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^OL. XXXI, No. 2
OCTOBER 20, 1967
YDC and YRC Merge To Form
Current Politics Club
Tliirtoon girls, added to the original three members, form the
1907-68 SMJC Tennis Club.
SMJC Tennis Team Begins Season
Tennis Club has
reorganization for its ’67-
*5oason, A number of students
sions the practice ses-
jjjJpl fall, the Tennis Club
the ** ^ for an hour;
tion^?''i*^^ brings with it an addi-
gij.]^ practice for these
be *turing the year there will
c„„^\^f‘^hes held against Duke,
^^"olina, Meredith, Peace,
*' schools in the area.
Yea ^^jority of girls from last
turin® tennis Club will not be re-
Ilett ^ year. Dale Lambdin,
trioi/ ^^inport. Cissy Pitzpa-
. i^ancy Foreman, Anita Mar
Elect Cheerleaders
lea?r ^®f«ber 11th, Sigma cheer-
old t'^youts were held for all
“Gr, gilds. Echoes of
Fiov* Gio White, Go Team,
!hf"' ‘'Y-ht
tin Lynn McQuilkin, Claire Rob
inson, Susan Slover, and Jane
Snyder will all be missing from
the team.
There are only three returning
girls: Connie Johnson, Keith Rich
ardson, and Cathj Cline.
Miss Mary Louise Jones, spoii-
ser of the Club, said that this
would be a year of building and
reorganization, but there is great
potential in the prospective mem
Thirteen new members have
been added to the Tennis Club.
They are: Sue IVillingham, Lu
Dixon, Sally Harris, Jessica Gilles
pie, Nancy Biggs, Susan Johnson,
Mary Morrison Pennington, Dee
X)ee AYalton, Vickie Barrow, Dolly
Smitli, Ann Parrish. Laurie Bea
ton Jo Betts Barrett.
“It seems as though tlie best
choices for the Republican iionii-
nation for President are men who
do not want to run!” Commented
Mr. Roberts, sponsor of the Young
Democrats, drily, when asked his
opinion of the present domestic
political situation.
This statement and many others
indicate the line of activity that
the newly formed Current Poli
tics Club will enter. This new
organization is a temporary com
bination of the Young Demo
crat and Republican Clubs, who
decided almost unanimously to
The basic motive for combin
ing forces is to help prepare for
next year’s heavier political activ
ity. According to Mr. Roberts,
there should be numerous benefits
from this temporary unification.
Students may learn to “face facts
and become real citizens.” This
new heterogeneous organization
will be a true “bi-partisan edua-
tional effort,” and Mr. Roberts
hopes that the uniting of the two
political clubs will help “over
come characteristics feminine ap
athy in politics.”
Although the two clubs have
joined for this year, each group
is retaining its separate auton
omy. Both the Young Democrats
and Republicans will continue to
exist while the Current Politics
“political confederation” hopes to
assist all in gaining a fuller uii-
der.standing of what politics is all
The Current Politics Club is
overflowing with definite plans for
the year. The chief goal is to set
up a mock Republican convention
were heard across
.tanipus as the girls displayed
enthusiasm and co-
new cheerleaders are Mal
tha Wickham, Mar-
V , /^avis, Diane Wyatt, Betsy
^ 6S011, and Vaughan Earle.
g with the “old” cheerlead-
0 ,;^”\gley Waddill, chief, Marty
^0(U^’ Gilliam, Cary llan-
b^j, ^*iroline Greene, and Bar-
the^^‘ These girls will back
in all athletic events
^'^g the school vear.
year in an effort to raise
/ it
evp ^^tendanee at the various
aiui ‘"‘Pies will be held
big will be made announc-
'^aeh coming game.
Xew Sigma cheerleaders are top row: Vaughan Karle, Gall Wickam, Martha
Davis. Bottom row: Betsy Burleson, Mattie Shumons, Diane Wyatt.
to be held from May 6-8. This will
be as true to life as possible. There
Avill be preliminary registration
procedures for voters in early
spring; the club warns that the
elections will be most realistic—
if you do not register, you do not
A week following the Conven
tion will be the actual elections,
and it is hoped that all St. Mary’s
girls will participate. Also in store
for the year are guest speakers,
hopefully Lieutenant Governor
Scott and Representative Gard
ner. There will be monthly St.
Mary’s polls on various political
Officers have been elected for
both separate clubs although it
has not been decided yet how the
whole Current Politics body will
elect its officers-at-large. The
Young Democrat leaders are:
President, Cathie Shoaf; Vice-
President, Nancy Richardson;
Secretary-Treasurer, Ann Keller;
while President Chris Crowley,
and combination Vice-President-
Secretary - Treasurer Joslin
Schwartz will run the Young Re
Mr. Roberts “encourages all
girls to participate who are going
(Continued on Page 4)
Funeral Services Conducted
In St. Mary’s Chapel
Funeral services for Mr. Rob
ert Connelly were held Monda3%
October 16, at 3:30 in St. Mary’s
Chapel. The Rev. Mr. Robert
Baird conducted the service. The
Senior Class, old Juniors, faculty,
the staff of St. Mary’s, and fam-
ih% and friends of Mr. Connelly
attended the service.
Mr. Connell}", who taught
French, had been chairman of the
foreign language department for
cigkt years. Last year he also
served as Junior Class advisor.
Board of Trustees’ Meeting
The annual Board of Trustees’
meeting was held Tuesday, Octo
ber 17. The members attending
included the six ex officio mem
bers and twenty-six representa
tives from the five Episcopal dio
ceses of North and South Caro
lina. These representatives were
elected for four years at the con
vention of dioceses.
At the meeting on Tuesdaj", the
officers of the Board of Trustees
were elected and the committees
reported on the past j'ear’s activi
ties to these officers.
Dr. Stone summed up the meet
ing w"ith a discussion of past
events and plans for the future.
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