The Guilfordian. online resource (None) 1914-current, September 22, 1934, Image 1
Guilford College Opens VOLUME XXI EDGAR MEIBOHM TO BE CHIEF MARSHAL; FACULTY ELECTS Three Students From the North and Three From the South Receive Position. SIX JUNIORS GET HONOR Coveted Offices Go to Class Officials by Vote of the Professors At Guilford. Edgar Meibohm, Greensboro, N. C„ was elected chief marshal at the fac ulty meeting held Monday evening. Meibobm is a 3.0 student, on the de bating council, president of the Junior class, and a member of the A Capella choir. lie is also out for track. lie received the Marvin Hardin scholar ship in the spring of 10.14. Daryl Kent, Fort Fairfield, Maine, and Robert Allen, Snow Camp, X. are the other two boys who will mar shal. Kent has held various positions, such as president of Christian En deavor, president of the fii'Shnian class, member of men's student council, and a member of the Y cabinet. At pres ent he represents the junior class on the Student Affairs Board. Robert Allen lias held various offices, a couple times being treasurer for the class of 1930. The girls who will marshal this year are: Frances Alexander, Bergeniield. X. .T.; Colum Schenclc, Guilford Col- NT '' iml Melon StUfJnn T'rnvi dence, R. I. Frances Alexander is an honor stu dent and is at present managing edi tor of the Guilfordlan, secretary of the junior class, a choir member, a member of the dramatic council, and Y cabinet. She and Daryl Kent have both taken part in college plays. Helen Stilson has held various offices, —president of the freshman ehiss, mem ber of student council, proctor in Foun ders hall. This is her third year as a choir member, and she plans pro grams for tiie V. W. C. A. Colum Scfhenk, who spent her first college year at \V. I*. X. C., has been secretary of her class, and was a mem ber of the social committee hist year. JUNIOR REQUIREMENT IN HISTORY CHANGED Alternate CursJ? Offered This Year; Home Economics Major Should Take Household Physics This Year. ALMOST 300 STUDENTS SO FAR The new courses offered this year are only those which are given in alternate years, such as Chemistry, History, Po litical Science 23, Economics 5 and 11, English 5, and Psychology 0. Fresh man and Sophomore Home Economics majors should take the course in Household Physics offered this year. A Child Literature course, designated as English 31, is proffered to those work ing towards a grammar grade certifi cate, Instead of the American History required course, Juniors must now take Political Science 23-24. Tho total enrollment in the College is 201. It is expected to reach an even 300 before the year is over —150 of theso are students previously enrolled; 67 are women and 02 men. Of 12 trans fers the men lead with nine. The Freshmen number in their class 40 women and 61 men. All told there are 110 women as compared to 172 men. g^THE^d GUILFORDIAN Bin ford Retires; Milner President Dr. Clyde A. Milner, dean of the college and professor of Philosophy at Guilford, 1930, was elected presi dent of the college by the board of trustees, last summer. He takes the place of Dr. Raymond Binford, who has served as president for the last 16 yfcare. Dr. Milner finished work on his Ph. D. degree this past spring at Hartford Theological Seminary in Connecticut, where he studied last year. Dr. Milner received his A.B. de gree from Wilmington College in 1921, his A.M. from Haverford a year later, and his B.D. from Hartford three years later. He also studied at Marburg University, the Univer sity of Geneva, and J. J. Rosseau In stitute in Europe during 1927 and 1928. While in Europe Dr. and Mrs. Milner were married at Geneva. Later he took the posion of dean of men, and she of dean of women at Earlham College. From there they cam*' to Guilford College. Dr. Binford received his B. S. de gree from Earlham in 1901; his M.S. from the University of Chicago, and his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins Uni versity. He was professor of bi ology and geology at Guilford, 1901- 1914, and returned again to Guilford as president in 1918. DOROTHY GILBERT WORKS FOR DEGREE Teacher, Well Known to Frosh and English Majors, to Study This Year. ENGLISH PROF SEEKS Ph.D. Dorthy Lloyd Gilbert, a member of the English Department of the college since 1020, is studying at the Univer sity of North Carolina this year, on leave of absence. She is taking courses in English, working toward a Ph.D. de gree in that subject. Miss Gilbert is a graduate of Earl ham College. She received an A. M. degree from Columbia University in the spring of 1029. During the sum mer of 1033 she was a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin. Miss Gilbert was director of physical education for women at Guilford dur ing the year 1020-1027. She was in structor in English from 1020-1028, and has been associate professor of Eng lish at Guilford since 1020. Teachers from other departments are taking over Miss Gilbert's work during her absence. Dr. Campbell is teaching two sections of Freshman English, 3 and 4, and Mr. Furnas is carrying two extra courses. College Has First Social Crimson and gray was the color scheme used for decoration at the first college social of the year which was sponsored by the social committee and held at Founders llall, Saturday night, September 15. Music was furnished by the ampli fier, loaned by Clyde Pleasant, for those who cared to dance. Games were played in East Parlor for those not interested in dancing. Tap-dancing by Raymond Trotter was a special feature of the evening's en tertainment. Members ot' tlic socinl committee con sidered thiß first social to bo quite a success and are expecting to plan other similar events during the year. GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., SEPTEMBER 22, 1934 GRADUATING CLASS OF LAST YEAR ARE TAKING POSITIONS Medicine and Law Among Pro fessions to Be Pur sued. SOME CONTINUE TO STUDY Ninety-Three Per Cent of Those With Teachers* Certificates Have Been Placed in Positions. Of the tlilrt.v-five students who grad uated from Guilford College in the class of 1034, nil but one of these who se cured teneher's certificates hnve been given positions: ten have entered grad uate schools, of whom six went into professional schools, and four continue academic work on fellowships or schol arships. Thse who have scholarships nre Wil liam B. Edgerton nnd Samrn Smith, who will continue ncndemic work at Haverford College; Margaret Hannah T'egrnm, who has secured financial as sistance at Duke, and I'riscilla White, who has secured a scholarship at the Univerity of North Carolina. Those who are in graduate profes sional schools are as follows: George Silver, who is studying medicine at Duke University, and Nelson Jones, who is also studying medicine at Hah nemann Medical School. I Mill Meat's, who is studying law at the I'nivei'sity of Minnesota: .Tolm Hugh Williams and William Copeland, wlio are studying law at the University of Nor til Carolina. Marshall Builjl has entered Hartford Theological Seminary. Miss l'egram is studying psychology at Duke, and Miss White, chemistry at the University of North Carolina. Altogether, 8!) per cent of the whole class has been definitely placed for the i year. DELLA SHORE IS NOW LIBRARIAN AT BREVARD Former Guilford Student and Assistant Librarian Becomes Librarian in Mountain Institute. SPENT 2 YEARS WORKING HERE Miss Delia Shore, assistant libra rian at (Juilford College* for the past two years, lias recently been appointed librarian at Brevard Col lege, N. Miss Shore served very efficiently in her work here. Book cases have been added and arranged, two being placed to the right and left of the doorway. .Many new books, secured this sum mer, are in the book case to the left of the doorway. Among these are "Chance," by Joseph Conrad; "Charles Dickens/' by Stephen Lea cock; ;i set of the works of (). Henry; "The Caliph of Bagdad, by Davis and Maurice; "1 Went to Pitt College," by Gilfellan; "The American Secretaries of State and Their Diplomacy," a set of eight volumns by Bemis; "Culture in the South,"by Couch; "Romance of Labrador," by Grenfel: six vol umns of the Furness Variorum edi tion of Shakespeare: several sci entific works, including books by Jeans and Eddington, and a trans lation of Galileo's "Two New Sci ences." Choir Has First Social The choir is to have its first social event a week from today, September 28. It will be in the form of a recep tion. Martha Taylor, as chairman, is making plans. MRS. ERNESTINE MILNER VERY ILL AT HOSPITAL Mrs. Ernestine Milner was taken to the Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro last Wednesday morn ing for a serious operation. Mrs. Noali is to take her place as Dean of Women. She will also teach the English 3 class. Mrs. Milner, according to reports from the hospital, underwent the operation successfully. She is not expected, however, to take up her school work until the beginning of next semester. The Ps3'chologj- 1 classes will probably be taught by Dr. Milner and Professor Shep herd, although this has not been definitely decided yet. Students will miss Mrs. Milner on the campus and in classes. PROFESSORS STUDY DURING VACATION Several Teach in the Summer School; a Few Visit World's Fair. MAX NOAH CARPENTERS Only two professors visited the World's Fair this summer —Mr. Fur nas. with his two children, and Mr. Suitor, who was studying in Chicago university anyway. lie took three courses In economics nnd sat in on two others. I'rofessor Furnas's vacation was spent in studious pursuits; he taught in summer school, and prepared the English 1!) syllabus. Also at Guiitoul summer .school Dr. Campbell and Mr. Fleming, the latter enjoying tennis and Siviuiming—-espe cially a certain ladder tennis tourna ment which was held at Guilford. Dr. Campbell journeyed all the way to Co lumbus, Ohio, to visit her home. Three or four of the professors spent the summer in study. .Miss 11 titli si I - most completed her work for nu M.A. of Columbia. Also at Columbia was Mrs. Max Noah, who received her M A. in Speech. Conch Anderson studied at the Oeorge I'eabody College for Teachers, Nashville, Tenn. Ilis courses were iu psychology anil physical edu cation. Mr. Sliepard was at Chapel 11i 11 doing research work most of the vacation. l\vo members of the faculty visited and traveled only, this summer without studying: Miss Ilicks was in Rich mond, Va„ and the I'ocono mountains of Pennsylvania; Miss Wilbur played nurse maid to Hilly Xoah in Waterloo, Indiana. Mr. Noah turned carpenter over the summer, and remodeled his house. Mr. Ila worth worked in the garden all similiter. Former Guilford Student Sings Here September 8 Mr. Haworth spoke about the Wednesday morning periods. He gave the purpose of the silent chapels. September 11 Mr. Furnas spoke on "Amuse ments of the Feebleminded." He told several interesting stories about feeble-minded people. September 18 Miss Nettie Rayle, a talented solo ist who is a graduate of Guilford, sang several selections. Mr. Noah introduced Miss Rayle. September 19 Mr. A. S. Arnold gave an interest ing talk on Palestine. Under New Degl NUMBER X FALL PLAY CHOSEN; "TONS OF MONEY" IS SOON TO BE GIVEN John Bradshaw and Bill Neave Elected to Dramatic Council at Last Meeting. PRESENTATION IS COMEDY A New and Fairer Type of Tryout is to Be Given Those Who Wish to Participate This Year. "Tons of Money, by Evans and Valentine was chosen tentatively as the annual fall play by the Dramatic Coun cil of the college at its first meeting last Tuesday. The play is an English comedy of three acts. This rollicking farce tells liow a young Englishman inherits money and lio'w he plans to keep the money by pretending to die, then com ing back to life as his cousin. The play is full of adventure and fun to the end. There are four women and ten men in the cast. The members are initiating a new plan of tryouts this year. Typewritten sheets will be handed to all those wish ing to try out so that they may prac tice their parts beforehand, thus en abling them to perform more efficient ly- Two new members were chosen to the Council: John Bradshaw and Wil liam Neave. Esther Stilson was select ed as a representative to the Students Affairs Board. in view of the fact that the $50.00 al lotted the Council by the Affairs Board was insufficient for their needs, the Council decided to ask the Board for a more substantial amount. | The Dramatic Council presented two very successful plays last year. FORTY-EIGHT STATES SEND STUDENTS HERE Virginia and New England Vic for Sec ond Place Among the States , Represented. NEW JERSEY STILL HAS LEAD Fifty out-of-state students coming from the rockbound coast of New Eng land to Japan, representing 48 states and one foreign country, have enrolled at Guilford for the ensuing year. Twen ty-four of this number are members of the freshman class. The states receiving representation in the student body are New Jersey, Virginia, Massachusetts, Maine, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Tennessee, New York, California, Georgia, Texas, Ark ansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania, and Maryland. New Jersey holds a substantial lead over the other states named in this de partment with 39 representatives, of which 11 are new students. Next in line comes the neighboring state of A irginia with four old members and three new, making a total of seven. New England makes a bid for hon ors by having four of its group clinch third place and tie for fourth and fifth. Massachusetts conies fourth with five representatives, four of which are en tering upon their first year at Guil ford. Maine and Rhode Island each have three natives in the student body with two of Maine's and one of Rhode Island's being newcomers. Connecticut follows its sister states closely with two members, tying Kentucky for fifth place. One of Connecticut's members is new, while both of the students from the Blue Grass country are new.