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Thursday, October 25, 1923.
THE CHOWANi; }, CHOWAN COLLEGE, MURFREESBORO, N. C.
ALATHENIANS HOLD FIRST
Saturday evening, October 13, the
Alathenian Literary Society held its
first regular meeting of the yar.
After the assembling of the mem
bers the meeting was called to order
by the President. Mrs. W. K.McLean
was elected Chaplain for the year
1923-24. Following her election Mrs.
McLean assumed her duties by read
ing the 19th Psalm.
The first number on the program
was ‘*The History of the Alathenian
Literary Society’* by Gladiola Parker.
In her clear, interesting way Miss
Parker related to the Alathenians
many interesting facts about the or
ganization of the Society in 1912
from the old C. 0. V. A. Society. The
musical numbers were: violin solo by
Camilla Manson and a piano solo by
Mildred Riggs. Moella Askew read
“Tom Sawyer’s Love Affair”, and was
In the “Aims of the Society” by
Edna Lassiter and “The Duties of
Each Society Member” by Ella Mae
Parker the members were made to
feel the importance of their loyalty in
maintaining the motto, “We seek
truth and Wisdom”.
The Secretary surprised the mem
bers by announcing an impromptu de
bate, “Resolved: That the new girls
have an advantage over the old girls”.
The affirmative was upheld by Vida
and lola Bryan. Those on the nega
tive were Lois Essex and Gladys
Clary. Each debater spoke with en
thusiasm and conviction. The judges
rendered the decision in favor of the
After a very favorable report by,
both the Critic and Censor the society j
adjourned by singing the Alathanian
THE KNOTT-GUNN LYCEUM
“See ’Em and Grinn”
“Something novel, something
new”, but one of the best hits of the
year, was that lyceum attraction Sat
Scene—In the office of “See ’em
and Grinn” Lyceum Bureau.
Time—Fifteen minutes before the
troupe is expected on the road.
Plot—Get ’em quick. Get ’em
anyway you can. But get ’em.
Cast—Officer presiding, Mr. Know-
itall. Miss Knott
First Hand Man, Mr. Know Most of
It, Miss Gunn
Applicants, Mile. Emile Sessoms,
Mile. Curves Thelma Peterson
Miss Has Been Hilda Matthews
Miss Worldly Wise Eudora Joyner
Princess Pocahontas Minnie
Senorita Henandez..Camilla Manson
Mrs. Backwoods Eva Overby
Ima Backwoods Gertrude Boland
Shesa Backwoods.-Elizabeth Weaver
Mile Singit High Ila Leary
The cast was called together, the
parts assigned, and after five min
utes of deep concentration on the
part of each actor, the bell sounded,
the curtain went up, and the actors
gazed upon the spellbound audience.
The surprise came to the audience
upon the discovery that the “travel
ers” of the Traveling Lyceum, had
really traveled only from East to
The costumes were furnished by
Haste & Getemon.
When the curtain went down on the
final scene the verdict of the audience
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