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THE ORANGE ECHO
Motto: We Finish
VOL. 13 —NO. 2
CHAPEL HILL. N. C.,MAY — 1945
PRICE 10 CENTS
PAYS FINAI. VISIT TO
Has Storage Room For
Stage Equipment Built
Riiperintondoiit A. tV. iroiioycult
paid ills final visit to the students
and faculty in assoinhly rocontlv, be
fore leaving iiis |ir(>sont position from
wliicli lie recently rosi>;ned.
Ti! his ndress to students, he ex
pressed his ref?rets for not having
been able to do more for thmu duriutr
Ills years as suiH'riutendent. TFo also
ai-knn\vledljTi>d thanks for tiic coopera
tion that all had shown.
Mr. lloni'ycutt exhorted the stud
ents to cease to be .satisfieii with
merely gettiiijr l,y, but to work up to
their capacities. Ite called attention
to the need of education for real
citizenship in tlie conqilex iiost-war
-As a final expression of his desire
to meet most pressing needs of the
school, Superintendent ITonoycutt is
iiaving built a room for storing stage
eqni])ment. This is cxpecti‘d to be
ready for use before school closes.
FIRST TEN RANKING SENIORS AND CI.ASS PRESIDENT
MISS RUTH POPE
Home economics teachers through
out the State honored AFiss 'Rnfli Pojie
by \-oting her the jirivilege of rejire-
senting the teachers in this field in
a National meeting lield in Washing
ton. D. 0. Aprill 27 and 2S.
The purpose of tlie meeting of the
National High School Home "n/cono-
mics Clubs A.ssociation wa.s to form
aims, policies, and techniques for good
- cb:b_ «’tivit3' •on_a.TinfiotxnL-ii4iii.lf>, nr.d
to appoint two representatives from
the student group for national offic
Representing the State of North
flarolina, along with Afiss Pope, was
the State Club Consultant. Mrs. Marie
Tlie student representatives of
Home Economics Clubs were Marporie
Hiucs, President of Home "Economics
Club‘5 bi North Carolina, and a stud
ent at Mary Potter, Oxford, N. C ■
Angela Merchenia, "Washington "High
School, Raleigh, N. C.: and .Tewel
Hopphdolt i^foTPanton High School,
'Morgnuton, N. C.
The states represented at this con
ference werci "Delaware. Maryland,
West "Virginia, Virinia, North Caro-
T-lina and the "District of Columbia.
Aliss Pope announces that the State
Histrict Home Economics Clubs will
meet at Berry O’Kelly High School,
Method, North Carolina on May 12.
vSeatod loft to riglit in fnuif
row: Ijilliaii Omin. valediotoriatc
with ail average of ')4.oO; Fred
WiiLstoD. class president. Char-
standing left to right:
e Hrewei-, Doi-otlpy King,
lia .Edwards; third row
(1 roiv of of five standing : A Ivestor'Walk
er, laicy Trice. Alice Norwood,
Dorona Fonshec. Elizabeth Reg-
the Student Council con-
'on-np campaign and con-
Alusic Stiiflents Oh.serve
P^ational Music Week
The Music, pupils of Orange Coun
ty Training School celebrated Nation
al bfusic Week May 4, in the school
The sciiool band opened the pro
gram with two selections, ‘'Director”
l>y F. E. Biglow and ‘'Thunderer”
I'.y Philip Sousa. The director was Mr.
B. F Garrett.
To show the place of music in phy
sical education, the rhythm and mea
sure, the sixth grade boys, under the
direction ef Clarence Hargraves of
tiie ninth grade, gave a demonstra
tion of the flip, the no-arni flip, the
single-arm flip, and the two-arm flip.
Tliey also demonstrated the cart wheel.
Following this, the sixth grade girls
See ifHSTC STUDENTS Page 6
ducted a c
tost. Throe prizes were offered to the
throe de]iartmonts. the primary, the
grammar grad-'s and the high school.
The following cla.sses won in the cam
paign: ninth grade taqiro.sont ing tlic
high School under Airs. M. D. Turner
ihe fir.st grade under hfiss Erierson,
and the fifth grade nndcT the direc
tion ryf Miss T, Tfirkiund.
The campaign lasted over a period
of six weeks, during which time every
Tiident was kept busy keep Ins home
^•oom clean, and otber parts of, the
building. Even though the contest
ended, the cnmpargn in cleanliness
will continue miHl tbe end of the
The p‘’r]io.se of the campaign is ob-
Hkiiis to itrgi' tlie students in the
-cliool to keep flieir aiirroiindin-g.?
■Iran, attractive, and liealtbfull.
Intensive Health Drive
Hn T. B, Anri
With school and community cooper
ating, the Health Department of Or
ange County carried on an intensive
program in education on the nature,
•‘aiises, cure, and control -of tuber-
cuilolsis and venercnl di&easos over a
period of two or more weeks.
A double-feature moving picture
program wa.s presented to parents ou
Monday evening, March 19, in the
school auditoriiiiii. Following the
moving picture program, Doctor
Gavins and Doctor Wright lectured
on the ways of combating these dread
ed diseases, giving opportunities for
interruptions with questions from the
A similar program was presented
to the students in assembly on Thurs
day, Marcli 22. Following the moving
picture-lecture program, students
were given opportunity to ask many
questions about the diseases. These
queries were answered for the girls
in assembly by Miss Allen from the
health department, and for the boys
by Doctor Wright from the health de
Following ti'is, many students liegnn
See VENERAL DISEASES Page (i
LILLIAN NUNN WINS
FIRST PRIZE IN
T.illian Nuiiii, an Orange (Vnintv
I'laining SclionI senior, won fir.st |>rize
in the schooi dress grou]) of the dri'ss-
making coiitrst held in the Hillsboro
High School. Hillsboro, North ('aro-
l;na. North Caroliiia, .\rav 4, lIMo
lina, May 1. l!i-ir, spom-ored by .Mrs.
Four type-^ of ,|r,-,se were mmMed
— rcliool dresses. l'oiisi> dresses, stre- !
dri's.ses, end cbui -i dri^-Jcs.^ Fi
and second pri'/v'- were 'hw.a'r.icd 7..
Tlie contestants consisted of mmn
bers of 4H Clubs of Cranage County
and Home-hlakefs Clubs througlunit
See LTDLTAN NUNN Page fi
OF GRADE MOTHERS
Mrs. Charlotte Burnette was crown-
edl Queen of Orange County Training
School Grade Mothers in the recent
membersliip campaign conducted by
the Pareiit-Teaelier Association, that
closed its campaign with a celebration
of the annual Founders Day.
Representing the second; grade, of
Inch Mrs. Pearl S. Lampley is teach
er, Mrs. Burnette aided the claiss and
its teacher in brin'.Tiug in the largest
See MRS. BURNETTE Page 5
Home Ec. Classes Use
Two-Year Old Boy In
George was a very fortunate baby
on Afar !), 194.1, because on that dav
he was given a .shower, it is not every
baby that has a sliowm- xvhen he is
two years old. What beautiful gifts
be received! Afilk bottles, soajt, wash
clnHi.'^, and all such paraphernalia.
-AIriidiigli George is two years old,
he is the size of a five niontli old
baby. TTi; is a real nutritinn problem.
[The cb.ssofl in -.uico ,ir.-
.dried tr- .'d.-i.c tiiis bnmnn subject for
study rather than white rats. Over a
period of two months he has gained
in weight, and activity, and is develop
ing into a normal child.
These changes were brought about
by the consistent work of these stud-
ent.s. They feed him twice daiy,
breakfast and lunch and they prepare
his third meal before leaving. Over
the week end a supply of food is given
to the mother to foc-d him during that
This food is bought jiartlv by a
white group in Oliapel Hil?, who don
ated five dollars monthly for his care.
Citizen of the community supplement
this by giving such articles as bacon
and eggs. The local health department
furnishes cod-liver oil.
Pictures are taken periodically to
check his growth. At the shower
George made his first personal ap
pearance. At first lie cried but soon
he went from one student to the other
inakin g friends.
The students find this an interest-
ii.g project, and also they are grati
fied to kiu.-w that they are helping
Seniors And Excella
Chib Donate Curtains
To The School
Handsome- draw curtains for the
stage, will be the gift of tlie senior
class with the aid of the Excella
Home Economics Club to the school
In keeping with the tradition of
graduating classes, to make a gift
to the school, the seniors accepted the
offer of the Excella Club to aid them
in this expensive gift. In making this
contribution to the school, the two
groups supply a most needed part of
stage equipment, which is essential to
FINALS TO BE
HELD MAY 18
TO JUNE 6
Dr. J. W. Seabrook
Will Be Speaker
J lie exei'clMies of flio ('oninioncoiiiciit
riniior-.Soiiior Proiii, Frulay, May 18
lit oiKlit o'clock |i. In t|„. school
ciKlitocio,,, and ,,„d
iiioncoiiioiit oxorciscs on Wednesday,
-I line f), ;i t S : ] .1 p. ni.
•Ml-. ,1. W. S(‘;ibrook, Prosidmit of
Fiiycttcvilfe State Tenphers College,
"■'I! deli\-ci' the comnumpenK-nt addro.s.s
ofi Wediic.sday night, .hine b, at S:15
The simior (das.siiiglit program, a
'Iramatizatioii of flu* fhetiie, ‘‘"Toiitii
Looks To Tomorrow,” will be hedd
in Ti,e.sday night, Afay 29, at eight
A revived feature of comtnimce-
meiit .season this year is the element-
nry .spIiooI coinmeiicemont, which will
be held at the school on T'hur.sday
night, Afay 31, at eiglit n’clock.
The program is in the form of an
operetta entitled “Sunny of Sunny-
side,” in which about fifty children
will take part. Mrs. Nonna Snipes is
general director of this program.
I'he Reverend ,T. R. Stanford, pas
tor of Rock Hill Baptist Cliurcli, will
deliver tlie annual vesper sermon on
Sunday afternoon, June 3, at four
o’clock, in tlie school auditorium.
The general piililic is invited to
attend the programs on Tuesday, Afay
29, Thursday, Afar 31, Sunday. .Tune
3, and AVednesday, June fi.
V-E DAY OBSERVEn
SERVICE MAY 8
The observance of A^E Day in the
assembly on May 8, at 10:30 a. m.
will be long remembered by the stud
ents of Orange County Training
School. Mr. Kenneth Jones, Notary
Public and Funeral Director was tbe
In his nddr‘=‘as, Mr. Jones stressed
the importance of peace in the spirit
'f men, individually, nationally, and
iulcrna.tionally. The theme of the
-ogram having been “The Meaning
cf V-E Day,” the speaker explained
its meaning as marking the cessation
of hostilities in Europe, but that it
cannot mean the cessation of a battle
against the enemy, race hatred,
whatever it may exist.
At the opening of the program, the
sciiool sang .several numbers appropri
ate to the occasion.
Following this, Airs. AI. D. Turner
and Air. B. F. Garrett made short
talks on the general tiieme.
Principal D. AI. Jarnagpn presided
over the program.
During tiie program, Reverend J.
R. Stanford and the Reverend Mr.
Jones, Pastor of the Chapel Hill Pres
byterian Church, wiiite, slipped into
the assembly silently, to announce the
invitation to prayer for all the peo
ple, regardless of race, creed, or color
to be held in the largest church in the
village — the Chapel Hill Methodist
Cimrch, white, at eight p. m.
carrying on a program of cultural
In addition to tiie draw curtains of
royal blue plush, the two groups are
donating a traveler track of combin
ation wood and steel, with ball bear
ings end pulleys.
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