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    “HIGI-I” LIFE, OCTOBEK 14tli, 1921
Page Five
OUR LIBRARY
The library this year is being conducted
under the capable management of Mrs.
Smith, 'vvho spent the summer in catalog
ing the books.
A number of new books liave been placed
on the shelves, some of which are Well’s
Outline of History, Modern Democracies
by Bryce, Beard and Beard’s History of
the United States and Will’s Salvaging
Civilization.
It is very seldom now that the students
of G. H. S. have to refer to books in the
City Librai’y as our library is so well
equipped that it affords information of al
most any type. Books can be easily found
in the library if the rules that have been
posted are carefully read. If you cannot
find the information that you are looking
for, one of the librarians is always glad
to help you.
The library does not only have a splen
did selection of books, but the magazines
are worth reading. Some of the most ex
cellent magazines in the country are al
ways on hand in there, as: The Outlook,
Literary Digest, The Geographical- Maga
zine, The World’s Work, The Independent,
The American, The New Republic, Popular
Science, The American City and North
Carolina Education. A vacant period
spent reading one of these magazines will
be time ■well spent.
raberhorst to coach
GREENSBORO 1921 TEAM
Coach Harry Rabenhorst, for four years
the star of Wake Forest’s varsity, has
charge of the athletics in the Greensboro
High School. He has turned out, if the
first two games can be taken as a fair in
dication, a team wdrich will be strong com
petitors for State scholastic championship
honors.
Mr. Rabenhorst played on the Wake Fo;r-
est football team four years, acting as
coach for two seasons.
lie probably holds the record of the
world’s largest punt. In the Wake Forest-
A. & E. game, 1920, he punted the ball in
the air 87 vards.
Mrs. Parks and Junie Parks, Mr. A. L.
Purrington, Mr. Charlie Phillips, Mr. Leon
ard, Miss Tyre, Miss Killingsworth, Messrs.
Bob and Bill Giles, Mr. C. G. Harrison, Mr.
Tom Glascock.
DELIGHTFUL D. D. D. DOINGS
On Friday night the D. D. D.’s with
their friends gathered together to have a
jolly good time—and you know what that
means.
- After meeting at the home of “Skinny
Wynne,’ they -went to “Hieone” for a
steak roast.
Immediately after arriving, the crowd
set about preparing for a huge bon-fire and
sticks on which to roast the meat. Then a
jolly bunch gathered around the fire and
cooked supper.
After supper everyone joined in singing
some jolly songs. By the order of Coach
Rabenhorst, they were obliged to leave
early. Everyone declared they had a fine
time.
Among those present were “Skinny”
Wynne and Neal Jones, Grey Fetter and
Max Barnhardt, Mildred Morrison and
Jack Stafford, Margaret Pickard and Pete
Pearce, Prances Harrison and Andrew
Bell, Ruth Underwood and Jiggs Murray,
Carolyn Glascock and Jeff Fordham, Mil
dred Little and Lapsley Smith, Mary Den
ny and Peyton Neal, Frances Rankin and
Hubert Rawlins, Helen Shanks and Walter
Cox, Jimmy Wilkins, Harold Sebum.
Chaperones were Mr. and Mrs. Guy Phil
lips, Mr. and Mrs. Rabenhorst, Mr. and
MR. W. M. YORK AT HARVARD
Mr. William York, athlete, orator, teach
er and gentleman, who won the esteem and
respect of everyone in Greensboro, has left
his duties at G. H. S. to take up the study
of law at the Harvard Law School.
For two years Mr. York labored with us,
not only in teaching history but in other ac
tivities. This year we cannot help missing
one who was always so faithful, and always
too willing to help.
Mr. York was a competent athletic coach,
having coached our basketball, football and
track teams last year. He was greatly in
terested in all the athletics of our school
and did much to promote better sports.
He was one of the coaches for the debat
ing teams and he was as faithful and tire
less in this work as in his athletic work,
as a coach.
This year although we are fortunate, in
deed, to secure such competent teachers
and coaches, we cannot help but report that
Mr. York is found among the list marked
“missing.”
This year he has gone to Harvard Uni
versity to study law. For a man who has
never knoAvn the meaning of “defeat” we
do not doiibt that anything but the most
successful year of his school life awaits
him at Harvard.
THE PEACEMAKER OR “THE
VIOLIN”
Little Elsa had always wanted a violin.
Daddy had promised her one on her
seventh birthday, but the baby got sick
and he said she’d have to wait. You see,
daddy had four others who wanted things
too. Besides “Mumsy”, there were her
three baby brothers and her sixteen-year-
old sister. It seemed to Elsa that sister
“got everything”, but Mumsy would al
ways say, “Just wait, dear, when you’re
finishing high school and having beaus,
you’ll get more too. Sister just has to have
new things for all the other girls are get
ting them”. Elsa tried to wait, but it was
a hard job. She was old enough to know
how daddy strained to meet all the bills
and she knew sister made lots that were
unnecessary. ’ ’
Mumsy’s sister, Elsa’s aunt Rhea, lived
in the big home on the hill. She never
came to see Mumsy and her little nieces and
nephews, for she had never forgotten that
Mumsy married a poor man—“a man be
neath her class.” You see, mother had
just finished college and was the belle of
the little town, when she fell in love with
young Henry Dale, a clerk in her father’s
bank. Just two months after she had run
away and married him, her father had died,
leaving her and Rliea orphans—for their
mother had been dead several years. When
the will was opened, to Henry and his
young wife’s dismay, they had been left
one dollar by the old man. He had disin
herited his younger daughter! But they
were in love and upon that foundation they
had built their home.
Aunt Rhea had never married and al
ways lived in the big house with her ser
vants. She had never taken any notice of
any of her sister’s children and she was very
much surprised one day when Elsa came
up to the house ,on the hill. She acted very
cool at first but before long the child had
foun da place in the woman’s heart. She
could not resist the sweet, childish prattle,
nor look sternly in those sweet blue eyes.
Elsa reminded her so much of her own
little sister thirtj" years before.
She asked the child many questions and
found that her sister and family were not
faring so well financially. Unconscious of
the fact Elsa had told lier Iioav daddy liad
to work at nights ’cause sister had to have
class pins, an annual and graduating
clothes. She told how motlier sewed for
extra money and how they had to have
the telephone taken out because they didn’t
feel able to pay for it. She also told how
she’d had to do without her violin.
At the mention of violin Aunt Rhea was
all attention. Her little sister had loved a
violin and had learned to play most beau
tifully. Where was her violin?—the one
father had brought from Italy. (Little
did she suspect Mumsy had sold it long be
fore sister came.) She learned that the
child had talent, but no way to develop it.
The child went home—but she had
aroused memories in her aunt’s mind—
memories which were to stay. That night
Aunt Rhea could not sleep. She tried to
tell herself she was weak to let this child’s
prattle influence her in this way. B\it by
moruing she had come to many conclusions,
many resolutions.
The next afternoon Mumsy was very
much surprised to see Aunt Rhea’s car stop
before their liumble cottage. But she was
more than surprised when Rhea rushed up
the steps and took her in her arms crying,
' ‘ Forgive me, Helen! I never knew you
were having to work and do things like
this!” She had noticed the sowing her sis
ter had in her lap and she knew it to be a
dress for one of her friends. After she felt
that she liad been forgiven for her cruelty
to her little sister all these years she called
to her chauffeur.
He came—and in his hand was a violin.
Mumsy sprang from her seat crying, “My
violin! Oh, Rhea, you darling. Where
did you get it?”
But Rhea held her away saying, “No,
Helen, not your’s now—but your little
daught(Tr’s—the peace-maker. ’ ’
—Gladys Holland. ’
AN EYE OPENER
The day wore on.
What did it wear?
The close of day.
HI-Y CLUB ORGANIZED
On the night of October 7th, 1921, seven
boys from the High school, and four men
met at the Y. M. C. A. at 6 o’clock, for the
piirpose of organizing a Hi-Y Club. Mr.
Vail of Charlotte, N. C., was there to give
the purpose of the Hi-Y Club and to get
them organized. Mr. Vail has had wide
experience in this work.
It was through the efforts of Mr. Casper
that this club was organized. Mr. Ed
wards was unanimously elected leader of
the chib. The purpose of the club is to
teach boys clean speech, clean living and
clean thinking and help the other fellow.
This club meets every Friday night at the
Y. M. C. A. at 6:15 and has a supper after
which a study of the Bible is taken up.
The men present were Mr. Vail, Mr. Cas
per, Mr. Sharpe, and Mr. Edwards. The
boys present were Hubert Rawlins, James
Wilkins, Harold Sebum, Edwin Pearce,
Worth Williams, Robt. Williams, and Robt.
Irvin. The boys present at this meeting
are enrolled as charter members. The elec
tion of officers was deferred until the next
meeting.
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