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The Salemite. volume (None) 1920-current, December 02, 1938, Image 1

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2Flt^ Z 341 VOL. XIX. WINSTON-SALEM. N. C., FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1938. Number 11. ' f ■ n I' T i The Voice Department under the direction of Mr. Clifford Bair, will present third Annual Christmas Festival Monday, December 5, 1938. FRESHMEN FRENCH CLUB ORGANIZED Eugenia Baynes Elected President At a meeting lield before the Thanksgiving holidays, a freshman t^rench Club was organized under the direction of Aliss Lucile Vest. Eugenia Baynes was elected presi dent; Mary Adams, vice-precident; Mary Worth Walker, secretary; and Elizabeth Weldon, treasurer. Plans have been made for the group to hold monthly meetings on Wednesday evenings at 7:00 p. m. in the recreation room of Louisa Bitt ing Building. This club will endeavor to learn French songs, customs, and other things which cannot be included in a grammar review course. HOME EC. CLUB SENDS DEEGATESTOW.C.UJJ.C. Agnes Lee Carmichael and Ellizabeth Norfleet to attend Home Eg. Convention Agnes Lee Carmichael and Eliza beth. JMorfleet have been ejected delegates from the Katherine Hanes TIome Economics Club of Salem .College to ^the meeting of the North (.■Carolina Hoine Economics ,Club As- ggcifttion. The convention is to be held'Friday and Saturday Dece.rober, 2 arid 3, at the Woman’s College of the itniversity of NortH Carolina in Greensboro. ' Friday . afternoon will be given over to a general session with reports, and eommitteo appointments. A tea and tour of the campus will follow thft meeting. ■ At the banquet to be given lYiday evening, ,.I>r. W, .8.- Jackson, dean of adn)inistr&tion at-W. C. U. N. C., will be the Kuest speaker. His sub ject _ will bo *' T.oaclcr» of Tomor row. ” Foltowing a business meeting and discussion group on Saturday morn ing, the outstanding feature of the program will be an address by Miss }Iarriet Elliot, dean of Women at the W^oman’g College. Mra Elizabeth Meinung, head of Continued on Page Two) SOLOIST CONDUCTOR BROOKS BYNUM MISS MARIAN JOHNSON PHOTO THROUGH COURTESY OF JOliRNAL AND SENTINEL PHUADELFHIA SYM PHONY APPFARS IN IN MUSIC SERIES Eugene Ormandy To Direct Brahm’s First Symphony The second Civic Music Concert will be given Saturday evening, De cember 10, by the Philadelphia Symphony .under . thft . direction of Kugene Ormandy. This orchestra is ranked among the best and Mr; Or mandy, who succeeded Leopold Stokowski as conductor, is knowB for his interpretative ability. Tht^ Brahms First Symphony is included on the interesting program, ifany will be interested to know that tlie New Vork Philharmonic Or cliestra will broadcast this same Hriihms symphony Sunday afternoon at 3 o’clock over the Columbia net work. Next Thursday afternoon, ,])‘cem- bcr 8^at .5 o’clock in Memorial Hall, Doan Vardell will give an illustrated lecture on the symphony program. Kveryonc is urged to taka advantage of this opportunity to familiarize himself with the numbers and thus incf-eftse his enjoyment and appre ciation of the concert Saturday eve- .ning. SENIORS SPONSOR S WRE DANCE Mr. Hugh Harris and Mr. John Fries Blair Will Call The Figures Saturday evening, December 3, at 9:00, the senior class of Salem Col lege will sponsor a square dance for faculty members and students. Mr. Ifugh Harris and Mr. John Fries niair will call the figures. Informnlity will be the keynote of the evening and only a small admission is to be charged. Would l>e square dancers have been asked to come in pairs. ■\nnette McNeely is general chair man of the dance. Anne .lohnson i.s chairman of the refreshment commit- le. Peggy Rogers and Jessie Skin ner are handling the tickets which are on sale now by members of the senior class. PIERRETTK TO PRESENT THREE ONE-ACT PLAYS One Hay Is A Freshman Production Next Wednesday ovoning the I’ior- retto Players will present a g^oup of three orie-act plays. Two of the plays, ‘ ‘ The Great Dark” by Dan Totheroh and ^'Bo- manza” by Olive Price, will be en acted by upperclassmen Pierrettes; the- third of the group' “Yellow Squares” by M. R. Stong, is a fresh man production. “TJie Great Dark” is a tragedy which takes place on the edge of a mine shaft after an explosion . and cave-in. The cast for this play is: Mrs. Sunsky, Evelyn McCarty; Mrs. Petrovich, Galdys Blackwood;'. Mrs, Hyan, Mary Turner. Willis; Mrs. O’Keefe, Alice TIorsfield; Qrna, Lee nnd Afrfl. (Jnrcin, I./1ks{o Trot- man. ‘^Romanza” ig an idyll of the French powder-box. Its cast is: Marlyn, a debutante. Lib Tuten; Lucile, her maid, Alice Horsfield; Christine, her mother, ^ary Worthy Spence; Ninette, a lady-in-wniting froig long ago, Lee Rice; FrancoiB, a (Continued on Page Two) PROFESSOR HIGGINS TALKS TO NATIONAL HONOR SOCIEH ‘The Fastest Thing” Subject Used Was Professor Charles H. Higgins spoke to the Xational Honor Society of B. J. Reynolds High School at their regular meeting Tuesday morning. Professor Higgins used as his sub ject “The Fastest Thing.” He show ed hoiv radiant, energy was the fast est thing. Jinown and that a great amount of research was being dong on the subject. In developing the sub ject he discussed the kinds of radiant energy and gave some of the prac tical applications of the various WRyed Ainon^ outstaiKlinj; In- voutions niontioned was.the new ini- croscope which , magnifies .30,000 times. l^rofessor Higgins stated in closing thaf'this field held the greatest op portunities for investigation of any field scienee. VOICE DEPARTMENT WILL GIVE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL Choral Ensemble Assisted By Newly Organized Salem Singers The (’horal Ensemble of tU« School of Music, assisted by jtk. newly-organiy.ed fjroup of mixed voices, the Salem Singers, will pre sent its third annual festival which marks the approaching Chrlstraaf; season, Monday evening at 8:30 in Memorial Hall. The program of the Clioral Hii- semble, well known throughout th*' state for its individual symphonic style, will consist of sacred and se cular numbers indicative of th«! Christmas theme. Solos in the pres entation will be given by Miss Kath ryn Swain, gporano, and Air. Brooks Bynum, baritone. Misg Marian John son will act as student conductor, Miss Elizabeth Cloninger will play the harp accompaniments, and Mis'; Elizabeth Tuten will be at the or gan. The proceeds from the perform ance will be utilized in building a library of valuable choral material. SOLUTION OF SOCIAL PROBLEMS DISCUSSED Dean of Women At W. C. U. N. C. Speaks To Salem ‘ ‘ The solution of industrial and social problems lies in the hands of thinking college women,” Miss Har riet Elliott told Salem College and Academy students in expanded chaji el Wednesday morning. Miss Elliot is dean of women and profes»8or of political scienee at the Woman’s Co) ege of the University of North Caro lina. In her talk, the subject of which was “Pioneers of the Present,” Mis.-i Elliot challenged the students with the problem of better houses, better health, and adecjuate education for all. Closely tied up with these prob lems is the problem of wages and finances. The solution of these ques tions cannot be wrought overnight. Miss Elliot pointed ont. To provide homes for the millions who are now living in houses not worthy of the name of home, tn meet the pressing need of medical care for those in poor financial cir cumstances, and to correct the in equality of educational advantages — these are the problems which merit the attention of the thinking student. ' : “But are we interested in tht «ti- ution sufficiently to saerifiee by paying higher taxes or raising wagc^ or suffering a reduction on our stock,, and bonds t” asked Misg .Elliot. Any government assistance would result in higher taxes. Better homes and a good health program would lioth necessitate this. : “If you are going to be a pioneer in the.social and industrial-.frontier of today, you must have phyaieal courage, infciligence, and imagina tion just as the pioneers of old,” AJiss* Elliot concluded. NOTICE! •The History.-Olub Will hold its Christmas meeting, Thursday,-De cember 8, in the Recreation Room of Louisa Bitting Building. A Salem girl of 50 years ago is re turning in costume to tell how she, Bpent Christmas then.

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