Central Junior High School - Reflector Yearbook (Saginaw, MI)

 - Class of 1929

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T1-is ANNUAL REFLECTOR " - .. ' 'V , I . ' - 'rvnf :mm- , Authors We Have Studied In our 7A home room in 201 we have studied about famous authors and their works. Our literature class has read stor- ies from Hawthorne, Irving, Shakespeare, O'Henry, Dickens and some poems by famous poets. Probably the most interesting work was the study of excerpts from Dickens. We studied from a great many of his books. Washington Irving, spoken of as "The FatherofAmerican Literature," contributed "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow." This story brought out the keen humor Irving pos- sessed. We' read "The Great Stone Face," a fan- tastic story by Hawthorne. Shakespeare provided "The Tempest," and "As You Like It." Both are made into story form by Charles and Mary Lamb, originally plays from Shakespeare. O'Henry QWi1liam Sidney Porterj gave us "The Gift of the Magi." And now about the authors themselves. O'Henry was a Carolinian. Hawthorne, from New England, gives us in his stories many wonderful descriptions of his native soil, as did Irving who lived along the Hud- son near New York. Dickens, Shakespeare, Charles and Mary Lamb were all from England. Bob Swiss A hors Why Don't I Get GSA" Many stutents are discouraged because they find on their cards marks which in their mind are lower than they deserve. How unfair the teacher is, is our first thought. But is the teacher at fault? Read how teachers mark and maybe you will think you are wrong. See if you check up. Are you obedient? Have you the right attitude? Is your work neat? Is your work done without much assis- tance? Do you show interest in your work? Have you perseverance? If you are 10075 in all these things it's likely you'll get "A," QIWJD She: So the poor boy sprained his ankle, how on earth did he do it? He: He fell out of the window. He was flipping a cigarette butt out and forgot to let go. R K O Teacher: Tommy if you had 50 cents and you loaned father 30 cents and your brother 20 cents how many cents would you have? Tommy: Iwouldn't have any sense. PAGE ELEVEN

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THE ANNUAL Rnrnacron QQ 1 , M., , fm" , . , . i -asf., Elftfi -,V - 1 ssvxrrm mums ensue, sscnon 'two 44Kilo-Wall," at Your Service I was terribly interested in that myst- erious boy, Kilo-Watt, shown in one of the films in our chapel program. He was pic- tured as a lively little fellow who changed all the old time drudgery to our present world convenience with modern methods of living by a touch of his linger. It showed the housewife working away with an old fashioned carpet-sweeper, when Kilo-Watt comes ,in and changes it to a vacuum sweeper. In the same way electric irons, percolators, frigidaires, wailie-irons, and toasters came into use. So there we have Kilo-Watt working every day to make life easier for us to live. In the same way our brain might work should we wish it. Every day ought to bring us new ideas to make things easier for us and life brighter. Kilo-Vifatt is a wonder, and if we used our Kilo-Watt, or in other words, our brain power to its fullest capacity, what could we not accomplish! Think whats "vacuum sweeper" that would be! Just get busy and think about it -"you'd be surprised." Alice Nelson. 8 8 il "Dear, dear, you mustn't play with dad- dy's razor, baby. Mother has a can of peaches to open." PAGE . A'First Prize Winner ln thc 44Saginaw Annual Art Exhibit" Cora Jean Cole, Art Student in H. R. 202, Central Junior High, won first prize in "The Visiting Nurse Contest." Six posters were submitted from Central Junior. Three each from home rooms 202 and 203. . One poster, that of John Monte, though not a prize winner, deserves special com- ment as a fine piece of interior work. The perspective and coloring were excellent. The other contestants who had very good posters also, were Charlotte Ditz, Leona Buell, Arthur Eddy and Tillie Czada. Cherry Blossoms Oh! Springtime is the fairest time, When cherry trees begin to bloom, And fields for these make lots of room Because they're weary of the gloom, Oh! Springtime is a season sublime. Oh! Springtime, you are the queen of the year, The robins and sparrows love you too, Because to be under a sky of b ue, Is heaven for me, and heaven for you. Oh! Springtime, to us all, you are very dear Betty Boergert TEN



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THE ANNUAL REFLECTOR slam' A umm Geography HY we study Geography. - A great many say, "Why do we study geography?" One reason is to understand the trade relations between countries of the world. The United States must know where to buy surplus -wool. We might go to' China for it. Would we get it there? No! of course not but we could get silk, tea, and a variety of other things. We do not only want to know the location of places but also what people are producing. , Traveling is another reason for study- ing geography. A great many people from all parts of the world travel. However they would enjoy their trip much more if they knew the conditions of the people and the kind of place visited. Almost every country one goes to has some different crop. Naturally you would want to know what this crop is. Usually when your father or mother's work is done they read the paper. Maybe it is telling about a ship wreck about 20 degrees south latitude and 35 degrees east longitude, Would you know where it was without a map? No! Not exactly but you would know just about where it was. Suppose you saw an articletellingaboutSydney,Austral- ia.Would you wonder where it was? Why no, you say, "It is a big wool port in the southeastern part of Australia." These are only a few of the manv reasons for study- ing geography putl will leave it to you to find them either in class or at home. What we have been doing in geography. When we first came to Central Junior we wondered why we were studying about our country when we already had done so in the fifth grade. We soon stopped worry ing for we found out and the reason proved quit interesting. We found that while we were studying the United States we were taking in all of the Economic regions and also like regions in other countries of the world. When we studied the middle west our problem was: "Is the Middle West the most independent civilized section as geographers have said?" In studying about the problem we also took the com- peting countries. Later when we studied about cotton we took in Egypt,China and India besides United States. Most of the countries where cotton is grown we found are between 30 degrees north and 30 degrees south of the equator. During our study of cotton we decided that Great Britain leads in the manufacture of this industry. She is buy- ing most of her raw cotton from us. We already know that Great Britain has a great PAGE TWELVE

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