PINE CONE 1941 April

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: PMSS Publications
Pine Cone 1941 April

PINE CONE 1941 April, Vol. 5 No. 7

TAGS: Pine Cone 1941 April, student writings, student activities, board of directors,  campus news, community news, poems, visitors


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“‘FAMILY PORTRAIT’ WILL BE PRESENTED GOOD FRIDAY: STUDENTS AND STAFF CAST IN EASTER PLAY” – A play about the last three years of Christ’s life, directed by Glyn Morris.

“BOARD TO MEET APRIL 12 (1941)” Members who plan to be present: Mrs. Anderson Gratz, president, C.N. Manning, treasurer, Miss Evelyn Wells, Mrs. Inghram Hook, J.S. Crutchfield, Dr. Joseph Van Vleck, Dr. Arthur Swift. Among the activities will be laying the Laurel House cornerstone.

“CONIFER,” a poem by Emma Lou Mullins

“HOSPITAL HAS BIGGEST MONTH” – measles epidemic; Mrs. Gratz’s gift of re-conditioned hospital furniture & a supply of medicine; Dr. Wilmer Lehman is temporarily replacing Dr. P.J. van Kolken.

“LOCAL HIGH SCHOOLS TO BE ASSEMBLY GUESTS” – Loyall students; Cumberland High School; Co-op assembly

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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.”

“COVENTRY” – used by the citizenship committee to seclude a person (via shunning) who is behaving badly.
“SUNNY JIM ‘PACKS’ LIBRARY”  – the horse used by packhorse librarians

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“BOYS PLAY HOST TO GIRLS” – house parties at the Schoolhouse and Far House; table games, set running, shuffleboard, ping-pong.

“KNOW YOUR COUNTY” – Harlan County history and facts.

“PLANTS POTATOES IN DARK DAYS OF THE MONTH” – as told to home visitors by a community resident.

“UP AND DOWN THE HOLLOWS” – news from Bledsoe, Chappel, Divide, Isaac, Little Laurel, Line Fork, Beech Fork, Straight Creek.

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“FOREIGN CORRESPONDENT VISITS CAMPUS” – Interview with Mr. George Kent, educational editor of Reader’s Digest, who had served as foreign correspondent for the United Press.

“MR. JONES GOES TO WASHINGTON” – Fred Jones,  representing rural youth of America, gave a talk, met with Mrs. Roosevelt, attended a conference.


“CAMPUS COLUMN” – Student, visitor, community and worker activities.