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J. Spot Taylor. Jr , ..... Editor-in-Chief
Hershel L. Macon Managing Editor
Prof. Mark Balderston Faculty Advisor
Miss Mary Aline Polk Faculty Advisor
C. A. Dewey Crews Mary Henley
Clara Henley Sam P. Harris
William Fishel Mary Lou Wilkins
Eva Holder Edward M. Holder
Robert K. Marshall Francis Garner
Elizabeth Brooks James Howell
Katherine Smith, 'l9 Alumni Reporter
Frank McGee Business Manager
William Blair Assistant Business Manager
Hazel Richardson Circulation Manager
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A CREED EOR GUILFORDIANS
"If I forget thee,
May my right hand forget her cun
Let my tongue cleave to the roof of
Jf I remember thee not."
Isn't that a good creed for seniors
10 take with them as a parting pledge
to their Alma Mater? Isn't it a good
creed for alumni to cling to when
they are miles away from the beloved
college campus, and the ties that
four years ot college life have built
into their lives begin to weaken a
bit? Isn't it a ringing challenge to
Joval sons and daughters to return
to this, their chosen mother, at com
And returning, what then?
William Lowe Bryan, president of
the oldest state university west of
the Alleghenies, has said, "A noble
Alma Mater is created bv sacrifice.
None truly belong to her save they
who join in the sacrifice."
To Guilfordians returning with
this spirit in their hearts, unnum
bered needs present themselves—for
in this day of change constant ad
justment is forever necessary. Then
comes the question, "How may we
The answer is easy. Get such a
huge dose of true Guilford spirit
at this commencement that you will
come to feel that whatever Guilford
needs, she must have —have willing
ly, joyously, gloriously. Get a vision
of the educational possibilities ahead
of this oldest co-educational institu
tion in the south, rich in spirit and
potentialitv, poor only in material
When every Guilford man and
woman sees adown the vista of the
years new visions of her glory rise,
then all Guilford's needs shall be as
sured, for we back with out last
dollar the thing we believe in.
NEW BUSINESS* POLICY
The addition of a circulation man
ager to the Business Staff carries with
it more that merelv relieveing the
Business Manager of his present
method of distribution.
The underlying purpose for ad
ding the new position is to enlarge
our circulation. Possiblv the great
est service that our paper can do is
to keep the alumni in touch with the
college and its needs. The college
that loses touch with its alumni sus
tains a severe blow.
It is the policy of the new board
to haye The Guilfordian read by all
of Guilford's alumni and a large per
cent of her old students.
The Guilfordian Board wishes to
thank all who have in any way con
tributed to the success of this paper
and asks the hearty support of its
friends in helping us to create a bet
ter paper and make our new policy
TO THE SENIORS
Past now the class room routine,
past the engrossing student activities,
slipping rapidly the last moments of
the comradship of four years spent
together. Rather a tremulous situa
Like you, your college grieves a
bit at the same time that she rejoices
—for she is a real mother, this Alma
Mater of yours. She sends you out
into the world, knowing that she will
miss you, proud of your accomplish
ments here, eagerly hoping for great
things for you out there.
No class can spend four years in
a college without its imprint for bet
ter or worse upon the college life.
Seniors of the class of '22, Guilford
watches you go, secure in her belief
that your stay here has made pre
dominantly for the mutual welfare
of both. And so with a smile, she
bids you God-speed and all hail, '22.
TO THE ALUMNI
Why come back to commence
ment? Well, why not? It is good to
learn what the youngsters are doing
and what the oldsters have done.
And then the crimson ramblers and
the magnolias are in bloom just as
they used to be. The old campus that
you used to love is here, beautiful
and friendly still. A day on that
campus and your love of Guilford
comes alive again—if ever it has
smouldered, which heaven forbid. It
is as though you drink at the foun
tain of youth.
Delivers An Addrest
(Continued from paprc 1)
tion to international problems. He
said that peace ideals of great men
and the many recent conferences
have been steps in the right direc
tion but to prevent wars the causes
for wars must be removed. An in
ternational court of justice, to which
the powers would agree to submit
their causes, was the answer he sug
The speaker said that one's an
swer to the question; "Quo Vadis,"
should always be to truth and honor,
to excellence and to service of coun
try." He spoke of the great accom
plisments of such men as Columbus,
Washington and Penn and their de
termination to go forward. In clos
ing the speaker said, "It is the per
formance and not the task that takes
the measure of a man. Somewhere
there is a place that you can fill bet
ter than any other. It may be ob
scure—it may be plain—it may be
humble, —but you may fill it greatly.
The Y. M. C. A. held its last meet
ing of the college year on May 25,
with Lyndon Williams as leader. The
theme of his talk was Christian per
•- J— o|nnment.
Guilfordians of Three
Banquet at Rich Square
On Saturday evening, May 20,
Guilford alumni of Northhampton,
Hertford and Halifax counties enjoy
ed a banquet in the diningroom of
the high school dormitory at Rich
Square. The hall was decorated in
Guilford colors. Crimson rambler
roses and trailing gray moss were
everywhere, and the colors were re
peated in the place cards and menu
After an elaborate menu had been
served, J. Robert Brown, Guilford
'ls, as toastmaster for the evening,
called for the following toasts: "Wel
come Guilfordians," Mary Saunders
Peele; Response, E. J. Coltrane, 'O7;
"To the Crimson and Gray," Janie
Brown Pollard, '11; "Cherry Time
at Guilford" A. G. Otwell, '11;
"Guilford in 1920," Marion Ward,
Dr. Elwood C. Perisho, the speaker
of the evening, presented "The Real
Meaning of Guilford College to Past,
Present and Future Guilfordians." He
showed forcefully the necessity for
keeping the college at the high stand
ard it now holds in both scholastic
and religious training.
At the close of the banquet a Guil
ford Alumni club of the three coun
ties was formed with the following
officers: president, George W. Brad
shaw, 'OB, Rich Square; vice presi
dents, Irving Blanchard, 'O3, Rich
Square, for Northhampton county;
E. J. Coltrane, 'O7, Roanoke Rapids,
for Halifax county; Miss Deborah
Brown, 'lB, for Hertford county; sec
retary, David H. Brown; Chairman
executive committee, Mrs. W. H. S.
Burgwyn ; chairman membership
committee, Robert Brown, 'ls, Meno
Y. W. A. A. Awards Letters
The tennis season has just closed
with a very successful tournament.
Successful both from the number en
tering and the skill of the partici
Of the 65 girls reporting for bas
ketball last fall six have gone out
for two-thirds of the practice games,
played in the public games, and, ac
cording to the decision of the council,
won stars or letters. Those winning
stars were Edna Raiford, Marianna
White and Nellie Allen. lone Lowe.
Lulu Raiford and Frances Garner
were awarded letters.
Bertha Zachary, Allene Johnson,
Inez White, Shelley Clodfelter, Vera
Farlowe, Mabel Mcßane, Alta Zach
ary and Clementine Raiford were
successful in winning letters in base
ball. Ruth and Sarah Hodges received
Six girls won letters in hiking.
They were Delia Williams, Clara
Hadley, Gertrude Bundy, Grace
Smithdeal, Ruth and Margaret Lever
These letters were awarded to the
winners at the final mass meeting.
At the same time the officers and
managers for the following year were
installed. Nell Carroll succeeds Ed
na Raiford as president; Lloyd Mer
rimon is secretary and Ethel Wat
kins, treasurer, for the coming year.
lone Lowe, the new baseball man
ager, was presented with balls and
bats by the retiring manager, Shelley
Eurie Teague, basketball manager
presented her position to her succes
sor, Nellie Allen, together with the
Lloyd Merrimon turned the tennis
rackets and balls over to the new
manager, Clementina Raiford.
In giving place to Gertrude Bun
dy, Allene Johnson, hiking manager,
gave a pair of well-worn tennis shoes,
symbolic of long hikes on dustv
With this able cabinet the Y. W.
A. A. Plans for even greater accom
plishments during the next school
year than have been attained in the
Dr. and Mrs. Binford delightfully
entertained the members of tbe soph
omore class last Thursday evening,
May 23 ,from 6:30 until 8.
A number of games were enjoyed
on the lawn, the most exciting one
being relay race.
Delicious refreshments of ice
cream and strawberry short cake
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