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MELVIN AT MILLSAPS Once upon a time there was a high school senior who (for purposes of publication) we shall designate as Melvin Wood. And Melvin had always determined that when the time came he would certainly go to Millsaps because his father had gone to Millsaps and his brother had gone to Millsaps and the times that they had had only be weakly described as good; They were more than good; they were swell; And Melvin had determined that the same were in store for little Mel. So he put away his thoughts of high school and pondered about the fun he was going to have and come out to Mil- lsaps and looked at all the beauties of the campus— of one sort and another— that surround us And then he saw Foundus. Now Founders Hall had been seen by Melvin before when he and his father and his brother came to Jackson for the inaugration of one of Millsaps ' presidents. But not as potential residents. No, he had merely viewed it as a building on the campus that maybe had been in style once. Now, however, he viewed it as a building where his sleeping and laughing and talking and telephoning would take place for the next numbe r of monce. Momentarily Melvin was cast into gloom, And then he reflected that after all what was a room And after all what fun was a dormitory that was as well furnished as a house; Was he man or mouse. And Melvin said, " Father, I have thought it all over, and I have concluded that if Founders is part of Millsaps, I love Founders because I subscribe to the school of My Country right or wrong, but if wrong, still my country. " And his tolerant father thought it all over too and decided this was not effrontery So he said, " Very well, Melvin, we ' ll go talk it over with U.Z. " Which they did, with the result of loss of money to Mr. Wood, and loss of prestige to Freshman Wood, because he stopped being a senior automatically. Since there are a number of pictures for you to look at and see some of the things Melvin saw, we will take leave of our Freshman feeling few of the sensations experienced by Ferdinand when he contemplated flowers. For by this time Melvin is established in Founders, feeling anything but peaceful when he tries to solve the eternal and sphinx-like problem of the Founder ' s showers.
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