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„ 0 ebruary 9, 1945
The Belles of Saint Mary’s
Those long dreaded exams are
«j^er! Thank goodness ! But most
, „ us left for week-ends after our
I Bobby Jean, Mary Holmes, and
^gjjazette Callum went to Chapel Hill
yg((r}d had a grand time at the Bowery
y^yhll. They certainly played the
of Can-Can girls. . . .- Most of
le other seniors w^nt home, in fact
^Qjjj-ost of us did, and they all really
j^jjioked up some excitement. . . Bar-
I -g |e saw her “onliest one”; he just
g ^’(^valked in” from Hew York—she
) even know he was coming
^ . Ruth Hayes thinks she’s in love,
last, with her ensign that was
ijOme on leave. . . . Stuart dated that
aiding lieutenant that looks like
le a- „ -P . 4„ 1.
laj) on that island.
^Il'Jijinost envied girls in school since they
'^ot to go to the Jimmie Dorsey
ah lance last night
CAMPUS NOTES -s- Off Campus Capers
Miss Florence Davis entertained
her book club January 23.
Hall Partrick, Mrs. Theodore
Partrick’s son, visited his mother
last week before going overseas
with the French Field Service.
Mary Ann Manship is managing
the badminton tournament, which
is scheduled to be played early in
q.^/an Johnson, every night that she
gfas home. She ought to know how
le’s being envied. . . . Betty Griffin
nj pd THE navy lieutenant had a
lorious time until they had to say
ood-bye; he left for overseas Fri-
. . . Betty Lou dated that cute
..*,^j^ilor boy after she got home, but
he stopped by to see a certain medi-
. |gl student in Richmond when she
•^l^^Vas flying home. . . . Maria dated
\e major—naturally . . . and natur-
ever-;iiy Phyllis’ Wake Forest interests
es- /eht to Portsmouth to see her . . .
f^^^Aeanov’s eyes are still starry look-
?coriJpg fi-oni her big times with the new
and‘xisign. Getting serious, El? . . .
^riBj^ettie and Amie had fun at home
'coid'oo- ask them about the hour that
ia r'^hey got in and where they went.
Those who didn’t go to Carolina
jY home took off on visits. A big
-^^’"^ji’owd went to Goldsboro. . . . Dee
,nd Bee and Han went to Tarhoro
'Ol"!'o see Dale and Kate. W^e hear that
a®“3ee made a conquest. . . . Loula and
a'5'^Gpot visited in Roanoke Rapids,
■ec°''v^oncie and Jane C. in Roanoke, and
liWfVee, Susan and May Taylor in
ye. jynchburg. . . . Sarah Buchanan
kin^nust have had a glorious time—she
U vas spellbound when she got hack.
el'i~‘ Sally Ann wrote a fan letter last
; h'J'veek and in return mail she received
u K “nice” letter aiid a picture . . .
Carolyn Hill has just acquired a
.^lew picture and a live kitten.
Mary Tom’s taking off for West
Point this week-end. . . . Betty Ann
Jooper will go up to Davidson for
;he dances, and Betty Grif to Caro-
, , [)iina. . . . Carolyn Holland is giving
ip going to Hew York just to go
lome to see the “pin-up” boy . . .
, Robbie, Katherine, and Ella are ex-
;ited about the coming dances at
State. . . . And all the freshmen and
Amie Watkins is manager of the
Mu basketball team and Mary El
len Wellons is managing the
Sigma team this season.
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Tuga Wilson has recently been
asked to become a member of
Alma Young (’44) visited Saint
Mary’s January 29. Mary West
Paul also visited here the week
end of January 27.
Miss Ann Christian, former
business teacher at Saint Mary’s
who is now studying at the Uni
versity of North Carolina in
Chapel Hill, visited Miss Betsy
Blount January 26.
Anna, Margaret Moomaw went
to Cambridge, Ohio, last week
end to see her brother. Pvt. Ben
Moomaw, rvho is a patieirt in the
General Hospital there. Pvt.
Moomaw has recently returned
from the Eastern Theater of Oper
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jiophomores are looking forward to
- :heir dance.
^ Mystery has come to Saint Mary’s.
1 lean Campbell received a strange
^^pnsigned letter Monday, and Rose
Yallace has an unknown admirer
loo—first a Christmas present and
Tuga’s marine sent her another
picture from the Pacific, and Wood
las just gotten a Deke pin from an
msign in the same ocean. . . . Betty
.jjjGriffin got some pictures from Sai-
^an last week and also a bracelet
* p^piade out of coins taken from a dead
I Mary xVrden Tucker and Sallie
11^ Robertson are now about the two
Bettie Gaither (’44) visited the
campirs January 27.
Hall Council Campus has been
changed from Wednesday to Wed
nesday to Tuesday to Tuesday.
There will be a room inspection
Saturday morning, February 10.
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Sibyl Goerch is boarding in
Holt for about two weeks while
her mother is out of town.
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Betty Griffin is secretary to the
President Pro Tern of the Senate,
Archibald Gay, during the present
session of the North Carolina
Mrs. Ernest Cruikshank visited
her son, Ernest Cruikshank, Jr.,
for several days last week at his
home in Sewarren, New Jersey.
The Rev. Mr. Israel Harding
Hughes visited his father, the Rev.
N, C. Hughes, D.D., and his sisters,
Carrie and Elizabeth Hughes,
during the week of January 29.
The first of our Lenten preach
ers will be the Rev. William S.
Lea of Christ Church, Raleigh,
who will preach on Ash Wednes
Mrs. Frank P. Spruill of Rocky
Mount, the mother of Kate Spruill,
former alumni secretary, was a
visitor at Saint Mary’s during the
week of January 29.
Marcia McMillin, Louise Eich-
horn and Gwen Hughes, members
of the harmony class, gave a pro
gram of Madrigal on January 15
for Miss Mabel Morrison’s English
history class. They presented the
same program January 23 for
bliss blorrison’s book club which
met at the home of Mrs. Eliot
Stoughton. Russell Broughton also
gave a talk on the Madrigal.
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Betsy Scott Thompson (ex ’45)
is singing the leading role in the
Gilbert and Sullivan operetta,
“The Gondoliers,” which is being
given in Chapel Hill, beginning
Jean Conover, Joan Reese,
Frances Avera, Cissie Mull and
Bobbie Blum participated in a
community sing at State College
on Januarv 17.
Bess Parker Banks will leave
Saint Mary’s February 13. Bess
says that she may join the
WAVES when she is twenty at
the end of this month.
Nancy Mercer will not return
to school until February 12 be
cause of illness.
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Lt. Carl A. Haller of the United
States Army Signal Corps spoke
to the student body February 5.
The TIME Current Affairs Test
was taken by the student body
February 7 in assembly. The re
sults will be posted as soon as pos
The week-end after exams really
proved profitahle for lots of the day
students. Betty Terry went to Win
ston-Salem to attend the Bowman
Gray Medical Dance, and from all
reports it was really superb. Jane
Winston attended a dance up at
Frances Bickett, Bettie-Kendrick,
and Betsy Tom Lawrence had that
certain gleam in their eyes Monday
morning which told of their wonder
Wasn’t the State-Wake Forest
basketball game exciting? Betsy
Buchanan thought so, hut we hot
she doesn’t know that State won
57-37. Many of the day girls en
joyed parties at the Sigma Pi’s and
Pika’s at State. And Saint Mary’s
was well represented at the State
Mid-Winters; Mary Helen Wilson
was a sponsor.
Betsy London Cordon is sponsor
ing the Southern Conference Tour
nament. Ann Cutts had a lovely
time over at Duke.
Sibyl has deserted us for a few
weeks. She is living at school with
Mary Dickey and Eleanor Thomas.
Lib Bell just got back from Hew
York and can’t seem to get settled
down, but who can blame her?
Rumor has it that Sue Tuck and
Jane Lee Parker met some very at
tractive football players last week
How that exams are over, we’ll
have more time for our capers—so
here’s to them.
Rev. James McDowell Dick of
the Church of the Good Shepherd
preached in the Saint Mary’s
Chapel on January 28, exchanging
pulpits with the Rev. Mr. I. Hard
Drdje University. The delegates
are Susan Thorp, Betsy Durham,
Ditty Robinson, Sister Smith, Ro
berta Bryant, Ginger Young,
Caroline Long, Katherine Royall,
Penny Fagan, Catherine Foard.
The Rev. Mr. I. Harding Hughes
performed the marriage ceremony
of Miss Catherine Gantt and Cra
ven Smith, both of Greensboro, in
the Saint Mary’s Chapel on Janu
Helen Batchelor and Bobby
Cherry (bus., ’44) visited Saint
Maiw’s February 3.
Members of the Saint Mary’s
faculty and staff attended a recep
tion at Meredith College on
Ensign I. Harding Hughes, Jr.,
expects to visit his parents on
February 18. For the past five
weeks he has been attending the
Fleet Sonar School in Key West,
The present total of funds
raised for the Centennial Cam
paign is $154,135, including some
$7,500 donated during December.
This total shows an increase of
about $10,000 over the total as of
November 27. Approximately
$35,000 of this total amount is the
issuance value of United States
Georgia Murphy (H. S., ’44)
visited the campus on January 29.
She is at present attending George
Saint hlary’s is now entitled to
fly the Treasury E Flag for
Schools at War because over 90
per cent of the student body has
bought War Stamps during Janu
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Miss Peggy Hopkins attended
an alumni meeting in Rocky
Moiint on January 26 at the home
of Mrs. Vivian Davenport. Twenty
alumni from Rocky Mount attend
ed the meeting.
Any girl wishing to buy a War
Bond should see her hail repre
sentative, who will be glad to fill
out a request and see that the
bond is bought and delivered.
Mrs. J. E. Hollis, head of the
business department at Saint
Mary’s last year, has accepted a
position at Campbell College.
Kate Broadfoot, Mary Arden
Tucker, and Sara Coe Hunsucker
will attend a meeting of the Stu
dent Executive Committee at
Meredith College tonight.
The Canterbury Club is sending
ten delegates to a convention at
May Bunn has been elected
president of the Letter Club to re
place Bess Parker Banks in that