North Carolina Newspapers

    VOL. 15, NO. 8
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
MAY, 1950
Cabinet Officers Take
Oath At Installation
The installation of the 1950-51
officers of the Student Govern
ment was held April 20, in an
impressive candle-light service
in Gaither Chapel. Alter the choir
had sung “The Recessional,” each
incoming officer arose and took
a pledge to uphold the constitu
tion of the Student Government
Association and to do to the best
of her ability the duties demand
ed by her office. Dr. McGregor
then charged not only the new
officers with their duties, but also
reminded the Student Body of its
duties in giving whole-hearted
support and cooperation to the
new governing body.
The newly-elected officers are:
President, Betty Gibbs; Vice-Pres
ident, Ann Bristow; Secretary,
.Terry Ford; President of the
Athletic Association, Alice Ward-
law; Editor-in-Chief of the Staff
of Student Publications, Jane
Holt; House Presidents — Carolyn
Williams and Becky Glenn; Assis
tant House Presidents — Becky
Ray and Jean Nunalee; Presi
dents of the Senior, Junior, and
Sophomore classes respectively,
Pat Harley, Lois Leisinger, and
Helen Duke.
Mr. Robei-ts Speaks
On Pan American Day
The student body and faculty
observed Pan American Day on
Friday, April, 14, in an interest
ing chapel program led by Miss
Nannie Watkins. She introduced
to us Mr. Charles Roberts, Span
ish professor of Davidson College,
who gave an interesting talk on
the importance of our having
a knowledge and understanding of
our Spanish-speaking neighbors
to the South.
At the conclusion of his address
he presented Miss Watkins with a
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S. P. S. Installs
New Executives
The newly-elected executive of
ficers of the Staff of Student
Publications were installed at a
chapel program on Thursday
morning, April 20.
Jane Holt, former Literary Ed
itor and Business Manager of the
S.. P. S., is now Editor-in-Chief.
She will supervise the publica
tion of both the SUN DIAL and
the DIALETTE, and will repre
sent the Staff on the Student
Cabinet.
Betty Jane Marshall, chosen by
popular vote of the student body,
is the Business Manager on the
Staff for the coming year. Betty,
a rising Junior, has served as
President of her class for the past
two years.
Serving as Associate Editor of
the S. P. S. will be Jolene Parks
of Chatham Hill, Virginia. Jolene
has done outstanding work as
News Editor on the Staff during
the past year. She is a member
of the rising Sophomore class.
The two Advertising Managers
are Evelyn Hennessee and Fran
ces Curry. They will be responsi-
I'le for obtaining ads for the SUN
DIAL and the DIALETTE, re
spectively. Evelyn, a member of
the rising Junior class is from
Bostic, North Carolina. Frances,
a rising Sophomore, is from
Inverness, Florida.
The newly-installed Literary
Editor for the coming year is
Char’otte Burgess of Paces, Vir
ginia. Charlotte, who will be a
senior next year, has served the
Staff most loyally during the
past two years, first as Club Ed
itor and then as Humor Editor.
These officers compose the Ex
ecutive Staff of the S. P. S. and
assume responsibility for the pub
lication of the April and May is
sues of the DIALETTE. The pres
ent literary staff, which was
chosen in September, will remain
in office until the beginning of
the next school year.
ELABORATE PLANS ARE MADE
FOR MAY DAY FESTIVITIES
“She comes, she comes, our
radiant queen—”. These words will
rise from the throats of all the
students, relatives, and friends
gathered on the lawn of Ander
son Auditorium to witness the
coronation of the 1950 Queen of
May, Florence Buckner, this af
ternoon at 4:00 p. m.
The processional of the Queen
and her court will open the pro
gram. Anne Combs will reign
as the Maid-of-Honor, and attend
ants to the queen will be Frances
Brown, Betty Gibbs, Betty Mar
shall, Ruth Rozier, Terry Kane,
Anne Floyd, Dottie Todd, and
Nancy Barton. Little Ann Stubbs,
three-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C. E. Stubbs, will be the
crown bearer.
After the entrance of the
Queen and her attendants, a pro
gram of folk dances from Amer
ica, England, Russia, Spain, Hol
land, and Hungary will follow.
Participating in these dances will
be tbe physical education classes
of the College and other selected
individuals. The highlight of the
program will be a jester dance by
Helen Duke and Pat Williamson.
Miss Margaret Smith, Head of
the Physical Education Depart
ment, is director of the May Day
Festivities.
At (!:00 p. m. a barbeque sup
per will be served to students,
faculty, and friends on the lawn
at Anderson.
Climaxing the May first acti
vities will be the presentation of
“Little Women” by the Senior
Class of Montreat School for Girls.
The curtain will rise at 8:00 p.
m. Admission will be thirty-five
cents.
New Building Opened
For Y.M.C.A. Meet
Curtains are up! This time we
aren’t speaking of another Mon
treat play but something we feel
is far more important. Yes, curt
ains were up, and furniture was
borrowed from all imaginable
places — the first signs that the
new Conference Building was to
be initiated.
The event was the Seventy-
Third Annual Meeting of the In
terstate Association and Spiritual
Emphasis Conference of the
Y.M.C.A. in the Carolinas. Cer
tainly it was appropi’iate that this
challenging work should take
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— CALANDER OF EVENTS —
May 1, 1950
May Day
Barbeque Supper
High School Senior Play
May 0, 1950
Mirta Borges’s Recital
May 8, 1950
Movie—“Birth of the Earth”
May 11, 1950
May Birthday Dinner
May 13, 1950
Catherine Byrum’s Recital
May 19, 1950
CoBege Exams Begin
May 2G, 1950
Athletic Awards given
High School Class Day
Miss Arthur’s Choir Concert
May 27, 1950
Presentation of Honor Awards
Alumnae Luncheon
College Senior Play
May 28, 1950
Baccalaureate
Joint Meeting of Youth Fellow
ship
May 29, 1950
Both Commencements—10 a. m.
ALUMNAE LUNCHEON
May 27, 1960, Assembly Inn
    

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