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THE ROTUNDA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 1932

Sigma Pi Rho, National Latin Fraternity, Is Founded at S. T. C. Farmville and Fairmont Unite Local Clubs to Form National Society

Choral Club Performs at The Mosque

Sigma Pi Rho, first national honor Latin fraternity, for four year standard Teachers Colleges, was founded at Farmville State Teachers College Friday. April 29th. This national fraternity grew out of the Tri V Latin Club of Fairmont State Teachers College, Fairmont. West Virginia, and Sigma Pi Rho, local fraternity of State Teachers College. The national officers chosen for the fraternity are: national president. Joseph Fordyce, of Graf ton, West Virginia; national vice-president. Lois Cox. Norfolk. Virginia; national secretary. Mary Margaret Wrick. Fairmont. West Virginia; national treasurer, Hattie Gilliam. Wise. Virginia; national historian, Ruth RiheldofTer. Fairmont, West Virginia; and national counselor, Dr. James Elliott Walmsley, Farmville. Virginia. The first meeting of the national convention was called to order by Miss Bessie Lynch at 2:30. Friday afternoon. Before the regular business was entered upon the following members from West Virginia were initiated: Miss Alice V. Cook Mary Margaret Wrick Ruth Riheldaffer Joseph T. Viggiano Joseph Fordyce Edward Carroll The business of adopting a national constitution was transacted during ihB afternoon. During this time much discussion of various phases of the constitution was held. At 4:45 the business meeting adjourned. After the afternoon's hard work the convention assumed a more festive air when the members of Sigma Pi Rho assembled at Longwood for their first national banquet. The banquet table was beautifully decorated with the colors of the fraternity, gold, white, and purple. Toasts befitting the occasion were given between the courses of the delicious dinner. This part of the day's program was brought to a fitting close Continued on page three

The Choir Festival program given in conjunction with the Choral Festival concerts and sponsored by the Federation of Music Clubs was presented April 28th in the Mosque in Richmond. The presiding chairman was Alfred H. Strick. State Choir Festival Chairman and National Chairman of Junior Festivals of the Federated Music Clubs of Am-rica. In Introducing Mr. Strick. Miss Julia Fuqua. state president paid him a beautiful tribute, presenting him as an adopted son of Virginia who has given much of his time and talents to i the cause of Virginia's music, and ' particularly as a lover of children. Massed choirs from all over the state numbering several hundred presented "Unfold Ye Portals" by Gounod, and the great "Hallelujah 1 Chorus" by Handel under the direc! tion of Edwin Feller of Norfolk. Interspersed in the choral division was the presentation of two numbers of Cesar Franck by the Hollins College Choir under the direction of Erich Rath and the Farmville St at? Teachers College Choral Club directed by Alfred H. Strick. Both of these choirs sang with musical taste and feeling and gave adequate interpretation to these masterful compositions. The following tribute was paid the Farmville group by Mme. Joanne de Nault: "The Farmville Choral Club gave a most inspiring and professional presentation of their number." Soloist on the program were Joanne de Nault and Major Charles T. Tittmann, national artists, who rendered selections with authority and finesse. Their accompanists were Erich Rath of Hollins and George Harris of Richmond respectively.

New House Council Pledges Its Support

The College Orchestra will go to John Randolph tonight to give a musical program. Thursday night, the orchestra will give a program at Appomattox.

The new House Council for the coming year was installed last Wednesday night. Louise Woodson, the old president, told of the pleasure she had experienced during the past year in working for and serving the student body in the office which she pledged her best support to the work held. Hattie Gilliam officially took over the duties of the office and and appealed to the student body for t he students' cooperation and backing. Following is a list of the members of the House Council for next year: President Hattie Gilliam Secretary Sara James Hall Presidents: Jenny Wheeler Mary J. Richmond Marguerite Massey Belle Lovelace Judith Taylor Helen Smith Louise Ridgway Audrey Mattox Mary E. Norman Christine Childrey Mildred Lipscomb Virginia Guy Lucy Reed

MAY FESTIVAL QUEEN

COLLEGE ORCHESTRA TO GIVE MANY PROGRAMS

MISS ILER ELECTED SENIOR CLASS MAN The Senior Class of 1933 unanimously elected Miss Iler as th?ir classman. The class is very happy in having Miss Iler as their adviser. The members of the class realize that they could not have accomplished what they have in these last three years if it had not been for her faithful and true guidance. The Class of '33 is looking forward to a successful Senior year with Miss Iler as their leader.

HONOR GRADUATES ANNOUNCED TODAY

May Festival To Be Held Here on May 7 Old Indian Legends Will Be Theme of Beautiful Production at Longwood

Miss Medora Ford, of Lexington, will reign as May Queen Saturday.

INSTALLLATION HELD NA TION A L HICENTENNIA L OF ATHLETIC ASSOY. W.C.A. CONVENTION CIATION OFFICERS TO HE HELD The installation of officers for the Athletic Association was held on Thursday evening, April 28. in the college auditorium. After the retiring and incoming officers had marched in and taken their places on the stage. Dr. Walmsley offered a prayer. Frances Edwards, retiring president, in a short talk expressed the feelings of the outgoing officers—a feeling of sadness at giving up the work they love, yet a feeling of happiness in passing the work on to such a capable and promising Council. Dorothy Snedegar. the new provident, was then installed. She thanked the outgoing Council for their confidence in the new officers, and said that the incoming Council, inexperienced, yet teachable, was accepting the challenge to loyal service given them by the retiring officers. The new officers an dmanagers of sports were then installed. The old and new Council marched out to the strains of "Onward Farmville." The following are the A. A. officers for next year: President Dorothy Snedegar Vice-President Hildegarde Ross Secretary Mary B. Nelson Treasurer Mildred Gwaltney

The honor graduates for this year were announced as follows: Degree Class First Honor Bessie Lynch Second Honor Easter Souders Managers of Sports Hockey Elizabeth Burger Diploma Class Mary B. Fraser First Honor Dorothy Weems Basketball Nannie Ruth Cooper Second Honor Grayson Pratt j Volky Ball Dorothy Davis The first honor graduate of the i Baseball Jennie Hurt Senior Class will be valedictorian; Field and Track Doreen Smith the first honor graduate of the Tennis Archery Alice Collins Sophomore Class, salutatorian.

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The National Y. W. C. A. holds its regular bicentennial convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota from May 5 to May 11. Mrs. Charles W. Gilkey. president of the Y. W. C. A. of the United States will be there. Jonkvrown C. M. Van Asch Van Wyck of Holland, who is the world Y. W. C. A. president will also be present. Both of these personages, along with many others very prominent in Y. W. C. A. fields, will occupy a large part on the programs. Delegates will be there from Y. W. C. A.'s all over the country. Winston Cobb. the new Y. W. C. A. president for next year, and A. J. Scott, the recently retiring president, will represent State Teachers College, Farmville. The delegates to the convention will be entertained in the leading hotels of Minneapolis. These hotels have been approved and chartered by the National Committee of the convention.

Saturday. May 7th. the amphitheatre at Longwood will furnish a natural setting for one of the most colorful and beautiful May Day festivals given by the students of the college. The theme to be carried out is taken from two old Indian legends and depicts the fantastic life of the Indians. It is the story of a star who wished to come to earth and assume an earthly form among the Indian people. She appeared to a sleeping young warrior as a beautiful maiden and told him her wish. The youth appealed to the Chieftains at Council who gave their consent, and the maiden considered taking several forms but only one appealed to her. Finally she came to live in the heart | of a water lily and was happy in that she might watch her sister stars by night and the Indian children who played along the edges of the lake by day. Under the direction of Mrs. W. C. Fitzpatrick and the May Day committee the story has been worked out In careful detail, and it gives promise of being an unusual and lovely festival. Medora Ford, the quean, will take the role of the "Star Flower", and the character part of the Young Indian will be taken by Mary Shelton. The festival will begin at 4:30, and the faculty, student body, friends, and the people of Farmville are cordially invited to attend. In case of rain, the program will be postponed until Monday, May 9th.

Tennis Teams Win Matches

State Teachers College scored successes in their first intercollegiate tennis, winning 5 out of 7 matches last Wednesday against Blacksone College. Both colleges exhibited good playing. The following is a summary of the scores by matches: Singles: Dorothy Snedegar vs. Anna Gates, 6-0, 6-4. Jennie Hurt vs. Virginia Barrow, 6-3, 6-0. Mary B. Nelson vs. Nichols, 1-6, 5-7. Frances Edwards vs. Ora Deane, 6-4, 6-0. Doreen Smith vs. R. Gray, 1-6, 4-6. Doubles: Hurt and Snedegar vs. Gates and Deane. 6-2, 6-2. MISS POTTS CHOSEN Nelson and Edwards vs. Barrow JUNIOR CLASS MAN and Gary, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. Return matches will be played at Miss Virginia Potts was unaniFarmville, May 24. mously elected classman for the Junior Class of '33. She has been the devoted classman of the Sophomore BETA PI THETA HAS NEW MEM HERS Class through the year 1931-32. She has given her untiring efforts toThe Pi Zeta Chaper of Beta Pi ward making this year a successful one, and it has been through her and Theta announces the following new her helpers that the cla baa achiev- members: Charlotte Parrish ed what it has. As this year comes to Virginia Brinkley a close it is to ht;r that the incoming Sarah Rowell Junior Class turns unanimously as Agnes Smith the pilot for the year 1932-'33.


THE ROTUNDA, WEDNESDAY. MAY 4, 1932

THE ROTUNDA

DAY DREAMS

»yfr») Member Southern Inter-Collegiate Newspaper Association Member Intercollegiate Pr< >n of Virginia Published Weekly by Students of the State Teachera College, Farmville, Virginia Entered as 2nd cla ter Mi L921, at the Poat Office of Farmville, Virginia, undei 79 Subscripl i per y< ROTUNDA STAFF Editor-in-Chief Associate Editor

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CLEO QUISENBERRY. '32 DOT SNEDEGAR. '33 DOROTHY WOOLWINE. "34 CARRIE DESHAZO. 33 Proof Reader VIRGINIA BRINKLEY. '34 Associate Proof Reader ALICE ROWELL, '34 Managers Business Manager Assistant Business Manager Circulation Manager Assistant Circulation Manager

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Our Festival The sound of Indian music emerging from the scenes of practice! tells that the May Daj Festival of this year has an unusual and different theme. The costumes and the dances are unlike those of past years and pn to be even more beautiful. The theme taken from an Indian legend has been carefully worked out. The amphitheatre at Longwood will be an ideal setting for the councils of the braves and the dances of the Indians. The Festival promises to be among the best that we have ever done. I'.y cooperating with the able directors we, as students, can help make the May Day a success. We can do this hy attending practices faithfully and promptly and by doing our particular parts in the host way W6 can. Many visitors will be present, Saturday. Let's do everything that will make this May Day Festival of 1932 beautifully successful.

Appreciation A year ago today the Rotunda Stall' of 1981-32 met and planned their first issue of the paper. Today the last Rotunda

issued by the stall' is published. As members of that staff, we wish to express our appreciation for the cooperation and help that have been given us. We have enjoyed this year, it has been a pleasure to be able to write and edit the neWB of the school. To the new staff, we give our best wishes. With a hand of capable members and with the cooperation they will he given, we feel confident of the success of the Rotunda of 11)32-33.

Who is there who has never dreamed I da;. that even our l profound realist have had ome moments of day dreaming In IT lives; while many of our famous men have been very id Some one has .said that all the real things in the work! h. by dreamer.-,. ri I ms to be \ true when we con.m< 11 things that we think are great ory of our world. Supi be 'hi with Noah his ark. Who but visions would trust themselves to a woo ark, and that before the i They were dn and did not stop for reasoning. Take our late President Wilson, for i xample. He was a dreamer in a true sense. His League cf Nation p] I hows this clearly. He looked forward and dreamt I of a lime when th re would be perfect peace among the nations of the world through th; union. Edgar Allan Poe. our poet, has been called "the dreamer." His works ewe much to his feverish dreams, as they express his dreams of something he has not attained; and his yearning for the ideal was both of the heart and of the imagination. Cecil Rhodes, the great British statesman, who did so much toward uniting the British Empire, was idealistic. He believed that an association of races was necessary for the peace of the world. He dreamed of creating a connecting chain of British possessions. Dreams and ambitions are so closely correlated that it seems that anyone with ambition is. of necessity, a dreamer. He dreams of the time when his ambition will be realized. The dreams of these great men helped accomplish what they did by looking forward and glimpsing a vision of the future. However, I did not mean this to be a discussion of dreamers, but of daydreaming itself. It has its advantages and disadvantages as does everything else; and I warn you, Reader, bsfore I begin a discussion of these, that I am slightly inclined to be an advocate of day-dreaming. I shall have to admit the relative value of my adversaries point that day dreaming often hinders success rather than aids it. This is true when the person tends to dream so much that he fails to act. He may have an ambition which is worth striving toward; yet, in his pleasure of dreaming that the ambition has alread\ b2en realized, he may forget to strive Are his dreams here sufficient recompense for the goal he has failed to reach, you ask? Of course. I may answer that in dreaming he does not realize his loss; yet, I admit that not only his loss is concerned, but loss of benefit others may have derived from his success. I realize also that the physical and mental reactions to day-dreaming are not always the bast. A person who dreams too much may become moody and nervous. My answer to this is that with the swiftness of the change of thoughts that pass through our minds, we are not apt very often to dream so much of one thing that it will unbalance us permanently. There may be exceptions, turbed tempoiarily euher mentally or however, and often one may be disphysically. 'then, day-dreaming often makes us temporarily lazy. An example of this may be found here at school. We may be studying and suddenly think of something that happened Easter. When this happens, dear Reader.simply put your books away . enjoy yourself in the re-hving of a wonderful holiday. I say this because anyone who has had the experience will know that it is useless to try to resume studying. Just be sure that this door does not occur too often. (Continued on page 4)

Among Our Caps And Gowns AND THEN CAME DAWN Dreamless sleepless night Whpn staring eyes saw not the beautv of the night, i Imitless, endless nighl When dawn seemed to stop in the distance. Then— Starless, clear blue sky When night seemed to cover all in a thick veil. Wondrous, beautiful thought That cm ed me to wander to the open window—. Looking, seeing nothing Except the clear dark expanse of night Miracles, ever happening— For such a one God wrought in the coming of dawn.

FASTER SOUDERS When one thinks of Easter, he is reminded of sturdy white dogwood in a rough setting, of hair blown b from a frank, open face—of highnecked rs and American girlhood in all its glory. People never question Easter's ability to do anything requiring either Ingenuity or hard work—she fairly breaths activity and is unquestionably one of the most versatile and accomplished of this year's "Who's Who". She is dramatic, having done splendidly as one of the characters in the spring production by the Dramatic Club, "The Ivory Door." As Literary Editor of this year's annual, she has shown remarkable ability along the line of writing. Easter's poetry, contributed to the Rotunda and other literary productions, has long since been recognized as a part cf her talented self. Yet when she dons her gym clothes and flashes in and out down the smooth floor with a basketball tucked under a muscular and capable arm, one would never guess the myriad of beautiful thoughts she carries in her head—embryonic verse ready to jot dewn at odd moments in a busy lifetime. She is musical, and her intellectual abilities have been recognized in her election to Kappa Delta Pi. Beta Pi Theta, and Pi Gamma Mu. She is one of Alpha Kappa Gamma's outstanding leaders, and the spirit of Joan of Arc has truly become embedded in her heart. Above all things she is true to her Alma Mater, and the honors placed upon her all during her four years' career have been well deserved. Many years from now, memories of ivy-covered walls, perennial blossoms, and quiet columns will still be redolent with those of a girl whose character and deeds have been such an integral part of our school.

Quiet—calm—peace— No sign of life—the darkest hour had come. And then—as one who sees a vision I saw the veil of night lifted and— Gradually it was carried out of sight As quietly as the coming of fog. The gentle, easy lifting As though some Knowing Hand Pulled back the curtain And revealed the picture God had painted. At first it seemed dull-gray— Then a yellow glow—of warmth—of love— That suffused the world With the knowledge of its beauty. I drew back— Had I the right to enjoy so lovely a thing When all the world was sleeping? But yes—I saw—I felt— "I was a part of all that I had met." So I turned to enjoy the rosy hue of the coming of dawn. D. V. R.

A DREAM Scarce had soft slumbers Sealed my weary eyes. Subdued my troubles Calmed my anxious sighs. Ere there arose Before my fancied view An Angel form— For it resembled You! M. P. L.

ON GEORGE WASHINGTON Hail Washington. Columbia's elorious chief— Tmmortal hero Who rests beneath this stone While Columbia mourns In plaintive sighs of crief Her friends, her father And her founder gone. M. P. L.

TO YOU Just ns I look Through my window pane A' a Soring storm With its cooling rain. I'll look at the anger In your eyes Which makes me half afraid Then again more wise. V. P. L.

DISILLUSIONMENT While reading o'er your old love letters The nasty shock of disillusionment Comes with a blow that stuns and

CORRECTION

CLEO QUISENBERRY

In last week's Rotunda. Honey Hamilton was named as Undergraduate Representative of the Y. W. C. A. This should have been: Honey Hamilton. Freshman Counselor, and Grace Row-ell. Undergraduate Representative.

It was once said of Cleo that she was a person who did a great many worthwhile things without credit— little things that nobody thinks of thanking people for, but things that require time and painstaking attention. Continued on page three

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All hope for the future except that of a cynic.— You did this to me. this cruel thing, But I'm not blaming you—you and your pride. You're Stronger than I, and that's the reason why You and your dreams live on and I and mine die. Jac Morton, '34


THE ROTUNDA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1932

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Then urged by the maiden— They seemd to be laden With songs and dances of spring. These they happily shared With all the crowd there And seemed to enjoy their parts. And then as each finished She helped to fill the space In the basket—her place And part of good wishes— To the Juniors and Best of all to—Miss Moran.

(A HI NET HOLDS MORNING WATCH Last Thursday morning, just at the beginning of a day's work, the Y. W. C. A. Cabinet met in the little sitting room for a few moments of devotional sci vice. Sue Yrnman told a beautiful little story illustrating the fact that every kindness, no matter how small, appears large in the eyes of Jesus. After the story, a short prayer found its way to the Father's throne.

(LEO QUISENHERRY Continued from page two Outstanding in athletic and literary circles, she has served her school long and well. Fcr four years she has been on her class teams in every sport and has played varsity hockey, volley ball and baseball. Playing for the joy of playing and to add glory to her colors, red and white, or blue md while, she has helped to maintain a high standard of sportsmanship and all that that means. President cf the Monogram Club her Junior year, she was re-elected for tin vi a r by a group proud of her leader hip, Alpha Kappa Gamma, recIzing her ability and influence •led her to membership last fall. Serving on the staffs of all three of the school publications she has shown both business and literary ability. She has led in many other lines as vice-president of her literal y society, as publicity manager of the Diamatic Club and most efficient lv ai treasurer of the Senior class. One of Cleo's greatest abilities is that Of being a friend. When one has her friendship, one has something strong and true and everlasting.

SENIOR-SOPHOMORE PICNIC AT LONGWOOD "We are the Senior. Sophomores are we"—if you don'* believe it. juit someone who attended 'he picnic at Longwcx d Prid ly e. The sister classes went back to their childhood day :v.v.\ played "Keep Away," "The Farmers In the Dell" and Other rallies. The amphitheatre was the -cone of great festivity. The splashes of color from the costumes of the gypi ainst the green setting made a picture worthy of any ar I it's paint brush. Prom tins happy throng arose excited laughter and yells made by the seniors and sophomores as they played "Keep Away." Scon the gypsy call sounded, and the happy girls clambered up the hill to find a table beautifully decorated with dogwood blossoms and heavily ladened with delicious hot dogs, rolls, mustard, dopes more than you've ever seen before!' bananas, and marshmallowf. Just back of the tables a crackling fire invited the girls to roast the weenies and marshmallows in its flames While everyone was eating, a most original gypsy orchestra under the direction of Alma Foster played with the same genuine "pep" that was discontinued on last page

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► LILY PONS WILL SING MAY 1STII IN LYNCHBURG Lily Pons. world famous coloratura soprano, will sing In the Lynchburg auditorium. May 13. at 8:30 P. M. Lily Pons was born in Cannes of an Italian mother and a French father. When a girl sh? studied piano at the Paris Conservatoire. She only recently took up the study of singing and made her debut less than four years ago in Lokme at Mulhouse. From then on she has sky-rocketed in popularity and fame. This is now her second American season, which ushers her in as the most ta!ked-of singer of our day. This slight, almost childlike little prima donna has captured the imagination of the public. Superlatives are showered upon her and recordbreaking demonstrations of applause of quarter-hour duration are given to her. In a word, as the critic of the Cleveland Plain Dealer remarked. "A it public is hers, to have and to hold." WORLD NEWS Clipped Here and There When a man buys a meal in the Canadian Province of Quebec he is not only appeasing his own hunger, but aiding the hospitals. Not that restaurant food has been found to keep the sick lists down, but. under a measure passed by the last Legislature a 5 per cent tax must be paid on all meals costing thirty-five cents or more. Startling news for America is the omission of any provision for wardebt payments from the British budget. Ireland has the pleasure of worryin* over a deficit just 2 per cent of tnat of Uncle Sam. Columbia University will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Professor Dodgson. who wrote "Alice in Wonderland" and signed it "Lewis Carroll" thinking it too undignified for a professor of mathematics. Sometimes undignified things are mere important than others. The learned Dodgson will be remembeied for his "Alice" not for his books on Euclid. Mrs. Hargreaves. the original ' little Alice" for whom the book was writen, now 80 years old, comes to eelbrate the anniversary of one who made her famous. Was Shakespeare laughing at us when he spoke of times "as flush a May"? Richard Louis Sprague, American Consul, recently recsived hundreds of congratulations on the anniversary of American Consular representation at Gibraltar by the Sprague family.

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Ruth Atkins spent the week-end In Martinsville. • • • Helen Shawen was in Newport News this week-end. • • • Medora Ford and Catherine Mer- Mosby and Margaret Barker attendchant spent the week-end in Lexing- ed the dances in Chapel Hill this week-end. ton. • • • Margaret Banks. Mary Conway. Mary Burgess Fraser was in Celia Jones, and Mary Scott Martin Blackstone this week-end. • • • were in Orange this week-end. • • • Mary Shelton, Honey Hamilton Anna Knox spent the week-end in and Irwin Staples were visiting In Norfolk. Burkeville this week-end. The following girls spent the v end in Richmond: Kathryn Rogers, Betty Watts, Martha Sanders, Emma Littleton, Margaret Young, Inez Martin. • • • Elma Rawiings was in Lawrenceville this week-end. » • • Charlotte Oakey spent the weekend in Salem. • • • Mary Ellen Johnson, Helen Smith Alice Marshall, Elizabeth Mason. Justine Cutshall, Mary Howard, Lucille Owen, Garnett Hodges, Mamie Barnes. Emily Meadows, and Frances Graham were in Roanoke for the week-end. • • * Winifred Pugh and Ambler Lee were in Charlottesville this week-end. • • • Jean McClure spent the week-end in Spottswood. • • « Patty Ellison, Nancy Boykin, Ruth and Mamie Showalter were vistors in Kenbridge this week-end. • • • Sara Beck was in Dinwiddie this week-end. • • • Thelma Walsh, Vernie Oden "Chic"

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THE ROTUNDA, WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1932 ANOTHER DEATH BLOW Red and Whites and the Gr.->en and Whites are froing to play baseball next Wednesday. It's an old Farmville story, but it is .still a good one. •ne out and yell for your team." It takes more than team to win the me. The old Thanksgivin: bi lii y are going to et: Sophomores vs. Freshmen .... May 10 Seniors vs. Juniors May 11 Champ; "ames May 13 What color will be on the color cup?

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Singer: "I say, old chap, whal I 11 I do if they a k me to i b Candid Friend: "Why, sing of COUrw U will be their own fault." TV acher: "Are you lau thing at me?" Class i m chorut i: "No!" Teacher: "Well, what else is there in the room to laugh at?" Profess r: "Please follow the work on the board." Student: "Where is it going?" What about the co-ed who. for six days, wrote in her diary: "Went to bed early"? The seventh day there was one word—"Suicide." One reason for the eii ion is that so many people follow Webster—they put "invest" before 'investigate."

INTERCOLLEG1A TE "Ring Around the Rosey", "Farmer in the Dell" and other childn games are reported to be popular at fraternity and sorority parties at the University of Washington.—Campus Comments. "The early bird gets the worm" must be the spring motto of the W«'st Point cadets, who have succeeded in changing their rising hour from 6:20 to 5:50 A. M.—Exchange, According to the Dean of the University of Nebraska, love, intoxication, and faculty intelligence are the reasons for freshmen flunking out of college.—The Sun Dial. At Louisiana Tech the craze of mav.a/ine cover artist* for a prevailing type of feminine beauty has taken its toll of the campus. Red hair is the fad. Yale College has a sophomore who is paying much of his way throu h college by washing dogs.—N. S. F. A. Emory University According to Coach Jelf D. McCord the athletic association is planning on bringing to Emory next year for

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Continued from paw two I have apparently mad-5 the disadi of day-dreaming appear as eemi-advai I i ye, didn't I warn you at the beginning that I was in favor of it? Her? are my reasons. First, dreams are to me inspirations I dream, and I am inspired to make that dr am come true, to make it real. I think I must have lived on dream i; for, as long as I can remember I have dreamed and worked with realization of these dreams in view. At present, to the world, my drsamfl appe ir to be centered around teaching school, as that seems to be what I am striving toward. Of course. I do dream of that; but I have another dream which inspires me. Prom not to tell? Well. I dream of being a news reporter; and I work with that end in view; hence, this disri ion which will aid me in my future writings. I dream also to "Chace Away the Blues." Who doesn't get blue once in B while when he is away at school? When I feel the blues coming I begin dreaming. Strange to say. at these times I had rather dream of something sad: my pet story beinf*— oh. I must keep seme things to myself. I dream for consolation. When we have lost a class game; for instance, the hurt is eased bv imaiining that we won, and soon the loss is forgotten. The lact advantage of day-dreaming is for pastime. When everyone else is away, and I've read all the books in my room, and I've completed my studying, and I begin to feel bored. I dream! When I have rone to bed. and my roommate drops off to sleep immediately, while I am restless and cannot sleep. I dream! This is when I enjoy dreaming the most. I make up the most pleasant and exciting stories, and. of course. I a malways the heroine. While these dreams will never come true they afford me the greatest amount of enjoyment possible at this time. Probably you will not agrse with me when I say that the advantages of day-dreaming overbalance the <!i advantages. I think that they do, if day-dreaming is not carried to such an extent that it will be harmlul rather than helpful. There should be some limti to it. I am sure, however, that you will all agree with me as to the truth of the line of one of our older popular songs, "I'm a dreamer, but aren't we all' to a certain degree? Nell Clingenpeel, Essay Class.

of instructive moving pictures of sports, how they should be played, and how they are played by the ex- Marshall College students who made perts of today.—The Emory Wheel. a trip to Harlan. Kentucky, to see mining conditions, report that the Six hairs said to have been cut so-termed "bloodthirsty" Harlan does from Qeorge Washington's h ad have not exist, and that the only really been given to the New York Public "tough" looking man they saw proved Library.—Tulane Hullabaloo. to be an iceman.

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FIELD AND TRACK SENIOR SOPHOMORE PRACTICES HELD PICNIC AT LONGWOOD The last part of th? athletic season is given to field and track. Here is a chance for everyone. If you run. jump and throw, then just come out and see how much you really can do. A schedule for field and track has been posted so come out and practice from 4 to 6 P. M. eery afternoon. Only ten practices are required for eligibility in Field Day. Come and and break a college record and in 80 doing give yourself 25 points toward a blazer, and give your class a few points toward the color cup. If you are tired and worn out, if you don't know what to do with yourself, and if you did know, you would want to do it—if in other words you have contracted a severe case of spring fever—here's the cure —come cut on the athbtic field and work! The fourth anniversary of the founding of Freshman Barefoot Day by Kappa Si?ma Kappa was observed today when the first-men shed thenshoes and welcomed spring in a hilarious manner. Back in 1929. fhe local spirit fraternity, after prolonged consultations with medical authorities and specialists on athletes' foot, inaugurated the first Barefoot Day in the history of th? Institution. -The Gameccck. We sometimes wonder how students at other colleges manage to get up in time to get to 8 o'clock classes when there is no such thin.* as the reveille squad to pour forth questionable harmony upon the unoff?nSive and slightly startled atmosphere. At Marshall College some of the devices used to brew up the bewitching spell of Morpheus include: alarm decks clattering in dish pans, clothes, i oak"d in ice water, concentration on the time of attempted rising before going to sleep, and noises conveniently made by neighbors. — "Va. Tech. The results cf a questionnaire submitted to the girls at Stephens College show that "dates" were the least popular pastime. Dancing led the list of hobbies. We may be wrong, but it seems as though dates usually have some connection with dancing, or sumpthin'.—Wo-Co-Ala.

EA€0 THEATRE PROGRAM MAY 5 to 11

Continued from page three played by all the Seniors and Sopho| mores. Mi's Potts announced a treasure hunt after everyone had finished eatIng. Very soon the pot of gold was discovered by Velma Petiy. As a reward, she was crowned "Queen of the May". The orchestra played, the court entered, and Miss Bedford crowned the queen with garlands of wild flower.-! Just before leaving Longwood. everyone enjoyed playing some more games and then began the homeward journey, feeling tired but happy! Who says the Seniors and Sophomores aren't a happy crowd? The Sophomores made delightful hostesses and gave a most attractive party. The Seniors feel very proud of their sister class.

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THURS. and FRIDAY.—ROBERT MONTGOMERY in "BUT THE FLESH IS WEAK," with Nora Gregor, Nils Asther and Heather Thatcher. A new love technique has reached the screen and it threatens to become popular. It's a bit daring ]—some may think it fresh—try it i and see what happens to you. The daring of a Casanova; the finesse of a Don Juan. Love-making is brought up to date as Bob Montgomery, as a light-hearted, devil-may-care lover, who wouldn't take "no" for an answer, woos one woman for her wealth and another for her caresses. Your own flushed cheeks will remind you of the moments you've missed when you see Bob charm hearts. Racy, rollicking romance that's delightfulThe Convenient Store ly different anc?—deliciously daring. Also specially selected comedy. SATURDAY—JOAN BENNETT & FOR GOOD JOHN BOLES in "CARELESS LATHINGS TO DY." RETURN ENGAGEMENT by POPULAR DEMAND! This picture EAT AND DRINK was so well liked that we are returning it for one day only. Don't miss it.

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