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Don’t Forget May
Have A Good
May Day Theme To Be Origin
S^ial Series Swamps Serious Seniors
The schedule of plans for the an
nual series of events known as Sen
ior Week has been announced. This
year the week of April 27 through
May 2 has been set aside for the spe
cial activities of the Senior Class.
The faculty will entertain the sen
iors at a grill supper on Monday
night, April 27 at the new outdoor
oven on the back campus.
Tuesday night there is to be a for
mal dinner in the dining hall with all
seniors sitting at a special table. Fol
lowing this tl^ere will be an after-
dinner coffee in Burwell Hall.
On Wednesday the seniors march
out of chapel, as is traditional, and go
to Rozzelle’s Ferry for the day. There
they will discuss their plans and
ideals. All seniors are excused from
classes on Wednesday.
Thursday afternoon Mrs. A1 Brown,
whose daughter is one of the class
mascots, will entertain the seniors at
a tea at her home on Lawyers Road.
There will be a luncheon at the
Blakely home on Friday, and the
week will be climaxed by the annual
Junior-Senior banquet at the Hotel
Charlotte Saturday night.
The battle of the freshman edition
versus the sophomore edition has
come to close—without bloodshed. The
scores have just recently been tab
ulated and the winner acclaimed. This
honor goes to the sophomore class
for its edition of February 6.
The Editor-in-Chief was Idricnne
Levy. Her staff included Elnora
Honeycutt, Lucille Wayland, Lib
Lael, Margaret Powell, Nancy Isen-
hbuiT Franz Rummell, Mildred Pear
son, Adelaide Henry, Nancy Baker,
M^ry Sue Barnette, and Judy Scholl,
editorial staff; Dot Harms, business
manager; Norma Anderson, advertis
ing manager; Helen Vogel, circula
tion manager; Marjorie Imbody, col
lection manager. Theme of the soph
omore issue was National Defense.
The freshman paper was printed
March 2. The staff, headed by Elsa
Turner, editor, included Betsy Hodges
and Pat Stagle, associate editors;
Bettye Welche, Hilda Brewer, Dot
Maqidin, Polly Foglesong, Betty
Howard, Louise Leitszy, Marjorie
Rogers, and Patsy Scoggin, report
ers; Frances Bryan and Dottie Sap-
penfleld, business managers; Ruth
King, Betty Kenyon, Marie Sitton,
and Jane Boovy, business staff.
Miss Laura Tillett is faculty adviser
of the Blues. Adviser for the fresh
man edition was Miss Evelyn Baty.
The judges were Miss Thelma Al
bright, dean of students and instruc
tor of English; Miss Mary Denny, in
structor of English; Mr. Melvin Wat
son, acting head of the English De
partment; and Mr. Tom Jones, direc
tor of public relations for Queens
Noted Woman Photographer
Describes Varied Experiences
Margaret Bourke-White Talks On
Journey In Soviet Russia
By Idrienne Levy most as realistic as the pictures she
The smiling lady stepping into the showed of the bombings at night,
above, stepped just as easily into Her impressive audience with the
thi heart of her audience Wednesday great dictator Stalin was so well
• ht at Piedmont Auditorium when described that the audience felt as
told thrilling stories of her ad- if It too had gone with her down
® . s in Russia. She is the famous the long corridor to the impressive
^^*man photograplier, Margaret office of Russia’s Big Little man.
Bourke-White, who with her equally
famous husband, Erskine Caldwell,
toured the Soviet.
Miss Bourke-White’s talk covered
.Qumey into Russia through China ing almost impossible to pronounce
^ she photographed Generalissimo in Russia — and their intense hatred
rn^Madame Chlang Kai-Shek. She for “Gitler,” the arch-fiend,
described the unrest in Russia until
the outbreak of the German war when
every person questioned the position
of Great Britain and the United
States in the conflict. Miss Bourke-
White’s vivid description of Moscow
under the great bUUkrlegs were al-
S. C. A. Cabinet
Fantasy Is Based On Tradition
Of Ross Rather Than On Facts
On May 8th Queens will crown Doris Raley as Queen of May. She
will have as attendants her maid of honor, Mary Catherine Martin and
24 maids of the court. Sally McGregor will be flower girl. Entrance of
Queen Doris will be proceeded by a guard of honor who will give a drill.
'— Girls of the guard are Alberta Bal-
lenger, Billie Harmon, Dot Link, Jean
Rourk, Margaret Thompson, Harriet
McDowell, Margie Imbody, Frances
Pierce, Ann Carr Brown, Dot Funder
burk, Marguerite Gillespie, and Betty
The theme of the program is in the
nature of a fantasy representing the
birth of the flag of the United States.
Adelaide Henry portrays the role of
Betsy Ross and Marion^ Miller, that
of George Washington. Twelve girls
together with Betsy Ross represent
the 13 original states, and they dance
a minuet. There will be a pickaninny
reel and a red, white, and blue may-
pole dance. The three colors of the
flag will be represented in three ballet
dances: the white being represented
by Dot Swearengef, Rosemary Vin
cent, Mabel Beach, Dora Lybrand; the
blue by Mary Moore; and the red by
Margaret Davis. The whole fantasy
is based on the tradition of the flag
of Betsy Ross rather than facts.
May Day is under the direction of
the Physical Education Association,
headed by Miss Cordelia Henderson.
Student chairman is Winnie Shealy,
who is assisted by Dorothy Funder
burk. The fantasy was arranged by
the student members and Miss Hen
derson. The dances, which are original,
are arranged by the students of the
physical education classes.
The Spring Retreat of S. C. A. Cab
inet will be held on the college
campus in, the “Hut” this week-end
for both old and new officers. Miss
Mary Louise Woodson, director of
young people’s work in the Synod
of North Carolina, will lead a dis
cussion group Saturday afternoon
for members of the cabinet.
Dr. W. A. Alexander, minister at
the "First Presbyterian Church here
in Charlotte, will talk to the group
Saturday night. Sunday morning the
Cabinet will meet during the Sunday
School hour to make definite plans
for the coming year. The group will
go in a body to the Selwyn Avenue
Presbyterian Church here on the cam
pus where Dr. Gettys will preach.
The Vesper program Sunday evening
will climax the retreat. At this time,
the traditional candle-light service
will take place, and officers for the
new year will be installed.
Dr. John A. Redhead Delivers
Address To New Honor Council
Installation services were held in
the auditorium Wednesday morning
for the new members of Honor Coun
cil. Dr. Samuel C. Byrd, introduced
by Dr. Blakely, gave the invocation.
Dr. John A. Redhead, Jr., pastor of
the Second Presbyterian Church, de
livered the address.
Mary Marshall Jones, former pres
ident of the student body, welcomed
the new council members. Mary
Martha Nixon, incoming president,
gave the response. During the in
vestiture service, old council mem
bers placed their robes on the new
Dr. *Blakely made a charge to the
student body, and the college Alma
Miater was sung in response. Dr. J.
M. Gettys gave the benediction.
Spring Election Results Fill
Major Campus Council Offices
Miss White’s talk was punctuated
with humorous remarks about the
Russians’ affection for Ambassador
'Garry Gopkins”—the letter “H” be-
for “Gitler,” the arch-fiend.
Margaret Bourke-White was dress
ed in an attractive black striped
taffeta dress, and she delivered her
lecture with a simplicity that charm
ed her audience. Her most recent
work, “Shooting the Russian War,”
will be published this month ..
Results of the annual Spring elec
tions are coming in from various
points on the campus and most of
the offices are now filled.
Mary Martha Nixon was elected to
the Presidency of the Student Gov
ernment, and will serve in that ca
pacity for the coming year. Other
members of her Council are: Sarah
Holleman, Boarding Student Presi
dent; Terry Mosteller, Day Student
President; Jane Grey, Student Chris
tian Association President; and Louise
Blue, Athletic Association President.
Elections have been held for many
of the council members. The Boarding
Student Council will be: Louise Brum-
ley, First Vice-President; Margaret
Rowland, Second Vice - l^resident;
Mary Catherine Burleson, Third Vice-
President; Mabel Beach, Secretary;
Edna Adams, Treasurer; Kathleen
Hardee, Senior Representative; Kitty
Ellmore, Junior Representative, Elsa
Turner, Sophomore Representative.
The Day Student Council is as fol
lows: Mary Jane Hart, Vice-Presi
dent; Marjorie Imbody, Secretary
and Frances Bryan, Treasurer.
The Student Christian Association
Council is: Nancy Houston, Boarding
Student Vice-President; Marguerite
Mason, Day Student Vice-President;
Ann Hatcher, Secretary; Lenore Mc
Call, Treasurer; Julia Keys, Board
ing Student Representative; and
Eleanor Lazenby, Day Student Rep
resentative. The S. C. A. Fellowship
Group consists of Lucille Wayland,
President; Annelle McCall, Vice-
President; and LaRue Allison, Secre
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