PINE CONE 1941 May

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: PMSS Publications

PINE CONE 1941 May, Vol. 5 No. 8

TAGS: Pine Cone 1941 May, student writings, graduation activities, folk dancing, Easter activities, editorials, seniors, community news, campus news, fire-fighting, measles, co-op


“SENIORS PLAN NEW TYPE OF COMMENCEMENT PROGRAM: GRADUATES PLAN TO VISIT NORRIS LAKE” – Selling May Day specials (food); one-day trip to Norris Lake for boating and fishing.

SENIOR WEEK – Glyn Morris will deliver te Baccalaureate sermon in the Chapel; Community group to honor seniors with a banquet; dancing party; class of 1941 gift to school: Van Gogh print.

“TINKLING BELLS TO HERALD MAY DAY FESTIVITIES” – Morris dancers; visitors from community; exhibition dances on Dancing Green; Winnie Christensen in charge of May Day.

“BOARD MEMBERS ARE CAMPUS GUESTS FOR THE EASTER HOLIDAY” – “Family Portrait” play in assembly hall; Lent; Virginia Reel

“EASTER OBSERVANCE” – Chapel service; address by J.S. Crutchfield, President of the Board; new Laurel House dedication with cornerstone laid by Brit Wilder and Mrs. Inghram Hook; Fred Jones spoke for the students; gathering at Aunt Sal’s Cabin where Brit Wilder and Evelyn K. Wells told of Sally Creech‘s life; talk by Dr. Arthur Swift.

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THE PINE CONE – “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
“Member, Columbia Scholastic Press Association 1940-1941”

“CONFIDENCE TO SENIORS” – The future that the seniors face; wishing them self-confidence.


“FROM THE EDITOR” – Thanks to departing staff.

“AS OTHERS SEE YOU” – Criticism of seniors by underclassmen.

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“WHO’S WHO AMONG THE GRADUATES” – June Anderson, Eleanor Ayers, Mable Beeler, Robert Blanton, Bertha Creech, Helen Ruth Cornett, R. L. Huddleston, Fred Jones, Majel Jones, Emmy Lou Mullins, Lena Mullins, Mae Shell, Jewell Weaver, Bill Wilder.

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“UP AND DOWN THE HOLLOWS” – Mrs. Jess Patterson, Beck Begley, Joe Wilson, Mrs. Wilson Turner, Maude Howard, Mrs. Otto Nolan, Jean Creech, Polly Couch, Mr. and Mrs. John Boggs, Mr. and Mrs. Chad Turner, Big Laurel post office.

“SENIORS WHO’S WHO” (Continued from page three.) Clayton York

“AS OTHERS SEE YOU” (Continued from page two.)

“CAMPUS COLUMN” – Mr. and Mrs. John Ritchie; Miss Dorothy Boyle; West Wind; Calvin Jones; The Conifer; Co-op publication; Dogwood Breakfast at Zande House terrace; Maude Holbrook; visitors; folk dancing exhibition by Ellen Ayers, Theda Howard, Ruth Shuler, Mary Pace, Willard Enix, James Centers, Harvey Kinnard, Bill Turner, Miss Christensen, Arthur Dodd; Wilma Creech; Opal Hall.

“CHAPEL SPEAKER FIGHTS FIRE” – Dr. Julian Hart, Berea College, assisted Pine Mountain boys in fighting a forest fire; supervisors were Brit Wilder and Bill Hayes; aided by CCC boys.

“GERMAN MEASLES PLAGUE STUDENTS” – Pine Mountain Hospital & the doctor’s house were used to quarantine patients.

“CO-OP STORE OPEN DURING INSTITUTE” Gladys Hill was assisted by Mrs. Ellen Ayers Dodd, Mrs. August Angel, and Miss Hackman; profits will be used for athletic equipment.