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ST. AUGUSTINE’S RECORD
rrieiids and alumiii will be glad to learn tlie Superin
tendent J. W. Holmes, who suffered an attack of illness
late in the summer has returned to his duties, and is
steadily regaining his strength. Dean Emeritus Boyer is
enjoying greatly improved health and vigor, and is
niueh more active than at any time during the past year.
Mrs. Julia B. Delany during the past summer com
pleted all requirements for the master of arts degree at
Columbia University, and will receive the degree at the
Winter Convocation. Mrs. Delany is giving full time
this year in the English Department.
The Et. Rev. Shirley H. Nichols, S.T.D., Bishop of
Kyoto, Japan, visited the College N^ovember 19th, and
gave an enlightening chapel address on the religions^ oi
Japan and the methods of the Church in propagating
New members of the College staff this session aie
Mr. Louis W. Roberts and Mr. Allen E. Weatherford
Mr. Roberts is a graduate of Fisk University, ^ and
earned the M.S. degree at the University of Michigan.
He is serving as teacher of physics and mathematics^ in
the absence of Prof. James R. Lawson, who is studying
for the Ph.D. degree at the University of Michigan.
Prof. Lawson is on leave to take advantage of a Rosen-
Wald Fund fellowship. , ,,
Mr. Weatherford replaces Mr. George H. Mitchell,
resigned, as Director of Athletics and Proctor. He is a
graduate of Plampton and Springfield Collie, at w iic i
latter he received the degree of Master of Education in
liealth and physical education. Mr. Weatherfor _ was
formerly dean of men and athletic directoi at is lop
College in Marshall, Texas.
Miss Theodora Boyd, professor of French, returned
after a year’s leave at Radcliffe, where she was pu^uing
Work for a Ph.D. degree on a General Edvication Boaid
, The students and faculty have enjoyed several en
lightening addresses in recent mid-week assem les, in
eluding one on the National Youth Administration y
Mr. Charles Edward Boyer and another mi the V\ rA
recreation service by Mr. Leander Backus.^ Bot i MSi o s
are connected with the State central offices as super
visors of the respective projects.
The offering of Sunday, November If
sented to the Raleigh Community Chest. Iledg
^iGinbers of tlic staff of the College and St. ^ gn
pital amounted to more than a hundred ‘ °
tl»e Bishop Tuttle School gave $50. The Tuttle Com
munity Center is one of the organizations lecenmg
®o»ie assistance from the Chest.
During the summer extensive repairs were made in
tl‘e chapel. The floor was renovated and co\e
throughout the nave with a composition covering a
heating plant was installed and °rg
thoroughly overhauled. These improvements ™ade
Possiblt by a bequest of Miss Mary L. Gates refmed o
in the last issue of the Recokd. At the Sunday morning
ST. AGNES HOSPITAL
A number of the older graduates have visited the
hospital this summer. Among them was Miss Rebecca
Hennie of the class of ’26 who was on leave from Sea
View Hospital, Staten Island, where she is employed,
while recovering from an appendectomy. With her came
her classmate. Miss Broadhurst, who has been in charge
of tlie Susie Cheatham Hospital, Oxford, for a number
of years. Mrs. Annie Smith Fields, ’27, succeeded Miss
Virginia Dare Joyner, ’29, there when the latter went
to the Good Samaritan Hospital and both were visitors
to the hospital. Miss Lillie Mae Saunders, ’29, was also
a welcome visitor as slie had been in the north for some
years. She is now working for the state of New Jersey,
doing public health work in Atlantic City.
iliss Frances Stenson, ’32, and Miss Essie Williams,
’32, came to see Miss Zimmerman and me off on our
Puerto Rican cruise. Both are floor nurses at Harlem
Hospital, New York.
At St. Agnes, there have been few changes. Miss
Doris L. Miller, class of ’36, has taken over the operat
ing room. Miss Irenie Pitt’s resignation made it neces
sary to employ another graduate as Historian, and
Miss Edith Anderson, ’37, is filling the position very
acceptably. Miss Marie E. Gary, ’31, is doing similar
work at the L. Richardson Hospital in Greensboro.
Miss Ethel M. Young is back with us after her
year’s leave of absence, and the school is running
smoothly as usual when she is at the helm. In July a
Dietitian was added to our staff in the person of Miss
Josephine E. Thomas, B.S., Howard University, and
Sister Anna Mary gladly gave up meal planning and
devotes her whole time to the home and its occupants.
Frances A. Workall, Supt.
service of October 31st four brass offering plates, a gift
of the local Woman’s Auxiliary in memory of this faith
ful member, were dedicated to the memory of Miss
Gates. A tablet has been placed on the organ, which
The renovation of the flooring, heating and
organ of this Chapel was made possible by a gener
ous bequest of Miss Mary Lois Gates, who for
twenty-five_ years was a highly useful worker at
St. Augustine’s, and a devoted communicant. Died
October 14, 1936.
Through bequests of Miss Gates, April first, her birth
day has been endowed at St. Agnes Hospital and a
tuition scholarship has been established at the Bishop
The students and faculty extend to Miss Theodora
Boyd, professor of French, their condolence on the
recent loss of her mother, who died in West Newton
Prof. A. P. Chippey and a delegation of four students
attended the diocesan Student Conference, held in
Greensboro recently. The Conference was w'ell at
tended by students representing most of the colleges and
universities of the State. An inspiring program pro
duced great enthusiasm, and the good fellowship char
acteristic of the meeting is expected to show lasting
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