Etiquette means label.
Are we labelled properly? —M.T.B.
Editor. .... oLeater Shurik Aaaooiate Editor« Cora Mil .ei Art int. . . V ivian Burkholde:.’ Typist. . o . . Florence Lirbt Advisors. . • K. T. Braokbill
Cine sometimes hears folks say that, "Sohool days sre among the happiest days of ones life.” We agree. At F..M.S. suoh statement deserves aooept- 'oe, and more, it has iti Eere we form priceless 'Viondshipa. Here we are stimulated to do our bed; Hare we are taught to seek for the noble and worth while in life through Christ. And here we have a I’aoulty we can appreoiate.
For thasa and many other reasons is it any wonder, "Sohool days are among the happiest days of ones life”?
Recently a woman in New York City, worth approximately $50,000.00 died of starvation. The i*rs*r' louroea were at her o Demand, but for soma reft son she did not avail herself of them.
E.M.S. has opportunities for intellectual, social, ;nd spiritual development that are worth more than $50,000*00. May no student be guilty of "starving1 himself in the midst of these rich resources.
—Shank WEATHER REPORTS Catharine Hart*haw stopped sohool on account of she illness of i-er mother*
J. L. Stauffer, C. K» Lehman, and J. Irvin Lehman ixpeot to attend the meeting of the Board of eduction at Goshen this week.
On the evening of February fourteenth Millard jowman and Casa W'n?;er *31 were u»rried at the home if Brother S. H. Rx*dea« Congratulations and a life of happiness!
We are sorry that Marnetta oannot stay with v ?:3 remaining school term. We wish her a speedy ?^oovery and hope she will return to E.M.S. nest /ear.
Clayton Berkey gave us an insight into the site his appetite, when he ate 10 siloes of bread a.a evening at dinner, besides his share of other
Via W8re glad to have the oheery personality of Ilea Kauffman with us for four weeks. Her work vith the ill was greatly appreciated. We want her] .v return to her Alma Mater often—but wo hope she: rill not need oome to care for patients» rtc are glad to have David Yoder, a S*B.T. student; jtey rith \\a for seoond semester.
The Astral and Pennsylvania Dutoh Sooieties will meet on Wednesday evening.
Coming Bvents Cast their Shadows before.
In one of the forth-coming issues of the Weath v. Yane there will be an B«MoS0 Intelligence Test. You oan help make it up. Drop into the Journal Post Office Bos any question with ita ansnesr which you think an intelligent inhabitant of E.M.S 0 should know, Suoh questions for 32t»mpl< &a, how many loaves of broad are consumed weekly at E.M.S.?, Bow many windows are there in the chapel?, What class donated the Observatory?, Vihat kind of pump foroes the water to the reservoir; .electrically driven, steam-driven or gas- engine driven?, and How many rate inhabit the root cellar?. (A census will be necessary to determine the correct answer to that one.) Don:t fycsg^t the oarrent answer mnat rocompany the question and also your nar/ie.
Statistics?-~"dry as dust" I hear you exclaim Well, you asked for them so here they are for your pleasure and perusal.
Total number of those who have been ill in the sohool 87.
Total number of boys who have been ill 49o
Total number of girls who have been ill 38o
Greatest number of students ill at one time $8,
Greatest number of boys ill at one time 22.
Greatest number of girla ill at one time 8.
The boys have been quoting wHe who laughs last laughs best" to the girla ever since the girls total number down exceeded theira several days &go» but so far at least the weight of ctatistic: id. iw. favor of the girls. However "time will tell"* The race is to the strong. So—get plenty of fresh air and rest, and drink lots of water— &
—Fannie Kauffman SHOWER
If anyone had looked into Room H during the lunoh hour last Sunday he would have seen a laughing group of young people. It was the olaa of '39 having a little get-together while we ate our lunch. Out of a olaa a of 83,, 29 were present
DRIFT to material objects or situation?0
On studying the works of William Cowper, in Eng- 7. using of questionable Negro spirituals,
lish III class, many of us learned to appreciate g. ®Ughing in a worship oeriod.
our mothers more . Ono of hi a greatest poems, “On —Clarence Kreider
Receipt of my liother’e Picture", gave some of ua SUNBEAM
a tinge of hoiresicknesa. Reeding aaketh a full man, but it depends on -shat
—Sara less yOU ;*ead, as to what you will be full of.
YfATER SPGUT —-John E. Lapp
On Friday evening the Smiths? aian Literary Soci- WO0DNOTES
ety had a very interesting pr gram in the form of Br . Hostetter informed the bird study olaas tha- a Parliamentary Law Drill In harge of Bro Harry pac le in general have a perverted impression when Brunk. A motion was made that students should be they hear the song of a Wren. Most people think
penalised for hitch-hiking, a id if they persisted it is the female and call the singer Jennie. This
in it, expulsion should folic Earl Lehman, i8 not true. The musician is the male and should Stanley Shenk and E^ra Naf*i§.er were among the be oalled J?^®He«
leading opposers to the moticn. After much dis- —Chester Shank
cussion, the vote was taken, and the motion drop THADEWINDS
ped. Another motion brought up ’ti&s that E.M.S. Sunday afternoon reading suggestions!
should appoint a ocamdttee to investigate th© ad- Missionary books* Our <esm Miss Zimmerman1® Afrios
visability of buying an airplane for the distri- callsj Lehman's Our Mission Work in Indiaj Shenk3* bution of traots. There was not time for much Letters from Marvj Maokay’s Prom Far Formosa* disoussion on this subjoot due to filibustering. Carmiohael’s Thi^e as They Aret and Overweights of It was moved that Earl Lehman, who was fillbust- jUy.
ering, would read with his book upside down. The Devotional J>ooks t Miller’s Things to Live For*
motion was carried. It was moved that Wineton Silent Times? Meyer’s David* Shepherd, Psalmi*
Weaver, who ms reading a poem at the rat® of ”90 Kingt and Seoret of Guidance; Bound’s ;-?he Reality miles an hour" should go to the front of the room 0f p^aysr; and Possibilities of Prayer. These aro and continue reading. The motion oarx’ied. just a few that are available in our own library.
DAYBREAK They will bless your soul,
It it because of misbehavior that a group of --Librarian
E.M.S. Students go to the County Jail in Barriaon-gtarrywoodnotes
burg every Sunday afternoon?—IToJ It is jjust one Today the flakes are flying again. The woodchuck
of the projects carried on by the Y,P.O.A. knows his shadows all right. Winter isn’t through
At two o’clock a group of Christian workers meet yet,—just relented a few days to give us respite
in room C. The purpose of their meeting is to from the intense oold weather and a ohanoe to take
unite in prayer, asking God’s blessing and guid- the aohool picture. The latest explanation of the
ance. A sister to speak to the women prisoners, unusual oold is the faot that icany */'oloanoec a ladies’ quartet, a men’s quartet, and about sneesed too hard last year. That probably is wher. 3ight brethren to speak to the men prisoners make an this "flu" came from too. Will there be T^athc: up th© group. in Heaven? Of course there will be<- But there
Iron bars cannot keep the Gospel message from won’t be chilly weather, or "Flu" weather, or suit; reaohing the hearts of those who are in sin. Th© weather, or stormy weather, or inolement weather, Gospel of Christ, which is the Power of God, when or cloudy weather, or <?&iny weather, or unsettled brought to the prisoners in word, song, and llter^gather, or clearing weather, or any kind of un- aturo frequently results in the salvation of a pleasant weather, or just plain weather. The soul. Many words of appreciation have been given-^gather there will always be unusual,— unusually de for th© old-fashioned songs. lightful, stimulating and charming. And the woE'ths
"Where cin abounded, graoe did much more abound*^iere is sometimes like that. Is it not? Of oourac
—Henry Hurst it is. God proven to us here that He can make
OBSERVATIONS Heavenly weather. «Lnd He oan make that kind of
Sight forms of sacrilege ws must avoid at all weather in the soul too. Aro you watohing the
times as suggested by students during Friday morn-j,]_aasts? They have just a few more weeks for their ing devotion period are* celestial camaraderie. The other night the Moon
1. Singing of frivolous songs or the insertion o^TOa oalled to be their fairy queen. Every scoiety
light words to sacred musio. thesed’ays must have octne aort of a beauty qj-.sen.
3. Using portions of Soripture to add humor to ay^g hyacinths are pushing up. Just as it is dark-*
iituation. eat before dawn, so the woods is dingiest just be-
3. inking light of the praotioe of other ohurohes4Or0 spring. Clumpj? of oak leaves still oling for 4C Speaking lightly concerning the sacred emblem$i0ar nf® to the twigs that will soon mercilessly
et oommunion time. bump them off. Nature is busy right now mixing her
5. Permitting our minds to be oooupied with pro-pain-ta and pointing her brushes. Did you ever heai fans thought0 during worship., **kore Nature has her groat paint works? Didn’t jeu?
S, Applying “Bible names or terns unscrupulously Well, that 3 strange. I can tell you. It’s the sui'
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