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Exercises iu;;' the 52nd. an..\iv'jr-
sary of the founding of the Col]-ege
'./ere held .'In Koore Auditoi’ituii on Sun
day, April 11, at 3:00 o'clock in
the afteriiooii. The Governor of rTorth
Carolina, the Honorable James Mel
ville Broughton, wcs the anniversary
speaker ajid the ruoist notable of many
proi.iinent guests. Among the la :'vor
'.."ere Mr., Cieorge R. Little, chairniar;
of the Board of Trustees of X/ne Gol-
le^'ej Gapt.• J .U. Thorton,_corunanding
or:hicer of the ;lc.val Air base; S’ca-’B
Represent:-tivo \I. I. Dr,
..illiam Jc coclcw, one of the thr;;e
surviving nenhorrv of 'che first cl&ss
of 1896,"and hr. J. R. Flcnin:;, form
er member of the Gollogc xacvJ-'Gy.
Follov/ing ‘ the proccssxonal cane a
strilingly inspiring program, high
lighted by 'bhc trul;." supero singin;;,
of the College Choir under the direc
tion of Miss 5/olyn John^; ^ sho^
tallcs by hr. 'C.-.S. ancrBhor
muiibcr ox the institution's firs^
, :radua'oing cl.^.ss; and hrs. - .L, iur-
nor, Piv^sident of the AluKni iissoci-
ationi and the a '-dross by the Gov.,,r-
After paj’^ing ix.rkcd ^.riou'oo oo ^nc
vrork of Pros, i.arold L. ', ^^ho
Govi^rnoi’ said; *'It T/as not an' pleas
ure to knovr tlie 3-aoo Dr. Looro, oi.
I can plainly suc in this^ prusuit
groat institu'i"'ion one r^snlts of nio
handiuork. It docs us good to ro-
flcct upon the achie’^'-cnc^its of our
groat y^icn and v/ei^-cn, i-nd honor
ourselves in h'.ving sucii o'-casions
as those ,;hen '“o may adt^cu,,. >^1^' c.nd
a'opropriato3.y pay tributu lo our
great men and r/omen vmo hav.. gone be
"Florence Kightengalo became one of
the great •.vomon of all times simpl;>'
beca.use sne dcdica.oed hoi wnole.lifc
to the cause of lainistering to oho
sufferings of her follovj men. Like-
v.dsc did Florence Willard blase new
trails in the a.rt of 'oeinpora. vO j-iv—
ing. And so, the name of Dr, P. H.
hioore v/ill never bo forgotten be
cause his life, too, was \-,’holly dedi-
"cated to thu groat cause of education,
’’And now vro have como to the time
Y/hen v/e cc.n marck definite progi’ess.
This institution, after many diffi
culties o.nd vicisnitudos, finds it
self 52 years old. IIov; tnen can '.'c
properly pay tribute 'oo the .m'enorj'^
ef br* I.'ioore? Rot solely .oy occa
sions or programs such as chis, but
simnly by living the kind of life he
lived, and oy e^cemplixying 'onat tj^pe
of citizenship he espoused."
The Governor spoke for forty min
utes. Ho ’./as introduced by Represent
ative Halstead. Follor/ing the spe.^ch,
brief tribute to paid men and women
■'./ho have gone into a,ctive service
from the College. Prof. J. T. Doles,
the "oldest member of the faculty,
■pronounced the benodiotion.
On iarch 2, the local college chap
ter of the .i-lpha Kappa Ku honor Soci-
ety initia'.ed into membership three
members of ohc junior class, Liss

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