f%b(p2. Gatuner Webb College Library 545 Register for New Se mester; Bulldogs looking for imDrovements. The Pilot Inauguration plans for Dr. i’oston are progressing. For details see story below. Gardner-Webb College Boiling Springs, N. C. February 3, 1962 W. Lawson Allen jResigns Jan. 31 Vice-persident W. Lawson Al len, v;f)o is also director of public relations, announced his resigna tion to President Eugene Poston and the trustees Jan. 15, effec tive Jan. 31. Allen has been at Gardner- Webb since 1953 and was here previously in 1944-46. Additional capacities in which Allen has served include director of chnrch-school relations, acting president, business manager, reg istrar, and director of church- community development. He has served as minister of education at the First Baptist Church in Ashevill® and is a former president of Southeastern Religious Education Association. He has been listed in several Who’s Who publications and has directed Red Cross work in Cleveland County. Vice-president Allen received the B. S. degree from Western Carolina College, and M. R. E. degree from Southwestern Bap tist' Theological Seminary, and has a';tended the University of Tennessee, Southern Baptist The ological Seminary, and Wake Forest College. Events Scheduled April i 1-16 Inauguration Plans Progress Snow scenes like this thrilled Howards. First Snow For Florida Couple Brines Squeals Of Delight Honey, look out here!” The first snow of winter here in Boiling Springs evoked this response from Martha Howard as she looked out her window on the morning of January 1. She had cause to be excited. LIKE mountains Having lived in Georgia and Miami, Florida, all their lives, Martha and Virgil had never seen any mountains either. During the fall, they journeyed to Chimney Rock and bcame attached Dedmond Works Wai Be Used A graduate student at the Uni versity of Virginia, Charlottes ville, has secured permission from a Gardner-Webb College department head to use a biblio graphy published in “Bulletin of Bibliography,” September-De- cember, 1954, which will provide the graduate student with a foundation for his research for a dissertation on some aspect of Edgar Allan Poe. Prof. Francis B. Dedmond, head of t!ie Gardner-Webb College English department, has encour aged Graduate Student John E. Reillv to pursue his study of the creative works devoted to Poe, especially since Reilly has the opportunity of working with not ed Poe scholar, Dr. Floyd Stovall, head of the Department of Eng lish, University of Virginia. Prof. Dedmond also indicated to Reilly that he has chosen "a truly fascinating disseration top ic.” tt was the first time that^she_ and mountains, which they thought were the most beautiful sight ever until the snow came. The only thing they disliked about the mountains was the winding her husband, Virgil, who is a G-W ministerial student, had ever seen the beauty of snow- covered nature. They found it to be even more beautiful and en chanting than Florida. Yvonne, their one - year - old daughter, could only stand and gaze. Virgil commented that the snow really showed the differ ence in the emotional make-up of a man and a woman. “Martha acted like a little girl Although the Howards like Miami, North Carolina is fast winning a huge space in their liearts. Virgil says, “I was aston ished, no, flabergasted! at the warm and sincere friendliness of the rwople here. In Miami, one doesn’t even know his next door guess all tbe neighbors thought neighbor. I thank God for bring- I was killing her when she ing u$ to the Christian commun- screamed in delight at the u expected scene.” ity that Gardner-Webb and Boil ing .Springs Is.” Initial plans have been laid for the inauguration of Dr. E. Eugene Poston as eighth presi dent of Gardner-Webb College. The week’s activities will begin on Wednesday, April 11, 1962, with a student chapel program and v.ill conclude on Monday, April 16, 1962, with the inaugur ation. English Prof. Francis B. Ded mond, author of the official his tory o£ the College, is serving as Whitener Tells Of Berlin Wall "Berlin is more than a plot of land, a collection of buildings, and thousands of people — it Is a symbol of the determination of free people of the world to resist communism,” said Con gressman Basil L. Whitener, as he spoke to the student body of Gardner-Webb Jan. 3. The International Relations Club of the College was in charge of the program. Congressman Whitener spoke on a recent two-weeks visit to Europe as a reserve officer. While on his tour of duty he in spected military installations in Germany (including Berlin), Ita ly, Greece, and Snain. Congressman Whitener related as background information the original agi-eements that brought about the present crisis in the former German canital. “The wall between East and West is seven feet high in places and sometimes five feet thick,” Whitener told students. “The (Continued on Page 2) Pantomimes OelightStudents^ Professor h Speech Class Holieombe Is Few Cafeteria Manager Robert E. Holcombe, of the Slater Food Management Com pany, is the new manager of the Gardner-Webb cafeteria. He came to G-W from North Carolina State College. In his six years with Slater, he has worked at the Camden, South Carolina, DuPont Plant and at the Continental Can Company in New Orleans, La. He has served two terms In the armed service. He served in the Copst Guard in the Second World War, and during the Ko rean War, he was In the Navy, where he was connected with the food service. A >;raduate of Tavlors High Schools, Tavlors. South Carolina, he attended the Culinary Insti tute of America, New Haven, Connecticut, for two years. - Manied to the former Margar et Waters, Holcombe is the fath er of two daughters, Janice and (Continued on Page 2) Students in Prof. S. L. Lamm’s speech classes concluded, last se mester, a unit on impersonation and pantomime, and in the pro cess, learned a good deal about the intricacies and hidden facets that constitute personality — especially for some of the faculty members who were subjects for takeoffs. Also included were Pan tomimes of and take-offs on TV and movie personalities and ex periences from students’ own TV personalities impersonated included Chester Goode from "Gunsmoke” fame. Remarked Prof. Lamm of that particular performance, “Had you been in the hall only listening, you’d have declared Chester was really speaking in that room.” Probably the best pantoriiime performance in the several classes was one staged by .form er paratrooper Larry McEntire of Lawndale, who re-enacted one of his more than 140 jumps — 40 tactical jumps and 100 free falls. McEntire snent three years in the 10?.st Airborne Division and was a members of the Sports Parachute Club. Soohomore Donnie Hyatt from Gaffney, S. C., became popular Biology Professor Paul Stacy, in one of the more accurate imper sonations of faculty members. He did It, partly, with the following text: (Stacy enters the classroom, slicking back a few stray hairs.) "O. K. Let’s check the little ole if the present: . . . “Hanxrick, Hyatt, Morrow, Owens, Booker, . . . Smith . . . Smith (Smith Is ab sent) . . . “There’s always that little ten per cent (he chuckles to himself) . . . that’s right! The Lord don’t make all of us alike, and I’m glad he didn’t. This lit tle old world would be a bad place to live in if he did (During the preceding and fol lowing remarks, Stacy has hand cupped over mouth, so that re marks have a somewhat mubbl- ed effect.) “Now we’ll get a little ole daily grade. Just give it to me like I gave .'t to you and everything (Continued on Page 2) j-chairman of the steering committee that has met twice to map the initial plans. In addition to the student chap el program on April 11, other events are a faculty piano and voice recital on Thursday even ing, April 12, in the E. B. Ham rick Auditorium; a student re ception honoring President-Elect and Mrs. Poston on Friday, April 13, in the O. Max Gardner Build ing: a faculty-trustee reception in the Gardner Building honor ing President-Elect and Mrs. Pos ton on Saturday, April 14; the inaugi; ration sermon on Sunday, April 15, in the Boiling Springs Baptist Church followed by the president-elect’s reception for in vited guests; and the inaugura tion on Monday, April 16, at 10:30 a. m., in the Physical Education Building. INVITATIONS ’The steering committee auth orized invitations to be issued to all Baptist Institut'ais of North Carolina, the Baptist State Convention staff, Baptist pastors In four surrounding associations (Kings Mountain, Gaston, Sandy Run, pnd South Fork), Baptist colleges of the Southern Bantist Convention, all colleges of North and South Carolina, mayors of cities in Cleveland, Gaston, and Rutherford counties, the state (Continued on Page 2) 545 Enrolled For Semester Boiling Springs — A riew se mester at Gardner-Webb College . is currently underway, with a total of 545 regular students registered for classes. Registration was held Jan. 22 with classes beginning the next day. In addition to regular students, 13 specials are registered, accor ding to Registrar Dorothy W. Hamrick, who reports the usual percentage of drop-outs from the fall semester. More than 50 of the students registered for the spring semes ter are enrolled at Gardner-Webb for the first time. A few are still rgisteiing daily. The last day to enroll for credit Is Monday, Feb. 5. Bnroilment for the fall semes ter It the Baptist junior college hit an all-time high of 611 stu dents. . . . Hyatt As Prof. Stacy Bowling Teams Fonre*! Plans to set up bowling teams at Gardner-Webb have been ten tatively made by Dean John Hiott, after talking to Edmund Hoey, executive vice-president of Fair Lanes, Inc., Baltimore, Mary land, and Bill Yoe, manager of the f^alr Lanes Bowling Center in Shelby. According to the plans now, free bowling clinics are to be held three afternoons each week during the first few weeks of this semester. Yoe, one of the best bowlers, in North Carolina, will instruct the students. Dean Hiott has said that If enough Interest Is shown, teams of four members each will be The offer is open to both boys and girls.