News: Willard (May 27, 1925)


Contact: Shari Volovsek Hahn (Transcriber)



----Source: Willard Spice, Willard WI (May 27, 1925), Volume 1, No. 13



Surnames:  Ingham, Zallar, Plautz, Peterson, Bayuk, Parkel, Francel, Clair, Hindal, Schwab, Kokaly, Jones, Matkovich, Verschay, Taylor, Ruzic, Campbell, Thompson, Quast, Baldwin, Ehlers, Fainter, Dahl, Reed, Backus, Horvat, Preisig, Grushel, Bergant, Bizjak, Scharenbrock, Korenchan, Boh, Trunkel, Mallory, Dergance, Ingham, Meyers, Wilson, Ule, Musich, Jeras, Schroeder, Noah, Gregorich, Koschak, Zallar, Herrick, Snedic, Lucas, Luzovec, Artac, Crotzer, Debevec,


Feb. 5, 1924

Feb. 21, 1924

Oct. 25, 1924

Dec. 20, 1924

April 8, 1925

May 14, 1925

May 25, 1925


News: Willard (May 27, 1925)  Pg. 1, Pg. 2, Pg. 3, Pg. 4






Farewell Little Schoolroom of Mine


Today, as I leave you, memories surge over me. Days I had thought long since forgotten come back to me. Faces and scenes are revived. Golden days of autumn--Falling leaves, Indian summer, Hazy skies, Moonlight nights; keen days in winter--snow drifting by, faces made ruddy by the winds coming swiftly, long nights; soft days in spring--green blades of grass, songs of birds, showers of May, twilight nights--all of these once again are mine.

Hours of friendship, congenial and warm and free hearts open, childhood growing into man-hood and woman-hood, all of these flash into my mind. Visions once lost are renewed--a torch to help me carry on.

Little Schoolroom of Mine, within your walls are memories dear. From out of you go boys and girls to fight and win. Fill them, Old Schoolroom of Mine, with your spirit of love and goodness. Keep them whole and free, let not the world hold them to mean things unworthy of your name. Give them the untrampled spirit of the lark. Let them be full of song in their hearts, the sweet feeling that beyond temporary troubles there will come peace and much happiness. And never let them lose that keenness and half tamed fear which will keep them at their best, realizing that nothing but the best can suffice.

I leave you Little Schoolroom of Mine, I am not content with all my work I hope that I leave you better than I found you. My mistakes have been many. I trust, though, that no boy or girl because of any word or action of mine, will look on the world with morbid gaze and embittered spirit. I hope these children, grown, will do much for the world, and that when they have done that which is considered good, the world will ask, "Who was their teacher?"

Throughout the years I trust that time will be kind to you and to your boys and girls. I hope that those who follow me will ascend to higher heights than I reached; will lead in better ways than I led, and will point to the goal of all endeavers more surely than I have done.

Your Teacher


A curling iron, a cunning curl

A powder box, a pretty girl

A little rain, away she goes

A homely girl with a freckled nose.




Opera House


Saturday--"Damaged Hearts" and "Telephone Girls"

Sunday & Monday--"Too Much Business" and Larry Semon in "The Gown Shop"

Wednesday--Tom Mix in "Ladies to Board" and "Dumb and Daffy"

Friday & Saturday, June 5th and 6th--Fred Thompson in "The Fighting Sap"

Sunday & Monday, June 7th and 8th--"Flaming Barriers" and "Dabbling in Art"

Wednesday June 10th--Charles (Buck) Jones in "Western Luck"



How Long From Now

One very dark and stormy night

As I sat before the stove

I heard a knock outside the door

And from my chair I rose.

A queer old man was standing there

"I'm Father Time-quoth he--

I answered, "Rest before my fire

Whoever you may be."

And as he sat before the stove

He asked if I'd like to hear

Of the way in which Willard had grown

During many a recent year.

Perhaps 'twas thirty years ago

Or maybe more in sooth

Since you taught in the Willard School

Do you remember every youth

A little burg with about ten homes

At that time was it not?

Unlike its hundreds of today

Oh! how the years I spot!

Let me but think for a moment

Of the homes that were in the past

Where the Equity building once did stand

They're building a High School fast.

In place of the road which went through town

They've built it of concrete

It's now supported by the State

And crowds push down the street.

And you know the place where the old Post office stood

There's now a Court House grand.

Its dome all made of marble and

Can be seen all over the land.

And in it there are many rooms

And many officials too

For since Willard became the County Seat

There's a great deal of work to do.

The uppermost room is the County court

E.G. Ingham is Judge just now

Surely you remember him with the shiny head

And the most beautiful home I vow!

And young John Zallar is their "cop"

His "size" most frightens men

But "drunkenness" has been blotted out

Since John threatened them with the "pen."

Their pavilion is the finest

In the central part of the state

They do not allow any roughness

Or harm to instigate

And I mustn't forget to tell you

About their wonderful graded school

For now they have about six hundred

Who must mind the teacher's rule.

And in their school they have added new rooms

For of teachers they have eight

In the basement is a gymnasium

Oh, I'll tell you it is great

And in their school they have many courses

Agriculture is the greatest one

for you see they are using the old Clair farm

As an experiment station.

And Ingham's home a teacherage has become

And now contains not a small crowd

A few still stay at the "shack" up north

With a sign "No Men Allowed."

And you remember where the smithy stood

The third garage is erected there

And next to it is the Opera house

Its pictures they love to share

And say, they're putting out a grand paper

It's known both far and wide,

Why they're running the "Tribune" out of business

With its news on every side

Well I wish I could stay with you longer

So about their club I could tell

But it is time I must be a-going

I bid you a farewell.


Young Peoples Club

The Young People's Club held its last regular meeting in this school year last Wednesday night, May 20th. The attendance was not very large due to the storm in the early part of the evening. However, the meeting was called to order at 8:35 by the president, S.J. Plautz, who called for the roll call and minutes by the secretary and a treasurer's report by John Zallar. Old business was called for and then the question as to whether the club should continue during the summer was put before the voters. A motion was made and carried that it be continued, and that the next meeting be held on June 24th. A new secretary was then elected in absence of Miss Peterson at the close of school. As Mayme Bayuk was the only nominee, the secretary was instructed to cast the unanimous ballot for Mayme Bayuk as secretary. In place of Miss Peterson on the refreshment committee, Miss Theresa Parkel was appointed to take her place. John Zallar and Frank Francel were appointed on the program committee and the clean up committee remained the same. Dues were called for and piano rental was asked to be paid. This meeting was then adjorned to the program which was to consist of a contest of 10 monologues but djue to the weather five of these were absent. The following monologues were rendered.

"The Forbidden Fruit"--Elizabeth Clair

"Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight"--Velma Hindal

"The Smack of School"--Frances Schwab

"How the Freckled Faced Little Girl Entertained the Missionary Lady"--Edna Kokaly

"In Grandma's Day"--Mildred Clair

Judges were L.F. Jones, S.J. Plautz, and Mayme Bayuk. Places were awarded as follows: Velma Hindal 1st, Elizabeth Clair 2nd, and Frances Schwab 3rd.

At the Commencement Exercises on May 28th monologues will be regiven by Gertrude Bayuk, Amelia Matkovich, and Velma Hindal. These people have all won places in the contest.


Parting Issue

Well, folks, subscribers and friends, this is our last issue of the "Willard Spice" for this school year. We don't know whether it has been a bore to you or a pleasure, but we hope you liked it for we have had many "great times" in issuing it. In the future forget all about the slams and "fibs" but think only of the fun, the change and the laughs during the long winter evenings.


Nuts are a necessity at a formal dinner party. Invite some.


Closing Exercises

We are planning on closing our school with a commencement program and exhibit Thursday afternoon and evening, May 28th.

The work done by the children this year in school will be exhibited for the benefit of their parents and at half past eight a short program will be given closing with the presentation of diplomas to those that are finishing the ninth grade this year.

It is to be earnestly hoped that all those interested in the school will come early Thursday evening or come and visit the exhibit late in the afternoon.

While this is open to the public we earnestly invite the parents to be present.

On Friday there will be a picnic which will be given for the pupils.

The program for Thursday night will consist of the following numbers:--

Dialogue "The Three Colors"--By Cathryn Verschay, Edna Kokaly, and Frances Schwab


"Curfew Must Not Ring Tonight"--by Velma Hindal

"Tommy's Prayer"--By Gertrude Bayuk.

"Back in Squashville"--By Amelia Matkovich

"Commencement Song"--By school

"Soldiers Chorus"--By School

"Piano Solo"--By Miss E. Taylor

"Vocal Solo"--By Mr L. Jones

"Exercise"--By Primary Room

"Song"--By Upper Room

"Song"--By Eight Intermediate Girls

"Recitation"--By Angela Ruzic

"Class Will and Prophecy"--By Velma Hindal

"Recitation"--By John Verschay


We Love Thee O' Willard!

We love thee, O' Willard, we love thee most dearly.

We love thy grand school, which this year we have taught.

Thy people so loyal, so kind and so cheery

Have made it a pleasure, the task which we wrought.

When amongst these pleasures a new thought comes stealing

"Just a short little while and this place we shall leave."

Oh, then is the time when you meet that old feeling

And now dear kind folks do you see why we grieve.

Willard Teachers.


A little woman is a dangerous thing.



A Wonderful New Machine

Customers Test Own Eyes!


We have installed in connection with our optical department a Shore Self Fitting Machine. It is a new and wonderful instrument made for testing eyes and fitting reading glasses.

The lenses in the machine are lettered and you select from our stock the glasses this machine has prescribed for you. They are mounted in four kinds of frames--shell, gold-filled, alumnico, or combination gold-filled and shell.


The Gullord Pharmacy


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Published by-monthly by the members of the Willard Young Peoples' Club.

Subscription Rates: 10c a copy; $1.00 a school year.


Editor in Chief: Ethel Peterson

Ass't Editor: Elizabeth Clair

Editorials: Ivan Ruzic

State and National News: George Campbell

Local News: Mrs. H. Thompson and John Quast

School Notes:

   Primary Room: Eleanor Taylor

   Int. Room: Zora Ruzic

   Upper Room: A Matkovich

Jokes: Harley Thompson and Carlyle Baldwin

North Willard News: Helen Ehlers

Gorman News: Frances Fainter

Adv. Manager: Lawrence Jones

Printed by: "Gleaner"

CLub Motto: "Let us hold fast to all that is Good."

"Entered as second-class matter March 25th, 1925, at the post office at Willard, Wisconsin, under the Act of March 3, 1879."

"Acceptance for mailing at special rate of postage provided for in section 1103, Act of October 3, 1917, authorized November 25, 1924."


Local News

Community services were held at the school on Tuesday evening May 19. Services were conducted by Rev. T. Thompson of Greenwood who spoke on "Mother." Mrs. Rev. Thompson and Mrs. Dahl of Greenwood accompanied by Miss Reed sang the duet entitled "Nobody Knows But Mother," and Prof. L.F. Jones sang a solo entitled "Mother Machree." Services will be held again next Tuesday night.

Mr. Frank Backus and family spent Tuesday evening at Mr. John Horvat's home.

Jacob Preisig drove to Greenwood and Humbird on Tuesday.

L.F. Jones and friends of Wisconsin Rapids drove to Wild Rose on Sunday to see the fish hatchery. He gave a talk on his trip to the pupils on Tuesday.

Why are so many people in Willard so busy picking dandelions???

Mr. Frank Grushel of N. Dakota drove to Willard Wednesday May 20 to visit at the home of Frank Bergant for several weeks.

August Bizjak has recently purchased a Ford truck from Speich & Braun of Greenwood.

Mr. Frank Bergant has recently purchased a Chevrolet touring car from Loyal Garage.

Miss Velma Hindal, who took part in the Monologue contest on Wednesday night spent the remainder of the night with Miss Peterson.

A party of young folks from West Eaton started early on Sunday morning for the Eau Claire river taking with them their dinner and fishing tackle. They drove for about eighteen miles and after a couple of flat tires they reached the river about 10 o'clock. Although they were not fortunate in catching many fish yet they all enjoyed a very pleasant afternoon.

Miss Anne Matkovich left Willard Friday evening May 15 and went to Virginia, Minn., where she will stay with their aunt who is sick.

Mr. John Scharenbrock and children went to Greenwood Sunday afternoon where they visited Chris Scharenbrock.

Misses Amelia Matkovich, Geraldine C. and Frances Schwab visited at Korenchan's last Sunday.

Mr. Geo Hintz returned home from Lena, Ill. on Monday of last week after attending the funeral of his mother.

Frank Boh visited at the Trunkel home Sunday night.

Mr. M. Dergance went to Greenwood on Tuesday to attend a meeting of assessors.

As Thursday was Ascension Day, two masses were held in the Catholic Church in the morning. Pupils were excused to attend the mass at 8:30.

George Hintz went to Greenwood on business on Thursday.

Miss Emily Kokaly will arrive here on Friday to spend the summer at her home as her school closes on that day.

Services will be held in the Tioga school house Sunday afternoon at 3:00. Rev. Mallory will preach.

Christine Schwab has arrived home from Chicago where she has been employed during the winter months.

Mrs. G. Campbell and daughter and Mrs. Wilson motored to Greenwood Thursday afternoon.

Mr. and Mrs. J.A. Ingham of Cornell, Wis., and Mr. and Mrs. G.S. Ingham of Spencer visited at the home of their parents E.G. Ingham last Sunday.

Miss Julia Meyers spent the past week with Mrs. H.M. Thompson.

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Meyers and family spent Sunday with Mr. and Mrs. H. Thompson.

Mrs. Wilson is visiting her mother, Mrs. George Campbell.

Mr. Martin Matkovich was a business caller at Greenwood last week.

Mr. Joe Ule was a business caller at Greenwood on Tuesday.

Mr. Joe Ule attended the Confirmation at Marshfield Monday and visited his brother.

Willard Baseball Team played a game with Sydney May 24.

Mr. Anton Musich was in Greenwood Saturday.

Mr. John Zallar is building a new garage and machine shed.

Val Jeras has purchased a second hand Ford.

Mr. Anton Trunkel was a business caller at Marshfield one day last week.


Accepts Positions

L.F. Jones has consented to return to Willard next fall to resume the duties of principalship for another year. His co-workers have not been decided upon as yet.

Miss E. Peterson has accepted the position as County Supervisings Teacher for northern Clark Co. for the coming year. Her work will begin on August 15th and will continue for 10 months. She expects to make her headquarters at Owen. Her Co-worker will be Mr. Schroeder who is now principal at Owen.

Miss Helen Ehlers has consented to return to the North Willard school for a fourth term. Miss Lee Noah to return to North Mound and Miss Fainter to the Gorman school.

Miss E. Taylor is undecided as to her work for the coming year but plans to locate at Irma, Wis.


Both Forgetful

A certain young man wrote the following letter to a prominent business firm, ordering a razor:

Dear Sirs: Please find enclosed 50c for one of your razors as advertised and oblige.--John Jones.

P.S.: I forgot to enclose the 50c, but no doubt a firm of your high standing will send the razor anyway.

The firm received the letter and replied as follows:--

Dear Sir: Your most valued order received the other day and will say in reply that we are sending the razor as per requst, and hope that it will prove satisfactory.

P.S.: We forgot to enclose the razor, but no doubt a man with your cheek will have no need of it.


Telegraphing Simplified

(Model Telegrams for every occasion.)

New Year's Day: Happy New Year and Compliments of the Season. Your bill of $641.92 is now overdue. Please remit at once.

Thanksgiving Day: (No necessity for a telegram at this time. Save your money.)

Christmas: Greetings! I trust you will be pleased with the fine toothpick I am sending you.

Easter: Love and a basket of onions!

Birthday: Say, you are getting old, aren't you? What kind of flowers do you prefer?

Weddings: Cheer up! Everybody has them.

April Fool's Day: All is forgiven. Come home at once.


Reading Circle Meeting

On Thursday the Willard teachers assembled to discuss the book "The Unseen Side of Child Life" which is on the Teachers Reading Circle list for this year.

Each teacher gave a report on a certain section of the book and all expect a seal in reading this year.


The Kiss

A kiss is a pecular proposition

Of no use to one, yet absolute bliss to two,

The small boy gets it for nothing

The young man has to steal it,

And the old man has to buy it.

The baby's right, the lover's privilege, the hypocrite's mask

For a young girl, faith; to a married woman, hope; and to an old maid, charity.


Dedicated to John Ulesich

Good boys love their sisters

But so good have I grown

That I love other fellows' sisters

Better than my own.

Advertisers on Page 2 include:

Westbrook Tank Line Co, Greenwood

Baldwin's Garage, Paul Baldwin, Prop.

Home Restaurant, Mrs O.C. Behrens, Prop, Greenwood

Arends Bros. General Merchandise, Greenwood

A.R. Warnke, Feed Mill, Greenwood

L.S. Butcher, Jenning Mfg Co of Hosiery, Willard


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News Ten Years From Now

Mr. and Mrs. Rheinholdt Kokaly of Neillsville are visiting at the home of their parents, Mr. and Mrs. M. Kokaly. Mr. Kokaly informs us that he has just been appointed manager of the Neillsville Canning CO.

The engagement has just been announced of Mr. Joe Ule who is instructor of Penmanship in the University of Illinois to Miss Ann Matkovich who has charge of Domestic Science department of the University.

Mr. Louis Matkovich who has charge of one of the "Carnation Dairy" farm in the state of Washington has just been home for a visit. Miss Zora Ruzic, who is attending the University was home at the same time. We wonder if there was a reason or it just happened.

Mr. Roland Hintz one of the Montgomery's employees, visited a few days at the old home. Roland is looking well but he says the noise of the city does not allow him to sleep as much as he is used to.

Mr. Martin Gregorich who is President of the Senior Class at the University of Wisconsin has just sent home word that he has accepted a position of the instructor in the Chicago High school.

Mr. Albert Musich has just completed his course in engineering, at the Chicago Technical School and has accepted a position with the Standard Oil people, who have a large oil project in South America.

Miss Peterson one of our former teachers has just received her degree at the University of Wisconsin. While visiting in Willard recently said she also found another person with a degree and was soon going to have a better name.

Miss Mary Koschak has been engaged to teach the Intermediate Room next year.

Mr. John Horvat our smiling patrolman, had the misfortune to lose a horse last week.

Miss Edna Kokaly has been engaged to teach the Primary Room.

Mr. John Matkovich has been offered the Principalship but he has not decided whether to accept or not.

Misses Ann Trunkel and Velma Hindal who are employed in Minneapolis spent the weekend in Willard.

Miss Mildred Clair, who is employed in Joliet is going to spend the summer at home.

The author of this is still writing the news for the once "Willard Spice" which is the largest paper in Clark County. The author being Evonka Zallar.


Rural Examinations

On Saturday morning May 16 five pupils from the North Willard School and one, Jack Herrick, from North Mound came to the Willard School to write in five 8th grade subjects. Those from North Willard were Johnnie Snedic, Margaret Lucas, Joe Luzovec, Amelia Artac and Sophia Luzovec. The small group were called together promptly at 8:30 in spite of the rainy weather. The pupils were taught the new flag salute and spent some time in practicing the two songs, "Welcome Sweet Springtime" and "A Perfect Day" which they are to sing at the rural commencement. The date for rural commencement has been changed to Tuesday June 2 at Neillsville and Wednesday June 3 at Owen.

The examinations were conducted by Miss Peterson and given in this order: Spelling, Arithmetic, Reading, Language and Physiology.


Conversation, Male and Female

When the ladies get together

do they talk about the weather,

Religion, commerce, industry, or art.

Do they seek to run the nation

by their tide of conversation

And pose as being very wise and smart?

Oh, it's man for grave opinions

In his little own dominions,

But woman still is modest when she chats.

Even though she's been to college

She won't try to air her knowledge

She is satisfied to talk of gowns and hats.

When four men or five forgather

They begin to bluff and blather,

With an air of grave finality they spout.

Women titter much and cackle,

But a gabby man will tackle

Problems sages cannot seem to figure out.

When the male once get to crowing,

Then he makes a noble showing,

He's a marvel as he'll very soon disclose.

But the female talks of baking,

And the simple frocks she's making,

For the woman wisely keeps to what she knows.

When the butcher, baker, broker,

Get together in the smoker

You'll discover if you stay right where you are

That with great men you are riding

Who have long been kept in hiding,

They'll admit it ere they've traveled very far.

Lend to man an ear that's willing

And that ear he'll statt to filling

With a wisdom no one living quite commands.

He'll surpass all limits human,

But much wiser is the woman

For she only talks of what she understands.


Musical Contest

Last Thursday a test in music memory work was given to the Intermediate Room whereby they were to write the names of twenty records as they were being played by the teacher. The pupils which had the five highest averages were chosen to represent their room in the musical contest which will be held between the Upper and Intermediate room at 3:00 P.M. on Thursday. What seemed very odd to them was the fact that four out of the five pupils chosen were fourth graders and one sixth. Hurrah! for the fourth grade. Those representing the Intermediate Room were Geraldine Crotzer, Amelia Matkovich, Alice and Marcella Scharenbrock and Mayme Debevec.

Those representing the Upper Room were Evonka and Joe Zallar, Mary Koschak, Louie Matkovich, and Mildred Clair. The records were:

1--Andante from Beethoven's 5th Symphony

2--William Tell Overture--Finale

3--Spring Song

4--William Tell Overture--Dawn

5--Melody in F



8--Perfect Day

9--The Calm--William Tell Overture

10--Polonaise Militare

Places were awarded to Evonka Zallar, Mayme Debevec, Geraldine and Mildred Clair.


Didn't Live in Willard

Oh, some men like their sweet things.

And some men like their eggs.

And I'm told that there were once men

Craved the stuff that came in kegs.


Sure it Would

It takes a lot of people for

A world as big as this

And while we wish that some were gone

A lot of them we'd miss.

We'd miss the bird who has a smile

And always likes to show it.

We'd miss the man who likes his friends

And lets the whole world know it.

We'd miss the guy who always has

The time to say "Hello."

The guy whose always on the job

The first to say, "Let's Go."

And if we miss those kinds of guys

Well, wouldn't it be true

That folks would miss US, when we're gone,

If we were that way, too?


Hopes and Aspirations

Willard--To be thw whole cheese.

Mrs. Thompson--To board the teacher.

Miss E. Taylor--A red "bug", a beau and a shack.

Willard School--6 months vacation.

Dan Boh--To be an artist.

Victor Musich--To be a cartoonist.

L.F. Jones--A housekeeper and home in Willard.

Paul Baldwin--City Mayor

Ivan Ruzic--Baseball Star

E. Peterson--Ford Coupe

Emily Kokaly--A diamond


Mr. Jones (entering Baldwin's Garage) "What have you in the shape of automobile tires?"

Paul B: "Funeral wreaths, life preservers, invalid cushions and doughnuts.


Eleanor T: "Can a girl live on love?"

Mrs. Thompson: "Yes, if she stays single."


That Much

Willie Dergance: "Pa sent me for a piece of rope like this."
Store Keeper: "How much does he want?"

Willie: "Just enough to reach from the goat to the fence."


She: "Do you love me best of all?"

Martin: "No, sir. Next to myself, I love my B.V.D.'s the best."


Rules of Behavior

1--We will be honest with others and will not cheat in games, or in trading, or in other ways.

2--We will be honest with ourselves and will not cheat ourselves by copying, by laziness, or by forming bad habits or keeping bad company.

3--We will be truthful in school, at home, and everywhere.

4--We will be clean in person, and clothing.

5--We will be clean in our homes, and will not let filth and rubbish accumulate in our yards.

6--We will be cheerful tho'ts, speak cheerful words and try to cheer our associates.

7--We will be kind in word, and deed, especially to those in our own homes and will not be cruel to animals.

8--We will be obedient to our teachers, our parents, and to the laws of our country.

9-- We will be courteous to all, especially to old people and to sick and helpless.

10--We will be loyal to our homes, our friends, our schools, our city our state and our country.

11--We will be brave and will not run from danger when it will be best to face it.

12--We will be thrifty and will try to save and invest wisely a part of what we earn, neither will we intentionally injure or destroy property.

13-- We will be reverent toward God and will not be noisy and disrespectful in churches and other public places.

14--We will be prompt and will try not to be tardy at school. We will get the habit of always being on time where ever we go and what ever we do.

15--We will be as generous as we can to those who need our help and will aid any in need.

16--We will be just and will treat others as we would like them to treat us.

Geraldine Crotzer, 6th grade.


The Inquiring Mind

Mrs. McCune: "You shouldn't eat your cake so quickly, Richard. I once knew a little boy who ate his cake so speedily that he died before he finished it."
Richard: "And what did they do with the rest of the cake, Mother?"


A pig grunts so much he stutters.

Advertisements on Page 3 include:

City Meat Market--Leach Bros. Prop, Greenwood

Quast and Co, Willard


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Salute When Giving the Pledge to the Flag

In pledging allegiance to the Flag of the U.S. of America, a change has been made both in the salute and in the pledge. Each morning after our national song is sung and the flag raised, the pupils in their line give the new approved salute which is suited also for adults.

Standing with their right hand over the heart, they repeat together the folowing pledge.

"I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands. One Nation indivisible, with liberty and just for all."

At the words "to the Flag" the right hand is extended, palm upward, toward the Flag and this position is held until the end when the hand, after the words "Justice for all, " drops to their side.

However, civilian adults, will always show full respect to the Flag, when the pledge is being given, by merely standing at attention, men removing their hats.




"Jack," said the teachder, "what is a cape?"

"A cape is a piece of land extending into the water."

"That's right. Now, Jimmy, define a gulf."

"A gulf is a piece of water extending into the land."
"Good. Hector," to a small, eager-looking little chap, "can you tell me what a mountain is?"

"A mountain," responded Hector, "Is a piece of land extending into the air."'---Japan Advertiser.


Not Well Trained

Peggy had been to the circus and mother thought to impress a lesson. "When dogs, and ponites, and monkeys obey so well, don't you think a little girl outght to obey even more quickly?" she said.

"So I should, mummy," Was the instant reply, "If I'd been as well trained as they have."


Where She Looked

"Darling, that encyclopedia you bought is not good at all."

"Why, whatever's wrong with it?"

"This morning I wanted to find out why swallows migrate in winter."
"And you couldn't find it? Where did you look for it?"

"I looked under 'why' and I couldn't even find the word there at all."


Let Others Worry

Anxious Wife--Ablie, have you done anything about that horrible Black Hand letter?

Abie--Oh, ain't I, though. I turned it over to my insurance company. They got $20,000 tied up in me; let them worry.

---Moorestown Star.


Desperate Case

"That fellow looks downcast."
"Yes, they are going to shoot him at sunrise."
"A deserter?"
"No, a movie star. And that's a darn mean hour to get out on the lot."



(Cartoon sketch depicted)

He--You're an artist at dancing.

She--And you're a caricature at it.



Economy we practice now,

We're gradually learning it.

This thing of saving cash, we vow,

Is harder still than earning it!


Finally Knows His Name

"In the old days a man had to be engaged before he ventured to address a lady by her first name."

"But now frequently a girl never knows the chappie's last name until they apply for the license."


Wouldn't Forget

First Traveler--What are you writing down?

Second Traveler--I'm making a note of a few things that have made an indelible impression upon my memory, so that I shan't forget them.


Keeping Her Age Dark

Flora--So Maud didn't have any candles on her birthday cake?

Dora--No I expect she thinks her birthdays are no longer to be made light of.

---The Progressive Grocer


Business Man

Gentleman--What? Begging here? You usually stand in Main Street?

Panhandler--Yes, but I have opened a branch store here.

---Dorfbarbier (Berlin)



Philippa--A penny for your thoughts, Mr. Laurels

Laurels, the Poet--I'm thinking that that's the first cash offer I've had for my brain, children.



(Cartoon sketch depicted here)

Mother--Silence is golden, Willie, not silver as you say.

Willie--I'm glad to hear that--sister has never given me more'n a quarter, you know.



In Mexico, where knives abound,

And dirty work,

The injured victim doubtless cries,

"He done me dirk."



"Must be a gentleman farmer located near by."
"What makes you think that?"
"I noticed the last scarecrow we passed had on golf togs."


Mind Your Address

Many parcel post packages are actually delivered at the senders doors because the return address is thoughtlessly put where the sending address should be. The postal authorities advise that packages should be addressed in the same form as letters--the return address always appearing in the upper left-hand corner.


Eclipse Stopped Battle

We find frequent references in history to eclipses of the sun and the moon. So we recall the story of Joshua, who ordered the sun to stand still when dusk was approaching and his battle was not yet won. Our explanation of this "dusk" is a total exclipse of the sun. On May 28, 585 B.C., a fight between the Persians and the Medes was suddenly brought to an end by the fear created when the sun suddenly disappeared behind the moon.


The Thousand Islands

This is the name given to a collection of small islands in the expansion of the St. Lawrence river from the eastern end of Lake Ontario for about forty miles. They are located partly in New York state and partly in Canada. It is estimated that there are from 1,500 and 1,800 islands in the group. Handsome summer residences have been erected on many of the islands.---Kansas City Star.


World's Greatest Needs

Among the greatest needs of the world today as listed by an eminent scientist are an alloy ferrous or non-ferrous, possessing higher tenacity than any known combination of a light that will penetrate a fog, refractory material for lining, st---ing (word unreadable) furnaces, labels that will not erode or corrode, and a safe method of stopping the rolling of steamers in rough seas.

Advertisements included on pg 4

The Family Barber Shop, Joh Meng, Greenwood

Greenwood Co-Op Merc. & Shipping Co, Greenwood

R.L. Barnes D.C., Greenwood

L.C. Clute Auto Co, Greenwood

Schwarze Bros., Farm Implement, Greenwood

The North Side Meat Market, C. Keiner & Sons, Greenwood

C.C, Hoehne Hardward Co., Greenwood

The North Side Filling Station, Chas. Guptill, Prop., Greenwood



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