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Mrs. L. H. Martin spoke on “Moral
Training of the Child in the Home” at
tile Caldwell Parent-Teacher’s meeting
on March 10. After devotional exer
cises by G. T. McSwain, principal, the
girls’ and hoys’ glee club gave several
OF GUILFORD COUNTY
HELD SAT., MARCH 12
NEW BOOKS IN
The glee club of the Training School
gave a program for the freshmen of the
college on Thursday, March 10. Miss
Millie Fristad, of the school of music,
is director of the club.
Delegates Chosen to Send to
State Association Scheduled
For March 25-26
Essentials of Teaching Outlined by Pro-
fessor Malcolm G. Little, Speaker of
the Day—Music Program Given
The Slosson art exhibit was shown
Thursday and Friday night, March 17,
18. There are 200 reproductions of the
most famous pictures in the world.
Thursday evening the primary grades
gave the program in connection with
the pictures. On Frida yevening the
grammar grades were in charge of the
Margaret Johnson i.s the new editor
of Aycock-A-Doodle-Doo. Billy Edger-
ton is the new assistant editor.
The annual athletic meet at Aycock
-School was held on Thursday, March 17,
between the two teams, the Blues and
Beds. The Blues won with the score
FRESHMEN ELECT LEILA
GEORGE CRAM EDITOR
Harold Steed, Business Manager, Leon
ard Faulkner, Assistant Busi
The heads of the staff for the fresh
man issue of High Life have been ap
pointed. The freshman English teach-
ors saw fit to have the following stu
dents act as officials for their issue,
which comes out April 8:
Leila George Cram, editor-in-chief,
■session room 12.
Harold Steed, business manager, ses
sion room B2.
Leonard Faulconer, assistant busi
ness manager, session room 11.
Other editors and reporters will be
•chosen according to their accomplish
ments on the paper.
The March meeting of the Guilford
County unit of the State Teacher’s As
sociation was held at the county court
house Saturday morning, March 12.
The musical program was in charge
of Bankin School, which gave the fol
lowing selections: “Nature Song,”
Stults; “Cradle Song,” Brahms; “Just
a Tiny Ray of Sunshine,” Polk. The
ehorus was directed by Mrs. J. H. Scott,
who is the music teacher of that school.
At the business session the schools
were chosen who were to send dele
gates to the state association which is
to be held March 25-26. They were as
follows: McLeansville, Rankin, Besse
mer, Bonticella, Revolution, James
town, Brightwood, Colfax, Sumner, and
Plans were made for the county com
mencement to be held at N. C. C. W. on
May 7. The program consists of a
declamation contest, an address, a
musical program, and a luncheon for
the seventh grade.
I’rof. Malcolm G. Little, the speaker
of the day, outlined as essentials of
the profession of teaching: worthy
service, human efficiency, human life.
Undefeated, Gerald Johnson.
I Am a Woman and a Jew, Leak
The Plutocrat, Booth Tarkington.
The Art of Lawn Tennis, William
Benjamin Franlclin, Phillips Rus
Essays and Literary Studies,
Ballads and Lyrics, Margaret Wid-
Porto Bello Gold, Arthur Smith.
The Way of the Service, Fred
Collected Poems, E. A. Robinson.
ILew Hampshire, Robert Frost.
Poems hy a Little Girl, Hilda
SUBJECT OF DEBATE
ON FRIDAY, MARCH 18
McSwain and Stainback, Affirm
ative; Avery and Wei-
AN AFFIRMATIVE VICTORY
At Next Meeting the Question of Abol
ishing Present Criminal Court Sys
tem Will Be Discussed
WRITE FOR JOURNAL
Four N. C. C. Teachers Con
tribute to North Caro
APPEAR IN MARCH ISSUE
ROBERT MERRIT MAKES
GOOD COLLEGE RECORD
One of the Seventeen on the Honor
Roll, Also Made W. and L. De
GRADUATED FROM G. H. S. IN 1923
FOR WOMEN HOLDS MEET
Robert Merritt, who was graduated
from G. H. S. in ’23, has made a won
derful record at Washington and Lee
this year. He was one of the 17 to
make the honor roll and the only
Greensboro boy. Robert was one of
the four chosen to represent W. and L.
in the debates against various other
P^our members of the faculty of N.
C. C. and one senior have contributed
to the March issue of the Forth Caro
John T. Miller, of the department of
education, has written for the publica
tion, “A Brief Educational Resume and
Current Tendencies.” Miss Juanita Mc-
Dougold, of the summer school faculty,
has an article on the subject, “Stand
Ur. A. P. Kephart, principal of the
training school, discussed “Selecting
a Teacher” and P. L. Harriman, super
visor of English in the high school,
writes on “Plow Shall I Mark My Com
positions” and “Behaviorism; a New
Point of View,” in two separate articles.
Miss Ola Pdeming, of China Grove, a
senior of the college, comments on the
differences between old and new meth
ods of thinking under the title, “Then
Dr. Fred Morrison, of the faculty in
the school of education, gets editorial
comment in the teachers’ organ for the
revealing of new and interesting infor
mation on the financial side of the com
A debate on the query, “Resolved,
That North Carolina should adopt the
Australian Ballot” was the niain fea
ture of the meeting of PTiday, .18th.
In the absence of President McNairy
and Vice-I’resident Moore, the secre
tary called the meeting to order and
asked Henry Biggs to preside.
George McSwain, who was recently
elected toastmaster of the Triangular
Debate Banquet, to be held April 1st,
brieflly discussed something of the
plans for the occasion.
The debate was then called. George
McSwain and Edward Stainback up
held the affirmative while Settle Avery
and Henry Weiland argued the nega
tive. The chief point in favor of the
Australian ballot was the fact that the
possibility of bribery would be prac
tically eliminated. The judges ren
dered a decision of three to nothing in
favor of the affirmative.
A CHEWING GUM ROMANCE
When first he met her she was fair.
A rosebud nestled in her hair;
He breathed his love unto her there;
But she—she smiled a smile so fare—
She listened while he waged his suit,
He vowed her charms had made him
And tuned his passion on a lute;
And- she declared that it was “cute”—
At last she blushed and murmured
He wrapped her in a fond carees.
And she remarked: “ ’Tis time I guess
I saw about my wedding dress”—
It was announced that the program
for the next meeting would consist of
a bill for discussion, “Resolved, That
the present criminal court system
should be abolished and a court
modelled on the juvenile system be
CONFERENCE OF COUNTY
She strode in state adown the aisle
He met here with a happy smile,
I And they were wedded there, the while
She wept in pretty bridal style—
The ximerican Association of Women
held an informal tea and business meet
ing in the Spencer Building at N. C. C.
fo discuss the plans for the meeting
of the State Branch. King Cotton FIo-
tel is to be the headquarters. Miss Jane
Suimnerell, a former member of the
PL S. faculty, has charge of reser
REPORTER FOR HIGH LIFE
TALKS TO EDGAR GUEST
“Tell the G. H. S. Students I Want to
Talk to Them Next Time,”
Said Mr. Guest
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“Give all those girls my best re
gards,” said Edgar A. Guest at an in
terview with a High Life reporter at
the Odell Memorial building, Friday
night, March 12. When asked how he
was feeling, he exclaimed he was tired
and then smiled. Mr. Guest seemed
to be very elated over the lecture he
was soon to deliver. He was of a gay
disposition and his face lighted up
with smiles when he spoke. The
twinkle in his eyes was typical of his
poems. In his hands he carried two
volumes of his poems, making him ap
pear the typical poet. In closing, he
said, “Tell the high school pupils that
the next time I am in Greensboro I
hope I may come over there and talk
MR. ARCHER PLANS FOR
Legislation About Schools Enacted by
General Assembly During Re
SESSION HELD IN SENATE HALL
Wants to Make Newspaper Work More
Interesting—Hopes to Get Prominent
Speakers For Staff Meetings
PRESS REVIEW COPIES
POEM FROM HOMESPUN
The spring plans for the journalistic
course at G. II. S. are many. Frederick
Archer, superintendent of schools, is
planning to make the project of news
paper work more interesting and add
zest to it by having Mr. Lenoir Cham
bers of the Daily Neics to speak to the
newspaper staff. Also possibly Mr.
Louis Graves of the Chapel IIUl Weekly
Mr. Archer is planning to place sev
eral back copies of the Chapel Hill
Wceldy in the publication room. These
copies will be used for reference work.
A conference of North Carolina su
perintendents of county school systems
was called for Thursday, March 24,
by Mr. A. T. Allen, state superintendent
of public instruction. The sessions were
held in the senate hall of the capitol
building. The principal business was
the legislation enacted during the re
cent session of the general assembly
that affects the schools and the changes
made in the methods of operating coun
try school systems.
‘GOOSE HANGS HIGH” PRESENTED
AT ODELL BY SCHOOL ACTORS
Today I saw her down the way.
Three children, joyous, blithe and gay.
Were shouting in their happy play
And they were hers, I know, for they
He sat in stony silence.
As she calmly looked him o’er.
And marked, for his translation,
“D” and nothing more.
The sweat broke out upon his broWj
As oft it had before.
When graded on his math he found
A “D” and nothing more.
(Continued from Page One)
MISS ALMA BINZELL
INTERVIEWED MAR. 15
The February issue of the School
Press llcvietD reprinted a poem from
the last issue of Homespun. It wms
written by Tallulah Matheny, of the
class of ’27, and was called “Which I
Once upon a time there wms a wmman
wTio didn’t ask her husband for a fur
coat. She was a widow.-;—Tattler.
“Consent gladly, refuse finally, ]nm-
ish good-natiiredly, scold never, and
praise often,” quoted Miss Alma Bin-
zell to a High Life reporter in an in
terview, Tuesday, March 15. Miss Bin-
zell is a nationally known lecturer
dealing with psychological relations be
tween parents and children.
She show'ed much interest in the
school publications and asked for a
copy of High Life to be sent to her.
Mrs. Hiram Bell talked on Stone
Mountain Memorial IVednesday, March
16, at chapel period. She told how" chil
dren under 18 could, get their names on
ents are sacrificing that they may con
tinue in college amply disprove the be
lief that the younger generation is
thoughtless and selfish.
The dilemma in which Ingals found
himself brought sobs to several of the
audience, while the remarks of Ruth
Abbott, in the role of his mother-in-
lawq called forth repeated bursts of
Following is the cast in the order of
Bernard Ingals—Herbert Jones.
Mrs. Ingals—Jane Harris.
Noel Derb,v—Ernest Scarboro.
Leo Day—Charles McLees.
Rhoda—^Nannie Bell Clendenin.
Julia Murdoch—Elizabeth Boyst.
Mrs. Bradley—Ruth Abbott.
Hugh Ingals—Charles Mclver.
Ronald Murdoch—John Brown.
Lois Ingals—Nell Applewhite.
Bradley Ingals—Macon Crocker.
Dagmar Carroll—Miriam Block.
Elliott Kimberly—Paul Wimbish.
His head whirled fast and dizzily.
When told with fearful roar,
“Your average in English is
A ‘D’ and nothing more.”
At last entered history.
His spirit vcrecked and sore.
He faltered there and so received
A “D” and nothing more.
“Whatever you may be sure of
sure of this: that you are dreadfully
like other people.”—,/Gtmes Russell
His father, though, wms different, quite.
Beside the woodshed door.
“Aly son, you have received a ‘D,’
And I’ll add something more.”
■—The Trapeze, Roosevelt High School,
A GEOAIETRY PROBLEM
Proposition: If you love the girl,
then she loves you.
1. You love the girl and therefore
you are a lover.
2. All the world loves a lover.
3. Then all the wmrld loves you.
4. The girl is all the word to you.
o. Therefore, the girl loves you.
—The Orange and Black, Hanover, Pa.
“I guess I’ve lost another pupil,” said
the professor, as his glass eye rolled
dowm the kitchen sink.—The Techni
cian, Raleigh, N. C.