PINE CONE 1949

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

THE PINE CONE – February 1949 & March-April 1949

TAGS: The Pine Cone, Pine Mountain (KY) Settlement School, student publications, students, workers, poems, editorials, Miss Christensen, dancing, George Washington Ball, Chapel, farm work, swimming pool, Vespers, movies, plays, Arthur Dodd, Mrs. Fliermans, Home Economics, sewing, kitchen, bridge, infirmary, Bill Hayes, sports, Mrs. Carrie L. Brown, Charity Fund, guests, Dr. Francis S. Hutchins, Dr. Howard Beers, Dr. William J. Baird, Dr. Leonard Meece, Mr. B.F. Reed, Mr. S.M. Cassidy, E.R. Price.


GALLERY – February 1949, Vol. XIII, No. 4

CONTENT – February 1949, Vol. XIII, No. 4

Cover
THE PINE CONE [Photograph of campus entrance]
Vol. XIII No. 4 February 19 [year is truncated]

Inside Front
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
PRINTERS – Ray Bird & Joe Bramlett
ADVISOR – Mary Ruth Heil
CUB WRITERS – Joe Bramlett, Janice Spencer, Jean Carol Warren, Virginia Walker, Lois Collins, Shirley Boggs

“This month’s issue of THE PINE CONE has been published by the Cub Writers with the assistance of Miss Spinney and Miss Sparrow. The assuming of this responsibility has been greatly appreciated by the Seniors, who have spent their time on the Senior Play.”

Page 1
“Editorial: After Graduation…..What?” – Joe Bramlett [22 seniors; prepare now for post-graduation.]
“Ace of Hearts” – Lois Collins [Thanks to Miss Christensen for teaching dancing for George Washington Ball.]
“St. Valentine’s Day” – Shirley Boggs [Origins]

Page 2-4
“What We Enjoy Here” – Sue Ellen Creech (Chapel) ; Alma Jean Couch [Nature]; Lois Skidmore [Folk dancing] ; Bill Howard [Farm work] ; Lois Collins [Swimming pool] ; Rex Reynolds [Softball] ; Lila Ruth Reasor [Singing Vespers] ; Alma Jean Couch [Snow sledding] ; Virginia Walker [Saturday night movies at the Schoolhouse] ; Lois Collins [Chapel]

“Being in a Play” – Shirley Boggs [“Get Up and Bar the Door”]

Page 5
“A Bow to Mr. Dodd” – Sue Ellen Creech [Thanks to Mr. Arthur Dodd for piano music at George Washington Ball.]
“Dancing” – Jean Carol Warren [Classes for George Washington Ball and other events]

Page 6
“Expectations!” – Lila Ruth Reasor [Waiting for visitors to arrive.]
“Patience is a Virtue” – Lois Skidmore [Mrs. Fliermans, Home Economics, helps with Ball gowns; son, Carl B. Fliermans]

Page 7-9
“Home Economics” – Beatrice Gambrel [Sewing Ball gowns, “Family Relationships,” fundraising for Jr-Sr Banquet]
“Busy Scenes” – Rex Reynolds [Milking the cows] ; Jacquelynn Hyde [kitchen work] ; Bill Howard [Bridge work led by Mr. Hayes] ; Lois Collins [Infirmary work led by Miss (Grace) Rood] ; Joyce Polly [Life at West Wind]

Page 9
“Weaving” – Mattie Mae Adams [Taught by Miss Christensen]
“Valuable Training” – Robert Alan Winstead [Woodwork shop, taught by Mr. Cheney]
“Life Gets Tedious, Doesn’t It?” – Poem by Ozal Caldwell [Mr. (Bill) Hayes; farm work and studies]

Page 11
“Our Journey to Kingdom Come” – [Basketball game]

Page 12
“With Stinnett at Hyden” – Lee Roy Baker and Carl Whitehead [Ballgame]
“The Most Fun I Had During Vacation” – Rufus Fugate [Sledding]
“Mountain Murmurs” – George [Campus observations, songs]

Page 13
“Character Sketch of a Worker” – Geraldine Boggs [Unnamed worker]
“Our Newest Staff Member” – Janice Spencer [Mrs. Carrie L. Brown, Paine, Ohio, Big Log housemother]

Page 14
“Charity Fund” [Lists charities and funds raised by P.M.Christmas activities.]

“Guests of the Month” — Janice Spencer [Invited by Board of Trustees to report on education: Dr. Francis S. Hutchins ; Dr. Howard Beers, Rural Sociology, Univ. KY ; Dr. William J. Baird, Pres., Morehead State ; Dr. Leonard Meece, College of Ed. Univ. KY. Studied P.M. buildings, equipment, and program: Mr. B.F. Reed, President of Big Sandy Coal Operators Association, Drift, KY ; Mr. S.M. Cassidy, President of Consolidated Coal Company, Jenkins, KY. Introduced by E.R. Price, Board Member & superintendent of Inland Steel Company at Wheelwright, KY.]

Inside Back [?]
“Pine Cone Calendar of Coming Events” [Dancing Party, “Guadalcanal Diary,” Spring Vacation, “The Sullivans”]


GALLERY – March-April 1949, Vol. XIII, No. 5

CONTENT – March-April 1949, Vol. XIII, No. 5

Cover
The Pine Cone, Vol XIII, No. 5, March & April, 1949
[photos of Laurel House and Big Log]
[Handwritten, upper left: “The Benjamins“]

Inside Cover
“Published monthly by students of the Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, Harlan County, Kentucky”

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
PRINTERS – Ray Bird & Joe Bramlett
ADVISOR – Mary Ruth Heil
CUB WRITERS – Joe Bramlett, Janice Spencer, Jean Carol Warren, Virginia Walker, Lois Collins Shirley Boggs

Page 1
Editorial [Springtime at P.M.]
“Holy Week Services” – Shirley Boggs
“Spring” – Clarence Tolliver

Page 2
“Wheelwright, Kentucky” – Fred Hall [Describes coal mining camp owned by Mr. Price, P.M. board member.]
“The Mining Camp – Wheelwright” – Joyce Polly [More about the mining camp]

Page 3
“Senior Play” – Joan Carol Warren [You Can’t Take it With You]

Page 4
“Departments of the School” – Leone Sturgill ; Ray Bird [Reports of activities]

Pages 5-7
“Character Sketch of a Worker” – Lois Collins [Describes Gladys Hill]
“Stonega Mountain” – Clayton Sturgill [Describes hike to visit his grandmother.]

Page 7
“My Trip to Gatlinburg” – Hoid Brown
“The Time Draweth Near “- Bobbie Jean Johnson [Berea Festival Dance Team, 1949]

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Pages 10-12
“Senior Calendar of 1948-1949” [Activities from September 1948 through April 1949]
“My Pet Peeve” – Kitty Wilkins [Silly questions, nosey people!]

Pages 12-15
“Dear Diary” – Carl Whitehead ; Patsy Lucas ; Jean Carol Warren ; Bob Hall ; Geraldine Boggs ; Genevieve Howard ; Glyn Cornett ; Axie Jean Howard ; Olen Rose ; Flossie Daniels ; Barbara Wilder ; Beatrice Dixon ; Imogene Lewis [Excerpts from Juniors as recorded in a diary assignment for one week.]
“Sports” – Walter Blackson ; Earl Brown [New softball uniforms, competitions]

Page 16-18
“A Bird In Hand Is Worth Two In The (Rosebud) Bush – A Poem by Dorothy Nace, inspired by a Bird and Mrs. Holsinger:”

I wish that I need never see
A redbird in a redbud tree
For though their colors
Sound the same
Aghast I cry, “What’s in a name?”
Failing to ask his business there
I stand with disapproving stare
Flawless motives are no defense
For lack of an aesthetic sense.

“A Trip to Florida” – Kitty Wilkes [With Miss Heil, who has lived in Florida; stayed at Mrs. Kriton’s home in Winter Garden]

Page 18-19
“Mountain Murmurs” – George of the Gorge [Campus news; his last article]
“‘Twas the morning, before breakfast…” – “Anonymous, of necessity, or be snatched bald.” [Boys’ shaved haircuts]


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