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Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Wednesday, March 04, 1936, Page 11

Thornton Declamatory Winners Are Announced

THORNTON - In the high school declamatory contest in the opera house Monday evening, Carl MORRIS won first, and Hazel BROGAN, second in the oratorical division; Martha Ruth JONES, first, and Doris THADA, second, in dramatic. In humorous, Mary COURTNEY was first, and Mary COLLINS, second. Miss Theresa MORS was coach.

Judges were Superintendent HOFFMAN, Mrs. Neva CLIFTON and Miss Nina ALLEMAN, teachers of Sheffield.

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Globe Gazette
Mason City, Cerro Gordo County, Iowa
Monday, March 16, 1936, Page 8


Captures All Top Rankings at Swaledale; Meservey Gets 2 Seconds.

SWALEDALE - Results of the state preliminary declamatory contests held in the Swaledale gymnasium were: Oratorical, Carl MORRIS, Thornton, first; Leland ZIMMERMAN, Merservey, second; Dramatic, Margaret JAMES, Thornton, first; Mildred WENDEL of Merservy, second; Humorous, Mary COURTNEY of Thornton, first; Rachel ENABNET, Swaledale, second.

Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2012



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