MAROON AND GOLD Published By and For Eloit Sttidcnts VOLUME 12 ELON COLLEGE, N. C. Friday, April 23, 1948 NUMBER 13 Work Finished Dorothy Shepherd Oon Kernodle McCrary Shuts On Cafeteriat Recital President\ Out Elon, 4-0 The new cafeteria was formally presented ^to the college on P'ridav- 1". t T(>hn A Howard F. VV. A Superintendent, and accepted l)y Paul j ^[)Oii, IJirecior of Fubiic Rel.ition^. Construction was done by the J. A Jones Con‘'t'UCtion Co. of Charlotte. The buildina: was transposed i panels from Fort Story, Virginia. 1 is built in tl'.e form of a "T ’ , and u' a picturesque scene to behold. Itr dimensions are 150 by 29 feet on the loTKT wing and 79 by 29 feet m the rear. . I his is the most beautiful and bes conitruited building in division #3, according to Mr. \V. A. Wilson, Pro ject Engineer, in charge. 1 he inter:oi of the rtructure is finished in sheet- rock w'i h mahogany wamscoting while bright, spot’ess maple floors an as fine as those in many of the pala tial homes of our land. The work was ot^kially started oi lanuary 22. However, because of th( inclement weather, construct on wa delayed for more than a month. Wit’ the coming of spring, the work wa rushed to completion with care am' precision. Mr. Howard was assisted by J. A Hamilton, who ser\'ed as tiffice man ager and purchasing agent for the work. ^^PygmaliDn” Is Well Received ‘By Ed Moss The touring Players’ presentatior of George Hernard Shaw's ' 1 yg malion" in Whitley Auditorium last b'riday evening provided two hours o. of unusual entertainment for local the- atre-goers. None of the pungency ot the ^.havian wit was lost through the efTorts of the former USO stage group "i he curtain calls tlemanded by th unusually small audience were a tii bute to the company’s fine perform DOROTHY SHEPHERD . t irrirg in the production wa? Lisabeth t31ake, who did an especially good job of portraying Li^a Dcol it ^ ihe heroine of tue play. Co-starru., with her in a very cap.,b>e manner wa: Robert Newton as Henry Higgin; He played the modern counterpart o the ancient king of Cyprus wlio f.; in love with lii.-; own cication. M ; Dooliitle's animation and vivacity r sembled 1.ttle the ^tatue of Galatt with whom the first Pygm ilion ft ill love. Hov\ever, thi> mythclogic:; love story served very well as a bus, for the allegory wh ch has hroug the Irish play .vright so much accl .i.i, 'f'he hne suppo. ting cae t wa ; c,;. posed of Jeneile Gregg as Miss Eyner- ford Hdi; iiniothy Gordon rs C I ickeriiig; J^Iicha^^U. Pleads as t red i Hil ; Hoicnce :itinley as Mrs. Pearc Paul H. A. Mead as Alfred DooliM and Margaret IMuiray as Mrs. Higgii 'i he cockney dialect and the mo cu’.tured Engli.sh accent were b( t handled in a commendable nianner f the most part. 'J'his distinction w one of the things which could h made or spoiled the performance. W i ■ the exception of Paul Mead, whos harsh intonations, suggestive of Brool lyn, was defintely showing, the ca: t observed this fine distinction. The touring players were ofTered . the la;t in the college lyceum serit;; this season. ‘ A. conflict of dates f^ ’ other college activities possibly wa*. the reason for the coniparativcl} small audience. The Elon College Department of Music presented iJorctliy Sliepheril, sopraiK), in her Senior Graduation Xeciial on Sunday afternoon April 18, at 4 o'clock ill VV hitiey Aiulitorium. .vliss Slieplierd has been soprano solo ist witii the Elon Singers for four years during which she sang two per-, .onnances of tne "Seven La: t Words” by Dubois. She has become widely viiown in radio through her work with .he Elon Singers on their weekly Sunday afternoon program originating ,‘roiii Radio Station W t3BB in Burling- on and by their affiliated stations of the Dixie Network. During her stay at Elon, Miss Shep- lerd has presented three full lengih .ecital.'. She is daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Roy T. Shepherd and a former student with Mrs. Lyman Seymore also of Durham. Miss Shepherd is a voice student with Miss E\elyn Hodgens of the Eion \lusic b'aculty. , Works by Handel, Mozart, Shubert, Hue and Ronald were included in her program. Of Student Sody Don Kernodle defeated Wallace Cnandler for the iiresider.cy of the student body in the final election- held Tuesday in the rotunda of the • \l;,mance Building, Lou Savini was elected vice-pres- ideiU; Wilbur Shearin, secretary; and Jeanne ;\leredith, treasurer. \’iviorious candidates for the -Stu dent Senat..* were led Parker, pres ident; Baxter I'widdy, vice-president Leo Kampman, secretary; and William M; tze, treasurer. For Student Council, Mildred John- on, president; Carolyn 'i hompson. ^ ice-president; Evelyn AIcNeill, sec retary; and Betty Dalehite, treasurer Rising senior class: Max Storey president; Thomas Burton, vice-|ires- dent; Elizabeth Jernigan, secretary: fames Lassiter, treasurer. Student 1 epresentatix es: l*'red Yarborough anl ..'iylvester Blalock. Council represen tatives: Ellen Spivey and Allene Stal lings. Rising junior class: James W iden- house, president; Dalton Harper, vice- 1 resident; Jeanne Meredith, secretary; l.obert Bowers, trea-urer. Senate rep r.-sentatives: Jack Hanel and Ireland L pchurch. Council representatives: Ijetty Dalehite and Ruth Baine. Rising sophomore class: Arthur Fowder, president; Henry Carr, vice- president; Maxine Abercrombie, sec retary; Jean Harris, treasurer. Senate representative: William Cook. Council representative: Helen King. riie McCrary Eag’es handeil P'.lon ts, first shutout of the Campai.gn Wed nesday night, defeating the I'ighting Christians -l-o at at Ashboro.iii an are ■ iglit acair. Hicks and Welch gave bu; one hit between them, a long double by (lene Javiness along the left field liine. The game wa,-. halted at the close of hte ixth inning tiecause of heavy rains. Southpaw Jack Graham, making his first appearance for the Fighting Christians was touched for three runs ind the same number of hits in liis hree imiijtg stint. But his biggest trouble Was lack of control, for the portsider walked seven men. C, K. Siler worked the final three stanzas,, giving up two hits and the fourth tally. Elon (I 0 0 (I o o o 1 2 NlcCrary ol2olx 45o Graham, Siler (4) and , DeSimone Brown; Hicks, W’elch (6) and Clod- felter. Baxter Twiddy Head I.R.C. F ft / perc::nt of involved in divorce y ar weie women. the people suits last To C. Baxter Twiddy was electel pres ident of the International Relatipri^ Club for the coming year at a ee^lar maeting ot^ tjie club Monday etetiing. ()ther iijcoming ofificers are ^'irginia Pla, recording secretary; ^Marshall- Mace, corresponiling secretary.!^ Gabbay, treasurer. - j ' I'ollowing the elections, a sjoint neeting was hekl with the Spanish Club at which a report was prese-hted >n the Bogota" conference. New Crosleys Are Roomy Elon Delegates Attend Sessons of Student Assembly 'eIoh College was represented at the llth Annual otate student Legis.ature, w,hich convened in Raleigh on briilay-j amd Saturday, April 16 and 17. "ihe meetings, which were held in t'Je Capitol building, were attended by inembers of the Public Spcaknig cats ihd Mr. J. E. Danieley, intsructor of tile class, lAfter the opening joint session, ^ames Widenliouse, \ irgil Money, and i->rett I). Mil.er were sent to the Senaie, where Erre;t ^’iller presented a bill to provide an increase in teach- jrs’ salaries. In the House of Repre- ;dntatives, Baxter Twiddy sponsored arbill to give scholarship aid to eli- rjb'le high school -fniors who plan to become teachers. He was supported in t!iis by the members of the E'on Ij-legation, James Cook, Bill W'ilkins, W’airen Beale, and Fank McCauley. (These meetings are held every spring, ami students from colleges ir North Carolin-.i are invited to attend. They are open to both white and colored delegates. I 'I'he above picture is not an advertising stunt. Our photographer just happened along when Jack Pierce wasab.oHt> ttJ treat the beVy" of beautiful’ coeds above to a spin in his new Cros ley. The girls are, from windshield to gas tank, Betty Benton, Jeanne Meridith', Jean Harris^. Irene Rummage, and Elinor Argenbright.