Newspaper article:Page 2 of Wooster Daily Record,published in Wooster, Ohio on Saturday, November 5th, 1938 - The Daily Record April 7 2023
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- Congress Sets School Events: Prince of Peace Contests This Sunday and Visitors' Night Is Nov. 10th.
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"Congress Sets School Events: Prince of Peace Contests This Sunday and Visitors' Night Is Nov. 10th. CONGRESS, Nov. 5. -- Junior class of Congress High School and charge of the chapel program Thursday afternoon. Following the scripture reading and prayer, Prince of Peace orations were given by Gladys Baker and Bessie Zimmerman, two of the participants in Sunday's contest. The latter half of the program consisted of a one-act play "Eyether-Eether", In which the following people took part: Dora Deanne Crumley, Chester Clason, Donna Jean Essick, Stanley Jones, Margaret Billheimer, Robert Horn, Charles Kline and Ruth Goff.
Young Farmers' Association of Congress Township, under the direction of C. W. Snyder, has elected President, Kenneth O'Hern, vice president, Carl Shriver, secretary, Robert Weiler, treasurer, Bill Tegtmeier, County Representive, Carl Shriver, reporter, Max Harbaugh, athletic manager, Elden Wilse. The subject for the first part of the season will be "Opportunities for Rural Youth" About 90 percent of the enrollment is working at home, receiving only occasional spending money. The enrollment is 21, composed of boys out of high school and under the age of thirty. After the present series on "Opportunities" is completed the group intends to take up some course in productive farming. Prince of Peace Declamation will be held in the Methodist Church at Congress Sunday. Owing to the large number of contestants two contests will be held. The first will be at ten-thirty Sunday morning, and the second at eight o'clock in the evening. The following contestants will speak in the morning Dorothy Pope, Lester Pinkley, Rex Martin, Ruth Young, Gladys Baker and Wilma Camp. These participating in the evening contest are: Betty Crumley, Caroline Garver, Richard Holmes, Raymond Miller, Bessie Zimmerman, and Evelyn Horn. The contestants have been coached by Miss Eileen Stout, public speaking instructor of Congress High School.
Today the America problems class, consisting of Seniors, accompanied by their instructor, Mr. C. D. Kirchhofer, visited the Mansfield Reformatory. Mr. Roy Ward, an instructor in the Reformatory and father of Rex Ward, one of the boys in the party, guided the group.
November 7-11 Congress school will join is observing American Education Week. Parents are welcome at any time, but Thursday evening, Nov. 10 will be "Open House" and every one is invited. Classes will be in session from 7:30 to 8:30. Following this, in the school auditorium, there will be a demonstration of the teaching of geography by Guy Johnson, teacher of the fifth and sixth grades. This will be followed by a picture illustrating the value of visual education. County Supt. A. C. Beers will address the students and visitors. Music will be furnished by the Girl's Glee Club of the high school."