Montrcat College, Montreat, N. C..
TrJ£ fJjSTORYOf TfJr
CLASS Of 194-J
THE HlJSTOilY @F THI
CLASS ©if 1941
Crash! The thunder rumbles. The s^
is-dark and overcast. The rain ^ome-s
dovm in sheets', and the clouds bunc'h'^y^'
like pillows. In his cave on
Beard Mountain, Old Pete, the hermi^,,
sits stroking his long white beard 'w^'fch-
a trembling hand. As he gazes intoV^^B^
ball,dt clears. Slowly appears .
likeness of' a bright sunny day back—iAA
September of the year nineteen toAdred j
thirty-seven. IVhat ■ is this/ sl^^l I
gro.up of shining faces that he- seesi be
fore him? Ah!" Pete' smiles,
knows. That was the 'day when
cent senior high school class
Ibntreat as green Freshmen.
Ah yes, he remembers Well ths|i
That.v;as the year when imder
dance of Miss Vfoodhouse, sponsor/, ancf;
Katie ?fagner, president,- the j ffdshsieii'
"whooped it up" with a weiner / /roast'. '
the class was very small, to pa exact,
rnly four now survive. ' TheA-A,/ cry
stal clouds, and then again it. li® clear.
: The year of nineteen hundred 'nhirjby-
ei'gh-t flashes into the-ball, and Pbte
laughs as he remembers tha-t ncm the
small class of the year before/has/in
creased, although some members /dropped
out. This year the class dip tileir
’tvhooping up" at a supper-hikc| a-t damp
Montreat led by Miss McElroy, |spinpor
and Thelma Corpening, presidettitj
year was colored by the memoralbie
Df Hazel Harris cutting h«|r I
Again the crystal clouds andFajgaib- i'^L
:i s clear. This time the scene
Oh, my! These past tiro years have
ly florm by. It seems only yes-
rday that we walked these groimds,
iwildered and awed at the sight of
pse impressive seniors. It didn’t
us long to get acquainted v/ith
one though, did it? Our big sis—
helped a lot. Remember the tvro
eceptip^^for the students and faculty
in Septembei^, ’39, Those were a big
o wi],l e-vpn forgot those ' sore shins
got c.ovm \ at the soccer field that
st dc-qoberl Live and learn! Didn’t
vre have\ fjon :^t College Night in the
Home ?£>. Room! That v/as about the
fihst, affair -nhat we, as Juniors, gave.
Than ^ame that mountain - climbing,
truoy^ji‘idingyi song-singing good time we
had/g^ing ^ Mt. Mitchell. Later in
' r^,the/month /b^e the Latin Banquet and
\ theNii^dei’f'ul time wo had at the Hallo-
./given by the "M" Club. One
of the Junior • plays,
Oili'EDEN, and THANKS. AYJFULLY,
st/enjo’axble m.emories of this
:he recital given by Mrs.
oy Miss Brown, the Junior sponso:
Iff .'COUSIN Fjiw., .
Tailk abouu a. flu epidemic v/hat \vas an
epidemic, i well, we had one. Snow fell
jv st apou-is this time in November, and
seme of us| sax-; our first snoxv looking
out oti tne infirmary xvindoxTS! That’s
why xvei f}ad| our Thanksgiving banquet in
fining room, instead of the
)od was delicious, and so
2at the faculty gave us in
xer Hall aftervrards--tho opening
night of "Epomanondis" and "Cinderella."
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A Then came the drought, and there vrant
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