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Full text of "Flying Petrel, April 1961"

EDITION 



Vol. 43 



Published by National Oglethorpe Alumni Association, April, 1961 



No. 6 



ALUMNI DAY, SAT. MAY 13 




Dr. Agnew, Virgil W. Milton '30, chairman of Oglethorpe's Board of Trustees, and Arthur Garson 
'28, newly elected trustee, pause before tackling college problems at the annual trustees' 
business meeting on Oglethorpe Day. 



VIRGIL W. MILTON '30 
WILL LEAD TRUSTEES 
IN 1960-61 

Oglethorpe University T r u t e e s 
elected Virgil W. Milton "30 chairman 
during the annual business meeting 
which was held on the campus on 
Oglethorpe Day, February 14. 

Mr. Milton is General Manager of 
Atlanta Retail Stores of Sears, Roe- 
buck & Co., and this year he is serving 
as chairman of the Atlanta Com- 
munity Chest campaign. 

Others elected to office for the 
1960-61 year are: James M. Sibley, 

(Continued on Page 3) 



Duchess Club 
Plans Luncheon 

The Duchess Club extends a cor- 
dial invitation to all former Duches- 
ses to attend the Alumni Day lunch- 
eon on May 13 at 12 noon. It will 
take place at Hart's Restaurant on 
Peachtree Road near Buckhead. For 
reservations or information please 
contact Mrs. Wendell Brown at 
CEdar 3-3535 or Pat Griffin, CE- 
dar 7-8110. Both may be reached 
with correspondence addressed c o 
Oglethorpe University, Atlanta 19, 
Ga. 



Concert Added Plus 
Baseball, Ploys, 
Smorgasbord 

Under the direction of Harry Wren 
"34, the Alumni Day committee has 
planned an entertaining and stimulat- 
ing array of activities for the antici- 
pated record number of Oglethorpe's 
VIP's on Saturday, May 13^! 

Favorite and essential events have 
been retained. They include a rifle 
match, 10 A.M.; baseball name with 
The Citadel, 2:30 P.M.; plays, 8 P.M.; 
and annual meetings of the Alumni 
Assn., 5 P.M., and Booster Club, 
12:30 P.M. 

Registration will begin at noon. 
Alumni may get their complimentary 
dinner tickets at the registration desk 
in the Great Hall. 

The Boosters have added to their 
program a free buffet luncheon for 
alumni who will attend the Booster 
Club meeting and movies of the Pet- 
rel-Peru State game in Kansas City. 

Many former students have voiced a 
wish to see their old professors. Fac- 
ulty members will be in their offices 
at 1 P.M. Retired faculty have also 
been invited to attend. 

An art show is planned for the day 
in Phoebe Hearst Hall, and a Spring 
Concert, sponsored by the Oglethorpe 
Woman's Club, will be held in the 
Great Hall at 3 P.M. Professional mu- 
sicians and the Oglethorpe chorus will 
offer an interesting program. 

Following refreshments served by 
the Duchess Club, Dr. Agnew will give 
a progress report of the college and 
Alumni Assn. officers for the coming 

(Continued on Page 3) 



Jhe ^luina [-"^etrev 



April, 1961 



Published seven times a year in July, September, Oc- 
tober, January, March, April and May by Oglethorpe 
University, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Printed by 
Russell & Wardlaw 

O. K. Sheffield '53 ....President 

Ptiilip L. Hildreth '34 1st Vice Pres. 

Francis S. Key '38 2nd Vice Pres. 

Howard G. Axelberg '40 . 3rd Vice Pres. 

Martin A. Sterling '36 Treasurer 

Mary Walker "34 Secretary 

Daniel L. Uffner, Jr. '51 Editor 

Tommie Carper '37... . Alumni Secretary 



ALUMNI OFFICE 
HELPS ALUMNI 

Though not generally known, the 
Alumni Office frequently serves alum- 
ni as a reference for a new position or 
promotion. 

Investigators from the FBI. armed 
forces, civil service and industry come 
to the campus often to "check-out"" 
an alumnus. Investigations are usually 
for the more responsible positions, but 
they cover a wide range of activities. 

In addition to verifying an alumnus" 
college academic and extra-curricular 
record, investigators wish to know 
about his civic and social interests, ac- 
complishments and similar informa- 
tion. One of the reasons a question- 
aire is sent to each alumnus every three 
years is to keep his file current. 

Information is given discreetly only 
after investigators show proper identi- 
fication. This procedure eliminates our 
giving information to unathorized per- 
sons such as salesmen, bill collectors 
or to firms simply desiring an addi- 
tional mailing list. 

Approved investigators are given 
information verbally. They do not see 
documents which contain highly per- 
sonal information or items that could 
embarrass an alumnus. 

The Alumni Office is glad to be 
able to serve you in this manner, but 
it needs your help. Keep the office in- 
formed of your address, and keep your 
file up to date by sending news about 
your honors, achievements and activi- 
ties in which you take part. 

If you have a suggestion that will 
make the Alumni Office more valuable 
to you, please let us know about it. 



YOUR PRESIDENT'S 
MESSAGE 

By the time this reaches you, this 
administration will have almost com- 
pleted its term in office. We are elated 
over the response to the Forward Og- 
lethorpe Fund campaign ~ over 
S22,000 contributed toward the goal 
of S27,000. Over 600 loyal alumni 
have shown their faith in their alma 
mater compared with 356 last year. 

The testimonial breakfast, honor- 
ing Drs. Jarrell and Collins during 
the GEA meeting, was a magnificent 
affair. Two hundred and sixty alumni 
were enthusiastic in their attendance. 

The annual Fall Dinner-Dance was 
a delightful occasion held at the Hel- 
lenic Center. That is a time when 
Alumni have an opportunity to re- 
new old friendships and recall their 
memorable days at Oglethorpe. 

Oglethorpe University is having a 
wonderful year as it basks in well-de- 
served recognition. Much publicity 
was earned by the Petrel basketball 
team which represented our region in 
the NAIA tournament in Kansas City. 

Yet, there are some alumni whom 
we have failed to reach. As Church- 
hill stated so eloquently. "Never in 
the field of human conflict was so 
much owed by so many to so few." 
Those few in our field are the ones 
who remained close to Oglethorpe 
during the lean years. What can we 
do to really convince you that the 
best investment in our country's 
future is an investment in the schools, 
in particular our alma mater, that edu- 
cate the future citizens of our great 
nation? 

If some question remains, or some 
doubt lingers that causes you to hes- 
titate to help Oglethorpe, please talk 
to us. We need the support of each 
and every alumnus in order that our 
college can continue to move rapidly 
towards the position it should occupy. 

If you have not already done so, 
won't you demonstrate your support 
by sending a check today? 

Finally, don't miss the Alumni Day 
spectacular May 13th! 

Sincerely, 

O.K. Sheffield, Jr., President 

National Alumni Association 



The Development Corner 

by 
Norman B. Thomson 
Development Director 

During the six months I have been 
priviledged to work with the Trustees, 
Administrative Officers, Faculty, 
Alumni and Friends of Oglethorpe, I 
have been impressed by the statement, 
oft repreated; "I hear good things of 
Oglethorpe" 

In New York, Chicago, Philadel- 
phia, Washington, the Carolinas, 
Florida, Alabama, Tennesee, through- 
out Georgia, our alumni have eviden- 
ced their confidence in Oglethorpe's 
future with gifts that make possible the 
building of a foundation of a greater 
Oglethorpe. 

Plans are being made for a student 
body numbering 800, twice our pre- 
sent enrollment. To adequately house 
and instruct the growing student body, 
we must expand our physical facilities. 
Our unfolding plans call for a library, 
a science building, a student center, 
and housing facilities for 400 students 
on the campus. 

On May 13th, Alumni Day, a model 
of the future campus will be on dis- 
play. Alumni will be pleased with 
what they see and hear when they 
return and mingle with their former 
classmates. Hunderds of Alumni - 
from the day of World War I Ogle- 
thorpe Cadets in 1917 to last years 
graduates - will be on hand. Alumni 
Day will see the greatest outpouring 
of the sons and daughters of Ogle- 
thorpe in the University's history. 

At the present time a Development 
Committee of 101 is being gathered to 
spearhead our efforts in expansion. 
Virgil W. Milton, '30 our Chairman 
of the Board of Trustees, is chairman 
of the Development Committee. His 
vice-chairman is R. E. "Red" 
Dorough, so well known to Oglethorpe 
Alumni of the past forty years. These 
two understanding, agressive business 
leaders know how to "crack the whip." 

The "Development Corner" will be 
a regular feature of following issues 
of the Flying Petrel and will relate the 
unfolding story of the progress of your 
Development Committee. The first 
meeting of the Committee will be held 
(Continued on Page 8j 



Page 2 



The Flying Petrel 




R. E. Dorough 



PRINCIPAL HINSON HAS 
FLOCK OF PETRELS 

The old saying, "Birds of a feather 
flock together," could not be truer than 
at the John B. Gordon Elementary 
School in Atlanta. 

James H. Hinson "49, principal, 
has eight Petrels in his flocl;: Mrs. 
Edwin H. (Nancy Tarrant) Calhoun 
"60, Mrs. Donald T. (Louise Murray) 
Clements "52, Mrs. Carl B. (Lillian 
R.) Johnson "37, Mrs. Esther Miller 
'59. Mrs. Hardy (Esther Benson) 
Strickland "56, Mrs. Alice Sutton '38, 
Mrs. J. D. (Beverly Bechtel) Thomp- 
son, Jr. "51 and Lillian Thrasher "38. 

VIRGIL W. MILTON '30 

(Continued from Page 1 ) 
attorney in Atlanta, vice chairman and 
chairman of the Curriculum and Lib- 
rary Committee; Philip H. Alston, Jr., 
alson an Atlanta attorney, secretary 
and chairman of the Personnel Com- 
mittee:; Morton L. Feiss, President of 
Montag Bros., Inc. treasurer and chair- 
man of the Budget Control Committee. 
Mr. Weiss is co-chairman of metropo- 
litan Atlanta's third United Appeal of 
the Community Chest-Red Cross. 

The executive committee is round- 
ed out with George E. Goodwin, Vice- 
President of the First National Bank 
of Atlanta, chairman of the Public 
Relations Committee; William C. Per- 
kins "29, President of Atlanta Brush 
Co., chairman of Buildings and 
Grounds; and G. Arthur Howell, At- 
lanta attorney, chairman of Endow- 
ments and Investments. 

Earlier in the day, Mr. Milton, O. 
K. Sheffield "53, President of the 
Alumni Association, and Dr. Donald 
C. Agnew, Oglethorpe President, de- 
livered brief addresses concerning sev- 
eral aspects of the Oglethorpe pro- 
gram. 



GARSON, DOROUGH 
NAMED TO O.U. BOARD 

Two members were added to the 
Oglethorpe Board of Trustees on Og- 
lethorpe Day, February 14. Arthur 
Garson "28, President of the Lovable 
Brassiere Co., and R. E. "Red"" 
Dorough. owner of Dorough Realty 
Co. in Buckhead, were named to the 
Llniversity"s to pgoverning body. 

After graduating from Oglethorpe 
in 1928 at the age of 14, Mr. Garson 
joined his father"s young and strug- 
gling clothing firm. For the next 13 
years, he devted himself to his bus- 
iness, opening up a sales office in Nev\ 
Yord City when he was nineteen. The 
Lovable Brassier Co. is now the ack- 
nowledged leader in its' field. 

Mr. Garson is on the Board of Dir- 
ectors of several social, welfare and 
charitable institutions. In his spare 
time, he studies Russian, Japanses and 
Spanish. 

Mr. Dorough will be remembered 
fondly by alumni of the twenties as 
proprietor of one of the favorite Pet- 
rel hangouts in Buckhead into a major 
business center in Metropolitan At- 
lanta. He is unofficially called the 
Mayor of Buckhead. 

Mr. Dorough is a charter member 
of the Buckhead Fifty Club and Buck- 
head Elks. He also helds memberships 
in the Civitans, Masons and Shriners. 
Currently, he is serving as chairman 
of the Fulton County Welfare Board 
and chairman of the Fulton County 
Jury Commission. 

The Board has been greatly streng- 
thened witii the additions of these new 
members. 

Concert Added 

(Continued from Page 1) 

year will be elected at the annual meet- 
ing in the auditorium at 5 P.M. 

Always the highlight of the day, the 
smorgasbord dinner will be served out- 
side (weather permitting) beginning at 
6 P.M. An effort will be made to bring 
old friends together at this time by us- 
ing a non-rigid eating schedule. 

The suggested schedule is: 6 P.M., 
classes of the 20"s; 6:10 P.M., classes 
of the 30"s; 6:20 P.M., classes of the 
40's; and 6:30 P.M., classes of the 50's 
and 60"s. 

The Players will offer two one-act 
plays in the auditorium at 8 P.M. 

The largest crowd ever to attend an 
Oglethorpe Alumni Day is expected, 



WE GET LETTERS 

The success of any event or program 
is basically the result of the support- 
ing spirit of people behind it. The 
Forward Oglethorpe Fund, with re- 
cord shattering contributions and don- 
ors this year, has caught on. 

The following excerpts are taken 
from a few of tiie scores of letters and 
notes written to Howard Axelberg, 
Chairman of the Fund. They bear out 
the tremendous upsurge of spirit 
among Oglethorpe"s former students. 

"Glad to hear from you and that 
much progress is being made at our 
old school. Keep the good work up, 
and tell the otiier fellows there 'hello" 
for me."" - M. N. "Knoxic"' Jones '40, 
Blackville, South Carolina. 

"Happy to see Ogletiiorpe doing 
such fine things. Please add this to 
complete my pledge. Wish it could be 
niucii more." - Martha G. Likins '54. 
24 Hamilton Street, Worcester, Mass. 

"Am enclosing check for the For- 
ward Oglethorpe Fund. Wishing you 
much success in your efforts for Oule- 
thorpe." Luther D. Wright "27, 1700 
Rogers Ave., S. W., Atlanta 10, Ga. 

"You probably remember us. I was 
in the post office for thirteen years. 
We are now living on our Indiana 
farm. My husband is past eighty, so 
we do not farm. We have many happy 
memories of the University, and are 
interested in all the news."" - Charlotte 
S. Alward, Bert E. Alward "33, King- 
man, Indiana. 

"1 am so sorry this is late, but I 
am interested in Oglethorpe. If I can 
help in any way, let me know". - Clare 
Findley Magbee "56 2636 Cheshire 
Bridge Rd., Atlanta, Georgia. 

"I am delighted that Oglethorpe has 
someone to help. Frankly, I"d like to 
see my alma mater rise in every res- 
pect . . . also I was so glad to start re- 
ceiving some mail from Oglethorpe. 
It"s nice to know it"s still there." Reva 
Murphy Greene '41, 4424 Blackburn 
Ave., Ashland, Ky. 

"I hope all is well with you, and all 
my alumni friends." - Louis R. Piazza, 
D.D.S. '39, 2583 Marion Ave., Bronx, 
New York. 

"... and remained in New York 
until 1953 when we moved to Louis- 
( Continued on Page 5) 

which will assure all who come that 
they will see many of their classmates 
and friends. Honorary alumni (hus- 
bands and wives of alumni) are cordi- 
ally invited to come. 

Don't miss the fun and excitement 
on Saturday, May 13. 



April, 1961 



Page 3 



DRS. JARRELL, COLLINS 
FETED BY 260 

Two Oglethorpe alumni, who have probably advanced Georgia education more 
than any others during this century, were honored on March 24 at the Oglethorpe 
Alunmi Breakfast. Alumni and friends numbering 260 turned out at 8 a.m. to 
pay just tribute to Oglethorpe's illustrious alumni, Drs. Ira Jarrell '28 and M. D. 
Collins '31. 

Oglethorpe President, Dr. Donald C. Agnew, presented each with a hand 
bell with the engraving" . . . distinguished alumnus in the field of education." 

tion, including classes for homebound 
and hospitalized students, special edu- 
cation programs for the mentally and 
physically handicapped, superior stu- 
dent programs, and opportunities for 
adults interested in elementary, sec- 
ondary and vocational studies. 

Atlanta is one of the leading systems 
providing outside school teaching aids. 
A science room at the new Atlanta 
zoo, a planetarium, museum, educa- 
tional radio and television stations are 
all available to aid the classroom tea- 
cher. 

Dr. C. S. Hubbard, Assistant State 
Superintendent of Schools, and Mrs. 
S. C. Patterson, Coordinator of the 
State Scholarship Program and former 
GEA President, lauded Dr. Collins. 

Dr. Collins has spent a lifetime of 
teaching and preaching to the people 
of Georgia. His career has reached 
from the one-room, one-teacher school 
at Old Liberty in Union County where 
he taught for S22.50 a month to ser- 
ving for 25 years as State Superinten- 
dent of Schools of Georgia. 

He has seen many progressive steps 
made in the Georgia educational pro- 



O. K. Sheffield '53, President of the 
Alumni Association, was Master of 
Ceremonies, and Rev. W. P. "Biil" Al- 
lison '33 gave grace. After a delicious 
breakfast, several speakers spoke brief- 
ly about the notable achievements and 
personal characteristics of Miss Jarrell 
and Dr. Collins. 

Devereaux F. McClatchey, Atlanta 
Attorney and former President of the 
Atlanta Board of Education, and Dr. 
Paul D. West '25, Superintendent of 
the Fulton County School System, 
described the dramatic changes which 
took place in Atlanta education during 
Miss Jarrell's terms of office. 

Atlanta schools doubled from 77 to 
144 and enrollment jumped to 1 15,000 
from 56,000 during her 16 years as 
Superintendent. Teachers' salaries were 
equalized from the former unfair base 
which was determined by color, and 
the grade teachers taught, rather than 
on the bases of adequate training and 
experience. 

Many programs were introduced 
that provided educational opportuni- 
ties to students unable to attend school 
or ill suited to regular school instruc- 




Dr. Collins and Dr. Jar- 
rell ring their bells 
"loud and long" as Dr. 
Agnew watches at the 
climax of the highly 
successful Oglethorpe 
Alumni Breakfast. 



TELL THE WORLD 
ABOUT YOU 
AND OGLETHORPE 

News about Oglethorpe and her 
alumni can be likened to the infinite 
images seen when two mirrors are 
placed facing each other. 

The greater the stature of Ogle- 
thorpe in the eyes of the community, 
the greater the admiration will be for 
Oglethorpe's alumni, the greater will 
be the stature of Oglethorpe ad infini- 
tum. 

When former students receive public 
recognition for promotions, achieve- 
ments and other noteworthy items, 
they can help themselves and their 
alma mater by insisting that mention 
be made in announcements of their 
undergraduate education at Oglethorpe 
University 

Items of this kind are seen daily 
in newspapers. If all alumni would 
follow this suggestion, they would rein- 
force each other. 

Think now, don't you feel a little 
differently about someone after learn- 
ing they are a graduate of Harvard, 
Yale or Princeton? Why shouldn't Og- 
lethorpe's graduates deserve the same 
impressions? 

With your help and with continued 
efforts at Oglethorpe to improve edu- 
cational excellence, this shall be ac- 
complished. 



gram some of which are the Minimum 
Foundation program, a state teacher's 
salary schedule, nine months school 
term, teacher retirement system, free 
textbooks, expanded vocational educa- 
tion, audio-visual and library services, 
program for exceptional children, in- 
structional supervisors, hot school 
lunches, vocational rehabilitation, visit- 
ing teachers, the twelfth grade, state 
trade and vocational schools and the 
200 million dollar building program. 

When Dr. Agnew presented each of 
the honored guests with a "modern 
version of the 'School Marm' hand 
bell," he said the bells were symbolic 
of the courage, unselfishness and com- 
plete dedication epitomized by the 
school marm and shown, through their 
achievements, by Dr. Ira Jarrell and 
Dr. M. D. Collins. 



Page 4 



The Flying Petrel 



REMINISCING WITH THE 
WENDELL BROWNS 

The Oglethorpe Clock 

Periodically in the school paper and 
in the Atlanta papers appears a story 
about the Oglethorpe bells. There is 
something about these great extroverts 
with their loud intrusions every fifteen 
minutes that seems to fascinate writers. 
But so far as we know, no one has 
mentioned the brains and power be- 
hind these voices — the clock. 

The clock was here before the bells 
and before our time, how long we do 
not know; and has been the source of 
more orderliness and confusion than 
even the students. Day and night it 
goes on, telling the bell when and how 
much to toll and starting the weights 
to furnish the power, as well as giving 
the time on two faces and turning on 
and off the lights that illuminate both 
faces and campus. It is regulated by 
an iron pendulum at the end of a four- 
foot wooden arm. And herein lies the 
trouble. Most tower clocks have a 
much longer arm, often compensated 
for changes in temperature. But Geor- 
gia's fluctuating weather plays havoc 
with our regulator and our time. 

When we first came. Dr. Burroughs 
was keeper of the clock. Every morn- 
ing, long before the first classes, he 
arrived, climbed the steep wooden 
stairs of the tower, pulled out his fat 
pocket watch, and set the clock for 
the day. We did not know that this was 
the secret of the clock's success. When 
he left, with dire misgivings, and those 
jacks-of-all-trades, George Seward 
and ourselves, were left with a respon- 
sibility we did not know existed, things 
began to happen. Classes late, students 
late, everything and everybody on a 
different schedule. For some reason we 
were not blamed; instead the onus 
went to our colleague, and Seward 
Standard Time became the joke of the 
day. Once a poem in the style of Chau- 
cer celebrated the confusion, and even 
after things were again in hand, no one 
trusted the time for years to come. 

The clock has figured in more im- 
portant affairs than late classes. Its 
street face formed a perfect target for 
an Oglethorpe student who later went 
on to gain recognition as Georgia's 
Number One criminal. The bullet 
holes were still there when we arrived. 
Perhaps its most glamorous role was 
in the Refoule murder case. Here, the 
verdict hinged on whether the suspect 



WE GET LETTERS 

(Continued from Page 3) 

ville for me to become associated with 
General Plywood Corporation as Sec- 
retary-Treasurer and a Director. One 
of our old friends. Jack Smith, and his 
wife, Mae Bess (McArthur), are now 
living in Louisville and we see them 
quite often." A. F. (Dolph) Spear '39, 
726 Waterford Rd., Louisville, Ky. 

"I am a 'windshield' farmer. I don't 
farm the land myself, I rent it out. 
We have been investing in farm land 
since the war ... I'd really like to 
know about my old room mate, Fred- 
die Thranhardt. Oh, yes! Where is 
'Trigger'?" Pat Locascio '42, 3407 
41st, Lubbock, Texas. 

"Remember the trip from Georgia 
to New Jersey in the old Model A 
Ford, with you, your brother, Steve 
Schmidt and myself? Hearing from you 
gave me new spirit in the old "Big O". 
I get the Flying Petrel and always 
look for someone in the class of "40" - 
Al Fornarotto '40, School No. 27, 
Jersey City, N. J. 

"You have worked hard and I do 
hope that many of the graduates of 
Oglethorpe have responded," - Mrs. 
R. M. Mitchell, Jr. '29, 823 Briarcliff 
Rd., N. E.. Atlanta, Ga. 

"Congratulations on one of the best 
jobs I have ever seen. It has been 
great." - Thomas W. Daniel, Jr. "31, 
Flowery Branch, Georgia. 

"My spirit is with the movement of 
Forward Oglethorpe, and I am de- 
lighted to see such capable leadership 
now in office." - Alice Bragg Geiger 
"42, 273 Rumson Rd., N. E., Atlanta 
5, Ga. 

had time to get from his classes at 
Oglethorpe to his house before the act 
was committed. He could not have if 
the tower clock had been correct or 
slow; he could have if it had been fast 
as much as ten or fifteen minutes. 
Fickle though it may have been. 
Seward Standard Time was never that 
giddy. We are happy to report that 
the Oglethorpe Clock saved its own. 




A warm handshake after Dr. Agnew dedi- 
cated "Luther Drive" in honor of George 
Luther '32. Mr. Luther has contributed many 
services to Oglethorpe during the last few 
years including the major grading of the base- 
ball field and improvement and widening of 
the road in front of the Field House, now his 
namesake. 



ENROLLMENT WILL RISE 
IN THE FALL 

Freshmen entering Oglethorpe next 
fall well be in greater abundance and 
have higher academic qualifications 
than their predecessors. 

An aggressive student recruitment 
program, headed by field represen- 
tative Mike Murphy "54 and alumni 
who are directing many good and 
superior students to Oglethorpe, are 
responsible for the upsurge in interest 
among high school students. 

Most of the freshmen will have to 
commute because of the severe short- 
age of dormitory spaces. Recruitment 
of women students who would have 
to room on campus was halted before 
Christmas because of this limitation. 
Acceptance of men boarding students 
has virtually stopped. 

In spite of the shortage of space, 
alumni should continue to encourage 
the better students to apply for admis- 
sion in succeeding years. Graduating 
classes are getting larger, and the gra- 
duates have to be replaced. Also, it 
is hoped that our planned building 
program will begin to take a concrete 
form soon. 



April. 1961 



Pasje 5 



BASEBALL PETRELS 
UNDEFEATED 

Oglethorpe's athletes removed their 
shorts and donned knickerbockers 
without losing a step. This amazing 
feat occurred when virtually every 
member of the basketball squad 
changed into baseball uniforms and 
promptly won their first three ball 
games. 

Johnny Guthrie, with a two inning 
assist from Tom Norwood, dropped 
William Jewell College from Missouri 
7-0 in the season's opener. The follow- 
ing day, Bobby Dalgleish held the vis- 
itors 4-1. The second game featured a 
pitching duel between Dalgleish and 
Jewell's top pitcher, who had been ail- 
ing, but was flown from Missouri ex- 
pressly for that tilt. 

In the lucky seventh of the latter 
game. Tom Norwood smacked a single 
followed by a 370 foot home run by 
Morris Mitchell. It was the first four 
bagger over the new ball park fence. 

Led by fast ball, though somewhat 
erratic pitching by Tom Norwood, 
Oglethorpe ended a drought of many 
years by defeating Piedmont College 
6-3. Again, Mitchell connected for a 
round trip with a man on base. Later, 
Norwood helped his cause with a 
homer of his own just inside the left 
field foul line. He hit the pitch thrown 
immediately after a near bean ball. 

Coach Pinholster, never known to 
use the crying towel in his predictions, 
said, "If we don't have a good baseball 
team this year, we need a new coach. 
We have each position covered better 
than before, and my four lead-off hit- 
ters are the best anywhere around." 

A tight infield is building up a cred- 
itable number of double plays. Pinhol- 
ster is still doing some reshuffling, but 
the lastest line up has Mitchell at first; 
Dobbs, second base; Guthrie, short 
stop; and Ken Borden, third base. Jay 
Rowland played third in the first two 
games. 

Oreon Mann, son of former Atlanta 
Cracker owner Earl Mann '28, is team 
manager. 

For really fine baseball, check the 
baseball schedule on this page, and 
come see the Petrels play. 

Since this article was written 
two more games were won. See 
Baseball Schedule. 



Varsity Tennis Returns 
To Oglethorpe 

Varsity tennis is back in the Ogle- 
thorpe program after a three year ab- 
sence. The first of eight scheduled 
matches has been played as of this 
writing and the Petrels downed Emory 
-at-Oxford SVi to V/2. 

Top seeded Oglethorpe netman is 
Peruvian Hernando Pantigoso. A na- 
tive of Lima, Peru, he was National 
Junior Tennis Champion when he was 
14. He gave up tennis after he was 
15 and concentrated on soccer. Last 
year he was selected to the Peru Olym- 
pic Squad, but declined the invitation 
to come to Oglethorpe. Soccer will 
become the next intercollegiate sport 
at Oglethorpe next year. Pantigoso 
took first match 6-1, 6-2. 

Others on the team are Gary Mul- 
vannah; Bob Mallis, Savannah; Dan 
Cowart, Arlington; and Bob Nance, 
Dalton. 

William H. Cohen, Assistant Pro- 
fessor of English, is coaching the team. 
In his evaluation of the squad, he said, 
"Generally, they are pretty hard work- 
ers. They've been playing all winter 
with the exception of Nance who play- 
ed basketball. Mullins and Eiseman 
have improved their games tremen- 
dously." 

He added, "We should beat Shorter 
and Emory-at-Oxford again, and we 
have a good chance of taking the rest 
of the teams." 

The last match of the season is plan- 
ned for Alumni Day, Saturday, May 
13 at 9:00 A. M. 



Oglethorpe University 

Baseball Schedule 

1960-61 

O.U _ OPP. 

7—0 - _._. William Jewell 

4 — 1 William Jewell 

6 — 3 - -- Piedmont 

15 — 5 _ Piedmont 

20 -— 3 _ Berry 

April 14 Piedmont Demorest 

Apri 15 Jacksonville St - Jacksonville, Ala. 

April 22 Shorter .- Home 

April 26 Shorter Rome 

April 29 Berry ._.. _ _ Rome 

May 5 Jacksonville State Home 

May 6 Shorter „ - Home 

May 9 Shorter Rome 

Moy 12 The Citadel - Home 

May 13 The Citadel Home 

(Alumni Day) 
May 17 Piedmont Demorest 

All home games v/i// be played at Hermance 
Field. Game time will usually be 7:30 P.M. 



Petrels Downed in KC 
"Wait Til Next Year" 
Says Pinholster 

Fourth seeded Oglethorpe got short 
shrift in Kansas City. Unseeded Peru 
State of Nebraska knocked the stiff 
legged Petrels out of the running 72- 
65 on the first day of the NAIA tour- 
nament. 

Oglethorpe's redheaded mentor. 
Garland Pinholster, immediately gave 
the warning, "Wait 'til next year," and 
they had better believe it. He learns 
his lessons well. 

Last year, Oglethorpe's basketball 
team ended up fourth in a four team 
play-off in Tampa, Fla. This season, 
the Petrels went all the way, beating 
two squads represented last year. 

Graduation will pare four men from 
the teams, Wayne Dobbs, Sammy 
Hudgins, Buddy Goodwin and Roger 
Couch, but replacements are already 
in the fold. 

Darrell Whitford is a 6"3" guard 
from Silver Grove, Ky.. Goodwin's 
hometown. Whitford was named to the 
AU-SEC junior conference team in 
I960 as a result of his play with Brew- 
ton-Parker Junior College. Pinholster 
feels he is virtually unstoppable on of- 
fense, and he plays defense well. 

Ray Thomas, a straight "A" student 
at Cedartown High School, was named 
AA "Player of the Year." He used his 
6'3V2" frame at forward, but he will 
probably play guard for Oglethorpe. 
He also shares the Georgia doubles 
champion crown in tennis this year. 

"Very coachable" Billy Parker is 
president of the Newnan High School 
student body. He stands 6'5" tall and 
will play forward. 

Pinholster said, "I'm excited about 
the possibilities of this whole ball club. 
Mitchell, Nance and Sexton, all young, 
were the best shooters this year." 

Note to the members of the Petrel 
Watchers Club: Make your reserva- 
tions for Kansas City early. 



OGLETHORPE UNIVERSITY 

TENNIS SCHEDULE 

1960-61 

O.U. — OPP. 

51/2 31/2 _ Emory-at-Oxford 

April 15 Emory-at-Oxford There 

April 21 Shorter College There 

April 22 Georgia State Here 

April 24 Emory University Here 

May 4 Shorter College Here 

May 11 Emory University There 

May 13 Georgio State ._ .— Here 

All home games wilt be played on the Ogle- 
thorpe tennis courts at 2:00 P.M. with the excep- 
tion of the games to be played April 22 ond Moy 
13, which will be played at 9:00 A.M. 



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BOOSTERS GLOW WITH PRIDE 

The Oglethorpe Athletic Booster Club approaches the end ol .mother season 
with a glow of pride. 

Oglethorpe's basketball team has concluded its finest season - - twii tourna- 
ment championships and a bertii in the national small college tourney at Kansas 
City had been won. Our stature in sports has grown tremendously as can be 
shown in the more than fifty pages of clippings whicii adorn our official scrap- 
book. 

Stronger opposition is on tap for next season - - teams of national reputation. 
We view our games, on campus again, in a field house second to none. Coacii 
Pinholster has been named "Coacli of the Year" kn the third time in four years. 
We glow with pride! 

Boosters have contributed almost S*-), 000. 00 - - 75 percent of our goal for 
the year. The Board of Trustees recently approved an increase, from nine to ten, 
in the number of atiiletic grants. In honoring our request for this action, they 
have challenged us to a new goal of .SI4,.'i()0.()(.). We have more and better Boos- 
ters than ever before, some of them did not attend Oglethorpe - - they just like our 
brand of spirit. Every Booster should be proud! 

However, we take greatest pride in the quality of the young men we scholar- 
ship. 

Boost the undefeated Petrel baseball team at the Alumni Day game. 
Sincerely, 

Steve Schmidt, President 
Oglethorpe Booster Club 




Stormy Petrels set to 
wing their way to Kan- 
sas City. Front row 
from left, Wayne Dobbs, 
Johnny Guthrie, Jay 
Rowland, Sammy Hud- 
gins, Tom Norwood, 
and manager George 
Handley. Rear, Coach 
Pinholster, Buddy Good- 
win, Roger Couch, Bob- 
by Sexton, Morris Mit- 
chell and Bobby Nance, 



ODE TO THE PETRELS 

B\ Terry Ka\ 

Reprinted iciih permission jrom 
the Decatur-DeKalb, News. Thurs- 
day. Mar. 16. 1961 

(Written in honor of the Stormy Pet- 
rels of Oglethorpe University and their 
victory in the NAIA District 25 Tour- 
nament, entitling them to go to Kan- 
sas City for the Nationals on March 
13-18) 

Fly high you gallant Petrel bird! 
You've earned your niche in fame. 
From nest to roost to flights unheard. 
You fought and won your game! 

They jeered at you when you began. 
And snickered at your dream. 
The\ spoke in jest from man to man. 
And laughed to hear your scheme. 

But you, believing, spread your wings 
And hushed the doubtful crowd. 
You rose to dare the reigning kings 
And stand among the proud. 

They say that Fortune comes and goes 
And never comes again; 
That Lady Luck, in passing, shows 
No other chance to men. 

But dumb are they who live by creed 
And think that work is luck. 
They fall — and fallen never heed 
They only had to duck. 

But you have learned to watch and 

wait 
And play each turn on turn; 
To dodge the fickle hand of Fate 
And make each gamble earn. 

So soar in grandeur. Petrel bird. 
You worked to get your name! 
From nest to roost to flights unheard, 
You're flvins now with Fame! 



MITCHELL, NORWOOD 
NAMED "ALL-STATE" 

Two Oglethorpe players were se- 
lected to the mythical All-State Basket- 
ball Team by Atlanta Newspapers, 
Inc. sports staffs. 

IVlorris Mitchell, a 6'6" sophomore 
center, is the only second year man to 
be placed in the first five. Tom Nor- 
wood, in his third year as first string 
guard, was included in the second five. 
Jay Dye '60 was named to the All- 
State starting five last year. 

If new and returning players shape 
up to their potential. Oglethorpe could 
have three or four men win this honor 
next year. 



April, 1961 



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1960-61 PETRELS, 
BEST EVER 

Past records notwithstanding, the 
1960-61 Oglethorpe basketball team 
was probabfy the finest in the history 
of the college. 

The 20-4 season record was over- 
shadowed bv Petrel teams of 1958-59 
(24-1) and '1946-47 (23-4). but the 
opposition this season was somewhat 
toughter than in previous campaigns. 

Consider the fact that Oglethorpe 
lost to Stetson University 44-39 
shortly after the Hatters defeated 
Miami which was ranked tenth na- 
tionally. Later in the 25th District 
NAIA tournament, the Petrels de- 
feated Stetson 81-68 for the champion- 
ship. 

Oglethorpe also defeated the Uni- 
versity of Tampa 82-65, a team that 
led third ranked Bradley for most of 
their ball game until Bradley "ran 
them off the floor" during the latter 
stages of the game. 

Finally, the Petrel record this year, 
with heavy consideration on the quality 
of opponents, caused Oglethorpe's 
team to be seeded fourth nationally 
among the small college teams in the 
NAIA Kansas City tournament, a 
ranking no other Petrel basketball 
team has enjoyed. 



THE DEVELOPMENT CORNER 

(Continued from Page 2) 

Friday evening. May 12, the night be- 
fore Alumni Day. 

The Oglethorpe Development Pro- 
gram is the most ambitious undertak- 
ing in the University's history. To 
realize our ambition calls for massive 
help from a great many sources. The 
response to date is most heartening. 



ALUMNI DAY 



SATURDAY 



THROUGH THE YEARS 



MAY 13 



William J. Boswell '20 is owner 
and president of Mutual Loan and 
Investment Co. in Albany, Georgia 
He is quite active in many activities in 
and around Albany, some of which 
include treasurer of the Albany Kiwan- 
is Club, ruling elder of the Covenent 
Presbyterian Church, and chairman 
of organizations in extension of the 
Boy Scouts of America Chehaw Coun- 
sel. He is past president of the 
Albany Men's Garden Club, Chamber 
of Commerce, YMCA, Little Theater 
and Albany Concert Assn. While at 
Oglethorpe he captained the first Petrel 
football squad. 

Dr. Sylvester Cain '21 is a member 
of the Norcross. (Ga.) Housing Au- 
thority. He plans to continue the gener- 
al practice of medicine which he has 
had in Norcross for many years. 

Adolf W. Aleck ' 23 is head of the 
Department of General Education at 
Mississippi State College. He is a 
member of many professional groups 
and appears in American Men of Sci- 
ence and Who'.s Who in America. 

Mrs, W, R. (Gladys Crisler) Gamer 

'24 is a trustee of the Hall County Hos- 
pital and a member of the Girl Scouts 
Board. She was elected Hall County 
Woman of the Year in 1 95 1 . Her 
address is 380 Green Street, Gains- 
ville, Ga. 

Wendell Crowe '25 owner of 
Covington Auto Service, Ford dealer 
in Covington, Ga., accompanied the 
basketball team to Kansas City when 
they participated in the NAIA Nation- 
al Tournament. 

Isaac W. Cousins, Sr. '27 is pres- 
ident of Brand Name Homes, Inc. in 
Atlanta. 

Jeff T. Anderson '27 has retired due 
to ill health. He received his 
M.D. Degree in 1935 from the Medical 
College of Georgia and he has held 
a commission with the U.S. Public 
Health Service. He is living at Route 
3, Elberton, Georgia. 

Dr. Amey Chappell '28. is practic- 
ing medicine in Atlanta. 

Mrs. Emily Busha Bennett '28 is a 

hospital administrator in the Hutchins 
Memorial Hospital in Buford, Georgia. 
She is vice president of the American 
Legion Auxilary, finance chairman of 
the Weslyan Service Guild, co-chair- 
man of the Gwinnett Red Cross, and 
vice president of the Gwinnett Cancer 



Society. In 1960 she was appointed 
to the Civil Defense Committee of the 
Georgia Hospital Assn. 

Edward L. Brantley '28 is a high 
school principal in Headland, Ala- 
bama. He is a Mason and a member 
of the Kiwanis Club, and Chamber of 
Commerce. 

Mrs. Hensone (Adele Johnston) 
Bussey '29 is living at 2793 Peachtree 
Road, N.E., Atlanta 5. Mr. Bussey is 
southeastern district engineer of the 
G.E. Company. 

Floyd C. Cooper '29 is chief invest- 
igator for the Florida Real Estate 
Commission. His oldest son, Floyd 
III, is a medical doctor and his other 
son, Charles, graduated from the mili- 
tary academy at West Point and is now 
a first Lt. in the U.S. Army. Mr. 
Cooper's address is 21 N. Devon Ave., 
North Orlando Homes, Fla. 

O.L. Amsler '30 retired as super- 
intendent of Decatur City Schools in 
August, 1959. Mr. Amsler is cur- 
rently teaching mathmatics at South- 
eastern Business College in Atlanta. 
He has been a member of the Board of 
Directors and a Trustee of the Georgia 
Education Assn. and is actively en- 
gaged in the Decatur-Dekalb Branch 
of^he YMCA. 

Miss Margaret A. Kilian '30 is a 

broadcaster and film director of the 
Atlanta Board of Education Television 
Station. She has received citations 
from the Institute for Education by 
Radio and TV in 1951, 1953, 1955 
and from the School Broadcast Con- 
ference in 1949. She is a member 
of the Peachtree Presbyterian Church 
and American Women in Radio and 
Television Assn. Childhood Education 
and Delta Kappa Gamma. 

Lyman B. Fox '30 is regional man- 
ager of the Liberty Mutual Insurance 
Company in Baltimore, Maryland. 
He is a member of the governor's com- 
mittee for insurance practices and on 
the Board of Governor's of Industrial 
Nurses. 

George D. Byrd '31 is branch man- 
ager of the Shaw Walker Company in 
Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Mary Alice Thompson '31 an At- 
lanta teacher took a trip to South 
America last summer. 

Gertrude J. Murray '31 has been 
promoted to Major in the Army Medi- 



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cal Corps. Her current address is Box 
231, William Beaumont General Hos- 
pital, El Paso, Texas. 

Frank B. Anderson, Jr. '32 son of 

the beloved former coach of Ogle- 
thorpe is an agent with the Prudential 
Ins. Company. His office is in Al- 
bany, Georgia, where he is active in 
the fraternal orders of the Lions and 
Elks Clubs. Mr. Anderson has two 
children, Ann, 6, and Frank B. ill. 

21/2. 

Rufus S. Brown '32 is agent in 
charge of the Gainsville, Georgia, 
Rail-way Express Agency. He is a 
Mason, Deacon in the First Baptist 
Church, and president of the Gains- 
ville Lions Club. 

Colonel John N. Fain, U.S.A.F, 
(Retired) '32 is owner of the Fain 
Realty and Insurance Company locat- 



COACH ANDERSON 
TO COME MAY 13 

Oglethorpe's grand old man, 
Frank Anderson, Sr., will attend 
Alumni Day on Saturday, May 13. 
He has asked the Alumni Office 
to invite each and every one of his 
friends to come and see him. 



ed at 2215 Cheshire Bridge Road, N. 
E., Atlanta 9. He is a Southern Baptist 
Evangelist and a fellow in the Royal 
Geographical Society. 

Charles Gardner '32. an engineer 
with Southern Bell was recently elected 
president of the credit union, a four 
million dollar concern. He plans to 
take a cruise to Bermuda in May. 
Mr. Gardner is a member of the Shrine 
and Board of Stewards for the Method- 
ist Church. 

Rev. Bill Allison 33, minister to 
all Fulton County Institutions, is chap- 
lin for the Atlanta Optimist Club, Fifth 
District Masonic Convention, Amer- 
ican Legion in Atlanta, and Railroad 
Yard Masters Assn. The Fulton 
County chaplin"s office which Rev. 
Allison heads, was awarded the Jay- 
cee's Good Government Award for 
the year I960. 

L. Lloyd Davis '34 is a registered 
representative with Harris Upham & 



Company. He is a member of the 
Chamber of Commerce, Atlanta Art 
Assn., Historical Society, Cherokee 
Club, Shake Rag Hounds, and St. 
James Church. He serves as a part 
time professor of business administra- 
tion at the Atlanta Division of the 
University of Georgia. His wife, 
Sidney Klein Davis '36. is a free lance 
writer and artist. The couple have 
two children, Svdney, 20 and Lloyd, 
Jr., 15. They live at 3845 Peachtree 
Road. N.E. Atlanta. 

Mr. Harold J. Martin '35. is now 

living at 1455 Terra Cia Avenue, Or- 
landa, Fla. 

Fmniett Atkins, Jr. '36 is president 
of the Southern Trade Publications 
Company which publishes four South- 
ern Regional Trade Magazines. His 
address is Box 3323, Greensboro, 
North Carolina. 

Margaret Louise Donaldson '36 is 

teaching the third grade at Fifth Ave. 
School in Decatur, Ga. During the 
summers she is doing work on her 
master's degree. 

Creighton L Perry '37 has been 
elected president and general manager 
of Perma-Ad-ldeas of Atlanta, a new- 
ly affiliated firm of Perma-Ad-Ideas 
of America, Incorporated. Perma- 
Ad-ldeas of Atlanta was created on 
January I to serve metropolitan At- 
lanta. Mr. Perry moves up from his 
vice presidency which he held since 
last April. 

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn C. (Margaret 
Bible) Owens '39/'37 are proprietors 
of the Owens Flower Shop and Green- 
house located at 1180 Atlanta Road, 
Marietta, Ga. They have three child- 
ren, Judy, 16, Glenn. Jr.. 15, and 
Joanna, 12. 

Mrs. Alan H. (Margaret H.) Cope- 
land '37 is teaching the third grade in 
Miami Springs Elementary School. 
She lives at 395 Park Street, Miami 
Springs, Fla. 

Frederick F. Chisholm '37 is a sales 
engineer with two children, Fred, Jr., 
17, and Margaret Carroll, 15. His 
address is 41 Douukiss Drive. Green- 
ville, S.C. 

Died; John L. Brickers '38 on Jan- 
uary 8. Mr. Bickers was principal 
of the Doraville Elementary School 
for 14 years. He received his B.A. 



Degree from Atlanta Chistian College 
and his M.A. Degree from Oglethorpe. 
Mr. Bickers was junior past president 
of the North Dekalb Civitan Club, a 
life member of PTA and member of 
the Peachtree Road Christian Church, 
Masonic Lodge in Auburn, Cia., NEA, 
Dekalb Education Assn, and Dekalb 
Elementary Assn. 

Mrs. Mack G. (Frances I'.) Bartlett 

'38 is a bacteriologist with the Georgia 
Department of Public Health. She 
is also treasurer of the Georgia Society 
of Medical Technologists and member- 
ship chairman of the Atlanta Society 
of Medical Technologists. 

Mrs. Frank A. (Blanche Fraser) 
Bennett '38 is teaching in Crisp 
County, Georgia. She is also super- 
intendent of the primary department 
of the Pinecrest Baptist Sunday School. 

Fred S. Daiger "38 is nianager of the 
Convention and Publicity Bureau for 
the Chamber of Commerce in Syra- 
cuse, New York. He formerly held 
a similar position in Albany, New 
York. 

James H. Cole '38. is Chief Internal 
Auditor of the U.S. Bureau of Census. 
He is living at 7406 Harwood Road. 
District Heitihts Mar\land, Washine- 
tcn 28, D.C. 

Miss Johnnie M. Cox '38 is director 
of the Terrell County Department of 
Public Welfare. She is a member of the 
Dawson Methodist Church, Weslyn 
Service Guild, and a past matron of 
the order of the Eastern Star in Daw- 
son. Her address is P.O. Box 214, 
Dawson, Ga. 

Herman L. Campbell '39 is assistant 
vice president at the C & S Dekalb 
Bank and second vice president of the 
North Decatur Loins Club. He has 
two daughters, Jane, 13, and Cindy, 4. 

Miss Fthel D. Brock '39 is teaching 
the 5th grade in the Dekalb County 
School System. She is also teaching 
in Sunday School. 

Dr. Joseph C. Bledsoe '39 was pro- 
moted to professor of education last 
tall at the University of Georgia 
School of Education. He is a Deacon 
in the Baptist Church in Athens. 

Lawrence "Hunk" Slay '39 is princi- 
pal of the Dan McCarty High School 
in Ft. Pierce. Fla. 

Wilson T. Franklin "39 is regional 



April, 1961 



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— THROUGH THE YEARS — 



sales manager for the Coca Cola Com- 
pany in Dallas, Texas. He has two 
children. Richard. II. and Wilson, 

81/2. 

Marvin B. Chesser '40 is owner of 
the Chesser Oil Company, distributor 
of Valvoline Oils and Greases in five 
counties surrounding West Palm 
Beach. Florida. He is past president 
of the Local Exchange Cluh and dis- 
trict governor of District 2 for National 
Exchange Clubs. He is currently 
v/orking with the Outboard Club of 
of the Palm Beaches and helping with 
the YWCA Swimming Assn. Mrs. 
Chesser (Dorothy Goodell) "42 is a 
housewife and mother or 4 children, 
Marvin 20, Richard. 14, Carol, 11, 
David. 4. 

W. Paul Carpenter. Jr. *40 is in 
formation officer (civilian) of the XII 
U.S. Army Corps N.C. Sector Com- 
mand in Raleigh. He is a member of 
the Raleigh Public Relations Society. 

Mrs. Alice Hornbuckle Gouge '40 
is an elementary school principal for 
the Glynn County Board of Education 
in Georgia. She is president of the 
Alpha Alpha Chapter of Delta Kappa 
Gamma and life member of the Eas- 
tern Star. 

Died: Mrs. Ivanora Wood Baker '40 
in Atlanta. Mrs. Baker was a former 
Atlanta teacher. 

Mrs. Kra Mae Furr '40 is a retired 
elementary school principal. She was 
awarded the second citizenship medal 
issued in the United States for out- 
standing work in promoting the Ameri- 
can Way of Life by the Freedom Foun- 
dation. She is president of the retired 
Teachers Assn. of Dade County, Fla. 
and a member of the Globe Trotter's 
Travel Club, Miami Woman's Club 
and Delta Kappa Gamma. 

Jouett Davenport, Jr. '40 vice pres- 
ident and director of Conway Publica- 
tions. Incorporated of Atlanta has 
lesigned to join Filler, Neal, Battle & 
Lindsey, Inc., as associate director of 
public relations. Mr. Davenport be- 
comes the third alumus to be as- 
sociated with the firm. The others 
being, Howard Axelberg '40 and John 
K. bttley, Jr. '25. Mr. Davenport 
was managing editor of Industrial De- 
velopment Magazine published by 
Conway and served in various news 
capacities with Atlanta Journal and 
the Augusta Herald. His biography 
was included in the 1 Ith international 
addition of Who's Wh(» in Commerce 
and Industry. 

Marshall A. Asher, Jr. '41 is as- 



sistant to the territorial comtroller at 
Sears Roebuck and Company. He is 
a member of the Institute of Internal 
Auditors and Delta Sigma Pi Profes- 
sional Fraternity. Mrs. Asher (Mary 
Bishop) '41 is teaching at Westminister 
School in Atlanta. They have one 
child, Diana Virginia, 19. 

Mrs. Wellington E. (Evelyn W.) 
Cassidy '41 is teaching first grade in 
Rutherford, New Jersey. She has 
three children, Louise, 17, Fredrick, 
14, and Donald, 12. 

Mrs. Lillian L. (Jimmy) Crowell '41 
is an Atlanta teacher. Her husband 
James is business manager of Nally 
Chevrolet Company in Atlanta. Her 
address is Box 132, Austell, Ga. 

James W. McGrory. Jr. '42 is pres- 
ident of the J. W. McGrory, Jr. Com- 
pany in Philadelphia, Pa. He is di- 
rector of the Philadelphia Housewares 
Club, member of the Electrical Assn. 
of Philadelphia and of the F Anm, and 
Merion Cricket Club. He has two 
daughters, Eleanor Anne, who is near- 
ly six and Susan who is two and a 
half. 

Mrs. Cecil (Grace) C. Boling '42 is 
teaching in Cherokee County, Georgia. 
She is active in the Red Cross, PTA. 
and First Baptist Church in Canton, 
Georgia, 

L. W. Burnett '43 is superintendent 
of schools in Douglass County, 
Georgia. He is a member of the 
Chamber of Commerce of that area. 

Billy C. Crowell '43 is director of 
athletics of Bibb Manufacturing Com- 
pany in Porterdale, Ga. He is active 
in his church. Elks, American Legion, 
and is president of the Little Leagues. 
He was awarded the Silver Beaver 
Award the highest honor given by the 
Boy Scouts of America. He has four 
children, Sherrill, 14, Matt, 11, Susan, 
6, Nancy, 5. 

Mrs. W. Fred (Mary Hobgood) 
Camp '44 is a teacher of special ed- 
ucation in the Fulton County School 
System. She is active in the Garden 
Club, and Farm Club in Fairburn. 

Mrs. R. N. (Frances Sheffield) Pos- 
(on, Jr. '45 moved to Oklahoma City 
last summer. Anyone knowing her 
exact address please notify the Alumni 
Office. 

Scott Morris, Jr. '47 is teaching for- 
eign languages in the Thomasville, 
Georgia High School. He also 
teaches piano in his own studio in 
Moultrie. He has one son, Scott. Ill, 
18 months old. His address is 122 
4th Street, S. W., Moultrie, Georgia. 



Mrs. William H. (June Rader) 
Childs '47 lives at 2567 Ridgemore 
Road, Atlanta. She has two children, 
William, 8, and James, 6. Her hus- 
band is a free lance industrial designer. 
She has served on the PTA Board and 
is past president of her garden club. 

Mrs. Marion Pierce Meador '48. is 
living at 2115 Mrytle Lane, Apt. 4, 
Decatur, Ga. 

William H. Faver '48 is principal of 
the Maple Street School in Clayton 
County, Ga. 

Mrs. C. Francis (Mildred Cragon) 
Daugherty '48 has three children all 
of whom were born in July. Patricia, 
is 11, Crag, 8, Melissa, 6. Mrs. 
Daugherty, a housewife, is active in 
the PTA and Hope, Inc. She lives at 
5285 Greenland Road, N. E., Atlanta 
5. 

Robert Findley '49 is a Lubri- 
cation Engineer with Gulf Oil Com- 
pany in Atlanta. He has been as- 
sociated with the firm for eleven years. 
He has two children, Ricky, 14, and 
Tina, 7. 

James Eddie Baker '50 is coach 
and teacher at Glenbrook High School 
in Deerfield, Illinois. He is president 
of the Community Improvement Assn. 
Mrs. Baker (Melanie Mickow) '52. is 
a housewife and mother of three child- 
ren, Tim, almost 10, Bobby, 8, and 
Teddy, 19 months. 

Rev. Albert B. Drake '50 is pastor 
of the Cramerton Presbyterian Church 
in Cramerton, N. C. He is president 
of the Cramerton Ministerial Assn and 
a member of the Cramerton Kiwanis 
Club. 

Born: to Mr. and Mrs. Samuel M. 
Hirsch, Jr. *50 a son Robert William 
on December 2 at the Georgia Baptist 
Hospital in Atlanta. The eight pound 
boy, the couples third child, preceded 
the families move into a new home on 
March 3 at 4820 Powers Ferry Road, 
N. W., Atlanta 5. 

Mrs. J, T. (Elizabeth B.) Collins 
'50 is teaching sixth and seventh 
grades in the Fulton County School 
system. Her address is 1820 Sand- 
town Road, S. W., Atlanta. 

Married: Alice G. Callaway '50 to 
Maurice Crenshaw on March 25 at the 
Druid Hills Baptist Church in Atlanta. 
Mrs. Crenshaw is teaching high school 
English in the Atlanta school system. 
Mr. Crenshaw received his B.S. degree 
in electrical engineering from Clemson 
College. He is employed by the 
Lockheed Air Craft Corporation. 



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Mis. Jackson L. (Sally Swank) 
Burke '51 is a housewife in Ciiarleston, 
Missouri. Slie has two children. 
Jackson L., Jr., 10 and Mary Lee, 8. 
She is active in church work, scouting 
and PTA. 

Mrs. Herbert L. (Lillian Johnson) 
Ellis is teaching the tiiird grade at 
Westminister School in Atlanta. She 
also teaches Woman's Bible Class in 
the Cevenent Presbyterian Church. 




O. K. Sheffield '53, president of the Alumni 
Association, was recently promoted to Assis- 
tant Cashier of the Fulton National Bank in 
Atlanta. He has been associated with the bank 
for five years. 

John R. Fisher '51 is office manager 
with Pierce Pickering Governor Com- 
pany, Inc. He has two children. 
Brian, 5, and Kim. 20 months. He 
lives at 54 Media Place. Midland Park. 
N. J. 

J. Benjamin Doar, 111 '51 teaches 
biology, chemistry and general science 
in high school in Horry County, S. C. 
He also teaches biology and chemistry 
at the college level for the USAF. 
He has been awarded two scholarships 
from the National Science Institute, 
one for the summer of 1958 and one 
the following summer. He has one 
child Darrell Thomas, who was two 
years old in December. His home is 
5620 Woodside Ave.. Mrytle Beach. 
S. C. 

Mrs. Lewis H. (Frances W.) Booker 
'52 is teaching in Hcgansville, Georgia. 
She is also teaching in the First Baptist 
Church Sunday School in Hogansville. 



Mrs. Russell O. (Elizabeth Alder) 
David.son '52 is chairman o{ the 
Science Department of Southwest High 
School in Atlanta. She is a member 
of the Lake Side Country Club and 
sings in the choir of the Rock Springs 
Presbyterian Church. She was former- 
ly State President of the Georgia 
Science Teachers Assn 1958-60 and 
is currently serving as State Director. 

Mrs. Ronald L. (Gladys Chapman) 
Cantrell '53 has entered her 27th year 
of teaching elementary classes. She is 
currently the 4th grade teacher at the 
Holly Springs School in Cherokee 
County. 

Mrs. Harry A. (Gladys .\.) Briscoe 
'53 is teaching the 6th grade in At- 
lanta. She is serving as organist at 
the Whiteoak Hills Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Joseph B. (Marianne Mc- 
Williams) Dillard '53 is a lunisewife. 
She has a daughter, Mary Beth, who 
will be 3 years old in August. Her 
husband is traffic manager with South- 
ern Bell Telephone & Telegraph Com- 
pany. Thev live at 3274 Seweil Road, 
S. W., Atlanta 11. 

Don Bloemer '53 was named ex- 
ecutive vice president of the Hubert 
State Bank in Athens, Ga,. effective 
January 1. 

Milton Bauman '54 is a scientific 
applications specialist in the electronic 
data processing division of RCA. 
Mrs. Bauman (Joan Hofstetter) '53 is 
a housewife and mother of two sons, 
Harold Charles, 4, and Daniel Milton, 
almost 2, 

Ralph L. Dolgoff '54 has moved to 
38 Mapes Avenue, Newark, New 
Jersey. 

Mrs. E. P. Clark '54 is teaching in 
the DeKalb County School System. 
She is a member of the Civic Club and 
M.E.C.S.S. Teacher. 

Mrs. Ralph C. (Barbara C.) Fagan 
'55 is teaching at the Dobson Drive 
School in Fulton County. She is 
active in the area's Little League Base- 
ball Assn. 

Mrs. Jose Luis (Liz Mathieu) Frias 

'55 is involved in an interesting hobby. 
She is looking into the DAR's in Mexi- 
co, Her first child, Marie Anne, was 
born on July 1, 1960. 

Mrs. G. N. (Beverly B.) Ennis '56 

is teaching in Atlanta. She is a 
member of the Junior Atlanta Wo- 
man's Club and Cereus Garden Club. 

Margaret "Peggy" Davis '56 is 

teaching at the William Cullen Brvant 



Intermediate School in Alexandria, 
Va. Her address is 42 I Jan Mar Dr.. 
Falls Church, Va. 

O. B. P'rancis. Jr. '56 is working at 
the Georgia Tech Hngineering Experi- 
ment Station. He received his M.S. 
Degree in applied math from Georgia 
Tech in 1960. 

Howell \. Breedlove. Jr. '57 is a 
cost accountant in I he Chemstrand 
Corp. Nylon Plant in Pensacola, Flor- 
ida. He is also treasurer of the West 
Florida Heart Assn. He has three sons, 
Mark. 4. Alan, 3. and William. 2. 

Mrs. (). V. (Mitrielta S.) Branson 
'57 is teaching school in Atlanta. She 
is active in school and churcii work. 
She has one son, John. 17. 

Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Ted Bay ley 
'58/'57 a daughter. Angela Lynn on 
November 26. She is the couple's first 
child. Mr. Bayley plans to enter scout- 
ing in July after completion of his tour 
of duty on July 1 . 

Dan Munn. Jr. '58 is studying for 
the priesthood at Nashotah House, an 
Episcopal Seminary in Wisconsin. He 
expects to complete his work in three 
years. 

Mrs. Hava BiiUenwieser-Bilan '58 is 
vice consul oi Israel in Nevs York City. 

Mrs. Minnie Louise Bradbury '58 
is teaching the second grade in the 
Olympia Heights Elementary School in 
Miami, Florida, 

Marvin Lawson '58 is now serving 
as a personnel management specialist 
with the 5th regional office of the 
Civil Service Commission. His position 
started on February 6 with his return 
to the Atlanta area, 4279 Emily- 
Tucker Road, Doraville, Ga. 

Mrs. Melvin E. (Patricia Henry) 
Cook '58 is teaching in the LaBelle 
Elementary School in Cobb County. 
Her oldest child, Jeffrey Ernest, was 
born the day after she received her 
degree in August. 1958. Her second 
child, also a boy, Mark Henry, was 
born in March of last year. She lives 
at 414 Parkview Drive, Marietta. 

Mrs. Richard C. Freeman '58 
teaches in an elementary school in 
Atlanta. She is a member of the Ra- 
bun-Gap Nacoochee Junior Guild and 
Alpha Phi Omega alumni chapter. 

William R. Foster '58 is an under- 
writer with W. Dixon Foster & Com- 
panv. 

Mrs. Thomas H. (Ruth S.) Bird '59 
is teaching in Atlanta. She took some 
graduate courses at Emory University 
last summer. 

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Norman '59 identical twin girls on 
September 5, I960. The couple also 
have two older daughters, Landra SVa, 
and Sonya 2. Clarence is a public wel- 
fare worker in Fulton County. 

Charles Jackson '59 is an instructor 
of Western Civilization at Reinhardt 
College in Waleska, Ga. This is his 
first year teaching after receiving his 
M.A. Degree at Emory on a Woodrow 
Wilson Fellowship. He can be reached 
at Box 103, Waleska. Ga. 

Mrs. Jesse J. (Mary Pool) DeFore 

'59 is active in the Southern Tech 
Woman's Club and a New York Stock 
Investment Club. Mr. DeFore is de- 
partment head of Physics and Chem- 
istry at Southern Technical Institute, a 
branch of Georgia Tech. 

Claire Anne Fields '59 is teaching 
in the John Carey School of Atlanta. 

Eugene Bales '59 a history and ge- 
ography teacher at Southwest High 
School in Atlanta took 30 students 
from his school to the Kennedy In- 
aguration in Washington. D. C. 

Patricia Daniel "59 is a medical 




F. Lane Hardy '55, instructor ol mathematics 
at Emory University, returned to Oglethorpe 
briefly as guest lecturer at one of the weekly 
science seminars. His subject, the Theory of 
Sets, was well received. 

technologist with Dr. R. L. Whippell, 
Jr. She is a member of the Atlanta and 
American Societies of Medical Tech- 
nologists and also a member of the 
American Society of Clinical Patholo- 
gists. She volunteers frequently to 
serve in several charity clinics in de- 
pressed areas. 

Mrs. Jesse Outlar "60 was selected 
5th district of Georgia Homemaker of 
the Year in September. Mrs. Outlar's 



husband is sports editor of the Atlanta 
Constitution. 

Married: Nancy Elizabeth Williams 
to James Donald Lentz '60/'60 at the 

West End Baptist Church on August 
28. "Frankie"" is teaching at the new 
Briarcliff High School near Oglethorpe 
on North Druid Hills Road. Nancy is 
teaching the 6th grade at Connally Ele- 
mentary School in the Fulton County 
System. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Loftin '60/'60 

are living at 217 West Second Avenue, 
Tallahassee, Fla. Bob is majoring in 
philosophy. 

Jan Mundorff '60 is majoring in 
psychology at F.S.U. His address is 
54IV2 Park Avenue, West, Tallahas- 
see, Fla. 

Robert Booker '60 is a district scout 
executive with the Occoneechee Coun- 
sel of the Boy Scouts of America. His 
address is 414 Linden Avenue, Ox- 
ford, N. C. 

Mrs. Edwin (Nancy Tarrant) Cal- 
houn '60 is teaching the fifth grade 
in the John B. Gordon Elementary 
School in Atlanta.