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WINSTON-SALEM, N. C„ FEBRUARY 18, 1944.
Dawn to Come
Mary Gould Davis
Tails Stories^ Lectures
Miss Mary aould Davis, of thef-
New York City Public Library,
gave two lectures on story-telling in
the Salem library Tuesday and
Thilrsday after noons. Miss Sicwera
presided, and Mrs. E. Holder
introduced the spealqer.
“It is the librarian’s privilege to
interpret to the children the lit
erature of all countries,” Miss Davis
stated. There are two major groups
of stories in children’s literature.
On Tuesday, Miss Davis discussed
the traditional stories or folk tales,
the first major grdup of stories.
Using as reference a bibliography of
stories to ycad and tell aloud, she
presented the geographical move
ment of these traditional stories.
‘ ‘ The stories in the East are tlie
oldest, wisest, most subtle, and
often philosophical,” she said. Next
is the literature of the Caucasian
Mountains, of which Skacki is an
example. The Russian composers
turned to these fairy tales for
themes f)r their operas. Then there
is Vari-Kari, which is an example of
the Russian peasant tale.
Then, from Russia, through Ger
many, to the Scandinavian coun
tries there, are found sips _ of
Sliiv'ic mixed w^ith Soandihavian
litterature, and later Scandinavian
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Mrs. Robert B. Hanes, general
chairman of the Salem Endowment
Fund Committee, addressed the
alumnae of Charlotte, Gastonia, Mt.
Holly, Belmont, and Concord at a
meeting in Charlotte Thursday.
Dr. Howard Rondthnler and Mr.
David Weinland were also speakers
at the meeting. >Hss Lelia Graham
Marsh, alumnae secretary, was pre
Beginning February 21, there will
be meetings of Salem alumnae and
friends in Greensbpro, Burlington,
Mt. Airy, Leaksville, Durham, and
Martinsville and Danville, Virginia^
Dr. R'ondthaler, Miss Marsh, and
Mr. Weinland will attend many of
the meetings. i
All of these meetings are part of
a program planned to promote the
Dr. Grollman Speaks
At Tuesday Assembly
“Medicine is more than the
simple art that is presented to
the public,” said Dr. Arthur Groll
man when he spoke in Assembly
Thursday. Dr. Grollman is a pro
fessor at Bowman Gray School of
Dr. Grollman traced the history
of medicine, which began with as
trology and progressed into Boo-
Doo magic and superstition. Hip
pocrates revolutionized medicine
five centuries B. C. when he in
troduced medicine as a practical
science • and the treatment of
patients on this basis. Galen a cen
tury later dissected animals and put
into practice many of Hippocrates’
It was not until the beginning
of the Renaissance that physicians
began to doubt the old .beliefs and
started basing their diagnoses on
According to Dr. Grollman, med
icine of the last century confirmed
fact that the profession of
medicine is a combination of all
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A big responsibility rests in our
hands and in the hands of other
college girls all over the world, said
Dr. Mauze’ in assembly Thursday.
With so many of the boys of the
I'nation in service and with more
girls joining every day, it becomes
more and more evident that the fut
ure—the hope of the days ahead—
rests on young college vromen and
the preparation of their minds and
Dr. Mauze' used for the text of
his talk Psalm 130, verse G; “My
soiil waiteth for the Lord more
than they that watch for the morn
ing.” Darkness, he said, has a de
pressing quality,_ but in light thcTe
is new spirit and encouragement.
He challenged Salem students to
look for the dawn even' in darkness.
The darkness of doubt is some
thing that every thinking person at
some time must face. There is
nothing sinful about doubt; it is a
natural and expected thing. The
danger comes when we think we
know all the answers and close our
minds to new ideas.
The darkness of discouragement
causes more failures in life than any
other thing. Discouragement is the
tool -which Satan prized more than
any of the others when he was
cleaning up his workshop. Yet, even
in discouragement we should look
forward to the coming light. Christ
sees the best in us; let’s be as
He sees us.
^Another great darkness is the
darkness of dread. A child has many
fears—of the dark, of noises, and
of strange people. As we get older
we discard childish fears, but others
take their place. The adult has
fears of financial problems, bad
health, and social problems.
The most fearful darkness comes
toward the end of life. That is
the darkness of death. But we
should remember that “Yea, thougli
I walk through the valley of the
shadow of death, I ■will fear no evil:
for thou art with me.”
L>r. Mauze’ challenged us as young
people to look for the dawn even in
the darkness of doubt, discourage
ment, fear and death.
radio workshop opens
Salem students have the • oppor
tunity of trying their skill in radio,
announced Miss Charlotte Demorest
of the Winston-Salem Radio Com
mittee Community Council in As
Free lectures on the technique
of script writing, microphone be
havior, and community problems will
be given. All contestants for the
script writing contest or the Pool
of Voices must attend five of these
All is free of clmrge, and no ex
perience is needed.
Application should be filed be
fore February 26 with the Commu;i-
ity Radio Workshop, Pepper Build-
ing Gth floor, Winston-Salem, N. C.
Salem Exceeds Quota
In Fourth War Loan
Salem exceeded its quota in the
nation-wide Fourth War Loan Drive
by 53%. During the week February
8-15, $2,727.20 in bonds and stamps
were purchased by the students and
The goal set by the War Bond
and Stamp Committee of the War
Activities Council was $1,780 for
a field ambulance.
Stamp sales amounted to $183.45,
and bond sales amounted to $2,543.75.
Salem surpassed its Third War
Loan Drive sales, which amounted
to $2,085.15, by $642.05.
The War Activities Council has
received a citation from the Trea
sury Department which certifies
that Salem has bought an ambulance.
A metal plaque will be sent by the
college to the Army Ordance De
partment in Washington who will
place the plaque in an ambulance.
The annual meeting of the Friends
of the Salem College Library was
held on Tuesday evening in the
reference room of the library.
At that time new officers were
elected for the club. These include
Mrs. Spencer B. Ilanes as president
to succeed Mrs. John S. Foster, and
Mrs. Tom Holder as secretary and
chairmiin of publicity.
Principal speaker of the even
ing was Dr. Vera Lachmann whose
topic was Iceland—practically the
only country in the world which
has no illiteracies. Dr. Lachmann
has spent four months in Iceland
where she made a research study of
the literature of that country. Ice
land, now an important naval and
air base, has had an important i)ast.
It will be interesting to observe its
A. A. To Sponsor Dance
The Athletic Association will
sponsor a Valentine’s dance, Satur
day night, February 19, from 8:30
until 11:45 o’clock, in the gymnas
The music for the dance will be
furnihesd by a record player.
Futures of Seniors'-as Planned!
What’clia gonna do after jou
graduate? If your mind isn’t made
up, take heart— and suggestions
from the senior’s! The largest and
most reluctant group are the teachers
to be among which are: Lib Bern
hardt, V. V. Garth, Virginia Gib
son, Phill Hill, Anne Hobson, Mary
Jane Kelly, Juanita Miller, Katie
Love, -Louise Taylor, Peggie J.
White, Becky Howell, Doris Schaum,
Kaka Schwalbe, Sara Lindley, Kat
herine McGeachy, Mary Levis, Mil
dred Parks, Louise Totherow, Charlie
Watson, and Augusta Prestley. The
second largest group are those un
predictable Home Ec. girls. Charlotte
Richards is going to take her in
ternship in dietetics. Gwynne Nor-
thup, plans to go in to technology at
B. G. Becky Cozart will also turn to
dietetics for her future, and - along
with her will
Mill Avera is now knocking at
the door of the Yale. School of
Xursing Also knocking is Barbara
Weir who wants in at the Dupont
plant around June the portals shall
most probably swing open for both
On the strictly intellectual side
stand Lucy Farmer, who wants to
go to graduate school, and Jean
Fulton, who plans to attend Katie
Gibbs. Betty Moore is seriously
considei-ing the WAVES—so is
Aileen Seville but not quite so ser
iously. Dot Langdon and Dot Far
rell both plan to go into medicine
knd come out “Docs.” Adair Evans
is going in ^ taste of social
For a really thrilling profession
Kackie Trayhnam has chosen that
of a stewardess for the American Air
Lines. Ella Lou Taylor is going on
seeking her fortune with her voice.
Mrs. Boyer is going to keep house
for Norman “of course!”
^^ell Seawald, Katherine Manning,
Nancy Stone, Erleen Lawson, Nor-
mie Tomlin, and Leila Sullivan just
“don’t know” what the future holds
for them. Butch CaldVell %vants
‘ ‘ to play” and leaves it at that.
Then there is Katherine Fort and
Marjorie Reavis who plan to be
Librarians—and Sara Sands who is
over at B. G. still studying.
riiere you are—though this is not
all of the seniors, it is the larger
part. Now that the future has been
foretold the fim will be to sit
back and watch the changes.
Flying Safety F3ms
Will Be Shown Here
By the courtesy of Major Base-
oncee and Captain Harrison of the
local unit of the U. S. Flying Safety,
the Salem students will have an
opportunity of seeing the films
“Why We Fight.” Those films have
not yet been released to the public,
but are of excei>tional interest.
Some of them were captured from
the German army. They are actual
photographs of invasion scenes,'and
aro prepared by the U. S. Govern
ment and TJ. S. Army.
There are seven films and will bo
shown on the five Thursday evenings
The meetngs are arranged by the
International Relations Club, and
will be shown at (i;4o P. M.
Vou are urged to reserve these
dates as they are pictures no one-
I. R. S. Gives Tea For
Freshmen, New Students
Despite snow and rain, the I. R. 6.
Council entertained the freshmen,
new students, and faculty of Salem
College and the senior class of
Salem Academy at a tea Monday,
February 14, in the living room of
Louisa Wilson Bitting Building.
From 4:00 until 5:H0 students and
faculty were welcomed by Miss
Grace Lawrence, V'. V. Garth, Sebia
Midyette, and Helen Phillips, of
ficers of the I. R. S. The members
of the Council served Russian tea,
Valentino cakc>s, and sandwiches.
What: W. A. C. Informal Dance
When: 4:00-6:00 Saturday
Where: Bitting basement
What: A.^ A. Dance
When: 8:30 Saturday
What: Opera, “Bluebeard”
When: 8:00 Monday
Where: Old Chapel
What: W. A. C. program
When: 10:20 Tuesday
What: Dr. Goebell
Wlien: 10:20 Thursday
Where: Assembly •
What: “Arsenic and Old Lace”
Where: State Theatre.