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The clarion : the Brevard College weekly. online resource (None) 1935-current, February 22, 1957, Image 2

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Page Two the clarion Consideration Is The Word The- average day tKi^p^ntire^mornin^ long and tiring one. Very is also up with classes; for some unlucky ones the taken up with classes, library work and extra cuin ““''Mealtime is about the only a student or teacher has a chance to relax and^to his pace a bit. One should be able . .,. ^ things in and to quietly discuss his ProA^«”!^timeC phys^^^ educa- CREATIVE CORNER This is a new addition to our pa per in which we try to choose some interesting creative material sub mitted by the students. Our arti icl^s a short story by John A moment ago, a dog s shrill, gurgling cries clashed against the eardrums of the dirty ‘ . the concrete pavement two black skid marks spoke m stinking lan guage of a car that tried and fail- of a driver who played ed; and Mealtime is aooui tao "“'4;*;7toTeiax and to .slow | carper. e able to eat with his friends blems, activities and things m general Mealtime should not be a tim« f tion! Loud boisterous talking, singing not appear nearly as funny to the f/^on at the nex^ tab^e .or to the others in that section of the \he clanging of pots and pans, the dripping of water and tne noise of everyone en»gaged in normal convereation some times grows too loud. When loud talking and laughing is mixed with the normal noise, the noise becomes almost un- 'Ls been proved that eating in a phere is conducive to good digestion, and that , noise and excitement hinders digestion. Very Probably those people who are creating the disturbance do not real- ^ ize that they are bothering others. Perhaps [ blood under his ^ead would be a little more considerate of others this distur-i^ crimson river through the bance would immediately clear up. lost. But now the street was nor mal Careless feet crunched grit on the sidewalks. The heat waved UP in liquid columns and the mo tor monsters roared by m a sicken ing blur of color. The shaggy black dog in the gutter with death-dull February 22, 1957 McFadden Serve« Post Capably Alexander B. McFadden begau his duties at Brevard College the fall semester of 1956 and has serv ed his post well. He is an assistant dean of men and also instructs Eng- lis!h, creative writing, public speaking, and play production. He was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and attended school at Central Elementary school and K.>ck Hill High. Upon applying, he was accepted at Duke University Durham, North Carolina. Mr. eyes and pain in his face was not normal. A puddle of bright red Religious Emphasis Week Rev. Brendall has meant very much to Brevard Col lege these past four days. His stirring messages, private conferences, and participation in small gatherings have truly been inpirational. Religious Emphasis Week is a time when students are made to feel closer to God and to sense jsun gave up cinu uiv7YYii^v^ a more unified fellowship with one another. It is only fit-.^j^g clouds. He stayed through the ting that a period like this be set aside each year; for we hunger and into the noisy night realize that our spiritual training is of vital importance, and this additional period of instruction and spiritual up lift cetrainly pays dividends. Our grateful appreciation to those who made Religious Emphasis Week possible. Almighty God, We make our earnest prayer that thou wilt keep the United States in Thy holy protection; that Thou wilt incline the hearts of the ciitizens to cultivate a spirit of subordin- DALLAS (AP) — Southerners atio'h and obedience to government; to entertain a brother-jhave been predicting ly affection and love for one another and for their fellow ' "" ' citizens of the United States at large. Amen. —George Washington, From a Bird’s . Say, are you aware of the fact that this little world is a right won derful place? Did you get that certain feeling too, as you watch ed the movie in chapel last week on our lucky ole’ sun? (who is be coming fairly neighborly again— by the way) Tho it was but a clev er and interesting movie and Fa ther Time was merely a “Scrooge- like” figment of the imagination, the gnarled little fellow with the scythe caused a nice warmth to spread over me when he converted into a spoken statement the ever present fact in evidence all around us, that someone surely MUST love us a great deal! It caused me, when I found myself out-of-doors in the sunlight, to look up into that blue, white-streaked, and furled canopy — feeling glad that I could behold the richness of it and know the sun was shining, al though couldn’t quite meet his bright, confident glare. To look up into that broad expanse of blue— with nothing else in sight above except the'peacefulness of it — causes one to realize why birds seem to enjoy their life of soaring flight and why men sought for ages and still seek, means by why which they can fly and explore the heavens. It’s so FREE up there! I suppose perhaps that would be one of the most important reasons why. Quite a few folks on campus, and Sue Jackson in particular, ex hibited absolutely exhausted, but patient and somehow radiant coun tenances late Friday afternoon. They had finally collected all the little “odds and ends” of our Per- telote, bundled them up into their respective brown envelope* and ! »eiit them oa their way with a blessing to the publishing' house. None could be more faithtful than have been Sue and her staff in editing this year’s Pertelote. We can hardly wait until this spring to see the results! Several little birds whispered to me that —■ while flitting over a part of “Ye Davidson River”—they heard a slight splash. T’was only “Lou”, who, taking advantage of the warmer weather, had ‘ventur ed too near the water”. . .! While speaking of “Lou” . . . we would like to welcome “Lou’s” new roommate — Joanne Smart, a “cute little black-haired girl” to our campus, (which is now hers al so!) in McFadden took an active part in many extra-curricular activities at the university. He was the make up director for the Dramatic Or ganization his junior and senior years. He also took part in many of the plays at the university. He received his AB degree in English and secondary education in 1950. After two years in the army he worked for nine months in the Armed Forces Medical Library, Washington. Since September of 1953, Mr. McFadden has been on the faculty of Fort Union Military Academy, Va., as English instruc tor. For the last three summers, he has been working for his MA de gree in English and Dramatics. He Will receive his degree in August. Asked about his work here at the college, Mr. McFadden replied, “I find the faculty administration friendly and co-operative and all seem to be interested in the bet terment of the college.” When ask ed about the students he stated, “I like all the students and the fact that they are so friendly makes for a better student body. I only wish , they were a little more conscien- ations and it finally happened Uious about their studies. I enjoy Confederate money is worth more ^ ^,;ji.king with and counselling than Yankee money. | jfigni ” He is very much in favor The reason, says H. D. Lawrence j g four year college at Brevard, of Dallas a coin and stamp col-. interests include swimming, that those old Confed- , reading and writing. He until it was seared black by the sun. The sun grinned its July ^m. Cars ground by like stupid cattle. A little boy with hair like straw huddled on the curb. He leaned out a dirty hand and patted the lifeless heap. Then the tears ran slowly down his cheeks again. He stayed there until the sun gave up and drowned itself in and then walked towards home. He walked alone with his hands clenched deep in his pockets. SAVE YOUR CONFEDERATE MONEY, BOYS lector — is erate dollar bills are getting mighty hard to come by. He says a Confederate dollar in good condition now will bring two United States dollars and some times more. Lawrence says those crazy Yan kee tourists have been known to pay as high as $7.50 for a single Confederate dollar. And a $2 Confederate bill with a picture of Judah P. Benjamin on it is worth $3 in U. S. currency. A $5 bill — that’s the one with the picture of the Confederate capi- tol at Richmond — is worth as much as $7.50. But the bills have to be in good shape, Lawrence says. Rare coin and money collectors are doing a brisk business in Con federate money these days, he (Continned from Page One) says, vard, belongs to the choir, glee The market is slowest for $10 club and sings in the Men’s Quar- Confederate bills. These, Lawrence tet. He is also a member of the Del- ^ays, bring only $5 U. S. But he phian Society. Laney is presently | says coin collectors will pay $1.50 following a course of liberal arts a 50-cent Confederate certifi- and plans to finish at Duke. cate. ^kes to watch football and basket ball. Mr. McFadden sings in the Civic Chorus and is also a member of the Brevard Davidson River Church. He is at present in the process of writing a book. He likes the beach and likes to go to New York at least once a year to “catch-up” on some plays. His fav orite actors and actresses are Ty rone Power, Rock Hudson, Barbara Stanwick, and Bette Davis respec tively. Mr. McFadden claims his happi est moment was when he was ac cepted at Duke and the honor of receiving a scholarship. Laney Funderburk APPEARANCE “Are you a college man?” “No’ I lost my hat, I forgot to have my suit pressed and my best shoes aren’t shined.” “You must think I’m a perfect fool.” “Oh, I wouldn’t say that, no one is perfect.” EMA Organized (Continued from Page One) meeting are: Antonio Arjibay, Mil ton Bridgeman, Coy Crawford, Ben Edwards, Robert Eller, John Hawkins, Jack Hill, Charles Hil- bers, Paul Lewis, Vance Link, Ron nie Moss, Willis Pruett, Harvey Pulliam, Dean Robinson, Phil Schoonmaker, Fred Sigmon, Jerry Smith, Bill Wilson, and Larry Wise. At a second meeting the group ratified the rough draft of their constitution. Right after this meet ing the student council unanimous ly accepted thii application to pre sent their constitution. r THE CLARION STAFF INTERCOLLEGIATE PRESS MEMBER . Editor Laney Funderburk Feature Editor ..Kay Johnson News Editors Charles Hilbers, Eddie West Sports Editor l. G. Deyton Layout Robert Little, Mary Sue Drum Photographer Kol^ad Peacock Advertising grady Exchange Patty Curto, Mary Lou Parker ^ SigmoB

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