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VOL. I. NO. 26
200 Persons Gather
To See These
A. .anil T. College's R. O. T. C.,
under the coinmHiid of Cnpt. Robert
Lee Campbell, D. S. C.. won the applause
of some 200 persons who had
leathered on the front lawn of the
campus to witness o competitive and
exhibition drill by the bnttalon last
The first place In the drills whs
taken by Headquarters Company, under
the <|nrarnand of Cadet Lieut.
Jethro Hooper. The first platoon of
Company C, commanded by Cadet
Lieut. John Johnson, ranked second.
The first nnd second platoons of Company
D, under the command of Cadet
Lleuts. Arthur Gotalen and Hubert
Doub, respectively, tied for third
The battalion whs under the direct
command of Cadet ILeut. Col. Lewis
Still. The judges were Lieut. John
"Withers, the first A. and T. graduate
to become a commissioned officer in
the present war; brands Mebane, senior
; O. C.. Fisher, veteran of the
first world "war'iand Samuel Little
John and Jesse' Barley, former cadets.
Special music was furnished by
' the college band under direction of
Prof. Bernard Lee Mason.
^Dett and Choir In V'
Radio Broadcast >.' v
V . %
Dr. NATHANIEL DETT.
A new wartime anthem, "The Soul
of America Defend," by Dr. It.' Nathaniel
Dett, was heard over the air
for the first time last Sunday morning,
when the Bennett College Choir,
" of which Dr.' Dett Is founder and director,
appeared in a coast to coast
broadcast over the NBC network. The
broadcast was one of the series "Mu?tl/?
?nd imap|i4gn. Vnilth *' nrMUMltMi
each Sunday by the Music Educator*
With brief Interpretation* by Dr.
Dett, the progrhro showed the evolution
of characteristic Negro music
from Its primitive state to those form*
whl<4h are regarded as clawdcal. It
Included spirituals and several original
compositions by Dr. Dett showing
the Incorporation of Negro folk
melodies and rhythms. into complete
'' art forms such us the anthem. ^
Soloists on the broadcast were Miss
Lottie McCoy, a Renlor, of Columbus,
Ohio; Miss Vassar Battle, a sopho
y.. more," or New *nrk city, and -MM
j> . ..Carol. Lynn, Booker, a freshman, of
* ^Younjprtnwn, Ohio. - " \' . ?'.'*
tj r ?.. _ :Vr
' Dental Society .To
K M\^Bv^fi5th annual nemlon 'of the OJrl
| */S iStaMeOleal. Dental Jand
t'i., Pba'irmaceiitir^l Society' and the .Tth
C^^M^Ul^^llnlc -of the'd^*l?lon of ,coj
^^opehi'tiofi and race .relations tfill infcet
N> C^tiny'^;8j and
py^ribtare 'win > be sir well prepared
These officers of the R. O. T.
C. at A. and T. College, Greensboro,
N. C, played a- large part
State Naval ''
The navy department has notified
the navy recruiting 'service In North
Carolina'that beginning June 1 negroes
will be enlisted as apprentice
seamen In the naval reserve foy general
1 "Since World "War I, negroes have
been able to.jenllst In the navy only
as mess attendants third class. for
duty in the tnessrnan branch of naval
service," said Lieut. C. B. Neely,
afflcer In dharge of Davy recrultiuc
In the state "The change of policy
allowing members of the negro race
to enlist for general service open!
a wide field of opportunities' for
American negroes In the navy.**
To he eligible for enlistment, n
negro must be able to read and write,
pass the standard physical examination
for class V-C, "naval reserve, and
submit to a regular blood test. The
age limit* are 17 to 4H and enlistment
a will be made as apprentice
Men accepted will be transferred
to the naval training station at Great
Lakes.' III., for recruit training. After
completion of the preliminary train'
log, the negroes will be assigned t?
duties In general service with thi
Fnlte?l States naval forces- OTer tin
Enlistment' of negroes 'will he.ac
cepted at Navy Recruiting Station ai
Raleigh, Anh^lle, Greenshnro. Char
lotte, Salisbury, New Bern and Wll
army officers to speak on war In
qulrles and how they should he hand
led by ' civilian' physicians.^
Among the physlclaus arid surge
ons are Ilr. F. E. Davis, Dr? O. H
Evans,-Dr. J. B. MdLaughlln, Di
c. 'o, 8tewart.- Among Hmj dentin*
are'Dr. B." W. Borneo. Dr. "W.
Jenkins! Dr. W. I* Mitterrand Di
George C. Rliupklna. /! . J .
L ' NAME FOR JAPS.
1 . i'"-.- f ?. .,... .?; /'
Johti' Marquand. . antbnr of tti
Moto -aeries, published , by Littl
Brown -and company, report tbt
I American troop* refer- fo the Japi
. nose aa"Mr. Moto*" and. particular]
tbejf refold to tbe Japanese'planes i
[ J "Mr.-^IotoA** >*; v*
KXSBORQ, N. C, SATURDAY, JUNE 6. |
r. OFFICERS OF THH
- Jtij HXiMV:
^3)1 4aBB9 2
in the Competitive and Exhibiiton
Drill held at A. and T. College
lac* Monday (May 16). The K.
Dr. MacLean .
Speaker At College .
Fair Employment "
Dr. Maidulm S. MacLean, presl'
dent of Hampton Institute, Hampton,
Va., and chairman of the Frealdent's
' committee on fair employment prac
tlce, will deliver'the commencement
> address at A. and T. College on Mon'
day Jnne 1. at 7 p. in Richard H.
' Harrison auditorium. Dr. John 1*. S.
' Holloman, president of the Washing*
ton Baptist Seminary, Washington,
" D. C., delivered the baccalaureate sermon
Sunday, May 31, at 11 *. in.
i Dr. Maclean, who took hit hache*
, lor'g degree at the University of
. Michigan in 1916 and his doctorate
I at the University of Minnesota In
field of progressive education adinlti- C
. 1st rat ion. National attention win* fo- *
cased on him when, as Director of ^
I the General College of the Fnlverslty
of Minnesota, he Introduced new
. procedures In research, curriculum
, and student counseling. Tlie General
, College, started as an experiment In
, progressive education" In 11*32, when '
, Dr. MftcLfttn was made director, l>e- 1
'came known as'one of the finest In- 1
stltutlons In the country by the spring *
t of 1040, when he left to go to Hani)*
ton. He Is at present eiialrnian of 1
such groups as the National Comb)It
tev on General Education and the '
- North Central Association Committee
on General Education.
Dr. Hollomnn graduated from Wh- '
ters Normal Institute, now Watery
Training >enooi, winton, is. %j.. a no
wan a at ml wit at Virginia UnJon"T~nlvaraUy
ml006 to (1009/ At one 1
* time a mr/0 pa ft or In.'North Carolina
' and'a teacher a'|>;Wateni Normal, he
r; haa.boen pa*tor, 6?, "the Second liep-'
? tfat ChnrCh.i Waaklngton, aloce 1017.
. and president of^aahlngton Raptlat
Seminary . alnde '<1029. * .Re has l*en
i? editor nt the Carey Herald alnre
1084. 'A* mem her of the'-Phi Beta Slg?.
ma, fraternity* be took his Doctor of
Dlrlpl'ty from 3Th-j^nta Union Unlver
I O. T. C. unit at A. and T. Is unI
der the direction of CapL Robert
Lee Lamp bell. D. S. C. '
Vfust Swear Allegiance
Japanese military officials In the
Netherlands East Indies have. demanded
that all Europeans. Chinese
ind other nationals resident In theee
slands swear allegiance to Japan, acording
to the official radio at Ani
;ara In neutral Turkey, which still
ins diplomatic representatives In Ja>an.'
The Turkish spokesman said: "In
his war more than In any other the
1ghta of Individuals and nations have
>een Ignored and trampled down, but
ights of Individuals and notions
lave heen Ignored and trampled down
?ut never before did we hear of such
l demand by any power from conluered
peoples. It appears that the
lapanese have threatened that If any
( dividual refuses to swear fidelity
u Japan, he or she will lose all his
>r her rlghta, In other words, will not
te able to earn a living. This is Inleed
an unheard of crime."
Bennett Students Pick
Mary I<mi Biyes; of firpensliorn,
iH8 l??n eleolwl prwldent of the iCty.
student* group at ' Kennett College
for the year 1042-48. it was announced
at the college Tuesday. May 20.;
.4. memtier of the sophomore rlasa,
die 1 sa graduate of Dudley High
School and I* majoring In home economic*
Other recently elected officer* for
the gron pure .lane Womble. vice pre*
rt*?nt: I.ucllle Hlnnant, secretary:
Sancy Young, assistant secretary:
Mildred Herring. treasurer: Helen
Frailer, representative to the student
senate: Elvira Galloway, representative
; Vivian'_Haye* and Dorothy Meyer*,
_ social * .'eonimlttee chairmen i
Catherine;Stephena, 'sergeant-a t-arma.
A series-of "commencement events
will begin on "Friday, May 29'.and
will last through June 1. . > "*^f
r.DRV FRCTTS, VEGETABLES.^?
'Drying frulta and' vegetables at
homp Js an old fashioned practlcg
now Mdc revived to meet wa^/Copdltlon*.
says lllaa Robp. "Sbolv/otly
mhaefvatlonLst of. State colleen,
cd The Future Outlook^ | .
Local Funeral ,
Director Speaks < .vJSr'
? ' ~ ' .'J' x'J"
"Horae to roost mankind In where
life begins," declared Perry Hrown^V^^*^' , '
local funeral director, who wag- the* / .
principal speaker for the formai ded- ?
Icatlon of the Omega beautiflcatlOQ 'j&v
project at A. and.T. College last week.' C'v^- '
The project, which 'was sponsored
by the Mu Psl chapter of Omega Pair'
fraternity, .whs concerned with * tie" --*
beautlfication of the ground la front *>'*/
of Murphy Hall, the college dining,
hall. Emroett (Jeorge, a student of the
department 'of horticulture..and - (^r^Snh
originator of the Idea, presented
who represented .the college - V ' Vjafc
President Bluford commended thi '
fraternity for its excellent work^and - ?
expressed the hope that other, stu-,
dent organizations would follow :ita?^
example. He revealed hla pleasure *
with a plan which the Omegans pre-'-; c*
sented him. which involved the jee-"^2$$
tablishiug of a sunken garden in
of Holland Hall next year. ; >/'
Mr.? Brown, who spoke. on "The
Beauty of Home, Democracy and
lege."'said that home "serves-as an I
anchor for life. In Its environment
arise early experience* In human relationships.
Appreciation of human
personality grows. Tolerance and mu-r
tual helpfulness are bqrnl Ideals cbme - Jvft
Into being and creative effort obtaly^
encouragement. Home nutures body, ; jEg
mind aDd spirit." f&ts
Speaking to the fraternity", Mr. /
Brown said, "I congratulate you menl^y'Jj$p
who believe that men of like attain-' * 19^;
ment and of the same Ideals of ,fel~ V.v?..,
lowshlp and manhood abould blndjto-*'..'^
gether iu order to approach
Ideals. Tour achievement is a slgnl-.'iAhV^'j
flcant beauty to the college we love vr
so well." 'X%- " '"OVxjyr
IVllSs W atkins and . "fV
Picture of Mother
MHipil Pi 'I.iimW
-^ MISfi KDNA WATKIN^^^g^fe
who lu ytudent of th^'
horo, In Rhown wlth*oney Kf' tocr
worka,"%' an oil portralt/of
^ mother. Mind WntilfM^^whe*
home U* in .Newport