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Has Varied Program
For Second Semester
Matthews States Purposes;
Total of 105 Veterans
New Enrolled At Guilford
The recently formed veterans organi
zation, under the leadership of Joseph
"Goat" Matthews, (at the time THE
GUILFORDIAN goes to press) planned
to elect new officers for the second
semester at their meeting on Thurs
day, February 7.
The main purpose of the veterans
organization is to have unity amon;'
the veterans. The club will help any
of them that would like to have it.
Matthews also says, "It is also our
purpose to give aid to the different
school committees whenever we can,
and to make this place a better place
to go to school."
At the present time, there are 75
new veterans on campus and 30 who
have previously attended Guilford.
The organization holds meetings
twice a month. E. Dar.vl Kent and
E. Garness Purdom have been speakers
at the meetings. They plan to have
Dr. Harry Johnson in the near future.
The veterans are planning to have
a dance and some out-door activities
for the college. They would like to
conduct n chapel program. Also, they
would like to have the college book
store enlarged and opened more often.
In addition to President Matthews,
other officers for the first semester
were: Gray Fulk, first vice-president,
Fred "Frisco" Bray, second vice-presi
dent, and Peggy Goode, secretary
SCA Knitting Drive To Start
The wool from the American Friends
Service Committee has arrived. Shirley
Williams, chairman of the social ser
vice committee of the Student Chris
tian Association, says that the wool
has been distributed to those students
who put In their orders. If nough
people are interested in obtaining extra
wook some more may be sent for.
The articles which will be made are
socks, scarfs, sweaters, and mittens.
This clothing will be shipped abroad
to the needy in war-stricken lands.
Each year the SCA sponsors a knit
ting drive for the AFSC.
Come On Up And See Me;
I'll Visit You Next Week
By SNAKI KNIGHT
He waked up early, did this little
freshman in Cox. "Rise and shine,
Roomie!" he shouted, leaping down
from the top bunk to the floor.
"Eeeoweruh," said Roomie.
"Come on, come on, get up," urged
Freshie, gently pulling off the cover so
that the arctic breeze from the open
window could refresh the stale air in
"Eeeoweruh, lee' me unlone—" groan
ed Roomie peevishly.
"Oh, you idot! Today's open house at
Mary Hobbs, and" zoom
It teas 2:51). Doris had been holding
back the panting multitude for 13 min
utes. Only one minute to go. Slw did
it! Then Jernigan sped down the hall
to conduct his tour —alone!
Freshie and Roomie crossed the old
Mason-Dixon line uncertainly. From
either hall, beaming smiles beckoned.
Lissome forms leaned against the door
ways. With a mind strictly for busi
ness, they inspected first floor thor
oughly—no dust under beds, no dirt
Have a Heart!
Aw, have a heart! Come to the
Valentine Dance sponsored by the
Social Committee in Founders,
February 16 at 8:00.
President of (o-op
Runkle, Ekeroth, Johns,
Van Leer, Oliver, and Lewis
Are Other New Officers
The campus co-op which has every
thing to sell from bobby pins to choco
ate milk recently elected new officers for
the second semester. On Tuesday, Jan
uary 2!), the shareholders elected the
following people: Dorrie Loesges, presi
dent ; Ben Runkle, vice president;
Alice Ekeroth, secretary. The members
of the Hoard include Jeanne Van Xieer.
Janney Johns, Lucille Oliver, and Sara
The new president, Dorrie Loesses
has been very active in the co-op ever
since its establishment fn September
I!M4. Ren ltunkle, vice president at
tended Guilford a few years ago and
now is returned to take an active part
in extra-curricular activities such as
the co-op. Alice Ekeroth, secretary, an
economics major, was initial in form
ing the co-op on the campus.
The officers for the first semester
were: Sara Lewis, president; Shirley
Willlnnis, vice president: and Dorrie
The co-op is open for business every
afternoon from 4:00 till 5:00 evcept.
Sundays and from 9:40 till 10:00 ex
cept Saturday. It is open from 9:00
till 10:00 on Saturday evenings.
Membership in the co-op is open to
all students and faculty. Shares are
SI.OO each and regardless of the num
ber of shares held, the holder gets one
Goode Wedded To Bishop
Margaret Elizabeth Goode wag mar
ried to Cpl. Frederick William Bishop
at the Avondale Methodist Church in
Avondale, N. C., February 2 at 5:00,
with the Reverend Samuel Moss of
ficiating. Mrs. Bishop plans to con
tinue her studies at Guilford, while
her husband, soon to receive his dis
charge, plans to reenlist in the Army.
over doors, no lint in the corners. They
saw the kitchen, the dinning room, and
the basement. They looked at the
lurches, the coal bin and the garbage
cans. Then they went upstairs. Here
the going was slower. There were more
rooms, more lissome forms, and more
smiles. They went from room to room,
but everywhere they went, Jernigan
was there before them. They met Spie
gal with his notebook; they saw Dr.
Ott, closely followed by Hayes and Bin
ford, making the most of this God-given
making the most of this God-given
opportunity to see how Mary Hobbs
Mary Hobbs girls welcomed everyone
that came, smiled sweetly, and stood
with their backs to the closet doors.
After some punch and Chopin by
Hartley, Roomie and Preshie toiled up
the back steps to third door. They saw
the suites. They admired South Suite's
beautiful bedspreads and rugs; they
liked the calenders in North Suite;
the view in Berlene's and Irene's room
(Continued mi Pane Three J
GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C„ FEBRUARY 9, 1946
Young Friends Plan
For Annual Conference
Anscombe To Speak; Lena
Mae Adams Is Chairman
Of Steering Committee
The third annual Young Friends
Conference will be held at Guilford
on March 0 and 10. All young Friends
of college age and the juniors and
seniors in high schools, who are
Friends, are invited.
The steering committee of the Guil
ford College Young Friends Organiza
tion is under the chairmanship of
I-ena Mae Adams. This committee is
making plans for the conference. Fran
cis C. Anscombe of the department of
history of Salem College, Winston-
Snlem will speak on "The Ideological
Roots of Quaker Conviction." Other
speakers have been invited, but their
attendance is not definite.
Other committees at work are:
Laura Mae Kirkman and Mary Lee
Macon, publicity; Jane Pringle and
Edgar Norton, hospitality; Bertie
Itoliertson and Howard Coble, regis
tration ; Beatrice Carmien and Sara
Barnes, literature: Floyd and Lucretia
Moore, Laura Mae Kirkman, recrea
Other members of these committees
will lie announced later. All Friends
on the campus will be expected to
help make the conference a success.
Mary Hobbs Hall Alive
With Various Activities
The girls of Mary Hobbs Hall wish
to formally welcome their new house
mother, Mrs. Rertlia Stevens Ginn,
affectionately called "Mom," who ar
rived at Guilford College two weeks
ago. During the absence of a house
mother, Doris Coble, house president
of Mary Hobbs, had assumed her
Several changes and improvements
have taken place in the dormitory.
The girls' student parlor has been
converted Into a dating parlor, and a
small room just off the dining hall has
been painted and attractively furnished
by some of the girls into a senior par
lor. Also a freezer locker has been
added to the kitchen of Mary Hobbs.
On Saturday night, Feb. 2, Mary
Hobbs gave a welcoming party for
the student body to help new students
get acquainted. A dance was given in
the dining room, games were played
in the parlors, and there was group
singing around the piano.
Perkins Appointed N. C.
Young Friends Secretary
Dr. A. I. Newlin has announced that
the Young Friends Board of the North
Carolina Yearly Meeting has appointed
Theodore F. Perkins of Goldsboro as
Young Friends secretary.
North Carolina yearly meeting is the
first yearly meeting to have a person
filling such n position.
I'erkins has been elinirinnn of the
Young Friends Board which plans and
promotes youth activities in the body
of Quakers and he is a recent gradu
ate of Duke Divinity School and
minister of Spring Friends meeting.
He has wide experience in young
people's activities and in this full-time
capacity will help to develop the edu
cational and religious activities of
young Quakers in North Carolina.
At present he is at Guilford College
helping the Young Friends Board and
students of Guilford make plans for
the Young Friends Conference to be
held on campus in March.
CLYDE A. MILNER
Freshmen To Give
Dance Tonight at 7:30
Janney Johns Announces
Plans Including A Floor
Show and Chorus Singing
The Freshmen Class will sponsor n
dance and floor show for the entire
student body which will be held in the
college gym at 7:30 tonight. Janney
Johns, social chairman of the class has
announced: the plans for the occasion.
The freshmen intend to use all of
their available talent for the floor show.
There wil be an exhibition square
dance by Julie White, Jim Williams,
Janney Johns, Clinton Talley, Inge
Ixmgerich, Edgar Norton, Eldora
Haworth, and David Hadley. Other
numi>ers Include a Russian dance, a
barber shop quartet, and a chorus of
girls. Kemp Foster, class president, is
to act as master of ceremonies.
The committees and their respective
chairmen follow: decorating, Julie
White; program, Rldora Haworth,
publicity, Inge Ixmgerich, and refresh
ments, Hettina Huston.
The admission fee is twenty cents
Nancy Miller Is Chosen
Queen In Campus Polls
In the May Queen elections which
were held on Jan. 19, Nancy Miller
was chosen queen. Martha McLellan,
runner-up will be mald-of-honor. The
other members of the court are: Frances
Siler, Grace Siler, Iris Bevllle, Peggy
Taylor, Linda Pell, and Mary Rritton.
Returning Vets Swell
Enrollment of College
By PEGGY BISHOP
Released service men have come to
Guilford this year in three different
waves. The first one was at the begin
ning of school. These 16 veterans with
the one girl veteran on campus, form
ed a club which has already sponsored
a dance and is planning other social
Then before Christmas, 14 others
arrived, among them Brooks Hansard,
George Clodfelter, Hugh Joyce, Beti
Hunkle, Irie Leonard, Carlson Mitchell,
Harold Atwood, Robert Bordon, and
These veterans have traveled widely
and seen much in helping to win the
war. For example, Brooks Hansard,
in tile Air Corps, was shifted from
plane to plane and learned to operate
all types of planes in all types of
weather conditions. He was a Flight
o a a a
fffna o ooaao WJ
Milner Slates Plans
Of Friends Post-War
Meeting On Education
Conference Held By Five
Years Meeting, Association
Of Friends Colleges
President Clyde A. Milner has an
nounced that, the first general post
war conference on education and possl
bly the most significant of its type
is the history of the American Society
of Friends, will be held in Richmond,
Intl., next October 17-20. The purpose
of the conference will be for repre
sentatives of Quaker education to
think through together what responsi
bilities and spedal opportunities
Friends' schools and colleges have in
the present world situation.
Attending the conference will be
three delegates, the principal, a faculty
representative, and a board representa
tive from each elementary school, pre
paraory school, and college in the
United States sponsored by the Society
of Friends. In preparatory for the con
ference brief analysis of the distinctive
features and functions of Quaker edu
cation will be preimred by Dorothy L.
Gilbert. It is IIOIMHI that this brochure
will serve to stimulate the formation
of ideas and opinions for discussions at
"The tentative pluns for the confer
ence in Richmond," l)r. Mil nor explain
ed, "emphasize the forming of interest
groups at which the results of the
studies from the various campuses will
he shared, it is then hoi>ed n more
complete formulation of objectives of
Quaker education will evolve which
can be put into printed form."
The educational conference will be
sponsored by the board of education of
the Five Years Meeting of Friends as
well as by the Association of Friends
colleges, both of which organizations
are served by Dr. Milner as chairman.
The dual sponsorship will enable edu
cators from all bodies of Friends in
America to consider mutually their
common interests and problems.
Among the members of the program
committee for the conference, of which
Dr. Milner is also chairman, are
Thomas E. Jones ,of Fiske University,
President John Nason of Swarthmore
College, Erroll T. Elliot, editor of The
American Friend, Arthur McKell, dean
of William Penn College, Wilbur Braf
ton, principal of Harnesvllle Friends
School, and Kichard McFelley, head
master of Friends Central School.
Officer and was In service for two and
a half years. He Is a freshman here
and is a math major.
George Clodfelter, another who never
left the States, was a Pfc. and was in
the service for 18 months. In the In
fantry, he was a machine gunner in
the weapons platoon of his battalion.
He is a freshman and is majoring in
Hugh Joyce, also of the Air Corps,
was in the service for three and a
half years, two and a half of which
were spent overseas. He was in New
Guinea, the Philippines, and Okinawa.
He served in the ground crew of Photo
Intelligence. He, also, is a freshman,
and is majoring in pre-law.
At the beginning of the second se
mester, the third and by far the larg
est wave of new men came in. This
group, made up of Gl's from Guilford
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