THE CAMPUS ECHO
THURSDAY, DECEMBER. 18, 1958
Negro Folklorist Publishes Book
A second book by J. Mason
Brewer, author of “TTie Word oH
the Brazos,” has been published
by the University of Texas
Entitled “Dog Ghosts,” thei
book is a collection of tales by
one of America’s leading Negro
folklorists. Dr. Brewer is chair
man of the division of English
Language and Literature at
Houston-Tillotson College in
Religious tales, farm and
ranch, animal tales, and others
difficult to classify have been
collected by Dr. Brewer and in
cluded in the book.
Eight illustrations by John T.
Biggers, head of the art depart
ment at Texas Southern Univer
sity, Houston, are included. The
foreword was written by Dr.
Chapman J. Milling, folklorist,
historian, and poet of Columbia,
Jet magazine had this to say
about “The Word on th«
“For hvunor or pathos, sober
ness or sarcasm, the preacher
tales stir the reader...
“The book is a welcomed con
tribution of a new set of Negro
college professors, who are using
their skills to unearth Negro
Sampson To Head Durham UNCF Drive
Sampson was elected vice-presi
Others elected were Mrs.
I. O. Funderburg,
Ronald C. Foreman,
city director; and N.
A Morehouse College grad
uate now a professor of law at
North Carolina College has been
chosen to direct the 1959 appeal
in the Durham area for the
United Negro College Fund.
Daniel G. Sampson, member
of the N. C. College law school
faculty, will be chairman of the
Durham Inter Alumni Council’s
forthcoming campaign for funds
for the UNCF, it was announced
Announcement of Sampson’s
appointment to direct next year’s
drive came with reports of the
election of oflBcers for the Coun
cil for the year and results of
last year’s fimd campaign.
The Rev. J. W. Smith, pastor
of the Covenant Presbyterian
Church, was elected president of
the Council. Smith served as last
year’s campaign chairman.Boston University.
White was acting president
last year in the place of H. M.
A total of $2,921 was raised
in last year’s campaign, it was
revealed at tiie Council’s anniial
meeting .last year.
The new campaign chairman,
Sampson, came to North Caro
lina College in 1950. A native of
Sumter, S. C., he received the
A. B. degree from Morehouse, a
master’s degree from Atlanta
University and the Ll.B. from
He is a member of the N. C.
State Bar, the Southeastern
Lawyers As s o c i a t i.on, and
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity.
The Inter Aliunni Coimcil is
composed of 50 members rep
resenting aliunni organizations
of the 33 United Negro college
schools in the area. The national
campaign is scheduled to get
underway in April.
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viser to the Eagle last year.
Other students working with
Satterfield include Joseph Car
ter, business manager, assisted
by Charles McNeil; Flora
Snipes, chairman of the copy
and proofreading staff; Sylvia
Baskerville, chairman of the
portrait department; and Joyce
Johnson, chairman of the typing
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Samuels’ blow caused the stick
to fly from his hands and fall be
neath the football bleachers.
After recovering his stick from
the bleachers, Samuels along
with other policemen, dragged
McCaskill from the gathering
crowd and later handcuffed his
hands behind his back while he
was on the ground. McCaskill’s
clothing was damaged to a great
extent as a result of the officer’s
During the action, a Carolina
Times photographer and writer
Alexander De Veaux, II, was de
liberately struck by an officer
because he attempted to photo
graph the treatment that McCas-
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press camera was damaged eX'^
tensively and taken by a police
A North Carolina College
photographer was able to cap
ture the action without being
reached by the officer who dam--
aged DeVeaux’s camera. See the
picture on page three.
A feeling of resentment was
aroused among some students
here to the extent that they cir-
ulated a petition against the po
lice deparment; however, noth
ing resulted from the petition.
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