VOL. 21, NO. 3.
MONTREAT COLLEGE, MONTREAT, NORTH CAROLINA
114 Shopping Days ’Till May Day
MORTALS BECOME ANGELS
by Corenia Smithson
For days students had been going to
classes unprepared because of continuous
interruptions during study period.
Every student svas asking the same
question, “Who got it”, and always there
was the same answer, “We have to vote
Finaily, that long awaited moment came
when would be known the outcome of our
votes. There was a stir of excitement
through the student body, then a hushed
expectancy. Then THEY were announced.
In the SUN DIAL each year there are
four Superlatives who are chosen from the
Senor Class. The following verse is the
basis for the title of each Superlative.
“And Jesus increased in wisdom, and
stature, and in favor with God and man.”
Kathy Rash, who is from Glade Valley,
North Carolina, has been chosen as a stu
dent who finds Joy in Learning. She is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sherman
“Sportsmanship” is represented by Betty
Raye Mobley. She is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. James Mobley of Chester, South
Mary Frances Luke was cnosen to repre
sent True Spiritual Vision. Dr. and Mrs.
John Luke are her parents. They are
from Glendale Springs, North Carolina.
Mrs. Garlene Stutts has been chosen for
Graciousness. She is from Lincolnton,
North Carolina. Garlene is the daughter
of Mrs. Garlene Seagle.
by Ann Sharpe
Are you the type of person who loves
and longs for the mysterious side of life?
Do you ever feel like putting on a “Trench”
coat and playing “Sandra Spade”? If so,
then this passing week of playing “Angels
and Mortals” has been an exciting one
However, I hope that you’re not the
“party pooper” type of mortal who has
already found out who her angel is. If
you are, then thumbs down to you.
Did someone timidly knock on your
door at an inconvenient time, but hearing
your sweet feminine voice scream “come”,
whisk away down the hall so fast that
you caught only a glimpse of crooked
wings? No guess work about it, that was
your chief clothes presser, sock washer,
and supplier of goodies for the week or,
in more familiar terminology, it was your
Who minds that tiny scorched place on
a white blouse, or what harm does a few
extra thousand calories do? They all come
because of the goodness of your angel’s
Most of you mortals have been pretty
obliging. Certainly you didn’t want your
angel to grow lazy, so you felt it your
“mortal” duty to keep her supplied with
such insignificant tasks as mopping your
floor, changing your bed linens, washing
your rugs, and cleaning your bathroom,
If complete strangers (people from the
other dorm) have been visiting you, bring
ing some token of friendship, don’t get
any sneaking suspicions. These girls were
just on errands of mercy, helping your
angel with her duties.
In closing, girls, if you come home at
some inopportune time of the day and
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by Corenia Smithson
Whan that Aprille with his shoures sote
The droughte of Marche hath perced to
Then May Day presents her beauties
In mid of winter whan that voters were
Montreat’s May Court has been chosen.
Eleanor Seagle was elected May Queen
and Ann Woody was elected Maid of Honor.
Miss Eleanor Seagle is the daughter of
Mrs. Garlene Seagle. She is from Lin
colnton, North Carolina. She has been on
the S.C.A. Council, Chairman of Foreign
Mission and Christian Education, Chairman
and Secretary of the Red Cross, a mem
ber of the Chorus, and President of the
Senior Class. When our Queen was a
sophomore she was elected Miss Witch.
Ann Woody is from Atlanta, Georgia.
She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John
C. Woody. Last year she attended Young
Harris College, Young Harris, Georgia.
There she was in the choir and on the
newspaper and annual staff. She was also
elected to be on the ’55-’56 S.C.A. Council.
The May Court representatives are:
“Loveable” J. Lou from the Freshman
Class. Miss Janet Louise Dedrick is from
Staunton, Virginia, and the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Dedrick. She is a
member of the French Club. When she
was notified that she was the Freshman
Representative, she could only cry.
For the Sophomores: was “Precious”
Janet. Miss Janet Smith is from Glasgow,
Kentucky. She is the daughter of Mrs.
J. W. Smith. Jan is the chairman of the
Birthday Committee, a member of Los
Amigos, Thalians, and the Chorus. Her
statement when she was elected was, “Me
of all people—I can’t believe it.”
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