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Three of the stars in the forthcoming drama “My Three Angels”
jJ"* shown in a critical scene from the play. Mike Yelton (right), as
ncle Henri, checks his pistol, while two of the “angels,” Paul Wright
y®ft) and Jack Sanders look on in amusement. The play is headed for
"'■*»» rehearsal Nov. 4 and production the two nights following.
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‘My Three Angels’ Slated
For Nov. 5-6 Production
^ two-night run of the philos
ophical comedy “My Three An-
kels” will be produced by the
ramateers in Moore Auditorium
^riday and Saturday, Nov. 5 and
■ Curtain time each night will
h'reshmen Jack Sanders, Brick
*lly and Paul Wright will have
0 title roles. Dramateer veter-
Ps Diane Jaynes and David Jones
the other leads. Supporting
9 will be played by Nancy
f Mike Yelton, Mary Owens,
on Joyner and Wayne Slagle,
^''amatics teacher James
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8 p.m. ^"omas will direct the perform-
assisted by student Jim
^CtiV© -stage personnel include
Nineteen new members were
Moomed by the Science Honor
'^h at its first meeting of the
^ Mrs. Judy Halyburton, presi-
g recognized the following:
^Pndra Anders, Robert Andrews,
^ajicy Berry, Dalen Chiang, Her-
DuBois, Marianne Farn-
rjfOi, Lee Forest, Martha Hall,
racy Heath, Mr. and Mrs. David
(nee Ann Liles), D. J.
do*?’ McCall, Lavonne Mur-
u Maxine Plemmons, Barbara
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ly good at'
,®'^tor, Linda Roebuck and
fa 19th one was Joe Taylor,
member who has been
lor two years studying to-
^ doctorate at Auburn Uni-
ch Berry was elected social
tj,^'^*Pan for the remainder of
year. Other officers are
\y Bird, vice president; Anita
t).. ^or, secretary; and Ken Hale,
program consisted of
ag"^®® 0*1 “Science in the Tropics”
% Can °^°^raphed in the Panama
I zone. Dr. L. M. Outten,
le Lions j has done research in the
Collegiate Who’s Who Considering
Twenty Mars Hill Nominations
# • narrated the program.
Waynelle Wilson, stage crew
chief; Jane Watts, costumes; Rick
Cothran, lighting; David Hol
combe, set props; Cammy Mc
Donald, house manager; Candy
Coles, props; Bonnie Hunter,
The play, produced as a movie
entitled “We’re No Angels,” is
well known. The movie version
starred Humphrey Bogart, Aldo
Ray, Peter Ustinov and Leo G.
The action is set in French
Guiana. The manager of a gen
eral store (Jones) learns that his
cousin (Yelton) is coming to in
ventory and inspect the business,
accompanied by his nephew (Joy
ner) with whom the shopkeeper’s
daughter (Owens) is in love.
The “angels”—three convicts
—solve the shopkeeper’s problem
by disposing of the nosey uncle.
Jaynes plays the part of the shop
keeper’s wife; and Wyatt, as a
shopper, and Slagle, as a young
lieutenant, help develop the plot.
Baritone Douglas Therrell of
the music faculty will make his
New York debut with a concert
in Carnegie Recital Hall at 8:30
p.m. Sunday, Oct. 31. His accom
panist will be Mrs. Carolyn Lam-
berson also of the music faculty.
A preview of the New York
City performance was presented
here last Friday night (Oct. 15)
in Moore Auditorium.
A native North Carolinian,
Therrell studied at Florida State
University, receiving a Bachelor
of Music degree there in 1962
and the Master of Arts degree in
1963. He joined the Mars Hill
faculty in September 1963 as
voice instructor. He has since
then also become conductor of
the college orchestra.
He has sung with the Florida
State Opera Company and the
State University Opera Guild, has
appeared extensively in recitals
and has also performed in theater
Approximately 70 Mars Hillians
are expected to participate in the
36th annual convention of the
North Carolina Baptist Student
Union at the Myers Park Baptist
Church in Charlotte, Nov. 5-7.
Senior Bill Rotan, who is music
director for the state BSU or
ganization, will utilize the MHC
delegates as a choir to provide
special music at various times
during the conclave.
Two outstanding speakers —
both familiar to Mars Hillians—
will appear on the convention
program. They are Dr. Carlyle
Marney, pastor of the host church
and a former trustee of the col
lege, and Dr. Charles E. Boddie,
president of the American Bap
tist Theological Seminary in
Nashville, Tenn., who was here
for a Wednesday night service
and chapel on Sept. 29-30.
Dr. Marney, a nationally rec
ognized writer and lecturer, will
deliver several addresses; and
Dr. Boddie, a musician as well as
a theologian, will lead the wor
Theme of the convention will
be “Go Into All the World.”
Also on the program will be
an unusual 22-minute color
movie, “Parable,” which received
rave notices at the recently-
ended World’s Fair.
A team of students will report
on their work last summer among
the Cherokee Indians in Western
North Carolina; and Arthur Dris
coll, a consultant for the Baptist
Sunday School Board, will give
facts and figures on summer
Of Movies Set
Four movies are scheduled in
Moore Auditorium during the
next two weeks.
Tonight at 8 o’clock the much-
talked-about drama “The Cardi
nal” is slated with Carole Lynd-
ley and Tom Tryon.
Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. Lana
Turner and Hugh O’Brian will
star in “Love Has Many Faces.”
A full-length show is sched
uled at 8 p.m. next Saturday
(Oct. 30) although the selection
has not been announced by the
office of the dean of students,
which books the movies.
An old favorite, “Carousel,”
starring Shirley Jones and Gor
don McRae, will run at 7:30 p.m.
on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
A schedule of interesting fine
arts movies is also being offered
on campus by the art department.
Monday night at 7:30 in the
Library Auditorium the showings
will include “Mahatma Ghandi”
and “Pompeii and Vesuvius.” On
the following Monday night
(Nov. 1) in the same place the
film will be an 80-minute one on
All of the films are open to
any interested students.
The national publication “Who’s
Who Among Students in Ameri
can Colleges and Universities”
has permitted Mars Hill College
to make nominations for the first
time for possible inclusion in the
forthcoming edition, according to
Registrar Robert Chapman.
The publication is a bound vol
ume of biographical sketches on
outstanding student leaders at
colleges and universities through
out the nation. It is open only
to juniors, seniors and graduate
students; and to be included is
considered a high honor.
In keeping with the publica
tion’s established rules and pro
cedure, Mars Hill was permitted
to nominate 20 persons, juniors
and seniors, men and women.
Next Chapels Vary
A student musical program, di
rected by senior Norman Selby,
is scheduled for the chapel period
Tuesday, according to Chaplain
A Reformation service on
Thursday will be led by Dr. Bill
Smith, secretary of the student
department of the North Carolina
Baptist Convention. The follow
ing Sunday (Oct. 31) will be ob
served throughout the world as
During his visit to the campus
Dr. Smith will meet with BSU
leaders to discuss plans for Focus
Week Feh. 14-18.
During the chapel period on
Tuesday, Nov. 2, students will
meet with their faculty advisors
to take a test on the handbook.
Selection of the nominees was
accomplished by an anonymous
committee of faculty members
appointed by Chapman as chair
man of the faculty’s committee
on academic standing. The final
list included 20 seniors, 10 men
and 10 women.
They were selected on the
basis of the following factors:
campus leadership, promise of fu
ture usefulness and academic
No further information will be
released by the college until the
editor notifies the persons se
lected. The college will not re
veal the names of the 20 nomi
nated or the names of the com
mittee members who chose them.
The publication, which is edited
by H. Pettus Randall of Tusca
loosa, Ala., makes the ultimate
choice of just which of the 20
will appear in the next edition.
The editor and his board may
choose all 20 or less than that
Procedure calls for the publi
cation to notify directly each stu
dent selected and then to inform
the college of the names of those
chosen. This should be accom
plished before Christmas, Chap
Individual photos and a brief
writeup of those students chosen
to appear in the national publi
cation will be carried in the 1966
Laurel. In addition, each per
son so honored will be presented
a frame-able certificate during a
special recognition service on the
campus next spring.
Text Author Coining Here
One of the men who wrote the
American history text currently
being used on campus. Dr. George
E. Mowry, will give two lectures
here Thursday, Nov. 4.
His appearance will be the first
in this year’s series of campus
visitations by nationally distin
guished scholars. The program
DR. GEORGE MOWRY
is sponsored and scheduled by the
Piedmont University Center, a
league of 17 North Carolina col
leges cooperating in various ways
for mutual benefits.
Dr. Mowry will speak to history
students and other interested lis
teners at 10 a.m. and at 2 p.m.
in the Library Auditorium.
The morning lecture will be on
“The Presidency and Recent
American Culture.” The after
noon speech will be entitled “Pro-
According to Dr. Evelyn Un
derwood, who coordinates Mars
Hill’s share of the visiting schol
ars program. Dr. Mowry will also
visit some history classes and
Dr. Underwood is personally
acquainted with Dr. Mowry, hav
ing studied with him during her
work for the M.A. degree at the
University of North Carolina in
Currently chairman of the de
partment of history and dean of
the division of social sciences at
the University of California in
Los Angeles, Dr. Mowry is es
pecially interested in the Theo
dore Roosevelt era of American
history. He has authored two
volumes on the period and earned
a special award for one in 1959.
“Short History of American
Democracy,” which he co-auth
ored in 1955 with Dr. John D.
Hicks of the University of Cali
fornia at Berkeley, is the book
being used here.
He is a member of the Ameri
can History Society and the Mis
sissippi Valley History Society
and is president of the Organiza
tion of American Historians.