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Left to right: Professor Bryant Davidson; Helen Shaw; James Stroud; Joe Stephens; Jarvis Wal- ler. Second row: R. D. Laing, Fred Hughens, Carrol Osbone, Roy Mouser. Third row: Ray Goens; Robert Webster; John Woods, Val Bor- um; Donn Thompson. 2 euaie ana Onjcdosuf, The three stars oi Debate and Oratory, Joe Stephens, Helen Shaw, and John Woods. Great strides were made this year in debate work at Centenary. The teams, composed of John Woods and Robert Webster, Fred Hughens and Joe Step- hens emerged victorious in many debates with col- leges from all over the South. Centenary also won its share of oratorical honors. Joe Stephens won first place in the Louisiana Peace Association Oratorical Contest with Helen Shaw winning second place in the women ' s division. John Woods placed third in a field of 27 contestants from ten states at the Louisiana speech tournament held at Louisiana State Normal College. Under the sponsorship of Professor Bryant Davidson, a Debate Club was formed with John Woods as its first president. The aim of this club is to focus at- tention of the student body on public speaking, bet- ter speaking and debating. The faculty committee composed of Professors David- son and Overdyke, Dr. Steger, Mrs. A. R. Campbell, and Dr. Morehead contributed greatly to the success of the teams, and the club.
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Dr. ]. M. Sullivan, (below) class of ' 87, who returned for the dedication cere- monies, looks over the old records that he wrote as faculty secretary from 1 to 1901 . . . Refreshments are served in the new Science Library . . . Dr. Thayer (at right) conducts an experiment in the Physical Chemistry Lab . . . On the ob- servatory, Dr. Lowance and two of his students adjust the telescope to position . . . In the Advanced Zoology laboratory , some of the students try a Physiology experiment . . . Working on electrical experiments, the Physics students seem wholly engrossed in their work.
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Chosen by the C.A.A. as one of the nation ' s colleges to offer a course in aeronautics, Cente- nary has successfully passed its second year in this category. With the United States Gov- ernment asking for more and more aviators each day, a greatly increased interest in the course has kept the instructors busy every minute since school opened last fall. For those who desire to be the future pilots of the nation, rigid physical examinations must be passed before they can continue upon their anticipated careers. The Instructor shows Robert Lary how to do pylon eights. Steger, Dowling, and Mergers pose with one of the planes . . . Part of the group enrolled in the C.A.A. course After the physical requirements have been taken care of, difficult tests in ground work must be passed before any actual flying is at- tempted. Since this is the second year that Aviation has been offered at Centenary, a more advanced course has been offered for those who have completed the initial stage of the procedure, and, under the supervision of Instructor Claude Hammel, promises to produce some fair pilots. Glenn Wilson gets ready to take off.
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