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THE CHOWANIAN, APRIL - MAY 1959
Some Interesting People Who
Attended Visitation Day Here
Seven Baptist college presidents and some 100 others were
at Chowan College Monday, April 13, for the Visitation Day
program, also called "Come and See Day".
The camera helped to recall the day with these pictures of in
teresting people in attendance:
From top to bottom, (1) Rev. Lucius Polhill, Executive Secre
tary, Baptist General Association of Virginia, talks with Mrs.
Daisy Lou Mixon, Chairman of Chowan's Department of Religion.
(2) Rev. Louis Smith, pastor of Newsoms, Va., Baptist Church,
and Mrs. John D. Welch, Moyock Baptist Church. (3) Rev. A. C.
McCall, pastor of Sawyer's Creek Baptist Church; Rev. J. L. Walter
Moose, pastor of Seaboard Baptist Church; and Rev. C. W. Dul-
ing, pastor of Cashie Baptist Church, Windsor. (4) Chowan's
Director of Development and Mrs. Oscar Creech at lunch in the
cafeteria; (5) Rev. Harland R. Getts, pastor of Providence Church,
Shawboro, and Mr. Don C. Pryor, Secretary of Promotion, Cho
wan Association. (6) Rev. L. W. Smith, pastor of Providence
Baptist Church, Oxford, and Rev. R. L. Knowles, pastor of Turkey
Branch Baptist Church. (7) Rev. and Mrs. Roland Pruette of the
Murfreesboro Baptist Church. (Photos by John C. Gill, Jr.)
New Library Books
Chowan library has recently
received the following editions:
To Appomattox, by our own
North Carolina Burke Davis. Mr.
Davis gives us a vivid picture of
the last tragic days of the Con
federacy. A book of historical
importance and wonderful hu
Rivers in the Desert, by Nel
son Glueck. A history of the
Negev and considered by many
critics as the best book yet writ
ten on archaeology.
River of Years, autobiography
of Joseph Fort Newton. The book
is a liberal education within it
self. Life of a great preacher
Illustrated Library of the Nat
ural Sciences in four volumes.
Presented to us by the American
Museum of Natural History.
These volumes will bring to the
reader the story of the universe,
the earth and its inhabitants, to
gether with their relation to each
The Great Decision, the secret
history of the atomic bomb, by
Michael Amrine. Here is the
story day by day, week by week,
of all the major actors in this
Introduction to St. Thomas
Aquinas. A great man born in
Italy in the year 1225. It is said
his theological writings are a
landmark in the history of theol
The Modern Reasercher. by
Barzun and Graff. This book is
for anyone who is or will be
engaged in research and report
How to Read the Bible, by
Julian Price Love. A book which
helps you get the most out of
Mathematics Dictionary, edit
ed by Glenn and Robert James.
Designed as a time-saving refer
ence work for scientists, engi
neers, students and others using
mathematics in their profes
sions. It is a 1959 edition.
Elizabeth the Great, by Eliza
beth Jenkins. You will find it
enthralling reading from the
first page to the last. 1959 edi
Whales and Whaling, by Paul
Budker. This book upsets many
long-held beliefs about these
ocean giants and the way they
The Monuments and the Old
Testament, by Price, Sellers and
Carlson. A book for all who de
sire a better understanding of
the Old Testament.
Cousin Bette, by Honore Bal
zac, In the opinion of rnany
critics, one of Balzac’s finest
novels—if not his finest.
The New Milton Cross’ com
plete stories of the great operas.
Revised and enlarged. Edited by
America at Mid-Century, by
Andre Siegfried. A Frenchman
of 80 years gives us a fresh ap
praisal of the United States.
Handbook for Observing the
Satellites, by N. E. Howard. A
complete guide to spotting all the
satellites: where to find them
and what equipment to use.
Canada, a Political and Social
History, by Edgar Mclnnis.
A Summary of Christian His
tory, by Robert A. Baker. Inter
esting to the lay reader as wel
as the minister.
Tidings, by Ernest Wiechert.
A religious novel one does no
hesitate to call great.
The Amplified New Testamem.
J. B., by Archibald MacLeish.
A story in drama form about a
Animal Form and Function,
The Student Council, by »c-
Wheels Across America, W
Hornung. Pictorial and quite in