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BLUES Vol.^ No. 4 QUEENS CHICORA COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C. November 12, 1937 Fashion Show Sponsored By A.K. Gamma Winter Wardrobe Modeled by Queens Girls; Musical Program Given The interest of the Queens-Chicora students was centered, Thursday night, November 11, around the Fashion Show sponsored by Alpha Kappa Gamma, National Leadership Fraternity. A winter wardrobe for the college girl was charmingly dis played by models from the college campus. Comments on the general trend of style, given by Fashion Commentator from a local shop proved to be very interesting, par ticularly to girls who like to be both thrifty and well dressed while they are at college. An added feature to the program was the piano and voice numbers rendered by Miss Martha Petteway of Charlotte and Frances Riddle of Columbia, S. C. Miss Petteway was graduated from Queens-Chicora last year and was a member of Alpha Kappa Gamma. Frances, who has one of the loveliest voices at Queens, is a Kappa Delta Pledge. Students, holding tickets bearing lucky numbers were awarded prizes given by various business organiza tions in Charlotte. After the eve ning’s entertainment, members of Alpha Kappa Gamma sold dough nuts. The following girls were lovely as models; Grace Clark, Marjorie Poole, Mildred Burke, Jean Ferguson, Evelyn McCrackin, Ann Purnell, Ann Pease, Elizabeth Gammon, Louise Hoggard and Helen Jenkins. Officers of the club are: Nancy Mc- Iver, president; Josephine Hackney, vice president; Lillian Smith, secre tary; Louise Crane, treasurer; and Elizabeth Calder, historian. Other members of the club are Mary Currie, Helen Cumnock, Helen Hatcher, Mildred Lowrance, Jane Wiley, Lynch Crockett, Martha John ston, Freddie Ward, and Helen Jord an. ^TowderPuffGirr Is Presented By Queens Players Members of the Dramatic Club of Queens-Chicora College presented “Tlie Powder Puff Girl,” a comedy in three acts, in the school auditorium on Thursday, November 4, at 8:30 o’clock. The production was directed by Miss Ethel M. King, head of the dramatics department. Miss Elaine Suber, as Dot Clemson, did an excellent piece of work. Other members of the cast were well-suited to their parts and portrayed the characters in a splendid manner. Miss Anneal Triplette and Miss Anne Pease were outstanding as delegates to the Ethno-Paloentological Convention. The entire play was well received by the audience, which included many Charlotte friends of the college, as well as members of the student body. The cast included: Louise Benton Billie Frazer Dot Clemson Elaine Suber Mrs. Fay La Rue Lucille Kidd Lucretia Birdsong....Anneal Triplette Matilda Quackenbos Charlotte Sutter Theodosia Mather Anne Pease Inez Edith Tinsley Sadie Jenny Lynn Wright Miss Marie Rosemond played sev eral violin selections between acts. Ushers, also members of the club, were the Misses Claire Wishart, Bev erly Hemby, and Betsy Mountcastle. Candidates For May Queen Miss Jane Wiley (left), and Miss Helen Jenkins are in the run-off for May Queen honors at Queens-Chicora college this year. The election will be held Saturday. —Courtesy Charlotte Observer. Girls In Choral Club Announced By Miss Robinson Members of the 1937-1938 Choral club of Queen-Chicora College have been announced by Miss Grace Rob inson, director of voice training at the college. Programs will be present ed throughout the year in cities of North Carolina and South Carolina. A special program will be the annual Christmas Carol service, a candle light service which is always given the last Sunday before Christmas holidays. Miss Josephine Hackney of Charlotte is accompanist for the Choral club this year. Sopranos chosen are as follows: Betty Gardner, Mary Payne, Vir ginia Smith, Laura Fleming, Mar garet Kornegay, Callie McElroy, Carolina Miller, all of Charlotte; Sara Redwine of Lexington; Louise Crane of Hickory; Eleanor Alexander of Knoxville, Tenn.; Elizabeth Danner of Beaufort, S. C.; Sara DuRant of Newton, Iowa; Lucile Harmon of Concord; Margaret McGregor of Gibson; Juliet Price of New London; Henrietta Mclver of Gulf; Virginia Blymer of Salisbury; Bonnie Cox of Morganton; Frances Riddle of Co lumbia, S. C.; Ora Lee Dougherty of Bryson City; Jean Craven of Clark- ton; Dorothy Carson of Mooresville; Mildred Lowrance of Mooresville; Cree Roberts of Carthage; Alene Ward of Tryon; and Frances Hunter of Newport News, Va. Second sopranos are June Escott, Claire Wishart, Sara Nichols, Vir ginia Taylor, Lois Hodges, Judith Killian, Marie Roseman, Betty Por ter, all of Charlotte; Kathryn Rai- ford of Concord; Emily Ferguson of Clinton, S. C.; Margaret Mont gomery of Reidsville; Elizabeth Cran ford of Gastonia; Frances Stough of Cornelius; Sally McDowell of Pacolet, S. C.; Betsy Mountcastle of Lexing ton; Mary Fountz of Salisbury; Josephine Jiolmston of Goldston; Vera T. Boulware of Barnsville, S. C.; Cornelia Truesdale of Kershaw, S. C.; Miriam Teal of Chesterfield, S. C.; Catherine Moore of Indian Trail; Dorothy Longenecker of Bel gian Congo, Africa. Altos are Elizabeth Imbody, Maujer Moseley, Ermine Waddill, Clara Morris, all of Charlotte; Marguerite Craven of Clarkton; Lillian Sample of Fort Pierce, Fla.; Josephine Mc Donald of Hamlet; Alice Longeneck er of Belgian Congo, Africa; Helen Cumnock of Davidson; Frances Mari on O’Hair of Rock Hill, S. C.; Mary Currie of Wallace; Sara Haynes of Kannapolis; Peggy Sloop of Mt. Ulla; and Enid Waggett of St. Charles. May Queen To Be Chosen At Polls This Morning At 3:00 o’clock on Thursday, No vember 11, it was announced by Mary Currie, president of the student body, that Helen Jenkins and Jane Wiley, having received the greatest number of nominations, would run for May Queen. Nominations were from ten until 1:30 o’clock. Campaign speeches will be heard in chapel this morning and voting will be from ten until two o’clock today. Campaign managers for the two candidates are Helen Cumnock for Helen Jenkins and Sally McDowell for Jane Wiley. Both girls have been leaders on the campus during their four years. At present Helen is day-student vice- president of the S. C. A. and presi dent of Phi Mu sorority pledges; Jane is chairman of the senior stunt and president of Kappa Delta sorority. Costume Recital Will Be Given At Davidson Nov, 19 On Nov. 19 and 20 the North Car olina Chapter of the American As sociation of Teachers of French will hold its first regular meeting at Davidson College. At 6:30 on the 19th Davidson will be the host at a complimentary dinner. Dr. Lingle LL.D., president of the college, will make the address of welcome. At 8 o’clock in Chambers Audi torium, with the co-operation of the faculty committee on lectures, Madame Mathilde Mainguy McKee will be presented in a costume lecture of French popular and peasant songs. Madame McKee, now living in Baltimore, Md., is originally from Paris, and received her early train ing there and in London. She is an official lecturer of the Alliance Francaise and soloist of the Balti more Music Club. Madame McKee has been heard on several occasions in the southern states, and has merited flattering press notices. The Atlanta Constitu tion says: “Madame McKee brings with her an abundance of fine train ing abroad, a naturally beautiful voice, and an element of dramatic instinct typical of her native land. The Baltimore Sun comments; Ma thilde McKee, soprano, was an in terpreter of charm and spirit, and one who should be especially inter esting in a costume recital. The lecture will be open to the public free of charge. Musicians and students of French are invited. Dr. Lucille Delano, professor of French and Spanish at Queens, is sec.-treas. of the organization. Davidson Party To Be Given Here On November 18 Plans are being made for a Queens- Davidson Party to be held on this campus during the afternoon and night of November 18. Mrs. Agnew and Mary Currie, with the co-opera tion of Alpha Kappa Gamma, have started working on plans for a suc cessful day. It is thought that the Davidson boys will be entertained at an informal supper on the campus, which will be followed by campfire singing. From the auditorium, where enter tainment will be provided for the girls and their dates, the party will move to the dining hall, where stu dent talent will be displayed. The winning feature of stunt night will probably constitute part of the en tertainment. A date system similar to the one used at Davidson last Spring will be used here. Committees for the party are: Entertainment, Nancy Mclver, Jane Wiley, Caddie Willis, and Martha Lib Alexander; Food, Freddie Ward, Martha Johnston, Louise Crane, Helen Jordan, and Sally McDowell; Reception, Helen Cumnock, Alice Wright Murphy, Mary Gunn, Frances Stough, Anne Pease, and Virginia Smith; Decoration, Lillian Smith, Elizabeth Calder, Helen Hatcher, Mildred Lowrance. and Jo McDonald. Queens Is Host To S.C.A. Convention October 30 - 31 The Student Christian Association of North Carolina, which held its an nual convention at Queens on October 30 and 31, decided to invite into the Association, Montreat College, at Montreat, and Lees McRae College, at Banner Elk. The various discussion groups, which concern campus and outside problems, were; “Vesper Programs and Attendance”; “Literature for Prayer Meetings and Other Meetings”, “Music For the Services”; “Minister’s Annuity Fund”; “Home Mission Pro jects”; “Recreation”; and “Open Forum.” These groups were led by student representatives. There were reports from each college represented, also. One of the most outstanding talks of the convention was made by Miss Lucy Steele on “How Can Chris tian Workers Have a Christ-like Atti tude?” Dr. Edgar Gammon spoke on “Christian Approach To Others.” The closing Sunday evening vesper serv ice was led by Dr. John A. Redhead. The theme, which was selected, is Philippians 2:6 “Let this mind be in you, which was also in Christ Jesus.” State Is Host to Convention of N, C, Press Radio Program To Be Broad cast ; Seventy Present; Spring Convention Here The fall convention of the thirty- fifth semi-annual meeting of the North Carolina Collegiate Press As sociation was held in Raleigh, North Carolina, November 4, 5, and 6. North Carolina State College served as host to the convention. Approximately seventy delegates were present representing the follow ing school publications of the state: Wake Forest, Salem, W. C. U. N. C., Davidson, Appalachian, Atlantic Christian, E. C. T. C., Meredith Queens - Chlcora, High Point, Guil ford, St. Mary’s, Flora McDonald, Elon, and Duke. Officers for the convention were: Charlie Dunnagan, president, from State College; Warren Stack, first vice-president, Duke; Bill Staton, second vice-president. Wake Forest; Dick Vowles, treasurer^ Davidson; Georgie Underwood, secretary, Queens-Chicora; Romeo Le Fort, Executive secretary. Dean of State College. One of the most important accom plishments of the meeting was the de cision that a radio program be broad cast, made uj) of news flashes and unusual happenings on the campuses of North Carolina Colleges. This program will serve as a faster means of spreading campus news. Begin ning November 15, it will be broad cast every Monday evening from 7:00 o’clock through 7:15 over station WPTF, Raleigh. The program for the three days of the convention are as follows: Thurs day, from 2 until 5 o’clock the dele gates registered in the hotel lobby. At 6 o’clock, an informal reception was held in the hotel ballroom. Friday, at 9:30 a general business session was held, Wesley Wallace of station WPTF spoke on news com mentating. He suggested the radio program, which has been explained above. A luncheon was held at State Col lege at 1 :()0. On Friday afternoon group meetings were held at the Sir Walter Hotel for annual editors, magazine editors, newspaper editors, and all business managers. The heads ofjthese meetings were: Herbert Hitch, annual editors; Carl Goerch magazine editor; Lewin Wilson, newspaper* editors; A. M. Beck, busi ness managers. A banquet was held at 7:30. Carl Goerch was speaker at the banquet. On Saturday morning at 9:30 a business meeting was held. Reports were made by the newly-appointed committees. An address was deliver ed by Clyde R. Hoey, governor of North Carolina. It was decided that the spring con vention will be held in Charlotte, with Queens-Chicora and Davidson Col leges acting as joint hostess and host. A committee was appointed on arrangements for the convention, composed of Georgie Underwood and Dick Vowles. Saturday afternoon the convention delegates were guests at the State- Citadel football game. Delegates to the convention from Queens-Chicora were Georgie Under wood, Elizabetli Calder, and Helen Jordan. Dr. McConoughy pleaded for more aggressive action in educational insti tutions for the preservation of American traditions.