Sweet Briar College - Briar Patch Yearbook (Sweet Briar, VA)

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MB Mm- ' ' I 5X1 r ■ » i »n«iw i ' m na . 1 _nj i mn »i « »i % ♦ % ♦ « IMS IK ' ' ■ ' % ••;• ' THE BRIAR PATCH PUBLISHED BY THE JUNIOR CLASS 1921 SWEET BRIAR COLLEGE Dr. Mary Harley Co Br. JHarp ftarlep 3n apjjreciation of ijer pcaritf of jeferbice at i toeet JSriar toe bebicatc tlji 3lnnual Views Akound Sweet Bkiak House BRIAR PATCH iSoarti of Birrrtors Rev. Carl V,. Grammer, I.. T. D., President Philadelpliia. Pa. Mr. N. C. Man.son, Jr.. Chairman E.r. Commitiee, Lyncliburg, ' a. Rev. Arthir P. Gray. Secretary Salem, Va. Mr. Fergus Reid Norfolk. Va. Mr. D. a. Payne Lynchburg, Va. Mr. R. Walton Moore Fairfax Court House, Va. Mrs. Beverly B. Munford Richmond, Va. OBrecutilie Committee Mr. N. C. Manson, ,Ir.. Chairman Lynchburg, Va. Mr. Fer us Reid Norfolk, Va. Mr. D. a. Payne Lynchburg, Va. BRIAR PATCH :! iBiiiaxQ of AtJininiistration Emilie Watts McVea, A. B., A. M., Litt. D President William B. Dew Treasurer and Business Manager Mary Harley Physician to the College Grace Burr Lewis Registrar Margaret Marshall Secretary to the President Ross V. Martindale Superintendent of Industrial Plant Jane K. Weatherlow, A. B Director of the Refectory Mary S. Dix Supervisor of Halls of Residence Mattie R. Vatteson --Superinsor of Faculty House and Infirmary Barbara C. Mallard Trained Nurse Ruby Walker Manager of Book Shop Nellie White Manager of Tea House % • % ♦ % BRIAR PATCH Cf)r Jfarult)) EMILIE WATTS McVEA, A. B., A. M., Litt. D. President MARY HARLEY M. D., Woman ' s Medical College of the New York Infirmary Professor of Pliysiologii ami Ili f iene CLEMENT TYSON GOODE A. B., Wake Forest College; A. M., Harvard University Professor of English M. ELIZABETH J. CZARNOMSKA A. M., Smith College ; Graduate of Semitics, Columbia University (1916-19) Professor of Biblical and Comparative Literature MINNA REYNOLDS B. A., M. A., Goucher College BRIAR PATCH M. DEE LONG A. B., Northwestern University; A. M. Columbia University A.i.tixtavt Professor of Encjlish ANNA S. THATCHER B. L., Smith College; M. A., Columbia Universitj- General Adviser of Freshmen English HUGH S. WORTHINGTON A. M., University of Virginia Professor of Modern Langtiages ALANETTE BARTLETT B. S. and A. M., Columbia University Assista7it Professor of Modern Languages ELIZABETH FRIENCH JOHNSON A. B., Goucher College; A. M. and Ph. D.. Johns Hopkins University Assistant Professor of Modern Languages • • - % ♦ J BRIAR PATCH NETTIE MOORE A. B., Randolpli-Macon Woman ' s College; M. A.. University of C " liicaa:o Tnstnictor in Modern Lanc uafie.i ANTOINETTE MALET Assistant in French HELEN F. YOUNG Pupil of Teichmiiller in Leipzig for five vears. of Schreck. and of other German and American Musicians Director of Music HELEN REICHERT Ferry Hall ; Certificate Pupil at Ward-Belmont ; Gradu- ate of Lake Forest Graduate School of Music; Pupil of Marta Milinowski, Luigi GuUi, Sigismund Stajowski EVELYN WILLIAMS Instructor in Theoretical Music and History of Music CAROLINE HILL CRAWFORD B. M., Syracuse University Instructor in J ' ocal Music BRIAR PATCH VIRGINIA RANDALL McLAWS Student in the Charcoal Club of Baltimore ; Student and Teacher in the New York School of Art ; Pupil of Henry Caro-Delvaille, Paris Director of Art CAROLINE LAMBERT SPARROW A. B., Goucher College; A. M., Cornell University; Graduate Work, Chicago University Professor of History ELIZABETH BROOKS A. B., A. M.. Universitv of Kansas RUTH B. HOWLAND Ph. B. and Ph. M., Syracuse University; Graduate Student at Marine Biological Laboratory and at Yale University Professor of Biolociy ADELINE AMES B. Se., A. M., University of Nebraska; Ph. D., Cornell % ♦ % ♦ % BRIAR PATCH EUGENIE M. MORENUS A. B. and A. M., Vassar College Professor of Maihemai ' ics KATHARINE LUMMIS A. B.. Fli. D., Stanford University Professor of Latin ELSIE MURRAY A. B. and Ph. D., Cornell University; Graduate Work, Columbia University Professor of Psychology IVAN EUGENE McDOUGLE A. B., Clark College; A. M. and Pli. D.. Clark University Professor of Economics and Sociology BRIAR PATCH JOHN L. NIERMAN B. S.. A. B., and A. M., University of Missouri Professor of Chemistri DOROTHY E. WALLACE Assistant in Chemistry ISABELLE STONE A. B., Wellesley College; M. S. and Pli. D. University of Chicago Professor of Physics ELSIE CARRINGTON Sargent School of Physical Culture Physical Training Director : li JOSEPHINE SCHIFFER Drexler Institute; B. S., Columbia S. GAY PATTESON B. S., Columbia L niversity Assistant Librarian ELIZABETH W. STEPTOE Drexler Institute Librarian X . f • THE COLLEGE " ' " " - ' -i ' vl The ivy and the icild vine intcrhnit The volumes uf their many ticining stems. — Shellky. A calm and gracious element Whose presence seemed the stceet income xlnd icomanli atmosphere of home. -Whittier. 16 .♦ % • MtM iJHJ 1 ■ .» ■ .-a--. ••I. « S H BbH IE X - J ■■■■.. ' « ■ " » ' -. , !■■■■ ■ " ' ? .af-t • iP ' :-:- ■■ •;£,,-■ ■■-,•■ ' " ■- " Wilderness and wood. ' 3Ii(l cvild yras,s mcaduicn ivliich the iniiifihiiic fills. — Arnold. . « •.,♦ ■% . ' 4 •% .A I Kuads of rvandering solitude. LiaM ■j ij: . m wmmK i ,;m ' ' ' ' |r ' v. ■ifui -J ' ' ' " • - - " .1 • ■ Jgy y M jf ! :% ■f- ' fl ' i ' l- ' •.•■. »-0 " " »- ■ ' The sounding cataract. 20 -3» % ♦ A land of trees ichieh reaching ' round about In shady blessing stretched their old arms out. 21 Harp of the xcinch. 22 ' L Earth has not an.ythiny to shoK more fair. — Wordsworth. 23 To picture out the ( uaiiit and curious bending of a fresh rcood- land (dley. — Keats. 24 " 3| i.i Halls built ' round tvitli ii i . -Shelley. 25 oil. tills learning tcliat a thing it is! 26 i»-i »,♦ • • % ♦ « Hate silent come the ivaters ' round that bend. 27 The year ' s at the spring. -Browning. 28 A hush of May fiotvers with the bees around it. There ' s a road that ' s tciiuliiig, tcinding, ' Til it ' s lost among the trees. SOIJ.ITT. 30 ♦ • • Here one feels a .sense siil lime, Of soinetliiiif far more deepl interfused. Whose dxcellhiy is tJte liylit of setting suns. -Wordsworth. M ' iV Tlie •stiirdi oak rcvY ; Ijroad spread houghs. 32 » • % % . Beholding the bright countenance of truth in the quiet and still air of delighted studies. — Milton. 33 Crowniny the red Virginia kills. 34 » 4 - • ••• SEMIDR BRIAR PATCH Jtnior Class Motto: Honor ante Honores Colors: Peacock Blue and Green Mascot: Peacock Officers MAYNETTE ROZELLE President FLORENCE SCOVELL Vice-President SHELLEY ROUSE Secretary RUSSE BLANKS Treasurer FRANCES SIMPSON Honor Council it)onorarp Q emftcts Miss Neuffer Miss Simrall Miss Shutte 36 ' " l % i Josephine Ahara misawaka, ind. Chemistri Rhoda Allen OLEAN, N. Y. Biology Madeline Bigger richmond, va. English RussE Blanks VICKSBURG, MISS. English Elizabeth Cole omaha, neb. Blnlof if € Catharine Cordes pittsbtrgh, pa. English Katharine Davis milford, del. English Florence Dowden fairmont, w. va. Biology • • ♦ • % ' Edith Durrell cincinnati, ohio Chemistri Fanny Ellsworth bronxville, n. j. Social Science TOLEDO, OHIO French RICHMOND, VA. Latin % ♦ ♦ ♦ %• % MattiI ' ; Hammond covington, va. English Florence Ives upper montclair, n. j. Biolof y Dorothy Job ashland, ky. Biology 1 Halle SIoore clarksdale, miss. History 7 « % Martha Morgan brockport, n. y. Enr lish Mary McLemore SUFFOLK, VA. Enr lish Mary Belle McNallv rena lara, miss. Chemistry Gertrude Paily milwaukee, wis. Science Katharine Pemnewill dover, del. Latin Shelley Rolse covington, ky. Eiic lish Maynette Rozelle chambersburg, pa. English Florence Scovell shreveport, la. English Marion Shafer brockport, n. v. Social Science Madelon Shidler south bend, ind. Social Science Elizabeth Shoop suffolk, va. English Frances Simpson cincinnati, ohio History ... - .-■%•♦ ■■ ' ' » A « Margaret Spengel denver, colo. Biology Katherinp; Taylor memphis, tenn. English Mary Taylor richmond, va. English Miriam Thompson brockport, n. y. Biolofjy Florence Woelfel morris, ill. German Ellen Wolf wilkes-barre, pa. History and Econoviics Miss NEUFiEH HONORARY MEMBER BRIAR PATCH 3 JTaretaJcll to Ci)i0 iDe of ParaDisc A ' lien ' 2 1 first came to college — four long years ago. It was to gain some knowledge of things we didn ' t know. In our first days so verdant, we watched life ebb and flow. Then started out to make our mark — but that was long ago. Now looking backward on four years — so many things we find Of things both light and serious, of deeds with valour signed ; To live up to our principles to conquer all in mind. To hold aloft our standards — let all memories be kind. We ' ve had our little triumphs — we ' ve had our failures, too. And now we pass to the greater world with many things to do, Linked in soul and spirit, Alma Mater, strong with you The blue and green of ' 21 pledge loyalty firm and true. ♦ .♦ » ♦ JUMIDR id m !yi Rinn inr; BRIAR PATCH Junior Class Long years ago a monument was set Within the hearts of men — A poet wrote these words in Latin tongue And scrivened them in letters of pure gold: " Lest we forget . . . forget. " And now we ' ve gone so far along our way. Along the wondrous way of college life; And now the doors are opening — again We see the things we had some time forgot. O Class of Sweet Briar Juniors, in this day Of rush and hurry after Wealth and Fame, Remember this our motto and resolve To pledge ourselves anew to faithfulness, To live according to our promises. That when we leave our old familiar seats. Enfring the stir and whirl of larger life, The future classes may revere our name And keep our motto theirs : " Lest we forget. ' 58 1 ! ■ ' • • ■;▼ •:•■•■•,■%• , • II BRIAR PATCH Junior Class Motto: Ne ohlmscamur Colors: Green and Black Class Flower: Honeysuckle Emblem: Oak Tree ©meets RUTH FISKE President MARION WALKER Vice-President LILIJAS SHEPHERD Secretary AMEY SMYTH Treasurer ) Honor Council onorarp 00em6ers Miss Gascoigne Mr. McDougle 59 It BRIAR PATCH ALICE BABCOCK COLUMBIA, S. C. All the noise in Gray can ' t Possibly come from the Mail line. It ' s probably Alice Working the Pulley Up to her colleagues Above. HELEN ANDERSON CLEVELAND, OHIO If you want to Know anything About Missionaries in China Landscape CJardening, or World Fellowship at S. B. Ask Helen. 60 ' ' ' ' ' ' ■ ■%•:♦ ' ♦ BRIAR PATCH p:dith bodley LOl ' ISVILLE, KY. Edith And Madeline Toddle around And sliimmie in the Half light While All keep time. CATHARINE COOK TOWSON, MI). Smile beaming Hair gleaming- Eyes dreaming Fascinating. syneo])ating Conflagrating Kitty Cook. BRIAR PATCH BURD DICKSON PITTSBURGH, PA. " The meeting will please come To order An important Announcement All girls who Help Paint the gym floor with Linseed oil Will receive sweaters Without warning. " GERTRUDE DALLY CRAFTON, PA. From class to meetings — From meetings to hockey — From hockey to dancing — And then — A quiet evening for Us all. Who wouldn ' t fall asleep At those jokes. ' 62 " ' - 5» » b «. ' ' . BRIAR PATCH ALICE EARLEY VALLEY CITY, N. D. We ' re afraid to Say What we ' d like to About Aliee — She ' d think it only Propaganda To get in good with Student government. RUTH FISKE MT. VERNON, N. Y. Huge crowd gathers ' Round Many cheers ! Freshman Class Cries " Page Ruth Fiske. " 63 BRIAR PATCH ISABEL FRANK MARION, OHIO " I ' m a wreck, " they Say is Isabella ' s favorite Expression. But personally We can ' t See How it applies. MARY ELIZABETH FOHL PITTSBURGH, PA. Cute Calm Capable Clever A complete success! 64 ■ •.♦:; : " ♦ -A ,,. , II BRIAR PATCH JUANITA FULLER NORMA, TENN. If we stopped To e aborate on Juanita This annual Would be Fidh r Thai the Junior Class Can alford. RUTH HAGLER WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, O. Those quiet looks are Deceiving But her eyes Give her Away. They are humor Incarnate, But a kindlv humor. 65 BRIAR PATCH LOIETTP: HAMPTON NASHVILLE, TENN. To prove: Loiette = Sugar Given a dainty maiden Blue eyes A wicked line. What more ? What need of more ? Q. E. D. CLARA HOGANS OAK PARK, ILL. Merry Care-free Whistling Laughing Happy-go-lucky Clara. 66 i %. ♦ ♦ BRIAR PATCH ELIZABETH HUBER GETTYSBURG, PA. She can hablar espanol Give lier " r ' s " a Triple roll In fact, she Finds That Spanish is Not hard. MORRELL JONES LOUISVILLE, KY. Bell rings Roll call Class starts Time elapses More time elapses Enter The late Miss Jones ! 67 BRIAR PATCH MINNIE LONG ROCK HILL, S. C. Frivolously sensible Seriously humorous Diiferently indifferent Just Minnie de Foix. LILLIE MADDOX BIRMINGHAM, ALA. Two eyes of blue A winning smile Some puffs of hair A perfect dance A W. and L. Queen. 68 HB! " - ■: " t-.% ' ---j6_ L i ' i. • % • « BRIAR PATCH MARGARET MENK MUNHALL, PA. Hat from Paree Gown by Lucille Most modish Shoes Corsage bouquets Our fashion-plate. MARGARET MIERKE CLEVELAND, OHIO Ever A ' bodv there Curtain rises Mierke plays Lead Much applause Plav a Hit! 69 BRIAR PATCH SADIE MORRIS ATLANTIC CITY, N. J. No, you haven ' t Been seeing Double and They aren ' t Twins This is Sadie. MARJORIE MILLIGAN ABERDEEN, S. D. Time: Breakfast Enter Marge Hair slicked back Collegiate look Time: Saturday Night Handsome coitt ' Frivolous aspect Metamorphosis. 70 ♦ ' ♦♦• BRIAR PATCH MARY MUNSON SPRINGHELD, ILL. Tlie good old Novel Huge big chair MiK ' li pecan Candy Registers all content. MAYLEN NKWBY CHEWE. V.A. " I must go to y. p. I. It ' s a matter of life And death. Miss Lewis will Drive Me to suicide If she doesn ' t sign That permit! " BRIAR PATCH ELIZABETH PICKETT MADISON, N. C. Elizabeth Pickett a Freshman Elizabeth Pickett a Junior Wliat a difiference ! BEULAH NORRIS NEW CASTLE, PA. Is it A suppressed desire Seetliing In lier subconscious Mind that Makes Beulah so Tickle-brained? 72 ♦ ■»■;%. -.♦ BRIAR PATCH LILLIAS SHEPHERD RALEIGH. N. C. Active Tom-boyish Happy Lithe Eager Tantalizing Interesting Clever AMEY SMYTH BLACKSBl ' RO, VA. The other day in Class The professor got up And said " Who can interpret Browning ' s Niimpholeptos? " And Amev could ! He knew she could. BRIAR PATCH GRIZZELI.E THOMSON NORFOLK, VA. Last nig;lit as Usual Tliere was a Fudge party up in Grizzelle ' s room Aren ' t you glad You ' re One of Grizzelle ' s friends? JULIA STEINMAN riNCINNATI, OHIO I may not sing or elocute Didactie verse I may not Write I use this talent day by Day I laugli ! BRIAR PATCH RUTH ULT.AND flNflNXATI. OHIO You know tliat Mail box Tliafs Always full of letters When your ' s is Empty ? Well, that ' s Ruth inland ' s! MARIAN WALKER EAST ORANGE. N. .1. She lias clever ways They put pep in our daj-s And her little ingenue Sighs ! But the point of this ditty Is ain ' t it a pit}- The things that slie does with her eyes ? 75 Dr. McDougle junior class advisor BOFHOnDREI BRIAR PATCH opftomorr Class Motto: Spectaviur agendo Colors: Delft Blue and Black Mascot: I ion Emblem: White Pine Officers HELEN TAYLOR President MARGARET WISE Vice-President ELIZABETH HALI Seeretan, ADA TYLER Treasurer Honur Council Member IDonorarp Q embpc Miss Sparrow 79 BRIAR PATCH Class Hon Mildred Baird Josephine Bechtel Bernice Blair Margaret Benton Christine Beroer Louise Brinkley Ellen Brown Harriet Brush Helen Burke Matilda Bryant Margaret Burwell Marjorie Cannon Mary Chantler Dorothy Copeland WiLLETTA DoLLE Dorothy Ellis Louise Evans Lillian Everett Louise Frank Adele Pies Elizabeth Franklin Harriet Gatewood PlNKNEY GoFFIGAN Helen Gaus Gertrude Geer Margaret Gehris Jane Guignard Marion Hafner Katharine Hagler Elizabeth Hall Bessie Hoge Katharine Hancock Frances Insley Rebecca Janney Eliza Kavana Marie Klooz FiTZALLEN Kendall Alice Knoedler Mildred La Venture Ellen Leiper Jane Lee Dorothy Lovett Mary McCaw Dorothy L thers Helen Massie Stanley Miller Muriel Milligan Minnie Morris Helen Morris LaVern McGee ]SIary Milne Ritchie McGuire Frances McKinney Helen McMahon Louisa Newkirk Gladys Neel Martha Newton Phyllis Payne Evelyn Plummer Lydia Purcell Helen Quayle Helen Richards Clare Robertson Martha Robertson Phyllis Schurman Mae Smith Frances Smith Lillian Spilman Virginia Stanberry Helen Taylor Elizabeth Taylor Harmol.ene Taylor ]SIarian Taylor !Margaretta Tuttle Dorothy Travis Mary Thomas Ruth Trexler Ada Tyler Mary Venable Isabel Virden Corinne Walton LoRNA Weber Katharine Weiser Helen Welch Helen Whittemore Catherine Wilson Margaret Wise Katharine Zeuch Helen Zielsdorf BRIAR PATCH Cfte opI)omorc Class We ' re building a highway tlirough the years To mark where we ' ve passed along, Each of us bringing liis mortar and brick. And each of us bringing his song. Some of the way is old and worn; And some of the way is new — Field and forest of Things-to-be-Learned The highway must lead through. We ' ve played as we ' ve worked in our building, Won honors, found leaders and friends ; A record, it stands for tlie things we have done, As our travel along it ends. Firm and smooth lies the Soplioraore Road, Stretching away from the mire ; Moving all obstacles out of our path. We ' re paving the way with desire. Half of our work is finished now, There is half of it yet to be — So we ' ll leave to our Alma Mater The Highway of ' 23. 81 C ' AMi ' us Scenes «i 4 II BRIAR PATCH jFres1)man Class Motto: Facto non vcrbam Mascot: Swan Flower: Clematis Colors: Amethyst and Gold ©fftccrs ANNIE FORD President DELPHINE NORTON Vice-President MARGARET NELSON Secretary RUTH DURRELL Treasurer MARY MARSHALI .. Honor Council Mr. N. C. Manson Mrs. Warren G. Harding 85 BRIAR PATCH Katharine Allison Julia Anderson Doris Ballard Donna Barrett Sophia Belber Fredrica Bernhard Florence Bodine Elizabeth Brewster DoRENE Brown ] Iae Brown Veni ' s Bi ' ckingham Kate Buhl Louise Carper Annie Carter Harriette Charles Olive Clark Mary Elizaheth Cornick Margaret Covington Margaret Dick Dorothy Dobbs Eloise Doxey Hilda Dreyfuss Ruth Durrell Josephine Edwards Genevieve Elstun Byrd Fiery Caroline Flynn Annie Ford Jacqueline Franke Louise Garrard Jean Grant Class moll Helen Grill Marion Grimes Elizabeth Guy Louise Hadden Elizabeth Hamann Frances Hamburger Lucy Hanger Iargaret Hardy Mary Harmon Eleanor Harned Annie Harrison Margaret Henigbaum Josephine Hodgson Bernice Hulburd Esther Jack Harrel James Margaret James Emily Jeffrey Susan Johnston Thelma Jones Janet Keeling Vivian Kelly Lydia Kimball Kathryn Klumph Eloise LeGrand Charlotte Lincoln Josephine Loomis ISIartha Lobinger Muriel Mackenzie Marjory Mann Celia Marshall Mary Marshall Mabel Martin Elizabeth Iassie Emily Meredith Grace Merrick Dorothy Meyers Mary Millard Annie Miller Edith Miller Phyllis Millinger Iary Mitchell Helen Mowry Lorraine ] IcCrillis Elizabeth McKellar Maria McCormack Muriel MacLeod Fanny Neal Margaret Nelson Delphine Norton Elizabeth Pape Marion Parke Mary Clare Petty Helen Prange Blanche Quincy Edith Reams Katharine Redd Margaret Reynolds Helen Rhodes Mary Rich Marjory Robinson Thomasine Rose BRIAR PATCH Josephine Saylor .Janet Schureman .Ianet Shutts Eleanor Sikes Susan Simrall Cornelia Skinner Katharine Slaughter Rebecca Snyder Elizabeth Sparrow Louise Spedden Tracy Steele Elizabeth Sti ' dley Mary Stephens Mary Elizabeth Suttot Marian Swannell Ruth Tinkham Madge Venable Josephine Von Maur Kathryn Waller Gwendolyn Watson Priscilla Weeks Alice Wells Ruth Williams Anita Wilson Mary Wilson Eleanor Wilson Florence Westgate Elsie Wood Gladys Woodward Elizabeth Woollcott Alice Wray 87 BRIAR PATCH f istorp of t )t Jfrrsftman Clasa NOCKING at the gates of the City of Those lo Seek came a tlirong of eager maidens. For afar into tlie Northlands, away to the broad lands of the West, and deep into the Southlands did the fame of this high-walled city spread. And at their knock there did come a Gracious Lady who bespoke them fair and did give to them good welcome to her city. But thus made she war ning, sajdng, " Lo, the road of Those Who Seek is not one of smoothness, but is oft beset with obstacles. Ne ' ertheless within these walls will ye find great joy, yet will ye not be free from Dolor, for so it is with Life. Howsoever, if ye be not afeared but hold faithful to the cause. The Place of Light will be revealed. " Wherefore at these words the heads of the maidens were uplifted, for of gallant heart were they; and clear-visioned they did accept the challenge, entering straight way. Then chose they leaders for their Search and the Swan of Puritj ' to be their guide. This they did emblazon on a banner of deep purjile and fair gold, inscribing beneath the words. Facto non verhiim! So it was that the maidens came to dwell within the high- walled city and to seek after the True Knowledge which alone is the Light of Life. -• « ♦ ♦ • rSTUDEMTH BDVEKhriEnT BRIAR PATCH tutient (l o )ernment dissociation Officers FANNY ELLSWORTH President MADELINE BIGGER Vice-Presideni GERTRUDE DALLY Secretary MARION SHAFER Treasurer ( unn Mz Committee MARGARET MIERKE House President of Grammar MARGARET WISE House President of Manson ELIZABETH TAYLOR House President of Randolph ELIZABETH COLE House President of Gray MAYNETTE ROZELLE House President of Carson Ii)onorarp emliers Frances Simpson Amey ' Smyth Harriet Brush 90 BRIAR PATCH g tutitnt O o )ernmrnt HE very center of the campus life is the Student Government Association. This self-governing body is not directly under the supervision of the faculty, for the latter merely approves its laws and rulings, which are actually made by the students themselves. Xo hardship is placed on any particular person, for every one has to obey the same voice, that of public opinion. The keystone of the Student Govermiient arch is Honor, in work and in play. But for its observance the whole system would collapse and with it would vanish all the rights and jirivileges now enjoyed by the students of the college. The Association stands for all that is best and highest in our school world. Its officers are girls who are chosen by their companions because of their character and worth, and who are entrusted with the carrying out of the laws which each mem- ber of the Association has helped to formulate. If every one will realize her individual responsibility and try to live up to it, the organi- zation will succeed, and the college be strengthened thereby. 92 - % • ♦ t House Presidents Helem Tayloh fire chief BRIAR PATCH oung KBomnt ' s Christian dissociation Dfficcrs MARY TAYLOR President RUTH FISKE Vice-President LYDIA PURCELL Secretar, ELIZABETH COLE Treasurer Cabinet Helen Taylor Maynette Rozelle Florence Ives Elizabeth Taylor Helen Anderson Marjorie Millioan Virginia Stanberry Louisa Newkirk Edith Durrell 96 ' •■ ■■♦ BRIAR PATCH || 1. WB, C. . F course, the Young Women ' s Christian Association, if it is to be really successful, must have in it the real personality of all the girls in college. After all, the Association is just ourselves banded together to help each other in our every-day life, to make life richer and more enjoyable. We find enjoyment in discover- ing new topics to think about and to talk over, in looking farther than ourselves and in studj ' ing and helping people of other countries, in expressing our personalities by the carrying through of some responsi- bility, or the enlivening of life in general. Since Y. W. is meant for daily life, we Sweet Briar students de- cided that we should like our membership basis to be such that no girl would be excluded from the Association save by her own volition. Accordingly we adopted what is known as the Personal Basis of Mem- bership. Any girl may become an active, voting member provided slie states that she is in sympathy witli the fourfold aim of the Asso- ciation and that it is her piu ' pose to live as a true follower of the Lord Jesu-s Christ. She depends on her own conscience for her standing and not on whether or not she is a member of a Protestant Ev ngelical Church. We believe that since taking this step Y. W. has meant more to us and to more of us than ever before. Certainly we have faith in our ability to recognize a good thing and in showing an interest in the activities of the Y. W. C. A. the students are simply giving expression to the desire to do anything which is for the welfare of Sweet Briar. BRIAR PATCH Blur WiliV t F tliere is one thiiifj; whicli the college girls of the United States seem to value and enjoy it is the Y. W. C. A. siininier conference. Blue Ridge, N. C, is the meet- ing place for the student associations of the South Atlantic Field, and do you know — they say that it is the most beautiful of all the conference grounds in America If you have ever been to Blue Ridge you Avill readily sympathize with our ravings about the scenery. The conference comes just at the end of college and lasts ten days. You can get so much out of those days that when you look back over them and see what you have learned you feel like the line that wonders " how one small head could hold the things he knew. " In the morning there are classes, Bible classes and other kinds, dis- cussion groups and lectin-es. In between times you dash over to the book shop and squander your pennies on ice-cream cones. Oh, the food is a most attractive factor in Blue Ridge life! Afternoon is yours for recreation. All the " best outdoor sjjorts " may be indulged in at pleasiu-e. Among the number are swimming, hiking, tennis, and basket-ball. In the evening there is singing on the steps of Lee Hall. It is at these " sings, " when the twilight is closing in about j ou, that you feel simplj drowned in beauty. Then some verj great and famous person will give a talk and your evening is complete. This year that above-mentioned person may be Dr. Calkins. Now can you miss him? 100 -iS r A-w - BRIAR PATCH Seriously, if you go to Blue Ridge you will have something splendid to look back on and be glad for all the rest of your days, and no one can take away from you the pleasure of the experience. 101 WiNTEB Scenes ■♦-.♦,« jar. BRIAR PATCH Bramatics Officers CATHARINE CORDES President STANLEY MILLER Vice-President MARGARET MIERKE Secretari and Treasurer Dramatic Committee Rhoda Allen LiLLiAs Shepherd 104 BRIAR PATCH Bramaticsi HE dramatic season opened early. With tlie assist- ance of INIr. Robei ' t Dempster, of New York, Paint and Patches at its first performance presented two one-act plays in wliich some of the new members ap- peared. In the first play, " Emily ' s Yonng Man, " Frances Simpson was especially good. Rebecca Janney and Madelon Shidler supported her well in minor parts. The second play was " Three Pills in a Bottle, " a fantasy and character play. Shelley Rouse as " Tony, " the little boy, and JNIargaret Mierke, as his mother, were the chief characters. The parts were well ren- dered and the costuming was excellent. The two plays, with one other, were taken to Lexington, where they were recei ' e(l with great applause by the students of V. M. I. and W. and L. The Ripjilers gave " INIice and INIen " on January l th, featiu ' ing old as well as new stars. Ada Tyler made an attractive hero and Alice Wells l)ids fair to become one of our leading actresses. Frances Simpson with her usual charm did much to make the play successful. AVith JNIr. Dempster ' s coaching, the college has taken a new interest in the dramatics. 106 BRIAR PATCH m HK ml S P ' ph ' ' m Hi SnS t!2 Pk H HH 1 i T HSiv|vJL t: m 1 wm J Sib " SV V k i m I ' H 1 l flH y i K - r r n H nm ' tS %■ Eipplrr Cfjaptrr Officers FRANCES SIMPSON President MARGARET MIERKE Secretarij and Treasurer Louise Brinkley DoRENE Brown Elizabeth Cole Catharine Cordes Burd Dickson Edith Di ' rrell Alice Earley Fanny Ellsworth Genevieve Elstun EouisE Garrard 00eml)er0 Bessie Hoge Florence Ives Jacqueline Franke EvDiA Kimball Mary Heath Jones Margaret Mierke Clare Robertson Lillias Shepherd Elizabeth Snoop Frances Simpson Miriam Thompson Katharine Taylor Ada Tyler Thomasine Rose Eloise LeGrand Alice Wells Celia INIarshall Helen Taylor Lorna Weber 108 I I M H I BRIAR PATCH iHerrp Jester Chapter ©ffirers MADEI.ON SHIDLER President CATHARINE WILSON Secretnr, and Treasurer 0@cmbcrs Josephine Ahara Julia Albers Rhoda Allen j lorence bodine Russe Blanks Hilda Dreyfuss Ruth Fiske Marion Grimes Bernice Hulburd Muriel MacLeod Edith Miller Stanley Miller Sadie INIorris Maylen Newby Delphine Norton Louisa Newkirk Elizabeth Pape Evelyn Plummer Shelley Rouse Marion Shafer 110 Madelon Shidler Elizabeth Sparrow Virginia Stanbehrv Elizabeth Taylor Isabelle Virden Marion Walker Florence Westoate Catharine Wilson Elsie Wood 1920 jHinstrfl IjoVd HE 1920 JNIiiistrel Show opened with a l)ang, and (hihi ' t lose the nionientuni of its good start. Janney and Mc- Kellar were " the two end men, and when we weren ' t convulsed at jNIcKellar, we were dying laughing at Janney. They " pulled off " a lot of new stunts that were even better than usual. We have never seen jSIae in such a pensive mood, but when the spirit moved her there wasn ' t an inch left still. The solo parts were all clever, but special mention must be given Lette Shoop. Perseverance and hard work were shown in her rendition of " Chu Chin Chow. " Lette recom- mends the Rote memory course to all singers. In case you did not recognize all of the darkies, the line-u]j for the show follows : E. McKellar H. Taylor F. Kendall J. Anderson E. Jefi ' rey A. Tyler Ci. Thomson D. Elstun R. Janney R. P ' iSKE E. Shoop yi. Shidler Interlocutor, M. Walker E. Plummer M. Chantler E. Taylor 111 ■ ' Mice and Men " BRIAR PATCH Ct)e jFacultp la s N Saturday iii iht, Xoveniber Gth, the faculty, under the able guidance of JNIr. Dempster, jjresented three one-act plays. The audience was large, for word had gone forth of the high quality of the jjhiys, and every one was anxious to see them. " Fame and a Poet, " the first, was an unusual play with a sur- jjrising twist in it. INIiss JMorenus made a striking Fame, and tln-ew herself into her part with zest, while JNIr. Dempster had the true frenzied air of a jjoet. INIr. JNIcDougle renewed oin- previous pleasant impression of him by his realistic interjjretation of the poet ' s practical- minded friend. The scenery was very effective, due to JNIiss Craw- ford and her co-workers. In the second play, " Joint Owners in Spain, " the chief characters were Dr. Lummis, who acted in her usual efficient way, and Miss Young, who was excellent as the tearful old lady. Dr. Harley as the matron of the Old Ladies ' Home used her office manner to jierfection. The last play, " The ImiJertinence of the Creature, " featured JNIiss Gascoigne and Mr. Dempster. The faculty have every reason to be pleased with the success of their plaj ' s. 113 Campus Scenes BRIAR PATCH 2lti)lrtif 9[sfioriattott ©meets BURD DICKSON President ELLEN WOLF rice-President LILLIAS SHEPHERD Secretary HARRIET BRUSH Treasurer Crccutiue Committee Helen Taylor Mary Chantler Elizabeth Taylor Gertrude Dally Elizabeth Franklin Beulah Norris Amey Smyth Pftpsical Director Miss Cara Gascoigne 116 I • mm les BRIAR PATCH WEET BRIAR offers wonderful opportunities for out-of-door sports. Tlie eliniate and the character of the country are especially suited to hiking and riding almost the whole year. Every student takes an inter- est in some sport, one result of which is our high aver- age of health. As in most colleges, numerals, mono- grams, and sweaters are given in recognition of good work in ath- letics. Since the establishment of the point system these honors have been difficult to win, and are therefore highly valued. This year marks the beginning of a new era for Sweet Briar, as we have for the first time in om history jjlayed intercollegiate hockey and basket-ball. Lynchburg College and Westhampton both went down before our sturdy hockey team, and we expect our basket-ball squad to defeat its rivals with equal success. We look forward to more contests of the kind on field and lake days. Intercollegiate athletics build up college spirit and bring about a more broad-minded view- jioint in other matters. We have been very unfoi-tunate in losing Miss Gascoigne, our able instructor and friend, but our new coach, IMiss Carrington, has capably assumed her work. We have great hopes for the future ath- letics of Sweet Briar, 118 .i== - Elizabeth Taylor head of basket-ball BRIAR PATCH arsitp Basfett tall quatj forwards Ellen Wolf Louise Carper Katherine Klumph GUARDS Mary Chantler Lydia Purcell Marian Swannell CENTERS Bernice Blair Helen Mowry Frederka Bernhahd Elizabeth Taylor ©enior- opfjomore IBasket fiall ©quaD forwards Ellen Wolf Virginia Stanberrv Mary McLemore GUARDS Mary Chantler Fanny Ellsworth Lydia Purcell CENTERS Elizabeth Taylor P ' lorence Scovell Florence Ives 31unior=JFresl)man IBasktubnU qiiaD forwards Louise Carper LiLLiAS Shepherd Katherine Klumph Annie Ford GUARDS Margaret Nelson Marian Swannell centers BuRD Dickson Amey Smyth F ' rederica Bernhard 120 KlU l- ' lil ' Sll IA ' I ' l ' AM Sk.Mi IK -Si il ' IIOMORE TEAM Athletic Scenes Helen Taylor head of hockey ♦ ♦ BRIAR PATCH 19arsitp flockcp Ceam Elizabeth Taylor Center Forward Lydia Purcell Right Inside Maynette Rozelle (Capt.), Left Inside Harriette Brush Riglit Wing Fanny Ellsworth Left Wing Burd Dickson Center Half-Back Louisa Newkirk Right Half-Back Iadelon Shidler Left Half-Back Mary E. Fohl Right Full-Back Gertrude Dally Left Full-Back Margaret Gehris Goal Margaret Nelson Helen Anderson SUBSTITUTES Evelyn Plummer Margaret Mierke Helen Taylor Mary Iunson 3unior=3rfSt)man ftofkcp Cram Helen Anderson Center Forward Burd Dickson Center Half-Back Thomasine Rose Right Inside Mary Munson Left Inside Amey Smyth Riglit Wing Margaret Mierke Left Wing Margaret Nelson Right Half-Back Marion Walker Left Half-Back Mary E. Fohl (Capt.)-Right Full-Back Gertrude Dally Left Full-Back Minnie Long Goal SUBSTITUTES Grace Merrick Olive Clark Josephine Loomis Elsie Wood g)rnior:: op1)omorc florferp Cram Elizabeth Taylor Center Forward Lydia Purcell Right Inside Harriette Brush Right Wing Maynette Rozelle (Capt.), Left Inside Fanny Ellsworth Left Wing Ellen Leiper Center Half-Back Madelon Shidler Left Half-Back Louisa Newkirk Riglit Half-Back Helen Taylor Right Full-Back Catharine Cordes Left Full-Back Margaret Gehris Goal SUBSTITUTES Miriam Thompson Mary Chantler Margery Cannon Elizabeth Shoop 124 Jttnior-Frksiiman Team Senior-Sophomore Team Beulah Norris head ok tennis « i i « II BRIAR PATCH BEULAH NORRIS. Head of Tennis Cournament College Singles Cup (Spring 1920) Fanny Ellsworth, ' 21 Annie Ford, ' 21 ) Harriette Brush, ' 23 1920-1921 Class Singles (not played off). ♦ ♦ Fanny Ellsworth tennis champion » » % % Mary Chantler head of hiking BRIAR PATCH flikf iLratJcrs Marion Shaker Helen Anderson Shelley Rouse Amey Smyth Ruth Fiske Madelon Shidler LaVern McGee Mary McLemore 132 » « i I Amey Smyth head of track BRIAR PATCH jfitlh Baj) LiLLiAS Shepherd, Head of Fiehl Day KecotDs for 1920 EVENT WON BY Standing Broad Jump Nancy Hanna 7 ' Running Broad Jump Claibe Robertson .. 13 ' Running High Jump Harriet Brush 4 ' Hop, Step and Jump Claire Robertson .. 26 ' Shot Put Ethel Wilson 133 ' Baseball Throw Amey Smyth 8 Hurdles E. Elkins 1 50-Yard Dash Amey Smyth f 100- Yard Dash Amey Smyth 13 ' Javelin Throw Amey Smyth 59 ' Inter-Class Relay Freshmen Basket-ball Throw Harriet Brush 70 ' COLLEGE RECORD 9 " Catherine Wali 8 ' 12 11 " Ellen Hayes, ' 14.. 16 ' 5 61 2 " H. Brush, ' 23 4 ' 61 2 10% " Ellen Hayes, ' 14.... 34 ' 5 5 " J. RiEVES 30 ' 2 ' Ys " R. Maurice, ' 14 184 ' 21 2 1 " Amey Smyth, ' 22.... 8 ' % Ruth Howexl 6 ' 5 4 " Clare Shenehon.... 6 ' 5 Ellen Hayes 12 ' 4 31 " Amey Smyth 59 ' 11 " 134 • ♦ t i % % Elizabeth Franklin head of swimming BRIAR PATCH ilafif Bai CHARLOTTE ANDERSON. Head of Lake Daij EVENTS WON BY TIME COLLEGE RECORD Swim to Dam Ellen Wolf 8 ' 16 " 8 ' 30 " Relay Race Charlotte Anderson l ' 38.1 " Helen Anderson Burd Dickson Sophomores. ' 22 Boat Race ■ Charlotte Anderson 2 ' 23 " Helen Anderson Marion Walker, Co.rswain Sophomores, ' 22 Tub Race Burd Dickson 31. " Dash to First Raft. 50 yards__-Ellen Wolf 2 ' 1.2 " 1,5.2 " Dash to Second Raft. 100 yards.Ellen Wolf t9 " Candle Race Charlotte Anderson 136 BRIAR PATCH EiUins Heatiera GERTRUDE DALLY, Head of Riding Fanny Ellsworth Marion Walker Ellen Wolf Shelley Rouse Burd Dickson RussE Blanks Katharine Davis Louisa Newkirk 137 ;,g j,!5|92vU3 ' 2Jii ' 23[ ,1922, Wearers of S. B. Numeral: Wearers of S. B. Monograms Wearers of S. B. Sweaters BRIAR PATCH Current Clients MARION SHAFER President MISS SPARROW idvisori) Member Committee Evelyn Plummer Stanley Miller 140 H BRIAR PATCH international delations Club HE work of this club, wliicli was ably started through tlie influence of Dr. INlcDougle last year, has continued at Sweet Briar this year. In September, twenty new members were taken in from the three upper classes, and with the cooperation of the cliarter members a study of " The Russian Revo- lution, " starting liack in 1800 up through the present-day history, in- clusive of the phenomenae of Bolshevism, was carefully undertaken. The study for the rest of the year will include " The Monroe Doc- trine and the Great War " and " The Near East, " covering the Bal- kan problem. The club meets every two weeks, and the subject matter is pre- sented by four or Ave girls who follow a syllabus which is published by the Carnegie Foundation. Correlating with the subject matter which is being studied, eminent men are sent by the Carnegie Founda- tion to sjjeak on some phase of the work. Such men as Prof. Lind- say Rogers, of Harvard University; Prof. E. A. Horen, of Patna College, India, and Prof. E. A. Ross, of University of Wisconsin, were among the lecturers. Especially to those majoring in history and economics is this club fulfilling a purjjose which no other agency could, for it brings a first- hand knowledge of Political Science and International Relations. 141 BRIAR PATCH || international Inflations Clut) MARION D. SHAFER President FRANCES SIMPSON Vice-Presidenl MADELINE BIGGER Secretary Josephine Ahara Helen Anderson Mildred Baird Madeline Bigger Edith Bodley Harriet Brush Catherine Cordes Katharine Davis Edith Durrell Alice Earley Fanny Ellsworth Louise Evans Isabelle Godwin eicmbcr0 Marion Hafner Katherine Hagler Florence Ives Rebecca Janney Marie Klooz Minnie Long Stanley Miller Marjorie Milligan Halle Moore I.aVern McGee Mary McLemore Maylen Newby Louisa New kirk Beulaii Norris Helen Quavle Maynette Rozelle Shellev " Rouse Marion Shafer Elizabeth Shoop Frances Simpson Frances Smith Amey Smyth Virginia Stanberrv Mary Taylor Miriam Thompson Ada Tyler 142 BRIAR PATCH Cftr Briar atri) ALICE EARLEY Editor-in-Chief MARION WALKER Business Manager Amey Smyth Lilerari Editor Mary Elizabeth Fohl Photographic Editor Margaret Mierke -Irt Editor Ruth Fiske Feature Editor Marjorie Millioan Assistant Business Manager Helen Anderson Assistant Photographic Editor 144 BRIAR PATCH Ci)c iDtet Briar JHaga inc SHELLEY ROUSE Editor-in-Chief MADELON SHIDLER Business Mcnxu cr ASSOCIATE EDITORS Dorothy Ellis Amey Smyth Helen Taylor Jane Guignard ASSISTANT BUSINESS MANAGERS L orna Weber Dorothy Travis 146 fc i % % BRIAR PATCH (J5rap Daps It is a dreary day — tlie souls are restless, Drifting in mists of the valleys everj ' where; The wind is heavy with the sighs of spirits, Whisp ' ring, wand ' ring thro ' the hazy air, Weeping, for the sun that giveth courage. Drowned in the tears of our remorseful eyes, Ever delays to bring the longed-for morrow — Fading the gray into the brave blue skies — Hearken the winds that lightly sweep the valleys, Bearing the souls again each to his star ; Watching to-night, we see them yearning o ' er us. Comrades undreamed, who give us from afar Their understanding love — could we but know. They are the souls we mourned for long ago. 148 % i % m BRIAR PATCH Ct)oir CAROLINE H. CRAWFORD Director Christine Berger Byrd Fiery Jaqueline Franke Gertrude Geer Elizabeth Huber Vivian Kelly Marie Klooz Josephine Loomis Katharine Marshall Dorothy Meyers Marjorie Milligan Helen Mowry Evelyn Plummer Helen Prange Edith Reams Mary Rich Elizabeth Sparrow Amey Smyth Kathryn Waller Katherine Weiser Alice Wells 149 3n jHemoriam IBoctor aaSalhcr • ■i -- ' ° ' %■■ Helen Beeson may queen, 1920 II BRIAR PATCH || Cfjr jHap 3Bap Jfcte THE PERSONS OF THE COURT The Queen of May Helen Beeson The Maid of Honor Helen Johnston Presenter of the Scepter Rhoda Allen Presenter of the Garland Lee Schurman THE LADIES OF THE COURT Dorothy Nicholson Florence Scovell Eleanor Guthrie Genevieve Brosius Marjorie Bergen Elizabeth Franklin RussE Blanks Elizabeth Thigpen Hannah Keith Louisa Newkirk Claire Robertson Adele Feis Eunice Branch the flower girls Mary Belle McNallv Torrence Redd COMMITTEE OF ARRANGEMENTS Helen Beeson Chairman Hannah Keith Chairman of Dance Edith Duhrell Decorations Selma Brandt Music Fanny Ellsworth ) TT„ T r Proqravis and Costumes Helen Johnston I ■ ' 153 May Day Scenes ;May Day Scenes May Day Scenes A 5 i % % II BRIAR PATCH Ct)e jHap Baj) aseant Cfte Pipes of pan Episode I The pipes of Pan sound free and clear As dawn awakes tlie forest trees ; Tliey echo tliroujjh tlie summer air, And sweetly in the morning breeze. And now the village maidens all In answer to the woodland call. With shepherd lads in raiment bright Before the altar dance and Jjlay, Then fast before the coming night Back to the village wend their way. The God awakes, and Satyrs wild appear, Sportingf they deem themselves unseen by men ; And as they dance. Syrinx, the maid, draws near. Returned to view again the face of Pan. The merry Satyrs greet her wond ' ring eyes. Fading into the distant forest hues — The God enamoured then the maid espies. And Syrinx, fearful, flees and Pan pursues! Episode II Through woodland glade Pan seeks the maid. And Phoebus sends his messengers in quest. While Cloud and Wind follow behind. All hastening in search of maid distrest. Episode III Among the graceful Water Nymphs at play Fair Syrinx, wearied, pauses on her way. And Arethuse, in pity for her need. Changes the lovely girl into a reed. The Satyrs, liid near-by, away to Pan And tell him all — within a moment ' s span He comes — he plucks the reed, bears it away. While through the forest sounds the joyous lay The shrilling Pipes of Pan in triumph play. LeaDcrs of Dances in tfte pageant Sunbeams M. delon Siiidler Satyrs Eliz. beth T.wlor Water Nymphs Edith Bodlev Maidens Mary Taylor Winds Burd Dickson Shepherds Gwendolyn Barrett The Pageant BRIAR PATCH H program of Commfncrmcnt IBrrfe ]May 29th to June 1st Satukday, INIay 29th Lake Day. Garden Party to the Seniors, given by the Sophomores. Sunday, May 30th Baccalaureate Service. Sermon by Rev. John Howard Nlehsh. Step Singing. Monday, ]May 31st Luncheon at Sweet Briar House. Class Day Exercises. Pianoforte Recital by jNIiss Selma Brandt, ' 22. Tuesday, June 1st Commencement Exercises. Address bv Rev. John Howard INlelish. 162 II BRIAR PATCH AST June during the spare moments of Commence- ment Week tlie alumna ' prepared and gave a play. This production, " The Rainbow, " surpassed the ex- pectations of even the most sanguine admirers. Ellen " Jim " Hayes, one of oiu- celebrities, as " Xeil Sumner, " made an unusually good hero. INIartha Darden, al- ready familiar to us through " Quality Street, " was most attractive to us in the character of " Cynthia Sumner, " the charming daughter of " Neil. " Anne Shutte, whose histrionic ability had before been demon- strated on the Sweet Briar stage, made an effective villain, while Mar- garet JNIcVey, as " Edward Fellows, " the lawyer friend, and Grace MacBain, as " Neil ' s " wife, performed their roles with undoubted talent. In fact, everj ' member of the cast was a star in dramatics dur- ing her student days. The play was well presented and proved the cleverness of the Sweet Briar alumna?. Cast of Cfjaracters Neil Sumner Ellen Hayes Edward Fellows Margaret McVey William Mortimer Jane Henderson James Judson Louise Hammond Nicholas Hollins Anne Shutte Bennett Louise Case John Carpenter Gilmore Helen Bishop Ruth Sumner Grace MacBain Betsy Sumner Corrine Gibbon Cynthia Sumner Martha Darden Jane Palmer Catherine Marshall Elsie Davis Mildred Ellis Therese Agnes Quinnerley 163 i HB : ■l fi_x l 1 . - ' T ■». ' ■■ ■♦ -.♦ BRIAR PATCH jfountjrr ' B 3Bap OUNDERS ' DAY began with the usual excitement, for we were greeted during breakfast with a biu ' st of music from the Refectory balcony, rendered by the Sophomores in derision of the Freshmen. Two valiant meml)ers of the former class stole the improvised Freshman banner which was hung from the front of the Refectory, but had to replace it because of popular feeling. The consequence was enthusiastic singing of class songs l)y both sides, and to prevent a hand-to-hand fight, the Seniors started a college song. Finally the crowd dispersed, leaving the purple and gold of the Freshmen to adorn the Refectory, while the Sophomoi ' e banner, guarded by three of that hardy race, waved triumphantly over Gram- mer Hall. The exercises of the day went off very well. The under-classmen shivered in their white dresses, envying the Seniors, who for the first time appeared in their well-earned caps and gowns. The address was well worth listening to, and the chorus sang in a pleasing manner. After lunch the Freshmen, who had been convicted of breaking the varsity council rules, entertained the entire school and the visitors. Gladys Woodward played and sang to a select gathering in Gray Parlor. Elizabeth Massie was forced to neglect her dignity and dis- play her horsemanship, riding a broomstick. Dorene and Tom showed great ability as scrub-women, demonstrating on the Refectory steps, and Bonny Venable recited " Annabel Lee " to an appreciative audience. The four o ' clock dance in the gym was enjoyed by so many that the floor was crowded and the dance progressed very slowly. A big feature of the occasion was the big dance at night, led by Louise Brinkley and JNIax Barker. We were all very much pleased with our Memorial Day from beginning to end. 165 Founder ' s Day Scenes II BRIAR PATCH ©etJicatton To those huge queens to ichom every one else is sad, To those sad queens to whom every one else is sad. And to those middle road queens to whom every one else is sad. And to any 07ie and every one who gets sore heeause she was pieked on or because she wasn ' t picked on This, the most humorous feature section ever contained in a Briar Patch, is dedicated. 167 ♦ ♦ • ■ V FoK.MER May Queen ' n of Swicet Bkiar Characteristic Poses BRIAR PATCH Josephine Ahara We Iiaven ' t a doubt that the next generation at S. B. will be studying Ahara ' s Wonderful Dis- covery of How to Break Up Ions. Poor Galileo and Newton will blush with mortification. But we can ' t decide whether to tabulate Jo as a physicist or a Red Cross worker. " Has the mail come yet? " 170 i « BRIAR PATCH Rhoda Allen Gentlemen and fair youths take warning! Never let this within your gaze or you will be lost. She is the ideal of beauty of over half the Southern colleges and Rhoda is what she appears to be, so if you desire to know her, just look at Rhoda. And one good-looking dress suit transforms lier into the most ravishing man imaginable. 171 II BRIAR PATCH Madeline Bigger Tliere may be times in her career when she cannot eat or cannot sleep, but never is there an hour when she does not have complete control of that heavy line. She is one of the original gym hounds, and her athletic pur- suits are confined to this brancli. But she stars in all branches of academic pursuits. 172 BRIAR PATCH RussE Blanks Some girls are pretty, some charming, some gifted with tlie power of leadersliip, some brilliant, some talented, some gen- erous, otliers lovable — but to find all these attributes packed into one girl without an ounce of con- ceit makes us think that the im- possible is possible. 173 II BRIAR PATCH Elizabeth Cole If you ever see a figure looking like the Uneeda Biscuit advertise- ment tramping off in the rain — that ' s Betty. We predict a busi- ness career. Have you seen that commercial looking desk in her room? And what good will her Greek do her then ? And the more we think of it, she ' d make a good scissors grinder. Did you see her in Three Pills in a Bottle? 174 BRIAR PATCH Catharine Cordes Kate Cordes was cut out for a diplomat ' s wife, but in the mean- time she is sta_ving at S. B. Pos- sessed of dignity and ease of man- ner, we feel that Kate can be counted on in the last lap. Slit- has a sense of humor and a happy faculty of being able to talk her- self out of any scrape. This is the girl who knows more about rice than fifty Chinamen. If you ever want to know who is the Prime Minister of Siam, what is the diameter of the moon, or any thing at all about rein in particu- lar, ask Kate. It doesn ' t make any difference whether she ever heard of it before, she ' ll tell you about it from A to Z. 175 • ♦ ♦ BRIAR PATCH Katharine Davis We haven ' t seen as nnieli of Kitty this year as we ' d like to. You see, she ' s had to devote so much of her time to V. P. I. X ' ersatility is her middle name. Tlie ease with which slie sings, |)aints, sews, plays the piano and violin, dances and gets her ath- k ' tic ])oints in one year is appal- ing. Slie can do any thing but wear red. 176 BRIAR PATCH Florence Dowden Slie tried to fool us at first about Biology being her specialty, but this year she gave herself away. The only requirement she makes for a roommate is that it be some one wiio is not frightened at tad-poles and other amphibia. Her room is a young aquarium. and she features Woods Hole in the summer. 177 II BRIAR PATCH Edith Durrell That most orderly of all peo- ple, Edith Durrell, spent her Senior year on that most dis- orderly of all places — second floor Gray — and survived it all witli equanimity. If you want to know statistics, just ask Edith, and to put it simply, she delves deeply into the mysteries of alchemy. 178 II BRIAR PATCH Fanny Ellsworth Fannie will have her little prac- tical joke! Her latest is about that unmanageable left foot which often leads her astray. The agency of Crutchfield ' s is a great honor that we are all striving to have next year. It brings so much publicity af- far as mail is con- cerned ! Fanny has a 600 kilo- watt smile that is irresistible, and that alone will get her any- where. 179 BRIAR PATCH Ruth Geer " Old Faitliful " up in Yellow- stone has been beaten at its own little game of reliability, for Ruth has the edge on it. In this struggle for knowledge, facts don ' t have a chance to slip away from Ruth. She holds on to them tight and when exams arrive she is never exposed to the entranc- ing aroma of the midnight oil. 180 i % %• II BRIAR PATCH Isabel Godwin " Je we sais pas " are the only French words that do not prop- erly belong to Isabel ' s vocabu- lary. She seems to have a hyp- notic influence over the academic departments and in Latin she is the eighth wonder. 181 II BRIAR PATCH Mattie Hammond " Where are you off to now? " But Mattie liasn ' t time to answer. Siie is bound for V. P. I., W. and L., V. M. I.. A. M. A., U. S. N. A., U. Va.. or wliat not! Wednes- day is her usual day at college, but sometimes she is a little late fjetting back and has to stay here Thursday. 182 % % BRIAR PATCH Florence Ives Beliold a student who never knows what it is to bluiT or to wait with straining ears for tlie blessed jang le of the period bell. " It is all perfectly simple. " That ' s the way Florence starts out to explain things to the Fresh- men in her Biology Lab., and by the time she gets through with them they realize it. 183 BRIAR PATCH Dorothy Job Dot they say pulls many " bones " — of course she has to do that in Biology Lab., and it must be force of habit. She leaves us often for little visits in the neigh- borhood and she thinks S. B. would be a wonderful place if it weren ' t for the academic side of it. 184 i % % « BRIAR PATCH ■ 1 Pll 1 Ir. ' : " " 1 Halle Moore Don ' t get into an argument with Halle — she ma_v convince you that tlie moon is green cheese. Ask the Junior Class about her ability as a debater. She is learn- ing to be a politician too. If Halle ever goes to California she will be in her element, for from her impersonation at the Senior party we know that she ' ll put the original " Bathing Beauties " to shame. " Oh, Marv Belle ! " 185 4 » i BRIAR PATCH Mary McLemore Tliis is tlie first Lette — tlie other half of the second one. How did tliey get their names? Ask them ! McLemore has three iiobbies — dancing, dancing, and dancing. But why speak of dancing? For she belongs in the 100 in regard to this. If slie ever xhould have to dance more tlian ten steps with the same man slie ' d tjiink slie was stuck. 186 1 f .■ . • BRIAR PATCH Martha Morgan Martha was not among the verdure of the campus when ' 21 began its career, but it hasn ' t taken her long to make a place for lierself at S. B. Her activi- ties have been many, but her prowess in athletics has been con- fined to walking. We hear she has a most remarkable diary and we expect to see it as a posthu- mous publication. 187 BRIAR PATCH Mary Belle McNally Even the j oiliest of us are seri- ous sometimes — especially in Chemistry when making chloro- form or ether. For a while the crowd in Mary Belle ' s room was a mystery, but drop in there some time and have her tell you a story and you ' ll swell the crowd. Mary Belle and her charming voice are always on hand to help you out. 188 BRIAR PATCH Gertrude Pauly There isn ' t a more attractive suite at Sweet Briar than Gert ' s. and it registers good taste and domestic ability. Gert is kept busy giving ideas to otliers not found in the House Beautiful. It must take a lot of time from her bridge. 189 BRIAR PATCH Katharine Pennewill Here ' s the girl wlio can twist tlie knots out of Latin as if tliere weren ' t any. But Latin isn ' t her chief pursuit — they say her stationery bill is equal to the en- dowment fund. When you ask lier for a dance in the gym she manages to give you tlie twenty- nintli. 190 BRIAR PATCH Maynette Rozelle What can Maynette be talking about, I wonder? It may be the affairs of Carson or such a seri- ous countenance may possibly mean she is thinking which one to have over to the gym next Satur- day. From the many duties of class and Y. W. she still finds time to answer the daily letters regularly. 191 BRIAR PATCH Shelley Rouse We ' re convinced of Shelley ' s dramatic ability, for when an active girl like Shell can imper- sonate an invalid boy it shows talent. We admit she has a strangle hold on literature and gets away with a high tempera- ture line with the professors. Shelly is one of the best of friends and the better we know her the better we like her. 192 BRIAR PATCH Florence Scovell If you ever see at the next dance you attend a tall young lady with a debutante slouch and the bored air of a superb super- sophisticated, don ' t look for her lorgnettes or expect a limpid Bostonian brogue — that ' s camou- flage. She has a brilliant and versatile line, and in order that she won ' t get out of practice up here, she gives the Freshmen the benefit of it. We know that she will carry away not only her sheepskin, but the love and friendship of those she leaves be- hind. 193 BRIAR PATCH Marion Shafer If you have ever nut a i irl witli more ability than Shafer you have one on the rest of us. Sliafe knows exactly what she is goinp; to do and then does it re- gardless of obstacles. From the amount of sewing she is doing and her absorbed attention in Houseliold Management Class we judge — but you have guessed tlie rest ! 194 BRIAR PATCH JMadelon Shidler An unfailing example of per- petual motion has been discovered but one thing is still unascertain- able — just what direction it will take next. Enthusiasm — that ' s Shidler. She is always busy and whatever she does she does in a hurry, but it is always done well. Her opinions are her strong point, and if you want to hear them go to Soc. II Class. 195 BRIAR PATCH Elizabeth Shoop Slioop is tlie prosecutor of dull care. She is invincible in re- jiartee and irresponsibility. It ' s the funny things she has said and her unfailing good humor that we will remember when we think of Lette. 196 ♦ ♦ ♦ % BRIAR PATCH Frances Simpson Don ' t think slie is worrying because she is quiet. Slie is mere- ly dreaming of that wonderful vacation — past and future. There is just one thing against Fran, but that is serious. She com- mitted the unpardonable crime of waiting until her Junior year to come to Sweet Briar. She is our most accomplished actress and if ten years from now you hear of a remarkable stage success — wake up ! — it ' s Fran Simpson. 197 BRIAR PATCH Margaret Spengel A cliarming light-liaired. light- hearted maiden but far removed from the class described as light headed. Posters come from under her brush as if by magic and she manages to keep a good class standing while her attention never leaves Ethel M. Dell. She startled us all the time she as- sumed the side curls of a Colonial ladv at dinner. 198 BRIAR PATCH Mary Taylor Tay is a typical Southcriifr. and no matter when or wliere you meet her she always has the same courteous attitude. Even getting locked out from breakfast doesn ' t ruffle her sunny disposition. It is needless to say, she is a favorite with every one. Who could have thought our dignified Y. W. presi- dent could have brought down tlic house singing " Whose Baby Arc You? " 199 BRIAR PATCH Katharine Taylor Beliold a Tea House Queen ! The question is — who will inherit Katy ' s permanent place there? We don ' t know for sure but she 7nitst have taken lessons in coach- ing plays from David Belasco and almost any play at S. B. has had her help. We went to her room to interview her for this write up, but, as usual, she wasn ' t there. That ' s her chronic condition ! 200 ; % ( » H BRIAR PATCH Miriam Thompson Perliaps she has a ;)asf or that dreamy look in Iier eyes may tell the story of a broken heart. If you ever want to find any of tlie Freshmen, call up to Mike ' s room first to save going to Grammer. BRIAR PATCH Florence Woelfel We know Miss Wliite hopes Florence won ' t give up tlie Tea House for Lent. And tliey say that the stock in the Southern R. R. rises during the months Florence is at college commut- ing between here and Lj-nchburg. Have you ever lieard Florence laugli ? You laughed too, didn ' t you? It ' s contagious. 202 BRIAR PATCH Ellen Wolf Strange and devious are the ways and activities of Ellen. No matter how well you know her you cannot prophesy just what she will do next. There is one thing certain about her, " Every picture tells a story, " and those two twinkl ing eyes are the index of a mischievous disposition. One of the things we seldom see at S. B. is a team without Ellen. She is particularly in her glory on Lake Day, but dabbles in all other sports. 203 BRIAR PATCH Jfrom 0m Jfrestman to noti)er Have you ever Stopped To consider Your daily Classmates Among the Freshmen ? How meek And unobtrusive Is Grace Merrick? What a huge Pow-wow About anything in general El Harned Is always Raising? How cold Distant And aloof Is Dorene Brown Toward the Seniors? What a wee Small Voice Has Harrell James? How Marnie Heningbaum (poor thing) Flunked All her subjects? How Shy And retiring Is Dot Meyers? How pale And thin From excessive Study Catherine Allison Is becoming? What a high Shrill Voice Tom Rose has? And how Daintily feminine 5he is ? How anxious We are To see " The Bud grown Into a Full Rose " Or The Debut of Miss Sparrow? What a Wild woman From tlie West Fanny Neal is ? 204 BRIAR PATCH Commuters Cafic j otice When you go to Lynchburg there are many things you must not miss. First, do not miss buying the yard of muslin for Helen, the hair nets for Mary, or the powder for Grace. Then never miss the " movies, " a chocolate stir at Craighill ' s, and, of course, do not miss your dinner. These things are all important, but there is one more that stands out above all the rest in huge red glaring letters in my mind. Do not miss the train home. Now that may not seem important, but listen to my sad story. We heard it whistle, flew down the hill to the station, stumbled down the steps and got tliere in time — to wave the last car out of sight. Calamity ! A flood causes great disaster, a fire devastates homes, an earthquake upsets everything, but missing that train ! We begged the trainmen to let us drive one of their engines out to college, or walk along the track and catch up with the train, but they sent us away. Cruel men ! Finally in despair and with mueli trembling we telephoned the college and asked them what we could do. " Hire an automobile, did you say. Miss Dix? Oh, yes, we never thouglit of that! " It was a lovely night, just made for automobiles, and I must confess I enjoyed that ride immensely, but I must stick to my subject as other great writers do — you must not miss tliat train. Flr,-tsTud. .•5« you v«.r. .Lt 1h£ itaj. dop, after the Sweet Dftar «hovv Toot PiTtt tuAe -to-be ■ 1 cra.v£ ' ■e-m sweet «.v»d. Simple (iKe ' Emilf ■■ Second dilto Aw — Aen ' tyco ' Xv»w uvamai LiMleoirl ( », ter teciT o fi,.t SW.; T ' n broK.«. h.o..rtii ii «« lied. r. TnaKc n o« ylam brohe ! W Paging Sweet Briar at W. and L. 5 . r BRIAR PATCH Scraps from Class iWrcttngs Senior JNIeetixg RESIDENT ROZELLE waves the smelling salts, and the Seniors snap to. Kate Cordes rises from her two seats to address the meeting. Tay Taylor tumhles in laughing, telling of a funny one j3ulled at a Y. W. meeting. Martha and Mike cry for more. Lette ShooiJ proudly announces she is well on the way to a Phi Beta Kappa Key. Hissed. Bootsey agrees that she is the smoothest girl on campus — led away gibhering. Shafer says that her text-book on " How to Get It Over " is coming along fine and will be 207 BRIAR PATCH on sale in a few days. Betty Cole tells of how big she used to be out West — told to go back there. INIattie makes a late but dramatic entrance. Note from JNIary Belle who says that she is ill in bed. Halle asks to be excused also, as she wants to go to town with JNIary Belle. Fanny wakes up and crabs the Seniors for making too much noise, and especially steps on Shelley for talking so loud. Russe asks that the less aesthetic girls stay away from the gym Saturday nights. Florence says she can ' t pay her dues, as her check this week was only a hundred. Junior Meeting President Fiske opens hostilities. Lillias reads a standing ex- cuse from Beulah, who pleads overwork on the Briar Patch. Beulah protests and states she is in the chapel. Lillie enters in evening dress, nearly breaks up the meeting, says she ' s been so rushed getting around to all the dances that she just hasn ' t had time to change her clothes. Bodley tears in and says she has an ad for the annual. Cheers. Alice announces that the Juniors will receive only one free copy of the book. More cheers. JNIarge says she has convinced the faculty of her undoubted ability and will probably take Dr. Mc- Dougle ' s place after she gets her degree. Pickett sent out for mak- ing too nnich noise. Menk and Ruth Hagler go out to try to quiet her. Kitty Cook comes in with a ball and chain on her ankle and states that she is developing speed for basket-ball. Burdie assures her of a good place on varsity, even if it means kicking Amey off. Loiette is requested to refrain from snoring so that Alice and Grizzelle can hear what all the noise is about. Sadie called down for laughing uproariously. Gert moves an adjourmnent to Randolph Parlor, 208 BRIAR PATCH where she can play with the ivories. Little Anderson asks, " Why not roll ' em here? " Every one fades away. Sophomore INIeeting Stage all set for get-together, with President Laugh-Getter Taylor playing the leading role. Fran jNIcKinney gives a shoit travel talk. Lillian Everett hums strains of " INIargi e, " while Phil Payne heats time with pencils. Kit Hancock squelches them and says she prefers " In the Shade of the Old Apple Tree " anyway. Beth Hall says next year she ' s going to run for class treasurer, says there ' s no gold in this secretary ' s job. Dot Travis makes a plea for the Sweet Briar Magazine and tries to sell a few copies, says it ' s a good number. INIac tosses JNIargaret Burwell out for reading La Vie Parisienne. La Vern gives a snappy talk on the attractions of the Naval Academy. Edith INIiller and Trex urge the class to petition the faculty for special V. M. I. dance cuts. Helen INIorris seconds the motion and says, " Why not University of Virginia, too? " Harriet Brush wants to know how she can get to meet some of the men in the gym on Saturday nights. Jane Guignard debates this question with herself and loses. Lorna Weber is d etected passing chewing-gum to Marie Klooz. Ciddy confiscates the gum and extends an invita- tion to the Sophomores to visit her any time and have some. Fitz- allen slides in through a secret passage wa ' in time to walk out again as the meeting ends. Freshman Meeting President Ford waves the olive branch and the sections of the class declare a half-hour armistice. Marian Swannell endeavors to 209 BRIAR PATCH get into the ehapel with the girls, but the door doesn ' t match her, and she sits down outside. JNIartie Lobinger, just back from the Tea House, is awakened by Peggy Nelson, who pleads for athletes in the Freshman Class. Dorene is asked to give the gym a lot of time Saturday nights. Betty Sparrow announces that she is leaving col- lege to play in the movies. Emily Jeffery is told to get out and meet ijeojjle, says she knows enough sad birds already. Freshmen take offense. Dorothy Austen gives a talk on the Freshmen being neater. Grace JNIerrick tells the girls to take heed of Dorothy ' s words and to look her over as an example — thrown out by El Harned and Bernice. Dode Von JMauer wants to leave college and go on a concert tour. Poor Dode was overcome by JNIyrna Sharlow, we take it. The meeting is broken up by the Amherst Police Force, who says it ' s against the law to address a mob of this size. 210 BRIAR PATCH S. B. C. Va., Monday. Dear Bill: Well Bill this is the hest old plaee in the world although I have only been here a few months. I know you do not know I am here or you would of come to see me before this but how I knew you were at Charlottes ille a girl that rooms down the hall from me Effie Geer knows a boy there Pete Billows and Pete came to see her last Sat. night and I broke him in the gini and he said where did I live among other things and when I said Parker Pa. he said M iy there was a boy up at the house from Parker named Bill Ames and I said Bill Ames vhy I ' ve known him since early school days in the first grade, and so I am wi-iting to ask would you like to come down here some Sat. night maybe the next one. But please let me know so I can sign up for you with Xannie Fellsworth Pres. of S. G. A. that ' s Student Government Ass ' n and also so I can sort of spread it around that I am going to have a date. Until then Your old friend. MiGGiE Grahaal 212 BRIAR PATCH S. B. C, Va., Tuesday. Dear Bii-l: Well Bill probably you think it is funny for me to be writing so soon again and even l)efore you answer my letter but I was talking to some girls in our room last night and we were just talking along the way girls do. you know how it is and I happened to say that maybe I was going to have a boy from home down liere next Satur- day who was at the University and they all said how grand and we kept on talking you know Bill the way girls do. and do you think you eoidd liring four other boys with you The four girls are awfully good looking and I am sm-e your friends would like them a lot. Espe- cially Bill if they are Fraternity JNIen of course I know all your friends are. Please let me know about this as soon as possible. As always. Your friend, MiGGIE G. P. S. — Do your friends wear long trousers? I don ' t mean just regular jjants but the kind that wrinkle around your ankles sort of. you know how 1 mean. M. G. S. B. C, Va., Wednesday. Dear Bill: Well Bill I have not heard from you yet but I am not worried because I feel sure you are coming and also yoiu- four attractive friends but I just wanted to tell you that I had not forgotten I had invited you down and maylie you might feel embarassed or some- thing about coming the first time but it will be allright and we will make you all feel right at home so don ' t he afraid or anything. Yours mitil then, MiGGIE. P. S. — Can voii toddle? 213 BRIAR PATCH Thursday. Dear Bill: Well Bill I am not nervous or anything because I feel sure I will get a letter in the afternoon ' s mail but I just wanted to write and tell you I hadn ' t forgotten you were coming and if you wanted to you could take us to dinner at the Virginian in Lynchburg first if you wanted to because lots of girls do that and I have never been with a man altho I have had lots of chances but just never did. Maybe you could telejihone or something to let me know about this so I could be there on time and also the other girls. As ever, Your friend, MiGGIE. Friday. Mr. Ames: — There must be some mistake, I did not understand Mr. Bellows to say that you were the man who took care of the furnace in the Fraternity House and altho as you state you are from Parker Pa. which is my home town I feel sure you are not the Mr. William Ames that I went to school with altho you say you once cut off a lock of my hair when I sat in front of you which is verj ' improbable as I was not that kind of a girl, and so I wish you to please destroy the letters I have written to you thinking you were a different man. I am thinking of changing colleges in fact I have decided to and may leave any day. Besides I have had a wire from Washington and am going up there to-night as my aunt is quite sick. My four best girl friends are going with me. I hope to be bothered with you no more. Miss M. Graham. 214 II BRIAR PATCH On Monday I reported as a Candidate for The Hockey Team. Miss Gascoigne Looked at me And smiled. On Tuesday I hit the Ball Three Times — And my foot Eleven times And ran uj) and down the field Until I was blue in the Face. On M ' ednesday I played in a game and a Center on the other team hit me Between the eyes A Right Wing ran over me and A Left Inside hit me with Her Stick And sprained my Ankle. I ran Toward The goal keeper and Her stick Skidded and broke My Roman Nose The ball Hit me on the side of my head And my Right Ear is perfectly flat. That was on Wednesday. On Friday Miss Gascoigne Sent Skinney to the Infirmary To tell me That I didn ' t make the team Because I didn ' t report for Practice On Tlmrsday. WHAT THE OLD GIRLS MISS ♦ ♦ II BRIAR PATCH 3 Spring Dap White clouds, a patch of blue. The rustle of a thousand trees, A robin bathing in the morning dew And singing with the breeze. Tlie laughter of a host of daffodils Beside a rippling brook, That gurgles joyously o ' er sunny hills And shady nook. Twilight and sunset sky Far off in the west, The echo of an owl ' s wild cry ; The world has gone to rest. Tlien silver stars a shining crescent moon And twinkling milky way A cobalt night that cannot pass too soon To make another day. 3 3lust IDearD Cfjat- Isabelle Godwin flunked all her courses. Giddy Franklin has sworn off the gym. There isn ' t any noise in Manson. Miss Morenus passed some one in Math. Dr. Harley sent Miss Schiffer back to put on a serge dress. Bus Fold sewed some hooks and eyes on her gym bloomers. Fanny Ellsworth got a package. 219 ■ BRIAR PATCH Calentiar September 22. — New girls desceml upon Sweet Briar en masse and are greeted by the Y. W. bell hops. September 23.— Old girls arrive muchly dis- gusted by finery and form. September 24. — Convo- cation exercises. All the hot dope is handed out to an overflowing chapel. Senior and Junior elections. September 25. — Every one off to the big metropolis. Y. W. shows the new girls what high life at S. B. is. First serenade ol ' the season when Juniors welcome their attractive baby sisters. September 26. — Step singing, and Freshmen sing their first song. September 27. — Sophomore elections. The usual late returners straggle in. September 28. — Doctor Harley falls in the lake to test the water. September 29. — Varsity council meets to discuss ways and means of squelching the green and iniruly Freshmen. September 30. — Freshmen buy material for aprons. Juniors in- dicted for profiteering by a certain little red-haired Freshman. October 3. — Freshman-Sophomore rumpus. " More jjeople killed — blood all over the ground " — same old story. October 4. — Freshmen with their doggy aprons appear. Sophs, out with pad and pencil. October .5. — P reshman meeting in hut. Sophs, put lights out. October 6. — Freshmen serenade Juniors first time. October 8. — Mr. Dempster gives reading. Dramatic bids given out. II BRIAR PATCH 9.— Water and lights off ! ! 11. — Tennis Tonrnanient starts. 15. — Merry Jester initiations. 16. — Rippler initiations. 17. — Sandwich sellers hegin their round of the dorms. 18. — jNIr. Anderson, Repuhlican, speaks. 21. — A Freshman asks Beulah Xorris to he her faculty October October October October October October October advisor. October 22. — Two nmlti ' s here. Junior night in the gym. October 23. — Mr. Demjjster ' s playlets. October 24. — First varsity council meeting. October 27. — Freshman asks if there are going to be eats at the Junior party. October 28. — Junior party to Freshmen. Freshmen elections. October 29. — Founder ' s Day. University men have huge celebration. October 30. — Florence Ives gets mad at the unfair Democratic methods. She says they were mean to get a dem. mule when they knew the Republi- cans couldn ' t get an ele- phant. November 1. — Shoojj shows her diversification — plays elephant for the Republicans. November 2. — Straw vote. Harding elected. Returns announced at the movies. November 3. — Grace Merrick asked to be mentioned in the Briak Patch. All right, Grace. November 6. — Faculty plays. November 8. — Freshman elect Annie Ford jiresident. Juniors serenade. November 9. — Tav Tavlor delivers oration in dinina-room. BRIAR PATCH ]Mi.ss McVea needs a marked copy while Junioi ' s get prize November 11. — Armistice Day, of the calendar. November 12. — Tacky party. Freshmen display tlieir tackiness. (Get that! ' ) November 14. — JNIerely Sunday and nothing more. November 16. — Big rain. Burdie organizes varsity crew to prac- tice on the various lakes around the campus. November 19. — Fish day — you know the rest! November ' 20. — Lynchlnu-g College plays hockey 10-0. Juniors sing farewell to Hockey Team. November 21. — Hockey Team, with Bah Beiilah as mascot, goes to Richmond. November 22. — Sweet Briar beats Westhampton! We ' re thinking of entering the Olympic games!! November 23. — Team comes back in glory. Sophomores serenade Seniors. Close harmony featured. November 24. — Thankfully some leave for the big holiday. The rest of us are glad to see them go. (Grape nuts!) November 2.5. — The hunt. Thanksgiving Day. The much-talked- of fox is slain. November 27. — Every one back in body if not iii spirit!!! December 2. — Fooled you. Nothing happened to-day! December 3. — New INIerry Jesters give dinner-jjarty in the Tea House. December 4. — Freshman party to Juniors. JNIuch elegance. Fresh- men revived the Juniors ' faith in old Santa Clans. December .5. — Xmas bazaar. Juniors try to kid the rest of the school into thinking that Xmas is near. December 9. — INIinstrel show. S. B. overcome when McKellar puts Al Jolson in the shade. December 11. — First signs of Xmas — trunks! December 12. — Christmas carol service. December 14. — Students ' recital. Gert Dally and her jazz band cap the climax. December 17. — Shove off four hours late. " So long. " January 5. — Gang drags back in time to get on Miss Lewis ' O. K. list. 223 BRIAR PATCH January 7. — Well-chosen movie this evening. Huckleberry Finn delights the children. January 10. — Huge snow storm! January 12. — Miss Czarnomska sings a solo as an opening hymn in chapel. January 13. — Dr. McDougle elected advisor of Junior Class. January 14. — Much-enjoyed concert by Myrna Shadow. January 15. — New Ripplers show their talent in " Mice and Men. " January 17. — Beth Hall gets strenuously collegiate and wears her hair slicked back. January 21. — The Misses Young, Reichert, and Williams hold forth in the chapel. January 22. — General revival of learning preceding exams. January 24. — Exams begin. First result is appearance of Tea House queens at breakfast in dining-room. Januarj 26. — New or- chestra implements i arrive. Regular gym hounds register pep. January 30. — Rest for the weary. February l! — S. B. transplanted in groups to Washing- ton and Lee, V. M. I., and U. Va. February 3. — Student Government nominations. February 4. — New Ripplers give party. February 6. — Mary Munson knows her lesson muchly appreciated. February 7. — It is interesting to know that to-day Ruth Fiske lent her good-looking middy blouse to Miss Schiffer to play basket- ball in. February 8. — Morrell Jones suggests in Soc. class that Santa Clans might be catalogued as a type of seasonal labor. February 9. — The annual has a pressing engagement! Ec. II. She 224 BRIAR PATCH iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii !2ln aippreciation The editors of the Feature Sec- tion wish at this time to express their sincere appreciation to those zcho have in ani rcay contributed totvard making this section as sad as it is; to the editor of the Briar Patch for letting this stuff ever get into the book; and last but not least to the readers tcho in search of the one funni) thing in the book ivere forced to read the xvhoh mess. 225 BRIAR PATCH Prc0iDcnts of tuDcnt aouernmcnt association 1906-07 — Ina Larkins (Bessie Jackson 1907-08— I p jj .j,, Ml ' RRELL 1908-09 — Nan Powell 1909-10 — Nan Powell 1910-11 — Mary Parker 1911-12 — Eugenia BrFFiNGTON 1912-13 — Eugenia Buffington 1913-14 — Rebekah Patton 191 1-15 — Harriet Evans 1915-16 — Margaret Bannister 1916-17 — Virginia Sandmeyer I.oriSE Case ■ ' ' " 1 Marianne Martin 1918-19 — Isabel Wood 1919-20 — Helen Johnston 1920-21 — Fanny Ellsworth 1921-22 — Alice Earley l resiDents of g. m. C. a. 1907-08 — Nan Powell 1908-09 — Mary Virginia Parker 1909-10 — I.oiLiE Wilson 1910-11 — LouLiE Wilson 1911-12 — Bessie Grammer 1912-13 — Dorothy Grammer 1913-14 — Henrietta Washburn 1914-15 — Anne Schutte 1915-16 — Genie Steele 1916-17 — Jane Henderson 1917-18 — Dorothy Neal (Dorothy Neal 1918-19— Caroline Sharpe 1919-20 — Florence Ives 1920-21 — Mary R. Taylor 1921-22 — Ruth Fiske presiDents of at!)letic association 1908-09 — Alma Booth 1909-10 — ; Iary Virginia Parker 1910-11 — Margaret Dalton 1911-12 — Elsie Zaegel 1912-13 — Elizabeth Franke 1913-14 — Alice Swain 1914-15 — Zalinda Brown 1915-16 — Zalinda Brown 1916-17 — Cornelia Carroll 1917-18 — Cornelia Carroll 1918-19 — Florence Freeman 1919-20 — Nancy Hanna 1920-21 — BuRD B. Dickson 1921-22 — BuRD B. Dickson 227 BRIAR PATCH PtesiDents of Dramatics 1909-10 — Eugenia Griffin 1910-11 — Margaret Cobb 1911-12— Mary Tyler 1912-13— Mary Tyler 1913-14 — Rachel Forbush 1914-15 — Rachel Forbush 1915-16 — Martha Darden 1916-17 — Jane Pratt 1917-18 — Charlotte Seaver 1918-19 — Katherine Taylor 1919-20 — Katherine Taylor 1920-21 — Catherine Cordes 1921-22 — Margaret Mierke (lBDitor0 in-Cf)ief of tije 3nnual 1909-10 — Nan Powell 1910-11 — Jennie Hurt 1911-12 — Frances Matson 1912-13 — Mary Pinkerton 1913-14 — Ruth Maurice 1914-15 — Ellen Howison 1915-16 — Ruth Watkins 1916-17 — Charlotte Seaver 1917-18 — Caroline Sharpe 1918-19 — Maynette Rozelle 1919-20— Mary Taylor 1920-21 — Alice Earley 1921-22 — Harmolene Taylor ' Business Q anagers of tfje 3nnual 1909-10 — Frances Murrell 1910-11 — Esther Kelly 1911-12 — Elsie Zaegel 1912-13— Mary Tyler 1913-14 — Harriet Evans 1914-15 — Margaret Bannister 1915-16 — Mary Bissell 1916-17 — ViviENNE Barkalow 1917-18 — Delia May Gilmore 1918-19 — Mary Virginia Crabbs 1919-20 — Fanny Ellsworth 1920-21 — Marion Walker 1921-22 — Rebecca Janney 1907 — Anne Royall 1908 — Mary Brooke 1909 — Margaret Cobb 1910 — Josephine Murray 1911 — Josephine Murray 1912 — Eugenia Buffington 1913— Mary Tyler 1914 — Ruth Maurice 00ap £Xueens 1915 — Ruth Watkins 1916 — Rebecca Stout 1917 — Martha Darden 1918 — Catherine Marshall 1919 — Helen Johnston 1920 — Helen Beeson 1921 — Rhoda Allen 228 » • • ♦ i % ♦ cfenotDletisment MISS McLAWS DR. GOODE MISS EDITH FORBUSH MISS MARION HAFNER MISS LILLIAN SPILMAN MISS NELL LEIPER AND ALL OTHERS WHO HAVE HELPED WITH THIS ANNUAL. 229 BRIAR PATCH Caftle of Contents PAGE Dedication 5 Views Around Sweet Briar House 6 Board of Directors 7 Officers of Administration 8 The Faculty 9-14 Sweet Briar Scenes 15-34 Senior Class 35-53 Miss Neuffer, Honorary Member 54 Senior History 55 Junior Class 57-75 Dr. McDougle, Honorary Member 76 Sophomore Class 77-81 Freshman Class 83-88 Student Government 89-93 Fire Chief 94 Y. W. C. A 95-101 Dramatics 103-113 Athletics 115-139 Basket-Bali 119 Hockey 123 Tennis 128 Hiking 131 Track 133 Swimming 135 Riding 137 Athletic Awards 138 Current Events 140 International Relations Club 141 231 II BRIAR PATCH PAGE Publications 1 3 Briar Patch 144 Sweet Briar Magazine 146 Cirey Days — A Poem 148 Choir 149 In Memoriam 150 May Day 151-161 Program of Commencement Week 162 Alumnfe Play 163 Founder ' s Day 16 t- 166 Features: Dedication 167 Characteristics 169-203 From One Freshman to Another 204 Commuters, Take Notice 205 Paging Sweet Briar at W. and I 206 Scraps P ' rom Class Meetings 207-210 Hop Card Page 211 Letters of a Freshman 212-214 An Athletic Tragedy 215 What the Old Girls Miss 216-217 A Spring Day 218 I Just Heard That 220 Calendar 221-224 Appreciation of Feature Section 225 Closed Door 226 Statistics 227-228 Acknowledgment 229 Ad Page 230 232 aVERnHIEHIS w HICH, as all the undergraduate world knows, would be a penalty more severe than restricted privileges, demerits, and the most cutting maledictions of the entire discipline committee. We are sorry Mr. MacDonall drew such a mischievous picture to place before the young, but he would do it in spite of anything we could say. Censorship committee please note our own desire to be freed of responsibility in the matter. THE GENESEE PURE FOOD COMPANY BrUhchurg, Out. Lc Roy. N. Y. C. M. Guggenheimer INCORPORATED Lynchburg ' s Leading Dry Goods Store Since 1842 Main at Eleventh Street " THERE ARE NO UGLY WOMEN; THERE ARE ONLY WOMEN WHO DO NOT KNOW HOW TO LOOK PRETTY. " -Wntor7» Brrrrrr. A BRIGHT Summer night. Stars - twinkling. Roses in bloom. Del- icate, wafted perfume. Lighted windows. Music. Dancing. Laughter. Pretty girls in frocks of gossamer tissues. A kiss in the dark. Q Who shall say that clothes do not add to the happiness of all of us? ALMOND ' S Sectional Bookcase A COLLEGE COURSE requires books and books require a book- case. Globe -Wernicke Sectional Bookcases add di inftion to a room wiiether at home or at college. They are built along article lines and will harmonize with any Furnishings. Q Write for Free Copy of Booklet " THE WORLD ' S BEST BOOKS. " 51)C SloVc VcrtJtckcCo. :: :; CINCINNATI OHIO K __|„i DEVELOPING OaaK PRINTING IS ENLARGING EVERYTHING in KODAKERY Best Developing and Printing in the South. Sweaters Tennis Rackets EVERYTHING in A THLETIC and SPORTING GOODS S. 0. FISHER Athletic Outfitter LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA CLEANERS AND DYERS OF Fancy Gowns Evening Dresses AND ALL KINDS OF Wearing Apparel See Our College Agent Plants at LYNCHBURG and PETERSBURG Adams-Brothers Paynes Co. MILL FEED and BUILDING MATERIALS 709 Main Street LYNCHBURG .: VIRGINIA Agents CANDIES Craighill Jones iruggtste THE STORE WHERE QUALITY AND SERVICE COUNTS Get It Where They ' ve Got It 913 Main Street .. LYNCHBURG, VA. AGENTS Merchandise of Merit Styles the Newe J E STUDY carefully the requirements of the COL- LEGE GIRL and seled at all Seasons the Smart Chic Models, Fashioned of the Leadingfabrics and Best Shades. Q OUR AIM is to give Courte- ous and Prompt Service. May WE have the Pleasure of Serv- ing YOU? C TrlE StiOPPINCr CEN7RC Lynchburg .-. . .-. Virginia IN setting the type, pritit- ing. and binding this book, our object was not to see how quickly and cheaply we could pro- duce the publication, but how well It could be done. Our whole aim in this, as in all our w ork, is to give the greatest attention to all the details, and produce printing that will be a credit to the institutions from which the publications are issued. Our books will be just as good in the many years to come, when an annual is of greatest value, as they are to-day. J. P. Bell Company Lynchburg. Va. THE UNITED LOAN AND TRUST CO. HAS CONSOLIDATED WITH THE FIRST NATIONAL BANK Main and Tenth Streets LYNCHBURG. VA. A Cordial welcome is Extended the friends and patrons of the Trust Company FIRST NATIONAL BANK OF LYNCHBURG (llumplinicnts nf H. E. 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Our Slock represents the produttion of the higher class manufacfturers only, and if quality is considered, our prices will be found uniformly moderate. We carry in ock a complete assortment of College Jewelry. comprising Brooches, Pins, Link Buttons, etc. We cheerfully submit designs and eSimates for Fraternity, Society and Class Rings, Pins, etc., and ask the oppor- tunity of serving you in this line. Special Manufac- turing, Repairing and Engraving of every charadler done in our own shops. We solicit the patronage of students and faculty. D. B. Ryland Company, Inc. JEWELERS and SILVERSMITHS 809 MAIN STREET LYNCHBURG, VIRGINIA Everything That ' s NEW In Shoes and Hoslery RUCKER- EVANS SHOE COMPANY •• The Best Place to Buy " ( INCORPORATED ) 1027 Main Street China, Cut Glass, and House Furnishing Goods fflfflffl ffl D. D. McGregor, Manager C. H. Cujuplitncnts ai Beasley Bro. 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