VOL. 20, NO. 5
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
’55 Big Five Election Completed
Book Store Is
It was a good store. It came in parti
cularly handy for people who slept la'e
on Monday mornings. Besides providing
many hours of carefree fun for the slaves
who slaved there, it provided food for
hungry people, soap for dirty people, books
for unsuspecting people, and miscellan
eous-plus for anyone who could afford it.
The room and its contents were vaguely
frustrating to two types—broke ones and
fat ones. Nevertheless, it was the best
store to be found anywhere in Gaither, and
it still is. The great change has been
in name only. The names suggested by
students of the college and high school
were judged and the long-awaited verdict
Peggy Harris of College Hall suggested
the name HI-CO-CANTEEN, and so it is.
This is a tidy combination of High School,
College, and the store itself. Peggy re
ceived the valuable prize package, valued
at about $1.50, and containing all sorts
of articles of lasting interest.
Remember, the place to rid yourself
of that filthy lucre is the HI-CO-CANTEEN.
April 30 Junior-Senior Banquet
May 1 Chorus sings in First Pres
byterian Church, Asheville
May 3 8:00 P.M. North Carolina
May 7 4:00 P.M. May Day
8:30 P.M. Senior High Play
Dr. and Mrs. McGregor who are in Scot
land with the Billy Graham team.
Exams begin soon; it’s must later than
you like to think. Better be boning up
on the songs that have to be memorized
for May Day and Commencement. Don’t
be a mumble-mouth.
It began about one o’clock on the af
ternoon of March 11, 1955. It continued
steadily until March 21, in spite of all
the obstacles encountered. IT was the
spring lour of the renowned Chorus; and
the OBSTACLES ranged from colds in the
heads (approximately one cold to each
head) to motor trouble in the bus. The
former persisted, despite the tasty mints
distributed so generously by Mr. Guy; but
the latter was fairly easily remedied.
Sandra was definitely the heroine of
the episode of the balking bus. Neither
the raininess of the day, nor the size of
the bus dimmed her enthusiasm. Off the
bus she jumped, to the back of the bus
she ran, and through the back of the bus
she pushed a hole.
While about twenty other energetic souls
had been nudging the metal part of the
bus, Sandra had concentrated all her ef
forts on one spot. On this spot was writ
ten QUEEN CITY TRAILWAYS, AIR CON
DITIONED. Not having been constructed
to withstand the zeal of a second soprano
giving her all for the cause, it collapsed.
For the rest of the tour, the well-meaning
sign was slightly less readable.
Please excuse the false start, and pull
yourself back to Montreat for the actual
departure of the bus, containing (except
for Doris’ head which stayed out the win
dow continually) Bee Jay, Mr. Guy, Mr.
Bridges, and thirty-four Peepers. (If you
have not already done so, please add this
word to your active vocabulary immed
iately.) These same thirty-four were, at
various times along the way, introduced
as Chorus Girls, and as a Choir, seldom as
the Montreat Chorus. Mr. Guy was Mr.
Allan, Mr. Gee, Dr. Guy, and Mr. Gun.
Speaking of introductions, at one school
Bee Jay was ambling casually down the
aisle, completely unaware that she was
being introduced at that very moment.
After the completion of her ceremonious
hike, and upon realization of the fact that
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The Montreat College student body has
elected Mary Frances Luke, Betsy Reed,
Betiy Raye Mobley, ’Neal Harris and Emily
Mohler as major officers for the 1955-56
Maiy Frances Luke, formerly house pres
ident of Howerton, is now president of
the Student Government Association.
“Lukie” is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs.
John Luke of Glendale Springs, N. C.
Betsy Reed, president of the Student
Chris ian Association, is the daughter of
Mrs. C. P. Reed of Miami, Florida.
The new president of A M A (Yea
Board!) is Betty Raye Mobley, daugh er
of Mr. and Mrs. James Mobley of Chester,
’Neal IlaiTis succeeds Leta Miller as
editor of the Sundial, the College year
book. ’Neal is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. Baily Harris of Blackville, S. C.
The head of the Dialette Staff is now
Emily Mohler, daughter of Mr. Earl B.
Mohler of Natural Bridge, Virginia.
The banquet given in Assembly Inn in
honor of Billy Graham and his team, just
before his departure for Scotland? Every
thing about it demands superlatives.
Thanks to Pud Plecker for the best kind
of speech with the most meaning.
The Junior fashion show? Quoting
Frank, “I liked Betsy’s striped dress, but
I did not like the baaaaaaathing suits.”
The Thalians’ play, RICH FOR A DAY?
Quoting the entire student body, “It was
great”, “The parts seemed to have been
written especially for each member of
the cast”, “They were all naturals”, “Viva
la Priest and Byrd.”
Mouzon’s recital? The lavender dress,
the blue-million hours of practice, and the
dilly-dilly performance she gave.
The Catawba Choir singing in Gaither
Chapel? One of their selection, the 139TH
PSALM, which was especially interesting
to Montreaters since the music for this
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