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Superintendent Praises Teachers
-But Says Equipment Is In
'BUILDINGS ARE HANDICAP
Problems of Education to Be
Sj Discussed Dec 5-11, Na-
US? tinn.nl Sftinnl
j"Tbe thing most needed for the im
provement of Boon f!ntmtv u-fmnTs is
further increase in the school tax, ac-
Jl u i t. rvonWutt, count- su.
jyrintendent of schools.
J"I find that the greatest need of our
jfhoola is for equipment." Sir. North
ott said yesterday. "We particularly
Vfeed material for practical handwork.
ij)ur teaching force is good. A roan
2ho has traveled in eighty-six counties in
3Jre state told me that we had the b$t
t of teachers he had seen. Mfe hsTr no f
lecher who has not either had teaching
experience or finished a full high school
urse. Tormerlywe had a good many'
Jfacheis who had never finished high
Jcnool, and some who had had only
trade school education.
rBut our school buildings are not well t
I", cum tiic Uuung SJMCUIS UC 1U
(adequate and uncientific Many schools
Be kept off the approval list because of
resting systems which do not provide
lor circulation of air. The outbuildings.
jtoo, are far from adequate.
- "Most of the school libraries are good.
.About ten of the eighty-eight white
tthoolj have poor libraries The negro
.schools have Dracticallv no libraries.
vMost of the .hooka in the school libra-
Ties have been furnihed by the parents
and teachers through pie suppers.
' "The big need is to improve our school
.equipment, and that takes money. That
is why we need an increase in our school
" The schocls of the county will oberve
National School Week, which starts next
Sunday and continues unul Saturday.
Diirinc that week school children will
'djviiss with their parents and with their
teachers the purpose and methods of the
Teachers will give instruction in the
American public" school system, and will
give- detailed information about the-
schools of Boone County. They will
pay special attention to the relation of
education to material wealth, health,
moral conduct, government, and efficient
citizenship. The pupils will write com
t l -
positions on the subject,
in oral djscruions.
On the lat day of the week the teach
ers will discuss with the parents the im
porunce of regular school atterdance
and the right ue of time in school, Chil
drcn will be asled to tall ahout the sub
ject with their parents. Methods of
jcertiQg school needs will be disrussed
in a parents meeting on Friday.
IRELAND WILL NOT GIVE IN
Younf Men Will See it Through,
Says Arthur Griffith.
Br rtissn-L Brownisc
(Untied Press Staff Correspondent.)
Dcbut; Not. 16. (by mad.) "The
young men of Ireland are going to see
this thing through, said Arthur Grif
fith. Vice President of the Irish "Repub
lic, to IbeUrulcd Tress. Griffith is con
sidered by some to be the "doctrinaire"
of Sinn Fein. Because of his reported
moderate Tiews he has been unmolested
by the Britisti authorities.
"Each generation m the past," contin
ued the Sinn Fein leader, "has seen a
movement for Irish freedom crushed in
blood, hangings and deportations only to
rie up again with ccumulated intensity.
as the babies of the lat struggle become
the young men of the next. There is a
touch of spirituality about Irishmen that.
inspired by examples Ie McSxinry and
kept burning by cinn rein policy of ed
ucation and nationalism, must1 inevitably
cast on the foreigners misrule.
GriCkh was asked who he considered
responsible for the present state of af
lairs in Ireland. "The present inhuaan-
,li- rrrrtrtxreA hv H- Amtiv1 f (Irrtina-
Itim in Ireland," replied Griffith, "are
, nialt of the complete bankruptcy of
British statesmanship, as evidenced by
such a puerile tool of oppressionists s
Greenwood being placed at the head of
ihe so-called British Government of Ire
land. I believe that the nations of the
world will eventually unite in demanding
Freedom for the nation that, in the
words of Terence McSniner, Is nreparrd
to suffer most.' "
J20..000 worth of furs will be on dis
play in room 503 of the Daniel Boone
Tavern tonight and all day tomorrow.
"In Defense of Ignorance"
Dean Walter Williams
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No more -thoughtful and appreciated land of gift can be made by sons and daughters to parents or grand
parents. Make their home brighter and more cheerful in their declining days.
. Christmas is sneaking up on us in a hurry-only EIGHTEEN more days .remain and the last TEN of them will be -days
of such tremendous activity that this store will be taxed to its utmost capacity despite our preparations for
the holiday rush. Past years have taught us that those of our patrons who make their purchases early are the
best satisfied-therefore we advise you to come early. Our stock is now fuller than it will be at any time during
the coming holiday season.
Start your holiday shopping tomorrow. Furniture at practically oldtime prices.
Make this a furniture Christmas.
Parker Furniture Company
JAPAN IS BUSY
r.ATY7AT?DT A AT
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Island Empire to Construct Net
of Submarine Bases for
Bv Iiciry W. Kiiliy
(United Press Staff Correspondent.)
Tomo, Nor. 5. (by mad) The de
fense of the outlying portions of the Jap.
ancse Empire is now occupying both the
military and the naval authorities, it bar
ing been decided to construct at least
ten strongholds at various strategic
These will be constructed, of course,
in such a way that advantage wil) be
taken of the lessons taught by the war,
and whereas the defense of the islands
south of Japan proper has heretofore
oeen in cnarge ot tnc Xvavy department.
arrangements have now been made where
by the War Department will co-operate
It is understood that Japan intends to
take full advantage of the stnng of is.
lands placed under her control by the
Paris conference, namely Saipan, the
Carolines and the Marshals, which were
formerly German, but which are now be
ing Japanized as rapidly as possible, and
will probably be used for the establish
ment of submarine bases. In this way,
a string of submarines, of which Japan
is now constructing a great number.
would form a formidable defence against
any fleet approaching from the east.
Creat attention is alo being paid to
the question of the mobilization of nation.
al Industries for war purposes in times of
"The present ministry has had the
nccesary estimates passed by the Diet,"
the premier is quoted as having said on
that occasion, "and the plan of national
defense is now being proceeded with. In
order to insure the facilitation of lndost
rial mobilization for military purposes, the
old Munitions Bureau and the Bureau of
Statistics have been transformed into
one National Defense Census Board,
while a system of carrying out regular
investigations into, the condition of in
dustrial factories, mines, railvtavs, mar
ine transport and the like has been es.
What gift so touches the feminine heart
as a lovely piece of furniture? It appeals to the
home-making instinct of her sex and-bless your soul-that
of the sterner
article of furniture
Skirts Take "Back to Soil" More-
ment for a Change.
Of UaiteJ rrcfi.
New York, Dec 3. Fifth Avenue
windoHs of today lonk like lawn fetes
or Ealer bazzaars. Fluffy, crip and cool
organdies, embroidered nets and laces.
sunsludes and bathing suits, and Jeghorn
and maline hats liave routed the sterner
fashion stuff of winter. The Palm Beach
Hot Springs crowd are casting eager eyes
upon this tomd zone raiment, and tba
ttay-at homes cast no lev ardent ortis.
For it is this advance summer rr01
clotring that sets the style for northern
spring and summer wear.
Flovier effects in both color, pattern
and line bold sway. One house is show.
ing a window of soft crepe silk skirts
adorned with liand blocked flowers that
siwrl about the hem. There is a white
skirt, bordered in gay black-eyed Susans.
Another shirred model of canary yellow
crepe ues a motif of gorgeous nasturti
ums. Plain colored silk skirts are selling
Other nbby skirts are developed fit
combinations of silk and wool. One
fhc pound boxes., t"
Have you tried the
Harris' "Jolly Jun.
lor" Special? , Like
other Harris Spe
cials it is better.
sex, too! The man
this Christmas is making himself a lasting gift as well.
house is showing crepe made up with
yokes and panellings of duvetyn. Black
and white is most conspicuous in this
line. Even while wah skirts glow with
some fleck of color. Narrow bandings
of copper color edge the pockets and
bells of many models.
Large, floppy hats in summery shades
to match the rainbow tints of dresses,
blouses and skirts abound. Kibbon hats
seem most popular. Wide Roman stripe
ribbon forms many hats and demands no
additional trimming. These gay hats are
worn with sport and white costumes.
Rubberized silk is prosing to the fore
as a hat fabric
Dress, skirt, and suit makers seem
agreed on the slogan "Back to the Sod,"
for al the hems show a noticeable drop.
Nine' inches above has come to be the
standard height, in contract to the winter
rogue, for twelve above.
LANDING- OF THE PILGRIMS.
History made real in the "Pilgrim
Pagea'nt" at Christian College, Monday
night. Dec 6, at 7:30. Tickets on sale
at Aliens and The Pennant. Adults
35c; grade school pupils 23c adr,
A fresh shipment of Martha
Washington the candy
with the real homemade
Flavor in pound, half-pound, two, three and
j. ' -The popularity of Martha ,Washington
' - ' - .
chocolates is so great that each shipment is
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who remembers his
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Will have its twelfth an
nual Japanese Sale in the
basement of the Christian
Church on Saturday, De
cember 4, at 2 P. M.
Fur Plush and
Fur plush in black,
laupe, and bearer,. deep
Bilk pile, 52 inches wide
for coats, or coat trim
ming, muffs, scarfs. 9pe
ciajly priced at the yard
.. ,...$9.75 and S11.95
All fur trimmings, as
sorted colors and kinds,
l regular price.
Brighton make, cut ery
L full, excellent)yeight and
warmth ...'..t-. . .81.50
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LEARN TO DANCE
Private Lessons By Appointment Only
Special December Values '
Coats, Suits, Dresses, Furs .
This sweepings reduction makes it possible for every
voman to have a distinctive new coat, suit, dress or fur, ',
for it offers hosts of desirable garments at drastically
The materials are good looking and long wearing, and
there is a wide range of colorings and styles to select from.
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Woolen Prices are Lower
Now is the time to buy materials for coats, suits, frocks
and -skirt?, for the choicest woolen fabrics are offered
here at pre-war (prices.
Fine plaid elour and worsted skirtings in a beautiful
range of patterns and weaves, the yard. .84.95 and 82.95
Choice assortment of serges and panamas in all popular
colors, 44 to 06 melt, the yard
- Assortment of w ool filletLand
desirable labrics", dblo 44 inches wide. The yard. . . .SI
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