PINE CONE 1940 November

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: PMSS Publications

THE PINE CONE 1940 November, Vol. 5 No.

TAGS: Pine Cone 1940 November, student publications, Community activities & news, folk plays, editorials, Ayrshire herd, molasses stir-off, guests, alumni news


Page 1
Ads for upcoming events: Pinafore and Thanksgiving Ball
“Community Folk Enjoy Gathering on Campus; Big Laurel Wins Soft Ball Game 4-2” [Sponsored by Community Group with Mrs. Bishop’s advice.]
“Ball and Light Opera to be Given Thanksgiving” [Pinafore, directed by Glyn A. Morris; lists players; Senior class planning Thanksgiving Ball as grand opening of new Laurel House]
“Mask for Hallowe’en” [Announcing costume party]
“New Dramatic Club Features Folk Plays” [First productions were three one-act folk plays; lists players]
Ad: Calls for short stories or poems for The Pine Cone supplement.

Page 2
THE PINE CONE – “Member, Columbia Scholastic Press Association 1940-1941”
“A school and community paper published monthly by the students of Pine Mountain Settlement School.”
Editor – Robert L. Blanton
Assistant Editor – Eleanor Ayers
Business Manager – Fred C. Jones
Assistant Manager – Willard Enix
Reporters – June Anderson, Bonnie Ayers, Mabel Beeler, Helen Cornett, Oral Howard, Theda Hackman, R.L. Huddleston, Majel Jones, Emmy Mullins, Velma Peters, Nelle Shuler, Jewell Weaver
Adviser – Vera R. Hackman

“Editorial” [Respect and gratitude for heritage from forefathers]
“Neighbors Make Molasses” [Stir-off at Abner Boggs’ home for community home visitors; running sets; ballad-singing]

Page 3
“School Owns Ayrshire Herd” [18 cows, approximately 42 gallons milk per day; purchased from Farm School in PA; lists names of milkers]
“Girls Assist in Community Clinics” [4 girls in community group led by Dr. Van Kolken visit Green Hill and Incline clinics twice a week; lists names of assistants, secretaries – Gwendolyn Hendren, Charlsie Vaughn, Mary Pace, Bonnie Ayers – and hosts, Lola Robinson and Alonzo Turner.]
“Home Visitor Bakes Pies” [Velma Peters assisted Mrs. Oscar Begley]
“Molasses (continued from page two.)” [Nancye and Abner Bogg sang ballads.]
“Community Activities” [News from Big Laurel, Bledsoe, Divide, Incline, Isaac, Line Fork, Little Laurel]

Page 4
“Expert Jelly Maker Tells Ghost Stories” [Christopher Anderson, jelly maker and former P.M. night watchman; helped build Chapel.]
“Folk Plays (continued from page one)” [Names of participants.]
“Campus Guests” [Col. & Mrs. Harold W. Jones; Mr. James Terney; Mrs. Joy Carmody; Miss Mary King Sumner; Mr. & Mrs. Arnold Hoke]
“Students Dance at Festival” [13 P.M. students danced at Harlan Folk Festival.]
“Alumni Notes” [Ruby Ayers; Tom Madon; Ruth Shuler; Helen Madon; John Warren]

GALLERY: PINE CONE 1940 November