Published b\' National Oglethorpe Alumni Assoeiation, ()etoI)er, 1960
AXELBERG LEADS COMBINED DRIVE
Oglethorpe University alumni kicked-off the first united Forward Ogle-
thorpe Fund on October 12.
Howard G. Axelberg '40, chairman, was pleased to announce that more
than a third of the S27,000 goal had already been received.
He added that the emphasis this
alumni support. If every alumnus gave
tial sums would be greatly encouraged
The combined goal is the largest
undertaken by Oglethorpe alumni ex-
clusive of a building fund campaign.
The Alumni Assn. has pledged to
raise SI 5,000 as its share of the Fund
for the Future. This fund was created
by Dr Agnew to get Oglethorpe in
position for a major expansion effort.
Gifts earmarked for the Alumni
Assn., go directly into this working
fund, not into the Alumni Assn's.
Alumni will receive^ some direct
benefits, however, since some of these
funds will be used to set up a De-
velopment Office. This would include
an enlarged and better equipped
Alumni Office for improved service.
The Booster Club goal is 512,000.
These funds will be used mainly as
athletic scholarships to qualified stu-
Before his account may be credited
with these funds, a boy must meet
admission and academic standards set
for all students.
The success Petrel basketball and
baseball teams have had in recent
years are partly a reflection of in-
creased alumni support.
A new library building, the center
of campus life, and a new women's
residence hall are urgently needed.
While Oglethorpe has a good, small
college library, it is felt that new, high-
er standards should be set. A facility
which will house a minimum of 100,-
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year should be to broaden the base of
something, potential donors of substan-
DINNER - DANCE SET
The attractive Hellenic Center on
Cheshire Bridge Ru. wili again be ihe
site of the alumni dinner-dance.
This annual affair, after three suc-
cessful seasons, has become the fall
highlight for many alumni. This year
it will be held on Saturday, October
Elmer George '40, chairman of the
dinner-dance, anticipates the largest
turn-out yet. He asks that everyone
who is planning to attend notify the
Alumni Office so that proper arrange-
ments can be made for food and re-
Speaking of food, the menu will
include' Fresh Pineapple Supreme
stuffed fvith fresh fruit. Sunburst relish
dish, green tossed salad with choice
of dressings, prime ribs of beef, au
jus, baked stuffed potato with cheese
and chives, green beans Amandine,
rolls and butter, beverage and a multi-
Sound good? It will taste better.
The program will begin at 7 p.m.,
with a social hour. To avoid a one
dollar per person corkage charge, all
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Howard G. Axelberg, Chairman
Forward Oglethorpe Fund, 1960-61.
FIRST AREA CHAIRMEN
Rev, W. P. "Bill" Allison '33 and
William G. Hasty '48 are serving as
the first area chairmen of the Forward
Rev. Allison is chairman of East
Point, Ga., with 41 alumni, and Mr.
Hasty heads the 30 alumni in Chero-
kee County, Ga.
Aides to Rev. Allison are Dr. Paul
West '25, Mrs. Rounelle Middlebrooks
'32, Miss Ruth E. Lewis '34, Miss
Mary Ellen Ramey '37, Roy Brewer
'38, Mrs. Fred Greer '54 and L. J.
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Published seven times a year in July, September, Oc-
tober, January, March, April and May by Oglethorpe
University, Atlanta, Georgia.
Russell & VVardlaw
O. K. Sheffield '53 President
Philip L. Hildreth '34 _ 1st Vice Pres.
Francis S. Key '38 2nd Vice Pres.
Howard G. Axelberg '40 3rd Vice Pres.
Martin A. SterHng '36 Treasurer
Mary Walker '34 Secretary
Daniel L. Uffner, Jr. '51 Editor
Tommie Carper '37 Alumni Secretary
FALL HOMECOMING SET
Stephen J. Schmidt, '40, Booster
Club president, announced that the
fall homecoming will be held on Mon-
day, November 28.
Oglethorpe will meet Piedmont Col-
lege's basketball team that night to
open the 1960-61 season.
While a week-end night would be
preferable, Schmidt said that date was
chosen because "the Petrels will never
play another first game in the Field
Highlight of the half-time cere-
monies will be the coronation of the
A dinner is planned at Oglethorpe
prior to the game at which time those
in attendance may meet the 1960-61
Put the date on your calendar,
November 28, so you can be a charter
member of the Petrel Watcher's Club
in the new Field House.
The other day, while cleaning out
some files, we noticed a folder entitled
"Signs — General."
Giving 'way to our natural curiosity,
we eagerly opened the folder and
discovered the following cryptic mes-
POLICE . . . JA 2-7363
FIRE . . . . JA. 1-2121
FOR EMERGENCY USE ONLY
A Message From Your President
As you can tell from this issue of The Flying Petrel, things have really been
happenmg m your Alumni Association, the Booster Club, and on the campus
of Oglethorpe. It has been an exciting five months of this administration, and
I trust that the various articles will point this out to you.
Don't miss the articles pertaining to the new joint fund-raising project of
the Alumni Association and the Booster Club under the leadership of Howard
Axelberg, '40, This is a new and exciting approach to Alumni giving, and Howard
is doing a terrific job.
Another article you will want to read is the one about the Annual Fall
Dinner Dance to be held October 29th. This project has been in the capable
hands of Elmer George, '40. Elmer is promising an evening which all Alumni
will really enjoy.
It has been a privilege to serve as an Ex-Officio member of the Board of
Trustees of Oglethorpe University. These men are really dedicated to the ideals
and principles of Oglethorpe forward. Let me assure you, that under their guid-
ance, the future belongs to Oglethorpe.
As a closing note for this article, I want to express my sincere appreciation
to a man who is really devoted to our cause. Dan Uffner, '51, who is the Assist-
ant to the President of Oglethorpe, has done a magnificent job in all phases of
our Alumni activities and deserves an enormous vote of thanks from all of us
On behalf of your Board of Directors, I ask the wholehearted support
of each of you throughout the year in order that 1960-1961 will be all that it
should be for our Alma Mater.
O. K. Sheffield, president
National Alumni Assn. of Oglethorpe University
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000 volumes is needed. It will then
be possible to have a wider variety
of books and periodicals in each field
of concentration. At present, less used
though still useful, books must be
discarded in favor of newer ones.
At peak periods, students have diffi-
culty in finding a place to sit down
and study. As our student body in-
creases, this problem could seriously
threaten our academic standards.
Due to lack of residence space,
Oglethorpe has had to refuse admit-
tance to women boarding students
Two years ago capacity for female
campus students was set at 44. Last
year, renovations enabled the limit to
be increased to 54. Additional re-
modeling brought the total this year
There is no other way to increase
capacity without adding a new build-
ing. And the demand is increasing.
A modern, attractive facility for 100
to 150 women is needed.
Initial receipt of gifts for these pro-
jects has been gratifying. Both the
amount and number are unprecedented
for this early in the campaign.
If you have not yet sent your gift
or pledge, now is the time to join
those who have. Your gift, large or
small, is important for a greater Ogle-
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Mr. Hasty's aides are Mrs. J. W.
Cantrell '54, Roy W, Johnson '55,
Pierce L. Landrum '52, and Mrs.
Helen Cable Wallace '52. Wm, Alex
Weatherby '55 is serving as Cherokee
These alumni are to be commended
for their pioneering spirit and willing-
ness to play a vital role in the en-
hancement of education at Oglethorpe.
The Flying Petrel
Dr. Arthur L. Cohen (center) professor of biology, checks over the new. more powerful
electron microscope which has been added to the research laboratory. The instrument was
purchased with part of the 334,060 Public Health Service grant which Oglethorpe received
earlier this year.
Dr. Cohen, who directs the biological research, said that "Oglethorpe now has one of the
best equipped electron microscope laboratories in the southeast." He stated that this instru-
ment will "increase our research capacity and expand the facility for advanced undergraduate
courses in the biological field."
The other men in the picture are Phillip Electronics engineers who are installing the
microscope in Neil Meier Memorial Hall (Faith Hall).
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alumni are asked to use the bar only
to satisfy their refreshment needs. It
will be open all evening.
Dinner will be held at 8 p.m., fol-
lowed by a brief report on Oglethorpe
by Dr. Agnew and an up-to-the-minute
report of the Forward Oglethorpe
Fund, 1960-61 campaign.
It should be pointed out that the
evening is strictly a social affair. There
will be no funds solicited.
Dancing will begin at nine o'clock
and will continue until midnight.
Admission for dinner and dancing
is $4.75 per person. For alumni who
can attend the dance only, there will
be a charge of one dollar per person.
Dress is informal.
Make your plans now to meet your
friends at the Hellenic Center on Sat-
urday, October 29, and don't forget
to let the Alumni Office know as soon
as possible that you will attend this
0. U. ADDS
Three faculty members have been
added to the Oglethorpe University
staff this year.
Dr. Bert H. Flanders and William
H. Cohen are teaching in the Division
of Human Understanding. Richard H.
Haunton is serving as Visiting Assist-
ant Professor in the Division of Citi-
Dr. Flanders, a Visiting Professor,
taught English and literature at Ga.
State College in Atlanta from 1949 to
1960. He taught previously at other
Georgia colleges including North Ga.
College and Emory at Oxford.
Dr. Flanders received A.B. and
M.A. degrees from Emory University
in 1929 and 1930. His Ph. D. in Eng-
lish was received at Duke University
A New Frontier in Education pub-
lished in 1955 is his most recent book.
He also has had many articles pub-
lished in several learned journals.
Editor for 1960 of the Atlanta
Writer's Club annual anthology Atlan-
ta Poetry Gallery, Dr. Flanders is
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IN TWO YEARS
Oglethorpe University enrollment
has doubled in two years. A twenty-
tliree per cent increase over last year
pushed the current total to 361 stu-
dents. The student body numbered 181
While Georgians predominate, stu-
dents representing twelve states and
nine foreign countries are in attend-
All residence halls arc full. It was
reported that the last vacancy in the
female residence hall was filled in
Applications received to date for
the fall of 1961 are somewhat higher
than at tiiis time last year. However,
it is likely that the student body will
have to be limited next year to about
its present number until additional fa-
cilities become available.
The geographical location of Ogle-
thorpe students are listed below. The
high percentages of Atlanta and Geor-
gia students are caused by limited
boarding facilities. Most Atlanta and
many Georgia students commute to
Number Percent of
1 outside Atlanta!
REMINISCING WITH THE
Boar's Head Ceremony
Perhaps we, like American busi-
ness, will be accused of getting out
our Christmas wares too far in ad-
vance. We can only plead that the
publication dates are at fault, not we.
Besides Christmas will be on you
before you know it.
Back in the fall of 1944, with a
total enrollment of thirty-five (to be-
come twenty-five after Christmas ex-
ams), and with ties to the past all
but non-existant, Oglethorpe was look-
ing desperately for some foundations
tobuild upon. We started at least two
traditions a day. One could not
stumble on the iron step rims without
it becoming a tradition. We still
stumble but no one celebrates it any
longer. One tradition that does re-
main, however, is the annual Christ-
mas party — the Boar's Head Cele-
There was nothing original in our
getting this going; Oueen's College,
Oxford, had ante-dated us by some
seven hundren years. The story, as
they tell it, began one pre-Christmas
season with a student walking in a
wood near the college reading a Greek
book, when he was attacked by a
wild boar. Lacking any other defense
he shoved the book down the boar's
throat, choking him to death. Stu-
dents salvaged the creature, and the
head was cooked for the holiday feast.
When it was carried into the hall the
college greeted it with song, including
a boar's head carol. Yearly, to the
present time, the ceremony has been
repeated in all aspects except the kill-
ing of the boar.
Many colleges have since started
a similar event, and so, said the pio-
neers of 1944, what could be more
appropriate for Oglethorpe, whose
patron had heraldic arms showing
three boar's heads.
That first year we had the late
Roosevelt Walker from the University
of Georgia, well known as a singer
of Elizabethan ballads and carols, to
carry the head (uncooked) in on a
platter while he sang the Boar's Head
Carol. This done in costume gave
the old English air to the occasion.
A general song fest and refreshments
The next year, with more time, we
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TEACHES ON TV
Dr. Cheever Cressy, Oglethorpe
professor of international relations, is
teaching a non-credit "International
Relations" course on an Atlanta tele-
The timely course, which was be-
gun on October 19, will run for a
total of eleven weeks. It is scheduled
on WAGA-TV, channel 5, at 7:30
a.m. each Wednesday through Decem-
Among the elements which will be
covered are the state system, inter-
national law, diplomacy, political geo-
graphy, and collective security sys-
tems such as the United Nations.
Prior to his Oglethorpe appointment
in 1950, Dr. Cressy taught at Tufts
College, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, and Bowdoin College. He
served as research assistant to the
World Peace Foundation in 1946.
Dr. Cressy received an A.B. degree
from Tufts in 1944. He earned his
M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Fletcher
School of Law and Diplomacy in 1945
and 1952 respectively.
NORMAN B. THOMSON
FILLS NEW POST
Norman B. Thomson has been
named to the newly created post of
Director of Development at Ogle-
Mr. Thomson is well prepared for
the duties he has assumed with exten-
sive experience in both business and
Prior to his current position, he
taught classes in management and
corporation finance at Ft. McPherson
in Oglethorpe's extension program
while he served as southern manager
of Robert T. Phillips Assoc, Inc.,
Mr. Thomson's career began in
1922 as director of finance for the
Illinois State Chamber of Commerce.
After four years, he formed an invest-
ment banking partnership in Chicago
called Thomson-Laadt & Co. The
highly successful firm handled under-
writings and distribution of investment
securities until the company was sold
to another investment firm in 1945.
While he states that he retired at
that time, Mr. Thomson has since led
an extremely active and rewarding life.
Always interested in young people,
he turned his interests to teaching. He
served on three college faculties from
1946 through 1959, including Penn
State, Temple and the U. of Florida.
He was also sought as a consultant
by numerous business firms during
As for his reason in coming to Ogle-
thorpe, Mr. Thomson said, "I'm inter-
ested in Dr. Agnew's idea of develop-
ing a good, well-managed college of
liberal arts at Oglethorpe.
The Abbott family waved good-bye as they
prepared to drive to New York City last
September. Dr. Martin L. Abbott, professor of
history at Oglethorpe, received a Fulbright
grant to teach in Germany, near Frankfort am
Main. He is on a one-year leave of absence
A firm near Oglethorpe needs a
laboratory technician who is strong
in organic chemistry. The position
will include research in plastics and
a good salary for a qualified man
For more information, contact
the Oglethorpe University Place-
ment Office at 237-9763.
The Flying Petrel
With the return of virtually the same
team and schedule, the 1960-61 edi-
tion of the Petrels should do at least
as well as last year's squad, accord-
ing to Coach Garland Pinholster.
Of course there is one notable loss.
Jay Dye, the all-state center, graduated
in June. It remains to be seen whether
sophomore southpaw Morris Mitchell
and Sam Hudgins, Dye's understudy
for two years, can take up the slack.
Pinholster feels that we are definite
underdogs in three contests of our 21
game slate, including two games with
Ga. Southern and one with Stetson.
Ahhough the Petrels bested Chatta-
nooga twice last season, he rates these
games as toss-ups.
For the remainder of the schedule,
the Birds must be given the nod, but
not a shoo-in.
Valdosta State has beefed up its
squad with eight junior college trans-
fers whose crew cuts measure 6' 4"
or more from the floor.
Overall, team defense should be im-
proved over last year, but "to be as
good as we were in 1958-59, we'd
have to get Billy Carter back." Ogle-
thorpe led the nation's 500 small col-
leges in team defense for the last two
"We've got everybody on weights
Monday, Wednesday and Friday," the
Coach said. "It strengthens their hands
and arms, and they handle the ball
with more assurance. The added
muscle should help us on the back-
One doubtful note is 6' 4" forward,
John Kuiken. An exceptionally strong
rebounder, Kuiken hurt his back dur-
ing an October practice. The injury
may keep him out for the year.
The forward slot also brings a bright
note in the 6' 4" frame of Bobby
Nance. Pinholster believes this sopho-
more is just about ready to go with
the best of them.
Bobby Sexton, 6' 5" forward, is
the only freshman on the team. He
is probably the best shooter, but his
action this year will be limited by his
inexperience on defense.
Work horse Roger Couch, a 6' 2"
senior, forward, is "real hungry." He
is playing the best basketball in his
AT 5 TILTS
Coach Pinholster believes that the
2,000 seats in the new Field House will
be taken during each of five big games
Come extra early on the following
nights when the Petrels play: Ga.
Southern, December 5; St. Bernard.
January 5; U. of Chattanooga, Janu-
ary 28; Stetson, February 9; and Pem-
broke State, the all-Indian team, Feb-
Ga. Southern, year in and year out,
has one of tlie strongest teams in the
state, bar none. St. Bernard beat the
Petrels in Atlanta last year, their first
loss at home since the 1957-58 season.
The Birds intend to correct that flaw.
Oglethorpe will be out to revenge
the loss they experienced at the hands
of Stetson in DeLand, Fla., and again
in Tampa at the 25th District NAIA
life. He will have to, to keep his start-
The Petrel mentor said, "Buddy
Goodwin at 6' 1" is a kind of lost
soul. We've got two good guards, and
he's short for a forward." But there
is no doubt that Goodwin will see
a lot of action.
A real dogfight is going on at the
pivot. At this writing the experience
and determination of 6' 2" senior
Sammy Hudgins gives him a slight
edge over an improved, but still some-
what erratic and shy, 6' 5" Morris
The guard line-up mirrors that of
last year with Jay Rowland and Tom-
my Norwood in the lead with compe-
tent understudies in Wayne Dobbs
and Johnny Guthrie.
One comment though, Rowland is
25 pounds heavier and faster than last
year, and Norwood is more consistent
and he has never shot better.
Another top flight season is in store
for the Petrels. Clip and keep the
1960-61 schedule that appears on
this page so you won't have to miss
a single, thrill-packed game.
November 28 Piedmont Home
December 5 Go. Southern .^ Home
December 7 Shorter „ __ Rome
December 10 Valdosta State Valdosta
December 1 2 Berry Home
January 5 St. Bernard Home
January 10 V^^est Georgia „ „ Corrollton
January 14 Ga, Southern State sboro
Jonuory 16 North Georgia Home
January 19 LaGrange Home
January 23 West Georgia ._ - Home
January 25 Berry __ Rome
Jonuory 28 U. of Chattanooga _ Home
January 30 North Georgia Dohlonego
February 1 Shorter Home
February 4 LaGrange LaGrange
February 9 Stetson _. Home
February 11 U. of Cliottanooga .... Chattanooga
February 15 Pembroke State Home
February 18 Valdosta State Home
February 22 Piedmont Demorest
All home games will be ptayed at the new
Oglethorpe University Field House. Game time
is 8:00 P.M.
PETRELS WILL PLAY R.I.
Oglethorpe will play the University
of Rhode Island next season.
The Rhode Island team is famous
for originating the fast break many
They have a game with the Univer-
sity of Miami and will stop in Atlanta
for the Petrel tilt on December 27,
Remember that's next year.
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listed in Who's Who in the South and
Southwest, Who's Who in American
Education and Directory of American
Mr. Cohen, assistant professor, is
teaching freshman English and sopho-
more literature courses.
He graduated with a B.A. degree
cum laude in 1950 and a M.A. degree
in English in 1954. He received both
degrees from the University of Florida.
Mr. Cohen taught at Southern Illi-
nois University and briefly at Georgia
Mr. Haunton, who is teaching A-
merican History and Western Civili-
zation holds memberships in the Sou-
thern Historical Assn., Mississippi
Valley Historical Assn., and the A-
nierican Historical Assn.
He received a B.A. degree in 1955
and a M.A. degree in History in 1958
from Indiana University. He has been
a recipient of a Woodburn Memorial
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became more elaborate. Four faculty
children about so high (now all in
college or out) were pages carrying
in the head. They were followed by
recorders and choir moving into the
Hall of Phoebe (Arts, Administration
Building, depending on how far back
you go) singing the carol. Then came
a varied program of choir, instru-
ments, and general carol singing — and
of course refreshments. In 1946, the
newly reactivated Boar's Head Honor-
ary Fraternity (also named after the
heraldic arms) offered to take over
the decorations and general organiza-
tion. We were now becoming too large
and sophisticated for all students,
faculties, families, and any passing
stranger just to come in and lend a
Only one more innovation. Do you
know how hard it is to get a pig's
head with the hide on it? The law
says it must not be. And an uncooked
head, skinned ! Well after a
few years of illegal activity, various
groups purchased a stuffed, genuine
wild boar's head. He is very ferocious
and very permanent. To lend the
proper medieval touch, the hunter who
sold it claimed he killed it with bow
If we ever leave Oglethorpe, one
of the fondest memories that will go
with us, will be of the Great Hall in
the glow of firelight and candles, the
tree in the corner, the Advent wreath
hanging from the beams, and the chor-
us looking down upon us from the
stairs. Merry Christmas!
THROUGH THE YEARS
Died: Mrs. W. N. Nunn, mother of
William L. Nunn '22, in Atlanta in
Dr. Murray M. Copeland '23 has
resigned as Professor of Oncology at
Georgetown University Medical Cen-
ter to go to the University of Texas
M. D. Anderson Hospital and Tumor
Institute of the Texas Medical Center
at Houston. He is Assistant Director
Died: Tinsley R. Gaines '24 in El-
berton, Ga., on Sunday, July 17. Mr.
Gaines was 56. He lived at 21 Laurel
St. in Elberton.
Charles Pittard '29 has been nomi-
nated Judge of Superior Court in
Gwinnett County, Georgia. He had
previously served as Solicitor of the
County. He is married to the former
Myrtle Strickland '40, and they make
their home in Duluth, Ga.
Mrs. Roy (Emily Bealer) Calhoun
'31 and Mrs. Charles Meriwether have
announced the opening of a kinder-
garten at St. Anne's Episcopal Church
in Atlanta. For further information,
call Mrs. Calhoun at TRinity 6-6986.
French is included in the regular pro-
Died: Andrew F. Morrow '33 in a
private hospital in Atlanta on Wednes-
day, August 24. He was vice presi-
dent and director of Lox Screen Co.,
Inc. in Atlanta. He had been head
football coach at Savannah High
Schol and had taught in the Savannah
school system for many years. While
at Oglethorpe, he played varsity foot-
ball. He lived with his wife, Dorothy
Ewing Morrow '36, at 6359 Cherry
Tree Lane, Atlanta 5, Ga.
Mrs. C. D. (Mary McWilliams)
Huey '35 has returned to Atlanta from
Port Charlotte, Fla. Her current
address is 881 Springdale Rd., N.E.,
Died: F. Palmer Smith '36 died in
Atlanta on Wednesday, August 17.
Mr. Smith was owner of F. Palmer
Smith Insurance Agency in Buckhead.
At Oglethorpe, Mr. Smith was a mem-
ber of the Lords Club and Blue Key.
Died: C. Aubrey Silvey '37 of a
heart attack at his home in Jackson-
ville, Fla., on January 15. He had
been employed by the Navy Dept. for
20 years as Associate AWCO officer.
He conducted wage surveys in the
southeastern states and at naval bases
in the Carribbean area. He was a dea-
con and taught Sunday School at the
Avondale Baptist Church. Mr. Silvey
is survived by his wife and two chil-
dren, Richard 15, and Saralyn 10,
who live at 5339 Colonial Ave., Jack-
Found: After seven years absence
from our active files, Mr. and Mrs.
(Betty Longworth) Herbert P. Beckett
'41/'43. They live at 834 New Scot-
land Ave., in Albany, N. Y.
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. Webb Ver-
milya '51 a son, Brian Tumlin, on
July 13 in the Piedmont Hospital in
Atlanta. Brian, the couples third child,
weighed 8 lbs. He was preceded by
Wayne 6V2 years and Vance 5 years.
Mr. and Mrs. (Martha Mayson)
Edmund A. Bator '53/'51 visited
Play "My Three Angels"
Fall Homecoming Dinner
Basketball — Piedmont College
Basketball — Ga. Southern
Boar's Head Ceremony
Basketball — Berry College
Opera — "Hansel and Gretel"
The Flying Petrel
— THROUGH THE YEARS —
friends in Atlanta and at Oglethorpe
for a few weeks during July. The
Bator family, including two children,
returned recently from Florence, Italy
where Ed had been assigned by the
U. S. Information Service. He will
study the Serbo-Croatian language for
a year in Washington, D.C. prior to
an assignment to Yugoslavia.
Mr. and Mrs. Edwin J. (Rosemary
Hartrampf) Coons '52 have set up
housekeeping at 420-22 West Mag-
nolia Ave., in Auburn, Ala. The
couple was married in Atlanta on
Capt. Shelley Godkin '52 will be
stationed in Formosa for the next two
years. His family will accompany him.
The new address is: Capt. Shelley
Godkin 47036 A. Detachment 1, 13th
Air Force, APO 63, San Francisco,
Capt. and Mrs. (Mary Ellen Mc-
Cartney) C. J. Lively, Jr."'52/'54 have
moved to 21420 Wendell Dr., Mt.
Clemens, Mich. Capt Lively is an army
chaplain stationed at Selfridge A i r
Base in Detroit.
Married: Marilyn Joan Groves of
Atlanta to Donald Edward Zurek '54
at the Cathedral of Christ The King
in Atlanta on Saturday, August 6.
Mr. Zurek, associated with Southern
Bell Telephone Co., and his wife will
live at 800 Lindbergh Dr., N.E., At-
lanta 5, Ga.
Mrs. Charles M. (Jackie Whelchel)
Becker '54 has moved to 5804 Gam-
ble Dr., Orlando, Fla.
Trammell Carmichael '55 was re-
elected Commissioner of Roads and
Revenues in Cherokee County, Ga.
Mrs. Donald (Betsy MacMillan)
Rubin '55 entered the University of
New York Medical School this fall.
She is living at 52 Spring St., New
York 12, N. Y.
Nancy Camp '55 visited Mrs. Jose
Luis (Liz Mathieu) Frias '55 in Mexico
City, Mexico during the summer.
Stanley Aldridge '55 received a
M.D. degree from the Augusta Medi-
cal College in June. He is interning
at Ga. Baptist Hospital in Atlanta.
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. W. Charles
Smith '57 a daughter, Cindy Kay, on
July 2, The family lives at 1325 W.
Rugby Ave., College Park, Ga.
David Fisher '57 is a staff producer
of WGTV, the new television station
at the University of Georgia. Accord-
ing to a newsletter from the U. of Ga.,
he is assigned a TV program and,
"together with a faculty member or
subject matter specialist, builds the
program from its initial stage to the
final telecast." WGTV is broadcast on
Mr. and Mrs. (Pat Baker) Lewis
B. DeRose '57/'58 have moved to 348
Lament Dr., Decatur, Ga. Mr. DeRose
has joined the State of Georgia Dept.
of Public Health as a public health
Mr. and Mrs. Howard E. (Peggy
Compton) Gibson "58 have built a new
home at Rt. 1, Fairview Dr., in Aus-
tell, Ga. She would like to hear from
her Oglethorpe friends.
Married: Martha Sydney Mobley
'59 to Jefferson Jack Moss, Jr., at
the Cokesbury Methodist Church in
Atlanta on July 1. Mrs. Moss is com-
pleting work leading toward her M.A.
degree in History at Emory Univer-
sity. Mr. Moss is vice president and
general manager of Crest Screen Pro-
cess, Inc. in Atlanta. The couple is
living at 5666 Long Island Dr., N.W.,
Joe Duckworth '59 is working to-
ward his Master of Arts in Teaching
degree at Oberlin College under the
auspices of a Ford Foundation Scho-
larship. He is majoring in history. His
present address is 249 Elm St., Ober-
Ensign McDonald Willis '59 is sta-
tioned aboard the heavy cruiser USS
Des Moines, flagship of the US Sixth
Fleet, which is home-ported in Ville-
Franche, France. He will return to this
country this winter.
John B. Arnold, Jr. '60 is attending
Columbia Seminary in Decatur. Ga.
Robert W. Loftin '60 and Pennye
K. Wilson '60 were married at 2 p.m.
on June 5. The ceremony came be-
tween the Baccalaureate Sermon at
I I a.m. and the Commencement Pro-
gram at 5 p.m. Bob entered gradu-
ate school at Florida State University
in September on a graduate assistant-
Barbara Marsh '60 is teaching a
second grade in the Roswell Elemen-
tary School in Roswell, Ga.
Jerry Avers '60 is a calutron opera-
tor in the Stable Isotopes Division at
Oak Ridge National Laboratories. A
calutron is an instrument that sepa-
Mrs. Edith Gantt '60 is teaching in
the Powers Ferry Elementary School
in the Cobb County system.
Mrs. T. C. Lackland, Jr., '60 is
Director of Speech for the Dougherty
County (Ga.) Board of Education.
Mrs. Jesse Ouflar '60 is teaching
in DeKalb County, Ga.
Mrs. Floyd Pirkle '60 is teaching in
Rockdale County, Ga.
Barbara Ramsden '60 is teaching
citizenship in the eighth grade at Hape-
ville High School in Hapeville, Ga.
Mrs. Willis W. Smoot '60 is teach-
ing in the DeKalb County school sys-
Mrs. Edna S. Reinhold '60 is teach-
ing in the West Haven Elementary
School in Atlanta.
Mrs. Martha S. Nesbit '60 is teach-
ing the fifth grade in the Norcross,
Ga. elementary school.
Mrs. Lyman (Virginia House) How-
ard '60 is teaching in the DeKalb
County school system.
Mrs. Betty Ann Friedman '60 is an
elementary school teacher in the De-
Kalb County, Ga. school system.
Mrs. Carolyn M. Craven '60 is
teaching in an elementary school in
Mrs. Vema G. Blackstock '60 is
teaching in the Forsyth County, Ga.
Mrs. Helen Babb Avery '60 is teach-
ing the sixth grade in the Fulton
County school system.
THROUGH THE YEARS
Paul Bacon '31 aninged the first Oglethorpe alumni dinner to be held in California. It
was held at the Villa Chartier in San Mateo.
The gathering was prompted by Dr. Agnew's vacation trip to the West Coast last summer.
In attendance were (seated) Mrs. Parrish, Helen Parrish '28, Joe Accardi '57, Mrs. Accardi,
Dr. Aqnew, Joe Hilbert '57, joLelyn Agnew, Mrs. Agnew; (standing) Mr. Bacon, John Hall '51,
Married: Eula Mab Rodgers '61 to
Lt. jg. Alvin B. Ginsburg USN in San
Diego, Calif, on June 25. The couple
is living at 6 Badger Rd., Annapolis,
Md. Lt. Ginsburg is teaching mathe-
matics at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Mrs. Ginsburg plans to complete her
undergradute studies at St. Johns Col-
lege in Annapolis.
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. (Ethel Fad-
den) Allen Ault '61/'61 a daughter,
Debra Marie, in Atlanta on June 28.
She is the couples first child and
weighed 6 lbs., 15 oz. The family
lives at 4080 Clairmont Rd., Cham-
Married: Ellen Mullendore '62 of
Atlanta to Steve Cantrell at the Audu-
bon Methodist Church in Atlanta on
September 4. Mrs. Cantrell is con-
tinuing her studies at Oglethorpe, and
Mr. Cantrell, a junior at Ga. Tech,
will also work toward his degree.
Born: To Mr. and Mrs. (Anne Sny-
der) David L. Allen '63/'63 a daugh-
ter, Beth Louise, at the Piedmont
Hospital in Atlanta on July 7. The
couples first baby weighed 6 lbs., IIVe
oz. The family lives at 1424 Meeting
Rd., N.E., Atlanta 19.
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