MAY — 1945
THE ORANGE ECHO
HOW TIGERS STOOD IN BASKETBALL
Tlic fif'litinfr hnskotpcrs of Orange
ComHy Training Hriiool lind a fine
linK' (luring t.iu'ir hnnketball floanon,
playing ten giiineR and participating
in tu'o final tournaments, one in Win-
sfnn-Snlem and the other in Burling
ton, North Carolina.
The Tigers really had ups and
downs, but they ended their season
near the top. Our losses came from
Will Grove, Lincoln Academy, Jordan
Sellars, and Beid-sville, but on the
winning side we defeated Jordan
Sellars, Pleasant Grove, twice, Efland
High, West Virginia High, and the
City Wildcats of Chapel Hill twice.
The girls didn’t succeed in winning
any games hut tlH>y left nn impressive
nuirk, sluMving that Diey were strong
compelitiun, and thtur strength sharp
ened for the coming year.
Veterans returning from last year
w« re Elizabeth Hegester, Annie Byrd,
Helen Slroiid, Carrie Alston, Louise
Baldwin, and I.Kinora Geer. The new
comers were Mary Pendergraft,
Marie Brooks, and Sarah Grimes. The
girls’ losses by graduation are very
small, only losing captain Elizabeth
Regeatcr and Marie Brooks.
Veterans for the boys team were
Captain Joe Durham, Willie Edwards,
Samuel Boyd, Johnnie Mason, George
Webb and Albert Regestcr.
Captain Joe Durham, who leaves
with the class of ’45. He expects to
attend Winston-Salem Teachers Col
lege where he has i scholarship.
N. F. A. Rallies
The N. F. A. sponsored a boxing
contest directed by Mr. B. F.
Garrett, and exhibited eight contests.
The greatest excitement during the
bouts was that of Bill Stroud being
knocked out in two minutes by Arthur
Barbee. Other decisions were Johnnie
Mason over Norman Barbee in the
third round, James Cates over Russell
Watson in the third round, Glenn
Roberts over Eric Fearrington on the
second round, '’Lish’ Burchette lyer
O. T. Edwards, William OKelly over
Marion Briggs in the third round,
Alvesta Walker over Samuel Head in
the third round and the final heavy
weight bout, William Taylor over
Two prizes were awarded, a five
dollar prize to Johnnie Mason and a
two dollar prize to Arthur Barbee.
There will be a school closing boxing
contest sponsored by Mr. M. J. Scales
at the close of tl.® school year.
TIGERS CARRY ON
The Orange County softball team
was organized early and lias played
five exhibition games tliis season. The
team is being trained by Coach Scales,
Thus far, wo have had all of our
engagements with the experience Pre
Flight team of CTliapel Hill, which has
won three of tlio final contest, and
the Tigers have won two. The Orange
County boys arc "sparked” by the
fast pitching of John Allen, the fine
catching of "Lish” Burchette, and
the smootli learn work of Johnnie M.
Ma.son, Willie F^dwards, Samuel Boyd.
Joe Durham, George Webb, and Henry
The Tigers have scheduled other
contests with teams from Durham and
Bragtown. However the Tigers are
the high favorites for the year.
Newfcmcrs were? Lish Burchette,
Henrv Harris, William 0’Kelly, Mat
thew Farrington, Otis Pettiford,
Clarence Hargraves and Horace Brew-
We are greatly indebted to our
Coach for the ftno work he rendered.
The players are proud of him. If you
are interested in our team’s record it
stands as follows:
Joe Durham 70
Willis Edwards ^ — 49
Lish Burchette — 40
Johnnie Mason 26
George Webb .c 0
Mat. Farrington ...... 4
Otis Pettiford 4
Albert Regestor 4
Henry Harris - 6
Elizabeth Regester 20
Louise Baldwin 13
Annie Byrd 9
Lenora Geer 3
The Now Farmers of America, and
the New Home Makers of North Caro
lina entertaind a large number of
tiieir parents and teachers at their
Annual Father-Son, and Mother-
Daugliter Valentine Party, in the
school auditorium, February 14, 1945
The party opened with games of all
types, suitable to the interest of all
parents, teachers, and all club mem
bci's. Following the game was a truth
of consequences quiz, that aroused
imicli interest, was led by Marie
Brooks and Virginia Edwards. The
quiz was on facts concerning the Ne
gro, and his contribution to society.
The bullct-otylo of service was from
a beautifully decorated table covered
with a Quaker lace cloth. The center
piece was heart-shaped, made of
small heart-shaped baskets, filled with
candy, nuts, and popcorn, built around
a bantifiil white birthday cake. It
was the birthday of the president of
the Home Makers Club.
FJizahelh Regester, and Jennie
•ToIimmoh |ir(’s»f}o(! over the service.
Music for the occasion was furnish
ed by Ben Boldwin. There was danc
ing for those wlio Avere interested.
Due to the last draft on the small,
there was a shortage of bnvs.
Tt is the time of !)otIi organizations
to bring parents inlo social life of
the boys and girts, flint, they may be
come aivarn of their needs, and may
see hoAv they are developing in cul
tural tlio graces.
Survey Shows .37%
Of Surlents Work
After School Hours
A recent survey was made of the
’:lircc high school classes, ninth, tenth,
and eleventh grades, to determine the
variety of occupations hold and the
average pay received by the boys and
girls gainfully employed after school
Tlie survey revealed that there are
fourteen different occupations that
engage tlie students. HoAvover, because
of frcqinuit changes in jobs, this
miinbcr conltl not lie considered the
trim number for the school years.
The number of boy.s employed as
Avaiters Avas eight. Other boys steadily
employed numbered fourteen. Tliese
•being engaged in nnmerons occupa-
tioms, such as paper boys, floor boys,
janitors, pot Avashers, dish Avashers,
cattle tenders and musicians.
The average pay for the waiters is
$20.00 per week. The other receive
30-40c per hour.
The number of girls employed is
exactly the same as that of boys, a
totaLof twenty-two- Eight are engaged
in domestic scrA’ice, and receive aver-
ave wages of $9.00 per week. Si.t
are engaged as Avaitressos and thi
average pay is $8.00 per week. |
The other eight are engiigcd ns dishj
washers, and received nn average b.r
$10.00 per week.
The survey revealed that 37 per
cent of the high school boys and girls
are gainfully employed after school
Greetings studenUI It has been
sometime since I’ve had a chance to
speak, but, I haro been watching all
E. B. Avhy do you and J. J. play
Avitli G. R. so muchf Why it is that
P. 8. has so many girl friends? IT. B.
Avhab happned to you and A. B. B.?
Did A. R. step inlo the picture?
\Vliy isn’t G. R. and A. R. interest
ed in the girls at Orange County
Training School? Do you have outside
interests boys? L. N. is still carrying
the torch for L. P, Why did B. S. and
L. G. sing "Into Each Ldfe Some
Rain Must Fall”? Is there any fall
ing into yours? B. S., C. H. is ruining
V. E. Avhy do you sing, "I’ll Walk
Alone, ’ ’ so much ? Is it because C.
B. and P. B. are so far away from
M. B. Avho is it? J. R., C, F, or P,
C, or J. T. ? Old love never dies does
it A. N.?
Mary M. P. is juct crazy about R.
Of Uro Nuaw nnd G. R. and N. B,
i:5 crazy about her.
N. R. and B. B. are such a cute
couple Avhen C. IT. is not around.
F. W. did you have a good time
Avhen L. C. was at home?
F. D. W. is singing "I’m A Little
On The Lonely Side. ’ ’
J. J. have you heard, "I’ll live
Tnie To You?”
D. F. who is it, W. B., J; W„
L. L., J. T., or G. R, make up your
E. R. decide betAveen S. B., U. B„
R. S., C. H. and fall in love AA-ith some
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one like this usually makes one think
of a small person, but not so in this
case. I see a face of strength, a stout
body but stylish, a lady Avho says
tilings need hot be large merely to
be strong. What is her occupation?
Just as I thought. It is that of a die
tician for the entire State of North
C.urolina. It i.s Lucy Cobb. I know she
(Takes eighteenth, nineteentli and
tAvcntceth) Tavo (2) ladies of the
theatre. I knoAv that by the glamorous
Avhiff of perfune. They have stage
names, but their real names arc:
Annie Mason and Luc}' Trice.
(Takes tAventy-first handkerchief)
Tills bears the character of one who
has a wide knowledge of books. In
her home town she has established a
large library for Negroes. There is
no doubt 'that this person is Alyce
Twenty-second and twenty-third
handkerchief) Ah, these two seeming
ly have something in common.
Hm-m they are mert who brave the
dangers of life and bujld high things
through electrical engineering. The
handkerchiefs crackle vrith electricity.
These tAvo men represent a new phase
in the life of man. Who are they?
Horace Brewer and Charlie Fearring
N. F. A. CHAPTER OF
O. C. T. S. IMPROVES
The N. F. A. Cliaptor of the Orange
County Training School recently or-
gaijizcd a Pure Bred Poland China
Curve Association Avith the purchase
of a pure breed sow and a pure bred
Tlie Cliapter plans to' improve the
breed of hogs growns in this section
of Orange County.
Also, this organization will arrange
for mating with the boar for those
people in the community Avho wish to
improve the breed of their hogs. Those
interested will make the arrangements
Avith Mr. B. F. Garrett, teacher of
Agriculture in O. C. T. C.
Officers of the N. F. A. Chapter
are as follows: President, Samuel
Boyd; Vice President, Alvesta Walk
er, Secretary, Reuben Cole, Treasurer,
Paul Smith, and reporter, Rufus Cole.
Home Ec Majors From
Three Colleges Work
Under Miss Ruth Pope
The department of home econo
mics of Orange County Training
School renders a valuable service to
the teacher training department of
several colleges in the State of North
Carolina, through the supervision of
their student-teachers by Miss Ruth
Pope, head of the department.
This year three colleges — Bennett
College, Greensboro, North Carolina
College for Negroes, Durham, and
ShaAv University, Raleigh has stud
ents doing their practice teaching
under Miss Pope.
Miss Ophelia Wright, senior of
North Carolina College for Negroes,
spent six week in the department.
Miss Sirlney Rowe and Miss Tuppance,
P,enTi”iI Ccllcge seniors, also spout six
lAcek.s Ml f.iKi school. The latter do-
oloped projects in foods, and in the
selection and care of clothing. They
also served the first grade at a party.
As Shaw University — the Board
of Trustees and the administration—
favors the policy of sending its pros
pective teachers out to toacli under
supervision for a semester, Miss Har-
A-eleigh Rivira, a senior at Shaw
University, spent an entire semes
ter as the student-teacher in the Or
ange County Training School home
Miss Riviera, tlic daughter of Dr.
Jionte Riviera of Mount Olive deve
loped projects in child (;arc, in Avhich
pile and the tenth grade adopted a
nial-nourished child of about tAvo
years, but who was the size and weight
of an eiglit months old child, to feed
and care for over the semester, in the
selection and care of clothing, in help
ers at home, and in selecting and serv
ing foods for special occasions
The Tuberculosis Essay Contest
promoted by the English department
of Orange County Training School,
came to a close on Friday, May 11,
1945, in the reading of three winning
essays, in the assembly. Throe prizes
were aAvarded for the three best essays.
The first prize of three dollars went
to Lillian Nunn of the senior class.
The second prize of two dollars was
aAvarded to Margaret Fearrington of
the tenth grade. The third prize of one
dollar Avont to Charlie Fearrington of
the senior class.
Although the contest is promoted by
the English classes, under the direc
tion of Mrs. M. D. Turner, it is spon
sored by the Orange County Tuber
culosis Association, which organiza
tion furnishes the prizes.
Riley Barnette presided over the
assembly program. Mrs. Turner made
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number of new members into the
The second place was taken by
Mrs. Morris Mason, representing the
first grade of which Miss Liana
Lessane is teacher.
Mrs. Ada M. Jarnagin, grade mo
ther for the ninth grade ofwhich
Mrs. M. D. Turner is record teacher,
Avon third place.
Each of the Avinning grade mothers
Avas awarded a beautiful framed pic
ture during the ceremony of the
Founder’s Day, in recognition of her
work in the campaign.
A total of $268.00 was reported at
the close of the drive, representing
268 members in the Parent-Teachers
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