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Dialette. volume (None) 1937-1968, December 01, 1937, Image 1

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The Dialette MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, N. C. c:jii:iv..l in iiont.i:i.t "Gone one ridiCLilousl/ lo you nay vaitness come all J For the price of tv:o ccnt$ tho most s\ipcrb, the most yiyantic, to say nothing of colossal and stupendous produc tion >';vc.r pr.'s.nited in hontreat'J Right this uay for your popcorn, peanuts 1 Hamburgers, Icecream, five cents, a nachel I Right this way for the big show of the eve ning.'" These v;crc t'-ie crios of barker Hiblock who called in the fun-lotlng spectators from far and near to celebrate Carnival Night. This gala festival was pre sented unc’or the auspices of the ' ;.thlotic Association on 3at\xrdayi night, December 11, in tho college gymnasium. The. g^/n. was converted into a carnival sceno v/ith Icc- .cream, hambe;rgor, and .various other booths on all sides, side sho\7S in v.hich you received your photograph, •fortune, or v/hat-havo vou, and rides :alorc.' INdrogoh in filled the air, wNAlc the midst of thvo crowd v;as a merry go round whirling ''.round '.nd at full speed. i:crr;^m'iakers rode in all types and descriptions of strange vehicles from Sho\.'man Ilill^ own original *.ddis .Noaba chair on up and dov'n to tho River Styx. The C-rnival band kept bhe festivo crowd on their toes with tho music of school songs and hit tunes. Costumed figures darted to .and fro amid the shouts of laug ter and cries of tho motley crov/dsj Prcmptl'r at 8:30 a hush fell over the crowd, and lights \7ore extinguished. Out of the darkness sounded the chimes of a clock striking the hour of midnight.’.then the lights flashed on the audiaicc CnRlCTh.S.SNRVICNS CONDNC'TND 3b~ND .Y The regular Christmas Sunday Services v:cro held in Gaither Hall Chapel on December 12. On Sunday morning, after the processional, the choir rendered several anthems among which was tho lovely song of Nrs. Crosby Adams, "Tho Star". Dr. Caldwell imparted to the audi-.nce a v.'ondorfuliy im.prossivc sermon, using as his subject,* "The Real Spirit of Christmas". Daring our holidays let us remember the real spirit, •of Christmas as ho gave it to us, Sund.ay nigjat the Toman's Aux iliary and the Y.P.C. under NTss Heyt's direction presented a beau tiful pageant entitled, "As 'Tith Gladness lien of Old." In this pageant two readers told of tho birth of the Christ Child and as a. chorus sang Christmas carols, tho Ilothcr of Jesus \;as shev/n sitting by the manger of the Holy Cabo as the three Kings of the Orient pre sented unto him their gifts of also c popular rankinconso and I^yrrh. Others mL. to pros nt gifts and to worship Christ, the Nqw Born King, ,.s a concluding part of tho pageant, Dr. Caldwell lighted the "Christ Candle" from v.diich tho rep resent-'tivos of tho -iuxlli-'.ry and Y.P,C. officers lighted their can dles and r ,main._,d in silent rev- r'oncc \,intil the recessional was completed. A s the congregation '■loft the chapel they coaild hoar the chorus singing carols,"Peace on earth, good will to man." sa\7 on an scene of toys seated s t": 0 im.pro vised . tov shon T.'ith'v the rious nd standing. . After a moment, t.'o jades climbed stc'l- thily out of their boxes a?.id colc- Seo-'Pft^o-4’ The staff of the DI.XLKTTE takes this opportunity to wish the stu dent body and faculty of N.cntr.;at College a very merry Christmas and a New Year full of joy and happiness,

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