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The Brevard College Weekly
Brevard College, Brevard, North Carolina, October 25, 1935.
To the left we
present a sketch
Maugans of an
old house on his
Ruth Sylvester on
After a spirited election the Soph-
more Class, in a final election held
Wednesday, October 23, elected
Ruth Sylvester to represent them
on the Council.
This election was necessiated by
the failure of Thurman Tate, who
was elected to the Council last year,
to return to school. Miss Sylvester
was elected from the following can
didates: Ruth Sylvester, Charlotte
Patton, Wilson Forbes, Bill Davis,
Bob Dixon, Mary Marco, and Emily
Sue Mallonee. The' final election
was between Miss Sylvester and
Miss Patton with. Miss Sylvester re
ceiving the majority of the votes.
The newly elected member of the
Council is from Black Mountain
where she was very popular in her
high school work. She is president
of the Euterpian Literary Society
ana is very active in other work on
the campus. She is ranked highly
in the scholastic standing of her
class, and is well qualified to serve
on the Council.
At State Fair
John Reno, Brevard College’s
outstanding 4H Club member, spent
from Thursday until Saturday in
Raleigh where he attended the
4H Club State Fair. Reno entered
his prise calf, which won first place
in a recent fair at Asheville, in the
contest and it won for him the
Champion and the Grand Champion
Prizes. These prizes consist of
thirty dollars in cash and a scholar
ship to N. C- State College. Mr.
Reno plans to take advantage of
this scholarship and enter State Col
lege next September. The Hay
wood County Judging Team of
which Reno is a member also won
first place in the Judging Contest.
We wish for John much success in
his future 4H Club work.
Vivian Craven always likes to see
the mailman coming.
Mary Ross always manages late en
trances to the dining room and to class.
Frances Goforth’s poem “We Don’t
Count” is truly a masterpiece.
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The Avon Players, widely known
Shakespearean Company, will be seen
here October 28th in the auditorium
^vlien they present Othello. This com
pany has appeared in ahnost every im
portant city of the South during the
past season; their performance of 0-
thello being especially lauded. This
play has received wide publicity re
cently through its ijciformance by
Walter Huston and its current New
York production with Phillip Merrivale
in the title role. It is generally con
sidered to be the best constructed
drama in the English language.
Joseph Selman, who heads the cast,
is a featured New York actor. His
appearances on the road in Shakes
pearean roles during the past six years
have brought him recognition as one
of America’s foremost tragedians.
The subject for the Vesper service
next Sunday evening is “Beauty in
Common Things.” The program con
sists of: Scripture, Prayer, Special
Music, and Speaker. The speaker will
be Prof. Pangle who is known for his
very interesting speeches. Most of
the future programs will bn conducted
by the students.
Our Vespers so far have been most
colorful, helpful, inspiring, and well at
tended, but those who have not come
are especially urged to join us Sunday
and also in future servici's.
Have you heard about the Bishop
we have in school? Ask Phil Brooks
Meeting for their first meeting of the
year since the election of officers, the
Freshman Class met Wednesday even
ing at 7 o’clock in the auditorium with
Od'll Salmon conducted devotionals
at the opening of the meeting after
which Satenik Nahikian, the class sec
retary, read the minutes of the election
The president appointed a commit
tee to nominate persons for the council
and a committee to draw up the class
colors, motto, and policy. Cards re
questing certain information were giv
en to each member present to be filled
out and returned immediately.
The most important business brought
up was the discussion of class dues
which ended with several suggestions
and in the hands of a budget commit
tee headed by Ed. Powell, the class
There have been some signs of
animosity and separation between
the freshmen and sophomores. Al
though natural, it is quite evident
that if this feeling should come to
the front, college life this year will
fall far short of what it can and
“Rat Week” is over. Almost five
weeks have passed since the open-
of school. Everyone is getting ac
quainted; warm and lasting friend
ships are in a forming process.
Every student in both classes should
be working for the common cause—
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