ijThe Echo Hopes That: You Have A Happy, But Safe Vacation. CampKS VOLUME 11—NUMBER 5 (^aU^e git DURHAM, NORTH CAROLIN^^, 4iay, 1953 Echo Good Luck, Grads You’re Now On Your Own. B ^ _ '1 -. TRICE 15 CENTS LIBERAL PARTY SWEEPS IN SG RACE ★★ ★★ ★★ ^ 'k 'k 'k 'k Carey, Ike Advisor, To Give Grad Sermon BUU QUITS ECHO: DOUBT Palmer, James MOSES BURT, JR. Moses C. Burt, Jr. ECHO edi- N. C. College Prof. Is Poefess Miss Mary L. Bonanon, di rector of dramatics at North Carolina College, has been noti fied that ione of her poems, “The Plea,” will be published in the forthcoming National Poetry Anthology. This will mark the second time one of the N.C.C. pro fessor’s poems has been publish ed in the anthology. “The Pray er , one of Miss Bohanon’s earlier poems, was published in the 1951 volxime. The book will be issued by the Ticket; Scruggs By Acclamation On Straight CHIGVGO ALDERMAN The spring student govern ment elections saw the Liberal Party make a clean sweep as both its candidates won a close contest. Elliott Palmer, Jr., Dur ham native, polled the largest vote total and his junior run ning mate, Miss Althea James, led the three candidates for the vice-president’s position. Summer Sessions Offers 6 Courses Yvonne Scruggs authorized this statement: “We are very sorry that Mr. Burt resigned. We feel his resignation was a great loss to our staff. However, the Echo will continue publication”. Miss Scruggs was recently elected for the chief editor’s post in the Spring election. 1953 Eagles To Play 17 Games Coach Benjamin F. Whaley of the North Carolina College baseball team, recently an nounced a 17 game schedule for the Durham nine. The Eagle Diamondmen open- between the season v.* an exhibition game locals and Shaw University. „ exhibition games ° aeduled: Benedict Col- flyiumbia, S. C., March lege len University, Columbia, March 31; Benedict Col- 3, Durham, April 9; and Allen ^'University, Durham, May 11. The Whaley nine will be seen at Durham on April 3 in a con test with Howard University. The other six home games in clude: Winston-Salem Teachers College, April 6; West Virginia State College, April 17 and 18; Delaware State College, April 21; A. and T. College, May 13; and Shaw University, May 18. The Eagles play five games away from home: Shaw Univer sity, Raleigh, April 11; A. and T. College, Greensboro, April 14; Delaware State College, Dover, Del., May 1; Howard Univer sity, Washington, D. C., May 2; and Winston-Salem Teachers College, Winston-Salem, May 9. In 1952 the Eagles won three and lost seven. tor of the summer school this intensive week announced six courses 1 three of the leading to Certification in spe' >rgan,.ato„... is reportedly too busy with other work to continue his full-time duties as editor-in-chief. How ever, Atwater, Student Govern ment President, was reluctant to take action on Burt’s resignation when he receiyed it. Meanwhile, the Echo is being published under the direction of Yvonne Scruggs, managing f editor axkd Burt’s next-in-com^ mand. Burt has been affiliated with the Echo since his fresh man year. He started as reporter, served later as copy editor, news editor, and managing editor be fore elevation last spring to editor-in-chief. “No comment” was the word from SG sources about action on Burt’s resignation. A spokesman said Burt ex pressed a desire to continue as contributor to the editorial col umns, but at press time, his column, “The Burt Beat” had not been received. The Campus-Town coalition placed ahead of the other two parties by a much wider margin in the presidential race than in the vice-presidential contest. Progressive party candidates William Bulow and Harvey Wright gained the second high est totals as they received votes of 149 and 225 respectively. Third place in party totals went to The Collegiate Party representatives, Raympnd Bell receiving 112 and Oscar Beverly culling 39. ous campaign designed to stim ulate a larger and more repre sentative vote total. Students responded in larger numbers than ever before, according to some observers. A registratio: hundred NCC what is beli' ation c -C s^ ihjigfl 1 of almost seven dent voters set to be a record. In the contest for the position of editor of the Campus Echo, Miss Yvonne Scruggs was a un animous choice of the voters. A Buffalo, New York, native, she became the first student to become elected editor of the cam pus publication. Heretofore, the editor has been appointed by the president of student government. This new policy is the result of a bill recently passed by the Stu dent Congress. The new editor campaigned as an independent candidate and was unopposed. As soon as the Elections Board certified the official returns. Elections Board Chairman Wini fred L. Tillery announced the vote totals to a large gathering of interested students. Students were gathered in the freshman bowl awaiting the announce- - _ 7 — -X— Alpha pm omega rsfatlonal cial education during the com- Service Fraternity and student ing summer The courses will be taught by Professor Mildred Turner of NCC’s regular resident staff and Dr. Marcus H. Boulware, pro fessor of special education, Al bany State College, Albany, Ga. Included in the course offer ings available at NCC this sum mer are: Materials and Methods in Teaching Slow-Leaming Children; Introduction * to Ex ceptional Children; Psychology of Exceptional Children; Me thods of Teaching Hard-of Hear ing Children; Problems in the Teaching of Speech Correction; and Principles of Speech Cor rection. Dr. Taylor says the special courses are offered for the con venience of teachers who must have the new certificate for Special Education as of July 1. Specific credits previously in eluded in meeting the require ments for the Primary Grade A certificate may be counted to ward meeting certification re quirements in Special Educa tion, according to Dr. Taylor. Three summer school pro grams are being given at NCC this year. From June 8 through July 15 the six weeks work shops will be in session. The regular nine weeks session con venes between June 8 and Aug. 1. A three weeks post-s'ession will meet August 3-19. SWIM TEAM COMPETES Coach Clarence Palmer has organized NCC’s first intercol legiate swimming team. The members of the team are Bill Fisher, New York City; James Mack, Hampton, Va.; Archie Vann, Newport News; Waverly Jackson, New York City; Clark Edgerton, Durham; Harry Moore, Elizabethtown; and Curtis English, Lakeland, Fla. Competition during the year includes Howard and Tennessee State University. NCC’s aquatic aces practice in the college’s AAU regulation size pool in the Women’s Gym nasium. Coach Palmer this year has been giving special swimming classes for the first time since the college provided for year- roimd swimming classes. Over five hundred and fifty stu- | ment. Student Government presi dent James L. Atwater com mended the student body for its Interest in the elections. Both Atwater, and TUIery.matJe men- paigns had been conducted in a manner reflecting favorably on dents cast ballots. Dr.^JosiFh'Hr'Taylorrdlric- ^ Polling of the students r of the summer marked the end of mtensive government sponsored a vigor- speaktr of the Student Congress the entire campus community. In oiher remarks made during the inipromptu program staged on th(' lawn, successful candi dates James and Palmer pledged full support of the Liberal Party “16-Pnint Program.” Candidates Bell, Beverly, and Wright also extended greetings to the gather ing. Soma practiced political ob- servei attributed the success of the fKdglings Liberals to the voting power of the freshman resideiits, while others have ad vanced the opinion that the ticket received a great deal of support from the town students. Palmer is a town student, whereas" Bulq.w and Bell reside in Chidley. James became the first womari vice-president since Miss Mary McLean served in that capacity during the late forties. Palmer’s major experience as a student leader has been gained while serving as chairman of the Men’s Assembly Steering Committee, planning group for the biJnionthly meeting’"^ all men s|mjents. At present he is also c officer of a campus- town I -,„^^^g^nization. iiavd tubbed fer,"brings to the vice-prjesidency a year of ex perience as president of the Rush has also served in various other student leadership capacities. The closest race of the entire campaign was furnished by the office-seekers James and Wright. Although the Liberal Party candidate had the largest single vote count of all the candidates, her 290 total was only 65 tallys better than was Harvey Wright’s, Progressive Party potential. Palmer out-distanced Bulow by a commanding margin of 140 counters. Bell was close behind with 112, In what some observers have termed the most dissappointing single vote, rising senior Oscar Beverly managed to garner on ly 39 votes. All of the candidates were rising seniors except the new president and the novice editor, who are both rising juniors. Having served in virtually ev ery staff position except circula tion manager, “Bonnie” Scruggs has had a wealth of experience in working with the ECHO. Since her fresliman year, she has run the gamut from reporter to her present position of asso ciate editor. She was recently appointed to tliat position upon HERE SUNDAY, JUNE 1 13 Join Alpha Kappa Delta Thirteen North Carolina Col lege students and teachers were initiated into Alpha Kappa Del ta honorary sociological frater nity at the Do Nut Shop here on February 27. Dr. Katharine Jocher, re search professor of sociology, the Institute of Social Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, was the principal speaker at the installation and initiation rites. Three N.C.C. professors who are already members of the fra ternity were assisted with rites. They were Professors Joseph S. Himes, Jr., faculty advisor to the group; Dr. Helen G. Ed monds, professor of history; and Mrs. Charlie K. Stewart, an assistant registrar. The 13 candidates initiated were; Dr. Charles E. King, pro fessor of sociology; Dr. Allan E. Weatherford, III, acting chair man of the department of phy sical education; Walter M. Brown, graduate student and .1..X graciuate student and M. c. liSrt jT editor I placen^ent officer »t N. C. C.; All titiII ^ - All three new officers will be gin work in September. NCC EAGLE Gl IN KOREA SOMEWHERE IN KOREA M-Sgt. Hezekiah Morris, Jr., of Martinsville, Va., and NCC Alumnus, recently spent a five day vacation from Korea on a rest and recuperation leave in Japan. He stayed at Nara, one of Japan’s most famous resort cities, where the Army has set up an extensive recreational center for combat soldiers en joying a respite from battle. Morris, sergeant major in the 3d Battalion of the 3d Infantry Division's 15th Infantry Regi men, has served in the far East since last May. He has been awarded the Bronze Star Medal, Korean and United Nations Service Ribbons and the Goqd Conduct Medal. BURSAR’S OFFICE SCHEDULE William Jones, NCC business manager, has listed the following hours, effective immediately, for the bur sar’s office: Monday through Friday 8:30 a. m. to 1 p. m. Monday through Friday 2:00 p. m. to 1:30 p. m. Saturday through Friday 9:00 a. m. to 12:00 noon Jones advises faculty and students having business with the bursar to attend to it during the above period. Alderman Archibald Carey of Chicago, campaign adviser to President Dwight D. Eisenhow er, will deliver N. C. C.’s bac calaureate sermon on May 31. The Chicago civic and religi ous leader, pastor of Quinn Chapel Church, travelled more than 21,000 miles with Presi dent Eisenhower during the 1952 campaign. He also spoke in more than 25 cities in Mr. Eisenhower’s behalf. It is understood that Mr. Ca rey flew with Mr. Eisenhower, “at the General’s request’’ from New York to Chicago on Friday, October 31, 195, when the then presidential candidate spoke at Chicago Stadium. In addition to serving as al derman in Chicago’s Third Ward, Mr. Carey is pastor of Quinn Chapel Church. He is also a practicing lawyer. His parents were the late Bishop and Mrs. A. J. Carey. Alderman Carey received his education at Northwestern Uni versity and the Cliicago-Kent College of Law. He has an honorary doctor of divinity de gree from Wilber force Univer sity. jors; Robert E. Edwards, ‘The Wheels,” Campus Musical Combo, Making Personal Appearances i* C. Moore, Calvin C. Hughes, Mrs. Ann Warren Jones; Henry Debnam; the Rev. Mr. R. Irving Boone; E. Cecil Powell, La Vie Griggs, and Rosalyn Whitehead. In addition to Professor Joc- hc#, former second vice presi dent of the fraternity's national body and now managing editor of Social Forces, the participants on Friday evening’s program in cluded the Rev. Mr. Boone, temporary president of the NCC chapter; Miss Whitehead, who was in charge of the in stallation proceedings. The NCC chapter made the 61st member of the organization. Only three are located in Negro colleges, the other two being at Fisk and Atlanta Universities. The NCC chapter invited several sociology teachers from neighboring Tarheel colleges and universities to attend the In stallation rites. Among the so ciologists invited were: pro fessors from Duke University, the University of North Caro lina, Chapel Hill; North Caro lina State College, Raleigh; Shaw University and St. Augus tine’s College, Raleigh. Membership in the organi zation is open to teaching, re search, and other professional graduate students, and senior and junior undergradaates with a “B” or better average I SReakers at Ruby j oroji v-exi in Chicago in July, 1952, Mr. Carey attracted national atten tion. He is reportedly scheduled to receive a high appointment in the Eisenhower Administra tion. ELDER SEEKS 5 BUILDINGS President Alfonso Elder, on February 10, asked the Joint Appropriations Committee of the State Legislature io approve permanent improvement needs the amount of $3,783,172. Included in President Elder’s request were five buildings, items for an underground elec tric system, and other improve ments as well as funds to pur chase new land for the college’s expansion. Dr. Elder asked specifically for three buildings previously sought at the 1951 Legislature, to house the departments of education ($691,840); com N. C. College Gets Music Club NCC music students recently became-^he first Tarheel Negro college affiliates with the Music Educators National Conference. The club has its main func tions to acquaint those students who are in the music depart ment with the various tech niques and teaching procedures of music as a profession, and to create and stimulate a better in terest and appreciation of good music among the students on our campus. The club members are Elouise Murphy, Bladenboro, secretary; Eulah Blue, Southern Pines, president; Helen V., McLean, Southern Pines; Alice Gray, Tarboro. Robert Holland, Apex; Melvin Boone, Concord; Rosena Jack son, Pascagoula, Miss.; Esther Hill, White Plains, N. Y.; Doro thy Starr, Kings Mountain; C. Ruth Edwards, faculty sponsor, Robert W. John, music educa tion department at NCC; Ethel Terry, Rocky Mount; Kathleen Singleton, Bladenboro; Lawrence Cooper, Winston Sa lem, vice-president; Cora Free man, Tarboro; and Clark Edger ton, Durham. Other members are: Con stance Glenn, Spartanburg, S. C; Katie Lewis, Durham; and Mercedes Barnes, Middlesex. Mercedes Barnes’ Paintings In National Exhibit Miss Mercedes Barnes, a sen ior art major here, is among the nation’s talented painters invited merce ($674,257); and biology to exhibit their work at the forth Latest NCC musical combo to try for the big time is “The Wheels,” vocalists and instrumentalists, who have been making personal appearance throughout the State in recent months. Organizations interested in the group's services should ad dress, “The Wheels,” Chidley Hall, North Carolina College, Dur ham. From left to right: Lonnie Mooney, Thomas Hardy, Linwood ^ Maurice McNeill, Ivan Dixon, Kennedy Pulley, and seat ed, Gilbert Rivers. John Brown is shown at the drums. ($639,944). In addition, Dr. Elder request ed a dormitory for senior and graduate women ($1,016,363); a student union building (521, coming Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture, and Prints by Negro artists. This exhibition has been sponsored annually for the past twelve years by Atlanta Univer- 268); underground electric sys-' sity. Last year, one of Miss tem ($183,100); ground im- Barnes’oil paintings won a blue provements ($21,400); and the: ribbon and cash award at the purchase of land, ($35,000). North Carolina State Fair.