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Vol. XI QUEENS CHICORA COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C, OCTOBER 23, 1931 No. 2 1. R. C. BRINGS INTERNATIONAL LECTURER HERE Mr. C. Douglas Booth To Speak on Disarmament Mr. C. Douglas Booth is to be at Queens-Chicora College Nov ember 5, at 8:15, to lecture on “Disarmament.” He is sent by the Carnegie Endowment for In ternational Peace and is l)eing sponsored by the International Relations Club. A lecturer is sent every year to many of the I. R. Clubs by this Endowment. The lecturers are internationally known. Mr. Booth is a traveler, presi dent, lecturer. Having spent a number of years in the near East and the Balkans, he is an au thority on Balkan political and economic affairs. He is a mem ber of the Royal Institute of In ternational affairs in England to whom he submits fortn ightly re ports on his findings. He has also spent some time in stud}' at the academy of International Law at the Hague. Among Mr. Booth’s articles is a paper on “The Political Situa tion in Southwestern Europe,” pre sented before the Institute and published in the Journal of the Royal Institute of Internationa! Affairs. “Italy’s Algean Posses sions,” published in 1928, is also well-known in the United States, as are his articles written for the American Peace Society of Washington, D. C., and published in “The Advocate of Peace.” CALENDAR Rat Initiation Oct. 21-23 Press Convention , . Oct. 22-24 “Mission Institute” sponsored by N. C. S. V. U Oct. 26-27 d'alk by Dr. Pulton Oct. 26 Beta Pi Theta Meeting, Oct. 29 Benefit Carnival Oct. 30 Halloween Oct. 31 Picture Proofs Out . .. Nov. 3-7 Beaty Resigns As Advertising Mgr. Mr. Booth was born in Canada and was educated at St. Andrews College, Toronto, and at Layola Universit}'. During the war he held the rank of major in His majesty’s forces. He has devoted seven years to the study of Medi terranean and Balkan Problems, and has resided or traveled in Morocco, Egypt, Rhodes, Potmas. Athens, and Belgrade. His lecturing exi)erience is varied and includes considerable iiolitical work for the National Idberal Party of England, work in U. S. for Liberty Loans and Red Cross drives while with His Majesty’s Forces during the W'ar, and later experience lecturing in both England and the United States on International Relations. The staff of the Queens Blues rs sorry to announce that due to her hard, steady wmrk in the “Y” store, Ruth Beaty has handed in her resignation as Advertising Manager. She has worked faith fully in the work so far this year and the staff ■T^ull miss her en crgetic person as a helper. June IRveed has been elected to fill this ])osition as she has shown, through her trial work that she is wmll capable to look after the advertising end of the ipaper. She has entered into the spirit of the work showing that she realizes that the paper is just as much her's as any one’s. We need more girls like this who will work for the paper which is just as much theirs as the ones who get it out. Dance To Be Given By German Club The German Club extended membership invitations on Fri day. October the sixteenth, to twmnty-five girls. The members of the club re]:)resent the best dancers in the college. Cirls to whom bids wmre given are; Dorothv Dunn, Ruth Beaty, Helen Vincent, Dorothy Tvson. Carrie Johnson, Emily Skinner, lose ]) h i n e Cornwell. Emily Cooper, Evelyn McMillan, Rlartha S. Pridgen, Lit Grady, Buena Y’inecoff, Jimmie M’ilson, Dor othy Foard, Josejihine Foard, Martha Carnes, Blanche Coley, Virginia Boyd, Rlartha Tyson, Janette Mallay, Margaret Mallay, Ninna Le Grand, Sara Kirkland, Jane Smith, Katherine Buck. Plans are being made for a dance honoring the nesv members for some time in the near future. HALLOWEEN CARNIVAL IS PLANNED Student Government Council and S. C. A. Cabinet Take Part Plans are now^ being made for a Flallow'een Carnival wdiich is to be sponsored by the Student Gov eminent Councils and the S. C. A. Cabinet, on the night of October 30. in the gymnasium. 'The inn- pose of this Carnival is to secure funds for remodeling the Day Student's room. All the organi- •zations on the camjius are par ticularly interested in this ])ro- iect and various committees have been ajipointed to perform the duties necessary to make this oc casion a success. Numerous fes tivities have been ])repared for the evening. The decorating com mittee will have the ball-room decked in streamers of black and yellow and all the weird creatures of Halloween wnll be on hand. Entertainment of all kinds will be ])rovided—fortune-tellers in dark corners will foretell the fate and fortune of those who seek their destiny'. It's going to be a lucky break, so come on girls let's make this a great occasion! MISSION MEET WILL BE HELD IN CHARLOTTE Student Volunteer Union Spon sors Four Institutes in State. New Honorary Fraternity Formed On Camniis 1 he public school music club, organized last year, has been re organized and given the name Al]dia Lambda RIu. It is now an honorary music fraternity and only- those music majors averag ing “B” on their literary' subjects and “IF’ on each subject in music are entitled to become members. At its last meeting one of the most capable members, Jessie ■Smith, was elected president. Other officers are : Margaret Lil- lard, vice-president, and Martha Martin, secretary and treasurer. It is the earnest desire of the members of the fraternitv to ^vork to bring up its standard so that they' will sponsor George F. Boyle, internationally' famous ]Manist, in a delightful program here some time in November. 1 he Mission Institute w'hich is to be held October 26-27, is one )f lour similar institutes to be held at Mars Hill, Greensboro and Raleigh. The Student Volunteer Union ot A’orth Carolina has planned these occasions to aid in terested students in facing- new and baffling world problems which are presenting themselves before the youth of today. One discussion group will endeavor to face campus attitudes toward Christianity with the purjiose of offering practical solutions. The theme of the institutes will be that of the Student Volunteer Quadrennial Convention which will be held at Buffalo this Christ mas. “The Living Christ in the world of today.” The speakers will ])resent the world of today with the purpose of aiding voung ])eo])le to recast their thinking and to cope with new situations. ivach institute is expected to number from fifty to seventy'-five students. Ibelegates from both Negro and White Colleges will attend. I'he conference will start at 2:30, Monday, and continue until 4:00 o'clock Tuesday'. The spea.kers for the Charlotte group .'ire well known and famous for their Christian service. Mr. Darby I'niton, formeily a missionary' to Japan and now acting Executive Secretary' of the Southern Pres byterian Board of Foreign Mis sions, will be one of the main speakers. Mr. Gorfield Evans, formerly a missionary to Cuba; Mrs. J. E. K. Aggrey', whose hus band was a missionary- to Africa; and Mr. John iilinter, traveling secretary of the Student Volun teer Movement for the South Vtlantic Region are also im portant speakers. A great deal of enthusiasm has already been aroused at Queens- Jhicora by the Student Volunteer Band and Student’s Christian Association. A'umerous students who are interested in the work of t.ie Union are expecting to attend. A S rt 11 ig ■b C rs it( in la '61 ia it; th H Cl ar T: G] iui LOl et: r JD ar ’ a lit lin; ifu iwr tou arr pte nm th' y the pro a

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