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OCTOBER, 1945 

(FEBRUARY, 1946) 



OCTOBER 27, 1945 

Processional Hymn — "Our God, Our Help in ages past" 
Prayer of Invocation — Choral Response 

John Calvin Crawford 
Director and Acting Recorder and Treasurer 

Dean Edwin Ray Hunter 
Anthem — Hosanna! Blessed Is He 
Introductory Remarks 

President Ralph Waldo Lloyd 
Welcome to Alumni and Visitors 

Samuel O'Grady Houston 
Chairman of the Directors 
Readings in American Democracy 

Arthur Evan Mitchell 
Chairman of the Directors' Committee on Finance 
Hymn — "O beautiful for spacious skies" 
Conferring of Honorary Degree 
Anthem — Hallelujah, Amen 

Justice Wiley Blount Rutledge 
Supreme Court of the United States 
Hymn — "Not alone for mighty empire" 
Responsive Reading 

Recessional Hymn — "God of our fathers" 
The Benediction 



President - Fred H." Hope, '06 

Vice-President Charles F. Webb, '27 

Recording Secretary Winifred Painter, ' 1 5 

Executive Secretary _ James R. Smith, '35 

Executive Committee 

Class of 1946: Geneva Anderson, '25; Hugh R. Crawford, Jr., '35; Harwell B. 
Park, '16. 

Class of 1947: Edward Caldwell, '22; S. E. Crawford, '12; Dons Murray, '43. 

Class of 1948: Robert W. Adams, '19; Mary Gamble, '33; Mrs. Leslie Walker, '21. 


Published by Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd, President 

Vol. XLIV October, 1945 No. 4 

Published quarterly by Maryville College. Entered May 24, 1904, at Maryville, Tennessee, 
as second-class mail matter. Acceptance for mailing at special rate of postage provided for in 
Section 1103. Act of October 3, 1917, authorized February 10, 1919. 

Prmdntt ffilngft a fag? 

Dear Friends: 

The War is over! What a glorious announcement that was! In 
reality of course it came in two parts, both since my last message on 
this page. More people in the world had striven and prayed for this 
than for any other event in history, and it has come to pass! May God 
receive from all Maryville College men and women the gratitude due 
to Him, and may He give us also faith and courage for the staggering 
responsibilities which the indescribable destruction of war and the 
unprecedented demands of peace lay upon nations, and individuals, and 

Our Service Flags 

Our thoughts turn toward those whom the war put into military 
service; those who are coming back now and those who will not come 
back in the flesh. For many months we have had two large service 
flags in the College Chapel. Just now they are at the shopin Knox- 
ville where stars are sewed onto flags. When they are hung again 
they will carry 1185 stars for Maryville College service men and 
women, 1153 of them blue, and 32 gold. There will be a few more (we 
trust they will be blue only) because students are still being called 
up and we continue to hear of some who had not been reported, but the roll must be nearly complete. 
There was a long roll in World War I, the Maryville College flags then bearing 637 blue and 21 gold 
stars. Maryville's part in that conflict was large; but our participation in this one has been much more exten- 
sive both in numbers and in time, and the tasks now ahead of us are correspondingly greater. We are grateful 
that the gold stars are proportionately fewer, perhaps the difference being due to the influenza epidemic of 1918. 

Returning Veterans 

Among the ten to twelve million veterans who are being separated gradually from the armed forces, 
there are a million or so expected to take advantage of the training financed under the "G. I. Bill." There may 
be a half million in the colleges and universities for longer or shorter periods. So far the universities with 
their varied vocational and semi-vocational offerings are drawing most of these. Perhaps they will continue to 
do so. But all colleges will have some. There are only a few at Maryville so far. This is due in part to the 
fact that College opened August 28, just fourteen days after Japan agreed to surrender and still five days 
before the official V-J Day. The return of veterans was not yet rapid. We expect some more veterans after 
Christmas; a good many are writing or visiting the campus. The return will be gradual and may never be 
very large at separate liberal arts colleges, but Maryville has a great deal to offer. I hope Alumni will counsel 
veterans concerning Maryville. Housing for married veterans promises to be a major problem. Finding living 
quarters in the town of Maryville is still as difficult as finding them in other war industry communities. We are 
exploring the possibilities of securing demountable houses now on government installations. 

Faculty Veterans 

Dr. Frank D. McClelland, Dean of Students, is back at the College after a leave of absence in military 
service. Rev. Raymond J. Dollenmayer, Associate Professor of Bible and Religious Education, is reported on 
his way back. Dean McClelland was a Major in the Marine Corps and Mr. Dollenmayer was a Chaplain with 
the rank of Lieutenant Commander in the Navy. Both men have been serving in the Pacific. They have a 
special place among the veterans whom we are happy to welcome back. Their coming makes the end of the 
war seem more certain, and the rebuilding of our faculty to full strength more definite. 

The Progress of the Year 

The number of girls who applied for entrance this fall was larger than for a number of years. We 
decided that since boys would not be entering in numbers for some time to come, we would send the bovs 
to smaller Memorial and use larger Carnegie for girls. Then suddenly came Japan's surrender and the likeli- 
hood that veterans would begin their return before spring. So we halted the admission of girls after assi^nin^ 
90 to Carnegie. For the first semester we have 391 girls and 66 boys in College, a total of 457. which is 
approximately sixty per cent of the number in the fall of 1940. We might have taken more girls but prefer 
to build up the total by boys as they. return from military service and are permitted to enter from high schools. 
We are not yet unduly concerned about numbers for they will gradually climb to normal.* 

The true index to progress is in the spirit and advancement of those who compose the college community, 
and by that measure this is a year of progress. The College has weathered the great depression and the great 
war free of indebtedness and with its financial condition sound. The spiritual tone is good and wholesome. 

And so I send my greetings to all Maryville Alumni on this fifteenth anniversary of assuming the re- 
sponsibilities of the President's office. My family and I arrived on the campus to make our home and 
begin our work on November 29, 1930. May God lead us all into the future. 

Sincerely yours, 

J\OJtfi^ /Uni^Lo -%^t 

November 29, 1945 
*See back page. President. 




®{j£ Alumni prroitottfa iffie^ag? 

Dear Fellow Alumni: 

1123 De Witte Drive 
Orlando, Florida 
October 31, 1945 

I know we are all anxious to see every copy of The Alumni Magazine and 
eagerly reach for it and scan it for news from friends scattered over the world. 
Many times my heart has been gladdened by a smiling, friendly face, an out' 
stretched hand, and this: "I am from Maryville." There are many in this country 
and over the world that are proud to say, "I am from Maryville." It is a great 
privilege to be able to say that. It is, also, a privilege to have the opportunity 
of supporting our Alumni Association, so let us not forget our dues. We must 
keep up our Magazine that brings us the news of our many college friends scattered 
over the world. 

We now have another opportunity that is more than worth while. There 
is hardly a limit to the extent we will go to honor the leaders of war. How- 
ever, some of our greatest achievements and some of the greatest sacrifices have 
been made in the time of peace, and in a quiet way that seldom attracts the attention 
of the world. It is proper that we honor those that have done outstanding 
service for their country in time of war; but we should not overlook those that 
have done great work in time of peace. Maryville College has an outstanding 
man, one whose work ranks high indeed. Dr. Samuel T. Wilson ranks among 
the great men of his time along educational lines. Still greater was his interest 
in every student under his care. The thousands of men and women throughout 
the country that had the privilege of being under his care, hold for him only 
the kindest feeling and the greatest respect. Let us now do the proper thing 
and rush our contributions for the Samuel T. Wilson Memorial. This will not 
only honor a great man but will be a great help to the students of Maryville 
in the future. 

I wish to take this opportunity to thank the College and Alumni for the 
thousands of dollars sent out to Africa for the work there. When I went out 
to begin that work there was no fund for starting a school. For the first few 
years it was hard sledding. For some years the College YMCA gave money to 
keep a native minister at work in China. Later this fund was taken over by the 
College and it was directed toward the work in Africa. It was, indeed, a God- 
send. Some of this money was used for the running expenses of the Frank 
James Industrial School, but most of it has been used for the erection of per- 
manent buildings. 

The first building to be erected was a brick and cement chapel, which we 
named The Maryville Chapel. It has an assembly room and two classrooms. 
The second building erected from this fund was a two-story cement structure and 
houses the tailor shop. The building is twenty-four by sixty feet, and is entirely 
termite proof. This prevents serious loss of cloth and finished clothing by the 
termites. The third building is for administration and storeroom space, and is 
termite proof also. 

The Industrial School is not now the most needy institution in the Mission. 
Several years ago a school for the children of missionaries was started. It was a 
wonderful help in making it possible for the missionary family to stay in the 
field until the children are ready for high school. Before the school was 
started, when the children were ready for school the mother had to remain in the 
homeland, and, in some cases, the entire family was lost to the Mission. 

When the war came families of three small missions back of us could not 
return home and the children were not able to go to school. Our school took 
in seven of these children. The need for enlargement of the dormitory was 
imperative. I assigned to this work $3000.00 of the money which Maryville 
College sent to me. This has enabled the workers of the smaller missions to 
remain in the field and give their children the advantage of school. This last 
term there were eight nations represented in the school. 

Sincerely yours, 

FRED H. HOPE, '06* 

*See Page 6, for death of Fred Hope. 



Although half of a year has passed since Commence- 
ment last May 21, it is thought that alumni at a dis- 
tance will still be interested in a report of the events. 

On Friday morning, May 11, President and Mrs. 
Lloyd had the Senior Breakfast at their home; this was 
being resumed after several years in which it was not 
held. The Senior Class Chapel was on Wednesday, 
May 16. This is the occasion on which senior caps 
and gowns first appear each year. The president of 
the senior class, Robert Seel, of Bradenton, Florida and 
Colombia, South America, presided; James Witherspoon 
of Rio, Illinois, read the Scripture lesson, Agnes Peter- 
son of Knoxville offered the morning prayer, Shirley 
Scott of Altoona, Pa., gave a reading taken from 
"Goodbye, Mr. Chips," and Marcia Keirn of Alcoa 
sang "When You're Away" and "Someday"; Betsy 
Burleigh, of Port Blakely, Wash., was organist. Then 
followed the ceremony in which the senior class 
turned over its seats to the juniors, with the newly 
elected president of the Class of 1946, Louise Corbett, 

The next Commencement events were on Friday. At 
the morning chapel service various prises were dis- 
tributed by Coach Honaker. In the evening the tra- 
ditional Commencement Play was resumed after an 
omission of two years. This time there were three 
one-act plays, "Overtones," "A Happy Journey," and 
"The Hour Glass." Mrs. West as usual gave inter- 
esting and effective productions. 

Alumni Day was Saturday and began with a pro- 
gram of music and drama at the morning chapel. In 
the afternoon President and Mrs. Lloyd held their 
annual reception. The Alumni Dinner in Pearsons 
Hall was a real success. The address was given by 
Mr. Commodore B. Fisher, 16, who had recently re- 
turned from Iran where he had been a missionary for 
twenty years. Incidentally he is now on the Maryville 
College faculty. A notable reunion was that of the 
Fifty- Year Class. In the business session of the 
Alumni Association reports of the Executive Secretary 
and other officers were made and officers for 1945- 
1946 were elected. Fred H. Hope,. '06, was elected 
president. Following the Dinner a band and orches- 
tra concert was given in front of Thaw Hall. It 
turned out to be pretty cold for May but a sizable 
group enjoyed the concert nevertheless. 

At the Baccalaureate Service on Sunday morning 
Chaplain Lester E. Bond, '15, Rev. Thomas A. 
Graham, pastor of the New Providence Church which 
joined our service as the custom is, and Rev. George 
W. Hanners, father of one of the seniors, took part. 
President Lloyd's sermon was on the subject, "The 
Things That Were Heard," the text being from Heb. 
2:1 — "Therefore, we ought to give the more earnest 
heed to the things that were heard, lest haply we drift 
away from them." The Senior Music Hour at four 
and the Vesper Service at seven completed the day's 
program. The Vesper preacher was Rev. Dr. Edward 
N. Caldwell, whose daughter was a member of the 
graduating class. 



The program of Founders' and Homecoming Day, 
which was observed on October 27, appears on the 
inside of the front cover of this issue of the Alumni 
Magazine. Letters went out to all alumni and a con- 
siderable number were present. 

At the Founders' 
Day Service in the 
Chapel Justice 
Wiley Blount Rut- 
ledge of the Su- 
preme Court of the 
United States de- 
livered a significant 
address on the sub- 
ject, "Who Has 
Won the War?" 
The College con- 
ferred upon him 
the honorary de- 
gree of Doctor of 

As stated in the 
JUSTICE RUTLEDGE citation, Wiley Rut- 

ledge attended 
Maryville College five years, two in the Preparatory 
Department and three in the College, and then at- 
tended the University of Wisconsin for one year re- 
ceiving there his bachelor's degree. In his remarks 
on Founders' Day he said, "I am glad to return to 
Maryville College, which I have always considered my 
real alma mater, to receive at long last my degree." 

Various representatives of the legal profession were 
guests at both the Founders' Day service and the 
Homecoming barbeque. Included among them were 
the Knox County and Blount County Bar Associations, 
Judge George C. Taylor of the U. S. District Court, 
Judge Xenophon Y. Hicks of the U. S. Circuit Court 
of Appeals, Attorney General Roy H. Beeler, '06, of 
the State of Tennessee, and others. 

The Homecoming arrangements were in charge of 
the Executive Committee of the Alumni Association 
with Charles F. Webb, '27, Vice President, presiding 
and Mary Gamble, '33, chairman of the committee, 
and James R. Smith, '35, Executive Secretary, coordinat- 
ing the plans. The weather was ideal, clear, and mild, 
and the trees were in gorgeous color. 

The presence and address of Wiley Rutledge re- 
ceived wide publicity not only in the Maryville and 
Knoxville papers but also in Associated Press dis- 
patches. He arrived early Saturday morning and re- 
turned to Washington Sunday evening, being a guest 
of President and Mrs. Lloyd while in Maryville. A 
group of fellow students of college days met for break- 
fast Saturday. There was a trip into the Smoky 
Mountains National Park Saturday afternoon, and he 
attended church with the Lloyds on Sunday morning. 
Between other events there was a short student forum 
sponsored by the YWCA, YMCA, and International 
Relations Club at which Justice Rutledge answered 
questions, off the record, about current national and 
international affairs. 

The Homecoming program was concluded Saturday 
night with a concert by the Maryville College Little 
Symphony Orchestra. 




The 70th series 
of the February 
Meetings will be 
held from Febru- 
ary 7 to 15. The 
preacher will be 
the Rev. Luther 
E. Stein, D.D., 
Secretary of the 
Division of 
Church R e 1 a - 
tions, P r e s b y - 
terian Board of 
Christian Educa- 
tion, Philadeh 
phia, Pa. 

The College is 

especially grate- 

ful to Dr. Stein 

for undertaking 

this import ant 

ministry because 
DR. STEIN i( . was not unt jj 

early in January that the call was extended to him. 
Dr. Clifford E. Barbour, of Knoxville, Tennessee, had 
planned to render this service but an accident in which 
his hip was broken made it necessary to find another 
leader. An urgent call went to Dr. Stein and he 
generously put aside other responsibilities and accepted 
the task. The Alumni Magazine extends sincere 
sympathy to Dr. Barbour. All who had the privilege 
of being present in 1938 or in 1942 when he was the 
leader of the Meetings realize what a great contribu- 
tion he makes in such leadership and would have made 
again this year. 

The College is fortunate in securing so strong a 
man to take his place. Dr. Stein lived in the Middle 
West where he graduated from Hastings College, 
Nebraska; went to the Pacific Coast to San Francisco 
Theological Seminary; served as a pastor in San Fran- 
cisco, Berkley, and Glendale at Los Angeles; and went 
East to assume his present important duties with the 
Presbyterian Board of Christian Education in 1942. 
He is a man of contagious Christian personality and 
an effective preacher to young and old alike. 

The 1946 February Meetings will be the twenty- 
fourth series for Dr. Stnngham as song leader. This 
means that more than five college generations have sat 
and stood and sung under his leadership. His contribu- 
tion to the influence of the Meetings is cause for grati- 
tude by all Maryville alumni. 

Maryville College people everywhere are asked to 
keep the February dates in mind and to pray for lead- 
ers, faculty, and students, that God may do a great 
spiritual work on the old campus in these first post- 
war Meetings. 

Dr. Verton M. Queener, '24, Professor of History 
and Chairman of the Division of Social Sciences, who 
has been on leave of absence in Government war work 
at Washington since the summer of 1943, will return 
to his duties at the College next fall. 

Fred H. Hope, '06, President of the Alumni Associa- 
tion, died in Orlando, Florida, on January 4, 1946, and 
was buried beside his wife, in Winona Lake, Indiana, 
on January 9. 

This issue of the Alumni Magazine, long delayed by 
congested schedules, carries his message written in the 
fall as President of the Maryville College Alumni As- 
sociation. He came to Maryville in October for the 
Homecoming and Founder's Day, but after staying 
overnight became so ill that he was forced to leave. 
He had been in failing health for some months. In 
November he returned for the Directors' meeting and 
the Fred Hope Drive, giving two impressive addresses 
at the College and one in town. All were concerned 
by his loss of fifty pounds in weight and his struggle 
against an illness which he thought was wholly arth- 
ritis. One of the largest sums ever subscribed to the 
Fred Hope Fund ($1,135) resulted from his visit even 
though the student body is smaller than normal, and he 
was happy over that. 

He went from Maryville to Orlando and within a 
few days was seriously ill in the hospital. He was 
told he had cancer and he wrote his friends calmly 
that he was nearing the end, which did come soon. 

The name of Fred Hope has been well known on the 
Maryville campus since he entered as a student in the 
Preparatory Department in 1897. He was a vigorous 
personality as a student and one year proposed and 
carried through a campaign on the, campus to raise 
money for foreign missions. The plan became an an- 
nual one and when he went to Africa as a missionary 
in 1907, it became the Fred Hope Drive for raising a 
Fred Hope Fund to be sent to him each year for such 
use as he desired to make of it. This brought Fred 
Hope's name and life and work before the student body 
and faculty every year. He has done many things with 
the money. The last letter he wrote to the College be- 
fore his death was to arrange for sending one thousand 
dollars to the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions 
to help complete a dormitory' at the Hope School for 
Missionary Children at Elat.* The College will con- 
tinue to raise a Fred Hope Fund each year to be used 
for foreign missions. 

Fred Hope graduated at Maryville College in 1906, in 
the first class to receive diplomas in Voorhees Chapel, 
married Lou F. Johnston of Montgomery, Ohio, also a 
member of the Class of 1906, went with her in 1907 
to West Africa, then "known as the white man's grave- 
yard" (to use his words), buried his wife there in 1908, 
organized and developed the Frank James Industrial 
School in Elat, West Africa, and continued as its head 
until his retirement last winter. In time he married 
Roberta Brown, who spent most of his missionary years 
with him in Africa. She died of cancer while in the 
United States on furlough in 1942. He started back 
to Africa on a freighter in July 1942 and arrived in 
October. There are five daughters, four of whom at- 
tended Maryville College: Arta Grace, '34 (Mrs. Ran- 
dolph Shields), Elisabeth, ex-'36, Esther (Mrs. Max 
Powers), Roberta, '42, and Winifred, '43. Elisabeth is 
a missionary in Africa, now on furlough in this country. 

In 1926, twenty years after his graduation, Fred 
Hope was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of 


Laws by his Alma Mater. Ten years later he was elect- 
ed a Director of the College and at the time of his 
death was President of the Alumni Association. 

He was officially retired when he reached the age 
of seventy on March 9, 1945. The arrangements were 
for him to continue in Africa until the fall of 1945, 
but illness forced him to come home even ahead of 
retirement and he arrived in this country February 16, 
1945. He sold his home in Winona Lake where he had 
spent his furloughs and bought a home in Orlando, 
Florida, next door to that of Dr. H. L. Weber, who had 
been a fellow missionary and his physician during all 
his years in Africa. He and his sister had just moved 
in when his illness became critical. Rev. Dr. Robert 
H. McCaslin, '03, conducted the funeral services in 
Orlando, and Mr. T. N. Brown, Ex. '20, of Lima, 
Ohio, represented the College at the services at Winona 

Fred Hope has been one of the great heroes of faith 
and one of the most useful graduates ever to go out 
from Maryville College. 


The College did not conduct a summer session this 
year, the wartime need for such a program having 
passed. The summer session was inaugurated as part 
of the 1 - wartime accelerated program in 1942. For 
three summers there were summer terms with the fol- 
lowing attendance: there were 158 students in 1942; 
110 in 1943; 40 in 1944. This would not indicate that 
the need and demand for a summer school are sufficient 
to justify the considerable expense and adjustments in- 
volved in conducting one. Students living in the 
Maryville and Knoxville area can and customarily do 
attend the University of Tennessee summer school. 
Interested students living in other areas find it possible 
and often desirable to attend summer schools near their 
homes. Therefore, it has been decided to return to the 
pre-war plan of conducting only Fall and Spring Sem- 
esters. If need and demand appear later the question 
will be reconsidered. There is some possibility that re- 
turning veterans may change the picture, although the 
Government does not require continuous attendance 
under its veterans' aid program. 

The College's administrative offices are always busy 
all summer, with the staff members taking limited va- 
cations on an arranged schedule. Elsewhere there is 
reference to some of the property improvements made 
by the maintenance staff. 

In the summers of 1943 and 1944, the presence of 
the Army Air Forces College Training Program made it 
necessary to limit greatly the number of young people's 
and other church conferences which had been meeting 
on the campus in increasing numbers for some years. 
But in 1945, in spite of continued travel and food ra- 
tioning, the following conferences were entertained: 
two young people's conferences of the Presbyterian 
Church in the USA; two young people's conferences 
of the Presbyterian Church in the US (Southern); a 
streamlined meeting of the Synod and Synodical Society 
of Mid-South; an organising meeting of the West- 
minster Fellowship of the Synod. These occupied most 
of the time from Commencement to the first of July. 


Through the generosity of a friend of the College 
who wishes to remain anonymous, there has been pur- 
chased and installed a very fine master clock to 
control clocks and bells throughout the campus. The 
master clock is in the Personnel Office in Anderson 
Hall. There have been purchased also nine secondary 
clocks and ten six-inch bells which will be installed in 
various buildings as soon as wire necessary for the 
connections can be secured. The war shortages still 
apply to wire. The secondary clocks will be regulated 
automatically each hour so that the whole system will 
be in harmony. 

This is a very valuable addition to the equipment 
of the College. There has been a clock which controlled 
certain gongs and which did faithful service but there 
has never been a real clock system. This new instal- 
lation is an up-to-date one and will help greatly in the 
general life and work of the College. 


Some months ago the Presbyterian Board of Chris- 
tian Education decided to make a moving picture and 
perhaps a series of pictures depicting the history, the 
character, and the service of the Presbyterian colleges. 
Mr. Hamilton MacFadden, an experienced moving pic- 
ture director formerly connected with the Fox studios 
in Hollywood, was engaged to prepare the script and 
produce the pictures. A committee of Presbyterian col- 
lege presidents, of which President Lloyd was one, 
spent two days in Philadelphia late in the summer 
mapping out plans that might be followed. A profes- 
sional moving picture crew was engaged to visit the 
campuses of five or six Presbyterian colleges. For two 
days late in September the Maryville campus was 
almost literally turned into a Hollywood studio. A 
considerable number of scenes were filmed here. Fac- 
ulty members are shown as Pilgrim fathers, as mem- 
bers of the United States Supreme Court a century 
and quarter ago, and in other roles. Individual stu- 
dents and groups of students took part in the various 
scenes, some outdoors and some indoors. 

The crew then went on to other colleges and at 
present the picture is in process of completion. This 
was to be done in New York and Hollywood. It is 
hoped that the film will be ready for its first showing 
soon after the first of the year. Because of the large 
part that was taken at Maryville there is some hope 
that the premier showing may be at Maryville. No 
individual college's name will appear but Maryville 
graduates who see the picture will certainly recognise 
the places and some of the people. 

This is to be a 16 mm. sound black and white 
film running about twenty minutes and is intended 
not for the commercial theaters but for use by churches,, 
colleges, schools, clubs, and the like. There will be 
enough copies made for rather wide distribution 
throughout the country and it is suggested Maryville 
alumni urge their churches and schools to request 
the; film from the Presbyterian Board of Christian 
Education, Witherspoon Building, Philadelphia. 






years on the Board. This is 
service not often equaled. 

The Synod of Mid' 
South of the Presby- 
terian Church in the 
U. S. A. in June re- 
elected the following 
persons as Directors 
of Maryville College 
for terms of three 
years: Rev. Milton 
Wilbert Brown, Cin- 
cinnati; Rev. John 
Baxter Creswell, 
K n o x v i 1 1 e ; Rev. 
Frank Moore Cross, 
Birmingham; Rev. 
John Samuel Eakin, 
Knoxville; Miss 
Clemmie Jane Henry, 
Maryville; Judge 
Samuel O'Grady 
Houston, Knoxville; 
Rev. James Lewers 
Hyde, Walnut, 
North Carolina; Miss 
Nellie Pearl Mc- 
Campbell, Knoxville; 
Rev. William Bar- 
row Pugh, Philadel- 
phia; Rev. Robert 
M. Stimson, Chat- 

At the same time 
the following new 
Directors were elect- 
ed: F. Edward Bark- 
ley, Knoxville; Rev. 
Dr. John H. Gard- 
ner, Jr., Pastor of 
the First Presbyter- 
ian Church, Balti- 
more; and Rev. Dr. 
Herman L. Turner, 
Pastor of the Cov- 
enant Presbyterian 
Church, Atlanta. 

Rev. John Samuel 
Eakin, reelected for 
three years, is the 
senior member of 
the Board of Direc- 
tors, having now 
completed fifty-three 
a record of official 


The Rev. Robert M. Stimson, D. D., died at 
Chattanooga, January 4, 1946, where he had been 
pastor of the Second Presbyterian Church for 18 
years, having succeeded Dr. A. E. Elmore who was 
Chairman of the Board of Directors of Maryville 
College for a number of years. 

Dr. Stimson was a Director of Maryville College 
for ten years and received the honorary degree of 
Doctor of Divinity from Maryville in 1928. He had 
been in ill health for some time and had asked for 
the dissolution of the pastoral ties between himself 
and the Second Church only a few weeks prior to 
his death. 

He was buried in Chattanooga January 6, 1946. 
The funeral service was conducted by the Rev. Drs. 
Robert B. Hamilton, Pastor of the North Side Pres- 
byterian Church, and Ralph Waldo Lloyd, President 
of Maryville College. 

John H. Webb, Ex. '86, died at the home of his 
daughter, Mrs. David Proffitt, at Maryville, October 
7, 1945. For many years Mr. Webb had been a 
Director of Maryville College and showed an active 
interest in the students as well as the institution. He 
had been in business in Knoxville until about eight years 
ago, when he retired to his Maryville home, so well 
known to many students, on High Street. He had 
been a member of the New Providence Presbyterian 
Church for 65 years. He lacked a month of being 
87 years old. 

Mrs. R. B. Irwin (Etha Morton, Ex-'91) died Septem- 
ber 30, 1945. 

Ralph G. Levering, '95, died at his home, Glen 
Orchard, Ararat, Virginia, May 28, 1945, one week 
after he was present on the campus to celebrate with 
his Fifty-Year Classmates, May 19, 1945. 

Clay Cunningham, '00, died at his home, Lakeland, 
Fla., January 17, 1946. He was a clerk of the County 
Court at Maryville for ten years, business manager for 
Lincoln Memorial University four years, and went to 
Florida in 1926. He established a furniture business in 
Lakeland and remained there until April, 1945, when 
he retired because of ill health. Burial was in Oak 
Hill Park, Lakeland. 

Fred Hope, '06 (see article). 

Bascom S. Jones, '06, died at St. Mary's Hospital, 
Knoxville, December 16, 1945. He was at home at 
2111 Laurel Avenue, Knoxville. After graduation from 
Lane Theological Seminary he became a Presbyterian 
minister. Interment was in Highland Memorial Ceme- 

James P. Jewell, '10, died August 3, 1945, Corwin, 
Kansas. He was drowned while trying to save a 

Mrs. Nellie Johnston Beeler, '12, died at her home in 
Hamilton, Ohio, March 12, 1944. 

David L. Quinn, Ex. '19, died in Knoxville, Novem- 
ber 20, 1945. He had been a deputy collector of 
internal revenue. 

Rollin Howard Marquis, '21, died suddenly, Friday 
night, October 26, 1945, at Elmira, New York. 

J. T. Barrett, husband of Mary Helen Crowder, '28, 
died on March 10, 1943. 

Mrs. Weldon Hina (Alice Woods, '30) died in 
November, 1945, at Fort Sanders Hospital, Knoxville. 
She left her husband (Ex. '33), two daughters, Marian 
and Janet, and a son, Edward. She was buried in 
Grand View Cemetery at Maryville. 

Lt. James V. Chittick, Ex. '36, killed in action in 
Germany, August, 1944. 

Gero Piper, Ex. '44, killed in action, December 24, 
1944, in Luxembourg. From England he was assigned 
to clerical duty at 3rd Army Headquarters, but asked 


for transfer to combat service. With the 2nd Infantry 
he was in the battle of Lorraine until December 20 
when his Division was sent to Luxembourg. Soon 
after their arrival in the winter bulge battle, he was 

Mrs. John A. McCall (Martha Ann Love) died on 
December 1, 1945. She was the mother of Newt, Earl, 
and Stella McCall, all of whom attended Maryville 
College, and she was a sister to Mrs. Samuel O'Grady 
Houston whose husband is Chairman of the Board of 
Directors of Maryville College. 


On Commencement 
Day the Directors 
met at eight-thirty 
and the Commence' 
ment Exercises came 
at ten'thirty. The 
speaker was Presi' 
dent Charles C. 
Sherrod, of East 
Tennessee State Col- 
lege. There were 
fifty-six seniors pres- 
ent to receive de- 
grees, a small war- 
time class. Thirteen 
members of the class 
had received degrees 
at the end of the 
first semester. 


Honorary degrees 
were conferred upon 
Professor Willi am 
Houston Keeble, of 
Randolph - Macon 
College, Ashland, 
Virginia, a former 
student of Maryville 
College (Mrs. Keeble 
was Nell McSpad- 
den, '97) ; and upon 
Rev. George J. Cres- 
well, Pastor of the 
Second Methodist 
Church, Knoxville. 
Six of the eight liv- 
ing members of the Class of 1895 were present and 
were awarded Fifty-Year Certificates. 

It was a good Commencement and we hope it was 
the last wartime Commencement in our generation. 


As you see this issue is very late. We have anx- 
iously striven over it, but our lack of help and many 
other factors have been too much for us this time. We 
thought that when the war was over we should be able 
to get most any of the former normal services and 
materials and be back on schedule, but in many ways 
the job has been more difficult than at any time 
during the war. 


Since this issue had to be held open so long, we 
continued to add news items to keep it as up to date 
as possible. We shall stamp them all "DELAYED" 
to account for items later than the October dating. 

Your office is not alone in this situation: many 
other institutional periodicals have been arriving late 
on our desk. This fact gives only the comfort of 

The financial statement appears below. Note that 
last year is a record breaking year for alumni dues, 
but also for association expenditures. Our balance 
remains about the same. Also let us remember that 
the balance is an operating balance; it is not a reserve, 
but all that we have to run the Association until dues 
come in the spring. In spite of the above record of 
dues remittances, only slightly more than 18 percent 
of our living alumni arc represented. The number 
constantly grows and there is yet hope for a strong 
and serviceable Association. 

Balance on hand, June 30, 1944 $ 834.11 

Received in Alumni Dues, 1944-1945 1,213.50 

Received from other sources 83.05 

Total Receipts _..... $2,1 30.66 

*Disbursements ...._ $ 947. 3 1 

Balance on hand, June 30, 1945 $1,183.35 

Bank Balance as of June 30, 1945 _ $1,183.35 

*Itemisation on file in the College Treasurer's 
Office and in the Alumni Office. 

The Alumni Reunion day during Commencement 
this year is Wednesday, May 22. This represents a 
departure from past practice. Do not let it slip by 
you. Begin now to plan to be with us and let us 
know of your intention as soon as you can so that we 
can have time and information for preparation. J.R.S. 



August 28 — New students report 

October 27 — Founders 1 and Homecoming Day 

November 20 — Fall Meeting of the Directors 

December 16 — "The Messiah" 

December 20 — Fall Semester closes 


January 16 — Spring Semester opens 
February 6-14 — February Meetings 

April 11-12 — Comprehensive Examinations for Seniors, 
and National Cooperative Tests for Sophomores 
May 1 — May Day Festival 
May 19 — Baccalaureate Sunday 
May 21 — Alumni Day; Alumni Banquet 
May 22 — Commencement Day 


Fifty- Year Class 1896 

The Twenty-Five Year Class is 1921 

Block one is 1933 Block two is 1914 Block three is 1896 

1932 1913 1895 

1931 1912 1894 

1930 1911 1893 


dean McClelland returns 

dean McClelland 

As this is written Dr. 
Frank D. McClelland, Dean 
of Students at Maryville 
College since 1937, is in 
Washington preparing to 
resume his duties at Mary 
ville after being on leave 
of absence since March, 
1943, serving as an officer 
in the U. S. Marines. 

He returns as Major Mc- 
Clelland. There may be 
some uncertainty on the 
campus as to whether to 
call him Dean or Doctor or 
Major, but all will be glad to welcome him back. 

For more than a year he was attached to Marine 
Headquarters in Washington, in charge of important 
educational programs in the Signal Section of the 
Marine Corps. He was then sent to the Pacific and 
went into Okinawa on the first day of the invasion, 
was there through all the fighting and for a consider- 
able period after Japan's surrender. He was then 
commander of a battalion at Camp Catlin, contiguous 
to Pearl Harbor. In October he landed in San Fran- 
cisco and early in November reached Washington 
where his wife and two boys lived during his year 
in the Pacific war area. 

Major McClelland was with the Marines on the 
Western Front in World War I. With his distinguished 
military service in two wars, his experience as a 
teacher, dean, and president of Pikeville College before 
coming to Maryville, and his years as Dean of Stu- 
dents at Maryville, he is an ideal man to deal with 
returning veterans and other young people in the 
postwar years. 

He and his family are to live in the house beside 
the football field on the campus which was occupied 
for some fifteen years by the late Treasurer Fred L. 
Proffitt and his family, during the past two years by 
the Gates and the Fishers, and in earlier years by the 
Mathes, Bassetts, and Gillinghams. 


Miss Almira E. Jewell, 
Assistant Professor of His- 
tory, requested and was 
granted retirement from 
active service on the Fac- 
ulty at the end of the col- 
lege year of 1944-1945. 
For a full year she had 
been on leave of absence 
because of illness. She 
had hoped to be able to 
return to teaching, but 
found this to be impos- 
sible although her health 
MISS JEWELL has improved. 

She was one of the veteran members of the Faculty, 
having begun her service in the Preparatory Depart- 
ment in 1911, three years after receiving the B. A. 
degree from Maryville College. In 1923 she became 


a teacher in the College department. Her years of 
active work at Maryville were thirty-two, and for 
thirty-three, that is for a third of a century, her name 
appeared among the Faculty. 

Miss Jewell is dividing her time between Maryville 
and Benton, Tennessee, and when in Maryville is 
seen in nice weather on the campus. 

Her sterling Christian character, her loyalty to Mary- 
ville College ideals, her friendly attitude, and her 
steady devotion to her teaching responsibilities will be 
remembered with gratitude by former Maryville stu- 
dents everywhere. 


The changes which continue to be caused by war 
developments in all areas of American life inevitably 
affect college faculties in various ways. The openings 
in the armed forces and government departments for 
faculty members, the absence of most civilian men 
students from college, and the closing of the Army 
Air Forces College Training Programs, during the past 
three or four years have added to the number of 
faculty and staff members leaving the College per- 
manently or temporarily. And now that the return 
of men students has begun and the number of applica- 
tions of women likewise has increased, the rebuilding of 
the faculty and staff to normal sise is in progress. 

President Lloyd has given the Alumni Magazine the 
following information. Dr. Frank D. McClelland, Dean 
of Students, and Mr. A. F. Pieper, of the Social 
Science faculty, were on Okinawa when the war ended, 
both as officers in the Marines. Major McClelland has 
returned to his work at the College (see report else- 
where). Lt. Pieper is back in this country but still in 
service. Rev. R. J. Dollenmayer, of the Bible and Re- 
ligious Education faculty, has just been discharged from 
the Navy after his return from service as a Chaplain 
in the Pacific. Dr. Verton M. Queener has been in 
Washington with the Department of Agriculture since 
the summer of 1943, commuting occasionally to Mary- 
ville where Mrs. Queener continues to teach physical 
education at the college. 

Mrs. Bonnie Hudson Brown, Assistant Professor of 
Biology, and John A. Davis, Assistant Professor of 
Physical Education, are on leaves of absence for the 
year, the former teaching in Maryville High School 
and the latter teaching and coaching in Central High 
School, Knoxville. 

The following have joined the faculty and staff 
this fall: Miss Hazel L. Eddins, B. A. Maryville Col- 
lege 1939, of Birmingham, Alabama, Instructor in Phy- 
sical Education and assistant in the women's dormi- 
tories; Commodore B. Fisher, B. A. Maryville Col- 
lege 1916, M. A. University of Kentucky, for the past 
twenty years in Iran, Associate Professor of History; 
Clinton Hancock Gillingham, M. A., D. D. Maryville 
College, Visiting Professor of Bible (see note elsewhere 
in this issue) ; William Curtis Hughes, of Mayfield, 
Kentucky, B. M. Ed. Murray State College, Instructor 
in Music, working in the fields of voice and organ; 
Miss Grace Weller, of Lexington, Kentucky, Mus. M. 
Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Instructor in Piano; 
Holmes Wilhelm, of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 
M. A. University of North Carolina, Assistant Pro- 
fessor of German and Spanish; W. E. Wilson, of 
Selma, Alabama, M. A. University of Alabama, As- 





sistant Professor of Social Science; Mrs. J. Willis Hay- 
thorn, of Maryville, and Mrs. T. Edward Henderson 
(Dorothy Buchanan, Maryville College '42), of Knox- 
ville, Assistants in the Treasurer's Office. Mrs. Emma 
Lee Worley, of Maryville, Head of Carnegie Hall, 
which is a girls' dormitory this year, is rejoining the 
dormitory staff after an absence of eight years; she 
rendered similar service for the sixteen years preceding 
1937. Miss Elizabeth H. Jackson, Assistant Professor 
of English since 1935, who gave full time last year 
in the Student-Help Office, is this year dividing her 
time between that office and teaching. 

Dr. John A. Gates, Associate Professor of Bible and 
Religious Education, resigned at the end of the last 
college year to accept a position as Dean and Profes- 
sor in his alma mater, Parsons College, Fairfield, Iowa. 
He joined the Maryville faculty in January, 1940, and 
has rendered an excellent service. 

Last spring Dr. Ralph S. Collins, who has been 
Associate Professor of German and French since 1935, 
entered Government service under the Department of 
State and is now at Marburg, Germany. He hopes his 
family will be permitted to join him there. Dr. Hill 
Shine, Associate Professor of English since 1932, left 
during the past summer to teach English in the army 
educational program in Europe and is now at Biarritz, 

Miss Almira E. Jewell, who during the college year 
of 1944-1945 was on leave of absence, because of ill- 
ness, retired from the faculty in May, 1945. An ar- 
ticle concerning her service appears elsewhere in these 

Other losses since the last college year are: Mrs. 
Stella M. Evans, Assistant to the Head of Baldwin 
Hall, who died May 18, 1945; Miss Rachel L. Shobert, 



Instructor in Music, who resigned to accept a position 
at her alma mater, the College of Wooster; Mrs. Marie 
Parsons Cundiff, Assistant in the Alumni Office, who 
has gone with her daughter to accept a position in 
Honolulu where her son was already located; Miss 
Marjorie G. Orcutt, '40, Assistant in the Student-Help 
Office, who was married June S to Rev George C. 
Tibbetts, '42; and Mrs. Margaret W. Williamson, As- 
sistant in the Treasurer's office, who resigned because 
of health. 


The College welcomed back to the campus and the 
classroom this year Rev. Dr. Clinton Hancock Gilling- 
ham, for more than twenty years head of the Depart- 
ment of Bible and for much of that time Registrar of 
the College. In 1929 he accepted the position of 
President of the Philadelphia School for Christian 
Workers (later Tennent College). When Tennent 
College became part of Princeton Theological Seminary, 
Dr. Gillingham was elected President Emeritus of Ten- 
nent and a year or so ago returned to Maryville and 
bought a home. When Dr. Gates left, Dr. Gillingham 
kindly agreed to serve as Visiting Professor of Bible 
this year. 


Painting was the principal improvement activity on 
the campus this past summer. Workmen of all kinds 
were and still are exceedingly scarce and expensive, 
but the College was fortunate enough to get a really 
large amount of painting done. The Dining Hall was 
painted throughout, a large job. Two thirds of 
Baldwin and all of Memorial Hall rooms were painted. 
About 75 rooms in Pearsons and 80 in Carnegie had 
walls or floors or both painted. A large proportion 
of furniture in Pearsons and Baldwin was refinished. 
Ever since the Army left, the Carnegie furniture has 
been undergoing repair and refinishing in our shop, 
partly because of hard wear by the Army, but chiefly 
because it needed it anyway. The first and second 
halls of Bartlett were plastered and the halls, reading 
and game rooms, and auditorium were painted. 

The maintenance department under Mr. Black and 
"Brownie" Brown have done a heroic job keeping the 
grounds and buildings in shape, in view of scarcity of 
labor and materials. All in all the plant is in good 
condition, some parts of it even in better condition 
than ever before. The labor and materials shortage 
has not been relieved very much in this area as yet. 




There are three members of the Faculty and Staff 
who during the past year completed twenty-five 
years of active service at Maryville College. Their 
names are therefore added to those on the "Twenty 
Five Year Honor Roll." Including them, there are 
now fourteen members of the Faculty and Staff whose 
period of service is twenty-five years or more. The 
three who have just joined the list are as follows: 

Dr. Horace E. 

Orr, Professor of 
Religion and Phil- 
osophy, and Chair- 
man of the Division 
of Bible, Philoso- 
phy, and Education, 
completed twenty- 
five years of service 
on the Maryville 
College Faculty at 
the middle of the 
last • collegiate year. 
He will be up to 
the twenty-six-year 
mark when the sec- 
ond semester of the 
present year opens. 
When he joined 
the Faculty in January, 1920, he was returning to his 
Alma Mater where he had been a student from 1908 
to 1912. In 1915 he completed his theological course 
at Lane Seminary, Cincinnati, and then served as a 
pastor for five years. In 1924 while on the Mary- 
ville Faculty, he received the M. A. degree from the 
University of Tennessee and in 1926 the honorary 
D.D. degree from Maryville College. During parts of 
two years he pursued graduate work at Northwestern 
University. Dr. Orr is recognised as one of the most 
loyal and inspiring teachers in the College's long his- 
tory, and the influence of his life and work is great. 

Mrs. James H. 
McMurray, Mana- 
ger of the College 
Maid Shop, came 
to the Maryville 
Faculty in Septem- 
ber, 1920, f r o m 
Oberlin College 
where she had 
served as teacher 
and dietitian for 
two years. At 
Maryville she be- 
came Head of the 
Home Economics 
Department and 
her husband, Dr. 
James H. McMur- 
ray, Professor of 
Political and Social Science. Dr. McMurray served 
until his untimely death in 1938. Mrs. McMurray, as 
Head of the Home Economics Department, began to 
develop a plan of making and marketing clothing 
articles, both for laboratory and student-aid purposes. 

By 1927 the College Maid Shop had grown to such 
proportions that she gave up her teaching to devote 
her full time to the Shop. In time she made it one of 
the most impressive work projects for students to be 
found anywhere. For the past five years the Shop 
has given practically all its time to making uniforms 
for Navy nurses. Mrs. McMurray is the creator 
and genius back of the Shop and its fascinating story. 



Mr. E. E. Mc- 

r Curry became Proc- 

tor o f Carnegie 
Hall in the fall of 
1920 and also Su- 
pervisor of Men's 
Residence in 1936. 
He had some time 
before been a stu- 
dent in the Prepara- 
tory Department 
and then the Col- 
lege for a number 
of years and a stu- 
dent assistant in the 
dormitory. He com- 
pleted his work for 
the B. A. degree at 
Maryville and for 
the M. S. degree (in Education) at the University of 
Tennessee in 1937 while on full duty. "Mr. Mac," as 
he is universally called among Maryville College peo- 
ple, admittedly has one of the hard jobs in the Col- 
lege; but he has the respect and affection of eight 
generations of students, and he is indiscourageably 
loyal to those he calls "Maryville College men." 


Henrietta Smith, '25, to Clinton D. Bowman. 

Earle W. Crawford, '35, to Helen Seivers. 

Esther Sommers, '38, to John Stager Stemple. 

Robert M. Rich. '38, to Eva Albert. 

Rudolph Herr Wissler, '35, to Sara Margaret Bolton, '39. 

Virginia Pitts, '39, to Edwin G. Bruce. 

Mildred Sara Dallas, '39, to J. Edward Paul. 

Dorothy Elizabeth Hill, Ex. '40, to Proctor Twichell. 

Suzanne B. Fickes, '40, to Nathaniel B. Egleston. 

Hallie Jane Brunson, '40, to George Oakes. 

Marjorie Orcutt, '04, to George C. Tibbetts, '42. 

James O. Jarrell, '40, to Beulah Mae Pierce. 

Verna Jocelyn Ball, '40, to John T. Haney. 

William Bearden Felknor, '41, to Cecilia Pflanze. 

William E. Baird, '41, to Aileen Pemberton. 

Thomas M. Cragan, '41, to Mary Darden, '41. 

Eldon Seamons, '41, to Margery F. Pixley. 

Miriam Nethery, '41, to Walter Thomas Smith, Jr. 

Eugene W. Reid, '41, to Rachel Elizabeth McLaurin. 

Blanche Marie Fawcett, '41, to Fred Cooper. 

Dorothy Buchanan, '42, to Thomas Edward Henderson, Ex. '44. 

Charlotte M. Colby, Ex. '42, to Arne T. Anderson. 

Robert Harlan Husk, Ex. '42, to Cedra Bueno. 

Phyllis Marion Johns, '42, to Andrew Gehrmann. 

Sara Crider, '43, to Hugh Kenyon Leishmann, '42. 

Douglas D. Roseborough, '43, to Barbara Jean Burnett, Ex. '46. 

Glenn H. Hewins, Ex. '43, to Joyce L. Parham, '42. 

Edward R. Rowley, Jr., '43, to Esther Ann Winn, '43. 

Donald R. Hopkins, '43, to Ruth Huff. 

Joseph Suitor, '43, to Mable Clatfelter. 

Helen Airheart, '43, to a Mr. Rose. 

Marianne Coleman, Ex. '43, to Lindsay Kerr Bishop. 

Robert Mair, '43, to "a nurse from Philadelphia." 

Frances E. Sisk, '43, to Curtis W. Wright, Ex. '42. 

Lois Jeanne Howarth, '44, to Edward J. Thome. 

John C. Taylor, '44, to Aldyn Graham, Ex. '47. 


Katharine Liddell, Ex. '44, to Joseph Elmore Stickney. 
Nettie Rose Spraker, '44, to Oliver Allen Holt. 
Dorothy K. Gredig, '44 to Albert Doctor, Jr., Ex. '44. 
Harold R. Eaken, '44, to Velma Mae Durbin, Ex. '47. 
Jefferson Breazeale, Ex. '45, to Winona Mae Peterson. 
Beverly Jackson, '45, to John David McDaniel, '42. 
Dorothy Elaine Woods, '45, to William R. Powell. 
Bette Jeane Kennedy, Ex. '45, to William S. Dubel III. 
Ethel Park, Ex. '45, to James Hogue, Ex. '45. 
Charles Talbott, Ex. '45, to Jean McNeilly. 
C. Ellen Pascoe, '45, to Oscar Lee Lippard, Jr., '43. 
Margaret Rose Garden, Ex. '46, to C. B. Rowntree, Jr. 


Mr. and Mrs. John C. Crawford, Jr., '27, (America Moore, 

'28) a son, Duncan Venable, November 18, 1945. 
Mr. and Mrs. W. Cecil Crow, '24, a son, Cecil, Jr., 

July 20, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Joe C. Gamble, '26, a son, Douglas Andrew, 

December 10, '45. 
Dr. and Mrs. R. V. Taylor, '28, a daughter, Jean, May 

20, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. W. F. Sharp (Ruth Taylor, '29), a daughter, 

September 1, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. F. Alvin McCann, '31 (Barbara Lyle, '32), a 

son, Donald Malcolm, March 30, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Mark L. Awbrey (Kathryn Hodges, '32), a 

son, Mark Butler, June 24, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Clifford Overly, '32 (Elizabeth Caldwell, '3D, 

a son, John Brown, August 28, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. William J. Marston, '33 (Ruth McCampbell, 

'36), a daughter, Mary Rebecca, October 13, '45. 
Rev. and Mrs. Harry Mathias, '34 (Ruth Brocious, '33), a 

daughter, Carol, February, '45. 

(Not previously reported: Bobby, born, January, '44.) 
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Kalman, '35, a daughter, Myra Lou, 

September 10, '45. 
Rev. and Mrs. Charles E. Beech (May Belote, '35), a son, 

Charles Edwin, Jr., February 21, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Ernest B. Lowe, '35, a daughter, Martha Susan, 

September 18, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Paine (Mary Earl Walker, '35), a son, 

James Peter, November, 1945. 
Mr. and Mrs. Leslie W. Cox (Ruth Chittick, '36), a 

daughter, Martha Anne, April 14, '45. 
Rev. and Mrs. Samuel W. Blizzard, '36 (Harriet Barber, '39), 

a daughter, Jane Christie, May 26, '45. 
Rev. and Mrs. James P. Shaw, '36 (Myrtis Baldwin, '36), a 

son, Robert Baldwin, June 26, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Fred L. Rhyne (Margaret Whitehead, '36), a 

son, Thomas, July 19, '45. 
Rev. and Mrs. James Saint, '36 (Marie Carlson, '36), a 

daughter, Hazel Mathilda, September 6, '45. 
Sgt. and Mrs. Kyle C. McCall, '36, a daughter, Rebecca Nan, 

July 26, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Edward C. Gillingham, '38, a daughter, Nancy 

Gail, September 9, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. John Hoffman (Ann McCambridge, Ex. '37), 

a son, August, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas A. Bailey (Betty Sommers, '37), a 

son, David Walter, July 7, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. McCarty (Martha Deal, '37), a son, August 

22, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. H. D. Kerr (Dorothy Mae Lewis, '37), a 

daughter, Dorothy Gail, December 23, '44. 
Capt. and Mrs. Harold Truebger, Jr., '37, (Mary Porter Hatch, 

'37) a son, Harold M., Jr., October 26, 1945. 
Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Renne, '38, a daughter, Carol Lee June 

17, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. G. E. Henderson, Jr. (Eva E. Taylor, '38), a 

daughter, Barbara Ann, August 17, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. John March (Edith Pierce, '38), a son, 

Frank Adams, November 7, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. C. Lamar Blazer, Ex. '38 (Eva Jean Blake, 

Ex. '42), a son, Hu Lamar, September, '45. 
M/Sgt. and Mrs. Roy M. Rankin (Marguerite Justus '39), a 

daughter, Marilyn Kay, September 25, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Howard L. Davies, '39, a son, Howard Lewis, 

Jr., September 2, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. C. Briggs (Virginia Boys, '39), a son, Jeffrey 

Lee, October 2, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Norman Halsey (Virginia Knighton, '40), 

a daughter, Virginia Gail, August 1, '44. 

Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Cline, Ex. '40 (Anna Mae Justus, '38), 

a daughter, Jean Ellen, August 31, '44. 
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas L. Taylor, '41 (Barbara Jean Ander- 
son, '40), a daughter, Patricia Ann, August 20, '44. 
Mr. and Mrs. H. F. Lamon, '40 (Ruth Adeline Crawford, 

'40), a son, Howard Lamar, December 2, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Francis Seely, '42 (Ruth Louise West, '40), a 

son, Edmund James, April 12, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. William Mooney, '40, a daughter, Patricia 

May, July 12, '45. 
Lt. and Mrs. James M. Heiskell (Mariam Waggoner, Ex. '40), 

a son, James M. Jr., August 22, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. John Wilburn, Ex. '40, a daughter, Judith 

Kay, September 21, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Lowe, '41 (Johnnie Childers, Ex. 

'42), a daughter, Martha Carolyn, April 19, '45. 
Lt.^ and Mrs. George Robert Hood (Thel'ma Marie Ritzman, 

'41), a daughter, Bonnie Marie, September 27, '44. 
Maj. and Mrs. Ralph Douglas Steakley, '41 (Helen Williams, 

'41), a son, Ralph Douglas, Jr., March 21, '44. 
Capt. and Mrs. David Humphreys, '41, a daughter, Gayle 

Lane, December 20, '44. 
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Wintermute, '40 (Miriam Berst, '41), 

a son, John Steven, January, '45. 
Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Duncan, '41, a daughter Helen 

Diane, March 9, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. James H. Smith, '42 (Ruth Sutherlin, '43) a 

son, Timothy Sutherlin, June 19, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Kerr, '42 (Helen Anderson, '44) 

a son, John Allen, Jr., December 23, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. Edward Trinter (Christine' Fritz. '42) a son 

Richard Edward, October, '45. 
Lt. and Mrs. Horace N. Justus, '42 (Carolyn Huber, Ex. '45) 

a son, David Lee, August 4, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Lyons (Bette Umbach, '42), a daugh- 
ter, Mary Donna, June 19, '45. 
Mr and Mrs. George Richard Miller, Ex. '42, a son Andre 

Dennis, October 20, '45. 
Capt. and Mrs. Walter W. Ruoff (Mary A. Felknor '42) a 

son, Walter W., Jr., January 10, '45 
Mr. and Mrs. Guy E. Lambert, '43 (Dorothy Gessert, '42) a 

son, Guy E., Jr., February 24, '45. 
Mr. and Mrs. George Ribble (Mary Jane Costner, Ex. '43) 

a daughter, Carolyn, August 20, '45. 
Mr and Mrs. Benjamin Lynt, '44, a daughter, Linda Anne 

August 18, '45. 
Mr and Mrs. Charles Gilpatrick, Ex. '44 (Eleanor E Wil- 
liams, 43), a daughter, October '45 
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Phillips, Jr., Ex. '44 (Elizabeth Bryant 

4Z), a son, John Harrok, September 5 '45 

En c a - r !, d , 1 MrS - Richard E - Wampler (Margaret Murrian 

tx. 44), a son, Richard E., Jr. May '45 
Mr and Mrs. W B. Chappell, '44, a daughter, Sharon Ann, 

August 16, 45. 
Mr and Mrs. Walter D. Proffitt, Ex. '45 (Bobilee Knabb 

tx. 46), a daughter, Virginia Lee, November 22 '45 
Sgt. and Mrs. Otha Gibson (Jean Huddleston, Ex' '45') a 

daughter, Dannie Jean, July 20, '45 

Here and There 


Roy S. Hanna was not able to attend Homecoming this 
fall, but he was able to write his approval of the program 
and his regrets that he could not come. 


William Walter Hastings reports that he is supply minister 
in a New Hampshire Congregational Church and runs a farm 
garden in the summer time and is a substitute teacher in the 
Hartford and West Hartford (Conn.) Junior High Schools in 
the winter. He wishes that his class mates would meet him 
for their 60th anniversary at Commencement (May 22). 

William D. Malcolm visited the campus in November 
during a short stop with his sister, Mrs. Enola Malcolm 
Miles, Ex. '92. He is 82 years young. He entered Mary- 
ville College at 19, and could neither read nor write. He 
received the B. D. degree from McCormick Seminary in 
1 895 and the D. D. degree from Lincoln Memorial Univer- 
sity in 1915. After serving the church for 43 years he 
retired to an active life of gardening and poultry raising. 
He is leaving his home in Banner Elk, N. C, for an extended 
stay with his daughter in Cincinnati. 



A significant feature of the 1945 Commencement 
was the presence of six of the eight living members of 
the Class of 1895. There were originally eleven in 
the class. The spokesman for the class at the Alumni 
Dinner was Mr. Ralph G. Levering. The members 
present and their wives appear in the pictures. Later 
sad news came that Mr. Levering had died of a heart 
attack one week after his return home. 

From left to right: Peter Rule, of Rockford, Tennessee; Isaac 
Allison Gaines, of Webster Groves, Missouri; Mrs. J. P. Baldwin 
(Lydia Franklin), of Hebron, Nebraska; Howard Martin Welsh, of 
Maryville, Tennessee; Francis A. Penland, of Weaverville, North 
Carolina; Ralph G. Levering, of Ararat, Virginia. 


Thomas Judson Miles and his wife, Enola Malcolm, Ex. 
'92, celebrated their golden wedding anniversary, August 21, 
1945. Many of their friends called or sent flowers and all 
the children (all graduates of Maryville College) were 
present: Mary, Emma, Malcolm, Helen, and Lois. 

Writing under the pen name of Hart E. Richelson, Stella, 
Eakin, last spring, won two prizes in the fourth international 
literary competition for the blind of all faiths, conducted by 
the Jewish Braille Institute of America: 2nd prize in the 
prose contest with her essay, "Nevertheless I Live Happily," 
and 3rd prize in the poetry section for her poem "To 
Helen Keller." 

From Samuel W. Boardman, Jr., there often come copies 
of his latest verse. The last one is entitled the "Bill of 
Rights" and is a versification of the rights drawn from the 
Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, 
and its amendments. We wish our periodical were large 
enough and our staff big enough to share with our readers 
the interesting productions which our graduates send in to 
the office. 



Tobias Magana, after 46 years' medical practice at Paraiso 
on the Mexican Bay of Campeche has retired to his per- 
manent home in Dubuque, 529 Fenlon Place. Dr. Tobias 
came to the United States when he was 1 3 years of age. 
After completing his work at Maryville, he took his medical 
training at the College of Physicians and Surgeons, St. Louis. 
He was seven times mayor of his town and once Governor 
of Tobasco (1920). In 1899 he was married to Minnie 
Roeder who bore six daughters for him. He is now seventy- 

Roger S. Boardman has been doing his part at home 
during the national emergency despite his age. He writes 
that he has been serving as a captain in the Bloomfield, 
N. J., Community Chest Fund campaigns, secretary of the 
New Jersey Society of the Order of the Founders and Pa- 
triots of America, and an air raid warden during the OCD 
program. He is planning to be at Maryville on May 22, 
as a member of the Fifty-Year-Class and hopes to visit 
with his three living classmates: Frank Jonathan Milman, 
Samuel Boyd Parker, and James Allen Davis. 


The Horsham Times, Australia, March 23, 1945, carried 
a two column account of the tributes of the citizens 
of Horsham, to the excellent work done by T. 
Worsley Maguire as the supply pastor of the St. Andrew's 
Presbyterian Church there. ..The occasion was the returning 
of the regular pastor and the departure of Mr. and Mrs. 
Maguire. The mayor and other representative dignitaries 
paid him high tribute in the farewell eulogy. Mr. Maguire 
was presented with a new and well filled wallet. Their 
joy was heightened by the news that their son, Captain 
Winston Maguire, was on his way home. In a recent letter 
from Mr. Maguire he shares with us an experience with Kin 
Takahashi when the two were alone on the campus in the 
summer that the foundations of Bartlett were being laid 
and Kin came down with typhoid fever. It was striking 
that an Australian who had so recently suffered so much at 
the hands of the Japanese would remember this Japanese 
friend so warmly. 


J. S. Caldwell writes that he has been engaged in drying 
foods for our overseas Army during the war, and now finds 
that his work is heavier than ever as we seek to help feed 
the world's hungry. 

Henry J. Bassett retired last spring from forty years of 
teaching: 15 at Maryville, 9 at Evansville College, Ind., and 
16 at Southwestern at Memphis. He is now at home with 
his sisters in Maryville. 


William A. Freidinger and his wife have returned from 
their mission post in Syria. 


L. E. Foster and his wife (Minnie McGinley, a music 
graduate in 1907) continue to live in Birmingham, Ala., 
where he has been secretary of the Chamber of Commerce 
for 1 5 years. Their daughter, Fidelia, is with them waiting 
the return of her husband. They have received word that 
Major Lloyd E., Jr., is on his way home from Tokyo. 


Frank Louis Miller (Col. in Chief-of-Chaplains Office) was 
awarded the Legion of Merit posthumously. 


Hiram S Balch has been associated with emergency 
poliomyelitis hospital, "Miracle of Hickory," Hickory, N. C, 
and is now with the Shuford Mills Co., as landscape 

Mark H. Barnes (M.D.) visited the campus in November. 

Lester E. Bond (Captain, Chaplains Corps) was named 
chaplain of the School Troops units on the Main Post, Fort 
Benning, Ga., in July. He was a visitor at the College at 
Homecoming in October. 

Albert F. Murray served during the war with the Guided 
Missile Division of the National Defense Research Committee. 
Since war duties are over he plans to resume consulting 
engineering in the field of television. 


J. Edward Kidder, after serving the Berwyn (Md.l Pres- 
byterian Church as an interim supply pastor, was installed 
as pastor, October 29, 1945. 


Mrs. Charles E. Shields (Eva Ritchie, '19) reports that 
she is now the Counselor for Carmelita High School in Hunt- 
ington Park, Calif., as well as housekeeper for her husband 
and son, Johnny Ritchie., She says, "I am well and happy 
and busy and hope Maryville friends are too." 

J. Morgan Cox is now pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church of Braddock, Pa. 


Percy Buchanan after working in the Pentagon Building 
during the war, is returning to Japan for the U. S. Govern- 
ment as a Japanese language expert. 

R. A. N. Wilson has moved from Weatherly, Pa., to 8501 
Woodward Avenue, Detroit 2, Mich. 

James L. Jackson is now pastor of the Presbyterian Church 
at Grundy, Va., where he says that he received our last 
letter forwarded from the Belgian Congo. 

Sam H. Franklin (Chaplain) after 28 months in service 
with 19 'months' overseas duty was on his way to becoming 
a civilian again in October. 

Arthur Mason Mann, after 23 months in the Army, 16 
overseas, has been discharged and is at home in Charles- 
ton, W. Va. 


Garnet R. Leader arrived in the Philippines to serve with 
the armed forces as a Red Cross hospital recreation worker. 
Prior to this appointment she was art and play instructor 
in the Birmingham, Ala., public schools. 

Mrs. J. T. Pegram (Mary Lilly Sossomon) has been ap- 
pointed director of college units for southeastern area, 
American Red Cross. 


Charles R. Johnson has moved from the Inglenook 
Church, Birmingham, Ala., to the First Presbyterian Church 
of St. Marys, Ohio. 

Ralph Vanderslice is now an associate professor of mechan- 
ical engineering, Michigan State College, East Lansing, Mich. 

James W. Holland is now the Superintendent of Shiloh 
National Military Park, Pittsburg Landing, Tenn. 

Mrs. J. T. Barrett (Mary Helen Crowder) received the 
degree of Master of Science in Education, August 24, 1945. 

Wilbur M. Franklin has moved from the First Presbyterian 
Church, St. Clairsville, to the Calvary Church, Newburgh, 
N. Y. 

Elsie L. Gleason, while home on furlough, is taking 
graduate work in the School of Public Health, University 
of North Carolina. 

John T. Wriggins, pastor of the First Presbyterian Church, 
Shortsville, N. Y., contributed the article, "Keeping Away 
The Blues," in the January 21st issue of Monday Morning, 
Page 5. 


Russell W. Annich has gone to the Bethany Presbyterian 
Church, Trenton, N. J. 

Jack C. Cotton is now with the U. S. Navy Underwater 
Sound Laboratories, Arlington, Mass. 

Harry Ingram Fell (Deacon, Protestant Episcopal Church) 
was ordained to the "Sacred Order of Priests," July 9, 1945, 
and has become Rector of Holy Trinity Church of Logan 
W. Va. 

Mr. and Mrs. David S. Marston (Ruth Weese) are now 
living in Wynecote, Pa., where "Dave" has been promoted to 
Assistant to the Director of Public Relations of the Rohm 
and Haas Co., manufacturers of plastics. 

Cyril H. Brown is a public accountant for Arthur Anderson 
and Co., Wall Street, N. Y. C. 

Cecil Hardison (T/5) after 39 months, 29 of them over- 
seas, with the armed forces in twelve different countries is 
now a civilian with his family at Florence, Ala. 

J. Hayden Laster is now Pastor of the Dixon, Edinburg, 
and Union Presbyterian Churches (Miss.). He and his wife 

(Willie Nell Harold, '30) and family are now living in 
Union, Miss. 

A service conducted by William O. Mayer, Jr., (Chaplain, 
USAFI from the 8th Army Air Force Service Command 
Station in England in June was broadcast to Europe and 
North America by the BBC 

Hubert C. Welsh, after 3 years of service, has been 
discharged from the Army. 


Edwin Buchanan recently returned from Okinawa where 
he served Naval Intelligence. He is now located in Wash- 
ington, D. C. 

W. M. Delaney, Ex. '31 (Lt. Col.), has been made the 
Executive Officer of the Tenth Corps Artillery Headquarters 
in Kure, Japan. He commanded the 181st Field Artillery 
Bn., which was engaged in the Drinamoor River, New Guinea, 
Lingayen Gulf, and Mindanao operations. 

William R. Graham after three years' service in the Army 
is Warrant Officer assigned to contract termination duties 
with headquarters in Chicago. 

Minnie L. Jones since 1 942 has been the Executive 
Secretary of the American Red Cross in Harlan County, Ky. 

Horace R. Lillard received the B. D. degree from Louis- 
ville Presbyterian Theological Seminary, June, 1945. 

Wilfred K. Smith was discharged from the Army on 
August 31, 1945. 


Mrs. J. Reed Copeland (Wilma Dick) is teaching with 
her husband in Oxford, Ohio. They have a son and a 

C. Sumpter Logan was installed as Pastor of the First 
Presbyterian Church, Lawrenceville, III., on October 2, 1945. 

Blundon Glenn Ferguson was to be discharged from the 
Army in January. 

Alexander M. Jones is back at his old job with the 
Aluminum Company of America at Alcoa after a long 
stretch with the Army in China. We hear that "Skinny" 
is not as skinny as he used to be. 

A note from George H. Osborn, Jr., says, "I would give 
a year of my life to be with you this year (at Homecoming). 
The program sounds fine and we will all be thinking of you. 
Perhaps when we have a Piper Cub apiece we will be able to 
fly down for the occasion." "Guiding the educational trends 
in Chatham Township" prevented his coming. 

Coile A. Quinn (Major) is stationed in Germany and has 
been awarded the Bronze Star for meritorious service. 

Leslie Webb (S/Sgt.), after 36 months in the European 
and African theaters, returned to the United States in 
September and is now a civilian. 


Wesley Y. Culver (Major) was discharged from the Army 
Medical Corps in October and planned to resume his practice 
as a psychiatrist. 

Wayne W. Dobson (Lt.) is stationed at the Congoree 
Field, Columbia, S. C, with the 9th Marine Aircraft Wing. 
He was overseas 20 months. 

Louise Cline Hall and her husband have taken over the 
Children's Home in Miami. 

Mr. and Mrs. Hugh H. Hannah, Jr. (Ann Trewhitt, '33) 
have returned to Maryville to live. 

Mrs. Harry Mathias (Ruth Brocious) says that Harry, 
'34, is now Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Rockville 
Center, N. Y. Bobby will be 2 years old in January and 
Carol one in February. 

Clifton E. Moore received the M. A. degree from Western 
Reserve University of Cleveland, Ohio, in October. 

Andrew E. Newcomer and his wife (Elizabeth Duncan) 
now live in Baltimore where Andy is Pastor of the Asquith 
Presbyterian Church. 

George H. Vick has become Pastor of the First Presby- 
terian Church, Charleston, W. Va. 

Harry Clinton Wood (Commander, Chaplains Corps, USN I 
received the Bronze Star Medal for his outstanding per- 
formance of duty during the battle of Iwo Jima. The 
citation said, "For meritorious achievement in connection 
with operations against the enemy while serving as Division 
Chaplain of the United States Marine assault division on 
Iwo Jima, Volcano Islands, from February 19 to March 16, 
1945. Chaplain Wood made frequent visits to front line 
casualty stations as well as hospitals, and was tireless in his 
efforts to give spiritual as well as material comfort to the 
wounded. In the midst of heavy enemy artillery and mortar 


fire he was able to maintain a courageous calm that was an 
inspiration to all, both wounded and well. He conducted 
divine services under the most adverse conditions and 
brought the hope and consolations of religion to his congrega- 
tion. His conduct throughout was in keeping with the 
highest traditions of the United States Naval Service." Harry 
wears the ribbons for service in the American and Asiatic- 
Pacific Theaters, with battle stars for participation in the 
defense of Pearl Harbor, the battles of the Coral Sea and 


Charles Curtis has been in the Army four years and is 
now stationed at Fort Belvoir, Va., where he has been 
promoted to Captain. 

Mrs. J. W. Day (Sara Esther Dick) brings us up to date 
with her family, reporting Keith, born Dec. 17, 1939, and 
Carlos, born, Aug. 1942. ..She offers as her excuse for not 
having done it sooner the fact that she has been teaching 
in the Russellville School, Ohio, and helping to manage a 157- 
acre farm. 

John P. Eyster arrived back in the United States in 
October and expected to be discharged in January, 1945. 

Michael P. Testa received the Bronze Star in recognition 
of his services as a Chaplain in the Army. 

Jesse M. Willis has been promoted to Major at the 
Fairfield Air Technical Service Command, Patterson Field, 
O., where he is Chief of Military Personnel. 


Theron Alexander has arrived in Seattle from New 
Guinea where he has been stationed for the last 1 5 months. 

Douglas M. Carhart, Pastor of the Main Street Presby- 
terian Church of McMinnville, Tenn., contributed the first 
page article, "Revealed Unto Us," in the January 21, Monday 

George F. Deebel visited the campus in the fall. He is 
now a research chemist with the Central Research Division 
of Monsanto Chemical Company, Dayton, Ohio. 

Annie Mary Donnell (Lt.) is a supervisor of nurses in 
Percy Jones General Hospital, Battle Creek, Mich. 

Louis Kalman is teaching and coaching at Shadyside, Ohio. 

Ernest B. Lowe and his family have moved to Maryville. 

Ernest D. Mathews and his wife (Eula Sibcy) were on 
their way to Mexico in November, 1945. 

Merritt Slawson was returned to the United States in 
October and stationed at Hondo Field, Texas, after 33 
months overseas. 

Rudolph Herr Wissler and his wife, (Sara Bolton, '39) are 
living in Suffern, N. Y., where Herr is Pastor of the 
Presbyterian Church. 


Alexander Christie was liberated on February 23, 1945, 
after a long period as a prisoner of the Japanese in the 
Philippines. A mimeographed sheet of May 31, 1945, tells 
a thrilling story; also the article, "From Death to Life," in 
the Foreign Affairs Bulletin for June, 1945, is another. The 
Christies have returned to the Philippines to take up their 
mission work. 

George F. Greiner (Lt., Medical Corps) has been discharged 
and plans to take some post graduate work in medicine 
before resuming his practice. 

Leon Stanford Keeton, Ex. '36, served four years in the 
Marine Corps and received the Good Conduct Medal. He has 
been discharged and is now at Oak Ridge, Tenn. 

Robert E. Lodwick received the S. T. M. degree at 
Oberlin College in June, 1945. 

The William McCalmonts (Ruth Proffitt, '37) are living 
at 215 Rose Boulevard, Akron 2, Ohio, where Bill is now 
a pastor. 

Jesse Leon Millsaps is at Sheppard Field, Wichita Falls, 
Texas, where he is attached to separation duties. 

Clifford T. Morgan is now Chairman of the Department of 
Psychology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore. He has 
recently published a book, "Physiological Psychology," Mc- 
Graw-Hill, publishers. 

Edmund Opitz, Red Cross Field Director in Calcutta, was 
written up in Life, October 8, 1945, under the title, 
"Corporal Rahaman's Pay," pages 134-136. 

William S. Quigley had completed his training as a 
Chaplain in the Army and was on the west coast, expecting 
to be sent overseas in October. 

Mrs. Herbert Birch (Jean Thomson), Tenafly, N. J., re- 
ports that three children, PTA, the church choir, and a farm 
as a hobby is a good prescription for any one wishing to 
keep busy. 

James B. Wilson is now pastor of a Methodist Church in 
Glendale, California. 


Richard S. Battaglia, Ex. '37 (Capt, Med. Corps), was in 
the Camp Upton Convalescent Hospital in the spring after 
two years in the ETO. Dick does not say that he was a 
patient, but does say that he hoped "to get back to duty 
soon." He also reported that Jim was a Major somewhere 
with the 81st in the Pacific. 

Mrs. Thelma Ross Beirne taught in Avenal, Cal., this 
year. She reports a visit by the father of Ted Pratt, '43, 
who is a field agent in that area for the Board of National 

Bernard C. Boyatt is again a civilian and at home in 

E. Lillian Cassell is in her second year in the School of 
Religious Education, Princeton Seminary. She has been a 
DRE in a Baltimore church for several years and has served 
as secretary to the Atlantic Highlanders. 

William Downes (T/5) has been appointed Warrant Officer 
(jg), at the Rochester Ordnance District. 

Mrs. George Gauggel (E. Abby Higgins) is living with her 
husband in Iowa City where he is studying viola under the 
Gl Bill of Rights. While the war was going she cared for 
their three vear old son and worked as an expediter for the 
U. S. Navy! 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Lewis (Elizabeth Carlisle, '37) have 
moved into their newly remodeled home at 41 Tooker Ave., 
Oyster Bay, Long Island. 

Robert L. McKibben and his wife (Ruth Matthews, Ex. 
'38) have moved to New Castle, Pa., to the pastorate of the 
Mahonington Church. 

Charles Marstiller is now chief chemist at the New Ken- 
sington, Pa., plant of the Aluminum Company of America. 

Richard W. Meadows, Ex. '37, is back in Washington, 
D. C, after two years in Guatemala, C. A. 

Frank M. Smith, Ex. '37, is now at home and a civilian 
again. He was among the first American prisoners taken 
by the Germans. 

William M. Whitely, Ex. '37, reports that he is employed 
by the Socony Vacuum Oil Co., Paulsboro, N. J., and also 
says that Winfield • Glass, '33, and Duncan Crowley, '36, 
are working there. 


William Malcolm Brown (Chaplain) is now in the 
Hawaiian Islands. 

Earl E. Carlsten, Ex. '38, graduated from Annapolis after 
leaving Maryville and has been in service with the Navy 

E. L. Cline, Jr., Ex. '40, and his wife (Anna Mae 
Justus, '38) were visiting in November, in Miami, while he 
was on leave from the Navy (See Births). 

Samuel T. Fleming has gone to the St. Clair Church, 
Columbia, Ohio. 

Paul H. Fox was promoted in July to Division Manager 
of the Reynolds Metals Co., for the states of Washington, 
Oregon, Idaho, Montana, and Wyoming, with headquarters 
in Seattle. 

Edward C. Gillingham (Lt. USNR) was expecting to be 
discharged from the Navy in October after four years' ad- 
ministrative duties with the Atlantic and Pacific Fleet Air- 
ship division. 

G. R. Hernandez has become Associate Professor of Ro- 
mance Languages at Birmingham-Southern College, Birming- 
ham, Ala. He was in the department of Romance Languages 
at the University of North Carolina. 

Wilson B .Leathers, Ex. '38, has done outstanding service 
aboard a LC1-G which saw action in D-Day operations at 
Saipan, Tinian, and Iwo Jima, during 20 months at sea. 
As a medical corpsman, he was called on to handle cases of 
shrapnel and shell fragment penetrations and dysentery since 
there was no doctor aboard. The release from the Fleet 
Home Town Distribution Center indicated that his pre- 
medical training at Maryville sustained him. 


David E. Maas, Ex. '38, is now on St. Thomas, V. I. 

Bessie Mansfield is now Community Children's Worker 
for the Holt Council of Churches, Holt, Mich. 

Dorothy Evelyn Reese, Ex. '38, (Lt. jg) has reported to 
Naval Air Station, Pearl Harbor. 

Robert M. Rich is now employed in the New York City 
Bank. He received the Air Medal before his discharge from 
the AAF. 

Winford Ross (Lt. Com.) was expecting a discharge from 
the Navy in October. He planned to take his family to New 
York with him where he expected to enter school. 

Mrs. Donald Rugh (Joy Pinneo, '39) and her three 
children sailed October 11, 1945, to join "Don," '38, in 
Karachi, India. 

Leland T. Waggoner has returned to his former position 
with The Home Office of the Mutual Life Insurance Co., of 
New York. He was discharged under the point system. 

Albert E. Weyer, Ex. '38 (Lt.), for two and a half years 
has been with the U. S. Public Health Corps, working in 
Malaria Control. .He expected to return to his old job with 
the Missouri Wildlife Conservation Commission as an aquatic 
biologist upon being discharged in November. 

Howard G. Wickman (Cpl.) is a patient in the Oakland 
(Cal.) Regional Hospital. 

Howard A. Winter, Ex. '38, is with the department of 
Zoology, University of Tennessee. 

After 18 months of sea duty, William V. (Bill) Young is 
on the surgical staff at the Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune, 
N. C. 


Mr. and Mrs. Bertram Chandler, Ex. '39, (Katharine Ben- 
nett, '41) are now living at 2901 E. Fifth Ave., Knoxville. 

Knox Coit received the M. A. degree from Columbia Uni- 
versity, 1945. 

Ernest C. Enslin is now Pastor of the Bridesburg, Pa., 

George E. Felknor (Lt., jg. MCUSNR) is now with the 
Troop Transport Command engaged in bringing the boys 

Sara Faye Kittrell is teaching Latin in Livingston, III. 

Marvin Minear (USNR) was on the campus in November. 
He is with the Navy School at Bainbridge. 

Bruce Morgan plans to enter Yale in February in prepara- 
tion for mission work in China. 

Raymond Snider, Ex. '39, has received his discharge and 
is back with his old job in the furniture department of 
Proffitt's Store, Maryville. 


Ruth Bigler (WAC) is a psychiatric social worker at 
Newton D. Baker General Hospital in Martinsburg, W. Va. 

Vernon A. Clark, Ex. '40, is on terminal leave. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Clinkman (Arlene Phelps, '40) are 
now living in Wakefield, Mass. Jack is associated with an 
electrical contracting and engineering firm in Boston. 

Eugene R. Craine was one of five men praised in a release 
from Headquarters, 10th Air Force, India-Burma area for 
their courage and endurance in remaining on the "loneliest 
spot in the world" (a mountainside spot in the middle of 
the "hump") and protecting Hwet Tung Bridge connecting 
the Stilwell Road with the Ledo Road. Their's was the thrill 
of watching the first convoys to China pass beneath their 
protecting guns. Being just across the Salween from the 
Japanese these positions saw frequent and violent actions 
which furnished material for many of the daring exploits 
recited by the release. 

Jessica Winifred Curtis received the Master of Social Work 
degree from the University of Pennsylvania in June and is 
now employed by the Montgomery County Children's Aid 
Society, Norristown, Pa. 

Mabel A. Ennis (USMCWR) expects to be discharged in 
February from the armed forces after two years of duty. 

John Fisher received the Ph.D. degree in English, June 28, 

Gordon Flannagan, Ex. '40, received the Ph.D. degree from 
the University of Virginia and is now a research chemist 
with Dupont Co., Waynesboro, Va. 

Mrs. W. F. Haviland (Louise Proffitt, Ex. '40) received 
the M. A. degree from Columbia University in June, 1945. 

G. Holbrook Hedrick, Jr., (RT3/c) in November was in- 
structor in advanced electronics and radar, Navy Pier, Chicago. 

J. T. Inklebarger, Ex. '40, is now in the Judge Advocate's 
Office at Camp Butner, N. C, recording court martials. He 
was discharged from the Army in October, 1944, after three 
years of service. 

Mary Isabelle Jay is secretary to the Dean of Jefferson 
Medical College. 

E. Vaughn Lyons, Jr., plans to seek a M. A. degree at 
the University of Pennsylvania as soon as he is released 
from the Navy. 

James E. Montgomery received the Ph.D. degree from 
Vanderbilt University in August, 1945. He is now in the 
Bureau of Agricultural Economics, U. S. Department of 
Agriculture, and is stationed in Atlanta. His wife was 
Geneva Patterson, '43. 

Charlotte St. P. Moughton has received the degree in 
Library Science at Western Reserve University and is em- 
ployed in Newark, N. J. 

Stone Norton has been discharged from the armed forces 
and is at home in Maryville. 

Clifford Proctor plans to enter Yale Law School in 

Bruce E. Robinson is doing graduate work in Practical 
Theology at Princeton Seminary this year. 

E. B. Smith (Lt. ) has been for the past two years Per- 
sonnel Officer and Communications Officer aboard the USS 

John Wilburn, Ex. '40, has been discharged from the 
Army and is enrolled in Maryville College. 

Richard E. Woodring has been promoted to the rank of 
Captain in the Philippines. 


Roland Anderson is now Pastor of the Fairmont Community 
Church, Dayton, Ohio. 

John B. Astles is a Chaplain at the Naval Air Station, 
Quonset Point, R. I. 

Ann Elizabeth Biggs graduated from the Cincinnati Con- 
servatory of Music in June, 1945. She is now teaching 
voice at East Texas Baptist College, Marshall. 

Paul L. Brown and his wife (Ruth Andrews, '41) are now 
at Artesia, N. M., where Paul is Pastor of the Presbyterian 
Church and doing some work in summer conferences for the 
Board of Christian Education. 

Warren G. Corbett has been released from the Army and 
is now enrolled in Western Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh. 

A picture of Alfred Davies and an architect's drawing of 
his proposed $100,000 new church appeared in a Dayton, 
Ohio, newspaper in November, building to begin in the 

Buster Duncan, Ex. '41, is with the 24th Marines overseas. 

Gordon Findlay has been discharged from the Navy. 

Williams D. Gehres and his wife (Aletta Sims, '43) were on 
the campus after his discharge from the Army in November. 
They will make their home in Pittsburgh. 

L. R. Ketchum, Ex. '41, is overseas. His wife (Olga 
Welsh, '43) is at home in Madison, Wisconsin, and is em- 
ployed in the advertising department of the Wisconsin State 

The Darby Presbyterian Church of which Robert J. Lamont 
is the Pastor received the John H. Converse award for the 
largest proportional increase in Vacation Bible School enrol- 
ment for 1 944. 

J. Vernon Lloyd and his wife are with her parents in 
Texas. Vernon plans to enter law school, probably Yale, 
in the fall. 

Margaret Lodwick is working among the coal miners of 
the Piney Fork, Ohio, area. 

Eleanor Long is now teaching at Winthrop College, Rock 
Hill, S. C. 

Joseph B. Magill writes that he has participated in three 
amphibious landings, Leyte, Lingayen Gulf, and Okinawa, 
received the Purple Heart for wounds at Leyte. As a Naval 
gunfire liaison officer attached to the infantry, he went 
ashore among the first. 

Elizabeth Moore (Lt.) was on the campus in September on 
her way to a New York station. 

George C. Morton, Ex. '41, (Pfc) is now overseas. 

Julius Nicely is now a civilian at home in Maryville. 
Mrs. Ruth G. O'Steen (C. Ruth Gordon, '41) has been 
granted a fellowship by the school of business administration, 
University of Tennessee, where she has begun work on a 
M. S. degree. 


Lily Lyman Pinneo has graduated from nurses training 
at Johns Hopkins Hospital and plans to remain with the 
staff there. 

Eugene W. Reid is now Pastor of the Waynesboro, Miss., 
Presbyterian Church (See Marriages). 

Thelma Marie Ritzman, now Mrs. George Robert Hood, 
reports that she taught science in the Hershey, Pa., High 
School for three years after graduating from Maryville. 
Bonnie Marie has been absorbing her time since Sept. 27, 

George T. Ross, Ex. '41, has been discharged from the 
Army and is enrolled in Maryville. 

Warner A. Stringer, who is a civilian now, was aboard the 
USS Missouri for the Japanese surrender ceremonies. He and 
his wife (Barbara Ann Swift, '41) live at 307 West Harris, 
LaGrange, Illinois. 

Mrs. Paul Treadwell (Kathryn Estes, '41) was expecting 
her husband home from Philippines in November. 

William Carl Walton has been promoted to Captain and 
commended for developing a weather forecasting plan for 
the '-'hump" in India. He worked with the 10th and 14th 
Air Forces. He was on his way home in October. 

J. Robert Watt has entered the Navy as a Chaplain. 

Virginia Wheeler in November had been on duty with the 
Coast Guard at Ketchikan, Alaska, for five months and was 
expecting to be returned for release within a few weeks. 

Dave Young is a Chaplain in the Marine Corps and 
stationed at Lejeune, N. C. 


Carl Alette was discharged from the Army in October. He 
is working with the Southern Railway in Knoxville, but 
expects to enter the Eastman School of Music in the fall. 

Edwin C. Alexander, Ex. '42 (Lt.), was promoted to 
Captain at the Los Angeles Port of Embarkation in November. 

Helen L. Cameron was in the Post Clearance Office, Camp 
Shelby, Miss., in November. She reports that Charlie Orr, 
Ex. '42, had just left there for Camp Hood. 

Bonnie C. Hayes is attending Moody Bible Institute, Chi- 
cago, III., preparing for foreign mission work. She expects to 
graduate in August. 

Anderson Haynes, Ex. '42, visited the campus in June, 
introducing his young daughter. He and his family now live 
at 2400 E. Carson Street, Pittsburgh. 

Mildred V. Hester (Cpl.) was overseas at the Headquarters 
of the Normandy Base Section in June. 

Theodore L. Holman received the M. D. degree from 
Jefferson Medical College in June. He is now an intern 
at City Hospital, Welfare Island, N. Y. C. 

The Public Information Office, Hawaiian Sea Frontier, in 
July, released a story on J. Norman Hooker who had just 
been put in command of a mine sweeper. 

George Howard is now a pastor of the Olmstead Avenue 
Presbyterian Church in the Bronx and is taking graduate 
work toward the M. Th. at Union Theological Seminary. He 
recently contributed the article, "Is The Presbyterian Church 
A White Collar Church," to the Presbyterian, Sept. 6, 1945. 

Mary H. Jenks received the M. A. degree in English at 
the University of Tennessee this summer. In September she 
became an acting instructor in English at the University. 

George R. Miller, Ex. '42, named his new son for a French 
boy who helped save George's life when he was shot down 
over Germany, Dec. 30, 1943 (See Births). 

Jack Kramer and his wife (Margaret Clippinger, '43) 
visited the campus in November. Jack hopes to be discharged 
from the Army soon. 

James Donald Kent, Ex. '42, has been discharged from the 
Army. He and his wife (Mary Wintermute, Ex. '44) are 
living in Maryville and are enrolled in Maryville College. 

James B. Lee, Ex. '42, is a civilian again and is now 
employed in Chicago and doing part time work at North- 
western University toward completing work for the B. A. 
degree. He served four years in the Army. 

Hugh Kenyon Leishman was ordained and installed in the 
Harrisburg, Pa., Presbyterian Church in July. 

Edwin F. Lockner was assigned to the Office of the 
Director of Training, Provost Marshal's School, Ft. Sam 
Houston, Tex., in November. We are grateful to Ed for 
the news notes he sent in in November. 

J. David McDaniels and his wife (Beverly Jackson, '45) 
are now living in Ann Arbor, Mich.; "Dave" is working on 
an M. A. degree and Beverly is a dietitian. 

Tom Mize is in the dental dispensary, Parris Island, S. C. 

George W. Martz, Ex. '42, is again a civilian and is enrolled 
in Maryville College. 

L. Quentin Myers graduated from the University of 
Pennsylvania Medical School in June. He and his wife 
(Elizabeth Ann Huddleston, '41) are living at Lancaster, Pa., 
where Quentin is an intern in the General Hospital. 

Elizabeth D. Pascoe arrived in the Philippines in Septem- 
ber as an American Red Cross Staff Assistant. She is running 
a service men's club on the Island of Samar. 

Olson Pemberton, after graduation last spring, has re- 
mained at Princeton, taking an additional year's work in the 
English Bible, and serving the New Castle, Delaware, Pres- 
byterian Church. He continues also to manage the Theo- 
logical Book Agency at Princeton. Mrs. Pemberton (Jean 
Patterson, '43) taught kindergarten until May, 1945, when 
she became a full time "housewife." 

Grayce Ridings (2nd Lt., ANC) is stationed at Crile 
General Hospital, Cleveland, Ohio. 

James H. Smith expects to receive the M. D. degree in 
March and expects to do his internship in Miami. 

Fred M. Snell is an intern at Children's Hospital, Boston, 

Robert Leroy Sutton, Ex. '42, is now attending the 
Pittsburgh University. 

Annie Elizabeth Warren, Ex. '42, is in Italy as a Red 
Cross Staff Assistant. 

Hilton Wick is enrolled in Harvard Law School. He reports 
that Henry was at Okinawa "from the start" as Assistant 
Gunnery Officer on a communications ship, the flagship of 
an amphibious force. 

Martha Williamson (Lt.) has been with a hospital in 
England for over a year, but is now stationed at Lawson 
General Hospital, Atlanta, Georgia. 

Curtis W. Wright, Ex. '42, is now enrolled in Maryville 
College as a civilian again. His wife .(Frances Sisk, '43) is 
assisting in the Alumni Office. 


Marian Avakian is in her second year in the school of 
religious education, Princeton, a member of the first class 
in this school. 

Jean Barnes continues to distinguish herself as being the 
only woman reporter on the Belvidere, III., paper. 

Ed Ballinger is now a junior at George Washington Uni- 
versity School of Medicine. 

Perry Bigham, Ex. '43 (Lt.), is a QM Sales Officer on 
Luzon Island. 

E. Brasher Bailey (Sgt.) has been sent to Hollywood, Cal. 

Roy Crawford is enrolled in the Law School of the Univer- 
sity of Tennessee. 

Joseph C. Dickinson is enrolled in the University of Iowa 
doing graduate work in fine arts. The Gauggels are here 

Frank William Henderson became a civilian again in 
October. He expects to graduate from the Jefferson 
Medical College in April and to become an intern at the 
Germantown Dispensary and Hospital. 

James S. Henry, Ex. '43, is again a civilian and enrolled 
at Maryville. 

Donald R. Hopkins and Ralph S. Parvin have been members 
of the Louisville Presbyterian Seminary quartet which has 
furnished the music for the daily radio devotions on station 
WAVE, a program sponsored by the Louisville Council of 

Joseph E. Huskey (Sp. (x) 3/c) is doing chemical re- 
search for the Navy at the Naval Laboratories, Washington, 
D. C. 

Grace Jarnagin is completing her senior cadet period at 
the Newton D. Baker General Hospital and will receive the 
R. N. from Johns Hopkins Hospital in February. 

Dorothy Jobes, Ex. '43, is teaching in the Princeton 
High School. We hear things regarding plans involving her 
and Roy Crawford, maybe for spring. 

Pauline Johnson is again a civilian and is attending the 
Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, 


Guy E. Lambert, Jr., and his wife (Dorothy Gessert, '42) 
have moved to Pennsylvania to the pastorate of the Ashland 
and Centralia Presbyterian Churches. 

M. Arnold Lequire, Ex. '43, is again a civilian and on 
the farm near Maryville. 

Hal B. Lloyd worked with the vacation Bible schools at 
Dandridge, Hebron, and White Pine Churches in Jefferson 
County, Tenn., and with young people's summer confer- 
ences at Maryville College this summer as well as a short 
tour of duty with a Chicago church in the late summer. He 
finishes seminary this spring and has applied for examination 
and licensure by the Presbytery of Union in the spring. 

Harvey R. Overton, Ex. '43, is a civilian again and enrolled 
in Maryille College. 

Carl G. Pierce received ribbons for the American, African, 
European, and Middle Eastern areas. Just before V-J Day 
he was ordered to the Naval Training Station at Norfolk 
to be instructed for duty aboard a destroyer of the Atlantic 

The Reed twins, Jessie and Willa, have joined the Army 
Medical Corps as dietitians (2nd Lt.) and have been stationed 
at Cushing General Hospital, Farmington, Mass. 

John Rogerville is a civilian again and enrolled at Mary- 
ville College. 

Lloyd C. Shue, Ex. '43, is again a civilian and enrolled in 
Maryville College. 

William J. Sweeney is again a civilian and enrolled in the 
Cornell University Medical School. 

Lauramae Weber is a Technical Abstractor at the B. F. 
Goodrich Company's Research Department, Akron, Ohio. 

Bruce Wilds, Ex. '43, was expecting to be returned from 
Frankfurt, Germany, in December. 

Gabriel G. Williamson has transferred to McCormick 
Seminary, Chicago. 

James Arthur Yunker and his wife (Carolyn Harper, Ex. 
'45) are liing in Germantown, Pa., "Jim" having transferred 
to Temple University School of Divinity at Philadelphia. 

The following former members of the Class of 1944 are 
again civilians and are enrolled in Maryville College (Second 
Semester) . 

Albert Doctor lr vin K. McArthur 

James Evans Melvin Malone 

Melville Gaughan Lewis M. Purifoy 

William Grosh Spence C. Renfro 

Thomas Edward Henderson Harry L. Scapellati 

Robert A. Hunter Oliver K. Spears 

Roy W. Laughmiller Peter Van Blarcom 

Don Barker is a middler at Princeton, steward of the 
Benham (eating) Club, and sings in the Seminary Choir. 

Margaret Boretsky is teaching physical education at Clinton 
High School. 

Billye Ruth Braly is Director of Religious Education at the 
Covenant Presbyterian Church, Atlanta, Ga. 

William A. Buford, in November, was in the Naval Hos- 
pital, New Orleans, recovering from an operation on "a 
smashed right knee." 

Richard A. Cline, Ex. '44, (Lt. Col.) is at home with the 
Silver Star, DFC with Oak Leaf Clusters, Airman's Medal with 
23 Clusters, and the Croix de Guerre. 

Roy Cloninger, Ex. '44, is now in Springfield, N. J. 

Duane H. Collins is a middler at Princeton near which 
he lives with his mother. Duane is associated with the 
pastor of a Scranton, Pa., church. 

John Dillener, Ex. '44, is stationed in India; his wife 
(Jean Lehman, '44) is in nursing school in Cleveland. 

Leroy Dillener is a middler at Princeton. 

Harold Ray Eaken is a middler at Princeton and is sup- 
plying the Easton, Pa., Presbyterian Church. His wife (Velma 
Durbin, Ex. '471 is employed in the Princeton Bank and 
Trust Co., where Jean Pemberton and Carolyn Yunker also 

Wallace Easter is a middler at Princeton and served a 
church in Virginia last summer. His roommate is Hubert 
Rust who is a middler in the V-12 program. 

Henry K. Erwin, Ex. '44, is still on sea duty. He and his 
brother Walter plan to enroll in Maryville College 

Estelle M. Farrow is teaching music in the grammar and 
secondary schools of Cape May, N. J. 

Evelyn French completed her internship as dietitian at the 
University of Maryland Hospital, October 1st. She has now 

accepted a permanent position in the Main Kitchen of the 
same hospital. 

Charles Gilpatrick, Ex. '44, will begin his internship in 
East Maine General Hospital, Bangor, in the spring. 

As a Navy torpedo plane pilot, Bill Grosh received the 
Gold Star in lieu of a second Air Medal for "cooperation 
and skill and courage" in carrying out a bombing attack 
on a Japanese cargo ship near the Philippines in September. 

Before returning to this country in June, Thomas Edward 
Henderson was confined in a southern English hospital with 
a broken leg received on the German front in March. 

Paul A. Jamarik, Ex. '44 (2nd Lt.), is with the Office of 
the Quartermaster General as a Liaison Officer, stationed in 
Atlanta. Paul reports meeting Supreme Court Justice Wiley 
Blount Rutledge (who was our Homecoming speaker and who 
spent five years at Maryville College) on a trip to Wash- 
ington. He plans to complete work for his B. A. degree and 
enter the University of Virginia Law School when Uncle Sam 
is through with him. 

Marvin H. Long, Ex. '44 (Cpl.), was reported missing in 
action, June 4, 1945. He was a gunner on a B-29 in the 
Marianas Islands area. 

Nancy McClaskey is teaching home economics at the 
Kentucky School for the Blind at Louisville. 

Mary Elizabeth McConnell completed the dietetic internship 
at Shadyside Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa., and is now at the 
Ellwood City Hospital. 

Frank L. Miller, Ex. '44, will become an intern in St. 
Elizabeth's Hospital this spring, Washington, D. C. 

Sam A. Monger, Ex. '44, is a civilian again and at home 
in Sweetwater. 

Jane Newland, Ex. '44, received her B. S. degree from 
Wayne University Nursing School in June, and is employed 
in Woman's Hospital, Flint, Mich. 

Charles E. Pepper, Ex. '44, and his wife (Geraldine B. 
Hogan, '43) were on the campus at Homecoming. Charley 
hoped to be disconnected from the Army in time to re-enter 
Maryville College in January. 

Henry Roberts, Ex. '44, was given a medical discharge and 
returned home in September. 

Oliver K. Spears, Ex. '44, received an Oak Leaf Cluster 
to the Air Medal for meritorious achievement while participat- 
ing in the Eighth Air Force bombing attacks on vital indus- 
trial targets in Germany. His unit received two unit citations: 
one for leading the first attacks upon Berlin, 1944, and the 
other for the outstanding bombing of a railroad marshalling 
yard at Munster. 

Byron Sprague, a middler at Princeton, is supplying the 
Leeds Point, N. J., Presbyterian Church, following in the 
steps of Harold Eaken and Olson Pe-mberton. 

Marion Stout is in her second year of Religious Education 
graduate work at Princeton and is a member of the first 
such class. 

John C. Taylor is a middler at Princeton and is supply 
pastor of the Shrewsbury, N. J., Church. He recently suf- 
fered a broken leg and was forced to lose a semester's work. 
His wife (Jane Aldvn Graham, Ex. '47) is completing her 
college work at the Westminster Choir College, Princeton. 

Samuel Mack Wilson, Ex. '44 (Lt.) is now overseas. 


The following former members of the Class of 1945 are 
now civilians and are enrolled at Maryville College: 

Jefferson Breazeale 

Evelyn M. Bunch 

Frank A. Kramer 

Ray H. Swartzback 

Betty lone Ballard is teaching in the Knoxville city school 

Jeanne Bellerjeau is teaching the first grades in a township 
school in New Jersey. She plans to begin work on a M. A. 
degree in Religious Education next year. 

Mrs. Don Black (Mary Curtis, '45) entered training in July 
as a Cartographic Engineering Aide with the TVA at 

Marilyn Bryant in July entered training as a Cartographic 
Engineering Aide with the TVA at Chattanooga. 

Margaret Caldwell is the DRE at Highland Presbyterian 
Church, Louisville, Ky. 


Helen H. Cassile is now studying the Arabic language 
in Jerusalem for one year in preparation for her work in 
Syria. She is under the Board of Foreign Missions. 

Lois Mae Col left is doing case work in the family De- 
partment of the Lutheran Inner Mission, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Luther Cross, John Houdeshel, and Robert Seel are juniors 
at Princeton Seminary. John is also member of the choir 

Martha Elizabeth Dean is teaching Spanish and History 
in the Bull's Gap High School. 

Hannah Duke is in training as a Cartographic Engineering 
Aide with TVA in Chattanooga, Tenn. 

Ronald L. Easter, Ex. '45, is with Naval Fleet Recreation 
on Okinawa. 

Laurel English is in nurse's training at a Rochester, N. Y., 

Marian Garvin is completing a year of nurses training at 
Johns Hopkins Hospital as a Cadet Nurse. 

John Edward Gates (A/S) was sent to the Naval Training 
Center, Great Lakes, III., in the summer. 

David C. Gulick, Ex. '45, received the Purple Heart for 
wounds received while supervising the laying of a smoke 
screen from a small boat off Okinawa. 

Martha Jane Hays is serving an internship as student 
dietitian at Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pa. 

Louise Henry is enjoying her work in religious educa- 
tion with the First Presbyterian Church, Chicago Heights, III. 

Dorothy Lehman is DRE at the New Providence Presby- 
terian Church at Maryville. 

Mable R. Marshall is employed by the Bureau of Mines, 
Norris, Tenn., in the technical laboratories as a research 

Marvin E. Mitchell, Ex. '45 (Pfc), was with the 280th 
Hospital, Marburg, Germany, in November. 

Sam Pemberton, Ex. '45, served in Iran from September, 
1943, to October, 1944; in OCS, Camp Barkeley, Texas, 
until April, 1945; medical administrative officer on Davao 
and Mindanao where he was wounded. He was shipped from 
the Philippines to Japan, October 15, 1945. 

Agnes W. Peterson is attending the Vanderbilt University 
Medical School. 

Hope Betti Pleyl is DRE at Graystone Presbyterian Church, 

Mary Ella Roberts is teaching the fourth grade at Alnwick 
School, Blount County. 

Alan E. Rock, Ex. '45, participated in five invasions before 
V-J Day. 

Kathryn Scott, Ex. '45 (USWC-ARC), is stationed at 
Camp Lejeune. 

John H. Scott who is attending Princeton Seminary was 
supply pastor at Glading Memorial Church, Philadelphia, 
Pa., during the summer. 

Shirley Scott is DRE at Babcock Memorial Presbyterian 
Church, Baltimore. 

Martha Jeane Shaw, after temporary work in a defense 
industry, planned to enter the Philadelphia College of Osteop- 

Winifred Sommers writes an interesting letter from Lahaina, 
Maui, T. H., where she is teaching second grade children 
that are mostly of Japanese ancestry. She happily reports 
that it is a small world as she runs into numbers of Mary- 
ville people: "Cotton" Easter in California;, Bob Bayless, 
calling on her in Hawaii, had just seen Major Frank D. 
McClelland; a chaplain from Maryville who was a roommate 
of Ray i. Dollenmayer's; a neighbor, John McConkey, at- 
tended Maryville; Arthur Miller called her from Hickman 
Field; and she missed Les Rock by minutes. Her Superin- 
tendent of Schools for the Territory knew Dr. S. T. Wilson. 
She is awed by word of girls in Carnegie Hall; is pleased 
that a friend, Hazel Eddins, '39, is on the College staff this 
year; and plans to make it back for the big reunion of their 
class "after the boys all get back." 

Doris Wright is with the Chemical Analytical Laboratory 
of the Process Division of the Standard Oil Co., of N. J. 


Robert S. Barker, Ex. '46, graduated from midshipman's 
training school, Columbia University, N. Y. C, in August. 

Ruth Chandler, Ex. '46, (Y3/c) is stationed in the Main 
Navy Building, Washington. 

Joseph C. Gouffon, Ex. '46 (S/Sgt.), is now overseas. 


William L. Long, Ex. '46, was reported injured in an 
automobile accident the last week in July while waiting (at 
Richmond, Va.) to be shipped overseas. 

Albert K. Murrian, Ex. '46 (Ensign), was reported missing 
in action, June 15, 1945. 

George M. Pope, Ex. '46, was sent to Melville, R. I., to 
motor torpedo boat training last spring. 

Warren Thomas Smith, Ex. '46, entered Emory University 
in September. 

Jacob Zimmerman, Ex. '46, was commissioned an Ensign 
in June, 1945, and put in special training for motor torpedo 


William Abbott Kemp, Ex. '47, and Harold Kidder, Ex. 
'47, are again civilians and are enrolled in Maryville College. 

Dean Stone, Ex. '47, arrived home from the European 
theater in August. 

Betty Tuvander, Ex. '47, entered training in the WAVES 
in May. 


John Curtis Chinault, Ex. '48, is doing preparatory work 
at Bainbridge, Md., for entrance into Annapolis. 


Since current difficulties connected with materials 
and labor have delayed the actual printing of this 
Magazine until after the opening of the second sem- 
ester, the following news note is being inserted: 

To date there are 5 5 returned veterans in college, all 
but three of them having enrolled at the opening of 
the second semester. Of these, nineteen are married 
and seven of them with their wives are living in light 
housekeeping apartments on the ground floor of 
Carnegie Hall. Two of these seven have children. 

At the end of the first semester ID seniors completed 
their graduation requirements and 29 other students 
left college, making a loss of 8 men and 31 women. At 
the opening of the second semester 57 men and 18 
women entered college, making a net gain of 49 men, 
a net loss of 13 women, and a total net gain of 35. 


The response of the Almuni to the Samuel Tyn- 
dalc Wilson Memorial Foundation for the endowment 
of a Chair of English in Dr. Wilson's name has not 
been as rapid or as large as was hoped and expected. 
The first announcement of the fund was made by a 
letter and bulletin sent out in April. It was the 
original hope that by the 1945 Commencement there 
might be received in pledges and gifts a, total of 
$25,000. It soon became apparent that the matter had 
been launched too late to make this practicable but it 
is now ten months since the original announcement and 
the results still have not come very near to that first 

The report as this is written is: 

Number of pledges and gifts 277 

Percentage of living alumni responding 9% 

Amount of money pledged or given. $8, 43 1.80 

This is one of the most worthy projects which has 
been started and it is sincerely hoped Alumni who 
have not made pledges or gifts will place this on their 
consciences and in their budgets. Please send pledges 
and gifts to the Alumni Office or the President's