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Plans tor Rural Life
Institute on Campus
Meetings Pick Delegates
For Conference Dec. 4, 5
I)r. Raymond Binford is making
plans for holding a Rural Life Insti
tute on the Guilford campus on De
cember 4 and •">. There are 74 meet
ings in the North Carolina Yearly
Meeting (Five Years) and many of
them are planning to send delegates to
the conference, particularly young
At the Yearly Meeting which met in
August, a concern was expressed for
rural meetings which make up a large
portion of the Yearly Meeting, and
rural ci niniunities. As a result, an in
terested group have been planning a
conference with the help of Stanley
Hamilton, Executive Secretary of the
Rural Life Association of the Historic
The purpose of the Institute is to
consider the problems of farmers in
the rapidly changing agricultural life
and practice, to talk over the oppor
tunities, privileges, and problems ot
the rural community, to see what can
be done to make rural life more attrac
tive, successful, and richer, and so
strengthen country meetings and com
munities, and to prepare to meet even
greater changes and problems that will
arise when the war ends and the boys
come home again.
The leaders for the conference are:
Stanley Hamilton, Paul Y. Maris, of
the Farm Security Administration,
Washington: L. I>. Baver, Director ot
the North Carolina Agricultural Ex
periment Station, Raleigh; Harold
Chance and Homer Morris of the
American Friends Service Committee,
Philadelphia ; and others. The detailed
program for the conference has not yet
Parsons Are Proud Parents
Mr. and Mrs. David 11. Parsons, Jr.,
announce the birth of a son, David H.
Parsons, 111. on Tuesday, October SI.
Mrs. Parsons is the former Cora Worth
Parker. She is a member of the class
of 1939 and was formerly secretary
to President Clyde A. Milner and in
structor in commercial subjects. Mrs.
Parsons was director of physical edu
cation for women last year. Mr. David
11. Parsons, Jr., is business manager
of the College and is a member of the
Navy Lt. E. Daryl Kent Is
With Philippine Invaders
K. I'aryl Kent, former assistant pro
fessor of religion and Itihlical litem- j
ture of Guilford College, is now a
Navy chaplain on Leyte Island in the
Pacific. lie is in the thick of the
battle, and is moving with the lilue
jackets of the amphibious assault ships
which put General Mac Arthur's men
ashore in the Philippines.
Like all men in the service, he thinks
of those back home. He writes:
"Almost all of the men I've met and
those I know look upon home as a
place little short of heaven itself. I'n
less constantly reminded in letters,
they've forgotten the petty faults and
other human failings and see their girl
friends or wives through a rosy mist.
Home —anywhere in the United States
—would lie wonderful. For in that
wonderful land is everything that a
man could want.
l)r. Esther Lloyd-Jones
Dr. E. Lloyd-Jones
Visits on Campus
Head of Guidance Clinic
At Columbia University;
Honored at Informal Tea
Dr. Esther Lloyd-Jones, who is head
of the Guidance Clinic at Teachers'
College, at Columbia I'niversity was
on the Guilford campus lust Wednes
day and Thursday.
Mrs. Clyde A. Milner entertained Dr.
Lloyd-Jones at her home Wednesday
evening together with Mrs. E. Daryl
Kent. Miss Grace Reckwith, Miss Mar
garet Farlow, and Miss Florence Nel
son. Enter that evening Dr. Lloyd-
Jones spoke to the Psychology Semi
nar group. Thursday morning she
spoke in chapel. The Woman's Student
Council and the heads of other wom
en's organizations met Dr. Lloyd-Jones
in an informal tea at the Milner home
Before coming to Guilford she lec
tured at Woman's College and Greens
boro College. She is prominent in
Y.W.C.A. work, the National Student
Council, and the National Vocational
Guidance Association. She is the
author of Student Personnel \\ o)'k and
several articles for the Journal of
Thanksgiving holiday will be ob
served on November T.i. No classes
are scheduled for (he day.
Students are reminded that there
arc tliree no-cut days before and
afler a holiday.
"Some if 11 m*lll have been away fur
so long and their dreams are so r s.v
that they think that people hack there
are actually working hard and hon
estly; that college students, for in
stance, are making the most of their
chances; and some even believe that
there are enough people at home con
cerned about them, to take a little time
to think scrb usly of ways and means
of helping what is and will be a sick
world. I mention these things merely
to make you see how good home seems
to a lot of men."
When we think of rationing, think
of these words of Lieutenant Kent:
"The ratii ning that bothers you
seems of little consequence to them.
They stand in line to get their food;
they stand in long hot lines, waiting
their turn at a shower; they stand in
(Continued on I'ugc Three)
GI II I OKD COLLEGE. N. ('., NOVEMBER 18, 1944
At Recent Meeting
Student Advisory Board
Discusses Sponsor System
With Dr. Clyde Milner
(Juilford, as a member of the South
ern Association of Colleges feels, as j
(1 es the association, that there should j
lie faculty supervision over student!
extra-curricular activities to insure |
fair play and eliminate the "spoils
system" in student elections. At a re
cent meeting of the Student Advisory i
Hoard in cooperation with I>r. Milner,
the following sponsors were chosen.
Freshman class, Mr. and Mrs. .1.
Floyd Moire: sophomore class. I>r. and
Mrs. A. li. Beittel; junior class, l>r.
and Mrs. Francis Ilayes: senior class,
I>r. and Airs. Curt Victorious; Wom
en's Student Government. Mrs. Ernest
ine ('. Milner: Men's Student Govern
ment, Mr. A. William Hire; Gtm.-
I ORDIAN, Miss Dorothy L. Gilbert, Mr.
David 11. Parsons, Jr.; Quaker. Dr.
land Mrs. Philip W. Furnas, Mr. David
11. Parsons, Jr.; Men's Athletic Asso
ciation. Mr. J. Wilmer Pancoast; Wom
en's Athletic Associatii n. Miss Flor
(Continued on Page Four)
August Kadow Will
Publish New Poems
Poems to Appear Shortly
In Tanciger, University
Review, Prairie Schooner
A number of poems have been pub
lished recently by August Kadow, soph
omore from Hollywood, Fla.
Appearing shortly are "This Body
Placed Here by the Plunge of Time,"
"Right Ride," and "For the l.ast Rolls"
in The Tanagcr. Five poems—"The
Dancer," "The Princely Man," "Essay,"
"Concert," and "The Cloth of Sleep"
will lie published in The I nircrxitg
l( l icir.
"Generation" was published in the
summer issue of Prairie Schooner.
Kadow began writing poetry while
in junior high school. His tirst work
was published a year ago in Pulixailc.
Dr. Newlin in Philadelphia
Tc Discuss Conscription
I>r. Algie I. Xewiin is in Philadel
phia fur the week-end when 1 he is at
tending n conference on conscription.
This conference is being sponsored by
the Friends I'eace C inniittee of the
Philadelphia Yearly Meetings at the
ropiest ot the Frieiuls Committee 011
National Legislation and the Peace
Section of the AFSC. It is an out
growth of a recent conference at Karl
Those attending the conference will
discuss the present status of conscrip
tion, reasons for ami against ciinscrip
tion, sources of support for the pro
gram, probable consequences, and ways
and methods of opposing it. They will
then condense their findings and make
recommendations to the Yearly Meet
Choir Will Sing Tuesday
The Guilford College choir will pre
sent the chapel program on Tuesday,
November 21. I)r. K'/.ra Weis will di
rect the choir in several Thanksgiving
numbers: "Jehovah I Would Praise,"
by Bach; "Prayer From Hansel and
Gretel," by Humpertlink; "Thanksgiv
ing Song," by Bonansinga ; and "Hal
lelujah, Amen," by Handel.
Saturday, November 18 —Class
Tuesday, November 21 Thanks
giving program, A Cappeilu Choir.
Thursday, November 23—Thanks
Saturday, November 25 Class
Young Friends Group
Begins Acfivifies and
Members Represent Ten
Yearly Meetings; Plan to
Hold Spring Conference
The Young Friends group on campus
plans tn meet twice a month and con
duct their meetings as Monthly meet
ings so the members may become more
familiar with the Quaker business
procedure. To enable everyone to get.
experience as n conductor of the meet
ings, the officers are set up on a pro
There are 75 students on campus
who ore members of the Society of
Friends. They represent ten Yearly
•Meetings Baltimore, Philadelphia
(Arch St.), Philadelphia (Race St.),
Indiana, lowa, New England, New
York, Wilmington, and two in North
The group is already beginning to
make plans for the Young Friends
Conference which will be held in the
spring. Young Friends from nearby
colleges will be invited to lie the
gliests of the Friends at Guilford for
a week-end. The date for the confer
ence lias not yet been set.
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Mrs. Mary Wallace
Appointed to Faculty
Fills Positions of Secretary
To Dr. Milner and That
Of Commercial Teacher
Mrs. Mary Met'in die Wallace of
Tampa, Fin., formerly head of the de
partment of secretarial science at Stet
son I'liiversity at DeLand, Flo., lias ac
cepted the positions of secretary to
President Clyde A. Milner and of in
structor in commercial subjects. Mrs.
Wallace received her A. 15. at Florida
l State C: liege for Women, Tallahassee,
j Fin., and her M.A. at New York I'lii
Miss Ksther I>. Demeo of Waltham,
Mass., was formerly secretary to the
president. -Mrs. William it. lCdgerton,
of (iuilford College, had tilled the va
cancy of the commercial teacher until
October 21. when Mrs. Wallace came.
Girls in Mary Hobbs Learn
To Keep House Like Mother
To those of vd\i who are not lie-11
•luainted with nil the ins and ints of '
Mary Ilobbs, we hope this will correct '
your first impressions. Don't feel sorry I'
for the girls who have to get up atr
•i :.">> in the moraine to cook, they don't j'
mind, in fact most of them get a kick |'
out ( f it. Mary Hobbs is a cooperative
dorm where all the girls learn to live '
together and work together in a co- !
operative manner. On the side they '
are supposed to pick up a few simple ,
facts on how to clean a house, and
how to find the way to a man's heart
(through his stomach). Just look at
M .MIiKR 2
Council of Churches,
Beittel to Be a Speaker
At Second Annual
Tlic North Carolina Council of
Churches anil the American Friends
Service Committee are sponsoring the
second annual conference for college
people on Friday and Saturday of this
week. The meetings will lie held at
Hennett College on Friday and Satur
day, and at Greensboro College on
The speakers are I)r. Y. C. Yang,
Chinese statesman and educator; Dr.
Ira DeA. lipid, of Atlanta University;
and Charles Jones, minister of the
Presbyterian Church of Chapel Hill,
X. C. Besides these speakers, there
will lie worship discussions, one of
which will be led by Dr. A. I). Beittel.
This conference, although planned
especially for collegiates, is open to all
persons who are interested in the build
ing of a better world. College delegates,
students and faculty, will be given
preference in the assignment of accom
modations in the homes of church peo
ple in the community.
Last year the conference was held
in Salisbury and several Guilfordians
were present. Mr. William Edgerton,
former associate professor of modern
languages, was one of the lenders of
The students from Guilford who are
going to attend the conference are:
Doris Loesges, Jeanne Van Leer, Naomi
Steinburg, Margery Huber, Helen I.ew
is, Ethel Perry, Elizalieth Dietz, Kay
Wood, and Eddie Hirabayashi.
Dr. Beittel Representative
At Conference in Indiana
I>r. A. I). Beittel attended a confer
ence on i eace-time conscription held
November 1-4 at Earlham College,
lMclmii ml, Indiana. The conference
was held under the auspices of the
American Friends Service Committee
and Dr. Beittel went as representative
of tlie peace committee of New Gar
den .Meeting. After attending the con
ference, Dr. Beittel visited his father
lut I.ancnster, Pennsylvania, and re
turned to Guilford on Tuesday, No
Freshman Class Elects
David Brown as President
At a meeting of the Freshman class
Imi October -N, the following otlicers
| were elected for this semester: David
lirtnvn, president: Pauline Fuller, vice
| president: Elizabeth Itniford, secre
tary: and Mildred Kidge, treasurer.
HIP engagement rings! Incidentally the
boys like to eome to dinner at the
lien house. We are proud of our usually
high standard of quality if not quan
tity, and our coffee is superior to what
is served at Founders. Of course there
are always a few new girls each year
who have to admit they have never
been in a kitchen before. Hut they
soon learn and start measuring two
pounds of Hour and two quarts of
milk for making our delicious biscuits.
Then they are in for a big surprise
when they go home and tell Mother
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