The Guilfordian. online resource (None) 1914-current, February 10, 1945, Image 1
JLTLL T JDL LU luuH lULL IIIIv 1 1 lllLl/ I* If) 1 Sy*r[■ VOLUME \\XI Strong Student Opposition To Proposed Vacation Plan Arnolds Lend Biblical Collection of 1300 Articles to Guilford Collection to Be Placed in Music Building in Henry Clay Society Room The Arnold Biblical Collection is now being housed at Guilford College in the Henry Clay literary society room in the Music Building. hi Friday, February 9, Emmet McLart.v, minister of the Grace Methodist Church in Greensboro, spoke in Memorial Hall. This lecture was followed by a reception for Mr. and Mrs. Albert S. Arnold, who made the collection, which is given to the college as an indefinite loan with the understanding that it becomes the per manent property of Guilford College if and when adequate housing has been provided. Mr. and Mrs. Arnold have made the collection of more than 1300 articles, maps and pictures. The Biblical Col lection litis many Palestinian articles, some as ancient as 18(H) B.C. "Pottery, shepherds' instruments, crafts, a large collection of maps and study aids, mate rials representing the three world's great religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Thousadds of visitors have seen the collection. The late Dr. Elihu Grant, famed archaeologist of Ilaverford Col lege, Pennsylvania, said: "I've always retained a vivid memory of its bright ness, compactness, and the best collec tion of maps I've ever seen in one place. That you should have enlarged and en riched a room already so satisfactory has piqued my interest to see the new lay-out and the direction of your changes." "It is gratifying," said President Mil ner, "that Mr. and Mrs. Arnold are sharing their invaluable collection with our college and the wider North Caro lina nnd Virginia community which it will serve. This will augment realisti cally and impressively Guilford's em phasis on the integration of spiritual resources through education." Mrs. Richard Kilby Joins College Faculty Replaces Miss Aitken in Music Department; Studied Under Alexander Raab Mrs. Richard \V. Kilby is the new piano teacher who has come to replace Miss Rosalie Aitken. Mrs. Kilby came to Greensboro last tall with lier bus band who is a professor of psychology at Woman's College. Airs. Kilby, originally from Seattle, is a graduate of Whitman College and Whitman Conservatory, Whitman, Washington. She diil graduate work in composition at the I'niversities of California and Washington. She has also been the pupil of Alexander Raab and Paul Pierre MeNeely and is a member of the I'bi Beta Kappa and Mu Phi Epsilon societies. Be My Valentine Find your heart's desire at the Valentine Dance sponsored by the Junior Class tonight at S o'clock in the gym. There will lie music de signed for your pleasure, refresh ments which suit your taste, con tests for fancy dancers, and sol diers, soldiers, and soldiers. THE GUILFORDIAN 'j Mr. siiicl Mrs. Albert S. Arnold. w 11> j have loaned their collection of Pales tinian artieles to Guilford College. College Drive Nears Goal for July With Total of $220,000 Hudjfins Appoints Chairmen For Greensboro Drive Set For April 6-lfi The Guilford College campaign is Hearing its goal of $350,000 set for July, ns the amount contributed to date totals .$220,000, or two-thirds of j the goal, although only one out of the fifteen districts has been covered. This week ends the canvassing of the tirst district, consisting of Aslieboro, Iligli Point and AVinston-Salem. The next area to be covered from April (i to 1(> includes Burlington, Snow Camp. Durham. Raleigh. (ireensboro and !uil ford county. I>. Edward Iludgins, chairman of the Guilford Advisory Hoard, announced the appointment of the chairmen for the local drive. 11, \V. Kendall was named as chairman of the speakers' bureau, Charles W. Phil lips as chairman of the citizens' par ticipating section, K. F. Craven as chairman of the Quaker section, Paul ('. Edgerton as alumni chairman, and David 11. Parsons, Jr., as the Guilford county chairman. Already preliminary plans are underway for reaching the Greensboro quota of $150,000. Several students have shown their interest in the drive by contributing to the campaign. Lorraine Hayes, Linda Pell, Aileen Gray, anil Bob Beyer have already bought shares, and more stu dents have indicated their intention of doing so later in the year. The drive is not without its lighter side. I)r. Roy C. Mitchell of Mt. Airy promised to turn over the proceeds he received from delivering babies, and the people of Mt. Airy agreed to co operate with him. Mr. and Mrs. Nich olson of Guilford College sold one of their dogs and turned over a $37.50 (Continued on Page Four) GUILFORD COLLEGE, N. C., FEBRUARY 10, 1945 Yearly Meeting Gives Ministers' Short Course Feb. 12-23 Purdy, Chance, and Arnold Will Lecture During Short Course for Ministers In conjunction with the displaying of the Arnold Biblical Collection at Guilford College, we have the first Short Course given for the North Caro lina Yearly Meeting Ministers on Feb ruary 12 through 23. There has developed a concern for a closer cooperation between the College and the Yearly Meeting and it is hoped that this Short Course will interest both students and ministers. The choice of topics lias been made from a wide variety of suggestions from concerned ministers. Speakers were secured who were felt to be most able to assist in the considera tion of the questions. Dr. Alexander Purdy, Acting Presi dent of Hartford Theological Seminary and Hi smer Professor'of the New Tes j lament, will lead the evening discus sions during the tirst week of the con ference at S o'clock at the Meeting House. | Harold Chance, Secretary of the I Peace Section, American Friends Ser vice Committee, will give lectures at I the same time the following week. I The Arnold lectures will be given j from 2 to 3 o'clock every day tor both I weeks. Some of the topics to be dis j cussed are "Orienting Yourself in j Palestine," "Earning a Living in the | Holy Lands," and others of interest. I In order for the purpose of the con ference to be realized, it is necessary that both students and ministers at tend to make this a cooperative effort. News Briefs | Not only has President Roosevelt re cently begun his fourth term, but Dr. Beittel lias also begun his fourth term as vice-president of the Guilford Tele phone Company. Dr. Beittel reveals that the prospects are really good that we shall have the dial system in opera tion by spring vacation. The Guilford County Interracial Com mission and the Greensboro Intercolle giate Commission on Race Relations will jointly sponsor a community choral vesper at the West Market Street Meth odist Church in Greensboro on February 11 at 3 o'clock. Musical organizations from seven colleges in the Greensboro area will participate in the program. The Guilford College A Cappella Choir under Dr. Weis' direction will sing the Prayer from "Hansel and Gretel" by Huniperdinck and Rieger, and "Jeho vah, I Would Sing Thy Praise" by Bach. Dr. Beittel has been asked to lead a round table discussion on "Objectives in Sociological Instruction" at the an nual meeting of the Southern Sociologi cal Society to be held in Atlanta in March. "Y" News Since the president of the YWCA, Helen Lewis Stanfield, has left campus, Margery Ilubcr, the vice-president, lias become president, but no one has been ■ chosen to be vice-president whose du ties include chairmanship of the mem bership committee. Also Ethel Perry, chairman of the ' Social Service committee, has resigned, i but no one lias been chosen to take her place. I>r. Alexander \ Purely, acting presi dent of Hartford Theological Semi nary, who will visit Guilford campus next week. Ashcraft, McLellan, Stabler Have All A Record for Semester Eleven Students Make Honor Roll; Twenty Make All A's and B's; Two All B's According to the tabulations made by Miss Era I.asley, college registrar, there are eleven students on the honor roll for the first semester. Twenty seven students had all their grades above B and no one failed all subjects. This compares very favorably to (lie tirst semester grades of last year which had I.'! students on the honor i nil and two students who failed every thing. This semester 14.(!7% were above B, while last year 13.5% were above 1!. Virginia Ashcraft, Martha McLellan, and Helen Stabler made all A's. Jen nie Cannon and Ray Wood made all A's except one. Lena Mae Adams, Dan Beittel, Hazel Bradshaw, Shirley Wil liams. Harriet Warlike, Doris Loesges, Jean Dudley, Cornelia Knight, Mary Joyce Martin, Ralph Chilton, Martha Belle Edgerton, Florence Fogelson, Elizabeth Frederick, Pauline Fuller, (Continued on Page Four) Dr. Furnas Directs Shakespearean Play Play Production Students Fill Roles in Play to Be Presented on April 14 For the first time in Guilford's his tory, Shakespeare's famous play, "Much Ado About Nothing," is being presented with an all-girl cast. The play pro duction class, taught by Dr. Furnas, his already begun work on this pro duction. The presentation date is set for April 14, 1945. The Play Production course includes a thorough study of this Shakespearean play, of the 20 students enrolled in the course, Nancy Nunn, Mary Joyce Martin. Elizabeth Moses, Ethel Perry. Madgelle Conrad. June Hinshaw, and Mary Frances Chilton are veterans of the stage and will offer their experi ence in "Much Ado About Nothing." The three boys of the class plan to work behind the scenes in the line of scenery and lighting. The costuming in the play promises to lie outstanding because there is more money available for this purpose, since no royalty is required. PLO ea 6 a O a ten oocrao-o NUMBER 4 O.D.T. Now Requests The Curtailment of College Vacations In a meeting Thursday night of the Administrative Council and the Student Advisory Board, it was decided to com ply with the request of tile ODT to curtail spring vacation. With approximately 350,000 college students traveling to and from school, traveling facilities will he overloaded. The ODT is requesting that all col leges cancel spring vacations. The pros and cons of tlie situation were discussed and it was decided that vacation would he reduced to a long Duster week-end. A day of grace be fore semester exams will also he granted. However, there is much opposition among the student body in regard to the proposed plan. Student meetings were hold yesterday afternoon and last night to discuss the situation. Tenta tive plans were that we remain on campus during the regular vacation period doing cooperative work in the mornings, studying or having free time in the afternoons, and social events in the evenings—such as dances, game nights, and other forms of recreation. Another plan advanced by the students was that, school continue without a break. The proposed plans will lie discussed by the Administrative Council at a meeting Saturday morning. Malinowski Sets Up New Program in Recreation Course Hut Becomes Center of Activity Each Evening For Games and Dancing A new recreational leadership pro gram is now being set up at Guilford College under the directorship of Mr. Thaddeus Malinowski. This program is led primarily by approximately 20 students who are enrolled in the Recre ational Leadership Course, n two-hour course taught in two sections which deal with the technical and practical aspects of recreational work. The course includes the development of the recreational movement, its cul tural, social and economic background, unci the significance of modern recrea tion in a democracy. There will he particular emphasis laid upon the na ture and function of the recreational leader. The course should be particu larly valuable to any college student because he is recognized as a leader in his community. In order to discover the interests that students at Guilford College have about recreational activities, the stu (Continucd on Page Four) Community Choir Will Present Easter Cantata The college-community chorus under the direction of Dr. Ezra 11. F. Weis will present an Easter Cantata for women's voices, "Victory Divine," by Christopher Marks. The cantata de scribes the death and resurrection of Jesus, beginning in tlie garden and in cluding the cross, the earthquake, and the conquest of Death. There are solo parts for alto, mezzo-soprano, and soprano which will he tilled by voice students.