“HIGH" LIFE, FEBRUARY 24, 1922
“FOE A BETTER G. H. S.’
Founded by the class of ’21
ficant at first, but a second thought
reveals to us that these little things
I are the real stepping stones to
It seems also that a few have
— — — thoughtlessly borrowed others’ books
Published Every Other Week by the Students of the Greensboro High School, in order to save themselves the
~ ~ ' trouble of carrying their own home
Acceptance for change of name from The Sage to High Life with entry to study each day. Besides this
as second-class matter at the Greensboro, N. C. postoffice, now pending. being careless to take a fellow class-
Acceptance for mailing 'at special rate of postage provided for in section ® books while he is either ab
1103, Act of October 3, 1917, authorized December 10, 1920.
5 cents per copy .
..50 cents the School Year
Paul Cansey ...
. Managing Editor
sent or not looking, it often causes
that person to have to pay for books.
While speaking of books, we may
say that recently students have be
come so interested in books which
they are reading that they mechan
ically leave the library without hav
ing them checked up. When one
comes across a book which looks like
it might have such an effect upon
Athletic Editor reader, the most sensible thing
would be to check it up at once, for
Assistant Editor ' this causes great trouble in the
Alumni Editor library and also books have been
Circulation Manager ^
BOYS AND GIELS OF THE CITY SCHOOLS
In our opinion it will pay you to investigate our Fail and Winter
and learn the prices which are just as attractive as the styles. No
use talking THERE IS NO BETTER PLACE TO BUY SHOES
J. .M. .HENDRIX .& .COMPANY
“The Home of Good Shoes”
223 S. Elm Street
Greensboro, N. C.
Clinton Jackson Assistant Business Manager
Carmel Ferguson Assistant Managing Editor
Elizabeth Simpson Assistant Assigning Editor
Mar"jOTie'^Bkfr'^° | Assistant Athletic Editor! Why study English? That ques-J
Elizabeth Transou Assistant Circulation Manager i f!!,” i lobby of a hotel in Washington with
did as he was requested and asked
Bok to dine with him the next day.
All of these things, tho’ small,' started this collection when he was
are classed as dishonest. Is G. H. . seven with a letter or two from men
S. going to stand for them ? ! who were not so very important.
—Carmel Ferguson. i Now it is one of the most complete
I sets of autographs in the world.
WHY WE STUDY ENGLISH j There were different ways which
he met and became acquainted with
— ^'dreds of times by English students., ^ ^
Look and see who makes this paper possible by advertising in it and ^nd why indeed? Why'study some- ^ ^^ques or is signa ure,
tben trade with them. uninter-
. - ■ ■ - esting, and that is of no vital im-
(portance to us?
EDITORIAL Most of us study English bec.mse
It may be noted that Clyde Hen
derson broke his nose at Charlotte.
We all are very sorry for Clyde with
that bandage around his breathing
organ. A broken nose is next to a
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The prospects for track this
year are very good. Andy Bell con
tends that he will reduce that record
of 4.55 minutes for a mile consider
ably. We have many good reasons
for believing Andrew and wish to
give him our best support.
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If the staff thinks that “High”
Life has a rather small number of
newspaper reports this week, let
’em think. The paper is in the hands
of two English classes for one time,
and it “aint” none o’ their business.
The janitor is having a mighty
easy time in room 101 these days.
Coats and sweaters wipe up all the
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Miss Summerell’s notice 'on the
board a few days ago, read like this,
“Are you the insane idiot that keeps
dropping bits of paper on our floor?
If you are, we are hot on your trail.”
That afternoon the floor was clean
as “King George’s Palace.”
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Probably the student body of
G. H. S. has forgotten the approach
ing Junior-Senior Reception. The
Juniors are going to give ’em a good
time though, even if we have to clean
stair steps for the money.
Kipling, who presented Bok a copy of
“If” in his own handwriting taught
it is in the iurdralum,’and'required ' P«ker and
for graduation. We probably look ' hundred dollars by teaching
. .1 I him t.nn ■wpII. TTp nlsn knpw nprsriTi-
that these should not he necessary, i Ppon it as a necessary evil. ! also knew person-
Now, there is a loop-hole of argm ‘here are two sides to every , Longfellow,
ment that all students do not possess a ^question. Did you ever think, ser-1 Berber Brooks, Tremont. Roose-
very high sense of responsibility.' ronsly, of the other side, of this ques- ‘’ “ind many more men than it
Perhaps not, but why not develope! “on? Of the advantages of studying Possible to tell about here,
this side of a person’s character an^d English, and of being able to know ' 'jhich are told about in his auto-
life as well as the intellectual side, i ^^d appreciate good literature when ;
There is no question that this sense you see or hear it. Clinton Jackson,
of responsibility will be used, and is ^o one can deny the fact that a
used more each day than “book i knowledge of English is an asset in ■ WALKERTOWN SPANKS G. H. S.
learning.” School is supposed to be uny business. The most piaoticalj REAL GAME
an institution to prepare its students business man, in order to discharge j
to face the outside problems of life '''oil his various business and social, Qn Saturday ni^^ht Feb. 11th
and how much better it would be for obligations must know something of Greenbsoro High School second team
every school boy and girl to learn the Enghsh and pod literature. :
one great thing during their school Then, too, in the study of English, kertown outfit despite the the suhsti-
days and that one thing to be a we learn something ahpt our ances- jiUons of several first sti-ing men
sense of honor. This honor can only i bometning or their thoughts , score was 27 to 20 The game
obtained in some students by feeling and aspirations. We also get an in-! ..y”' floor while
the responsibility of honor. sight into the private life of such j only ^ witnessed’the de-
It has been said that manv rounds great men as Shakespeare and Mil-' fgj,j
make a ladder.” Perhaps the hot- ton, which cannot help but prove ^
tom round ’ of this ladder, is stu--inspiring^ and Walkertown drew first blood
dent government in the school room. But, abo\e all else, we are enabled Haht off iKp -tpcI kmf r k
If a class can conduct itself during ‘o become better citizens, if we are! Greensboro
A LITTLE BOY’S WASHINGTON
was not to be outdone and after
absence of a teacher then they i acquainted with the great men of ^
cooperate with any big group of literature can speak correctly, and . several nnima R„i vw.i
can cooperate with any big group ot literature can speaK correctly, ana . ^ 'But due to'Wah
people in conducting themselves in know and lo\e good literature. ^ ^ kprtmun’« i * j-
life. If there is one! maybe two or i can more easily and confidentlv per- The -Tept no . Z h r
three in a class who feel that their form our duty to our city, to our Pomt by point and at
“good time has come” when a teacher state, and to our nation,
leaves the room, they should be dealt
with by the students themselves
There is no reason why the stu
dents of G. H. S. cannot be thrown
on their own responsibilities and de-
velope as high a standard of honor
as any other high school or college
in the U. S.
“The Americanazation of Edward
Bok” is one of the widest read and
most popular books in America today.
The story is written by Bok him
self in the third person. He tells
the end of the half the score was
11 to 7 in Walkertown’s favor. Wag
oner starred for Walkertown in this
half while Swift with his foul shoot-
ing did stellar work for Greensboro.
In the second half the Walker
town quint found themeselves and i..
spite of the fact that three of Greens-
.eu- I J I • X *1- I AT- first string were put in thev
of his hard working father and moth- , ° r\ ^ i
u u 1 • AT. continued to score. Due to the fact
er who brought him across the ^ cr i
A AT A- • AT T- r 1 • '•'cre was a mixture of first and
Atlantic in the hope of making more ■ ai i i i
A • T XT xr , second string men the play laced team
money in America. In New York j ttj- ^ tJ ,, i
age of three he enters a w; iV , Wiggins did all of
age ot thiee He enteis a
■ ™ riod while Britton and Gooden
OUR EATING PLACE
Since we have good service at the
cafeteria and plenty of time to get
our lunch and eat it, we should guard
against the confusion in the lines.
We should keep in mind that our
visitors take notice of the way we
conduct ourselves in our lunch room.
In the cafeterias down town we do
not find confusion or loud talking.
It is more like our homes. And,
after finishing our meal, we do not
find trays scattered over the floor.
Now that we have nice, new trays,
let’s keep them nice.
The one big thing that should be
in every high school in America to
day, is student government. Why
should it be necessary to debate and
argue whether it is best to have
student Government? It has ben
necessary heretofore to listen day in,
and day out to perpetual “don’ts”
There is no doubt that these “Don’ts”
have been necessary, but every stud
ent should feel the responsibility too
keenly upon himself of his own work
showed up well for the Gate City
boys. The game ended Jw'ith the
score 27 to 20 in Walkertown’s favor.
CLASS BASKET BALL
Following up the talk made by the j at the
principal a few days ago in chapel ; public school. Altho he knows no
we will strive to back him up in English at first he soon leads the
what he said on honesty in the class in all his studies,
school. His father dies when Edward is
Honesty is, perhaps, the most i seven years old, leaving no money
carelessly abused of all the elements for the support of his mother,
of the human character. Carelessly, Young Bok soon got a position in
I say, because there is no person a telegraph office where he met and
who would want to be called dis- became acquainted with John Gould. ^^^st two or three weeks
honest. Who would not resent the He dabbled a little in Wall Street but some interest has been shown in class
very word? What is more distaste- after a narrow escape from losing basket ball but G. H. S. is not up to
ful than a dishonest young man or | his money he gives it up and gets ■ In class spirit and enthiisi-
young woman? a position in the Doubleday, Page ^sm.
There are so many little things Publishing Company. , The Freshmen class is so well rep-
that we human beings come into' After rising high in this and! resented that it has been necessary to
contact with every day that are not: working in other publishing houses : niake two teams, the Sophomores and
dishonest when looked upon from he finally comes to Philadelphia and have comparatively good
the outside. In other words, the ' comes under the employment of i and the Seniors have none,
tnath is “sugar coated” and we j C. P. Curtis, at that time owner I Friday night, 11th, the Freshmen
taste only the sweet. | and editor of the “Ladies Home ■ defeated the Juniors on the first game
A few athletic tickets have been Journal.” Bok soon after-wards i ®^ries in the score of 28 to 11.
distributed among people outside of marries Mai-y Curtis, daughter of j Saturday, the second Freshmen team
the school. Of course this is done j his employer. defeated the Sophomores by a score
to accomodate certain friends of the | When Bok took charge of the i
giver, but this instance involves the , “Journal” it was putting out about j Watch the bulletin board for the
old principles of honesty. These 1200 copies a month. The story of; riext game and support
tickets are issued to high school j how he increased the circulation to : team, they need it!—Jack Bray
students only, and are to be used ' 2,000,000 copies although too long —*
at the game for which they were | to tell here is well worth the reading John: Skies are often dark and
issued. These, laws are frequently i in his book. ; hopes are often broken,
violated. In themselves, these little ! Bok's pet hobby was the gathering | Tom: Yep, especially on Latin and
things may seem small and insigni- j of autographs of famous men. He i Geometry classes.
Ever’ time ’at I ’have bad
An’ do things on th’ sly,
My mom tells me ’out Washin’-
’At never tol’ a lie.
She says he had a hatchet
With a edge both sharp an’ new,
An’ he had a eye fer mischief
Like all us fellers do.
An’ his dad he had a cherry
’Twas in th’ spring, they say,
Jes’ when the tree was growin’
I spQc’ ’twas ’bout in May.
But Washin’ton he never stopped
Ter think it over yet.
He tuk his hatchet to that tree
An’ cut it down, you bet!
An’ ’nen his paw called out ter
“Who cut that there tree dow'n?”
An’ George he said no lie he’d
His paw said “I’ll be boun’!”
“I cannot tell er lie,” George
Well, I don’t neither—much,
Cept wen I been mean ’an
’N’ all that kind er stuff.
But guess I’ll try bard ter be
An onward path I’ll trod,
But I ’raagine Heaven’s lone
Jes’ Washin’ton—’n’ God.
CHARLOTTE DEFEATS G.
31 to 36
The Greensboro High School bas
ket hall quint lost to the Charlotte
team, Feb. 8, by the score of 31 to
36. The game was played in the
local Y. M. C. A. which was well
crowded. W. E. Giles’ All Southern
Syncopaters entertained before the
game and between the halves.
The game started off with Greens
boro rushing and all during the first
half it looked as though the Gate City
lads had the game. Daniels tallied
freqeuntly making 3 field goals dur
ing the first half. Henderson for
Greensboro made some pretty shots
from near the center of the floor.
Harrell for Charlotte did most of his
team’s scoring during this period
with 2 field goals and five foul goals
to his credit. Brown also showed ud
well for the Queen City Boys. The
first half ended with the score 19 to
13 in Greensboro’s favor.
In the second half the game took
on a different aspect with the Queen
City hoys playing aggressive ball-
The Queen City boys did some beau
tiful work during the last half and
due to their consistent shooting they
crept up and overcame Greensboro’s
lead and when the half ended they
were shown to be on the big end
of a 36 to 31 score.
Bill: I believe I will run for class
president next term.
Dick: Well you better go out to the
fairground race track and practice up.
In the tardy room.
Miss Wiley: Charley go see what
time it is.
Charley, after looking: Yes’m it’s
half past four.
^ Miss Wiley going to be sure: Why
its only four o’clock!
Charley: It doesn’t do any good to-
lie to that teacher.