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The Clarion \ Sept. 30, 2011
This week in
By Melissa Sullebarger
According to some sources, the date of
Johann Guttenberg’s first printing of the
Guttenberg Bible in Mainz, Germany. While
this exact day is nearly impossible to codify,
we can know that this was the year of its
printing. It was the first Western book printed
with a movable type printing press. Only 21
copies are known to survive, and are generally
considered to be the most valuable books in
Walt Disney World Resort opens in central
Florida, ft went on to become the largest and
most-visited recreational resort in the world,
growing to include 23 resorts, four theme
parks, and more. In fact, while frequently
said to be in Orlando, Florida, Disney World
is actually an entirely separate city that began
as an enormous swath of empty land Walt saw
out of an airplane window.
Charles M. Shultz’s famous comic
strip “Peanuts” is first published, ft ran
continuously for 50 full years, hit 2,600 total
newspapers in 21 languages in 75 countries.
The strip itself is a spectacular success story
about a spectacularly unsuccessful character,
the now immortal Chalie Brown.
Edgar Allen Poe is found “in great distress
and... in need of immediate assistance,” in a
gutter in Baltimore, Maryland. Fie was taken
to a hospital and died four days later, never
becoming coherent enough to explain to any
what had happened. There are many theories
as to how exactly the famous author died, but
none have ever been conclusively proven.
The women of Paris march to Versailles to
confront King Louis XVI after riots in the
streets of the city over the high price of bread.
The palace was besieged and the women
forced the king, his family, and the entire
French Assembly to return to Paris with them.
This was a major symbolic tuming point in the
French Revolution, as it showed the complete
upsetting of the old balance of power
Brevard College trustee
Johnie Jones dies at 82
Longtime Brevard College bnefactor and
trustee Johnie FI. Jones died Friday, Sept.
16, 2011. He was 82.
Born Aug. 13, 1929, Jones graduated
from N.C. State University with a degree
in civil engineering. Fie was also a graduate
of the executive program at the University
of North Carolina-Chapel Flill.
A resident of Charlotte, Jones was an
Emeritus Trustee at Brevard College and
was a recipient of the Brevard College
Medallion of Flonor Award. Adistinguished
professorship for teaching was named in his
honor, a position held by English professor
Ken Chamlee from 1998-2000.
“Fie was the one who convinced me to
come here,” senior Jacob Nachmann said.
“I’d like to think he was the reason 1 got
in. Fie was the best, and 1 have so much of
my life to thank to him, because he put me
on the right track.”
Would like to invite all Brevard College Students, Faculty,
and Staff to worship with us.
We worship according to the Book of Common Prayer, which
is considered, along with the King Jam es Version of the Bible,
one of the glories of the English Language.
Our music is drawn from the great classical tradition of the
Church. Our theology is that of the historic Apostolic Faith.
We worship at the Brevard Conference Center,
2'^‘^ floor of the H ollingswo rth Building, 148 Main St.
(Just above Quo tations Coffee Cafe.)
Service times: 9:30 a.m. Study, 10:30 a.m Holy Communion.