Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 17: Publications PMSS
PINE CONE 1939 November, Vol. 7 No. 1
TAGS: Pine Cone 1939 November, student writings, student activities, campus news, visitors, editorial, visitors, marriages, Community Day, Fair Day, poetry, Alumni Association
CONTENTS: PINE CONE 1939 November
THE PINE CONE
Student Publication of the
Pine Mountain Settlement School
Pine Mountain, Kentucky
Set-up and Printed by Students of the Pine Mountain
Settlement School, Pine Mountain, Pine Mountain, Kentucky
EDITORIAL – MOUNTAINEERS AND VITALITY
“With the blood of our ancestors flowing in our veins, let us like they, meet boldly adversities and play heartily when evenings come.”
ARNIE HALL RETURNS with stories of his visit to New York City where he did repair carpentry for Dr. Esterbrook.
SOUTH TO THE BORDER
Two members of the Youth Hostelers of America, Zeta Barbour and Eudora Stegner, on a bicycle trip from New York City to Mexico and South America, stopped at PMSS for the weekend.
Miss Grace Middleton, a teacher at Little Laurel was married to Mr. Floyd Turner of Little Laurel by the Rev. Kenneth Browning of Incline; Miss Middleton was originally from Killdough, KY; she trained at Union College. Mr. Turner is a miner at Louellen and son of Dan and Martha Turner of Little Laurel.
“SAGAMAN” CHASE VISITS SCHOOL
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Chase visited PMSS on one of their tours through the southern states. See excerpt from American Magazine, which described Mr. Chase as the “Sagaman” and lists him among its “Interesting People.”
COMMUNITY DAY AT PINE MOUNTAIN
Students and community attended Fairday; sang folk songs on the School House lawn, exhibited livestock and poultry, displayed weaving, art and antiques in the Workshop, listened to ballads by Abner Boggs and “Singing” Willie Nolan, competed in hog-calling, watched a play, “The Pink Ribbon,” by John Spelman in the School House, danced on the playground and at Laurel House in the evening.
Poem: SUNSHINE by Ruby Ayers.
NEW FIRES TO BE GIVEN
Miss Hackman will be the director of a 3-act play, New Fires, to be presented November 18; see a synopsis of the play and a critique. See list of cast members.
ALUMNI ELECT NEW OFFICERS
Describes meeting of the Alumni Association, during which new officers were elected: President Victor B. Shoemaker, county attendance officer of Harlan County and Secretary Miss Elsie Hensley of Lynch, KY.
GOBBLING CHIPMUNK – A story about Mr. [William] Hayes‘ hunt for a turkey that turned out to be a chipmunk.
PINE MOUNTAIN VS. BIG LAUREL – Description of a ball game between Pine Mountain and Big Laurel that included catcher Bill Lewis, Mr. [Fred J.] Burkhard, Wayne and Theodore.
JOSEPH – HALL
Grace Joseph, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Joseph of Cutchin, KY, married Mr. Melvin Hall, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bennett Hall of Line Fork, KY, and former PMSS student.
GETTING AN EARLY START – While Mr. Spelman’s A-2 Art Class were drawing house plans, Donald was accused by the teacher for talking too much.
THIS ISSUE – “The Pine Cone staff has written all copy for this issue. Charles Hollins has set the type on the Linotype. Walter Revis, Robert Blanton, Perry Caudill, Oral Howard, and Burton Creech have helped with the make-up and presswork.”
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN – A statement by Oral “Fatso” Howard that he did not “spill a case of 6 point type in the Print Shop” but that Robert Blanton was to blame.
GALLERY: PINE CONE 1939 November
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