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Offensive Or Defensive ?
President Kennedy has decided to allow defensive weapons to
remain in Cuba. The question now is what constitutes a defensive
or an offensive weapon. The average American, when he thinks
of offensive weapons, usually mentally pictures long-range mis
sies, bomber planes, long-range artillery and so forth.
But are not all weapons of war really offensive in the final
analysis? There ds no weapon which does not go from one point
or place to another, no matter whether it is an arrow from a bow,
lead from a cartridge of some type, or a Polaris missile from
A “defensive” weapon can very quickly and easily become
an offensive one, if the situation and need arises. The machine
gun emplacements which surround the U. S. Naval Base at
Guantanamo are now defensive. Would not a shot from one of
these guns fired into the base convert these defensive weapons
into offensive weapons?
The United Nations has a special fund from which are alloted
sums to countries to be used for internal improvements and de
velopments. Recently nearly $1.25 million dollars was earmarked
for agricultural developments in Cuba. The U. S. Contributes
40 per cent of this fund, while Russia contributes 15 per cent.
Again the U. S. seems to be carrying the heaviest part of the
burden of a U. N. financial ^transaction. When the bill for the
U. N.’s activities in the Congo was totalled, and it was learned
■that this was the ifinal unbearable debt to the money-plagued
U. N., President Kennedy proposed that the U. S. purchase mil
lions of doUars worth of U. N. bonds to prevent this institution
from toppling. The U. S. taxpayer could console himself by see
ing more of his money going outside the States.
The U. N.’s allocation of this money for use in Cuba was not
at all well received by the lawmakers in Washington. They feel,
as certainly do most Atmericans, that to allow Cuba to strengthen
herself agriculturally or in any other manner is a great mistake,
since Cuba is definitely Communist. Although Castro at first pro
claimed that his was not a Russian Communist leaning, events
lately have certainly proved this to be quite untrue.
Aggie Henderson, nominee for
the position of Student Center
Board Secretary is a Freshman
from Concord, Va. Before enter
ing St. Andrews she was a rep
resentative to Girl's State, Presi
dent of her sorority, an attend
ant on the Senior Day Court,
and Secretary of the Honor
Aggie was on the high school
honor roll, and was a partici
pant in student government.
Anne Brong is seeking the po
sition of Treasurer on the Stu
dent Center Board. A Freshman
from Columbia, S. C., Anne was
graduated first in her class and
was a National Merit Scholar
ship Finalist. She has had poetry
published in school and state
yearbooks, and in a national an
John Pfaff, a freshman from
New York City, is running for
Treasurer of the Student Center
Board. Johnny is a member of
the S.C.B.’s Special Events Com
mittee, and also belongs to the
In high school he was the As
sistant Business Manager of the
Newspaper and annual, and
Vice Moderator of the Presby
terian Youth Synod of Appala
Carol Jackson is a candidate
for Secretary of the Student
Center Board. She is a Fresh
man from Newport News, Va.,
v.'here she was President of the
Senior High Fellowship and
Clerk of the Norfolk Presbytery
Senior High Fellowship Coun
cil. Carol was Editor of her high
school literary magazine, a par
ticipant in the Senior Class play,
and a member of the Senior Ex
She was named to her high
school’s Hall of Fame, winning
the title of “Most Talented.”
A Note From The Editor
In order to better serve the student body of St. Andrews,
the Lance office in the Student Center will be open and
either the editor, managing editor, or the assistant editor will
be available during these hours:
Tuesday, 9-11 aan.
Friday, 10-12 a.m.
Also, these persons can be contacted at their dormitories:
Charles Quick (Editor) — Winston-Salem 214, ext. 93.
Paul Boylin (Managing Editor) — Winston-Salem 231,
Sheila Welch (Assistant Editor) — Granville 119, ext. 79.
Angrus McQueen (Business Manager) _ Mecklenburg
315, ext. 29.
We hope that anyone that has an idea that pertains to the
newspaper, a particular article that might be printed, or any
other matter will come by the office during the stated hours
or contact one of the people listed. This will help us to give
you a better student newspaper.
Bditor^n-chdef Charles Quick
Managing Editor Boyjij,
Assistant Editor Shelia Welch
Feature Editor Libba Lander
Sports Editor Bill Campbell
Arts Editors Tom Farinholt,
Staff Writers Rebecca Carter, Norwood Maddry
Dianne McDonald, Ann Straddley
Lane Gillespie, Lonnie Mann,
Business Manager ^ngus A. McQueen
Circulation Manager Wanda Graham
Assistant Circulation Manager Martha Lineberry
General Staff Edwin Carter, Jean Anderson,
„ . Bobby Benton, Sue Stephenson
Mary Elltn McLean, Phyllis Nivens
Faculty Advisor Mr. ttllLon’oS
Jack Cole, sole nominee for
Treasurer of the Intramural
Sports Council, hails from Ac
me, N. C., where he was a class
officer in high school and serv
ed as Vice President of the Stu
dent Government. While attend
ing PJC he was a member of
Phi Theta Kappa Honorary Fra
ternity and on the baseball team.
Jack was a reporter lor the na
val paper while serving in the
Navy and also received the
Good Conduct Medal. This year
he is a member of the Mecklen
burg Dorm Council.
Editor’s Note: Due to print
ing schedule we were unable
to include pictures of Cole,
Pfaff and Tolar.
Pam Deaton, unopposed can
didate for Secretary of the In
tramural Sports Council, is a
Freshman from Statesville, N. I
In high school Pam was a;
member of the Beta Club, the'
Student Assembly, and the Fu-1
ture Teachers’ Association. She
also served on the annual staff.
Exercise if you have to be
outside in cold weather for any
length of time. Swing your
arms, wiggle your fingers —
anything to stimulate the warm
blood to circulate.
Beside the Post Office
Laurinbmg, N. C.
210 Main St.
Max Factor Products
The Intramural Sports Council
The Intramural Sports Coun
cil serves to coordinate and pro
mote recreational and athletic
•xtivides. On this Council rests
the responsibility for providing
a broad program of recreational
activities for the students.
EVERY LITTER BIT HURIS!
Phone CR 6-2001
Laurinburg, N. C.
Serving Scotland County
We cordially invite
the students and fac
ulty of St. Andrews
to come in to see us,
to shop or browse.
You are always wel
R. L. McCabe
Bob’s Jewelry Shop
A rising Senior from Southei
Pines, Diana Tolar is a caJ
date for the office of Senil
Honor Court RepresentatiJ
She is Publicity Chairman i
the International Relations QJ
and is on the Honor Roll.
In high school Diana wd
FHA President and Beta CjJ
Secretary. She spends week enq
doing volunteer work at the I
pital in Southern Pines.
The First WeekI
.Across .street from
The State Bank
Laurinburg, N. C.
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“Service While You Wait” |
The Best hi:
dyes, polishes, laces,
shine cloths, etc.
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