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954 IP ipel ipe- nan lool aro- ited In inst jrtli ter- tlie ubs. iiiei' at is a )ly» ann of oud 1 St. ety. lent Sto lons elo- ony the also :-oni stu- this ici- for 1 to i-m- stio los” am- [lie- 3eJ lOS leir on for ical lad- tljo irirl iein ilies nip- tlio A at- aiii- ion idy- ■ay' ' is lick leir izyj bo” on ipilf or or® but ^on it SEE COMMENCEMENT WEEK-END SCHEDULE ON PAGE FOUR Vol. XVI, No. 14 Sophomores Stage Annual Honor Day Sophomores hold their day of I honor on May 29. Dressed in white, ■ Jhey begin exercises at 10 ;30 A.M. the ahditorinm. Beth Kemper, Sophomore Class , I'resident, plans to open Class Day ' 'rith a few introductory words, after "’liicli a prayer will be offered by Jane Bradford. Then Eeba White i 'rill recall in the class history two ‘ hi'eshman-Sophoinore dances, ac tivities of outstanding members, and Selling hot dogs, coffee and donuts. Margaret Bose and Martha Brooks "'ill take the parts of prophets to present the class jn-ophecy. The presentation of the class gift, signi- ' fying hard work by the students, "’ll! be made by Beth Kemper. Syd- *iey Stuart and Sumner Parham are •■esponsible for the last will and tes- ' lament. Sophomores are leaving to llie freshmen such things as depen dability, personality, beauty, school ^ spirit, and love for Pikas. The class pioem, composed and re cited by Nancy Smith, is featured f'l the jii’ogram. Superlatives will , “e introduced by Barbara Hunt. The i^lass will join voices in the Alma ''later and St. Mary’s Spirit. To ^lose the exercises the Rev. Mr. I nughes will offer the Benediction. Everyone is invited to come and riijoy “Sophomore Day” with the "ophomores. Circle Initiates f our Ne wMembers The Circle tapped four new girls ®ii its latest midnight walk. The jour new members are Anne Wal lace, Sara "Walters, Frances “Sissy” 'awson, and Virginia Lilly. Anne is the incoming vice-presi- , d®nt of the Student Government. has served this term as vice- l'''esident of the Junior Class and assistant editor of the Belles, a t'osition which carries through next ^'‘m. Anne is a member of the ‘WCA, the YDC, and the Dra matic Club. Besides working on the ^Mgecoach staff, Anne supports the Sara will preside as president of 'ifxt year’s Senior Class. She is a 'Member of the YWCA and the YDC Well as having been captain of j e Sigma volleyball team and a ^*®mber of the Sigma softball team. ,, Among Sissy’s activities are posi- including president of the yuCA, treasurer of the Junior Jass, chairman of the membership ■?Dttiittee for the YDC, and a cm- i^er for chapel next term. She '^loiigs to the Mu’s. . ^Trginia Lilly serves in the ca- l?aities of incoming secretary of pH Council and secretary of the ^Sislative body. She is a Mu. (j^Hhe Circle will walk once more C® term in a ceremony which will Tict the new jn’esident. Belles OF ST. MARY’S MUS TAKE PLAQUE AGAIN RALEIGH. NORTH CAROLINA May 28, 1954 Eleanor McAdoo, Rev* Mr* Temple Featured As Speakers During 112th Graduation Exercises One of St. Mary’s most dis tinguished alumnae, Eleanor Wilson McAdoo, will deliver the commence ment address on Monday, May 31. Mrs. McAdoo was a student at St. Mary’s from 1906 to 1908. She took an active part in nearly every c a m p u s organization — athletics, dramatics, art, debating, and liter ary work. As the daughter of the twenty- eighth President of the U. S., the wife of the Secretary of the Treas ury during World War I, and the mother of two daughters, Mrs. Mc Adoo has led a very active life. Dur ing World War I she was the chair man and executive in charge of the National Women’s Liberty Loan Committee and head of the largest Red Cross Auxiliary in Washington. She has continued her busy career as an author, lecturer, and radio commentator. She is the author of two books and many stories. Mrs. McAdoo served as a radio commen tator in the United Nations Confer ence at San Francisco in 1945. She expects to speak to her St. Mary’s audience on the general topics of the long struggle for last ing peace and the part that Ameri can women can take in bringing about the final realization. Mr. Hughes Announces Chapel Assistants The Rev. Mr. I. Harding Hughes has announced his chapel assistants for next year. They include Fran ces Dawson and Elizabeth Dent as crucifers, who carry the cross in the choir procession; Mary Rhea Spivey and Anne Norman as choir mothers, who care for the robes and help the choir to vest; Toni Briggs, Marty Whedbee, and Margot Hammond as servers, who help> with the Holy Communion service; and Lee Kohl- saat, Mary Bridger, and Carolyn Seyffert as acolytes, who light and extinguish the candles. The Reverend Mr. Gray Temple, rector of St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Charlotte, will preach the baccalaureate sermon on Sunday at 11 ;00 a.m. in the college chapel. A native of New England, the Reverend Mr. Temple received his B.D. degree from the Virginia Theo logical Seminary. He has been in the diocese of North Carolina since 1942 and is a member of the Dioc esan Executive Council. He is also chairman of the Department of Christian Education for the diocese of North Carolina. The Reverend Mr. Temple was rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd in Rocky Mount for a number of years. His wife is the former Maria Drane, ’35. Seniors Will Hold Class Day Exercises The Senior Class will hold its an nual Class Day Exercises in the auditorium tomorrow afternoon at 4:00. ^ The whole class, dressed in traditional white, will participate in the ])rogram. To open the exercises. Prances Perry, class president, will extend a welcome to all members of the audience. Her welcome will be fol lowed by a prayer, led by Mela Royall, and “Hail, St. Mary’s,” sung by the Senior Class and the audience. Anne Nichols, class secretary, will ’ then read the Senior Class roll. After roll call, Frances Perry will present the class gift which will be formally accepted by Dr. Richard G. Stone, college president. Alice Best and Ann Freeman will read the class prophecy, and Ann Scott Anderson will read the class poem. Charlotte Lilly and Mary Jordan will jointly distrib ute each class member’s gift to returning students by reading the class will. Those girls voted by the student body as senior super latives will be revealed by Mari lyn Hedrick, vice-president of the Senior Class. Awards will be presented to stu dents outstanding in their work on school publications by Ann Scott Anderson, Barbara Seaman, and Mary Windley Dunn, ex-editors of the Bulletin, and Stage Coach,, re spectively. Last on the program will be the dedication of the Stage Coach by Mary Windley Dunn, fol lowed by the “Alma Mater,” sung by the Senior Class and the Benedic tion, given by the Reverend Mr. I. Harding Hughes, school chaplain. Hall Counselors, Vice-Counselors Selected For 54-55 Hall Council Hall Counselors have been ap pointed and assigned to their posi tions for next term. The girls are named according to their ranks as counselors and vice-counselors, re spectively, for the following halls: East Rock Virginia Lilly and Ann Nimocks; First East Wing—Fran ces Dawson and Shirley Dees; Sec ond East Wing—Margot 'Hainniond and Harriett Mardre; Third East Wing—Mary Lee Breece and Betty Huffines; Second Smedes—Ann Gil- lett and Jeanne Ogbnrn, Third Smedes (west)—Anne Wallace and Jo Ann Knott, Third Smedes (east) Aubrey Campbell and Mary Rhea Spivey. Faculty House—Bitty Dent and Lee Kohlsa'at; First West Wing— Libby Reese and Anne Marie Mil ler ; Second West Wing—Lane Welsh and Marian Dudley; Third West Wing—Dillon Dawson and Frances Setze; First West Rock—Sara Wal- Rrs and Marie Tyler; Second West Rock-Evelyn Briggs and Mary Ruth Divine; First Holt—Pat Mc Queen and Jane ITrike; Second Holt Martha Good and Ann Bar bel , Third Holt—Jane Best and Anne Marie Malloy; Day Students —Anne Stronach and Megan Good win. Duties of Hall Counselors are nu merous and varied. Besides calling and 2'rcsiding over hall meetings, counselors must serve on the Hall Council and enforce regulations es tablished there. Counselors are al ways available to help students in problems and activities of school life and to assist the Dean of Students in such matters. Vice-counselors assist hall coun selors at all times and attend Hall Council meetings in the absence of counselors.