January 3, 1940. Vol. I, No. 9
Editoro . , • . . Legter Shank
Associate Editor. .Cora Miller
Artiste. ... .Esther Brunk Vivian Burkholder Typist. * . . . .Florence Lutr.
Advisors• . . »M. T. Braokbill
WELCOME TO THE SHORT TERM STUDENTS
We wish to extend to nil, who have com* here for sis weeks of Christian fellowship and motr* Bible knowledge* a hearty welcome into c-ur school family, EeMeS* is your home and we want you to feel that it is*
A profitable snd enjoyable time to you folks‘Our sincere wish I
Welcome t Short Tarn.tr0* We* the regular students* are glad to have you with us for six weeks* W* trust you will ta joy your stay with
You are paying for your roan, board, laundry and tuition,. You will receive your mon«y#s worth. But there are many "extras" fo2 ?fhich there is no charge, such as new friendships,, mountain climbs, socials, rarrival meetings,, public programs and lectures, access to the library, etc,, etc., andv of course, the Weather Vane, These and many other things are all yours for the taking. We trust you '-ill feel free to avail yourselvss of these "extras**
To the Special Bibl® Term Students2
We welcome you to the 1940 Winter Term at Eastern Mennonite School, U&-;« you will find over two hundred other young people who are interested in the quest of knowledge* You will find instructors prepared for their work. They are people who are putting their beat efforts into their teaching that you may obtain the most help in a short period of time- The Special Term is a place of intensive Bible study.. Many former students look back upon th* six weeks spent here as the beet six w&»ke they have esrssr spent-. It has given them an appreciation for the Bible and has helped the*; to know where and how to dig for the precious truth that can be found in this way only. In a day and generation when everything is ehangi; and when human standards everywhere are ?crumbling. it is absolutely necessary for Christian people to study the Word of God intensively so- that they may understand the times and be abls to use the "Sword of the Spirit” effectively for God* The Word does not change, and the t 1 and the human changes have all been anticipate; by God?'s Holy Book. Whether book study, musicv or any other subject particularly appeals to y: we welcome you to this session and wish you the blessings of the Lord. «e expect to be enrlo'i*- by your f ellowship and at sots i&t ion*
--- J„ L. Stauffer, Pres*
Wtldomt, Short Termers?
New frleads me* ting.. old friends greeting Welcome all short termers her®.
Halls are sounding* light hearts bounding With the fulness of your cheer*
Doors are beek'aing* as you’re reek’ning On the good times to be had.
Llterarles and libraries Gtv® you no tlrait to be pad.
Yau may us* them, don't abuse them,
For your pleasure they're supplied.
V-m'll be roaming, but be coming
Back: when other things you'r# tr l&d *
Pleasures calling, you'll bis falling Daup in love with things you find,
Welcome* welcome, may you all com*
New pleasures, joys to find.,
— Harry Hertzler
Welcome to the old and new (?) Bereans and Mennovians, We are glad to have you in our halls again,
The Short Term Students know* 3r soon will know, that two l.it«rary societies have bean organized for you* namely, the Berean and Mennovlflii* Thess* societies ars sponsored by ths Short Term instructors,- You will went to become a member of one of th©s»4 May your programs be the best passibis,
Th@ Annual Contests
At the request of the Faculty, the Literary Committee la ft-aturing an essay contest and an oratorical contest on the vital doctrine of non-resistance and nott-eonfamity* The first will be held on Friday evening, Jan» 5, when six ladles will present essays on the subject 'it non-resistance. A week laters six man will dsliver orations on the subject of non-conformity. You are invited to attends
— H0 A* Brunk
Continued fair weather* due to prevailing smiles and pleasant faces, with scattered showers of blessings.. Winds variablef due to students and teachers blowing In from all
The "Weather Vane” it* the weekly newspaper of the students, for the students., by the students* SeBsT» students *. we shall be glad far your contributions during the coming six weeks „ If you know of any interesting class room or campus experience, write it on a slip of paper and drop it in the "Weather Vane and Journal Mail Bex* in the front hall* Thanks
A Get-Acquainted Social will be held this evening at 7:40, When it is overs, you will know arveryon© else*--maybe!
Saturday eveningt January 6, Bro, Menno Brank will give a lecture in the chapel at 7:30 o'clock*
Occesslonally w© find out interesting things in Physios class.. The other day Herbert Leaman and Floyd Watkins were computing the height of the Woolworth Building by methods just learned in Physios., According to their figures* it is three feet high.
— Elmer Showaltwr
Hs can never be sincere to others who is x>$ honest with himself4
Prepare assignments as if God Himself had given them..
— Naomi Graybill
To the untruthful earth loses its charm at-: heaven its hop®.,
— Lyla Buckwalter
Human nature would have us think of th* one thing we are commanded not to do rather than the many beautiful things we may do.
Prayer is concerned with our needs | thank» giving with our blessings„ but worship is concerned with God Himself, It is a t-cndl" - of the soul before God in adoring contempl® ,1 i
— Edna S. Hurst
Click tabs to swap between content that is broken into logical sections.