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Queens blues. volume (None) 192?-19??, October 17, 1941, Image 1

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Will You Do Your Port? Voli^ No. 2 BLUES Help to Enter tain Our Army QUEENS COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C October 17, 1941 Symphonietta Plays On Wednesday Junior Class To Sell Christmas Cards if Marion Miller To Serve As Card Chairman The Junior class will have as one of its main projects this year the sell ing of Christmas cards. The funds raised will be used to help finance the Junior-Senior banquet which the class gives at the end of the year. Marion Miller was elected to serve as chairman of the Christmas card committee. The entire Junior class has now been divided into committees. The chairmen are: Louise Brumley, Irene Hardee, Kathleen Hardee, Mar garet Hawkins, Lucille Blackburn, Marge Mason, Elsie Moseley, Lib Nash, Dot Summerville, Ruth Wilkes, and Gladys Hartzell. Sample boxes of Christmas cards from ten different Companies have been ordered. This will give the students a large number of attractive cards from which to make their selection. Each Junior will take her turn at using a sample box and soliciting orders for the cards. The Junior class is proud of the variety of assortments of cards which it has to offer and feels confident that there are cards which will appeal to everyone. The student body is Urged to co-operate with the class by ordering their greeting cards through some Junior. Remember that Christmas is not so far off. Be sure to order your cards now and avoid the last minute rush! Mary Martha Nixon, president of the Junior class has announced the following girls as committee chair men to serve this year. These girls Were elected at the Junior class meet ing. The chairmen are: Lucy Hassell, stunt chairman; Sue Crenshaw and Ruth Kilgo, co-chairman for the gal lery; Elsie Moseley, chairman of the Wednesday morning, October 9, jacket committee, serving with Sara olvmpiari Circle of Alpha Kappa . and j^egional Leadership Fratern ity for Women held its fall tapping service during chapel.. The following girls were tapped: Inez Fulbright of Wilmington, N. C.; Flora Mac Donald of Dillon, S. C.; Margaret Harden of Winnsboro, S. C.; Mary Jean MacFadden of Ellerbe, N. C.; Ruth Edmiston of Salisbury, N. C.; Mary Martha Nixon of Lincolnton, N C.; and Louise Blue of Southern Pines, N. C. The program opened with a scrip ture by Annette Mclver, followed by a prayer led by Dr. J. M. Gettys. The history of Alpha Kappa Gamma was given by Jane Montgomery. The pur pose and qualifications for member ship were given by Ann Golden and Mary Marshall Jones. Following the tapping the student body joined in the singing of the college Alma Mater. Alpha Kappa Gamma was founded at State Teacher’s college in Farm- ville, Virginia, on May 12, 1928. At present there are four chapters: the Athenian Circle at the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill; the Florence Nightingale Circle at the University of South Carolina, in Co lumbia; the Olympian Circle at Queens College; and a circle at Co lumbia College, in Columbia, S. C. Harriette Scoggin is president of the Olympian Circle. Other members in clude Annette Mclver, Jane Mont gomery, Ann Golden, Julia Miller, Mary Marshall Jones, Dr. Lucille Delano, Miss Mary Denny, and Miss Thelma Albright. -J The 14 men above, led by Harry Farbman, comprise the Farbman Symphonietta which will play in the Queens Auditorium on October 22. Alpha Kappa Gamma Taps Seven Campus Leaders Five Seniors And Two Juniors ^ Inducted In Impressive Ceremony Holleman and Ruth Wjlkes; and Marion Miller, chairman of the Christ mas card committee. December brings the fashion show , which will be sponsored by a well known store in Charlotte. To model in the show are girls who will be ■chosen from the different classes. Louise Blue Heads New French Club starting off with a flourish, the students of French at Queens held an organization meeting for tlie Cercle de Francais Wednesday afternoon. The officers elected were Louise Blue, president; Marguerite Mason, vice- president; Mildred Pearson, secre tary; and Louise Brumley, treasurer. It was decided that dues would be collected and that Freshmen would not be admitted. The president ap pointed Margaret Hawkins, chairman, and Idrienne Levy and Margaret Powell to draft a constitution for the club to be presented to the Stu dent Government for approval. Miss Jo Langford is the faculty adviser. Several types of programs for the future were discussed. Tlie club will meet once a month. During each meeting only French will be spoken. Seventeen students attend ed the organization meeting. Cooperation with the Cercle Fran cais at Davidson College is exiiected to take place. I^ast year Queens French students were invited to David son for several occasions. Inez Fulbright is vice-president of the Senior class and the president of Alpha Iota. In previous years she has held the following oflBces: vice-president of the Junior class, treasurer of the S.C.A., and president of the Sophomore class. She is on the Dean’s list and is a member of Phi Mu sorority. , Flora MacDonald is president of the Athletic Association and has been prominent in athletics since her fresh man year. She is a member of S.C.A. cabinet, president of the Kappa Delta pledges, and a member of the choral club. Margaret Harden is prominent in the phases of music around the campus, president of Kappa Delta sorority, a member of S.C.A. cabinet, and a member of the choral club. Mary Jean MacFadden is vice- president of S.C.A., a member of the fellowship group, secretary of Alpha Eta Sigma, and has been active in S.C.A. since her freshman year. Ruth Edmiston is treasurer of the senior class, senior representative in S.C.A., member of fellowship group, and a member, of Alpha Eta Sigma. She was treasurer of the Junior class and secretary of S.C.A. her sopho more year. Mary Martha Nixon is president of the Junior class and a member of Alpha Eta Sigma. In her sophomore year she was Rat-day chairman and on sophombre council. Louise Blue is treasurer of S.C.A., vice-president of the athletic council, and is on the Dean’s List. She was president of her Sophomore class. Camera Club To Make Cards Scenic Spots Will Be Photographed The Camera Club bad a call meeting Monday, October 13 at 4:30 o’clock. New officers for this year were elected. They are: Sally Pardee, president; Marion Miller, vice-president; Betsy Hodges, secretary; and Frances Bryan, treasurer. Sara Alice Clark was elected chairman of the post card committee which plans to take pictures of scenic spots on the cam pus and put them on post cards to be sold in the book store. This will be a way of giving the college public ity and also of raising funds for the club. A contest will be sponsored by the club to judge the best photo graphs taken for the purpose. This year, the Camera club is plan ning many activities of interest. The members will learn to develop their own films and also how to take the best photographs. Any students who would like to join are asked to attend the next meeting. The meetings are scheduled for the first and third Mondays in each month. There will be a notice on the bulletin board con cerning the time and place for the next one. Canteen checks, army scrip honor ed for purchases at post exchange, are called “pontoon checks” by one first sergeant of the 44th Division, because they’ve kept many a soldier from sinking when his funds ran out before pay-day. F arbmaii Leads Fifteen Men In Orchestra With the presentation of the Farb man Symphonietta, Wednesday eve ning, October 22, the 1941-42 season of the Queens College I^ecture and Concert Series will have opened. This musical organization is under the direction of Harry Farbman and made its New York debut in Decem ber, 1940, where it was scored as one of the outstanding successes of the concert season. It is composed of fifteen young artists, many of whom have given their own Town Hall recitals. Harry Farbman, the leader, is a gifted American violinist. Born in Cincinnati, Ohio, of musical parents, he gave evidence at an early age of his remarkable talent. He has tour ed South America, Europe and the United States, and has been greeted on all sides with most favorable re views. The program will begin promptly at 8:16 P. M. in the Queens College auditorium and will probably in clude works by Grieg, Lalo, Dvorak, Kreisler, Mozart, Debus.sy and Sara- sate. All registered students are urged to go to 'the Business Office immedi ately and get their tickets. The schedule for the rest of the season includes: John T. Whitaker, November 24; Jeanne Welty, Decem ber 8; The Madrigalists, February 9; Eve Curie, February 16; and Prin cess Paul Sapieha, March 16. Vogue Offers Many Prizes For Contest NEW YORK.—For the seventh con^ secutive year, the editors of VOGUE invite the college women of the class of ’42 to compete in the Prix de Paris. The purpose of this annual contest is to discover college girls with a^'hair for fashion reporting and the ability to write. First prize is a year’s job with a salary on the New York staff of Vogue. Second prize, a special Vanity Fair feature writ ing award, is a six month’s paid posi tion with the fashion magazine. In addition, five cash awards are made for the five best contest articles sub mitted. These are purchased for pub lication in Vogue. Numerous Honour able Mentions are also given. Winners of these awards have the opportunity to be interviewed by department stores, newspapers, advertising agen cies, and other organizations who have jobs to offer. The contest is based on four quizzes and a short article. Seniors who are on the look-out for a career Hi fashion reporting or feature writing, should write to Carolyn Abbott, Vogue, 4JiO Lexington Ave., New York City, for further details. Or they may seeure information and an entry blank from the College Vocational Service. The first night in bivouac, one en listed man of the 119th Quartermaster Regiment, 4-tth Division, was heard to remark: “It’s a funny thing. Every time we go on maneuvers, the mos quitoes mobilize, too!” f. '1' ...1 , 11"; ■■ ■'■1.

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