Published Bi-Weekly as the OfflcinI Organ of the Student Body of Meredith College
MEREDITH COLLEGE, RALEIGH, N. C.. APRIL 13, 1940
L. Watkins, H. Tur
ner Are Honored for
than Daniels Speaker
Jonatltan Daniels, editor oC the
News a«rf Observer dehvored
address on “New England and the
South" In the college audltorlnm
Tbursduy evenlni; nt 8 o'clock.
Tills wBs file annual tectiire apon-
aored Knppa Nn Slgnia, lionor
society of Meredith College, At thie
tlnte, Frieda Cullierson, president
at the organization, nTmoiinced llte
two new niemliers (al^en in (rom
. the Junto)' Class ou Ihe baels of
scholaratilp Cor llie past two years
here. The two were LIIIIqd 'Wat
kins of Manson, N. C., and Helen
Turner o( Newton. N. 0.
Prior to tiie lecture, student and
alumnae memijere nC tlie society
' ami honorary oiemliers Irani llie
faculty attended a dinner given ot
Old Rose Inn In lioiior oC tiie new
At tlto rcccptlou following the
lecture, the twu Bophonioi'es with
the hlgliest iiVHrages, Celeste Perry
at Raleigh and Betty Lou Ander
son of Fair Bluff, served. Those
attending wo’o tho Bliidunt and
uhmmiie , memlierB oC tlio Kappa
Nu Sigma and tlie Silver ShielU.
Student momliers of iCiippa Nu
Sigma are: Dorothy Green, ISdnn
Biirle Oogglus, ' 13ebe Ukhenson,
Carolyn Ci'llffher, Oilyc i-daiuricli
and Virginia Lee ’Wfitsnn.
Faculty inEmbers are I>i'. Mary
Lynch Jobnson, Mi^as Ellen Brewer,
and AliSK Rthol Day. ilonumry
mcnibom are Dr. Helen Prlcc and
Miss Catherine Allen.
Giv^s Senior Recital
Fourth Senior Recital of
Year; Orchestral Accompa
niment by Misa May Crawr
ford; Chief Marshal Vir
ginia Waahburn; Reception
Given After Recital
Oil Friday evoning. April 12, at
R:15 o'clock IfUs May Crawford
pieaentefl Jane Wasbliiirn, daugh
ter of Mr, and Jlrs. Charles Waali-
burn of Shelby, In iier gi-adnating
recital In the Meredith College au
Tlie recital, which whb the fourth
senior recital of (hie year, had the
Tempo 01 Ballo..
On June 5-6
Nine-Weelcs and Six-Weeks
Sessions to be at Wake For
est and Mai's Hill; Several
Meredith Faculty Members
to be at Mars Hill
The annual MeredlDi-Wake l-'iir-
est snninier school will be in ses
sion again this Btiinmer iit Wuhc
Poreat and Mars Hill. Practically
the fiaina courses are offered ot
both schools except for the pre-
inel and law courseii at Wake For
est. Full credit is given frir nuninier
school woi'k. Nine hoiii'B of work'
can bo easily done during the nine-
wcoki BesBlen and six during a six-
Wake Forest Bummer sehool will
have tile following calendar:
Nine weeks sesBioni
June 5, Wediieaiiay, reglBtratlon^
June 6, Thursday, classes hogln,
August a. Saturday, IS noon,
^ Six-weeks session:
June S, Wednesday, registration,
Jiine 6, Thursday, closses begin.
July 18, Thui'sday. examinations.
T)ie sfx-wceks session cloaos.
Mars Hiil summer sebool will
have tlie following calendar:
Juno 6, Tbnrsrtay, registration,
Juno 7, Friday, classes begin,
August 3, Sutiirday, graduation
exercises, 12 noon.
aix-w«i6ks session: The prograni
Ib tho same aa the nlne-weoks faes-
Blon except work closes Thursday,
Tho following Meredith tcuchera
will ho on the >Iars Hill faeulty;
Miss Frances Baliey, Mr. B, F.
■’nnaday. Dr, L. B, M. Freeman,
If?. Q, Biloy, Mr. D. Y. Tyner.
Mnry Lynoh Johnson. Mi-s.
H Marsh will bo the denn
Oaprlcoloi in n FInt nach
Ou tlie Departure of tho Rolovcd
FuKii..—(Iniliating ihe paat-horn)
The Stai'B (arr. by Ouy Makr)
liitentn-zxo Op. 70, No. 8 Brahms
litiidc Hcroic .'Leschclirky
SoDiitn, E Minor, Op. 7 Qriug
Concoitu N(i K Flat Mnjor
(OrclipKiral Accoinpiinimpnt i>y
Miss May Crawford)
Chief niaraimt was Vlrginlu
Washburn of Sbolby. Other ushers
were MnrKaiet Jane Cbihle, Carolyn
IIuiiderHon, Virginia Councit, Sara
Cole, Bcbe illcklnson and Rdna
Following the recital a reception
was given in (he college parlors.
To Be Given
, Little Theatre Spring Pro
duction Is Cast: W. F. Boys
The Little^ Theatre has selected
"Skidding," o comedy by Auranla
Rouverol, as its spring production.
Tlio date has not been dellnltely de
cided at this time.
Tile play is based apon tlie fam
ily life of 'the. Hardys of screen
fanje. and It is reported that one
ot the many Hardy pictures Is
based upon this play.
Five Wnke Forest boys are co
operating with tb% Little Theater
hy taking the malo parte. This Is
the llrst year boys have taken parts
in the productions.
The cast is as follows:
Judge Hardy, Jack Parker; Mra,
Hardy, Virginia Greene; Marian
Hardy, Nan Davis; E^stelle Hardy.
Both Perry; Myra Hardy, Juanita
Stalnback; Andy Hardy, “Walter
Sessoms; Grandpa, to he selected;
Aunt Mlliy, Mr. Hardy’s slstei', Re-
bccca Vaughon; Wayne Trenton
III, 13ob Howard; Pollticlun, Don
1940-41 EDITORS OF PUBLICATIONS
BETTY BROWN MacMlLLAN
New Phi President
J. Holder To
Mi.ss May Crawford Will
Present Pupil on Friday
Evening, ApHl 26, at 8:15
JcHsamliio Holder will bo pra-
seuted In her graduating recital In
piano at 8:15 o’clock, Friday eve
ning-. April 26, by her teucher,
Miaa May Crawforil. This will be
tho fifth and las6 of the senior re
citals of the year.
Her program will oonslnt of:
(;erjimn Dances 13eethoven
No. i 111 C Major
No. 2 In CJ Major
No. S ill C Major
Sonata Op. flO Beethoven
Nlcht 211 geKclmlnd
tllrl Wlih the Flaxen Hair
Novellette In F, Op. 21, No. 1
Concerto in D Minor 'Ftnbcnstoln
(Orchostrn.l accoiunaiiiment ou sec
ond piano by Mias Crawford)
Mrs. Raiid Bryan of Garner will
be the chief murshal, Misses Miiry
Loe Holder of Cai-ner, Surah Onth
New Astro Pi*esident
InBlRHti of the traditional Sopli-
Dny-OiT. A liay ride is planned
to transport (he ulaes from Mere
dith to tho Tar lleol Club whore
they will imvR a nieak fry.
The evKut of the year for tho
sophomores will begin Friday eve-
erluo D,wns ot Sale.nburg, Anuio April 10, when (he class will
Entertiiinment to Begin on
Pridiiy, April 19, With a
Freshman Eoafire; On Sat-
to have Soph Week-end this yoar junior claases as to thi- uuiiibpr of
Hiding Place of the Tradi
tional Crook Is to be Re
vealed Tonight at 12:00
Tonight at 13 the endless searoh-
iug will cease. Who will be the
searchers Is not known, but never
theless the seniors or the Juniors
will rcveui to the Juniors or tho
seniors tlie hiding place of the trii-
Laat year £oi' the lirst time in.
many years the juniors found the
crook and were ahle to liidu It from,
the seniors. 1-Iowevur, the sciihira
found and rehId It, and the Junior's
wore iinabl© to find It for a second
In inOfi Mian Carolina Tljii-y
Phclpa Biive to the Ssnloi- Class a
shpphord’s cniok to he preaentud
to (he incoming Senior Class. Re-
foi'o school of the next year the
preuident of the rlnss was to hide
It froui the Junior Chiss. Crooking
activities were contlniieil until In
lOlS. when the faculty ruled It ont
because of cxccsa class spirit.
However, cranking was ri'vived in
, Because finding the crook was
Urdny There Will be a|nl]UOst Inipossihip, nine clHns wun.
steak Fry; On Sun., a Tea tl‘0 class of 'SS. From spring cak-ndar, \x 1,1, 11,0 wiy
that time nn tlioru lias hoi>n nn •
The sophomores are plnimlng OBrcement between tho suninr «n.l '
- ' - I'.vHck-eiiil whli-h piiis? pri-siiwilvp
duos. A week is given Cor ibo lind-1 stiidi-niK in ihe llnitfllslil.
Ing of Pitch clue plus a wcpk fiirj Inviiatlous lor Miiy 4-R ;iro In lio
the crook. Each clue Is written ml mailed i.y Mm.dii.h staiU-nts lo
cotle and Icods to t!io next ^
*' lUolr Irlcitclcs wUo woiikl J)p llkolv
H. S. Seniors
To Be Quests
Schedule of Events For
Hospitality Week-end to In
clude Many Activities
I-ldspltaliiy Wi'ck-end. one ot ilir-
events prinicd In IhiUI type on tin;
Lee Tarleton of W«idesboro, (3raiie
Croom of Kinston iind Eleanor
Evans of Wingate will servo as co-
A reception will he held In the
parlors following the recital.
Spring Is Here Again With All
Its Endearing ^^Young Charms'^
ontwtain the freshmen with n
bonfire and a niavshmullow ruas(.
The second part on the pro
gram will be n hreukfast in the
Merndith dining hall In honor of
the sophs. ^The menu will he
planned by the class. They will
bo seated together in a certain
section of the dining hail and will
be drossed In alnillar apparel of
! white dresses . and greon socks.
(Oontlnued ou Pago 2)
Tho birds ai'O singing, the (low
ers are blooming, the trees are
budding, the snii la shining,
everybody is happy and spring is
here! With the advent of spring
many things begin to happen at
Meredith, such aa crooking, olec
lions. May Day practice, daisy
chain practice, and the Little The
atre spring production.
Of rourse, everyone bus been
intoreetod In crooking during the
past four weeks. Many of tho
seniors have been seen peeking
out thelv windows about the hour
o( midnight wa'iching the (lash*
lights which have been exploring
every nook and cranny on tho
campUH. As far as a war ot nerves
la concurued Europe has not had
anything that Meredith has not
A great deal of oxcltoment has
been Aroused over the elections
which have been takings pltwo
every Friday for the last several
weeks. The girls who are to hold
the malor olSceB are being elected
from the lufimborq of tho rising
Bflulor class. Here's to you, ofli-
I might say here's to you sotilio-
niores In the daisy oiiain praoUce
which you will soon begin to work
ou tor elQss day. One sees the
«i/ Diirci- Ft.Ki8t;ujiAN?!
aun rising over tho hill in a dolsy
Held as she picks, picks, and then
picks some mors daisies from
.among the dew-drenched grass.
It Is hard work but fun, too, and
another iiappy experience to add
to mefinorles of college days that
With the coming of spring, the
Little Theatre has not been idlo
for they have begun work on the
spring production, Tho play has
i>eon ehosen and a cast has been
selected. Some of our brothers
from Wilke Forest are going to
help in this pradiiction hy taking
the men's parts in the play.
Just as commencement Is the
oilmax of the school year. May
Day Is the climax of the spring
term. On May 4, onr bisauUful
(]noen of May will roign over her
court ot attendants and watoh, the
May Day festivities given In her
honor which are skillfully and
beautlfiiUy directed by Mrs. Sor
rell. This Is au event for which
tiie new studenLs may eageiiy
And last hut not least you will
roniember that In tL& Spring a
young girl's ns well a's a young
man’s fancy lightly tnrns, to
thoughts ot love. And then there's
always spring fever—hoh(im.
To Be April 27
Juniors Wilt Entertain Sen
iors at Carolina Hotel;
Committees Are Appointed
The juiiiui-s win entertain Llie
seniors at iv formal Imnqiiet at thu
Carolina Hotel on Saturday eve
ning, April 27, from ,7:30 to 12.
Plans tor the bonciiiet are now
The following committees have
been appointed; Decorations tor
ttie ballroom, .Rebecca Vaughan,
chairman, Rosanna Uarnes, Mari
etta. McLonDon, Sarali Hayworth,
Elizabeth llrltt, Boreulca Brinkley
Alnift Cm'lton, Rtiohsl Lewis, Betty
Baldwin and Ada'Wall; docorotlons
for the table, Ida Howell, chairman,
Janie Parker and Alice Falls; en*
tertalnment, Helen Byrd, chali--
man, Catherine Scott and Aun Tay
lor; pi'lntlng of progranie, Sadie
Allen, ohuirnian, flea ISIehniann and
Luclll» Wyatt; toasts, Rachel
Poe; transportation, Nancy Brtid*
ahor, chairmau. Margaret Dunn and
Agnes Graham; menu, Jacqueline
Provost anil Huldah Hall.
the final one loading te the crook.
The Juniors were given fnur cUie.s
The crook may bu hidden my-
whei'c on (lie Mercdllh Mim)nis
provided it is proteoted from the
vveatliRi'. It was agreed this yeiir
not to hide a clue under or on top
»f u building. All "crnoklng" is
limited to Meredith students. Pni-t
of the crook must lie showing ut
all times and It may not be hidden
nnder lock and key.
Tf the crook Is found, the class
holding it Is given 24 hours In
which to rehide It. In case the op
posing side dlSL-ovei's tiint it has
been fonml before ' it has l»on
hidden, u one-hour truce is'grunted.
This also occurs if the craok is
found wlthlu the last 24 hours.
S. P. C. To Be
Held In Mo.
College Delegates to Give
Student Choices of Presi
If college Hllidents wrote uiir po
litical platforms and elected our
presidents, wmild tho «inallty be
Tiiat question will he answei'cti
by delegates to three national Btu
dent pollllcal conventions—Doiuo-
cratic, Ropublioun and Independent'
Liberal—to be held on the ^VesL-
mlnster College campus at Fulton,
Missouri, May 2, ii and -1.
Students with n pollllcal bont
will rant and rave, orate aud lobby,
debate and wrnugls for tlieir fa
vorite candidates, before making
out tho 1940 slates for each ot the
parties. More than 600 delegates
from collesea and UDlversltles
throughout the county ai-e oxpeoted
(Continued ou Page 2)
to iiiHko ML‘i-edUh Uiclr ulmn malar,
Thu aciiortule i>f evynt* tor ihe
\vi-«k ond will proUibly inchuUi fi i-
llng ncauulttlcd wKh the oaiupus
Sind ils inlereatljiB people on Snt-
urdny inoinliig, the Hniiual l'\ii)ii>r-
Daughter hnsebull gnmu on the
athletic Held In tii« e.irly pni't of
the iiftcrnoon. tho rrmvnlii); ni'
Nancy Brewer ns Queen of May in
the grove Inter in the nflurnumi
and iL plMiIi- HHpper iin the lawn
immediately after tho May Uiiy ex-
erei.-'ea aro over.
Plans for ihat eveulug'H entei'-
tainmeut nia not yet completed,
but probably will be llnished by
lh» end of this week. Sunday
iiioriilng wllj see tho Meredith
girls und iheir guests un their way
to church; and after dinner the
week-end will b« over.
Tho pnrpofisof hospitality week
end Is to acituaint prospective stii-
denta with tho possibllitiee ot the
Meredith campus. It is also to
raise the duality of new students
who will reglBler in (he Call ot
C. Scott, R. Maness,
and B. B. McMillan,
Howell and Bradsher
Will Head Societies;
Davis Is Re-elected
On March 21. in chapel Catherine
Scott of Kinslun was elected editor
of the Oak Leaves for tho year
lOiO-41. She won over liebccca
Vaughan of 'Washington.
Catherine la the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. A. Scott.
She w«8 on the busiuess staff «t
the annual her sophomore year
and aauoeiato editor her Junior
year. Her freshman year she was
In her class etnnt, and she served
on Ihe staging cominittae her
sopliomore and junior years. This
year she is secretary oC tiie Phi
Society end a member of tlie Fresh
lU'.Milis of Lntor elections
Carolyn Duke of Henderson waB
olocted president of the rising
Sophomore Class In a class meet
ing Tue-sday night, April 9.
Kosanna ilarnes of Goldsboro
iwaa elected president ot Little
Theatre in chapel yesterday.
Ruchel Mniioas wiia tiniininiouBly
elected editor of Tice Twii for tho
coming year In chapel ou March
21). She i« the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. A. A. Mniiess of Troy.
Rachel wan In her class stunt
her soplunnorc und Juuinr yt-ars.
This ye.ir she is i manaRloy editor
of Tni-: Twin, trensui'er of il»> Jnn-
I'lr ClasK and a member of the Col-
I'ln l-JimliKh Club.
Hetty Brawn JijieMillan was
I'lecicd Mlili.r nf iJjo Aroni for ihe
yi'nr 1‘i.KMl. She wou over l.olcta
Ivuunen. wliu wjk niiiiilnalpd by
liciiilun lifjm It suilk'ient number
Ik'll.v m-nvn Ik iht* iUiukUiit of
Mr. uiiil \lr,«. ,J. .\l;u-Mllhiii ot
, 'J hoMKiMVilU'. SIh- mis •‘'iiilioiiiuro
,‘ditir pf ihi' iiiinuiil mid HS.U.
ollin-r her KupliDniuic >—.nr Her
Jllniiir vi-Hi' she Wiis vice |iiv.“iileni
of tlir- '!a-^sii-iil Club, jui.inr I'lIKor
ef the .IcijM,, 1111(1 pruyi-inu ch;ilr-
iiiaa Ilf till' SiiKldni Lenum- of
Women Viiieis, She Is a niPiiilier
Ilf tlie Aairu Society.
In I'li.iDil ,,n .Vin'il .Niiui'y
llriidKliPr i.f R.ixli(ii-ii \vn>: f'U.ci(.(l
lireHkl.-iii i,f lUe I'lij S.Tloly fer
llie iimlli>: lemi ovi-r Helen Hyrd.
J.'lirinj; lu-r sn[>hc)iiiiii-(. jvm-
Niinov si'i vi'| Hs ii^xoi'iiiiii bUBiiii'ss
liliiliiiK*’r "I Tun '[’wii; oiiU si'i-relai y
nC her rliiss. This jviir sl«> |g
inenibor uf ilie Slndeni l'>i«ncil. vkv
prcsideui in’ ihe I’hl .Snriely and
a nieinhcr ur ihe Cdlton English
Club. CliiBali'.il ciui) mid dn> Slii-
deiit Leiigiii:* nC Wenien Viui'ir.
Idii Howi'll (if Lumberlon v\-as
I'k'eted presldpni of the Astro So
ciety fir the I1II0-41 lenn. Olhoi-
nonilniiiioiis were Ann Taylor ot
iCimtlinied on l»age 21
Important social uventa from
now until June:
Tuesday, April 10, Alpha Phi
UiiiKjiiet, 6 p.m.
Saturday, April 20, Soph Day
Tuesday, April 23, B.S.ir, In-
Thursday, April 26, Stylo
Friday, April 2lt. Jesaaniipo
Holilor'B Recital In Auditorium,
Saturday, April 27, Junior-Sen
Thui'sdny, April 30. Little
Theatre Spring Production, 8
p.m., Auditorium, (Tentative.)
Siiturdnj-, May 4, May Day,
To Meet On
The North Carolina Collegiate
Press Assochuion will hold its
spring iiiuellng on the woek-eud
of April 26-27 at Charlotte, N. C.
lloHdqunrters for Ihe meeting will'
ho (lie Hotol Clmrlotte.
PreBldeut Sherwood Staton Is
attenipLing co get a proniln*mt
speaker for the Friday night han-
fiuet. Duriiig tho convautlon otll-
cers tor (he ne.xt year’s Pross Aa-
aiiciation will be etocted.
According to custom, 12 gold
keys will be awarded to the edi
tors and husiiiesa umiiagQi's of tho
outslsnding publications of the
year 1939-40. Schools with over
1.000 onrolled will bo lu Group A,
and those under 1,000 will be In
group U, This division Is made
In order to make Judging easier.
Meredith will be Included in
Plans ore being mad* to send
repreaentatives from each of
Meredith's puhlioaUona to the