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Published By The Students Of Mars Hill College
Philomathians Celebrate Anniversary
‘ Joe Radford Presides
Joe Radford Presides
In 48th Celebration
Philomathian Anniversary officers; J. E. Tate, president; Harry
Pook, secretary; and Charles Taylor, censor.
liVayne Oates Elected
N.G. B.S.U. President
yorth Carolina Officers Are
'Chosen At Memphis; Paul
; Early Is Reporter
During the Quadrennial All-
southern Baptist Student confer-
(nce held in Memphis, Tennessee,
|)ctober 27-30, at the state group
neetings, Wayne Oates, of Wake
forest college, and last year’s
^lars Hill B.S.U. president, was
Jlected North Carolina State Bap
tist Student Union president.
\ About 130 North Carolina stu
dents from about twelve colleges
Ind universities, of whom 20 were
liars Hill delegates, attended the
>^!onference in Memphis. Ten
_nspiration sessions were held dur-
ng the four days of the confer-
•nce, during which time many
vorld-famed speakers and leader’s
iddressed the conference, whose
heme was “My Maximum for
Christ.” Dr. T. J. Dunning of
jondon, England; Dr. George W.
Cruett, president of the Baptist
Vorld Alliance; Dr. Charles A.
iladdry, secretary of the South-
!rn Baptist Foreign Mission
Board; Charles A. Wells, world
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After three tips to the readers
ibout the weather. The Hilltop
veather bureau was worried
About whether cold weather really
5ras coming or whether the bu-
"eau would have to leave town,
fowever, old man winter saved
>ur necks, at least temporarily.
Ne told you 1 However, you hav-
•n’t seen anything yet!
Daphne Penny Made
Officer Of State
Student Assembly
During the second annual Stu
dent Legislature held in the As
sembly rooms of the North Caro
lina legislature in Raleigh, No
vember 4 and 5, Daphne Penny,
of Mars Hill college, was elected
clerk of the Student House of
Mr. J. B. Huff, sponsor, ac
companied six members of the
forensic squad: Willis Bennett,
chairman; J. Howard Hall, Daphne
Penny, Robert Murphy, Roger
Bell, and Horace Chamblee, in
attendance at this experimental
legislature Hall and Bennett
represented Mars Hill as sena
tors while the others served as
representatives. Nearly every col
lege in North Carolina sent dele-
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Library Offers Book
On Latest Television
President J. E. Tate Serves
On Evening Program
.4 s Debater
Miss Gwin, Rubinoff of the
ampus, swept us off our seats in
hapel one day last week wnth her
liolin. Thanks, Miss Gwin, and
pe more encores the better!
Inhabitants of Moore Dormi-
ory are proud of the beautifica-
ion process going on around the
-uilding. The shrub “greenery”
dds a completing touch to the
urroundings. Thanks to the exe
cutors of the project!
“That which we always look for
and never can get
We are always wanting and ex
pecting it yet.”
Our expectations for television
are beginning to formulate into
actuality. As speaker for the
board of directors of the Radio
Manufacturers association, Sarnoff
announced that “Television in the
home is now technically feasible
and factory production of receiv
ers for home use will begin next
April. Sets will sell for $150 to
$1,000, and show 7 inch by 9 inch
pictures.” Virtually everyone is
concerned with this newest won
der of the times.
No doubt having moving pic
tures with sound effects and in
color and conveying the sensa
tions of smell and feeling will
have as great an effect on Amer
ican industries as did the auto
mobile on the horse. This new in
vention will most likely be the
center of the social and intellec
tual lives of people. Since it will
play such an important role in
national and international rela
tions, in politics, in education, and
in the home itself, it is necessary
to decide whether it will be con
trolled by the government. In
Frank Waldrop and Joseph Bor-
kin’s book. Television, it actually
discusses the development and
outgrowths of radio as a whole.
Every page is filled with a clash
ing of wits.
You can read the book in a
short while and you’ll always be
glad you gave it a trial.
An anniversary celebration dif
ferent from any they have here
tofore presented is planned by
the Philomathian Literary socie
ty this evening. The program will
be the 48th anniversary since the
founding of the society.
Following their custom the Phis
have elected the following to sit
as their officers for the Saturday
night program: president, Joseph
M. Radford; secretary, John P.
Lewis; censor, Charles E. Taylor.
The program as planned will be
given as follows:
Invocation, President Hoyt
Challenge to the Euthalians
and reply.
“The Passing Sanctuary,” ora
tion, McLeod Bi-yan.
“Testament of Youth,” by Lucy
D. Cutter, James Walker.
Resolved: That the United
States should cease to use public
funds for the purpose of stimu
lating business.”
Affirmative: Warren Pritchard,
Harry Cook.
Negative: Carl Scott, J. E. Tate.
“The Worth of Time,” oration,
Ray Jarvis.
“The Ransom of Red Chief,”
by O’Henry, Edgar Higgins.
Song, Francis Owen.
Grand Finale, Philomathians
and Clios.
Marshals elected to serve for
anniversary are David Hooks,
chief; Clifton Merrill, Malcolm
Fritts, Caughey Culpepper, Bart
lett Dorr, Truett Frazier. Chair
man for the anniversary commit
tee is Edgar Higgins.
The grand finale at the last is
the occasion that bring to a cli
max the efforts of the evening.
It is here that the society of more
than 100 boys will join with their
sisters, the Clios, and demonstrate
their originality and spirit in
songs and a display that is the
looked-for event of the evening.
From the declarations of loving
support from the Clios, it would
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G-I Glass Gompletes
Election Of Officers
Clio Reception officers: Rachel Templeton, president; Ella Currin
finnell, secretary; and Emma Weatherly, censor.
Twenty-Eight People
Make Debate Squad
Twenty-eight of thirty-six can
didates who tried out for the in
tercollegiate debate squad. No
vember 20 and 21, have been se
lected by Mr. J. B. Huff, advisor,
and his committee of judges to
for the team this year.
Debaters of last year who form
the nucleus of the squad are:
Willis Bennett, Horace Chamblee,
J. E. Tate, W. R. Wagoner, and
Daphne Penny. The twenty-eight
members who form this year’s
squad are: boys—Bill Angell,
Roger Bell, Willis Bennett, Bruce
Brown, Horace Chamblee, Harry
Cook, Bartlett Dorr, Charles
Greene, David Harris, Edgar
Higgins, C. C. Hope, John Lewis,
Mac Norwood, J. E. Tate, Harry
Lee Thomas, James Thomas,
Charles Trentham, W. R. Wagon
er, James Warren, and Caughey
Culpepper, girls—Maude Blood-
good, Elizabeth Coppedge, Mar
jorie Crews, Martha Lee Gray
son, Ann Lewis, Lloma Nell Mul
lins, Daphne Penny, and Rachel
Templeton. The judges of the
contest were: Mr. Johnson, Mr.
Huff, Mr. King. Dr. Pierce, and
Miss Wengert.
Various members of the squad
will compete in four tournaments
during the coming year, the first
to be held the first, second, and
third of December at the Straw
berry Leaf Festival az Winthrop
College in Rock Hill, South Caro
Ada Wall Nonpareil
Reception President
Helen McCall, Helen Crutch
field, And Lillian Mont
gomery Also Elected
Ada Wall, of Shelby, was elect
ed president of the Nonpareil
Literary society Thursday after
noon, October 27, to succeed
Mary Gail Menius.
Other officers elected were
Helen McCall, vice-president;
Helen Crutchfield, recording sec
retary; Alice Humphries, corres
ponding secretary; Lillian Mont
gomery, censor; Mary Catherine
Adams, chaplain; Bernice Carter,
chorister; Lulu Mae Teague, pian
ist; and Emily Patrick, reporter.
Hostesses elected were Daphne
Penny, chief; Miriam Pinnell,
Leah Oglesby, Betty Norwood,
Elizabeth Coppedge, and Marga
ret Robinson.
Miss Wall, the new president,
was chorister for the society for
a part of last year, and rose to
the presidency from the position
of vice-president. She is an out
standing member of the glee club,
social chairman of Edna Corpen-
ing Moore dormitory, and one of
Mars Hill’s cheer leaders.
The following have been ap
pointed by Miss vVail to fill the
critics’ chairs: Iva Wes’:, music
critic; Emeth Johnson, English
critic; and Betty Renfrew, expres
sion critic.
These officers will serve during
the Euthalian anniversary term
and will preside at the Nonpareil
reception on December 3.
Art Class Moves Into New Quarters
With Added Membership And Interest
President T. L. Cashwell pre
sided over a meeting of the C-I
class Saturday morning, Novem
ber 5, in which Bill Daniels was
elected treasurer; Harold Spain-
hour, pianist; Mary Louise How
ell, chorister; and Miss Elizabeth
Ellison and Mr. P. C. Stringfield,
This election completed the list
of officers of the class as only
President Cashwell, Vice-President
Pete Merrill, and Secretary Kath
ryn Perkinson were elected at the
first meeting of the year.
This year the students of the
art class have been assigned a
new location for their Art Studio,
a big seven-window room on the
second floor of Treat building.
Formerly, the Art Studio was in
room seven of the Administration
building, but the inconveniences
suffered by the meeting of other
classes in the studio caused the
department to seek a new loca
The spacious room, with its
seven windows, affords an un
usually good view of the campus
and the athletic field, and an in
spiring and panoramic view of
Bailey mountain. It has been said,
and appropriately enough, “that
every windowpane retains a po
tential picture”.
Recently the art department
was presented with a picture of
which they are rightly proud. It
is a notable watercolor painting,
“Jersey Farm,” by Harry Leith-
Ross, of New Hope, Pensylvania,
who had previously exhibited it
in art galleries in New York. Mr.
Leith-Ross is an outstanding
painter and teacher of art, and
at one time taught Miss Beulah
Bowden, our art instructor. He
was recognized in the June, 1938,
issue of Art Instruction magazine,
which carried his picture, repro
ductions of a few of his paintings,
and a brief biographical sketch of
Bill Ballard, an outstanding
student of the art class, recently
achieved recognition when he
entered some of his drawings in
his home-county fair where he
took first prize. In the recent
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