North Carolina Newspapers

    MAROON AND
VOLUME 12
Published By and F or Elan Students
ELON COLLEGE, N. C.
Friday, March 26, 1848
NUMBER 10
Writers' Forum
Meets at Elon
This Weekend
This evening at eight o’clock ir
Whitley Auditorium, the student
magazine, Colonnades, is presentin3
a distiguished speaker, Annie Cath
erine Parrish, who is a well-known
professor of creative writing, and a
figure prominent in the installation of
chapters of the national women’s writ
ing fraternity, Chi Delta Phi. Miss
I'arrish comes to Elon to work with
the editor and the sponsors of the
college magazine in the weekend
- Writers’ Forum.
The title for her Friday night lec-
tTirp is “Art and Artiness in Creative
Writing.” Imimediately after the lec
ture there will be an informal recep
tion for the guest speaker in Society
Hall.
On Saturday morning at ten o'clock
Miss Parrish will meet with a group
of students and faculty members ti
conduct a critical analysis of student
v.riting errors.
The writing forum climaxes the cre
ative writing efforts of the year. At
Elon it marks the close of a contest
conducted for students in the junior
colleges of Nortr Carolina, and an
announcement of the junior college
winners will be made tonight. This
contest is concerned with three
awards set up and offered by Profess
or G. A. H. Johnson, Head of the De-
parment of Business Administration,
and includes the best Spenserian
Sonnet, the best Ballad, and the best
Formal Essay on any phase of Nine
teenth century American Literature.
The fourth and grand award, set up
b\ the president of the college, is a
scholarship for one year to Elon Col
lege if the judges deem any entry
worthy of the grand prize.
The Forum marks also the opening
of a contest for Elon students and
veterans’ wives.
There are three divisions of the
Forum Speaker
Christians Defeat
Akron U. 12-8
Colonnades E 1 tor
ANNIE CATHERINE PARRISH
Church To Have
Sunrise Service
Easter Morning
The people of the Elon Community
will begin the observance of Easter
Day with a sunrise se’-vice at 7 a. m.
The service will be held on the knoll
ju^'t south of the Christian Educa
tion Building, if the weather permits,
n the weather is not suitable for an
out-door serrvice, it will be held in
Whitley Chapel.
The service will seek to bring to
realiity the experience of the first
Easter, and will c»se with Holy
Cemmunion.
The service is being siponsored by
the young people of the community
and everyone is invited to attend.
Other services are a general as
sembly of the entire Sunday school
in Mooney Chapel at ten o’clock. The
rpK'ilar Easter AVorship Service will
i c held in Whitley Chapel at eleven
o’clock.
J. M. Broughton
To Address IRC
It was announced today by Dr.
Hans E. Hirsch that J. Melville Brou
ghton will speak at the regular meet
ing of the International Relations
Club on March 29, to which the stu
dent body and the general public is
invited.
Mr. Broughton, a former governor
of this state, and at present a candi-
nate for the United States Senate, is
a Raleigh attorney and one of the
outstanding political personalities of
this state. He will speak on the sub
ject of “America’s Role in World
(Continued on page four)
Co ch Mall. r - W i I
Speak Monday Nigl.t
Coach James Mallory will speak at
7 p.m., Monday, evening March 31.
in Society Hall on the topic, “The
Relation of Recreation to General Ed
ucation”.
Coach Mallory is a;ppearing under
the sponsorshiip of the Education
Club.
Everyone is invited to attend and
to become better acquainted with
our new coach.
Elon Keeps Lead
Throughout Game
Overcoming a first inning onslaught
of 3 runs by their opponents from
Ohio, the Elon Christians rapped out
four of their own in the first inning
and went on to win the season’s open
er by a 12-8 score. The visitors dis
played a hard hitting ball club, which
slugged out 10 hits, but Elon connect
ed for nine of their own and added
some fancy base running to lead from
the first inning on.
Three :nitchers were on the hill for
Elon and showed signs of better
things to come, although all weakevied
momentarily. Frank Roberts twi'-led
the first three innings, C. K. Siler
the middle trio, and “Old Bobo” And
erson finished up. Siler racked up a
pair of strike out victims, while And
erson also whiffed two.
Big gun at the plate for Elon was
outfielder Gene Caviness, who slam
med out three hits in four trips, in
cluding a long double. Dick York also
banged out two bingles, while Steve
Walker, Ed Ellis, Sonny Griggs, ami
Lou Savini also had hits. These added
up with a variety of walks, had the
sacks cluttered most of the time and
had three Akron pitchrs in difficulty
throughout. B. Stadvec, the last of
the three Ohioans from the rubber
city to toe the hill, displayed the most
stuff and in addition blasted a long
home run over the left field wall.
(Continued on page four)
Signs Of SPring
LEWIS H. LAWRENCE
contest. To the winning entrant in
every division the Chamber of Com
merce offers an av/ard in the amount
of $10,00. The divisions are as fol
lows:
1. Essav, “What the War Taught
Me about How to Live”—open to male
veteran students
2. Essay. “What the War Taught
Me About How to Live”-open to the
wives of veteran students whether the
wives are enrolled in scrool or not
3. Any type or form of contribution
considered by the judge the best Elon |
student manuscript submitted to the '
magazine for publication
Judge of the contest will be Lucia 1
Clark Markham, poet, of Lexington. '
Kentucky. (Mrs. Markham is the
author of arecent volume called
“Sonnets”: and has appeared in a
number of popular and literary maga
zines.) Deadline for the entries is
^ April 9. Submit your entries under
seal to Alton Wright, Contest Mana
ger, or his Assistant, Alton Cockrell.
When you see students sunning themselves on the Alamance steps,
as Ghaham Erlacher of Milford, Conn. and Mildred Johnson of Wilmington
are doing above, then you may be sure that spring has arrived. We can’t
account for the books—it isn t exam w eek.
    

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