Morris Harvey College - Harveyan Yearbook (Charleston, WV)

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PAUL PI2WAIE1R, EiDBTOlR WIE INK UAAAAMA MAA VWW WV SWOOtPfE, BQJSMNESS MAINAGEFu CAMPUS SIGHTS In such a rapidly growing college as ours, it has been necessary to make use of widely spread housing facilities. Although we are now owners of a large campus site in South Ruffner, most of our classes and activities center around down- town buildings. The administrative offices and most of the classes are in the library building at Hale and Lee streets. Chemistry lab and classes are held in the remodeled basement of Mercer school. Physical education .classes are held in the Y.M.C.A. and Y.W.C.A. Chapels and student assemblies are held in the St. Marks Methodist Church. The athletic squads are housed in build- ings on the new South Ruffner campus. A ‘ AND SITES e 5 ADMINISTRATION Marshall Buckalew, A.B. Business Manager Leonard Riggleman, AM., D D. President L S. McDaniel, Ed.D. Director of Evening and Occupa- tional Courses, Professor of Education and Psychology. D. G. McGarey, A M. Dean of Men Emily Olmstead, A M. Dean of Women, Associate Professor of Sociology and Religion FflCULT’ Arnold Addison, A M. Professor of History Cynthia Adkins Instructor, Beauty School Richard C. Brand, AM. Associate Professor of Speech James R. Burns, A M. Librarian, Assistant Professor of Library Science and English L. H. Bums, B.D. Professor of Religion Mary E. Cochnower, Ph D Associate Professor of English Joseph G. Daher, A M. Assistant Professor of Physical Education, Basketball coach. End Football Coach. J. M. Daugherty, AM Professor of Biology 8 MEMBERS Harold E. Ewing, M Mus. Associate Professor of Music Charles E. Gabel, Ph D. Assistant Professor of Modern Languages Coleman J. Harris, Ph. D. Professor of Biology John Hiersoux, Jr. Instructor in Music Lucina Keane, A M Associate Professor of Art Walter Kechejian, MBA Associate Professor of Business Administration and Economics Norman Knapp, A.B. Business Manager, Beauty School Frieda Kiefer Merry, Ph D Professor of Education and Psychology 9 FACULTY Ralph Vickers Merry, Ed D. Professor of Education, Philosophy, and Psychology. Alpha Loretta Owens, Ph D. Professor of Modern Languages Carroll Quenzel, Ph D. Professor of History and Econo- mics Clarence C. Roth, A M. Professor of History Gertrude H Schwab. B.S. Instructor in Secretarial Science Romaine Thompson Instructor, Beauty School Lloyd T. Tustin, A M Assistant Professor of Economics, History, Political Science John J. Van Den Brink, Ph D. Professor of Geography MEMBERS Walter Hamilton Walker, Ph D. Professor of Physical Education, Chemistry, and Physics. Thurman R. Ward, A.B. Director of Athletics Head Football Coach Assistant Professor of Physical Education Ernest C. White, Ph D. Professor of Mathematics E. Virginia Williams, A M Associate Professor of English COLLEGE STAFF Ernestine King Billings Secretary to Dean Maxie Moore Radford, A.B. Bursar Olive Riggleman, A.B Registrar and Alumni Secretary Mary Fisher Stout, A.B. Secretary to President 11 PERSONALITY WINNERS TIH IE =IBOIDYl Bert Wolfe, a junior, is president of Phi Sigma Phi, president of the Pan- Hellenic council, and student athletic manager. Helen Rippetoe, a sophomore, is a member of Phi Kappa Sigma and was chosen May Queen to reign over the annual Morris Harvey May Day festivities. Betty Byrd, freshman, is a member of Alpha Mu, and was chosen Maid of Honor to attend Miss Rippetoe in the May Day pageant. Ruth Byrd, sophomore, is also an Alpha Mu. Yes, she ' s Betty ' s sister. Speaks well for the Byrds. Betty Lowery, junior, is president of Alpha Mu, and was chosen Miss Morris Harvey to preside over the Homecoming Day festivities. Paul " Chick " Wick, a sophomore, pledged Zeta Kappa, and is a ping pong enthusiast. He also is a Byrd enthusiast. SENIOR Elizabeth, West Virginia; Student Council; Newman Club; Football; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Elaine White Charleston, West Virginia; Phi Lambda Tau; Chi Beta Phi, Christian Service Club; President Senior Class; Pan- Hellenic Council, May Queen 39 and ' 40; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Dick Nichols Charleston, West .Virginia; Vice-President Senior Class; Vice-President Phi Sigma Phi; Art Guild; Varsity Club; Basketball; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Betty Lowery Charleston, West Virginia; Secretary-Treasurer Senior Class: President Alpha Mu; Secretary-Treasurer Student Body; Secretary-Treasurer Pan-Hellenic Councij;Miss Morris Harvey; May Queen Court; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Betty Jane Best Charleston, West Virginia; Student Council; President Sigma lota Chi; Christian Service Club; Pan-HeHenic Council; Who ' s Who Among College Students CLASS Millie Conner Charleston, West Virginia; President Art Guild; Chris- tian Service Club. R. B. Broadwater Dunbar, West Virginia; Chi Beta Phi. Edith Cunningham Charleston, West Virginia; Art Guild; Christian Service Club; Phi Lambda Tau. Cecil E. Burns Charleston, West Virginia; Ministerial Association. 15 SENIOR Rachel Dotson Charleston, West Virginia, President Phi Lambda Tau; Pan-Hellenic Council; Philharmonic Choir; Christian Service Club; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Eugene Dick Charleston, West Virginia. Ruth Dunbar Charleston, West Virginia; Philharmonic Choir; Art Guild; Phi Kappa Sigma; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Sam Harford Beaver, West Virginia; President Christian Service Club; Ministerial Association; Phi Sigma Phi; Philharmonic Choir; Who ' s Who Among College Students. 16 CLASS Rebekah Hickman Dunbar, West Virginia; Alpha Mu; Christian Service Club. Hiram Kincaid Spencer, West Virginia; Football; Varsity Club. tM - I Margaret Jones Malden, West Virginia; Christian Service Club; Chi Beta Phi; Life Service Club; Phi Lambda Tau; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Rex Mace Spencer, West Virginia; Football; Varsity Club « SENIOR Virginia Neal Charleston, West Virginia; Nut Club; Sigma lota Chi; Pan-Hellenic Council; Christian Service Club. John Newton Charleston, West Virginia; Chi Beta Phi; Phi Sigma Phi; Christian Service Club; Ministerial Association; Who ' s Who Among College Students. Virginia Parsons Charleston, West Virginia; Alpha Mu; Who ' s Who Among College Students. William A. Rice Charleston, West Virginia; President Student Body; Pan-Heilemc Council; Business Manager Comet; Assistant Business Manager Harveyan; Zeta Kappa, Blackfriars; Who ' s Who Among College Students. 18 CLASS Harry Rowe Charleston, West Virginia. Raymond Sindy Moorefield, West Virginia Miriam Thomas Charleston, West Virginia; Editor Comet; Phi Kappa Sigma; Blackfriars; Philharmonic Choir; Who ' s Who Among College Students; Pan-Hellenic Council. Frank Woeber Charleston, West Virginia; Chi Beta Phi Lewis Woodard St Albans, West Virginia, Football; Varsity Club. 19 CAPERS 21 JUNIOR OFFICERS ROBERT PRUETT. President ARTHUR JOHNSON, Vice-president VIRGINIA JORDAN, Secretary-treasurer EDGAR SMITH, Sergeant at Arms LOUIS E. MILLER, JR., Student Council ALVIN THACKER, Student Council CLASS OF FORTY-TWO The Junior class has its outstanding virtue the self-evident quality known as initiative. When the class organized in September, its main purpose was to elect officers to take care of class business and to present a Junior-Senior Formal. The class has distinguished itself in many ways. Bert Wolfe served as vice-president of the Student Council, president of the Pan-Hellenic Council, and president of Phi Sigma Phi. Fred Walls, Zeta Kappa prexy, also served as vice-president of the Pan-Hellenic Council. Anna Ciccarello was the attractive Junior Class candidate for Miss Morris Harvey. Charming co-eds Marian Gall and Kay Atkins were chosen as attendants to the May Queen. Six members of the class had the honor of making " Who ' s Who in American Schools and Colleges " . They were: Robert Pruett, Edgar Smith, Jerome Ruby, Jr., Bert Wolfe, Louis E. Mille r , Jr., and Alvin Thacker. The outstanding social undertaking of the class was the sponsoring of a formal, along with the Senior class. It was held at the St. John ' s Parish House in February and proved to be a complete suc- cess. The formal is expected to develop into a traditional affair. Although the second smallest class in Morris Harvey, the Juniors vie for honors as being a lead- ing force in the shaping of campus policies and ideals. 22 CLASS Hertha Beskin Anna Ciccarelio Richard Childress R. H. F rasher, Jr. Richard Carl Garrett Marian Gall Llewellyn Cole 23 JUNIOR Floyd Gerwig Betty Henderson Mildred Goldman Roy Greenlee Charles Meadows Sidnev Marks Ralph Poling CLASS Virginia Esther Enock Robert Ellsworth Gibson Betty Gandy Evans John Morgan Betty Dabney Emmett Rogers Sybil McMillian 25 JUNIOR Jerome Ruby Charles Rogers Kathleen Stone Loren Van Delinder Mary Elizabeth Stump Paul Totten 26 Dominick Gene Ruffa CLASS Bert Wolfe Fred Walls, Jr. William Woods Anna Marie Young Ralph Yeager, Jr. Mrs. G. M. White Kay Atkins 27 HOMECOMING DAY On Saturday, November 9, Morris Harvey observed the annual Homecoming Day. It was a week-end of color and excitement for students and alumni of the college. A Homecoming parade through the downtown business section, led by Morris Harvey ' s 45 piece band, featured floats entered by college organizations as well as the five beautiful candidates for Miss Morris Harvey. Between halves of the exciting game with Glenville, Betty Lowery was chosen Miss Morris Harvey, and the Zeta Kappa float was judged the best. The day ended with a mixer in the YMCA gym, sponsored by the Alumni Association. Left, Miss Morris Harvey receives a lovelv bouquet from college president Riggleman. Below, the band leads a parade, with some fancy strutting by Drum Major Calhoun, Majorettes Peterson, Cole, and Taylor, and Sponsors Robson and Miller; Zeta Kappa ' s winning float; the Alpha Mu float; and the Phi Sigma Phi float. SADIE HAWKINS DAY Turn about was fair play on October 26, when Morris Harvey students, especially the women, celebrated Sadie Hawkins Day. The big event of the day was a foot race between halves of the game with Davis and Elkins. It turned out pretty well for the gals — most of them got their man. Daisy Mae (Helen Hall) caught Li ' l Abner (Rudolph Cavender), but before she, with the help of Marryin ' Sam (Jim Ballengee), could imprison him in the holy bonds of matrimony, a mob of Skunk Hollerers broke up the weddin ' . Earthquake McGoon (Louis Miller), and Hannibal Hoops (Bob Gibson), were very sad because they couldn ' t manage to get nabbed, and Mammy Yokum (Betty Murray), was forced to hold Pappy (Charlie Elkins), by the ear to keep him out of the race. The day ended with a Sadie Hawkins party, the girls bringing dates, paying all the expenses of the eve- ning. A good time was had by all, especially the fellows. Right, Farris advertises. Below, Daisy Mae pursues Li ' l Abner; the race is on; and finally they all line up for our staff photographer. 29 SOPHOMORE OFFICERS John Campbell President. Helen Rippetoe, Vice-president Electa Ranson, Secretary William Kirk Student Council Gene O ' Hara Student Council Joe Farris Publicity director CLASS OF FORTY- THREE When the class organized at the beginning of the school year, it chose as its officers John Campbell, president; Helen Rippetoe, vice-president; Electa Ranson, secretary-treasurer; and the Gene O ' Hara-Bill Kirk combination for Student Council representatives... Joe Farris was selected as the class publicity director in charge of publicizing all sophomore-sponsored functions. Among the beauties of the class the names of Charlotte Morris and Helen Rippetoe seemed to shine like beacons above the rest. Queenly brunette Miss Rppetoe secured the school ' s outstanding beauty honor by being selected to reign over the annual May Day observance. Miss Morris was the sophomore candidate for Miss Morris Harvey " selection during the half-time of the Glenville Homecoming game. In addition, the attractive candidate served as an attendant to her class mate in the May Queen court. The sergeant at arms of the Student Council was sophomore president John Campbell, who is also Pan- Hellenic representative from Phi Sigma Phi. Earlena Morris acted in the capacity of head cheerleader with second-year men Charles Bradley and Bill McKee as her assistants. Miss Morris was also the prelate of Phi Kappa Sigma. Olive Fielding was vice-president of Alpha Mu sorority while Ruth Byrd acted as secretary-treasurer of the same group. Miss Fielding also served as assistant editor of the Harveyan while Joe Farris was class editor, and Miss Fielding was managing editor and circulation manager and Farris was promotion manager of the Comet. Farris also took a part in the Blackfriar ' s production at the State Intercollegiate Speech festival. It is needless to mention that the editor of the " Harveyan " is sophomore Paul Fitzwater, while Henry Swoope was also prominent in college publications, acting as advertising manager of the " Comet " the first semester and as business manager of the " Harveyan " . Swoope served Zeta Kappa as vice-president. The social calender of the class contains two significant dates for the 1940-41 school year. On October 18, a sophomore class party was held to which only second yearlings and guests were admitted. Proceeds of the affair were used to sponsor the first annual " Turkey Hop " presented during the Thanksgiving holidays. The " Hop " was considered to be one of the most successful parties of the school year. Both parties were under the chairmanship of Helen Rippetoe, vice-president. 30 CLASS Verlin Talmadge Adams William Beckley Dora Lee Allen Charles Bradley Lois Brissey Gordon Duane Brown Eleanor Lee Bruster John Burnell Maxel James Butcher Ruth Louise Byrd Martha Darneal Cole Marjorie Mae Cavins Rosa Belle Cox Robert Peebles Craver Nora Gay Crouch Carroll Crowder Nancy Caroline Delaney Charles Duke SOPHOMORE Olive Birkett Fielding Edwin Fisher Vernon Fisher Betty Lew Fitch Paul Bernard Fitzwater Lenora May Frame George Garrett Mary Catherine Harmon Eunice Harpold Thomas Hartley Robert Grant Henson Roberta Mae Hicks Debra Shaw Hill Oma Hilleary James Hix Jean Richmond Hornor Mary Ennelle Hover Mary Hughes 32 CLASS Alexander Huffman • Kathryn Hyre William Inghram John Jennings Helen Wanda Jenkins Samuel King Kearns Ival Lorene Knapp Denver Knapp Joyce Knight Frank LePage Mary Jo Knight Vincent Lonoconus Virginia Lanham John Polk McCallister Virginia Louke 33 Laura Margaret McCavitt Feme Williams Freddie Albert Zinck SOPHOMORE 01 lie May McGuire Patrick Francis McGucken William Herman McKee Betty Jo McMillion Eugene McNeil Helen Midkiff Elizabeth Louise Moore Charlotte Jean Morris Earlena Marie Morris Willis Miller Basil Mullins Margaret Elaine Myers Virginia Bert O ' Dell Lois Parnell Lora Attie Pauley Barbara Jean Pierson William Joseph Redden 34 CLASS Virginia Louise Robson Charles Rounsavell Frances Shewev Marceline Louise Smith Marjorie Francine Stalnaker John James Stec Henry Swoope, Jr. Joyce Thomas Byron Thumm Phyllis Thumm Alfred Tozer Francis Joseph Turbert Elizabeth Weaver Severna Ruth Wells Kermit White June Williams Bernard Wright C 35 36 37 FRESHMAN OFFICERS Carroll Dobbins President Virginia Powell Vice-president Alice Townsend Secretary Shirley Rosenbaum. ...Student Council representative Jim Ballengee Student Council representative CLASS OF FORTY- FOUR While poring over our class records, we discovered that the freshman class is the largest in school. In spite of its size, however, the class this year seems better organized than ever before and had many credit- able honors bestowed upon its members. At their first regular meeting, the first yearlings elected class officers who are president, Carroll Dobbins; vice-president, Virginia Powell; secretary- treasurer, Alice Townsend. Their representatives to the Student Council are Shirley Rosenbaum and Jim Ballengee. Among the individual honors bestowed upon freshmen class members, there seems to be a cross- section of the outstanding members of the college. Both of Morris Harvey ' s newly-organized band spon- sors are freshmen. They were charming Sally Jane Miller and attractive, blue-eyed June Robson. The freshman class also included one of the band ' s three majorettes, dark-eyed Genevieve Taylor. Also numbered among the class ' leading members are those girls who represented it in Morris Harvey ' s countless beauty parades. Mary Campbell, dimpled co-ed from Monroe county, was the candidate for the title of " Miss Morris Harvey. " For their representatives in the May Queen court the freshmen chose stately, dignified Alice Townsend and winsome brunette Betty Byrd. Miss Byrd was later selected in an all-school balloting to be May Queen Helen Rippetoe ' s Maid of Honor during the annual May Day celebra- tion, and was elected Queen of the annual Alpha Mu carnival. Star rep orter Shirley Rosenbaum is also listed in the freshman class. Miss Rosenbaum became editor of the " Comet " for the second semester when the illness of Miss Miriam Thomas, former editor, forced her to withdraw. Miss Rosenbaum is also organizations editor of the " Harveyan " and student director of college publicity. Other literary lights in the freshman class are Lois Jean Wall, news editor of the " Comet " and Sam Richard, photographer on the " Harveyan " . Louise Dick is advertising manager of the " Harveyan. " At the state inter-collegiate speech festival held on the Marshall college campus in March, Sam Poland won all-state acting honors with his portrayal of the villain in Morris Harvey ' s winning presentation of the old-fashioned mellerdrammer, " He Ain ' t Done Right by Nell. " Also included in the cast were freshmen, or rather fresh-women, June Robson, Shirley Rosenbaum, and Virginia ' Powell. The class ' outstanding social function of the year was the all-school part y which they gave February 21. It would be well to note that this was the only all-school, admission-by-activity-book party where refresh- ments were served. CLASS Gene Barton Riker Bennett Betty Hazel Chandler Dennis Boggs Inez Bone Mike Bicanic Betty Ann Byrd Robert Lewis Blagg Wanda Lee Carr Rudolph Cavender Mary Margaret Campbell Phillip Berthy Anne Kathryn Carper Carl William Chandler Virginia Cox Theresa Irene Courtney Horace Frank Cope Caro Louise Childress 39 FRESHMAN Clyde Downs Margaret Louise Dick George Duffield Vernon Emilia Foltz Roy Fisher Georgia Evelyn Dummitt Michael Joseph Dzik Jeanne Marie Giesey Richard John Glass Donald George Gleasner June Estelle Gibson Lawson Ham i I ton Brooks Griffiths Mary Charlotte Gobdel James Harless Mary Jane Harmon George Hart Doris Mae Hartley CLASS Marjorie Lee Heckert Norma Hensley Homer Henderson Houghton Adris Elaine Hume Jacqueline Jenette Hunt Mary Frances Johnson Jo Ann Jordan Frances Anne Kean Guy LeMaster Franklin Lewis Elmo Forrest Lewis John Long Ray Lunn Ann McConihay Edward McElfresh Elsie Stewart McKay Edwin Milam Sally Jane Miller FRESHMAN Ernestine Virginia Moore Vera Mae Moore Lois Ann Morris Mary Caroline Orth Robert Landis Palmer Joseph John Panczak Helen Peterson Ralph Edwin Pulliam Ruth Pyles Samuel Jackson Richard. Jr. Dorothy Elaine Reed June Elizabeth Robson Janette Shepard Betty Short Myrtle Smith 42 CLASS Florence Tanner Katherine Charlton Sutler Naomi June Stone Pauline Tolley Frances Thomas Genevieve Taylor Jewell Marie Webb Lois Jean Wall Okey Arthur Walker, Jr. Ruth Erva Slayton Clayton Witt Bernardine Wickline Anita Arbutus Atkinson Mary Luke Janice Keller 43 PANHELLENIG MIDWINTER FORMAL In January, the Pan-Hellenic Council sponsored a formal at the Boat Club. It was a colorful and festive evening for Greek guys, gals, and guests. We sent our staff photographer John Campbell, out to cover the occasion, and the result is this interesting series of shots, recording the inside stuff on a date ZK Bill Rice and AM Shirley Rosenbaum managed to enjoy despite the marked attentions of one Harveyan photographer. Needless to say, John met with trials and personal perils often during the evening, but we think he did a swell job in.spite of all, and so we give you the results. There could be a date in the offing. First dance. It appears that they are not to enjoy even this unobserved. Other people are catchinq on. They sit one out with Phi Sig Bert Wolfe and date. It was at about this time that they suddenly and mysteriously eluded the photographer, and didn ' t reappear until after intermission. Excuse? Hunger. What do you think? Looks like we re ready for a big eve- ning. Note the smiles; they don ' t know yet that they are to have a third on this date. Arriving at the dance. Bill and Shirley register. Cameraman on the job. Nice work if you can work it And so goodnight. John really worked for this one. 45 STUDENT OFFICERS Bert Wolfe Vice-president Bet ty Lowery Sec reta ry John Campbell Sergeant at arms Earlena Morris Head cheerleader A. C. Blackwell Sponsor STUDENT COUNCIL An entirely new, streamlined plan for the initiation of ' 41 freshmen started the Council program for this year out with a " bang " Under the new arrangement, each freshman was sponsored by an upper classman who had com- plete charge of his activities and behavior. Over the sponsor, six " Kangaroo " courts in charge of six Council members were held at regular intervals to try freshmen who refused to obey the rules laid down by the Council. The entire student body (including the freshmen) had an enjoyable time during the course of freshmen " Hell Week " and the initiation period. A reconditioned, renumbered set of lockers which were rented out is another source of credit to the Council this year. Obtaining a large part of the necessary funds from the student activities fee, and making up the difference from its own treasury, the Council launched a social program for the year consisting of thirteen parties, which were co-sponsored by other campus organizations and classes. All students were admitted to these events by activity card and the entire program was a success, attendance at the parties reaching record heights. In conjunction with the college administration, the Council staged one of the finest Home Coming celebra- tions which Morris Harvey has ever had, at the Morris Harvey-Glenville game on November 9. A prize was pres- ented for the best, float entered in the parade, and Miss Morris Harvey was crowned at the half. The Student Council plays a big part in the selection of the yearbook and student newspaper editors and busi- ness managers, sending three members to each of the governing boards of these organizations. New procedures were employed in elections this year of the May Queen and the new Council officers. The student body constitution was revised and approved by the Council, college administration, and student body. Under the new plan the president of the Council may be elected from the sophomore or junior classes, the head cheerleader is chosen by an executive board, and class elections are held in the spring. A Spring formal was planned, to be held in the latter part of May. New Council officers will be installed at this time. 46 GOVERNMENT PREXV Dynamic, forceful, and energetic, Bill Rice is one of the most progressive presidents the Council has ever had .... his widely varied interests have led him into journalistic, speech, and fraternal organizations .... and he ' s a qualified welder on the side ... Wiry and nervous, the auburn-haired senior is a business adminis- tration major .... perfers political science, money and banking, and business finance .... extremely popular, he has been a mem- ber of the Pan-Hellenic Council since its formation and was presi- dent of Zeta Kappa fraternity last year . . . his initials spell WAR ... his favorite pastime is to disprove theories and do the impossi- ble and he can talk you into giving him the shirt off your back .... he ' s a second year member of Who ' s Who . . . . in spite of all his honors, he ' s the most democratic of persons .... in short, we think he ' s a bit of all right. REPRESENTATIVES From the senior class, Max Anderson and Betty Jane Best were elected as Student Council representatives. Both have done excellent work and have worked hard to make the Council program a success. Max was in charge of Homecoming Day activities and is responsible in a large measure for its good organization. He has also had charge of all elections on the campus for this year and their honesty and complete fairness was due to him. Betty Jane handled the May Day program and put over the difficult undertaking with skill and finesse. Alvin " Tubby " Thacker and Louie Miller represent the junior class in the Council. Both loyal members, they headed two of the six " kanagaroo " courts, and have served on many of the Council com- mittees. Both also served on the polls during the May Queen and Council elections. From the sophomore class, Bill Kirk and Gene O ' Hara were chosen as Student Council members. Bill is a member of the Harveyan Execu- tive Board and served on the Constitutional Amendments Committee Both headed " kangaroo " courts during freshmen initiation, and served on the polls during student elections. Representatives from the freshman class are Shirley Rosenbaum and Jim Ballengee. Shirley was elected to serve on the Harveyan Executive Board and was a member on the May Day committee. She also served on the Constitutional Amendments Committee. Jim, re- placing Bill Calhoun who left school at the second semester, became a member of the Comet Executive Board and served on the election polls. 47 ALPHA MU SORORITY The first sorority on the Morris Harvey campus, Alpha Mu was organized on October 14, 1925. Founded on the mythology of the Greek muses, the goddesses of the various arts and sciences, it was called Alpha Mu, " Sisters of the Muses " The two-fold purpose of the organization is to foster interests in a literary program, outlined in a year-book published annually, and to promote social life on the campus. To further this aim the sorority holds an annual carnival as well as a spring formal. The carnival, held in March of this year, was very successful. A Hollywood theme was used and this motif was carried out in decora- tions and entertainment. Door prizes were presented to the man with " Joe E. Brown " mouth and the girl with " Garbo " feet. In an election held before carnival, a King and Queen were elected, to be crowned during the evening. They were Betty Byrd, queen, and Professor Arnold Addison, king. Members of Alpha Mu meet on alternate weeks for business and program meetings. Officers are elected annually. Betty Lowery, president of the sorority, was chosen Miss Morris Harvey in an all-school election. She represented the student body in Homecoming Day festivities, as well as other such events through- out the year. Mary Campbell, freshman, and Charlotte Morris, sophomore, were elected to represent their classes. Betty Byrd was chosen to act as Maid of Honor to the May Queen in the annual May Day celebration sponsored by the college, while two of the sorority members were chosen as attendants. Three of the six outstanding personalities elected in the college were Alpha Mu members and Alpha Mu is represented in Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges by two members. The sorority sponsored a Christmas party for the school during the Christmas holidays. ALPHA MU OFFICERS Betty Lowery Olive Fielding Ruth Byrd Eleanor Hawkins Shirley Rosenbaum Miss Virginia Williams. President Vice-president Secretary-treasurer Pan-Hellenic representative Publicity director Sponsor ALPHA MU SORORITY First row: Kay Atkins, pledge; Eleanor Bruster, Betty Byrd, Mary Campbell, Anne Carper, Marjorie Cavins. Second row: Caro Childress, Rebecca Richardson Hickman, Jean Hornor, Adris Hume, Lucina Keane, honorary member; Janice Keller. Third row: 01 lie May McGuire, Betty McMillion, Charlotte Morris, Virginia Parsons, Barbara Jean Pierson, Mrs. Maxie Radford, alumna. Fourth row: June Robson, Mary Elizabeth. Stump, Mrs. Mary Stout, alumna; Lois Jean Wall. 49 SIGMA IOTA CHI SORORITY Beta Nu chapter of Sigma lota Chi, a national sororitv, was established in 1936 on the Kanawha college campus. When Morris Harvey and Kanawha colleges combined, the sorority continued to function on the common campus. Originally established as an honor sorority in Alexandria, Louisiana in 1903, Sigma lota Chi later became a social organiza- tion, though it still maintains high scho ' astic requirements and stresses the importance of scholastic achievements. To be eligible for membership, candidates must meet all national requirements as well a those of the local Pan-Hellenic Council. The purpose of the sorority is to carry out the meaning of the word Sisterhood, to help others, and to try to reach the highest standards possible, mentally, morally, and physically. Weekly meet- ings of the organization are held, meeting alternately at the home of the members. Two meetings a month are devoted to rituals. Betty Jane Best, president of the sorority, is mentioned in a special section of Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges, devoted to students who are honored by the book for two years. Marion Gall, secretary, was elected to be one of the attendants to the May Queen. Various social activities are SDonsored during the year by the sorority, climaxed in the spring with a banquet and formal In the fall a tea is held to which all girls in the school are invited. A Valentine party was sponsored by the sorority in co-operation with the Student Council. SIGMA IOTA CHI OFFICERS Betty Jane Best Virginia Mae Neal Anna Gardman Betty Dabney Dr. Mary Cochnower President .Vice-president Secretary Treasurer Sponsor 50 SIGMA IOTA CHI SORORITY First row: Virginia Enock, Mary Gobdel, Joyce Knight. Second row Frances Shewey, Kathleen Stone. Third row: Helen Frances Midkiff. 51 PHI KAPPA SIGMA SORORITY Phi Kappa Sigma was organized in the fall of 1928 on the M orris Harvey campus at Barboursville, West Virginia. The aim of the sorority is to unite into a more intimate fellowship young women of congenial tastes, and by means of that fellowship and sisterly understanding to afford each member the opportunity of broadening and enriching her life socially, intellectually, physically, and spiritually, ' v Vv The organization carries out each year an extensive program of varied social and educational activities In the fall a " Howdy Day " to help freshmen get acquainted was sponsored which was climaxed in the evening with a party held at the YWCA. A formal tea is held at the beginning of the school year to which all girl students in school are invited. Highlighting the year ' s social program is the annual spring formal. A " Bowery Ball " is held every year in which the pre-war theme is carried out in the decorations " The Bar-fly male quartette " " Tillie Bustle, the waterfront soubrette " " The Strawberry Blonde " and other relics of the old East Side of New York featured the entertainment. Helen Rippetoe, member of the sorority, was chosen May Queen in an all-school election. She ruled over annual May Day festivities held on the lawn of the state capitol May 1. Miriam Thomas, member of. the sorority is represented in Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges, as is Ruth Dunbar. Anna Ciccarello, secretary of the organization, was chosen to represent the junior class in Homecoming activities. Pledges of the sorority entertained members with a " tacky " party in the middle of February. PHI KAPPA SIGMA OFFICERS Virginia Jordan President Vice-president Anna Ciccarello Secretary-treasurer June Williams Sergeant at Arms Earlena Morris Prelate Jo Anne Jordan Pan-Hellenic representative 52 PHI KAPPA SIGMA SORORITY First row: Llewellyn Cole, Martha Cole, Nancy Delaney, Ruth Dunbar, Mildred Goldman. Second row: Wanda Jenkins, Mary Frances Johnson, Jo Anne Jordan, Frances Keane, Sally Jane Miller. Third row: Helen Peterson, Electa Ranson, Helen Rippetoe, Mrs. Gertrude Schwabe, faculty advisor, June Stone. 53 PHI LAMBDA TAU SORORITY Organized in 1929 on the Morris Harvey campus in Barbours- ville, Phi Lambda Tau has tried to form a group of girls with similar interests and like personalities, to provide wholesome social activities, and to promote a spirit of friendship and co-operation among Morris Harvey students. In order to be eligible for membership, a girl must be acceptable to the group on the basis of personality, character, and scholarship. She must have completed at least 16 hours of college work and must have at least a high C average to be maintained during her entire college course. Meetings are held every Monday night during the school year and lectures, discussions, and socials are included in the agenda of activities. In the fall an " international " tea was held, and at Easter- time a " bunny " party was given in co-operation with the Student Council. Three Phi Lambda Tau members, Rachel Dotson, president of the organization, Elaine White and Margaret Jones were named this year to Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges, honorary publication. Elaine White was elected May Queen for two successive years. Phi Lambda Tau is interested in girls who do not have an opportunity to attend college and because of this a sixty dollar scholarship loan has been established to aid a freshman co-ed each year. 54 PHI LAMBDA TAU SORORITY First row Edith Cunningham, Betty Lew Fitch, Vernon Foltz, June Gibson, Jeanne Giesey. Second row Mary Catherine Harmon, Mary Hover, Margaret Jones, Virginia L.ouke, Sybil McMillian. Third row: Virginia O ' Dell, Lois Parnell, Ruth Slayton, Marjorie Stalnaker. 55 PHI SIGMA PHI FRATERNITY " To unite young men from various localities, to instill a feeling of campus fellowship, to promote the interests of the college, and to open doors of social activity that might otherwise be closed, " is the object of Phi Sigma Phi fraternity, founded on the campus of Concord State Teacher ' s college in Athens, West Virginia in 1927. Two years later, Beta chapter of the fraternity was organized in Morris Harvey college on November 14. Before initiation a candidate must pass at least 12 semester hours of college work, and must have a general average of C. Sponsors of the organization are Professor C. E. Roth and J. J. Van Den Brink and Mrs. Helen Tufts Lauhon is the patroness. Character, Scholarship, and Leadership is the motto of Phi Sigma Phi, and green and white are the fraternity colors. The cape jasmine is the flower. Each year during the Homecoming celebration, Phi Sigma Phi entertains its alumni with a Smoker at the Daniel Boone hotel. Special decorations were planned by the fraternity for the final basketball game of the year, the Wesleyan game, and members of the fraternity acted as ushers. Bert Wolfe, president of the fraternity, was chosen 6ne of the six outstanding personalities of the school in a popularity election. Nine Phi Sigs were honored by Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges this year, one of them, John Newton, receiving the honor for the second consecutive year. Social activities of the past year have included hamburger frys, alumni sponsored parties, and rushing activities. In collaboration with the Student Council, the fraternity sponsored an all-school party at the YWCA on March 21 . Bert Wolfe President Dick Nichols Vice-President Robert Pruett Secretary Byron Thumm Treasurer Alvin Thacker Sergeant at Arms John Campbell Corresponding secretary and Pan-Hellenic representative. Kermit White Chaplain P— -s» Wl PHI SIGMA PHI FRATERNITY First row: Charles Bradley, Go r don Brown John Burnell, Maxel Butcher, Carroll Crowder, Roy Fisher. Second row: Richard Glass, James Hix, William Kirk, Norman Knapp, alumnus; Guy LeMaster, Marshall Buckalew, alumnus. Third row: Louis Miller, John Newton, Gene O ' Hara, Charles Rogers, Charles Rourvsavell, Jerome Ruby Fourth row: Ralph Yeager, Edgar Smith, Johnny Stec, Loren Van Delinder, J. J. Van Den Brink, honorary member; Clayton Witt, Freddie Zinck. 57 ZETA KAPPA FRATERNITY On March 14, 1923, six students of Morris Harvey college met and formed a social club, out of which grew the present Zeta Kdppa national social fraternity. The organization is the oldest Greek letter group on the campus. Regular meetings of the fraternity are held every Wednesday night, and special social functions are held at intervals during the school year, climaxed by the annual formal held in the spring At Homecoming activities this year, the Z.K ' s won the Eiser . smith trophy for entering the best float in the parade for the third successive year. A co-ed party to which rushees and their dates were invited was an unusual feature of the fall rushing activities. Fred Walls, president of the fraternity, is a member of Who ' s Who in American Universities and Colleges, while Bill Rice, Pan- Hellenic representative of the group, was honored this year for the second time by the honorary publication Rice is president of the student body. Chick Wick, Zeta KaoDa pledge, was named one of the six outstanding personalities in Morris Harvey in an all-school election. On March 14 this year, Zeta Kapoa observed its eighteenth birthday with a huge cake iced in orange and black, the fraternity colors, which was served to Morris Harvey students at noon. Each year, fraternity members elect a M H. co-ed to be the " Sweetheart of Zeta Kappa. " Last year Miss Helen Rippetoe received this honor. Fred Walls Henry Swoope Charles Meadows Paul Totten William Rice ZETA KAPPA OFFICERS President Vice-president „ Secretary Treasurer Pan-Hellenic representative ZETA KAPPA FRATERNITY First row: Jim Ballengee, Walter Kechejian, honorary member; Jack Daugherty, honorary member; Harold Ewing, honorary member. Second row: Joseph Farris, Paul Fitzwater, Lawson Hamilton, Donald McGarey, honorary member. Third row: Bill Woods, Bill McKee, Basil Mullens, Sam Richard, Bernard Wright. 59 PANHELLENIC COUNCIL OFFICERS Bert Wolfe President Betty Lowery Secretary- treasurer Fred Walls Vice-president In accordance with a constitution proposed by a committee from the social sororities and fraternities of Morris Harvey college, the Pan-Hellenic Council was organized in September, 1938. Its two-fold purpose is " to promote the bast interests of the college . . . . and to forward them in contributing to the success of the entire program of the institution ' The president and one member elected from every G reek letter organization and three faculty members chosen by the sororities, fraternities, and administration, compose the Council. Meetings are held every Thurs- day morning of the academic year. This year the Pan-Hellenic Council sponsored a Mid-winter Formal which is expected to become an annual affair. Other activities included a party held at the YWCA, closing the Student Council sponsored series of social activities. COUNCIL MEMBERS Betty Jane Best, John Campbell, Rachel Dotson, Virginia Neal Bill Rice, Miriam Thomas, and Elaine White. 60 DEBATE TEAM OFFICERS Frank Cope President Kermit White Vice-president Rex Broyles Secretary-treasurer Joe Farris Corresponding secretary Richard C. Brand Sponsor MEMBERS Louis Miller Bill Kirk Gordon Shingleton G. C. Duffield The Morris Harvey Debate Squad, after a slow start, engaged in a series of matches on the ques- tion, ,r Resolved, the nations of the Western Hemi r phere should enter into a permanent union ' They met such schools as West Virginia Wesleyan, Marshall College, Concord State Teachers, Bluefield (Va), Fairmont State Teachers, Glenville, and Youngstown (Ohio) College. The debate schedule was highlighted by a two-day trip into southern West Virginia and Virginia. Concord State Teachers and Bluefield (Va.) Colleges were met on this journey. Another interesting phase of the Debate Squad ' s season was the partic pation in the State Intercollegiate Speech Festival at Huntington on March 20-21-22. While there, the debaters met such schools as West Virginia Wesleyan and Fairmont State Teachers College The officers for the. past year were Frank Cope, Jr., president; Kermit White, vice-president; Rex Broyles, secretary-treasurer; and Joseph H Farris, corresponding secretary. All in all, the squad enjoyed a very successful season, receiving favorable comments and honors wherever it appeared. CHI BETA PHI FRATERNITY Nineteen chapters, established in some of t Ur leading universities and colleges of the central and southern states, compose Chi Beta Phi, nationa honorary scientific fraternity. The aims of the fraternity are to foster interest in science and t " stimulate proficiency in science courses. Epsilon chapter of Chi Beta Phi consists o ' men only, and was installed in Morris Harvev on May 19, 1923. To be eligible for membership in the fraternity, a students must have completed satis- factorily 20 semester hours in the natural sciences and mathematics and must be enrolled in additional hours, or he must have completed more than 20 semester hours in these departments. Each year Epsilon chapter awards a medal, called the Chi Beta Phi Science Medal, to the student in Morris Harvey who attains the highest average on the first twenty-four hours of college science, provided the average is ninety per cent or above. This award is made for the purpose of promoting interest in scholarship. The national organization awards annually a scholarship key to the outstanding student mem- ber of each chapter, and sponsors an annual essay contest, offering three cash prizes of $25. 0U, $15 CO, and $10.00 The contest is open to regular student members of the chapters. Chapter meetings are held twice a month, or may be called more frequently, and recent advance- ments in science are discussed by chapter members and visiting scientists. Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Chi Beta Phi corsists entirely of women, and it was installed in Morris Harvey on March 31, 1939. The chapter has made an excellent start, and a promising future is indicated. OFFICERS Paul Campbell President Loren Van Delinder Vice-president Frank Woeber Secretary-treasurer Ramsey Broadwater Corresponding secretary A. C. Blackwell Sponsor 62 CHI BETA PHI FRATERNITY First row Paul Totten, Joseph Daher, Jack Daugherty, Roy Greenlee, C. J. Harris, Second row: Bill Kirk, John McCallister, R, V. Merrv, John Newton, Bill Redden. Third row: Emmett Rogers, Byron Thumm, W. H. Walker, Fred Walls, E. C. White. 0Lhj COMET STAFF Olive Fielding Lois Jean Wall Ernestine Moore... Llewellyn Cole Alfred Tozer June Robson Jeanne Giesey Joseph Farris Carl Chandler Betty Chandler.. . Managing editor News editor Feature editor Society editor Reporter Reporter Reporter ...Promotion manager .Advertising manager .Advertising soliciter COMET Clicking typewriters rattle madly, an excited editor rushes wildly about with a bit of late copy, and another Comet qoes to press. The Comet, for 18 years Morris Harvey ' s student publication, is issued semi-monthly during the year as an extra-curricular activity Awarded first class honor rating last year in the critical service of the Associated Collegiate press, the Comet is a member of that organization and distributes the Collegiate Digest. Printed in tabloid size, the paper was the first in the state to streamline headlines, and sponsor regular radio broadcasts. Each year, the paper co-sponsors with the Charleston Gazette an annual " Sadie Hawkins Day " and it possesses an original car- toon by Al Capp, creator of " L ' il Abner " , " Daisv Mae " , and other Dog Patch characters. Morris Harvey was one of the first colleges in the country to hold such an event. At annual Homecoming activities the Comet is donor of the Eisensmith trophy for the most original float entered in the parade. This year the choosing of " Miss Santa Claus " and Morris Harvey ' s candidate for Queen of the annual tomato festival at Berkeley Springs was sponsored by the paper. The Morris Harvey Ping-Pong tourna- ment was also held under the auspices of the Comet. The editor and business manager of the paper are chosen annually by a Comet Executive board composed of representatives of the journalism and English departments, Student Council, senior class, and business manager of the college. In collaboration with the Student Council, the Comet sponsored an all -school party this year during Homecoming festivities. 64 WELCOME FRESHMEN Four New Members S ome jB eads Fall Enrollment Added to M-H Faculty Committee Shows New High Colloge Enrollment Warrants rir cVi » r . TT " Jump in Rogiitration; Increase in 1940 Teaching Staff Si«»» o rgem.ed Extension Classes Organized CHAXIXBTOH. WERT VIRGINIA. THURSDAY NOVEMBER 7. IMS Fitzwater, Swoope o . " w ' .TeX Homecoming Features Are Harveyan Meads Varied School Events jj a j • . kl v ember 21 Inatttd oi Novtmber 29 Editor on d B utmost Monogor Acfirifiot Include Fmrm4 Appointed by Executive ioerd M iss Morris Harvep to I Mixer; Hive Rieglerr l Tue d»y. Buckalew Made Business Head lit Ha.lrtt Cat. . Sk«wk«y‘( kni|M(it Miriam Thomas . . . small, dark, and artistic . . . editor of the Comet for the first semester . . interested in music, member of the Philharmonic choir, girls sextet . . . writes delicious sonnets . . . friendly and interesting. Bill Rice . . . business manager of the Comet for second straight year . . . interested in promotion and politics . . . writes original ad copy for many of his advertisers . . . efficient and capable. Shirley Rosenbaum . . . slim, blonde . . . Comet acting editor for the second semester . . . was editor of the Charleston High Book Strap . . of " little Nell " fame . . . sings in choir . . . tireless worker . . . writes poetry . . . delightful sense of humor. CHARLESTON WEST VIRGINIA. FRIDAY, M-H Students Nominated To Who ' s Who RiggU. Before Stud CommJ tl! Uln , Elizabeth Bennett rogr) College Well Wisher p Straughn resset Chapel -- m rs. T-i 1L Band Will Parade — - At D-E Game ftfcesn j 1 - JZsvSttrssxz Chtmt inmiri W.m 4 • «»• " froup at U-R Kite been tn riled to axtimr cts. Amron. who la lntaraatad U ,0 " • Brand. Mr Don- “ or " V oth « member of iKa chapel committee “ rt ‘ on «• •nd Elkin -Morrla Him, ama New uniform will be one at the KidKUght. o th. dab£ lorn cone let oi a maroon jerket h£i H £ ? " trimmed In gold. and° wh7e“tro£? Xlorrto Harvey ' i Mpiace band to undar tha diractlon at Robert O, William ta • recent atatemenl Wfl- llama indicated that the muakal •roup 1 defln Italy a “permanent or. 65 THE Paul Fitzwater EDITOR STAFF Editor Paul Fitzwater frantically shouting orders at stooges Ballengee and Lois Wall . . . Photographer Sam Richard taking an angle shot from the window ledge of the Harveyan office, as pedestrains on the street below wait for a suicide leap . . Olive Fielding, assistant to the editor, coercing freshmen into having their pictures taken ... Art editor Millie Connor carefully ruling a lay-out sheet for the dummy . . . Shirley Rosenbaum, organizations editor, snatchinq a cat nap between paragraphs . . John Campbell, photographer, lurking in corners trying to take " unposed " candids . Class editor Joe Farris " huntin ' and peckin ' out " his copy . . . Bert Wolfe, sports, " shooting the bull " with assistants Lowen and Foglesong. STAFF Olive Fielding Assistant editor Bert Wolfe Athletic editor Joseph Farris Class editor Shirley Rosenbaum Organizations editor Jim Ballengee Assistant organizations editor Lois Jean Wall Assistant organizations editor Edwin Milam Assistant class editor ART STAFF Mildred Conner Art editor June Robson Assistant Ruth Slayton Assistant Sidney Marks Assistant Kathleen Stone Assistant 66 HARVEYAN BUSINESS STAFF Advertising genius Swoope getting tough with his staff as al! good business managers should . . . Assistant Bill Rice attacking a lay-out sheet with a printer ' s rule in one hand and a copy pencil in the other . . . Eleanor Hawkins, circulation, ducking in the office and ducking out again before she can be stopped . . . Advertising manager Louise Dick, who always " gets her man " — and his advertising . . Bill Redden, subscriptions, coaxing, bullying and pleading for the good of the cause — and a swell job he did too ... . Salesman Carl Chandler out tramping the macadam for the ad copy. Henry Swoope BUSINESS MANAGER STAFF William Rice Assistant business manager Louise Dick Advertising manager Carl Chandler Advertising soliciter William Redden Subscription manager PHOTOGRAPHERS " Do or die for dear old alma mammy " was the motto of the two Harveyan staff photographers, as they hung by their feet from windows, ducked basketballs, " shot " their best friends in unkind poses, and generally made themselves and everybody else miserable Nevertheless, despite (or perhaps because of) their amazing persistence and their energetic efforts, they obtained some swell action shots. Here ' s orchids to you, Sam Richard and John Campbell PHILHARMONIC PHILHARMONIC CHOIR The Morris Harvey Singers, which was the nucleus of the present Philharmonic Choi was organized in Morris Harvey when the college was located in Barboursville. In the fall of 1939, Harold Ewing, who is the present director of the choir, took over the organization and increased the mem- bership from sixteen to its present personnel of sixty members. In the fall of this year, the choir made an all-day trip, singing at various points in West Virginia, Including Elkview, Clendenin, and Clay. In the spring, an extended senes of concerts was given, the choir singing at Dunbar and Nitro on April 21; Milton on April 22; and Fayetteville, Oak Hill, Mt Hope, and Beck ley on April 24. At Christmas time this year, the " Messiah " was presented to a Charleston audience. Local guest artists sang the solo parts and an organ and piano furnished the accompaniment. The presentation took place at the Shrine Mosque. During the year, the choir sang before several local organizations, including the Lion ' s Club, Charleston high school, South Charleston high school, and Sacred Heart high school. A prominent part in May Day activities is taken by this organization and a local concert was planned this spring. Organized within the choir is the male quartet, composed of Jim Foglesong, Ed Fisher, Lawson Hamilton, and Ralph Pulliam. This qroup has ung at Belle high school, the Lion ' s club, and other local organizations. They are accompanied by Barbara Pierson Another group within the choir, which is newly organized this semester, is the octette, composed of the male quartet and four female voices. Girls included in the group are Mary Gobdel, Anne Carper, Barbara Pierson, and Mary Hover. They are accompa nied by Eleanor Bruster, who is the Choir accompanist. Officers of the organization are Anne Carper, president; Nicky Ciccarello, vice-president; and Betty McMillion, secretary. 68 CHOIR t t t filllii f ViVn ' ri Vt lW s ' t 9 PERSONNEL First row: Eunice Harpold, Dorothy Reed. Phillis Thumm, Dora Allen, Marjorie Stalnaker, Betty Murray, Anne Carper, Ina Joyce Craft, Pauline Ciccarello, Louise Smith, Betty McMillion, Ollie McGuire, Catherine Francis, Janice Keller, Severna Wells. Second row Georgia Dummitt, Marjorie Heckert, Inez Bone, Bonnie Walker, Anne McConihay, Kathleen Price, Rachel Dotson, Carol Haviland, Olive Fielding, Betty Fitch, Barbara Jean Pierson, Shirley Rosenbaum, Frances Shewey, Mary Hover, Mary Gobdel, Jacqueline Hunt. Third row: Anna Ciccarello, Ruth Dunbar, Ernestine Moore, Mary Jo Knight, Jean Hornor, Betty Shaffer, June Robson, Mr. Ewing, W. H. Morrison, Norma Hensley, Joyce Knight, Eleanor Bruster, Adris Hume, Carl Chandler, Paul Fitzwater, Edwin Fisher. Fourth row: Ralph Pulliam, Byron Thumm. Joe Farris, George Hart, Lawson Hamilton, Sam Richard, Jim Foglesong, Dick Childress, Robert Henson, John Jennings, Joe McCormick, Sam Harford, Kermit White, Bill Cabell Mr. Harold Ewing Director of the Choir ALUMNI ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Dr. H. R Glass, President Marshall Buckalew, Vice-president Olive Riggleman, Secretary-treasurer ALUMNI COUNCIL Three year term P. P. Wilson Ruth Vinson W. H. Walker Virginia Duf field... Two year term Gat ha White Raleigh Jimison H. L. Clay, Jr J. R. Withrow One year term Paris Bell, Jr Jackie Rogers Charlotte Spriegel Glen W. Stewart.. ..Charleston, W. Va. ..Charleston, W. Va. ...Charleston, W. Va. .Charleston, W. Va. ...Charleston, W Va. .Charleston, W. Va. Milton, W. Va. Matewan, W. Va. Beckley, W. Va Pt. Pleasant, W Va. ..Spring Hill, W. Va. Logan, W. Va. The purpose of the Alumni Association is to promote a six-point program: 1. To associate the alumni of Morris Harvey college, to promote the college ' s welfare and progress, and tc ex- ercise the functions created for its graduates. 2. To aid the college in its financial program through the gifts of alumni and friends. 3. To attract to the college both men and women students of superior ability who will benefit by the oppor- tunities offered by the college and carry on for it as alumni. 4. To enhance the prestige of Morris Harvey and maintain the interest and support of alumni and friends by acquainting them with the activities of the college in all its forms. 5. To discover positions for Morris Harvey alumni, and provide opportunities which will make it possible for them to develop and express their own talents. 6. To measure in so far as possible, the success and attainments of alumni so that they may be recognized and rewarded by the college and community. Membership of the Alumni Association is divided into three classes: actives, or those who are graduated with a degree from Morris Harvey; associates, or those former students who have earned twelve semester hours in Morris Harvey; and honorary or those who have received an honorary degree, been a member of the faculty, or whose con- tributions to or interest in Morris Harvey is deemed to be of special significance. 70 ART GUILD To make Morris Harvey students " art con- scious " the Art Guild plans students exhibits, demonstrations, and exhibits outside the school in an annual planned program. The organization, which was established last year under the spon- sorship of Miss Lucina Keane, also plans to co- operate with the college art department in putting on an annual spring exhibit. The purpose of the organization is to provide an opportunity for art students, who wish to do creative work outside of class, to receive the benefits of meeting regularly as a group to sketch, model or paint, and to carry out projects of an artistic nature. Meetings are held weekly and officers are elected once a year. Each year the guild plans to present a costume ball and the benefits will be used to provide an art scholarship or lending fund for interested talented students desiring to study art at Morris Harvey. Millie Conner President John Sowers Vice-president June Robson Secretary Ruth Slayton Treasurer Lucina Keane Sponsor MEMBERS Kay Atkins Arbutus Atkinson Ruth Dunbar Paul Fitz water Sidney Marks Dick Nichols June Stone MINISTERIAL ASSOCIATION OFFICERS Kermit E. White President W. H. Morrison Vice-president Ann McConihay Secretary-treasurer L. H. Burns Sponsor Students preparing for the ministry, and actively interested faculty members compose the Ministerial Association, the purpose of which is to advance Christian ideas and ideals among Morris Harvey students. The association works to develop and maintain an intimate relationship among its members in order to solve individual problems more adequately. The group also works with other religious organizations on the campus, attempting to foster a more Christian atmosphere. Luncheon meetings are held from time to time, at which devotional services are held and plans for future activities are discussed. Students of the ministry, of whatever denomination, are eligible for membership. MEMBERS First row: Riker Bennett Cecil Burns, Edwin Fisher, Sam Harford. Second row: Robert Henson, William Ing Walter Kechejian, honorary member; Elf r Lewis. Third row: Franklin Lewis, John Newton, W Wodds. 72 LIFE SERVICE CLUB OFFICERS Dora Lee Allen President Virginia Louke Secretary Miss Emily Olmstead Sponsor MEMBERS Betty Chandler, Betty Lew Fitch, Eunice Harpold. Roberta Hicks, Mary Hover, Margaret Jones Mary Luke, Ann McConihay, Elsie McKay Sybil McMillian, Ernestine Moore, Marceline Louise Smith Myrtle Smith, Marjorie Stalnaker. " Be ye doers of the word and not hearers only " is the motto of the Life Service club members. The club is made up of girls in Morris Harvey who are prepar- ing for full-time religious work in the future. Designed especially to offer spiritual and social fellowship to its members, the organiza- tion co-operates with the Christian Service club and the Ministerial Association in fostering goodwill amonq the students of Morris Harvey. Membership is open to every girl who is planning to become a missionary, social service worker, or pastor ' s wife, or to enter any kind of full-time religious occupation or work. Meetings are held semi-monthly, at which Bible readings and talks are given. Officers are elected annually. 74 CHRISTIAN SERVICE CLUB OFFICERS Sam Harford •— Dora Lee Allen. Byron Thumm— Mary Hover .... Kermit White - President Secretary 7 reasurer Religious Leader Recreation The Christian Service club, originally established at Barboursville, moved with Morris Harvey college to Charleston and the local group was first organized here in 1935, under the sponsorship of Reverend Glen W. Stewart. The club, which serves as a unifyinq force for the promotion of Christian ideals in the college, is composed not only of students who are preparing for the ministry or for full-time religious service but also for those who have chosen the Christian way or life and who are interested in the work of the church. In order that religious interest and religious activity among the students may best be stimulated, the club pursues the cultivation of fellowship and the desire to participate in Christian social action on the campus, in the college community, and in the world at large. Devotional services are held every week. The club co-operates actively with the Methodist Student Movement, the Student Volunteers, the National Student Christian Movement, the Y.M.CA, the YWCA, and churches of the city. Its primary function is to present a program of Christian service on the Morris Harvey campus. Representatives are sent to student conferences each year. This year students attended the Student Volunteer conference at Buckhannon in April. The dub sponsored a sunrise service on the Thursday before Easter vacation. On December 31 a retreat was held at South Hills. The week of April 9-16 was designated as Religious Emphasis Week and during this period a special assembly was sponsored for Morris Harvey students A speaker sent out by the National Association of Protest- ants, Jews and Catholics addressed the group. Although it is not primarily a social organization, the club sponsors several fine social gatherings each year including luncheons, social meetings, and parties. A party was held at St. Marks church on March 14. MEMBERS First row: Riker Bennett, Hertha Beskin, Betty Jane Best, Marshall Buckalew, Betty Chandler, Carl Chandler, Mildred Conner. Second row: Edith Cunningham, Rachel Dotson, Virginia Esther Enock, Edwin Fisher, Betty Lew Fitch, Mary Catherine Harmon, Eunice Harpold. Third row: Robert Henson, Roberta Hicks, Oma Hilleary, Mary Hover, William Inghram, Margaret Jones, Virginia Jordan. Fourth row: Mary Jo Knight, Joyce Knight, Elmo Lewis, Franklin Lewis, Virginia Louke, Betty Lowery, Mary Luke. Fifth row: Ann McConihay, Elsie McKay, Sybil McMillian, Edward Milam, Sally Jane Miller, Virginia Mae Neal, John Newton. Sixth row: Emily Olmstead, Barbara Jean Pierson, Dorothy Reed, Virginia Robson, Betty Short, Marceline Louise Smith, Myrtle Smith. Seventh row: Marjorie Stalnaker, Mary Elizabeth Stump, Clayton Witt, Kermit White, Elaine White, William Woods. 75 BE f 1 ! i 1 mV iV 1 r rj 1 r j j 1 r V M jf fT ' L vl M , 1 lz IN’ J |R v k ' Hi i ! anmn HIS 1 1; rm m iiHMw ! . M -v k y t[f] i § ii u . it i f f BEAUTY SCHOOL STUDENTS Front Row— Verna Rhodes, Helen Arbaugh, Jean Crowder, Hester McClintic, Mary Van Sickle Wears, Louise Chandler, Mary Frances McCutcheon Back Row— Maycelle Hines, Helen Spaulding, Irma Moore, Irene Hedrick Hattie Hall, Mildred Fox, Doris Campbell, Violet Matheney, Phyllis Mathenev, Mary Coffey, who will complete her course in 1941, is not in the photograph. The department of cosmetology offers the complete West Virginia course, qualifying the beauty culture student for examination before the state board of the Bureau of Barbers and Beauticians. A well-balanced schedule combines theoretical training with practical experience under actual working conditions. The course offered by the school involves 1500 hours of class instruction and laboratory practice, which the student, if she so desires, may complete in eight months. Equipment is complete and modern, as well as practical. The staff includes Miss Romaine Thompson, manager and instructor in Theoretical Cosmetology; Miss Cynthia Adkins, instructor in Practical Cosmetology; and Mr. Norman Knapp, business manager. • SCHOOL Photographer Sam Richard snapped these pictures of the Beauty School at work. He had some trouble- women, it seems, don ' t like to be photographed in the process of becoming beautiful. However, Sam escaped relatively unscathed, and we think the results are not bad, in fact very interesting. 77 WE FOLLOW Vim, vigor, and vitality personified ' by cheerleaders Jack Sweeney, Earl ena Morris, and Bill Mc- Kee . . . And Wesleyan melted all right as Morris Harvey really got hot, burning up the cords to a tune of 44-43 . . . Pie-maker ' s paradise and scorekeeper ' s dilemma — and the player ' s numbers were as clear as mud . . . Cheerleader Susan Graham trucks to the music of the MH band, while Charles Bradley and Jack Sweeney clap in time to the game. THE GAME Manager Bert Wolfe is " on the wagon ' — streamlined water boy . . . Sponsors Sally Miller and June Robson and drum majorettes Genevieve Taylor, Helen Peterson, and Martha Cole strut their stuff . . Proud papas everyone — Dad ' s Day at MH football game . . . horn tooters watch ball toters from band- box . . . Coach " Jule " Ward ' s looking toward the future with his 1960 halfback and his head-coach, the Missus. VARSITY 1940-41 SCHEDULE M. H. Opponent Score 31 St. Vincent 22 36 St. Francis 39 41 Scranton 62 28 La Salle 34 33 Loyola 43 33 Washington-Lee 32 33 Concord 46 58 Bluefield 41 43 Alderson Broaddus 66 49 Potomac State 43 47 Davis Elkins 42 56 Salem 64 54 New River 49 47 Mexico 39 35 West Liberty 34 39 W. Va. Wesleyan 62 51 Glenville 59 51 Bluefield 31 48 Alderson Broaddus 71 52 Concord 47 36 Glenville 39 53 Davis Elkins 56 53 Salem 66 48 New River 52 44 W. Va. Wesleyan 43 In the state collegiate tournament at Buckhannon, the score was Morris Harvey, 50, Alderson Broaddus, 60. BASKETBALL TEAM Mike Bicanic, Robert " Daddy " Noga, Reginald " Butch " Boucher, Eugene " Scarlett " O ' Hara, Willard " Babe " Starrett, Johnny Stec. Dick Nichols, Bob Palmer, Don Gleasner, Verlin " Sparky " Adams, captain, and John " Tabby " Tebelak. " And then what ' d he say, coach? " Coach Joe Daher explains a complicated play. FENCING TEAM lr November of 1940, there W3S born upon the Morris Harvey campus a new sport — fencing Morris Harvey is one of the very few, if not the only college in the state to have a fencing team The club meets twice a week in the basement of St. Marks church. A group of twelve boys and girls constitute the club, which is coached by Alfred Tozer, a member of the Charleston Fencing Club and a Morris Harvey student. The students are taught the use of the foil, and later are to be instructed in the use of sabre and epee. The club hopes to have mastered the foil by next year and to have some knowledge of the sabre. It hopes to schedule other colleges for fencing meets. Letters will be given to students who make the team. Enough interest has been shown to insure a good future for the sport in Morris Harvey. FENCING TEAM 84 GIRLS’ BASKETBALL The Golden Eaglets, under the direction of Coach Helen Bayless, finished the season with three wins, six losses, and two ties. In the city basketball league the Eaglets were at a disadvantage due to the lack of experience as compared with their opponents. All members of the squad were newcomers with the exception of Virginia Jordan and Mary Lib , Stump. Two of the outstanding games of the season were with Alderson Broaddus and West Virginia Bearings. The undefeated Co-eds of A.B. were greatly surprised in their return game, which ended in a 27-27 tie. As a preliminary to one of the varsity games the Eaglets furnished plenty of competition for the West Virginia Bearings, 1941 city league champions, resulting in another tie, 13-13. Girls ' rules bar the playing of extra periods in case of a tie. None of their games were powder-puff affairs, although some of the scores might seem to indicate such. The girls are to be praised for their fine team spirit loyalty, and sportsmanship. For their efforts, the squad received letters at the end of the season. Coach Helen Bayless TEAM Forward: Jo Wright, Georgia Dummitt, Gene Barton, Ruth Pyles, Janette Shepard. Guards: Virginia Jordan, Jo Anne Jordan, Mary Elizabeth Stump (captain), Marjory Heckert, and Inez Bone. 85 CAMPUS MISS BETTY LOWERY, Miss Morris Harvey Attendant to May Queen 86 BEAUTIES MISS HELEN RIPPETOE Queen of May Festival Sweetheart of Zeta Kappa 87 CAMPUS MISS ALICE TOWNSEND M. H. Candidate for Queen of Tomato Festival Attendant to May Queen. Featured in Co-ed Beauty Section of Look Magazine. 88 BEAUTIES MISS BETTY BYRD Maid of Honor to May Queen Queen of Alpha Mu Carnival. CAMPUS Miss Marian Gall, Junior Attendant to May Queen. Miss Mildred Conner, Senior Attendant to May Queen Miss Anna Ciccarello, Junior Attendant to Miss Morris Harvey 90 BEAUTIES Miss Charlotte Morris, Sophomore Atten- dant to May Queen; Sophomore Atten- dant to Miss Morris Harvey Miss Kay Atkins, Junior Attendant to May Queen. Miss Mary Campbell, Freshman Attendant to Miss Morris Harvey. 91 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS It has been our whole aim to present in this year-book a truly representative history of the school year. In our efforts we have been given immeasurable assistance, and we wish to express here our deep appreciation for benefits received. We wish to thank for their help members of the Harveyan board, members of the administrative staff, Dr. Cochnower, Dr. White, Cecil Brake, and Buckner Morris. Especially we would thank those who were largely responsible for the financial success of the book— our advertisers. A DeLuxe Photo . . . ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY A SPECIALTY Photographs in This Annual by uxe St u J, to ' Photographs That Please " l OVz Lee Street Opp. Virginian Theatre CHARLESTON, W. VA. Morris Harvey Chemistry Laboratory Uses Laboratory Supplies and Chemicals from B. PREISER COMPANY, INC. 416 W. Washington St. Charleston. W. Va. The Younq Men’s Christian Assnciation OF CHARLESTON, W. VA. Congratulates the Graduating Class of Morris Harvey College It offers its Physical Education facilities, by special arrangement with the College Executives, to all male students. Robert C. Boothe, General Secretary SANITONE w HPfr w 1 1 SANITONE V . , Fone 23-1 13 Fone Charleston, West Va. ,y|. Lima V ! m 1 : 1 V I || 1: 94 ornS JJ-arvey wishing the college continued success and prosperity Vi Marveyan, May Success Attend Your Every Effort — Headquarters for — ALLEN-WALES ADDING MACHINES MARCHANT CALCULATING MACHINES THE DANIEL BOONE ROGER S. CREEL, Managing Director • Typewriters • Porker Pens • Leather Goods • Office Supplies • Office Equipment Soles - Service - Rentals Thomas 0. Laird Co. 211 Dickinson St Dial 23-418 Charleston ' s Newest and Most Modern Hotel 96 Compliments of Pierson Fielding Hardware Company Phones 37-575—37-576 302 Washington St. W. Charleston, W. Va. 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