Wdke Forest 'rMir 'T\A71 Kappa Nu Entertoins 1 M 1 1 W 1 Sigma Lecture Tonight Jl A JL.^ Jl ▼ T JL Tuesday Volume XII HEREDITH COLLEGE. RALEIGH, N. C., MAKCH 4, 1933 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. STATE PROFESSOR SPEAKER AT CLUB Alumnae Honoree Miss Ida I. Poteat, who has been a mem ber of the Meredith Faculty since the founding of the institution. EMORY GLEE CLUB WELL RECEIVED BY LARGE CROWD 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 mushrooms. 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 (Please turn to page three) 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 mings. 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. wv wl Dr. S. D. Gordon, of New York City, who led the week of Deeper SpiritiuU Think ing. 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 Byrd. 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* cert. Uonday, March 13 at 8:00 pjo. Art evening In tionor of art seniors. 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 ton. 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.” I. R. CLUB RECEIVES FIVE NEW BOOKS 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 situation. 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.