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COMMENCEMENT WEEK EVENTS, 1951
Fine Arts Festival, Dedication of Fine Arts Center, Commencement
THURSDAY, MAY 10
8:00 a.m.— Chapel Service— Opening Address, Fine Arts Festival
FRIDAY, MAY 11
8:00 a.m.— Chapel Service— Address on Drama
8:00 p.m.— Commencement Play— "Much Ado About Nothing"
SATURDAY, MAY 12
8:00 a.m.— Chapel Service— Address on Art
9:00 a.m.— 4:00 p.m.— Fine Arts Scholarship Competitions
4:30 p.m.— 6:30 p.m.— Open House and Reception, Fine Arts Center
7:00 p.m.— Annual Alumni Dinner
9:30 p.m.— Illustrated Lecture on Art
SUNDAY, MAY 13
10:30 a.m.— Baccalaureate Service
3:00 p.m.— Dedication of Fine Arts Center
3:00 p.m.— Address on Music
4:30 p.m.— Senior Music Hour
7:00 p.m.— Commencement Vespers— "Religion and the Fine Arts"
MONDAY, MAY 14
8:00 a.m.— Senior Class Chapel Service
TUESDAY, MAY 15
8:00 a.m.— Chapel Service— Program of Music and Drama
3:00 p.m.— 5:00 p.m.— Reception for Alumni, Seniors, Parents of Students, Faculty, and
Other Guests by President and Mrs. Lloyd at Morningside
8:00 p.m.— Commencement Play— "Much Ado About Nothing" (second performance)
WEDNESDAY, MAY 16
8:30 a.m.— Spring Meeting of the Directors of Maryville College .
10:30 a.m.— Graduation Exercises, 133rd year.
OFFICERS OF THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
President Dr. William C. Crowder, '28
Vice-President Dr. Wilbur S. Johnson, '34
Recording Secretary Miss Winifred L. Painter, '15
Class of 1951: Mr. Arnold Kramer, '40; Mr. Joe L. Marshall, '28; Mrs. Clyde Murray, '13.
Class of 1952: Mrs. Fred DeLozier, '37; Mis. John A. Kerr, '44; Mr. Rollo W. King, '41.
Class of 1953: Mr. Guy W. Sneed, '24; Mrs. John Kenst, '31; Mrs. Hugh Crawford, Jr., '35.
MARYVILLE COLLEGE BULLETIN
Published by Maryville College. Maryville, Tennessee
Ralph Waldo, Lloyd. President
VOL. XLIX April, 1951 No. 7
Published bi-monthly by Maryville College. Entered May 24, 1904, at Maryville, Tennessee, as second-class
mail matter. Acceptance for mailing at special rate of postage provided for in Section 1103, Act of October
3. 1917, authorized February 10, 1919.
Dear Fellow Alumni of Maryville College:
Another year has rolled bv in alumni history. Notable since the last Bulletin has
been the excellent and proud use of the new Fine Arts building on the campus which
many of you have not had the pleasure of seeing. Dedication of this building will
take place during Commencement Week.
A local event was a reception honoring the twentieth anniversary of Dr. and
Mrs. Ralph Lloyds' outstanding leadership at our College, given by students and
Also, at a banquet for him several honors were accorded Coach Honaker for a
record thirty years of athletic leadership. He was presented a new Buick automobile
and a sizable sum of money (and a vacation trip was suggested) as a reward for the
excellent tvpe of sportsmanship which he has so consistently fostered. Former
athletes came from near and far to congratulate and honor him.
Although it is not yet under construction a new Chapel has been assured for
Marvville College. It is mv understanding that as soon as architects' plans are ap-
proved and materials are made available, work will begin on this new and much
needed edifice in memory of Dr. Samuel T. Wilson.
Commencement Week this year begins May 10th Alumni Day will be May 12th
and the dedication of the Fine Arts Center on May 13th. We hope you will plan
your vacation now to include this opportunity to come back to see what vour Alma
Mater is now doing toward the continuation of education. Also it is an excellent op-
portunity for class groups to get together for their reunions, to renew old acquaint-
ances and think and talk again of the wonderful times we have had together in years
Paving vour alumni dues will help us to keep up with students, including your-
self. We feel this Bulletin coming to you each year should bring you satisfaction in
news of your Alma Mater and of your contemporaries, and that you reallv want to
continue to keep it coming. Now is the best time to write and mail that check for
$2.00 to Maryville College Alumni Association along with any pertinent news as to
May I urge you again to make your plans to attend Commencement this year.
Jlrmtont iClngiH pagr
TO ALL ALUMNI OF MARYVILLE COLLEGE:
ALL ALUMNI. The number of our living graduates is 3527 according to records in the
Alumni Office. All would receive this bulletin if we knew everyone's address. Actually there
are about 300 graduates from whose recorded addresses mail has been returned unclaimed; and
at each mailing of this bulletin to addresses we think to be correct about one hundred notices
come from the Post Office saying the addressee is no longer there. Therefore, if any one who
receives this knows of some other graduate or former student who does not receive it, please send
the correct address to the Alumni Office, and be sure to send- word whenever you move or change
your name. For I would like to send the greeting which this page contains to ALL alumni, and
have ALL receive the college news which is in all these pages.
ENROLMENTS. The question most frequently asked us and most frequently discussed in
writings about colleges these days is, "How many students are you going to have?'' It is a
question which I wish some one could answer. All college administrators and commentators make
predictions, more or less confidently, but no one really knows yet what enrollments will be next
Fall. All think there will be a decrease; many think now that the decrease will be smaller than
was predicted three months ago. At this writing Congress has not yet completed legislation con-
cerning military service, which will be the principal factor affecting college enrollments. There
appears to be a growing disposition on the part of Congress and Selective Service to extend the
provisions for remaining in college. My personal expectations are less optimistic than those of
most of my college president friends. I shall be surprised and of course pleased if next Fall finds in
liberal arts colleges more than two thirds as many men as are there now. Present conditions,
with high paying jobs, increased numbers of marriages, and general disturbances of family plans,
tend to reduce also the number of yhls going to college.
COLLEGE FINANCES. The prophets of despair who write in secular journals nbout small
colleges base their predictions of crippling and closing on (a) unlimited tax monies fcr the state
institutions, (b) reduced student fees, and (c) inflation. They are correct about the causes; I
hope and believe they are mistaken about the ultimate results. But the results will depend in
no small measure on the conviction of Americans about the essentiality of the church and private
college and a new sense of obligation on the part of alumni and others. Maryville is increasing
overall charges about 15 percent for the Fall Semester, but students cannot and should not
carrv all the burden. The net total of tuition, room, board, and -books at Maryville College is
still less than at other colleges of similar rank, but I wish we could escape these periodic increases
in charges. During my twenty years at Maryville, our budget has doubled because of growth,
improvements in program and plant, higher salaries, and higher prices. We have added ap-
proximately three quarters of a million dolhrs to our endowment and yet it has beer, necessary
to increase charges in about the ratio of budget increase. (Even at that students still get three
meals a day— good meals— for one dollar!) We have come through Depression and War and
"Post-War" without debt. We shall make every effort to continue so— but the next few years
will be rough. Alumni can help by joining our Living Endowment Plan. (If you will, write
THE NEW BUILDINGS. On another page are announcements about dedication of the
Fine Arts Center on May 13, preceded by the Fine Arts Festival and Awards. The Chapel Fund
was wonderfully advanced in January by a gift of $100,000 by an anonymous donor and is near
the goal of $400,000 only to find building costs going on ahead like a will-o-thc-wisp. But with
the additional gifts of alumni and other generous friends, we will one day have announcements
of the beginning of a notable building.
You arc always welcome on the campus.
Most cordially yours,
DEDICATION OF THE FINE ARTS CENTER
THE 1951 COMMENCEMENT
Although the Fine Arts Center has been in use since last
September, it has taken all the college year to complete the de-
tails and secure the furnishings. Even now the Music Hall seats
have not arrived. It was decided to set the dedication in the
Commencement season and to inaugurate with it in annual
Fine Arts Festival and Scholarship Award Competition.
The formal dedication will take place on Baccalaureate after-
noon, May 13. But it will be preceded by three days of emphasis
upon Art, Drama, and Music. A number of distinguished speak-
ers are to be present. On Alumni Day, Saturday, May 12, there
will be competitions in Art and Music with scholarship awards
to the successful contestants. (See description under separate
heading.) The donors of the building. Mr. and Mrs. Glen Alfred
Lloyd, will participate in the formal dedication ceremony.
It is planned to conduct a fine Arts Festival and the Competi-
tions each spring, perhaps a few weeks earlier than Commence-
The 1951 Festival will include chapel addresses by notable
guest speakers on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday mornings,
May 10, 11, and 12; Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing*
on the nights o( May II and 15; the competitions all day on the
12th; addresses on architecture and art at and after the Alumni
Dinner; and the Dedication itself. The special emphasis of the
period will be in mind in pLmning the Baccalaureate and the
Commencement Vesper services.
As this is written, the following have accepted invitations to
take part in this program: Price Doyle, President of the National
Association of Schools of Music; John Walker, Chief Curator of
the National Art Gallery, Washington; E. William Doty, Dean
of the College of Fine Arts of the University of Texas; Rev. Dr.
Paul Calvin Payne, General Secretary of the Presbyterian Board
of Christian Education, and Malcolm Miller, Knoxville, drama
and music critic and impresario.
FINE ARTS FACULTY
For many years Maryville College has offered work in the
line arts. However, until 1936 it was outside the regular degree
offerings and college credit was not given. Since that time,
majors leading to the degree of Bachelor of Arts have been
offered in music, drama, and art and the Division has grown
rapidly. The faculty of this year are listed below.
Katharine C. Davies, Piano and Music Literature, Chairman
of the Division. Berniee Cathcart Blair, Voice; Kathleen Craven,
Drama and Speech; E. Kathcrine Crews, Violin and School
Music; Malcolm J. Dashiell, Art; Alice Archibald Eaddy, Piano
and History of Music; Harry H. Harter, Voice and Choir;
Dorothy D. Home, Music Theory; Mildred W. Hughes, Drama
and Speech; W. Curtis Hughes, Orsan and Voice; Charlotte I!.
Johnson, Art; Thelma Nelson, Piano and Theory; Dorothy H.
The graduating class of 1951 will number approximately 172.
This is the second largest class; the Class of 1950 numbered
177. It is made up of students completing their work at three
dates— the end of the Fall Semester (December 1950), the end
of the Spring Semester (May 1951), and the end of the sum-
mer of 1951. An unusual number, 25, completed their work in
December, 1950. Only in December, 1942 have there been more
Commencement Day is Wednesday, May 16. The Directors of
the College will hold their Spring Meeting at 8; 30 a.m. that
morning, and the graduating exercises will be at 10:30 a.m.
Baccalaureate Sunday is May 13. The Baccalaureate service
will be at 10:30 a.m., the Dedication of the Fine Arts Center
at 3:00 p.m., the Music Hour at 4:30 p.m., and Commencement
Vespers at 7:00 p.m.
Alumni Day will be Saturday, May 12. The Alumni Dinner
will be at 7:00 p.m., and will be followed at 9:30 p.m. by an
illustrated lecture in the Fine Arts Center. Reunion classes will
get together as they may plan during the day, while students take
exams and music contestants compete for the scholarship awards
offered. The twenty-five year class (1926) has been working
for some time on its reunion plans.
The annual reception by President and Mrs. Lloyd will be
held at Morningside, in the College Woods, their present home,
on Tuesday afternoon, May 15, from 3:00 to 5:00 p. m.
The Commencement play will be given twice, once on Friday
evening. May 11, as part of the Fine Arts Festival, and again
on Tuesday night, May 15. This year it»is Shakespeare's "Much
Ado About Nothing."
As described elsewhere, the events of the Fine Arts Festival
will be on May 10. 11. 12, and 13. There will be chapel pro-
grams also on Monday and Tuesday, May 14 and 15.
The Daisy Chain, 1950 Commencement.
DEATH OF MRS. JOHN WALKER
Mrs. John Walker, the beloved builder and occupant since
1932 of Momingside, in the College Woods, died on December
14, 1950, and was buried in the College Cemetery beside her
sister Mrs. William Patton Stevenson.
At the time of her death Mrs. Walker had attained the re-
markable age of 98 years, 8 months, and 5 days. She had been
quite well until five weeks before her death when she fell in
the house and broke her hip.
The story of Mrs. Walker's residence on the campus and re-
lationship to the College is an interesting one. She was a sister
of Mrs. William Patton Stevenson, wife of our former College
Pastor who served from 1917 to 1940. In 1932, Mrs. Walker's
husband, 3 former associate of Andrew Carnegie and other build-
ers of the steel business, died in Pittsburgh at the age of 87. Mrs.
Walker, who was then 80, was given permission to build a home
in our College Woods. She said that she wished to live out her
"few remaining years" near her sister, who was fifteen years
younger. It was her intention to spend only part of each year here,
as she had homes also in Fittsbursri and Canada. However, al-.
though Mrs. Stevenson died in 1939, she liked the year-round
climate and the situation here so much that she soon kept this
as her only home.
Mrs. Walker built three houses on the campus— the large
residence in which she lived, a three-car garage with a small
four-room apartment over it, and a charming five-room brick
"Guest House" a hundred yards away. These, of course, were
properties of the College from the beginning since they were
on the College's grounds; and this fact was emphasized in Declara-
tions of Trust which gave Mrs. Walker full possession and re-
sponsibility of them during her lifetime. Her will transfers to the
College the furnishings.
Her living at the College turned out to be a happy arrange-
ment for her and a benediction to the College in ways much
beyond her monetary gifts even though they were considerable
and continuous. It will be of interest to know that the first
gift for rebuilding the Chapel was $1,000 from her. And the
last check she signed, the day before her fall, was one for $1,000
to the Chapel Fund (with others between these two). She was
especially interested in landscaping. It was she who supervised
the grading of the old red bank and the building of the steps
below Camegie. She made the corduroy into a road rather than a
path and erected the gateway on that side of the campus. Her
secretary and business manager was Miss Nellie P. McCampbell,
'09, a member of the College's Board of Directors, who rejoiced
in and encouraged Mrs. Walker's interests in the College and
In the course of a year there are many eventc and many ac-
tivities on the campus. Among the traditional events are the
singing of "The Messiah" on a Sunday afternoon before Christ-
mas (this year 225 sang in the chorus), the Good Friday service
at chapel, the Easter Sunrise Service (this year it was cold but
clear and almost five hundred people attended), and of course
the February Meetings. Another tradition is Barnwarming on
Thanksgiving evening. The theme for 1950 was "Golden Jubilee"
and depicted episodes in the life of one family over the half
century. The king and queen were Andy Clark and Judy Breen.
The May Day pageant will be based on early English Mav
Festivals. Election of the queen will take place shortly. "Our
Town" and "Mr. Pirn Passes By" have been given by the Play-
house and recently the Experimental Theatre gave two' one-act
plays on a stage in the center of the Bartlett gym floor as an
experiment in "theatre-in-the-round." The Artists Series has
presented the University of Alabama String Quartet, the North
Texas State College A Cappella Choir, and Wiktor Labunski,
noted Polish pianist. Dr. Labunski spent two days on the campus,
lecturing to music classes, conducting a piano clinic, and giving
a formal concert as one of the Artists Series numbers. Alumni
will be interested in the fact that the Director of the North
Texas State Choir was the son of Frank D. McKinley, Prep.
'95-'98, who came down from his home in Winchester, Kentuckv
for the concert.
The late Mrs. John Walker in her garden.
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President and Mrs. Lloyd at
Morningside, March 1951
THE PRESIDENT'S HOUSE
On March 1 President and Mrs. Lloyd moved to Morningside,
in the College Woods, the former home of Mis. John Walker.
It was Mrs. Walker's wish that Morningside become the presi-
The house in which the Lloyds have lived for twenty years
was also the home of two former presidents: Dr. Boardman for
ten years and Dr. Wilson for twenty-nine years. It was built
in 1890 by Mrs. Sylvester Willard of Aubum, New York, as a
memorial to her husband. The present plans are to use it for
additional women's residence facilities.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS FOR HONOR STUDENTS IN
BLOUNT COUNTY HIGH SCHOOLS
As an expression of interest in the high school students of this
area and as an incentive toward scholarly achievement, the College
has announced that tuition scholarship awards will be given to
■the first-honor graduate in each high school of Blount County
and in Greenback High School of Loudon County. The high
schools are: Alcoa, Everett, Friendsville, Lanier, Maryville, Porter,
Townsend, Walland, and Greenback. In case the highest rank-
• ing student in any school does not accept the scholarship, it will
not be awarded in that school.
Each scholarship will be for one half of the tuition each year
for four years, under the conditions stated below. On the basis
of present tuition charges the scholarship would amount to $120
per year or a total of $480 over the four years of college. It will
apply only to attendance at Maryville College and will not be
transferable to another person. To qualify the student must meet
these requirements: hold the highest scholarship average in the
graduating class over all work taken throughout the entire four-
year high school course; be recommended by the high school
faculty as a person possessing such qualifications of character,
personality, aptitude, and purpose as would give promise of
success in college; meet all college entrance requirements as
published in the Maryville College catalog including the com-
pletion of prescribed high school subiects and the furnishing of
necessary references and certificates. To continue to qualify for
this award after the freshman year, the student must maintain
each semester a satisfactory record of scholarship, attitude and
Mr. and Mrs. Dick McAlister (Florence Broyles, ex '31), their
first child, a son, Julian Stephen, November 26, 1950.
Rev. and Mrs. Larry Driskill (Lillian Cassel, '37), a son, Edward
Lawrence, October 30, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Donnel W. McArthur, '37, their third child, a son,
John Thomas, March 31, 1951.
Rev. and Mrs. William O. McGill, '39 (Joy Corrigan, '40),
their third child, a daughter, Janet Carol, September 2, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Daniel R. Fusfeld (Harriet M. Miller ,'40), their
first child, a son, Robert Miller, November 22, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Dale W. Mathias, '40, their third child, a son.
Dean Talley, January 24, 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. James Howard Etheredge, '40 (Betsy Gaultney,
ex '41), their third child, a daughter, Jannifer, August 14,
Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert B. Duckett (Mabel Ennis, '40), their
first child, a son, Michael Fredrick, March 9, 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. W. T. Smith (Miriam Nethery, '41), their second
child, a son, Laurence Daniel, October 28, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Ketchum, ex '42 (Olga Marie Welsh,
'43), their third child, a son, Richard Lawrence, January 15,
Rev. and Mrs. Francis M. Seely, '42 (Ruth Louise West, '40), a
daughter, Jennifer Ruth, August 9, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Lewis Guthmann (Roberta Hope, '42),
their second child, a son, Edward Marvin, October 26, 1950.
, Mr. and Mrs. Paul W. Johnson (Margaret Gessert, '44), their
first child, a daughter, Margaret Lynn, February 13, 1950.
Lieut, and Mrs. Robert Bayless, ex '45 (Carol McCutcheon, '45),
their second child, a daughter, Barbara Lee, October 3, 1950.
Rev. and Mrs. J. Calvin Leonard (Dorothea Lehman, '45), a
daughter, Elizabeth Suzanne, March 15, 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. Raoul Lynn (Nancy Towler Russell, 45). their
second chi'd, a daughter Barbara Lynn, Novembf- 10, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. John R. Moore, '47 (Constance Hawkins, '48),
their first child, a son, John Richard, Jr., August 25, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Raymond D. Smith (Mary Agnes Dellinger, '47),
their first child, a son, Theron Brockway, November 17, 1950.
Rev. and Mrs. Leroy Victor Secrcst. '47, their first child, a son,
Leroy Victor. Jr., November 30, 1950.
Mr. and Mrs. Harold Kidder, ex '48 (Catherine Sisk. '46), their
second child, a daughter. Carol Lvnn, March 7. '195 1.
Rev. and Mrs. Max Willocks, '49 (Neysa Nerene Ferguson. '46),
their second child, a son, Samuel David Willocks, February
Mr. and Mrs. John M. Poland, '49 (Gwyneth Williams '49),
their first child, a son, John Richard. February 4. 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Henry Reeve. '49 (Shirley Ballard Reeve.
'491 their first thild. a son. Alan Robert. Januarv 19, 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. William Dinges, ex '49 (Beth McCall. ex '51),
their first child, a daughter, Linda Beth, December 30. 1950.
Captain and Mrs. Ivan Chambers. '50, their first child, a daughter,
Sharon Kay, Tanuary 17, 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Stovall, ex '50 (Virginia Cress, '49),
their first child, a son, February 8,' 1951.
Mr. and Mrs. Neal M. Burchfield. ex '51 fVema_Henrv. ex '50),
a son. Richard Neal. March 8, 1951.
Mr and Mrs. Herrmn Middleton. their second child, a daughter.
Kathle-n Hart. March 6. 1951. in Newark. Delaware. Mr.
Middleton tnueht drama at Maryville last year.
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Stokes Collins, their fourth child, a daughter
Maria Melissa. October 27. 1950 at Cornwall-on Hudson, New
York. Mr. Collins, who taught German and French at Mary-
ville College from 1935 to 1945, and is now with the State
Department, is still in Russia.
ALPHA GAMMA SIGMA
On April 26 the annual recognition
of newly elected members of Alpha
Gamma Sigma, scholarship honor so-
ciety, was held at the morning chapel
hour. The address was given by Dr.
Philip Davidson, Dean of the Gradu-
ate School, Vanderbilt University.
Members of the Class of 1951 elect-
ed to Alpha Gamma Sigma are: Lucy
L. Carrick, Duquesne, Pa.; Anderson
D. Clark, Lewistown, Pa.-. Janet E.
Cummings, Maryville, daughter of
Airs. John W. Cummings of the facul-
ty and the late Dean Cummings and
sister of Margaret Cummings Camp-
bell, '50; James C. Dance, Knoxville;
Delbert L. Earisman, Ne". Cumber-
land, Pa.; David H. Grubbs, Fairview,
Pa., brother of Merrill H. Grubbs, '48;
Henry W. Heaps, Pylesville, Md.,
brother of Jeanne L. Heaps, '47, and
Ruth Heaps Burkins, '50; Lucie Jean
Hunt Branch, Elizabeihton, sister of
Mary Elizabeth Hunt Perry, '47; Lois
E. Johanson, Leeds, Alabama; Richard
A. Lane, Maryville, a collateral descen-
dant of Isaac Anderson, founder of
Maryville College; James E. Latham,
New Brighton, Pa.; Louise M. Lloyd,
Maryville, daughter of President and
Mrs. Lloyd and sister of Vcmon, '41,
Hal, '43, and Ruth Lloyd Kramer, '47;
Joseph W. McNiell, Townsend, brother
of Stuart P. McNiell, '50; Robert L.
Newman, Delrose; George E. Ogle,
Pitcairn, Pa.; Joseph R. Poland, Bever-
ly Shores, Ind., brother of John M.
Poland, '49; Lincoln Shimomura,
Princeton, New Jersey.
Six seniors were elected by the Stu-
dent Council and Executive Council
of the Faculty to "Who's Who Among
Students in American Colleges and
Carol Corbett, Jacksonville, Florida,
(sister of Louise Corbett Owen, '46)
is president of Women's Student Gov-
ernment Association and has been a
member of the varsity debate squad and
of Pi Kappa Delta, national honorary
forensics fraternity, since her sophomore
year. She is also in Writers' Workshop
and active in dramatics.
Janet Cummings, of Maryville, has
been Vice-President, Secretarv, and Nu
Gamma Leader of the YWCA, has
been in the Student Council two
years and in the College Choir four
years, and was elected to Alpha Gamma
Jim Lester, Homewood, Alabama,
(brother of Rush Lester, ex '49) is
President of the Senior Class, is in
the YM cabinet, has played varsity
football for four years, and last year
was President of the Athletic Associa-
Louise Lloyd, of Maryville, is Presi-
dent of the YWCA and a member of
the Student Council. She has been in
the College Choir four years, is a mem-
ber of Tau Kappa Chi, honorary music
fraternity, and of Alpha Gamma Sigma.
George Ogle, of Pitcairn, Pennsylvania,
is President of the YMCA ind a mem-
ber of the Student Council. He w.as
on the Coordinating Council of the
Men's Student Organization last year.
He was elected to Alpha Gamma
Joe Poland, Beverly Shores, Indiana,
President of the Student Body, a cheer
leader, a member of Theta Alpha Phi,
national honorary dramatic fraternity,
and of Alpha Gamma Sigma.
SENIOR CLASS GIFT
The Class of 1951 has pledged the largest gift ever made to the College
as a Senior Class Gift. They have pledged $3,800 toward- the chapel fund
and have designated it for the workshop in connection with the Little Theater
in the Chapel. A plaque will be put in the room to show that it was given
by the Class of 1951. This very generous gift is deeply appreciated by the
Senior^ students who were honored hy election to Alplm Gamma Sigma and to
"Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities" are, left,
from top to bottom: Lucie Branch, Lucy Carrick, Andy Clark, )anet Cummings,
Carol Corbett, ]immy Dance, Del Earisman, Dave Grubb, Henry Heaps, Lois
lolianson. Right, top to bottom: Dick Lane, Jim Latham, Jim Lester, Louise
Lloyd, Joe McNiell, Bob Newman, George Ogle, Joe Poland, and Lincoln
Here And There
Lloyd E. Foster, Executive Secretary of the Birmingham
Chamber of Commerce, retired on December 31, after twenty
years of service. He and Mrs. Foster (Minnie McGinley, ex '08)
were honored at a testimonial dinner and two bound volumes of
letters from friends and admirers were presented to Mr. Foster.
He has won wide recognition as a leader in his field and has
served as president of the Alabama Chamber of Commerce
Executives, president of the Southern Commerce Executives
Association, and president of the American Chamber of Com-
Rev. Theron Alexander, who retired last year, sti'l preaches
nearly every Sunday, does hospital service, and deep sea fishing
in Florida. He and his wife live near their son, Theron Jr., '35,
Ned N. Skolnick recently returned for a brief visit, particular-
ly to express his gratitude to Dr. Will T. Bartlett, '01, who
lives in Maryville. At the age of seven, Mr. Skolnick earned
what he could carrying bags at a New York railroad station. It
was in this way that he met Dr. Bartlett, then a young minister.
"He took me out and bought me shoes and clothes," said Mr.
Skolnick, "and then took me home with him and later sent me
to Maryville College, where I spent a year and a half in the prep
department." He spent some of his time in Maryvillr with Dr.
Bartlett's mcther and was also befriended by the late Miss
Margaret Henry. Mr. Skolnick now lives in Indianapolis, where
he is executive vice president and secretary of the United Home
Life Insurance Company, which he helped found.
Rev. Robert C. Cross has resigned as pastor of the Mem-
orial Presbyterian Church, Birmingham, Alabama, to eo to
Munford, Tennessee, where he has accepted a call to the Mun-
ford Church and the Millington Church at Lucy, Tennessee.
An interesting letter from Ruth C. Newell says, "For the past
year I have been Matron in one of the girls' dormitories at
State Teachers College, Framingham, Massachusetts. I have 110
girls in my large hall, freshmen and sophomores. This work is
most interesting and constantly challenging. I recommend it for
keeping one younger in spirit."
Mrs. Jasper Morgan Cox (Dexter Clayton) has been appoint-
ed counselor for literature and audio-visual materials at the
Chicago branch of the Presbyterian Distribution Service of the
Board of Christian Education.
Mrs. Man' Kate Duskin (Mary Kate Lewis) was named At-
lanta's Woman of the Year in Professions for 1950. She has
been executive director of the Atlanta YWCA since 1937.
Under her leadership it has grown tremendously in member-
ship, in staff, in budget, and last year erected a new building
for the Negro branch and contracted for a new building for
the Central branch.
The Alumni Office is in receipt of a reprint from the Journal
of Biological Chemistry, entitled "Polypeptin, An Antibiotic
From a Member of the Baccillus Circulans Group." by Stacey
F. Howell. Mr. Howell, who has been chief biochemist at the
Venereal Disease Research Laboratory of the U. S. Public Health
Service, Staten Island, N. Y., has recently joined the staff
of the Kirksville College. of Osteopathy and Surgery, Kirksville,
Missouri, as Professor of Biochemistry.
G. Hurst Paul, ex '21, has been appointed associate editor
of the News Leader, afternoon daily newspaper in Richmond,
Virginia. Mr. Paul's father was a Methodist pastor of the
James Arthur Milling now lives in Albuquerque. He is with
the Veterans Administration at the University of New Mexico.
Dr. Sam H. Franklin, Jr., and Mrs. Franklin (Dorothy
Winters, '25) returned from Japan at Christmas time to take
special work at Union Theological Seminary, New York, this
Stuart McC. Rohre was assigned as a chaplain at the Brooke
Army Hospital, San Antonio, in December, 1950. He is Senior
Chaplain at the Brooke Army Medical Center in addition to
his other duties. He states that he has had the opportunity to
minister to a number of Korean casualties.
"General Psychology for College Students" by Wendell W.
Cruze, Professor of Psychology at Wilson Teachers College, in
Washington, was published in January. This is Dr. Cruze's
second textbook. The first, "Educational Psychology," published
in 1942, has been used as a text at a large number of colleges
and universities. He is working on a third manuscript and
anticipates publication in early 1952.
James Albert Cox has recently changed jobs and is now Cost
Accountant with the Peerless Steel Equipment Company of
Elizabeth Hyder Greer is serving as chairman of the Blount
County campaign for the Cancer Society.
Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Schweinler. Jr. (Fronie French) are
living in Boston for the present. Mr. Schweinler will receive
his Ph. D. from M. I. T. soon.
Rev. Albert Lee Tull, of Vernon, Indiana, is taking post-
graduate work at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary this year.
Rev. Stewart H. Butten has moved from Bradford. Ohio, to
Emory University, Georgia.
Rev. and Mrs. James R. Beard (Mary McArthur) are now at
home at 850 Oxmoor Road, Homewood. Alabama. Mr. Beard has
been installed pastor of the Edgewood Presbyterian Church,
Rev. Ravmond J. Dollenmayer was installed as Associate
Pastor of East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Penn-
sylvania, on March 4. President Lloyd preached the sermon at
Mrs. Henry B. Fairman (Edith Olson) and her husband
have moved to Dayton, Ohio. Mr. Fairman is pastor of the
First Congregational Christian Church there.
The new address of Porter French is 7201 Clinton Avenue,
Cleveland, Ohio. He is pastor of the First Congregational Church.
Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Marston (Virginia Thompson, '31) have
moved to Jackson, Tennessee. Mr. Marston is regional super-
visor of the State Vocational Education work for West Ten-
Major Albert G. Kamell, an Air Force Chaplain, is stationed
in Japan. He wrote about a very interesting trip he had last
October on the island of Hokkaido, and reports that his work
is rapidly progressing.
Pauline L. Throne is now on the Social Service Staff at
the Veterans Administration Hospital at Wilmington, Delaware.
Rev. George W. Hoglan has resigned as pastor of the Central
Presbyterian Church, Russellville, Arkansas to enter the Navy
Charles E. Lewis is living in Hixson, Tennessee. His work
is in Chattanooga where he is Supervisor of Material Procure-
ment for the Norge Division, Borg-Warner Corporation. He is
married and has two daughters, Mary Margaret and Charlotte
Rev. Ernest D. Mathews received the Master of Theology
degree last spring from Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. He
and Mrs. Mathews (Eula Sibcy, '35) have returned to their
work in Yucatan, Mexico.
Mr. and Mrs. Charles A. Rowan (Mary Florence Hyde) have
recently returned from Japan and are now located at 5910
Ryland Drive, Bethesda, Maryland.
Major Merritt O. Slawson recently was given the B'nai B'rith
Award of Interfaith Goodwill for outstanding service as an Air
Force Chaplain. Three awards are given annually, to an Air
Force, Army, and Navy Chaplain, as a memorial to the spirit
of sacrifice and devotion exemplified by the four chaplains who
gave their lives to save others during the sinking of the USS
Dorchester in 1943. Chaplain Slawson has been in the Air
Force since 1942 and is now on his way to an assignment in
England. For the present Mrs. Slawson (Katherine Montgomery,
'37) and their two children are in Maryville.
Rev. Robert E. Lodwick, Jatai, Goiaz, Brazil, is a very busy
man. Recently he made an evangelistic trip of 600 miles in
14 days. He preached 24 times to 1 160 people in isolited country
homes and in street meetings in the towns.
J. Esther Montgomery received her Master of Science degree
in Home Management from the University of Tennessee in
1950 and is this year teaching Home Economics at Brevard
''-^e, North Carolina.
R~v. T ance Sin-'ktr-n Staley's new address is 231 State Street,
Rev. Samuel Miller Houck received a Master of Theology
degree from Union Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, in May
Walter K. Maude, formerly of Jackson, Kentucky, is now at
171 Market Street, Lexington, Kentucky, where he i^ executive
secretary and stated clerk of Lexington-Ebenezer Presbytery,
of the Presbyterian Church, U. S. Mrs. Maude was Frances
Rev. Robert L. McKibben is Field Director of the Board of
Christian Education in the Synod of Baltimore.
Rev. and Mrs. Paul Bauer (Marian Lodwick) have moved
from Pittsburgh to Corry, Pennsylvania, where Mr. Bauer is
pastor of the First Presbyterian Church.
Frank P. Donovan, Jr., ex '38, who is Special Representative
with the Minneapolis & St. Louis Railway Companv, has sent
to the library a copy of his book "Mile-posts on the Prairie," the
story of that railroad. Mr. Donovan says he has been more or
less in the railroad-writing field ever since leaving Tennessee,
and hopes to do the history of another road.
Robert W. Kleemeier, ex '38, is Director of the Moosehaven
Research Laboratory, Orange Park, Florida. Moosehaven is a
home for more than three hundred aged and dependent mem-
bers of the Loyal Order of Moose and the Research Laboratory
has been set up to study problems of Eging— social, economic, and
Dorothea Painter (Mrs. Leonard Muse), ex '38, graduated
from Livingstone Academy, Washington, D. C, lart October.
This is a dress designing school.
William O. McGill and Mrs. McGill (Joy Corrigan, '40) are
settled in the growing suburban town of Wheeling in the
Chicago area where Mr. McGill is pastor of the town's only
church. He also is working on his Master's degree, directing
community recreation and writing occasional pieces for church
Edward A. Jussely, formerly located at Waynesboro, Mississippi,
has accepted the pastorate of the Panthersville Presbyterian
Church, Decatur, Georgia.
Rev. John Magill has resigned as pastor of the First Presby-
terian Church, Monmouth, Illinois, to accept a call to the his-
toric Abington Presbyterian Church, Abington, Pennsylvania.
Mr. Magill will be the fifteenth minister of Abington Church,
which was founded in 1714. He and Mrs. Magill (Louise Wells,
'41) have two children.
Ruth Mack Dennis last summer, after listening tc a "Meet
the Press" program on Korea, sent in her comments and was
awarded the $250 edition of the Encyclopedia Americana for
writing the outstanding letter of the week.
Dr. James H. Thompson, assistant professor of economics and
business administration at the University of West Virginia, has
collaborated in preparing a carefully documented report on the
shortcomings of the West Virginia Tax Limitation Amendment
Rev. Warren G. Corbett, of Blackey, Kentucky, is taking
postgraduate 'work at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary this year.
Dr. and Mrs. Clement F. Hahn (Mary Anna Casady, '40)
and daughter Joy Andrea are residing in Berea, Kentucky. Dr.
Hahn has accepted a position with Berea College as resident
college dentist. He was graduated from the Baltimore College
of Dental Surgery, University of Maryland, in the Class of 1950.
Vernon Lloyd has been called back into the Air Force and is
now at Rosweli, New Mexico. His wife and daughter are re-
maining for the present in Kansas City.
Rev. John M. Magee has accepted a call to the First Presby-
terian Church, Union City, Tennessee. He and Mrs. Magee
(Margaret Sisk, '40) are living at 1017 Exchange Street,
Union City, Tennessee.
Mr. and Mrs. Stanley D. Musgrave (Katherine Ogilvie) have
moved to Champaign, Illinois. Mr. Musgrave received his
doctorate from Cornell in October, 1950, and is now Assistant
Professor of Dairy Science in the University of Illinois. They
have bought a home and think they will be very happy in their
Lily Pinneo returned from Africa just before Christmas after
a full term of four years with the Sudan Interior Mission in
Nigeria. She will continue further study at the Maternity
Center Berwind Branch, New York City, beginning in the fall.
Eloise Zimmerman Rogers lives in Roxboro, North Carolina,
and has five children.
By means of tape recorder, Roland W. Tapp, pastor of the
Community Church, Garberville, California, brings his Sunday
worship service to the homes of shut-ins among his people.
The First Presbyterian Church of Minot, North Dakota, of
which Jack L. Zerwas is pastor, participates in an International
Exchange Sunday program with one of the United Churches of
Brandon, Canada. The evening radio program is entided "Even-
Mr. and Mrs. Fred D. Carper (Marie Fawcett) have recently
moved from Carlisle, Pennsylvania to Canonsburg, Pennsylvania,
where they are building a new home. They have two daughters,
Bonnie Linn, born December 1, 1946 and Linda Sue, born
September 28, 1949. Mr. Carper is an installer for the H. C.
Rev. Frank Moore Cross, who is teaching in Wellesley
College, presented a paper before the Society of Biblical Litera-
ture in New York December 28 entitled "Some Canaanite De-
vices in the Song of Deborah." Mr. Cross also reviewed "A
Remapping of the Bible World" for the Westminster Bookman.
Mrs. James W. Kirchner (Christene Landfear), ex '42, received
her Master's degree in Human Relations from Ohio University,
June 11, 1950. She is continuing on in her job at Ohio Uni-
versity as Director of the Westminster Foundation. (See Mar-
Dr. and Mrs. Charles McCammon and their two children
have gone to Oakland, California to make their home. Dr. Mc-
Cammon is with the Public Health Department in California.
A heart attack last June and minor ones since have compelled
Francis M. Seely, Lampang, Thailand, to take an extended
rest of several months in Chiangmai. He and Mrs. Seely (Ruth
West, '40) have six children.
Dr. Paul E. Sieber is a Major in the Medical Corps of the
2nd Infantry Division in Korea.
Capt. Fred Speer has been reported missing in action in
Korea, where he had been since September. Capt. Speer's last
letter to his wife was dated November 24, 1950. A friend in
Korea has written that he heard a Communist propaganda
broadcast from Peiping, listing Capt. Speer as a prisoner. Mrs.
Speer and their two sons live in Maryville, as do his parents.
Rev. and Mrs. George C. Tibbetts have recently moved from
Coatesville, Pennsylvania, to Newportville, Pennsylvania, where
Mr. Tibbetts is pastor of the Presbyterian Church.
Richard W. Watkins, Jr., is an active young lawyer. He is
president of the Flint Judicial Circuit Bar Association. He is
' also very active in all civic work in his home town of Jackson,
Michael, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Baker (Martha Helen
Rawlings ex '43), died January 13, 1951. He was a year and a
half old. The Bakers live in Florida and have one other son.
Mrs. Henry Greve (Jessie Reed) finds life interesting at her
home in Newport, Delaware. The reason— a son David, aged
two years. Alice Reed is living in Winthur, Delaware, and
Willa is a First Lieutenant stationed at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.
Rev. Guy E. Lambert has recently assumed the pastorate of
the First Presbyterian Church in Burlington, New Jersey. Mrs.
Lambert was Dorothy Gessert, '42.
Rose Pinneo is teaching student nurses at the West Jersey
Hospital in Camden. New Jersey and reports she is enjoying
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Roseborough are now living in Monroe,
Louisiana. Mr. Roseborough is with Sears Roebuck & Company.
Mrs. Roseborough will be remembered as Barbara Jean Burnett,
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ellis Williams (Oliver Ruth Stribling)
are living in Portsmouth, Virginia. Mr. Williams is a Philco
Field Engineer and at present is working at the Norfolk Navy
Gabriel Gait Williamson has resigned from First Church,
Seward, Nebraska, to accept a cail as Minister of Education,
First Church, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Mrs. King H. Brooker (Kay Liddell, ex '44) is living in San
Diego, California. She has a baby daughter, Joan, eighteen
months old. Her husband is a NBC radio announcer in San
Rev. Lyle M. Knaupp has resigned from Westfir Community
Church, Westfir, Oregon, to accept the pastorate of the Roseway
Community Church, Portland, Oregon.
Rev. Paul H. Moehlman has moved from Decatur, Illinois,
to the Westminster House, Nashville, Tennessee. He is the
University Pastor, serving about 800 Presbyterian students in
Vanderbilt, George Peabody, and Ward-Belmont. This work
is sponsored by both the Presbyterian Church, U. S. A. and
the Presbyterian Church, U. S.
Lieut. Robert W. Bayless, ex '45, has purchased a home in
West Palm Beach, Florida, where his mother, wife (Carol
McCutcheon. '45) and children will live while he is in service.
Jeanne Bellcrjeau wrote from Bangkok in December that
she is otill at the task of learning Thai and finds it possible now
to converse in simple phrases. She saw both Dr. George Callahan,
'20, and Cy Brown, '30, on their world trips.
The Lockport, New York, Junior Chamber of Commerce
recently sponsored a ten-day observance of Americanism. Donald
F. Black, ex '45, as an enthusiastic member, volunteered to live
on a Russian diet for five days to prove the difference in the two
ways of living. His diet consisted of bologna, cabbage, beets,
rye bread and tea. Mrs. Black (Mary Curtis, '45) reported that
her husband's diet was only of slightly more caloric content than
that of their eight-months-old son.
Peggy Ann Case, R. N., writes from Sangli, India, about her
arrival there about the first of December and her language
studies since that time. She is only a short distance from Miraj
Medical Centre where she will be working after studying Marathi
Mr. and Mrs. Horace H. Coburn (Hope Pleyl) and daughter
Lynn, are located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, where Mr. Co-
burn is Associate Professor of Physics at Moravian College. Hope
reports meeting Mrs. Jack Cole (Evelvn Darragh, '39) and Mrs.
Robert H. Reeve (Shirley Ballard, '49) at A. A. II. W. meet-
Livingston Reid Hislon, ex '45, is working as a bacteriologist
in the 6th Army Medical Laboratory. He has organized a Glee
Club within his unit which he writes "has plenty of promise."
Mr. and Mrs. Carroll Wayland James (Helen Marie Wilson)
are living in Los Angeles, California. Mrs. James is working in the
Registrar's office of George Pepperdine College and Mr. James
is teaching freshman Bible and advanced Greek. He is also
studying at the University of Southern California toward his
doctorate in theology.
Dr. Odencrantz (June Townsend) visited the campus in
January. Her home is in New Burnswick, New Jersey. Her
brother Jim is a senior at Maryville this year.
Lucille Elizabeth Sitler wrote last fall, "This August I under-
went a spinal fusion operation and at last am on the slow road
to recovery. This has meant that I have been unable to continue
my position at Eli Lilly's but I hope to return in January 1951.
These automobile accidents can be treacherous." She lives in
Phvllis Taft, ex '46. is working with the Tacoma Clinic of
Neurologv and Psychiatry, Tacoma, Washington.
Wallace E. Easter has resigned as assistant pastor of the First
Presbyterian Church. Niagara Falls, New York, to °o to Bethel
Church. Lackawanna, New York.
Last December Rev. William Ranck Grosh was ordained to
the Sacred Order of Priests at St. Christopher's Episcopal Church,
Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii. Mr. Grosh has been serving as vicar of
St. Matthew's Community Episcopal Church at Waimiualo,
Oahu. Mrs. Grosh is the former Frances Harris, '44.
Dorothy C. Jones is now in Japan as a Special Services Rec-
reational Director. She arrived in Yokohama on February 28 and
was assigned to a Service Club in the Northern Command, where
she will be responsible for the planning and execution of a
well-rounded recreation program for service men in that area.
For three years John R. Moore has been head of the biology
department at Lees-McRae College, Banner Elk, North Caro-
lina. Last summer he was granted a fellowship by the University
of Virginia for graduate work at the Biological Station at Moun-
tain Lake, Virginia. Friends of Mrs. Moore will remember her as
Constance Hawkins, '48.
In addition to being pastor of two churches in the Cincinnati
area, Raymond H. Swartzback" is doing graduate work in phil-
osophy at the University of Cincinnati. He is the Bemardine
Orme Fellow of his seminary class.
Jean Cate Tarwater was graduated from the University of
Tennessee College of Medicine, Memphis, on March 19.
Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Russell Wilson (Elizabeth Saint, '48)
sailed September 26, 1950, for Iran and had a safe journey.
They are stationed at Tabriz. Fred's mother went with them
and is assisting in a woman's center in Teheran.
Milford W. Castrodale, Jr., is taking an internship in a coun-
try charge near Elkton, Maryland. He writes that "it is hard
work but enjoyable." He will return to Princeton Seminary in
the fall for his senior year.
James Spencer Henry is in his third year at the University
of Tennessee College of Medicine in Memphis.
Norman Martin MacDowell, ex '48, is continuing his studies
at Union Seminars 7 , Richmond, Virginia.
Mr. and Mrs. Maurice Scott McCIure (Margaret Messer, '45)
are living in the manse of the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church,
Lambertville, New Jersey. Scott is the student pastor.
Mildred Orr, who will receive her Master's degree at Mc-
Cormick Seminar}' in May, has accepted a position as religious
director at the Sidney, Ohio, Presbyterian Church. The wife of
the minister of that church is the former Dorothea Lehman, '45.
Sam H. Pemberton received his call back into the Army and
was to report on March 22.
Marjorie L. Pritchett is teaching in the Murray County High
Mr. and Mrs. Richard Francis Scruggs (Margaret Cross, '46)
are located in West Memphis, Arkansas, where Richard is assist-
ant director of Crittendon Memorial Hospital.
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Smith (Barbara Eggleston, '49) are living
in Memphis. Mr. Smith is teaching in the University of Ten-
nessee extension division, and Mrs. Smith is working in the
library of the Memphis State College.
Frank Still attended the Universitv of Tennessee College of
Law and is now with the FBI. He and Mrs. Still (see Marriages)
will reside in San Diego, California.
Nanette Wooton lives in Evansville, Indiana. She is a Field
Director of the Evansville Council of Girl Scouts.
The new address of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Broyles is 102 Bob
Wallace Avenue, Huntsville, Alabama. Sam is working at the
Huntsville Ordnance plant.
George David Campbell is student pastor of McNaugher
Memorial United Presbyterian Church in Pittsburgh, Pa. This
church was established by Mrs. Campbell's great grandfather.
Mrs. Campbell was formerly Margaret Cummings, '50.
Marianna Hayes Gillespie (see Marriages) is now employed
PRESBYTERIAN MEN ELECT
David W. Proffitt, '16, of Maryville, was elected in February
as President of the National Council of Presbyterian men. He
served last year as First Vice-
President and two years ago
as Vice-President for the
Southern Region. The Na-
tional Council wis organized
three years ago. The first
president was Charles J.
Turck, President of Macales-
ter College, St. Paul, and the
second was Lem I . Jones, a
business man of Kansas City.
Mr. Proffitt is the third presi-
dent. "Proffitt's Store," of
which he is the founder and
head, is well known to all
college students of the past
thirty years. Mrs. Proffitt (Gray Webb, '16) also is prominent
in the Presbyterian Church. She is now a member of the Board
of Christian Education and was formerly President of the Synodi-
cal Society of Mid-South and a member of the Executive Com-
mittee of the National Council of Women's Organizations.
in the Personnel Division of the Service Department of E. I.
duPont de Nemours Company in Wilmington and her husband
is employed in the chemical department of the duPont Experi-
mental Station in Wilmington.
Charles Haun Huffman, Seaman Apprentice (Musician), is
taking an advanced course at the U. S. Naval School of Music,
Washington. D. C.
Harold Hunter and his wife (Barbara Bertholf) have left the
University of Wisconsin and are in Princeton, New Jersey,
where Harold entered the Seminary in March. Barbara has a
position at a bank in Princeton.
Juanita Johnson is a student at McCormick Theological Sem-
inar)' this year.
Carol Louise Jones was commissioned a Lieutenant in the
United States Air Force on December 15, 1950, at the Lackland
Air Force Base, San Antonio.
Dale Motsinger, ex '49, was graduated from Georgia Institute
of Technology in March and expected to start work April 2
with the Ethvl Corporation in Baton Rouge, Louisiann.
Margaret J. Pritchett is taking nurses' training at Fmory Uni-
R. Delmas Watson is a middler at Union Theological Semi-
nary, Richmond, Virginia.
Margaret Temma Weaver received her M. A. from the Library
School of Peabody September 1, 1950. She is working as a
cataloaer in the Library at Mary Washington College, Fredericks-
burg, Virginia. She writes she likes the work and the community
very much. Dr. Zoe Carroll Black, on the Maryville College
faculty from 1932 to 1936, is in the biology department there.
John Bender was ordained as a minister February 25, in the
First Christian Church of Maryville. He will receive his degree
from Johnson Bible College in May. He is pastor of the Ewing,
Robert D. Boring, ace M. C. baseballer, has been drafted by
the Rochester Redwings of the International League. He and
Hugh Hamil, '51, played for Eliza bethton of the Appalachian
League last summer.
Lt. Roy Cox, ex '50, is the winner of a Silver Star Medal for
holding an outpost against heavy enemy attacks in South Korea.
He has been twice wounded, "but not bad enough to be
evacuated." However, he developed rheumatic fever and at last
report .was in Fort Benning Army Hospital for treatment.
John Ferris, in the Navy, is stationed on Guam. He says the
beaches are good and he swims at every opportunity.
Ben Gearhart is at Camp Atterbury, Indiana. He is singing
with the 28th Division Glee Club. He writes he is enjoying life
but misses Maryville.
Ray Kirby, in the Air Force, is stationed at Scott Air Force
Base, Illinois, where he is serving as a Welfare Specialist with
the Wing Chaplain.
Carl L. Lindsay, Jr., is studying law at night school while
continuing his work with the Camden Fire Insurance Association.
We hear that Marian T. McBride joined the WAF in January.
Paul Rector McNiel is traveling for Proctor & Gamble Soap
Co. His headquarters are in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Kenneth Hugh Newell has a student pastorate in Blaine, Ohio.
Ray Packard is now in the army and is stationed at Fort Dix,
New Jersey. He expects to be through basic training early in
Charles A. Warner is working for an engineering firm in his
home town, Blue Ridge Summit. Pennsylvania.
Mary Matlock Watt and her brother James, a member of the
class of 1951, were taken under care of Union Presbytery at the
same time as candidates for full-time Christian service. Mary is
looking toward work in the foreign mission field and James
toward the ministry. They are the children of Floyd R. Watt,
'21. Mary is teaching in the Greenback elementary school this
Of those who graduated in December 1950:
Delbert Earisman is in the Army, and is just now starting an
eleven-months' course in the Army Language School near Mon-
Virginia F. Schwarz is a professional trainee at the Personnel
Research Center, in Philadelphia.
William H. Shields is attending the University of Tennessee
Law School in Knoxville.
Robert R. Williams is student pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church, Haines, Alaska, where Mrs. Williams (Dorothea Fried-
rich, °4 C1 ) has been working for a year in Haines House. (See
Marriages) They wil! return in August to Louisville where Bob
will enter Louisville Presbyterian Seminary.
Lawrence F. Major, ex '51. entered the Air Force December
27, 1950. His basic training was at Lackland Air Base, San
Antonio, Texas. From there he was sent to Francis F. Warren
Air Force Base, Wyoming.
Charles Gahagan, ex '51, in the Navy, left this country in
November and spent Christmas in Trieste.
Constance Jeffery, ex '51, will graduate from the University of
Washington this year with a major in elementary education. She
plans to teach next year in the public schools of Seattle, Wash-
Lewis Disbrow, ex '52, was called back into Service in the
fall. Mrs. Disbrow of the College staff joined him at Christmas
but will return for the last month of the semester to work on the
Special Studies program. They are living at 309 Cantey Road,
Columbia, South Carolina.
Conrad Eaddv, ex '52, was called back into the Marines last
fall and is on the permanent personnel staff at Camp Lejeune,
North Carolina. He is assistant director of the Chapel Choir and
directed "The Seven Last Words" on Good Friday and a sun-
rise service on Easter. Mrs. Eaddy (Alice Archibald) of the
music faculty has visited him several times and expects to join him
permanently at the end of the college year.
Irene Launitz, ex '52, is studying piano with Guy Maier in
Los Angeles, California.
Charles Cash, ex '53, is working with the V. A. office in
Louisville, Kentucky, and attending the University of Louisville
Cpl. Clarence B. Shepherd is stationed at Camp Kilmer, New
Jersey. He is working in the Army Hospital as a surgical techni-
cian in the operating room.
Nellie Bartlett Cort, 78, died in Hollister, Missouri, on Febru-
ary 25, 1951, at the age of 92 years and 7V 2 months. She was
the oldest living graduate of Maryville College (in terms of date
of graduation). Mrs. Cort was the daughter of Professor Alex-
ander Bartlett and the niece of President Peter Mason Bardett,
third president of the College. After graduation she taught a year
in the Preparatory Department and then went to Utah under the
Presbyterian Board of National Missions. There she met and
married Rev. Arthur B. Cort, also a missionary. In 1887, they
and their two small daughters traveled by covered wagon to
Washington and for fourteen years continued their mission work
there. In 1901 Mrs. Cort returned to Maryville to enter her two
daughters in the Prep. Department and Mr. Cort worked in the
mountain-: f Kentucky. Later they moved to Missouri and since
1923 Mrs. Cort had lived in Hollister, where Mr. Cort died in
1933. She is survived by her two daughters. Mrs. Cora Cort
Taylor, Prep. '03, and Mrs. Edna Cort Palmer, Prep. '06, five
grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
According to the Alumni Office records the next oldest gradu-
ate is Horace McBath of the Class of 1881. However, he has
been "lost" since 1943 and it may be that he has died. Leroy S.
Hanna, '82, is living in St. Petersburg, Florida. The Office has
heard that Millard Fillmore Sparks, '82. died manv years ago
but has never been able to verify that fact.
Dr. Andrew Wade Morton, '01, died suddenly March 26, 1951,
in San Francisco, at the age of 82. He attended Maryville from
1881 to 1889, graduated from the University of Tennessee
Medical College in 1892, and returned to Maryville in 1900-
1901 to receive the B. A. degree. The College conferred an
honorary degree upon him in 1929. He first practiced in
Colorado but for fifty years has been in California. Dr. Morton
was a world renowned phvsician and surgeon. He did the first
bone graft and was one of the first doctors in the United States
to take up spinal anaesthesia. He developed the technique and
demonstrated it all over the world. In 1944 he gave the Almuni
Dinner address on the progress of medicine in "One Doctor's
Life." He had a large private hospital in San Francisco, Sts.
John Hospital. At the time of his death he was planning a trip
to the Middle East and India. He had written President Lloyd
that he would be in Maryville March 29 and had asked for the
addresses of Maryville alumni in that part of the world. He is
survived by a daughter and a son, Andrew Wade, Jr., '29, and
Eustis Julian Frazier, '11, died at a hospital in Cleveland,
Tennessee, November 18, 1950, aged 67. Mr. Frazier was a
prominent Bradley County educator, having held a number of
important positions. He had been president of the East Tennes-
see Education Association and had served as High School Princi-
pal and as Bradley County Superintendent of -Schools. At the
time of his death he was a member of the Bradley High School
Joseph Calvin Bittle, Prep. '12, died September 2, 1950, after
a short illness. He was engaged in the produce business for many
years before he became active in the real estate business in
Maryville. He is survived by his wife, a sister, and other rela-
Robert Lyle McNutt, Prep. '19, died suddenly in February, at
the Blount Hotel in Maryville, Tennessee. He is survived ,by
William Reid Garrison, ex '19, died of a heart attack October
18, 1950, at Charlotte, North Carolina. He had long been in
school work and at the time of his death was principal of an
important elementary school.
Mrs. Arthur R. Buffat (Martha Lois Adams, '27) died at her
home in Miami, Florida, January 4, 1951. Her husband died
just two months before.
Francis Alvin McCann, '31, died suddenly from coronary oc-
clusion December 17, 1950, at his home in Millersville, Penn-
sylvania. Mr. McCann received the M. A. degree from the Uni-
versity of Tennessee in 1933 and at the time of his death was
Professor of Biology at Millersville State College. Mrs. McCann
was Barbara B. Lyle, '32. They have two young sons.
William C. Frishe, '35, died November 17, 1950, in Detroit,
Michigan. He received the M. S. degree from the University of
Cincinnati and the Ph. D. degree from Indiana University. He
taught chemistry and chemical engineering at several institu-
tions and at the time of his death was Professor of Chemical
Engineering at the University of Detroit. He had numerous pub-
lications in the field of chemical engineering mathematics and
was a member of several honorary fraternities. He is survived by
his wife (Eleanore Pfianze, '36), and four children, his parents,
a sister, Helen Frishe Gates, ex '35, and three brothers, one of
whom is Mark Frishe, ex '38. Two of his college friends have
given books on chemistry to the College Library in his memory.
Professor C. Hodge Mathes, educator and writer, died Febru-
ary' 11. 1951, at Johnson City, Tennessee, aged 72. Professor
Mathes taught Greek at Maryville from 1903 to 1911. He left to
become Dean of East Tennessee State College and held that
position until his retirement in 1949. Since then he had been
teaching languages at Milligan College. For many years he was
Secretary of the Tennessee College Association. Mrs. Mathes
and a son and a daughter survive him.
Miss Nan Bird died March 30, 1951 at her home in Jefferson
City after a lingering illness. She was 74 years old. Miss Bird
taught art at Maryville from 1921 to 1937. She is survived by one
brother and two sisters.
Mrs. Ella Rodgers, widow of Dr. M. M. Rodgers. Professor
of Bible at Maryville College from 1926 to 1939, died in Janu-
ary, 1951, in Collinsville, Illinois, where she lived with her
daughter. She is survived also by a son, Paul Dean Rodgers, '31,
SMALL COLLEGE SURVEY
Several inquiries have come as to why Maryville College was
not included in "Good Housekeeping's" annual survey of small
colleges. Maryville was included in the two previous surveys
but this year the magazine changed the survey intc what ap-
pears to be almost an accrediting process and asked each college to
submit extensive reports and fill out a voluminous questionnaire.
There is a general belief among college leaders that too many
individual and departmentalized accrediting agencies are harmful
and Marvville decided not to send in a report.
Baseball, tennis, and track are under way although spring is
late arriving. So far this year wrestling has had the best record.
The squad closed a good season by winning second nlace in the
SEAAU tourney at Chattanooga early in March. They had two
firsts in the tourney; in one the final match was between two
At present the enrolment of men for next year :s uncertain
but it is hoped that all sports can be continued as usual. The
football schedule is still not complete as one or two of the
opponents scheduled have announced they are dropping football,
at least temporarily.
The debate squad of thirteen took part in five debates this
year, including the National Pi Kappa Delta Tournament, at
Stillwater, Oklahoma. Four of the debaters, with Miss Arda
Walker, assistant coach of debate, attended the latter and made
a good record.
The men, Lewis Evans and Newell Witherspoon (son of Helen
Newell, '19, and John K. Witherspoon, ex '19), won three out
of eight debates. The women, Carol Corbett and Carolyn Miller,
won five out of eight and received a rating of Good. Carolyn
Miller also won Good in Women's Oratory. This national tourna-
ment is held every two years and this year 831 debaters from
150 colleges in 35 States took part.
SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS IN THE FINE ARTS
Through the generosity of friends of the College, a fund has
been set up to provide scholarship awards in the fine arts, based
upon competitions conducted by the Division of Fine Arts. It
was decided to conduct the competitions this year in piano, voice,
and art. A bulletin, containing the following general informa-
tion and detailed instiuctions, has been mailed to high schools
and teachers throughout this general area. The awards are, in
piano, $200; in voice, $200; in art, $100. If the winner elects
to attend Maryville College, the College will add a $100 award,
making the totals— piano, $300;' voice, $300; art, $200. These
awards will be made at the close of the competitions on May
12, 1951, tc three individual competitors, one in piano,
one in voice, and one in art. These will te determined by
eminent authorities invited to be judges, whose decision shall
be final. The judges will have power to decide that there is no
winner in a particular competition of sufficient merit to receive
the award. Each award on May 12 will be in the form of a
certificate for the amount indicated, to be applied toward ex-
penses at a college or school of music or art approved by Mary-
ville College. A candidate for competition must be a high school
senior or graduate who has not attended college or professional
school and is planning to do so. In music he must perform in
competition at the College on May 12; in art he must submit a
portfolio containing six examples of his work. In both cases he
must submit his high school record and have the endorsement
of his principal and teacher.
Have you paid your dues, $2.00, for this year? The
fiscal year closes May 31 but your money is good any time.
Mary Wills, Homecoming yueen,
with her two attendants, Ruth
Nicholas and Sally Kemp.
Homecoming Day last fall started off as a beautiful October
day but just as the baibecue was ending that evening it began to
rain and it continued throughout the football game. The queen
Mary Wills, senior from Baltimore, was crowned before the game,
but by the half it was raining so hard the pageant planned could
not be held and the band could not play. The pageant, on the
United Nations and featuring the flags of all the member na-
tions, was held at the next game and was very effective. Students
decorated the dormitories in honor of the returning alumni and
the Pep Committee sponsored a parade in the afternoon which
included twenty floats made by different campus organizations.
The annual Founders Day Address at the Founders Day
service that morning was given by President John A. Mackay of
Princeton Theological Seminary, noted church leader, who spoke
on "God's Springtime in Asia."
Founders Day and Homecoming next fall will be on October
27. The game will be with Carson-Newman, and we will hope
for better weather. Plan now to come.
SOCIAL SECURITY EXTENDED TO COLLEGES
Church-related and private college employees are among the
groups to which Federal Social Security coverage was extended
as of Januarv 1, 1951. Maryville College added it to the Retire-
ment Annuity Plan which it has had in effect for twelve
years. Prior to 1951 educational institutions were not eligible for
At the annual meeting of the Western Section of the World
Presbyterian Alliance in February, President Lloyd was elected
Secretary of the Western Section and Acting American Secretary
of the World Presbyterian Alliance. Sometime ago he was elected
a member of the Central Committee of the World Council of
Churches. Duties in connection with these two appointments
will probably take him to Europe about the middle of the sum-
mer. The Central Committee of the World Council is to meet
August 4-11 in Rolle, Switzerland, and the Executive Committee
of the World Presbyterian Alliance August 13-15 in Basle,
Switzerland. He will probably meet certain other appointments
in Great Britain but will return before the end of August.
Among articles President Lloyd has written in recent months
were one on "Pastors and Presbyterian Union" in Monday Morn-
ing, an article "Can the Presbyterians Get Together Again" in
Presbyterian Life, "Ours is a Cooperative and Uniting Church"
in the Southern California Presbyterian, and "Our Colleges" in
the March 31 issue of Presbyterian Life. On the anniversary ot
the Lloyds' coming to Maryville College in 1930, the faculty
gave twenty roses to Mrs. Lloyd and sent a telegram to President
Lloyd, who was then attending the Southern Association of
Colleges in Richmond. On January 30 faculty and students gave
a reception in the Lloyds' honor.
Professor Howell has been appointed Secretary of the Faculty,
in the place of Dr. Davis, who retired last May. The Howells
have sold their home on Broadway and are planning to build on
Court Street, between the Honakers and the Queeners.
Coach Lombe S. Honaker was honored on March 10 by 150 of
his former athletes, in recognition of his thirty years of service
at Maryville College. They gave a banquet in his honor at
Chilhowee Inn (Walland), and presented to him a new Buick
car and a purse for SI, 000. Wide newspaper publicity was given
to the event and to the fact that Coach Honaker is one of the
few coaches in the country who has been able to stay so long at
Miss Clemmie Henry, who has been spending the winter at
Boulder, Colorado, expects to attend the National Congress of
the D. A. R. in Washington in April and will go to Philadel-
phia for the Maryville Alumni Club meeting on April 21.
Mr. Paxton, Instructor in Science and Mathematics, was in
the Naval Reserve and was called back into active service. He,
Mrs. Paxton (Charlotte Proffitt, '47) and their small daughter
have moved to Washington where Kenneth started a four
months' course in gunnery school on April 9.
Mr. Ainsworth, Instructor in Political Science, has received his
call to the Army but has been deferred until the close of the
college year. During the Christmas holidays he attended the
American Historical Association meeting in Chicago.
Dr. Griffitts has been appointed Chairman of the Division
of Science, succeeding Professor Susan Green Black, who retired
last May. He is now vice chairman of the Steering Committee
for regional meetings of the Southeastern Section of the Ameri-
can Chemical Society.
Mr. Black, Director of Maintenance, has been ill but after
three weeks in Florida is back on the job again. Mrs. Black is
still confined to her home by illness.
Mr. Hughes, Instructor in Music, also spent two weeks in
Florida in March recuperating after an illness. He gave an organ
recital in Knoxville in November.
Mr. Engelhardt, Assistant Professor of Bible and Religious
Education, has been elected Stated Clerk of the Presbytery of
Ten members of the faculty of the Division of Languages and
Literature attended the annual meeting of the Tennessee Philo-
logical association at Lebanon in March. Dean Hunter presided
at one of the dinner meetings and also read a paper, "Poetry in
the Plays of Christopher Fry."
Five members of the Division of Fine Arts faculty attended
the annual meeting of the National Association of Schools of
Music in Cincinnati last fall. They drove up on Thanksgiving
Day and then came the blizzard! They finally returned to Mary-
ville, three days late, via Nashville.
Dr. Sisk read a paper on "Poles and Polars with Respect to a
Triangle" at the Southeastern Section of the Mathematics As-
sociation of America meeting in Nashville in March.
Miss Davies, Professor of Music, has served as a judge in two
competitions this year— one a Junior Musical Festival at Johnson
City, and the other. Student Musicians and Young Artists Con-
tests at Nashville, both under the National Federation of Music
Miss Charlotte Johnson, Instructor in Art, attended the
College Art Association meeting in Washington in late January.
She was one of the judges of the Knoxville Artists Association
show in March.
Miss Craven, Instructor in Drama and Speech, attended the
Conference of the Speech Association of America and the Edu-
cational Theatre Association in New York at Christmas time.
Helen Rusk Orr, ex '36, to James Samuel Perkins, December,
1950, at Nashville, Tennessee.
Dr. Otto Paul Pflanze, '40, to Hertha Marie Haberlander, Febru-
ary 20, 1951, at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Christene Landfear, ex '42, to James W. Kirchner, June 12, 1950.
Dr. Samuel Earle Crawford, Jr., ex '44, to Anna Fred Parris,
'50. December 29, 1950, in the Fine Arts Center, Maryville
James Oscar Walker, Jr., '44, to Inger Lib Nicolaysen, August
26, 1950, at Washington, D. C.
Marilyn Reavis Bryant, '45, to Paul B. Dunaway.
John Edward Gates, '45, to Marion Mcintosh Thompson, August
31, 1950, at Choueir, Lebanon.
Helen Marie Wilson, '46, to Carroll Wayland James, September
5, 1950. at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Virginia Mae Smith, ex '47, to Charles Hughes Spurlock, ex '46,
December 23, 1950, at Maryville.
Marianna Hayes, '49, to Robert H. Gillespie, October 15, 1950,
at Mill Hall. Pennsylvania.
Marjorie I. Prall, '49, to Donald Wayne Brubaker, October 14,
1950, at Franklin. Pennsylvania.
Argyle King. '49, to Robert Gray Clarke, December 21, 1950,
at Derita, North Carolina.
Helen Elizabeth Gentry, '49, to Raymond Douglas Saunders,
'49, August 23. 1950.
Laura W. Crawford, ex '49, to Frank Barrett Still, Jr , '48, No-
vember 26, 1950, at Marion, North Carolina.
Edith Leola Wilson, '49, to Toe Thomas Hutton, February 10,
1951, at Maryville.
Allen Gamble Law, '50, to Betty Jo Clemens. '50, December 30,
1950. at Maryville.
Mary Elizabeth Crawford, '50, to James B. Cornett, April 7,
1951, at Maryville.
Lucie Jean Hunt, '51. to David LJmedge Branch, December
28. 1950, at Elizabethton, Tennessee.
Robert R. Williams, '51, to Dorothea Friedrich, '49, February
26, 1951, at Haines, Alaska.
Richard C. Isenberg. '51, to Ada Huskey, March 15, 1951, at
Ada Barbara Altfather. '51, to David M. Miller, '52, December
28, 1950, at Falls Church, Virginia.
Roger McCowan Walters, ex '51, to Alice Pauline Law. February
15, 1951, at Soddy, Tennessee.
Mary Taylor Hicks, ex '51, to Sgt. George Robert Williams, ex
'53, December 24, 1950, at Maryville.
S-Sgt. Herbert D. Webb, ex '51, to Joan Patricia Harris, March
23, 1951, at Wichita Falls, Texas.
Harrell Ray Coulter, ex '52, to Lorena Mae Riddle. March 23,
1951, at Alcoa, Tennessee.
Betty Mae Condry, ex '53, to Cpl. Charles H. Walker, Jr.,
February 2, 1951, at Honolulu.
SUMMER CONFERENCES ON THE CAMPUS
June 4-9— Pioneer Camp, Presbyterian Church in the U. S.
June 1 1-22— Leadership Training Summer School of the South
(inter-racial), conducted by the Boards of Chris-
tian Education, National Missions, and Foreign
Missions, Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A.
June 25-26— Laymen's Retreat for Synod of Mid-South, Presby-
terian Church in the U. S. A.
June 26-29— Synod, Synodical Society, and Westminster Fellow-
ship of Mid-South, annual meeting (Westminster
Fellowship group will be inter-racial).
July 2-7— Junior Hi Camp, Presbyterian Church in the U. S. A.
Maryville is participating again this year in the survey made
by the Population Reference Bureau to determine how many
college graduates marry and how many children they have.
Cards are sent to the graduates of the ten-year and the twenty-
five-year classes. The answers received are reported to the
bureau, which tabulates and analyzes them. The results of last
year's study show that in Maryville's Class of 1925 the women
had 1.13 children per graduate (national average 1.29), and the
men had 2.15 per graduate (national average 1.77). Of the
women, 78% are married (national average 74%) and 75% of
the marriages are fertile (national average 77%). Of the men,
95% are married (national average 94%) and 89% of the mar-
riages are fertile (national average 83%).
The statistics of the Class of 1940 are, for the women: chil-
dren per graduate 1.14 (national average 1.09); 80% married
(national average 74%); 81% marriages fertile (national aver-
age 80 r y ). For the rnen: children per graduate 1.58 (national
average 1.29); 97% married (national average 88 f /(); 88% mar-
riages fertile (national average 79%).
The Population Reference Bureau has calculated that 2.1
children per graduate are needed to replace the parents and a
minimum of 3 children in each family to compensate for the
unmarried and the infertile. These studies of more than 150,000
college graduates show that their families are too small to re-
Our sociology department and the Alumni Association feel that
this Bureau is doing a worthwhile piece of research and ap-
preciate the cooperation of the graduates who have returned the
cards sent them.
The most extensive trip ever taken by a Maryville College
student group is scheduled for April 13-25. By the time this is
read the Choir (40 of the 60 members of the full Choir) will
have made a tour of 1900 miles to the East and North. Faculty
members accompanying them are: Harry H. Harter, Director and
Assistant Professor of Music; Miss Frances Massey. Dean of
Women; and Dr. F. A. Griffitts, Professor of Chemistry and
Chairman of the Division of Science.
Appearances are scheduled for Washington, D. C: Philadel-
phia, Pennsylvania; Salisbury, Baltimore, Aberdeen, Maryland;
Wilmington, Delaware; Darby, New Brighton, Pittsburgh. Penn-
sylvania; Columbus, Cincinnati, Ohio.
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WHO'S WHO AMONG THE GUESTS
AT THE FIXE ARTS DEDICATION AND COMMENCEMENT
William C. Crowder, M.D., Maryville, President of the
Alumni Association, will preside at the Annual Alumni Dinner.
•Dr. Crowder is a graduate of Maryville College in the Class of
1928 and is a leading physician of Maryville and Blount County.
E. William Doty, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Fine Arts,
Chairman of the Department of Music, and Professor of Music,
University of Texas, will speak on the place of music in a
liberal arts college. Dr. Doty is a distinguished educator, com-
poser, and concert organist.
Price Doyle, Mus.D., President of the National Association
of Schools of Music, will represent the Association on the ded-
ication program on May 13 and will participate also in Judging
the music competitions on May 12. Dr. Doyle is Head of the
Department of Fine Arts at Murray State College, Murray,
Kentucky. He has a notable reputation as an educator in the
field of music. His election to the presidency of the principal
organization in that field is evidence of the esteem in which
he is held by fellow musicians.
Stuart Nye Hutchison, D.D., LL.D., Pittsburgh, Pennsyl-
vania, will be the Commencement Day speaker. Dr. Hutchison
is one of the best known ministers of the Presbyterian Church
in the U. S. A. He has served as pastor of strong churches, in-
cluding First Presbyterian Church, Norfolk, Virginia (1910-
1920, and East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh (1921-
1946). He was elected Moderator of the General Assembly in
1942. At present he is Pastor Emeritus of East Liberty Church
and Acting President of Western Theological Seminary, Pitts-
Mr. and Mrs. Glen Alfred Lloyd, Chicago, Illinois, donors
of the Fine Arts Center. Mrs. Lloyd (Marion Musser) is a
graduate of Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, New York. Mr.
Lloyd, now a member of the law firm of Bell, Boyd, Marshall,
and Lloyd, is a graduate of Maryville College in the Class of
1918 and of the Law School of the University of Chicago, from
which he received the degree of Doctor of Jurisprudence. He
is a brother of President Ralph W. Lloyd and of Carl S. Lloyd,
also a Chicago attorney, Eva Lloyd White, and Ha! L. Lloyd
(deceased), all of whom attended Maryville College.
Malcolm Miller, Knoxville, will speak at the chapel service
on Thursday, May 10, on "Drama and Music Personalities I
Have Known." For twenty-five years Mr. Miller has been the
best known impresario and drama and music critic in the part
of the South where Maryville College is located. He is in
fact a lumber dealer who makes the fine arts an avocation.
Paul Calvin Payne, D.D., LL.D., Philadelphia, Pennsyl-
vania, will give two addresses during the week. At the chapel
service Friday morning, May 11, he will speak on "The Chris-
tian College and Tomorrow's World." At Commencement Ves-
pers Sunday, May 13, he will speak on "Mirrors or Windows."
Dr. Payne is one of the country's most distinguished leaders in
the field of Christian Education. He is General Secretary of
the Board of Christian Education of the Presbyterir.n Church
in the U. S. A., with which Maryville College is affiliated. He
is Chairman of the Division of Christian Education of the re-
cently formed National Council of the Churches of Christ in
the U. S. A., composed of Protestant Churches with a total of
over thirty million members.
Paul Schweikher, Chicago, Illinois, of the firm of Schweik-
her and Elting, Architects, which designed the Fine Arts Cen-
ter, will speak at the Alumni Dinner. Mr. Schweikher is a grad-
uate of Yale University School of Architecture and annually
lectures there and at other leading institutions.
Burnet C. Tuthill, Mus.D., Memphis, Director of Memphis
College of Music, Professor of Music at Southwestern, Secre-
tary since 1924 of the National Association of Schools of Music.
Dr. Tuthill has long been a leader in American music circles,
as an editor, director, teacher, and administrator. He will take
part in judging the competitions in piano and voice at Mary-
ville College on May 12. .
John Walker, Chief Curator, National Gallery of Art,
Washington, D. C, will give two addresses. At the chapel
service on Saturday, May 12, he will speak on "The Enjoy-
ment of Art: Our Rights and Our Obligations." On Saturday eve-
ning, following the Alumni Dinner, he will give an illustrated
address in the Music Hall of the Fine Arts Center, on "A Survey
of American Painting.'' Mr. Walker is a native of Pittsburgh and
a grandson of Mrs. John Walker who lived on the Maryville
campus from 1932 until her death last December. Mr. Walker
is a graduate of Harvard University and was John Harvard fel-
low in 1930-1931. He was Associate in charge of the depart-
ment of Fine Arts of the American Academy in Rome, 1935-
1939, and has been Chief Curator of the National Gallery of
Art since 1939.
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