Vol. XV—No. 9
Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, N. C.
Thursdaj^, November 30, 1944
Seawell’s Home Room Wins Bond Contest
Students Get View Of
A chemical warfare demon
stration and war bond rally was
held on Fetzer Field Tuesday
Soldiers from Camp Butner,
through arrangement with Col.
H. M. Pool, post commanding
officer, put on the show. Local
arrangements were in the charge
of Lt. Comdr. W. C. Clark of the
Pre-Flight School and H. W.
Wentworth of the munitions plant
The 225th Army Ground Forces
band, under direction of Chief
Warrant Officer Chauncey V.
Kelly accompanied the chemical
warfare team at Chapel Hill and
played during the program.
The demonstration consisted of
laying smoke screens, the use of
colored smoke signaling and hand
grenades in chemical warfare, and
the use of giant flame throwers.
Plans Announced For Proconival;
Popularity Contest Begins Friday
It was decided recently, that
the Proconival, sponsored by the
entire Proconian staff, will be
held on Saturday, December 16,
in the Tin Can for all school stu
dents and townspeople.
One of the attractions of the
Proconival will be the auction of
candid shots taken of CHHS stu
dents by the staff photographers.
An enlargement of each photo
will go to the highest bidder.
The highlight of the whole
evening will be the announcement
and crowning of the King and
Queen of Chapel Hill High School.
A booth is to be set up for the pre
liminary election in the Elemen
tary school basement Friday, and
voters may cast their ballots for
any boy and girl in high school.
The persons with the highest
number of votes will automatic-
See PROCONIVAL, page U
Recently the Sophomore class
v/as entertained with a treasure
bunt which was sponsored by the
Recreation Center. The partici
pants were divided into three
groups for the hunt and the win
ning group was led by John Car-
roll. Between them a box of
Hershey candy bars was divided.
Immediately after the hunt the
Sophomores took part in a weiner
roast and informal games.
The party was planned by a
committee composed of Meg
Curry, Adrian Lineberger, Jean
Cashion, Frank Pittman, and
Gordon Ingwerson under the
supervision of Miss Catherine
Cook of the Recreation Center.
Buy at Least an Extra $100 Bond Today!
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Display At Rose’s
Takes First Place
A prominent group of Chapel
Hill merchants and business men
headed by Mr. Vic Huggins, last
Monday night officially declared
Miss Seawell’s Eighth Grade
homeroom winner of the local 6th
War Loan Drive window-dressing
contest. The Eighth Grade display
IS located in Rose’s Five and Ten.
A total of eleven homerooms,
representing both Junior and
Senior high school, competed for
vhe prizes which consisted of a
War Bond and fourteen dollars
worth of War Stamps. Besides
receiving the bond, Miss Sea-
well’s homeroom will also receive
1 free movie party with the com
pliments of Mr. E. C. Smith, man
ager of the Carolina Theatre.
Other prize winners in the con
test were Miss Crenshaw’s 12th
grade homeroom (Andrews-Hen-
ningers) second prize of $6.00 in
War Stamps; Mrs. Brabham’s
Freshman homeroom (Carolina
Men’s Shop) third prize of $4.50
in War Stamps; and Mrs. Black-
welder’s eighth grade homeroom
(Electric Construction Co.)
fourth prize of $3.50 in War
Mr. Huggins said, on behalf of
the merchants of Chapel Hill,
that he was very grateful for the
extreme interest shown by the
different homerooms and compli
mented them on having done a
fine job for such a worthy cause.
The majority of windows, he
said, showed a great deal of
thought and planning and a lot
of hard work.
Clyde Carroll has returned to
Chapel Hill on a fifteen-day
leave. Others at home on a week
end pass are: Marines Dan Pick
ett, Buddy Womble and Max
Edney; and Seaman Charles Holl-