Milligan College - Buffalo Yearbook (Elizabethton, TN)

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miLL I :P33 m Milligan College Library LD3311.A47M5627 1955 c.2 MA Milligan College Buffalo. 3 1881 0001 milligan I s way of life.. » s milligan I s learning to live with one another Our freshmen are talented " Alma Mater " We all go to the picnic A pleasant moment at the reception r-:-r- We wait our turn working ' iiKlr ' N go«i| T ' ■ . . h , id mm Hiiii!i-3sSm . ' — lr ' RT If ' . ,lMi ■ ?fe |» ' 5. ' ; i J0 .. 1 MfT Class is over, and aren ' t we glad! Miss Gattis gives a piano lesson Professor Fairbanks ' lab class is hard at work Dean Oakes teaches us how to run the projector Pat Topping teaching the second-grade students at Happy Valley Students give the reference room of the library a workout • IS milligan fun all year Hallowe ' en means fun for all Top: Hey, you lucky boys, your twirp dates are here Center: A night on the town during " Twirp " week Bottom: Students enjoy a day at Cherokee and in the Smokies Diane Walker is honored as " Miss Founder ' s Daughter " MILUGAN » Decorating for the Christmas party Upperclassmen were entertained ?) by " Wild Nell " and her fellow freshmen Everyone attends the reception after the concert C 3! JWrt .« w » .« -.„■ - ' " C 1 IBS 37 -« ' «f »♦ Nt ' 1 . " 5 . ii ' -jv.-fiB-j? ' - ' r ' - ' . ' Tv-K 3?vi ' ' h t 1 bob " ' — ini g 1 1 » ., - «rtj} ., , «»r-A» ■ TE § ■ Ti » " • ' , .£-•. ri j i ■ E5 the buffalo published by the seniors of milligan college milligan IS where We walk down by the pool Hopwood in the spring All roads lead to Hardin Between classes we leave the Ad Building A stroll is pleasant on a spring day We gaze into the water 11 milligan plays the game Last-minute instructions are given during time out milligan honors With love and esteem, we, the Senior Class of 1955, dedicate this edition of the Buffalo to Miss Mildred Welshimer. As Dean of Students, Miss Welshimer has served the Milligan family well. Her work with the Christian Service Club and the Service Seekers has been outstanding. We are proud to dedicate this annual to one whose Christian witness has influenced each of us and has helped us to find that Milligan truly is " A Way of Life. " 14 chosen for honors The four seniors on these pages have been chosen to represent Milligan in the 1954-1955 Edition of WHO ' S WHO AMONG STUDENTS IN AMERI- CAN UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES. Students are nominated each year for this honor from approximately 650 col- leges and universities throughout America. They are chosen on the basis of scholarship, participation in school activities, leadership, citizenship and service to the school, and promise of future usefulness. John Byrd Jacquelyn Harrison 16 Alice MacDonald Raymond {Cisner 17 these made MOST OUTSTANDING SENIORS Jacquelyn Harrison and David Brady MOST ATHLETIC Shirley Dougherty and Donald Williams MOST INTELLECTUAL Patricia Reitzel and Raymond Kisner 18 their mark BEST LOOKING Dianne Barnes and John Hand BEST ALL AROUND Alice MacDonald and John Worrell MOST POPULAR Barbara Smith and John Hall 19 here is our Dr. Dean E. Walker, President Board of Trustees— Left to Eight: William Bowman, President, Alumni Association; Frank Han- nah, Howard McCorkle, W. H. MacDonald, George Walker, Joseph H. Dampier, Dr. Walker, Joe McCormick, Jack Covington, J. J. Musick, Sam Jack Hyder, Steve Lacy, Mrs. L. W. McCown, Leslie Lumsden, and Edwin Crouch. Members of the Board not pictured are: Charles Crouch, J. A. Flora, Albert Price, Sam Price, Mrs. H. D. Sutton, Frank Wiegand, A. T. Atwill, Harris Boiling, Mrs. Carla Keys, William McWane, H. C. Price, James Tar- water, Henry Black, J. R. Bow- man, Raymond Campbell, John Paty, Clyde Smith, and Robert Taylor. 20 leadership Guy Oakes Academic Dean Education Mildred Welshimer Dean of Students Religion Hay E. Stahl Executive Secretary Lois Hale Registrar English 21 our faculty offered guidance Miss Hale straightens out a schedule. The Faculty Quartet sings at Convocation. Girls can always go to Miss Welshirner for advice. The business office is a busy place. faculty OWEN CROUCH Greek, Religion ARTHUR EDWARDS Religion WARREN FAIRBANKS Biology ROBERT O. FIFE Psychology, Sociology, Speech ARCATIA FLOYD English, Psychology, Education W. H. FORD Business Administration , GLORIA GATTIS Music CHARLOTTE GLICKFIELD English, German SAM J. HYDER Mathematics IVOR JONES History CONSTANCE MYNATT Physical Education JOHN NETH Librarian 24 n d staff CARL E. NILES English, Dramatics, Foreign Language MARY PERRY College Representative LONE SISK Physics, Chemistry HAZEL TURBEVILLE Secretarial Science DUARD WALKER Coach, Physical Education HENRY WEBB History, Religion ONA RUTH WEIMER Music JEAN FINDLAY Dining Hall Manager, House Mother IRENE NICE House Mother RUTH E. WHITE Music DOROTHY S. WILSON Art ELWOOD MARKLAND Bookkeeper RUTH RATCLIFFE Office Manager ARNOLD MILAM Foreman of Maintenance 25 German " can " be interesting " Feet flat on the floor, eyes on the ball, get ready, set, GO! " " Come now, are you listening? " 27 senior officers President, James Hawes, Jr,; Vice-President, William Casteel; Secretary, Margaret Saunders; Treasurer, Frances Wert; Sponsor, Professor Sam Jack Hyder. 28 JAMES DAVID ANDREWS Columbus, Ohio A.B. Religion teP RICHARD DAVID BARTON Wilkinson, Indiana A.B. Chemistry DAVID ARLEN BRADY Portsn.- uth, Ohio AJ. Baliglan 29 IIMMIE EUGENE BUCKLES Oakwood, Virginia B.S. Business Administration A MAE SHEPHERD BURDETTE Milligan College, Tennessee A.B. Social Science JOHN COLLINS BYHD Galax, Virginia A.B. History 30 fj|T " •; ■ 1 st RICHARD ARLAN CARPENTER Canton, Ohio A.B. Religion ' rs - S? ' ?T ' JB •fe N l .f )A, in ill - JTtiHIHb w WfiR rrv r T A. D. CARTER. JR. Elizabethton, Tennessee A.B. Religion WILLIAM LEE CASTEEL Floyd, Virginia A.B. Religion 31 •WILLIAM GWINN DEVER Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Religion £ SHIRLEY FAYNE DOUGHERTY Nickelsville, Virginia A.B. Physical Education SAM RAY ELAM Wise, Virginia B.S. Mathematics 32 NOVA I. ELLIOTT Elizabethton, Tennessee A.B. Social Science 1 H ww J9| H iJ3 " H ELIZABETH ANN EUNSON Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania A.B. Music JAMES AHV1LLE FLETCHER Vansant, Virginia ' ' " Vliinw Lll? A.B. Business Administration 33 . : ,..;.., ._ i » « |,f WILLIAM TH1ESON GOINS Gate City, Virginia A.B. Business Administration LOIS O ' QUINN GOURLEY Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Social Science CAROLYN EVA GREENE Orlando, Florida A.B. English 34 JAMES EDWIN HAWES, JR. Jeffersonville, Indiana A.B. Business Administration JACQUELYN HARRISON Steubenville, Ohio A.B. Social Science JOHN LYNN HAND Concord, Tennessee B.S. Physical Education 35 CHARLES EVERS HAZELWOOD Roan Mountain, Tennessee A.B. History THOMAS CALVIN HICKS Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Religion MELBA TAYLOR INGRAM Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Social Science 36 RAYMOND LEWIS KISNER Friendsville, Maryland A.B. Biology GERALD BARTEL LINDELL Kenosha, Wisconsin A.B. Religion ALICE JEAN MacDONALD Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Secretarial Science 37 JOYCE OSBORNE Tampa, Florida A.B. Religion MARGARET ANDERSON PATTON Milligan College, Tennessee A.B. Social Science HENRY BROOKS PRATT Follansbee, West Virginia A.B. Religion 38 i BARBARA LOUISE RICE Cincinnati, Ohio A.B. Religion SUE JACKSON ROUSH Angola, Indiana A.B. Physical Education SUZANNE ROWE Johnson City, Tennessee A.B. Social Science 39 $h §iiP F " MARGARET JEANNE SAUNDERS Cincinnati, Ohio A.B. Science THELMA HELENA SCHLAPIA Creston, Iowa A.B. Religion CHARLES GILBERT SMYTHERS Woodlawn, Virginia A.B. Foreign Languages 40 BILLY KIRK SPROLES Wise, Virginia B.S. Business Administration CHARLOTTE PATRICIA TOPPING Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina A.B. Religion KATHERINE MAURINE VONIER Wauseon, Ohio A.B. Music 41 FRANCES LOUISE WERT Lock Haven, Pennsylvania A.B. Nursing Arts CAROL SUE WTCKES Indianapolis, Indiana A.B. Religion 42 President, Kendall Hanks Vice-President, Gerald Hughes Secretary, Hope Irvin Treasurer, Maxie Smith Sponsor, Miss Ruth White junior officers 43 I u n lor s Glenn Barton Thomas Beasley Jeanette Brown Margaret Butler Gorda Crowder Glenn Cunningham George Davis William Davis James Devault Roberta Dick Kenneth Gaslin ■William Hall Vera {Catherine Hamilton Omer Hamlin, Jr. Katie Colbert Hand 44 I u n i o r s Kendall Hanks Helen Lewis Hawes Marlene Hayes Norman Held Jerald Hughes Hope Irvin Theodore Janeway Grace Lambert William Lewis Wilma Lewis Joanne Love Randolph Osborne Christine Patrick Betty Pearson Jack Pratt 45 I u n i o r s Patricia Reitzel Keith Schoville Frankie Simcox Maxie Smith Margaret Jane Smithson Mary Speer Lorena Stofferan Gail Vance Gerald Wagner Robert Walther Elizabeth Warnick Don Williams Marcella Williams Shirley Wills John Worrell 46 President, Alvin Covell Vice-President, James Crouch Secretary, Gale Shepard Treasurer, Marilyn Smith Sponsor, Dr. Owen Crouch sophomore officers 47 sophomores Duard Aldridge Mary Alice Allen James Anderson Donna Andre Palma Bennett Chad Boiling Patricia Bonner Shirley Bowers Helen Ann Bowman Willard Boyd Alan Brackman William Byrd Jane Carpenter Alvin Covell Larry Craig James Crouch Lulabel Davis William Eunson James Evans Bill Ferrell Helen Fife Nancy Gehrum Dennis Greenwell John Hall I0 f S F f t M im£ ' -, J If - J kSM . 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A ' -3 ag 4 . l» f« yfedrt a Id sophomores Carol Hamilton Jim Hamilton Shirley Holthouser Helen Hyder Sam Jack Hyder Mamoru Ishikawa Alice Jermyn Max Johnson Mildred Johnson Jerrold Kannel James Kohls Jack Leimbach Ruby McCracken Patsy Masters Fredrick Menear Donald Miller Don Mottesheard Charles Mullins Anne Robinson Clarence Ross Evelyn Rowe Marylyn Rozell Ronald Sowers Roy Sparks 49 sophomores Gale Shepard Marilyn Smith Ronald Spotts Don Stiffler Ross Stills Marvin Swiney Nancy Sword June Tapp Deane Taylor Bruce Triplett Robert VanBuren Bobby Wadtes Diane Walker Carol Wardle Laken Warnock Bertie Watson Marlene Wells Barbara Williams Burley Wi lliams 4Hk tM.y v .i 4trJtfw 4 t 50 President, Scott Bartchy Vice-President, John Mills Secretary, Barbara Scott Treasurer, Thelma Speer Sponsor, Coach Duard Walker freshman officers 51 freshmen William Anderson Kenneth Baker Dianne Barnes Scott Bartchy Ethlyn Basham Billie Blankenship Yvonne Bowman Philip Bradford Maurice Brown Bill Buchanan Maxine Buckles Bobby Burgess Richard Calvert Helen Childers Elizabeth Collins Eunice Compton Ralph Conrad Robert Cox Elizabeth DeArmond Carol Decker Lloyd Deyton Jack Dougherty Ronald Dougherty Marilyn Dunlap : ,-C « m f x- 52 freshmen Ruth Eason Robert Elam Gordon Ellis Earl Estes Marjorie Ewbank Ronald Faust Lois Ferrell Donna Fry Jack Gardner Nolan Gibbs Gary Gray Frances Green Martha Green Charles Arthur Harris Virginia Harris Marjorie Hastings Jack Head Roxann Henderson Sara Hendrix Delores Heyser Eva Jo Garland Hopson Ruth Johnson Stanley Johnson Sue Keller 53 freshmen Betty Keever David Konzelman Robert Kroh James Landrum Carson Lemmon Alan Long Bette McClure Audree McFarland Malissa McKinley Doris Masters Theodore Masters John Mills Lee Moothart David Patterson Robert Patterson Robert Peeples Ferdinand Perrow Orbon Peters Lauretta Pluskiss David Poorman George Poston John Ragan Judy Reutebuch Patricia Roberts 54 freshmen Vanessa Rollins Mildred Rutherford David Savers John Seger Barbara Scott Patricia Showers Barbara Smith Donald Sowers Thelma Speer Shirley Stacy Betty Stout Blaine Taylor Donna Turpen Alice Tyrell Wesley Umberger John von Spreckelsen Joyce Wagner Virginia Weaver Merry Whitford Phyllis Wright Special Student Marie Liembach 55 organizations contribute to our campus life " Down to Earth " Yea, Milligan! 56 Historical pageant presented at the college The men ' s dormitory council sponsors the Hallo- we ' en fun Dr. Walker leads the Convocation 57 Miss Mildred Welshimer. John Byrd, Omer Hamlin, Elizabeth Eunson, Richard Barton, James Hawes, Jacquelyn Harrison, David Brady, Kendall Hanks Patricia Reitzel, Anne Robinson, Alvin Covell, Martha Green, Scott Bartchy, and Dean Guy Oakes. student council One of the projects of the Student Council is to sponsor an annual clean-up day. President, John Byrd 58 dorm councils The Dormitory Councils are elected by the students to represent them in coordinating student-administrative relation- ships. The girls elected Eliza- beth Eunson as their president, and Miss Welshimer sponsors the girls ' council D.ick Barton is president for the boys ' council, with Coach Walker as sponsor. 59 commerce club Membership in the Commerce Club is open to majors and minors in the Depart- ment of Business Administration and Secre- tarial Science. Its function is to promote inter- est in and understanding of business. The club has in mind a number of projects which will improve the Business Department of the school. OFFICERS: President, Bill Davis Vice-President, Joanne Love Secretary, Margaret Jane Smithson Treasurer, Shirley Bowers Sponsor, Professor W. H. Ford 60 -, ■■ i fiutf L : ■ ■■Uji ll™ social science club This is a new organization, the purpose of which is to broaden the minds of those who are majoring or minoring in .the field of social science. As a special research pro- ject this year, the club has studied all phases of Communism. OFFICERS: President, David Brady Vice-President, Mamoru Ishikawa Secretary-Treasurer, Roberta Dick Sponsors, Professor Robert Fife, Professoi W. H. Ford, Miss Ivor Jones, and Dr. Henry Webb 61 the buffalo staff Editor, Jacquelyn Harrison Opposite page, left to right: Margaret Smithson, Doris Masters, Virginia Weaver, Barbara Smith, Mary Speer, Miss Hazel Turbeville, spon sor; Shirley Dougherty, Elizabeth Warnick, and Alice MacDonald. Opposite page, left to right: Donna Turpen, Gordon Ellis, Donald Williams, Audree McFarland, Helen Hyder, Scott Bartchy, Barbara Scott, and Roxann Henderson. Business Manager, Jimmie Buckles 62 jO 4 i pre-med club OFFICERS: President, Jim Hamilton Vice-President, Dick Barton Secretary-Treasurer, Frances Wert Sponsors, Professors Sisk and Fairbanks The Pre-Med Club helps its members to gain some knowledge of what lies before them in their chosen careers in medical or closely allied fields. Their regular meetings are devoted to discussions and activity re- lated to their chosen professions. Shown at the left is a group of Pre-Med students operating on a rabbit. This is an annual activity of the club. 64 club pqnamericano OFFICERS: President, Suzanne Rowe Vice-President, Don Williams Secretary, Mary Alice Allen Treasurer, Joanne Love This year the Spanish Club has in- creased its membership. They have planned Spanish programs and have enjoyed several parties. Many of the members attended the movie, " Dana Perfecta, " at the University of Tennessee. 65 christian service club The Christian Service Club meets each Monday night and seeks to deepen the spiritual life on the campus. The club spon- sors gospel teams which serve to develop Christian leadership in the students and provide inspiring programs for the churches in this area. OFFICERS: President, Randolph Osborne Vice-President, Robert Walther Secretary-Treasurer, Patricia Topping Sponsor, Miss Mildred Welshimer youth organization The weekly meetings of the Christian Endeavor are planned with the emphasis on spirituality, originality, and partiality to stu- dent participation. Unique services presented this year were the Catacombs Worship, Galilean Service, and various playlets. Hop- wood Chapel on our campus provides a worshipful atmosphere for the Christian fel- lowship enjoyed at these meetings. OFFICERS: President, Bill Casteel Vice-President, Lorena Stofferan Secretary-Treasurer, Anne Robinson service seekers This year the Service Seekers cleaned and painted the Prayer Room where our students find a place for meditation and devotion. Several times during the year the group took an entertaining program to the children at the East Tennessee Christian Home where they found a real opportunity to be of service. At their monthly meetings practical help was gained from the dis- cussions led by Miss Welshimer on Christian Education in the local church. OFFICERS: President, Marilyn Rozell Vice-President, Diane Walker Secretary, Margaret Butler Sponsor, Miss Mildred Welshimer 68 ministerial association The Ministerial Association is composed of men preparing for the Christian ministry or other fields in Christian service. This year their meetings have been deeply inspiring, rich, and full of meaning which has been a great inspiration to all members as they make ready for their chosen work in life. The club is under the sponsorship of the professors in the Religion Department. OFFICERS: President, Dick Carpenter Vice-President, Glenn Barton Secretary-Treasurer, Bob Walther 69 physical education club OFFICERS: President, Don Williams Vice-President, Duard Aldridge Secretary, Diane Walker Treasurer, Alice Jermyn One of the biggest social events of the school year, the annual Christmas Party for the entire school, was sponsored by the Physical Education Club. Under the spon- sorship of Miss Constance Mynatt and Coach Duard Walker, the Physical Education Club is still going strong. It meets socially and professionally for the development of charac- ter, sportsmanship, and leadership. This club is made up of those majoring or minoring in physical education. 70 i « mm i r club The members of the M Club have earned letters through participation in at least one varsity sport. The membership is made up of outstanding athletes on the Milligan campus. 71 buffalo ramblers " Upward, downward, and onward to adventure, " say the Buffalo Ramblers. This club is organized to give relaxation from the hustle and bustle of school life. This year they explored caves and, as usual, climbed 01 ' Buffalo. In the spring there will be many more excursions which will ac- quaint us better with God ' s work in beautiful East Tennessee. OFFICERS: President, Terald Hughes Secretary-Treasurer, Carol Hamilton 72 organ club OFFICERS: President, Jack Pratt Secretary, Marylyn Rozell Program Chairman, Anne Robinson Publicity Chairman, Margie Ewbank Sponsor, Miss Gloria Gattis The Diapason Club is making its first appearance in the annual, as it was just started this year. The purpose of the club, which is composed of about a dozen people, is to play and learn more about the organ. They have monthly meetings and have made several trips to neighboring cities to attend organ recitals. At right is shown Jack Pratt practicing for his recital. 73 future teachers club OFFICERS: Pr esident, Carolyn Green Vice-President, Elizabeth Eunson Secretary, Shirley Dougherty Treasurer, Vera Hamilton Sponsors, Miss Arcatia Floyd and Dean Guy Oakes The Josephus Hopwood Chapter of the Future Teachers of America helps us to learn how to cope with everyday problems we must face in the teaching profession. Programs for the monthly meetings include panel discussions, lectures, and social activi- ties. 74 stampede staff Contributing a great deal to the growth of the school, the STAMPEDE, which is one of two publications of the student body, has done a good job this year under Editor Phil Bradford, a freshman from Indiana. This year saw a change in the size of the paper. A large and cooperative staff helped in the reorganization of the paper. At right, the editor explains to his assistants the make-up for one of the forthcoming issues. 75 stagecraft club The Stagecraft Club is active in preparing the lighting, scenery, and properties for all programs and plays presented to the stu- dent body. The members of the club did a particularly splendid ' job on the lighting for the Christ- mas pageant this year. OFFICERS: President, Bill Eunson Vice-President, Gerald Hughes Secretary-Treasurer, Lorena Stof- feran Sponsor, Miss Ruth White 76 the footlighters OFFICERS: President, Robert Wcrlther Vice-President, Don Williams Secretary, Alice Jermyn Treasurer, Patricia Topping Sponsor, Professor Carl E. Niles The Milligan College Players, who have changed their name to the " Footlighters, " have grown immensely in the past year, with such productions as " Down to Earth " and " A Bill of Divorcement " under the direction of our able director, Mr. Carl Niles. At the left is the Milli gan College chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, which was revived this year. It is an honorary fraternity for those earning membership through dra- matic activity. The officers are: Director, John Hand; Stage Manager, Barbara Williams; Business Manager, Barbara Williams; Sponsor, Professor Carl E. Niles. day students Through interest, cooperation, and partici- pation in activities the day students gain much from their college life as well as add to the unity which is characteristic of our student body. Joe, Dennis, and John have arrived and are eager for classes to begin. 78 library assistants The Librarian, John Neth, and the student assistants who are employed by the school, serve as a very efficient library staff. Left to right: Mr. John Neth, Stanley Johnson, Mamoru Ishikawa, Judy Reutebuch, Hope Irvin, Carol Hamilton, Gale Shepard, Merry Whitford, and Roberta Dick. Roberta and Carol Jane check circulation at the check-out desk. Processing books and materials comes in the line of daily library work as shown by Mamoru and Hope. 79 usic at milligan concert choir The concert choir contributes to the spiritual life of its members and is an asset to the student life at Milligan. The inspira- tion afforded by the traditional Christmas pageant prepares the hearts of the listeners for the joyous Christmas season. The two- weeks ' tour, taken during the spring, pro- vides a blessing through song for those in the varying states reached each year. Many young people reached through this challeng- ing message make their decision to enroll as students in the college whose high Christian ideals are personified in this repre- sentative group. 80 gospelaires Gerald Lindell, Gerald Wagner, William Dever, John von Spreckelsen. girls trio Patsy Masters, Carol Wardle, Dianne Barnes, Gale Shepard, accompanist. freshman choir The newly organized Freshman Choir offers an opportunity for partici- pation in various musical programs in this area and develops a good musical background for talented and interested Freshmen. 81 There ' s always a scramble for the tennis courts school spirit Intramural champs! I bet it ' s a strike Gouge takes the rebound Left to Right: John Hall, Norman Held, Alvin Covell, Robert VanBuren, Fredrick Menear, Duard Aldridge, James Crouch, Glen Barton, Dennis Greenwell, William Gouge, Richard Calvert. Not pictured: Don Williams. milligan buffalos on the hardwood " Small in size, but long in spirit. " This might well be said about the ' 54- ' 55 Buf- faloes. Playing a powerful schedule, the team won eleven and lost eleven. However, the team was praised and taken to heart by the school and the fans alike. The man leading this was Coach Duard Walker. He worked patiently with the team and deserves all the praise he got! Yes, Coach Walker is first in the heart of his players. 84 1954-1955 record WE OPPONENT THE ' 72 Belmont 88 68 Bethel 85 73 Bethel 84 77 Appalachian 61 79 Appalachian 82 68 L. M. U. 80 59 Berea 91 80 Tusculum 78 70 Emory and Henry 88 79 L. M. U. 77 81 Tusculum 71 101 Austin Peay 69 95 Western Carolina 101 105 Maryville 94 90 Carson-Newman 65 74 E. T. S. C. 99 101 Carson-Newman 91 95 Union University 98 68 King 67 76 E. T. S. C. 100 113 Emory and Henry 96 81 King VSAC Tourney 65 75 Austin Peay 68 60 Belmont Smoky Mountain Tourney 64 60 L. M. U. 64 We say " hats off to our co-captains, Duard Aldridge and Glen Barton. They showed outstanding ability in basketball as well as in other fields. Duard and Glen have shown great leadership; and, because of their initiative, they came out on top. " An army is no stronger than its supply line " — yes, Jack and Andy kept the team well supplied. Our gratitude also goes to them. 85 lettermen Norman Held Frederick Menear Glen Barton James Crouch Richard Calvert Don Williams Dennis Greenwell Alvin Covell Robert VanBuren Duard Aldridge William Gouge John Hall 87 varsity baseball Coach Duard Walker has nine lettermen returning on whom he will depend to get the Milligan baseball team on the winning trail. There is a great rebuilding job, but both the Coach and the boys are de- termined; and the team should improve as the season grows older. ! ,£« ' Back row, Leit to High!: Don Williams, Robert VanBuren, Duard Aldridge, James Fletcher. Front row: Gordon Fairchild, James DeVault, Laken Warnock, Alvin Covell. Not pictured: Jack Gardner. 88 returning lettermen James Fletcher Alvin Covell Duard Aldridge Robert VanBuren J. ■■• ' ■ ■■ " . ■ .! Jack Gardner 89 Back row. Left to Right: Miss Mynatt, Frederick Menear, Charles Smythers, Robert VanBuren, William Buchanan, Gordon Ellis, Wesley Umberger, Jerald Hughes, David Poorman. Front row: Don Williams, Norman Held, Marvin Swiney, John Hand, Bob Waites. tennis After getting a preliminary look at the tennis team during fall practice, the out- look for the coming season seems to be the brightest in several years. Miss Mynatt has four returning lettermen around whom to build her team. Sixteen matches have been scheduled. The lettermen are, Left to Right: Marvin Swiney, Gerald Hughes, John Hand, and Don Williams. 90 girls ' basketball Although they didn ' t have a perfect season, the Buffettes enjoyed meeting and playing other schools in the area. After all, records don ' t mean everything. As many of the members are freshmen, we see a more successful team in the future. The team is coached by Miss Mynatt with Shirley Dougherty as captain. Left to Right: Miss Constance Mynatt, coach; Pat Bonner, Pat Roberts, Delores Heyser, Bertie Watson, Mildred Rutherford, Shirley Dougherty, Diane Walker, Alice Jerrnyn, Roxann Henderson, Judy Reutebuch, Betty Stout, Barbara Smith and Sue Roush, manager. special events add spice to life ■ ■ ■ " . at milligan Pardee ' s famous jazz band Founder ' s Day Beauties 93 :, jp ' SS!; ' ' 9k.il. yrt£ - " : ' " V:;: r. ' -W ' f WM •W3 ff ' ' 4::, . WIS fffl Alice MacDonald , M $?S£S £ •V .,» £ ■ ' ■ H w s-tdL v j .-; v ; ■ i »■ } ■ ♦S WrM k ' ' »(V? ■ it I . ' :_ i ' - S. " t-iii „ ? -. i ' i f S " l i ay day pageant and court " Rocketship to the Moon " " Charleston " 96 . ms-m Seniors: Frances Wert, John Hand, Patricia Topping, Jimmie Buckles. Juniors: Wilma Lewis, Omer Hamlin, Jr., Margaret Jane Smithson, Gerald Wagner. Sophomores: Marilyn Smith, Bobby Waites. Freshmen: . Barbara Smith and Richard Calvert. « A ' " » «M [-» 1 1U £ J : d mi tL X ' - J iSW . - X T .:-t $ i Mtff r 4T l«|€ ■■ l « v " ' " , ,, ■ - ■ . ■ «■■ , ' ' .■ ' ■•■ ir " rffti ; SfeS : ®m miss s ,ei j8P5: iOf ' 5 : i«a I V 7i miss |unio Margaret Jane Smithson .-. k:. ' ; ; k. . : " ■-- ' " mm t m ' JM t ' .-m- :..;■• ♦ v " " ' il a. ' t ' U :ss ••-•. . i _ • ' ■; • ... .. we open our student union building T. P. Jones, former student, speaks at the dedication of the Student Union Building. Randy Cooper shows his original plan of the build- ing he and T. P. Jones worked so hard to make a reality on the Milligan campus. Johnny Byrd, president of the Student Body, presents the keys of the building to Dr. Walker. tvwy , " Ma " Shepherd presides over her domain. ) _jiL m t- A v lr ' Li ' -f ' 1 §p 5 H £f- —i ,.. Faculty and students alike enjoy Milligan ' s new Student Union Building this is the goal of life at milligan Commencement is held out-of- doors on Milligan ' s beautiful campus. The Concert Choir provides the special music at commencement. 104 AMERICAN BEMBERG and NORTH AMERICAN RAYON CORPORATION Elizabethton, Tennessee 105 7 Best Wishes Seniors from LES LUMSDEN Hour LAUNDRY DRY CLEANING, Inc For Fast Service Elizabethton, Tennessee Phone 7771 THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH OF ELIZABETHTON Welcomes You to Our Worship Services Minister, FRED W. SMITH 106 Congratulations Buffalo Class of ' 55 DIXIE DRIVE-IN RESTAURANT " The Pride of East Tennessee " Famous For Good Food Students Welcome East Main Street Johnson City, Tennessee UannaU " Your Quality Clothinq Store Since 1912 " FREE SERVICE TIRE COMPANY Stores All Over East Tennessee THE S. E. 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Home of DuPont Paints " There Is A Material Difference " Dial 2-1711 Elizabethton, Tennessee CITY DRUG COMPANY ' Your Prescription Center " 523 Elk Avenue Phone 6431 Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of THOMAS ' MEN ' S AND LADIES ' STORE Phone 1553 218 East Main Johnson City, Tennessee BECKNERS ' Diamonds - Watches - Jewelry Jeweler for 68 Years Johnson City 232 Main Street FOLSOM PRINTING COMPANY 708 East Elk Avenue Printers of Everything " Phone 2-4211 Elizabethton, Tennessee Enjoy Fine Food At ROAN RESTAURANT Johnson City, Tennessee 111 Best Wishes Compliments of WOFFORD BROS., INC. To the Class of ' 55 Insurance The New and Greater Wofford Building DOSSER ' S DEPARTMENT STORE 327 E. Main St. Phone 1900 Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments of Congratulations, Seniors HOME FEDERAL SAVINGS AND LOAN ASSOCIATION BIRCHFIEL-BROOKS " Johnson City ' s Oldest and Largest " The Gateway To A Man ' s World " Savings and Loan Association " 431 Elk Avenue Across from Post Office Johnson City, Tennessee Elizabethton, Tennessee ' ' EDENS GROCERY AND COAL COMPANY Groceries - Meats - Gas and Oil TpetTE TicecreamJ Highest Grade Coal - " Clandstoff Highway Phone 2-6111 Compliments of Work in Mademoiselle Shoes HAMILTON NATIONAL BANK in Johnson City, Tennessee CARL ' S SHOE SALON MEMBER OF FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE In CORPORATION NETTIE LEE SHOPS 112 Compliments of SELL PRODUCE COMPANY Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments of SEVIER TENNESSEE THEATRES Compliments of LOUIS SHOE SHOP 117 Buffalo Street " Work Done While U Wait " 15% STUDENT ' S DISCOUNT Phone 1568-J " Compliments " TAYLOR CONSTRUCTION COMPANY Elizabethton, Tennessee JOHN SEVIER HOTEL East Tennessee ' s Finest 225 Rooms Coffee Shop Convention Facilities For Flowers Call On GUNN AR TEILMAN N " Johnson City ' s Leading Florist " 318 E. Main Phone 5 11 Johnson City, Tennessee Flowers By Wire For clothes that are smart That will give the boy ' s heart a start NETTIE LEE SHOP 204 East Main Street Johnson City, Tennessee FRENCH DRY CLEANING and LAUNDRY CORPORATION " Quality Cleaning For Over A Quarter Century " 113 ELIZABETHTON STEAM LAUNDRY Opposite Court House Sub Station 130 West Elk Avenue Dial - 2113 or 551 Compliments of THE RECORD SHOP Emma Ruth Riggs and Martha Laws SILER AND COMPANY Furniture and Electrical Appliances 320 E. Main Johnson City, Tenn. MASENGILL ' S Distinctive Fashions for Women and Girls THE MUSIC MART Johnson City, Tennessee Compliments of C. B. JOHNSON ' S FRIENDLY HOME FURNISHINGS COMPANY Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of LONDON ' S HARDWARE Compliments of BANKS STREET Elizabethton, Tennessee EVANS MOTOR COMPANY DeSoto - Case Farm Machinery - Plymouth 340 E. Elk Avenue Dial 711 ELIZABETHTON HARDWARE COMPANY " Good Hardware and Fine Furniture " Compliments of ORANGE CRUSH BOTTLING COMPANY 112 Jobe Street Phone 43 Johnson City, Tennessee McNIEL ' S BOOK STORE Books - Cards - Gifts Church - Office - School Supplies T. H. McNiel John Sevier Hotel Bldg. Johnson City, Tenn. CHAMBERS-WILLIAMS Professional Pharmacists FREE DELIVERY 200 W. Market Street Phone 3177 Johnson City, Tennessee FRED MOORE ' S Elizabethton, Tennessee 114 Compliments ' of MAJESTIC THEATER Johnson City, Tennessee ACME CLEANERS " Home of Quality Cleaning " 202 N. Roan St. Johnson City, Tenn. Compliments of THE RELIGIOUS BOOK STORE Elizabethton Compliments of HUGHES GROCERY STORE Compliments of RITCHIE ' S, Inc. Nationally Advertised Furniture on Easy Terms WATSON ' S Elizabethton, Tennessee HOWELL ' S FLORIST 620 Elk Avenue Phone 23781 Member of F.T.D. Association Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of STERCHI BROS. STORES. Inc. Johnson City Best Wishes, Seniors From FRANK MORRIS OF THE PATIO Compliments of HOYLE E. BOWMAN, M.D. SNYDER-JONES PHARMACY Elizabeth Arden Toilet Goods 100 Main Street Phone 2042 Johnson City, Tennessee TAYLOR MOTORS, INC. Dodge and Plymouth Sales and Service Dodge Job-Rated Trucks Phone 2-4611 Elk Ave. at Broad Elizabethton, Tennessee DAVIS-MOTTERN JEWELERS " Elizabethton ' s Blue-White Diamond Dealers " 405 Elk Avenue Elizabethton, Tenn. Phone 7931 Compliments of DR. SHOLES THE JEWEL BOX " Your Friendly Credit Jeweler " 247 East Main Street Johnson City, Tennessee BONNIE KATE THEATRE " The finest wide screen and cinemascope production in East Tennessee. " Elizabethton, Tennessee 115 HALE ' S DRUG STORE Your Walgreen Agency Store " Prescription Center " Elizabethton, Tennessee QUALITY CLEANERS AND DYERS 410 Elk Avenue Elizabethton, Tennessee " Satisfied Customers Built Our Business " Compliments of LANE AND HALE APPLIANCES Your Frigidaire Dealer BURGIE DRUG STORE " 59 Years of Drug Service " Whitman Candies Quality Drugs Only j Elizabethton, Tenn. Phone 8631 WATAUGA PHARMACY 501 " E " Street Phone 2-1681 Drive-In Prescription Service BOWERS GROCERY 803 S. Second Street Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of DOBYNS TAYLOR FURNITURE COMPANY Complete Home Furnishings Elizabethton, Tennessee Compliments of KEYS JEWELRY Erwin, Tennessee Compliments of RENTZ JEWELERS ELIZABETHTON HARDWARE " Good Hardware and Fine Furniture " THE ANNUAL STAFF EXTENDS BEST WISHES TO ALL READERS OF THE BUFFALO AND HOPES THAT IT WILL RECALL HAPPY MEMORIES TO ALL OF THEM. STAFF. 1955 116 ' S s.


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