MISS BRADFIELD IS RECOG- NIZED IN EDUCATIONAL CIRCLES
1 Volume I LAGRANGE, GEORGIA, FEB Number 2 OUR Y. W. C. A. HISTORY "Our College "Y", one of the oldest As...
LAGRANGE, GEORGIA, FEB. 1922
OUR Y. W. C. A. HISTORY
to a Bible Conference? Was she going to be a Missionary? She had not thought of it before, but the somewhat sarcastic questions by those of that little town stuck in her heart to be considered. The consecration of the Association Secretaries, the earnrttness of the Bible teachers, the inspiring messages from missionary leaders were not to be forgotten. Our own Miss Laura Haygood, from China, was present, giving her forceful messages in such a quiet gentle way. No wonder that the young woman from LaGrange returned home with two definite purposes,—to organize a Y. W. C. A., and if God permit, to become a foreign missionary. At L. C, the faculty and- students were rather indifferent to Association work, knowing very little about it, but an organization was started with thirty members, or more. There was a Bible class for personal workers, and a Mission Study % class—a very new thing then. But the very next year there was one hundred per cent membership of the teachers and students in the dormitory in the Association; also there was a town division meeting weekly at the noonhour, and at the end of that year, every dormitory student was a Christian and a church member. Each year LaGrange College has sent her delegates to the Summer Conference; many girls have become Christians and church workers; many more have become Volunteers, and as teachers, or missionaries, have found work in Cuba, Mexico, Brazil and Ch'na. Much of this has been due to our Y. W. C. A.. There is much glorious work ahead, we know. MISS MAIDEE SMITH.
"Our College "Y", one of the oldest Associations in women's colleges in the South, was a charter member, with a very few other Associations, of the (then called) Gulf States Division of the International Y. W. C. A., of the United States and Canada. Our faculty was represented on the Board of the Gulf States Division, this representative of our college later becoming a life-member of that Board. Meetings of the Board were then held in Atlanta. To go back to the beginning of our "Y" work in LaGrange, we must motion the visit to our school, in the spring of 1895, of Miss Annie Bradshaw, an International Y. W. C. A. Secretary, who told us of the first Summer Conference for Southern students (women) to be held at Rogersvillo, Tennessee, the following June. At the Synodical College, in (hat beautiful little mountain town, a LaGrange delegate sat among about forty owier teachers and students, representing a few Southern schools, all agreeing that the June weather was glorious, and that such inspiring meetings had never been held before. In the little town, however, opinions were divided. Many thought the Conference was purely to persuade young women to be missionaries, or definite Christian workers; others thought the meetings smacked too greatly of—horrible thought!—Woman's Rights! Twenty-seven year? ago', to be interested in Woman's R!ght3 (though that had no conncc '.Oil with ih's Conference, whatever), enough to ostracize one. The leaders were women, and they were directing public conferences, so sureMISS BRADFIELD IS RECOGly they must lie forward women, of NIZED IN EDUCATIONAL the aggressive type, thought the town. The welcome was not so corCIRCLES dial as it would have been years iater. LaGrange College is especially forThe delegate from LaGrarge was tunate this year in having as a mem 1 more than once why she came ber of .ts faculty Miss Stella Brad
fieid. She is at present the head of ^he Education Department in the college. This particular department values her very highly, as she has done some special research work at Columbia University along all methods of practice teaching and normal training. Her ability and excellences in her knowledge of this work aro being wonderfully manifested in the courses she is offering for pupils desiring the pedagogical training. We are still more proud of her, on finding out that a recent article of hers on "Observation, Participation and Practice Teaching for a Liberal Arts College," has been accepted as one of the best of its kind ever written. It has been published in the monthly magazine of the "Educational Administration and Supervision." Her theories in this article have been accepted by some of the leading educators of America. Miss Bradfield is putting into practice special programs for Observation and Participation, which have been so skillfully arranged by her, among her pedagogical pupils. These plans of Miss Bradfield's have proven to be very successful. We feel confident our college, backed by her progressive spirit, will continue to make rapid strides along pedagogical lines.
SOCIAL NEWS Rev. and Mrs. J. M. Hawkins, of Decatur, spent the week-end with Misses Ethel Edwards and Geneva Clark. Rev. Hawkins preached at the First Methodist church in LaGrange Sunday evening. *** * Mrs. J. O. Sutton and her daughter, Mrs. Thomas Harper,- of Ocilla, attended the voice recital of Miss Alice Sutton. Mrs. Harper was formerly Miss Fannie Sutton, a student of LaLaGrange College. v * * * * Miss Nina Lynn, of Decatur, spent the week-end with Misses Gladys and Miriam Spruell.
&he SCROLL Published monthly by the Quill Drivers' Club of LaGrange College. Application made for entry at Postoffice at LaGrange, Ga., as second class mail matter Jan. 29, 1922, under the Act of March 3, 1879.
thanks for this to Mr. Russell Brown, of Atlanta, who is a good friend of the college, and who has helped us in more ways than one. We take this space to thank him for his timely and much appreciated contribution to the Scroll.
The whole college household is divided up into sympathizers with either one side or the other. Who does not thrill at the remembrance of the annual Junior-Senior debate? What vivid pictures everybody has of the auditorium crowded to its greatest capacity, of the stirring music of the band as the debaters march in on separate sides, followed by their sympathizers! What vigorous yells rend the air, magnifying the "pep" and enthusiasm of the adherents of each side! This strong class spirit spurs the debaters on to do their best. For, backed by such loyalty, they forget the critical attitude of the judges, and the speakers, full of zeal for their respective sides, wax eloquent, becoming veritable "Patrick Henrys." It is truly "the thrill that comes once in a lifetime." For who would not be thrilled when she thinks of that beautiful Fuller E. Callaway loving cup, that is to be awarded the victors? The crown of laurel could not have possibly meant more to the ancient Greeks than this beautiful cup does to the modern L. C. girls. The Juniors have a mental picture of the cup further adorned with a bow of green and white ribbon, while the Seniors think a bow of purple and white ribbon is really the necessary finishing touch to this already beautiful cup. Each side is trying to uphold its colors which mean so much to the respective classes and from the great effort that is being put forth on both sides, this bids fair of being one of the best and most hotly contested debates in the history of LaGrange College.
The work of the LaGrange College fifty cents a se- Alumnae and Former Students' Asmester. sociation for the year has been organizing local chapters in every Editorial StafT: Mabel White, '22 Editor in Chief town and city where there are as Lura Frances Johnson, '22 Ex. Ed. many as four or five graduates or B. A. Teasley, '24 Business Mgr. former students. Quite a number of Varina Dunbar, '24 Proof Reader these local chapters have been formGladys Spurrell, '25, Advertising Mgr. ed and a list of the officers and Margaret McDonald, '22 __ Cir. Mgr. members sent in to the central organization at LaGrange. Reporters: The Alumme Associations believe Senior ___ Eloise Fullbright that through these local chapters the Junior Lois Brand best possible work for the college Sophomore Margaret Smith can be done. It is of much imporFreshman Velma Folds tance to the college to have interested Sub-Freshman Elizabeth Butler workers in each locality whom we Special Josephine Ward may notify when we have inquiries Mezzo fantian Annie de Jamette about the college. The local AlumIrenian Mary Lane nae can visit the interested girls and Y. W. C. A. Elizabeth Jones give valuable information about the college that it would be difficult to COLLEGE DIRECTORY communicate by correspondence. It Class Presidents: is the personal touch that counts. Senior Mabel White The college is proud of her gradJunior Lois Brand uates, and feels that they are the Sophomore Sarah Brown Freshman Annie de Jamette best advertisement she can have. Lapeople to Special Mary Leggitt Grange College wants know that you belong to her. Big Sub-Freshman Elizabeth Cline notices in the papers regarding meetings held and those in attendance, Literary Societies: will keep before the public your Mezzofantian __ Margaret McDonald strong and abiding interest in the Irenian Jerradine Brinson college. President Y. W. C. A. __ Leila Cotton Has an organization been perfected Pres. Student-body __L_ Mabel Cline in your town ? If there has not been, Pros. Quill Drivers' Club, Mabel Cline will you write today for information Pres. Athletic Ass'n., Eloise Fullbright and see that your group has a part Pres. Dramatic Club, May Dee Wilson in the upbuilding of the college? Pres. Glee Club Mary Leggitt Through the splendid gifts that have Through the courtesy of Mr. H. T. Quillian, The Shuttle Editor had the lately come to the college, she has FEBRUARY 1922 the brightest prospects in the history honor of making an address last Sunday night in LaGrange College, subPossibly close observers will notice of her life. After Will you have a part in the work? ject, "Women in Industry." that this issue of The Scroll is much paying a high tribute to local indusmore adorned, much more artistic than our last issue. Maybe you will The fight is on. The opposing sides trial organizations and our ideal mill be so pleased with our new heading on have clashed and each is struggling communities, Mrs. Thomas stated the front page that you will not turn to be victor. The annual Junior- that she"d be glad to prove the asserto discover what is on the inside. We Senior debate is now the chief topic tions to any who would "go visiting" hope to make improvements of some of conversation at LaGrange College. with her. Her address was interestkind every month, for we intend to The subject is, "Resolved, that the ing and enjoyable, judging from the be progressive. We intend to reach United States should cancel the Eu- hearty congratulations received.—The higher standards every month because ropean debt," and the Juniors have Shuttle. of our last effort. But the adornment chosen the negative side. The Juof the "Scroll" we take no credit for niors are to be l-eprescnted by Misses Mr. M. J. Beck, of Nelson, spent ourselves, for it is not our idea that Emily Park and Lois Brand, while several days at the college, the has been worked out so beautifully to the Seniors are to be represented by guest of his daughter, Miss Fov decorate our front page. We owe Misses Leila Cotton and Mabel White. Beck. Subscription rate,
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WITH THE SENIORS As soon as the strenuous days of examinations were over, fortune, in the form of entertainments smiled upon the Seniors. Miss Ethel Pike entertained the class at her home on Park Avenue, on the evening of the 28th. Music, songs and games were features of the evening's entertainment. At the close of the evening delicious cream and cake were served. The guests included the members of the class and Misses Daugherty and Boozer, of the faculty. February 4, a most delightful weekend house party was given by Mrs. J. L. Johnson, of '86, for the Senior class. The party which was given Saturday evening marked an exceptionally bright spot in the career of the class. The decorations were in purple and white, the class colors. The favors were dainty little purple and white maidens, wearing caps and gowns. Progressive games were played, and in the midst of the fun delightful refreshments were served. The last, but by no means the least feature of the visit, was the birthday dinner given Sunday in honor of Miss Lura Frances Johnson. The table was beautifully decorated and bountifully loaded. Great was the excitement over blowing out the candles and cutting the cake. After vain attempts to miss their train by punctures, blow-outs, slow watches, etc., the guests safely departed en the 3:30 train for LaGrange.
While the Senioi-s were on their way to West Point, Saturday afternoon, the Juniors busied themselves with rummaging their trunks and wardrobes. Saturday evening revealed the secret of the afternoon's search. The Juniors attired in Senior caps and gowns, followed their sponsor into the dining hall very sedately and took places at the Senior table, appropriately decorated for the occasion. Throughout dinner these Junior lassies very skillfully did their part to supply a Senior class. Just before the students left the dining hall, Mr. Thompson, amid much applause, introduced the Seniors of '23. A telegram of congratulations from the seniors of '22 made the evening complete.
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theless, they gained them. We just have to hand LaGrange High School the bouquets when it comes to playing basketball. The Freshmen squad, composed of "The Spruells," Dorminey, Braswell and Cowden, fought like young Amazons for the game; but the Fates were against us—and who can argue against these vengeful powers? But—laying all jokin' aside—our girls did mighty well, and we are proud of them. When one takes into consideration the facts that they were out of practice, were playing their first outside game, and were using boy's rules for the first time this season, they just can't help from admitting their spirit and determination. Yes, we are veritable Portias when it comes to defending the Freshmen class, any part, division, sub-division, property or organization belonging to it—'cause we jes' know. And now, people, we want you to take notice. The very next time this here Freshmen team goes out to play basket ball, she's going out to win— no doubt about it. The first team that heaves in sight will see V-I-CT-O-R-Y shining all over our faces so hard that if a fly were to land on any individual visage, it would skid and break its neck, presto! Nothing daunts us, and when LaGrange High School comes up for her return game, there's going to be a faint tinge of excitement in the atmosphere that surrounds this sacred hilltop. Verily and truly, we can't decide which is the best team any way— the Freshmen or the Varsity. So far we have been the Waterloo to every class squad on the hill (conceit!) and we simply can:t help being proud of it. Furthermore, we intend to make just as good an outside record as we have acquired on the campus. So to all would-be champions, we articulate these words: "Stop, Look and Listen," 'Cause the Freshmen team Sho'ly are comin.'—Selah.
Social events among the Freshmen contingent have been few and far between this month. The most momentous event of the past few weeks was the basket ball game between our team and the High School girls, which was pulled off the night of Friday, the tenth, in the new Higii school Miss Mattie Lou Wilson and Miss gymnasium. Velma Folds spent the week-end at The entire student-body turned out Miss Fold's home, in Carrollton. in flying colors, and with "pep" and enthusiasm galore, we marched hilariously into the place of combat. The game' started, and it was an C..W. SUTHERLIN exciting one throughout. Our girls WATCHMAKER AND JEWELER put up a stiff fight, and the High LaGrange, Georgia School members had to battle for Wilh LaGranse Jewelry S" Ami Co. every point they gained. But, never-
THE MEZZOFANTIAN LITER- spirit that it is too good to be left And at last tiie judges go out of "The Scroll." It is evident With firm and steady tread, ARY SOCIETY To all Mezzos who have gone out from L. C. we send a challenge. Send us your present name, address, and occupation. Send us a contribution the Scroll. You, each and every one know how good it seemed to hear from home, or from friends, when you were school girla. Well, although we may be a little more flapperish than you were, we, too, like to hear from our homes and friends, and each new Mezzo considers each old Mezzo her friend. We are held together by the same ideals and standards that the Mezzofantian Literary Society has stood for since 1887, and so, we want to know what you are doing. We want you to help us, by telling us how you have gained success. We want you to tell us of your experiences, that we may follow in the paths in which you have led. We arc reminded of the story of the man and the tombstone. It was back in the good old days of horses and buggies, that a man, while driving through a cemetery, chanced to notice the inscription on one of the tomb stones. The inscription ran something like this: "As you are now, so once was I, As I am now, so will you be, Prepare for death, And follow me." The man stopped his horse, got out of his buggy, and with his knife carved the following: "To follow you, I'll not consent, Unless I know which way you went." Old Mezzos, if you would have the school girl Mezzos of today follow you, let us know which way you went. Our society is rather small this year. However, what we lack in quantity, we make up for in quality. How about helping us out with our quality by sending us a contribution for the Scroll? We need your support. Let us have it. Help us keep the Mezzo the grand old society that it has always been!
JRENIAN SOCIETY The only letter received from an Irenian of days gone by is so full of good cheer and characteristic Irenian
from the contents that the writer is still an Irenian 'thru and thru.' She has imparted much of her enthusiasm to the Irenian reporter, who wishes to quote ths letter verbatim. Dear "Miss Mary Lane":-rAlthough I have had the pleasure of knowing two Mary Lanes, you could not be either, as they are both married, but you are an Irenian and that is sufficient. If you care to know anything about me look me up. "An nie Mag Dunson," on the pictures in the "Prayer Hall," or ask Mr. Alwyn or Stella Bradfield. They can tell you anything you might want to know. As to the why of my writing, I have just received the first copy of "The Scroll," which so renewed my youth that I am enclosing a dollar for a dollar's worth, of "subscription" to the same. Also your "greetings" to the Irenians caused me to burst into rhyme in behalf of "old Irenians." Having spent seven years at old L. C, the college is very dear to me, and any advancement is always a cause of much rejoicing on my part. Good luck to "The Scroll," the Irenians and all the college girls. Cordially yours, ARGARET DUNSON DAVIS, LaGrange, Ga. I glanced but idly through "The Scroll"; My memories dormant lay and blurred, But chancing on that magic word, My muse awoke, aroused and stirred. That magic word—once more my soul Is flooded with a keen delight And thronging through my dormant brain Come memories of that gala night When Greek met Greek in firm array. What e'er might be their inward fright The Mezzos even flaunting black and gold Irenians, purple and white, And each in turn would take the stand Convincing sure as fate And hammer home those striking points To win the "Grand Debate" While loyal voices filled the air At each point driven down, Not only from the "College Girls" But all the boys in town,
Into each loyal throbbing heart. There comes that nameless dread. Your pulses beat, your hands turn cold, You tremble in your fright. You scarce can stand the agony And then oh, glorious sight; They're coming back, the time hi? come; Why will they be so slow? What makes them talk around the world ? Why can't they let you know ? And then a solemn breathless hush For the judge, with tact and grace, Says: "Though 'twas hard indeed to make a choice, The 'Irenians'' get first place." M. D. D.
Y. W. C. A. The Y. W. C. A. has been most fortunate in obtaining speakers for the Sunday vesper services during the month of February. We truly appreciate the advantages gained by hearing these messages from those already experienced in the work of service to others. On February 5, Rev. William B. Hays, rector of the Episcopal church of LaGrange, gave an excellent talk on the well-known words spoken by the Master, "Take up thy cross and follow me." He recalled to us not only the good rendered to others, but the satisfaction and joy that service brings to the follower himself. "Social Service" based on the scripture found in Matthew 25-34:46, among the last words spoken by Ohvint in his public ministry was the subject of the talk given at the college by Mrs. Ethel Dallis Hill, of LaGrange, Sunday, February 11. The message was delivered clearly and impressively and it is to be hoped that it caused sei-ious thought on the part of those who heard it. Interesting programs, which we hope may be carried out, have been planned for the remaining Sundays of the month. On the last Sunday in January, Mrs. Ethel Thomas, of Southwest LaGrange, gave "those present at the Y. W. C. A. service a glimpse into the life of the industrial world. Mrs. Thomas has visited mills all over the states and is widely known throughout the South. The talk was very interesing and made impressive the speaker's own personal experiences.
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are certainly mistaken. A moving point generates a line. The very idea of it generating heat." "Sara Brown's awfully quiet," said someone. "It reminds me of something I heard today — something ridiculous—I heard somebody say that Sarah was the quietest girl— Did you ever hear the beat?" "No," agreed Margaret, "who said that and where did they see her
member. Sakes alive! there goes that old study bell. We'll meet in the morning right after breakfast, and all of you be thinking about the party while you're studying." Reluctantly the meeting adjourned. The Sophomores sought their rooms to study, while they planned for the party. MARGARET SMITH.
PROGRESSIVE SPECIALS The Specials are always doing some special work, so it is hard to tell of all the attractive things they make and do. We have succeeded in getting up quite a class in "National Art." Miss Black has named it thus, because we paint pictures, china and various other things for our future homes. In the Domestic Art classes the girls are making their spring and summer wardrobes. It certainly will be like a flower garden when the girls blossom out in all their spring finery. Four of the girls may tell you what the Domestic Science classes are doing. One of these classes served a breakfast. V/e have not heard of any one having acute indigestion, so we think the breakfast went off successfully. You may know for yourself what the Musical Department is doing, as we all enjoyed the recital given in the past month. I believe all the work of the Specials has been mentioned for this mor.th. So be sure and watch our progress in next month's Scroll.
The Sophomores met at the request of their president, to make plans for a Valentine party. When the Sophomores meet business is usually subordinated to pleasure and it chanced that the conversation drifted to the hardships of a college student. try Lane chimed in: "These teachers think we don't have one thing to do but work for them. I'm quiet?" tired of getting up at four o'clock "Miss MacFarlane—She saw her in to study, and then getting a zero on Latin class.' my lessons. Jennie Lu, you don't Everybody looked at Sarah. "Why, look like you have a thing to do. i Sarah, that's nothing dreadful," You must be a bright student.'' I Elizabeth said. "All of us are quiet "Well," drawled Jennie Lu, not I in Latin. What are your cheeks so meaning to be conceited, "I guess I red about?" r.m. I can make the best excuses." "Nothing. I was only blushing "I never could sham a teacher," because I'd been so green," responded wailed Ruth. "If I start out feeling Sarah. my way, I'm always bound to get it "Well, there's something 1 don't wrong. Why, when one of them ask- know yet—do any of you ? Miss ed me if Napoleon was a general, I Maidce asked me why Moses didn't said 'yes,' although of course I take an elephant in the Ark. I read d.'dn't remember a battle he fought. my whole lesson through and eleIt looks like any teacher could have phant wasn't in it. I remembered heard that, but this one didn't and that it said he took in some of every sweetly asked: "Did you say 'no'?"| clean and unclean beast—and I told "Of course I thought I had made a! Miss Maidee that—and would you beMiss B. A. Teasley, of the Domesmistake and said 'yes, I said no. lieve it, everybody laughed at me." tic Science department, served a Napoleon never was a general.' I "No wonder child—Moses never very delightful breakfast to several wish you could have seen that with- did see the Ark. It was Abraham,": friends on Saturday morning. The ering look I got. And it was all her explained Mary. table was appropriately decorated and fault too. She ought to have listen"You mean Noah," corrected Lil- a delicious breakfast was served in ed the fir..t time." lian. a charming manner. Miss Teasley's "Oh," chimed in B. A. "I'd lots rath"Well, what difference does it make, guests were Misses Margaret Mcer they wouldn't listen. They wouldn't just so it wasn't Moses?" Donald, Annie de Jarnette, know how much I missed then." This question remained unanswered. Cantrell, and Velma Folds. "Well, who could learn a lesson Lily rose: "I don't think we make so many mistakes after all," she perfectly when they are all so long?" Misses Mabel and Myrtle Cline en';. "It's just that we get it mix- questioned Mary Ella. "Why we had tertained the Spanish Club Thursday ed or the teachers don't know. CS pages in English today." Mr. Rowan told me, in Chemintry "Go slow," cautioned Elizabeth. afternoon. Spanish games were playclass, that a moving point generated "You couldn't swear to that, could ed, and delicious refreshments were served. heat. I went straight from there to you ?" * ** * Geometry and Mr. Pettis said, 'what "I did, but I don't think anybody Mrs. W. D. Wilson is the guest of docs a moving point generate?' I heard me." "Who has thought of a good game her daughter, Miss Mary Dee Wilson. thought I did know that, so I said, 'Heat,' and would you believe it, he for the party?" remarked Sarah. She came to attend the dramatic regave me a long look, and said, "You, "That's what we met for, you re- cital of Miss Wilson. *
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regions to be used for a party. When the bell rang she rushed breathlessly into the Bible class room and exA Family Affair "Did you give the penny to the claimed: "Oh, Miss Maidee, won't you excuse me from Bible to go monkey, clear?" decorate hell?" "Yes, mama." "And what did the monkey do with SOLILOQUY it?" I know I ain't no shining star "He gave it to his father, who played the" organ."—The Literary I know how ugly my face are. But I don't mind it, I stops behind it, Digest. Folks out in front, they gets the jar. —Technique, The following extracts from examination papers may be of interest If McFingal wrote "McFingal to students of American literature: Dole," if the Prince wrote "The "Literature in America started Prince of Parthia," if an Indian wrote after the first colonies were estab"The Indian Burying Ground," and lished in America." if Will wrote "The Will and the "Franklin's Autobiography ranks Wing," did Leila write "The Cotton high in literature, because people Boll?" have always enjoyed reading it." "There are two kinds of literature: If these jokes are flat and slide, national and international. The kind And are not even droll, written in our country is national." You write out a funnier tale During a period when very little And send it to the Scroll. writing was done in America "literature was kept alive by a few men, President W. E. Thompson has such as Anne Bradstreet, who was returned from Birmingnam, Ala, a woman of unusual ability." where thirty Methodist colleges east The Feminine Viewpoint "Cooper doesn't make his women of the Mississippi were represented. attractive and interesting at all. His There important questions relating to descriptions are all good and he Methodist education were discussed. *** * draws wonderful characters for his The Y. W. C. A. entertained at a men." beautiful Valentine party, in the dinSub:—When do the Art pupils be- ing room. The tables were attractively decorated. Dainty red hearts gin giving their recitals?" served as place cards. Miss Sara WatMary Lane:—"I'm awfully glad kins, a Queen of Hearts, presented love is blind, for I think our house each person with a Valentine. Poems president will soon be so blind she were written by students at every can't tell when we keep our lights on table—each person wrote one line, without knowing what the others had after light bell." written. M^ss Bason's table was Senior:—"Well, I've learned three awarded the prize, a box of candy, for the best poem. new latin words today." *** * rrof:—"What are they?" The Freshmen basketball team lost Senior:—"De Amicitia." to the LaGrange High School team, Mattie Lou Wilson was helping to in a game played on the high school arrange a representation of the lower court last week.
Well, it actually happened! And, my! didn't we feel dignified? But I am about to tell what it was that "actually happened." On Saturday night, February the fourth, while the Seniors were away on a week-end house party, we Juniors, thanks to the Seniors' room-mates, stole the Senior caps and robes and paraded down to supper and took our places at the Senior table. We tried hard to be dignified, but, had it not been for the high stock collars which were part of the costume, we might have failed entirely. With them on we could not possibly forget for a minute. The girls sang to us and cheered us, and Mr. Thompson introduced us. Once in awhile we caught ourselves actually becoming thrilled, only to remember that it was all a joke—until next year. Then we will be both glad and sorry that it is all real. The biggest thing we are working toward now is the Junior-Senior Debate, which is to take place sometime in April. The debaters have been elected and by hard work and the support of their loyal sister classes, they are hoping to go over the top. Miss Hallie Smith entertained at dinner on Saturday evening, in honor of Miss Maude Han-is, of Emory University, an old LaGrange girl. The guests included Miss Christine Broome, Miss Irene Dillard and Mrs. Abbott, from the college.
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whether she was there for the purHarris—Little Boys: Hal Thomppose of painting her face or a picson and Harvey Reed, Jr. ture I could not tell you, judging 1. How Br'er Tarrypin Shows His GROCER from appearances, but I suppose for Strength—Mary Dee Wilson. the latter. Not being blessed with 2. The Deluge and How it Came That's all curls, like Miss Edwards, she had About—Emmie Batson. clipped her hair until it was slightly 3. Plantation Songs of Uncle Remus abbreviated above her ears. But, SCENES FROM THE —Ruth Hutcheson. nevertheless, she was very attractive, 4. How Br'er Rabbit Lost His Fine ACADEMY and is very popular in LaGrange. Bushy Tail—Jamie Sconyers. I heard of another who had been 5. Br'er Rabbit and the Wonderful Deep in their downy beds, a member of the class, but was no Tar Baby—Mildred Cobb. Nothing to fear, longer a member, as she has deserted PART II. Four little baby girls, the others and gone. But from Costume Interpretations—Mary Dee Bring up the rear, what I could hear she was very atWilson, assisted by Sussie Ogletree, Watched o'er by tender care, tractive and a leader among her Elizabeth Jones and Emily Park. Dimpled and sweet, school mates, being president of the 1. Pantomime—The Holy City—F. Some day they'll march too, class. E. Weatherby. When they can stand on their feet. And lastly comes Elizabeth Butler, 2. Narrative Poem—Zingarella—The Gypsy Flower Girl—E. L. McDonIn the month of February, while and she being a good friend of mine, ald. on a ffiur through LaGrange College, I will not tell of her faults and virmy route led me through the class- tues, but nevertheless, she is always 3. Dramatic Monologue — Madame Butterfly—John Luther Long. rooms of the "babes" or the sub- in for anything which tends toward PART III. freshman, and I became deeply in- a good time. And now, kind readers of The One-Act Play: terested in the four girls whom I met there. I was surprised at the un- Scroll, don't you think we have an "Her First Assignment" — Gladys Ruth Bridghom. usual brilliancy of these and I began interesting "baby class?." Although Characters: to investigate and to try to find out our quantity is small, still it is Mrs. Alice Gordon Sterling—a Very something of them, and I have found quality that counts in dear old L. C. them to' come up to my expectations. And 'this class having this element Young Matron; Ethel Edwards. WilThey were all very different, some of is a class which is known by all of berta Gordon, Billy, her sister, Milthem being gifted in one line - and :he college as one of the finest classes dred Warner. others in another. Hastening on I yet. But this class does not boast of Mrs. Craig Winter—Alyce Sutton. will give you a description of these 'ts superiority, but rather dwells up- Mrs. Harrison Folinshee—Lura Frances Johnson. girls as I found them in this month on its faults and defects and seeks to remedy them by study and hard Mrs. Rosemary Stephens—Mary Dee of February. Wilson. Having been told that one of the work. Do not forget them, and we will meet them again in next month's Frances Hidder—Alys Holmes. girls was interested in music I went : 'Seroll." Jacinth Carlysle—Pauline Boozer. back to what is called the practise A WAYFARER. Madge Hastings—Annie Lula Nilson. department, supposing that I would Mary Stoddard—Amanda Glenn. hear some classical selection, but hark! what did I hear? It did not DRAMATIC CLUB RECITAL Jessie—(Mrs. Sterling's Maid)— Mildred Cobb. sound as I thought, but rather made One of the most interesting events Stage Manager—Mildred Warner. me wish to shake my shoulders and of the month was the recital given move my feet. And this music from by the Dramatic Club on February 20.. Miss Iris Fullbright, who is of the a sub-freshman. But the truth must It was an unusual and varied pro- class of '19, is now holding a responbe told. TI13 young lady seated at gram which proved intensely inter- sible position in the High School at the piano was very pretty, having esting. Tate. She also showed her deep curly hair, and made me, with my The Uncle Remus stories were told affection for her Alma Mater by her straight locks, feel insignificant. But by girls in true Southern negro cos- subscription to the Scroll. the yourg lady under discussion was tume, and showed a real understanda member of the class for all this, ing of Uncle Remus and "the little and her name, well, for a little while boy" of Georgia. longer, is Claudea Edwards. ENTERPRISE Miss Wilson's dramatic interpreNext I visited what is called the tations were unusually good, and SIGN ADV. STUDIO art room,'and here I met another were enjoyed by every one. "Signs of All Kinds" RUSSELL B. BROWN. MANAGER member of this most interesting "Her First Assignment" is a clever Atlanta, Georgia class, by the name of Foy Beck. But one-act play, which has been played
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successfully in many places, and was thoroughly appreciated by all who saw it presented by LaGrange College Dramatic Club. The program was an follows: PART I. Uncle Remus Stories—Joel Chandler
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and Dry Dock Company. We have two children, a boy and a girl. Enclosed you will find check for the Scroll and Association dues. I am much interested in the Rufus Smith Memorial Fund. At your convenience kindly give me a little definite information relative to same. A finer, godlier man never lived than Uncle Rufus, and I shall certa'nly like a part in a memorial of any kind to his memory. Again thanking you for your favor in this, the initial issue of our college paper, and wishing for you, with heartfelt sincerity, the greatest suc223-52nd St., Newport, News, Va. cess in your undertaking, I am, February 13, 1922. Cordially yours, Editor-in-Chief, The Scroll, RUTH RICHARDS ROBESON, LaGrange College, Class '16. LaGrange, Ga. Mrs. Edward J. Robeson, Jr., Dear Editor:— 223-52nd St., Newport News, Va. It is with genuine pleasure that I take this opportunity to thank you feu' a copy of the Scroll recently reLaGrange, Ga., Feb. 14, 1922. ceived. The "dearest dream came true" of My Dear Clyde:— the L. C. student-body today, has You asked me how I liked Labeen the wish of not a few of us who Grange College, and why I like have gone out from her halls and it. I shall endeavor to tell you why who still cherish our college days I like it, then you will know how I among our fondest memories. like it. Would like to compliment the edThe location of the college is ideal. itorial staff upon this, "the first fruit Situated on the top of a hill, it afof their labor." Personally, I think .fords a good view of the country for the Scroll will compare admirably miles around. This elevated location with any of the contemporary college together with regular hours and a papers. A great deal of credit is due balanced diet make healthful, happy you girls. girls. Would also like to commend your The pleasures of the college life proposed alumnae section. I feel a are manifold. They are enjoyed all very keen interest in this, and trust the more because of the strenuous that through its aid I may learn hours spent on our books. The mothings of interest relative to other notony of the study period is broken alumnae of whom I have lost track. into quite often by a surprise given Will say in this connection as re- to the student-body in the form of gards myself, that I married the son an evening at the picture show or of a former vice-president of La- the lyceum. Once every month the Grange in 1916, and we have lived in town boys are invited up to spend Newport News, Virginia, since then, the evening with the girls, and on where Mr. Robeson is associated special evenings the parlors ard sowith the Newport News Shipbuilding cial rooms are filled with Bates—but
not the kind that grow on trees. Our literary societies occasionally give a program that produces side-splitting laughter; for instance, the faculty was imitated in such a manner that they could hardly tell whether they leir insli'uc Of course you know that of the lat somT some oi chief pleasures of college life are Latin, Psychology, History and Harmony. One of the most noticeable features of the college is the religious influence. It is felt almost as soon as you are on the campus. This influence is perpetuated by the active work of the Y. W. C. A. Each evening the college household gather in the prayer hall and have prayers together. The thing which I like most about, the college is something I cannot describe. It is that intangible influence which makes every girl feel that the college is her home, which makes her love it next to her home and which makes her want to come back after she is gone. I have told you why I like LaGrange College, and I am sure that you, or any other girl who comes here would agree with me on the facts stated above. YOUR FRIEND. How do you like the "Scroll?"' Have you subscribed for it? If not, why not? Your interest in the the college and our new paper will certainly be appreciated. Send in your subscription today to Margaret McDonald, LaGrange College, LaGrange, Georgia. Through the courtesy of Mr. C. V. Truitt, a largo number of the studei 1 i end faculty h^d the privilege of go.'ng through the Hillside Cotton Mill. Mr. Lassiter conducted the party through the mill and explained carefully each step in the process of "risking cloth.