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believe the warning of the old, ostracized,
T^ast: the enemy is real.
In conclusion, it becomes necessary to
warn again of the consequences of indif
ference. For the sake of yourself, examine
y«ur order of things! Draw as prudent a
cenclusion as your own experiences allow;
then either stand in support or attempt
modification to the extent that your own
soul dictabes.
CAVS scrimmage UNC-A
On 23 October, the Montreat-Anderson
Cavaliers met the UNC-A Bulldogs in scrim.-
Cut-numbered but not out-sized, the
Montreat squad trailed UNC-A during the
first five periods of play. There were
times when the team seemed to suffer from
nervousness, but the experience of Dilla-
hunt. Ball, and Fakkema combined t» steady
the «ther members of the squad who had
never played college ball before.
nlti«n. I was especially impressed by the
way in which Miss Landers began each para
graph with "MATURITY IS "—handy, very han-
The contributor of Miss Landers' col
umn wr»te in his introductory statement
that "Even a great number of Montreat-
Anderson students are unaware of the
term's meaning." Well, unforbunately, I
happen to be one of them (or rather I was
until reading Miss Landers)• I intend to
immediately tape "MATURITY IS" on the wall
right beside my autographed picture of Pat
j I suppose that non-violence, patience,
jperserverance, unselfishness, humility,
idecisiveness, and dependability are all
very nice things to have, but I suspect
that the only persons who can truly lay
claim to them are sleeping in boxes.
My intention here is certainly not to
attack Miss Landers. But this sort of cock
oracular pronouncement is a little
The Bulldogs, having approximately two irritating and raises a plague oi* ques
tions in my mind
times as many players as Montreat-Ander-
1, were able to see the Cavaliers tiring
going into the later part of the game.
There were many mistakes, and UNC-A used
them to their advantage.
It was not until Terry Dover was hurt
by running into a wall that the Cavaliers'
spirit came alive. They went on to out
Why is it that this country's newspa
pers and magazines are filled with "ad
vice" columns which regurgitate solutions
like so much candy? What decs it mean when
thousands of people are willing, even ea
ger, to have their problems handled by the
Ann Landers * of the world? Why do people
score the opF.sltlon in two of the remaln-'turn to those they have never seen and in
mg three periods of play and transform jreallty know nothing ab.ut? Does it mean
what ?»hli!>ave been a Bulldog pionlo into that we are so desperate fm "answers"
a real battle
All things considered, our men played
their first scrimmage in good fashion
(UNC-A had already played three),
Cur team has depth. Now they need sup
* * »
A detailed report *n last week's MAC-
that we are willing t« passively allow a
columnist or a "Playboy Advisor" to simp
ly feed them to us in nice, neat, palata
ble bundles? Much easier than thinking our
problems through, but very, very stale.
Is it because our education (or mis—
•education) has made us followers of
ingate soccer match will appear in our
next issue.
jthorlties," regardless of their qualifi-
jcatlons? How many times have you read a
'"How to" or "What It Is Really Supposed to
e Like" book and wondered why you've been
It la n'^nvS CP it all wrong? Has it soiethlng’tldo
® faacina-wlth failure In the Church, or perhaps In
the family? Is it because of that beat-to-
tion to me that there are people who make
their living by solving in a few lines
problems which have tormented niere mortals
for ages.
printed in the 2 November issue of this
paper is a prime example, and has done us
all a singular service. I must admit that
I have, at times, puzzled over the meaning
of "maturity," but never have I been able
to come up with such a comprehensive defl'
death cliche that the pace of modern life
has outdistanced our ability to cope with
,It seems that sociologists and psychol
ogists are very interested in statistics
on what kind of people do what kinds of
things. It might be revealing to see who
writes letters to advice-givers. Probably
the same people who read MODERN ROMANCES
and break their necks to see Doris Day,
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