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The Spanish Club enjoys its afternoon siesta out ot doors Officers President Myrtle Lipscomb Vice President Nedd Looney Secretary-Treasurer .... Mary Agnes Railsback Billy Alexander Lucille Bettis Ethel Cady Ursula Crawford Aleene Day Claudia Dickson Joe Elston Cleve Farnell Fay Forshee Charles Grimm Carolyn Harris Myrian Holloway Edwin House Ethel Kramer Malcolm Krentel Myrtle Lipscomb Members Nedd Looney Elizabeth McKean Elise Montgomery Chrystine Moore John Morwood Florence Neel James Patterson J. B. Pearce Sam Pearce Waylan Pearce O. A. Pines Louis Progule Mary Agnes Railsback Ogbourne Rawlinson Dorothy Robinson Dorothy Stephenson Jean Stokes Marilyn Stone Celeste Thibodaux Mrs. William Wallace Mildred Walker Mary Walker R. E. White Margaret Williams W. C. Yancey, Jr. The second Wednesday of each month is devoted to the members of the Spanish Club, who gather at regular intervals to spend an evening in the atmosphere of old Spain before resuming their journey on the rocky road to learning. At these meetings a program is presented and a qualified speaker ad- dresses the group on some phase of Spanish life. One of the most interesting of these talks was that given by Mr. Harry Shepherd, a newspaper correspondent, who related his experiences in the Spanish war where he saw service and was wounded. In addition to these monthly meetings the Spanish Club sponsors the annual chapel program on Pan- American Day. Here songs and dances from the South American nations are interpreted by students, talks on the significance of this day to the United States are given, and a stronger bond between the two countries is thus established. Chief festivity of the year is the traditional Spanish banquet, usually held at a Mexican cafe, where enchilladas, tortillas, hot tamales and other typical dishes are served to the tune of " El Rancho Grande " and " La Cucuracha, " as sung by the members or played on the guitar. For the success of this most novel banquet, as well as for its other ventures, the organization owes much to the sponsorship of Professor White and Mrs. Morwood, who have devoted so much time, both in and out of class, to the furtherance of interest and appreciation of all things Spanish. THE SPANISH CLUB
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THE FRENCH CLUB Officers President Marie Lamarque Vice President Betty Mason Secretary-Treasurer Dorothy Kelly Virginia Adair Carolyn Adkinson Irene Baker G. L. Blaxton Margaret Brown Claudia Dickson Ethel Fulton Members Martha Hamner George Hearne Bette Heath Helen Heath Dorothy Kelly Frances Kizer Marie Lamarque Betty Mason John Marshall Eileen Maynard Jean Miles Mary Minta Moore Jo Beth Nelson Virginia Reily Edv in Whited Under the direciion of Dr. E. L. Ford the French Club, an old and active organization, continues to grow in numbers and activities, lending much prestige to the Foreign Language Department. Eligible for membership in this carefully selected group are twenty-five students who succeed in making and main- taining a " C " average in French, which, according to the would-be-members, is quite a difficult thing to do. Those industrious enough to make the grade meet on the second Tuesday of every month where discussions are carried on, games are played, and even the refreshments are served in French. As vacation time draws near, many fortunate students make their preparations for the European tour sponsored by Dr. and Mrs. Ford. Highspot of the trip is the visit in France, under the guidance of one who knows the people and the customs thoroughly and who can thus furnish many interesting side- lights seldom gained in an ordinary tour. This combination of travel and study, plus three hours of col- lege credit, makes this a rare opportunity for any student able to make the trip. Another feather in the " chapeau " of this group is the active part taken by its members in the meetings of the Modern Language Club. Many of the interesting programs presented during the year were under the supervision of the French Club. The French Club holds an informal meeting on the Arts Building steps
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The German Club gets in line lor some knowledge while assembled in Hen Phelps ' loom Officers President Beatrice Carlton Vice President Ursula Crawford Secretary Randolph Mayer Treasurer Price Eubanks Faculty Members Dr. and Mrs. W. G. Phelps, Darrell Overdyke Cora Burton Beatrice Carlton Ursula Crawford Dorothy Jane Dixon Price Eubanks Members Cleve Farnell ouida guice Elizabeth Ives Randolph Mayer Kathleen McSween Bachman Narors Edgar Percy Frances Perkins Joe Slattery Frank Word The German Club, in its brief life span of two years, has made such significant advances that a secure future as one of the prominent language clubs of the campus seems assured. The remarkable progress of the group is due both to the wise and capable supervision of Professor W. G. Phelps and to the un- usually high standards set by the organization as a whole and by each of the individual members in his pursuit of learning in the field of German culture. To further this interest in the fatherland, at all meet- ings the minutes are written and reported in German, a speaker addresses the group on some particular phase of their common subject, and most enjoyable of all, folk songs are always sung before the group adjourns. One of the featured speakers this year was Mr. Arno C. Halbfass of the Foreign Travel Bureau. As a climax to an active, eventful year the group celebrates with a complete German Banquet; every- thing from the bill of fare to the speeches shows the influence of a year ' s concentration and study. For the future, the organization has a calendar full of ambitious plans, and consequently, much may be expected of this comparatively young, but superlatively industrious group. THE GERMAN CLUB
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