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Newspaper of the Students of Meredith College
Faculty and students begin “Book*ln” as Dr. Carlyle Campbell carries the flrsi
book into library. The Carlyle Campbell Library will be dedicated Feb. 27 as a part
of Founder’s Day activities.
Meredith Presents Three
For Miss Raleigh Crown
C. C. Cameron to Speak
Dedication to Mark Founders' Day
Anne Davenport, Jane Holt, and
Patsy Johnson will represent Mere-
ditli in the Miss Raleigh Pageant
March 27. The three were selected
by the Raleigh Jaycees from a field
of 20 contestants which have now
been narrowed to 1 L The selection
was made on the basis of interviews
with the Jaycees and a demonstration
of talent.
The girls, all displaying singing
talent, arc in the process of seven
weeks of preparation. Meeting
every Wednesday night from 7:00
to 10:00 p.m., they arc being in
structed in the proper methods of
walking, fixing make-up, and pre
senting their talent. The song selec
tions made by the girls will include
“Almost Like Being in Love” from
Brigadoon by Anne who is ac
companied by Fair Merriman, a
medley from “Porgy and Bess”
sung by Patsy, and an original med
ley composed and sung by Jane.
On March 27, a luncheon will be
given for the girls at 12:00 when
they will meet the judges for the
first time. They will be interviewed
before the 8:00 p.m. performance
to be held at Enloe High School.
Miss Raleigh will be selected on the
Editors and their assistants from
five of Raleigh’s six colleges met
Wednesday, Feb. 12 in the King
Center on the North Carolina State
campus. The informal meeting was
arranged by Dr. John Yarborough
as a part of the Cooperating Ra
leigh Colleges program.
Hosted by Pete Burkhimer, edi
tor of the “Technician,” the aim of
the meeting was to gather ideas
from Raleigh student editors as to
what might be done as a group ef
fort to promote a free flow of news
and information among student
newspapers in Raleigh and to gain
a better understanding of the funda
mental principals of news gathering
and news writing.
A discussion of problems relevant
to the campus papers of NCSU,
Peace, St. Mary’s, St. Augustine’s
and Meredith focused largely on the
lack of dedicated workers. It was
also dccided that all six colleges
would promote effective communi-
basis of evening gown and bathing
suit appearances and talent compe
tition. The crowning will be made
by Betty Wood, the current Miss
All of the girls express excitement
over all aspects of the competition,
yet states Anne, “The part that
thrills me most is the talent, because
I will be able to put to use my
training under Mrs. Sullivan,”
I’atsy Johnson (ieft) ami Anne Davenport
give Jane Holt a ride in tlie snow.
cation through an exchange of
newspapers. After the discussion,
all editors were given a lour and
explanation of the facilities em
ployed by the Tedmia'an in pub
lishing. These included a demon
stration of the I.B.M. equipment
used for the preparation of type, an
explanation of layout techniques,
and a demonstration of the UPl
The next meeting of the college
newspaper editors will be held on
Monday, Feb. 24 on this campus.
At the meeting the selection of a
speaker for the group will be made.
Representatives of their college
papers are Pete Burkhimer, NCSU
“The Technician”; Anna Mills
Scarborough. “The Peace Times”;
Roosevelt Mosley, St, Augustine’s
College “The Pen”; Jane Aycock,
St. Mary’s College “The Belles”;
Catherine Ellison, “The Shaw Jour
nal”; Shera Jackson and Marilyn
Childress, “The Twig.”
Commemorating the beginning of
Meredith, the Feb, 27 Founders’
Day will also celebrate the official
dedication of the Carlyle Campbell
Founders’ Day, first observed in
1909, features speakers who are
North Carolinians and know the
background of the college. Charles
Clifford Cameron, chairman of the
Meredith Board of Trustees, will
present the 1969 address.
Cameron is chairman of the
board of Cameron-Brown Com
pany and chairman of the board
and Chief Executive officer of the
First Union National Bank. He
has served as Past President
of the Mortgage Bankers Associa
tion; Vice President of the National
Association of Real Estate Boards-
1961; President of Mortgage Bank
ers Association of the Carolinas-
1955; Treasurer of Business Devel
opment Corporation; past president
North Carolina association of
Realtors; vice president, N. C.
School of Arts Foundation; mem
ber of the Association of Reserve
City Bankers; member of the Board
of Directors of Charlotte Branch,
Federal Reserve Bank of Rich
mond; director, Peden Steel; direc
tor, Hardee’s Food Systems, Inc.
He has also served on the
To provide an opportunity to
visit Meredith campus without as
sisting daughters in moving, the Stu
dent Government Association has
invited parents of freshmen and
seniors to Parents’ Weekend, Feb.
The weekend activities will be
gin on Saturday, Feb. 22, with reg
istration in Johnson Hall followed
by receptions in the first floor par
lors of Brewer, Vann and Poteat
dormitories. At 4:00 p.m. a special
program in Jones Auditorium for
students and parents will include a
discussion on “Alternatives to a
Teaching Career for Women.” Af
ter a supper provided by the cafe
teria, entertainment will be held in
Jones Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. En
titled “Musical Meredith,” the pro
gram will include performances by
Susan Soloway on the guitar, Pat
Martin on the piano, Nancy Newlin
on guitar, Susan Buckthal doing a
ballet number, and vocal contribu
tions by Jane Holt, Peggy Timmer
man, Ayn Sullivan, and Betty King,
The Sunday agenda will also be-
Hearts and Flowers
Shower Meredith
Want to know how many girls
arc loved? The Valentine’s Day sur
vey taken by the Dean of Student’s
office and the Post Office shows
that seniors lead the list with 18 per
(See relaicil slory page three)
cent receiving flowers. The Fresh
men Class, loved a little less, had
11 per cent of its members receiv
ing roses. Trailing in love ability,
or maybe in rich boyfriends, are
the 9 per cent of the Junior Class
and the 7 per cent of the Sophomore
Class who received flowers. Added
to the traditional flood of red roses
were torrents of cards and candy.
U. S. Chamber of Commerce; Caro
lina United Community Services;
YMCA (Raleigh); Piedmont Cres
cent 2000 Commission; Committee
of 100 for a Greater Charlotte; and
on the Board of Advisors, Chowan
The Founders’ Day Program will
C. C. Cameron
begin with scripture reading and a
prayer by the Reverend Wallace E.
Parham, Minister of Education at
Hayes Barton Baptist Church. Dean
L, A. Peacock will read a
tribute to the deceased alumnae.
gin with registration in Johnson
Hall. Dormitories will be open from
1:00-4:00 p.m. for parents to see
student rooms and dormitory facili
ties. During this time parents may
visit with faculty members in their
offices from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Ad
ministrative officers will be in
Johnson Hail to greet parents from
Mrs. Jane W. Sullivan will direct the
College Chorus in the anthem while
Miss Elizabeth Grey Porter ac
companies. The address by Cam
eron will conclude the ceremony.
The official dedication of the li
brary will be held at 2:00 p.m. in
Jones Auditorium.
Kappa Nu Sigma
Plans Program;
Cansler to Speak
Speaking on the subject of “Col
lege as an Unending Experience” in
chapel Monday, Mar. 3 will be
James Cansler. Mr. Cansler, Dean
of Men at UNC-Chapel Hill and
former BSU director, will speak for
the Kappa Nu Sigma Chapel pro
gram at 10:00 a.m.
Having spoken to numerous stu
dent organizations on the subject of
the role of rebellion in the uni
versity, Mr. Cansler will speak to
the Meredith student body in this
context. The program will also be
the occasion for the introduction of
current student members and the
recognition of faculty members in
the organization.
In a letter sent to parents, SGA
president, Suzanne Wright expressed
the hope that the Parents’ Weekend
would be a “happy and enjoyable
experience” for students, faculty,
and parents and provide an ef
fective liaison between the college
and the home.
Saturday, February 22, 1969
i :00'4:00 Registration in Johnson Hall
Refreshments will be served in first floor parlors of Brewer.
Vann, and Poteat dormitories
4:00-4:30 Special Program, Jones Auditorium
“Musical Meredith,” Jones Auditorium. Special welcome to all
Sunday, February 23, 1969 ‘f/
i:30-3:00 Registration in Johnson Hall
1; 00-4:00 Open house in dormitories
2:00-4:00 Faculty members will be in their officcs lo visit with parents
3:00-5:00 Reception in Johnson Hall to meet administrative officers
FLOWER POWER arrives for Barbara Pilloiid, Louise W'atson and Dale Tatum.
Give me a dollar? Going oncc . . . Twicc . . . Sold for the
Colton EncHsh Club Book Auction! Dean I'cacock will be auctioneer
ing Feb. 26 at 6:45 in the Hut.
Raleigh Student Editors
Meet to Aid Cooperation
Weekend Features Musical Meredith
SGA Makes Plans to Entertain Parents
3:00-5:00 p.m.

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