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Friday, October 22,1926
T. J. Penn was on the honor roll at
Kiverside for the month of September,
Paul Skurloek has made the Glee
C’luh at U. N. C. and he also sings in
one of the churches at Chapel Hill.
Sammy Goode and Marshall Camp
bell spent the past week-end at home.
Alfred I’arker writes that he likes
^Ye were glad to see Glenn Boyd
.McLeod, Margaret Hood, Lola Michanx,
Marguerite Harrison, Maty McCollum,
$>adie Clement, Jimmy Tidwell, Jim
my 'Watson, Jimmy Mltus, Arthur Ha
vant, David Swift. Phil Shelton.
tVhen he saw the Greensboro foot
ball team on the Asheville field Adam
Clement said that he’d have given any
thing in the world to he hack at G. H.
S. just to get in one game.
We heard familiar voices in the hall
and finally distinguished the voices of
the Crewes sisters, Inez Murray, and
A letter from P. B. AVhittington says
he likes V. N. C. fine but he has an
awful time making Paul ScmrhxT go
to bed. He wishes the student body a
very successful year.
Jack Baxter said it certainly made
him homesick for G. H. S. when he
saw the Greenshoro-Asheville game.
Bill Homey didn't get here for the
'Winston game hut he ]»aid us a visit
ART EXHIBIT TO BE HELD
AT CALDWELL SCHOOL
Proceeds of Exhibit Will be Used to
Purchase School Pictures—Charge
Small Admission Fee
An Art Exhibit will he held at David
Caldwell School Auditorium November
4-5. Two hundred copies of the
world’s masterpieces will he shown.
Proceeds of the exhibit will be used to
purchase pictures for the school.
Recognizing the educational advan
tages to he derived from the oppor
tunity to see Art pictures of merit, the
school has arranged with the Elson
Art Publishing Company, Incorporated,
of Belmont, Massachusetts, for an Art
Exhibit of over two hundred beautiful
representations of the masterpieces of
art of the different countries and
periods. A small admission fee will he
After deducting the, expenses of the
exhibit the proceeds will he used to
purchase ])ictures for the school.
The i)urpose Of the exhibit is to give
the pupils and the people of the com
munity an opportunit.y to see a collec
tion of the world’smost famous paint
ings ; to encourage and foster the
study of art in the school. special
])rograni will be furnished ■l'.icIi night
by the pupils of a differ ent grade.
Annual Convention of
Teachers Next Week
(Continued from Page Onei
One of liie outstanding features of
this meeting will he the presence of
Miss Lucy Gage of Peabody college.
Miss Gage is one of the leading educa
tors I in the. c'ountry,^ and is reckonecl
as oj'ie of the nation’s foemost authori
ties-^in the elementary school.
M'il^ Gage suggests the following
topic's ‘^'for discussion at these meet
ings ; *
1. T V' elementary school unit in
2. Ojhportunity for creative work in
the ;u erage elementary school room
) 3. ITHOW to improve working condi-
j tions jtinost easily and effectively for
4. NeTossity for more intelligent co-
operatioP between supervision and
! classrooiln teaching.
BURLINGTON TO HAVE
MEETING OF PARENT-
TEACHERS OF STATE
Six of State Officers From This
City—Dr. W. H. Livers Rep
resents N. C. C.
CONVENTION NOV. 9, 10, 11
Officers Will Make Reports to Conven
tion of Work Done in Past Year.
Mrs. W. H. Swift Presides
The North Carolina I’arent-Teacher
Association will meet November 9, 1(1,
and 11th in Burlington, N. C. (The
following state officers are from
Greensboro; state i)residents, Mrs.
Wiley Swift; Central High School, cor
responding secretary, Mr. C. IV. Phil
lips: treasurer, Mrs. C. O. Burton;
(liild welfare manager, Mrs. Arthur
Watt; kindergarten, Mrs. 'W. 'W. Mar
tin ; literature, IMrs. E. 1). Broadhurst;
rei)resentative from N. C. C .IV., Mr.
W. 11. rjvers.)
Mrs. IV. 11. Swift, the president, will
preside at the meeting, and the officers
will make reports to the convention
of the work done diiring the i)ast yeiir.
The fhllowing is ;i general outline
of the plans and ])uri)oses for the year;
October — Citizenship; November —
'What shall my child read? December
—The Child’s Health; January—
Thrift; February 17—Child 5Velfare
Day; March—Moral Training of the
Child ; April—Humane Educal(ion ;
IMay—“Back to the Home’’ Movement.
This was prepared by the program
committee of the Greensboro City
Council of which Mrs. 5V. H. Livers is
-Y CLUBS FORMULATE
MANY PLANS FOR YEAR
Form Hi-Y Glee Club to Sing at the
Older Boys’ Conference
HALLOWE’EN PARTY IS PLANNED
At the meetings of the Hi-Y Clubs.
October 5 and 12, many activities were
planned. The main toi)ic for discus
sion at these two meetings was, “The
Boy and his School Life.” This prob
lem was taken up and discussed from
Both chapters of the H-Y are work
ing together and if the good work con
tinues they feel confident that this
year’s work will ecli])se that of all
others. The boys have formed a Hi-Y
Glee Club, which will sing at the Old
er Boys’ Conference in AVinston-Salem.
They are also jJanning a play to he
given during “Father and Son’’ week.
At the last meeting :i Hallowe’en party
was j)lan led.
THE GREATEST TIME OF THE YEAR
“Come right over this way and get
our hot dogs, candy, cigars, cigarettes
“Get you a baby doll! Ten cents a
throw I Come right over, boys, try
your chance; get your girl a baby.’’
■And then there are side shows of all
kinds. In one corner you hear a little
fellow crying, “Come right over her
and see the big race of the monkeys I
Step right up and get a ticket to the
big races I”
And on and on we go through the
midway, just as it was last year, just
as it has always been, but there is
something about the whole thing that
lures you on. 5yhen the last firework
has gone off, the last turn of the fer-
ris wheel has been made, and the last
weinie sold for the day, there is some
thing sad about your feelings. Al
though you may be tired and you feel
all in, there is that feeling that it will
he a long year before all this may he
enjoyed and you leave the Fair gate re
/IPhysical recreation is the insurance
of any people against neuroticism and
unrest, as it is its bulwark in time of
peril.—Roosevelt Neivs, Seattle, Wash.
AT SENIOR CLASS TEA
The parents of Semester VIII
were entertained Thursday night, Oc
tober 21, from 8 o’clock to 10, by the
Seniors. The tea was held in room
203. The class colors were carried
out in the decorations which were
roses and ageratum.
Mr. Grady IMiller sang several songs
and the boys’ (luartette, composed of
Baxter Bason, Houston Barbee, Ken
neth Cates, Le Grand Johnson, gave
several numbers. Mrs. Allen Stanley
also sang. lamise MTiittington was
ac(^omi)anist for the evening.
The receiving line consisted of the
Senior class ofiicers, MTllard Watson,
president of the Student Council, and
Jane Harris, president of the Girls’
The specially invited guests were
Mr. C. W. I’hillips, i)riucij>al of the
High School, Mr. Frederick xlrcher.
Superintendent of schools. Miss Fan
nie Starr Mitchell, dean of girls, and
Mrs. Albert Thompson, president of G.
11. S. Parent Teachers Association.
Mrs. C. Mb Phillips was also an
A'ery attractive invitations were
made up by Mildred Nash. They were
sealed with blue and gold, the class
SCHOOL AT FAIRGROUNDS
FOR CHILDREN OF SHOW
Oddest School in World Taught by Mrs.
Nora G. Hodgson During
Week of Fair
PRIMARY AND GRAMMAR GRADES
One of the oddest schools in the
world was held during the mebk of
the fair at the Greensboro fair ground
for the children of the Nat Reiss
Shows. Mrs. Nora G. Hodgson is the
teacher, and the pupils are taught in
a huge tent near the agriculture build
ing. This is said to be the only tented
school in the world. Twelve students
were taught all of whom are in the
grammar or primary grades. They are
studying the “three R’s” reading,
writing, and arithmetic.
IMany of the Greensboro High School
teachers and pupils visited the school
and said they were very much inter
ested in the work. Mrs. Hodgson is
always anxioiis to meet other educa
tors and exchange school room exper
iences with them.
TEACHER TELLS OF TRIP
MADE DURING SUMMER
She Says “Winged Victory” in the
Louvre Was Most Impressive Sight.
School of Mosaics Interesting
At chapel. Tuesday, October 1!). Miss
Jean IMcAllister s])oke on her tri]) to
Europe. She said that the first thing
they prepared for was a prevention for
sea-sickness. The ])revention used was
gum droi)s. In tipping the waiters, the
cry was ahvays “more.” “Although the
waiters wanted more money the taxis
in Paris Avere A’ery cheap,” said Miss
McAlister. Ea'cu the ushers in the the
aters expected to be tipped.
Miss McAlister told of the many
places A’isited and the ones that espe
cially impressed her. The “’Winged
Victory” at the Louvre Avas the most
inptressiA'e sight she savA'. The army
at Monoco Avas very interesting.
The people and' their customs Avere
A'ery different in cA-ery country. Some
l)arts of Rome Avere like a modern city,
Avhile some i)arts Of ancient Rome yet
remained. The school of mosaics in
the Vatican Avas very interesting. It
takes a person a long time, sometimes
as long as a year, to make only a small
pictxire. but Avhen finished it is Amry
beautiful and lasts foiawer.
The people at Florence sing at night,
and this is very delightful, but they
ahvays have flashlights to look for the
mone.v throAvn them.
While in SAvitzerland Miss McAlis
ter AA’ent to a man at the station, and
asked him something in French, think
ing he Avould understand her. He po
litely replied, “I don’t speak English.”
POWER OF SUPREME
COURT DISCUSSED BY
J. D. McNairy Defends Bill.
Carlton Wilder Presents
Case of Opposition
BEST MEETING OF YEAR
standing Committee Appointed to Con
sider Club Stationery and Ring.
Plan is Abandoned
What the officials term the best
meeting of the year Avas held by the
High School Debating Club on Friday,
.T. D. McNairy presented a bill for
discussion, “Resolved, that the Greens
boro High School Debating Club
should go on record as in favor of
the pro])osition that North Carolina
should incre;ise the compulsory school
age from fourteen to sixteen.’’ Mc
Nairy defended the bill AA’ith a clear
and careful argument; Carlton Wilder
then presented the case of the opposi
tion. Among others Avho discussed the
question Avere; Henry Biggs, Eliza
beth Boyst, Imuis Brooks.
’fhe jn-ogram Frichiy, the 15th, con
sisted of a debate on the query, “Re
solved, that congress by a tAA'O-thirds
vote should be empoAvered AA’ith the
right to overnde the decisions of the
S\ipreme Court.” Ruth Abbott and
Carlton 'Wilder contended for the
affirmative side of the (luestion, and
Mary .lane 'Wharton and Ernest Scar-
boro upheld the negative.
The unanimous decision of the
judges favored the iiegatiA’e.
At the meeting of October 8 it Avas
suggested that th.e club should pur
chase rings or pins for its members
and engraved stationary. The matter
Avas turned over to the standing com
mittee for investigation. The commit
tee recommended at the meeting of
October 15 that the plan he abandoned,
and a vote of the club aciuiesced.
Construction Will Begin On
New High School In January
(Continued from Page One)
niusi(‘. manual arts, dramatics, and
])uhlications, including a printing press.
There Avill be several buildings, thus
making enlargement easier than- Avith
just one central huilding.
“Since the Supreme coAirt decision
Ave are just Avhere Ave Avere folloAving
the election last A])ril.” Supeidntendent
Although a site has not yet been
chosen it is expected that this Avill be
done soon, and that actual Avork Avill
be begun early in 1927. If this is car
ried out the buildings should he ready
for occupation by September, 1928, if
The huilding i)rogram AA’ill include
extensive reinodeling of AA’cock. IMc-
Iver, CaldAA’ell, and Spring Street gram
mar schools. The hoard of trustees,
composed of Mrs. E. Sternberger, Mrs.
John Kellenberger, .1. M. Millikan, S. M.
Bunlpass. and E. 1). Broadhurst, also
expect to build tAVO junior high schools,
having the seventh, eighth, and ninth
grades; and Pomona and Glendale Avill
likeAvise IniA’C iicav buildings.
THE CARDBOARD VAMP
“llaA’e you seen her?’’
“No, is she cute?’’
“Yes. she’s darling. She has black
hair and eyes, and she is real vampir-
isli looking, you knoAV.”
“Yeah, I heard Paul Wimhish talk
ing about her.’’
“Gh! I knoAv it. There is ahvays
such a crOAvd of boys around hqr that
I can’t get a good look at her.f’
“Well, I’m certainly glad she’s only
cardboard, ’cause she Avould Ammp all
the boys, and I knoAV John Avould fall
“We should Avorry about her. She
Avill be taken doAvn and forgotten
about as soon as the plays are over.”
“Probably AA’e Avill all end by paying
the Avaiter and tipping the restaur
ant.”-—The Orange and White,
And We Don’t Get Sore Eyes
It Avas dazzling I My eyes fairly
popped from their sockets. I saAv all
the colors a boxer sees Avhen he is
knocked out, multiplied by all the
colors a baby can daub Avhen it gets
hold of a painting outfit.
I Avas just Avalking through the
school. There aa'us nothing on the
AA’aHs or ceilings to astound me so
OA’erAvhelmingly; just colorfid clothes
that made my eyes reel over for. com
fort behind my eyelids. Red, green,
blue, purple, indescribable shades and
hues on each neAv person I saAV.
One boy had a black tie which L
could look at, but Avhen my eyes shift
ed to his socks, I Avas blinded for five
minutes. Colors 1 'Why the machine
must have broken doAvn after it made
The girls had colors, too, if nothing
more than the variegated , hankies
dangling out of their hip pockets, or
those alluring scarfs of soft sheer ma
terial, so brilliant, that if Andy Jack-
son Avere alive today, and had seen
them he Avould have thought he had
struck another Stone Avail.
Alas I It AA’as sure aauis different
from Uncle Ed’s funeral!—The South-
ernor, Minneapolis, Minn.
MTtli a grin
That is kin
To. a sin,
March to school—
As a rule.
And our fate
Rests AA’ith he
L'nless a she.
— The Cataicbair, Rock Hill, S. C.
IIOAv many apples did Adam and
EA’e eat? They say Ea’O ate (8) and
Adam too (2). That Avould be a total
of ten only.
Noav Ave figure the thing out differ
ently, and thus: Ea’u ate (8) and
Adam ate, (8) also—total of sixteen.
But are not these figures entirely
Avrong? If Eve ate (8) and Adam
ate too (82), certainly the total Avas
Scientific me?i, hoAvever, on the
strength of the theory that the antc-,
diluvians Avere giants, reaso^x some
thing like this: EA’e ate one (81) and
Adam ate too (82)—total, KiB.
IVrong again. It is very clear that
if Ea’c ate one (81), and Adam ate one
too (812), the total AA’as 893.—The
Loudspeaker, Elizabeth City, N. C.
There are times in a person’s life
Avhen he cannot afford to be one of the
majority. These times come even in
school days. To say '“)io” aud to mean
“no.” although laughed and jeered at,‘
is to forim and temper character.'—■
Nestport Crier. Kansas City.
STANDARD RINGS ARE
DISCUSSED BY SEM. Ill
AVednesday, October IB, Semester III
held a meeting in the basement of the
ncAV huilding. IIoAvard Gardner, vice-
president, presided. lie said that the
purpose of the meeting Avas to discuss
the standard ring movement."
Henry Biggs then explained AA’hat
the movement is. It is being, put on
the members of the Junior Class
Avho hope that Avith support from the
other ('laarjs Tl. S. Avill have stand
ard rings. He enlphasized the fact
that if this movement passed' it AA’Ould
be a good financial iiivesLxneut tor the
students. He asked that a' coi'tunitt;4C'-
man he appointed to help decide tipon
the ring. Lizzie Adams PoAvers Avas
Aliss Aliiry AA’heeler, representatiA^e
for the ring committee,-expressed the
appreciation of the junior class for
the support Semester III had given.