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The Aeroplane

Local news,   pp. 19-22

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THE     AEROPLANE                               19 
The Juniors have bought their class pins from the Auld Company of Columbus,
Forty-seven pins and two rings have been ordered. The pins are gold, and
are octagonal 
in shape, with E. H. S. and 1916 engraved upon them. 
This year the Glee Club rehearsals are held during school hours, and members
ceive one-half year's credit for music. 
There are two large classes, under the leadership of Mr. Nelson, which are
ing very rapidly. They will sing at several concerts which the school intends
to give 
during the year. 
The orchestra this year holds rehearsals twice a week during school time.
It con- 
sists of 16 pieces and is under the able leadership of Mr. Carroll F. Nelson.
The band, which Mr. Nelson is organizing, has now held a number of rehearsals,
and is progressing nicely. The members have purchased many new instruments
and are 
taking special private instruction from Mr. Nelson. This organization, although
in its 
infancy, made qdite a hit during the football parades and at the game, and
has added a 
great deal to the growing school spirit in East High. 
The manual training department, "East High Construction Company,"
under the 
direction of Mr. C. W. Byrnes, enthusiastically supported by the department
of agricul- 
ture, is erecting a modern poultry house on the school campus. 
The building is 14x24 feet, five feet high on the north and seven on the
south. It is 
boarded, papered and clapboarded on the outside and sealed with ship-lapping
on the 
inside, thus making It warm enough to be used for brooding purposes as well
as for a 
hennery. It is amply supplied with light by large windows on the east and
south and by 
a glass door In the west. The house is to be divided into three pens for
breeding pur- 
poses. Each pen will be provided with hinged perches and dropping boards
as Well as 
patented trap nests. 

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