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THE CHOWANIAN, CHOWAN COLLEGE, MURFREESBORO, N. C.
Thursday, October 25, 1923.
FAMOUS WOMEN OF
good that men do, lives after
cm”. This has ever been the case
with Chowan College. Character
building has ever been the case with
Chowan College. Character building
haj always been her aim. She is
recognized as great, because of her
firished product. The noble women
who have gone out from her walls in
the past prove that her aims and
Christian endeavor have not been in
A few of her former graduates are;
Class of 1854
Elizabeth Hargiove (Mrs. I. B.
Lc.ke) now living with her son, Pro
fessor James Lake,,head of the de
partment of physics at Wake Forest.
Mrs, Lake’s husband was for many
years president of the Roanoke (now
Averett) College at Danville, Va.
Amaret Reese (Mrs. P. S. Henson).
D:-. Henson was a teacher in the in
stitution for a number of years. Soon
af‘er his marriage after the war, he
went to Philadelphia, and was for a
number of years pastor of the great
Walnut Street Baptist Church there.
L: ter, he went to the first Baptist
Cl'urch of Chicago, and from there,
he became pastor of the Tremont
Temple Baptist Church, Boston. Mrs.
Henron is now living at Lincoln, 111.
Class of 1856
Fannie G. Brinson, married Dr. T.
H. Pritchard, a prominent minister ■
in North Carolina, and for many |
years the president of W&ke Forest!
Class of 1858
Louisa Cobb, married Mr. N. B.
Cobb. She was the mother of Dr.
Collier Cobb, professor of geology at]
the University of North Carolina.
Class of 1860
Fannie Neal is now Mrs. F. M.
Saunders of Washington, N. C.
Class of 1861
Annie P. Thompson, now Mrs. T.
B. Boushell, is living in Norfolk, Va.
She is the mother of two of Chow
an’s most loyal alumnae, and of Mr.
Joseph Boushell, Raleigh, N. C.
Class of 1867
Dora Askew, Mrs. T. G. Wood, is
now living in Winton, N. C. Mrs.
Wood’s father and sisters were al
ways loyal friends to the college, and
Mr. Wood at one time was trustee of
the college and pastor of the local
Baptist church: He was always a
loyal friend of the college.
Class of 1868
Angie B. Ferebee, one of the first
trustees of the college and at the
same time a warm and ardent friend
of the institution.
Lucy H. Owen, Mrs. D. A. Robert
son, is now president emeritus of
Greensboro Women’s College. Mrs.
Robertson has done a wonderful
work for the cause of education in
North Carolina. She was president
of the college when it was burned on
the night of February, 1904. Through
her undaunted courage undomitable
perseverance, she led the alumnae in
the struggle to rebuild, and the in
stitution will ever be a tribute to
her. She is still teaching in the in
Class of 1^69 #
Pauline Mitchell, Mrs. C. W. Mit
chell, is now living in her home in
Aulander. She is a daughter of W.
W. Mitchell, second president of the
college and for years was the main
spring of its existence. She married
Mr. C. W. Mitchell, a farmer presi
dent of the college, who was also one
of the greatest friends the college
Bettie Mitchell, Mrs. Thomas
Vann, is now living near Aulander,
N. C., and is a sister of Mrs. C. W.
SCIENCE TEACHERS VISIT LABS
AT WAKE FOREST AND
On October 13, Misses Robinson
and Caldwell visited the science
Iaborato]-ies at Wake Forest and
Meredith to information concern
ing new equipment to be bought for
the Chemistry and Physic depart
ments at Chowan.
While at Wake Forest they had the
interesting experience of hearing the
report from New York of the World
Series over the radio set in the Phy
sics Lab. of the College, and also wit
nessed the triumph of Old Gold and
Black over Lynchburg College foot
ball team on Gore Field to the tune
of 25 to 0.
Inez Matthews, Editor
In answer to question of Mrs. F.
C. Saunders: Mrs. I. B. Lake was
Miss Elizabeth Marable.
(All questions regarding alumnae
^iven careful attention).
E. H. Nicholson
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Murfreesboro, N. C.
IMAGINATION is the key which unlocks the door to opportunity. Our job today is to get ready for tomorrow.
Money is the trade token of labor. Labor is power—and power is good—when it is used with a thought of tomor
The man standing behind the door is the YOU of tomorrow. Who is he and what he is depends upon you and
Initiative is the individual need of today—it’s the word with four “IFs” in it. Put that word in tomorrow s
tool box—and use it. It will get you somewhere.
Indifference—Doubt—Lack of Self Confidence—Want of Purpose—they all lead to defeat and make labor
drudgery and unprofitable.
A bank book is an important text book. Acquire one, filling its entry regularly even though in a small way, and
soon you will be able to grasp opportunities which will insure your tomorrow.
THE PEOPLES BANK
Murfreesboro, N. C.