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KLJZABE l H c:n V, N. (.;., OC 1T)BER 1945
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An Honorable S7C Student, Soldier
Perishas In Armed Services
CorjMjral lH}sses C;. Robljins,
Class ol' 1946, has i)een the only
member, out of the; 18(i ineni-
bm I'roni S. C:., to die in ihe
Aniiecl Serv ices.
He was tlie graucl-soii oi \[r.
and Mrs. Ulysses S. ^\'es^;o!l, 10
Southern Avemic Extension,
Elizabeth C:ity, North Carolina.
C * IvOobiliS iVitS rvillL‘1
in Italy, |nne 19, 1945 as a re-
suli of injtnies incurred while
drivina; a government vehicle.
While attending State 'Feach-
ers College, lHysses was a star
football player, a stiidenr with
greiU initiative and maintained
an excellent scholas'ic record.
His reputation in lh;.‘ .\rtiied
•Services, as staled bv his com
manding officer. First Lieiiten-
ain Spurgioii .A. Messner, was
ihat of an “industrious worker
and was well liked by the men
of his company.'’
This rccorcl in ihe ,\rmy is
verified bv his grand-parents,
Ml', and Mrs. Flysses S. \Vescott
in ihai they state LHysses sent to
them, S12.00 to aid in church
work. "Ilris stiin w^as gi\en to
him by 14 of his frieirds who
were ser\ing in Italy.
I’he family possesses the me-
moriam which reads:
In gveatful memory of C.orporal
I'lysses C;. Rol)l)ins wlio died in
the scrvice of his country, in the
.Mediterranean Area. June 19,1945.
■'Hestinds in the unbroken line of
that Fiecdoi’i Triight live, and
;.5i()w and increase its blessings
I'rcednm lives. ;ind throngli it.
he lives—
In a uav that lunnbles ihe untlei-
liikings of most men."
Harry Triniuni
President of the United
States of America
THE PRESIDENT'S
COLUMN
Sgi. (ieorge Hedgepeiii is si ill
in Cermany as of ,Septeml;er 10,
1)111 is now sale. Wc are hapi^y
ihai ihe war is o\er and such line
'oung nten as this one can re
turn to civilian life. Sgt. Fledge-
peth says that he saw’ ,Sgt. Joseph
■ iXoi th and AVinfred I.enox.
In .\iigusi, Eddie Smitli was
P. O., San Francisco. I’hat
means anv one of a thousand Fs-
lands. Fie W'as w’ell and happy.
1 am sure ne is hapjjy that tlie
Japanese War is at an end. We
are looking forward to having
I'im back soon.
Sgi. Fowell W’oodson is slill
ovetseas in mad Ciermany, but
happy over tire prospect of com-
’iig home. Fie is working hard
and seems to have no prosjject
of getting home soon.
tpl. James "F. Newkirk was
overseas on Jtily 15. He saw'
^lilton Armstrong somew'here
during his travels. Fie hopes to
be coming home soon.
Our radio wizard, A\'illiam J.
oarber from Martin County was
Bainbridge, Maryland and is
leaching English to illiterates.
He is also Comjjany Cderk. We
brotight him here because we
thought the .Army wotddn’t lake
him. Our hojx's were blasted.
Barber, however, is happy.
Ll. 1 homas E. Willis has been
■A. P. O. for some months.
* * #
C^pl. W'infred C. Grizzell had
also crossed the seas in July.
Sgt. Felix Morton stayed on
this side for a long time, at least
long enotigh to get married. He
has been o\erseas since July 12.
Felix was Projjerty Manager for
the .Athletic .Association. W^e
are starting football next year
and liope that he will Ije back.
•Sgt. Ernier F. Roberts was
very much impressed bv the com
position of Miss Rosa Bush, and
wants to know’ w'hether she is
married or single. He is in the
Pbilip]>ine Islands, and has
plenty to keep him busy. He
met Kermit \V4iite of Elizabeth
Citv somewhere in the Pacific.
^VilliaTn F. Hardy longs to
L OttC/x \\C liHil
gootl luck..
Perishes !n Armed Servi
Pvl, Floyd .Armstrong says
hello to everybody on the cam
pus. He is a Marine, and a
good one.
Pvt. Salon Fuller did not w’rite
but ])aid ns a A’isit. He is also
a proud Marine.
Fl. CroAvder writes from ,\. P.
(). San Francisco. He is, in all
probaljility, in ihe South St'as.
=* * *
,\ surprise letter comes from
Pvt. 1 /C Herbert Henry and
man\' thanks goes to him. The
President’s Souvenir collection
grows with the Japanese Inva
sion money. All of us will be
Kelly Miller Cooper writes
fioiii 'v'eiiice, Italv. rie has had
a fine education traveling in
Europe.
glad to see Herbert retin n.
* * *
Cpl. Wilford Fennox asks
that no more letters be sent. We
are looking for him any day.
Sgt. Clarence Burton gets spe
cial mention for the large Nazi
E’lao- which he contributed to
o
the President’s collection. It is
really something w’orth seeing.
It has been displayed to the en
tire student body.
# * #
Incidentally, the Jap skull
contributed by Sgt. James Mid-
gett is still in a case in the Bi
ology Faboratory. Everybody
looks at it. Nobody w'ant« to
touch it.
STC Senior Class
Presents Flag
By Rosa L. Downing
i Class of “47”
Inuring tfie regular chapel
hour on Afonday morning, Sep
tember 17, 1945. Sarah M. Pel
ham, on behalf of the class of
^46, ])resented to President Fl. F.
I’rigg the school flag.
fiuring the academic year
>.:^13-1{, tlie class of ’46 cama to
gether and decided to present
something of which only few
schools can Ijoast and something
which this school w'otild indeed
be proud of.
As a result of the patriotic
Birthday Thinner sponstjred by
the class on January -il, 1944,
Sarah M. Pelham, who was at
that time president of the class,
presented the facsimile of the
flag to President Flarold F.
I’rigg.
I^tie to tlie scarcity of mate
rials and due to reasons over
which there was no control, the
actual flag w’as not presented un
til the morning of .September 17,
1945.
The State Teachers College
Hag bears the college colors, blue
and w’hite, the college seal and
the undying motto, “To Live
Is Fo Learn.”
Cl’L. ULY.S.SES C. R0151UNS
iP I * /nf T . 1 P 9 tr
wcift;nudr ur cveins—174
■Septendier (i—Faculty - S'tndent Pre-
Opening Conference
8—Registration of Freshmen
10—Registration of Former Stuiients
l.T—(iet-.\cquaintecl Reception
21—Freshmen Talent ,\ight-Resident
Living Committee
22—Sophomore C^lass Picnic
23—Vespers—Imperial Nautilus
28-Y. W. C. A. .Social
29—Birthday Dinner
October ,5—Skit Night—Dramatic Club
()—Freshman Class Picnic
12—Amateur Night-S'enior ,\rt So
ciety
19—C'ollege Choir Social
21—X’espers—Y. \V. C . A.
27—Fashion Show—ResideiU l.iving
C.ommittee
liiithdav Diinier
1 — Halloween
.Xovember 2—Art C.lub Social
11—,\rmistie Day
11-17—.American Ednoatioii Week
•American Book Week
18—Yespers—.Art Club
20—Jtuiior C.lass Picnic
22—riianksgiving Da\
Birthday Dinner
2‘i—Be Natural Club Social
V'30—F'riday—1:00 P. Ai. Fall ()nartei
Ends
December 1—Registration for 'Winter
Quarter-.‘^atintUu'
7—.-\nnnal C.ai nivai--.'ier.ior ,\rl So
ciety
9—\'espers -C '.ollege (',hoi r
12-Play S. i'. C. Pla^ers
1.5—Birtlidav Dinner
l(i—C.hristmas Cantata, College Choir
20—Fluirsday. 1:00 P M. Chiistmas
Flolidays Begin
Januaiy 2—ednesday. S:,‘i0 .A. A!.
C.hristmas Flolidavs End
4—Sigma Delta Omega—New A'eai
Picnie
.Alpha Kap|)a Atu-Formal .Social
I)—\espers—Beta .Alpha C;inb
11—Usher's Guild Social
1.3—A'espers—S’t. Paul’s Ciuild
18—Thalia Sorosis .Social
20—Vespers—'Fhalia Sorisis
26—Fashion Show—Resident Living
C.ommittee
Birthda) Dinner
February 1—.Annual Dramatic 'Fourna-
nient •
8—Sigma Delta Omega S'ocial
10—Vespers—Be Natural Club
Race Relations Sividay
10-17—Negro History 'iVeek
12—Lincoln's Birthday
Play—S. T. C. Players
I 1—Frederick Douglass' Birthday
1.')—.St. Patd's (inild—Formal Social
16—Kappa .Alpha Kappa — .Ainuial
F'onnal Dinner
17—V'espers—.Alpha Kappa AIu
17—23—S’ocial FJygiene Week
20—Opera—C'ollege C.hoir
22—Cieorge Washington's Birthday
Nautilus C:iub Social
23—Birthday Dinner
24—AIareh 2—National Negro News
paper Week
March 1—.Art C;hd)—Formal Social
3—Clollege Day
8-Friday. 4:00 P. AI. AVinter
Quarter Ends
Ck)llege Choir—F'ormal .Social
9—Sauu'day—Registration for Spring
Quarter
10—\'espers—Usher's (iuild
10—16 — Vocational Opportunities
Week
1.5—Dramatic C.lub—Formal S'ocial
22—Fhalia Sorosis—Formal Social
2-1—V'espers-Dramatic C^nl)
26-Play-S. T. C. Players
28—C.harter Day
29—I'shers C.inild-Formal S’ocial
30—Birthday Dinner
31—.April 6—National Negro Flealth
Week
.April 5—Sigma Delta Omega and Beta
.-\lpha-Annual eondiined For
mal Social
6—''. AV C. A. Picnic
7—Vespers—Kappa .Alpha Kappa
11—Alpha Kappa Mu Picnic
12—lni|)erial Nautilus-Formal .Social
13—Fashion Show—Resident l.iving
(’.ommittee
18—Dramatic Chd) Picnic
19—Friday, 4:00 P. M. F'aster Holiday
Begins
22-Monday. 8:30 A. At. Easter Holi
day Ends
24—Thalia Sorosis Picnic
26—C.la.ss Primary Elections
Be Natural Club—Formal S'ocial
27—Birthday Dinner
28—A'espers—Sigma Delta Omega
28-AIay 4—Negio Youth Week
Education for Citizenship Week
30—Senior Class Play
Kappa Alpha Kappa Picnic
May 3—Citizensip Day—General Elec
tions and Evaluations
A'. W. C. A. Formal Social
4 — Sesquieentennial of Horace
Alann's Birthday
St. Paul's Guild Picnic
9—.Annual Music Festival Flonoring
Trustees
.Annual Art Exhibit
10—Usher’s Guild Picnic
14—Imperial Nautilus Picnic
STC Largest
inrollment
I'he Elizabeth City Stale
I’eachers College welcomes the
largest enrolImeiu in the history
of the institution.
One of the most important de-
\eloprnents from the present war
is a new piogram of ediiotion
for the masses throughout the
world. It is ob\iously shown in
the increase of enrollments in
Negro colleges today.
C)ur enrollment comes not
only from many counties but
from niaiiy states in the United
States. AA'e have students from
the District of Columbia, New
York, Pennsyh inia, Maryland,
Virginia, North C'.arolina, New
Jersey, South Carolina, and
Florida. Ihe total enrollment
as of October is 512.
CMs Boys
Seniors 107 102 5
Juniors 120 116 4
Sophomores 122 121 '
Freshmen 163 151 12
Fotal 5 1 2 490 22
Recipe For Living
Copied from “The .Scope
T ake five drops of good mannets
Tw'elve ounces of good sense
Ten ounces of consideration
One ounce of behavior.
Boil it down to noriual, using
a little self respect, and decent
behavior, sweeten it with man
hood and race pride.
Take nine drops three times
a day before meals and use it
with prayer.
Submitted by
Charlotte Reid
15—College Choir Picnic
17—Junior C:lass Reception to the
.S'enior Class
18—Be Natural Club Picnic
20 - .Art Club Picnic
24—Senior Class Day
26—Baccalaureate
27—Senior Class Picnic
j 28—Alumni Day
29—Commencement Day
    

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