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WINSTON-SAI.ENr. N. C., SEPTEMBKR 1
Freshmen Week Inaugurated
Traditional Chapel Service Marks
Opening Hundred and Fifty-fifth Year
Greetings From Alumnae; Dr. Rondthaler IVcl-
(■(jDics Faculty and Student Body; Speaks
On Tuesday morning, September
16, as the old Church Clock struck
ten Salem’s one luindred and fifty-
fifth year be^an with tile traditional
Chapel service. According to cus
tomary procedure, the hymn
“Standing at the Portal,” was used
as the processional, the Seniors
singing the first stanza before the
audience joined in'. This was fol
lowed by the reading of the eighty-
fourth ‘ Psalm by the Reverend
Robert Gribbin and Dr. J. Kenneth
Pfohl offered a short prayer.
Announcements were made by
Miss Jennie Wolfe, president of
Student (iovcrnment; Miss Eleanor
Chase, principal of Salem Academy,
and Miss Marian Blair, Registrar.
Dr. Rondthaler then called on act-'
ing Dean Vardell, who read a letter
from Dean Shirley, wlio is in Eu
rope enjoying a year’s Jeave of ab-
vel and study. From
formerlj/ of Music Faculty.
Mount Sterling, Illinois.—Much
love to everyone at dear old Salem.
Duncan Turner, formerly of
'he Music FaculU/.
In extending his personal greet-
greetings to all he knew and good
wishes to the new students. To tlu
Freshmen, lie advised concentration
and r.;al daily devotion to work,
since these measure the degrt-e ol
success or failure. Dr. Rondthaler
e faculty, and extended i.
; welcome to them,
cr speaking of the background
Rondthaler read the following tele
From the Class of 1925—Best
fifty-first year, and greetings to the
Mar,, /■;. McKelvie, President.
Johnson City, Tenn.~I am think
ing of you all today and would love
so mucii to be there. Since that is
impossible, I send greetings to ev
erybody and all good wishes for
Mar,,^ Lee Taylor, Class of 1926.
failed to stand at the portal of the
opening year at Salem. My heart
and thoughts are with you all today,
and I wish for you the most suc-
Reynold.1, Class 'o/'l925; Flora Bin
der, Class of 1925, and Editor-in-
Chi^f^of the SalemHe.^^^^^^
for the coming ’year. Wisli I were
Concord, N. C.—I leave my forty
ally Mr. Higgins and the new An
nual staff.—Caldwell, Class of
1926, Editor-in-Chief of "Sights
Beaufort, X. C.—Wishing for all
a year full of happiness and good
hard work.—HeZen Griffin, Presi-
n Page Three.)
4 New Members to
Dr. .inscombe Succeeds Mr. Heath;
Mile. Nozet With Language De
partment; Miss Torbert Assistant
in Physical Education.
Salem starts the collegiate year
with four new members in the fac
ulty. Dr. Frances C. Anscombe, head
of the History Department and in
structor in Economics has just re
cently received his Dr.’
Erlham College, Indiana, and .at
Johns Hopkins University. Dr.
Anscombe was born in England and
First Time Effort Concentrated on
Creating Better College Spirit
Senior Picnic and Stunts With Song Contest To
night; Automobile Tour of the City on
On Saturday evening, the Senior
class will entertain the entire stu
dent body at a picnic sui.jier m the
Lower Campus. As hostesses, the
nent in F'rfshman Week, and'' the
are asked as classes
and songs, the latter
c of b
l.»d IM. ...mr M.. HW, .nd
Miss Keeney and Miss Perryman
and Mrs. Best and Elizabeth Marx
and Mr. Tally and Mr.
Mrs. Best and Elizabeth Marx ^yere Dr. Max Cushing, Mrs.
tfr. Tally and Mr. Burrage and ^ ‘ / L»• Starr, Mrs. Addye Yeargain
Hampton and Mrs. Orrell and ^ f aJel s'
Anna and Miss Essie and Mrs. /ingtics, Bertha Clement, and Mr. C. D.
' ' iss Minnie K. Smith, who is
all doing their bit on this side of -'“f 'v. om.u., wi.o ,s Cu.shing, gave the
the world to make Salem^ College “J^^nts, rrele^nc^ bairafi^^^^ recital of^«ie^ school, and
™Tlr.'*Higgin\ proved bims^^ inTtrurtof ir^atm'^"^ whWi were^g^iven later.
car, approach the climate of Maine !) ‘nf
'"t-I ™th'V^ many interestinff im For the pa.st two years reputation
ir^em'mts h:ve>been ^^Sisbl 'm"
You will not reeognizc the North Mile. Mar.e-Loui.se Nozet m-
campus, when you see it. The last ""uetor in Spanish and French, was go to August 15. This
“covered boardwalk” is down, and school jas^ under Uio^ direction of
sound tTln7hur‘.^fng ^feet^jften tt^1'rener“c"’scllool r£i™'ie'S"'E''
stumbling as the V wet beau After her arrival in Amer- „f j)„,t„n, Ohio. Mr. Vil-
(ong contest between the clas.ses.
rllis is an excellent way of creating
ichool.'and also gi'ves tliTopportiin-
tv for composing some good eol-
.•ge and class songs that eventu-
illy are to become stand.anl.
Ju're will be^ song' prlctin- "on’the
ing wHI take place in the (\amp'us
Living Room of Alice tn,-wcll Build-
r. Willoughby in the
;• filing system, the card s
s of interest in the city. The
iiostesses will be st.'ltioncll in the
.lay ev.'ning m.ark.r'the ' ch/se " of
Freshmen IVeek. At this time, the
r in Freshmen Week have ],
First Meeting of