,i,i » VOTE High Life T VOTE From the Gate City of the South and the Birth Place of 0. Henry V' OLUME VI GREENSBORO HIGH SCHOOL, GREENSBORO, N. C., FRIDAY, MAY 21, 1926. NUMBER 17 High School Dramatic Club Gives “A Tailor-Made Man” WELL RECEIVED Large Audience Witnesses Per formance At N. C. C. W. Auditorium on May 13. GEORGE NEWMAN, JR., STARS Carlton Wilder As Mr. Huber and Shelton Dry As Dr. Sonntag Do Splendid Acting. George Newman, Jr., supported by an able cast of 28, starred in A Tailor- Mude A an. a comedy in four acts, pre sented by the High School Dramatic Club, at N. C. C. W. auditorium, on Thursday, May 13, at 8 o’clock. The entire production was marked by a fresh ness seldom found in amateur perform ances; the actors showed unusual ease and stage presence, while the thrilling play held the audience enthralled. Many remarked that it was the best work the dramatic club has done this year. While the star displayed splendid act ing, hi; success was equaled, in the opinion of many, but Carlton Wilder as the tailor, Mr. Huber, and Shelton Dry as the scholar. Dr. Gustavns Sonntag. The leading lady, Margaret Ferguson, and Mrs. Dupy, a divorcee, Glenn Boyd MacI.eod, were probably the outstand- inug actresses. John Thornton as Mr. Rowlands, a newspaper man, and George Donovant as Peter, Huber's assistant, also shared in the commendation of the audience. The play centered around John Paul Bart, a worker in a tailor shop hut with big ideas and ambitions. his smooth ness and “the brains of another man and a stolen dress-suit,” as Dr. Sonntag de scribed it, he made his way to success. Then, when he was at the height of his career. Dr. Sonntag threatened to tell everything about his early life. He im mediately dictated a story to the Asso ciated Press telling how he had stolen the dress-suit from the tailor shop and returned it the next morning, and how it had helped him on to success. He then went back to the tailor shop. The next day when the whole city was aroused, his (Continued on page six) PARENTS NOTICE VOTE ON MAY 25 On Tuesday, May 25, the voters of Greensboro will accept or re ject the proposed plan for the ad vancement of the city schools. Two separate ballots will be cast, one on the 30-cent tax to support a nine months school, and the other on the bond issue to provide a fund for the construction of new schools and improved equipment. The rejection of the 30-cent tax will mean that Greensboro will have an eight-month term whihh will automatically make it a “B” grade school.' Should the tax pass, but the bond issue be rejected, Greensboro will continue to have a nine months term, but improved facilities wilJ be impossible. It is imperative that the citizens of Greensboro, having registered, vote. COMPLETE PLANS FOR ALL SENIOR CLASS AFFAIRS Exams to Start May 26-June 1, State for Making Up Failures. SERMON BY DR. MEYERS Class Day At G. C. Saturday, June 5, Kiwanis Luncheon for Sen iors June 3. The senior graduation plans are com plete with the exception of the speaker for commencement night. Mr. Archer has been conferring with a speaker for over a week. May 26 senior exams will begin with the following schedule: May 26—7th and 8th period classes; May 27—1st and 2nd G. H. S. WINNERS ROTARY GUESTS Van Noppen, Thompson, Stain- back and King Entertained by the Rotarians. period classes; May 28—4th and 5th period classes; May 31—6th period class. June 1 will he the day for making up exams. June 2-4 will he senior week. During this week several parties and entertainments are to be given by a few seniors and for tlie seniors. The Kiwanis Club will give their annual luncheon for the seniors June 3. Class day will he held at the Greensboro College, 5:30 Sat urday, May 5. All the girls are going to wear light colored voile dresses. Sun day, 8:00, June 5, the baccalaureate ser- (Continued on page five) G. H. S. STUDENTS GIVE RADIO PROGRAM Tlie members of the Rotary Club had as their guests at a luncheon Wednesday, May 4, at the Jefferson Club, the Greens boro winners in the state music con test, Edward Stainhack, Hazel Thomp son, Charlotte Van Noppen, and Mary E. King as accompanist. The Rotarians were also hosts to their sons. Hazel Thompson sang “My Birthday” by Woodman; Charlotte Van Noppen gave a violin solo, “Indian I.ament,” by Kreisler, and Edward Stainhack sang “Gray Days.” These three high school students won first places for soprano, violin, and unchanged voice, respectively, in the music contest held recently. Before the program a business meeting was held. Mr. A. Weiland Cooke, re tiring president, presided, and Mr. Eli Oettinger was elected president for the coming year. Stainhack, Thompson, and Glee Club Render Several Selections—Henry Biggs and Dr. Turner Talk. Friday night. May 28, a few of the Greensboro High School students gave a radio program over station W.R.N.C., Greensboro, N. C. Henry Biggs gave a talk on “Vote for Schools.” Edward Stainhack, state winner of the unchanged voices, sang two selections, “Mother o’ Mine’ and “Gray Days.” The Boyds’ Glee Club sang “Sweet Rosie O'Grady” and “School Days.” Hazel Thompson, winner of the state sonprano solo, sang, “Her Birthday.” After the high school students had broadcasted. Dr. J. Clyde Turner enter tained the radio listeners with a talk to the boys of the world, since this was the Loyalty Day of Boys’ Week. SCOTT HEADS FACULTY FOR SUMMER SESSION SENIOR INVITATIONS. The following invitations have issued: The Faculty and Senior Class of Greensboro High School request the honor of your presence at their Commencement Exercises Odell Memorial June 7, 1926 Monday Night been Mr. R. M. Scott, of the Mclver school, wil be principal of the summer session of tlie high school this year. The school, which will be held as usual, will open June 14 and continue for a period of six weeks. Only the subjects which have been failed may be taken by the students and only two of these. Any subject which a reasonable number of pupils wish to take will he taught. The hours will be from 8:30 to 12:30 a.m., but a student taking only one course will be required to stay two hours—one for study and one for recitation. All the details have not been worked out as yet, but there will be announce ments about registering, etc chapel later. made in TROOP 3 OF GIRL SCOUTS GIVE FLAG TO THE SCHOOL POINT SYSTEM Troop three of the Girl Scouts under the direction of Miss Bullard presented to tlie high school an American flag in chapel. May 4. During the rogram, Doris Hogan and Lizzie Adams Powers made short talks on the history of the flag. Maximum number of points to be lield by any student- 15. No student allowed to hold two five- jioint offices or a five and up office except where one is prerequisite of the other—then highest counts. One Point—Press reporter for organizations not listed. Ttvo Points—Secretary-treasurer of minor clubs, vice-jiresident of B. A. Association, school cheer leader, vice-president of girls’ ath letic association, secretary-treas urer of B. A. A., electrician, as sist: nt stage manager, minor role in play. Torch Light member. Three points—Member of var sity team, secretary of class, assist ant business manager High Life, Jloniespnn. Reflector: president minor clubs, lieads of sports, chair man all standing active committees, secretary-treasurer D. or D. C., member G. Council, press reporter dramatics, debating. Torch Light, associate editors of publications, painters D. C., stage manager. Four points—Captain of team, business manager of team, debat ing team, typing team, president D and D Clubs, leader of band, president lower classes, vice-presi dent G. A. Association, president G. A. Council, recorder G. A. point system, secretary G. A. Associa tion, leading role in play. Five Points—Member Student Council, president two upper class es, president B. A. Association, president G. A. Association, presi dent Gen. A. Association, presi dent Torchlight, property manager. Six points—Secretary Student Council, business manager High Life. Homespun. Reflector, treas urer Gen. A. Association, business manager Senior Supply Room. Seven. Points—Editor-in-chief of High Life, Homespun, Reflector. Eight Points—President Student Body. NOTE—Subject to change and suggestions by students next week. The Council will pass on final sys tem. JUST OUT OF COLLEGE What? “Just Out of College’’ 'When? _ Wednesday, May 26 'Who? John Thornton and Sarah Ferguson with an excellent cast Where? N. C. C. C. Auditorium Time . 8:00 o’clock Why? For an evening’s entertain ment. COME ! STUDENTS ACT IN REVIVAL SERVICE MASS MEETINGS HELD AS AID FOR COMING ELECTION Many Students Express Opin ions As to Necessity of Junior Reserves Aid. E. D. BROADHURST TALKS Bill Stephens Holds Private Conferences—Boys’ Glee Club Sings—Present Mrs. Dib ble With Gift. The Stephens Revival Party wliich has been in the city for five weeks, has de voted a great deal of time to the high scliool students. Several niglits have been given over to the boys and girls of the high school, at which times some of the students have partici]iated in tlie pro grams. Tnesch..y, May 4, Mrs. George Dibble spoke on “The Sure Things of I.ife.’’ Edwin Stainhack sang “Gray Days.” Finley Atkisson, cheerleader of the, high scliool, led the students in several yells for file Stephens party. Friday, May 7, George Stephens preached on “The Real Christian.” Friday night. May 14, George Stephens spoke on “I'lie Power of Prayer.” Enoch Elliott and Le Grand Jolmson gave some selections on tlie har monic:!. 'llie Boys’ Glee Club sang, and Baster Bason g;ive a solo. “Bi'othir Bill” of the Stephens party has been holding private conferences with boys at the liigh school in the Pub lication Room at the fourth, fifth and si.xth periods. Teachers and Pupils Offer Cars to Take Citizens to Register and Vote —Each Pledge Six Votes. Friday morning. May 14, the student body of Greensboro High School held two mass meetings for the purpose of jiromoting interest in the coming scliool election. E. D. Broadhurst, chairman of the school hoard, was the principal speaker of the assembly in chapel. On account of lack of space in the main auditorium, all standing room being tak en, over 250 students were forced to gatlier in ' the basement of tlie new building. “I'm trying to work for all of you,” declared Mr. Broadhurst. “The children of the town are tlie most precious jios- sessioiis in a town.” Mr. Broadhurst stressed tlie vital im]iortance of imme- di; te registration and of voting “For Schools.’’ The speaker gave the audi ence a vivid picture of wliat will be the result if the pro])osed bill is not passed. He stated tliat the educational standards of file community will be lowered; that tlie hoys and girls attending scliools in Greensboro will only have the o]iportun- ity of attending a 714 or 8 months school term in the future; there will he no new (Continued on page five) Mrs. George Dibble, also of the same party, has spoken to the Girls’ Forum several times. Slie lias also lield a Bible ckiss for girls on MYdnesday afternoons. Friday night. May 14, the girls of G. H. S. presented Mrs. Dibble with a gift in a}ipreciation for the splendid work she has done for them. DEBATERS TO HONOR MEMBERS WITH BANQUET WILLARD WATSON IS INAUGURATED lAY 20 P. B. Whittington Administers Oath of Office to New President—Is Paraphrase of “Athenian” Oath. Toniglit the Debating Club will give a banquet in the high school cafeteria at eiglit o'clock in lionor of the members who liave joined since its organization last February. Just preceding the ban quet there will be an initiation of the new members. An attractive jirogram has been ar ranged, carrying out the word.s, “Debat ing Club’’; that is, the name of each toast begins with a letter of these words. The jiurple and gold scheme of decora tion will be carried out. Roses and sweet peas will also be used. George MeSwain will he toastmaster, while the other speakers will be Louis Brooks, Harry Gump, Edgar Kuyken dall, Henry Biggs, Margaret Hood, J. D. McNairy, and Carlton Wilder. A splendid time is looked forward to by the members of the club as the banquet brings to a clima.x Debating Week. 'Willard Watson, recently-elected pres ident of the- student body, was inaugu rated yesterday morning at a special mass meeting lield on tlie grounds be tween the main building and tlie barns. P. B. Whittington, retiring president, ad ministered tlie oath of office, a para phrase of the “Athenian Oath.” After the simple, impressive inaugu ration ceremonies, tlie students took the oath of fidelity to the new president. Members of tlie student council were on the ]ilalform behind the president during tlie inauguration. President-elect Wat son received a hearty ovation as he went forward to receive tlie oath of office. Tlie entire student body took part in tlie mass meeting, wliich began at 8:50 and lasted until 9:15. 'I’liis is one of the very few occasions this year when all the students of Greensboro Liigh were as sembled in one place. JUNIOR AND SENIOR BOYS CELEBRATE INDUSTRY DAY MAY LIFE-SAVING MONTH GREENSBORO HIGH SCHOOL The month of May has been set aside as “Life Saving Month.” Swimming les sons are given by instructors and exam iners at the Y. W. C. A. every day. Juniors from twelve to seventeen years old meet on Mondays and Wednesday; seniors from seventeen years and up meet on Tuesday and Thursdays. The last week of May, officials from headquarters will be here to give tests to those who want to become life savers, examiners, or swimming instructors. Thursday, May 6, in connection with Boys’ Week was celebrated all over the country as “Boys’ Day’’ in industry. All junior and senior hoys were permitted to observe some business or industry. Groups were formed at different periods during the day, at the convenience of tlie managers and proprietors of the es tablishments visited. Mr. Charles Ketchum assisted greatly in successfuliy carrying forward the pro ject. Among the places visited were White Oak Mills, Station W. N. R. C., O. Henry Hotel, O. Henry Drug Store, Vick Chemical Company, Greensboro Daily News, American Exchange Nation al Bank, Dixie Sales Auto Assembling Plant, and Bynum and Hobgood Law Offices.