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; iLUME IV, NO. 1
CHOWAN COLLEGE, MURFREESBORO, N. C„ FRIDAY, OCTOBER, 10, 1952
At a meeting of the student body
last spring, Lamar Sentell was
elected as President of the Student
Government for the 1952—53 school
Chosen to serve with him were:
Marjorie JenkirJs, Vice—President;
Doris Wilkins, Secretary; Jackie
Since Franklin Barham, who was
appointed as treasurer, did not
return to Chowan College this year,
Clyde Page was elected to fUl his
President Sentell was bom and
reared in Gaffney, South Carolina.
During the war, he was associated
with the U. S. Maritime Commiss
ion. Later he started his Christian
work in the First Baptist Church of
Gaffney, v/here he held various
positions in several departments.
It was in September, 1951 that
President Sentell entered Chowan
College. While here was active
in the West Chowan Association
doing supply work for maniy
churches. His call to Mferry Hill
Baptist Church came during that
year, and he holds that position
Handbooks havo been distributed
containing information about the
StuderJt Government as well as
rules and regulations.
The purpose of the Student
Government shall be to further
the interest of the Student Body,
to control matters of conduct, to
develop self-control, responsibi
lity, and loyalty. It is hoped that
every Student will give this organ
ization their full support.
For the first time in the history
of Chowan College, a class in
Journalism is being taught. This
subject will be of great help es
pecially to those Students who ex
pect to become newspaper men or
women in the future and also to
those who are interested in any
form of Journalism.
At this time there are approxi-
Tiately sixteen students enrolled in
Sea JOURNALISM on Page 8
Former Students Expetted "Home'
For Founders' Day On October 10
^ Dr. McDowell Is
October 10, Founders’ Day, will
be a homecoming event for form
er students and friends of Cho
wan Colleg€. Ai^ aE-day program
has been arranged, with Dr. E. A.
j;cDoweU, piofessoi of Ne* Pest
ament Interpretation at South
eastern Baptibt Theological Sem
inary, Wake Forest, as guest
speaker in the morning ai'd Dr.
F. 0. Mixon, president of the col
lege, speaking in the afternoon.
Dr. McDowell is a descendant of
Archibald McDowell, the first presi
dent of Chowan. Dr. McDowell is a
For Graphic Arts
Has Meeting Here
The Advisory Committee for the
Graphic Arts department of Cho
wan CoUege held its first meeting
Sept. 29 with departmental in-
tructors and administrative off
icials of the school.
Following a luncheon in the
College Cafeteria the group met
in the office of Dr. F. Orlop Mixon
where he outlined progress in set
ting up the department and dis
cussed plans for its future. Mem-
graduate of Furman University and I bers of the Advisory Committee
the Southern Baptist Theological , explained the industry’s need in
Seminary of Louisville, Kentucky, ithe way of personnel,
wr.or^ he received his Ph. D. He j dj. Mixon said approximately
was for a number of years the
head of the New Testament De
partment at the Southern Baptist
Seminary. This year Dr. McDowell
begins work at the new South
eastern Baptist Seminary a.t Wake
Forest as head of the department
of New Testament Interpretatit
He is an outstanding teacher,
^ author, preacher, and lecturer.
From lU to 11 a. m. there will
SPEAKER — Dr. EdwarH A. Mc
Dowell, gusst speaker f;,. Found
The Brown Lady
51i?’s coming Yep, she’s com
ing All dressed in rustling brown be a coffee hour, with Mesdames
taffeta, creeping quietly and soft- Elwood Parker and P. D. Sewell
Iv up and down the halls of the In charge. At this time, visitors
girls dormitories. It’s Hallowe’en will have an opporturity to m.;ei
that she’ll be here; in fact it’s the college faculty.
;.ways on Hallowe’en that she Official hostesses from the Alu-
comc3. Returns, that is. Not for a mni Association for the day will
'oily visit; on, no. But to haunt be; Mesdames Lois Vann Wynn,
the grounds and corridors where David Day, Aita Chitty Parker.
Fate dealt her a fatal blow. It’s Walter Brown, Bynum Brown,
;aid she comes with blood, red and Celia Forehand.
I blood, fresh blood on her hands ^he 11 o’clock program wii'
- d lures Chowan damsels quietly open with the singing of “AU Hail
out into the woods and forces them t^e Power of Jesus' Name led by
t3 vrite their names on secret Frank Pool, head of the
I stones in blood too. Especially does music department. The invoca-
the visitor like to claim for her tion will be offered by the Rev.
victims the love-lorn and smitten Warren Taylor, college chaplain.
! damsels, for the visitor herself was xhe college glee duo will sing,
'' the tragic victim of a tragic love “All Creatures of Our God and
affair. The story goes that she King”, and join with the audi
plunged to her bloody death from a ence in singing, “Chowan, Mother
third story window as a result of Dear”.
her lover’s unfaithfulness. The Lonnie Sasser will
lady? The Brown Lady. read script and offer prayer, and
— Dr. Mixon will introduce Dr. Me
Italians used watermarks o/i Dowell. The closing hymn will be
their paper in the 13th century. | See DR. McDOWELL on Page 5
15 students are taking the first
year course, and next year with
a good advertising program for
students the department will
bring in 35 new students to boost
the enroUment to 50.
He also explained the school’s
general plans for growth, in both
student body and buildings. He
said yesterday’s enrollment was
192 for the largest in the school’s
Newpapermen members of the
committee explained the industry
is suffering a shortage of crafts
men and there are good job op
Those present besides Dr. Mix
on were: Rev. Oscar Creech, asso
ciate to the President; Miss Ad
dle Mae Cooke, dean of women
and graphic arts instructor; Mr.
McSweeney, graphic arts instruc
tor; Joseph A. Leslie of the Nor
folk, Va. Ledger-Dispatch; Vice-
tor Meekings of the Coastland
Times of Manteo; Cary Flythe of
the Emporia, Va., Messenger; Ma
yon Parker of Parker Bros, of
Ahoskie; and Roy Johnson of
Murfreesboro of the Daily News
of Ahoskie and Murfreesboro.
The group chose Parker for its
pesidenit and Miss Cooke as ex-
About 140,000 women served in
the women’s army corps during
World war II.