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Full text of "Maryville College Bulletin, Alumni Issue, April 1948"

MARYVILLE COLLEGE 
BULLETIN 




ANDERSON HALL 



ALUMNI ISSUE 



APRIL, 1948 



Commencement 1948 



SATURDAY, MAY 15 

S:00 a.m. — Senior Class Chapel Service 

8:1? p.m. — Commencement Play — "The Mer- 
chant of Venice" in High School 
Auditorium 

SUNDAY, MAY 16 

10:30 a.m. — Baccalaureate Service — Sermon by 
President Lloyd 

4:00 p.m. — Senior Music Hour in Chilhowee 

Club House 
7:00 p.m. — Commencment Vespers 

MONDAY, MAY 17 

S:00a.m. — Chapel Service — Distribution of 
Prizes 

2:00 p.m. — Baseball game — Maryville vs. 
University of Tennessee 

8:15 p.m. — Commencement Play — "The Mer- 
chant of Venice" in High School 
Auditorium 



TUESDAY, MAY 18 

8:00 a.m. — Chapel Service — Musical and 
Dramatic Program 



3:00 p.m. 

to 
5:00 p.m. 



7:00 p.m. 



-Reception for Alumni, Seniors, 
Parents of Students, Faculty, and 
Other Guests by President and 
Mrs. Lloyd at the President's 
House 



-Annual Alumni Dinner in 
lege Dining Hall 



Col- 



WEDNESDAY, MAY 19 

8:30 a.m. — Spring Meeting of the Directors 
of Maryville College 

10:30 a.m. — Graduation Exercises, 129th 
Year — Conferring of Degrees and 
Certificates; Address to the Grad- 
uates by R. H. Edwin Espy, New 
York, Executive Secretary, Na- 
tional Student Council of the 
Y. M. C. A. 



OFFICERS OF THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

1947 — 1948 

President _ Hoy H. Beeler, '06 

Vice-President Archibald F. Pieper, '36 

Recording Secretary Winifred Painter, '15 

Executive Secretary _ Theodore B. Pratt, '43 

Executive Committee 

Class of 1948: Robert W. Adams, T9; Mary Gamble, '33; Mrs. Leslie Walker, '21. 
Class of 1949: Mrs. Earl Blazer, '31; Mrs. Ray Foster, '20; Marvin Minear, '39. 
Class of 1950: Mrs. Arthur Bushing, '42; Mrs. John Carson, '17; Leslie Webb, '33. 



MARYVILLE COLLEGE BULLETIN 

Published by Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd, President 


Vol. XLVI April, 194S 


No. 9 


Published quarterly by Maryville College. Entered May 24, 
as second-class mail matter. Acceptance for mailing at speciaf 
Section 1103, Act of October 3, 1917, authorized February 10, 


1904, at Maryville, Tennessee, 
rate of postage provided for in 
1919. 



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Dear Friends: 

An alumni bulletin is pretty much a "family" affair — and properly 
so. Most of its contents concern matters of special interest to our own 
college people But it is a world-wide family inescapably concerned 
with world-wide events. Those who write and those who read these 
pages are keenly aware of the ominous possibilities in the days ahead. 
Yet in a very real sense the gravity of the times accents the significance 
of the very things about which we write and read. 

Maryville's Essential Service 

What could be more convincing evidence of the importance of 
Christian higher education than the tragic results of secular efficiency 
seen all over the world? What could make clearer the call to strengthen 
the foundations and facilities of the Christian college than the immense 
growth of state and other secular colleges? When has Maryville's min- 
istry been so essential? 

An Organized Opportunity 

The way a college serves is to gather students and make training available to them. It cannot really edu- 
catc them. It is but "an organized opportunity for self-education." Over the years it organizes faculty, cur- 
riculum, students, library, buildings, emphases, procedures. In this process 1947-1948 has been a good year, with 
the student body held down to workable size even though the largest thus far; with the new curriculum and 
Special Studies well under way; with an enlarged faculty; with remakably good work and tone in spite of no 
chapel, no fine arts quarters, crowded space, and mounting costs. But the challenge is upon us to enlarge the op- 
portunities offered. All domitory space for girls next year has been engaged since February- Laboratories over- 
flow. The hundreds of students studying fine arts have no place of their own. Daily chapel services continue 
in the gymnasium and vespers in the library. 

The Building Campaign 
There are several articles in this Bulletin concerning plans to secure the additional funds needed for our 
four-fold building program — the Chapel, the Fine Arts Center, a new Women's Dormitory, and an additional 
Science Building. Each of these four projects is of major importance. A Maryville alumnus and his wife have 
provided funds for the Fine Arts Center, as reported in a special article. A substantial beginning has been 
made toward the amount needed for the dormitory by individuals and organizations of the Daughters of the Amer- 
ican Revolution. Miss Clemmie J. Henry is leading in the presentation of this cause to the DAR and other 
friends. Other interested persons will be asked to provide the science building. 

The Chapel 

The funds in addition to insurance and gifts now in hand necessary for rebuilding the Chapel will be 
sought among alumni everywhere and among the people of Maryville, Blount County, and Knoxville. This will 
constitute the largest and most urgent appeal ever made to our alumni. May I urge upon every one the full- 
est possible participation in giving and enlisting others to give. The new chapel will be named for Dr. Samuel 
Tyndale Wilson, the fifth president, who obtained the funds for and managed the building of the Elizabeth 
R. Voorhees Chapel. I have reported details in a separate article. 

Alumni Clubs 
We at the College count it good progress that there is strong interest among alumni throughout the coun- 
try in forming Maryville College Clubs. They can be effective means of fellowship and service. Maryville has 
not done as much in this direction as have most strotv.: colleges. In this movement are new possibilities for 
Maryville College alumni to do things together. 

Hearty good wishes to all of you. 
Sincerely, 



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ROY H. BEELER 




ARCHIBALD F. PIEPER 




WINIFRED L. PAINTER 




Chapel Campaign Plans 
Announced 



Alumni and Local Friends 
Pledge Their Support 



The Directors' Committee on Administration on April 6 made some 
very important decisions in connection with the rebuilding of the Mary- 
ville College chapel. 

The first decision, one of great interest to alumni, is that the new 
chapel will be named for Dr. Samuel Tyndale Wilson, president of the 
College from 1901 to 1930 and connected with the institution for 65 years 
as student, professor, dean, president and president emeritus. 

A second decision was that funds, in addition to those received from 
insurance on the old chapel and gifts already made, will be sought from 
the people of Maryville, Blount County, and Knoxville, and from Mary- 
ville College alumni. Alumni in the local communities will take part in the 
campaign as part of the communities rather than as part of the alumni 
association. It is estimated that to build a modern fire-proof chapel to seat 
twelve hundred and to provide facilities for drama fully equipped will 
require $300,000 in addition to the money in hand. 

The third important decision made on April 6 was that intensive cam- 
paigns for funds will be conducted in Maryville and Blount County 
during September and October of this year and in Knoxville during 
November. Committees to plan these campaigns are now being formed. 

The fourth decision was that the Chairman of the Board of Directors, 
the President of the College, and the President and Executive Secretary 
of the Alumni Association were authorized to appoint a national alumni 
campaign committee, subject to approval of the Executive Committee of 
the Alumni Association. This Committee is now being formed and will 
be announced as quickly as possible. 



TED B. PRATT 






New Chapel To Be Named 
In Memory of Dr. Wilson, 
Beloved College President 

The Directors of the College have made a very im- 
portant decision about the new chapel. The decision 
is this: the name will be The Samuel Tyndale Wilson 
C Impel. 

This will bring great satisfaction to all alumni who 
knew Dr. Wilson during his sixty-five years of con- 
no. turn with the College as student, professor, dean, 
president, and president emeritus. And to younger 
alumni also, who have not had the privilege of know- 
ing him, it will seem a most appropriate decision, for 
no one, unless it be the founder himself, has had so 
much to do with the history and development of Mary- 
ville College as did Dr. Wilson. And nothing was 
quite so important to him as was the religious work 
of the College that centered and will continue to 
center in the chapel. 

Some history and explanation are necesary, however, 
to make clear the basis for the change in the name. 

In 1905 Mr. Ralph Voorhees and his wife Elisabeth 
R. Voorhees, of New Jersey, gave Maryville College 
$100,000 on the annuity plan. Of this $15,000 was 
set aside with their permission for a chapel. Later 
Mrs. Voorhees added $10,000 and other friends added 
$9,000. It is almost unbelievable, but true, that the 
Elisabeth R. Voorhees Chapel was built in 1906 for 
$34,000. 

The building rendered an invaluable service for forty- 
one years and then came the tragic fire that destroyed 
it on March 26, 1947. The College had hoped that it 
would continue to serve indefinitely. Distant plans 
had been in mind, however, to build a larger and some- 
what more "churchly" companion chapel and name it 
for Dr. Wilson, using the Elisabeth R. Voorhees 
Chapel for the more general purposes of an auditorium. 
After the fire that possibility seemed distant indeed 
in view of the amount of money required under modern 
conditions for large fire-proof buildings. 

In view of the relatively small proportion of the 
Voorhees money invested in the old chapel (the other 
$85,000 is in the endowment), in view of the long 
period through which the memorial feature was con- 
tinued, and in view of the fact that there was no re- 
quirement or commitment in the matter, the officers of 
the College and the Voorhees heirs talked over the 
appropriateness of naming the new chapel for Dr. 
Wilson. 

There was hearty and unanimous agreement by all 
concerned. The Voorhees family have graciously en- 
tered into the plan to name the new chapel The 
Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel and to place in it a 
marker giving the history of Elizabeth lv Voorhees 
Chapel and setting up a permanent memorial as part 
of the new chapel. Thus, it is believed, there will be 
accomplished fittingly and effectivelj in one new and 
enlarged chapel building the memorials formerly con- 
templated for two buildings. 

—Ralph W. Lloyd 




THE LATE SAMUEL TYNDALE WILSON, 
FIFTH PRESIDENT OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE 



ALPHA GAMMA SIGMA 

The constitution of Alpha Gamma Sigma, local 
scholarship honor society, permits the election of ten 
per cent of the number of persons graduatim; with a 
liberal arts degree in each class provided there are that 
many eligibles. The prospect is that there will be L08 
such graduates in the class of 1948; accordingly eleven 
have been elected from a larger list of eligibles. 

The scholarship requirement is a point-hour ratio of 
6.5 or above. 

Two were elected from the group of December grad- 
uates: Harold M. Russell, now in Princeton Seminary, 
and Thomas Hoist, now in McCormick Seminary. 

Nine others have been elected since the beginning 
ot the current -emestcr: Esther Cornelius, of Pitts- 
burgh, Penna.; Margaret Howell, of Maryville: Scott 
McClure. of Lebanon, Ohio; Carl Murray, ot' Maryville; 
Loretta Nunn, of Mt. Vernon, Missouri; Mildred Orr, 
of Maryville; Anne Sakaizawa, oi Barrington, Illinois; 
Dorothy Vawter, of Maryville; .\nd Thomas Wheeler 
ot IVekskill, New York. 



Fire 



Mr. and Mrs. Qlen A. Lloyd 

Donors of Fine Arts Center 

The gift of a Fine Arts Center, to replace and ex- 
tend the fine arts facilities which were lost in the 
chapel fire, was announced last spring. The two 
donors asked that for the time being they be permitted 
to remain anonymous. 

At the Founders Day exercises last October the first 
public announcement of their identity was made and 
released to the press. Now it is appropriate that the 
first Maryville College publication to carry their names 
as the donors should be an alumni publication because 
one of the donors is an alumnus. 

They are Mr. and Mrs. Glen A. Lloyd, of Chicago. 
The Fine Arts Center is to be a memorial to Ann 
Baldwin Lloyd, their daughter who died suddenly, 
while still less than three months of age, on March 27, 
1947, the day after the chapel burned. 

Glen A. Lloyd, a brother of President Ralph W. 
Lloyd of the College, is an attorney with offices at 135 
South LaSalle Street, Chicago. He is a graduate of 
Maryville in the Class of 1918 and of the Law School 
of the University of Chicago. His wife, Marion Mus- 
ser Lloyd, is a graduate of Vassar College but is much 
interested in the work Maryville College is doing. 

Detailed plans of the Fine Arts Center are not yet 
completed because decision as to the date to begin 
building is awaiting more stable construction conditions. 
But it is to provide facilities for the teaching of music 
and art, and will be modern in design and function. 
The estimated cost is $300,000, The Fine Arts Center 
and the new chapel will be separate units, although the 
ground floor of the chapel will contain quarters for 
drama and perhaps for large musical group rehearsals. 

In providing the funds required for this Fine Arts 
Center, Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd become the donors of 
the largest single gift ever received by Maryville 
College. It is a gift of love which will increase the 
quality and the scope of the College's service and will 
be a beautiful and permanently useful memorial. 

MARRIAQES 

Note: Only those reported marriages of May 1947 and 
later are being listed in this column. 



Alumni Organize Chapters 

Throughout the Country 

Before World War II considerable progress had 
been made in organising Maryville College clubs in 
different parts of the United States. The oldest con' 
tinuing organisation is the Atlantic Highlanders in the 
Philadelphia, New York and Washington area. Others 
came into being in Los Angeles, Chicago, St. Louis, 
Cincinnati, Chattanooga, and elsewhere. Like other 
organisations of this kind, most of the Maryville College 
clubs ceased to be active during the war. The Atlantic 
Highlanders was the only one which continued to 
meet. 

Recently the Executive Committee of the Alumni 
Association voted to encourage the developing of Mary- 
ville College clubs wherever practicable. These can 
be for Maryville, as similar clubs are for many American 
colleges, a means of fellowship for Maryville College 
graduates and former students in the various areas, 
and a means for advancing the interests of the College 
throughout the United States. 

At the present time alumni in a number of Southern 
cities are planning organisational meetings in connection 
with a tour by the College Choir, April 20 to 23. 
Meetings are scheduled for Chattanooga, Birmingham, 
Montgomery, and Atlanta. The Atlantic Highlanders 
met in Philadelphia April 16, and plans are afoot to 
form other organisations also in the East. Western 
Pennsylvania alumni are meeting in Pittsburgh, April 
20. Chicago alumni are planning a meeting some- 
time in May and plans are also being made in Cin- 
cinnati, Louisville, Cleveland, Detroit, and Hickory, 
N. C. 

There will be a Maryville College breakfast in con- 
nection with the Presbyterian General Assembly in 
Seattle on May 29, and present plans call for President 
Lloyd to be in San Francisco and Los Angeles for 
alumni meetings following General Assembly. 



Helen Elisabeth Horton, '21, to Chauncey Edward 
Warner, December 27, 1947 



Eleanor Franklin, '27, to Stephen E. Pina, September 
29, 1947 



Dewey Mann, '30, to Clara Mae Barrow, February 
28, 1948 



May Belle Frasier, '31, to Kenneth E. Walker, 1947 



Robert L. Brown, '35, to Mildred C. Young, December 
21, 1947 



Louis Bernard Marinaro, '36, to Marie B. Isleib, De- 
cember 10, 1947 

Joseph L. Wilkerson, '36, to Evelyn Estelle Isenhour, 
January 24, 1948 

Six 



MARRIAGES (Continued) 

Margaret N. Heliums, '37, to Oliver Earl Cooper, 
August 17, 1947 

Emily Barnes Watson, '37, to William L. Ladue, Au- 
gust 28, 1947 

William M. Whiteley, '37, to Constance Evelyn 
Beecher, May 3, 1947 

Viriginia Hasen Worth, '37, to Claude A. Gray, Jr., 
June 21, 1947 

Fred Johnson Young, Jr., '37, to Grace Woodward, 
May 31, 1947 



Sarah Louise Botto, '38, to Lester Moschini, November 

1, 1947 
Carolyn Susanne Harrar, '38, to Charles Stevens 

Cooper, November, 1947 
David E. Maas, '38, to Jeanne Merante, June 10, 1947 
Helen Marie Maguire, '38, to Samuel T. Bryant, August 

9, 1947 
Charles B. Pflanse, '38, to Thea Schlier of Munich, 

Bavaria, January 10, 1948 



Harriette Jeannette McMurray, '39, to Donald N. Black- 
burn, May 29, 1947 



Robert M Arnold, '40, to Feme LeVone, February 15, 
1947 

Marion Ethel Garwood, '40, to Walter R. Coles, 
June 28, 1947 

Mary Elisabeth Gillespie, '40, to David Edward Mc- 

Gehce, November 15, 1947 
Harriet Moore Miller, '40, to Daniel Roland Fusfeld, 

August 30, 1947 
June Rose Morley, '40, to David Hitchcock, May 1 1 , 

1947 

Hugh Stone Norton, '40, to Harriet Mildred Wilson, 
December 26, 1947 



Boydson Baird, '41, to Nancy Hubbart, August 23, 1947 
Jane Elisabeth Corbett, '41, to John A. Hunt, October 

17, 1947 

Grovcr Lamar Russell, '41, to Talitha Minter, May 

18, 1947 

David Thomas Young, '41, to Peggylou Laughead, 
May 24, 1947 



Eleanor Anthony, '45, to Dean Calland, March 20, 1948 
Ethel Hanners Beall, '45, to Jerome Roscnfcld, Novem- 
ber 26, 1947 
Martha Eli-abeth Dean, '45, to John Harold Hall, June 

15, 1947 
Martha Jane Hays, '45, to Raymond H. Swartsback, 

'47, December 27, 1947 
John Howard Houdeshel, '45, to Mary Evelyn Jamison, 

'46, July 12, 1947 
Bettc Lou McCoy, '45, to John D. Kilpatrick, June 

1947 
Mible Ruth Marshall, '45, to John A. Westbrook, 

February 28, 1948 
Hope Betti Pleyl, '45, to Horace Hunter Coburn, De- 
cember 24, 1947 
Marion E. Schneeweiss, '45, to Charles Ingersoll Ware, 

June 22, 1947 



Betty Lee Pettry, '42, to Robert Henry Kitchen, Sep- 
tember 6, 1947 

Laurence Beaver Robinson, '42, to Edna Grey Eddings, 
August 30, 1947 



Marion J. Avakian, '43, to John E. Slater, Jr., May 

31, 1947 
Jean Barnes, '43, to Edward Keith Newcomer, June 

15, 1947 
Francis Layton Bergquist, '43, to Patti Elisabeth Browne, 

April 12, 1947 
Clyde R. Brown, '43, to Margaret Jean McCullough, 

1947 
Margaret S. M. McKirdy, '43, to Moses H. Sherman, 

August 6, 1947 
Jessie Alberta Reed, '43, to Henry Greve, September 

6, 1947 

Oliver Ruth Stribling, '43, to Charles Ellis Williams, 
Apnl 2, 1948 

Glenn L. Winkle, '43, to Antoinette Eyler, December 
22. 1947 

Elisabeth May Winter, '43, to Lawrence Lowther, Sep- 
tember 14,' 1947 

James C. Witt, '43, to Gloria Patterson, September 5, 
1947 



Zenobia Bernardini, '46, to William DuBois, September 

3, 1947 
Essie Broom, '46, to James W. Green, Jr., November 

8, 1947 
Ella Jane Callahan, '46, to J. Harris Proctor, March 

27, 1948 
Nellie B. Cuellas, '46, to George Hipkins, September 

5, 1947 
Minnie Lee Davis, '46, to Paul Tavasci, Jr., August 

22, 1947 
Kathleen Matilda Glymph, '46, to John Vernon Blalock, 

April 6, 1947 
Janet Yates Haddow, '46, to William Fenton, Tune 

1947 
William R. Thompson, '46, to Esther Bettve Baker, 

'46, July 18, 1947 
Edna Mae Watts, '46, to K. P. Jackson, August 3, 1947 



Ann Stina Anderson, '47, to Orin R. Dudlev. Jr., Jan- 
uary 1, 1948 

Charles Arthur Brand, '47, to Mae R. Marquardt. Feb- 
ruary 7, 1948 

Alma Lancaster, '47, to Merrill Grubbs, '48, April 3, 
1948 

Lottie Ruth Lavender, '47, to Charles Henry Dean. Jr., 
December 30, 1947 

Virginia Edwina Miller, '47, to I. Wayne Christy, 
October 1, 1947 

Phyllis Marion Waring, '47, to Fredrick Rollinson. Jr., 
September 6, 1947 



Charles Lee Burgreen, '44, to Helen Florence Lord, 

March 31, 1948 
Ruth Cathcart, '44, to Clark Rowland. August 21, 1947 
Dana Dering Cox, '44, to Herta Girndt from Germany, 

December 20, 1947 
Leroy Young Dillener, Jr., '44, to Helen Ermina Fisher. 

"44. January 1, 1948 " 
Lorraine Milliken Drolsbaugh, '44, to William Thomas 

Gordon, November 1, 1947 
E<tclle Marian Farrow, '44, to William Walter Craig, 

October 4, 1V47 
Alice Louise Mathews, '44, to Alexander B. Neill, Jr., 

August 9, 1947 
John H. Scott, '44, to Mary Pollitt, February 14, 1948 



Dora Lynn Smith. '48, to Robert Allison Krvder, Sep- 
tember 27, 1947 

Mary {Catherine Stidham, '48, to Winton Enloe. '49, 
January 9. 194S 



Charlotte Isabel Hoteendorf, '49, to Nathaniel Carlton 
Bullock, October 1947 



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HERE'S THAT QUESTIONNAIRE AGAIN 

a' This is only the third appeal tor all Alumni to £ 
•: return their questionnaires to the Alumni Office. £ 
ii Remember? They are those long, yellow blanks ~ 
;; with lots of questions on them. If you still have 
k not received one or have lost yours, please ask for I 
.mother. We want one from every graduate and ~ 
•| former student. 



Seven 



1948 A Cappella Choir 




Choir Makes Extended Spring Tour 

The College A Cappella Choir is making a tour of 
southern cities April 20-24, appearing in Chattanooga, 
Birmingham, Montgomery, and Atlanta in evening 
concerts. Radio programs have been arranged in three 
of the cities as well as some high school appearances. 

Two 33-passenger buses will be used to transport 
the group of approximately 65 persons. The Choir 
will carry with them their vestments in specially con- 
structed cabinets and folding "risers" to be used for 
proper arrangement of the group while singing. Dean 
McClelland, Mr. and Mrs. Ted Pratt and Mrs. Harter 
are accompanying the Choir on its trip. 

The local itinerary this spring includes appearances 
at the Second Presbyterian, Graystone and Second 
Methodist Churches of Knoxville, at Knoxville College, 
at Oak Ridge and at Loudon. 

The Choir is directed by Mr. Harry H. Harter, 
Assistant Professor of Music in the Division of Fine 
Arts of the College. The performance of the Choir 
continues the splendid record of previous years. Not 
only does it contribute greatly to the spirit and effec- 
tiveness of the campus program, but judging from 
the enthusiastic reports received, it represents the 
College as a worthy emissary of culture and goodwill 
in its off-campus appearances. 

The Latest Word . . . 

From latest reports, the choir trip was a noted suc- 
cess. The choir's program of sacred choral music was 
presented to more than 2000 listeners, not including 
three radio audiences. As a result, it is felt that Mary- 
ville College has many new friends. 

Alumni clubs were organised in Chattanooga, Birm- 
ingham, and Atlanta, officers were elected, and future 
plans were discussed. At the same time Alumni were 
brought up-to-date on the latest campus events, and 
many acquaintances were renewed. Eight hundred 
miles were well-covered and the choir and representa- 
tives returned tired but happy. 

Eight 



BORN TO 

Note: In this edition of the Alumni Bulletin, it is 
impossible to print all of the births reported in the 
Alumni questionnaires. Therefore, only those births 
later than April 1947 are being announced here. 

Rev. and Mrs. Stuart McConnell Rohre, '25, their 
second child, Lynda Kay, August 17, 1947. 

Dr. and Mrs. Wilson McTeer, '25, their third child, 
William Davis, December 29, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Walter Sherman Edsall, Jr., '26, a second 
child, David, January 31, 1948. 



Mr. and Mrs. J. D. Harshbarger (Mildred Taylor, '29), 
their second child, James David, July 14, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. William Stinson Barnard, Jr., '30, a son, 

Jimmy B., November 10, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Gordon M. Miser, '30, a son, David 

Gordon, February 10, 194S. 



Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Charles Bailey (Laura Jean 

Workiser, '32), their first child, Betsy Jean, August 

1, 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. Lea Callaway, '32, their fourth child, 

Thomas Howard, January 31, 1948. 
Dr. and Mrs. Jay G. Linn, Jr. (Beulah Alice Duggan, 

'32), their first child, Shirley Anne, May 29, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. William J. Marston, '33 (Ruth Mc- 
Campbell, '36), their second child, William J., Jr., 
January 26, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Andrew Peery, '33 (Ernestine Mc- 
Culley, '37), their third child, Kenneth William, 
May 13, 1947. 

Rev. and Mrs. William Robert Stevenson, '33, their 
third child, William Robert, Jr., December 18, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank Rennie Tubbs, '33 (Carrie Cole- 
man Pearson, '35), a son, Thomas Rennie, January 
20, 1948. 



Mr. and Mrs. John E. Phay, '34 (Roberta E. Howie, 
'36), their fourth child, Rebecca, June 14, 1947. 

Rev. and Mrs. Harry P. Walrond, '34, their second 
child, Barbara Zoe, July 25, 1947. 



Dr. and Mrs. George Franklin Deebel, '35, their first 
child, Kay Elizabeth, November 14, 1947. 

Major and Mrs. Merritt O. Slawson, '35 (Katherine 
Montgomery, '37), their second child, Christine 
Bittle, August 28, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Walter E. Coker, '36, their second child, 
Ned, July 14, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Leslie W. Cox (Dorothy Ruth Chittick, 
'36), their fourth child, Robert Wayne, October 2, 
1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. David McArthur, '36, (Grace Proffitt, 
'42), their third child, Alida Snodgrass, August 26, 
1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Kyle Cowan McCall, '36 (Nannette Gar- 
ner, '42), their second child, Andrew Kyle, Febru- 
ary 6, 1948. 



Rev. and Mrs. James G. Saint, Jr., '36 (Marie Eliza- 
beth Carlson, '36), their sixth child and sixth daugh- 
ter, Kathleen Victoria, January 31, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. James J. Willocks (Florence A. Emigh, 
'36) their first child, Margaret Susan, August 8, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Lynn E. Crawford, '37 (Janice Craybeal, 

'42), their first child, Lvnn Edward, Jr., December 

26, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Donncll W. MeArthur, '37, their seeond 

child, Stephen Donnell, January 16, 1948. 
Mr. and Mrs. Criehton MeNeil (Mary Josephine 

Winner, '37), their seeond child, Rebecca B., May 

14, 1947. 
Rev. and Mrs. Walter K. Maude, '37 (Frances Perrin, 

'38), a son, Walter Keller, Jr., November 1, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Romulus L. Meares, '37 (Lueille Goyne, 

'41), their second child, Martha Jeanne, October 4, 

1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Acton W. Mowatt, '37, their third child, 

Marilyn, June 21, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. John M. Bettis (Frances Elizabeth Nel- 
son, '38), their second child, John Mark, Jr., Sep- 
tember 13, 1947. 

Rev. and Mrs. William Maleolm Brown, '38, their first 
child, William Gerald, January 29, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lincoln M. Johnson, '38, (Grace A. Ker- 
ley, '38), their second child, Ruth Alice, September 
30, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. John March (Edith Pierce, '38), a son, 
Patrick Anderson, November 20, 1947. 

Dr. and Mrs. Harry Emory Rice, Jr., '38, their first 
child, Harry Emory III, August 19, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. John S. Stemple (Mary Esther Sommers, 
'38), their first child, Sallie Elizabeth, August 11, 
1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald G. Stevens, '38, their second child 
Thomas Devel, March 8, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Tripp, '38, their fourth 
child and fourth daughter, Cheryl!, June 26, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Channing M. Briggs (Virginia Dale Boys, 

'39), their second child, John Channing, February 

J, 1948. 
Mr. and Mrs. Arthur B. Chittick, '39 (Alene R. Pitt, 

'38), their second child, Bruce Arthur, September 18, 

1947. . 
Dr. and Mrs. Jack E. Cole (Evelyn C. Darragh, '39), 

their second child, Thomas Anthony, June 24. 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dunn (Marjorie Ruth Stockwell, 

'39), a fifth child, June Evelyn. November 8, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Durr (Irma Sue Pate, '39), 

their first child, Carolyn Sue, February 23, 1948. 
Rev. and Mrs. Everett D. Gray, '39, their third child, 

Ruth Janice, in 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. M. Wilbert Looloian, '39, their first 

child, Amy Susan, August 13, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Mine.ir, '39, (Catherine Pond, 

'39), their first child, David Bruce. January 31, 1948. 
Mr. and Mrs. Clarence William Thames, '39 (Mary Sue 

Waters, '40), their second child, Elizabeth Ann, 

February 18, 1948. 

(Continued on page 10) 



Record Crowd Turns Out For 
Adantic Highlander Meeting 
In Philadelphia on April 16 

The Atlantic Highlanders held their annual dinner 
and meeting in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on Friday 
evening, April 16. This is the oldest and largest of the 
Maryville College Clubs. 

There was a record-breaking attendance of 1 30. 
While a majority were from the general Philadelphia 
area, a considerable number came from as far north as 
New York City and as far south as Washington and 
one from as far west as Harrisburg. 

The oldest graduates present were Judge Samuel 
Ward Boardman, Jr., '94, and Roger Sherman Board- 
man, '96, sons of the fourth president of the College, 
and Mrs. Mary Carnahan Hill, '99. 

President and Mrs. Lloyd were present. President 
Lloyd spoke concerning the plans for development 
of alumni clubs, the year's campus events, and the 
building campaign. 

William S. Fahnestock, '38, of Lewistown, Pa., 
retiring president, presided. There was a full discussion 
of proposals that because of the constantly increasing 
number of alumni (now approximately 725 graduates 
and former students), in the area for which the Atlan- 
tic Highlanders has so far been the only Maryville 
College Club, there be organized clubs in various im- 
portant centers. The following resolution was adopted: 
"That the Atlantic Highlanders proceed to elect of' 
ficers for the coming year, and encourage the 
formation of Maryville College Clubs in the vari- 
ous centers of the area." 
The following officers were elected for the ensuing 

year: 
President — Duncan J. Crowley, '36, Penns Grove, 

New Jersey 
Vice President— John B. Taggart, '30, Ambler, 

Pennsylvania 
Secretary-Treasurer (reelected) — Dorothy Leaf 
Gallant (Mrs. Wayne E.), '37, 6 Court 
K, Canterbury Apts. Camden. New 
Jersey 

The Neiu Look In Memorial 

One of the best advances made this year in the 
physical equipment of the College was the complete 
refurnishing of Memorial Hall just after the Christmas 
vacation. 

Through the generosity of Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. 
Maclellan, Mrs. B. G. Brown, and Mrs. Walter Hoyle, 
all of Chattanooga, new beds, dressers, and desks were 
purchased for all rooms in Memorial. 

When the fifty eight girls who live in the building 
had arrived after the holidays and were on hand to 
shift their possessions from old to new dresser drawers, 
the old funiture was moved out and the new furniture 
was moved m. The new is of a modern light finish 
birch and has been pronounced both practical and 
handsome. Much of the old furniture had been in 
the building for decades, some of it being home made. 
An "open house" on the evening oi February 28 drew 
several hundred interested visitors. 

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(Continued from page 9) 

Mr. and Mrs. John R. Dennis (Ruth Elizabeth Mack, 
'40), their first child, Edna Ruth, November 7, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Grossheim (Christine Carolyn 
Shaw, '40), their first child, Betty Lou, February 3, 
1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Norman C. Halsey (Virginia Anne 
Knighton, '40), their second child, Norman Douglas, 
May 17, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Earl Mclntire (Eunice Margaret 
Halsey, '40), their second child, Bruce Farren, Jan- 
uary 12, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Dale W. Mathias, '40, their second child, 
Judy Leah, August 26, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Henry May, M0 (Alice Carolyn 
Weghorts, '40), their first child, Mary Margaret, 
May 15, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. George Oakes (Hallie Jane Branson, '40) 
' their second child and second daughter, Janice, Jan- 
uary 19, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur R. Parvin, '40, their second child, 
Wilma Faye, September 22, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Sheldon T. Peterson (Elizabeth Seel, 
M0), their second child, Ruth Ann, June 5, 1947. 

Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Anton Schafer, '40, their first 
child, a daughter, Michal Ann, July 26, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Sullivan, '40, their first child, 

Jema Lin, May 10, 1947. 
Rev. and Mrs. John B. Wintermute, M0 (Miriam Berst, 

Ml), their second child, Timothy Paul, October 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Harold G. Austin Ml (Susannah Lupton, 
'39), their first child, John Harold, January 19, 1948. 

Captain and Mrs. William E. Baird, Ml, their first child, 
William Edgar, Jr., on August 23, 1947, in Honolulu, 
Hawaii, the same day brother Boydson, M2, was 
married in Delaware, Ohio. (See Marriages) 

Major and Mrs. Charles E. Baldwin, Jr., Ml (Susannah 
Stevenson, Ml), their second child, John Willard, 
September 8, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Henry Fugate (Ezell M. Hayes, Ml), 
their first child, Paul Stephen, October 13, 1947. 

Rev. and Mrs. Robert E. Graham (Helen Ruth Coats, 
Ml), their first child, Janice Ruth, October 23, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Willard David "Bill" Klimstra, Ml, their 
second child, Kay Ellen, October 17, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Proffitt, Ml. (Martha Sherer, M2), 
their second child, Lillian Leslie, August 4, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Warner A. Stringer, Jr., Ml (Barbara 
Ann Swift, Ml), their first child, Pamela, August 3, 
1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. John W. Ballard (Mabel Chumbley, M2), 
their second child, May Frances, July 8, 1947. 

1st Lt. and Mrs. Warren Culver, M2 (Katherine A. 

Garvin, M5), their second child, Lee Miles, June 1, 

1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Harry E. Graham, M2 (Mary Agnes 

Carter, M2), their first child, Carol Lynn, January 

28, 1948. 



Mr. and Mrs. John M. Guinter, M2, their second child, 

Robert Henry, June 30, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Sam L. Jenkins (Ruby Leslie, M2), their 

second child, Ronald Leslie, December 27, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred H. Johnson, M2, their first 

child, Jared Alan, February 4, 1948. 
Mr. and Mrs. John B. Lewis (Marian E. Jenkins, M2), 

their first child, John David, October 16, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Donald W. Lyons (Bette Umbach, M2), 

their second child, Barbara Louise, January 28, 1948. 
Rev. and Mrs. Percy Martin, M2 (Margaret Ash, M2), 

their first child, John Brabson, July 1, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Stuart Perrin, M2, their first child, Karl 

Erie, July 18, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Freeman Ragain (Rachel McCall, M2), 

their second child, Dale Patrick, December 25, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Walter Willard Ruoff (Mary Adelia 

Felknor, M2), their second child, Edith Carol, Feb- 
ruary 1, 1948. 
Dr. and Mrs. William R. Scott (Roberta Martha Per' 

sons, M2), their first child, Dorothy M., July 4, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas W. Stahl, M2, their first child, 

Frances White, May 8, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Samuel E. Stillwell (Ada Summers, M2), 

their second child, Donna Ethel, October 1, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. John H. Tinley, M2 (Jane Glass, M3), 

their first child, John Howard, Jr., November 8, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Edward. G. Trinter (Christine Caroline 

Fritz, M2), their second child, Kenneth Alan, Novem- 
ber 16, 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. Wendell Whetstone, M2, their first child, 

Janet Lee, August 6, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Stanley Cameron (Priscilla Webster, M3), 

their first child, Richard Douglas, October 7, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Hoyt O. Gillespie (Ruth Allene Wilson, 

'43), their first child, Caroline Ruth, August 10, 

1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. William J. R. Hargrave, '43, their first 

child, Joanne Ruth, December 4, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Glenn H. Hewins, M3 (Joyce L. Parham, 

M2), their first child, Stanley O., August 15, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Archie Hobson (Martha Moore, M3), 

their second child, Jean Hartley, October 27, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert H. Mair, Jr., M3, their first child, 

Robert H. Ill, December 4, 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. Curtis Manning Phillips, Jr. (Ruth Eliz- 
abeth "Cherie" Curtis, M3), their first child, Thomas 

Allan, December 7, 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. E. A. Shorten (Mary Virginia Williams, 

M3), their second child, Susan Elizabeth, January 

27, 1948. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Schwarzwalder, M3, their 

first child, Karen Louise, August 12, 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. Lloyd M. Taylor, '43, their first child, 

Lloyd McCully, Jr., November 20, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. Roy L. Cloninger, M4, their first child, 
Sally Joan, November 6, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Anthony Ignico (Sara Elizabeth' 
Cameron, '44), their first child, Robert Victor, Octo- 
ber 17, 1947. 

1st Lt. and Mrs. Frank L. Miller, '44, their second 
child, Anne Mane, March 26, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. William G. Simpson, '44, their first child, 
Stanley E., July 30, 1947. 

(Continued on page 11) 



Ten 



Maryville Takes Lead In 

Improved Curriculum 

The new program in Special Studios got under w;iy 
with the opening of the second semester in January of 
this year. One hundred and twenty-three juniors 
arc now engaged in this program of work. 

Each special-studies student has a faculty super- 
visor from the faculty in his major field. He meets 
with this supervisor and together they work out a 
choice of subject and develop a plan and program of 
study. Ordinarily they confer at least once a week 
and the supervisor is especially concerned to see that 
Steady progress is made and a close adherence to plan 
is maintained. 

This program is carried for two semesters, the great 
majority of the students finishing their work at the 
end of their first senior semester. The visible prod- 
uct of the work will be a thesis or written report. 
These reports will all have temporary place in the 
Library and the ones having superior quality and 
utility will be kept there permanently. 

This special-studies program is the heart of the New 
Maryville Curriculum. It is thought of as having 
special value as a means of developing individual 
initiative in intellectual pursuits, as an occasion for close 
working association of faculty members and students, and 
as a practical training for all in the processes of scholarly 
method. In each student's program this is treated as a 
full course and he receives course credit for it. The 
faculty members who supervise this work also count 
this work as part of their teaching load at the rate of 
eight special-studies students as the equivalent of one 
course. 

Essentially this new phase is an extension of honors 
work that was inaugurated at Maryville in 1932. It fol- 
lows similar programs that have been set up at Prince- 
ton University and other well-founded universities. 
Maryville College is without a doubt a leader among 
southern colleges in the development of improved 
curriculum. 

(Continued from page 10) 
Mr. and Mrs. Vernal D. Rogers (Beatrice Hunter, '45), 

their second child, Arlene Leah, November 20, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Spickard (Marcia Mae 

Keirn, '45), their first child, Lloyd Jon, June 5, 1947. 
Dr. and Mrs. Henry Van Sant (Dorothy Lee Brown, 

'45), their first child, Henry Brown, June 28, 1947. 



Mr. and Mrs. James Donald Kent, '46 (Mary Winter- 
mute, '44). their second child, Ruth Ellen, December 
20, 1947. 

Mr. and Mrs. Norman E. McGaha (Betty Vineyard, 
'46), their first child, Betty Ann. January 24, 1948. 

Mr. and Mrs. Abner Paul Richard, Jr.. '46. their first 
child. Abner Paul III. December 30, 1947. 



Rev. and Mrs. Wallace Edward Easter, '47. their first 

child, Wallace Edward II, August 21, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Hersberger, '47. a son, Robert 

Donald, Jr., May 15, 1947. 
Mr. and Mrs. Tucker C. Pinner. '49 (Betty Burton, 

'47), their first child. Tucker Carrington, Jr.. Feb- 
ruary 15, 1948. 
Mr. and Mrs. David Edward Renegar, '47. their third 

child, Susan Alice, August 13. 1947. 




ALMIRA E. JEWELL 



Former College Teacher Dies 

Miss Almira Elizabeth 
Jewell died at the home of 
her sister Mrs. Frank R. 
Bradford (Ruth Jewell) at 
Benton, Tennessee, March 
7, 194S. 

Miss Jewell had been a 
teai her in Maryville Col- 
lege for thirty-four years, 
from 1911 until her retire- 
ment because of failing 
health in 1945. For thir- 
teen of those years she 
taught Latin, English, and 
mathematics in the Preparatory Department. Then 
for twenty-one years she taught history in the College. 

She received the B.A. degree from Maryville College 
in 1908 and the M.A. degree from the University of 
Virginia in 1930. She studied also at the University 
of Tennessee, Peabody College for Teachers, Duke 
University, and Johns Hopkins University. 

Several members of her immediate and related fam- 
ilies have been students or teachers at Maryville. Her 
cousin, Miss Almira C. Bassett, is at present Assistant 
Professor of Latin. 

Miss Jewell will be remembered by eight student 
generations for her clear Christian faith, her emphasis 
upon true character, her friendly spirit, her love for 
teaching, and her loyalty to the College and its ideals. 

February Meetings Without A Chapel 

In one respect the February Meetings of 1948 were 
different from any of their predecessors: they were 
different in setting. The Chapel burned six weeks after 
the Meetings of 1947. This year the morning services 
were held in Alumni Gymnasium and the evening 
services in New Providence Church. 

But all worked out remarkably well in view of the 
situation. The weather was bad, but the attendance 
and the spirit were good. 

Rev. Dr. Clifford E. Barbour, of Knoxvillc, proved 
to be a most effective preacher, and Rev. Sidney E. 
Stringham, of Jackson, Missouri, once more rendered 
a distinct service as leader of the singing. 

The results were marked in decisions and new depth 
of spiritual life among the nine hundred students who 
are at the College this year. 

DUES ARE JUST ABOUT DUE . . . 

Up to the middle of April, only thirty-eight Alumni 
had P.ud their dues for 1948-49, The Alumni year 
ends with the last day of June and most Alumni like to 
send m their $2 from May to July. That means Alumni 
dues .ire just about due . . . 

There should be no need to elaborate on rising costs. 
Suffice it to say that printing co<ts are sky high now 
and represent about one half oi the expenses of this 
OH ice. The work oi the Alumni Association depends 
upon your support. Won't you send your check or 
currency to the Executive Secretary immediately? 

Eleven 



1898 

Faye V. Caldwell has been writing verses, sketches, short 
stories and nature articles over a period of 40 years. These 
have been published in newspapers, weeklies, and church 
magazines. She is an elder in the New Market Presbyterian 
Church in Tennessee and is very much interested in literary 
clubs. 

Since the death of her husband in August 1947 and her 
son in November 1947, Mrs. Horace Lee Ellis (Cordelia 
Young) has been making her home with her daughter and 
son-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. John Stone, '28, (Ruth Cordelia 
Ellis, '26) of Shelbyville, Tennessee. 

1899 

Mrs. R. F. Hill (Mary Gaines Carnahan), after mastering 
the art of maneuvering a Model T Ford in her county 
nursing days, is now learning all over again — this time 
with a 1940 Chevy. She admits she still has to do some 
"solo driving in my own lane" before she can take her driving 
test. 

1907 

Richard C. Samsel is Dean of the Department of Law at 
La Salle Extension University in Chicago. He has written 
a text on business law and a number of instruction lectures 
on various branches of law. 

1909 

Edward William Lodwick seems to be more active as 
time goes on. This past year he attended some classes 
at Oberlin College and has served as Stated Clerk of the Synod 
of Ohio for a number of years. He has just finished a 
term as Moderator of the Presbytery of Cleveland. His 
pastorate is in Seville, Ohio. 

1910 

James A. Padgett is a research analyst in aviation for 
the U. S. government. 

1912 

Ida Grace Stanton recently retired from teaching after 
35 years of service, her last position being in Douglas, Ari- 
zona, and will spend the fall in Tennessee. Ida is enjoying 
the luxury of "being lazy" and "am doing whatever pleases 
me at the 'moment." She plans to attend the 1948 Home- 
coming. 

1913 

George Harley Douglas became pastor of the Congrega- 
tional Church of Rehoboth, Massachusetts, in October 1947. 

Harvey Langill Joslyn is now Superintendent of the Carteret 
County Schools in Beaufort, North Carolina. 

Mrs. Edward G. Seel (Miriam Anna Rood) is teaching 
Bible and English at Polytechnic Institute in Puerto Rico. 
She and her husband, who is president of the Institute, 
plan to attend the 1948 Commencement and the marriage of 
their son, Bob, '45, in May. 

1915 

Albert Murray is a consulting television engineer in Wash- 
ington, D. C, and has had numerous articles on radio and 
television published in technical journals. 

1916 

Aletha May Armstrong is a public school music director 
in the Pi Beta Phi Settlement House in Gatlinburg, Tennes- 
see. 

R. W. Carver took advantage of state retirement after 
31 years of service as Superintendent of Schools in Hickory, 
North Carolina. However, in his words, "I retired and got 
tired . . . and am now working at three positions: dean of 
a business college, construction, and the mercantile business." 

Keith T. Postelthwaite received an M.Th. from Princeton 
Theological Seminary in May 1947. He is now pastor of the 
First Presbyterian Church of Ocean City, Maryland. 

1917 

Frances Elizabeth Akerstrom took up her work again last 
year as social worker for the Guilford County Welfare De- 
partment in Greensboro, North Carolina. 

Twelve 



1919 

Harold H. Greer was apointed Superintendent of the West 
Fabricating Division of the Alcoa Works in October 1947. 
His wife (Elizabeth Hyder Greer, '29), who is editor of the 
Maryville Enterprise, was elected to the Tennessee Women's 
Press and Author's Club at its annual meeting in November 
1947. 

Mrs. J. H. Webb (Mary Celeste Moseley), who is teaching 
mathematics in Frostproof, Florida, is also working on an 
"advance diploma of specialization" in the teaching of math- 
ematics at the Colorado State College of Education. She 
hopes to receive her diploma in August. 

1920 

Mildred Campbell, who received her Ph.D. from Yale 
in 1932 and is now teaching at Vassar College, last year 
served at editor of the Classics Club edition of Sir Thomas 
More's Utopia which was published by Walter Black of New 
York. 

1921 

Dewey M. Beck, who is now Director of Public Relations 
for the Illinois Bankers Association in Chicago, visited the 
campus last June. 

1922 

Julia Lynn Anderson is now retired after 20 years of 
teaching in Hamilton County, Tennessee. 

Forrest and Mary Brown (Mary Dorothy Stivers, '24) 
visited with Ethel Doctor, '22, during their stay in Oaxaco, 
Mexico, some months ago. Ethel has been a missionary there 
since 1923 and "is doing a wonderful piece of work." The 
Browns are in College Park, Pennsylvania. 

Percy Wilson Buchanan returned from Japan in 1946 where 
he had been serving as head of the Counter-intelligence 
Training Division, and completed his work for a Ph.D. 
degree at Princeton in 1947. Since that time he has been 
Professor of Far Eastern History and Director of the Institute 
of Asiatic Affairs at the University of Colorado. He is also 
serving as university pastor. 

1923 

Mrs. Reed S. Drummond (Ruth Allen) recently had sev- 
eral pamphlets on medical technology published. She is 
registrar of medical technologists of the American Society of 
Clinical Pathologists. 

Lilah Hembree, who is now County Home Demonstration 
Agent in La Grange, Kentucky, was awarded a certificate of 
award for distinguished services at the National Home Dem- 
onstration Agents Association in Chicago. 

Robert Benjamin Houston has resigned from his present 
work with the State Department of Education to become a 
member of the Tennessee Equipment and Supply Company 
in Nashville. 

James Lambert Jackson is now pastor of the Southside 
Estates and Mayport Presbyterian Churches in Florida. 

Mrs. Ralph Kesselring (Florence Emilie Kleinhenn), her 
husband and three daughters, have returned to Malaya for 
five years where they will again take up their youth guidance 
work. 

Howard H. Sullinger is now Deputy Solicitor of the Tenth 
Judicial Circuit of Alabama. 

Porter H. Turner is now Assistant General Secretary of 
the Y. M. C. A. in Cincinnati. 

SUMMER ON THE HILL 

At this writing there are three Presbyterian Church 
events scheduled for the Maryville campus this summer: 
(1) Senior Westminster Fellowship Conference— June 
8-15; (2) Synod, Synodical Society, and Westminster 
Fellowship of the Synod of Mid-South — June 22-25; 
(3) Junior High Westminster Fellowship Conference — ■ 
June 28-July 3. One or two other events are pending. 

There will be no summer school. But the offices, 
library, and maintenance program will be operating all 
summer. As usual a schedule of painting and repairs 
will be carried through while students are away. And 
there are always the evergrowing grass to mow and the 
dairy cows to milk. 



1924 

O. Paul Armstrong is a school principal in Highland Park, 
Michigan. 

James N. Hardin, State Commander of the Veterans of 
Foreign Wars (Tennessee), announced his candidacy for the 
Democratic nomination for Governor in the August primary. 
Mr. Hardin, a Greeneville attorney, served as secretary to 
former Governor Prentice Cooper from 1939 to 1943 at 
which time he entered the Army. He served as a 'major in 
military government in the European theater. 

Cecil and Beulah Timblin (Beulah Belle Rankin, '26) are 
now living in Butler, Pennsylvania, where Mr. Timblin is 
operating engineer of the Veteran's Hospital. 

1925 

Mrs. Joseph L. Allison (Emma Florence Sexton) is a 
fifth grade teacher in Hardy Memorial School of Richard 
City, Tennessee. 

Mrs. S. W. Anderson (Lucile Heiskell) teaches English 
in the McMinn County High School in Athens, Tennessee. 

Charles R. Black has completed nearly ten years of service 
as Superintendent of Harriman City Schools in Tennessee. 

Fred Albert Griffitts in December was elected Chairman- 
Elect of the East Tennessee Section of the American Chemical 
Society which is made up of approximately 425 chemists in 
the Knoxville, Oak Ridge and Maryville area. This respected 
honor will automatically place Dr. Griffitts in the chairman's 
seat in 1949. 

Mrs. Carl Lotton (Perle Lambertson) is teaching in the 
Hooven School in Harrison, Ohio. 

Mrs. John T. Robinson (Lillian Rose Mclnturff) is on leave 
from the State Health Department of Tennessee to work 
with the State Department of Education on special education. 
She is in charge of the psychological, audiometric and 
arthoptic clinic in Jackson. This is the first clinic of its 
kind in Tennessee. Here 20 West Tennessee counties are 
offered the opportunity to determine the educability of its 
physically handicapped children. 

John Robert Stockton is now a professor of business sta- 
tistics and statistician in the Bureau of Business Research 
at the University of Texas. 

1926 

Raymond and Agnes Anderson (Agnes Kathleen Houghton) 
are living in Birmingham, Alabama, where Raymond is Pro- 
fessor of Music in Birmingham-Southern College. 

Mrs. Walter Bischoff (Rebecca D. Sewell) is teaching home 
economics in the Birchwood High School in Tennessee. 

Salmon Brown is an Assistant Vice President for the 
Central Trust Company of Cincinnati. 

Paul Steen Cragan is a hospital administrator in the Lee 
County Hospital in Sanford, North Carolina. 

Mrs. Ferris W. Sullinger (Edna Virginia Paulsell) is 
teaching English at Kent State University in Ohio. 

Mrs. Malcolm Vinzant (Eugenia F. Hagoodl is teaching 
home economics in a Baltimore high school. 

1927 

Robert Christian Armstrong, Jr. is Executive Vice Pres- 
ident and Cashier in the Citizens Union Bank of Rogersville, 
Tennessee. 

Jane G. Barber is faculty adviser for W. Academy World, 
student publication at Wasatch Academy in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. 
The publication again has won the All-American award from 
the National Scholastic Press Association. This makes the 
eleventh time Jane's paper has won All-American honors. 

Harold Gordon Harold took up his duties as pastor of the 
Bellefield Presbyterian Church of Pittsburgh on March 1st. 
He and his wife (Betty Jane Sharp, '29) and two small 
sons have moved to Pittsburgh from Newark, New Jersey. 

James W. Holland and his wife (Margaret F. Smith, '29) 
drove over 400 'miles last fall to see the Maryville Carson- 
Newman football game. Though they had to drive through 
a pouring rain most of the way, they were amply rewarded 
when Maryville High beat Bradley, U.T. smothered Boston 
College, and the Scotties fought the highly-touted C-N 
Eagles to a 7-7 deadlock. 

Charles F. Webb last month was elected Secretary of the 
Tennessee Council of English Teachers. Mr. Webb, who 
is with the English Department at the University of Tennes- 
see, has spent the past quarter traveling over the state in the 
interests of the state-wide English improvement program of 
the Council. 



Maryville College Breakfast 
Presbyterian General Assembly 

President Lloyd has made arrangements for the an- 
nual Maryville College General Assembly Breakfast 
to be held at Seattle on May 29. 

It will be at the Exeter Hotel, 7:30 a.m., Saturday, 
May 29. All Maryville College alumni, former students, 
and parents of Maryville students who are at the 
Genera] Assembly are cordially invited to be guests 
of the College on that occasion. 

There will be posters in prominent places on which 
to sign up. Maryville alumni and friends who live 
in reach of Seattle are cordially invited, even those 
that are not attending General Assembly. 

President Lloyd will be there to bring those present 
up to date on the important developments at the 
College. 



1928 

Mrs. P. H. Allen (Ada Burns) is working as a saleslady 
with her husband in their own electric service store in Alcoa. 

William T. Swaim is Executive Secretary of the Presbyterian 
Home of Central Pennsylvania. Rev. Swaim is also founder 
and editor of The Presbyterian Home News which has a 
circulation of 32,000. In June 1947 Rev. Swaim, his wife 
and two children attended the International Convention of 
Rotary Clubs in San Francisco. 

John T. Wriggins, who is pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church in Shortsville, New York, is very active in civic organ- 
izations. He is chairman of the Boy Scout Troop Committee 
of Shortsville, President of the Lions Club, a member of the 
Kane Lodge and the F and AM Free Masons. 

1929 

Edward George Conrad is Managing Editor of The Pres- 
byterian. Rev. Conrad is also serving as interim pastor of 
the Aisquith Presbyterian Church in Baltimore. He and his 
wife (Elizabeth Anna Brooks, '29) and two children are 
making their home in Lansdowne, Pennsylvania. 

Fred and Gwendolyn Dimler (Gwen Mann I are now living 
in Sells, Arizona, where Fred is Principal of the Sells Day 
School for Indians. 

Mrs. Evelyn S. Poe (Evelyn Roddy Sherard) is teaching 
in the Ooltewah High School in Tennessee. Mr. Poe died in 
October 1946. 

Mrs. Harley W. Thomas (Virginia Ruth Sting) writes that 
she played the harp when she was at Maryville and is "still 
harping — now with the Columbus Civic Concert Orchestra" 
in Ohio. 

Robert and Mildred Welsh (Mildred Renegar, '28) are living 
in Buechel, Kentucky, where Bob is with the Bureau of In- 
ternal Revenue with headquarters in Louisville. 

1930 

Mrs. Roy W. Davis (Ruth Sharp), whose husband was 
killed in service, is County Director of the Department of 
Public Welfare in LaFollette, Tennessee. 

Besides his work as school principal, Wright Wilson Frost 
has taken an active part in local and state legislative pro- 
grams for increased salaries for teachers. He is now Public 
Relations Chairman of the Knox Teachers League and a mem- 
ber of the Administrative Council of T. E. A. 

J. Hayden and Willie Nell Laster (Willie Nell Harold) 
are living and working in Union, Mississippi; he as pastor in 
Union Cooperative Parish, and she as a seventh grade teacher 
in the school system. 

Alton Davis Partee is President of Enterprise Finance 
Corporation in Albuquerque, New Mexico. 

Mrs. W. R. Peebles (Helene Elizabeth Scroggin) visited the 
campus last summer. She plans to attend Teachers College 
of Columbia University this summer. 

1931 

Donald G. Benn is with the Veterans Administration's 
Vocational Rehabilitation and Education Division in Atlanta. 

Edna Lee Broyles in now a transportation examiner for the 
Department of Justice in Washington, D. C. 

Edward and Margaret Raney (Margaret Melody, '34) are 
making their home in Ferndale, Michigan. Edward is associ- 
ate professor in the School of Business Administration at 
Wayne University in Detroit. 



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1932 

Jack Coughlin is the Executive Secretary of the Y. M. C. A. 
with the Armed Services in Fort Hancock, New Jersey. Jack 
recently returned from China with his wife who was a 
Y. M. C. A. program secretary. 

Mrs. Fred W. Dickinson (Julia Frances Terry) and her 
husband have just sold their newspaper and are now con- 
fining their work to job printing and scenic photography 
in Cedar, Michigan. 

Joseph Blakeman Hacker is the Grand Chancellor of the 
Grand Lodge K. of P. of Tennessee for 1947-48. He is also 
taking an active part in Alumni organization in Chattanooga. 

C. Sumpter Logan turned up in a recent UP newspaper 
release. The Rev. Logan is pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church of Lawrenceville, Illinois. He is quoted: 

"In speaking directly to a minister, it is correct to say 
'Mr. Jones', or if he holds a doctor's degree, 'Dr. Jones'. 
It is never correct to say 'Reverend' or 'Reverend Jones'." 

Ralph B. Teffeteller, as Assistant Director of the Henry 
Street Settlement in New York City, plans and administers 
a program for hundreds of children, young people, and adults 
in the crowded low-income area of New York City's Lower 
East Side. "Every day," he writes, "brings new opportunities 
for the development of human personalities in the neighbor- 
hood." 

Eleanor Henry Topalian has been made principal of a large 
and outstanding nursery school in San Francisco. Her main 
interests lie in the field of pre-school child guidance and 
parent education. 

1933 

George and Catheryn Fischbach (Catheryn B. Smith, '36) 
are living in Sarasota, Florida, where George is the Associate 
General Secretary of the Y. M. C. A. The Fischbachs have 
recently moved into their new home on the "beautiful Sara- 
sota Bay." 

Mrs. William L. Hollister (name was legally changed from 
Hall in August 1947) (Louise Cline) and her husband are 
superintendents of a receiving home for the Children's Home 
Society in Miami, Florida. As a hobby, Louise has been rais- 
ing fancy pigeons and a pet cockatiel. 

Charles W. Muir and his 1 1 -year-old son recently com- 
pleted a trip across the Caribbean to Venezuela to visit 
mission stations there. One of these at Caracas includes 
his sister and her husband on its staff. The three months 
trip was sponsored by a large Men's Bible Class of his 
Presbyterian Church in Findlay, Ohio. Mr. Muir's wife was 
the late Helen Crowder of the class of 1932. (See Deaths) 

Ewell Lee and Esther Nelson (Esther Watson Horton, '31) 
are living in Vidalia, Georgia, where Ewell is pastor of the 
Vidalia Presbyterian Church and Esther is teaching the third 
grade in one of the Vidalia schools. 

Robert E. Rummell is now Instructor in Chemistry at Van- 
derbilt University. 

Mrs. W. G. Rutledge (Ada Vesta Williams) works as 
a part-time field worker with her husband who is a minister 
and superintendent of the Sunday School Department oT the 
Tennessee Baptist Convention. 

Stephen Lindsey and John Kenneth Tope, brothers in the 
same class, are widely separated now. Lindsey has just com- 
pleted five years as manager of the large Kress store in 
Daytona Beach, Florida, and John has just finished ten years 
as a salesman for Republic Steel in Detroit. 

1934 

Andrew Lamar Alexander and his wife (Genevra Floreine 
Rankin, '35) are living in Alcoa. Andrew is a safety en- 
gineer with the Aluminum Company of America. 

Roland Arthur Beck is at present head of the laboratory 
research group of an oil company that is constructing the 
first American synthetic petroleum plant of commercial 
size. He is also playing tournament table tennis and singing 
2nd bass in an active male double quartet. 

Mrs. Luther Bradley (Gladys Elizabeth Coulter) in Sep- 
tember returned from a tour of Germany with her husband 
who was stationed there with the Army of Occupation. 

Arnold H. Burgin is taking a two-year course at the Air 
Institute of Technology at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base 
in Dayton, Ohio. 

William S. Dunning, who received his J.D. degree from 
DePaul University Law School in 1946, is now defense at- 
torney for the Continental Casualty Company in Chicago. 

Gordon Allen Grooms is now supervising principal of In- 
verness Elementary and Citrus High Schools in Florida. 

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William Lampe has assumed his duties as pastor of the 
First Presbyterian Church of Beatrice, Nebraska. 

The quaint, New England colonial church of Bedford, New 
Hampshire, will soon observe its 200th anniversary. Michael 
P. Testa, its pastor, extends a hearty invitation to any Mary- 
ville Alumni passing through that area to stop for a visit. 

Robert W. Tripp has recently taken up his duties as Reg- 
istrar and Director of Admissions of Mount Union College 
in Ohio. 

Pauline L. Throne, who has been a case worker and super- 
visor of social work for twelve years, is now taking some 
graduate work in the School of Social Work, University of 
Pittsburgh. 

Mary Sloane Welsh is working in the Personnel Office at 
the College and taking a seminar course in Spanish at the 
University of Tennessee. 

1935 

Rex N. Allen works as an accountant in Glen Ferris, West 
Virginia. 

Lillian B. Armstrong was on the faculty of the Peabody 
Demonstration School, Nashville, during the past summer. 
She is now principal of the Palm View School in Palmetto, 
Florida. 

Mrs. Amos Roy Barwick (Nettie West) is making plans 
to go to Guam in May where her husband will be stationed 
with the U. S. Navy. 

Mrs. Jose Del Nero (Elizabeth Gertrude Peterson) is back 
in Brazil as a teacher of religious education. Her husband, 
a minister of the Episcopal Church in Brazil, has parochial 
duties in several areas as well as serving as chaplain of the 
girls school in which Elizabeth is teaching. 

Mrs. Herbert A. Franck (Cecilia Conover) flew to Vienna, 
Austria, in December with her two children, there to be re- 
united with her husband who is a lieutentant with the Army 
of Occupation. Mrs. Franck writes, "Our trip by air was most 
interesting. We left from Westover Field, Massachusetts, 
and in four hours we were in the warm, balmy climate of 
Bermuda . . . the Army flew 24 families. In our plane there 
were five mothers with eleven children. Quite an exper- 
ience!" The Francks like it very much in Vienna though 
they find it not quite the gay city it once used to be. Mrs. 
Franck also wrote of the people and conditions there of 
which the national press has been writing. 

After 28 months in New Zealand and the Fiji Islands, 
Army Nurse Annie Mary Donnell flew home by way of Arabia, 
Cairo, Casablanca and Brazil. She is now in the plastic surgery 
center in the Valley Forge General Hospital in Phoenixville, 
Pennsylvania. 

Mrs. Troy W. Organ (Lorena May Dunlap) and her hus- 
band visited the campus in March. This was the culmination 
of ten years of dreaming and talking to Mr. Organ about 
the beauties of springtime in Tennessee, according to Lorena 
May. The Organs have two children and are living in Pitts- 
burgh. 

Mrs. Charles Arthur Rowan (Mary Florence Hyde) will 
leave this spring for Japan with her three children to join her 
husband who is a major in the U. S. Army. 

Frank A. Thornhill is teaching civics, Spanish, and Amer- 
ican Government in Ludowici, Georgia. 
1936 

Joe Jordon Arrendale is a physician and surgeon in Cor- 
nelia, Georgia. He is making plans to open his new private 
hospital soon. 

Sam W. Blizzard, Jr. and his wife (Harriet Barber, '39) 
are now living in Lemont, Pennslyvania, where Sam is Assist- 
ant Professor of Sociology and Rural Sociology at Penn 
State College. He has written several articles recently that 
have been published. 

Duncan James Crowley has completed a one year study at 
the Clinton Laboratories at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. The class 
was composed of 38 physicians and chemists from various 
universities and industrial laboratories there for the purpose 
of extending applications of atomic energy. He and his 
wife (Helen Tullock, '36) are living in Penns Grove, New 
Jersey. 

George Edward Lehr is working as manager of an office in 
Miami Beach. 

Robert E. Lodwick is reported to have recently acquired a 
jeep and trailer to facilitate his itinerant work in Brazil. 
He is also learning to fly. His sister, Margaret, '41, (Mrs. 
Raymond E. Pittman) is also in Brazil with her husband as 
missionaries. Since they are but 100 miles apart, they find 
great pleasure in their visits. 



Mrs. Kelley B. Pennington (Fannie Virginia Doran) is living 
in the "tip o' Texas" and is associated with H. E. B. Food 
Stores in McAllen, Texas. 

James and Myrtis Shaw IMyrtis Estelle Baldwin) are living 
in Indianapolis. James is director of a neighborhood house. 

George V. Stanley is a chemist with the Ingersoll Steel 
and Disc Division in Chicago. He is also studying math- 
ematics and metallurgy at the Illinois Institute of Technol- 
ogy in the evenings. 

Hendrika Pearl Tol, manager of a department store in 
Alcoa, has an absorbing and useful avocation. She is looking 
after 70 families in the Netherlands, trying to provide them 
with some necessities, giving out their names and translating 
their letters to the American families who have adopted them. 

James B. Wilson is a psychological consultant in Los Angeles 
and lectures extensively in the field of marriage. 

1937 

Mark Lewis Andrews has a pastorate in Greenville, Ohio. 

Mrs. Owen Beirne (Thelma E. Ross) is teaching in Santa 
Maria, California. She attended 1947 Commencement on 
the campus with her husband and two sons. 

Mrs. Fred DeLozier (Ruby Violet Lane) began her duties 
as Instructor of Home Management at U. T. on January 1, 
1948. 

John Franklin Elliott is minister of the Salem Presbyterian 
Church in Virginia. He is also editor of The Witness, a weekly 
religious newspaper. He reports among his congregation 60- 
75 Presbyterian students who are attending Roanoke College 
in Salem. 

Stanley H. Hall has a coaching position with State 
Teachers College in Bemidji, Minnesota. 

Mrs. Wayne E. Gallant (Dorothy E. Leaf), who is secretary 
of the Atlantic Highlanders, is an assistant research chemist 
with the Lankenau Hospital Research Institute and the 
Institute for Cancer Research in Philadelphia. She recently 
served as co-author of a technical article in the field of 
bacteriology. 

Mrs. Walter E. Gross (Martha Evelyn McSpadden) and her 
husband have recently bought an electrical appliance concern 
in Cumberland, Kentucky. 

Mrs. A. L. Jenkins in working as a receptionist in her 
doctor-husband's office in Fountain City, Tennessee. 

George C. Kent, Jr., Assistant Professor of Zoology at 
Louisiana State University, has been elected president of a 
Baton Rouge civic club. He has had a number of articles 
published in the field of anatomy, endocrinology, etc. 

Wilkison Winfield Meeks is Associate Professor of Physics 
at Southern Illinois University. 

Ernest A. Pearson has a private practice of dentistry in 
Raleigh, North Carolina. 

Mrs. Harold Penhalurick (Darline Andrus) is working to 
earn necessary credit for a Washington State Teachers Cer- 
tificate at Whitworth College in Washington where her 
husband is college pastor. 

Evan Walton Renne was installed as pastor of the Centre 
Presbyterian Church of New Park, Pennsylvania, on February 
17, 1948. 

Dorothea Rosalie Stadelmann is on leave of absence from 
Teaneck High School in New Jersey to fill the position of 
English teacher in the high school of the Lago Oil and Trans- 
port Company in Aruba, Netherlands West Indies, for one year. 
She traveled to South America during her Christmas holidays 
and "found everything thrilling." 

1938 

Elmer Lee Allen is a machinist instructor for the Aluminum 
Company of America in Decatur, Alabama. 

Mrs. Paul F. Bauer (Marian Lodwick) is living in Pitts- 
burgh where her husband has a pastorate. She writes that 
the past ten years since graduation have been full to the brim. 
"The life of a minister's wife ." she says, "is in a category 
by itself . . . opportunities for using every ability and every 
bit of knowledge . . . are limited only by time and physical 
strength." 

George Wilson Brown expects to receive his Ph. D. degree 
sometime this year. He is carrying on his study at the 
University of Chicago and Columbia University. 

W Malcolm Brown, who resigned his chaplaincy at State 
College, Pennsylvania, is now pastor of the Mercer Pres- 
byterian Church in Pennsylvania. 



Grace Ives Daffin is now acting as cataloger for the public 
library system in Miami, Florida. 

Herbert G. Dickie, Jr. is serving as a surgeon at Washing- 
ton Farms, Wheeling, West Virginia. Twin brother James, 
also '38, is in private practice in Wilmington, North Carolina. 

Edward A. Jussely is studying for the ministry in Decatur, 
Georgia. 

Clyde and Kathryn Powell iKathryn Reed) are living in 
Aloan, Pennsylvania, where Clyde is sales representative 
for the Associated Hospital Service in Philadelphia. He is 
taking courses at Temple University to complete his require- 
ments for teaching and then he plans to work for his master's 
degree in biology. 

Harry Emory Rice is a resident physician in Internal 
Medicine at the Cook County Hospital in Illinois. 

Edwin and Harriett Roberson (Harriett Eloise Burnette, '40) 
are living in Asheville, North Carolina, where Edwin is associ- 
ated with Sears, Roebuck and Company. He is at present 
training to be an operating superintendent. 

Robert Winford Ross is an optometrist in Gadsden, Alabama. 

Donald G. Stevens is now Assistant Head of Qualtity De- 
partments, Navy Ordnance Division of Eastman Kodak 
Company. 

Jack H. Thelin, who received a Ph. D. from Rutgers in 
1943, is now chief chemist in charge of development work 
on dye intermediates for a large company in New Jersey. 

Walter West is now principal of Russellville High School 
in Kentucky. He attended George Peabody College last 
summer on a scholarship and will receive his M. A. in August. 

Harold A. Wicklund and family are now living in Gaines- 
ville, Florida, where "Rusty" is a captain connected with the 
Air R. O. T. C. Division at the University of Florida. 

William Vernon Young has accepted an appointment as 
assistant resident in pathology at the New York Post-Graduate 
Hospital and Medical School in New York City. He will take 
up his duties there on July 1st after completing a residency 
at the Mountainside Hospital in Montclair, New Jersey. 

1939 

Warren and Helen Ashby (Helen Bewley, '40) are living 
in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Warren is teaching in the 
Philosophy Department of the University of North Carolina. 

Mrs. Edgar H. Dunn, Jr. (Lara Mae Laughmiller) and 
her husband have just moved into their new home in St. 
Petersburg, Florida, where he is practicing law. 

Mrs. Robert L. Durr (Irma Sue Pate) was active in organ- 
izing the Chula Vista High School Library in San Diego, 
California, last fall. 

Mrs. Harley M. Hunsicker's (Neva M. Ingram) "Rayburn 
The Raider" will appear in the spring issue of The Arkansas 
Historical Quarterly. 

George E. Felknor, Jr. is a senior resident pediatrician at 
L. S. U. He plans to attend Yale University in April for 
study as an exchange student. 

Everett D. Gray, a minister of religious education in Phil- 
adelphia, is taking a full course at the University of Penn for 
an Ed.D. 

Etta Culbertson Kennedy is working in the Maryville 
College Library as editor of the special studies program re- 
quired of students under the revised curriculum. 

Olivia M. Lattof has been working in the Library of 
Congress since last April and is now working in the capacity 
of assistant to the acting chief of the Near-East Section. 

John Magill has been elected chairman of the Committee 
on Christian Education, Synod of Illinois. He and his wife 
(Dorothy Louise Wells, '41) are living in Monmouth. 

Mrs. Jack Carter Reed (Virginia Partridge) is teaching in 
the Deshler High School in Tuscumbia, Alabama. 

1940 

Robert M. Arnold has a private practice of medicine and 
surgery in Los Angeles. He and his wife extend a hearty 
welcome to all of Maryville College who might be passing 
through the city. Their home is on 8th Avenue in Inglewood, 
a suburb of L. A. 

J N. Badgett, Jr. and Ralph Reed, both of the class of 
1940, have formed a law partnership in Maryville. They both 
received law degrees from the U. T. Law School and 
were admitted to the Tennessee Bar Association in 1942. 
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COLLEGE ATHLETICS 

Maryville enjoyed quite a successful fall and winter 
in the field of sports. Although this write-up does not 
include life-saving, women's point system, and the 
myriad of other sports events on the College program 
throughout the year, it does give a concise picture of 
the major events on the sports calendar. The sports 
staff of the Echo should be given credit for the follow- 
ing tabulations: 

Football 

The Highlander football squad came from behind a 
13-7 defeat in the second game of the '47 season to 
remain undefeated throughout the remainder of the sea- 
son. The big game of the year found the Scots fight- 
ing their way to a thrilling tie with the big, bad Eagles 
from Carson -Newman. In the final game on their 
home field, Coach Honaker's gridders matched drive 
for drive and pass for pass to leave the scoreboard 
Carson-Newman 7, Maryville College 7. 

The single defeat came on the first away game 
on Tennessee Polytech's field at Cookeville. It was 
Coach Honaker's first absence on account of illness 
in his 32 years of coaching. The Scots held the game 
on even terms until after the first half, when a couple 
of Tech passes provided the victory. Maryville's score 
came later on a blocked punt. 

Three undefeated teams — Sewanee, Middle Tennessee 
State, and Carson-Newman— felt the weight of the 
Scot attack. This attack was powered by the crashing 
drives of Hershell Merriman, the quarterbacking of 
King Berrong and big Dave Clark, the speed of tail- 
backs Leon Berrong and Bill Fogarty, and the fleetness 
of wingback Allen Law. 

Up front Maryville had 6 foot 4 inch Bob "Pie" 
Garner, who has received Little Ail-American mention 
at center. Captain Ronald "Cotton" Easter from Lou- 
den and Lloyd" Anderson from Philadelphia held down 
the guard spots. Alan Rock, brother of Les, '43, and 
captain-elect, for 1948, and Fred Kluth, co-captain- 
elect, worked hard as tackles. At the ends, co- 
captain Ken Talbott and Frank Still finished their last 
season as Orange and Garnet performers. Both boys 
were especially good on offense. 

After the 34-0 defeat the Highlanders landed on 
Sewanee — their worst defeat in 35 years — a United 
Press writer dubbed the Scots as "true Tennessee Giant 
Killers." It was then that the Scottie "Giant Killers" 
polished off Middle Tennessee State, the only unde- 
feated, untied eleven in the state at that time. But the 
climax remained for the annual Carson-Newman - Mary- 
ville game, and the Scotties deadlocked the score to 
make it the first tie score in the 22 clashes of the teams 
since 1903. 

Although Maryville was approached about playing a 
post-season game at Knoxville as a benefit game for 
Kerbela Temple Shrine, the game did not become a 
reality because of the late date at which the officials 
attempted to choose the participants. The complete 
schedule follows: 



Maryville 3 3 

Maryville 7 

Maryville 27 

Maryville 31 

Maryville 24 

Maryville 34 

Maryville 13 

Maryville 7 

Maryville 20 



Hiwassee - 

Tenn. Poly. Inst 13 

Centre 

East Tenn. State 6 

Emory and Henry 7 

Sewanee 

Middle Tenn. State 6 

Carson-Newman 7 

Tusculum 



Basketball 

Maryville's basketball quint went through a stren- 
uous 22-game season with varied competition and won 
13, lost 9. Among the teams the Scottie cagers played 
were Western Kentucky State's Hilltoppers, who 
walloped Maryville 77-37, the same Hilltoppers who 
climaxed their season in Madison Square Garden as 
semi-finalists in the NCAA tournament in March. 

Captain Ray Lillard of Maryville finished his fourth 
year on the Scot five with a 10.2 average in points- 
per-game. Top scorer of the season was sophomore 
Bobby Boring of Friendsville with an average of 10.7. 
Boring's calm foul shooting provided Maryville with its 
34-32 victory over Carson-Newman in the closest and 
sweetest game of the year. 

Other standouts for Maryville were Hugh Hamil, 
guard from Friendsville; Bob Garner, lanky center; 
Gene Reynolds, speedy foward; and Brick Brahams, six 
foot four one-arm-shot specialist from California. 

A list of the five top opponents for the season would 
probably come in this order: (1) Western Kentucky 
State (2) Lambuth College (with 49-36, 58-54 victories 
over the Scots) (3) Lincoln Memorial University (1st 
game 62-57 for Maryville; 2nd game 79-56 for LMU) 
(4) East Tennessee State (1st game 43-36 for Maryville; 
2nd game 85-82- overtime - for ETS) (5) Carson- 
Newman (1st game 40-36 for C-N; 2nd game 34-32 
for MC). 

Wrestling 

Wrestling as usual grabbed a big spotlight in Scottie 
sports this year. The gym was packed every match 
to see Coach "J. D." Davis' "rasslers" floor four teams, 
tie three and lose to three. The season opened before 
Christmas with the University of Chattanooga on De- 
cember 13. Maryville took the Moc grunters 18-11. 
After trimming the Knoxville Y 31-5 at the start of 
the second semester, the Scots tied Georgia Tech in one 
of the hardest-fought matches of the season. Ap- 
palachian State Teachers, Southern Champs last year, 
then took the Highlander matmen for a ride 25-8 on 
February 7. 

The Maryville matmen downed Western North Car- 
olina 29-5 and the "B" team tied Knoxville Y 16-16. 
The University of Chattanooga invaded the Scotties' 
home for the final home match of the season, and took 
home a tie. The Scots then hit the road and fell be- 
fore the highly-touted Auburn Plainsmen 5-26. Little 
Western North Carolina again fell to Scot talent, 24-5; 
but Georgia Tech's Yellow Jackets, angered by their 
earlier defeat, earned revenge by trimming the Scotties 
17-10 in the final dual match of the season. 



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Special mention should go to the team for their cf- 
torts in the Southeastern Invitational Tournament held 
in Chattanooga on March 5 and 6. The Scots won 
second place; Auburn earned first. Four Maryville 
grapplers went to the finals: J. A. Cameron, 128 pound 
freshman from Elisabeth, New Jersey: "Tubby" ( a] 
laway, L45 pound sophomore from Maryville; Hersh 
Merriman, 165 pound sophomore who made fame as a 
fullback last season: and Herb Palmer, 175 pound frosh 
from Kcnilworth, New Jersey. Palmer won first place 
in his class and the Other three men won seconds. 

Captain of the team this year was Ken Ross, a senior 
from Long Island who has been wrestling at Maryville 
(off and on) since 1940. Next year's captain, by 
lettermen vote, will be Henry Callaway, Jr. Ten men 
were awarded wrestling letters. 

Spring Sports 

Spring has arrived on "The Hill". From behind the 
swimming pool comes the crack of a well-hit baseball; 
from the tennis courts the soft thud of ball on racket 
and the sound of the fans cheering another love set or 
good placement; on the football field, the usual chatter 
from perspiring gridiron hopefuls polishing off their 
spring training; and from elsewhere comes news of the 
track team at the Milligan Relays. The rest of the cam- 
pus is literally agog with sports, intramural or otherwise. 
Softball, golf, tennis, track, swimming, skating, archery, 
and hiking all have their adherents among the student 
body and faculty. 

Baseball 

Coach Lombe Honaker's nine opened its season on 
the home diamond April 6 against the Tigers from 
Hiwassee College, only to be rained out before a 2-2 
tie could be broken. Later on April 10, the season 
made its official start as the Scots split a double- 
header with Western North Carolina Teachers, 4-6, 
and 5-4. Hiwassee came back to surprise the Scots in 
their next meeting on April 1 3 in Madisonville, the 
final score being 6-2 for the Tigers. 

The schedule follows: 

April 6 Hiwassee (Home) 2-2 and the rains came 

10 Western North Carolina (Home-2) 4-6, 5-4 

13 Hiwassee (Madisonville) 2-6 

16 T P. I. (Home) 7-6 

19 East Tennessee State (Home) 6-2 

21 Wofford College (Spartanburg, S. C.) 8-7 

22 Newberry College (Newberrv. S. C.) 8-0 

23 Erskinc College (Due West, S. C) 4-8 

26 Lincoln Memorial University (Home) 15-1 

27 Western N. C. (Cullowhee, N. C) 10-8, 5-3 
30 T. P. I (Cookeville) 3-14 

May 1 Emory and Henry (Home) 8-9 

4 Lincoln Memorial University (Harrogate) 

5 University of Tennessee (Knoxville) 
7 Milligan College (Home) 

10 Emory and Henry (Emory, Va.) 

1 1 East Tennessee State (Johnson City) 

17 University of Tennessee (Home) 

Coach Honaker reports that he still has keen com- 
petition for starting berths on his nine but lists the 
regular squad to date as follows: Pitchers — Leon Ber- 
rong, Ray Lillard, Ross Honaker; Catchers— Gene Rey- 
nolds, Jim Baird: First base — Woody Thomas: second — 



King Berrong; Shortstop bob Boring; Third — Jack 
Buckley; Outfielders Hugh Hamil, Benny Baldwin, 
Al Rock, Bobby Neff and Artie Sp 

I Vnnis 

Rain has also hampei 1 th tennis schedule, post- 
poning the first match with Tennessee Wi sleyan on 

.April 7. The season opened two days later with the 
Scotties dropping a cl itch to the Uni 

Chattanooga 5-4. Ken Johnson, a new member of the 
Maryville coaching staff, is drilling his netmen hard for 
the 7 or 8 remaining matches. The players are all 
fairly even in ability and the ranking at prcsstim. 
follows: number one. Bill Hinges, senior: number two. 
Bill Lawrence, frosh from Washington, D. C; number 
three, Wesley Miles, frosh from Long bland: number 
four, Fred Waggoner from Maryville; number five, 
Bill Uthlaut, freshman from Florida: number six, Ches- 
ley Anderson, freshman from Maryville; number seven, 
Glen Knecht. sophomore from New York; and number 
eight, Carl Murray, senior from Maryville. 
The schedule follows: 

April 9 University of Chattanooga (Home) 4-5 

12 Tennessee Wesleyan (Athens) 3-4 

1 3 East Tennessee State (Johnson City) 2-6 
16 Milligan (Johnson City) 3-6 

20 Tusculum (Home) 5-4 

24 Tusculum (Greenville) 2-5 

26 Lincoln Memorial (Home) 6-3 

27 East Tennessee State (Home) 2-7 

May 4 University of Chattanooga (Chattanooga) 
5 Lincoln Memorial (Harrogate) 
8 Tennessee Wesleyan (Home) 

Track 

The thin-clads opened their schedule at the Milligan 
Relays on April 17 at Johnson City, there to compete 
against Tusculum, East Tennessee State, Milligan, U. T. 
Frosh, Roanoke, Emory and Henry, Mars Hill and 
Hiwassee. 

Lack of track facilities and material have hampered 
the development of a well-rounded track team at Mary- 
ville this year but Coach Davis reports about a dozen 
stalwarts who have been training regularly for the State 
Meet to be held at Sewanee on May 8th. Cindermen 
are Walter English, freshman; Jim Thurston, freshman; 
Bob Kay, sophomore; John Baird, sophomore; Bill 
Houdeshel, junior, and Paul Kidder, freshman from 
Maryland; Sid Lambert, freshman; George Robarts from 
Miami Beach; Alan Kiger. sophomore and son of Pro- 
fessor J. H. Kiger of Maryville; George Gillette, senior 
from New Jersey; and Charles Mabrv. frosh from 
Mornstown, Tennessee. 



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Seventeen 



DEATHS 

Lura Jane Lyle, '90, died on January 26, 1948, after 
a long illness. Her father, William Harris Lyle, served 
as Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1890 to 
1905. Her brother, Hubert S. Lyle, was a former pro- 
fessor at the College and a former pastor of New Prov- 
idence Presbyterian Church. 



Rev. Dr. Frank J. Milman, '96, died on December 13, 
1947, in St. Barnabas' Hospital following a heart attack 
suffered at his home in Newark, New Jersey. He was 
77. His last active pastorate was one of twenty years 
at Smith Street Presbyterian Church, Jersey City. Dr. 
Milman attended Maryville College, Colgate University, 
and Allegheny Theological Seminary. 



Mrs. John Ott (Jessie Chandler, '98) died at her 
home in Maryville on August 29, 1947. Her daughter, 
Miss Helen Ott, graduated from Maryville in 1922. 

Reuben Powel, '98, died on June 23, 1944 (just re- 
ported) at the age of 65. He and his wife (Maude 
Kemmer of Grassy Cove, Tennessee) made their home 
in Cumberland County, Tennessee, for 44 years. Mr. 
Powel was a crop and stock farmer and served many 
useful terms in county and civic offices. 



Almira Elizabeth Jewell, '08, March 7, 1948. (See 
item elsewhere in this issue) 



Ruth E. Parker, '17, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam- 
uel Boyd Parker of Knoxville, died on March 1, 1948. 
Mr. Parker, a veteran teacher at Knoxville High School, 
was also a graduate of the College, in the class of '96. 



Charles F. Ellis, '23, died on November 22, 1947, at 
his home in Knoxville. Mr. Ellis was the son of Pro- 
fessor Horace Lee Ellis, Librarian at the College for 
twenty years, who died only last August. He is sur- 
vived by his mother, Cordelia Young Ellis, '98; his wife, 
Virginia Moody Ellis; two children; and two sisters, 
Mrs. John Stone (Ruth Cordelia Ellis, '26) and Mrs. 
William Blough of Shelbyville. 



Mrs. Charles W. Muir (Helen Crowder, '32) died on 
November 30, 1947. Among her survivors are her 
husband, Rev. Charles W. Muir, '33, pastor of a church 
in Findlay, Ohio; her son, Philip, age 11; and her 
brother. Dr. W. C. Crowder '28, of Maryville. Mrs. 
Muir taught at the College for a short time during the 



Richard A. Cline, '44, died on December 28, 1947. 
Dick, a Lt. Col. in the U.S. Air Corps, was killed in 
a mid-air airplane collision over Honshu Island, Japan, 
while his squadron was saluting an Australian unit. 
He was stationed in Korea as director of training at 
an air base. He leaves his wife, Judy Bryant Cline, and 
a one-year-old daughter of Miami, Florida. He at- 
tended Maryville in 1941 prior to entering the Air 
Corps. His sister, Louise Cline Hollister, '33, and his 
sister-in-law, Anna Mae Justus Cline, '38, are both 
living in Florida. 

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Although not a Maryville College student, Mrs. 
G. D. LeQuire was well known to many Maryville 
College students. She was the mother of four Mary- 
ville graduates: Chester Brickey, '27; Paul Dexter, '35; 
Susanna Faye, '31 (now Mrs. John Kenst) ; and Virgil 
Shields, '43. Her husband, Dr. G. D. LeQuire, is Chief 
of Staff of the Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville 
and gives his time regularly as one of the college 
physicians. Their home on the corner of Court and 
Goddard Strees was many times open to Maryville 
College students. Mrs. LeQuire died at her home on 
February 27, 1948. 

1948 Grad To Receive 
Fred Hope Fund Backing 

The annual appeal for the Fred Hope Fund was made 
in December and resulted in gifts and pledges totaling 
$1,505.35. 

During the lifetime of Fred Hope the money con- 
tributed each year was allocated for his use in West 
Africa. Two years ago he died, only a few months 
after his retirement. Before he died he consented to 
allow the College to retain his name for a missionary 
fund to be raised as might seem wise, and he joined 
in the idea that the Fund, which had been raised 
originally in his student days for China and then sent 
to him in Africa for nearly forty years, might well be 
rotated among different Presbyterian mission fields, 
beginning again in China. 

Thus the Fred Hope Fund of 1946-1947, totaling 
$1,400, was sent through the Presbyterian (USA) 
Board of Foreign Missions to the School of Gentleness 
(for girls) in Peking, China. It is being used for the 
development of a religious center or court in the school. 
The supervisor of the Presbyterian missionary work in 
that area is the Rev. Wallace C. Merwin, who was a 
student in Maryville College for two years between 
1923 and 1927. 

Recently the Faculty set up a Fred Hope Fund Board, 
composed of the six Officers of Administration of the 
College and the four students who are the Presidents 
of the Y.W.C.A., Y.M.C.A., Student Volunteers, and 
Student Council. This Board is to have general man- 
agement of the Fund. 

The Board has allocated the Fund of this year to 
China again and has approved its use for the support 
of a new missionary to be sent out from the present 
Maryville senior class. It has promised the Presbyterian 
Board of Foreign Missions that $1,500 will be provided 
in each of the next two years to finance this missionary. 

Miss Mary Edna Smith, of Grove City, Pennsylvania, 
a senior, has volunteered to go and has been approved 
by the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, the 
Faculty of the College, and the Fred Hope Fund Board. 
It is expected that she will go out this coming summer 
to teach in one of the Christian schools in China. 



Neil' Recreation Hall To Be 

Ready For Use In Fall 

Work was recently begun on two additional tem- 
porary bindings allotted to Maryvillc College by the 
Federal Works Agency under its Veterans Facilities 
Program. These buildings, one of which will he used 
for music practice rooms, the other for a recreation 
center, will he constructed from government surplus 
materials. They will be built at no cost to the College 
other than that of preparing the sites and bringing 
utilities to the buildings. 

The music building will be 21 by 60 feet in sisc 
and will contain sixteen small practice rooms. It will 
be built as a wing to the present temporary building 
constructed last spring between Anderson Hall and 
the varsity tennis courts. Specifications include sound 
proofing the partitions. Completion of this building 
will relieve the shortage of practice rooms occasioned 
by the loss of the Chapel. 

The recreation building will contain 2400 square 
feet of floor space and will be located across the road 
from the swiming pool, near the football bleachers. 
The building will contain an office, storeroom, refresh- 
ment stand, and two recreation rooms approximately 
22 by 46 feet. It will serve as a center for the student 
social and recreational program. 

Both buildings will be of frame construction on 
concrete-block foundations. They will make a total of 
four buildings received by the College under the Vet- 
erans Facilities Program. The other two, an office 
building and a supplementary gymnasium, were com- 
pleted last spring. Both have proved most useful, 
the office building having been used temporarily for 
music practice rooms. 

CONSTITUTIONALLY SPEAKING . . . 

What is an Alumnus? 

There is no outright definition of such an "animal" 
in the Maryville College Alumni Association's By-Laws. 
Prevailing customs throughout the country makes 
any graduate and former student who has attended for 
at least one year eligible for membership in his college's 
alumni association. That provision can be found in our 
own By-Laws. 

But do we practice the same? Are graduates and 
former students considered alike? Not exactly, but the 
trend has been in that direction. The Alumni Office 
desires to take a stand on the point and to go on record 
so that all concerned may know what their relationship 
to the Alumni Association is. 

Mailings, including two copies of the Alumni Bulletin 
per year, are sent to all graduates and former students 
for whom the Office has usable addresses. Both grad- 
uates and former students arc eligible for membership 
in chapters of the Alumni Association. Any grad or 
ex-Student may be elected to hold an office in a Mary- 
villc College club. But only graduates may hold of- 
fice in the Alumni Association as a whole. That is 
stated in section two, article five, of the Alumni Associ- 
ation's By-Laws. 



As may be noticed in this issue of the Bulletin, all 
designations oi graduate or former students have been 
purposely omitted. No distinction whatever has been 
made beteween the graduate and the former students 
(formerly listed as Ex, '36, etc.). The Office would 
like your reaction to this practice. Why not drop a 
line tf> the Alumni Office and let us know your ideas 
on the subject. 

How Can Wc Form a Club? 

A club may be registered as a branch of the Associ- 
ation whenever there are ten graduates who are actively 
interested in such an organisation. All students who 
have attended the College at least one year arc en- 
couraged to become members. 

Alumni who desire to organise such a chapter of 
the Alumni Association can write to the Executive 
Secretary for area lists and other organizational mater- 
ial. Secretaries arc urged to submit regular reports of 
elections, membership, and activities to the Alumni 
Office at the College. 

HERE AND THERE (Continued from page 1 5 > 

1940 

Gordon Bennett, who holds a Rockefeller grant for advanced 
dramatic study at the University of North Carolina, is assistant 
technical director of the Carolina Playmakers. He played the 
leading role in "Call Back Yesterday" which had its premier 
in Chapel Hill in March. 

Jesse Julian Bennett received his LL.B. degree this year 
from the University of Georgia Law School. He is now in 
private practice and a member of the State House of Rep- 
resentatives. 

Ruth Bigler, after receiving her discharge from the WAC 
in August 1946, went back to her position as credit and 
claims clerk with the International Business Machines Corpora- 
tion in Endicott, New York. 

Ernest Crawford is now in Kuttawa, Kentucky, beginning 
his first pastorate. 

Mabel R. Ennis is a teacher in the Rifle Consolidated 
Schools in Colorado. 

Georpp L. Hunt has been elected Assistant Director, De- 
partment of Adult Work, Board of Christian Education, for 
the Presbyterian Church U. S. A. He began his duties 
on April 1st. 

Dale Windsor Mathias is working with the Westinghouse 
Electric Company in New Jersey. 

L. C. Ogle, Jr. is practicing obstetrics and gynecology in 
Memphis. 

Otto P. Pflanze, Jr., who, since his discharge from the 
Air Corps has been pursuing a doctor's degree in history 
at Yale University, has accepted a position with the German 
War Documents Section of the U. S. Department of State. 
He is stationed in Berlin where he is working in the German 
archives with a group of historians under the direction of Dr. 
Malcolm Carroll of Duke University. 

Thomas A. Schafer, who is a teacher in the Bible Depart- 
ment of Southwestern at Memphis, is continuing his graduate 
work at Duke University for his Ph.D. degree. 

Mrs. William R. Skillern (Lyn Tyndal) and her husband 
are living in Linton, Indiana. For the 1947 Homecoming 
festivities they were the guests of Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence 
Lowe, '40 (Johnnie Childers, '42). 

A. Russell Stevenson, who is serving with the Foreign Mis- 
sion Board in Egypt, writes that he has completed two years 
of language study (Arabic) in Cairo and is now director 
of the American Mission College in Alexandria. The Steven- 
sons are expecting a furlough in 1949 and are eagerly looking 
forward to attending their 10 year reunion at Maryville in 
1950. 

James Howard Thompson is teaching in the Department of 
Economics at the University of Pittsburgh and writing his 
doctoral dissertation. 



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1941 

John and Jane Astles (Agnes Jane Carter) are in Gridley, 
California. John is 'minister in the First Presbyterian Church 
there. 

Charles and Sue Baldwin (Sue Stevenson) are living in El 
Paso, Texas. Charles is a major with the Army Air Forces 
at Biggs Field as a meteorologist. 

Ann Elizabeth Biggs is Instructor in Voice and Music 
Theory at East Texas Baptist College in Marshall, Texas. She 
has appeared in numerous recitals and radio broadcasts in New 
York, Ohio, and West Virginia since her graduation. 

Paul and Ruth Brown (Ruth Andrews) are still living in 
Canada, where Paul is in his second year at the Graduate 
School of Theological Studies in the University of Toronto. 
He is working toward his Th.D. degree. He will spend this 
summer at Western Seminary in Pittsburgh in order to take 
advantage of its extensive library. 

Warren George Corbett is an assistant principal at the 
Stuart Robinson School in Blackey, Kentucky. He was also 
ordained as a minister there on November 25, 1947. 

Dorothy Jean Eslinger is an employment manager for a dry 
goods company in Erie, Pennsylvania. 

Phil and Peggy Evaul (Margaret Eleanor Cloud, '39) and 
their two children are now located in Medellin, Colombia, 
undergoing a period of language training prior to taking 
up their mission work in Chile. 

William B. Felknor, who is practicing law in Maryville, was 
named this year as the Blount County Director in the Ten- 
nessee campaign to raise funds for the Disabled American 
Veterans. 

Mrs. William A. Ferguson (Mary Belle Barnett) is with her 
husband who is a tech sergeant with the Army of Occu- 
pation in Europe. She has been in Nuremburg, Germany, for 
a year and writes of seeing many other sections of Europe. 
Mrs. Ferguson is helping with the "Youth For Christ" move- 
ment. 

Bill and Aletta Gehres, (Aletta Sims, '43) are now living 
in Xenia, Ohio, where Bill is a teacher of dramatics and 
speech at the Ohio Soldier and Sailors Orphans Home. 

Mrs. David Hitchcock (June Rose Morley) has accepted 
a position with the State Welfare Board in Florida. 

Scott and Martha Honaker (Martha Walker Honaker, '45) 
are at Henderson State Teachers College in Arkansas. Scott 
is Assistant Coach and Associate Professor of Physical Ed- 
ucation. Martha is teaching in the Home Economics Depart- 
ment. 

David Malcolm Humphreys is a lieutenant in the Naval 
Chaplain's Corps at Great Lakes, Illinois. 

Marion A. Kelly is working in the accounting department 
of Armour and Company in Syracuse, New York. 

Rollo King is principal of Fort Craig School in Maryville and 
working toward his M.A. degree during the summers. 

MARYVILLE MOVES FORWARD 

WITH LEAVE PLAN 

The Sabbatical Leave Plan for faculty and staff 
members, announced in the April 1946 issue of the 
Alumni Magazine, became effective in January, 1947. 
Its basic provisions are that faculty members may be 
granted a leave of absence with pay for study each 
seventh year. Application must be made and a plan of 
study submitted and approved by the President and 
Directors. A leave for a full year carries half salary 
and a leave for a half year carries full salary. 

The first Sabbatical Leave was granted to Professor 
Katharine C. Davies, Chairman of the Division of 
Fine Arts, for study at Eastman School of Music during 
the last half of the college year of 1946-1947. During 
this full year Dorothy D. Home, Associate Professor 
of Music, is on Sabbatical Leave, studying at Eastman 
School of Music. 

This represents another toward step by Maryville 
College. Withm recent years other advances touching 
the faculty have included establishment of a Retirement 
Annuity Plan, and various insurance coverages. 

Twenty 



Bill Klimstra is now a Research Associate at Iowa State 
College working with bobwhite quail management. He re- 
ceived his M.S. degree in December 1947. His research con- 
sists of developing plans for managing quail on state-owned 
areas in Iowa, then placing them into effect and studying the 
responses of the quail. 

Robert J. Lamont, now pastor of the Narberth Presbyterian 
Church in Pennsylvania, recently completed the requirements 
for an St.M. degree at the Lutheran Theological Seminary of 
Philadelphia. 

Harvey Eugene Lehman is a research associate in embry- 
ology at Stanford University. He expects to receive his Ph.D. 
this year. 

Eleanor M. Long is an art supervisor in Richmond (Vir- 
ginia) City Schools and will receive her M.A. in Fine Arts 
and Fine Arts Education from Columbia in August. 

Mrs. Stanley D. Musgrave (Katherine Ogilvie) is now 
living in Ithaca, New York, where her husband is working 
on a Ph.D. "Stan" has a part-time teaching and research 
fellowship at Cornell. 

Arthur and Marianna Peterson (Marianna Allen) received 
their acceptance to the mission field and sailed for South 
America last fall. They are now in Minas, Brazil. 

Jack Proffitt was named head of the Red Cross Fund Drive 
for 1948 in Blount County. 

Roland Wesley Tapp has just received the San Francisco 
Theological Seminary Fellowship of $1000 for further study 
in Europe or America. He and his wife (Helen L. Pratt, '42) 
and their 7 months old Gary Wesley, are tentatively consider- 
ing the foreign mission field after this year of study. 

James Edward Thomas is nearing the completion of his 
law course at Harvard. 

Mrs. Paul Treadwell (Kathryn King Estes) has lived in 
seven states since her marriage in 1942. Kay, her two chil- 
dren, and husband, a captain in the Army, are now living at 
Scott Field, Illinois. 

Carl and Mary Jane Walton (Mary Jane Person, '43) are 
living in Durham, North Carolina, where Carl is a theological 
student at Duke University. Mary Jane is doing general of- 
fice work in the Duke Athletic Office. 

George Drury Webster, who is now at Harvard Law School, 
will attend the University of London this year for a year's 
study under Harold Laski, eminent British political scientist, 
labor leader, educator and author. 

Thomas Bryson Woolf is traffic manager of Maryville's 
radio station, WGAP (Mutual). 

1942 

Edwin C. Alexander, Jr. will graduate this June with a B.S. 
degree in Business Administration from the University of 
Tennessee. 

Bina Ruth Brown is now chief stenographer with the Mis- 
sissippi Division of the United Gas Corporation. 

William David Butler finished his work in the School of 
Pharmacy in March at Alabama Polytechnic Institute and plans 
to enter retail pharmacy in Alabama. 

Warren and Katherine Culver (Katherine A. Garvin, '45) 
have recently moved to Birmingham, Alabama, where Warren 
is attached to the Army Air Forces as a 1 st Lt. physician. 

Ruth E. Duggan expects to receive her M.Mus. degree 
this year from the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, 
New York. 

David Mitchell Hall has accepted a 3-year residency in 
obstetrics and gynecology at the Jefferson-Hillman Hospital 
in Birmingham. 

John Markham Guinter is Junior Research Engineer for the 
York Corporation in Pennsylvania. 

David H. Kidder, who recently received his M.S.M. from 
Union Theological Seminary in New York, is serving as organ- 
ist and choir director in the Congregational Church of Scars- 
dale, New York. 

Jack and Margaret Kramer (Margaret Ruth Clippinger, 
'43) expect to complete their work at the University of 
Michigan this spring. Jack will receive a law degree in 
June. Margaret has been assisting in the Alumni Office of 
the University. 

Charles Samuel McCammon is medical officer in charge 
of the Delta Medical Center at Greenwood, Mississippi. He 
had an article published in the American Medical Journal last 
fall. 

(Continued on page 21 ) 



WHERE ARE OUR CLASSMATES? 

Where are the 3,350 Maryville College Alumni now 
located? That is a question th.it has been frequently 
asked. And though it has not been possible to com 
pile .1 geographical list of classes as yet, the Alumni 
Of/ice does have .1 current list showing the distribution 
of Maryville grads and former students by states. The 
following list is up-to-date as of March 1, 1948. 



Alabama 

Arizona 

Arkansas 

California 

Colorado 

Connecticut 

Delaware 

Florida 

Georgia 

Idaho 

Illinois 

Indiana 

Iowa 

Kansas 

Kentucky 

Louisiana 

Maryland 

Massachusetts 

Michigan 

Minnesota 

Mississippi 

Missouri 

Montana 



71 

8 
15 
94 
11 
27 
19 
128 
90 

3 

13,3 

45 

13 

6 
83 

9 
56 
46 
52 

9 
37 
27 

3 



Nebraska 7 

New Hampshire 4 

New Jersey 167 

New Mexico 9 

New York 144 

North Carolina 164 

North Dakota 1 

Ohio 167 

Oklahoma 1 3 

Oregon 6 

Pennsylvania 267 

South Carolina 16 

South Dakota 2 

Tennessee 1066 

Texas 37 

Utah 5 

Virginia 74 

Washington 15 
Washington, D. C. 40 

West Virginia 33 

Wisconsin 1 1 

Foreign Countries 62 



Total 3,348 



HERE AND THERE (Continued from page 201 

David and Beverly McDaniel (Beverly Jackson, '45) are 
living in Galesburg, Illinois, where Dave is basketball coach 
and instructor in physical education at the Galesburg Division 
of the University of Illinois. 

F. LeRoy McGaha is studying law at the University of 
Maryland. He is very active in various veterans' organizations. 

Marion Northrup received her M.D. degree from Women's 
Medical College in June 1947, and is now interning at the 
Western Pennsylvania Hospital in Pittsburgh. 

John H. Pyle, who began flying when he was at Maryville, 
is now an airline captain with TWA based in Kansas City, Mis- 
souri. 

John and Jane Tinley (Jane Elizabeth Glass '43 1 are now 
living in Norwood, Pennsylvania, while "Spike" is attending 
Temple University's Law School. 

Cecil Q. Tipton began his work as assistant auditor at the 
University of Tennessee on February 9, 1948. 

Richard W. Watkins has recently opened a law office of 
his own in Jackson, Georgia. 

Hilton Addison Wick received his B.LL degree from 
Harvard Law School in January and is now practicing in a 
partnership in Burlington, Vermont. 

Bette Lee Wilde is now serving as a hostess on a DC-3 
with TWA. She is based at Newark and gets home frequently. 

1943 

Carl Alette is serving as Assistant Professor of Music in 
the Panhandle A. and M. College at Goodwell, Oklahoma. 
His wife (Florence Barber, '42 > is a private piano instructor. 

Francis Layton Bergquist is attending the University of 
Arkansas School of Medicine. He hopes to graduate in June 
1949. 

Perry Bigham in now attending the University of Ten- 
nessee. 



Clyde R. Brown, who won the Presbyterian Board of 
Christian Education Fellowship and Marvin Memorial Fellow- 
ship at vVestern Theological Seminary, is now doing graduate 
work at Hartford Seminary Foundation in Connecticut He is 
working toward his Ph.D. degree and will spend this summer 
working on his thesis. 

Ellis Burcaw is at the University of Chicago studying to 
be an archaeologist and museum curator. He was on an 
archaeological expedition in Illinois last summer 

Betty W. Clevenger has recently resigned from her position 
as stewardess with American Airlines and is now doing sec- 
retarial work with Bush Brothers and Company in Newport 
Tennessee. She says of her past and present positions C,d 
even though I enjoyed it thoroughly, I rather enjoy being 
a ground-pounder now." feing 

Kenneth L. Cooper is completing his second year at Temple 
University Medical School. He writes that this study ,s the 
most fascinating and interesting work he has ever done 

.MeoeTn Bri^l" V°° Per lC "? yn Eberhard " are at Sullins 

3 lege in Bristol, Virginia. Paul is teaching French and 
Carolyn ,s an assistant librarian. They visited the campus 



in March. 

=* fk V .^ Oawford Wl11 complete his work for a law dearee 
at the University of Tennessee Law School in June He and 

Mary W v l ,ne. ,D ° r0thy ^ '^ ' P ^ '° ™ ke ** hom/'n 

aB M S S in F rh k A 'i en Cutler ', Jr ' 'Lauramae Weberl received 

as Ph, Yl £nCe m June ' 947 - Sne is now employed 

her hu h aC H r T a " at , the Univers "y °f Minnesota while 
her husband finishes work on his Ph.D there 

George D. Devereux, Jr. received his B.F.A. 'from the Uni- 

deco L°r fn e ° r9 ' a ^ ' 946 3 c nd iS n ° W em P'°y*d as an interior 
decorator for a company in Salisbury, North Carolina 

Vernon V. Ferguson is a lieutenant stationed with the 
by'h^wk 3 ' Fie ' d ' Mamla - He W3S reC6ntly '° ined 

Charles and Marion Foreman (Marion Laura Magill I are 
living ,n Roslyn Heights, New York. "Chuck" has accepted 
an appointment as 1st. Lt. in the Regular Army Air Corps 
and is stationed at a Long Island air field. 

William J. R. Hargrave works as a chemist with the Perkin- 
tlmer Corporation in Glenbrook, Connecticut 

F. William Henderson is chief resident physician at the 
bermantown Dispensary and Hospital in Philadelphia. 

Ted and Cordy Kidder (Cordelia Dellinger, '441 are having 
a busy time of it in New York City. Ted is working on a 
Ph. D. m Art at N. Y. U. while Cordy is employed as an 
histological technician at the Columbia Dental School. 

Lois O. King is now a field worker for the Home Missions 
Council of North America; she hopes to enter the foreiqn 
mission field soon. 

Mrs. Earl H. Lamken (Pauline Johnson) is Director of 
Religious Education of the First Presbyterian Church of Bak- 
ersfield, California. 

Howard O. Long is an associate professor of economics 
at Carson-Newman College. He has had a number of verses 
and songs published. 

Emma Barbara Lorentz is a resident interne in the Com- 
munity General Hospital in Reading, Pennsylvania. 

Jane Elizabeth Metcalf is assistant director of the service 
men's center of Battle Creek, Michigan, and plans to enter 
graduate school this fall. 

Mrs. Robert Morton (Natalie Yelton) is living with her 
husband (Robert Morton, '451 in Washington, D. C. Bob is 
stationed with the Navy Department as a research analyst and 
Nat is assistant to the head of the department in the National 
Education Association. She is also doing some research in 
social science. 

Carl and Meredith Pierce (Meredith Preston) are in Phil- 
adelphia where Carl is in his second year at Jefferson Medi- 
cal College. 

The Reed sisters have finally been located. Alice is a 
member of the faculty at Mars Hill College in North Carolina 
Jessie is a full-time therepudic dietitian in the Cleveland 
Clinic Hospital. (See Marriages' Willa, discharged from the 
Army after three years of service, is head dietitian at Memor- 
ial Hospital in Wilmington, Delaware. 

Les and Betty Rock (Betty Parker, '44 1 visited the campus 
this spring. Both Les and Betty are teaching in the Benton 
Harbor High School in Michigan. 

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James and Ruth Smith (Ruth Sutherlin, '42) are living in 
Miami, Florida, where Jim is stationed with the U. S. Sub- 
marine Base at Key West. He expects to leave the Navy 
in July 1949 to specialize in pediatrics. Ruth, in spite of 
a serious back injury, continues to take an active part in the 
church as soloist. 

Lloyd M. Taylor is a lieutenant junior grade in the U. S. 
Naval Reserve. He is a staff physician stationed at the Naval 
Hospital in San Diego, California. 

Oliver Van Cise finds teaching in Bound Brook, New Jersey, 
very interesting and time-absorbing. Nevertheless, "Van" 
is eagerly looking foward to the tennis season, when he gen- 
erally manages to annex a cup or two in hometown Summit. 

Bob and Margaret Weldon (Margaret McMillan Weldon, 
'44) are now in New York where Bob is a dentist with the 
U. S. Naval Hospital in St. Albans. They were campus visitors 
in late 1947. 

1944 

Joseph M. Brown is now an assistant minister at the Glen- 
shaw Presbyterian Church in Pennsylvania. 

Evelyn L. French works as a dietitian and is working on 
her master's degree at Columbia University in the evenings. 

William and Sara Elizabeth Buford (Sara Elizabeth Cope- 
land, '46) are in Emory University, Georgia, where Bill is 
enrolled in the Candler School of Theology. They write that 
they frequently see Ruth McClure, '44; Mary Batchelor, '46; 
Paul Smith, '44; Harvey Overton, '47; Jimmy Carson, '47; 
John Kirstein, '45 and others in and around Atlanta. 

Charles Lee Burgreen was advanced to the priesthood in 
Holy Trinity Church, West Palm Beach, Florida, on March 17, 
1948. 

Mrs. John A. Dillener (Ruth Jean Lehman) has been ser- 
ving the past year as Public Health Nurse for the Blount 
County Health Department. Her husband graduates this May. 

Lucile Gaultney is a dietitian for the V. A. Hospital in 
Lake City, Florida. 

Margaret Gessert is living in San Mateo, California, bhe 
is a stewardess for United Airlines. 

Charles and Eleanor Gilpatrick (Eleanor Williams, '43) are 
now living in New Jersey, where "Chuck" is plant physician 
at the Dupont Company's Carney Point plant. He is doing 
some private practicing also. 

Mrs William Grosh (Frances Harris Grosh, '44) if a per- 
sonnel clerk with the Bureau of Labor Statistics in Washing- 
ton, while Bill, '47, is attending the Protestant Episcopal 
Theological Seminary in Virginia. 

Ann Elizabeth Horton teaches home economics and physical 
education at the Allison James School in Santa Fe, New 
Mexico. 

Mrs. W. C. Hughes (Jeana Mae Eddleman) is a medical 
technician in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Mrs George Robbins Kiel (Johnnye Ruth Gudel) and her 
husband are now making their home in Washington state 
where he is employed as a chemical engineer with General 
Electric. They visited the campus in the tall. 

Ruth McClure will receive her M.D. from Emory University 
School of Medicine in June 1948. 

Frank Miller is a lieutenant in the medical corps. He was 
recently named a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical 
Examiners. 

Clyde E. Nash is an operator of a furniture store and a 
student in Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. 

Joel and Elizabeth Phillips (Elizabeth Allen Bryant, '42) 
are living in Winter Park, Florida. Joel is a co-pilot with 
a new airline company, The Florida Airways; is working in 
real estate; is a fruit grower and has an interest in an ice 
cream concern, The Florida Dairy Bar. The Phillips visited 
the campus in March. 

Neil Proffitt graduated from U. C. L. A. in February and is 
now back in California after a Maryville visit. He expects 
to go into interior decorating. 

Mrs. Jack H. Richmond (Aimee Madeline Wriggins) will 
begin a year's internship at the Easton Hospital in Pennsylvania 
in. July. Her husband is studying electrical engineering at 
Lafayette University in Easton. 

Horace Edward Scherer is a chemist in a paper research lab- 
oratory in West Conshohocken, Pennsylvania. 

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In November Paul Smith visited the campus. He is now 
pastor of a rural church in Georgia and plans to leave soon 
for the foreign mission field. 

Malcolm Thompson just returned from a conference for 
British university students in London. He is continuing his 
studies at the University in Edinburgh, Scotland. 

Glenn A. Trexler is now an assistant tax collector in Rowan 
County, North Carolina. 

1945 

Jeanne Voorhees Bellerjeau is now enrolled at Princeton 
Theological Seminary where she is working toward an M.R.E. 
degree. 

Miriam Elizabeth Bowditch took a position in September as 
director of religious education in the First Presbyterian Church 
of Kannapolis, Noth Carolina. 

Betsy Joanne Burleigh has accepted a full-time position 
of teaching the 5th and 6th grades in the Coupeville Grade 
School in Washington. 

Peggy Ann Case graduated from the Johns Hopkins Hos- 
pital School of Nursing in December 1947. She is now a 
night supervisor in the Harriet Lane Home, the Pediatric 
Clinic at Johns Hopkins in Baltimore. 

Edith Esther Cleaver is teaching in Malvern, Ohio. 

Mrs. Horace H. Coburn (Hope Pleyl) writes of a most 
interesting summer "hosteling" in New England on bicycle. 
The group traveled over Cape Cod and Cape Ann and on foot 
with knapsacks covering part of the Appalachian Trail in the 
Berkshires of Massachusetts and Vermont. Her husband was 
a member of the party also. 

Lois Mae Collett is a recreation director for city recreation 
in Pensacola, Florida. 

Mrs. Wendell DeMoss (Virginia Beth Sperry) and her 
husband and son are living in Galva, Illinois. After gradu- 
ating from the University of Illinois in 1944, Virginia taught 
in the high school in Galva. 

Mrs. Russell N. Edwards (Frances Jean Lane) and her hus- 
band spent last summer building a new house, in her words, 
"the hard way, with our own hands" in Schenectady, New 
York. 

Marion Garvin just completed six months work as senior 
cadet nurse at the Marine Hospital in Baltimore. 

Virginia Gates spent the summer in California; liked it so 
well she stayed to teach 1st grade in the Pomona schools. 

Phyllis Caroline Irshay is working on her M.S. at Wayne 
University in Detroit. She hopes to receive her degree in 
August and then plans to teach in a Detroit school. 

Bill Jarnagin expects to complete his undergraduate work 
at Ohio State Univ. this year. 

John A. Kirstein, who received his B.D. degree from 
Columbia Theological Seminary in Georgia this year, has 
accepted a call to the Eufaula Church in Alabama. He 
visited the campus in the fall. 

Agnes Lodwick is now enrolled at Cornell University where 
she is working for her master's degree in the School of Home 
Economics. She completed her undergraduate work at Ohio 
State University and taught two years before enrolling at 
Cornell. 

Mrs. Raoul B. Lynn (Nancy Towler Russell) has been very 
active in little theater work. She recently played the part 
of Roxane in the Lehigh University production of "Cyrano 
de Bergerac." She has taken part frequently in radio shows 
and one act plays. 

Robert H. Milligan has his own business in McKeesport, 
Pennsylvania — The Bethel Mirror and Glass Company. 

Mrs. Jerome Rosenfeld (Ethel Hanners Beall - See Mar- 
riages) graduates from Johns Hopkins Hospital School of 
Nursing in June. She will be on the administrative staff in 
the premature nursery unit while her husband pursues his 
Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins. 

John Hardison Scott received his B.D. degree from Prince- 
ton and is now minister of the First Presbyterian Church 
of Sturgis, Kentucky. 

Robert Edward Seel graduated from Princeton Seminary 
in March 1948 and has accepted a call as stated supply to 
the Whitestone Presbyterian Church in Flushing, Long Island. 

Dale Andrew Wiley graduated in March from the Veter- 
inarian School of the University of Pennsylvania. He will go 
into general practice with special emphasis on bovine sterility 
and nutrition. 



1946 

Robert S. Barker writes of frequently seeing Dr. and Mrs. 
Sam Franklin '24 (Dorothy Winters, '251 and son John who 
are stationed in Tokyo. Bob is a missionary in Japan. 

June Muriel Barton is an operating room registered nurse 
in a New York hospital. 

Mrs. John Vernon Blalock (Kathleen Glymph) is dietitian 
at Watts Hospital, Durham, North Carolina. 

Lula Callaway on February 4, 1948, received the degree of 
Master of Nursing from the Frances Payne Bolton School of 
Nursing in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Mrs. William R. DuBois (Zenobia Bernardini) is a secretary 
in summer school office of the University of Cincinnati. 

Betty Dunk is a medical labratory technician in Los Angeles. 

James and Kate Evans (Kate M. Powell, '42) are living in 
Pittsburgh. James is an assistant pastor and a student at 
Western Seminary. 

June M. Gowanlock is assistant in the reference room of 
the University of Tennessee Library. 

Mrs. Donald P. Hardy (Carol Titus) left England in Feb- 
ruary for the African Gold Coast where her husband has 
accepted a position with the Secretariat of the Colonial Ad- 
ministrative Service. He was formerly with the Indian Civil 
Service. 

Mary Elizabeth Johnston is a Spanish-English secretary 
with the World Commerce Corporation in New York City. 

Martha Isabel Muir is a 6th grade teacher in the Middle- 
town Public Schools in Delaware. Martha graduated from the 
University of Maryland in 1946. 

James Cameron Murdock, Jr., after spending three years 
in a Canadian Scottish Regiment, attended McGill University 
in Montreal for one year. He is now a sophomore at the 
University of Michigan. 

Mrs. Kirk Odencrantz (June Townsend) is working toward 
a Ph.D. in chemistry at Rutgers University, where her husband 
is doing the same in physics. 

Abner Paul Richard is minister of the Arlington Heights 
Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh. 

William Moore Robarts is at the University of Tennessee Li- 
brary working as a research assistant. 

David John Seel has recently been received by the Pres- 
bytery of New Orleans as a candidate to be a medical mission- 
ary. He will receive his M.D. fron Tulane University in 
June and has accepted a year's internship at Charity Hospital 
in New Orleans. 

Marian Esther Shugarts, who is a registered nurse, is 
taking additional nursing studies at the University of Pennsyl- 
vania in prepartion for a bachelor's degree. She is now head 
nurse in the men's surgical ward of the Episcopal Hospital 
of Philadelphia. 

Dean Stone will receive his B. A. in journalism from the 
University of Oklahoma in January 1949. He has accepted 
a position as managing editor of the Maryville-Alcoa Daily 
Times 

Bill and Bettye Thompson (Esther Bettye Baker) are now 
living in Neenah, Wisconsin. Bill is a student at Fond du 
Lac Commercial College and Bettye is teaching the 4th grade 
in the Fond du Lac school system. 

Mary Ann Thornton is secretary and teller in a bank in 
Valdosta, Georgia. 

Laura Jane Trotter is librarian for the Institute of Nuclear 
Studies in Oak Ridge. 

Helen Marie Wilson, who is teaching school in New Jersey, 
plans to go on with her graduate work this summer at Penn. 

1947 

Frances Marion Ashby is a church organist in Newport 
News, Virginia. She is also teaching piano and singing with 
a choral group known as "The Meistersingers." 

Mrs. Claude Winfred Best (Betty Lou Boyatt) is assistant 
dietitian in charge of special diets at the Deaconess Hospital 
in Cincinnati. 

Mary Jo Bolin is working on her M.M. at the University 
of Texas in Austin. 

Charles A. Brand is doing research work on trout for the 
Wisconsin Conservation Dept. and the Univ. of Wisconsin. 

Ruth Broadhead is a secretary for the Bell Telephone lab- 
oratories in Kearney, New Jersey. 

Mary Jane Burns is teaching biology and general science in 
the Everett High School in Maryville. 



Donald W. Campbell is teaching math in Delaware. On 
the side he is working toward his commercial flying license. 
During the past summer he flew two passengers to California 
in his own plane. He herewith offers special rates to all 
Maryville College Alumni! 

Mrs. J. Wayne Christy (Virginia Miller) is working as 
receptionist, switchboard operator and typist for the Wind 
Turbine Company in West Chester, Pennsylvania. 

William Gerald Cover is teacher and Coach at Mineral Ridge 
High School in Ohio. His first year of coaching proved very 
successful — his basketball team winning the Trumbell Inter- 
scholastic Association championship. 

Albert W. Dockter, Jr., who is Boys' Work Secretary of 
the Y.M.C.A. in Portsmouth, Virginia, was in charge of a 
Hi-Y group which raised a total of $832.00 for the Friend- 
ship Train. 

Mrs. Orin R. Dudley, Jr. (Ann Stina Anderson) is secretary 
to the president of an insignia and medal manufacturing 
company. 

Daniel Eveland, who is attending the seminary at Prince- 
ton, expects to take a quick swing through Alaska and the 
Northwest this summer with the Princeton Choir. 

Beth Allison Huftalen is studying at present at Duke 
Hospital in Durham,, North Carolina. 

Eleanor M. Kelley in now enrolled in the Frances Payne 
Bolton School of Nursing in Cleveland, Ohio. She hopes to 
go on for a master's degree in nursing. 

Tom Parkinson is doing graduate work in American History, 
specializing in Southern United States History, at the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina. His wife (Joan Liddell) spends 
most of her time teaching 1st and 2nd grades in a county 
school near Chapel Hill. 

David Edward Renegar is pastor in charge of chapels of 
the New Providence Presbyterian Church in Maryville. 

John Rogerville is doing graduate work at the University 
of North Carolina and expects .to receive his M.A. this spring. 

Claude I. Shell is a graduate student in marketing at U.T. 

William Sidner is now enrolled at George Williams College 
in Chicago, taking a two-year course in preparation for a Y 
secretaryship. He visited the campus this spring. 

While Ray Swartzback attends McCormick Theological 
Seminary in Chicago, Mrs. Swartzback (Martha Jane Hayes, 
'45) serves as dietitian at Children's Memorial Hospital in 
Chicago. 

Betty Tufvander, a senior at Park College now, was re- 
cently elected a member of the Beta chapter of Mu Sigma, 
national honorary music fraternity. Her name also appeared 
on the honor scholarship list at Park. 

Mrs. Trevor George Williams (Jean Messer Williams) is 
a technician in the Department of Medical Microbiology in the 
University of Georgia School of Medicine. 

1948 

Robert Butts is training for a managerial position with the 
J. C. Penney Company of San Diego, California. 

Nelson Ernest is working on a master's degree in music at 
the University of Michigan. 

Katherine Franklin is now music chairman of the San Diego 
County Christian Endeavor and is taking an active part in 
other musical events at the First Presbyterian Church. 

Merrill and Alma Grubbs (Alma Lancaster, '47) are living 
in Erie, Pennsylvania, where Merrill is employed with the 
General Electric Company. (See Marriages) 

Thomas Horst is a student at McCormick Theological Sem- 
inary of Chicago. 

Harold and Katherine Kidder (Katherine Sisk, '46) are in 
Nashville, Tennessee. Harold is working on an M.A. in music 
at George Peabody College and serving as Choirmaster in a 
local church. "Katie" is working in the dean's office at 
Vanderbilt. 

Ray McJunkin is a chemical analyst in a chemical labora- 
tory at the West Plant of Alcoa. 

Lacy Powell is studying education and psychology at 
George Peabody College in Nashville. 

Harold Russell is an assistant pastor in Philadelphia and a 
theological student at Princeton. 

Elizabeth Jane Saint is Director of Religious Education 
in Auburn, Indiana. 

Martha Lois Scanlon is a student in Taylor Business School 
in Philadelphia. 

1949 

Winton Enloe is employed at present by Delta Air Lines and 
attending Louisiana College as a physical education major. 
(See Marriages) 

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