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g iC!€!S!«eM!tg!€ISS!Si€!SI€lgS«*e«€*« ^ CLiistmas * fcaaisiasisis>»*>i»*s»s>ssssasiasi 3ffwU iJIontt :c!g*g!es!e!gi©6i6iei«i««ef6cts!si«ic f(app\j hew Ijei ALBEMARLE, N. C., DECEMBER, 1937 ^ Girls Present An Interesting Novel ' Chapel Prigram t Members of Physical Culture t Classes Perform Acrobatic ] ; Stunts and Tumbling. 1 « - tertaining profrram in chapel No vember 24, when they demonstrat- - ed the various stunts in tumbling they have learned this fall. The Athletic association is a new feature in the school pwBgram, *• having been organized this fall under the direction of Miss Faye ■ Holt. At the beginning of the sea- [, son there were 65 or 70 girls tak- ►; ing part and coming out regularly every afternoon for practice in the gymnasium. The ones who ap- peared in the program were those " that came to practice most regu- ■■ larly, showed the most interest, I' and became the mo.st skilled in the '' art of tumbling. Although only the ones who had made the first team appeared in stage perform- ance, there were about six others who were close rivals and who ■ were placed on the second team. ^ Dressed in gym suits, the girls r. performed the following stunts on mats which had been placed on the ’ stage: donkey kick, diving for dis- } tance, and diving for height. Keith Carpenter, Ramelle Burle- son, Irma Lowder, Helen Harring- ton, Virginia Harley, Amy Fry, r’ Frances Bostick, Lucinne Whit- - lock and Nell Denning were the only ones who succeeded in learn ing the back bend. Only a few " girls are able to do the split. These stunts are diificult and require a great deal of practice and exer- Advanced tumbling takes up . flips and pyramid building. The it program concluded with two simple stunts of this type called “a bus opens” and “the gateway to fun.” The girls who took part in the tumbling program were Keith Car penter, Ruth Hill, Hazel Mauldin, ,(Amy Fry, Ramelle Burleson, Irma Lowder, Helen Harrington, Vir ginia Harley, Rachel Tucker, Ra- “melle Lowder, Edith Mauldin, “Grace Cranford, Frances Bo.stick, Lucinne Whitlock, Helen Tucker, and Nell Denning. Students Shown ;] Science Pictures I For the past two years the Al- kLbemarle high school has been hav ing moving pictures for educa tion. This year the pictures, lim ited to the science and biology classes, give the explanation of scientific facts. By these shows ^he biology students have been •-able to understand the life of beach and sea animals. One of , the.se was “Underground Water” ^showing the construction of a well and of water soaking in the soil and being filtered. Another was about the clouds and rainfall. The object of showing these pictures is to teach visual educa tion to the student through imag ination. It has been said that one picture is worth ten thousand words. This phase of education jeems both easy and interesting to dllthe students. ::Central School ^ Publishes Paper lli': The fir.st i.ssue of the Seven 5tars ha.s been published by the ventral Elementary school, with 3ara Jean Austin as editor-in- kflthief. This paper, written and Wvnadf up entirely by the students, s filled with information about he school and the work which is leing done. The material cover- d includes school news, editorials, ports and miscellaneous articles, ’his activity is giving the .students excellent training in preparation ^or high school. COACH AND A. H. S. BASKETBALL SQUAD FOR 1937-1938 had a splendid Snuggs, Olyn Lowder 1937-38. another su January 7. Shown ii ck Williams, Bill Fur Ed Swanner; (third er and Coach Canipe. : the follow ackwell; (i )—Paul Williams, Hugh Lafi Christmas Holidays Faculty Split Games With Varsity Gagers HONOR ROLL Eighth Grade. Highe.st Honor—Ramelle Low der, Alfred Morton, Barbara Cro well*, Nell Denning, Ruth Hill*, Lucille Palmer*. Honor—Jane Auten*, Betty Sue Bogle, Rubye Caldwell*, Pat- tie M. Crowell*, Rebecca Griffin, Betty Hatley*, Ann Henning*, Ruth King, Ruby Lefier, Hazel Morton*, Pansy Morton*, Ann Reap, Jewell Rogers, Geneva San ders*, Alice Smith*, Florence Splude, Cornelia Yeager*, Janet East, Mary Emily Efird*, Ramelle Morris*, Virginia Niven*, Bessie Lee Rudisill*, Fred Sharkey*, Gaines Whitley*, Carolyn Davis, Virginia Harley, Roy Harwood, Glenn Hatley, James Russell. Hu bert Hatley*, Frances Bostick*, Estelle Morton*, Odessa Talbert*, Edmund Efird*, Ramelle Burle son*, Rachel Tucker*. Ninth Grade. Highest Honor—Polly Martin*, Josephine Beaver, Willie Frances Efird, Mary Hill, Bertha Reap. Honor—Lee Copple, Bailey Gul- ledge, Alfred Hurt, Carroll Rus- (Continued on Page Three) Questions of The Month 1. What does philosophy mean? 2. Which is correct, disappoint or dissappoint? 3. What is the most important football game scheduled for next 4. Where is the second largest alumnium plant in the world lo- 5. For whom was Stanly county Stanly county led? 6. When formed? 7. For what crop is the county 8. Where is the state park, now under construction, located? 9. Who is county public health doctor? 10. Where is the “largest mon umental factory in the country in the world” located? (See Page Six) Sportsmanship of Albemarle Eleven Praised By Paper Below is an excerpt from the Statesville Daily commenting on the sportsmanship shown at the Barium game: “Barium Springs went to Albe marle and had one of the grandest football experiences of the season. They defeated Albemarle 25-0, but don’t think that any one of those four touchdowns was easy, and don’t let anybody tell you that it was easy keeping Albemarle from scoring. Those boys are ig norant or something. They would not believe they were defeated. Right down to the last whistle of the game, a big powerful, am bitious, good-natured team was knocking at Barium’s goal. “By the way, this was Barium’s first visit to the Stanly metropolis. It will certainly not be the last. The treatment accorded the team and visitors by the school officials, by the team, by the rooters and by the populace in general, was of such a high order that it stands unique. Instead of the town treat ing the visiting team as enemies to be beaten on the field and teas- I ed on the streets, they were treat-' ed like honored guests as though I the whole town was holding Ba rium Day. The cheering for good plays by Barium was almost as | loud and as enthusia.stic as for the, good playing by Albemarle. The supper given the visitors after the I e-ame was a delightful occasion. I The officiating could not have been better or fairer. All in all Albe marle stands just where her initial would put her. Since “A” is the beginning of the alphabet, we’ll nut Albemarle right on top when it comes to being a fine town to “Here’s just a thoufrht: Albe marle loses very few of this year’s players. They are going to be a hard team to beat in 1938, and j 500 Spectators See Women Defeat Girls, While Bull dogs Down Men. Proceeds Go to Journalistic Club for ‘Full Moon’ In an exciting and thrilling cage battle in the new gym December 8, the Women’s team, composed of high school teachers, defeated the Girls’ Varsity 6-4, while the Men’s team, made up of faculty members, was downed by the Bulldogs 21-6. On the invincible Women’s team there played such stars as Miss Doris Cockerham, Miss Winnie Moore, Mrs. Wells Rogers and Miss Gladys Hicks from W. C. U. N. C., Miss Chicora Caughman, Miss Wil lie Ellerbe, guards from Winthrop, Miss Annabel Vester, guard from Greensboro college, and Miss Rose Laws from Duke and Miss Fay Holt of High Point college, for- The teachers, rather slow in starting, soon came through with some surprisingly good shots, with Miss Laws taking honors as high scorer with four points, and Miss Holt, girls’ coach, scoring two points. Mrs. Rogers and Miss Ves ter showed up well as guards. The Girls’ Varsity played about half the game, with substitutes playing the other half. Edith Maul din and Virginia Long scored the four points against the teachers. Full of spills and thrills, the game of Pedagogues versus Pupils was refereed by Coach Canipe. Between halves the Women’s team enjoyed light refreshments of oranges and stick candy served by water-boy Eddie Gehring. In the game of Veterans versus the Varsity it was the Bulldogs’ winning fight from start to finish. R. C. Hatley, “Greased Lightning” forward from Duke, Clyde Canipe, brilliant star of Appalachian, A. B. Gibson, flashy guard from Duke, M. E. Kelly, guard, better known as the “Clemson Flash,” Jim Swar- ingen, known as the “Tennis Wiz ard” from Duke, Eddie Gehring, whizzing guard from Catawba, Claud Grigg, spectacular guard from Duke, composed the men’s (Continued on Page Six) Albemarle Hi-Y Members Attend Boys’ Conference Delegates Enjoy Trip to Fort Moultrie, Museum, and Navy Yards. Days that will always live in the minds of nearly four hundred boys, among whom are nine members of the Albemarle Hi-Y club, are De cember 3, 4, 5, when the nine teenth annual session of the Older Boys’ conference convened in Charleston, South Carolina. At the convention, held under the auspices of the Y. M. C. A., delegates came from Hi-Y clubs and college Y. M. C. A.’s throughout the two states and were entertained in the homes of Charleston people. James Fry, Clyde McDowell, James Morgan, Douglas Cranford, Bobby Austin, Lee Copple, John Beatty, Paul Allen Brooks, and Ray Lefler, accompanied by Ted Bremer and Paul Fry, advisers, were the A. H. S. delegates who at tended. The Albemarle delegation ar rived in the historic old city Fri day morning about 11 o’clock. They spent the hour before lunch at the Charleston museum, the old est in America. After lunch they went to the Y. M. C. A., where they registered and were assigned to homes. They spent the after noon swimming in the Y. M. C. A. pool and playing in the game room. The first session of the confer ence was held Friday evening at 7:30 in St. Matthew’s Lutheran church. J. Wilson Smith, of Char lotte, opened the conference by discussing the theme, “Facing Life Squarely,” and introducing the president, Willard Hearin, a fresh man at Furman university. Then a short song service was held. Fol lowing this, the mayor of Charles ton, Hon. Burnet R. Maybank, and Clarence Getty, secretary of the Charleston Y. M. C. A., gave wel come speeches, and H. A. Scott, from Kannapolis, responded. In the inspirational address of the evening, given by Dr. Samuel Grafflin, a noted speaker of New York City, was about the need for men who can adapt themselves to a rapidly changing world. At the Saturday morning session an address was made by Dr. P. H. Gwynn, Jr., from Davidson college^ on the theme, “Choosing My Life Work.” At 11 o’clock the delegates were taken to Fort Moultrie on a gov ernment boat, "The Sprigg Car'- roll”. After seeing the various in- (Continued on Page Six) Dramatic Teacher Casts Two Plays (By Mary Katherine East, Dramatic Club Reporter.) A large group of plays having arrived, real activity has begun for play production as a unit of the dramatic work. It is the aim of the director to cast every student in the Dramatic class and the Dra matic club in one of these plays and to present them as the need arises throughout the year. The plays are, for the most part, com edies of various types. Most of the performances will be student directed. Two plays have already been St. One of these is “Knight Life”, a mystery comedy in one act by Ray E. Hurd. Parts have been assigned as follows: Douglas Cranford, a man who provides the tin Parker, Jack’s chum; Baker, Robert Finley, Jr., seven teen years old; John Sides, Gifford Platt, a friend of Robert’s. The other play is “Quiet Please”, a “ imedy in one act by Howard Buer- ann. The following parts have been assigned: Jack Rivers, Jeff, a farmer; S. E. Sprinkle, Judd, his brother; members of the Sunny- 'ille Christian Society, Rachel Bur- is, Mattie; James Efird, Rev. An drews; Shelby Haire, Jessica; Cath- Josie.