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Mason City Globe-Gazette (Newspaper) - December 14, 1929, Mason City, Iowa TWO CITY DECEMBER 14 1929 MASON CITY VS EMMETSBURG HERE DEC 20 VOL1 THE CUBGAZETTE PUBLISHD ALICESITBYTHEFIRE WIG AND MASK CLUB PLAY HIGH SCHOOL AUDITORIUM DEC 17 GROSENS TEAM TO MEET EAGLE GROVE IN DEBATE Debaters to Meet in NonDecision Clash Monday With most of the debate schedul completed and this weeks tourna ment finished Coach Guy Croseu oobaters are preparingto mee Eagle Grove In K nonaecision de bate Deo 18 The affirmative team include Elizabeth an Thayer Curry Harry Green an Tom Yoseloff The negative team are Joseph Ober and William Swan son Harry Schulman and Die Stevens Other nondecision debatesto b held are with Hampton and Clar ion and are being held to get th teams well informed and prepare for the regular tournaments and de bates that are to follow The decision debates that hav been promised are wjth Algon Jan 29 and Fort Dodge Feb I Dates are being decided upon wit Boone Osage CedarFalls an West high of Waterloo The tw which will be hel some time in March or Aprl ar at Iowa State Teachers college an at Drake university The first debate this week was a nondecision debate held Monday night after school The negativ team was composed of William bwanson and Joseph Ober and th affirmative of Harry Green ana Curry The debate which was to have been held Monday nigh was postponed oh account or the til ness of Tom Yoaeloff The Junior college chorus made up of both men and women made Jts first appearance Friday morn 5eJ the collese assembly Any student in Junior college is eligi ble to the chorus This concert was preparatory for the one Sunday night to be given at Hampton The program Included Gloria from the Twelfth Mass by Mozart I Waited for the Lord by Mendel ssohn Olga Moen and Betty Law talcing the solo parts and The by Handel tIn Interest at the HIY evening were given TSy BobDggley and Dick Currie on their trips to where they attended the Older Boys conference Among trie things discussed in the busi ness meeting was the advisability of buying cow bells and noise mak ers to sell at the basketball games this vrtnteti No decision was reach ed After the meeting the boys who were allowed to attend the basketball gameshere YourGlasses rpHEY express part of L your Individuality as much as any piece of clothing you wear Theres an interesting assortment of the new White Gold Frames now in Let us Help you se lect the most flattering to you SMITH Optical Co 21 E STATE MASON CITY IOWA SATURDAY DECEMBER 14 1929 3995 Pupils June Geiisu These Were 7 anc 1 6 Years Legal Age Names Were GKecked When the annual of all children between theagesipf5an 21 wasv taken last ItVwa found 3995pupil between the ages of 7 and 16 th legal school agesThis means ther are 3995pupils in Mason City are under the compulsary educatioi When school bpfeneft in Septena her a check was made of al thos children whose names Were in th census At this time 60CKchildre whose names were in the censu were not in school All these name were checked and the pupils locat ed The most of the1 names wer those of pupils who had moved qu of the city Some were overlookei and were already in school am some were delayed in enterinj school All Pressure Used Every family in which there wen children not attending school wa visited and every pressure possi bhe was used In tryingto get thi children to come to school Where clothes were lacking or gariizations sent shoes and clothing so pupils could attend school Notification of the violation of compulsary education law has been to three families Three have been brot into court to have fam ly difficulties settled nd some ainilies have been reorganized so Lhe children could attend school Several at present are not compljr ng with the law and are watching or s chance to get a hearing be ore a sympathetic judge to get a satisfactory settlement Permits Issued Seven work permits have been 1s ued to boys four of whom are 15 ears old and were In the eighth rade kt the time the permit was ranted Three are 15 years old and ive had a year in high school hree girls have been issued work ermi ts Of these two have had a ear in high school These ten boyn and girls require eight hours week y Instruction This could be carried n if there were 15 Instead 6f ten is estment stated Superintendent F Vssey as most of these students be 16 next spring This leaves nly several months of study which nt worth while Two 15 year old iris are married There are four children of school jewho are in state institutions more are physically unfit and ve others are unsettled These last ef use to comply because of fam y needs One of these cares for an ivalid mother one cares for afam y and three care for smart child en while the mother works The school age Is rpm 7 to 16 Children must attend chool till they are 16 they ave completed the eighth grade or arc given permits t the home of Mrs J E Blythe hursday evening for the Delta Al ha Sunday school class of the Con Tegational church The same caroJ rs will sing for the grade teachers G T A on Tuesday evening at mon IgpurTea Garden You think of Hosiery for Giftsthink NEUMODE HOSIERY STORE 7 West State A complete stock of Sheaf fer Pen and Pencil Sets The Pen and Pen cil with a Lifetime Guarantee DIAMONDS F 0 R H O L I 3 A Y S HIGLEYS LUX US A S K U S 1 1 5 Cast of Characters in Alice Sit fey by Kirk Ktmi BARCLAY SCENES OF PLAY ONATA5SEMBLY S t u d e n t s Given Idea oi Drama to Be Given Fri day Morning A pep assembly was held at the high school at oclock Friday morning Four scenes from tne Jun iorcollege play Alice Sit By the Fire to be given next Tuesday ev ening were presented to give the students an idea of It Vera Holman made a few an npuncemonts concerning the HlTri and AliceSheffler vice president of tha HITrl a Girl Re serve picture to Kuth Hille repre entatiye of the freshman class in ecognitlon of the class having won he competitive membership drive f theKlTrl Coach Grlmsley made sojne an ouncements concerning basketball nd the new bleachers that have een piit Jn the gymnasium which viU accommodate about 200 more ersona The cheer leaders Bob Bgley and Jens Walker led the udent body In a few yells Then ens made an announcementcon girls popularity con by Kirk KEITH GItPIN by Kirk nUBYHALL oooarwiottyprol 7 basketball games are fallowed o vote Two girls are to d frpmeach class Earl Lane as aptaln of the basketball team gave short talk and introduce the layers hi the squad Thelmproved rder in the halls since members f the American clubhave be ea tationed in the halls was com mented upon by James Rae princl ia3 Frank Hernandez a third grade upil in the McKmley school cut us little finger severely Thursday So one was near who could give irst aid when the accident occur ed and the boy lost a considerable mount ofblood while waiting for he doctor It ivas necessary to cut off almost half of his finger History classes of Judge Grims ey viewed atwo reel motionpic ure during their class Wednesday and Thursday Inviting classes as their guests This ilm is the first of a number to be erited by the classes for education al purposes The Storyof the Tele phone was the first offering JIMMY KELSO by Kirk by Kirk DON WABFIELD Scalp Enemies But Dont Skin Our Friends Says Indian Red Eagle the Indian told the Indents of the high school Monday norning that 2000 Indians volun STOP IN OH YOUR WAY10SCHOOL Suits G P 35c Dresses 75c to Hats i 50c topcoats VSOc Overcoats 75c Cash Carry CLEANERS 213 SO FEDERAL 24 E STATE of i their number on Flanders fields Bven thp the white man had taken heir country away front them the ndians left their squaws and small papooses In order to fight for him Red Eagle a graduate iof the Carlyle Indian school was accom panied by his wife Red Feather a graduate of the Indian school at Oklahoma and her niece Littl Bird We do not paint our faces to make ourselves look wild as the modern flappers do Each line of paint on us has a meaning We scalp pur enemies but never skin our friends said he Red Feather did some clever iricka with a lariat as wasoc companied on the guitar with some Indian music While Red Eagle played a guitar i the princesses sounded torn toms Red Eagle and Little Bird did the dance of thanks He said people often thot that was the war dance but It was only their dance of thanks The Indian costume consists of moccasins leggings blanket breast shield and head gear They have different tynds of head dress de pending upon the tribe to which they belong The head dress Is of eagle feather and there must be at 25 feathers worth not less than one dollar each The girls glde club gang carols Hembers of the Junior college are urged to join the play writing1 contest which is being sponsored by the Wig and Mask college dramatic club Soxfaf there has been little response It is hoped that many playa be written during Christ mas vacation and handed in when school is resumed Boys Glee Club Has Reached Quota of 34 and Starts Rehearsals The boys first glee club has reached its quota 34 members These are now startingpn new ma terial andretiearsalsKreJieklltvrfce a week Miss Ellen Smith states the club attendance Is excellent and the members are very enthusiastic about their organization The members are Edwin Helb IIng Charles Sproul Robert Pauley Robert Mace William Mutschler Wayne Frantz Fred Miller Don Miller Eugene Olson Karl Bush William Burke Hamilton Vasey Donald Jones Roger Lyons Ever ett Johnston Fred Jackson Paul Odioug Harlan MacMIIIan Eugene Burris Peter Selby Noble Calvert Leon Gosa Ralph Hart Curtis Coons Cecil Carstens James Crabb Paul Fopte Walter Baker Paul 6 Shana Don Adams Robert Walsh Joe Manning Sidney Ingraham Ken Leonard Some of these mem bers also sing in the high school chorus by Kirk VERNEIL CUBllSS CAST READY FOlf TUESDAY NIGHT Alice Sit by the Fire to Be Given by Six Junior College Players Already the JurHor college actors out their grease paint in readiness for the play Alice Sit By the Fire to be given Tuesday evening Dec 17 at 8 oclock in the high school auditorium It Is a typical James Barrie play with the usual clever character portrayal Tickets may be had from any jun ior college student or at the office Tha return of Colonel Grey and his rather youngwife from India to their London home is the open ing scene Their daughter Amy and their son Cosma children In their teens who have been left with ser vants duding the absence of the parents have formed many opin ions good and bad about them Amy has been goingto many plays She believes that incidents occur in real life exactly as pictured on the stage Because of this frame of mind she imagines an affair is going on be tween mother and Stephen Rolls Uglit of the play is the In cident of Amys going to Stephen RoIIas chamber to recover her mothers letters which she believes he has Amys friend Gineroa tries to help straighten affairs but only complicates thing is as follows Colonel Grey Keith Gulpin Colonel Greys wife Ruby Hall Amy Grey Verneil Curtlss Amys friend Ruth Bar clay Cosmo Grey Don Warfleld Rolla James Kelso Miss Elizabeth Graves high school English instructor did not meet her classes Thursday of thia week because she went to Iowa City to be Initiated into the Phi Beta Kappa national honorary scholas tic fraternity Mrs Volney Hanson substituted for her The Music Mothers club which formerly included only the band mothers has extended Its member ship to Include the mothers of all the music organizations of the high school It was announced that the December meeting would be postponed until February 28 be cause of the Christmas rush The meetings are held In the high school auditorium A Christmas program given by the children was featured at the Harding P T A Thursday The first grade sang a number Christ mas Blocks and gave a little ac tion piece Now is the Time for Clapping The second and third grades have organized a little folks band and played Pirouette and sang a number Santa Glaus Land Selected Christmas carols were sung by the fourth fifth and sixth grades The Winner is Trained to The Navajo Indian children at tha Ute mountain school In Colorado will he surprised whenboxes filled with presents sent by the girl re serves are received by them The normal training girls of the high school visited the three coun try schools on the Rockwell road Thursday Miss Mae Mahaffa their instructor accompanied them THE RAYNSHU New Snan Style GALOSHES The smart light as a feather They came In tan brown gunmetal and black with self trim cuffs to match Snap style easy to put heels Cuban and Louis A real special 108 N Federal Clean Clothes odd to ones enjoyment during work or play hours Clothes launder ed by the Ideal American are simply delightful to put on On your way to school leave your laundry package at the Ideal American ITS PHONE2z IDEAL AMERICAN LAUNDRY FIRST STREET S W AND WASHINGTON AVE t Something Different 1 You will want something different for Mother H and Sweetheart S Flowers Will c 8 Serve Best Gataloging System for r Books Given Volumes on Same Subject Grpupedl Under Dewey Deciriial The system that Is uged inmost of the libraries of the United Statesand the one that is in Mason City library Is the Dewey decimal system In order to assist the students andpersons of Mason City to findbooks in the li brary this system Is explained By this method the books on the same subject are shelved together and are numbered so that a person who is unfamiliar with the library can find them or return thenvto the shelves In the Dewey system books are divided into 10 classes according to the subjects that the books deal with A certain number Is assigned to each class For example all books on science are given numbers by tens from 500 to 599 Science for example Is divided as follows 500 general science 510 mathe matics 520 astronomy 530 phy sics and 540 chemistry and so on These groups in turn may be sub divided by decimal fractions as far as necessary Inhistory for In stance 9732 Indicates colonial his tory 9733 revolutionary 9734 middle period and on to the end of the list In order to assist still further some libraries add to the class num bers the first letter of the authors name For example Chapmans Bird Life would have 598C In ad dition to the Initial letter of the authors last same figures taken from a table of figures may be ad ded In this case the number for Chapmans Bird Life would be 598C37 Fiction In most school libraries not have a class number but will be arranged on the shelves al phabetically by author The following are common to most school libraries 000 general works 016 bibleographies 020 li brary work 030 encyclopedias Books are arranged on the shelves in the order in which these class numbers come For instance books on birds 598 come before those about music Another story on this subject will appear in the next Issue A colorful exhibit of pictures per taining to health foods is about the first thing to attract ones atten tion in room 8 of the Abraham Lin coln school A large bulletin board IB feet by 3 feet is practically cov ered with pictures cut from mag azines One panel Is labeled Cor rect Foods and contains pictures of luscious fruits and appetizing vege tables The other panel Is labeled Aids to Here are found pictures suggesting various health rules This display of pictures is the result of Interest aroused in the study of foods in the eighth grade general science work Friday Dec 6 the fourth grade pupils of the McKinley school went thru the Lehigh cement plant with their teacher Miss Bailey Friday morning there was an assembly which consisted of a program by the pupils telling of their interest ing trip thru the plant RDSSEL STUDIO Where Photographs Are Supreme Phone 2272 J C Penney BIdg PRESCOTT PLANf SOLO RECITAL ON THURSDAY NIGHT f Contest May Be Feature Jan 25 to Select Soloists 1 r Atenhour solo recital In thre sessions two of which wera Saturday with the others to be Thursday evening Dec 19 has beeaP arrangedby G H Prescott of the band Each member of the band will be required to play a solo and also to judge solos played by three other members of the band t On Jan 25 a solo contest In the form of a recital will be heldby band and orchestra members to iqe terraine theM3est soloists to com pete in the subdistrict be held near the last of February The following instruments will boJ judged Flute oboe bassoon clarUT net French horn baritona trom I bone tuba comet violin and violinVJ cello HITRITOGIVE 4 HOLIDAY PARTY I Club Will Appear Before Mc Kinley School Monday Afternoon A Christmas party will be given for the first grade pupils of Mc Kinley school Monday at clock by the HlTrl club JA The First Christmas a tableau of the Holy Family portraying Mary lit and the Christ Child will be sented Christmas carols It Upon a Midnight Clear O Town of Bethlehem and Away in the Manger are to be sung b Alice Sheffler Sander Mar Clark and Jean Swift This nuniM her will be followed by a piano solo by Dorothy Bamber Cecil Seamdn will read the scripture narration from Matthew and Luke The chorus will lead the group in singing Joy to the World anj Silent Night Adriehne Kohl wii tell a story Mrs Sahta playing games and Christmas gifts Refreshments 1 be served The committee in charge of party includes Virginia who will have charge of games antii refreshments Marian Van NessvJ program chairman and Corrls I Peake who will arrange for the carg i to take the children home after the party All members of HiTri are I requested to bring a gift Zane Grey Tarzan Books75c Fu Manchu Mystery Stories 7So Lindberghs We 76o Lightning 75o 75C other titles 75c Nobodys Girl Rainbow Patsy Carroll Series oach 75c Louise Little Women50o or 5150 Little Men50o or Eight or Yelland flanes Gifts That are Useful Hose Scarfs Shirts Suspenders Pajamas Gloves MASON C11YA exquisite beauty and rare thoughtfulness la your Photograph to Him when taken by a Kirk photographer THE KIRK STUDIO EAST STATE i ;