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THE PETV 1946
Published by the Senior Class of St. Augustine's
College, Raleigh, N. C.
Louise Lambert. '47
Doris McKinney. "47
Ellen Alston. '47
Helen Payne, '47
REV. EDGAR H. GOOLD
Of Thee we sing, dear Alma Mater! To you within whose walls we have spent
these four vears so fraught with laughter and tears, we raise our song! What price-
less gifts have you bestowed upon our heads! Wisdom, truth, humility, honor,
service, lovalty, brotherhood, manhood, womanhood and reverence with which you
have imbued us. seeking to prepare us not for school but for more abundant life.
To the members of the faculty who have struggled so diligently to help us on our
journev. we offer our sincere thanks, and it is to them that we dedicate this book
as an outward and visible sign of an inner and spiritual appreciation for their efforts
which we know at some times seemed to be directed toward a helpless cause. To our
fellow students who have helped to make our book a success, we say "Que dien vous
lienisse."' To all people connected with Dear Saint Augustine's we offer our heartfelt
thanks, and as we go out into the cold, cold world to meet the foe, we give you our
sincere pledge. "We shall not fail; we shall toil and toil with the tools you have
gi\en to us: we shall hold high the torch and finallv emerge victorious over the enemv.
for We Face a .\eir Day oj Problems and Chunf^es: But With Courage."
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CECIL D. HALLIBURTON
Dean of College
REGINALD L. LYNCU
LLOYD L. WOODS
B.A., Sc.M., Ph.D.
Head of Chemistry
ARTHUR P. CHIPPEY
Pen Staff Adviser
PUARL A. $I\OI>«RA$S
Senior Class Adviser
T. CURTIS MAYO
DAVID C. VIRGO
HAZEL V. CLARKE
Instructor in Business
im —" *-
TmSLEY L. SPRAGGINS
IVIIVA W. AiXTHONY
Assistant Dean of Women
EARL H. McCLENl^EY
Head of Education
MABEL M. LATHAM
matron and Dean ot Women
WILSO]\ B. I^BORDEN
JAMES A. LIVAS. JR.
Superintendettt of Grounds
LETTYE H. WHEATO]\
ELSIE M. COOK
Secretary and l?^»istrnr
Supervisor of Laundry
New York City
Fayetteville. N. C.
Big Sisters Club; Honor Roll: GirFs Serv- Brotherhood of St. Andrew: Chancellors
ice League: Senior Class Treasurer (1st Club: Omega Psi Phi Fraternity: \ arsitv
Selfish, ambitious, fastidious
B.A. English, Social Studies
Football; Varsity Basketball; Athletic
Council; College Activities Council; Intra-
Radical, athletic, philosophical
B.S. Pre- Medical
High Point. N. C.
Chapel Hill, N. C.
Clionic Society President
ciety Treasurer; Honor
Dance; Dramatic Club; Bij
Neat, studious, selfish
B.A. French, Social Studies
Les Elites So-
g Sisters Club.
Les Elites Society;
Big Sister's Club; Com-
LILLIAN KliTH DIU'REE
Farmville. N. C.
Big Sister's Club: Literary Correspondent:
Clioral Chili; Class Treasurer; Girl's Serv-
ice League: Hcmor RolL
Radical, intelligent, talented
B.A. English, Social Studies
NAOMI LOULSE EDGECOMBE
Ciioir: Clioral Club: Dramatic Club: Big
Sister's Club; Pen Staff: Girl's Service
League: Intramural (^mncil.
Pleasant, ucll-groomed. unassuming
B.A. .Social Studies. Healtli Education
•ARAH FIELD Di FREE
Brooklvn. N. Y.
MARION FOYE E\ ANS
Raleigh. N. C.
^•■' rt'iarv Les Elites: Secretary Senior Les Elites Society; Big Sister's Club.
I la--: Big Sister's Club: Choir: Dramatic Sueel. naive, uell-dressed
'lull: Intiamural Council: Honor Roll. B.A. Social Studies
' iiiliiish. stubborn, sincere
I' A. English. Health Education
WILLIE MAE FENNELL
Willard, N. C.
Gary, N. C.
Big Sister's Club, President; GirFs Serv- Veleda Club: Big Sister's Glub; Honor
ice League. Roll.
Conservative, studious, cooperative Quiet, studious, cute
B.S. Chemistry B.A. French. Social Studies
ROSA BERNIGE HOPKINS
Greenville. N.' C.
Les Elites Society; Big Sister's Glub.
Petite, moody, easily influenced
B.A. Social Studies
PATTIE LOUISE LAWS
Rocky Mount. N. G.
Editor Pf\; Les Elites, President; Girl's
Service League: Altar Guild; Student
Council; Honor Roll; Clionic Society; Big
Intellectual, industrious, democratic
B.A. Enghsh. French
Charleston, S. C
Zeta Sigma Rho Soicety. President;
Service League; Big Sister's Club;
Guild; Honor Roll.
Industrious, generous, ostentatious
B.A. English, French
North Harlowe, N. C.
Veleda, President; Big Sister's Club;
Service League; Honor Roll.
Lazy, congenial, comical
B.-'V. English, French
Hamlet. N. C.
Brotherhood of St. Andrew; Basketball;
Musical, quiet, reserved
Rolling Fork. Miss.
Zeta Sigma Rho Society; Girl's Service
League; Big Sister's Club; Dramatic Club.
Dramatic, generous, prevaricator
B.S. Chemistry. French
WILLIE MAE RAGINS
Wedgefield, S. C.
Big Sister's Club: Girl's Service League.
Generous, comical, creative
B.A. Social Studies. English
Batesburg, S. C.
Honor Roll: Acies Club: Brotberliood of
St. Andrew. Treasurer; Pen Staff: Choir:
Clionic: Choral Club; Track Team; Lay
Scholarly, ambilious, conscrralive
B..\. Social Studies. Psychology
HATTIE DOROTHY REDDEN
New York City
Girl's Service League, President: Altar
Guild: Clionic Society: Honor Roll.
Pious, ambitious, scholarly
B..4. .Social Science
GEORGE JACKSON SADLER .
Winston-Salem. N. C.
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity; Honor Roll;
Student Council; Choir; Choral Club: Bas-
kethall; Acies Club; Lay Reader; Athletic
Inlellectual. gentle, athletic
B.S. Science. Mathematics
EDITHE RlCllLEEN SANDS
West Palm Beach. Fla.
Brotherhood of St. Andrei': ,\cies Cluh:
,„ Conferer,ce in Applied Christianity; Cltontc
Les Elites: Girrs Service Leasue: AH ^^^^.^ .. p3,kethall.
Sports- Big Sister-s Club; Dramatic Uul). (_.^„^.^,-,,^_ rooperalwe, bombastic
^4thU-tk: neut. miserlx b.a. French. Social Studies
B.A. Music, English. Health Education
JOSEPH CLEMLAL SAUNDERS
Atlantic City. N. J-
Alnha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Basketball:
Football Acie : Choral Club: Brotherhood
!;; It Andre.: Pen Staff: Track; Honor
Roll. , . ,
Athletic, caddish, congenial
B S Science, Mathematics
Raleigh, N. C
Bic "lister's Club; Commercial Club.
n'ell-drcssed. unaffected, sophisticated
NEAL ARCHIE STITT
Goldsboro, N. C.
Choir: Choral Club: Acies: Pen Staff:
Commercial Club. President: Brotherhood
of St. Andrew; Student Councd; Honor
B.A. Music, Commerce
CATHERINE HARRIET WILLIAMS
Columbia, S. C.
Les Elites Societv: Girl's Service League;
Assistant Organist: Choral Club.
Fickle, juvenile, talented
B..\. Music, Social Studies
SHIRLEY C. WILLIAMS. Ill
New York City
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity; Football;
Acies; Brotherhood of St. Andrew; Dra-
matic Qub; Pen Staff; Student Council.
Moody, cosmopolitan, amorous
Raleigh, N. C.
Choral Club; Choir; Brotherhood of St.
Affable, gifted, industrious
B.A. Music, Health Education
REBIE MAE WILSON
Greenville. N. C.
WILLIAM PERRY, JR.
Raleigh, N. C.
Treasurer Senior Class; Treasurer Big Acies Club: Brotherhood of St. Andrew;
Si'iter's Club: Honor Roll; Girl's Service \ arsity Football.
]^g2„y^ Conservative, manly, uelt-bred
Studious, shy. philosophical B.A. History, Social Studies
Wilmington. N. C.
Clinnic Society. Vice President; Big Sister's
<!lub; Choir; Zeta Sigma Rho Society; Pen
Talkative, irrational, glamorous
B.A. Social Studies
Raleigh, N. C.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity;
Brotherhood of St. Andrew; N. C. ,
pal Student Conference; Student Central
Committee; Chapel Council; Pen Staff;
Choir; Class President.
Dogmatic, fine actor, garrulous
B.A. English, Social Studies
Here we are on that home stretch, htokiiig back with pride u]3on the ground already covered. Let us reminisce
a bit. Monday. September 20. 1942. was a beautiful sunny day when !U frightened and "green" freshmen entered
St. Augustine's Campus. The first week of initiation sent shivers over us all and started a number of us repacking
our trunks to go back to old familiar places — home. We managed to breast these ills and quicklv entered upon
our studies with zest and heart-ridden ambition. In our second semester, having the feeling of belonging, we or-
ganized our class with .Joseph Saunders. President: Harold Wright. Vice President; Cordelia Blackburn. Secre-
tary; Edith Sands. Assistant Secretary; and Queen Moore. Treasurer. Our student council representatives were
George Sadler and Lucretia Anthonv.
In this same year we represented nearly every extra-curricular acti\itv on the campus. The freshmen girls
organized for the first time the Thomas Building Council under Miss M. L. Fancher. We're even prouder of
ourselves for having been the first Freshman Class to present an assembly program. It was in this year that
Joseph Saunders and Pattie Laws won the prizes for the highest scholastic averages in General Biology. George
Sadler won the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity award and Joseph Saunders the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity award.
Algie Mayo was awarded the prize for the greatest improvement in Freshman English. Hattie Redden received
the Zeta Sigma Rho Society award. As freshmen, we were well represented academically, socially and also re-
ligiously as we remember our large and steady Sunday s:hool class under Mr. McStallworth.
As the months passed, the war waged on. not sparing our class at all. When we returned as Sophomores,
there were only 38 of us. We began to miss such familiar faces as T. Johnson. E. Williams. M. White. A. L nder-
due. 0. Crump. Muse, Miller. Piper. Anderson, Robinson — all of whom had fallen victims of the draft. To
offset this a bit. we welcomed two new-comers — Catherine Williams from Benedict College and Hilda Lewis, a
former member of St. Augustine's. Our class officers for the year were Harold Wrigiit. President; Xeal Stitt.
Vice President; Pattie Laws. Secretary; and George Sadler, Treasurer. We held up our once-begun representa-
tion in all activities. Remembering the motto, "Climb though the path be rugged," we did not allow any of our
plans to be annihilated. We were destined to excel in all our endeavors. We led the honor roll for the year
and participated in every activity with leading roles.
At the end of the year Neal Stitt won the first prize for e.xcellence in literary composition and Charles
Farrar won second prize in the Du Bignon speaking contest.
Though we were becoming more and more aware of the evils of war. we were carrying on. We returned
for our Junior year in College with the realization that we were living in turbulent times and that we had to work
diligently and keep the faith of those who had departed from our ranks. We tried to elect a strong group of
officers who would lead us in successful channels. Neal Stitt was elected president; Prezell Robinson, vice
president; Richie Sands, secretary; Queen Moore, assistant secretary; Rebie Wilson, treasurer, and Cordelia
Blackburn, chairman of the program committee. Among new members were: Prezell Robinson. Jackson Wheeler,
Mary Wright, Helen Morton, and Minnie Wright.
Many of us made the honor roll and at the beginning of the second semester our plans were taking shape
for the Prom and other activities. During National Music Week we presented a delightful program of music
of all ages. Later we entered the popularity contest with Minnie Wright, a new-comer, as our candidate. Our
Junior-Senior prom was very successful and everyone had a delightful time. Neal Stitt became president of the
Acies, Cordelia Blackburn, first president of the Clionic Society, George Stanley, Director of the Brotherhood
of St. Andrew. Pattie Laws, Vice President of Les Elites Society, Augustine Morrison, Vice President of the
Zeta Sigma Rho Society, Queen Moore, Secretary of Veledas and Margarita Lewis served as Secretary of Girls
Service League. Pattie Laws was also president of the Delanv House Government. George Sadler captain of
the Basketball Team. Charles Farrar became first colored president of the N. C. Episcopal Students" Conference.
At the end of the year after tears and worries, we realized that we were rising seniors and that a great task
lay before us. Hattie Redden was awarded the Delanv Scholarship based on scholarship, character and promise
f future usefulness; Auarustine Morrison won the Latham award for constructive leadership during sophomore
d junior years; Pattie Laws won one of the prizes offered for excellency in English Composition. So the year
Jrew to a close and ahead of us lay the goal post — the last mile. God only knew what it would bring.
Seniors! The word struck a deep note in our hearts. We felt that we had come over the rough and steep
lills and we lost no time in organizing ourselves and making plans for a memorable vear. After much delibera-
ion and meditation we elected Charles Farrar, President; ISeal Stitt. Vice President; Sarah DuPree, Secretary;
']dith Sands. Assistant Secretary; and Rebie Wilson. Treasurer. We began to plan for our senior publication,
''he Pen which was to be the best in the schooFs history. We also decided to be the leaders in reorganizitig
he Student Council. Pattie Laws became editor-in-chief of The Pen, ]\eal Stitt, Associate Editor; Prezell
vobinson, business manager and Augustine Morrison and Cordelia Blackburn, co-advertising managers. TSew
iienibers were: Frieda Strickland and William Perry.
George Sadler became President of the Acies. and again Captain of the basketball team; Cordelia Blackburn
/as reelected president of the Clionic Society; Hattie Redden became president of the Girls' Service League;
Villie Fennell president of the Big Sisters; Pattie Laws president of Les Elites Societv; Queen Moore president of
/'eleda Club; Margarita Lewis president of Zeta Sigma Rho Society. Margarita Lewis and Hattie Redden repre-
ented the seniors on the Altar Guild and Neal Stitt, George Sadler, Joseph Saunders, George Stanlev, Prezell
lobinson. and Charles Farrar were our senior Lav-readers.
As tiie time jiassed, we began to tliink in term of programs. We presented two interesting and well-received
irograms: The first program, directed by Cordelia Blackburn, showed the rules of etiquette for all time; the
econd program, directed by Queen Moore and Prezell Robinson, was a panel discussion of the timely topic
Are Sororities and Fraternities desirable on any college campus?"
The seniors made history when twenty-one of the thirty-two members made the honor roll for the first
jemester. Our boys made history, too, when they went en masse into Greek fraternities. Shirley Williams,
oseph Saunders and Charles Farrar became members of the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity: George Sadler and
I'rice Braithwaite became members of the Omega Psi Phi fraternity and George Stanley and Prezell Robinson
lecame pledged to the Omegas.
The time is passing so swiftly! Soon we must leave the old familiar place and people. Our four years
ire filled with memories that bless and burn! May Saint Augustine's stand forever!
SENIOR CLASS WILL
We. the Senior Class of Saint Augustine's College. Cit\ of Raleigh. State of North Carolina, being of
sound mind and bodv. realizing that our college days are drawing to a close, take this means of dispensing ^vitll
some of our treasures which we have accumulated in the past four years. We realize the value of said treasures
and each of us hereby charges his legatees to guard them with their li\es. We are disposing of them in thi>
To the members of our faculty who have been most patient with us for four years, we take this opportunity
to express our sincere appreciation for all they have done
To our Alma Mater we pledge our everlasting devotion, loyalty and deepest love.
Charles Farrar wills his responsibilities to anyone who is fool enough to take them with sincere hopes that
they will benefit by them. He also wills his ability "to read and not be read," to Mr. Revis and tiie "Stupid
Augustine Morrison throws her personality to tiie wind. ho|jing it will settle on one Miss Wilma Mauney.
Queen Moore wills her ability to keep calm and collected to Ruby \\ ynn. and her position as president of the
Valeda Club to Mayme Shuler.
Naomi Edgecombe wills her dignity to Hilda Thigpen.
Pattie Laws wills to Hattie Watford her position on the Honor Roll; to Helen Payne she passes the mantle
of President of Les Elites Society.
To whom it may concern: The misfortune of being campus mail carrier, being constantly asked. "Did I get
a special?" wearing shoes down to the last nail in the heel, having your work aid cul two dollars each time you
fail to turn on and off the office lights — two dollars fifty cents if you fail to dust the legs of a certain chair within
the office, receiving phone calls at 2 a.m. that "there's a special in Tuttle Building to be delivered" — in other
words — having your feet kept to llie fire l)ul liking it. for it all only serves to make you prompt and responsible.
Do it, "chum," and youre a sender! Sincerely — Neal A. Stitt.
George L. Stanley and Prezell R. Robinson will their ability to keep the office I The Firm I going throughout
the year with an increase of books, typewriters, and fluorescent lamps, and to be able to wear four white shirt?
in one week to Hugh Marshall and Stanislaus Solomon, with the hope that thev will make a smooth job of it.
(They question it.)
Cordela Blackburn wills her Bible notebook to anyone who can complete those sentences she began and
could only catch "the" — the first word; her ability to do accurate, neat work, to Doris McKinnev.
Eulalia Bailey wills her studiousness to Beatrice Carter, and her ability to mind her business to Louise Lambert.
Margarita Lewis wills her industriousness to Roena King; her position as President of Zeta Sigma Rho to
Sara Dupree ivills her well-shaped legs to Dorothy Ashe; her tiny figure to Tillie Spears and her ability
to keep out of trouble to the "Big Four" of the Delany Building.
Mary Wright wills her fur coat to Jerelyn Keeling, and her charming personality plus her "come hither '
eyc^s to Dorethea Lennon.
Marian Cheek wills her ability to be utterly feminine at all times to Mary Morrison.
Rosa Hopkins wills her urge to be "nice" to service "guys" to Adelaide Hart.
George Mask wills his ability to interpret the master nmsical compositions to Colderide Reeves in hopes
that some day both will reach Carnegie Hall.
Shirley Williams wills his ability to make friends and get along with everyone to Rocky DeVeaux. He
sincerely hopes that Miami will benefit, along with St. Aug. from this legacy.
Joseph Saunders wills whatever little athletic ability and "do or die" spirit he has left to James Vinson.
Joe hopes that this will allow Vinson to stick faithfully to losing teams throughout his college years.
Price Braithwaite wills his extra pounds to Harold Boyd and his ability to keep cool to Cyril Burke.
Willie Ragins wills all tiie History Classes to Annie McKiethen and her ability to hold an entertaining
conversation to Iris Taylor.
William Perry wills his qualities of manhood to Francis Clark, and his ability to be "sho nufT" married to
Jackson Wheeler wills his melodious voice and his ability to answer questions when asked to Valla Oliver.
George Sadler wills his ability to refrain from writing notes and going to sleep in Education HI to anyone
who feels that he is able to do so and pass the course: his position as president of Acies to Hugh Marshall.
Lillian Dupree wills her abilitv to sing to Sara Williams, and she fervently hopes that she will use it; also
lii Sara she wills her nonchalance and ability to keep cool.
Hattie Redden wills her abilitv to keep a clean room to Adriena Carter in hopes that she will utilize it.
Her jobs in the library and chapel to anyone with endless patience.
Willie M. Fennell wills to Maynie Shuler her perfect four-year class attendance record in the hope that
she will continue to preserve it. To Ainie Coleman she wills her even temper.
Richie Sands will to anyone who is able to do it the following: her abilitv to major in three different
subjects, her ability to be both student and faculty member at the same time, and her ability to be well-groomed
for four years.
Catherine \^ illiams wills her dexterity at the piano to Adelaide Hart, with the hope that she'll make her
dormitory mates happy, and to Horace Lawson a ring with the hope that hell have his next performance "inside"
Sally Jones wills her dignity to Ernestine Hopkins and her studiousness to Etta Nickpeay.
Mirian Evans wills her stable personality to Helen Kilpatrick. and her southern drawl to Rosita MacDonald.
Frieda Strickland wills her ability to be friendly to the campus girls as well as the city students to Alice
Rebie Wilson wills her well-rounded personality and her willingness to help in any capacity at any time
to Rosinda Nealv.
We hereby charge to students of Saint Augustine's College the task of executing our Last Will and Testament.
In witness thereof we have set hereunto our hands and seals, this sixth day of February in the vear of our Lord
one thousand nine hundred and forty-six.
THE SENIOR CLASS OF 1946
314 North Pennsylvania Avenue
Atlantic City. New Jersey
In your last letter you asked us
about our classmates of 1946 at
Saint Augustine's. Well, some of
them write to us and some of them
don't. You know Naomi Edge-
combe Boston is here spending the
holidays with me. Her little twins
are so cute, and "Jackie," the little
girl, has the prettiest eyes. She
has a lot of newspaper clippings
that she has been cutting out about
the various girls and boys of 46.
I have some, too. so we decided to
send them to you so you can see
for yourself what they are doing.
Here they are:
Wasliington. D. C— Miss Eulalia Bailey
has been appointed Case worker with the
Department of Public Heahh. to succeed
Miss Joyce Meyers who left to be married.
Miss Bailey received her B.A. degree from
Saint Augustine's College, and the degree
of M.A. from Columbia University. For
the past two years she has held the posi-
tion of Junior Case worker with the Wel-
fare Department in Charlotte. N. C.
New York. N. Y. — With the expansion of
the Harlem Community Center, several
new faces can be seen on the staff. Among
these is the charming Mrs. Cordelia Black-
burn Miller who is assistant director of
the Center. Mrs. Miller is a Saint Augus-
tine graduate and later received her
Master's degree from Atlanlic University.
She comes highly recommended from the
Community Center in Bridgeport, Connecti-
cut, where she was the only Negro Member
of the staff. She is a member of Alpha
Kappa Alpha Sorority.
New York, N. Y.— Dr. Price Braithwaite
was the speaker at the banquet given by
the local chapter of the Omega Psi Phi
Fraternity. Dr. Braithwaite. an outstand-
ing Child Specialist, did pre-medical work
at Saint Augustine's College and received
his M.D. at Meharry Medical School. His
wife, the charming Virginia Carter, is also
a Saint Augustine's graduate and is very
active in the social world.
Durham, N. C— Mrs. Marion Cheek
Hawkins, stenographer wilh the North
Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company,
entertained at a delightful buffet supper
for Dr. Pattie Laws Wolfman who is spend-
ing some time at their home. Many people
from all over North Carolina attended.
Norfolk. "Va.— In a survey of the num-
ber of college graduates serving on the
staff of the Journal and Guide it was
noted that there are three graduates of
Saint Augustine's doing outstanding work.
Lemuel Graves is the outstanding sports
commentator for the paper. He is a Saint
Augustine's graduate, as well as Mrs.
Lillian DuPree, and Mrs. Willie Ragins
White who are doing exceptional work as
Raleigh. N. C. — Mrs. Marion Foye Evans,
a member of the faculty at Washington
High School, left for New York today to
do graduate work at Columbia University.
Los Angeles. California. — Many forms
of entertainment are being planned for
Mrs. Willie Fennell. a former Carolina
teacher who resigned her position lo join
her husband, Mr. Wm. Wrenn. here on
Method. N. C— The French Club of
Berry O'Kelly High School sponsored by
.Miss Sallie Jones, a graduate of St. Augus-
tine's College, is presenting a series of
French Plays for the Christmas season.
The public is cordially invited.
Washington. D. C— Dr. Mordecai John-
son. President of Howard Universily. an-
nounces the appointment of Dr. Pattie
Laws Wolfham to the position of head
of the English Departm.ent to succeed Dr.
Ivan Taylor who has accepted a position
at Harvard Iniversity. Dr. Wolfham re-
ceived her B.A. from Saint .Augustine's
College and her M.A. and Ph.D. from the
University of Chicago. She is a member
of the .Alpha Kappa .Alpha Sorority and
author of several .Anthologies and .Novels.
Rouen. France. - Among the foreigners
registered here at L'ecole des Lettres is
Madame Margarita Lewis Durand of the
United Slates. Madame Durand is doing
research work for her new novel. "'Bleeding
Heart." which promises to smash the bril-
liant record of the last book, "Louise."
New York. N. Y'.— Music lovers are
eagerly awaiting the return performance
of that brilliant Concert Pianist. George
Cecil Mask, who is appearing at Carnegie
Hall for the second time this year. Mr.
Mask has returned from .South .America
where he was widely acclaimed as the
pianist of the year.
Queens Village, New York.— Queens Vil-
lagers are happy to have a new radio re-
pair shop and a new school marm! Mr.
Freddie Spruill will he open for business
after Julv 4. His wife, the former Queen
Esther \ioore. will be French teacher and
director of dramatics. Mrs. Spruill is a
graduate of Saint Augustine's College.
Hollywood, California. — The Warner
Brothers Studio lias announced the ap-
pointment of Augustine Morrison Miller as
Staff photographer. Wife of the 1955
.Academv award winner. Mrs. Miller is an
outstanding actress, but prefers to do
photography instead of act.
New York. N. Y.— Miss Hattie D. Red-
den left on S.S. Blandenburg for China
where she will serve as missionary under
the auspices of the Episcopal Church.
Columbia. S. C— Flash!! For the first
time in its history and even in the history
of the south, a Negro from South Carolina
has been elected senator! The Honorable
Prezell Robinson will take his seat with
the 81st session of Congress. He has our
Princeton. N. J. — George Jackson Sad-
ler, a graduate of the University of Chicago
and Saint Augustine's College, is a special
assistant to Albert Einstein, the great math-
ematician, and at the same time a boogie-
woogie pianist wilh .Art Calloway. He is
making history in both instances!
Raleigh, N. C— Dr. Allen E. Weather-
ford has returned to Saint Augustine's as
phvsical education director. He has as his
assistant Edith Sands Smith who is a
"46 graduate of the college.
New York, N. Y'. — Mayor Milton Galami-
son of New York City has announced the
appointment of Attorney George Lafayette
Stanley as Justice of the Court of Domestic
Relations to succeed Judge Hubert Delany.
Justice Stanley is a graduate of Saint
Augustine's College and prepared for his
legal career at Howard I niversily.
London. England. — King George and
Queen Elizabeth were among the nobles
attending the concert given by the re-
nowned Baritone. .Neal Stilt. Critics have
called Mr. Stitt's voice ""The N'oice of the
Centun'." He will proceed lo Denmark.
Norway and Sweden, where he will be
presented in several concerts, returning to
U. S. through Russia.
Moscow, Russia. — It was a very touching
scene here at the Opera House to watch
the reunion between two outstanding
.American Artists. Neal Stitt and Jackson
Wheeler. Stitt is here on a concert tour
and Wheeler is doing benefit work with
his i|uartette for the United Nations Relief.
Tonight Stitt and the Wheeler Quartette
will appear in joint recital at the Rostov
Memorial .Auditorium. Both will embark
soon for the United Stales.
New York, N. Y.— Mrs. Katheryn Wil-
liams Naught has completed her second
<cimposition. ""Rien." and is headed now
for an extended vavalion in .Nassau.
New York. N. Y'. — The Tenth .Anniversary
of the founding of the Williams (Jiain
Drug Stores will be celebrated at Smalls'
Paradise. Mr. Shirley (barter Williams, the
founder, will speak briefly.
Raleigh. N. C— Miss Rebie Wilson has
been aiipointed laboratory technician at
Saint .Agnes Hospital. Miss Wilson is a
graduate of Saint .Augustine's and Meharry
Raleigh. N. C. — Citizens of Raleigh will
be pleased to know that the new ilentist
is none other than Raleigh's own son,
William '"Busier"' Perry who recently grad-
uated from Meharry after finishing his
pre-medical course at Saint Augustine's.
Raleigh. N. C— Mrs. Mary Wright Har-
ris LeCompte entertained at a lovely bridge
party for Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Carter.
Mrs. LeCompte is one of the leading social-
ites of the community. She is a member
of Delta Sigma Theta and the Y.W.(^..A.
Raleigh. N. C — Mrs. Freida Strickland
has accepted a position as cashier of Saint
Augustines College to succeed Mrs. Lellye
Wheaton who has resigned.
New York. N. Y. — Theatre goers got a
thrill at the premier of "Life Wilh .'^ister."
the record-breaking play by the great dram-
atist. Charles Phillip P'arrar. Mr. Farrar
is conferring with executives at MGM who
wish to bring the play to the screen.
Well that's about all we know now,
"Skeet. " You know, of course, that Joe is
now an electrical engineer with General
Electric. Naomi says that Boston is doing
fine in his law business and that she likes
being an Occijpational niysiolhertipist.
although the children take up a lot of her
time. My Children. Joe IV and "Vicky,''
are fine. Joe will start to school in
Write to me soon and let me know how
little "'Bill" and '""Big Bill" are getting
along. Hope to see you at Stitt's concert
in .New York this summer.
Sar.^h "'Butch" DlPree Salnders,
Naomi "Ne'' Edgecombe Boston.
Fair Saint Augustine's College,
For you our prayers we raise —
Your ideals were our guiding stars
Throughout our collegiate days.
We love you. Saint Augustine's,
We fly your banner high.
If e"er your call for aid is heard,
On us you can rely.
0, Gracious Saint Augustine's,
You've made us rich in thought —
We'll do our most to use, not in vain.
The things that you have taught.
Dear Saint Augustine's College,
To your standards we'll be true —
It's raining mem'ries, blessed school.
Sweet memories of you.
Joseph C. Saunders, '46.
EuLALiA Bailey Most conservative young lady
Cordelia Blackburn Most popular young lady
Marion Cheek Neatest young lady
Sarah DuPree Mo*t well-rounded lady
Lillian DuPree Most outspoken young lady
Naomi Edgecombe Most pleasing personality
Marian Evans Most lovable young lady
Willie Fenneli Most dignified young lady
Rosa Hopkins Sweetest young lady
Sallie Jones Quietest young lady
Pattie Laws Most brilliant young lady
Margarita Lewis , Most reliable young lady
Queen Moore Sunniest disposition
Augustine Morrison = Prettiest young lady
Willie Ragins Most generous young lady
Richie Sands Most athletic young lady
Frieda Strickland Best dressed young lady
Catherine Williams Most childish and talented young lady
Rebie Wilson Most studious young lady
Mary Wright Most glamorous young lady
Charles Farrar Most popular young man
George Mask Most consei"vative young man.
William Perry Most serious young man
Prezell Robinson Most studious young man
George Sadler Most versatile young man
Joseph Saunders Most athletic young man
George Stanley Most business-like young man
Neal Stitt Best vocalist
Jackson Wheeler Most congenial young man
Shirley Williams Best liked young man
Price Braithwaite Most indifferent young man
Dedicated to Yon • • •
THROUGH the years you have kept high the buming torch
of womanhood. You have never deviated from the high
moral standards that we know were imbued in you from
birth. Gentle, dignified, wise and motherly, you have
strived so diligently to make women of us all. Never,
never once have you shown us that you saw no good in us;
never have you refused to listen to our childish pleas.
You have nursed our ills, you have dried our tears and
soothed our wounds. Your kindly advice always found
its way to our hearts even if our heads ignored it. In so
many simple ways have you tried to be a mother to us who
are so far away from home.
If we have seemed ungrateful; if we at times seemed
incorrigible; if we have rended your heart with our care-
lessness, thoughtlessness and often our callousness — if we
have done any of these things. FORGIVE US. MOTHER,
DEAR. We want you to know that we are weak and fool-
i-li and often do things that we regret the minute .they are done. Although we seem incorrigible
,it time- there is some good in us and we shall try to bring it forth from day to day.
Vk f cherish the good that you have done for us. We admire your dignity, poise and those
inlaiigihle qualities you possess which set you apart from the average woman. May we some
il.i\ develop those qualities and stand out as you do.
Therefore, it is with sincere regret that we must bring our closer friendship to an end.
\\ !■ realize that you have sustained us thus far and as we look into the dim, distant future, we
\\Hiii|('r ii we can hold ourselves up without your noble assistance. We hope we can and with
>IKS. MABEL LATHAM
ra\er- and Gods help, we believe we can.
With All Our Hearts
THE SENIOR YOUNG WOMEN OF 1946
FTont row, left to right: Helen Payne, Lucille Paterson. Beatrice Carter. Ellen Alston. Carolyn Evans. Helen
Second row: Shirley Morgan. Helen Gill. Louise Lambert, Edith Taylor. Doris McKinney. Sarah McClamb.
Third row: Erma Ligon, Corine Wright, Vivian Harris. Mayme Shuler. Marion Lundy. Adalaide Hart.
Fourth row: Richard DeVeaux, George Foxwell, Hugh Marshall, William Jackson, Virginia Brown, Pearleen Moore,
You Would be Considered a Perfect Junior Girl if
You Had . . .
a figure like MARIAN LUNDY
hair like ADRIENA CARTER
eyes like ANNA M. COLEMAN
a nose like HELEN KILPATRICK
a mouth like DOREATHA BAXTER
skin like HARRIET LEE
hands like VIVIAN HARRIS
feet like CAROLYN EVANS
legs like ELLEN ALSTON
dancing ability like DORIS McKINNEY
a fiance like LOUISE LAMBERT
height like PEARLEEN MOORE
a smile like SARAH McCLAMB
a personality like HELEN GILL
studiousness like CORINE WRIGHT
poise like MAYME SHULER
dramatic ability like HELEN PAYNE
coolness like ERMA LIGON
business ability like SARAH WILLIAMS
athletic ability like BEATRICE CARTER
simplicity of BERTHA MITCHELL
as many hair-styles as CLARA DEBNAM
taste in dress like DELORES PEEBLES
a line of jive like VIRGINIA BROWN
musical ability like ADELAIDE HART
faithfulness like LUCILLE PATTERSON
conscientiousness like DOROTHY BLACK
a disposition like ARTHURINE COOK
scholarly interests like EDITH TAYLOR
You Would be Considered a Perfect Junior Boy if
You Would . . .
dance like LeROY THOMPSON
be handsome like WILLIAM JACKSON
haye a personality like BRADFORD MARSHALL
be studious like HUGH MARSHALL
be neat like LeROY THOMPSON
not talk like FRANCIS CLARK
have hair like STANISLAUS SOLOMON
sing like WAYMOND BURTON
be as sharp as GEORGE FOXWELL
To Class of 1948:
Having traveled tliree-loiirlhs of the rough road to Education, we the members
of the Junior Class feel that we are in a position to give vou advice and helpful
hints that we have picked up along tile way. We feel, too, that vou will appreciate
these suggestions coming from us as older brothers and sisters.
We have found that in anv- organization, be it an organaization for business or
one for pleasure, little can be accomplished without the cooperation of each member.
"No chain is stronger than its weakest link." Nothing much is gained when it is done
in a haphazard sort of wav. System is essential. Enough emphasis cannot be placed
As members of a student bodv that is well-known and respected in North Carolina,
vou must remember that evervthing vou do reflects on the institution. Alwavs think
before you act. Speaking in a frai\k manner, this refers to a lot of you members
There's one thing needed in the fight for learning that cannot be called anything
but "stick-to-it-iveness." That is as plain as we can make it. Diligence, faithfulness
and constant pursuit of a definite thing brings rich rewards.
Then, there's that feeling of responsibility. Remember there are some people who
care whether vou succeed or not. care whether vou hold vour head high or let it drop,
care whether vou forget how much it means to them to have you on the top shelf.
Those people are vour parents. To them vou exemplify the finest maidiood and
womanhood in the world, because you're all their own.
So keep in mind the aforementioned necessities for a really successful college career,
namely: Cooperation, self-respect, "stick-to-it-iveness," responsibility and regard for
others. Armed with these weapons plus the earnest desire to really "go places, " how
can you avoid being a class in the future, of which Saint Augustine's may be justly
THE JUNIOR CLASS '47
Helen C. Payne, President
Harriet H. Lee, Secretary
The ihorned-rose. the sorrow, and our previous title has passed; we are now
on the second rung of the success ladder and nearer, the inevitahle. Ournumber,
though lessened by '"time and tide," still has its nucleus of determination, faith,
and ability regardless of our shortcomings and blunders. "Time marches on,"
and we strive to keep in pace — in acquisition and conformity to our past year of
Now we are sophomores — fools made wiser by the knowledge, teachings, and
experiences of our benign teachers and advisers. All that we have achieved, at-
tained, and retained, we owe to their ceaseless efforts. Our gratitude has no depth
nor our laud any height;
In spite of our present world of chaos and confusion, sophomores, our future
is assured. We have our flaws and realizing, too, our diverse mistakes and
adverse criticisms; nevertheless with obedience to God and service to our fellow-
mates, we shall attain the ultimate goal of true democracy — good citizenship.
James H. Faniel. President.
■<V- .'- -■•-.
In September the freshman class of "45-*46 entered Saint Augustine's un-
prepared and very shy: but with a will and determination to get adjusted and
From the beginning we worked with an unceasing effort to achieve the
goal we had set before us. With aching heads, burning eyes and tired fingers
we worked, never getting disappointed.
During the time we spent on these grounds, we have found out that Saint
Augustine's stands for truth, loyalty and respect of persons and the rights of
others; and through these things we hope to be better citizens and good leaders
in our various walks of life.
It is with great joy that we, the members of the freshman class, are able to
thank our instructors and advisers for all the benefits obtained. We hope to put
these into practice.
Best Female Singer
Best memory ;"
Best male singer
Best basketball player
,. a. Calloway
Most appealing personality
. - 1. gooding
. - a. morgan
Most comical girl
, J 1. thorpe
Most refined young lady
Shortest young man
Most consers'ative young man
, J e. wilson
Most sympathetic young Jady
bv i. bames.
THE ACIES CLUB
standing, letl to right: T^illiam Perry. Joseph Saunders, Prezell Robinson, Laurence Jones, William Jackson, George
Manle). Horace Lawson. \^alker LeFlore.
Scnletl: Francis Clarke. Neal Stitt, George Sadler. Professor Lloyd L. Woods, Adviser; Shirley Williams. LeRoy
Tliompson. Hugh Marshall.
.\«/ pictured: Charles Farrar, Stanislaus Solomon.
THE BATTLE LIIVE
Here's to a family of brothers
\^ hose purpose is to work and aid
Maroon and Gold our dashing hue
Stand as our lii\e for you.
\es, well work we'll strive.
Stand firm till the end of strife.
Hold back the foe. fight never flee.
Defend the BATTLE LINE ACIES. for thee.
Were one united firm with courage
With brotherhood as our fond aim
With loyalty and service true
ACIES, dear club, for you.
We feel our hopes can be accomplished
We know we "11 do our most to make them
But til! the hour our judgments due
ACIES we're all for vou.
BROTHERHOOD OF ST. ANDREW
THE BIG SISTERS' CLUB
Slanding, leit to risht: Rtbie \^ ilson. Lillian Dupree. Sarah Dupree. Pattie Laws, Willie Fennell,
Rosa Hopkins, Marian Cheek.
Sealed: Willie Mae Rayins. Aucuslinc Morrison, -Alary V^ right. Qu^fi E. Moore. Naomi Edgecombe,
Not pictured: Eulalia Bailey, .'^ally .Junes. Frieda Strickland. Edith Sands. Catherine Williams.
Hattie Redden. .Margarita Lewis, .Marion Evans.
The Big Sisters' Club has pledged to be big sisters to the freshmen girls of Saint
Augustine's College and to entourage them to utilize all of the worthwhile opportuni-
ties offered them during their vears in college. This organization is composed of
the young women of the Senior Class. During our years here we have become
acquainted with the problems that confront the freshmen in becoming adjusted to
college life. \^ e have tried to make this transitional period easier in order that our
little sisters will ha\e pleasant memories of their first college davs and will endeavor
two years hence to accept the responsibilitv to be Big Sisters to the freshmen girls
THE CLIOIVIC SOCIETY
The Clionic Society is the outgrowth of the interest on the part of the students of
Saint Augustine's College in current issues and problems. Mr. T. L. Spraggins
realized that many of the students enjoyed debates, group and panel discussions.
Therefore, in the fall of 1945 he gathered together representatives — students of different
classes — and organized the Clionic Society.
The qualifications for membership are very simple: an average of "C" in academic
work and an interest in current topics, magazines and other periodicals. The Clul)
has grown in membership to twenty-eight. The members are still very enthusiastic
and the programs presented are always well received. Beside panel discussions and
the like, the club sponsors several social affairs, including an annual fall banquet
and an annual spring picnic. Miss Cordelia Blackburn is serving for the second
time as president of the group.
LES ELITES SOCIETY (1933-1946)
Colors: Pink and blue
(The Selected few)
F'lowkr: Pink carnation
LonisE Laws President Jessie Corde-.ia BLACKBURN-rrP<r,s«rer
CORINE Luxu. WRicHT__F.ce President Katheeen Svevester R.v.e^^ ^^^^^^^^^
Sara Field DuPree Secretary
Marian Lovette Cheek-_.Js5/. Secretary
Mrs. Val Dora Tlrner Frazer. A.B. Fisk Universitv; Graduate work, Yale. Adviser
Helen Payne. Elle
n Alston. Yvunne Hart. Barbara W>i,ht, Mar.an Cheek. R.^a Hopkins. E.lith
Sands. Catherine W.lliants. Marian Evans, Vivian Harris. Yvonne Brown, Flora To.nsencl. Ha.tie
Watford. Evangeline Farr.or, Ahna Harris, Redh.ia Kiggtns. .Marie Traeye. Berd.ne Caple. Clara
Coward. Edith Oakes. Delia Scott.
VELEDA CLUB 1943-1946
Miss Hazel V. Clarke
Queen Moore, President
Helen Gill. J ice President
Sarah McClamb, Secretary
Mayme ShL'LER. Treasurer
Doris Willis Clara Kelly
ZETA SIGMA RHO SOCIETY
Margarita Lewis. President
Louise Lambert, Vice President
RosiNDA Nealy, Treasurer
Ruby Wynn, Secretary
Colors: Purple and Gold
.Mrs. L. C. O'Daniel
LITERARY EFFORT OF STUDENTS
WHOSE BLOOD SAVED CORPORAL JOl^ES?
It didn't matter to this young taxi driver from Harlem. It didn't matter to his widowed mother
and sisters and brothers either. Nor did it matt?r to the hundreds of thousands of Americans all
over the country. But it did matter a great deal to Adolph Hitler. Why? Because, simply that blood was
one of the great reasons why he and his murderous henchmen were facing inevitable defeat.
Thousands of us gave freely of our blood during the war. Mr. Contu. the little Italian peddler
contributed two quarts in behalf of his only son who died at Pearl Harbor. Jacques, the French chef
at the big hotel, gave also. So did Mr. Rause, the Dutch jeweler; Fa Lung, the Chinese laundry boy,
and Albert, the Greek student at the Liniversity. Mr. Gallosky. the Jewish storekeeper, down at the
corner, closed shop early one afternoon so that his blood could help to save the lives of hundreds of
our boys at Bataan.
All during the war. there were vicious propagandists who would have had us believe that
Negro blood was inferior, that any nation that had even a drop of it running through its system
was a weak, degenerate nation. But Corporal Brown proved that these stories were all lies, that there
is only 0\E strain of blood— HUMAN BLOOD!
Because of the discrimination that was made towards our blood by the Red Cross, many prejudiced
people believed that if the blood of a different people were transferred to another, that person receiv-
ing it would inherit some of the qualities and physical characteristics of this other people. Scientists
have proved this statement to be wholly untrue. Plasma, when mixed with water, could and was used
to sa\e the life of any man or any woman of any race or color wounded in action anywhere in the
So. what difference did it make if the Red Cross did label our blood? When the need for this
life-restoring liquid arose, that little tag on the jar became just another scrap of paper. Our blood
saved the life of an American boy who may have been our own brother, father or husband. That is all
But. still you ask. whose blood did save Corporal Brown? Well, suppose we just sav that it
was the blood of Jew and Gentile. Catholic and Protestant. Negro and White. Democrat and Republican.
Northerner and Southerner. \^ e shall never know, and we should not even care.
(Taken from essav submitted for Church Institute Prize. "45.
THE FUTURE OF THE ]\EGRO YOUTH
The abrupt ending of the second world war has definitely affetted the future of the American
Negro. During that conflict many of our boys made the supreme sacrifice without flinching. They
were found in all theaters of the war fighting to preserve that which thev hold so dear and value so
highly — libertv. As a result of their constant struggle and numerous achievements, they have, in the
last two or three decades, caused many thoughtful Americans to wonder just what part thev would
plav in the postwar world.
Today, our boys are returning home by the thousands to an America which they hoped would
no longer be veiled with prejudice and hatred. They are trying to elevate themselves above the
mountains of indolence, fear, sloth, ignorance and superstition which have engulfed for more than
a century. This means that they will soon demand their rights, and in so doing, they will in all
eventuality open many doors for us. But how many of us will be able to enter these doors? Only
the Negro youth can answer this question. Let us turn to them with renewed hope and uplifted heart.
Their eagerness to defend the principles of democracy has caused our hopes to soar to unheard of
heights. If they gird on ambition, they will surely win. With that one incentive worlds have been
We must awaken them to the realization that preparation is the key to success. In preparing
themselves, they must remember that education is their chief asset. We were stopped once before
because of lack of education. We can't let it hinder us now! We must stand behind our vouth
with unfaltering trust and staunch belief. Never before has the field been so ripe with opportuni-
ties. It is up to our youth to choose some v^ocation for which each is best fitted. They must become
extremely efficient in their chosen work. Let us remember that our tomorrow must be built on the
foundation of perseverance and faith.
In planning for today's task, we must remember that along with every opportunity comes to chal-
lenge to prove our worth and convince our fellow-Americans that we should be allowed to share in
the peace that is yet to be won.
It will be well for us to remember and put into practice the motto of the late Dr. George W.
'"Start with what you have,
Never be satisfied."
At last the day for the game we've all been waiting for has arrived. The whistle blows, the ball
is thrown into play, and the great test of skills begins. Backward, and forward, the players dash over
the court, dribbling, trying tricky shots, and when the timing is perfect, sinking the ball into the
basket for a score. This coordination, cooperation, or whatever you may call it, among those five
boys on the court determines the outcome of the game. Win or lose, this hand of fellowship among
the players which we would like to call sportsmanship has influenced their attitude toward their
So it is in the game of life. From the moment of birth we begin to gather unto ourselves some
feeling and respect for the rules of sportsmanship — good or bad. In our daily life our attitudes in
playing this all important game fairly, become a silken cord which binds us to others and others to us.
We know that we cannot win all the time, but by learning to be more skillful in dribbling and
trickv shots the time will come when we shall make a score. We must learn to take our losses with
a smile on our faces and to shake hands with the opponent sincerely and honestly.
Sometimes we may feel that we have done all that we can in abiding by the rules of "the game"
and still we are cheated; but let us remember this that "the harder the defeat the sweeter the victory."
How much more we appreciate this victory, then, because we know that to our opponents we have ex-
tended the hand of fellowship and found in them an eagerness to accept it.
THE TRUTH SHALL If IKE YOU FREE
Today, nineteen centuries removed from the time of the utterance. "The Truth Shall Make You
Free." the workl is not free. Instead of there being perfect truth, the world is filled with confusion
and gropes in darkness.
Sometimes, we hear the expression: "What is truth?" There are any number of definitions of
truth, but I like to think of truth as being steadfast and sincere — dealing with one"s self and his
fellow men and following in the way and statutes of one's creator and leailer.
Men must know the truth and must be able to distinguish truth from falsehood. They must
know when people are preaching false doctrines and must be able to withstand them lest they lead
them into utter chaos. Whenever this idea of false doctrines comes to my mind. I inevitably think
of the people of Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy who were led into the vallev of darkness and
despair by despots who filled them full of lies and deceitful doctrines. We must be able to analyze
the teachings of such persons and not fall victims of the same. It is true that the Germans proved
superior in many ways. They proved this without a doubt. They had tenacity, perseverance, fore-
sight, and dexterity which enabled them to advance with staggering swiftness. But. as the saying
goes: "Truth crushed to earth will rise again" and. thus, today we look at our warped and vengeful
enemy, a beaten nation, looking to the people they scorned for meat and shelter.
We can bring our minds to an even clearer event when we think of the abuses hurled at the
Negroes, and after having been abused, falsely accused, oppressed and desolated, they have achieved
some of the highest places ever in world society. They have made more progress in eighty years than
any race under the sun.
Men who know the truth are brave and unafraid. In this connection we can carry our minds
a long way back to the oppression of the Jews in Palestine by people who called themselves religionists
and descendants of Abraham. The Jews were beaten, devastated, and distressed until a certain Nazarene
came to their rescue. He gave them the truth as he knew it. He spoke in the temple among enemies
who were ready to take away his life at that same time; but he was not afraid. We ask ourselves
this question: "Why did this Nazarene speak so boldly with complete freedom from fear of
religionists who attempted to mob him?" There he stands speaking in the temple to those belie\ing
in him. Listen to him! Hear for yourselves his own answer to the question: "If ye continue in
my word, then ye are my disciples indeed and ye shall know the truth and The Truth Shall Make
you Free." He was finally arrested by religionists, held in custody, and abu.sed and derided, falsely
accused, and then nailed to a tree till lifeless. But he died a free man. He died because he did not
choose to fight back with powers that were at his command. He died because the interests of truth con-
cerning Himself and his Father would be more fully served by suffering innocently unto death than
by continuing to live as a man.
In conclusion, it is well to note that one must buy the truth at the cost of his time and effort
spent in searching for freedom.
Charity Begins at Home
When Hitler's stridenl l)attle-cry
Eniliillered and ernliroiled the world
A dcizen nations" war-Hags
Proud England smiled al Ireland.
And lifte<l thence lier maUed hand.
Removed her sword from India's throat
And loosed from Egypt her garrote.
Atoned for her harsliness to each colony.
And sent the call throughout her span
For every alile-hodied man
To take up arm? for Liherty.
And stately France sent to Morocco
Algeria. Madagascar, and the Congo
Saying. '"Take your sword in hand. Black Brothers,
Get your rifie out and clean it:
When we slew your sire and mothers.
You know we didn't really mean it.
All your sores fr<tm knives and lashes
We will gladly salve.
All those unfair tithes and taxes
We will gladly halve.
No more pitiful dole for you.
No forced labor with pick and bar
In those mines we stole from you.
You may have equality
And freedom while we are at war —
Come and fight for Liberty!"
Japan, hypocrytic and vain.
Plotted with the German maniac.
Said "So solly if honorable blade cause pain,"
And plunged her knife in America's back.
America reeled from the coward blow —
Reeled and recovered with her rage aglow.
The brazen trumpet-calls rang forth.
East and West, South and North.
To muster men, supplies, machines.
Soldiers, sailors, flyers, marines.
To avenge the deadly hypocrisy
And fight to protect democracy.
And down in Georgia or Tennessee.
A mob of Southerners around a tree
Heard their country's call and never flinched.
With firm foot-steps that did not lag.
They rallied to Democracy s flag.
Leaving hanging in that tree
A burnt and tortured amorphy —
A 'nigger" they had lynched.
When Hitler's strident battle-call is stilled, no more to blast.
And the world has seen the Rising Sun fall to a final
setting at last.
May all the folk of the world agree
To follow this ancient epitome:
Freedom. Justice. Love . . . Charity
SHOULD BEGIN AT HOME.
Who would think, that in a raindrop —
Tlie geometric symmetry of a snowflake latent lies.
The lake is a singing turquois blue —
But when I dip up some in my palm, it feigns a clear hue.
Out upon the plains of hesitation.
Lie the bones of countless millions —
Who upon reaching the threshold of success — rest, and
resting died —
This . . . is . . . Life.
Irving Mayson. '4S.
My arms are the proper setting for a jewel like her;
But I'm too shy
I fix a smile upon my face when she passes by.
She returns an answering smile and slightly nods.
Passing me by.
I should overwhelm her with ardencies, but I'm too shy.
She smiles demurely, yet intriguingly —
It makes me sigh
And dream of storming her heart's portals — but I'm too shy.
Irving Mayson, '48.
* ' M
Mr. and Mrs. T. Curtis Mayo, unique performers in a Joint Piano Recital sponsored
bv the ACIES Club. Featured on the Recital was a performance of the Grieg Concerto
—two piano arrangement. Mrs. Mayo at the first piano. The Recital, enjoyed im-
mensely by campus students and faculty, was repeated at St. Ambrose Episcopal Church
to assist in the Building Fund campaign carried on by that church.
To the Young Women of the Campus:
Since Saint Augustine's is a Co-edurational college, we realize that harmony among its inhabitants is to be
achieved only through the striving of members of both sexes to be a brother or sister to his or her mates.
So as a brother to you all — and I do consider myself a brother — may I voice the young men's opinions of
you? It is not that I wish to down you; rather, it is that we seek an understanding on both our parts.
I know that from time to time you have been puzzled with the actions of the young men and have asked your-
selves "what's wrong with the boys?" Well, we've done the same and now we wish to lake a trip around the
campus and seek to remedy these many shortcomings.
Let us venture to the dormitories for a while. There we see — every day— a certain group of young ladies
entertaining a certain group of weak males, not thinking to give the other girls and boys a chance, and causing
these weak males to be conditioned and flunked in class work. Had you ever stopped to think that you're causing
your future husbands to spend a lifetime trying to prepare themselves to care for you? Okay, then, so lighten
up on the dates and give the fellows a chance to study. They're weak, so you must be strong, 1 know that SOCI.\L
HOURS are every day from 2:30 to .S:.30, but that does not mean the SAME GIRLS AND EVERY DAY? Be-
sides, the less he sees you the prettier you become, and vice versa. Since the campus is so small that one cannot
step out of his dormitoi? without seeing everybody, then why not limit your dates to once a week and maybe Sundays?
That's common sense, for then you're giving the other hundreds of girls a chance to sit on a sofa with their guys.
And, by the way, if you must wear those top coats within the Dining Hall, then please stop reaching so far for
food. We'd rather see your pretty dresses when we're eating— show them more often, please. And the least you
could do would be to take off those campus caps when seated at a table. And sister, by all means, please stop walking
out of the dining hall only because the food isn't what you want. Remember that there are hundreds of others
who don't have the money you have, and, all cooks burn food sometimes, and besides, it reveals poor intelligence
and thoughtless actions. Sit for at least ten minutes even if you don't eat.
Let us go to our beloved Chapel. Shall we go to giggle, move and replace our hymnals as noisily as we can, sit
inattentively, or shall we go to meditate and secure as much spiritual uplifting as possible? Then, shall we resolve
to make this a better place for spiritual food? Wonderful! \ step forward!
Oh, it's library hour, so grab your book and meet that guy, he's waiting. Just the thoughts of being beneath
a silver moon and the beautiful landscape make you long for nightly caresses. What do you think that guy thinks of
you for meeting him in such an illegal manner? The library is a place for studying and should be used for
such in a quiet way. And by all means encourage him to take you by the Cheshire Building on the way home!
The monthly social comes up tomorrow night. Are you planning to attend? No? Why? The Boys only dance
with a "few" girls? Oh sis, you're forgetting that the meaning of the word SOCI.AL is not limited to dancing alone.
Besides, the boys are only human beings, seeking in a world of preservation, to conserve leather — dancing with those
who offer the most entertainment for the length of a rec rd. You must admit that an intelligent conversation while
dancing adds much to enjovment. So, to the "few" las you say) who have been fortunate enough to dance every
dance, we say 'THANKS SIS, FOR A LITTLE COMMON SENSE AND KNOWLEDGE OF HOW TO CARRY
ON AN INTELLIGENT CONVERSATION."
Sister, don't be a cheer leader unless you can control your tongue, for we all know that school spirit here is
poor. Sometimes we are emotionally drained and don't feel like yelling, although the boys are playing a swell game.
If you must be a cheer leader remember "A slip of the lip (with the boysi really sinks a ship. '
And about dormitory secrets, they're to be kept within the dormitory. Boys will listen to your telling them,
but their opinion of your reliability, in the end, is lowered.
Sisters, we don't mean to be harsh in any way, we only wish that you be nice young women by remedying
your shortcomings, thus causing us to become better and more alert brothers. It is then only that Saint Augustine s
will be the college of our ideal and a campus conducive to work.
In other words, before you act, think through the matter and say, "I'm going to give the other fellow, as well
as myself, a chance."
A LEADI]\G LADY OF THE CAMPUS
Mrs. L. G. O'Danicl
I was very pleased when the staff asked me to intervew Mrs.
O'Daiiiel for the Pe.n. I have been associated with her since
-lie lias been with the Music Department here and I Icnow her
a> a very charming person with whom all students can feel ut-
!<m1\ at ease. Of course. 1 could not talk about everything
idiinected with her life because time would not permit. There-
fore, after chatting about this and that we got down to business.
Naturally her music career was the highlight of the tete-a-
li-le. She started from her childhood and worked up to the
present and after she had finished I knew perfectly well why
our music department ha;- been so enriched since she has been
A? a child. Mrs. O'Daniel began study of the piano under
a Quaker woman who saw thai she had exceptional musical
talent and encouraged her mother and father to keep up her
lessons. Thus, further strengthened by a distant relative
ulio was a gifted musician in Philadelphia, she launched out
oil licr musical career. At fifteen years of age Mrs. O'Daniel
ua? chosen bv voung church people to organize and direct the
I liurrh choir. This was her incentive to do choral work.
After graduating from high school, she entered the State Teachers College at Cheyney. Penn-
-\hania. where she received the Bachelor of Science degree. She was greatlv encouraged there by
the college President and the music teacher, and was verv active during this time, appearing as soloist
for the choir, as dramatic star and in many other activities.
After graduation, she taught music in the Washington High School in Washington, N. C. It was
,1- the result of this work that her marriage came about. She studied at Chicago Musical College,
and being encouraged further by her piano and voice teacher she later went to the Lniversity of
r(Miis\ hania where she received the Master of Science Degree in Music Education. She has done
additional studv at Pennsylvania University and State College even after this.
<)uickl\ we came to her career here at Saint Augustine's where she has made such great progress
uilli the raw material. She says that she prefers to leach music although she likes her literature
I oiirses as well. The Choral Club here at Saint Augustines has been a great inspiration to her because
-lie can see what can be done in spite of the manv handicaps we ha\e. She finds the students eager
.irid willing to work, and for the most part, musical and intelligent. It gratifies her to no end. you
' .in imagine, to see the rapid progress and development that freshmen students make in the musical
' la-se- and choral club.
>lie finds a very sound and helpful Music set-up here at Saint Augustine's. Her onlv advice for
iiKantement would be an expanded instrumental department A\here students mav learn to plav other
in-truinents besides the piano. She feels that any teacher of music needs to be familiar with at least
"Hi' in-trument in everv class.
.^o the afternoon came too quickly to a close. I thought of the progress that had been made in
inu-K since Mrs. O'Daniel's arrival here and I silently prayed that each year would issue in some
one who would do as much as she has for the progress of Dear Old Saint Augustine's.
Dr. L. L. Woods
A CAMPUS SCHOLAR
Perhaps one of the most outstanding personalities on Saint
Augustine's campus, taking all things in consideration, is Dr.
Lloyd L. Woods. I feel that when we get an insight into the
factors that have contributed so much to the success of the
enviable person, we can well understand why students of the
campus have benefited so much by his brilliant presence. His
life, like most men of his peer, really began in college.
Born in Tola, Kansas, and educated in the Wichita public
schools, Lloyd Woods embarked on his chemical career af
Friends University in Wichita. After a brilliant college career
he was graduated in 1930. In the fall of 193L he began his
teaching career far from home at Saint Augustine's College,
in Raleigh, N. C. A year later he married Miss Dora Keeton
also of lola, who was in her senior year in college.
The year 1934 was a year of dual happiness for the Woods.
Their only child, Elaine, was born and at the same time. Dr.
Woods received the Master's degree from Kansas State College.
Continuous hard work and study in the years that followed
led to the earning of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in
the field of Chemistry. This degree was conferred in the
summer of 194-i at Kansas State College.
Dr. Woods is connected with several national organizations pertaining to science, namely: The
American Chemical, the Phi Lambda Upsilon Honary Chemical Society and the Kansas Academy of
Science, also a social fraternity, Kappa Alpha Psi. During the summer of 1945, he taught Inorganic
Chemistry at the summer session of New York University. Numerous papers on chemistry have been
written by Dr. Woods and have been published in such national magazines as the Journal of Chemi-
During the past years Dr. Woods has proved himself to be not only a teacher well-versed
in his subject matter, but also a favorite with the students because he's a "regular fellow." Chem-
istry majors fondly call him "boss." In extra-curricular activities, both with the facultv and the
student bodv. Doctor Woods has rendered his services conimendably. Before the war called the
members of the Chancellors Club, he led them in a very admirable fashion. Now he is faculty
adviser to the ACIES Club and the Sophomore Club. He is also co-chairman of the Activities
Dr. Woods has launched many men on successful professional careers for by his splendid
method, he made them really learn the things that were worth while. The chemistry which seemed
a burden to them while here in pre-medical school proved to be a life-saver once they entered
medical school. Dr. Woods is justly proud of his many students, several of whom have graduated
with honor as physicians, dentists, or technicians.
Therefore, with pleasure and pride, the Pen Staff presents the "Scholar of the Year," Dr. Lloyd L.
Woods, the "right guy."
It's only human for people to like to receive awards. Perhaps I should say that it's only
natural for people to like to receive awards for something which they may have done that was con-
structive. Personally, I like to see people rewarded for everything they do. Of course, the value
of the award should be determined bv the constructiveness of the accomplished task which warranted
their receiving it. Therefore, I hereby bestow upon the following persons and organizations award
Mr. George Mask, Miss Cecile Beatty. Mr. Neal Sritt. and
Miss Yvonne Brown for their splendid representation of
St. Auyusline at the Omega Talent Hunt.
Mr. Aul)rey Lawson for liis brilliant performance in his
first dramatic jierformance.
Zela Sigma Rho for tlieir delightful January' dance.
The Clieer Leaders for their "revived spirits" after
last year's rest period.
The \ eleda Qub for remaining conservative and demo-
cratic in a smoldering environment.
The veterans who adapted themselves so admirably to
a changed situation.
Mrs. Elizabeth Vincent Mayo who. in her unique
IJerformance. gave the students a recital they had long
Miss Eulalia Bailey, who has '"come out of her shell,'"
and is well on her way to becoming a well-integrated
Mrs. 0"Daniel for her excellent Choral Club.
Miss Freida Perry. Choral Club accompanist for the
Our B.W.I.'s, Miss Ina Barnes. Mr. Hugh Marshall.
Mr. Stanislaus Solomon. Mr. LeRoy Thompson, and
Mr. Coleridge Reeves for their academic success.
The Practice teachers for a job "'well done."
Mr. Price Braithwaite for providing entertainment for
the campus when he became the "Bearded man."
Mr. Lynch for his general spirit of cociperativeness,
friendliness, and helpfulness.
Mr. Charles "Mack"" Williams for coaching such a
Les Elites Society for presenting an interesting and
helpful workshop on "The Worthy Use of Leisure Time."'
To all of the recipients. I say '"wear your ORCHIDS proudly. It's a wonderful thing to have people like you."
Cecil D. Halliburton »««< all-around
Reginald Lynch »«*' «'*«*'
Arthur P. Chippey ^ost pleasing personality
Earl H. McClenney ^'«** «^«<^*
Pearl Snodgrass ^«s^ Sincere
Mabel I»I. Latham ^»«< cultured
Nina Anthony ^'»"«< unupprouclioble
David Virgo ^«*< reserved
Tinsley L. Spraggins ^ost radical
Theodore Mayo ''»«* courteous
Lillian O'Daniel Most beautiful
Julia Delany M«*^ obserruut
Dr. Lloyd Woods ^«^t scholarly
Hazel V. Clarke IVeatest
Wilson Inborden W»«« technlcol
Val Dora Frazier ^^i**^* serene
James Livas M«s« uuodopted
FIRST SEMESTER, 1945-1946
By Willie M. Ragins
Song Sensations and Book Titles That Remind Me of
People. Places and Things
Halfway to Heaven — St. Augustine's College
Time Alone Will Tell — whether you passed the test
or "missed the bus"
I'M Making Believe — we're C.I.A.A. Champs
Everyday of My Life — Chapel
My FAVoniTE Song — The Warrior Song
After Awhile — there will be no boys in the Senior
A Wonderful Winter — just one snowfall
When Christmas Comes — another vacation
Baby, I Can't Sleep — when thinking of the Discipline
And So I Dreamed — school closed — no coal
Just You Wait and See — next year's football team
Helpless — at meal time
CoUNTiN' On You — in Bible
Happy Again — May 29th is just around the corner
If It Could Happen — ham and eggs for breakfast
One Meatball — dining room
Movie Mirth (When I Saw Them I Thought of Certain
To Have and Have Not — all A's
Practically Ours — class pins
Music for Millions — Mr. and Mrs. Mayo
Can't Help Singing — Choral Club
Ministry of Fear — Discipline Committee
And Now Tomorrow — homeward bound
Guest in the House — at home games
Hollywood Canteen — College Grill
Tomorrow, the World — Class of '46
I'll Be Seeing You — at the Senior Dance
The Virginian — Stanley
Together Again — Sarah and Joe
Experiment Perilous — Chemistry Lab
The Three Cabelleros — Stitt. Saunders, and Robinson
Leave Her to Heaven — Eulalia Bailey
Love Letters — Ragins and Blunt
I Love a Soldier — Rose B. Hopkins
The Dolly Sisters — Lillian and Mattie Dupree
The Thin Man — George Sadler
A Tree Grows In Brooklyn — Margarita Lewis
Love Affair — Shirley Williams
In This Our Love — Mary Wright
The Great John L. — Pattie Laws
The Clock — Frieda Strickland
Janie — Marion Cheek
Marriage Is a Private Affair — Buster Perry
Doll Face — Naomi Edgecombe
GoiN My Way — Charles Farrar
Conflict — Joe and Cliff
Confidential Agent — George Mask
The Corn Is Green — Catherine Williams
Old Acquaintance — Stine and Simon
Rebecca — Queen Moore
Conspirators — Stanley and Robinson
This Love of Ours — Cordelia and J. T.
Gone With the Wind — Beulina
In Our Time — No men. no team
A Song To Remember — Neal Stitt
Song of Bernadette — Hattie Redden
Something for the Boys — Richie Sands
Madame Curie — Rebie Wilson
Without Love — Braithwaite
Gas Light — Marian Evans
Spellbound — -anybody's Pledgees
The Valley of Decision — to study or not to study
Anchors Aweigh — at the Monthly Social
Week-end at the Waldorf — we'll settle on Arcadt
History is a deadly subject.
As deadly as can be;
It killed r. D. R.
And now it's killing me.
"Roses I sent to match your cheeks."
So wrote a lovelorn fellow:
At last the florist sealed his fate.
The roses he sent were yellow.
What'cha doin? fishin?
Naw, I'm drawin worms.
Little poodle asleep on a log;
Forest fire . . . hot dog!
He: Please, May I?
She : No.
He : Just this once':*
She: Certainly not!
He : Oh, gosh ma, all the kids are goin' barefoot,
A jitterbug went out to swim,
Alas! too late he found
The current grim — too much for him,
'Hep! Hep! he cried and drowned.
This here poem 'orter
Be two lines shorter.
Pity costs nothin' and ain't wuff nothin'!
Here lies my wife; tears can't bring her back:
Therefore. I weep.
Nature never makes a mistake. If she makes a fool
she means it.
He who fights and runs away
Will live to fight another day.
There was a litle boy from York
He learned how to eat with a fork
He came to Saint Aug
Where one eats like a hog
And now he don't eat with no fork a-tall!
The College Grill, located in the basement of the Hunter Building, is one of the finest recrea-
tional facilities provided by the school. Dancing and games are enjoved and snacks are served dailv.
DR. EDSON E. BLACKMAN
Charlotte. N. C.
President of the St. Augustine's College
General Alumni Association
We are very much interested in tlie atom.
Mr. and Mrs. James Boyer
Mr. John H. Brown, Jr.
Miss Helen B. Davis
Mr. and .Mrs. C. K. Hunt. Jr.
Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Hunt, Sr.
-Mr. and Mrs. Douglas L. Hunt
Mrs. Clinton B. Ligon
Mrs. Elsie Hunt Perry
.Mr. and .Mrs. W. A. Perry, ?r.
Mrs. Ida H. Reid
Lt. Thomas J. Bembry
Mr. and .Mrs. Osceola Morrison
Lt. Charles E. .Miller
Mrs. Grace M. Stephens
.Mr. and Mrs. Anthony Scott
Mrs. Zura Turner
Mr. Oliver Homes
Pfc. John F. .Morrison
.Mr. Joseph LeCompte
Miss Virginia Jefferson
Miss Julia Magwood
Mr. and Mrs. W. Edgecombe
Pfc. Jesse Boston
Mrs. Nora Brown
Miss Florence Worficld
Miss Edith Graves
.Miss Eleanor Johnson
Mr. and Mrs. Earl .\1. McClenney
Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd L. Woods
Mr. and Mrs. Wilson Inborden
Bland High School
Rev. Henry Sutton
Mrs. Mildred James
Mrs. Ethel Fennell
.Mr. Elijah Highsmith
Mr. J. D. Fennell
Mrs. Florence Haves
Mrs. E. P. Wiley '
Miss Edna .\iken
Miss Eddie Joe Aiken
Mr. H. .Melton White
Mr. and .Mrs. Richard Ragins
Mr. and Mrs. Whitfield Braxton
Dr. and Mrs. Nelson L. Perry
Mr. Asbury McCain
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Foye
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Brimage
Mr. and Mrs. Claude Foye
Mr. Charlie Perkins
Mr. and .Mrs. Moseley
Mr. James Younge, Jr.
Miss Grace Sweeney
Mr. John Leon Ward
Miss Blanche Jenkins
Mr. Edward Marshall
Mr. David Virgo
Mr. Cecil D. Halliburton
Mr. Nathaniel Culmer
Miss Helen M. Roberts
Mrs. Isabelle Thatch
Miss Alva Thatch
Mrs. .Vlartha Wiggins
Mrs. Mary E. Saunders
Mr. James F. Burke
Mr. John Gorham
Miss Hanie Gorham
Miss Beulah 0. Kelsey
Mr. Waddie Saunders
Mrs. Gladys Palin
Mrs. Louise Paxton
Mrs. Bertha Butler
Mr. Ernest Guess
-Mr. and Mrs. William Foster
Mrs. Rosebud Conner
Mr. Linwood Young
Miss Bernice W. Greene
Mr. Linwood Saunders
Mr. Alonza .Vlidgett
Mr. Frank Pollock
.Mr. Eddie Cherry
.Mr. John Carter
Mr. William Martin
.Mr. James George
Mr. Allen Johnson
Mr. Norman West
Mr. Edward George
-Vlr. John Bell
Justice Hubert Delany
Rev. John H. Johnson
Mrs. F. J. Carnage
Mr. John Carrington
Miss Grace Redden
.Miss Ethelle Ma.xwell
.Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Dupree
Miss Vlarian VL Dupree
Mr. Tinsley Spraggins
-Vliss Hazel V. Clarke
Miss Nina W. .\uthony
Mrs. Catherine Burgess
Miss Norma J. Levister
.Mr. and Mrs. Jesse Blackburn
Mr. Graham Daniel. Sr.
.Mr. .\lbert G. Hudson
.Vlr. and Mrs. Jefferson Blackburn
Mr. J. T. Miller
Mr. J. B. Nelson
Dr. J. B. Davis
Cpl. William H. Jackson. Jr.. '40
.Mr. H. M. Holmes
Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Strickland
Mr. Clarence .Mitchell
Mr. and .Mrs. Kinston Cotton
Mr. and Mrs. Israel Barbee
Mr. John Henry Johnson
Miss Grace Lane
-Vlr. Daniel Coleman
Mr. --Vlvin Knight
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stanley
-Miss Audrey L. McQueen
-Mr. Frank Chavis
.Mr. Jesse .Saunders
Miss Helen Gill
Miss Myrtle Roberls, R.N.
Mr. Samuel Tinimons
Mr. Dossie Jones
Mr. Herbert Grav
Mr. William H. Gordon. Jr.
Mrs. William H. Gordcm. Sr.
Sgt. Bennett W. Massy, Jr.
Mr. H. Worth. Sr.
Mr. J. H. Sands
Mrs. Wayman Clemens
Dr. W. F. Clark
Dr. E. E. Blackman
Miss Bernetta Horton
Miss Dorothy Clarke
Mr. and Mrs. W. G. Thomas
Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson
Miss Ester Parker
Mr. E. L. Gibson
Mrs. Violet Pullen
Mr. Wayland H. Horton. Sr.
Miss Blonnie Slade
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