961 —+ S lip lan- last :ent a ^os- ents )lar- the :es loll- oni- the ther cted Oct. ined ton, icers ain: lan; irer; lain f^i\ E The Legend of Tommy Hawk Pas^e 2 CThe Hilltop Published by the Students of Mars Hill College Sports Move to Page 4 Volume XXXVI MARS HILL, N. C.. SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 4. 1961 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, Assist; 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 editor. 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 •ish, ch ^^’’ican and has edited two Urch . H papers. in ® 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 er.) 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 Lollege. 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 ies. 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 seminary. DramateerProgram 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 Kemp. 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 Harvey 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 porters. 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 freshments. 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 tion. 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.