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\’ol. 1, No. 0. April 4, 1930
( howaii Colleg'e, Murfreesboro. X. C .
JOYNER, EDWARDS NAMED KING, QUEEN
"Oome Out of the Kitchen,"
chosen as the senior class play, is
a three-act comedy with a co
lonial setting. The plot centers
around a southern family who art
forced to lease their heme to a
northern family in order to raise
money, ^he lease calls for a staff
of four white servants, but sine,;
It is impossible to get them, the
children are forced to disguise
themselves and act as servants.
Complications arise with the ar
rival of the guest of Burton
Crane, the lessee.
Appearing in the play cast are
Mary Alice Wade as Olivia Dan-
gerfield, alias the cook; JacK
Peele as Paul Dangerfleld, alias
the butler: Braxton Bavis as
Charles Dangerfield, alias the
handy boy; Jane Ellen JernigaT
as Elizabeth Dangerfield, alias the
upstairs maid; EUlen Downs as
Mandy, the colored servant; Per
vist Miles as Burton Crane; Bar
bara Thomason as Mrs. Faulkner,
a society matron; Margaret FM-
trelle as Cora Faulkner, her
daughter; Colon Jackson as Solon
Tucker, Crane’s attorney; John
Moore as Randy Weeks, a reai
estate agent; and Thomas Blowe
as Tom Lefferts, a poet.
Reheoi'sals were started last
Monday under the direction of
Mrs. Edwin Brown. Practice wili
!;r iJSld three or four times a
week starting the first of April.
The play will be presented iilay
The Council on Christian Edu
cation will meet with Chowan
College on April 27. The Ccunc.’l
is composed of 48 members vhr;
are appointed by the North Can^-
lina State Baptist Convention
The duty of the council is to visit
the seven different Baptist col
leges in North Carolina and make
a study of t.ach of the oigjniza-
tions and its financial neeJ'^
This is the first time that the
council has ever met as an er.tire
group at Chowan and large plans
for the future of the college are
expected to come out of the meet
Hoey, Cordon to
Set for Aoril 19th
Two noted North Carolinians,
Senator Cl.vde Hoey and Norman
Cordon, will appear on April 19
at Chowan College, w^hich ha;,
been chosen as the center of '
great activity for about five hun ■ *
dred women of the surrounding -
area. On that date, the 23rd dis- |
trict of Home Demonstration ,
Work will have its meeting m .
the college auditorium with Mrs,
Lydia M. Booth, president of the
Home Demonstration Clubs in '
Hertford county, presiding.
Mrs. Booth has recently movsa
from Jackson where she held the
same office in Northampton coun
The members expected to at
tend are from, Northanipion,
Hertford, Bertie and .Cates coun
ties. The meeting will'begin wuu
the opening of the business ses
sion at ten o’clock in the mon -
in£, after which the women and
their guests will have the op
portunity to see and heai ijorin
Carolina’s Senator Clyde R. Hoey,
known to most people as the '‘Si'-
ver Tongued Orator.” After the
Senator’s speech, the meeting wi.l
adjourn until two o’clock in the
afternoon. During this intermi.s-
s;on. the ladies will be served
lunch in the college cafeteria.
At promptly two o’clock, Nor
man Cordon, North Carolina’s
, Metropolitan singer and the Iie.id
: of the Appreciation of Music De
partment at the University 3I
North Carolina, will bpe^k. His
topic will be ’'Appreciatio;i 01
April Fool's Party
I Climaxing a week of mid-term
! quizzes the students and faculty
' enjoyed a delightful time at an
informal April Pool’s party at the
; Beech.',vood Country Club on Sat-
j urday evening A.pril the first. The
I students and faculty were the
I guests of Mr. and Mrs. Edward
; Cason of Murfreesboro,
j Music for the occasion was fur-
i nished by an orchestra compose-d
! of Ahoskie and Murfreesiboro
JOVCK AXX JOVXER
(.^ueen o.f Mav
CollegeMay Double Rolls
in Three Years, Says Bunn
By B. D. BUNN
President of Chowan College
Murfreesboro.—On' March 23 a
decision was made bj’ a commit
tee of the Southern Baptist Con
vention which will have a greater
si:;nificance for Chowan College
than anything which has happen
ed in a half centin-y—namely
establishing the Southea.stern
Rcminaiy a: Wake Forest. N. C.
Of the seven Baptist schools of
North Carolina, that leaves, when
Wake Forest is moved to Winston-
Salem, Chowan and Campbell as
co-ed Baptist schools to serve the
eastern two thirds of North Car-
Prom a geographical standpoint
29 counties are nearer Chowan
College than any of the other
Baptist institutions. In these 29
counties there are 165 public high
schools. From these 155 high
schools about 2300 graduates go
out each year.
Our Virginia neighbors have
shown a definite interest in Cho
wan College. In this southea.'tern
area of Virginia there are 40
Visiting Speakers to be Here
for Religious Emphasis Week
”Religion is Reality”. This is
the theme for religious etniphasis
week which begins at Chow’an
College, Monday, April 7. Mr.
Austin Staples, head of the De
partment of Religion at the col
lege, has made arrangements with
four outstanding s,peakers for the
week of April 17-21.
The speakers are the H'iverend
James Ray of Raleigh, the Rever
end W. W. Finlator cf Elizabeth
City, the Rev:rend Warren P.
Taylor of Murfreesboro, and the
Reverend Boyce Brooks of Albe
Mr. Ray is the s.-cretary of the
Ba,ptist Student Union of North
Carolina. He will speak in the
Murfreesboro Baptist Church
Mr. Finlator is the pastor of
the First Baptist Church of
Elizabeth City, and formerly pas
tor of the W:ldon Ba-ptist
Church. He served on a commit
tee of fifteen to make a special
study for the Baptist Convention,
investigating use of federal funds
for Baptist institutions. Mr. Fin
lator spoke to the student body
earlier in the year.
Mr. Taylor, pastor of the Bap
tist Church of Murfieesboro, has
spoken at the collige several
■Mr. Brooks, formerly of Rox-
boro, moved to Albemarle April
1, as pastor of the First Baptist
Church of Albemarle. He is a
trustee of Wake Forest College
and a one-time member cl the
General Board of the North Ca
rolina Baptist Convention. Mr.
Brooks i3 a brother-in-law of Mr.
Leon £t.oenc:r, business manager
of Chowan College.
Mr. Ray will speak in chapel
Monday, April I'l, on the subject,
■Believe You Me”. Every evening,
irc’.n 7;00 to 7;45, Mr. Finlator
State Secretary of Baptist
and Mr. Brooks will conduct >
ssminar on the subjects, "Love,
Courtship, and Marriage”, and
■ Whats’ Right? What's Wronj?”
At 8;00 Monday evening, Mr. Fin
lator will speak on the su'oj;ct,
■Wanted—a God not too P'erson-
Tuesday morning. Mr. Finlator
will have charge of the chapel
service. His subject will be "What's
It to You?” That evening, Mr.
Ray will speak on "Youth S'eeks a
Mr. Brooks will take as his
subject. "Beautiful, But”, for the
regular chapel period on Wednes
day. For th? evening services. Mr.
Brcc'ks will sipeak on, "Christ
Lcoks at Youth”.
"Stricliy in. the Grove" will be
the subject for the Thursday'
morning chapel service, which
will be conducted by Mr. Taylor.
That ev.-ning, Mr. Taylor will
speak on "How Big is Your
Friday morning. Mr. Ray will
.'PeaJc on the subject, "Don’t
Catch the Wrong Bus”. Mr. P^n-
lator will co.nplete the week's
activities Friday night, speaking
on th'; subject, "Its the Follow
Through That Counts”.
The public is invited to the
evening worship services. The
speakers will live on the campus
and wiU visit with classes during
the week. The B. S. U. of the
college will arrange two or three
icclal hours after the evening
' high schools which send out about
; 700 graduates annually. We give
you these figures to show the pos
sibilities of our constituency.
; If philanthropists could only vi
sualize the possibilities of this
place and provide housing facil- ■
ities for boys, a physical education
building and a student center,
^ Chowan should easily enroll 250
’ to ;>00 in three year^. “Without a
, vision the people perish.” It is our
; hope and desire that every in-
i terested person get the full si;;;ii-
I flcance of our central school oe-
; ing moved west and how it en
hances our possibilities at Cho.
j Hour Speaker
"I don’t believe that the youth
of this nation are r;.?igned to the
inevitability of a third world war”
was spoken by c'enator Frank,
Graham in an address to the
students of Chowan college at the
chapel hour. i
! Senator Graham was intrcducrd
, by Dr. Tom Brown, former Di-
I rector of Agriculture Vccational ,
I training at State College. The !
address was heard by a number 1
of peopl? from Murfreesboro ar.d
Hertford County as well as the
students and faculty of the col
After a short discussion of
Chowan College and its historic
association with Murfriestoro '
and Northeastern North Carolina :
Senator Graham told a number
of anecdotes about when he was
a Marine in World War I.
“ Cooperation should be our
password.” Only by cooperation
between the church, schools, !
stores and the institutions cf a i
community; cooperation between
the counties of the stats; between
the state's of the nation and be
tween the nations of tb? world :
can there be peace, .'aid the
Joyce Ann Joyner and Billy Ed
wards, both of Murfrees''.;oro, wiil
reign over Chowan’s May Day
festivities as Queen and King,
respectively, on May 19.
Joyce Ann and Billy were elect
ed by student vote. Two otiier
nominees for Queen will be mem
bers of the May Court, Betty
Glenn Griffin of Ahoskie as maid
of honor and Frances Peele of
Woodland as an attendant. Betty
Glerm was runner-up for queen,
and Frances v,-.as in third place.
Fred Parker of Murfreesboro
will be Prince', having pia.^ed
second,in the balloting for King.
Third placie winner is Jimmy
Dula of Williamsburg. Va„ who
will be an attendant to the King.
Other members of the Queen's
Court are Jane Ellen Jern.tan,
Ahoskie; Nina Turner, Smithfield,
'Va.; and Barbara Jean Archer,
Jackson. In the King's Court will
bi3 Colon Jackson. Hertford; Bud
dy Bass, Roanoke Rapids; and
Donald 'Vann, Murfreesboro. The
attendants were selected also by
ballot. Ncminees were chosen at
a student body meeting several
Complementary to the royalty
will be Williams Wiggins of
Gate.sville and Frances Jo; ner of ^
Scotland Neck in the role of tile
provei b;al court jesters.
Children in the festivities will
be Mildean Layton. Jane Kill,
Kathie Fisher, Marion Williams,
Ely Whitehead and Walt Lackey,
all of Murfreesboro.
Mary Jennings of Elizabeth City
and Ruth Taylor of Suffolk, Va„
will combat for the Queen.
The traditional May Pole Dance
as well as the dancing of the
polka, minuet and v/altz wiil be
leatured in t'ne celebration. Thj
maid of honor and prince v.il'
crown the Queen and the Kin^.
Miss Jo Keeter, director of May
Day, states that the Queen's at
tendants will wear pastel colors
but that the materials have not
been selected yet.
The May Day event will be held
on the campus and v/ill be fol
lowed the same evening by the
Senior Class play.
A large number of high schoc;
seniors and visitors will be ex
pected to be present for the day's
events. All incJications are that
the campus will be in a holiday
mood and the day will be a red
letter one tor Chcwan student.;.
Anna Rea Chappell
Betty Glenn Griffin
Jane Eilen Jernigan
Joyce Ann Joyner
R. J. Matthews
Betty Jean Taylor
to be Here
Rabbi Malcolm Stern under the
auspices of the Jewish Chau tau-
f}ua Society cf Cincinnati, Ohio,
is to a;:ioear at Chowan on April
Ra'coi Stern will talk during
several of the class pericds during
his two da,v;' stay. He will appear
before the classes of Messrs. Sta-
plfs, C. V. Willianrs. Jarvis, and
For the chapel program Mon
day, April 24, he will speak on
"Presenting Your Jewish Neigh
bor” and for Tuesday's chapel
hour he will talk on "Where
Judaism and Christianity Meet
Mr. Stern will have a full sche
dule cn both days. His activity
will start at 8; 15 a.m a.nd extend
through SjCO sacii
The Rev. Austin Staples, Bible
teacher of Chowan college, ha^
invited a list of notable speakers
for the chapel programs for the
Tne fcl'lowing have been in
vited to speak:
April 5—Mr. Charles H. Jen
kins of Aulander.
April 12—-Reverend Julian Hop
kins of Suffolk, 'Va.
April 14—^Mr. Willis Smiili, a
candidate for U. S. Senator.
April 26—Rev. Heath Tadlock c£
Ahoskie, N. C.
April 28—Dr. T. H. Dawson cf
Hertford, N. C.
•Mr. Jenkins, the Reverend Hop
kins, Mr. Smith and Mr. Tadlcck
have not accepted the invitation
yet, but Mr. Staples is expecting
to hear from them any day.
Mr. Staples says he hopes "th?
students will £v.joy tiie
that iiave been Invited.”