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'The Scarecrow' Begins Run
Here At 8 p. m. Tomorrow
Curtains rise at 8 p.m. tomorrow
on the Reveler's Club's first pro
duction of "The Scarecrow," a
four-act melodrama. Admission is
free to all Guilford students. For
adults it is SI.OO and .for outside
students, it is $.50.
Period costumes of the 18th cen
tury will be one of the highlights
of the play. Unusual staging and
lighting will heighten the suspense
as scarecrows come to life at the
commands of the witch.
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A husband and wife team: Charles and Anise Lester put the finishing touches
on the main character: the Scarecrow.
Shotgun Raiders, Riverboat Pilots
Thousands of college students
are wanted this summer—at $75.00
to SIOO.OO per week—to fill glam
orous and interesting jobs.
This break for students who need
vacation employment comes from
an unexpected source. Big family
style amusement parks, the nation's
newest extravaganzas, are paying
college students bonus wages.
Freedomland in the East and
Disneyland in the West head a
growing list of parks which employ
thousands of students each sum
The employment peak begins in
June and continues until Labor
Day. And the jobs are located in
prime vacation spots: New York,
southern California, Texas, Massa
chusetts, Ohio. Others are opening
soon in Washington and Florida.
Students are free to work during
America's main vacation months,
exactly the season when the parks
need large staffs.
Including both the unusual and
the ordinary kinds, there is a fabu
lous variety of job openings.
There are jobs for hosts and host
esses to greet guests at the main
gates, answer questions and help
park visitors enjoy the various rides
and amusements. There are jobs in
guest relations and child relations
for persons able to set others at
ease. There are jobs for security
Published by the Students of the South's Only Quaker College
The second and last production
will be Saturday night at the same
Action will begin in the witch's
den where the witch and her con
frere, the devil incarnate, are
making a scarecrow. When the
witch seeks revenge the scarecrow
comes to life and the play moves
into high gear.
Evelyn Westphal, Stuart Len
nox, Jamie Mathews, John Huff
man and Michael Keyes will be
playing the lead roles.
officers, groundkeepers and cos
Special talents sought, but not
required, include: "Speilers" and
lecturers. Stagecoach drivers and
shotgun riders. Tugboat operators,
riverboat pilots, submarine opera
tors. "Indian" canoers. Harness
makers and horse shoers.
Many other kinds of jobs are
also available. Office workers are
in demand. Receiving and ship
ping clerks and warehousemen are
needed. Cash control people must
be found. Parking lot guides and
controllers are wanted.
But time is short! These jobs are
rapidly being filled for the coming
summer. Interested students must
Exclusive, inside information
about these jobs has been put into
a brochure that is packed with the
facts needed: -A list of available
jobs and their pay ranges; a list of
parks and employment managers;
application deadlines and dates of
hiring peaks; and answers to the
questions most frequently asked by
applicants. Plus—detailed instruc
tions about how to apply, when to
apply, where to apply, what to
stress, what not to say.
Rush SI.OO (to cover costs) to
"Student Jobs," Weston, McMur
ry Incorporated, 50 Broad 1 Street,
New York 4, N. Y.
GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., MARCH 9, 1961
Group Will Submit
Proposal to SAB
After a long series of planning
meetings the combined forces of
the Student Christian Association,
Hillel Society and Newman Club
have laid plans for an Interfaith
Council. This proposal will be pre
sented to the Student Affairs Board
for approval tonight.
According to Jimmy Childress,
the Council will be made up of
representatives from the SCA, the
five protestant groups on campus,
the Hillel Society and the Newman
Club. These representatives will
probably be the presidents of the
Until ' other arrangements are
made, funds for the Council will
be fed to it by the SCA.
The duties of the Council will
be to serve as a co-ordinating com
mittee for the religious organiza
tions on campus and to sponsor
activities which all groups will be
interested in, especially Religious
After Spring Elections the Coun
cil will meet to select a chairman
Continuation of these plans is
subject to the approval of the SAB
tonight and then of the adminis
FT A Plans Meeting
The FT A will hold its monthly
meeting Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the
College Union. Dr. House, Di
rector of Instruction of the Greens
boro City Schools, will be the
guest speaker. His topic will con
cern what the city of Greensboro
looks for in a new teacher.
After his talk he will conduct
mock interviews with two students,
Betty Lou McFarland and Bruce
Stewart, to illustrate how prospec
tive teachers are interviewed for
FT A To Send
To Annual NC
Three FTA members of Guilford
College will be official delegates to
the annual NCEA convention to be
held in Asheville March 24 and 25.
Lillian O'Briant and Charles
Wayne Stout, Guilford's "Mr. and
Miss FTA" of 1961 will represent
Guilford along with Margaret Ha
worth, the third delegate. Harold
M. Bailey, the chapter's advisor,
will accompany the group.
The Guilford delegation will at
tend meetings and conferences
with other FTA members from all
North Carolina colleges and uni
versities. Separate sessions will be
held for secondary school teachers.
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Delegates to the NCEA Convention to be held in Asheville March 24-25
will be Lillian O'Briant, Charles Wayne Stout and Margaret Haworth.
Week Before Vacation
By GARY BLANCHARD
Oratory, elections, hair-setting and Mambo music—in that order—
highlight the campus docket as Guilford swings into its final week of
classes before spring vacation begins at noon, March 18.
The Social Committee has peg
ged March 17 as the date for the
semi-formal Spring Frolic dance to
be held in the campus gym from
8 to 11 p.m.
Special permission from the ad
ministration has been given for the
event since it is being held on a
regular school night (Friday) with
classes being held until noon the
Chapel announcements will be
made when arrangements are com
pleted and the date concretely set.
In the planning stage are several
entertainment prospects for the
evening including a dancing ex
hibition by professional dancers
and a dancing contest with prizes
to be awarded the winners.
Costs of the dance, estimated at
SSOO, will be paid out of the Stu
dent Activity Fee. Admission will
be free to all students and their
The Spring Frolic semi-formal
will fill the gap left in Guilford's
social calendar by the postpone
ment several weeks ago of the Val
entine's dance due to scheduling
In charge of decorations is Fra
ser Smith. Co-chairmen of the
Social Committee are Jim Boles
and Lynn Hundley.
Anne Taylor and Betty Lou Mc-
Farland are in charge of refresh
ments. Other committee members
giving shape to the Frolic are
Tommy Bowers, Tommy Kemp,
Dwight Thomas, Charlie Little,
Frank Bailey, Judy Wells, Patty
Burgess and Jane Coletrane.
Faculty advisors to the Social
Committee are Miss Gwen Red
dick and Miss Kitty Upchurch.
The two groups will have a joint
meeting, however, on Friday night,
March 24, when the students se
lected as "Mr. and Miss FTA" from
all the represented colleges will
be presented to the entire group.
Lillian O'Briant, president of the
Guilford College chapter of the
FTA, expressed the feeling of the
delegation when she said, "We be
lieve that we will gain a great deal
from this conference in that we
will have a chance to meet some
of North Carolina's leading educa
tors with whom we will have deal
ings when we enter the actual
Fitting End Found
For Old Oak
I Campus politics moved into their
I final week today, with candidates
| for four offices scheduled to speak
in chapel Tuesday and Wednesday,
and ballot-casting to be done
Thursday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
in the Biology Lab of King Hall.
Students contending for the four
offices of Men's Student Govern
ment president, Women's Student
Government president, Guilfordian
editor, and Quaker editor will be
allowed 2-3 minutes apiece to state
their qualifications in chapel.
Candidates for all other offices
of organizations financed by Stu
dent Activity Fee funds under the
supervision of the Student Affairs
Board will make only unofficial
speeches to their classmates.
Successful candidates will take
office March 28 after Spring Vaca
SpcCiai absentee uailuis wm
issued to students upon the ap
proval of the Dean of Men or
Women. These ballots must be
turned in at the polls by 4 p.m.
Voting will be conducted under
the supervision of the SAB elec
tions committee which includes
Dr. E. G. Purdom, Judy Allen,
Alan Atwell and Jim Boles, chair
All members of the SAB will par
ticipate in the counting of ballots
immediately after the polls close.
Election results will be posted on
bulletin boards in the College
Union, Founders Hall, and Me
morial Hall as soon as they are
Should Apply Now
to Take SSCQT
Applications for the April 27,
1961 administration of the College
Qualification Test are now avail
able at Selective Service System
local boards throughout the coun
Eligible students who intend to
take this test should apply at once
to the nearest Selective Service
local board for an application and
a bulletin of information.
Following instructions in the bul
letin, the student should fill out his
application and mail it immediate
ly in the envelope provided to
Selective Service Examining Sec
tion, Educational Testing Service,
P. O. Box 586, Princeton, New
Jersey. Applications for the April
27 test must be postmarked no
later than midnight, April 6, 1961.
According to Educational Test
ing Service, which prepares and
administers the College Qualifica
tion Test for the Selective Service
System, it will be greatly to the
student's advantage to file his ap
plication at once. Test results will
be reported to the student's Selec
tive Service local board of juris
diction for use in considering his
deferment as a student.
With this issue of the GUIL
FORDIAN an old regieme ends
and a new one begins. The next
paper will be published by a
different staff. May we take this
space to say that the present
staff has enjoyed its work and
wishes the new editors a suc
cessful year.—M. H.