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VOLUME XXV GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., FEBRUARY 4, 1939 NUMBER 7
FOR NEXT YEAR
PASSED BY BOARD
Students Will Be Given Chance
To Accept Or Reject Budget
In Chapel Monday.
SEVERAL CHANGES MADE
Has Received Ollicial Endorsement of
Representatives of Each Student
After definite assurance had been
given to one of the members of the
senior class that "the appropriations
to the junior and sophomore classes
will be used on the entertainment of
freshmen and seniors," the Budget
Committee of the Student Affairs Board
in a meeting last Tuesday night de
cided unanimously in favor of the
proposed budget for 11139-40 as listed
on the hack page of today's Guilford
ian. Concensus of Budget Committee
opinion seemed to be summed up as:
"If they don't fuss about it, it's
It was pointed out that although
the Women's Student Government or
ganization has been denied its request
for thirty dollars, the group will, if
the students accept the budget, re
ceive more than twice the amount
asked because of a provision to the
effect that its accumulated unspent
balance be made available to it for
use in the coming year. This pro
vision. if favorably passed upon by
the student body, will enable the Wo
men's Student Government and eight
other organizations to have access to
previously unused funds totaling
The additional allotment to the
"Quaker" and the recommendation for
special dispensation of funds to the
Dramatic Council and the Women's
Athletic Association were approved
without comment at the called meet
ing of the Student Affairs Board.
YOUNG FRIENDS MEETING
TO BE HELD ON CAMPUS
Program Designed for Closer Under
standing Between Out-of-State
and Local Quaker Students.
BANQUET WILL CLIMAX MEETING
The annual mid-year conference of
North Carolina Young Friends will be
held on the Guilford College campus
February 25 and 26. Included as part
of the conference will be a banquet,
a social, and several discussion ses
sions designed to promote friendship
and understanding between the North
Carolina Young Friends and those
from out of state who are residing on
the Guilford campus.
The conference will begin on Satur
day afternoon with reports on North
Carolina Quarterly Meetings by rep
resentatives from the different districts.
Out of state Meetings will bo reported
by out of state Guilford students. Later
there will be an open forum discus
sion on "The Young Friends Attitude
Toward Rising Militarism" led by Dr.
Beittel. At the banquet to be held in
Founders' Hall Dr. Milnev will speak
on "Opportunities of Young Friends."
The banquet will be followed by a so
cial in the hut, and the conference will
close Sunday morning after a worship
service conducted by Mr. Ila worth.
Former Graduate lit
Mrs. Billie Osborne Brendall, a
graduate of Guilford College 111 1935,
underwent an operation for appendi
citis in the Presbyterian Hospital at
Charlotte last Friday.
Monday, February 6—ln charge
of Public Speaking class.
Tuesday, February 7—ln the Hut.
Wednesday, February B—Rev. H.
Einbree Blackard of High Point.
Thursday, February 9 Class
Friday, February 10 —Piano Pro
gram by Mrs. Moody Stroud.
Monday, February 13 —Lincoln's
Tuesday, February 14 —ln the
Wednesday, February 15 —Samuel
Thursday, February 16 Class
Friday, February 17 —C. Clifford
APPEAR IN INSTITUTE
College, Community Combine
To Present Sunday Evening
RELIGIOUS MOTIF MARKED
With the presentation of Miss Mereb
Mossman's "The Crisis in China" to
morrow night Guilford college and the
Guilford Meeting will offer the second
of a series of lectures to be continued
through the next five Sunday nights.
The addresses will constitute a pro
gram that has been designated as the
Guilford Institute. The first address
was delivered by Dr. Hornell Hart
last Sunday night and was entitled
"The Challenge of World Conditions
Miss Mossman is a member of the
faculty at W. C. U. N. C. in the de
partment of sociology. She is a for
mer faculty member of the University
of Gnuling. Nanking, China. Through
her activities in the Orient Miss Moss
man has a thorough understanding of|
the students of both Japan and China,
and she is in a position to deliver first
hand information on her subject.
On February 1- In*. Elbert Russell,
of Duke University, will speak on "Re
ligion in a Totalitarian State." Dr.
Kusscll is n familiar figure to the stu
dent body, and is well known as an
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THIRD LYCEUM PROGRAM
SCHEDULED NEXT WEEK
Chamber Opera Trio to He Presented
as Third in Community Enter
The third program in the Guilford
College Lyceum Series for 1938-39
will lie presented Saturday evening,
February 11, in Memorial Ilall. The
program will feature the Chamber
This trio under the management of
Harry Culhertson, Inc., of Chicago.
Illinois, includes Olga Trevisan. so
prano; Robert Long, tenor; Raymond
Koch, baritone, and Charles Lurvey
as pianist and director.
Each of the performers is an ac
complished singer with a great amount
of experience as a background. Mr.
Koch is especially well trained, as lie j
has sung in numerous operas, has!
appeared as soloist for a number of j
symphony orchestras, and lias made
several radio appearances.
The program wil consist of two
parts. The first part will include a I
uumlier of solos by the members of
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"Personality and the Reporter"
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ItKI'OKTKIt JAMKS PAUKKIt I>U. HOKXKLL IIART
Sociological Field Plowed
For Budding Aspirants
By JAMES PARKER
His grey eyes jabbing into the land- j
scape with almost bird-like deftness, I
Dr. Hornell Hart of Duke University j
repeated: "There are a great many so
ciologists who are merely social philo
sophers. The use for them is decreas
Earlier Dr. Hart told his interviewer
that the towering ingredient in the
making of a modern sociologist is "an j
intense interest in human relations
plus an appetite for facts." According
to the distinguished leader of Guilford's
Spiritual Emphasis Week the future
sociologist must cultivate a sound study
of social phenomena through such!
methods as case studies and scientifi
cally gathered statistics. He must be
"There is a need to study primitive
societies and other cultures—other peo
ple. It saves us from being too pro
vincial," Sociologist Hart clipped in his
Of the two theories concerning the
place of social science in the present
Despite the departure of one of
(he faculty members for Switzer
land. the stability of the Guilford
college population was maintained
by the advent of a newcomer in
the person of Christopher Alan
Suiter, present age 11 days. The
new arrival will make his home
permanently with Professor and
Mrs. W. O. Suiter. His appearance
on the campus was heralded as
follows by his host and hostess;
Please pardon tlie delay, but we
had to wait on part of the family
CHRISTOPHER ALAN SUITER
Horn January 21, 1939, 3:50 P.M.
Weight, 9 pounds 7 ounces
With all good wishes for 1939
I world set-up Dr. Hart takes the view
| that it should not center upon abstract
j forms in the human relationship but
j should broaden into a wide sociological
| interest in the practical social forms,
j Practical problems, according to this
leader, sharpen up halting methods and
aid in providing possible solutions to
| tlie questions involved.
In the maze of modern youth the
most often encountered questions de
manding solution are four: courtship
and marriage; the relation of youth to
the older generation (of young people
to their parents) ; the economic press
iof finding a job; and the eternal ques
tion, "What's life all about?"
Making sweeping statements is not a
habit of this writer and lecturer, but
there are. Dr. Hart believes, answers
to all of these imposing queries. These
answers, however, are not patent; they
can only lie worked out progressively.
I.oomiiig above all other approaches
in importance is the facing of reality.
\ou here candidly and honestly work
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NEW ART EXHIBIT ON
DISPLAY IN FOUNDERS
Works of Rockwell Kent, Reginald
.Marsh, and Prentiss Taylor Are
Among Works of Art.
Currently on display in the student
parlors in Founder's Hall is a collec
tion of !lti original etchings, woodcuts,
and lithographs, including prints of
[such famous artists as Rockwell Kent,
Reginald Marsh, and Prentiss Taylor.
\ This exhibition, sponsored by the
| American Artists Group, is the second
lof its type which has been brought
to the campus through the efforts of
Mrs. Milner, and demonstrates the
growing movement to provide the
average man with original prints of
the foremost artists of the day.
The collection includes some color
j prints besides the dominant black and
[white, and is being shown at other
schools throughout the country.
GEORGE M. COHAN'S
"THE TAVERN" IS
CHOSEN BY GROUP
Try-Outs for Parts to Be Held
Next Monday Night for
FOURTEEN "PARTS OPEN
Melodramatic Comedy Wins Acclaim
Over Blood-Curdling "Ilracula"
In a recent session the Dramatic
Council chose George M. Cohan's melo
dramatic classic, "The Tavern," for
its annual spring production scheduled
for Saturday night, March 18. Try
outs for the Simon-Legree epic will
be held Monday night, February 13,
at 7:30, decreed the council, which
urged that all and sundry report then
to exhibit such talents as they pos
sess. Director R. K. Marshall said
that there were 14 speaking parts,
nine of which are majors.
The blood-curdling "Dracula" was
rejected by the council in favor of
the Cohan comedy, which lias been in
successful revival almost continuous
ly, by both professional and amateur
groups, since its Broadway stage suc
cess iu lH2t>. This heavy comedy of
villains, heroes, mystery, screams, pis
tols. last-minute rescues, and all that
melodramas imply, will be a new type
of play on the Guilford stage since
Director Marshall's advent here two
years ago, President T. Taylor pointed
out to the Guilfordian reporter.
PROFESSOR A. I. NEWLIN
GOES TO SWITZERLAND
Head of History Department Doing
Graduate Work in University
A. I. Newlin, professor of History
and Political Science, left the campus
January 17 for Geneva, Switzerland,
where he is doing graduate work in
Mr. Newlin is studying at the Gradu
ate Institute of International Relations
which is a part of the University of
Geneva. His work is a continuation of
that which he did there from 1020 to
While in Geneva, Professor Newlin is
staying at the Quaker Student Youth
Hostel. About thirty other graduate
students representing fifteen different
nationalities are living there. After re
maining in Europe for six or eight
months, Mr. Newlin will return in time
to resume his duties here in the fall.
Dr. Williams is conducting several of
Mr. Newlin's classes this semester.
I-ti route to Switzerland, Professor
Newlin spent a few days with Mr.
James Fleming, former instructor in
French at Guilford College.
Social consciousness reared its blush
ing head Thursday night as fifty celi
bate Guilfordians did an abrupt about
face and decided to "Do Somefhing
About It." Already in a rut from
Pleasant's-ly acquired betrothals and
fired to a fever pitch by Y Cabinet
propaganda, an overflow mob at the
Student Hut churned (lie usually pla
cid social whirl info foam with the
appointment of a Sadie Hawkins Week
committee, an Outdoor Entertainment
Committee, a Day Student Entertain
ment Committee, and a Present Danc
ing Situation Committee. If flic de
mand is sulliciciit flic Guilfordian will
publish a "L'il Abner Handbook of
Escapes" for (be benefit of bashful