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Mars Hili Collegfi
Published by the Students of Mars Hill College
MARS HILL COLLEGE, MARS HILL. N. C.. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1949
Week At MHG
rn of tt
Margarf MARS HILL COLLEGE observ-
nmy its fij.gt Religious Focus Week,
•, BoniUct. 17-21. Following the theme,
Adventuring with Christ,” visit-
initiate'S speakers directed the religious
Tuesda^°'^^ht of the campus for the
n parloP®^- The program included
y, Davf®-P®l services, classroom visita-
n, Nanc®”> seminars, and evening wor-
en Brtf'P hours, conducted by the dif-
cers members of the team.
id t^'^a participated actively in
1 phases but perhaps most volun-
in the seminars. Dr. Glenn
'^'^^"^iacfcburn, of Wake Forest Baptist
- ° ™rch, directed the seminar on
.0 owiiphristianity,s Answer to the
jc aiso.jjis». John Wayland, “Being
^ ' ®'Onest with Myself and Others”;
•nji, aitr. James Ray, “What’s Right,
that’s Wrong?”; Dr. Clarence
ester tP*[^nn, “Minority Tensions”; Miss
ite on Arrington, “My Job Under
dentwF'i”; and Miss Maxine Garner,
meetinP^Pinring Our Christian Faith.”
Word has been received re-
>ME i^hat Miss Mildred Swann
SHOPJ"*^ “Pug” Holbrook, ’49
lL ^^"^nates, are now engaged in so-
la Welfare activities at Furman
are assigned to
'^n'idren’s Court agency.
Miss Peggy Nichols, ’47 grad-
a e, visited the campus Saturday
ed To p October 15-16. Miss
1C ols is now Religious Educa-
[onal Secretary in the First Bap-
L I E S Church of North Wilkesboro.
Student and faculty blood do-
Save their blood to the Amer-
ES Cross Tuesday, October
, ’ as their contribution to Amer-
n ed Cross Blood Banks.
^^**^T^'** ^**y**i* Ann Gentry, ’46
visited the campus the
^October 22. Miss Gen-
y IS now studying at the Univer-
h4'4''b4"* ^ North Carolina.
[Jj^o twin sisters who, at
aent taught in the Depart-
RICESjj Music at M.H.C., visited
campus October 21. Mrs.
,o°j®’.^^® former Thelma Fleet-
T T JpI, ’t living in Teaneck,
^ ^hat interesting fact is
ied V, ® ®i®ter, Elma, mar-
I'cthers and live in identical
‘°^ses beside one another.
Wilson, ’49 graduate, visit-
f.f.^.4-fVith October 22. Along
Arthur Wilson, Clarence Tur-
Harris, Marshall Ward,
dars iTur Turner, all former
Jniv i^ans. Bill is attending the
''^^'^crsRy of Tennessee.
DPT issista^^ Hames, former publicity
)er of M.H.C., is now a mem-
inian ” “The Caro-
nan’s’ p®, *icnt newspaper at Wo-
ollege in Greensboro.
dan Ms graduates, Ma-
iVere vi '■ Nolan Teague,
iPd nf ^ cn campus the week-
, October 22.
Lawton, Glanville Lead
B. S. U. Delegates Meet
Torres - Lawton
Here They Are!
Let's Read Them
BOOKS THAT HAVE BEEN
recommended for student read
ers who are interested in Chris
tian growth are listed below.
Some of these books can be
found in the school libraries. If
they cannot, inquire as to the
possibilities of securing them.
Invitation To Pilgrimage, by
John Baillie; The Church Of
Our Fathers, by Roland Bain-
ton; The Greatest Thing In
The World, by Henry Drum
mond. The Hazen series in
cludes: What Is Man? by Ro
bert L. Calhoun; Religious Liv
ing, by Georgia Harkness;
Christianity And Our World,
by John C. Bennett; Reality
And Religion, by Henry P. Van
MISS PLORRIE ANN LAW-
TON, Andrews, S. C., was elected
to lead Clio Literary Society in
Reception term for 1949.
Other officers elected to lead
the society are: Jeanne Ramsey,
vice-president from Kinston; Dru
Morgan, secretary from Spring
Hope; Louise Stewart, censor from
Hamilton; and Tressie Brown,
chaplain from Statesville.
Sings Oct. 22 In
Clio’s marshalls are: Gerry
Poole, chief; Helen Manly, Bar
bara Cabe, and Carolyn Carlton.
The most spectacular event of the
entire year is Reception which will
be staged December 10.
CHARLES GLANVILLE, Roa
noke, Virginia, was elected Philo-
mathian president for Anniver
In a business meeting held Wed
nesday night, the boys’ society el
ected other officers to lead the or
ganization in the coming term.
They are: John Adams, vice-presi
dent; George West, secretary;
Earl Haire, censor; and Gene Wal
WILFRED THOROMAN, popul
ar young Atlanta tenor, was on
MHC campus October 22 and sang
a group of Shakespear’s songs in
a program in the college auditor
ium at 8 o’clock.
His program included “She
Never Told Her Love,” by Haydn;
“The Poor Soul Sat Sighing,” ar-
rang.ed by Keel; and “Hark, Hark,
The Lark,” by Shubert. Thoroman
was accompanied at the piano by
Clem' Sandresky, rising young
pianist from Asheville. Sandresky
played a group of selections at the
piano. They were: “The Soldier,”
by Sul and; “Zueignung,” by
Strauss; “Oh, When I Was In
Love With You,” by Williams; and
“Grow Old Along With Me,” by
TWO BUSSES were chartered
to carry the Mars Hill group of
approximately 75 representatives
to the annual State B.S.U. Con
vention being held in Winston-
Salem this year October 28-30.
Delegates from over 30 college
campuses are guests of the First
Baptist Church of Winston-Salem,
the students of Salem College, and
North Carolina Baptist Hospital.
Programs of worship and work
opened last evening at 7:00
o’clock with Dr. Franklin Young,
of Duke University, beginning the
first of five lesson periods on “The
Book To Live By.” The addresses
were given by Dr. Claude Broach,
of Charlotte; Dr. Olin T. Binkley,
of Southern Seminary, Louisville;
and Dr. Richard T. Howerton, for
mer State B.S.U. Secretary. Spe
cial music this morning was furn
ished by students from Shaw Uni
versity. The delegates also heard
reports from the Hawaiian Mission
Tour and the Stockholm Congress
of Baptist Youth.
In addition to conferences and
Bible study, every person attend
ing is having music, fun, food, and
fellowship, during the three-day
CHAPEL PROGRAMS for Oct
ober 27-28 featured the newly
organized String Ensemble of the
Members of the Ensemble are:
1st violin, Cecil Bailey; 2nd violin.
Miss Lucille Sawyer; viola, Jean
Short; bass, Paul Simpson; ac
companist, John Peck..
Arrangements of Lotus Leaves,
by Creighton; Two Preludes, by
Chopin; and Jazz Legato, by An
derson, constituted the program
of the combined Ensemble.
Mrs. Douglas Robinson present
ed a program of violin solos, play
ing the following: Cradle Song, by
Brahams; and Chant (Negro
Spiritual), by White. Miss Martha
Biggers accompanied Mrs. Ro'bin-
son at the piano.
Several trips have been consider
ed for the new Ensemble and a
Christmas concert will be present
ed on campus.
Link, Helvey HeaJ Non-Eu
Anniversary, Reception Term
Link - Bernard
Barwick - Helvey
MISS DORIS ANN LINK and
William Helvey were elected on
October 20 and 21, as presidents
of Nonpareil and Euthalia Lit
erary Societies for Anniversary
and Reception term.
Other officers elected to com
plete the slate for Nonpareil are:
Miss Ann Lynn, vice-presidentr.
Miss Carol Weibb, secretary; Miss
Betty Houston, censor; and Miss.
Dolores Clement, chaplain. Host
esses for the girls’ society are:;
Helen Wilkie, chief; Helen Britt,,
Carolyn Havner, Ruth Ellen Mon
roe, Jeannie Lynn, and Sara
Catherine Parks. Miss Barbara
Morris was elected pianist, and
Miss Margaret Lee was chosen for
Home Ec Club
MONDAY NIGHT, October 17,
the Mars Hill Home Economics
Club initiated sixteen new mem
bers. They were: Betty Schmidt,
Betty Joyner, Anne Ward, Winnie
Luffman, Betty King, Mary Franc
es Silver, Eva Davenport, Sue
Page, Louise Norwood, Doris Hut
chins, Beth Ann Dixon, Carolyn
Ellington, 'Virginia Brown, Helen
Turner, Helen Scarborough, and
Dorothy Rose Morgan.
Oct. 29: Movie, 2:30 -
Oct. 29: Dormitory
Nov. 2: Movie, Neptune’s Dau-
Nov. 5: Movie, Tom
School Days, 2:30 &
Nov. 5: Aeolian Trio,
Nov .9: Movie, 6:30.
Nov. 12: Ball Game.
Nov. 12: Dramateers,
Euthalia s other desk officers
are: Frank Litaker, vice-president;
Dudley Nelson, secretary; John
Dixon, censor; and Bernard Stall
Euthalian Anniversary is sched
uled to be November 24, and
Nonpareil Reception will follow on
Saturday, November 26. This is
the weekend of Mars Hill Home
The next four issues of The
Hilltop will feature guest edi
torials on “Character and Per
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