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    Homecoming Edition.... Welcome Alumni
Homecoming Queen
To Be Crowned
Gardner-Webb College, Boiling Springs, N. C., Oct. 23
Numerous Activities Planned For Homecoming
SHOWN HERE _ are, left to right, standing,
Dianne Patrick, seated on organ, Debbie
Wacker; others seated, Wenona Watson, Jane
Lincoln, Joy Smith and standing, LoiUise Mor-
ley and Judy Hendrix.
OTHER CANDIDATES—are, left to right, seat
ed, Betty Tollison; standing, Linda Wright:
seated, Jenette Benfield, Diane Saunders and
Barbara Long; standing, Pat Vinesett and
Becky Blanton.
Sr. J. M. Price To Be Speaker Oct. 25-26 At G-W
Dr. J. M. Price, School of Re
ligious Education, New Orleans
Baptist Seminary, will bring
another facet of the Program
in Arts “Distinguished Lecture
Series” into focus Oct. 25 and
The 80-year-old distinguished
leader and author will speak
Oct. 25 at the Boiling Springs
Baptist Church and on Oct. 26
will speak to students during
chapel services.
Other Program In Arts feat
ures planned are:
Stephen Kovacs, concert pian.
ist, 10 a. m., chapel program.
Dr. Eric Rust, prefessor of
Christian Philosophy, the South
ern Baptist Theological Semin
ary, Louisville, Ky., 7:30 p. m.,
at the Boiling Springs Baptist
Church: Nov. 9, chan°l s°rvices
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Homecoming - Founders Day Events
Highlight Month’s Activities f
Former principals and presi
dents of Gardner-Webb College
will be honored as part of a
host of events scheduled for
Homecoming and Founders Day
Oct. 23-24. Events will begin
with the Founders Day Chapel
program on Oct. 23 and con
clude with the Homecoming
football game the night of Oct.
On Friday, Oct. 23, beginning
the events will be the annual
chapel program concerning
Founders Day in whiah students
will be instructed about the
purpose of and reasons for the
activities. A pep rally is slated
Friday night.
Late Saturday morning, events
begin once more with an 11:30
Alumni Association meeting fol
lowed a highlight of the two-
day session, at 1 p.m. luncheon
At this meeting the former
presidents and principals will
be honored and guest speaker
will be Dr, Theron D. Price,
head of the Department of Re
ligion at Furman University,
Greenville, S. C.
Former principals of the Boil-
ing Springs High School were J.
BSU Convention i
Slated Nov. 6-8 j
In High Point
Green Street Baptist Church,
High Point, North Carolina, will
host the annual North Carolina
Baptist Student Union Conven
tion on the week-end of Novem
ber 6-8. Some 1,000 students
from colleges throughout the
state are expected to partici
pate in the conference.
In addition to personnel from
the Student Department of the
Baptist State Convention of
North Carolina, Baptist chap
lains from the variotis rrvllen'es
in the state, and student lead
ers, the following persons will
be leading periods of worsihip
and discussion: Dr, W, Perry
Crouch, General Secretary-
Treasurer, Baptist State Conven
tion of North Carolina: Dr. Wil
lis B. Glover. Professor of His
tory, Mercer University. Macon,
Georgia; Dr. Theron D. Price,
Chairman, Department of Reli
gion, Furman University, Green
ville, South Carolina: and the
Reverend Joseph O, Stroud, Sec
retary, Denartment of Church
Music, RantJst State Convention
of North Carolina.
A registration fee of $2 00 will
be nharped of all who attp’id.
Housing will be nrovided hv the
host church. Students should be
prenared to nav for meals.
Gardner-Webb BSU officials
would like for as many as 40
to attend. There will be bus
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D. Huggins Sr., 1907-1910 and
1914-1928; F. A. Brown, joint
principal from 1908-1910, J. M.
Hamrick, 1910-1911 and W. J.
Francis, 1911-1914.
Former presidents are James
Blaine Davis, 1928-30; Dr. Zeno
Wall, 1930-32; James L. Jenkins,
1932-35; A. C. Lovelace, 1935-36;
George J. Burnett, 1936-39; J. R.
Cantrell, 1939-43; Dr. Bhillip L.
Elliott, 1943-61 and the present
president. Dr. E. Eugene Poston.
Open ihouse will be held from
2-6 p.m. in all buildings on the
campus so students will be ex
pected to leave rooms in order.
A formal opening for the new
men’s dormitory is set for 3 p.m.
and special guests will be in
dividuals and organizations who
furnished rooms in the dormi
Old grads, friends^and college
personnel will eat barbecue at
the gymnasium from 5-6 p.m.
before the football game. Dur
ing the barbecue the foorball
players, coaches and cheerlead
ers will be presented and a
Bulldog Club report made.
The Homecoming game will
be with Ferrum College of Vir
ginia with the Homecoming
Queen to be crowned at half-
time by Dr. Poston.
Faculty Member
Receives Ph.D.
C. Allen Burris, professor of
history and government at
Gardner-Webb College, this
month successfully completed
work toward his doctorate from
Duke University at Durham.
The Ph.D. will be officially
given Dr. Burris in the spring
of 1965 graduation ceremonies
at Duke University.
Dr. Burris’ dissertation was
on “Arthur James Balfour—As
A Political Leader: Party, Pow-
er, and the Constitution, 1891-
1905.” He and his family were
in London, England, for six
months while Burris did re
search work at various univer
sities in that nation. He re
searched at the University of
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