Hey, Bulldogs, Go! - - Beat Wingate!
Hundreds of alumni return
to campus today for varied
Founders Day and Home
coming programs. See re
lated stories on this page.
Ellen Abernethy will reign
as homecoming queen at
half-time tomorrow night.
Gall Hall, Doris Winchester
are attendants. See stoiy
Gardner-Webb College Boiling Springs, N. C. October 28, 1961
Early Classes To Be Honored
FOUNDERS DAY, HOMECOIllliG EVENTS SET
FOR TOMORROW - HilHPREDS EXPECTED
Formal Opening Special Dinner
, . . Committee Chairmen Dedmond and Dixon
45 Students Scheduled To Go To
BSU Conference In November
More than 1,000 students from ion Convention on November 3-5.
some 30 to 40 colleges and uni- The theme for the convention will
versities will gather in Forest be ‘‘A Living Church in a Bevo-
HiHs Baplist Church of Raleigh lutionary World."
for the state Baptist Student Un- Among the featured speakers
for the convention are Dr. Pope
Duncan, professor of Church His
tory at SoU'thsastern Seminary,
Wake Forest; Dr. Sam Hill, as
sistant professor of religion at
the University of North Caro’ina,
Chaps! Hill; and Dr. Elmer West,
Jr., secretary for missionary
personnel. Foreign Mission Board,
45 FROM G-W
Approximately 30 pastors, col
lege teachers, anjj religious lead-
erg of the Raleigh area will lead
in worltshops. All sessions will
be he’d at the Forest Hills Bap
tist Church located on Dixie
Trail. The Rev. Douglas Ald
ridge is host pastor.
Oardner-Webb win be repre
sented at the convention by some
jEvents Are Set
Climaxing the 1961 Founders
Day and Homecoming celebra
tion, the Gardner-Webb-Wingate
football game will be played to
morrow night at 8 o’clock in the
George Blanton Memorial Stadi-
During the pre-game ceremon
ies the Gardner-Webb College
Chorus will present a short mu
sical program. Among the selec
tions that they will sing are
“Stouted-Hearted Men,” “It’s A
Grand Night for Singing,” and
“The Battle Hymn of the Repub-
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Of New Building
Dr. Ralph C. Swann, head of the
chemistry department at North
Carolina State College, has been
secured as the principal speaker
for the formal opening of the
new science building in a special
ceremony at 2:30 p. m. in the E.
B. Hamrick Auditorium tomor-
The formal opening ceremony
will be the highlight of a day’s
activities in celebration of Foun
ders Day and Homecoming, a day
traditionally observed on the
fourth Saturday in October.
Dr. Swann Is a graduate of
Morris Harvey College and holds
the Ph. D. degree in organic
chemistry from Massachusetts
Institute of Technology.
Others on the program are
Prof. Hubert C. Dixon, chairman
of the natural science and mathe
matics deoartment, who will
preside; Dr. E. Eutrerie Poston,
president of the College; Mrs.
Rush Stroun. chairman of the
Board of Trustees; and M. A.
Photographer Joe Phillips Is
Number One Man Behlld Camera
Joe Phillips, student photo
grapher, is on the job.
He does photography for the
Anchor,” and for other school ac
tivities. Not only does Joe make
pictures, he also processes the
photographs — developing the
Moseley, Jr., associate professor
of chemistry at the college.
Before assuming his duties as
head of the department at N. C.
State, Dr. Swann was technical
director of the Ordnance Missile
Laboratories, Huntsville, Ala., for
three years. He had served as
assistant director for the previ
ous five years and had held other
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Honors 3 Groups
Tomorrow around 11:00 a. m.,
fragments of Gardner-Webb’s his
tory will descend upon the cam
pus. Farmer faculty members,
children and grandchildren of
the original board of trustees
(1905), and graduates of the
Boiling Springs High School
(1910-1928) will visit the campus
for Founders Day and Homecom
Officers and directors of the
Alumni Association will also Join
the festivities. Officers of this
Association are the Rev. T. W.
Estes, Forest City, president; the
Rov. Wilson Padgett, Shelby,
vice-president; and Mrs. Nancy
Griffin, Boiling Springs, secre-
Professor Hubert C. Dixon Is
chairman of the Alumni Commit
tee, and Professor Francis B.
Dedmond is chairman of the
Founders Day Committee.
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Football Team Elects
fiour members of the faculty and
The Chaperones for the group
will include C. Allen Burris, Miss
Ruth Kiser, Miss Doris Jones,
and Dean John Hiott, faculty ad
visor flOT the BjS.U. executive
council. These representatives
will depart by car for Ra’eigh on
Friday, Nov. 3, and starf the re
turn trip to Gardner-Webb early
Sund;ay afternoon, Nov. 5.
Miss Ellen flbemethy Is Queen
Miss Ellen Abernethy, fresh
man from Stanley, was elected
homecoming queen by the foot
ball team last week. She will
reign at half-time activities to
morrow night when the Gardner-
Webb Bulldogs face Wingate Col
Named attendants to the queen
were Miss Gail Hall of Kinston
and Miss Doris Winchester of
Sunset, S. C. Gail is the sopho-
attendant, Doris the fresh
Ellen is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Graham P. Abernethy.
Gail’s parents are Mr. and Mrs.
F. B. Hall, and Doris Is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. D.
The queen will be crowmed at
half-time tomorrow night by Dr.
E. Eugene Poston, president of
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. Joe with favorite subject
One of Joe’s most recent as
signments was in the biology
lab. Tliere he photographed a
, natural field of onion cells
and processing the ^ microscope.
He became interested in photo
graphy in high school when en
couraged by a friend, Charles
Clark, who is a professional
Since coming to G-W, Dean
John Hiott has been the man re
sponsible for Joe’s knowledge of
the camera and dark room. Im
pressions Joe had of his first
pictures were horrible, “but,” he
said, "Dean Hiott kept encourag
ing me.” His main interest lies
in action shots, largely in the
field of sports.
Besides the five to eight hours
Joe spends in the dark room each
week, he works a’””''T'fmately
ten hours in the cafeteria.
He is vice-president of the
newly formed Click Club and a
member of the Monogram Club.