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How happy we should be that in this world of eirifs and bloodshed we are again privileged to eelebrats the birthday of the Prince of Peace.
May we celebrate His birthday in a way that will not grieve Him, but bring honor and glory to His name.
Bra. J. B. Smith has introduced to us the doctrine of premillenniallsm. Certainly God has given Bro, Smith a knowledge of the sorip- tursBi We have marveled at the manner in which Bro. Smith expounded a little of this knowledge. If you would inquire, he would explain that & thorough acquaintance with the Biblo is tha result of intensive study.
The Industrial Arts classes announce an exhibition of projects in Rom E on Tuesday afternoon for students and Tuesday evening for community folks. We kindly ask you not to handle projects. Thank you*
—-H, A. Mumaw
Soft rays of candlelight shone a welcome greeting to the Senior class as we gathered to the home of our adviser, Brot J. R. Mumaw on Saturday evening, ’Dec. 9. Cur host, assisted by Mres Mumaw and their little girl®, proved vary efficient at providing a well- balanced entertainment. We found our mental diet consisted of scrae interesting and well—chosen games under such names as “Bible Staggerers" and w3enior Jumbles". The revised versions of our classmates" names we found both puzzling and fascinating. Dainty refreshments, pleasing to the eye as well as the palate, were later served The last and a much appreciated feature of the evening was some wholesome spiritual food in & thought-provoking talk given by Bro, Mumaw v/hieh stirred within us new zeal to "walk worthy' through life as we go "Forward with Christ"*
Hospitable Hostetters! Cur College Junior class adviser and family certainly lived up to their nama Saturday night December- Ss when tho class •was entertained at their lovely horns in Park View*, For a good start Bro, Hostet-ter gave us a hard brain teaser to solve* After that followed more interesting contests, and even questionaries proved to be lots of fun. Different members of the group wore asked such questions as; Who went for forty years without getting new clothes? and What man ate a book? Then came the delicious refreshments I Well— they were of a real quality and quantity that we shall not forget for a long time.
Saturday evening the Freshman class spent a profitable and enjoyable evening in Room A.
We were cordially entertained by Mrs.Braokbill, our class adviser*. Our activities consisted of quizs-osg a deciphering contest and games,. Prizes were given to the best contestants. We were then served refreshments by our hostess.-
—J, Lester Eshlesaan
Saturday, Dec, 9th, the College Bible Freshman class spent a very interesting evening in Room 12 on third floor. The class president, Lester Shank was the host* The guests were the clacs adviser, Bro* Melvin Ruth, and the vice- president* Paul Hunsberger* The time was spent in discussing college life and eating refreshments. The class motto, "Not Quantity, but Quality™ was chosen*
The subject for the hour was faking Our School Christian". Some suggestions given ares more honesty, conscientious observance of the Morning Watch, prayer and use of the Upper Room, reserve, individual spirituality, and advoidance of a critical attitude.
A number of students were thrilled by hear in; th® "Messiah" on Tuesday night at Dayton, i as sure that all who heard it felt well repaid for going.
V.’o welcome Oliver Wenger back into our ha! ; again. He was off duty for some tine becau sol a sprained baek«
—James D. Eshleman SUNBEAM
The world is putting the X (unknown) in : .as,
—M. T, Brackbill
The librarian wishes to state that books may be taken home over vacation if the student is sure he will read them. Please carry bool on inside of bags and suit-cases, not on the ar floor!:
It will be a great convenience to the 1 )rari- ans if you take care of books due or of renewals] on Tuesday instead of Wednesday forenoon. Wednesday forenoon—well „ you know:! I
Drive carefully on your way home*
Don't eat too much tin’key.
Take a B for body during vacation.
Public School Art
The class is working with leather. Belt3» watch bands, purses, ar,d comb cases, are some of the articles being made, Friday if someone would have taken a peep into the Art Lab, they would have seen everybody down on their hands and knees looking for a small pin which fell out of Earl Mauat’s wrist watch.
—James D. Eshleman
History of the Apostolic Church
"A man's stops as well as his steps ere ordered of the Lord." - J. B, Smith
"Those mighty monosyllablesi Faith, Hope, and Love*" - J« B. Smith
—S. B. Nafziger
In the Psychology classroom laughter is only occassionally heard. The class members are more highly Interested in solving the riddle of thm selves than in holding a comedian’s convention.
In connection with its studies, the class ha3 thus far had two outside reports by class members, The first, by Stanley Shenk, gave a statement of the case histories of two family groups. The first, the Edwards family, has bseil thoroughly upstanding thrpugh ten generations.
The Bscond, the JukfcS family, has been as utter ly depraved through nine generations. Th« "why of such a contrast is an absorbing riddle that
has never yet been answered to the satisfaction of all.
Ezra NafEiger, the author of the second report, gave an account of an article read on spastic paralysis. This condition, formerly considered incurable, has possibly been solved by a patient mother who refused to give up.
"ored himself an ace;
At this paint, plished p ychologist y telling us that the article v is in the 0< * 1939 Readers Dig®3t and that re should r< id the rest of it for ourselvai :
- Stanley Shenk
Typing I students re very industrious. They don’t even have the patience to keep their fingers off the keys long enough to listen for instructions,. It is a common occurrence to hear Miss Kemrer say, "Keep your fingers off the keys*" —Anna Witmer
Twice a week New Testament Eook Study I is one of those 7;CO o*clock classes. Our term test took place 7:00 o'clock Thursday morning. We were allowed to ubo our textbook, the Bible, for any reference whatever during the test—good grades ezpsctfcdl
Sharing our Christmas joys belongs to the true spirit of Christmas*
—Mrs* Paul Stauffer
Wednesday evening after Yellow-bellied Sap- sucker quieted the birds* twittering, each bird gave a rhyme or verse concerning himself and received a treat of Avian food in the form of candy provided by our sponsor« We learned that Owl talks little and learns much, that "Polly wants a piece of candy", and that Chickadee Just sita and shivers. She told us later that she (with her mate) is very efficient at keeping house and rearing her large family. Cedar Wazwing and Grosbeak “cold us how to feed and protect birds, and Crow warned us of the wild house-cat menace. We also enjoyed bird pictures shown by Bro, Hostetter and inspected the illustrated bird books just purchased by the Avians.
—Bald Eagle BREEZES
The Smithsonians, on Friday evening4 Dec, 8 heard a program on etiquette. Many visitors were present. Helpful hints were literally passed out wholesale„ 'but one, in particular, still lingers in the minds of those present. Simeon Hurst * in speaking of the "Marks of a Young Lady", digressed a bit and stated that a vroman should always have the pie crust of just the right thickness and crispness when
her brothers come in from ths fields J
One interost"ing~c*esuit of this statement, game on the following noon at the workers * tab,.e, As the boys were preparing to leave, Mary, the cook, appeared with four mince °n&
for each table. To a small group of Snu-n- sonians. who were sitting together, ...ary whispered, "for the brothers”, The boys inspected the crust and fell to..
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