0Jfp S>htrl A STUDENT PUBLICATION OF FLORA MACDONALD COLLEGE VOLUME II RED SPRINGS, N. C., OCTOBER 20, 1953 NUMBER 2 Enrichment Week Held Here With ELLEN WILLIAMS President Eisenhov/er celebrat ed his birthday a day early when the little town of Hershey, Penn, gave him a welcome fit for a cho colate king! The President’ birth day was October 14, but the 13 found him being ushered into a huge birthday party. Under a circus tent, 6,000 persons paid $100 a plate just to dine with the President and hence raise $600,000 for the Republican Campaign chest. Republican leaders gather ed from over the state to help the Chief celebrate his 63rd birthday. Foreign ministers representing the “Big Three” met in London October 16 to discuss the explo sive Trieste situation and other troubles. Dulles met with An thony Eden of Britian and George Bidault of France and was ex pected to see Churchill. Baptist: Students Meke Plans To €0 To Convention On October 20 the United States turned over to Turkey complete control of the American-built naval supply and repair, base on the Mediterranean port on the Turkish-Syrian border. A cere mony will officially make Turkey controller of the multi-millon- dollar base. iMty' : Missionary Speaks r© Student Body Mrs. Patsy Turner, one of the .i'eat pioneer missionaries of the land, visited the campus recently and spoke to the student body a- bout the great mission work be ing done in the mountains of Kentucky. “Miss Patsy”, as she is known to all, had planned to devote her life to work in Japan; but, follow ing a church conference in 1912 at Montreat where she heard of the need for Christian workers in the Kentucky Mountains, she re- WF Girls Attend Conference Oct 10-11 The Fall conference of the Westminister Fellowship of the Synod of North Carolina was held the week end of October 10-11 at Camp New Hope near Chapel Hill. Those going from Flora Mac donald were Mary Lisle Tucker, Dee Davis, Pat Powell, Becky Williams, Beth Robinson, Jo Ann Drummond, Young Sun Cha, Dot Hamilton, Pat Ritter, Erhojeane Womeldorf, Mary Thompson, El len Howard, Mary Ella Mize, alized that her calling was not Sara Sanders, and Dr. and Mrs. DR. NELS F. S. FERRE Democrat Mayor Thomas A. Burke of Cleveland, Ohio has been named to the vacant seat of Robert A. Taft. Burke will serve until December 15, 1954 under the appointment. The Senate now has 48 Democrats and 47 Repub licans and one independent, Wayne Morse of Oregon. On October 20 the dedication of the new State Fair Arena took place at 12:00 noon, the opening of the 1953 North Carolina State Fair. Governor Umstead was the main speaker at the event which dedicated the internationally famous and hailed as “America’s Most Modern nd Spectacular Big Building”. The American Insti tute of Architects has presented to the designer and engineer of the Arena its top award for arch itecture in 1953. u Plans Being Made For Homecoming Plans for Homecoming Day are taking shape. The event which is scheduled for Saturday, Novem ber 7 at 11:00 A. M. will have as the featured speaker. Judge Susie Sharpe from Reidsville. Mrs. L. Franklyn Jones, Alum nae, President, • will preside over the business meeting which will begin at 12 noon. The invocation and greetings will be extended by President Marshall Scott Wood son; Dr. Price H. Gwynn, Dean of the Collfege, will introduce the speaker; singing will be furnish ed by the College Choral Club di rected by Professor James Cobb; and piano solo will be given by Professor John Sinclair. Luncheon will be served at one o’clock. Last Saturday night the Flora Macdonald Christian Association entertained the Presbyterian Jun ior College Association at the campus fireplace. Food, fun, and fellowship were enjoyed by all. Baptist students on the campus are making plans to send repre sentatives to the annual North Carolina Baptist Student Conven tion. Ti'ie three-day event will be held November 6, 7, 8 at the First Baptist Church in Winston-Salem, > North Carolina. The theme is to be “Worship and Work” and Dr. Nels F. S. Ferre’ professor of Philosophical Theology at Van derbilt University will deliver two messages on the subject of Christian worship as it relates to the Christian’s total response to God. Dr. Ferre’ was born in Sweden; received his A. B. degree at Bos ton University, B. D. at Andover- Newton Seminary, M. A. and Ph, D. at Howard University, and post doctoral study at Uppasala and Lund. He is an ordained minister. He was formerly Abbott Profes sor of Christian Theology at And- over-Newton Seminary. Among his wide lectureship he delivered the Qay Lectures at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. Dr. John Oliver Nelson, Profes sor of Christian Vocation at Yale University Divinity School will deliver two addresses on the sub ject of Work with particular em phasis upon the sense of Christian mission for the lay vocations. Dr. Nelson was born in Pitts- [ burg, studied at Shady Side Aca demy and graduated magna cum laude frorh Princeton University. He received his B. D. degree from Univeristy of Edinburgh in Scot land and McCormick Seminary in Chicago, his Ph. D. from Yale and his Litt. D. from Westminster College in Pennsylvania. He ser- served as pastor of the Brentwood Church in Pittsburg for five years, editor of the Intercollegiah and serves on national committees of the Interseminary and Student Volunteer Movements. Miss Emily Lansdell, President of the Carver School of Missions, Louisville, Ky. Miss Lansdell’s message will give emphasis to the Home and Foreign Mission pro gram. She was born in Hephzi- bar, Georgia; received her A. B. degree from Coker College, M.R.E. from the W. M. U. Training School, M. A. from Duke Univer- (Continued on Page 3) j abroad but in this country. Thus she began forty years of unselfish service' to her Master through her work in the moun tains. The way was not at all easy, and there was much to be done before a place once known as “bloody” would be changed into something ‘’beautiful.” But “prayer changes things” said Miss Patsy, and with that 'nasis what had seemed impossi- i^le began to take place—including the getting of bells for the new churches. Miss Patsy went on to say that prayer should be accom panied by belief that what is Leslie Bullock The theme of the conference was “The World Church”. Dr. C. Greg Singer, Professor of History at Salem College, was the main speaker. He spoke of the church as “a divinely ordained institu tion, composed of divinely chosen members, having a divine pur pose”. The church is a Kingdom with Jesus Christ as King and Ruler. Mrs. Leslie Bullock and Mary Lisle Tucker were among who led discussion groups. Spiritual Enrichment Week, with the theme “Know Christ and Make Him Known”, was held on the campus October 13-15. The Rev. Murphy Williams was the guest speaker. Mr. Williams is the pastor of the First Presbyter ian Church in Wilson, N. C. He served in World War II as a chap lain and later as leader of the YMCA at Davidson College. “Why Are We Here?” This was the topic of Mr, Williams’ first address in chapel on Tuesday morning. Some people may say that they are here as a result of their parents, but this is not the true answer. God has a job for each and everyone to do, and He has put man on this earth for a special purpose. Just as a lawyer or business man is chosen care fully for a certain job, God, also, chooses carefully among His peo ple to do the tasks that He has set before them. Man alone can not do with him self what he wants to, always, but God has put him here to fulfill a special purpose and everyone should strive to find out what I prayed for will be obtained, j In telling of some of the work j being done by the native people of the mountains after their be coming Christians, Miss Patsy, challenged the students here to use their opportunities—which are much greater—for high pur poses. She reminded the group that if one is determined to do for Christ, then “He will take you and use you.” In her concluding statements. Miss Patsy said that “home mis sions are worthwhile” and urged all to pray for the mission fields everywhere. NEW MARSHAL ELECTED Mickic Jernigan was selected a marshal by Zetesian society at a meeting on October 13. Mickle, a junior from Fairmont, is also president of the junior class. Other marshals for the two societies are Peggy Calahan, Doris Mozin.^o, Shirley Fitzgerald, Ellen Williams, Alice Brantley, Billiegene Addor, Sara Dudley, Ijucy Fleming, chief marshal. These girls will serve as marshals at concerts and other events. Junior Blazers The new Junior blazers are being seen on campus now. Shown above with theirs are, left to right, Lucille Graham, Alice Brantley, Mary Hale, Nan Dorman, Doris Dunn, Mary Jane Martin, and Sara Sanders. I the purpose for his life is. God 1 has a place for each here; and, 1 if one does not fill that place, then it is vacant. CHEERLEADERS CHOSEN I Man can not do God’s will \ without His light. If this ligbt is present, one will be as an open letter, written by Christ to be read by others so they may know Him. If one accepts Christ, then His light will shine forth and the chief end will be to glorify God. Mr. Williams closed this first address with the challenging thought: “Are we willing to let God have His way? If we are, let us tell Him so.” On Tuesday evening. Vespers were held in the rotunda with Mr. Williams speaking on “Who Is Jesus?” In getting to the heart of this, Mr. Williams pointed out that beliefs can not be defined because He is beyond all words. The Scriptures say that Jesus is the Son of God and that He and God are one. Jesus can also be defined as the greatest teacher there ever was. No man ever spoke such words as He spoke. Jesus’ characteris tics make Him diferent from all other men. No man ever had such a faithful, prayful or steadfast life as Jesus had. In study of the Scriptures it is learned that Jesus is God’s fulfillment of His cove nant to the people and a fulfill ment of Old Testament prophecy —the prophecy being that He is the Son of God. Jesus has said, “I and my Fath er are one. I am the Way. I am the Light. I am the Door. Who has seen me has seen the Father.” With the knowledge of these words of Jesus, man can make one of three choices; accept Jesus as He is—as the Son of God; or believe that some one made Him up: or believe that He is a liar and claims to be what He isn’t. It is true that Jesus is the Son of God because churches through out the ages have preached this and believed this to be true. Jesus makes people do wonderful things, because He reveals God to men. Mr. Williams spoke to the Stu dent Volunteers at 10:15 Tuesday night using the subject, “How Can I Make Him Known?” The best way to make Him known is to have the right attitude towards (Continued on Pose 8) I 1 Election of the class cheerlead ers was held on Wednesday, Oc tober 7. Those chosen' were Joan ne McMillan, freshman from Greensboro; Barbara Wingo, sop homore from Jetersville, Virginia; Peggy Callahan, junior from Whiteville, North Carolina; and Pat McNeill, senior from Lumber-, ton. North Carolina. A pep rally was held that night at which the newly-elected cheer leaders, along with Mary Archie Brown—the college cheerleader— led the group in yells. PRAYER Our Father, be Thou our vi sion for we know ■ that without Thee we will stumble blindly. In Jesus Name. Amen. 0 Too Coarse Mr. Newlywed: “What’s wrong with this cake, dear? It tastes kind of gritty.” Mrs. Newlywed: “Don’t be silly, darling. The recipe calls for three whole eggs and I guess I didn’t get the shells beat up fine enoughk”

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