QUEENS CHICORA COLLEGE, CHARLOTTE, N. C.
October 29, 1937
A t Opening of
Famous Flutist Presented By
Charlotte Symphony at
The Charlotte Symphony orchestra
opened its 1937-38 season Friday eve
ning at 8:30 o’clock at the Alexander
Graham Junior high school, at which
time the first of a series of five con
certs was presented.
Emil Medicus, celebrated flute
virtuoso, was guest soloist with the
orchestra, which was under the baton
of G. S. de Roxlo. Mr. Medicus played
a suite of Spanish numbers composed
by Conductor de Roxlo.
The first movement of “The Golden
Light” symphony, also composed by
De Roxlo, opened the program. At
the orchestra’s “request program” last
year, this symphony received the sec
ond largest vote of any number in
the orchestras repertory.
Two of Tschaikowsky’s best-loved
waltzes, “Romance” and “Chanson
Triste,” popular with music lovers
everywhere, was included on Friday’s
program. Brahms’ “Valse Suite” con
cluded the program.
Coffee was served during intermis
sion by Miss Grace Robinson assisted
by Betsy Montcastle, Margaret Mont
gomery, Jane Davis, Mary Josephine
Johnson, Mary Gunn and Jean Fergu
son, all of Queens College.
New Club Formed
By Art Students
The students of fine arts at Queens-
Chicora have organized an art club,
to which they have given the name,
“The Paint Palette.” The president
of the newly organized club is Anita
Stewart of Charlotte, N. C.; vice
president, Jessie Rose Clark of Ham
let, N. C.; secretary and treasurer,
Sybil Trexler, of Concord, N. C. The
program chairman is Martha Eliza
beth Alexander from Charlotte.
The purpose of “The Paint Palette”
is to create further interest in art.
During the year the club is planning
to have interesting speakers on their
programs and some of the meetings
are to be spent in visiting the art
exhibits at the Mint Museum.
The members are as follows: Hazel
Adams, Nancy Archibald, Alice Bar
ron, Jessie Rose Clarke, Katherine
Duncan, Jean Fergerson, Frances
Johnston, Mrs. M. Dorothy Lawson,
Mary Mason, Huldah McNinch, Betsy
Montcastle, Sylvia Nicholson, Kath
erine Raiford, Anita Stewart, Sybil
Trexler, Miss Lois Thompson, Alumni
Advisor, and Miss M. Lillian Bremer,
Set by Currie
Meeting Time of Organizations
Announced By President
of Student Body
Meeting-time for Queens-Chicora
organizations has recently been an
nounced by Mary Currie, president of
student body. They are as follows:
On the first and third Monday of
the month, I. R. C. will meet at 3:30.
Every Monday S. C. A. Cabinet will
meet at 4:30 and Boarding Student
Council at 6:30.
On Tuesday the Choral Club will
meet at 6:30. On the first Tues
day, Alpha Kappa Gamma will
meet at 7:30. On the second and
fourth Tuesday the Athletic Associa
tion Council will meet at 7:30.
On the first Wednesday of each
month, day student chapel will be ob
served at 9:30. The League of
Evangelical Students will meet every
week, at 3:30. Also every week at
4:30 on this day the Choral Club
At 4:30 on every Thursday, soror
ity meetings will be held. On the
first Thursday at 6:30 a meeting of
the Boarding Student Body will be
held. Also on the first Thursday will
be a meeting of Pan-Hellenic Coun
cil at 7:30. On the second and fourth
Thursdays at 6:30, executive council
The only meetings scheduled so far
for Friday are on the first and third
Fridays at 4:30, which will be meet
ings of the Spectator Club.
ALPHA KAPPA GAMMA
Press to Meet
Nov. 4,5 and 6
State College To Be Host To
Press Convention; Four
Go From Queens
Queens To Hear
Dr. W. A. Brownell, professor of
educational psychology at Duke Uni
versity will speak to the Queens-
Chicora student body today at chapel
at 9:30 in the auditorium. Dr.
Brownell has been brought here by
the local chapter of Sigma Mu, na
tional honorar}’^ scholastic fraternity.
He will speak to the students on
personality as a phase of psychology.
Dr. Brownell is co-author of a
series of elementary text books re
cently published. He has taught at
Peabody College, Cornell University,
and the Universities of Michigan,
Illinois, Texas, and Chicago.
Four girls from each class at
Queens-Chicora College were elected
to appear in the beauty section of the
1938 edition of The Coronet during
class meetings following chapel on
Wednesday, October 27.
Freshmen to be in this section are
Mildred Burke, Evelyn McCracken,
Sybil Trexler, and Cornelia Trues-
Sophomores are Grace Clark, Bar
bara Davi$, Brooksie Folger, and
Sally McDowell, Elizabeth Gammon,
Margaret Lloyd, and Adele Suther
land will be the junior representa
Seniors are Madeline Hurt, Helen
Jenkins, Alice AVright Murphy, and
Will Meet In Nov.
At Chapel Hill
The State-wide Methodist Student
Conference is being held November
5, 6, and 7, at Chapel Hill, North
Carolina. “Christian Issue Today” is
Girls attending from Queens-
Chicora are Helen Jenkins and V.
Also delegates from Greensboro
College, W. C. U. N. C., Salem, High
Point College, Catawba, Davidson,
Elon, Guilford, Pfeiffer, Wingate,
A. S. T. C. at Boone, W. C. T. C.
at Cullowhee, Brevard, Asheville
Normal, Lenoir-Rhyne, Lees-McRae
and Mars Hill are attending.
The conference fee is $1.25 and in
cludes a ticket to the banquet on
Saturday night. The delegates are
furnished rooms and the girls will be
furnished breakfast by their hostesses.
All other meals will be bought by the
National Convention- of Alpha
Kappa Gamma, national leadership
fraternity for women, was held on
October 15 and 16 at Virginia State
Teacher’s College in Farmville, Vir
The theme of the meeting was
“Vocational Opportunities for Wom
en.” Registration was at three-thirty*
on Friday and the meeting was
formally opened at seven o’clock with
Jane Royall, assistant dean of wom
en at Farmville, and president of
Alpha Kappa Gamma, presiding. Of
ficer’s reports were given and circle
reports followed. An informal re
ception was held for delegates is the
On Saturday morning the theme
was discussed by a representative of
each chapter. First speaker was
Nancy Mclver of Olympian Circle of
Queens-Chicora College; next was
Nancy Shallirt of the Athenian Circle
of the University of North Carolina;
May Maynard of Florence Nightin
gale Circle from University of South
Carolina was the third speaker; and
Madeline McLaughlin of Joan Circle
from the State Teacher’s College was
last. Following lunch, reports of the
various committees were heard.
Mary Currie of Queens-Chicora was
chairman of the nominating commit
tee. Officers for the coming year are
Jane Royall, president; Ellen Deppe
of University of North Carolina, vice-
president; Nancy Mclver of Queens,
recording secretary and historian;
and Miss Florence Stubbs of Farm
ville faculty, treasurer and executive
secretary. Steering committee for
the coming year consists of Frances
Smith from Queens, I.,odema Gaines
from University of South Carolina,
and Dean Childs of the University
of South Carolina.
It was decided that the 1938 con
vention he held at the University of
North Carolina, after which the meet
ing was adjourned.
Saturday night the delegates were
entertained at a banquet held at
Longwood, an estate belonging to the
Teacher’s College. Miss Blakeslee of
Washington spoke on “Social Secur
ity Board.” Miss Elizabeth Shippley
was toastmistress and Miss Blakeslee
was introduced by Miss Stubbs.
Representatives from the Olympian
Circle at Queens were Nancy Mclver,
Mary Currie, Elizabeth Calder, Jo
Hackney, and Helen Jordan.
Officers of the local chapter are
Nancy Mclver, president; Jo Hack
ney, vice-president; Lillian Smith,
secretary, and Louise Crane, treas
C. R. Dunnagan, president of the
North Carolina Collegiate Press As
sociation, has announced that the as
sociation’s fall convention will be held
in Raleigh on November 4, 5, and 6.
The business sessions and social gath
erings have been planned to instruct
and entertain delegates from all the
North Carolina Colleges. More defi
nite and detailed plans will be an
nounced soon, the president states.
Georgia Underwood, business man
ager of the Coronet, is secretary of
Girls from Queens who will prob
ably attend the convention are: Helen
Jordan, editor of Queens’ annual, the
Coronet; Georgia Underwood, busi
ness manager of the Coronet; Helen
Hatcher, editor of the Queexs Beues;
and Mildred Lowrance, business
manager of the Blues.
Is Subject Of
The Vesper service for Sunday, Oct.
17 was led by V. V. Taylor who dis
cussed “Glorious Living,” a book
which deals with our foreign missions
Following this interesting review,
brief but impressive talks on China,
Japan and Korea (three of our lead
ing mission fields), were given by
Olive Croswell, Alice Timmons and
Adding much to the service was
the special music presented by
Eleanor Alexander, Mildred Low
rance, Jo McDonald, Peggy Sloop
and Eleanor Guyton.
On October 24 we were fortunate
in having Miss Lucille Dubose speak
to us at the Vesper service. Miss Du-
Bose is assistant in mission educa
tion of executive committee of for
eign missions in Nashville, Tenn. She
is very active in missionary work;
and having just returned from a
trip to Africa, she told many of her
Miss DuBose brought out especial
ly that the missions need help in
order to carry on their work, and she
made a special ap])eal for this cause,
drawing attention particularly to the
fact that not money so much as vol
unteer workers and special prayers
Miss DuBose was introduced by
Louise Crane, President of the S. C.
A. and one of our campus leaders.
Dr. and Mrs. Crane are missionaries
in Mutoto, Belgian Congo, and Louise
has lived there most of her life.
Currie, Smith, Johnston, Crane,
Hackney and Ward
Twelve Have Been
I. R. C. Club
Alice Crowell, of Charlotte, jiresi-
dent of Queens - Chicora’s Inter-
relational Relation’s Club, has an
nounced invitation of 12 new members
recently given bids to join the club.
The initiation was held last Monday.
The new members are: Ruth Knee,
I.ois Hodges, Martha Grey, Kathryn
Craven, and Helen Jenkins, all of
Charlotte; Nancy Mclver, of Gulf,
Alice Wright Murphy of Salisbury,
Doris Joines of Matthews, Ruth Mar
tin of Derita, Frances Marion O’
Hari of Rock Hill, S. C., I.ynch
Crockett of Tazewell, Va., and Sara
Kelly Lillard of Elkin.
Mr. Kenndy, head of Queens’ his
tory department, sponsor of the club.
Recently announced were the names
of the Queens-Chicora girls who will
be listed in the 1937 edition of “Who’s
Who in American Universities and
Colleges.” This book is published
each year with outstanding seniors of
colleges of the United States named
with their campus activities.
The girls from Queens are Louise
Crane, Mary Currie, Josephine Hack
ney, Martha Johnston, Lillian Smith,
and Freddie Ward.
During her four years here, liOuise
has held the following offices: presi
dent Student Volunteers, boarding
student representative to S. C. A.,
treasurer of Alpha Kappa Gamma;
and this year she is president of the
Student Christian Association. She is
a member of Chi Omega sorority.
Mary, in her freshman year, was
chairman of the freshman-junior
party, president of Chi Omega
pledges, and captain of freshman
volleyball team. In her sophompre
year she was president of the class,
editor sophomore issue of Queeks
Blues, chairman of sophomore senior
banquet, wrote prize skit for stunt
night, with sophomore journalistic
award, treasurer of Choral Club, and
was sophomore representative to S.
C. A. Last year Mary was pledge
Instructor of Chi Omega, Assistant
editor of Queens Blues, chairman
of junior-senior banquet, secretary S.
C. A. cabinet, assistant editor Torch
Bearer, Alpha Kappa Gamma publi
cation. She is a member of the
Strawberry Leaf, Alj)ha Kappa
Gamma, Iota Zi, honorary French
Club. This year she is president of
the Intercollegiate Association Stu
dent-Association and president of
the student body.
Joe Hackney was Assistant busi
ness manager of the freshman issue
Queens Blues, business manager of
the so})homore issue, and business
manager of Queens Blues last year.
She is photographic editor of Coronet,
vice-j)resident of Alpha K a p p a
Gamma, treasurer of Phi Mu, a mem
ber of Iota Zi. She is accompanist
for the Choral Club, was on the
orientation committee and big party
committee last year.
Martha Johnston was chairman
freshman stunt night committee, and
president of dramatic group during
her first year here. She was assistant
business manager sophomore issue
Queens IIlues and assistant busi
ness manager of the Blues last year.
She was secretary of Day Student
Council, on the junior-senior banquet
committee, and vice-president of Phi
Mu. This year she is a member of
Alpha Kappa Gamma, organization
editor of Coronet, social chairman of
Phi Mu, and president of the Day
Lillian Smith has been chairman of
student night her freshman, sopho
more, and senior years. She was chair
man of freshman junior-party, a
member of I.oyalty Committee, junior
representative on A. A. and presi
dent of her class last year. This year
she is S. C. A. representative, and
has been all four years. She is secre
tary of Alpha Kappa Gamma, and
president of the Senior Class. She
is Pan-Hellenic representative of
Kaj)pa Delta Sorority.
Freddie Ward was representative
of Council for three years. Last year
she was chairman food committee for
Junior-Senior banquet. She is treas
urer of Alpha Gamma Delta, a mem
ber of the Home Economics club, a
member of Alpha Kapj)a Gamma, and
president of the Boarding Students,