The CTarior) The Brevard College Weekly Vol. I Brevard College, Brevard, North Carolina, November 8, 1935. No. 7 Methodist Student Conference This evening at 6:30 o'clock the Fourth Annual Methodist Student Conference of North Carolina will fall into full swing with the open ing of the Fellewship banquet in the dining room of the V/oman’s College of The University of North Carolina, in Greensboro. Twenty Brevard College students will ba in attendance at the ban quet and the entire conference. Methodist students from all col leges in the state will be there. The regular sessins of the con ference will be conducted in College Place Methodist Church in Greens boro. The theme of this year's conference is “The Student Faces Life.” Well known ministers and educators will be in charge of the discussions that take place during the conference. Saturday there will be morning, afternoon, and evening sessions, and the conference will close Sun day morning with the conference sermon by Dr. J. Marvin Culbert. Brevard students will return late Sunday. Sophomores Have Meeting Chapel Programs Monday morning, November 4, Mr. Dendy, our biology professor, was the speaker at our chapel services. Mr. Dendy is well known for his helpful and inspiring talks, and Monday was a very good example of these. He spoke to us on the fault of letting little sins and bad habits spoil our characters. For example he used the illustration of the potter whose vessel was spoiled because of a small piece of black wood. We hope to be able to hear more of Mr. Dendy’s talks in the future. At the assembly period Tuesday morning the student body was again treated to a very interesting talk when Rpv. R. D. Beddinger was the guest speaker. Rev. Mr. Beddinger is head of the Asheville Presbytery and at the present time is conducting a series of evangelical services at the Brevard Presbyterian Church. In his talk Mr. Beddinger stressed the fact that we must sacrifice many things that wp would like to have in order to live as we should, and that onr lives have a great deal of influence over the lives of others. He also told of many incidents that have occurred during his travels abroad. The Reverend Mr. Simmons, pastor of the local Presbyterian Church’ urg ed 11 students to attend the services which are being conducted every night. Boys’ Literary Societies Meet Cliosophic Armistice Day Ever since 1918, when November 11 comes around, we think of the Armistice and are thankful for the Meeting in Room 222 with Rich-[peace and and quiet in in our own ard Queen presiding, the Cliosophic country. The sentiment for world Literary Society held a regular peace is especiallp timely this year, meeting Tuesday night at 7 o’clock. Foreign nations are in great turmoil, The usual procedure was follow- but the United States is striving for ed, with the roll call and minutes | peace throughout the world. If all of the nations realized what a dread ful thing war is, and how many lives are lost for more or less petty causes, there would not be so much 1 warfare. We shall, of course, always pay due due homage to those who gave their lives "over there;” but as we think of them and reverence them, I let us do all in our power as individ uals and as a nation to promote [peace, the gift of God’s love. Wednesday at the assembly period the sophomore class held a meeting in room 222 of the Administratson Build ing. The president, Loyd Parks, pre sided over the group. After the meet ing was called to order and the minutes of the last meeting were read, the meet ing was turned over to a business dis cussion. The president appointed the following to serve on a committee for the purpose of selecting a motto for the class: Russell Bostic, Martha Walk er, and Ruth Sylvester. Ida Whisen- ant, Charlotte Patton, Robert Rein hardt, Vivian Kreeger, and Robert Stevenson were appointed to serve as a committee to choose the class colors and flower. After this business Mr. Buckner gave a talk on the require ments for graduation and urged each individual to see that he fulfills these requirements before next June. Vespers read by the secretary. -Charles Stackhouse was added to the roll. The chaplin conducted devotionals, which were followed by the pro gram. Those appearing on the program were John Hoyle, Sam Ardrey, Slim” Young, Bob Sumner, Wil is Turner, and the Brevard College Sernaders. The president appoint ed a social committee composed of Dollie Pope, Willis Turner, and Odell Salmon to act in collaboration with the committee of the sister society in planing a social for . the near suture. Delphian The Delphians held their regulrr | meeting Tuesday, November 5, with a large group of members present. The program was opened with the I singing of "Onward Christian Sol-| diers.'’ The regular procedure was follow-1 times in as many days. The elec- ed, and a large number of extern- tion on Monday was begun with a poraneous speeches were made, total of twenty candidates, but this llis Frady spoke on ' ‘The Advan-1 number was reduced every day; tage of the College Student Today” land the three highest on Wednes- as the ortstanding feature of the | day were Matt Herring, Virginia Freshmen Elect Council Members W^ednesday afternoon, November 6, the freshmen completed their e-‘ lection for council members after they had been to the polls three On last Sunday evening at vesper hour a rery insteresting program was presented. Miss Smith was in charge, Miss Smith told a very interesting story, after which several poems were recited by some of the students. Spec ial music was also rendered. The stage was lighted only by candles There was much intrest shown by the audience. This is proving to be the most interesting program of the col lege, and a large attendance is expected for every meeting. “Red” Henry: (To Mr. Buckner in psychology class.) “Don’t you think it would be foolish for me to marry girl who was intellectually my inferior? Mr. Buckner: “Worse than foolish ‘Red’, worse than foolish, impossible.’ New Books Eighty-one new books to be usee primarily as supplementary refer ence for the regular courses have been receivad at the library. Among this group is Freeman’s four-volume biography of Robert E Lee. All of these books were badly needed and add greatly to the reference material. program. The society decided to sponsor a lome coming day on Thanksgiving. This was of much concern to the members, and they plan to make the day very successful. Girls’ Mid-Week Service On Friday evening, November 1 the girls met in the parlor ^of West Hall for their mid-week prayer service with Donnie Patterson in charge- The theme of this week’s devotions was Peace in the Heart and Without”. The following program was carried out: Song “America” Scripture reading Donnie Patterson Prayer Gladys Shepard “In Flanders Field” Evelyn Swaringen Talk Gladys Shepard “Recessional” Harriet Rhinehardt Song “Sweet Peace, the Gift of God’s Love” [Barnes, and Marshall Houts. The other candidates who ran in the fi nal election were Mitchell Faulkner, Annie Ruth Call, and Alfred Bue- hanan.? The three who were elected 1 will serve on the council with the [seven sophomores members, to 1 work for the benefit of the stu- [ dents. This council does not gov ern the school but cooperates with the faculty in seeing that every- I thing is carried out in good order. Dramatic lYyouts Tryouts for membership in the Dramatic Club were held last week with Miss Smith, Miss Craig, Mrs. Coltrane, Frances Goforth, and Bubber Goodin acting as judges. Each person trying out gave a read ing, a panto mine alone, and a pan- tomine with the group. The follow ing were chosen as members after the tryouts: Jack Armstrong, Rus sel Andrews, Becky Brady, Bernice Continued on page 4

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