ET-Oy COLLEGE, N. C„ WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17. 1926
THE SPilli BANPEI
SEASON LAST SATUilDAy
This is the First Club Banquet of
the Season and It Marks the Ap
proach of the Social Season.
OLD MEMBERS ATTEND
After a long period of apparent trail-
(juility the soeial pensou hei'e has arous
ed itself from a seeming lethargy and
a teii'Weeks period of banqueting }iaa
begun. TJie season was very fittingly
opened cm last Saturday niglit with the
annual Beta Oniieron Beta banquet.
Tliis affair has always beeii a very
popular one and tliis year it wns espc-
l ially good. Happy faees after the end
of the banquet attested to the fact that
realization had fully covered expecta
The pretty hostesses and their guests
gathered in the reception hall of the
West Dormitory at six-thirty and sliort-
ly after made their way to the banquet
liall of the Y. W. T. A. iliss Frances
Sterrett very efficiently and capably
acted as tcastninster. After her toast
of welcome to the guests the following
program was given, interspersed with
music by the Boosters’ Club Orclicstra.
A'ocal Sfdo—TJella Cotten.
Piano Solo—]\i;ary A. White.
■n’-Qcal Solo—Mias P'isher.
If it were conceivable that the pro
gram was lacking in any respect it
would have been more than made up
for by this delightful four-course din
ner that came in between:
Grapefruit and Mint Cocktail
i Salmi of Chicken Spanish Sauce
Creamed Carrots Duchess Potatoes
Olives Rolls Celery
Pineapple Ice Home-made Cake
Those present were as follows:
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CLIOS WILL PRESEII
A Drama in Four Acts to be Given on
Clio Day, Which is Febru
On tlic evening of February 22, 192(i.
ttio play, “The Oust of the Earth,"
vill be ])resented in tlie Whitley Audi
torium. Elon College, X. C. This is a
drama in four acts, by Katherine
Ka va nangli.
Every one atti'ndiiig is :issurcd an
eujoyiibU* evening with these boys.
This play is presented by the ('lio
Jiiterary So'ciety. Last year this so
ciety [)resentel “A Reg'lar Scream,’’
\vlii(di was Avcll received by a large
Below is a cast of characters:
j)Hvid ^Toore—G. C. White.
Susan ^^oore—D. W. Jones.
Elizabeth—\V. C. Griffin.
l?ev. Dr. Templeton—W. L. McLeod.
John Ryder—T. R. Rustou.
Wandering Tojh—J. D. Gorrell.
Old ilose —F. C. Rainey.
Xell (The Dust of tlie Earth)—Jl.
VESPER SERVICE syijy IS
CONSIDERED FINE IREAT
The Weather Being Bad, It Was En
joyed by Only Siiinll
DURHAM Y WINS
FROM ELON TEAM
Game is E-oiigh; Raiib and Starling
The Durham Y. i[. C. A. basketball
team won Tuesday, February 16tli, from
Klon in a rough, loosely-played game
by the score of 23-22, Starling dropping
in the winning counters about 15 sec
onds ahead of the final whistle.
Elon had the better part of the con
test until the latter part of the game
when Starling and Perry opejied up au
offensive that won for the Y. Scoring
was held down until near the end of
the game, when both teams threw cau
tion to the wind.
Crutchfield did exceptional guarding
for Elon line-up:
Elon Posi. Durham Y.
Newman (6) O’Neal (5)
Bock (5) Starling (8)
(Crutchfield Perry (8)
%rd (2) Heflin (2)
Raub (9) . .; Montgomery
Sunday afternoon, February Hth,
those who braved the weather condi
tions. heard some splendid inusic render
ed by Prof. Velic, organist, assisted by
Florence Fisher, soprano; Pauline Slioop,
violinist, and Zenith Hurst Velie. pian
Prof. A’elie rendered three selections
bv Tharlo'w Lieiirance, who a})peared
jtersonally here in a j-eccnt eoncert.
The following program was given:
In a Gondola Smith
Heavenly Light Gounod
(Organ, Piano and Violin Accompani
Russian Song Dargunijsky
Cradle Song Gretchaninoff
Kojnanee In A Thurlow Lieurance
Farewell! Cabin Mine
\Vi um-“ Indian Lullaby’^
Ave Maria Mascagni
(Organ, Piano and Violin Aeeomi)ani-
Last Hope Gottschalk-Velie
CLASS GAMES SO FAR
(To date February 36, 1926)
Freshmen 7 1
Seniors ^ 4
Sophomores 4 5
Juniors 2 6
By taxing at its source, only four
men are needed to administer the col
lection of Wisconsin’s gasoline tax.—
Bedsteads are uncommon in Japanese
houses, as the Japanese sleep ou thick
padded quilts piled on soft mats which
cover the flo'ors.
“FAMILy SECRET” NEXT
PICTDRE TO BE SHOWN
A Universal Jewel Featuring Baby
Baby ;i[oiit^oinerv stars in the
l^iptiire foT Siltiirday, February 20th,
at a g;lance.
Title--* ‘'riie Faniiiy Secret.’'
fyi>'-' of Story—Tiraniatic storv of a
little chilli wluj was "always in the
way. ’ ’
Previous Hits-‘ l)ar]ini>- of New
'iork,” aii'l “The Law Forbiils.”
Story by Fraiiees lloilj^son Burnett.
Lor-ale New York City.
1 he 1 auiily &e'rct is a sorecn
\'ersioii of Frances Jlodgson Burnett’s
famous novel. •‘JO.Iitha's Burjriar,” and
reflects tlie story of a little girl whose
mother ivas an invaliil, whose father
liecaiiie a burglar au.l whose cliildish
mind was at tlie mercy of a governess
v\hose only knowledge of children exist
ed 111 the narrow schedule outlined for
her by some l»ersoii obviously cliildless.
Baby Peggy is one of the foremost
child actresses in the worbl.
Here's just a hint at the story:
■Margaret Seldridge secretly married
Oarry HolnicK. a jioor clerk. Because
they fear Margaret's father, a rich,
iincomproniisiug man, they kc]it their
secret. Garry sneaked in tlirough a
window to see his wife aud is seen by
a iKdiceman. Despite his protest, lie is
sent to' ,iail for four y'ars
Baby I’egg>’ Holmes, born shortly after
her father goes to prison. The child
is an attractive, gay little youngster,
but is obnoxious to Simon and his stern
sister, Abigail. Peggy runs away to
play with some street children aud gets
lost. She is foiind by her own father,
now a v agrant. He takes her to .a police
station. Her grandfather and mother
go to get her, just missiug Garry. That
night Garry is persuaded by a crook to
help in a robbery. Garry enters while
the crook watches. Peggy hears a noise
down stairs, she peeks aud recognizes
Garry as her street friend. He recog
nizes her necklace as the one which he
jireseiited to' Margaret years before.
Seldridge enters and shoots him, wound
ing him seriously. In the final scenes a
reconciliation takes jilace.
Saturday night, February 27th, ive
will have “Speed,” from the Saturday
Kveiiiug Post story by Grace Sartwell
Masou, featuring Betty Blythe, William
V. Mong, Pauline Garon, aud Bobert
Kllis, a whirlwind drama of a .jazz-age
Just here 1. wi.sh to plead again that
eacli one that goes to see the picture
will idease pay the small amount which
is reipiested—ten cents. Ho the people
who see these pictures realize what
they're getting for such a small price,
and then vs'on’t even pay this?
l.’ll tell you how wc can make such
a low price. We get good pictures, and
as we are only a short distance from
the source, the e.xpress charge is small.
Then the machines are furnished .at the
expense of the college. The college
pays for the electricity used. The col
lege (with the kind help of Dean
Hook) furnishes the screen, the tables
for the machine,s, and all other such
o.xpenses. Then we do not have to pay
the operators a salary—they do it will-
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‘CHRISTIAN EtlOEAVOR” IS
OISCUSSEO AT MEETING
...N. C, State Game
Wake Forest Game
... Concert Number
Miss Mabel Michael Leads Meeting at
Which Was Discussed Several Phases
of Christian Endeavor.
The Cliriistian Endeavor So'ciety met
Suniay evening at the regular service.
Mir>!> Mabel Michael leading, the
tlieme of the evening Avas, “What Does
E. Mean to
The meeting was opened by singing,
“Faitl) of Our Fathers.’’ The scrip
ture for the evening was found in
Miss Annie Clapj) then led in jirayer.
Till- foliowijig topics were then dis-
cussc'd in the most interesting man
“The Origin of ('. E. "—Julia Wood
"What is the Greatest Thing ('. E.
Does For Its Members?’^—Gordon
“How Has C. E. Heljied Your
CluuH-li? ' ’—Frank Alexander.
‘“What ('aTi (’. E. Mean to You ou
tlie Canj]»us?'’—Gladys Yates.
“liow May the C. E. be !Made to be
^fore Helpful to Tts I^rembers?''—Lillie
“How Has C. E. Helped You in Your
Fcllowshii) With (Mirist?”—W. M. Far
Miss IVradge AVoods then rendered a
ln-autiful s(»io, “Trees, ’ which was
very impressive to her audience.
The discussion provel very helpful to
the niembcj's of 0. E. making them
)-i':ili/e nuire than .’ver the -('nl
woith of C. E. and the 0])portunities
opened thus for true service for our
Lord and jNListei’ Jesus Christ.
PSyKALEONS HAVE VERY
Program Given Monday, February 8th,
Which Was Beneficial as Well
At the regular meeting of the Psy-
kaleon Literary Society held Monday
night a A-ery interesting as well as
behelirial program was rendered.
In her paper, “Which Popular Mag
azines of Today Are Beneticial and
Which Are Xot Benefirial?'’ Miss Edna
Mae Cox iiiformed the society that the
‘‘American Magazine” is the most
popular here among the students. She
endeavored to show that “What We
Real 7)etermines What We Are.^'
‘‘Beauty by Chance,’’ a story taken
from the “American Magazine,’’ was
t(dd interestingly and well by Miss
Miss :Nfary Stout entertained the so
ciety with a piano solo, “Waltz,” bv
“Fashion Hints,’* given by Miss
Jesse Lee Schalz, were very helpful.
“Current Evejits,” given by Miss
K)nma Wrenn told us many things of
interest that are happening today.
^^ss Alice Baldwin contributed many
huinoTous jokes, with the local touch
adding to the interest.
The judges decided the best three
numbers on the program were given
by Misses Cox, Schalz, and McCollum.
‘ ‘ L Jicle Mellons ’ ’ Dunn is oil the Hill,
and says he’ll be with us for a few
days. He’s a member of the Class
Silk stockings for Freshman girls
have been banned at West Virginia
ITnivei'sity. Only plain black cotton
uiay be used. Freshman boys likewise
must be heeled and toed in black cotton
y IC. A. HAS SEPARATE
PROGRAM ARGOT FAITH
Men Tell of Faith From Different
On Sunday evening, January 7th, the
V. ;>L C. A. met separately and had a
\ery good program rendered by several
The j)rcsident told of his and H. E.
Crutchfield’s trip to Raleigh to the Y.
C. A. conference.
Then the ])resident read the scripture
for the evening and the following pro-
gi’am was rendered:
Faitli in Daily Life—P. G. Hook.
De\ elojiiiig Faith—G. D, Colclough.
Faith, the Guardian of Youth—F. J.
Faith as a Developer—G. E. Ring.
Faitli and Common Sense—A.
Begin With Faith Today—W. P. Law
Faith in Little Things—Romie Davis.
Heroes of F;cith—D. M. Spence.
Pleasing Christ—E. E. Kipka.
Holding On-—James Green.
All these were good talks and w'ere
enjoyed by a large crowd which Tvas
out to hear them.
All those who were assigned to a
topic were present.
Y.W.C.A. HAS PROGRAM
Several Short Talks Made On
The Y. W. C. A. rendered the follow-
ing program last Sunday evening with
Miss Ruth Kimball as leader. •
The program opened with the song,
“Faith of Our Fathers.”
Miss Savage led in prayer.
The scripture lesson was read by the
leader, who' also made a few interesting
remarks on the topic.
“A World Without Faith,” was th^
toi>ic discussed by ^[iss Hannah New
Then iliss Kathleen Paschall gave a
short talk on “Faith First.”
Miss Susie Elder discussed “Con
fidence;” Miss Margaret Neblett, “Ac
tion,” and Miss Rosebud Kimball,
“How Does Faith Help?”
The program was very good and the
discussions were interesting. The pro
gram was concluded by singing, “Day
is Dying in the West,” followed by
prayer by Miss Stearns.
THE MOSIC LOVERS CLOB
HOLD SPIRITED MEETING
The Music Lovers’ Club of Elon Col
lege held a most interesting and instruc
tive meeting Monday night. The sub
ject of the program for this meeting
was “Modern Music.”
Professor Velie, head of the Depart
ment of ^lusic of the College, gave au
explanation of modern music and com
parisons with the older forms. He also
told something of the lives of the vari
ous modern composers whose work was
outstanding, thus preparing the club for
“Little Girl with the Flaxen Hair,”
and “Arabesque” by Debussy were
given as piano solos by Miss Bruce
Cates, Miss Florence Fisher, accom
panied at the piano by Professor Velie,
sang “She Stands There Smiling” by
Lieurance. Miss Pauline Shoop play
ed the violin obligato to this last num
ber. A group of three piano solos was
rendered by Professor Velie, “Lents.”
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