“President David O. McKay Crossword,” Friend, Feb. 2001, 23
You can learn about President David O. McKay by doing this crossword puzzle. Read the clues, then fill in the puzzle by choosing the correct answer from the words listed below.
Young David’s summer job was carrying the daily newspaper by ________________ to a nearby mining town. The trip took him all day.
President McKay encouraged Saints to share the gospel. He often said, “Every member a _______________.”
As a missionary in Scotland, Elder McKay saw a phrase on a doorway that he remembered for the rest of his life: “What e’er Thou Art, Act Well Thy ______.”
When David became a deacon, his duties included chopping ______ to heat the chapel and the homes of widows.
On one of his many travels, President McKay was encouraged by the queen of the Netherlands to drink ______. He explained the Word of Wisdom to her.
At age fifteen, David accepted the first of many callings dealing with Church education. He was called to be his ward’s Sunday School ______.
David’s grandparents came to America from this country after joining the Church.
David played this instrument for his town’s dance orchestra.
As president of the European Mission, Elder McKay wrote to the editors of many _______________, asking them to only print true things about the Church. The letters worked!
David went to college to become a ___________ and principal. He shared his mother’s belief that education was important for everyone.