g>t. ^upgtme’si jl^torb Volume XIjI OCTOBEH-NOVEMBER, 1935 No. 1 SIXTY-NINTH SESSION LAUNCHED Formal exercises opening the 69th annual ses sion of St. Augustine’s College were held in the College chapel, . . • with Et. Rev. Edwin A. Penick, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of N"orth Carolina and president of the Board of Trustees of the college, delivering the principal address. Among visitors present were: Mrs. A. B. Hunter, widow of the late honorary president; Rev. J. McDowell Dick, rector of the Church of the Good Shepherd and member of the Board of Trustees; Rev. Harvey A. Cox, priest-in-charge of St. Saviour’s Chapel; and Rev. Henry Johnson, locum tenens at Christ Church, Raleigh. Messages were read by President Edgar H. Cxoold from Rev. Milton A. Barber, S.T.D., form erly rector of Christ Church, and for many years a member of the Board of Trustees of the College, and from Rev. George A. Fisher, rector of St. Ambrose’s Church, who were unable to be present. —From the Raleigh News and Observer, September 27. Our Students A total of thirty-five dioceses contribute this year to the student body, which shows a substan tial increase numerically over last year. -Texas, Louisiana, Colorado, Canada, the Virgin Islands, and the British West Indies are some of the dis tant points from which students have come to us. Five of the Institute schools are represented by graduates or former students; St. Marks, Voor- hees, Fort Valley, Okolona, and St. Paul. Another church school, St. Philip’s Junior Col ege, San Antonio, Texas, is also represented. About one- half of the students are members of the Episcopal Church. REV. CYRIL E. BENTLEY PAYS VISIT Rev. Cyril E. Bentley, Associate Director of the American Church Institute for I^egro^, paid a visit to the college on I^ovember 6 speaking at the evening chapel service. Rev. Mr. Ben ey brought greetings from some of the other Insti u e schools visited on the tour which he was complet ing. Later in the evening he attended a regular meeting of the college faculty, and made a brie talk there. RECORD NOTES The offering of Sunday, November 17, was do nated to the Raleigh Community Chest. Mr. Curtis Todd, a member of the local bar, made a chapel talk in the interest of the Chest Campaign, on the previous Friday. Mr. J. W. Holmes of our staff, is an important member of the Com munity Chest Committee. Dr. Thomas Elsa Jones, president of Fisk Uni versity, visited us and spoke at morning chapel I^ovember 20. Among others who visited St. Augustine’s while attending an educational con ference held at Shaw University were President John Hope of Atlanta University, and Mr. George Murphy, of the staff of the Baltimore Afro- American. Rev. "W. Randolph Johnson, Adviser on N’egro Affairs to the State Department of Public Wel fare, was a recent speaker at a mid-week assembly. A feature of the eleventh Conference of Church Workers Among Colored People in the Province of Sewanee, held in St. Ambrose’s Church, Ra leigh, was a choral evening service conducted by members of the conference in the chapel at St. Augustine’s, with the college congregation in attendance. Rev. John E. Culmer, rector of St. xVgnes church, Miami, Fla., was the preacher; Rev. J. Clyde Perry, ’12, was president, and Rev. James K. Satterwhite, ’06, was secretary of the conference. Rev. George A. Fisher was the host. The Choral Club sang several numbers at a re cent meeting of the Raleigh Music Club at Eden- ton Street Methodist Church. The president of the college followed the musical program with an address. A group from the Choral Club also took part in the celebration of the seventieth anniver sary of Shaw University. Rev. Walter H. Marshall, Chaplain of the Fort Valley School, and a former student of St. Augus tine’s, was guest preacher on Sunday, October 13th. Rev. Mr. Marshall was in the city attend ing the Provincial Conference of Church Workers. (Continued on Page 3)

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