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Queens blues. volume (None) 192?-19??, April 24, 1942, Image 1

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Don’t Forget May Day Practices QUEENS BLUES Have A Good Time Seniors! May Day Theme To Be Origin S^ial Series Swamps Serious Seniors Banquet Will Climax Week Of Festivities 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. Soph Victory Proclaimed In Paper Battle 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 College. , MargaTet Bourkt-Whito 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 To Retreat On Week-End 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 Burgess. 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 members. 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 tary-Treasurer. h:J [1 . , ■ -i i I I ■

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