Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana on November 27, 1957 · Page 3
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Logansport Pharos-Tribune from Logansport, Indiana · Page 3

Logansport, Indiana
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Wednesday, November 27, 1957
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Wednesday Evening. November 27, 1957. List Two Major Obstacles In U. S. Education System WASHING-TON (UP) — TwO| major obstacles lie in tha path of any effort to tighten up U.S. high school curriculums to meet the challenge of Eussia's heavy emphasis o;i science and math. Educaiors and public officials agree that these obstacles can be removed only by radically-changed American attitudes. Lovely Fur Will Enchant Fair Lady Fur (like diamonds) is the One roadblock is the insistent,most wanted "wish" on every desire of nany American parents! woman's list! And, this season, for a -vvide variety of training.fur is stronger fashionwise than courses which, while admittedly it's been in years. desirable, '.vere never apart of formal education. These include teaching youths to drive safely, to cook 'and sew, to make social "adjustments." and Gifts of fur-can range from leopard earrings to full-length sable coats. Detachable collars and cuffs ar'o particularly popular this season,. to develop proficiency in various: They go hand-in-hand with baits;, hats and bags. The "little" wraps of fur— scar. , ves, capes, stoles and jackets are Few parents apparently rcal- :bcautifu] , fas hjoned of all the ; vocational skills or hobbies, A High Proportion of ; jporaon ui ie , g nt furs this year! devoted to, ,?.,„„ . ,, f „„. , n ize how large a pro: school time is now devowju LU; M sho[ . t coats jn fuf wear such "courses.' A recent sudy in | wondful , well . for the most a suburban high school that;^^, affa . pR fon is widely regarded as one of thOj nation's best showed only 70 per cent of its teaching time devoted to academic subjects. In many high schools, it is less than 50 pe; cent. The other big obstacle to higher education standards is the American belief that every child should be compelled to attend school until he is 16 or 18 years old, regardless jt his desire or aptitude for scholastic learning. Few educators dare to criticize our compulsory education laws publicly. It is like attacking home votions. Mrs. Alfred Anderson presided over a short business session. This was the final meeting of the club year. In December the club -will entertain the Girl Scout troop which it sponsors. Letters of Administration in the estate of Henry M. Garrison have been issued to Mark and Paul Garrison. They qualified and gave bond for S8.000. Robert G. Smith of Decatur represents the co-administrators. Rev. and Mrs. Foresi; H. Well and son of Indianapolis were recent guests of Judge and Mrs.-W. B. Smith. Recent week end guests of Mrs. Burr Balser were Mr. and Mrs. C, H. Jones of Wilmette, 111; Tom and Lillian Harwood, Evanston, 111., former classmates of Mrs. Ealser at Northwestern, Univer- .sity. While here they attended the Northwestern-Purdue game at the Purdue stadium. Mr. and Mrs. Boyd Wickman and children, Billy and Jeanne of Rowan, Iowa, will spend Thanksgiving here With her parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Smock, who will serve a turkey dinner. The Wickmans will spend a few days here. Mr. and Mrs. Abner H. Bowen Logansport, Indiana, Pharos-Tribune Three have presented the book, "Three Hundred Years of American Paint- Delphi Forest Crow, a senior in the School of Electrical Engineering at Purdue, has been pledged to Tau Beta Pi, National Engineering fraternity at Purdue. Mr. Crow is a son-in-law of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Maggart and formerly re- and mother. But most of them| sic i ed east oi Delphi. Mrs. Crow privately assert that U.S. public I is the f ormer Patricia Maggart. schools have little choice but to, Tney now reside in West Lafa . offer a lot of easy electives and: yet t e . They will spend Thantegiv- "practical arts" courses as long! ; ng with nis . paren t s , Mr. and Mrs. as they are required to go through> Gene West of y an Wert| 0 . the motions of giving every child j Mr and Mrs clay p earson O f , •_,_ 1 , 1_J i! n •_ . . J a high school 'education." A Big City Problem This problem is particularly acute in big cities, where private schools and the flight to the suburbs have drained off many of the Dayton, Ohio spent a few day: here the past week and were week find guests of his sister, Mrs. Ella Jones, north of Delphi. Week-end guests of Dr. and Mrs. L. H. Smith were her niece, brightest students, and have left Mrs. j 0 an Chapman Anderson, public high schools with very high Mrs. Charlotte Strath, and Mrs. percentages of students who have Dorothy Dawson wife; all of Cat... . _ _. neither the ambition not ability to study mathematics, science nor any other difficult subject. Should these children be shunted into vocationa. training (for which they may also lack aptitude?) gary, Alberta, Canada. They were enroute from Toronto, Canada, back to Calgary via Raymond and Litchfield, 111. where they planned to visit Mr. and Mrs. Robert Seward and Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Should they be allowed to quit IE. Price along with relatives in school and hunt for jobs which \ Iowa and South Dakota. Mr:;. are often very hard foi an adol-jstroth had purchased a new Ford escent to find? Or should they be i in Toronto and was driving :it turned loose on the streets to swell • home. the juvenile delinquency statistics? | Sixty members of the Delpli Groping for a solution, some city: Woman's Club heard the travel school systems recently 'have adopted what they call the "multiple-track curriculum plan." this is a device for segregating high talk by Mrs. Ruth Miller Walker, of WBAA, at Purdue, at the home of Mrs. Robert VanNatta Friday afternoon. Mrs. Walker's talk was school students into several groups I entitled "Education Through Trav according to their learning ability,; el," in keeping with the years and giving each group a different i theme "Education." Mrs. 0. I 1 . casual affairs, too. important furs are fox, mink, fox m fur'l in 8 s " fa y Ra y Elliott ' art editor aFterdark "stars". ft 11 ™ Ma « azi "e 'f «* De 'P hi Fur is always a fabulous gift - 1 ' brary '"memory of -Wayne Coy, u MI i™/ ,, n .i frt „•„;„;? former Delphi resident, and a one she 11 love you for gwmg. former mem £ er Q£ ^ Junto c]ub National Book Week was observed in the local schools and the Delphi library. Member of Tom McCormick's English class, Kay dlawson, Pat Coghill, Lois Groninger, Mary Lou Parks, Maxine Pullen, SeeAnn Sieber, Karen Smith, Madonna Whistler, Nancy Jo Simons and JoAnn Coomey were in charge of story hour in grades one through six. Miss Mary Cochrane, Delphi librarian directed the program. The Junto Club is placing a book in the Delphi library in memory of former mayor Ralph Cheadle, late of Frankfort, father of Mrs. Edgar SUmtz, a member of the club. 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