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WINS rON-SALEM, N. C„ SATURDAY, APRIL 8, 1933.
Anna Preston Passes
Chewing Gum at Y.P.M.
Has Visited Many Alumnae
During Travels in “Solomon’’
U’liile everybody in the audierw
contentedly ;ind energetically smacl
ed a chiclet of gum, Anna I’restc
gave one of her famous relaxation
talks to all of Salem except tlie fa(
ulty and the units of Mr. Ritter
and -Miss Stockton’s efficiency m;
chinery. By invitation of the Stu
dent Self-Government Assoeiationj
which had chosen Wednesday of Stu
dent Week for their particular day
Anna passed around chewing guir
and proceeded to tell how much fun
it is to be a Salem girl and to know
other Salem girls of all ages, kinds,
At the peak of her talk. Dr. llond-
thaler broke into the meeting and at
tracted all til attention with the fol
lowing announcement; “The faculty
liave decided to lengthen your spring
vacation by one day. Classes will
end with the last class on Wednes
day, April 12, and will be resumed
on Thursday, April 20 at nine
o’clock.” He added the gracious re
mark tliat he w'as happy that the sug
gestion of such a change had come
from the faculty and not from the
students, signifying the sympathetic
relationship between students and
faculty. So welcome was the an
nouncement that he was invited to
remain, but declined the invitation
when chewing gum was thrust at
Anna told of her experience with
Skipp3', the first car she wore out
in service, and Solomon (so named
because it goes after women—and
gets them), which is now muddy
from its first week of service. From
snow covered mountains around
Asheville to storm-stricken areas in
Tennessee slie has traveled, visiting
girls who are interested in Salem,
organizing chapters of the Salem
Alumnae Association, and calling on
Salem alumnae. Siie has talked with
Mrs. Alice Couneill, the delightful,
(■entury-old alumna in Hickory, and
with Mrs. Ada Horton, the second
oldest living alumna, who lives in
Happy Valley near I.enoir and who
dotes on the dear past at Salem. It
seems that Anna has a weakness for
old alumnae, for she discussed six
of tliem who were past sixty.
With no oratorical division, even
so mucli as an “ahem” Anna went
from old alumnae to girls who fin-
ished Salem within the last three
or four years, telling interesting and
welcome news of what they are do
ing. Many of tliem are teaching
sclsool, some of them are married,
and tile individual ones are working
in offices reporting for newspapers,
and working in department stores.
A job she gave each girl to do
during P’aster holidays. “Go to see
some Salem alumna who lives near
your home, and then come back and
tell' us all about it.”
Huntington Is Delegate
To Convention S.LA S.G.
Attends Sessions Held at
Georgia Huntingtc:., president
elect of Student Self-Government, is
attending a convention of the South
ern Intercollegiate Association of
Student Government, held at Ran-
dolph-Maeon College in Lynchburg,
Virginia. This is an association of
women’s collsges of the South, to
which Salem is affiliated. Com
tions are held annually in April.
Miss Hunting-ton left on an early
train Wednesday morning. The
vention liegan on Wednesday and
continued through Saturday. Campus
problems were discussed by the stu
dents, and speeches were made by
prominent speakers and educators.
Besides business sessions, social
functions were on the program.
Misses Frye and
First Recital Successfully
On Mondav night in Mcmori;
Hall the Salem College School of
Music I>res(-ntcd Miss Tommye I'r^
pianist, and Miss Adelaide Silvc
stecn in the first graduating recit
of the vcar. Miss Frve and Mi
Silverste.n are pupils’of Mr. Va
dell and Mr. Schofield respectively.
Miss Dorothy Thompson was accom
panist and Mr. Vardell was organist.
Miss Silversteen opened the pro
gram with a group of two Italian
songs and an English one. The}
were “Alii, troppo e duro” (II Bal
letto delle Ingrete) by .Monteverdc
(15()7-l(M-'i), “Occhietti Amati” b\
Falconieri (15-1(>) and “Love Me o'l
Not” by Seechi (17(il-18;i,'i) fron
Thomas Campion’s Fourth Book of
Aires. This group was character
ized as was her whole program by
perfect composure, beautiful tone
color and careful jihrasing.
Miss Frve plaved as her first num
ber “First" French Suite” by Bach in
the three movements; Allemande
v/ith a flowing rhythm. Courante—
a liveh' and emphatic movement,
Sarabande—a rather serious
■n sang “Printemp;
Qui Commence” from' “Samson e
Dalila” by Saint-Saens. This was ;
very dramatic number.
Miss Frye next ])layed “Chant
Polonais No. 5” by C;ho])in-I,iszt.
The octave passages demanded tech
nical facility and the song was
brought through understanding ped-
President-EIect of Y.W,
Announces New Cabinet
New Officers to Succeed Old
First of May
The future President of the Y. W.
C. A. has just finished sending in
vitations to the new members of tlu;
“Y” Cabinet, who take their office
on May the first. The names of the
officers heading different committees
are as follows:
Sara Horton, Chairman also Vice-
President of the Y. W. C. A.
Claudia l-'oy, Vice-Chairman.
Communitv Service Committee
I'ranees Adams, Chairman.
Josephine Reece, Vice-Chairman.
Elizabeth Hough, Chairman.
Frve Peters, Vice-Chairman.
Sue Andrews, Vice-Chairman.
Martha Binder, Chairman.
-Martha Sclilegel, Vice-Chairman.
Mary Frances I.inney, Chairman.
I’rances I^anibeth, Vice-Chairman.
Fjlizabeth Jerome, Chairman.
Ruth McConnell, Viee-Chairman.
World Fellowship Committee
(jcrtrude Schwalbe, Chairman.
Jean Patterson, Chairman.
Meriam Stevenson, Chairman.
L, Torrence, Viee-Chairman.
“Y” Room Committee
A. Taylor, Chairman.
Erika Marx, Chairman.
Mary Absher, Chairman.
Jane Rondthaler, Vice- Chairman.
The vice-chairmen of certain com
mittees were chosen for the next year
with th ad' iee of the advisory board
and the major officers of “Y,” be
cause of the particular responsibili
ty of these offices.
The President-elect and the Vice-
President-elect, feel confident of the
willingness and enthusiasm of the
new cabinet and are very happy in
deed to have its members share thei:
WIN THIS CONTEST
To the student who brings back
the best tale about a visit to a
Salem alumna during spring va
cation, the Salemite offers a prize.
What the prize will be has not
yet been determined, but it will
be something you like. Observe
thc.se rules of the contest:
1. The tale must be as nearly
true as possible. The alumna
must be a real person who
reallv attended school at
2. The story must be written as
though for publication; leg
ibly and on one side of the
;i. The prize will be awarded to
the girl who makes the visit,
not particularly to the writer.
If you want to, tell your tale
to some willing friend or
member of the Salemite staff,
and promise her a lolly pop if
she will write it for you.
■I. No anonymous contributions
will be considered.
!). All contributions must be in
the wire basket in the Sale
mite office not lated than mid
night of Tuesday, April 25.
(). The judges will be the presi
dent of I.R.S., the president
of Alpha Chi Alpha, and the
editor of the Salemite.
7. Tin- winner will be announced
in the Salemite on Saturday,
On Saturday morning the four
classcs had a song contest in chapel.
Each group showed spirit and in
dividuality, making it hard for the
udges to decide the winner. The
jong contest was the last of the
Student Week Chapel Programs.
For the first time the words to the
w songs are here printed:
Hello, how do you do?
We’re glad you’re here
We hope you all are primed
For laughter and cheer.
that we’re together
Let’s have some fun—
We’re at our best
There’s nothing that can’t be done.
Pack up your troubles
Just laugh and sing
For Salem, even our cheers shall
TO THE FACULTY
Sing, sing, sing a song
To our faculty
You are loved by everyone
And that is plain to see.
Clap, clap, clap your hand
They’re the best in all the la
And they will always be.
Grin, grin, gri
At the faculty
Their favor then
igh, laugh, laugh a while
With the faculty
r winning smile will spread a
Ha, ha, ha, hee, hee.
TO DR. RONDTHALER
He’s the staunch and stately Presi
dent of Salem, Salem,
loely to the ladies all the time.
(CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR)
Lambda of Alpha
Chi Alpha Gives
Philips and Courtney Talk on
Current Magazines and
Salem Lambda Chapter of Alpht
Chi Alpha, national journalistic so
rority ,had charge of a chapel pro
gram on Thursday morning that was
ited to current literature. Doro-
Heidenreich, the president, pre
sided, opening the program with apt
remarks concerning the purpose of
the sorority. She told how many
now famous writers, such as Zona
Gale and Edna St. Vincent Millav,
members of Alpha Chi Alpha.
The purpose of the sorority is to fos-
r iournalism and creative writing.
Elinor Phillips, a member of the
rority, gave an interesting talk on
agazines. She began with ques-
ms: Do you know that influenza
both negative and affirmative? Do
m know why Lord Dunsany’s
brother is named the Honorable Reg-
lald, Alegmer Plunketh Ernie Erie
Drax? Do you know that George
B. Shaw says, “People always get
i of one another, as I grow tired
[lyself whenever I am left alone
ten minutes, and I am certain I
fonder of myself than anyone
be of another person.”
Iicse facts were taken at random
1 Scribners, Golden Book and
Snturclai/ lievicU' of Literaiure, in
I attempt to ]>rovc that these maga-
nes are not dry.
'I'hen she followed with a survey
of modern magazines: Bookman,
;dited by Seward Collins, with two
vorthwhile articles, “What the Pub
ic Wants”‘and “Lives That Authors
(CONTINUED ON PAGE FOUR)
Dr. Smith Compares
Mr. Bryant Sings Twenty-
Third Psalm at Vespers
At Vespers, Sunday evening. Dr.
linnie Smith spoke on “The Well-
Rounded Young Christian Woman
the College Campus.” Her talk
s preceded by a prelude by Doro
thy Thompson and a prayer by Miss
Lawrence. Mrs. Rondthaler pre-
iided, reading the scripture from
[lomans, 12, after which she intro
duced Dr. Smith. The speaker com
pared college life with community
:e in three ways. The first com-
irison concerned the similarity of
cupations. In her community life,
woman is a home-maker or a pro
fessional worker; in college, her pri
mary work is gaining an education
through study. In both stations of
life these occupations give one les-
in honesty, contentment, and
self-control, if the worker goes about
her task with a religious spirit. The
■ond comparison was related to the
neighbors of a young Christian wom-
‘ 1 a community and on a college
campus. In the community, a young
woman has c,bliga tions to make
friends with her neighbors and to
help them. As a college student,
she is responsible for lonely girls.
The third comparison delt with the
opportunities of service of the col
lege and community woman. In
both places, a young Christian wom
an help in civic, social, and in
tellectual welfare, giving sj'mpa-
th.etically with a willing heart. The
ipeaker encouraged meditations and
self-analysis among young Christian
women. She closed her inspiring
talk with a message from the Chris-
Psalm, fostering young Chris
tians to take Christ as their Model
n all the.'r work through life.
Mr. Kenneth Bryant beautifully
sang “The Lord Is My Shepherd,”
iter which Miss Elizabeth Lily
closed the Vesper program with a
Student Week Proves
Organizations Conduct Pro
grams in Chapel
The first Student Week at
Salem began on IMonday, April 3,
and continued until Saturday, 8. As
a clever poster in Main Hall an
nounced, it was a week when stu
dent organizations took charge of all
formalities and made of them what
they would, presenting their pur
poses and achievements to the stu
dent body. The faculty, when al
lowed to participate, were merely on
Some results of Student Week
were pleasing, though not planned
for. Chief among them was the es
tablishment of the Chewing- Gum
Chapel by Anna Preston in her talk
on Wednesday morning. Talent for
public speaking and acting was dis
covered among the students, while
the faculty showed a bit of shyness
On Tuesday morning the Y. W.
C. A., I. R. S., and May Day Com
mittee presented a chapel program,
with Mary B. Williams presiding.
After Dr. Rondthaler had feebly
made an announcement, the program
began with a Bible reading by Zina
Vologodsky and short talk on the
•eading by Margaret Johnson. Mary
B. Williams’ solo, “I Would Be
” concluded the Y. W. C. A.’s
part in the service. Mary Louise
Mickey, representing the May Day
Committee, carried on the program
by telling of her committee’s plans
for May Day and their approaching
fulfillment. Mary Catherine Siewers
■nded the chapel with a short talk
m the I. R. S. and its plans for
Salem’s big social event, the May
Wednesday was Student Self-
Government Day. Thursday was
Publications Day, represented by
Alpha Chi Alpha, and on Friday the
•ette Players had charge. The
final chapel on Saturday was' given
iver to a song contest between the
lasses. A picnic supper on the
ampus, followed by inter-class
Stunt Night is scheduled for tonight.
Student Recital Features
Thursday Music Hour
Excellent Performances by
'I'hursday afternoon at four o’clock,
n Memorial Hall, a splendid recital
.'as presented by students from the
liano, voice and violin departments
f the School of Music. 'I'he pro
gram consisted principally of selec-
is by classical composers, and was
Chanson 'I’riste Tschaikowsky
Sonata in G. Major, Op. 14,
No. 2 Beethoven
Bist du bei mir Bach
The 'I’ime for Making Songs
Has Come Rogers
“Samson and Delilah”
Sonata in F minor. Op. 2,
No. 1 Beethoven
Ghost Dance Burleigh
Die Lorelei Liszt
Wilda Mae Yingling
I Virginia Thompson