Volume 1 Number 4
December 19. 1952
"THE - PICKANINNY'S' CHRISTMAS"
kh jus "-ain't go* no great, "big hous
% AUn"t got no big ole car,
Sant never been mos * ev"ry where
Ion"tfc-hope- -to go vers* far.
iln*t got ao-mannish coat *n vest
i£in"fc never-seed de like
£h got, no peoples hangin' round
S&yin* dis and dat Ju3;' right*
&intltt even got no dollar bill
Sho" got no dimon rang.
Some folks dat"s got all dis stuff
2hink dey got ev"ry thing.
"You git me out my big o'"car"'
They hollah to dey boys,
"Cause we gwine ramble into town
And git yawl lots o" toys-*."1
If *n I*'se gwine be like dem white '
An had de toys dey had,
T tell ya man I'd rather aa—---
I'D ruther mos:i be dead.
ley think dat. day go'c evfry-thing
.But sho got nethirg, H all,
'13 I got mo^e dan $ey bomth.ir.ee
A time long ir de fall*
lat^ff when the air
gits serf o brae
D® crops bin gathered by*
ly ma, she holler, "Git some wood.
I know dat Christmas nigh..
nd den de tav>k run long at night,
'"bout ashes and de such*
h gets to feelln" good inside
Don*'t mind de tawk to much*
is tawk run roun" "bout Bethlehem
A baby in de hay
xl den I know dat hits mos" nigh,
Dlisr good ole Christmas day.
>©B come de night, dat good ole
My sock hangs on de shelf
" rambles off to my ole room
As happy aa a elf*
h git* to feeling glad *n good
I&k f ethers in my hair
h slumbers off to dreamy sleep
Jus like a snuggly bear*
en momin1' comes!' JSto. tEp ah fcitsl!
TBo see what he done left?
a see how he done filled my sock
las. hangin" on de shelf I'
see some red and shinin" fruit
(SX hole right In the heel)
n den I feels it up "n down,
With the Christmas season
already here and the old year coming to an end, churches all over '•':
the convention territory will be
observing student night at Christmas,, Thousndtr of students who will
be in their hone churches for the
ho*.Ida;/a will participate in a pro-
gram to present tie dynamic spiritual ministry of the Baptist Student
Union a& it serves the students on
the campuses- across the convention.
la>it Wednesday during the
Chapel period the student night at
Christmas program was presented here
on our campus. The theme of the program was: Christia.nlty is "Practical'
The entire-program was under the
direction of David Campbell, Dev-
oaionai vice president of the B*S.U*
The pastors of this association were
those participating were*
JToith Jest ice, David Campbell, BIta
"%'jghtj Opal Hammond, Jimmie. Gott,
!% 1 vi a. Ea s hiey, Juani ce Bri ster,
'•Ihiily' Xtrris, Gloria Harris, Estelle
Oirrs'coe, Wanda Elms, Huthanne Hans—
tiers, Margie Lackey, Jim McKlnney,
are 'Ir' rley Bhielde, Rev. Black
hcloaed tha program with prayer,
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PARTY : .
Sixty people '/ere served a turkey
dinrrr at tne annual Christmas
party oi the Ministerial Alliance
and the Ministerial Alliance Auxiliary Saturday evening in the recreation hall of First Southern Baptist
Short business sessions followed
the dinner after which the groups
gathered In the chapel for a short
song service and devotion in song*
Ralph Meadows, President of the
Ministerial Alliance Introduced the
speaker of the evening, Ralph Trsivia,
former Navy Chaplain and world
traveler. His message on the Hol^
Land was emphasised by the dhowing
of film taken In that area*
STUDENTS IT UNION .. v - ' . I'
RES CI1?] MISSION
Members o'f President P. Boyd
Smith's class in sociology were
guc3ta at the Union Rescue Mission
in Los Ahgeles on December 18th.
The purpose of attending the
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