February 3, 1928
MISS L G. COLEMAN
SPEAKS AT CHAPEL
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 18
Girls of Greensboro High School
Hear Address on “Hidden
STORY OF PRINCESS TOLD
Princess Had Seven Ladies-in-Waiting;
Health, Imagination, Courage, Medi
tation, Faith—Christ Is Prince
Miss Inabelle Coleman, former High
Life adviser, spoke to tire girls at
18 concerning tlieir
hidden talents. “I do not think God
would give a person a soul and no
talent. Every girl has a talent, but she
often fails to develop it,” declared the
She told the story of a prince and a
princess. The princess’ kingdom is Life
—her palace the heart.
Seven being a lucky number. Princess
Talent has seven little ladies-in-waiting.
First among these is Lnselfishness.
“Self-forgetfulness causes Princess Tal
ent to thrive.” Then comes the Good
Fairy of Good Health. No one can
find talent and successfully use it with
out physical aid. Purity is next. She
wears a dress of true blue. “Imagina
tion is Puritj-’s constant companion.
Then comes Courage, the real symbol
of the princess.
Meditation is one of the most essen
tial ladies. She is beautiful and sweet,
and thinks of her God and her God-
given purpose. Faith is clad in rose
and gold. Miss Coleman said, “Through
Faith and Trust we find our talent.”
The Prince of the kingdom of our
hearts must be Christ. tVhen Christ
enters. Princess Talent has been found.
“Gosh, that was the hardest exam,
ntnow 1 iluiikea' rtV
“MTiat exams have you had?”
“Math, English, history and science.
They were all hard and I flunked them
all—oh dear, and I worked so hard.”
“Flistory exam was easy, math was
hard—Latin was terrible—well, any
way, I am through with these terrible
“Gee, I have one more, journalism
under Mrs. Coltrane. I know it’s hard.”
“Well, I must go home and study for
that horrible old exam tomorrow. I’ll
be glad when I am through!”
“Well, good-bye, hope you pass.”
These were some of the thoughts ex
pressed during examination week. We
hope they all did better than these
pupils did. We regret that a good
many flunk, though—We hope they will
do better next time.
MR. MARCUS HAM IS
TO BE TEACHER HERE
Mr. Marcus Flam has been teaching
at Greensboro High School as a sub
stitute for Mrs. H. B. Christie. Mr.
Ham comes from Pomona High School,
where he taught science. Fie is to be a
member of the science department this
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ED TURNER RETURNS
HERE FROM FLORIDA
Of nfuch interest to the studenfg^
especially to those in contact AAdth
the publications, is the return of
^ Edmund Turner to school. Ed has
"come"'liack 'from"a sojourn to Flori
da, Avhere he Avorked during the
Avinter months. His absence Avas
felt keenly in the art Avork of both
the neAvspaper and magazine.
For three years iioav Ed has
giA^en the best' Avork to the school
in the realm of art Avork of any
student ever to attend the school.
It has been felt by many that the
AA’ork of Ed displays real genius;
tl'^ey look forAAmrd to a great future
“Fley, John! Do it again.”
“'What kind this time?”
Tight rope walking or trapeze per
forming did not bring forth these re
marks. Though no athletic equipment
on the immediate school grounds,
Greensboro High overnight had been
endoAved AAdth a Avell-equipped skating
rink. Don’t Avonder Avhy! It Avas all
an act of ProAddence. A glassy cam
pus, as slick as possible, Avas the treat
aAvaiting the students on Tuesday, Jan
uary 31. This Avas not a trap for the
freshmen, for all shared alike, in slid
ing, falls, and book slinging.
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Aycock 752 413 54.9
Simpson 129 69 53.4
Spring 265 113 42.6
McTver 579 105 18.1
High School—Examination AA^eek
•—Bank day not observed.
CONTESTS WEL BE
Declamation Contests to Be
Held at Wake Forest, Duke,
and Guilford College
GDfcB^«;,D,AL».XQ BE GJVE-N'
SeA^eral declamation contests for high
school boys are to be held in the near
future. One is to be at Duke Univer
sity, another at 'Wake Forest and a
third at Guilford College.
A tAventy dollar gold medal is to be
the aAA^ard tor the declamation at the
Duke UniA’ersity auditorium. This con
test Avill be sponsored on the night of
February 10 at 8 o’clock. Any stan
dard high school maj" send a repre-
sentatiA'e to the preliminary contest,
Avhich Avill be on February 10 at 9 a. m.
Only ten minutes Avill be alloAved the
contestant at the final declamation.
Boys Avill be sent to Wake Forest
April 15-16, and to Guilford College
sometime in May.
The Greensboro High School prelimi
nary exercise Avill be held Friday, F’eb-
ruary 3, in the auditorium. Mr. C. W.
Phillips, Mr. M. T. Lambeth, Miss
Laura Tillett and Miss lone Grogan
AAull be the judges.
G. H. S. REGISTERING
“FIoav’s your schedule?”
“Hmm—this registering is terrible.”
“I’ve changed completely tAvice.”
“Only tAvice—chile, you’re lucky.”
“TAvice already—it took me only 15
minutes. You must like it.”
“Not last again—please take just
“Sorry, seA^eral haA^e already been
—“But this is the only time
“You Avant it six period—let me see
-I thought so—it’s full.”
Greensboro College is a mem
ber of the Association of Col
leges and Secondary Schools of
the Southern States.
Chartered 1838. Confers the
degree of A. B. in the literary
department and B. M. in the
In addition to the regular
classical course, special atten
tion is called to the depart
ments of Home Economics, Ex
pression, Art, including Indus
trial and Commercial Art,
Education, Sunday School
Teacher Training, Piano Peda
gogy, and to the complete
SG.ooI of Music.
For further information apply to
SAMUEL B. TURRENTINE
Greensboeo, N. C.
“GWe me history, but never science,”
says the freshmon. Continuing, he
cries, “Science should be polished, de
molished, and abolished.”
The sophomore says, “Science is
golden.” He must have meant silence.
oBtany is a study of leaves and be-
leaA^es. Beau Geste has nothing on Bo
In biology AA-e learn of ants, uncles,
mosquitos, and flies. “The Three Mos
quitos” (Musketeers) by Alexander
Dumas, shoAvs that biology is all bunk.
The Avord Avas originated by Achilles,
first pronounced by Demosthenes, and
used as slang by Flercules, for leaping
into the battle he cried, “By-Ology, Ave
WILL HAVE TRIANGULAR
The Greensboro High freshmen
debaters Avill meet the freshmen
debaters from Salisbury and Win
ston-Salem on March 3, in a tri
angular debate. The query for dis
cussion is, “Resolved, That Capital
Punishment Should Be Abolished.”
The affirmative team goes to
'SVinston, Avhile the negative team
debates Salisbury here. Those
representing Greensboro are, for
the affirmatiA^e, Guy Hope and Rig-
don Dees, AAdth Ed Garrett actfug’'
as~'‘adteTimte ; fm’’"the iiegatiA^e,
Douglas Cartland and Clary Holt.
BEGINS NEW COURSE
The English department has intro
duced a neAv course this semester. The
neAv course, entitled Creative English,
is open to freshman and sophomore
The purpose of the course is to en
courage composition among the stu
Miss Laura Tillett says that simple
dramatizations AAdll be studied, and
short stories Avill be Avritten, and upon
this foundation the students may go on
to real literary AAudting.
This class is to be held at the fifth
period, under the direction of Miss Til
lett, head of English department.
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CONTEST IS BEGUN
Sponsored by American Chemi-
cal Comapny to Promote In
terest in Chemistry Study
BIGGS WINNER LAST YEAR
The fifth annual essay contest, spon
sored by the American Chemical Com
pany to promote interest in the study
of chemistry, is opened to all students
of high schools and secondary schools
in the United States and dependencies.
These subjects have been announced.
They are “The Relation of Chemistry
to the Home, to Health and Disease, to
the Development of Industry, of Life.”
The first national prize is a scholar
ship to any college in the United States.
In addition to this, each state is offer
ing tAvo prizes. The first of these is a
$20 gold piece, AAfflile the second is a
set of books on chemistry. The essays
must be in by March 1, 1928. Last year
Henry E. Biggs, the only G. FI. S.
student AAfflo entered this contest, Avon
second prize, a set of books, in the state
contest on an essay entitled “The Rela
tion of Chemistry to Health and
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