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ALUMNI 
ISSUE 



HOMECOMING "1957 



1957-58 CALENDAR 

Dec. 3 — Artists Series, I Solisti di Zagreb, 8:15 p.m. Mar. 2 — 28 — Art, Painters Who Teach, The Art Gallery 

6 — Children's Theatre Classes Performance, 7:30 p.m. ^ — Ensemble Concert, 8:00 p.m.. The Music Hall 

Q kn • u n r\r\ — TL /-L r 7-8 — Maryville College Playhouse, Loyalties, 8:00 p.m., 

8 — Messiah, 3:00 p.m.. The Chapel .;. . a r ' j ' r ' 

■^ The Theatre 

15 -Christmas Vespers, 7:00 p.m.. The Chapel 12-20 -Spring Vacation 

14-20 — First semester final examinations 30 — Vesper Choir Home Concert, 7 p.m.. The Chapel 

Jan. 8 — Christmas Holidays end; first Chapel service April 1 — 25 — Art Exhibit by faculty and students of 

Q i.t /\ * cu * A ■ ... University of Chattanooga 
d-zo — Art bhow, contemporary American paintings 

18 — Experimental Theatre, three original one-act plays, 

31 —College Band Concert, 8:00 p.m.. Music Hall 7.30 p.m.. The Theatre 

Jan. 29 — Feb. 5 — February Meetings 28 — String Ensemble Musicale, 8:00 p.m.. Music Hall 

Feb. 14 — Experimental Theatre W\ay ' —May Day Festival 



21 —College Orchestra Concert, 8 p.m., Music Hall 



16-21 — Commencement Week 

(A folder containing information on student 
27 — Artist Series, Players Incorporated, in Romeo and and faculty recitals may be obtained by writ- 

Juliet, 8:15 p.m.. The Chapel ing to the Fine Arts Division) 



1958 COMMENCEMENT 

May 17, Saturday — Alumni Day 

May 18, Sunday — Baccalaureate Day 

May 21, Wednesday — Commencement Day 

OFFICERS OF THE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

1957-1958 

President Donald Briggs, '33 

Vice President Mrs. Roy Laiighmiller, '43 

Recording Secretary Miss Winifred Painter, '1.5 

Executive Board 

Class of 19.58: Mrs. Don Moore (Janice Clements), '55; Mrs. L. C. Olin (Bessie Henrv), '20; 
Al W. Dockter, '47. 

Area Members: Southeast, Mrs. Mary Kate Duskin (Lewis), "20, Atlanta. 
Georgia. 
East Central, George Callahan, '20, Waukegan, Illinois. 

Class of 19.59: Commodore Fisher, '16; Mrs. Edward Lyle (Edna McCamy), '29; Andrew 
L. Ale.xander, '34. 

Area Members: Mid-Atlantic, Rev. Edward Brubaker, '38, Philadelphia, Pa. 
West Coast, Rev. Lester Bond, '15, San Diego, California. 

Class of 1960: Dr. James R. Bennett, '41; Frank Atchi.son, "36, Mrs. G. W. Burchfield 
(Martha Henry), '27. 

Area Members: West Central, Louis Blair, '32, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

Northeast, Re\-. Andrew Newcomer, Bloomfield. N. J.. "33. 

MARYVILLE COLLEGE BULLETIN 

Published by Maryville College, Maryville, Tennessee 

Ralph Waldo Lloyd, President 

Vol. LVI October, 1957 No. 3 

Published quarterly by Maryville College. Entered May 24, 1904, at Maryville, Tennessee, as second- 
class moil matter. Acceptance for moiling at special rate of postage provided for in Section 1103, Act o( 
October 3, 1917, authorized February 10, 1919. 



Tlic Cover: Tlircc pictures of varied activities at Homccomiuf^: 1. /.'nr; lift, a i;/(>i/;i of ahiiiiui cnjoi/iiif; the barbecue 
2. Mary Ellen Lee, Homecoming Queen, witli attendants Sharon Rise (left) and June Kecncy (right) 3. A group at 
the Alumni luncheon: Mrs. Hugh Crawford (back to camera). Miss Martha Boardman. ex '04, Roger Boardman, '96. and 
Hugh Cruicford, "03. Mr. Boardman and his sitter arc the children of the fourth President of Maryville College. 

(Photos by Bob White of MARWILLE-ALCOA TIMES) 




DONALD BRIGGS, '33 
President of the Maryville College 
Alumni Association 



Dear Maryville College Alumni: 

As the many of you who were present will agree, Saturday, October 12, was an exciting and satisfy- 
ing Homecoming Day on College Hill. However, we did manage to have a short meeting of your Execu- 
tive Board in order to plan some future events. 

Commencement time is of course a most important time for Seniors, but it is also the traditional 
season for Alumni class reunions. It may seem to be a little early to be writing about class reunions next 
May, but we feel that the sooner we all make our class and personal plans, the better our activities will 
be. 

Under our general set-up, each Senior Class President is permanent leader of his class. The classes 
who will normally hold reunions in 1958 and their respective classes are listed on page nine. No doubt 
the presidents will be getting in touch with their classmates early next year. In any event, if your class is 
on the schedule, we are sure that your President will be glad to hear from you and to learn of any sug- 
gestions you may have for your reunion. 

Let's do all we can to make 1958 a big reunion year. 

Sincerely, 
DON BRIGGS 



ABOUT THE ALUMNI PRESIDENT: 

Don Briggs, a member of the Class of 1933, is employee benefit manager for ACF Industries, Inc., of New York 
City. He is responsible for the supervision and administration of the company's pension and group insurance plan, a 
pretty big undertaking as ACF Industries employs 17,000 workers and has 22 plants in 12 states. 

He is married to the former Ruth Farlee, an alumna of Maryville College in the Class of 1934. They have two 
children, one of whom is a sophomore at Maryville this year. Don and his family live in Freeport, Long Island, N. Y. 

Page Three 



President Lloyd's Page 




Ralph W. Lloyd 
President of Maryville College 



DEAR FELLOW ALUMNL 

1. FOUNDERS DAY AND HOMECOMING on October 
12 proved to be successful and pleasant— except the football 
score at the end of the day. Alumni President Don Briggs and 
many others returned to the campus for all or part of the 
day and participated in the various events. Dr. Joseph J. 
Copeland, Pastor of Second Presbyterian Church, Knoxville, 
of which Dr. Isaac Anderson, first President of Maryville 
College, was first Pastor, in a brilliant address made Dr. 
Anderson live again for students, faculty, and alumni. This 
was the 25th Founders Day Convocation, the observance be- 
ing inaugurated in 1933 when we moved the remains of Isaac 
Anderson and his family from the old New Providence Church 
cemetery to our little college cemetery. 

2. THE CHAPEL ORGAN, built during the past two years 
in Cleveland, Ohio, by the Holtkamp Organ Company, Amer- 
ica's oldest organ builders, and installed during the summer, 
has provided new inspiration this year. It will be formally 
dedicated on the evening of November 26, in connection with 
which there will be an organ concert by Dr. Theodore C. 
Schaefer, distinguished organist of Washington, D. C. Else- 
where in these pages is a description of the organ. With this 
and the one at the Fine Arts Music Hall we have two of the 
most notable organs in this part of the nation. 

3. THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS of the College has 
six new members elected by the Presbyterian Synod of Mid- 
South last June. Also there are now seven Honorary Directors 
elected by the Synod in accord with an amendment to the 
By-Laws of the College creating the category of Honorary 
Director for those who reach retirement age as ordinary 
members of the Board and such others as Synod may elect. 
This plan strengthens the Board by increasing its number 
from the thirty-six specified in the College Charter and By- 
Page Four 



Laws, to this number plus the Honorary Directors who have 
all the duties and rights of Directors except to vote and hold 
office. Elsewhere in these pages is a list of the new Directors 
and Honorary Directors. The enlarged Board met October 
11-12. 

4. THE NEW DORMITORY is nearing realization and 
our architects promise that we can move in next September. 
We hope to have a "ground breaking" before long, but cannot 
set the date yet. Our application to the U. S. Government for 
a college housing loan of $400,000 has been finally approved. 
We plan to add half of it to the $200,000 we now have on 
hand for the new women's dormitory, and use the other half 
to rehabilitate Carnegie, Pearsons, and Memorial Halls. We 
will not invest in a major remodeling of Baldwin because the 
present plan calls for using it only a few more years and then 
replacing it with a new general administrative or academic 
building appropriate for that front central location. 

5. THIS YEAR'S OPERATING BUDGET is the largest in 
the College's history due in part to the general inflation, but 
due chiefly to increases in salaries which we count a first 
priority. We have made some salary increase annually for 
several years and propose to continue to do so. Last year our 
operation came out in the red. It will be even more in the 
red this year, unless we receive twice as much in unrestricted 
current gifts as in past years. I wish to appeal to everyone 
among the alumni to include a gift to tlie operating budget 
of the College this year, through the Buck-of-the-Month plan 
or otherwise. 



With hearty good wishes. 



Cordially yours, 



P^aUtf^ /Clrm.A,J^ ;?C<l<»^.<-7 X^ 



Alumni Homecoming - October 12, 1957 



In spite of the very early date and the vicious fki epidemic, 
the 1957 Homecoming celebration was an outstanding success. 
A succession of carefully planned features kept a large crowd 
of returning alumni busy and enthusiastic. 

At the 25th Founders Day Convocation, Don Briggs 
brought greetings from the more than four thousand Maryville 
College alumni. The principal address for the occasion was 
delivered by Dr. Joseph J. Copeland, pastor of Second Presby- 
terian Church, Knoxville. 

The Alumni luncheon, which provides an excellent oppor- 
tunity for informal group reunions, continued a successful plan 
inaugurated last year, and nearly ninety people were present. 
The general consensus of opinion is that it should be made 
a regular feature of the Homecoming schedule. 

As Don Briggs points out in his letter, a meeting of the 
Executive Board was sandwiched in between the luncheon 
and the Homecoming Parade, and several important sugges- 
tions were acted upon. The recommendations requiring im- 
mediate action are described in this issue of the ALUMNI 
BULLETIN. 

After the parade, there was an alumni Open House in the 
court of the Chapel-Theatre. Mrs. Earl Blazer ( Conchita 
Bertran, '31), Mrs. John Kenst ( Faye LeQuire, '31), and Miss 
Jane Huddleston, '49, were in charge. An organ recital on the 
beautiful new Chapel organ by Mr. James Bloy of the Depart- 
ment of Fine Arts gave alumni an opportunity to hear the 
new instrument. Just before the barbecue, an informal ex- 
hibition of swimming and diving at the College Pool under 
the supervision of Mrs. William Largen ( Edith Merle DeLaney, 
'48), added a bit of variety to a busy schedule. 

More than five hundred alumni and friends were present 
at the barbecue. The two Ernies— Ernie B. Lowe, '35, and 
Ernie Coldwell, '35 did another wonderful job as co-chairmen 
of the committee on arrangements for the barbecue. The 
committee on serving consisted of Mrs. Edward Lyle (Edna 
McCamy, '29), Mrs. L. C. Olin (Bessie Henry, '20), Mrs. 




Roy Laughmiller (Polly Park, '43), and Mrs. C. W. Burchfield 
(Martha Henry, '27). 

The entire program was the direct result of extraordinary 
cooperative planning. At least thirty people worked "behind 
the scenes" at the barbecue, another fifty contacted alumni 
in the Maryville-Knoxville areas in the novel Operation Tel- 
Alumni which worked so well last year. In fact, everybody 
cooperated to make Homecoming a tremendous success except 
East Tennessee State! 




Top— President and Mrs. Lloyd are served at the barbecue by 
Jimmy Campbell, '53. 

Center— The famous Highlanders Marching Band swings across 
the field before the Homecoming crowd at half-time. 
Left— At the Alumni luncheon, John Craves, who played on the 
football team in 1907, with his wife (left) and Mrs. John 
Badgett {Hazel Blankenship), Prep. '09. Alumni were sad- 
dened by news of his passing jitst three weeks later {see 
page 23). 

{Band picture by Randall LeQuire, others by Bob White of 
MARYVILLE-ALCOA TIMES ) 



Page Five 



A NEW ORGAN IN THE CHAPEL 



THE ALUMNI DIRECTORY 



On Tuesday evening, November 26, the new organ in the 
Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel will be dedicated with an 
appropriate program. Many alumni had an opportunity to hear 
the magnificent instrument at Homecoming. 

The Chapel organ, unlike the one in the Fine Arts Center 
Music Hall, has most of the pipes enclosed by silver fiberglass 
fabric stretched by Knoxville Scenic Studios over wooden 
frames anchored to steel uprights. 

Built and installed by the Holtkamp Organ Company of 
Cleveland, Ohio, the oldest organ makers in America, the 
new organ has fifty-eight show pipes which stand in an 
artistic design on oak windchests. These pipes are all "live" 
and are played as part of the organ. There are no "dummy" 
show pipes in either the Chapel or the Music Hall organ. 
The three manual console, finished in oak to match the great 
screen at the back of the platform, is movable, and easily 
placed in various positions and at various angles, as may be 
desirable for singing by the audience, accompaniment at 
such events as the annual rendition of Messiah, and organ 
concerts. 

Specifications for the new organ include 39 stops, 49 ranks, 
and 2,564 pipes. These include a trumpet rank of 61 pipes, 
and in addition, there is a set of 22 chimes. The general range 
is approximately fifty per cent greater than that of the large 
organ in the College Music Hall, which was installed in 1951 
also by Holtkamp. 

The dedication program will be played by Dr. Theodore C. 
Schaefer, of Washington, D. C, organist at the National 
Presbyterian Church. He is also choirmaster at this church, 
which is attended by President Eisenhower. Commercial 
recordings by the choirs on the Mcintosh label include works 
by Britten, Buxtehude, Handel, and others. Dr. Schaefer is 
nationally known as an organ recitalist and lecturer. Currently 
he is in his sixth season of accompanying Mildred Miller, 
mezzo-soprano of the Metropolitan Opera Company, in nation- 
wide tours. Other singers he has accompanied include Vivian 
Delia Chiesa, Alice Howland, Jane Hobson, and Richard 
Tucker. 

His program for the dedication of the organ in the Chapel 
will include compositions from the Baroque period by Bruhns, 
Buxtehude, Kuhnau, and Haydn. Romantic and contemporary 
composers listed include Franck, Dupre, Benjamin Britten, and 
Leo Sowerby. 



We would like to remind you that it takes about four weeks 
from the time material is assembled until it is printed and 
distributed to alumni. If you don't see an item you sent in, 
therefore, it is probably because it was received too late for 
use in this issue. 



Seldom has a project received such widespread approval 
and recognition as Don Briggs' suggestion in the September 
newsletter concerning the publication of an Alumni Directory. 

"Count me in," is the universal reaction in the avalanche of 
notes and letters which have literally poured into the Alumni 
Office. Incidentally, the heavy mail resulted in the best 
month for the BOM receipts since last February. So Don 
really stirred things up with his idea. 

At the meeting of the Executive Board during the Home- 
coming activities, the decision was made unanimously to pro- 
ceed with the Directory. Various suggestions were made and 
many others have been received as to the best method by 
which to approach the project. The most practical ones have 
been carefully noted and we hope the result will be well 
received. It is quite an ambitious undertaking, and it is im- 
possible at this time to even hazard an idea as to a publica- 
tion date. However, a beginning has been made and progress 
will be reported in the SCOTTY-GRAMS. 

Cost of the Directory will probably be limited to fifty 
cents, although many alumni wrote that they would be willing 
to invest a dollar in one. Unsolicited donations from alumni 
to help defray the expenses of the publication have already 
soared over the one hundred dollar mark, so it is at least 
a possibility that the Directory can be published and furnished 
to all alumni for nothing. The Executive Board was of the 
opinion that the Directory should be as simple as possible, with 
no fancy frills. A revision every three or four years would do 
much to help keep alumni interest at its present high level. 

You'll be hearing more about the Directory as plans 
develop. 

NEW ALUMNI FOOTBALL AWARDS 

Another decision of the Executive Board has to do with 
the annual award of a plaque or a cup to members of the 
football team for special achievement. 

The suggestion was made that since the members of the 
football team receive comparatively scant attention and recog- 
nition for their faithful performance on the gridiron, day in and 
day out, it would be an appropriate gesture for the Alumni 
Association to make two annual awards: one to the most 
valuable player on the squad, the other to the most inipro\ed 
player. 

The Executive Board members unanimously adopted this 
suggestion with the further recommendation that the most 
valuable player award be made on the basis of the vote of 
the team members themselves, and the most improved player 
award go to the player who in the opinion of the coaching 
staff is the most improved. 

Suitable trophies will be secured and presented to the 
players at the annual football banquet in Pearsons Hall on 
Monday, November 25. 



Page Six 



Maryville College and the Cammuntty 



For many years, through the Artists Series, the productions 
of the Maryville College Playhouse, the Faith Cooperative 
Parish, an extensive intercollegiate program in athletics, and 
numerous other projects, Maryville College has been an im- 
portant influence in the Maryville community. 

This year, however, the College is assuming a more import- 
ant role in the various phases of community living than ever 
before. 

A recent program launched under the direction of Dr. 
Winifred Shannon, instructor in French and German at the 
College, is a case in point. Approximately one hundred and 
thirty-five students at Fort Craig Elementary School are 
learning Spanish, French, and German in the third and fifth 
grades in diis highly interesting experiment. Six student 
teachers from the College devote several hours each week to 
the project while six members of the College faculty act as 
supervisors. 

Making extensive use of visual aids, the youngsters learn 
songs, colors, names of objects in the classroom, the parts 
of the body, and other simple words. Costumes and dances 
are used to stimulate interest. 

Very few schools in Tennessee have initiated such pro- 
grams: Oak Ridge, Harriman, the Peabody School in Nashville, 
the East Tennessee State Training School for elementary 
children in Johnson City— there are very few of them. So 
the College is really in on the ground floor with a program 
that has tremendous possibilities. 

The Children's Theatre, which meets on Saturday mornings 
under the direction of Miss Kathleen Craven, is another new 
offering this semester which has proven very successful. There 
are currently thirty children enrolled, with a waiting list of 
twenty-six. A play will be presented each semester by the 
Children's Theatre group. 

Therapy for children with speech disorders is afforded this 
year for the first time under the leadership of Mrs. C. Q. 
Yeaman, a new member of the faculty. There are at present 
seventeen children enrolled. 

The Maryville College Playhouse Film Society conducts two 
film series each year. One designed especially for children 
is held on Saturday mornings. The average attendance has ap- 
proximated two hundred. The series for adults, consisting 
largely of foreign films and some outstanding films that would 
not be shown normally in local theatres, is open to the com- 
munity and has been attended by many townspeople. 



A swimming class for children is offered each Saturday 
morning under the direction of Mrs. Edith Largen. There is 
also a class for women on a week-night. 

Classes in Music and Art have been offered for many 
years. Currently, a total of 169 pre-college age students is 
taking counses in Music and 13 adults are enrolled in Music 
classes. Five adults are registered for Art courses, with a pre- 
college group numbering twenty. Additionally, Mrs. David 
Ramsey teaches Art in the Maryville and the Alcoa High School 
to a total of twenty-three students. This is a new feature 
this fall. 

A serious effort is being made to provide a greater variety 
of offerings for adults in afternoon, evening, and Saturday 
morning classes. A new offering in Ceramics is being taught 
by Mrs. David Ramsey. This is an introduction to the basic 
techniques of pottery, including throwing on the potter's wheel 
and hand-building by the coil, slab, and free-form methods. 
A course in Philosophy meets under Dr. Horace E. Orr, 
making use of the seminar method in dealing with the thinking 
of selected great philosophers. The seminar may be taken for 
credit or audited by students or residents of the community. 

The College is reaching out into the community in other 
ways. Frank Layman, the College Treasurer, is co-sponsoring 
with James W. Hampton, director of public relations, a series 
of informal luncheons with local business men in the Faculty 
Tea Room. 

There are the numerous traditional occasions: the Messiah, 
the May Day fete, the Easter Sunrise Service, and similar 
events. There are several more recent innovations, like the 
annual High School Day when six hundred Blount County 
seniors spend the day on the campus in a program sponsored 
jointly by the Chamber of Commerce and the College, or the 
annual East Tennessee Mathematics Contest, when one hundred 
of the high school math wizards compete in a testing center 
at the College with hundreds of other students throughout the 
state. 

And there are additional plans in the hopper! A Faculty 
Speakers Bureau, a Counseling Center at the College— there is 
almost no end to the ideas with which the College seeks to 
fulfill a new destiny in the community. Alumni can be of 
inestimable aid as the College moves forward on every front. 
The Town and Gown relationship is but one aspect of the 
college program, but it is one of the most important. 




Maryville College students teaching foreign languages to 
elementary school children at Fort Craig School. 

Photos by Boh White, MARYVILLE-ALCOA TIMES 



Page Seuen 



ALUMNI DAY - 1957 



One of the largest and most enthusiastic crowds in recent 
years attended the annual Alumni Dinner in Pearsons Hall 
during the Commencement Week program. 

The members of the Class of 1932, back for their twenty- 
fifth reunion, stole the spotlight with a large attendance of 
returning alumni from all over the United States. George 
Osbom, president of the Class, brought brief greetings to the 
alumni and Mrs. Cornelius M. De Boe, of Jamestown, North 
Dakota, sang two numbers at the dinner. She is the former 
Naomi Phyllis Willingham. 

An ovation was given to the members of the Class of 1907, 
the fifty-year Class, which was represented by five alumni. 
Another was present at the general alumni luncheon at noon. 
James R. Goan, of Blue Ridge, Ga., was unable to be present 
but sent greetings. Of the ten known living members of the 
Class, therefore, six were present during the Alumni Day 
activities. The following were present: Walter M. Campbell, 
Boulder, Colo.; Charles B. Converse, Knoxville, Tenn.; Fred- 
erick Alexander Elmore, Louisville, Tenn.; Mrs. Earl Smith 
(Cora Franklin), Chattanooga, Tenn.; Louis Phihp Guigou, 
Valdese, N. C; and Richard Clarence Samsel, Bean Station, 
Tenn. 

A new feature in the afternoon, an Officers' Reception on 
the lawn near Thaw Hall, was well attended. Another inno- 



vation, an afternoon business meeting of the Alumni Associa- 
tion, was quite successful. Officers for the next year were 
elected as follows: 

President, Donald Briggs, Flushing, N. Y., '33; Vice Presi- 
dent, Mrs. Roy Laughmiller, Maryville, Tenn., '43; Recording 
Secretary, Miss Winifred Painter, Maryville, '1.5. 

New members of the Executive Board were selected as 
follows: Dr. James R. Bennett, '41; Frank Atchison, '36; and 
Mrs. G. W. Burchfield, '27, all of Maryville. Two area mem- 
bers elected for a three-year term were Louis Blair, Cedar 
Rapids, Iowa, '32; and Rev. Andrew Newcomer, Bloomfield, 
N. J., '33. 

Edwin Shelley, retiring president of the Alumni Association, 
presented a check for S3,000 to President Ralph W. Lloyd as 
the last official act of his administration. The money repre- 
sented contributions to the Buck-of the Mondi Club, and 
brought to $12,000 the amount turned over to the College by 
the Alumni Association over a seventeen-month period. 

Joe C. Gamble, Chairman of the Board of Directors of 
the College, reported to the alumni of the activities of the 
Long-Range Planning Committee which was appointed last 
year to study the philosophy and policies of the College. 



Picture of Class of 1932 Reunion 

Front row. Mildred Chiles Davis, "Bill" West Ramsey, 
Jeannette Eshelman Glasgow, Iva Babcock Hopper, Margaret 
Cragan Wall, Ruth Hannah Welb, Pauline Zachary Julian, 
Ruth Lloyd Kramer, class mascot. 

Second row: Addie Mae Dobson Little, Naomi Willingham 
De Boe, Janet Stanley Fagan, Louise Avery Kamp, Virginia 
Crider King, Kathryn Hodges Awbrey, Dorothy Weatherly] 
Sharp. 

Third row: Alexander Jones, Mary Elizabeth Dyer, '33, 



Edith Kitts Nicely, Elizabeth Wilhar LaTona, Ruby Miller 
Griffitts, Ann Smartt Evins, Clifford Overly. 

Fourth row: Julia Terry Dickinson, Kathryn Kizer Eagleton, 
Ruby Hitch Thrower, Blundon Ferguson. 

Top row: George Osborn, Linton Lane, Lea Callaway. 

The following attended the reunion but were not in the 
picture: Maurice Carper, Cooley Combs, Edward Cooper, 
Wilma Dick Copeland, Beulah Duggan Linn, Sherrill Hatcher, 
Mabel Hembree Charles, Lincoln Hurst, Mary Lovette Groover, 
William H. Peacock, Paul Shelton, Mignonne Goyne Staley, and 
Calvin Loring. 




THE 1957 COMMENCEMENT 

The 138th annual Commencement exercises of Maryville 
College were held in the Samuel Tyndale Wilson Chapel on 
Wednesday, May 22. There were one hundred and eighteen 
seniors in the graduating class. 

Miss Barbara Wilkie, of Skyland, North Carolina, was 
graduated magna cum laude, the second to attain this honor 
since 1952. A complete report on present occupations and 
activities of the Class of 1957 is given elsewhere in this issue 
of the Bulletin. 

Dr. Robert W. Gibson, president of Monmouth College in 
Illinois and Moderator of the United Presbyterian Church 
of North America, delivered the Commencement address on 
the subject "What Shall I Do?" 

Honorary degrees were conferred by President Ralph W. 
Lloyd upon the following men: Doctor of Letters— Robert W. 
Gibson, Monmouth, Illinois; Doctor of Music— Theodore C. 
Schaefer, Washington, D. C; Doctor of Divinity— Roy Samuel 
Buffat, Centralia, Illinois; Doctor of Divinity— Paul M. Edris, 
Daytona Beach, Florida. Dr. Buffat, who is pastor of First 
Presbyterian Church in Centralia, Illinois, was graduated from 
Maryville College in 1923. Dr. Edris, pastor of the First 
Presbyterian Church in Daytona Beach, Florida, was gradu- 
ated from Maryville in 1932. Fifty-year certificates were 
awarded the following: Walter M. Campbell, Boulder, Colo.; 
Frederick A. Elmore, Louisville, Tennessee; and Ricliiird C. 
Samsel, Bean Station, Tennessee. 

THE 1958 REUNION CLASSES 

As Don Briggs suggested in his letter, the sooner plans are 
under way for class reunions, the better it will be. We all 
have a tendency to procrastinate! 

Traditionally, each class president is permanent president 
of his class. We are therefore publishing the names of the 
class presidents of all reunion classes in the hope that they 
will start the ball rolling as soon as possible. We want the 
1958 reunion to be the best ever. 

Classes scheduled for reunion on Saturday, May 17, are as 
follows: 

1953-President, Curtis B, Wilbanks, 228 Dauntless Lane, 
Hartford, Conn. 

1948-President, Charles Hoglan, 403 E. Center Street, 
Searcy, Arkansas 

1943— President, Arthur Bushing, 713 Jones Avenue, 
Maryville, Tennessee 

1938-President, Dr. James N. Proffitt, Route 2, 
Maryville, Tennessee 

1933-President, Ralph Conrad Quenelle, 4157 E. Hawthorne 
St., Tucson, Arizona 

1928— President, John Gordon Jeffries, 1 School Lane, 
Tilton, N. H. 

Get your letters going. And by the way, the Alumni office 
will help in any way possible, provided, of course, you give 
lis a little break in timing. In other words, we'll do our best, 
within limitations! 




ALUMNI CLUBS 

Alumni Clubs are increasingly active. We hope this is a 
healthy sign! 

From the Coast comes the belated news of a meeting last 
fall of the San Francisco Alumni in the Menlo Park Presby- 
terian Church. Dr. Lloyd was present, spoke of recent de- 
velopments at the College, and showed some very good slides. 
There were sixteen alumni present. 

The New York City Alumni Club met last May at West- 
minister Presbyterian Church in Bloomfield, New Jersey, with 
more than thirty in attendance. Recordings by the Choir were 
well received. Rev. Andrew Newcomer, '33, president of the 
New York Club and pastor of the church where the meeting 
was held, did such a good job in setting up the meeting that 
he was re-elected. Evelyn French, '44, was likewise re-elected 
secretary-treasurer. The idea of combining with the Phila- 
delphia and Washington Clubs every two years was well 
received. 

The irrepressible Florida Alumni met on November 2 at 
George Fischbach's Dude Ranch in Lake Wales with a total 
of 35 regular and honorary members. Friends and children 
brought the total to sixty-eight. Florida Alumni chairman 
Dick Strain, '31, read the speech which Jim Hampton, college 
public relations director, was to have delivered. For the 
second year in succession, "Scotty" had to cancel a Florida trip 
because of illness. Dick reported much progress in alumni 
contacts among Florida high schools. Movies of the Maryville- 
Tennessee Wesleyan football game were shown. Snell Mills, 
Jr., '55, was elected chairman, P. G. Rice, ex '25, vice chair- 
man, and Sara Vawter Barnes, ex '50, is secretary-treasurer. 

On Thursday, Nov. 21, the National Capital Alumni Club 
will meet at the New York Avenue Presbyterian Church, 
Washington, D. C. The Rev. John W. Laney, '51, is chairman 
of the group. An interesting program has been set up and we 
hope for a complete report for the next issue of the Alumni 
Bulletin. 



% >f 




MARYVILLE COLLEGE REUNION - 1957 
Circle F Dude Ranch Camp — Lake Wales, Florida. 
Old and New Officers: 

Left to right— Louise Cline Hollister, '33; Dick Strain, '31 
{retiring Pres.); P. G. Rice, ex '25, {new Vice-Fres.); Snell 
Mills, Jr., '55 {new Pres.); Sarah Vawter Barnes, ex '50, {new 
Secy. ) . 



Page Nine 



NEW FACULTY 



THE DIRECTORS 



Harriette LeNoir Buchanan, Instructor in Physical Educa- 
tion. Mrs. Buchanan was grackiated from East Tennessee State 
College and received her M.S. from the University of Tennes- 
see. Last year she taught at Teachers College of Connecticut. 
In August she married Robert D. Buchanan, '54. She is a 
sister of William LeNoir, '51. 

Thomas G. Bugenhagen, Instructor in Mathematics. Mr. 
Bugenhagen was graduated from Maryville College in 1956 and 
since then has been a graduate student and teaching assistant 
at the University of Tennessee. 

Yandell B. Collins, Jr., Instructor in Drama, was graduated 
from the University of Kentucky, where for three years he was 
stage manager for the Guignol Theater. 

Josephine Diinlap, who was on the Maryville College 
library staff from 1951 to 1955, has returned as Assistant 
Librarian. 

Jack D. Durant, Instructor in English. Mr. Durant re- 
ceived his B. A. at Maryville College in 1953 and his M.A. 
from the University of Tennessee. He has just completed two 
years in military service, during which he traveled widely in 
Europe. 

Hilda R. Gutierrez, Circulation Librarian. Miss Gutierrez, 
whose home is in Cuba, was graduated from East Tennessee 
State College. 

Dong Sook Hahn, of Seoul, Korea, Secretary in the Public 
Relations Office. Mrs. Hahn was graduated from Asbury 
College and received her M.A. from Peabody College. Last 
Christmas she married Bae Ho (Ben) Hahn, of the Class of 
1958. 

Judy B. Johnson, Instructor in History. Miss Johnson was 
graduated from Maryville College in 1953, received her M.A. 
from Memphis State University, and has been teaching in 
Memphis. She is filling Miss Walker's place this year. 

Marvin E. Mitchell, Instructor in Physical Education and 
Assistant Football Coach. Mr. Mitchell received his B.S. degree 
from Maryville College in 1947 and his M.S. from the Uni- 
versity of Tennessee. 

Tommy Moose, who was graduated last spring, is serving 
this year as an Assistant in the Library. 

Robert N. Navratil, Instructor in Political Science, to fill 
Mr. Ainsworth's place this year. Mr. Navratil graduated from 
Maryville College in 1954 and from the University of Chicago 
Law School in 1957. Mrs. Navratil (Nancy Naylor, '54) is 
serving as a part-time instructor in English. 

R. Kent Perry, Instructor in Music, to fill Miss Crews' place 
this year. Mr. Perry was graduated from the University of 
Tennessee and is a member of the Knoxville Symphony 
Orchestra. 

Virginia Marshall Ramsey, Instructor in Art. Mrs. Ramsey 
was graduated last spring from Maryville College and in July 
married David L. Ramsey, son of Lenore West Ramsey, '32 and 
grandson of Mrs. Nita Eckles West, for many years head of the 
drama department. Mrs. Ramsey is filling a new position by 
which a new service is being offered to the community. She 
is teaching art in the Alcoa and Maryville High Schools to 
those students who wish to take it. The schools furnish the 
room and the College furnishes the teacher. She also teaches 
on the campus two classes for children and an evening class 
in ceramics. 

Beatrice Spears (Mrs. J. £. ), who was on the dormitory 
staff in 1953-1954, has returned as Assistant to the Head of 
Baldwin Hall. Mrs. Stewart has moved from Baldwin to 

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The following members of the Board of Directors were in 
June elected Honorary Directors of the College: 

Rev. Dr. Harrison Ray Anderson, Chicago 

Mr. F. E. Barkley, Kno.\-ville 

Rev. Dr. Milton W. Brown, Cincinnati 

Mr. Hugh R. Crawford, Maryville 

Dr. Clemmie J. Henry, Maryville 

Judge Samuel O. Houston, Kno.wille 

Miss Nellie P. McCampbell, Knoxville 
The following Directors of the Class of 1957 were re- 
elected in the Class of 1960: 

Rev. Dr. Frank M. Cross, Birmingham 

Rev. Dr. Edward L. R. Elson, Washington 

Rev. Dr. John N. Lukens, Birmingham 

Rev. Dr. Donald A. Spencer, Pittsburgh 

Rev. Dr. Herman L. Turner, Atlanta 
The following new Directors were elected in the Class of 
1960: 

Mr. Earl W. Blazer, Maryville 

Dr. Lea Callaway, Maryville 

Mrs. W. Andrew Dale, Columbia, Tennessee 

Mrs. J. Morton Douglas, Weirsdale, Florida 

Rev. Dr. W. Glen Harris, Birmingham, Detroit, Michigan 

Mr. Thomas I. Stephenson, Jr., Alcoa 
Directors are elected for terms of three years and those in 
the Classes of 1958 and 1959 continue to sers'e until their 
terms expire. 

The present officers of the Directors are as follows: 

Chairman of the Board— Joe C. Gamble, Maryville 

President of the College— Ralph W. Lloyd, Maryville 

Vice Chairman of the Board— Joseph J. Copeland, Knox\ille 

Recorder of the Board— Clemmie J. Henry, MaPiTille 

Assistant Recorder— Edwin J. Best, Maryville 

The two Permanent Committees of the Directors are the 
Committee on Administration, the President of the College 
Chairman ex-officio; and the Committee on Finance. Clyde 
T. Murray, Chairman. 

R. W. L. 

NEW ADMINISTRATIVE STRUCTURE 

During the summer President Lloyd announced certain 
revisions of administrative offices and officers, appro\ed by the 
Directors. Since July 1 the following organization has been 
in effect : 

( 1 ) President of the CoUege-Dr. Ralph W. Llo\d 

(2) Dean of the College-Dr. Frank D. McClelland 

(3) Treasurer and Business Manager— Mr. Frank L.iyman 

(4) Registrar— Miss Viola Lightfoot 

(5) Dean of Women— Miss Frances Massey 

(6) Dean of Men-Mr. Arthur S. Bushing 

(7) Director of Student-Help-Miss Mar>- Miles 

(8) Director of Public Relations— Mr. James W. Hampton 

(9) Director of Financial Development— \acant 

As will be noted, the titles of Dean of Students. Assistant 
to the Dean of Students, Dean of Curriculum, and Director of 
Maintenance are discontinued. The titles of Dean of the College, 
Registrar, and Dean of Men ha\e been created. The title of 
Business Manager has been added to that of Treasurer. The 
Personnel Office will be continued, and the Dean and tlie 
Registrar will be found there. The Anderson Hall Conference 
Room has been con\erted into an office for die Dean of Men. 
Mr. Bushing will continue as Assistant Professor of English, 
with his teaching schedule reduced about fifty percent. 



Page Ten 



COACH 
LOMBE S. 
HONAKER 




COACH HONAKER'S RETIREMENT 
FROM COACHING 

At the Commencement Exercises on May 22, President 
Lloyd made the following announcement regarding Coach 
Lonibe S. Honaker and the audience responded with a moving 
ovation: 

"Coach Lonibe Scott Honaker, who for thirty-six years has 
been Athletic Director and Head Football, Basketball and 
Baseball Coach at Maryville College, has been advised by his 
physicians that he cannot undertake again the strenuous tasks 
of coaching teams in football or basketball. 

"When he and his physicians informed us of this necessity, 
we asked permission to speak of it publicly in order that we 
might report a number of notable facts about his career. 

"One of these facts is that Mr. Honaker has coached 
varsity athletic teams at one college for thirty-six years. This 
has received wide attention and official national recognition in 
high athletic circles. He has received an Award of Honor 
from The American Football Writers Association. It waj 
reported last year that there was not more than one college 
football coach then in active service who had been longer at 
one institution. It is common knowledge that the tenure of 
American football coaches is uncertain and often relatively 
brief. Coach Honaker's thirty-six years at Maryville College 
is an outstanding achievement, both in length and in results. 
He has long been acclaimed one of the best college coaches in 
the South. 

"Before coming to Maryville College thirty-six years ago, 
he had coached at Lincoln College in Illinois, Baldwin-Wallace 
College in Ohio, and Southwestern University in Texas. 

"When we review Coach Honaker's entire career we dis- 
covered a record which, so far as we know, has never been 
equalled anywhere in the nation. It is this: he has coached 
each of three major sports— football, basketball, and baseball- 
more than forty playing seasons. His coaching career covers 
forty-five years, but in those years were two World Wars when 
intercollegiate athletics were interrupted. He has coached 
football teams forty-two years, basketball teams forty years, and 
baseball teams forty-one years. 



"While Coach Honaker must give up his direct participation 
on the football field, and elsewhere, he will continue in his 
present capacity as Chairman of the Division of Health and 
Physical Education and Director of Athletics, I wish not only 
to express appreciation for all that he has done, but also voice 
the hope that being relieved of some of the duties of the past 
he will have increased strength for the other important work 
of his position." 

NEW COACHING ASSIGNMENTS 

John A. ( "J D" ) Davis, Associate Professor of Physical 
Education and assistant football coach for the past seventeen 
years, was appointed head football coach for the 1957 season, 
succeeding Lombe S. Honaker. Also he will serve as head 
basketball coach, turning over to another the wrestling team, 
with which he has had notable success. 

Marvin E. ("Big Mitch") Mitchell, last year Assistant 
Coach at Rule High School, Knoxville, captain of the un- 
defeated and untied Maryville College team of 1946, was 
appointed assistant football coach and Instructor in Physical 
Education. He will coach the wrestling team during the winter 
season. 

As in the two preceding years, Thomas M. Cragan, '41, 
whose regular work is teaching history, is assisting also with 
football. 

In addition to these assignments in major sports. Associate 
Professor Commodore B. Fisher is working with Mr. Mitchell 
in directing intramural athletics, and Professor Ralph T. Case 
is serving as tennis coach, both places having been made vacant 
by the resignation of Assistant Professor Kenneth P. Johnson 
to become head coach and athletic director at West Georgia 
State College. 

NEW FACULTY, Cont'd 

Pearsons Hall, and Mrs. Purnell, formerly Assistant in Pearsons, 
is now Head of McLain Memorial Hall. 

Ernest William Taylor, of Friendsville, is at present filling 
the position of Night Watchman, made vacant by the re- 
tirement of Ralph Irwin. 

Doria B. Teaman (Mrs. C. Q.), Instructor in Speech. Mrs. 
Yeanian took part of her college work at the University of 
Southern California, then graduated from the University of 
Tennessee and from the University's Law School. She has 
also done graduate work in speech and has taught at the 
Tennessee School for the Deaf. 

The number of students preparing to teach has increased to 
such an extent that it has been necessary to add to the faculty 
in that field. Dr. V. F. Goddard, '13, who retired this year 
from the superintendency of the Alcoa City Schools and who 
is one of the leading educators of the State, is teaching a 
class in Education and one in Psychology. Mrs. William D. 
Powers, who is completing work on her Ph.D. at the University 
of Tennessee, is teaching two classes in Education. 

Mrs. Lee Hagan, a graduate of the University of Florida, 
is teaching a class in French. 

Mr. C. Herbert Reed is teaching a class in Mathematics, 
made necessary by the increased enrollment in Mathematics. 
Mr. Reed holds the B.S. and M.S. degree from the University 
of Tennessee. 

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Rowland are teaching English half time, 
filling the place of Miss Blair this year. Mr. Rowland was for 
many years Professor of English at MacMurray College, Illinois, 
and Mrs. Rowland also taught there for a time. They came 
to Maryville to live when he retired two years ago. 



Page Eleven 



THE 1957-58 MARYVILLE COLLEGE - 
COMMUNITY ARTISTS SERIES 

Three outstanding musical events are on the program for 
the 1957-58 Maryville College-Community Artists Series. 

The famous Pamplona Choir from Spain was the inaugural 
concert, appearing on the campus on October 15. On its first 
American tour, this fourteen-voice choral group gave an un- 
usually fine perfomiance. 

The second concert in the series will be given by I Solisti 
di Zagreb, an instrumental ensemble from Yugoslavia under 
the direction of Antonio Janigro, world-famous cello soloist. 
I Solisti was formed with members hand-picked to represent 
the finest in Yugoslavian string-playing by Radio Zagreb, early 
in 1954. Concert performances in Vienna and Graz were en- 
thusiastically received, and in 1956, the group repeatedly 
toured Western European countries. Their festival appearances 
included several in Salzburg. 

I Solisti will appear in Maryville on Tuesday, December 3. 

The final number of the 1957-58 series will be a presenta- 
tion of "Romeo and Juliet" by a dramatics group from Wash- 
ington, D. C, called Players, Incorporated. 

New members of the Artists Series committee representing 
the community are Mrs. Sam D. Mount, Mr. William B. 
Heilman, and Dr. Lynn F. Curtis. Other members of the 
community continuing on the committee are Dr. William C. 
Crowder, Mrs. J. W. F. Davies, Mrs. Joe C. Gamble, Miss 
Garnet Manges, Mr. Julius M. Nicely, and Mrs. C. H. Traylor. 

Faculty members are Mr. James Bloy, Miss Kathleen 
Craven, Mrs. John Cummings, Miss Katharine C. Davies, Mr. 
George D. Howell, Mrs. D. S. Kramer, Mr. Frank Layman, and 
Mr. James W. Hampton. 

College students serving on the committee are Miss Beverly 
Ann Tillman, Miss Ruth Wagner, Mr. John Ribble, and Mr. 
Harold Mays. 

FEBRUARY MEETINGS, 1958 

The 82nd series of February Meetings will be held January 
29 to February 5 (one week earlier than shown in the Cata- 
log). 

The Leader will be the Rev. James R. Hine, D.D., of 
Champaign, Illinois, Director of the McKinley Foundation 
which serves students of the University of Illinois, and Pastor 
of McKinley Memorial Presbyterian Church, just off the Uni- 
versity campus. 

Dr. Hine graduated from Purdue University as an engineer 
and worked in that profession. Later he returned to school 
and graduated from McCormick Theological Seminary in 1936. 
After five years as Pastor of the Presbyterian Church at Han- 
over, Indiana, and teacher in Hanover College, he went to 
his present position fifteen years ago. He was a member of the 
Presbyterian Board of Foreign Missions for nine years and in 
1953-1954 made a world tour for the Board, visiting student 
and other youth centers in eighteen countries of Europe and 
Asia. 

Dr. Henry Barraclough. Assistant Stated Clerk of the 
Presbyterian, USA, General Assembly, will be guest accom- 
panist for the seventh year. 



NATIONAL CHAIRMAN 




Janie Lee Wall 

Janie Lee Wall, of Burlington, North Carolina, a member of 
the Senior Class this year, holds two positions of special honor 
and responsibility in the National Y\VCA Student Movement. 

At the 1957 meeting of the National Student Councils 
of the YMCA and YWCA, held at 0.\ford, Ohio, August 26 to 
September 4, she was elected Chairman of the National 
Student YWCA. With Stanley Maxwell of Bates College, 
Maine, she is Co-Chairman of the National Student Council 
of the YWCA-YMCA. The Council consists of between 
seventy-five and one hundred delegates representing 292 
Student YWCA's, 141 Student YMCA's, and 186 joint YM- 
YWCA's. 

As National Chairman, Janie is also a member of the 
Executive Committee of the United Student Christian Council, 
which is a federation of the major denominational student 
movements and the Student YWCA and YMCA. 

Janie is also Chairman of the Southern Regional Student 
YWCA Council. 

DR. LLOYD AT ECUMENICAL MEETINGS 

During the past summer President Lloyd attended two 
major ecumenical meetings: that of the Central Committee of 
the World Council of Churches, in New Haven. Connecticut, 
and that of the Executive Committee of tlie World Presb\terian 
Alliance, at Stony Point, New York. These both met the 
year before behind the Iron Curtain, in Hvmgary and Czecho- 
slovakia respectively, and both President and Mrs. Lloyd were 
present. 

The 1958 meetings will be in Scotland and Demnark. Tl>e 

next World assemblies of these bodies are as follows: The 

World Presbyterian Alliance in August. 1959. in Brazil, and 
the World Council of Churches in 1960 in Ce>Ion. 

President Lloyd is Chairman of the Conuuittee on Program 
and Arrangements for the Brazil meeting of the Alliance in 
1959. 



Page Twelve 



FACULTY NEWS 

Three faculty members have been awarded fellowships 
for graduate study this year. Mr. Lynn (Economics and 
Business Administration), who is at the University of Illinois 
on a Ford Foundation Fellowship, received a renewal of the 
Fellowship on the basis of his work last year and is continuing 
his studies for a second year. Miss Walker (History) has 
received a Southern Education Foundation grant for research 
and study in Paris, and Miss Crews (Music) was awarded 
the Tennessee Scholarship of Delta Kappa Gamma and is on 
Sabbatical Leave at Florida State University. 

Three other faculty members are also on leave: Miss Martin 
(Spanish and French) asked for an extension of her leave so 
that she might finish her work at the University of Madrid. 
Miss Blair (English) is on leave for the year to study at the 
University of Tennessee, and Mr. Ainsworth (Political Science) 
is at the University of Lausanne, Switzerland. 

Miss Guss (Greek and Latin), who was on Sabbatical 
Leave last year at the University of Michigan, is back on the 
campus this fall. 

A good many other members of the faculty also did gradu- 
ate study during the past summer: Mr. Bugenhagen and 
Mr. Cragan at the University of Tennessee; Mr. Davis at the 
TSSAA coaching school; Professor Howell at a six-weeks 
College Chemistry Teachers Institute held at the University of 
North Carolina under auspices of the National Science Founda- 
tion and Chemical Education Section of the American Chem- 
ical Society; Mr. Schwam at Columbia University; Dr. Shannon 
at the Middlebury College German School; Miss Steck at 
Ohio State University; and Mr. Witherspoon at the University 
of Illinois. 

Several faculty members taught during the summer: Mr. 
Ash and Mr. Tolar at Tennessee Wesleyan College; Dr. Briggs 
at Furman University; Miss Blair at Alabama College; and 
Dr. Griffitts at Lincoln Memorial University. 

The Beards visited art galleries in Washington, New York, 
and Boston, and spent most of the summer in Maine, where 
Mr. Beard exhibited in the Baystreet Art Center and the 
Boothbay Playhouse at Boothbay Harbor. Bryon's Graphic 
Art Center in Maryville is holding an exhibit of his work 
during November. 

Miss Meiselwitz was in demand as a speaker in the field 
of nutrition, filling engagements in Ohio, Missouri, and Wis- 
consin. Mr. Schwam attended the N.E.A. meeting in Phila- 
delphia and as the Danforth Associate at Maryville College 
attended the Danforth conference at Camp Miniwanca, Michi- 
gan; Miss Cartledge traveled in Scotland, Austria, and Ger- 
many, and Miss Wiley in Mexico. Mrs. Kramer went to 
Florida to teach in a Laboratory for Junior Leadership for 
the Methodist Church. The Barkers traveled widely in the 
West, going from Tijuana to Vancouver; and in Los Angeles 
met their son Bob, '46, and his wife and two children as they 
arrived in this country on furlough from their mission work 
in Japan, and all of them finished the trip together. Others 
who traveled in the West were the Queeners, the Orrs, Mrs. 
Russell, and Mr. Bloy (who made five trips to the West Coast 
and Canada as an American Express tour escort). Several 



faculty visited Williamsburg and the Jamestown Festival, and 
others went to Florida, New England, etc. 

Miss Heron, whose retirement was announced in the last 
issue of the Alumni Bulletin, is teaching one class this fall. 
Coach Honaker continues as Professor of Physical Education 
and Director of Athletics although he has given up football 
and basketball coaching duties. 

On October 26 Miss Gloria Mares, Instructor in Music, 
was married to Eugene Collins, Jr., of Knoxville. They are 
living in Maryville and she continues to teach. 

In August, due to limitations of health, Ralph W. Irwin 
retired as Night Watchman after a service of almost forty 
years. He became Night Watchman at the College on October 
1, 1917, in the midst of World War I. Thus he has been 
acquainted with ten college generations of students. 

Mrs. Thomas M. Shepard, Head of McLain Memorial Hall 
since 1951, retired at the end of last year, and is now living 
in Etowah, Tennessee. 

Kenneth P. Johnson, on the Physical Education staff since 
1947, resigned to accept a position at West Georgia Junior 
College, Carrollton, Georgia. Mrs. Johnson was supervisor of 
the college Printing Department from 1947 to 1954. 

Various members of the faculty have appeared in print 
recently. Mr. Witherspoon is a co-author of Money and 
Banking, published this summer by the Pitman Publishing 
Company. Dr. Griffitts contributed an article on "Chemical 
Nomenclature" to the Reinhold Encyclopedia of Chemistry; 
Dr. Orr writes book reviews for the magazine Interpretation; 
and Mr. Collins' article on "Superstitions and Tales from 
Louisville" is to appear this fall in the Kentucky Folk Lore 
Journal. 



THE DANFORTH CAMPUS 
COMMUNITY WORKSHOP 

Last summer the Danforth Foundation, St. Louis, conducted 
a Workshop on "The Campus Community" to which twenty-six 
private liberal arts colleges were invited to send representatives. 
Maryville was one of the colleges invited to participate. Each 
college sent three teachers and one administrative officer. 
The Maryville four were Dr. Paul J. Cooper of the Foreign 
Language faculty; Miss Kathleen Craven, Drama and Speech; 
Dr. Elizabeth H. Jackson, English; and Miss Viola Lightfoot, 
Registrar. 

The Workshop was held for four weeks at Sarah Lawrence 
College in Bronxville, New York. It was a strenuous four weeks, 
with seminars, discussion groups, individual projects, group 
projects, lectures by outstanding guest speakers, trips to New 
York, and so on. 

At the first Faculty Club meeting this fall the four 
delegates made brief reports on the Workshop. Later they will 
make more detailed reports to the President and Faculty and 
to the Long Range Planning Committee, in which they will 
include specific suggestions and ideas which they think will 
be of value to Maryville College. 



Page Thirteen 



Sport-Light on the Hill 



EXTRA! EXTRA! 



The fighting Highlanders came within fifteen seconds of 
staging the biggest upset of the year in Tennessee when they 
fought a highly-favored Carson-Newman eleven to a rousing 
13-13 tie in the season's finale for both teams. 

The Carson-Newman outfit, rated their best in ten years, 
was a four-touchdown favorite to overwhelm the Scots. Mary- 
ville, off to a fine start this season, had run into the flu 
epidemic with disastrous results in several contests, but they 
were high as a kite for the Carson-Newman struggle. 

To the amazement of the crowd and the consternation of 
Carson-Newman, Coach Davis' boys threw the single-wing into 
the ashcan, used the T-formation as if they owned it, and 
played the Eagles off their feet with a breath-taking first-half 
exhibition that found the Scotties scoring a touchdown the 
very first time they had the ball. Completely dominating play 
against their arch-rivals for the entire first half, Maryville 
trotted off the field with a 13-0 lead. 

Carson-Newman snapped back into the ball game in the 
second half with a surging ground attack that led to a score, 
but with only five minutes to go, Maryville worked the ball 
to the Carson-Newman two-yard line, where they lost it on 
downs. The Eagles then took off, with everything working full 
blast against a tiring Highlander line, and aided by a fifteen- 
yard penalty ( the only one in the entire game! ) , went 92 
yards for a score. The touchdown was made by a forward 
pass with fifteen seconds to spare— the only pass completed 
by either team in the game. Fortunately, the conversion was 
missed. 

The fans who saw the game will be talking about it for 
years. It was a real thriller, fast-moving and clean. The 
result helped those of us who suffered through the Home- 
coming massacre to forget the indignities suffered during that 
long evening! 

Coach John A. ( J. D. ) Davis has reason to be proud of 
his first year as head coach. He and Marvin (Big Mitch) 
Mitchell and Tom Cragan did a superb job with the team in 
the face of heart-breaking circumstances. As they'll leam to 
say in Los Angeles— wait till next year! 

Here is a resume of the Highlander football scores: 



Maryville 14 — 

Maryville — 

Maryville 19 — 

Maryville — 

Maryville — 

Maryville 13 — 

Maryville 7 — 

Maryville 25 — 

Maryville 13 — 

Won - 3; lost - 5: tie 



Tennessee Wesleyan 7 

Morehead State 12 

Centre 7 

Jacksonville State 20 

East Tennessee State 40 

Emory & Henry 48 

Howard College 20 

Concord State 6 

Carson-Newman 13 

- 1. 




Basketball and wrestling will begin very soon. Alumni 
living within commuting distance of the campus are urged 
to attend the home games. And if you live in or near a cit)' 
where the teams are scheduled, how about making an honest 
effort to watch our boys in action? 

The schedules: 

Wrestling: Coach Marvin (Big Mitch) Mitchell 

Dec. 7 - Knoxville YMCA - there 

Dec. 14 - Knoxville YMCA - here 

Jan. 18 — University of Chattanooga — there 

Jan. 25 — Auburn University — here 

Feb. 1 — University of Chattanooga — here 

Feb. 8 — Appalachian State — here 

Feb. 15 — Sewanee — there 

Feb. 21 — Emory University — there 

Feb. 28 and March 1 — Tournament at Emory University 

Basketball: Coach John A. (J. D. ) Davis 

Mon. Dec. 2 — Tennessee Wesleyan here 

Wed. 4 — Tusculum there 

Fri. 6 — GeorgetowTi College there 

Sat. 7 — Centre there 

Mon. 9 — U. T. Freshmen there 

Sat. 14 - Pending 

Wed. Jan. 8 — U. T. Freshmen here 

Fri. 10 — Georgia State Teachers here 

Sat. 11 - Pending 

Fri. 17 — Emory and Henry there 

Sat. 18 — King College there 

Thurs. 23 — Tennessee Wesleyan there 

Sat. 25 — Tusculum here 

Tues. 28 — Georgia State Teachers there 

Fri. 31 — Emory and Henry here 

Mon. Feb. 10 — Carson-Newman here 

Thurs. 13 — Carson-Newman there 

Sat. 15 — University of Chattanooga here 

Tues. 18 — Sewanee there 

Sat. 22 - King here 

Tues. 25 — University of Chattanooga there 



Tage Fourteen 




New football coach John A. {J. D.) Davis (center) plans strategy with line coach Marvin Mitchell, 
captain Bob Beam, alternate captain Jimmy (Flash) Harris, and end coach Tom Cragan. 




Boh Beam kicks the point after touchdown in the season opener against 
Tennessee Wesleyan, won by Maryville by a 14-7 score. 



Page Fifteen 




Here and There 



1910 

William D. Allen has retired after forty years of teaching 
in Minot, North Dakota. In 1956 the football stadium of 
Minot Teachers College was named Allen Field in his honor. 
Mr. Allen is currently serving as United States Customs officer 
at the International Airport in Minot. 

1913 

Hattie Lester Felknor is now making her home in Candler, 
North Carolina. She formerly lived in Spokane, Washington. 

1914 

Harry H. Smith, ex '14, retired in June after nearly forty 
years of service with the DuPont Company. He helped pro- 
duce the first Azo dye made by DuPont in 1918, and since 
that time had been operations supervisor at the Azo Area of 
the Deepwater, New Jersey, works. 

1919 

Carrie Wilkinson Henry spent six weeks during the past 
summer on a tour of Europe. She visited England, Spain, 
Italy, Austria, and France. 

Carmen Park Marquis is presently employed as Guidance 
Director at the General Hospital in Nashville, Tennessee. 

1924 

Madeline Holmes, who went to Arabia as a short term 
missionary in 1954, has completed her first year of language 
study necessary for a career missionary under the Reformed 
Church of America. 

1925 

Henrietta Smith Bovnrian is assistant director of Christian 
education of the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Detroit, 
Michigan. 

On October 1 George K. Neff became pastor of the First 
Presbyterian Church of DeGraff, Ohio. He also serves the 
Springhill Presbyterian Church. 

John R. Stockton, director of the University of Texas 
Bureau of Busines Research, was recently elected president of 
the Association of University Bureaus of Business Research at 
the annual meeting in East Lansing, Michigan. 

Wilson McTeer, professor of psychology at Wayne Uni- 
versity in Detroit, is spending his Sabbatical leave at Cornell 
University. 

1926 

Ed and Annarine (Atkins, '23) Hamilton are living in 
Abilene, Texas, where Ed is on the music faculty of Hardin- 
Simmons University. 

1928 

On the first of October Wilbur M. Franklin began work 
in a new pastorate, that of the Calvary Presbyterian Church 
in Long Beach, California. He had been in Newburgh, New 
York, for a number of years. 



1930 

Paul and Velma (Farley, '31) Dickenson have mo%'ed from 
Athens, Alabama, to Birmingham, where Paul is pastor of 
Five Mile Presbyterian Church. 

1932 

Merle Beebe is Casework Supervisor of the Social Ser\'ice 
Department of Western State Hospital in Ft. Supply, Okla. 

Thomas M. Cooper received the Master of Education degree 
from the University of Arizona in May. 

1933 

Stella James Gass received the master's degree from the 
University of Tennessee in August. She is a teacher in the 
Maryville Junior High School. 

Charles W. Muir, field representative for the Board of 
Christian Education in the Synod of Washington, was awarded 
the honorary Doctor of Divinity degree by Whitworth College 
in June. 

Andrew E. Newcomer, Jr., will receive an honorary degree 
at the annual Founders' Day Exercises of Bloomfield College 
and Seminary, Bloomfield, New Jersey, in December. He is 
professor of homiletics at the Seminary, and also pastor of tlie 
Westminster Presbyterian Church. Elizabeth (Duncan) is a 
part-time instructor in homiletics at the Seminary and sponsor 
of the Divinity Dames. 

Conrad Quenelle is principal of a large school in Tucson, 
Arizona. 

1934 

Howard Kipp received the honorary Doctory of Di\init}' 
degree from Hanover College in June. 

1935 

Captain Samuel T. Waid has recently joined an Army 
medical research unit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaya, after spending 
three months at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research in 
Washington, D.C. 

Randolph C. Dickens, ex '35, who attended Mary\'ille for 
one year and then went to West Point, now holds the rank 
of Colonel and is connected with the Army Staff with offices 
in the Pentagon. 

1936 

Samuel W. Blizzard has been appointed to the faculty of 
Princeton Seminary as professor of Christianity and Society. 

Glover and Helen ( Chambers, '37 ) Leitch ha\e moved to 
Tulsa, Oklahoma. Glover is pastor of the First Presbyterian 
Church there. 

William C. Nelson is divisional sales manager of the 
Chicago area for the Eaton Laboratories of Norwich, N. Y. 

1937 

David J. Brittain, Jr., is doing graduate study at New York 
University where he has a teaching fellowship. 

1938 

John and Louise (Orr) Stafford were in France last year. 
John was a visiting professor of English on a Fulbriglit grant. 
This year they are in Iran, where he is lecturing at the Uni- 
versity of Teheran by appointment of the U. S. State De- 
partment. 

Leland T. Waggoner has been made \ice president in 
charge of agencies of the Life Insurance Company of North 
America, newly organized subsidiary of the one-hundred- 
sixty-five-year-old Insurance Company of North America, with 
headquarters in Philadelphia. 

1939 

Ernest G. Crawford is pastor of the Homo Heights Presby- 
terian Church in St. Louis, Missouri. 



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Mary Joe Husk is teaching in a school for the children of 
American Air Force personnel in France this year. She taught 
in a similar school in Japan for two years. 

Neill Rosser was appointed to the new position of Director 
of Instruction for the Raleigh, North Carolina, schools in May. 
He had been principal of Hugh Morson Junior High School 
in Raleigh for the past three years, and prior to that he was 
associated with the Institute of Research on Exceptional 
Children at the University of Illinois. He holds the Doctor of 
Education degree from the University of Denver. 

1940 

Sympathy is extended to Mabel Ennis Duckett whose 
husband died in March. She has a six year old son, 

Isabelle Jay Perry's home is now in Etobicoke, a suburb of 
Toronto, Canada. 

Ralph Reed received the Master of Arts degree from George 
Peabody College for Teachers in June. He and Ernestine 
(Tipton, '36) are now living in Brevard, North Carolina. 

E. B. and Jean (Smith, ex '46) Smith have moved from 
Youngstown, Ohio, to Ames, Iowa. E. B. is associate professor 
of history and government at Iowa State College. He is the 
author of a biography of Thomas Hart Benton entitled 
Magnificent Missourian, which is to be published in January 
by the J. B. Lippincott Company. 

1941 

Commander J. D. Hughes is administrative officer of the 
Naval Air Station at Norfolk, Virginia. Mrs. Hughes was Jean 
Campbell, ex '43. 

Miriam Nethery Smith, her husband and two children, 
spent two months in Europe this past summer. Dr. Smith, who 
is professor of chemistry at the University of Kentucky, read 
a paper at the International Congress of Pure and Applied 
Chemists held at the Sorbonne in Paris. 

Roland W. Tapp received the Doctor of Theology degree 
from San Francisco Theological Seminary in June. In Septem- 
ber he began his duties as Associate Editor of Religious Books 
for Westminster Press in Philadelphia. He is co-author of The 
Gospel from the Mount which will be published soon. 

Robert and Margaret ( Hodges ) Wilcox are living in Mary- 
ville. Bob is pastor of St. John's Methodist Church. 

1942 

Phyllis Overton Harder moved from Maryville to Evans- 
ville, Indiana, in July, when her husband was transferred to 
the Aluminum Company's new smelting plant there. 

Mary Hathaway Jenks is teaching English at Tennessee 
Polytechnic Institute in Cookeville, Tennessee. 

Quentin Myers has been promoted to the rank of Com- 
mander in the Navy Medical Corps. He is stationed at the 
Bethesda Naval Hospital in Washington, D. C. 

William B. and Alma (Mason, '41) Rich moved from Nash- 
ville, Tennessee, to Montreat, North Carolina, this summer. 
Bill is the new Dean of Montreat College. 

Mary Alice Grubb Calloway, ex '42, will be living in 
Milan, Italy, for the next few years. Her husband is "on 
loan" from the Union Carbide Corporation. 

1943 

Fred Brewer is instructor in biology and botany at Lees- 
McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina. 

Ted and Cordelia ( Dellinger, '44 ) Kidder wrote in Septem- 
ber from Tokyo, Japan, that they had recently been visited 
by Hal Lloyd, '43, and Leroy and Ermina (Fisher) Dillener, 
'44. 

Rev. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Christy, ex '43, (Leslie Gilbert, 
ex '43) are living in Versailles, Kentucky. Kenneth is pastor 
of the Presbyterian Church there. 



1944 

Since May 27 Captain Elizabeth E. McConnell has been 
stationed at the United States Air Force Hospital at Travis 
Air Force Base, California. 

Ralph Heischman, ex '44, is now operating his own advertis- 
ing agency in Marion, Ohio. His business is in industrial 
advertising. 

1945 

Malcolm and Jeanne ( Heaps, '47 ) Heaps are living in 
Biglerville, Pennsylvania, where Malcolm is assistant manager 
of a new service center for Eastern States Farmers' Cooperative. 

Robert and Carolyn ( Ulrich, '47 ) Huber are now living in 
Arlington, Virginia. Bob is assistant world editor of the Wash- 
ington Post. 

John A. Kirstein received the Th. M. degree from The 
Louisville Presbyterian Seminary in May. He is pastor of the 
Beulah Presbyterian Church in Fern Creek, Kentucky. 

Robert and Jean (Almy, '48) Seel are on furlough from 
their mission post in Venezuela. They are living in Berkeley, 
California. Bob is serving as student pastor at Westminister 
House, the Presbyterian Center for the University of Cali- 
fornia at Berkeley. He is also enrolled in the graduate school 
at the University, and Jean is taking courses at the Pacific 
School of Religion. 

James C. Witherspoon has recently accepted the position 
of minister of education at the First Presbyterian Church of 
Topeka, Kansas. He was formerly at Glen Avon Church in 
Duluth, Minnesota. 

Lucile Cathey, ex '45, is new Mrs. Sidney S. Bost, Jr. Both 
she and her husband are staff writers for the Journal-Sentinel 
of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 

Mrs. William B. Shaw (Kitty Loesch, ex '45), her husband 
and two sons visited the Alumni Office in June. Their home is 
in Baltimore, Maryland. 

1946 

June Townsend Amlie reports that she is again living in 
China Lake, California. She spent four months in Europe in 
1956, and upon her return was married to Thomas Amlie in 
August, 1956. He is a guided-missile design engineer. 

Rev. Robert S. Barker, his wife and two children arrived 
during the summer for a year's furlough from the mission field 
of Japan. They are making their home in Maryville but Bob 
is traveling and filling speaking engagements under the Board 
of Foreign Missions. 

Phoebe Oplinger is now living in Monroe, North Carolina. 

Dr. and Mrs. David J. Seel (Mary Batchelor), who have 
been serving as missionaries in Korea, are at present in this 
country on furlough. 

Rosalind Garges Watlington has been living in Bermuda 
for the past ten years. Her husband, who is a native Ber- 
mudian, is chief electronics engineer for SOFAR, which is 
Columbia University's geographical field station. They have 
two children, Billy, eight years old, and Diana, six. 

Curtis and Frances (Sisk, '43) Wright have moved from 
Beaver, Pennsylvania, to Macon, Georgia. Curt is head of 
the modern language department at Wesleyan College. 

Rev. R. Dean Short, ex '46, was appointed director of 
United Christian Fellowship at Kent State University, Kent, 
Ohio, in August. 

1947 

Mary Case received the Ph. D. degree from Yale University 
in June, and is continuing to do research work there this year. 
In August she read a paper before the Genetics Society of 
America which was one of thirty-seven societies in the Ameri- 
can Institute of Biological Sciences meeting at Stanford 
University in California. 



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Betty Carolyn Congleton has a graduate assistantship in 
history at the University of Kentucky where she is working 
toward a Ph.D. degree. 

Charles and Carol ( Hall, ex '49 ) Hildreth have recently 
moved from Omaha, Nebraska, to Indianapolis, Indiana. 
Charles is associate professor of history at Indiana Central 
College. 

Beth Huftalen Kemen is now living in Crawfordsville, 
Indiana. She formerly lived in Rutland, Vermont. 

Harriet McKean Johnson and her husband have purchased 
a business in Larned, Kansas. It is Century Locker and Feeds, 
and consists of frozen food lockers, meat processing, and live- 
stock feed. 

Rev. D. Edward Renegar is now pastor of the Fairmount 
Presbyterian Church in Bristol, Tennessee. 

1948 

Scott and Margaret ( Messer, '45 ) McClure are again living 
in Knoxville. Scott is serving as associate minister of the 
Second Presbyterian Church. 

Carl Murray has recently accepted the pastorate of the 
Watauga Avenue Presbyterian Church of Johnson City, 
Tennessee. 

Martha Brindley Ziegler has recently moved to Harrogate, 
Tennessee, where her husband has accepted the position of 
assistant professor of chemistry at Lincoln Memorial University. 

1949 

Arthur R. Haaf was awarded the degree of Master of 
Theology by Pittsburgh-Xenia Seminary in May. 

Sympathy is extended to Mr. and Mrs. D. A. Heidel 
(Bobbie Burris) because of the death of their seven-year-old 
son, Donald A., Jr., on April 20, 1957. 

Rose Huskey was awarded the Master of Arts degree in 
elementary education at George Peabody College for Teachers 
in August. 

Rev. Earl R. Martin has been assigned to work in Nairobi, 
Kenya, East Africa, by the Southern Baptist Convention. He 
has been engaged in the study of Swahili in Dar es Salaam for 
several months. 

John Poland is Research Director on the staff of the St. 
Louis Planning Commission. His picture appeared in the 
December, 1956, issue of Architectural Forum in connection 
with a report of a meeting of the National Association of 
Real Estate Boards at which he and two other members of the 
commission presented a new system for rating the physical 
condition of industrial and commercial buildings. 

Donald F. Taylor is now serving as pastor of the Presby- 
terian Church in Russell, Minnesota. 

Max and Neysa { Ferguson, '46 ) Willocks are in their 
second term of language study in Korea as missionaries of the 
Southern Baptist Church. Max has been elected to the faculty 
of the Baptist Seminary in Taejon. 

1950 

Anne Cress Babb is working in the research laboratories of 
the Tennessee Eastman Company in Kingsport, Tennessee. 

James M. Baird, Jr., was graduated from Columbia Semin- 
ary this past May. He and Jane ( McMillan, '51 ) are living 
in Clinton, Mississippi, where he is pastor of Mt. Salus Pres- 
byterian Church. 

William H. Chalker is assistant professor of Religion and 
Philosophy at Tusculum College in Greeneville, Tennessee. 

Craig Fisher (Lt. M. C. USNR) is serving as doctor 
aboard the USS Rochester, the flagship for the Seventh Fleet. 
He was in Australia in September, and is now in Japan. 

Lt. Charles C. Mabry, Jr., is resident physician at St. 
Christopher's Hospital for Children, Temple University, in 
Philadelphia. 



Carl Lewelling, Jr., is principal of the Pi Beta Phi School 
in Gatlinburg, Tennessee. 

Chaplain Herbert M. McCallum is now stationed at Lack- 
land Air Force Base in Texas. 

Stuart McNiell received the master's degree from the Uni- 
versity of Tennessee in August. He is principal of .Union School 
in Blount County. 

Ben and Anne ( Gates ) Paxton are living in Omaha, Ne- 
braska. Ben is on the faculty of Creighton University. 

Ben Sheldon, who has been with the Presbyterian Mission 
in Seoul, Korea, since 1954, has recently been transferred to 
Andong. 

Robert G. Bass, ex '50, has recently accepted a new posi- 
tion with the Portland Cement Association as Farm and Hous- 
ing Engineer for Virginia and North Carolina. He is living 
in Richmond, Virginia. 

1951 

Lois Johanson Gale is now living in Woodbridge, Virginia, 
where her husband is serving as minister of the Covenant 
Presbyterian Church. 

Miriam Chabandour Ferguson received the Master of 
Library Science degree from Rutgers, The State University of 
New Jersey, in June. 

Gregory and Carolyn (Beatty, '54) Howard are living in 
Decatur, Georgia. Greg is assistant manager of a new W. T. 
Grant Store in the Parkview Plaza shopping center in Atlanta. 

Jim Lester has recently gone into a new job. He is a sales- 
man for Aetna Life Insurance Company in Birmingham, Ala- 
bama. 

Janet Cummings Martin is serving a residency in Radiology 
at Wesley Hospital in Chicago. Her husband is teaching 
Hebrew at McCormick Seminary. 

Phyllis Jackson Moser is now living in Metairie, Louisiana, 
a suburb of New Orleans. 

John E. Sayre is teaching in the Lutheran High School in 
Kumamato, Japan. He is ser\'ing a three year tenn under the 
Foreign Mission Board of the United Lutheran Church. 

George Stanfill is now employed with the Halliburton Oil 
Well Cementing Company in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

In June Robert J. Wainer received the LL. B. degree from 
St. John's University in New York. 

1952 

Armando Divas is serving with the World Student Christian 
Federation as General Secretary for Mexico. He will promote 
and coordinate student work in the sixteen universities of the 
country. 

Neale Pearson has been appointed to dut\- with the State 
Department as a Foreign Service officer. In September he 
entered the Foreign Service Institute in Washington. D. C., 
for a three months orientation course. 

Mary Jo Pribble received the Master of Arts degree in 
chemistry from Duke Uni\-ersity in June. She is now an in- 
structor in chemistry at Marietta College, Marietta, Ohio. 

Clarence and Ruth (Mason '51) Reaser were both gradu- 
ated from Princeton Seminary in June, and Clarence has en- 
tered the Army Chaplaincy. The>- are in Jiuictiou Cit\-, Kansas. 

Bill and Mildred (Cooper, '531 Robinson have moved from 
Knoxville to Clarks\illc, Tennessee, where Bill has accepted 
the position of Minister of Music at the First Baptist Church. 

Philip Zebley is Minister of Education and E\angelism of 
Central-Brick Presbyterian Church in East Orange, New 
Jersey. "Trig" (Moyer, '54) is assistant buyer for Muir's De- 
partment Store. 

Marsha Becbe Green, ex '52, and her husband returned 
from Japan last fall and are li\ing in Corpus Christi. Texas, 
where he is an instructor in instrument fl\ ing at a Xavy field. 



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1953 

Richard O. Dart is teaching English and history at South- 
port High School in Indianapolis, Indiana. 

Emerson Flurkey was graduated from the University of 
Texas' School of Medicine in June. He and Edith ( Keenan, ex 
'55) visited the Alumni Office on their way to Harrisburg, 
Pennsylvania, where he is serving an internship. 

Grace Ann Greenawalt is teaching in the Junior High 
School of Abington Township near Philadelphia, and is active 
in the Pan American Association. She taught in a mission 
school in Cuba last year. 

Paul F. Maier was graduated from Princeton and is now 
serving as assistant minister of the First Presbyterian Church 
in Washington, Pennsylvania. 

Ruth Blackburn Morgan and her husband have moved to 
Chicago. He is beginning graduate work in church history 
at the University of Chicago, and Ruth e.xpects to be employed 
as a secretary for the Board of Christian Education of the 
Presbyterian Church. 

Marie (Richards) and J. T. Glanville, ex '55, have been 
living on the Naval Base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, for more 
than a year, and expect to be there for some time. 

Charles Schroeder was graduated from Louisville Presby- 
terian Seminary in May, and is now serving the Presbyterian 
Church of Howey-in-the-Hills, Florida. 

Mary Edith McMillan Sutton is living in the Presbyterian 
Manse in Eminence, Kentucky. 

Carolyn Symnies received the Master of Religious Educa- 
tion degree from Princeton Seminary in June, and is now 
serving as director of Christian education of Prospect Presby- 
terian Church in Maplewood, New Jersey. 

Arthur J. Van Alstyne was graduated from Western Theo- 
logical Seminary in May, and is now pastor of the Presbyterian 
Church in Kingwood, West Virginia. 

1954 

Mary James Bevan has entered The General Assembly's 
Training School in Richmond, Virginia. 

Annie Laurie Cureton is director of children's work at 
the Chevy Chase Presbyterian Church in Washington, D. C. 
Mary Virginia Ferguson is teaching the third grade in 
Williamsburg, Virginia. 

Rolfe D. Duggar, ex '54, received the LL. B. degree from 
Stetson University College of Law in St. Petersburg, Florida, 
last May, and was admitted to the Florida bar in September. 
He is currently associated with the Glenn E. McCormick 
Company in St. Petersburg. 

The following members of the class of 1954 were gradu- 
ated from Presbyterian seminaries in the Spring. They are 
listed by seminaries together with the places where they are 
now located. 

Austin Seminary, Austin, Texas 

John Rorex— Paragould, Arkansas 
Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Georgia 

Jack E. Maxwell— First Church, Gainesville, Florida 
Louisville Seminary, Louisville, Kentucky 
Kent Buser— Acton, Indiana 
Thomas Fairhurst— College Hill Church, Cincinnati, 

Ohio 
Donald Moffett— Salida, Colorado 

Homer Rickabaugh— English teacher in a seminary in 
Seoul, Korea 
Princeton Seminary, Princeton, New Jersey 

Adolph Kunen— Logan Valley Church, Bellwood, Penn- 
sylvania 
Union Seminary in New York 

John J. Mead— temporary placement. Radio Station 
KSWE, Sitka, Alaska 



Western Seminary, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 

Gareth D. Baker-Belle Center, Ohio 

Walter M. Elwood— Church of Our Savior, Clarksburg, 
West Virginia 

Robert L. Read— East Brady, Pennsylvania 
William W. Stein— Pine Run Church, Apollo, Pa. 
Biblical Seminary in New York 

Harold R. Black-First Church, Westtown, New York 

1955 

Walter Hiller is now assigned to the Army Security Agency 
in Tokyo, Japan, where he will finish the remaining months 
of his military service. 

James Kesler was graduated from Princeton Seminary in 
June and is now serving two churches in New Hope, Penn- 
sylvania. 

Patricia Jones is serving as director of Christian education 
of the Second Presbyterian Church in Staunton, Virginia. 

Harry MacCall was elected vice-moderator of the student 
body at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary for 1957-58. 

Sheila Sutton Morse received the master's degree from 
Columbia University, and is presently employed there as a 
secretary. 

Donna French Neel has changed her address from Ket- 
chikan, Alaska, to Entiat, Washington. 

Harry and Rose ( Bauerle ) Robinson are living in New- 
burg, New York. Harry was graduated from Princeton Semi- 
nary in June, and is now serving as pastor of Bethlehem Pres- 
byterian Church of Salisbury Mills, New York. 

Mary Ann Thompson is on the faculty of the physical edu- 
cation department at the University of Alabama this year. 

1956 

Nita Ann Baylor and Peggy Fisher, '55, spent the summer 
in Mexico City studying in the Workshop in Latin American 
Culture at Mexico City College. They are both teaching in 
Grand Rapids, Michigan, again this year. 

Morgan Biggs has entered Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. 

Mary Carol Coker is presently employed as director of 
Christian education of the Long Cane Presbyterian Church 
in Abbeville, South Carolina. 

Jim Cummings and Gary Valentine are attending the 
United States Naval Intelligence School— Air Division— in 
Washington, D. C. 

Douglas Brian and James Laster are teaching in the 
American Mission School in Teheran, Iran. 

Henry A. Emmans enlisted in the Navy in January, and 
is in the School of Music in Washington, D. C, studying 
piano and tuba. He has been Base organist since June, and 
during the month of August was guest organist at the New 
York Avenue Presbyterian Church. 

Elizabeth Hoaster is studying toward a master's degree in 
Christian social work at McCormick Seminary's School of 
Christian Education. 

Carol Hutton and Nancy Jones Mcintosh are working in the 
Blount County office of the Tennessee Welfare Department. 

Charles McFarland is teaching science and mathematics 
at Sandy Springs High School in College Park, Georgia. 

Richard Morse is on tour widi a professional singing group. 

Charles B. Partee is studying for the B.D. degree at Austin 
Seminary and also for a master's degree in philosophy at the 
University of Texas. 

Margaret Potts has entered The General Assembly's Train- 
ing School in Richmond, Virginia. 

Margaret Blackburn White is working as secretary to the 
dean of Auburn Theological Seminary in New York City while 
Herbert, '55, is completing his course at Union Seminary. 



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THE CLASS OF 1957 REPORTS 

( see also marriages ) 

J. B. Adams— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Elinor Bass Hopkins— Keeping house in Atlanta, Georgia. 

Mildred Beard— Teaching home economics at Wasatch Acad- 
emy, a school sponsored by the Board of National Missions 
of the Presbyterian Church, in Mt. Pleasant, Utah. 

Virginia Beebout— Teaching second grade in the school in her 
home town. New Cumberland, West Virginia. 

Alice Marie Blackburn— Studying at the University of Pitts- 
burgh Graduate School of Retailing. 

Evelyn Blackburn Campbell— Teaching in the Jim Allen School 
in Pensacola, Florida. 

Elaine Bowman— A case work assistant in North Carolina. 

Adlai Boyd— Attending Union Seminary in Richmond, Virginia. 

Martha Brogden— Secretary in the Library School of Peabody 
College in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Sam Buffat— Attending Western Seminary, and serving as 
assistant minister of Swissvale Presbyterian Church in 
Pittsburgh. 

Kay Leeth Bugenhagen— Working at the Blount Memorial 
Hospital in Maryville; also keeping house in Carnegie 
apartment. 

Sue Burton— Director of Christian Education of Woodlawn 
Presbyterian Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Joanne Causey— Working toward a master's degree in Spanish 
at the University of North Carolina; spent the summer 
working with Mexican migrants in Chicago. 

Frank Chapo— Studying at Columbia Seminary, Decatur, Ga. 

Joan Davis— A social worker in Manassas, Virginia. 

William Dent— Enrolled in the graduate school at the Uni- 
versity of Kentucky. 

Jean Dildy McFarland— Teaching second grade at Newton 
Estates in College Park, Georgia. 

Isabel Easley— Has received a scholarship to study for a 
master's degree at the University of Tennessee's School 
of Social Work in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Robert Evans— Doing a six-months tour of duty in the United 
States Army; stationed at Fort Dix, New Jersey. 

Robert Finertie— First year student at Princeton Seminary. 

Charles Frissell— Enrolled at Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. 

Perry Fuller— Attending Princeton Seminary. 

Ann Fulton— Doing graduate study at The Assembly's Training 
School in Richmond, Virginia. 

Alva E. Garrett— Doing graduate study in biochemistry, with a 
teaching assistantship, at the University of Mississippi. 

Clara Cowans- Working toward a master's degree in English 
at the University of Tennessee. 

Lee Hammond— Teaching at Piscataway Township High School 
in Dunellen, New Jersey. 

George Hardy— Attending Louisville Presbyterian Seminary. 

Richard Henderson— Medical student at Indiana University. 

Patricia Hoover Bishop— Teaching si.xth grade in Ridgway, 
Pennsylvania. 

Jane Hussey— Teaching in Monroeville, Pennsylvania. 



Bruce Ingles— Teaching English, history, and mathematics 
in the American Mission School in Teheran, Iran. 

Clifford Irwin— Teacher and assistant coach at Lanier High 
School in Blount County. 

Robert Jackson— Serving as communications w.itch officer 
aboard the USS Franklin D. Roosevelt with the Sixth 
Fleet, United States Navy. 

Marian James— A case worker for the County Welfare Depart- 
ment in Clinton, North Carolina. 

Richard Jensen— Associate director of Youth for Christ in 
Memphis, Tennessee. 

Ann Kelton— Attending The Assembly's Training School in 
Richmond, Virginia. 

Nancy Kotz— Teaching in Baltimore, Maryland, and doing 
graduate study in English at Johns Hopkins University in 
the Master of Arts in Teaching Program under the Ford 
Foundation. 

Daniel Lawson— Insurance inspector for the Retail Credit Com- 
pany in Knoxville. 

Andrew Loven— Doing graduate study in chemistry at the 
University of North Carolina. 

James McCall— Employed with Union Carbide Nuclear Corpor- 
ation in Oak Ridge. 

Margaret McClure Partee— Studying for the M.C.E. degree at 
Austin Presbyterian Seminary, Austin, Texas. 

Joan McNaughton— Doing graduate study in English at the 
University of North Carolina. 

Shirley McNiell— Teaching at Eagleton School near Mary%ille. 

Janet Maib Foxworth— Teaching English at Holston High 
School in Knoxville. 

Nancy Marshall— Doing research for the Agricultvrral Ex-peri- 
ment station and working on a master's degree in home 
economics at Ohio State University. 

Virginia Marshall Ramsey— Teaching art at Maryiille College. 

Katie Marston Amidon— Teaching second grade in Louisville. 
Kentucky. 

Shirley Mayfield— Case worker in Blount Count)- for the Ten- 
nessee Welfare Department. 

Tommy Moose— Assistant circulation librarian at Mar\-\illc 
College. 

Ronald Morley— Attending the School of Dentistr\' of the Uni- 
versity of Maryland in Baltimore. 

Mary Jeanne Morrell— Instructor in art at the William T. Mac- 
han Elementary School in Phoenix, Arizona. 

Philip Muir— Student at McCormick Seniinar>-. 

Herchal Netherton— Working for ABC Tele\ision in New York 
City. 

Louise Ogden Wyman— Working as typist and receptionist for 
an insurance firm in Rochester, New York; also singing in 
the choir of tlie Brick Presbyterian Church. 

Barbara Ann Packard— Teaching second grade in the Weber 
School in East Brunswick, New Jersey. 

Margaret Packard— Has an administrative internship in in- 
dustrial nutrition with Eastman Kodak Company in Ro- 
chester, New York. 

Thomas Perry— Attending Union Scniinar>- in Richmond, N'a. 



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Shirley Peterson— Doing secretarial work in the New York office 
of the Board of Foreign Missions of the Presbyterian 
Church. 

Mary Ellen Phipps Moyer— Keeping house and assisting her 
husband in his ministry in Hydaburg, Alaska. 

Newton Pike— Assistant Youth Director in the Greenwich, 
Connecticut, YMCA. 

Catherine Richtmyer— Attending the School of Christian Edu- 
cation at Princeton Seminary. 

Marvelyne Rise— Doing graduate work in psychology at McGill 
University in Canada. 

Jane Robison— Planning a trip to Honolulu, Hawaii; will work 
there or in New York City. 

Joyce Runyon— Teaching a class of mentally retarded children 
in Sussex, New Jersey. 

William Schofield— A student at the University of Chicago 
Law School. 

Guy Thomas Selander— Attending the Seton Hall School of 
Medicine. 

Graeme Sieber— A student at Western Seminary in Pittsburgh. 

Gene Spiekerman— Doing graduate study for a B.D. degree at 
Wheaton College in Chicago. 

William Strickland— Teaching in the American Mission School 
in Teheran, Iran. 

Douglas Stubblefield— Attending the Louisville Presbyterian 
Seminary. 

Emily Ann Swanton Drum— Living in New Orleans, La. 

Gail Taunton— Laboratory technician at Blount Memorial Hos- 
pital in Maryville. 

Laura Boyd Teague— Teaching English in high school in 
Richmond, Virginia. 

Sidney Tedford— Graduate assistant in the Fine Arts Depart- 
ment at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. 

Jerry Waters— Graduate student in clinical psychology at the 
University of Kentucky. 

Earl Roy Whaley— Group underwriter for Provident Life and 
Accident Insurance Company in Chattanooga, Tennessee. 

William White— Enrolled in graduate school at the University 
of Tennessee. 

Barbara Wilkie— Graduate assistant in English at the Univer- 
sity of Tennessee. 

Margaret Wilkinson— Doing office work for the Council of 
Mental Health of the American Medical Association in 
Chicago. 

Ted Bruce M'ilson— Presently in the Army; will teach after the 
first of next year. 

Mary Anne Worley— Working for the YWCA in Y'oungstown, 
Ohio. 

Fred Wyman— Working on a master's degree at Eastman 
School of Music in Rochester, New York, where he has 
been chosen a member of the Cantata Singers, the touring 
group of the school. 

Ann Yater— Employed as assistant in the Indianapolis Public 
Library. 

Virginia Zwicki— Teaching second grade in East Meadow, 
New York. 

Suzanne Jones, ex '57, was graduated from Temple University 
in Philadelphia in June, and is now a medical technician 
at King's Daughters' Hospital in Staunton, Virginia. 

Ross L. Franks, ex '57, is a first year law student at the Uni- 
versity of Mississippi. 

Jean Boyd Williams, ex '57, was graduated from San Jose 
State College in California in June. She is now employed 
as a mathematician for Ames Laboratories. 



MARRIAGES 

Elaine Ann Kern, '48, to Vincent Magliulo, July 1.3, 19.57, 
in Roselle, New Jersey. 

Marjorie Pritchett, '48, to Floyd Hatfield, October 5, 19.56. 

Anna Jane Brunson, '49, to Louis W. Dooner, April 20, 
1957, in Tampa, Florida. 

Margaret Jean Pritchett, '49, to Basil Charles Longmire, Jr., 
October 5, 1957. 

Dr. Henry A. Callaway, Jr., '.50, to Martha Emily Hadley, 
September 7, 1957, in Greenville, North Carolina. 

Clifford H. Henry, Jr., '50, to Shirley Ann Brown, July C, 
1957, in Greenville, South Carolina. 

Dr. Don David Hyatt, '50, to Champe Fitzhugh Summer- 
son, June 5, 1957, in Bristol, Virginia. 

Raymond Earl Keny, '51, to Elizabeth Slater, September 
21, 1957, in Greenville, South Carolina. 

William Thaddeus Godwin, Jr., '.52, to Jo Anne Weisinger, 
April 17, 1957, in New Orleans, Louisiana. 

Janet Kihlgren, '52, to Rev. John Miller Beverage, May 25, 
19.57 in Chatham, New Jersey. 

Helen Tedford, ex '52, to Bobby Grant Lawson, July 13, 
1957, in Maryville. 

Paul F. Maier, '.53, to Elizabeth Estelle Woodrow, ex '59, 
October 12, 1957, in Ventnor, New Jersey. 

John Talmer Peacock, '53, to Darline Sue Collard, August 

28, 1957, in Alice, Texas. 

Sue Binnion, '54, to Harry Van Zandt Bork, June, 15, 1957. 
Robert D. Buchanan, '54, to Harriette LeNoir, August 13, 
1957, in Loudon, Tennessee. 

Patricia B. Halstead, '.54, to Lynn Early Sexton, '56, June 

29, 19.57, in Newark, New Jersey. 

Ruth King, '54, to Travis Parten, December 9, 1956, in 
Royston, Georgia. 

Helen Louise Petts, '54, to Herbert Richard Gripe, Jr., 
August 10, 19.57, in Nappanee, Indiana. 

Virginia A. Smith, '54, to Ross L. Franks, ex '57, March 

23, 1957. 

Edna Mae Stout, '54, to Robert Lee Thomas, Jr., September 
2, 1957, in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Dorothy Ann Wells, '54, to Thomas Cunningham, August 

24, 1957, in Clinton, Tennessee. 

Jack M. Keny, '55, to Doris Marilyn Parrish, September 23, 
1957, in Harriman, Tennessee. 

Jimmie Ann Scruggs, ex '55, to Charles Gene Wright, 
August 18, 1957, in Clinton, Tennessee. 

Sheila B. Sutton, '55, to Richard M. Morse, '56, June 7, 
1957, at Brevard, North Carolina. 

Marvin Boring, '56, to Sarah Alice Self, August 23, 19.57, 
in Maryville. 

Elizabeth Frei, '56, to Claude M. Carnell, Jr., July 6, 19.57, 
in Knoxville. 

Katherine Kerns, '56, to Edwin C. Vousden, June 22, 1957, 
in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Faith NoUner, '56, to Ronald Morley, '57, May 23, 19.57. 

William Van Zant, III, '56, to Eunice Myrtle Cellar, ex '59, 
September 7, 1957, in Jacksonville, Florida. 

Mary Eleanor Vogel, '56, to George H. Hardy, '57, May 

25, 1957, in Cincinnati, Ohio. 

Roy Samuel Buffat, Jr., '57, to Isabell G. Mayoral, August 
18, 1957. 

Edward Lee Hammond, '57, to Edyth P. Skinner, July 
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Carol Lee Lacy, '57, to James Edward Wathen, June 28, 
1957, in St. Petersburg, Florida. 

Daniel J. Lawson, '57, to Peggy Georgette Tippins, July 

20, 1957, in Maryville. 

Janet Kay Maib, '57, to L. A. Foxworth, June 7, 1957. 

Virginia Carol Marshall, '57, to David L. Ramsey, July 5, 
1957, in Maryville. 

Katie Marston, '57, to C. Forrest Amidon, '56, June 21, 
1957, in Clearwater, Florida. 

Harold R. O'Bannon, '57, to Amelia Maples, 'e.\ '58, August 
31, 1957, in Knoxville. 

Mary Ellen Phipps, '57, to Rev. Paul A. Moyer, June 

21, 1957. 

Emily Ann Swanton, '57, to Edgar H. Drum, '57, August 
24, 1957. 

Laura Louise Teague, '57, to Adlai Boyd, '57, May 22, 
1957, in Maryville. 

Jerry Earl Waters, '57, to Doris Anne Creekmore, June 1, 
1957, in Maryville. 

William Donald (Bud) White, '57, to Sara Jon Waters, 
May 11, 1957, in Maryville. 

Ted Bruce Wilson, '57, to Patricia Ann Blackwelder, May 
26, 1957, in Apopka, Florida. 

Jane Elizabeth Rusk, ex '57, to Ray Edwin Robinson, ex 
'57, August 2, 1957, in Knoxville. 

Joan Ellen Gray, ex '58, to Glen Sherrod, ex '58, September 
6, 1957, in Birmingham, Michigan. 

Patricia Sue DeLaney, ex '60, to Edward Lee Borah, July 
19, 1957, in Maryville. 

BIRTHS 

Mr. and Mrs. John A. Griffiths (Doris Murray, '43), a son, 
Robert Carl, October 12, 1956. 

Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Kidder, Jr., '43, (Cordelia Del- 
linger, '44), their second child, a son, Jonathan Edward, March 
4, 1957, in Tokyo, Japan. 

Mr. and Mrs. Jack Kramer, '42, ( Margaret Clippenger, '43 ) , 
their third child, a son, Jackson Gillan, September 12, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles Williams (Ruth Stribling, '43), their 
second child, a son, James Wallace, June 1, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Oliver Van Cise, '43, a daughter, Lynn 
Marie, August 14, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth L. Christy, ex '43 ( Leslie Gilbert, 
ex '43), their fourth child, a daughter, Marion Leslie, April 8, 
1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Dorn (Ann Horton, '44), their 
second child, a daughter, Marian Elaine, January 28, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Donald S. Hower (Jane Short, '45), their 
third child, a son, Stephen Short, May, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Amlie (June Townsend, '46), their 
first child, a daughter, Marcella June, May 6, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. George Clegg (Rebecca Davis, '46), their 
third child, a daughter, Susan Halle, September 22, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert A. Hunter, '47, their third child, a son, 
Robert Thomas, September 21, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Conly K. Shults (Boby Jo Reed, '47), their 
first child, a son, David Reed, September 3, 1956. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Van Der Kamp (Jean Magill, '47), 
their fifth child, a son, Robert Paul, June 25, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. David Campbell, '49, (Peggy Cummings, 
'50), their first child, a son, John David, August 24, 1957. 



Mr. and Mrs. Harold Henry, '49, their fourth child, a 
daughter, Phyllis Ann, August 20, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Charles H. Huffman, '49 (June Hood, '52), 
their second child, a daughter, Nancy Hood, August 24, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Earl Martin, '49, their third child, a 
daughter, Charlene Jeanette, April 20, 1957, in Dar es Salaam, 
East Africa. 

Mr. and Mrs. Alan Rock, '49 (Jean Cobb, '48), their third 
daughter, Janet Hilary, May 24, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Rosensteel (Marguerite Priest, '49), 
their third child, a daughter, Jeanne Marguerite, August 27, 
1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Donald F. Taylor, '49, a daughter. Norma 
Jeanne, December 15, 1956. 

Dr. and Mrs. Charles L. Butler (Catherine Helms, '48), 
their fourth child, a son, Allen Helms, August 10, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. R. F. Scruggs, '48 (Margaret Cross, '46), 
their fourth child, a son, David James, September 3, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Claude A. Smith, Jr., (Marion G. Swift, '48), 
their first child, a daughter, Rebecca Sue, May 2, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Smith, '48 (Barbara Eggleston, 
'49), an adopted son, Michael Robert. 

Mr. and Mrs. Wilfred Taylor (Betty Hall, '48), a daughter, 
Carol Elizabeth, June 22, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Haydn O. White, '48, a son, Richard Alan, 
September 3, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Ziegler (Martha Brindley, '48), their 
second child, a daughter, Ruth Jeannette, October 2, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. James Baird, '50 (Jane McMillan, '51), 
their second child, a son, Charles Knox, September 18, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Boring, '50 (Alice Davenport, '50), 
their third child, a daughter, Alice Ann, September 4, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. H. G. Brahams, '50 (La Donna Baylor, '53), 
a son, Raymond Merrl, May 19, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Flaherty (Mary Watt, '50), their 
second child, a son, Robert Bruce, June 12, 1957, in Tokyo, 
Japan. 

Rev. and Mrs. Jack Hancox, ex '50 (Doris White Hancox, 
'49), a daughter, Monabeth, August 23, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. George Handley '50 (Barbara McNiell. '51), 
their second child, a daughter, Kimberley Jeanine, June 10, 
1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Smith, '50 (Muriel Headrick, '50), 
their third child, a daughter, Karen Sue, July 6, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald A. Stephens (Sarah Jean Durant. '50), 
their third child, a son. Jack Durant, September 4, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. William H. Swenson, '50 (Esther Cornelius, 
'48), a son, William Howard, May 30, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Tullock (Vendeda Huskey, "50), their 
second child, a daughter, Janet Lurenda, November, 1956. 

Rev. and Mrs. John Baird, '51 (Mary Hamelman, ex '31), 
their tliird child, a daughter, Bonnie L>Tin, July 16, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Richard Johnson (Mary Lyerly, '51), tlieir 
first child, a son, Lars Raymond, May 7, 1957. 

Capt. and Mrs. Richard Lane, '51 (Jacqueline Lendennan, 
'51), their third child, a son, William Michael, August 21, 
1957, in Frankfurt, German)-. 

Rev. and Mrs. Robert Larson, "51, (Mary Wills, '51), an 
adopted daughter, Dorothy Lucile, bom May 13, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. James E. Palm (Louise Lloyd, '51). their 
first child, a daughter, Eleanor Ann, August 11, 1957, in 
Los Banos, Philippines. 



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Dr. and Mrs. Robert D. Proffitt, '51, their first child, a son, 
Robert David, Jr., September 7, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. David Miller, '52 (Barbara Altfather, '51), 
their first child, a daughter, Joanne, June 21, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Philip Zebley, '52 ( Maryalice Moyer, '54 ) , 
a daughter, Consquella, January 7, 1957. 

Lt. and Mrs. Gordon G. Green, Jr. (Marsha Beebe, e.x '52), 
their first child, a son, Forrest Galen, March 1, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. James Campbell, '53 (Janice Eakin, '54), 
their second child, a son, James Eakin, September 27, 1957. 

Dr. and Mrs. Emerson Flurkey, '53 (Edith Keenan, e.x '55), 
their first child, a son, Emerson, Jr., March 28, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. David Helwig, '53 (Jean Kemper, ex '56), 
their first child, a daughter, Lucy Ann, May 8, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Leech (Karole Kapp Leech, '53), their 
fourth child, a son, Scott Allan, May 23, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. H. Middleton Raynal (Florence Clark, '53), 
a son, Wayne Scott, April 5, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Charles Reid, '53 (Ruth Cross, '53), their 
second child, a daughter, Kathryn Ann, November 11, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Charles Schroeder, '53 ( Alice Jo Larson, 
ex '53), their first child, a daughter, Linda Kaye, July 15, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Robert F. Clark, '55 (Martha Freeny, '55), 
their first child, a daughter, Laura Catherine, August 28, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. Harold R. Black, '54 (Carol Demler, '54), 
their first child, a daughter, Bonnie Aileen, October 30, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Olin V. Hyde (Carolyn Lime, '55), their 
first child, a daughter, Nona Marie, June 6, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Snell A. Mills, Jr., '55 (Olivia Vawter, '55), 
their second child, a son, Snell Austin, 111, October 17, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Floyd M. Hamilton, Jr., '56, their first child, 
a daughter, Ann Elizabeth, November 11, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. John Hutton, Jr. (Elizabeth Enloe, '56), 
their first child, a son, John Richard, August 15, 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Earl Roy Whaley, '57, a son. Earl Roy, Jr., 
July 18 1957. 

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Denton (Emma Lou Arnold, ex '57), 
their first child, a son, Gregg Lee, July 5, 1957. 

Rev. and Mrs. James Mowry (Thelma Nelson, former mem- 
ber of the music faculty) their first child, a son, Paul Gregory, 
October 8, 1957. 

DEATHS 

Samuel Haworth, ex '89, died April 5, 1957. He was 
professor of Religion at Guilford College in North Carolina 
before his retirement. 

Samuel Boyd Parker, '96, died May 8, 1957, at his home in 
Knoxville. Mr. Parker had been a teacher for most of his life. 
He taught mathematics at the old Knoxville High School for 
twenty-six years prior to his retirement in 1946. 

Edith Goddard, '97, died October 16, 1957, at the Blount 
Memorial Hospital in Maryville. Miss Goddard had been a 
teacher in the schools of Blount County and Maryville for 
more than fifty years. She had also tavight a Sunday School 
class at the First Methodist Church for forty-two years. She 
is survived by a sister, Mary Goddard, '09, and two brothers. 
Homer Goddard, '12, and Horace Goddard, Prep. '99. 

Faye V. Caldwell, '98, died August 13, 1957, at the age of 
seventy-nine. Her home was in New Market, Tennessee. She 
is survived by two sisters, Lucy Caldwell, '97, and Mrs. Charles 
Marston (Mary Katherine Caldwell, '93), and a brother, Fred 
C. Caldwell, Prep. '99. 



Rev. Carl H. Elmore, '98, died October 20, 1957, in 
Bradenton, Florida, His last pastorate was that of the First 
Presbyterian Church of Englewood, New Jersey. He is sur- 
vived by his wife, one sister, Mrs. R. B. Gorgas, and three 
brothers, Edgar A. Elmore, Robert B. Elmore, '00, and 
Frederick A. Elmore, '07. 

James M. Henry, Prep. '97, died April 29, 19.57, at his 
home in Palestine, Texas. He was a retired railroad conductor. 
He is survived by his wife, one brother, Horace B. Henry, 
Prep. '02, and three sisters, Mrs. Roy Hitch (Ann Henry, Prep. 
'04), Mrs. L. C. Olin (Bessie Henry, '20), and Miss Clemmie 
Henry, retired Director of Student Help at the College. 

Arthur Brian Goddard, ex '02, died May 6, 1957, in Mary- 
ville. He was eighty years of age. Mr. Goddard went to the 
Northwest in 1901 and had lived in Portland, Oregon, and 
Seattle, Washington, until 1954, when he returned to Maryville 
to make his home with his sisters, Edith, '97, (see above) and 
Mary Goddard, '09. He is survived also by two brothers. 
Homer Goddard, '12, and Horace Goddard, Prep. '99. 

Joseph Houston Miser, Prep. '00, died October 29, 1957, 
in Maryville. Mr. Miser, who was eighty years of age, had 
retired some twenty years ago. His work had been in the 
field of education, and he had served as superintendent of 
schools in three Tennessee counties. He is survived by his wife 
(Nancy Broady, '06), and a son, Joe H. Miser, Jr., '41. 

John L. Graves, Prep. '09, died November 4, 1957, at 
his home in Winchester, Massachusetts. Mr. Graves was 
sales manager of the Saco-Lowell Shops in Boston. He had 
attended Homecoming at the College in October. Interment 
was in Knoxville, where he had lived in his youth. He is 
survived by his wife and a daughter. 

Eva Ritchie (Mrs. Charles) Shields, '19, was killed in an 
automobile accident April 27, 1957, near her home in ^Vhit- 
tier, California. Her fifteen year old son, John, was also 
killed in the accident. She is survived by her husband, a 
brother, Charles Ritchie, ex '30, and two sisters, Ethel Ritchie, 
and Mabel Ritchie Tadlock, Prep. '19. 

Kathleen Purdy (Mrs. Edward) Preston, '25, died June 9, 
1957, in Tuscon, Arizona, at the home of her sister, Mrs. 
S. W. McClary (Madrith Purdy, '20). She is survived also by 
her husband, a son, a brother, Ted Purdy, '25, and another 
sister, Mrs. R. E. Martin (Aletha Purdy, '20). 

Rev. Paul Mackay Meikle, '27, died May 23, 1957, in 
Panama City, Florida. He had been an Army chaplain, and 
interment was in the Arlington National Cemetery. His wife 
survives him. 

Rev. James Herman Magee, '35, died September 13, 
1957, of a heart attack. He was pastor of the Presbyterian 
Church in Carthage, Mississippi, where he had served since 
1952. He is survived by his wife and four children. 

Dr. Leonard Swenson, '35, died in June, 1957. He was a 
practicing physician in Freeport,, New York. 

Janie Griffitts (Mrs. Philip) Young, '54, died November 1, 
1957, in the Blount Memorial Hospital in Maryville, of 
pneumonia following influenza. She was living with her 
parents at Calderwood and teaching in one of the county 
schools while her husband (Philip Young, '55) is serving in 
the Navy. He was based in Turkey at the time of her death. 
In addition to her husband and her parents she is survived by 
a brother, George, and two sisters, Mary Charles Griffitts and 
Mrs. Hal Lunsford (Johnie Griffitts, '54). 



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