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Don't Forget the Student Elections Monday!
W.A.A. BARN DANCE
Shag, Little Apple, Big Apple,
and Square Dance All
Part of Evening.
OLD CLOTHES FEATURED
Tumbling and Tap Dancing by WAA
Members Included in Floor Show;
Stafford** Assist with Music.
The \V. A. A.'s burn lnlice, which
will he held tonight at 7 o'clock,
promises to provide a top-notch ending
to the social life of this quarter. II has
been said that you can't please all of
the people all of the time, hut in plan
ning for this dance, the committee is
attempting to please most of the people
all of the time, anil provide one dunce
where the.v can shag, little apple, big
apple, square dance, and swing lo their
hearts' content. Old clothes will be
very much in style.
The entertainment committee has
promised plenty of amusement in I lie
form of a Hour show. IClit 11 Lamb. Mary
Jane Gibbons, Kathleen I/eslie, and
Corky Parker will do some tumbling,
and the tap dancing class will con
tribute dances by Annie Evelyn l'owell
and .Toualeen llodgtn, Mary Margaret
Hinford and Wilmu Archer, and Char
lotte Parker. Bowman Stafford and
part of his orchestra will play for the
square dance which will be called by
Mr. Puck Stafford.
As has It'en announced, a nominal
sum will be charged for admission and
refreshments are to he sold, the pro
ceeds of which are to go for the new
Monday, March 21—Mr. Thomas C.
Heed of Southern Dairies will
speak 011 "The Manufacture of
Tuesday, March 22—In the hut.
Wednesday, March 23—Piano recital
by Mrs. Harvey L.jung.
Thursday, March 24—Class meetings.
Friday, March 25—Dr. Wesley Tay
Mary Hobbs Invaded By Army
Of First Rate Male Cooks
This week the men did more than |
invade the parlors of Mary Hobbs hall.
They penetrated as far as the kitclien
to the tune of dish-washing and wait
ing tables, and received instruction in
the ways of a Co-op Dorm. Edward
Boring was the originator of this idea,
and says: "This idea struck me during
exam week of last semester; since that
time I have been thinking about it.
I talked with Miss Gons, Miss Ohcuault,
and Mrs. Milner, receiving their ap
proval and consent." He also says
that converts were easily converted.
Whether better meals or social con
tacts were the cause of their conver
sion has not as yet been ascertained;
however, they seem blissful in their
new-found toil. As for the girls who
live in the dorm, they seem well
pleased with the masculine trend of
Words of Wisdom
By JAMES PARKER
Hanging from gayncss to clif?nifiecl
silence, the platforms of the important
office candidates in Guilford's spring
elections, set for March 21, are being
made puldie today.
There were thoughtful pauses, some
brow-knitting, and just a bit of in
tense concentration before all the
right words were written by all the
candidates. And without attempting
to choose—much less catch our breath—
we give you the official "press state
ments" on your favorites for the races.
Here they arc:
President Men's Student Government
Tyree Gilliam: "I favor a student
government that will work in close
cooperation with the students without
too much interference from the out
side. If elected I will not show any
Honor Roll Stars to Attend Haverford
College During 1938-39; Both Are
Prominent at Guilford.
Scholarships for 1 lit academe year. ;
l>:;s-1 !>:!!> have been granted to James
Cornel to, and David Stafford. Jr., tor
graduate study at Haverford college in
| Pennsylvania, it lias been announced
here in letters from Dr. W. \Y. Com
fort. president of Haverford.
The two students are prominent 011
the (tuilford campus. Tliey have made!
excellent records, characteristic f
which is their continuous honor mil
The scholarships carry stipends cal- j
ciliated 1 take care of board, room and
tuition for a period >t' one year. Hotli i
boys plan to accept the grants. The 1
fact that only eight scholarships are
usually awarded annually by the insti-;
tution makes it more significant that
Ouilford students were successful in ob !
Student Poll Will Be Taken
A survey of student opinion 011 j
international policies of the United j
States will be taken Wednesday morn- '
ing, March 23, at chapel time. This J
survey is being taken in colleges all j
over the United States in an attempt j
to erystalize student opinion, the pro- i
cess polling 1,200,000 undergraduates, !
| Eunice llolloman was heard to re
mark to our dignified Stafford, "Say,
exchange that high hat for this apron
and let's got friendly." Kay lUible
looked down from her hill of experi
ence and remarked that Spain had
nothing on us as far as revolution
S was concerned. Dick Hendricks says
that cutting carrots for Bea Rohr is
a pleasure. You could surmise by the
way Thornton fell to the "silver and
glass" that he was quite at home in
more ways than one. Mike Caffey, our
up-and-coming Sherwood Eddy, certain
ly looks agile behind an apron. The
illustrious and scholarly Cornettc
proves without a doubt that there is
nothing to this "hash-slinging racket."
This experiment is to last for only
three days, after which spring will still
be here in its normal way; we trust
receive the same expression. "And we
did have fun" while it lasted.
GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., MARCH 19, 1938
| favor to any person or persons, but
j will endeavor to fight for the principles
of sound judgment and equal rights to
i all students."
John Perian: "I shall endeavor to
bring about a better relationship be
tween the student body and the fac
ulty—not merely a judiciary board but
one of purposive conciliation."
Albert Taylor: "I'm for the common
peepul; 110 taxation without represen
tation and vice verse; with me as pres
ident locks 011 clothes closets will not
be needed. Justice to all, preference
to none. I will guarantee a fair and
i 111 j >a rt ia 1 adm in istra 11 on."
President Y. W. C. A.
Kay Beittel: No statement.
Marianna Dow: "A, a, a, a, a variety
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ON ANNUAL TOUR
Will Sing in Three University
Towns; Deland, Gainesville.
Athens on Itinerary.
IS FIRST SOUTHERN TRIP
introduction of the (iuilforil college
A 1 'tilx'llsi choir to the South will begin
on Saturday, March when tlmt
| organization begins its Florida tour,
which will include concerts in North
Carolina. South Carolina, Georgia and
j In the ten years of it.s existence, the
j choir lias never toured southern points.
The trips have included Tennessee and
j other states west and northwest and,
j several times into the North. Since the
i beginning of the choir in the fall of
1!)2!>, under the direction of Prof. Max
i Noah, former head of the Guilford Col-
I lege department of music, the choir has
j established a reputation wide in scope
I i.ud extensive in influence. One of the
: northern trips Included a visit to the
White llouse, where the choir sang for
I President Herbert Hoover. Appear
j unci's in small as well as larger cities,
j and programs over local and national
I radio luiok-ups have made possible a
wide hearing of the choir.
A distin tive characteristic of the
organization is the fact that its reper
toire invariably consists of the best
church music to lie selected from all
period* and types of compositions. This
ye-ir the program includes Latin. Rus
sian, Knglisb. American and Negro se
lections of recognized merit. Composers
include I'alestrina, Haili, Schumann,
Arkliangelsky, Rachmaninoff. Dvorak.
Christiansen. Cain, Dett and Dr. Wei*
himself. Some of the favorites easily
recognized are "From Heaven Above."
"Now Thank We All Our God," "Day
of Judgment," "Praise to the Lord,"
"llospodee I'otneeloogy," "Coin' Home,"
"O Holy Lord." and "Go Down Moses."
The choir will have about .'lO numbers
for use on the Florida tour.
It is of importance, Dr. Ezra 11. F.
Wcis, the director, says, that the tour
will include three university towns in
tin' schedule. There will be concerts
iu Deland, Fla„ home of Stetson uni
versity : in Gainesville, Flu., seat of the
I'liiversity of Florida; at Athens, Ga.,
in the auditorium of the I'liiversity of
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The set-up of required courses in
social science for Guilford students
has been revised, according to an
anouncement recently received from
A. I). Beittel, dean of the college.
A year-long "Introduction to the
Social Sciences'* will be required of
freshmen in place of two of the
semester courses at present sched
uled for upperclassmen.
The revision, which will take effect
next year, will also permit History
3-4 as an alternate for the Political
Science 23-24 required of all juniors
The framework of required social
science courses which will face the
incoming class of *42 next September
is as follows: for freshmen, Intro
duction to the Social Sciences (two
semesters); for sophomores, Psychol
ogy 1 and Religion 3; for juniors,
Political Science 23-24 or History
3-4; and for seniors. Philosophy 103-
101. Those courses now included in
the curriculum which appear in that
listing will probably be renumbered.
MRS. CLYDE A. MILNER
SPEAKS ON MYSTICISM
Will Discuss "Psychology of Mysticism"
at Symposium in the Library
LAST IN SERIES OF LECTURES
Mrs. Clyde A. Milner will speak at
the fourth of the series of symposiums
which are being held at the college li
brary each Sunday afternoon. Mrs.
Milner will discuss "The Psychology
of Mysticism" to end the group of
lectures begun by Dr. Milner, who
spoke on "Mysticism in the Society
of Friends." The other lectures in
the series were "Madame Guyon," by
Dr. Russell Pope; "Mysticism in the
Catholic Church," by Mr. R. D. Doug
las. and "Mysticism in English Poetry"
by Miss Dorothy Lloyd Gilbert.
There has been much interest shown
in this dissertation by the faculty,
which was the "brain child" of Dr.
Russell Pope. A new outreach in the
stimulation of interest of friends of
Guilford and its students in the valu
able collections of Quaker books which
are in the library and in the intel
lectual contact between friends of the
college with the Guilford faculty and
students was attempted.
Andrew Jackson Resurrected
By Dean of Woman's College
Students who mustered tip enough
energy tn attend chapel Monday morn
ing of this week were re warded by
being iiermilted to witness tile return
of the rejuvenated corpse of Andy Jack
son to the soil of his native state.
lireathcd into life li.v Iean W. (.laek
son. of Woman's college, "de ole lnassa"
leaped front the eoals of hell to cavort
all over the platform of the auditorium.
The (ieneral was born, brutally beaten
by the British, butchered in barroom
brawls, bedridden by every disease in
the book, and elected to nearly every
public otlice lie found time to run for,
all in .'to minutes of dexterious
inn rionet ting by tile dean.
Author of "Tile Story of Xortli Caro
lina," and glutted with anecdotes re
TAKES PLACE OF
Drama Council's Spring: Pro
gram Changed; Plays by
Wilder, Gerstenberg, Synge.
CASTS PARTLY CHOSEN
Trend Toward Modernism in Stage
Design Noticed; Three Assistant
Directors Will Be Chosen.
"The Happy Journey to Trenton imil
Camden," by Thornton Wilder, lias been
substituted for Anton TeheUov's "Mar
riage Proposal" in the list of three
one-act plays which will lie presented
by the Dramatic council as its spring
production. Tile complete program now
includes "Bidet's to the Sea," by John
Millington Synge; "The Pot Holler," by
Alice (ierstenberg; and the "Happy
Casting of the plays is not yet com
plete. At present, the following de
cisions have been made: For Kiilerx to
ihr Sen, Alaurya, Until Hopkins; Hart
ley, 1 till Furnmn ; and Kathleen, Xora,
and tile two old women, to be chosen
from among Ren Holir. Mabel I.ee
Smith. Polly Morton. Andrie (iardluim,
Sybil liairow, and Ituth Stilson.
For Thr Pot Moilcr: Sud, CJeorge
Wilson; Mrs. Pencil, Cora Worth
Parker; Miss Ivory, Hetty Trotter; Mr.
Itnlcr, Linden White; Mr. Inkwell, Tom
Taylor; Would by and Mr. ivory are yet
to be cast.
For 'l'lic Hti /)/)// Journal: Ma Kirby,
Anna Siiultss; Caroline Kirby, Mary
Priscilla Hloucli; Henlaii, Kathleen
Leslie; actors to play the parts of Pa
Kirby, Arthur Kirby, anil the stage
manager have not yet been selcclcd.
Of the plays. Tin Happi/ Journey is
the most unusual. Similar in technique
to Wilder's current Broadway bit "Our
Town," it represents a departure from
the realism in staging which lias char
acterized the Dramatic Council's work
since its inception. The other two plays,
however, suggest the same trend to
ward modernism in stage design.
The technical staff for I lie perform
ance lias not yet been named. Drama
Professor Itobert K. Marshall, who will
lie in ( liarge of the production, plans
lo use not only a full stage crew but
will in addition appoint three student
directors, one of whom will be in charge
of each of the plays.
luting to Andrew Jackson's love life,
dueling technique, military campaigns,
Hi - ., tin' •lean divertodi himself as well
us the chapel atulienee with his realis
tie pantomiming of tlie General's ac
tivities in the tield of law, tin l dean re
marked at length 011 tlie peculiarly for
tunate circumstances surrounding the
General's initial baptism as a barrister.
Jackson, (Andy) traveling through
Tennessee, found, upon ids arrival in
Nashville, that all the debtors in town
had retained the only lawyer in the
vicinity, tints leaving the creditors with
out a mouthpiece of any description
whatever. During the first night of
Andy's stay in Nashville the news that
he was a lawyer swept through tile city
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