MERRUITH COLLEGE, RALEIGH, N. C., OCTOBER 13, 1934
NEW MEMBERS ARE
ADDED TO PHI AND
''Baby AstroV' Total Hundred
Fifteen; One Hundred
The Aatro's led the Phi's on Decision
Day, Wednesday, October 3, by fifteen
new members. There were one hun>
dred “New Phl’a” and one Inuidred
fifteen “Baby Aatro’s.'’ The chapel
period on Wednesday, at which the
new girls made their decisions, closed
the “riiahing; season,” n period of
three weeks, during which both
societies put forth their best elTorts
to attract new members.
The Philaretlan Literary Society, led
by its marshals and olRcers, entered
the auditorium singing “Phllnretla."
They wore followed by the Astrotelcton
Literary Society, also led by marshals
and officers, and singing the Astro-song.
Elizabeth Poplin led the Phi’s in their
song, and Haitel Boswell led the
The president of the student body.
Katherine Moseley, presided over the
yrogram and conducted the tlevolionnl.
She explained the purpose of the two
orguniznLlona und Lhe iiieLhod of de
cision lo the new girls. After the
singing of the Almu Mater, the two
societies marched out together.
Under their respective colors, gold for
the Astro's and purple for the Phi’s,
lhe old niembers stationed themselves
in double lines. Amid much cheering,
the new girls made their choice, march
ing through the lines of fhe society
to which they desired lo belong. At
the end oi' the lines, ouch “Uuby" Astro
and New i’hl was given her society
The ctinuu of these society activities
will be reached November 1C, on which
night the new Phi's will be installed
and tho new Astro's initiated,
KatI'J Mirj-s SUJTOU
Scotland Neck Girl Made
Heod of Freshmon Closs
MRS. NINA H, COVINGTON
SPEAKS ON JOURNALISM
Mrs. Nina Holland Covington 'of
Pence College, spoke on newspaper
work to members oil the Twin staff
and others interested in journalism,
October 1 in the Phi Hall.
Mrs. Covington had time to give
only general but practical hints on
newspaper editing and reporting. The
main point stressed by the speaker
was the use In the (Irst paragraph of
the live w’s. who, what, when, iohcre,
and 70}iy. These, sho said, should al
ways come first, forming the skeleton
oC the entire article. When the
skeleton Is formed in the first para
graph, (he style is known as pi/ramM
Mrs. Covington, in addition to hints
on form, also gave certain standards
and idoals to be held l>y the editors
and staff members of a newspaper.
Some of these were: moral integrity,
personality, good sportsmanship, en
thusiasm and the possession of a good
Informational background, Mrs.
Covington pointed out that it was up
to the staff members to formulatQ their
own code of ethics lo bring out those
A full college course was advised for
thoBG Interested in newspaper work.
Some knowledge of almost every field
of study Is an cssontlal requirement
for good newspaper reporting,
Kate Mills Suitor was elected pres
ident of the Freshnmn Class by the
juniors on Monday night, October 1.
She is a graduate of the class of 1D34
of the high school in Scotland Neck,
w’here she too’.c u prominent part in
all oL Uio school’s activities. Twice
she went lo Chapel Hill as a member
of the debating team. Kate Mills is
working toward an A.B. degree.
The announcement of Lhe election
was made at teu o’clock, when the
freshmen were admitted to the Astro
Hull. After several of the college songs
were sung, a crowd of school children
hnrrled lo the rostrum, and the teach
er, Annie Mae Taylor, callcd the his
tory class to order. The children re
cited well, and especially did they give
favorable reports of the lirst leader of
the class of ’.'IS of Meredith. Kate Mills
The other oiliccrs of the Freshman
Class are: Helen Bryan, Vice-Pres
ident: Mirvine Garrett, Secretary;
Tlarriet Rose, Treasurer; Jean Davis,
Clieor Leader: and Jennie Reid Newby,
FIRST CONCERT TO
BE GIVEN BY NEW
Miss Rogno Otterson Will
Present Voice Recital
Memorial Service for Dr.
Corroll to be Held Nov. 4
On Sunday afternoon, November 4.
a memorial service for Dr. Delia
Dixon Carroll will be hold in the col
lege auditorium. Dr. Carroll, for many
years college physician, suffered fatal
liUnries in an automobile accident dur
ing the spring of 1934. . She filled a
place in Meredith which cannot be
filled by anyone else, and it is in ap
preciation of her loyal work that those
who knew her will gather together
to try to express their love.
Dr. Carroll was well known through
out North Carolina. Sho was the
college physician from the time Mere
dith opened her doors until last spring,
and every alumna of Meredith College
will be interested in the tribute that
is to be paid her.
In the service, there will be music,
followed by short expressions of ap*
preciatlon from various groups: the
atudents of Meredith, the faculty, the
alumnae, and the trustees, after which
the main address will be given.
Dr. Brewer hopes that many from
out of the city who knew Dr. Carroll,
will be present to pay their tribute of
love and appreciation.
Miss Hagna Otterson, new member
of the music faculty, will give the
first in this year's series of faculty
recitals Tuesday evening, October 16,
at 8:16 o’clock.
Miss Ottereon comes to Meredith as
teacher of public school music and
voice, from Augustana College, Ciona
Falls, South Dakota, She received her
bachelor of arts degree from St. Olaf
College and her bachelor of music
education from Northwestern Uni
versity, and was u member of the
I'ainons St. Olaf Choir under the dlrec-
tlnn of F. Nellus Christiansen. Miss
Otterson was also a pupil of Lloyal
The program will include:
Separazione (Parting)—G. Sganibati,
'•11 ess doux, 11 eat bon”—(Hdrodiade)
Solvejgs Sang—Kdward Grieg.
Synudves Sang—Halfdau Kjerulf.
From Bjtirnson’s Peasant Novel
The iN'brweglan Echo Song-W. ’I’hrane
Wldninng (Dedication)-Robert Pranz.
Frnhlingsglanbe (Faith in Spring)—
Hark. Hark! the Lark (Shakespeare)
— Franz Schubert.
Do not go, niy Love—Richard Hage-
The House that Jack built—from
"Mother Goose”—Sidney Homer.
Will 0’ the Wisp—Chas. Gil. Spross.
My Lover. He Comes on the Slcee—
Norwegian Love Song—H. Clough
Mlsa Virginia Branch, also of the
music faculty will accompany Miss
Otterson at the piano.
Dn. T. G. DuNKiNO
PLAY BY YEATS TO
BE PRESENTED BY
"Land of Heart's Desire'
Based Upon Old Irish
To Speok ot Bonquet
At the Youth Fellowship banquet,
which is to be held October 18 at
Meredith College, Dr. T, C. Dunning
of London, England will speak, Mere
dith has been selected as one of the
four colleges at which Dr. Dunning
will lecture while in America.
Young people, college students, and
young people's workers from all over
North Carolina are expected lo be
present to hear Dr. Dunning, who is
a prominent world figure. He is the
Director of Young People's Activities
of the Bapti.st Union of Great Britain
and Ireland. Cliairman of Baptist
World Alliance Executive Committee,
autlior, editor, lecturer, and Inter
national leader of Baptist youth. Dr.
Dunning is to be one of the outstand
ing speakers at the Third Quadrennial
All Southern Student’s Conference
which opens October 28 at Memphis,
Many of the B. S. U. presidents of
North Carolina colleges are expected
to be present, and George Noel from
Wake Forest College, who is the
B, S, U. President of North Carolina,
Twenty-seven Girls Begin
On October 1» the Little Theater
will present the Freshman Class in
The Land of Ileart'/i DcHlre, by W. B.
Yeats, the first production of the year.
The play is under the direction of
Mamie Lou Forney, president of the
Little Theater, and the cast is ag
Maurteen Bruin.. Mirvine Garrett
Bridget Bruin, his wife.
Shawn Bruin, theli' son..Jeanette Dunn
Maire Bruin, wife of Shawn
Father Hart Lucy Jackson
A Fairy Child Charlotte Waster
Louise Correil and Josephine Turner
wrote the music fpr the play.
Margaret Kramer is chairman of the
staging committee; Kate Covington,
chairman of the costume con^mittee;
Elberta Foster, chairman of the poster
committee; and Pauline Perry, business
The Land of Heart's Desire la the
Celtic otherworld, sometimes called,
the Isle of Avalon or the Blessed.
Isles; it ia n land of perpetual youth
and happiness, Irish and Welsh
legends tell of men who have dwelt
there. Prom that land Arthur Is await
ing his return.
According to Irish folk-lore May Eve
Is the time -when the fairies are
especially powerful and riuqiieiiUy
steal away newly married mortal wo
men to lie their own brides.
Twenty-seven girls are doing super
vised teaching In the Kalelgh schools
this fall. A list of those teaching in
high schools with the subjects they
tench and the school where they teach
is as follows:
Cornelia Atkins, Mathematics. Hugh
Morson; Elizabeth Brantley. Social
Science, Needham Broughton; Minnie
Brooks, Mathematics, Needham Brough-
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0«'t. Mliis Oltcrsoii's re(iiliil.
If^.—Fol]i>wslil|i ItniMiiiet with
1h‘. T. G. Diiiiiiliig as spciiher.
Ocl. ll>.—Frosliiunii piny.
Oct. 21.—I’hi Teju
Ocf. 3l.—of narber
Oct. i)U.—Speiiiiiiii’s revihil.
.Vov. StMllt lllgllt.
ffoY. 4.—.llitinoriHl Service for :Ur.
Government Aids Meredith
Students Through FERA
Fifty-one Meredith girls ore receiv
ing Itnanclal aid from the federal
government through the FERA. The
girls are employed In various ways,
and receive from thirty to fifty cents
an hour, according to the types of
work. The government is spending
$765 a month here. The types of
Fl'jRA work at Meredith are: answer
ing telephones, clerical and steno
graphic work, tutoring, inspecting, and
Those doing FERA work at Mere
dith are as follows; Dorothy Andrews,
Julia Banadyga, Emily Dethune, Nina
Binder, Julia Vann Brtdger, Blanche
Bulfaloo, Norlne Butler, Eflie Raye
Calhoun, Marie Carroll, Clara Colvard,
Sadie Conk, Katherine Covington, Hat
tie Lou Crltcher, Mary Hynuni Dark,
ISdna Frances Dawkins, Mary Eliza
Mabel Knkes, Dorothy Anne Ford,
Bvelyu Fowler, Flora Fowlei’, Lillian
Gupton, Myrtle Hair, Laura Mae Hil
liard, Murlo Hinton, Sadie Hocntt,
Martha Josey, Margaret Kramer, Mae
Bedford, Mae Marshburn, Martha Mes-,
senger, Minnie Morgan Oldham, Lucille
Parker, Louise Paschall, Nancye
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Interesting Plans Being
Made for Oak Leaves
The “Oak Leaves" staff headed by
Cornelia Atkins and Henrietta Castle-
bui-y, plun to publish ns early as pos
sible the best annual Meredith has ever
iDuring the summer the two leaders
visited the Benson Printing Company,
publishers of the annual, at Nnshville,
Tennea.see. and made the plans for the
content of the annual. This con
tributed much to the early start.
Superlatives from the Senior Class
have already been chosen, and the
pictures have been made. The suporla-
tives chosen are: Margaret Davis,
prettiest; Stuart Weatherspoon, most
stylish.; Reba Parker, cutest; Elizabeth
Lee, most versatile; Katherine Mosely,
Miss Meredith; Josephine Turner, most
popular; Mae Marshburn, most
athletic; Inez Poe, most intellectual.
The best-all-round day student Is to be
The plans for the annual will not be
given at this early date; this secret
Is something for everybody to look for
ward to w’lth enthusiasm.
First Issue of Acorn
Will Appear Soon
The first, the October, isaue.of the
Aconi, fhe college magazine, will bo
off the press and ready for distribu
tion October 23, This iasuo has some
unusually good attractions, one of
which Is a short story by Katherine
Shuford. entitled "The Child.” Also
there is a. paper by Arabella Gore
called "Mirrors of Reflection,'’ Mary
Faye McMillan gives an Interesting
account of her trip from China. There
are several Interesting personal essays.
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