Publishsd bi-monthly by the studant
-body of Presbyterian Junior College,
Maxton, North Carolina .. Edition 2
Editor-in-chief Elliot Dean
Associate Sditoi Jamas Yates
Managing Editor Tommy Maston
Business Manager James Warren
Advertising Managar-*‘-Robart Sailers
Circulation Manager---Courtney Thomas
Professor John Hoxvard McLain
Profjssof Florence Hellekson
Professor Thomas W. Hall
Mimeographed by the college Commercial
Department, November 24, 1947. All
corraspondenca should be addressed
to Sandspur, Presbyterian Junior Col
lege, Maxton, North Carolina.
Stand up, on tliis Thanks,^iving Bay,
stand upon your feet. Believe in man.
Soberly and with clear eyes, believe in
your oV'jn time and place. There is not,
and there never hasbeen a better true,
or a better place to live in.
— Phillips Brooks
Thanks,T,ivin3 is bhe holiday of
peace, the celebration of v/ork anc the
simple life ... a true folk-festival
that spo'’,ks the noetry of the turn of
the 3o:-3ons, the beauty of secd-tiPiie
and narvest, the ripe product of the
year--and the deep, deep connection of
all these things iith God.
—-r.ay Staiinard Baker
jf: ^ic 3^: :^c
Amongst the mamr acts of ^ratitude
we owe to God, ib may be accountcd one,
to studj^ ?aid contemplate the perfections
and beauties of his works of creation.
Every new discovery must necessarily
raise in us a fresh sense of the great
ness, wisdom, and pov:er of God. lie
hath so ordered things tliat almost every
part of the creation is for our benefit,
either to tte support of our being, the
delight of our senses, or the agreeable
exercise of the rational faculty.
For, after all, put it as we may
to ourselves, ive are all of us from
birth to death guests ac a table v/hich
we did not spread. The sun, the earth,
love, friends, our very breath are oarts
of the bancuet. . , Shall we thirJ: of
the day as a chance to co.ne nearer to
our ]iost, and to find out something of
Him T/ho has fed us so long?
--Rebecca Kai’din;? Davis
"Tha people that disintegrated
tha atom now havs the mission of
integrating humanity," says Oswaldo
Aranha, new' president of tha Unitad
Yes, W8 Americans have the mission
of making an actuality God's design
as axpressad in Acts 17;26: "He
made of ona every nation."
i’tfhat can we do toward this and?
First, we can pray. Prayar
fJhaagas things. Prayer brings tha
pdwe]:^ of God into the affairs of
Second, we can live as Christians
ourselves and support with greater
liberality and more zealous personal
service the efforts of tha Church
to make one world.
Third, as a supplement to these
spiritual means we can stop talking
war, cultivate international friend
ship by word and deed (sharing with
tha h'ongry); support our government
in its policies of firmness with
patience toward the Russian Bloc
and the European Recovery Program,
and seek through the formation of
public opinion to transform the
United Nations into a world govern
The best organized group of cheer
leaders ever assembled at P. J, C.
has bean most successful this season.
According to response at the pep-
rallies and the games, the yelling
has beaten all past records. The
school feels that the cheerleaders
have contributed much to the spirit
of the games and to the players.
Out of tha nine cheerleaders, three
girls were chosan from Flora MacDonald
College. These girls added much to
ward the cheering and also composed
several yells which proved to ba in
The names of the cheerleaders this
year ara as follows: Bill Marsh,
head cheerleadar; Bob Lewis, Betty
Jean Sinclair, Harriet Amis, Jo Anne
Herrod, Mary Sue Tillinghouse, Bob
Stratford, Ella Mae Drinkard, and
A thankf'il heart is not onljr the
greatest virtue, but the parv^nt of all
tne otner virtues.
0 give thanks unto the Lord; for
he is good: for hj s mercy ondureth
— I Chronicles 16:34