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M^^y^ill^ College 



APRIL 1954 



8:30 p.m.— Commoncoment Play— "Family Portrait" 



8:00 a.m.— Senior Class Chapel Service 
Noon— Class luncheons as arranged 
7:00 p.m.— .\nnual .-Mumni Dinner 
9:30 p.m.— Band Concert 


10:30 a.m. -Baccalaureate Ser\ice— Sermon b\- President Llo)-d 

'2:00 p.m.— Senior Music Hoiu' 

4:00 p.m.— Dedication of the Samuel T)ndale Wilson Chapel 

7:30 p.m.— Commcncenu'nt \'espers 


8:00 a.m.— Chapel Service- Drama Program 


8:00 a.m. -Chapel Service-Distribution ot Prizes, and Music Program 

3:00 to 5:00 p.m. -Reception tor .\lumni. Seniors, Parents of Students, Faculty 

anil other Cuests In- President and Mrs. Llo\d at Morningside 
8:30 p.m.— Commencement Pla\— "Famil\- Portrait" 


9:00 a.m.— Spring Meeting of the Directors of Marwille College 
10:30 a.m.— Graduation Exercises, 135th Year 





rrcsidcnt Dr. James N. Proffitt, '38 

Vicc-Prcsidcut Mr. Charles C. Parvin, '52 

Hcconling Secretary Mis^ Winifred L. Painter, '15 

Executive Committee 

Class of 1954: Mr. Stu.ut P. MeXiell, Jr., '50; Mrs. Ernest C. Ta\lor, '14: Miss Mary Sloane 

Welsh, "34. 
Class of 1955: Mrs. Joe D. Beals, Jr., '47; Mrs. Maynard L. Dunn, "27; Mr. James W. King, '25. 
Class of 1956: Mrs. James B. Cornett, '50; Mr. Linton Loy Lane, '32; ^ir. Tom J. West, ex '33. 


Published by Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd, President 

"VOL. LII April, 1954 No. 8 

Published quarterly by Moryville College. Entered May 24, 1904, at Maryville, Tennessee, as second- 
class mail motter. Acceptance for mailing at special rate of postage provided for in Section 1103, Act of 
October 3, 1947, authorized February 10, 1919. 


Greetings to Maryville College Alumni: 

Plans are under way for the Annual Alumni Banquet May 15, 7:00 P.M. at Pearsons Hall. The 
25 year class is planning a reunion. All those members of the Class of '29 have probably been 
contacted before now. Election of officers for the coming year will be held. 

Homecoming was a success last fall. Approximately six hundred attended the Barbeque prior 
to the football game. The new Kilts for the Band looked very good. The Maryville Boosters should 
be commended on their contribution to this cause. 

Although the general interest in the Alumni Association seems to be increasing, the collection of 
dues has not increased. If you are one of those of us who put off paying dues as long as possible 
please send in your dues now! A new envelope has been prepared to facilitate paying dues. 

You have probably received under separate cover letters telling you of the New Samuel Tyndale 
Wilson Chapel now noaring completion. It is in use and will be dedicated at Commencement. Its 
cost exceeded $600,000. If you haven't pledged or contributed to this building please do so now. 

The Alumni Association would appreciate the suggestions of groups or individuals as to methods 
of improvement. In particular, we are interested in a stronger Alumni Association. Not just to get 
more people to pay dues but to get more of the Alumni active. It seems to me that a full time 
secretary should be employed by the Association. Your opinions will be used in the future to 
carry out your wishes. 

With best wishes, 

^(jtAMJU) y) , 

James N. Proffitt, M.D. 
President, Alumni Association 


President Lloyd^s Page 


There are many things of which I as President of 
your college would like to talk to you. Some are old, 
some are new, most are just new stages in long range 
work and growth, like the elements in life itself. Only a 
few can actually be discussed in this message and these 
only briefly. 

(1) The letter of James N. Froffitt, '38, President 
of the Alumni Association, on the preceding page, should 
have careful reading by all alumni, as I am sure it will. 
President Proffitt is deeply interested in having every 
person who has attended Maryville College, which includes 
everyone who reads this Bulletin, give active support to 
the work and developing plans of the College. Especially 
urgent just now is the need for funds to complete payment 
for the wonderful new Chapel. He and the entire Execu- 
tive Committee of the Alumni Association are setting out 
to be sure that everyone has an opportunity to participate. 
You will wish to consider carefully all they say. 

(2) The Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel will be form- 
ally dedicated on Baccalaureate Sunday (May 16) at four 
o'clock in the afternoon. We expect it to be substantially 
ready by that time, but it is now clear that in some details 
it will not be entirely complete, and it is -certain that a 
considerable number of equipment items cannot be ready. 
However, we have been using the chapel auditorium in its 
incomplete state since early February and plan to stage 
the Commencement Play in the theater even if a curtain 
and a light or two are still missing. When it is done it 
will be as complete a college theater as there is in the 
nation. The entire building will be dedicated as a unit. 
Several of Dr. Wilson's four daughters and two sons 
expect to be present for the dedication services on May 16, 
and at least one will take part in the service. 

(3) The cost of the Chapel, as has been variously 
announced, will reach a little above $600,000 when all the 
equipment is in. That is a very large sum, even in these 
days of large sums, being about $150,000 above the cost 
of the Fine Arts Center, which until now represented three 
times as large an investment as any other building on 
the campus. But under present day prices, both the Fine 
Arts Center and the Chapel are counted by authorities as 
remarkable values. We are getting far more for the 
money expended than we would get in the traditional type 
of building. These are big, fireproof, artistic, functional 
buildings of original design which should serve for at least 
a century to come. The Fine Arts Center is paid for. The 
Chapel is two thirds paid for. But we have now paid out 
all our chapel fund and the College is borrowing to con- 
tinue the work. We must find gifts to cover that other 
one third. Alumni are the people most closely related to 
the College, and I hope those who have not yet given will 
do so and many who have given will be able to add to 
their gifts. 

(4) A new women's dormitory is becoming more and 
more a reality. The exceedingly generous, gracious, and 
active work for it by Presbyterian women through their 
Opportunity Giving in 1954 is the basic reason for that 
reality. Their sponsorship of it led to a generous action 
on the part of the Synod of Mid-South in opening churches 


to an appeal to secure enough funds to complete the 
project. We hope we will have money enough to build in 
1955. The firms of Schweikher and Elting and Barber 
and McMurry have been engaged as Associated Archi- 
tects for this building as they are for the Chapel. This 
means it will be a structure of contemporary design. 

(5) National Christian College Day will be observed 
cooperatively by the Synod of Mid-South and Maryville 
College on April 25, 1954. This is the first year for a 
wide observance in our Synod. The College will tell its 
story in every church that is open to us. We hope alumni 
will encourage and participate in this movement. 

(6) The United States Supreme Court has not yet 

given its decision on the constitutionality of the segrega- 
tion laws which limit the freedom of Southern educational 
institutions. We receive inquiries from time to time as 
to the plans of Maryville College in this matter. Of 
course, it is impossible to answer that until we know 
what may be done with the law. Maryville College en- 
rolled Negro students until the present rigid law in Ten- 
nessee was passed in 1901. If that law is declared uncon- 
stitutional, the whole matter will have to be restudied, 
and I have been gathering information and consulting 
with the Board of Directors for the past year or so. As 
many Maryville College alumni know, we now open our 
campus to interracial conferences in the summer and 
welcome people of all races to the campus at any time 
during the college year. We cannot lawfully do more. 

(7) Interchurch affairs are to the fore in the United 
States this summer, and some of us at Maryville are in- 
volved in them. I have been elected a delegate to both 
the World Presbyterian Alliance meeting at Princeton 
(July 27-August 5) and the World Council of Churches 
meeting at Evanston (August 15-31). As American 
Secretary of the Alliance and chairman of the program 
committee, I am, needless to say, very busy in preparations 
for that world meeting. Miss Hunter and Miss Lightfoot 
of our staff are going to be there as part of the Alliance 
staff during that time, and I shall hope to see numerous 
Maryville College alumni at one or the other of the meet- 
ings. Perhaps the most imminent event in this field 
is the approaching vote on the Plan of Union drawn up 
by committee of the Presbyterian Churches in the USA 
and US and United Presbyterian Churches. As chairman 
of the joint committee preparing the Plan, I have been 
deeply involved and shall have the responsibility of pre- 
senting it to the Presbyterian USA General Assembly 
immediately after Commencement and of representing the 
USA General Assembly at the US General Assembly a 
week later. 

(8) Commencement on May 19 will see the College 
close its 135th year. There are accounts in this Bulletin 
of the events of that week, to which I hope many alumni 
can come. 

Sincerely yours. 


At their Fall Meeting, October 24, 1953, the Directors of 
Maryville College elected Joe Caldwell Gamble, '26, as Chair- 
man of the Board, to succeed Judge Samuel O'Crady Houston, 
'98, who had served as Chairman since 1932. 

Judge Houston insisted that he not be reelected, pleading 
long service, his eighty-third birthday, and the need for a 
conservation of strength. He had made similar requests in 
several former years but the Directors each time overruled 
him. The universal respect in which he is held, the wise and 
devoted leadership which he has given to his Alma Mater, and 
the ironic and cooperative spirit and skill with which he pre- 
sides at meetings, all have made him a Chairman of such 
quality that his colleagues on the Board were reluctant to 
accede to his retirement. But this time he insisted and they 
could but concur. Howe\er, he remains a member of the 

In his place, another graduate of the College was elected, 
Joe C. Gamble, '26, the son of the late Judge Moses Houston 
Gamble, a Maryville College graduate and long time Director. 
As a student Mr. Gamble was a leader in various college 
activities being both president of the Student Council and 
captain of the football team in his senior year. He received 
the degree of LL.B. from the Law School of the University of 
Michigan in 1929, and returned to Maryville to join the 
law firm of his father and Homer A. Goddard, another Mary- 
ville College graduate. He is today one of the leading at- 
torneys in the state. 

For many years he has taken a prominent place in the 
civic life of the community, in political activities of the Re- 
publican party, in the work of the church, and in the program 
of Maryville College. He is a Director of the Bank of Mary- 
ville, a Director of the Blount Memorial, and an Elder 
in New Providence Presbyterian Church. He has been a Di- 
rector of Maryville College since 1939, Recorder of the Board 
since 19-49, and also Chairman of its Conunittce on Finance 
since 1949. 

Mr. and Mrs. Gamble (Frances Leisenring) and their 
son, Douglas, live near the college campus. 


The Comnienceinent W'lik prcjgrani is printed on the 
inside front cover of this Bulletin. It is hoped that many 
alunuii will be able to come for the weekend— Alumni Day and 
Baccalaureate Sunday, May 1.5 and 16. The Annual Dinner 
and Business Meeting will be held in Pearsons Hall at seven 
o'clock Saturday evening, followed by the band concert at 
nine-thirty. The reunion classes are planning other events 
during the day. 

The Baccalaureate Service Sunday morning will, of course, 
be held in the Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel. Tlie auditorium 
was planned especially for such services; the platforjn is large 
enough to accommodate the choir and faculty comfortably, 
and there are 1151 seats for the congregation. 

The Graduation E.xercises will be held in the new Chapel 
on Wednesday morning, May 19. The graduates of 1954 will 
number about one hundred and twenty. 


The Fifty- Year Class is small but in terms of percentage 
present it expects to be at the top of the list. Mrs. A. E. 
McCulloch (Freddie Goddard), 316 College Street, Maryville, 
is acting as reunion chairman. 

The Twenty-Five-Year Class has been working on their 
plans all winter and expects to have a large number here. 
Mrs. Edward Lyle (Edna McCaniy), 310 Indiana Avenue, 
and Harold Bird, P. O, Box 406, Maryville, are the co-chairmen. 

Other classes and their local chairmen working on reunions 
include the Class of 1924, Dr. Verton M. Queener, 909 Court 
Street, Maryville; and 1934, Mrs. Herbert R. Dodd (Thelma 
lies), 307 West Outer Drive, Oak Ridge. 

The classes of other reunion years are not actively pro- 
moting reunions but chairmen have been appointed who will 
be very glad to hear from any class members who expect to 
be present, and to make arrangements for "get-togethers." 
They are: Class of 1914-Mrs. S. E. Crawford ( Irma Hall), 
P. O. Box 284, Maryville; 1939-Mrs. J. Howard Schwam 
(Sara Fay Kittrell), 20 Crest Road, Mary\ille; 1944-Mrs. 
Albert Dockter, Jr. (Dorothy Gredig), 871 Poplar Street, 
Alcoa; 1949-Mrs. William F. Proffitt (Vera Lusk), Louisville 
Pike, Maryville. 

Judge Houston 

after a 


Founders Day 




Dr. Verton M. Queener suffered a heart attack and went 
to the hospital on March 30. While improving, he is not 
expected to teach again this college year. 

In the course of the year faculty members attend many 
meetings of associations in their respective fields. President 
Lloyd and Dean McClelland attended the annual meetings of 
the Presbyterian College Union and Association of American 
Colleges, held in Cincinnati this year. President Lloyd also 
attended the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary 
Schools meeting in Memphis, and the Tennessee College Associ- 
ation meeting in Nashville. Professor Walker, Dr. Williams, 
and Miss Blackburn attended the meeting of the Tennessee 
Academy of Science at Oak Ridge; Miss Davies that of the 
National Association of Schools of Music in Chicago; Dr. Case, 
Mrs. Pieper, and Mr. Fisher attended a meeting in Atlanta of 
the Southern Sociological Society; Miss Martin, Miss Wilkinson, 
Dr. Cooper, and Mr. Schwam attended the South Atlantic 
Modern Language Association at Chattanooga; and Miss Martin 
attended the national meeting of the Modern Language Associ- 
ation and the American Association of Teachers of Spanish. 

At the annual meeting of the Tennessee Philological 
Association, at Union University, Jackson, Dean Hunter read 
a paper on "Shakspere's Actors: Impromptu Dramatics," Dr. 
Cooper read on "The Relations of Science and Philosophy as 
Reflected in French Literature," and Mr. Schwam on "Don 
Alvara, Romantic Drama 'Par E.xcellence.' " 

A solo and ensemble festival, sponsored by the East Ten- 
nessee Band and Orchestra Association, was held on the campus 
on March 13. About three hundred elementary and high 
school students participated. Miss Crews was manager of the 

Miss Davies is Tennessee State Arts Chairman of A.A.U.W. 
and in April will attend the Southeastern Regional meeting in 
Biloxi. She will also serve as the delegate of the Maryville 
Branch and of Maryville College at this meeting. 

Mrs. Walter Morton was chosen as the winner of the 1953 
Community Service Award, sponsored by "The Alcoan" to 
symbolize community leadership. She will receive an aluminum 
plaque, etched with special drawings to depict her activities, 
and one hundred dollars in cash. Mrs. Morton's service includes 
"tireless year-after-year work at Sunnybrook and Home Avenue 
Chapels; interest and help to young people which have reached 
unbelievable proportions, and friendliness and help to her 
neighbors day and night." Mr. and Mrs. Morton have no 
children of their own but are known as "Mom" and "Pop" to 
many, many young people. Mr. Morton retired last summer 
after twenty-one years of service on the maintenance staff of 
the College. 

Mrs. L. A. Black ( Susan Green ) , who has been ill since 
her retirement in 1950, had an appendectomy about the first 
of March. She has recovered satisfactorily from the operation 
and is again at Joyce's Rest Home, 251 North Harrison Street, 

On January 29 Mrs. W. Halcot Ford died unexpectedly 
after a brief illness. Mr. Ford taught in the Social Sciences 
Division of the College from 1950 to 1953, and they still 
resided in Maryville. They have three children. 

Francis Mitchell McClenahan, who taught chemistry at 
the College from 1906 to 1916, has retired and is living in 
Tucson, Arizona. 

Mrs. Wrinkle 


Mrs. Walter A. Wrinkle ( Celia Rough, ex '17), Assistant 
to the Treasurer, retired November 30, 1953, after thirty-nine 
years of service in the Treasurer's Office. 

She was forced by increasing health limitations to retire 
earlier than had been anticipated, and is being missed greatly 
in the important work she performed for so long. 

In earlier years Mrs. 
Wrinkle personally did much 
of the bookkeeping and gen- 
eral secretarial work in the 
office, but as the work of the 
office grew others were 
added to the staff and she 
supervised the accounting, 
personally handled confiden- 
tial matters, managed details 
of the office, and kept the 
records of the Board of Di- 
rectors. During the interim 
between the death of Trea- 
surer Proffitt in 1943 and 
the appointment of Paul W. 
Henry as Treasurer in 1948, 
she carried special responsi- 

In the history of the 

College only six persons have 

served on the faculty and 

staff as long as did she; Dr. 

Wilson 46 years, Professor 

Walker 45 years and still serving, Mrs. Black (Miss Green) 

44 years, Mr. "Brownie" Brown 44 years and still serving, Mrs. 

West 43 years, and Dean Barnes 39 years. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wrinkle hve at 806 Jones Street, Maryville. 
Mr. Wrinkle is with the Knoxville Power Company, Alcoa. 


The College library has recently received two notable 
bequests. Dr. Edwin Sheddan Cvmningham, '89, bequeathed 
his library of 786 volumes to the College, and before his death 
he had presented a considerable number of books, in addition 
to these, to the College. Dr. Cunningham was Consul-General 
in Shanghai from 1919 until his retirement in 1935, and the 
major portion of his collection is on the Far East. Many of 
the books were published abroad and are not available for 
purchase in the United States. This collection on the Far 
East has greatly expanded the College library's holdings in 
that field and will be of great and permanent value. 

In accord with the wishes of Dr. Graham, Mrs. Thomas 
A. Graham presented 533 volumes from his library to the Col- 
lege. Dr, Graham was pastor of New Providence Church from 
1945 until his death in November, 1952. Many of his books 
are in the field of religion but the collection covers a wide 
range. . . 


The annual Maryville College Breakfast at the Presbyterian 
USA General Assembly, which meets in Detroit this year, will 
be held on Saturday morning. May 22. There will be posters 
at the General Assembly announcing the place and price of the 
breakfast, and reservations may be made there. Those living 
in the Detroit area may make their reservations through 
Mr. Paul O. Armstrong, 17 Hanover Road, Pleasant Ridge, 
Michigan, who is president of the Detroit Maryville College 
Alumni Club. All alumni, Directors, parents of students, and 
friends of the College are cordially invited to attend. Presi- 
dent Lloyd will be there to tell of the latest developments at 
the College. 



On his page in tlic October issue of this Bulletin, I'resident 
Lloyd reported that a new women's dormitory at Maryville 
College is the Christian Education object of Opportunity Civing 
by Presbyterian (USA) women in 1954. 

The emphasis on Opportunity Giving is now widespread. 
Programs about Maryville College are being conducted by 
many groups of Presbyterian women. A short pageant con- 
cerning Maryville College is to be distributed throughout the 
women's organizations for their use, and sets of slides of the 
campus anil student activities are being prepared. 

The women have invited the Maryville choir to sing at 
the services on Women's Day at General Assembly in Detroit, 
May 21, and daily at the Quadrennial Meeting of the National 
Council of Women's Organizations of tlie Presbyterian Church 
in the U.S.A. June 1-6. Five or six alumni, representative of 
the church, the mission field, the home, education, and industry, 
are being invited to participate in a panel discussion at one 
of the sessions on \\'omen's Day. There will be several 
thousand women at each of these meetings. 

It is hoped that these and other activities will bring 
enough gifts to make it possible to build the dormitory in 
1955. Architects are beginning work on plans now. 


During the summer of 1954 the following church confer- 
ences will be held on the campus: 

June 7-12: Junior High Camp, Union and Chattanooga 

June 13-19; Summer Leadership Training School of the 
South (Interracial) 

June 20-22; Mid-South Council of Presbyterian Men 

June 22-25; Synod of Mid-South 

Women's Synodical Society of Mid-South 
Westminster Fellowship, Synod of Mid- 
South ( Interracial ) 

The Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel will be fully ready 
for use by that time. This building, added to the Fine Arts 
Center completed three years ago, will provide near ideal 
facilities for conferences and meetings. These two buildings 
alone contain four assembly halls of four different sizes : ( 1 ) 
the Chapel auditorium, seating 1,200; (2) the Theater audi- 
torium, seating 450; (3) the Music Hall, seating 250; and 
(4) the Little Chapel, seating 75. 

Also there are in the Chapel building spacious lobbies, a 
choir rehearsal room, three classrooms, offices, theater work- 
rooms, small speech rooms, and other areas. In the Fine Arts 
Center are five classrooms, library, offices, art gallery, lounge, 
and numerous studios and practice rooms. The Fine Arts out- 
door auditorium and the outdoor Chapel court provide unusual 
opportimity for outdoor services and fellowship. 

Thus Mary\ille College is prepared beyond even the 
dreams of anyone a few years ago to handle simimer gather- 
ings. All that is needed is some way to insure cool weather. 
The auditoriums in both buildings have ventilating but not 
refrigerating systems. 

If you haven't paid your dues for 1953-1954, look 
up that envelope you recently received and send 
yours in. Just two dollars from EVERY alumnus 
would make it possible for the Alumni Office to 
support itself, as well as pay for the Fall and Spring 
Bulletins which every alumnus receives. If you 
can't find the envelope sent you, mail two dollars 
in any old envelope addressed to the Alumni Office, 
Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee. 


Daily chapel services have been held in the new Samuel 
Tyndale Wilson Chapel since February 6, 1954, although the 
sounds of hammer and saw are still constant and sometimes 

Only the large auditorium itself is in use. At the Col- 
lege's request it was rushed through for the February Meetings, 
which opened on February 10. 

The next objective is to have the theater ready for the 
Commencement play on May 14, and the whole building in 
a reasonable state of completion for the dedication on May 16. 
It is a large building with many parts and many special 
features which ha\'e taken longer for construction than was 

The cost of the building equipped will be a little over 
$600,000, of which a little over $400,000 has been given. But 
the amount actually paid out has now been exhausted. The 
otlier $200,000 must be secured from gifts as soon as possible. 

The Alumni Association Executive Committee has voted 
to present an urgent appeal to all alumni to give to this fund 
now. Under the leadership of the President of the Association, 
Dr. James N. Proffitt, '38, the Committee is having communi- 
cations sent to all, and giving all an opportunity to make 
completion of the Chapel a reahty. Gifts may be made in 
cash, or pledges payable over a period of time. 

The Executive Committee appeals to every Maryville Col- 
lege man and woman to rally to meet this critical need. 


Because of the interest of Presbyterian women in Mary- 
ville College this year, the Choir has been invited to sing daily 
at the quadrennial meeting of the National Council of Presby- 
terian Women's Organizations at Purdue University, Lafayette, 
Indiana, June 1-6. It has been invited also to sing at the 
Presbyterian General Assembly in Detroit — at the Women's 
Day meetings on May 21 and at the popular meeting of the 
Board of Foreign Missions on Thursday evening. May 20. 

Between May 21 and the National Meeting, the Choir 
will be on tour singing in the following Presbyterian churches: 

Saturday, May 22— First Church, Birmingham, Michigan 
Sunday, May 23, 10:30 a.m.-Bethany Church, Detroit 

3:30 p.m.— Drayton Avenue Church, Detroit 
8:00 p.m.— St. Andrew's Church, Windsor, 
Monday, May 24— Rosewood Avenue Church, Toledo, Ohio 
Tuesday, May 25— First Church, Mt. Vernon, Ohio 
Wednesday, May 26— Hoge Memorial Church, Columbus, Ohio 
Thursday, May 27— Kennedy Heights Church, Cincinnati, Ohio 
Friday, May 28— Warren Memorial Church, Louisville, Ky. 
Saturday, May 29— Hutchinson Memorial Church, New Albany, 

Sunday, May 30, 10:30 a.m.— First Church, Seymour, Indiana 

3:30 p.m.— First Church, Columbus. Ind. 

8:00 p.m.— First Church, Connersville, Ind. 
Monday, May 31— First Church, Kokomo, Ind. 

For several years the Choir has had a spring tour, to the 
South, to the East, to the North, but this is the first year it 
has made a tour after Commencement. To meet the first 
engagement in Detroit it will be necessary to leave the campus 
as soon as possible after the Graduation Exercises. It is hoped 
that all alunmi who are near any one of these churches will 
take advimtage of the opportunity to hear the choir, and 
perhaps to have an alumni meeting in connection with the 
concerts. Mr. Harter, Director, Dr. Griffitts as Business 
Manager, ;uid probably some other faculty member will be 
with the group. 


The first service in the incompleted chapel. 


The Metropolitan Maryville College Club of New York will 
hold a dinner meeting at the West Side YMCA at 6:30 p.m. 
Tuesday, April 27. Notices were sent out to all of whom he 
knew in the New York area by Misti Smith, '19, secretary of 
the club. If you did not receive a notice, please let Mr. Smith 
know so that you will receive future notices. His address is 
21 Audubon, Room 311, New York 32, New York. One item 
of business will be to elect a new chairman to succeed James 
M. Barr, '43, who has moved from Long Island to Oneida, 
New York. 


A year ago, Mr. R. M. Ferry, Manager of Tennessee 
Operations for the Aluminum Company of America, announced 
that the Hunt Foundation of Pittsburgh was awarding a $500 
scholarship to a graduate of Alcoa High School to attend Mary- 
ville College. Kent Tooniey, of Alcoa, is now a freshman in 
the College on this scholarship. 

This spring announcement has been made of a similar 
award to a Maryville High School graduate to enter Maryville 

The College, the two high schools, and the community 
appreciate this interest and contribution. 


As this issue goes to press, there comes word of a spon- 
taneous movement springing from several widely scattered 
points in the country, to place Dr. Lloyd's name in nomination 
at Moderator of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian 
Church USA. The following is a reprint from the April 12 
issue of Monday Morning, a magazine for Presbyterian pastors. 

"In preparation for the year of decision with regard to 
the reimion of three great Presbyterian denominations in the 
United States, the General Council of the Presbytery of Union, 
Synod of Mid-South, has taken action to present the name of 
the Reverend Ralph Waldo Lloyd, D.D., LL.D., of Maryville, 
Tennessee, in nomination for Moderator of the IGGtlr General 
Assembly. Dr. Lloyd is chairman of the Joint Negotiating 
Committee of the three Churches which has prepared the 
present Plan of Union. He has been a member of the Perma- 
nent Commission on Interchurch Relations throughout the 
period of negotiations with the Presbyterian Church in the US 
and has been chairman of the Commission since 1941. 

"Dr. Lloyd is a native of Tennessee and is a graduate of 
Maryville College in that state. He served as pastor of 
churches in Indiana, Illinois, and Pennsylvania. He has been 
President of Maryville College since 1930. He is a member 
of the Central Committee of the World Council of Churches 
and American Secretary of the World Presbyterian Alliance." 

Feeling that this movement and the honor to Maryville 
College which it connotes, are of general interest to Maryville 
College people, and especially the ministers among our gradu- 
ates, I have asked that this note be inserted in this issue of the 
Alumni Bulletin. 

Joe C. Gamble, '26 

Chairman of the Board of Directors 



Nine seniors were elected by the Executive Council of 
the Faculty and the Student Council for inclusion in "Who's 
Who in American Colleges and Universities." 

Mary James Bevan, Whitehaven, Tennessee (daughter of 
James J. Bevan, ex '23, and Mary Bobison Bevan, '24), presi- 
dent of Women's Student Government Association, on Student 
Council, on Chilliowcan business staff, a member of Women's 
Glee Club. 

Harold Robert Black, Ridgway, Pennsylvania (brother of 
Donald F. Black, ex '45), president of the YMCA, member of 
Student Council and the Social Board, for two years in the 

Naomi Burgos, New York (sister of Ruth E. Burgos, '.5.3), 
member of Student Council, Pi Kappa Delta, Writers' Work- 
shop, on YWCA cabinet. 

William Howard Dartnell, Dover, New Jersey, president 
of the Student Body, last year business manager of the Chil- 
howean, Alpha Gamma Sigma. 

Carol Jean Demler, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, president of 
the YWCA, a Nu Gamma leader, on Student Council and the 
Social Board. 

Janice Elizabeth Eakin, Butler, Pennsylvania, on YWCA 
cabinet, last year Nu Gamma chairman and secretary of the 
Student Council, Alpha Gamma Sigma. 

David Franklin Gates, Fulton, Missouri (brother of 
Edward Gates, '45, and Anne Gates Paxton, '50, and son of 
Dr. John A. Gates, former faculty member), treasurer of 
Student Council last year, sophomore class vice-president, 
member of band and orchestra, an officer of Playhouse, Alpha 
Gamma Sigma. 

James Arthur Hunt, Uniontown, Pennsylvania, treasurer 
of Student Council and last year vice-president, freshman class 
treasurer, sophomore class president. 

Henry VanHassel, Paterson, New Jersey, member of 
Student Council, Writers' Workshop, on YMCA cabinet, junior 
class president, Alpha Gamma Sigma. 


The Homecoming weekend last fall was a beautiful 
October weekend, and many alumni were here. The barbecue 
was attended by at least five hundred persons, almost fifty 
more than the previous year and the record so far. President 
Jim Proffitt presided and just before the game crowned Miss 
Mary Virginia Ferguson, a senior from Kingston, Tennessee, 
as Homecoming Queen. The football game with Newberry 
College was a good one, although Maryville lost by one touch- 
down. Earlier that day the cross country team defeated 
William Jennings Bryan University. The annual Homecoming 
parade, complete with floats, was held and the dormitories 
were decorated to welcome the alumni. 

On Saturday morning at the annual Founders Day Service, 
Rev. Dr. Edward L. R. Elson, pastor of the National Presby- 
terian Church, Washington, spoke on "The Recovery of our 
Spiritual Foundations." Various other Directors and the 
Alumni Association President took part in the service. 

The 1954 Homecoming will be on October 16. Make 
your plans now. 


The February Meetings of 1954 were outstandingly suc- 
cessful. Dr. Joseph J. Copeland, pastor of the Second Presby- 
terian Church, Knoxville, was an inspiring and stimulating 
preacher, and attendance at both the morning and evening 
services was large. Dr. John Magill, '39, pastor of the Abing- 
ton Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, led the 
singing, as he did in 1952, and Dr. Henry Barraclongh, of 
Philadelphia, Assistant Stated Clerk of the General Assembly, 



Carolyn Ann Beally Caldwell 

Janice Elizabeth Eakin Joan Harriet Frei 






Twelve members of the senior class were elected this year 
to Alpha Gamma Sigma, scholarship honor society. The 
annual recognition service will be held at chapel on April 22. 
Only ten per cent of tlie senior class may be elected. They 
are chosen on the basis of scholarship, character, and contribu- 
tion to campus life. 

The twelve are; Carolyn Ann Beatty, Dayton, Ohio; 
George Skeer Caldwell, Seattle, Washington, grandson of Rev. 
Samuel A. Caldwell, '91; William Howard Dartnell, Dover, 
New Jersey (also in Who's Who); Janice Elizabeth Eakin, 
Butler, Pennsylvania (also in Who's Who); Joan Harriet Frei, 
Manila, The Philippines, daughter of Rev. Ernest Frei, '28; 
David Franklin Gates, Fulton, Missouri (also in Who's Who); 
Glenn Aden Gentry, Donelson, Tennessee; Roderick Edward 
McMillan, Los Angeles, California; Homer Tyndale Ricka- 
baugh, Montoursville, Pennsylvania; John Alexander Strand, 
Newark, New Jersey; Henry \'anHassel, Paterson, New Jersey 
(also in Who's Who); and Robert Merriman Young, .\tlanta, 
Georgia, son of Mar>- Tippit Young, '25. 

was the accompanist. Their presence and leadership greatly 
strengthened the Meetings. This was the tliird year in which 
Dr. Barraclongh had been here for the Meetings but the first 
time he had been able to stay through the whole series. 



The football team had a good season, with four wins, two 
ties, and three losses. The four winning games were against 
Hiwassee, 55-6; Centre, 13-7; East Tennessee State, 26-20; and 
University of Tennessee B team, 7-0. The two ties were with 
State College, Jacksonville, Alabama, 0-0, and Concord State, 
West Virginia, 6-6. The three losses were to Emory and Henry, 
0-7; Newberry, 7-13; and Carson-Newman, 0-7. 

The cross country team won three meets, tied one, and 
lost five. A. C. McWilliams was top scorer for the season and 
was elected next year's captain. 

The basketball team won ten and lost twelve games; Dick 
Abbott, who graduates this year, was top scorer. 

The wrestling squad won four and lost five meets, and 
placed fourth in the Southeastern Intercollegiate Tournament. 
Tom Bugenhagen and Beuford Miller, both sophomores, were 
undefeated this season. Maryville will be host to the South- 
eastern Tournament next year. 

The tennis team has twelve matches scheduled, beginning 
March 30 against the University of Tennessee and ending on 
May 15 (Alumni Day) with a home match against Sewanee. 

After a lapse of several years there will be one inter- 
collegiate track meet this spring, on April 29 against William 
Jennings Bryan University. 

Baseball practice began March 1. The schedule is as 

April 1 Middle Tennessee State Here 

April 5 University of Tennessee There 

April 8 Emory and Henry College Here 

April 9 King College Here 

April 12 Lincoln Memorial University. ...Here 

April 19 University of Tennessee Here 

April 24 Lincoln Memorial University. ...There 

April 26 Maryville-Alcoa Twins There 

April 27 East Tennessee State Here 

May 1 Milligan College Here 

May 3 Emory and Henry College There 

May 4 King College There 

May 7 East Tennessee State There 

May 10 Carson-Newman College There 

May 15 Carson-Newman College Here 

Here and There 

So far in the season, Maryville has defeated the University 
of Tennessee 4-1 and King College 10-1. The games against 
Middle Tennessee State and Emory and Henry were postponed 
because of rain. 


Friends will sympathize with Roger S. Boardman in the 

death of his wife last June. He continues to live in his home 

in Bloomfield, New Jersey, and expects that within a few 

months his sister Martha, ex '03, will come to live with him. 

Miss Etta McClung, ex '97, who served as a missionary 
in Mexico for many years, now lives in Pasadena, California, 
in a colony of retired missionaries and ministers of the Presby- 
terian Church. 

Sympathy is extended to Rev. Dr. Robert H. McCaslin in 
the deadi of his wife on November 16. 

The Burrell O. Raulston Research Foundation and Labora- 
tory was presented to the School of Medicine by the Southern 
California Medical Alumni Association at the twenty-fifth 
anniversary banquet last fall. In making the presentation, the 
Alumni Association representative said, "It is indeed a pleasure 
... to present to Dr. Burrell O, Raulston a small token of 
our esteem for his great contribution to our medical school . . . 
to pay tribute to his untiring efforts, devotion to, and ac- 
complishments for the Medical School ... his great ability as 
a teacher, counselor, and friend." Dr. Raulston became Dean 
Emeritus last July. 

A. F. Pence is now living in Lineville, Alabama. He 
fonuerly lived in Delray Beach, Florida. 

Albert D. Huddleston, ex'12, a member of tlie Maryville 
College Board of Directors, retired on April 1, as Manager of 
Public Relations, Tennessee Operations, of the Aluminum 
Company of America. He has held that position since 1934, 
and has been an employee of the company for forty years. 
A testimonial dinner in recognition of his work in developing 
the extensive interests of ALCOA in Tennessee and surround- 
ing States was given by the company on March 30 in the 
Maryville College Dining Hall. 

John Granville Sims, of Nashville, retired last fall after 
thirty years of Federal service, including military service in 
World War I, six years as Administrative Assistant to Senator 
Tyson and later Senator Brock, two years in the Department 
of Justice, and more than twenty years in the Veterans Ad- 
ministration. For the last eighteen years he has been Chief 
Attorney for the Veterans Administration in Tennessee. He 
has opened an office for limited practice, but intends "to mix 
more leisure with less work." 

Jancer Lawrence Tweed last November was elected Cuya- 
hoga Falls' (Ohio) first municipal judge. He has been a 
lawyer in Akron since 1926. He and Mrs. Tweed (Ashton 
Clayton, ex '21 ) have one child, a daughter who is married 
and living in California. 


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Ray Jenkins, an attorney in Knoxville, has been appointed 
special counsel by the Senate Investigations Siib-comniittce for 
its inquiry into the row between Senator McCarthy and tlie 

The First Presbyterian Church of Canton, Illinois, of 
which A. Garland Hinkle has been pastor since 1929, cele- 
brated its 125th anniversary last fall. 


Frances M. Brown, ex '18, retired in 1952 after teaching 
English for thirty years in Passaic High School, Passaic, New 
Jersey. Since then she has been teaching part-time in West- 
minster College, New Wilmington, Pennsylvania. 

Carl S. Lloyd, ox '18, is President of the Village of Win- 
netka, tlie suburb of Chicago in which he lives. 

Glen A. Lloyd has accepted a temporary special appoint- 
ment by President Eisenhower as Deputy to Mr. Harold 
Stassen, Director of the Foreign Operations Administration. 
Mr. Lloyd is giving most of his time at present in Washington 
and abroad studying conditions and helping establish policy 
concerning the nation's foreign relations and especially the 
foreign aid program. 

Re\'. E. Frank Cody, ex '21, has moved from a pastorate 
in Bridgeport, Illinois, to one in Kno.wille, Illinois. 

Rev. and Mrs. William T. Magill (Hazel Cleveland, '21) 
are now living in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, where he is 
pastor of the Barbee Memorial Presbyterian Church. 


Rev. James L. Jackson, of Jacksonville, Florida, who 
received his B.D. and Th.M. degrees at Union Theological 
Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, is this year taking special 
graduate work there. 

Lorene Smith (Mrs. Edward C.) Jandy is now in Detroit, 
where lier husband is on the faculty of Wayne University. 


On February 1, Rev. Wick Broomall became full-time 
Professor of Theology and Hebrew at Erskine Theological 
Seminary, Due West, South Carolina. 

Stuart M. Rohre, who is an Army chaplain, last December 
was transferred to the Army and Navy Hospital, Hot Springs, 

Beth Torrey is at Yale University studying for a doctor's 
degree in sociology and working at the Institute of Human 
Relations. A year from now she expects to return to her work 
in Angola, Africa. 


Mrs. Ralph Flenner (Marion Stubblebine, ex '26) lives in 
Kokomo, Indiana. She writes that their new pastor is Harry 
P. Walrond, '34. 

Rev. Wallace E. Merwin, ex '27, last December was ap- 
pointed E.xecutive Secretary of the Far Eastern Joint Office of 
the Division of Foreign Missions of the National Council of 
Churches. The office is in New York City. 

Sarah Moore ( Mrs. Hamilton ) Traylor wrote a pageant 
of the history of New Providence Presbyterian Church of Mary- 
ville which was given in 1951 and which is to be brought up 
to date and given again May 2 and 3 at the dedication of the 
new church building. Nelle Caldwell ( Mrs. C. V. ) Morton 
directed tlie pageant. 

Mrs. H. Butler Fairman (Edith Olson) and her husband 
are very active in religious radio and television work in 
Dayton, Ohio, in addition to their regular church work. They 
produce as a regular program "Singing Word," a program on 
hymns, and "Christianity at Work," a monthly program of 
religious drama. 

Lt. Col. Coile A. Quinn is commanding officer of Camp 
Tokyo transportation setup, with offices in downtown Tokyo. 
It is believed to be the largest system of its kind in the 
world. After World War II, during which he was in the 
European theater, he re-enlisted and took training in trans- 
portation. He served for a time as director of transportation 
in the San Francisco area, and is now the commanding officer 
of tlie transportation division of the Army in the Far East. 


Rev. and Mrs. William John Dobbie (Annette Luetje) 
now live in Fernwood, New York. 

Mary Gamble resigned her position with Alcoa the first 
of January and went to Los Angeles to take a training course 
in Dr. Bates' School of Eye Education. 

Rev. Charles Muir was on the campus in March visiting 
his son, Philip, who is a freshman. Mr. Muir is a Field Di- 
rector of Christian Education, and lives in Edmonds, Washing- 

Tom West, ex '33, who formerly operated a motor sales 
company in Maryville, has recently accepted a new position as 
sales representative for the Tennessee Asphalt Company. 


Rev. W. Malcolm Gwaltney is pastor of the Calvin Pres- 
byterian Church in San Jose, California, a new church organ- 
ized in November, 19.53. 

J. Heydon Lampe, ex '34, Navy chaplain, was awarded 
the Bronze Star Medal for duties and activities which were 
part of his experience on tour in Korea. He is now back at 
Great Lakes Naval Station, Illinois. 

Rev. Harry Walrond is now pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church, Kokomo, Indiana. He was formerly in Greencastle, 


Rev. George W. Hoglan has resigned from the Navy 
Chaplaincy to become director of a new church project in 
Wichita, Kansas. 

Rev. and Mrs. Ernest Madiews ( Eula Sibcy) are on 
regular furlough and for the remainder of 1954 may be ad- 
dressed at 225 Kennedy Court, Louisville 6, Kentucky. They 
are Presbyterian missionaries in the Yucatan, Mexico. 

Dr. Leland Shanor, of the botany department of the Uni- 
versity of Illinois, last fall was elected President of the Myco- 
logical Society of America for this year. He has previously 
been Secretary-Treasurer of the Society and editor of the 
Society Newsletter. He is also chairman of the Editorial Board 
for the Illinois Biological Monographs. 

Chaplain (.Major) Merritt O. Slawson, his wife ( Katherine 
Montgomery, '37 ) and two children ha\e recently returned 
from England and are now living in Laredo, Texas, where he 
is chaplain at the Air Force Base. Major Slawson toured the 
Holy Land last fall. 


Richard W. Barton works for the U. S. Civil Service Com- 
mission, and lives in Nashville. He visited on the campus in 

Dr. Samuel W. Blizzard, Jr., was one of the two Lecturers 
at the Mid-Winter Retreat of the Indiana Cliristian Ministers' 


Association and the Annual Lectureship of the School of 
Religion, Butler University, Indianapolis. 

Mrs. Thomas W. Galati ( Carolyn B. Nelson ) and her 
two daughters live in Stamford, Connecticut, where Mrs. Galati 
is an Industrial Nurse with the Connecticut Power Company, 
Stamford Division. Mr. Galati died in 1946. 

Rev. Clifford Watters Williams, e.x '36, who recei\'ed his 
B.D. degree from Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, 
Virginia, is this year taking special graduate work tliere. His 
home is in Fort Worth, Te.xas. 


Bernard C. Boyatt, who was at Harrison-Chilhowee Insti- 
tute, Seymour, Tennessee, is now in Alva, Florida. 

Rev. William J. Davis is now in Salem Depot, New 

Rev. Ralph W. Hand, Jr. is now pastor of the First 
Presbyterian Church in McPherson, Kansas. He was formerly 
in Frederick, Oklahoma, 

Ronald I. Johnston is living in Los Angeles. ^ 


Rev. William Malcolm Brown is now pastor of the First 
Presbyterian Church of Ellwood City, Pa. He was formerly 
in Mercer, Pa. 

Clyde W. Powell is doing work toward a doctor's degree 
in the field of education at Temple University and continuing 
his work at Blue Cross. 

Leland T. Waggoner is one of the two Editors-in-Chief 
of a volume entitled "The Life Insurance Policy Contract" 
published under the auspices of the American Society of 
Chartered Life Underwriters. Leland is Manager in Boston 
for the Mutual Life Insurance Company of New York, and is 
an Associate Editor of the C.L.U. Journal. 

Howard G. Wickman is president of Children's Furniture 
Corporation, in Gardner, Massachusetts. In addition, he is 
very active in various civic and business organizations and in 
the Immanuel Lutheran Church. In the October issue of 
"Juvenile Merchandising" he was presented as the Personality 
of the month. 

Dr. Ivan Elder is living in Columbus, Georgia. 
Edward Pearson, e.x '39, formerly in Chattanooga, is now 
manager of Sterchi's, Inc., in Columbia, Tennessee. 


Mr. and Mrs. Eugene R. Craine (Carol Dawn Ward) 
have moved from Hays, Kansas, to Norman, Oklahoma. 

Mrs. Wayne Haviland ( Louise Proff itt, ex '40 ) and her 
family are now living in Signal Mountain, Tennessee. They 
formerly lived in Martinsville, Virginia. 

Rev. Richard B. Heydinger is pastor of the Westminster 
Presbyterian Church, Dubuque, Iowa. He was formerly in 
Morrison, Illinois. 

Elsie Klingman is now in church work in Santa Fe, New 

Michael Erwin Ritzman is Youth Director for the Y.M.C.A. 
in Yonkers, New York. He was formerly with the Y.M.C.A. 
in Ottumwa, Iowa. 

Mrs. James A. Shugart ( Mary Deane Allen ) has moved 
from Madisonville to Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Mrs. Al Thomas (Leah Joyce Carson, ex '40) who was 
formerly at Hiwassee College, is now in Watertown, Wisconsin. 

Rev. Roland Walter Anderson has resigned tlie pastorate 
of Fairmont Presbyterian Church, Dayton, Ohio, to accept that 
of First Presbyterian Church of Anaheim, California. 

Rev. Alfred H. Davies accepted a call to the Presbyterian 
Church at Tenafly, New Jersey, beginning his pastorate there 
on April 1. He has been Associate Secretary of the Division 
of Evangelism of the Presbyterian Board of National Missions. 
Mrs. Davies was lone Youngs, '41. 

Dr. Margaret Peters Evans and her husband and two 
little daughters, who were in Tokyo, are back in Atlanta, 

Dr. and Mrs. Clement F. Hahn ( Mary Anna Casaday, '40 ) 
have moved from Berea to Hazard, Kentucky, where Clem has 
a dental practice. 

Mrs. Stanley Musgrave ( Katharine Ogilvie ) has been 
serving as nutritionist in the nursery school at Oklahoma A. 
and M. in Stillwater, where her husband is on the faculty. 

James Edward Thomas has been made a partner in the 
law firm of Alston, Sibley, Miller, Spann and Shackelford in 
Atlanta, Georgia. 

Jack and Helen (Cone, '42) Zerwas report the highlight 
of a busy year was the visit of President Eisenhower to Minot, 
North Dakota. Jack, who is pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church there, was invited to give the invocation at the 
reception for the President. The Zerwases have three children. 


Dr. Frank M. Cross, Jr., on leave from the faculty of 
McCormick Theological Seminary, is one of a group of 
scholars sorting and translating fragments of ancient Biblical 
manuscripts recently discovered in caves in Palestine and 
Jordan. In a recent issue of the Bulletin of the American 
Schools of Oriental Research he had an article, which has 
attracted wide interest, on twenty-seven fragments from the 
first and second chapters of I Samuel. 

Elizabeth Pascoe ( Mrs. Charles H. ) Kelley has moved 
from Jersey City to River Edge, New Jersey. 

Dr. Marion E. Northup, ex '42, is now Dr. Marion Northup 
Johnston and lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

William B. Rich and his wife (Alma Mason, '41) are now 
making their home in Nashville, Tennessee. Bill is a member 
of the Department of Education of the State of Tennessee, 
serving as Executi\e Secretary of the Tennessee School Board 


Rev. James McEachern Barr has moved from Cutchogue, 
New York, to Oneida, New York, where he is pastor of Cochran 
Memorial Presbyterian Church. 

Robert M. Mair, who was living in Philadelphia, is now 
in Fallston, Maryland. 

Rev. Joseph N. Suitor has moved from Sikeston, Missouri, 
to Mayfield, Kentucky, where he is pastor of the First Presby- 
terian Church. 

Dr. Lloyd M. Taylor since January 1 has been general 
surgeon on the staff of the Great Falls Clinic, Great Falls, 

Gabriel G. Williamson is now pastor of the Community 
Presbyterian Church, Nixon, New Jersey. He was formerly 
assistant minister of the First Presbyterian Church, Lincoln, 

In November Bill and Elizabeth (Copeland, ex '46) 
Buford and their children were transferred to Gilbert, Arizona, 
where Bill is pastor of the First Methodist Church. Mary Jo 
Buford (Mrs. Walter) Tober, '48, and "Brick" and Ellen 
(Collins, '50) Brahams, '49, are other Maryvillians of whom 
they know in that area. 


Rev. John C. Taylor became a Chaplain in the Army last 
October and lias been stationed at Camp Pickett, Virginia. 
His wife (Aldyn Graham, ex '47) and son have been with him 
there, but he expects to be transferred soon. 

Marion Stout (Mrs. Stanton R.) Wilson, after a period of 
waiting in Japan, has joined her husband in Korea. They are 
missionaries under the Presbyterian Church. 


Rev. and Mrs. John H. Iloudcshel (Mary Evelyn Jamison, 
'46) have been living in Havre de Grace, Maryland, since 1950. 
Jack received his Th.M. degree from Princeton Seminary in 
June, 1950, and began his pastorate in Havre de Grace in 
July. They have two daughters, Ruth Elaine, born September 
30, 19.50, and Kathryn Joy, born November 19, 1952. 

Dorothea Lehman Leonard and her husband are li\ing in 
Miami, Florida, where he is University Pastor at the University 
of Miami. He was formerly pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church in Sidney, Ohio. 


Mildred Waring (Mrs. J. Edward) Conrad is now living 
in Scranton, Pennsylvania, and is already looking forward to 
bringing her husband and daughter to her tenth reunion in '56. 

Mrs. W. R. DuBois (Zenobia Bernardini) is in Blairstown, 
New Jersey, where her husband teaches in Blair Academy. 

Mrs. James W. Green, Jr. (Essie Broom) has moved from 
Savannah, Georgia, to Johnson City, Tennessee. 

Deep sympathy is extended to Louise Corbett Owen in 
tlie death of her husband, Lt. William H. Owen, last July 27. 
He was interning at Walter Reed Hospital when he was 
stricken with polio in September of 1952. He lived in a 
respirator until his death, although in June he was flown from 
Washington to Ann Arbor for treatment. Louise and her two 
sons are at her parents' home in Jacksonville, Florida. 

George M. Pope, ex '46, is supervisor of claims for the 
Tennessee division of State Farm Mutual Insurance Company, 
and lives in Nashville. 

Dr. and Mrs. David J. Seel, ex '46 (Mary Batchelor, '46), 
and Johnny, are in Tokyo learning the language and preparing 
for their mission work in Korea. 

Peter Van Blarcom, going home from his work in New 
York City one night about the first of March, was held up. 
He resisted and was stabbed in the back, the knife striking 
tlie spinal cord. Toward the end of March he expected to be ' 
transferred to the Kingsridge Veterans Hospital in the Bronx. 
At last word he could move his left leg but his right leg was 
paralyzed. He works for a publishing house in New York. 


Henry Crowson, ex '47, was graduated with the B.Ch.E. 
degree from the L'niversity of Florida in June, 1953. His 
education was interrupted twice for military service, his last 
tour of duty ha\ ing been spent in Germany. He is now work- 
ing toward a master's degree in mathematics at the University 
of Florida. 

Charles H. Hildreth and his wife (Carol June Hall, ex '49) 
are hving in Demorest, Georgia, where Charles is teaching 
history at Piedmont College. 

Harriet McKean writes that she is still working in Kansas 
City for American T & T Long Lines as an engineering as- 
sistant. Her brother Bob, ex '52, is in the Air Force and 
has been stationed near Paris for two years. He's been able 
to see much of Europe, including the coronation procession 
in London. 

John Richard Moore is Assistant Professor of Biology in 
the Norfolk Division, College of William and Mary-V.P.L, at 
Norfolk, Virginia. 

Mrs. Fred Rollinson, Jr. (Phyllis Waring, ex '47) is 
!i\iiig ill Williamantic, Connecticut. Her husband manages a 
Personal Loan office, and tlicy have a nineteen months old 
daughter, Joan. 

John R. Shell, who is a senior at Austin (Texas) Seminary, 
has been awarded a fellowship for furtlicr study. The fellow- 
ship is one of five awarded by the faculty. 

Jayne Shouse Smith, after a silence of .several years, has 
written of her family and work in Sucre, Bolivia. She and 
her husband went to Sucre in January, 1952, to begin Methodist 
work there among the students of the University of San 
Francisco Xavier and of the largest normal school in Bolivia. 
Thirteen girls live in their home and participate in their student 
program. "Most of our groups are well attended and it is 
easy to see that the students have a genuine hunger for a 
'student center,' which is what we have tried to make our 
home." LeGrand Benjamin Smith III is now over a year and 
a half old. 

Mrs. J. Harold Wright ( Helen Underwood ) lives in 
Snyder, New York. Her husband is head of the traffic depart- 
ment for Spencer-Kellog, Inc., Buffalo. 

John and Jean (Lehman, '44) Dillener arc hving in 
Chattanooga. John is with the water department of the Atlas 
Powder Company. They ha\e two bo>s, Jan, four, and 

Jeffrey, fifteen months. 

Mrs. John G. Johnson, Jr. ( Dorothy Grace Crowson ) is 
now living in Oswego, New York, where her husband is a 
student at the State Teachers College. Before her marriage in 
December, 1952, she was secretary to the Head of the Chemical 
Engineering Department at the University of Florida in Gaines- 

Bill Long, ex '48, is practicing dentistry in Shadyside, 

In December, First Lt. Sam H. Pemberton was ser\'ing 
with the 24th Infantry Division in Korea, as commander of 
Headquarters Company of the division's 24th Medical Battalion. 
Mrs. Pemberton (Lisette Gessert, '45) and the children are 
at her family's home in Roswell, New Mexico. 

Mrs. James Robertson (Rebecca .Maddux) and her hus- 
band and small daughter live in Clarksdale, Mississippi. 

Marjorie McCaleb Sapp is now Mrs. T. J. Gassett and 
lives in Macon, Georgia. 

Mrs. Robert C. Wilson (Gclolo Kell), who lives in Grand 
Rapids, Michigan, works part time in an office; her husband 
works in a bank. They are both acti\e in church work, and 
Gelolo hopes to go to Purdue in June (the Maryville College 
Choir will be there, and probably many other alumnae). 

Martha Brindley Ziegler (see marriages) continues to live 
in Hopewell, \'irginia, where she was a D.R.E. Her husband 
is a chemist there. 


Jeaiutte W eiiuiier .Mien, ex '49, lives in Independence, 
Missouri, where her husband is doing social work with the 
Welfare Department. They have a fifteen-months-old daugh- 
ter, Sylvia. 

Carolyn Scruggs Crotinger and her husband are living in 
Sunflower. Kansas, where both are employed by the Hercules 
Powder Company. 

Last October Earl R. M.irtin moved from Stonewall, 
Oklahoma, to Washington, D. C, where he is pastor of Temple 
Hills B.iptist Chapel. Temple Hills, Maryland. 


Eleanor Jean Miller is now Mrs. Robert Gary and is living 
in Pennington, New Jersey. 

Since September Edwin C. Pancoast, who is in the 
Foreign Service, has been director of the Amerika Haus, 
Bremen. He administers a library of 28,000 volumes there, 
with another of 24,000 volumes, and a third of 15,000 volumes 
in Bremerhaven, some fifty miles north. The Amerika Haus 
is one of the leading cultural establishments in Bremen; they 
have continuing exhibits on life in the United States, with 
daily lectures, discussions and films, speakers or American 

Charles N. Robinson, who has been working on a post 
doctoral fellowship at the University of Illinois for the past 
eight months, is now serving in the U. S. Army. He is 
stationed at Fort Jackson, South Carolina. 

Ada F. Shay is now Mrs. B. T. Wainwright and lives in 
Portsmouth, Virginia. 

Mr. and Mrs. Bernard E. Welch (Grace Hildebrand), 
who were in Knoxville, now live in El Paso, Illinois. 


William H. Chalker is now assistant pastor of the Second 
Presbyterian Church in Evanston, Illinois. 

Mary Elizabeth King is now Mrs. Clem Holland and lives 
in Resaca, Georgia. 

Glenn and Muriel Headrick Smith are living in Bethalto, 
Illinois. Glenn is employed in the ballistic research labora- 
tory at Olin Industries, East Alton, Illinois, Two little boys, 
Kenneth and Terry, keep Muriel busy. 

R. O. Smith, Jr., ex '50, is now in San Marcos, Te.\as, 
where he is an instructor in helicopter flying. 


Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Cameron (Betsy Moore, '52) are living 
in Knoxville, where J. A. is doing graduate work at the Uni- 
versity of Tennessee. 

Delbert and Lucy ( Carrick ) Earisman are living in New 
York City. Delbert has been discharged from the Army and is 
now studying for a Master's degree in English at Columbia 
University. Lucy is an assistant editor at Prentice-Hall 
Publishing Company, and taking night courses toward a 
Master's degree in Religion. 

Mrs. James R. Hollandsworth (Dorothy Downey, ex '51) 
is now at Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia, 
where her husband is a senior. 

Mr. and Mrs. John S. Moore (Elizabeth Dunn) are living 
in Levittown, Pennsylvania. Jack is employed by the Minne- 
apolis Honeywell Company. 

Ruth Nicholas received the Master of Religious Education 
degree from the Assembly Training School in Richmond, Vir- 
ginia in May, 1953. She is teaching in Staunton, Virginia 
this year. 

William H. Shields entered the service last fall and is 
stationed at the Army Depot in Atlanta, Georgia. His wife 
( Jean Pelton, '52 ) has joined him there. 

Mrs. Lewis R. Rishel (Ruth Crowson, ex '51) lives in 
San Diego, California. She is a graduate of the Riverside 
School of Nursing in Jacksonville, Florida, having received 
her R.N. in November, 1952. 

Ensign and Mrs. Archie Swarztrauber ( Beryl Stewart, '52 ) 
are living in Norfolk, Virginia, where Archie is stationed. 
Beryl teaches first grade in one of the Norfolk schools. 

Charles E. Trotter is currently stationed at Sondrestrom 
Air Base, sixty miles above the Arctic circle in Greenland. 
Mrs. Trotter (Carol Fraser) expects to join him there after 
her graduation from MaryvUle College in May. 


Mary Blackshear, who taught in Alcoa last year, is now 
in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Armando Divas, a student at Princeton Seminary, is 
working this year as assistant minister at the Presbyterian 
Church in Dover, New Jersey. Last summer he worked as a 
Spanish-speaking minister to the migrant workers in the area. 

Bettie Carroll ( Mrs. Douglas ) Elwood, ex '52, and her 
husband returned to the United States in January after two 
and a half years abroad. Dr. Elwood received his Ph.D. 
degree from the University of Edinburgh in June 195.3. Dur- 
ing their stay abroad they traveled in most of the countries 
of Western Europe and just before coming home made a trip 
to Egypt, Palestine, Greece, and Turkey. They are now visit- 
ing Bettie's parents in Etowah and have visited the campus 
several times. 

In Sun Kim is teaching English at Kyung Bok High 
School, in Seoul, Korea, and the English Bible at Yuong Nak 
Church. He writes that he has met Ben Sheldon, '50— they 
teach in the same church! 

Eva May Campbell Maltese and her husband, John, are 
both teaching at Wheaton College. He is a music instructor 
and she is in the art department. 

Larry Wallace is in his second year of teaching music in 
the public schools of McCrory, Arkansas. After school hours 
he has several private students in organ, and serves as organist 
of the First Methodist Church. 

Elizabeth Dinkle ( Mrs. Galen ) Work is teaching school 
in Baltimore County, Maryland, while Galen, '53, is in semi- 
nary. They live at the seminary, Lincoln University, Pennsyl- 


Bill Addy writes from England that he expects to be 
there for the remainder of his tour of duty. He is assigned 
to a Chemical Company at the RAF station. Upper Heyford 
Air Base. His address is Pvt. William Addy, US 51 278 643, 
98th Chemical Co. (S. G.), A.P.O. 194, %, P.M. New York, 
N. Y. 

Judy Johnson is employed by the FBI in Washington, 
D. C. 

Sally Kotz is teaching English at Everett High School 
near Maryville. 

Roberta E. Rankin is working as secretary of the Point 
Breeze Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

Marie Richards is doing experimental laboratory work at 
Columbia University for the Atomic Energy Commission. She 
is also taking some graduate work. 

Tasker and Jean (Ellis) Robinette expect to go to Long 
Branch, New Jersey, in July, where Tasker will serve a year 
of administrative residency at Monmouth Memorial Hospital. 
This year's internship will complete the requirements for a 
Master's degree in Hospital Administration from the Washing- 
ton University School of Medicine. 

Barbara Rogers is teaching physical education in Centre- 
ville, Maryland. 

Gerald Walker is living in Oak Ridge and going to the 
University of Tennessee to get a teaching certificate. 

Ensign Hugh Walker, an electronics officer, may be ad- 
dressed USS Trathen, DD530, % FPO, New York, He was 
on the campus recently en route from California to Norfolk, 
and said he certainly would appreciate hearing from friends. 

John Strand has returned to the Naval Air Service with 
the rank of Lieutenant, j.g. He reported to Jacksonville, 
Florida, shortly after his graduation in December. 




Grace Marie McCaiiiiMon, '11, to Jolin Y. Estal)rook, 
December 12, 1953, in Oak Riilfie, Tennessee. 

Lula Al)l)Ott Callaway, ex '46, to Vincent Patrick Fay, Jr., 
December 20, 1953, in Honolulu, Hawaii. 

Elizabeth Jane Protfitt, '46. to Winfred Dean Bell, 
November 21, 1953, in Maryvillc. 

I lelen Claire W'ilhoit, ex '47, to James McQueen Moroney, 
Jr., March 2, 1954, in Dallas, Texas. 

Ann Jenkins, ex '51, to Third Class Petty Officer Richard 
Caldwell, December, 1953. 

Lt. Charles Earl Trotter, '51, to Carol Jean Eraser, '54, 
November 8, 1953, in Maryvillc. 

Mary Elizabeth Crawford, '52, to Forrest Edwin Owen, 
Jr., January 1, 1954. 

Ann S. Leeder, '52, to Douglas R. Pickett, November 14, 

1953, in Landour, Mussoorie, India. 

Betty Lester, '52, to William O. Faulkner, Jr., '52, Febru- 
ary 6, 1954. 

Anne C. Kirkpatrick, '53, to Arthur Dwight Peck, April 
16, 1954, in Decatur, Georgia. 

Charles A. Schroeder, '53, to Alice Jo Larson, ex '53, 
November 25, 1953, in Coral Gables, Florida. 

Johnie Griffitts, '54, to Henry A. Lunsford, Jr., December 
27, 1953, at Calderwood, Tennessee. 

Barbara Jane Morrcll, ex '54, to Rudolph Hunt, March 7, 

1954, in MaryviUe. 

Rebecca Ruth Sexton, '54 to Ben Crowder Hargis, January 
23, 1954, at Friendsville, Tennessee. 

Pvt. Donald C. Alford, ex '55, to Edna Lois Davis, March 
18, 1954, in Kno.xville. 

William Lowry Blair, '55, to Jane Elizabeth Waters, 
January 2, 1954, in Knoxville. 

Herbert Kauhl, '55, to Dorothy M. Softly, December 26, 
1953, in Fairmont, Nebraska. 

Marie Ann Sharp, ex '55, to James Benjamin McCarty. 

Patsy Carole Wagner, ex '55, to Charles Martin Williams, 
March 20, 1954, in MaryviUe. 

Lewis Kenneth Yunker, '55, to Barbara Kathryn Lambert, 
October 9, 1953, in MaryviUe. 

Annie Moore ( Mrs. Edgar C. ) .Mason, '88, died August 
15, 1953, in South River, New Jersey. She was eightly-two 
years of age. Dr. Ma.son, '87, died in 1935. C. Broady, Prep, '88, died February 21, 1954, in 
MaryviUe, at the age of eighty-five. He is survived by one 
brothiT and five sisters, two of whom arc Mrs. J. H. Miser 
(Nancy Lee Broady, '06) and Mrs. E. A. Corderman (Mabel 
Broady, '06). 

Arthur Holtsinger, '02, aged seventy-two, died April 2, 
1954, after an extended illness. He lived in Dandridge, Ten- 
nessee, and had served as Clerk and Master of the Chancery 
Court, Jefferson County, for forty-eight years. He was also 
president of the Jefferson County Bank for twenty-five years 
and was on the Jefferson County Board of Education for 
thirty-five years. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, 
one son, and other relatives. 

John Patton Brown, '06, died on March 18, 1954, at his 
home in Knoxville, at the age of seventy. Mr. Brown had 
been for a number of years resident engineer for the Tennessee 
Highway Department. He is surv ivcd by one daughter, Deane, 
'38, two brothers, Cecil, Prep. '00, and Thomas G., '03, and 
two sisters, one of whom is Huldah Brown, ex '12. 

lone Peacock, '09, died November 26, 19.53, at her home 
in Hart, Michigan. She had suffered a broken hip in June 
and her death resulted from a blood clot which developed 
later. Miss Peacock had retired from teaching several years 
ago. She is survived by her mother, a brother and a sister, 
Gail, ex '10. 

Bettie Davis (Mrs. Charles C.) Proffitt, '09, died March 
6, 1954, at her home in MaryviUe. She was sixty-five years 
old. Mrs. Proffitt had been for many years a leader in F"arm 
Bureau and Home Demonstration Club affairs. She is survived 
by one son, Walter, ex '45, one daughter, Mrs. Kenneth Paxton 
(Charlotte Proffitt, '47), her mother and a sister, Mrs. Paul 
Roose (Hattie Virginia Davis, '09). Mr. Proffitt, Prep. '08, 
died in 1950. 

Mae Cowan Nuchols, '13, died January 1, 1954, at Blount 
Memorial Hospital in MaryviUe. Miss Nuchols had made her 
home in Washington, D. C. for the past thirty-five years, 
where she was employed by the Income Tax Department, and 
had returned to MaryviUe only a few months before her death. 

Carol Deane Moore, senior from 
Buechel, Kentucky, elected the 
1954 May Queen. 

The I9S3-I9S4 Sludent-Facully Senate in tession. 



Mr. and Mrs. John P. Murphy (Nina Gamble, '35), their 
third child, a son, Mark Gamble, October 12, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Frank P. Clark, ex '37 (Mary Wilson, ex 
'37), their fourth child, a son, John Nicholas, November 28, 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles M. Marstiller, '37, their third child, 
a daughter, Helen, in July, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Marion E. Blair, '38 (Bemice Cathcart, 
'40), their second child, a daughter, Katherine Jean, October 
9, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Gillespie, '38 (Harriet Huffstetler, 
'36), a son, David Warren, December 23, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Harvey Guigou, '38, a son, Louis, 
February, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Clyde W. Powell, '38 (Kathryn Reed, '38), 

their third child, a daughter, Dawn Virginia, June 10, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Haviland ( Louise Proff itt, ex '40 ) , 

their third child, a daughter, Michelle Farquhar, May 14, 1953. 

Dr. and Mrs. Otto Pflanze, Jr., '40, their first child, a son, 

Stephen George, February 7, 1954. 

Rev. and Mrs. Francis Seely, '42 (Ruth West, '40), their 
seventh child, a son, Jonathan Francis, December 8, 1953, in 

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene McCurry, '41 (Margaret Bailey, 
'42), their fifth child, a daughter, Barbara Grace, March 20, 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Vogado (Marjorie Resides, '41), a son, 
Paul, October 8, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lowell C. Weger (Vivian Moore, '41), their 
fourth child, a daughter, Harriet Louise, June 8, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur S. Bushing, '43 ( Dorothy Barber, 
'42), their third child, a daughter, Kathryn Elaine, January 
16, 1954. 

Dr. and Mrs. Paul J. Cooper, '43 ( Carolyn Eberhardt, 
'43), an adopted daughter, Helen Carolyn, born November 7, 

Dr. and Mrs. Oscar L. Lippard, '43 (Ellen Pascoe, '45), a 
son, Thomas Lee, October 11, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Smith, '43 ( Mary Elizabeth Day, 
ex '46), their fourth daughter, Susan Elizabeth, October 8, 

Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Harshman ( Billye Ruth Braly, '44), 
a daughter, Teresa Jane, April 11, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Clark Rowland (Ruth Cathcart, '44), their 
second child, a daughter, Rebecca, August 8, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Woodward (Georgia Meadows 
Woodward, '44), their third child, a daughter, Bethany, 
October 22, 1952. 

Rev. and Mrs. Calvin Leonard, III ( Dorothea Lehman, 
'45), their second daughter, Margaret Lynn, April 7, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. A. W. Spickard (Marcia Kern, '45), their 
third son, Bryan, February 26, 1954. 

Rev. and Mrs. Raymond H. Swartzback, '47 (Jane Hayes, 
'45), a daughter, Carol, December 22, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Vernon Blalock (Kathleen Glymph, 
'46), a son, December 10, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Jackson ( Mary Elizabeth Mc- 
Knight, '46), their fourth child, a daughter, Peggy Elaine, 
September 3, 1953. 

Lt. and Mrs. William H. Owen (Louise Corbett, '46), 
their second son, David Corbett, February 28, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs, Andy L. Sprinkle (Dorothy Justus, '46), 
their third child, a son, Alan Lawrence, October 28, 1953. 

Rev. and Mrs. Harvey Overton, Jr., '47, their first child, 
a daughter, Mary Anne, July 1, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Van Der Camp (Jean Frances Magill, 
'47), their third child, a son, Larry Steven, June 24, 1953. 

Rev. and Mrs. William P. Barker (Elsie Jean Cotton, '48), 

their second child, a daughter, Ellen Cotton, December 2, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Engel, '48 (Marian Lewis, '48), their 

third child, a daughter, Christine Ruth, September 13, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hasegawa (Anna Sakaizawa, '48), a 

son, Martin Keith, August 25, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. John G. Johnson, Jr. (Dorothy Grace Crow- 
son, '48), their first child, a son, John George, Jr., October 6, 

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Mitchell, '48, their first child, a son, 
Marvin Edward, Jr., March 12, 1954. 

Dr. and Mrs. Joe M. Grubb, ex '49, their third child, a 
daughter, Leshe Ann, January 1, 19.54. 

Rev. and Mrs. Robert G. Lodwick (Hedy Nabholz, '49), 
their first child, a daughter, Margaret Helen, September 24, 
1953, in Geneva, Switzerland. 

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Motsinger, ex '49, their first child, a 
son, Stanley Guy, December 23, 1953. 

Rev. and Mrs. George Reichard (Katherine Carpenter, 
'49), a daughter, Emily Karen, January 25, 1954. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Robertson Ross (Arlene Whiting, '49), 
their second child, a daughter, Martha Louise, October 30, 

Rev. and Mrs. Raymond Saunders, '49 ( Helen Gentry, 
'49), a daughter, Joyce Carolyn, May 2, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Topkins (Katherine Theda, ex '49), 
a son, Richard Marc, December 23, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. James V. Comett (Betty Crawford, '50), 
their first child, a daughter, Sarah Elizabeth, November 27, 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert C. Eastman, '50, a daughter, Barbara 
Elizabeth, November 14, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert L. Tulloch (Vendeda Huskey, '50), 
their first child, a daughter, Roberta, October 14, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Evans, '51, a daughter, Linda Kay, 
May 19, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Lopez (Harriet McClain, '51), 
their first child, a daughter, Penelope Susan, March 4, 1954. 
Mr. and Mrs. John S. Moore, '51 (Ehzabeth Dunn, '51), 
their first child, a son, Robert Watson, Fall, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Delbert R. Poling, '51 (Janet Whiting, 
'52), their first child, a daughter, Linda Lee, January 7, 1954. 
Mr. and Mrs. Lewis R. Rishel (Ruth Crowson, ex '51), 
their first child, a son, Luther Ernest, October 9, 1953. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Holsinger, '52 ( Nancy Rose, ex 
'53), their first child, a son, Barry Keith, March 20, 1954. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Kees, '52 (Hazel Deane Wood, 
'52), their first child, a daughter, Linda Diane, December 16, 

Mr. and Mrs. Odie Lee Earl, Jr. (Marie Lane, ex '53), 
their first child, a son, Jonathan Lee, March 4, 1954. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Imes (Hazel Robinson, ex '55), a 
daughter, Randa Ann, March 10, 1954. 


The annual May Day Festival will be on Saturday after- 
noon, May 1. Mrs. Queener, Assistant Professor of Physical 
Education, is in charge, assisted by other members of the 
faculty and staff. The theme will be Cinderella. A wander- 
ing minstrel will tell the story to entertain the Queen of the 
May, and as he talks the story will be pantomimed. 

Each year this draws one of the largest crowds that come 
to the campus, especially children. It is estimated that there 
are usually more than a thousand people present. 



In the fall of 1952 a group of former Maryville College 
athletes now living in the Maryville area and a number of 
other alumni and friends in the community, expressed an 
interest in securing an electric scoreboard and clock for the 
football field and new uniforms for the band. As a result of 
this interest, a benefit game was played against Tennessee 
Wesleyan College. An electric scoreboard was secured and 
some money was raised toward the band uniforms. This fall 
a benefit game was arranged with the B team of the University 
of Tennessee, which very generously accepted orjy a small 
sum for actual expenses. The receipts from these two games 
plus some gifts, and a thousand dollars contributed by the 
College, made possible the purchase of the uniforms and two 

The predominant color of the plaid in the kilts and scarves 
is red; the jackets and the caps are dark green. It is a very 
striking uniform, and the band looks very impressive. It is 
hoped that by next fall two students will have learned to play 
the bagpipes, so that Maryville may have a true "Highland" 


One of the big events of the Fall Semester, after Home- 
coming and the football season are over, is Barnwarming on 
Thanksgiving evening. The theme this year was "Storybook 
Land," and seniors David Gates and Virginia Smith were 
elected king and queen. 

Many other events have crowded the college calendar: 
"The Messiah" and Christmas Vespers; orchestra and band 
concerts; "An Evening with Charles Laughton"; the fall and 
spring dances; Victor Herbert's "The Fortime Teller" given by 
the Men's and Women's Glee Clubs; "The Lowland Sea" by 
the Opera Workshop; skit night; "Apple Blossom Time," the 
frosh talent show; "Bell, Book, and Candle," "The Lady's 
Not For Burning," selections from three Shakespeare plays; 
"The Sleep of Prisoners," and other one-act plays; debate trips; 
and of course wrestling and basketball. Yet to come are all 
the Easter services. May Day and the election of the May Day 
Queen, baseball, tennis, and senior recitals, comprehensives. 
Senior Breakfast, and so on and on. 

Speakers and visitors from a distance have included Rev. 
Dr. George H. Vick, '33, of Charleston, West Virginia; Miss 
Margaret Flory, of the Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions, 
who spoke in behalf of the Fred Hope Fund; President Walter 
A. Groves of Centre College of Kentucky; Dean Paul L. 
Palmer of the University of Chattanooga; Rev. Dr. John T. 
Peters of the Presbyterian General Council; Rev. Peter McCall 
and Rev. H. Burns Jamieson of the Presbyterian Church of 
England; Rev. Dr. Charles T. Leber of the Presbyterian Board 
of Foreign Missions; Rev. Francis Kinsler, '25, missionary in 
Korea; Rev. Dr. Edward L. R. Elson, of Washington, D. C; 
Mr. Ben D. Cooke, a businessman of London, England; Mr. 
Taisik Synn, Principal of a large boys' school in Korea; Pro- 
fessor Tatsuo Wakabayashi, Dean of the School of Social Work 
of Meiji Gakuin College, Tokyo; and Dr. W. S. Theophilus, 
Supervisor of the High School Department, United Christian 
Schools, JuUundur City, India.