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1958-5 9 CALENDAR 

Nov. 18 - Marvville College Lecture Series, Miss Margaret Webster 

28-29 - Maryville College Playhouse. The Glass Menagerie, 8:30 p.m.. The Chapel 
Dee. 7 - Messiah, 3:00 p. m., The Chapel 

14 — Christmas Vespers, 7:00 p.m.. The Chapel 
13-19 — First Semester final examinations 

19 — Friday noon, Christmas holidays begin 
Jan. 7 — Wednesday, Christmas holidays end; first Chapel service 

23 -Maryville College Band Concert, 8:00 p.m.. The Music Hall 
31 - Experimental Theatre, To be announced, 7:.30 p.m., The Theatre 
Feb. 4-12 — February Meetings 

3-28 - Art Exhibit, To be announced, The Art Gallery 
Mar. 3-28 - Facultv-Student Exhibit from East Tennessee State College, The Art Gallery 
6-7 - Maryville College Playhouse, School for Husbands, 8:30, The Theatre 
11-19 — Spring Vacation 

22 — Vesper Choir Home Concert, 7:00 p.m.. The Chapel 

28 -Marvville College Scholarship Awards Competition, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.. 

The' Music Hall 
29 — Easter Sunday: Annual Sunrise Service 

31 — Maryville College-Community Artists Series, Marjorie Lawrence, soprano, and 
Nelson and Neal, duo-pianists, 8:15 p.m.. The Chapel 
April 1-30 - E.xhibit of Serigraphs by Sister Mary Corita, I.H.M., Immaculate Heart College, 
Los Angeles, The Art Gallery 
13 — Maryville College-Community Artists Series, Bernard Peiffer, Jazz Trio, 8:15 

p. m,. The Chapel 
16 — Marvville College Lecture Series, Dr. Frank Cross, The Dead Sea Scrolls 
28 — Maryville College Scholarship Awards Competition, 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 
17_18-Glee Clubs and Drama Department Production, Oklahoma, 8:15 p.m.. The 
27 -Madrigal Singers, 8:00 p.m., The Music Hall 
May 1 — May Day Festival 

1-20 - Student Show, The Art Gallery 

8 -Maryville College Orchestra Concert, 8:00 p.m.. The Music Hall. 
15 -Maryville College Playhouse, The Mad Woman of Chaillot, 8:.30 p.m.. The 







President Howard F. Lamon, Jr. 

Vice Presi^enf'.'.'.'.'.'..'............... Re^. Scott McClure 

Recording Secretary Mrs. Hugh Crawford 

Class of 1959: Commodore Fisher, '16; Mrs. Edward Lyle (Edna McCamy), '29; Andrew 
L. Alexander, '.34. 

Area Members: Mid-Atlantic, Rev. Edward Brubaker, 38, Philadelphia, Pa. 
West Coast, Rev. Lester Bond, '15, San Diego, California. 
Class of 1960: James R. Bennett, '41; Frank Atchison, '36; Mrs. G. W. Burchfield (Martha 
Henry), '27. 
Area Members: West Central, Louis Blair, '32, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Northeast, Rev. Andrew Newcomer, Bloomfield, N. J., '33. 
Class of 1961: Dr. Lynn Curtis, '39; Mrs. G. H. Traylor, '29; Mrs. L. C. Olin, '20. 

Area Members: Southeast, Mrs. Mary Kate Duskin (Lewis), 20, Atlanta, 

East Central, George Callahan, 20, Waukegan, Illinois. 


Published by Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd, President 

Vol. LVII November, 1958 No. 4 

Published quarterly by Maryville College. Entered May 24, 1904, ot Maryville, Tennessee, as second- 
closs mail matter. Acceptance for mailing at special rote of postage provided for in Section 1103, Act of 
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President of Maryville College 
Aliimiii Association 

Dear Fellow Alumni: 

Your Ahiinni Bulletin is reaching you after Homecoming this \ear clue to the fact that October 18 
was so early in the year that we could not get the Bulletin to you before that time. 

Homecoming weekend was a very full and satisfying one. Thursday evening man\ Alumni attended 
the Industrial Appreciation Banquet for Area businessmen and their wives at which Mr. Frank .\Iagee, Presi- 
dent of the Aluminum Company of America, made the keynote address. Miss Ware, as usual, prepared us 
a very delightful meal. Friday evening brought something new to the campus in the way of musical 
entertainment. A compan\- from Broadway presented the musical satire "Candide." It was also the first 
"standing room only" in the Artist Series history. 

Saturday, at the Founders Day Ceremonies, Mr. Magee was awarded an LL.D. degree and was wel- 
comed as a new Alumnus by your president. Mr. Magee was great in his praise of the contribution Mary- 
ville College has made to the Aluminum Company of America as well as to the nation and the world. This 
was followed by an Alumni Luncheon attended by fifty-five persons, a soccer game between .Mar\ville and 
King College, an organ recital, a parade, a swimming and diving exhibition and was climaxed by the annual 
barbecue at which more than five Inmdred and fifty lunches were served. Ernie (Caldwell, Ernie Lowe and 
the many others who worked so faitlifully in preparing and serving the meal deserve tiie praise of all of us. 
Oh yes — there was a football game but tlie Alumni Association takes no responsibilit\ For the score. 

We .\iumni can contribute much to our Alma Mater and shoidd do so at every opportunity. The 
best aiKertising the (^olli-ge can get is through the enthusiastic recommendation of an Alunmus. Let us 
begin now to help send more freshmen to the Hill next fall. The new dormitory will be finished and 
there will be room for many more students. 

I hope you presidents of reunion classes won't wait too long to begin making plans for the biggest 
Commencement ever: the one in Ma\', 1959. 



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President Lloyd's Page 

Ralph W. Lloyd 
President of Maryville College 


1. A FACULTY RETREAT was a new event in the open- 
ing week of the college year. For most of two days between 
seventy-five and a hundred members of the faculty and staff 
were at Laurel Lake, in the mountains fifteen miles from 
Maryville. Long range and short range plans were discussed 
and made. It was adjudged a valuable addition to our pro- 
gram and probably will be repeated in some form next year. 

on October 18, reported in more detail elsewhere in this issue, 
were both pleasant and significant. The weather was perfect. 
The Founders Day Convocation emphasized Maryville College 
in the business world and the honorary degree of Doctor of 
Laws was conferred upon Frank L. Magee of Pittsburgh, 
Pennsylvania, President of Aluminum Company of America 
( ALCOA ) . Two days before, there had been held a com- 
munity "Industry Appreciation Dinner" in our College Dining 
Hall with 650 present and Mr. Magee as the speaker. On 
Saturday afternoon we had one of the largest Homecoming 
crowds of alumni of recent years, and the students' Home- 
coming parade was above average in its floats and community- 
college interest. 

17-18 was well attended and there were some important 
actions, of which probably the most far-reaching had to do 
with our Development Program. I am writing a brief article 
about that program for another page. A comprehensive plan 
and organization have been effected and the Directors have 
initiated a vigorous long-term effort in which alumni will be 
asked to take an important part. You will be hearing more 
about it. 

4. LOSSES BY DEATH in our official family during 1958 
have been heavy. Two of these have been in the Board of 

Directors. Judge Samuel O. Houston, an alumnus of the Class 
of 1898, a Director since 1909 and Chairman of the Board 
from 1932 to 1953, died on August 29. Rev. Dr. Stuart Nye 
Hutchison of Pittsburgh, a Director since 1943, died April 5. 
Bonnie Hudson Brown, a member of our Biology faculty since 
1929, fell ill of a brain tumor in August and died September 
12. We are grateful for their services, saddened by their 
going, and under necessity of increasing our commitment and 
endeavors to compensate in some measure for our loss of them. 

5. THREE NEW DIRECTORS were elected by the 
Synod of Mid-South in June: R. Arnold Kramer, Maryville 
College '40, Knoxville Attorney; Rev. Paul Floyd Jones, Pastor 
of Graystone Presbyterian Church, Knoxville; and Rev. Robert 
Barr Stewart, Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, Chatta- 
nooga. All three were present at the Fall Meeting. In June 
also the Synod elected as Honorary Directors three Directors 
in the Class of 1958 whose terms had expired and who had 
reached the retirement age of seventy specified in the By- 
Laws: James L. Getaz, New York; Albert D. Huddleston, 
Orniond Beach, Florida; and Roy E. Vale, Indianapolis. Honor- 
ary Directors are eligible to serve in all ways that Directors 
serve except that they are not eligible to vote or hold office in 
the Board. To these we are grateful and to those who are 
new we offer a hearty welcome "to take part in this service 
with us." 

6. THE SYNOD OF MID-SOUTH, which elects our Di- 
rectors and to which we report, is now an "integrated" synod. 
Heretofore, it has in fact been a "white synod," since its pres- 
byteries and congregations had only white members. In June 
it officially united with Blue Ridge Synod, whose presbyteries 
and churches were composed of Negro members; and also 
accepted the former United Presbyterian Presbytery of Ten- 
nessee, whose members were for the most part of the Negro 
race. This merger, to which Maryville College has an indirect 
relationship, represents what we at the college count a sig- 
nificant advance in the life of our Church in the South. 

along in construction as will be noted on another page. It 
was delayed by a general strike in the summer but we are 
still hoping to move into it before Commencement. 

striking progress in the interior remodeling of Carnegie, as 
you will find reported on the front cover and in these pages. 
Work in Memorial is scheduled to begin as soon as we move 
into the new dormitory, and in Pearsons immediately after 
Commencement. The cost for renewing these three older 
buildings will total something like $275,000, of which all but 
$50,000 is being secured through a long-term loan from the 
U. S. Housing and Home Finance Agency. All of this is part 
of the Development Program. 

9. ATTENTION IS CALLED to an article in this issue 
by Alumni Executive Secretary James W. Hampton concerning 
Maryville College graduates who received earned doctorates 
between 1936 and 1956. His analysis and comparisons should 
be gratifying to all who are interested in Maryville's scholastic 

Cordially yours. 

Page Four 

7 UK pir/nn.s o/ ncu laiilciui hull /nr imnifti. Idkin by Dr. Griffitts on October 


As tlif iicc()nip;inying picture will show, the new women's 
(lorinitory, on wliieli eonstruction began in early summer, is 
now at full height even though far from complete. The 
schcchile calls for occupancy in the middle or late spring, 
to allow the start on rehabilitation work in Memorial referred 
to by President Lloyd on his page. 

Even in its skeleton form the building is attracting con- 
siderable attention and promises to be not onl>' an exceed- 

ingly solid structure of concrete, steel, brick, and glass, but 
also one of great artistic beauty. And its location is unsur- 
passed, on high ground with open views of the Great Smoky 
Mountains on one side and of the Tennessee Valley and 
distant Cumberland Mountains on the other. 

There will be a recreation and utility basement; a ground 
floor of lobby, offices, and apartments for housemother and 
guests; and second and third floors of rooms with space for 
ninety-six students. 

Interior — the "netc Carnef^ic." 


while the big news is the story of the final appearance 
on campus of the long-awaited residence hall for women, 
the story of Carnegie Hall is also of far-reaching significance. 
The renovation and remotleling of this dormitor\. which cost 
approximately $14(),()()0, has resulted in what is practically a 
new building. The work was completed last summer in time 
for the opening of college by B. F. Churchill of Kno.wille. 
I'lans and specifications were prepared by Barber and 
Mc.Murry, architects, of Knoxville. 

Many major changes were made, including new steel stair- 
ways, new hardwood floors in all rooms and the fourth floor 
hall, new doors throughout the building with tran.soms elimi- 
nated, new plumbing, rebuilt bathrooms with marble partitions 
and tile baths, alumuuun window frames in fourth floor nmms, 
a clothes closet for each person, alteration in the size of 
many ri«)ms, additional lounge space on the groimd and 

first floors with a total loss of twenty-three beds, bringing the 
student capacity ilown to one hundred and ninety-four men. 
elevator shaft fire doors, repair and new painting throughout. 
New furniture finally arri\etl for the lobby and lounge 
and on Sunday, No\fmber 2. there was an Oix-n House which 
was attended by between four and five hundred persons. 
Needless to say, there has been a tremendous improvement 
in morale among the Carnegie men this year. In all respects, 
the ilormitor>- is just about the etjuiNalent of a new dormi- 
tory. As the new residence hall for women becomes available 
in the spring or whenever the ilate may be. if is planned to 
turn Memorial over for by men students, thus providing 
an all-around increase in living quarters which will make 
po.ssible a substantial increase in enrollment. 

Page Five 


Tlie remurkable record of Manjville College in the production 
of Doctorates in the Sciences, Arts, and Humanities for 
the years 1936-1956. 

James W. Hampton 

Executive Secretary, Maryville College Alumni Association; 
editor from 1949-1953 the Good Housekeeping Report 
on Small Colleges; contrdnttor to national magazines and 
editor of The Small College Annual. 

In 1948, a book on doctorate-level training called The 
Baccalaureate Origins of Science Doctorates Awarded in the 
United States, 1936-1945, was published. It showed clearly 
that the great preponderance of scientists in America origi- 
nated in the small colleges of our nation. Some years later 
(1945), a second study on the same subject but adding a 
fifteen-year span to the original period made its appearance. 
In 19.56, a third book, including this time the Arts, Humani- 
ties, and Social Sciences, doctoral fields not covered in the 
previous studies, was published, and recently, the most com- 
prehensive of the four-volume series. Doctorate Production 
in United States Universities, 1936-1956, with Baccalaureate 
Origins of Doctorates in Sciences, Arts, and Humanities, ap- 
peared. Published by the National Academy of Sciences and 
the National Research Council, this important document com- 
piled as were the previous studies by the Office of Scientific 
Personnel under the direction of Dr. M. H. Trytten, combines 
all doctorate fields into a single volume and covers a span of 
twenty-one years. 

As an alumnus of Maryville College, you are justified in 
wondering how your Alma Mater stacks up in a comprehensive 
study like this. Has Maryville produced a fair share of Ph.D.'s 
in the various doctorate fields — the Sciences, Arts, and 
Humanities — or does the College on the Hill have to take 
a back seat in comparison with other institutions of higher 

Prepare yourself for a pleasant shock: a shock that ouglit 
to make your spine tingle with pride. For Maryville not only 
holds her own with the best of the small college field — she 
outstrips most of them, especially the church-related colleges 
within the Maryville enrollment limitation. 

Let's start right here at home and see how your Alma 
Mater compares in doctorate production with other colleges 
in Tennessee. Note, if you will, how evenly divided the 
doctorates are in the four fields, a factor which seems to 
indicate quite clearly that Maryville is indeed a College of 
Arts and Sciences. Here are ten institutions of higher learn- 
ing in Tennessee, with their respective doctorate productions; 

Number of Doctorates in 
Arts & 
Nat. Social Humani- 

CoUege: Sciences Sciences Educa. ties Total 

Lincoln Memorial 5 2 6 2 15 

King 8 2 1 6 17 

Tusculum 9 3 4 2 18 

Carson-Newman 10 7 8 7 32 

Univ. of Chattanooga 18 9 4 12 43 

University of ttie South 20 10 2 13 45 

Southwestern-at-Memphis . 20 13 2 19 54 

MARYVILLE 28 20 17 25 90 

VanderbUt University 64 40 13 48 165 

University of Tennessee... 126 38 39 15 218 

In other words, Maryville tops every institution of higher 
learning in the state except, of course, Vanderbilt University 
( 1957 enrollment, 3,437 ) and the University of Tennessee 
(1957 enrollment, 13,612)! Actually, the Maryville total is 

nearly double that of the nearest competitor in the small 
college field. 

So much for Tennessee. How does Maryville fare in 
comparison with some of her sister colleges in the Presby- 
terian fold — nationally? Again, you are in for something of 
a shock — a pleasant one. Only Wooster and Lafayette out- 
rank Maryville, the former with 226 and Lafayette with 155. 
Enrollment in 19.57 at these colleges was 1,134 and 1,616, 
respectively. Of the other Presbyterian colleges, twenty-seven 
had fifty or less in the total doctorate column! Maryville and 
Occident:d are tied with ninety each. Coe with 88, Park with 
87, Monmouth with 86, and Muskingum with 83 are Mary- 
ville's closest competitors. Which seems to indicate that 
Maryville alumni can hold their heads up in any Presbyterian 
company! Enrollment at Maryville in 1957 was 732, in case 
you're interested in comparative enrollment figures. 

So much for the Maryville rating against ( 1 ) home state 
competition, and (2) Presbyterian institutions of higher learn- 
ing. Now I'd like to get in some pretty stiff comparisons 
nationally with outstanding small colleges of all denomina- 
tions as well as those which are independent. 

For a list which affords top calibre comparison, I shall 
use the original Good Housekeeping list of recommended 
small colleges which appeared in my 1949 report and was 
considered by leading educators an excellent representative 
list. This list was expanded in subsequent reports by action 
of an Advisory Board consisting of leading American edu- 
cators, but remained a solid basic list in all of the Annual 

There were fifty of these colleges in the 1949 study. They 
are listed below, with their 1957 enrollment and the total 
doctorates in the 21 -year period of the Trytten report: 

Albion 1,283 

Allegheny 1,092 

Antioch 1,098 

Baker 543 

Wallace 1,895 

Beloit 1,017 


(W. Va.) 570 

Birm.-South 1,047 

Central (Mo.).... 589 

Centre 452 

Clark 1,410 

Colby 1,261 

Cornell 769 

Davidson 854 

Earlham 807 

Furman 1,379 

Gettysburg 1,381 

Grove City 1,284 

Hamline 1,226 


Sydney 399 

Hendrix 429 

Hiram 560 

Hope 1,036 

Jamestown 477 

Knox 795 



























Our Lady of 
the Lake 

















St. Lawrence .... 






, 1,324 








U. of the South 

1 498 



, 686 




, 598 
, 818 
, 1,293 
. 1,110 











, 790 




. 229 


Of these fifty outstanding small colleges throughout the 
nation, Maryville, in total actual doctorates, ranks sixteenth 
with a total of ninety. Top third isn't bad, but it seems 
fair to eliminate those with an enrollment of more than one 
thousand, which cuts out Clark (163), Antioch (143), 

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Allegheny (1-12), Mope (120), BirmiriRham-Soiitlum (111), 
Redlands (108), Furman (99), Gettysburg (97), Willamette 
(96), ami Trinity (9-4), leaving only six eoUeges with an 
enrollment of less than one tiiousand. of which Mary\ille 
stands sixth. 

We eoukl stretch a point, in all fairness, and go a step 
further, eliminating the men's colleges and the private coed 
colleges and work Mary\ille up to first place as the top, 
church-related, coeducational college in the entire group of 
fifty, which is actually the case. But these three lists ought 
to convince you of something you knew all along anyway: 
that Maryville College is doing an outstanding job, one of 
which you can be jiroud, one about which you can do some 
talking. This is incontrovertible fact, not the vague, intan- 
gible bombast of college promotional material! This is out- 
standing achievement in excellence of which every alumnus 
of Mary\ille should be aware. 

Top small college in Tennessee in producing doctorates 
in four major fields, among the leading three or four Presby- 
terian church-related colleges regardless of size, and in the 
upper five or six per cent among all church-related colleges 
in the United States, within enrollment limitations: this is 
your Alma Mater. 

As Maryville embarks upon a major Development Pro- 
gram outlined on another page in this Bulletin, we hope you 
will take an active part in telling the Maryville Story — to 
prospective students, to prospective donors, to all whose in- 
terest is essential to the College. For this Story is well worth 
the telling! 


Two faculty members returned to the campus with Ph.D. 
degrees. Miss Walker, Associate Professor of History, was 
on leave of absence last year doing graduate work at the 
University of North Carolina and the University of Paris, 
France. Her degree was granted by the University of North 
Carolina in June 1958. The title of her dissertation is "Life 
and Status of a Generation of French Women from 1150- 
1200." Mr. Lynn, Associate Professor of Business Adminis- 
tration, was awarded the degree of Doctor of Philosophy by 
the University of Illinois, Urbana, and is returning to the 
campus after an absence of two years. His dissertation is 
entitled "Wholesaling Used Automobiles." Dr. Lynn is not 
only teaching this year but he is also helping with the manage- 
ment of Carnegie Hall. He and his wife (Naomi Burgos, '54) 
and daughter, Mary Lou, are living in the right-hand comer 
apartment in Carnegie. 

Other faculty members returning after an absence from 
the college are: Mr. Ainsworth, Political Science, who for the 
past year has done graduate study at the University of 
Lausanne, Switzerland; Miss Blair, English, who has been 
doing graduate study at the University of Tennessee; and 
Miss Crews, Music, who for the past year has done graduate 
study at the Florida State University. 

Continuing on leave is Miss Martin, Spanish and French, 
who is studying at the University of Madrid, Spain. 

Four other persons are absent from the College this fall. 
Miss Craven, Drama and Speech, will be away on Sabbatical 
Leave for the entire year studying at Yale University; Miss 
Hunter, Dr. Lloyd's Secretary, following visits to Hawaii, 

Philippines, and the Far Fast this summer, is spending six 
months in India doing volimtary work under Dr. Dorothy Lee 
I'erris ( '28 ) at the Frances Newton Hospital in Fer<JZepore; 
Dr. and Mrs. Queener are on Sabbatical Leave during the 
first semester and are located in London, England, where Dr. 
Quccner is studying at Queen Mary's College, University of 
London, and Mrs. (.)ueener is studying in the Department of 
Ilealtli Kducalion, University of London. 

There were several promotions among the faculty this 
year: to Professor— Dr. Jackson (English), Dr. Buchanan 
(Bible and Christian Education), Mr. Tolar ( Mathematic-s ) ; 
to Associate Professor — Mr. Harter (Music), Dr. Walker 
(History), Dr. Lynn (Business Administration); to Assistant 
Professor — Mr. Kinsinger (Music), Mrs. McNiell (Social 
Sciences and Special Studies), Mr. Cragan (Sociology), Mr. 
Schoen (Music), Mr. Horst (Religion and Philosophy), Mrs 
Kincaid ( Home Economics ) . 

A number of faculty members were abroad this summer. 
After completing his study in Switzerland, Mr. Ainsworth 
returned to the United States via Holland and the Brussels 
World's Fair. Others visiting in Europe were Mr. Bloy, Miss 
Lightfoot, Dr. Lloyd, Mrs. McNiell, and Miss Davies which 
was a part of her trip around the world. Another traveler, 
to a far-away state, was Mrs. Kramer, who spent most of the 
summer in Alaska with her daughter and family. 

Several of last year's faculty engaged in further study this 
summer. Mr. Bloy studied organ with Helmut W'alcha in 
Frankfurt, Germany, and piano with Bruno Seidlhofer at the 
International Academy, Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria; .\Ir. 
Cragan and Miss Moose were at the University of Tennessee; 
Miss Guss studied at the Concordia Lutheran Theological 
Seminary in St. Louis, Missouri; and Mr. Harter was at 
Union Theological Seminary again. 

Teaching this summer were Dr. Barker and Dr. Briggs 
at Furman University, Dr. Griffitts at Birmingham-Southern, 
and Mr. Howell at the University of Tennessee. 

Weddings among the faculty included Mr. Collins who 
married Marion Lois Dando on June 1 and Mr. Witherspoon 
who married Mary Lee, '56, on June 21. 

Additions to families are reported by the Beards, a little 
girl, Caroline, born July 28; and the Tom Cragans, a boy by 
the name of Dan, born August 4. Also, Dr. Buchanan is 
reporting the birth of a granddaughter, Margaret LeNoir 
Buchanan, born September II. 

Several members of the faculty ha\e had articles and 
choral works published during the past year. Mr. Collins 
had "Superstitions and Belief Tales from Louisville, Kentucky," 
published; Reinholdt Publishing Company published a Chemi- 
cal Encyclopedia in which Dr. Griffitts had an article on 
Catalytic Poisons; Mr. Hampton's article, "Is Your Child Col- 
lege Material?" appeared in The Rotarian for May 1958; 
Harr>- Harter had a spiritual, "Koom bah-ya" and "One 
Church, One Faith, One Lord" published in Jime 1958 b>- 
Shawnee Press, Inc.; Dr. Hunter's "Keats' Idea of Beauty" 
appeared in Tennessee Studies in English; Dr. L\nn had 
an article in Business History Reiiew imder the title of "In- 
stallment Credit Before 1870"; a series of articles on Soviet 
Education by Dr. McClelland appeared in The Maryville- 
Alcoa Daily Times this past summer; and Mr. Williams wrote 
a c-ouple of articles for the Augvist 1958 }oumal of Proto- 

Page Seven 


Raijtnond I. Braliams, Jr. 

The Board of Directors at its Spring Meeting in 1956 
voted "That the President and Chairman of the Directors 
be authorized to appoint a committee, known as a Special 
Long Range Planning Committee, to give special study to 
the future development of the College." Of course, both short 
and long range planning has always been part of the regular 
on-going service of the Directors, the President, and the 
Faculty and Staff; but this was to be special, intensive, and 

Pursuant to this action, a special committee of thirteen 
was appointed, composed of the President of the College as 
Chairman, the Chairman of the Board, si.x: other Directors, 
and five other faculty and staff members including the Dean. 
This Special Long Range Planning Committee has met from 
time to time during the past two years; as a whole committee 
and also in four sub-committees dealing with: (1) Curricular 
and E.xtra-Curricular Offerings and Program; (2) Faculty 
and Staff; (3) Physical Facilities; (4) Relationships. A year 
ago seventeen Faculty Study Committees were appointed by 
the President; also alumni have provided useful information 
and estimates through questionnaires sent out by the Long 
Range Planning Committee, and have made valuable sugges- 
tions. With the aid of the studies and suggestions of these 
various groups, the Board of Directors has recently taken 
a number of significant actions relating especially to additional 
funds and clientele. 

A Development Committee has been erected, consisting 
of the Chairman of the Board, Joe C. Camble; the President 
of the College, Ralph W. Lloyd; the following fund-raising 
committee chairmen: David W. Proffitt (Capital Gifts Com- 
mittee), Earl W. Blazer (Individual Current Gifts Commit- 
tee), Rev. Dr. Francis W. Pritehard (Church Relations Com- 
mittee), Howard F. Lamon, Jr. (Alumni Annual Fund), 
Edwin J. Best (Foundations Committee), the chairman of 
a Business and Corporation Committee, and a General Chair- 
man not yet appointed. 

Organized work is being inaugurated on the first stage 
of a new long range financial program of which alumni as 
well as others will be hearing more specifically from time to 
time. All of this effort is related to the total purpose of 
maintaining and increasing the greatness of Maryville College. 

On September I, 19.58, Raymond L Brahams, Jr., began 
service as Director of Development. At the same time through 

a special arrangement, Mr. Milton L. Smith, on leave of 
absence from Lake Forest College where he has achieved 
distinction as Vice President for Development and Public 
Relations, began to give about one fourth of his time during 
the ne.xt year to Maryville College. They are leading in the 
organization of the Development Program. 

"Brick" Brahams, as he is generally known, is a graduate 
of Maryville College in the Class of 1949, holds an M.A. 
degree in history from the University of Colorado, served as 
high school teacher and athletic coach in Phoenix, Arizona, 
and for the past two years has been Director of Public 
Relations at Whitworth College, Spokane, Washington. 
"Brick" was an excellent student at Maryville and he and his 
brother "Hap," who then lived in California, were star ath- 
letes at Maryville. Alumni from those years will remember 
"Brick's" high scores as, with his 6'-4," he played center on 
the Nhiryvillc College basketball team. His wife was Ellen 
Collins who graduated from Maryville in the Class of 1950. 

-Ralph W. Lloyd 


Rev. Paul Floyd Jones, Pastor of the Graystone Presbyte- 
rian Church, Kno.xville, Tennessee. He is a native of Ohio, 
a graduate of Davidson College, North Carolina, and Union 
Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia. He was a pastor 
in Florida and New York before coming from North Pres- 
byterian Church, New York City, to First Church, Elizabeth- 
ton, Tennessee, in 1950, and to Graystone during the past 
year. Two of his daughters have attended Maryville College 
from which Patricia graduated in 1955. Rev. Dr. William 
Robert Dawson, a graduate of Maryville College and Chair- 
man of the Board of Directors from 1927 to 19.32, was the 
founder of the Graystone Church and its pastor for a third 
of a century. And Mr. Jones' immediate predecessor there 
was Rev. James R. Smith, a graduate of Maryville College 
and for several years Alumni and Public Relations Secretary 
at the College. 

R. Arnold Kramer, Kno.xville, Tennessee, is a practicing 
attorney in the law firm of Kramer, Dye, McNabb, & Green- 
wood, of which his father, Russell R. Kramer, is the senior 
partner and with which his brother Jackson C. Kramer, '42, 
also is associated. Arnold is a graduate of Maryville College 
in the Class of 1940, and of the Law School of the University 
of Michigan. As a college student he was a leading athlete 
and debater. The family has long been prominent in the 
Methodist Church. Arnold was the oldest among four sons 
and a daughter in his parents' home, all five of whom gradu- 
ated at Maryville College. He married a Maryville classmate, 
Sara Lee Heliums, of Rotan, Te.xas. 

Rev. Robert Barr Stewart, Pastor of Second Presbyterian 
Church, Chattanooga, since the fall of 1956. He was born 
in Wishaw, Scotland, took a teacher's degree in shorthand 
in Scotland and a Royal Society of Arts degree in accounting 
in London, and for some time did sports and other news- 
paper reporting in London. He then came to this country, 
decided to take a liberal arts college course, graduated at the 
College of the Ozarks, and went to Princeton Theological 
Seminary. After graduating at Princeton, he was a pastor in 
Maryland and New Jersey until he came to Tennessee. In 
Chattanooga he succeeded Rev. Donald A. Spencer, now of 
Pittsburgh, also a Director of Maryville College. Rev. Dr. 
Edgar A. Elmore, a graduate of Maryville College, and 
Chairman of the Board of Directors from 1906 to 1927, was 
pastor of this same church for more than thirty-five years. 

Page Eight 


With ;i iiii;inimous vote i)i the Executive Board of the 
Ahiiiiiii Association to provide eiicoiiragciiient, the piibhcation 
of tlu.' 1958 Ahiinni Directory was undertaken in hite October, 
1957, and cuhninated nearly ten months later with tlu- long- 
awaited appearance of the finished prothicl. 

More than one liundred notes and letters have already 
hecn received from enthusiastic ahunni, ranging from pithy 
"Congratulations on a job well done" to a lengthy two-page 
epistle from an alumnus of an older generation who was 
roused to the heights of nostalgic reminiscence by the names 
which the Directory recalled. 

Acknowledgement of these letters and of the many checks 
in extra amounts from pleased alumni has been an impossi- 
bility. Checks have ranged from the fifty cents set as the 
cost to as high as twenty-five and thirty dollars! Alumni 
( and alumnae! ) from whom we haven't heard in years were 
moved to express their thanks in writing, like the alumna 
who quipped: "I have spent all afternoon looking at it . . . 
You have literally heaped coals of fire on my head by keeping 
me on the mailing list when I have been so remiss. I promise 
to do better in the future." 

Typical comment comes from the Rev. John T. Wriggins, 
'28, of Bremen, Ohio, who writes: "The Directory should go 
a great way toward bringing Maryville folks together." "A 
monumental job," comments Beth H. Kemen, '47, of Craw- 
fordsville, Indiana. And Dr. Wendell Whetstone, ex'42, now 
of Vero Beach, Florida, says, "You and your staff are to be 
congratulated on the fine completion of a staggering under- 

The heart-warming experience of browsing through the 
Directory and renewing acquaintances with names long-forgot- 
ten was emphasized by many. Mrs. John C. ( Myrtle Ardis ) 
Groome, '25, Mt. Holly Springs, Pa., reports an immediate 
personal experience while holding a conference at Carlisle 
( Pa. ) High School. She was called to the phone, and a 
"voice of the past," that of Dr. Clinton M. Puff, '26, of 
Scottdale, Pa., came to her ears. It was the result of a 
perusing of the Alumni Directory by Dr. Puff, who was at- 
tending a meeting in nearby Harrisburg. 

And all the way from Vernon, Texas, Mrs. Curtis Renfro 
(Vera Scales) writes: "I have just returned from a week in 
the hospital to find my new Directory. Needless to say, I 
spent many hours studying it — and now I can write letters 
to some of my friends." 

From "right around home," Mary W. Wolfe, ex'20, of 
Piney Flats, Tenn., offers the following comment: "The Direc- 
tory has meant the renewing of some old friendships that 
I doubt I would have made otherwise. College friendships 
are just different and more lasting than others." And Mrs. 
N. H. (Ruth Buchanan) Briggs, '30, of Maplewood, N. J., 
echoes the idea: "The Alumni Directory is a wonderful piece 
of work. I have been poring over it, looking up old friends, 
and enjoying reminiscences." 

Lest you think the alumnae are the only one impelled 
to say something, here is a quote from Lciand T. Waggoner. 
'38, a Vice President of the Life Insurance Company of 
North America in Philadelphia, Pa.: "The Directory \\'as 
received, and I just want to say that I think this is the 
best project the Alumni Association has ever had." Jim Dance, 
'51, a real pro who knows what he's talking about since he 
is a librarian at the Detroit Public Library with an impres- 
sive record of outstanding T\' productions and similar acliieve- 
ments, chimes in with this word: "The Directory is a compact 

and useful little volume, and you are all to be congratulated 
for producing it with such efficiency." Jim then makes a 
couple of top-notch suggestions which we are tucking away 
for future reference. 

There were omissions and errors. We're sorry, and we 
appreciate the fact that ahunni have been extremely under- 
standing. Don Briggs, who practically fathered the project 
as Alumni Association President last year, wrote a highly 
complimentary note thovigh his wife's name had not appeared! 
Actually, her name has not been on our mailing list as all 
communications from the College are addressed to Don, which 
explains the omission but does not excuse it. For your in- 
formation, she was Ruth Farlee, ex'34. Joe C. Gamble, 
Chairman of the Board of Directors, also tripped us up with 
several corrections among his family, and although we par- 
tially saved face, he had us dead to rights on at least one. 
But Joe and Don and all the other patient alumni not only 
came through with a congratulatory note, despite the errors 
of commission and omission, but also helped with a sub- 
stantial contribution over and above the fifty cent minimum! 

As of this date — late October — we've received S640 since 
August first, and approximately $150 had come in prior to 
last summer. That's about half the publication cost. 'N'uff 

We knew we were vulnerable on several counts, and 
three or four criticisms, all very kindly, have been made on 
these points. We are taking steps to remedy each. A handy 
supplement for alumni in the years from the 1880's to about 
1910 is planned immediately, for it is indeed difficult for 
some of them to search through the fine print of the Direc- 
tory in an effort to find the few names of their classmates 
and friends; the Class of 1958 will also come in for special 
treatment in another supplement; and the many corrected 
addresses which we knew would be the inevitable result of 
the publication of the Directory will be made available 

By the time we get around to another edition of file 
Directory, we'll be set up (we hope) to handle either an 
alphabetical or a class by class Directory — or both. In addi- 
tion, of course, to the present geographical presentation. 
You'll have to admit we made a good try! 


The Associated Press last May carried on its wires 
throughout the nation the fascinating story of one of the 
Maryville College graduates in the Class of 1901. It barely 
missed by a week the perfect timing which would have 
made it a natural for the Commencement Week program. 

Dr. Luther B. Bewlcy, who has been tenncd the "father 
of education" in the Philippines, was the alunmus thus hon- 
ored. Dr. Bewley went to the Philippines in 1902, just a 
year after graduation from Maryville, and served variously 
as teacher, di\ision superintendent of sch(X)ls, assistant di- 
rector of education, and finally, as Director of Education, 
a post which he held for eighteen years, the longest period 
any man has held this position. 

Dr. Bewlcy retired from public service in 1957, shortK' 
after the death of the late President Ramon Magsaysay in a 
plane crash. He now lives in the Manila Hotel, where the 
.■\P dispatch says his secluded life is punctuated by visits 
to or from his two young grandchildren. 

Page Nine 

The Class of 1933 at its Twenty-fifth Reunion Last A/ay: 

Back Row: Wilso/x Taylor, Philip Earhurt, George Brown, Chick West, Ed Greene, 
]im Hitch, Harold Myers, Boh Gass, Don Briggs; Boh Steveihson, Kern Johnson, Wilbur 
Johnson, Ruth Webb, Les Webb, Al Walsh, George Fishbuch... Second Row: Jim Largen, 
Frances Taylor, Mrs. Philip Eurhart, Mrs. George Broivn, Mrs. Chick West, Mrs. Ed Greene, 
Mrs. Jim Hitch, Frances Dupre Carter, Mrs. Bob Stevenson, Mildred Purviance, Hazel Hale, 
Mary Cornwell, Mary Katherine Mize, Ruth Peery Byur, Bill West Ramsey. Seated: Ada 
Williams Rutledge, Ruth Swisher Largen, Dorothy Cruze Park, Stella James Gass, Jean 
Campbell Rokcs, Eunice Grant Walsh. 

lliiNoHAKV Degree Recipients at Commencement with Members of 
College Official Family: 

Left to Right: President Ralph W. Lloyd; Joe C. Gamble, chairman of College Board 
of Directors who was awarded degree of Doctor of Laws; Dr. Eugene Carson Blake, Stated 
Clerk of the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A., who gave the Commencement 
address and was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Sacred Theology; Dr. George 
L. Hunt, editor of the Adult Curriculum for the Board of Christian Education, who was 
awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Divinity; Dr. Jose Borges dos Santos, Jr., moderator 
of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church of Brazil, awarded the degree of 
Doctor of Divinity; and Dean Frank D. McClelland. 

Page Ten 


lidijniiiiul I. liKihiiins. jr.. '19, Dircitor til l)i'\cli)pmciit, 
wlu) is reported in this issiu' in iiinnii linn willi tlir new 
Dc\clopnic'nt Progrinn. 

]auc Moselcy Call (Mcv. Tom), Instructor in Home Eco- 
nomies, Mrs, Call graduated at the Martin, Tennessee, 
branch ol the Uni\ersit\' of Tennessee and has done graduate 
work also in Knowille. She and her husliand are living on 
tlie campus at the Home Management House. 

F.mmci M. Curtis, '.55, has returned to her home in Friends- 
\ille and to her Alma Mater as Instructor in Physical Edu- 
cation, After receiving her B.S. degree here she attended 
the University of Tennessee and received the M,S. degree. For 
the past two years she has been employed by the American 
Red Cross in Europe as a recreation worker, during which 
time she was able to \isit most of tlie countries of Europe. 

John R. Grutdich, '56, Instructor in English, is another 
alumnus who has returned to his Alma Mater to teach. Fol- 
lowing graduation at Maryville where lie received the B.A. 
degree, Mr, Graulich attended the University of Tennessee 
and received his M.A, degree there. While at U. T. he 
served as a graduate assistant in English. 

Carolyn J. Knoiiles, Instructor in Music, comes to Mary- 
ville from Gainesville, Florida. She is a graduate of Oberlin 
Con.servatory of Music in Ohio where she received the B.M. 

Charles B. Lane, Instructor in Drama and Speech, to fill 
Miss Craven's place this year, Mr. Lane was graduated from 
the University of Texas with the B.F.A. degree. Prior to 
coming to Maryville he was an Instructor in Drama at Lon 
Morris Junior College in Texas. 

Bernard L. Linger, Instructor in Music ( Director of the 
Band and Orchestra). Mr. Linger received his B.Mus. de- 
gree and M.Mus. degree at West Virginia University, where 
he also served for a year as a graduate assistant in music. 

Rosalie Oxendine, Circulation-Reference Librarian, Miss 
O.xendine is a graduate of the University of Tennessee with 
a B.S. degree in Education and of George Peabody College 
with an M.A.L.S. degree. Miss Oxendine's home is in Knox- 
ville, where she has been employed for the past two years 
as teacher and librarian. 

Mrs. Myrtle B. Rosenblatt, A.ssistant to the Head of 
Baldwin Hall, comes to Maryville from Virginia. She is 
returning to her native state. She attended Tusculuin Col- 
lege in Greeneville, where she later served for several years 
as housemother. 

Cliarles F. Taylor. Instructor in Matlieni.itics. Mr. Taylor 
is a Tenncsscan antl .itti'iuU'd college at Tennessee State. 

from whiih he received the U.S. degree. He ha.s done 
graduate work at the University of Tennessee where he has 
served as graduate assistant in freshman mathematics. 

Donald B. Williams, '.55, has returned to his Alma .Mater 
to teach biology. Mr. Williams received his B.A. at Mary- 
\ille and his M.S. at Emory University, and is to receive his 
Ph.D. degree at Emory in December of this year. He is 
married to the former Esther Lerch, '.56, who is serving as 
an assistant in the library. 

One new part time teacher is on tile list, in the biology 
department. She is Mrs. Isabel W. Bacon of Knoxville. Mrs. 
Bacon received her B.S. degree from Rutgers University and 
her Ph.D. from Yale University. She has done considerable 
teaching and research in her fields. 


The week-end of Commencement got off to a rousing start 
with the Alumni Dinner, when the 25-year Class as usual 
stole the show, particularly as Don Briggs, retiring as Presi- 
dent of the Alumni Association, was a member of the 25-year 
group. The quarter-centuiy club is pictured on tiie previous 

Nine members of the thirty-year Class, including Mar\' 
Helen Crowder Barrett, Beta MeCall, Mary Clopton Kring, 
Joe L. Marshall, J. Earl McCall, Ethel Adkins (Mrs. Shorty) 
McCall, Betty Griffes Newberry, and Alice Stinecipher Black- 
burn were present. They autographed a menu and sent it to 
their class President, Gordon Jeffries, who was unable to be 

About twcK'e or fifteen members of the 2()-year Class were 
present, and Dr. Jim Proffitt and his wife were hosts to the 
group at an informal luncheon. 

Spike's Restaurant was the scene of the noon reunion of 
the ten-year Class. Fourteen class members attended, the 
total including husbands and wives reaching eighteen. The 
members of the Class of 1948 who were present included 
Barbara Blair, Martha (Brindley) Ziegler, Janet Campbell, 
Elizabeth (Crawford) Roper, Alverta (Fink) Smilie, Merrill 
Griibbs, Marilyn ( Hartpence ) Torrey, Thomas Horst, Margaret 
Howell, Mary Gene ( Lawson ) Roberts, Scott McClure, Julia 
(Pancoast) Householder, Thomas Wheeler, and Lorraine 
(Swift) Abbott. Additional class members responded to the 
hmcheon annoimcements but were imablc to be present. Six- 
teen of these wrote letters which were read aloud. It was 
hoped that the news contained in the letters and the informa- 
tion obtained from those ,il the luncheon could be duplicated 
and sent to members of the Class of 19-18. However, Tom 
Horst, who undertook the job, was tied up unexpectedly for 
the sununer, so the project was not completed. Tom regrets it been impossible to finish the job. 

Page Elccen 



One of the most honored names among Maryville College 
alumni and Maryville College Directors has long been that 
of Judge Samuel O'Grady Houston, '98, who died on August 
29, 1958. He was Chairman of the Directors for twenty- 
one years, from 1932 to 1953. At the Fall Meeting of the 
Board of Directors, October 17, President Ralph W. Lloyd 
read the following minute which he had prepared concerning 
Judge Houston, and we are glad to make this available to all 
alumni ; 

Samuel O'Grady Houston, a Director of Maryville 
College for 48 years, chairman of the Board for twenty- 
one years, and an Honorary Director for one year, died 
at his home on Island Home Pike in Kno.wille, on 
August 29, 1958, at the age of eighty-seven. 

Judge Houston, as he was universally known, was 
born on April 13, 1871, in the venerable parish of 
Eusebia Presbyterian Church, twelve miles east of Mary- 
ville; and his boyhood home was there. His paternal 
ancestors came to East Tennessee from Virginia. A grand 
uncle was General Sam Houston who lived as a youth 
in the Maryville area before going west to achieve fame 
in Tennessee and Te.xas. 

Samuel O'Grady Houston and four brothers in due 
time attended Maryville College and Samuel graduated 
with the B.A. degree in 1898. He then attended the 
Law School of the University of Tennessee, from which 
he received the degree of Bachelor of Laws in 1902. 
He was married to Catherine Love whom he met when 
she too was a student at Maryville College. 

For the twenty-four years after graduation from 
Law School he practiced law in Knoxville. In 1926 he 
was elected Judge of Knox County in which office he 
served sixteen years, until 1942, when at the age of 
seventy-one he returned to the practice of law in which 
he continued until forced by health to retire. 

Judge Houston served on many civic committees and 
boards to which men of integrity, judgment, and devotion 
to the public good are called. He was for many years 
an elder in the Presbyterian Church, and for long periods 
served as Sunday School teacher and superintendent. 
For more than fifteen years he was Chairman of Pres- 
bytery's Committee on National Missions. 

He was closely related to Maryville College: as a 
student and graduate; as father of three sons who at- 
tended the College; as a member of the Board of 
Directors for forty-nine years, being elected in 1909 only 
eleven years after his graduation; and as Chairman from 
1932 to 1953. 

Some of the present Directors will remember well 
the interest, the judiciousness, and the kindliness with 
which he presided here for so many years. Two Presi- 
dents and a host of others have testified to his interested, 
wise and loyal counsel and leadership. 

Judge Houston exemplified the Christian spirit and 
ideals of Maryville College to a remarkable degree, 
and in 1938 the College recognized this officially in 
conferring upon him the honorary degree of Doctor of 
Laws. As he closes his earthly career in the fullness 
of years we thank God again for his life and work. 

About the middle of August Bonnie Hudson Brown and 
her husband. Rev. George E. Brown, went to Kentucky for 
a short vacation before the opening of college and the begin- 
ning of her fall work as Assistant Professor of Biology. She 
drove the car and seemed well. On arrival she noticed some 
slight trouble in coordination, soon found it increasing, ulti- 
mately was taken to a hospital in Louisville where diagnosis 
indicated a brain tumor, an operation was performed, and 
then a second operation. But the condition was so serious 
that she became steadily worse and died on September 12. 

Her body was brought back to Maryville for burial. On 
September 14 President Ralph \V. Lloyd and Professor 
Horace E. Orr conducted the funeral service in the College 

Mrs. Brown graduated at Maryville College in 1927 and 
was a member of the Faculty from 1929 initil her death. 
She was married in 1936 to Rev. George E. Brown, a 
Maryville graduate of 1933. She was an excellent teacher, 
was much beloved and her loss is a serious one for the 

Since this Almnni Issue went to press there have 
occurred two deaths in the Faculty and Staff about 
which fuller information will be given to alumni later. 
Dr. Horace E. Orr, a Professor at Maryville College 
since 1920, died on November 1; and Mrs. Elizabeth 
Benedict Hall, whose service as Matron of the College 
Infirmary began in 1920, died on November 11. 

Page Twelve 



During 1958 President Ralpli W. Lloyd luis iiuido three 
trips outside of the United States. All have been in eon- 
nection with the Churehes' ecumenical mission and relation- 

During August Dr. Llo\d attended two meetings across 
the Atlantic. The first was that of the Executive Committee 
of the World Presbyterian Alliance in Edinburgh, Scotland, 
August 4-9. The second was that of the Central Committee 
of the World Council of Churches at Nyborg Strand, Den- 
mark, August 21-28. He and Mrs. Lloyd, accompanied by 
their daughter Ruth Lloyd Kramer, M.C. '47, and their niece 
Margaret Sloan of Pittsburgh, went over on the Queen Mary 
to Southampton, England, and returned by air ( KLM ) from 
Amsterdam. There were visits also to the World's Fair in 
Brussels, to Paris, and to Munich, Germany; and Dr. Lloyd 
had speaking engagements in London, did a BBC broadcast 
in Edinburgh, and spent a week in Geneva, Switzerland, 
on business of the World Presbyterian Alliance. 

The last week in September took President Lloyd to 
Mexico City as official representative of the World Presby- 
terian Alliance to the Second Conference of the Presbyterian 
Churches of Latin America. There were present appro.xi- 
mately seventy-five representatives from eight Latin American 
countries. Dr. Lloyd was one of the speakers on the pro- 
gram and on Sunday preached in the principal Methodist 
Church of Mexico City. On the way to Mexico, he stopped 
at Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, where he spoke 
at the opening chapel convocation of the year. He saw there 
three Maryville College alumni who are on the faculty and 
staff there: Frank R. Neff, Jr., '33 (Associate Professor of 
Religion), Stanley H. Hall '37 (Associate Professor of Health, 
Physical Education, and Recreation) and Walter P. West, 
'38 ( Director of Admissions ) . 

During the first half of November, Dr. Lloyd visited 
Brazil and other countries of South America, in behalf of 
the World Presbyterian Alliance. He is General Chairmari of 
the Committee on Program and Arrangements for the 18th 
General Council of the Alliance which will be held in Brazil 
July 27 to August 6, 1959. This is a meeting held usually 
once in five years with delegates representing a Presbyterian 
and Reformed Church constituency of about forty-five million 
in over forty countries. Dr. Lloyd and Dr. Marcel Pradervand 
of Geneva, Switzerland, (M.C. Honorary Alumus, '49), Gen- 
eral Secretary of the Alliance, were together in Brazil con- 
ferring with Brazilian church leaders on arrangements for 
the world meeting next siunmer. 

He filled various speaking appointments in Protestant 
churches in Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo, Brazil, and Bogota, 
Colombia, and in other church groups including J. M.C. (Col- 
lege) in Brazil where Olson Pemberton, Jr., M.C. '43, is Dean, 
and the Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Campinas, Brazil. 

There are a number of Maryville College alumni in Latin 
America and Dr. Lloyd was able to see several of them both 
at the September Conference in Mexico City and on this 
trip to Brazil. 

The 83rd scries of I'Vbruary Meetings is scheduled for 
February 4-12, 19.59. The leader and speaker will be the 
Rev. Joseph J. Copeland, D.D., Pastor of Second Presbyterian 
Church, Knoxville, Tennessee. 

-Associated with him to torm the "February Meetings 
Team" of three will be Rev. John Magill, D.D., Pastor of 
Abington Presbyterian Church, Abington, Pennsylvania, as 
song leader; and Henry Barraclough, LL.D., Philadelphia, as 


This will be the second time Dr. Copeland has led the 
Meetings, the first being in 1954. The invitation to return, 
which he has generously accepted, is evidence of the great 
effectiveness of his ministry then. Dr. Copeland has been 
Pastor of Second Church, Knoxville, since 1952, when he 
came from the First Presbyterian Church, Denton, Te.xas, 
as successor to Dr. Clifford E. Barbour. Since the 1954 
Meetings his church has built a large and beautiful completely 
new plant at a cost of nearly one million dollars. He is a 
graduate of Trinity University, Texas, and McCormick Theo- 
logical Seminary, Chicago; is a member of the Board of 
Directors of Maryville College, and of the Board of Christian 
Education of the United Presbyterian Church in the U.S..\. 

This will be the sixth time that Dr. Magill has led the 
singing. He is a graduate of Maryville College in the Class 
of 1939 and of McCormick Seminary and renders this ser\-ice 
as a kind of avocation. Music is not his vocation but merely 
one of his various accomplishments. He takes time for the 
Meetings from heavy duties as pastor of a church of nearly 
twenty-five hundred members. 

Likewise Dr. Barraclough ( "Barrie" ) gives this big block 
of time from a crowded program which is quite apart from 
music. As is well known, he is Associate Stated Clerk of 
the General Assembly of the United Presbyterian Church in 
the U.S.A. When a young man he came from England to 
America as pianist of the famous evangelistic team of 
Chapman and Alexander, and his playing in the February 
Meetings is a brief annual return to that notable period in 
his career. This will be his eighth year at Maryville. 

The Meetings will open on Wednesday morning, Febru- 
ary 4, and close on Thursday morning, Febnuiry 12, with 
daily services at 9:45 a. m. and 7:00 p. m. 


The spring issue of the Alumni Bulletin was dedicated to 
Mr. Ernest C. Brown, or "Brownie," as he is well known to 
hundreds of alumni, lie and Mrs. Brown have received uiany 
messages from friends all over the world following the publi- 
cation of the Btillctiii. They ha\e asked that these man>- 
notes and letters be acknowledged and the writers thanked in 
this issue. It is a virtual impossibility for them to answer 
them all personally. But the> arc truly apprcciati\e. 

Page Thirteen 


Facing a tough schedule with a typical situation this 
fall — few returning letternien and a number of promising 
freshmen — Coach John A. (J. D. ) Davis and his assistants, 
Marvin Mitchell and Tom Cragan, switched from the tradi- 
tional single-wing to the T-formation which was used so 
successfully at the close of the 1957 season. Only nine letter- 
men returned this fall, and the squad numbered at least fifty 
per cent freshmen. 

Opening the season was a newcomer, Gordon Military 
College, of Georgia, an unknown which turned out to be a 
tartar, taking the Scots by an 8-6 score. It was a good game, 
close all the way, and a couple of breaks could have turned 
things in favor of the Highlanders. But the cards simply 
didn't fall that way. 

Centre College of Kentucky, traditionally one of our better 
games, was another squeeker, with the Scots coming out once 
more on the short end of the score, 1.3-7. Jacksonville State, 
of Alabama, a powerhouse as usual, ground out a 28-8 victory 
over the Highlanders in their third start. 

Then the injury jinx, successor to last year's flu epidemic, 
hit the small but fighting squad, with three starters sidelined 
with knee injuries and an assortment of other ailments which 
really riddled the team. Georgetown of Kentucky, a top- 
heavy favorite to roll over the Scots, had its hands full and 
was happy to escape with a 25-12 victory. The scrappy 
Highlanders, with half a dozen freshmen in the starting 
lineup, made a real battle of it but went down from sheer 
force of numbers, outweighed in the line by more than 
twenty-five poimds per man. 

Emory and Henry, with one of its best teams in years, 
caught the decimated Maryville eleven in the Homecoming 
game before an enthusiastic and loyal alumni crowd and 
steam-rollered them by a convincing 42-0 count. The High- 
landers never could generate steam in this one and were 
clearly overpowered. 

Sewanee, enjoying a pigskin renaissance with a slick squad 
ably coached by Shirley Majors, then powered its way to a 
46-0 victory over the Maryville eleven, making the season's 
record after si.x games a rather unimposing 0-6 count. 

Remaining on the schedule are contests with powerful 
Lenoir-Rhyne, for three years in succession the winner of the 
North State Conference in North Carolina, Concord State, of 
West Virginia, and the final contest of the season with arch- 
rival Carson-Newman, Lenoir-Rhyne packs too many heavy 
guns for the Highlanders to hope for much in this engage- 
ment, so whatever is to be salvaged from a disheartening 
season will have to be gained in the Concord State game and 
the Carson-Newman setto, when anything can happen. In 
the meantime, we'll be hoping! 

Again, the Alumni Association will present two trophies 
to members of the football squad, an award to the most valu- 
able player, and a similar trophy to the most improved player. 

It won't be long now before the winter sports season 
starts. Basketball hopes are high and the wrestling squad 
will have several veterans. Here are the schedules: 

SCHEDULE- 1958-1959 

Dec. 8— Tenn. Wesleyan College Here 

Dec. 12— King College Here 

Dec. 1.3— Jacksonville State Here 

Jan. 12— Carson-Newman There 

Jan. 15— King College There 

Jan. 17— Cumberland University There 

Jan. 21— Jacksonville State There 

Jan. 22— Sewanee There 

Jan. 24— Hiwassee College There 

Jan. 27— Tusculum College There 

Jan. 29— Centre College Here 

Jan. 31— Hiwassee College Here 

Feb. 2— Tennessee Wesleyan There 

Feb. 7— Cumberland University Here 

Feb. 12— Carson-Newman Here 

Feb. 14— U. of Chattanooga Here 

Feb. 16— U. T. Freshmen Here 

Feb. 19— Emory & Henry Here 

Feb. 23— Tusculum College Here 

Feb. 24— U. of Chattanooga There 

Feb. 27— Emory & Henry There 

Feb. 28— U. of Tenn. Frosh There 

SCHEDULE- 1958-1959 

Dec. 6-Knoxville YMCA There 

Dec. 11— Appalachian State There 

Jan. 17— U. of Chattanooga There 

Jan. 24— Pending 

Jan. 31— Chattanooga Here 

Feb. 7-Kno.xville YMCA Here 

Feb. 14— Sewanee There 

Feb. 21— Emory University Here 

Feb. 27-Tournament Chattanooga 

Feb. 28— Tournament Chattanooga 


The Maryville College soccer team, now in its second year 
of operation, has had quite a successful year. The final record 
was two wins and four losses. The two victories, one over 
Carson-Newman by a 5-4 count and the other over the Uni- 
versity of Tennessee by a 3-0 score, were very encouraging, 
and showed definite promise of better things next year, as the 
twin victories came in the final games of the schedule. 

Last year, two games were played, both resulting in losses 
to King College. King also took the measure of the High- 
landers this fall in two well-played games, 2-1 and 3-0. The 
other two early season losses were to U.T. by a 3-2 count and 
to Carson-Newman in a 3-0 contest. 

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1958 Highlander Foutball Squad 

Manjiillc College's faiiioiix "iiriitltcr act.' tlw Sniitlt Brollicrs. Captaii\ Karl Smith, 'i 
senior, ]>lays the backfield, Ed, a junior, i.t regular right end, and brother Fred, a freshman, 
is a candidate for center. 

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Rev. Robert B. Elmore has retired from missionary service 
in Chile, and is !i\ing in Dnarte, California. 


Dr. and Mrs. Carl Michel ( Edna Dawson ) have moved 
from Lake Wales, Florida, to Pittsford, New York. 


Madrith Purdy McClary writes that she and Sam are 
"well and busy" in Tucson. Arizona. Both are active in the 
Congregational Church. Madrith is now serving on the 
Board of the Conference of Southern California and the 
Southwest. She often sees Peggy Mevis Mosshammer, '30, 
and Kate (Hill) and Lester Bond, '15. 


Floyd Watt has moved from Birmingham, Alabama, to 
Spring City, Tennessee, where he is pastor of the First Pres- 
byterian Church. 


Melvin B. Ricks, ex '22, is United States Probation Officer 
in the District Court of Juneau, Alaska. 


Herrick R. Arnold retired in September from the DuPont 
Company's Central Researcli Department, after a thirty-three 
year career at the Experimental Station in Wilmington, Dela- 
ware, during which he participated in a number of important 
developments. A total of forty patents stemming from his 
research have been issued in his name. In 1943 and 1944 
he was on leave of absence from DuPont to participate in the 
Manhattan District Project at Columbia University where 
he was associated with Dr. Harold Urey. 

Mr. and Mrs. Arnold ( Irma Schwab, '21 ) are making their 
home in Winiberley, Texas. 

Ethel M. DeHaven has recently completed the first of- 
ficial Air Force History of the Ballistic Missiles Center of 
Air Material Command at Inglewood, California. She has 
been with Air Material Command for twenty-seven years. 


Henrietta Smith Bowman has recently accepted the position 
of Director of the Church School in the Presbyterian Church 
of Webster Groves, Missouri. 

Nathan R. Haworth is now superintendent of the Fort 
Payne, Alabama, schools. He was formerly in Elberton, 

Wilson McTeer has returned to Wayne State University 
in Detroit, Michigan, after spending a sabbatical leave in 
Brooktondale, New York. During the summer he and his 
family traveled in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Canada. 


Ruth Buchanan Briggs and her husband are now settled 

permanently in the States, and are living in Maplewood, 

New Jersey. He has retired after thirty years of service with 

the Standard-Vacuum Oil Company, most of which was 
spent in Japan. 

Dr. Ira Morrison was invited to speak at the International 
College of Allergology meeting in Paris, France, the latter 
part of October. His subject "Mechanically Produced Skin 
Abrasions" described an instrument which he invented and 

which is used at the University of Kansas Medical Center 
for scratch testing without pain. He and Roberta ( Hickman ) 
flew over, did some sightseeing and visited the birthplace 
of "Doc's" parents in Scotland. 


Mary Jo Carroll has recently completed a term as presi- 
dent of Beta Chapter ( at George Washington University in 
Washington, D. C. ) of Phi Delta Gamma, national fraternity 
for women graduate students. This year she is serving as 
corresponding secretary of the American University chapter 
of Psi Chi. Last summer she took a six-weeks tour of 

Sympathy is extended to Murl Underwood Kessler, whose 
husband died July 31, in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Dr. Richard Strain, in addition to his practice, is teaching 
some courses in neurosurgery at the University of Miami 
Medical School. He is presently chairman of local arrange- 
ments for the meeting of the Neurosurgical Section of the 
International College of Surgeons which will take place in 
Miami Beach early in January. 


John Tope is presently on loan from Republic Steel Cor- 
poration to the government as Industry Adviser to the Iron 
and Steel Division, Business and Defense Services Admin- 
istration. On January 1, 1959, he will assume a new posi- 
tion with Republic Steel as Assistant District Sales Manager 
in Birmingham, Alabama. 


Ella Martin Kilgore Botts has moved from Miami to Fort 
Pierce, Florida, where she has the position of office manager 
for the Freshwater-Smith Machine Company. 

Glenn L. Hook is the new superintendent of the George- 
town, Ohio, school system. 

Wilhelmina Quandt Reed and her husband spent a month 
in Hawaii this past summer. Wilhelmina teaches English 
in the Franklin County High School, Decherd, Tennessee. 

John E. Talmage is living in Decatur, Georgia, while on 
furlough from his mission station in Japan. 


Theron Alexander, Jr. is child psychologist on the staff 
of the Hospital of Pediatrics at the University of Iowa in 
Iowa City. 

Jessie Kavanagh Di Carlo, her husband, and two sons 
visited the campus in September. They were moving from 
Fort Worth, Texas, to Valley Stream, New York. Captain 
Di Carlo was transferred to the Army Pictorial Center in 
Long Island City, New York. 

Alex Gillander has moved to Greeneville, Tennessee, where 
he is serving the Doak-Balch Larger Parish. He had been 
Executive Secretary of the Howard County Coimcil of 
Churches in Kokomo, Indiana, for the past four years. 

Jonathan Gillingham has recently been made Assistant 
Director of Research and Information for the Dade County, 
Florida, school system. 

Lorena May Dunlap Organ, her husband and daughter 
are spending this year in Santinikitan, West Bengal, India. 
Her husband is doing research at Visva-Bharati University on 
a Fulbright grant. 

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Stuart A. Sncdikcr is chaplain at the New Ji'iscy Stale 
Prison in Trenton. 

Ilciulrika Tol has rciciilly rctiirmd to Maryvillc after 
spciulini;; two and a hall years in Knrope. She spent most ol 
the time in Holland, where she has relatives, lint toured all 
the Scandinavian countries, Spain, Italy, Knj^laud, (iermauy, 
Helginm, and Austria. 

Dr. Joseph L. Wilkerson is now on the stall ol (he Vet- 
erans Administration Hospital in Oteen, North Carolina. He 
returned to this coimtry recently alter several years in Formosa 
ancl Taiwan. 


Anna Mae (Justus) and Everett Cline have moved from 
Miami to Boynton Beach, Florida. 

Robert \V. Kleemier has recenty moved from Florida to 
St. Louis, Mis.souri, where he is on the faculty of Washington 


Virginia Boys Briggs has moved from Illinois to San 
Mateo, California. Her husband recently completed work 
on a doctorate at the University of Chicago, and is now 
doing a job in training and education for the San Francisco 

John K. Coit received the Ph.D. degree from New York 
University in June. He is Associate Professor of Philosophy 
and Chairman of the Division of Philosophy and Religion 
at the University of Dubuque in Iowa. 

Mary Jo Husk, who has been teaching in the Army 
schools for dependents for the past three years, first in 
Japan and then in France, is in Weisbaden, Germany, this 


John H. Fisher has been promoted to the rank of fidl 
professor on the faculty of the English department at Duke 

E. Vaughan Lyons Jr. is currently in Naples, Italy, where 
he is serving as Force Chaplain, Commander-in-Chief of the 
Eastern Atlantic and Mediterranean Areas. This involves 
supervision of all U. S. Navy chaplains in the European- 
Mediterranean area. 

Otto P. Pflanze is now on the faculty of the University 
of Illinois. 


Roland \V. Anderson became pastor of the Presbyterian 
Church of Menlo Park, California, on October first. 

Sam Cornelius is now on the faculty of Alma College, 
Aima, Michigan. 

In .\ugust the Evauls, Phil and Peggy (Cloud, '39) and 
their si.x children returned to the mi,ssion field in South 
America. They had been unable to get a visa earlier. Phil 
is serving as Director of the Normal Training Institute of 
the Colombian Presbyterian Church in Ibague, Colombia. 

Arthur and Marianna (Allen) Petersion are on furlough 
from their work as missionaries of the Methodist Church in 
Brazil. They are living in Atlanta, Georgia, where Arthur 
is doing special studies at Emory University. 

Roland Tapp's work as a.s.sociate editor of religious books 
for Westminster Press takes liim to many college and semi- 

nary campuses, and Helen (Pratt, '12) writes that he en- 
joys many meetings with Maryvillc friends all over the 

Carl and Mary Jane (Person MS) Walton have moved 
from Raleigh, North Carolina, to Nashville, Tennessee. Carl 
has accepted a new position on the staff of the Methodist 
Television, Radio, and I'ilm Conuui.ssion as director of Tele- 
vision Ministry Development. 


Elizabeth Pa.scoe Kelley is teaching part-time tins fall in 
the home economics department of New York University. 

Dr. Wendell Whetstone, ex '42, reported recently that 
in April he moved from Miami to Vero Beach, Florida. 


G. Ellis Burcaw is now curator of the Commercial Mu- 
seum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Frederick and Mary Elizabeth (Day, c.\ '46) Smith are 
living in Ashland, Kentucky. F"red is an instructor in chem- 
istry at the Ashland Center of the University of Kentucky. 

Arthur J. Yunker, Jr. is now pastor of the Central Pres- 
byterian Church in Huntsville, Alabama. 


Charles L. Burgreen, an army chaplain, is now located 
at F"ort Hood, Texas, after serving for two years in Japan. 

Sympathy is extended to Marion Stout Wilson, whose 
four-year-old son, Jimmy, died in June of injuries received 
in a fall. The Wilsons were on furlough and living in Trenton, 
New Jersey, at the time, but have now returned to Korea. 


Rachel King Younger, ex '45, is a bio-chcuiist for Surgical 
Research at Vanderbilt Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. 


Helen Marie Wilson James, whose husband is on the 
faculty of Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania, writes 
that Andrew Newcomer, '33, was Maryville's representative 
at the recent inauguration of the new president of Lafayette. 

Phoebe Oplinger is studying for a master's degree in the 
School of Library Science of the Dre-xel Institute of Tech- 
nology in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 

Jane Callahan Proctor is now living in Durham, North 
Carolina, after spending the past two years in Cairo, Egypt. 


Ruth Wood Coffey is living in Richmond, \'irgiuia. Her 
husband received the Th.M. degree from Union Seminary 
there last May, and is doing further study this year. 

Harriet McKean John.son has uioveil from Lamed, Kansas, 
to Urbana, Illinois, where her husband is with the National 
Life and Accident Insurance Company. 

Irvin K. McArthur is now .serving as a Sunday School 
missionary in the presbytery of Pueblo, Colorado. 

James P. Martin moved from Bismarck, North Dakota, to 
Jackson, Michigan, in August, where he is pastor of the First 
Presbyterian Church. 

Polly Liekteig Raw.son and her husband spent the sununer 
studying at the University of Oslo, Norway. Polly received 
a Norwegian Government Scholarship for the summer session. 

Edward A. Voorhees, Jr., was one of two men sent from 

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Los Alamos, New Mexico, Scientific Laboratory to set up 
exhibits at the second International Conference on Peaceful 
Uses of Atomic Energy at Geneva, Switzerland, in September. 
His wife ( Loretta Nunn, '48 ) went with him and they spent 
six weeks following the conference touring Europe. 

Fred and Betty (Saint, '48) Wilson are in Teheran, Iran, 
this year. Fred is acting executive secretary of the Pres- 
byterian Mission. Their two older children are enrolled in 
the Community School, where eight Maryville graduates are 


Virginia S. Baier spent eleven weeks in Europe this past 

Milford and Emily ( Martenis, ex '51 ) Castrodale arc now 
in Tulsa, Oklahoma, where he is associate minister of the 
First Presbyterian Church. 

John and Jean ( Lehman, '44 ) Dillener have moved to 
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John is with the Water Depart- 
ment as a sanitary engineer. He will assume the duties of 
superintendent of the new Torresdale Filter Plant scheduled 
for completion in 1959. 

Charles B. Hoglan, Jr. is now serving St. Mark's Episcopal 
Church in Corsett, Arkansas. 

Sam and Lisette ( Gessert, '45 ) Pemberton went to Ger- 
many in August. Sam, who holds the rank of captain, U. S. 
Army, will be commander of Company A of the Fourth 
Armored Division at Heilbronn. 

Frank and Laura ( Crawford, '49 ) Still are living in 
Arlington, Virginia. Frank is with the Federal Bureau of 


Ruthellen Crews is doing graduate work in education and 
library science at the University of Tennessee this year. 

In June Donald E. Kribbs became pastor of Park City 
Methodist Church in Kno.xville, Tennessee. 

James A. Newman is superintendent of the Anderson 
County, Tennessee, schools. 

James and Marilyn ( Hartpence, '48 ) Torrey moved in 
June to Caldwell, New Jersey. Jim was transferred to the 
New York City area as assistant district sales manager of 
the Gillette Safety Razor Company. 


Craig Fisher is now stationed at the U. S. Naval Hospital 
in Memphis, Tennessee. 

Benson and Ruth ( Crothers, ex '50 ) Gearhart are living 
in Miami, Florida. Ben teaches in the Junior High School 

Margaret Stone has been named president of the Ten- 
nessee Dietetic Association. She is head therapeutic dietitian 
at East Tennessee Baptist Hospital in Knoxville. 


Edna Floy Brown is on the staff of Christ Hospital, Kapit, 
Sarawak, Borneo. 

Jim Dance, who is on the staff of the Detroit Public 
Library, is co-author of an article about the Library's use 
of radio and television which appeared in the November, 
1957, issue of the Unesco Bulletin for Libraries. 

Del and Lucy (Carrick) Earisman are living in Naper- 
ville, Illinois, where Del is teaching English at North Central 


Lewis M. Evans has accepted a call to the First Presby- 
terian Church of Jefferson City, Missouri, as assistant pastor. 

James F. Frain received the Master of Arts degree in 
economics from the University of Pittsburgh in June. 

Herbert and Mary (Mills, '50) Palmer were engaged in 
camp work this past summer. Herbert was head counselor 
at Camp Chenango for boys in Cooperstown, New York, and 
Mary worked at Otsego Camp for girls nearby. 

Charles S. Williams received the M.S. degree in mathe- 
matics from Vanderbilt University in June. He is employed 
in the Operations Analysis Division of Union Carbide Nuclear 
Company at Oak Ridge. 


Allan B. Caldwell is administrator of the Albert Schweitzer 
Hospital in St. Marc, Haiti. 

James M. Callaway has entered the Naval Medical Corps, 
and is serving aboard the L'SS Antietam. 

Thomas W. Cramer is associate pastor of Asbury Methodist 
Church in Greeneville, Tennessee. 

Charles and Nancy ( Rose, ex '53 ) Holsinger have recently 
moved to Rural Valley, Pennsylvania. Charles will be Pastor- 
Director of a five-church cooperative parish. 

Lois M. Layton received the M.L.S. degree from Rutgers, 
the State University of New Jersey, in June. 

Austin Van Pelt is serving as Director of Christian Edu- 
cation at Sheldon Jackson Junior College in Sitka, Alaska, 
a school sponsored by the Board of National Missions of the 
United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A. He and Elenor 
( Kramer, '51 ) have been in Sitka for more than a year. Austin 
was formerly program director of radio station KSEW, which 
is on the Sheldon Jackson campus. 

Lawrence Wallace received the Master of Music Education 
degree from the University of Colorado in August. He is 
now band director at Wheat Ridge High School in Denver. 

Gerald R. Wheat is now pastor of Norwich and New 
Concord, Ohio, Presbyterian Churches. 


Forrest Dean Allison received the Master of Arts degree 
from George Peabody College for Teachers in May. 

Gertrude Singleton Baker is spending this year in San 
Anselmo, California, where her husband is studying at the 
San Francisco Seminary. 

Beverly ( Edwards ) and John Bright are living in Rich- 
mond, Virginia. John is landscape architect for the regional 
office of the National Park Service. 

Shirland Roussey Daglian received the Master of Educa- 
tion degree from Temple University in June. 

Richard E. Nystrom is serving as Director of Christian 
Education of the Trinity Presbyterian Church in Nashville, 
Tennessee, while working on a doctorate at Vanderbilt Uni- 

Kenneth Rutherford sent greetings to the Alumni Office 
in August from aboard the S.S. Maasdam. He planned to 
visit eleven countries in Europe before flying home from 

Arthur J. Van Alstyne is now serving as pastor of the 
Kingwood Presbyterian Church, Kingwood, West Virginia. 

Betty Hammers Wiley writes that she and Jim are finally 

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"settling clown"— ill I'urcillvilli', Virginia, wliiri- Jini luis 
begun the praetiee of dentistry. 

Barbara Murphy Wright is hving in Amsterilani, New 
York, where her husband is an electronic engineer, and she 

is tcachiiin home ifoiioinics in hij;h school. 


Edward 11. Breitbaeh was graduated from Prinecton 
Seminary in the sjiring and is now serving the I'resbyterian 
Church in Freeland, Pennsylvania. 

James P. Darrock was graduated from Princeton Seminary 
in the spring, and he and Clei trudc ( Furnian ) are living in 
A.xtell, Nebraska, where he is pastor of the First Presbyterian 

Marshall C. England, Jr. received the D.D.S. degree from 
the Medical College ot Virginia in June. In July he and 
Diana (Evans, ex '5.5) went to Seattle, Washington, where 
he began a year's internship with the United States Public 
Health Service. 

Mary James Bevan Freeman is living in Talladega, Ala- 
bama, where her husband is pastor of Southwood Presby- 
terian Church. 

Joan Bash Hutchison received the M.A. degree from 
McCormick Seminary in the spring and is now doing Inner 
City work with the First Presbyterian Church of Chicago. 

Jean Ma.\well McCarter is now living in New Haven, 
Connecticut. Her husband is beginning work on a doctorate 
at Yale Divinity School. 

Hershel Nelson is nearing the end of his overseas duty 
with the Army. He has been stationed in Germany, and 
in August he spent a twenty-day leave touring Europe on 
a motorcycle. He visited France, Saarland, Belgium ( in- 
cluding the World's Fair), Holland, Denmark, Sweden, and 

Hazel Timblin Townsend completed her work for the 
Master of Education degree at Duke University this past 
summer. She is teaching third grade in Delaware Township, 
New Jersey, this year. 


Peggy Fisher, who has been teaching in Grand Rapids, 
Michigan, for the past three years, is now working for the 
Fidler Publishing Company in Grand Rapids. She does edi- 
torial work on social science readers for fifth and si.xth grades. 

Walter F. Hiller is spending the remaining six months 
of his active duty with the Army Security Agency in Honolulu, 

Robert and Barbara ( Chubb ) Shelton are living in Mer- 
cerville. New Jersey. Robert was graduated from the Cum- 
berland Presbyterian Seminary in McKenzie, Tennessee, in 
June, and is now doing graduate study at Princeton Semi- 

Norris Counts, ex '55, was graduated from the University 
of Tennessee Dental School in June, and has opened an 
office in Maryville. 

The following members of the class of 1955 were gradu- 
ated from seminaries and training schools last spring. They 
are listed by seminaries, together with the places where they 
are now located: 

Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Georgia 

Malcolm Bonner— Leakesville, Mississippi. 

Liniiavillc Presbyterian Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky 
Harry S. Hassall— Concord, Tennessee. 
Harry P. MacCall-Calvert City, Kentucky. 
David A. Ramsey— Edinburg, Indiana. 

McCormick Seminary, Chicdfio, Illinois 

Barbara M. Hubbard, M.A. degree— Director of Christian 
Education, Union Church, Laramie, Wyoming. 

I'rinccton Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey 

James A. Akin— Assistant pastor. First Presbyterian Church, 
Neenah, Wisconsin. 

Herbert P. Kauhl— Assistant pastor, Morris Plains, New 

James A. Mays— Lewes, Delaware. 

Richard G. Thomp.son— Assistant pastor, Bellmore Pres- 
byterian Church, Bellmore, Long Island, New York. 

Union Semitmry in New York 

James Fisher— Hannibal, Wisconsin. 

Herbert White— Assistant pastor. Brown Memorial Pres- 
byterian Church, Baltimore, Maryland. 

Western Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Kenneth J, Wilkinson— Hewitt's Presbyterian Church, Rice's 
Landing, Pennsylvania. 


Barbara Belmore was graduated from Assembly's Train- 
ing School, Richmond, Virginia, last spring, and is now serv- 
ing as Director of Christian Education of the First Presby- 
terian Church in Mexico, Missouri. 

Kathy Garrison Billawa lives in Hyde Park, New York, 
where her husband is an electrical engineer for International 
Business Machines. 

Alice Rowe was graduated from the University of Tennes- 
see School of Social Work last summer, and is now employed 
by the West Side Community in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Edgar Shackelford has entered Lomsville Presbyterian 
Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky. 

Madlon Travis is teaching sixth grade in the Community 
School in Teheran, Iran. She is imder a three-year con- 
tract with the Commission on Ecumenical Mission and Re- 
lations of the United Presbyterian Church. 


Joanne Causey received the Master of Arts degree in 
Spanish from the University of North Carolina, and this year 
is at the University of Virginia, where she has been awarded 
a DuPont Fellowship for study toward the Ph.D. degree. 

Jane Hussey spent the summer in Europe. She attended 
the International Teachers Conference in the Black Forest. 

Marian James is employed with the .\merican Red Cross, 
in the southeastern area, as a recreation worker in Services 
to Military and Veterans Hospitals. 

Nancy J. Marshall received the Master of Science degree 
from Ohio State University in August. 

Shirley Mayfield is employed witli tlic .Anurit.ui Red 
Cross, southeastern area, as a social worker in the Ser\ices 
to Military and N'eterans Hospitals program. 

Harold and Amelia (Maples, ex "58) O'Bannon are living 
in Richmond, \'irginia, where Harold is attending Union 

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Margaret E. Packard is working as a dietitian on the 
women's campus of Duke University in Durham, North 

Martha Brogden Spining is hving in Raleigh, Nortli Caro- 
lina, where her husband is working on a master's degree in 
animal nutrition at North Carolina State College. 

Fred and Louis ( Ogden ) Wyman are both teaching in 
the Community School in Teheran, Iran. Loviise teaches 
fourth grade and also has pupils in piano. Fred has classes 
in general science and Bible in the high school, and directs 
the orchestra. 


(See Also Marriages) 

John Anderson— teaching and coaching at LaFayettc High 
School in Mayo, Florida. 

Robert Baker— Employed by the Provident Life and Acci- 
dent Insurance Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

James Barber— Attending Western Seminary in Pittsburgh. 

Jeanne Berger— Teaching second grade in Covina, Cali- 

Clem Birkelbach— Attending Biblical Seminary in New 
York City. 

Irnia Birkelbach— Doing graduate study in German at In- 
diana University. 

Robert Bogle— Instructor at Gulf Coast Military Academy 
in Gulfport, Mississippi. 

Paula Cox Bowers— Laboratory technician for two doctors 
in Maryville. 

Joyce Boyd Fort— Teaching French, Spanish, and English 
at East High School in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Jane Bradfield— Director of Christian Education at First 
Presbyterian Church in Findlay, Ohio. 

Robert Brown— Teaching history in the Urbana, Ohio, 
school system. 

Susan Browne— Doing graduate work in bacteriology at 
the University of North Carolina. 

Bobbye Carson— Doing graduate study in music at Florida 
State University, Tallahassee. 

Anita Cole— Working as a secretary for the Minneapolis- 
Honeywell Regulator Company in Miami, Florida. 

James Colquhoun— Attending Union Theological Seminary 
in Richmond, Virginia. 

Carolyn Cones— Working for the Diamond Ordnance Fuze 
Laboratories in Washington, D. C, and attending night 
classes at the University of Maryland. 

Vernon Cooper— In the United States Army Medical Serv- 
ice Corps. 

Barbara Counts Brown— Teaching second grade at Charles 
E. Thomas School in Warner Robins, Georgia. 

Mervyn Dixon— Attending Jefferson Medical College in 

Sandra Dorsett Clemens— Teaching first grade in Twenty- 
nine Palms, California. 

Willa Jean Duvall Poorman— Teaching third and fourth 
grades at Woods Run Elementary School, Pittsburgh, Penn- 

Clark Eldridge— Taking special courses at Maryville Col- 

Ted Engle— Enrolled in graduate school at the University 
of Tennessee. 

Corita Erwin Voght— Working for the Tennessee Depart- 
ment of Public Welfare in Maryville. 

Patrick Flynn— Teaching and coaching at Lanier High 
School in Blount County. 

Helen Franklin— Teaching mathematics in Wilbur Wright 
Junior High School in Cleveland, Ohio. 

Jack French— Teaching and coaching at Columbus High 
School in Lake City, Florida. 

Eleanor Galbreath Dixon— Teaching home economics at 
Woodland Junior High School in Barrington, New Jersey. 

Charles Garrison— Attending Princeton Seminary. 
Sidney Gilreath— Entering Law School. 

Barbara Godshalk Barber— Teaching second grade in Pitts- 
burgh, Pennsylvania. 

Robert Goodlin— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Ben Hahn— Doing graduate work at Northwestern Uni- 

Robert Hassall— Teaching seventh grade English in the 
Junior High School in Largo, Florida. 

Kay Henrj'- Physical education instructor in the Junior 
High School in Mt. Clemens, Michigan. 

Gretchen Hill— Teaching first grade in Woodbridge, New 

Virginia Hine— Working in the technical information branch 
of the Rock Island Arsenal as a government librarian. 

Joan Jefferson— Health Education Assistant for the YWCA 
in York, Pennsylvania. 

George Kaiser— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Jime Keeney— Teaching public school music in the Lake 
Shore Elementary School, Annapolis, Maryland. 

Margaret Keitt— Doing graduate work at Assembly's Train- 
ing School, Richmond, Virginia. 

Mary Jane Kirklin— Working with the DuPont Company 
and starting graduate school at the University of Delaware. 

Eleanor Koster Goodlin— Doing secretarial work with the 
Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey. 

Paula Kronenberg Mont— Teaching third grade in Hights- 
town, New Jersey. 

David Krotchko— Attending San Francisco Theological 
Seminary, San Anselmo, California. 

Bruce Lundberg— Attending the University of Tennessee 
School of Law. 

Lewis McFarland— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Robert L. McLeod, Jr.— Attending Louisville Presbyterian 

James M. Marsh— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Margaret Merritt— Teaching third grade at West Haven 
School in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Lynn Mitchell Montgomery— Teaching private lessons in 
piano; will return to Maryville College in January, 1959, for 
a Bachelor of Music degree. 

Stanley Mont— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Ruth Morris— Doing graduate study in botany at Cornell 
University on a Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship. 

Ann Murray— Director of Christian Education at First 
Presbyterian Church in Champaign, Illinois. 

Lois Musick— In nurses' training at the Indianapolis Gen- 
eral Hospital. 

Shirley Napier— Teaching in Harvcyton, Kentucky. 

Persis Neff Bruner— Secretary to the Comptroller, Board 
of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church. 

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Sue Nelson— Toacliiiig liltli himiIc ^il I'iukc i\f l.coii ele- 
mentary Sehool in Clearwater, Florida. 

Don Owenby— Employed with the Provident Life and Ac- 
cident Insurance Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

Margaret Paterson— Teathing filth grade in llie llainesport, 
New Jersey, school. 

Gerald Platz— Attending McCorniick .Seminary. 
Richard Preston — Entering Naval Officers' Candidate 
Siliool, Newport, Rhode Island, in November. 

John Ribble— Teaching nnisic in the high .school at llarri- 
man, Tennessee. 

Willard Roberts— Teaching in Knox County, Tennessee. 

Carol Schade Torrance-Teaching second grade in Ruther- 
ford, New Jersey. 

Gail Shiffer-Working with NASA. 

Susan Short— Teaching in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 

James B. Spalding— Doing graduate study in business 
administration at the University of Tennessee. 

Beverly Ann Tillman— Teaching social studies in Hewlett 
School, a private school for girls. East Islip, Long Island, 
New York. 

Jack Truett— Employed with Pan American World Air- 
lines as a systems analyst. 

Elizabeth Ann Turner— Enrolled in the graduate school of 
Library Science, Dre.xel Institute, in Philadelphia. 

Donald Vandenberg— Studying at the School of American 
Studies, University of Wyoming, on a William R. Coe Fellow- 

Millie V'olbeda— Teaching fifth grade at Brookside School 
in Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

Christopher Ward— Doing graduate study at the University 
of Tennessee. 

Dan Wiley— Teaching in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Carol Williams— Enrolled in physical therapy course at 
Duke University Medical School. 

Jimmy Yoakum— Doing graduate study in chemistry at 
Florida State University, Tallahassee. 


Mary Elizabeth Lyons, '38, to James Walter Loyd, August 
16, 19.58, in Surgoinsville, Tennessee. 

Harvey Eugene Lehman, '41, to Lillian Margot Youngs, 
July 26, 1958. in Kannapolis, North Carolina. 

Captain Elizabeth B. McConnell, '44, to Rudolph Garzola, 
May 1, 1958. 

Aubrey E. Galyon. Jr., '50, to Linda Jane Rouch, August 
16, 1958, in Kokomo, Indiana. 

Robert D. Lehr, Jr., '52. to Lenora Jean Logan, June 21, 
1958, in Irondale, Ohio. 

Ruth E. Burgos, '.5.3, to Donald S. Sasscer, June 14, 1958, 
in Ames, Iowa. 

Evelyn Fields, '53, to Doyle Richard Fosso, June 14, 19.58, 
in Walstonburg, North Carolina. 

George M. Roberts, ".53, to Faye Ruth Frost, July 26, 
1938, in Maryville. 

Gertrude Singleton, '53, to Lewis Baker, .\ugust 23, 19.58, 
in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. 

Jeanctte Wiley, '53, to Willlani .McMasters, October 19, 
1958, in llciskcll, Tennessee. 

Lou Thomas Klein, ex '.53, to Dr. Jack Turner Swan, 
September 13, 1958, in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

John B. Anderson, '54, to Olive LiiRue Word, August 
2, 1958, in Grant, Alabama. 

Mary James Bevan, '54, to Rev. David R. IVccmaii, July 
24, 1958, in Whitehaven, Tennessee. 

Lora Kinsinger, '54, to C. Edward Scott, '53, .May 31, 
1958, in Burlington, North Carolina. 

Hazel Timblin, '54, to Earic Townsend, jr., August 2.3, 
1958, in Durham, North Carolina. 

Dr. Kenneth Tuck, '.54, to Sara Kathryn Huff, June 21, 
19.58, in Pulaski, Virginia. 

Henrietta Laing, '55, to Kenton Lee Chambers, June 21, 
1958, in New Rochelle, New York. 

Frances Eleynor Morris, '55, to William Maxwell Bailey, 
May 21, 1958, in Maryville. 

Susan Diane Cook, '.56, to Beverly Lee Driver, June 7, 
1958, in New Market, Virginia. 

Virginia Lee Fowler, '.56, to Irving Whitehouse, Jr., in 
January, 1958. 

Kathryn Garrison, '56, to Frank Richard Billawa, Febru- 
ary 8, 1958. 

Margaret Allen Hanna, '56, to Donn Fichtcr. June 13, 
1958, in Chicago, Illinois. 

Mary Lee, '56, to Newell Witherspoon, '52, June 21, 1958, 
in Warrington, Florida. 

Nancy McCammon, '56, to David N. McKelvey, June 14, 

Charles M. Williams, '56, to Joan Beverly Page, June 
14, 1958, in Leeds, Maine. 

Martha E. Brogden, '57, to Arthur M. Spining, August 
16, 1958. 

Annie Kelton, '.57, to David John Krotchko. '.58, August 
29, 1958, in Tamp-a, Florida. 

William R. Strickland, Jr., '57, to Cornelia Dewey, August 
19, 1958, in Teheran, Iran. 

Barbara Jeanne Wilkie, '57, to Sidney H. Tedford. Sep- 
tember 6, 19.58, in Arden, North Carolina. 

Mary Anne Worley, '57, to Harold Henry Rahn, Jr., Oc- 
tober 11, 19.58, in Youngstown, Ohio. 

John S. Anderson, '.58, to Judith Trnavsky, '.59, May 24, 
1958, in Maryville. 

Joyce Boyd, '58, to Joel B. Fort, III, '59, August 16, 1958. 

James M. Gates, '58, to Janice Hightower, August 22. 
1958, at Powell, Tennessee. 

Barbara Counts, '58, to Kenneth Dale Brown, June 21, 
1958, in Mar>ville. 

Sandra Dorsett, '58, to Robert Clemens, ex '58, June 7, 

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W'illa Jean Du\al, '58, to Wesley H. Poorman, June 21, 

Corita Ervvin, '58, to Leonard J. Vogt, '61, August 16, 
1958, in Maryville. 

Eleanor Louise Galbreatli, '58, to Mervyn Jay Dixon, '58, 
June 28. 1958, in Street, Maryland. 

Barbara Godshalk, '58, to James R. Barber, '58, August 16, 

Eloise Jordan, '58, to Lt. ( j.g. ) James L. Crawford, '56, 
June 21, 1958, in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Eleonore Koster, '58, to Robert Goodlin, '58, August 23, 
1958, in Sevierville, Tennessee. 

Paula Kronenberg, '58, to Stanley Mont, '58, May 21, 
1958, in Maryville. 

Opal Miller, '58, to Dwight L. Chapman, June 15, 1958. 

Lynn Mitcliell, '58, to John W. Montgomery, October 4, 
1958, in Knoxville, Tennessee. 

Joan Neckerman, '58, to Charles Frissell, '57, June 14, 

Willard V. Roberts, Jr., '58, to John M. Schultz, May 24, 

Carol Louise Schade, '58, to Robert E. Torrance, '56, June 
28, 1958, in Scotch Plains, New Jersey. 

Mary Elizabeth Walker, '58. to R. L. Huxtablc, July 1, 

Katrina Wells, '58, to Lynn B. Counts, '55, June 14, 
1958, in Clinton, Tennessee. 

Natalie Wells, ex '58, to Richard E. Wiesehuegel, June 
14, 1958, in Clmton, Tennessee. 


Mr. and Mrs. Thomas XL Cragan, '41 (Mary Darden, 
'41), their third child, a son, Daniel Steen, August 4, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd J. Green, '41 (Linda Robinson, ex 
'42) a son, Floyd Joseph, Jr., June 27, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Miller (Helen Trotter, '42), their 
second child, a daughter, Nancy, July 15, 1958. 

Cmdr. and Mrs. Quentin Myers, '42 (Elizabeth Ann Hud- 
dleston, '41), their third child, a daughter, Margaret Louise, 
August 14, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. James W. Kirchner ( Christine Landfear, 
ex '42), their second child, a daughter, Susan Lynn, Febru- 
ary 18, 1958. 

Dr. and Mrs. Carl G. Pierce, Jr., '43 (Meredith Preston, 
'43), their fifth child, a daughter, Margaret Jean, June 16, 

Rev. and Mrs. Donald Barker, '44 (Eleanor Stout, '46), 
their fourth child, a son, David Frederick, April 17, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. John C. Taylor, '44 (Aldyn Graham, ex 
'47), a daughter, Kymme Arrean, March 25, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. Stanton Wilson (Marion Stout, '44), their 
third child, a daughter, Nancy Catherine, June 6, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. K. P. Jackson (Edna Mae Watts, '46), their 
second child, a son, Steven Paul, September 2, 19.58. 

Mr. and Mrs. Dale Jones (June Burns, '47), their second 
child, a son, Jimmy Dale, September 14, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. John Shell, '47 (Gwendolyn Rees-Jones, 
'47), their third child, a son, Martin William, November 
12, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Carp ( Rclla Anderson, '48), their 
third child, a daughter, Sharon Kaye, September 7, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Vincent Magliulo (Elaine Kern, '48), their 
first child, a son, James Robert, April 28, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Mitchell, '48, their second child, a 
daughter, Kathcrine Ann, May 17, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. William Vogel, '48 (Eugenia Jackson, '54), 
their third child, a daughter, Leslie Scott, April 30, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Victor R. Crotinger (Carolyn Scruggs, '49), 
their second child, a son, Richard William, Jime 10, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. William Harold Hunter, '49 (Barbara 
Bertholf, '49), their second child, a son, Kris Alan, born 
May 7, 1958, and adopted September 12, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Lucas, '49 ( Dorothy Shields Long, 
'48), their second child, a daughter, Gretchen Jane, August 
28, 1958. 

Dr. and Mrs. Henry Callaway, Jr., '50, their first child, 
a son, Henry Abbott, III, July 6, 1958. 

Dr. and Mrs. Walter L. Dean, '50, their second child, a 
son, Douglas Lee, April 18, 1958. 

Dr. and Mrs. Rus.sell G. Doyle ( Faye Robinson, '.50), 
their third child, a daughter, Lela Lynnc, July 10, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. E. Benson Gearhart, '50 (Ruth Crothers, 
ex '52), their second child, a son, Robert Bentlcy, April 25, 

Mr. and Mrs. William S. Gale (Lois Johanson, '51), their 
first child, a daughter, Jo Anne, September 14, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald Jack.son (Carol Corbett, '51), a 
son, Donald Clark, June 9, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. Robert A. Lar.son, '51 (Mary Wills, '51), 
their second child, a daughter, Katherine Ann, June 6, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. James P. Lester, '51 (Alice Huddleston, 
'51), their third child, a daughter, Alice Leigh, October 11, 

Dr. and Mrs. Robert Proffitt, '51, their second child, a 
daughter, Karen Leila, August 13, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. James E. Watt, '51 (Joan Duerig, '53), 
their second child, a son, Jeffrey Rodgers, April 25, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Beverage (Janet Kihlgren, '52), their 
first child, a son, David Theodore, August 6, 1958, 

Rev. and Mrs. George Day, '52, their third child, a son, 
Jeffery Edmund, May 12, 1958.- 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert W. Kees, '52 (Hazel Deane Wood, 
'52), their third child, a daughter, Deanea Sue, July 29, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Billy T. Atkins (Nancy Ferguson, '53), 
their second child, a son, Billy Terrell, Jr., May 9, 1958. 

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Mr. ;iii(l Mrs. Don liriikibill, '.').'!, tluir cliilil, a .son, 
M;i\- 9, 19.58. 

Mr. ami Mrs. Jolm Bright, Jr., cv '.5.3 ( Beverly Edwards, 
"53), their second ehild, a son, John, 111, Jannary 27, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. lloinrr (barren, '5.3 (Beverly Ann Brooks 
f.\ .56), their .seeontl rliild, .i danHliter, June Hi, 19.58. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Tahner Peaeoek, '53, their lirst child, 
a son, John Tahner, Jr.. Jnly 10, 1958. 

■Mr. and Mrs. .\ristotle Roussos (Mary E\elyn La>ton, '53), 
tluir second ehild, a .son, I'ehrnary 17, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Smith .MeC'all, e.\ .53, a son, Janus Franklin, 
September 5, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert D. Bnelianan, "54, their lirst ehild, 
a danghter, Margaret LeNoir, September II, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. Kent Bnser, '54, their first ehild, a dangh- 
ter, Diana Louise, May 1, 19.58. 

Rev. and Mrs. Donald Moffett, '.54 (Mildred Mowery, 
'54), their first ehild, a son, .Mark William, Jannary 7, 1958. 

Rev. and Mrs. Harry S. Hassall, '.55 (Carolyn Carter, 
'56), their first child, a son, Harold Carter, .March 2, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Raulerson, '56 (Jo Ann Brooks, '56), 
their first child, a daughter, Carol Ann, June 2, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Sexton, '56 (Patricia Halstead, '54), 
their first child, a son, James Lynn, August 5, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Webb (Grace Benham, '56), their 
second child, a daughter, Martha Elizabeth, November 19, 

Mr. and Mrs. Joe Campbell (Evelyn Blackburn, '57), 
their first child, a daughter, Lisa Kaye, May 20, 1958. 

Mr. and .Mrs. Earl Roy Whaley, '57, their second child, a 
danghter, Beverly Denise, August 13, 1958. 

-Mr. and Mrs. Robert Edris, '58 ( Faye Goldie, ex '60), 
their first child, a danghter, Sarah Lynn, April 1, 19.58. 

Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Marlow, Jr., ex '58 ( Carrie Free- 
mantle, ex '58), their first child, a son, Eugene Burton, III, 
June 12, 1958. 

Mr. and Mrs. Rufus Bowers, '60 (Paula Cox Bowers, '58), 
their first child, a son, Scott Allan, May 24. 1958. 


Fred R. Foster, Prep. '96, died June, 1958, at the age 
of eighty-two. Mr. Foster was a native of Tennessee but 
had lived in Columbia, South Carolina, for the past twcntj- 
three years. 

Ethel Mae Kennedy (Mrs. William) .McKenna, '99, died 
March 27, 1958, at her home in Mount Vernon, Washington, 
where she had lived for many years, having gone there to 
teach soon after her graduation from Maryville. She is sur- 
vived by two .sons and two daughters. 

Rev. Robert H. McCaslin, '03, died July 12, 19.58, in .Mem- 
phis, Tennessee, while visiting his daughter. He had made 
his home in Orlando, Florida, since 1942. He served as 
pastor of Parkway Presbyterian Church in Orlando until 1952, 
when he became pastor emeritus. 

Lida Ann Post (Mrs. Melvin) Gray, '07, died February 
12, 1958, at her honu> in .Mountain View, Oklahoma. Her 
sister, Helen Miriam Post Wright, '05, survives her. 

Leila C;raham (Mrs. Harry H.) Proffitt, '12, died July 
23, 1958, at her home near .Maryville, after a long illness. 
She is survived by her husband, Harry H. Proffitt, Sr., I'rcp. 
'05, four .sons, Harry H., Jr., Dr. James N., '38, William F., 
'49, Robert D., '51, and three daughters, Mrs. Robert Wright 
(Mary Proffitt, '42), Mrs. Ben Cunningham (Margaret 
Proffitt, '42), and Mrs. Dean Bell (Elizabeth Proffitt. '46). 
Two sisters, Mrs. Carl Vance ( Margaret Ellen Graham, '23 ) 
and Mrs. Claude Lord (Clladys Graham. '30) also survive. 

Clay Evans Rule, '12, died suddenly June 22, 1958. at 
his home in Wenatchee, Washington. A native of Maryville, 
Mr. Rule went to Wenatchee in 1920, where he was employed 
as a pharmacist with the Owl Drug Company, of which he 
became part-owner in 19-30. He is survived by his wife, 
and one brother, Joseph Rule, Prep. '07, of Inglewood, Cali- 

Solomon Randolph Williams, '12, died February 2, 19-58, 
in Cleveland, Tennessee. 

Harry William Feeman, Prep. '17, died May 19, 1958, 
at his home in Knoxville, Tennessee. .Mr. Feeman was ath- 
letic director and coach at Maryville College from 1919 to 
1921. For several years prior to his death he had been em- 
ployed as a sales representative with the Graham Paper Com- 

Mrs. Maude Hite Stoddard, '20, died May .30, 1958. 

Edgar Buchanan, '27, died June -3, 1958, at his home 
near Maryville. He is survived by his wife, a daughter, and 
two sons, also four sisters and three brothers. \ brother, 
Walter D. Buchanan, was also a member of the class of 1927. 

Dr. Willie Mae Clifton Freeman, '27, died in September, 
1958, of a heart condition. She was a physician in Chicago. 
Her husband. Dr. Smith Freeman, is director of the bio- 
chemistry department at Northwestern University. 

Theodore R. Watson, ex '30, died .May 26, 1958, in 
Knoxville. He was a salesman for the Alabama Novelty 
House, but had retired because of ill health a short time 
before his death. He is sur\ived by his wife ( Helen Sherrod, 
ex '29), two sons, and a daughter, Minna Sue Watson, '-52. 

Charles E. Lewis, '35, died July 3, 1958, at his home 
in Hixson, Tennessee. Mr. Lewis had formerly been a teacher, 
and was well known in sports circles. At the time of his 
death he was employed as service manager of Koehring Com- 
pany. He is survived by his wife and two daughters. 

Albert C. Brakebill. ex "39, died of a heart attack on 
.May 31, 1958, at his home in Maryville. He was office 
manager of the Smelting Division of the Aluminum Com- 
pany of .America at .•\lcoa. He is sur\ iv«l by his wife 
(Dorothy Smith. '40). a son and a daughter, also two sisters. 
Mrs. Zula Brakebill Ricketts and Mrs. Martha Brakebill 
Faulkner, both of whom attended Maryville. 

Charles A. Sulh\.m, '40. killed on April 8. 1958, 
when his private plane erashecl near Stafford, Texas. Mr. 
Sulli\an's home was in Palestine. Texas, where he was in 
the photography business. 

Martha Edgertou (Mrs. Elmer) So\ern, ex '48. died Oc- 
tober 20, 1957, at her home in Battle Creek, Michigan. She 
is surviveil bv her and five children. 

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The ground-breaking ceremony for the new residence hall for women took place last 
May. Dr. Ralph W. Lloyd, foreground, takes the first shovel of dirt from tlw dormitory 
site, with an assist from Miss Clemmie lane Henry, Miss Mildred Roe, of the Women's Depart- 
ment of the Presbyterian Roard of Christian Education, and, at the right. Miss Carol Williams, 
President of the Women's Student Government Association.