Centenary College of Louisiana - Yoncopin Yearbook (Shreveport, LA)

 - Class of 1941

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Dependable Natural Gas Service Doesn ' t Just Happen! UNITED GAS PIPE LINE COMPANY Typical social organization. SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS The school year of 1940-41 has been a hot one for the six national fraternities and sororities on the campus. They, individually or collectively, have been " on the spot " almost constantly since school began. Fall rushing started things off with a major revelation — people weren ' t interested in fraternities any more. Organization heads, shocked into getting together and comparing notes, found that a dozen or so choice morsels, both male and female, not only had not joined a fraternity, but had announced their intention not to do so. It was a situation " without parallel in the history of Greek organiza- tions on the campus. cont ' d r Apparel Collegiate and Youthful for dressy needs and campus wear featured each season V. $ HIARKTi .J LOUISIANA REFRIGERATED PRODUCTS CORP. INCORPORATED ©f ICE}© We Employ " Gentlemanly " Salesmen _-

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THE 1941 YONCOPIN is BOUND IN A KINGSCRAFT COVER MANUFACTURED BY THE KINGSCRAFT PRESS, Inc. KINGSCRAFT, TENNESSEE LOUISIANA ' S OLDEST BANK Extends Best Wishes to 117-year-old CENTENARY COLLEGE (Oldest College West of the Mississippi River) FIRST NATIONAL BANK SHREVEPORT ' Big Shots " HOMECOMING QUEEN One of the most interesting elections at Centenary is always the one for Homecoming Queen. In this, the first " big " election of the year, the drawing power of the various sororities is accu- rately measured for future months. Sometimes, in past years, the results have been a complete surprise to the general public. This year, the wise guys on the campus were asking each other, " Who will the Zetas run? " For so many consecutive years that they have lost track of the actual number, the Zetas ' pride and joy has been their unbroken line of Homecoming Queens. In 1940, the man-on-the-campus felt sorry for the ZETA ' s, because he saw no candidate outstanding. Bui the surprise outcome of the year named Prexy Dorothy Robinson of that organization as the 1940 Homecoming Queen over three close rivals who threatened to go on top at any minute. No dreamer, Queen Dottie at once realized that her success was due as much to the loyalty her organization commands among the ambitious swains in the land as to her personal magnetism. Quiet, demure, of necessity studious, she won the hearts of those who had never known her before with her regal bearing and appearance on that black Homcoming Day, and capped with a glorious crown her meteoric rise to prominence in campus affairs, -which began almost a year before, when she was elected president of Zeta.



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SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS (cont ' d) From that moment on, catastrophe followed catastro- phe. First, Aufait started rushing (and don ' t you think for a minute they didn ' t) the girls who failed to pledge a sorority and walked off with a fair number of girls, who contrary to the previous reputation of the group, had looks, money, and a ready line. By far the most interesting story of the year concerns one Fred McClanahan and his advisor, Richard Nor- ton. No Greek, McClanahan early in the year organ- ized a somewhat diverse group of disgruntled anti- Greeks called " The Gentry. " No anti-Greek, he failed to gain the confidence of the group, which ousted him some two months later. cont ' d MORRIS-DICKSON DRUG STORES SHREVEPORT ' S DRUGGIST Since 1841 Institutions Building a Greater South Centenary College and Commercial National Bank

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