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THE I L C " CLUB Officers President Ogbourne Rawlinson Secretary-Treasurer Nedd Looney Exclusively an organization for the athletes of the campus, the " C " Club has done much to add to the tradition of good sportsmanship which Centenary has fostered throughout her hundred odd years of existence. The members, which include all lettermen of major and minor sports, preserve the same atti- tude of fairness and friendliness to opponents both on and off the field and extend true Southern Gentle- men hospitality to all visiting teams; escorting them around the campus and providing them with an enjoyable time during their stay at Centenary. The " C " Club boys — most of whom reside at Rotary Dormitory — also welcome new students to the campus, each member usually adopting one or two fresh- men as his particular charges during the year in an effort to teach said frosh good manners in the Cen- tenary style. High spot of " C " Club activities is the initiation of new members, which is looked forward to with fear and anticipation by those eligible. An atmosphere of mystery surrounds these ceremonies but from all accounts they live up to the greatest expectations of the new initiates and then some. Chief privileges of this group are the wearing of the Centenary " C, " the occupation of their colorful club room in the gym, and the respect and admiration which they receive from the rest of the student body; an ad miration which is justly deserved by these gentlemen in Maroon and White, who play the game for sports ' sake and for Centenary. The " C " Club boys present their insignia to the world and to an admiring student body Members Sam Aills Leon Allen Bob Barrie James Barnes Alvin Birkleback Max Bowerman Lewis Bradley Weenie Bynum John Clark Rollo Florsheim Lurlin Harmon Loyd Hearne Banjo Holloway Curtis Jones Nedd Looney Norris McCrary Ray Mayeaux Ted Olzack Snookie Padgett Dub Partin Jimmy Patterson Ogbourne Rawlinson Bill Reynolds Claude Smith Joe Steeples Tom Swirczynski Turney Vinson Ed Whitehurst Pete Williams Joe Zimmerman
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Members Lucy Bettis Cecil Bland Shelton Boyce Billie Cady Ethel Cady Jane Caldwell Margaret Chamberlain Elizabeth Davis James Dixon Helen Dwire Joe Elston Dorothy Glasscock Claire N. Gleason Ted Griffin Frances Glassell Evelyn Johnson Jane Kirk Dorothy Kelly Frank Keith Alice Knight Charles Knight Catherine Lloyd Marie Marks Kathryn Lee Herman Mayo Mai Mcllwain Glen Miller Chrystine Moore Bill Morris Colleen Norrid Frances Norton Mary Panky Betty A. Perrin Billy K. Pryor Louis Progule Joyce Reed Anne Robinson Joe Roppolo Shirley Safford Helen Shaw Silvia Smith Billy Willoughby Cleon Worley Officers President Mal McIlwain Vice-President Dorothy Kelly Secretary Alice Knight Treasurer Shelton Boyce Even though in its infancy this group of potential actors has been one of the most inspired and in- spiring clubs on the campus. Under the guidance of the capable John Wray Young, this organiza- tion presents a one-act play at each meeting, a three-act play in chapel during the course of the year, and as the climax to a successful season, the Senior Play. The college at large shows their appreciation by turning out one hundred per cent for the productions. Several members of this association, such as President Mal Mcllwain, and Bill Morris have scored hits in the Little Theatre of Shreveport, while the rest of the group takes great interest in them, at- tending rehearsals, and studying Director Young ' s technique in casting and directing the play. The radio stations also received their share of attention, for many of the Dramatic Club members have been heard via the network, while others have made interesting tests with recordings to note their progress in speech and diction. All in all an enviable record has been set by the members of this group, whose " actor ' s blood " seems to stir them to achievements worthy of the older and more firmly established organizations whose efforts they always equal and frequently surpass, thus proving that this particular theatri- cal star is destined for a big-time career. DRAMATIC CLUB
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KOLLEGE Early each spring Kollege Kapers noticeably stirs, ripens, and buds with new life. However, months before this first public sign of life stage- struck students have been dancing, singing, emoting, joking the current show into shape. Under the watchful eye of Dr. S. D. " Doc " More- head, dozens of young hopefuls annually come out and make their bid for a place in the show. For about four weeks the college chapel is a hellacious place filled with the groaning, sway- ing, chattering, tooting, banging, shouting throes of try-outs. Then, at length, by dint of hours of painful list- ening, correcting, questioning, and coaching a cast is selected. This year thirty-five exhibi- tionistic collegiates comprised it. For something over ninety minutes the final version showed them exuding youthful vigor and collegiate pep in a variety of ways — mainly singing, dancing, skitting, dramacting, and " swinging " to the tunes of the Kollege Kapers orchestra. Over five thousand rustic nightlifers, small town civic groups, high school students, collegi- ates and co-eds, to say nothing of numerous school teachers and even several ministers, viewed " Kapers on Tour " in their sixth season. Nearly all were unanimous in saying that the 1939 show was better than any previous one. And it probably was, for this year ' s show was the best equipped, largest cast, most experi- enced, and fullest booked ever. The annual four finds the cast assembled and look- ing very cheerful at the prospect of a fine trip.
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