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„,;tadi!iils Will Itoud
i”' State BSII Conclave
mon, Hugh
y Griffin; Approximately one hundred
rom a fiel4rty Mars Hill students plan to
re positions.:tend the 1955 Baptist Student
irl Francistnion Convention in Greensboro,
[agnus, _an4ovember 4-6.
4r decisions The Convention theme, “God’s
Dordmation^orld - My Life - No^v,” vrill
Duality. g divided into five areas of con-
ig cheers atr”-^ which will be discussed in
1 addresses. The sequence of
”i|, “ “lought will be as follows: “God’s
comnetitive^°’^^^> A World in Tension; My
e C I ^n|ife. Redeemed; My Life, A Mis-
21 will Enterprise; Now, The Ur-
sity cheer-^^^y Situation; Agape, The
Motive for Service.
Such outstanding speakers as
Hill BantDr. J. P. Allen of Charlottes-
is the fol-ille, Virginia; Dr. Claude U.
;: DonnieJroach of Charlotte; the Rever-
:en, Phyllisnd Elmer West of the Foreign
', CarolynHission Board, Richmond, Vir-
rtha Britt,inia; and Dr. Claude B. Bowen,
lly Powellastor of the First Baptist Church,
Jot. jreensboro, will guide the think-
on the topics given above,
for mninr- intervals on Saturday
i the basis larger group will be divided on
ng ability" individual preference
im smaller discussion sections. It
,ackev purpose of these groups
judges ° consider how the various pro-
essions can be carried on as mis-
— ionary enterprises to the glory
>f God. The fields from which
appointed ndividuals may choose are; teach-
^^^og, medicine, the ministry, edu-
f Colleges lational anud student work, sci-
henandoah:;nce, agriculture, law and govern-
lyton, Va. nent, social work, homemaking,
> last week Fe armed services, and business,
committee Outstanding Christian leaders al-
investiga-i-eady engaged in service in each
)f these fields will be on hand to
lead the discussions.
“X Of special interest during the
t Convention business session will be
I the report of the LISTEN com-
I mittee and its recommendations
I :oncerning the allocations of the
^ 1955-1956 fund. There will be a
I fellowship hour, an informative
I Book Store exhibit, special music
from the State BSU Choir, and
a good opportunity to meet new
people and form lasting friend
Societies Choose Leaders
For Anniversary Events
Mary Jane Northern and Norman Hupp have been elected presi
dents of Nonpareil and Euthalian Societies, while Martha Barnes
and Harry Mamlin have been chosen presidents of Clio and Philo-
mathian Societies to serve during the Anniversary-Reception Term.
Other Nonpareil officers are Sarah Ellen Dozier, reception vice-
president; Doris Phillips, literary vice-president; Pat Smith, secretary;
Joan Adams, treasurer; Margaret Griffin, censor; and Eileen
Gerringer, chaplain.
Presidents chosen for the Anniversary and Reception termsof
the four literary societies are (1. to r.) Norman Hupp, Euthalian;
Martha Barnes, Clio; Mary Jane Northen, Nonpareil; and Harry
Mamlin, Philomathian.
College Choir To Sing At
State Baptist Convention
This fall the College Choir plans to present several programs for
the State Baptist Convention which is being held at the First Baptist
Church in Asheville, November 14-17. On Monday evening, Novem
ber 14, they will sing at the Pastor’s Conference. They also plan to
sing for the Ministers’ Wives meeting, and for the Convention on
Tuesday night, November 15, and Thursday morning, November 17.
Those singing in the Choir are Gail Allen, Janice Benner, June
Barrick, Kay Brown, Grace Cars-
Alabama Quartet
Will Appear Here
On Saturday ni,ht, Noventber Jtr;
well, Gail Colvard, Hetty Corey,
Hannah England, Mary Elizabeth
Farmer, Reba Furches, Nancy
Hayes, Wanda Jean Hepler, Don
na Horton, Sylvia Hunt, Mona
Ellen Hyde, Rebecca Keller,
Mary Jane Northen, Doris Phil-
Revival Services
Come To Close
Last night’s services marked the
close of the annual fall revival of
the Mars Hill Baptist Church, con
ducted by the Rev. G. Avery Lee,
pastor of the First Baptist Church
of Ruston, La.
During the week special prayer
services were held in morning
watch and in the dormitories. Also,
the one minute prayers in the
cafeteria were an inspirational mo
ment of every day. Music for the
services was rendered by the Vol
unteer Choir.
From the public schools of his
native Oklahoma City, G. Avery
Lee went to Hardin-Simmons
University, Texas, for his B. A.
degree and to Yale Divinity
School for his B. D. degree. He
served several years as Baptist
Student Secretary for Louisiana
State University, later becoming
Associate pastor of the First Bap
tist Church of Baton Rouge. He
Mars Hill Music
Is Now On The Air
Musical programs originating
in Mars Hill College are now
heard over seven North Carolina
radio stations. WWNC in Ashe
ville has at 5:30 every Saturday
a 30 minute program, which in
cludes a two or three minute news
Other programs are 15 minutes
in length and are broadcast over
WHCC, Waynesville; WPNF
W G W R, Asheboro; W N C A
Siler City; and WIAM in Will
iamson. Several stations are under
consideration as possible carriers
of a Mars Hill program.
It is planned to begin in the
near future spot coverage for news
events, to be used on TV. Tech
nical problems are now being
ironed out.
5, in the college auditorium a con
cert will be given by the Univer
sity of Alabama String Quartet.
The founder and musical di
rector of the group is Ottokar
Cadek, noted violinist and author
ity on chamber music. Besides be
ing Professor of Music at the Uni
versity^ of Alabama, Mr. Cadek
was first violinist of the Npv
York String Quartet, with which
he toured all the principal cities
of the United States.
Members of the Quartet, com
posed of faculty members at the
University of Alabama, are Jerrie
Cadek, second violin; Henry Bar
rett, viola; Margaret Christy,
cello; and Mr. Cadek, violin.
Miss Cadek, the daughter of
Rich, Donnie Fay
Smith, Marcia Taylor, and Jo
Anne Weber.
Also Jimmy Berry, Tommy
Bodkin, Donald Briggs, Bobby
Burroughs, Douglas Cole, Ever-
ette Elledge, Keith Gage, Stan
Griffin, Bobby Hallman, Gerald
Hewitt, Sonny Jordan, Seth Kir
by, Earl Kirkland, Dan Pardue,
Richard Phillips, LlojH Plem-
mons, Kirby Powell, Wallace
Power, Jimm}^ Preas, Tommy
Stogner, Charles Tanner, and
Edward Ferrell.
The Choralettes, led by Miss
Hopkins, have planned to sing for
Chapel on November 30 and De
cember 1. At Thanksgiving they
will take part in a pageant along
with the Men’s Chorus and the
Euthalian officers are Ronnie
Barton, reception vice-president;
Grady Harmon, literary vice-
president; Don Metcalf, secretary;
and Tommy Stogner, censor.
Coming from South Hill, Vir
ginia, Mary Jane has been very
active in society, serving as hos
tess last year, and vice-president
last term. She is in the college
choir, has served as a training
union officer, was Oteen ward
leader, and was on last year’s
honor roll.
Norman comes from South Bos
ton, Virginia. He was vice-presi
dent of Euthalia last term, and
now serves as vice-president of the
C-II class. He is active in de
bating as a representative of the
Serving with Martha as Clio of
ficers are Janet Lett, reception
vice-president; Marcia Taylor,
literary vice-president; Peggy Mel
ton, secretary; Molly Jeffress,
censor; and Sandra Hickman,
Other Philomathian officers are
Hugh Wilder, anniversary vice-
president; Charles Bullard, lit
erary vice-president; Paul Caudill,
secretary; and Paul McCorvey,
Martha, who comes from Cam
den, South Carolina, has also been
active in society, serving as secre
tary last term. She is a training
union officer, is dormitory vice-
president, and serves on the stu
dent council.
Harry comes from Asheville,
and was Phi chorister last term.
He has served as dormitory presi
dent, training union president;
and at present, he is serving as
president of the German Club.
He also made the Dean’s list last
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Professor Cadek, is a graduate of (College Choir. The pageant will
the Curtis Institute in Philadel- > , . , , , xt
phia as a pupil of Ivan Galamian.
Also she is in much demand as
a virtuoso recitalist and soloist
with symphony orchestras.
Holding undergraduate and ad
vanced degrees from the Univer
sity of Alabama, Mr. Barrett has
become one of the leading violists
of the South. He has appeared
with the Birmingham and Mobile
Symphony Orchestras as soloist
and principal viola.
be presented in the church. Near
Christmas the Choralettes will
give a program of secular music
and combine with the Men’s Cho
rus for the presentation of a pro
gram of sacred music. During the
spring they hope to sing in differ
ent churches.
Members of the Choralettes
are: Lois Ashley, Frances An
derson, Martha Barnes, Sylvia
Brissie, Jo Ellen Bradley, Sue
Bishop, Brenda Briddell, Doris
Miss Christy has studied cello Cole, Dot Clark, Barbara Coffey,
with such celebrated teachers as Carolyn Cauthen, Zoe Cooley,
Roentgen, Graudan, Willeke, and Kitty Collins, Sarah Ellen Dozier,
Silva, and more recently with Caroline Good, Mary Carolyn
Pablo Casals in Prades, France. Grant, Dorothy Gosnell, and
In summer she teaches cello at Carolyn Griffin.
Transylvania Music Camp and Joyce Hamilton, Shirley Hud-
serves as principal cellist with the son, Sally Hall, Jo5xe Huskins,
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has been serving the First Baptist
Church in Ruston, La., since
June 1, 1948.
Besides writing material for the
Training Union and Sunday
School programs and devotionals
for Home Life and Open Win
dows, Mr. Lee has published a
book. Life's Everyday Questions.
Mr. Lee has served as Presi
dent and Lt. Governor of Kiwanis
International and at present is
District Chairman of the Com
mittee on Education and Fellow
In 1952 and 1953, he partici
pated in preaching missions in
Alaska. Mr. Lee also spent six
weeks in the Near East and
Golf is his active sports hobby,
while the affairs of the Yankees
get his spectator attention.
Mars Hill Debaters
Slate Appearances
Next Tuesday at 3:30 the
Gardner-Webb debate team of
four will exchange debates here
with the Mars Hill squad. They
will be escorted by their coach,
Mr. F. Dedmond, and the subject
for debate will be a standard topic.
For each team this will be the first
debate of the season. The pro
gram will be open for the public
and an audience will be appre
On November 8, four Mars
Hill student debaters will partici
pate in a debate contest at Fur
man. The students are: Norman
Hupp and Don Kroe, affirmative,
Steve Blackwell and James Shurl-
ing, the negative. They will speak
on this subject: “Resolved that all
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