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.· ?y: r ..-~Ly-- ..L---.'-.;"IM^ I i I., ·..-· .'·,''' '" i , v ' . . · · · ' ·· ________ - --------- '.-·-, ; .^.:.^v%4,:.rii;,;.--' c ^-;,';;q;i-;:^ :^r,,.^« c ^^^r.^.----- .- . MASON CITY GLOBE-6AZETTE APRIL 4 1931 EDITOR . i- BILLY BECK Assistant Editor BETTY 'SENNEFF ; THE CUB-GAZETTE PUBLISHED ONCE A WEEK--BY AND ABOUT MASON CITY'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS' EASTER PROJECTS FEATURE SCHOOL WORK yOL,2 MASON' CITY, IOWA, SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 1931 -NO. 27 CONTEST SERIES TO BE HELD IN 1« IOWA CITIES 130 Schools to Compete in Commercial Events; State i Meet on May 16. ' T h e first of a series of commercial contests thruout the'state will be held Saturday,. April 18. in IS different cities. The : locations. and managers are as follows: McGregbr, Donald . Whltmore;. . Cedar 1 Falls, Myrtle Gaffin;- Burlington, Mildred Davis; Washington, - Harriet. Barrett; Pella, Florence Larson; Chariton, Lucille Winter; Winterset Lorea Reynard; Creston,' Amy'F Chapman; Jefferson, Hazel L Smith.; Mason City, Myrtle Albert Fort Dodge, Mabel Snoeyenbos Storm Lake, Superintendent Farmer; Spencer, Henrietta Squaires Villlsca, Mrs. Noreine Long; Shen : andoah, Zelma Johnson; Missour Valley, Le'ona Walters; Hawarden Carolyn Ontjes; Estherville, Susai? Peterson. r In this contest there will be 13f schools competing and over 1,500 contestants in the different events The' commercial contests are hell in shorthand and typewriting both for: beginning and advanced stu dents. ('The sectional contest will be fol lowed two weeks later, May 2, by a district contest to be held at.five conveniently located centers thru out the state. '. In the .district contest the wlu- taers of first and second places wii be promoted, to the state contest to be held in Des Moines, May 16. R E. Nyquist is president of the contest here. Helen Plait's Dog Blue Ribbon Winner Miss Helen Platt,' girls' physical director of the high school, returned Monday from Chicago where she attended the national dog show. Miss Plait's ruby toy spaniel, Lord Gillie of Amo, won two blue ribbons In the puppy.'aud novice classes. Miss Platt said that the first im- 'resslon' sh'e received of .the dog otuof; barking.;. There, a,' shown ana it was g'tb see _the different 'breeds of dogs displayed." The most outstanding dogg were the Great Danes and St. Bernards while the smallest dogs present were the Mexican hairless. He must see, well to learn, progress, and be happy. Unaided poo» vision is a serious handicap. low* 1 - DIRECTS BAND James Robert Gillette is director of the Carleton college symphony band from Northfield, Minn., which will play in the high school auditorium Monday, April -IS, under the 'auspices of the Blaaon City Itlgh school music department. CAST IS CHOSEN FOR SENIOR PLAY "Charm" to Be Presented on April 24 Under Miss Adela Hanson. i Try-outs for the senior class play, "Charm;" by John Kirkpatrick, have been held the past week. The play under the direction of MisK Adela- Hanson, instructor of dramatics, will take place in the high school auditorium April 24. The cast of characters is as folows: Mrs. Harper, Jean Lovell; Mr. Harper, Arthur Long; Mrs. Nel- pn, Virginia Hille; Joe Pond, Jens Walker; Ida May Harper, Catherine Curtis; Mr. Lester, Stuart'-'Kelsey; Jein. -Eot-Fat:!;^;-'Doc ··43arftcld 1 ill Kelsey; Mr. Paxton, John Moore; Mrs;" Paxton, Lucile Birdsell; Miss Mildred, Goldie Daugherty; Babe, Betty Green; Violet, Natalie Wilson, and Claud, Galen Meuwissen. Easter Flowers Can be purchased at our Greenhouse Saturday evening. Drive out or phone your order. It is not too late to have flowers delivered by telegraph in other cities. PSone SS Herman H. Q05 So. federal TRACK SCHEDULE IS ANNOUNCED BY JUDGE GRIMSLEY Mohawk Champions Will Defend Their Title in Many Meets. Judge Grimsley announced the following track schedule for the Mohawk state champions which starts Saturday at Iowa City, when Harrison Kohl, , captain, will be Mason City's sole entrant · in the meet. Captain Kohl will be entered In the half- mile and quarter-mile events. The 1931 schedule includes all of th previous meets Mohawk' runners have entered, with the exception of the invitational meet which is usualy held here yearly. .The meet was dropped because of lack of room In the schedule. The 1931 Mohawk track men wil defend their titles in every meet with the exception of the Iowa City meet and the Drake relays. Lasi year's track team went thru the season without losing a meet to ah Iowa school. At the Drake relays on April 24 and 25, the Mohawks will defend their championship which they, won in the half-mile relay last year. At the ,state meet to be held May 16, the Mohawks wil attempt to retain the state championship for the third consecutive year. This task will be more difficult than Ja the past years because of the loss of the Mohawk indoor track. As yet, few practices have been held. If the' weather permits, practices will be held at Roosevelt stadium next week. As both spring football and class basketball will have been finished by next week, a large number of candidates are expected to report. Following is the 1931.track schedule. Iowa City.indoor meet, April 4. Cedar Falls relays, April 19. Drake, relays, April 24-25. Grinnell or Waverly meet. May 2. District meet here, May 9. State meet, May 16. ,(The loca- :ion for -the state track meet has not yet been determined). Differences Between Customs Are Brot Out The differences between American and English customs wevo brot out by Miss Luelda Carleton in an informal talk given before' the Junior college assembly Wednesday. Miss Carleton spoke chiefly of her Impressions and her most interesting experiences. The_ changing of the. guard at Buckingham Palace was described by the t speaker as well as Hyde Park and Kensington Gardens. "Rotten Row, the fashionable bridle path in the London part of Hyde Park gets Its name originally from' the French term 'route de rol' meaning .king's road," observed Miss Carleton. "It is very strange to an American to see the left hand traffic which is in operation in most European countries." Mention was made of the idiomatic differences in. the English language spoken in London and tha .leisurely character of the people was dwelt upon as. opposed to our much more hurried- life. An amusing note was introduced with the candid comment that/ "English breakfasts were a real joy after several weeks of continental breakfasts of hard rolls and bad coffee." EAT is s K I M O PIES HIGLEY'S LUX U S REAL H E A L T H FOOD Modern Business Demands Moderri Methods There have been some remarkable improvements in methods of teaching First year College Accounting, Advanced Actual Office Practice for Stenographers, Bank Machine Bookkeeping and other modern devices. Would you like to know more about these new ideas? Address- PHONE 945 Features Given at McKinley Meeting; Carnival Announcec Several features were presentee at the meeting of the McKinley school community center Friday night to the school building. So Benowitz gave an oration. Music was furnished by Fred Shaffer who played his organ. Kenneth Wagner gave a chalk talk. Two reels of educational moving pictures and two reels of comedy were also shown. Mrs. Noel DeWitt announced tha a carnival v.'Ould be held by- the community center next Friday n^ght instead of the usual entertainment. Dorr Needs 30 Men for Training Camp Maj. Harding Polk of Des Moines is again the Citizens Military Train ing camps officer for Iowa. William Dorr of Mason City is the count; chairman., The camp will be hell this/year from July 30 to Aug. 28 The age limit is from 17 to 31. Al expenses are to. be paid, Including transportation to and from tin camp. Two Iowa counties have already reported .to be over their quotas Chairman Dorr said he could stil use about 30. men. Many of th signers going to camp declared they welcomed the chance of a free va cation. As for that North Pole trip, leav it to the Wllklns submarine expedi tlon to get to the bottom of things --Cupe Girardcau Misbourlan. \ MARSH MARIONETTES MAKE MERRY AT LINCOLN SCHOOL IHer head's too fat! His feet are too small! Oh, what a nose! Cut off some of that leg! My hands are twisted! Where are my feet?"-, . The casual passerby might wonder what all the comment might be in the art department of the Lincoln school these days. The show Is the answer--not a circus that usually, comes out of hidlng.in the spring of the year--but a real marionette extravaganza. Dolls that walk and dolls that talk--fairy-like actors on a "tiny stage-^that is the unbelievable coming event' to be presented by the students of Miss Jean Marsh at the Lincoln school · the latter part of April, at which time Cinderella will come to life a la. marionette. ' 'Gave jack and Bean Stalk. Two years ago, the pupils of the art department, under the same director, gave Jack and tha Bean Stalk with remarkablei success. The production ttiis year, selected and written by the students, tends to even greater proportions and finer work In construction of the marion- ettes than the initial production of the school. And the most remarkable part of the early work on the production Is the manner in which the students engage themselves in - work th'at 'is tedious and tiring. Jfey Need Policeman. In the cozy art room of the school, the great tables are divided into imaginary sections. One corner represents a shoe'shop'where the tiny footwear Is manufactured for the production. Another corner represents the beauty shop where the marionettes' faces are molded and painted. There is a hospital where the bodies are assembled, a dressmaking- shop, a tailor shop, etc. Later, there will be scene studios and electrical shops. There will also be a corner of the room set off for the furniture man. And as the marionette city grows, a tiny policeman may. be needed to wander about a short-circuit beat. The' play is being produced en tirely by the pupils with the aid of the art and the manual training departments. BASKETEERS IN SPRING GAMES Tournament to Determine Class Champions of School. One of the most popular of spring sports at the high school--class Dasketball--has been started, and ;wo tourneys are now in process. The regular tournament is to de- lermine the school championship, vhile the second is a consolation, made up of the losing teams.' In the early roijnds of the regu- ar tournament, Detra's junior team lefeated Cordle's juniors 15 to 14 n a game which was close fought hruout the entire period of play. Billman's seniors won from,Hynds' ophomores by a IS to 8 count. Sander's sophomores lost to Suer's freshmen, and Grelk's seniors von from Suter's juniors. Evans" ophomore team lost to Burns' frosh utfit by a 31 to 18. score. In: the uarterfinals, ; .Detra's v.junior8',;ipst o : Yelland's- sopnomorey-rlS 'to- 9, and Billman's senior Jeam won rom a sophomore outfit.. . In a consolation match, Suter's uniors won a 27 to 24 clash from auter's frosh team. The game resulted In a tie, an overtime being lecessary to settle the dispute; In the regular tourney, Grelk's seniors romped over Yelland's sophomore's by a 30 9 score. Grelkts seniors, 'Billman's seniors and Burns' freshmen have not yet seen defeated, and two of these teams will meet in the finals Monday. Quotas Are Expected to Be Filled in 7th Area Gtizens' Camps DE3 MOINES, April 4. (UP) -C. M. T. camps in the seventh corps area are expected to more than fill their quota this year, Maj. Harding H. Polk, civilian aJde to the secretary of war, told the United Press. The quota for Fort Des Moines has been filled in previous years and.it is believed that more applicants than usual will be on the records this year. The- camp at Fort Des Moines opens July 30 and closes Aug. 28. Other camps In the seventh corps area whose dates are from July 30 to Aug. 28 are: Fort Snelllng Minn.; Fort Leavenworth, Kans. and Fort Crook, Nebr. Fort Lincoln, N. Dak., will have its C. M. T. camp from June 16 to July 15 and Jefferson Barracks Mo., will ba in session from July ' to Aug. 5. Attendance; at the camps will not be materially Increased because of unemployment, Major Polk said Basing his statement on the results of a survey taken last'year, which showed that unemployment was a minor factor lu the camps' attend ance. Hi-Tri Club to Meet on Monday Evening The Hi-Tri club will meet Mondaj evening in the Y. W. C. A. club rooms. Forjts out-of-bounds project appearance in dress wil be taken up Margaret Ludwigwill lead the'devo tions. Miss E. Helll Is to give an 11 lustrated lecture on the care o: clothing. Goldie Daugherty will talk briefly on "Our Clothes and How We Wear Them." Betty Green is In charge of the program. Will Irwin to Lecture to Knox College Class GALESBURG, III., April 4.--Wil Irwin, noted author, comes to Knos college immediately following th Easter vacation to start a six week lecture course on "Writing For Living." Accompanied by his wife Inez Haynen Gillmore Irwin, also c writer of note, Mr. Irwin will arriv in Galesburg this week-end. The. will reside In the guest suite of Ly man Kay Seymour hall, the men' dormitory and collge commons. CLARION HEARS SCHOOL BAND Gerald Prescott's Group Appears in Good-Will Concert. The high school band, directed by !erald T. Prescott, gave a goodwill concert at the Methodist church, in Clarion Friday night. This concert did its part to uphold he fine attitude which has always Deen in,evidence between the Clar- on'and Mason City communities. The following numbers were givn: ."Goldman Band March," "n- Juarany Overture," "March from ·annhauser," "Andante Conmoto rom Italian Symphony," "Entry f the Gods Into Valhalla," "Child- ood'Days," "Victor Herbert's Fav- rites," and "147 Field Artillery." Transportation was furnished by he Rotary and Lions clubs. Students Urged to join- Civic Miisip 1 Association Group The men's glee club from Yank- ion college sang a group of selec- :ions for a high school and Junior college assembly, held Monday morning. The club's quartet and two soloists also appeared. The Civic Music week was announced by a representative of the association. Herbert W. Cost, before an assembly Friday morning. Mr. Cost urged the selling of membership tickets, saying "Build a big- ~er membership this year." The ticket-selling- Is in the hands of Betty Senneff and Josephine BI1- icke. Student tickets cost ?2.50, while adult tickets cost $5. This membership ticket entitles one to three concerts a year here in Mason City and admits one to these concerts at any town which holds them. ' · Music Department Is Preparing for Contest The music department has been practicing for the district contest at Bstherville April 11 and 12. The orchestra, band and the girls' and Doys' glee clubs have received word ;hat they will have no competition so they are authorized to go directly to the contest at Iowa City May 7, 8 and 9. The girls' sextet, the boys' sextet, winners of piano, soprano, alto, violin and cello solos will compete at Estherville. 1931 PROSPECTS APPEAR GOOD IN EARLY WORKOUTS Detra Scores Two Touchdowns and Leads Burns Team to 20 to 0 Score. Closing the spring football season a grid team captained by Bob Burns romped over a team led by Bob Evans,.by a 20 to 0 score, in a scrimmage game at East Park. Detra scored two touchdowns, both spectacular ones. The first was made thru a pass thrown from Burns. The rangy end caught the pass and ran thru the remaining opposition for the first counter for Burns' team. G. Stoecker then intercepted a pass and raced for a touchdown. A safety, scored when Evans was caught behind his goal line because of a bad pass from center, netted the Bum» team two moro points. , · Detra Stars. ^ Detra then blocked a kick, nabbed the ball, and scored six more points for the wining team. Kaufman and Burns aided their team by getting off some long punts. The winning factor for Burns' eleven was the continual use of their passing attack which was very effective. Mac- Mlllan and Norqulst played nice defensive games for the Burns team, while Cliff Jones and Suter were the defensive stars for Evans' grid- ders. Suter, the cage star, also played a good offensive game, handling the pigskin almost as successfully as he does in the cage sport. The tepjns, on the whole, displayed a! somewhat ragged playing but they show great promise for next year, according to "Chick" Sutherland, Mohawk grid coach. New Men in Lineup. Following are the lineups of the two teams: Burns' team; Detra and Lysnp, ends; Ncsje and Schafer, guards; Norquist and MacMtllan, tackles; Hartman, center; Kaufman and Burns, halfbacks; Cardie, quarterback; Grover Stoecker, fullback. Evans' team: Cannella and Helm- tndlnger, ends; Adkins and Cliff Jones, guards; Grier and At Stoecker, tackles; Dakin, center; Evans and S.uter, halfbacks; Hynds, quarterback; Carvey, fullback. - · Touchdowns: Detra,-" 2; G. Stoecker 1. " ' . " "."; . The spring football tournament, whlchi is being held at the 'high school, will be over next week. The tournament consists of blocking, 1 tackling, passing, kicking, falling on the,ball, 50 yard dash, dropkicking, placekicking, stance, and starting position. Improvement and attendance attitude also count toward winning the tourney. The winner of each event receives 100 points. A total of 800 points gets the winning medal. If two players tie for high honors, tha prize will be duplicated. The kindergarten and first grade classes at the McKinley school have )een working out an Easter .project. The! operetta chosen at Lincoln school, .by the music clubs with chosen choruses from all groups, is The -Mysterious Master" by Clark and CarTington. This is an operetta suitable 'for junior high pupils. Miss Eleanor Taylor, music Instructor at "ilncoln is directing it. It will be jresented in May. Plans are being made for the American club costume party which s to be held April 10 In the high school gym. Approximately 90 junior class rings have been ordered thru a local jeweler-. East Waterloo Is scheduled to meet the Mohawks Oct. 3. The Girl Reserves of the grade schools have been making during the past -week miniature Easter plants, to be distributed Easter ndrnlng on the breakfast trays of nvalids and patients In homes and hospitals. A. G. A. A. dinner cabinet meeting will be held at Peggy Senneff's home. Monday. Billy Beck went to Rochester Thursday for treatment. Mrs. John MacMillan and her niece, Miss Frances Foster, were called to Albia because of the death of the former's mother. Howard Ross nas sufficiently recovered from his recent injury to play the clarinet again. He received a broken arm In a car accident several weeks ago. This week thf Lincodn teachers lave given severiil affidavits to cer- :ain boys and girls who wished to take advantage of the assistance of- "ered by "The Friend of Boys and Dogs." Miss Helen Hyland, high school design instructor, who has been ill at the Park hospital for the past three weeks is reported improved. Miss Marie Fredrickson began her work as teacher in the Monroe kindergarten Monday morning filling he vacancy created by the mar- iage of Mrs. Maurine Bright ffaughtal. Thru the courtesy of Evron Karges the geography class at Monroe vas allowed the use of the slides on Pioneer Life In Iowa" and the Layson Island Exhibit" loaned rom the extension division of the itate University of Iowa Miss Clara Muth,-former second fr.ade- teacher: at rMohroe L but' now. e aching-in Iwaukegan, pi., was a aller at the Monroe school- Friday afternoon. G. A. A. Competition Will Be Held Soon Practices are now under way for the G. A. A. class competition which will be held in a week or two. Those in charge of the program are: Seniors--Kathleen Glass and Donica Church, juniors--Betty Senneff and Mary Jane Hartz; sophomores^ Ruth Hllle and Jeane Temple and freshmen--Marion Hayes and Betty Ann Webster. Baseball try-outs will take place some time next week. Fern Meurs Plays in "The Fortune Teller" At the third performance of "The Fortune Teller," March 31, the double role of Irma and Musette was played by Fern. Meurs. Altho Fern had been 111 her voice was in good condition arid she showed considerable dramatic ability. The cast in general put on a most creditable performance. BECOME EAGLE SCOUTS VERNE WESCOTT ADKION WAJJDRON Adrian Waldron .and Verne Wescott, both members of Troop No. 36, Hampton, nre at present the only Eagle Scouts in that community. These two boys both received their Eagle badges at one of the court of honor sessions at the armory In Mason City. Both scouta lire active in the troop and arc an inspiration to the other scouts in. Hampton de- slrlnj; to attain the rank of Eagle. SCHOOL BRIEFS DEBATING TEAMS IN STATE MEET AT CEDAR FALLS Expert Judges Were to Pick Winners in Final Events. A debate team from the local high school won seven out of 10 debates at the State Teachers college debate tournament at Cedar Falls Thursday and Friday and were to enter the semifinals Saturday forenoon. The affirmative team was composed of Marlys, Taylor, Adrienne Kohl and the negative team of Arnold Ttce and Richard Stevens. Guy Crosen, coach of the team, accompanied the students to Cedor Falls. The, high school debate : teama that entered the state tournament it Cedar Falls, which was scheduled h o be held Thursday, Friday and Saturday left Wednesday evening. The students making up the teams were Marlys Taylor, and Adrienne Cohl, affirmative, and Arnold Tice and Dick Stevens, negative. Guy L. 3rosen, debate coach, accompanied hem. The "round robin" plan was em- loyed in debating Thursday and Vriday. This plan provided that ev- iry team entered debated with ev- Jry other team. This ga-ve the debaters more experience than they lave ever received by the former nethod. Each team was "graded on ts \vork in the preliminary'rounds md the four' teams receiving the ilghest grades were entered In the finals. The semifinals were held Friday rvening and the finals were Saturday morning. Expert judges judged he debates. iarding School Second Graders Present Program The second grade of the Harding school gave the following enter- ainment for the mothers Friday: Song, "The Big Drum," the boys; Jand Pirouette, the group; poems, memorized during the year; .story of Holland, Virginia Cooper; songs, 'Flag Song," "The C o b b l e r , " 'Johnny Jumpup," and "Orchard Huslc." Reading, "Little Jack Rat^ lt's" Home," Le Vaughn Pierce," and dramatization, "Hansel and retel." The program was given under the direction of Miss Clara Sogen, second grade tea.cher. Miss Maude Gordon, teacher at 3arding school, was surprised -by a fruit shower given her by .the fifth and sixth, grade. The kindergarten children of the Harding school painted eggs for Jieir Easter entertainment The Essence of Country Life A ' great deal of the Invigorating health glvlnc countryside Is brought to the chili In ths city throuetl Pasteurized milk. Piuleurlzed mine service which brings ' you pure, fresh milk that I* whole-, gome and safe, IB the connecting linll between country and city--It- figuratively puts children Into-the heart-of the qountry. Keep them robuit 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 848 Tentative Basketball Schedule Drawn Up by Coach Grimsley J. A. "Judge" Grimsley, high chool basketball mentor, has SXL- nounced the 1931-32 tentative cage that'Jpf ·. f.ormBfJy garg,"?!rifo^£aj^ .fcn Iay'^B' '.shorter?'sch*eaule'" and'iwili mcounter Fort Cbdge 'and "Webster City only once, while severiil new opponents will probably appear on .he card. The tentative schedule which fol- ows Is given without dates for none,- with the exception of the Tort Dodge game which will be held Jan. 12, are certain. The tentative schedule la: Fort Dodge, Jan. 12; Clear Lake, Britt, Garner, Charles City (two games), Smmetsburg-, Estherville, New Hampton, Sioux City (here), Marshalltown (two games), East Wa- ;erloo .(two games), West Water- oo (two games), and Webster City. The money shortage has ' its bright side: It has been more than a year since any one offered 525,000 'or a prize plan of any.sort.--De- troit News. Where Photographs are Supreme R U S S E L L S T U D I O Phone 2272 J, 0. Penney Bldg. 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