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Many New Books Added to
Greensboro High Library
List Contains Science Books.
Among Number “Field Book of
American Wild Flowers”
25 NEW REVISED EDITIONS
Among Books for Debaters is “Argu
mentation and Debate,” by James
O’Neill—List of Books Given
In the last two weeks seventeen new
books have been added to the Greens
boro High School library. Several of
these are books to help debaters. Some
interesting science books are, also
among those added.
A list of the new books is as follows:
What Bird Is That? by F. M. Chap
man ; Fieldhooh of American Wild
Flowers, by F. S. JMathews; The Oiit-
line of, Radio, by John Hogan ; A Daugh
ter of the Middle Border, by Hamlin
Garland; English For Immediate Use,
by Frederick Honk Law; Collected
Foems, 190T-1922, by John Erskine;
•Gasoline, by T. A. Boyd; The Teaching
■of Science and the Science Teacher, by
Brownell; Argumentation and Dehate,
by Janies O’Neill; A Manual of Debate
•and Oral Discussion, by James O’Neill;
Elements of Debating, by Lyon; The
Fine Art of Writiing, by IT. R. Ship-
herd; The Sea-Wolf, by Jack London;
Blade Rock, by Ralph Connor; Senti
mental Tommy, by J. M. Barrie; A
■Study of the Types of Literature, by
About twenty-five new copies of books
already in the high school library have
been received recently. These books
are revised editions of classics such as
Jvanhoe, and David Gopperfield.
G,H,S. Juniors Greet
New Class Members
Monday, January 31, semesters 5 and
0 met in room 206 to welcome the Jun
iors from Buffalo High School. The
meeting was conducted by Clyde An
drews, Junior President. “We are glad
to welcome you among us, but not as
strangers, for certainly you are not,”
said Bob Douglas in welcoming the new
After the welcome, the seventeen Jun
iors introduced themselves. John Brown
discussed the activities in G. H. S. Then
Irene McFadyen talked on the mechan
ics of the buildings, telling how the dif
ferent ones were numbered.
GIVES PROGRAM IN
HIGH POINT SCHOOL
“National Honor Society” Is
Subject Given Feb. 3 to En
tire Student Body
The following is taken from Pine
BEVERLY MOORE SPEAKS
BY DEBATIG CLUB
Mary Jane Wharton Leads Devotional
Exercises—Betty Brown Speaks.
Mary Lynn Carlson Talks
Kuykendall Gives Farewell Ad
BIGGS SPEAKS TO CLUB
MR. C. W. PHILLIPS SPEAKS
ON “PERMANENT THINGS”
Principal Makes Talk to Older Pupils
on Value of Preparedness for
THREE POINTS ARE EMPHASIZED
Mr. C. ^V. Phillips, principal of G.
IT. S., spoke to the students of the
main building Monday, February 7, at
■chapel. “Permanent Things” was the
theme of Mr. Phillips’ talk. “You are
planning each day and writing your
xecords. Whether they are good or
bad will be determined by you. ‘A good
name is rather to be desired than great
Hches.’ Wq find this is true in every
case. The kind of character we’ll have
Is shaped some each day, and so it is
Important in each student’s life that we
strive to do that which is best. Any
girl or boj’s who attempts to make a
good name can do it. We must pre
pare day by day for the future, for the
name we prize. Every experience that
is good will count some day. Prepare
not just to “get through,” but -for the
future “worthwhileness,” concluded Mr.
H. S. GRADUATES WIN
N. C. COLLEGE HONORS
Four graduates of G. H. S. were on
the honor roll for the first semester at
C. C. W. They were; Glenn Boyd
^lacLeod, Mary Lyon, Helen Felder, and
Each of these girls was an honor pu
pil in high school and three were in the
torchlight Society. Glenn Boyd was
the president of her class. Helen Felder
V'as editor-in-chief of Homespun.
These four were among the twenty-
two freshmen at the college on the
One of the most important business
meetings of the year was held January
28 at the regular meeting of the Debat
ing Club, at which time the officers
for the coming semester were elected.
J. D. McNaiiy was unanimously elected
president. Beverly Moore was elected
vice-president, Mary Jane Wharton, sec
retary-treasurer, and Ernest Scarboro,
President Kuykendall gave a fare
well speech, in which he expressed his
gratitude for the co-operation shown
by the club during the past semester.
He then called on Vice-President
Brooks, Secretary Gump, and Sergeant
MeSwain, who likewise stated how
much they appreciated the confidence
placed in them, and spoke of the pleas
ure derived from their work.
Due to the fact that a special pro
gram was given in chapel Friday, Feb
ruary 4th, the weekly meeting was held
Thursday, February 3rd, In the library ;
the regular room of the Debating Club
having been converted into a session
room. At this time President McNairy
outlined the policy of the club for the
ensuing year, and appointed the vari
Following President McNairy’s talk,
Henry Biggs spoke briefly on the club’s
appreciation of Edgar KujTiendaH’s
work as president. Ex-President Kuy
kendall responded to Biggs’ talk,
Mr. Farthing completed the program
with the first of a series of discussions
on parliamentary law.
The Torchlight Society of Greensboro
High School accepted the invitation of
High Point High School and gave a
program on the “National Honor So
ciety,” in the high school auditorium at
High Point Thursday, February 3, be
fore the entire student body.
The president of the High Point chap
ter of the National Llonor Society in
troduced the representatives from G.
H. S., telling of the present and former
Beverly Moore, president of the local
Torchlight chapter, was in charge of
the program. Mary Jane Wharton led
the devotional exercises, after which
( Beverly Moore told the history of the
Torchlight Society. Betty Brown talked
on “How the Torchlight Society Func
tions.” Mary Lynn Carlson described
the “Tapping and Initiation Service,”
and Mary Elizabeth King concluded the
program with two piano selections,
“Polonaise Militaire” and “Country
G. R S. LIBRARY HAS
25 GOOD MAGAZINES
Life, Judge, Literary Digest,
National Geographic, and
Colliers Are on List
WIDE RANGE OF SUBJECTS
SCRUBBY RIVES IN
CHAPEL MON., JAN. 19
Thrift Theme of Talk—Speaker Con
cludes, “Analyze Your Spending,
Keep Within Your Means”
The University of North Carolina is
the oldest state University in America.
It was authorized by legislative enact-
«ient in 1787 and the first building was
started October 12, 1792.
At chapel Monday, January 19, a talk
on “Thrift” was given by an alumnus
of G. IT. S., “Scrubby” Rives. After a
short devotional conducted by Bob
Caviness, Mr. Rives told some “pleas
ant” memories of his high school days.
He concluded by' leaving two thoughts
with his audience; “Analyze your
spending so that you won’t go beyond
your means, and keep in mind the fu
ture when you will need some money.
Little Bo Peep has lost much sleep
And she doesn’t know where to find it;
The poor little lass could sleep in class.
If only the profs didn’t mind it.
“Do you think we can squeeze
here?” asked the young man as he en
tered the crowded bus with his girl.
“Dear, Dear,” she replied, “I think
we had better wait until we get home.”
Thventy-five of the best periodicals of
today are in the library of Greensboro
High School. They cover a wide range
of subjects and are of many different
types. The magazine list is one in
which students will find not only mat
ter but also help in their studies.
The library subscribes to;
Asia, Time, School Review, Life, Lit-
erarg Digest, Rational Geographic, New
York Times, American Boy, Boy’s Life,
Popular Mechaudes, Scientific American,
Popular Science Monthly, Science Class
room, Saturday Revieio of Literature,
World’s Neivs, World Revieio, Forum,
Harper’s Magazine, Atlantic Monthly,
Outlook, Independent, New Republic,
American, Colliers, Moody Monthly.
Whispers, the paper of the Reynolds
High School in 'Winston-Salem;
Among the more popular of intellec
tual recreations indulged in by high
school students is that of making paro
dies on popular songs. The themes gen
erally lament the hardships of a stu
dent's life and abound in pathos and
By far the most popular is the little
ditty addressed to the teachers entitled
“Learning-—Just tor You.” When Hvo
or three boys gather after school in a
room minus a teacher, erasers and chalk
find the key for the opening strains of
“Bye, Bye, Blackboard.” After the first
practice on the athletic field sad wails
arise on all sides, “What Can I Say,
Dear, ALcer I’ve Said I’m Sore, Dear'?”
On Friday, unfeeling critics hum scorn
fully, “Poor Paper, Poor Paper—Got No
News at All.”
But the song hit of the season will
echo in the walls of a thousand homes
next Friday morning when students
frantically beseech each other to “Show
Me a lYay to Stay Home.” Then after
the first exam, one student meeting an
other in the hall will look at him in
quiringly and slowly nod his head. The
oher, falling weepingly on his neck will
join in the refrain, “Ho ! Ho ! Ha ! Lla !
P. T. ASSOCIATION
Two Bills on Child Labor and
One on Illiterac}^ in North
N. C. RANKS FORTY-FIFTH
This State Ranks Forty-First in Length
of Term; Average One Hundred and
The North Carolina Congress of Par
ents and Teachers will sponsor three
legislative measures for correcting the
evils of North Carolina’s illiteracy and
child labor. The state ranks 41st
among the other states in the length
of Hie school term, the average being
only 139 days. North Carolina ranks
45th among the other states in the
illiteracy of children over 10 years of
The measures to be considered are;
1. To establish an eight months school
term throughout the state.
2. To limit the work of children un
der 16 to eight hours a day, six days
3. To require children between 14
and 16 years of age to complete the
fourth grade before leaving school.
Boyibus kissibus sioeeti girlorum,
Girlibus likibus icanti some morum,
Dadibus hear loudi soundorum,
Kickibus boyibus out the front
CLASS IN CARPENTRY IN
Try This on Your Wooden Leg
Once a big molicepan
Saw a bitty lum
Sitting on a surh-cone
Chewing gubber rum—
“Hi!” said the molicepan,
“Won’t you sive me gum'?”
“Tinny on your niutype,”
Said the bitty lum.
Oh! Oh! Oh!
-Manual Arts Weekly, Los Angeles,
School Supported by Federal, State and
Municipal Funds—Growing in Popu
larity Each Season
SEVERAL MECHANICAL CLASSES
WRITES FROM COLLEGE
Passes Exams and Makes Pi Phi Sorori
ty—Miss Willie Hall Has Letter
From Dorothy Lea
The following is an excerpt from a
letter Miss IV. T. Hall received from
“Our exams just finished. Such a
relief! I’ve never dreamed of such
hard exams. They were simply fierce.
Thank goodness, I wasn’t disqualified,
and I made pledge grades so I’ll be
initiated as a full-fledged member of
the Pi Phi Fraternity! It will be a
grand feeling not to be merely a pledge
“My wife explored my pockets last
“What did she get?”
“About the same as any other explor
er—enough material for a lecture.”—
“If you were condemned to die, what
kind of a death would you choose?”-
“Old age!” —Northwestern Purple
Do you ever go to a movief
Well, I guess you do.
Did you ever have a little boy
A-sittin’ back of you;
A’sittin’ on Ms mother’s knee
And leanin’ fonvard, too.
With a lolly-pop that often came
Perilously close to you?
Did you enjoy the 'picture.
With- his questions coming fast?
He seemed a permanent fixture.
Silence!—Ah, 'will it last?
Silence!—‘Alama, what’s that?”
“Mama, look at the funny hat;”
“Yes, dear, I know; but it’s time to go.”
Silence!—Joy came o’er me stealin’.
Gee, ain’t it a gran’ an’ glorious feelin’?
The seniors of the Manual Arts High
School, Los Angeles, California, stage a
clever dress-up day every year. The
following is taken from the Manual
Dazzling the student body with a
riotous assortment of wild colors, the
Senior A’s gave their much anticipated
dress-up-day assembly in consecutive as
semblies last Thursday. The school ex
pected much and got it. After two
months of wild rehearsals accompanied
by raving and tearing of hair the act
was finally put on.
The act opens with a Turkish street
scene and most of the action takes place
Slieik Phil Snyder approaches off
stage followed by forty or fifty sundry
ladies in waiting. He calls for enter
tainment and gets it first by a dance of
A “nize beby” story,- a dialogue, a bit
of tango, and several skits made up the
rest of the program.
At the vocational training school at
Mclver this spring, a class in carpen
try has been added to the other depart
The school is supported by the fed
eral, state and municipal funds and is
growing in popularity each season. Rob
ert M, Scott is director of the school
and at the present time has an enroll
ment of 125 students.
Walter D. Mackeith has charge of
the architectural class. The course in
cludes planning,' designing, drafting and
writing of specifications. Mr. Mackeith
was formerly a member of the Marquett
University faculty aud is recognized as
one of the leading architects of the
The plumbing class is under the di
rection of 'W. N. Jenning, w-hile 'SV. P.
Donaldson is in charge of the lead pip
ing class. The class in electricity is
under the direction of Harold L. Ross,
while Harry Bedell instructs in steam
LOCAL BOY SCOUTS HAVE
ACTIVE DAY FEBRUARY 8
Baptist Scouts Give Mother and Son
Banquet at Graystone—Episcopalians
Clean Up Church Grounds
Tuesday, February 8, was an active
day for the local Boy Scouts. Each
troop did something to help improve
the community in which it is located.
The Scouts from the First Baptist
Church gave a “Mother and Son ban
quet” at Camp Graystone.
.The troop of the Holy Trinity Epis
copal Church cleaned up the church
grounds. As the building has been re
paired recently the Scouts had a busy
Other troops helped in various ways
to improve their communities.
A little boy attended a high school
football game last Thanksgiving and
that evening before crawling into bed
he knelt down, bowed his head and
“God bless Pa.
God bless Ma.
God bless Sister.
Rah, rah, rah!”
—Maroon and White.