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Patronize Our Advertisers BLUES Vol. No. QUEENS CHICORA COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C. OCTOBER 15, 1937 Leadership Fraternity Holds Tapping Service Eight Accepted In Impressive Ceremony; Dean Of Women Honorary Member On Wednesday October 6, the Olympian Circle of Alpha Kappa Gamma, national leadership fratern ity, held its fall tapping service. The following new members were taken in: Lynch Crockett of Tazewell, Va., president of Psl chapter of Alpha Delta Theta national sorority, vice- president of the junior class, treasur er of the literary society, and mem ber of Phi Beta Chi, honorary science society. Freddie Ward of Bainbridge, Ga., who is now serving as president of the boarding student government or ganization, representative for two years on the boarding student coun cil, and a member of Gamma Gamma chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta na tional sorority. Helen Jordan of Charlotte, who is editor of the 1937-38 Coronet, the college annual, was associate editor of the Queens Blues, bi-monthly paper, is a leader of the Spectator club, and vice-president of Gamma Gamma chapter of Phi Mu national sorority. Martha Johnson of Charlotte, who is president of the day student gov ernment association, secretary of the flay students last year, and social chairman of Gamma Gamma chapter of Phi Mu national sorority. Jane Wiley of Charlotte, who is president of Alpha Omicron chapter of Kappa Delta national sorority, vice-president of Sigma Mu scholastic honorary fraternity, stunt night chairman for three years, representa tive to the day student council for three years, and a member of the dean’s list. Eleanor Alexander of Knoxville, Tenn., who is a member of the Stu dent Christian association cabinet, a member of the Choral club an ac tive member of student activities, and pledge instructor of Theta Gamma chapter of Chi Omega national soror ity. Helen Hatcher of Winchester, Va., who is editor-in-chief of the 1938 Queens Blues, member of the board ing student council of last year, a member of the dean’s list, and vice- president and pledge instructor of Alpha Omicron chapter of Kappa Delta national sorority. Mildred Lowrance of Mooresville, who is business manager of the 1938 Queens Blues, member of the Stu dent Christian association and the League of Evangelical students, and an active member of student affairs. Mrs. Virginia Miller Agnew, dean of women, who is greatly interested in promoting student activities, was tapped as an honorary member. The purpose of this fraternity is to recognize leadership in the student body either in scholarship, active leadership, athleties, or social life. The membership is limited to four per cent of the student body, and one must be a Junior or a senior to be eligible for this fraternity. Active membersliip of the fratern ity includes: Nancy Mclver, presi dent, Mary Currie, Josephine Hack ney, Lillian Smith, Helen Cumnock, Louise Crane, and Elizabeth Calder. The faculty members are: Dr. Dorisse M. Howe, Miss Alma T. Edwards, and Miss Frances Smith. Rat Wk, Held On Thursday And Friday Freshmen Adopt Half-In-Half Dress; Truck To Classes; Rat Court Held Rat week was observed at Queens- Chicora college Thursday and Fri day of this week. Miss Georgia Hurt of Charlotte, chairman of rat week, and her committee planned the events of the two days. Tlie Freshman were an amusing spectacle during these two days. The Sophomores required them to wear everytliing in halves—one white and one black cotton stocking, one high and one low heel shoe of different colors, and cosmetics on only one side of the face. They wore purple and red sashes and straw hats with green bows on them. They also trucked to classes and whenever meeting a Sophomore, carrying their books in suitcases. Rat court, the most dreaded event of rat week, was held on Friday night, at which time disobedient freshmen were tried before the Sophomores. Rat week is held annually at Queens and is one of the most inter esting times of the year. The Fresh men as a majority, take it with an admirable spirit, and look forward to their turn as Sophomores. Artists Make Festival A Great Suecess Festival Sponsored By City Club; Local Chorus Gives Fine Performance Queens Girls Entertained Presbyterian Church Of Myers Park Is Host At Cottage; Treasure Hunt Tlie Presbyterian girls of Queens- Chicora were entertained informally Wednesday afternoon from 3:30 un til 6:00 at the Myers Park Presbyteri an chureh. The guests were wel comed at the Cottage by Dr. Edgar G. Gammon, pastor of the church. Dr. Gammon extended an open invi tation to all Queens girls to attend the services of his church. After ])laying out-of-door games, under the direetion of Miss Margaret Van de Va liter who is the young people’s worker at the church. The guests took part in a treasure hunc which inded in an appropriate place for an out-of-door supper. 'I'he following girls attended: Mary Elizabeth Simpson, Margaret Mack, Mary Daniel Carr, Mildred Sneeden, Katherine M. Martin, Jo Jc'hnson, Elizabeth Koger, Grayce Hackney, Mary Fouty, Sara Shelton, Margaret Barron, Peggy Williams, Irene Mc Call, Maude McClam, Mildred Low- rance, Jane Hix, Peggy Sloop Nan- nette Sherard, Carol Davis. Dot Car- son, Olivia Gillespie, Virginia Coth ran, Carolyn Reynolds, Carolyn Hart man, Sybil Trexler, Louise Crane, Eleanor Alexander, Frances Brock- ington, Dorothy Longinecker, Alice I/onginecker, Jane Campbell, Louise McElroy, Louise Faircloth, Margaret Montgomerv', and Virginia Blymer. On Tuesday, October 5, at three o’clock and at eight o’cloclc,# the Charlotte Music Festival was pre sented at the Armory Auditorium. The afternoon performance artists w'ere Jeannette Vreeland, soprano, Charles Hackett, tenor, Kathryn Meisle, contralto, and Iso Briselll, violinist. The program included “Star Vicino” by Salvator Rosa, “O Sleep, Why Dost Thou Leave Me” by Handel, and “11 Mio Tesoro” by Mozart, sung by Charles Hackett. Jeannette Vreeland sang “Marietta’s Lied” by Korngold, “Mit Einer Was- serlilie” by Greig, and “Ho-Jo-To- Ho” by Wagner. Violin selections by Iso Briselli were “Romance Andaluse” by Sarasate, “La Capricciosa” by Ries, “Burleska” by Joseph Suk. Kathryn Meisle sang “None But the Lonely Heart” by Tsebaikowsky. “Homeland Mine, My Native Land” by Gretchaninoff, “Mon Coeur S’ouvre A Ta Voix” by Saint-Saens. Kathryn Meisle and Charles Hackett sang a duet, “Ai Nostri Monti” by Verdi. Then she and Iso Briselli appeared in a duet, “Ave Maria” by Shubert. The Finale was a duet by Jeannette Vreeland and Charles Hackett, from “La Bcheme” by Puccini. The evening performance included the afternoon artists along with Elizabeth Rethberg, soprano, John Charles Thomas, baritone, Jose Iturbi, pianist, and tbe Festival Chorus. The program was divided into two parts. The first part consisted of five parts. The first was the opening chorus from “Lohengrin” by Wagner, sung b.y the festival chorus. Then Elizabeth Rethberg sang “My Heart Ever Faithful” by Bach, “Come Again Sweet Love” by Dowland, “Oh, Had I Jubal’s Lyre” by Handel. Iso Briselli played two violin pieces?, “Nocturne, E Flat Major” by Chopin- Sarasate, and “Moto Perpetuo” by Novacek. John Charles Thomas sang “Invocazione di Orfeo” by Peri, “Air from Comus” by Dr. Arne, and Pro logue from “I Pagliacci” by Leon cavallo. The last part consisted of piano selections played by Jose Iturbi. These were “The Harmonious Black smith” by Handel, “Sonatina” by Scarlatti, “Scherzo, B. Flat Minor” by Chopin, “I.’sle Joyeuse” by De bussy, “Spanish Dance” by Granados, “Ritual Fire Dance” by De Falla. The second part consisted of five sections and the grand finale. The first was a quartet of Kathryn Meisle, Charles Hackett, Jeannette Vreeland, and John Charles Thomas, who sang from “Rigoletto” by Verdi. Elizabeth Rethberg sang “Whoin?” by Schu bert, “Du Bist Wie Elne Blume” by Schumann, and “Pace, Pace, Mio Dio” b}’" Verdi. A duet of Cliarles Hackett and John Charles Thomas sang “Sweet In This Hour” by Verdi. John Charles Thomas sang “The Minstrel Boy” by William Fisher, “Nocturne” by Pearl Curran, and “When I q'liink Upon the Maidens” by Michael Head. Jeannette Vree land, Charles Hackett, and John Charles Thomas sang the trio from “Faust” by Gounod. The grand finale was the sextet from “Lucia di Lam- mermoor” by Donizetti, sung by Kathryn Meisle, Charles Hackett, Jeannette Vreeland, and John Charles Thomas with the Festival Chorus. National Sororities Pledge Seventy-Seven Coronet Head Names Staff For This Year Annual To Be Published In Form Used Last Year; Heads Honored Helen Jordan of Charlotte, editor- in-chief of The Coronet, the Queens- Chicora college annual, yesterday an nounced members of tbe staff for the 1937-1938 session. Georgia Underwood of Charlotte is business manager of the publica tion. Members of tbe editorial staff are Elizabeth Calder, assistant edi tor; Sue Mauldin, managing editor; Josephine Hackney, photographic editor; Elizabeth Martin, senior class editor; Martha Rayburn, junior class editor; Betty Gardner, sophomore class editor; Peggy Williams, fresh man class editor; Eugenia Lafitte, sorority editor; Martha Johnston, or ganization editor; Anita Stewart, art editor; Frances Gunn, literary edi tor; Josephine McDonald, athletic editor; Julia Thomas, snapshot edi tor; Ruth Morrison, assistant snap shot editor, and Barbara Shatzer, typist. Ruth Knee of Charlotte is assist ant business manager. Members of the business staff include Nancy Hovis, Camille Hunter, Zoe Strawn, Nell Sadler, Josephine Hackney, Lucy Williams, Adele Southerland, Sara Keiger, and Virginia Taylor. Helen Jordan was recently taken into Alpha Kappa Gamma, national leadership fraternity. She has served as assistant editor of The Queens Blues, and as a leader in the literary society. Georgia Underwood served last year on The Queens Blues staff and is secretary of the North Carolina Collegiate Press Association. Pledge Groups Elect Officers Large Pledge Groups Have Organized Within Last Week 'I'he new pledge groups have, dur ing the past week met and organized for the coming year, 'The sororities announce the fol lowing pledge officers: Alpha Deltf 'I'lieta — president, Elleanore Eddy, vice-president, Margaret Bowen; secretary, Martha Baldwin; treasur er, Laura Fleming. Alpha Gamma Delta — president, Kay Duncan; vice-president, Cree Roberts; secre tary, Virginia Garrison; treasurer, Cornelia 'Truesdale; chaplain, Edith Brooks. Alpha Delta Pi— ])resident, Jesse Goode; vice-presi dent, Lib Green; secretary, Margaret Lloyd; treasurer, Marjorie Russell. Phi Mu—president, Helen Jenkins; vice-president, Mary Alice Petteway; secretary, Mildred 'riiomas; treasur er, Amelia Bradham. Kappa Delta —])resident. Ermine Waddill; vice- president, Beverly Hemby; secretary, Mary McDevltt, treasurer, Nancy 'Thompson. 'The pledge officers of Chi Omega have not yet been elected. Record Number of Rushees Accepted On October 4 At Chapter Houses A very successful two weeks of rusbing was climaxed on Monday, the fourth of October, by the pledg ing of seventy-seven girls to the na tional sororities on the Queens campus. The following girls were pledged: Alpha Delta Pi— Doroth}^ Failor, Melrose Bell, Jean Miller, Edith 'I'insley, Margaret Lloyd, IJb Green, I.enora Russell, Marjorie Russell, Gwendolyn Mathe- son, Jesse Goode. Alpha Delta 'Theta— Martha Baldwin, Elizabeth Bram- mer, Ellinore Eddy, Laura Fleming, Mary Gunn, Hilda Harmon, Ellen Hardee, Nancy Lee Moore, Harriet Tuttle, Margaret Bowen. Alpha Gamma Delta— Mary Mason, Alberta Setzer, Sara Raney, Cornelia 'Truesdale, Kay Dun can, Virginia Garrison, Cree Rob erts, Caroline Martin. Che Omega— Sally McCall Crosland, June Escott, Grace Hackney, Judith Killian, Maujer Moseley, Hulda McNinch, Beatrice McQueen, Natalie Nivens, Mary Payne, Marie Roseman, Caro lyn Sibley, Peggy Williams, Willeen James, Jean Ferguson, Anne Purnell. Kappa Delta— Alice Barron, Margaret Boykin, Olive Croswell, Barbara Davis, Emily Dunlap, Jean Douglas, Betty Guy, Harrison, Beverly Hemby, Dot Hoppe, Marion McManus, Evelyn McCracken, Mary McDevitt, Frances Riddle, Lillian Sample, Elizabeth 'Taylor, Nancy Thompson, Marjorie Venning, Ermine Waddill, Lucy Williams. Phi Mu— Emily Chamberlain, Carolyn Ed wards, Julia Edwards, Kathryn Hal ford, Billie Frazer, Nancy Archibald, Mary Gilmore Richmond, Mildred Thomas, Mary Alice Petteway, Amelia Bradham, Caroline Miller, Elizabeth . Imbody, Jane Rankin, Ruth Morrison, Helen Jenkins, Caro lyn Wolfe. A.A.V.W.Ha» First Banquet Dr. Frazer Hood Speaks; Miss Grace Robinson Sings 'The Cliarlotte branch of the Amer ican Association of University Wom en had its opening banquet at the Hotel Charlotte, 'Tuesday night at 6:30 o’clock. Dr. Frazer Hood, professor of Psy chology at Davidson college, gave a lecture on “Personality on Religion.” 1 his was tlie first of a series of lec tures on studies of comparative re ligions whicli are to be given this year at the meetings. ^ ear books were given to all mem bers present. Miss Grace Robinson, who is a member of the faculty at Queens- Chicora college, accompanied by Mrs. Charles A. Mosely sang at the ban quet. Mrs. Edwin L. Jones was in charge of the flowers and Mrs. W. J. Mc Kay, chairman of the banquet com mittee was assisted by Mrs. Charles Scholl and Miss Ernestine Thies.