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THURSDAY AFRIL 21, 1932 THE MT. PULASKI "iIMES, MT. P ULASKI, ILLINOIS / VT j | rhy00hm or form, hispoetry p, Local Team Tries ELKHART LEADS IN Commercial Eve.ts e Review ,,=,,, (ON&apos;TESTS of '0' My ---- Held At -- Captain,' and "When Lilacs Last In OUt New Rulings co00n, Sa::,, Doc, ryard Bk.m'd." are among his FRENCH work best known. ;O .* Six weeks exam have arrived and ADMINISTRATION NOTES Panned again. The fir.t year French e. is through with its grammar Mr. Pulaski Township High School book for awhile. They ha'e starti Accredited By the North Central t4raa.slating stories which are much Asoclation of Colleges and more interesting than their Charden- Secondary Schools el- The first story translated from - ontes Faciles" (Easy Stories) was Mr. Llycd L. Hargis, j:ldncipal of "Ajrea La Battaille" (After the Bat- the Mt. Pulaski ToTvship High School tie). In this story a general, through has jus been notified that this school ki, gives a drink to a w)unded has been accredited by the Nc, rr, h etemy and is then shot for his kind Central Association of Colleges and by the wounded man. Secondary Schools for the period end- "L'Abbe Constantin."--Jchn and ing March 1% 1933. In explanaXion of lMtiaa have finally discovered that the term of accrediting the local th are in love with each other. But school authorities have been adsSed lither ha told the other cf it. John. that it is the established policy of the aee he is in the army, has to go As:oeiation to prepare each Fear ar: Y for twenty days with his regi- new list of a.prvved secondary schools He doesn't see how he is going accorded this honor and that no school endure being away from Bet-tina. is accredited by the North Central he could stay away from her Association for a period longer than all would be well, but he has one year. tried and failed. What are both of Before any school can be consider- going to do during those twen- ed for accrediting by the North Cen- t daya of separation ? How are they tral Association it must be on the ngwSpend the time? Find out highest list of schcvls approved and aeredited by the school authorities :o: of this state. In addition it mut LATIN I1 mmt the high standards which the On account of the six weeks exams Asscciation maintains with respect ihasthe pa week our furthering of to the school building and its equip- story of "Caesar's Gallic Wars" ment and apTaratus, school records, not advanced. Most ,f the time the requirements for graduation, ".m- we have been reviewing, and last Fri- structi and spirit, salaries of teacn- ht we took the test. The returns ers, the training and prelmration of not so encouraging, but we all teachers, the teaching load, pupil remflved to do better in the next six loads, and the school's .pengram with" referenee to physical education and. Weeka. " her . During the past six  weeks we have to its athletic relat!en;hiPnjthythe died sixteen chaters and since high schools as uee. were just sixteen of us in the State Athletic Asso.aton. . - , class we were each assigned a separ  The North Central ASSOCauon oz haPter. This assignmevt consti- Clleges ar.d 2condary Schools is our six weeks review, an accrediting agency comprising I am sure by next week we will twenty states and is the largest re- have a few more bits of the story to gional accrediting agency in the Uni- tell. ted States. The object of the Ash- :o: elation is te establish closer relations between the secondary schools and PHYSICS the institutions of higher education within the North Central states and lZvr the past week we have been in such other territory as the North discussing resistance. When discus- Central Association may recognize. resistance we usually, refer to All decisions of the Association bear- ins on the policies and management ,es I.w. The law as as folio .. die current flowing in a circuit s .f secondary schools and institutions . rectly proportional to the difference of higher education are understood to l pressure in volts and inverly be advisory in their character. The lportional t the resistance in accrediting (f schools by the North e's." grhile discussing resistanc Centre! Association is a cooperative we find different taws true. they are: undertaking. Membership in this As- . 1. The resistance of a conductor is sociation is urely ,cluntary. It must tly proportional to its length, be the desire of the local authorities . 2- The resistance of a conductr is of a high schcol to have the school Vely proportional to the square accredited by the Association. e diameter. Advantages tlutt high schools re- d. The resistance of metallic con- alize a:- a result of being accredited r,.--tor increases with the tempera- by the North Central Association can tre. be summarized as follows: 4. The re.istance depends upon the 1. The graduates of in accredited terial high school are privileged to enter :o:. institutions of higher education with- in the North Central States without ENGLISH I entrance examinations, provided that they have eredits in the high school Freshmen have finished two of subjects required by the ccqlege or representative short stories, university for admission- Since other are: accrediting agencies recognize schools "rennes's Partner'Bret, Harte accredited by the North Central As- lZall of the House of Usher"--E. sociation, this privilege of entering A. Poe. institutions of higher education with Their next story will he. "White examination is extended practically Winter", by Wilbur Daniel tl-woughout the United Sates. 2. The graduates of accredited : high schools have thasuran that ENGLISH 1I their high school diplomas will be acceptable to State Boards having to The Sophomores have started their do with the grunting of certificates y of "Poe's Tales". We have f6r the various professions of medi- 'Tall of the House of Usher," cine, dentistry, law, etC. In states - nre now reading, "Ligeia".  quiring graduation from approved . lgar Allen Poe wan bern in Boa- high schools as a prerequisite to the January 19, 1809 of respectable obtaining of a teaching certificate, tor. the graduate of school accredited When only three years of age he by the North Central Association meet the requirements of such a lw. was left an orvAaan. Mr. Allan. a 3 A high school approved by the W.)thy merchant of Richmond, Vir- Notl Central Association mu tqia, adopted him. He was sent to mntain high standards and cnse- lrivate chools. When he had finished grammar quently the community is assured of I and academy, he entered a Vir- a program of modern high hool College. Due to his disorderly education. examipation of the school a uet he was taken out. 4. The r. Allan secured him a position at regular intervals by inspectors and tt Point, but he was court-mar- supervisors serves to stimulate pro- lulled and sent home. gress and to prevent the development _ [ia for-parent refused to help of questionable practices and tenden- hi anymore, ties. 5. A high school accredited by the In 1827 he published his first set of Poe. North Central Association enjoy s a The brightest spot in Poe's life was greater prestige in the surrounding i love for his child-wife. When she country and therefore finds it easter died Poe was nrostrated with grief, to ataract non-resident Impils. ti tis work is of three kinds: tarra- 6. The patrons have more confi- re. critical, and poetical, dence in, and are generall more wil- drae had no power of character ling to support, an accredited high , wing, but could get endid pie- school. __.-.-:o:------- ures of horror and action. MATHEMATIC tie died in New York in 1849. _.__._.- ,,SOme of Poe's works are: "Ligeia". #aUrders in the Rue Morgue," "An- The Freshmen have been working Lee". "Fall of the House of problems relating to triomometrie William Wilson." ratios. Heights of buildings, trees and o o an may be determined by mea- : I - --- of this. -*- students are ENGLISH IV : --: plane Geame _ . . ne have The ns and tne . Senior English Classes .... bout polygO _ = Wmpleted th ..... a o;= weeks er-studymg =. -----s A polygon  a -- ........... his SIX wta- In Which tho hare torv WaS the I ereas t .... # th or more ss. e of '-'--" :-" ""7"..--; ..... etilr ftgre _-:-"nreaof poly- t. ur.erature stualeL : -- this ,hetl.n _ _ tedern will be so unee " axes of a tee American Poetry " - ould come the follo'in six weeks. Mr. gons , w ., -- om has arrang2 a series of lec-; tangle, trazeoid, and so Elkhart ...................... 25 Coach George Derringer of Mr. Pu- New Holland ............... 11 laski High has had his Hilltopper Hartsburg ...................... 11 basketball squad try out the new Atlanta .................. 8 rules and after viewing the perform- Mt. Pulaski ............... 6 anees, has arrived at some rather Latbam ....................... 2 definite conclusiona.  Elkhart High Scho'! in=read !t He has ftmnd that on large floors tpoint toal in he anua! : rirr such as Mt. Pulaski and Lincoln contests of the L>gan Co:n.y High possess, the 10 second rule will not!School Associati,n and Harturg interfere with the psent style of l moved into a tie f,r :econd plce play except in the cae of teamswith New Hollant i m;iea! event which use the funeral march down held at Lincoln ,-ommunity High the floor. By experimentation it School Friday evening. was found that only four or five sec- There wene six contestants in each vends were needed to bring the ball: boys, arm girls' voca! 3Ic and :ix within the required area. glee clubs: entered. Pr"f. Wetbrook However, unlos allowanee areof Illinois WeMevan SehooI of Mu:dc nmde for mmII floors about the best judged all events. any tcaxn can do is to resort to long The Hsrtburg glee club. directed shots. R is not likely that teams will by Miss Kirkbride. won first in the spread their defemes down the floor glee club contest on it election on big courts Its that woId lay the "Neopolitan Nights." The Atlanta open to a "pan and cut" play. :glee clnbs directed by Mis Knowles - " 12melt Dertinger believes the three took second with "The Green Cathod- s rle on plays in the.ft ral" and Amaryllis" w<n hird for throw lane a poor one in every re- E1krt, directed by Mi= aline. speet. In the first lace. he poia Results of the girls' vocal solo fol- out tat it forces a di/-uit ssdgn- low: First. "Fcrgotten" by Delzena ment De the official and will lead to Grigsby, Hart.burz; second "Mighty arguments aplenty if enforced too Lak A Rose" by Eva Planner. Elk- freely. He believes that if the pivo hot'c7 third. "I Love A Little Cot- man fouls there are sufficient rules tage" by Zella Davi, Latham. to cover the offense and sime most Boys' .'olo results were: First. "On schools ue the pivot man as a shoot- the Road to Mandalay" by Richard er, it won't affect them. By use o a Ogdesby. Elkhart; second. "Dune'" stop watch, the Hi, topper mentor by Marlin Baker, Atlanta and third' found that two men could break a- "Friend of Mine" by Pieron Leer. cross in front of the pivot man -ith Mt. Pulaski. chances of getting the ball in two m- - yeconds. " "So you went to te hospital for The rule makers seem to have ac- cmlished one thing if nothing more. an operation. What did the doctor get Sport fans will forget Dave Barry out of yu?" and his famous "long count" in the "A new auto." Dempsey-Tunney fight and feus ..................... their raspberries on the basketbal! far the mot commonly used joint. official who now must count ten se- tv fasten the stretchers to he leg- f corals in the back court, three - tables. The dado i: frequently used vends, in the free throw lane, count to hold nanels in their pror}er ,<s- the number of taps on a jun ball. tions. The d<wel i u:,ed where m)t a and five seconds on an out-of bounds great deal ,f trength is needed. In play in addition to the regular line Irawer the blind dovetail is used. of officiating duties. Just try count- he dovetail is used in the construe- . ins ten seconds and then compare tion of bcxes. Besides these joint with a watch and see how far you've there are the rabbet, gain, tongue missed it. That will give you some idea of the range in officiating which and groove, slip joints and many is almost certain to result.-:--Lincoln lap r halvimz joints. We are now on the hast six weeks Courier. @f work. Some of the projects are be- Dclecahedront, wetve faces, ing comvleted. Such things as tmck- Icosahedron--twenty faces, tie racks, cake boards, towel racks; All of these above figures are so- and other small objects wilt be rode in the time that remains. Some *)f lids. the boys are turning out piece on --=O; MECHANICAL DRAWING 11 the lathes now. John Kerschner is making a hay Many years ago in ancient Greece rack as a second project. The si there lived a boy named Archimedes week's examination was taken who romped and layed in the fore. 'Friday. It covered joints. This boy beiug very observant became t&e world's moat famous mathemati- cian. He discovered among other  things a peculiar form of curve known as Archimedes' spiral. This curve is now used in the Mechanical Draw- ing class to develop a heart shaped cam which .provides uniform motion. Some other curves used are the in- volute, cycloid and ellip. These cttrves are the chief ones used in the development of gear teeth. Te invo- lute is the path of a point on a tring made by unwinding the string from a fixed cylinder. The cycloid is the path of a point on the circumference of a wheel when the wheel is revolved on a plane. The ellipse is the path of a Boint the san of whone distances from two fixed points, called foi, is always eonsUtt. MANUAL TBAINING I In Carpentry, Woodworking. Cabi- net Making, and so forth pieces of material must be faned tcgether. !This is done by means of joints. There are a number of differe joints. The mortise-and ten is by WHEN BABIES FRET = f to be .uag to it array, But  qme a cmtm! A special tlSp after it Money. re The ftqiowJng ;:. a c r leJc mary of the events and he )f each: Shrthand I --Teanm: Mt Mt, Putaski returned r::m the first; Elkhart. second: for third. Count) Commercial Cntest Sat'r- I:d:ividual: Lois Kelp, Mt. t.!ay with the pork and pie. Althourk. first; Lucilte Johnson. .: .a by no means a pleasant ,y. h  did net eem to affec us. All the c,md; ne award for third. Shorthand II--oTeams: Mr. '.-:s entered from Mt, Pulaski came fir t; Eikbart, second; Latham. back with first places excegt the Typ- [ndividuals: Mildred Aderma, ;rz rea:n, and when they found out Pulaski. first; Reyon ;hy c,vldn't have first they decided hart, second; Genevieve to take the next best which was so- than, third. c-nd. Tyoing I --Teams: Elkhart, first; Other chcols competing in the con- Mt. Pulaski, secnd; Hartsburg thi tests were. Elkhart, Hartsburg, New Individuals: Evelyn Hallman tie,land. Atlanta. Latham and Beasan. burg, first; Ruth Broehl. The member. of the teams from canal; Edith Miller, Beason, i1 here were: Marie Bertoni, Lois Kotp, Typing IITeams: Mt. Pula Katherine Geyer, Norton Shoup, lar-, first; Elkhart, second; Atlanta, thi ion Lane, Mildred Aderman, Marjrie LaMer. Bonnie Stopher, Grace Roth- Individual: Hugh Bryson, well and Louise Van Hook. These first; Louise Van Rook, :,ame people and also the Bookkeep- sectmd; Genevieve Reeves, ing Team, composed of Gordon Zelle, ',bird. Geyford Wills, and John Zelle. will go :o t,) Elkhart in  Saturday, Apri HUMORETTES 23. and compete in the District Con- IehibanEstelle him a wrful test. We hope to wh this so we may radio voice. go to Decatur to the Sectional. SayouaraYes, but they sy S In all of our excitement, we arrived  ugly that she broods covtab at school Monday morning and found cause television is reported jtmt that we had left one of our typewrit- er at Elkhart. Miss Ebert made a round the corner, When We Are Called from a hme many miles from this community, we answer promptly and efficientlyand economicall Perhaps this is one reason why we have so man)" friends n the sur- rounding territory, wh call us as a matter of course when he emergency arises, MAY 5, 1932 a new method of epreww m rules, w't- t