Published by National Oglethorpe Alumni Association, July, 1961
ALUMNI PICK AXELBERG
L. F. MONTGOMERY GIVES
O. U. MEMORIAL GIFT
L. F. Montgomery, chairman of tiie
Board of Directors of the Atlanta Coca
Cola Bottling Co., presented Ogle-
thorpe University with a memorial gift
of 515,000 in July. It is in memory of
his wife, Jeannette Lowndes. The gift
was designated for payment of the field
house bleachers which were installed
Steve Schmidt '40, who had discuss-
ed this project at length with Mr.
Montgomery, received the gift on be-
half of Oglethorpe.
Mr. Montgomery is a former mem-
ber of Oglethorpe's Board of Trus-
tees — a post he held for several years
during the late forties. He was a trustee
when several groups of distinguished
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DINNER DANCE AT CCCC
Glamorous Capital City Country
Club has been selected for the Fifth
Annual Alumni Dinner-Dance, an-
nounced Francis Key '38, Dinner-
Dance Committee chairman. The club
is located on Brookhaven Drive nera
Saturday, October 14 is tiie date, the
same da\ the Duke — Georgia Tech
football game will be played in Atlanta.
Doors will open at 7 p.m. for a
social hour, followed by dinner at 8
p.m. and dancing from 9 to 12. A five
or six piece orchestra will provide
music to dance or chat by.
Tickets are S6.00 per person which
include dinner, tax, tip and dancing.
In addition to Mr. Key, Mary Walk-
er '34, Wayne Traer '28 and Harry
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Anything for Alumni — The sun rose brightly on Alumni Day, but torrential rains during the
four previous days left the baseball diamond somewhat damp. Quick thinking Coach Pinholster
ordered the pictured helicopter. It hovered over the infield for forty-five minutes and dried it
out sufficiently so that the Petrels could play a double-header with the Citadel.
Howard G. Axelberg "40 was elect-
ed unanimously president of the Na-
tional Alumni Assn. Mr. Axelberg, vice
president of Atlanta based advertising
firm Filler, Neal, Battle & Lindsey,
provided strong leadership last year as
chairman of the Forward Oglethorpe
Mr. Axelberu is supported by Sam
Hirsch '50, Phil Hildreth '34 and
Elmer George '40 in their capacities
of first, second and third vice presi-
dents, respectively Betty Villepas '4Q
returned to the Board, "after a years
absence, as secretary. Martin Sterling
"36 succeeded himself as treasurer.
O. K. Sheffield, immediate past
president, assumed the chairmanship of
the Board. The expanded Board of
Directors include Joseph R. Murphy,
'20, Wayne S. Traer '28, Mrs. Mary
Walker "34, Harry P. Wren "34, Mrs.
Tommie Carper "37. Francis Key "38,
Mrs. Mary Asher "43, Louis Wuichet
"59, and 1961-62 president of the
Oglethorpe student body, Russell
Weather-wise, Alumni Day 1961
was ideal. The sun rose bright on a
nearly cloudless sky. A slight breeze
wafted over the campus throughout the
day, and before dusk, a delicious cool-
ness settled on the smorgasbord area.
People-wise it was better. Hundreds
of alumni visited the campus, and class
representation was better balanced than
on any Alumni Day in recent years.
For example, five members of the
class of "20 were present.
Since, Alumni Day, your officers
and directors have met twice in month-
ly meetings. The organization of the
years activities have been completed
and many arrangements are underway.
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^Iic ^luina J etrel
Published seven times a year in July, September, Oc-
tober, January, March, April and May by Oglethorpe
University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Russell & VVardlaw
Howard Axelberg "40 President
Samuel M. Hirsch '50 _ 1st V. President
Philip Hildreth '34 _ 2nd V. President
W. Elmer George '40 . __ 3rd V. President
Mrs. Betty Villegas '49 „_ Secretary
Martin Sterling '36 . .. Treasurer
O. K. Sheffield '53 Chairman
Joseph R. Murphy '20
Wayne S. Traer '28
Mrs. Mary Walker '34
Harry P. Wren '34
Mrs. Tommie Carper '37
Francis S. Key '38
Mrs. Mary Asher '43
Louis Wuichet '59
A THING CALLED PRIDE
There's a thing called pride. Witii-
out it a person doesn't amount to much.
Pride in family, pride in job, pride in
possession, pride in accomplishment is
the thing that makes life worth living.
Pride is what makes us all a little better
than we think we can be. And pride is
what makes a school great.
1 wish you could see the pride the
students have for Oglethorpe Uni-
versity. They are proud of their athletic
teams, and that pride has made the
teams better than they are, because the
players feel it, too. They are proud of
their campus and the campus
warrants pride. They keep it
far prettier than when you and I were
in school. They are proud of the
faculty, and that's understandable be-
cause Oglethorpe has one of the finest
faculties of any school in the country.
And the students are proud of their
school because Oglethorpe University
of today is a bustling, growing, proud
I wonder if you realize just how big
a part the alumni — you — have played
in helping to establish this pride that
is so evident at Oglethorpe. You have
a far greater part than you think. Your
contributions — monetary and other-
wise — have been wonderful.
And, speaking of pride, when the
Forward Oglethorpe Fund goal was set
for last year (which, incidentally, was
three and a half times more than the
preceding year) the trustees said the
alumni wouldn't do it. We said you
would, and you sure made those of us
who work actively with the Alumni
Association proud. And like I said, a
job isn't worth doing unless you have
Howard G. Axelberg, President
National Alumni Association
Alumni Assn otficers and directors for 1961-62. From left, Lou Wuichet '59, director; Mary
Asher '43, director; Mary Walker '34, director; Harry Wren '34. director; Betty Villegas '49,
secretary; Sam Hirsch '50. first vice president; Howard Axelberg '40, president; Francis Key '38,
director; Phil Hildreth '34, second vice president; Joseph Murphy '20, director; and Martin
Sterling '36, treasurer.
L. F. MONTGOMERY
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educators studied Oglethorpe's cur-
riculum. At the time, it was unique.
According to Mr. Montgomery, it
evoked the consensus comment, "There
is no finer college anywhere in the
United States than Oglethorpe".
Active in many major Atlanta civic
projects, Mr. Montgomery is perhaps
most proud of his part in setting up
the first pathological laboratory at
Henry Grady Hospital.
When visiting the field house,
alumni will see the bronze plaque,
mounted on the front, which acknow-
ledges his generous and thoughtful
ALUMNI PICK AXELBERG
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Annual Alumni Association events
will continue, but new twists are being
planned. The first of these will be the
fifth Alumni Dinner-Dance in October.
See details in another article in this
Your officers and directors are serv-
ing you in their positions. If you have
ideas which will improve alumni ac-
tivities or which would benefit Ogle-
thorpe, if you feel that the Associa-
tion or Oglethorpe could provide
alumni with services not now offered,
please contact the Alumni Office or
one of your representatives.
"Muggsy" Smith '28 Seeks
M. M. "Muggsy" Smith '28, now
serving his eighth two-year term as a
member of the House of Representa-
tives from Fulton County, has an-
nounced his candidacy for Mayor of
Atlanta, His first test, and the impor-
tant one, will take place in the Sep-
tember 13 primary. Winner of the
primary is virtually assured of the
Representative Smith's platform in-
cludes a new Atlanta auditorium, stad-
ium, rapid transit, urban renewal,
slum clearance, completion of the Ex-
pressway, a larger voice for Atlanta in
State government, reapportionment of
the State Legislature to give urban
counties more strength, tax relief, and
direct grants from the State to cities
from taxes on gasoline, cigarets and
the sales tax.
Mr. Smith lettered in football, bas-
ketball, baseball and tennis at Ogle-
thorpe, After leaving Oglethorpe, he
spent nine years with General Motors,
He then founded the highly successful
Muggsy Smith Agency of the Travelers
Insurance Co., which he has owned
and operated for 23 years,
DINNER-DANCE AT CCC
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Wren '34 are planing a delightful even-
ing for you. Circle Saturday, October
14 for a night you will long remember.
The Flying Petrel
The Development Corner
By Norman B. 1 homson
Director of Development
The pressing need for operating casli
in most universities and colleges has
influenced them to adopt crash pro-
grams for immediate dollars. In doing
so, they have lost sight of long-range
needs and objectives.
Oglethorpe, through the years, has
constantly felt the press of immediate
dollars and overlooked the significance
of stimulating the very area which,
historically, has made institutions
Studies in money sources for col-
leges show that 80'; of the assets of
such institutions have come from de-
ferred gifts such as bequests under wills
and living trusts. If, during the past
twenty years, Oglethorpe had been ac-
tively seeking wills and trusts, the as-
sets of our Alma Mater today would
have been multiplied many times.
At the first meeting of the Develop-
ment Committee held this Spring. Mr.
Richard Loughborough. Trust Officer
of the Fulton National Bank in At-
lanta, stated that he was aware of
S3,(KK),0()0 ear-marked for Oglethorpe
in the Trust Department of his bank.
Last week a trust officer of the Na-
tional Bank of Atlanta reported that
one of the wills recently filed with his
bank included a gift to Oglethorpe of
several hundred thousand dollars.
Several of our alumni in responsible
positions as attorneys, certified public
accountants and bankers mention the
privilege of tax-saving gifts to Ogle-
thorpe when discussing carefully inte-
grated, modern estate plans with their
The income from endowment in-
vestments makes possible a top-flight
faculty. It provides fully-equipped
facilities for study and research for
carefully selected students. Alumni and
friends of Oglethorpe, who are active
in stimulating such gifts, are rendering
a service of manificent proportion to
The Development Office will be glad
to work with prospective donors whose
estates are in excess of S5U.()()0. We
will indicate definite areas in Ogle-
thorpe's future where gifts will serve a
three-fold purpose; I ) present the do-
nor with an estate plan in which he
can have more spendable income dur-
ing his life, 2 1 enable him to provide
for greater financial protection for his
family, and 3) provide for an eventual
memorial gift to Oglethorpe.
STUDENT DEMAND PUSHES
"It's the biggest summer school en-
rollment that I can remember," said
Mrs. Marjorie MacConnell. Ogle-
Mrs. MacConnell. ten scars in her
present position, was referriiig to the
552 warm-weather students wlio flock-
ed to Oglethorpe this summer. They
included regular Oglethorpe students,
transient students, in-service teachers
and high school students taking re-
fresher courses in English and math.
The preference for an Oglethorpe
education is increasing. This fall, en-
rollment is expected to top 400, up
from 361 last year. Classroom and
library space is at a premium, and
apartments adjacent to the campus
have been rented to add room for
women who wish to live at college.
A women's residence hall is urgently
needed. It is hoped that a new one will
be available for use in the fall of 1462.
Harrison Jonss, lor-
mer chairman of the
board of the Coca Cola
Company and host of
first devalopment com-
mittee dinner meeting,
chats with Dr. Agnew
and James Sibley, Ogle-
thorpe trustee. Mr.
Jones has been a prime
mover of many out-
standing civic improve-
ments in Atlanta during
this century. At the
meeting he indicated a
renewed interest in
Oglethorpe's move to-
A growing Oglethorpe requires an
increase in faculty and staff. As Fhe
Flying Petrel goes to press, five faculty
members and one staff officer have
been added for the l'-)61-62 year.
Of the five teachers, three are full
lime including Dr. Robert J. Boxer.
Assistant Professor of Chemistry.
Thomas W. Chandler, Jr., Librarian
and Assistant Professor, and Mrs.
Elaine G. Dancey. Instructor of
Ralph L. Carnes, philosophy, and
Grady L. Randolph. histor\. will serve
as visiting teachers.
Stanley F. Pitcher, retired vice presi-
dent of the Railway Express Agency,
assumed the office of Business Man-
ager in July.
Still sought are faculty members in
the areas of economics and education.
roles in Oglethorpe's
program are E. "Red"
Dorough, Mark B.
"Banty" Eubanks '30,
and trustee Arthur
REMINISCING WITH THE
THE POPULATION EXPLOSION
At the present writing, the Admis-
sions Office is working overtime to
handle applications, place worthy pros-
pects, say "no' in a gentle voice, and —
Oglethorpe has been hit, along
with'other colleges, by the Baby Boom.
Rumor has it that the starting number
will be better than four hundred. If this
is so, the finishing number will be con-
siderably less taking into account
those who will be trampled to death
in the halls. The dormitories are full;
girls who had to have space have been
turned down for some months.
Time was when no such problems
beset us. At our arrival in 1944, of the
seven buildings now on the campus,
three did not exist, and, during that
year, we occupied only two of the
others, the present Hearst and Lupton
Halls. Lupton then, as now housed the
administration offices and the library.
The second floor had classrooms; the
third was empty, Hearst, then called
the Administration Building, had its
name changed to Arts, because we set
up a gallery on the first floor. Actually
there were more chemistry labs there,
unused, than anything else. The second
and third floors were our dormitories
— four boys and a house mother on
the second and four girls with some
bats and a stray owl on the third.
Lowry was unoccupied, and Faith was
a shambles from a recent fire.
School started with thirty-five stu-
dents, at least they said they were stu-
dents, but ten changed their minds by
Christmas, leaving perhaps (and we
hope) the all-time low of twenty five
to sit under eight faculty members.
The next year there were fifty, most
of whom stayed on. And the third year,
when enrollment approached a hun-
dred, we remember a complaint from
Joe Brown '49, "The place is just get-
ting too large. It's lost that cozy family
quality it used to have."
And it continued to. Back came the
G.I.'s. A temporary barracks was
moved from old Fort Lawson to make
boys' dormitory space along with the
third floor of Lupton and the second
and third floors of Lowry. The girls
occupied all of Arts above the first
floor. A temporary chemistry building
was donated by the government. The
enrollment climbed above two hundred
and approached the peak we desired,
285, all we could reasonably handle.
Reprssentatives ol lop classes receive placques from Howard Axelberg, chairman Forward
Oglelhrope Fund, 1960-61. From left. Class of '20 Robert Nicholes, "largest percentage oi con-
tributing members"; Class of '40 Stephen Schmidt, "largest number of contiibjting members";
and Class of '37 Mrs. A. Martin Sterling, "leadership in support."
ALUMNI MEET IN ALBANY iiftarri^^ .
On April 11, Hoyt D. Edge '27.
president of the C & S National Bank
of Albany, introduced President Agnew
at the first Albany area alumni meet-
ing in several years.
Hugh Mitchell '52 served as ar-
rangements chairman for the dinner
meeting. Eighteen persons attended the
event which was held at the James
Dr. Agnew gave an informal "State
of the College" report including ac-
complishments of Oglethorpe in re-
cent years and plans for the future.
More meetings of this kind are being
planned for the coming year.
In attendance were Mr. & Mrs.
Edge, Coach Frank Anderson, Frank
Anderson, Jr. '32, Wm. J. Boswell '20,
Garnett E. Butt '34, John W. Crouch
'29, Miss Bertha Faircloth '40, Dr. &
Mrs. F. Dempsey (Peggy CuUars '57)
Guillebeau, Mrs. T. C. Lackland, Jr.
'60, Mr. & Mrs. Mitchell, Ben I. Simp-
son, Jr. "31, Dan Uffner "51, and Holt
E. Walton '27.
But things slackened off; we were back
under two hundred during much of the
Then slowly, three years ago, the
war babies started. They are still com-
ing. And there are even more post-
war babies than there are war babies.
Yes, Joe, if these are its children, Ogle-
thorpe is getting to be a sizable family.
Marianne Dooner '52 to Wm. Slo-
cum Howland in Coconut Grove, Fla.
on Dec. 29. Mr. Howland is Director
of Public Information and Asst. to
President at the University of Miami.
He is former Atlanta Bureau Chief of
Time and Life magazines.
Katherine Reid '61 to Ernest Stone
'58 on June 10. Ernie, currently doing
graduate work at the University of
Georgia, hopes to earn his M.A. degree
in Physics next year and a Ph.D de-
gree the following year. Mrs. Stone
plans to take graduate work in English
at Georgia in the fall. The couple is
living at Oak Grove Trailer Park, 157
Grove Street, Athens, Georgia.
Sara Sylvia Cape to Harold T.
"Scooter" Buck '59 in Norcoss, Ga. on
Barbara Ann Ramsden '60 to James
Tilden Sheppard at Holy Trinity
Episcopal Church in Decatur in June.
Barbara Marsh '60 kept the bride's
Jeanette "Jeannie" Seward '63 to
Thomas E. Deacon '60 on August 6,
1960 at the Peachtree Road Methodist
Church in Atlanta. The couple is living
at 306 Virginia Rd., Oakridge, Tenn.
Tom is a Biologist at Oakridge Na-
tional Laboratories and Mrs. Deacon
is a housewife.
Margaret Ellen Mullendore '63 to
Ronald Stevenson Cantrell at the Au-
dubon Forest Methodist Church in
Atlanta in June.
The Flying Petrel
The 1461 edition of the Storms Pe-
trel baseball team posted one of the
best won-lost records in Oglethorpe's
history with a 14-3 chart. The effort
was good enough to give the Petrels
the NAIA 25th district championsiiip.
a duplication of the basketball team's
While a solid team performance was
evident throughout most of the year,
Tom Norwood was the stickout per-
former. Norwood played in every game
as pitcher or short stop or both. He led
the hurlers with six wins and one loss,
and socked a fabulous .491 with the
stick. Fast, and somewhat erratic, Nor-
wood struck out 56 batters while walk-
ing 50. He set the team pace in runs
(26) and hits (32) and came in second
in doubles (5), home runs (6| and
stolen bases (9).
He has had many offers to play
professional ball since his high school
days, but Tom has wisely decided to
complete his college education first.
He will be a senior next year. After
graduation, he may decide to give pro
ball a flang.
Bobby Dalgleish. southpaw pitcher
and center fielder, won 5 games and
lost two. He followed Norwood in bat-
ting with .394. including 24 runs. 26
hits, seven doubles, one triple and one
homer. He also led in stolen bases with
10. The Petrel pitcher-batter combina-
tion seems to be contagious and pro-
Morris Mitchell was the clean-up
batter. "Motor", a 6'6" left-handed
first baseman, slammed nine home runs
and three doubles to push in 29 runs.
He collected 24 hits in 61 at bats for
a .393 average. Other .300 or better
batsmen were Wayne Dobbs (.333),
Ken Borden (.333) and Buddy Good-
While no one expects a team to win
them all ,the boys were understandably
disappointed in losing the games they
did, when they did. After taking twelve
straight, they suffered a double loss
before the old grads on Alumni Day.
The Citadel took the double-header
14-2 and 7-0. And on May 26. as host
team of the 7th Area NAIA playoffs,
Oglethorpe fell 5-0 to a stout Carson-
Coach Garland Pinholster has man-
aged to take an inept intercollegiate
program and turn it into one of nation-
al reputation in five short years. While
he is the man at the trigger, he would
be the first to admit that alumni sup-
port, through the Booster Club, provid-
OABC NAMES SCHMIDT
An unprecedented vote of confidence uas given Steve Schmidt "40 when
he was elected on Alumni Day to a fomlh term as president of the Oglethorpe
Athletic Booster Club.
Under Mr. Schmidt's leadership, the OABC has achieved dramatic grtnvth.
During his presidency there has been a significant increase m the number of
supporters for Ot:lethorpe's athletic program, and gifts have grown from S3. 100
to S9.()0() in 1960-61.
Mr. Schmidt is president and owner of Dixie Seal and Stamp Co. in Allanla.
the South's largest maker of marking devices.
Election of t)fficers and the business
meeting took place in the field house
folhnving a barbeque luncheon. I he
luncheon, compliments of the OABC,
was enjoyed by over a hundred alumni.
Mr. Schmidt will be assisted by An-
sel Paulk '39, executive \icc president,
and vice presidents O. K. Sheilield '53,
Dr. Bill Woodford, and Pal Stephens,
,lr. '59. Mike Murphey '54 is treasurer.
Bob Boggus '49 secretary, and Wayne
Dobbs '61 and Roger Couch '61 are
Vhc Board of Directors include 1 om
Bartenleld '24, Wendell Crowe '25,
Cicorue Kolowich '43, Dr. Gordon
Brackett '42. Mack Rikard '37. Harl
Mann "28. Dr. Harry L_ast '31. Howard
Thranhardt '35. and Georuc Luther
A special committee called "Boos-
ters Unlimited" was created to form
local Oglethorpe Booster Clubs
throughout Georgia. Bob Oliver '57 is
chairman. Also on tins promotion com-
mittee are Jim Hinson "49, Cecil Moon
'36, Bob Owen '51 and "Mac" Hen-
derson '52. Target areas for this year
include Covington, Rome, Cartersville.
Savannah. Augusta and Columbus.
If you want a Booster Club unit in
your area, contact Bob Oliver, c o
Coach Garland Pinholster at Ogle-
thorpe. He will be glad to help you
with its organization.
Coach Frank Anderson gives one of his
stirring "light" talks, splashed Ireely with
humorous anecdotes, during the Booster Club
ed the gun. Keep the Petrels well-arm-
ed by responding with a check the next
time you are asked to "give" by the
N2wly elected Booster Club ofiicers and directoi-s available for picture taking are Wendell
Crowe '25. director; Dr. Bill Woodiord, vice president: Steve Schmidt '40, president; Luther
George '32, director: Bob Boggus '49, secretary; Ansel Paulk '39, executive vice president; and
O, K. Sheffield '53, vice president.
Oglethorpe Universit\ is the iinl\
college in the southeast that has a
to prepare men
and women for
sitions with youth
It is important
that this fact be
ation endowed a Chair of Humanics at
Oglethorpe in 1955. [Mr. Crow has
tilled the Chair since its inception. —
Ed.] •"Humanics" is a coined word
meaning human relations with an ac-
cent on youth.
Oglethorpe is one of three colleges
in the nation with this program. The
other two are located at Salem Col-
lege, Salem. W. Virginia and Missouri
Valley College. Marshall. Mo. Gradu-
ates are already working in half of the
states in this country and in several
Organizations which utilize profes-
sionaF vouth leaders include the
YMCA," YWCA. Boy Scouts. Girl
Scouts. Campfire Girls'. YMHA, YW-
HA. 4-H Clubs, church youth pro-
grams. Junior Achievement. Red
Cross. Red Shield, juvenile courts and
many other similar groups.
There is a great need for properly
trained professionals in group work. In
order to attract qualified applicants,
salaries have been improved to a re-
At Oglethorpe, the suggested courses
for students concentrating in Humanics
follow a general liberal arts program
plus specialized subjects. In addition
to the famous Oglethorpe Common
Core and nearly two >ears of psy-
chology and one year of sociology,
students study business and home math-
ematics, public relations, financing,
public speaking, theory and practice of
group work, institutional relations,
group dynamics, field of social work,
case work methods and counseling,
community organization, intergroup
and race relations, field surveys and
statistics, administration and super-
vision of social agencies, and a semi-
nar-practicum in the chosen agency.
To alumni and friends of Ogle-
thorpe, this program means that your
Universitv is the training center for
O. U, GIVES HARTSFIELD LL, D.
ed mayor, William B.
Hartsfieid, stands pa-
iently while his hood is
adjusted by Wendell
H. Brown, faculty mem-
ber. Mayor Hartsfieid
Twas awarded an Ogle-
thorpe University hon-
orary doctor of laws de-
gree during the June
es. Dr. Agnew stands
ready to make the pre-
youth-serving professionals for a large
area of the nation. Also, when agencies
have need for trained people, they have
a ready source of supply.
Alumni can assist this worthy pro-
gram in two ways. First, to superior
students showing an interest in social
service, suggestions can be made to
investigate Ogelthorpe's Human-
ics program. Second. indi\'iduals or
groups of alumni may wish to sponsor
a qualified student, interested in this
program, who would not otherwise be
able to finance college. The Founda-
tion can provide limited assistance in
the form of loans and part-time jobs.
The Humanics program provides
additional features to enrich its special
t>pe of training. Students attend three-
day retreats in the spring and fall, and
they meet outstanding youth leaders of
many areas during the semi-monthly
As Oglethorpe enters this era of
growth and development, the Human-
ics program should prove to be one of
its strongest features.
C/«jj Of 82
To Mr. & Mrs. Frank Dempsey
(Peggy Cullars '57) Guillebeau a son,
David Cullars, in Albany, Georgia on
January 26. He weighed six pounds.
To Mr. & Mrs. Ed (Margaret Black-
man "58) Walker a daughter, Margaret
Anne on June 1 6th in Baltimore.
Maryland. She ^Aeighed 6 pounds, 14
ounces and had "an abundance of
black hair.'" This is the couple's second
child. Their address is: 1236 Winston
Ave., Baltimore 22, Maryland.
To Mr. & Mrs. Charles O. Jackson
*60 a daughter, Tracy Beanna, on July
30 at Georgia Baptist Hospital in At-
lanta. She weighed seven pounds, seven
To Mr. & Mrs. Glenn A. Gibson '62
a son, Glenn Alan on August 13.
Glenn is office manager at Charles L.
Burks & Company, a firm which deals
in industrial raw materials. The family
moved into a new home recently at
2213 Hollywood Drive, Forest Park,
Old Friends pause
for pose after annual
Alumni Assn meeting.
From left Sidney Hold-
erness '20, Joseph
Murphy '20. Miss Nellie
fane Gaertner '34,
Coach Frank Anderson.
George Bellinger '22
and Robert Nicholas
The Flying Petrel
THROUGH THE YEARS
Marion A. Gacrtncr '20 on May 12.
Mr. Gaertner is reported to have been
the first graduate of Oglethorpe wlm
took all of his undergraduate work at
the college after its refounding. He was
the son of Dr. Herman J. Gacrtncr.
co-founder and former professor and
official of Oglethorpe, who died March
1, 1958. Mr. Gaertner retired from
the Atlanta School System in 1949.
Since then, he had taught chemistry
at Ga. State College for Business Ad-
ministration and at Emory -at-Oxford.
He is survived by his wife, the former
Irene Bloodworth, and his daughter.
Mrs. B. E. Stimpson.
Henry M. Garner '23 on December
19, 1960. Mr. Garner, a life long resi-
dent of Atlanta, was an attorney for
35 years. He was a graduate of Ga.
Tech and Atlanta Law School. He was
a member of the American. Georgia
and Atlanta Bar Assns., Lawyer's Club
of Atlanta, and Druid Hills Golf Club
He was also a member of the Grace
Mrs. Elise C. Wrijiht "58 in January.
She lived at 3N45 Union A\'eniie,
Dr. Agnew presents W. A. L. Coulborn, pro-
fessor oi economics, with a placque which
reads, "Oglethorpe Uriversity award (or dis-
tinguished service to W. A. L. Coulborn in
recognition ol filteen years outstanding per-
sonal and scholarly achievment at Oglethorpe
University — presented by the Administration
and Board of Trustees — June 4, 1961."
Mr, Coulborn, on a one year leave of
absence, has taken his family to their native
Dr. Murr;t> Copeland '23 visited
Oglethorpe recently while he was at-
tending The Southern Surgeons Club
in Atlanta. His transporlaliim to the
campus was provided by Mrs. I). H.
Pour '35. Dr. Copcland is Assistant
Director of Education at the University
of Texas, M, D. Anderson Hospital
and Tumor Institute of the Texas Med-
F.arl Mann '28 was appointed ytnilh
committee chairman of the Salvation
Army and helped direct the organiza-
tion's summer, 1961 camping program.
Miss Katie Samuel '31 will have her
poem ""Voice of the Flag" published
in the National .Vnth<>!o);\ of I'oeJry.
Her poem was one of four hundred
chosen from iS,50() manuscripts. She
won initial recognition for her poem
in the annual Freedoms Foundation
Dan Duke '3i is teaching "Law for
the Lasman", one of the non-credit,
short courses for adults offered by
Blackman H. Dunn '34 is owner of
the Armor Insulating Company in
Atlanta. He has three children, Susan.
19. Allen. 4. Barbara, 2 I 2.
Phil Hildreth '34 became a grand-
father for the third time when ""a
granddaughter to the second power"
was born. She is named Melissa Hil-
James B. Anderson "35 has been
sports editor of the Greenville News
since 1953. He is immediate past presi-
dent of the Atlantic Coast Sports Wri-
ters Assn. His address is 1 103 Augusta
St., Greenville, S, C,
Cecil Moon '36 became chairman
of the Official Board of St, James
Methodist Church in Atlanta in July.
Creighton Perry '37 is also a member
of the Board.
M. .\. Rikurd '37. president of
Southern Cement Company, announc-
ed that his company will erect a large
cement plant near Atlanta which will
manufacture, initially, 1.5 million bar-
rels annually of all regular types Port-
land cement. The S15-to-S22.5 mil-
lion dollar plant will be the largest
built in Georgia in two years.
Otis J. White '42 has been elected to
the vice presidency of Hall & Co.
advertising agency of Richmond, Va.
Prior to joining that firm, Mr, White
was Territorial Sales Manager for Gen-
eral Foods, where he trained salesmen
in retail marketing and merchandising,
planned promotions and merchandis-
ing aids and served as liaist)n man with
retail food chains and co-operatives in
The LInivcrsity of California press
has just published a new paperback
"original" \olume translated by John
I', (^oldthwait "43. former professor at
Ogletlmrpe. '! he book, which has not
appeared in English since 1799, is
Kant's Ohservations of (he Feelinj; of
the Beautiful and Sublime, a jihil-
osophical study written when the great
thinker was still a yotmg man. It is
being distributed to book stores
throughout the country. Mr. Gold-
thwait is now Assistant Professor of
Speech at the U. of Calif, in Davis.
John Meacham, Jr. "43, cashier ot
the Balesville Security Bank in Bates-
ville. Miss, was named a director of
the Mississippi State Chamber of Com-
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ARE WE READY FOR
Woon Churl Paik, called "Pack" by
his classmates, graduated from Ogle-
thorpe in June,
He attended for
two years, follow-
ing studies at
the University of
if ^ f/v* r^, Korea. His prof-
Ik. ,AP cssors were im-
^k ..^l^gflHH pressed with his
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w. c. p.MK He will begin
graduate work in bankinu at N.Y.U.
In spite of his sucesses. Pack has a
problem. He receives no funds from
his family in Korea; therefore, he must
provide for his total support through
school. This can be a heady problem
for a foreign student in a strange city.
It is hoped that an Oglethorpe
alumnus will offer to help him get
located vocationally in New York City,
He is the sort of fellow who would ac-
cept nearly any kind of job. but quite
naturally, he would prefer work in an
area related to his chosen field of bank-
ing. He will remain at his present ad-
dress, 892 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta 9,
Ga,, until September.
Here is an opprlunity to work for
better international relations. What are
we szoinii to do about it?
— THROUGH THE YEARS —
after the Booster Ctub
barbeque are Robert
Nicholes '20, Ansel
Paulk '39, Coach Frank
Anderson, Holt Walton
27, Ed Copeland '36
and O. C. Walton '22.
mcrce on May 1. Mr. Meacham was
formerly business manager of East
Mississippi Junior College until he
joined the bank three years ago. He is
active in the Methodist Church. He is
a director of his Rotary Club, a mem-
ber of the state society of C.P.A.'s, he
is secretary of the Panola Country
Club, and a director of the bank.
Hiram J. Grogan '46 is an at-
torney at law in Marietta, Georgia.
He has written a book Modern Bow
Hunting which was published in 1958.
He is active in the Marietta Fine Arts
Club and also a member of the Cobb
County Bar Association. His address
is 606 Lee Street, Smyrna.
Richard H. S(oller '49 is now livine
at 4128 Althea Dr., Columbus, Ga. He
is a Registered Representative of the
New York Stock Exchange, associated
with the firm of Johnson, Lane. Space
and Co., Inc. He extends an invitation
to all "Stormy Petrels" to look him up
next time they are in Columbus. His
business number is FA 2-6561. His
home number is FA 4-2133.
A, Z. Johnson '50 has been pro-
moted by the DeKalb County Board of
Education to a supervisory position in
the attendance and transportation de-
partment. A. Z., long time teacher and
athletic director, coached many champ-
ionship track teams while he was as-
sociated with Chamblee High School.
Jean Carr '53 has recently received
a commission as lieutenant jg. in the
United States Navy after serving eight
years as enlisted personnel. Her pre-
sent assignment is Assistant Com-
munications Officer at NAS Lakehurst,
N. J. Her address is Lt. jg. H. Jean
Carr, 124 Barnegat Boulevard, Beach-
wood, N. J.
Ronald W. Gann '54 is assistant
trust officer in charge of real estate
division in the C & S Bank in Atlanta.
He is director of the Atlanta Junior
Chamber of Commerce, a member of
the Chi Phi Alumni Assn, and
Cherokee Town & Country Club. He
has two children. Ward, 9 and Mary, 6.
Mrs. Elizabeth B, Snead '54 is re-
turning to missionary work under the
Methodist Church in Singapore, Ma-
laya. Her address after August 24 will
be 42 Barker Road, Singapore, Ma-
Samuel W. Edieman, Jr., "57 a dea-
con in the Episcopal Church, was or-
dained on April 25 to The Sacred
Order of Priests at The Trinity Church
in Cochran, Georgia. He is now serv-
ing as Vicar of the Episcopal Church in
Jack C. Lane '58 will work toward
his Ph. D. in History at the University
of Georgia beginning in the fall. This
move is a result of his receiving a
teaching assistantship at the University.
Gail Garwes '59 will complete her
work towards a masters degree in en-
tomology at L. S. U. in August. Her
address is Box 7102, L. S. U. Baton
Rouge 3, La,
Jay Dye '60 is teaching and coaching
in Oxford, Alabama. His address is
Route 7, Box 385, Oxford, Ala.
Martha Laird '61 has accepted a
teaching assistantship in Psychology
from Louisiana State Univ. She will be
working toward her M.A. degree in
Psychology in a two year program.
Miss Laird was Duchess Club vice-
president, senior class secretary, and
cheer-leader while at Oglethorpe. She
graduated magna cum laude, and re-
ceived the Sally Hull Weltner Award
for Scholarship and a James Edward
Oglethorpe Award for merit on Com-
mencement Day. She won the Duchess
Club Award as a freshman.
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