VOL. 10, No. 7
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, N. C.
WAY DOWN SOUTH
On March 23, the Junior College
Class will give its presentation
of ‘he year. “Way’ Down South
in Dixie.” This is an operetta
based -on the best-known of Steph
en Poster’s nfelodies- When the
lights are dimmed and the curtain
lir.es, you -will find yourself in
the Old South of the 1850’s. Un-
forgetable characters such as
Uncle Ned,' Susanna, Jeanie and
Nellie Ely will walk out of the
pages of song albums straight in
to your hearts where these songs
already are. Who will ever for
get “Way Down Upon the Swanee
River” or “Old Folks at Home”?
There will be soloists from both
the high school and college and
the choruses will be composed of
The Dreamers. You must not
miss this fine array of musical
talent and acting ability which
will leave you humming -for days.
The cost? There is the surprise.
Did you ever wish that you could
pay just the tax and no more ?
Well, this time all you have to
pay is 3c and this will be within
the reach of everyone’s purse.
Bring your friends and come to
Anderson Auditorium Saturday
night, March 23 at 8 o’clock. Get
out your evening dress and ac
quire a festive air, or just dress
up as if you really were going to
a gala event in the deep South of
around one hundred years ago
and if you like, come in couples!
A great occasion in Montreat
is the annual May Day Festival,
which is held in Central Park on
May 18th. The following girls
were elected to represent their
Lily Starling, the brunette with
a winning smile, from Hahira,
Georgia, was chosen to represent
the freshman high school class.
Carroll LeGette, dainty and de
mure, from Hahira, Georgia, was
chosen to represent the sopho
more high school class.
Annette Folmar, naive and na-
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Montreal Elects New Officers
Seated, left to right: Annette Folmar and Chinky Liddell. Standing,
left to right: Jo Clyburn, Dot Jean Sandefer, Barbara Stevenson and
Dorothy Jean Sandefer, a jun
ior, was recently elected by the
student body of Montreat College
to serve as Student Body President
for the school year 1946-47. Bar
bara Stephenson will head the
College Y. P. C.; Mildred Bailey,
the Staff of Student I’ublications;
and Evangeline Clyburn, the Col
lege Athletic Association.
“Dot Jean” Sandefer is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. A.
Sandefer of Rocky Mount, La.,
where she attended high school.
During lier sophomore year here
she was Spiritual Life Chairman
on the Y. P. C; Council, and Pub
licity Chairman on the Athletic
Board. She was also a prayer
group loader last year.. A mem
ber of the “M“ Club since her
first year, she now has her chev
ron. Dot Jean has sung in the
choir for three years, and she is
a member of the Music Club, Span
ish Club, and Life Service Group.
This year she became a member
of the Kappa Pi Beta. She is ma
joring in Bible and Music.
Barbara Stephenson is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John H.
Stephenson oif Vand.erpool, Vir
ginia. She attended Monterey
High School. Last year she
served as Student Body President
of Montreat Junior College and
was a member of the Athletic
Board. A member of the “M”
Club, she has her chevron. She is
a vprv active member of the Kap
pa Pi Beta. A history major here,
Barbara was voted “most intel
lectual” student last year.
Mildred Bailey, newly-elected
Editor of the Sun Dial and Dia-
lot'e, is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Tom Bailey of Lexington, N
C. This year she has been house
president at College Hall. Last
year she was business manager
on the S. P. S,, and a member of
the Atldetic Board and Y. P. C.
Council. She is also a member
of the “M” Club. “Millie” is ma-
jonng in English and plans to
Evangeline Clyburn is the
flaughter of Mr. H. H. Clyburn of
Levisburg, West Virginia, and she
attended Greenbrier High School
at Ronceverte, West Virginia.
Since coming to Montreat as a
freshman throe years ago, “Jo”
has been Treasurer of the Athletic
Association, Treasurer of the Col
lege Y. P. C., a prayer group
leader, and a member of the “M”
Club. A Bible major, Evangeline
is also taking several business
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The footlights flashed on. Las
Cantadoras sang 'the Freshman
Theme song, “Mexicali Rose,” and
the Freshman Fiesta was' under
As the curtains opened, Delia
Gomez stepped through a map of
South America dancing “La Cum-
parsa.” At the close of her act.
Las Cantadoras sang “South of
When the curtains opened again,
a lovely Senorita was on her Bal
cony, smiling down at two singing
troubadours. A bold bad robber
swaggered in, shouting and
thrusting angrily at a frightened
servant. He recognized his broth
er, Manuel, one of the trouba
dours. He swaggered about,
brandishing his pistols and sing
ing a bold robber ballad, but then
ran away, screaming, at the sight
of a mouse.
Las Tropicales sang some of
our favorite Spanish songs be
tween acts, “Brazil” and “Cachi-
A dashing Senor and a lovely
Senorita danced the traditional
Latin-American dance, the grace
ful “Ocercate Mas” accompanied
by six .pretty Senoritas dancing
in the background.
Las ’Lropicales sang “’I’res Pala-
bras” and “Tuya Soy” between
this act and “El Amante Y Sus
A handsome Senor, Ida Lou
Gibson, sang of his native Madrid,
dancing with a lovely Senorita,
Mozellc Adkins. The Senoritas
forming the background dance
were Phoebe Measamer, Frances
Balsley, Nancy Brunson and Jean
Sylvia Sanchez, Josephina Que
zada, Delia Gomez and Stacia
Evans (as a waiter) had the au
dience howling with laughter at
the attempts of three Spanish
girls, who spoke very little Eng
lish, to order a dinner at an
American hot dog stand.
We were then whisked away
to the magical country of Mexico
to attend a real Mexican bull
fight. Ruth Layne was a bull
fighter who was afraid of bulls.
Pat Cox’s attempt to give her con-
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