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
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
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
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
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
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
The first grade of forty children.
Miss Irene Robey, teacher, built a
health house to illustrate good
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
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.
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
Next week the R. O. T. C. unit
will be reviewed by Major Cathro.
herd of the reserve corps of the
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
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
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
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
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
WINS PEACE AWARD
Shortridge Pupil Gets Cup
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
Plopher will represent the seventh
district in the state finals to beheld
at Bloomington. April 36.
HONOR PLAN TRIED
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
FLOWER CONTEST HELD
Students of School 82 Vote for Na
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
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
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.
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
Two new r courses, art apprecia
tion and advanced shop practice, in
ground mechanics of aircrafts, will
be organized next semester provided
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THE IXDIAKAPOTJS TIMES
I epough students wish to enroll for
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-
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.
TO SEEK NEW
High School Seniors Urged
to Try for Northwestern
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
The Response to My Offer
That I Would Make a
At My Regular Low Cash Prices on
With 16 Weeks to Pay—Nothing for Credit and
Immediate Delivery of the Garment
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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
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should be in need of clothe, when Come m tomorrow and letmesHow
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OPEN UNTIL 9:30 P. M. SATURDAY
start at 12:30 p. m„ the week's pro
'‘Personal Hygiene— Keeping Health and
Happy;" health talk, for upper grades. Dr.
E. B. Hayhurat, consultant, division of
Current events, for upper grades and
high school. Harrison Sayre.
"Johnny Appleseed," history dramalog.
School of the Air Players.
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
Stories, for first, second and third
grades, kindergartners of Cincinnati
Stories for fourth, fifth and sixth
grades. Schuster Martin School of Drama.
Plays and playlets, for seventh and
eighth grades, the Juvenile Players.
Drama for high schools, Schuster
Martin, Stuart Walker Players.
Geography. Dr. W. R. McConnell,
SCHOOL SHOWS MOVIES
Educational Pictures, Music on
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
AT PURDUE U,
Session on April 29. 30 and
May 1 Will Take Up
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
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
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
Persons desiring rooms in West
Lafayette during the meeting should
write to Miss Mary L. Matthews,
home economics building, Purdue
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.
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