Calgary Normal School - Chinook Yearbook (Calgary, Alberta Canada)

 - Class of 1931

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31 YEAR BOOK Page Seven The Year Book Staff A Game of Miniature Golf Consulting Editor.Miss Christina W. Dyde, M.A. Editor-in-Chief .Marion D. Robb. Assistant Editor .Murray MacLean. Literary .Mary Clifford. Social .Gilbert Hirst. Athletics ..Gerald Snow. Humor .Dwight Powell. Humor ..Clarence Pacy. Art .Ethel Burns. Biographies .Kathleen McDougall. Photographs ...Dorothy Jorgens. CLASS REPRESENTATIVES IA . Reginald Turner. IB ... . Dorothy Jorgens. IC .. Jane Stockton. 11A . James May. I IB . Harry Tobin. IIC . Isobel Horsley. I ID . .Eleanor Walters. HE . Margaret Hardy. I IF .. Doris Mileson. IIG . Ethel Young. Business Business Publicity BUSINESS AND ADVERTISING Advisor .-.....J. M. Scott, M.Sc. Manager .Guy Austin. .Harold Russell. There is a fine indoor golf course Oviatt 8th Avenue West(ern). Here, all you Gibb to play is 25 cents, only five Nichols. It is very comfortable, as there is no Frost nor Snow. And, such a handsome Clarke is in charge. The game is not difficult to play if you use your Brain. All you have to do is hit a golf ball over each Green, and to be Ellert, even if the game is Strang(e) to you. If you miss a shot don’t Begin to Lewis your temper, or be¬ come Luco or you Maynard be able to make a good score, Irwin a prize which Haney one Wood be Gledd(ie) to have. Foughty people may play the game at one time, Nyhof of them being ahead of you. You Mayell at the party in front if they are delaying your game, but if they don’t Budge, keep your Colton. Don’t shake your Duke at them or become (c)Ross. That party’s look of disdain may make you feel Schmaltz, or even feel like (c)Ryan or Howland, but Swallow your Roth. It pays to be courteous. Do not yell, “Hay!” or “Howson will you be through?” at the people ahead. In fact don’t Hagle at all and the game will be all White and it Wilson end. If people miss an easy shot, don’t laugh with sound effects. Remember, not every Remington can shoot a golf ball—it may be due to the Hunter. Any girl may be insulted if Herman is laughed at, and would that be Dillon fair with her? If you are poor at any one green and it is Balfour, take a walk to the next Green. Don’t hit the ball too hard remembering that even a fly will hit a Webb sometimes. Remember, too, the game may not be simple to every Simon. A. GORDON (IA).



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’31 YEAR BOOK The Staff (Contributed by D. A. McKerricher) (Note to the graduates of the 1930-31 class. The editor has asked for a contribution to your Year Book from the staff and about the staff. It is felt th at the Year Book, which is your souvenir of Calgary Normal, should contain something to help you recall your instructors—their names and some of their distinguishing characteristics. This contribution aims to serve this purpose. It is to be read next fall, let us say, when you are scattered to the far corners of the province, or, perhaps, at a still later date, when the memories of your Normal days are growing dim; and it is to be regarded, under such circum¬ stances, as a message broadcast to you from your old school). Hello, teachers of the class of 1930-31, we hope your aerials are sensitive tonight because kind thoughts of you are on the air. You want to know about the old school? Well, teachers, the show on the hill is still running—offer¬ ing the same old bill and playing to capacity houses. Most of the principal actors are still with us and all of the supers and extras. Dr. Coffin is still the stage director and chief comedian. He is the same incorrigible joker, insisting, still on his joke, alike when it is good and when it is not so good. His geniality and good nature show no signs of abating, and he continues to create the atmosphere of good will and good fellowship in which the work and fun of our school are carried on. It is not enough to say that Dr. Coffin is still our leading actor. Indeed, we may say that he is to Calgary Normal what the Prince of Den¬ mark is to Hamlet. Mr. Loucks’ natural fire is not dimmed by the passing years. He still has the flashing eye and clarion voice. He still loves to read, and, fitted by nature for the reader’s part, he continues to offer moving vocal interpretations of the masters—sometimes more moved, perhaps, than moving. With the instinct of the Page Nine true educator he insists on reasons; and it is believed by some of his present students that the neurones of the Grammar part of his brain have taken on a permanent set and that they form the word “Why.” Mr. Hutton, essentially a light comedian, essays the role of heavy tragedy. He still plucks everybody in Penmanship during the Fall and Spring terms and passes everybody in June—almost everybody. He keeps on telling funny stories about former students and accumulating new ones for future use. Lessons always seem easy to him, and his facility with pen and crayon continues to be the admiration and despair of all beholders. Miss Fisher, dear little Miss Fisher, is the same patient person as of old. She continues to be the chief reason why boys like Normal. She still plays games with her “Gurrls” and she is still quite serious about spelling. Her record for impertur¬ bability and kindliness remains unbroken and unbreakable. Madame Ellis-Browne has not lost her belief that music is important and that it can be taught to everybody. She pursues the luckless ones who have no affinity for tones and semi-tones and such matter that must remain forever impossible to all save the few who are the elect. These few she takes to her heart and rejoices in; the others she mourns over and refuses to be com¬ forted. Mr. Hay continues to be a student of the history, science • and art of education. His determination to be abreast of the time is unwavering. Can fix any fellow practitioner in pedagogy as pre-Pestalozzian, post-Herbartian or what. Has a horror of being dated himself any earlier than Mrs. Ensor. Distrustful of the current practice he keeps on reaching out for the new in education, but like all aspiring souls he never quite reaches the goal. He still believes in liberty and his faith, too, in youth, despite much to shatter it, remains unimpaired. Mr. McCalla entertains the students with fewer pictures than formerly. He has reached the conclusion that pictures are good as pictures but that they are no substitute for actual field work or for careful instruction. As of old he is much abroad, and he is a great hunter, but he hunts with a camera. He still

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