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The Hilltop, Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, N. c.
Ag-ents, A Nuisance?
Are agents a nuisance ? Imagine
By a C-1
As I attempt to pay
Let me say by way of introduc-
I the following picture, and you can tion that I am not advocating any- Mrs. Owen I am obstrud
answer the question for yourselfthing which is unfair or unjust. 1 extremely inadequate vocal
entered at the I ostoffiee. Mars Hills, N. C., as second class .Matter. On a cold December morning wher j hope I regard the subject with too ‘
February 20, 1926.
.Member North Carolina Collegiate Press Association
the busy hou.se-wife snatches her
hands out of the dish pan and hur-
, ries to answer the door bell, is sb/’
not pleased to find a smiling agent
' a heart overflowing with
much respect and chivalry to dis- ' praise that do not care
honor or defame it. This which I pressed in mere words. '
am now about to say is snoken with
all reverence and sincerity. I would
Faculty Director >. jut. CORPENING her? While .she is gone' „ot do an injustice to the ladies
Editor j. GLENN TRAVIS awakes and calls attention j if i could, but I hope I am not
Associate Editor • M.\RY HAMBY honorable person. If his sum- j ^qq severely criticized for defending
beautiful, but they canno'
Mrs. Owen. One must re
her and have her charr
sonality enthroned in his
appreciate her. Without thi
mons is not answered immediately | rights of man. Since my ex- j have missed some of life*
he yells to tne top of his voice i press purpose is to give justice and — ■ ■
Lusiness :\Ianager CARL MEARE^J thus announcing to the whole neigh- i pnualitv to all concerned I b“see-h ivmvrii n. t • i j '
Circulation Manager LLOYD CAIRNES neglected. Mother talks louder, the! ^
SIE LEIBY agent talks louder; and the baby’s
! Owen had been
j tune can be heard above everything
else. Surely the mistress enjoys the
long, pleasant chat with the gentle-
manly person. He is very interest-
p^ofvxr eppecially the ones he is sellinp’
P , RAYMONIA Gillespie rpjjg ag.ent hands out to her the
. .xc ange ^ ZELMA BENNETT | same “line” that he has handed out
ommuni j GLENN WHITT i to other pro.spects all down the
comparison has been drawn, and : dass for eight months—lor
a limit has been fixed concerning do make us love her woi
the autocratical rule of man or wo- | This particular morning wai
man. I think, and you will doubt-, pi(.dc of the year. Clo
less agree with me, that courtesy:
BARBARA. FREFM A.N I must be a scholarly man, pj^ggjj and woman upon!
eyes reminiscently I can
R. E. WEAVER
ALICE ROYALL JONES | This industrious woman listens on
LILL LOGAN 'and on while the kitchen becomes
EDUCATION IN DOLLARS AND CENTS
colder and colder, and the morn-
upon . Owen, surrounded by
an equal basis, .sharing equally m, ^ass, bending over an op
a partnership of opinion and au-1 frying eggs! At all socii
thority. The present .sitution. how-1 ^ ^
ever, is va.stly changed It is not'
remote from the eyes of the world.^ chaperone, but oi
but it is visibly living, thrixdng. I
growing every hour. | |
The destiny of woman today is make plans for that so i'
unknown and altogether unlimited.. event, graduation. We w(
ing s work i.s .still undone. The baby, j gj^^ tired of controlling domestic i^gg f^j, pi^ng „-,4. yp
Youth is prone to consider education as a necessary evil. “Getting' fp^^LSv ceas^rwr cMl an”d is! ^ i ^er head seemed a storeK
by” is the highest ambition of. the majority of students. Perhaps this ^ content to indulge in gazing about 1that made our class--
indiflerent attitude would vanish if privilege replaced duty in ther vo-' the, room. The house-wife argues | J ambition j ^^naret-er pre^nteda^t ^
cabulary, and they realized the true value of education. It is a pleasant ^^^h this_^agent and tnes m^eyery » al presented at -
privilege, not a .stern duty to acquire an education. Many would ‘cheri.sh ^possible to get out of buyiny
J ^ ■ one of his books, although .she
the opportunity which some students discard with a flip of the finger.
Each day of school is estimated at $9.02 in later life, each hour,
$0.38, and each fleeting minute,at over one-half cent; yet there are some
who deliberately waste this precious tim'e which will never return. In the
words of Benjamin Franklin, “Keep thy money and thy money will keep
rr’’i ^ order to rid herself of this pest.
age an lu y get then moneys worth, there will come a time in j As the .saying goes, “if looks couP-
t e future when this education shall be a most valued pos.session. kill.” surely this certain specimen
guesses they are fine. The agent
refuses to be convinced that she
really does not want one, and he
.still insists on her buving a book-
At last, with her mind on edge,
.she makes the de.sired purchase in
take place independently and with- j be—are some of th-
out serious opposition. But, gentle-Lbat have endeared Mrs.
men, the limit has been reached;, ber “children.” Every C-I 1
DID WE FORGET THE TRUK .SPIRIT OF GLORIOUS EASTER TIDE?
of humanity would suddenly become
a thing of the past as he turns his
back to the door. The lady returns
to her neglected work, silently con
demning all agents, especially book
seems that it w-ould be almost impossible for us to forget the true j agents, while the main object of
.spirit of Ea.ster when everjflhing around us is sugge.stive of the new ber unpleasant thoughts struts down
Dfe. Spring with its song birds, blossoming flowers, and balmy breezes'*'*"® Patting himself on the
A ...1 ^ ^A TT • ^ Art r. /n1 1-^ o /\ a vx /XTX^ \T
the time for a reformation has ar- , ^^d rightly so. The mascui
rived. Courtesy has taken part of | tj^n might not admit it;
man’s power, and force has taken i jj. jg
the rest. That well known phra.se, | Patiently loving and adV
“Ladies First,” has tran.sformed it-1 yi^s. Owen has won a lad
self from an act of courtesy into a | heart. Time wi'
stern command. | „ase the pleasant mert
In conclusion, gentlemen, I be- ,^^00! days, and because '
seech you to remember the Psalm- ^ad .such a great part in
isvs words, ^‘Thou hast been made ^ • j t- i 1 u
^ , J . . 1, „ these memories delightful oi
to have dominion over all things/ • -u i. A-
nru -Id X , 1 • Owen will never be forgott^
Thus our rights are established in: ^ i
the Everlasting Law. Let us re- * 1 1 1 ^
Tx n XT. • XT- X 1. >^ell love, well help, spon^'
member all these ♦ungs that have itt ,11 j h ^ J
, , 1 1 . . We 11 adore, well remember
been spoken and advocate the prin-i
seems to renew an inexpre.ssible energy and vigor within man. Gone are
back for having sold a book in only
half a day.
Uie sombre robes of winter. Nature is clothing the earth in gay attire.
I he birds and flowers join in one cheerful spring song, and, like a bit
«f heaven, they bring joy, gladne.ss, and peace to the soul. These wonders
wrought by nature bring man in closer contact with' God, the giver of
life and life eternal. What could be more symbolic of the Easter-tide ' i
than the newness of life around us? courteous? Are you cour-1
Much to our shame and sorrow the present generation is failing to tcoas to your fellow students anr’ |
ciples of liberty, equality, and fra- ■ when
all the years.
-J. PRANK HUSKINS.
.COURTESY ON THE
e’er our beloved
green waves on high,
We’ll know, dear “Mrs. W
you’re .standing by.
boar in mind the true .spirit of Easter. In this modern
age we are prone
, your fellow m.an wherever you meet |
A smile is ju.st a tiny thing
That’s needed every day;
It bears a merry little ring
And cheers us on the way
From a C-1 Viewpoi"
She has a little wav aboul
to turn the .sacied Ea.ster-tide into a .season of holidays given us to fam- I •
more than thus to each of u,s.
, xd.sitors on the college campu.s today I
an It be that we have cea.sed tn remember the holy significance of are not as it should be. Teacher.s I
That is very, very dear, !
A pleasant way that alwap
Folks glad to have her ne*j
That brings a smile to weF.^
A .sigh when she departs, j
And that little way about ^
Th6 YsIiSllt Has endeared her to our hf;
the sea.son? Can it be that we have ceased to remember the suffering ^o not show enough attention to j Quite delighted was the audience jijgg Hinton has indeed
and sacrifice on Calvary, and the risen Lord, triumphant over the grave? visitors that are on the campu.s j Monday night, April 2, when a cast ,vay into our hearts, and
What would yesterday, today, and tomorrow
presence and power j This present evil of discourtesy Valiant, the characters, Edward Har- without her the C-I’s woi>'
mean for this w-orld if it j
were not for the glorious resurrection of Je.sus? His presence an, unconcerne .
's revealed to the lost world in a great way. Christ hath burst his prison; is becoming so prevalent in college
a iving hope is born within man, for his is the inheritance of eternal life. Lfe and on college campuses that
A.s this blessed season draws nigh, may everj^ heart and voice be lifted ** transforming itself into an
up to God in praise. i unbreakable habit.
“Blessed be the GnH an,I r t , ^ i a change has arrived. If the stu-
cordinc- to His ■ h f Jesus Christ, which ac- | dent.s of the colleges today do not
un an mercy ath begotten us again into a lively hope take the trouble to overcome this
and in like manner the students are | of the Mars Hill Dramatic Club v^-e love her more and ni!*
I presented the one-act play. The has been the be.st of spo''^
by the resurrection of Je.sus Chri.st from the dead.”
rell, Wade Worley, Robert Crutch- mis.sed having the influen-^
field, Maurice Parrish, and Mae fine personality.
Plemmons showed much fine dra- she has backed up the C’.
The time for matic ability in their pre.sentation. and has worked for them. I
The play manifested a most un- jg fine a large part of A
usual view of a prisoner who was in- history-. We, the C-I clas-S?
deed a valiant. His strong and date and love her.
: exi.sting evil, it will become so dom- noble characteristics were excellently
Here’s to the class of ’29,
A class that every- one know.s is
.A class w’hose spirit is ever growing
And seeds of ambition always sow
To boo.st their class of ’29.
j inating in their lives that they will' portrayed by Mr. Harrell. The other M'OMANLESS WEDDING
i not be able to conquer it. , actors also played from a depth of ^ .MARKED t’*
feeling, and each action helped,
Its members never lack the pep,
A good reputation they’ve alway."
They will win their place.
They will keep tjjeir pace,
For the C-I’s are all in line
The world today i.s demanding
nien and women who are courteous.
This demand cannot be filled if the
.students continue to be discourte
ous in their college life and wait
iss engert. Here, you villain, * until it is too late to heed the
you, you are suppo.sed to gnash (.^11. Therefore, the young men and
your teeth with rage at this point, women of the colleges today should
strongly to .stress the a%\-ful horror, a womanless wedding gb'*
of the situation. The fine person- day, March 23rd, under the
ality, courage, hope, disappointment' of the Parent-Teacher A?-"'
and solemn joy of the girl was created much interest anud^aj
charmingly expressed by Miss Plem- school patrons. The unequally^
Jack Murphy: I did gna.sh them,
Miss Wengert: Well, gna.sh them
again; I didn’t hear you the first
Jack: Heavens — another gna.sh!—
Do you take me for an automobile ?
resolve within themselves to build
up the world by .strengthening their
character, their campu.s, and their
school through courtesy.
Bill Hughes: If you could sing
like I can, what would you do?
Eleanor Maxwell: I’d take lessons.
, ed bride and groom and
This play was used by the Dra- negro nurse were the suW*
matic Club cast in the recent state- much laughter. Mr. E. R. * .
wide play contest.
a rather tall corpulent rt
the bride given to Mr. Crt*
Your uncle seems hard of hear- person very much le.s.s in he^
ing, said Wade Brown. ‘avoirdupois. Mr. L. D.
Hard of hearin? que.stioned Glenn played the role of the negb*"
Freeman. Why once he .said his | completing the trio of leadifi'
prayers kneeling on the cat.