ELON COLLEGE LIBRARY
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ELON college, N. C., WEDNESDAY, MARCH 3, 1926.
Elon Basket Ball Quint Is
Defeated On Home Floor In
Two Last Games Of Season
Games Are Hard Fought, But The
Christians Are Unable to With
stand the Visitors’ Attack.
DICKENS AND BYRD STAR
Gamte Played February 23rd and 24th,
Which End The Season For
N. C. STATE GAME
Christians put up good figbt here
February 3rd against N. C. State, but
were conquered 27 to 18, in one of the
best games seen on the home court this
The game opened fast from the start
and at no time did it lag, Elon taking
the first scoring on Dickens’ foul which
Newman tossed in. Then State took a
spurt, which lead Elon was never able
to overcome, though at times they were
tagging close onto the Wolfpack score.
The home team was forced to long shots
when they could not pierce the State
defense, but the Christians fought hard.
'J'he first half closed 16 to 11 in favor
of State but the Elon supporters came
back strong in the second period and
for the first eight minutes did not allow
a tally against them, and with abont
*ix minutes to play the score stood 18
to 20 in favor of State. Dickens and
Watkins, however, came in with two
more field goals and Brown added a
foul for the final point.
Dickens was the outstanding player
for State and the high scorer, with
Byrd doing the best work for Elon.
Line-up and summary:
Elon (18) Pos. N. C. State (27)
Newman (5) Dickens (9)
Bock (4) Gresham (2)
Jrntchfield (0) Brown (5)
^yrd (8) Watkins (4)
Kelly (1) McDowell (5) :
Substitutions: N. C. State—Williams
■for Gresham, Spence (2) for Brown,
Brown for Spence. Elon—Raub for
Byrd, Byrd for Crutchfield.
WAKE FOREST GAME
Elon lost the final game of the sea-
«0Q to Wake Forest on the home floor,
February 24th, >)y the score of 20 to 15,
in a game whicli was roughed up con-
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BASEBALL SCHEDULE IS
ANNOUNCED BY MANAGER
Seventeen Games to Be Played, Six of
WMch Are at Home, and One at
The baseball schedule foT the spring
term has just been announced by the
graduate manager, Barney, which in
cludes seventeen games, six of which
are to be played on Comer field, and
one at Burlington.
The schedule includes teams former
ly played, with the addition of the
United States Marines, which is a game
to be played in Burlington, Harden
Park, on March 19th.
The Fort Bragfg team will be seen on
the home field this year, the former
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rj c. A. HAS CHARGE OF
SUNDAY NIGHT SEBVICE
“Transformation” is Subject and
Several Take Part in an Instruc
Tlie regular session of the religious
activities organization, whicli meets on
Sunday evenings, was furnished a pro
gram by the Young Men^s Christian
Association, Sunday, February 21st.
The subject was ‘‘Transformation.’’
Tlie following program was rendered
with W. L. McLeod as leader:
R. M. Hook—“Darkness Into Light.
J. D. Gorrell — “Weakness to
Paul McXeil—“Hatr6d Into Love.’’
E. W. Vickers—“The Poor Becomes
J. R. Walker—“The Foolish Be
R. E. Brittle—“Sorrow Into Joy.”
These men gave some very interest
ing talks, which were enjoyed by those
MOTION PICTURES FULLY
Jr. H. E. Crutchfield. W. P. Lawrence
and J. R. Walker Get Special
The Philologian Literary Society met
Thursday evening, February 18th, to
discuss motion pictures. The boys on
program gave some interesting facts
concerning the taking, making, and
showing of motion pictures,
V. G. Hook discussed “The Taking of
Pictures.” In this he gave a discussion
of cameras and the art of photography.
G. P. Crymes showed the value of pic
tures as a recreation in “Motion Pic
tures in Recreation.”
M. G. Stanley gave a talk on “Mo
tion Pictures in Industry and Educa
E. W. Vickers then gave some rich
liumor which filled the society with
Then came tlie best piece on program.
J. R. Walker gave a declamation en
titled “Bo Carefnl Si.”
C. W. Kipka gave an interesting dis
cussion of the living of the Mexicans.
Mr. Kipka has visited in Mexico and
liad quite an experience there.
The query, “Resolved: That motion
pictures are a detriment to society,”
was debated, with H. E. Crutchfield and
M. G. Wicker on the affirmative, and
W. P. Lawrence, Jr. and Tom Corbitt
on the negative.
The decision committee decided in
favor of the negative with Crutchfield
and W. P. Lawrence, Jr. the best on
their respective sides, and J. R. Walker
A companion for the Tau Zeta Phi
banquet. The qualifications are:
The companion must belong to tlie
sex wearing trousers.
The said companion should also be
from the white race.
Send all applications to Miss Lillian
Wire, ’phone, write, radio, or see her
KAPPA PSI NU CLUB
HOST TO OLD MEMBERS
AT ITS ANNUAL BANQUET
Many Old Men Return and En
joy a Touch of Their Old
W. C. GORDON PRESIDES
On the night of Saturday, February
27th, there were gathered in the West
Dormitory, at six-tliirty, a large g^oup
of happy people ready to fare forth to
the seventli annual banquet of the Kap
pa Psi Nu. Of these about half were
old men, or alumni of the club and the
school. It was one uf those rare occa
sions when men of former years coine
and gather with the men of today and
feel that they arc a part of the riotous
ly happy present.
At the hour of six-thirty the group
formed a line and walked to the ban
quet hall in the Y. M. C. A. Here under
the guidance of C. W. Gordon as toast
master, the following program was ren
Kappa Psi Nu Yell
Welcame C. W. Gordon
Response Margaret Neblett
Music Madge Woods
Reading Mrs. L. M. Cannon
Violin Solo L. F. Johnson, Jr.
Toast to the Old Men.... II. Richardson
Response P. E. Lindley
Throughout the evening an orchestra
composed of otudoiitJ furiiieihcd mu»ic.
A delightful five-conrse dinner was
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“UP THE LAUUEB,” TITLE
UF NEXT PICTURE HERE
Story of a Woman, Who, Through
Double Sacrifice, Saves The Man
The picture, “Up The Ladder,” comes
to us Saturday, March 6th. Here’s the
Title—“Up The Ladder.”
From stage play of the same name
by Owen Davis.
Locale—New York City.
A secret love for another w'oman was
destroying the millions which James
Van Clinton had accumulated through
his ijivention, the tclevisionphone.
Van’s wife, a lovely, self-sacrificing
yoTjng woman, often waited at home
w'liile he was out on “special business”
at nights. She suspected nothing. She
wanted liim to be happy. Had she not
sacrificed her great home—arad pitted
her entire future to aid the penniless
At their fifth wedding anniversary
Van came home late. In his pocket his
little daughter discovered a parcel. A
gift, the wife thought. Mrs. Van Clin
ton insisted that the child place it back.
Blit Van left the parcel secure in his
pocket, unknowing that his family knew
Mrs. Van Clinton phoned a charming
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March 6—Alpha Pi Delta Ban
March 13—Tau Zeta Phi Ban
March 15—Spring term begins.
April 6—Concert number.
Clios Present the ”Dnst of
The Earth” Which Serves as
Fitting Climax For Monday
FINE iiAL BANQUET
The Old Members and Guests Join
With The Boys and Have a
Time of Merriment.
PSIPHELIANS GIVE THEIR
GOOD WEEKLY PHOGHAM
Misses Calhoun, Nobles, and Graham
Given Special Mention.
The Psiphelian Literary Society held
its regular meeting Wednesday evening,
February 17. After business was con
ducted the following program was
A page from a diary—Julia Woodson.
An Oral Story—Foy Matlock.
Piano Solo—Marie Nobles.
My Ideal Life Work—Lois Calhoun.
Current Events—Norma Matlock.
College Humor—Nannie Graham.
Those receiving special mention were:
Misses Calhoun, Nobles, and Graham.
The Iota Tau Kappa, doeorated un
der its favorite colors, held its annual
banquet in the Y. M. C. A. banquet hall
Saturday night, February 20th. The
tables in the hall were arranged in the
shape of I. T. K. which is emblematic
of the Iota Tau Kappa.
The tables were beautifully decorated
with the fraternity colors and 2arge
bunches of red roses, the fraternity
flower, ordained the tables.
The feast was enjoyed by every one
present. Merriment and enjoyment was
furnished for the evening by a selected
program, in co-oi*dination with the Elon
Boosters’ orchestra. Mr. E. P. McLeod
acted as toastmaster and very cordially
welcomed the guest-s to sit with them in
an evening of merriment and enjoyment
together, an evening away from the
mystic realm of the Iota Tau Kappa.
Response Bernice Hartman
Toast M. G. Stanley
Response W. C. Elder
Reading Francis Sterrett
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TROTH” IS DISCUSSED
WITHY. W.C. A. LEADING
Program About The Real Value of
Truth and Frankness.
Last Sunday evening, the Y. W. C. A.
leading in the religious services discus
sed “Truth,” with Miss Rosebud Kim
ball as leader.
A hymn was sung and the following
Julia Woodson—“What is Truth?”
Daphney Spratt—“How Does Truth
Help in Life?”
Misses Woods and Osborne—Duet,
“The Old Rugged Cross.”
Graham Rowland ■— ‘ ‘ Love For
Lucy McCargo—“Value of Truth in
Our Everyday Life.”
Edith Way—“Why Do We Fear The
These young women’s talks were en
joyed by a good size audience that was
out to hear them.
IS BIG SUCCESS
Celebrating Washington’s Birth
day, Better Known to Elonites
and Friends as Clio Day.
AUDITORIUM IS PACKED
Wesley Williams, O. W. Jones, and W.
C. Grlfflin Play Epecially
Clio Day, as the date of February 22nd
is known on the Elon College campus,
came to a fitting close Monday evening
with the presentation by the members
of the Clio Literary Society the play
entitled “The Dust of the Earth.”
February 22nd is a holiday in the
college calendar and besides being the
anniversary of George Washington is
set aside as the date of the annual cele
bration of the above society. Social
rules w’ere suspended during the day,
and a special dinner was enjoyed at
5:00 o’clock in the afternoon by the stu
dents and the many visiting alumni and
More than 1,000 people crowded the
Whitley Memorial Auditorium at 8:00
o’clock for the entertainment of the so
ciety. This is one of the largest audi
ences that has attended the celebration
OTi this dat« for severfll years*
The entertainment this year consisted
of a four act drama by Katherine
Kavanaugh, “The Dust of the Earth,”
and was well acted by the young men
of the society. Though amateur produc*
tions entirely the society plays her©
have approached very nearly the style
and finish of professional productions,
and this play was no exception. Wes
ley Williams, D. W. Jones, and W. C.
Griffin played their parts especially well.
All the characters were represented by
men, four taking the part of women
and girls. Mrs. L. M. Cannon coached
the play, assisted by Miss Ruth Klapp,
and F. D. Ballard acted as stage man-
ager, and D, L. Harrell, Jr., as property
manager, and C. L. Holland, L. T. Mc
Cloud, Dr. E. Turner, Jr., C. L. Kim
ball, and G. E. Ring, as marshals for
the occasion, the welcome being given
by George D. Colclough.
The Burlington high school orchestra
furnished music for the entertainment
preceeding and between the acts under
the direction of Prof. M. Z. Rhodes, an
alumnus of the society. The music was
especially well received by the largo
audience, and the whole program was
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THE PSYKALEUNS RENDER
A VALENTINE PRODRAM
Have Interesting Program About
A Valentine program was given at
the regular meeting of the Psykaleon
Literary Society held Monday evening,
February 15. The numbers were as fol
“Origin and History of Valentine
Day,” Fleda Summers.
**The Lost Valentine,” a reading by
“The Rosary,” a vocal solo, by
Original Dialogue concerning Valen
tine, Margaret Joe Ballentine and
Humor, given by Charlotte Roberts.