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1945 1946 



The 

Maryville College 

Handbook 

VOLUME XL • 

1945 - 1946 

Frederick II. Wilsox 

EDITOR 

Mildred Orr 
associate editor 

Nell Louise Minear 

BUSINESS manager 

Katherhste Smith 
assistant business manager 

Published by the 

YOUNG MEN'S AND YOUNG WOMEN'S 

CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATIONS 

Maryville College 
Maryville, Tennessee 



MAKYVILLE COLLEGE 



THE COLLEGE CALENDAR FOR 

1S45-1946 

Fall Semester 

Aug 28— Sept. 1, Opening program: 

Aug. 28, Tuesday, 4:00 p. m.— Xew students 
report. 

Aug. 29, Wednesday, 8:00 a. m. — Semester 
opens; registration of new students; 
payment of bills by old or new students 
who have registered. 



Aug. 30, Thursday, 8:00 a. m. — Opening 
chapel service ; registration. 

Aug. 31, Friday, 8:00 a. m.— Annual Convo- 
cation; first meeting of classes. 

Aug. 31, Friday, 8:00 p. m.— Y.W.C.A. and 
Y.M.C.A. receptions. 

Sept. 1. Saturday— 8:00 p. m. Faculty re- 
ception. 

Oct. 27 Saturday— Founders' and Homecoming 
Day. 

Nov. 20, Tuesday, 9:00 a. m.— Fall meeting of 
the directors. 

Nov. 22, Thursday— Thanksgiving Day. 

Dec. 16, Sunday, 3:00 p. m.— "The Messiah" 

Dec. 30, Thursday noon — Fall semester ends; 
Christmas holidays begin. 



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Spring Semester 

Jan. 16, Wednesday, 8:00 a. m.— Chapel; Christ- 
ma's holidays end ; spring semester begins. 

Feb. 6-14, February Meietings. 

Apr. 11-12, Comprehensive Examinations for Sen- 
iors, and National Cooperative Tests for 
Sophomores. 

Apr. 21, Sunday— Easter. 

May 1, Wednesday— May Day Festival. 

May 19-22, Commencement program: 

May 19, Sunday, Baccalaureate Day: 
10:30 a. m. — Bacculaureate service. 
4:00 p. m. — Music hour. 
7:00 p. m. — Vespers. 

May 21, Tuesday, Alumni Day: 

3:00-5:00 p. m. — Eeception at President's 
House, Alumni meetings as announced. 

May 22, Wednesday, Commencement Day: 

8:80 a. m.— Spring meeting of the Directors. 
10:30 a, m. — Graduation exercises 127th year. 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 




DE. RALPH WALDO LLOYD 

President, of Maryville College 



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GREETINGS FROM THE 
PRESIDENT OF THE COLLEGE 

One of my privileges as President 
of the College is to write a few words 
of welcome for the *'M" Book. The 
request to write such a message is 
one of the many natural expressions 
of the friendly spirit for which Mary- 
ville students and faculty are noted. 

I am glad to welcome every student 
to our friendly and beautiful campus, 
to the disciplines of high quality col- 
lege work, and to the influence of 
''The Maryville Spirit." 

"The Maryville Spirit" is not easy 
to define although it is very real to 
thousands. In general outline it has 
long been described as containing the 
following elements: (1) Breadth of 
Human Interest, (2) Thorough 
Scholarship, (3) Genuine Religion, 
and (4) Unselfish Service. 

These are essential qualities of life 
in time of war or peace. I hope you 
will find them prominent at Mary- 
ville. 

RALPH WALDO LLOYD 
President of Maryville College 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



PREFACE 



Scared of coming to college, freshman? Don't 
he. Take it from us, Maryville is the friend- 
liest plage in the world. You see, through the 
Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. your initiation to col- 
lege life will not be one of hazing and embar- 
rassment. You'll be greeted by members of 
both the Y's, and they will do their level best 
to make you feel at home in the shortest 
possible time. 

This little handbook is just our attempt to 
give you some Inside information about Mary- 
ville College which the regular catalog cannot 
include. We hope we can give you an idea of 
the side of college life which makes it so easy 
to forget assignments for a while ; and also, 
we hope it may increase your impatience to get 
into "the swing of things" here at school. 



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Section I 

GENERAL INTRODUCTION TO 

MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



"Knoxville Terminal! Change here for all 
points south!" Hot dog! This is it. You're 
tired, dirty and somewhat unnerved by your 
trip, and you have a frightened, excited feeing 
at the thought, of soon seeing with your own 
eyes the place you have visualized for so '.ong. 
Your train or bus is rapidly emptying ; so get 
out quickly. See those fellows and girls out 
there with Maryville lapel pins and streamers 
on their coats? They are looking for you; so 
go to them if they don't grab you first. 

If you should not happen to see anyone 
wearing a streamer, then keep your eyes open, 
for anyone carrying luggage with a Maryville 
sticker on it like your own. Perhaps you have 
already met Maryville people on the same bus 
or train, but if you're alone and are coming 
by train at an unusually early or late hour. 
you'd better catch a taxi to the bus depot. If 
you are coming by bus, just wait for the next 
Maryville bus. The buses run from Knoxville 
to Maryville on the hour, every hour except ;§ 
from 11:00 P. M. to 5:00 A. M. * 

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During the day you will be greeted at Knox- '] 
ville and again at Maryville. Here the fellows ^ 
will see tha.t the baggage you have with you 
is taken care of, though you may have to i 
carry some of it. 

You have six fairly long blocks to walk across 
the town and up college hill. Tlien you are 
here. Your first destination is the tables set 
up on the lawns at which you receive your 
room reservations, turn in your baggage checks 
for collection at the frieght office, and ask any 
questions you like. The girls at the informa- 
tion tables want to help you, so don't be 
afraid to ask them. 



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You are probably too tired when you first 
arrive to 'cake a real survey of the campus, but 
by evening you may feel like roaming. Let's 
take a little tour of the campus now. 



You proI)a))ly came up the Corduroy from 
town, so let's start our tour from the gates 
there. Directly in fK)nt of us is the whit? 
frame building Baldwin Hall, one of the girls' 
dormitories. To the right is Voorhees Chapel, 
the dark red brick building in which the daily 
morning worship is conducted and where all 
kinds of entertainments are held. Looking down 
the street from the Chapel is a large yellow" 
brick building .Carnegie Hall, the men's dor- 
mitory ; and across the street from Carnegie is 
Memorial Hall, another girl's dormitory. 

In front of the Chapel is Anderson Hall, a 
red brick building, one of the three oldest build- 
ings on the HiM. Here are located the offices 
of President Lloyd, where sympathetic, under- 
standing counsel is given to all who need it; 
Dean Hunter's office where you go for friendly 
advice on more things than grades ; Miss Clem- 
mie's office where you may find out about self- 
help; the treasurer's office, where you will get 
rid of your money; and the registrar's office, 
with which you will become very familiar. The 
rest of the building is devoted to classrooms. 

As we walk out of Anderson past the foun- 
tain in front of us is the Book Store, where 
desk and study equipment can be bought at 
reasonable prices. A branch of the United 
vStates Post Office is located in the book room. 
From here mail is delivered to the dormitories 
and offices. Mail should be addressed: College 
Station, Maryville, Tennessee, with the addition 
of your dormitory and room number. The 



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Book Store also supplies a loan library called 
the James E. Hills Library-. 

To the left of the Book Store is Pearson's 
Hall, a large brick building with white columns, 
another dormitory for women. Most upperclass 
women room in Pearson's, while Memorial and 
Baldwin accommodate the sophomores and fresh- 
men. On the first floor of Pearson's is the 
dining hall Math which you will soon becom.,- 
faimiliar. 

Behind Pearson's Hall to the left is the Ealph 
Max Lamar Hospital. A free clinic is held twice 
a week, and in case of slight illnesses no 
charge is made for nursing. The hospital has 
a very reasonable charge for patients confined 
to the hospital. 

On leaving Pearson's Hall we shall go to 
Thaw Hall, the newest and largest building on 
the Hill. Just before reaching Thaw, glance to 
the left and you will see the Willard Memorial 
where President Lloyd lives. In Thaw Hall is 
located the Lamar Memorial Library wh'ch con- 
tains over 50,000 books. The library is open 
twelve hours a day from Monday to ' Saturday. 
The museum is located in a room partitioned 
off the library to the left of the entrance. In 
this room are found collections of rare objects 
from Japan, Korea, and China; relics of the 
Indians who used to live in this region of 
Tennessee: antiques from the Civil AVar; a 
model of our own college when it was known as 
"The Log College;" and many other interesting 
and valuable objects representative of the world. 
The second floor is nsed for classrooms. 

We now leave Thaw and take a short cut 
over to Bartlett and the swimming pool, pass- 
ing to the left of Fayerweather Science Hall in 
which are located the chemistry, physics, bi- 
ology, zoology, and home economics laboratories 
and lecture rooms. 



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Bartlett Hall is one of the oldest Y.M.C.A. 
buildings in the South. It was built in 1901, 
the brick being made by the students them- 
selves under the leadership of Kin Takahashi, a 
Japanese student. In this building are located 
the Y.M.C.A. Auditorium; a small gymnasium 
and the newly organized Recreation Center. You 
will quickly become acquainted with this Center, 
for almost every type of entertainment is pro- 
vided for you there. 

The swimming pool, where all the meets are; 
held, is located in a separate building, to the 
left of Bartlett Hall. The pool itself is 
twenty-five by seventy-five feet. It is open for 
use on regular days throughout the week. 

Behind Bartlett is the Alumni Gymnasium, 
one hundred ten feet square, equipped with a, 
maple floor and collapsible bleachers. 

As we walk out past the swimming pool we 
see the football field on the left and the base- 
ball diamond on the right just before we enter 
the college woods. The woods are popular for 
picnics and Sunday afternoon walks, and the 
natural ampitheatre in the center of the woods 
is used for various programs during the year. 

From the campus can be seen the distant 
Cumberland mountains on the west and the 
Great Smokies on the east. Truly. Maryville 
College has one of the most beautiful campuses 
of any college in America, and it is set in 
unusually beautiful surroundings. 



MAEYVILLE COLLEGE 



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Section 11 



STUDENT GOVERNMENT 



MARYVILLR COLLEGE 



The Student Council is an active organi- 
zation in which all of the classes are repre- 
sented. It is your organization and your voice 
in the activities of the school. 

Student problems and ideas are discussed and 
brought to the faculty for consideration. We 
call it a clearing house between "management 
and labor." Last year the Council organized 
and sponsored a recreation center for facul y 
and students, and also was responsible foV 
Town Night. 

"We are looking forward to a grand year. 
Lets all cooperate. 

(For the Constitution of the Student Body see- 
pages 45-58.) 

ADMINISTRATION 

STUDENT COUNCIL 

Officers 



President _ _ Mi'dred Waring 

Vice President - Olinde Ahrens 

Secretary-Tres _ _ _... Marinell Ross 

Miembers 

Seniors Juniors 

Dlinde Ahrens A.nn Anderson 

Marinell Ross Jessie Lou Brunson 

Vlildred Waring Martha Scanlon 
Helen Marie Wilson Robert Dookendorf 

Edgar Potts Thomas Parkinson 

William Robarts John Shell 
John Ross 
Robert Whitford 



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Sophomores FresKtnen 

(four to be elected) 



Elsie Jean Cotton 
Anna Sakaizawa 
Merrill Grubbs 
Fred Wilson 



CLASS OFFICERS 
' Senior 

President _ _.. _ Louise Corbett- 

Vice President Zenobia Bernardini 

Secretary _ „ BeLty Wel'.s 

Treasurer _.._ Audria Stinger 

Junior 

President _ _... Julia Turk 

Vice President .— - Virginia Miller 

Secretary _ Mary Margaret Kobarts 

Treasurer ..._ Mary Ruth Barber 

Sophomore 

President ..._ Max House 

Vice President Janet Rich 

Secretary Loretta Nunn 

Treasurer „ „... Mildred Orr 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



Section III 



THE CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATIONS 



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YOUNG WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 
PRESIDENT'S WELCOME 

Hello, New Girls! ' 

I know each of you must be very excited, 
because coming to Maryville is something to get 
excited about. You are indeed lucky to be one 
of those in college this year, for so many have 
had to discontinue their education. Let us 
remember this as next year we strive to live 
up to our highest ideals and hopes. 

Y.W.C.A. has a place for each of you next 
year, but it is up to you to do your part. We 
hope to see each of you on our hikes, helping 
at the missions and in our Sunday worship 
service. 

Our motto for the coming year is "Laborers 
in the Harvest." May the next year bring you 
many joys while laboring in His harvest. 

Sincerely. 

EEBECCA ANN DAVIS 
Y.W.C.A. President 



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Y. W. C. A. j 

Officers .- 

President - Rebecca Ann Davis j 

Vice-President Mary Evelyn Jamison .j 

Secretary Thelma Richardson^ 

Treasurer - - — . Julia Turk '] 

Nu Gamma Chairman ..._ Jean Messer . 

Cabinet ^ 

Artist Series -— Catherine Sisk \ 

Athletics _ - _... Ruth King Wood i 

Barnwarming - Betty Lou King ■ 

Virginia Thomas * 

Devotions Helen Marie "Wilson ■ 

Ruth Anderson -; 
Ruth Kaye -i 

House Committee Jean Martin 1 

Maty Agnes Dellinger ; 

M. Book _ _ Nell Louise Minear .^ 

Missions Negro - _.. . Martha Scanlon ' 

Home Avenue _— _ Susan Cochran \ 

Music Ethel Brocker \ 

Orphanage _ — . Marilyn Hartpence j 

Pi Gamma Chairman ..._ _ Neysa Ferguson . 

Program „ _ Eleanor Stout " 

Ann Anderson ; 

Publicity „ - June Gowanlock ;: 

Social Committee -.... Mary Ruth Barber - 

Joy Stewart ' 

World Fellowship _..„ ^... Margaret Cross ; 

Y. Store _ _..^ -.. . Evelyn Anderson 



Advisory Board 

Class of 1946 Students 

^'Irs. Verton Queener Rebecca Ann Davis 

Mrs. Marvin Minear Mary Evelyn Jamison 

Class of 1947 Thelma Richardson 

Miss Viola Lightfoot Julia Turk 

Mrs. H. E. Orr Jean Messer 



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ACTIVITY 

CHRISTIAN SERVICE. Maryville's Y.W.C.A. is 
open to all the girls on the Hill. It has al- 
ways endeavored to help girls find real satis- 
faction in well-balanced Christian living. Keep- 
ing this aim ever in view, Y.W. has organized 
and conducts such groups as Nu Gramma Sigma, 
Pi Gamma Sigma, /the Big Sister movements. 

WORSHIP SERVICES. The Sunday afternoon 
worship services are planned to give inspiration 
and help. Problems of vital interest to all college 
girls are presented — personal, social, and inter- 
national problems. Both new and old girls have 
opportunity to assist in some part of these 
services, and are greatly benefitted by the 
actual participation. 



COMMUNITY SERVICE AND RECREATION. 
Besides the joint activities with Y.M.C.A. the 
program of the Y.W.C.A. includes such activities 
as the production of the May Day pageant, semi- 
annual tennis tournaments, social service work in 
the mission chapels and in the orphanage, and var- 
ious social activities for the Y.W. members. The 
•'Y" rooms in Thaw Hall are- especially well adapt- 
ed and equipped for group events or individual 
relaxation and enjoyment. All members are in- 
vited to use the "Y" rooms, which are always 
open throughout the day. 

You will find that the members of the "Y" 
cabinet, the Nu Gamma and Pi Gamma leaders, 
and the old members of the "Y" are willing to 
help in every way possible. Give Y.W. a 
chance to be your friend and guide and join the 
old members as they strive toward the year's 
motto— "Laborers in the Harvest." 



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NU GAMMA CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME 

WELCOME NEW GIRLS! j 

Again I say welcome to each and everyone i 
of you new girls. I am not the only one who- 
is looking forward to meeting you — there are ' 
many others. We hope that the minu.e you J 
arrive here you will feel at home and will soon i 
become as much a part of Maryville College as J 
any of us. It is a wonderful thing to be a part j 
of, too. j 

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I am sure you have in store for you some of • 
the happiest and busiest days of your life. If i 
you have not already heard from your Xu i 
Gamma leader, you will ; and she will be able :: 
to give you suggestions which might be of ■ 
assistance to you. ' 

I will be seeing you in September, girls. i 

Sincerely, j 

JEAN MESSER i 

Nu Gamma Chairman ] 



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JOINT ACTIVITIES OF Y. M. AND Y.W. 
Devotional 



Joint devotional meetings are conducted co- 
operatively by the "Y's" several times each 
year. One Saturday each spring the cabinets 
hold Retreat away from the campus for plan- 
ing and devotionals. 



Cultural 

The Artist Series, originally an activity of 
the Y.M.C.A., is now managed by a faculty 
committee assisted by the "Y's". 



Recreational 

Barnwarming, largely staged by the YWCA, 
is the gala affair that everyone attends on 
Thanksgiving evening in the Alumni Gymna- 
sium. The proceeds help meet some world need. 

Service 

The Chatterbox is a social center and a 
convenient place to buy food, refreshiments, and 
necessities. New students as they arrive on 
the campus are directed and aided by "Y" 
representatives. This handbook itself is a joint 
production. 



MAEYVILLE COLLEGE 



YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION 
The Pres;dent's Welcome 

Hello there, New Fellows, 

Congratulations ! Your choice of Maryville 
College as the institution in which you will con- 
tinue your studies is a wise one. The Y.M.C.A. 
of Maryville College welcomes you to the campus 
with the hope that you will find your stay here 
rich in Christian joy and fellowship. 

Some of the best times on the "Hill" are 
had by those belonging to the Y.M. "We're 
looking forward to having you join with us in 
our watermelon pow-wow, the "Y" overnight 
hike, the Sunday afternoon worship services, and 
our intramurals. 

These are a few of the events sponsored by 
the "Y". We also help to sponsor the mid- 
week prayer meetings, the recreation center, the 
M Book, the Artist Series, and the Chatterbox. 

The Y. M. C. A. wants you and needs you as 
a member. Won't you join with us as we strive 
toward cur motto "Servants of Christ." 

Sincerely yours. 
ROBERT DOCKENDORF 
President. Y. M. C. A. ' 



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Y. M. C. A. ADMINISTRATION 
Officers 

President - — „ Robert Dockendorf 

Vice-President - Harold Kidder 

Secretary - Edgar Potts 

Treasiirer e. _ Frederick Wilson 

Cabinet 

Artist Series _ William Eobarts 

Athletics _ - _ Max House 

Wilbem Seymour 

Community , Thomas Wheeler 

Kenneth Kribbs 
Earl Martin 

Devotions James Martin 

Discussion Fellowship John Goins 

John Ross 

Pellowship ..._ Thomas Parkinson 

Merrill Grubbs 

Maintenance ..._ - William. Vogel 

Publicity ...:.— :-.. _ -... Robert Whitford 

Worship _ _ ~ James Leister 

Robert DuBois 

Harold Kidder 

Inter-Racial .— Leonard Schleber 

Advisory Board 

Class of 1946 Dr. R. T. Case 

Mr. E. C. Brown 
William Robarts 

Class of 1947 ..„ „ _ Dr. H. E. Orr 

Dr. E. W. Davis 
John Shell 

Class of 1948 , ,.-.,,...... (To be announce'd) 

Earl Martin 



MAKYVILLE COLLEGE 



Y. M. C. A. ACTIVITY 1 

THE MAPtYVILLE COLLEGE Y.M.C.A. offers to , 
all Maryville men a great opportunity for Christ- - 
centered fellowship and service. .•, 

COLLEGE SERVICE. The se^^^ce of the '-Y" ] 
begins when a student enrolls. An upperclass- 1 
man assumes special responsibility for writing ; 
to him during the summer and introducing him \ 
to the campus and old students when he arrives j 
on the Hill. A Frosh Fellowship Club helps ;■ 
new men get acquainted and adjusted. The ; 
program continues with a watermelon pow-wow \ 
and a mountain hike in the fall and the annual 1 
banquet in the spring. The original sponser of ; 
interclass athletics, the "Y" now helps admin- " 
ister the intramural program. The Devotions 
Committee regularly distributes copies of "To- j 
day" to all of the college men. i 

COMMUNITY" SERVICE. The "Y" provides I 
ship for the program of the local cub pack and . 
a scout troop it started. i 



WORSHIP. The central feature of the pro- j 
gram is the Sunday afternoon meeting; through ! 
guest speakers, special music, or student dis- ^ 
cussion the attempt is made to reach the vari- ^ 
ous problems of college men with the vital ■'■■ 
resources of religion, j 



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Section IV 



ACTIVITIES 



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SOCIETIES 

HONORARY 
Pi Kappa De^ta 

Maryville has the honor of having the Ten- 
nessee Alpha Chapter of the national honorary 
fraternity, Pi Kappa Delta. Members of the 
debate squad have consistently ranked high in 
national and local tournaments. There is a 
a freshman debate squad as well as a varsity 
squad, both of which meet as classes and re- 
ceive college credit for their work. 

Theta Alpha Phi 

Talented dramatic students may, upon meet- 
ing certain requirements for membership, bi' 
initiated into the Tennessee Delta' Chapter of 
the national honorary dramatic fraternity. Theta 
Alpha Phi. All students have opportunni'y to 
try out for the plays given by various organi- 
zations each year. 

Sigma Delta Psi 

Membership in Sigma Delta Psi is earned by 
meeting the requirements of the various atliletic 
tests in the presence of a responsible committee. 

Alpha Gamma Sigma 

Alpha Gamma Sigma was organized for the 
purpose of motivating high scholarship among 
students. Its requirements are equal to thos-^ 
of Phi Beta Kappa. Ten percent of ^he grad- 
uating class may be admitted provided the 
members have a grade point ratio of 6.5 or 
somewhat more than a B average. 



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SOCIAL 

In the past there were four literary societies 
on the Hill. Piecently all of the organizations 
have swerved from their original purpose, and 
have become purely social societies. The girl's 
societies, Bainonian and Theta Epsilon, are the 
sister societies of the men's organizations known 
as Athenian and Alpha Sigma. The societies 
meet every Saturday evening for programs of 
interest and fun. 

ORGANIZATIONS 

RELIGIOUS 
The Ministerial Asociation 

Organized in 1900, the Ministerial Association 
is comjKised of students that are candidates for 
the Christian ministry. It has for its object 
the enlistment of its members in various forms 
of active Christian work and the discussion of 
themes relating to the work of the ministry. 
Its members conduct regular preaching and pas- 
toral work in the county prison, local missions, 
and the country churches in the vicinity of 
Maryville. 

Student Volunteers 

Since 1894 the students have maintained f^ 
Student Volunteer organization which is one of 
the strongest religious influences in the College. 
It is composed not only of those who have 
pledged themselves to the foreign field, but of 
those who are interested in this type of work. 
Regular meetings of the group are held Sunday 
evenings after Vespers. Some phase of mission- 
ary work is considered, and frequently mission- 
aries on furlough provide valuable and inspiring 
first-hand material. 



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Parish Project 

The Parish Project is a program of Christian 
service to communities in the vicinity of Mary- 
ville. Students who volunteer and are accepted 
for service in the Project carry on various types 
of service activity. These include Sunday school 
teaching and administration, teaching weelt-day 
.Bible classes in a selected group of public 
schools, supervising young people's societies. 
and the leadership of character-bui.ding activity 
groups for boys and girls. The project is jointly 
sponsored and supported by the Board of 
National Missions, the Board of Christian Ed- 
ucation. Maryville College, and the Xew Provi- 
dence Presbyterian Church of Maryville. All 
who serve in the project are enrolled in a class 
and receive academic credit for satisfactory com- 
pletion of the work each semester. 



INTEREST 

Writers' Workshop 

Students who show interest and ability in 
literary work may be elected to the Writers' 
Workshop. The members are elected from the 
faculty and the junior and senior classes. Each 
member writes and reads aloud for criticism one 
paper a semester. 

Nature Club 

The Nature Club is organized for all those 
who are interested in Nature. The programs 
are planned to include movies, demonstrations, 
and similar entertainment. No technical know- 
ledge is required for membership. 



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Art Club 

The Art Club is interested in promoting ap- 
preciation of art and in stimulating its mem- 
bers to creative work. There is a wide field 
of interest which includes architecture, sculp- 
ture, and other branches of creative art. 

I Disc Club 

The Disc Club is organized for music lovers 
who desire better understanding and appre- 
ciation of good music. Each program is built 
around one composer's work and is introduced 
by a qualified commentator. 

"M" Club 

The "M" Club membership is restricted to 
those girls who have earned the college letter 
by participation in the athletic activities spon- 
sored by the Point System. 

Language Clubs 

For students interested in modern languages 
and in the manners and customs of foreign 
countries, there is ' opportunity to gain con- 
fidence in the use of the foreign tongue, and 
to have enjoyment in the French, German and 
Spanish Clubs. The programs are varied fronn 
seeing pictures and hearing lectures to giving 
plays in the foreign language. 

Pre-Medical Club 

This club is organized to promote interest 
in medicine and in the medical profession. 
Anyone having interests along these lines is 
invited to join. 

The International Relations Club 

This club is to help students think intelli- 
igently about world affairs, "presents well-in- 
formed speakers, informal discussion groups, and 
a current events forum. 



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MUSICAL 



Choir 



The College Choir provides good training and 
sheer joy for those who are interested in sing- 
ing. It is composed of approximately fifty-five 
students who are admitted to its ranks only 
After passing rigid voice tests. In addition to- 
its participation in the daily chapel and weekly 
Vesper services, the choir takes part in special 
programs on the campus and in town, and some- 
times gives concerts in nearby cities. 



Glee Clubs 

The Glee Clubs are composed of a limited ] 
number of men and women who are interest-ed. ■ 
and who successfully pass the voice tests given, j 
The outstanding program of the year given by ' 
the Glee Clubs is the yearly spring concert. 

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Band 1 

The College Band is open to students with a 
fair ability to play a band instrument. Al- : 
though no college credit is given for partici- i 
pation in this organization, band letters can : 
be earned by faithful members. 'j 



Orchestra 

Opportunity to become a member of the 
orchestra is given to all interested students who 
have sufficient musical training. Under certain 
conditions such membership carries limited cred- 
it. A spring concert is also given by the or- 
chestra. 1 



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SOCIAL 

Pi Gamma Sigma 

This Organization is sponsored by the Y.W. 
C.A. to promote fellowship between the town 
girls attending college and the dormitory girls. 
A luncheon is held every two weeks and an 
interesting program . presented. 



Originally formed for the purpose of hiking, 
this women's club has gradually taken on more 
varied activity. The membership is limited to 
eight persons. 

Pi Upsilon 

This club is sometimes called the Hi Trail 
Club. Like the "B. G." Club it is a hiking 
club organized- for the men, membership being 
limited to twelve persons. 



PUBLICATIONS 
Highland Echo 

The "Highland Echo" is the Maryville College 
student paper which is delivered weekly. The 
editorial staff consists of members of the four 
college classes, selected on a competitive basis. 
Freshmen students are allowed to try out for 
the "Echo" through their English classes at the 
first of the year, twelve apprentices being 
chosen each year by the examination of samples 
of their writings in competitive try outs. 



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Chilhowean 



The "Chilhowean" is the annual year-book 
which is published by the members of the 
junior class assisted by representatives of the 
sophomore class. Containing a summarized rec- 
ord of the year's work in all departments of the 
college, this makes an attractive souvenir. After 
ordering their 1946 annuals, freshmen and new* 
students will find it informative and interesting 
to sample last year's or earlier copies in the 
library. 



"M" Book 

The "M" Book is published each vear bv the 
Y.W.C.A. and the Y.M.C.A. and is designed to 
orient the new students to some extent to the 
type of program which Maryville presents in 
the cultural, religious, athletic and social fields. 
Copies are sent out to each new student before 
he comes to school. 



PROGRAMS 

RELIGIOUS 
February Meetings 



Since 1877 February Meetings have been a " 
part of the religious program. A prominent! 1 
religious speaker conducts daily services, the "; 
object of which is to deepen the spiritual life 
on the campus. 



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Fred Hope Drive 



The annual Fred Hope drive is for the col- 
lection of funds for use in the work of an 
African mission school of which Mr. Hope, at 
former Maryville student, is superintendent. 



Vespers 



, A Vesper Service is conducted in the chapel 
each Sunday evening during the college year. 
The service includes a sermon by some out- 
standing person, either a faculty member or a 
visiting spealcer and special music by the Mary- 
ville College Choir. 



Messiah 



Each year on the Sunday before school is 
dismissed for the Christmas vacation the Fine 
Arts Department presents Handel's "Messiah" 
with a chorus of a hundred or more voices, built 
around the nucleus of the choir and the glee 
clubs, accompanied by the college orchestra. 



CULTURAL 

Artist's Series 



These urograms are sponsored by the Y.W.C. 
A. and the Y.M.C.A. Each year the college 
brings to the campus a number of featured 
artists. Tickets are sold to the public; the 
cost to the student is included in the Student 
Activity Fee. 



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Guest Speakers ^ 

Each year the College brings many outstand- ' 

ing speakers from various parts of the state, J 

the country, and the world to give the students ^ 

first-hand information on the type of work ' 
which they do. 



ENTERTAINMENT 

The Social Committer which is organized by 
the Student Council has charge of all social 
and recreational- activity outside of the regularly 
planned programs of the year. 



Recreation Room 

The Recreation Room is the pride and joy of 
all students because it is something which they 
dreamed of, organized, planned and finally madie 
a reality. The Room is open at certain times 
each day to any student who wants to play a' 
game of ping-pong, or try his hand at shuffle- 
board or badminton, or simply curl up in a 
comfortable chair and read a magazine. 



Town Night 

Ttiesda'y night is not just Tuesday night 
anymore — it's Town Night, the night when you 
can get off the campus to see a movie or go 
boMiing. Sponsored by the Student Council, 
Town Night has been a big success; and it 
certainly helps to break the regularity of the 
week's work and study. 



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Section V 



ATHLETICS 



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INTERCOLLEGIATE 



For over half a century Maryville has main- 
tained teams in intercollegiate competition. Be- 
cause few men remain at Maryville and other 
colleges, there will probably be no intercoUtgiate 
athletics at Maryville for the duration of the 



INTRAMURAL 



The intramural program provides Maryville 
men with a chance to participate in various 
non-varsity sports for good fellowship, vigorous 
competition, and physical fitness. Running 
through the year as part of the physical edu- 
cation program, two types of competition are 
offered. The division or team sports are con- 
ducted in two leagues, society and independent, 
operating on the same schedule. Play-offs are 
held between league champions. The all-college 
sports are engaged in individually or in small 
groups, each person representing himself. Fac- 
ulty teams or individuals may take part in in- 
tramural activity but are not eligible for awards. 
Sports which are included in the intramural pro- 
gram are speedball, football, basketball, swim- 
ming, track, and softball. A phamphlet has 
been prepared in former years which sets forth 
the organization, objectives, regulations, point 
system and other informa'Jon concerning the 
program. 



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POINT SYSTEM 



As at most colleges, there are no longer 
intercollegiate contests for women at Maryville. 
For them has been substituted the Point Sys- 
tem, directed by Mrs. Evelyn N. Queener and 
her assistants. Like the men's intramural pro- 
gram, the Point System attracts those seeking 
voluntary and required exercise. 

Participation in the different sports qualifies 
a girl for a given number of points. To those 
earning over 300 points awards are made at the 
end of the year. Elvery girl must walk the 
seven-mile loop twelve times a year, swim twice 
a month, and spend an hour in exercise daily. 
Those who play basketball, soccer, indoor base- 
ball, or volleyball earn 30 points for their team. 
Taking part in swimming, track, tennis, hiking 
or aerial dart tournaments entitles a girl to 
50 points. Additional points are awarded for 
sportsmanship, membership on the squad, man- 
aging a team, and perfect attendance. The ob- 
servance of health rules gives a maximum of 
25 points a semester. High scholarship adds ai 
percentage of the total. Members of "M" Club 
(those who have earned at least 400 points) taka 
a mountain hike each spring, and enjoy several 
other activities. 



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1944-1945 AWARDS < 

"M" and Sweater — Winifred Sommers, 572; ] 

Evelyn Anderson, 560; Carol May Short, 555; -] 

Elsie Jean Cotton, 500. J 

"M"— Marion Senderson, 488; Edith Merle ;• 

DeLaney, 482; Lois Thomas. 479; Loretta Xunn, ', 

468; Rosalind Garges, 465; Merle Henderson, 448; J 

Zenobia Bernardini, 440; Juanita Hinson, 439; i 

Jean Balch, 427; Betty Lou King, 418; Carolyn ; 

Wallace, 413; Hannah Duke, 411; Louise Corbett, : 

411; Ruth Williams, 406. ] 

Monogram "MC"— Carol Fuller 384; Lottie I 

Lavender, 370; Mildred Jones, 348; Lilliaii ] 

Thinschmidt, 348; Virginia Wood, 348; Gwendo- ''■ 

lyn Greenlee, 331. ; 

Intramural Keys— Donald Heuser, William ! 

Cover. ' 

Intramural Monograms— August Hundeman. \ 

Calvin Garland, Merrill Grubbs, Matteo Car- '] 
della, Willis Fribble, Max House. 



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Section VI 



GENERAL INFORMATION 



MAKYVILLE COLLEGE 



WHO'S WHO 



Student Council Mildred Waring, Pres. 

Senior Class ..._ Louise Corbett, Pres. 

Junior Class _... Julia Turk, Pres. 

Sophomore Class .'. Max House, Pres. 

Y.W.C.A _... Rebecca Davis. Pres. 

Y.M.C.A. _ Robert Dockendorf, Pres. 

Pi Kappa Delta — _ Marinell Ross, Pres. 

Bainonian ...„ Thelma Richardson, Pres. 

Athenian „..„ Harold Kidder, Pres. 

Theta Epsilon Betty Lou King, Pres. 

Ministerial Assn William Robarts, Pres. 

Student Volunteers ..._ _... Eleanor Stout, Pres. 

Highland Echo Juanita Hinson, Ed. 

Miriam Wickham, Bus. Mgr. 

Chilhowean, 1946 Jayne Shouse, Ed. 

Audre Monteith, Bus. Mgr. 



Common Sense For College Students 

Have regular hours for study— and use them 
for study. Effective studying is partly a 
science and partly an art to be mastered by 
each individual through studying his own par- 
ticular habits and needs. 

"Tote fair" with the home folks. Match 
their sacrifice with your diligence. Write to 
them, especially Mother, at least once a week. 
Your neglect will convict you of the crime of 
ingratitude. 

Be yourself— your best self, consistently. If 
you have ideals, hold on to them ; if you have 
questions, ask them; if you have ideas, put 
them to work. 

Don't let anyone tell you that '•activities" 
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ies. They're not — at least not for any student 
who has a reasonable amount of brains and in- 
tellectual interest. If you haven't these, leave 
college now! 

When you get a chance to further a friend- 
ship with a professor, don't be a fool and think 
it isn't doner— grab it! 

Spiritual "rickets" may be fashionable with 
some students but you cannot walk with under- 
nourished legs. And walk you must to live, 
and live you must before you dare to die. So — 
go to church ; not to please the school, but 
to refill yourself with strength, courage, and 
truth in order that you may perform with the 
greatest ability your life tasks as you see them 
cut out before you. 

'Experience is the stuff of growth; and you 
grow only w^hen ou reflect upon and evaluate 
your experiences and the experiences of the race, 
and then on the basis of such evaluations, act 
more wisely in the future from the way you 
have acted in the past. 

V.P.B., GUIDON, Virginia Tech. 

CHUROHES IN TOWN 

Broadway Methodist Church, C. P. Hardin. 
Pastor. 

First Baptist Church, Colvin L. Hammock, 
Pastor. 

First Christian Church, Floyd E. Clark, Pastor. 

First Methodist Church, E. E. Wiley. Pastor. 

New Providence Presbyterian Church, Thomas 

A. Graham, Pastor. 
.Saint Andrew's Episcopal Church, Maurice Hop- 
son, Pastor. 

HOSPITALS 

Burchfield Hospital _— ^ _ Phone 4-5 

Doctor's Hospital ...- Phone 150S 

Maryville College Hospital Phone 150W 



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SCHEDULE 
Daily 



6:00 a. m. E-ising Bell 
7:00 a. m. BreaMast 
8:00 a. m. Chapel 
8:30 a. m. First Period 
9:30 a.m. Second Period 

10:30 a.m. Third Period 

11:30 a. m. Fourth Period 

12:30 p. m. Lunch 
1:30 p.m. Fifth Period 
2:30 p. m. Sixth Period 
3:30 p.m. Seventh Period 
6:00 p. m. Dinner 
7:15 p.m. Study hours begin 

11:00 p.m. Lights out 



Sunday 

9:15 a.m. Sunday School in town 
10:30 a. m. Church in town 
1:30 p.m. YMCA and YWCA Services 
7:00 p.m. Chapel Vesper Service 
8:10 p. m. Student Volunteers 



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CONSTITUTION OF THE STUDENT 
BODY OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE 

PREAMBLE 

Whereas, the Student Council of Maryville 
College has functioned continously since its 
organization in 1&23, under a constitution which 
has heec amended from time to time, and 
whereas, the time now seems opportune for 
a general revision of the existing Constitution of 
the Student council, and for an enlargement 
of the designated functions of such a student 
organization for the purpose of providing greater 
understanding and cooperation throughout all of 
the College life, now therefore. 

We, the students of Maryville College do 
hereby repeal the present constitution of the 
Student Council and so adopt in its place this 
the following Constitution of the Student Body 
of Maryville College. 

ARTICLE I 

Organization and Meetings of the 
Student Body 

Section 1. The President, Vice-President of 
the Student Council are respectively the officers 
of the Student Body. They shall be chosen by 
the Council as hereafter provided for in this 
Constitution. 

Section 2. The President of .the Student Body 
shall call a meeting of the Student Body 
upon vote of the Council or upon petition of 
fifty (50) students requesting such a meeting, 
or upon request of the President of the College. 
A meeting called upon petition must be held 
within one week of the date of the presenting 
of the petition. 



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Section 3. Meetings of the Student Body 
shall be held for the consideration and adoption 
or rejection of amendments to this Constitu- 
tion. • 

Section 4. Meetings of the S.udent Body 
may be held for the consideration of other 
matters. 

ARTICLE II 

The Student Council 

Section I. The general administrative func- 
tions of the Student Body shall be centered in 
a group of twenty-tAvo student representatives 
selected in the manner hereinafter designated, 
to be known as the Student Council. The of- 
ficers of the Student Council shall serve re- 
spectively as the President. Vice President and 
Secretary-Treasurer of the Student Body. 

Section 2. The object of the council shall be: 

a. To cooperate with faculty and students 
in maintaining Maryville's distinctive major 
policies, such as those of (1) high scholarship, 
(2) low expense rates, (3) positive Christian 
emphasis and program. 

b. To furnish a responsible group of students 
who will represent accurately the points of view' 
and the interests of the student body. 

c. To serve as a body by which proposals 
arising from the students may be heard, de- 
veloped, presented through official representa- 
tives of the Student-Faculty Senate for further 
further consideration. 

d. To supervise, through committees, certain 
student elections and other student activities, 
as provided for else-where in this Constitution. 



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Section 3. The organization of the Student 
Council shall be as follows: 

a. The membership shall consist of: 

1) Four Freshmen, to serve for one year. 

2) Four sophomores, the man and the woman 
respectively polling the higher number of votes 
in the election to serve for two years and the 
other two to serve for one year. 

3) Six juniors, including the two elected in 
their sophomore year, and four elected in their 
junior year to serve for two years. 

4) Eight seniors including the four elected 
in their junior year and four newly-elected. 

b. One-half of the representatives elected 
from each class shall be men and one-half wo- 

,men. 

c. To become and remain eligible for member- 
ship in the Council, a student shall have met 
the necessary scholastic requirements for mem- 
bership in the class which he represents. 

,d. Council members to represent the senior, 
junior, and sophomore classes shall be elected 
by a majority of votes east by their respective 
classes (junior, sophomore, and freshman) at 
the general College election each spring, as pro- 
\ided for elsewhere in this Constitution. 

e. Council members to represent the incom- 
ing freshmen class shall be elected by ballot at 
a meeting of the class called by the Presiden" 
of the Council within one month after the 
opening of the Fall Semester, for the purpose 
of electing all freshmen class officers and rep- 
resentatives. This meeting shall be presided 
over by the President of the Council and a 



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majority of all the votes cast shall be required J 

for the election of each officer and represen- .. 

tative. I 

f. The classes concerned shall have the ] 
power to fill any vacancies arising between } 
regular elections. ' 

g. No student may serve as class officer and ^ 
member of the Student Council at the same ■ 
time. 1 

h. Council officers. 1 

1) Within one week following the elec'ion -' 
of senior, junior, and sophomore class repre- ' 
sentatives in the annual student election in the ; 
spring, the retiring President of the Council ] 
shall call a meeting of the Xew Council for the ; 
purpose of elecing officers for the following j 
year. This election shall be by ballot, and shall J 
be conducted by the retiring President, who ^ 
shall not have a vote. ^ 

2) The officers of the Council shall be a ■ 
President and a Vice President, both of whom ; 
shall be seniors in the year in which they ■ 
serve, and a Secretary-Treasurer. j 

3) In case any officer becomes unable to I 
serve, his successor shall be elected at the i 
next meeting of the Council. ' 

Section 4. The duties of the Council shall be ^ 

as follows : ' 

a. It shall meet at regular intervals as it ' 
may decide, but at least once a month from! i 
September to May; special meetings may be ] 
held at the call of the President. : 

b. It shall supervise throuah its committees ij 
such activities as are soecified in this Con- , 
stitution. It may require reports from its • 
committees at designated times, and shall pas? \ 
on to its committees such suggestions and re- " 
quests as it may deem wise. 



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I c. The Council as a group, and its members 
as individuals, shall be responsible for the lead- 
ership of student opinion, and shall seek always 
to develop within the student body a spirit of 
self-discipline which shall make for such an 
observance of the standards of our common life 
as shall render enforcement increasingly unnec- 
sary. 

d. The Council may prepare and present 
through its representatives in the Student- 
Faculty Senate, such proposals as may arise for 
the good of the College. 

e. Representatives of other student organiza- 
tions of the college may appear before the 
Council to present matters in which they are 
directly concerned. 

f. The Council may from time to time desig- 
nate its meetings as open or closed to the 
student body. 

ARTICLE III 

The Student-Faculty Senate 

Section 1. The Student-Faculty Senate shall 
be composed of seven members of the Council 
and seven faculty members, of whom one shall 
be the President of the College. The student 
members are to be distributed as follows. 

a. One sophomore, to serve for two years, to 
be chosen from the two sophomores elected to 
the Council for two-year terms. 

b. Three juniors, the one who was elected 
as a sophomore, and two newly elected to the 
Council for two-year terms, to be chosen from 
juniors elected to the Council for two-year 
terms. 

c. Three seniors, the two who were elected 
as juniors, and one newly elected, provided that 
one of the three senior members shall be the 
President of the Council. 



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Section 2. The student members of the Sen- 
ate shall be elected by ballot by the Council at 
its second regular meeting in the Fall Semester; 
the othtr faculty members shall be appointed 
by the President of the College or selected in 
such other manner as he may specify. 

Section 3. The President of the College or 
someone else whom he may designate shall serve 
as Chairman of the Senate; a student member 
shall be elected Secretary by the Senate at its 
first meeting in the Fall Semester. 

Section 4. The Senate shall meet at regular 
times as it may decide, but at least once a 
month after its election. 

Section 5. It shall be the duty of the Senaite 
to consider problems and proposals with refer- 
ence to the common life and activities of the 
college oommunity, and to adopt from time 
to time, subject to the approval of the Ex- 
ecutive Council of the Faculty such regulations 
and such changes as may be deemed wise and 
necessary. 

Section 6. A quorum for the transaction of 
all business shall consist of at least four stu- 
dent member and four faculty member. 

ARTICLE IV 

Committees 

Section 1. The Elections Committee shall be 
composed of nine members of the Council, three 
seniors, two juniors, two sophomores, and two 
freshmen, to be appointed by the President of 
the Council. 

a. It shall be the duty of the Elections Com- 
mittee to conduct the annual elections each 
May at such time and place as shall be speci- 
fied by the Council. The Committee shall have 
prepared mimeographed ballots, and shall have 



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posted lists of nominations for class officers and 
representatives, and officers and members of 
the Executive Board of the Athletic Association 
for the ensuing year, as certified to the Com- 
mittee by the class presidents and the Presi- 
dent of the Athletic Association, respectively. 
At all times during the voting hours there shall 
be at least three members of the Elections 
Committee on duty at the voting place, who 
shall have authorized lists of all the members 
of the voting classes, shall have proper condi- 
tions for secret balloting, shall see that no votes 
are cast other than by registered students upon 
the proper ballots, and shall keep an accurate 
record of those voting. 



b. Nominations for the various class officers 
and representatives shall be made at meetings 
of the respective classes at least one week be- 
fore the annual election, notice of each class 
meeting having been given either by announce- 
ment in Chapel or by publication in the "High- 
land Echo," at least three days in advance of 
the meeting. Two nominees for each position 
shall be selected, and shall be certified to the 
Elections Committee by the class presidents. 

c. Officers and members of the Executive 
Board of the Athletic Association having been 
nominated at a meeting of the Student Body 
and Faculty as provided in the By-Laws of the 
Association, shall be elected by "ballot at the 
annual election, all students and faculty being 
eligible to vote. 



d. The list to be voted on by the senior class 
and faculty shall consist of nominations for of- 
ficers and members of the Executive Board of 
the Athletic Association. The list for the jun- 
ior class shall consist of nominations for senior 



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class officers, and Council representatives, and ] 

for officers and members of the Executive Board J 

of the Athletic Association. The list for the j 

Sophomore class shall consist of nominations for • 

junior class officers, editor and business man- ': 

ager of the "Chilhowean" and council repre- '! 

sentatives and for officers and members of the ' 

Executive Board of the Athletic Association. . 

The list for the Freshmen class shall consist of ' 

nominations for sophomore class officers and ! 
Council representatives, and for officers and 
members of the Executive Board of the Athletic 

Association. i 

e. The Elections Committee shall be respon- ] 

sible for having the date, hours, and place of i 
the election announced in Chapel at least five 

days before the election; for having this in- ! 

formation and lists of all nominees published in ] 

the issue of the "Highland Echo" immediately , 

preceding the election ; and for counting all ' 

votes and certifying the results to the Council. ] 



f. The Council may direct the Elections Com- 
mittee to conduct other general student elec- 
tions, such as for Barnwarming and May Day 
when requested to do so by groups sponsoring 
such activities. 



Section 2. The Finance Committee shall be 
composed of three members of the Council; the 
Secretary-Treasurer of the Council, who shall act 
as chairman, and two others appointed by the 
President of the Council. The Committee shall 
be responsible for the collection of all funds 
for Council purposes, and shall be permitted to 
make assessments upon the classes, as approved 
by the Council, 



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Section 3. The Student Publications Commit- 
tee sliall he composed of four members of the 
Council, appointed by the President of the 
Council. 

a. The Committee shall serve as a part of 
the "Highland Echo" Committee as provided 
in the "Highland Echo" regulations and shall 
carry out such duties as are prescribed by 
said regulations. 

b. The Committee shall also be responsible 
for publicizing the activities of the Council, and 
for conveying to the publication staffs such 
suggestions and recommendations as the Council 
may direct. 

Section 4. The Pep Committee shall be com- 
posed of the head cheerleader, two faculty mem- 
bers appointed by the President of the College 
and three members of the student body ap- 
pointed by the President of the Council. The 
Committee shall elect its own officers. The 
Committee shall be responsible for all pep cele- 
brations, and at the first pep celebration in the 
fall Semester shall supervise the election ol! 
cheerleaders by the students present; the candi- 
date receiving the largest number of votes shall 
be the head cheerleader. 

Section 5. The Social Committee shall be 
composed of seven students appointed by the 
President of the Council and six Faculty memr 
bers appointed by the President of the College. 
The Student members shall be two seniors, two 
juniors, and one sophomore appointed from the 
student body, and one senior, and one junior 
appointed from the Council. There shall be as 
nearly as possible an equal number of men and 
women, and at least three of the students ap- 
pointed each year shall have served on the Com- 
mittee the previous year. The Committee shall 
elect its own officers. It shall be the duty of 
the Committee to plan and carry out a social 
program for the students in general. 



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ARTICLE V i 

Rules of Order f 

Section I. In matters of procedure not cover ] 

ed by this Constitution, Robert's Rules of Order ; 

shall be followed. 

ARTICLE VI ; 

Class Organization .' 

Section 1. The Officers of each class shall be t 

a president, vice-president, secretary and trea- ^ 

surer. .) 

a. The duties of the president shall be: ^ 

1) To call class meetings by the authority of ? 
the class Executive Committee and to preside ''■ 
at such meetings. ] 

2) To appoint committees, the selection of '' 
which is not otherwise provided for in this i 
constitution. i 

3) To serve as ex-officio member of all class . 
committees. , : 

4) To serve as chairman of the Executive ■ 
Committee. - 

b. The duties of the vice president shall be: ; 

1) To perform all the duties of the presi- '■ 
dent in the case of his absence or inability to ' 
serve. ■' 

2) To serve as a member of the Executive : 
Committee. 1 

c. The duties of the secretary shall be: ' 

1) To keen the minutes of all class meetings. ■ 

2) To conduct class correspondence as directed 
by the Kxecutive Committee. - 

3) To keep a written record of all c'ass act- j 
ivities. : 

4) To serve as a member of the Executive J 
Committee. ■ 

d. The duties of the treasurer shall be: ; 

1) To appoint with the approval of the pres- •> 
ident, a finance committee of which the treas- i 
urer shall be chairman. ; 

2) To work with the Committee in collecting ; 



class dues. 



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3) To deposit all money received on behalf of 
the class from whatever source, in a bank ac- 
count which shall be maintained in the name* 
of the class. 

4) To expend class funds only with the ap- 
proval of the Executive Committee and upon 
written order from the President. 

5) To keep a careful record of all the re- 
ceipts and expenditures in a book provided fo" 
that purpose at the expense of the class. 

6) To make a report of all monies collected 
and disbursed, whenever called upon for such 
a report by the class president or by the Fac- 
ulty Committee on Student Business Manage- 
ment. 

7) To present all records and a final report 
to the Faculty Committee on Student Business 
Management at the close of the academic year 
in the Spring and to transfer the account and 
records when audited, to his elected successor; 
except that in the senior class the records shall 
be turned over to the Committee on Student 
Business Management. 

Section 2. Each class shall have an executive 
comimttee. a social committee, a publicity com- 
mittee, a finance committee, and such other 
committees as may be needed. 

a. The executive committee shall consist of 
the officers of the class, and shall be respon- 
sible for: 

1) Planning the agenda for all class meetings. 

2) Encouraging the observance of the pro- 
visions of the Student Body constitution and 
all regulations for the direction of student life. 

3) Supervising the activities of all other com- 
mittees. 

b. The social committee shall be responsible 
for planning and supervising the social activities 
of the class. 



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c. The publicity committee shall publicize all 
activities of the 'class as the Executive Com- 
mittee may direct. 

d. The finance Committee shall recommend 
the amount of dues to be collected and shall be 
responsible for its collection. 

Section 3. Special elections shall be held in 
meetings called for that purpose by the class 
president with the approval of the Executive 
Committee. 

a. Such elections shall include: 

1) The election of class sponsors. 

2) The election of a May Queen by the Sen- 
ior class and attendants by the other classes. 

3) The election of class officers and student 
council representa'iives to fill vacancies. 

4) Any other elections not provided for in 
the regular Spring elections. 

b. Special elections shall be called and con- 
ducted as follows : 

1) Each election shall be announced in Chapel 
at least four days in advance and on the day of 
the election. 

2) In election meetings, nominations for each 
position shrtll be made from the floir. A prim- 
ary election shall then be conducted, the voting 
to be by a show of hands or in such other way 
as the class may decide. The Executive Com- 
mittee shall count the votes cast for the in- 
dividual nominees as well as the total number 
of people voting. The two people receiving the 
highest number of votes for each posi'ion in the 
primary shall be voted for by ballot in the 
final election to be held at the same or at 
an adjourned meeting. 

3) The Elections Committee of the Student 
Council shall be responsible for counting the 
votes cast in the final election and for having 
those elected certified by the president of the 
class. 



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4) No qudrum shall be required at these or 
other duly called class meetings. 

Section 4. Class dues shall be due and pay- 
able at the opening of the Spring and Fall 
Semesters, the amount to be determined by the 
vote of each class previous to the first day of 
registration. If no decision is made, the 
amounts to be collected shall be as follows: 

a. For the Freshman class, 25 cents each 
semester ; 

b. For the Sophomore class, 50 cents each 
semester; 

c. For the Junior class, one dollar each sem- 
ester; 

d. For the Senior class, one dollar each sem- 
ester ; 

Section 5. The class standing of individual 
students shall be determined by the records of 
the Personnel Office. No person may hold a 
class office or other position of official re- 
sponsibility unless his academic standing quali- 
fies him for membership in that class. The 
editor and business manager of the "Chilowean," 
elected in their junior year shall serve for the 
time required to publish the "Chilhowean." 

ARTICLE VII 

Amendments 
This Constitution may be amended as fol- 
lows: 

a. Each proposed amendment shall be ap- 
proved 7by a two- thirds vote of the Stxident 
Council. 

b. The proposed amendment shall be pre- 
sented to the Executive Council of the Faculty 
for approval.. 

-c. If approved by the Executive Council of 
the Faculty, the amendment shall then be pub- 
lished in the "Highland Echo" one week prior 
to the date set for presenting it to the Student 
Body, together with a notice of the time and 
place of meeting. 



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d. If passed by a two-thirds- vote of the 
Student Body, the amendment shall become 
effective. 

ARTICLE VIII 

Ratification 

This constitution shall become effective when 
approved by the Student Council and by the 
P^xecutive Council of the Faculty and passed by 
a two-thirds vote of the Student-Body. 

BY-LAW No. 1 
Town Night 

Special privileges are given to all members 
of the Student Body to visit specified areas 
in the city of Maryville on one night each week 
to be designated by the Student Council. The 
plan, provisions and penalties are the respon- 
sibility of and to be enforced by the Student 
Council. (The Student Council is to vote on 
provisions and signify their willingness to co- 
operate.) 

BY-LAW No. 2 

Recreation Center 

In order to provide for the men and women 
of the Student Body and Faculty and Staff 
of Maryville College increased opportunities for 
constructive recreation and wholesome fellow- 
ship, there shall be a Recreation Center when 
facilities are available, for which student-made 
and operated regulations have been adopted. 
(These regulations will be posted for the Stu- 
dent Body.) 



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MAPvYVILLE COLLEGE 



Maryville College 

Maryville, Tennessee 

One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Year 
Begins August 28, 1945 



Maryville College is one of the 
important church-related institutions of 
America, and seeks to be true to the 
noblest traditions of the association of 
education and religion. Its directors 
are elected by the Synod of Mid-South 
of the Presbyterian Church in the 
U.S.A. 

It is a Christian liberal arts college 
with the purpose of providing a general 
cultural education. During the war 
period it also rendered a special service 
in its Army Air Forces college training 
program. 

Its fees are deliberately kept at a 
low level for the benefit of those who 
might not be able to attend otherwise. 
This makes earnest cooperation on the 
part of all an essential factor. 

It desires to select its students on 
the basis of preparation, earnestness, 
capacity, character, and co-operative- 
ness. 



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FIRST TRY THE— 

COLLEGE BOOK STORE 

SERVES ALL STUDENTS' NEEDS 

Stationery - Pencils - T-Shirts 

Sweat Shirts - Post Cards 

Pennants - Note Books 

Pens and Fillers 

. . . also . . . 

COLLEGE STATION 
POST OFFICE 



Th© Webb Studio 

E. L. WEBB, Prop. 

Photos of Permanency 
and Character 

"The Best Is the Cheapest— Always" 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



New Providence 
Presbyterian Church 

Thomas A. Graham 
Pastor 

Miss Dorothy Lehman 
Director of Religious Education 

Dr. E. R. Hunter 
General Supt., Church School 

WELCOME TO MARYVILLE 

We cordially invite you to share 
in the worship, social, and service 
life of our church while you are 
here. The minister is available 
for counsel by appointment, either 
at the church office or the manse 
study. 

Church School 9:15 

(Classes for College Students) 

Morning Worship _.. 10:30 

Westminster Fellowship 6:00 

Midweek Service (Wed.) 7:30 



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Norton 
Hardware Co. 

Maryville, Tenn. 

Extends A 

Welcome To All 

Maryville College 

Students and Visitors 



MAEYVILLE COLLEGE 



Louisville Presbyterian 
Seminary 

109 E. Broadway 
LOUISVILLE 2, KY. 

"Preparing men to preach 

an ancient Gospel to 

a modern world" 

FRANK H. CALDWELL 
President 



BYRNE DRUG COMPANY 

PHONES 3 and 4 



Flowers For All Occasions 

On the Hill or Back Home 

CLARK'S FLOWERS 

133 E. Broadway Phone 313 



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J. M. NICELY GROCERY 

GET YOUR KNICK-KNACKS 

AT NICELY'S 

— just 200 yards from the West 

Gate of the Campus. 

ROYAL JEWELERS 

"It's Easy to Pay the Royal Way" 
Gamble Building Phone 1118 



SAINT ANDREW'S 
EPISCOPAL CHURCH 

West Broadway 

The Rev. Maurice H. Hopson 
Rector 

Holy Communion ___ 8:00 

College Class (Rectory, 

410 Gamble St.) 9:15 

Morning Prayer and Sermon 

(Holy Communion and 

Sermon, First Sunday 

of the Month) 10:30 

Rector's Study 
410 Gamble St. Phone 1607 



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Si Deus nobiscum, quis 
contra nos? 

Theta Epsilon 

. . . has a pep and a friend- 
liness which you'll like. It 
invites you to become an 
active member. 



Compliments 

of 

A FRIEND 



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WELCOMES NEW GIRLS 

We'll be happy to have you 
visit us, to help you in any way, 
and to pledge you as one of us. 



Where lasting friendships are made 
You're always welcome 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH 

Corner of College and Ellis 

Bible School 9:30 a. m. 

Morning Worship 10:25 a.m. 

Christian Endeavor 6:30 p. m. 

Evening Worship 7:30 p. m. 

FLOYD CLARK, Minister 
Church Telephone 624 



CITY DRUG CO. 

Harry M. Bird'— Oren D. Lowe 
Phone 66 Maryville, Tenn. 

Maryville's Leading Prescription Store 



Compliments 

WRIGHT'S 5-10-25^ STORE 

For All Your Flower Needs — 

CHANDLER FLORIST 

609 E. Broadway Phone 1192 



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AMERICAN SHOE SHOP 

Buy Good Shoes and Keep Them 
Repaired 

107 S. Court St. Phone 1556 



Compliments of 
A FRIEND 



BROADWAY METHODIST 
CHURCH 

Welcomes you to the down-town 
Church with the twin towers. 

THE COLLEGE CLASS 
is- especially for college students, 
9:15 a. m. each Sunday. Enjoy the 
organ. 

MORNING WORSHIP 10:30 

The Pastor will be glad to see you 

at any time; call 967-1 or 72. 

C. P. Hardin. Pastor 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



Welcome, Maryville Students — 

WESTERN THEOLOGICAL 
SEMINARY 

Pittsburgh, Pa. 

To prepare college graduates 
for the Christian Ministry and 
Church Vocations. 

For catalogue and information 
address: 

Henry A. Riddle, D.D., LL.D., 

President 

731 Ridge Avenue 

Pittsburgh 12 Pennsylvania 



Compliments of 

Park-Beik Co. 

Maryville's Newest 
Department Store 



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First Methodist Church 
Corner of Broadway and Norwood 

Church School 9:15 a.m. 

Morning Worship 10:30 a. m. 

Youth and Young Adult 

Fellowship 6:00 p. m. 

Evening Worship 7:00 p. m. 

Midweek Service 
Wednesday Evening at 7:00 p. m. 

A cordial welcome 

is extended to all Maryville 

College students 



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The YMCA and the 

The CHAt 

. . THE ONLY STUDENT-OP&RATED 

SANDWICHES \ 

COOKIES \ 

CAKE 1 

• ^ 

CANDY i 



Located in the center of the } 
campus and operated jointly by the \ 
yhAQA and the YWCA. \ 



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WCA Invite You to 

FERBOX 

EFRESHMENT STORE ON THE HILL. 

COLD DRINKS 
ICE CREAM 
FRUIT 

NECESSITIES 



"Where the fellows keep trim, 
and the girls stay slim; and your 
date'll wanta' hang around." 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



The First Baptist 
Church 

at Ellis & High Streets 

Cordially welcomes you 
to Maryville 

Bible School— 9:15 A. M. 
College Bible Class 

Worship Services 
10:30 A. M. - 7:30 P. M. 

Young People's Meeting 
6:30 P. M. 

We invite you to make this 

your church home while 

in Maryville. 

"The First Baptist Church, the 
rhurch with the friendly welcome" 

Colvin L. Hammock. Pastor 



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Columbia 
Theological Seminary 

Decatur, Ga. 
Founded 1828 

Well Equipped Faculty 
Excellent Library 
Modern Buildings 
Spacious Campus 

In fhe Heart of the South 

For information, address — 

J. McDowell richards 

President 



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