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KING RISLEY WILL
OF SAINT MARY’S
XIII, No. 4
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA
November 3, 1950
Order Of The Circle Taps Six New Saint Mary’s Junior Class Chooses
Members With Impressive Ceremony Rest Of Officers For Year ’50-51
New Members: Allen, Rogers,
^hite, Rixey, Lynch, Bullard
, Oie Order of the Circle tapped
Seniors, Mary Frances Allen,
■htli Rogers, A1 White, June Rul-
Alinii Lynch, and Anne Rixey,
flight of October 26. The white
'ad figures, each holding a burning
aiidle, formed their traditional cir-
' a 111 the back quadrangle and after-
ai'ds walked in single file around
’a front of school.
^^lembership in the Circle is one
j file highest honors that can come
a Saint Mary’s girl and all five
(, .fiiese girls are outstanding at
_ M ary’s. The purpose of this
^^Sanization is to promote a spirit
1^ co-operation among the students
^ following high ideals.
.f’l'anky Allen, of Statesville, is the
;fior of the BELLES, a marshal,
I file YWCA, and is a Sigma. She
edited the 19,50-’.'51 Student
tdith Rogers, of Wilmington, is
.?*''aident of the Canterbury Club, in
a Granddaugliters’ Club, a hall
"iiselor, a crucifer, and a Mu.
White, of Chester, S. C., is
esident of the senior class, vice-
®sident of the Mu's, a hall coun-
'’L and in the Canterbury Club.
i, '^uiie Bullard, of Raleigh, N. C.,
j, Pi'esident of the day students, in
^ yfiee Club, Sigma Pi Alpha, and
' Lynch, of Winston-Salem,
tJ'ditor of the Stage Coach, in the
5 Pi Alpha, Canterbury Club,
'“il counselor, and a Mu.
Vj^'|"iie Rixey, of Norfolk, Va., is
i|, ^'h*'esident of the Student Govern-
fi ** Sigma. Rixey works on the
^;>fiation staff of the BELLES.
iiii tfic iiGxt morning the eere-
iii ’y officially ended when the new
'filers with the old members, who
, ^^onise Milliken, president;
Strickland, secretary; Mar-
^Ififiuirk, and Betty Ann Wil-
observed Holy Communion
'“filer in the chaiiel.
Gives Assembly Skit
Student Government Asso-
‘"[ij'oii presented a short skit on
((.J/'f''* Saint Mary’s Girls” in as-
‘5 October 31
Grouch (A1 White),
Si(,|j'"^fie (Louise Milliken), and
Spirit (Anne Rixey) repre-
^tli. three Saint Mary’s girls.
*' '-‘fiaracters were a teacher, a
and a counselor, who were
■liijj'ayed fiy Martha McGuii’k,
iind Ann Nicoll, re-
*''iiit Betty Anne Williamson
^'fiiced the skit.
Junior Class Gives
Bobbing Apples, Wishing Well,
Decorations Add to Atmosphere
The junior class sponsored Saint
Alary’s traditional Halloween party
Halloween night, October 31. The
wishing well was the center of at
traction. “See the World,” the kiss
ing booth, the snake charmer, and
the house of horrors were also popu
lar. King Risley was in charge of
planning a n d constructing the
The gym was decorated with jack-
o-lanterns, black cats, ghosts, and
goblins. These clever decorations
were the work of Alargaret Cheat
ham and her committee.
The gay and gruesome costumes
were shown off in the grand march.
Brizes were awarded for the best
costumes. Dr. Brown, Airs. Brown,
and Aliss Alorris were judges. Nell
Crofton was chairman of the cos
Bobbing apj)les contributed to the
Halloween atmosphere. Refresh
ments were served by the refresh
ment committee headed by Ann Fitz
Kay Daniel directed the publicity
and Jean Glover was chairman of
the clean-up committee. The entire
junior class under the leadership of
Alice Hicks worked to make the
])arty a success.
Elections For Year
Law, Matheson, Nisbet, Saund
ers, Davenport, Eley, Officers
Alembers of the sophomore class
have completed their elections for
the coming year. They elected Beau
fort Law Honor Council representa
tive, Laura Alatheson secretary, Jane
Nisbet treasurer, Nell Ely Legisla
tive Body representative, Deedee
Davenport and Tracques Saunders
Beaufort is from Fayetteville.
She is on the BELLES staff and in
the YWCA. She is a Sigrfia,
Laura is from Ahoskie. She is a
member of the Doctors’ Daughters’
Club, the Stage Coach advertising
staff, and the YM^'CA. She is a
Jane is fi'om Charlotte. She was
vice-president of her class last year.
This yeai- she is a member of the
YWCA, the Dramatic Club the
BELLES, and is a Sigma.
Nell is from Aho.skie. Slie is sec
retary-treasurer of the Beacon, a
member of the YAVCLV, and .serves
on the BELLES. Nell is a Sigma.
Deedee is from Timmonsville,
S. C. She is a member of the Letter
Club, the choir, and is a Mu.
Tracques is a Columbia, S. C.,
girl. She is a member of the Doc
tors’ Daughters’ Club and is a
^^Dogpatch’^ Faculty Receives First
Prize At Junior’s Halloween Party
The junior class traditional Hal
loween party starred the faculty in
“Dogpatch” costumes this year. The
entire faculty group walked away
with the first prize. Second ])rize
was awarded to Bimbo Parshley,
Shepherd Rustin, Anna Redding
and Alice Alay for the representa
tion of “Behind the Iron Curtain.”
Audrey Cami)bell, as a typical Hal
loween witch, won third prize. Aliss
Alary Ruth Haig awarded the
Aliss Alorrison, as “Mammy Yok-
um,” led the Dogpatch brigade. She
was dressed in a striped towel skirt
and poke bonnet. Next in line was
Miss Alorris as Pappy Yokum. Aliss
Alorris strikingly resembled Pai)py
Yokum with her size twelve feet
and her “Philip Finn” nose.
Next in line came Miss Liverman
as the Herculean-shouldered Lil’
Abner and Aliss Kelly as a red
headed version of Daisy May.
Miss AI. D. Jones as Available
Jones came next. She wore a sign
on her hack tedling of her services.
It read, “If you ain’t got the cour
age to do it. I’ll do it for you.”
Next came Mr. Hughes as Mar
rying Sam. He wore a .severe black
“preaching suit.” Airs. Brown, also
dressed in black, came behind him.
She was dressed as the alluring
Dogpatch “Wolf Girl.”
Sadie Hawkins, known to Saint
Mary’s student body as Aliss Elling
ton, walked along in her conserv
ative white and red costume with
her hands folded demurely in front
of her. Her hair was done in a
little knot on the nape of her neck
and she wore a rather large and
Airs. Hornback was a ty])ical Dog-
])atch mother, who had almost more
than she could do in managing her
two children, Aliss AIcLaurin and
Aliss Lindsey. Airs. Hornback had
her hair fixed in the latest Dog
patch style. By some means of
niagic, she had contrived to make
it stand straight up. Her hands
were full of dolls belonging to her
two screaming little girls.
Dr. and Airs. Browne were not
omitted from the procession. Dr.
Browne a])peared as a scarecrow,
and his wife as a farmer girl.
Dawson, Patterson, Penton Will
Help Hicks in Leading Class
Saint Alary’s junior class elected
as officers for this year Nancy Daw
son, vice-president; Ann Patterson,
secretary; and Ann Penton, treas
urer. Also elected were Virginia
Turley and Sandra Donaldson as
Honor Council members. Elected
as the now members of the Leg
islative Body were Susan Shepherd
and King Risley.
Nancy Dawson, of Elizabeth
City, is head cheerleader for the
Sigma’s and is also a member of
the Canterbury Club and the Dra
iVnn Patterson is a mend)er of the
Canterbury Club and the Dramatic-
Club. Ann, whose home is in Eden-
ton, is on the BELLES and Stage
Ann Penton, of Wilmington, is on
the c i r c u 1 a t i o n staff’ of the
BELLES. Ann belongs to the Can
terbury Club, the Glee Club, and
the Dramatic Club. She is a' Sigma.,
Sandy Donaldson, of Wilson, is a
Mu cheerleader and a member of the
A'^irginia Turley, a Sigma, is a
member of the Glee Clul). She is
on the BELITES staff, and lu'r home
is in Kinston.
A Savannah, Ga., girl. King Ri.s-
ley is a mendier of the Canterbury
(i’lub, Orchesi.s, and the Dramatic
(dub. King is on the headline staff
of the BELLES and is a Sigma.
Susan She])herd, who is here at
Saint Alary’s for her first year, is a
Mu cluHU'leader and a memln'r of
tin* Glee Club.
Saint Alary’s freshman class elect-
(>d Catherine Alorrison secretary.
Catherine, of Gastonia, is a member
of the AAV(b\. She is a J/m.
I’lie treasurc'i' is Laura Erwin, of
Morganton. Jaiura is a mendier of
the YAVCA and a Mu.
Alary L('c La Far, electcal dance
marshal, is from Gastonia. She is
a member of the Glee Club and a
Shpna. Alary Lee was elected from
the freshman class.
The class elected Gloria Gilmore
president in last week’s elections.
'Fhe second prize Iron Curtain
group re])resented Stalin, Alolotov,
Gromyko, and Alalik. They were
dressed in red fiaiinels and red rub
ber boots. Their costumes were com-
])lete even to the little black military
bats and customary black mous
Audrey Cam})bell, as third prize
winner, was dressed as a black
hump-back witch from head to too.
She hobbled along on her broom