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Mr. James K. CurnsL-igs 
6040 Newport Crascssnt 
Norfolk 5, Virginia 



Volume LVIII 

February, 1960 

Number 7 

Announcement of the Sesquicentennial 
Development Program is a significant 
event in Maryville College history. In 
collaboration with Dr. Joe C. Gamble, 
Chairman of the Board, and with other 
officers of the College, I prepared and 
presented to our faculty and students at 
Chapel on February 16 the formal an- 
nouncement which now appears in this 
issue of the Maryville College Bulletin. 
It was released to the public at a press 
conference which Dr. Gamble and I held 
immediately after the chapel service. 

Probably the plans in the College's 
history most nearly paralleling the ones 
in this present Sesquicentennial Pro- 
gram were those connected with the 
Centennial Fund during the years pre- 
ceding the 100th Anniversary in 1919. 
But there is no record of a previous 
Maryville College long range plan so 
comprehensive as is the one we now 
announce. The blueprint we have de- 
veloped includes purpose as well as pro- 
gram, people as well as plant, and covers 
not only the years leading up to our 
Sesquicentennial, but also years far be- 
yond it. 

Changing conditions may require re- 
visions in the blueprint; and the Direc- 
tors have power, of course, to alter at 
any time their own decisions. Priorities 
especially in plant development are sub- 
ject to modification either because of 
change of priority in need or because 
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On Tuesday, February 16, an important announcement was made by Dr. Lloyd at 
Chapel. This statement describing the Sesquicentennial Development Program is one of the 
most momentous in the history of the College. The complete text is presented herewith for 
serious consideration by the Alumni and friends of the College. 


The Directors of Maryville College have adopted a far-reaching Sesquicenten- 
nial Development Program, to culminate at the College's 150th Anniversary in 1969. 

The program is built around specific essentials in the long range purpose and 
plans which the Directors have set before the College as to its nature, facilities, 
and work. It includes the raising of funds totaling $6,000,000 for capital and 
current uses outlined later in this statement. 

Architect's drawing of new Science Hall, immediate objective in Sesquicentennial Development 

This ten-year plan and its goals are based upon studies and recommendations 
made by a Long Range Planning Committee, appointed in 1956, composed of direc- 
tors, faculty, and officers of the College; and by the President of the College, and 
committees and members of the Board. Some elements in the plan have been an- 
nounced previously; but this present statement constitutes the first public announce- 
ment of the program as a whole. 


Maryville College was founded by the Synod of Tennessee of the Presbyterian 
(now the United Presbyterian) Church in the USA, through a resolution adopted 

(Continued on next page) 

The President (Cont'd) 

of the special interest of benefactors 
of the College. But we, as officers and 
Directors of the College, have drafted 
what we believe to be the best design 
possible in light of the facts of today 
and the known prospects of the future. 

As I write this, two important proj- 
ects lie immediately before us. The first 
is the Maryville College Day scheduled 
for March 8, 1960, when an extensive 
solicitation for current funds will be 
made in the community. This is the 
most comprehensive and extensive ef- 
fort for local current support yet made, 
and we hope not only for its success 
this year but for its continuance in fu- 
ture years. The other immediate proj- 
ect is the effort to secure funds for the 
much needed new science building and the 
rehabilitation of Fayerweather Science 

The Sesquicentennial Program has 
roots in all of the past — not merely the 
period since 1956 when our Long Range 
Planning Committee began its work; not 
merely since it became evident college 
populations would, like general popula- 
tions, "explode" in the 1960s and 1970s; 
not merely since World War II which 
required many revisions of plans; not 
merely since 1930 when the sixth presi- 
dency began (there have been only six 
presidents in the College's history of 140 
years); but back to the Centennial and 
to the Semi-Centennial and to the Found- 
ing itself. As now announced it is based 
on facts of the long past and the ex- 
pectations of the far future. But even 
more, it is rooted in the conviction that 
God has a continuing and enlarging es- 
sential service for Maryville College to 
render to the world. 

Development Program (Cont'd) 

Bulletin of 


February, 1960 

No. 7 

James W. Hampton, Editor 

Published in May, June, August, October, 
November, December, February, March, and 
April by Maryville College. Entered May 24, 
1904, at Maryville, Tennessee, as second class 
matter. Acceptance for mailing at special 
rate of postage provided for in Section 1103, 
Act of October 3, 1917, authorized February 
10, 1919. 

on October 19, 1819. The 50th Anniversary in 1869, three years after the College 
re-opened following the Civil War, was marked by laying the foundation of Anderson 
Hall, the first building on the present campus, and by filling the office of Presi- 
dent which had been vacant since the outbreak of war in 1861. The 100th Anniver- 
sary in 1919 was preceded by the raising of the Centennial Fund of more than a 
half million dollars, a sum equivalent then to more than twice that now. The 
125th Anniversary in 1944 during World War II was observed in a special convoca- 
tion, but due to the War the celebration had to be very limited. The 140th Anni- 
versary, October 19, 1959, was observed in a significant way by the important action 
of the Directors, five days later, in adopting the Sesquicentennial goals now an- 
nounced for the 150th Anniversary in 1969. 

Maryville College has a long and honorable history, being among the fifty 
oldest of the 2,011 colleges and universities in the United States. It now provides 
courses in twenty-five fields of the liberal arts and sciences; has a Christian faculty 
of high academic training and a student body from more than forty states and 
foreign countries; possesses a campus of 375 acres on which there are some twenty 
buildings; and is accredited by the official, national, regional, and state accrediting 
bodies. But the future in which the church-related Christian college has an essential 
role to play presents a challenge to strengthen and expand our program and facili- 
ties for service which makes necessary this Sesquicentennial Development Program. 


Basic to all major plans for the future is a clear concept of the long range 
purpose the College aims to achieve. Therefore, the Directors have adopted in 
substance, as a policy blueprint for the future, a list of essentials in Maryville's 
long range purpose. These call for the continuance and further development of 
Maryville College as: 

A private (non-tax-supported), coeducational, four-year college of liberal arts 
and sciences, conferring the bachelor's degree, with due regard to the possibilities 
of vocational preparation within the framework of its basic curriculum; 

An accredited college academically, not only meeting but surpassing the mini- 
mum standards of the accrediting bodies; with a faculty superior in training, ability, 
and Christian character; with admission policies which give quality priority over 
quantity and include the continued strengthening of entrance requirements; 

A Christian college in its announced purpose, character, program, and results; 
a college related, as it has been since its founding in 1819, to the (United) Presby- 
terian Church in the USA; a college in which qualified persons may be accepted 
as students, faculty, and directors without discrimination because of race or color; 

A college of limited size, but with a schedule of increases from the present 
total enrollment of 750 to 900 in five years and 1,000 in ten years, with the expec- 
tation that the proportion residing in campus dormitories will continue to average 
approximately eighty per cent of the total student body; 

A college financially within reach of qualified students of moderate means as 
well as those of ample means, with such revisions in details as may be deemed 
wise in light of changing conditions and of Maryville's historic policies of reasonable 
charges and organized student aid. 


The goal of $6,000,000, established by the Directors as part of the Sesquicen- 
tennial Development Program, includes three principal objectives. One consists of 
the cumulative ten-year total of necessary annual current funds; the second is 
additional endowment as a source of current funds; and the third is for buildings 
and other physical facilities. These may be described as follows: 

1. ADDITIONAL CURRENT OPERATING INCOME, with ten-year objectives 
that call for a 100% increase in the College's salary budget, through regular annual 
advances, within an 807r over-all increase in the Educational and General Operating 
budget. The cumulative total of these current funds over the ten-year period is 
estimated at $2y 2 million. Substantial and continuous increase in operating budget 
is absolutely essential if the College is to meet the demands and the challenge of 
the coming decade. Although the academic program is now highly accredited, its 
quality must continue to be improved and its scope expanded; College salaries must 
be raised as rapidly as possible to levels comparable to those of other spheres of 

service, and then advanced as national standards advance; instruction, library 
service, and residence facilities must be made available for increasing numbers of 
students; and if the past trends are indications of the future, costs in general will 
increase rather than decrease. All of this represents service to people, which is 
the primary purpose of all assets and efforts of a college like Maryville. 

These necessary current funds are to be realized from three sources: (1) earn- 
ings of additional endowments as provided in the second financial objective described 
later in this statement; (2) additional student fees, through increased enrollment 
and/or increased charges; and (3) additional gifts for current use. The proportion 
required from current gifts will depend to a considerable degree on the amount 
of additional income realized from new endowment and student fees. However, the 
present advance estimate is that in each of the next ten years it will be necessary 
to obtain in current gifts $20,000 more than had been received in the preceding year. 

II. ADDITIONAL ENDOWMENT— $1,500,000. A college's endowment funds, soundly 
invested, constitute a primary assured source of income. The Directors have set 
a Sesquicentennial goal of $1,500,000 in additional endowment, which, on the basis 
of the College's present investment earnings, will add approximately $75,000 a year 
to the College's current operating income. This is an absolutely necessary part 
of the additional current operative income projected in the first financial objective. 
The present endowment is approximately $3,100,000 (market price), and the amount 
in the Sesquicentennial goal will bring the total to more than four and one-half 
million dollars, a ten-year increase of almost fifty per cent. 

$2,000,000. The present college campus of 375 acres and the existing buildings and 
facilities are carried on the books at a conservative figure of $4,300,000. To meet 
the immediate and the long range needs of the future, the Directors, since com- 
pletion of the Chapel in 1954, have approved twenty-eight major building and plant 
improvement projects, as listed below. Of these, the first seventeen (including 
Nos. 1-9 completed before 1960) have been given priority in the ten years leading 
up to the 150th Anniversary in 1969. 

Buildings and Improvements Completed Before 1960 

(1) First new women's dormitory (completed 1959) $ 427,000 

(2) First new women's dormitory furnishings 34,000 

(3) First new women's dormitory walks, drives, grading, etc 8,300 

(4) Carnegie Hall rehabilitation (completed 1958) 148,000 

(5) Pearsons Hall rehabilitation (completed 1959) 68,000 

(6) McLain Memorial Hall rehabilitation (completed 1959) 55,000 

(7) Baldwin Hall necessary repairs (made 1959) 4,000 

(8) New steam line ($27,000, less $7,000 included in new dormitory costs) 20,700 
(for Pearsons Hall and two future buildings) 

(9) Costs: U. S. Government $11,000; Interest $15,000 26,000 

Total cost of Projects 1-9 above $ 791,000 

Funds available: U. S. Government loan $450,000 

Dormitory Fund (gifts) 206,000 656,000 

Balance to be provided $ 135,000 

Future Buildings and Major Improvements 
With Priority Through 1969 

(10) New science building, equipped $ 450,000 

(11) Fayerweather Science Hall rehabilitation 125,000 

(12) Art wing addition, Fine Arts Center 25,000 

(13) New maintenance building 30,000 

(14) New north entrance 10,000 

(15) Second new women's dormitory, furnished 450,000 

(16) First new men's dormitory, furnished 450,000 

(17) New student center 325,000 

Total estimated cost of Projects 10-17 above $1,865,000 

Total new funds required by 1969, for Projects 1-17 $2,000,000 

Other Approved Long Range Projects 

(18) New library; (19) Bartlett Hall rehabilitated; (20) Dining Hall Annex; 
(21) New infirmary; (22) Thaw Hall first floor remodeled; (23) Third new women's 
dormitory; (24) Baldwin Hall removed; (25) Physical education building; (26) Ad- 
ministration and classroom building; (27) Anderson Hall first floor remodeled; 
(28) Chapel bell tower. 

(Estimated total cost of these Other Approved Long Range Projects — $2,000,000.) 

Campus Master Plan 

The Directors have approved a campus 
plan to provide a regulative pattern for 
the location of future buildings and de- 
velopments listed in Projects Nos. 1-28 
above. Top priority has been given to 
the construction of a new science build- 
ing and the rehabilitation of the present 
Fayerweather Science Hall. 


The development record of the decade 
from 1949 to 1959 includes: (1) increas- 
ing the average instructional salaries 
65% plus additional benefits such as So- 
cial Security and major medical insurance 
for all faculty and staff, and increasing 
the total operating budget 357< ; (2) 
adding something more than $600,000 to 
the Endowment; (3) constructing and 
furnishing the Fine Arts Center at a 
cost of approximately $450,000, given 
by an alumnus and his wife; (4) con- 
structing and equipping the Samuel 
Tyndale Wilson Chapel and Theater at 
a cost of approximately $695,000, all of 
which has now been provided except 
$217,000; (5) paying off an overdraft of 
approximately $95,000 on the heating 
plant which had been completed in the 
preceding decade; (6) rehabilitating Car- 
negie, Memorial, and Pearsons Residence 
Halls at a cost of approximately $275,000, 
provided by a U. S. Government loan and 
gifts; (7) constructing and furnishing 
a new women's dormitory at a cost of 
approximately $465,000, provided by 
gifts and a U. S. Government loan. 

Thus the 1950s have constituted a no- 
table decade in the College's develop- 
ment, and have given direction and 
impetus to the yet greater plans for the 
1960s which will culminate in the Mary- 
ville College Sesquicentennial. 


We enter on this Sesquicentennial 
decade grateful to God and to generous 
friends for the progress of the College 
to this time, and with expectancy that 
yet greater progress and service lie 
ahead. We look with confidence to gen- 
erous individual friends, philanthropic 
foundations, business corporations, 
churches, students and their families, 
and alumni, who recognize in Maryville 
a soundly established and forward look- 
ing private, church-related, Christian 
college, which is of strategic importance 
in this unprecedented era of higher edu- 
cation in America. 

Notable New Buildings 

of the Past Decade 

The Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel, 1954 

The new residence hall for women, 1959 



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Alumni Day- 
May 14, 1960 

With the announcement of the Sesqui- 
centennial Development Program in this 
issue of the Maryville College Bulletin, 
the annual Alumni Day observance this 
year takes on special significance. In 
addition to the normal urge to meet 
classmates and reminisce over the good 
old days, there is the incentive this year 
to hear of the latest happenings on 
campus, particularly as they relate to 
the Development Program. 

As early as February first, the Class 
of 1925, the 35-year Class, was busy 
sending out letters to class members 
urging attendance at the reunion on the 
14th of May. James W. King, Dr. Fred 
A. Griffitts, and Doris Musick were the 
loyal alumni of the 35-year Class who 
started the ball rolling. 

Col. E. Newman Smith, President of 
the 25-year Class, has already been in 
touch with Ernie B. Lowe in Maryville 
and with the Alumni Office to get plans 
under way for a large attendance of the 
Class of 1935. 

Jim Etheridge, President of the 20- 
year Class, has also been in touch with 
the Alumni Office in an effort to get 
an early start with reunion plans for 
his Class. 

Letters have gone out from the 
Alumni Office to all Presidents of the 
reunion classes, suggesting that if the 
Office can be of help in contacting class 
members, every effort will be made to 
give one hundred per cent cooperation. 

The names and addresses of the of- 
ficers of the Five and Ten year classes 
involved in the 1960 reunions are as fol- 

Class of 1955: 

William F. Davis, Jr. 

3 Condict Street 

Morris Plains, New Jersey 

Class of 1950: 

Dr. Henry A. Callaway, Jr. 
820 Louise Circle 
Durham, North Carolina 

Class of 1945: 

Rev. Robert E. Seel 
5151 Este 
Caracas, Venezuela 

Class of 1940: 

Mr. James H. Etheridge 

Where Lies the Responsibility? 

By The Hon. Joe C. Gamble 
Chairman, Board of Directors, Maryville College 

Elsewhere in this issue is the report of an announcement by the Directors of 
the College of perhaps the most important step taken by the College since the turn 
of the century. I refer to the announcement made by the President at Chapel on 
February 16, 1960, of the Sesquicentennial Celebration of the College to be held 
in 1969 and of the program that has and will lead up to it. 

A great part of the program deals with financial objectives gained and to be 
gained — but not all. It has to do with spirit, with superior teaching, with 
academic excellence, and with moral standards. For all of these the College con- 
tinues to strive and I wish all Alumni could see as I am able to see, the strong 
young faculty men and women who are stepping into the places of those faculty 
members whom so many of us knew to be great. I wish also that you could see 
the great student body of this year and the spirit that prevails on the campus. 

The financial program, the success of which is necessary for the attainment 
of the objectives of the College is a continuing one, and as you will notice from 
the announcement, is not a program just now starting but is a continuance of 
special emphasis which has been in progress since the Fine Arts Center was built 
and has continued with the building of the new Chapel and Theatre, the new girls' 
dormitory, and the rehabilitation of Carnegie, Memorial and Pearsons. But this 
financial program must continue with the next major building objective, the 
financing of a new science building. Through all the building program and 
probably paramount to it must also be the strengthening of the endowment of the 
College and the increasing of current gifts so that the offerings at the College will 
be equal or superior to the physical plant. 

Where will be the responsibility for this financial program? Well, for its 
organization and presentation, the College Administration will have to lead as it 
has and will, but leadership is not enough. The Directors are responsible but unlike 
many College directorates, they are not wealthy persons but they have moved 
toward their responsibility. The local community is responsible and toward accept- 
ing responsibility, the first Maryville College Day in the College Community is 
being planned for March 8, 1960. The Church is responsible and year by year 
our own Church is giving more attention to its responsibility to the various church 
related colleges, including Maryville. But most of all, the Alumni are respon- 
sible — not only by their own gifts but by the contacts which they may have and 
will make for the College with persons or foundations with money. I am sure that 
every Alumnus of Maryville has contacts with at least one person or foundation 
with money to give to good causes. Let us all make friends for Maryville during 
the next ten years. 

415 Linstew Drive, Rt. 4 
Fort Walton Beach, Florida 

Class of 1935: 

Col. E. Newman Smith 

23 Dyer Street 

Fort Bragg, North Carolina 

Class of 1930: 

Mr. Frank Edward Baker 
c/o Shell Oil Company 
P. O. Box 673 
New Orleans 7, Louisiana 

Class of 1925: 

Dr. John R. Stockton 
1010 Gaston Avenue 
Austin, Texas 

You should be hearing from your Class 
President soon. If not, why not drop 
him a line. 


On page one is the architect's render- 
ing of the proposed new science build- 
ing which will consist of a basement, 
a ground floor designed primarily for 
Physics and Earth Sciences, a second 
floor designed for Chemistry and Re- 
search, and a separate but connected 
amphitheatre type lecture hall of 175 
seats, available to all departments of 
the College. The architect's drawings 
on page four give a good idea of the 
main features of the structure. 

A covered passageway to Fayer- 
weather Science Hall will connect the 
new building. Fayerweather is scheduled 
for extensive remodeling and re-equip- 
ping to provide laboratory and other 
facilities primarily for Biology, Psychol- 
ogy, and Home Economics. Preliminary 
estimates of combined costs, as seen in 
the Sesquicentennial Development sched- 
ule, are in the neighborhood of $575,000. 

rftocmvti TteuAb 

In view of the importance of the an- 
nouncement of the Sesquicentennial De- 
velopment Program, it was decided to 
delay the printing of the February issue 
of the Maryville College Bulletin in or- 
der to include the complete statement 
made by Dr. Lloyd. An Alumni issue of 
the Bulletin was due in March. In view 
of the delay of the February issue, it 
seemed inadvisable to publish two issues 
only two weeks apart. This issue, there- 
fore, represents the regular February 
Bulletin combined with the March issue. 
The latter was scheduled to include 
Alumni News which is printed in this 
combination issue. 

The next Bulletin will be distributed 
in April. The next issue containing 
Alumni News will be the August issue. 
Material should be received in the 
Alumni Office by the fifteenth of the 
month preceding publication. 


Ernest M. Reeves retired January 1, 
1960, from the City of Los Angeles Rec- 
reation and Park Department. He had 
been with the department for thirty-six 

Dr. John R. Stockton has been ap- 
pointed to the Board of Directors of 
the San Antonio Branch of the Federal 
Reserve Bank of Dallas. Dr. Stockton 
is Director of the Bureau of Business 
Research of the University of Texas 
and a Professor of Business Statistics 
at the University. He is also editor of 
the Texas Business Review. 

Walter C. Burris has been made prin- 
cipal of Bowmantown Elementary School 
in Washington County, Tennessee. 

Rev. John T. Wriggins presided at the 
Ecumenical Mission Convocation held in 
Columbus, Ohio, in October. He was 
chairman of a "Mission Program" clinic 
that was part of the Convocation pro- 

Dr. George Vick was named as one 
of West Virginia's "Ten Best Dressed 
Men" in the first such contest spon- 
sored by the Charleston Gazette and 
Daily Mail. 

William S. Dunning was selected as 
the January "Citizen of the Month" in 

Glen Ellyn, Illinois, for his work in 
planning and leading the Central DuPage 
Hospital Association campaign. He is 
president of the association. 

Dr. Wilbur S. Johnson attended the 
37th annual Southeastern Congress of 
Optometry held January 31 - February 
2 at Dinkier - Plaza Hotel in Atlanta. 
He will also attend the meeting of the 
Southern Council of Optometrists, sec- 
ond largest optometric organization in 
the U. S. 

Rev. Michael P. Testa was a consult- 
ant delegate at the World Presbyterian 
Alliance Congress held in Sao Paulo, 
Brazil during the summer. Conferences 
and speaking engagements in the fall 
took him to Holland, Denmark, Sweden, 
Berlin, and Switzerland. Mr. Testa and 
his wife (Christine Holscher, ex '44) will 
begin their furlough in July, 1960. 

Lorena Dunlap Organ is back in Ath- 
ens, Ohio, after a year spent in India, 
where her husband was doing research. 

Margaret Froneberger, ex '36, was 

honored as one of the most loyal sup- 
porters of the Maryville High School's 
athletic teams. She was captain of the 
1929 Maryville girls' team that won the 
state championship. 

Hendrika P. Tol is teaching at Davis 
Indian Mission at Georgetown, British 
Guiana, South America. 

Mildred Eugenia Trotter, ex '38, is a 
member of the junior class in the under- 
graduate school of the Presbyterian 
School of Christian Education at Rich- 
mond, Virginia. 

Rev. John A. Hawkins, ex '43, was 

elected president of the Abraham Lincoln 
Area Council of Religious Liberals, Uni- 
tarian-Universalist at the council's Fall 
meeting. The council includes the 
churches of the Illinois area. 


Rev. Donald L. Barker is the new 

moderator of Union Presbytery of the 
United Presbyterian Church in the 
U.S.A. Mr. Barker is pastor of North 
Hills Presbyterian Church in Knoxville, 

Rev. and Mrs. William A. Buford, '44 
(Sara Elizabeth Copeland 'ex '46) were 

among ninety-three persons commis- 
sioned as home and overseas mission- 
aries by the Methodist Church at Buck 
Hill Falls, Pennsylvania, in January. 
The Bufords will go to Hawaii, he as 
missionary pastor and she to work in 
the field of Christian Education. For 
the past three years Mr. Buford has 
been pastor of the Asbury Methodist 
Church in Phoenix. 

Rev. Paul Moehlman received a Cam- 
pus Christian Workers' Grant from Dan- 
forth Foundation for a year of study. 
He chose to do his work at Union Semi- 
nary in New York. 

Colleen Baugh Barnard was elected 
Kingston (Tenn.) Teacher of the Year 
by the women's clubs of Kingston. Mrs. 
Barnard teaches social studies in the 
eighth grade at Kingston Junior High 

Nell Minear Mitchell is now living in 
Loveland, Colorado, where her husband 
is pastor of the Loveland United Pres- 
byterian Church. 

Rev. Abner Paul Richard Jr. was in- 
stalled as pastor of First Presbyterian 
Church of Oneida, New York, on Febru- 
ary 14, 1960. 

Rev. James Lawrence Hogue is pastor 
of Eastminster United Presbyterian 
Church in Indianapolis. He also serves 
as Synod's permanent clerk and as 
chairman of Synod's Committee on 
Camps and Conferences. Mrs. Hogue 
is Ethel Park, ex '46. 

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Pemberton, '48 
(Lisette Gessert, '45) are in Landstuhl, 
Germany, where he is Adjutant at the 
Eighth Evacuation Hospital. 

Carl M. Lazenby is a member of the 
senior class in the graduate school of 
the Presbyterian School of Christian 
Education at Richmond, Virginia. 

Alan E. and Jean Cobb ('48) Rock are 
now living in Elmhurst, Illinois, where 
Alan is Manager of Education and Re- 
search in the Chicago office of Western 
Adjustment Company. 

Raymond Saunders is doing work as a 
special student at McCormick Theologi- 
cal Seminary. 

Rev. Carl W. Wilson, Jr. has been 
appointed full-time minister to East Ten- 

nessee State College Presbyterian stu- 
dents and faculty members. He was ap- 
pointed by the Christian Education Com- 
mittee of the Presbyterian Synod of Ap- 


Clifford H. Henry, Jr. is a stock 
broker with Abbott, Proctor and Paine 
of Knoxville. He has just returned 
from a month's work at the New York 
Stock Exchange. 

Rev. Herbert M. McCallum is serving 
as administrative resident at the North 
Carolina Memorial Hospital, University 
of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is 
training to serve as an assistant admin- 
istrator of a larger community hospital 
and is one of several clergymen who 
are trained in the graduate programs 
in hospital administration for leadership 
in the health field. 

First Lt. Ethel A. Nelson is attend- 
ing the flight nurses school at the School 
of Aviation Medicine, Brooks Air Force 
Base, Texas. 

Rev. Paul Woodbury, Jr. is pastor of 
Asbury First Methodist Church of 
Springfield, Massachusetts. He and his 
wife (Minnie L. Highsmith, '51) have 
adopted two children, Nancy Christine, 
age six in January, 1960; and John Paul, 
age two in December, 1959. 

Ruth Humes Folta and her family are 
in Korea as missionaries. Ruth has re- 
sponsibility for distributing relief funds 
sent to their area from America. She 
also arranges for all English worship 
services and prayer groups held in their 
American community of Kwangju. 

Herbert Palmer is coaching football 
and wrestling at Jonathan Dayton 
Regional High School in Springfield, 
New Jersey. He is also president of 
the Teachers' Association. 

Joseph R. Poland has just concluded 
a four-month assignment for RCA to 
review operations of foreign subsidi- 
aries. His work took him to London, 
Zurich, Geneva, Madrid, Rome, Bom- 
bay, Hong Kong, Sydney and Tokyo. 

Rev. D. Robert Van Nest is associate 
pastor of First Presbyterian Church, 
Anchorage, Alaska. 


Donald L. Gray is Assistant Pastor of 
First Presbyterian Church, Missoula, 


Rev. and Mrs. Bruce R. Miller (Isabel 
Leitch, '53) spent six weeks during the 

Spring Calendar 


1-31— College Exchange Show, The Art Gallery. 

1 — Maryville College-Community Artists Series, Carmen, 8:15 p.m., The Chapel. 

4- 5 — Maryville College Playhouse, A Doll's House, 8:00 p.m., The Theatre. 

11 — Maryville College Lecture Series, Senator Gale W. McGee of Wyoming, 
Southeast Asia, 8:00 p.m., The Theatre. 

1(5-24 — Spring Vacation. 

26 — Maryville College Scholarship Awards Competitions, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 
The Music Hall. 





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-Graphics by David E. Bernard of the University of Wichita. Gallery talk by 
Mr. Bernard on Friday, April 15, 7:30 p.m., The Art Gallery. 

-Maryville College Band Concert, 8:00 p.m., The Music Hall. 

-Home Concert, Maryville College Choir, 7:00 p.m., The Chapel. 

-Musical Show, Glee Clubs, 8:00 p.m., The Theatre. 

-Easter Sunrise Service, The Amphitheatre. 

-Student. Show, The Art Gallery. 
-May Day Festival. 

-Maryville College-Community Orchestra Concert, 8:00 p.m., The Music Hall. 
-Commencement Week: 

May 13, Friday, 8:30 p.m. — Commencement play. 
May 14, Saturday — Alumni Day. 
May 15, Sunday — Baccalaureate Day: 
10:30 a.m. — Baccalaureate service. 
4:00 p.m. — Music Hour. 
7:00 p.m. — Vespers. 
May 16, Monday, 8:30 p.m. — Commencement play. 

May 17, Tuesday. 

3:00-5:00 p.m. — President's reception at Morningside. 
8:30 p.m. — Commencement play. 
-Commencement Day: 

10:30 a.m. — Graduation exercises, 141st year. 

summer visiting her relatives in Scot- 
land. Mr. Miller fulfilled a number of 
preaching engagements. 


Rev. and Mrs. Adolph W. Kunen 
(Iantha Jean Peterson, '56) are living 
in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, where he 
is Assistant Minister at the Pine Street 
United Presbyterian Church. 

Rev. John T. Rorex is Associate Min- 
ister at Pulaski Heights Presbyterian 
Church in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

Katherine (Kay) Powell is doing- 
graduate work toward the M.A. degree 
and pre-medical requirements at the 
University of Maryland. 

Mary K. Alison is teaching in Ar- 
butus Junior High School, Baltimore 
County, Maryland. 

Lee Fowler Whitehouse is Chief Die- 
titian at Mount Zion Hospital and Medi- 
cal Center in San Francisco, a research 
hospital with 350 beds. She has a staff 
of six dietitians. 

Alice M. Blackburn is Home Demon- 
stration Agent in Johnson County, Ten- 

Nancy Marshall is a research assist- 
ant in the Department of Home Eco- 
nomics of the Ohio Agricultural Experi- 
ment Station. Her article, "Electronic 
Cookery of Top Round of Beef" was pub- 
lished in the January, 1960, Journal of 
Home Economics. 

Marvelyne Rise is doing work as a 
special student at McCormick Theologi- 
cal Seminary. 

'Continued on next page) 

Here and There (Cont'd) 


Dolly Berry, ex '58, is a senior in the 
undergraduate school of the Presbyte- 
rian School of Christian Education in 
Richmond, Virginia. 

Anita Cole is doing work toward the 
M.A. degree at MeCormick Theological 

Sidney W. Gilreath has enrolled in 
the University of Tennessee College of 

Margaret L. Keitt is a member of the 
senior class in the graduate school of 
the Presbyterian School of Christian 
Education at Richmond, Virginia. 

Mary Ellen Lee is working toward the 
M.A. degree at MeCormick Theological 

George Podgorny is teaching a Rus- 
sian language class two nights a week 
while studying medicine at Bowman 
Gray School of Medicine. 


PFC F. Eugene Garren recently ar- 
rived in Korea. He is a member of the 
4th U. S. Army Missile Command and 
is serving as a chaplain's assistant. 


Rev. Richard J. Dosker, Jr., '51, to 
Barbara Laverne Jensen, December 20, 

Emmett D. Foskey, '53, to Marilyn E. 
Burt, January 2, 1960, Toronto, Ontario, 

Grace Greenawalt, '53, to Jose de 
Nieto, June 28, 1959, in San Fernando, 
Cadiz, Spain. 

Joanne Edwards Holland, '54, to Ar- 
thur A. Kron, Jr., October 24, 1959. 

Connie Jeanne Howell, '54, to George 
C. Lowe Jr., '53, June 25, 1955. 

A. Patricia Laing, '54, to William 
Chadwick Stevens, August 29, 1959. 

Ann Murray, '58, to William Mac- 
Gregor Bridgeland, September 12, 1959. 

Zona L. Gogel, '59, to James H. Ken- 
nedy, '56, December 27, 1959. 


Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Muse (Dorotha 
Painter, ex '38), a daughter, Cathy 
Lynn, born July, 1958; adopted October, 

Rev. and Mrs. Jack Zerwas, '41 (Helen 
Cone, '42), a son, Philip Alan, their 
fourth child, March 28, 1959. 

Rev. and Mrs. John H. Houdeshel, '45 
(Mary Jamison, '46), a daughter, Betty 
Grace, their fourth child, June 23, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Carl W. Stamer (Doris 
Wright, '45), a son, April 28, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. C. Wayland James 
(Helen Wilson, '46), a daughter, Laura 
Catherine, born December 2, 1959; adopt- 
ed December 7, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Conly Shults (Boby Jo 
Reed, '47), a son, Douglas Kenneth, 
their second child, November 25, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Samuel C. Broyles, '49, 
a son, Samuel Edward, born August, 
1955; adopted November 23, 1955. 

Rev. and Mrs. Carl W. Wilson, Jr., 
'49 (Sara Jo Kiger, '49), a daughter, 
Joy Marie, September 21, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Alan Kiger, ex '50, 
a son, Joel Chandler, their fourth child, 
November 2, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin E. Sheldon, 
'50, a son, Robert Bruce, their fourth 
child, September 9, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lee Morgan, Jr. (Frances 
Barr, '51), a son, William Lee, their 
second child, November 24, 1959. 

Rev. and Mrs. Millard M. Stephens, 
'51, a son, David Martin, January 2, 

Mr. and Mrs. George D. Howell, Jr., 
'52, a son, George Dewey, III, Novem- 
ber 24, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Kees, '52 
(Hazel Wood, '52), a daughter, Sandra 
Lee, their fourth child, November 13, 

Mr. and Mrs. James C. Campbell, '53 
(Janice Eakin, '54), a daughter, Mary 
Esther, August 22, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Sasscer (Ruth 
Burgos, '53), a son, Timothy Alan, their 
second child, November 22, 1959. 

Rev. and Mrs. Edwin N. Grigsby, '56, 
a son, David Neal, January 16, 1960. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Patterson, ex '56 
(Judy Burgos, ex '56), a son, David 
Mark, June 28, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lester R. Dragstedt 
(Natalie Richards, '57), a daughter, Lisa 
Lee, October 13, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Finertie, '57 
(Cathy Dees, ex '60), a daughter, Caro- 
lyn Michele, November 30, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene C. Spiekerman, 
'57, a daughter, Rebecca Pearl, March 
1, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Dan Wiley, '58 (Gray 
Clarke, '59), a daughter, Linda, October 
12, 1959. 

Mr. and Mrs. Will H. Toole, '59 (Cyn- 
thia Golding, ex '59), a daughter, 
Laurel Annette, January 6, 1960. 


Miss Lula G. Darby died February 3, 
1960, and was buried on February 6. 
She had been on the staff of the Mary- 
ville College dining hall from 1913 to 
1934. Survivors include a sister, Miss 
Martha Darby, who was matron of 
Maryville College's Lamar Memorial In- 
firmary during the year 1920-1921. 

Mrs. William Sawtelle died October 
6, 1959. She taught music at Maryville 
College from 1897 to 1899 and was the 
author of the Alma Mater. 

Mrs. Hill Shine, wife of a former pro- 
fessor of English at Maryville College, 
died January 20, 1960, at Oak Ridge 
Hospital. Funeral services were held at 
St. Stephen's Episcopal Church in Oak 
Ridge. Dr. Shine is now a professor of 
English at the University of Kentucky. 

Roy Lowry, Prep. '08, died November 
17, 1959, at the age of 72. Survivors 
include a cousin, Bernice Lowry Park, 
'16, of Maryville. 

Professor John Evarts Tracy, '01, died 
December 31, 1959, at University Hos- 
pital, Ann Arbor, Michigan. He had 
been a member of the University Law 
School faculty for twenty years, 1930- 
1950, and was a former member of Ann 
Arbor City Council. Professor Tracy 
was an authority on corporation law 
and was known internationally for his 
work in explaining the application of 
law to the medical profession. His 
widely read book, The Doctor As a Wit- 
ness, was published in 1957. Professor 
Tracy received the LL.D. degree from 
Maryville College in 1921. 

Dr. Henry Callaway, ex '17, died of 
a heart attack at his home in Maryville 
on December 6, 1959. He was a gradu- 
ate of the Vanderbilt School of Medi- 
cine and had been a practicing sur- 
geon for twenty-nine years. Survivors 
include a brother, Dr. Lea Callaway, '32, 
mayor of Maryville. 

Rollis Addison Huffstetler, Jr., '36, 
died November 28, 1959, in Orangeburg, 
South Carolina. He was formerly from 
Blount County. 



The Tennessee Intercollegiate Foren- 
sic Tournament was held in Maryville 
on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, 
February 11-13. Most of the events 
were held in the First Baptist Church, 
but registration, opening night debates, 
and the annual banquet were held on 
the College campus. 

Nearly one hundred and fifty stu- 
dents from thirteen colleges and uni- 
versities participated. Carson-Newman, 
Cumberland University, David Lipscomb, 
East Tennessee State, Freed-Hardeman, 
Lee College, Lincoln Memorial, Mary- 
ville, Memphis State, Middle Tennes- 
see State, Tennessee Polytechnic Insti- 
tute, the University of Tennessee, and 
Vanderbilt had entries. 

Dr. Arda Walker's Maryville debaters 
took second place in Sweepstakes events, 
with David Lipscomb first and T.P.I, 

The Maryville women's debate team 
was judged the top women's team in 
the tournament. Judy Null and Arlene 
Ford were the winning team. In origi- 
nal oratory, Judy Null and Joyce Wil- 
liams teamed up to win first and sec- 
ond places, respectively. Dale Young- 
took third place in after-dinner speak- 

In the best debator's award, Judy Null 
took second place, with Arlene Ford 
and Joyce Williams tied for third. The 
Maryville junior men's team, Don Jack- 
man and Dennis Miller, tied three other 
schools with four victories and one loss. 
When the tie was broken on the basis 
of points, the Maryville team placed 

Finalists in other events were Judy 
Wiley, impromptu; Dennis Miller, im- 
promptu; and Marianne Kramer, extem- 

FOR 1960 

The Maryville College Choir, under 
the direction of Harry H. Harter, will 
leave on Thursday, March 10, for its 
annual spring tour. This year, the 
Choir will appear in five states and the 
District of Columbia, traveling more 
than 2,000 miles in 14 days. The first 
concert will be in Kingsport on March 
10, the final appearance is scheduled 
for Snow Hill, Maryland, on the 21st. 

On Sunday, March 13, the Choir will 
sing at three churches in Philadelphia, 
the following Sunday, it will appear at 

two morning services at National Pres- 
byterian Church in Washington, and at 
Hyattsville and Wheaton, Maryland, that 
afternoon and evening. Tentative plans 
call for alumni reunions and a recep- 
tion for the Choir on Saturday, March 
12, in Philadelphia, and on Saturday, 
March 19, in Washington. 

The itinerary follows: 

March 10, Kingsport, Tennessee; 
March 11, Vienna, Virginia; March 13, 
Tabernacle Presbyterian Church, Drexel 
Hill Presbyterian Church, and Mayfair 
Presbyterian Church, Philadelphia; 
March 14, Hightstown, New Jersey; 
March 15, Dover, New Jersey; March 16, 
South River, New Jersey; March 17, 
New Milford, New Jersey; March 18, 
Elizabeth, New Jersey; March 20, Na- 
tional Presbyterian Church, Washington, 
D. C, Hyattsville, Maryland, Wheaton, 
Maryland; March 21, Snow Hill, Mary- 

The Choir will sing at Second Pres- 
byterian Church in Knoxville on Sun- 
day, February 21, at the annual Mary- 
ville College Sunday observances there. 
Pre-tour appearances are also scheduled 
for Harriman and Rockwood on March 6. 

Dr. Lloyd will preach at National 
Presbyterian Church when the Choir is 
presented there on March 20. 

The Maryville College Choir will be 
featured in June and July on the Protest- 
ant Hour for ten consecutive weeks. The 
program is carried by more than three 
hundred and sixty radio stations 
throughout the United States. 


An investment Seminar sponsored by 
the Development Office has had out- 
standing success in the past few weeks. 
Nearly one hundred and thirty men and 
women registered on the opening night, 
Monday, January 11. There has been a 
total attendance of more than one hun- 
dred and fifty. 

Topics which have been considered 
include the following: The Business 
Cycle and Inflation; The Mechanics of 
Security Markets in the United States; 
How to Find and Evaluate Financial 
Information; Common and Preferred 
Stocks; Municipal and Government 
Bonds; Mutual Funds; and Income Taxes 
and Estate Planning. 

Lecturers have included Dr. Robert 
A. Lynn and Mr. E. Newell Witherspoon 
of the Maryville College faculty; and 
speakers furnished by the following co- 
operating business firms: J. C. Bradford 
and Company, Knoxville, members of 
the New York Stock Exchange; Merrill, 

Lynch, Pierce, Fenner and Smith, Inc., 
Nashville office, members of the New 
York Stock Exchange; Abbott, Proctor, 
and Paine, Knoxville, members of the 
New York Stock Exchange; Davidson 
and Company, Inc., Knoxville; Hamilton 
National Bank, Knoxville; Waddell and 
Reed, Inc., Clinton, South Carolina; and 
Kramer, Dye, McNabb and Greenwood, 

The course, which is not offered for 
college credit, will conclude on Febru- 
ary 29. 




The new catalog, announcing courses, 
charges, and calendar for the college 
year of 1960-1961 is now going to press 
and will be delivered in about four or 
five weeks. 

The calendar for the next academic 
year contains an important change in 
the opening and closing dates of the two 
semesters. The first semester will open 
on September 13, 1960, and close on 
January 24; the second semester will 
open on January 27 and close with Com- 
mencement on May 31. 

After a considerable experience with 
closing the first semester before the 
Christmas holidays, this change has 
been made in order to equalize the length 
of the two semesters. Even though Col- 
lege has started very early in the fall 
under the former system, there has been 
no way to get enough time for a stand- 
ard semester before Christmas. The new 
plan will give more time in September 
to get ready for the opening day of 
College and still will keep Commence- 
ment earlier than that at most colleges. 

Another announcement of the new 
Catalog of interest to all students of 
next year and to alumni will be some 
revision in tuition and the cost of room 
and board. Beginning next fall, tuition 
will be $240 per semester, and there will 
be a slight increase in room and board, 
amounting to $5 per semester for room 
and $5 per semester for board. The 
total costs are still below those in al- 
most all first-rank private colleges in 
America and very much below those in 
a large proportion of colleges, especial- 
ly those in the North and the East. Ap- 
proximately sixty per cent of all small 
liberal arts colleges in the United States 
are raising fees for the year 1960-1961. 




More than $2,000 was pledged by stu- 
dents and faculty members at the annual 
Fred Hope Day program in Chapel on 
January 27. 

Miss Emma Curtis, instructor in 
physical education, and Phyllis Stine, 
Terry Lee Dick, and Nancy Jo Martin, 
Maryville College students, participated 
in the program as representatives of 
the YM-YWCA Committee on Ecumeni- 
cal Encounters who will go next sum- 
mer to Africa in the unique Operations 
Crossroads project for which the Fred 
Hope fund is being raised this year. 

In the past, the Fred Hope fund has 
given Maryville College students the 
opportunity to share with other people 
all over the world. The project for 
1960 is unique in that the students 
themselves will visit foreign countries. 
With one hundred and fifty students 
from thirty other colleges and universi- 
ties, the Maryville College representa- 
tives will spend a week in June at a 
camp in New Hampshire, then fly to 
London for another week of briefing, and 
finally will spend nearly six weeks in 
Africa at work camp sites in the in- 

To help finance the project, which 
will cost in the neighborhood of $5,000, 
the YM-YWCA Committee on Ecumeni- 
cal Encounters, with the help of the 
proceeds of the annual Barnwarming in 
November and a substantial gift on a 
matching basis from an anonymous 
donor, had realized about $1,600 before 
the Fred Hope Day program. The 
pledges of $2,000 on that occasion, with 
the possibility that still more may be 
pledged, make it appear that the goal 
may be reached shortly. 

Miss Nancy Jo Martin, in discussing 
the project before the students, charac- 
terized Operation Crossroads as a sym- 
bol of "our concern for others. It is 
an effort to build a bridge of under- 
standing and truth." 

"Africa is becoming a vital force in 
the world today," said Miss Stine. 
"There are two hundred and twenty mil- 
lion people in an area four times that 
of the United States. And unfortunately, 
Islam is making ten converts to every 
one that is made for Christianity." 

Susan Allen Green Black 

Mrs. Louis A. Black, who before her marriage in 1946 was Miss Susan Allen 
Green, died at the age of 79 in a nursing home near Maryville on January 23, 1960. 

The funeral service was held January 24 in the Music Hall of the Fine Arts 
Center, on the campus, by President Ralph W. Lloyd, and Rev. Dr. Barnett S. Eby, 
Pastor of New Providence Presbyterian Church, Maryville. Interment was in the 
Maryville College Cemetery near the graves of Dr. Horace E. Orr, Miss Mary E. 
(Miss "Molly") Caldwell, and former Treasurer Fred L. Prof fit. 

"Miss Green" was known and esteemed by eleven generations of Maryville 
College students. A native of Massachusetts, a graduate of Smith College, holding 
the Master's degree from the University of Chicago, she was Professor of Biology 
at Maryville College from 1906 until her retirement in 1950. 

Soon after retirement she suffered a stroke which made her an invalid for the 
remaining ten years of her life. She is survived by her husband, Mr. Louis A. Black, 
who was Director of Maintenance at the College from 1931 until 1953. 

Her service of 44 years as a teacher in Maryville College is notable both for its 
quality and for its length. Only three persons in the College's history of 140 years 
have served longer: Mr. Ernest C. Brown ("Brownie") still college Engineer, has 
now completed 49 years on the staff; Dr. Samuel Tyndale Wilson, who retired in 
1930 and died in 1944, was a Professor for 17 years and President for 29 years, a 
total of 46 years; Professor E. R. Walker, who retired five years ago and is living 
in Maryville, also served 46 years. 

In 1930 Maryville College conferred upon her the honorary degree of Doctor 
of Humane Letters (L.H.D.), the first honorary doctor's degree ever given by 
Maryville to a woman. 

When the College adopted the present divisional curriculum organization plan, 
Mrs. Black (then Miss Green) was appointed Chairman of the Division of Science 
and held that position until her retirement. 

A prize fund to be known as the Susan Allen Green Scholarship Prize Fund 
was set up by Mrs. Black in 1943. The income from this fund is to be awarded 
annually to the most outstanding and promising member of the junior class majoring 
in biology. The award will be made for the first time in May, 1960. 

Since her death various persons have sent memorial gifts to the Maryville 
College Chapel Organ Fund in the hope that others of her many former students 
and friends will do likewise. Mr. Black and the officers of the College are deeply 
grateful, for this is a real and continuing need. 





A tradition at Western Washington 
College in Bellingham, Washington, that 
no building on the campus is named for 
an individual, was broken last fall when 
the trustees of the college voted to name 
a new $2,500,000 science building for 
Dr. William Wade Haggard, '17, who 
retired last year after serving as Presi- 
dent of Western Washington for a period 
of twenty years. 

Dr. Haggard, who was born in Mary- 
ville, was a member of the Class of 
1917. He showed promise while on the 
Maryville College campus of the ability 
which was to make him a nationally 
known figure in the field of higher edu- 
cation. In fact, a prophetic understate- 
ment appears in the 1917 year-book as 
follows: "We expect to hear of his being- 
dean of a Christian college or a similar 
institution some day." He was secre- 
tary of the junior class, secretary of 
Alpha Sigma, then president, president 
of the Wilson Club in his senior year, 
president of the Carnegie Hall Students' 
Council in his senior year, president of 
the College Debating Council, and an 
assistant in psychology in 1916-17. 

After graduation, Dr Haggard taught 
in the secondary schools of Michigan 
and Illinois for a number of years. In 
1927, he received his A.M. at the Uni- 
versity of Michigan. In 1928, he be- 
came superintendent of schools in Joliet, 
Illinois. He achieved national recog- 
nition and in 1931, was elected vice 
president of the National Association 
of High School Principals. In the fol- 
lowing year, he became President of 
the Association. In 1937, he received 
his Ph.D at the University of Chicago, 
and in 1939, became President of West- 
ern Washington College. 

Board Chairman Joseph Pemberton of 
Western Washington noted at the dedi- 
cation ceremonies last fall that when 
Dr. Haggard first came to Bellingham, 
the college was a "rather obscure 
school." Under his direction, it became 
a leading educational institution. The en- 
rollment at Western, primarily a teach- 
ers' college, is more than 2,000 students, 
according to the 1958-59 U. S. Directory 
of Higher Education. 

The dedication of the W. W. Haggard 
Hall of Science came as a complete sur- 
prise to Dr. Haggard. Correspondence 
may be addressed to him at 519 Oak 
St., Bellingham, Washington. 

The 1960 February Meetings 

The Rev. Dr. Raymond V. Kearns, Jr., pastor of the Broad Street Presbyterian 
Church in Columbus, Ohio, was the leader of the February Meetings for 1960, held 
daily from February 3 through February 11. This was the 84th year of the Meet- 
ings, which rank among the oldest spiritual emphasis programs in American 

Speaking on the general theme Your Faith and Your Life, Dr. Kearns chal- 
lenged his listeners with a series of penetrating, yet simple and straightforward, 
analyses of the questions which daily perplex the professing Christian. 

"How can we face the future with confidence? How can we comprehend God? 
Where is God? Why do we pray? Who is the unpurchasable man?" These were 
some of the basic questions which Dr. Kearns posed and discussed with deliber- 
ation and simplicity. One of the most outstanding pastors and ministers to college 
students of the United Presbyterian Church in the USA, Dr. Kearns was eminently 
qualified by training and experience to make an impressive contribution to the his- 
toric Meetings, and students and faculty were in complete agreement that his mission 
was truly outstanding. In addition to serving pastorates in Washington and Kan- 
sas, Dr. Kearns had been Director of the Westminster Foundation at the University 

The I960 February Meeting Team: Mr. Donald R. Mathis, Dr. Raymond V. Kearns, Jr., and Dr. 
Henry (Barrie) Barraclough. 

of Nebraska, had served as Director of the Department of Adult Work of the 
Board of Christian Education, and since 1953, has served as pastor of Broad Street 
Presbyterian Church in Columbus. He is a member of the Board of Trustees of 
the College of Wooster, is a vice president of the Commission of Ecumenical Mission 
and Relations of the United Presbyterian Church in the USA, and serves in many 
other significant positions. 

Assisting in the Meetings were Mr. Donald R. Mathis, minister of music at the 
First Presbyterian Church of St. Petersburg, Florida, as song leader, and Dr. Henry 
(Barrie) Barraclough, assistant stated clerk of the United Presbyterian Church 
in the USA, who served as piano accompanist for the ninth year. 

In addition to preaching twice daily, Dr. Kearns conducted individual confer- 
ences with a large number of students, held several group discussions after the 
evening services, and met with students in the dormitories for further counsel. 

Mr. Mathis, in his first visit to Maryville as song leader, did a magnificent 
job of interpreting many of the hymns, giving interesting background and historical 
data on them, and providing inspiring leadership in the actual singing. Dr. Barra- 
clough, the incomparable accompanist who has endeared himself to Maryville students 
for many years in previous visits, provided a vigorous musical background, with 
excellent assistance by Mr. Robert Triplett, of the music faculty, at the Holtkamp 

Basketball Team Winning Thrillers 

The Maryville College basketball team in its first year under Coach Boydson H. 
Baird has enjoyed an excellent season, winning eleven and losing seven as the 
Bulletin goes to press. Four games in five nights at the very close of the season 
will tell the final story, but regardless of the outcome, the Highlanders have done 
a magnificent job. 

Starting slowly, they lost to Milligan then reversed things with a victory the 
following week. After dropping a game to Sewanee, Maryville rolled to successive 
triumphs over undefeated Tennessee Wesleyan, Tusculum, Emory and Henry, King 
College — twice in three nights, Hiwassee, Sewanee, and a spine-tingler with Ten- 
nessee Wesleyan, 62-57. Tusculum threw a monkey-wrench in the machinery with 
a 79-70 victory at Tusculum after the Scots had put eight successive victories 

Then came a spell of the flu, with two cancellations, followed by victory over 
Carson-Newman by a 65-56 score. Then came a four-game losing streak, an over- 
time loss to Chattanooga, an unexpected beating by Cumberland, a costly loss to 
U. T. Frosh in which George Herron suffered a dislocated ankle, and a drubbing by 
Carson-Newman, 78-71. The team got back in the groove against Hiwassee, coming 
from behind to roar to a 77-69 win. 

Maryville has had a tremendous one- 
two-three-four punch this year, with 
Tom Morris, Bob Carpenter, Bill Owen- 
by, and George Herron hitting the cords 
in the double figures with consistency. 
Morris is averaging 20 points per game, 
Carpenter is right behind with a 15 
average, followed by Owenby and 
Herron. Freshman Fred Porter, a find 
at guard and a tremendous floor man, 
has hit double figures on occasion also. 

It has been a great season, with fine 
competitive spirit, good support from 
the students, two capacity houses at 
basketball-wrestling double-headers, and 
plenty of promise for a great year in 

Fred Porter, 5' 7" guard, goes high in the 
air in the Highlander's second victory over pow- 
erful Tennessee Wesleyan. 


Tom Morris, Maryville College senior, scored 57 points in the final game of 
the 1959-1960 basketball season, setting a new College individual scoring record 
and sparking the team to a convincing come-from-behind victory over the University 
of Chattanooga by a score of 90-83. Morris finished the season with a total of 497 
points and a four-year scoring total of 1,611 points, also a new College scoring 
record at Maryville. The team finished the season with a 14-8 record. 

Coach John A. (J. D.) Davis' matmen finished third in the Southeastern 
Intercollegiate Wrestling championship held at Maryville on February 26-27. De- 
fending champion Auburn was first, with the University of Chattanooga second. 
Jim Baxter won the 115-pound championship, scoring one of the four pins in the 
finals. Stewart Johnson was second in the 147-pound class, while Don White, in 
the 167-pound class, Don McFerron, in the 177-pound class, and Art Fairchild, 
wrestling in the heavyweight division, all took thirds. 

A tense moment in the match between Auburn 
and Maryville. 


Starting with only two or three per- 
formers from last year's wrestling team 
which finished second in the Southeast- 
ern Tournament, Coach John A. (J. D.) 
Davis has developed his squad into a 
strong unit which will give plenty of 
trouble to the opposition in the Tourna- 
ment which will be held this year in the 
Alumni Gym on Friday and Saturday, 
February 26 and 27. 

The Highlanders started as usual with 
the powerful Knoxville YMCA team 
and lost. Two weeks later, they turned 
the tables on the Y and came out vic- 
torious. Losses followed to the Univer- 
sity of Chattanooga, Auburn, Appalach- 
ian State, and in a return match with 
Chattanooga, a real thriller which the 
Mocs won by 14-13. The Highlanders 
then ran rough-shod over Birmingham- 
Southern and triumphed over Emory 
University by a 17-16 score. 

Going into the tournament with a 
three-and-five record, Maryville's hopes 
will ride on the smaller men, particu- 
larly little Jim Baxter, 123-pound fresh- 
man who has won five straight matches 
by pinning his opponent, including last 
year's champ from Chattanooga, and 
Auburn's entry. Other consistent win- 
ners have been Charles Crissman, 137- 
pound entry; Bill Hartman, 157-pounder, 
and Art Fairchild, heavyweight who has 
been improving steadily.