ICfrf's To A Biseer
May Day Festival
MAROON AND GOLD
And Best Of Luck
To Tlie New
ELON COI.LKCiC, N. \.
VVrDN’LiDAY, APRIL 12, 1953
May Day Festival Scheduled Saturday^ May 2
To Be Held
On April 29
The Elon campus will be given
a complete "face-liftin? " next |
Wednesday. April 29lli. which ha
been set aside as a special Cair.
pus Clean-L'p Day. The plan callt
Tor the participation of nearly twi
hundred students on more than
The cleaning project was the
ou'growth of deliberations of a
f.oecial Student-Faculty Commit
tee which held several sessions
recently to map a program for im
provement of both campus ap
pearance and campus relations.
The group made its report to the
student body in a chapel service
last Wednesday. April 15lh.
In announcing the Clean-Up
Day program. Dean D .1. Bowden
4atod that students participating
ip the thirty or more projects
V ould be excused from classes
next Wedneiday morning to work
cn jobs of their choice.
Projects listed for that day and
the number of students needed to
carry out each one include the
Clean grounds out side of cam
pus walls. 12.
Clean around North Dorm. 4
Clean around South Dorm. 8-
Clean around East Dorm. 2.
Clean around West Dorm and
southeast corner of campus 8.
Clean around Oak Lodge. 8
Replace and paint porch lails
at Oak Lodge. 4.
Clean around Carlton House. 2.
Clean around Club House, 4
Cut hedge at Club House. 2.
Paint roof oi Ciub House, 4.
Paint roof of Carlton House. 2.
C'.oa.i ar jund out.iide of dinins
hall and kitchen. G.
Cleaning outside all academic
Remove framing of bowling al
Remove grease from kitchen
roof and install receptacle, 2.
Repair piano in Mooney, 2.
Make and paint 20 sand boxes, 6.
Repaint old sand boxes, 2.
Install pencil sharpeners. 2.
Paint West Dorm fire escapes, 6.
Spread lime under trees, 6.
I Make and paint "Keep Off
Grass" signs. 2.
Remove pipes and, wires from
entire campus, 2.
Make "Suggestion Box" for stu-
I'ent government office, 2
Remove diseased trees from
Remove painled letters from
outside walls. 4,
Build trophy case for Student
Remove fire escapes from
Clear edges of all walks. 23.
General clean-up of chemistry
lab. biology lab, physics lab and
rint shop, other-v.^lunteer5,
SH!- RLI.ES ()\ KR EICON'S 195.J MA^ DAY
Norma Roberts, Elon senior
from Jamesville. who will rule
over the 1953 May Court, is
shown above. A transfer student
from >Ieredith, the Elon
Queen will play the centra! role
in the annual festival to be
st??ed h^re on Saturday after
noon May 2nd. At the left be
low is Bill Blacksione. of Jack
sonville. Fla., chosen by the stu
dents as Kinj? of the May. while
the rijfht below is Miss Betsy
Ilale.>', director of physical edu
cation for women, who Is the
suidin;? gentus for the pageant,
which will be a pantomime take
off on Walt Disney’s great movie
production of the lovable story
of Snow White and the Seven
Snow W hite Story Theme
Of Animal Camjius E>eiil
T -‘ beautiful story of ' Sri..’ White a:id the Sevv’:i Dwarfs ’ will ^
...;n's!i the baic theme for E!on^ twen'y-first annual May Day
’^'estival, which will bo staged on the south campus here at 4 '
j'clock on Saturday afternoon. May 2nd.
The May Day Fe-:t!val, which is staged each year by the Wom
en's .\thletic As.sociation. with the cooperation ol t;ie Muiic De
partment. will include in its 195 j edition all the pageantry and
) unp that has been traditionally observed In the coicnation of the '
Elon .May Queen.
The climax of the program will be the crowning of Noima Rub- i
of Jamesville, and Bill Blac .stone, of Jacksonville, Fla,, as
•he ruling Queen and King for 1953. Chief attendants for the
I .'■si pair will be .'\nn Matkins. of Elon College, as Maid-of-Honor.
escorted by Jeter Wilkins of Suffolk. Va,
Other attendants tor the MayCouit rulers will include Betty
CoiVier. of Steeds, and Betty Van'harpe. of Burlin;,itoi'., from the
I ieni'.;r cla.ss. escorted by BobbyRogers. of Williar.'..?ton, and an-
, .ther boy to be named as replace-ment for Hiram Green, who i.-
service: and Virginia Jeme-gan, of Godwin, and Racl’.el Mat
hews, of Portmouth. Va,. fromthe junior class, escorted by Gary
Sears, of Portsmouth. Va.. and Woody Stoffel. of Stratford, N. J.
The pageant of "Snow White."which is to be pres.^nted in panlo-
nime form as a take-off on WaltDisney's beautiful movie creation.
■ 111 be staged a.s an entertain nient for the plaa.sure of -Uie Km"
; nd Queen and their court at trndants.
Appearing in the role of Snow White will be Golda Bi ady, of
K^mseur, with Bob Mercier. of Jacksonville. Fla., as her Prince
(’harming. They will bo the cen ,ral figures about v/hich the story
The seven dwarfs, cavorting in
'lephantine style, will be Bob Pel-j
ers. of Reidsville, Don Haithcox. i
of Guilford College. Hu-ky Hall, j
; t Fieldale, Va., Dave Maddox,
•of Tl)orsby, Ala., Dee Atkinson.
Ilf Mount Airy, Fred Burmeister,
of North Bergen, N, J,, and Joe
Widdifield, of Winston-Salem.
F'litting about as fairies of the
forest will be Helen Craven, of
Ramseur. Mary Sue Colclough. of
Woody Stoffel. rising senior
from Stratford. N. J.. is the new
president of the Elon C'ollege
student government for tlie com
ing year, lie was elected by
vot^' of the Klon students in the
annual campus election, which
j was held on Tuesday of this
I week, and he will be inaugur*
! ated in the office next week.
Stoffel New President
Of Eloji Studrnt Body
Lyiiaiii Recital Is
Charles Lynam, who graduated
Elon College, Kathleen Hayes, of Elon Colege last year, came
;:^ . ..rv,n, Barbara Moore, of
Graham. Ann Kearns, of .\sheboro. | “‘day night as a guest artis: to
oresent a concert in Whitley Audi-
Elon sljdf-nl body,
voting in its annual camp-s elec-
Uifii oil Tuesday -■*' a wei k,
named Woody Stoffv‘i
ford, N. J., as presidt. \* >i LUo
student orw. -Uon
for tUf» con-;i;u jear Ne? l> four
hundr*^d v we e caal in the
,-:lr.:'• ^•A.u'.-h aVi.-jCjed ir»acl\
>tu’*eat voters aUo chose
snd Grace Bozarth, of Elon Col-| P^sent a concert m wnmey -.uu.-,
]pge torium under the auspices of pj-eiident. and named Mary Sue
\nimals of the fore^ will be Department and was heard Colclough. of Elon College, secre-
oortrared by Shirley Cox, of Elon pleasure by music lovers of
College, Nannette Matchan, of j the campus and community
Charleston, S. C., and Lois Scott.
New Memljers In Social Science Group
The \arth Carolina Alpha Ciiap- j He must have no academic tail- shire of Draper; Joseph McVey, of
ter of Pi Gamma Mu recently ex- ure on any college subject upon Bi "ngton; Page Painter,of Luray.
tended invitations to seven F.lon^his college record, must have a Va.; Ray Eul-ss of Burlington; and
collego students to join the group,! minimum cff twenty hours in so- Roger Phel;)s, of Forth Smith,
according to an announcement i cial science, must have a "B" ave- Ark. Dr. Piorace H, Cunningham,
from the officers of the fraternity.; rage on all his work and must ohairma.i or t.’J It!stu.-y Depart-
which is a national honorary or- be in the top 20 per cent of his ment has also been extended an
ganiza'.ion for social science stu-'class. There are at present over invitation to join.
)f Elon College.
VV'orkers of the forest will be
•.'uacted by Reuben Askew, of Nor
folk, Va , Joe Brankley, of Skip-
1100 active chapters, and Elon’s ’ Old members of Uie fraternity
•.viUi, Va.. and Bobby Jones, of
Directing the pageant will bej
-Mias Betsy Haley, head of the,
J . ehin to New York University, and
girls’ physical education depart-
1 he is doins advanced w'ork there
ment, who .states that sound effect ^ ' i,,r^(r.no
Whis year. He has been baritone
Lynam. who is a native of Wake
Forest, gained reputation as a
baritone soloist during his four
years as an Elon student. He ap
peared in numerous solo roles ,with
the Elon Choir and also sang fre
quently in other programs.
Upon graduation last year he
awarded a graduated schoiar-
Mem.'jerjliiij in Pi Gamma Mu is chapter is the oldest in the State'now in college > 'j!i.de Walter!*'^^ from the sound track o the New York Uni
regarded as a distinct honor, forj The new members chosen by Pijjenkins, of Elon College; Clifford '^e Walt Disney film, with narra-
students must meet high ?chol-j Gamma Mu include David Crowle,; Cherry, of Dra;>er; and Matt Cur-^'i^n by Charles Phillips, of Bur-
astic requi for admission. | of Glenolden. Pa.; Garnett Shrop-I in, of Burlington, j'ing*on. - ^ .
versity Glee Clu!), singing in all
their concerts during the cAllege
STLDEiM FACULTY COMMITTEE MAKES REPORT TO STUDENTS
Meptiu^ Is Held
By French Club
The French Club discussed its
part in the forthcoming campus
improvement program at its last
regular meeting, which was held
r>t the home, of Mrs. Pearl Mc
Donald on Wednesday night. April
Sth The elub also planned at that
time its participation In the meet
ing of North Carolina’s teachers
of French, which was held here
"Entertainment for the meeting,
wlilch consisted of a number of
games, was planned and carried
out by Dean Stadler, vice-presi-
rii’nt of the group. Refreshments
served by Ed Johnson and
Curti.i Welborne. Anouncement
was made of the next meeting,
•vhich will be held tonight.
Nino of t!ie fourteen member.- cf the Student-Faculty Committee, which has recently compiled a pl.ua to improve campus relations and campus ajipearance, nro
shown above as they sat in a panel for a report to the student body in chapel l?.rt V'ednesday, Airil 15th. The nine members, from, a complete group of fourteen,
shown k-rt ti -^ig'^t sbove are Dr. T, E Reynolds; Dr, D, J. Bowden. Loui.'^e McLeod. Aleane V/ebh, Piof, J. C, Colley, Mis El^aheth R Smith. Tom 'Ijrgett, Walter
O’Berry and Mrs, Pearl S, McDomld.
tary-treasurer of the student body
for next year. All the major of
fices were contested this year,
contrasted with a year ago when
the seoretary-treasurer post wetit
without a contest.
Elected to tne Student Council
were Gary Sears, of Portsmouth,
Va,. and Jerry Lowder, of Bur
lington. representing the men stu
dents; Grace Bozarth, of Elon Col
lege. and Arlene Stafford, of Bur
lington, representing the women
students; and Virginia Jernegan,
of Godwin, as representative-a^-
Members of the new Honor
Council include Dwight Dillon, of
Martinsville, Va,, and Ernestine
Bridges, of Lawndale; for the ris
ing senior class; Gilbert Brittle,
J Wakefield, Va., and Robert
Phelps, of Fort Smith, Ark., for
the rising junior class; and Phil
Carter, of Liberty, for the rising
sophomore cla.ss. Next year’s
freshman representative will be
elected next fall.
The officers of the rising senior
class include Gary Sears, of Ports
mouth, Va . president; John Wom
ack, of Olivia, vice-president;
Richard Nc'.,ii!an, of Mebane,
tii-a.urer; and Phillip Mann, of
Cyprc Chapel, Va,. student legis
lator. Gary Sears was al.so presi
dent of his class this year.
Junior officers next year will be
Joe Morris, of Burlington, unop
posed for president; Louise Mc-
Lcod. of Albemarle, v.ce-presi-
dent; Frances Danieley, of Elon
College. ; rotary; Sherrill Hall,
of King, treasurer; and Tommy
Andrew.s, of Gibsonville, student
■Sophorioi*' officers are Jerry
Loy, of Graham, pre.sident; Pat
Chandi‘r, of Fayettevillje, vice-
president; Dean Stadler, of Bur
lington, wcretary; Jimmy Smith,
. trea.snrer; and Mer-
.ic Mauldin, of V/initon Salem,