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F INAL ROLIC boip® D Volume XIV, Number 7 THE NEWSPAPER OF THBTUDENT ASSOCIATION T o-Nighf ake Your Girl Goldsboro, N. May 9, 1941 Fifty Cents Per Year YOUR CHOICE Edgertn, Holt, Blalock nominated Presidents; First Sfring Class Elections to be Held May 21 Bob Kemp Gets Decided Majority In Association s Presidential Race Helpful Scholarships Offered By Colleg es on thf> bvllptirt, in the office ai’e several pamphlets concerning scholarship awards. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, offers to senior boys ten $1600 scholarships covering four full years’ tuition in the colleges of art, science, business administra tion, and engineering. The Universities of North Caro lina and of Southern California of fer recommendary scholarships of $500 annually and of $280 to $300, respectively. To be recommended, the two boys have to rank in top tenth of their classes, and UNC re quires that the nominee be native born. Competitive scholarships for girls are being offered by Brenau College, Gainesville, Georgia; Mary Baldwin College, Staunton, Virginia; and Bryn-Mawr College, Bryn-M a w r, Pennsylvania. Brenau scholarship awards $250 yearly for any course desired, Mary Baldwin $100 or $250 yearly, and Bryn-Mawr $500 yearly. Greensboro College, and Brenau offer honor scholarships of $70 and $150, respectively, to honor grad uates recommended by the princi pal. Details of these scholarships can be found in the office. 5 Senior Girls Taste Teachers’ Life Early With the prospect of a hard, tiring day with noisy kids, five senior girls, Hope Pate, Letha Carter, Eve lyn Ginn, Ida Belle Benton, and Susan Mooring, began their first teaching experiences. To the con trary they found that the first and third grade students at Walnut Street School were not so bad after all. At least, not bad on April 17. The five young teachers became quite popular during their teaching, as several students fought to see who would sit by them in the read- (Continued on page 4) Following a week of quiet but ef fective campaigning. Bob Kemp was elected president of the Student As sociation for the year 1941-42 by a large majority on April 30. — uiner olucers elected to serve with him are: Martha Blue Purser, vice president; Hilda Liles, record ing secretary; Jean Branch, corre sponding secretary (automatically elected as no one ran against her); and Tom Shaver, treasurer. As Tom lacked one vote of having a simple majority, a second balloting was necessary May 5 for treasurer. Election results were; for presi dent; Bob Kemp, 351; Effie Ruth Maxwell, 90; vice president: Martha Blue Purser, 284; James Crow, 150; recording secretary: Hilda Liles, 250; Hilda Bell, 185; treasurer: Tom Shaver, 218; J. D. Pike, 173; and Dick Borden, 45. A revote was taken May 5 for treasurer between Tom Shaver, who received 185 votes and J. D., who received 114 votes. On April 29 unusual campaign speeches were given, being down to earth with no high and mighty plat- (Continued on page 6) Art Day To Featu re Assembly and Exhibit Today is Art Day. The Beehive Art Club, in coopera tion with the art department, will present two short plays and a quiz in assembly today, following which an exhibit representative of the year’s work will be open to visitors in the art room. Students taking part in the first play, “The Unknown Artist,” a short true story, are: Russell Nickens, El ton Mitchell, James West, Claud Rutledge, Frank Kannan, and Ed ward Joyner. Those in the second play, “Magic Gold,” an original play, are: Hilda Liles, Catherine Page, Frank Kan nan, Vann Lancaster, Pat Stanley, and Elizabeth Pinckney. Carl Wilson will be Professor (Continued on page 6) Junior-Snior To Be Aay 13 The Junior Cla will entertain the Seniors with t,' annual Junior- Senior Reception it the William Street GymnasiumFriday, May 16, from 8:00 ’til 12:0(p. m. Junior Preside', Fanny Lou Parker, has appoired various com mittees that are bi;y making plans for the occasion. T^nny stated that those students noion the commit tees would have>,he privilege to work with them if:hey desired. Committee memers and their ad visers are: Progi'm: Lois Smith, Bob Kemp, Hannh Shrago, Dick Borden, Agnes Hamv, Jane Parks, Betsy Cade, Betty*Vard, with Miss Sara Falkener and liss Janie Ipock, advisers. Refreshments: urraine Baddour, Elaine Brown, Geialdine Edmund- son. Hazel Brady, Juanita Jones, Thelma Nichols, Lona Keen, Jewel Keen, with Miss Mabel Hamer and Miss Blandina Ezzdl, advisers. Cloak Room: Qiarles O’Steen, Mary Louise Wells, Bob Powell, and Miss Ipock, adviser Invitation: Hildi. Bell, Carolyn Hollingsworth, Eff:‘e Ruth Maxwell, Helen Denning, Doris Goodson, Mary Emma Roui'e, Ruth Minton, Margaret Handle^’ Helen Bissette, The Decorating committee, ad vised by Miss Martha Glazener is divided into five separate commit tees. Overhead: Margaret Scott and Charles Nash; tables: Edwina Jin- nette; walls: Eleanor Jones; con struction: David Simmons, Lyndon Hart; and utility: Arthur Culbert son, George Denmark. Band Wins 35 Dollars In Festival Contest A first place with its award of $35, was brought back from the Rockfish Festival in Weldon by the GHS band on April 28. Five other bands, one of which has taken many first places and is well known throughout the state, competed. Second place was taken by the GHS band at Washington during the Tulip Festival on April 18, where it was in competition with twelve other bands for the cash awards of forty dollars, first prize. The band has given a concert at New Hope for the students and the faculty. CALENDAR May 9—Last SA Social May 16—^Junior-Senior May 27—Class Day Exercises May 27—Senior Picnic May 30—Last Issue of Hi News June 1—Baccalaureate Sermon June 4—Commencement. Class Day Farce Under Rehearsal A Class Day skit, a senior picnic, being the guests of the Paramount Theatre in the evening, where four seniors will be the “experts” on the Quiz Court will all be packed into one day, May 27, for 173 light-heart- ed seniors. “One Last Fling,” a humorous skit written by Lillian Jenkins, his torian; Earl Layton, prophet; and Bertha Shaver, testator will be pre sented by the graduating class for the Class Day program, which will take place on the morning of May 27. The skit will be enacted in one scene which takes place aboard a pirate ship, where the seniors have gathered for one more get-to-gether before they graduate. In the midst of their frolic they are surprised by the F,”‘eshmen, who rort them com pletely. Immediately following the pro gram the Seniors will be given a half holiday, in order that they may have their picnic. On the same night the seniors will be guests of the Paramount Theatre for a free movie. Kirb}^ Hart, Edwin Lee, Walter Hicks, and David Andrews have been selected to represent the sen iors on the Quiz Court, which is broadcast every Tuesday night from the theatre, and which will take place that night. The Seniors that will take part in the skit are: Sally Sanborn, Hilda Longest, Mary Louise Thomson, Betsy ModJin, Peggy Ballard, Vir ginia Weatherly, Marie Belk, Eliza beth Royall, Ann Edgerton, Shirley Lancaster, Tommy Bland, Charlie Weathers, Andrew Smith, Buddy Crone, Buddy Boykin, Helen Woot en, Kirby Hart, David Hinson, Hope Pate, Bobbie Helms, Jean Denmark, Jean Startt, Lessie Mallard, Doris Harris, Willie Rogers, Tom Damer- on, Virginia Stith, John Roberts, Johij Holmes, Betty Michaux, Thom as Thigpen, Billy Charlton, Jane (Continued on page 4) Present Major Officers and Advisers Served as Nominating Committee; Students May Be Petitioned All Next Week. For the first time in the history of GHS, elections for class officers are being held in the spring, May 21 having been set as Class Election Day by the Board of Elections. The following nominations for each class have been handed to Ed win Lee, chairman of the Board, for special release: Rising Seniors: President, Ger trude Edgerton; vice president, Lois Smith; secretary, Lizzie Mae Adams; treasurer, Frank Broadhurst; cheer leaders, Linwood Harrell and Mar garet Jean Thornton. Rising Juniors: President, Mar garet Holt; vice president, Conway Rose; secretary, Grace Ennis; treas urer, “Skinny” Ellis; cheerleaders, Bill Sutton and Vann Lancaster. Rising Sophomores: President, Hilda Blalock; vice president, Ha Mae West; secretary. Pearl Privette; treasurer, A. W. Griffin; cheerlead ers, Bruce Parrish and Theresa Kan nan. Petition Next Week Next week from Monday through Friday students may be petitioned for class offices. The SA registration books will be used again. However, a special day will be set aside for t,' T-n;Tio+ for SA elections. Campaign speeches will be on May 20 and students will go to the polls May 21. Class nominations were made by class nominating committees com posed of the four major officers and their advisers and asked to serve by the Board of Elections. New Plan Class elections in the spring come as a result of a plan worked out by Council and the SA earlier in this school year. The question first orig inated in the Council. Elsie Savage was appointed chairman of a com mittee to investigate the possibili ties. Following her report, the SA officers, the Board of Elections, and the committee worked together and decided in favor of spring elections. The third step was the approval of the three classes concerned. The final step is now in progress, the Board of Elections having accepted the responsibility of working out de tails of the election. The Board of Elections is com posed of Edwin Lee, chairman; Jane Broadhurst, Ruth Weil, Frank Rob erts, and Paul Duckworth, with Miss Ida Gordner, adviser. DOWN THE HALLS GLANCES AND COMMENTS A profit of $38.01 was made from the Senior Barn Dance, sponsored by the Senior Class April 25 to raise money to go toward the Seniors’ gift to the school. A total of $28.75 was collected at the three showings of the movie, “Mad About Music,” starring De anna Durbin, which was sponsored May 2 by the SA Movie Committee in the GHS auditorium, and April 30 and May 1 in William Street School. The newly adopted school flag is in its final stage of completion as the white felt letters are now being sewed on the royal blue wool back ground. Miss Mary Ann Gatch’s second year Latin class plans to take a trip to Duke University and Wake For est College May 10 to see the various Latin department displays, mu seums, and other things of interest. Mrs. McManus’s fourth period home nursing girls have redecorated Miss Helen Player’s homeroom as a classroom project. New curtains have been hung and the sewing machines reconditioned by the girls. Tuesday, Senior exa^ns begin and continue for two weeks. A week after Senior exams begin, under graduates will start theirs. All fol low the regular procedure, with first period exams first day, second period exams second day, et cetera. Each period has two exams. “Final Frolic” is the title the lyric Social Committee has provided for tonight’s social, the last of this year. Twenty-one library books were lost during March and April. If any books are found, Miss Cora Fuller Collier, librarian, requests they be returned to the library or be given to the homeroom library representative.