Number of Students
Enrolled Is Smaller
Than Last Semester
47 Men and 128 Women
Now Compose Guilford's
Present Student Body
Tlie total enrollment of students for
the year Is 100. There are 175 stu
dents enrolled for the current semester
and 47 are men and 128 are women.
The corresponding enrollment for the
second semester last year was —"> 1 stu
dents. There were 112. men and 140
The college welcomes 12 new stu
dents this semester. The religious pref
erences of the new students are as fol
lows : two Episcopalians, one Buddhist,
one Catholic, three Friends, three
Methodists and one Presbyterian.
According to the registrar the en
rollment by classes is as follows:
Freshmen, 28 men and 47 women;
Sophomores, 12 men and 4i> women;
Juniors, 0 men and 18 women: Seniors,
0 men and 2ti women, and special stu
dents, men and 1 woman, making n
total of 100 students for the year
Six Students Join
T. Ungar, Amon, Ashcraft,
G. Ungar, Stanfield, Jordan
George P. Wilson Speaks
Six new members were inducted into
(lie iuilford Scholarship Society in
chapel on February 17. Mrs. Milner
presented the students in the order of
their standing: Tony Ungar, president;
Senta Anion, vice-president; Virginia
Ashcraft, secretary; Gerda Ungar, Da
vid Stantield, and Mary Ellen Jordan.
These students had achieved a quality
average of 2.5 or more in five or more
semesters of work. Miss Gilbert then
introduced the main speakers, Profes-1
sor George I'. Wilson, of Woman's Col
lege, who spoke on "Pronunciations."
He formerly taught at Guilford, is
interested in Southern dialects, has
contributed to a pronouncing dictionary,
and has written a book. "A Guide to
1 Setter English."
The Scholarship Society was first
established in I!K$7 by Dr. Kussell
Pope. Eleven faculty members have
been admitted: I)r. Clyde Milner, Mrs.
Ernestine Milner, Dr. Raymond ltin
ford, Dr. Eva Campbell, Dr. llarvey
I ..fling. Dr. E. Garness Purdom, Miss
Dorothy Gilbert, Dr. Frederick Sliep
ard. Dr. IJussell Pope, William Edger
ton, and Davfd Parsons. The Society
meets once each semester and gives
a party for the students on the Honor
Testimony of Mary Hobbs
On Bard well Success Course
ISy CORNELIA KNIGHT
-Mur.v Ilohhs has had her face lifted.
The Home Economics girls have hei'ii
getting some practical training right
here 011 campus: namely, redecorating
Mary Ilohhs. This is, as anyone can
see. a mighty task. lint they are taking
it room by room, and what an improve
ment has been made!
There's an old saying somewhere
about starting at the foot of the ladder
and starting up, but the class, under
Mrs, Bardwell's capable direction, start
ed on third floor and worked down. A
study was lixed out of some dilapidated
furniture, and a wide open space. Miss
February 22—l)r. Elbert Russell.
February 26—Theodore Walser,
Presbyterian missionary from Ja
February 26—Class meetings.
March 4—Class meetings.
March !t—Mr. Wellons, Guilford
graduate of 1933 and missionary
in •Jamaica, will speak on "Oppor
tunities in the Caribbean."
March 11—Class meetings.
March 14— E. Raymond Wilson.
March 16—I)r. Philip Furnas.
March 18—Class -meetings.
A. William Hire Joins
Guilford Alumnus to Teach
Will Act As Dean of Men
A. William Hire has recently been
added to the Guilford faculty for the
second semester as assistant professor
of Psychology and Philosophy, and
succeeds Dr. Milner as Dean of Men. j
He is a native of Winston-Salem I
and attended Guilford College, gradu
ating in 1!i:w. Since then he has stud
ied at the University of North Caro
lina, and at Hartford Theological Sem
inary, where he received a 15.D. degree
in 1 !>:;. In 1938 he received an M.A.
degree at tile University of Hawaii.
He plans to return to Harvard at the
end of the semester to complete his
work toward a doctorate.
In Hawaii he became very much
interested in Hawaiian music and plans
to give a lecture on that subject soon,
lie is interested in other kinds of
music too, having made orchestral ar
rangements and having played in an
orchestra at Harvard.
Dee Waring Smith Plans
Another Musical Production
Dec Waring Smith is planning an
other musical program similar to the
one produced iast fall. It will lie pre
sented in conjunction with the party
to he given by the Senior class some
time soon. The gym will become a
night club for that evening, with Dee
Waring directing the floor show.
Anne Perkins and David Evans will
be at the piano: I'olly Korn and Eddie
Ilirahayashi will do a dance sequence.
Vocalists will lie Linda Pell. Frank
"Sinatra" Miles, Sue Shelton, l'egg.v
Taylor, and linrliara Anderson, who
will bring to the night clubbers such
hits as "My Ideal," "Blue Kain." |
"Speak Low." and "Shoo Shoo Baby." I
Kicks very kindly gave several books
to lie kept there for reference and for
After they had done this, the class
enme down to earth and started on
the parlors. They painted, scrubbed,
redecorated, and bought new furniture,
until now the parlors are so nice look
ing the dating couples are prone to
watch the room instead of each other
(did I say watch?).
Then Mary Ilohhs moved to Foun
ders and the carpenters took over in
the kitchen. They took up the ancient
linoleum. They painted the walls. They
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GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., FEBRUARY 19, 1944
Una Seal Jeffries
Will Present Senior
Recital March 3rd
Betty Anne Anderson Will
Accompany Her; Program
To Be Classical, Modern
Una Seal Jeffries, soprano, will pre
sent her senior musical recital on Fri
day evening, March 3, at 8 o'clock in
Memorial Hall. She • will be accom
panied by Betty Anne Anderson.
Her program will open with a group
of early classic numbers: Chanson by
Bommeau, Careselva by Handel, and
Mil Heart Ever Faithful from Bach's
Christmas Oratorial. She will continue
with the operatic aria, O Don Fatale
The third group includes a group of
numbers from the romantic period.
They will be: In the "Forest by Schu
mann. .)/// Phantom Double by Shubert,
It the Brookside by Grieg, and The
Asra by Bubenstein. She will conclude
her program with a group of modern
songs including selections by Novello
T. Gilbert Pearson Bird
Club Organized on Campus
The T. Gilbert I'earson Bird Club
was recently established in memory
of Gilbert Pearson, whose early interest
in birds developed into a life work.
Thirty-seven members, mostly from the
college and Guilford community, joined
the club on January Hi, Charter Day.
I)r. Algie N'ewlin and Esther Demeo
were appointed to write a constitution
for the club.
With Dr. Campbell's guidance, the
members will study the birds found in
this vicinity and will learn what basic
things to look for when on a bird hike,
in nddition to boosting campus interest
in bird life. The club will sponsor bird
hikes, movies, and other programs. It
is altiliated with the National Audubon
Trustees to Hold Meeting
The Guilford College Hoard of Trus
tees will hold a meeting here on Feb
ruary 22 in the 1). Kalph Parker Me
morial room. Chairman of the hoard
is Dudley I). Carroll, of Chapel Hill.
Other members are Elbert Kussell,
Kit-hard Ilollowell. Itoliert Ragan, Mary
I l'etty, Joseph Cox, David White, James
Kirks, Edwin Brown, Mabel Harden,
Wilson llohhs, Robert Frazier, and
Mrs. Milner to Speak
Mrs. Clyde A. Milner is planning to
speak at a banquet of the Industrial
Girls of this region on February 2(>.
She wil discuss the problem of the in
dnstrinl women in the readjustment to
the post-war period.
On February 15, Mrs. Milner lectured
at a Winston-Salem Hook Club on "The
Mind." Afterwards there was a tea
in her honor.
Fine Arts Elects Officers
New officers of the Fine Arts Club
were elected recently. I'at T,ockwood
i succeeds I'na Jeffries as president, Peg
• g.v Taylor is now vice-president, and
Sue Shelton became secretary-treas
i At the last meeting, February 17, the
group discussed the composer, Hrnhnis.
• Song and piano selections by Rrahins
were studied and played.
Young Friends Plan
To Have Conference
On March 11 and 12
Theme of the Conference
Will Be "United Quakerism
In a Disunited World"
The Friends students on campus are
- planning a Young Friends' Conference
i for the week-end of March 11 and 12.
■ The conference is for all Friends stu
dents in North Carolina and for all
, young North Carolina Friends. The
r theme will be "United Quakerism in a
I Disunited World."
The steering committee, headed l>y
, Edith Swisher, has made tentative
plans for the conference. They lIO]M>
[ to have I)r. Elbert Hussell from Duke
. University, writer of the book, "The
- History of Quakerism," and Ray
, mond I*. Wilson, of the Friends Com
; inittee on Legislation,, as their prin
> cipal speakers. Also Edward Duckies,
i Sam Levering and Sam Haworth will
i lead discussion groups.
President Clyde A. Milner will speak
Saturday. Saturday night after sup
per there will probably be a square
dance, planned by the recreation com
mittee. Sunday morning Dr. Kussell
will speak at New Garden Meeting, and ,
on Sunday afternoon Raymond Wilson
i will speak.
All Friends on the campus are serv
ing on committees. Folowing are the
names of the committees and their
' chairmen : Hospitality, Doris Coble and '
' Jack Wright; Program, Sara Hadley; 1
• Registration. Peggy Taylor; Recreation,
' John Harney; Dinner, Fredda Rat
-1 ledge and James Lehr; Quaker Litera
ture, Esther Denieo; and Publicity,
• Helen Stabler.
Dr. W. 0. Mendenhall Visits
Guilford College Students
Dr. W. (). Mendenhall, prominent
Quaker educator and itinerant minis
ter, visited the students of Guilford
from February .'1 to 12.
Dr. Mendenhall spoke to the student
body in chattel and at other meetings.
- Several teas were given iu his honor.
He lias taught at Earlham College,
- and has been president of Friends' I'ni
i versify in Kansas, and of Whittier
College in California. At present he
is visiting Quaker meetings and Qua
ker campuses for the American Friends
The main purpose of Dr. Menden
' hull's work is to form closer ties be
tween the colleges and meetings and to
give new inspiration to future Quaker
Guilford Reflects Interest
lOf Edgerton and Stuart
I By A MAN' PETERS
P A notice of tin- (lentils of Elbridgc
i Amos Stimrt iind .1. Milford Edgerton
probably will not strike n responsive
chord in most students' minds. Yet
these men were interested in Guilford
College for miiny years and made their
contributions to the general welfare of
I' the students with little fanfare and
il without arousing attention. Much that
: they had been able to contribute was
ii done anonymously and cannot lie inen
- tioned here.
Elbridge Stunrt died in Los Angeles
e on January I~>, I!M4, at the age of Hfi.
He was the founder of the Carnation
s .Milk Company and was always inter
ested in Guilford.
Ashcratt and Ungar
Make Straight A's
For First Semester
Five Students Make AH
A's But One; Seventeen
Students Earn A's and B's
Two students made all A's in their
work last semester and five made nil
A's but one, according to grades which
were released by Hiss Era Lasley,
Those making all A's are Toni I'n
gar and Virginia Aslicraft, while those
making all A's but one are Grace Siler,
Senta Anion, Helen Stabler, Edith
Swisher and Jack Wright.
Seventeen students made A's and
B's. They are Betty Anne Anderson,
Mary Ellen Jordon, David Stanfield,
Cynthia Ilyneman, Ruth Bab, Phyllis
Fallow, Helena Haines, Marjorie Hoff
man, Suzu Koriyama, Jean Lindley,
Patricia Lockwood, Nancy Nunn,
Blanche Oertel, Anne Schneider, Chris
line Stanfield, (Jerda I'ngnr and Bay
Forty-one students passed less than
nine hours with a C average and twen
ty-seven did not pass nine hours. There
were eight who passed only one sub
ject, however this number will de
crease since several people were un
able to take exams because of illness.
Two students failed to pass any
Choir to Present Cantata
'The Seven Last Words'
The Guilford College Choir lias be
gun rehearsals for the Easter Can
tata, The Seven La*t "Words, by Du
bois. This cantata contains the last
words of Jesus before Ills death on
the Cross. Beside the choir voices,
the cantata requires three soloists, a
soprano, tenor, and baritone. Those
roles will be filled at an early date.
l)r. Weis would like a larger group
at rehearsals as this cantata can lie
done well only by a large chorus. The
date of the performance will be an
Turner Moon Donates Books
Turner Moon, of Philadelphia, has
(bunted to the Guilford College Li
brary twenty-three books, the majority
if which are on Quakerism. This do
. nation is in memory of his father,
Oscar Moon. Turner Moon is a grad
uate of Guilford in the class of '2S.
There have been many other bonks
lidded to the library including fiction,
hooks of economics, politics, vocations,
religion and science.
lie was born in the Deep River com
munity near High Point. At 24 lie
began his career li.v helping construct
a Smite Fe railroad grade in New
.Mexico: a year Inter he opened a gen
eral mercantile business which started
out in a tent, hut in IS years developed
into Ki Paso's largest mercnntile estab
Six years later he bought a little
: canned milk plant that had gone bank
rupt. Confronted by a can manufac
turer's monopoly, he started making
: cans by hand al Kent. Washington.
Finally, with three thousand cans id'
i milk packed and no name for the label,
he noticed a box of cigars in a Seattle
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