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May Day Festivities Scheduled
Annual May Dance
Starts At 8:00 P. M.
"The History of the Old North
State," the theme of the 1959 May
Day festivities, will be carried out
into the annual spring May Dance
which will be held Saturday night,
May 2. It will take place in the
gymnasium and will begin at 8:00
and last until 11:30. Music for
"dancing and good listening" will
be furnished by Johnny Shields
and his Mellotones.
Since this will be a flower and
a semi-formal dance, the boys are
requested to wear either tuxedos
or suits. Tickets are $1.25 per
couple, and they may be pur
chased from any member of the
Women's Athletic Association.
Claudette Belton, the reigning
1959 May Queen, and her escort,
Joe Weston, will be presented with
her court and their escorts during
the course of the evening.
Mrs. Milner Will
Speak On "Giotto"
In Lecture Tonight
Mrs. Ernestine C. Milner, psy
chology professor here at Guilford,
will speak in the Friday evening
lecture at the College Union to
night. The program is scheduled
for 8:15 p.m. Her subject will be
"Giotto." Slides will possibly be
shown, and some of the artist's
pictures may be displayed.
According to legend, Giotto was
a child genius, and he stands at
the crossroads as a crucial figure
in the development of art because
he followed the direction of St.
Francis of Assisi in naturalism.
Mrs. Milner will present Giotto
with his pictures as a main in
terpreter of St. Francis. This lec
ture will go along with the last
Friday evening lecture, the 17th,
which was presented by Dr. Clyde
A. Milner on "St. Francis of As
One special point which will be
brought out during he lecture con
cerns the Arena Church of Padua,
at Assisi. It has been said that
when you stand in this church,
"you feel as if you were standing
in the heart of an opal."
SAB Officers Are
Chosen: Chase Is
The Student Affairs Board had
a joint meeting of the new and
the old members two weeks ago,
and the officers for the coming year
were chosen. Charlie Chase was
named president. Charlie is a ris
ing senior, and has been in the
choir, on the honor board, and was
president of his junior class. He is
the president of the choir for the
coming year, also.
Lester Parker is the vice-presi
dent. He has been on the football
team for three years, and is presi
dent of the Men's Athletic As
sociation for next year. Barbara
Lineberger, who has been the
vice-president for the International
Relations Club, and president of
the Baptist Student organization,
is the secretary. Barbara is the
president of the Student Christian
Association for the coming year,
Published by the Students of the South's Only Quaker College
Claudette Belton, 1959 May Queen, watches
preparations being made for May Day.
A Cappella Choir Presents
The Guilford College Commu
nity A Cappella Choir, in com
memoration of the 200th anniver
sary of Handel's death, will present
excerpts from part two and part
three of the "Messiah," April 26th,
at 4:30 p.m. The presentation will
be in the New Garden Meeting
House, Guilford College.
Handel's most successful and
best known oratorio is given an
Marine Corps To
Visit Campus May 6
Major Charles B. Redman, Ma
rine Corps Officer Selection Officer
for the Carolinas, announced to
day that he would visit Guilford
College on Wednesday, May 6th,
1959. While at Guilford, he plans
to interview those students inter
ested in obtaining a Marine Corps
Commission. At present, vacancies
exist for both ground and pilot
Major Redman stated that sev
eral excellent programs are offered
by the Marines. The Platoon
Leaders Class program is available
for freshmen, sophomores, and
juniors, while seniors may partici
pate in the Aviation Officer Candi
date Course or the Officer Can
didate Course. Marine Officer
Training is arranged so as not to
interfere with college work and
all students will be required to
receive their degree before being
assigned to active duty.
While at Guilford, Major Red
man and the members of his team
will be located in the College
Union from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00
p.m. All interested students may
contact him there. This will be
his last visit during the current
This Sunday, the members of
the Baptist Student Union have
been invited to go in pairs to
private homes of local church
members to eat dinner.
and also, the BSU president again.
Caroline Primm, a rising junior,
will be the Assistant Secretary.
Caroline is the vice-president of
the WAA for the coming year.
GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., APRIL 24, 1959
nually at Christmas by the Guil
ford College Community Chorus,
but this is the first year in five
years that the Messiah has been
presented by the Chorus in the
Carl Baumbach will direct, with
Robert Winsor acting as pianist,
and Carroll Feagins as organist,
accompanying. The leading parts
will be sung by Grace Kilkelly,
Mary Mclver, Jerry Smyre, and
The program includes twenty
songs, and the chorus will sing
the following: "Behold the Lamb
of God," "Surely He Hath Bourne
Our Grief," "And with His Stripes
We Are Healed," "Lift Up Your
Heads," "Their Song is Gone Out,"'
"Hallelujah," "Since By Man Came
Death," and "Worthy is the Lamb
That Was Slain."
NEWS BRIEFS . . .
The German Club will put a
little spring flavor into the air
when they hold a picnic next Tues
day, the 28th. It will be at Dr.
and Mrs. Feagins' house. The club
will elect officers for the coming
year of 1959-1960. They meet on
Tuesday night regularly through
out the school year.
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Each of the girl's dorms are
having as their guests a few girl
day students to spend the night
the Friday night before May Day.
They are to be the guests of the
girls in the dorm, and will be able
to see Boys' May Day in this wav.
The Quaker has chosen its staff
for the coming year. Gaye Burton,
the Editor announced them as
follows: Assistant Editor, Geri
Waldrop; Business Manager, Doug
Kerr; Feature Editor, Kay Burton;
Administration Editor, Lynn War
ren; Sports Editor, Sidney Hart;
Photographer, Dwight Thomas;
Activities, Sue Drake; Class Edi
tor, Judy Stancil; and Typists, Ann
Shelton and Frazier Smith.
The Guilford Baptist Church is
sponsoring an adoption day pro
gram April 26. The Baptist stu
dents of Guilford College will be
"Adopted" for the day. Each
student's adopted family will take
him to Sunday School and Worship
and then home for dinner. Each
family is adopting two students.
Boy's, Girl's May Day; Crowning
Of Queen Set For
The traditional May Day cele
bration that goes back in the
history of the college more than
twenty years, will be presented
next Saturday, May 2. It consists
of Boy's May Day, Girl's May
Day, and the presentation of the
1959 May Court, and the crowning
of the Queen.
The first event of the day is
Boy's May Day, which begins
somewhere between five and six
in the morning. No definite plans
have been disclosed as to what will
happen, but a great deal of noise
and amusement is guaranteed.
A slightly more sedate time fol
lows at four that afternoon, when
Girl's May Day is held on front
campus. The women's athletic As
sociation is in charge of this pro
gram. The theme for this year is,
"The History of North Carolina."
Each physical education class will
present a dance tying in with the
theme that has been worked out
beforehand. Before the dances, the
May Court and Queen will walk
down the path and onto the grass.
The style and color of the dresses
that the Court will wear will be
kept a secret until that day. The
flower girls will be Glaudin Holder
and Sandy Bergman, and the crown
bearer will be Jeffery Schoellkoph.
The queen, Claudette Belton, will
be crowned. Her escort will be Joe
Weston, also of Winston-Salem.
Her maid of honor is Janet An
drews, of Goldsboro, and will be
escorted by Warren Nichols of
White Plains. The court consists
The business office recently an
nounced a hundred-dollar increase
in the tuition for the 1959-1960
school year. This increase is in
tended to contribute to the,better
ment of the Guilford College
faculty and facilities.
This improvement will help in
troduce the Phi Beta Kappa chap
ter and will make the college more
appealing to other such organiza
tions which might come to this
campus. These organizations would
be beneficial to the student and
the college alike.
Seventy-five dollars of the raise
in funds will go to educational ex
penses. This is intended to increase
faculty compensations and fringe
benefits. This raise in pay will be
able to entice more and better
qualified professors to come to
Guilford. In this way, there is
hoped that the total education
status can be improved.
A part of the funds will be used
to enlarge the program of tutors.
These faculty assistants will be
chosen from the outstanding juniors
Educational equipment, particu
larly visual and auditory aids, will
be purchased with part of the extra
funds. The fee was raised as a re
flection of the constantly increas
ing operational costs and also in
order to increase the library bud
Twenty-five dollars of the total
increase is divided between the
dormitory department and other
Child Psych Class
of: Gertrude Murrow of Pleasant
Garden, escorted by David Sillman
also of Pleasant Garden; Becke
Blackwell, of High Point, escorted
by Lee Andrews of Trinity; Louise
Beasley of Mount Airy, escorted
by Harold James of Virginia Beach,
Virginia; Pat Estes, also of Mount
Airy, escorted by Groome Fulton
of High Point; Jo Ann Hundley
of Francisco, escorted by Lester
Parker of Murfeesboro; Mary Ruth
Shropshire of Ridgeway, Virginia,
escorted by Dave Hardin of Lans
down, Pennsylvania; Janet Smaith
of Lexington, escorted by Christo
pher Johnston, VI, of Durham; and
Coreen Case, of Charlotte, es
corted by Woody Finley of Mexico.
The celebration of May Day
goes back in history hundreds of
years and is found in many differ
ent cultures. It can be found in
ancient Rome and in medieval and
Tutor England. There it was con
sidered a public holiday when
people went into the woods and
gathered branches and flowers.
They carried them in a procession
of which was the May Pole decor
ated with ribbons and flowers.
The May Day dances this year
will be as follows: The Maypole
Dance, the Scottish Dance, the
Honky Tonk, the Pirate's Dance,
the Industries' Dance, the Jitter
bug, the Indian Dance, the Square
Dance, the Charleston, the Minuet,
and the English Dance.
The girl's May Day program is
sponsored by the Women's Athletic
Association. President Kaye Burton
is in charge, with Mary Ellen White
being the chairman of the program.
Helping Mary Ellen, is her assist
ant, Gaye Burton, Narrator Larry
Holland, and Technical Assistant,
Choregraphy will be done by
Bobbie Wilson, Carolyn Phipps,
Sara Lou Phillips, Helen Brown,
Linda Newlin, Julie Trimble, Geor
gia Childress, Barbara Lineberger,
Cathy Coble, Sara Jane Robertson,
Judy Myers, Pat Baughan, Linda
Goble, Norma Jean McMillian, and
Costuming will be done by Gail
Olt, Anne Dean Stratton, Millie
Marshall, Jane Coltrane, Ann Shel
ton, Anne Carmicheal, Betty Lou
McFarland, Lee Stoddard, Nora
Hamrick, Robin Holland, and Tn
The program cover designer is
Duke Mock Trials
Set For Next Week
Have you ever participated in a
mock trial? About twenty Guilford
students plan to attend the mock
trials at Duke University May 4
and 5. Those who attend are on
the jury and perform the same
duty as a real jury.
These cases are under the direc
tion of Dr. J. S. Bradway. He and
other professors make up the cases
which are only civil cases.
If you are interested in attending
these trials, please contact Dr.
Newlin or Dr. Burrows.