THE HILLTOP, MAiRS HILL (COLLEGE, MAES HILL, NORTH CAROLINA
Trim Weaver In
First Go, 5 to 2
Chandler^ Wally Burnett and
Bunker Shine; Wilkins
Loses To Bell
The Mars Hill and Weaver tennis
seasons were launched when the Lions
took a 5-2 count over the Tornado
Coach Vernon Wood’s charges
were led by Chandler, newcomer
on Whelp’s roster, who played
No. 1 man and downed Boney,
Tornado’s initial lad, in straight
sets 6-0, 6-3. While Chandler was
making short work of his man,
Wilkins, lead-off ace of last sea
son, lost a tough match to Bell,
Weaver’s flashy captain, 4-6,
With the exception of one double
match the Lions made a clean sweep
from here on. The only perfect set
score of the day turned in by Sidney
Wall, member of last season’s squad,
who trounced Felmet G-0, 6-0. In the
other matches R. Burnett, Mars Hill,
won over Lopez 6-3, 6-0. Stroupe,
Mars Hill, won over Cochrane 6-2,
In the two double matches Mars
Hill took one while Weaver took her
second victory of the day in the final
match. Bunker and S. Burnett, Mars
Hill, won over Bell and Lopez 7-5,
7- 5, while Boney and Felmet, Weaver,
rallied in the final sets to win 5-7,
Both teams made a mighty good
showing in the season’s initial play
and both were greatly handicapped
'by the strong wind that hampered
Dramatic Club Gives
Review^ Of U.N.C. Trip
Original Play By Mildred
Moore Receives High Com
The Dramatic Club held its regu
lar meeting on Tuesday night. Miss
Ruamie Squires, as president, wel
comed the players who recently re
turned from Chapel Hill.
After a reading by Dorothy Ship-
man, the remaining parts on the pro
gram were rendered by the mem
bers who made the trip to Carolina.
L. T. Hamrick gave a review of
the play, “The Sisters’ Tragedy,” and
Daniel Johnson of “The Valiant.”
Two new members, Evelyn Craw
ford and Millicent Young, were wel
comed into the club.
Mildred Moore’s play, “Shimmer
ing Steel,” which was taken to Chap
el Hill and presented at the Little
Theatre on Friday, March 31, re
ceived high commendation. Professor
Koch, head of the Little Theatre, in
praising it, said that the theme was
interesting, the author was familiar
with the characters of her play, and
that the members of the cast under
stood the roles they portrayed. Miss
Moore received a book of Carolina
Folk plays autographed by Professor
Koch in recognition of her work.
Mars Hill Alumnus
Holds Unique Place
Burnett and Orr Chosen
By Students To Direct
Hilltop Coming Year
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and original contributor. His fruit- recentlv elecW
ful and interesting short stories, fea-
tures, special articles and well writ
ten news stories have been well re
ceived by readers of the paper. Mr.
Justice, it is believed, succeeded to a
great extent in handling the Hilltop,
toward publishing it to the satisfac
tion of both the students and faculty
No Business Manager Chosen
A Business Manager to succeed C.
B. Jones will not be elected until
next year when students will be elect
ed to fill the assisting managing ed
itor’s, and poetry editor’s positions.
Mr Jones has been, it is .said, the best
Business Manager the Hilltop has ev
er had. He has found it his duty
to solicit advertisements during a
period when merchants were very
slow about buying newspaper space.
He has kept the advertising space
of the paper well filled and is to be
highly commended for his work.
Miss Alma Reed will succeed Miss
Sara Corpening as society editor;
Odell Sloan will succeed Robert Bur
nette as state editor; Miss Evelyn
Morgan succeeds Miss Mary Ella
Newbrough as religious editor; Billy
Wright succeeds Frank Watson as
sports editor; Miss Frances Burnette
succeeds Thomas Speed as alumni ed
itor; Horton Gregg succeeds Albert
Suttle as circulation manager and Bill
Martin was reelected intercollegiate
On March 26 at Landrum, S. C.,
Miss Thelma Tweed of Marshall, was
married to Mr. James Y. Matthews
of Louisburg. The young couple are
well known in this section; both are
identified as former Mars Hill stu
E. R. Mann, graduate in class
of ’21, is now taking post grad
uate work at Cornell University
where he also holds a fellowship.
Mr. Mann, after graduating here,
taught a year before entering
at the University of North Caro
lina where he received his M. A.
degree in 1928.
Mrs. L. D. Laney of Asheville was!
president of the I
Biltmore P. T. A. She is closely idsn- |
tified in interest to all educational;
No doubt Ripley would like to get
this one: A person who now in his
old age, quietly resides here in town
was once president, trustee, teacher,
and student of Mars Hill college, hold
ing all these offices at the same time.
For those who do not know, that i>er-
son is Mr. J. R. Sams who now lives
with his sister, Mrs Anderson.
Since Mr. Sams has been connected
with the institution he* has always
been among the foremost in giving,
both labor and money. When he enter
ed school in 1866 the storm of the
Givil War had just passed and little
money could be found anywhere. He
helped in reverting the old house
back in livable condition, and had
been enrolled only two years until
the position of president was given
As a benefactor Mr. Sams gave
much of the land that today com
prises the campus. He gave generous
ly to the old church and has lent a
very definite part in the erection of
several buildings that .still stand.
Four of his children and five grand
children have attended college here.
Their father is listed as one of the
“builders of Mars Hill.”
“The wise head never yet was, with
out first the generous heart.”
Oil Painting By Art Teacher
Is Accepted For Exhibit In
13th Annual Art League
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J. E. Kirk is the well known
and aggressive pastor at Roanoke
Rapids, N. C.
Our Alma Mater
Thomas E. Walters, pastor at
Rocky Mount, N. C., has an article
in the Recorder of March 22 on
What is the Matter ”, discussing
the causes of the low state of moral
and Church leadership at present.
ASHEVILLE, N. C.
I)y E. J. INGLE
Pres. McDowell Association
It was in the fall of 1915 that I
entered Mars Hill. I often think of my
first impre.ssion. It has been with me
ever since. The impression of the
spirit of Mars Hill. There is some
thing about it that makes you love it.
This spirit I found later to be found
not only on the campus but else
where, for wherever the Mars Hill
boys and girls meet that spirit is
Money and buildings do not make
a school. Of course they are neces
sary. but where a great spirit such as
is found at Mars Hill is found the
financial side can be taken care of.
So the alumni must realize that we
must protect our Alma Mater.
One of the best ways to do
this is by constant every day living
the great principles for which our
Alma Mater upholds.
Mars Hill is worthy of being per
petuated. The ideals for which she
has always fought are those which
L. T. Hamrick Picked to
Head I. R. C. Next Year
(Continued from page 1)
that country. ‘Turkey after the World
War,” was the topic discussed by
Miss Haynes On “War Debts”
Miss Carolyn Haynes made an im
promptu speech, “Cancellation of the
War Debt.” She appealed to every
member of the club to support the
stand taken by the government in
regard to this question, which de
mands full payment of the debt. An
open discussion was held on each sub-
F'-ur Delegates To Attend Meet
Misses Mary Green. Margaret
Hmrs and Messrs. Sam Justice and
Charles Waters will repre.sent the In
ternational Relationship Club at the
annual club convention which will be
held at Emory University and Agnes
Scott College. This convention con
venes on Thursday, April 20, and
continues until Saturday, April 22.
The new members of the I. R. C.
include: John Corbett, Charles Jack-
son, Elizabeth Shipman, Thomas Mer-
roll, Calvin Connor, Thomas Speed,
Margaret Hines, Nell Bennett, Edna
Earle Nanney, Sara Corpening, L. T.
Hamrick and Marvin Harris.
Mr.s. L. B. Olive was a guest of the
club for the meeting. Refreshments
were served by Mrs. Carr following
the business session.
Miss Beulah Bowden, w'ho is an
active member of the South Wide Art
League has had one of her most re
cent oil paintings accepted by the
Art League for the thirteenth annual
exhibition to be held in Birmingham,
Alabama, from April 6 through April
30, 1933, according to an announce
ment by the League Board of
Of Porter Garden
The picture is a scene painted in
oil of the garden of Warsaw, the
home of William Sidney Porter (0.
Henry) near Weaverville, where Mrs.
Porter now lives. It is said to be one
of Miss Bowden’s best works. It was
painted on a 27 by 30 inch canvas.
The South Wide Art League, of
which both Miss Beulah Bowden and
Mr.s. George Burnett are members
has for its major purpose the crea
tion of a new spirit of appreciation
of art in cultural life among the peo
ple of the South.
From this exhibition the paintings
are sent out in ten circuits and ex
hibited in many of the art centers
of the South: where the picture.** are
offered for sale.
The Art League, its patrons believe,
affords them an opportunity of plac
ing their works before a public that
will appreciate their true value.
Prizes are given for the best paintings
in landscapes, flowers and other art
works. Each member is required to
be a practicing artist born in the
South or having been a resident of
the South for five years or more.
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Holds Cake Contest
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Second Prize—Ruby Jane Wells.
Third Pr‘ze—Victoria Mikell.
Mrs. Locke Robinson, judge, high- !
ly commended the students in their
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are ivorthy of perpetuation. We must
ever be on the alert to help in secur
ing students. We must exemplify
her ideals in a way to attract the
best of students. Then as alumni we
should have a student loan fund. By
hav^ing such a fund we could secure
many worthy students for our Alma
Mater who are forced to enter some
other institution because of such aid
being available for them. Let us
.think of beginning such a fund in the
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