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Queens blues. volume (None) 192?-19??, October 29, 1937, Image 1

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BLUES 4^ Vol.^^No. 3 QUEENS CHICORA COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C. October 29, 1937 MedicusPlays A t Opening of Music Season Famous Flutist Presented By Charlotte Symphony at First Concert The Charlotte Symphony orchestra opened its 1937-38 season Friday eve ning at 8:30 o’clock at the Alexander Graham Junior high school, at which time the first of a series of five con certs was presented. Emil Medicus, celebrated flute virtuoso, was guest soloist with the orchestra, which was under the baton of G. S. de Roxlo. Mr. Medicus played a suite of Spanish numbers composed by Conductor de Roxlo. The first movement of “The Golden Light” symphony, also composed by De Roxlo, opened the program. At the orchestra’s “request program” last year, this symphony received the sec ond largest vote of any number in the orchestras repertory. Two of Tschaikowsky’s best-loved waltzes, “Romance” and “Chanson Triste,” popular with music lovers everywhere, was included on Friday’s program. Brahms’ “Valse Suite” con cluded the program. Coffee was served during intermis sion by Miss Grace Robinson assisted by Betsy Montcastle, Margaret Mont gomery, Jane Davis, Mary Josephine Johnson, Mary Gunn and Jean Fergu son, all of Queens College. Paint Palette New Club Formed By Art Students The students of fine arts at Queens- Chicora have organized an art club, to which they have given the name, “The Paint Palette.” The president of the newly organized club is Anita Stewart of Charlotte, N. C.; vice president, Jessie Rose Clark of Ham let, N. C.; secretary and treasurer, Sybil Trexler, of Concord, N. C. The program chairman is Martha Eliza beth Alexander from Charlotte. The purpose of “The Paint Palette” is to create further interest in art. During the year the club is planning to have interesting speakers on their programs and some of the meetings are to be spent in visiting the art exhibits at the Mint Museum. The members are as follows: Hazel Adams, Nancy Archibald, Alice Bar ron, Jessie Rose Clarke, Katherine Duncan, Jean Fergerson, Frances Johnston, Mrs. M. Dorothy Lawson, Mary Mason, Huldah McNinch, Betsy Montcastle, Sylvia Nicholson, Kath erine Raiford, Anita Stewart, Sybil Trexler, Miss Lois Thompson, Alumni Advisor, and Miss M. Lillian Bremer, Faculty Advisor. Calendar Is Set by Currie Meeting Time of Organizations Announced By President of Student Body Meeting-time for Queens-Chicora organizations has recently been an nounced by Mary Currie, president of student body. They are as follows: On the first and third Monday of the month, I. R. C. will meet at 3:30. Every Monday S. C. A. Cabinet will meet at 4:30 and Boarding Student Council at 6:30. On Tuesday the Choral Club will meet at 6:30. On the first Tues day, Alpha Kappa Gamma will meet at 7:30. On the second and fourth Tuesday the Athletic Associa tion Council will meet at 7:30. On the first Wednesday of each month, day student chapel will be ob served at 9:30. The League of Evangelical Students will meet every week, at 3:30. Also every week at 4:30 on this day the Choral Club will meet. At 4:30 on every Thursday, soror ity meetings will be held. On the first Thursday at 6:30 a meeting of the Boarding Student Body will be held. Also on the first Thursday will be a meeting of Pan-Hellenic Coun cil at 7:30. On the second and fourth Thursdays at 6:30, executive council will meet. The only meetings scheduled so far for Friday are on the first and third Fridays at 4:30, which will be meet ings of the Spectator Club. ALPHA KAPPA GAMMA ELECTS McIVER Press to Meet Nov. 4,5 and 6 State College To Be Host To Press Convention; Four Go From Queens NANCY McIVER Honorary Frat Has Convention At Farmville Queens To Hear Dr. Brownell This Morning Dr. W. A. Brownell, professor of educational psychology at Duke Uni versity will speak to the Queens- Chicora student body today at chapel at 9:30 in the auditorium. Dr. Brownell has been brought here by the local chapter of Sigma Mu, na tional honorar}’^ scholastic fraternity. He will speak to the students on personality as a phase of psychology. Dr. Brownell is co-author of a series of elementary text books re cently published. He has taught at Peabody College, Cornell University, and the Universities of Michigan, Illinois, Texas, and Chicago. Candidates For Beauty Section Chosen Recently Four girls from each class at Queens-Chicora College were elected to appear in the beauty section of the 1938 edition of The Coronet during class meetings following chapel on Wednesday, October 27. Freshmen to be in this section are Mildred Burke, Evelyn McCracken, Sybil Trexler, and Cornelia Trues- dale. Sophomores are Grace Clark, Bar bara Davi$, Brooksie Folger, and Marjorie Poole. Sally McDowell, Elizabeth Gammon, Margaret Lloyd, and Adele Suther land will be the junior representa tives. Seniors are Madeline Hurt, Helen Jenkins, Alice AVright Murphy, and Jane Wiley. Methodist Group Will Meet In Nov. At Chapel Hill The State-wide Methodist Student Conference is being held November 5, 6, and 7, at Chapel Hill, North Carolina. “Christian Issue Today” is the theme. Girls attending from Queens- Chicora are Helen Jenkins and V. V. Taylor. Also delegates from Greensboro College, W. C. U. N. C., Salem, High Point College, Catawba, Davidson, Elon, Guilford, Pfeiffer, Wingate, A. S. T. C. at Boone, W. C. T. C. at Cullowhee, Brevard, Asheville Normal, Lenoir-Rhyne, Lees-McRae and Mars Hill are attending. The conference fee is $1.25 and in cludes a ticket to the banquet on Saturday night. The delegates are furnished rooms and the girls will be furnished breakfast by their hostesses. All other meals will be bought by the delegates. National Convention- of Alpha Kappa Gamma, national leadership fraternity for women, was held on October 15 and 16 at Virginia State Teacher’s College in Farmville, Vir ginia. The theme of the meeting was “Vocational Opportunities for Wom en.” Registration was at three-thirty* on Friday and the meeting was formally opened at seven o’clock with Jane Royall, assistant dean of wom en at Farmville, and president of Alpha Kappa Gamma, presiding. Of ficer’s reports were given and circle reports followed. An informal re ception was held for delegates is the student lounge. On Saturday morning the theme was discussed by a representative of each chapter. First speaker was Nancy Mclver of Olympian Circle of Queens-Chicora College; next was Nancy Shallirt of the Athenian Circle of the University of North Carolina; May Maynard of Florence Nightin gale Circle from University of South Carolina was the third speaker; and Madeline McLaughlin of Joan Circle from the State Teacher’s College was last. Following lunch, reports of the various committees were heard. Mary Currie of Queens-Chicora was chairman of the nominating commit tee. Officers for the coming year are Jane Royall, president; Ellen Deppe of University of North Carolina, vice- president; Nancy Mclver of Queens, recording secretary and historian; and Miss Florence Stubbs of Farm ville faculty, treasurer and executive secretary. Steering committee for the coming year consists of Frances Smith from Queens, I.,odema Gaines from University of South Carolina, and Dean Childs of the University of South Carolina. It was decided that the 1938 con vention he held at the University of North Carolina, after which the meet ing was adjourned. Saturday night the delegates were entertained at a banquet held at Longwood, an estate belonging to the Teacher’s College. Miss Blakeslee of Washington spoke on “Social Secur ity Board.” Miss Elizabeth Shippley was toastmistress and Miss Blakeslee was introduced by Miss Stubbs. Representatives from the Olympian Circle at Queens were Nancy Mclver, Mary Currie, Elizabeth Calder, Jo Hackney, and Helen Jordan. Officers of the local chapter are Nancy Mclver, president; Jo Hack ney, vice-president; Lillian Smith, secretary, and Louise Crane, treas urer. C. R. Dunnagan, president of the North Carolina Collegiate Press As sociation, has announced that the as sociation’s fall convention will be held in Raleigh on November 4, 5, and 6. The business sessions and social gath erings have been planned to instruct and entertain delegates from all the North Carolina Colleges. More defi nite and detailed plans will be an nounced soon, the president states. Georgia Underwood, business man ager of the Coronet, is secretary of the Association. Girls from Queens who will prob ably attend the convention are: Helen Jordan, editor of Queens’ annual, the Coronet; Georgia Underwood, busi ness manager of the Coronet; Helen Hatcher, editor of the Queexs Beues; and Mildred Lowrance, business manager of the Blues. Foreign Missions Is Subject Of Vesper Programs The Vesper service for Sunday, Oct. 17 was led by V. V. Taylor who dis cussed “Glorious Living,” a book which deals with our foreign missions and worker. Following this interesting review, brief but impressive talks on China, Japan and Korea (three of our lead ing mission fields), were given by Olive Croswell, Alice Timmons and Helen Cumnock. Adding much to the service was the special music presented by Eleanor Alexander, Mildred Low rance, Jo McDonald, Peggy Sloop and Eleanor Guyton. On October 24 we were fortunate in having Miss Lucille Dubose speak to us at the Vesper service. Miss Du- Bose is assistant in mission educa tion of executive committee of for eign missions in Nashville, Tenn. She is very active in missionary work; and having just returned from a trip to Africa, she told many of her interesting experiences. Miss DuBose brought out especial ly that the missions need help in order to carry on their work, and she made a special ap])eal for this cause, drawing attention particularly to the fact that not money so much as vol unteer workers and special prayers are needed. Miss DuBose was introduced by Louise Crane, President of the S. C. A. and one of our campus leaders. Dr. and Mrs. Crane are missionaries in Mutoto, Belgian Congo, and Louise has lived there most of her life. Who’s Who Includes Six Queens Girls Currie, Smith, Johnston, Crane, Hackney and Ward Are Honored Twelve Have Been Initiated By I. R. C. Club Alice Crowell, of Charlotte, jiresi- dent of Queens - Chicora’s Inter- relational Relation’s Club, has an nounced invitation of 12 new members recently given bids to join the club. The initiation was held last Monday. The new members are: Ruth Knee, I.ois Hodges, Martha Grey, Kathryn Craven, and Helen Jenkins, all of Charlotte; Nancy Mclver, of Gulf, Alice Wright Murphy of Salisbury, Doris Joines of Matthews, Ruth Mar tin of Derita, Frances Marion O’ Hari of Rock Hill, S. C., I.ynch Crockett of Tazewell, Va., and Sara Kelly Lillard of Elkin. Mr. Kenndy, head of Queens’ his tory department, sponsor of the club. Recently announced were the names of the Queens-Chicora girls who will be listed in the 1937 edition of “Who’s Who in American Universities and Colleges.” This book is published each year with outstanding seniors of colleges of the United States named with their campus activities. The girls from Queens are Louise Crane, Mary Currie, Josephine Hack ney, Martha Johnston, Lillian Smith, and Freddie Ward. During her four years here, liOuise has held the following offices: presi dent Student Volunteers, boarding student representative to S. C. A., treasurer of Alpha Kappa Gamma; and this year she is president of the Student Christian Association. She is a member of Chi Omega sorority. Mary, in her freshman year, was chairman of the freshman-junior party, president of Chi Omega pledges, and captain of freshman volleyball team. In her sophompre year she was president of the class, editor sophomore issue of Queeks Blues, chairman of sophomore senior banquet, wrote prize skit for stunt night, with sophomore journalistic award, treasurer of Choral Club, and was sophomore representative to S. C. A. Last year Mary was pledge Instructor of Chi Omega, Assistant editor of Queens Blues, chairman of junior-senior banquet, secretary S. C. A. cabinet, assistant editor Torch Bearer, Alpha Kappa Gamma publi cation. She is a member of the Strawberry Leaf, Alj)ha Kappa Gamma, Iota Zi, honorary French Club. This year she is president of the Intercollegiate Association Stu dent-Association and president of the student body. Joe Hackney was Assistant busi ness manager of the freshman issue Queens Blues, business manager of the so})homore issue, and business manager of Queens Blues last year. She is photographic editor of Coronet, vice-j)resident of Alpha K a p p a Gamma, treasurer of Phi Mu, a mem ber of Iota Zi. She is accompanist for the Choral Club, was on the orientation committee and big party committee last year. Martha Johnston was chairman freshman stunt night committee, and president of dramatic group during her first year here. She was assistant business manager sophomore issue Queens IIlues and assistant busi ness manager of the Blues last year. She was secretary of Day Student Council, on the junior-senior banquet committee, and vice-president of Phi Mu. This year she is a member of Alpha Kappa Gamma, organization editor of Coronet, social chairman of Phi Mu, and president of the Day Students. Lillian Smith has been chairman of student night her freshman, sopho more, and senior years. She was chair man of freshman junior-party, a member of I.oyalty Committee, junior representative on A. A. and presi dent of her class last year. This year she is S. C. A. representative, and has been all four years. She is secre tary of Alpha Kappa Gamma, and president of the Senior Class. She is Pan-Hellenic representative of Kaj)pa Delta Sorority. Freddie Ward was representative of Council for three years. Last year she was chairman food committee for Junior-Senior banquet. She is treas urer of Alpha Gamma Delta, a mem ber of the Home Economics club, a member of Alpha Kapj)a Gamma, and president of the Boarding Students,

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