has been written by 6-A pupils in Barnum school and illustrated in silhouet by them in a book to be sent to
Prague, Czecho-Slovakia, soon. The book is shown here with three of the children who took part
in its making. Left to right, Billy Jones, Junia Patterson and Vetold Yushka. Jeronym Lany,
11-year-old Czecho-Slovakian boy, will send a book about his city in return to the Denver children.
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BARNUM SCHOOL PUPILS PREPARE
BOOK AS GIFT TO B0Y,11, IN PRAGUE
Illustrated Volume Telling of Historyand Attractions
Of Denver Will Be Sent Across the Seas;
Return Present May Be Received.
Sixth grade pupils of Barnum school have completed a book
about Denver which will travel across the seas within the coming
weeks and finally will be delivered into the hands of an 11-year-
old Czecho-Slovakian bov.
The boy who is to receive this labor
of love from the school children of
Denver is Jeronym Lany of Prague,
and thru plans already arranged he
will show the book to his schoolmates.
STORY OF DENVER.
The hand-made book is a correlation of 6A social science work at
Barnum school and art work. Under
direction of Miss Casey, social science teacher, pupils were instructed
to get facts of interest about Denver. The book is divided into four
parts, covering the history of Denver, its cultural agencies such as
schools and churches, its protective
agencies and its conveniences that
contribute to the welfare of its people.
Pictures made under direction of
i the art teacher, Miss Hoffman, are
i:: silhouet form and illustrate the
story of Denver. There are pictures
of the joys of skiing and tobogganing, pictures of impressive cathedrals
and schools and even of the old ox-
teams crossing the plains.
YOUTH MAY SEND
A group picture of. the Barnum
school children of the 6A class who
worked on the book and gathered information about Denver is included
in a special envelope in the back of
the book. In this envelope there are
also actual photographs of Denver
and places in the city of tourist interest.
The Czecho-Slovakian boy's name
Barnum school who met the boy last
summer when she was doing special
work in Prague. It is expected that
He, in turn, will send a return gift-
to Denver school children in which
he and his schoolmates will tell the
story of Prague.
FOR YOUNG COASTERS
Cedar Rapids, la., Feb. 8.—(By
United Press.)—The city council has
set aside four city streets for children of the city to use for coasting.
The streets will be closed to traffic
and will be used exclusively for
was secured thru Miss Hoffman of youngsters as coasting hills.
(By MINNIE POLLARD, Junior Writer, Age 12, Swansea School.)
It was the day before the great
Valentine festival and all the valentines, little and big, were preparing
for it. All were very happy except
little Miss Valentine, who had torn
her beautiful lace festival dress. Of
course she had many other dresses,
but this one she loved the best.
A_spiiier bad tried to_. catch her
the night before as she was practicing her dance in her festival. In
her escape, she caught her lace dress
on the corner of the shelf clock.
That night Miss Valentine went to
bed with a heavy heart. She cried
and cried, until finally she went to
The next morning Miss Valentine
awakened early and went to the Valentine festival with the rest of her
family. As she entered the palace
of Queen Valentine everyone seemed
to stare at the patch in the back of
her dress. She quickly seated herself in a nearby chair and tried to
act as happy as possible.
As she sat there, Queen Valentine
nodded toward a page who started
"Bring the careless child to me,"
The page was about to grasp Miss
Valentine's arm. She screamed and
ran swiftly toward the palace door.
As he grabbed her she heard a pleasant voice say, "The poor little child.
I think she must have grown tired
of waiting and went to sleep."
Miss Valentine opened her eyes
and looked about her. She soon discovered she had been dreaming and
that she had won the prize of having the prettiest festival dress.
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