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Published By The Students Of Mars Hill College
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^me XVIII.
MARS HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, APRIL 1, 1944.
Number 11.
TUDENTS ORGANIZE REGIONAL CLUBS
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(dlege Debate Teams
j Active Again
j jState And Lees McRae
Visit Campus
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SPRING ARRIVES AGAIN AT MARS HILL
^hree student representa-
from North Carolina
>pj(te college, under the di-
tion of Prof. Edwin H. Pa-
’ director of forensics at
f®. visited the Mars Hill
iipus March 24. The State
>amrs demonstrated before
p pibers of the forensic coun-
^nd interested visitors the
- set clash system of debat-
’ engaging the Mars Hill
-Lms in two debates. Prof.
?et served as debate chair-
and as judge of one of
rounds. Mr. DeShazo, as
Hill debate coach,
the other.
^ ^^rs Hill debaters, al-
1 enjoyed im-
learned much
the the demonstration
; K debate form,
'■ noth rounds to the more
lerienced State boys.
.State representatives
] Spence, Leon Mann,
\ Yank” Mandell.
L ® Mars Hill debaters, on
■dnesday, March 29, en-
^ four visiting debaters
McRae college at
m ^ standard
OVv!; ?°ates were held in the
nistration building, at
inef M 1:00 p. m.,
o f +. the Mars Hill
gative and affirmative
itinrfengage the
iting teams.
^er the debates were
,] ^^einbers: Dr. Tram-
p, ■ Dr. Pierce, and
s chairman
11 tpa ^eShazo. The Mars
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visitors.
ifappH debaters who
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It’s springtime again on Mars Hill Campus. The air has become more invigorating. Mount
Bailey’s trees are bursting forth with blooms, the birds seem to sing a little louder, and
the sun even shines a little brighter. And as this, the nicest season of the year, rolls ’round,
we would like to extend to you our very best wishes for a happy Easter and a most joyous
spring. —The Staff.
Summer Session To
Open June 6
The Mars Hill College sum
mer session will open on Tues
day, June 6. The officers and
administration of the college
are looking forward to a very
successful period. All indi
cations show that the campus
will be buzzing with activity
during the summer.
Any student eligible to enter
college in regular session may
be admitted in summer
session. Students transferring
from other colleges, who wish
to become candidates for
graduation, should furnish the
registrar a transcript of work
previously done in order that
proper guidance may be given
in registration.
Students generally register
for courses whose total credit
does not exceed ten semester
hours.
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Along with the regular col
lege courses offered, there are
special courses for high school
juniors and seniors. High
school students are allowed to
complete one unit of work or
to take up partially completed
high school units upon the
recommendation of the high
school principal or superinten
dent from where the students
come.
Provision is made for inter
esting recreational and social
activities during the summer
session. The program will in
clude picnicking, mountain
climbing, dramatic produc
tions, and moving pictures.
There is a summer society, the
Thero Literary Society. Living
arrangements are reasonable
and comfortable, and proper
medical attention is provided
to protect the health of the
students.
(See SUMMER SESSION—P. 5)
Societies Select Their
Temperance Readers
Dramateers Attend
Chapel Hill Festival
The Philomathians have se
lected their temperance read
er. He is the esteemed Harold
Spangler of Lawndale, N. C.
The Euthalians, who have
not been affected so much by
the man power shortage’ se
lected Earl Vaughan, Bob
Gellerstedt, and Ray Marshall
as their temperance readers.
Mars Hill Observes
Home Missions Week
On Thursday morning, a
group of thirteen Mars Hill
Dramateers left by train for
the twenty-first annual Dra
matic Festival in Chapel Hill,
at the University of North
Carolina. They arrived Thurs
day night miniis one actress
Jeanne Wall, who, because of
an acute attack of appendi
citis, was forced to stop in
Greensboro for an operation.
During the week of March
19-25 Mars Hill College ob
served the annual Week of
Prayer for Home Missions.
The Annie Armstrong Offer
ing that is taken each year at
this season is in memory of
Miss Annie Armstrong, a
North Carolina woman who
was a pioneer in Home
Missions work.
The Young Women’s Aux
iliary of the college, under
the direction of Irene Glass
and Celeste Porter, had charge
of morning and noon watches.
Each of these services gave
attention to the needs in one
(See HOME MISSIONS—Page 6)
Chapel Schedule
Monday, April 3: Advisory
Meetings>
Tuesday, April 4: B.S.U.
Wednesday, April 5: Speech
Department.
Thursday, April 6: Movie,
“Bound to Last”.
Friday, April 7: Dr. Pierce.
Monday, April 10: Dr.
Blackwell.
Tuesday, April 11: B.S.U.
Wednesday, April 12: Music.
Thursday, April 13: Mr.
Canup. .
Friday, April 14: Mr. Lee.
Friday morning the group
registered at the Playmaker’s
Theater. Illustrations, demon
strations, and lectures were
given by Dr. J. Henry High-
smith, Paul Green, and Pro
fessor Koch, all experts in the
field of dramatics. Friday aft
ernoon and Saturday were
given over to presentation of
players by the various groups.
Saturday night Professor
Koch presented awards for
the best costume designs, the
best makeup, the best original
play and the best play produc
tion. Awards were given to all
authors of original plays.
Friday afternoon the Mars
Hill group presented a pro
fessional play, “The Mistake
of a Night,” by Oliver Gold-
Smith. Bobby Waldrop played
the part of Tony Lumpkin;
Harold Shoemaker, Mr. Hard-
castle; Evelyn Brookshire,
Kate Hardcastle; Clinton Har
ris, Young Marlowe; and Mary
Mundy substituted for Jeanne
Wall as Mrs. HardcasUe^
Rachel Bruton’s “Com^^Vi’-
let Time” was presented
Saturday afternoon. David
Kimberly played the part of
Joe Nathan; Mary Mundy,
Lilly Ann; Jack Hughes, Saul;
Johnny “Kid” Davis, Billy;
and Rachel Bruton, Biathy.
(See DRAMATEERS—Page 5)
Glub Leaders Are
Selected
Twenty-seven groups of stu
dents met at the chapel hour
March 27 and organized them
selves into seventeen county
clubs, 5 state clubs, and one
cosmopolitan club. Four other
clubs were formed by combi
nations of various counties.
Some of the functions of the
clubs are for social purposes,
to further fellowship among
students from the same area,
to disseminate knowledge of
the area among members of
the club, and to promote the
interests of the college in that
county or region. The clubs are
allowed one meeting per
month and one social meeting
per semester. The officers and
sponsors of the various clubs
are:
Burke County—Susan Harbi-
son, president; Helen Davis,
secretary; Mavis Hudson,
treasurer; Ruth Poteat and
Cleo Grady, reporters; Mrs.
Sparks, sponsor.
Caldwell-Catawba — Kath-
rine Pierce, president; Sue
Henderson, vice - president;
Katherine Ulmer, secretary;
Yvonne La wing and Frances
Pope, reporters; Dr. and Mrs.
Moore, sponsors.
Chatham—Dalton Buckner,
president; Jane Frazier, vice-
president; Betty Gilmore, sec
retary; Mr. and Mrs. DeShazo,
sponsors.
Cleveland—Harold Spang
ler, president; Martha Ann
Mauney, secretary; Carrol
Spurling, vice - president;
“Pop“ Stringfield and Miss
Logan, sponsors.
Forsythe — Carlos Cooper,
president; Jean Joyner, vice-
president; Jackie White, sec
retary; Jane Joyner, treasurer;
Mr. McLeod, sponsor.
Haywood — Glenn Brown,
president; Dorothea Green,
Ace-president; Grace Wilburn,
secretary-treasurer; Mr. S. O.
Trentham, sponsor.
Henderson — Ray Marshall,
president; Edwina Creech,
vice-president; Betty Sue Sin
clair, secretary; Cynthia Hill,
reporter; Dr. Trammell, spon
sor.
Madison — Alta Ponder,
president; Jean Brown, vice-
president; Helen Runnion, sec
retary; Mr. Trentham, spon
sor; Ruth Cogdill, treasurer.
Davidson—Luther Morphis,
president; Grace Haynes, vice-
president; Oma Shew, secre
tary; Miss Lunsford, sponsor.
Gaston—Jerry Hobbs, presi
dent; Gerry Dixon, secretary;
Mr. Wood, sponsor.
Iredell — Betty Lazenby,
president; Helen Gillispie,
secretary; Edith Swann, spon
sor.
Mecklenburg—Joe Daniels,
president; Doris Layton, secre
tary; Speedy Hendricks, social
(See REGIONAL CLUBS—Page 5)
    

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