Vol. I The Brevard College Weekly Brevard College, Brevard, North Carolina, October 25, 1935. No. 5 ■Vl ■■■ Ax I i w^M m 31 To the left we present a sketch by Summers Maugans of an old house on his father’s farm near Statesville. Ruth Sylvester on Student Council 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. Reno Wins 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. Campus Notes 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. Continued on -page S Avon Players 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 about that. Freshman Class Meeting 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 Rogers presiding. 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 meeting. » 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 treasurer. Class Animosity 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 should be. “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— Continued on page 3

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