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May 6, 1927
SENIORS AT BANQUET
The Affair Took Place in the
South and Spencer Din
ARABIAN SCENERY USED
Miss Rosalie Wiley, of Sandburg was
Toastmistress, and Mrs. Kuch, of
Wilmington Did Honors
Semester 5 Juniors.
Saturday, May 7, 5:30 P. M.
For an evening's entertainment.
SCOUTS TO HOLD RALLY
IN AYCOCK AUDITORIUM
The Junior-Senior banquet was held
at N. C. C. W. Saturday night, April
23. This affair took place in the South
and Spencer dining halls which were
beautifully decorated. The toastmis-
tresses welcomed approximately 1,000
The scenery was of Arabia, Ali Baba’s
cave. Miss Sosalie Wiley, of Salis
bury, was toastmistress in South and
in Spencer dining hall Miss Kuck, of
Wilmington, did the honors. Both were
gowned in Arabian costumes. The fol
lowing numbers were heard:
The Voice of the Minaret; toast to
the elder sister; the sultan’s dancers,
and many other delightful pieces.
The girls received as favors silver bud
vases with red rosebuds and the men
black embossed leather cases bearing
the seal of N. C. C. W. The juniors
had been working on this affair for
several weeks, but not until 8 :30 o’clock
Saturday night did the persons not con
cerned with the planning know what
form of entertainment would take
Captains Say Girls Have Been Work
ing Hard on Tests and
By G. Todd
LARGE NUMBER TO GET BADGES
Girl Scouts of Greensboro will hold
a city-wide rally, Friday night. May 6.
The Aycock auditorium will be the
scene of the rally. All the scout cap
tains say that their girls have been
working hard on tests and merit badges.
There are 90 scouts in Greensboro
and of this number several will be com
missioned as first class scouts. A large
number will receive second class badges
and tenderfoot pins. Besides these
honors the captains expect to award
merit badges to a large number of
JOHN HARRY SIKES, ’23
IS NEW YORK REPORTER
WINSTON-SALEM HI IS WINNER
OF CLASS A IN STATE CONTEST
(Continued from Page One)
chorus, baud, and orchestra contests,
which were held Friday.
Contests were held Thursday morn
ing for baritone, bass, tenor, contralto,
and soprano; for class A, over 500 stu
dents, and class B, under 500 students,
in the recital hall. At the same time,
the contests for violin, violincello, cor
net, string quartet, brass quartet, bass
voice, and boy’s unchanged voice, were
held in the students’ building. At the
close of the contests, supervisors held
a conference to discuss the morning’s
At 2 o’clock there was a contest of
piano-playing in the recital hall; and
the girls’ quartet, and mixed quartet
contested in the students’ building.
The contestants in the day’s events
were guests of N. C. . W. at a concert
at 8:30 o’clock in the Odell Memorial
At 8 o’clock, in the Odell Memorial
hall at G. G., Friday morning, girls’
glee club, class A and B ; boys’ glee club,
class A and B; and mixed chorus, class
B, contested, and at 2 o’clock in the
afternoon, orchestras in class B, and
bands in class B; mixed chorus, in
class A, started the program; and
orchestras in class A and B, and all the
larger bands and orchestras combined
in playing, finished the two-day con
test, Friday night, at 8 o’clock.
.John Harry Silkes, a graduate of G.
H. S. in ’23, is one of the reporters
assigned to the Snyder-Gray murder
trial, now under way in New York. He
is a reporter for the Flushing Journal,
where he was employed shortly after
going to New York several weeks ago.
Miss Tillett Committee Member
Miss Laura Tillett, head of the Eng
lish department of G. H. S., has been
made a member of the committee on
constitutions of the advisers’ division
at the Columbia University Intersco-
lastic Press Association. The meeting
is to be held May 7 in New York City.
Miss Tillett is unable to attend.
Now, “Speaking of Operations,”
that’s a good book; you should read
it sometime, but that hasn't a thing to
do with the faults I find in G. H. S.
Of course, it ain’t my place to go
around picking jmur alma mater to
pieces, but it’s my alma mater, too, so
I’m just picking my part to pieces.
First, there ain’t no consideration
in the faculties’ hearts for the student.
They ring the old bell every fifteen min
utes and a feller is no more than well
asleep before it ding-dongs right into
his dreams—at the place he’s just hav
ing a swell feed, or if he’s built that
romantic way, he’s just about to kiss
the princess of Bozywooka, whose ol’
man is about to kick out and leave her
the whole Kingdom. It is useless, of
course, to say that she is beautiful, this
being a fictitious bit of nonsense. Her
brothers, the Duck of Zookabooka—but
that is only a busted dream; why dis’-
cuss it further? Drat that bell!
And, too, nobody can be sure he ain’t
goin' to get caught goin’ up town to
dinner any more. Somebody’s always
takin’ my appetite away by sayin’, just
as I enter Mikes’ Weenie Stand,
“There’s Mr. Phillips’ Ford.” My heart’s
givin’ out on me, too, because every
time I get behind the hand-ball court
to take a drag of a weed, somebody
says something about what the Stu
dent Council did for so-and-so for doing
the same thing.
The teachers ain’t human no more,
either; they give us lessons over the
week-end and actually expect us to get
them up. What, I ast you, is the world
coming to? The other day one of my
teachers got real mad when I got in
a fight on class. She was a new teach-
DANCERS AT G. H. S., ATTENTION!
You are invited to attend a reg
ular “Ole Timey” square dance,
Saturday, May 7, at 8 o’clock. The
girls promise a good time to those
who attend. This dance is not to
be a money-making pi’oposition
only a sfall fee will be charged.
This is to pay for the “fiddlin’.”
Under auspices of Girls’ Mono
OPEN TO PUBLIC MAT 2
MR. AARON PIERCE
LECTURES AT G.C.
Illustrated Lecture Given on
Thursday, May 5, to Large
Number of Students
SPEAKER IS AUTHOR ALSO
Mr. Aaron Pierce, zoology instructor
at Duke University, lectured at Greens
boro College, Thursday evening. May 5,
at eight o’clock. The lecture was illus
trated throughout. A large number of
iiigh school and college students were
Mr. Pierce was formerly of Wiscon
sin University. Not alone does he give
illustrated lectures, but he has writ
ten several scientific books.
Held in Connection With Trade Week
as Stimulant For Local Dealers.
The Merchant’s Exposition opened
May 2. The opening took place in a
big tent located between Pluntley-Stock-
ton-IIill, and the O. Henry Hotel.
The exposition is being held in con
nection with trade week in order to ac-
(luaint the residents of Greensboro and
surrounding communities with the lo
cal merchants and the wares they have
Entertainments are offered to every-
one attending the exposition.
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er, though—and I guess she’ll learn.
Maybe someday they’ll try to establish
order all over the school. Now won’t
that be some heckuvamess?
Well, I have one consolation. If
these drastic changes don’t come with
in the next ten years I’ll be safely grad
uated, and out of the way, but its your
turn to pity me if it’s less.
High school boys 18 years or
older have an opportunity to ren
der a patriotic service and at the
same time earn some spending
money by enlisting in the National
Guard. Pay ranges from $87.00
to $237.40 annually. One drill
each week (Monday nights). En
joyable 15-day encampment at
historic Fort Moultrie during the
summer. A splendid vacation
free and with pay. Why not in
vestigate? Talk it over with
Captain Faulconer or Lieutenant
Patterson any Monday night at
the Armory, World War Memo
SOUTHERN EDITORS ATTEND
CONVENTION IN LEXINGTON
(Continued from Page Three)
iiam H. Brown, professor of psychology,
Washington and Lee University, and
“The Ethics of Publications,” by Dr.
Albert Levitt, professor of law, Wash
ington and Lee University, were given
Saturday morning. After these the
meeting broke up into discussion groups.
A trip to Natural Bridge was on the
program for Saturday afternoon. A
banquet Saturday evening, April 23,
closed the convention. It was given at
university dining hall at 7:30 o’clock.
Here the awards were presented by
Dr. Henry Louis Smith.
Mrs. Mary S. Ashford, faculty ad
viser of High Life, Dick Burroughs,
business manager, Ed Davant, as
sistant manager, Plenry Biggs and
Louis Brooks, of Homespun, represent
ed G. H. S. at the convention.
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The glee clubs, orchestra and band
of G. H. S., with the musical students
of the grammar school of Greensboro,
gave a concert at the Odell Memorial
Building May 4, 5. On Wednesday,
May 4, the vocal concert was given
and on Thursday, May 5, the instru
mental concert was given. This con
cert was given to celebrate Music
Greensboro, N. C.
A big track meet at the Stadium
opened Boys’ week, Saturday, April 22.
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