April 27, 1911, The El Dorado News
What Our Busy Teachers and Pupils are saying and Doing
The sophomore division of the LXL Literacy Society gave a very interesting program Friday afternoon. Among the most enjoyable features were an Instrumental solo by Stella Martin, also a vocal solo given by Frances Lloyd. A commercial dialogue given by Milton Remer and Mary Lasley was also greatly enjoyed. A shakes pear Burlesque was given, the main characters being presented as follows: -
Rose Clark - Portia
Nadle Devore - Ophelia
Lydia Budd - Juliet
Zilah Tucker - Lady Mac Beth
This made quite a hit with the senior class as they have studied Shakespeare's work a great deal this year.
The seniors have commenced practice on their class play, entitled "Cupid at Vassar". This is an up to date play and each one is trying to make his or her part the best. It will without any doubt be enjoyed by all who may witness it.
Several persons visiting the High School last Friday afternoon on account of the Literary Program, Miss Goldie Stokley, a former High School girl was present, also the Misses Jewell Cock, Dottelle Stephenson and Pearl Hutchinson, all three of whom are successful school teachers. Mrs. Snider and daughters, Florence and Mary accompanied by Miss Mildred Tibbetts also favored the school with their presence.
The high school base ball team worked out Friday afternoon and showed good form. The team won a majority of their games last fall and prospects are bright for a successful spring series.
Ferol Dunaway missed Wednesday afternoon and Thursday of last week owing to the fact that her grandmother and grandfather were visiting her.
Hattie Lewis returned to school Monday morning after a week of sickness.
Ross Hutchinson one of the popular members of the senior class received a severe sprain a few days ago while playing ball, but we are glad to state at this writing that he is rapidly recovering from his injury.
Beulah Hainline was absent from school Tuesday on account of facial injuries received while at the junior picnic Saturday.
Sallie Kemp on account of various reason was absent from school Thursday.
Miss Masterson, a teacher of the fifth and sixth grades of the South School spent Saturday and Sunday visiting friends near Montevallo.
Lucile Allen missed Monday morning of school on account of her mother's sickness.
Joe Smith, a popular member of the junior class broke the record last week. He turned sod at the rate of four acres a day and is only a laborious youth of seventeen summers.
Luella Schwalm, Inex Lutes and Sallie and Lavenia Kemp enjoyed a very pleasant drive to Union Hall Sunday afternoon.
About one third of the High School Annual is printed. The work shows up well and will be a credit to our school when completed.
Prof. Smith is in receipt of a letter stating that J. D. Ethiff, the State University Inspector will visit our High School in the near future.
An eighth grade examination will be held at the South ? Building April 29th, beginning at the eight o'clock a.m. This is held for all who wish to take it. No fee will be attached..
GROCERY STORE MOVED
G. W. Strader, who within the past month purchased the J. W. Shouse grocery store on South Main St. on yesterday vacated his former stand and is now comfortably located in the Cruce Block, in the building formerly occupied by the Doerman Shoe store. Mr. Strader expects to install a meat market in connection with his grocery store about the first of May.
PACE TO BUY AUTO
M. W. Pace proprietor of the Brick Livery Barn left Tuesday in company with Beu Zener for Kansas City with the intention of purchasing a touring car for use in his livery business. The Honk Honk of the Auto is getting to be a common thing on our streets.
F. R. Kerr, one of the Wonder City's leading Pharmacists has added much to the appearance of his already first class drug stock by the addition of a 10ft. ? Lined cigar case, also a large tobacco wall case. The drug store is in fact about the first place our visitors to this city make an acquaintance and the opinion first formed is a rule the one that holds. A good opinion will be formed by visitors at Kerr's Drug Store.
Miss. Myrtle Wilson, who is in partnership with her niece Miss. Zoe Duncan in the millinery and dressmaking business at Johnstown, Bates County, visited with her father, James A. Wilson, of this city last week with relatives at her grandfather's home. These young ladies report good success in business.
W. S. Allsion after a two weeks visit with his family left Wednesday to take up his work as travelogue salesman.