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SUPPORT YOUR TEAM JffuU iHonn BEAT SALISBURY ALBEMARLE, N. C., JANUARY, 1938 Students Organize Club For Debaters Work on Triangular Debate , Is Begun; Preliminaries to Be Held In February. " A Debating club, under the jupervision of Mr. Gibson, has been Brganized by students who are in terested in public speaking. The 'officers and members include Mary K. Kast, president; Anne Parker, vice president; Estelle Jordan, sec- Iretary; Clvde McDowell, treasurer; Ifviola Efird, Lee Copple, Charles Lefier, Jean Hurt, Robert Sells. James Fry, and Mary K. Splude. Many of the members of the tclub are planning to prepare speeches for the Triangular De bate. The subject of the debate this year will be: Resolved, That ■“several of the states adopt a system "of unicameral legislature. Pre liminaries for the election of speakers will be hold February 2. It is probable that Albemarle will ■ ibe placed in a triangle with Con cord and Thomasville, as of la-f year. The preliminary contest with the schools will be held I March, while the final debate 1 Chapel Hill will be in April. Last year Albemarle sent to Chapel Hill two successful debat- n ing teams, both of which went to [/the semi-finals. The speakers on our team were Gwendolyn Jones, Estelle Jordan, Mary Katherine _East and Lee Copple. Faculty Members Give Philosophies i The members of the high school Irifaculty have consented to give quotations expressing their phil osophy of life. Below is a list of ^ the teachers’ favorite philosophical ^ quotations: Supt. Grigg—“If I live today as n I should, I need not worry about [^fltomorrow. If I have the proper concern for the other fellow’s hap piness, I need not worry a great deal about my own.” — A. B. Gibson—“As a man think- ^th in his heart so is he!” Mi.ss Ellerbe—“Be kind to all dumb animals, and give small birds a crumb. Be kind to human be ings, too—they’re sometimes pretty dumb!” Miss Hicks—“Life is doing and being.” R. C. Hatley—“Life is real, life is earnest.”—Longfellow. M. E. Kelly—“Life is what you make it.” Miss McKenzie- “To thine own self be true, and it must follow, as the night the day. Thou canst not then be false to any man.”- Shakespeare. Miss Caughman—“God’s in His heaven, all’s right with the world.” —Browning. Guy Propst—“All the world’s a -stage,' and all the men and women '^merely players.”—Shakespeare. ^ Miss Watson—“Men may jn stepping-stones of their dead selves to higher things.”—Tenny- fldward Gehring—“ ’Tis better ;o be small and shine, than , I arge and cast a shadow.” Miss Laws—“Life is what you Miss Scarborough—“To ;o seek, to find, and not to yield.” —Tennyson. Mrs. Rogers—“It matters n .^«rtow long we live but how!” —' Miss Powell—“A little nonsen; ■^low and then is relished by the Miss Moore—“To live simply ’ully, faithfully, hopefully, and )ravely.” Miss Vester—“To be rather than GIRLS’ BASKETBALL SQUAD Fence To Be Built For Athletic Field ,el Shankle, Mabel Watson, I : Hatley; second row. Virgin e Brooks, Edith Mauldin, Vii azel Mauldin, Lu- 1 Long, Margaret Sinia GilHam; top Miss Scarborough Tells Of Trip To Florida and Cuba Miss Holt—“Keep smiling, be lealthy, happy and gay. To keep it mentally, physically, and m illy. Life will give you back •eturn what you give it, so L: ^ife.” Miss Cockerham—“Dost thou eve life? Then do not squander ime, for that is the stuff life nade of.” Miss Scarborough spent a very , enjoyable Christmas vacation in Cuba and Florida, visiting such in teresting points as Havana, Bok Tower, St. Augustine, and Silver Springs. When asked about her impre.^- ms of Miami, she repUed, “The dog and horse races were the most exciting sport I saw, and the Hialiah race track, the prettiest spot in all Miami.” Concerning her visit to Miami, Palm and Da>-tona Beaches she said, “Miami Beach was very j crowded; all the beaches have lovelv drives and beautiful homes. Daytona proved to be unusual be cause the sand becomes so harden ed when the tide comes in that cars are able to drive for miles along the beach.” ^ Miss Scarborough also visited 1 the Pan-American building in Miami to see the clippers come in. When the interviewer asked about her visit to Cuba, Miss Scar borough answered, “When I arriv ed there, the first thing I saw was mountains, though the view of the ' y, Havana, was level. Havana foreign in appearance and cus- Tis and is called the Paris of the West. The city measures up to this title in every respect.” When asked what the most inter esting place in Havana was, she replied, “Morro Castle, built by the Spanish in 1587. It’s the oldest fort in the new world. From this fort the cable from Havana to the United States drops into the At- ^ lantic. The most impressive public | building is the capital, and prob- • ably the most elaborate building was one of the student clubs. Ha vana seems to have its share of very wealthy people who live in beautiful homes of Spanish archi tecture and numbers of whom speak English as well as Spanish. Royal Palms and tropical growth in the country make Cuba a beau tiful place.” She reports that during Chri.st- mas Cubans do not decorate as elaborately as we, for she saw only two Christmas trees. However, they do exchange gifts on Christ mas Day. In chapel Miss Scarborough gave an entertaining account of her trip and. in concluding, urged all stu dents to save money so that they would be able to travel as it is edu cational as well as exciting. New Bike Stands In = have -acks for the bi and a special parking lot on the south side of the building. Haven’t you seen those freshly painted white stands th mble f ford i re made by Mr. Cran- the Manual Training shop and will hold thirty-six wheels, twelve in each of the three racks. Now maybe we can keep our shrubbery in bet ter condition, for heretofore the hedges and other shrubs served as props for the bikes. New Senior Rings Are Distributed The Senior rings, which have been standardized this year, have recently been delivered to the members of the Senior class, a hundred and seventeen of the hun dred and thirty-seven buying rings. The consensus of opinion is that this new ring is undoubtedly of the prettiest ever used in Albemarle High School. In keeping with the school col ors, blue and white, there is in the center a blue spinel stone, which may be either smooth or faceted, according to the wishes of the in dividual. Around the blue stone the words, “Albemarle High School,” are engraved. On ;ide of the stone there is a very tractive etching of the high school building, while on the other ap pears a bull dog. which is the mas cot of A. H. S. athletic teams. The rings this year were pur chased from the Balfour company of Massachusetts. The students think that there is no other high school in the state which has a ring that surpasses theirs in beauty and durability. STUDIO PICTURES ARE HUNG Recently, Miss Worsham has added to the attractiveness of her studio by hanging a number of pic tures of famous musicians. The list includes the following: “Beetho ven,” “Grieg,” “Chopin,” “Haydn,” “Schubert.” “Tschaikowski,” “Ed ward Hughes,” “Brahms.” “Wag ner,” “Li.st,” and “Paderewski.” Cafeteria is Popular After four months of service th cafeteria has grown in popularity with both students and teachers. It is interesting to know that three thousand, six hundred meals have already been served. All work is under W. P. A _ oervision and begins at 8 o’clock, lasting until 2. Mrs. Lloyd Skid more, the manager, plans all the meals. One person is responsible for preparing the food, another for seeing about the tables, dishes and serving of meals. Matilda Stovall acts as cashier during the noon Below is a typical menu: Swiss steak, rice, gravy, peas, carrots, slaw, banana pudding, rolls, milk. Typing Classes Make Progress Students Achieve Records In Speed Tests and Make Attractive Samplers. Although this is the first year ,.j have had typing in our school, much progress has been made in the classes. A total of four classes a day is being taught, with approx imately twenty-four students in each class. One of the most interesting things that have been done is typ ing to music. The favorite rec ords are “Cocoanut Dance,” ‘Dixie,” and “Stars and Stripes Forever.” Usually three-letter words are wl-itten when typing to music, but five-letter words have been written. The highest speed record that has been made on a fifteen-minute ■ forty-seven words with one made by Iris Almond and Sue Coble. Another interesting thing that has been done by the students is making samplers. By this is meant drawing cartoons and making de signs of various kinds by using x’s or one certain number on the type writer. Since these samplers made just before Christmas, Christmas trees than anything else were typed. A cartoon of the face of a man typed with x’s happened to have a question mark in his hair. Miss Cockerham asked, “Why the question mark?” The reply v. “Aw, that’s dandruff!” Canipe Sees Orang-e Bowl Game at Miami Coach Canipe, with several friends, attended the Orange Bowl game at Miami, Florida, on New Year’s Day. The party left Wed nesday, December 29, and arriv ed in Miami the following Friday. An overnight stop was made in Jacksonville. Then the two days of the trip were spent enjoying the many sights of southern Florida. “Some of the most interesting places that we visited,” said Coach Canipe, “were the Fountain of Youth and the alligator farms at St. Augustine, the citrus fruit sec tion, Lake Wales and Bok Tower.” He remarked that the Bok Tower is the most beautiful place in Florida. Built for no special purpose except as a refuge for birds, it is com monly called the Singing Tower and is surrounded by beautiful flowers and shrubbery. When questioned about the stadium and the people at the game, Mr. Canipe responded, “It is a new stadium built of steel and has a seating capacity of about thirty thousand. Flowers and shrubbery are planted all around it, and at each end there are ba nana and orange trees weighted down with ripe fruit—or at least they were like that until after the game. Some of the players ran to the goal and jerked down bunches of bananas immediately after the game was over. “A large crowd, dressed mostly in summer clothes, was in the sta dium. The announcer said at the beginning of the game that in Michigan it was snowing and that the temperature was 20 degrees, while in Miami the temperature When asked to comment on the teams. Coach replied, “Michigan made a better record in regular season, but Auburn played better in the Orange Bowl game. Both teams had about four All-Arneri- cans and several who had received honorable mention. They used the Notre Dame system of offense, which calls for a more open type of game, lots of passing and many trick plays.” Space to Be Provided For Bleachers. Location at School Will Be Convenient for Players And Spectators. The school board is glad to an nounce that they have found means to construct a modern factory type fence which will completely enclose the north side of the high school campus, from Third street to Fourth street, extending outwards to Montgomery avenue. The high school will then have its own play ing field for the convenience of the spectators, schools, and players. There will be ample room, not only for football games to be played, but also for bleachers to be con structed on each side of the field. Provisions will be made, also, for other kinds of games. For many years the school board and other school officials have felt the need of an enclosed playground or athletic field. Football games and other sports have been played in either the Wiscassett Knitters’ park or the Efird-Wiscassett. The mill officials have been courteous about the use of the parks. Construction will start on the fence in about two weeks and will be completed before the end of the school year. When the fence is finished, shrubbery will be planted all around the field and along the side of the new annex. Former A. H. S. Pupil Living In Hollywood Young Dick Pittenger, a fresh man in A. H. S. last year, is now taking dancing lessons in Holly wood, California, where he hopes to enter motion pictures. Originally from Nebraska, he came to Albemarle in 1936. While he was in the North, his tap danc ing and aerial tricks on slack wires won him many trophies. Young Pittenger’s pleasing per sonality and fine character gained him many friends and admirers here. After entertaining the stu dent body with his amazing rhyth mical dancing, Dick entered a Young America contest and came out as winner. Then, his broadcast over Station W. B. T. brought him still more laurels. Following this. Miss Ruthie Miller, seeing his tal ent, borrowed his services for her annual revue in which he created quite a sensation. In school he was rated not only as a clever dancer, but also as an excellent student with great pos sibilities. Now working hard for a motion picture contract, he, be cause of his popularity, still holds Albemarle as his cheering section. Questions for The Month 1. How many square miles are there in North Carolina? 2. What is the population? 3. What is the state motto? 4. Where and when did Orville and Wilbur Wright make the first airplane flight in the world? 5. Where in this state are the largest hosiery mills in the world located? 6. How many Presidents of the United States were born in North Carolina? 7. How does our state compare with other states in the number of cotton mills? 8. More minerals have been found in North Carolina than in any other state. How many? 9. What is the definition of bibliography? 10. Which is correct, neccessary or necessary? (See Back Page)

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