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Mrs. J. W. Mumblehead substitut
ed as teacher during the illness of Miss Perry. Andrew Stands and Joseph Red Bow, ex-students of this school paid the printing office a visit on the 31st. Mr. Jas. A. Parr who has been do ing carpenter work at the school re cently conducted some experiments trying to develop a working and effi cient automobile engine by elimi nating the usual valves. His efforts were not entirely successful. During the month the school has had two illustrated talks in chapel on Sunday evening. On the 16th Mr. Spalsbury spoke about the City of Paris. On the 23rd Mr. Morrow talk ed about Rome, the illustrations were remarkably good, postcards be ing used instead of slides. A great many comliments are given to the boys and girls for the fine ap pearance they make when inarcing in and out of the chapel Sunday evenings. This little evolution has probably never been as well execut ed heretofore as it is done now, while every week shows marked im provement. The horsebarn which has been a source of worry for some time has been repaired. Owing to faulty work manship this barn has been on the point of falling down for some time. Material was finally secured and Mr. Parr has made the necessary repairs mm 19. to make it safe and strong. At the same time the granary which occupies the west end of the main floor has been enlarged and reconstructed. A general meeting of the employees of the school was held in the third grade room the evening of the sixth. Carrying out the study plan, papers were read by serveral on subjects of educational value. Mrs. Vogel discussed Methods. Miss Edwards had the subject of Class Management. Miss Hickman handled the subject of the Teaching Processes. The Princi pal began a series of talks on the School "Work of the Teacher taking as his subject for the evening the question of Organization. Several of these papers are published else where in this issue. A large chorus is hard at work re hearsing an Easter Cantata entitled "An Easter Alleluia". This chorus is under the direction of Mrs. E. S. Stewart whose musical abitities are well and favorably known in this section. The soloists are Mrs. Spals bury, Miss Joyner, Miss Jean Blish, Miss Helen Blish, Mr. Mumblehead, Mr. Evans, Mr. Baber and Mr. Trot ter. The chorus is well balanced all the parts having a good representa tion. It is planned that this cantata will be given in the boarding school auditorium the evening of Easter Sunday, April 20th, 1919. It pro mises to be the musical event of tlie spring season.