PINE CONE 1948

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: PMSS Publications (Published by the School)

PINE CONE 1948
October & November


TAGS: Pine Cone 1948, Pine Mountain (KY) Settlement School, student publications, students, poems, editorials, workers, prints, Dr. Luther Ambrose, Vespers, Arthur Dodd, farm, home economics, dancing, weaving, infirmary, Co-op Store, coal mines, Fair Day, Richard Chase, softball, swimming, Freedom Train, Armistice Day, Mrs. Hottenstein, Miss Becker, molasses stir-off, Henry Creech, Mountain Day, H.R.S. Benjamin, Mr. Samuel Scoville, Mrs. Alice Barry, Gladys Hill, Alice Cobb, Eulalie Osgood Grover, Mr. Grover, Don Waters, Lucille Christian McKinny, Mr. Bradshaw, ghost stories, Christopher Anderson, hunting, hiking, pen pals, Dr. Elizabeth Henderson, May Gadd, folk dancing, Miss Averil, Hallowe’en


CONTENT: PINE CONE 1948 October

Cover
The Pine Cone, Vol. XIII No. 1, October, 1948
PINE MOUNTAIN SETTLEMENT SCHOOL, PINE MOUNTAIN, KENTUCKY
[handwritten, upper right: “Miss Nace“]
[Landscape print]

Inside A
THE PINE CONE
STAFF
Editor — Bonnie Reynolds
Associate Editor — Leone Sturgill
Cover Editor — Bobbie Jean Johnson
Business Managers — Walter Blackson, Arles Centers
Printer — Ray Bird
Advisor — Miss Mary Ruth Heil

Page 1
EDITORIAL — “A Welcome” — Bonnie Reynolds [poem from Ann Cobb’s Kinfolks, 1922; narrative welcoming new students; upcoming activities to replace homesickness]

Page 2
“Perils of Beginners at Pine Mountain” — Correna Cornett [Pranks]

Page 3
“Lest We Forget” — Arles Centers [Current activities of last year’s seniors]

Page 4
“The Best Time I Had This Summer” — Fred Baker [exploring cave at top of Pine Mt.]
“Who-oo-oo??? (Seniors on Parade)” — Leone Sturgill, Kitty Wilkes, Margaret Slusher [guess-the-names of seniors described in article]

Page 5
“Nocturne” — Leone Sturgill [Evening at Pine Mt.]

Page 6
“Dr. [Luther] Ambrose Speaks at Chapel” — Arles Centers [from Berea College; comparison of trees to men]
“Music at Eventide” — Bobbie Jean Johnson [Vesper service; piano music by Mr. Dodd]

Page 7-8
“A Fugitive” — Correna Cornett [A bat visits the library.]
“Gulliver’s Travels”— Bobby Johnson [Workers’ summer activities]

Page 9
“Around the Campus (or Departmental Activities)” — Leone Sturgill [Activities at the kitchen, farm, home economics, dancing classes, weaving, infirmary, Co-op Store]
“A Summer of Mine” — Clayton Sturgill [Working in a coal mine]

Page 10
“Mountain Murmurs” — [Winchell-style account of Pine Mt. campus]

Page 11-12
“Table Chatter and Clatter” — George of the George, Reporter
“Remembering” — Leone Sturgill [poem]
“Fair Impressions” — The Junior Class [Fair Day]

Page 12
“An Interview With Richard Chase” — Kitty Wilkes [Author of folk tales and mountain lore]

Page 13-15
“Fair Day Program” — Leone Sturgill
“Divide School Essays” — Thelma Browning, Florence Day, Bessie Couch, Lester [Essays were exhibited at Fair Day.]

Page 15
“Play Ball….” — Earl Brown, Walter Blackson [Softball; girls’ sports led by Miss [Mary Ruth] Heil; swimming]

Page 16
“The Freedom Train” — Bess Taylor [Seniors visit Kingsport, TN, to see Freedom Train that carried U.S. historical documents.]

Page 17 (Inside B)
PINE CONE CALENDAR OF COMING EVENTS
October 9 –“The Razor’s Edge”
October ? — Mountain Day
October 23 — “The Ghost of Mrs. Muir”
October 30 — Halloween Party
November 13 — “And Then There Were None”

GALLERY I: PINE CONE 1948 October

October 1948


CONTENT: PINE CONE 1948 November

Cover
The Pine Cone, Vol. XIII No. 2, November, 1948
PINE MOUNTAIN SETTLEMENT SCHOOL, PINE MOUNTAIN, KENTUCKY
[handwritten, upper right: “Miss Nace“]
[Print of cabin in landscape]

Inside A
THE PINE CONE
STAFF
Editor — Bonnie Reynolds
Associate Editor — Leone Sturgill
Cover Editor — Bobbie Jean Johnson
Business Managers — Walter Blackson & Ray Bird
Feature Editor – Kitty Wilkes
Printer — Ray Bird
Advisor — Miss Mary Ruth Heil

Page 1
“Editorial” – Bonnie Reynolds [Being thankful]
“Taking Chances” – Margaret Slusher [Dangers of leaving campus without permission]
“Armistice Day” – Leone Sturgill

Page 2
“Two Staff Members Leave” – Earl Brown [Due to ill health: Mrs. Hottenstein, Far House housemother and Big Log; Miss Becker, infirmary nurse]
Mr. [Arthur] Dodd‘s Picture” – Harold Caudill [Dodd’s photo of Ayrshire herd on cover of November 1948 “The Country Gentleman”]
“The Molasses ‘Were’ Boiling” – Clayton Sturgill [Students walk to visit stir-off of sweet cane sorghum by Henry Creech, son of Uncle William]

Page 3
“Mountain Day” – Walter Blackson [Mr. [H.R.S.] Benjamin, Director, in hiking clothes announces traditional hike to Putney Tower]
“The Day I was Left Behind” – Birdie Miniard [To help in hospital; uses Mr. Henderson’s telescope to see hikers and reflector to communicate with them.]

Page 4
“With the Juniors on Mt. Day” – Joe Bramlett, Ozal Caldwell, Beatrice Gambrel, LeRoy Baker, Dick Yates, Bob Hall, Geraldine Boggs, Janice Spencer [Each describes his or her experience.]

Page 5-7
“Mr. Scoville” [Mrs. Alice Barry, former worker, and her father, Mr. Scoville, visit campus, gives nature talk; the students write as follows]:

“I. Mr. Scoville’s Hunting Trip” – Shirley Boggs
“II. Mr. Scoville’s Talk” – Jean Carol Warren
“III. Mr. Scoville” – Bess Taylor [About Mr. and Mrs. Barry, former P.M. workers, and Mr. Scoville]
“Mrs. Barry’s Visit” – Geraldine Boggs

“Staff Summers (continued from October)” – Bobbie Jean Johnson [Miss Gladys Hill, Alice Cobb, Eulalie Osgood Grover, Mr. Grover (Rollins College President), Don Waters, Lucille Christian McKinney]

Page 8
“Home Economics Girls Entertain” – Margie Bennett [Four senior girls served dinner to staff members, Mrs. Little, Miss Becker, Miss [Mary Ruth] Heil, and Robert Wilder; also a breakfast for Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin, Miss Davis and Miss Binford.]
“An Interview with the Bradshaws” – [Mr. Bradshaw, brother of worker Mrs. Holsinger, was a mathematician interested in converging series theory.]

Page 9
The Pine Cone Eight Years Ago – Expert Jelly Maker Tells Ghost Stories” [Repeat story of visit with Christopher Anderson, former P.M. nightwatchman, who has since died.]
“Autumn” – Clarence Tolliver

Page 10
“Squirrel Hunting” – Ralph Scott
“Hiking” – Darwin Lewis

Page 11
“English Friends” – Jane Shirley to Leone Sturgill [Correspondence between school students at Moira House School (Eastbourne, Sussex, England) and Miss Spinney’s junior English class]

Page 12
“Around the Campus” – Leone Sturgill [Department reports]

Page 13
“Coon Hunting” – Darwin Lewis

Page 14
“A Bit of a Doctor’s Day” – Bonnie Reynolds [Student assists Dr. Elizabeth Henderson bi-weekly clinic at Cedar Chapel]

Page 15
“Four Men Shall Mow My Meadow” – Bobbie Jean Johnson [May Gadd visits P.M. to teach folk dancing and Morris Dance; accompanied by Miss Averil, violinist]

Page 16
“George: Dear Pine Mountain School” – [George (of the Gorge)]*

Page 17
“Wondering” – Kitty Wilkes
“Early to Rise” – Christine Irvin [Breakfast preparation at Laurel House by the girls in nine-week shifts]

Page 18
“Hallowe’en” – Correna Cornett [Student party at Laurel House]

Page 19
“Sports” – Walter Blackson ; Earl Brown [Softball competitions with Putney]

Page 20
“Autumn Landscape” [poem]
“Mountain Murmurs”, “Table Clatter and Chatter”, “Campus Politics”– George of the Gorge* Myrtle [Campus events and people]

Page 21-22
“Laurel House” – Leone Sturgill [Poem]

Inside B
Pine Cone Calendar of Coming Events: Boys’ Houses Entertain, Thanksgiving Vacation, “The Late George Apley”, P.M. [WLW] Broadcast in “Builders of Destiny”, Dancing Party, “Kentucky”, The Nativity Play

Back Cover
[Print with Thankgiving theme]

GALLERY II: PINE CONE 1948 November


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