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ALUMNI 
MAGAZINE 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



APRIIf 1945 



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COMMENCEMENT 



Closing Maryville's 126th year, May 18-May 21, 1945 



WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 

2:00 p.m. — Senior Class Chapel Service 
FRIDAY, MAY 18 

8:00 a.m. — Prises Distributed in Chapel 
8:00 p.m. — Commencement Play 

SATURDAY, MAY 19 

8:00 a.m. — Dramatic and Musical Pro- 
gram. Music by Student 
Groups. 

3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p. m. — Reception to 
Alumni, Seniors, Parents of 
Students, and Other Guests 
by President and Mrs. Lloyd 
at the President's House. 



7:00 p.m. — Annual Alumni Dinner and 
Meeting in the Dming Hall, 
Address by Commodore B. 
Fisher, "16. 

9:15 p.m. — Orchestra and Band Concert 
in front of Thaw Hall. 

SUNDAY, MAY 20 

10:30 a.m. — Baccalaureate Service 

Sermon by President Lloyd. 
4:00 p.m. — Senior Music Hour in the 

Chapel. 
7:00 p.m. — Commencement Vespers. 

MONDAY, MAY 21 

8:30 a.m. — Spring Meeting of the Di- 
rectors. 
10:30 a.m. — Graduation Exercises. 



OFFICERS OF THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

1944-1945 

President - Estelle Snodgrass Proffitt, '08 

Vice-President George Brown, '3 3 

Recording Secretary Winifred Painter, '15 

Executive Secretary James R. Smith, '35 

Executive Committee 

Class of 1945: Andrew L. Alexander, '34; Mrs. F. A. Greene, '22; Mrs. L. C 

Olin, '22. 
Class of 1946: Geneva Anderson, '25; Hugh R. Crawford, Jr., '35; Harwell 

B. Park, T6. 
Class of 1947: Edward A. Caldwell, '22; S. E. Crawford, '12; Doris Murray, '43. 







MARYVILLE COLLEGE 

Published by Maryville College, 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd, 


BULLETIN 

Maryville, Tennessee 
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The Spring of 1945 

As this is written we at Maryville College, like all who read this, are watehing the battle lines moving toward 
the centers of Germany and Austria and are trying to believe the predictions that V-E Day will come soon. 
Perhaps it will have come when this is received. We are searching our maps of the far Pacific for the locations 
of new American amphibious landings. We are attempting to coordinate in our thinking the many and varied 
reports from Washington and London and Moscow concerning the conduct of the war, the rehabilitation of 
liberated countries, the Yalta and San Francisco conferences. Never before have the daily events of the world 
been so much a part of every household and every person's thoughts and emotions. Think of the impact of the 
broadcasts and publications upon all of us! We live amid constant reports and discussions. And almost every 
family circle is represented in the military services. Amid all of these things the programs of institutions like 
Maryville College are conducted. 

On the Campus 

The Maryville program is going forward steadily and on the whole constructively. Certainly it has been 
quieter than when aviation students were marching in and out of buildings and across the campus. Many of 
our students miss the activity and excitement of the Army's presence and miss too the larger number of men 
students of the usual years. But there are interesting activities and what is more important there is a good oppor- 
tunity for study and instruction. In spite of some understandable "war nerves" it is a good year. 

The President's Report 

It is my understanding that there will be mailed with each copy of this issue of the Alumni Magazine a copy 
of a brief summary of my report to the Directors last November entitled The 125th Year at Maryville College. 
It contains some data, analyses, and suggestions in more detail than can be given here. The total enrolment for the 
year has been increased slightly by the twenty-two new students who entered at the second semester. The total 
for the year in 458 (397 women, 61 men). In the judgment of most college executives there is no solid basis 
for expecting any great increase in enrolment of men by next fall even though the war in Europe is over by 
that time. But wc shall try to be prepared for whatever situation develops. 

S.S. Maryville Victory 

Very prominent in this issue is the report of the launching of a Victory ship named for Maryville College 
by the U. S. Maritime Commission. The Victory ships are comparatively modest vessels but they will serve both 
the- needs of war and the work of peace. This is the sort of thing which does not occur very often and should 
be of general interest to Maryville alumni. At the request of the Editor I have written a summary of the facts 
on another page. 

Our Gold Stars 

Elsewhere in this Magazine is a report of the recent dedication of Gold Stars on our Service Flags. We are 
made sad by the deaths these represent. At the same time we may thank God that so far the proportion of 
Maryville men lost in this war is smaller than that in World War I. At Armistice Day, 1918, after a year and a 
half of war, there were 658 stars on the Maryville College Service Flags, of which twenty-one, or one in every 
thirty-one were gold; at the present time after three and a half years of World War II, there are 1,057 stars on our 
Flags, of which twenty-one, or one in every fifty, are gold. 

Deaths of Miss Caldwell, Dr. Stevenson, and Miss Wine 

Another of Maryville's true builders is gone from among us. "Miss Molly" Caldwell, for thirty-seven years 
an important officer at the College, died January 17 at the age of eighty-one. She had retired from active service 
in 1936. It is appropriate that she is buried in the College Cemetery. 

Dr. William Patton Stevenson's service as College Pastor from 1917 to 1940 was unique and notable. He- 
gave it magnificently and without salary. His health and vitality were remarkable until after Mrs. Stevenson's 
death in 1939. He became ill two years before his death, which came peacefully on November 4, 1944. He is 
buried beside Mrs. Stevenson in our College Cemetery which he helped to endow. 

Some of the services rendered by Miss Caldwell and Dr. Stevenson are outlined in the addresses given by the 
writer at their funeral services in Maryville and published in this issue of the Alumni Maga-ine. 

Miss Alice Wine, Head of Memorial Hall since 193 7, was not able to return to her duties last fall, having 
undergone a serious operation in the summer. She did not recover and died at her home in Denver, Colorado, on 
February 11. This is a real loss to the College for she was an effective and loyal officer in our personnel program. 

"What Curriculum for This Kind of College?" 

Last fall we divided the faculty into study groups and asked them to work through to some recommendations 
on the subject at the head of this paragraph. Some valuable progress has been made and a report should be 
ready by the close of the college year. The 1945 Catalog is now on the press and therefore does not attempt 
to reflect the results of this study. The Catalog does carry a page outlining opportunities at Maryville for returning 
veterans but that is a more immediate and temporary program than that with which this Faculty Study is dealinc. 

Cordially yours, 



The President's Office 
April 5, 1945 



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President 



£ £ tHai-^iUe Victor 

The Victory Ships being built by Calship for the 
United States Maritime Commission are named by 
the Commission for the Universities and Colleges 
in the United States. 

The Victory Ship being launched today honors 
Maryville College at Maryville, Tennessee. Like all 
Victory Ships, it has a 10,500 D.W. tonnage and 
speed suitable for both war and peacetime service. 
Keel laid December 28, 19+4. 



CaUhip 



Second largest emergency shipyard in America, with 
14 ways and 10 outfitting docks, California Ship- 
building Corporation has delivered to the U. S. 
Maritime Commission 306 Liberty Ships, 30 Liberty- 
type Tankers, 30 Attack Transports and 44 Victory 
Ships. Seven more Victory Ships have been launched. 
Today's ship is the 418th to be launched at this 
yard, an average of one every 72 hours since Sep- 
tember 27, 1941. There will be 59 additional ships 
to be built under preseHt contracts. 



CALIFORNIA SHIPBUILDING CORPORATION 
Terminal Island, California 




THE MARYVILLE COLLEGE VICTORY SHIP 

In January President Lloyd of the College received 
a letter from the United States Maritime Commission, 
Washington, which read in part as follows: "It is a 
pleasure to advise you that the Maritime Commission is 
naming one of the new Victory ships in honor of 
Maryville College. This vessel is one of a series going 
into service during 1945, which will be named after 
American colleges and universities. The S. S. MARY- 
VILLE VICTORY is under construction by the Cali- 
fornia Shipbuilding Corporation, Wilmington, Cali- 
fornia." 

The launching was set for 9:00 p. m. February 22 
and the College was invited to be represented. 
Obviously it was not practicable for anyone at Mary- 
ville to make the long journey necessary to be present. 
President Lloyd therefore appointed as his representa- 
tive Lamar S. Wilson, '21, of Los Angeles, youngest 
son of the late President Emeritus Samuel Tyndale 
Wilson, and the names of Maryville alumni known to 
be in southern California were given to the California 
Shipbuilding Corporation to receive invitations. The 
picture above shows those who were present. 

The inside pages of the program of the launching 
ceremony are reproduced on these pages, and the 

FOUR 



PROGRAM 

LAUNCHING OF THE VICTORY SHIP 

£ ST. titanjrtlle VicUiq 

CALIFORNIA SHIPBUILDING CORPORATION 

February 22, 1945 

Ceremonies 9:15 p.m. Launching 9:30 p.m. 

Welcome and Introductions L. A. Copeland 

Public Relations Division 

Response Mrs. Arch Anderson, Sponsor 

Remarks Mr. Lamar S. Wilson 

Maryville College Alumnus 

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THE SPONSOR is the wife of the Chairman of the Board of 
Directors of the California Bank. 

Matron of Honor — Mrs. Ray Copeland of San Marino. 

remarks made by Lamar Wilson are printed following 
this sketch. The Sponsor who christened the ship was 
Mrs. Arch Anderson, wife of the Chairman of the 
Board of Directors of the California Bank, and the 
Matron of Honor was her daughter, Mrs. Ray Cope- 
land. Mrs. Anderson and Mrs. Copeland were selected 
by the Corporation and are not related to Maryville 
College except through this friendly service. 

The S. S. MARYVILLE VICTORY is one of the 
Maritime Commission's new wartime and postwar 
cargo Victory ships, of which the first were launched 
in February and March 1944. It is a three-deck vessel 
455 feet long with a beam of 62 feet; its deadweight 
tonnage is 10,800 and its cargo tonnage capacity 9,146; 
it is driven by 6,000 horsepower steam turbine-gear 
engines with over twice the horsepower of the Liberty 
ship, and has a speed of 15 knots. 

The S. S. MARYVILLE VICTORY has been as- 
signed to the McCormick Steamship Division of Pope 
and Talbot, Inc., San Francisco, for operation. Mary- 
ville College has furnished the ship's library of about 
130 volumes for use of the crew. This was done 
through the American Merchant Marine Library Asso- 
ciation at a cost to the College of $350. The name 
of the College as donor of the library is being placed 




MARYVILLE COLLEGE ALUMNI, SPONSOR, AND MATRON OF HONOR AT THE LAUNCHING CEREMONY 

Top row. Lamar S. Wilson, '21, J. K. Birdsall, prep. '15, A. L. Clark, prep. '15, James B. Wilson, '36. Third row: 
Robert L. Belt, '20, Edgar M. Birdsall, prep. '15, Mrs. Lamar Wilson (Vance Hudgens, ex-'23), Mrs. Robert L. Belt 
(Mary Elizabeth Bassel, '23), Hadley Webb, '32. Second row: Ethel Fanson, '13, Mrs. N. F. Drake (Edith Gillette, '39), 
Mary Ann Wilkes, ex-'46. Bottom row: Mrs. Arch W. Andersen, sponsor of the ship, Mrs. Ray Copeland, matron of honor. 



on a plaque in the ship and on bookplates in each book. 
Included in the library is a copy of Dr. Wilson's history 
of the College, A Century of Maryville College and 
Second Century Beginnings, copies of the Alumni 
Magazine, the Catalog and other bulletins. Also a 
framed airview picture of the Maryville campus has 
been hung on board ship. 

If there are alumni who would like to underwrite the 
cost of this memorial library on the ship, it will be a 
useful service to the men who sail and to the College 
who promised the money. Please send contributions to 
the Alumni office marked "Ship Library." 

On the front cover of this issue of the Alumni 
Magazine is a picture of the S. S. MARYVILLE 
VICTORY as she slid down the long greased ways a 
few seconds after the christening. The picture on the 
back cover shows the Victory ship at sea. 

REMARKS 
By Lamar S. Wilson, '21 

Due to transportation conditions and the press of his 
duties, President Ralph Waldo Lloyd of Maryville CoL 
lege, Maryville, Tennessee, sends his regrets that he 
cannot be here to attend these launching ceremonies. 



He has requested me to represent him here tonight 
and also to speak in behalf of the Alumni and students 
of the College in honor of which this ship is named. 

It was in the fall of 1819 that Maryville College 
was first launched forth on the sea of knowledge, so to 
speak, by Dr. Isaac Anderson in East Tennessee which 
was at that time generally considered as being located 
in the "Great Southwest." It is therefore fitting and 
appropriate that we here 126 years later launch this 
S. S. MARYVILLE VICTORY again in the "Great 
Southwest," only this time somewhat farther west. 

If this ship which is being launched tonight serves 
her country in keeping with the traditional record of 
achievements chronicled by the institution for which 
she has been named, then she will have gone a long 
way towards the attainment of the final victory, which 
her name also symbolizes. 

Therefore, m behalf of President Ralph Waldo 
Lloyd, the sixth president of Maryville College, and 
also in behalf of the facultry, alumni, former and pres' 
ent students, I wish to thank the Maritime Commission 
and the California Shipbuilding Corporation for naming 
this great ship the S. S. MARYVILLE VICTORY in 
honor of a great educational institution. 



FIVE 




MARY ELLEN CALDWELL 

Address by President Ralph Waldo Lloyd 

At the Funeral Service on January 20, 1945 

In the Elizabeth R. Voorhees Chapel 

Romans 16:6 — Salute Mary, who bestowed much 
labor on you. 

Mary Ellen Caldwell was born in Bonham, Texas, 
September 11, 1863, and died at her home on Miller 
Street in Maryville, Tennessee, on last Wednesday 
evening, January 17, 1945, at the age of 81 years, 
4 months, and 6 days. Word of her going reached 
me in Cleveland, Ohio, over the telephone later that 
night. As I sat in my hotel room afterward I realized 
that three great emeritus officials of Maryville College 
— Dr. Wilson, Dr. Stevenson, and Miss Caldwell — had 
gone within the past six months to receive their eternal 
rewards. All had passed the age of four score years. 
All had been connected with the College more than 
a quarter of a century, two of them much more. 
I breathed a prayer of thanksgiving for them and of 
petition that God would somehow enable us who have 
taken up their work to build faithfully on their 
foundations. 

I opened my New Testament at the Epistle to the 
Romans and read in the twelfth chapter, "I beseech 
you, therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, to 
present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable 
to God, which is your spiritual service." I read on 
into the thirteenth chapter, "Let every soul be in 
subjection to the higher powers: for there is no power 
but of God." And in the fourteenth chapter, "For 
whether we live, we live unto the Lord; or whether 
we die, we die unto the Lord: whether we live there- 
fore, or die, we are the Lord's." I read in the fif- 
teenth chapter that '"we that are strong ought to bear 
the infirmities of the weak" and Paul's prayer that 
"the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace 
in believing." All of those Scriptures seemed good 
to read as I thought of Miss Molly's life and work. 
Then I read on into the sixteenth, which is the last 
chapter of Romans. It contains a long list of names 
of Paul's friends to whom he wished to send greetings. 
"Salute Prisca and Aquila, my fellowworkers in Christ 



Jesus," he said. And in the midst of the salutations, 
in the sixth verse, he continued, "Salute Mary, who 
bestowed much labor on you." 

Of course Paul was not speaking of Mary Ellen 
Caldwell or of any other person in the twentieth 
century. He was speaking of someone named Mary 
who in the first century had rendered some large but 
undescribed service to those who would read that 
sixteenth chapter. But was he not saying something 
which ought to be said in every generation, "Salute 
(honor, express appreciation to and for) every person 
who blesses others with their services." And even if 
the name used were one altogether different, everyone 
who knew her would recognise how appropriately the 
words might be read in a commemoration to Mary 
Ellen Caldwell. "Salute Mary, who bestowed much 
labor on you." 

I 

We think, first of all, how the labor she bestowed 
upon the College and a multitude of persons extended 
over an extraordinary length of time. 

First, she was a student. Attending somewhat ir- 
regularly during a period of ten years, from 1881 to 
1891, she took both her preparatory and college courses 
at Maryville College, receiving the B. A. degree in 
1891. tier's was the sixteenth class in which women 
were accepted as candidates for the degree. She was 
one of the first twenty-three women to receive the 
degree from Maryville College, which in turn was 
the first college in Tennessee to confer degrees on 
women at all. In 1941 she celebrated her fiftieth an- 
niversary of graduation. There were fourteen in the 
Class of 1891; six were living in 1941; Miss Molly's 
death leaves only two of them now living. 

Although born in Texas during the Civil War she 
had been brought by her parents to this community, 
and entered the Preparatory Department of Maryville 
College in 1882. only twelve years after Anderson, 
Baldwin, and Memorial had been built on this campus. 
Her father, William L. Caldwell, was a native of 
Blount County, had attended Maryville College before 
the Civil War. and had become a teacher. After his 
marriage to Mary Ann Huffaker of Knox County, they 
went by wagon to Texas whera they remained a 
number of years and where four of their nine children 
were born. Mary Ellen was the third. Soon after 
the Civil War the family returned to Maryville and 
made their home here. As the years passed all nine of 
the sons and daughters became students in Maryville 
College. Two of them, Mary Ellen Caldwell and 
Mrs. Emma Lee Worley, became members of the 
Faculty, Mrs. Worley serving as head of one of the 
dormitories for sixteen years. Another sister, Nannie, 
was married to Judge Moses H. Gamble, who served 
on the Faculty five years and on the Board of Directors 
twenty-four years, and one of whose sons is now a 
Director. Others of the family have served on the 
Faculty and in other ways and many have been students 
in the College. 

Miss Caldwell is survived by two sisters, Mrs. 
Worley of Maryville and Mrs. Ollie Foster of Hunts- 
ville, Tennessee, and by sixteen nephews and nieces. 
Mrs. Worley has been her constant companion in her 
failing years. 

Before she received her college degree Miss Caldwell 
had served one or two years as Principal of the Mary- 



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ville Public School. After receiving her college degree 
she became a member of the College Faculty as an 
Instructor in Latin and Mathematics. Two years later 
she was asked to take charge of Baldwin Hall and 
continued there four years. In 1897 she resigned to 
become Principal of Huntsville Academy, a Presby- 
terian School at Huntsville, Tennessee, and was there 
seven years. In 1904 she returned to the Maryville 
College Faculty to remain until her retirement in 1936. 
She was Head of Baldwin Hall until 1914 and then 
Head of Pearsons Hall until 1936. In 1913 she was 
given also the title of Dean of Women. After she 
had retired in 1936 she was elected by the Directors 
Dean of Women Emeritus for life. 

Yes, her service was a long one. She was actively 
engaged in educational work as a teacher or a per- 
sonnel officer in three institutions for more than 
forty-five years. She was a student in Maryville 
College for at least parts of eleven years, was an active 
member of the Maryville Faculty for thirty-seven 
years, and was Dean of Women Emeritus for almost 
nine years. Her thirty-seven years on the Faculty have 
been exceeded by only five persons in Maryville 
history. Her total formal connection with the Col- 
lege, as student, faculty member, and Dean Emeritus, 
was fifty-seven years. That covers almost half the life 
of the College. All of her years have been years of 
service. We might well write with Paul, "Salute 
Mary, who bestowed much labor on you." 

II 

But not only was this a labor extending over an 
extraordinary length of time for one life, but it was a 
labor of extraordinary loyalty. 

This was an outstanding quality of her life. She was 
loyal to her family, to her friends, to her students, 
to herself, to her ideals, to the Church, to the College, 
to her colleagues, and above all to Christ whom she 
sought always to serve. There was nothing she wanted 
for herself. She never sought to advance her own 
interests or feelings or popularity. At no time in her 
long career was she found asking for the advantages 
of money or recognition or protection, the three self- 
benefits which even good men and women commonly 
seek. During most of her years here salaries were low 
and her responsibilities were large. Her particular 
work involved long hours and tasks often difficult and 
unpopular. But she never shirked and never shifted 
unpleasant work or blame to others. 

Her lack of self-interest, her unselfishness, and her 
unwavering loyalty did much to enable her to with- 
stand the nervous strain of years of care and counsel- 
ing and discipline. 

I personally have reason to be grateful for her 
loyalty. I came to the presidency after she had served 
over thiry years with Dr. Wilson and other officers. 
Her loyalty to Dr. Wilson as President was a beautiful 
one and constituted what he counted a major support 
of his own arduous labors. I had formerly been but 
one of the students who called occasionally at her 
dormitory for one of the girls there. By no measure- 
ment could I take the place of Dr. Wilson to her. 
Yet from the day of my coming to that of her death 
her loyalty to me was as sincere and unfailing as it had 
been to Dr. Wilson. She may not have known that I 
noticed that on her desk she kept a little picture folder. 
In one side was Dr. Wilson's picture and in the other 



was mine. She had not kept his alone, as certainly 
might have been expected; or replaced it with mine 
because officially I had come to his office; but she 
merely added the one to the other. Her loyalty was 
big enough for both. 

Let us all write, "Salute Mary, who bestowed much 
labor on" us — a labor of extraordinary loyalty. 

Ill 

For a third thing, I would mention how her labor 
was bestowed on a permanent institution. 

She was a loyal member of New Providence Presby- 
terian Church for fifty-four years, joining there by 
certificate on September 25, 1891, about the time she 
joined the Maryville College Faculty. She invested a 
large service there. She stood loyally by the ministers 
and the program. Her investments there will con- 
tinue to bless future generations. 

But it was the ministry of Maryville College which 
claimed her largest effort as teacher, counselor, dormi- 
tory head, dean. And one year a quarter of a century 
ago she took the place of Miss Margaret Henry, who 
had died, and travelled and spoke as a Field Scholar- 
ship Secretary. She built herself into the institution. 
Her loyalty to its purposes, her willingness to bury 
herself in its interests, her good judgment and common 
sense in counsel, her daily labors, and Christian life — 
all this and more became part of the warp and woof 
of Maryville's being. A great deal of the College's 
moral and religious structure is due to Miss Molly's 
faith and courage, more than she or anyone could 
know. 

She "lived and worked and retired from her labor 
and died. But her work has not died. She put her 
efforts into an institution which was here before her, 
which will live long after her earthly life, and will 
transmit her influence on and on. Since her retirement 
she has lived in her own home half a block away 
from the campus where she could hear the college bell 
and see college people come and go, and today she is 
being buried in the college cemetery in view of the 
college buildings in which she lived and worked so long. 

We "salute her, who bestowed much labor" on this 
College and on the Church and on other permanent 
institutions. 

IV 

In the fourth place, her service was to individuals. 

In most of her years, she lived twenty-four hours a 
day with young women. She knew thousands of them 
by name. She loved them and would make any per- 
sonal sacrifice for them. 

By nature she was not effusive. She belonged to 
those who believe that right is right and wrong is 
wrong and that obedience is a means to character and 
strength. She had high standards and asked others 
to have high standards. She was frank and was un- 
concerned about her own popularity as she did her 
work. Not every college girl or boy understood her 
or was strong enough in self-discipline to discover her 
warm heart. But most of them did while in college; 
almost all did as they grew more mature; and all 
respected her staunch character and recognised her 
consistent fairness. 

There are hosts of Maryville College alumni who 
thank God for Miss Molly's standards and friendship. 
That she has been known almost exclusively by the 
name "Miss Molly" is testimony to the love and re- 

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spect in which she has been held. 

When her eightieth birthday was approaching the 
fact became known and she was almost overwhelmed 
by messages and flowers and visitors. And today 
there came among the messages and flowers an orchid 
from a group of former college girls who as a group 
have kept in touch with her by writing and coming 
back. Today they sent an orchid for her to wear 
as she goes to her last resting place. It is an expres- 
sion in which thousands would willingly share. 

She has invested her life in other lives — who would 
salute her, for she has bestowed much labor on them. 

V 

There is one last word, a word hardly necessary for 
it has been implied in all that we have been saying. 
But let it be set out alone for emphasis. It is this: 
Her's has been a Christian labor. 

She believed in God, the Father Almighty, and in 
Jesus Christ his only Son, our Lord, and in the Bible, 
the word of God. She believed the promises and the 
commandments also. She had accepted Christ as her 
Saviour and Lord and lived in daily consciousness of 
his presence. She was one of the best listeners any 
preacher ever had in this Chapel, something not 
universally true even in good college faculty folk. She 
did her work in a constant spirit of prayer. She en- 
gaged in education, but to her it must always be 
Christian education. She had one supreme ideal for 
Maryville College, that it should be a Christian college. 
She wanted above all else that Maryville students 
should be Christian students. 

Her going leaves another empty place among us. 
But it is a triumphal entry for her. By reason of 
strength her years have been four score. We rejoice 
in her mighty contribution toward a wholesome 
Christian world. With the Apostle we say, "Salute 
Mary, who bestowed much labor on you" — a labor 
extending over an extraordinary length of time, a labor 
of extraordinary loyalty, a labor bestowed on a per- 
manent institution, a labor bestowed on individual 
persons, a Christian labor. 

And now she has rested from her labors. Let us 
enter into them. 



SAMUEL TYNDALE WILSON 
MEMORIAL FOUNDATION 

At the end of March there were mailed to all alumni 
a descriptive leaflet and a pledge card for the Samuel 
Tyndale Wilson Memorial Foundation Fund which was 
announced in the October issue of the Alumni Maga- 
zine. It is earnestly desired that $25,000 in pledges 
and gifts from alumni, faculty, and directors be in 
hand by Commencement, May 21. The total received 
up to the time this is written (April 5) is $3,584. 

This $25,000 is the first quarter of the total Founda- 
tion of $100,000 which will be asked during the next 
few years to endow a Chair of English in memory 
of Dr. Wilson. 

Send your pledge or gift now if you have not 
done so. 
EIGHT 



DEDICATION OF GOLD STARS 
ON THE SERVICE FLAGS 

March 28, 1945 

Hymn — "My country, 'tis of thee" 

Scripture Readings— Psalm 46:1-2, 8-11; Isa. 40:25-26, 

28-31; Rev. 7:9-17; Rom. 8:38-39 
Anthem — "Sanctus" by Gounod 

The Gold Star Roll Call— Read by President Lloyd 
Solo — "I know that my Redeemer liveth" by Handel 
Prayers of dedication 
Prayers for those in service 
Silent Prayer 
Hymn — "How firm a foundation" 

The Gold Star Roll 
On the two Service Flags in the Chapel there are 
still 1,000 stars, although at this date (March 28, 
1945) 1,057 former Maryville College students and 
faculty are known to have entered the armed forces. 
Additional stars will be added The flag to your left 
as you face the platform is filled with 665 stars; the 
flag to your right is but partially filled with 335 stars. 
For the past year the flag to the left has had two 
gold stars and the one to the right three gold stars. 
We have now changed eight more of the stars on each 
of the flags from blue to gold. We call the roll of 
the 21 Maryville College men whom these gold stars 
represent. 

(1) Weldon A. Baird, '39, Kilbourne, Ohio, a 
student in Maryville College four years, a graduate in the 
Class of 1939, a Navy Pilot, killed while on patrol 
duty off the coast of California, April 1, 1942, when 
his airplane fell at sea. He was the first Maryville 
man to lose his life in this war. 

(2) Frank L. Miller, '14, Washington, D. C, a stu- 
dent in Maryville College four years, a graduate in the 
Class of 1914, a Presbyterian minister, Colonel in the 
Chaplains' Corps, first assistant to the Chief of Army 
Chaplains, killed in an airplane crash in Iceland, May 
1943, while on a world tour of inspection. 

The first two gold stars placed on the first 

flag were for these two. The three gold stars 

first placed on the second flag were for: 

(3.) F. A. Greene, Jr., Ex. '46, Maryville, Tenn., a 

student in Maryville College one year, killed in an 

accident at training camp in this country October 

16, 1943. 

(4) Herbert I. Turner, Ex. '41, Ocala, Florida, a stu- 
dent at Maryville two years, an Army pilot, killed when 
his damaged plane crashed in England as he was re- 
turning from a bombing raid over Germany, Septem- 
ber 1943. 

(5) Fleming P. Griffith, Ex. '43, Ravenna, Kentucky, 
a student in Maryville College three years, a Marine 
Pilot, lost when his plane went down in the Southwest 
Pacific, January 1944. 

These five are the men for whom the five gold 
stars have stood this past year. Now I call 
the names of the sixteen men for whom blue 
stars have now turned to gold. First the other 
eight on the full flag to your left. 

(6) Harry Everette Driver, Ex. '39, Mulberry, Flor- 



ida, a student here one semester, an Army Pilot, before 
his death assigned as Pilot of General MacArthur's plane 
in Australia, killed November 13, 1942, two and a hall" 
years ago now. 

(7) Augustin L. Brunson, Ex. '44, Pine City, New 
York, a student at Maryville one year, one of our first 
students to enter military service, a Marine machine 
gunner, overseas two years, killed September 26, 1944, 
in the Peleliu Island invasion in the Pacific. 

(8) Jack Craig Harwood, '41, Cornell, Illinois, a stu- 
dent at Maryville two years after transferring from 
Blackburn College, Illinois, a Maryville graduate in the 
Class of 1941, an Army Pilot who took part in the 
first Flying Fortress raid on Germany, killed over 
Bremen, Germany, April 17, 1943, on his sixteenth 
mission. 

(9) Robert Dove Downes, '36, Philadelphia, Penn- 
sylvania, a Maryville College student three and a half 
years and a graduate in the Class of 1936; a Radio 
Communications officer in the Army Air Forces, 
stationed at Clark Field near Manila, Philippine 
Islands, at the time of Pearl Harbor, not heard of again 
until reported in June 1943 by the War Department 
as a Japanese prisoner of war; later reported by the 
War Department as killed when a Japanese freighter 
carrying American prisoners was tragically sunk by 
American torpedoes off Mindanao, September 7, .1944. 

(10) James Lindsay Robison, Ex. '45, Port Royal, 
Pennsylvania, at Maryville College a year and a half, 
killed in action in Germany, November 23, 1944. 

(11) Richard K. Orr, '34, Pacific, Missouri, at Mary- 
ville College four years and a graduate in the Class of 
1934, a Presbyterian minister, a Captain in the Chap- 
lains' Corps, contracted illness while on New Guinea, 
returned by plane to America where he died Decem- 
ber 10, 1944. 

(12) Kermit A. Hanna, Ex. '38, Trenton, New Jer- 
sey, in Maryville a year and a half, a Sergeant in the 
Army Medical Corps, killed in action in Belgium Decem- 
ber 22, 1944, in the great German drive of that period. 

(13) Patrick H. Davis, Jr., Ex. '43, Rogersville, Ten- 
nessee, a Maryville student one year, Army Flier, killed 
when his plane crashed in Hawaii, February 16, 1945. 

I have now called thirteen names, ten on the 
full flag to your left, and three which have 
been for a year on the flag to your right. I 
now call the eight names of those for whom 
gold stars have just been placed on this flag 
to your right. 

(14) William C. Dunn, Ex. '39, Maryville, Tennes- 
see, known universally as Jack Dunn, a student in the 
College for one year, killed May 16, 1944, in a plane 
crash during training in this country. 

(15) Howard B. McGill, Ex. '39, Maryville, Tennes- 
see, a student at Maryville three years, killed in action 
with the Army in France June 12, 1944, six days after 
"D-Day." 

(16) David H. Briggs, Jr., Ex. '46, Maryville, Ten- 
nessee, a student at the College one year, son of our 
Professor and Mrs. Briggs, killed in action with the 
Army in France, August 15, 1944. 

(17) Robert B. Moore, '41, Greeneville, Tennessee, a 
student in Maryville College four years, a graduate in 



the Class of 1941, a Navy officer, lost when the USS 
Warrington went down in the Atlantic hurricane, 
September 1944. 

(18) Gero K. Piper, Ex. '44, Princeton, New Jersey, 
a student at Maryville one year, killed on the Western 
Front, probably in December 1944 or January 1945, 
our only information so far being the Army notation 
"Deceased" on a letter addressed to him and returned 
to Maryville. 

(19) Roy Sparks, Ex. '43, Greenback, Tennessee, at 
Maryville College one year, member of the 90th Division, 
3rd American Army, killed in action in Belgium, 
January 19, 1945, after but seven months in service. 

(20) Charles H. Edwards, Ex. '45, Rochester, Penn- 
sylvania, at Maryville a year and a half, killed in air 
action over France, February 6, 1945. 

(21) John J. Ballinger, '41, Washington, D. C, a 
Maryville student four years and a graduate of the 
Class of 1941, a Navy Pilot, killed in February this 
year, the exact date not yet known by us, when his 
plane went down off the coast of California. The 
circumstances of this latest death of which we know 
appear strikingly similar to those attending the death 
of Weldon Baird, our first gold star man, three years 
earlier. 



Since this dedication service, word has come of the 
following deaths: 

(22) William Campbell McConnell, Ex. '28, died 
August 30, 1944 at Army General Hospital, Malvern 
Wells; buried in Cambridge, England. 

(23) James L. Widner, Ex. '39, killed in an auto- 
mobile accident. 1941, on way home on furlough from 
Camp Forrest, Tcnn. 

(24) Thomas O. Vannatta, Ex. '35, Belvidere, New 
Jersey, at Maryville College two years, entered Marines 
January, 1939, was in China in 1940, Philippines in 
1941, taken a prisoner in fall of Corregidor, sent to 
Osaka Prison Camp in Japan, died there Dec. 7, 1943. 

(25) Charles William Dunning, Elmhurst, Long 
Island, New York, at Maryville College three years, 
Lieutenant, Marine Corps, Co. L, 3rd Bn., 7th Marines, 
killed in action, Okinawa Island, April 27, 1945. 

(26) Tollton E. Coulter, Maryville, Tennessee, 
graduated from Maryville College with the Class of 
1937. He was at home on leave in January visiting 
his wife, Juanita Stevens, '37, and family. A Lieutenant 
in the Infantry he died from wounds April 26, 1945, 
in Europe. 

(27) Clifton William Housley, Jr., Washington, 
D. C, was at Maryville College one year. He was 
killed in an airplane crash in Puerto Rico, January 1, 
1945, as a corporal on a B-29. 

DEBATE 

The College has during the year maintained a debate 
squad under the direction of Professor David H. 
Briggs. Maryville students have participated in a con- 
siderable number of debates and other forensic contests 
both at Maryville and away with gratifying success. 
The subject being debated this year by colleges in Pi 
Kappa Delta is "Resolved: That the federal government 
should enact legislation requiring the settlement of all 
labor disputes by compulsory arbitration when voluntary 
means of settlement have failed, constitutionality 
conceded." 



NINE 



WILLIAM PATTON STEVENSON 

Address by Ralph Waldo Lloyd, 

President of Maryville College 

At the Funeral Service on November 8, 1944, 

In the Elizabeth R. Voorhees Chapel, 

Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee 

Acts 18:24, 25 — An eloquent man (who) spake and 

taught accurately the things concerning Jesus. 

In the Book of the Acts, the 18th chapter, in the 
24th and 25th verses, we read that "Apollos, an Alex- 
andrian by race, an eloquent man, came to Ephesus: 
and he was mighty in the scriptures. This man had 
been instructed in the way of the Lord; and being 
fervent in spirit, he spake and taught accurately the 
things concerning Jesus." Apollos was one of the 
strong characters of the early Church, a man of great 
eloquence, whose influence as a Christian preacher 
is evident from more than one account in the New 
Testament. 

The description of him as "an eloquent man . . . 
(who) spake and taught accurately the things concern- 
ing Jesus" is appropriate also as a description of Dr. 
William Patton Stevenson in whose memory we hold 
this service. Dr. Stevenson spoke from this platform 
regularly twice a week for more than twenty years. 
His eloquence became a tradition among the thousands 
of college students who heard him. Often when you 
meet them they say, "I have never heard anyone who 
could use words as could he. And at the same time 
his sermons were practical and he and Mrs. Stevenson 
were fine people." So say the alumni. 

Yes, like Appollos, he was "an eloquent man." 
I 
His eloquence was in no small measure due to his 
preparation. 

He was born in West Alexander, Pennsylvania, the 
son of Rev. Josias and Eleanor Patton Stevenson, on 
December 24, 1860. He grew up in a United Presby- 
terian manse and entered Jefferson Academy at Canons- 
burg, Pennsylvania, in 1876 at the age of 16. In 1882, 
when he was 22, he received the Bachelor of Arts 
degree from Westminster College, New Wilmington, 
Pennsylvania, and entered Union Theological Seminary, 
New York City. After one year there he transferred 
to Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh, and in 
1885 graduated with the degree of Bachelor of Divinity. 
This home background and schooling would be excel- 
lent fundamental preparation for the ministry even now, 
and in those days when institutions of higher learning 
were attended by comparatively few, his was an unusual 
preparation. 

To this he added frequent and extensive travel As 
a young man he spent almost a year riding over the 
British Isles and Europe on one of the high bicycles 
of the period, visiting many places and people of in- 
terest. And for more than half a century since that 
time he has continued to travel. His last trip abroad 
was in 1938 when he and Mrs. Stevenson went around 
the world. His last long automobile trip in this coun- 
try was a remarkable one of ten thousand miles to the 
Pacific Northwest, on which at the age of eighty he 
drove his own car and travelled alone. I have never 
known anyone who remembered so much in detail or 
could describe more eloquently the places and people 
of his travels, including the travels of a half century 
ago. 

TEN 




DR. STEVENSON 

He read widely and constantly, alike the classics and 
contemporary books and magasines. The English Bible 
had a large place in his reading. This continued until 
his strength failed near the end. He never tired of 
good books. And they did much toward his unusual 
mastery of language. 

His travels, his reading, his long experience, his 
human interests made him a conversationalist of rare 
charm. 

Yes, his preparation did much to develop his God- 
given abilities; he was "an eloquent man . . . (who) 
spake and taught accurately the things concerning 
Jesus." 

II 
His service to the churches was long and distinguished 

On December 15, 1885, he was ordained a minister 
of the Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A., although 
he had been reared in the United Presbyterian Church. 
At that time he became pastor of the Avalon Presby- 
terian Church which he had helped to organise, not far 
from the Seminary where he had graduated in the 
spring. Two years later he accepted a call to Mauch 
Chunk in eastern Pennsylvania. In June of that year 
he was married to Elisabeth M. Cooper of Allegheny, 
now part of Pittsburgh, by whose earthly remains his 



body is to be laid today. He was pastor in Mauch 
Chunk four years; in Titusville, Pennsylvania, seven 
years; in Park Church, Syracuse, New York, four years: 
and in First Church, Yonkers, New York, fifteen years. 
The last three were among the strong churches of their 
States. From Yonkers he came to Maryville College 
where he served as College Pastor, preaching regularly 
in the chapel each Sunday evening and each Wednes- 
day morning for 23 years, a test of preaching capacity 
which few could meet successfully. During most of his 
years as College Pastor he. served also as supply min- 
ister of the Shannondale Presbyterian Church in the 
northern suburbs of Knoxville, driving there to preach 
every Sunday morning. 

Thus he was an installed pastor in five churches in 
Pennsylvania and New York, and was a College Pastor 
and regular supply minister in Tennessee. His active 
preaching extended to 55 years, and he was an or- 
dained minister of the Gospel for 59 years. He not 
only served as pastor of six local churches and a col- 
lege, but also served the Church at large as a member 
of the Board of Foreign Missions and in other ways. 
While a pastor in Syracuse he was awarded the honor- 
ary degree of Doctor of Divinity by Syracuse Univer- 
sity. While College Pastor he received the honorary 
degree of Doctor of Laws from Maryville College. Al- 
though he cared little for offices or honors they came 
to him from time to time. His name appeared in 
"Who's Who in America" 40 years ago, when the list 
was smaller than it is now. Dr. Wilson in 1917 wrote 
from New York to> other officers of the college, "Dr. 
Stevenson in an excellent speaker . . . and is very 
highly respected in New York." 

So today we recall how for more than half a century 
he was "an eloquent man . . . (who) spake and taught 
accurately the things concerning Jesus." 

Ill 

The story of his coming to Maryville College is a 
romantic one. 

Or as Dr. Wilson once put it, "The whole story reads 
like romance. But it is vastly better than romance — it 
is Providence." I have this week read some of the 
story in Dr. Wilson's files. First, there is a note that 
Dr. Wilson called on Dr. Stevenson in New York and 
presented him a copy of the newly published history 
of the College. That was on January 4, 1917. There 
then is a letter in Dr. Stevenson's' handwriting dated at 
Yonkers on Hudson February 15, 1917, which begins 
thus: 

"My dear Dr. Wilson, — Owing to the pressure of 
many pastoral duties it has been diffcult for me to get 
an opportunity to read your 'Century of Maryville 
College' you were so kind as to present me. Last week, 
however, I found an evening I could give to it, and 
once started on your thrillingly . . . inspiring record 
of the labors and achievements of dauntless faith, tire- 
less patience, heroic courage, and martyr-like self-sacri- 
fice, I could not lay it down until I had read it 
through ... It has gripped and stirred me as nothing 
of the kind has done for a long time." 

That was the beginning. Four months later Dr. and 
Mrs. Stevenson arrived in Maryville to live, having left 
the prominent pastorate at Yonkers to- enter service 
here. And to do it in a way no one else has done 
before or since: without any salary from the College. 
Not only so but to build through the gift of a personal 



friend of Mrs. Stevenson the House-in-the-Woods as a 
Perpetual Memorial in honor of Mr. and Mrs. William 
Cooper, parents of Mrs. Stevenson and of Mrs. John 
Walker who now lives at Morningside nearby, to be 
used as a College Pastor's residence. Also they estab- 
lished a substantial portion of a permanent endowment 
of a College Pastor's salary. 

For 23 years Dr. Stevenson continued his regular 
service "without money and without price" as the 
prophet Isaiah put it long ago. Maryville College 
celebrated its 125th anniversary last month. One of 
the greatest providential favors in all its history was 
the coming and serving of Dr. and Mrs. Stevenson. 

IV 

Their contributions to the life of the College and its 
young people were many and varied 

One was_ their home. For years it was a center of 
culture and friendliness for students, faculty, and 
others. Frequqently whole classes and other large 
groups were entertained there. I talked of that when 
we held a service like this for Mrs. Stevenson five years 
ago. She gave a very large part of their united 
service. A letter about them in 1917 says, "He is im- 
mensely popular and his wife is as popular and prudent 
. . . and is the leading Christian lady of Yonkers." He 
was never the same after she died. Often he would 
say to me, "I am like a watch whose mainspring is 
gone." That is one reason that this memorial service 
today is as nearly as possible a duplicate of that held 
for her in 1939. The music is the same, the Scripture 
passages the same, the pallbearers the same, many o 
the other participants the same. He helped plan her 
service, and leaving no requests for his own except 
that he be laid away in his pulpit gown, we are re- 
peating for him the service used for her. 

Of course, there was his service as a preacher. In 
President Wilson's Annual Report in 1921 are these 
sentences about Dr. Stevenson's weekly preaching in 
the chapel: "The entire student body has . . . listened 
to a most remarkable series of addresses each dealing 
with some phase of student religious life. These ad- 
dresses, if collected and printed just as delivered, 
would form a volume of college sermons unexcelled 
by any ever published." 

In 1927, on the tenth anniversary of Dr. and Mrs. 
Stevenson's coming, the Directors adopted an im- 
pressive minute prepared evidently by Dr. Wilson. 
One sentence is this: "The wisdom, the appropriateness, 
the common sense, the religious earnestness, and the 
moving eloquence of Dr. Stevenson have, impossible 
as it would seem, steadily increased from week to 
week, until his addresses delivered to our college audi- 
ences have seemed to us so finished and so inspiring 
as to be incomparable." 

When the present speaker came to Maryville Dr. 
Stevenson was seventy and was planning to retire. I 
urged him to delay that step and he continued to 
preach here for almost ten years more. As I sat 
beside him on the platform I never saw him use a note 
of paper even for the Scripture references until he 
began to fail. And those who have been here all the 
years cannot recall his repeating any material. He was 
indeed "an eloquent man." 

It was he who inaugurated the Sunday Vesper and 
the Wednesday preaching services and who brought 
into being the Choir. He loved to work in the 

ELEVEN 



Woods and the section around his house was kept in 
attractive order. They were both buoyant personalities 
and kept their youth long. A feature newspaper 
article when he was 77 called him the only man in 
Tennessee who could play the golf course in his age. 
About a dozen years ago they flew to San Francisco, 
remained overnight, and flew back, saying they had 
never seen America from the air and wished to do so. 
He contributed generously to various funds. One was 
the endowment of the College Cemetery where we 
are now to take him. 

His last direct message to me was written by his 
son who said, "He (Father) also told me to say that 
he is 'slipping in everything but his affection for you, 
the College, and his kind Maryville friends'." 

The last sermon which he| preached was at the 
Shannondale Church. He entitled it "A Sermon to 
Old People." In it he described the difficulty of 
ending life well, the beauty of old age when it is lived 
well, and the radiant hope of heaven which increases 
with the years. "There are ten thousand things I 
want to see" about the future life, he said. "There 
are a million things I want explained; things about 
myself, about you, about God, about the course of 
human history, about the government of the world . . . 
I wonder how it looks over there . . .1 think the time 
will come when I shall be quite willing to die in order 
to find out about these things . . . Ah, my friends, 
what joy, what beauty, what glory awaits us." 

He was "an eloquent man . . (who) spake and 
taught accurately the things concerning Jesus." 

THE 1945 FEBRUARY MEETINGS 

Under the leadership of Rev. Dr. Frank H. Caldwell, 
President of the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary (a 
seminary jointly under the Presbyterian Churches 
U. S. A. 'and U. S.), the February Meetings, held 
from the 7th to the 15th (February 7 to 15), were 
most effective. Students and Faculty found Dr. Cald- 
well a preacher of unusual power and the whole life 
of the campus and the hundreds of individual lives 
touched were greatly blessed. The response was earnest 
and wide spread. Dr. Stringham, for the twenty-third 
year, gave his wholesome and able leadership to the 
music of the services. 

MARYVILLE CHURCHES AND PASTORS 

Broadway Methodist ....._ Rev. C. P. Hardin 

First Methodist - Rev. E. E. Wiley, Jr. 

First Baptist P>.ev. Colvin L. Hammock 

First Christian Rev. Floyd E. Clark 

New Providence Presbyterian Rev. Thomas A. Graham 

St. Andrew's Episcopal Rev. Maurice H. Hopson 

EASTER ON THE CAMPUS 
During the past decade the Easter season has been 
increasingly observed on the Maryville campus, with 
the Easter Sunrise Service probably the central event. 
For a number of years the program below has been 
followed: 

Palm Sunday Vespers — Special music service 
Holy Week— Daily chapel readings of His last week 

and anthems 

Noonday student services 
Good Friday chapel service around the Seven Words 
Easter Sunrise Service in the Amphitheatre in the 

Woods 
Easter Vespers — DuBois' "Seven Last Words" by the 

choir 

TWELVE 



RECREATION CENTER 

Early in the current semester an organised student 
recreation center was put into operation in Bartlett 
Hall. A committee representing various student organi- 
zations and the faculty supervise the program through 
a large number of volunteers and under a carefully 
worked out plan. The center is open after lunch and 
dinner each weekday and at certain hours during the 
afternoon. Bartlett Hal! is temporarily available because 
of the reduced number of men students. 
COLLEGE CALENDAR 
1945 

May 19 — Alumni Day 

May 20 — Baccalaureate Sunday 

May 21 — Commencement Day 

August 2S — Fall Semester Opens 

December 20 — Fall Semester Closes 
1946 

January 16 — Spring Semester Opens 

May 22 — Commencement Day 
There will be no Summer Session in 194?, the war- 
time demand for it having passed. During June and 
July there will be on the campus a number of Young 
People's Conferences under auspices of the Presbyterian 
Churches in the U. S. A. and the U. S. The annua! 
meetings of the Synod and Synodical Society of Mid- 
South also are scheduled for the campus but there is 
uncertainty as to their being held in the usual way 
because of Government regulations as to large meetings 
involving travel. 

REPORT OF THE 125TH ANNIVERSARY 
CELEBRATION 

The October Alumni Magazine gave in some detail 
the plans for the 125th anniversary observance on 
October 22. These plans were carried out as an- 
nounced and the occasion was pronounced a successful 
and significant one. At the morning service in the 
chapel Rev. Dr. Roy E. Vale, Moderator of the Gen- 
eral Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in the 
U. S. A. and a member of the Board of Directors of 
the College, gave a very impressive address entitled 
"Stars in the Night." President Lloyd presided and 
others who participated included Rev. Dr. Charles L. 
King, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Pres- 
byterian Church in the U. S., President John Mc- 
Sween of Tusculum College, Judge S. O Houston, 
Chairman of the Board of Directors, and the pastors 
of the Maryville churches. At the afternoon service 
Dr. King's address on "Our Debt to the Christian Col- 
leges" was a fitting climax to the day's observance. 
Judge Houston presided at this service and others who 
participated included President Lloyd, President B. B. 
Lavender of Washington College, Rev. Dr. R. Wilbur 
Cousar, Moderator of the Synod of Appalachia of the 
Presbyterian Church in the U. S., and Rev. Dr. John 
A. Gates, Moderator of the Presbytery of Union, in 
whose bounds the College is located. 

The alumni buffet luncheon at noon on the baseball 
field was a most enjoyable event. The fall coloring 
was at its height and in the brilliant October sun the 
campus looked very beautiful. Mrs. Proffitt, thj 
Alumni Association president, spoke a word of welcome 
to all the alumni and guests and asked Mrs. Lloyd to 
cut the birthday cake and make the birthday wish 
for the College. 



MISS HERON AND MISS WILKINSON 
JOIN TWENTY-FIVE-YEAR CLUB 



September 1944 
marked two 25th 
anniversaries i n 
the faculty. In 
September 1919 
Miss Jessie 
Sloane Heron be- 
came Instructor 
in Latin and Miss 
Margaret Cathar- 
ine Wilkinson In' 
structor in Latin 
and French, both 
in the Prepara- 
tory Department 
of M a r y v i 1 1 e 
College. 

A year later 




MISS HERON 



Miss Heron was appointed to the English faculty of 
the College where she completed- twenty-four years in 
1944. She is now Assistant Professor of English. Both 
her father, who was a Presbyterian minister, and her 
mother graduated from Maryville College. Miss Heron 
herself is a graduate of the College of Wooster in 
Ohio. Before coming to the Maryville faculty she 
had a very successful experience as a high school prin- 
cipal and teacher. She has done graduate work at 
Wooster, Columbia, and Duke, and holds a Master's 
degree from Columbia. 

Miss Wilkinson's work in the Preparatory Depart' 
ment continued four years, and has now been in the 
field of French in the College for almost twenty-two 
years. She is Assistant Professor of French. Her home 
has always been near Maryville College where she 
graduated in the spring before she returned as a 
teacher. In 1925 she received the Master's degree 
from Columbia University. In 1930 she was in Europe 
and studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. In 1935 and 
1940 she pursued graduate study at Emory University, 
Atlanta. 

Miss Heron and Miss Wilkinson have made and are 
daily making a notable contribution to. the life and 

work of Mary- 
ville College 
through their 
faithfulness and 
the high stand- 
ards of their 
work. At the 
Faculty Club 
meeting of No- 
vember 20, 1944, 
they were given 
a hearty welcome 
into the select 
group of twenty- 
five-year folk 
and also twenty- 
five roses each. 

There are this 
faculty and staff 
whose service at Maryville College has passed the 





MISS WILKINSON 

year twelve men and women on the 



twenty-five-year point. They are: Mrs. West 40 years, 
Miss Green 38, Mr. Walker 35, Mr. "Brownie" Brown 
34, Mrs. Wrinkle 29, Dr. Davis 28, Mr. Ralph Irwin 
27, Mr. James Irwin 26, Miss Henry 26, Dr. Hunter 
26, Miss Heron 25, Miss Wilkinson 25. These figures 
are to last spring; each will complete another year 
within the next few months. 

WITH THE FACULTY 

Miss Alice Wine, former 
head of McLain Memorial 
Hall, died at the home of 
her sister in Denver, Colo- 
rado, February 11, 1945. 
She had been ill since 
June, 1944, and had under- 
gone several major opera- 
tions during her illness. 
She came to Maryville 
College in 1937 and was 
there for seven years. 
MISS WINE Mrs. Horace Evans, As- 

sistant to the Head of Baldwin Hall, died in the col- 
lege hospital, May 18, 1945, as the result of a heart 
condition which appeared ten days earlier and from 
which she never recovered. After having taught in 
the New York public schools for thirty years, she came 
to Maryville College in 1938; her body was taken 
back to New York for burial. The friendly and help- 
ful spirit characteristic of both these fine women will 
cause them to be missed on our campus. 

Dr. Ralph S. Collins, Associate Professor of German 
and French at Maryville College, was released on 
March 7th to fill an appointment as a Vice Consul 
in the Foreign Service Auxiliary of the U. S. Govern- 
ment. Mrs. Collins will remain in Maryville and assist 
with the completion of the semester's work. 

Rose Probst Black, wife of Louis A. Black, Director 
of Maintenance at Maryville College, died on March 15 
at their home near the campus. Mrs. Black became 
active in the community on coming to Maryville and 
had many friends in the community, the church, the 
College Faculty, and the student body. 

Richard W. Vine, Assistant Professor of Music, and 
Mrs. Vine have a new son, James Duckstad, born on 
March 15, 1945. 

R. J. Dollenmayer, Associate Professor of Bible now 
on leave as a Navy Chaplain, and Mrs. Dollenmayer 
have a son, David Bristol, born on April 5, 1945. 

Marguerite Dolch, Instructor in Art, 1939, at Mary- 
ville College, has entered the Woman's Army Corps. 
DEATHS 
John Weems Mitchell, '04, born in Greene County, 
Tenn., Sept. 25, 1876, became a professor of mathe- 
matics at Texas A 6? M College in 1907. He had to 
give up teaching last fall because of ill health and died 
in Houston, Texas, Jan., 1945. 

Hugh C. Souder, '06, dropped dead on the job in 
his school room, September, 1943, at Milbank, South 
Dakota. 

James Avery Bell, '09, died April, 1945. 
Charles Newton Magill, '99, died three days before 
the liberation of prisoners, of which he was one, at 
Los Banos internment camp in Manila. 

William H. Tilford, '14, who had become well known 
as a clergyman in Cincinnati, died January 12, 1945. 

THIRTEEN 




A communion service being conducted in one of the Islands of the Pacific by Navy Chaplain Ray J. Dollenmayer, '31, 

of the Maryville College Faculty. At extreme right of stage. 



Chauncey Elbert Conrad, '16, died October 21, 1944, 
at West Chester, Ohio. 

John Burke Scheer, Ex. '31, died at home in New 
York, March 15, 1945. 

Mrs. Robert Gale Lord (Rosemary Mead McCart- 
ney, '43) was on her honeymoon, having been married 
two weeks and about two days when she was struck 
suddenly by a blood stream infection which took her 
life in the Doctor's Hospital, Maryville, May 19. Rob' 
ert was able to get an extension of his leave and to 
be with her until the end. 

Mary C. Chapman, Ex. '47, died in February, 1945. 

BORN TO 

John Burr Bassels, '24 (Juanita Law, '34), a son, John 

Burr, Jr., Sept. 4, 1944. 
Ira Pate Lowrys, (Reba Millsaps, '28), a daughter, 

April 9, 1945. 
James Coxes, '29, a daughter, Judith Ann, Nov. 29, 

1944. 
Charles A. Marstons, '31, a son, William James, Feb. 

28, 1945. 
Raphael Tiffanys, (Virginia Rose Carter, '31), a daugh' 

ter, Cecilia Catherine, Dec. 14, 1944. 
Dean Rodgerses, '31, (Lana Lee Walker, Ex. '35), a 

son, Scott Dean, Jan. 10, 1945. 

FOURTEEN 



James S. Blains, Jr., (Roberta Robinson, '33), a son, 

James Scranton, III, Jan. 21, 1945. 
Charles Curtises, '34, a daughter, Oct. 31, 1944. 
Philip A. DiCarloses (Jessie Kavanagh, '35), a son, 

Philip, Jr., Sept. 1, 1944. 
John William Thomases (Barbara Alice Whitmore, 

'35), a son, Joseph Eugene, March 29, 1945, also 

mother's birthday. 
Thomas L. Giffins, Ex. '36, a son, Robert Thomas, 

Feb. 15, 1945. 
Clayton E. Johnsons, Jr., (Evelyn Coddington, '36), a 

daughter, Sharlene Anne, Feb. 12, 1944. 
Glover A. Leitchs, '36, (Helen Chambers, '37), a son, 

Glover A., Jr., April 20, 1945. 
David L. MeArthurs, '36 (Grace Proffitt, '35), a son, 

Fred Proffitt, Aug. 1, 1944. 
Mark L. Andrewses, '37, a son, Mark Joseph, July 

27, 1944. 
Wesley H. Kraays, (Charlotte King, '37), a son, Ken- 
neth Wesley, March 9, 1945. 
Fred T. Plogs, Jr., (Phyllis Gessert, '38), a son, Fred 

T., Ill, July 19, 1944. 
Don Stevenses, '38, a daughter, Constance Jane. 
Charles T. Theals, '38, a son, Charles T., Jr., Aug. 

15, 1944. 
Jack- H. Thelins, '38, a son, Theodore Jack, May 

24, 1943. 



Warren Ashbys, '39, (Helen Frances Bewley, '40), a 

son, Allen, Sept. 28, 1943. 
A. L. Burrises, '39, (Lillian Howard, '31), a daughter, 

Barbara Ann, Dec. 1, 1944. 
William McGills, Jr., '39, (Joy Corrigan, '40), a son, 

James Alan, Oct. 24, 1944. 
Eldon Pearsons, Ex. '39, (Ruth Woods, '40), a son, 

Andrew Woods, Jan. 13, 194?. 
Harold P. Strakas, (Lois Barnwell, '39), a son, 

Roger Harold, April 7, 1944. 
J. N. Badgetts, Jr., '40, a son, John Newman, III. 
P. S. Fergusons, (Esther McCollum, '40) a daughter, 

Katherine Jean, Feb. 14, 1945. 
Morgan Lewises, '40, (Lois E. Thorson, Ex. '42), a 

daughter, Lynda Carolyn, Nov. 19, 1944. 
A. F. Millsaps, '40, (Eloise Caughron, Ex. '40), a 

daughter, Annica Mae, Oct. 1, 1944. 
Richard E. Woodrings, '40, (Ruth B. Green, Ex. '41), 

a daughter, Dianne Boice, May 8, 1944. 
Roland Andersons, '41, a son, Roland W., Ill, Dec. 

11, 1944. 
John B. Astleses, '41, (Agnes Jane Carter, '41), a son, 

Paul William, Feb. 20, 1945. 
Oliver K. Williamses, '41, (Rosemary Park, Ex. '43), a 

son, Oliver K., Ill, Sept. 28, 1944. 
Gilbert Chandlers, Ex. '42, a son, Harry Edwin, Nov. 

9, 1944. 
Frank M. Eggers, Ex. '42, (Fontella Hamilton, '42), a 

son, Frank Eggers II, Feb. 17, 1945. 
G. Allan Moores, '42, a son, December, 1944. 
Paul Phillippes (Mary Ruth Copeland, Ex. '42), a 

daughter, Nov. 4, 1944. 
William Posts, '42, a son, John Clark, March 26, 1945. 
Fred Speers, Ex. '42, a son, Robert Michael, Oct. 8, 1944. 
Kenneth Lester Christys, Ex. '43, (Leslie M. Gilbert, 

Ex. '43), a son, Kenneth Lester, Jr., Feb. 28, 1943. 
Cecil Orville Eaneses, '43, (Mildred Montgomery, '42), 

a son, John Thomas, March 1, 1945. 
Charles A. Foremans, '43, (Marion L. Magill, '43), a 

daughter, Susan Kathryn, Nov. 19, 1944. 
Roy W. Laughmillers, Ex. '44, (Polly P. Park, '43), a 

daughter, Gerry Anne, Jan. 14, 1945. 
Jacob Charles Loehrs, Ex. '43, a son, Thomas Michael, 

Dec. 2 3, 1944. 
Ross S. Millers (Ruth Shields Carter, '44), a daughter, 

Paula Sheldon, March 3, 1945. 

MARRIAGES 

Mabel Broady, '06, to E. A. Corderman. 

Ruth Lenore Lockmiller, '29, to Ray Snyder. 

Elizabeth Peterson ,'35, to Jose Del Nero. 

James Roscoe Griffin, '36, to Jean Patterson Walker. 

James C. Patterson, '37, to Ruth Kramer. 

Edna Jean Bramblett, '38, to Richard Lyle Chadsey. 

William Malcolm Brown, '38, to Fern V. Cherrie. 

Jean Kirk Miller, Ex. '38, to William Joseph McFadden. 

Charles H. Brimfield, Ex. '39, to Miriam Jane Casey. 

Margaret Elizabeth Chandlee, '39, to Irwin Gordon 

Wells. 
George Felknor, '39, to Marion Carolyn Starts. 
Herbert H. Granger, Ex. '39, to Patricia Moll. 
J. Palmer Mayo, '39, to Sally Linsy. 
Ruth Abercrombie, '40, to Henry I. Baker, Jr. 
J. Frederick Bingman, '40, to Mary Boyer Osborne. 
James Alexander Rae, '40, to Catherine S. Hall. 



Paul Llewelyn Brown, '41, to Ruth Eli-abeth Andrews, 

'41. 
E. B. Smith, '40, to lean Smith, Ex. '46. 
G. B. Clark, '41, to Ogle Faith Kirkland, Ex. '41. 
Williams D. Gehres, '41, to Aletta Marshall Sims, '43. 
Betty McArthur, '41, to Henry Millison, '41. 
John Vernon Lloyd, '41, to Marvle Jean Woolard. 
Katherine Ogilvie, '41, to Stanley Musgrove. 
Dudley S. Moore, '42, to Sue Warden. 
Margit Marie Spangberg, Ex. '42, to E. James Osen. 
Ada Florence Summers, '42, to Samuel Stillwell. 
John Rufus Hall, '43, to Sarah Alexander. 
Rosemary Mead McCartney, '43, to Robert Gale 

Lord, Ex. '44. 
Bernice McClanahan, '43, to Paul R. McColloch. 
Glenn Fertig Paul, '43, to Evelyn Gregory, '44. 
Aura Santiago, '43, to Sidney Walter Duke, Ex. '43. 
Mary Elizabeth West, Ex. '43, to Max S. Green. 
Mary Virginia Williams, '43, to Edward Arthur Shorter. 
Ruth Ann Wynn, '43, to Harry Charlton Pattison. 
Helen Louise Anderson, '44, to John Allen Kerr, '41. 
Roy L. Clonninger, Ex. '44, to Janet Schmitt. 
Harris K. Cunningham, Ex. '40, to Dorothy Jean 

Hines. 
Muriel Elizabeth Geisler, '44, to Lawrence E. Wegner. 
Johnnye Ruth Gudel, '44, to G. Robbins Kiel. 
Jean Lehman, '44, to John Dillener, Ex. '44. 
Benjamin Lynt, '44, to Betty Ruth Jones. 
William H. McCord, Jr., Ex. '44, to Charlotte Jamison. 
Frank Louis Miller, Ex. '44, to Lucille Alice McBride. 
Mary Norris, Ex. '44, to Emory E. McCampbell. 
Andrew C. Richards, Ex. '44, to Sybil Weymouth. 
Margaret Hunt, Ex. '45, to Wayne Stevens, Ex. '46. 
Beverly Jackson, '45, to John David McDaniels, '42. 
William Norman May, Ex. '45, to "a University of 

Illinois Coed." 
Margaret Messer, '45, to Maurice Scott McClure, 

Ex. '45. 
Nancy Russell, '4?, to Raoul Lynn (42nd CTD). 
Willis Sanderson, Ex. '45, to Ruth L. Mahan. 
Erma C. Humphreys, Ex. '46, to R. B. Sloan. 
Virginia Allene Mathews, Ex. '46, to Leonard Post. 
Jane McCulley, Ex. '47, to James Howard Rogers. 
Beth Leatherwood, Ex. '48, to Lamar Taylor, Jr. 

ALPHA GAMMA SIGMA 

The following six persons were elected to Alpha 
Gamma Sigma Scholarship honor society, from the class 
of 1945: 

Margaret Messer McClure, Biology major, from 

White Pine, Tennessee. 

Dorothy Claire Lehman, English major from 

Beverly, Kentucky. 

Edward Gates, English major from Maryville, 

Tennessee. 

Agnes Peterson, Biology major from Knoxville, 

Tennessee. 

Betty Jane Meyer, Spanish major from Cranberry, 

New Jersey. 

Martha Jeane Shaw, Biology major from Norris- 

town, Pennsylvania. 

The first named completed her degree requirements 
in December and was elected then. The other five 
are to graduate at the May Commencement. 

The annual Recognition Day Address is to be 
delivered on May 2, at the Chapel Hour, by President 
Ralph W. Lloyd. 



FIFTEEN 



HERE AND THERE 

1886 

William W. Hastings is living in Hancock. N. H. 

1891 
J. N. McGinley retired in September from the Neoga. Illinois. Pres- 
byterian Church, completing fifty years in the ministry. 

1898 

Carl Hopkins Elmore has published another book. "Quit You Like 
Men." which has been called an inspiring book written espe- 
cially for the youth of our generation with whom the author 
has had considerable experience in his own congregation and in 
many eastern colleges and universities. Mr. Elmore, formerly 
pastor of the Englewood, N. J.. Church was to begin an interim 
pastorate of the Trinity Church. Tucson. Ariz., in November, 1944. 

1906 

Fred Hope and his daughter. Elizabeth. Ex. '3G, arrived in Miami 
in February. Dr. Hope has had an operation on his eye and is 
now recuperating at Winona Lake, Ind. 

1907 

Stanley H. Jewell has moved from Dunbar. Farmington, and Union- 
town Churches to the Barton Presbyterian Church, Barton, Md. 

1916 

S. E. Wallin volunteered for special duty in June, 1944, and has been 
stationed at Fort Jackson. S. C. but is now being reassigned. 

Mr. and Mrs. Commodore Fisher (Franke Sheddan, '17). missionaries 
to Iran, are back in the U. S. Mr. Fisher was the College 
Chapel speaker in November and will address the Alumni 
Association Dinner on May 19. 

Mrs. Bruce A. Drinnen (Zelma Kennedy) is teaching this year at 
Karns High School, Byington, Tenn. 

1918 

Frank D. McClelland. Ex. 'IS, I Capt. USMC) who is on leave from 
his duties as Dean of Students at the College, is on Okinawa 
serving as administrative and personnel officer of Signal Sec- 
tion, Tenth Army. 

1919 

Ralph Elisha Smith, with the help of Robert W. Adams, John 
Herbert Kiger, and Catharine Wilkinson, has gotten out a "Cen- 
tennial Class Bulletin, Maryville College, Class of 1919, Vol. 
VII, October, 1944, No. 1." We wish time and space allowed 
reprinting' of the whole bulletin here. It is the kind of a thing 
that is helpful to the Alumni Office, the Class, and the College. 

1921 

Jarvis M. Cotton received the D. O. degree, April 21. 1945, from 

Washington and Jefferson College. 
Samuel E. Peters of Long Beach City College, is president of the 

Southern California Junior College Association. 

1922 

Percy Buchanan is with a branch of the Intelligence Department at 
Washington. D. C, where he is also choir director at the 
Methodise Church at Arlington, Va„ and had charge of the 
Christmas music for the Army in the Pentagon Building. 

1923 

Louise Margaret Sheddan (Lt. USNC). a nurse with the 100th 
General Hospital in France, just before Christmas discovered Carl 
Murray, grandson of Dr. S. T. Wilson, who had been wounded 
and was in another hospital. Her commanding officer allowed 
him to be transferred to the 100th Hospital and to her care. 
Carl is now back on duty. 

Decatur Waddell was a recent visitor on the College Campus. 

1924 

Sam Franklin, Jr. , ( Chaplain ) is stationed on Guam . 
William Cecil Timblin is a chemist at the Deshon Army Hospital, 
near Butler, Pa., where he and his wife (Beulah Rankin, '26) live. 

1926 

James Leslie Bell, Butler, Pa., a recent visitor on the College 
campus, wants to challenge his fellow alumni to top his number 
of "Potential Maryvillians" — seven boys, four girls. 

Clinton Miller Puff is Superintendent of Schools in Scottdale, Pa. 

Virginia Paulsell Sullinger, who has been teaching in Croswell, Mich., 
spent last summer working on her M. A. degree at the Uni- 
versity of Michigan. 

Mrs. Herman Deane (Denna Reaves, '26) now lives at Dawson 
Springs, Ky., and has a 15-month-old daughter. Sara Alice. 

Ralph L. Vanderslice reports a contemplated change from the 
Midland, Mich., High School where he has spent the last seven 
and a half years, to the Engineering Department of General 
Motors Institute at Flint, Mich. His oldest daughter. Colleen, 
was valedictorian of her class last year, winning a scholarship 
to Michigan State College where she has been studying this year. 
Ralph, Jr., is a sophomore in high school, and Carolyn is in 
the third grade. 

1927 

Jeannette Alford, after teaching for twelve years in the Harriman, 
Tenn., High School, is now teaching in her home town high 
school, Lenoir City. Tenn. 

Walter Craig Burris, Principal of Doak High School. Tusculum, 
Tenn., recently visited the College campus with his basketball 
team which was competing in a tournament. 



1928 

George F. Crawford (Lt. USNR) is Assistant Supply Officer in the 
Naval Air Technical Training Center, South Chicago, 111. 

Col. John C. Carr, father-in-law of Lois Black Carr, '3S, daughter 
of the Director of Maintenance at Maryville College, reports the 
following: "The Treasurer of a Presbyterian Mission in the 
Philippines came to me and asked if they could get us to clear 
their grounds for them. They had been badly bombed. I dis- 
covered that the man's name was Ernest Frei, '2S, of Maryville 
College. He got what he wanted. He is the kind of a fellow 
who will get what he wants done anywhere." 

1930 

Helen B. Gleason became the Director of Religious Education at 
the First Presbyterian Church. East Liverpool, Ohio. Jan. 1, 1945. 

Gordon M. Miser (Sgt. USA) is stationed at St. Joseph, Mo. 

Alice E. Myers has been promoted to Sergeant at Camp Pendle- 
ton, Oceanside, Cal., where she is acting first sergeant for 
Headquarters Company of the Woman's Reserve Battalion 
I Marines). 

1931 

S. Wilson Gillingham (Lt. USNR) visited the campus in December in 

transit from his Clinton, Okla.. station to sea duty with Technical 

Air Intelligence. 
Cora Horde, a staff member of the Sheldon Jackson School, Sitka, 

Alaska, gave her vacation to work in the Sitka USO. 
Roy A. Taylor (Lt. USNR) is the Executive Officer aboard an LST. 

He has participated in several landings on the Philippines. 

1932 

Blundon Glenn Ferguson (Lt. USNR) is on ssa duty in the Atlantic. 
Alexander M. Jones (S/Sgt.) is in China with the 14th Air Force. 
Cecil V. Marley (Chaplain )is stationed in Norman, Okla. 
E. Leslie Webb (Sgt. USATDBn.) has been with the S13th Tank 

Destroyer Battalion which helped to punch out of the Normandy 

Beachhead and finally into Germany. 

1933 

Robert Fielding Burns. Ex. '33, has been promoted to the rank of 
Captain at Lexington, Ky. 

Frederick H. Comer (~PhM3/cUSNR) is in the Dispensary, Peru, Ind. 

Benjamin P. Groves (Capt. USAFA) is a Fire Distributor to the 
gunners of heavy artillery in Europe. 

John Hurley McFerrin is now Pastor of the Associate Reformed 
Presbyterian Church. Roanoke, Va. 

Marion Lee Morrow is now Mrs. Charles Payne, living at Hertford, 
North Carolina. 

Charles W. Muir (Chaplain USA) reports good attendance at his 
services for American boys in China. He hopes to return to 
the U. S. this year. His wife (Helen Crowder, '33) is teach- 
ing at the University of Tennessee. 

Bob Stevenson (Chaplain) is now aboard a troop transport in the 
Pacific. 

Ralph S. Walker (Lt. USNR) has been on sea duty nearly a year. 

Charles C. West (Pvt. USA) is with General Headquarters, Military 
Railway Service in Paris. 

Harry C. Wood is now Chaplain Commander of the 4th Marine Divi- 
sion. He has just come through the Iwo Jima Campaign without 
a scratch. His wife (Marjorie Salmons, '33) and family are 
in Trenton, N. J. 

1934 

Dick Bricker, Ex. '34, (Ens. USNR) graduated second in his class 
at the Navy School of Communications, Harvard University. 
After a vour of duty in the North Atlantic he was sent to the 
Pacific where he had one ship torpedoed from under him and was 
transferred to the Admiral's Staff aboard a second ship. 

Arnold H. Burgin, Ex. '34. (Maj. USAAF) is in a Student Officer 
Detachment, Air Forces. 

Carroll Cortes Dodson, Ex. "34. is in the Air Forces at Greens- 
boro. N. C. 

Thomas L. Duncan, Ex. '34, (S2/c USNR) is with the Detail Re- 
ceiving Station, Philadelphia. 

John L. Endsley, Ex. '31. (Cpl. USA) is in the Medical Detach- 
ment, Fort Devens, Mass. 

John P. Eyster (Capt. USAI) is with the Third Infantry Division, 
overseas. 

Carl F. Haub, Ex. '34, (Maj. USNR) is a surgeon with the Navy. 

George B. Howell is with the Army in France. 

Lewis W. Jarman (Capt. USAAF) is on Balboa Island, California. 

Harry T. Jess, Ex. '34, (Sgt.) is in the postal department of the 
Army in Europe. 

A. Gordon Karnell (Chaplain USA) writes often, the last time 
describing a large Easter Service in Assam, India, where he is 
on duty as a supervisory Chaplain, his work taking him not 
only over much of India, but also into Burma and unoccupied 
China. 

Paul F. Ledbetter, Ex. '34, (Pfc. Sus. Div.) is in Europe. 

Lee Merrick, Ex. '34, (Lt. USAOrd.) is at the Aberdeen Proving 
Grounds, Maryland. 

Daniel D. McConnell (Pfc. USAI) is on duty in the Pacific area. 

Homer C. Norton, Ex. '34, (Sgt. USAEng.) is in Europe. 

Walter W. Pippert, Ex. '34, (Pvt. USA Med. Dept.) is at Camp 
Butler, Durham, N. C. 

A. R. Shields (PhM3/c) is now at Northwestern University School 
of Medicine in work of controlling epidemic diseases among 
Navy nersonnel. 

John J. Smerznak (Capt. USA Med. Corps) is with the 168th 
Station Hospital in Europe. 

Oliver R. Tarwater and family are now at Dunlap, Tenn.. where 
he is the Pastor of the Methodist Church. 

Robert M. Thompson, Ex. '34, is with the World Herald, Omaha, Neb. 

Michael P. Testa (Chaplain USA) has been awarded the Gold Star 
"for meritorious service in connection with military operations 



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from June 1, 1944, to March 14. 1945." The citation in part 
said, "Captain Testa distinguished himself by his outstanding 
performance of duty. His cheerful personal example under 
danger and hardship, his enthusiasm, inspiring ministrations 
and loyal, untiring devotion to duty reflect great credit upon 
himself and the military service." Third Army Headquarters. 
Pauline Throne completed her basic training in the WAC in March 
and was expecting assignment to an Army hospital in social 
psychiatric work. 
Clark W. Truesdale, Ex. '34, is now an M. D. at Glencoe, Minn. 
Malcolm S. Walker. Ex. '34, is now at Newport News, Va. 

1935 

Theron Alexander Jr., (Lt. USNR) is on the staff of the Commander 
of the Seventh Fleet in the Pacific and reports meeting with 
Maryville men in his work. 

Reuben Alford (Lt. USNR) is stationed at Wayland Navy Yard, S. C. 

Thomas K. Anderson. Ex. *35, (Sgt. USAAAB) is in Europe. 

Earle W. Crawford (Chaplain USA) has been with our forces moving 
from North Africa, through Sicily and Italy, to France and 
Germany. He is expected home in June when it is also rumored 
that wedding- bells will ring. 

Russell E. Day, Ex. '35, is another of those men who has worked 
his way up through the ranks as an enlisted man from a private 
to Chief Warrant Officer at Camp Gordon Johnston, Fla. 

Annie Mae Donnell, after service in the South Pacific with the 
Nurse's Corps, has been on duty along the Ledo Road in 
Burma and is now on her way back to the U. S. 

Ina Steffy Eisengrein. Ex. '35. < Lt. USMCR) is at Arlington, Va. 

Kenneth Greenway, Ex. '35, (Sgt. USA) is in Europe. 

Thomas G. Halcomb, Ex. *35, (Sgt. USA) is a clerk with the 
Third Army. 

J. Donald Harris (Lt. USNR) is in the Medical Research Laboratory, 
Submarine Base, New London. Conn. 

William F. Huxtable, Ex. '35, took his B. S. degree in chemistry 
at the College of the Ozarks and has been with DuPont. Wil- 
mington, Del., where he reports Larry Sommers, '31. and Walter 
Cloud, '35, are also employed. 

John H. Jennings Ex. *35, is a petroleum engineer with the Ohio 
Oil Co., in Tulsa, Okla. 

Louis F. Krainock (Lt. USMCR) was wounded on Saipan and re- 
turned to the U. S., October, 1944. 

Ernest D. Matthews is Pastor of two Presbyterian Churches in the 
vicinity of Perry ville, Ky., where he and his wife (Eula Sibcy, 
'35) live. They have been back from Guatemala, C. A., about 
a year, much of which time Ernest has put on his Th. M. degree. 

Elizabeth Peterson is at home (Knoxville) on furlough from her 
work in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, S. A. ; still enthusiastic about 
Brazil, especially about Rio de Janeiro and her job as a social 
worker in the mission. (See Marriages.) 

Sidney S. Port rum (Lt. USNR) is now on the Aleutian Islands. 

Garry D. Ridder was wounded in Germany and hospitalized in 
Luxembourg, March 21. He is with the infantry. 

Sarita Casseres Rueda. Ex. '35, is a corporal in the WAVES. 

Merritt O. Slawson (Chaplain USAAF) is still on duty in England 
with a bomber group. 

Everett Newman Smith (Lt. Col. USAFA) in a recent letter to his 
wife (in Knoxville) reported his visits to some of the horror 
scenes of the German concentration camps to verify for himself 
the current stories. He said that after seeing it. in spite of 
the landscape, the profusion of flowers, and the frauleins, Ger- 
many was ugly to him, and that there was no beauty of man, 
beast, or nature that could beguile him from the consciousness 
of the horrible inner ugliness. 

J. Irving Smith. Ex. '35, has been given a medical discharge from 
the Army and is now employed in St. Louis, Mo. 

Charles B. Stanbery, Ex. '35, is a special agent for the FBI, sta- 
tioned at Birmingham, Ala. 

Frank Thornhill has been teaching Spanish and English in the 
Morristown, Tenn., High School. 

1936 

Three weeks after Alexander Christie arrived in the Philippines, in 
1941, he was interned by the Japanese. About three years later. 
A. C. E. "Chuck" Gillander. '35, Chaplain in the Army, visited 
Dr. Roy Brown in the Los Banos prison. Dr. Brown asked Cap- 
tain Gillander to take him and one "Chris" to town to recover 
some missionary records. When "Chris" appeared, it was 
Alexander Christie He was in good physical condition and is 
now back in the U. S. A. 

Joe Cortese (Capt. USA Med. Corps) is with the 21st Portable 
Hospital in the North Pacific. 

David L. McArthur has been promoted to full Lieutenant in the 
Navy and was at home on leave in May. 

Charles H. Allen is now at the Pinellas Park Presbyterian Church 
of West Presbytery in Florida. 

Joseph T. Andrews (Capt.) has been in North Burma for a year. 
He is attached to a Chinese Army which made its way down 
the Ledo Road and is probably in China now. He was at one 
time associated with Col. Seagraves. author of "The Burma 
Surgeon." 

Joe J. Arrendale (Capt. USNR) is aboard a hospital ship which is 
now in the Philippines area. 

Richard W. Barton (Sgt. USA) is now overseas. 

Junius Wilson Birchard, Ex. '36, (Y3/c) is training at Willow 
Grove, Pa. 

William H. Brewer, Ex. '36. (1st Sgt. USA) is overseas with the 
Medical Corps. 

John E. Bristow, Ex. '36, (Capt. USAOrd) is overseas. 

John Clark Brownlee, Ex. '36* is head Aerologist for Pacific 
Flights of the Transport Command. At the time of his enlist- 
ment he was at Washington University, Seattle, Wash., on a 
teaching fellowship in aerology. 

Gerald A. Camp, Ex. '36, (MM3/c), Turley Farrar, Ex. '36, (Capt.), 
Michael J. Fogaris, (Cpl.) are overseas. 



G. Edward Friar, Ex. '36, (Ens. USNAF) has seen action in North 
Africa, Italy, and Southern France. He has been aboard the 
flagship of Admiral Henry K. Hewitt. 

Stephen Gabbard is Principal of the Lawrenceburg, Ind., High School. 

Willis E. Garrett reports a thrilling visit to the Holy Land while 
on duty nearby as a Chaplain in the Army. 

Warren Gresham. Ex. '36 (Chief Mate) is in the Merchant Marine. 

Thomas L. Giffin. Ex. '36, (Sgt. AAF) is in Lubbock. Texas. 

William R. Greenwalt, Ex. '36, (Lt. USATC) is in San Francisco. 

Peter Lewis Hamilton, Ex. '36, (Lt. AAArty. Bn.) has received the 
Bronze Star, somewhere in the South Pacific. 

Harry H. Heinzcr. Ex. "36, (Pvt. USA) is an M. P. at HiwasseeDam. 

Edward F. Hitt, Ex. '36, is a Cashier in the Finance Office of the 
38th Division in the Pacific. 

Charles E. Hurst. Ex. '36, (Capt. AGD) is at Ashford General 
Hospital, White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. 

John E. Ingram (Ens. USNR) is aboard the USS Cross in the Pacific. 

Robert E. Lodwick is doing gradate work in the theological depart- 
ment of Oberlin University while on furlough from his mis- 
sion field. 

Louis B. Marinaro (Sgt. USAR) as a Ranger was one of the first 
to hit the beachhead at Casablanca. He holds African, Italian, 
and French theater war medals as well as the Good Conduct 
Medal. 

Mrs. Ray E. Ulmer (Madge McQuagge) is now living with her 
five-year-old son at Jensen, Fla., which is near Lt. Ulmer's 
station at Fort Pierce, Fla. 

Walter W. O'Neal, Ex. '36, is an M. D. at Tullahoma, Tenn. 

Edmund Opitz is a Field Director with the Red Cross overseas. 

Robert F. Palmer. Ex. '36, (T/5) is at Camp Livingston, La. 

William Chappel Price, Ex. '36, (Lt. USNR) is in the Atlantic. 

Gladys L. Reaves is teaching in the Staub School, Knoxville. 

James P. Shaw, after service as a Field Director with the Red 
Cross since December. 1942, and receiving the Silver Star in 
Italy, was returned to the U. S. in February. 1944, and stationed 
at Washington, D. C, where he is with the Speakers Bureau, 
A. R. C. 

Chase D. Sheddan. Ex. '36, (USAEng.) is in a European combat 
area. 

Edgar O. Stevenson, Ex. '36, (Lt. USNR) is in the Pacific area. 

John L. Waldrop, Ex. '36. is Pastor of the West End Baptist 
Church. Atlanta, Georgia. 

Clifford W. Williams, Ex. '36, is Pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church of Sweetwater, Texas. 

Tully J. Williams (Capt. USAAF) is with administrative officers in 
China. Mrs. Williams (Ruth Romig, '36) lives in Canton. Ohio. 

1937 

John W. Allen. Ex. '37. (Lt. Col. USMCR) is in the South Pacific. 
Mrs. Thomas H. Allen (Mary Frances Ooten, '37) is teaching school 

in a suburb of Chicago where her husband is completing his 

resident work toward his Ph. D. degree at the University. 
Mark L. Andrews (Capt. Chaplain) is in the "heart of Germany." 
James Battaglio, Ex. '37, (Capt. USA Med. Corps) is on a Western 

Pacific Island base. 
Robert D. Bower, Ex. '37. (Lt. USA Med. Corps) is at the Regional 

Hospital, Fort Jackson, S. C. 
Bernard C. Boyatt (Cpl USAI) is with a finance section in Europe. 
Albert Cacy, Ex. '37, (Lt. USATC) was at a port of embarkation in 

February. 
William Carlton. Ex. '37, is in Mt. Dora, Florida. 
Lynn E. Crawford completed training in the Navy Supply Corps, 

Harvard University, and was commissioned an Ensign. His wife, 

Janice Graybeal, '42. joined him in New Orleans for the length 

of his station there. 
Earl L. Frost. Ex. '37, (Sgt. AAF) is stationed in Bartow, Florida. 
Mrs. George W. Gauggel (E. Abby Higgins) and her son are living 

in New Orleans, during the absence of her husband who is in 

the S. Pacific. 
J. Henry Harris, Ex. '37, (Sgt. USAOrd.) is in Europe. 
William G. Holaday, Ex. '37, (Sgt.) is in the Pacific area. 
Edward B. Jarman, Ex. '37, (Lt. USNR) is aboard ship in the Pacific. 
William D. Kilmer, Ex. '37. is an M. D. at Haddon Heights, N. J. 
Walter K. Maude is an Army Chaplain serving overseas. 
Richard Meadows. Ex '37, is with the Bureau of Public Roads, 

Guatemala City, C. A. 
William R. Ramsey, Ex. '37, is with the American Air Lines at 

Lambert Field, St. Louis, Mo. 
David B. Rogers, Ex. '37, is stationed in New Orleans, La. 
Clifford F. Smith. Ex. '37. is aboard ship in the Pacific. 
S. K. Smith (Capt. Ho,. AAF) is stationed in Washington, D. C. 
Harold B. Stoughton, Ex. *37, (Lt. USNR) is on a PT boat in the 

Philippines. 
Jay Norman Syler. Ex. '37, (Sgt. AAF Base Unit) at the Rome 

Air Base, Rome, N. Y. 
Fred J. Young, Jr., is stationed in Washington with the Navy. 

1938 

Richard N. Anderson, Ex. '38. (Capt. Med. Corps) is with the McCaw 
General Hospital. Walla Walla. Wash. 

Woodrow Allen. Ex. '38, is on Naval sea duty. 

Marion Edward Blair (Sgt.) is with the Army Air Forces. 

William Malcolm Brown (Chaplain) is stationed in Washington D. C, 
where he has been able to visit with Dr. Queener, Mr. and 
Mrs. Harry Gauding, Fred Young, and Arda Walker, all Mary- 
ville College graduates. 

Edward Brubaker (Chaplain) went overseas as the Regimental 
Chaplain of the Sixth Marines, landing with them on Saipan 
and Tinian Islands. He reports giving first aid, holding services 
within 100 yards of the front lines and from foxhole to foxhole. 

James T. Bruce, Jr., (Lt.) is a meteorologist overseas. 

William Busch, Ex. '38, (USA) is overseas. 

William J. Cleaver, Ex. '38. (M/Sgt.) is with 107th Finance Dis- 
bursing Section in Europe. 

William C. Collins (S/Sgt.) is stationed in New Delhi, India, serving 
with the Finance Department, Service Supply Hdqts. 

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Burl E. Drake (SKD 3/c) is on sea duty. 

Paul H. Fox is District Manager for Reynolds Metals Company, 
Seattle, Wash. 

John Hood Gage, Ex. '38, (Pfe.) is with Army Engineers in Europe. 

William Robert Hall. Ex. '38, (Pfc. USMCR) is in the Pacific area. 

Mr. and Mrs. G. R. Hernandez {Wilma Pechak, '3S) are at Chapel 
Hill, N. C, where "Gus" has received the M. A. degree. He 
has been teaching in the Navy V-12 Program, and now teaches 
Spanish to mixed classes of Navy men and civilians. They 
have three children: Renee 4, Jack 3, and Jimmy 2 years old. 

Addison L. Hill. Jr.. Ex. '38, in 1939 received the B. S. in 
engineering from Penn State, entering the Army, 1941, and was 
put to testing ordnance and teaching at the Proving Grounds, 
Aberdeen, Md., later transferred to special engineering with an 
office in Detroit. 

William J. Hillard. Ex. '38, is with U. S. Army QMC in Europe. 

John C. Johnson, Ex. '38, (Capt. USA) is now in the Philippines. 

Johnnie Sue Lewis (Pfc.) is stationed at Brooks General Hospital, 
Fort Sam Houston, Texas. 

David E. Maas. Ex. '38, is with the FBI out of Cincinnati. 

Bessie Mansfield is reported by the Scarrit College Voice as serving 
a rural parish at Hudson, Mich. 

John Mclntyre, Ex. '3S, "has attained the Captain's rank the hard 
way: up through the ranks." His mother reports. "We also 
feel sure that his background received in three years at Mary- 
ville College has been a means to that end." 

James S. Miller, Ex. '38, (Cpt. DDS), Oliver K. Northwood, Ex. '38. 
(S/Sgt. AAF). and Herbert R. Penny, Ex. '3S. (Lt. USAFA) 
are in Europe. 

Stanley W. Phillips was a Junior Economist under Leon Henderson 
in Washington at the time of his induction, 1942. He was in on 
"D-Day" in North Africa, Sicily, Southern Italy, and Normandy. 
He is now on active duty in the Pacific, Okinawa is implied. 
He wears the uniform of an Army signalman, but is aboard a 
ship working with the Navy most of the time. In April, 1942. 
he married Florence D. Westervelt, Englewood. N. J. 

Carl B. Richey, Jr., Ex. '3S, (Capt. USMCR) is in the European area. 

On December 12 Donald E. Rugh sailed from New York on the first 
leg of his journey to India by way of Capetown, S. A. His 
wife (Joy Pinneo, '38) was to join him in India as soon as con- 
ditions would permit women and children to be bi'ought there. A 
card from Joy, April 4, stated that Judith Ann, born on June 
14, 1944, died on April 2 from an intestinal obstruction. She 
and the other two children are at IDS North Eighth Street, 
Vineland. N. J. 

Howard Leon Sams is stationed at Tyndall Field, Florida. 

John C. Shaw, Ex. *3S, (Cpl.) is stationed in New York City. 

Walter H. Shropshire, Ex. "38, (T/3 USA) is with an evacuation 
hospital in Europe. 

Jack C. Thelin, at present a research chemist, Cyanamid Co., 
Boundbrook, N. J., received the M. S. from the University of 
Tennessee, 1939 ; married Marjorie A. Liebau, Sept., 1939 ; 
received the Ph. D. from Rutgers University, May, 1943 ; son, 
born May 24. 1943. 
Nathan H. Wauda, Ex. *3S, (Lt. USAI) is in Europe. 
Albert Edward Weyer. Ex. '38, (Lt. USPHS) is with the Choctaw 

County Health Department, Hugo, Okla.. 
William L. Wood will graduate from the School of Medicine, Winston- 
Salem, N. C, in June. 

1939 

Perry Abbot (Pfc.) is in a medical detachment. Regional Hospital, 

Camp Swift, Texas. 
Warren Ashby is at work on his Ph. D. in philosophy and ethics 

at Yale University. 
James W. Bagby, Ex. '39. has been inducted into the armed forces. 
Claude E. Bailey, Ex. '39, (Capt. USA) is overseas. 
Harold S. Bailey, Ex. '39, (Capt. AAF) is an instructor at 

Pineville, La. 
Robert K. Brandriff (Lt. USA Med. Corps) is at General Hospital, 

Camp Butner. N. C. 
Francis M. Belford, Ex. *39. (T/Sgt.) is at Camp Livingston, La. 
Leonard J. Best (Pfc.) has returned to the U. S. after IS months 

in the Pacific. 
Charles W. Bondurant. Jr., Ex. '39 (Lt. USAEng.) taught science in 

Willard, Va., until he entered the Army Engineers ; he is now 

in France. 
Arthur D. Byrne is somewhere in the Philippines as an intelligence 

officer. He was recently promoted to a First Lieutenant. 
Mrs. Fred Crane (Curtmarie Brown) is living in Durham Center. 

Conn. Ker husband teaches at Connecticut Wesley an College. 
Robert Carrol Croot, Ex. '39. (Chief Ship Fitter) is with a Naval 

construction battalion outside the U. S. 
Bulow W. Dysart, Ex. '39, (Lt. USNR) and Harold E. Dysart (Lt. 

USNR) are on sea duty. 
Thomas G. Evans, Ex. '39, (Lt. USA) is in the Pacific area. 
James F. Farrar, Ex. '39, (Sgt.) has been in China for two years. 
George E. Felknor (Lt. USNR), after receiving his M. D. degree, 

served his internship and a nine-month residency, and is now 

aboard ship at sea. 
Delbert Van Fletcher, Ex. "39, having received the M. S. degree in 
chemical enginering, is with the Dupont Company. Elizabeth, N. J. 
Edwin Goddard (Lt. USNR) was on leave from the Pacific in March. 
Herbert H. Grainger, Ex. '39, (Capt. DDC) is dentist at Truax Field. 
Everett D. Gray was Pastor of the First United Presbyterian 
Church, West New York and was doing work toward the Ph. 
D. in education at New York University. He is now a Navy 
Chaplain. 
Philip K. Greenway, Ex. '39, (Lt. USAOrd.) is in Europe. 
Ellis Dixon Hill. Ex. '39, (Lt. USA Tk. Bn.) is in Europe. 
Obie Jenkins (Lt.) has been reported missing in action with the 

21st Bomber Command on Saipan. 
Omer Clyde Judy in his year and a half in the Pacific has seen 

action on the Solomon, Leyte, and Samar Islands. 
Elmo C. McKinney, Ex. '39. (T/5) is at Newport News, Va., 
recently being discharged after a tour of duty in Hawaii. 

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Robert A. Larson, Ex. '39, (T/4) is somewhere in the Pacific with a 
division band, being mobilized with the Tennessee National 
Guards. 

Olivia Lattof is working in New York (public library) while waiting 
for conditions to permit her to return to her native land. 

Robert E. Law was commissioned in the Medical Administrative Corps, 
(USA) Nov., 1944, and received the diploma as a Battalion 
Surgeons' Assistant, Army Service Training Center, Camp Barke- 
ley, Texas, in January. 

Robert Luceio finished highest in his class at short yeoman's 
school, San Diego. He is now in the communications office 
on a destroyer tender in the South Pacific. 

Jack H. Mahaney, Ex. '39, (Lt.) is aboard ship at sea. 

Roger Charles Marmon. Ex. '39, is Pastor of the Rensselear Falls 
and Kendrew Methodist Churches and is attending St. Lawrence 
University and Divinity School, expecting to be graduated this 
year. He was ordained in April and married in June of 1940. 

Howard McClanahan (Sl/c) is in the Naval Training School, Gulf- 
port, Miss. 

George R. Moore, Ex. '39. (Lt. USAQMC) is in Europe. 

John O'Dell, Jr., Ex. '39, (Lt. Cmdr.) has received recognition in 
the "Skylark" which carried his picture along with article "The 
Skipper Pants." O'Dell is a member of Squadron VP-73 which 
is credited with bringing the U-boats under control in the 
Western Atlantic. 

William O'Neal. Ex. '39, (Lt. USNR) is on sea duty with Medical 
Corps. 

Edward Pearson, Ex. '39, (Capt.) was "safe in Germany in December." 

Floyd R. Porter (Lt. USAFABn.) was wounded in action on October 
15, and returned to his outfit on Dec. 15, receiving the Purple 
Heart. 

William E. Radford, Ex. '39. (Lt. USNACR) is at Corpus Christi, Tex. 

Neill A. Rosser (Capt. USAAF) is a Liaison Officer for the 21st 
Bomber Command in the Pacific. 

Ralph Elbert Shepherd. Ex. '39, (S/Sgt.) is at Fort Devons. Mass. 

E. Kenneth Steffey, Ex. *39, now lives in Sharon, Pa. 

William Joseph Steffey. Ex. '39, (Lt. USNR) is in the Pacific area. 

Henry Warren Swain, Ex. '39. (Lt. USA) is at Camp Bradford, 
Norfolk, Va. 

William M. White. Ex. '39. (S/Sgt. USAAF) contracted a tropical 
disease and was returned to the U. S., October, 1944. He is now 
in Atlantic City, N. J. 

1940 

Edward F. Anderson, Ex. '40, (Lt. USNR) is now overseas. 

William H. Anderson, Ex. '40, (G. M.) is overseas. 

Jesse Julian Bennett. Ex. '40, (Lt. USNR) is in Puerto Rico. 

J. Frederick Bingman is overseas with the 1201 h Division. 

Raymond E. Bowkley, Ex. '40, (Lt. AAF) shipped overseas in April, 
1944, was reported missing with his entire crew of five on their 
second mission. May 13, 1944, and was later repoi ted a German 
prisoner. 

Frederick D. Brubaker, Ex. '40, (Capt. AAF) was in Europe. 

Vernon A. Clark, Ex. '40, (Capt. Eng. Corps) has been credited with 
taking his men 245 miles in darkness, without guards or guides, 
and constructing, while under bombing attacks, 469 feet of 
heavy pontoon bridge which in three days conveyed 4,839 
vehicles, including over 100 M-4 tanks and one M-25 Tank Re- 
covery Unit loaded with an M-4. all without loss of personnel 
or damage to the bridge. It was said to be the first heavy 
pontoon bridge of the war. 

John D. Clinkman (Lt. USAQMC) has recently received recognition 
for "splendid efficiency, leadership, and devotion to duty," 
exerted in his quartermaster section of a service team in the 
Ninth Air Force Service Command. 

William L. Conrad, Ex. "40, Navy pilot, was at Pear! Harbor, 
participated in at least three major engagements in the Pacific 
area, was hospitalized six months and given a medical discharge. 
He is now in Sao Paulo training fliers for the Brazilian Army 
and Navy. 

Stephen C. Dennis, Ex. '40, has been with the 14th Air Force for 
more than twenty months. He has received the Silver Star, 
Army Air Medal, the DFC, and a Chinese Citation. 

Robert W. Faulkner, Ex. '40, (Lt. AAB) is in Europe. 

J. T. Inklebarger. Ex. '40, after IS months in the S. W. Pacific, 
contracted Dingue fever and returned to the U. S., Sept., 1944. 
He is now with TVA at Norris. 

Clarence E. Jackson, Ex. '40. is 1st Officer with American Air 
Lines, flying between Memphis and El Paso. 

Pauline Jenkins is head teletypist for Consolidated Steel Co., Los 
Angeles. 

John G. Kleinhenz. Jr., Ex. '40, (A. R. M. 1/cT) is with the 
Fleet Air Wing 3 in the Atlantic. 

Charles R. Koch, Ex. '40, after studying Malaria control and 
medicines at Naval Hospital, Bethesda. Md.. and a tour of 
duty on Bougainville Island, was returned to Hollywood. Fla., 
where he was retrained as Chief Radar and Intelligence Officer 
and is now aboard ship in that capacity. 

W. Morgan Lewis has been installed as Pastor of the Gratiot Pres- 
byterian Church, Detroit 13. Mich. He has been serving as an 
industrial chaplain at Willow Run. 

William K. Lones, Ex. '40, (S/Sgt. USFA) is in Europe. 

James R. Muecke, Ex. '40, (Cpl. USAOrd.) is in the Pacific area. 

Martin J. Myers, Ex. '40. (T/4 USA Med. Corps) is in Europe. 

L. S. Ogle, Ex. '40, (Lt. MCUSNR) is on duty in the Pacific. 

Conrad R. Paine, Ex. '40, (Lt. AAF) in the first year of war was a 
bombardier on a B-17 in the S. Pacific. In 1942 he returned 
to instruct, and recently has transferred to pilot training. 

Wilbur R. Parvin, Ex. '40. (Capt. USAAF) is with 515th Bomber Sqd. 

C. Baxter Patton, Ex. '40, (Capt.) is in Europe. 

Frank C. Pickens, Ex, '4), (Sgt. AAF) is with a weather squadron 
at Morrison Field. W. Palm Beach, Fla. 

Robert C. Rankin, Ex. '40, will receive his degree from the Missouri 
School of Mines this spring. He was rejected by the Army and 
is with the St. Louis and Southwestern Railroad at Tyler. Texas. 

William Ervin Rath, Ex. '40, is with a weather squadron in Iran. 



Michael E. Ritzman, Jr., "is at present a human guinea pig in the 

Yale Medical Hospital, New Haven, Conn." 
Bruce E. Robinson is at the Moravia Presbyterian Church, West 

Pittsburgh, Pa. 
Harvey Curtis Roys, Jr., Ex. '40, is with a field hospital in the 

Pacific area. 
Stevenson Parker Santiago has been commissioned in the Naval 

Medical Corps. 
Robert B. Schwart. Ex. '40. (Lt. USNR) is at Coronado, Cal. 
Earl H. Stephens, Ex. '40. (S/Sgt. AMBn.) is in Europe. 
Russell Stevenson has arrived in Egypt where he is teaching in a 

boys' school, a girls' school, and the seminary, and is studying 

Arabic. He had to leave his wife and baby behind for the time. 
Glenn Young is teaching social studies at Narronsburg. N. Y. 
Clyde J. Watson. Ex. '40, (Lt. USMCR) is in the Pacific area. 
In April, 1944, John B. Wintermute won the second prize in public 

speaking at McCormick Seminary. He is now at Olivet Institute, 

Chicago, working with boys. 
Rupert C. Woodward, Ex. '40, (Pfc. USAFA) is in Europe. 

1941 

John B. Astles has completed Chaplain's training and is stationed 
at Brooklyn. N. Y., with the Coast Guard. 

On a ferrying mission to the west coast. Bill Baird (Capt. USMCR) 
recently stopped over at. the Maryviile airport and had time to 
talk with Coach Honaker on the telephone. 

Charles E. Baldwin has been promoted to the rank of Major in 
England. 

Mary B. Barnett as a member of the WAVES has been placed in 
a powder factory in Maryland. 

J. Norman Bennett, Ex. '41. has been returned to Fort Bliss, Texas, 
after four years in service much of which has been overseas. 

Paul Roger Braden, Ex. '41, after instructing at Aberdeen, Md., and 
Fort Bragg, N. C, has been transferred to Puerto Rico. 

G. B. Clark has spent twenty-seven months with the Army Signal 
Corps in India and is back in the U. S. on leave. He will 
report to Santa Ana, California, for a new assignment. 

Thomas M. Cragan and Mary Darden have announced their engage- 
ment. He is a Captain at Fort George Meade, Md., and she is 
a student in the School of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University. 

Jane Corbett is working in the Conneaut Junior High School, Ohio. 

Alfred H. Davies is Pastor* of Memorial Presbyterian Church, 
Dayton, Ohio. 

Howard C. Dizney was recently commissioned an Ensign and sent to 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in a V-7 unit. 

G. M. "Buster" Duncan, Ex. '41, (Pvt.) is at Camp Lejeune, N. C. 

Charles R. Eble is now Pastor of the Tutuilla Presbyterian Church, 
Pendleton, Oregon. 

Dorothy Eslinger, a WAC, is now at Williams Field, Chandler. Ariz. 

Philip O. Evaul has accepted a call to the pastorate of the mission 
churches of the New Providence Presbyterian Church in Mary- 
vile, and plans to move to Maryviile this summer. 

Lawrence Boyd Faulkner, Ex. '41, (Lt.) is at Camp Walters, Texas. 

In January, William B. Felknor was reported with an Air Depot 
near Paris, France. 

Philip M. Fleming, Ex. *41, is with the water department of the 
Dupont Company at their new plant in Pascal, Washington. 

Martin D. Gastrock. Ex. '41, (Lt. USNR) is on sea duty. 

Hal Henschen is an M. D. in St. Luke's Hospital. Jacksonville. Fla. 

Richard B. Heydinger (Chaplain) was pictured, Chicago Tribune, 
March 10, visiting with eight month old Richard. Jr., whom he 
had not seen before. Dick has seen action on Saipan, Guam, and 
the Philippines. 

David M. Humphreys won first prize in public speaking at McCor- 
mick Seminary. April, 1944. 

Howard E. Jochimsen. Ex. '41, (PhMl/c USNR) is at the Naval 
Station, Norfolk. Va. 

Joseph M. Kilmer, Ex. '41, is a Medical Administrative Officer now 
in the Philippines. 

Leslie R. Luxton Ex. '41, is an osteopath, Waynesboro, "Virginia. 

Alex Mclntyre, Jr., Ex. '41, (Captain) received a chest wound in 
November but is recovering. 

James H. Miller, Ex. '41, (Lt. USAAF) has been returned to the 
U. S., from France after completing sixty missions and receiving 
the Air Medal with 12 Oak Leaf Clusters. 

Joseph Miser is in the maintenance department of the largest medical 
center in England as Adjutant to the Colonel. His wife (Irma 
Russell, Ex. '43) has resumed her work with TVA in Knoxville. 

Julius Nicely (Lt.) was in Belgium in March. 

Mr. and Mrs. Andrew F. O'Connor (Clara Jane Baldock, '42) are 
living in York, Pa., where he is Assistant Pastor and Director 
of Young People's work in the First Presbyterian Church. 

Mrs. D. N. O'Steen, Jr., (Cathryn Ruth Gordon) is working in the 
office of the History and Political Science Department of the 
University of Tennessee, where her husband is continuing his 
studies. ^ 

Margaret Polk Peters has received the M. D. degree from the 
Woman's Medical College, Philadelphia. 

Robert M. Peters, Ex. '41, is at Pearl Harbor with Naval 
supply depot. 

Arthur and Marianna Allen Peterson are teaching in Martin Junior 
College, Pulaski, Tenn. 

James A. Rae, Ex. '41, (PhMl/c USNR) is at Bethesda. Md. 

Chester E. Rumbold, Ex. '41, (S/Sgt. USAAF) is in Europe. 

Ned Houston Sams is stationed at Houlton, Maine. 

William Short expects to be graduated from Temple University 
Medical School in June at which time he will go to the Harris- 
burg, Pa., Hospital for his internship. 

Albert E. Simeon, Ex. '41, (Cpl.) is in Europe. 

Hal L. Simpson, Ex. '41, (S/Sgt.) is with the finance department, 
Pacific area. 

Douglas Steakley (Capt. USAAF) is credited with piloting the first 
Superfortress (The Tokyo Rose) over Tokyo. Japan. Gen. Hay- 
wood S. Hansell, Commander of the 21st Bomber Unit awarded 
him the DFC. At present he is reported to be back in the U.S.A. 

W. A. Stringer as Flag Lieutenant and Aide to Vice Admiral 



Richard K. Turner, has participated in the Marshalls, Marianas, 

and Iv.'o Jima campaigns. 
Carl Teague, Ex. '41, is teaching in Tellico Plains, Tenn. 
J. Edward Thomas (Captain USAAF) is Finance Officer for the 

Pacific Division, Air Transport Command at Hawaii. 
Philip Thorne. Ex. '41, will complete his work at Western Reserve 

University in June and will enter McCormick Seminary this fall. 
Ralph Perry Thompson received the Fielding Walker Fellowship in 

Doctrinal Theology at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary, spring, 

1944. 
Bernice Tontz, who has been training at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 

is now overseas. 
Samuel E. Tyree, Ex. '41, is a student in the University of Louis- 
ville School of Dentistry, but because of the termination of the 

ASTP, he will enter the Procurement and Assignment Service 

of the Army on graduation. 
Ralph E. Vineyard, Ex. '41, (PhMl/c. USNR) is at Newport, R.I. 
George D. Webster (Lt. USNR) reports having run into "myriads 

of Maryvillians in the 13 months" he has been in the Pacific. 
John T. Williams, Ex. '41, has been promoted to AMM 1-c (USNR). 
Oliver K. Williams (Chaplain) was in a port of embarkation in 

Rhode Island in April. 
Jack L. Zerwas and his wife (Helen Cone) were at Mt. Pleasant, 

Utah, where Jack had accepted a pastorate, but he has now 

entered the Navy Chaplaincy. 

1942 

Edwin C. Alexander, Jr., Ex. '42, (Lt.) is on duty with the Intel- 
ligence and Security Branch of service at LosAngeles. 

Frank H. Barr (Lt.) is on duty in the Pacific, beginning his third 
year. 

John H. Burns. Jr.. (Ens. USNAF) participated in the battles over 
Saipan. Formosa, Luzon, and Leyte. Recently he was at home on 
leave to rest and to form a new sauadron for return to duty. 

John C. Butler. Ex. "42. (T/Sgt.) is at Keesler Field, Miss. 

William J. Carter, Jr., Ex. '42, (Pvt.) is in the Pacific combat area. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest H. Casseres, Ex. '42, (Amy Mercedes Palmer, 
Ex. '42) are living in Ithaca, N. Y., where Ernest is graduate 
assistant in vegetable crops at Cornell University. 

John W. Ciabough, Ex. '42, (S/Sgt.) is overseas. 

Ben Cunningham, Ex. '42 (Pfc.) was wounded in France and sent 
to England. 

James A. Cunningham. Ex. '42, (USAAF) has served three years 
in the S. W. Pacific where his squadron received the Presidential 
Citation and stars for five New Guinea campaigns. He is now 
at Hondo Field, Texas. 

Ray DeWees is a B-25 pilot in the South Pacific area. 

Charles E. Dysart, Ex. '42, is with a signal battalion in the Pacific. 

Frank M. Eggers, Ex. '42, was made a Captain in February. 

David M. Hall is at the University of Alabama Medical School 
in a V-12 program. He was a recent visitor on the campus. 

Ira Hodges, Ex. '42, (USAAF) is now in the Philippines. 

Norman Hooker (Lt.) is the Commanding Officer of the USS YMS 
102 in the Central Pacific. 

Gordon E. Hudson. Ex. '42, (Pfc.) is with the Transportation Corps 
in New Guinea. 

Alfred N. Jackson, Ex. '42, (Lt.) has completed a tour of duty 
with the AAF in the Pacific and has been returned to take 
training in the Supervisors' Indoctrination Unit. Wilmington. Calif. 

Wilfred H. Johnson, Ex. '42, is with a base air depot in France. 

Henry E. Kell, his wife (Ruth Aiken, Ex. '44), and daughter, 
Elizabeth, live in West Point, Ky., near Fort Knox where Henry 
is with the Statistical Section of the Armored School. They 
were involved in the recent Ohio flood. 

Jack C. Kramer (Capt.) and Arnold Kramer. '49, (Capt.) have been 
close enough in the Marianas to visit with each other often. 

Charles G. Leverette, Ex. '42, (WO USNR) is a pay clerk with 
a squadron base in Miami, Fla. 

Mr. and Mrs. J. Percy Martin (Margaret Ash, '42) are now at 10 
East Main Street, Belleville, Pa., where Percy is Pastor of the 
Presbyterian Church. 

George Martz, Ex. '42, (Cph) was wounded in France and is now 
at the Newton D. Baker General Hospital, Martinsburg, W. Va. 

James C. Matthews, Ex. '42, is in the Aleutian Islands with the 
Seabees. 

Hartwell O. McColIum. Ex. '42, (Pvt. USAQMC) is in Europe. 

Francis LeRoy McGaha (Lt. USMCR) expects to be "in China another 
year before the job is done" there. 

George Richard Miller, Ex. '42. (S/Sgt. USAAF) was shot down 
over Germany in December, 1943, and reported missing in action. 
The French Maquis aided him in escaping back to England, con- 
ferring upon him the Maquis Cross. He has returned to the 
U. S. with Good Conduct Medal, ribbons and stars for battle 
experience in three war theaters, the Air Medal with two Oak 
Leaf Clusters, the Purple Heart, and the Caterpillar Club insignia. 

Dudley S. Moore (Lt.), after a tour of duty at Camp Barkeley as 
dentist is now with the Veterans Administration Facility, Bay 
Pines, Fla. His wife (Sue Warden. WAC) is in charge of a 
WAC Detachment at Camp Barkeley. 

George Allan Moore (Lt. USNR) having ■ completed his Chaplain's 
training, has reported to a port of embarkation. California. 

Stuart Perrin, Ex. '42, after flying sixty missions as a bomber 
pilot, has been returned to the U. S. to be Separations Officer 
at Fort Logan, Col. 

Edythe Mae Persing has completed nurses training (Western Reserve 
University) and been commissioned in Army Nurses Corps, 
Fort Knox. 

Betty Lee Pettry is teaching Spanish and German in the Woods- 
town, N. J., High School. 

William B. Rich (Lt.) was commissioned at the AAF Training Com- 
mand School, Yale University, and assigned to duty at Tinker 
Field, Oklahoma City. His wife (Alma Mason, '41) is with 
him there. 

Lilly Belle Robertson has enlisted in the WAVES. 

G. Lamar Russell, Ex. '42, (Lt. USA) hit the beaches before Casa- 

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blanca and Sicily ; later he was a member of the Second Division 
in the Normandy invasion. He wears the Bronze Star, the 
Purple Heart, and an Oak Leaf Cluster. His second wound in 
the foot required hospitalization. He is now in limited duty 
in Europe. 

Fred Shelfer (Lt.) has been stationed at Edenton. N. C. as a forma- 
tion flying instructor since March, 1943. 

Fred Snell is a V-12 medical student at Harvard University. 

Chalmers C. Stroup, Ex. '42, (S/Sgt. USAAF) is in Europe. 

George Tibbetts received the B. D. from Princeton and was ordained 
and installed, this spring, in the Old Doe Kun Presbyterian 
Church by Philadelphia Presbytery. 

John H. Tinley (Sgt. USMCR) has returned from the S. Pacific 
and is now on duty at the Marine Base, Quantico, Va. 

Thomas S. Whitaker. Ex. '42, (Lt. USAAF) is stationed at Hondo, 
Texas. 

Thomas Baker Wolf. Ex. '42. has been honorably discharged from 
the Army and is Assistant Manager of the Erlanger Hospital, 
Chattanooga. 

1943 

Harold E. Amnions, Ex. '43, (Cpl.) is in the European area. 

James M. Barr is attending Union Seminary, New York. 

Althea G. Cable has completed teaching two years and likes it to 

the extent of taking graduate work in education. 
Gerald McCall Bean, Ex. '43, is in AAF on the coast of Maine. 
Lavton Bergquist (Sl/c) was a recent visitor on the campus. He 

was being transferred to medical school (University of Arkansas) 

after seeing action on Saipan. 
Perry N. Bigham, Ex. '43, is in USA QMC at Camp Lee, Va. 
Richard W. Boyd won the middler's prize in public speaking in the 

autumn quarter at McCormick Seminary. 
Frances Bowman is teaching social subjects in the Leigh ton High 

School, Leighton, Pa. 
George Ellis Burcaw (Lt. USMCR) has been in the Pacific since 

May, 1944. 
Arthur Bushing is now overseas. While he was in training at Fort 

Benning, Ga., his wife (Dorothy Barber, '43) reported enjoying 

get-togethers with the Scott Honakers, Ted Kidders, Ted Pratt, 

and Charles Foreman. Dorothy is now Director of Religious 

Education in her home church, Fourth Presbyterian, Knoxville. 
Robert Calvesbert (Lt.) has been transferred from Guatemala to 

Panama, C. Z. He is a Meteorologist with the USAAF. 
At the wedding of Aura Santiago and Sidney Duke, Ex. '43, in 

Chicago in October, John P. Magill. '39, was the minister and 

Hal Lloyd was the best man. Sidney is an ASTP ^medical 

student at Northwestern University. He and Aura visited the 

campus in April. 
Jack D. Fesperman, Ex. '43. (Sgt. USAAF) has been in New Guinea 

for 31 months and now is in the Philippines. 
Charles A. Foreman (Lt. with First Army) was able to be at home 

at the birth of his daughter in November just before sailing. 
Omer Louis Gajus, Ex. '43, is in the European area. 
Wilson B. Garnett, Ex. '43, is a radio operator in Europe. 
Jane E. Glass is a member of the Marine Corps Woman's Reserve. 
Byron Haywood Goley. Ex. '43. (Lt. USAFA) became a chemical 

engineer at N. C. State College after leaving Maryville. He 

was taken from combat and sent to OCS in Australia, and. on 

being commissioned, was retained as an instructor in Field 

Artillery. 
John R. Hall, Ex. '43, (Sgt.) spent 18 months in the S. Pacific, 

completing 44 missions. He has been returned to Keesler Field 

as an instructor. 
Mrs. Jonathan Hamersley (Janet Brown) is a chemistry assistant 

and is also studying chemistry in New York. 
William Hargrave completed his training at Notre Dame and M. I. T. 

and was sent to the S. W. Pacific. 
Frank William Henderson is in ASTP at Jefferson Medical College. 
Glenn H. Hewins, Ex. '43, (USAI) hit the Normandy beach on 

"D-Day." 
Joseph E. Huskey (S2/c USNR) is doing research in Naval Re- 
search Laboratory, Anacosta. D. C. 
Charles E. Hutching Ex. '43, had his leg broken by shrapnel in 

Italy and was sent to Thayer Hospital, Nashville. 
Floyd S. Kefauver, Ex. '43, (Pfc.) is with a Continental Show Unit 

in Europe. 
Lawrence Ketchum. Ex. 43, is a Link trainer instructor at Fairfax 

Field. He and his wife (Olga Welsh, '43) visited Stuart 

Schimpf's Church after learning from the Alumni Magazine of 

his being in Kansas City. 
Lois Opal King is in Biblical Seminary, New York. 
George H. Lequire, Ex. '43, (Lt.) is attached to an Army hospital 

in Europe. 
Milton A. Lequire, Ex. '43, has been given a medical discharge 

from the Navy. 
Richard Glenn Lindsley, Ex. '43, is a meteorologist with Pan- 
American Airways, Balboa, C. Z. 
Wilbur R. Lish, Ex. '43. ( Lt. AAF) is a glider pilot and flight 

officer with the Air Transport Command in England. 
Robert Lock wood is a meteorologist in French West Africa. 
Jacob Charles Loehr, Ex. '43, is with the Air Transport Command, 
ferrying division, and lives in a suburb of Bangor, Maine. In 

January 1943, he married Eileen Shank. 
Barbara Lorentz is in medical school in Philadelphia. 
Blake W. Masters, Ex. '43, (USNQMC2/c) is at the New London 

Submarine Base. 
Margaret McKirdy has completed work for the M. A. degree ini 
social science at Syracuse University, and is teaching at Central 
High School, Tully. N. Y. 
Doris Murray was graduated from the Naval Training School at 

Stillwater, Okla., April 16. 1945. (Sl/c). 
Glenn Fertig Paul (Ens. USNR) was in command of an LCP in 
Normandy waters on "D-Day." Since his craft was damaged 
by the storm which came up at the time, he was returned to 
Bradford, Va., and trained to command the larger LCT. His 
wife (Evelyn Gregory, '44) returned to Eton, Georgia, to teach 
school when he sailed again. 



Sam R. Pickens, Ex. '43, ( S/Sgt. ) has been on the European fronts 
10 months and has received three citations, two of them 
the Good Conduct Medal and the Bronze Star. 

Car! G. Pierce, Jr., (Lt. USNR) has served two years on a destroyer 
in the Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Caribbean. He was enjoying 
a "beautiful leave" in April, waiting for a new destroyer to 
be completed in Texas. 

Ted Pratt (Lt. USAI) reports a record breaking trip from the U. S. 
to the front in France in January. He is now in Austria. 

E. Meredith Purvis (Ens.) is on sea duty. 

Jessie Alberta and Willa Alfreda R.^ed are dietitians at the Lakenau 
Hospital in Philadelphia. 

June Jtogers is teaching English in Marshall, N. C. 

Maurice L. Rorex, Ex. '43, (Capt. AAF) is a P-47 fighter pilot 
who has received the Air Medal with eight Oak Leaf Clusters 
and whose successes against the German FW-190s have been 
covered in the local papers. 

Douglas Roseborough (Lt. j. g.) is aboard an LCT on sea duty. 

Paul H. Ross, Ex. '43, (S3/c) was on Iwo Jima in February. 

Gilbert P. R>den, Ex. '43, (Sgt.) is in Europe. 

Marie Scott is teaching home economics in Old Fort High School, 
North Carolina. 

Fred Smith (Ens.) has been returned to Parris Island, S. C, for 
further training. He has been eight months in Yugoslavia. 

Ernest L. Stoffel, Ex. '43, (Pfc. AAF) is aide to the Chaplain who 
is the head of all the Far Eastern Air Force Chaplains. 

William J. Sweeney (Lt. USAAF) was reported missing over Ger- 
many, February 3 ; his family had two letters from him on 
March 31, saying that he and his entire crew were safe in 
Russia and would be returned to their base in England. On 
January 25, 1944, he was married to Viola C. James, Ex. '44. 

Lloyd M. Taylor (MS) expects to complete his work for the M. D. 
degree as a V-12 student at Duke University in March. 1946. 

John P. William>. Ex. '43, (GMl/c) is with the Coast Guard in the 
Pacific. 

James C. Witt, Ex. '43. (USNR) is somewhere in the S. Pacific. 

1944 

George O. Beall, Ex. '44, (Lt. USMCR) was commissioned in May, 1943. 

and reported missing in action on November 8, 1944, in the 

Philippine area. His wife (Ethel Hanners, '45) was Queen of 

May this spring. 
Carl J. Best. Ex. '44, (Cpl. USMCR) is somewhere in the Pacific. 
Kate Best is teaching in Blount County. 
Margaret Boretsky is Director of Physical Education at Oak Ridge, 

Clinton, Engineering Works. 
W. W. Boyer, Ex. '44, is a steam locomotive engineer in Belgium 

with the Army. 
Radford Brindley. Ex. '44. (T/Sgt.) is overseas. 
Albert B. Britton, Ex. '44, ( Lt. USA) ordered fired the first shell 

into Zigzag Pass on Luzon. 
James H. Brown, Jr., Ex. '44, (PhM2/e) is in a Beach Battalion 

in the Navy in Europe. 
William Buford is in Tulane University School of Medicine. 
Freda Buller has entered nurses training at Western Reserve Uni- 
versity School of Nursing. 
George Callahan, Ex. '44, (Ensign) is a Naval pilot aboard Admiral 

Kincaid's ship, and is due home on leave soon. 
Sara E. Cameron has been on duty with the Army Transport Serv- 
ice at Fort Richardson, Anchorage, Alaska. 
William Clear, Ex. '44, (Sl/c) has been moved from the Great 

Lakes Training Station to San Diego, Cal. 
Richard Cline. Ex. '44, (Maj.) as a P-47 Thunderbolt squadron 

leader, just before "V-E Day" led his squadron on a dive 

bombing mission which sank a German cruiser and destroyer. 

and damaged 14 other ships in an evacuation attempt at Brest, 

France. He received the Silver Star. 
A. Ray Coada, Ex. '44, (Marine M/T Sgt.) has been returned to 

the U. S. after service on Midway, Hawaii, and the Marshall 

Islands. 
Dana Dering Cox, Ex. '44, (Cpl.) is with a machine records unit 

in Europe. 
Harris K. Cunningham, Ex. '44, joined the Seabees and has been 

overseas since November, 1943. 
Roy L. Clonninger, Ex. '44, returned after 16 months in the 

Aleutians, 
Fred De Pue, Ex. '44, (Ens.) has been with a Naval amphibious 

division working their way up through Italy, last reported in 

France. His sister, Marie, is at Maryville College this year. 
Albert W. Doctor, Ex. '44, has been stationed in the Yukon Valley 

in Northern Canada, along the Alcan Highway where he reports 

temperatures of 54 degrees below zero. His job is repairing 

radios and assisting the Chaplain. He says the scenery is 

magnificent. 
Leon T. Ellis, Ex. '44, has been given a 25-day leave after a tour 

of duty aboard an LST in the Atlantic. 
Henry K. El- win, Ex. '44. is in the Merchant Marine, but hopes to 

enter the South Georgia Methodist Conference as soon as the 

war is over. 
James Evans. Ex. '44, (Lt.) is a member of the Caterpillar Club, 

having been forced to jump over Free France two days after it 

was liberated. He visited his wife (Kate Powell, *42) and son 

at Glen Dean, Ky., in December. 
William W. Evans, Ex. '44, (Pvt.) was shipped overseas in December. 
James Falkner, Ex. '44, (Cpl.) has been transferred to field artillery 

and sent to the Pacific. 
Estelle Farrow taught in Cape May, N. J., this year. 
Ermina Fisher is studying at Biblical Seminary, New York. 
Albert H. Flowers. Ex. '44, (T/Sgt.) has received the Air Medal and 

the second Oak Leaf Cluster for "meritorious achievement" while 

participating in the Eighth Air Force bombing attacks on Nazi 

war industries and supporting ground forces battling the Germans. 

He is a radio operator and gunner on a B-17. 
Evelyn French has been appointed to the University of Maryland 

Hospital where she expects to be graduated as a dietitian in 

Oct., 1945. 



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Leslie R. Galloway. Ex. '44, is a C-47 pilot in the S. W. Pacific. 

Melville Gaughan, Ex. '44, (PMl/c) is a Navy man working with 
the Marines on the Pacific front. He was wounded a second 
time when the hospital ship on which he was a patient was hit. 

Margaret Gessert has been doing graduate work in home economics 
at Drexel Institute of Technology, Philadelphia. 

Alvin B. Goddard. Ex. '44, (Cpl.) has been in Africa since July, 1944. 
He is studying bookkeeping in the Army educational program. 

Dorothy Gredig is teaching music in the Alcoa, Tenn.. High Schools. 

William Grosh. Ex. '44 (Lt.) has been awarded the DFC and is now 
stationed in Hawaii. 

James W. Hedges, Ex. '44, is with the Engineers Aviation Fire 

Fighters Platoon in Italy. 
T. Edward Henderson, Ex. '44, (Pfc.) is an infantryman in the 

European area. 
Robert Hershberger. Ex. '44, was commissioned a Lieutenant and was 
waiting in December at Fresno, Calif., for an assignment overseas. 
Ann E. Horton has been doing graduate work in home economics at 
the Florida State College for Women. 

Lois J. Howarth is assistant dietitian in the cafeteria of the Uni- 
versity of Pittsburgh. 
Robert A. Hunter, Ex. '44, (Pfc.) is mailman and money-changer 

for his outfit and in November was in Luxembourg. 
John P. Hutton, Ex. '44, (Lt.) began flying combat missions with 
a 15th AAF B-24 Liberator Bomber Group in January. Targets 
have been in Northern Italy, Austria, and Yugoslavia. 

Paul Jamarik, Ex. '44, has been transferred from Jeffersonville, Ind., 
to Atlanta, Ga., where he is in an Army depot. 

Lyle Knaupp (Pvt.) was in Camp Roberts, Cal., in February waiting 
orders transferring him to Fort Benning, Ga. 

Paul C. Kolter, Ex. '44. along with Ted Pratt. '44, was made a 
cadre instructor at Fort McClellan, Ala., where they trained 
the Japanese-American battalion which distinguished itself on the 
German front. Ted is now in Europe. 

Oliver J. Kressler, Jr., Ex. '44, (T/Sgt.) was sent overseas for six 
months, completed that mission, and was returned to the U. S. 
for further training. 

Jean Lehman is a cadet nurse at the Western Reserve Nursing 
School. 

Nancy McClaskey is with the Dupont Co. in laboratory work at 
Louisville, Ky. 

Elizabeth McConnell is student dietitian at the Shadyside Hospital, 
Pittsburgh. 

William H. McCord, Jr., Ex. "44, (Cpl.) is a gunnery instructor 
in the Air Force at Tyndall, Fla. 

Douglas MacMartin is teaching social subjects and music in the high 
school , Salem , S . D . 

Ruth Meineke is a government employee in an engineering labora- 
tory, Cincinnati. 

Betty Jane Miller is teaching Spanish and French at Hiwassee Col- 
lege, Madisonville, Tenn. 

Frank Lewis Miller, Ex. '44, (Pfc.) visited the campus in September 
on leave from his studies in medicine in the Army training 
program. 

S. A. Monger, Ex. '44, (Lt. AAF) has flown sixty-five missions over 
Italy and Southern France. He received the DFC, the Air Medal 
with five Oak Leaf Clusters, and the Presidential Unit Citation. 
He is now on duty with the Flight Service Center of the AAF 
in Jacksonville. 

Dick Moore, Ex. '44, (Pfc. USAAF) is located at Columbia, S. C, 
and was able to visit the campus in January and again in May. 

Clyde E. Nash, Ex. '4(4 (Cpl.) is in an MP Battalion in Europe; 
in Belgium in the "bulge days." 

Mary Jean Partridge is teaching in Florida. 

Neil Proffitt Ex. '44. (Ens.) is aboard an LCI. 

Lewis M. Purifoy, Ex. '44, (Pvt.) was last reported in Belgium. 

Lon N. Reed, Jr., Ex. '44, (Cpl.) who was reported missing in 
action in Germany on Dec. 17, has been "found safe and welt." 

O. Matney Reed, Ex. '44, (Cpl.) with a headquarters department of 
the QMC was last reported in Belgium, and, like many of the 
other boys, he says that he likes the Belgium people and coun- 
try better than other of the Europeans. 

Dexter B. Rice, Ex. '44, is attending the theological seminary at 
Bangor, Maine. 

Andrew C. Richards, Ex. '44, is attending the theological seminary 
at Bangor, Maine, and will graduate in June. He is serving the 
First Congregational Church at North Anson, Maine, and plans 
to return to Maryville College to complete his B. A. degree. 

Laurence B. Robinson. Ex. '44, was graduated from the Marine Corps 
training base, Quantico, Va., and commissioned Sept. 25, 1944. 

Ira B. Rogers, Ex. '44, (Lt.) is in the Marine Corps at Laguna 
Beach. Cal. 

A. Hubert Rust is a cadet chaplain at Princeton Theological Semi- 
nary. He visited the campus last fall. 

William A. Salinger, Ex. '44. (Lt. USAAF) is with the 21st Weather 
Squad in the Atlantic area. 

Harry Scapaloti. Ex. '44, has been with an anti-aircraft gun crew 
in the S. Pacific. 

William J. Sidner, Ex. '44, (Pvt.) is in the infantry in the Pacific. 

William G. Simpson, Ex. '44, (T/Sgt.) is overseas and has 
been wounded. 

Oliver Spears. Ex. '44, (Lt. USAAF) as fighter pilot aided in 
covering infantry advances into Germany. 

Charles Spurlock, Ex. '44 (S2/c) is on duty "somewhere in the 
Pacific." 

Hill Stiggins, Ex. '44, (Lt.) was commissioned on March 11, 1945, 
on completing training as a two-engine military pilot. Prior 
to this time Hill had done CAA work in N. C. 

Lee Alfred Stuhl, Ex. '44, has been in the Army two years and 
in a hospital since last December. 

Robert D. Thompson, Ex. '44, (Lt. USNR) is on duty in the Pacific. 

Flora Torbert, Ex. '44, is attending Temple University, completing 
her course in home economics. 

Robert J. Twitchell, Ex. '44, (Lt.) is in the Air Forces, Harvard, 
Neb. 

John Philip Vance, Ex. '44, (Pfc.) is a clerk and musician "some- 
where on a ship in the Pacific." 



James Walker (Sl/c) is now with the U. S. Maritime Commission 

at Washington. D. C. 
Vance B. Walker, Ex. '44. (Pfc.) has been assigned to the AAF 

Command Radio Training School, Sioux Falls, S. D. 
Gilbert Weiss, Ex. '44, was temporarily stationed in New Guinea 

in January. 
James Frank Wells, Ex. '44, has been transferred from India 

to Iran. 
Samuel Mack Wilson, Ex. '44, (Lt. USMFA) was on his way to 

the Pacific in March. 
Lenore Wise is teaching home economics in Blair, Pa. 
Leonard L. Wood, Ex. '44. (Lt. USAAF) has been missing over 

Germany since August, 1944. 

1945 

Lloyd Anderson, Ex. '45, (PhMl/c) has completed his training at 
Bainbridge. Md., and, until he goes aboard a hospital ship, he 
will continue in the dispensary at Hollywood, Fla. 

Charles E. Bell, Ex. '45, (Pfc.) is with the Seventh Army in France. 

Don Black, Ex. '45, (Cpl.) is chief of the alert crew and chief of 
the scheduled flights at Rosecans Field near St. Joseph, Mo. 

Una Evelyn Easter Black, Ex. '45, has enlisted in the WAVES fol- 
lowing the induction of her husband, James Els worth Black, 
into the Army. 

J. I. Breazeale, Ex. '45, (Lt.) was on the campus in November on 
hi^ way to Lincoln, Neb., to pick up his crew. He is a B-24 
pilot and expects further training before overseas duty. Com- 
pleting his Mountain Home Army Air Field training, March 28, 
he was made airplane commander on a Liberator. 

Robert S. Bryant. Ex. '45, (Pvt.) clerk in the German section with 
the 152nd Military Police Prisoner of War Processing Platoon, a 
unit of Allied Forces Headquarters, has received the Mediter- 
ranean Theater Ribbon with three Battle Stars, the Combat 
Infantryman's Badge, and the Good Conduct Medal. As a 
member of the 505th Parachute Infantry Regiment he was 
wounded and hospitalized for some time. 

Baxter Cato, Ex. '45, received the Purple Heart in France in 
December, but was able to return to his outfit in January. 

Albert Lee Chambers, Ex. '45, (Pfc.) received the Infantryman's 
Combat Badge for superior performance of duty in the front line 
in France and Germany, and was reported in an international 
broadcast by Ted Malone. 

George H. Douglas, Jr., Ex. '45, (Cpl.) is in training at Tyndall 
Field, Fla. 

Laurel Jean English is now a cadet nurse. 

Charles H. Earp, Ex. '45, (Ens.) is aboard the USS Rankin. 

Ronald Easter, Ex. '45, is stationed with a Seabees unit on Treasure 
Island, Calif., where he seems to be as active in sports as ever. 
He is teaching the do's and don'ts of the trampoline. 

Frances Farrior, Ex. '45, is teaching in Florida. 

Joe Ray Fowler, Ex. '45, (PhM3/c) spent his first Christmas away 
from home in Pearl Harbor, his second on Saipan, and hopes to 
spend his next one at home. 

David C. Gulick. Ex. '45 (Ens. USNR) is aboard the USS Pondera. 

Livingstone Hislop, Ex. '45, has been stationed in Puerto Rico. He 
was given recuperation leave to come home for Christmas. 

Elizabeth Hoagland, Ex. '45, is working in a New York bank, and 
plans to complete her education in one of the colleges of 
New York City. 

Richard L. Hobart, Ex. '45, (Pfc.) is in ASTP in the University 
of Maryland School of Medicine. 

Jim Hodges, Ex. '45. continues his training in the University of 
Tennessee Medical School at Memphis as a V-12 student. 

Ross Honaker, Ex. '45, has received the Air Medal with an Oak 
Leaf Cluster for meritorious achievement in combat over Ger- 
many ; he is a P-51 pilot. 

Harold Huffman, Ex. '45, (Pvt. USMCR) is now overseas. 

William S. Jarnagan, Ex. '45, in spite of the loss of three com- 
rades by a direct hit and the riddling of his own blanket, has 
remained unscratched as a gunner on a mortar crew that went 
through Belgium. 

Daniel M. Long, Ex. '45, has been stationed in Washington with 
the Marine Corps. 

Andrew Dante Maisano, Ex. '45, is now Captain and ship's master 
in the Transportation Corps. 

Margaret Messer McClure is Director of Religious Education at the 
Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, Knoxville. Scott McClure, 
Ex. '45, landed in France in March. 

Clarence Warren McKelvey, Ex. '45, received the Bronze Medal in 
France in February for heroic action in combat. He was able to 
adjust artillery fire on the enemy accurately under hazardous 
circumstances. 

Arthur Miller, Ex. '45, is in New Caledonia with the ground forces 
of the Air Corps. 

Robert H. Milligan, Ex. '45, received a leg wound in France that 
kept him on his back for two months. He was in Deshon General 
Hospital. 

Marvin E. Mitchell, Ex. '45. has been promoted to the rank of 
private first class. He x'eports being able to have monthly meet- 
ings with his brother who is also in England. 

William S. Ogle, Ex. '45, is a V-12 student in the University of 
Tennessee Medical School at Memphis. 

Adolph Patterson, Ex. '45, is a paratrooper in the European area. 

Sam Pemberton, Ex. '45, (Lt. USA) visited the campus in April 
at which time he was being transferred from the Medical Ad- 
ministrative Corps to Columbus, Ohio, for reassignment. 

Alan Rock, Ex. '45, had been doing reconnaissance work in the 
infantry with General MacArthur's forces in New Guinea prior 
to the Philippine invasion. 

Willis Sanderson, Ex. '45 (Ens.) was expected to ship out anytime 
in April from a California port. 

William Seagraves, Ex. '45, (Pfc.) was wounded in France, sent to 
England, and finally to the U. S., and to home. He is in 
Oliver General Hospital Ward 511, Augusta, Ga. 

Dick Scruggs, Ex. '45 (Air Corps Cadet) has been in Sioux Falls, 
South Dakota. 

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Wayne Stevens, Ex. *45, and his bride, Margaret Hunt. Ex. '45, are 
living in Chicago where Wayne is in dental school as a Mid- 
shipman. 

Ray Swartzback, Ex. '45, (Pfc.) spent fifty days advancing with 
the invasion forces through France, Belgium, and Holland before 
a German strafing plane sent him to a hospital with a side 
injury October 2. 

Trevor Williams, Ex. '45, has been sent to the University of Georgia 
Medical School as a V-12 student. 

Philip Wye, Ex. '45, (Ens.) received his wings in March, took his 
operational training at Miami, Fla., and was transferred to 
Norfolk, Va., for assignment overseas. 

Gordon Webb (Lt. AAF), has had the unusual privilege of remaining 
with three college mates throughout the course of training in 
the AAF. These were all commissioned as fighter pilots and 
were ready for overseas assignment in November: W. Henry 
Robinson. Ex. '45; Frank Still, Ex. '46. and John Tyler Ex. '44. 

1946 

Kenneth Andes, Ex. '46, (Cpl.) landed in France in March. He 

visited the campus in December. 
A. R. Archer, Ex. '46, (Pfc.) saw service with the Marines on 

Guadalcanal and Bougainville and was returned to Officer 

Training School at Chapel Hill. N. C. 
Robert Bruce. Ex. '46, has been reported missing in action. 
Bill Buzby, Ex. "46, has been transferred from the New Guinea 

section to the Far Eastern Air Forces in the S. W. Pacific. 
Ruth Chandler. Ex. '46, has been training in the WAVES at 

Hunter College, New York City. 
Peggy Claypoole, Ex. '46, is engaged to Abner Richards, Ex. '45. 

They were on the campus in September. Peggy is assisting 

her mother who operates a nursery school in Woodbury, N. J. 

Abner has entered the Army. 
Alfred Lloyd Cupp. Ex. '46, <Pvt.) is now overseas. 
Wayne Davis, Ex. '46, (Cpl.) was in New Guinea in December. 
Robert DeBrotzke, Ex. '46. did part of his pre-medical work at 

Union College in Schenectady and was transferred to Cornell, 

where he graduated and was commissioned an Ensign. He 

plans to return to Maryville College after the war to take his 

B. A. degree. 
Winton Enloe. Ex, '46, (Cpl.) in December was transferred from 

Cherry Point, N. C, to a base outside Greenville, N. C. 
Robert C. Evans. Ex. '46 entered the Navy in December, 1943, and 

was in the Great Lakes Naval Training School in February. 
Hurdle Thomas Garrett, Ex. '46, (Pfc.) is overseas. 
El wood Griscom, Ex. '46, is a headquarters bookkeeper in France. 
Joe M. Grubb, Ex. '46, (Pvt.) has been returned to the United 

States after service in Iceland and in France. 
Colvin L. Hammock, Jr., Ex. '46, is in the Medical Corps on Guam. 
Fred Kluth. Ex. "46. (Cpl.) is with the Air Corps in the European 

area. 
Bill Long, Ex. '46, is at Randolph Field, San Antonio, Tex., for 

instruction in advance flying. 
Fred McDaniel. Ex. '46. (Cpl.) is in France. 
Harold McFarland, Ex. '46, (Cpl.) has gone through the Namur, 

Tinian, Saipan. and I wo Jima campaigns without receiving 

injury. He was at a rest base in the Marianas in February. 



'46, has completed special training in 
N.) has enlisted in the Cadet Nurses 



James C. Murdoch. Jr., Ex. '46, (Lance Cpl.) is with the Perth 

Regiment of the Canadian forces in Europe. 
Stanley Parrish. Ex. '46, was at home on leave in March after two 

years at sea duty. 
Oscar Proffitt, Ex. '46, was reported missing in December in the 

European theater. 
George F. Rutherford, Ex. '46, received the Army Good Conduct 

Medal at Ephrata Army Air Base. Washington, in November. 

After being promoted to the rank of sergeant, he underwent 

a double mastoid operation at Baxter General Hospital at 

Spokane in January and was recovering rapidly. 
Ralph Sawmiller, Ex. '46, is in V-12 in Ames, Iowa. 
Paul Schuster, Ex. '46, was taken prisoner in Luxembourg by the 

Germans in December. 
David J. Seel, Ex. '46, (A-S) was on the campus in November. He 

had completed pre-medical training at Tulane University Medical 

School, New Orleans, and was being assigned to the U. S. 

Naval Hospital at New Orleans until an opening in a medical 

school occurred. 
Jean Smith. Ex. '46, is training with the SPARS at Palm 

Beach, Fla. 
John Arthur Spears, Ex. 

Hawaii. 
Bea Swanson, Ex. '46, {C. 

Corps. 
William R. Thompson, Ex. '46. ( Cpl.) was wounded in France 

and sent to a hospital in England in December. 
Elmer Lee White, Ex. '46, (Cpl. USA Eng.) is in Germany. 

1947 

Richard Brcphy, Ex. '47, (Aviation Cadet) visited the campus in 
March. He was stationed at Gunter Field, Montgomery. 

James Cook Carton, Ex. '47, entered the infantry in January. 1945. 

Abbott Kemp, Ex. '47, was one of sixty boys chosen for air cadet 
training at Keesler Field in April. 

Rush Lester, Ex. '47, was in Great Lakes Neval Training School 
for boot training in February. 

John Morris Poland, Ex. 47, is stationed at Fort McClellan, Ala. 

Carroll Stegall, Ex. '47, visited the campus in February. He had 
been made souad leader at Camp Wheeler, Ga.. and accepted 
into the paratroopers and was on his way to a port of em- 
barkation. 

Dean Stone. Ex. '47, was with U. S. forces in Italy in November. 

John R. Turner. Ex. '47, was hospitalized for sixteen weeks this 
winter with a badly broken leg in an automobile accident. Just 
as his doctor had dismissed him as well, a sudden twist of the 
leg in a bowling alley snapped it again and he was confined 
to bed at home, after a short stay at the hospital, for another 
sixteen weeks. He is at home, Alsie Drive, Knoxville 15, Tenn., 
and has until August to remain in bed. He would appreciate 
hearing from you. 

Marvin D. Turner. Ex. '47, (Sl/c) completed his boot training at 
Jacksonville, Fla.. in December and was waiting orders in Memphis. 

John Williams, Ex. '48. (Pfc.) is with SHEAF in England. 

Beeler Thompson, Ex. '4S, was inducted into the Navy from the 
Freshman Class, 1945. 



THE SAMUEL TYNDALE WILSON 
MEMORIAL BULLETIN 

The quota set to be reached by summer on the 
Samuel Tyndale Wilson Foundation Fund has not yet 
been attained. Pledges and gifts are needed and alumni 
are urged to mail the cards sent them in the spring. 
This is for capital purposes and the Living Endowment 
is for current purposes, supplementing one another in 
support and building of the College. 

NEW ALUMNI OFFICERS 1945-1946 

Fred Hope, '06 President 

Charles F. Webb, '27 Vice President 

Winifred Painter, '15 Recording Secretary 

James R. Smith, '35 Executive Secretary 

Executive Committee — Class of 1948 

Robert W. Adams, '19 
Mary Gamble, '3 3 
Mrs. Leslie Walker, '21 
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The President's Home 



THE ALUMNI OFFICE 
FINANCIAL REPORT — ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

1943-19-44 

July 1, 1943 to June 30, 1944 

RECEIPTS: 

Balance Forward - $ 465.1 1 

From Alumni Dues 1,072.00 

From Alumni Reunion Tickets 27. 50 

From Atlantic Monthly and Misc.... 53.67 

Total Received to June 30, 1944 $1,618.28 

DISBURSEMENTS: 

To Maryville College Treasurer 

May 14, 1943, to Sept. 3, 1943 $ 62.37 

To Maryville College Treasurer 

Sept. 3 1943, to Feb. 29, 1944 409.29 

To Maryville College Treasurer 

March 13, 1944, to May 9, 1944 306.51 
To Atlantic Monthly 

July 1, 1943 (2 Subs.) 3.00 

To Atlantic Monthly 

October 6, 1943 (2 Subs.) 3.00 

Total Disbursements $ 784.17 

Balance (June 30, 1944) $ 834.11 

Bank Balance (June 30, 1944) $ 834.11 

To June 23, 1945 
RECEIPTS: 

Balance Forward $ 834.11 

Rec'd from Alumni Dues to date 1,195.50 

Total Received to Date $2,029.61 

♦DISBURSEMENTS: 

To Maryville College Treasurer 

June 6, 1944, to Oct. 10, 1944 216.27 

To Maryville College Treasurer 

October, 1944, to Dec. 31, 1944 380.36 

To Maryville College Treasurer 

Dec. 31, 1944, to^June 1, 1945 $ 62.00 

Total Disbursements $ 658.63 



$1,370.98 

*This does not include the cost of this issue of the 

Alumni Magazine which as you see is one of the 

largest and most expensive that we have ever 

gotten out. 

Total received from the Living Endowment 

in 19434944 $ 907.75 

Total received to date on Living Endowment, 

1 944- 1 94 5 $ 784.50 

You will be interested in the fact that last year 
represented the highest figure in receipts for Alumni 
dues in the history of the Association. $1,072.00. The 
figure for this year, to date, has surpassed last year, 
$1,195.50, with reason for hopes that it may reach the 
all time high of $1,200.00. But we want to notice 
that the increased prices and costs have kept our bal' 
ance down to what it usually has been. Our treasury 



is always heaviest in the spring at the time our financial 
reports are made up because dues are collected at 
that time. Our balance in the spring could be easily 
deceptive as it might be regarded as a balance carried 
over from a previous year, whereas actually it is the 
operating balance which must carry us twelve months 
until another dues collecting period. 

We have been trying to mail receipts to every one 
from whom any money is received. These receipts 
are taken from a numbered and bound series which 
are subject to audit. If you have failed to get a receipt, 
please write us as it is our desire for every one to 
have the assurance that their money is reaching the 
intended destination. Our books are so kept that they 
are automatically audited with those of the College 
Treasurer, with the exception of these receipts which 
are subject to inspection at any time and will reveal 
any difference easily. You can help us build the high 
confidence that we want in your Alumni Office by 
letting us know if you fail to get your receipt. 

You will notice that the Living Endowment receipts 
for 19434944 is $907.75, which is down from some- 
thing over $1,000.00 from 1942-1943. Also to date this 
year they are only $784.50, which is still further down 
from last year. Some of the drop is the fault of the 
Alumni Office which just has not had the labor re- 
quired to get out the notices all along and as promptly 
as they should have been. Some of the drop is also 
accounted for by the circumstances in which some of 
our younger alumni are thrown by the war. However 
the interest of the Class of 1945 warrants our con- 
tinued faith in the Living Endowment. Out of the 
seventy-seven members of the Class of 1945 forty-seven 
made pledges totalling $279.00 annually. 

There are two other aspects of the Living Endow- 
ment that we are quite proud of: (1) we have always 
insisted that the pledges were conditional and that 
there would never be any embarrassment over failure 
to meet them; several have written in that they could 
not meet their pledges this year; some have said that 
they were entering graduate school and could not meet 
them for three additional years; while still others have 
not responded from a lack of the time or feeling of 
the necessity to write; when a pledge is not paid it 
does not accumulate; one who is forced to skip a year 
or more may take it up again without any balance to 
be caught up with unless he wishes to do it volun- 
tarily; the pledges are conditioned upon (a) desire 
to meet them, (b) ability to meet them; (2) the other 
thing that we are proud of is the number of alumni 
who send in the pledges with their first contribution 
after several months or even years out of college and 
add themselves to that group who want to show their 
gratitude in a way which will pass on to others what 
they have received from hands which have gone before 
them. 

Your Alumni Office will appreciate any information 
which you can and will send it. It regrets that it can- 
not render all the services requested as promptly as it 
would like. Many of your addresses are no good and 
your cards are in the Address Unknown files. We 
make every effort to trace them but often find that 
we do not have sufficient clues to get results. It is 
the desire of the office to serve you and Alma Mater 
and to facilitate your service to Alma Mater. Let 
us hear from you. 

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