Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: PMSS Publications
PINE CONE 1943 February, Vol. 7 No. 6
TAGS: The Pine Cone 1943 February, student writings, Victory Ball, softball, book party, editorials, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, poems, puppeteers, campus news
CONTENTS: February 1943
“PINE MOUNTAIN TO FEATURE VICTORY BALL: SALE OF STAMPS AND BONDS TO BE SPECIAL EVENT OF EVENING” – Guests; prom cards; dining room.
“PINE MOUNTAIN DEFEATS REDBIRD 17-16” – Pine Mt. team (“Cats”), accompanied by Mr. [William D.] Webb, Mr. [Brit] Wilder and Francis Tucker, hiked over the mountain to reach opponent team (“Cardinals”). Pine Mt. team: Thompson, Langford, Lewis, Brown, Farley, Goode, Deaton, Farley, Smith, Mgr.
“BOOK PARTY HELD AT PINE MOUNTAIN” – Laurel House dining room; on-going tradition since early years; prize-winners for best costumes were Mary Sue Baker, Joyce Blair, Carl and Raymond Farley, Miss Spinney, Don Thompson, David Martin, Lloyd Brown, Ralph Goode, Corbett Hall, Paul Baker, Louise Hawn, Herbert Hall, Colman Day, Marbeth Peters, Lloyd Lewis. Sr. Editors – Bertha Creech, Don Thompson
THE PINE CONE – “A school and community paper published monthly by the students of Pine Mountain Settlement School.”
Printer – Carl Farley
Circulation Manager – Sarah Shepherd
Junior Editor – Jack Deaton
Scout Reporters – Sarah Vitatoe, Buster Blackson
Infirmary Reporter – Irene Garrett
Sports Reporter Lloyd Lewis
Junior Reporter – Martha Lewis
Co-op Reporter – Raymond Farley
Reporters at large: Lucille Beeler Lloyd Brown, Wallace Griffith, Louise Hawn, Marbeth Peters, Nelle Schuller
Adviser – Martha Anne Keen
“MY COUNTRY ‘TIS OF THEE, SWEET LAND OF LIBERTY, OF THEE I SING.” – We should appreciate our freedom.
“WOULD SUPERSTITION HELP?” – A Defense Stamp Book can ward off bad luck.
“O.W.I. CENSORSHIP” – Strictness of the Office of War Information about weather reports.
“BOOK REVIEW” – Our Hearts Were Young and Gay by Cornelia Otis Skinner and Emily Kimbrough.
“GIRLS AND BOY SCOUTS JOIN FORCES TO GIVE SCHOOL PARTY” – Game party held in various rooms of the Schoolhouse; Boy Scout activities; badges awarded to Donald Thompson & Jessie Lewis; Girl Scout activities.
“THE DEAD PIGEON” – A story about the milk boys and a flock of pigeons at the barn.
“IN WINTER” – a poem by Marie Richmond.
“SENIORS PRESENT PEACE AIMS OF WORLD LEADERS” – At the Senior Current History Assembly; post-war peace plans.
“PUPPETEERS HOLD FIRST SHOW OF THE SEASON – Pine Mountain Puppeteers presented show at the Schoolhouse; Dorothy Webb, Joyce Blair, Pat Hall, Jane Bishop, Martha Lewis, Marie Richmond, assisted by Miss [Edith] Cold and Miss [Alice] Cobb.
“CAMPUS NEWS” – Mrs. Erica Thorp de Berry, Chaplain Glyn A. Morris, Ella Trufant, Mr. and Mrs. Burton Rogers & Christopher, Prep Class members, Hattie Sturgill, Thelma Centers, David Martin, Covy Wilder.
“CHEMISTRY PROJECT” – The Senior Class is studying and making cosmetics; Co-op assembly.
“STOP ME IF YOU’VE HEARD THIS ONE” – Riddles.
“PERMISSION” – Short story.
GALLERY: February 1943
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