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“Just Out of College” is a comedy in
three ;ct.s, by George Ade. This play
has been selected as the senior class play.
'I'rvouts will be held on March 30 and 31,
in the high school auditorium under the
direction of directors Wunsch and Rowe.
Every senior is eligible. The play will
be given in the X. C. C. W. auditorium
on May 11 and 15.
Tryouts for Phyllis Penn's “Faces and
Cards" and Sarah Mendenhall's “Rough-
Shod” will be held in the high school
auditorium on Monday afternoon, March
21. These plays will be coached by their
authors and will be presented at X". C.
C. W. with Ruth Heath's “Masks Off'’ on
A])ril 23.
The “Workshop" has taken on of late
llie ai)poarance of a kindergarten filled
with playhouses. Members of the Dra
matics 1 class nave been handing in their
March work on miniature stage con
struction. Some of these miniatures are
especially good: Reverly Moore and John
Gillespie's Act I of “The Poor Nut”;
Margaret Hood's Act Ill of the same
play; Bill Byer's exterior scene; Frank
lin Morrison's set with curtains that
move by pulleys; John Thornton and
Frances Leak's futuristic stage with min
iature lights. Edmund 'Furner's stages
are real works of art.
The Greensboro High School Dramatic
Club has been invited to bring a one-act
play to a neighboring town late in April.
They will he given forty dollars for the
single jierforinance.
“Masks Off" is a, written by
Ruth Heath, with the setting in the small
kingdom of Roumania, on the Mediter
ranean coast. The cast is: Romance,
Catherine Duffy; Chris, a romantic young-
man, Vernon Patterson; Pamela 1 borne,
Thelma Miles; Dora, Frances Leak; Bob
by Thorne, John 'Fhornton; Countess
Karolyi, Melene Burroughs; Count Kar-
olyi, Beverly Moore; Jean, Ruth Simp
son; Leinsler, Le Grande .Tohnson; Gal
lardo, an officer, Floyd Mills. The play
is being coached by Ruth Heath, assisted
bv Mr. Wunsch and Mr. Rowe.
Historic old Spain.
Beautiful costumes.
Tambourines and castanets.
Dashing senoritas and thrill
ing romances.
Gallant senors and gay torea
An Irishman abroad.
An English governess in trou
And the Belle of Barcelona
engaged to a scheming nobleman.
An American lieutenant in
“The Belle of Barcelona.”
Banquet Will Be Held For De
baters on April 2 In G.H.
S. Cafeteria.
It Is To Be Given At The First
Presbyterian Church, Sat
urday Night, March 27.
Dr. H. A. Smith, Director of Religion
and Fine Arts at Boston University, is
coming to Greensboro for two days, Fri
day and Saturday, March 26 and 27,
under the ausTiices of the First Presby
terian church. On Saturday night Dr.
Smith will ])resent a pageant, “The
World of. Prayer."
He has written many hymnals, is rec
ognized as a master of religious page
antry, and the F'irst Presbyterian church
is delighted to have Dr. Smith here for
Ih.ese two days.
'I'he Greensboro High School debating
team is well under way. Mr. Farthing,
coach of the debating team, says: “G. H.
S. bas fine prospects for a winning team.
The boys are working hard to "cL in
shape. The negative team has its speeche.
in fill' 1 form, and are set. ready to go.
'the affirmative team is not yet ready
with its speeches, hut will soon have them
I)repared. The members are co-operat
ing heartily and giving each other some
hot questions and answers. Many g )od
discussions follow, and there is much
lively disagreeing between the two
banquet will be given A]iril 2 at the
High School Cafeteria in honor of the
Winston-Sa’em negative team which will
debate with the Greensboro affirmative
Greensboro's negative team will debate
wi ll the High Point team at High Point.
The affirmative team consists of Henry
Biggs and Llarry Gum]i; the negative,
of John Mebane and Edear Kuvkendall.
The Play “The Spirit of Reform” Was
Presented by the Pupils of
Caldwell School.
{Con!iiincd from patje our
On 'Wednesday, February 24th, Miss
Boyington, member of the G. H. S. fac
ulty returned from a trip to Washing
ton, D. C., where she attended the meet
ing of the National Educational As
At the convention Miss Boyington was
very much impressed by the discussion
which took place at a thrift booth, where
the man in charge spoke very favorably
on thrift in North Carolina.
He spoke of tlie progress already made
in this state toward the establishment
of bank accounts by the students. He
emphasized the importance of weekly
banking habits, and the part of the stu
dents, mentioning the fact that merely
having a bank account does not mean
that a person saves systematically.
Miss Boyington learned a great deal
in connection with the making of maps
and notebooks, both of which are being
emphasized in the teaching of civics and
Aside from tlie con\-ention a visit was
made to the Capitol where Congress
was in session, and MisS Boyington had
the pleasure of hearing a discussion in
which Senator Simmons, of North Caro
lina, took an active part. The bill had
to do with the inheritance tax, and it
vitally affected Duke University. The
money will be exempt from such a
only by peace can it continue to he
ujierior. 'Hie tliird point is tliat peace
is necessary for tlie commonwealth of
nations. Differences of opinion between
countries may lie dealt with in the same
sensilile way as disputes between indi
viduals or states. The world court is
for peaceful adjustments of national
and international difficulties.”
“.\11 now believe in a I.eague of Na
tions or some similar association. Presi
dent Coolidge said recently, “It has been
proved that we cannot place our main
reliance on forces. We must cultivate
the thought of _construction and not de
Dr. 'W’atkins showed the students a
national poster bearing tlie inscription,
“America First.” The thought of the
jioster was America first, not in pride
and arrogance, but in sympathy and
He ended liis talk by saying, “I hope
tliat you Greensboro High School Stu
dents will be citizens of the higher pa
Mother-Daughter Banquet
G. H. S. Cafeteria -
April 2nd
6:30 O’clock.
Tickets—75 cents.
Margaret Hood Presides At
Meeting- in Chapel Period of
Torch Light Society.
Troop to Give Play at Odell
Memorial to Make Money
For Summer Trip.
'Hie Boy Scouts of 'Froop 5 will give
a ])lay entitled “Kid's Awakening," Fri
day night at 8:1-5 it the Odell Memorial
“Kid's Awakening" is tlie story of a
boy who is raised as a crook but wlio is
finally led to an awakening by a Scout
Master. 'Fhe admission will be 50 cents.
'Fhis is given to help the boys make
iuoiiey for tlieir tri]i to "^'cllowstone N^a-
cioiial Park.
M iss Harmen, of Greensboro College,
Gives Readings—Mr. Miller Gives
Several Musical Selections.
'Fhursday night, March 18, the students
of Caldwell School ])ut on a ])rogram
for the ]uir])ose of showing the advan
tages to the county children of an eight-
mon'hs scliool term throughout Guilford
Preceding the main feature of the eve
ning, two selections were given by young
violinists. 'Fills was followed by some
interesting cow hoy songs by the hoys’
glee club.
A grou]) of girls performed several
gymnastic stunts. 'Fhe more interesting
ones were the dog walk, front and hack
somersault, through the sticks, diamond
over, and cartwheel.
,4n interesting play called “'Fhe Spirit
of Reform'! was given by the children.
'Fhe play showed the moral necessity of
the father playing with his children. 'Fhe
leading characters were Boyd Morris,
Sue Gordon, Grace Curtis, Randolph
Freeman, Dorothy Stewart, James Berry,
Robert McDowell aiid Martha Hobbs.
“What on earth!" I exclaimed, as a
loud, ringing sound awoke me. I reached
)ver and turned oft' the alarm. It was
only ():3()! Could it be yes, I was to
play tennis. Reluctantly 1 got out ot
“Oh, how queer I" I exclaimed, look
ing out of the window.
The grouiul was covered with snow,
an diiiore was falling rapidls'. 'Fhe trees
were white, anti the roofs of the houses
were ]);irtly covered with snow. Per-
ha])S I was dreaming all this, and would
wake 11]) soon. '5'esterday it had l)een
so warm and sunny, and this was the
middle of March. I got back into bed,
,et my alarm for eight o'clock and went
to sleej), dreaming ])eacefully of i game
of tennis.
'Fhe Torch Light Society met at cliapel
])eriod 'Fhursday, March 11. Margaret
Ht)od, the ])resident of the society, pre
sided. 'Fhe new members were initiated
by taking the ])ledge of the society.
'File business of getting ])ins for the
members was discussed, and plans were
made for the various activities to he
carried out this s])ring.
Miss Harmon, of the Greensboro Col
lege for 'W'omen, entertained with several
readings greatly enjoyed by tlie members
of the societ.v. Mr. Miller presented a
few musical selections, after which tlie
meeting adjourned.
She Says That Boys and Girls
Greensboro High School Are
Very Trustworthy.
'Fhe Home Fjconoinics class has dressed
the Girls Rest Room in a gay spring
dress. Bright curtains adorn the win-
dow.s and danty pillows invite repose.
''Fwas Faster Sunday. 'Fhe full blos
somed trees
Filled all tlie air with fragrance and
with joy.
“Oh boy! look at tlie newest flapper.
Keen red hair slie s got, isn t it?
'J'here were among the comments made
about a young lady standing with her
iiack to several boys.
“I think she’s a little too tall."
“I don’t, and T bet I have a date with
her inside of two days. ’
“You all shut up. I am going and
get Mr. Phillips to introduce me.”
“I think I will too.”
• “Wonder if .she will he in any of our
'Fhe hoys walked towards Mr. Phillips
who was talking with the “new girl”.
Suddenly ..he turned around, spied one
of the hoys and said, “Finley Atkinson,
do you have that Math today?”
'Fhe hoys faces fell. It was the same
red hair, only bobbed, and the same
familiar face. Miss Walkers.
(Continued from page one i
“Buy some candy. Don’t you want
some candy? Yes, we have chewing
gum.” Such were the remarks made by
the candy sellers, and heard by all who
attended “’Fhe Charm School." With the
co-o])eration of the students who made
and sold the candy, also of the people
who houglit it, semester five was able
to add $13.60 to their Junior-Senior
"You have hoys and girls in your
school who are dei)endd)le and trust
worthy," says Mrs. lada B. Carr, Gen
eral Secretary of the Y. Wk C. A. of this
city, when interviewed by one (i. H. S.
Student Council member.
Mrs. Carr is very ])ieased with the
attitude the girls show iu having their
fun in the right way, and with the man
ner in which they conduct themselves.
.Vs a whole she s:iys they reflect credit
on G. H. S.
“You will always have my hearty co-
o])eration, and higli school hoys and girls,
here’s to you,” declared the Secretary.
On 'Fhursday, March 4, Miss Boy-
ington’s first period class was enter
tained in Room 8 by a i^lay, “Flow lony
Became N'aturalized.” 'Fhe play showed
all parts of naturalization more clearly
than they could be explained, and
the use of real naturalization papers.
law student, considers unpractical,
though George Boyd, (Phil Shelton) an
exi)crt accountant, is willing to cooperate
and so are Jim Simpkins (“Bob” Cave-
ness), and Tim Simpkins (Floyd Mills),
who toil not and have never seriously
considered spinning. Homer Johns
(Maddry Solomon), is a guardian of
Flsie Benedotti (Louise McCulloch), the
president of the senior class at a school
presided over by Miss Hays (Mary Jane
Wharton), who is loved and feared by
all who know her, including the secretary,
Miss Curtis (Sarah Mendenhall), who is
always trying to think well of the senior
class, consisting of Sally Boyd (Mar
garet Fligh), who is George’s sister and
Muriel Haughty (Matilda Robin,son),
FJhcl Spelvin (Glenn Boyd MacLeod),
Alex Mercier (Myra -WBlkinson), Lillian
Staflord (Ruth Abbott), Madge Kent
(Cynthia Vaughn), Charlotte Gray (Mil
dred Nash), and it is hardly worth while
to mention a junior, Dotsie (Frances
Leaek), who is always in the way.
Mr. AV. R. Wunsch was the coach of
the play ably assisted by Mr. A. T.
Rowe, Jr., and Miss Mary Wheeler,
make-up manager.
'Fhe scenerv' for Act 1 was painted by
Edmund 'Furner and the play was pro
duced by special arrangement with
Samuel French, 26 45th Street, New
York City.
W^ill Rogers, famous cowboy-actor,
who has been with '/iegfeld 1^'ollies for
years, is to a])pear in person at the Na
tional 'theater some time in April. Mr.
Rogers is one of the best-known come
dians in the country. It is ex])ected that
his a])i)earance will be greeted with de-
fight by many Greensboro people.
At jiresent he is touring tlie country
and making talks in various tlieaters.
'Foo, lie writes liuniorous articles for a
nunilier of daily papers.
Among ids best-known stunts are tliose
with the rojie. During these acts he tells
jokes and comments on the city officials.
Mr. C. D. Buckner, manager of the
National 'Fheater, has persuaded him to
come here.
On Friday night, March 19, eight of
tlie clubs from tlie Y. W. C. A. held a
carnival at tlie lint. 'Flie purpose was
to make money to send a girl to the
Blue Ridge Convention.
'File liut was attractively decorated.
Ffiacli club had a store in town to be in
tiieir bootli as an advertisement. 'Flie
store decorated the booth with their
goods. 'Fhey gave the club some small
articles that could lie sold for between
five and twenty-five cents. 'I'liere was
also a candy and cake booth. Some of
the stores reiiresented were Hayward
Jewelry Co., Sutton’s Flowers, and the
Book Shoj), Maxwell House Coft'ee and
Velvet Ice Cream.
'Flic comniittee in charge was ])leased
with the result of the carnival.
(Continued from page one)
For one swallow does not make spring,
vet one fline day.—Aristotle.
We only wish there was a lecture
every day at the eighth period.
tyi)ing. Miss Regehnyer
photograph of herself to the observer
who could guess the correct number of
words that she copied in a given time.
Fhe only person guessing the correct
number wa.s Glenn Flackney. He re
ceived the ph.otogra]ih of whicli he was
very jiroiid.
Albert Tangora, champion speed
typist of the world, has a record of 130
net words ])er minute, for one hour,
while that of Miss Regelmeyer is 119
net words )ier minute, for one hour.
Miss Regelmeyer was brought here
under the auspice sof the Underwood
'typewriter Company.
'File new unit courses which started
with full sway are still swaying, bring
ing many new enthusiastic members.
'Fhe girls in the Art A]ipreciatioii class
are learning all about the dift'erent kinds
of lines that the uses. 'Fhese girls
have Miss Suinmerell on Mondays, and
Miss Fckford from N. C. C. Mk on Wed
nesday. 'Fhe classes are very much en
joyed, because at the last meeting there
were 24 inemhers.
Miss Greeiiwaldt and her Dress Ap
preciation class are doing fine work with
45 inemhers. 'Fhese girls are ])lanning to
be correctly dressed this spring.
At the last meeting of Miss Grogan’s
Form class they had 10 per cent more
members than at the previous meeting.
“If you have the misfortune of getting
a l)one in your tliroat, don’t sejueak,”
she says. “Put your najikin up to your
niontli, and remove it, and try not to
look as if you are in pain.”
Mother is tlie name for God in the
lips and hearts of little children.

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