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MRS. E. A. EATON
A New Book of Verse
By Mrs. E. A. Eaton
“Out of My Dreams” is a delight
ful book of verse written by Mrs.
Estelle A. Eaton, Department of Edu
cation, Elizabeth City State Teachers
College. It has been recently pub
lished by the Christopher Publishing
House of Boston, Mass.
The writer’s feelings about her own
experiences have been beautifully ex
pressed in this volume of poems
which are divided into eight groups.
According to the critics, the poems
have been highly praised, and it is
believed that everyone will find them
readable and enjoyable.
Mrs. Eaton is a native of Winston-
Salem, N. C. She received her B.S.
degree from Winston-Salem Teachers
College; the M.A. degree from Co
lumbia; and has also studied at the
University of Southern California and
the University of Minnesota. Experi
ence as teacher and supervisor and
extensive travel have been outstand
ing accomplishments of the author.
Women's Glee Ciub
Among the various extra-curricular
organizations on the campus, the
Women’s Glee Club ranks high. Dur
ing the past year the young ladies
have enjoyed rehearsing and perform
ing, not only for the college family
but for the community as well.
The Women’s Glee Club, composed
of twenty-one members, is directed
by Miss E. L. Davis of the College
Music Department. This organiza
tion is a great aid in developing coop
eration and dependability among sing
ers. It also serves as a means ol
recreation after a tiresome day in
During the past year the Glee Club
performed for Thanksgiving vesper
service, Christmas breakfast, a Reli
gious Emphasis assembly. High School
Senior Day and the Coronation Ball.
It has also performed at St. Stephens
Baptist Church and the Antioch Pres
byterian Church in the city.
The officers of the Glee Club are:
Varah Wallace, president, ’61; Evelyn
Byrd, secretary, ’60; Carolyn Branch,
assistant secretary, ’61; Donna Con-
gleton, librarian, ’61; Louise Hoffler,
assistant librarian and reporter, ’60;
Yvonne Hare, treasurer, ’60. Other
members are Beatrice Deloatch, Mary
Garrison, Dathering lohnson, Mary
Little, Minnie Lowe, Helen Midgette,
Shirley Miller, Mary Moore, Joyce
Respass, Flonia Selby, Desadra Skin
ner, Ellen Simms, Shirley Whitaker,
Rosa Turnage and Ethel Yelity.
The Glee Club anticipates present
ing an assembly program in May.
It also plans to give, on Honors Day,
an emblem to a young lady who has
contributed most to the club through
loyalty, cooperation and ability to
Annual Meet at STC
The Northeastern Federation of
Women’s Clubs held its fourth an
nual meeting at the Elizabeth City
State Teachers College on April 11.
An interesting program including
a Coffee Hour; a general session
featuring special music by the Col
lege Choir and Mrs. Edith Mackey
Everett; a panel discussion on “Fed-
ederated Women meeting the Chal-
leng of the Space Age” by outstand
ing women of the Federation; and
a skit by the Youth Clubs of Eliza
beth City was held in Moore Hall
in the morning. Then followed a
campus tour and luncheon in the
College Dining Hall. In the after
noon the business session was held
in Lester Science Hall.
The meeting brought together a
number of women interested in stimu
lating the fellowship of women of
the state and deeply concerned about
meeting the challenge of the times.
Youth groups were entertained at
the Cale Street Youth Center.
Eight Students Receive
Red Cross Certificates
The second quarter made a pro
gressive movement on our campus,
when eight students registered for the
course in Red Cross Home Nursing.
The Red Cross provided manuals,
materials and disaster training.
There are needs for home nurses
who are qualified and willing to give
service to those who need it during
disastrous emergencies. I
Faculty Wives and
Women's Club Give
Variety Talent Show
On April 3, in Moore Auditorium,
the Faculty Wives and Women’s Club
held the audience spellbound as they
demonstrated their admirable talents.
Mr. Wamack was the first to cast
a spell over the audience with an in
strumental solo on the organ, “Sweet
and Low”. Of course, the ladies were
not to be outdone, as was noticed by
appearance of a chorus composed ol
Miss Burgess, Mrs. Caldwell, Miss G.
Moore, Mrs. Rae Williams, Mrs. E.
Foxx and Mrs. G. Smith.
There were other solos, duets and
monologues as the talent show prog
ressed. Dean Neyland recited a mon
ologue; Miss Johnson and Miss Davis
played a duet on the piano and the
organ; and Mrs. Vaughn seemed in
spired as she did a dance solo.
Other participants were Miss D.
Paschall, Miss Meredith, Miss Lane,
Miss Davis, Mrs. Royall and Mr.
Realizing that the producing of a
play is not an easy task for a direc
tor, the members of the Dramatic
Club would like to express apprecia
tion to Mrs. J. M. Hoffler, for her
time and effort, day and night, to
make “Kind Lady” by Edward Cho-
dorov a success.
Take another look at your library
. . . it is your key to knowledge, travel,
adventure and a fuller life.
W/7H THE GREEKS
AKM at Orangeburg
Alpha Kappa Chapter of Alpha
Mu Honor Soci,ety was fortunate
enough through the aid of various
organizations and individuals of the
college to send two students to its
National Convention which was held
at South Carolina State College in
Orangeburg, S. C. Those delegates
were Katrina Johnson from Enfield,
N. C,, and Naomi Cousin Johnson
from Roxboro, N. C. Dr. W. N.
Ridley, our college president, also
national president of Alpha Kappa
Mu, and Mrs. E. A. Eaton, the chap
ter advisor, also attended the conven
Upon returning from the conven
tion, the chapter entertained the fac
ulty and students by taking them on
an imaginary trip to the convention
as the two delegates related the many
educational experiences encountered
on their trip. Katrina pointed out
some of the significant statements
from each address made at the con
vention by very outstanding person
alities. She also showed how the
convention theme, “Accent On Ex
cellence”, was made quite explicit
through the many addresses and
panels. Naomi showed the social as
pects of the convention while Lois
Parker, another member of the chap
ter, read the scripture and offered
Nine Initiated Into
Delta Chi Chapter of Delta Sigma
Theta Sorority has initiated nine tal
ented, charming and outstanding
young ladies from the college campus
into the Pyramid Club. The sorors
are very happy to welcome these stu
dents into the Pyramid branch of the
sorority, and they believe that these
young ladies will be a definite asset
to the organization because of their
distinct leadership and fellowship
Those pledgees are Helen Boone
Gatesville, N. C.; Ruby Brown, Wil-
liamston, N. C.; Helen Foye, Selma,
N. C.; Joyce Hoffler, Gatesville, N.
C.; Gladys Johnson. Scotland Neck.
N. C.; Mary Mizelle, Robersonville
N. C.; Pretio Solice, Mt. Olive. N. C.
Barbara Vaughn, Emporia, Va., and
Joyce Welch, Weldon, N. C.
Students who received certificates are shown (seated): Instruc
tor, Mrs. G. L. Smith, Emnna W. Daniel, Sara Heckstall, Barbara
Burke and an instructor, Mrs. K. S. Wamack. Back row: Vivian
Eason, Queen Wilson, Mamie P. Arrington and Roda Hodges. Jose
phine Barnhill is not shown.
Be thus familiar but by no means
The friends thou hast and their adop
Grapple them to thy soul with hoops
(Continued from Page I)
The climax of the play occurred
when Mr. Foster, a bank official
visited the Herries’ mansion several
years later for a business appointment.
While in the house alone, he learned
from Miss Herries the diabolical plot
that had kept her a prisoner in her
own home. The story ended with
the rescue of Miss Herries by the
In the leading roles were Lula Ro
berts as Miss Herries and George
Kitchen as Henry Abbott. Other
characters in the drama were: Mr.
Foster, Robert Wynn; Lucy Weston,
Barbara Burke; Rose, Mary Burke;
Phyllis Glenning, Ida Pearl Powell;
Peter Santard, Ralph Glover; Ada,
Alice Pope; Doctor, Nathaniel Moore;
Mr. Edwards. Hezekiah Cooper; Mrs.
Edwards. Christine Artis; Aggie Ed
wards, Helen Johnson, and Gustav
Rosenberg, James Swimpson.
(From Page 2)
1. Madame Elizabeth Shoumatoff.
2. The siege lasted 455 days from
October, 1941, to January, 1943.
3. Clement Moore.
4. The wilow ptarmigan.
5. The Erie Canal.
6. Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Ohio, and
Lftah. Alaska will join this
7. Aboui 400 miles off the coast of
Costa Rica in the Pacific Ocean.
8. Easter falls on the first Sunday
after the full moon on or next
after the vernal equinox. This
year was March 21, the full
moon was Tuesday, March 24.
9. Italy, in which Upper Adige is
situated and Austria, the country
of the origin of most of the peo
ple in the northern part of the
Rules For a Successful Cosmetologist
1. Be able to carry on a good con- 7. Practice salesmanship
versation 8. Please the patrons
2. Be neat ! 9. Have a sunny disposition
3. Be punctual 10. Lift up your feet when you walk
4. Be honest and wear comfortable shoes
5. Avoid overwork II. Avoid gossip
6. Do work willingly and efficiently 12. Recognize the patron’s needs
Dr. R. B. Martin Speaks
At Palm Sun. Vespers
The Thalia Sorosis Club sponsored
its annual Palm Sunday Vesper serv
ice on March 22. The address was
given by Dr. R. B. Martin, Rector of
Grace Episcopal Church, Norfolk,
Virginia. The topic for his address
was “Love That Can Be Hurt”. He
explained the type of love people
should possess, whch is the kind
that will let them hurt for something
which is worthwhile.
The speaker was uuroduced by
Barbara Ransom, and beautiful Palm
Sunday hymns were sung.
The program was immediately
followed by a lovely buffet supper
served in the Home Economics de
partment in Williams Hall.
The fourth annual Cinderella Ball
sponsored by the Delta Pi Zeta Chap
ter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, In
corporated, was held in the college
gymnasium on March 20, 1959. Twen
ty Cinderellas participated in the pro
The purpose of the Cinderella Ball
was to introduce to society eligible
young ladies, to assist in the scholar
ship fund, and also to carry out the
idea of “Finer Womanhood.”
Parents, chapter members and re
viewing guests were present for the
coronation of “Miss Cinderella of
1959”, who was Miss Joyce Joyner,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Georgs
Joyner of Edenton, North Carolina.
The second place was won by Miss
Juanita Woodhouse of Elizabeth City.
Other Cinderellas were Ann D. An
thony, Barbara Chesson, Armaza
Cooper, Joan Craig, Delores Harvey,
Gloria L. Hoggard, Helen J. Johnson,
Elois Jordan, Hilda Jordan, Sylvia
Manley, Lynda Morris, Hilda Privott,
Gertie Smith, Earnestine Sutton, Dor
othy M. Watson, Joyce Welch, Metoka
Welch, and Queen Williams.
An official welcome was extended
by Mr. Timothy Wamack.
Miss Gladys L. Ruffin, mistress of
ceremonies, was assisted by Mr. Law
rence Harrison, a member of Phi
Beta Sigma Fraternity.
The Cinderella Ball Waltz by Cin
derellas and marshals was of great
entertainment. Dancing by Greeks,
Cinderellas, marshals and guests was
enjoyed by all.
Music was furnished by John L.
Turner and his orchestra. Ushers
were members of the Archonian Club
of Alphii Gamma Chapter of Zeta
Phi Beta Jiorority, Incorporated. Eliz
abeth City State Teachers College.
Aspiring Future Zetas
Recently, the Alpha Gamma Chap
ter of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority in
ducted into the Archnian Club four
Dromising young ladies. They are:
Ella Roberts, Emma Daniels, Aileen
Modlin, and Jean Perry.
These young ladies are striving to
uphold the standards of “Finer Wom
anhood”, our main objective. The
sorority is very happy to have them
become affiliated. Ft is hoped that
they will maintain, at all times, those
favorable traits that contribute to the
higher standards of the organization.
Thalia Sorosis Club Inducts
Twenty Young Ladies
The Thalia Sorosis Club inducted
twenty persons into the club on April
20. These were young ladies who
were interested and who possess
They are Gondola Banks, Velma
Barclift. Evelyn Byrd. Pauline Car
ney, Margaret Golden, Mauricia
Grandy, Beverly Howard, Lillian
James, Katherine Johnson, Trumilla
Johnson, Gretha Knight, Mary Little,
Barbara Paige, Jeanette Parker, Ella
Roberts, Elsie Simmons, Pretio Solice,
Anita Walston and Joyce Welch.
Miss Katrina Johnson and Mrs. Naomi C. Johnson are shown here
with their library display. It featured a number of books to remind
students that there are books that are significant for Leisure Time
Reading. Members not shown are Miss Helen Kates and Miss