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Full text of "Maryville College Handbook [M Book] 1949-1950"

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The M Book 



1949-1950 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE HANDBOOK 



THE ABC'S OF SUCCESSFUL 


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Aaryville, Tennessee Volume XLIV 



M BOOK STAFF 

Editorial 
RUTH DAVIS and JIM DANCE 

Business 
CHARLES WILLIAMS and WILMA ROBINSON 



Published by the Young Men's and Young 
Women's Christian Associations in cooperation 
with the Student Council, the Women's Stu- 
dent Government Association, the Men's Stu- 
dent Organization, and the Executive Council 
of the Faculty. 






COLLEGE CALENDAR 
1949-1950 

First Semester 

1949 
Aug. 30-Sept. 3 — Opening program: 

Aug. 30, Tuesday, 4 p. m. — New students re- 
port 
Aug. 31, Wednesday, 8 a. m. — Semester opens; 
registration of new students; payment 
of bills by old or new students who 
have registered 
Sept. 1, Thursday, 8 a. m. — Opening chapel 

service; registration 
Sept. 2, Friday, 8 a. m. — Annual Convocation; 

first meeting of classes 
Sept. 2, Friday, 8 p. m.— YMCA and YWCA 

receptions 
Sept. 3, Saturday, 8 p. m. — Faculty reception 
Oct. 29, Saturday — Founders' and Homecoming 

Day 
Nov. 24, Thursday — Thanksgiving Day 
Dec. 11, Sunday, 3 p. m. — "Messiah" 
Dec. 17-21, First semester final examinations 
Dec. 21, Wednesday, noon — First semester ends; 
Christmas holidays begin 

Second Semester 
1950 

Jan. 11, Wednesday, 8 a. m. — Chapel; Christmas 

holidays end; second semester begins 
Feb. 1-9, February Meetings 
April 9, Sunday — Easter 
April 13-14, Comprehensive Examination 
May 1, Monday— May Day Festival 
May 13-17; Commencement program: 
May 13, Saturday — Alumni Day 
May 14, Sunday — Baccalaureate Day 
May 17, V/ednesday — Commencement Day 

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DR. RALPH W. LLOYD 
President of Maryville College 



FROM YOUR PRESIDENT 



As President of the College it is my privilege 
to represent the Faculty and Staff and the 
Directors in extending a cordial welcome to old 
and new students as they enter upon the college 
year. Our prayer is that each may be given 
health and good opportunity. 

There are approximately one hundred persons 
on the faculty and the administrative and main- 
tenance staff and thirty-six members of the 
Beard of Directors. All are sincerely interested 
in every Maryville College student and in making 
the institution the most effective possible. 

These lines help introduce a booklet which 
contains a great deal of valuable information 
which I commend to you for reading now and 
reference throughout the year. May it be a 
successful year. 

—RALPH WALDO LLOYD, 

President of Maryville College 



T IS FOR TRADITION 

Talk about Traditions — Maryville's got 'em! 
Old ones, new ones — and you'll never feel your- 
self a part of the Hill till you know most of them. 
We think our traditions are sort of special, 
something you'll remember particularly nostal- 
gically when you're old and grey graduates. 

You'll always remem.ber your first days at 
Maryville as days of lines — lines at the Personnel 
Office, lines at the Treasurer's Office, lines at 
the Bookstore. Then that longest and long- 
remembered line of hand-shakers at the FACUL- 
TY RECEPTION. You'll want to dress formally 
as you can to meet and get acquainted with the 
MC faculty members. There'll be new faces and 
names which will grow to mean a lot to you 
during your college stay. 

Since membership in the girls' societies — 
Bainonian and Theta Epsilon — and the men's 
societies — Alpha Sigma and Athenian — is open 
to all members of the student body, respectively, 
cf course, the four societies go all out during 
RUSH WEEK to line up all new students as pros- 
pective members. In consecutive weeks the two 
brother-and-sister societies conduct intensive 
membership drives culminating in the Saturday 
night formal program. Last year Bainonian and 
Athenian presented a South of the Border musical 
program, while Theta and Alpha Sig entertained 
with a World Cruise musical revue. 

When you hear Tuesday night called TOWN 
NIGHT, you'll know it's The Night of the week 
when you and your date can enjoy a movie, 
bowling, skating or just a hamburger and french 
fries downtown till ten o'clock. Mark our words 
— the bright lights of Broadway (Maryville's 
main street, of course) will lure you on Town 
Nights. 



other week-day nights you'll want to have a 
coke and a sandwich or a malted milk at the 
STUDENT CENTER. Besides being open for all 
students during the day as a lounge and recrea- 
tion center, the attractive white building con- 
tains the Y-STORE which is open at various 
daytimie hours and from 9:30 till 10:15 at night. 
After big doings, like ball games or the various 
Saturday night happenings, the Y-Store opens 
long enough for refreshments, too. 

SUNDAY VESPERS feature guest speakers and 
the music of the College's outstanding A Capella 
Choir. Held in Lamar Library since the Chapel 
fire, Vespers closes the Sunday program with a 
tone of quiet dignity and worship. 

You'll envy the lovely senior girl elected to 
reign as Queen on FOUNDERS' AND HOME- 
COMING DAY. Dorms are colorfully decorated 
to receive the alumni who arrive in great num.- 
bers for their outdoor barbeque. The morning is 
marked by a dignified chapel service commemo- 
rating the College's founding, and the evening is 
highlighted by your best yells from the football 
field as the Highlanders meet their toughest foes 
on our home gridiron. 

Your guess is as good as ours as to what will 
be the theme of this year's BARNWARMING. 
This, THE big show of the fall, is held every 
Thanksgiving eve in Alumni Gym, its program 
planned by the campus Y's. Following a period 
during which you can visit the various little 
"shops" set up around the gym fringes, you'll see 
a gala extravaganza featuring the best talent the 
campus can produce. Oh yes — reigning mon- 
archs are the King and Queen, chosen from the 
senior class, and their attendants who, while 
elected by the student body some weeks before, 
remain Maryville's top secret till Barnwarming 
night. In past years the gym has become the 
lost continent of Atlantis, a gypsy forest, and 



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New Orleans at Mardi Gras time for Barnwarm- 
ing; wonder what the '49 show will be? 

And then Christmas comes around, bringing 
not only a short vacation preceded by final 
exams, but also the annual presentation of 
Handel's MESSIAH. Yours can be one of the 
hundreds of voices which, accompanied by the 
College orchestra and Miss Davies at the organ, 
presents this enthralling oratorio. 

You'll enjoy those Christmas holidays well 
enough, but we'll bank on your eagerness to get 
back on campus quickly enough when they're 
over! That's in January; in February comes the 
week when emphasis is shifted more to spiritual 
thoughts during FEBRUARY MEETINGS. Mid- 
morning chapel services, a bit longer than usual, 
give you time to appreciate the messages of the 
year's speaker and the well-known hymns we 
sing. 

February also marks the College's drive for its 
FRED HOPE FUND. Established in memory and 
tribute of one of Maryville's outstanding gradu- 
ates, this fund enables one of our fellow students 
to work in the foreign mission field. You'll want 
to contribute to this worthwhile drive. 

It's worth getting up early and traipsing out 
to the College amphitheatre to see the sun 
rise as the choir sings "Alleluia" in the annual 
EASTER SUNRISE SERVICE. 

Once each year the dorms hold OPEN HOUSE 
when the fellows and girls display their rooms to 
each other and the general public. This occasion 
is immediately preceded by some exhaustive 
house cleaning and is generally followed by loud 
sighs of relief. Both fellows and girls are inter- 
ested in seeing just How the Other Half Lives, 
and moms and dads drop around to see how jr. 
and sis are taking care of their rooms. 

Big musical program of the spring is SPRING- 
TIME SENERADE, inaugurated two years ago 



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by the Men's Glee Club and the All-Girl Choir. 
Framed in a lovely stage setting, these groups 
present a fascinating program of musical numbers 
from popular operettas, accompanied by twin 
pianos and Mr. Hughes at the electric organ 
console. 

Our lovely amphitheatre in the College Woods 
becomes such varied scenes as the Emerald City 
of Oz cr a Southern plantation for the annual 
MAY DAY PAGEANT. Some lovely senior girl 
and her attendants reign over the festivities, 
which feature music, dancing, and acting com- 
bined in an attractive pageant. Previous pag- 
eants have been Robin Hood, the Wizard of Oz, 
and Plantation Story, dramatized from the Uncle 
Remus tales. 

When COMMENCEMENT comes it marks not 
only the beginning of a new life for the depart- 
ing seniors but the end of another experience- 
packed College year. The dignified services are 
climaxed by the Commencement exercises w^th 
the processional of the Daisy Chain, the faculty, 
and the graduating class. The Daisy Chain, com- 
posed of 14 girls of the junior class, make the 
long daisy chains between which the graduating 
seriors march down the aisle toward diplomas 
and freedom. We feel sure the departing seniors 
have more than the little initials after their 
names to remember, though. 

But it's "See you next fall!" for the rest of us 
—and toward the end of that LONG SUMMER 
VACATION we find ourselves anxious to get 
back to the College which has become so much a 
part of our lives and personalities. 



D IS FOR DATING 



You'll probably meet a "he" or a "she" you 
want to date very soon (after you start your 
college career, if you're a freshman), so here 
are a few thing's you'll have to remember. 
Parlor dates may be had in the women's dormi- 
tory parlors from 7:15 until 10 any weekday 
evening by arranging with the Dormitory Head. 
Junior and senior women may have an unlimited 
number, while freshmen and sophomores are 
limited to four each month. Sunday dating is 
for services only, except Easter and Baccalaur- 
eate Sundaj^s, when afternoon dating is also 
permitted. 

Calling hours for men in women's dormitories 
are on weekdays from 1:00 to 1:20 p. m., 3:30 to 
5:30 p. m., and 6:30 to 7:15 p. m.; Town Night 
from 6:30 to 7:15 p. m., and 9:30 to 10 p. m.; 
Sunday afternoon from 1:00 to 1:20 p. m.; 
Saturday afternoon from 1:00 to 5:30 p. m. Men 
may stay in the dorms after Vespers on Sunday 
until 8:15 and after Student Vols until 9:15. 
Couples may be together within Circle Drive 
each weekday evening until 7:15; on Sunday, 
Circle Drive time limit is 7:00, and couples may 
be together after lunch until 1:20 p. m. 

Dating is allowed at announced college activi- 
ties. Couples must return to the women's dormi- 
tories within fifteen minutes after the close of 
the activity or immediately after leaving the 
Student Center, and men do not stay after that 
time. Otherwise there is no dating on weekday 
evenings, except that men may walk back with 
women directly from the library or Student Cen- 
ter to the women's dormitories and leave im- 
mediately. 

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When you're a senior, you'll have additional 
privileges technically called WSGA Senior Priv- 
ileges. Each senior woman is allowed an extra 

Town Night gov- 
erned by regular 
rules. On this night 
(other than Tuesday 
night) dating is per- 
mitted to seniors in 
Knoxville provided 
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(c(l(Sl* /^)'\^TO^ dormitory by 8:30 
cH^'^V \ '' \\W^r^ p.m. Sunday after- 
noon dating is also 
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Sy'^^C^ ^_ iJ^H^ between 3 and 5:30 

p. m. on the campus, 
in residential areas 
of the city, and for groups of couples in the 
College Woods and around the loop. Seniors 
must report ail underclass women who take 
advantage of senior privileges as well as violating 
seniors to the Executive Committee of WSGA. 

Before entertaining an overnight guest, be sure 
to make necessary arrangements with the Dieti- 
cian and Head of the dormitory; also, please have 
your guests register in the guest book. 

In planning parties, picnics, and other social 
activities, you must secure approval from the 
Dean of Women at least five days in advance. 
Dates for all-campus activities of large groups 
must be scheduled by the Dean of Curriculum. 
All social activities must be properly chaperoned 
and must be held on campus or at some approved 
place. The Y rooms are available for parties 
and such if arrangements are made in advance 
through the YWCA House Committee and the 
plans approved by the Dean of Women. 

Official Town Night is Tuesday night when 
students may go to town. Girls must be in groups 



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of three or with a date and must sign out and 
in on the sign-out sheet between 5 and 10:15 
p. m. When special permission is granted, girls 
must notify either the president or the secretary 
of the Student Council. Students must take a 
direct route to town and stay within specified 
boundaries. There shall be no loitering on 
campus, on the way to and from town, or in 
front of the women's dormitories. Upon re- 
turning, couples may go directly to the Student 
Center by signing out previously on the sign-out 
sheet. Couples may also come into the women's 
dormitory parlors between 9:30 and 10 p. m. 

You'll want to avoid breaking these rules, 
which lead to suspension of Town Night privil- 
eges, as levied by the Student Council: for loiter- 
ing — two months; being out of bounds — four 
months; failing to sign in or out — three weeks; 
failure of girls to be in groups of three or with 
date — four months; and overstaying time limit — 
two months. Two demerits may be given for in- 
fringing on Town Night suspension. 

Social dancing was last year's big step in MC 
social life. Dancing each vx^eekday (except Sat- 
urday) evening following supper till 7:15 is in- 
formal, held in Intramural Gymnasium. 

The Fall Dance, scheduled for some date in 
the middle of the first semester, has rules that 
say "No" to: corsages, tuxes, admission charge, 
and program dances. Music is recorded, and tlie 
informal note is set. 

For the Big Formal, or Spring Dance, different 
rules apply. Admission tickets are one dollar 
per couple, and, since this is a "program dance," 
only couples are admitted. Gals dress formal, 
fellovv^s may look just as nice in trim business 
suits as in tuxedos, which are helpful but not 
necessary. Corsages are in style. Your request 
for a non-student guest must be handled through 
the office of the Dean of Women. 

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D IS FOR DORMITORY 

One of the biggest adjustments you'll have to 
make is that of living with not only one room- 
mate but also a v/hole dormful of people! If 
you're lucky you'll manage the jump with grace; 
if you're not you'll v/ant to read more carefully 
than ever these suggestions for happy dormitory 
life. 

To begin with, a dormitory full of varied per- 
sonalities requires you to use far more patience, 
consideration, and understanding than you might 
think you possess. The best rule to follov/ is the 
oft-quoted Golden one, which m.eans a lot when 
it comes to happy dorm living. Respect what 
little privacy there may be, and let your conduct 
always be what you'd appreciate from others. 

Whether your studying is well-balanced (as it 
should be) or heavily concentrated during cer- 
tain cramming periods (as it won't be if you 
budget your time properly) you'll appreciate your 
neighbor's being considerate about loud radios, 
talking, hall yelling, and door slamming. Not to 
mention spending their time in your room. Natur- 
ally enough, your neighbors will appreciate these 
little courtesies on your part, too. 

Don't wait till time for the yearly Open 
House to do the hurried housecleaning that will 
deceive your mother as to the habitual condition 
of 3^our room. A little regular cleaning will do 
wonders for your room's appearance and your 
roommate's good humor. Your floor janitor will 
also stay in a good humor if you don't sweep 
the dirt into the hall he or she has to clean. 

It's a fact that Cleanliness is next to Impossible 
when the bathroom is filled with drying clothes 
and the tubs and basins reflect a critical lack of 
thought on the part of the person immediately 



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preceding you. Everyone appreciates considera- 
tion in the form of clean bathroom facilities. 
Also, you never know whom you're going to 
meet in the hall, so if you must meander, mean- 
der properly clad to avoid possible mutual em- 
barrassment. 

Little things like borrowing extensively from 
your roommate — not only money, but also ties 
and blouses, playing your radio both loud and 
late, catty discussions of your friends and others, 
monopolizing the telephone, and extensive visit- 
ing during quiet hours may seem trifles to you, 
but your dormitory reputation hangs on such 
slender threads as those. 



FOR YOUR ROOM 

Chief on the list of Requireds is that mattress 
pad you'll have to have for your bed, but your 
room will look all the better for any amount of 
"prettying-up" you care to do. Extensive alter- 
ations and improvements need the OK of the 
Head of the Dormitory and the Director of Main- 
tenance, but they're very cooperative about your 
fixing your room. Remember, you're the one 
responsible for the condition of your room and 
its furnishings. 

Owing to the always-present fire hazard in the 
dormitories, overloading of the electric circuits 
is discouraged by limiting the use of equipment. 
If you need more light than you can squeeze out 
of the 150 watts the College allows each room 
in the form of one overhead drop cord (and one 
wall plug in the men's dorm), you may have 50 
additional watts for $2.50. Ask your dormi- 
tory head to make out an extra-current card and 
pay for it at the Treasurer's Office during regis- 
tration. If you want to bring your radio, be pre- 
pared to pay the $2.50 fee for it, too. And pay 



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the fees promptly, because they are upped to 
$3.50 if late. But if you're a good figurer of 
wattage you can bring things like clocks, lamps 
(preferably the fluorescent kind which take 
fewer watts), radios and razors. No hotplates, 
irons or electric hair driers may be used in the 
rooms; ironing can be done on the ironing boards 
in each laundry. 

Extension cords looped around on the floor 
or hanging from bare nails are forbidden not 
only by the College but also by state fire inspect- 
ors. You'll be expected to comply with the 
"lights out" and "light cut" regulations that apply 
to your dorm, as well as the regulation against 
playing your radio between 11 at night and 6 
in the morning. 

Regulations require penalties, but the latter 
won't apply to you if you follow the former. 
Electrical equipment used contrary to dorm reg- 
ulations is liable to confiscation for the rest of 
the sem^ester. Your radio particularly, if played 
after 11 p. m., will find itself in the office for 
one month. Of course smoking is forbidden any- 
where on campus, but it would be doubly dan- 
gerous to do so in your room; you'll be subject 
to College discipline if you're found smoking in 
your room. Possessing liquor bottles, road signs, 
someone else's key or pass key, or firearms is 
considered, obviously, a disciplinable offense. 

If you're going to live in the dormitory, or 
are an out-of-town student rooming off campus, 
don't plan to bring a car for use at College. If 
you think yours may be an unusual case entitling 
you to special permission, make a written re- 
quest through the Personnel Office. Local Mary- 
ville students who regularly use cars at the Col- 
lege and faculty members who drive to and from 
and park on the campus must secure permit tags 
and parking spaces from the Director of Main- 
tenance. 

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You'll need a permit from the Director of 
Student Employment in order to act as an agent 
for any business firm in any of the dormitories. 

Each dormitory plans and participates in emer- 
gency drills; be familiar with your dorm's pro- 
cedure and regulations and follow them to the 
letter. Violation of rules for these drills is con- 
sidered a serious offense, as is meddling with 
any dormitory fire equipment. 

Out of consideration for yourself and others, 
observe the quiet or study hours which last from 
7:15 till 11 p. m. in the dormitories each day 
except Saturday and Sunday. The Library's a 
good place to study from Monday through Friday 
from 7 to 10 each night; women students must 
sign out and in, in their respective dorms. 

Notify your house mother if you become ill. 
She'll arrange to have your absences from Chapel 
and classes excused by signing a list of these 
absences on a little yellow form which you can 
obtain from and return to the Personnel Office. 
Turn in these absence reports, signed, within 
two days after you return to classes; otherwise 
the excuse will not be approved. 

If it is necessary for you to go to the College 
Hospital as a patient, you'll w^ant to take your 
own pajamias, towels, washcloths, etc., after 
arrangements have been made for your entrance 
by the head of your dormitory. Visiting hours 
in the hospital are between 4 to 7 p. m., and 
open hours in the infirmary clinic are 4 until 
5 p. m. each weekday; the doctor is there on 
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons. Of 
course emergency cases will be received any 
time. 

Regulations imposed by civil laws are auto- 
matically College regulations, such as the Ten- 
nessee state law forbidding the possession and 
use of fireworks. 

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Nobody appreciates neatness more than we 
do, but do your laundering in the laundry rooms, 
except in emergencies when small amounts of 
light laundry may be done in the bathrooms, and 
do your ironing in the laundry rooms or the 
other specified places. Each dormitory has its 
own rules concerning use of the washing ma- 
chines and irons. No laundering is to be done on 
Sunday, and no ironing, except emergency press- 
ing between 7 and 9 a. m. 

WOMEN'S DORMITORIES 

In addition to the general rules you've already 
read, the women's dorms have some particular 
regulations you'll want to be familiar with. 

The dormitory Sign-Out Sheet requires your 
signature, personally, whenever you leave the 
campus, either day or night, and for all night 
activities on the campus — Town Night, the 
library, or visiting another dormitory. If attend- 
ing a College function, return to the dorm as 
soon as it's over; arrangements to attend other 
functions must be made with the head of your 
dormitory or with the Dean of Women. 

To be absent from the campus, you must al- 
ways sign out and in on the sign-out sheet. 
Trips to Maryville or Knoxville may be made 
any weekday providing you return to the campus 
before 6 p. m.; trips to Knoxville are not made 
in the company of men. Groups of two or more 
girls may walk in the College Woods on week- 
days and Sundays not in company of men. If 
you wish to visit over the weekend or to be 
absent overnight from the campus, you will have 
to have written permission from your home or 
have had your parents previously sign the regu- 
lar Standing Permissions form which allows you 
approximately five visits a semester other than 
to your own home; approval for these visits must 
be obtained in advance from the dormitory head, 

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and your plans must be discussed with her so 
that she can fill out your activity card properly. 

When properly chaperoned and arranged, 
week-end camping trips are allowed; seniors and 
juniors may have two such trips a year, and 
sophomores and freshmen, one. 

You'll be asked to serve as monitor for your 
floor at least once during the semester. This 
means you'll have to be present on your floor 
during the time you're on duty, seeing that halls 
are kept quiet during study hours and that stu- 
dents are in their own rooms after 11 p. m. It's 
your job to check on proper use of lights and 
radios at night, to answer the buzzer, and to see 
that rules in general are obeyed. Violations are 
to be reported to the House Committee. 

Outgoing telephone calls may be made and 
received any time between 6 a. m. and 11 p. m. 
Outgoing calls, except to faculty and staff, are 
to be made on the pay phones; incoming calls 
will be received on the office phone. 

You may be summoned before the House Com- 
mittee for infraction of these dormitory rules, as 
provided for by the monitors and officers of 
WSGA: ironing on Sunday other than at the 
specified time; abusing light-cut regulations; be- 
ing in another's room after 11 p. m.; laundering 
in bathroom contrary to regulations; being in 
bathroom after 11 p. m. for other than legitimate 
reasons; undue disturbances; and for violations 
of other dormitory rules. 

Study hours in the women's dormitories are 
from 7:15 p. m. each day except Saturday and 
Sunday. In the sophomore and freshman dorm- 
itories closed stucfy hours are kept from 7:30 
to 9:30 p. m. In junior-senior dorms three light- 
cuts per room are permitted each week; in the 
sophomore-freshman dorms two light-cuts per 
room per week are allowed. 

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MEN'S DORMITORIES 

Here are a few additional regulations that 
apply particularly to men students. 

Overnight absence must be arranged with the 
Head of the men's dormitory. The where- 
abouts of all students must be known at all 
times, should they be needed for any special 
reason. Men may entertain their families in the 
dorm lobby at specified times. Men's visiting 
hours for student rooms in Carnegie and Bart- 
lett are from 3:30 to 7:15 p. m. each day. 

Disciplinary measures will be taken by the 
Executive Council of the Faculty or the Super- 
visor of Men's Residence for infractions of these 
rules: abusing light privilege; visiting or having 
visitors after 11 p. m.; creating a disturbance in 
the dormitory or causing the willful destruction 
of property; and violation of other dormitory 
regulations. 

OFF-CAMPUS MEN 

Though you may have to room, off-campus for 
a while — say. your first year at Maryville — you'll 
get into the dorm after while. Till you do, re- 
member that the same behavior is expected of 
you — if not better — in private homes than the 
dormitory heads would expect of you on campus. 
Be considerate in your use of radio, lights, and 
leisure time. For overnight absences, report to 
the Supervisor of Men's Residence in Carnegie 
Hall. Men rooming off-campus, both local and 
out of town, may use washroomis in Bartlett, 
Thaw, and Carnegie, and the lounge room in the 
Student Center building. 



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JUST IN GENERAL 

Though the foregoing lists may seem like a 
lot of rules, you'll discover if only by reading 
between the lines (and we hope you've done 
more than that!) that if you are considerate and 
well-behaved, you'll get along swimmingly at 
Maryville without even knowing there are such 
things as regulations and penalties. But a few 
will need disciplinary measures, even these: 
Demerits, given by the Executive Council of 
the Faculty for violations of College regulations; 
Dismissal from College, given by the same body 
when a student accumulates 15 penalized ab- 
sences in one semester, or gets ten demerits, or 
persistently fails to cooperate with the general 
College program. 

General regulations, which you'd probably 
follow anj'^way, include such as these: Ball 
throwing or snowballing nearer buildings than 
the roadways is not permitted; Sunday visiting 
of drug stores, restaurants, and the like, and 
using College athletic facilities on Sunday is not 
to be done, and visiting pool rooms or establish- 
ments selling beer or other intoxicants is never 
to be done. Use of intoxicants by students is 
strictly forbidden. 



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F IS FOR FOOD 



If you like to eat — and even if you don't you're 
bound to spend some of your semester here 
doing just that — you'll soon discover Pearsons 
Dining Hall. Meals are served there each day. 
Breakfast is served at 7 a. m. on weekdays and 
at 8 on Sundays. Luncheon is served at 12:30 
p. m. each day. Dinner is served at 6:00 p. m. 
Monday through Friday, and at 5:30 on Satur- 
days and Sundays. 

Your tablemates, all seven of them, will ap- 
preciate your appearing well-groomed and well- 
mannered at meals. Particularly before dinner 
is a good time to freshen up a little, but all 
meals deserve your best mealtime etiquette. 

Try to make the conversation table-wide, but 
not at the expense of your lungs. Loud and 
boisterous talking is frowned upon not only by 
the College in general but also by those tables 
nearest yours. You'll want to be attentive and 
reverent during the blessing especially. 

Don't forget that your waitress, while she is 
interested in your health and well-being, has 
classes and obligations of her own. She'll appre- 
ciate your consideration in getting to and from 
meals on time. 

Your guests may eat in the dining hall by 
arranging with the Dietician. Prices for break- 
fasts are 25c all Vv^eek; lunch costs 60c on 
weekdays, 75c on Sundays; dinner is 60c Mon- 
day through Friday, and supper is 35c on Sat- 
urday and Sunday night.s 



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A IS FOR ATTENDANCE 



Although you are allowed a certain number of 
"cuts" from classes, Chapel, Sunday School and 
Church, it would be a good idea not to miss any 
more than you feel really necessary. 

You are advised to keep a careful personal 
record of all your cuts. This way, you will know 
when you are about to cvercut, which is a very 
handy thing to know. 

The College will, of course, excuse you for 
illness or other emergency upon written request 
to the Personnel Office. This request must be 
submitted to the main office within two days 
after you return to classes. You are to notify the 
Head of the Dormitory of any situation which 
requires your absence from class. No excuse will 
be given unless you do this. 

You will also be excused for any authorized 
activity, such as scheduled trips for members of 
the debate squad, ball teams, choir, etc. 

Below, you will find the number of allowed 
cuts for each class or service listed, and below 
that, you will find the penalties for overcutting. 
Read them carefully and get them well in mind. 
There is a chart on the next page you may use 
to keep a record of your cuts, if you wish. 



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FRESHMEN AND SOPHOMORES 

Chapel 3 

Sunday School or Church (total of) 3 

1 -credit-hour class 1 

2 -credit-hour class 1 

3-credit-hour class 2 

4-credit-hour class 2 

JUNIORS AND SENIORS 

Chapel 5 

Sunday School or Church (total of) 6 

1-credit-hour class 1 

2-credit-hour class 2 

3-credit-hour class 3 

4-credit-hour class 4 

Deducticn of Grade Points and 
Semester Hours 

The Personnel Office deducts grade points and 
semester hours from your total according to the 
following: 

a. For each "over-cut" one-half hour and one 
and one-half grade points will be deducted from 
the total credit. 

b. For "cuts" v/ithin two days before and after 
a recess or holiday, one-half semester hour and 
one-half grade points Vvdll be deducted for each 
class missed. 



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WHO'S WHO 

student Body President Bill Nish 

Student Body Vice-President -Delbert Earisman 

Social Chairman Jim Dance 

YMCA President Bill Chalker 

YWCA President Dot Holverson 

MSO President Ray Holsey 

WSGA President Ginni Schwarz 

House Chairman of Baldwin Lucy Carrick 

House Chairman of Memorial 

Hall Marianna Brogden 

Athletic Association President Jim Lester 

Chilhowean Editor Mary Lyerly 

Chilhowean Business Manager Tom Kees 

Highland Echo Editor Herbert McCallum 

Highland Echo Business Mgr. Barbara Atlfather 

Senior Class President Tubby Callaway 

Junior Class President Joe McNeill 

Sophomore Class President Jim Kren 

Bainonian President Mary Mills 

Theta Epsilon 

President Mary Mitchell Wooldridge 

Athenian President Don Hyatt 

Alpha Sigma President Ted Beasley 

Football Captain Howard Davis 

Football Co-Captain D. M. Miller 



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C IS FOR COUNCIL 

Student Council represents Maryville's all- 
campus student governing body. Through the 
Council student matters may go up for faculty 
opinion to the Student-Faculty Senate. 

In February, 1949, the present student body 
constitution was voted by the student body, hav- 
ing previously been approved by the Faculty and 
Student Council. This constitution is the com- 
pletion of the efforts of many Student Councils. 

and enforcing Town 
Night regulations, 
your Student Coun- 
cil has various other 
duties to perform. 
All-campus elections 
are conducted b y 
the Council and 
through its Social 
Board it plays a 
large part in plan- 
ning and directing 
social activities. It 
is constantly at 
work to serve you 
suggestions, ideas, and 
whole cam.pus program. 

All too soon it will again come time to elect 
new class representatives for Student Council. 
Your vote should be cast for the classmate you 
know will serve the class best. 




by representing your 
needs in bettering the 



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FROM YOUR STUDENT BODY PRESIDENT 



Hello, Students, 

Once again we look forward to all the activi- 
ties and experiences which another year at Mary- 
ville brings. For some of you it is the first year. 
To you, the rest of us extend a hearty welcome 
and hope that your college career may be a 
happy and successful one. We stand ready to 
help you in any way we can. 

On the next few pages you will find the 
student body constitution, newly revised during 
the past year. It would be well worth reading 
for an understanding of how your student gov- 
ernment operates. Many new ideas have been 
tried during the past year, and many more will 
be experimented with this year. Let us know 
what you think as these ideas are advanced; for 
whatever action the council takes, it does so be- 
lieving that such is best for our entire college 
community. 

Please don't think of the council as just an- 
other organization on the campus. It is your 
organization. Your best interest is the sole 
purpose for its even functioning. Under the new 
representation plan, every student has two or 
three channels through which to present ideas or 
problems to the council. Please use them that 
we may fulfill our purpose which is "to unify 
the student body in the common motive of self- 
government in order to assum.e responsibility in 
the management of our affairs, strengthen the 
cooperation between students, faculty, and ad- 
ministration, and increase loyalty to the best 
interests of the college." 

Sincerely, 

Bill Nish 



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CONSTITUTION OF THE STUDENT BODY 
OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE 

PREAMBLE 
We, the students of Maryville College, believing that 
there are common problems that can best be resolved 
and common purposes that can be achieved through 
united effort, do establish this constitution. 
ARTICLE I— Name 
The name of this organization shall be the Student 
Body of Maryville College. 

ARTICLE II — Purpose 
The purpose of this organization is to unify the 
student body in the common motive of self-government 
in order to assume responsibility in the management of 
our affairs, strengthen the cooperation between students, 
faculty and administration, and increase loyalty to the 
best interests of the College. 

ARTICLE III — Membership and Meetings 
Section 1. Membership: 

a. All students of Maryville College shall be mem- 
bers of this organization. 
Section 2. Meetings: 

a. Meetings of the Student Body of Maryville 
College shall be held at the call of the president of the 
Student Body 

(1) Upon the vote of the Student Counci, 

(2) Upon petition signed by fifty members, 

(3) At any other time specified by this con- 
stitution, and 

(4) Upon the request of the President of the 
College. 

b. The time, place, and purpose of any Student 
Body meeting must be announced in Chapel at least 
twice or published in the Highland Echo at least one 
week before the set date for that meeting. 

ARTICLE IV— The Student Council 
Section 1. The general administrative functions of 
the Student Body shall be centered in the Student 
Council, whose officers, selected in the manner here- 
inafter designated, shall also serve as the officrs of the 
Student Body. 

Section 2. Objects: 

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 Christmas emphasis and program. 

b. To represent accurately the points of view of 
the Student Body with respect to the following four 
phases of campus life: Spiritual, Academic, Social, and 
Living. 



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c. To consider, develop, and seek to promote 
matters of student interest in cooperation with the 
faculty. 

d. To supervise and coordinate certain student 
activities as provided for elsewhere in this Constitution. 

e. To promote better relationships with other 
colleges. 

Section 3. Organization : 

a. The membership shall consist of the following 
twenty-eight students : 

(1) The Student Body President and Vice-Presi- 
dent. 

(2) The following class representatives: 

a) Two freshmen (1 woman, 1 man) 

b) Three sophomores (1 woman, 2 men), one 
of whom shall be a carry-over from the freshman class. 

c) Four juniors (2 women, two men), two 
of whom shall be carryovers from the sophomore class. 

d) Five seniors (3 women, 2 men), three of 
whom shall be carryovers from the junior class. 

(3) The four class presidents. 

(4) The following all-campus leaders: 

a) YMCA President 

b) YWCA President 

c) MSO Chairman 

d) WSGA President 

e) Social Chairman 

f) Athletic Association President 

g) Governing Board Chairman 
h) Echo Editor 

b. Carry-overs to serve as class representatives the 
following year shall be elected near the close of the 
spring semester as hereinafter designated in Article 
VIII by the respective classes in these proportions : 1 
frshman, 2 sophomores, 3 juniors. The class president 
and Council representatives shall be eligible. 

c. To become and remain eligible for membership 
in the Council, a class representative shall have met 
the necessary scholastic requirements for membership 
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 cast by their respective classes at the Spring 
Elections as provided for in Article IV in this Con- 
stitution. 

e. Other representatives shall be elected in ac- 
cordance with the Constitution of their respective or- 
ganizations. 

f. Council members to represent the incoming 
freshman class shall be elected by ballot at a meeting 
of the class to be held within one month after the open- 
ing of the fall semester. 



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g. The class or organization concerned shall have 
the power to fill any vacancies arising between regular 
elections. 

h. If an individual be elected to two offices with 
voting power on Council, he gives up one vote, and the 
vacant seat on Council shall be filled by the next 
individual in line for that office; or, if there be none 
next in line, one shall be elected by the group he 
represents. 

i. Council officers : 

(1) The officers of the Student Council shall be 
a President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer. 

(2) The President and Vice-President shall be 
elected by the Student Body in the Spring Elections. 
The President shall be a senior and the Vice-President 
a junior or senior in the year in which they serve. 

, (3) Within on week following the Spring Elec- 
tions, a meeting of the new Student Council shall be 
called by the President for the purpose of electing a 
Secretary and Treasurer for the following yeark. These 
offices shall be open only to class representatives. The 
election shall be by secret ballot. 

Section 4. Duties : 

a. The duties of the officers shall include the 

following : 

(1) President: 

a) To preside at meetings of the Student 

Council. 

b) To call special meetings when neces- 

sary. 

c) To appoint committees of the Council. 

d) To preside at Student Body meetings. 

(2) Vice-President: 

a) To take over the duties of the Presi- 

dent in his absence. 

b) To act as chairman of the Elections 

Committee and preside over Student 
Body elections. 

(3) Secretary: 

a) To keep an accurate record of Coun- 

cil minutes and Student Body meet- 
ings. 

b) To keep on file a copy of the consti- 

tution of all organizations who hold 
voting privileges in Council. 

c) To handle all correspondence for the 

Council. 

(4) Treasurer: 

a) To act as chairman of the Finance 
Committee. 

b. The duties of the Council as a whole shall 
include the following: 



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(1) The Council shall meet at regular Intervals 
as it may decide, but at least twice a month from 
September to May; special meetings may be called 
by the President. 

(2) Attendance at Council meetings shall be 
required of all members. 

(3) The Council shall assume responsibility for 
the planning, regulating, and enforcing of the Town 
Night provision, provided the Student Body continues 
to re-accept it each year through a vote of approval. 

(4) The Council shall conduct all campus-wide 
elections. 

(5) A member may be dropped from the Coun- 
cil for the following reasons : 

a) Four unexcused absences per semester. 

b) Failure to meet the scholastic require- 
ments for membership in the class which he represents, 
if he is a class representative (applies inostly to carry- 
overs). 

c) Inability to carry on Council duties be- 
cause of physical incapacity, illness, etc. 

d) Conduct unbecoming to a Council member. 

(6) Any other duties so designated to the Council. 

ARTICLE V— The Student-Faculty Senate 
Section 1. Membership: 

a. The Student-Faculty Senate shall be com- 
posed of: 

(1) Eight members of the Student Council, 
which shall include : 

a) Student Council President 

b) MSO Chairman 

c) WSGA Chairman 

d) Social Chairman of Student Body 

e) Four other Council representatives. 

(2) Eight Faculty members. 

(3) The President of the College. 
Section 2. Election: 

a. Four Council representatives, one from the 
six Council carry-overs of the preceding year, shall be 
elected by the Council from their number at the first 
regular meeting of the fall semester. The faculty mem- 
bers shall be appointed by the President at the first 
regular meeting of the semester. The Faculty members 
shall be members of the Executive Council of the 
Faculty. 

b. The President of the College shall serve as 
chairman of the Senate; the Senate shall elect a vice- 
chairman and a secretary. The vice-chairman shall 
serve in the absence of the chairman, retaining his 
power to vote. 

Section 3. Meetings : 



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a. The senate meets at regular times as it may 
decide, but at least twice a month after its election. 
Section 4. Quorum : 

a. A quorum for the transaction of all business 
shall consist of at least five students and five faculty 
members. 

Section 5. Duties: 

a. It shall be the privilege of the Senate to 

(1) Consider all matters pertaining to the 
good of the College and of the Student Body, and 

(2) Recommend from time to time for con- 
sideration by the Executive Council of the Faculty and 
the Student Council such regulations and such changes 
as may be deemed wise and necessary. 

ARTICLE VI— The Social Board 
Section 1. P.urpose: 

a. The purpose of the Social Board shall be to 
provide an organizational structure through which an 
adequate and varied social program may be provided 
to the student body of Maryville College. 
Section 2. Membership and Meetings: 

a. The Social Board shall consist of the follow- 

ing persons: 

(1) Social Chairman of the Student Body 
(Chairman of Social Board) 

(2) President of the Student Council 
13) YMCA President 

(4) CWCA President 

(5) Two students 

(6) Dean of Women 

(7) Dean of Students 

(8) Social Center Director 

(9) Inter-Club Council Chairman 
(10) Two Faculty members. 

b. The Social Board shall meet monthly or when 
call by the Chairman. 

Section 3. Organization: 

a. The officers of the Social Board shall be a 
chairman, vice-chairman, secretary, and treasurer. 

b. Elections to the Social Board shall be as 
follows : 

(1) The Chairman shall be elected by the 
Student Body from the junior or senior class at the 
Spring Elections as provided for in Article VIII. 

(2) The Vice-chairman, Secretary, and 
Treasurer shall be elected from the Social Board. 

(3) Two students shall be selected by the 
Student Council President. 

(4) Two faculty members shall be appointed 
by the President of the College. 

(5) The following shall become ex-officio 
members of the Social Board upon taking office: 



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a) Director of Social Center 

b) YMCA President 

c) YWCA President 

d) President of Student Council 

e) Inter-Club Council Chairman 

f) Dean of Women 

g) Dean of Students. 

c. The duties of the Social Board shall be as 
follows : 

(1) It shall be the duty of the Chairman to 

a) Preside at meetings, 

b) Maintain a social activities calendar 
on which all student activities must be recorded, 

c) Clear dates for all student activities 
through the Faculty Committee on Scheduling Activities. 

d) Present to Social Board at the first 
meeting of each semester a tentative schedule of 
activities planned for the ensiiing semester. 

e) Represent Social Committee on Stu- 
dent Council and Social Board, 

f) Act as ex-officio member of all sub- 
committees, and 

g) Act as ex-officio member of Inter- 
Club Council. 

(2) It shall be the duty of the Vice-Chair- 
man to serve in the absence of the Chairman. 

(3) It shall be the duty of the Secretary to 

a) Keep minutes of the Social Board 
meetings, and 

b) Keep an accurate record of all student 
activities during the year. 

(4) It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to 

a) Work out a tentative budget covering 
the activities planned for the ensuing semester before 
the beginning of the semester or as soon as the activities 
are planned, 

b) Keep accurate records of income and 
expenditures, and 

c) Supply the Social Board with a written 
financial statement at the end of each semester. 

(5) It shall be the duty of the Social Board to 

a) Establish and maintain general policies 
governing the Student Center, 

b) Adopt such regulations as may be neces- 
sary for the proper use of the Student Center and its 
immediate environs, 

c) Select the Director and such students as 
may be einployed in the Student Center, 

d) Establish and maintain general policies 
governing the total student social program, 

e) Supplement through the Social Committee 



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a program which will give balance to the yearly social 
activities, and 

f) Regulate the general social program be- 
tween 6:30 and 7:15 each evening except Saturday and 
Sunday evenings. 

(6) All action of the Social Board is subject 
to the approval of the Executive Council of the Faculty 
and the Student Council. 

Section 4. Sub-Committees: 

a. A sub-committee may be created or abolished 
by two-thirds vote of the entire Social Board. 

b. Sub-committees are appointed by the Chair- 
man of the Social Board with the approval of two-thirds 
of its members. 

c. Each Chairman of a sub-committee shall 
present to the Executive Committee of the Social board 
a written monthly report including any necessary 
financial reports. 

d. Each sub-committee shall be responsible for 
the performance of a defined function as stated by the 
Social Board from time to time, except that a sub- 
coinmittee shall be assigned for the entire semester to 
the providing of social programs for the student body 
e^-ch Saturday evening when there is no other scheduled 
all-campus activity. 

e. Sub-committees shall schedule all activities 
through the Social Board. 

Section 5. Dancing: 

a. The Social Board shall be responsible for 
establishing and maintaining rules and regulations con- 
cerning all dancmg subject to the approval of the Execu- 
tive Council of the Faculty and the Student Council. 

ARTICLE VII— The Inter-Club Council 
Section 1. Purpose: 

a. It shall be the purpose of the Inter-Club Coun- 
cil to provide an organizational structure through which 
the activities of all clubs and organizations of Maryville 
Colege which are not aready represented on Student 
Council may be coordinated, and through which they 
may have representation on the Student Council. 
Section 2. Membership and Meetings: 

a. The president of any recognized club or or- 
ganization, except those which are already represented 
on Student Council, shall be automatically a member 
of the Inter-Club Council. The Social Board Chairman 
shall be an ex-officio member of the Inter-Club Council. 

b. The Inter-Club Council shall meet once a 
month or when called by the Chairman upon 

(1) Majority vote of Executive Committee, or 

(2) Petition of five members of the Inter- 
Cub Council. 



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c. The time and place of the meetings shall be 
determined by its members. 
Section 3. Organization: 

a. The Executive Comittee of the Inter-Club 
Council shall consist of the Chairman, Vice-Chairman, 
and Secretary. 

b. The election of the officers shall take place 
not later than the second week of the first semester 
of each school year and shall be conducted by the 
Student Council. The Chairman shall serve the entire 
year. 

c. The duties of the officers shall be as follows: 

(1) The Chairman shall 

a) Preside at meetings, 

b) Appoint committees, 

c) Act as ex-officio member of all com- 

mittees, 

d) Serve as Council's representative on 

Student Council, and 

e) Serve as Council's representative on 

Social Board. 

(2) The Vice-Chairman shall serve in the 
absence of the Chairman. 

(3) The Secretary shall 

a) Keep minutes of the meetings, 

b) Keep accurate files of copies of all 
constitutions of clubs and organizations with their mem- 
bership rolls, 

c) Work in cooperation with the Execu- 
tive Committee on Student Business Management, 

d) Keep a file of the financial reports 
of all clubs and organizations which should include : 

1) Amount of money on hand, 

2) Where money is banked, 

3) Who is authorized to sign checks 

4) Amount of dues, 

5) How often dues are collected, 

fi) What other sources of income are, and 
7) Changes in authorization for check- 
signing. 
(1) It shall be the duty of the Inter-Club Council 
to 

a) Entertain any and all recommendations 
of the various clubs and organizations on the campus 
for improving and unifying the many social activities, 

b) Give these clubs and organizations proper 
representation through a chairman to the Student Coun- 
cil, and 

c) Act as an agent through which all ap- 
plications from student groups for the formation of new 
clubs or organizations shall be channeled. 



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ARTICLE VIII— Committees 
Section 1. The Elections Committee: 

a. The Elections Committee shall be composed 
of nine members of the Student Council, three seniors, 
two juniors, two sophomores, and two freshmen, to be 
appointed by the President of the Council. Among 
these shall be the Vice-President of the Council, who 
shall serve as chairman, and the four class officers. 

b. It shall be the duty of the Elections Com- 
mittee to 

(1) Conduct the annual elections each spring 
at such time and place as shall be specified by the 
Council; 

(2) Prepare mimeographed ballots for these 
elections ; 

(3) Post 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 committee by the class 
presidents and the president of the Athletic Association, 
and also the nominations as specified in paragraph "e" 
of this section; 

(4) See that at all times during the voting 
hours there are at least two members of the Student 
Council on duty at the voting place; 

(5) Have authorized lists of all members of 
the voting classes; 

(6) Maintain proper conditions for secreting 
ballot; 

(7) See that no votes are cast other than 
by registered students upon the proper ballots; 

(8) Keep an accurate record of those voting; 

(9) Have announced in Chapel at least five 
days before the election the date, hours, and places of 
the elections; 

(10) Have this information and lists of all 
nominees published in the Highland Echo immediately 
preceding the election; 

(11) Count all votes and certify the results 
to the Council; and 

(12) Conduct other general student elections 
when directed by the Council upon requests to do so by 
groups sponsoring such activities. 

c. Nominations for the various class officers and 
representatives shall be made at meetings of the re- 
spective classes at least one week before the annual 
elections, notice of each class meeting having been 
given by announcement in Chapel and by publication in 
the Highland Echo at least three days in advance of 
said meeting. Two nominees for each position shall be 
selected and shall be certified to the Elections Com- 
mittee by the class presidents. 



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d. 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 in 
accordance with paragraph "b" of this section. 

e. The President of the Student Council shall be 
a rising senior; the Vice-President shall be a rising 
junior or senior; the Social Chairman shall be a rising 
junior or senior. These officers shall be chosen by the 
following procedure : 

(1) Nomination shall be by a petition bear- 
ing the signatures of forty students, and the signature 
of the nominee signifying his acknowledgxnent of nomi- 
nation and his willingness to serve if elected. No per- 
son may run for two offices. Petition blanks may be 
obtained from the Elections Committee after March 
15 and must be filed with the chairman of the Elections 
Committee by midnight of the first Monday in April. 
There shall be no duplication of signatures on petitions 
for the same office. 

(2) The election shall be held during the 
second full week of April. A majority of votes shall 
be necessary for election. If no candidate receives a 
majority of votes, there shall be a run-off involving the 
least number of those candidates receiving the highest 
votes and whose total votes are a majority of all votes 
cast. The run-off shall be held in the week following 
the first election. 

f. The nominations and those entitled to vote 
are as follows : 

(1) The Faculty 

a) Officers and members of the Execu- 
tive Board of the Athletic Association. 

(2) The Senior Class 

a) Officers and mem.bers of the Execu- 
tive Board of the Athletic Association 

b) Senior class officers 

c) Council representatives 

d) Nominations provided in paragraph 
"e" of this section. 

(3) The Junior Class 

a) Officers and members of the Execu- 
tive Board of the Athletic Association 

b) Senior class officers 

c) Council representatives 

d) Nominations provided in paragraph 
"e" of this section. 

(4) The Sophomore Class 

a) Officers and members of the Execu- 
tive Board of the Athletic Association 

b) Junior class officers 

c) Council representatives 



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d) Editor and business manager of the 
Chilhowean 

e) Nominations provided in paragraph 
"e" of this section. 

(5) The Freshman Class 

a) Officers and members of the Execu- 
tive Board of the Athletic Association 

b) Sophomore class officers 

c) Council representatives 

d) Nominations provided in paragraph 
"e" of this setcion, 

g. All election activities shall be at the discre- 
tion of the Elections Committee, which will also control 
election procedures. 

Section 2. The Finance Committee 

a. The Finance Committee shall be composed 
of the Treasurer of the Council, who shall serve as 
chairman, and two other Council members to be ap- 
pointed by the President. 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. 

Section 3. The Student Publications Committee 

a. The Student Publications Committee shall be 
composed of three members of the Council, appointed 
by the President, and the editor of the Highland Echo. 

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

c. The Committee shall appoint, with the ap- 
proval of the Council, a student who will be responsible 
for publicizing the activities of the Council. The Com- 
mittee may also convey to the publication staffs such 
additional information as the Council may direct. 

Section 4. The Steering Committee. 

a. The Steering Committee shall be composed 
of six members of the Council and the President, who 
shall act as chairman. The Steering Committee shall 
be responsible for the outlining of the year's program 
and for the agenda of such Council meetings. 

b. The Steering Committee shall review the 
Student Body Constitution each year with a view toward 
coordinating it with the existing campus life. 

Section 5. The Committee on Student Programs 
a. The Committee on Student Programs shall 
be composed of three members, appointed by the Presi- 
dent of the Council. This committe shall work in con- 
junction with the Faculty Committee on Student Pro- 
grams. 



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ARTICLE IX— Class Organization 
Section 1. Officers and Duties 

a. The officers of each class shall be a presi- 
dent, vice-president, secretary, and treasurer. 

b. The duties of the president shall be: 

(1) To serve as ex-officio member of the 
Student Council, 

(2) To appoint committees, the selection ot 
which is not otherwise provided for in this Constitution, 

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

(4) To call class meetings by the authority 
of the class Executive Committee and to preside at such 
meetings, and „ , „ 

(5) To serve as chairman of the Executive 
Committee. . , ^ , „ , 

c. 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, and 

(2) To serve as a member of the Exectuive 
Committee. , ,, , 

d. The duties of the secretary shall be: 

(1) To keep the minutes of all class meet- 
ings, , ,. 

(2) To conduct class correspondence as di- 
rected by the Executive Committee, 

(3) To keep a written record of all class 
activities, and 

(4) To serve as a member of the Executive 
Coinmittee. 

e. The duties of the treasurer shall be: 

(1) To appoint, with the approval of the 
president, a finance committee of which the treasurer 
shall be chairman; 

(2) To work with the committee in collecting 
clsss dUGS ' 

(3) To deposit all money received on behalf 
of the class from whatever source, in a bank account 
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 
receipts and expenditures in a book provided for 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 Faculty Committee on 
Student Business management; and 

(7) To present all records and a final report 
to the Faculty Committee on Student Business Manage- 
ment at the close of the academic year in the spring 



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and to transfer the accoun and records when audited, 
to his elected successor, except that in the senior class 
the records shall be turned over to the Committee on 
Studnt Business management. 
Section 2. Committees 

a. Each class shall have an executive committee, 
a social committee, a publicity committee, a finance 
committee, and such other committees as may be 
needed. 

b. The executive committee shall consist of the 
officers of the class and shall be responsible for : 

(1) Planning the agenda for all class meet- 
ings, 

(2) Encouraging the observance of the pro- 
visions of the Student Body Constitution and all the 
regulations for the direction of student life, and 

(3) Supervising the activities of all other 
committees. 

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

d. The publicity committee shall publicize all 
activities of the class as the executive committee may 
direct. 

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

Section 3. Special Elections 

a. Special elections shall be held in meetings 
called for that purpose by the class president with the 
approval of the Executive Committee. Such elections 
shall include: 

(1) The election of class sponsors; 

(2) The election of a May Queen by the 
senior class and attendants by the other classes; 

(3) The election of Student Council repre- 
sentatives and class officers to fill vacancies; and 

(4) Any other elections ont 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 shall be made from the floor. A primary 
election shall then be conducted, the voting to be by 
show of hands or in such other way as the class may 
decide. The Executive Committee shall count the votes 
cast for the individual nominees as well as the total 
number of people voting. The two persons receiving 
the highest number of votes for each position in the 



primary shall be voted for by ballot in the final election 
to be held in 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 certi- 
fied by the president of the class. 

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

Section 4. Dues 

a. Class dues shall be due and payable 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 : 

(1) For the freshman class, 25 cents each 



(2) For the sophomore class, 50 cents each 



semester ; 

semester; 

(3) For the junior class, one dollar each 
semester; and 

(4) For the senior class, one dollar each 
semester. 

Section 5. Eligibility 

a. 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 responsibility unless his academic 
standing qualifies him for membership in that class. 
The editor and business manager of the Chilhowean, 
elected in their sophomore year, shall serve for the time 
required to publish the Chilhowan. 

AITICLE X— Rules of Order 
In matters of procedure not covered by this Con- 
stitution, Robert's "Rules of Order" shall be followed. 
ARTICLE XI— Amendments 
Section 1. Procedure 

a. Each proposed amendment shall be approved 
by a two-thirds vote of the Student Council. 

b. The proposed amendment shall be presented 
to the Executive Council of the Faculty for approval. 

c. If approved by the Executive Council of the 
Faculty, the amendment shall then be published 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. 

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

ARTICLE XII— Ratification 
This Constitution shall become effective when ap- 
proved by the Student Council and by the Executive 
Council of the Faculty and passed by a two-thirds vote 
of the student body. 

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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 Mary- 
ville on one night each week to be designated by the 
Student Council. The plan, provisions and penalties are 
the responsibility of and to be enforced by the Student 
Council. (The Student Council is to vote on provisions 
and signify their willingness to cooperate.) 

BY-LAW NO. 2 — Homecoming Queen 

The Queen shall reign over the football game 
previous designated as Homecoming game. 

Election: The Homecoming Queen shall be elected 
from the senior class by the vote of the student body. 

Attendants: She shall choose her own court con- 
sisting of her escort and two attendants; they shall be 
informally dressed. 

Crowning: The crowning will take place just before 
the game on the football field. The football captain 
shall crown the queen. After the crowning the court 
will go to the box prepared for them in the stand by 
the Pep Committee. 



THE HOWEE-HOWEE 

Howee-howee ! Chilhowee ! 

Maryville, Maryville, Tennessee! 

Hoo-rah, Hoo-rah! 

Maryville, Maryville, Rah! Rah! Rah 



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WSGA 

Since 1946 the women students on campus 
have carried important responsibilities through 
their Women's Student Government Association. 
Based upon a constitution worked out coopera- 
tively by faculty and student representatives, the 
Association has made splendid progress in devel- 
oping high morale and effective management in 
the women's dormitories. 

WSGA makes the rules and enforces them 
within the dormitories. Light cuts, care of equip- 
ment and rooms, and student conduct come un- 
der their rules. Cooperating with the dormitory 
Heads, WSGA house chairmen and officers 
handle student and dormitory problems. 

Even at Maryville there are those girls who 
do not always choose to dwell within the laws 
made for them. Sometimes when a wrong is 
done, it is best friend who inflicts the penalty 
for breaking that rule upon best friend. This is 
one of the hardest parts of a student government. 
This year you are a part of WSGA, for the first 
time if you are a freshman. It is almost an im- 
possibility for it to exist without your help, so 
work with your WSGA officers and remember 
that they're just as human as you. 



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FROM YOUR WSGA PRESIDENT 

Hello here! 

It is time now for a new year: a new year of 
learning and growing, a year of living together 
as roommate and dormmates. 

This may be a new experience for some of 
you, and you will find it a valuable part of your 
college life, while to others it will be an old story. 
We will look to your cheerfulness and coopera- 
tion for assisting us during the school year, and 
particularly the first few weeks. 

With all the other wonderful things you will 
find on "The Hill" one of the most lasting will be 
the friendships you make in the dormitory. This 
is an advantage that dormitory has over non- 
dormitory living. We hope you will take this 
opportunity and use it wisely. Your house chair- 
man will be happy to receive suggestions and 
questions and will be glad to help you attain the 
most benefit from dormitory and college life. 

Sincerelj'' yours, 

Ginni Schwarz 



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CONSTiTUTION OF THE WOMEN'S 

STUDENT GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION 

OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE 

PREAMBLE 

With the approval of the Executive Council of the 
Faculty and the President and upon the vote of the 
women students residing in the donnitories of the 
College, a Women's Student Government Association 
has been formed and the following Constitution adopted 
for its guidance. This grant of authority by the 
Executive Council is conditional to acceptance and 
enforcement by the students. 

ARTICLE I— Name 

Section 1. General: The name of this organization 
shall be The Women's Student Government Association 
of Maryville College. 

Section 2. In the Individual Dormitories: The 
branches of the organization in the various dormitories 
shall be known as th Pearsons, etc., Section of the 
Women's Student Governinent Association. 
ARTICLE II— Purpose 

The purpose of the organization sliall be to provide 
a medium for self-government for the women of the 
College in the various dormitories, within the limits 
of this Constitution and the regulations of the College, 
with a view to stim.ulating and maintaining standards 
of Christian living at College by creating a sense of 
responsibility to one another and to the College, and 
by encouraging student participation in the adininistra- 
tion of dormitory life. 

ARTICLE III— Organization 

Section 1. House Committee: 

1. In each dormitory there shall be a House 
Committee composed of a House Chairman, a Vice-Chair- 
m.an, a Secretary-Treasurer, and a Floor Chairman, 
elected by residents of the dormitory as hereinafter 
provided. 

2. The House Chairman shall be elected near 
the end of the spring semester to serve during the 
ensuing year; she shall be a inember of the incoming 
or continuing class of higliest classification regularly 
residing in that dormitory; all residents of that building, 
and of other buildings, who are of such classification 
that tliey norinally v/ill reside the ensuing year in the 
buiding electing the officers shall be eligibe to vote; 
in all dormitories any vacancy in the chairmanship 
existing at the opening of College shall be filled at the 
fall election time. 



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3. The Vice-chairman and Secretary-Treasurer 
to serve during the fall semester shall be elected by- 
each dormitory after the opening of College in the fall; 
and for the spring semester, these shall be elected 
near the close of the fall semester. 

4. All elections shall be conducted by the Elec- 
tions Committee of the Student Council under its regu- 
lations. In each dormitory two nominations for each 
office shall be submitted by a committee on nomina- 
tions appointed by the House Chairman to a meeting 
of all eligible voters at least one week before the date 
set by the Elections Committee for the election. Addi- 
tional nominations may be made from the floor and 
shall be added to the ballot if approved by one-third 
of those present at the meetings. 

5. There shall be a regular house meeting for 
cooperative planning one designated night the first week 
after the opening of each semester and at least once 
each month thereafter. The House Chairman shall 
preside. 

Section 2. Coordinating Committee: 

1. There shall be a Coordinating Committee 
composed of the Chairman of each House Committee 
and two dormitory women mem_bers of the Student 
Council, of whom one shall be a junior dormitory woman 
and the other a freshman dormitory woman elected 
by the dormitory women members of the Council from 
their number. 

2. Membership on the Coordinating Committee 
shall be for the current College year. 

3. The Chairman of the Senior House Committee 
shall be Chairman of the Coordinating Committee. 

Section 3. Student-Faculty Senate: 

The Chairman of each House Committee shall 
be a member of the Student-Faculty Senate. 
Section 4. Student Council: 

The Senior House Chairman shall be a meinber 
of the Student Council. 

Section 5. Fire Committee: 

The emergency captain of each dormitory shall 
be elected at the time of the fall elections to serve 
the ensuing year. 

ARTICLE IV — Dormitory Operation 
Section 1. Duties of the House Committee: 

1. The duties of the House Committee shall be: 

a. To assume general responsibility for the 
proper management of the dormitory at all times; 

b. To enforce dormitory regulations as to 
study hours, lights, and other matters; 

c. To recommend or decide penalties for 
infractions of dormitory rules; 

d. To appoint monitors and other assistants; 

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e. To arrange the schedules of monitors and 
other appointees; 

f. To cooperate with the head of the dormi- 
tory and other faculty representatives; 

g. To participate in establishing rules as 
hereinafter provided; and 

h. To perform such other duties as may 
appear to be its responsibility. 

2. The Chairman of the House committee shall 
make it her special responsibility to discuss with the 
head of the dormitory matters under consideration at 
the House Committee meetings. 

Section 2. Monitors and Other Assistants: 

Monitors and other assistants shall be appointed 
by the House Committees in the various dormitories 
for such periods and in such numbers as may be 
approved by the Coordinating Committee. 

Section 3. Duties of the Emergency Captain: 

It shall be the duty of the Emergency Captain 
to organize her dormitory for drills in accordance with 
the regulations set up by the Campus Emergency Squad, 
of which she shall be a member. 

ARTICLE V— Establishing Rules 

Section 1. The making of the rules of the College 
and of the dormitories is delegated by the Directors 
of the College to the Executive Council of the Faculty. 
However, through approval of the Constitution and 
other action the Executive Council at present grants 
to student organizations certain participation in de- 
termining what the rules shall be. 

Section 2. The rules governing dormitory life shall 
be reviewed at least once a year, preferably near the 
close of the fall semester, by the House Committee 
in each women's dormitory and by the Coordinating 
Committee, and the recommendations submitted to the 
Executive Council through the Dean of Students. One 
or more of the House Committee Chairmen may go to 
the Executive Council meeting with the Dean of Students 
to assist in the presentation. Other house rules not 
in conflict with the rules established by the faculty may 
be m.ade froin time to time by each House Committee. 
ARTICLE VI— Penalties 

Section 1. In ordinary cases penalties for infraction 
of dormitory regulations shall be decided and admin- 
istered by the House Committee; but the Committee 
may at its discretion refer cases to the Coordinating 
Committee for advice or recommendation; the Co- 
ordinating Com-mittee may refer the case back to the 
House Committee or to the Dean of Students for faculty 
consideration. 

Section 2. Penalties imposed by the House Com- 



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mittee shall be in the form of withdrawal of privileges 
but other penalties may be recommended by the House 
Committee to the Dean of Students for faculty con- 
sideration. 

ARTICLE VII— Amendments 

Amendments to this Constitution may be made when 
approved by two-thirds vote of the women in each 
dormitory and by the Executive Council of the Faculty 
and the President. Proposed amendments shall be 
posted in each women's dormitory at least one week 
before a vote is taken. 

Approved by Executive Council of Faculty Decem- 
ber 13, 1945. Adopted by Women of the College on 
January 21, 1946. 

BY-LAW NO. 1— House Dues 

House dues in the amount to be agreed upon by 
the residents of the house at the beginning of each 
semester shall be collected by the House Committee 
for operating exepenses. 

BY-LAW NO. 2 — Senior Privileges 

The proposal is that senior women shall have several 
privileges not possessed by underclass women. The 
purpose is to give students, upon attaining the classifi- 
cation of senior, open recognition of rank. 

The provisions are as follows : 

1. Each senior woman may have a second Town 
Night each week with the same rules in effect as 
stated in the Student Council Town Night proposal. 

a. Monitors shall be on duty each night. 

1) Monitor duty will be voluntary to a cer- 
tain extent, after which it will arbitrarily be assigned 
from an alphabetical list of senior women. 

2) It will be necessary to have only one 
monitor on duty each night if she has a date. Otherwise 
a girl must be in a group of three girls. The assign- 
ment sheet will be posted several days beforehand so 
that the proper arrangements can be made. 

3) On the nights when no girls sign out 
before nine o'clock it will not be necessary for monitors 
to be on duty. If a group of girls decides to go after 
nine o'clock, one of the girls in the group will act 
as monitor. 

4) Those girls who do not wish to cooperate 
in the monitor system will not receive the privileges. 

5) It shall be the duty of monitors to report 
to Executive Committee of WSGA all underclass women 
taking privileges set aside for senior women, and all 
senior women infringing upon provisions of senior 
privileges. 

2. On the second Town Night (other than Tuesday) 
dating in Knoxville will be permitted senior women 
provided they report back to their dormitories by eight 

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thirty p. m. Groups of three or more women may have 
the same privilege. Only bus transportation is ap- 
proved. 

3. Senior women shall also have the privilege of 
dating on Sunday afternoon from three o'clock until 
the supper hour. They shall be allowed to date on 
campus, walk in the residential section of the city, 
and sign up for parlor dates. Groups of couples may 
walk in the College Woods or around the seven-mile 
loop. 

It shall be the duty of the Executive Committee 
of WSGA to impose or recommend the following penal- 
ties : 

A. Infringments by senior women of any of the 
above provisions will result in suspension of all senior 
privileges for four months. 

B. Any underclass women taking privileges without 
permission set aside for senior women shall be reported 
by senior women to whom privileges are allowed. 

1. Underclass women in town on any night except 
Tuesday night without special permission from the 
Dean of Women or the house mother shall forfeit the 
Tuesday Town Night privilege for four months of the 
school year. 

2. The infraction by underclass women of the senior 
privileges of dating in Knoxville, unless authorized to 
be there, and Sunday afternoon dating shall result in 
a suspension of their Tuesday Town Night for four 
months of the school year. 

3. It shall be the duty of the Executive Committee 
of WSGA to withdraw any or all privileges of a student 
who does not live up to the general standards or prin- 
ciples or whose conduct is unseemly. 



MARYVILLE LOCOMOTIVE 

M-a-r-y-v-i-1-l-e ! ( slow ) 
M-a-r-y-v-i-1-l-e ! (slightly faster) 
M-a-r-y-v-i-1-l-e ! (very fast, and louder) 
Yea — Maryville ! 



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MEN'S STUDENT ORGANIZATION 



Relatively new in the College organizational 
system is the Men's Student Organization. In 
1948 MSO was planned and formed for the 
main purpose of representing all college men in 
Student Council and Student-Faculty Senate. 

Since then this growing organization is assum- 
ing more and more duties of importance to 
student men. In addition to representation it 
plays an important role in responsibilities con- 
cerning new students and the management of 
the men's dormitories. 

All men students automatically become mem- 
bers of MSO upon entering Maryville College. 
True representation cf campus m.en cannot be 
possible unless all men join in with the best 
spirit of the program. 



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FROM YOUR MSO CHAIRMAN 



Welcome, Fellows: 

Two years ago the fellows of Maryville College 
decided that their group was not adequately rep- 
resented in the student government and organ- 
ized themselves into the Men's Student Organi- 
zation of Maryville College. Since that time 
representatives of the men students in the dorm- 
itory, temporarily off-campus, and town resi- 
dents, have presented the point of view of our 
group on Student Council, in the Student-Faculty 
Senate, and in other phases of the student gov- 
ernment. 

You new fellows will want to become ac- 
quainted with your representative of MSO; it's 
his job to uphold your interests in student body 
affairs, as stated in our constitution. 

Though fairly recent in organization, MSO has 
tried to plan fairly and adequately for the men 
students; in the coming year we'd like to see 
more of our plans come into action. That can 
only come through your help, your backing, 
and your ideas. 

Best of opportunities in the coming year! 

Sincerely yours, 

Ray Holsey 

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CONSTITUTION OF THE MEN'S STUDENT 

ORGANIZATION OF MARYVILLE 

COLLEGE 

PREAMBLE 
We, the men of Maryville College, realizing the need 
for an organization which can represent all men of the 
Collge, do establish this Constitution. 
ARTICLE I— Name 
The name of this organization shall be the Men's 
Student Organization of Maryville College. 
ARTICLE II— Purpose 
The purpose shall be to provide an organizational 
structure which can fairly and adequately represent 
the points of view and interests, and execute the will 
of the majority of the men of the College in accordance 
with the provisions of this Constitution. 

ARTICLE III— Membership and Meetings 
Section 1. All men students of Maryville College 
shall be members of the Men's Student Organization. 

Section 2. Meetings of the Men's Student Organiza- 
tion shall be called by the Chairman of the Coordinating 
Council 

a. Upon the majority vote of the Coordinating 
Council 

b. Upon a petition properly signed by twenty- 
five members, and 

c. At any other time specified in this Con- 
stitution. 

Section 3. The time, place and purpose of any 
Men's Student Organization ineeting must be announced 
in chapel at least twice, or published in The Highland 
Echo at least one week before the set date for fhat 
meeting. 

ARTICLE IV — Coordinating Council 

Section 1. The general administrative functions of 
the Men's Student Organization shall be centered in a 
group of nine men elected in the manner hereinafter 
designated, to be known as the Coordinating Council. 

Section 2. Object: 

a. To furnish a responsible gi'oup of men who 
will represent accurately the points of view and interest 
of all College men. 

b. To serve as a body by which proposals arising 
from the men may be heard, developed, and, if deemed 
necessary, presented to the Student Council, or to the 
proper authorities. 

Section 3. Organization: 

a. The Coordinating Council shall consist of 
nine members who shall be apportioned among the 



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following three groups according to the percentage of 
the whole Men's Student Organization made up by 
each group : 

1) On campus, 

2) Off-campus transient, 

3) Off-campus permanent. 

The nine men shall be elected by the Men's Student 
Organization, the elections being conducted by the 
Student Body Elections Committee. There shall be a 
minimum of one representative from any single group. 

b. At the time of the general spring elections, 
three of the returning Coordinating Council members 
who poll the highest number of votes shall be reelected 
for the following year by the Men's Student Organization. 

c. The six vacancies shall be filled as designated 
in a. of this section within three weeks after the opening 
of the fall semester. 

d. Any vacancy occurring during the year siiall 
be filled by a general election. 

e. Coordinating Council officers : 

1) At the annual student election in the 
spring, the man receiving the highest number of votes 
of the three men reelected shall be Chairman of the 
Coordinating Council for the following yaer. 

2) The officers of the Coordinating Council 
shall serve respectively as officers of the Men's Student 
Organization, the Vice-Chairman and Secretary-Treas- 
urer being elected by the Coordinating Council one week 
after its formation in the fall semester. 

3) The man elected Chairman of the Co- 
ordinating Council automatically becomes a member 
of the Student Council and the Student-Faculty Senate 
for the term of his office. 

4) In case any elected officer is unable to 
serve, his vacancy shall be filled by the Coordinating 
Council. 

Section 4. Duties : 

a. To meet at regular intervals as it may decide, 
but at least once a month from September to May; 
special meetings may be held at the call of the Chair- 
man. A quorum shall consist of seven members. 

b. To assure conscientious attendance of mem- 
bers at Coordinating Council meetings. 

c. To appoint committees to carry out its func- 
tions. 

d. To make a report of the activities of the 
Coordinating Council at each regular meeting of the 
Men's Student Organization. 

e. For the representatives of each group (Article 
V, Section 3, a.) to keep in close contact with the 
group they represent. 



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ARTICLE V — Amendments 
This constitution may be amended as follows: 

a. Each proposed amendment shall be approved 
by a two-thirds vote of the Coordinating Coimcil. 

b. The proposed amendment shall be presented 
to the Student Coimcil and to the Executive Coimcil 
of the Faculty for approval. 

c. If approved by the Student Council and the 
Executive Council of the Faculty, the amendment shall 
then be published in The Highland Echo one week prior 
to the date set for presenting it to the Men's Student 
Organization, together with a notice of the time and 
place of meeting. 

d. If passed by a two-thirds vote of the Men's 
Student Organization, the amendment shall become 
effective. 

ARTICLE VI— Ratification 

Section 1. This Constitution shall become effective 
when approved by the Coordinating Council, the Student 
Council, and the Executive Council of the Faculty and 
passed by a two-thirds vote of the Men's Student Or- 
ganization. 

Section 2. This Constitution shall be presented to 
the Men's Student Organization for ratification within 
fifteen days after the opening of each fall semester. 
BY-LAW NO. 1 

The Men's Student Organization by a two-thirds 
vote at any meeting can rescind any action of the 
Coordinating Council. 

BY-LAW NO. 2 

The manner of voting in Men's Student Organization 
meetings shall be 

a. By a majority vote in elections; 

b. By a two-thirds vote in amendments. 



OLD FIGHT YELL 
Fight, Scots, Fight! 
Fight, Scots, Fight! 
Fight, Scots, Fight, Scots, 
Yea, Scots, Fight! 



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Y IS FOR CHRISTIANITY 






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YMCA and YWCA as they stand here are two 
groups of letters — all of equal importance; but 
the theme of this year's Y program is "get the 
center right." Now, let's change the letters with 
emphis on the center — ymCa and ywCa. Al- 
though the organi- 
zations are separate 
they both stand for 
the sam.e thing — 
Christianity through 
leadership and fel- 
lowship. 

Each Sunday af- 
terncon shortly after 
lunch the Y's meet, 
sometimes separate- 
ly and sometimes 
jointly, for a brief 
worship s e r V ic e 
through many dif- 
ferent mediums planned by the worship com- 
mittees. 

The Y's are two of the most important organ- 
izations on campus. Each year they sponsor 
various all-campus programs separately and 
combine to furnish you with the M Book and 
the "Y" Store. 

The Y kitchen is a place where you can go 
and prepare food for a party you are having in 
the YW rooms or you can go when you get a 
sudden longing to smell cookies or a cake baking 
in an oven. 

Although you're already a member of Y, you 
will be given an opportunity to become an active 
mem-ber. The Y's urge you to take that pledge 
and join them in "getting the center right" this 
year. 




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YWCA OFFICERS AND CABINET 



Officers 

President Dot Holverson 

Vice-President Mary Watt 

Secretary Janet Cummings 

Treasurer - Mary Wills 

Nu Gamma Chairman Judy Breen 

Cabinet 

Barnwarming Sarah Durant 

Ginni Schwarz 

Devotions Alita Bryant 

Winnie Schaumberg 

House Elaine Smith 

Beverley Musick 

M Book Ruth Davis 

Wilma Robinson 

Missions Marian McBride 

Martha Joy Parker 

Orphanage Margaret Anne Brown 

Pi Gamma Tommie Mynatt 

Publicity Anne Gates 

Radio Ann Jenkins 

Social . Betty Jo Smith 

Louise Lloyd 

Worship Mary Holly Webb 

Ruth Heaps 



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FROM YOUR YWCA PRESIDENT 



Hello Gals, 

It's so good to have j^ou with us at Maryville. 
We sincerely hope you will grow to love the 
College and its traditions as much as we do. 

Among the organizations which impress you 
first when you arrive is the YWCA. We feel 
its program is the most far-reaching on the 
campus. Through mission work, Barnwarming, 
parties, hikes, and Sunday afternoon programs, 
YW seems able to help everyone "Get the Center 
Right." 

This will be a good year in YW, but it will be 
very good if you will help us and let us help 
you. 

Most sincerely, 

Dorothy Holverton, 

President YWCA 



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YMCA OFFICERS AND CABINET 

Officers 

President Bill Chalker 

Vice-President Henry Callaway 

Secretary Jim Lester 

Treasurer Jack Buckley 

Cabinet 

Athletics Joe McNeill 

Community Paul McNeill 

Devotions and Discussions George Ogle 

Delbert Poling 

Fellowship Webster Fue 

Joe Claud 

Inter-Racial and Missions John Shew 

M Book Jim Dance 

Charles Williams 

Maintenance Jim McKee 

Publicity Wallace Moore 

Radio Bill Stan 

Worship Ray Holsey 

Bob HoUey 

Y Store Bob Larson 



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FROM YOUR YMCA PRESIDENT 



Greetings Men! 

The YMCA takes pleasure in welcoming you 
to Maryville College. We stand ready to serve 
you in any way we can to help make your stay 
on the Hill a happy and prosperous one. 

The purpose of the Y is to minister to the 
needs of body, mind, and spirit of young men. 
Such an organization plays a vital part on a 
college campus where many men are for the first 
time living away from their homes and churches. 
Therefore, when we plan our work for the year, 
we try to make a place in Y for every man. If 
you would like to help in leading the service at 
prayer meeting, the Devotion and Discussion 
committee would like to see you. On the other 
hand, if your talents lie in the field of athletics, 
there is a place for you on one or more of 
our intramural teams. (Incidentally, last year 
the Y won two championships in intramurals.) 

Very shortly after school opens in the fall, 
the old members officially welcome the new 
men on the campus at the watermelon pow-wow. 
Then later in the semester we go on the annual 
hike in the Great Smoky Mountains National 
Park, so be sure to bring your mountain climb- 
ing shoes to Maryville with you. 

We earnestly look forward to your arrival and 
hope to welcome you all into membership in the 
YMCA. 

Sincerely, 

Bill Chalker 

President YMCA 



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JL-TRA CURRICULAR 

While Maryville College puts its major em- 
phasis, naturally enough, on scholastic standing, 
you'll want to be active in a few extra-curricular 
fields too. We warn you — you'll be tempted to 
join all the fascinating clubs and organizations 
the campus boasts. But book learning comes 
first; better still, find a happy balance between 
grades and activities. You'll find enough of both 
to satisfy you; and, while our hospital is cool 
and comfortable, it isn't run as a rest home for 
exhausted activity hounds. 

We hope you'll find activities that will make 
the most of your time and interests. Efforts and 
enthusiasm wear better and are more appreciated 
when they're concentrated. If you budget your 
time wisely, you'll have not only good grades 
but also an important place in campus life. 

ORGANIZATIONS 

Alpha Gamma Sigma 

Alpha Gamma Sigma is Maryville's honor 
society similar to Phi Beta Kappa in scholarship 
standards. Ten percent of graduating seniors 
may be admitted to this organization provided 
that the members have a grade point ratio of 6.5 
which is somewhat more than a B average. 
Pi Kappa Delta 

Speech arts organization of Maryville is Pi 
Kappa Delta, representing Tennessee Alpha 
Chapter of National Honorary Forensic Fratern- 
ity. Its purpose is to stimulate interest in inter- 
collegiate oratory, debate, and public speaking. 
Deserving members of this organization are 
awarded various degrees of merit according to 
rank and achievement. Each year the debate 
squads, varsity and freshmen, attain high po- 
sitions in national and local tournaments. 

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Sigma Delta Psi 

Sigma Delta Psi is an athletic society in which 
membership is attained by the successful com- 
pletion of various athletic tests in the presence 
of a responsible committee. 

Theta Alpha Phi 

Student dramatists upon achieving member- 
ship requirements may belong to Maryville's 
Tennessee chapter of the national honorary dra- 
matic fraternity, Theta Alpha Phi. Members of 
this organization take a leading part in dramatic 
activities on campus. 

Pi Gamma 

Pi Gamma is a YW sponsored organization for 
women town students through which town and 
dormitory students meet and become better ac- 
quainted with each other. Many luncheons are 
given throughout the year, and you'll probably 
be invited to at least one of them if you're a 
dorm girl. 

Student Volunteers 

Student Vols is part of a national movement 
for students to promote interest in missionary 
work and the mission fields. Regular meetings 
are held each Sunday night after Vespers, usu- 
ally in Bartlett auditorium. Interesting programs 
concerning various phases of missions are 
planned for the meetings, and whenever possible, 
missionaries are invited to speak to the group. 
Parish Project 

If you are vitally interested in local Christian 
mission service, you'll want to join Parish Pro- 
ject. This organization is sponsored and sup- 
ported jointly by the Board of National Missions, 
the Board of Christian Education, Maryville Col- 
lege, and New Providence Presbyterian Church. 
Students who apply and are accepted perform 
such duties as Sunday School teaching and ad- 
ministration, teaching weekday Bible classes in a 



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selected group of public schools, supervising 

young people's societies, and leading character 

\ \ I \ / / ' 0^ building activities 

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tJX ^ ^^ U Parish Project is 

conducted as a class, 
and college credit is 
given to those who 
complete the semes- 
ter's work satisfac- 
J:^ torily. 
v^ Ministerial 

rVffn <;^ Association 

Cy^^ <% Organized in 1900 

\/ for students plan- 

ning to become min- 
isters and for those interested in other phases of 
Christian ministry, the Ministerial Association 
has become one of the most vital and active 
religious groups on campus. This organization 
sponsors prayer meetings on campus, preaching 
and pastoral work in the county jail, and many 
other services, including work at local missions 
and rural churches. 

Writer's Workshop 
Literary interest and achievemxent are the 
basis for membership in Writer's Workshop. 
Members are elected from the junior and senior 
classes. Each member writes and presents to 
the group two papers each year for criticism and 
in turn serves as literary critic. 

CLUBS 

Bainonian 

Varied activities and friendships highlight the 
program of Bainonian Society. Soon after school 
starts Bainonian joins with her brother society 
Athenian to present a Rush Week program; 
Freshman "rushees" get green and white beanies 
and membership in a Greek-letter chapter of 

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this friendly society. Weekly meetings through 
the year are held in Bainonian Hall. 
Theta Epsilon 

Organized in 1894, Theta Epsilon Society has 
played an active part in campus life. Through its 
Kush Week program, which is presented in co- 
operation with Alpha Sigma, its brother society, 
and its weekly meetings during the year, it 
stresses good times and lasting friendships 
among its members and among those of the 
other societies. 

Alpha Sigma 

Fun, fellowship, and activity in the College's 
intramural sports program are offered men of 
the College by Alpha Sigma Society, founded in 
1884. In addition to joining with its sister society 
Theta Epsilon for a yearly Rush Week program. 
Alpha Sigma conducts regular weekly meetings. 
Athenian 

Lasting friendships are made in Athenian 
Society, oldest society on the campus. College 
men appreciate a society that brings them a 
varied and interesting social program and also 
active participation in the College's intramural 
athletics program. Athenian joins Bainonian, its 
sister society, in its annual Rush Week program. 
and holds weekly meetings in Bartlett Hall. 
International Relations Club 

Well-informed speakers, forums, discussion 
groups, and movies highlight the semi-monthly 
meetings of International Relations Club on the 
campus. Affiliated internationally through the 
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 
the College club and its hundreds of brother 
clubs seek to interest college students in current 
affairs and international problems which must 
be solved to secure peaceful civilization. To en- 
gage in the transaction of club business and be 
eligible for its officer ship one must join at the 
beginning of the semester, but all MCers are 

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urged to attend and participate in the discussions 
and programs. 

Pre-Med Club 

For all those College men and women prepar- 
ing for medical careers — and that includes nurs- 
ing and medical technology — the Pre-Med Club 
offers interesting programs and a chance to dis- 
cuss both with other students in your field and 
also with professional medical people the prob- 
lems and practices of medical vocations. Its 
meetings feature informal lectures by doctors 
and nurses, movies of medical information, and 
tours of local hospitals. 

French Club 

If you're planning to go further than freshman 
French, you may well look forward to member- 
ship in the French Club. Composed of thirty 
members who are taking advanced French and 
also qualify by scholarship and interest, this club 
features semi-monthly programs of French songs, 
games, movies and plays, and holds an annual 
social affair. The French Club offers educational 
and recreational opportunities for you if you're 
so minded. 

German Club 

The German Club accepts as members all Col- 
lege men and women who are interested in Ger- 
man culture, regardless of whether or not they 
are German students. In regular meetings twice 
a month the club presents interesting programs 
to stimulate interest and arouse participation in 
different phases of German culture. 
Spanish Club 

Entertaining but informative programs with 
a Spanish theme are presented twice monthly 
by the Spanish Club. Not only the language but 
also the customs and culture of Spanish-speak- 
ing countries come in for discussion and comment 
by club members, who are elected from members 
of the Spanish classes. Club plans include the 

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annual outdoor picnic and the Christmas party- 
featuring the Spanish pinata. 

"M" Club 
Girls, if you're sports minded and athletically 
inclined, you can win membership in the "M" 
Club by earning 400 or more points in the Point 
System. The Point System leads to both good 
sportsmanship and "M" Club m-embership. Be- 
sides their two-hour-a-week Point System par- 
ticipation, club members meet monthly for busi- 
ness discussions and hike annually for a week- 
end in the Smokies. 

Art Club 

If you're artistically minded, membership is 
open for you in the Art Club. Sketching parties, 
trips to various arts exhibits, movies, and lectures 
by professionals in the field of art are highlighted 
in its programs. Various exhibits which come to 
the College for display in Lamar Library are 
also arranged by this small but active club. 

Camera Club 

"Hold that pose — got you!" And you're snapped 
by an enthusiastic member of the Camera Club. 
Besides its meetings to discuss photography as 
a hobby and a profession, the club has its own 
darkroom in Bartlett Hall which its members 
may use. Organized in 1946, the club continues 
to grow and to develop its members' abilities. 

Disc Club 

In 1936 a group of lovers of good music organ- 
ized the Disc Club to encourage music apprecia- 
tion on the Hill. Well-planned half-hour pro- 
grams of music, accompanied by appropriate 
comments by an interested student or faculty 
member, are presented twice monthly after the 
evening meal. There are no officers, no dues — 
if you like good music you'll want to become 
acquainted with the Disc Club. 

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"B. G." 

This exclusive girls' club wouldn't even tell 
your editors what their secret initials mean! 
Originally formed for hiking purposes, this club 
now has more varied activities but has retained 
its eight-member limit. 

Hig-li Society 
The High Society is one of the newest clubs 
on campus. Reciuirements for membership are 
that one be female and five feet seven inches 
tall— or taller. At weekly meetings the club 
learns ballet, pantomine, and choreography. The 
High Society appears in various campus shows; 
last year it presented outstanding performances 
in a Barnwarming sequence and in a "dream" 
dance number in the May Day Pageant. 

Future Teachers of America 
Newest club on the Hill is the Jasper Converse 
Barnes Chapter of the Future Teachers of Amer- 
ica. If you're planning to teach, you're eligible 
for membership in this affiliate of the National 
Education Association. Monthly programs center 
around movies, discussions, and items of interest 
to future educational workers. 



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N IS FOR NEWS 

Mary ville offers several opportunities for those 
interested in writing to do some really creative 
work. The newspaper, annual, and "M" Book 
give chances to feature writers, sports writers, 
artists, and those interested in other phases of 
journalism. 

Highland Echo 

The Highland Echo is the weekly College 
newspaper. The staff is made up of members 
from, all the classes, with the Editor and Business 
Manager coming from the senior class. Students 
may join the Echo staff by competitive writing. 
The Echo keeps the students well informed of 
College affairs as well as a bit of the world 
situation. 

Chiihowean 

The Chiihowean is the annual year-book which 
is published by members of the junior class. It 
gives a pictorial coverage of the year's happen- 
ings as well as pictures of nearly all the students 
grouped by classes. The editor, business man- 
ager, and their staffs work many long hours on 
this publication, and the results are never dis- 
appointing. 

Alumni Magazine 

The Alumni Magazine sends news of the Col- 
lege and alumni to former students of the Col- 
lege. It is published quarterly by the Alumni 
Office. 

"M" Book 

The "M" Book is this little tome you are now 
reading. It is published every year by the 
YMCA and YWCA and is the official College 
handbook. Its purpose is to let the student know 
what the score is concerning College rules and 
regulations, customis, and activities. 

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D IS FOR DRAMA 



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One of the departments most seriously affected 
by the loss of our Chapel in the big fire two years 
ago has been the Dramatics Department. Cos- 
tumes, scenery — net to mention that big, beauti- 
ful stage! — went up in smoke, and productions 
since then have had to start from scratch — and a 
meager scratch, at that. 

This year three major plays will be presented 
under a new plan which has not yet been com- 
pleted in time for publication. Formerly pro- 
duced by Societies, this year the casts and crewb 
of the three-acters will be open to all try-outs 
frcm the student body. Plays will be presented 
this year in Alumni Gym. Former MC stage hits 
have been "Dear Ruth," "Papa Is All," "The 
Merchant of Venice," and "Wuthering Heights." 

Besides the three-acters. Experimental Theatre 
puts on monthly one-act plays in groups of two 
on the stage in Bartlett Hall. "Stars are made, 
not born," and the groundw^ork budding young 
Barrymores get from Experimental Theatre paves 
the way to future BIG rcles. 

Saturday night programs under the auspices of 
the Social Board v^/ill occasionally call for dra- 
matic talent, too; last year saw a slightly short- 
ened version of "HMS Pinafore," and of course 
there's always May Day and Rush Week pro- 
ductions. 



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M IS FOR MUSIC 

If you have any musical ability whatsoever, 
be it singing, blowing a tuba, or playing a 
kazoo, there is plenty of opportunity at Mary- 
ville for you to develop those talents. The 
musical program for the year begins with the 
performance of the marching band at the foot- 
ball games and ends with the choir's final 
anthem on graduation day. Recitals are given 
nearly every week by the music majors and any- 
one may attend these. 

Faculty recitals are presented from time to 
time. Band and orchestra concerts are also given 
at least once a year. 

A Capella Choir 

This group provides good training and real 
pleasure for those who are interested in singing. 
It is composed of about sixty members who inust 
pass rigid try-cuts before they are accepted. The 
group participates in the weekly Vesper services 
and the daily Chapel programs as well as pre- 
senting special programs in Maryville and sur- 
rounding cities. 

All Girl Choir 

This group is composed, oddly enough, entirely 
of girls, who are admitted through try-outs each- 
semester. The group, about fifty-six in number, 
sometimes relieves the A Capella Choir at Ves- 
per services and presents other programs in 
Maryville and adjoining cities. In the spring., 
the girls join with the Men's Glee Club and 
present one of the big campus programs of the 
year. 

Men's Glee Club 

After several years of inactivity, the Men's 
Glee Club was reorganized two years ago and 
has enjoyed considerable success. The member- 
ship consists of about forty boys, but additional 



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members may come in via try-outs each semes- 
ter. In the spring, the fellows and the All-Girl 
Choir present a program called "Springtime 
Serenade," consisting of popular and semi-class- 
ical numlDers from well-known musicals, which 
has become one of the highlights of the spring 
term. 

Band 

Those students who enjoy playing a musical 
instrument are urged to try out for the college 
marching band. The band, numbering about 
fifty pieces, plays for all the home football 
games and takes one one-of-town trip with the 
team. For sophomores, the marching practice 
takes the place of the intramural requirement. 
When football season is over, the marching band 
reorganizes as a concert band. You don't have to 
be in one to get in the other, although you would 
be welcomed. The concert band gives an out- 
door concert during the last few days before 
commencement. 

Orchestra 

For those who prefer their music a bit more 
classical, the college orchestra has a place. Due 
to the chapel fire, which destroyed many of 
the instruments, the orchestra has been reor- 
ganized only a few years. It has grown rapidly, 
however, and is now back to its pre-fire standard. 
The group, each year, accompanies the "Messiah" 
and gives one or two concerts annually. 
Tau Kappa Chi 

Tau Kappa Chi is a musical organization for 
the women of the College who are either music 
majors or interested applied music students. Its 
purpose is to promote student and community 
interest in music. The aims are to raise the gen- 
eral academic standard of the music department; 
to provide a goal for all students interested in 
music; and to promote thoroughly trained mu- 
sicianship and further the understanding of all 
types of music. 

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S IS FOR SPORTS 



Every American boy has, at one time or an- 
other, dreamed of being a star in some sport. 
At Maryville, there is every chance of making 
that dream a reality. Maryville is very active 
in intercollegiate athletics and also maintains a 
well organized intramural sports program for 
those who wish to participate. For the girls, 
there is a well-developed point system whereby 
girls may earn a sweater with a "M" on it or 
an "MC" monogram. 

Maryville's Athletic Policy 

Maryville stands for a well-rounded, Vv^ell- 
developed college life. The College understands 
that one must develop physically as well as 
mentally and morally, and fcr that reason places 
an emphasis on athletics of all kinds. Besides 
being well represented in intercollegiate athletics, 
the College also sponsors an intramural program 
for men and a point system for girls. 

Maryville does not buy her athletes. Those 
w^ho come here do so v/ith the understanding 
that places en the teams are earned by physical 
abilities and acceptable scholarship; nothing else. 
In addition, physical prowess alone doesn't 
"make" a student at Maryville. Scholastic ability 
and ''all-'roundness" count, too. 

Athletic Association 

The Athletic Association is composed of the 
entire study body and faculty of Maryville Col- 
lege. Its purpose is to work i^ cooperation with 
the Department of Athletics of the College for 
the furtherance of desirable conditions in that 
field. Each spring an Executive Board (com- 
monly called the Athletic Board of Control) is 
elected to act for the Association. This Board 
is composed of a president, vice president, secre- 



tary, and three boys, two girls, and two faculty 
members as representatives. The Director of 
Athletics is an ex-officio member of the Board. 
The Board performs such functions as electing 
managers for athletic teams, and making awards 
to members and managers of these teams as well 
as to cheerleaders and "point-system" girls. 

You are urged to take part in the activities 
of the Athletic Association whether or not your 
interests are in that direction. 

Intercollegiate Athletics 

Athletics at Maryville have been taking great 
strides forward since the war. Before the war, 
Maryville was known throughout the South for 
her strength in minor sports. Now, however, we 
are enjoying a little more prestige in the field 
of major sports than was formerly accorded us. 

Excellent records in football, basketball, and 
baseball have accounted for our major sport 
recognition. Teams in cross-country, track, 
swimming, and wrestling have all given a good 
account of themselves. An undefeated tennis 
team also adds greatly to our sporting laurels. 
We hope to hold on to the laurels we have won 
and to accumulate a few more in the coming 
year. Let's all get behind our teams and sup- 
port them, win or lose, because school spirit is 
part of Maryville's athletic program too. 

Intramural 

The intramural program gives Maryville men 
and women a chance to participate in various 
non-varsity sports for good fellowship, vigerous 
competition, and physical fitness. Both men and 
women have a similar system and organization, 
each with a Director who will give full infor- 
mation regarding each program. The fellows 
participate in football, soccer, volleyball, basket- 
ball, swimming, track, and softball. The girls 
take part in soccer, volleyball, basketball, swim- 

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ming, tennis, and softball. The intramural pro- 
gram includes the regular physical education 
classes for sophomores, two hours each week of 
participation being required. Although not re- 
quired of juniors and seniors, many of the upper 
classmen actively take part in the fun and rec- 
reation which these sports provide. 

Point System 

As at most colleges, there are no longer inter- 
collegiate contests for women at Maryville. For 
them has been substituted the Point System. 
Participation in the different sports qualifies a 
girl for a given number of points. To those earn- 
ing over 300 points awards are made at the end 
of each year. Every 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, softball, 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, managing a team, and 
perfect attendance. The observance of health 
rules gives a maximum of 25 points a semester. 
High scholarship adds a percentage of the total. 
Members of the "M" Club (those who have 
earned at least 400 points) take a mountain hike 
each spring, and enjoy other activities. 



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S IS FOR SONG 



Alma Mater 

Where Chilhowee's lofty mountains 

Pierce the southern blue, 
Proudly stands our Alma Mater, 

Noble, grand, and true. 

Chorus 

Orange, Garnet, float forever, 

Ensign of our hill! 
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater, 

Hail to Maryvilie! 

As thy hilltop crowned with cedars 

Ever green appears. 
So thy memory fresh shall linger 

Through life's smiles and tears. 

Lift the chorus, w^ake the echoes, 

Make the welkin ring! 
Hail the queen cf all the highlands! 

Loud her praises sing! 

On Highlanders 

(Words and Music by Charles Huffman, '49) 
On Highlanders down the field, 

Rolling up a high score! 
Tear into the end zone, 

Smash on through that line, 
Highlanders! 

Send a rousing cheer on high 

And our boys will shine, 
Come on and fight, fight, fight! 

Come on and fight, fight, fight! 
For dear old Maryvilie! 

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GLOSSARY OF UNFAMILIAR TERMS 

Bell — that object hung in Anderson tower which 
calls us to classes and to meals, and which, 
when rung following a football game, indicates 
another Scotty victory. 

Blue Book — those little eight-page notebooks 
which many teachers require examinations 
taken in; also used to refer to the kind of test 
which requires a blue book. 

BMOC — significant abbreviation for Big Man on 
Campus; ladies are BWOC. 

Circle Drive — pleasant walking en the circular 
drive surrounding the main campus, to be 
enjoyed till 7:15 each night (7 on Sundays). 

Comps — short for Comprehensive Examinations, 
an excruciating ordeal which Seniors go 
through at the end of their College stay. 

Cram — colloquial verb meaning to attempt to 
assimilate some knowledge of a course just 
prior to an exam. 

Crip Course — extinct. Everybody may call it that 
just before YOU take it. Supposed to be a 
course in which a D student can get an A 
without even buying a textbook. 

Cut — what you take when you're absent from a 
class on your own responsibility; check on 
your allowances elsewhere in this book. 

Friendliness — MC's chief pride and joy. Recog- 
nizable by a cheerful "Howdy!" which will 
soon make you one of the big and happy Col- 
lege family. 

Honor Roll — what you're on if your last semes- 
ter's average was B or better. Raises your 
reputation and also the number of cuts you're 
allowed. 

Light Cut — in the women's dorms, keeping your 
light on after 11 p. m. Check regulations for 
allowances and rules regarding this. 

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Loitering — Student Council term which really 
means you'd better keep moving on your way 
to and from Town Night and other College 
doin's. 

Loop — comes in a variety of sizes: 5 miles for 
hikers, 7 miles for intrepid hikers. Also a 
special 12 mile or large economy size for 
exercise faddists. 

Moonshined — state you'll want to avoid at all 
costs. Means you and the gal-friend or boy 
friend as the case may be, can't date anybody 
for a stated time. Conduct always becoming 
a lady or gentleman is good liability insurance 
against this. 

Quiz — short examination, generally of the Pop 
variety, guaranteed to catch you by surprise 
— and at a loss, if you're not parallel with the 
class schedule. 

Student Help — includes practically all students. 
Applied to those who type, wait tables, assist 
teachers, wag mailbags, staff the Library — 
and a host of other student-filled jobs at Mary- 
ville. Ten hours a week is an average sched- 
ule, and when the tenth of the month brings 
pay day around, a little extra cash looks 
mighty attractive. 

Tobacco Road — the foot of the big Steps where 
the College's regulation against smoking stops. 
If you must smoke, do it here — but remember, 
the Steps are pretty now, although they won't 
be long if obscured by clouds of smoke and 
piles of cigarette stubs. 

Welcome — a friendly greeting extended to all new 
guys and gals and to all returning MCers; 
contains all the best wishes for good luck and 
success in '49-'50 and all years to come! 



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LYNCH BAKERIES 

The finest pastries, pies, and 
cakes for that birthday party or 
special occasion. 

213 W. Broadway Phone 1303 

First try the 

COLLEGE BOOK STORE 

Serves Al! Students' Needs 

. . . also . . . 

COLLEGE STATION 

POST OFFICE 

COLLEGE CAFE 

318 Court St. Opposite Court House 

Our Motto: 

Firae Foods Good Service 

OPEN 7 DAYS PER WEEK 
V/e appreciate your patronage 

All Makes of Typewriters Repaired 
See the new Royal "Gray Magic'' 
Portables 




BRADY OFFICE SERVICE, Inc. 
138 W, Harper Telephone 2105 



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NEW PROVIDENCE 
PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 

THOMAS A. GRAHAM 
Pastor 

MR. DAVID L McARTHUR 
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 min- 
ister is available for counsel by ap- 
pointment, 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.) 7:15 

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FIRST METHODIST CHURCH 

Corner of Broadway and Norwood 
MaryyiSle, Tennessee 

E. E. WILEY, JR., Minister 

Our staff and facilities are at your 
service in spiritual matters. 

Church School 9:15 a.m. 

Morning Worship 10:30 a.m. 

Youth and Young Adult Fellowship 6:30 p. m. 

Evening Worship 7:30 p. m. 

Midweek Service 

Wednesday Evening 7:15 p.m. 

Choir Rehersal 8:00 p.m. 

Our College Class at First Methodist meets at 
9:15 a. m. 

A cordial welcome 

is extended to all Maryville 

College sf-ydents 

and faculty 

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BROADWAY METHODIST CHURCH 

Welcomes you to all its services 

May you find a Happy Church Home here 
during your Student days in Maryville. 

Church School ..9:15 A.M. 

The College Class invites you 

Morning Worship 10:30 A.M. 

Methodist Youth Fellowship 6:30 P. M. 

Evening Worship 7:30 P. M. 

Midweek Meditations 12:00 to 12:30 

(Each Wednesday Noon) 

We offer our hospitality at church and in 

our homes 

BROADWAY METHODIST CHURCH 

DANIEL L. JONES, Pastor 

Office 967 Home 72 

"The Church with the Twin Towers'' 

Welcome, Students, to 
FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH 

Sundoy School 9:15 A.M. 

Morning Worship 10:30 A.M. 

Training Union 6:30 P. M. 

Evening Worshio 7:30 P. M. 

JAMES M. WINDHAM, Pastor 

COMPLIMENTS OF 
COLLEGE CLEANERS 

See Our Representative in each Dormitory 
High Street Phone 612 

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Quality Merchandise at 
Moderate Prices 

Gay St. and Wall Ave. 

Telephone 3-6161 

Knoxyille, Tennessee 




For 

The Finest and Latest of Styles 

Visit 

THE GLAMOR SHOP 

"Maryville's Newest Style Center" 
Broadway Maryyille, Tenn. 

Compliments of 
McARTHUR'S DEPARTMENT STORE 

Maryyille, Tennessee 

KNOXVILLE MARYYILLE 

Always Shop 

MOSER'S 

''Maryvi lie's Most Popular Priced Store" 

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PROFFIirS 

''The Students' Store' 



SIENKNECHrS 

Dresses by 
LeVINE— MONICA— JO-SEE 

Bobbie Brooks Sportswear 

Mojud and Blue Swan Lingerie 

Hyde Park Colthes 

B. V. D. Sportswear 

LEE AND CHESTERFIELD HATS 
VAN HEUSEN SHIRTS 



111 E. Broadway 



BYRNE DRUG COMPANY 

''Prescriptions" 
Phones 3 and 4 

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C8TY DRUG COMPANY 

OREN D. LOWE 

Phone 66 or 26 Maryyille, Tenn. 

Maryville's Leading Prescription Store 




Agents for Whitman and Hollingsworth Candy 

Flowers for All Occasions 

On the Hill or Bock Home 

CLARK'S FLOWERS 

133 E. Broadway Phone 313 



NORTON HARDWARE CO, 

Maryyille, Tennessee 

Quality — Courtesy — Service 

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When You're Downtown Stop at 

SUSONG'S 

Hardware and Groceries at Reasonable 
Prices 

120 Broadway Phone 395 

For 

Quality Ice Cream Products, 

Malts, and Milk Shakes 

KAY'S ICE CREAM STORE 

Broodway Maryville 

ROYAL JEWELERS 

''Its Easy to Pay — The Royal Way" 
Gamble Building Phone 1118 

Buy Everything Musical 

at 

CLARK AND JONES, INC. 

510 South Gay St. Knoxville, Tenn. 

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All College girls are urged to visit 

THE 
COLLEGE MAID SHOP 

and investigate the opportunities 
it offers to earn extra money. 

No one is obligated to work at 
definite hours but may sew at 
her own convenience. 

COLLEGE MAID SHOP 

Located in Thaw Hall Basemeni- 

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Welcome Students 

SPEARS STUDIO 
Over J. C. Penny Co. 
Maryville, Tennessee 

All Branches of Photography 

THE WEBB STUDIO 

E. L WEBB, Prop. 
College Street 

PHOTOS OF PERMANENCY 
AND CHARACTER 

'The Best Is the Cheapest — Always" 

LOUISVILLE PRESBYTERIAN 
SEMINARY 

109 E. Broodway 
Louisville 2, Ky. 

"Preparing men to preach 

an ancient Gospel to 

a modern world." 

FRANK H. CALDWELL 
President 

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COLUMBIA 
THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY 

Decatur, Ga. 

Founded 1828 

Well Equipped Faculty 
Excellent Library 

Modern Buildings 

Spacious Campus 

In the Heart of the South 

For Information, Address — 

J. McDowell richards 

President 

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The Mccormick 

THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY 

Offers Complete Theological Education 

Under a Faculty of Recognized Standing. 

With a Warm Evangelical Purpose. 

In an Unexcelled Tradition. 

In a Strategic Location. 

With specialized training, under 
experts for both city and rural work. 

For Information inquire of: 

OFFICE OF ADMISSIONS 

McCORMICK THEOLOGICAL 

SEMINARY 

2330 N. Halstead St. 
Chicago 14, III. 

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Welcome, Maryville' Students — 
WESTERN THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY 

PiHsburgh, Pa. 

To prepare college graduates for 
the Christian Ministry and Church 
Vocations. For catalogue and in- 
formation address: 

HENRY A. RIDDLE, D.D LLD., 
President 

731 Ridge Avenue Pittsburgh 12, Pa. 

For The Latest and Finest in 
SPORTING GOODS AND HARDWARE 
Visit 

PARKIN'S HARDWARE AND 

SPORTING GOODS 

Church Street Maryville 

See Tab for all ATHLETIC EQUIPMENT 

Tab Sterchi Sporting Goods Equipment by 

A. G. Spalding and A. J. Reach, 

Wright and Ditson 

MAX FRIEDMAN, Inc. 
304 South Gay Street Knoxville 

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for lasting friendships 

ATHENIAN ^°'' "^^^^^^ activities 

for fine entertainment 

Athenian, the oldest society on the Hill, 
welcomes your membership. 



New Girls- — 

BAINONIAN 

— Welcomes you and 

invites you to become 

an active member. 

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New Men!- — 

ALPHA SIGMA 




Founded 1884 

'Let Us Acquire Wisdom and Power 
By Moving Forward'' 

-Where Men Become True Friends — 



Si Deus nobiscum, quis contra nos? 
THETA EPSILON 

. . . has a pep and friendliness 
which youll like. It invites you 
to become an active member. 



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The YMCA and th( 



The Y 



Located in the 



Visit the student-operated Y STORE 
We continue to serve you 
For all your refreshment needs 
Special orders taken for parties 
Watch for the weekly specials 



LET'S ALL PATRONIZI 



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'WCA invite you to 

Store 

tudent Center 

Open to serve you from: 

Daily 

9:00—10:00 A. M. 
12:30—1:15 P. M. 
after dinner — 7:15 P. M. 
9:30—10:15 P. M. 

Saturday 

9:00—10:00 A. M. 
after lunch — 1:15 P. M. 
after dinner — 6:15 P. M. 
9:30—10:15 P. M. 

DUR Y STORE 

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Our Advertisers 

Are Arranged Here As 
A DIRECTORY 

Look through them, find those you want or 
need, and patronize them. 



Bakeries 77 

Book Store 77 

Brady Typewriter Service 77 

Cafes 77 

Churches 78 

Cleaners 80 

Clothing and Departnnent Stores 81 

Drug Stores - 82 

Florists 83 

Hardware Stores 83 

Ice Cream Store 84 

Jewelery Store - 84 

Music Store - 84 

Maid Shop 85 

Photographic Studios 86 

Seminaries 86 

Sporting Goods Stores 89 

Societies 90 

Y Store 92 



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N D E X 



A Capella Choir 69 

Absences 22 

Activities 60 

ADVERTISING 

DIRECTORY 94 

Agents 16 

Alcoholic Beverages 15, 20 

All Girl Choir 69 

Alma Mater 74 

Alpha Gamma Sigma ...60 

Alpha Sigma 63 

Alterations 14 

Alumni Magazine 67 

Annual 67 

Art Club 65 

Athenian 63 

Athletic Association 71 

Athletic Pohcy 71 

Athletics 71 

Automobiles 15 

B. G. Club 66 

Bainonian 62 

Band 70 

Barnwarming 7 

Bathrooms 17 

Calling Hours 10 

Camera Club 65 

Choir 69 

Circle Drive 76 

Civil Ordinances 16 

Class Organiaztion 38 

Class Presidents 25 

Clinic 16 

CLUBS 60 

Commencement 9 

Comprehensive 

Examinations 76 

Concert Band 70 



CONSTITUTIONS 28 

Cut Record 24 

Cuts 23 

Dancing 12 

DATING 10 

Demerits 20 

Dining Hall 21 

Disc Club 65 

DORMITORY 

REGULATIONS 13 

Dramatics 68 

Dues 41 

Elections 36 

Elections Committee 36 

Electrical Appliances ....15 
Experimental Theatre ....68 

Extra Current 14 

Faculty Reception 6 

Fall Dance 12 

February Meetings 8 

Fire Equipment 16 

FOOD 21 

Football Songs 74 

Fred Hope Fund 8 

French Club 64 

Future Teachers of 

America 66 

German Club 64 

Guests 12 

High Society 66 

Highland Echo 67 

Homecoming Queen 42 

Infirmary 16 

Inter-Club Council 34 

Intercollegiate 

Athletics 72 

International Relations 

Club 63 



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INDEX 

Intramural 72 

Ironing 15 

Knoxville, Trips to 17 

Laundering 17 

Lights 14 

Light Cuts 15 

Loitering 77 

M Book 67 

Mattress Pad 14 

May Day 9 

Meals 21 

Men's Dormitory 19 

Men's Glee Club 69 

Men's Student 

Organization 50 

Messiah 8 

Ministerial Association .62 

Monitors 18 

Moonshined 77 

MUSIC GROUPS 69 

Newspaper 67 

Off-Campus Men 19 

Open House 8 

Orchestra 70 

ORGANIZATIONS 60 

Parish Project 61 

Penalties 20 

Pi Gamma 61 

Pi Kappa Delta 60 

Planning Parties 11 

Plays 68 

Point System 73 

Pre-Med Club 64 

President's Letter 5 

Publications 67 

Quiet Hours 18 

Radiso 14 

Rush Week 6 



(Continued) 

Senior Privileges 48 

Sigma Delta Psi 61 

Smoking 15 

Social Board 32 

SONGS 74 

Spanish Club 64 

SPORTS 71 

Springtime Serenade .... 8 
Student Body 

Constitution 28 

Student Center 7 

Student Council 26 

Student-Faculty 

Senate 31 

Student Government 28 

Student-Help Program .77 

Student Volunteers 61 

Study Hours 16 

Sunday Dating 10 

Suspension of Town 

Night 12 

Sunrise Service 8 

Tau Kappa Chi 70 

Telephone Calls 18 

Theta Alpha Phi 61 

Theta Epsilon 63 

Town Night 6 

Town Night Rules 11 

Trips to Knoxville 17 

Vespers 7 

W. S. G. A 43 

Washing 17 

Who's Who 25 

Women's Dormitories ...17 

Writers' Worshop 62 

Y-Store 7 

Y. M. C. A 55 

Y. W. C. A 55 

Yells 42, 49, 54 



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CHANDLER-WARTERS CO. 
KNOXVILLE, TENN.