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Volume XII
Number 8
Meredith Alumnae
Name Scholarship
For Miss Poteat
Kinston Group Starts New
Scholarship Fund for
Art Students
Honoring Miss Ida Poteat,
professor of art at Meredith Col
lege, the Kinston chapter of
Meredith Alumnae recently
started a scholarship fund in her
name. This fund is to be used
to aid students, especially those
in the art department. The an
nouncement of the new fund was
made on Founders’ Day Febru
ary 3’ and came as a surprise to
Miss Poteat.
Miss Poteat has been a mem
ber of the Meredith faculty since
this institution was founded. She
is one of the two who have been
with Meredith all the time—Dr.
E. Delia Dixon Carroll.
While the “Ida Poteat Ix)an
Fund” is promoted by the Kins
ton Alumnae, friends and alum
nae everywhere have the privi
lege of contributing to the pro
ject. The classes now at Mere-
idth have contributed to the fund,
to which approximately $150
have already been given.
Alumnae Honoree
Miss Ida I. Poteat, who has been a mem
ber of the Meredith Faculty since the
founding of the institution.
Coming Lecturer
To Be Dr.W.P. Few
Duke President
Meredith Speaker
Kappa Nu Sigma Society
to Have Banquet
March 7
The Barber Biology Club
sponsored a lecture on Poisonous
and Non-Poisonous Mushrooms
by Dr. R. F. Poole, head of the
Pathology Department at State
College. The lecture was illus
trated by slides showing the char
acteristics and habitat of the dif
ferent kinds of mushrooms. He
said that; ‘‘there are more than
1000 different mushrooms that
have been described and the
innocuous and edible qualities of
this number are known. Many
of these can be found in the vicin
ity of Raleigh.” He emphasized
the fact that; “if you contem
plate gathering mushrooms to
eat, you should never depart from
one precaution, and that is know
the mushroom well before gather
ing it.” He concluded liis lec
ture by reading a large group of
recipes on different ways to cook
The Glee Club and Orchestra
of Emory University, Atlanta,
Georgia, gave a concert in the
Meredith College auditorium
Wednesday evening, February
22, at 8:30 o’clock, sponsored by
the Junior Class. “The South’s
Sweetest Singers,” directed by
Dr. Malcolm H. Dewey, present
ed a varied program.
Part I consisted of the follow
ing numbers by the entire glee
club: “Creation’s Hymn,”
Beethoven; “Sleep of the Child
Jesus,” Gevaert; “Glorious For
ever,” Rachmaninoff; “Tally-
Ho,” Franco Leoni; “Shadow
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With Dr. William Preston Few,
president of Duke University as
speaker, the Kappa Nu Sigma
Honor Society will have its semi
annual meeting on Tuesday,
March 7. Dr. Few will be the
guest of honor at a banquet in
Meredith dining room and will
then deliver a lecture in tiie reg
ular series, in the college audi
torium at 7:30. A reception in
the parlors will follow the lecture.
The president of the Honor So
ciety is Margaret Briggs. Other
members are: Martha Viccellio,
Frances Maynard, Elizabeth
Harris, and Dorothy Merritt.
Faculty members are: Dr. Helen
Price, Dr. Mary Lynch Johnson,
Miss Catherine Allen, Miss Net
tie Herndon, Miss Ellen Brewer,
Miss Ethel Day.
According to a new rule, two
members of the Junior Class who
have an exceptionally high aver
age for the two years and a half
have recently been elected mem
bers without awaiting the com
pletion of three years work.
These members are Isabel Mor
gan and Mary Florence Cum
Virginia Garnett S. G. President
The Meredith Choir will take
part on the program of the North
Carolina Federation of Music
Clubs’ Convention which will
be held in Raleigh, April 5-8.
The choir has been asked to sing
several selections at a luncheon
which will be held at the Hotel
Sir Walter, Friday, April 7, tor
membera of the convention.
Prominent Junior
Married Recently
The marriage of Martha Davis
pf Winston-Salem to Lawson
Henry Lowrance on January 14,
in Danville, Virginia, was
formally announced on Sunday,
February 18.
Martha has studied at Salem
College, and also at Meredith
College. The several offices she
Iield while liere attest her popu
larity. She was vice president of
the Freshman Class, manager of
the Freshman Basketball team,
and President of the Sophomore
Class. She also won a medal her
freshman year, for being the best
athlete, and the best sport in her
class. Martha was a major in
music, and showed talent l^th in
piano and organ.
Mr. and Mrs. I^owrance are to
make their home in Winston-
Salem, N. C., where Mr. Low
rance is associated with the Rawls
Dixon Candy Company. Mr.
Lowrance is a graduate of the
University of North Carolina.
Dr. S. D. Gordon, of New York City, who
led the week of Deeper SpiritiuU Think
Virginia Garnett was elected
Student Government president
for the year 1933-34, at a meet
ing of the Student Body Thurs
day morning. Virginia is presi
dent of the Junior Class. Other
candidates nominated were Mar
guerite Warren and Amorette
College Calendar
Frldfty, ntnrcli S nt 8:30 ]>.m.
Grniliinfiiig Piauo recital o(
Snrn Herring.
Saturday, Mnrcli 4 at 8:00 p.m.
'Wnke Forest'Noroditli Annual
B. Y. P. U. party in Astrn llalL
Bfondtiy, Murcb 6 nt 6:46 p.m.
Dr. RIppcy, of Duko Unlver*
Bity, Is to bo Intomntlonul Be.
latlonsliip Club speaker.
Tuosdny, March 7 nt 6:00 p.m.
Formal dinner of Kappa Nn
Sigma Honor Society.
Tiiosdny, Marcli 7 at 8:00 p.m.
Dr. >Yi]linni P. Few, president
of Duke University, to lecture
to Student Body.
Friday, Itfarcii 10 at 8:00 p.m.
Meredltii Clee Club to give coo*
Uonday, March 13 at 8:00 pjo.
Art evening In tionor of art
Thursday, tforch 10 at 8:80 pjn.
Graduating Plano recital of
Helen Dosler.
Margaret Briggs
To Be May Queen
According to a recent election
Margaret Briggs of Raleigh,
will reign over the May Day
Festival this year.
Throughout her four years at
Meredith, Margaret has held a
number of offices on the campus,
having been president of her
class in her Sophomore year;
secretary of the Student Gov
ernment and photograph editor
of the Oak Leaves her Junior
year and editor-in-chief of the
Oak Leaves and president of the
Kappa Nu Sigma Honor So
ciety this year.
The other candidates who
were nominated for the election
were: Mary Frances Snead and
Nancye McDaniel.
Chloris Kellum of '30
Secures High Position
Miss Chloris Kellum, of ’30,
has become affiliated \vith the
Community Relief Exchange of
Durham in an executive capacity.
After leaving Meredith College
she took a course at the New
York School of Social Work, and
received actual experience with
the Brooklyn, N. Y., Bureau of
Charities. Since April 1, 1931,
she has been connected with the
Associated Charities in Wilming
Chloris was a popular and
well-known figure on the campus,
she held several offices during her
four years at Mercditli: An offi
cer on the B. S. U. staff, also on
the Student Government Council
serving as House President, a
member of the International Re
lationship Club, a members of the
Nominating Committee, and
President of the Phil^retian
Xiterary Society.
Well Known Author
is College Lecturer
During Past Week
Author of "Quiet Talks"
Had Large Audiences
Twice Daily
A most interesting and inspir
ing series of “Quiet Talks” con
ducted by Dr. S. D. Gordon,
New York City, was held at
Mereditli College from February
19 to 25.
Dr. Samuel Dickey Gordon,
famous and internationally
known autlior and lecturer was
born in Philadelphia, Pa., on
August 12, 1859. He was asso
ciate secretary of the Y. M. C. A.
in Philadelpiiia during 1884-86
and was state secretary of the
Y. M. C. A. in Ohio from 1886-
95. He has been a public speaker
of great fame since 1895 and
spent four years on a speaking
journey in the Orient and Eu
rope. »
All of the Mereditli students
and faculty were greatly im
pressed with Dr. Gordon during
his stay here, because in his quiet
way he appealed to his audiences.
Too, uiany town students caiue to
hear his talks.
Speaking twice daily—once
during chapel at ten-thirty and
again after dinner at six-forty-
five, Dr. Gordon talked on many
varied and interesting topics.
Some of which were: “Praver
Changes Things,” “Pitching
Tent on Olivet,” “Woman’s Pow-
“Spending the Day With
God,” “Present Troublous World
Situation as Seen from Geneva,”
“Hungry God,” and “The Mas
ter is Here.”
The International Relations
Club has received five new books
from the Carnegie Endowment
which have been placed on the
International Relations alcove in
tlie college library.
Thx’ce of the books “War
Debts and Word Prosperity” by
Moulton and Pasvolsky, “Amer
ica: World Leader or World
Led.!”* by Ernest Minor Patter
son, and “Modern Foreign Ex
change” by Franklin Escher, dis
cuss the general world enconomic
Two of the books “Economic
Rivalries in China” by Grover
Clark, and “Business and Politics
in the Far East” by Edith E.
Ware, throw light on the Far
Eastern situation.

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