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Queens blues. volume (None) 192?-19??, February 14, 1940, Image 1

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BLUES ‘‘For A True Blue Queens 99 Vol. 19, No. 1# a QUEENS-CHICORA COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C. February 14, 1940 Annual Music Fete Held At Davidson 10, of of n s Or- Michi- conductor for musicians ;e. festi Satur second 11 concert All Chambers musical Mr lald Club vain Mc- Miss Queens Choral and Symphony Take Part In Festival; Pfohl Directs Davidson College held its second annual Music Festival, February 11 and 12, under the direction James Christian Pfohl, director music for Davidson and Q u e e Colleges. The Little Symphony chestra of the University of gan, and Thor Johnson, cor were again the guest performers the event, which attracted music from various parts of the state, Three concerts constituted the val program—one at 8:30 on day evening, February 10; a on Sunday afternoon, February at 1:00 o’clock; and the final cor on Monday’^ evening, February 12. the concerts were held in Hall. Witli Mr. Pfohl, acting as director of the festival, were Johnson and Mr. iTiane McDonald director of the Davidson Glee Clu’ Soloists were Miss Katherine Swai of Winston-Salem and Mrs. D. M. Me Spadden of Charlotte, sopranos ; Mis,' Elizabeth Tavis Jensen of Winston Salem, contralto; John E. Toms, ten or, head of the voice department of the University of North Carolina Donald L. Pfohl, baritone, director of music at Wake Forest College- Grace Potter Carroll, Asheville pian ist; and Italo Frajola, violinist. Organizations that took part m the Festival were the University of Michigan Little Symphony orchestra, members of the Queens-Davidson Symphony orchestra, the Davidson Symphony orchestra, the Davidson Festival chorus, the Davidson College Glee Club, and members of the Dav idson Symphonic Band. The initial concert of the festival {Continued on page five) Seniors Prepare For Class Day In an important meeting on Feb ruary 8, the Senior class held elec tions for the Class Day office Betsy Springer, president of the c ass presided. Class Day officers who were elected are Billie Thomas of Charlotte as historian; Elaine Suber of Whitmire, S. C., as prophet; Henrietta Me ver of Gulf as poet; and Imcielle Gwa ney of Charlotte as lawyer. Anne Fuller of Buffalo, Alabama, is the chairman of Class Day exercise Heads of committees are Elaine Suber, general chairman of senior palvs; Billy Thomas, chairman o senior entertainment; and Henne ta Mclver, chairman of the committee on invitations. Spectator Club Plans Party Soon The three groups of Club met together on Friday, ' ruary 9 at 4 o’clock in the Day Student Building. On the program was a "" “Whether the Honor System ' « Be Practical at Queens.” Taking the affirmative side was Mimi Brad- ham; the negative, Mary Love. The members of the Spectator Club will go to Davidson for a social with the Philanthropic Literary Socie y o Davidson College on Friday, February 23. Presbyterians Elect Delegates Ten Girls Represent Queens At Conference; McFadyen On Cabinet At the student government chapel, February 7th, ten girls from the Pres byterian church were selected to at tend the Presbyte’rian Student As sociation at Salisbury on February 16th and 17th. This will be a con ference of Presbyterian rciiresenta tives from the colleges in North Caro lina. There will be delegates from N. C. State, University of North Carolina, Duke, Presbyterian Junior Collegfc, Davidsoi^, Flora McDonald and Peace. Lucille Gwaltney is the official dele gate from Queens and she will havt charge of the devotional part of the conference. The girls who will accomjiany he are: Dorothy Longenecker of Bel gian Congo, Africa; Jane Montgom ery of Iteidsville, N. C.; Pete Mun roe of Charlotte, N. C.; Frances Brockington of Elberton, Ga.; Frances Trulock of Climax, Ga.; Ruth Ed- miston of Salisbury, N. C.; Anne Croniartie of Elizabethtown, N. C. Gladys Plartzell of Anderson, S. C. Amelia Bradham of Sumter, S. C.; and Martha Stoner of Elberton, Ga. The S. C. A. Cabinet entertained the student body and friends of tlu college wdth a silver tea from 4 to 6 on Friday afternoon, February 2 Lucielle Gwaltney received guests at the door. Miss Slaton poured tea and the members of the eabinet served. This was the first time that most students had seen the Hut since it has been newly decorated, and they were very' pleased with the changes made. Mary Jean McFadyen was re cently elected by the S. C. A. Cabi net to replace Kllenora Spratt as a member of the program committee. Senior Teachers Observe Classes The Dean of Instruction has is sued a list of the senior practice teachers, who are teaching in the public schools of Charlotte. Ihelr practice teaching consists of twenty- hours of ohservation and twenty- hours of actual teaching. The teach ers are as follows: The High School Department Elizabeth Harms, Evelyn McIntosh, Dorothy Muse, Dorothy Branan Martha Stoner, Dorothy Alexander Frances Allgood, Irene McCall, Lu cielle Gwaltney, Frances Hunter. The Commercial Department—Ileita Caldwell, Anne Cliears, Anne Fuller, Lucy Harmon, Callle McElroy, Mar jorie Poole. The Home Economics Department —Dorothy Duckett. Scottie McNulty, Elizabe^i Porter. Betsy Springer, Woodrow Summers. Elizabeth Bran don. The Elementary Department Brooksie Folger, Martha Auten, Vir ginia Spoon, Annie Carr Powers, Henrietta Mclver, Frances Stough, Nina Brown, Helen Cox. Carolyn Pierce, Nancy Raley, Margaret Flowe. Dr Frank N. Stanton, CBS di rector of research, finds that college students learn what they hear 23 per cent faster than what they read. Wy' 9* ' J V '' * t'i- MISS SHIRLEY BLACK Miss Black Assumes Post Mary Baldwin Graduate Here To Assist Miss Slaton As Dean of Women The faculty and student body are happy to welcome Miss Shirley Black, who has hegun her duties as the new assistant to Dean Slaton Miss Black is official dean when Miss Slaton is away and she will act, at all times, as consultant to the students. In an interview with Miss lilac, it was discovered that she was born in Rochester, Minnesota, but at an early' age she removed to Spartan burg, S. C. There she attended both grammar school and high school. After graduating from high school she became a student at Mary Bald win College in Staunton, Va., where she majored in Spanish, Speech and Dramatics. There she was very active in school life. As a sopho more she was secretary of her class and president of tlu* Junior class. She served in the capacity of student body jiresident in her senior year. During her four y'ears at .Mary' Baldwin, Miss Black served on the Y. W. cabinet; she was a member of the I. R. C., Dramatics, and Spanish clubs; and she was a rep resentative of her college in “Who's Who in American Universities and Colleg-ss.” On her graduation in 1939 she was awarded the Algernon Syd ne\' Sullavan Award which is given for character and leadership. For the past few months she had attended Columbia University where she has studied jiersonnel work. When asked what her likes and dislikes were she revealed that there were verv few things she dislikes. However, she admitted these to be her favorites; frankness in every'one, almost any'thing to eat, and travel. Her particular dislikes are “Jitter bugs,'’ bridge and insincere people. Says Miss Black, “I think Queens is a grand place and one of mv chief ambitions is to know every'one here.’' Queens is fortunate in giving to its students such a good friend and giving to the faculty such a good worker. Group Suggests Building Chapel Last week the Religious Education Committee of the faculty' suggested at its meeting that the students and teachers of Queens College consider the idea of a new building for the campus. In the discussion that follow ed, plans for such buildings as a gymnasium and a new chapel were contemplated. It was unanimously (Continued on page four) Dean’s List Students Is Given By Godard Miss Slaton To Go To Convention Dean Leaves For St. Louis; Will Visit Chicago And Stephens College Dean Slaton will leave February 17 for the National Association of Deans of Women which is to be held Jointly with the American College Person nel Association at St. I.ouis, Mis souri. The association is meeting to discuss problems which will be of interest to the Deans in American Colleges. Miss Slaton will visit Stephens College which is one of the leading schools interested in vocation guid ance. Here, she will study' the col lege plant and make observations. The program of the Dean's A.s- sociation will be varied and will in clude many' topics and discussions of interest by the leading educators of the schools in the United States. Among tthese are: Training stud ent officers by the Dean of Woman. University' of Nebraska; balanced function on a Dean’s Pressure Sched ule, Dean of Women, Hiram College; how to organize and conduct a guid ance conference, State Teacher’s College, Newark, N. J.; selection and admission of students; educations in search of a goal. Dean of the Col lege, University' of Chicago; Emo tional maladjustment among college students. Dean of Women, Syracuse University'. Throiighoue the entire program there will he entertain ments and recreations for the as sembled groups. Junior Banquet Is Planned The .Tunior Class recently' held a class meeting to discuss jilans for the .Tunior-Senior bampiet which is to be held on April 27th. .lean Fer guson was elected chairman. Her committees have been selected and they are starting work on their jilans immediately'. They' are as follows: Decorations Committee: Chairman, Alice Barron; Anne Brannon, Fran ces Brockington, and Mrs. Huffman. Entertainment Committee: Chair man, Mary' Payne; Sara Thomjison, Rachel West, and Mildred 'I’aylor. Food Committee: C’hairnian, Hilda Harmon; Mary Gunn; Frances I.ow- rance, and Sue McNulty'. Place Arrangements Committee: Chairman, Maujer Moseley; Ermine Waddill, Cornelia 'I'ruesdale, .Julia Edwards. Invitation Committee: Chairman, Ellen Hardee; Boots Bowen, Eliza beth Tay'lor, Virginia Cothran. In the near future the .Iimior Class will sponsor a fashion show. The entire personnel will consist of .Junior girls. A skit will be jire- sented in connection with the jires- entation of the new fashions. Be tween showings members of the .Jun ior Class will entertain by a variety of acts. Callie McElroy has passed her 100- word transcription test in shorthand and has received a certificate from the Greeg Publishing Company in recognition. Callie is a senior from Charlotte, N. C. First Semester List Totals Thirty Upper-Classmen, Two Freshmen Dean Godard announces today' the following list of girls who have made the Lean’s list for the first semester. This list is composed of sixteen seniors, twelve Juniors, two sopho mores, and two freshmen. These are as follows: Tera Bailey, Anda- usia, Ala.; Martha Baldwin, Mount Gilead, N. C.; Amelia Bradham, Sumter, S. C.; Dorothy' Branan, Thomson, Ga.; Ileita Caldwell, Con cord, N. C.; Helen Cochran, Char lotte; Helen Cox, Belmont, N. C. Irene Davis, Charlotte; Caroline Edwards, Charlotte; Betty Gardner, Charlotte; Elizabeth O. Greene, Char- otte; Eleanor Guyton, Kosciusko, .Miss.; Elizabeth Harms, Charlotte; Georgie Hurt, Charlotte; Mary Mar shall Jone, Charlotte; Billy 'Hiomas, Charlotte; Ruth Kilgo, Charlotte; Marguerite Mason, Charlotte; Caro- yn Miller, Charlotte; Maujer Mose- cy', Charlotte; Callie McElroy, Char lotte; Henrietta Mclver, Gulf, N. C.; Eugenia Nue, Charlotte; Mary Alice Petteway', Charlotte; Dorothy Stough, Cornelius, N. C.; Elaine Suber, Whitmire, S. C.; Mary Thom son, Charlotte; Ida Mae Walkup, Me liitosh, Fla.; Rachel West, Moores- ville, N. C. Claire Wishart, Char lotte, N. C. The requirements for this honor are, for freshmen, four distinctions; for sophomores, three distinctions; and for Juniors and seniors, two dis tinction. No grade may be below merit. Because these students have shown themselves to he exceptionally cap able college students, they are ex empt from the customary' rules of class attendance. Three girls had all distinctions. They' were Ruth Kilgo, and Elizabeth Green, both from Charlotte; and Dorothy' Branan, from Thomson, Ga. The Dean’s list idea was origi nated in a number of colleges all ov erthe country' several years ago. The purpose was to release students who were doing unusually well from the customary' requirements for class attendance. Freshmen Elect Hartzell Leader ' On Wednesday', February' 7, the Freshman class elected Gladvs Hart- sell of Anderson, S. t\, to serve as president. Gladys is freshma nrepresentative in the Boarding Student Council, one of the ten Queens delegates to the Presby'terian Student A.ssociation meeting at Salisbury^ and a member of the Alpha Delta Pi social sflrority'. She was very' prominent in hibh school, being awarded a ring at com mencement })resented each to the out standing girl graduate. Doris MsKinney' was chairman of the freshman for the first semester. College Issues ’40-41 Catalogues The recently published Queens Col lege Catalogue is entirely new and different. It is much smaller and more compact than the former one, the type being different in size and arrangement. The new additions to the faculty and college staff are listed along with their respective duties. v 1

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