North Carolina Newspapers

VOL. 14, NO. 8.
MAY, 1949
Miss NcGaughey To Give Commencement Address
Kane To Be Editor
H. S. To Publish
Own Newspaper
At a recent meeting of the Ed
itors and advisors it was decided
th^t for the best interests of the
College and High School, each
school would have separate news
A trial issue of the High School
paper will come out May 21st. A
contest was put on to pick a name
which will be announced with the
first issue. The new staff elected
this year is '’’erry Kane, Editor-
in-Chief; Lee Brewer, Business
Manager; Lucille Black, Associate
Editor; and Martha Dabney, Art
The rest of the staff will be ap
pointed at the beginning of next
year. In order to avoid too much
competition, ads will not be soli
cited from Black Mountain and
the paper will be financed in other
Juniors Lead Seniors
Through Centuries In
Banquet Program
On May 7, which fell on Satur
day evening, about five and fifty
persons gathered together in the
dining room of Assembly Inn to
honor the end of college days for
thirteen of those present, and also
to celebrate the passage of a few
more (we hope) into the honored
state of seniorhood. This affair,
known as the Junior-Senior Ban
quet, was slightly different from
those held in previous years —
young men guests were not ex
After the Invocation by Dr. Mc
Gregor, the Welcome and Re
sponse were given by the Junior
and Senior class presidents, Elea
nor Enloe and Lucille Vaught, re
The theme of the Banquet was
“Gold For The Forty-Niners,” be-
—Continued on Page 8
H. S. Seniors Starred
In Modern Comedy
The Senior High School class
presented their annual senior pro
duction, “You’re Young Only
Twice,'” a three act comedy by
Joseph Spalding, April 30.
The scene was laid in a sorority
house on a State University
Campus during a summer session.
The plot involves a scheme to
evict a returned alumna who has
endangered the summer’s fun by
being made guardian of the camp
us hero. The plot backfired and
the alumna won worthy respect
and married the boy’s father.
Characters in the play were;
Mrs. Trigg, Jean Stephens; Soph
ie, Barbara Gladstone; Libby
Frohman, Gerry Hoffman; Helen
Hunter, .lane Norman; Beatrice
Newman, Martha Brown; Avis
Laurel, Bitsy Phillips; Irene
Pratt, Lizabeth Wilson; Dorothy
Randolph, Mary Lou Gue; Miss
A^atha Dunning, Lilly Starling;
Van Wych Waterhouse, Bradie
Cox: Emil de Suto, Lida Martin;
Stubby Holcomb, Kaye Lowery;
Chester Pearson, Ophelia Will
iams; Lowell Cooper, Barbara
Crawford; and Van Wych Water-
’'ouse, Sr., Jean Courreges.
The play was directed by Dr.
Fronde Kennedy, and property
managers were Cindy Waddell and
Charlotte Hisle. Mrs. McGregor
and Miss Bell are the Senior Class
College Seniors Will
Present “THE RIVALS”
“Bob, a country bumpkin, is a
rival of the handsome Captain
Absolute for the hand of Lydia.
Mrs. Malaprop objects to the af
fair because Captain Absolute has
presented himself to Lydia as a
mere ensign, hoping she will love
him for himself alone, (and Lydia
does!). Meanwhile, Mrs. Malaprop
has been having a love affair with
an unknown admirer, one Sir
Lucius ©’Trigger, who supposes
Mrs. Malaprop is a delectable
Dr. Charles G. McClure, Charlotte Minister,
Will Deliver Baccalaureate Sermon Sunday
As Montreat celebrates its third
graduation day since becoming a
senior college, speakers, worthy
of the occasion, will be on the
campus for the exercises.
The Rev. Charles G. McClure,
D. D., pastor of the Caldwell
Memorial Presbyterian Church in
Charlotte, N. C., will preach the
Baccalaureate sermon on Sunday
morning. Dr. McClure was born
in Georgia, but went to the Uni
versity of Tennessee to work for
his A. B. degree. He is a grad
uate of Columbia Theological
Seminary in Decatur, Georgia and
was granted his Doctor of Divin
ity degree by King College in
creature named Delia. The plot
builds through one side-splitting
situation after another, up to the
uproariously funny duel scene,
where all is explained and for
This is the review of THE RI
VALS by Richard Sheridan to be
presented by the Senior College
Class on May, 21, at 8:00 P .M.
Really, though, this is mild com
pared with the play itself, for it
'R a scream from beginning to end.
There is Mrs. Malaprop with her
misapplied words. Bob Acres with
his red hair and bowed legs, and
scene after scene which will keep
you in stitches.
Characters are Mrs. Malaprop,
Lucille Vaught; Lydia, Anne Mc-
Clintock; Captain Absolute, Pat
Cox; Julia, Elizabeth Miller;
Faulkland, Vickie Samburg; Pag,
Mildred Jones; Sir Anthony Ab
solute, Carey Lee Pratt; Sir Luci
us O’Trigger, Polly Hagan;
Thomas, the coachman, and the
chambermaid, Silvia Sanchez;
Squire Bob Acres, Edie Mc
Mullen; David, Betty Whittle; and
Lucy, Virginia Wood.
The evening will prove to be
one of mirth and entertainment
for everyone!
Miss Janie McGaughey, Secre
tary of Woman’s Work in the
General Assembly, will speak to
the student body and especially
to the graduating class on Mon
day morning. Miss McGaughey re
ceived her A. B. degree from
Agnes Scott College and did grad
uate work at the Biblical Semin
ary in New York. Since then she
has taught in several girls’ col
leges. Her experience makes her
well qualified to give a gradua
tion message to the seniors at
Montreat. She received an Honor
ary Doctor of Religious Education
degree from Southwestern in
Memphis, Tennessee, in 1942.
McGaughey has also written sev
eral books in addition to her activ
ities in the Presbyterian Church.
The Bacculaureate sermon will
be preached Sunday morning. May
22, at 10:45 o’clock in Anderson
Auditorium. The Commencement
exercises will be held at the same
place Monday morning at ten.
There are twelve graduates from
the College and twenty from the
High School.
Faculty Announces
Class Marshals
The faculty has elected two
marshals from each class to load
the choir, faculty, and classes in
marching at Commencement.
These girls are chosen for schol
astic ability, character, and march
ing ability.
From the College Junior class
arc Prances Brown and Betty At-
twood; College Sophomore class:
Betty Mae Hoylman and Cordic
Hylton; the College Freshman
class: Lois Liesinger and Pat Mc-
Prom the High School classes
the following were chosen: Jun
ior class; Martha Dabney and
Pdarie .lackson; Sophomore class:
Maiy Ann Doty; Freshman class;
Molly Myles.

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