Editor Lester Shank
Associate Editor C>y'& 1(3 Xl**r Artist Vivian Burkholder
Typiet Florence I«ut*
Advisors M. T. Br&okbill
Weather Vane Contest Bo. 1
E.M.S. was fortunate in having four foreign mis* A paragraph of not more than 100 words on thd subjects HONESTY OUR BASIC VIRTUE AT E.M.S.
Type it neatly. Use figures of speech if ycu can, Do not use second person* Perfect sequenoe cf ideas. Place your most significant thought last. As they spoke to ue, we felt afresh the need of jWatoh punctuation, capitalisation, and be sure of
the prayers of the home ohuroh. May each one your spelling. Put your neme on the back of your
aek himaolf, "An I doing my pert in this work tyjpa?9r *md place in the Post Office Box at the fircrrl means of prayer?" Jdoor. Friday, Groundhog Day, 4 p.m. is the dead-
We trust God's blessings will acoompeny them as line* Every student is iligible, Priset $1,26
Aetra-Guide. Judges M.T.B. The winning paragrapl
will be published in th® next issue.
WEATHER REPORTS On Wednesday evening, Jan. 24, our President, Bro, Stauffer lectured on the thsma "Why I am a Mecno- nite*’1 After listening to his enlightening discussion, we were thankful for the privilege of be- longing to the Mannonite Church, and felt anew our responsibility of sharing cur rich heritsgy with others who are less fortunate.
In the Speoial Activities period on Wednesday men
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Hia theme was "The Unfolding Life of Youth,” Th©
The weather and the* "Flu" have been ths general Jposaibilitiea of the youth of today, as well as
important topics this week. Wo have been having jthalr need of guidance, ms brought to our attentii
s^fopidemio of colds and colde. Chills and feveif Au th* Weather Vane ia being edited, approximately have been the order. Nurses and the weather map^25 tra7s are being carried to second and third
have been much aought for news about schoolmates jjfloore. Two students have the mumps and _he rest
and home. But the stars go on unourturbed. Marikave colds and 1® grippe. Fannie Kauffman from last night was just midway between Jupiter and fScottdale is assisting Miaa Eshleman in oaring for
the ill. We trust that when the next issue of the
turning just as freely as ever on her axle dea- Breather Vane cornea out, theue students will all
pite ths stiff grease in our orankcaaes. And thf^9 active again.
Moon how smoothly she ridsa without ntarter trou- Sub-sero weatner has oem© to the valley to n:.p th; bles, and never a creak in her gearsi Have you toe* and bite the noses of all who are brave enough been noticing the exquisite six-pointed snow crysventure forth* “t ia really interesting and un- tala? The squirrels and the birds are glad for usual weather and will long bo remembered by the the tidbits on the east porch, ^hey neither say 'inhabitants of this plao«o
now look thanks, but -there is something in their A number of students will not bo tfith us this com* winks that tells me now that examinations are fing semester. They are Elva Amatuts, Esther Bruni
over, or soon will be, and the wFIu" about spentjand Oewin i)etwiler0 We wish w© would not hare to
Saturn, and Vanua, what a sight! Earth's been
Short Tern; oiudents wore shown the moon and Satur with Samuel Nafaigar in charge.
Preyer Ciroles the boys and girls walked to the home of Mrs. Keeler, who is ill, and spent tho time in singing for her*
Tha S.M.S. kitohan boasts a new electric mixer
which is tha joy and pride of tho oooka. Twioe,
since the mixer was installed we students have
been served light, fluffy mashed potatoes.
The mission program of Jan. 20th and 21st drew a number of former students beck to E.M.S. They were Margaret Horat, Dora Taylor, Wilbur and Loit Teylor Erb, Clarenoe Fret*, G. Irvin Lehman and Floyd Shank.
Exclaimed James Shank in the midat of a Semeatei Exam, uMy brain's so dense I can’t oven beat aground the bush."
"Projects I Projectsi" was heard throughout the Methods of Teaching olasses in both College and j High School Bible Departments.
"What ehall I make?" asked the students.
"Something by which you oan teaoh t»<ioie loo son, particularly to children," ana wo red Bro. Mumaw.
After each project had been given, Bro. Mumaw daoided to have an exhibition in tho C3mpal.
Many helpful hint.>3 were given--Miniature book oases holding the books c«f the Bible, maps on th> Journeys of the Children of Israel, Scrolls of Raul's Missionary Journeys, a Miniature city Of jj Jerusalem, imps of the Life of Christ, and Cherts;! on Sin. Such were the projeots shown which at- traoted much attention and, we hope, ^ave help tdi teachers.
“-Elmeda Kolb SHOT CRYSTALS
Monday afternoon a happy group consisting most- ly of Speoial Termers left E.M.S. campus, bound for Natural Bridge.
Arriving there we at onoe started down the trail itfiioh led to Nature's work of architecture.
After seeing the beauties of tho bridge, and its surroundings by daylight, we oeme back and gathered around the tables in a little nook in tha dining room,,where we ate an appetizing meal whioh the thoughtful cooks had prepared for us.
At 7t*0 we started out, under tho ole&r starlight sky, to see the bridge by night.
were arain made oonaoioua of God's wonderful handiwork ss we looked upon the bridge and heard the etory of the seven dr.ya Of a©d;8 creation.
—Miriam Barge SNOT SLIDE
Although the recent anew covered tho ponds and prevented skating, it provided sledding on the hill, another shrilling sport.
1 am sure Lester Shank, an enthufliistic sledder realised the hidden thrills on the trail near the gym® Through a slight miscalculation of a turn in the trail he was forced through several snowbanks, After brushing the snow from the in~
rid out 35 f’is o? hit h'.' wta v&&&r to retire to tho building*
—J. Lester Eshlcsman DRIFTS
Typing I students are slowly recovering frcsa tho effects of Christens vacation and aro gradually getting back to normal again® The highest number of not words attained is 50o9 per minute..
—Anus’, Wither FALLING TEMPERATURE It is difficult samotiaee to keep sick boyo in bed* One day it ms discovered that a certain aiok bcy5 Riohard Bullock by ,aoiaefl had gc&tsn out; of bed and had gone to the Ex-hall for seme ex- erais©*
One Wednesday the liesr Testament Book Stu^y I class had the rare privilege of nesting in the deception Roaa for class*
—John Stover CTJREEBTS
As a special feature, tho short tena Bible students ver© ehovm pictures of Palestine on Thurs-" day evening^ Jonc 25r These slides were doaieted by a fomer short term olass* Bro„ Hostottor operated the projector end Bro. Miltcn Brackbill delivered the loo tare® Evesycne enjoyed the evening and -ire become bettor acquainted with the land in which our Lord spent his earthly life*
—Glosa Diller ST0RI1 WAKwJIJG A Midnight Conference tex <$h® Library We’-ster’s :Dictiaffi3.i?y presided*
Subject up for considerations Abuses iri^.iotod on the Book World, ‘ ~
‘S^Soussing all phases of this subject in ?ofcich discussion there ms expressed desire to give all ths service possible to students* the World Book Encyclopedia raoved that the oh&lr appoint a publicity cosanvittee to draw up <tend~ erds for book users.
After more discussion tho foil oaring motion rsi.de by I9i50 bound volume of the Gospel Herald was carried by the unanimous vote of over 46G0 voi~ isnee in tho meeting ms that the oaaraittc j should go to work imediately so that another meeting uculd be held next Thursday night end the report published in the no?ct issue of the Weather Vene.
—Card Catalog^ Seo0
Ca the evening of January 2?.e 13*10, friends and relativess u'hioh numbered nearly ninety^ wits- nessed the lovely madding of Oslo Horteles snd Ralph Siegler at the horse of the bride, Denbigh* ¥a« They left for a trip to Niagara Falls end Ohio* Upon their return they will reside ir. their newly furaished apartaacnt in Denbigh»
Ocio was & short tern student here at E-II*So in *58 and »S9«
Ralph tras a student here In '55 and *37©
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