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Calendar 1938-39 2
College Calendar, 1938-39 4
Dr. Ralph Waldo Lloyd (Plate) 6
College President's Welcome 7
Editorial Preface 8
I. General Introduction to Maryville ... 9
II. Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C. A 15
III. General Student Activity 25
IV. Athletics 35
V. Songs, Colors, Schedules 47
THE COLLEGE CALENDAR FOR
Sept. 12-18, Opening- Program:
Sept. 12, Tuesday, 1:30 p.m. — New stu-
Sept. 13, Wednesday, 8:00 a.m. — Registra-
tion of new students; payment of bills
by old or new students who have reg-
Sept. 14, Thursday, 8:10 a.m. — Opening
Sept. 15, Friday, 8:10 a.m. — Annual Con-
vocation; First Classes.
Sept. 16, Saturday, 8:00 p.m. — Y. W. C. A.
and y. M. C. A. receptions.
Sept. 18, Monday, 8:00 p.m. — Faculty re-
Oct. 27, Friday — Founder's and Homecoming
Nov. 21, Tuesday, 9:00 a.m. — Fall Meeting
Nov. 30, Thursday — Thanksgiving Day.
Dec. 15, Friday, noon — Christmas holidays
Jan. 3, Wednesday. 8:10 a.m. — Chapel; class
Jan. 27-Feb. 2 — First semester examinations.
Feb. 2, Friday — First semester ends.
Feb. 5, Monday, 8:10 a.m. — Chapel; second
Feb. 6, Tuesday — February meetings begin.
April 25-26 — Comprehensive Examinations
for Seniors and National Cooperative Tests
June 1-5, Commencement program:
June 1. Saturday, 8:00 p.m. — Recital of
Music and Dramatic Art.
June 2, Sunday, 10:30 a.m. — Baccalaureate
June 2, Sunday, 7:00 p.m. — Vesper service.
June 3, Monday, 8:00 p.m. — Senior Class
June 4, Tuesday — Alumni Day.
9:25-11:15 a.m. — Alumni seminars.
3: 00-5 :00p.m. — President's reception.
7:00 p.m. — Alumni Association dinner.
June 5, Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. — Spring-
Meeting- of Directors.
June 5, Wednesday, 10:00 a.m. — Com-
DR. RALPH WALDO LLOYD
President of Maryville College
Going to college is, or may be, a
truly wonderful experience. Study,
play, friends, growth, worship,
service ! And these things are under
encouragement of faculty and coun-
selors who give full time and years
of training to help. At Maryville
you will find the results of one hun-
dred and twenty years of work by
trained men and women. The Col-
lege was long ago tried and found
good. We heartily welcome you to
its privileges and ask your unre-
served loyalty and effort.
Ralph Waldo Lloyd,
President of Maryville College.
THE EDITORIAL PREFACE
The Y. M. C. A. and the Y. W. C. A.
publish this booiv as a part of the active
program they have planned in the inter-
ests of Maryville's students. The upper-
classmen, who already know Maryville,
are always ready to aid you and to help
you get acquainted as quickly as possible —
give us your cooperation and we can as-
sure you that you'll not have that "lost"
feeling during your first days here.
The information which we have in-
cluded in the following pages will help
you get a better understanding of college
life and activities. For this reason, we
suggest that you read the material care-
fully. Knowing a few of these facts will
make it easier for you to orient yourself
With this word the Editorial Staff takes
pleasure in passing on to you this intro-
duction to Maryville College. We wish
you success and happiness during the com-
The Editorial Staff.
10 MARYVILLE COLLEGE
GENEKAL INTRODUCTION TO
If you new students know something be-
fore you come to Maryville of the location,
historical background, general facts and ac-
tivities of the college, you will find it easier
to adjust yourselves to life here after you
arrive. The purpose of this introduction is
to acquaint you with the college, in order
to lessen any sense of strangeness you may
feel your first few days here. These words
cannot be expected to give you a complete
understanding of Maryville. But we do hope
that by giving you these general facts, we
may help you to discover for yourselves the
things of value which Maryville has to offer
Maryville College was founded in 1819 by
Isaac Anderson to supply the need for an
educated ministry for the South. The
school continued with a slow, steady growth
until the Civil War, which closed the Col-
lege for five years. In 1866 the institution
was reopened with a very small enrollment
which, however, grew very rapidly. The en-
rollment in 1900 was about 400, of whom
only 80 were of college rank. Last year
804 students, all of them of college rank,
Through the years the function of the
College has changed to suit the varying
needs of those it served. About twelve
years ago the preparatory department was
discontinued and the College became what
is now, a liberal arts college providing a
Maryville is on the approved list of the
Association of American Universities and
offers to the student who will work an edu-
cation comparable to any to be obtained
anywhere in the country.
The city of Maryville it; situated sixteen
miles south of Knoxville. Tennessee, in a
section of the country rich in historical lore
and tradition. It has an elevation of 1,000
feet, and, besides being one of the gateways
to the Great Smoky Mountains National
Park, is quite near the recently completed
Norris Dam project of the Tennessee Valley
Authority. The population of Maryville is
5,000, with another 5,000 living in Alcoa, a
twin community named for the Aluminum
Company of America, which operates its
largest factory there.
The territory surrounding Maryville offers
much in the way of beautiful scenery. From
the campus can be seen the heights of the
Great Smokies, the Chilhowees, and the
Cumberlands, green in spring and often
white with snow in winter. Don't pass up
any opportunities you have to visit the
Great Smoky Mountains National Park.
As for the campus we would venture to
say that there are few more beautiful in
the country. A definite program of campus
beautiftcation has been in progress during
the past five years. Hundreds of small
trees and shrubs have been added to the
campus; a new circular drive is soon to be
completed; and numerous other improve-
ments are being made. Included in the
campus is an extensive College woods of
pine, oak, and cedar.
Here, very near the College botanical
gardens, is a huge, natural amphitheatre
in which the beautiful and impressive May
Day pageant is given each year. Included,
also on the campus is a nine-hole golf
There are twenty buildings on the campus,
the principal ones being described in the
school catalogue. You will find no diffi-
culty in becoming located, however, for
within a few days after your arrival you
will know them as well as the upper-class-
As from the very beginning of the College
Maryville aims to lay positive emphasis on
religion and morals. Students are required
to attend Sunday school and church. At-
tendance at daily chapel services is also re-
quired. The College is organically related
to the Presbyterian Church. U S. A., but
it is net sectarian in purpose or program
and students attend the church of their own
choice. The leading denominations have
churches in Maryville. More will be added
about the churches on a later page.
There are no social fraternities at Mary-
ville and no dancing, as it is not felt that
they are necessary or in harmony with the
general aims and purposes of the school.
However, there will be plenty of social ac-
tivity, sponsored by the two "Y's", the
Student Council, and various other organiza-
tions and clubs. There are four societies,
two for men and two for women, each of
which presents a short, entertaining pro-
gram every Saturday night.
To give an indication of the activities on
the "Hill" we will list some of the clubs.
The vocational clubs, mainly for study
and fellowship along particular lines, are:
"M" HANDBOOK 13
Student Volunteers, Ministerial Association,
Law Club, and the Language Clubs. Beside
these there are various state clubs composed
of students from the same section of the
country, and honor societies for athletics,
debate, dramatics, and scholarship. More
detailed descriptions of some of these clubs
will be given later. There are also other
clubs not mentioned which will welcome
you to their membership as you qualify and
feel inclined to join. Club membership is
not essential but it always proves helpful
and worthwhile. However, don't just be a
"joiner." When you join a club support
One of the advantages that everyone who
comes to Maryville enjoys is the wide range
of contacts that is possible within the limits
of the campus. Last year, students came
from thirty-one states as widely separated
as Maine, Florida, and California. Eight
foreign countries were represented, chiefly
by members of missionaries' families. The
enlarged vision, the more sympathetic un-
derstanding, and the new interests gained by
these contacts are among the many values
found at Maryville.
A general introduction to Maryville Col-
lege would not be complete without a word
about sports records and the athletic de-
partment. Maryville last year won the
Tennessee State Championship title in track.
When you come to Maryville be a loyal sup-
porter of the Orange and Garnet. The teams
will appreciate your encouragement. Foot-
ball starts off the athletic program at the
opening of school in September, and athletic
activity continues throughout the year.
14 MARYVILLE COLLEGE
When you arrive in Knoxville, either in
the bus or in the train station, look for
someone with a Maryville tag-. They will
be glad to direct you over to Maryville.
Then when you arrive on the campus, go
to one of the information desks or tables
staffed by members of the Y. W. and Y.
M. C. A. Make yourself known to them
and they will direct you to your dormitory.
There, other students will help you with
your baggage and assist you in finding your
room. There will probably be some con-
fusion, but it won't take you long to get
New students are continually surprised
and impressed in finding such a friendly
spirit in evidence at Maryville. As a gen-
eral thing new students expect to be the
under-dogs, but this is not the case at
Maryville. There is no hazing or mistreat-
ing of the new students. You will find the
upper-classmen ready and willing to help
you in every possible way. Ask them ques-
tions, borrow from them until your trunk
arrives — they won't mind. It's the Mary-
ville spirit. The new girls will be especial-
ly taken care of by their "big sisters",
arranged for by the Y. W. C. A. As for
new fellows you won't be assigned a "big
brother," but you will be "big-brothered".
Now that we have given you this general
introduction we urge you to come to Mary-
ville prepared to make friends and to spend
the happiest four years that you have ever
Y. M. C. A.
Y. W. C. A.
Y. M. C. A. PRESIDENT'S WELC03IE
I am happy to be among the first to wel-
come you on your arrival at Maryville. I
am only one among many who believes
Maryville is the best place you could possibly
have chosen to begin your College life.
From the very first day you will be wel-
comed into an atmosphere of friendship by
fellow students who will be anxious to make
you feel at home. The Y. M. C. A. is in-
terested in every new fellow and it backs up
this interest by carrying out a program
which reaches into every phase of campus
living. Equal stress is laid upon the mental,
physical, social, and spiritual aspects
through the Artist Series, the extensive In-
terclass athletic program, the annual moun-
tain hikes and banquets, and the weekly
worship services held every Sabbath after-
As you begin your first year at Maryville.
count on the "Y" as an organization which
exists to serve you and which you in turn
can serve. We need your help in continuing
a well-rounded program centered about
Jesus Christ who, in the words of next
year's Y. M. C. A. motto, assures us of His
presence and guidance . . . "Lo, I am Avith
you always" . . .
President Y. M. C. A.
"M" HANDBOOK 17
Y. W. C. A. PRESIDENT'S AVELCOME
DEAR NEW GIRLS:
Y. W. welcomes you most cordially. We
vvelcome you not only to Maryville College
"Hill," but we are hoping to welcome j'ou
also to our association of young Christian
You are now entering upon four of the
busiest and happiest years of your life — years
that will pass like a snap of your finger.
And years, too, during which your thoughts
and attitudes will change greatly.
We who have been here at Maryville for
a while feel that somehow the Y. W. C. A.
is bound up with some of the best and most
worth while things. We hope that you will
let us share them with you. and thus we
may have our part in making your years
here even busier and happier.
The Y. W. needs your enthusiasm and
your talents. You need the friendship and
the opportunities for service and worship
that Y. W. can give to you. We are await-
ing your coming just as eagerly as you are
looking forward to your years at Maryville.
President, Y. W. C. A.
Y. M. C. A. ADMINISTRATION
President Russell Stevenson
Vice-President Erwin Ritzman
Secretary Edward Thomas
Treasurer Charles Baldwin
Artist Series Allan Moore
Athletics Phil Evaul
Community Work Stanley Menning
Fellowship Bill Baird
Maintenance Arthur Peterson
Publicity Frank Brink
"Y" Store Stanley Bird
Worship George Hunt
Class of 1940 Prof. L. L. Williams
Treas. F. L. Proffitt
Roland W. Tapp, Jr.
Class of 1941 Dr. F. D. McClelland
Dr. H. E. Orr (chairman)
Frank O. Brink
Class of 1942 Prof. R. J. Dollenmayer
Pres. R. W. Lloyd
Charles D. Orr
Ex Officio Russell Stevenson, Pres.
Edward Thomas, Sec.
Y. W. C. A. AD3IINISTKATION
President Helen Bewley
Vice-President Mary Orr
Secretary ^ Jean White
Treasurer Edith Evans
Nu Gamma Ruth Crawford
Athletics Harriet Miller
Devotions Ruth Andrews
Librarians Katherine Ogilvie
"M" Book Bernice Smith
Mission Joy Corrigan
Mary Alice Minear
Orphanage Mary Darden
Mary Clarke Caldwell
Program Sara Lee Heliums
Social Jane Law
World Fellowship . . . Genevieve McCalmont
' Y" Store Betty McArthur, Mgr.
Dorothy Jean Eslinger, Asst.
20 MARYVILLE COLLEGE
Y. M, C. A. ACTIVITY
The Y. M. C. A. endeavors to lead on the
campus in every phase of college life. The
cabinet is chosen with the end in view of
having campus leaders working for the "Y."
You will find that the Y. M. C. A. as a
whole consists of hard-working, progressive
young men with whom j-ou will want to
work or have gobd times.
The "Y" sponsors interclass athletics in
football, basketball, baseball, track, and
swimming. Tournaments are also conducted
in handball, ping-pong, tennis, volley ball,
The annual mountain hike and banquet
are naturally among the most popular fea-
tures of the "Y" program.
In Bartlett Hall — the "Y" headquarters —
will be found the reading and game rooms.
Here there is a good radio, current mag-
azines, and newspapers. Games including
pool, and ping-pong are here for your enter-
The Sunday afternoon meetings in Bartlett
Hall are the times when we try to reach
decisions on the vital issues of life. These
meetings are brief, interesting, instructive,
and inspiring. They are featured by special
music, prominent guest speakers, and student
discussions. They are the hub of the "Y"
Every year the Y. M. cabinet, along with
the Y. W. Cabinet, spends a week-end "Re-
treat" in the mountains in order to plan
the work of the following year. The motto
this year is "And lo! I am with you always."
Join the "Y" and help us in our work.
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Y. W. C. A. ACTIVITY
Maryville's Y. W. C. A. has always en-
deavored to help girls to find satisfaction
and peace in Christian living. Keeping this
main aim ever in view, Y. W. has organized
such movements as the Nu Gamma Sigma
groups, Big Sister movements. Peace Forum,
and participation in the East Tennessee
Intercollegiate Christian Council.
The Sunday afternoon worship services are
planned to give inspiration and help. Prob-
lems of vital interest to all college girls are
presented — personal, social, and international
problems. Both old and new girls have
opportunity to assist in some part of these
services, and are greatly benefitted by the
Besides the joint activities with the Y. M.
C. A„ the program of Y. W. includes such
activities as semi-annual tennis tournaments,
production of the May-Day pageant, social
service work in the mission chapels and in
the orphanage, and various social activities
for its members. The Y. W. rooms are espe-
cially well adapted and equipped for group
events or individual relaxation and enjoy-
ment. All members are invited to use the
You will find that the members of the
"Y" cabinet, the Nu Gamma leaders and
the Big Sisters are sincere, friendly, and
willing to help in every way possible. Give
Y. W. a chance to be your friend and guide,
and join the old members as they follow
thi.s year's motto, "And lo! I am with you
alway — "
22 MARYVILLE COLL.E3GE
Joint Devotional Meetings
Usually the devotional meetings of the
Y. M. C. A. and Y. W. C A. on Sunday
afternoons are held separately, but at vari-
ous times joint meetings are held, in the
conduct of which both organizations co-
International Relations Club
This organization is sponsored by both the
"Y's" in the effort to make students con-
scious of world affairs. Through well-
informed speakers and informal discussion
groups, an attempt is made to educate for
Each year the College brings to the
campus a number of artists of highest ex-
cellence. Outstanding in last year's group
were the Salzburg Trapp Choir, Jussi
Bjoerling, and Walter Gieseking. Tickets
are sold to the public; the cost to college
students is included in the Student Activities
Fee. The Series is managed by a Faculty
Committee with the cooperation of the Y. M.
C. A. and the Y. W. C. A.
Appearing in 1939-1940 will be Myra Hess
outstanding English pianist, Alexander Kip-
nis, Russian-American basso, and Zuika
Ma'lanov and Carin Carlsson in joint recital.
Each year at Thanksgiving the "Y's" put
on a barnwarming in the alumni gymnasium.
It's a gala affair and so much fun you won't
think of missing it.
NU GAMMA CHAIRMAN'S WELCOME
DEAR NU GAMMA GIRLS!
We hope you are as excited about coming-
to Maryville as we are in having you. We
are so happy that Maryville is your choice,
and we know you will learn to love it as
Perhaps j^ou feel that you are coming to
a strange place. That feeling can't last
long, for, as we say, "that strange feeling
just doesn't exist at Maryville." Each one
of you will have a Nu Gamma leader who
will be waiting to show you around the
campus, introduce you to friends, or answer
any questions which I am sure you will
want answered. I know you will enjoy the
"get-to-gethers" which your leader is plan-
ning for you. Our lives certainly will be
enriched through the deep friendships we
"Welcome to Maryville," New Girl, wher-
ever you may be.
WHO'S WHO AT MARYVILLE
Alpha Gamma Sigma. Edwin Goddard, Pres.
Alpha Sigma Charles Sullivan, Pres.
Athenian Glenn Young, Pres.
Athletic Association . . . John Wilburn, Pres.
Bainonian Jane Law. Pres.
Theta Epsilon Marj' Allen, J'res.
Glee Club Louise Allen, Pres.
Highland Echo . . Ruth Abercrombie. Editor
Dale Mathias, Bus. Mgr.
Junior Class Bill Baird, Pres.
Ministerial Association. Vaughn Lyons, Pres.
Pi Kappa Delta Otto Pflanze, Pres.
Senior Class James Etheredge. Pres.
Sophomore Class Dudley Moore, Pres.
Student Council . .Ruth Woods, Pres. pro tern
Student Volunteers Philip Evaul, Pres.
Y. M. C. A Russell Stevenson, Pres.
Y. W. C. A Helen Bewley, Pres.
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General Student Activity
Everyone can find some organized college
activity to capture his interest and utilize
his ability. Some organizations are open to
all; others are selective or honorary.
The Student Council is composed of eight
seniors, six juniors, four sophomores, and
four freshmen. This body is not student
government, but it represents student opin-
ion and works with the faculty in promoting
desirable movements. The members are
elected by their classes as representing stu-
dent sentiment. From the Council two com,-
mittees are chosen, the Student-Faculty
Committee and the Highland Echo Commit-
A Social Committee is chosen by the pres-
ident of the Student Council in coop8ration
with the presidents of the upper classes. A
Pep Committee of two Student Council rep-
i-esentatives and five other college students
is also selected each year by the Student
NATIONAL. HONORARY FRATERNITIES
Pi Kappa Delta
Maryville has the distinction of having
the Tennessee Alpha Chapter of the national
honorary forensic fraternity. Pi Kappa
Delta. Maryville participates in the Pi
Kappa Delta National and Provincial Con-
ventions, and in other tournaments. In the
spring of 1938, members of the debate squad
attended the National Convention at To-
Theta Alpha Phi
Talented dramatic students may, upon
meeting certain requirements for member-
sliip, be initiated into tlie Tennessee Delta
Chapter of the national honorary dramatic
fraternity Theta Alpha Phi, located at
Sig-ma Delta Psi
The Maryville chapter of Sigma Delta Psi
was established in 1930. Membership is open
to all men of the college "who maintain sat-
isfactory scholarship and command the re-
spect of their associates as athletes and
gentlemen." Membership Is earned by meet-
ing the requirements of the various athletic
tests in the presence of a responsible com-
mittee. The object of the society is the en-
couragement of the moral, physical, and
mental development and training among col-
Local Honoi-ary Fraternity
Alpha Gamma Sigma was organized in the
spring of 1934, for the purpose of motivat-
ing high scholarship among students. Its
requirements are equal to those of Phi Beta
Kappa. Ten per cent of the graduating
class may be admitted provided the mem-
bers have a grade point ratio of 6.5, or
somewhat more than a "B" average.
There are on the Hill two sets of literary
societies. Each set consists of a society for
boys and one for girls that are known as
brother and sister societies. Theta Epsilon
28 MARYVILLE COLLEGE
and Bainonian are the sister societies, re-
spectively, of Alpha Sigma and Athenian.
All four societies hold regular meetings
every Saturday night. Each has its respec-
tive hall. The meetings held here consist
of short business meetings followed by pro-
grams of varied sorts in which members of
the society are expected to take part when
called upon, in advance, by the program sec-
retaries. Once a semester each set of so-
cieties holds a joint meeting in which boys
and girls co-operate on matters of program,
decorations, and refreshments.
At the beginning of the year the women's
societies sponsor rush weeks to introduce
new girls to the members of each society.
At the end of the two weeks taken by the
rush program new girls are given the op-
portunity to join either of the societies.
Both groups are glad to receive new mem-
bers, and there is a friendly rivalry as to
which one can attract the larger number.
Men make their choices as to society
membership by visiting regular meetings of
There is another form of rivalry among
the societies besides that of membersliip.
Each brother and sister society cooperatively
present a play during the winter known as
their midwinter. A committee of judges
gives a decision as to the relative merits of
the plays, and the societies presenting the
best play are awarded a silver cup. The
societies receiving the cup three years in
succession are the permanent owners of it.
It was won last year by Bainonian and
We sincerely hope that each new student
will find a place truly his in one of the
organizations. Choose the one in which you
feel you will be happiest after you have
carefully considered each. Each society
sends a hearty greeting to every new stu-
Students who show interest and ability in
literary work may be elected to the Writers'
Workshop. The members are elected from
the faculty and the junior and senior
classes. Each member writes and reads
aloud for criticism one paper a semester.
The "M" Club membership is restricted to
those girls who have earned the college
letter by participation in athletic activity
and the keeping of health rules.
The Hi-Trail Club is a hiking club limited
to twelve men. Its activities include hikes
to nearby mountains several timos each sem-
The Nature Club is a particularly inter-
esting one to belong to. Its meetings are
held every other week. Nature talks,
movies, demonstrations, and similar pro-
grams are part of the activities of this
group. Here's a chance to learn to enjoy
nature study for the meetings are open to
all and no dues or knowledge of biology is
needed to become a member.
For the benefit of music lovers who meet
every other week to hear recordings of
symphonic and operatic music. At each
meeting a qualified commentator introduces
the compositions played.
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For students interested in modern lan-
guages, ttiere is opportunity to gain con-
fidence in tlie use of the foreign tongue, and
to have a lot of fun in the French, German,
and Spanish clubs.
Students who are studying with a view to
entering the profession of law maintain this
organization. Their purpose is to familiarize
themselves with the features of their con-
templated life-work, and to develop high
moral standards and ideals in connection
with their profession.
This club was organized for the purpose
of promoting improvement in speech among
its members, having as its program the pres-
entation of speeches and the carrying on of
criticized conversation. Freshmen and
sophomores are eligible for membership.
A club for hiking and other activities
with its membership limited to eight girls.
They are chosen from the outstanding girls
of each class. Various athletic and social
activities are part of the program.
The Triangle Club for New York, New
Jersey, and Pennsylvania people welcome
you along with the Carolina, Florida, and
other State clubs to their social fun.
'M" HANDBOOK 31
The weekly "Highland Echo" is the col-
lege newspaper. Twelve freshman appren-
tices are usually chosen each year by ex-
aniiration of samples of their writing. The
annual "Chilhowean" is another student
Besides the "Y's" there are the Ministerial
Association and the Student Volunteers.'
The ministerial group holds weekly meet-
ings, but its most important activity is that
embodied in four standing committees which
conduct regular preaching and pastoral work
in the county prison, local missions, and the
country churches in the vicinity of Mary-
The Student Volunteer group is composed
not only of those who have pledged them-
selves to the foreign field, but of those who
are interested in this form of Christian work.
Regular meetings of the group are held
Sunday evenings after vespers. Some phase
of missionary work is considered, and fre-
quently missionaries on furlough provide val-
uable and inspiring first hand material.
The Maryville Larger Parish composed
of forty Ministerial and Student Volunteer
members has charge of Sunday School work
in a number of Sunday Schools in three
counties around Maryville. This project is
under the Presbyterian Mission Board.
Since 1877 February Meetings have been
a part of the religious program. A promi-
nent religious speaker conducts daily serv-
ices, the object of which is to deepen the
spiritual life on the campus.
The annual Fred Hope drive is for the
collection of funds for use in the work of
an African mission school of which Mr.
Hope, a former Maryville student, is super-
The five musical organizations at the col-
lege provide an excellent opportunity to de-
velop musical talent. Three of the organ-
izations are choral; two are instrumental.
The most outstanding and selective of
these groups is the College Choir of forty-
four voices. This year, credit will be given
for choir membership and the choir rehear-
sals will be scheduled as a class. However,
an apprenticeship of one year must be served
before credit is given. New robes of blue
and egg-shell gray were given the choir by
the College Maid Shop this year, and were
dedicated on Easter Sunday. The choir
leads the daily chapel singing and takes
part in all public religious services of the
college. Membership is gained by a rigid
The other choral gi'oups are the Women's
Glee Club and the Glee Singers the men's
organization. Together they give an opera
each year and assist in the presentation of
Handel's "Messiah" at Christmas time.
They also give a spring concert, and furnish
a chapel program during commencement
The orchestra is called the Maryville Col-
lege Symphony; it is composed of about
thirty-five members and its repertoire con-
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sists of overtures, symphonies, concertos, and
program numbers. Tlie orchestra will also
meet this year as a scheduled class and on
the same credit rating as the choir.
The Band of about fifty members has
orange and garnet uniforms and is led by
a drum major. Each year a girl from one
of the upper classes is chosen as band
sponsor. The Band functions princi-
pally playing and parading during football
season at the games and pep meetings. The
Band contributes much to the beauty of the
Easter Sunrise Service by its playing before
daybreak on the Campus, and its antiphonal
music during the procession to the amphi-
theatre in the college woods.
A great many people look forward to these
various musical activities throughout the
year; we hope you will do so too, or better
still have a part in their success yourself.
Here is what you have in store for you:
The Band's music through football season.
The choir's performance at vesper and other
religious services, every third Sunday is a
special musical vespers. On December 10,
a two hundred-voice chorus, student soloists,
and orchestra present Handel's "Messiah."
There will be a Glee Club opera in March.
Good Friday and Easter services will be
held, the Easter Sunrise Service in the am-
phitheater. There will be the May Day Fes-
tival, Glee Club Spring Concert, a Spring
Symphony during Music Week in May. Dur-
ing the last week of college on June 4 is
the Glee Club chapel program.
6:00 A.M. Rising Bell.
6:45 A.M. First Breakfast Bell.
6:56 A.M. Second Breakfast Bell.
7:50 A.M. First Chapel Bell.
8:00 A.M. Second Chapel Bell.
8:30 A.M. First Hour Class.
9:25 A.M. Second Hour Class.
10:20 A.M. Third Hour Class.
11:15 A.M. Fourth Hour Class.
12:10 P.M. Fourth Class Dismissal.
12:20 P.M. Lunch.
1:10 P.M. Fifth Hour Class.
2:05 P.M. Sixth Hour Class,
3:00 P.M. Class Dismissal.
5:50 P.M. First Dinner Bell.
6:00 P.M. Dinner.
6:50 P.M. First Study Bell.
7:00 P.M. Second Study Bell.
Extra Sunday bells are scheduled as follows:
6:30 A.M. Rising Bell.
7:15 A.M. First Breakfast Bell.
7:30 A.M. Breakfast Bell.
8:55 A.M. Sunday School Bell.
12:20 P.M. Dinner.
1:10 P.M. Y. W. C. A. Meeting.
4:45 P.M. Y M. C. A. Meeting.
6:00 P.M. Supper.
6:45 P.M. First Vesper Bell.
6:55 P.M. Second Vesper Bell.
'M" HANDBOOK 36
MARYVELLE ATHLETIC POLICY
Maryville stands for the well-rounded, well
developed college life. For many years the
College has realized that one must not only
be developed mentally and morally but also
physically. As a result of this realization
Maryville College holds a high rating among
the schools of the southeastern states in re-
gards to athletics. Her teams rank high in
comparison with colleges of similar size
throughout the country. Besides having
inter-collegiate athletics the Y. M. C. A.
conducts a well-developed, highly organized
system of intra-mural athletics for men. and
under the leadership of Mrs. Verton M.
Queener, coach of women's athletics the
women have, what is known as, the point
system. Both of these programs will be
more fully described later.
Maryville is the largest institution in the
Smoky Mountain Conference which is com-
posed of ten colleges and universities in
East Tennessee and West North Carolina.
Although it is not one of the best known
or largest conferences in the country, few
conferences have such a high reputation for
honest and clean sports activity that the
Smoky Mountain Conference has. Hardly a
year passes by that does not find Maryville
at the top of the conference heap in one
sport or another. Maryville's track team
won state honors by winning this year for
the first time the state track championship.
The baseball team finished in a tie for sec-
ond place with Tusculum. and Coach
Thrower's wrestling team finished a suc-
cessful season by tjang Vanderbilt for the
state wrestling title. The football squad
was hit by a series of injuries, and won four
games while losing five, finishing third in
the conference after defeating their tradi-
tional rival, Carson-Newman, in the final
game of the season. The basketball team,
the smallest in the conference, finished in
third place after losing to the conference
leaders in one of the final games of the
season by a scant two point marg-in.
Maryville does not buy her athletes.
Those who come to Maryville come with the
understanding that places on her athletic
teams are open to physical fitness and aver-
age scholastic ability; nothing else. In addi-
tion it is true that athletic ability alone
does not "make" a student at Maryville.
Well rounded effort in other extra-curricular
activity and in the classroom is just as
The men's athletic program is under the
direction of Head Coach Lombe S. Honaker.
assisted by Coaches Bob Thrower and Ed.
Gillingham. Their reputation is known
throughout the Smoky Mountain Conference
and the Southern states because of the cal-
ibre and fighting spirit of the fine teams that
they produce. Each of these three coaches
is willing and waiting to try to develop
your athletic ability in his particular sport.
For several years Maryville teams have
been on the schedules of much larger col-
leges and universities. Although she seldom
succeeds in defeating these opponests she
gains experience that is invaluable through-
out the remainder of that season and in the
following years. And what is more than
that — the spectators at these games, or
matches, or meets, are always impressed by
the "Scottie" fighting spirit and the clean
and fair playing of Maryville participants.
If you have any ability at all, as you come
to Maryville decide to try out for at least
one of the varsity sports. Perhaps you have
never fully realized your athletic abilities.
Athletes are being developed — and even some
are made — at Maryville each year. And if
you can't, for some reason or the other, try
out for the varsity or intra-mural sports,
give your local support to those who do try
out for them. After all, the Maryville spirit
is what you and the other students make it.
Whether it be on the field or in the stands
show your sportsmanship by being a loyal
On some Friday night very soon after the
opening of the academic year, the flood
lights of Wilson Field will be turned on, the
"boys" will be out there on the field passing
and kicking the ball around, the campus
will be crowded with excited students and
town people, the band will strike up one of
the old pep tunes, inaugurating the begin-
ning of another football season at Maryville
college. But this season will somehow be
different because you will be there. From
the opening kick-off of the first game until
the final whistle of the last game of the
season on Thanksgiving Day, there will be
plenty of action and excitement on Wilson
Coaches Honaker and Thrower begin foot-
ball practice about two weeks before college
starts and with the coming of new men the
squad gradually rounds into shape for the
opening game witli Union College at Mary-
ville. About forty men enter into competi-
tion each year for varsity positions. The
eleven positions are all open. If you have
the ambition and the ability, one of them
may be yours before tlie season is over.
Report as soon after you come to school
as possible. Put everything you have
into making the varsity, but don't get dis-
couraged if you fail to make it. The
coaches will still have a personal interest in
you even though you remain a "scrub" for
they will want to develop you for the other
three years of your stay here.
Make up your mind to get out there and
show the coaches and the rest of the squad
what you have. Play squarely and honestly
with them and you will find that they will
do the same with you.
Basketball is one of the sports which
really holds the interest of sports enthu-
siasts throughout the winter months. Last
season Maryville finished out of the running
for the conference title for the third time
in five years. The Scotties were third, Mil-
ligan College winning the championship,
despite the fact that she had been beaten by
the Highlanders once during the season.
This sport comes under the direction of
Coach Lombe S. Honaker, who "really
knows his basketball." During the closing
days of the football season, the captain of
the team conducts the workouts. After
Coach Honaker comes out, the squad is
gradually cut down to about twenty men
and then the real preparation for the pro-
duction of a smooth, well-balanced quintet is
begun in earnest. A long schedule with
various independent and college teams is
then begun which continues on into March
before the season is finally ended.
Five of the six lettermen will return for
the 1940 season, four of them juniors and
one senior. There is always an opening for
a good man, however, so if you are at all
inclined toward basketball, be out there
when the first call is issued.
Starting the season with only three letter-
men, Coach Honaker was able to build up
a ball club that finished in a second place
tie for conference honors. This was the
third time in nineteen years that the High-
landers have not won the conference cham-
pionship. This is a record that Maryville
students are proud of, but there is still an
indication that the team can be improved
over last year's team.
Baseball is a sport for which Maryville
is known not only in the South, but in the
Northern states such as Ohio, Illinois, and
Indiana, as well. Coach Honaker is con-
sidered one of the best baseball coaches in
this section of the country. Some of the
exceptionally good players who have come
under his training have gone up to the big
leagues to make good. Scouts are always
on the watch to see what "Honaker has at
Maryville." If you have any leaning to-
ward baseball, Coach Honaker wants you
for he must have good material for his
championship teams of the future.
Track and Field
Maryville has had many strong track
teams. They have won the conference
championship four out of five times. Last
season the Scots climaxed their most suc-
cessful season by winning the Tennessee
State Chainpionship for the first time. Dur-
ing the season they also had victories over
the University of Tennessee, the University
of Chattanooga, and Lincoln Memorial LTni-
versity. Maryville easily outscored all of her
opponents to win the Smoky Mountain Con-
ference n"ieet held at Johnson City each year.
One of the key reasons for the Highlanders
exceptional track teains is the coaching of
Bob Thrower. Coach Bob's record for the
shot put, established when he was a student
in college, has not been broken and it is the
oldest of the existing college records held by
Track practice begins about the middle of
March and it continues until about the first
or second week in May. Among the six or
more meets, is the state track and field meet
and the Smoky Mountain Conference meet.
You may show your ability in any one or
more of the track and field events. Take a
look at those college records, which are
listed on a later page, and then drive at
some of them! Perhaps you feel that you
can already beat some of them. If so re-
port for the track team for Coach Bob will
be able to use you.
MINOR VARSITY SPORTS
Mai-yville regained her position as title
holder of Tennessee intercollegiate wrestling
last season by tying with Vanderbilt Uni-
versity for championship honors, each team
losing to the other once. Although they
started the season with many inexperienced
men, the Scots won five out of seven
matches; defeating Tennessee twice, Van-
derbilt once, and the Knoxville "Y" once.
Each year Coach Thrower takes untrained,
inexperienced men and develops them into
first class wrestlers. You are certain to fit
into one of the eight weight class divisions.
Come out and help Maryvllle win another
Maryville is rapidly developing, under the
leadership of Coach Ed Gillingham, a strong
swimming team. Every year meets are held
with such teams as Auburn, Kentucky, Ten-
nessee, and Emory. Other meets are sched-
uled with conference and non-conference op-
ponents. Although the past season wasn't
as perfect as it could have been, the team
usually gets better year by year.
Here is another sport that is rapidly de-
veloping at Maryville. Throughout the
spring several matches are held each week.
Trips are taken all through Tennessee and
the surrounding states. Although Coach
Gillingham was faced with the problem of
replacing every man on the team, the High-
landers finished in second place in the con-
42 MARYVILLE COLLEGE
ference. During the past season meets were
held with many schools larger than Mary-
ville including the University of Tennessee,
Birmingham-Southern, and Emory Univer-
sity. Even though most of the lettermen
are returning next year, there are still
places on the team for good players. The
college has nine courts, and these are us-
ually filled in the early fall and spring
months so if you want to do anything with
tennis, report early for practice.
Because this sport comes in the fall during
football season, it is not under the official
guidance of any one of the coaches but one
of the runners is usually captain and coach.
Interest in cross-country is gradually in-
creasing because of the inter-collegiate com-
petition and the college cross-country
championship. Previous seasons have been
featured by victories over University of Ten-
nessee and Lincoln Memorial University.
The cross-country college championship is
held each year between the halves of one
of the football games. The run is three miles
long and the Y. M. C. A. presents the win-
ner each year with a cup.
Improvements have been made in the
intra-mural sports program. This program
is sponsored by the Y. M C. A and includes
everything from checkers to football. Some
of the other sports included are: tennis,
billiards, ping-pong, basketball, swimming,
track, baseball, etc. Several of these are
conducted not as interclass sports but as
This type of athletic competition ia rapidly
assuming a more important place in the
athletic program of the college. Here lies
the chance for you who feel that you do
not have the time or the ability to go out
for the varsity. There is no fear of varsity
competition for all members of the squads
are ruled out of the sports.
Support your class by entering into inter-
class competition! And it won't be your
class that will derive the most benefit from
this participation for it will help to develop
you physically, if you go at it in the right
way, and you will have a better fellowship
with the other members of your class.
LETTERS AND MONOGRAMS
Football: Garnet sweater bearing orange
letter "M" 7 1^ inches by 7% inches.
Basketball: Garnet sweater bearing orange
letter "M" 6 inches by 6 inches.
Baseball: Garnet sweater bearing orange
letter "M" 6 inches by 6 inches.
Track: Garnet sweater bearing a 6-inch
Wrestling: Letter "M", 5 inches by 5
Tennis: Letter "M", 5 inches by 5 inches.
Swimming: Letter "M", 5 inches by 5
The letter for women's athletics is more
decorative in form and the monogram con-
sists of the letters "M" and "C" super-
imposed upon each other.
THE WEARING OF MARYVILLE LETTERS
Maryville letters and sweaters are to be
worn only by those who have won them in
one of the sports. Those winning letters
win be so designated by the coaches. Stu-
dents and faculty alike expect adherence to
this rule. Out of due loyalty to the college
you should wear its letter only if you have
Any letter or monogram from any other
school, whether it be high school or college,
may not be worn while you are at Mary-
ville. This rule has been violated several
times. Maryville has no way of enforcing
such a rule except by the will of the stu-
dents. We hope your school spirit and loy-
alty will not allow you to break such a rule.
So leave all other letters and monograms at
home and come to Maryville with the idea
of having an orange "M" on your sweater in
the near future.
Point System of Athletic Awards
Since the intercollegiate contests have
been dispensed with, the point system has
been adopted. Women are given an oppor-
tunity to participate in every sport, and a
chance to win the monogram, the small let-
ter, or the large letter and sweater. By
qualifying for basketball, soccer, indoor
baseball, and speed ball teams a girl may
win 30 points for each team. Additional
points are awarded for sportsmanship, mem-
bership on a squad, captain or manager of a
team, and perfect attendance. In swimming,
track, tennis, hiking, and aerial dart tour-
naments, 50 points each may be won. High
scholarship adds a certain per cent to the
total of points won. The observance of
health rules may total 25 points for each
semester. In these activities sportsmanship
is stressed as well as skill.
Honors are awarded as follows: 300 points,
Maryville Monogram (MC) ; 400 points.
Maryville "M" ; 500 points, Maryville "M"
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*M" HANDBOOK 47
The Alma Mater
Where Chilhowee's lofty mountains
Pierce the southern blue,
Proudly stands our Alma Mater,
Noble, grand, and true.
As thy hilltop crowned with cedars.
Ever green appears;
So thy memory fresh shall linger
Through life's smiles and tears.
Lift the chorus, wake the echoes.
Make the welkin ring!
Hail the queen of all the highland!
Loud her praises sing.
Chorus after each stanza:
Orange, garnet, float forever.
Ensign of our hill!
Hail to thee, our Alma Mater!
Hail to Maryville,
Note. — An erect standing position and an
uncovered head are prerequisite to a re-
spectful attitude toward the Alma Mater at
a time when it is being played or sung.
Dear Old Maryville
Near Chilhowee's mountain blue, Stands our
Alma Mater true,
Dear old Maryville, to thee we lift our
'Neath thy cedar grove so fair. We shall
breathe the mountain air.
While with merry hearts the chorus we
As the morning sunbeam's light Greets thee
o'er Chilhowee's height.
So our tribune, We as freely to thee bring.
Youth's true homage full and free. We thus
gladly render thee,
Dear old Maryville. thy praise we freely
To thee, guardian of our youth, Faithful
guide to light and truth.
We, thy children, bring our songs of
And when we shall leave thy hill, We shall
ne'er forget thee still.
Dear old Maryville, the scene of happy
Chorus after each stanza:
Sing we a song of our dear college home.
Fondly we love thee still.
And wherever we may be. Fond mem'ry
turns to thee.
Our Alma Mater, dear old Maryville.
The Old Pep Song
We've got the rep, rep, rep, of old Maryville!
We've got the pep, pep, pep, of old College
We've got the strength to knock 'em stiff
And never know the diff.
For we're from Maryville of Tennessee.
The New Pep Song
Here we go! Here we go!
Down the field to crush the foe.
As the Scotties go marching along.
Men of might! Men of fight!
Orange, garnet, waving bright
While we make the Hill merry with song
Then it's hi, hi, hi.
We'll win this game or die.
Highlanders! Fight to the end.
And we won't be done
Until the victory's won
For the pride of our hearts — Maryville!
Our strong band can ne'er be broken,
Sing her praises high;
Far surpasses wealth unspoken
Sealed by friendship's tie.
Deep graven on each heart;
We'll remain unwavering true
When we from college part,
Always to our Theta we will sing a song of
In our hearts we'll learn to love her through
our college days;
Theta! Theta! Loyal to you we'll ever be;
Theta! Theta! Happy sisters we —
Your memory lingers through the years
Through all life's smiles and tears;
Theta! Theta! True we'll ever be.
The Howee — How
Maryville, Maryville, Tennessee!
Rah, rah, rah!
Maryville, Maryville, Tennessee!
Rah, rah, rah!
The Old Fight Yell
Fight! Fight! Fight!
Fight! Fight! Fight!
Fight! Fight! Fight!
The M-a-r-y — ville
M-a-r-y — ville!
M-a-r-y — ville!
M-a-r-y — ville!
Maryville! Maryville! Maryvi
Orange and Garnet
Highlanders or Scottiee
Join the Crowd and Refresh
Yourself at the
ICE CREAM CANDIES
FRUIT SOFT DRINKS
Tke Y. M. C. A. Store
First Floor Bartlett Hall
STANLEY L. BIRD, Mgr.
"M" HANDBOOK 63
DOROTHY JEAN ESLINGER
The Wetb Studio
E. L. WEBB, Prop.
Photos of Permancy and
Kodak Finishing a Specialty
"The Best Is the Cheapest — Always'
Come with Your Friends to
"Where all the Regular Fellows
'M" HANDBOOK 55
"Y ' STORES
WE SEE THAT CANDY SOLD
IN THE "Y" STORES IS FRESH
Sam Toole Candy Co.
PURE JERSEY MILK
Sold at "Y" Stores
State Accredited Herd
J. M. Nicely Grocery
Get Your Knick-Knacks at
Just 200 yards from the West
Gates of Campus
"Non Ministrari, Sed Ministrare"
The Ministerial Association
Meets Mondays 6:45 P.M.
New Maryvillians, we welcome you!
Our reason for being is constructive,
recreational group activity among
congenial girls. If you like us, join
us; and fellows, Athenians are our
Flowers For All Occasions
On the Hill or Back Home
133 E. Broadway Phone 313
Si Deus nobiscum, quis contra nos.
It is in this spirit that Theta Epsilon
welcomes you to our campus. Theta
extends to you an invitation to be-
come an active member.
Home Made Pies
''Meet the Boys''
W. E. RENFRO, Manager
Old in Ideals
New in Ideas
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EYE, EAR, NOSE, THROAT
Opposite Court House
M. M. ELDER
Cash and Carry Store
GROCERIES AND MEATS
NU WAY CLEANERS
Cleaning and Pressing
"There's an Agent in Your Dortn"
221 College St. Phone 9169
L. C. OLIN, M.D.
309 Court Street
Tel.: Residence, 84; Office, 746
AND MENTION THE
It is Their Cooperation by Adver-
tising that Makes This Book Pos-
STANLEY L. BIRD, Bus. Mgr.
One Hundred and Twenty-first Tear
Begins September 12, 1939
Maryville Collegre is one of the ikn-
I>ortant church-related institutions of
America, and seeks to be true to the
noblest traditions of the association
of education and religion. Its Direc-
tors are elected by the Synod of Ten-
nessee of the Presbyterian Church in
the U. S. A.
It is a Christian liberal-arts col-
lege with the purpose of providing: a
general cultural education. It is not
a professional or pre-professional
school, although its courses form
sound foundational preparation for
Its fees are deliberately kept at a
low level for the benefit of those
who mig:ht not be able to attend
otherwise. This makes earnest co-
operation on the part of all an es-
It desires to select its students on
the basis of preparation, earnestness,
capacity, character, and co-opera-