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"Daddy Long Legs" Given
By Guilford College Club
Judy, the Female Lead, Was
Portrayed by Mrs. Suitor
in Pleasing Manner.
COLLEGE FACULTY ACTS
Jean Webster's Familiar Story of
Pathos and Comedy Last Night
Is Enjoyed by Audience.
The play, "Daddy Long-Legs," 1y
Jean Webster, was presented last eve
ning in Memorial hall before a fairly
large crowd. The play was produced
and sponsored by the Guilford College
Club. The cast was composed entirely
of faculty members and was under the
direction of Philip 11. Furnas, head of
the English department and director of
dramatics. The leading role was por
trayed bv William A. Suiter, professor
of economics, in the characterization of
"Daddy Long-Legs," as Jervis Pendle
ton. Playing opposite Mr. Suiter was
Mrs. Suiter, who took the part of Judy
in this production. Other prominent
parts wore taken by A. T. Newlin, as
Cyrus Wykoff; Mrs. Milner, as Mrs.
Pendleton, and Mrs. John Anderson as
The characters will be portrayed as
follows: Jervis Pendleton, William
Suiter; .Tames Mcßride, Carlyle Shep
arl; Cyrus Wykoff, Algie Newlin; Ab
ner Parsons, Samuel Haworth; Ezra
Codman, Raymond Billfold; Griggs,
Philip Furnas; Walters, Edgar T. Hole;
Judy, Mrs. William Suiter; Miss Pritch
nrd, Mrs. Raymond Binford; Mrs. Pen
dleton, Mrs. Clyde A. Milner; Julia
Pendleton, Mrs. TdTin Anderson; Sallie
Mcßride, Miss Elizabeth Bruce; Mrs.
Sempe, Miss Laura Worth; Mrs. Lip
pett, Mrs. Edgar Hole; maids, Miss
Lina Worth and Miss Jewel Conrad;
orphans of the John Grier home, Delia
Shore, Anna Evelyn Powell, Thomas
Matlock, Bevan Farlow, Phyllis Far
low, Bobby Furnas and Marcia Anne
MRS. BINFORD TRAVELS
TO FAR WEST IN P. T. A.
Hupe Convention of N. P. T. A. to Be
Held in Des Moines,
UP FOR RECORDING SECRETARY
Mrs. Binford is leaving Saturday for
the National P. T. A. Convention to
be held at Des Moines, lowa.
Mrs. Binford is now National His
torian of P. T. A., and will have to
make a report, and her name is up for
recording secretary of the organiza
tion. She will not reach Des Moines
until some time Monday, which will
causo her to miss the Board meeting
and formal dinner Saturday nnd the
music recital which is to he held at
Carl Week's home. There will bo a
tree-planting Sunday afternoon.
Many prominent people will be there.
Mrs. Binford will be with Mrs. W. B.
Ayeoek, of Raleigh, who is now presi
dent of the N. P. T. A.
VIOLIN CONCERT IS GIVEN
BY ANNA NAOMI BINFORD
On Thursday evening, May 24, Annie
Naomi Binford, violinist, will give her
Sophomore recital. Miss Binford's pro
gram will include:
Sonato No. 5, Op. 24, (F Major), Bee
thoven; Allegro; Scliengo; Bondo.
Concerto No. 9, De Beriot; Allegro,
Adagio, Allegretto Moderato.
Roman, (Johan), Serendsen (from
the Cambrake) Samuel Gardner.
Some This Summer
Plans are being made for im
provements on the campus during
the summer. There will be a new
furnace put in Cox Hall and in the
Work wil be done on purifying
the water system also.
TO GEORGE PARKER
Income from William F. Over
man Fund Awarded to Men's
Student Council President.
NEW HONOR TO STUDENT
The William F. Overman ss-liola rsliijt
has been awarded to George Conrad
Parker, of George, X. , for (he coin
ing year. Mr. Parker wns elected from
a list of six candidates, Thursday,
.May He received the votes of the
faculty and of all the classes except
the seniors, who have not voted yet.
The scholarship is awarded each year
to the junior having a quality average
of at least 2 on all subjects taken at
Guilford, and not holding the Marvin
Hardin scholarship, who has made
Ihe greatest contribution to the college
life, either in Improving some depart
ment of student activities, improving
co-operation between different student
activities, helping maintain a tin; co
operation between the students and the
faculty, or in helping create a tine col
The scholarship is the income oi a
fund established by William I'. Over
man of Moorestown, N. J., vlio at
tended New Garden Boarding School
before it became Guilford College. The
fund, established over a period of eight
years, is at present about one thous
and dollars and normally yields about
sixty dollars income.
l'arker is well known on the campus,
belnga leader in student activities, pres
ident of the Men's Student Government,
and a three-letter man in athletics as
well as having a high scholastic rank
WITH ELON SINGERS
Mr. Dwiffht Steere Brings His Choir to
Guilford; Reception Is
to Be Held.
Following tlio example set last year,
the' Elon singers, under the direction of
Mr. Dwight Steere, are going to ex
change a concert with the Guilford Col
Next Tuesday night the local choir is
scheduled to give a concert in the Eton
College auditorium. The choir looks
forward to this event with pleasure, for
they were delightfully entertained at
a reception there last year.
Th Elon Singers will give a concert
in Memorial Hall Thursday night of
next week. The Colege Choir is mak
ing plans to entertain them at a re
ception at Founders after the concert.
Students Help in Fire
At 10:35 on the morning of Sunday,
April 29, the house of E. E. Farlow
caught on fire. Most of the salvaging
was done largely by students.
GUILFORD COLLEGE. N. C\, MAY 12, 1934
Two Doctorates Added to the
List Since Last Year;
MILNER RECEIVES Ph. D.
Make a Number of Addresses and
Preach Several Sermons; Mrs.
Milner Listed in Publication.
Futility achievements on Inkle the
teaching realm during the past year
have been investigated.
Dr. K. O. Purdom formally received
his I'll.I), degree from the University
of Michigan in February.
On May .'!. Dean Milner was granted
his doctorate, having completed all of
his work at Hartford Seminary. The
degree will be formally conferred at
Mrs. Ernestine ('. Milner is included
in the 11KM "W'IKMS Who Among Amer
ican Women," published by the Sci
ence Press. Dr. and Mrs. Milner are
among those listed in "Who's Who in
Kl neat ion," published by Itobert Cook
Company. Mrs. Milner made the com
mencement address at Star. N. C., on
Miss Dorothy Gilbert wrote "The
History of Guilford College" for the
Centennial celebration on January 13.
Miss Katherine Hicks was elected
secretary of the X. C. Library associa
Professor W. O. Suiter wrote a sec
tion of the publication of the Public
Service Administration concerning the
Property Tax Limitation Law.
Professor Samuel Ilaworth lias tilled
several pulpits during the past year
throughuot the Yearly Meeting. In
April he was engaged every Sunday.
He will give the baccalaureate sermon
at East Bend on May 13.
Professor Max Noah and Miss Wil
bur have done extensive work in Guil
ford county as is evidenced by the Mu
sic Festival on May 3-0.
Professor Philip Furnas wrote and
produced "Marked Money," a one-act
comedy. lie is writing sketches of
X. C. life. He preached baccalaureate
sermons at Oak Ilidge and Midway.
Dr. Raymond Binford, organizer of
the X. C. College Conference, reviewed
the work of that association for the
conference bulletin. He was instru
mental in advocating participation in
a statewide study of curricula at the
Xovember meeting. Dr. Raymond Bin
ford preached the baccalaureate ser
mon at Staley, May 6.
TAYLOR RECITAL GIVEN
SOON; L. T. NEW TO HELP
On Saturday evening, May 19, Mar
tha Taylor, popular pianist, will give
her Junior recital. Miss Taylor will
be assisted by L. T. New, Jr., bass. The
program that they have worked out is
Sonata, Op. 27, No. 2, "Moonlight,'
Beethoven; Adagio sustenuto, Alle
gretto, Presto Agitato.
Lasciatemi Morire, Monteverde; In
Questa Tomba, Beethoven; In Victus,
Prelude, Op. 28, No. 20, Chopin; Noc
turne, Op. 37, No. 1, Chopin; Valse,
Op. 64, No. 1, Chopin.
My Star, Beach; The Tramp, Watts;
Requiem, Homer; Myself When Young
—"Persian Garden," Lehman.
Concerto, Op 25, Mendelssohn; Molto
allegro eon fuoco.
Dean Milner to Be Principal
Recently many new things have
been added to the library. New
equipment in the form of steel
cases have been purchased with
money from Miss Emma Hollings
worth. Six sections of book-cases
are being ordered for the big room.
The money comes from a legacy
left by Mrs. Rebecca Iladley
Thomas, of California.
Also, a man from Chapel Hill has
recently loaned the ibrarv a col
ection of books on the Negro.
Fifty books on sociology and
ecnomics have been secured from
tlie personal library of Robert C.
Root. Mr. Root graduated in Guil
ford's first class and was editor of
the first Guilford Collegian.
The fiction and biography books
are using the new library system.
PICNIC WITH FROSH
A Program of Amusement and
a Supper of Good Eats
CLASSES BURY HATCHET
The annual Frosh-Sopli picnic will
be held this year Saturday, May 12, in
Lindley's pasture. The program, which
includes rat courts for both boys and
girls, promises to be an amusing one.
Jimmy Fulp is to be judge of the
court and already rumors of a lively
judgment have been spread. This is
the first time this year the Sophomore
girls have had the opportunity to rid
themselves of any grievances toward
the Freshman girls. The beginning of
this will be a rather detailed set of
rules for that night.
After the program, a good nicpic
supper will be served to the Freshmen
by the Sophomores which will probably
make amends to any ersons feeling im
posed upon during the rogram. Fran
ces Alexander is chairman of the com
mittee- on arrangements.
Plans for the Junior-Senior banquet
were not known as the paper went to
NEAL ESCORTS QUEEN
IN FESTIVE MAY DAY
Colorful Dances, Together With Court
and Train of Children, Is
a Lovely Picture.
Martha Lane, of Belvedere, was
crowned Queen of May Day on Tues
day afternoon, May 1, at 6:30 o'clock.
A crowd of about 500 guests were pres
ent to witness the festival.
There were several colorful dances
in which the underclassmen girls par
ticipated, followed by the Maypole
dance by the Junior and Senior girls.
The queen was escorted by Odell
Neal. Her court and their escorts were
Margaret Perkins, maid of honor, with
Charles Milner, Julia Blair Hodgin
with Plin Mears, Clara Belle Welch with
Evan Brown, Priscilla White with
Chares Biddle, Mildred Burton with
H. A. Purnell, Nell Ellington with Er
win Werner, and Rose Askew with
The children in the court were Rob
ert Furnas, page; Margaret Ann Elling
ton, crown bearer; Marcia Ann Furnas
and Nancy Jane Nance, flower girls;
Dawson Millikan and Joseph Johnson,
Dean Milner Returns front
Hartford; Receives Doc
tor's Degree There.
DR. YERIvES IS TO PREACH
Professor of Religion at IT. of Penn
sylvania Gives Baccalaureate
Address on Juno 3.
Dean Clyde A. Milner will deliver
tlii' commencement address before the
class of 1034 on Monday morning, June
4. at Id o'clock. The rest of the pro
gram is only tentative as yet. Class
(lay will occur all day Saturday, June
2. That evening an alumni dinner will
be held. Following (lie dinner the
choir will give a concert.
Dr. Kei.li Hoyden Yerkes, professor
of religion at University of Pennsyl
vania, will give the baccalaureate ser
mon Sunday morning, June 8. A ves
per service will take place that eve
ning at 0:30 p.m.
Monday afternoon, at t :30, there will
hp a meeting of the Hoard of Trustees.
Dean Milner will arrive May 24. lie
will receive his I'h.l). the day before.
His doctor's thesis was on the spiri
tual implications of the otilce of dean
of a college.
ANNUAL MUSIC FESTIVAL
LASTS LONGER THIS YEAR
Massey Tonge, Guilford Student, As-
Hints Miss Wilbur in Leading Gram
mar Schools of County.
U. OF N. C. ORCHESTRA PERFORMS
The Guilford College Music Festival,
presented by the music department,
took place last week. It consisted of
five programs given May 3, 4, 5, and 6.
The first event took place at 8:30
p.m. Friday, May 3. The musicians
were Laura Howell Norden, violinist,
and Mary Eunice Wells, pianist.
The next day at the same time, the
Greensboro Male Choirs sang, assisted
by Charles McNeil, violinist; L. T.
New, Jr., bass; Mrs. P. D. Gilreath,
pianist, and Max Noah, director.
At 4 p.m. Saturday, May 5, the Guil
ford County Public School Music Fes
tival took place. In it participated
about 4,000 children from the 30 con
solidated schools. It was directed by
Gail Wilbur, director of grade school
choirs; Massey Tonge, assistant direc
tor, and Max Noah, director high school
At 8:30 Saturday evening, the Uni
versity of North Carolina Symphony
Orchestra played. Its conductor was
Earl A. Slocum.
At 3:30 p.m. Sunday, May 0, the
Guilford College choir together with
choirs from Greensboro, High Point,
and Winston-Salem, sang under the di
rection of Max Noah. They were ac
companied by Gail Wilbur and Mrs.
P. D. Gilreath. The soloists were
Edythe Schneider, soprano; Dorothy
Wilbur Noah, contralto; Grady Miller,
baritone, and Gurney Briggs, tenor.
JUGTOWN POTTERY IS
PLACED ON EXHIBITION
Mr. Jacques Busbee ivns on Guilford
College campus Friday afternoon at 4
o'clock. He represented the Jugtown
pottery. The Philosophy 10 class and
Dr. Perisho's Geology class had the op
portunity of hearing him lecture and
of seeing the vases and other pottery.
Students were invited to this also.