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"Three Taps At Twelve"
Promises to Be Bloody in
MILT ANDERSON DIRECTS
Cast of Much Experience Take Leads;
Funds to Be Used to Finance
New Gymnasium Project.
With the appropriately macabre ulu
lations attendant to a butchering or an
organ recital, rehearsals of the Junior
class' kilier-diller, "Three Taps at
Twelve," are now being held nightly
in the auditorium, with the curtain
scheduled on February 26 at 7:30 to
shuddder upward to disgorge what
promises to be one of the most bestial
butcherings ever broached on the Guil
ford college stage.
Designed as a shot ill the arm for
the New Gym Committee, the proceeds
from the Junior play will go to David
Parsons, chairman of the committee.
Due to illness, suddenly remembered
dates, disapproving frowns from the
Personnel Committee, and one thing
and another, the original cast has
undergone a thorough renovation and
now emerges, bloody but unbound,
as including George Wilson, Richard
Earle, Greg Ritchie, Carl Wolfe, Betty
Trotter, Kathleen Leslie, Cora Worth
Parker, Ned Johnson, and "Catfish"
Wyell. These players are widely
and justly famed for their dramatic
prowess, and give promise, if they do
not die of fright, of a 14-carat per
formance. Typifying the demand in
which the members of the east are
held, George Wilson is effecting a liur
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VENUS RULES ELECTION
OF COURT BY SENIORS
Speakers Suggested for Commencement
Include Fosdick, Cromwell, Hart,
NEW SENIOR OFFICERS ELECTED
The May Court was elected at the
regular meeting of the senior class 011
February 17. From Hi candidates the
following ten were chosen: Ruth An
derson, Until Hopkins Charlotte
Parker, Beatrice Kolir, Katherine
Ituble, Madeleine Smalley, Lavina
Stevens, Until Stilson. Betty Trotter,
and Rebecca Weant. In the regular
spring elections the student body will
elect a May Queen from among these
candidates, and the maid of honor will
lie the candidate with the second high
est number of votes.
Following the election of the May
Court. I)r. Milner brought up the mat
ter of commencement and baccalaureate
speakers. Among those suggested were
Douglas Steere, I>. Elton Trueblood,
Ilarry Emerson Fosdick, John Randall,
Jainc.s Cromwell, Bishop Kern, and
Hornell Hart. From this list of emi
nent speakers the two will probably
be selected who wiil lend dignity to the
Other business of the meeting was
the making of arrangements for an in
formal social for the senior class in the
hut 011 Saturday Every senior
is cordially invited to come and bring
his own or .someone else's sister.
At the meeting of the senior class on
February 10 ollicers were chosen for
the second semester. They are: Presi
dent, Richard I'inford ; vice-president,
James Cornette; ami secretary-treas
urer, I.avina Stevens.
Monday, Feb. 21—Student Affairs
Board will vote on next year's
Tuesday, Feb. 22 —Silent meeting in
Wednesday, Feb. 23 Rev. 11. W.
Cope, pastor of the Asheboro St.
Friends' church of Greensboro.
Thursday, Feb. 24 Class meetings.
Friday, Feb. 25—Vocal program of
music by Mrs. Johnson.
Monday, Feb. 28—Judge William M.
York, of the Juvenile Court of
Tuesday, March I—Silent meeting
in the hut.
Wednesday, March 2 Rev. B. C.
Re-avis, minister of College Place
Methodist church in Greensboro.
Thursday, March 3 Class meetings.
Friday, March 4 —Fine Arts Club.
A. S. U. ORGANIZER
TELLS OF PILGRIMAGE
Student Groups to Lobby and
Discuss Pending Issues
WILL BEGIN ON MARCH 7
Howard Lee, American Student
I'nion organizer, spoke at elm pel on
Friday. March IS, in tlie interest of the
American Student I'nion and its peace
Mr. I.ee also spoke Thursday night
at the International Relations club on
the Pilgrimage to Washington, which is
to lie taken on March 7 to the nation's
capital by a number of young peoples'
groups and student organizations from
all over the United States. The pur
pose of tile pilgrimage is to give the
youth of America first-hand informa
tion about lobbying and visiting their
congressmen as well as to acquaint the
congressmen of the student attitude on
pending questions. The students are
particularly interested in the pence pro
gram and in influencing their congress
men to pass the American Youth Act,
which supplies student relief to young
people of high school and college age.
Howard Ix'e was a last semester stu
dent at I'nion Theological Seminary,
is a graduate of the College of the
Ozarks, and has traveled with the
Emergency I'eace campaign.
TREASURE HUNT FOR
FROSH THIS EVENING
This evening at ti o'clock as lurk
ing shadows begin to creep more
bravely over the campus, our
piratical freshmen will emerge
from Founder^llulk and fare forth
to ferret treasures from entomb
ment. The territory has been ably
plotted by Captain Grace Ueittcl
with the inimitable assistance of
Mary Margaret Binford, Hazel
Monsees, Shorty Heath, and Robert
it i,s strongly rumored that
physical sustenance a la picnic will
be unearthed. Then, to hearten
the weary pirates after honest
effort, dancing and games will offer
Upperclnss aspirants can join
the search only by the invitation of
Dr. and Mrs. I Jung will accom
pany the group.
GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., FEBRUARY 19, 1938
TEN SENIORS ARE
Students Prominent in Extra
Curricular Activities Chosen;
Presents First Edition.
Will Assist Graduates in Securing Wider
Choice of Career Jobs; Will Pro
vide Permanent Reference.
The names of ten members of the
senior class have been submitted to
"The American College Year Book,"
edited by Harry E. Fry, editor and pub
lisher, New York, for inclusion in the
iirst edition year, 1938, according to
announcement of Rebecca Weant, presi
dent of the class. The ten students
are: Milton Anderson. Richard Bin
ford, James Comette, Earle Maloney.
I Charlotte Parker, Beatrice Hohr, Kath
erine Ituble, Madeline Smalley, Betty
Trotter and Kebecea Weant.
With tlie names of these students
was sent a .sketch of their college activi
ties, their photographs, snapshots of
i campus scenes, and a letter by Presi
dent Clyde A. Milner telling briefly the
history of the college.
Tile plan of the Year Book is three
fold. as s tated in a letter received from
.Mr. Fry: to provide a dignified and per
manent annual reference book for giv
ing national scrutiny to a group which
contains many of our future leaders,
to give national ""cognition to the
splendid work which our educational
institutions are doing in producing bet
ter trained and more broadly educated
young men and women of a higher type,
and to serve as an incentive for stu
dents to develop those all-round quali
ties which will make them truly rep
resentative of their college and uni
versity ; and to be of material assist
ance to those included in the book in
securing a wider choice of career jobs
FRIGHT OF BUSINESS
LEADERS TO BE TOPIC
Mr. Robert Douglas Will Be Guest
Speaker at Guilford Institute;
Well Known to Students.
MERL DAVIS TO SPEAK FEB. 27
"Why Is the American Business Man
Scared to Death?" will be the subject
of Mr. Robert Douglas, Greensboro at
torney who will lie the guest speaker
at the Guilford Institute tomorrow
night in the Meeting House. Mr.
I Douglas will present the capitalist
point of view 011 the organization of
labor. A prominent barrister and his
torian of this section. Mr. Douglas is
remembered by Guilford students for
his annual chapel addresses.
Merl Davis of Richmond. Ind., is the
Institute's speaker 011 Sunday evening,
February 'J7. Mr. Davis, who is sec
retary of the American Friends Board
of Missions, has just returned from
visiting Friends work in Palestine and
in British East Africa. Motion pictures
taken by Mr. Davis 011 the trip will be
.shown. A forum follows each address
of the Institute.
I'crian Elected Marshal
At a meeting of the faculty Wednes
day evening John Periau was elected to
the position of marshal to till the
vacancy made by David Stafford who
assumed senior standing with the be
ginning of the second .semester.
liul'us 11. Fitzgerald. director of the
student union and of the department of
line arts at the i'niversity of lowa, is
the new provost and dean of adminis
tration at the I'niversity of Pittsburgh,
effective this month. Professor Fitz
gerald is a graduate of Guilford Col
lege and the University of Tennessee.
NEW PITT PROVOST
Kufus H. Fitzgerald 0 f Class of
1311 Assumed New Duties at
Beginning of 2nd Semester.
HAS KEEN DEAN AT IOWA
Ultfus 11. Fitzgerald, a graduate of
Guilford College, class of 1011, and of
the i'niversity of Tennessee, has as
sumed office as Provost at the I'ni
versity of Pittsburgh with the start of
the second semester.
The title. Provost, a new one at the
university, replaces the title of dean
of administration, and the duties of the
Provost will be those of such a dean.
Dean Fitzgerald, a native of Pelham,
X. is 4t> years old. He is married
and lias two daughters, Helen and Mil
Hefore going to lowa, Dean Fitz
gerald served on the staffs of the Mis
sissippi Agricultural college and the
1 'Diversity of Tennessee. lie was direc
tor of athletics and coach at the I'ni
versity of Tennessee.
At lowa he has been, for the last
nine years, director of the school of
line arts, director of the Memorial
I'nlon, director of student service, and,
in effect, has been dean of administra
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CHAPEL PERIOD WILL
BE ELIMINATED TODAY
Duo to a request made by the
day students, the Dean has an
nounced a change in the schedule
of Saturday's classes. In a recent
meeting, attended by Dr. Beittel,
the day students voted unanimous
ly to effect the change. Beginning
today, the chapel period will bo
eliminated, thus allowing classes to
continue without a break until
11 :.'lO. The Chapel Committee has
approved the change because of
the fact that no programs are ever
planned for this period. The day
students made the request in order
that they could return earlier to
Greensboro, where many of them
are employed on Saturday after
Gift to Be Known As Alfonso
and Ruth Williams Haworth
NEW GARDEN STUDENT
Donor Always Interested in Indian Col
lections; Has Large Personal
Collection of Arrowheads.
A unique collection of marine life,
Indian relics, and some 04 volumes on
a variety of subjects lias recently been
given to Guilford College by alumni
Alfonso Haworth, of Mayport, Fla. The
marine and Indian divisions of this gift
will he known as the Alfonso and Ruth
Williams Haworth Memorial collection.
Included in the library collection are
two of Mr. Haworth's favorite text
books—one which was used by the New
Garden Hoarding School—Calvin Cut
ter's Tniiline on Anatomy and You
man's t'luns-Itook of Chemistri/. Three
hooks on Quakerism, many volumes of
history and fiction—not the least of
which is that old favorite, Ten Nights
in II Hur Kooin, by T. S. Arthur—are
also in the collection Librarian Ricks
In the Indian (lift to his college, Mr.
Ilaworth has included, along with ar
rowheads, tomahawks, an almost per
fect pottery jug which was found in a
Seminole mound and an Indian "make
up outfit" comprising war paint and
grinding stones for the pigments. In
his home collection, which was begun
by his father, he has approximately
Kigbty-eiglit-year-old Mr. Haworth
was a student of New Garden Hoard
ing School during 1870 and 1877. On
Saturday afternoon many of the
school's teachers and women students
flocked to see the trunk load of marine
lite which lie had brought to college
from his Florida home. In the 18SO's
when George Hartley was principal of
the New Garden Hoarding School, Mr.
Haworth was married to Miss Ruth
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LIBERAL CLUB BOOKS
SERIES OF PROGRAMS
Selections of Creative Writing Class
Will Be Road Next Thursday
ORGANIZATION SPONSORED BY Y'S
il'he Liberal club, a Y sponsored cam
pus discussion organization which
meets in the Hut every second, third
and fourth Thursday evening has ar
ranged a series of interesting programs
for the next few weeks.
A group of selections of the creative
writing class of last semester will be
read and discussed February 24. These
selections are of such a nature that
they could not be read in chapel. On
March 10, Mrs. Logan, a Greensboro
young woman who has had much ex
perience as a labor organizer will talk
on "Trade Unionism." The club will
sponsor a showing of the movie, "March
of the Movies," which portrays the de
velopment of pictures from the time of
the I'baraohs to the present.
)n last Thursday evening Howard
Lee from the Union Theological Semi
nary. an organizer for the American
Student Union addressed the club.
Later plans were discussed for the
organizing of a chapter of the A. S. U.
oil tlie campus.