26 HEALTH PARADE PRESENTED Exhibition of Antiques Given at High School An exhibition of antiques and old relics will be held at the high school in April according to a decision reached by the American club in a meeting held Tuesday. At a council: 1 meeting, It was voted to have . the senior members stay in the council as .advisers until the close of their school term. .are^ Supreme. S T U D I O Phone 2272 J. O. Penney Bldg. or CASTER ... and every other special occasion . . . there's nothing like F L O W E R S and no flowers are like those from . . . Phone 5* Herman rt.Hnu)»on-Pro» I7G* So Frrleral Hvo Moving Picture of Europe Given Here A moving picture of Europe was presented by Miss Helen Erickson's sixth grade, geography class at a central school assembly held Thursday afternoon. Poster pictures were made, depicting scenes pertaining to each country. The pictures were further illustrated by songs and dances, and a three minute talk was given about each country by a student dressed in the native costume of that country. Odette Stoddard gave a dance and an English play was presented by Miss Kathryn Gibson's fifth and sixth grade English classes. Miss Lurana Warner, first grade teacher, presented a circus project. The walls were covered with lifelike animals and cages containing lions and tigers. The reading, language and story work all revolved about the circus. .The big circus tent, with the first grade rhythm band playing, added to student interest. A health parade and sketch was given by the pupils of second and third grade Jefferson school under the direction of their teacher, Mrs. Dora E. Liesveld, at a P. T. A. night meeting recently and repeated again at the Jefferson school for an assembly for visiting teachers Thursday afternoon. The parade was the outgrowth of a project worked out in the schoolroom on health. The characters wh: are shown in the above picture are: Marvyl Beck, Health Fairy; Joyce Gregerson, Red Cross nurse; Willis Burgener, represented corn; Edward Burgener, represented beet; ..Tent! Jacoby, represented carrot; Carl Walter, represented spinach; Roger Anderson, represented pumpkin; Byron Peterson.' represented string bean; Dorothy Burgess, represented apple; Geraldine Ewers, represented orange; Alberta Kafer, interloctor; Maurice Anderson, yell leader; Me'r- rill Johnson, Billy Boy; Harwood Jacoby, Boy Blue; Helen Avery, Bo- Peep; Old Woman in a Shoe, Helen Hanson; Arnita Bruns, Miss Muffett, and Robert Davis, Jack Horner. Signs and placards were showi by the following: .Leonard Bouck, health ship; Dwane Law, health train; Marion Bailey, sleep; Clarence Card, health fairy placard. 1 Masks were: Milk bottle musk, Raymond Anderson, and fruit mask, Donald Kuhn. Other characters are: Wee Willie Winkie, Wallace Kirach; tooth brush and soap, Do Lores Osborne, and exercise, Willard Holley. Girls Reserves Are to Dramatize Bible Storie: The grade school Girl Reserves will hold their annual Bible story contest, Wednesday at 2 o'clock, in the gymnasium of the Y. W..C. A. The., girls·.will.,dramatize various ·BtBie^stariss.'-; The -public is invited and a prize is awarded to-the winning club: The prize is a cup, which, if won by. one club for three years, is given to that club to keep. Last year the eighth grade of Monroe won first prize and Roosevelt and Lincoln tied for second place. He must see well to learn, progress, and be happy. Unaided poor vision is a serious handicap. EAT REAL HIGLEY'S L U X U S Accredited Preparation For A Business Career College accounting, advanced actual office practice and experience for stenographers and secretaries. These are but two special features that will · help you to get and hold a good position. MRS. ANDERSON ILLINOIS DEPUTY Article on Graduate of Junior College Here in Sorority Publication. An article appearing in the current number of The Trident, official publication for the Delta. Delta Delta sorority, will be of great interest to those Mason'City persons who knew Catherine Dunlop (Mrs. Corliss D. Anderson), a graduate of the Junior college here. "Catherine D u n l o p Anderson, newly appointed deputy for the state of Illinois, comes to her duties as a loyal -and enthusiastic Tri Delta. Graduating in 1925 after active -days spent- in Y. W. C. A, work on the campus, she spent the following year teaching at Chateau- Thierry, France. Returning Catherine accepted a teaching position in the French department of her alma mater and there taught and studied further during the following three years, receiving her master's degree in June of 1929. "Catherine's present outside interests are in the Metropolitan student committee of the Chicago Y. W. C. A. and the international relations committee of the League of Women Voters of Evanston. in which she has been made vice president for the coming year." Girls at Lincoln Are Playing Jacks Do you remember way back when you played jacks? You enjoyed it and doubtless played thru the entire course just as the girls do today. Dozens of girls at Lincoln school started in this tournament three weeks ago and are still at it, playing before sessions, at recess, and during gymnasium rest periods. The following plays must be taken in order: Commons, Eggs in the Basket, Up Cast, Down Cast, Double Up, Double Down, Half Cast, Whole Cast. Crazy Game, Pigs in Pen, Pigs Over Fence, Around the World, Half Moon, Half Around the World, Kiss the Nigger Baby, Scratch the Match, Blow Match Out, Knock at the Door, Set the Table, Snake in the Grass, Falling Stars. It is a long procedure and accurate records are kept. At present, Anna Rickoff and Dorothy Curtis are ahead, having played thru the third match. Marbles, with the boys, have been going strong since the middle of January, but no .tournament has been arranged. SCHOOL BRIEFS Miss Nellie Welch visited at the Central school Thursday. She is a representative of the Owen an ! Owen Publishing company, and ha;l an exihibit in the high school during the teacher's convention. \ There will be rehearsal every day during spring vacation for the girls' glee club. "Judge" Grimsley has been absent during the past week on account of illness. Lucile Mullen, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edward Mullen, 1145 First strest southwest, is moving to Cedar Rapids. Lucile has been officer of the Lincoln Byrd class ami prominent in many extra curricular activities. Miss Helen Hyland was absent during the past week on account of illness. Brooks Breese gave a party a* the Garfield school for the kindergarten pupils Friday 'in Honor of his sixth birthday. Refreshments were served and come-back balli were given as souvenirs. Three new members were added to the 30 and 40 word clubs from Miss Price's first-hour class. To the 40 word club, Doris Riisness was added and to the 30 word club James MacDonald and Roland Pitman. Jens Walker, winner in the oratorical section of the sub-district contest, will go to the pro-district contest at Clarksville on Tuesday, March 21. The junior play tryouls will be. held sometime during the first week after spring vacation. Fifth Graders at Madison Make Butter A section of the Roosevelt Boosters from Mrs. Harry Vick's room entertained their fellow members from Miss Fern Wilson's class with a ballad assembly at which ballads, both new and old. were read and sung. Roosevelt fourth grade pupils with Miss Edna Smith have been feeding and taking care of Silkworms as a project in the geographical study of silk. The worms were raised by the pupils from eggs which were received from away. The fifth graders of Madison school, under the supervision of Miss Eva Scott, made butter Tuesday. The butter was churned in a fruit jar and the students, with the aid of their teacher washed off the buttermilk, salted and colored it. State's Water Works Problems Discussed IOWA CITY, March 21._Problems which beset the, superintendent of water works will'be threshed out in University of Iowa laboratories April 8, 9 and 10 at the annual conference sponsored by the college of engineering. The meet is expected to attract more than 100 water works experts from all sections of the state. Technical lectures will be interspersed with laboratory demonstrations in ivhich each delegate will participate. Senior High .English 'Is Discussed at Conference Among the conferences held in connection with the convention of the North Central division of the State Teachers association was that for senior high school English teachers Friday afternoon in the high school. Ethel Swanson, Webstet City, was leader. Miss Esther A. Webb, Northwood, gave a talk on "English Correctness--a Challenge." Independence is the reward of the man who hasn't anything to lose.-Wisconsin Slate Journal. Program Is Given Visiting Teachers An assembly was held Thursday morning at 11 o'clock for the benefit of the visiting teachers at Monroe school. The program was as follows: Music by the Monroe school orchestra and assembly singing including the songs, "America thft Beautiful" and "Star Spangled Banner." The girls and boys- glee clubs were also on the program. The Monroe first grade rhythm band also contributed to the program. A Harmonica solo by Robert Parrish and n health play." "All Abroad for Healthland" by thi sixth grade pupils were given. The program was ended with the Flas Salute. TEACHERS LEAVE FOR VACATIONS Madison-Jackson, Roosevelt Group Going Home or on Trips. The teachers of Madison-Jackson- Roosevelt schools are for the most part going home for vacation; others have planned trips. Miss Lucille Bauman and Miss Carrie Pfaliler of Roosevelt school are driving to St. Louis where Miss Bauman .will visit with friends; Miss PfRhler is visiting her_brother, S. S. Phahler in Gillespie, 111. Miss Fern Wilson, accompanied by her mother and her sister. Mrs. C. J. Everett of Lennox, are driving to Kansas City, Kans., for , ., visit. Other teachers from Roosevelt are: Miss Ruth Wilson, Nora Springs; Miss Clara Fischer, Hartley; Miss Edna Smith, Alta Vista; Miss Mildred Bente, EI- kader; Miss Lela Jarvis, Danville; Kathryn Walsh, Patori, and Miss Esther Granner, Radcliffe. Those from Jackson: Miss Bertha Wassom, Lawrence; Miss L. May Miller, Dallas, and Miss Mary Ashland, Clear Lake. Those from Madison: Miss Helen Noble, who goes to Ida Grove; Miss Eva Scott, La Porte City; Miss Jennie DeGroot, Kamra; Miss Albina Kerchner, Nichols, and Miss Elvira Peterson, Forest City. Those remaining in the city arc: Miss Lucille Lawler of Madison school; Miss Esther Workingback, Jackson school; Miss Erna Stoltenberg, Roosevelt, and Mrs. Harry Vick, Roosevelt school. JUNIORSStlY 101 BIOGRAPHIES U n i q u e Method Used to Stimulate Interest of Class. Mis Elizabeth Graves' 101 .juniors have been introduced to some of the best biographies · and autobiographies published since 1900 and have written articles on thetn. Leota Herrmann wrote in her story, "A grain was faintly heard when juniors listened to the command from their instructor 'Bring from the public library your choice biography Monday. We are going to SPRING FOOTBALL SEASON ENJOYING SUCCESS, CLAIM Prospects for Coming Season Excellent, Says Coach Sutherland. With all of last year's remaining ^members of the first squad out, the spring- fotbal! season is enjoying unusual success. Coach Clayton Chick Sutherland reports the prospects for future Mohawk teams are excellent. The members of the first squad of the last season who were not graduated are Burns Evans, Grier, Detra. Al Stoecker, Grover Stoecker, Carpenter and MacMillan. MacMillan has not yet reported for practice because of illness. Those of last season's second squad who are returning are: Moeser, Helmendinger, Ditzler, Zahrobsky, Dunlop, Norquist, Nick- alaue, Dakin, Garvey, Hynds, Lynn, Duane Jones and Schaper. Heimendinger, Burns, Nickalaue and Norquist have three years of football ahead of them, for all are freshmen. The members of last year's frosh team, who have reported, ahe Woodward, Hobart, Crabb, Burtis, Crosby and Bellows. New boys out for the grid sport are: Porter, Cannella, Sisko, Adkins, Kaufman, Schafer, Hartman, Suter and Cordle, the two Mohawk cage stars, Zebker, Nesje, James Crabb, Smith, Nardicchio, Lyane, Polus, Harman, Martin, Richardson, Marpni and Chin. Phil Porter, a sophomore should make an excellent lineman, for he tips the scales at 240 pounds of solid flesh and otherwise. The 1931 Mohawk team will not be lacking in height,, for both Fred Lysne and Grover Stoecker are over six feet tall. The smallest members of the squad are Maroui and Nardicchio, both scaling about 95 pounds. Another interesting feature of this season's spring football squad is the numerous number of nationalities. The following nationalities, which are represented, would make one o£ those good Irish teams, as Knute Rockne, famous Irish grid mentor would say. Here is the all- Irish team: Chinese, Greek, Italian, Bohemian, Dutch, English, Jewish, Scotch, German, Swedish, Indian and Irish. DRUM MAJOR get to know 25 to 100 biographies this month.' Before the week ended _ 150 or more fine large bo.iks h a d | X i i U _ found their way into juniors' hands ~' uu and thence to the book shelf. Groans changed to cliucklen during the second week as students read or listened to humorous passages from COMIC OPERETTA IS GIVEN AGAIN Large Crowd of Teachers See Second Performance of Musicale. "The Fortune Teller," Victor Herbert's operetta, was given a special presentation Friday evening before a crowd of about 1,200 teachers attending the tenth annual convention of the North Central division of the Iowa Teachers' association at the high school auditorium. The applause from the teachers was generous. Edwin Helbing as Sandor, a gypsy musician, who sang in the second act the famous "Gypsy Love Song," received a hearty applause. Maxine Beerman played the double role of Musette, a gypsy fortune teller, and Irma, a pupil in the ballet school. Olga Moen was cast as Pompom, a prima donna. Miss Ellen Smith directed the choruses, Miss Marjorie Smith directed the orchestra and Miss Helen Platt was in charge of the dances. The operetta waa presented Tuesday night for the public and Monday afternoon for the school children. Plans Being Made for Football Tourney A football tournament is to be held after spring vacation. Two medals will be awarded the two outstanding gridders in the tournament. Ten evcn).s will take place, 100 points being given the winner for each event. Eight -hundred points takes first place in the tournament, while 700 markers gets the second place medal. Among the events that will be stressed in the tourney are blocking, punting, ,run- n'ng, tackling nnd passing. the supplementary material. We learned of many great men and ivomen.' "And, wonder of wonders they were brot. down to earth, on a level with us. We learned that they, like us, performed 1 pranks, hod weaknesses, such as even hating to go to school at times" wrote Harriett Stubbs. Dorothy James said in one paragraph, "We listened intently to William Suter's report on Samuel Woodfill, the unknown war hero. Then too, we got many a laugh from Ruth Sanders' report of the humorous experiences of Lauterbach, the jolly fat man. We have learned much from the 101 books. It was indeed worthwhile to sidestep from the regular routine of text books for a biography project as well as for a project on contemporary poets and short start' wrlt- terg. We have been informed that our April project will be reading and reporting on our favorite college. Our ambition is to get knowledge. Let us crave it, claim it, one! then crown it." Widow: A lonely woman entirely surrounded by fool advice.--Midwest Itevicw. to Be Held April 28 A sub-district music contest will be held Saturday, April 28. The following, who won in the Mason City high school contest, will appear: Ken Leonard, baritone; Ernest Hutchins, tenor; Rheon Woodward, alto; Maxine Beerman, soprano Jean Swift, piano. Tho, girls' sextet, composed of Betty Senneff, Alice Sheffler, Marlys Taylor, Esther Storer, Maxine Beerman and Catherine Curtiss, are entered as well as the boys" sextet of Ralph Moeser, Ecrl Bush, Paul Foote, Sherm Taylor, Cecil Carstens and Paul Odlaug. --1'hoto ly Kirk The Mason City high school band is the only band in Iowa, lo have a girl drum major. Miss ' Lois Wurford holds that position In the Mason City high 'school band. Lois has hcen u. member of the band for the lust three years. She began her career us drum major last summer. When she is taking part in the concert band she plays tho euphonium, a double belled baritone with five keys. Lois will bo with the band one more yeiir us she is now ft junior. She has attracted much attention because of her unusual ability. Just recently a new uniform has been received for her. It consists of n red skirt, black cout, black riding boots, and t\ Wueli hut with the letters M. C. H. S. In red on tho front. The liantl has won tho state championship the last two years «nd It Is expected that they will go a long ways tliis year In the contests. Roosevelt School Sixth Graders Give Assembly Program the sixth graders of Roosevelt school entertained the pupils in the fifth grade with an assembly Thursday at 10:30 a. m. The program was as follows: t. Story of Holland--Everett Fletcher. 1. Playlet, "Courage." Jan, the father--:Leroy Overland. The Mother--Virginia Koehler. Josef--Merle Atkinson. Franz--Billy Leffingwell. Greta--Mary Zaficek. Hendrlck--Raymond Lunsman. 3. "The Leak in the Dike"--Leva Herrmann. 4. Holland Folk dance--6 boys and G girls. 5. Vocal Duet--Beth Carter and Billy Pappaa. 6. Couple Dance--Edna and Evelyn Thomas. 7. Girls Chorus--"The March Wind" and "A Little Dutch Garden." "What is dust?" asked the teacher. Up went Johnnie's hand. "Well, what is it sonny?" "Mud with the juice squeezed out," was the reply.--ChilllcoUie Constitution. , The Essence of Country Life A groat deal of the Invigorating health giving countryside Is brought to the child In the city through Pasteur- izer] milk. Pasteurized milk service which brlnna you pure, fresh milk that is wholesome and safe, Is ths connecting l i n k between country nnd city--It ([gura- llvely puts children Into iho rccarl of the country. Keep them robust and heaLthy by 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 61B CONFERENCE ON FRIENDSHIP WILL BE ON MARCH 27 Hi-Tri Girls S p o n s o r i n g Move to Cultivate Friendships. The high school friendship conference which the Mason City Hi- Tri girls are sponsoring, will start Friday, March 27. There will be girls from Dows, Northwood, Manlv and Clear Lake. The invitation is extended to all the Mason City hieh school girls. The conference opens Friday afternoon, with registrations from * to 7 p. m. The first program starts at 7:30, being "Friendship Thru Music." Following this will be a period of recreation lasting for an hour, during which time the girls will get acquainted. The Saturday morning session starts at D the topic being "Friendship Thru Worship." Mrs. J. Curtis Amen will talk on this subject, following which there will be a discussion period. The third period starts at 10:30, at which time Dr. Newhnll Edson, a foremost American sociologist, will gave a talk which will be both interesting and educational to all high school girls. At noon Saturday a banquet is to be held during which Mrs. Fred Tubbesing will give a short talk and representatives of each club will present a number. Following the banquet will be a recreational period during which conference girls may go swimming or shopping or visit such places as Decker's packing plant, Higley's or Mason City Baking company. At 3 o'clock the closing ceremonial will be held. The committees in charge are: Social, Jane Williams, Margaret Fatten, Ruth Sanders and Goldie Daugherty; publicity, Natalie Wilson, Betty Senneff, Anne Thomas and Catherine Wiley; registration, Jane O'Neil, Doris - Wells, Alice Sheffler, Barbara Walker; program, Vera Holman, Betty Fesler, Betty Green, Doris Crabb, Leona Magath and Arlenc Hart. Marjorie June Hall gave a party Wednesday afternoon for the kindergarten pupils of the Garfield school in honor of her sixth birthday. Refreshments were served. Lois Conover and Katheryn Pauley were the outside guests. C - O - A - L HEATO Coal ECONOMY $flo® Bootless ^TM BLACK HAWK III. Lump KENTUCKY Nut $675 W.G. Block Co. PHONE 563 L-Y-O-N-S LAUNDERERS ! and i DRY CLEANERS PKCNE 600 Pioneers to Compete in Swimming Contest Members of Pioneer clubs will participate in a special swimming meet to be held at 7:30 o'clock Monday night at the Y. M. C. A. pool. The events will include 20 yard dash, 40 yard dash, 200 yard dash, 20 yard backstroke, jack knife dives and plain dives. Points will be awarded for first, second and third places and individual honors wi'l be given as well as club honors. HOW LOVELY! When things are returned from the Ideal American, they're so beautiful. They look like new! Ideal American Is TT"? «K «A better Laundry ser- p ,rA5 P T.T. vice ... try it today. * HUfNUi 4k*4W Ideal American Laundry Corner First Street S. W. and VVashlncton i : M. china, 'with two American womeu

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