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The Salemite. volume (None) 1920-current, February 26, 1937, Image 1

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VOL. XVII. WINSTON-SALEM, N. C. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1937. Number 19. “THE RIVALS” TO BE PRESENTED AT ACADEMY Proceeds To Go To Library Salem Academy senior dramatic club, the Pi Delta Phi, will present “the Bivals,” by Richard Brins ley Sheridan Saturday evening at 8:15 in the academy auditorium. “The Rivals,” that ever- popular comedy satirizing eighteenth cen tury manners has had continual re vivals since its first performance in Covent Garden, London, in 1775. The roles in the play are taken by members of the junior and senior classes at the academy and what the play lacks in masculinity will surely be compensated for in enthusiasm. The director. Miss Dorothy Knox, reports that the cast is working un tiringly and that a very creditable production can be anticipated next Saturday evening. The play is being accurately costumed in the period in which it appeared. The cast is as follows: Sir Anthony Absolute, Eleanor Amos of High Point; Captain Jack Absolute, Doris Stroupe of High Point; Faulkland, Cordelia Earle of Los Angeles, ■Califl.; Bob iAscres, Johnsie Moore of Winston-Salem; Sir Lucius O’Trigger, Margaret Vardell of Winston-Salem; Pag, Caroline Gray of Winston-Salem; David, Ann Pritchett of Winaton- Salem; Thomas, Julia Dupuy of Greensboro; Mrs. Malaprop, Jac queline Bay of Oxford; Lydia Languish, Peggy Jones of Charlotte; Julia Leanore Rice of Lancaster, S. C.; and Lucy, Eleanor Sue Cox of Winston-Salem. Lola Whisnaaiti 'of Charlotte is stage manager and Myra Lucia Moore of Newport, Tenn., is in charge of costumes. There wil be a small admission charge, the proceeds to go towards the new Salem library. The pub lic is cordially invited to be present. HALL OF HISTORY IS DEDICATED Servic^es Last Monday Dedication service of the Hall of History was held last Monday. Preceeding the formal ceremonies a luncheon was held at the college at which Vernon Geddy of Williams burg, was the guest of honor and speaker. At the dedication program. Bishop J. Kenneth Pfohl presided. Those taking part were Mayor W. T. Wil son, J. Harry White, former presi dent of the Chamber of Commerce; B. J. Pfohl, Vice-President of the Wachovia Historical Society and George W. Coan,'^ Jr., N. C. Works Progress Administrator. The cornerstone was unveiled by Pauline Louise Gray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Gray and Sara Marie Shore daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Shore. HOME EC. GIRLS IN CHARGE OF Y. P. M. MRS. RONDTHALER SPEAKS TO ALUMNAE Guests In Greensboro, Kemersville, Mayodan Mrs. Howard Rondthaler was guest of honor at a luncheon meeting of the Salem Alumnae of Greensboro, held on Tuesday at the Greensboro Country Club. Mrs. Rondthaler toTd the alumnae of the completion of the gymnasium and of plans for the new library. Tuesday afternoon Mrs. Rondthaler attended a meeting of Kemersville alumnae. On Friday afternoon she was guest speaker at a meeting held in Mayodan attended by Salem alum, nae from Mayodan, Leaksville, and Spray. ACADEMY STUDENTS GIVE RECITAL Music students of Salem Academy Were heard in recital Thursday eve ning in the Academy Auditorium. The following program was pre sented: ‘ ‘ Ecossaises ’ ’ (Beethoven-Bousoni) Ann Pritchett. ‘ ‘ Pastorale Gentile ’ ’ (Friccobaldi), Johnsie Moore. “Gypsy Dance” (Lichner), Billie Hanes. “Impromptu, Op. 90” (Schubert), Nan Myers. “Puck” (Grieg), Lenora Rice. “Juba Dance” (Delt), Rosa Willing ham. “Nocturne, OP. 54, No. 4” (Grieg), Margaret Vardell. “Hungarian” (MacDowell), Johnsie Moore. I, MAIN HALL, OBJECT In the last year and a half I have been quite proud of my new trim mings that were given to me, we are such lovely tables, chairs, drapes, paintings, lamps, books, clocks, and dozens of others, but there are cer tain young ladies who wish to use niy tables, benches and chairs to stack their books, papers, hats, and coats on when there are scores of clasS' rooms in which I’d love to have the books and possession of the girls when they are on their way to chapel, across the street, and many other places during the day. As Main Hall I demand more re spect for my lovely new clothes, and I warn you all once again to heed my words, because I fear that in the future I will be forced to confiscate everything I find scattered about on my tables and keep them until you have paid the small fine that I will charge you! MR. HOLDER SPEAKS TO HISTORY CLDB Ku Klux Klan The History Club met Thursday afternon at 5 o’clock in Louisa Wil son Bitting Building. Bernice Mc- Iver, president, presided over the business session. The minutes were read and the treasurer’s report was given by Maude Battle. The presi dent appointed Sara Ingram and Katherine Sissell as hostesses for the next meeting. Mr. Edward Holder instructor in History here spoke on the Ku Klux Klan. He treated the subject in an interesting manner, discussing the origin of the name and the activities of the organization. Mr. Holder stated that congress investigated the situation resulting from the activities (Continued On Page Four) INTERESTING EXHIBIT AT ART CENTER Twenty-five original drawings by newspaper artists are on display at the Winston-Salem Art Center, -47 North Main Street. Cartoons of political and other in terest are displayed, drawn by out standing artists, such as Rollin Kirby, H. E. Homan, Worman, and Willard Mullin. Comic strip include Popeye, Jiggs, Henry” and others. These drawings are displayed thru the generosity of the King Features Syndicate, the New York World-Tele- gram, and the United Features Syn dicate. Shown also are reprints of the front page of the New York Times, showing presidential election news since 1852. Mr. Bair Sings The Home Ec. department furnish ed the program in chapel Wednesday. Instead of the usual procedure of college girls modeling the dresses they make, little girls from three to six years old modeled the children’s dresses made by the sewing class last semester. The stage was appro priately decorated with toys, and a platform on which the tiny models walked. None of them were the least self-conscious, and some of them even danced to the nursery rhymes that were played. Each model come out holding the hand of the girl who made the dress, and then they all came out together. The latter part of the program was composed of songs by Mr. Bair that fitted in -with the first part of the program. He sang, “I Keep Six Honest Serving Men,” dedicated to a girl who asks too many questions; “When the Night Comes,” dedica ted to Mr. Roy Campbell, Jr.; ‘ ‘ Stout Boy, ’ ’ to Dr. Rondthaler, and as encores, “A Froggie Would A- Wooing Go I” and “Little Boy Blue.” TICKETS AVAILABLE FOR LECTURE COURSE MATH CLUB HAS DINNER This year’s new members of the Math Club were honor guests at the Math Club dinner, Wednesday eve ning, February 24, in Louisa Wilson Bitting Building, the president, Miss Rebekah Baynes, welcomed the new members. She made them wear green caps which they could not remove until they had performed stunts sug gested by the Tice-president, the secretary, and the treasurer, Misses Sarah Grace Easterling, Josephine Hutchinson, and Peggy Rogers. The club’s problem in addition is as follows: Grace Gillespie Josephine Lea Marie Lowry Evelyn McGee Mary Joe Pearson Betty Tillon Christine Dobbins Viola Farthing Sarah Harrison Mary Elizabeth Hatt Jane Kirk Julia McCorkle Ann Newborne Anne Watson Margaret Wilson Eiko Nakajima New Members. TIBBETT TO SING HERE MARCMECOND Fourth in Series of Civic Music Concerts Lawrence Tibbett, famous opera star, will present a concert at the Reynolds Memorial Auditorium on Tuesday evening, March 2. , Mr. Tibbett, who has won great fame in the operatic field, will be gin the concert at 8:15 o’clock, 15 minutes earlier than Civic Music concerts usually begin. DR. COOK SPEAKS TO SOCIOLOGY CLASS Dr. J. Lindsay Cook, County Health Physician, spoke interestingly to Miss Covington’s Sociology 4 class on Thursday afternoon. He discussed the work of the three di visions of the county health depart- men in detail. The department is di vided into three groups: the work done by the physician, the nurses and the sanitarian. He pointed out the fact that the department had progressed a great deal in the past twenty years. Until March First Tickets are now available for a series of lectures to be given next year. Nationally famous speakers will be obtained. There will be at least three lectures and perhaps more. Next fall, each student will secure a ticket when the budget is paid. Faculty, alumnae, and other resi dents of Winston-Salem are given an opportunity to purchase tickets now. A limited number are available until March 1. These tickets are two dol lars for the three lectures, perhaps more. They may be purchased by telephoning 7425, the registrar’s of fice. Seniors who plan to be in town next year should get their tickets now, as no tickets will be sold in the fall. A group of faculty, students, and alumnae will select the speakers for the lecture series. The interest in the lectures by Christopher Morley and Louis Untermeyer prompted the establishment of the series for next year. DR. GRAHAM SPEAKS AT BROTHERHOOD DAY MEETING Catholics, Protestants and Jews Gather at Carolina Theatre Sunday On Sunday afternoon, February 21, at The Carolina Theatre, a large audience heard Dr. Frank Porter Graham, president of the University of North Carolina and national chair man for Brotherhood Day in the United States, deliver the address for the fourth annual Brotherhood Day here, sponsored by the Winston- Salem Round Table of the National Conference of Jews and Christians. Dr. Graham is a popular and well- known speaker and was received with attention and enthusiasm. Another outstanding feature of the program was a play, “Three of Us,” presented by the Winston-Salem Lit tle Theatre and directed by Dorothy Knox. It may be described as “a play in one act and seven episodes dealing with a generation of Amer icans. ’ ’ The following is the program in full: Song, “America”; invocation. Rabbi Zuckerman; welcome, Howard E. Rondthaler; introduction of speaker, Moses Shapiro; address, Frank Porter Graham; benediction, Father Cornelius Diehl; dramatic presentatiin, “Three of Us” by the Winston-Salem Little Theatre, Miss Dorothy Knox, director. This program was prepared by the Winston-Salem Round Table with the view of interesting the three groups, Catholics, Protestants and Jews, in the purpose of National Brotherhood Day, which is to promote fellowship, understanding and mutual tolerance among Catholics, Protestants and Jews. More than ordinary interest was given the Brotherhood Move ment this year because this is the Cadman Memorial Year, in which the memory of John Parkes Cadman is being perpetuated by efforts to in crease activity along the lines that great churchman started several years before his death. Dr. Howard E. Rondthaler, Paul B McCarthy and Moses Shapiro are the co-chairmen of the Winston- Salem Round Table of the National Conference of Jews and Christians. LENOIR BAND TO PLAY IN MEMORIAL HALL Concert, February 26 The Lenoir High School band un der the direction of Captain James C. Harper, will present a concert on Friday night, February 26 in Me morial Hall. The concert is spon sored by the Glee Club of Salem College. Captain Harper, a graduate of Davidson College and the University of North Carolina, and a Captain of infantry in the United States Army in the World War is a member of the board of directors of the National School Band Association and of the Dixie School Band and Orchestra Association. The highest honor he has attained is membership in the American Bandmasters’ Association which consists of about 75 men se lected from band directors in the United States and Canada, who aie foremost in their profession. The late John Sousa was the first life president. Mr. Harper together with Professor James Christian Pfohl of Davidson College are the only mem bers between Washington, D. C. and Florida. Other members of the band staff are: B. Glenn Palmer—^Assistant Director Miss Betty Story—Secretary Miss Marian Stone—Librarian There are approximately eighty- five student musicians in the band. DR. HAUPERT SPEAKS AT SUNDAY VESPERS Sunday night Dr. Ray Haupert con cluded his series of talks at Vespers in Alice Clewell living room. Dr. Haupert spoke on “Using Youi* Talents, ’ ’ quoting from the Bible the parable concerning the talents. Dr. Haupert said that wo should use all of our talents, and try to develop minor talents. If we do not use these talents, they really dis appear. Dr. Haupert illustrated thigi point by the example of the little boy who played the violin, but when his big chance came he failed because he had not practiced. Wo may call our greatest talent “Man’s potentiality of becoming acquainted with God.” Every one has this tal ent, and it is the most powerful. Quoting a passage from the scientist, Darwin, which told how he regretted not taking advantage of daily op^ portunities. Dr. Haupert said that we should grasp every opportunity to. make use of our talents at hand. INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT LENOIR BAND The Lenoir High Band which is giving a concert here tonight is one of the outstanding bands in the coun try. Last June the Kiwanis clubs of the two Carolinas sent the Lenoir musicians to Washington, D, C., to play for the convention of Kiwanis International, and Kiwanians in this territory are still talking about the' profound impression created at the convention by these student musi cians from the Carolina mountains. They opened the convention by a concert under the Washington monu ment and thereafter played twice daily in the convention hall before tho entire group. They also played for the Carolinas’ banquet in the Ra leigh Hotel. They have graduates in the bands of nearly all the larger North Caro lina colleges and many in the pro fessional field . The present student director of the band of Columbia; University in New York is a former Lenoir High musician, and one of the' bass players in the some band hails (Continued On Page Four)

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