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Audrey, Bailey, Brown, Clay, Colvard, DeMoss . Freeman, Graves, Green Kleban, Larry, McGill Richey, Stringer, Strother, Watson. Maytield, Morris, Phillips, Officers President A. Browning Morris Vice-President Betty Jane Autrey Secretary-Treasurer Harrell Larry Members Betty Jane Autrey Eloise DeMoss Harrell Larry Ruby Mae Richey Elizabeth Bailey David Freeman Mary McGill Dorothy Searcy Emily Ruth Brown Glenn Graves Anita Mayfield Margaret Stringer Carolyn Clay Betty Ann Green A. B. Morris Margaret Ann Strother Miriam Colvard Joy Kleban Margaret Phillips Helen Watson During the past ten years the Commerce Club has been active in promoting a better understanding of prac- tical business operations by the students in the Commerce Department. Its purpose has been to bring to the student of commerce or economics some practical applications of the principles he is studying in the classroom. Leaders of business and industry in the Shreveport area have contributed much to the program of the organi- zation by giving of their time and facilities. Each year the program committee selects some particular phase of business activity in which the members are interested and devotes the several programs to a study of the selected business activities. This year ' s programs have been devoted to the oil industry, brokerage, and finance. Mr. John F. Adams of the Creole Petroleum Co. of Venezuela spoke on " Opportunities Offered by the Oil Industry in Latin Amer- ica. " Mr. Paul Clay of the Advertising Department of the Arkansas Natural Companies presented an in- teresting program on the oil industry which featured a sound film entitled " Oil in War. " Mr. Carney James, Manager of Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Beane, was host to the members of the club at a special meeting held in the company ' s brokerage office, where operations of the organization were demonstrated. During the year four former members of the club have passed three out of the four required sections of the examinations for the Certified Public Accountants Certificate given by the State Board of Examiners of the C.P.A. Society of Louisiana. These men, Robert Webster, ' 41, former president of the Club, Lewis Finnell, ' 41, Austin Robertson, ' 33, and Preston Petty will take the fourth section of the examination, Accounting Practice, in May. COMMERCE CLUB
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PRE-LAW CLUB Among the clubs of Centenary this year, a newcomer puts in its appearance. This organization, formed exclusively for the advancement of the pre-law students of Centenary, has twelve members at the present time. Under the capable direction of Dr. W. D. Overdyke, the Pre-Law Club seeks to acquaint law students with the foremost lawyers of Shreveport and with the great cases of the courts throughout the United States. The organization also offers an opportunity for association with students seeking a career in the same field. Founded on November 5, 1943, the club elected Browning Morris as president, Stuart Lunn as vice-president, and Glen Graves as secretary. To become a member of this fraternity a three-fourths vote of the club is re- quired as well as a sincere interest in the study of law on the part of the neophyte. In order to prove its intention of working towards a greater appreciation and understanding of law, the first act of the club was to provide a written constitution. This serves to keep order and train the members in the parliamentary procedure and penalty for carrying out business in places of formal enterprise. Special pro- grams and study sessions will be held for the further aid of the members in becoming better law students and, in the future, better lawyers and citizens of the community. Centenary is proud of this new club, which will doubtless prove itself beneficial to the members and to the college as a whole. Members Roland Achee Robert Eatman Glen Graves James Harpst Stuart Lunn Emmett McGovern Bob Mayo Philip Mecom Browning Morris Talmadge Reese Lonard Wells Alvin White Achee, Eatman, Graves, Harpst Lunn, McGovern, Mayo, Mecom Mcrris, Reese, Wells, White.
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Bailey, Babington, Branton, Caraway Cook, Craw ord, Eachus, Ellis, Eubank Spitzkeit. . McGuirt, Pomeroy, Reid, Roberts, Officers President Webb D. Pomeroy Vice-President Walton " Pete " Spitzkeit Secretary-Treasurer Ray Branton Members Wallace K. Babington Jane Lee Cook Donald S. Ellis Webb D. Pomeroy Harold S. Bailey Marvin H. Corley Furman Eubank Ann Wanda Reid T. Ray Branton Loyce Crawford Howard T. McCarty Bill Roberts Jimmie J. Caraway Doreen Eachus Garnett Richard McGuirt " Pete " Spitzkeit " Well done, thou good and faithful servant ... " The Ministerial Club is composed of members who have set as their goal in life these words of their Master. This organization has spread its Christian influence over the Centenary campus for twenty-three years, having been founded in 1921 by Dr. George Sexton. The Minis- terial Club has been fortunate in having as their sponsors since organization Dean and Mrs. R. E. Smith. This year the club has been under the capable leadership of Webb Pomeroy, recently called into Chaplain ' s service in the U. S. Navy, and vice-president Pete Spitzkeit. The entire plan of work for 1943-44 was. termed a " building program. " It is the object of the Ministerial Club to promote religious activities on the campus and in the dormitories. The first step toward this goal was, for the first time in the club ' s history, to include girls as members rather than as an honorary part of the organization. This year as in years previous, several of the members served as pastors for rural communities and as leaders for the religious assemblies. MINISTERIAL CLUB
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