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" i$S A f n - ' 1 ■ : v- ; ■• - ... - ■ ' • ' ■ ■ ' ' . i . .. | . ' - ., : v i - ' ■ i i - ■ 1, . - • , ■ ■■ 1 Milligan College Library LD3311.A47MS627 1947 c.2 MA Milligan College Buffalo. 3 1881 0001 1708 1 C30o b c K 0 Milligan College Library Milligan College, Tennessee Milligan College Library LD3311.A47M5627 1947 C.2 MA Milligan College Buffalo. 3 1881 000 708 1 G300 MlHigan College Library Milligan College, Tennessee HGRG IT IS! Milligan College Library Mllligan College, Tennessee THE NINETEEN FORTY-SEVEN BDfffllO PUBLISHED ANNUALLY BY THE STUDENTS OF MILLIGAN COLLEGE MILLIGAN-TENNESSEE D € D I C A T I O 3?a7 -s Prof. A. F. Cochrane With affection and respect we dedicate this issue of the Buffalo to Profes- sor A. F. Cochrane. Through the years his name has ever been associated with the highest of Milligan ideals and activities until he has become a living tradition. De- votion to his work, interest in the individual, and his unquestioned sincerity have marked his years at the college. Many of us will remember him as the " Daddy " at Pardee Hall. He was, for years, football coach, M Club sponsor, benevolent supervisor of the Power House, leader of Wednesday prayer meetings at Pardee Hall, teacher of the girls ' Sunday School Class and has been for more than a quarter of a century, head of the Biology Department. l DOO Contents ADmimsTRATion FACULTY CLASSCS FGATURGS ACTIVITIES ATHLGTICS Some go to class Watching the world go by C 2 H, OH Chow Hounds At the " Union " Crook trees a possum in m e m o r i n m Adam B. Crouch The life of Adam B. Crouch, prominent business man of Johnson City, Tennessee, was characterized by three great loves — for his family, for the church and for Milligan College. Each in its place merited his deep concern and genuine affection, and to each he gave his guidance, counsel, and loyal service. For more than twenty years he served as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the College, courageously facing the difficult days of the depres- sion, steadfastly holding to the cherished dreams of the Christian college so undergirded and so prepared for the future that a constant flow of Christian leadership would be assured. As a fitting tribute to the faithful leadership which he gave to Milligan College, his family and friends have joined together in the establishing of the Adam B. Crouch Memorial Fund, the income of which will be used in training young men in the ministry of the Churches of Christ. May the spirit of his life continue through that leadership which shall here be trained. Message from the President I welcome this opportunity to bring greetings from the Administration to the friends of Milligan College through pages of the " Buffalo. " The producing of a college annual requires an enormous amount of energy and time and talent. The members of the Buffalo staff have worked untiringly to bring to you a cross sec- tion of college life in 1946-47. This book is filled with pictures and accounts of the various activities of this college year whieh will bring back many precious memories to the students and faculty of Milligan College. Above all, we want you to see a program of Christian Education at work on this campus, for it is, indeed, " The Hope of the World. " Some students have come to the college to be prepared for full-time Christian service as ministers, mis- sionaries, pastor ' s helpers or young people ' s workers. Others have come to be prepared as doctors, teachers, businessmen, coaches, lawyers and in the field of music and fine arts. All have the sacred privilege of being trained in an atmosphere that is distinctly Christian and taught by men and women who are followers of the Lord Jesus Christ. " Character Building, First of All " is the real goal of the total educational process of Milligan College. To that end, pray that we may be guided to accom- plish His will in this field of Christian Education. Sin cerely, STEVE LACEY, Vice-Pres. TH€ flDflliniSTRATIOIl DEAN IVOR JONES DEAN STAR WOOD The FACULTY Charles E. Akard, B. S. Chemistry Anastasius Thomas Boyadjis, A. M. Social Science, French Eula Lee Boyadjis Social Science Raymond H. Brown, M. S. Head Coach Physical Education and Health Mary Elizabeth Brown, R. N. College Nurse James Albert Burns, Th. D. Religion Louise Carico Secretary to Dean of Men Asa Frazier Cochrane, A. M. Biology find STAFF Frances E. Conover, M. S. Dietitian and Home Economics John L. Curtis, Th. M. English Glenn Dale Accounting Joseph Henry Dampier, Ed M. Religion William Halcot Ford, M. A. Business Administration Berta Francis Head of Residence, Cheek Hall E. Penelope Hill Assistant Bookkeeper Ivor Jones, A. M. Dean of Women History Ruby K. Jordon Bookkeeper Elmer C. Lewis, M. A. Public Relations Director Religion Edward G. Lodter, A. M. French, Spanish, German J. Goff Long, A. M. Treasurer and Business Maanger Jennie Lorenz, Ph. D. Speech and English Floyd G. Marsh, A. M. Psychology Constance Mynat.t B. S. Physical Education and Health Helen Tranum Nave, A. M. Secretarial Science Guy Oakes, M. S. Education Mrs. John S. Parrott Manager of Student Union Fred William Smith, B. D. Religion Richard Luther Shepherd Supt. of Buildings and Grounds Sidney Rice, M. A. Physical Education and Health Gretchen B. Smith, B. L. S. Librarian Grace Stollar Social Director Head of Residence, Hardin Hall Hugh M. Thompson, Ph. D. Chemistry and Physics X ,, ■. , s : 3Hk. , fa ' .. Gordon Warner, B. S. Georgette Warner, B. of Music Star Wood, A. M. frstory and Music Professor of Music Dean of Men Director of Admissions English S. J. Hyder, A. M. Mathematics L ampUd J5c IDU5 cene S E IN I O R S SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS President Donald Crittendon Pearce Vice-President Edward C. Birely Secretary Martha L. Lecka seniO R JOHN WILLIAM ABBOTT Johnson City, Tennessee B. S. Business Administration MARGARET ANNE ADAMS Cedar Hill, Tennessee A. B. English EDWARD C. BIRELEY Johnson City, Tennessee B. S. Chemistry CLASS seniOR EDWIN McNIDER BOWMAN Elizabethton, Tennessee A. B. English JAMES ARTHUR BROOKS, JR. Gate City, Virginia A. B. Business Administration FRANCIS E. BRUMIT Elizabethton, Tennessee A. B. Business Administration -. . ■ . j CLASS JOSEPH STUTZMAN FAIR Alexandria, Virginia A. B. English KENNETH J. FRALEY Fordtown, Tennessee B. S. Chemistry DEAN CLIFTON HOUK Watauga, Tennessee A. B. Religion semoR MARGARET FRANCIS HOUK Fountain City, Tennessee A. B. Religion MARTHA L. LECKA Johnson City, Tennessee B. S. Business Administration FRANK MERRITT Elizabethton. Tennessee A. B. History CLASS THOMAS RILEY MILAM Kingsport, Tennessee B. S. Commerce VESTA ALLEYN NOBLITT Tullahoma, Tennessee A. B. French HARRY RICHMOND PARDUE Coeburn, Virginia B. S. Biology senioR DONALD CRITTENDON PEARCE Charlotte, North Carolina A. B. English HARVEY GARLAND POWELL Louisa, Virginia A. B. Bible WYTHE ROBINSON Wise, Virginia B. S. Commerce . CLASS ROBERT HENRY SHOWALTER Radford, Virginia B. S. Business Administration CONLY KENNETH SHULTS Parrottsville, Tennessee A. B. Business administration FRANK WEINDEL SPRAKER Cripple Creek, Virginia B. S. Biology senioR BURCHELL LOVELL STALLARD Wise, Virginia B. S. Biology JOE DANIEL STARNES Fort Blackmore, Virginia B. S. Physical Education JOE WATSON TRENT Fort Blackmore, Virginia B. S. Chemistry CLASS JUNIORS ■11 ■ " " JUNIOR CLASS OFFICERS John P. Hasty President Duard B. Walker Vice-President Rosemary Ross Secretary juiiior William Edward Allen Elizabethton, Tennessee Blake Atwood Mountain City, Tennessee Walter Bailey Toecane, North Carolina Katherine Virginia Bennett Elizabethton, Tennessee Allene Branham Clintwood, Virginia William Alexander Carico Coeburn, Virginia Wilma Corrina Chappell Johnson City, Tennessee John Curry Dance Elizabethton, Tennessee Paul Sevier Gilmer Lebanon, Virginia Warren Hassel Goff Grundy, Virginia Joseph Louis Hagan Owensboro, Kentucky James N. Harmon Blackwood, Virginia CLASS juiiior John Philbric Hasty Toledo, Ohio Maxie Lyle Hodge Elizabethton, Tennessee Virgil Bruce Johnson Bakersville, North Carolina Carl Shelton Matherly Butler, Tennessee Isabel Portrum Matherly Rogersville, Tennessee Sherman L. McCartt Johnson City, Tennessee Margaret Rebecca McCracken Elizabethton, Tennessee John Clinton Miller Maryville, Tennessee James L. Q. Moore, Jr. Gate City, Virginia James Edgar Penney Cleveland, Tennessee William C. Price Johnson City, Tennessee Horace Arthur Petiit Chehalis, Washington CLASS Margaret Rosemary Ross Marshville, North Carolina William Nathaniel Showalter Radford, Virginia David James Slagle Elizabethton, Tennessee Patric Henry Starnes Ft. Blackmore, Virginia Archer Clifton Stephens Norris, Tennessee Vernon Thomas Midway, Tennessee Clifford Mack Turner Coeburn, Virginia Bonnie Jane VonCanon Butler, Tennessee Duard Belmont Walker Piney Flats, Tennessee H. M. Williams, Jr. Jonesville, Virginia Raymond Henry Williams Hampton, Tennessee » SOPHOMORES SOPHOMORE CLASS OFFICERS President Robert Marshall Elliott Vice-President William Johnson Stanfield Secretary Oraleah May Albert Treasurer William Cephas Combs Program Chairman Eloise Faye Griffith Reporter Thomas Albert Addison, Jr. Thomas Albert Addison, Bris- tol, Virginia; Oraleah May Al- bert, Lemoyne, Pennsylvania; Emma May Allen, Erwin, Tennes- see; Eva Allen, Erwin, Tennes- see; Clara Ellen Austin, Blue- field, West, Va. Nydia Ballister, San Sebastian, Puerto Rico; Wallace Stanley Birchfield, Elizabethton, Tennes- see; Mildred Pearl Boiling, Nor- ton, Virginia; Rudolph Brinkley, Johnson City, Tennessee; Joyce Elizabeth Brown, Chucky, Ten- nessee. Dilly Mozelle Buck, Shell Creek, Tennessee; Edith Kelley Bundy, Cedar Bluff, Virginia; Martha B. Bunton, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Stoke Gray Caldwell, Roanoke, Virginia; William Jack- son Caldwell, Pulaski, Virginia. Paul Carico, Coeburn, Vir- ginia; Vivian Campbell Carrier, Bristol, Tennessee; Leon Wes- ley Carpenter, Elizabethton, Ten- nessee; Amye A. Chapman, Hil- man, Michigan; Wilma Jean Cole, Elizabethton, Tennessee. John Brown Combs, Jones- ville, Virginia; William Cephas Combs, Jonesville, Virginia; Joe Robert Crane, Erwin, Tennessee; Janie Cross, Fordtown, Tennes- see; John Lafayette Dance, Knox- ville, Tennessee. Randle Vincent Dewes, Mem- phis, Tennessee; Robert Mar- shall Elliott, Flat Rock, Illinois; Betty Lynne Ellis, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Betty Monis Eubank, Oak Ridge, Tennessee; Edna Josephine Evans, Erwin, Ten- soPHomoRe class Howard S. Fair, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Berny Duel Ferrill, Jonesville, Virginia; Harry Owen Fine, Lenoir City, Tennessee; Charles Henry Fitzsimmons, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Helen Fay Freeman, Johrison City, Ten- nessee.. Harry Keener Fry, Pennington Gap, Virginia; Elbert S. Fugate, Jr., Lebanon, Virginia; Joyace Betty Gardner, North Middle- town, Kentucky; Dorothy Gar- vey, Rutledge, Tennessee; Gwen Josephine Green, Johnson City, Tennessee. William Earl Greene, Johnson City, Tennessee; Eloise Faye Griffith, Johnson City, Tennessee; Mary Emily Grindstaff, Butler, Tennessee; Paul Griz, Elkhorn, West Virginia; David Matthew Guinn, Johnson City, Tennessee. Roy Eugene Hampton, Eliza- bethton, Tennessee; Viola Jean Harris, Mayking, Kentucky; John Newton Harmon, Harmon, Vir- ginia; Mary Charles Henson, Copperhill, Tennessee; James Halmer Hodge, Rutledge, Tennes- Grace Lee Hopson, Erwin, Ten- nessee; Bill Humphreys, Jones- ville, Virginia; Mary Kate Isaacs, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Law- rence Willis Jones, Elizabethton, - Tennessee; Verne Eugene Jordon, i Harrison, Arkansas. Nell Ketron, Lebanon, Virginia; Fred Lee Key, Riceville, Tennes- see; Lois Loraine Keyes, Eliza- bethton, Tennessee; Ruby Ellen Keys, Elizabethton, Tennessee; iOPHOmORG CLASS Ethlene Lois Kunath, Keysville, Virginia; Betty Rue Lawrence, Lexington, Kentucky; Charles Homer Laws, Elizabethton, Ten- nessee; Edmund Arras Laws, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Reba Faye Lawson, Cleveland, Ten- nessee. Marion Cleveland Lee, Lang- dale, Alabama; Mary Josephine Love, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Roy Joseph ' Lowry, Memphis, Tennessee; Julia Hendris Lynch, Erwin, Tennessee; Albert Millard Manis, Eidson, Tennessee. Joyce Helen Marsh, Cincinnati, Ohio; Leah Ruth Marsh, Milligan College, Tennessee; Nita Bel- lamy Matson, Johnson City, Ten- nessee; Hilda Brown May, Eliza- bethton, Tenne ' ssee; Dwight Meade, Hansonville, Virginia. James H. Messimer, Bluff City, Tennessee; Andrew Carroll Mont- gomery, Lenoir City, Tennessee; William Harlen Morton, Colson, Kentucky; Norma Jean Nave, Elizabethton, Tennessee; Lois Fraley Neeley, Big Stone Gap, Virginia. Mary Clay Nelms, Johnson City, Tennessee; David Byron Nickels, Wise, Virginia; Vivian Joan Noblin, Phenix, Virginia; Martha Rebecca Noblitt, Tulla- homa, Tennessee; Marjory Ruth Ogle, Sevierville, Tennessee. Virginia Mae Owens, Damas- cus, Virginia; Howard Marvin Patton, Johnson City, Tennessee; Nell Rose Perkins, Clintwood, Virginia; Laura Lois Pettit, Che- halis, Washington; Betty Jean Petrey, Norton, Virginia. SOPHOfllORG CLASS June Frances Porter, St. Paul, Virginia; Cot R. Presnell, Eliza- bethton, Tennessee; Lloyd Billie Pruitt, Norton, ' Virginia; Robert Lyle Rice, Johnson City, Tennes- see; William Donald Richardson, Castlewood, Virginia. Helen Sue Roberson, Elizabeth- ton, Tennessee; Carolyn Belle Roberts, Newport, Tennessee; Kenneth L. Roark, Elizabethton, Tennessee; James Martin Rose, Gate City, Virginia; Carl Shep- herd Jr., Elizabethton, Tennessee. Billy Jack Shoun, Johnson City, Tennessee; Paul Leslie Shurgott, Monongahela, Pennsylvania; Judy Jenilee Skeen, Wise, Vir- ginia; William Johnson Stanfield, Monterey, Tennessee; Margaret Theresa Stone, High Point, North Carolina, Dorothy Mae Stewart, Jones- boro, Tennessee; Betty Lou Strat- ton, Clifton Forge, Virgina; Kermit Tipton, Johnson City, Hennessee; Mary Frances Umberger, Wytheville, Virginia; Charles Warren Vest, Johnson City, Tennessee. Ann Mae VonCannon, Butler, Tennessee; John Wallace Walk- er, Piney Flats, Tennessee; An- drew Sherman Warren, Monte- zuma, North Carolina; Alice Vir- ginia Williams, Greeneville, Ten- nessee; Ben Howard Williams, Elizabethton, Tennessee. Betty Ruth Williams, Johnson City, Tennessee; James Pinkney Wilson, Johnson City, Tennessee; Maurice Lee Wooten, Clincho, Virginia; Joan Sydney Wright, Erwin, Tennessee. S0PH0fI10R€ CLASS : l ' . . i ' W.T A V V « • ». " ' ' ' , . 85«i --I ' . -fc; J I.- FRE SHMEN Forest Eldon King Roland DeWitt McCurry lames Thomas Trollinger Robert Edgar Wilson lames Ray Ward Paul Francis Nourse Mattie Nell Kincheloe Dorla Dean Livingston Ernestine Goodwin Lowe Grace Lillian Lang Kattie Lee King Norma Jean Kitzmiller Katheryn Mildred Parker William Frank Wilson Emine Shaw Suttle Jr. James Donald Rudder Glenn Curtis Sherrod A. Dean Shufflebarger Luther J. Stulce Marceline Mozela Riddle Frances Elizabeth Slemp Miriam Rodriguez Kyle Newton Ripley Bernie Preston Storey FRESHMAN CLASS OFFICERS Luther Jefferson Stulce President Marceline M. Riddle -.Treasurer Joseph L. Wright Vice-President Nannette Thomas Tipton Secretary Daniel Charles Crowe Waller Bailey Bryan Washington Amos Charles George Anderson James Richard Allen Mildred Elizabeth Ball Doris Emerita Arana Martha Ellen Bailey Mary Ruth Banner Mrs. Walter Bailey Rebecca Ann Alford James Hoyt Aldridge Eldridge Decadur Akard Grover Cleveland Dill Lawrence Carroll Jesse Elsmer Glenn Isaacs Robert Lowell Jordon James Herman Jenkins Jack Ritchie Musick James Ernest Powers Letcher A. Hill Jack Lindy Mottern Ora Wilbert Johnson Nat Edens Hyder Raymond Lawrence Jones C. M. Newton, Jr. Billy Sexton Hyder James Schuyler Walker Jr. Harold Pope Rowena Sue Price Florance Marie Walters Alice Walters Johnnie Chloe Walker James Basil Ramsey Roy Willis Pope Rupert Rowland Powell John Byrd Webb Ralph Clifford Reagan Philetus Vandeventer Joseph Alfred Wallace fLlliiUiMIMijLMIIMIiMia r B. ft ftf X¥w : FResHnmn class Norma Jean Gray Mary Anne Grafton Ivan Jean Goodson Dorothy Lucile Gurley Elizabeth Josephine Grubbs Harry Dexter Goodwin Arville Douglas Garland David Harold Greene D. L. Garland Sidney Hugh Gouge George Fred McClain Mary Jeanette Morrell Frank Wallace Motley Pauline Mullins Robert Henry Peters David L. Beck Wade Roscoe Morris John Bernard Keffer Harold Lingerfelt Marshall Tony Nave George Gilmer Mullins James Edward Lewis Delbert Wesley Loudermilk Jackson Runyan Whisnant Robert Nathaniel Love Ralph Lincoln McClurd Gladys Irene Holder Reba Helen Matson Peggy Juanita Medsker Edward Earl Lyon Robert William McConnell George Alan Miller Hattie Anne Wiseman Joseph Addison Meredith Carl Vernon Malcolm Jr. FRGSHMflll CLASS Mary Frances Elliott Beverly Jean Moore Charles Wolfe Rondal Brooks Cole Margaret Hedy Waechter Jack Ralph Wilson Clara Ward Wray Francis Gary Powers Robert E. Tittle Chester J. Williams Robert Reed Hershberger Harry Eugene Hartsock Verna Lee Henry Frances Gertrude Henson Nancy Lou Hawkins Charlotte Nilene Hart George Burton Hines Kermit Brown Hall George Eugene Handley Thomas Witten Hagy Wayland Boyce Hiers Glenn Homer Hagy lack Donald Hartsock Lucian M. Fouts Betty Jo Clemens Fred Woodward Wallenfelse Emma Ruth Riggs James David Rose Janet Isabel Catlett Jean Allen Ottinger Richard Eugene Poe Frank Adam Gabriele Leonard Pierce Edwards Joseph Benett Crockett Raymond Lawrence Jones Henry Clay Evans Patrick Haggins Edwards Carl Henry Edwards ffftfffii ffwniMHMitmrTTffff FRGSHMflll CLASS William Nathaniel Taylor Clifford Eugene Wells Peggy Ruth Welsh Richard Fred Tucker Hattie Anne Wiseman Gladys Irene Holder Kenneth Eugene Wilkinson Margaret Hedy Waechter Dominic Caruso Joe Amos Cessna Gerena Mae Christian Miller James Pockett Carolyn Mae Perkins Stuart Kesner Widner George Washington Powers Ernest Y. Oaks Charlott Ella Newton Mary Elsie Potter Billy Fred Robinson Louis Wood Rice, Jr. Bobby Frank Robinson Coy Argil Phipps Kenneth Richard Wallace Bill Lee Smith George Alan Miller Dewey David Buchanan Jr. Larry Carleton Michell, Jr. Millard Allen Fitzsimmons Hoyt Collins Dees Romel Toney Emiren. Philetus Vandeventer Rondal Brooks Cole Jean Eloise McQueen Yvonne Douglas Lowrie Horace Arnold Broome Douglas Frank Crocket FRGSHMAI1 CLASS Roby Harold Eastridge Harry Norman Smith Betty Jo Ogle Patricia Ann Burdick Jewell Deane Cooler Letha Eloise Bain Iris Jewel DePew Allen Holmes Manier Edward Ellsworth Elswick Albert Gray Trivette Jay Tipton Harry Donald Miller Joseph Farry Joseph Edward Fiser William Jennings Fortune Robert Henry Peters Thelma Ruth O ' Neill Dot Allen Cole Elizabeth Anne Collins Asa Grant Bunton Ralph Monroe Derting Nelson Gray Raymond McDonald Burnett Claude Coolidge Calloway Roger Myron Clites Edward Grant Barnes Mainard Glenn Campbell George Frederick Dugger Rosco Craig Bayless Paul Richard Bauer James Edward Bentley James Howard Bowers Bill Hugh Brady Lois Inez Bowen Jean Etta Barnes Emma Jean Bingham Mrs. Mary Douglas Fine Betty Lou Beeler Patsy Ruth Brinkley FR€SHMAI1 CLASS FEATURES L ampus ( Seauities BETTY RUTH WILLIAMS JOAN KICKLIGHTER ANNA VonCANON " Queen of the Burley Bowl " MARY JO LOVE JEAN HARRIS (a ueen Jf Jkt ' u,een yf- JHe rC au MARTHA LECKA J ina Jt -Jki te iviai JOE STARNES JT 1 ifflF ' ra James E. Penney POPULAR BOY Roy " Zeke " Lowry Claude Holsclaw PERSONALITIES ATHLETIC Edith Bundy POPULAR GIRL Betty Lou Stratton Gwen Green Bob Elliott VERSATILE Nannette Tipton BEAUTIFUL GIRL MOST HANDSOME BOY Jean Cole Bill Fortune Joe Fair MOST STUDIOUS Martha Lecka SIIAPSHOT come st winneRS First Prize Edith Bundy Second Prize Clara Ward Wray Third Prize Jean Harris € ft- The v ' " I V fie StamP ede s in " " e ' ittimn " - " O.b a 9- " ° C " ' ; •- ' ; £b S T; ,w - S " " n « " " S«» -« W » ■ " ■• " " " u • ' - ' S - " M " - • . ' ■ ■■■ sr p T J ,„„■ ' » • ' ■- ' - %i : Stampede giving Proyer ' . »J thlT ' iHIH " " " ■ »- " «... i " Lom rnt „ 0 ' ' " Ife ' ■■lie " Ari ACTIVITIES w CHRISTIAN SERVICE CLUB President Vice-President James Messimer John Hasty Secretary-Treasurer „_Martha Bunton Sponsor Elmer C. Lewis 1 I k ; : President t V% il y Vice-President . CHRISTIAN ENDEAVOR Bob Elliott Secretary-Treasurer Grace Lang .. Paul Bauer Sponsor Elmer C. Lewis CHOIR Sponsor E. Gordon Warner Pianist Mrs. E. Gordan Warner MALE QUARTETTE Eldon King Harvey Powell Luther J. Stulce Leroy Wright Pianist Nannette Tipon MILLIGAN COLLEGE PLAYERS President . Anne Adams Secretary Billie Pruitt Vice-President Vesta Noblitt Treasurer ._. Julia Lynch Sponsor ._. Dr. Jennie Lorenz ALPHA PSI OMEGA President James Messimer Secretary Anne Adams RECREATION COMMITTEE President Cliff Stevens Vice-President— Betty Ruth Williams Secretary-Treasurer __ .. Ellen Austin Sponsor Sidney Rice Betty Jo Grubbs Betty Rue Lawrence Nancy Hawkins LIBRARY STAFF Librarian — Gretchen B. Smith Grace Hopson Peggy Welch Joan Kicklighter PRE-MED President John Hasty Secretary Hilda May Vice-President Eloise Griffith Treasurer James E. Penney Sponsor " . A. F. Cochran MOVIE OPERATORS Don Pearce Leslie Shurgot Clifford " Jake " Turner Guy Oaks » ftl I President Vice-President M " CLUB John Abbott Secretary Vivian Carrier Joe Starnes Sponsor Coach Ray Brown BUFFALO CLUB President Anna VonCanon Secretary Vice-President Anne Adams Treasurer Sponsor Constance Mynatt .. Martha Bunton Emily Grindstaff HOME ECONOMICS CLUB President Mary Jo Love Secretary Eva Allen Vice-President Dorothy Garvey Treasu rer Anna VonCanon Sponsor .- " Frances Conover DIETITIAN AND STAFF Dietitian Frances Conover Bruce Johnson Mrs. Gracie Ford Sonny Fugate Mrs. Martha Boo the Mrs. Anna Chapman Miss Myrtle Roberts BUSINESS CLUB President Vice-President James A. Brooks ... Kenneth Shults Sponsor Secretary Martha Lecka Treasurer Tom Milam W. H. Ford STUDENT UNION MRS. J. H. PARROTT Manager PRINT SHOP School Printer Elmer C. Lewis James Powers Leslie Shurgot STAMPEDE STAFF Editor— James Powers Society— Vesta Noblitt Assistant Editor— Dave Rose Reporters— Eva Allen, Dottie Gurley, News— John Hasty, Don Pearce Henry Evans, Billit Pruitt Features— Anne Adams Photographers— Jack Fortune J % :S ' % TOM MILAM Business Manager JAMES A. BROOKS Editor THE BUFFALO STAFF Assistant Editor — Ed Bireley Junoir Editor — Joe Hagan Features Editor — Don Pearce, Martha Lecka Photography Editor — Vesta Noblitt Sports Editors — Kenneth Shults, Clifford " Jake " Turner Stenographer — Anne Adams : ATHLETICS THG COflCHIHG STAFF Milligan ' s gridiron mentor finished his second year here as coach of the stampeding " Buffaloes. " This year Coach Brown guided the Buffs to a successful finish in the toughest football season in years. Coach Brown is a quiet, soft-spoken man off the ath- letic field, but when he is putting his men through the grind he is a different man. Milligan College is indebted to Coach Brown for his ideals and influence on and off the athletic field. Noted for his mathematical accuracy in scouting Mil- ligan ' s opponents, Dean Wood has been largely respon- sible for the success of the fooball team. He masters his tasks with skill and confidence. We attribute praise to Dean Wood for the splendid job he has done in developing Milligan ' s powerful football team. To Assistant Coach Sid Rice we offer our praise and thanks for the fine work he has done during the past football season. Coach Rice has the ability to mingle " with football players, work with them with the idea of getting something done, and still keep the feeling of cooperation between himself and the boys out for practice. To Coach Rice goes credit for the splendid men ' s intramural program. COACH RAY BROWN LINE COACH STAR WOOD ASSISTANT COACH SID RICE ■ :■- . ■ -■. BUFFALOGS Oil TH€ GRIDIROH November 16 brought to a close an exceptionally successful season for Coach Ray Brown and his fighting Buffaloes. The season was capped by the Milligan Buffaloes tucking the Smoky Mountain Conference champion- ship under their belts for the second consecutive year; thereby being invited to the annual Burley Bowl game in Johnson City. September 21, the Buffaloes opened the season with a 20 to win over Emory and Henry. Emory and Henry had a scrapping outfit, but could not cope with its heavier opponents. The Buffaloes gained ground with ease. Holsclaw, Goddard and Miller led the offensive parade, while Harmon, Spraker and Stallard were outstanding on the defense for the Buffaloes. September 28, playing before a home crowd at Johnson City, the Milligan College Buffaloes met defeat at the hands of High Point College. The Buffaloes got off to a bad start and could not overcome the much heavier and stronger reserve forces of High Point. The final scole was 19 to 6. October 3, the next game on the schedule saw the Buffaloes traveling to Murfreecboro to tangle with Middle Tennessee State. On numerous occasions the Buffaloes threatened but the State squad was able to hold off the ag- gressive Milligan team. The score ended to 0. The game started the Buffaloes on the road to an injured and crippled season of football. October 12, before a Homecoming crowd at Elizabeth ton, the Buffaloes met the Tusculum College Pioneers. A cold and muddy field slowed both teams down, but the Buffaloes came out on top, 12 to 0. Short, consistent runs by Carrier, Goddard and Holsclaw kept the Buffaloes on the offense the major part of the game. Fine, Harmon and Caldwell were outstanding in stopping the Tusculum backs. October 18, the student body followed the football squad to Cullowhee, N. C, where the Buffaloes played West- ern Carolina Teachers. Both teams threatened numrous times, but Milligan eked out a 6 to victory. Rose and Goddard spelled bad luck for the Teachers, while Stallard, Harmon and Caldwell were effective in stopping the Teachers when needed. First row: Broom, Carrier, Hill, Tucker, Atwood, Wells, Holsclaw, Allen, Fiser, Dugger, Bowers. Second row: Dance, Pope, Garland, Caldwell, Key, Harmon, Pardue, Walker, Bentley, Stevens, Wright, Farry, Richardson. Third row: Morris, Mullins, Fortune, Lowery, Showalter. Stallard, Spraker, Fine, Elliott. Harmon, Starnes, Miller, God- dard, Pansock, Rose. f; William Allen, End Blake Atwood, Back James Bentley, Guard James Bowers, Back Horace Broome, Guard Jack Caldwell, Center Vivian Carrier, Back John Dance, Center George Dugger, Back Bob Elliot, End CAPT JIM HARMON Guard II m% L CO-CAPT FRANK SPRAKER Tackle Joe Farcy, Guard Harry Fine, Tackle William Fortune, End Joe Fiser, Guard D. L. Garland, Guard Lynn Goddard, Back John Harmon, Tackle Claude Holsclaw, Back Letcher Hill, Center Fred Key, End Roy Lowry, End John Miler, Back Wade Morris, Back George Mullins, End John Pansock, End Harry Pardue, Back Roy Pope, Back Donald Richardson, Back James Rose, Back William Showalter, Back Burchell Stallard, Guard Joe Starnes, Tackle Billy Stevens, Back Fred Tucker, Back Duard Walker, Back Eugene Wells, End Joseph Wright, Tackle Pat Edwards, Trainer William Stanfield- Manager The BURLGY BOWL October 16, playing at Greensboro, N. C, against a powerful Guilford eleven, the Milligan College Buffaloes met their second and last defeat in the regular season. The highly favored Guilford team opened with the most devastating running attack the Buffaloes had faced. Milligan lost 19 to 6, but he Buffs were the first team to cross the opponents ' goal line this season. November 22, the traditional Milligan-Carson- Newman game was played at Kingsport. The Buffa- loes got off to a slow start but continually improved and the final score was 20 to 7 with Milligan on the long end. Showalter and Walker were consistently hitting the Baptist line and Holsclaw ' s passes were hitting the receivers. In the line, Elliott, Harmon, Caldwell and Spraker played a bang-up game. November 8, Coach Brown ' s gridsters squeezed out an unimpressive 12 to 7 win over the less pow- erful Tennessee Wesleyan Junior College. With 20 seconds to play, Holsclaw hit Goddard with the winning pass. Goddard was constantly bowling over the Wesleyan tacklers but was unable to cross the goal line. The power in the Buff line could not be stopped. November 16, for the first time since the begin- ning of the season the Buffaloes were at their full strength. The Milligan College Herd upset a highly favored Appalachian State Teachers football team 6 to 0. Holsclaw ' s pass to Stevens in the second period was sufficient to win. Pardue played his best ball game of the season. Stallard intercepted a pass to set up the touchdown play. Spraker, Starnes and Stallard led in bottling the visitors ' offense. November 28, the Milligan College Buffaloes ended the toughest schedule in years and proved them- selves to be the best college football team in this area by completing the season with six wins, two losses and one tie. This was convincing enough for them to receive and accept an invitation to play in the Burley Bowl classic Thanksgiving Day in Johnson City.. The Buffaloes met a Southeastern Louisiana College team that was rated six touch- downs over Milligan. The hard-driving Buffaloes, being at their best, almost upset the superior South- eastern Louisiana team. The game was highlighted by Goddard ' s 65-yard runback of a punt and in the fourth period Duard Walker streaked 80 yards on a pass interception. Stallard, Spraker and Pardue turned in their best games of their college careers. Although losing, little Milligan College amazed Louisiana College to a score of 21 to 13. HIGHLIGHTS OF BURLEY BOWL GAME Miller around end for five yards . . . Miller returns the Lions ' punt . . . Goddard picks up interference . . . Holsclaw tries for the point . . . BUFFALOES Oil THG HRRDUJOOD The ' 47 edition of the basketball squad is a typical hard-fighting Milligan basketball team. All men play their positions well and wiLh the desire to win at all times. We emphasize this point because it is a typical characteristic of all Milligan athletes. Coach Brown has what is considered one of the best Milligan basketball teams in years and the future for the Buffaloe basketeers is very bright since there are no seniors on the squad and the boys have the initiative and spirit to have even greater cage teams in the future. This year the squad is led by a center, Captain Bob Elliott, a great player under the basket, and his ability to take the rebounds from the opposition has been a decided asset to the Buffaloes. Other players who are well known on the Milligan hardwood are Griz and Warren, two fast-breaking, sharp-shooting forwards and Shepherd and Stephens, a pair of smooth-working, deceptive guards. Walk er, Edwards, Williams, Matherly, and Fine have made good ac- count of themselves and have served notice to the opposition that they are hard to handle. The " B " team has provided many interesting preliminary games and should provide some excellent material for the varsity next year. First row: Walker, Griz, Stephens, Matherly, Warren, Bayless. Second row: Fine, Handley, Edwards, Taylor, Elliott. Third row: Humphreys, Gouge, Shepherd, Williams, McCurry. Harry Fine, Center Carl Gouge, Forward George Handley, Guard Bill Humphreys, Forward Carl Motherly, Guard Roland McCurry, Forward Carl Shepherd, Guard Clifton Stephens, Guard Raymond Williams, Forward Sherman Warren, Forward Duard Walker, Guard William Taylor, Guard Bob Elliot, Center Pat Edwards, Center Paul Gritz, Forward John Harman, Maanger Bill Stanfield, Trainer INTRA- MURAL SPORTS WOMEN ' S INTRAMURAL COMMITTEE WRESTLING BOWLING BOXING WOMEN ' S TENNIS PHYSICAL EDUCATION CLUB WOMEN ' S VOLLEY BALL FOLK DANCING WOMEN ' S BASKETBALL PING PONG SOFTBALL ARCHERY Brumit, Caldwell, Rice. Showalter, Walker. Capt. Brumit and Dr. Thompson. McCart and Vest not pictured. The " Buffalo " goss to press before the spring sport season opens. With five lettermen returning it is anticipated that Milligan will have a stronger tennis team than last year, when they won four matches an dlost five under the leadership of Dr. Hugh Thompson. We are confident that our ' 47 team " will have a successful season. Milligan boasts of having one of the best college baseball teams in this section. The 1946 season was com- pleted with nine wins and one loss and this season the baseball team is expected to be up to par with last year ' s. Two players have been lost in graduation, but with the available material, their shoes should be ably filled when baseball once again takes its place on the athletic program. Track, a newly organized spring spot at Milligan, is taking its place along with the other spring sports. Last year Milligan competed in two meets and took both by substantial .-margins. Lettermen in track are as follows: Elliott, Crane, Holsclaw, A. Miller, Addison, J. Miller, Hasty, and Jimmy Rose. These men are returning this season and we look forward to a large schedule and a better organized track program this spring. ARCHER SMITH PRINTING COMPANY 103 3 N. 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