College to Observe 91st Anniversary Today
Students To Give
starting with the October 11
broadcast at 5:15 p.m. over WW-
NC and continuing each Friday
thereafter for an indefinite period,
Mars Hill College will engage in
a number of radio programs.
As a part of the Columbia
Sehool of the Air series, a group
of Mars Hill students, under the
direction of Professor Ramon De-
Shazo, Chairman of the Radio
Committee, will discuss current
issues facing our country.
For the first program of the
series Mr. Carl Isaacs, Mr. Harold
Bennett, Mr. James Warren, and
Mr. Elliott Donnels will discuss
the subject “Veterans Organiza
tions and Politics.”
Students to give their opinions
on “How Can We Check Rising
Prices?” the second subject for
discussion, and “How Can the
Housing Shortage Be Solved?” the
third subject for discussion have
not yet been selected.
The newly-formed radio com
mittee, which will be responsible
for the broadcasting activities of
the College, is as follows: Mr. De-
Shazo, chairman; Miss Underwood,
bibliographer; Miss Glass, secre
tary; Miss Wengert, and Mr. El-
w jod Roberts.
Published By The Students Of Mars Hill College
MARS HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, OCTOBER 12, 1946.
Cecil Hill, Class of’41,
Is Chapel Program
Football Game At
2:30 To Climax
Miss Gladys Evelyn “Red” Mc
Leod, Mars Hill, N. C., has been
added to the music faculty to
Mary-Hardin-Baylor College for
the 1946-47 term. Miss McLeod,
a graduate with a Bachelor of
Music degree from the Norman’s
College of the University of North
Carolina, is teaching piano.
A member of Pi Kappa Lamb
da, national music society, she was
also active in the State Young
Composer’s club of North Carolina,
and the College Choir, for which
she served as accompanist.
“Red,” daughter of Professor
and Mrs. McLeod, graduated from
Mars Hill in the Cla.ss of ’44. Dur
ing her years at the college she
took active interest in musical
and Nonpareil activities.
BSD Greater Council
The regular meeting of the
Greater Council met Sunday after
noon after first shift dinner in
the college auditorium. After
Rolen Bailey, first vice-president
for the council called the meeting
ito order, Mary Copeland present-
led an inspiring devotion with the
Ipurpose of creating spiritual unity
land a closer relationship among
^11 officers of religious organiza
tions on the campus which is the
jj|Jiurpose of the Greater B. S. U.
|j||louncil this year.
Instead of reading minutes,
pyce Wheeler displayed by way of
chart the accomplishments of
4c various organizations for the
Jonth of September.
^Following these preliminaries
's the division of the group into
aller groups according to office.
1 the presidents who met with
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Glee Club Plans
Glee club activities for Mars
Hill College have started. Mrs.
Grady Souther, director of the
glee club, has given facts about
coming engagements of the fii-st
semester. Regardless of the fact
that there are more than one
hundred students in the club, Mrs.
Souther has planned to utilize all
the members in as many perfor
mances as possible. The glee club
has been asked to sing at Moore
General Hospital some time be-1
fore Christmas and also at the |
Naval Convalescent Hospital. They •
are expecting to use almost en- i
tirely new music. Shortly before |
the beginning of Christmas holi
days there will be a program of
carols put on by the glee club.
In this program Christmas carols |
of all nations will be sung. Quar
tets are being chosen and trained
in order to lead in chapel pro
grams of religious music. The
glee club has quite a full and in
teresting schedule ahead of it.
Recently the glee club officers j
were elected. The newly elected |
officers are as follows: President, !
Ham Boyd; Vice-President, Joyce
Harrell; Secretaries, Nell Thorn
ton and Milton Bliss; Treasurer,
Albert Hodge; Librarians, Paul
Wilson, Bill Fuller, Polly Yandell, ^
and Lois Hunter. i
This past week Clio-Phi welcom
ed one hundred six new members,
while Non-Eu topped this enroll
ment by securing one hundred,
The Nonpareils under the direc
tion of Pollyana Gihbs, vice-presi
dent, presented a humorous pro
gram featuring a debate. The
query was “Resolved: That a
country gal would make a better
wife than a city gal.”
The Clio program, under the
direction of Martha Jean Pope,
vice-president, was entitled “Com
plete Character Development in
Clio?.” The program showed the
different aspects of Anniversary,
Reception, weekly meetings and
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The Forensics Club held its first
meeting Monday, September 23,
at 8 o’clock, in Moore Hall. Mr.
Ramon DeShazo, the advisor, re
viewed the requirements and ob
jectives of the club; and the group
elected Merle Stevens president
and D. T. Carowan secretary. The
regular meeting was set at 8
o’clock each Monday night.
Plans for the year include send
ing a group to the Dixie Tourna-
j;nent held in Charlotte the first
week in December, participating in
I the Grand National Tournament
; held the last week of April, and
1 engaging in debates with near-by
i colleges. The National debate
j query is “Resolved: that labor
I should be given a direct share in
I the management of industry.”
I Those interested in any type of
j speaking and have had any ex
perience are urged to take part.
Commemorating ninety - one, -
years of useful service as an- in
stitution of higher learning. Mars
Hill College presents its annual
Founders’ Day program today in
the chapel auditorium. This day;
October 12, was originally chosen
because it was the birthday of
Edward Carter, who gave the land
on which the college was started.
The highlight of the morning
program is an address by Mr.
Cecil Hill, attomey-at-law in Bre
vard, N. C. Mr. Hill, who.se ad
dress will be based on citizenship,
is a member of the Class of ’41 of
Mars Hill College.
During the program on which
Mr. Hill will speak, Richard
Moore will sing O’Hara’s There Is
No Death, accompanied by Miss
Mary Stringfield. An ensemble di
rected by Miss Geraldine Hurry
and consisting of Jean Ggllerstedt
and Alice Puryear, violinists, and
Jean Dickman, flutist, will play
Orientale by Cui.
The main event of the after
noon’s program is a football game
between the Mars Hill Lions and
Gardner-Webb. This, the third
game of the season for the Lions,
will be played on the college field
at 2:30 o’clock.
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A C-II Class picnic in the form
of a “food-hunt” will be held next I
Saturday, October 19, Henry 1
Crouch, class president, has an- i
The hunt will begin in front of
Spilman Dormitory promptly at
2:30 P.M. Miss Diggers has given
her permission for the girls to
Dr. Melton Opens Week of
Revival Here Tomorrow
Mars Hill welcomes to the campus Reverend
Sparks White Melton, of Norfolk, Va., who
will conduct a series of revival meetings the
week of October 13.
Dr. Melton was graduated from the Uni
versity of Richmond and from Crozier Theo
logical Seminary. At present he is serving as
alumnus trustee of both institutions. Dr. Mel
ton hols a D.D. degree from Mercer and the
University of Richmond and has been pastor
of the Freemason Street Baptist Church of
Norfolk for forty years.
The work of Sparks White Melton has been
appreciated by people of all denominations
throughout his state. His personal charm has
won him many close friends in all walks of
life, and he is affectionately known in his own
city as “The Bishop of Norfolk.” In a series
of devotional talks, published under the title
of “Will He Find Faith,” the true nature of
Dr. Melton’s character is revealed.
Services will be in the Mars Hill Baptist Church at the chapel pe
riod and in the evening at 7:30 o’clock—Monday through Friday.
They will begin at the regular services on Sunday, October 13.
Dr. S. W. Melton
For Christ Hold
The Volunteers for Christ, an
organization for persons who have
given their lives for full-time
Christian service, held its first
meeting on September 24 in the
Non-Eu Hall. The newly-elected
president, Betty P’ay Trotter, pre
sided, and the evening devotion
was led by Frances Orr, devotion
leader. Other officers for the
year are Audrey Haines, social
leader; Audrey Blevins, chorister;
and La Verne Austin, reporter.
Kathryn Eley, mis.sion leader,
made clear to the group that love
must abide in each heart before
any service can be rendered. She
also gave the group an idea of
the mission of work for the year.
Later in the meeting several girl.s
reported on the work they did this
summer in Vacation Bible schools.
The meeting was climaxed by a
report from Ruby Riley, who ha.s
worked among the French Indians
in Louisiana. As she told about
the poor living conditions and lack
of knowledge in that isolated sec
tion, she challenged the members
to u.se their lives in helping others.
The Youth Temperance Council
held its first regular meeting on
September 16 in Moore Hall. The
following officers were elected
for the coming year: Margaret
White, secretary; Nell Pleasant,
director of active service; Dorcos
Tate, director of social service;
Jan Zimmerman, director of news
service; and Faye Jenkins, his
torian. Plans for the year’s work
were presented by the president,