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THE muffled tramp of marching feet to do or die for a cause, be it democracy or dictatorship, is startlingly contrasted this year with the gay, carefree tread of schoolgirl feet on an Abbot Field Day when orange and green banners bespeak the Gargoyle-Griffin con- test. The one is designed to destroy beauty, the other to create it physi- cally, mentally, spiritually. For in fine sportsmanship, in fair play on the courts and off, in fellowship with friend and foe alike, and in relaxation and reverie after su- preme effort, there is M t V
Page 55 text:
The members of Odeon were: Mimi Calder, President; Nancy Whittier, Secre- tary-Treasurer; Peggy Little, Emily Mills, Jessie McCreery, Verniece Moody, Joan Belden, Louise Clark, Barbara Hill, Ninon Lacey, Betsy Lytle, Ann Zeitung. Philomatheia WE, in Philomatheia, are lovers of learning, as the derivation of our name implies. This year we gazed at the stars, fumbled at the movie projector, goggled at amoeba antics and compiled data for our chapel program in March. We presented sundry superstitions, trying to show their origin, bringing out the truth in some and debunking others. For example, we learned that hairpin souffle a. la thumbtacks could be served as a deli- cacy at the Ritz — but really! A love of learning plus the patient aid of Miss Tucker and Mrs. Poland is a combination not to be excelled. Our stargazers were: Phyllis Campbell, President; Eleanor Knox, Secretary-Treasurer; Martha Tyer, Pat Selden, Marjorie Dean, Margaret McFarlin, Betty Harris, Lu Sommer. Back Row : Sommer, M. Dean, Selden Front Row : McFarlin, Harris, Knox, Campbell, Tyer Back Row: Beach, Perkins, M. Erkert, Kelley, Packard, Rafton, Snider, Poynter ■ Front Row: Sime, Manning, Purcell, Fowler, D. Hamil- ton, Margery Martin Q. E. D. Q.E.D. will always recall to us this familiar quotation of our President Polly: " Now who is giving the news tonight? " Our elaborate plans and our noble efforts in training ourselves to act as guides on our trip to historic Boston were again all in vain. This time the flu epi- demic was our deterrent. We forgot our disappointment, however, when we be- came absorbed in preparations for our discussion in chapel on the subject " Is the defeat of Hitler essential for the United States? " Nancy, Marney, Betsy, Emily Ruth and La became temporarily staunch defenders of the totalitarian system. Here Miss Smith ' s impartiality in our discus- sions was an invaluable help. What would we do without her? Our soap-box orators were: Polly Pack- ard, President; Harriet Beach, Betsy Fow- ler, Nancy Kelley, Margery Martin, Emily Ruth Poynter, La Purcell, Eleanor Rafton, Mary Erkert, Diantha Hamilton, Theo Manning, Eloise Perkins, Margaret Sime, Ruth Snider. 
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