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Saturday. May 31, 1990 I 5:00 P. M. Dance Recital | Sunday. June 1, 1930 i 5:00 P. M. Senior Vespers 18:00 P. M. Baccalaureate Sermon Booth Tarkington's popular play, At the regular meeting of the Monday, June 2. l!t:ili "Monsieur Roaucaire" has been chosen Cunningham Literary Society, held J 10:00 A. M. Sophomore Class Day as the one to be given during comExercises mencement. It will be presented by on Tuesday, May 20, the following | 4:00 P. M. Senior Class Day F\the Senior and Sophomore classes on new officers, elected at a previous | ei rises Monday, June 2, at 8:15 P. M. Etta meeting, were installed: jK:00 P. M. Senior Sophomore Coin Mar-hall, as Monsieur Beaucaire, the President, Lillian Womack. mencement Play charming Frenchman, and Lela GerVice-President, Lucy Anne Layne. [ 11:00 P. M. Senior Lantern Parade many, as the beautiful English Lady Tuesday June 3, 1930 Secretary, Frances Crawford. Mary will play the leading roles. 110:00 A. M. Commencement Kxer The other members of the cast are: Treasurer, Bessie Lynch. | cises. Duke of Wintersel Henrietta Cornwall Ri porter, Mary Thomas Rawls. Mr. Mnlyneux Virginia Gurley Keeper of the memory book, Maude

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Marshall and Leia Get- Cunningham Literary many WUl Play Leading Roles Society Installs Omcers


Harry Raekell

Eleanor Hogan

Capt. Badger

Mary F. Hatchett

Beau Dash

Edith Britt

Lord Tournbrake Mr. Bantison

Florence Booten Elizabeth Etherdige

Sir Hugh Giuldford Henri de Beajolais Marquis de Mirepoix,

Ruth Hart Mary Priest Easter Souders


E. Rawls

Blanche Murrell Marion Seay Mary Wilson Pugh

Lady Baring-Gould Marie Winton, ;i servant




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Martha Walters

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K. Downing Allie Kae Libby

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RUFFNER INSTALLATION Ruffner Literary Society installation was held Thursday night. Ruth Owen, the retiring president spoke briefly about her appreciation of the work of the past year and then gave the oath to the following officers: President Easter Souders Vice-President Cleo Quisenberry Secretary Martha von Schilling Treasurer Louise Elliott Reporter Evelyn Simpson The new president told the other members of her expectancy of much Constructive work for next year, especially in contributions toward "The Voice."

TEN SQUADRONS OF PLANES IN FLIGHT On Saturday morning ten squadrons of planes from the battle fleet of the navy began taking off from Norfolk, Virginia, for Washington to take part in the Curtiss seaplane races. Admiral Frank Schofleld, who succeeds Admiral L. M. Nulton, has taken command of the battle fleet of the navy.— Virginian Pilot.


BLAZERS FOR 19291930 PRESENTED BY LAURA N. SMITH Red and White Wins Color Cup In Final Count of Points All this year everything in athletics

has been trying to pile up as many lian installed the other officers, one points as possible, and they have had by one. As each new officer finished their thoughts turned to the final day lepeating the oath, her predecessor when everything would be over and •tipped forward and handed her a the points counted. Our field and track lighted candle. meet was the culmination of all athA brief but interesting program, letics—then Saturday came when th" planned by Katy Friel Sanders, was awards were given for the hard work presented at the close of the instalput out by each individual who playlation services. ed. Laura N. Smith, president of A. A. The Cunningham Literary Society for 1929-1930, presented the aw aidhas had a very successful year. Alin chapel Saturday, May 24. ready plans are under way for the Mary Frances Hatchett, winning the work of next year. The society has highest award given by the A. A., been much benefited by the suggeshappily received a navy blue blazer tions of the critic, Miss Dinwiddie, with the college seal while the audisome of which have now gone into ence went wild with applause. Mary effect. The members plan to carry out the other suggestions next year, Frances has been a good all round hoping by doing so they will be able sport, and she deserves this highest to improve the work of the organiza- award. She holds the high score of 2265 points. tion to a great extent. Little Laura Smith




numerals and S. T. C; she holds 1850 points. Allie Oliver,



points, also received her numerals and

Hig Tent Performances Held Recently at Northwestern University the students staged a collegiate carnival. More than one thousand students participated in staging the '•World's Greatest Collegiate Circus" Rides, sideshows, booths, and a number of other features were the daily atractions. The high spots of the carnival were, the two big tent performances in the evening, a water circus in the afternoon, sorority relays, the vaudeville tent, the auto show, and a television sideshow. Over thirty-five acts were presented in the big three-ring tent show. A circus would go fine here; we have a few very attractive freaks, to say nothing of the co-eds.—The Va. Tech.

National Council of Primary EducaAPPRECIATION tion held election of some of the officer- for the coming year at its meeting on last Wednesday night. Those (iilliam's wishes to thank the S. T. as elected were: Ruth Floyd President C. girls for patronizing his store durClara McAllister Secretary At ten o'clock Friday night in the ™K the last several years. He also Recreation Hall a large number of wishcg them ^ most of succesg dur. new members were installed into the ing the coming year. organization.

S. T. C. The following received their numerals and blazers: Easter Souders, numerals and blazer, 1270 points. Laura N. Smith, numerals, 1250 pts. E. Frances Edwards, numerals and blazer, 1165 points. Edith Coleman, numerals and blazer, 1000 points. The following received blazers: Cleo Quisenberry, 995 points. Claudia Fleming, 985 points Kathleen Hundley, 980 points. Mildred Maddrey, 865 points. "Jim" Simpson, 725 points. After giving out the awards Laura spoke with appropriate words to those who are to be back next year and then to those leaving. She congratulated them on the true spirit of their Alma Mater and class and asked them to always play fair and be true to the Alma Mater. At the conclusion, the color cup was unwrapped; red and white stood out plainly on it. This received another wild applause. Every year each class MM which can win the most points so t heir colors will go on the color cup; and this year closed with red and white on top.

College High Nearing

Close Of Successful I ear The commencement exercises of the College High School will be held in the s. T. C. auditorium, Friday night. May 80, at S o'clock. The graduating class of 1930 is unusually large, being composed of twenty-seven girls. Elizabeth Burger has the honor of being valedictorian, while Margaret .Morgan is to he salutatorian. The .Junior das- entertained the Seniors at the Junior-Senior banqui t on Friday, May 16. At the Mothers" Banquet, to be held Thursday. May 29, the Seniors will entertain their mothers. Both of these banquets are now held annually at College High School. The custom originated several years ago. The baccalaureate sermon was preached by Dr, Massey at the Presbyterian church on Sunday night. May 25. It was most impressive and ev« ry Senior thoroughly appreciated it. The elas- of 1930 can look back upon an eventful high school career. Their Senior year has been particularly successful, due to the ■oh-iulid leadership of the class president, Mariraret Armstrong; to the wise and sympathetic guidance of Miss London, the class advisor, and to the wholehearted co-operation of the entire class. During the first three years in high school this cl&SI saw the organization of the Debating Club, the Literary Club and the Student Government Association. It saw athletics rise to a position of importance, saw the beginning of the annual, "The Climber," and saw the Glee Club achieve success. The members of the class have always co-operated with the other (lasses and with the administration remarkably well. They have shown splendid school spirit and a genuine love for their Alma Mater. This year they have taken the lead in student activities Continued on page two

Mn. Fehr Here To Install Firs Chapter Ever in State of


Mrs. Fehr. executive secretary of Beta Pi Theta, national honorary fraternity in French, was on our campus .Monday to install the Pi Zeta Chapter, which is the first chapter to be organized in Virginia.

The honorary members, Miss Smithey, Miss Nichols, and Mis- Marshall, delightfully entertained the girls, Mrs. Fehr and Dr. Jarnian in the banquet room Monday evening before the installation service. After the singing of several old French songs, congratulatory messages from several other chapters of Beta Hi Theta were read. Congratluations were received from the following chapters: Theta Kappa, at Florida State College for Women. Theta Omicron, at Alliance, Ohio. Theta Tau. at Orono, Maine The Zi at St. Charles, Mo. Pi Gamma, at Miami University. Theta Theta, at Rome, Georgia. After installation an informal reception was given in the lounge, some members of the faculty and those studnts who have outstanding records in French being invited. Those girls who were installed as charter members are: Ruth Owen, Mildred Maddrey, Carolyn Roberts, Pauline Gibb, Ann Rice, Eleanor Davis. Alice Harrison, Sarah Ilubard, Alma Garlick, Beatrice Goode, Lucille Bowyer, Faster Souders. Pi Zeta Chapter, realizing the honContinued on page two

DRAMATIC CLUH ELECTS OFFICERS FOR 1930-1931 Friday evening, May 2.'!, the Dramatic Club held its regular business meeting and elected officers for the coming year and discussed the work it hopes to accomplish next year. The Officer! as elected were:

President Vice-President

Henrietta Cornwall Mary Ellen Cato

Secretary Business Mgr.

Jenilee Knight Frances Martin

Stage Mgr.

Loulie Itilner


Property Mgr. Myra Costen Costume Mistress, Kvelyn Stephenson

Election of Odicers Held

The president told of her appreciation of the re-election and of her hopes for the next year'.

The Monogram Club held very impressive installation services Friday night at 10 o'clock in the Y. W. reception room. The following new members were taken in: Edith Coleman, Elizabeth Hunter. Frances L'dwards, Kathleen Hundley. Martha Guntcr, Duvahl Ridgeway, Hildegarde Ross. After the installation of new numbers, election of officers was held. The following were sleeted for 1929-80:

deo Quisenberry, President. Prances Edwards, Vice-President. Elizabeth Hunter. Secretary. Kathleen Hundley, Treasurer.


FIRST A NTI-liELIGIOVS UNIVERSITY The fust anti-religious university in the world was opened in Leningrad hut fall, with an enrollment of 800 students, forty-seven of whom were uomen Meetings of protest have been held in London, Paris and Geneva against this and other steps, which the Soviet Government has taken in suppressing religion. The Richmond

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Patrick Henry, Virginia's revolutionary patriot, took formal possession of a niche in the Hall of Fame of New The Joan Circle of Alpha Kappa York University yesterday, win ii his Gamma wishes to announce the follow great-grand-daughter, Mr-. H. Samping new membei son, unveiled a bust of her illustrious ancestor. Governor John Garland PolAnnie Denit lard delivered the address of presentaMart ha Faris tion. The busl is the work of Charles Allie Oliver Keck and the gift of Frederick W. Jessie Smith Scott, of Richmond.—The Richmond Rena Robertson Collegian.


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Seniors and Sophomores With a heartful of good wishes we watch you leave us to go on your triumphant journey. You leave us a step behind, but Seniors and Sophomores, you showed us the way. You lighted our candles, you guided our footsteps, and still you go on before us—but only a step or perhaps two. We watch you leave and think of tomorrow with its loss of you—yet we haven't lost you, you have only gone on ahead to guide us once again. And to you, our big sisters, and upperclassmen, we are sending with you our sincerest congratulations, our hopes, our ideals, and our love. Go forth, and give to the world what you have given to S. T. C, and forever and a day, we will be proud of you!

To Dr. Jarman and Miss Mary

OVER. THE TEACUPS \Iy dear, am I tired? You bet, with essays, short stories, note books. Senior plays and exams, Can I stand it—can you? Did you go to Sing Saturday night? Wasn't it precious? I almost cry now when I think about it. The "fourteen" came up a bit in my estimation—they are no longer a club, why. they are an organization. (I happen to be one.) You know Saturday was a day for tears. Chapel was the saddest thing, outside "I" losing my wash rag down the bath tub drain pipe, I ever experienced. Why, when Caroline Watts came out in tears, I simply overflowed. Incidentally. I ruined the not: hook I've been planning to do theM many weeks and had finally begun. My tears washed away the ink. Perhaps Miss Her will pardon it. Speaking of tears, can you get over the "Trespasser"? Absolutely, if I live to have fifty grandchildren I'll never laugh more. They say the disc, the part that talks, was a hundred and twenty feet behind the film. Wfll, here's hoping I never get that far behind with my speaking apparatus. Why, I'd never in this world stand it. You know, I kinder wish I had a way of wishing all the Seniors good luck and happiness and all the two yearers, too, but I can't see them all. and I can't holler that loud, and well —what'll I do? Tell you and leave it to you to spread it. It's a go! Do your best for an eager four-year Soph. You really needn't yawn again— I'm going. I just get wound up and can't stop. But haven't we had R grand year, and won't we miss everybody this summer and next year, and haven't Miss Mary and Doctor Jarman and Miss Tabb and—oh, I'm going. Good night! I hope the next time you want to talk everybody goes to sleep on you.

Boxes, pictures, stoves, coathangers, ilope bottles, vases, letters, papers, clothes in fact, every conceivabel article litters the halls, the us. and even the baths. What's up? Why all the hustle, the bustle, confusion and clamor? One minute I feel like laughing and then I see tome dignified girl coming up the hall with a long face and teardinrmed eyes, and I weep bitterly, too. Dear, dear, it will never do. I have my exams to pass. That gives me a thought-—people arc geting ready to go home, aren't they? How dumb I ami 1 never thought of that before. (Feature it!) Well. I hope everybody will be happy and satisfied. Si me ('lining hack, sonic teaching. maybe some marrying, and some doing nothing. Seems like I can stay up here and do the last mentioned, at least from the looks of my grade book. By the way, you better dig yours out of that jumble in your loom and turn it in; we haven't got lone now—hooray!

INTERCOLLEGIATE NEWS Plans to give young eight-year-old King Michael, of Roumania, a democratic education by picking fellow students for him among the lower classes came to naught when the school had to be discontinued because the King insisted on beating up his fellow-students, who finally decided to hit back.—Ring-turn Phi. Students at the University of Indiana aren't getting any breaks this year, it seems, or maybe they are receiving only "breaks." A new slogan has become prevalent on the campus recently, "Thou shalt not love." No longer do members of the venerable institution "moon" over their diminutive partners within the cloistered precincts of a parked car. A most stringent and terrifying rule has been passed which solemnly forbids any student from transporting his "belle femme" to a dance in an automobile unless the driver of the vehicle is a parent of either party of the date.— The Yellow Jacket.

At the University of Michigan fire caused a damage of $1,000 to the Pi Kappa fraternity house for the reason that no one in the house had a nickle with which to call the fire deCOLLEGE HIGH HEARING partment. Some of the men sent a A SUCCESSFUL CLOSE freshman to a house across the street to borrow a nickle. The freshman fin(Continued from Page 1) ally borrowed the highly-prized nickle and have displayed unusual ability and returned to the telephone in time in their work. Due to their splendid to save the day.—The Vs. Tech. efforts, this year has brought about a marked improvement in the organWORLD NEWS izations and activities previously introduced into the school. In addition Poet I.a of England to this, they have organized a MonoJohn Masefield has been appointed gram Club for the purpose of stimupoet laureate of England. The little lating interest in athletics. isle is to be congratulated on These girls deserve every commendation for their accomplishments and having such a lusty singer. The new for the splendid spirit they have poet laureate has had various occupamaintained throughout their high tions, from being a sea cook to actschool career. Their Alma Mater in ing as porter in a New York bar room. giving them up, is about to suffer a But every where he studied life. Now great loss. The other classes have he voices it, or rather pens it.—Richa high standard set for them, but mond News Leader. the Seniors believe that they can and will live up to it. As for the I had sworn to be a bachelor Seniors, the best that their school- She had sworn to be a bride mates can wish for them is that they But I guess you know the answer may be as successful throughout life (She had nature on her side.) —With apologies to Benny as they have been during their high school days at C. H. S. Sluggishness of liver never should be taken for purity of heart—Rev. H. BETA PI THE AT IS INSTALLED AT S. T. C. Howard. (Continued from Page One.) or given them in being asked to petition for a chapter of the national organization, recognizes the fact that with honors go obligations and responsibilities. They expect to measure up to the fullest expectations of those responsible for the organization here.

They love and understand and guide us—the two whom we would strive for, seek, and find "the glory of the sun, the beauty of the moon, and the peace of the twinkling stars." To Dr. Jarman, our president, our leader, and our friend, who has made possible this happy year at S. T. C, we give thanks. We will cany with us forever the splendid spirit and high ideals of our Alma Mater. DISCOVERY To Miss Mary, the Head of our Home, our adviser, and our friend, we wish to say again how much we appreciate her help From out the void and guidance. I drew a word, The end of the year bring! a hurt to those of us who are Emblazoned it in space— ending our school days and close contact with you. Yet it bring! The word of Love— a hope—that we may accomplish something worthy of your love It shone above, and trust. To those of 111 who are coming back it means joyous And from it gazed summer looking toward to another year with you. your face.


PRACTICALS Prologue Prosiac things of wood and stone, Lines of facts streaming before me Steal my dreams, leave me alone, Clutching the black and white of destiny. I. All day long I have been practical; When evening falls— I turn me to the sunset, That I might glean from it, The richness I have lost. Because I have handled destiny threads so long 1 have turned them as I would; Now, as the swift rushing of doves at release, Flying forth from a dove-cote by morning Whirring about the master with velvet wings So—the swift onrush of my returning dreams Stifle me with the whirring of their soft wings of fancy But I can sing once more Shutting my eyes to destiny. Epilogue Prosiac things I still must know Refuge is not had in futile dreams Dreams must plan as we onward go With destiny to give back its gleams. F. W., '30

TO MY UNCLE— Somewhere there is someone. Someone true and fine. Those things I can't quite tell him— But in this heart of mine Ihold him close and love him As he can never know Until from up in Heaven He MCS DM here below. Often on the Sabbath, When I sit with mother, then', I watch him through the service His smile, his austere brow White framed with thinning hair His eyes stay not long open But somehow, there in church I think God sees and knows His great and humble worth. And sometimes when we're singing He looks at me and smiles And then my voice is sweeter And my heart is light the while. And then, as on our knees, we pray I offer thanks above That God has given me the right To claim him some my own.

FANS BANDUSI AS HORACE Glass-like, 0 Spring, with your cyrstal showers, To you sweetest wines and garlands of flowers; To you on the morrow a kid will be given So young that its horns may seem to be hidden The blood of this offering newly dead Shall tinge your fragrant waters red. Flaming Syreus, in vain, seeks you now While you refresh oxen worn by the plow Because of an oak which I shall sing Placid near the cave whence your waters spring Your noble name to the heavens will ring. M. F. S., *30

A good story wanders down from Princeton. It is about a rich little boys whose father sent him there for some higher education and then found out that undergraduates are not permitted to have cars on the campus. I should have known that all along The father stormed into the dean's You were only making time— office agrily. He was amazed to hear I should have known that your said that his son should have to walk in love all kinds of weather. Why it might Could never be as mine. ruin his health. So he built the lad a 12-room house opposite the grounds Yes, I thank you for the lessun of the university equipped with a butThat you taught in thoughtless play ler, maid and chauffeur. The chauffeur For the next time I will know the drives the boy to his classes—and outgame side the city limits the boy takes the And hide my love away. wheel.—"The Game Cock"

I thank you for the lesson That you've taught with bitter pain. I thank you for the lesson That has made my love in vain.




Katheryn Ryster and Josie Spencer ipent the week-end at their homes Students have "taken to the air" at in Lynchburg. the University of Miami. AeronautiEvelyn Stt-phenson spent the weekcal enthusiasts recently organized the end at Blackstone. first college aviation fraternity in the Margaret Rickaretts and Martha country to stimulate "air-mindedness" Moore spent the week-end at the home The organization has been named of the latter in Lexington. Omicron Pi (Birds of a Feather) and Mary Buford Epes spent the weekplans are being formulated for the end at Chase City. 0 0 establishment of chapters throughout Allie Oliver spent the week-end in AMONG OUR CAPS AND the United States. Now that the Lynchburg. GOWNS Greeks are making such rapid strides Martha Seabury spent the week-end 0 0 in the world of aviation, we look forin Petersburg. ward to the time when the fair co-eds and their trusty pilots wing their way through the ozone to Pan-Hellenics ROTUNDA BANQUET and such affairs.- - Brackety-Ack. The College Tea Room which for weeks past has been the frequenting place of banqueters was again the scene of feastivities last Thursday evening when the old and new Rotunda staffs were entertained. The banquet room was particularly lovely and inviting with its tables decorated with candles and cut flowers. At each place there was an appropriate favor for the guests. Miss Hiner, Miss Taliaferro and Mr. Holton were guests of honor for the occasion. Merriment and enjoyment ran high; Pearl Johnson played the piano at intervals. A contest to see who could make the greatest number of words from the two words "Rotunda Staff" caused much amusement. Prizes were given to Anne Stump for winning, and to Jessie Smith for consolation.

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As we look among our seniors, Leonard is one who will be missed a great deal next year. She has shown a great and deal of interest in school organizations, especially in the Y. W. C. A. Leonard has served on the Freshman at Commission, the Conference and Convention committee, Student Standards Committee, and she has been secretary and vice-president of the V. W. V:i C. A. Leonard was also secretary of Farmville her class during her sophomore year. Leonard has been greatly liked for her kind disposition and willing attitude. CONSERVATORY OF MUSIC

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RUTH E.OWEN Ruth's sweetness and quiet ability have made her one of the most loved of all our Seniors. Her entire four years here, at S. T. C, have been characterized by these virtues and her splendid scholarship. We think of Ruth most especially for her work in the French and Spanish Clubs and as president of the Ruffner Literary Society .The success of each of these organizations is due in a large degree to the personality and initiative of Ruth, and it is with regret that we lose her by graduation. These rare traits of Ruth's have won for her the love and admiration of her classmates and associates. And they insure for her a future successful career. Our best wishes to you, Ruth!

SCHOLARSHIP PLAQUE GIVEN TO PAN-HELLENIC At open Pan-Hellenic meeting on last Wednesday night, Miss Grenels, Pan-Hellenic advisor, presented a scholarship plaque to the association. The sorority having the highest scholastic average for the preceding, year will get its name engraved on the plaque, and will be allowed to keep the plaque in its room for the following year. The University of California sophomores have a very original contest every year. The idea of the contest is to raise whiskers, and the man having the best crop of whiskers is the winner. The contest lasts the same number of days as appears in the class numeral. Coeds, who were formerly against the holding of such a contest, are now strongly in favor of it. There is no use saying that the he-man type doesn't appeal to the women.—Grapurchat.

To the members of the faculty and student body we appreciate the business you have given us this year and we wish JfOU everyone a pleasant vacation. We are looking forward to seeing you again next fall.









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"Twill be many a sigh and many a tear" when Clara Norfleet passes from our midst. For with her will go one of the surest elements of fun at S. T. C. No more popular Senior will receive Quality—Pric«—Service her diploma than funny, jolly, lovable Clara; and justly is she popular. Who Come in and get acquainted could resist that sunny grin, ready We're Glad to Haw You With Us word, and contageous laugh? Nor is she all jolliness; for deep FARMVILLE VA. beneath Clara's carefree exterior lies a heart of pure gold, and a vein of seriousness undreamed of in one so constantly gay. No effort will she ARE YOU HUNGRY? spare to accomodate a friend, lend a helping hand, or better still, by her Go Across the Strsst wit and laugh, to bring the sunshine where skies are dark. There will be something decidedly lacking when next year our halls fail to echo her FOR EATS "woo-woo-woo" and poo-poop-a-doo." Sorely missed will be her ready symOF ALL KINDS pathy and unselfish nature. Energetic and practical, Clara has exhibited remarkable "business sense" while at college, and financial and SPRING SHOWING OF economical problems find a ready solution in her fertile brain. During her four years at S. T. C. she has implanted roots which will be hard to extricate. No, Clara, you cannot be soon forgotten, for the roots Mrs. H. H. Hunt you have set out are those of love, THIRD STREET and they are deeply entwined in fertile soil—the hearts of your fellowVA FARMVILLE students.







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WHAT RATS! "My head is all in a whirl will people ever stop asking questions' Where's the library? Where's room 24? Where's X? Do you guess we were ever so dumb, so green? Really though, I would die if I couldn't tell 'em and show 'em. It is fun. What's more, they are dears. I haven't seen a grander assortment of girls since I came here. Why there are all sizes and all kinds. Wish I were a freshman— I do feel so old. Do I look it? Have I got any wrinkles yet? Just think how much they have ahead of them, how much to look forward to, so much to live through that I'd give anything to live over again. Wish I could tell them how much the years mean—but I didn't take it in when I was told. You know, those new girls work fast. They have already found the tea room, Shannons, Southside, Gil—oh, Gilliams — it can't be Gilliam's isnt anymore, and yet I look and there is an empty space. I feel all tearful, it was almost a part of the school. Think, well have to wear mourning for a week for the store that once was so close to the hearts of famished college girls. I'm not sentimental Ann, only deeply moved. Wasn't the reception Friday, nice. Why I had the cutest time. But everyone can have a good time at S. T. C. if they once get the spirit of Joan, the spirt of all those girls that have been and are yet to be— the spirit of love! Now, there you go getting peculiar. Why, I'm not so old. I'm only a rose in the bed. Dumb?? I'm not! I believe she was being sarcastic. Anyway, I'm awful glad to have such nice freshmen and I love em all as I hope they'll soon love us.

The Rotunda Invites letters of comment, criticism, and suggestions from its readers upon its manner of presenting and treating them. A letter, to receive consideration, must contain the name and address of the writer. TEACHING SCHOOL— These will not be published if the writer objects to the publication. MY FIRST DAY All matters of business should be addressed to the Business Manager, and all other matter should come to the Editor-in-Chief. Complaints from Outside calm and peace—inside subscribers as regards irregularities in the delivery of The Rotunda, will storm and confusion. That was the be appreciated. weather, school building, or most anything but me. Inside and outside I was storm and confusion. For the first time in my life I saw what looked like ten thousand little faces, and what sounded like ten million little voices—except the voices were bigger than the people. In a very meek voice I said, "Children we must be quiet." Presently my supervisor walked in, and I was somewhat relieved to say the least, because I thought maybe she could at least make them "hush". Sure enough, she spoke and they heeded, and that made me feel all the worse because they hadn't paid Perhaps the word honor means a different thing to each of the slightest attention to me when us because we come from different homes, churches and schools, I spoke. Right then and there I debut since we are a member of a group then the real significance cided I was never "cut out" for a i ' the word should be a samncss and a connecting link of our teacher. oup. Jusl whal docs honor mean to you? There is one thing I discovered Honor has always been classified as an abstract noun, but about children that first day. They SOUK how there i something concrete about it too. When one's all wiggle from daylight 'till night, honor is a1 -lake, there is nothing abstract about the word or they all talk at once, they are very situation. It is concrete—and real! Little things test just how thoughtless, and they adore noise of concrete one's honor is, and to what extent it may be put to a trial. any kind, shape or form—the noisier Since little things are so vital in building up one's honor, then the better. One of my other discoveach of us, as citizens of S. T. C. should watch and see that honor eries was that they were too dumb to ever learn anything, because they should remain concrete! It la so easy to kill one's conscience about the real things of were too dumb to know what I life, and il seems that when we are away from home these tempt- meant when I told them in gentle ations strike a more fertile soil in which to grow. When the seed tones to be quiet that was first grade is sown it is hard to tear the plant up by the roots. Of course, by the way and kindergarten was then. ih. mosl worthwhile thing to do is to live up to the highest even dumber. Yes. teaching is a great life, no standards thai one is able- and even higher for doubt, since so many of the youthful "Man's reach should exceed his grasp lassies in our land aspire to it. All I Or what's a 1 lea.veil for?" have to say is may they all be deaf, So, n«\v students, and old, why not adopt an S. T. C. sense of dumb, and blind that first day, and honor which will place one on hei tip-toes to keep up; then your if they live through it they may be school and my school will possess the finest thing on earth—a better citizens for the experience.


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Dave Danforth, pitcher for the We wish to extend a cordial welcome to the new .students Buffalo team of the International who have eoine to our college. \\V welcome you to our campus. League, set a new strike-out record against Rochester in a night game. i ur halls, our college, our life. We are pleased to have you in our work and our play, to share Sept. 21. Danforth fanned 20 men in nine innings, breaking the record of them with you. We are glad to know you and receive ycu into 19. set by Charles Sweeney, of Proviour companionship. We warn to assist you in becoming ad justed dence, in 1884. The modern big to the newness of our college. We want to take you to our hearts leage record of sixteen was held by as our little sisters. four immortals of the game; Mathewson, Rucker, Hahn. and Wadell. And as Joan, sitting quietly, in our reception hall, awaits and Danforth is a former big-leaguer. welcomes you. so we With her true spirit of courage and goodhaving pitched for the St. Louis Ive you into thai spirit and our college. Browns


The Question often occurs to a colle e student perparing for a business or industrial career, just what is necessary for success? What qualities must be developed to get ahead in a chosen field of endeavor? One professor has stated that business success is made up of 50 per cent personality, 40 per cent "pull." and 10 per cent ability. Edison once said success is about 2 per cent inspiration and 98 per cent perspiration." Of course the essential factors vary widely for different occupations, however a few generalizations may be drawn. Assuming that a person has normal good health and a fair personality, will his progress in business be determined more by his personality and the "pull" of influential friends or by the natural ability? After all in final analysis most businesses are a cold money-making proposition. Employers are interested primarily in what a man can do; in how much he can make for his company, rather than in his Beau Erummel appearance or his Chesterfield manners. An exception would be in the case of salesmen or men going into the diplomatic service, where personality and appearance would be prime requisites. There is a fundamental law in operation which in the long run makes value received proportional to effort exerted. It is well that this is the ca 6, for if it were necessary for one to be born or endowed with the almighty "it" to make a success, there would be no incentive for those not having "it" to go ahead. It is significant to note that many of our most prominent men have started out with practically nothing and have forged ahead against tremendous odds, depending upon ib ability and hard work. In addition. it should give one a great deal of personal satisfactom to know thai he has gotten ahead strictly on his own merits and ability rather than on the influence of relatives and friends up. One can not long remain in a responsible position without corresponding ability to back it up. for modern business has exacting requirements and it is a case of the survival of the fittest. V. M. I Cadet.

Teewee" Coif Now Industry. Miniature golf was recognized as a national industry by the Department of Commerce when officials announced that a national survey is to be made to determine the amount of money invested, number of employes, and income from the courses. It is estimated that between S2.500,000 and $50,000,000 is invested in the 50,000 to 75.000 courses in operation and upward of a quarter nf ;i million persons are employed on them. The average business done by the courses was estimated at $50 a day on an investment of from $4,000 to $5,000. Village Prays Against Radio With the prayer, "Save us, O Lord, from the perils of the radio." the religious inhabitants of Mont SaintMichel, Manche are asking salvation from what they regard as a new threat to morals. A bitter attack upon radio explaining why the prayer crusade has been undertaken is printed in the Las Annales du Mont Saint-Michel, organ of the pilgrimage center. The writer, a cleric, says: "The radio is an agent of anti-religious propaganda."

CONTENTMENT I am fretful, Bitter. Self-centered— And then suddenly— I realize the richness of my possessions For I had within my grasp An indefineable treasure, Friendship— I am content. L. M.. '32

A LONGING I want to be a gypsy And rove the wide world o'er. To seek in every hidden nook And find some treasured store Of long ago. I want to be a gypsy Free and wild, I want to go at night Out upon the mountain side And dance! I want to be a gypsy, To catch and hold The golden beauty of the shining stars The soft mystery of the violet skies. The burning fire of a lover's eyes— For my own. Yes, I want to be a gypsy. Free, untamed and glad; To rove the hills and see the world, To smile, undaunted, unafraid, Seeing only beauty— The heights, the depths, of the gold the red; A gypsy, who knows the intensity of life. The unfathomable wonder of the master— To be a gypsy! L. M.. '32

MAYBE Maybe you're thinking about me now. 'Cause I'm thinking so hard of you, Maybe I'll sit at home tonight. You too are blue. Maybe you're wishing a lot. Maybe you're dreaming and longing, dear And then again maybe you're not Maybe 111 sit at home tonight. Alone with my thoughts of you. Because I believed everything you said was true Maybe I love you tonight I'm not at all sure I don't But maybe I'll pass up another date And then again, maybe I won't.

NO REST FOB DOC He was a noted specialist and had a practice large He rather liked to operate and dearly loved to charge. He whacked them up the right and left, then sawed them 'cross theh bone. But cussed a little everytime they called him on the phone. Well, bye and bye the surgeon died, for such alas is fate, He hesitated when he stood before the Golden Gate, "I hope you have no telephone," he said, "St. Peter dear, For if you have this never will be heaven for me here." "Oh, no indeed," the saint replied, "such things we can't afford. But Doctor, Earth is calling pou upo n the ouija board." —Anlouisa Person


The entertainment course arrangA burglar is merely a man who ed by the State Teachers College for feels that he isn't rich or ought to students this session is one of be. the best. Korb & Company will api October 16; the Durrell Mother: Willie, the canary has kg quartet, November 14; Edgone. mund Vance Cook is scheduled for Willie:But mother, it was therj December U: Biayton Eddy for Janjust now, when I was trying to clean uary 29 and Trial by Jury" for the cage with the vacuum cleaner. Ma; eh 2.



Jessie Smith and A. J. Scott attended the W. &. L. and HampdenSydney football game in Lynchburg last Saturday. The following girls were in Lynchburg this week-end: Kathryn Waters. Toodles Booth, Martha Sanders, Jerry Lee. Martha Walters, Margaret Parker, Loulie Milner. Marthta Moore, Elsie Burgess. Margaret Priest, Virginia Lamb, Margaretta Brady, Elizabeth Carter, Louise Munt and Caroline Reed. Elizabeth Kelly and Dorothy Prescott visited in Kenbridge this weekend. Anna Knox spent the week-end in Wililamsburg. Miss Mary White Cox and Mr. and Mrs. Graham spent Sunday in Roanoke. Mrs. Laing and her daughter, Martha Ann, spent the week-end in Staunton.

'11" CLUB GOATS Coty Neale Nancy Harrison Elsie Bolton Honey Hamilton Caroline Reed Virginia Marchant Connie Quarles Virginia Lamb Anne Davis Kitty Walters Helen Cover Mickey Brewster Missie Bernier Mary Shelton Virginia Sanford Mutt Armstrong Happy Hughes Bitsy Wilkinson Joe Sneed Mary Harrison Mary Alice Young Frances Ambler Lee Alice Steidtenan Ruth Ford Dorothy Leonard Margaret Parker Margaret Brothers Maxine Kitts Betty Watts Alice Rowell Grace Rowell Mary S. Watkins Scotty Martin

Y. W. Reception Held for New Girls Student Building Lounge Was Scene Friday of Enjoyable Meeting of Students DELIGHTFUL PROGRAM GIVEN The Y. W. C. A. gave a reception Friday evening for the Freshmen and new girls of S. T. C. Each freshman or new girl was escorted to the reception by her Y. W. "Big Sister." Miss Mary White Cox, Dr. Jarman. Miss Jennie Tabb. Miss Camper, Miss Potts, Adele Hutchinson, Rena Robertson and Martha Parts made up the receiving line. The guests moved from the receiving line, which was in the Student Building Lounge to the gymnasium where the following program of entertainment was given: Reading Bettie Watts Dancing .... Julia and Dolly Martin Piano Solo Margaret Parker Piano and vocal solo .... Julia Faris A contest, the object of which was to see which Freshman could meet the greatest number of people in five minutes and be able to repeat their names. The winner was Margaret Bank, who was able to repeat eleven names. The grand march which was led by Miss Potts and Rena Robertson led to the table where the refreshhments. which consisted of brick ice cream and cakes were served.

WORLD NEWS Annexation Propaganda in Cuba To cure the hard times in Cuba, it has been proposed that the United States annex the island. However. General Mashado. president of Cuba. , feels that his position is secure. With I the annexation of Cuba the sugar, tobacco, fruit, and minerals of the island would gain free entrance into the United States. The inhabitants of Cuba feel that it would be doubtful what Americans would send in return for what they sold to them and i who would be the ones in Cuba to profit by the free exchange of goods! —Literary Digest.

FRESHMEN ENJOY FLAY DAY SATURDAY The freshman class was entertained by the Athletic Association Saturday night in the gymnasium. The guests showed a great deal of enthusiasm in the games and relays which were headed by Allie Oliver. At the end of the games chocolate lollies were served.

ANNOUNCEMENT Announcement has been received of the marriage of Miss Mary Louise Drake, former member of the English department at S. T. C, to Edward Moore, lawyer, of Waynesboro. Va.. September 23. 1930.

N. B. B. 0. GOATS Dot Prescott Elizabeth Kelly Gloria Mann Clara MacKenzie Catherine Mclntyre Sue Pugh Vay Abbitt Bernice Mae Love Ann McGann "Cottie" Willis Prances Rawlings Nellie Green "Chic" Masling Margaret Barber Jerry Lee Julia Farris Mary Scott Martin Anna Knox Mary Arthur Billings Margaret Arthur Eley Virginia Sargent Margaret Banks Helen Warren Elma Rawlings Jane Plummer Alice Marshall Katherine Logan Catherine Royster Margaretta Brady Katherine Jones Ruth Perry A. J. Scott Dot Weems Virginia May Huntsville Katherine Cogbill Dot Franklin Norma Franklin Frances Lewis Patty Brock Agnes Grigg Jessie Smith Louise Borum Nancy Boykin Nancy St. Claire Chappe Weiger

ADVERTISING ON POSTAGE STAMPS If ever you receive a letter bearing a stamp inscribed with hsome slogan like. Eventually, why not now?" or "Four out of five have it." credit the phenomenon to Representative Emanuel Celler of New York. It is Mr. Celler's idea that the Post Office eDpartment can eliminate its deficit by selling space on postage stamps for advertising purposes. The New Yorker explains that he does "advocate" but only "suggests" this money-making scheme to the government. The suggestion is inspired by information he has received to the effect that France, Germany and New Zealand sell the marginal space on their stamps to private concerns, and that Bavaria and Italy have doubled the size of their stamps and sold the additional space. Mr. Celler further recalls that the United States itself has used the stencil employed to cancel stamps for slogans. Stamps have also been used to cal lattention to various expositions. Representative Celler is to be commended for his resourcefulness. But haven't we enough advertisements staring at us in street cars, screaming at us over the radio and greeting us at every road end. without encountering them on friendly epistles? Have you heard the Shriner host ess was searching the other day for a dignified senior? Do you think she will find one? Remote Control—Freshman ing home for money.


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Original documents tell of Lafay- ' Mclntosh ette's feeling for America: of t) enthusiastic French celebration thai Farm vilie. Va. greeted the signing of our Declaration of Independence; of Benjamin Franklin's popularity as the first "Drugs and Drinks" United States Ambassador to France: and of many things that history canDOWNTOWN SECTION not relate with sufficient color and detail. The first treaty of friendship btween France and America, Bigned in 1778. is there in its pristine condition. Ambassodor Wallace \.. ed Prance this summer and arranged for the And COFFEE SHOP library to be placed in the new American embassy in Paris upon its "Matchless Service" completion.

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Students Welcome Lake Nemi Gives Up Its Secrets Two years ago Lake Nemi was lowered for the purpose of finding precious works of art in the hulls of Caligula's barges, sunk in Lake Nemi. One barge now lies on dry land. Several ornamental objects were recovered, such as bronzes with heads of wolves, lions, and tigers of perfect workmanship. The predominant wood used in the construction of the ancient ship belonged to the pine group. This ship of Nemi has an inestimable value as an historical monument of ship building.

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PRINCETON. N. J.— (IPi— A disembodied heart not only still beatThree Experienced Barbers ing steadily, but writing as it throbbed a permanent, minutely precise record of its pulsations, was exhibited here in a demonstration oi new instruments developments by science for the advancement of medicine and psychology. The device, invented by A. L. LooVeteran Sportsman Will mis, of Tuxedo Park. N .Y.. in colJKWKLRY AND MI'KIC STORE Return to America laboration with Dr. Edmund Harvey, professor of physiology at Prtncel Sir Thomas Lipton sailed for home University, is called the Loom. The Latest Sheet Music on the Leviathan without the Am- chronograph. erican cup that he has tried so hard Dr. Harvey said it will facilitate for thirty years to win. However, he the study of the phenomena of is coming back very soon to receive heart action and the effect of drugs the "American's Cup." the one that on that vital organ. is being bought for him as the The heart of the demonstration "world's best loser", by admiring Am- was that of a turtle, removed from (On the Corner) ericans. He isn't even discouraged the reptile while alive, freed of all about the America's cup and he says extraneous tissue and suspended EASTMAN KODAK AGENCY he may challenge for it again next in a physiological salt solution exyear.—Virginian Pilot. Let Us Develop Your Films—One Day actly duplicating body conditions. Service In this state the organ continued Singer May Return to beat 36 hours, at the same time setting down by means of the chronRumors that Marion Talley has ograph a graphic history of approxiabandoned her farm, has renewed her mately 72.000 pulsations in that singing lessons and before long will time. return to the foot lights. But there With each beat the tiny organism Athletic Souvenirs Kngraving are denials of the rumors that the pulled down a lever that dipped a singer, who made her debut in "Rigo- fine filament into a drop of mercury Books, Picture PranieH letto" at the Metropolitan back in and made a contact that transmit1926 will abandon her farm and try ted an electric impulse to the chronRENTAL LIBRARY her luck again. The public is anxious ograph. There it was translated in to know what this singer will do.— a fraction of a second into a record Outlook. inked on a chart. Introduction into the solution of nicotine and adrenaline was immediately noted by a marked retarding Let Us Serve You When You Have of the heart tempo in the first case and a swift acceleration In the secYour Next Shoe Puncture Starting with a touchdown in the ond. first two plays of the game, when Quick Service Monk Mattox got away for a 62A noted authority tells us that yard dash around left end. Wash- Chinese women are the most patient ington and Lee took a 15-0 decision females in the world. No doubt paover a lighter but scrappy Hamp- tience is necessary when ones husden-Sydney eleven at Lynchburg band comes home late and turns out last Satudray. The Generals, using to be a Chinaman. RIDE THE BUS TO RICHMOND! two dozens or more players in the contest, battled steadily through a sultry afternoon and clouds of dust Prof. Gilmer: If you subtract fourTHREE ROUND TRIPS to earn every yard they attained. teen from 116, what's the difference.'1 Five 15-yard penalties, twice for DAILY Frosh: Yeah, I think it's a lot of holding and the others for a back- foolishness too. field in motion, cut the Generals' gains by that margin and twice prevented a thrust at the goal line.


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FRANCO-AMERICAN GOOD WILL LIBRARY A former American ambassador to France was once asked by an acquaintance for a certain book on France written by an American. The ambassador, Hugh Campbell Wallace, had great difficulty in locating the volume. Shortly afterwards, he tried to procure a book on America by a French scholar, and again he experienced difficulty. Mr. Wallace then *: and there resolved to gather together every available work or report by a Frenchman on the subject of America and vice versa. The result of that resolution is a library unlike any other in the world. Numbering several thousand books, pamphlets and reports, it is a complete history of Franco-American friendship since its very inception.


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Ruth Jordan: "Alice, don't' you think my new dress is just exquisi' "They all 11 Alice Moore: "That dressmaker of yours could make a clothes tree look graceful!''

Come on. girls, and play hockey Wrtth the view to make this the most Buccea ml season that we ha had in hockey. All you have to do ifl to i:o out on the athletic field and Miss Her or Hatchet! will tell you what you can do to help your Alma Mater in the first sport of the year. Don't forget you have to attend at least sixty per cent of the season's practices or you will not be eligible to support your class and Alma Mater when the time comes to play a game. Hockey season ends on Thanksgiving morning with a "boom"! that we will all remember. If you don't want to miss anything, start now to the practices every afternoon from four until five forty-five.

DRAMATIC CLl H STARTS STl'DKN'T (iOVERVMKNT ON NEW SCHEME Acting upon the feeling that there were more girls in the student body with interest and ability than we were able to be taken care of by the system of try-outs the Dramatic Club asked all girls interested in dramatics to sign up on the bulletin board and report to the little auditorium. Monday night at 7:30 p. m. About 100 girls, old and new came, and even though Miss Wheeler put the proposition before them in a frank way the girls still hung on, showing that their interest was genuine. The plan so far as it has been worked out, is to give instruction and help the girls who show ability and enthusiasm for different phases of play production. At the beginning of the winter term those girls who have during the fall term shown marked ability and interest, will be asked to become members of the regular club. In this way the Dramatic Club hopes to reach more members of the student body and to find more real talent than it otherwise would.

Continued from page one and part from him when he gi wrong:" that spirit of Joan that ever carries on; that vital spark of individual responsibility which keeps alive in us a growing sense of loyalty for our Alma Mater and keeps within us a living fire of truth—only when she has caught the spirt of S. T. C, and made it a vital part of her living can she be of real service to S. T. C, and one who will love and cherish her ideals and standards.

Derbies look very good on some people, but they look better on hatracks. Do you talk in your sleep? No. my wife says I'm perfectly exasperating, because I only smile. Laugh of the Week Suitor—"I-I-I've been going your daughter for nearly six now, sir, and I've come to ask Her father—"Well, what! A sion?"

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"Gracious", said the doctor, "how did you get those awful bruises on Continued from page one your shins? Are you a hockey Miss Coulling took charge of the player?" The hard-working young man went group meeting of Methodist girls "Oh. no; I Just led my wife's weak to ask for the daughter of a very which was held in room 24. She cor- suit." rich man. dially invited all those present to Her lather: "Young man, how meet her again on Sundnay across much do you make?" the street at the Methodist church. SING—A SUCCESS Young Man "One hundred and For the benefit of the new girls, she fifty a month. explained the position of the class You didn't go to sing? Why. you Her father: That would not buy BARBER SHOP rooms. This year's course of interest don't know what you missed! Really, her soap. such as "Old Testament characters." Young man: "If she is that dirty. if I hadn't known better. I should Farmville, Va. "History of the Old Testament '. Main Street have thought that Virginia Witt was I don't want to marry her." "The International Lessons" and "Sohonestly a "rat". She did seem so First-class work—Four barbers!! cial Principles of Jesus" are to be ofRenie: "I was so confused I don't, forlorn! When Alice Hardaway. the fered. The course "Social Principles know how many tune:; he kissed me." kind upper-classman, offered to inof Jesus' is for advanced classes and Catherine Marchant: "What11 troduce her to some of the old stuisto be taught by Dr. Walmsley. The With the thing going on right under dents, I wanted to give her a pat on other courses are to be taught by the back. your nose?" Miss Coulling. Miss Jones and Miss Oh! and another thing—Virginia Tupper. MON. & TUE.—Ramon Novarro hi Lane played her uke and sang "The S. T. C. Girl: "I'd like to try that Miss Coulling dismissed the girls Quality—Price—Service One I Love Just Can't Be Bothered "IN GAY MADRID" supported by dress on in the window." by again telling them how glad the Mrs. Hub: "Sorry, Miss, but you With Me". All of the songs made the Dorothy Jordan. We are happy to members of the Methodist church little freshman so much at home that announce the second musical rowill have to go in the anteroom.' would be to meet each and every one FARMVILLE :: VIRGINIA she suggested singing "Bye. Bye mance starring Ramon Novarro. In on Sunday at the church. Queen of Sheba: "My us, the Blues"—and they MOf it! Mary "Win- it the celebrated singing star will be The Baptist girls met in room 21 ston did a precious tap dance that heard to splendid advantage in six baby has the stomach ache." and were called to order by Nancy Lord Boo :citedly>: "Page. helped in chasing the blues away. new numbers specially composed for Shaner who introduced Mr. Bailey SIIEAFFER LIIFE TIME call m I he y of the interior." But the "hit of season" was Adele's the range and qualities of his voice. to the new girls. "Mr. Bailey," she What happens to a Don Juan when clogging! Maybe she'll dance again told them, "is a Sunday school teachFountain Pens and Pencils Mac" Lee: "Aren't we under the so you can see her. The "grand fin- he falls seriously in love? Gay, gal- er whom you learn to love in such a lant, golden-voiced Novarro will win ale" was a snake dance. mistletoe?" We engrave your name on FREE your heart by his light-hearted cour- little time." After speaking to his Next Saturday night he sure to Law Stude: "Facts admitted—but girls, as he calls them. Mr. Bailey go to sing, hear?—cause you'll miss age, his fiery love-making. Dashing find no cause lor action." caballeros, dusky-eyed senoritas with introduced his wife. Mrs. Bailey had just lots and lots if you don't. tinkling guitars, youth calling to a word of welcome for them and ex- iFARMVILLE :: VIRGINIA Rich Jew: "Are you the man that pressed her wish that they meet her youth, young love under the cresMVed my little boy from drowning HEREDITY cent moon of old Spain—that gay again Sunday morning in Sunday when he fell ofi the dock?" Madrid. A great star in a great pic- school—and on time! SERVICE COUNTS Guard: "Yes." A. J. Scott met with the Presby"Darling, If I should squeeze a bit ture. Also two reel talking comedy. Rich Jew: "Where's his cap?" too hard, —We Give It WED. & THURS.—Joan Crawford terian girls in the front of the auditorium. She introduced the superinThink nothing ill of me, in "OUR BLUSHING BRIDES" supSenior: "What makes you scratch For that is fate. I always have to ported by Robert Montgomery, An- tendent of the Presbyterian Sunday your head?" After hints guard ita Page, Raymond Hackett and Dor- school. Mr. Blanton. Freshman: "I'm the only one who Farmville, Virginia about and suggestions of the attracAgainst heredity." othy Sebastian. This picture has knows it itches." i We take care of the S. T. C. Girls everything — romance, georgeous tions down the hill, Mr. Blanton introduced Miss Lucille Bridgman. You see, my grandpa was in other clothes, thrills. The picture the whole Oscar: "My brother is so dumb he days, country is talking about. A gorgeous Miss Bridgman is a graduate of thinks a football coach has four A strong man act eye and ear entertainment—a ro-1 Agnes Scott and is an extremely inwheel And I've inherited his little ways mance of our dancing daughter again teresting person.She expresed her joy Harry: 'Ha-ha-ha. How many does For a fact. face to face with life and love. Three at seeing old faces back again and it have anyway'1" Headquarters for Boys and daughters of today—one reared in added that each one had an even greater treat in store ahead of them girls "I will drive this car." said the in- "So if perchance, I crack at rib or two purity; one made bold by experience; if she would make some effort to atNever fear! one skeptical of all men. Follow their furiated w ie climbed into the For though you think it's I who in- paths towards love and happiness in tend Sunday school regularly. She We can satisfy your hunger with our back sea jure you, this wonderful picture, against a proised to met the new girls at the good sandwiches, hot waffles, Etc. urandpa. dear! background of luxury's lure and Rotunda to take them to SundayFirst Worker: This letter from [I riches run riot. A grand romance, a school. your bo you're fired. Why are To every girl at S. T. C. there is a fashion revue, three walyou gois back Tuesday?" ENROLLMENT OF S. T. C. gorgeous responsibility given, a place to fill in loping love stories in one. Joan CrawSecond Worker: "On the envelope church, a privilege to use or abuse. ford at her best. Also Aesop Fable in it says ieturn in five days. Continued from page one And may this year, away from home, sound. Suits made to individual measure of bachelor of science in elementary FRI. & SAT.—Buddy Rogers in be one of success and happiness. 1 education the courses leading to that "B; ' the lady in the street "SAFETY IN NUMBERS" supported Cleaning, Pressing and car, "why don't you get up and give degree are increasing in the number by Kathryn Crawford and Josephine HUE RIDGE MEET your seat to your father, doesn't it of students. Dunn. Here are all the ingredients REPAIRING pain you to see your father reach for Continued from page one of pure, unalloyed fun—a modern a strap?" Wrist of the South story that fits Buddy like a glove. He Ridge for our girls. Sue Moomaw "Not in a street car,' replied Bobsings, dances, plays the trombone, took her car and no place within by cheerfully, but it does at home." General Sherman frequently de- plays the piano, sings some more, easy riding distance remained unfalls in love with 5 gorgeous charm- traversed. College boys who were Campus Cop: "IM that car scribed the strategic position of Aters, writes a hit song for the "Follies" working nearby provided interesting lanta by comparing it to .he wrist of Established in 1868 along." sells it to a big Broadway producer, diversion which made the conference a hand whose five fingers reached Co-ed: "Dont jet fresh I'm a Delta." bawls out Broadway wise guys, loves more enjoyable. Drugs, Medicines, Stationery, WhitCampiU Cop: "YOU may be a pen- the five principal ports of the Gulf some more girls and has a general Winston Cobb. though other conand South Atlantic coasts. man's Candies, Waterman Pens, Maginsula but get that wreck along." good time for your amusement and ference matters may slip, her memory azines and Rooka his. There are seven song hits and she declares she will never forget Does a man "marry in haste and "I'll see you", said our hero as he you'll enjoy everyone of them. In the her first glimpse of the gorgeous Blue repent in lei.sun laid down four aces in a game of end he literally "Grabs" the girl of Ridge, nor the aches in her limbs "Does he ha\e any leisure strip poker. his choice and everybody's happy, in- after her initial attempt at mouncluding the audience. A revel of love tain scaling. The chairman of th company In every way the conference was PORT AU PRINCE—i IPi—With laughs and lyrics. Also two reel TalkFarmville, Va. was making a popular addre. ing comedy. worthwhile. Stored deep in the mind 000.000 already spent here by "Think of all the good the Admission—Adults, 35c at nights .of every girl who attended are unthe United States since American WE REBUILD SHOES company has done!" he cried, "I! occupation was begun in 1915. both and 25c at matinees. Children under | fading memories of glorious mounI were permitted a pun I would say in ildlero and civilians are anxious to 12 years of age 15c to each show. tain scenery, some new hope gained, Prices Reasonable—All Work Guarwords ul the Immortal poet, "Honor leave, and return to their homes in an inner light set burning or a anteed. Give us a trial 1 the Light Brigade.' " la United States, according to au- HOUSE COUNCIL INSTALLLI) friendship formed. Though the onVoice of consumer from audit rush of events in their after lives may thoritative reports. The United "Oh, what a charge they mad< Continued from page one be swift and strong, they cannot preStates is now spending $95,000 a Helen Walthall vail against the host of memories immonth in salaries alone heir Dot Ooodloe MII schoolroom): Marguerite Massey bedded in the girls' minds by such a "There m on that Mildred Hancock successful and satisfying conference. (ieneral Reairs poster. It you a: k him what hi.-, name We've heard our new music teachGoldie Boggs would he .say'" er is very anxious to know if Rena's Helen Allen Freshman at S. T. C. "Is traffic Battery Recharging Bright pupil: "Nothing, ha cant vibrations are in sympathy-and we Frances Crawford Jam what they serve on Sunday talk." wonder what with! Virginia Robertson Ex-offlcio night?" Washing and greasing a specialty!!

At the Eaco Theatre Week of Sept. 27-Oct. 4

Mack and Owen

Gray's Drug Store

Martin, the Jeweler

Brickert Oil Company

Shannon's Rose Room

S. A. Legus, Tailor

White Drug Company

Lovelace Shoe Shop

Main St. Service Station

Rotunda vol 10, no 32 may 28, 1930