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VOLl ME 33
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]Sew Attendance Rule Goes Into Effect Diirmg Winter Term
-j";, Homiccmin3 ob-!'r"-
_i„ce. v l'ich drew large numbers of
Fljn'' fnrmci' students back ti; ,'i
campus- was termed a big suc-
ceti Lv both students and alumtu
vli.i .i.aiioipated in the evenU th ’
vero s;:lieduled on the final week-
The Homecoming Ball, which
vva laurd in Aiumni Memorial
G\;iina-ium on Friday evening,
Ocl'ibrr 30th, drew one of the
largest crowds to attend .the an
nual c'.eiit in years, and there
vei.' man; expressions of admu-
,“tion for tlie clever decorations
tluit luruished a colorful back-
;;iG\ind for the festivities.
T\'. ' i-a1ures contributed muun
i; t!io access of the ball, tjie f.i-jt
-Ill- coronation of Virgini.i
tv ..a a; li&mecoming Quirjii.
. nd tiir presentation of her court,
’’he oilier was the presentation of
; lumni representatives for more
• an twenty of the Elon feruaa-
;tin:4 classes between lS99 and the
The girls of V/es\ Dormitory
•:C.i U.,j I' jiiors in the dormitory
(iecnrati contest, which closed
with the judging by an alumni
foraraittee on Saturday at noon.
Second place was awarded to the
hoys of North Dormitory, with
ihird award going to the boys in |
r.ast Dormitory. i
Approximat ’ly seventy-five for-'
raer Elon students who are now;
i n^iged in educational work, i
richer as teachers or administrat-;
or?, c?me back on Saturday ac;
2uc5ts of the college at a luncheon |
in the College Dining Hall, where!
PRESIDENTIAL ANM\ ERSARY
Dr, Leon E. Smith passed another milestone in his long service
: to Elon College on November l.H, when he began his twenty-third
I jear as president of the college. Sin?e he afjumed the piesidencj' ; iu’)
I in the fall of 1931. the college hj; shoivii .imazin? grnwLh
Dr. Leon E. Smith Begins
New Year In Elon Service
D.-. Leon E. Smith began last week his twenty-third j ear ar
e-:‘dent of Elon Coileg^.. liie longest presidential administralion
the;, ^.ere greeted by President history of the institution. He surpassed more than a year
Smith and heard brief talks by (jjg longest administra ion, or Dr. William A I'ar-
W. B. Terrell, alumni president; ■ p°j, ^,.35 president from 1911 v.nt:’. 1931.
'.h'-. Scott Boyd, alumni secretary; .1. qj. smith came back to iiis A .iia Matev as pre-irient on Novem-
and Roger Gibbs, field secretary^ j^p,, 1931 the succeeaing twenty-tv.o yea:.' have ccinprised
for t>ie college. period of great grc.ith and pro .eis.
Tliere were forty or more units graduate of Elon with the C iss r,: 1. :.i, he had highly
in the annual Homecoming Par-: ^^(.cessful in the ministry of the ' i vial Cl’.-iitia:. CT.-src'.'.,
?.de, including over twenty-five | serving as pastor of i'.- Tempio in Norfcik.
is A jiproced
A new attendance regulation de-
ii.^ned to cut down on student ab-
;fnees from classes will go into
tiled at the be.ainninc of the
V, inter quarter, uiuch will get
underway immediately alter
T Iiariksgiving holidays.
file new rule was recommended
Ijy the facully administrative
cummittie. following a study of
ihc abseaui: question, and it v..^-
;.:.;:;',.?d by a viite of the full
'.'iculty at a meeiin;,; held on ftLm-
night, November 2nd.
Tiie provisions of the new rule,
•ar, released by the administrative
committee, are as : 'Hov.;.:
A -tudent who is absent fn:m
■ tf-' mere llian 10 per cent
ui.d le.'s ti. tn l.i per cent of the
Lia^s meetings during a quarter
ill be given only fuur-iiitiis
for th'; -lou^- Or ceurscs."
/- .(.udent wlm is ea:)sent from
; i.iore thar. li pti- cent cf the
L i ne,;i;:L q!.ii;,-r
\.lil not be given credit for the
c. ,’r In case of absences oc-
.-iin'i when students are repre-
rpnting the college or duo to pro-
d illne . (under treatment of
physiciaiii the Administrative
Lojirmittee of the Faculty (with
L-iO consent of the instructor in-
•volved) may permit the student ti.
the work and
;et credit for the course. An;.
work missed for any reason ir.ajt
,)e made up to the sati,3faeLi!,.i r.
r.e instruci.ji' i.- r.i,\ ge oi t;'.;
o.:;e. Henc-2. students w.ij a.e
* > je;'it avi _- faix tc u._;xe 1..
sat; 1 niav Li-.r'.,
Penalty ii, ...e . , . . . ,
Pi CAlUiM, IN NLW PLA\KR
gaily decorated convertibles that
Va., when he accepted the invita : ’
tarried the Homecoming Queen I coHege
and members of her court. The j came to Elon as president in the very worst of the depression
parade offered a colorful pageant I gnd found the college bur leneJ v,;;.'. a de:.t of more than
as it moved through Burlington | ^ million dollars, whicii h.vi beer. Lncir r.:, a., a re-
an^ Gibso^A’ille. The Sigma Muj ^ t'-- =
^ „ ^le.iit rrf ti:p rphinMina orogram :ia- iri-j foL.j..e., t..c di--asaoa=
tro[,.iy for the best float
"as von by the Day Student
I suit of the rebuilding program':ia.
fire of 1923, and his first task
Group, as president was to place Elon
Climaxing the entire weekend up;:n a sound financial foundation. ,
"as tile Elon - Western Carolina i The task was a terrific one dur-
football game, in which the Chris-|>ng-the depression years that fol-
'^ans .;halked a 13-6 victory over j lo"'ed, but he guided the college
the C.it3mounts. The game was'--ccessfully through the decade
In discussing the new rule, it
■ pointed out tn-t s..i,ie .-.^l .-
vits n.is.seu a,s iwany as tv. -
y clas.ses cn ionie cou. x-s t:.i-
a!!, 2nd rsccrcls t.,^; j.ev-
,i,j; twenty cr i-;'e stud;.ili I'.av;-
:ii-ed ten ■ classes r.n indiv!,;--?'
1;. was poir,ted out that, while
• ^ 1 i3 dees away with unlimited
fji "A" students, it really
ja'C" cit allo'rV.:n3e3 for thoie
,:v. Lwer grudes. It was a'^.".
a!ec taal students should re-
e;.'.e.'gency cases as scon as
uch instances occur.
:■ .re ri .es in
.ly Ann Stodclar
V.II; aijpear as L
’V' - of glass aui
! ■ . .r Caili.' in
wi’.. V. al! er \
Aelors VV ili Give
''Gin,?;? Meiianej’le’ Toiiiahl
l' ‘T G!' ,; Kenrgerie,” Tenno', o
ti;; success of a v ;~'-'~r^ a;iO, wI'.Il i
•er‘- in V.'hitley ALditorium tor.ij’ht a;i
:;ils!andinu 'ludriit b-id-
( r. Vh L'biii Ct)lle"o earnpu.s
i 'N ' L, en ; elntcd for a place
' ! irtlicoinina ir):i:i-,51 edition
■ luj'v Wii i In ic.in Uni-
and Ci>!i>-;-ei," a publi-
:f!ii which appiMi's cncli year
is dedicated publicizing
(i;itslanding students throughout
The list, which is three less than
llie group chosen from Elon Col
lege last year, was made public
this week from the national head-
■ ;ii,'ir!ers of the f'roup
One of the eight Elon .'Ludents
clio'en for the nation il liun-jr Hr.t
■T r.^peater from ttie group of
h‘\'cn that was lianied one year
; r ,1). The lone repeater is Lavernc
iidv, of Kobbins, who was the
■ junior chosen for the 1853-53
;..i' other ;.eu-n Lion students
--in this yt.ir a.e also seniors,
in alp;uii t lical crd^r they
■ I Vi.ik lirauiuick, Jr., of
':i’';i;;ton; .ludith Ingiam, of
' . ,1. ,«n\y; I'hillip Mann, of Cy-
; ' Chapel, \'a.; Walter O'Berry,
. ’ H.irrellsville; Roger Phelps, of
i ort Smith, Ark.; Gary Sears, of
Portsmouth, Va.; and Woody Stof-
lel, of Stratford, N. J.
] Each of the eight students
I chosen this fall has played an out-
' '::nding part in the campus life
' at Elon, and complete sketch-
I es of each of the group will be
rion Player r-ublished along with photographs
j Thui's- i n a later is=ue of the Maroon and
a- I'-ild. ’
' i ! • 3es>?rt i A quick check or. the l'.st re-
■ have the -eal^ that Brady has been active
ji!' r.?ligious work and is now co-
editor of the Maroon and Gold;
' Brjnnock is an outstanding stud
ent and business manager of the
• ’!ii Psi Cli; Ingram has been out-
j landing in music; Mann i.i a stud-
,ont government and religious
O'Berry has also been active in
in tiiue each eve
, 'ich establish
along wih 'A Street
STLDEM riiE^IDENT H0MLW3U^(; OUEEN
marked by an entertaining pro
Eram at half-time. •
that preceded World ar II, and
the institution was able unrier :ii,-, ^
giii'.lance to settle its in'Jebifdr.s:
by January 23. 1S43 aiid tli-I
,;‘.’Di'ge upor; a ne'.v ev.i. ^
Dr. Smith's administration hi;,
1 i;lso seen a steady increase ih t.ie^
iSlon College Endowment and in'
I ,;hei‘ investments that are held
' tile college, and the year;
i ‘'ince the clo-^e of \\orjd a; L,
)er of new cour.seswill bel^iiv; I;! ;n rnaiked by t:'e inaugii;'-!
in;: at 8:15 o'clock.
! Tcn.ii-i-'ec WiUiar.'ii
. v/rights, and it ran’;'
:i Nam-i/ Desire ", “S
-;iifike” and ”T.ne R.,‘e Tati:),),"
>11 cf V'h;e'-'- ha\e c. jayeJ great
^'pularity with Arrieri;:an theatre-
c’iCfor.'-i'; if. ni.iny re
t'^^Te c,. c.'s, sitice i
U.rr., cf cLi.U’.’y unc.
i..tudent government work; Phelps
is a religious leader and editor of
Phi Psi Cli; Sears is president o£
the senior class, and has led in
s c .e of] numerous campus activities; and
I Stoffel is president of the student
government this year.
the schedule for t'.io r.tion of a groat ten-year caii'pai^
wniin^ winter quarter, according I d;
10 a -lit
tement issued b.v Dean J.
pointed out that
■"^ration gets underway at'
‘’'■'Ce for the next term.
new chemistry course, de-
■^Vned for those not majoring in
is Chemistry 14 to 15, en-
J ^ Survey of Cheinistry. Of-
for the first time during the
♦1'' the course will be
. ‘ '’y Dr- Paul Cheek. It will
no lab, but there will be
»room demonstrations and use
, P'^'^ned are introductory
' in dramatics and radio.
v„.-. were originally
thi.s fall but were not
^ at that .time. They are open
I ■ill students, not being re-
ed to dramatics students
signed tv> raise t'v\c- yiiG or..— ,
If railUon foi Elon's exijansior.
Since 194C the alunini anf, j
fiic-ndi have raised $l,30:j,(-e t:--
'vard that cvfi’all goal of $-
OC; v.'hich was ciiginalh *■ - I
attainment by lf'5G- Fuiid-:ai'-r-,-
efforts are just nov,' at a ■
i:ill, but active fol’citati..r. ;
.le resutr.sd after the fir.t ti.c
.ear uiider Dr. Smith's direction.
Student enrollment I'a;
;.iov.’n an increase. After reaching
a peak during the inrush of G1
the.-s was a slight falling ot„
but nr.ost recent figures show an
enrollment this fall of 635 stud
ents, slightly above last year's fig
ure and eXoieuy 100 students
4han were enrolled at a similar
time two years ago.
of Giv.'v m.
\i}n': ii‘ • !-e
L i if • ; ^ .
^ ceremony is P 't,- ed aijove as Woody Stoffel,
■ o 'u-'er.'. body, placed the cro n upon the head of the queen.
;ie'’t , of Iviorganton, who was es
i.sivia. escort for the queen; and
f.jr the maid-of-honor; and 0
T,e Buff, of m:ii:l-
^ B-''> Chi Eiioil-.n, which is com-
Teane=s;-e Williams’| posed of tlie members of Elon's
jcoinrnereial cla.s,:e.s. ha;i perfected
, if a . -> t’, -I-K crgani-ation fur tHe year and
of -■ Ilia:.'- • V. ini,;: ! celebrated with a dinnei' meeting
but ’.rritatii'g .“.arcr; I held in Greensboro recently.
Fifty-seven student members of
-'•' ■ the organization were pre.sent for
1 i !lhe dinner, in addition to Prof.
by 'l'-o I I'l:-,,s [i Pox and invited guests,
Ciliof, I nnd .-in interestin ' i'ro«ra.,i was
:• s I',;,ii- lijoytd by all.
l.i!‘n becir.’.cs a cilef .i ..'aker for the occar.ion
v. as Gooi i;e D. Colclough. an Elon
acu: ’u.s v/ho i- now secretary of
'iurlint'icn Cliarrber of Com-
mercs. He s;70ke of the import
ance of the secretary in the busi
ness world ard of the increasiiij^
d,'-mat:d for. secretarial v^orkers.
He challenged the students to take
full advantage of their opportun-
itie:j while in college.
Officers chosen to lead the CTCup
tt-S year include Anna Howell,
Graham, president; Barbara
Moore, Graham, vice-president;
'-arol Slaughter, Graham, secre
tary: Shirley Womack, Olivia, as
sistant secretary; 'V'vonne Buff,
Burlington, trea.surer; Bobby Ing-
'■'in, Greensboro, historian; and
i’~’e.' Turner, Graham, sergeant-
ii'ces m '■ ' iiiu,- -,
1 .‘ A- -(....ol 1; All," a:s
'm .id,' Wingfield! Ann Stoddard,
■e L'j-^ i-'.e 'Van Krett of "The
'3uble ;'o..r," as L,'iuj i Win’fi';ld;
I ,d Rf>beit Walker, a freshmai.
■om Kirklin, Ind., wlio make:
■'s Elon stage debut ar, .Tim O Cor.-
. >r, The Gentleman Caller.