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Winston-Salem, C., Friday, February 5, 1937.
NEW LIBRARY FOR SALEM
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PROPOSED PLAN OF NEW LIBKAEY
Anniversary Celebration Marked
By Presentation Of Gymnasium
Dinner For Trustees and
I’he campus on Thursday night was
*^e scene of enthusiastic celebration
"iien 400 Alumnae, trustees, and stu-
^6tits gathered to commemorate the
hundred and sixty-fifth anniver-
of the founding of Salem.
At six-fifteen, in the dining room,
l^^nibers of the senior class were
”®atesses to the board of trustees,
J^^gether with their wives and hus-
^nds at a dinner served within the
?'*ke-believe walls of the famous
^*ttle Red Schoolhouse. Josephine
^itehead, president of the senior
'^'sss, acted as princijjal of the school
presided over the banquet. She
assisted by Katherine Sissell,
fances Salley, and Jane Eondthaler,
^8 members of her faculty who,
^’^idst much merriment, conducted
^^nusing classes in singing, art, his-
I'ollowing the dinner, the trustees
their hostesses and the college
^^culty proceeded to the gymnasium
the presentation ceremonies.
Here they were joined liy members
of the Winston-Salem Branch Alum
Dr. and Mrs. Eondthaler, several
members of the board and Mrs.
James Hartne.ss of Ealeigh received
the guests in the gymnasium.
The presentation ceremony was
opened by Mr. Agnew Bahnson,
chairman of the committee on build
ings, who presented the key to Bish
op J. K. Pfohl, who in turn presented
it to Dr. Eondthaler. Dr. Eond
thaler, in expressing his gratitude
for the gymnasium, spoke of it as a
dream fulfilled and a challenge.
Following this simple and impres
sive ceremony, an exhibition basket
ball game was played between the
Sophomores and the Juniors, from
which the Sophomores emerged vic
The Winston-Salem Branch Alum
nae Chapter held a brief business
meeting with Mrs. W'illiam K. Hoyt,
president of the local chapter, pre
siding. After the meeting, alumnae,
trustees, faculty, and seniors were
gue.xts at an informal reception in
DR. HOUSE SPEAKS AT
TO BE CONSTRUCTED
Over Half Needed Sum Has
Dr. Eobert B. House, dean of ad
ministration at the University of
North Carolina, spoke on “The In
side Story of Education,” in Wed
nesday morning chapel.
Mr. House stated that he who real
ly strives with the right goal in
view may hope ultimately to be
able to be a saint, scholar, and artist
all fused into one living personality.
Dr. House used the life of Pader
ewski and the founding of Salem
College to illustrate his talk.
Dr. House was introduced by Eth
el Highsmith, who represented the
Scorpions who always have charge of
chapel on Funders’ Day. After the
address, new members of the Scorp.
ion Society were stung.
Another feature of the chapel ex
ercises was an organ solo, “Leg
end,” by Bonnet, played by Anna
Withers, an organ major.
Plans are now being made for a
new library at Salem. $100,000 is
needed for the construction and
equipment of the building. Over
half of this sum has already been
subscribed by members of the board
of trustees and local alumnae.
The building is to be located on
the corner of West and Church
streets, just opposite Alice Clewell
The building will be brick, with
the roof matching the other old
buildings in Salem. The library will
qxtend 102 feet along Church street
and 72 feet and 10 inches along
West street. Topography of the
land will provide for the building
being about 3 1-2 stories high on
West and Church streets and four
stories high in the rear. When com
pleted the building will provide space
for 80,000 volumes.
In the basement there wiU be an
assembly room with a fire-place in
the west end. There will be also
the stock room, ladies’ lounge, small
kitchen, and a book receiving room.
There will be an old-fashioned man
tel and fireplace in the ladies’ lounge
on this floor.
It is hoped that everyone will re
spond with donations to insure com.
pletion of the project as soon as pos
TO BE OFFERED
Three New Courses For
Noble E. McEwen, Director of
Extension, announces that three ex
tension courses will be offered dur
ing the second semester.
This is a special opportunity for
those who wish to use their leisure
for further personal culture and for
increasing their professional equip
ment and efficiency.
A course in Greek and Latin Lit
erature will be given by Dr. Minnie
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