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AN PERU, NEBRASKA, TUESDAY, DECEMBER 13, 1927.

VOLUME XXIll.

New Conferences Formed Last Week

SATURDAY SCHOOL

Old Conference Sings Swan Song; Peru, Kearney, Chadron, Wayne, Dana and Omaha Join j

The Peru catalog indicates that t here arei ' three S a turd.ays of sc ho ol during t h e year, to m a ke up for d ays lost by extended vacations. On Saturda y, December 17, school will be held. Frida y cl asses will r ecite. On Saturday aft er the holiday, J ;rnuary 7, Monday classe:; wiU recitp ~o make up for J a n11c1r ~~ 2. Later in the ~prin g, S :-it urday, March 31, school also will be held; probably Monday classes will reO,ite on that day. These Saturday sessions enable Peru to have commence- ment the last week in May. They .are not a1n added burden on anyone; they ai='e required to fill the prescribed calendar of 18li scho.ol days.

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0. A. A.'s -romenade With DeJig~rt in New Gymnasium New Facts on N eb'i-.aska Ed~ State Department Compiles Statistics ucation Show Gain in Men's Salaries

Prizes Awarded to Churchill, Boyer, Cowell, Mann, Ford, and Dickerson for Costumes

Number of Men in Profes-

As a result of t he Saturd ay meet- 1 sion Increasing in gs at Lincoln of the old conference I representatives, Nebraska now has ! - .- - . Pirates, sailors, sweethearts, gyp- 1getting partners. three intercolleg iate athletic organi- ' The new educatio-nal directory; from sies cowboys stick c a nd y unpaid The grand march was led by . the th · t e~ d e~t' s office · ' zaticins. The names and membership ' b e .s t ate supen.n wi·n bills,' prize-fig'hters, an d people of P.asco girls. The judges, Mrs. W ills, are as follows: j e iea_dy for ~istnbution ~~o n. every n ationali ty met in the new gym-1 Mrs. Mathews, and Miss Tilton, had a N ebraska Collegiate Athletic conIt will <;on~a~n a compar ative state-' n as im;n, Friday ev·ening, December 9, very difficult time to decide upon t he ference-Members: Nebrask a Wesley- I ment of statistical data for the years for tbe co-ed p best costumes 1924 192 d 1926 rom. . · an, Do ane, Cotner, Hastin gs, Midland, I ' 5, an · The gymnasium. was decorated to Prizes were awarded to: Grace York, N ebraska Central, Grand I sland. n Nebrask a the number of men represent a winter garden. Suspende d Chu rchill, t he funniest boy; Maxine Nebraska Intercollegiate Athletic engaged in educational work sh ows from t he ceiling were strings of cot- Boyer, the funniest girl; Nelle Cow ell, assoc iation- Members: P er u, Kearney, an increase of 110 over that of 1924, to n giving an impression of falling the best b oy's costume; Gladys Mann , W a yne, Chadron, Dana, a nd Omah a. this being approximately seven per snow. A big snowman and a cheery the best girl's costume; and to MaryNebraska Junior conference-Mero- I cent. The number of wome-n incre as- fireplace gave atmosphere to the land For d and Esther Dicker.son for hers: Concordia, Hebron Ac ademy, ed but sixty-six. scene. the best costumed couple. Dan a, Luther. · The average yearly salaries for men Many clever costumes were worn. The orchestra consisting of Ruth One of the surprises of the meetin Nebraska city and village schools., Grandmother's old d ress that she had Shelly, Daris .l:Sunch, Lowell Blair, ing was the refusal to g ive Doane the increa2ed by $52.74 in three years. worn when she was a girl, broth er's and Marvin Willi.ams, furnished ex1926-27 cage title, because one of the The increase for women was $37.53. knee tro users, Q'ncle's old derby, a cellent music. players, H arry ' Kersenbrock, played ln ;the rural schools, men received grass skirt, re al "wild-west" 45 Oolt Pictures w e re taken during the eveless t han three years ago, or an av- six-guns were all put into use. E very- nin g and favors of red and white mit in three n on -confe re nce gamea before he was eligible. Havin g broken one March Steadily erage of $30.20 less per year, while one danced with everyone else, shieks tens were distributed. Refreshments of the conference rules, a nd after a Two women received nn increase of $57.85. with schoolmarms p r ize-fi g h ters with of sherbert a nd wafers were serv.ed . Forward in Preparation' heated discussion, Do a ne withdrew Th~ 1_9 26 stat~tics s~ow that pu~il gypsies, stick ca~dy with an Irish lass, Aft er t he last dance, "Home Sweet her request for the award. The 1927 for First Debate popu atrnn num ered 27,4 72, .a nd 111 and pirates with a hula-hula girl. I Home," t he dates reluctan tly left the track title was awarded to Hastings, · 1924 the total numbers reported were T ag danc es kept · the "fellows" busy I gymnasi um. t he 1927 .woml:!n's t ennis title was also Considera ble activity was shown 330,623. The number was less, t h ere, ·• · awarded to H astings, while Wesley- last week on college debate wor k. fore, in 1926 by 3,151 or slightly more an 'received the 1927 men's tennis The squad has been divided into two than one per cent. The loss in the Reinmiller Secures .Caps for College Band title. Pexu was awarded · the 1927 g roups," the junior gro up and the ad- rural schools was 11,480 or 8.5 per footb all title. van ced group. Mr. Willhoft has al- ~ent, wh_ile the graded schoois show· A motion by a comm itt ee selected lo wed the advanced g roup to work ed a gam of 8,329 or slig htly more Origin a li ty and resourcefuln~s on from the old confe rence was passed out their immediat e problems while than 4 o·e r cent. This - would indicate th at h aving Program Displayed Consid:. the p art of George E . Reinmillex re~h at a r~so lution be drafted e~pr~ss· 1he h as worked with the junior g~oup. mg gratit ude to the denommat10n The two groups are composing their niore teachers for less pupils is doub tsiderable Local Talent in suited in tw~nty-five new blue a n<l schools for the cooperation durin g · own br~efs. Preliminary deb ates will less due to the tendency to decrease ,1 Music and Dramatics white felt caps for the band. their former r elationship, an d wish- be held next week. the size of classes on the one h and The b and members themsel ves ing them g ood luck in their new venAfter holidays the deb a te squ ad will a nd th e unusu all y large increase in purchased the caps, and ac know ledge Prec?eding t~e . business :zieeting , the favox confe rred upon them b y ture. The reso lu tion pointed out that be free to discuss the debate problem high school enrollments as shown by eig ht of th e Inst te n c hampionships before the v.arious societies of the this fact that the total high school en - the Philomathean literar y society pre- 1 Miss To wne and her department, who in basketb all ;ind footb all h ad been school. There are fourteen members rollment in 1924 was 54 19'1 and in sented a very cle ver ly arranged pro- m ade t.he caps. A thin g of this sort has been quite aw ard ed to t he state -colleges with in the d eb ating class. There are en- 1926 was 60,106, an incr:ase' of 5,915 [ gram at the h~gh school auditorium, . · Thursday evemn~ ,December 8 · unusual heretofo1-e, ss near!;· every un animous app roval of the church ough experienced debaters to make students. Fred Duey was in charge, and the o th er d epar t men t h as d epen d e d upon schoo ls. t h ree teams. 11 program was as f o ows: th d · · t ti f · t The officers of the old conference One of t he· first de b at es will be with · A t" b . ·B th e a m1ms ra on or any eqmpmen R eadi ng, "C reat1ve r y oo th · · th · a re: R. I. Elliott, Chadron, president; T arkio, on F eb ru ary 10. • t D h B necessary or o erwise m e1r rouT ar Inn g on, ora1ea ovey ; voca1 . f I h dd d A. J. Dunl ap, Om a ha, vice-presiden t; Mr. Wi!lhoft is also arranging for "R · L 11 b ,, d .. ,... tme o work. t also s ows an a e I so os, uss1an u a y an JYlY h h h a nd M. S. Pate, Kearn ey, secretary- some g irl's deb ates. of loyalty toward t e sc ool. Bl. ue H eaven," All an H auc k , accom- touc I _,. 'd 1 ' t h •·h · treasu rer. In t he jun-i or g roup the affirma· d b M' · B b p· S 1 nu1v1 ua mvestmen s s ow v e m• P.ame Y arie ee e; iano 0 o, terest of t he group and are 'also forc es Dean Delzell is chairman of the tive team will be: Leslie Leonard, Reagan ; commi ttee appointed· to d r aft a new Dan P ettinger, an d Willi am Okrent. Six Groups Selected with "Wondering Sprites/' Maxine · for making an organized group that O ne ~act play, "Never again," with constitution for t he N ebras ka In ter- The ne gative team will consi&t of: Leaders, to Stage Various Lucy Majors, Mildred Vance, D ale is more lasting. colleg iate Ath le tic asos ciation, which Ot to Oakes, George Reinmiller, Neil Plays on Campus Dyke, a nd Glen M'oore as t he cast. will be presented at the meeting on Pettin ge r, a nd Paul Rh oten. It may be of interest to know that Larson Speaks Before Ja nu ary 7. -....., In the senio r gro up the fo'llowi11 g The regular December meeting of the p lay was written by Guy Clements, 1 Manual Arts Conference will comprise the affirmative: Wann a the Dramati c club was held in the Lit- who is a brother to Mr. S. L. ClemMetcalf, Averyl Gaines, and Ernest tle Theater, Tuesday, Decembe r 6. en ts. lt".I.."' Hasselblad. The negative will be: Prof. A V. Larson spoke on "ReTo make the Dramatic club more F red Duey, Myrlin McGuire, and iationsh.ip ·between Vocatlional Induseffective, it h as be~n divided in t o Bix Sixteen Letters Given to Ralph Chatela in. t ri al Education and Manual Arts" al players' g roups. These g roups ar e Peru Student Participates There is still a chance for any stustill und e r the old Dramat ic club or- in National Typing Contest t he Mississippi Valley manual art conHigh School Players den ts who wish to try out for college ference in Chicago, December 1, 2, 3. 'g anization. By this arrangement, deb ate, to get started. Althoug h much Lois V. Carman h as reg iste red at R epresentatives from teachers more members of the club will be E arl Applegate was et.ected ·football of the preliminary work has been given ·a chance to take p art in plays. the college here for the second quar- training institutes from .fourteen captain of Peru Prep for the .year done, the active discussion of the The members of each group will ter, h aving r ecently returned from states attended t his meet ing. It is an 1928, W ednesd ay night, December 6. question h as jus t begun., choose a name by which they w ill be New York City, where s he was a con- ann ual conference, a nd has been held The fact that he h ad bee n .c hosen Meetings are held late in the afterkno'wn. These groups will be work- testant in the In ternational No v ice I in Chicago for the past four years, to lead the Prepsters in 1928 remainnoon, and also in the evening. ing or. one-act plays to b e g ivE>n in Typewriting contest. The fina l re- but will meet in St. Louis next year. ed a secret for a time. It was anAmong the prominent men in the c0nvocation or for special programs suit of this contest is not yet comnounced a t the hi gh school football · field of manual arts who spoke: A. H. The leaders of these g roups are: p lete. b an quet, Thursday ni gh t, December High School Banquet Last spring Miss Ca rman won the Edg·ertop, Universi t y of Wisconsin; R. McGuire, W.illi am Kn app, .Elsie 7, Held for 1927 Gridmen Myrlin W allin, Lawrent e Sh umard H azel Nevada first-year typing champion- M. Selvidge, Universi t y of J.\,fissou ri; Durin g the first part of the ·season Applegate played offensive center, Thursday evening , December 8 the · Williams, and Wallace Herve;. E ach ship, and as a r esult was g iven the A. W. Mays, University of Dlinoi ; trip to New York, a ll expenses p a:id, Supt. W. T. Bowden, state s upervisor a nd defensive fullback. However, a nnu al b an quet was h eld to honor l'he g rou!' has _about .fo~rteen membe•s. durin g the latter part of the year he members of the 1927 hi g h school footA council co~ s1 sti n g o~ th e le aden by the U nderwood T ypewriter Com- of industrial education, Tulsa, Oklawas shifted to h alfb ack. played b all •team . About . seven t y-fi1ve ' were and t he Dramatic club off1c>er .> will de- pany. Incidentally, s he met Pre id-ent homa. Talks which Mr. L arson thought in m any games, and many times t h e present. · cide the. kind of plays on which eac h Coolidge at the Whi te House in Washin gto n. very profitab le as well as in t e r esting crowds were brought to their f eet by The prog ram be gan with a toast group shall work. Miss Carman's f ather· Allen L. were given on the followin g s ubjects: his 't etriffic tackling, and line smash- "The Helmet," by Mr. Math ews, wh~ These groups will h ave n othin g to ing ability. said t h at it was not so much the h el- do with the large Dramatic club plays Carm a n, is a gradu ate of this cqllege, "Use of Individu al Instruction Sheets," The following sixteen men received met itself, as what is inside. 'l hese casts will be c h osen from the and is now superintendent of sch ools "Sig nifica nce of Ma nu al Ar ts in the at Goldfi eld, Nevada. Junior Hig h Sch ool," "St udent Teac h 1-etters for football this season: Then Andrew Polston, t his year's whole club. ing." A Polston (Capt.), E . Applegate captain, told how t he team spirit must Thf r eg ul ar J anuary m eetin g will (Capt. elect), T. R ailsback, A Boell- be held together just as the "belt" not be li te rary, but a n ini tiation for Everett Progra1n Has l\IJ~mbers of the co nfere nce felt tha1 storfl', M. Stromquist, D. Stromquist, holds the machine ry. · f A · the mdividual instr uction sheet is a new members. The prob ationary Vanety O ttract1ons splen did d e vice, and .>h ou ld be 11&ed C. Cowell, B. Mclninch, I. Willi ams, R. I The next toast w as given by Daris members w~o h a ve made t hi r ty --mo1e a nd m ore. In spea k ing· of w•>rk Pate, B. N elso n, J. Monteith , W. Will- Bunch an d the title was, "Knee pointf. will be take n in to the club . A Thursd ay, December 8, the Everett in t h e Junior high school it was hrot iams, C. P atterson, M. Thornhill, H . Brace," h aving the ri g ht t hin g in the comm ittee has bee n ap opi nted by t h e literary society held t h eir regular ou t t h at {lla n ual arts i,hould be made P atter so n. ri g ht place at the right time. 111 esident, who wil1 pl an the ini tia ti on. i1 :formation al as to trades and iudusJohn Juhl con tinued with "Sox." An other committee h as heen wu··k- meewng in the Little Theater. Promp tly at eig ht o'clock the presi- t>'i es. He said they were hard to talk about, ing on the revi sion of the constituBiologists to Meet d ent turned over the meeting to MarIn his talk Mr. Lar son pointed out but nevertheless they hid many tion. garet Jen kins, who had a very intert h u w ays in which the manual art Th e regular monthly pro grP.m meet- bruises a nd knocks. ing of Si gma Beta Rho will be h eld Coach .Wonder concluded the pro- GIRLS SING CHRISTMAS SONGS esting prog!'am p lanned. The pro- t e fl1:her in ay f urther ~h ~ ends of ing ram was as follows: violin solo, Do r is <l u~trial education and rnQke it a co11i,h t he botany class ;·oom at eight g r am wi t h, "Shoe Strings." He said Erickson; readin g, Iva Pierce; pi ano r,ecting li nk between '..h e ._rc>ad g ~n o'clock, Monday evenin g, Dec. 19. that it is perfection in the little th ings The sin ging· of Christmas songs was solo, Harlan Hendee; ta lk on trip East, e:·al education fie ld a nd tbe nacrower · Tho t alks will be by Louise Case- that counts in making success. th e feature of Girls' club meeting, Joe J ones; vocal solo, Gladys Mann . t ype of wo r k . Earl Applegate, who is next year's beer, on "Popular Superstitions," and whic h was held Mo nd ay, December 5, The concluding number was a stu nt Bartlett V a nce, on "Anthropoid Beha- captain, gave a short talk on next at convocation time. put on by: Herbert Casey as St. Pe ter, vior." Students and faculty members year's prospects. The O ng basketball team defeated Girls present. at the meetin g Mon~\ Ruth Ewers, fl apper; Raym ond S teDona Jane D elzell was toast mis'\re invited to this open meetin g of T obias by the score of 12 to 5 Inst d a~, e nj oyed ~m gin g some old time vens, J ew; Chloe P ate, school t eaclrnr; 1 tress. ' th e fraternity. children s Chnstmas songs, such as Frank Kerner, foo t ball st a r , !'eal'I week, and has good promises of deDr . Pqol, h ead of the rler artment of "Up on the . House~;op," and "Jolly Keefer, cr.azy woman ; Ber t Will;ams, velopi ng into a winning team. Fulton liot11 ny of the University t>f Nebrasl<n, The names of those who are getting Old Sn.int Nicholas. Davenport, '28, is coaching the team Everett. h <is consented to lecture in P ern early degrees, diplom as, a nd ce r tificates thi year, and expect to bring hi · in February Lon "Mt. Raini er, the were posted on the bulletin board Ig norance is not innocence, but sin. F red Du ey a nd Law r ence Shumard cagers to the l\IJNK tournament at Mount nil') t hA'. L was God.'' W edn esd ay. . ' - Hrownin g-. P l'U in February. we nt to Ne bl'ask a City S at urday.

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water, an d gear g r ease. The s ame person will neglect t h e most wond erful m achine of the entir e u nive rse, the human body. For thousands of year s nian was an outdooi· creature, usin g his h ands t o _w r estle the elemen ts tor a me r t ex1stem:e. A1 most ov·erni·g ht. model'n civi li zat ion, wi th its labo r-savin g inventions, h as ,.~~ given him a whit e coll ar p osition. TJ{e change .4 has been too sudoen. Without b odily exercise tne empire of m an w ould soon f ade in to ruin and decay ' Many of ou r promine nt indust r ial- men h ave r eali zed a need fo r exercise and recreation. Sever al of our lar ge rail roads h ave installed systems of inter -div ision at hlet ics. Most of our moder n factori es h ave g ymn asiums, swimming pools, and g olf links for the benefit of their workers. In thi.s g r eat ag ricult u ral distric t some have said t h at the farm er g ets enou gh exer cise. and that the ph ysical t raining is for the indoor worker.'! h av e noticed th at most fa rmers lack smooth motor coordination, and after a certain age t heir p osture becomes b ad. Physical cultur e under competent leadership would be of gre at benefit to the rural communit ies: Hig h school sup erintende nts are beginn ing to call for teachers who can install a ph ysical educ ation p ro g r am into their school syst ems, as well as m an age t he athletics. High schools are p ay ing salaries v aryin g from $1600 to $4000. Colleg es in t his section p ay from $2500 t o $8000, and the vocation is in its infancy.Lon R. Graf .

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The pcogmm h a ve been varied t his wee k. Monday, D ecember 5, t h e Girls' • 1 clu b and Men's club h eld t h eir reg!:!!!!!::=: ul ar sep ar ate convocations. - - - - - - -- - - -- -- - -- -- - - - - -- - -- - -- - -- ; W ed nesd ay, December 7, t he t r ainin g sc h ool or chestr a, u n der t he diEntered at the' Postoffice at Peru, Neb~•ka, aa eeconcJ. class matter. rection of R alp h Ch atel ai n, gave two Publi&hed Weekly by the Peru State T~~ College. selection s: " N ational H onor March ," $1.00 per year. Sing:l.e CON, 5 cents. Brooks; Overt ure, " Mi gn on ett e," b y B aumon . The orch estra h as abb ut Business Manager - ,- ----- - ---------------- ----------- Millard. M. Fowler thirty-five members. Frida y, December 9, due to the f act students .do not have time to re ad up on curre nt ·e vents, Amzie Grass gave REPORTERS a t hree minute talk on "Current Items of Inter est," the first of a series o! LaDean Nickel Musetta Campbell Lawrence"Shumard su ch t alks. Squire W atson Willi am Ring Genevieve Fisher The pi ano st udents of Mr. Benfo rd - Lucille Dickil'lson Clarence Jones Loretta Sheehan gave sev er al pieces. Three solos we r e Leora Setzer Lila McDonald Kenneth Stiers played: James Mumper Mrs. Mabel Oakes ;,Boh eme Polka" - -- - - - - - Rubenstein Cecil M. Rho ades Esther Rogers (Waldo 0 . .Willhoft, faculty adviser.) " Barc ar olle" --- -- - -- - ------ - -- Dett Bess Mahan "S an Tanna " _____ __ _______ _...., Bryan Lucille Hughes ·Why Major in Physical Education?

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HIGH SCHOOL NEWS Rev. Beebe spoke at high school convocation, Wednesday. ~ Miss Nella Fry is d oing stenographic work for Miss Brandt, ai; part of her w ork in dictat ion class. , Bask etball practice has started in earnest; the boys have been pract icin g in the colleg e gymnasium. The m anual activities class h ave displayed some genuine talent in the const ruc t ion of their Christmas to ys. Mi ss F aulhaber h as organized the Girls' R eserve . . Their reg ular meet ings will be at convocation time on .Tuesd ays.

. Jan nin g t o attend th e N ation a l F eder ation of Comme.r ci al Teachers t o be held in Kansas City durin g the holid ays. They will also attend the 'Ueeting of t he National council of Pi Omega Pi fr ate r nit y, whic h will be held i n t h at city on December 29. SMITH AT HARVARD

Fred Colfax S mith, known to his many Peru friends as F. C. Smith, former head of the m anu al t r ainin g and lead er of the coJl.ege band , is now completing h is doctor 's d egree at Harv ard university. Mr. Smith left Peru in 1918 t o ta ke up Y. M. C. A. work in France. At the close of th e .W orld wa r h e was p ut in char ge of the Y. M. C. A. t r ain in g school at New York City.

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" What is life?" was the thenttl of the Re verend Beel>e at the meet,ing of the Y. M. C. A , Wednesday evening . T he sp e aker asked t!Ml questio n "ls Life Wo r th While?" His short t alk was very inte r esting and t hought -inspirin g. " Bill" Thomas, state secretary of the Hi Y organization, said a f ew words, rem iniscing of the days w hen he was a student hel"e in P eru. Mr. T ho mas said he w ould be very glad to discuss Hi y w ith , anyone who p lans to go out n ext y ear in · th• teaching field. The meeting w as opened by singing several songs, an d h earing the devot ion al, which w as r ead by Leo Haupt· man. Mrs. Mon tgomer y~s annual art ex h ibit and sale w as held in t he faculty room, December 9 and 10.

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Solving t he St udent's Problems When a st udent first en te r s co lleg e fro m high scho ol he is confro nted wi t h man y per plexing problems. T h e g r eatest of these is that of learnin g t o adjust hi mself to new situ ations in co lleg e life. In his hi gh school car eer he was .livi ng at home · and bis w or k w as under direct supervision . In college he fa away from h ome and has v ery li t tle if any di r ect supervision. His problem of r e-adjust ment is .a t'eal one, for he is chan ging fr om home \ uidance to self-guidance, and from sc hool sup ervision 'to self•supervision. Probl ems of the proper b ala nce between stud y an d recreation; w hen and how t o stud y, college friendshi ps, sel ectio n of stud ies a nd formation of a d~s ir abl e schedule, the selection of t h e most desirable field of ed uc ation in which to specialize, soci al life, p articip ation in t he traditions and customs ~ h at m ak e up school spirit · a ll confron t t he student du rin g bis first year in colleg e. The mann er in w hich adjustments are made to t h ese pr oblems dete rmines the success and h appin ess of t he st udent in college life, and to a la r g e extent at least, in l ater life. The problem of h elpi n g students to m ake adjustments to .:ollege lif.e is l"ClW r eceiving a gre at deal of att en ti on. · The fn lluwi nir book s in ou r li b r ar y will be of interest to studen ts who r ea ll y wihh to m ake the be st pr,ssihle adjustments: Laird-The Psycholog y of Personal Efficien cy. Headley --H ow to Stu dy in Colleg e bvok---How i.O Stu dy an d W or k E fectively LaRue·--Men tal Hyg1e>1e Crawford· · Meth ods of. Study Fulto n-- ·Colleg e Life F osdkk- -Ad venturous R eligion C!ip p1i1ger-Student Rel ationships Edwar ds-Fundamental Prin cip les of Learning a nd Stud y.

Twent y students h ave J·oined the placement bureau fo r posit ions fo r next sem ester. \ There h av e also been several re- j,--~~~-~----~~-~-~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~-. qu ests fr om fo rmer P eruvians for teachers in their schools. FACULTY DJRECTORY

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Why Study Mathematics? When Anto n Burg of the University of Chicag o wished to est ablish a new hig h jump rec· or d of six and on e-half fe et he computed his mass and m oment um, the distanc·e he t r avelled, t he ang le of appro ach as the bar was r aised, t he center of gravi ty as he cleared the bar, and the m ann e1· of m aintaining the center of gravi ty as he hurtled throu g h the air. ln order to do all ·, his he said it w as necessary for him t o nieditate over mathem atics and t he c: alculu·S. E.ixcept for coaching athletics, prob ably one co ul d not make much of a living ~aint ai nin g a hi gh j ump r ecord. Yet t his is only one example of those ·ever increasing fi elds · of applic ation of th at anc ient and n oble body of trut hs k nown as

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Continuin g from last week, t he fol- · lo wing is a list of the new book~ to : 1 be fou nd in the library: Col . Bob Ing ersoll - --------- R ogers Psycho-An alysis for Normal People I ___ __ __ ____ __ ___ ____'. , ___ Cost er Ment!\l Grow th of Children __ Johnso n History of Music -------- L ango rmy .Scenes for Scene-P ainters ___ __ __R ose Fundamentals in Sexual Ethics

------- - ------------ Herbert Thou ghts of Youth ------ ---- Drury Makin g t h e Little Theater P ay ! --------- - ------- - -- Hindsell Secondar y School Cur ricula ____ Uhl mathem at ics. Histo r y of R ome - ------ --- -- Fra nk : When we r ealize th at to me asure is to know . we find that nearly all Bookkeeping and Accounting , Ed. 2 : branches of human kn owledg e and end·eavor must sooner or later call upon m athem atics ~n some form . The student m aj orin g and de velopin g skill in How to '.11athe1:1 ~'tics would find the follo wing t yp es of ot:cup ations open: en g ineer- Modern Educ ation al Theories __ Bod e !· 1?g. ~civil, m ech anical, elect ric al, chemical, r ailro ad, sanitary, mining ). st a- P ro blems of the, Actor _____ _ Calver t j. t1st1c rn ~ , exp ert ac t ua ry, dr au g ht sman, architect, civil ser vice m athem atician, Common Sense of Music ____ Spaeth Gentle Ar t Of Tramping ___ _ Graham ~nd expe_r t accountant. One could n ot h ope to study education in some of its more impor tant fields, as for example m easurem ents wi thout a kn owledge Physics for College ------- Gr ah am Adolescent -------- --- ---- Slaughte r of mat hematics in some of its more adv a nced form s. Epochs in Musical Progress __ Hamilton The s ala ri·es in the various occup ations m ay be said to ran ge fr om $100 per mo nt h for tne rodma n or chai.-~.1 an of a surveying p'.lrty to $ull,OOO a year The December American conta ins ~ r m~ r e I the co nsultin i..- engu<ee t . F or tho50 primaril y in t.erest ~rl !n te!;l ,::h~ng, a car eful study of t he t eac her s of m ath em atics in Nebrask a hi gh schools a biog raphical sket ch of Brook s m 1926 sho~ ed the foll owing average salari es : s up erintenden ts with deg rees Fletcher, Americ a's hi ghest p aid p ub$1~07'. sup en _ntend en ts wit h out de gr ees $1765, p r inci p a ls w ith degr ees $1285, lic speaker, a nd one of her v·e r y fe w pnn c1p ~ ls without deg r ees $1300, t each er s only with degrees $1254· t eachers living or at or s. only without de grees $1187, and the g eneral average for all m athemat ics In the Decembe r H ar pers Sara Comte ac h~rs :was ~ 1430. L ast year one of the lar gest t eacher employment agencies m this state rep orted th e subjects in w hich the d emand exceeded stock writes of Aimee Semple McPherson and th e Angelus TempJ.e. The ar the supply, and the first one list ed . w as m athematics. t . By far t~e greater i:iumb~r of teache rs are ~mployed in the g r ade posi• icle tells fully how Miss M'~ Ph erson h ons, a nd f~ 1 them a cou b e m professio nal m at hematics is strong ly recom- uses all ki n ds of dr amatic effects, a nd mended. Ma ny p rrnfo und chan ges ar e being made in ar ith metic, an d teac h- stages allegoric a l pl ays, to ill ustrate e~·s tod ay h ave as •~ ev er befor e a g r eater oppo r t uni ty to poin t t he wa y .to a her evangelistic sermons. The r e~·1ch er and more vi tal education by methods mo r e inte resting and satisfy- mar kable fact, s ays t h e wri ter, is t h at m g t o teachers a li ke. F or th ose p ersons w ho h ave p 1ace d specia · 1 t his ev angelist m ain tains her tab er,and pupils . h . emp as1s on ar1 thmet1c and fo r others who h ave mad · 1 t. d f n acle at one place year on year, and th e mathematics of the rad es · · • e ~ specia s ·u Y a unlike her con t emp or ar.i es, need not . . . g , positions as dep ar tmen ta l m str uct or s· super visors, and prmc1pals are open . With the development of t he ju n ior hi gh seek new fi.elds of con quest. school th er e h as evolved an en tirely n ew uni t of inst r uction, and there is a " The P assing of Pu nctuation" is t h e de1ma.nd ~or19te26ac h e1:s properl y qu alified t o h andle this wo rk. The medi an ti tle of an article in t h e current Bo ok sa ar1es rn -27 rn towns of 2500 to 5000 f o. · · h " h t h . r JUill OI" 1g eac ers w as rnan, which tells how pun ctu ation $1346, and for JUnioll' hig h principals was $1780. I Whatev er your p articul ar needs m ay be yo u will fi nd t h at a course in originated, and where it is goi ng to. the type of m athematics in which yo u ar e most interested is tau g·h t some Apropos of true Christmas spirit t ime during t h e year at P er u.- Arthur L. Hill. t h e N ational Geog rap hic devotes most o_f its sp ace th is month to a descr ipThe fo llowin g m embers of t he fac ulty will con trib ute t• . . · tl p d · "D ar 1c 1es yet to appea1: m le e agogian epar tmen t" ser ies: P rofessors Holch an d Ho t in hon of t he Ho ly L and. Twen ty-seven t he issue of December 20; Prof. L arso n a nd Miss Root 1·n tile iss · ue o.f' Jyanu- autoc hro rn es a r e in cluded. . ar y 10; and MlSses P. almer , Towne • and TiJton in t h e 1·ss ue O.r.t J an u ary 17 W ate h for th ese art1d es, an d keep t heir co ntent in mind w h en r ·s . · Frank Ch apin and W aldo Wi!lhoft t he second semester. eg i ter m g speat Suncl ny a.t their homes in Nebras ka City.

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At a Spec!. al screen1'ng of t h e P asThe C. C. A. held a meeting in their l'Oom of the auditorium, Wednesday sion Pl ay," at the Crystal Theater, Saturday, December 3, the followin g evening. After t'he business part of the meet- people witnessed this picture a nd! 't a follows· ing was concluded, a short program commen ted On l s ,,, · ----Lconsi§.ting of a vocal solo by Loretta We consider The P asion Play a Lutz and a piano solo by Maxine Reagan was enjoyed. The remainder of wonderful picture remarkab ly well the evening w as spent in playing pro- acted and true to th e Bible story.gressive rook. Refreshments were We consider it a gr eat privilege ' served by the refreshment c.ommittee. to see such a picture.- Col T. J. Ma=~~=-<::::>=<::::>=~~! jors Mr. and Mrs. Frank Majors.

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It is a remark able depiction and cannot fail to have a good moral effect on all who witne ~s it.-E. C. Reed, M. D.

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pd . ff' The e agog1an o ice (office of Mi CI k S d D English aepartment) has some addi ss ar spen t atur ay, ecemIn "LIBRARIES" for November tional copies of b ack n umbers of the her 3, in Auburn. there appears a short accou nt of the ! Ped agogian, numbers 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, work which is expect~d of t h e refer- 7, a nd 9. Students who want copie s John Harmon w as recently operated It to complete t heir file s may obta1·n on for appendicitis. ence librari an il;l a schoo l library. "' the same by calling at the office. I would make a pretty g·o od cross secMiss Tear and Mr. Crago attended tion view of the work at the Peru ELECTED TO FRATE R NITY a meeting at Wesleyan, Frid ay. lib ra ry desk, with a f ew substitutions.

"The bell! Oh, yes- that means Prof . E . C. Bec k was recen t l y im. . peace and quiet! Wonder what the j t i ated into Phi,. Delta Kappa, men's children really think the bells are educational fraterni ty, at Peabody in for- might make an interestin g ques- stitute, Nashville, Tennessee. P eru comrades of the Eng lish master cont ion aire. S t ill, it doesn't t ake them sider him well worthy of the honor. so very long to settle down, and b esides they must have. their fr eedom. ACTIVITIES AT THE JUNIOR H. S. I'll just move Bob now before h e fa scinates those freshman girls into a At Juni or hig h school assembly state of unconsciousr,i ess. N o, Bob, Thursday afternoon , Ardis Monroe you weren't d oing a thing, but I b e- gave a reading from Mark Twain, a nd lieve you will be more comfor t able P aul Harris played a pfano solo. down there at the other end qf the tab)'e-yes, right there.", The Junior hig h school assembly Mornin g papers up, magazines room was calcomined and redecorated checked, bulletin bo ard in order, let- last Saturday. ters answered. Kutnink Addresses Men "Well! Th :;i.t one was not so easy! Games in the South Sea Islands . .What The Men's club met in the Li ttle class can be studying that-?" Theater Monday, December 5. No im"A picture of a front view of an portant busines7 was taken up, but elephant? How odd! They are all Co ach Kut nink gave a talk on o::!sketside views. Oh, here is one. His b all prospects. trunk? Well, can't you figure out Joe Jones, secretary of t he club, for yourself how long to draw it? It took the roll by having the men is re ally a splendid likeness-almost stand and announce from wh at town the best I h ave ever seen-you better they come when their names were take it." r ead. This caused much amusement, "Sorry, John, I h aven't any rubber and also gave the men a chance to bands or clips. Ruler? Yes. Scis- get better acqu ainted with their neighbors. sors? Yes. Colored crayons? Only red, green, and brown. Please be sure · ~

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that materi al from the state library." "Mr. J ones, here is the answer to that question I referred to the state library for you; and the year-book you want is on the way." "Now what b ecame of Mary? 'f..here ~ she is. 'Mary, these are all our clip-

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1 to bring that pencil b ack, t he minute you are thru with it. Paste? Well, a ~ I thought the Passion Play won- lit tle." ' Students and others doing light ho usekeeping will find i>Ur store Q derful, it is• a play one can never forManual Training Lum.her a Yery satisfacory place to trade. You can secure almost ~very n~cJ get; it is so impressive.-Mrs. ·w. H. "Yes, indeed, M'r. Brown, the Iiin small crnantiti~ and no advance in prices. TRY US Thank You. Ji .J ewell. . ' brary would simply love to p artici- (} Phone 25 Phone 25 (/ Lac, uer ...and Enamel ~ , It is a g ood picture. Well worth pate in the Industri al Arts exhibit. ~="">=~~~~.::::::..=~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~;:;;~~~~~~~~~~~~~ while ' for both young and old to see. Gl ad we have a month to work on it." ' ~<::::.=~~·~,,.c::::>-<~=..:;:::,..c::>..:::::~=>-'~=,..:;:::-,,c:=>o<;~

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PERU PEDAGOGIAN NUMBER 11.

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Peru Cage Schedule Football Banquet Held 1 Almost Completed .1 l~ n L.t tt"i. e (j y m nas1·um . Fr.td ay IGames With Kansas Teams · • --S k p I \Vill Feature 1928 Season; !Merits of 1927 Team Lauded by pea ers; ate Speaks on "Gold Footballs" II Emporia Comes Her e

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• 1 By d int of much effort Coaches An inter ested a u ~ i e nc e of Si gma I 1 Graf and K u tn ink h ave fin ally ar " 'T'he banquet was a cr,edit t o the on the personal habits of certain pla.yT au Delta member s a nd guests greet- 1 At that t ime $120 furni shed a l t t t' b J th JI h d le r ed Keene Abbott, dramatic crit ic of , r ang ec a en ·a )Ve as re a sc e u record it celebrated," said one g uest, er s. L . D. Redfern gave apprec1athe Omah a World- Herald, in t he fa c- 1 year's bo a r d, lig ht, fu el, and th at does cred it to both lihemselves after the fo otball b anq uet held in t he tion t o the Bobcats, on the part af the tuition. N ow $700 will fu rnish d th h J ul ty roo m Mond ay evenin g, Decemb er an e sc 00 · hig h school gymnasium, Friday even- t ow nspeople. "Gold Footballs" was th e sam e comfor ts. Beca f th ece t b k of 12 to h ear t he Nebraska writer sp eak use 0 e r n rea -up in g at six o'clock. the toast responded to by President about his famo us story, "Tree of Gy m nas iu m costu mes h ad the old confe r ence it m ust be reali zed T here ; ere present 176 studen ts, Pate. Mr . .l?are reiterated the state, 1.,, eves to t he wrist, and skirts ti1 at th· mall task Life." . is was no s · f aculty, and towns-people, includ ing inent of Coach Graf that the 1927 wc 1e two to three and a h alf Lat J D DI JI tt ded ' Mr. Abbott read t he latte r h alf of , • · s wee c e an e ze a · en the footb all players and Jany frfonds. Bobcat team was comprised of not the meet 1" s of t h e old and t J. e new l Yar d·s wid e, fin ished ten inches the sto r y, and t hen explained th e me- 1 ng l' Th e menu consist ed of mashed p o- only footb all play·ers, but gent efr om t he fl oor. conferences in Lincoln with the re- tatoes, brown g ravy, chanism of its make-up. Mr. Abbott ' beef loaf, men. But El mira, li ke all the rest , suit that a te n tative schedule of te n cr eamed peas, lettuce with m ayon aise, J . A . J imerson , sup erm · ten d en t a t put into h is own compositio n an interis nb· Longer t he college of t he g ames was lined up with other schools pa~kerhouse ro lls, lemon jello, wafers, Auburn, and a P eruvian, a ddressed Pr etation w hicli th e casu al r ead'e r ofpast; sh e is modern, very modIn the stat h 1 ten misses, was th e verdi ct of t hose e. · and coffee. Prof. Ji nd ra and his or- t he group on the subject, "Cate ing ern. I While all t his too k place, Coach who h ad previously r ead t he Chr istchestra received merited appl ause for Bobcats." Mr. J imerson stressed t h e mas st ory. \ Kut nink made a hurried invasion into the well-chosen selections r endered fact t hat t here is no need to take T he sto r y itse lf ap pear ed in the At· K&nsas, in w hich h e made a,rrange- du r ing the progress of the dinner. j' special p ains t o attract men to P,eru; !antic Mo nthly fo r December, 1926, ments for a foq r- d ay trip in J an u ary, Willi am /Ri ng intr oduced the toast- all t hat is necessary is to turn out and t his fa ll was prod uced hy Doublefor one of t he stron gest t eams in the master, William Okrent, w ho wittily 1 gentlemen coaches, w ho by the ex· t· Kansas state confe r ence coming to committed the g athering to a fe ast :I amp Ie t h ey set m · th e various · day. p age an d Compan:y , aJl a Ch r 1s commas gift book. The story concerns Peru in March, a nd fo r . th~ n ation al of laug hs. Art hu r Gariss first re- I munit ies, will ma ke mothers want to th ree men, crossin g a Neb raska Cr'a go Considers Pens!on to urnamen t at Kansas City m Marc~. sponded on the list ·of toasts, and re- 1send t h eir boys and gii:ls t o Peru . pr airie, t o att end a da nce at t he near w·11 A M The schedule t hus far complet ed JS viewed t he Bobc at season of 1927. The b an quet was closed by singing System I ttract 1 1 d · · est town. A bl izzar d over t a1ces t h em, f . ore as fo llows: He introdu ced t he lettermen w ho a verse of th e co or song, an gwmg and t hey endeavor to guide their way T ::achers to P.r o ess1on J an . 3 .Syracuse L eg io n at P eru will not be back next year. the sc hool yell. by a Jone p ine t ree, an outstanding J an. 7 T arkio at Peru Daris Bunch, captai n-elect, r espond- , Afte r 1ihe banq uet. a dance was held Peru students may be interested in J an. 11, 12 13, and 14 Kansas t r ip d b . d . h t . t . th Id F , "t b ·id·ng land m ar k' Which h as saved man y ' e y intro ucmg t e re urm ng 1e . rn e o . a rme rs " ore Ill 1 , h Id _ . i. d d bl b f ou ll· ves by po1·11 t i' n g out f oi· them t he1·1. t he fact t h at pensio ns fo r t he retire- .7 an. 20 Dana at P eru terme n w o wou compnse tice nu- an a c onsi er a e num er o c men t of teac hers is now one -of t h e J an. 27 Grand Island a't P eru f C · tt d w·11· )ocatl· on. 1 1 1 c eus of t he team nex.t all. oac 1 ~ es w ere m a en ance. l iams, In th eir aimless marc h one of the national questions discussed. F eb. 3 Omaha A. C. or Uni. at P eru Graf add ressed the audience on "Rais- Bunch, Blair, and Shelley furnished Miss Ruth P yr tle, of Li ncoln, . a Feb. 4 D an a at Blair ,_ . mien Stumbles On the Stulno Wher e ing Bobcats," and also mad e c omments , t 1!e m u sic. once stoo d t he tree. The t h ree ljilen member of t he state normal board , Feb. 10 Kearney at Kearney hasten to track dow n t he perpetrator, presented a reso lution stati ng .t h at Feb. 11 York at York ,..intending to ha ng hi m. The gleam of twenty-two states h ave adop ted st ate Feb. 17 and 18 Cha'dro n at P eru Benford to Appear a fa r -off fire soon gui d es t h em to t heir wide r etirement fo r teachers. Feb. 23 York at P eru in J anuar y Recit al l Al victim, who h as built a ro ari ng fire T hey h ave also pledg ed t he ~oar d Mar ch 2 and 3 Ch adron at Chad r on -besid e a covered w agon, t he fi r e be- in favo r of a stud y of t he principle of Marc h 9 Emp oria, Kansas State P rof essor R. T. Benfo r d will give a ing made fr om t he wood of the tree. l ·eti·J·em ei'nt and fo r the working out T eachers College, at Peru After exp lai ing their mission, t he of some p lan whereby t h is principle March 13, 14, 15, and 16 N ation al piano recital on Thursday, Janu ~ ry 6, Changes Yet to Be Made Three Wise Men fi nd that t he tree may be m ade into a state law. to u rnam ent at Kans as City 1928. The p rogr am is as fo llows : Before Final Announcehad been chopped down to provide A committee consisting of th e All a Turca -- - -- - --- ---- -- --- Mozar t t Gi warm foo d fo r an exoectan t m~tber he1tds of t he four state normal schools, £"" Nocturne Op 48 No. 1 -- ---- Chop~n men___ven . the -cover ed wagon' M1'ss Pyrtle ' and State Superi ntendent ~ E• l D ac h t ar awan ---- - --- R u b ens t em who no w lay m ' with the babe snu gg led in the blank- I T aylor, was appointed to study t he Co nt ra Dance ---- -------- Beethoven From the courses offered next sesalaries -paid to state norm al teac hPolichinelle ____ __:. ___ R achma ninoff . m.ester tl)e st_udent may choose for e t s b es1"d e h er. d The self -appoi nted justicers give ers in the o !Y~e r states. . Val se Triste ---- - ------ - ---- Sibeli us himself a vane progra m. 'f t t t h f t h d t h . h a ts T his questio n has been discussed S1"xteen Let ter men B k I W altz Op. 39 ---- --- ---- - - - Brahms T he following is an advance an~;ee~edo to ~u:dei~:.· ~~en ineJ;he ~:e~~ j amo ng some of the P er u faculty ac Turkey in th e Straw ----- -- - Guio.n nouncement of the schedule ff~ couTses ence of t h e ' Christmas idy l revealed I members. Th~ fo llowin g comments Next Year Concer t Op. 103 -- -- - --- Sain t-Sae ns foll next semester: before them. · have been m a. e: (First Movement ) I Art: P u blic Ec hool art, history and T he aut hor drew considerable " The state board h ~s p assed a reso Twenty-eigh t letters were awar ded Mrs. R. T. Benford at t he second ap preciation of art, ind ustrial art, .1 f th r t b h' . Juti on on t he state-wid e p lan fo r t he to 1927 Bobcat footb all p la yer s, ac- piano . , methods of teaching art, drawing and smi es 1:om e JS ener s Y JS im- retirement of teachers,"· said Presi- cord ing to rece nt an nou ncemen t by personat10n of the Scotch character p " Th n b k St t Coac h ·Graf. p ainting. . dent ate. e ~~ e ras a a e · l T t b t 1 d m the story, and -th e dn.!l way of . . . T he twenty-e1'ght letters Whitfields• to Er ect ~10 ogy :. ~over e ra e zoo. ogy, e n. th t' Th I h Teacher's AssocJ at 1on is alr eady comwere c at1onal b10logy, comparative anatod rea mg e con ve rs a 1011. e 1us . d h f t h , awarded to: · R h G 1. of the blizzar d brough t a hush over rmtte to t e po icy 0 eac ers oom1ng- ouse, arage iny, genetics and evolution. . . Mr Abb tt . d tireme nt, and t he Bo ar d of Education N aim;m B. Williams th d 1 0 e au (iCencet'. as d · ex3p) am e of state normal sch ools endorsed t his Rog ers Riggins Education: Child psychology, classon ·mue on page · . d A two-story brick and st ucco build- r com man11.gement, elementa r y curri1 p lan m a ge neral way and suggeste Krejc i Frad y 1ing, 30x55 feet, is wh at H. H . W h i t- cul um. high school curriculum, scout., study for the p u rp ose of devising a P arriott Bun ch Delta Alpha Pl S Hear fie ld a nd son, S. W. Whi t fie ld, pl a n mar.tership tvai ning, psychology 01 fe asible p lan t hat would be applica bl e Toft Gaines Debate on Live Subject to all of t he p ublic schools in the Heywoo d Majors to erect' on t he lot where the old Del- adolescence, junior high school ' prin- state includ ing t he fo ur state teachHart McElroy monico hotel formerly stood. cip les, ru ra l ' school management, . An ext raordi nar y, yet ori ginal sub- ers coll eges." S elk Car ter T he upper story of th e buildin g comm uni ty leadershjp and parent1ect was p r esen ted at the Delt a Alpha "While t h e pension is looked upon Hert~ Gariss is to be an up-to-date roomin g house. teac hers association, character develPi meeting. Mond ay nigh t, December mor e as an ac t of ch ari ty," /sai d Dean Zorn this will provid e a p lace for the opme.nt, psychology of learning men12· Brockman t ransient t r affic of Peru. ta l met hod , psychology, high school Delzell, "the r etirement fund is more humard Zook The prog r am, which hinged on an of an investment. The state r eti reDelzell You n g I!\ t h e lower story the Whi t fields principles, p lays a nd gan~es, story tell · info r mal debate, was interesting in men t f und is simil ar to t he WisconMalm plan to make a ga rage, wi t h a l arge ing . sty le as well as in sub ject. The sub- sin plan, and, in my opinion, is better Kerner Bell fillin g st a,tion extend ing out t oward Eng lish: Old E nglish, literary interject of t he ·debate was: " Resolved, t han a pensi'on." For t the street. This fi lli ng st ation is to pretation, American short tory, adOf t hese twe nty-ei gh t me n sixteen lJe erected on t h e nor t h side so t h at I vance d p l ay pro d uct1on, · E ng 1·1sh II, t hat marr ied women should l'l:lDt b e "Youn g men and women of ability," allowed to teach in p ubli c schools." spoke P rof essor Crago, " are not at will be back in moleskin outfits next there m ay be lar g er drivew ays a nd ndvanced literary interpretation , EngThe affirmative was t aken b y Otto p r esent taking up teacher training in fu ll to fo llow Captain Bu nch t hrough yet not interfere with the traffic lish I, Tennyson, play ptoduction, e'Vo ak eS.' t·h e nega t'ive by Rena Caskey · sufficient n umbers to supp ly all teach - another successfu l season. whic h pa•ses the g. arag·e. . olution of the book, teaching of high On first t hought the subject seems ing positions with good teachers. Besides the sixteen lettermen t here The work of g r adin g and clearin g s.c'hool English, news editing, news a peculi ar one, yet it is tru ly educa- Many good teachers leave t he schools a1:e ma_n y fe llo"".s on t he campus who is now being carried on, a nd, p ro- writing. tion al. The mai n points p resented every year because of greater finan- wi ll smt up ag am next ye ar; not hav- v idin g t he weather is not to o sever e, Geography: L atin America, geograby the affirmative were: (1) Married in g continued t h rou ghou t t h e season t,,he r et 0in ing wall on t he east and t he phic influences in American history cial rewards in other fie lds. d h h women can not cred itably do t he h this f all. An t en t er e are the r e- fo undations will b e b uilt t his wi nter. economic geography, prima1·y geo" P roper p r ov isio n fo r teac er ref th h " h h 1 work of both teac hers and homemak- tiremen t allowances would help to cruits rom · e 1g sc oo s to regraphy, teehnic of teaching elemeners. (2) Married women in t he school r eli eve t hese conditions an d to su pply plenish the ranks dep leted by gradEssay Contest Announced tary geography. New Europe. would be har mful t o t he so ci al sys- the schools with good teachers. Leg - uation, and help P eru to another History and Social Sciences: United tern, because their p rese nce br ings islfitures are not apt to pass teac her championship. Stales history twentieth century his· poli tics into the school. (3) '])hey retirement Jaws un less teachers t h emThe J 928 subject for the fift h an· tory, English hi tory, teaci'>ers course keep sal ar ies low. selves show an intell igent interest in ADOPT NEW CONSTITUTION nual scholastic essay contest RS an- in history and othe1· social sciences, The g ist of t he negative argu ment noun ced t his wee k by t he Brook· United States histo;ry-midu\e period. The 1·errul · centere d aro un d th e f ac t t h a t J'f t h e the probl em." ., a1· D1·am at1'c cltJb m eet- BJ·ight F o11ndat.ion, v iews internation- argumen t a t'10n nn d d e b a t e, A mencan teacher h as, ab ility, p ersonality, is • in g was held Thursd ny evening, De- al r elati ons from . a b iolog·ical stand - p olitics and social ideas, American citefficient, and industrious, t hen her 1928 Pc;?ruvian Progresses cember 15, in the Little T heater. point. izenship and politics. matrimo nial affairs are her own; t h at -- - The new constitutio n w as p r esent"As t he white popu lation of the! . Home Economi s: Foods and clothis, the welfare of the child shoul d be Work on t he 1928 Peruvian is pro - ed by th e c0mmittee w ho hav e b een Uni ted States of America and the mg, home management. the prim ary consider ation. The eug en- gressing nicely wit h a big p er cent r ev isl ng it. Cecil Stark r ead the con- Brit ish Commonwealth has increased Language: Spnnish, Virgil, Greek ic side of t he q uestion was th en pre- of t he work in t he hands of the en- sti tuti on, after which it was di$c ussed in the p ast century from twenty and Roman mytholo y, Latin. se. nted. No rebuttal was offered by gravers at t hi s time. The n ew Per u- by the memb er s. million to one hundred seventy millJl.1anuaJ Arts: lndustrial education, t he spea kers, b ut a ge neral discussion vi an will embody a number of A f ew correct ions and a dditions ion in how far will the continued carpentry, metal work, cabinet maktook its place. chan ges in styl e as well as new ideas, wer e made to make it suitable for all. growth of popu lation and the dimin- ing,. ndvanced cabinet making, meAt a recent meeting th e fo llowing J which t he st aff think will improv e Th e club accepted t he co nstit ut ion ishing food supp ly affect the future chanical and architectural drawing, members were elected to member ship: the book from an arti stic p oint of af t er th ~·e ch anges wer e m ade. r elations bet ween these two countr ies, , wood turning. Florence Jones, Ardis Monroe, Evelyn v iew. • After this discussion, Joe J ones and to what extent will it affect their Mathematics: Trigonometry, calcu Snyder, Emma Wood, Ruth Hatten, Durin g· th e month of J anu a ry the r ead a p ~1pe r w hi ch he h ad prep ar ed relPtions to other nat ions." 11us, statistical n ialy is. survesing, voLoui se Casebeer, and Professor Baker. P edagog ian will carry a series of ar - on "The Growth of Scenery a nd Spe-I This is the subject which is open' cational mathematics, history of Members of t he fratern ity were p leas- ticles on !Yh e P eruvi an whi ch wi ll ac- cial Effects ~ i nce the time of Sh ake-, to students in secondary schools mathematics . . eel to see these members present at quaint t he new stude nts as well as th e Rpcare." The p aper was intcr()sting as which are members of the foundation. Mu ic: Methods of teaching mu ic. the Inst meeting, and to welcome them old wit.h ju st what t he P eru vi.an is we ll as NhlC'~ ti "n"l. The steps of The first prize con.ists of a round t public school mu ic, I e club, hnrinio t he fratern ity group. Initiation and what n st nncl!i fo r. Watch for progress in t he developmen t of the / tr ip to Gre•t Britain and a letter of mony, cho ·us, study of in trumcut services will be held in I.he near fu . lh ese wr il e- ups in the i ~su es of this . tn 1, n!~ we lrnow it today, was clear- credit for one hundred pounds ter- 1 ore he ·tra, appreciation, rran• in nd 1Jy shown. 1ling. Lul'e. paper after the holidays. (Contjnued on lnl:lt page)

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THE CYCLE Life's Morn: The ·song of the lark is in the rippling laughter of the babe; The blue of sky is azure in his eyes; A dewy freshness on his lips and sparkling smile, God's wonder dawn--of day, and life-there lies.

Keene Abbott, w ho spoke to Sig.'lla Tau Delta, has written co r-~ider­ able literature of wide p op L1hrity. I. ".; He h as cp ntrib ut ed several sto1 ies to the Satu.r day Eve1 E11terE;~ f!f the Posto ff ice at P e ru, Nebraska, as ·second class matter. nin g Post, but h as declin ed E ditor Published W eekly by the Peru State Teacl\ers College. i L'o rimer's l'equest for m <>r e, ber.ause $1.00 per year. Single cop.y, 5 cents. he does not care to wri te stories of the p opular type that m agazine deBusineB'S Manager ------------------------------------ Mmard M. Fowler sir es. Instead, Mr. Abbott' co ,nributes to such ,magazines as Atlantic Monthly, a nd others of its· ciai,s. R,EPORTERS The 'l!vr'i ter has several bu6 ks to hi:; credit, notably, A Melody of Silver, L aDean Nickel Lawrence Shumard Musetta Campbell Silent Battle, Indian Characte1 ~ t u­ William Rin g Squire Watso n Genevieve Fi sher dies, Wine o' the Winds, Cinders, Lucille Dickil'lson Lo retta Sheehan Clarence Jones • Tree oi Life. K enneth Stiers Lila McDonald Leora Setzer Mr. Abbott is fifty-one years old. He received his education at the UniJames Mumper Cecil M. Rhoades Mr s. Mabel Oakes ver sity of Nebraska.. In the eaily (Waldo O. Willhoft, faculty adviser.} part of his career he taught Bngli5h I i , I ' literature at the University of Iowa. L ater he entered newsp aver work,

PE.DAGOGIAN

Life's Noon: Full, glorious, supreme! Life's orb ascends to perfect day, Each lurking shadow chased and hidden far; The warmth and glow of life, when lived complete and true, Yields ling'ringly to the twilight star.

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and he has Qeen with the world-Hera id since 1903. As an illustration of how a writer must choose his material, the author exp lained after the meeting that his t.Jhristmas story grew out of an incident h appemng in ._ the hne Ridge country o.f northwest Nebraska. ba1Ci i.vfr. Abbott: "We .so_m etibes say truth

Life's Eve: The lengthening shadows merge; serene the mantle gray enfolds ; Reflected glory hovers o'er the soul; A haun'ting memory in the backward lance,, A peaceful calm reposing near life's goal. Life's Night: A breathless hush ! A groping step into the sombre gloom, So damp and chill, so silent, so alone; But eastward ho! Behold life's Master's radiant face! The portal opes! To Perfect Day we come!

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dependent UI)On the means of com.:'' 1s stran g et than tict_Jon._ ut wnen we · · t' d th get up into the very highest torm ot "I love you for the part of me that --... r£1umcat10n, transporta 10n, an e .t . t . we must say that such lit- you bring out. Monday, December 12, the Iowa •d . . d t" I -..f JI era u1e, b . . d t vane conveniences an essen Ia ~ 0 - erature is .very• near the truth." "I love you for putting your h and clu _gave a very entertammg an _a e a nd communi"ty whi"ch these in to my heaped-up heart and passi ng tract1vely arranged program dunn g n' 0 1-n H In speaking of the discouragements • · of w111dng, lv.1.r. Abbott said one of hii, over all the foolish and frivolous an d convoc ation. sciences supp }y. Th at no ot h er SCIweak things t hat you can't help dimly Grace Churchill very charmingly ence is gro w ing so rapidly is appar- marniscripts ":'as subm!Lted thirty-t':"'o ; eeing there, and for drawing out into opened the program with a dance. ent from a. mere mention of radio, times betore It found a buyer. Wh!,IE: the li g ht all the beautiful, radiant beA trio composed of Maxine Boyer. X C · another famous story was not sold till t 1 · · . e 8VlSIOn, ~ray, OSmIC rays, and its tweli:th submitial. lo~ gings that no one else had looked , Louise Bower, an d Grace Churchill the thOUSandS Of gifts Of Sy :r;ithetiC Chemistry, dyes, per·quite far enough to find. gave WO very pleasing popular numfumeS, ~avors, an~ indispensable curative agents. N0 "I love you for ignorin g the possi- hers. other science promises so much of value to humanity for oiliti·es of the fool and weakling in A one-act p l ay, "Keepin g Fi!ther th f t Th me, and for laying firm hol<,l on the Home," was cleverly presented by: e U UI'e. e Very natur e Of OUr understanding of • • • • possibilities of the good in me. 1Mary Grey, Cedric Cl"ink, Dale Dyke. matter and energy in its various forms has been revolud d h y M "I love you for closing your ears , Maxine Boyer, Lucille McKeown, and · · d · h. ' Nearly fifty men atten e t e . . t10mze. wit ~n the last quarter of a century. More stu- c. A. prog ram last Wednesday eve- to the discords in me, and for adding Edna Hertz. dents are takmg gradu~1,te Work in chemistry and physics ning in the Little Theater. to the music in me by wo r shipful !isThe program was closed with the than any three other sciences, and have been doing SO for Albert Mason led the devotionals, tening. "Iowa Corn Song" by the club. over a decade. reading an account of the Nativity. "I love you because you are helpThe senior section of the a.iditorIn the teachers college we are not attempting f Raymond Trenholm entertained the i~ g me to make of the lumber of my inm was r eserved for the club. A . h l · . . O ?rm g roup by sin g ing a Christmas number hfe not a tavern, but a temple, and b a nner bearin g t he word, " Hnwkey e," res~arc "\YOr rnrs. Or In_Ye!1tOrS Of _P~IlOSOphIC S?IentJsts.1 in a splendidly finished style. 1· of the words of my every d ay not a was across the front of t he s;;age_ l 1 kOm field is definitely hm1ted to g1vmg· the pupil such a Followi ng the sol!l, . Professor A. E. reproach, but. a so ng. Wednesday, Decem b er 14, t h e ,.i. u.en~wledge o f the elem entary f acts, principles, 'and appli- Holch talked on the subject "Raci al "I love you because you h ave done tide spirit was awakened !n the stu.cati~ns tha~ they are equipped to Understand much that Improvement." He began by 1 exp~ain- more than any creed could h ave done dent body by Mr . Doyle, who led the lS gomg on m modern life, or teach these subjects in high ing the difference between ra_c.i8:1 im- 1 to make me good, an d more than any audience in singi~g several ,)f lhe sch~ols the state. Our courses are planned so that a provement, which depends to a 'degree fate could have done to make me much favored Chnstmas c a rols. pupil with one year study of either science can handle upon inheritan(fe, and individual i111- happy. Frid ay, Dec ember l~. E lsie Wallin ·l provement, which depends upon the "You have d one it withoQt a touch, gave the second of the three-minut e 1 Wlt assurance the r:rinc i p les • a nd. problems of a high i11ter action . between the environment, without a word, without a sign. Lill.ks (l) n. current evenr..., tha_t are now school course. Esp ecial attent10n IS given to a mastery the educat10nal process,/ and the na"You 'have done it . t b . b . be1.-: i:; given every Fr,ciay 1l1 cl:apel. ' d h . d. .d 1 JUS y emg l f th t 0 e erms, h ypo th eses, l aws, and problems arising in b ve en owment of t e m !VI ua . yourself. Perhaps that is what being Some very fine ta_ e::it wa_s shc·wn a_n elen1entary study of these sciences. These are the The influence of heredity was em- a friend means, after all." I hy . members of t~e !It~ra ,y rn terpreime qua non. of a consideration of a science.-W. F. Hoyt . . phasized by a survey of the typical -t at11'l n class ~ho iead m chapel. , good and bad families through sevThe above selection was read by Those t akm g part Wf>re : Zelda WHY STUDY BIOLOGY? ~ra l g enerations. The Jonathan Ed- Adrian Newens during his re adin g at Ke ed y , Margaret McWill i am~, Dorowards family has produced several Peru, November 29. The poem was t11y Smyth, Grace Churchill, Mary "Th . h . hundred prominent people in all sent to Mr. Newens by J ames w. Sear- Grey, Katherine Rohrs, Lois Carmen . 1 f t e1e as ~ ;ays been dunng the past walks of life, while families 1ike the son prominent Nebraska educato r i.nd Grace Hutchison. Credit was ~.ivt~r ~_Y~ars: r~~ emand for science teachers in Jukes and N ams have produced only wh~ died early this year and wa~ en to Guest, Riley, and Ke:lt:;. e, A1g s~ o~ Central office of Fisk Teach- people who are undesirable. called "From Jim to Me." ' Although Exe ellent reproduc cio.1s of Du~ch, ers genc1es, .ooston . · I 1. N d c d. a· · ts · "Y . ·· . Probably ten per cent of the popu- indic ated to be an anonymou.s poem ta 1an, egro, an ana :an 1alec · ou aie safe m tellmg your people th t I ' · I fi · t t t» t h f · a lation consists of defective or anti- it is suspected as bein g the work of were g iven, a so ne m erpre a J~ ns b:a~n e~s o science, both men and women, will social individuals, or else carriers of Mr. Searson himself. . of the trials of very small boys. ".Che . em.and, and that the research world and I program was well received by t he au1~dustry ' a,re ' also' demanding such people out- such traits. A carrier man m ay apdie nce. . , ,, Central office of. National pear normal, but he is able to transChr1"stm.as ·I·n Other Lands si de of t eac hmg. Teacher s Agency, Philadelphia. mit his hidden defects to future g e . · "Th ere 1s · T ar a n t u I a, th e h ome 0 f - - - - - - - - - - - - - -' "Th • e past Y,e ar ~here was a splendid demand erations. These classes of people are for teachers of s~ience." Western Reference a constant drag upon society. On a the spider, where-but never mind. EXCHANGE NEWS a d B d A . t• whole, they produce themselves more there was once a man who went to n ... 0°n . ssocia. ion, Kansas City. ' r apidly than the hi gher' type of peo- Tarantula to shoot spiders. He arr1·v, Qr lmpress1011 is that nearly every high Pal:qier Christi an, well known orscho I f . pie, and therefore they present a n ev- ed oddly enough, on Christm as eve. ga nist of Ann Arbor, Michigan, apo o · any size at all has a strong science de- er-ending, eugenic problem~ ,. ' P_al'tment. Th~ · usual fields are biolO!fY. phyTh at ni ght some foolish fancy peared in a concert at the Presbytei;.i. · • ,. · \s ics, and chem1stry. There are quite often two There are two probable solutions to prompted him to tie one of his stock- an church at Hastings, Nebraska., Deteachers lCnh' the department." C~nt.ral_ office of Clark and Brewers Teachers such a problem. The production of in gs to the top end of his camp-bed. cember 4. A gency, 1cago. , ' . ,- , such f amilies should' be stopped by a He woke in the middle of the ni g ht . "We ~ave a l~rge number of .calls £or .science teachers jn high school "irt an d permanent segregation of a nd feeling strangely uneasy, li t a " Tb.e Ghost of Lollypop Bay,'' an with salaries rangmg from $150 to $225 per month " W t T h such people. The other means ' is the match. operetta in two acts, will be given in Exchange, Denver. , . , · es ern eac ers production of more and larger famiNervously he looked at his watch. J an u ary by the glee clubs of tbe Uni' _More tha~ 5000 biologists · are employed · by the U. S. De~artment of ~ies,f who1 cont tribute something which Midni g ht. Soon it wou ld be Christ- versity of Omaha, under the direction Agriculture and th: sta_te .exp<?rim ent , stations. Private corporations employ is o va ue o society. mas day! Then he looked at his stock- ' of Mrs. Werndorff. !'nother a~·i:iy of bwlogists. Salari es in s uch positions rang'e from $1800 t o in g . It was Christmas day. Sant a ' '$1~,000. Five years or more of co!Jeg~ training js us ua lly demanded. SalA short play will be given at the Cl a us h ad not forgotten him. There Clifford Weller has been chosen· anes for college teacher s of b1· 0 I t · reg ul ar meetin g next Wednesd ay eve• · ' ogy r a nge up, o $10.00Q or more. was something in it. "Something captain elect of the E agles of Chad· That a selection from +h 78 1 f 1· · nin g, in the regu lar meeting. This · ' · Y e iom·s o· .woi: { offere!l in biology at P eru with eyes like r ipe tomatoes, and legs ron colleg e, for the football season of. d t play will. b e on e of Ch1·1' s t111 ~s. Every P r epares students well fo . · .r g ra ua e study, is evinced ~y the fact that seven " li ke the twisted fr amewor k of an um- 1928. .o f our rece~t biology ma.1ors are engaged in gr aduate study this year. Sev- yo un g man is cordi ally invi ted. brella ,, en fellowstnps-we11e warded to last year's class by the un· .t f N b . Vilhjahmur Stefan son, famou s Ar c- ,,. . . and M1ch1gan. . . iversJ Y 'O'· SOPHOMORES HAVE PROGRAM . P eop le now say that he is mad. It j tic explorer , wi·ll peak at nnr ayne a u Ra, I owa, Ill mo1s, The d epartment encoura de rast st u cl Y m • t• f h ges gra ua es1 is very easy to carry a bee in your ditorium December 21, on b is experiprepa:~. ion .or r esearc and college t eaching positions. Th bonnet w hen once you've had a tarThe demanld •fcir b1010gists and other scientist s in t he above fi Id It e sophomore class wer e entert ainences of tr aveling in the nor th. · a decr ease m · th e number available . ' · Salaries f e s resu s ed. with a spl en d'1d program a t th e1r · antula in your stocking." m for teachin.,. . teachers are therefore high.· ' · · · · ., . or scienc~ bi -m,o nth ly meeting, Thursday, at This is just one of the Christma e P enneth Kell oug h is the captain A questionnaire sent to the thirty-eig ht people who majored in biolog!Y convocation time. in oth er lands whic h is described by elect for the We leyan Coyotes for for the A. B. degree last year r eveals the followin g f acts All h d . d The program, in charo-e of Lucille R C. Hooper in the December, 1927, the 1928 gridi r on season. . g pos1t1 . .ons secured them. Sal:;iries ,of the "thi'i·tv · · thi·"e · . "' teac h m wh w o tesu·e1 II ug I1es, consisted of the fo llowin g 1· ss ue o f· "C oun t ry L"f 1 e. " . · · .- - ., o are eac 1b • TO REPLANT EVERG REEN mg ra~ge from $1?80 to $2750. Two t each biology exclusively, fi ve teach num er s : two J?i ano solos by P rof e sor The writer g ives a pen-picture of the sciences exclus1vcly, t wenty t each a combination f th . . h Benford; a re ad in g , "Tom Sawyer's n man keeping Christmas in Ping a . . .. o e sciences wit L Aff Tl · II other su b Jects (a chfferent combination in eac11 ca'se ) a ~d' •· • . . ov e ·· air" by ' Lucille McKeown; Pang a, Africa. Ping a Panga has " an 1er e is a sma ever~-reen tr . . ' n six arc executives d · t th f h ' n el s~ hold the position they h eld before taking the degree. · t / an two vocal solos by Raymond a tmos1Jhere combining the ch ar ac t er- J US ou o t e trainer ,; buildin!l'. Fmally, no cultural edu cation is complete unless it iiicl d . t 1'l'cnholm. istics of a Turkish bath and a c e~ __ The foc u lty noticed that this little . ... . · u cs a n acqualn , tree looked th 1 ance with common plants and ammals, their life processes a d t ' it· pool. ' Mr. Hooper makes one apprera er on esPme and so Th e 1aws of· b.101ogy are b as1c · m · practically every fi eld of modern tha c IV.htics . Patriclr' IT ' · t h c· t" f I h dec ided to t r anspfa nt - t J· "~t 1 . cnry is said o ave 1a ·1vo o t 1c orne-call of Christm n . . ...,, north of A. E. Holch. n oug ·7 t:i u ght Thomas Jeffer son how to play If after r eadin g Mr Hooper's ·t" I t he library where it v,il! h; " t h, the violin . you f eel like losing . you rse lf ~ ~~: : ctom~an~ of the .stud~n' -: of Peru l ~lOWS to be u tfy I he '\'11 HI

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Freshman chapel opened Tuesday, (Continued from p age l.) / "Show us a man's' Christmas card, December 13, with a short program. why he drew forth a cont1·ast of t h e Miss Root was ill t he past w e ek. and we'll tell you wh at he is." Mary Grey sang, "That Tumble-down impending silence of an approachin g Which of these four g d . · M . 'tt Wh · . . . r oups oes storm, _rather than d~scnb e the hhz-1 . e1n itten v1s1ted m Peru last' yours fa ll into ; the pretty innocuous Shack in Athlone," followed by .a zard directly. Contmued app lati::;cl Friday and Saturday. th e sm art - aleck, th e very p ersona 1', reading, "Jimmy under the Table" b.Y , Evelyn Robb. followed Mr. Abbott s talk. . or the reli gious? Out-of-town visitors at the meet.mg I The c atalog committee have been d th The business meeting fo!Iowed. 1 k' 0 were Mr. and Mrs. F. C. Radke, and busy the p ast week preparing m ate- ff ndceedotnh y. mgs an d e very rich Howard Zook who has been filling the · I · I f a or e1r own car s· today one is place of vice-president, has become Fi·ieda Wo1tzel of Tecumseh; 1r . ria or t 110 summer catalo g. 't t f h . ' Cl d p F d F 11 City; End qm e ou o t e swim unless he can a sophomore. Lauren Pike was eledau e · or yce, a s . . fi nd or devise a c ard ·h II h · Mrs. Sam Brownell, Grosse P oinL, School was m session Saturday, to Th d e ca s is ow n. ed t o take his place. . . ere use to be a certain tvpe of M1ch1g an. Campus guests were Mr. accommod ate classes which will n ot Ch . t · .. II ] t F 'd D . ris mas card which showed a and Mrs. W . R . P ate, Dean Delze , mee on ' n ay, ecember 23. h h . JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL WILL Donn a Jane Delzell, EleanCJr HaraJ'ian, i: ur~ promment in the foreground. HAVE CHRISTMAS PROGRAM Fred Duey, Mr. and Mrs. B. K. B akThe business fu en of Peru spon sorec ~ts wmdows were lighted, and toward er, Grace T ear, Mr. and Mrs. Benf ord, a b anquet in honor of the football it from all. di rections trooped happ y The Ju,nior high school students will Wanna Metc alf, and Glenn J~•der men, Monday night, December 19. people wadrng through drifts of snow. Refreshments of open-faced sa ndThere w~s snow on the church steeple, give a Christmas program, Wedneswiches, potato chips, pineapple s oufWayne Cheney has been taken to m the wmdow ledges, and on the h ats day after noon. T he ninth grade orchestra will play fie, and coffee were served late in the his home at Thurman, Iowa, becausE. .,f t_he con gregati on. On these cards i wr> numbers. A piay, ..The Three evening, of a bro.ken ri:b as a result of fall . Christmas was m ade as Christmas 9 PRESENT PAGEANT ON NATIVITY The fraternity had pllrchasc:.d s ~v should be. The snow, of course, was Wishes," will be given by the seventh grade. Members of the eighth grade Howard Reed, of Havelock, was a onl r imitation. Monday at convocation, the ki n der- era! dozen copies of Mr. Abbo tt's' will give a dramatization from the book, a nd the author generously Peru visitor Wednesday. M'r. Reed h Postal authorities began to frown augarten gave their Christmas pageant, "Christmas Carol" by Dickens. Some tographed all of them as a. kindn p lanning to enter college next semeson these cards having snow scenes beess designating the Nativity. to members. ter. s ause the snow instead of melting as of the ninth grade will give a short The environment for working up respectable snow should, clogg ed the Christmas talks. Several Christmas this pageant has been such that the stamp cancelling machines. carols will be sung by all the students. The Hawkeye club have made sechildren have lean~ed it quickly, and "P" Club Adopt Rule Christmas cards are liked because 1 ections for their club pins and exhave taken much interest in it. pect to have them at the beginning of they show that people for one day at ROOT PRESENTS GIFT TO G. A. A. Miss Thelma Moore had charge of A ~ the meeting of the "P" cl ub, least are not afraid of wearing their the work, and most of the music used Wednesday, December 15, plans w ere the second semester. hearts on their sleeves. was composed by Ruth Shelley. Miss made for an entertainment to be g ivThe G. A. A. held a short meeting, Sometimes the cards 'live;- such a The national council of Sigma Tau Lola Cooper assisted at. the piano. en at convocation,· before the stud ent Saturd ay, December 17. This meetDelta have chosen Mr. Willhoft to short while. They are greeted with ing was held for t he purpose of disMuch credit is due also to t h e Man- body, soon after Christmas. . draw up plans for a literary contest sprightly remarks only to be laid pensing with the business of the ual Activiti'es class, who made the Coach Graf gave a short talk on aside and may later be destr9yed. to be held this year. c o~tumes. the probab le football schedule for Prom. Card sending, after all, isn't a big next year. At this time Miss Root, the G. A. A. Miss Gockley left P eru, Thursday imitation' snow storm, for the urg e sponsor, present ed t he girls with a Wednesday afternoon at 2:30 A new rule was added to the clu b's o'clock, the kindergarten will give constitution . It provided that any morning, .December 15, for Florida. that makes people send them is very Christmas present, a huge box of real. their Christmas pageant for the Wo- members missing three consecut ive She is visiting her friend, Miss Bloomchoc olates. This was a great surprise That glittering imitation snow is a quist, who lives at Daytona Beach, man's Club. times, without having a good excu se, to all t he g irls and they showed their symbol of something which is always will _ be dropped from the roll, a nd Florida. appreciation by yells. =<::>~~~ fresh and genuine and so ,utterly .- ;- will have to be reinitiated to get ba ck Mrs. S. M. Brownell, of Grosse splendid that one needs but a moin the organization. Pointe, Mich., near Detroit, arrived ment's glance of it to carry one i n Peru M~nday, and will remain till through the year. A PERSONAL EXPLANATION. after Christmas, visiting her father, / Plumbing and heating; sheet Dean W. N . Delzell, and family. Some time ago I missed some p erATTEND LINCOLN PROGRAM sonal property. My daughter wri tes meta l work and Electric wir11Part o~ the college orchestra incluLIBRARY NOTES ing wh ere it was to be found, so t he ding Ruth Shelley, Winifred P ettit, , ~ ing. , . ~ . missing property is satisfactorily loFollowing is the continuation from 0 tto Boellsto rff, and Mr. V. H. Jindra, ay cated. Any ~uspicion which m 1ast weelt> of the list of new books i~ motored to Lincoln Tue~ day evening have attached itself to any person or he library: C. C. BURBRIDGE to hear the concert given by the t persons is without fo u ndation. ollege Life, Its Conditions and Prob- Lincoln Little Symphony orchestra. Q c ~~ W . F . Hoyt 1-..... !ems ----- - -------------- Fulton Students t hat were in Peru last I Q p roblems of Subnormality ___ Wallin summer will remember that Mr. 1 =~~~ ~~~~~~~ T eaching of English in Junior High Steckleberg played here, and may be J =<:::>~=-<::::.~.c:::::,.c::) ~ DON'T FORGET THAT ' School _____ ___ __.,!_____ Webster interested in kno_wing that he is now Q DR N . S HARAJIAN p rocess of Pl ay Production ______ concert master of the Litt le Sym- ~ • • • ..... ' Crafton and Royer phony. ~ · DENTIST Mental Tests -------------- Freeman . Q and all kinds of Hardware Always put off till tomorrow what Over Barnes' Pharmacy. 'Fel. 27 I ndustri al Revolution .,----- -- Dietz ::,~~~~"'>="'>=~"'>=~"'>= s chool Training of Defective Children you shouldn't do tod ay. --- - ----- - ------- - ---- Goddard =<:::>=~<:::>="'>= ~~.<:::::>=~~ Being Well Born ,-; ---- ----- - Buyer c:: p !ants of the Past- - --- - -- Knowlton R om.a n Imperi alism ·--- - ------ Frank ~ ome, the Law Giver ____ Declareuil Students and others doing light housekeeping will find vur store R a '\'ery i.atisfacory place to trade. You can secure almost :!Very necil E xceptional Child ------- Grosgman in small c1Uantiti,.,:; and no advance in prices. TRY US Thank You. Phone 62 We call and deliver Peru, Nebr. T eac h ing Profession and P_ractice -Phone 25 Phone 25 11,., C::::::::.~.<:::::>=~~~~ ------ ------------ - - Brubacker Pl ant Ecology -- -- - -- - -- McDougall Gi rls and Education --------- Briggs SEE OUR STOCK OF ' T eacher and Old Age ---- ~ ------­ Christmas Cards \ Prosser and Hamilton IN THE LATEST DESIGNS 5-50c N arrative Technique ---- - - -- Uzzell ( A merica ------------------ VanLoon East Side N ew Reformation ------- - - - -- Pupfo What Can a Man Believe? ___ Barton ~~<:::>=<:::>=<:::>=<:::>=~=~~~<:::><= ff1story of the Cabinet of the United ~<:::>=~~~ States -------------------- Smith

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Bobcats Victorious \n.Asi E.TBALL SCHEDULE ISigma Bet~ Rho In 1What Means "Peruvian?" ; Caldwell Magician • I (Chp and Preserve) ] • I Mystifies .'. Audience . ' 1 . Over Legion Team j The off icial basketball schedule ~or National Fraternity meaning We~ster, when consulted for t he ,of the word "Peruvian," will I

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, t he '1928 season as given by the office t ell one that a Peruvian is a nati ve of j Cl Syracuse Cagers Unable t o is as fo llows: Local Biologists Ada Peru. This definition for the m.ean - ever Sleight ·of· hand Solve Riddle of Peru ' I J an. 12 College of Emporia, Emporia, 11\ittance to Beta Beta ing a,t point i.s well ta! en, fo r it is Trick~ Played -on Large l S J Kansas. B t R l the sini::ere intention of every mem ber Crowd of Enthusiasts Plays; Score 5 • . J an. 13 Emporia State Teachers, Em· e ·a ecent Y of the college annu al's staff t hat t he j poria, Kansas. book should tr~ly be a n ative of Peru. Budget Event of First Class A typical Bo~cat cage scor e was Jan. 14 Washburn Colleg e, Topek a, Holch Lar gely Responsible This particular annual has been a na Well Patronized ' ro lled up in t he g ame wit h t he Syra- 1 Kansas. for Enrollment tive for many years, and th er e is perc use Legion team on the new g ymna- J an . 20 Dana at Peru. h aps no one instit ution about the camsium floor last Thur sday when t he J an. 24 T ar kio Colleg~ at T ar kio, Mo. The local fraternity of -Sigma · Bet a p us "'."'hich len?s .as much vene rable Willard Caldwell, renowned magiPeru p layers ch :-i.lked up 51 points to J an. 27 o r:iaha Athletic Club_at fe ry . I Rho was admit ted to the nation al fr a - prestige and d1_gm~y to the school .as ci an and sleight -of-h anq performer, their opponents' 8. Feb . 2 H1llyards, K_ansas City, hef e. j ternity, Beta Beta Beta, at its con- j does the Peruvian itself. _ present ed a uni que program to one The game, sp.onsored by the "P" Feb. 4 Dana at Blair . vention at N as hviJl.e, Tennessee, De When a truly Joyal n ati ve of t~e of the l argest audiences of the seaclub, and for which admission w as F eb. 10 Ke arney at Kearney. cember 28. country, Peru, or any other land, lS son , in t he c ollege auditori um, F richarged, opened t he season f or th e F eb. 11 York at York. I The local frater,nity at P eru peti- t a_ken from h is family i:J .; me, his hear t day e vening, J anuary 6. Bobcats. F eb. l 7 Chadron at Per u. tioned the n ation al ord·er a year ago, will .turn again to ~he land c1f his e arMr. Hill introduced the performer, After Kr ejci ro lled in the first bas- Feb. 18 Chadron at P eru. , and has been in close t uch wi th th e ~y · bfe, and he w ill raA act, at least who immediately began his magic ket in t he ,first several mi nutes of Feb. 17 a nd 18 MINK Tournament. orag nization by corres~ondence for 1111 ~art, the customs ~nd traditions manoeuvers wit h .some brig ht r ed bilplay the Leg ionaires had to content Feb. 25 ,York at P eru. some time. Prof essor A. E. H olch, of h is country. T he p r ltltetl and pie- liard balls. They seemed to multiply t.h emselves with Jong shots fo r t heir Mar , 2 Ch adron at Chadron. who attended t he convent ion de~erves torte.I page, when ta ken from its n a- a nd exch ang e places more rap idly scattered points. The Bobcat def en- Ma.r . 3 Ch adron at Chadron. much dredit fo r his impor tant part in tive ?bo?e, will r~flect-not in part, than t he eye could fol low. l\fr. Caldsive worked to perfection, and the Mar. 4 Emporia Teachers at Empor- making the petition sucecssful by his b.ut exactly-the customs and tradi- well was pernaps justified in naming clever f ootwork and sp eed of t he ia, Kaosas. worl{ the last year and at the con ven- t1ons of t hat p lace fro m whence it his knees "ball bearing joints." quintet who p layed t h e first h"alf kept March 14 to 18 Nation al A. A. U. at tion. comes. Whether it sh all be truly A clever tnick with black tissue the Legionaires in a daze, running , Kansas City, Mo. The p urpose of the Tri Beta n ation- loyal or not depends entirely upon its p aper fo llowed that of the billiar d hog wild 1 producers b alls. He r epeated this trick slowly · , al honorary biological fr aternity is · T he forw ar ds, Selk and Malm, alidentical with t hat of t he local or g anThis brings one, then, to th e pohit in order that everyone might obi;erve t~ough the~ s:ored few shots, so p.e r- 1 ~ '. • I ization at P eru. Quoting from the 1 of what "Per~vian" means :o ,its pr~- how it was done, and hence, be able s1stently c~med t he ball u~der t he I year b ook of the new order, "Beta ! durers. Let_ it ~ere be said that it to do the s ame thing when he went goal th~t if one_ ~f them missed t he i ' _ Beta Beta w as organized for t J;e pur- ! tak~s an entire .school, and _not only home. Jon g a rm of KreJc1 was t her e to make , pose of supply ing for t he bi olog ical j a srnff, to p~odu:e a Peruv1~11. As is n early always the case, a m at he s~ore . . For t he mo_s~ p art the ball Pre-holiday Musical Tr eat , sciences an u nder g raduate fr aternity J . The fina~c1 al. rnvest~ent rncurre•l gi cian can never carry out his prorem arned m P eru terntory. R' t f C l C that would be instrumental in promo- m product10n 1s consider able. The g r am with out some kind of assist. g h aus f or t h e s y1.acusans : IS 10 0 0 or ' OS· " d ~ce1.s, th e.n' w~·11 d o we 11 t·o .ie I H em m ting interest in t his depa r tm ent of ,..ro ance. J o h n c r ago p r oved h l'mseIf to made a sh ot from cen_ter in t he .first I;. tume, and Chorus try learning, and in furthering the ob- cer tam of t heir fimshe~ product be- be the r ight-h and man. f\> rP. they o t t One of Mr. Caldwell's cleverist h a If . to .ma Irn up f or h is .d ozen. misses jectives of the science. It attempts ' ' . c mmence o- mves · ear lier rn t he game. It 1s of rnterest (A ·Review) to do this, in part, by reser vi ng its . A liberal ar:iount of w~rk must be t ricks resulted when he secu red t w o to know t h at t hree of t he Syr acuse : The outstanding musical' event of membership for t ho.se wh o m eet cer - 1111vested, too, If t~e book is to be com- $1 b ills from the audience. He put team were high sch ool p layers 1ast the year took p lace in the college tain scholastic st andards a nd have mendable. R elatwely _few there are t hem in an envelope, sealed it, and inyear. · : auditor ium just before the holiday completed a i>equired amount ofl who ever stop. to reah~e the mass of stru cted J ohn Cr ago to p ut a lig hted Star ti ng l ine-up~- Peru-Malm, Sellt-!.season , December 20, when t he music wor k. wo:k back of th~ fimshed product m atch t o f t. During this t ime ever yWasley, Hertz, Krejci. .Syracu..se- J depar tment presented the comic op"Aside from sti~ulating scholarship, w hich t hey hold rn h and. T_h ey c an- one w as to keep one eye on a lemon Heminghaus, P icker ing, Kramer, Ku- e ra, " The Chimes of Normandy" by Tri Beta h as as addition al objectives, not see t he long hou rs behrn d each t h at lay on the table. After t he p.age and panel money burne d, J ohn was given a I h h C c er, open aver. . P lanquette, under t he direction of the spread of biological info rmation · Peru substitutes: Roth ert, Furst, I P rof. Price Doyle. . and t he adv ancement of science by To be sure, t~e~, t~at such finance wh istle which was to call the money .Zo . B k N · D I e41 d' . I . and s uch labor is Justifiab le the b ook back if he blew h ard enough. There in, roe man, mman, ez , N orm andic costumes and customs new 1scoven es. t emph ~es, theret . . ' w as no doubt but what J ohn blew Young, Cash, Her tel, Heckard. ' formed the backg round for the elev- fore, a three-fold p.rog ram, n amely: mu~ appr oximate certam standards. } d h b t . t d of th b'll S yr acu se su!Jstitutes: Andrews. erl y woven p lot in which the Jost son sound scholar ship, dissemination of S Firs;, ~t m ust r:flect sc~ool prest.ige. _ia r. en;u·~h' u I l~ e; d .e I s Refer ee: Kalte nborn . Timekeeper: . of t he master of t he Chateau steps scientific t rut h, and research ." fe con .' it must . e an_ enJo.y able piece f1ssmngthoi_ ·h~ ctlou Toh_powb'llm cai~e Doyle Tl h p . o artistr y. Third it must embody rom e w is e. e l s were . from mcogmto mto rig h tful heirdom 1e new c apter at eru W1ll . be tl ' f d . th 1 PER U (51) G F'.T F Pts , -0f lands left,, to h im and t he gold inst alled by _o ne of t he nation al of- I t ri-cks consist ed Malm f . --- - ----- -- ---- 4 o o 8 I now Jealously gu arded by t he miser ficers early in t he sc-cond ,cmestcr. , . r r .- ·- ~--- "-··· _ -' -~. " -·l-'" i. i,,_ '-~ , . R th t f 2 o o 1 ' ' Th I · ~ucce.ss to th e P eruvian depencls · d •-•pJ:i~ ,.:i.,, ···', · ·· o er ----e nat1011a ' b u t manag Selk f · -·- -- -- - - - 2 0 0 4, I Gaspard as his own C t' p1,es1dent of T ri •Beta is no t upon someone but upon everyone. l'OWe d f rom th e an d 1ence, --- ---------- --- The sudden for tune en ables Henri, ( on m ued on l ast page) A mer e "t he ,, 1 . 11 d th ed to r eplace in •ome strange manne» Young f 2 2 o 6 ti to . G . h · Y w1 never o . e ~ . -· 1 1 Krejci c ============== 9 1 0 19 . e s~~· Wl~ ermall1e, _t _e p eas- 1 trick It is you, and onl y you, who various card tr icks, tricks performed Brockman a - -------- -- 2 1 o 5 i ant .g~1 l who smg~ her. w ay m to the can make t he book succeed as t he wi t? eggs and handkerch_iefs that tied Wa "' affect1o?s of Henn, while Ser polette, .t\ staff wish it to succeed. their own knots. 0 sley g --- - ----- - - - - - 1 3 2 , t he maiden pretender must content This is t he fo·st performance of its Zorn f --------------:~- 1 1 0 3 herself with t he ingr atiating apNote: T his is t he first of a series kind th at ' h as come to t he college for 'SYRACUSE (8) . G FT F I proaches of J ean Grenicheux, t he riof articles concer ning .The Peruvian some time. Although it w as a budget P ts val fo r t he h and of Ger maine. which will appear in The P edagogi·an. affair, the size of the audience showHeming·haus f -- - - -- - - 1 o o 2 The c h oru.s of N orman youths an d Freshman Them e CO ll t es t Watch for ot hers. . _ ed the interest of peop le not in school. Pickering . f . ----- ---- -- 1 0 2 2 . maidens _fo r med a cha~ming interlude Regulated by Rig id but

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' and settm g Fair Rubs Dr amatlinccCluludbesCCoansthespt r1·zes 1 Copenhaver g - - ---- --- 0 0 1 Serpolette I · J --. . Germaine ----~--~--~----_-_-_--Ethel l~oa~::; Sigm a Ta~ Del~a. t he. n atio n al ~~g.~ The Dramatic club urges all college . ~ j Vi llage Mai-dens: h sh fr atermty, 1s h avrng an A students, who are inter ested in writIg 00 i Ger t rude - - - -- Esther Dickerson theme contest for .all t h ose taking ng one-act plays, to tak e p art in t he Mar yville and Cot ner, P rob- icont Suzan ne ______ Marion Hasselblad freshm an E nglish. est it is sponsoring. 0 IS Manette - --------- Evelyn Robb . All students taking fresh man E ngably Doane, Added t o Ca h prizes will be given for the J eanne L · B . h sh are encouraged , to t ake p art in - - -------- omse owei h t hree pl ays best suited for produ ction. Season's Contest s H · p 1 C ll' t e contest. These p ri zes will amount to about Several high schools h aving drop- enn --- -------------- - au o ms R ules fo r t he contest h ave b een ped out of t he sout heastern Nebraska J ean Grenicheux - - - --- -------Two more debates ar e sch eduled to t he royalty of one-act plays. f ormulated b.y a committee of fraterdistrict of t he Nebraska High School ! G R aymond Trenholm nit y membe1'6. These rules are con- take p lace next semester. All pl n~•s m ,,st be h anded in by d Debating League, ther e h as been Tlasp ar One scheduled to take place at F ebruary 1, as the three which are B ·11------- -- ------ -- - J oe J ones side ·ed to b ~ most impor tant to the 1e . fou nd a necessity for the redistricti ~g ai i ----- - ---- Franklin Jones Maryville, with the Missouri Nor t h- chosen will probably b e given du r<>f t he schools in t he leag ue. ; Registrar - -- --- - --- R alph Chatelain t h eme writers.. The ruJ.es ar e as fol- west State Teachers colleg e, will p er-, ing February or March. Those towns' to drop out of the Assessor ----------- - ---- Cecil Stark lows: haps open the season. Conditions leag ue were: P awnee City, Syracuse, Not ary - - --- -- ------- Geor ge Frady A girl's debate with Doane will be 'Bet hlehem ' Cantata 1. On ly t h ose t aking freshman and Bratton Union. This leaves only , CHORUS: Grosse, Mah an, Shadduck, sched uled sometime in March at P eru . p t' d D 'b 22 The single deb ate th at was formresen e ecem er four towns in the southeastern de- j Sage, Hughes, Brown, Ericson, Wus- E nglish during t he sch ool year are bate district. ter, Mann, Beebe, Shelley, Gray, Case- eligible to enter t he contest . erly scheduled wit h Cotner, h as been The fo llowing Chr ist.mas cantata 2. Themes ar e to be h andwritten, ch anged ow to a dual debate during • A larger di.strict has b een cr eated. beer , Metcalf, J.ones, Crink, G. R einwas presented by t he Girls' glee club on histor y p aper, and on on-e side of A. E. Fisher, superin tendent at Wy- miller, E. Reinmiller, Bush, McCon nach apel hour at both colleges 011 on Deoember 22, 9:05 a. m. in the the sheet only. • mor e h as ,been chosen preside nt of ha, Moor e, Selk, Okrent, Bunch, Allen March 1. college a uditorium. · 3. No name is to appear on any t he new district. The tow ns now en- I' Bobbitt, Flinn, Ch ase, Carter , th eme. The theme toeg·t her wit h the A t entative dehate with Morningside college and W e te rn Union col· "Bethelehem" ter ed in t he district ar e : Auburn, R hoades, and Lewis. n ame of the aut hor enclosed i o a . by Bliss B1:ock, Holmesville, Humboldt, BeaR. T.- Benford, Accomp,anist. . b h d lege is also on the Pe rn schedule sea Ie·d tenvetl ope f1st hto e an .ed to · ryB1'bl1'cal re!lc1111gs · · ll y t n ce, P eru, Ster li ng, and W ymor e. 1Act 1. Vill ~,g;e Green. Last week t he second series of t were given t h e ms rue or o 1ass prior to e c d b Mrs. Anna Best Joder. Some complaint has been made in- Act II. Chatel\u of Cornev vle. . d b 1 ' Th . out e ates was h eld. . At this time th e d a t e men t 10ne e 111- 1the two fre hman g roups and t he two 1. I saia · I1 35 a~mu ch as t he district now cover s so Act Ill. Village Green. t t ·11 h d t h - e how. s r ue or wi ~n . e t eme and en- senior o-roups met. 2. "Hark! the glad sound." wide a terd tory th at t he e~ p e n ses of :elope to .:;e ch airman of the jud gAt th~ present time there are f oLu·- 3 · Math. 2:1-11 making debate t rips will be much Wagners Ent ertain Leads . O 1ng commi ee. t d'd t f h 4. 'Saw you never in the twilight.'' , greater than t hose previously made. Of Ann.u_ a1 Com _ IC pe't ,a . 4. The JU . dgm . g committee sh all een can t e h<·JIOl"S of TE: · I paeresu 111 ·or fo R u bY B rown ·rhe arra ng·ement as given above is . t · f· M. I . . . presenting rens .i c~. Of t h is <> 'cial. . ,· Pro~fessor and Mi·s. Harold E.''W~· g - consis J p · J I .S. nM ice DDunV m ng, ch all'- numbe r sev n ar e veteranJ. Several 5. "O Litlle Town of Bethlehem." " man ·1 oe ones; rs. e ona Price -· . · 6 L k 218 The i;edistl;ibutioh is being carried ner cleverly ·e nter eained at an info rh · ndd1t 1onal r and1d ates arc e"pect.ed to · u e : - . 5 Th - h . ·out all over t he state with intention ma! six o'clock dinner at their home . · . e c ~i rman of t e j ud ging· em oll next semester. 7. '·Silent Nig-l1t." committee ·will number. t he themes 8. Luke 2:9-11 of maki ng lar ger distr icts. on Th ursd ay, J anuary 5. an d pu t on th e sea 1e· d enve l op es . the 9. "While Shepherds W t l d" The g uest list included t he students corr espon d'rn g n um b ers. T h e . envel- Esther Hovt Takes R0 1e a c le . 10. Luke 2:12-19 Lord P almerston, f amous British th at p layed the leads in t h e opera opes will then be turned over t o Mr. In Apollo Club Oratorio 11. "Angels p remier, kept his in k w ell · about "Chimes of ·Normandy.'' Those p r es'. Willhof t, who will r eceive the anGlory" from the realms of twelve feet from t he desk where be ent were: Ir is J ones Ethel Cbat t. 0 f th e JU · d g111g · F rankl' J ' ney, nouncemen committee Miss Esther Hoyt as a member ~f 12. "qnce · in Royal David's City'' -stood a t wor k. The shor t walk inJ oe J o in °~d e sp , Raymo~ cl Trenholm, as to the wmners, by theme number ,j the Apollo club of Chicag o h as sung Ruth Shelley volved with every fresh dip made up nes, an au! Collins· · the four r end1t1ons · · · · of Handel's 13 "O Rol N" ht" 'a n d w ho will ti1e n open th e cones- m his daily exercjse. .. .. · -----d' env I t · · · Y ig · You h ave lea rn ~d everyth ing ess I ;on mgof t hee op:s con ,at int.1hn g the Messiah by that club. Among the one 14. " It came upon the Midnigllt Cleal'" . 1 , . en- rnmes wrnner s a •e next hundred and fif t y of t hat club, she \ 'M '!' G 3 Education must seem less wo nder- Lia abo ut the yo ut.h if you k now l meeting of t h e- fr ater oit 'i ray 6. First sem ester the~~s ar was _o~e _of the fifty me;nbers sele_c ted [ 15. "Glory to God"- S<' rano obligato fu l to n boy whose educated d ad can't whether he calls hi mself a college st udent 0 • , . e due I to srn g 111 t.he chorus 111 the last reGlnd••s :Mann help hi m in the eig·hth grade. 1 a co 11ege m an. (Conl mued on page 3.) 't 1 . ~· ' . . _ . _ .. _ c1 a · M1f!S Chloe Pate, Arcomi1nn1st.

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rest of the wage-earners. This is not t he fau lt of t he pu blic sch,ools. We EXCHANGE ,___ _NEWS _f h ave it within our powex to plan a Wayne's fighting WiWcat s def eatei Following is a short report by .Miss p rogr am to meet the needs of the P almer on h er visit to t he meeting of common people, who constitute the West ern Union in a hotly contested commerci al t eachers held at Kansas mass of ou r p opul ation, and t he uni - b11.sketball g ame on Friday evening, versiti·e s will not close t heir doors December 16, by a score -Of 25 to 39. City durin g t he holid ays: 1 !!:::!!!!!!:::::. F ew prog rams present so varied a either, bu t will be g lad to t ake our " Men , Women and God,, was the - -- -- - - -- - - -- - - -- - - - - - - -- - - -- - -- - ,list of sp e akers as appeared on the product." _ b" ts .11 fit " The vocat10na 1 su 3ec w1 a t heme of an address delivered by Dr. Entered at tlie Postoffice at Peru, Nebraska, as second cl.ass matter. three-d a y progr am of ·the N ational man to earn, so tl)at he may exist, Hal C. Gossard, dean of men of NePublished Weekly by the Peru State Teachers College. Commercial Teachers Federation in I but the cul t ural su bjects will make it hr~ka Wesleyan universit y st Cot $1.00 per year. Single copiy, 5 cents. fo eir -meeti ng ·at Kansas Ci ty. p ossible fo r him to live among his n er college on F.riday, Dece1uher 16. The foll owin g are some of the out- fellowmen." Xi Phi fr aternity of Kearney St at• Business Manager ----------- ~- ---- - ---------------- - - Millard M. Fowler standing n ames: El L. Olrich, person"If the re is ' such a t h ing as being Teachers college sp onsored a farewell nel director, National Cl0ak and Suit 'well educated,' it is 'being well fitt ed Company; I. 0 . Royse, president of for the place where one is to live di nner at Fort Ke arney hot<ll fo r Dr. REPORTERS Ralph W . Noyer on December 17. the Nati.onal Association of Office after leavin g school.' •r Man agers; J . C. Swift, president of " We h ave a right to demand that ./ LaDean Nickel Lawrence Shumard Musettn Campbell The fift h annual stun t ' nig ht ot the Swift-Henry Commission Com- , the so-called c ultural subjects be William Ring Squire Watson Clarence J ones pany; Dr. J. 0 . Malott, speci alist in taught in such a way t h at t hey are Wayn e college was held in the coUege auditorium on Tuesday, December 13. commercial education, N ation al Bur- I cult ural and practical.'.' Loretta Sheehan -Lucille Dickh1son Leora Setzer eau of Education; Dr. F . E. Long, j "Schools f ail to study t he fi.eld into Kenneth Stiers Lila McDonald Mrs. Mabel Oakes " Sunny Side Up" was,,.the subject of head of department of ed ucation of which their product is going and d o Cecil · M. Rhoades• James Mumper / Washington university, St. Lou.is; Dr. I not prepare the students fo r a speci· a chapel talk at Cot ner college, in which Will M. Maupin, writer for the Paul Lomax, director of Commerci al fie field ." (Waldo 0 . Will hoft, fac ulty ad viser.) Educ ation, New York university. In the three large mail or der h ouses Omaha Bee-News,. gave h is- ideas of It is probably characteristic of the in K a nsas Cit y the turnover of the optimism. commercial peopie t h at they base cler ical ·employees is 20,000 every t wo Specializing in the Manual Arts T he Theater Gui ld Repert ory Comtheir remarks on facts and figures, years. Th~ personnel directors from and these men did not come to us these three offices are m akin g an ef- pany will present "The Guar dsmen," Manual arts h as' been an established subject wi t h theoretic al remarks, but with the fort t o get the scboo\s of K ansas City a Hungarian drama, by Franz Molnar in the g rades and hig h schools for t he past h alf results of their own investigations. t6 plan their junior hi g h school pro- at Ke arney college on JanU:ary 9. century. In its early history in the schools of Without an ·effort to give a con- gr.am t g provide trained wo.rJ,cers to this country it was chiefly confined to wood- nected discourse, I will quote a f.ew supply thi s demand, and as yet h ave working, whereas today there are . in up -to-date of the outstanding statements made not received the desired co-operation schools a large number of act-i vities offered. in v arious speeches. on the part of the schools. Kathryn Spraggins returned to Manual arts in the p u blic schools: is not can"We are cheating the ma5s of the MO'r e than three-£ourths of the to school Friday. cerned wi t h the teaching pf particular trades;. it people by _p lanning our educational clerical employees of these offices is a- p art of the general education. scheme. It prog r am fo '. the upper strata, and. have had no education above t he Lloyd Bramer, a forme r Peruvian , aims t o give a boy an introduction to the proces- not for the masses who constitute ten t h grade. Of all their cleric.al em - visited here Tuesday. ses emp_foyed in ind ustry and an appreciation of the wage-earning gro up." ployees more than 60 percent are dothe world of work. One of the purpos es it ser"The whole course of study above ing work which does not r equire a A cedar tree has been p lanted on ves is to make him aw are of _the possibility that the eig hth grade is dictat ed by the knowledge of either shortha nd or t he camp us north of t he librar y. his own vocation may lie in one of the trades. ·universities, and there is no concert- typewriting. Yet this is about the We are offering at present in P eru courses ed plan tp fit t hese young p eople for only ~dequate commer cial course ofCarl Skeen, who teaches at Pi er ce, in woodworking, electricity, metal work, and con- their place in competition wit h the fered Ill our schools. was a visitor on the campus Thursday. crete; and it is possibl-e that courses will soon be ·added in forg e practice and l uto-mechanics. Wool;lworking includes carpentry, cabinet m.a king, woodLucille Dickinson is t eaching i n t he Branson Has Radio Party i turning and wood finishing. co~m~rcial department at Humboldt Heard at Chapel The young man who h as mechanical tastes and ability and who enjoys this week. Wednesd ay evenin g Mi ss Branson doing this ty_Re of work, will find that teaching the manual arts offers a 1.'.irs. D asher has leased the Hoy t splendid field of empl-0.yment. It fa , a field of work which is coming into entertained a number of students at j .0nly two ('hapel pro~r ams_ were held . . . j this week due to the fa,c t school did property and expects t o be in Peru g reater and greater prominence, offering advantages of a steadily growing her home. _ The evemng was spent m hstemn g not open until Tuesday. for t he second se st . demand for capable men. It is one of the most enjoyable types of teaching me ei. for men, and is becoming more attractive each year as schools are being to a splendid r1.1 dio prog r am given byl Wednesday, Jap uary 3, Mr. Doy le I the Dod ge Brot hers Motor compan y. undertook to teach the student bod y The p lumb h b . . better equipped. · ers ave een 1·epa1rm g purpose o f t h e pro gr am w as to new hymns. Two beautifu.l hymns •he hea""ng s te · th . The demand for teachers for this type, of work is g rowin g from year to The · " h I were . p artly learned· "P ra ise f or b ui"Idi e var ious the new model car w. h 1c thys m 1n year. A government survey of last year ·shows that the time allotment giv- introduce · · · h D odge · II Peace" and "Holy Ghost! ' ngs on e campus. With Lig ht en to the m anual arts in the schools of the United States has been increased 1s now bem g built by t e I - -company. Di vine." New "better citizenship" in s e:venty-four pe.r cent of the schoo'ls: The arran gement was v-er y clever . Friday J anuary 6 an excellent pro- ha b . poste rs 1 d . The · salaries of shop teachers V!!.ry in different communities and are in Los Angeles was· mas- gr am w ~s given in' ~he n ature of a th:eT e~n- p aceh i nl vb a1il ·1od'.1s parts of somewh at dependent up on the t ype of work that is- done . The mini mum Will Roge~·s · F h · I rammg sc_ oo u m g• f ' __ salary is usu ally around $1300.00, while the m aximum salaries for hig h ter o c_eremomes. . ro m t e east, violin reci tal by six students of Mr. 1 Paul Wlnteman and his or chestra g ave Jindra's class. M B . K B k school instr uc tors in the •larger cities range from $2200.00 to $3500.00. Supersome good numbers. Al Jolson in · The following is t he p1 ogr am: . . thrs. D aineyb '. a er has a p,oem visory jobs pay strn 111ore. e ecem er issue of t he Ne b ~· as · N ew 0 rleans a dd ed muc h to t h e pro· , Spanish Dance - - ----- - Moszho ws ky m ka Ed ucational 3 . Thos e who have h ad practical experience in some particular field will gr am with his jokes and humor . The l Julia Grosse . . t 'tl d "S h 1 B omna l, p age 617, en fi nd it to their advantage to complete a course in the manual arts as t here . • 1 e c oo ook.s " · is a demand for teachers with practical experience who are graduaj;,es of president of the Dodge Mo to r com- . Cavatina --- - --- -- -- -- - - --- Schmidt pany g ave a talk in troducing the I Louise Butts teacher-training institutions.-A. V. ~ars:on. _ MAGI CIAN TELLS OF W ORK N e ~ Victory Six. Herd Girl's Dream - - ---- Labitzky

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Why major in physic al education for women? Don't, it you nave tne. rather prevalent idea that Dean . _ d p o1ona1se . ___ _Boh m entertamer for almost twenty years. it is a "snap ." Success in this, as in anything d J Delzell went to Lmcoln Sat- .' I ntro duc t10n an . ur ay, anu ary ?• to atte nd a mee t- j w· 'f d p tt"t . He h as ap peared in sever al towns in else, is due to proper p reparation, enthusiasm, · f th I t C II · t Athl t ' 1111 re e 1 b mg ~ . . e n er- o eg1a e - e IC Miss Pettit l a ed the number she t e central states but has spent most and the willingness and ability to work. Assoc1at1on of Neb!'aska. J P Y . , of his t" · K c· · · · f h · 1 d t' b I · · . will play in the hig h school contest ime m aosas 1ty gJVrng Th e aims o p ys1ca e uc a ion m ay e c asThe ob3ect of the meet m g was the 1 , p . h . p erformances at club dinners b sifted under four general heads: hygienic, educa- adopt ion of amendments to the b y · lo be held at eru ll1 t e sp nng. qu ts d t' • an. · · Cleon Rhoades g ave t he w e e kly c ur - , Wh e , nan p ar 1~s. b t1ve, recreat1ve, and remedial. ,Jaws, raisi ng t he education al stand-M C Id 11 11 In order to know .how to carry out the first ards fo r athletics rent event tal k. bec a e . at smat d _oy, t h 'r. a_ we . . . . . . me m eres e m e magic art of these aims, the physic al educat1-0n maJOT must Until recently it has been necessary I wh1·1 att d' f B h · h d e en mg per ormances. y t e study th~ an~tom1c al s_tr.uctur: of t _e body an to have rules p ermittin g s tudents of 1 flflOUflCeS 1 time h e was eleven yea rs old, h e was the phys 1 o lo ~ 1cal functJo~s of 1~s vanous organs; high school rank to play in college • I p r acticing magic for t he enterta ina~so t h_e ordm ary :agents ?f healbh _s uch as e_xe~- contests. Since the sta te teachers colment of his compani ons. Soon he bec1se, diet, sleep, air, bathmg, clothmg, and mc1- leges permi t ted only students of col"'an performin g at church · d d II th f · h' _.. soc1a 1s an enta y, e quest10ns o c11mate, occupation, is- lege r ank to p articipate in col!e cre school prog rams Finish· a h ' h tory, temperai:ient, and inh:ritance of the individual: in or~er .to know ":'hat contests, it is necessary to amend the Prospects _for a l ~rge nu ~ ber of school at Kansas ·Cjty Cent:.:j at ~~e tmes of exercis e are best suited to her nee ds. Exercise which 1s appropnate by-laws to prevent students doing new books m the hb rary th is year age of eig hteen he at once t t d ·fo,~ one p:rson, se~, or -ag:, :would. not be app.ropriate for a no~her. high s~hool or secondary work to a re very bright. Following is a lis t work ing on the 'stage. s ar e . Educative phys1~al trammg aims to cult1v~te those s~ec1al powers of pl~y in coUege athle tic contests of lof s?me of t he .new ones recently , The conjurer d oes not be lieve in the m~nd and body which_ are gener al~y en g a~ed m . the _acqmren:ient of s:ime this conference. .! 1:ece1ved, and which a re_ now on t he appliances of modern science--elect ri· skilful trade or p.hys1cal accomphshment. Swimmmg, skatmg, fencmg, !lib ra r y shel ves. city magnet.ism and mech · · boxing, tennis,. golf, and dancing are listed under this headin g·. , ''Men of Sci·ence" Li•sts /C hild Labor and t he Constitution __ · con~ection with 't he work ofanaics, ~ Th e wor d " rec re a t'ion " means "fo rm mg · Full er· cian. He feels t hat when th magi anew, " an d w h en app 1·1e d to t h e S' p .• . I body means a renovat ion of the vital energies. T he primary aim of recreaIX tom1nent Peruvians 1Father Mississippi - · --·- ·-- - Saxon used it requires too li ttle k'U ey tahre . . l . . s isays on that e tJve p h ys1ca t rammg s h ould_ be to secure a frequent change, not only from Co ll eg·e Student an d H'is p ro blem __ part of t he p erfo rmer; and work to play, but a ch ange m the kind and variety of play as well. The new f ourt h edition of American Canfield th e most successful adents in the n t "M:dical gymnastics,'' which attempts to treat such diseases as anaemi a, Men of Science, the Who's Who of F ath er of Li ttle Women ·· · - Morrow look down upon such ~ids, and rel'y n·euralgia, and m~ny others, and "corrective gymnastics," which attem:pts to Ameri can scientists, lists six Peruvi a ns; F ift y F ig· ure and Ch aracte r Dancers u p on address Rn d sleight -of-hand. counteract droopm g sho~lders, fiat chest, curved s:pine.s, .and othe r acquired N. A. Bengtson, Floyd Doane, F . C. ' Bell Mr . Ca ldwell agreed with Robe rtdefects of form and carrrnge, are the two phases of remedial physical train- J ean, B. C. Hend ric ks, W. F . Hoyt, Swimmi ng Simplified - -- ·- - Sheffield Ho udin that. "To succeed os a con· ing. . , and Ed ison Pettit. Genetics in Relation to Ag ricult ure jurer t hree t hi ngs are essential : fi rst, . A girl may choose _to specialize .in swimming, d111ncing, sports, free exFour of these P eruvi frns so honored Babcock d exte r ity; ·econd, dexteri ty: third , erc1ses, formal gymnastics, -'? lay- g round work, o r corrective work, but in an y are fr om physic al scien ce dep artment s, Orga ni zation and Admi nistration of dexterity." Af ter dext erity he con case she must. h ave a workin g· knowledge of the four general aims. one from the biology dep ar tment, and j P laygro und ···- --··----- · Nash siders t h e facu lty of di verti ng the The salaries range from $1300 t o $5000 Jler year, the average salary be- one fro m t he dep artment of earth P ilgrimage to Palestine -- - · Fosdick a t tention as t he most diffic ult and ~ng about $1500 for an instru~tor ~~d $2500 to $3000 for departmental heads sciences. It is foo d for t hought t h at Learning to Typewrite -- -- - -- - Book and necessm·y uccomplishrnent fol· n m the larger colleges and umversities. -Frances Root. all :tiour Ameri cans who h ave won the Me n of Destiny ----- - -·-- Lippmann conjurer to acq ui re. Nobel prize for sci-entific accomplish- American Policy in Nicaraguii. __ __ "Deceiving people by so-called m ugStimso n ' 'Horse' is frequently _used in the J Many London factori es and busi ~ess ment ar e physical sci ent ists. • ic fascinates me; I would rnther perSo You're Going to France. _L aughli n form tricks than eat. I like to see names of plants and fruits to_ denote I and business offices have posted an Affab le F ellow ·P a.ssen ger-"So yo u Twentieth Century Europe - ---- ·· t h e expression on people's f aces when a large, coarse,,_or str ong v anety. It order forbiddin g girls to p owde r t heir are a school teac her? I am a banker, Slosson and Slosson some apparen tly unnatural trick sur is s_u pposed t hat horse-r adish acquired noses durin g business hours. Prior an d I t hin k it must be at least fifteen Dramatic Index fo r 1926 - - - - Foxon prises them," is 8 q uotation from its name in this way,' being regarded to this order the aver age London busi- years since I was in a schoo l buildi ng. Ho usehold Accounting and Econom- the magician which shows h o \V much as a coarse ltind of radish. , · Sc hool Teacher- "And I'm quite ics - - -- - ·-- ·-- --·- - · · -- Sheaffer h e enjoys the art. ness girl p owdered her nose fou r certain it's at le ast fifteen years since Children's Social Concepts - - M~ ltzer Jn speakin g of his work from a times an hou r, takin g two min utes to I was at a bank." The United States College of Vet- do it each time. business standpoint, Mr. Ca ldwell swd Wh at was the poorest alibi t hat a that once havi ng acq uired the ue<: • ednary Surgeo ns at .W ashington, D. Eac h Amer ican citizen owns ap - m an eve r tded to put over on his sary accomµ li=< hments it i>; not hurd C., fo unded t hirty-fi ve years ago, has The Uni versity of Pavia, I taly, j ust graduated its last class. The f ounded in 825 A. D. by J.,oth air, proximately thilty squ are f eet. of land wife? to secur e engag •111ents. The d bcourpassi ng of t he horse has made neces- grandson of Charlemagne, is t he old- in Yellowstone Park, t he total area I'm not sure, but 1'11 bet that. J onah aging p arl Cl)mes when ryin. lo o ~ th at Governme nt-owned plot bein~ g·ot a nasty look when he w ent. hoine learn a new trick that looks e· ' Y• b sar y the closing of t he college. est in t he world. 3,348 squ ar e mil es. and spilled I.hat whale story. req uire!! mo nths of prllctice.

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After eloping, a couple stoocl at th e front door of the prea:cherts hQ.use. Bob?" , "I'm going to chw·ch service11 now," New York h as d isp l aced N ew Eng ''I did n't ask h im." A pack ed house wi'tnessed the he told them. "Come on and I'll screen comedy, "No Con t rol," shown la nd as , the birth p lace of American The fi r st basketball gam e of the sea. --Int r epid Dowager: Do you know my marry you there." in t h e college auditorium T hursday, writers. In t h e priz.e-winning list of son at P eru was wo n by t h e Dem onAft.er tlelivering a short. sermon at '),..OO b oo k s written · b y A mencans · · h"1g h sc h ool by the score of d au ~ anmwy 5. an- s t rat 10n R ghter, k e: ThMay? k s f or the tip . the church, the preacher said "Ii ' . a an 22 31 Th The caste was mad e up of star s nounced in the May number of Scribto · e g ame w as with the · there is anyone who would like ~o be 1 known to movieland, as Miss Phyllis ner 's Magazine, New Yorj{ is sh own ~hubert hig h school, ~nd was p layed : Sometimes the only t hing a man married, please come forwar d." F ifHaver , and Harrison For d . t he birthp lace of 43 .a uth ors. Mas- 10 the college gymnasium. The game gets out of college is himself. teen women and four men r esponded The p lot of t h e play was laid in th e as . was a good one, though there was at to the call. Noah's Flood Circus, w hich appear ed sachuset ts fo llows w it h 34 and P ennno time a doubt a~ to the fin al result. So the absent-minded rof sor op to 'be fo di re financial straits until sylvania is next with 22. P eru started vcormg o f rorn th e fi rst ' ened up his bed and- jumped P eso ut the th e trick d an cing h or se "Ging·er," "I just read Jones' -works." Then the Middle W est beg ins to g et and her scor e about doubled that of 1 w indow. reimburked by t h e lion's r oar t hroug h '"l nat 's Iunny; ne never did that in its inning an d Illinois, Michigan, ] the. visitors u ntil th~ third qua~t~r. 1 / a r adio h ead. set, won t h e sweepstakes t efore." up a bit, and the v1s1t on t h e r ace track. The $10,000 prize India n a, Ohio, follow in quick su cces- Pei u th en . let - Annapolis Log. h " Too b ad Shakespeare w asn't b or n money proved enoug h to offset the sion w it h 14, 11, 7, and 6, r espective- c~me to wit in five points of the Bob- in London." ~ Wisconsin, K ansas, ~nd Missouri kittens, when the latter t ighten ed up mor t g ag e h eld by the ambitious you ng l "Why so?" All the equipment that the pro. y. and t ook a lead of about ten points. manager's fath er, an attorney-at-law, "I said he w as, on t h at exam." :iosed New York stage censor will t ie with Connecticut, Vi rginia, and This g ame occurred in vacation and one ever so willing to len d money ieqllire js a nose for phews. North Carolina, with five. Iowa ·and t ime, wh en no stu dents were h ere, at a high rate of i.n terest, to say little - U. of S. Calif. Wampus. "Never desp air. Som ew here above Maryla n d, but t he town people tm·ned out in of t h e wedding breakfast on Dad af- N ew J ersey h ave fo u r . the clouds the sun is shining." ter w h ich t he circus r esu med its r~g­ Delaware and New H ampshire h ave ~u c h nu mbers that a neat su m was "Yes, and somewhere below the sea three. bouisi.an.a, Maine, Californi a netted th e hig h school lads. ular perfo.r m ances. and W ashi ngton h ave two, and K enWhile this was P eru's first g ame of ther e's solid bottom but t h at doesn't tucky, Minnesota, Georg ia, an d Ala- t he season , it was. Shubert's fourth, help a man when he falls overboard." DR. PETTIT MAiqNG GOOD b ama a re repr esented with one each. t h at quintet h aving beat en Stella, N atur alized citizens of Holland, Humboldt, and F alls City hig h schools Dr. EdisO""n P ettit, nati ve P eru boy, Now comes t h e story of t he abseotcontinues to make · good. Th e follow- Germ any, and Siberia are inclu d ed on so far th is season. ·minded professor who rolled under Following is the P eru h ig h school ing is from a r ecent report in th e the lis t, as · well as two au t h ors b orn t h e dresser and waited for hi; collar in British. territory, and one b orn of line-up: dailies: button to find him. Cowell, lf. "Scienc~ h as learned t h at t h e ultra- Amer ican parents in Shan gh ai. The contest was - conduc.t ed by I. Willi ams, rf. violet r ays ih su nlig ht are beneficial R ailsback, c. Daniel Webster objected t o t ak in g in curing various sorts of h uman ail- Scribner's Magazine w it h th e end orseApplegate, lg. over the Oregon territory because it men ts. But since t h eir wave-len gt hs ment and cooper ation of the General P olston, rg. was so far away th at the terms of ofare so sh ort as to m a ke t)lis light in- F ederation of Women's Clu bs . to enS ubstitutes· W W ill' visible, there has been g r eat ·d ifficulty .cou rag e inter est in American write rs, f . I w·1 fice of cona° ressmen m1"ght exp·ire b e1 $1,000 and Iiams; Tobie~ f~r Rai;:::ck~ 1 • -~ fore they could reach Washin gton. in determining h ow much of this ligh t composers, and artists. there was in sunshin e from day to several fi n e sets of books were d istriAccording ta a record· kept b:y the "I see, Mr. Blathers, you'r& ~ day or from hour to hour even t hough bu ted to t he fi fteen prize win n ers. triple threat man with your th e sunsh ine appeared uniform. An The compiler of t he w inning book list COLLEGE HEADS editor of t he American Medical Jourprofessors.'.' electrical r adiomet er has been p er - w as Miss H arriet C. Long of Madison, J IGHTEN RULES nal, t he aver age age for a doctor is "Huh, howsat?" fected by Doctor Pettit, a governmen t Wisconsin. 62.8 years. "YOU kick, pass, and nm.• scienti.st, working at t h e solar .ob( F rom t h e Star) r -1IJilwb Sif4 serwitor y in Pasad ena, Calif . This MAGAZINE PLANS Dante Gabriel Rossetti had publishmakes a written r ecord ever y day of ed none of h is poems when his wife's · PARTY TO EUROPE the ultra-violet content •of su nlight. death occurred in F ebru ary, 1862. So This device is comin g int o use by hosg r eat w as his grief t h at he buried in pitals wher e t he curative value of the her coffin t he manuscript of all his sunshine is used .

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(Continued from page 1.) loniesL · -P'11t11Ylvuio Ptud BotoL Sunday School Teacher-"And SQ' The G. A. A. met Thursday, Janu ry J anuary 20. Last semester themes are 5, for a short IJ)usiness meeting. The due May 11. the Angel with ·the flaming sword . orgamza · t'ion h ave The shall Theme meetings f or t h is 1. The theme be a n~rrative Speak gently, kindly to the poor; drove Adam and Eve out of the Garbeen changed from the first and third theme. Let no harsh term be heard; they den." Tuesdays Of every month, to the first LittJe Adnock-"What kind of a 2. It shall be not less than 300 nave enough they must endure, withand third Thursdays. out an unk1'nd worri. 50 h d b words long, nor more than 500 words Y. car did he have?"-Life. $77 I It was _learned t mt · a een long. " Our !Prayers should be for blessings cleared on the Christmas card sale. in gener al, for God knows best what 3· .The subject is not prescribed. It was moved and seconded that the The word, "and," occurs 46,277 b · t b h E l' h is good for us. club should hold bridge parties f o,r . A . ny su Jec i;iay e .c osen. .ng is t imes in t he total of 773,146 words the benefit of r aising money. I mstru.ctors will help stu~ents rn the used in the Bible. Verna Sparks is now Mrs. Randels. Those appointed on the committee ! seiect10n of a 'Rroper subJect. . The more anyone speaks of himself, - - - - . . . . . : . - - - - - - - - - -The marriag e to Mr. Randels, lawyer for setting dates for the bridge p a-r4. T.he theme shall have a title, the less he likes to hear another t alk- =~~ at Cambridge, Nebras ka, took place ties are: Miss Root, Eleanor Harajian, appearing at the top of page 1· ed of. J. D. Graves ~ during the recent holidays. / Louise -Moran, Lorraine Mayfield, and 'Judging · ., Attorney at Law 1. Judgi ng shall be done individWe should lflt\1e all our communiI read of a man who h as six wives. Edna Hertz. Insurance Rentals; Notary PubIt w as decided that_ the two losing ually by t h e J'udges, who will r ank the cations_ with m_ en as in th . e presence What do you think of that? groups from the Christmas card sale, t h emes. The three themes scoring the I of G od, and with God, as Ill the presPeru lie; CollectionsNebraska ~ I think that is-ample, don't you? should entertain the two winning hig hest in the judgment of the three ence of men. groups sometime in the near future. I judges wm then be rankea by the ~~ Col. T. J. Majors and brother, W. committee acting in concert. A man whc will live above his pres=<:::::,,..~~=~ E. Majors. left last week for Tucson, . . · Our compamons please us 2. The judging committee shall ent circumstances is in g reat danger I ~ TAXI AN Ii A nzona w h ere th ey w1·11 spen d the . . less from · te the charms we find m their conversa- choose a first p rize theme, and two of living in a little time much be- ~ D DRAY AGE JV b a l ance ' of t h e wm · · ours. _ _ _r. t10n t h an f rom t h ose t h ey fi n d m honorable m entio!ls, at the end of I neath him. '-f each semester. - - -I • Fulton D avenport, who is teaching 3. At the end of the second semes- The "stic ks" is that r egion where . otr· Ph . at Ong, w as at h ome for the holidays. Above all thmgs, always speak the ice one :?- 3 rwgs -I truth; your word must b e your bond t er , th e first p r ize themeS of the two a thief is j ust a thief instead of a ~ semesters will be judged upon by the master criminal. ~~~ .="£>=~~=~~~ =-<:::>=~~=~= committee, and the S~r:,a Tau Delta freshman medal awarded to the stu& When in need of a good u:: A. Johnson, D. D. S. dent writing the best theme. EAT haircut try EAT • 4. Judg ing shall be according to / the acc·eptedfreshman Eng lish standBOB KNAPP PHONE 36

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The' entire first half of the game was a h ard fought battle for both teams. They took turns in leading

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F alls qit~ g ymnasium, which is onel of the Best in the state. Both t eams were handicapped 'by h aving iOme of their men out of the c4ntest. No substitution w as made . for P eru during t h e entire game. ThtJ line-up for the Bobkittens was as fo llows:

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1927-1928 Peru Pedagogian Issues 10-12  

1927-1928 newspaper issues 10-12 for now Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska

1927-1928 Peru Pedagogian Issues 10-12  

1927-1928 newspaper issues 10-12 for now Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska

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