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THE CITIZEN February 17, 1021 General College News MOST ENJOYABLE SOCIAL EVENT OF THE WHOLE YEAR President's House Beselged by the Devil in Full Force The Flower of Beres'a Feminine Reanty There. The mest pleasant and most enjoy able event of the year took place on Monday evening when the printer of Berea College, including the School of Printing and the publishers of The Citizen, gathered with their wives and sweethearts at President Hutchins' home for a social. The' affair had been planned for sometime and all had looked forward to a grand Jtime, and no one was dis appointed. Editor M. E. Vaughn acted as master of ceremonies. By his cleverness and ready wit all were kept in their happiest mood from the beginning to the end of the evening. The program, like Gaul of old, was divided to. three parts. In the first an exhibition of skill was displayed by a number of boys who sat in turn on a jug and threaded a needle. This was followed by a view of a ghost hut on account of so many devils the ghost was afraid to appear. The second part of the program consisted of readings and music, ill which Mrs. Leatha E. Lehman, Mis "Billie" Carmichael, H. R. Hoover, and trio, Messrs. Spink, Martin, and Liggett, were the performers. The third part was a culinary ef fort, In which Ice cream, cakes, apples and marshmallows" played the leading role. "Pie" was not served for the reason that printers are surfeit ?d with it. The marshmallowa were toasted tefore the fire in large fire place. For this part of the refresh ments and the pleasure of toasting them the company are grateful to the hostess, Mrs. Hutchins. It should be noted that representa tives were present from every de partment of the Institution, and that the girls who were there are the most charming ones In Berea. There is a polish and refinement gained from the printers' art that is seldom gotten elsewhere, Those present were: President and Mrs. Hutchins, M. E. Vaughn, Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Roberts, Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Rix, Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Spink, Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Strong, Mr. and Mrs. J. O. Lehman, M. M. Wear, Alton Dameron, Tilman Rich, May Lyttle, H. R. Hoover, Leah Stev ens, A. D. Dean, Georgiana Epling, Harold Liggett, "Billie" Carmichael, A. G. Martin, Clara Moore, James Harrison, Ollie Jones, G. W. Newman, Blanche Osborne, Q. C. Beverly, Lot-I tie Henderson, Thomas Harris, Jes sie Teets, Burton Johnson, Gladys Kesler, J. D. Swango, Susanna Shultz, Taylor Harlow, Lavinia Cams, Bos ton Robinson, Thomas Lowe, Theo dore Strunk, Walter Doughton, and Napoleon Creekmore. The topic for discussion in Y. W. C. A. Sunday evening, February 13, was, "Your Relation to Your Father and Mother." The meeting at Ladies Hall was led by Miss Phyllis Har pold. The main thought brought nut was that if we keep the command ment, "Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother," the observance of the other nine commandments come naturally and easily. The discussion was ended by a short but profitable talk by Miss Hammerly, Y. W. C. A. Secretary from New York. 702 Sixth Street, Red Oak, Iowa, January 2, 1921 My Dear Miss Bowersox: I was very much grieved to read in The Citizen that you were ill. Hope that you are rapidly recovering. I am teaching physiology and read ing in the Junior High School here. Like my work very much. Hear over one hundred and fifty recite each day, or rather there are that many in my classes. There are six teachers not Includ ing the music and writing teachers who come to the building each day. Our building was, until three years ago, the High School building. They now have a large new building Just across tho street from the old one. They have an enrolment of over four hundred, while we have over two hundred. Our lady principal is very nice. Half of the time in referring to her, I call her "Miss Bowersox," although there is no resemblance in appear ance. Each Monday after 4 o'clock the teachers gather at the High School buQding, where the soperintendent conducts a class in psychology. We get credit for this work from the State University of Iowa. We are at present taking op the "Project Method of Teaching." There are eight school buildings here. The town has a population of nearly six thousand, a very wealthy place; also bard to become acquaint- ed. There is quite a settlement of Swedes, all of which are very wealthy and progressive. We ar Just fifty-two miles from Omaha. Have been there a couple of times to shop. I did not go home Jor the holidays, but spent them In the country near Emerson, Iowa, about eleven miles from here. ' Had an announcement of Lauda Whitt's 'wedding during vacation. She was married to Roland Patrick on December 17 at Mt. Sterling. Do you ever hear from Grace BoyerT I have lost track of her. Had a Christmas card from Mar jorie Andrews. She is in Detroit, Michigan. With the best wishes for your health, I am yours, With Love, Mafra Hart Orlanda, Florida, February 15, 1P21 Dear Friend: J am homesick am coming hrtme Vn. I am tired of loafing. This Is a great state for many things, miles and miles of swamp nilu nair iau,i ii'.nni . nil ijf,cni trees and palmetto scrub stuff and turpentine pines and suddenly the most beautiful homes and lakes and orange groves and boulevards with rows of pslm trees on each side. . a 1 t a - .L cut 11 lanes a mac nine w see mo , country. The distances to any beauty spot are all beyond walking limits. I am very much better, just about' well, really, only I can't quite con- rtm all mv friends. Mv weak soots still show up occasionally. I thought some of calling on Hard-1 ing and asking for a job. His boat was stuck in the sand in Halifax river at Daytona, I was afraid he would not be in an amiable frame of mind. Forming be worse than a cabinet seems to having a "cabinet meeeting." With best wishes, Katherine Bowersox College Department ORATORICAL CONTEST j Through neglect of the College re-, porter an account of the Oratorical Contest, of the fifth, failed to reach i The Citizen last week. This was al-1 together too important an event to . be omitted entirely. As a whole, the I n.tiAii. an -Mfw, wbm o , Kait ter than usual. Generally, some one speaker has stood far above the others in general excellency, and it has been a comparatively easy mat - ter to pick the winner. Not so this time; it was a Ylose contest. AI-' though Kejler's knees shook .as if a gentle breeze were blowing, he had the dope and put it across, convinc- ing all of the truth of "The Yellow Menace." Welsh ran second, with a discussion of tho immigration ques tion, while Lockhart came in third with a satisfactory solution to the "Latin-American Problem." Brown, Robertson, and Piercey, the trier three speakers, made things Interest - ing and kept the audience from going to sleep. Wa are all looking to ler to repeat his rictory in the State Contest held here March S. STUDENT GOVERNMENT The College has had some interest- ing discussions over student govern- ment and the honor system lately, i Tuesday during chapel the faculty i excused themselves and the meeting was thrown open to discussion of the question. A rote as to whether we wanted student government or not was almost unanimoua in its favor. Only a few were ao indifferent as not to vote, If atudent government is put into practice with the right spirit behind it, it will be a wonderful step in the advancement of the College. If we do not get it, we will slip bsck into the same place as before, which was certainly a slow one. Already it has stimulated new thought and wider views. The College men and women are waking up to the fact that we must broaden in our activities and change from a spirit of lnter-society rivalry to that of inter-collegiate. Only this week Berea was challenged to debate by another college, and there is not even an organization by which to re fuse this challenge. If we wish students of the Academy and Normal Schools to come to Col lege, we must offer them greater op portunities than those which tbey re reive in their respective schools. It is up to the students to take the step forward and student government will be a Ions; stride toward the goal of perfection. GOING AND COMING Several students have left school between semesters and their places have been filled by others. Two of the Plymales with Charles Peak went to the University of Ohio to spend the rest of the year. Bob Raine has gone to Oberlin. Dwlght and Paul Birknell, with Fletcher Walker, have entered the University of Kentucky From the girts Helen Edgell, Helen Coppers and Helen Carmichael have gone to their homes or to other schools, To fill the places made va- 'ant by these leaving, we have sev- eral new and "new-old" students, In- eluding Miss Scale from Oberlin, Joe Doughton, Mr. Burns, Mr. Boling, Mary Fletcher, and a few others from schools in the Institution, VALENTINE'S DAY It was very evident that something had happened or was happening at Ladies Hall on Monday evening. Either a lot of people lost their heart or it was Valentine's Day. Some sav both conditions existed. It ia i known fact that the Sue Bennett fel Iowa not only lost their game but several of them appeared to be pas, losing their organs of affection. It doesn't do for a basketball team linger too long in Berea, as there is ! giW team work among both fellows i an( gT Normal Department The Senior Class met Wednesday evening 4n rooms 80 and 81 of the Chapel to enjoy a "kid" social. Each one was dressed as a "kid. The boys wore short trousers, blouses and large bow ties. The girls wore short dresses and carried dolls. Several frames were played. Long Tom chew- ing gum, chocolate suckers and ice cream were enjoyed by everyone After the serving of the refreshments i the president called the house to or der for the class to leant the class song which had recently been com' posed. The class yell was also learned. There were thirty-one present and everyone reports a very enjoyable evening. Professor Lewis had charge of Chapel on Thursday. He brought his victroia and gave a very beautiful and interesting exhibition and ahowed how to teach music in the rural school. Chapel on Saturday morning was given over to the student Council. The budget system for securing finances for the Normal Department wag voted down. At this meeting letter received by A. J. Russell from Professor Moaier was read. Professor Mosier, on accouiTt of the . a . 1 a. at 1 a 1 J . L 0f his sister-in-law, is unable to be wjth us this term. Miss Lottie Dalton has gone home to wait upon her mother, who is ill Otis Hopper is recovering from tho measles. Ira Ratliff has left school because of illness. BEREA vs. UNION The Union College basketball team routed the Berea College team on the Barbourville floor, Saturday night. February 12. The game was not as j closely called by the referee as the 1 Berea team has been accustomed to, ( j,ut ft was fairly called. The team Kel-iWas well entertained while they were . there. Berea should have better means of entertaining visitors than we have. That would be possible if all men in any athletics should form associations in the different schools. Union 37 Berea 13 Sanders (2) Keller (7) Hill Johnston Fields (4) Faulkner (10) f. f. c. Trosper (19) Dunbar (4) Blair Franklin Substitutions Union, Howard for Blair, Ches Franklin for C. Franklin, T- 1- 11 17 11 M i ukkiq iir aumut-r, rauiantrr ur Dunbar. Berea, Smith for Sanders, VanScoyk for Johnson. Referee, Jarvis. Timer, Prowse. Scorekeeper, VanScoyk. BEREA vs. SUE BENNETT The Berea secondary Varsity is second in name only. On February 14 they defeated the Sue Bennett Me morial team on the home floor. The whole school was back of the team, though organized cheering would be better than the three or fifteen rati which the crowd enthusiastically gave under the leadership of Welsh. This is the first game won this rear by a Berea team. Attention, Col lege teaml Secondary has shown yon bowl What are yon going to do with Wesleyan next Monday? Berea 33 Sue Bennett, 19 Perry (6) Hamm (5) Wilaon (2) Scoville (2) Lewis (9) Richards (8) Johnson (14) nark (2) Whicker Williams (4) Substitutions Berea, Morris for Richards, Bowman for Whicker, Am burgy for Morris. Referee, Ross. Umpire, Gilllgan. Timekeepers, Prowse and Steele. Scorekeepers, Johnson and Roberts. The Academy ACADEMY C.1RI-8' HONOR LEAGUE The girls of the Academy depart ment could not have celebrated Lin coln's birthday in a more appropriate way than they did by organising the Academy Girls' Honor League. Twenty-four jrirls, as charter mem bers, have already signed the consti tution, which was drawn up by a committee from their number. The constitution sets forth the principles J thoughts with his fellow-Romans In the leader of the brilliant little circle for which the League stands, such as: : the' golden days of the Emperor! f literary men who gathered 're strict observance of the rules of Be-. Augustus, Horace once said of his gently at ,n millionaire's mansion, rea College, good behavior In publk-1 work, "I shall not altogether dlo."jin time Maecenas Introduced Horace gatherings, lady-like conduct on the and he spoke truly. Not only was be , t0 the Emperor Augustus, who also campus and in the dining-room and esteemed by later generations of Ro-jtook a liking to the young poet and excellent order In Chapel. The spirit j mans as one of the two greatest Ro- --.d hm to become private secre of cooperation and helpfulness la one man poets, but also during modem tary to the Emperor. But Horace re of the fundamental principles on ( times thoughtful men have regarded fused this offer, prefering to be free which the league was founded. him as one of the choice spirits of from so powerfuL and domineering a The members of this League con-, the ages among poets. Of him Gib-: person as the Wmperor. Wtien the ducted the Academy chapel exercise ( n said. "On every march, in every millionaire Maecenas died, after many on Tuesday, February 15. Mattie , journey, Horace was always In my ;ye,rg 0f friendship with Horace, he Perry conducted the worship by, pocket and often in my hand." Of entrusted the rare of Horace to the reading of the twelfth chapter of Ro-jhlm Jjnrd Chesterfield said, "When I, Emperor, saying. "Take care of him mans and by praying. Blanch On- talked my bent, I quoted Horace." It : -,.,, would of me." borne enumerated the purposes of ! fa Interesting to know that this poet 1 The s,jna, F,rm the League; Leah Stevens read and , Horace was a mountain man. j Horace did not have to remain long explained the constitution, and made The Youth of Horace m pr government clerk. Maecenas an appeal to the girls of the Academy j nigh up on the slopes of the Apen-; WM constantly bestowing generous for cooperation and aid In carrying nines of southern Italy, In the shadow jjjftii upon his poet friend. The on the good work already begun; 0f lofty Mount Voltur and close to rhnlrest of these gi't was a I'ttle Mary Kate Ledbetter read the names , roaring mountain stream lay the farm xnirty !,., frm of the charter members. , little mountain town of Venusia, the j anj nestling com'orUM amid tho Sam S. Hughes, president of the birthplace of the poet Horace. Her- Sabine hills. Here Horace spen Students' Cooperative League, re- n the oulet mountain town he spent! t it. ;.. ..:,..;,., u i;.. sponded for the boys. He spoke very hopefully of the success of the "clean- up" League In the Academy, and as- sured the girls that the boya would give them hearty cooperation. Dean F. E. Matheny said: "I have more faith In the present movement than I have had in any previous student organization formed in the twelve years I have been in Berea. TroT. ; wicked Rome, was full of tempta John F. Smith stated that an account; tlons for a lively boy from a country of the forming of this Honor League j town, so the devoted father decided would be given to the editor of an to go with hla boy to the city. There important publication and perhaps he pt young Horace under the best sent to the other colleges of Americs. ine oncers xor me remainder 01 mis year are as iohowb: oiamno Osborn. president; Beulah Mae Lewis, .LI. - af-lt Til vice-president; Mary Kate Ledbetter, secretary; and Mattie Perry, sergeant- at-arms. The motto of the League Is: "I'm Third." THE STUDENTS' CO-OPERATIVE LEAGUE Like the League of Nations, we are having some opposition. Never theless, we continue to grow. Three new members were voted in Sunday, February 13. They are Taylor nar low, Hermon Rambeaut, and B. How ard Kirk. We now have a member 1 ship of fifty-two men. The way In which we march out of j higher education. Going to Athens Chapel on Sunday nights, under was really going to the University. League supervision, is creditable to While he was engaged in his studies any Institution. We, the members of there, Julius Caesar was murdered In the League, certainly appreciate the 1 R0Tni and on. of the conspirators, cooperation of the other fellows of j Brutus, cam to Athens to enlist re our department in carrying out our j emits to continue the fight against plans and aims. Caesar's party. Horace, with the en- Dean F. E. Matheny expressed our ( thuslasm of youth, joined the army, sentiments exactly when he said: "I j became a petty officer, and soon think those who do not sgree with the i thared in the defeat of the conspira League have found out that those j tors at rhilippl. Then young Horace who belong to the League are not the j returned to Rome humbled, fatherless, kind that can be easily bluffed." We I ,d without money. Of course he were also delighted with the report I n-ngt have a job. He was fortunate of Prof. John F. Smith, February 15, j who told as that an account of the i league had been placed in the hands of a prominent editor of New York City, who in turn, states that he Is sending the news to the other college men of America. "A little leaven leaveneth the whole lump." The members of the Xsgue unite in expressing their regret that Ed ward Roark, one of our charter mem bers and a man of rare ability in fostering and promoting any good cause, is at this time graduating from the Academy and leaving us. May he meet with much success In life and remember us as sincere comrades. "Malice toward none, charity tow ard all." Vocational 'Schools The Vocational students were en tertained at Kentucky Hall last Sat urday evening by Mr. and Mrs. Bat son. Everyone bad a jolly good time during; the social hour. James Beard, to the surprise of his msny friends, made a call at Ken tucky nail last Saturday night, and believes the prospects for matrimony are rood. Car Middleton and Isom Eulett hav discontinued their Federal Board training on account of their eyes riv ing them trouble. Albert Ilibbard, who spent the week end at home, has again returned to school. Thomas Lversole has been thinking of the most important way to spend the Vesper Hour, At last he has matters arranged and baa decided to spend two evenings week at Clover Cottara. Owen Wells, one of the Federal Board boys, entertained a number cf Mountain Menin History By Elisabeth 8. Perk, Professor History, Berea Academy of HORACE Horace Among the Poela Among the world's poets Horace! Is the prince of good comrades. He' Is still the boon companion of j thoughtful men, the genial, comfort-1 able friend, just as he was nineteen ; centuries ago when he shared his Mia boyhood under the eye of a wise,, jrrntleman fam-r. Here, insoired father. This father, though only freedman and a tax-collector, soon discovered the talent of his son. H ( determined that although he was a i comparatively poor man, he would . jve the lad a better education th.n the little town of Venusia afforded, That meant Rome! But Rome. , teachers and provided him with good , clothes and slaves, so that the boyui-.. th. Hi..nnolnm.r,f. th. ..i.., ...... a .. would not feel ashamed among his companions of higher rank. Perhaps yoU think the father then went bar to v., business at Venusia. Not at all. He remained in Rome, going around with his boy to all his classes and making himself the constant com panion and adviser of the talented lad. It is rood to know that later on in life, when men taunted Horace about his humble origin, the poet re mained true to the memory of his . freedman father, acknowledging his debt of gratitude 'to the best of fsthers." Getting Started In Life , After a few years Horace went across the sea to Athens to socare a enough to secure a minor position as government clerk, and then devoted guests at a birthday dinner at his home Monday. John Jennings received a valuable j present from hi. best girl the other day; so he spends his idle time prac- ticing jumping the broomstick. The Demonsthenes Literary Society met last Saturday night and the fol lowing program waa rendered: Special Music. .Demosthenes Quartet Oration i... Fletcher Robertson Optional Thomas Copley Banjo Solo Cecil Lovely Debate: Resolved, That the study of a dead language ia necessary to be coming a great scholar. Affirma s tive: Tilman M. Rich, Alonzo Cross. Negative: John Jennings, Thomas W. Eversole. Decision of the judges was unani moua in favor of the negative. The Federal Board boys had a so cial in Vocational Chapel Monday, night This was the first social they have had this year, and everyone had ; a merry time. Foundation School CORRECT SPEECH WEEK The five eighth grades in Founda tion School are observing correct speech week. Dean Edwards offers s prize of three pounds of candy to the school which detects and corrects the most mistakes in grammar. The cor-.Hnf demonstrations. Professor Wood factions are to be brought in written j, a scientist of remarkable attain down, and judges wOl pass on them 1 menta, who possesses the unusual at the end of the week. The students, faeultiea of bains' able in at forth of one school are not to correct mem bers of their own class. There is much excitement throughout all the grades. his spare time to writing poetr . Ilia Friends V Socially, Horace was nobody, only a poor young clerk and the son of a freedman. But he had education and genius, and genius developed by edu cation rannot long be hidden. His poetry soon attrar'ed the attention of other poets of Rome. One of these poet-friends soon introduced the young poet-clerk to Maecenas, the millionaire patron of literary men in Rome. Before long Horace became the special favorite of Maecenas and ny th,, heauty of jia'u ! 0f HOitude, he wroe th ami the toy n kB nil fill odea which added si much to the glory of the golden Augustan Age. The Poetry of Horace Horace was not a poet who carried menVsouls away by the lofty, soaring sweep of hie thoughts. Horace brought common thoughta, such thoughts as you and I often think, when the day ia cloudy and we grow meditative. He expressed in Vauti ful words the unuttered thoughts) ! nf generations of men about the fol- 1 ' - " ' " slams, and the joys of life. He lived among thost who were high in office, he walked among the crowds of the city, and he was welcomed in the re ception halls of the rich. But he found his real happiness out at his Sabine farm, living only one day at a time, with no worry over the future, and finding his joy in nature, friends, poetry, and memories. From out the recollections of his childhood days in the shadow of Mount Voltur and from the delights of his little farm In the Sabine hills, he wrote the poetry of the simple life to a weary age of city-dwellers and to many later gen erations of restless men and women. Over and over he brought from his home in the hills this message, "Only he who lives the simple life is truly happy." The Passing of Horace Horace and Maecenas grew to be such friends that Horace once sal J in one of his poems, "Whenever you lead the way,, we will take the last long journey together." It waa only a few weeks after the passing of Maecenas that the poet followed him upon that long journey. But his poems are dear to us still, as he re minds us of the real treasuries of life, a sound body, a healthy and eon tented mind, good friends, and the I companionship of books. STRANGE RIGHTS TO BR SHOWN IN COLLEGE CHAPEL , Flft Nomhef of L rli r. K.wt Night Prof. Montravtlle Wood, distin guished scientist and popular lecturer, will be the next attraction on the lo cal lyreum course. He will be here Monday evening, February 21, and those who know about Professor Wood state that his coming here will furnish real, genuine entertainment as well as setting forth some Import tan t scientific discoveries. Especially will he demonstrate the wonderful results to be obtained from the ultra violet ray, the use of the gyroscope and the mono-rail car. The feat of storing daylight will be demonstrated in a remarkable way. Flowers bathed in the ultra violet ray ill be shown to shed a radiance when every light in the auditorium has been turned off. A wrestling match with the gyro scope will be a feature of the enter tainment. Grown men tugging with the gyroscope are hurled around on the platform like rag dolls, although the gyroscope is only 24 inches in diameter. Professor Wood's lecture is literal ly packed with interesting and start scientific truths in a way that la won derfully Interesting and entertaining. Advertisement.