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SCHOOLS PLAN PROGRAMS FOR HEALTH WEEK Talks. Plays and Pageants to Feature Observance April 28 to May 4. More ti.an 50,000 school children ;n Incianapolis and Marion county uill celebrate Child Health week, April 28 to May 4 and Child Health day, May 1. Each of the eighty-seven public schools throughout the city will make special efforts to stress the necessity cj child health conserva tion. Posters, based on the rules of health, will be made by the school children and health talks will be given in the class rooms. Special talks and demonstrations by the school nurses arid talks on correc tive exercises and physical fitness by the school doctors, will feature the programs. Stage Playlets Playlets will be staged in many of the public schools, all based on health week. The Marion County Tuberculosis Association is instru mental in issuing the material for such playets ns “Health in Toy land,’’ for younger children; “The Champion,” for intermediate grades and Madame Rantc's Fashion Show,” for older girls. Each clay during health week will be devoted to one particular phase of health in the parochial schools. The program worked out by the Marion County Tuberculosis Associa tion stresses every phase of health promotion. In St. Philip Neri. Our Lady of Lourdes, and St. Patrick's schools the eighth grade girls will give first aid and home nursing demonstra tions for their mothers. The pro grams will be composed of ten dem onstrations, five of home nursing such as bed making, five of first aid, such as applying simple band ages. Re-Examine Children Miss Flora A. Dutcher. educational secretary of the tuberculosis as scc atiori. will be In charge of the mo ion pictures and talks with slides lor the special programs to be given at public schools. A special health exhibit is being held this week at the Speedway school, Wayne township. Activities of the medical health inspection and school nursing de partments of the city beard of health for observance of Child Health day and Child Health week Include: Re-examination of the children attending the kindergartens and those who were in kindergartens last semester and who were trans feared to public schools in February. Elect Queen of May Audrey Dietz, first grade, elected bv popular vote, will be crowned with a wreath of flowers as “Queen of May” in connection with the May clav program to be given at the Speedway school. Wayne township. Mary Ann Hayes will be her attend ant. There will be a health parade of the first grade, each child repre senting either a vegetable or fruit end each room will contribute a song, recitation or playlet to the program. The first grade of forty children. Miss Irene Robey, teacher, built a health house to illustrate good health habits. In co-operation with Dr. Ada E. Schweitzer, director of the child health division of the Indiana state board of health. Governor Harry G. Lesiie has issued a proclamation for Child Health day, the climax of Child Health week. President Her bert Hoover recently issued a state ment in which he indorsed Child Health day Make Many Visits "Interest in Child Health day ob servance is shown by the fact that many child health programs have been in progress throughout the year.” reports Dr. Scheitzer. "Chil dren have been acquiring habits that contribute to their health and will be awarded honors on May 1. Between the middle of January and March 10, child hygiene physi cians and nurses from the state de partment of health visited sixty counties, making 1.403 calls and giving seventy-seven talks. Crispus Attacks RY CLARENCE MAXWELL An oratorical contest will be given bv the English department Friday night in the auditorium. A prize will be awarded to the winner. Anew club was formed by Miss Henrietta Herod recently and named the Book Lovers Club. Many students have joined the group. F'.rst operetta to be given by stu dents of the school is under the di rection of J. H. Brown. The cast is rehearsing. Next week the R. O. T. C. unit will be reviewed by Major Cathro. herd of the reserve corps of the city. The following clubs are approved by the office: English. Dramatic. Mathematics. Science. Language. Art. Athletic. Book Lovers, Big Sis ters Bovs and Girls Hi-Y. Girls Re serve. Debasing. Industrial, Music. History. Civic and other special clubs. SCHOOL PLANS CONCERT Students Prepare Program for National Music Week. The orchestra and department classes of School 22. under the di rection of Miss Ruth A. Lewis, are preparing material for a concert to be given some time during Music week. The 5B class of the school is mak ing booklets or. pioneer life in connection with their study of Polly, the jrfoneer. To increase interest in the spelling work being done at the school contests are being neld and the results recorded on a chart. Health of School Children Guarded PUPILS GATHER 17,000 COCOONS School 66 Classes Compete to Collect Most. School 66 is again on the trail of the bagworm. Last year more than fifteen thousand bagworms were collected by students. This year the number is over seventeen thou sand. The cocoons nave been placed in cardboard boxes and are exhibit ed in the main corridor. A contest was conducted with each of the rooms trying to bring in the greatest number of cocoons. An exhibit of wild flowers in the children's room of tne library has attracted much attention. The flow ers were used in a talk given at Cropsy hall Monday night for grade teachers. As an incentive to geography study, a world conference is held each term by the 6A classes. Each child takes the role of a delegate from some European country and must know what ship he takes from his country to the United States, the time and the cost of the voyage and other details to be found in steamship circulars and reference books. A pupil is selected to act as the President of the United States and be host to the others. This conference is held at the end of the school term and the students are beginning to study up their parts. WINS PEACE AWARD Shortridge Pupil Gets Cup in Contest. First place in the Peace Discus sion contest of the seventh district finals held at Washington high 1 school Monday went to Curtis C. ; Plopher, Shortridge high school stu dent. He was awarded a silver cup. 1 Miss Virginia Miller, Washington high school, and Joe Cooper, War ren Central high school, were the other speakers in the contest. "American Responsibility for World Peace" was tire subject of the discussion. Each contestant w'as given eight minutes for his con structive discussion and three min utes for a rebuttal speech. Judges of the contest were Rav S. Trent. Indianapolis realtor; Mrs. W. S. Lockhart, executive secretary of the Indiana council of Interna tional Relations, and Sewaru Craig, teacher at Manual Training hign school. Plopher will represent the seventh district in the state finals to beheld at Bloomington. April 36. HONOR PLAN TRIED I School 31 Pupils Will Get Prizes for High Marks. A spring program was given last Thursday by the 3A and 4B classes j of School 31 for the P. T. A. meet tine at the school. An honor system has been intro duced based on the citizenship rec- I ord of the pupil. After receiving the first A, the pupil is given a red ribbon as an honor award. A white ribbon follows the second A mark j and a blue ribbon is given the stu dent, making three consecutive A's in his citizenship record. Two writing clubs have been or ganized by Room 5, one of boys and the other of girls. Certificates are awarded for proficiency in writing and the club getting the least num ber of certificates will entertain the other group. FLOWER CONTEST HELD Students of School 82 Vote for Na tional Plant. A national wild flower ballot in all grades above the primary room was conducted recently by the 8A class of School 82. In oral compo sition each pupil outlined the pur pose of such a vote end described the national contest being conduct ed by the American Nature Associ ation. Five of the best out lines were se ’ected and the students making them gave a two-minute talk be fore the class. A “Be Kind to Animals" club has been organized by the 3A and 4B pupils of the school. Scrap books have been made. WILD FLOWERS STUDIED School Students Collect 33 Speci mens for Work. Much interest has been aroused in the children of School 7S by an unusual collection of wild fllowers arranged by Miss Cora Smith. Thirty-three specimens were col lected in a three day round up staged by the students under Miss Smith's direction. The object of the project was to familiarize the student* with wild flowers and inspire a greater ap preciation for them. • Top photo shews school physician and nurse administering diph theria toxoid at Woodside kindergarten. 2530 Southeastern avenue. This is part of the program carried out by the city health department that wall be explained during Child Health week, April 28 to May 4. . Lower photograph show's children being weighed as part of the better health campaign of the Marion County Tuberculosis Association in parochial schools of the city under direction of Miss Helen rteal, city health education worker. These children are at Little Flower school, 1401 Bosart avenue. Technical BY WILLIAM FROSCH Home Economics Club held Its first meeting of the semester last Tuesday. Officers elected were Miss Katherine Dieckmeyer, president; Thetus Davidson, vice-president; Miss Mary Margaret Hickey, sec retary; Miss Mary Ellen Bryant, treasurer, and Miss Edith <saph, historian. Meetings will be held every other Tuesday in Room 122. Room 178 has been equipped with fourteen new' laboratory tables, cabinets and other zoology equip ment. 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Let j o ~Jk us PROVE-WHY be- rj‘ I ft fore you buy. •pwp—Tj 30x*h *4.05 X 29x4.40 #5.10 W SrmmP tubes ,5 ! '° The SPARTON BUGLE™ *g”2“ HBf nn. the regulation .army ‘ATTENTION’ bugle call and * * S?? / n .ws does it automatically at one quick touch of the button. ■ c^ llstprice -. thrM ; da> ; $24.95 |H ALL OTHER SIZES AT SAME yi9i>o Sparton $4.30 Spartan LOW PRICES Chimes f11.55. O. S $2.9$ a-v Open Evenings and Sundays K. T ‘ re and I>LUE POINT ' RVICE STATION/ / " 1/ Auto Cor. Madison, Delaware & Ray Sts. Laundry THE IXDIAKAPOTJS TIMES I epough students wish to enroll for the w'Ork. All three prizes in the poster con test, sponsored by the Girl Scouts for their Cookie day sale, Saturday, were won by students in Mrs- Rob erta Warren Stewart’s art class. PUPILS WORK OUTDOORS Children Plant Flower Beds, Clean- Up Grounds. Out-door work for every child in the school is the aim at School 70, now that warm weather is here. Flower beds on the grounds are be ing prepared and planted by the children in the intermediate grades. The smaller children are engaged in a clean-up campaign, picking up all bits of paper. Department boys are working on the shrubbery. CITY STUDENTS TO SEEK NEW COLLEGE PRIZE High School Seniors Urged to Try for Northwestern Scholarship. Indianapolis high school students of high excellence in their studies and personal qualities were urged today, in a letter to city high school principals, to make formal applica tion for one of the new' Austin scholarships for the training of business executives, available at Northwestern university next year. The Austin scholarship foundation was created at Northwestern re cently by F. C. Austin. Chicago cap italist, who gave the university over $3,000,000, the income from which is to be used exclusively for schol arships. Ten students will be selected for the year 1929-30, but when the full income from the foundation be comes available a larger number of scholarships -will be offered each year. Scholarships will be awarded without reference to nationality, religion or wealth, and applicants will be examined in such qualifica tions as scholarship, leadership, character and health. Those will be selected W'ho have the greatest potential capacity for proficiency in business, this proficiency to be measured in terms of public service rather than in the accumulation of private fortunes. The university will grant to each scholar the financial assistance deemed most beneficial to him, the amount varying from the cost of tuition to $1,500 a year. It may be in the form of a loan or a direct grant. No scholar will be compelled to abandon his desire for a<}aquate training because of lack of funds. This training may necessitate study and travel abroad and attend ance at institutions other than Northwestern. MAKE BIRD HOUSES Plan Used to Keep Students Out of Streets. The problem of keeping children out of the streets during spring va cation week was solved at School 25 by a suggestion to the students that they make bird houses and bring them to school when studies were resumed. Nature work at this school will center around the school grounds. The children will be made familiar with a dozen different trees and shrubs to be found there. Later a trip will be made to Garfield park for further study. Twice a day in the corridors of the school a caller stands with a mega phone and announces the attend ance and tardiness record for the day. The room with the best stand ing gets a plant to place in their room and keeps it as long as their record is highest. Entertainment at School 48 The Parent-Teacher Association of School 48 is planning an enter tainment for the school to be given late in April. Pupils Build Bird Houses Left to Right—Eileen McHaffey, Ralph Terrill and Mary Freeman of School 73, with the bird houses they have built during their study of birds and their habits. Each of the twenty-seven students in the 8A class made a bird house this year. Johnny Appleseed s Life Drama to Be Told on Air Broadcast for Pupiis Will Relate Story of Back woods Hero. Johnny Appleseed, barefoot hero of the Indiana backwoods, will live again for the school children of In diana and twenty-eight other states listening to the School of the Air when the weekly history dramalogue is broadcast by the Crosley radio station, WLW, Monday, at 1 p. m. Johnny Appleseed, or John Chap man as he was christened, was the pioneer tree planter of the early part of the nineteenth century. His labors bore fruit over one hundred thousand square miles of territory. He believed that God had ap pointed him to a mission in the wil derness to preach the gospel of love and to plant apple nurseries that should produce orchards for the pioneers. The historical dramalogue writ ten on events in the life of Johnny Appleseed has been prepared by William A. Duff, founder of the Johnny Appleseed society in which 1,200 boys and girls are enrolled. The School of the Air programs LEON says: “I Was Surprised Myself” The Response to My Offer That I Would Make a Tailored-to-Measure SUIT TOPCOAT At My Regular Low Cash Prices on EASY PAYMENTS With 16 Weeks to Pay—Nothing for Credit and Immediate Delivery of the Garment When Finished —the response, as I said above, al- fit-ons—when you can get clothes mo,t ~ know that men really want good COftt yQu rea d y . ma des—and get tailored-to-measure clothes that immediate delivery without red look right, fit right and wear right tape or delay—and pay for it over in preference to ready-to-wear if period of sixteen weeks without they can buy them without incon- one red cent extra for carrying your veniencing themselves. account —when you can get all this, When you consider thet pr.ctically isn’t it ridiculous to pay out the everything is bought on credit these cash and perhaps strap you”' l day,! there is no reason why you for other thmg. you may need? should be in need of clothe, when Come m tomorrow and letmesHow you can get a bench-tailored gar- you my new me ofhneSpnng and ment made from fine all-wool ma- Summer woolen, w.th the choice of terials with real designing and two over 400 patterns. I CAM Tailoring Cos. L&vll 131 E. New York St. 254 Mass. Avs.—Just One Block From Pennsylvania St. OPEN UNTIL 9:30 P. M. SATURDAY start at 12:30 p. m„ the week's pro gram follows: Monday '‘Personal Hygiene— Keeping Health and Happy;" health talk, for upper grades. Dr. E. B. Hayhurat, consultant, division of Industrial hygiene. Current events, for upper grades and high school. Harrison Sayre. "Johnny Appleseed," history dramalog. School of the Air Players. Tuesday Course in aeronautics, provided by The Otiggenheim Foundation for the advance ment of aeronautics. "Fog Warning." iWinslow Homer), art appreciation. Dr. Henry Turner Bailey. "Civil Government by Those Who Gov ern.” Wednesday Stories, for first, second and third grades, kindergartners of Cincinnati schools. Stories for fourth, fifth and sixth grades. Schuster Martin School of Drama. Plays and playlets, for seventh and eighth grades, the Juvenile Players. Thursday Drama for high schools, Schuster Martin, Stuart Walker Players. Geography. Dr. W. R. McConnell, Miami university. SCHOOL SHOWS MOVIES Educational Pictures, Music on Thursday Programs. Educational motion pictures are shown every Thursday morning at 8:15 at School 85. During the changing of reels, the school audience sings or is entertained by musical numbers given by the glee club, or individual students. APRIL 10. 1020 INVITE PARENTS TO INSTITUTE AT PURDUE U, Session on April 29. 30 and May 1 Will Take Up Child Problems. In co-operation with the Indiana Parent-Teacher Association, the school of home economics of Purdue university is arranging a parents’ institute to be held at Lafayette, April 29. 30 and May 1. The pro gram will be concerned with prob lems of children. Among speakers will be Mrs. Helen B. Paulsen, the "Mother Goose Lady" of Chicago; Mrs. Robert E. Cavanaugh of Indiana university; Dr Thurman Brooks Rice of In diana university, and Dr. Ada E. Schweitzer of the state board of health. Purdue university faculty mem bers who will take part in the pro gram are Professor O. F. Hall and Dr. G. C. Brandenburg of the de partment of education: Professor Laura Partch and Dr. Marguerite Mallon of the instructional staff of the school of home economics, and Miss Neva Stephenson of the Boys and Girls Club division. Registration will begin Monday, April 29, at 11 a. m. Mrs. Homer J. Miller, president of the Indiana Parent-Teacher Association, will dLscuss, at the morning session, the aims and objectives of a parent's institute. A dinner will be given Monday night in the home economics lunch room and Mrs. Cavanaugh will speak on “Never Too Late to Learn.” The welcoming address will be given by Dean Carolyn E. Shoemaker, dean of women, Pur due university. Persons desiring rooms in West Lafayette during the meeting should write to Miss Mary L. Matthews, home economics building, Purdue university, Lafayette. Spring Pageant at Sehool 39 A spring pageant, suggested, writ ten costumed, cast and produced entirely by 3A and 4B students of School' 39. was a part of the school program to develop creative ability in the pupil. School 26 Pupils Plan Circus The primary grades of School 26 arc planning to give a circus May 3.