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THE HILLTOP
Published Bi-Weekly By The Students of Mars Hill College
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MARS HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, MAY 18, 1933
No. 14
mm LEADERS
:aled in b.y.p.u.
■CTION OF OFFICERS
ttion Services Were Held
^ly Night; Vance Har-
m is New Director
^ GIVES CHALLENGE
i^wly elected officers of the
^^oung People’s Union were
on Sunday evening, imme-
ollowing the regular weekly
U. meetings, with a beau-
impressive ceremony, which
n the campus lawn and was
%d by a challenge to their
bilities by Mr. Olive in the
■residents who have led the
1U. during the past semester
Sver their work to the new
‘Its, and Olin Owen, retiring
ro turned over his work to
Uflarding. The two directors,
s| new, made inspiring talks
jtely before Pastor Olive’s
dv*
Pinions and their officers fol-
dnnette: President, Joyce
; vice-president, Annie Ruth
secretary, Woodrow Jones,
resident, Darrell Middleton;
lident, Joan Rhymer; secre-
la Houser. Preston: Presi-
jhn Lane Barnett; vice-presi-
sper Teague; secretary, Hil-
juires. John Lake: President,
’owell; vice-president, James
secretary, Li Hi am Foster.
President, Calvin Connor;
ddent, George Harris; secre-
la Kellar. Charles Howard:
t, M i 11 i c e n t Young; vice-
t. Jack Purser; secretary,
Ingram. Judson: President,
iUmley; vice-president, Mark
Orr; secretary, Sara Young,
mbers: President', R o b e r i
vice-president, Shirley John-
•etary, Elizabeth Hill. Charles
^resident, Dan Johnson; vice-
t, Nancy Leach; secretary,
ebster. Elliot: President, Bill
vice-president, Lucile Morri-
retary, Eloise Yelton.
"Second Time Lions
Weaver Net Men
Vernon E. Wood’s charges
ood form on April 27, when
ded out a severe thrashing
(’eaver netmen for the second
e time this season. The Mars
queteers copped six of the
atches, losing only one dou-
rttch, which was forfeited to
modists on account of dark-
j:
Lawrence started the fire-
defeating Henson, allowing
■^y W e a V e r lad only two
Wilkins, Lion top racquet
eked out sweet revenge on
■>hy Tornado ace, who licked
7 pe former engagement. While
lis thrashing Boney with a
count of 6-3, 6-0, Chandler
J Cuban to a low score, 6-0,
H R. Burnette defeated Fel-
jp a count of 6-3, 6-2.
i the previous engagement,
J antagonists split the honors
■)les matches. Stevenson and
trounced Felmet and Boney,
atch, so hotly contested by
Jand S. Burnette against Lo-
4 Cochrane, was forfeited as
^ and the approach of supper
■ the upper hand.
Summary
bice. Mars Hill, defeated Hen-
J 6-2.
js, Mars Hill, defeated Bell,
^Mars Hill, defeated Boney,
i ler, Mars Hill, defeated Lo-
6-2.
tte. Mars Hill, defeated Fel-
; 6-2.
^nson and Stroupe, Mars
^eated Lopez and Cochrane,
J
land Cochrane, Weaver, de-
Vunker and S. Burnette, 7-5,
^feit.
MOTHER LOVE
God’s best gift to man appears.
And a challenge to evil flings.
Thro’ prayers and smiles and tears.
And a faith that forever clings.
Mother love—to allay our fears.
And point us to higher things;
His great gift of all the years.
This God-like love—she brings.
Note: This poem was written by
R. S. Gibbs, Secretary of the
Board of Trustees.
YOUNG IS CHOSEN
NONPAREIL HEAD
Society Chooses Group of Cap
able Workers; Ruby
Hayes Retiring
Miss Millicent Young, of South
Carolina, was elected C-I president
of the Nonpareil Literary Society for
the fall term of 1933-34 school year.
Miss Young is president of the
Charles Howard B.Y.P.U., is a mem
ber of the intercollegiate debating
team, and has also proved to be a
very capable C-I class president.
Miss Young succeeds Miss Ruby
Hayes, who has capably led the so
ciety for the past nine weeks’ term.
Miss Evelyn Morgan, of Waynes-
ville, was elected vice-president of
the society, to succeed Miss Ruth
Keller. M'iss Morgan was recently
elected a member of the B.S.U.
Council, is also a member of the in
tercollegiate debating team. She cap
tured first place in the reading con
test of her society.
Miss Frances Burnett, of Mem
phis, Tenn., was elected secretary.
(Continued on page 3)
Student Councilmen
Are Named Mav 15
Monday night. May 15, the Stu
dent councilmen for the year 1933-34
were elected by the men of Melrose
and Brown dormitories. To these re
sponsible positions men had been
nominated in advance and the final
vote was tabulated Monday evening.
This student council is one of the
most responsible and exacting groups
on the campus and it has charge of
the college dormitory life of the men.
It is placed, to a large extent upon
their shoulders, as to the life in the
dormitories and the selection of this
group is done carefully each year in
order to get the most capable men.
Regular councilmen chosen Mon
day night include: Daniel Johnson,
William Wright, Clyde Meredith,
Vance Hardin, Harold Frazier, Jack
Purser, W’illiam Harkey, Parks Coble
and Calvin Connor. Substitute coun
cilmen elected are: James Bruce,
Woodrow Jones, J. L. Barnett, Ed
ward Jones and Bill O’Cain.
Members of the council who have
so competently served during the past
year are: Dudley Rabb, Nas Bailey,
Hobart Ford, Luther Atkinson, Mar-
ler Tuttle, Roland Gant, Luther
Chiles, John Wilkins, G. B. Sproles,
Fred Parker, Arthur Childs, Arthur
Stroupe, and proper recognition
should be given them for their work.
PHILOMATHIANS ELECT
BILLY WRIGHT AS NEW
LEADER FOR C-1 TERM
Bill Martin is New Vice-Presi
dent; Harry Ward, Secre
tary; and Clyde Mere
dith, Censor
CLIOS VISIT PHIS
At specif 1 call meeting at five
o’clock last Friday afternoon, Billy
Wright, popular campus trumpeter,
was elevated to the Phi presidency,
to hold office for the remainder of
this school year and the carry-over
term of nex', fall. He succeeded S. J.
Justice, of Hendersonville, as presi
dent.
Mr. Wright hails from Raleigh and
has stood o\it this year for his pro
ficiency in orchestral work. In addi
tion to this, he has been ranked
highly by his teachers in scholastic
work, and has also shown talent in
the various phases of athletics. He
has shown marked ability in journal
ism and was recently elected to serve
as sports editor of The Hilltop for
the coming year.
Other officers elected were: Vice-
president, Bill Martin; recording sec
retary, Harry Ward; corresponding
secretary. Tommy Williams; censor,
Clyde Meredith; treasurer, Darel
Middleton; seer, Ray Lawrence; fines
collector, Thad Yelton; dues collec
tor, Dubb Parker; pianist, Ray In
gram; chorister, Virgil Cox; English
critic, Horton Gragg; expression
critic, T. Merrill; marshals, J. Hil
liard, W. Exum; chaplain, Calvin
Connor; librarian, 0. Carter; Hilltop
reporter. Bill Moore; and janitor,
Virgil Pate.
The regular program of the eve-
(Continued on page 4)
Blanton, Newbrough
Recital Is Enjoyed
On Saturday evening. May 6, Misses
Elizabeth Blanton and Mary Ella
Newbrough were heard in a gradua
tion recital, voice and expression re
spectively. The program was delight
fully varied. Miss Blanton first sang
“One Fine Day,” from “Madam
Butterfly,” (Puccini), followed by
Miss Newbrough reading “The Bal
cony Scene,” from “Cyrano de Ber-
genac,” (Rastand). Miss Blanton’s
second group included: “My Mother
Bids Me Bind My Hair,” (Haydn);
“My Li’l’ Batteau,” (Strickland);
and “Stars of the.Night, Sing Softly,”
(Edwards). Next on the program.
Miss Newbrough read “The Quarrel,”
from Sheindan’s “School of Scandal.”
M’iss Blanton’s last group consisted
of: “Evening Song,” (Gilberte);
“Animal Crackers,” (H age man);
“Li’l’ Jasmine Bud,” (Strickland);
and “Elf and Fairy,” (Densmore).
Miss Newbrough read with splendid
interpretation and was well received
by the audience. Miss Blanton’s lyric
soprano voice delighted the listeners.
She was accompanied by Miss Martha
Biggers. Miss Blanton is a pupil of
Miss Zula Coon, and Miss Newbrough
of Miss Bonnie Wingert.
C-II OFFICERS
Bill Martin, of South Carolina,
was elected president of the 1933-
34 C-II class by secret ballot this
morning. Mr. Martin is president
of the Elliott B. Y. P. U. and is
also Intercollegiate Editor of The
Hilltop.
John Corbitt, of Shelby, was
chosen vice-president, and Robert
Burnett, secretary-treasurer. Both
of these men have been active
members of the C-I class.
EARLY CHOSEN TO
CLIO PRESIDENCY
Doris Messer is Vice-President
And Tine Shipman is
New Censor
Thursday afternoon. May 4, in the
regular 'business meeting, the Clio
Literary Society installed its officers
for the coming year. Dorothy Early
was chosen as president. Doris Mes
ser was elected vice-president; Hil
dreth Squires, second vice-president;
Lillian Whitehurst, recording secre
tary; and Hasseltine Shipman, cen
sor.
Other officials elected were: Mary
Chiles, corresponding secretary;
Rema Young, pianist; Mary Morris,
chorister; Edna Earle Nanney, chap
lain; Irene Rollins, reporter; Nancy
Leach, treasurer; Gladys Houser,
chairman costume committee; Eliza
beth Shipman, literary critic; Sylvia
Ammons, music critic; Janie Britt,
expression critic; marshals, Virginia
Ballard, Susan Stroup, and Dorothy
Shipman; Lucile Morrison, librarian.
Miss Early, the new president, suc
ceeds Miss Kate Huskins, who has
made an. excellent president for the
society, leading it through a ^nost
successful term.
Miss Early, who is a native of
Winston-Salem, graduated from R. J.
Reynolds High School in ’32 with
high honors. Since her arrival on the
campus she has taken part in various
activities.
It was announced at this meeting
that Kate Huskins, of Burnsville,
N. C., had won first place in annual
oratorical contest, which was held
Thursday, May 4, with her oration,
“Trusting One’s Self.”
Hardin is Elected
Head of Scriblprus
Schedule of Second Semester Examinations
Class Meeting at Examination Date
1:00 TTS Friday AM (8:30-11:00) May 19
8:15 MWF Friday PM (1:00-3:30) May 19
8:15 TTS and all 3:00 Saturday AM (8:30-11:00) May 20
9:15 MWF Saturday PM (1:00-3:30) M’ay 20
2:00 MWF Monday AM (8:30-11:00) May 22
9:15 TTS Monday PM (1:00-3:30) May 22
10:15 MWF Tuesday AM (8:30-11:00) May 23
10:15 TTS and all 4:00 Tuesday PM (1:00-3:30) May 23
1:00 MWF Wednesday AM (8:30-11:00) M’ay 24
2:00 TTS and all 7:30 Wednesday PM (1:00-3:30) May 24
All English II (C-1) Classes Thursday AM (7:30-10:00) May 25
Note: Chapel will be observed from 8:15-8:30 and records will be
accurately kept. The Physical Education classes will meet from 11:00-
12:00 daily during the examination period.
Quotation from Catalog: “No deviation from the examination sche
dule is permitted except by special order of the Faculty.”
Vance Hardin was elected presi
dent of the Scriblerus Club on Tues
day evening. May 9, when members
of that organization met at the home
of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Huff for their
regular meeting.
Frances Burnette was elected vice-
president; Margaret Hale, secretary-
treasurer; and Lillian Whitehurst, re
porter.
An interesting program on “Mod
ern Journalism” was presented, which
consisted of the following numbers:
“The History of the Newspaper,” by
Grace Carter; “The Make-up of the
Modern Newspaper,” by Frances Bur
nette; “Outstanding Men of This
Field,” by Margaret Hale; “Aid I
Have Received from the Daily News
paper,” by Azaleen Kickliter.
COMMENCEMENT FINALS
BEGIN; CONTESTS AND
RECITALS THIS WEEK
Oration Contest is Saturday;
Sermon for Seniors, Sun
day, by Dr. Lynch
FAREWELL MAY 26
The commencement exercises,
which will extend intermittently from
Saturday, May 13, through Friday,
May 26, were initiated Saturday eve
ning at eight o’clock in the college
auditorium by the annual inter
society declamation contest.
This program was as follows:
Piano solo, Alletter’s “Spring Fes
tival,” played by Helen Trentham;
“Shall the Statue of Lee Stand in
the Hall of Fame?” Anonymous,
given by Harold Sanders (Eu) ;
“America, the Guiding Star of the
Nation,” Sumner, given by Otto Wil
liams (Eu); “Napoleon Bonaparte,”
Philips, given by John Washburn
(Phi) ; violin duet, “Minuet, Op. 78,”
Schubert, given by Howard Olive and
Mary Stringfield; “Creative Citizen
ship,” Blalive, given by Carl Lan-
ford (Eu); “My Country, My Mo
ther, My God,” McTeer, given by
Jack Dale (Phi); “The Black Horse
and His Rider,” given by William
Harkey (Eu) ; and “Immortality,”
Taylor, given by Ollin Owens (Phi) ;
Ed Powell (Phi) gave “America.’’
The oration contest between the
Philomathian and Euthalian Literary
Societies will be held on Saturday
evening. May 20. The following is
the tentative program: “The Heri
tage of America,” given by William
Wright (Phi) ; “We Are Not Yet
Free,” given by Vance Hardin (Eu) ;
“Some Guide Posts to Prosperity,”
given by Sam Justice (Phi); “Our
Birthright,” given by Paul Berry
(Eu); “The Challenge of Yoiiiig
America,” given by Roland Gant
(Phi) ; and “How Long Must We
Suffer?” given by John McGehee
(Eu).
Dr. J. W. Lynch, Professor of
Bible at Wake Forest College, will
preach the Commencement Sermon
on Sunday, May 21, at 11:00 A.M.,
at the Mars Hill Church.
The Nonpareil-Clio Reading Con
test will be held on Wednesday eve
ning at eight o’clock in the audi-
(Continued on page 4)
Ella Keller Is New
President of F.L.C.
Miss Ella Keller, of Granite Falls,
was elected president of the Foreign
Language Club for the year 1933-34
when that organization met at the
home of Mrs. Nona Roberts for its
regular meeting.
Margaret Owen was chosen as the
new vice-president; Ralph Rhyne,
secretary^treasurer; and Bill Walters,
reporter.
The social part of the meeting was
enjoyed in the form of a jigsaw party
which was said to have taxed the
brains of the Language students as
much as a translation for class.
Bill Nettles Is New
Monogram Club Head
William Reisman (Squirt) Nettles,
of Indiana, versatile Lion star, was
elected president of the Monogram
Club on Tuesday night when the
“letter” men met for their regular
business session. Mr. Nettles is a
“three letter man,” having made a
monogram in football, basketball
and baseball here this year.
Walter Wagoner “Little Shike”
Rabb, of Lenoir, was elected vice-
president. Mr. Rabb is also a three-
letter man, having won his letter in
the three major sports here.
Robert Sibley (Our Bob) Burnett,
of Georgia, was elected secretary-
treasurer of the club. Mr. Burnett is
a member of the tennis team, and
holds the record of not having lost
any matches this year. He is also
editor of The Hilltop.
William Nettles, president of the
“M” Club, will be presented the
award for having been the most val
uable man on the football team. Net
tles was varsity quarterback. It will
be announced in the near future as
to the players who will receive the
basketball awards for best individual
playing.
Officers of the “M” Club during
the past year were: President, Dud
ley Rabb; vice-president, Clifford
Fox; and secretary-treasurer, Frank
lin Wilkins.
The “M” Club is an organization
of men who have made their varsity
letter in a major sport at Mars Hill
College. 'It has been organized for
ten years.
    

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