North Carolina Newspapers

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Published by the Students of Mars Hill College
Number 11
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chances of getting.^,, . . .
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ilands, takes over as
be sponsored by tV Christ president.
Saturday (Mar.
I this year which officers are Kay
The “Miss Laurel junior from Char-
e talent and want ice president; Hilda
enefit of the entiisenior from Walker-
Dunlap. yice president; Ron-
iponents will pla/^^S sophomore from
n Carolina now ^ice presi-
able to play theS^ eese, rising sopho-
1 we are told that,^*^^’ S. C., secre-
lason. Many had ^^sing junior
:ed for next baske'"°^> treasurer; Ang-
possible. All of
ation needs no urg^’ irect-
toward a new Junior from
j u ii, ao chairman; John
ready by the 63-o_ ’ ^
ng sophomore from
*"**“* ^ iday school superin-
authoritative groVig Wray, rising sen-
top sports editor T^jj-dy, Va., training
1 a little later this.r; Ann Huff, rising
nost outstanding ^om Mars Hill, town
id on the intercol'e; Martha Penley,
nual project of tb^ore from Hilde-
meeting of the M>
.^1 T^ir^iI ^
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Cokes, Cra^ to original plans,
summer school at
rviL ^tne weeks
Other D«2, but it will begin
on June 10 and
Snac^g- 9.
um load of nine or
will be permitted,
at listing the subjects
d and the expenses,
in Dean Lee’s of-
G R 0 C5 from Other Campuses
j!4.4.4..t.^..t..f..f..t.f..»jjfaculty of the world-
nia department at
niversity, including
Baker, has re-
fing that the admin-
is a lack of confi-
and our work.’’
came as a result of
bner McCall’s deci-
' the production of
eill’s prize-winning
Day’s Journey Into
zzas, At the
2sident said he was
- play because the
tiage used freely in
seeping with the uni-
als.” A furor over
91 or 9951 reedom’’ has been
j-page statement the
The visit to our campus of Mr.
Bill Cody of the Foreign Mission
Board next week (Mar. 27-29)
and of Dr. and Mrs. E. Norfleet
Gardner of Laurinburg the fol
lowing week (Apr. 2-4) will con
stitute the third and final phase
of the programs designed to take
the place of Focus Week in this
year’s calendar of campus events.
Mr. Cody, who specializes in
working with college young peo
ple interested in becoming for
eign missionaries, will be avail
able next Wednesday, Thursday
and Friday for personal confer
ences and will speak in chapel
Thursday (Mar. 28).
Dr. Gardner, for many years
pastor of the First Baptist Church
of Laurinburg and a respected
leader in the Baptist State Con
vention, will speak at both chapel
periods during the week of Apr.
1-6. He and Mrs. Gardner also
will be available for personal
The departure from the usual
schedule for Focus Week — Re
ligious Emphasis Week — was
made necessary this year by the
shifting from junior toward sen
ior college status. Heretofore the
plan had been to have an elab-
12 resigned faculty members stat
ed that to continue their work at
Baylor would be “unfair to the
school as well as intolerable to
us.” The resignations take effect
Sept. 1.
L. N. C.
A coed has been elected presi
dent of the Student Government
Association at Louisiana State
University for the first time in
the school’s 103-year history.
Pretty Elaine Durbin, 20, a
statuesque 6-foot blonde from
New Orleans, polled 1,710 votes
to win the presidency in a first
primary election on the LSU
campus yesterday.
She defeated two male op
Band, Choir Set
For Spring Tours
"Then, on Tuesday night," Julia Teeter seems to be saying as she
describes the approaching touring choir trip to (L to R) Otis Broyhill.
Linda James and Craig Greene. Julia and Linda are members of the
choir; Otis and Craig are members of the band, which will be on tour
in Western North Carolina, Tennessee and Kentucky while the choir
is in the eastern part of the state.
Cody, Gardners to Sub For
Usual Focus Week Program
orate program one year with an
extensive group of speakers and
counselors from various voca
tional fields, and to have a small
(one- or two-member) team of
visiting speakers the following
In an effort to diversify this
routine and give an opportunity
to re-think and re-plan the total
program a different approach
was taken this year. The campus
visit last week by Dr. Wayne
Oates of Southern Seminary and
the forthcoming visits of Mr.
Cody and Dr. and Mrs. Gardner
were scheduled as acceptable
substitutes for a more formally
organized program.
Grades Verdict
Comes Tuesday
Final evidence goes to the
“jury” today (Mar. 23) and the
verdict will be announced Tues
day — that’s the story for MHC
Mid-semester scholastic reports
are due in the registrar’s office
today, and the chapel period
Tuesday (Mar. 26) has been set
aside for simultaneous confer
ences between advisors and stu
Only unsatisfactory grades (av
erages below 75) are reported to
parents. If no report goes home,
it means the student is making
satisfactory progress at this point
in the term.
Today also is the last day for
dropping courses without penal
ty. After this, dropped courses
will be entered on the student’s
permanent record as “W-F” —
withdrew failing.
Mars Hill’s musical ambassa
dors of goodwill, the members of
the band and the choir — better
known as the “touring choir” —
are all set for their annual spring
concert tours which will begin
next weekend.
The choir, under the direction
of Robert Rich, will officially
open its state-wide tour with a
program of sacred music at the
Konnoak Baptist Church in Win
ston-Salem on Sunday morning.
Mar. 31. That night a similar
performance will be given at the
Green Street Baptist Church in
High Point.
The remainder of the week-
long tour is as follows: Monday
night, Apr. 1, First Baptist
Church at Creedmoor; Tuesday,
Clinton (N.C.) High School and
the First Baptist Church of Wil
mington; Wednesday, First Bap
tist Church of Fayetteville;
Thursday, Campbell College at
Buie’s Creek and First Baptist
Church of Kinston; Friday, First
Baptist Church at Lumberton;
Sunday (Apr. 7), First Baptist
Church of Kannapolis and Cal
vary Baptist Church of Morgan-
Laurel Is
Due in May
Barring unforeseen difficulties,
the 1963 Laurel should be ready
for distribution on May 14, Ed
itor Judy Harless announced this
All of the copy — both pictures
and text — were submitted by
the end of February, and many
of the engraving proofs have
been returned. The first page
proofs from the printer should
arrive next week.
Announcement of the dedica
tion and revelation of the winner
of the “Miss Laurel” contest are
tentatively scheduled for the
chapel period on Tuesday, May
14. Distribution will begin im
mediately thereafter, the editor
The concert band, directed by
Wayne Pressley, will begin its
10th annual tour with a perform
ance at Bethel High School near
Canton on Monday morning, Apr.
1. A second program that day
will be presented at Cumberland
College in Williamsburg, Ky.
The remainder of the week’s
schedule is as follows: Tuesday,
Apr. 2, Williamsburg (Ky.) High
School and Middlesboro (Ky.)
High School; Wednesday, Bell
County High School in Pineville,
Ky.; Thursday, Pi Beta Phi High
School in Gatlinburg, Tenn.; Fri
day, West Henderson High School
near Hendersonville and Lee Ed
wards High School in Asheville.
Both musical organizations will
tune up for their trips with on-
the-campus performances next
week. The touring choir will join
the campus chorus for a special
musical program at 8 p. m. Tues
day (Mar. 26) in the auditorium,
and the band will present its
“goodbye, we-hate-to-leave-you”
concert in the auditorium at 8
p. m. Friday (Mar. 29).
The touring choir will enjoy its
third weekend, pre-tour engage
ment tomorrow (Mar. 24) with
programs of sacred music at the
First Baptist churches in Inman,
S. C., and Tryon, N. C. Last
Sunday the group sang at the
Merrimon Avenue Baptist
Church in Asheville and at the
First Church in Black Mountain.
The Sunday before (Mar. 10) they
had sung at the First Church in
Two post-tour programs are on
schedule for the choir. One is an
Apr. 24 performance at Gardner-
Webb College and the other is
an Apr. 18 appearqnce in chapel
The two musical groups will
travel by chartered bus and will
be housed and fed by members
of the various churches and
schools where they perform. They
will return to the campus just in
time to catch a few day’s classes
prior to the beginning of spring
holidays on Tuesday, Apr. 9.
Magician, Organist Set
Saturday Performances
‘Oklahoma’ Coming
Twentieth-Century Fox’s screen
version of the famous musical,
“Oklahoma,” is coming to Moore
Auditorium at 7:30 p. m. on Tues
day, Apr. 2.
This is a new print of the film
with stereophonic sound.
Special performances by two
persons from off campus are on
the schedule for this weekend
and next.
Paul Fleming, master of leger
demain, mind reading, spiritual
ism and East Indian magic, will
present his bag of tricks in the
auditorium at 8 p. m. today.
Will O. Headlee, head of the
organ department of Syracuse
University, will present a concert
on the organ in the main auditor
ium, beginning at 8 p. m. next
Saturday (Mar. 30).
Both performances will be open
to the public as well as to the
student body and faculty.
Master of the whole range of
ancient and modern magic, Mr.
Fleming will present a three-part
program. The first includes
sleight of hand tricks; the second,
mind reading and spiritualistic
manifestations; and the third,
mesmerism and card tricks.
One of his most amazing tricks,
called the East Indian Mango tree
trick, is based on his ability to
make a plant appear to grow and
blossom on stage before his audi
In his mind reading and spir
itualism performances the magi
cian claims no supernatural abil
ity but frankly states that he ac
complishes what seems impos
sible through trickery. His clev
er performance emphasizes the
old saw that “the hand is quick
er than the eye.”

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