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CThe Hilltop
Published by the Students of Mars Hill College
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Volume XXXVI
Number 4
Exchange Recital Slated Monday
The newly-elected editor-in-chief of the Hilltop, Walt AVhittaker,
•‘“'•nds out some copy for his first edition. A freshman journalism
^ajor from Baltimore, Md., Whittaker will direct the work of the
t«f of the twice-monthly publication through four page editors: John
news editor, front page; Dick Ergenhrlght, editorial page editor,
g"»nd page; Thelma Taylor, features editor, third page; and John
sports editor, back page.
Whittaker Named Editor
hy Publications Committee
Walton Whittaker, a freshman
’ ^ral arts student from Balti-
'jj's who plans to major in jour-
been named editor-in-
of the Hilltop.
dominated for the position by
^ paper’s advisor, Mr. Smith,
fa approved by the
wK-publication committee
p. '*^0 includes Mr. McLeod,
Lee, Miss Garner and Mr.
gj, Whittaker’s journalistic back-
ouaj includes work as reporter,
The paper shares office facilities
with the yearbook in the Office
Building (formerly the Music
Building) and both may be ad
dressed in care of Box 486-T.
Articles, tips for news stories or
features, suggestions, questions and
criticism should be directed to the
newspaper staff through the new
Freshmen Elect
Class Officers
Next Thursday
Nomination of class officers
and selection of sponsors will be
made at a called meeting of the
freshman class at 6:30 p.m.
Monday in the Owen Building.
Mr. Sams, chairman of a stib-
ccmmittee of the Student Ac
tivities Committee, will preside.
According to the Student
Handbook, freshmen class of
ficers must be passing a mini
mum of 14 hours at the time of
their election. They must have
displayed outstanding character
and leadership traits, must de
clare themselves in harmony
with the principles and ideals
of the college, and must be ap
proved by the Student Activities
Committee. Other members of
this committee are Dean Lynch,
Mr. Kendall, Miss Medford ancl
Dean Riggers.
The nominees will be checked
for eligibility and those receiv
ing the most nominations will
be listed on the official ballot.
The election, by secret bal
lot, will be held in the Student
Center all day Thursday. To
insure an accurate final count
the name of each person cast
ing a vote will be checked
against a freshman class roster.
. ^^nt sports editor and sports
at Kenwood High School
iVk ^ad several articles pub-
in the Baltimore Sunday
Canterbury Club Plans
Mountain-Top Retreat
^^’’ican and has edited two
. H
® Was awarded second place
Sports writing contest for the
(;• ^land Scholastic Press Asso-
and his term as publicity
and member of the church
Qj^’Pet at the Tabernacle Baptist
just terminated in Sep-
A 1 ’
ch- *'’®ady anticipating certain
in the Hilltop, the new
is currently organizing his
, and familiarizing himself
Up : paper’s typographical set-
ic|P^ publishing routine.
Said sound ambitious,” he
Atji’ • ^ PP ‘All-
hay^'^P-an’ rating as our goal. We
Up good staff and I think such
ot^ective can be achieved.”
tatj ■^ii'American” is the highest
b S of the Associated Collegiate
the Hilltop is a
Hill Debaters
Final Round
(leeway the Mars Hill College
thrpg team is in the last
^0v‘ *^”i'ucls of the six-round
'vl)!Debate Tournament
J'otp ’ '^egaii yesterday at Wake
The Canterbury Club, which
consists of Episcopal students,
has made plans for attending a
retreat in Black Mountain; hold
ing Evening Prayer Services;
a n d discussing controversial
topics of Interest to Christians.
For the first time since the
Canterbury Club has been
established at Mars Hill, it has
an advisor, Mr. Julian Douglas,
who is a teacher at Mars Hill
High School.
Canterbury Club meetings
are held Sunday nights at 6:45
in the Fireside Room of the
Mars Hill Baptist Church. The
meetings are composed of wor
ship periods and discussions.
STC Elects Vernon
PnMicily Director
Mr. Glenn L. Vernon, speech
and dramatics instructor and
debating team coach, has been
chosen news publicity director
for the Southeastern Theater
Conference which is to be held
Durham, Mar. 16-18, 1962.
The conference will include ed-
ucational, professional, com
munity and children’s theaters
in the ten southern states from
Virginia to Alabama.
Meetings this year have featured
discussions of issues which were
brought up at the convention
of the National Council of the
Episcopalian Church. Tomor
row night the discussion topic
will be “Changes in Christian
Beliefs.” Future programs will
include guest speakers and mov
Several of the members of
the club will attend a retreat in
Black Mountain February 23-
25. Canterbury Clubs from all
colleges in the Western North
Carolina Episcopal Diocese will
be attending also.
Hardins Trace
Course oF Love
Jerry Hardin and his actress-
wife Diane Hill, of the Barter
Theater, presented “The Course
of Love” in the Robert, Lee
Moore Auditorium Tuesday,
Oct. 24.
After the production the Dra-
mateers, along with some mem
bers of the Asheville Commun
ity Theater, had a question and
answer period with the actors.
Refreshments were served in the
dramatics auditorium.
Noted Seminary Professors
To Give Varied Program
Two distinguished musicians from Southern Baptist Theologi
cal Seminary in Louisville, Ky., Dr. Maurice Hinson, pianist, and
Dr. John Sims, tenor, will give a joint recital in Moore Auditorium
at 8 p.m. Monday.
The performance, open to the public, is part of an exchange
program between Mars Hill and the seminary, where Drs. Hinson
and Sims are associate professors of music. Mars Hill’s portion
of the exchange was fulfilled Oct. 17, when Dr. Robert Hopkins,
head of the MHCi music department, gave a piano recital at the
To Feature Play
The Dramateers will hold an
open meeting in the Dramatics
Auditorium at 7:30 p. m., Nov.
20. The jrrogram will be a one-
act comedy by Thornton Wil
der entitled “The Happy Jour
ney.” Michael Roch is direct
ing the play and the cast in
cludes Laura Nash, Jo Whatley,
Jerry Thompson, Arliss Suttles,
Rosalyn Skelton and Robert
Anyone wishing to attend this
program is cordially invited.
After the play there will be a
brief business meeting conduct
ed by Jerry Thompson, presi
dent of the Dramateers.
The Christmas play to be
given in chapel is an adaption
tor stage of Charles Dicken’s
immortal “A Christmas Carol.”
Dates will be set for tryouts
for the 16 speaking parts as
well as extras.
Mrs. Elizabeth Watson, dra
ma coordinator, is attending
the meeting of the Western Car
olina directors today at Cullo-
whee to help make plans for
the spring festival of the Caro
lina Dramatics Association.
The Dramateers are sponsor
ing a play-writing contest for
anyone wishing to take part.
Hum Club Elects
Miss Sandra Harvey, a sopho
more from Salem, Virginia was
elected president of The Nurses
Club at their organizational
meeting which was held Oc
tober 27. Other officers elect
ed were: Mary Sue Meintire,
vice president; Pat Dixon, sec
retary: Linda Pipes, treasurer;
Mary Flo Foster, scrapbook
chairman; Karen Pearce, Jane
Slate, and Alice Mahoney, re
The pre-nursing students are
antieijjating an interesting and
rewarding year. Their pro
gram will be high-lighted with
guest speakers from various
fields of medicine, also during
the year they planned to visit
St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Mrs. Mary McCall gave the
girls a brief account of what
to expect in nursing. She also
related several of her interest
ing experiences; after which the
|jrogram was concluded with re
A varied program will be pre
sented by the visiting musicians
including such works as “Songs
on Spanish Lyrics” by Hugo
Wolf, a group of vocal selections
from famous operas, and “Can
dlelight,” which is a modern
istic cycle of old nursery jingles
by Peter Warlock.
Other musical programs
scheduled during the first se
mester include a concert next
Saturday by the Chapel Hill
String Quartet: a vocal recital
Nov. 21 by T. J. Cole, director
of the Touring Choir and Col
lege Chorus: a recital Nov. 28
by Miss Katherine Bacon, an
English-born pianist and former
teacher of Miss Martha Biggers,
former head of the music de
partment here; and a vocal re
cital Dec. 5 by tenor Robert
Rich, a new member of the mu
sic facility.
Negro Baritone Coming
Climaxing the semester’s mu
sical performances will be a con
cert Jan. 5 by the world-famous
Negro baritone William War-
field. A Columbia Records re
cording artist, the powerful
singer appeared at the Brussels
World Fair and has sung in four
performances of Handel’s “The
Messiah” with the Philadelphia
Orchestra, one of which was in
Carnegie Hall.. In 1958 he gave
28 concerts in Asia, sponsored
by the U. S. State Department.
An orpn recital by Clair
Hardenstine on the new concert
pipe organ in the main audi
torium, originally scheduled for
Nov. 13, was cancelled.
Both of the artists appearing
Monday night "have had exten
sive musical training and exper
ience. Dr. Hinson, holder of
a Doctor of Musical Arts de
gree from the University of
Michigan, is the composer of
two published songs, “Praise Ye
the Lord” and “Orchids.”
Hold* KMTA Office
At present he is state piano
chairman of the Kentucky Mu
sic Teachers’ Association and
jrresident of the Greater Louis
ville Music Teachers’ Associa
Dr. Sims, who received a
Bachelor of Music degree cum
laude from Stetson University
in 1952, also received the Doc
tor of Sacred Music degree at
Union T heological Seminary in
New York. He has appeared
several times on television in
Rochester and New York City
and was guest .soloist at Ridge
crest Assembly in 1959 and this
last summer.

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