MESSIAH Sunday, December 17 2:45 o'Clock VOLUME XXXI K- jflK ft , j i .rflfi ■■ Hr^H |^| Mr. I. Howard Chadwick, baritone, and Corporal Erlu Neeee, tenor, who will have solo parts in the performance of "The Messiah." Smith, Donley, Chadwick, Neece Soloists in 'Messiah 7 Guilford Community Choir Will Present Performance Of Oratorio December 17 Mrs. Xorris Smith, Miss Beatrice Donley, Erlu Neece. and I. Howard Chadwick have been named as the solo ists for Guilford's eighteenth perform ance of Handel's oratorio, "The Mes siah," which will be presented in Me morial Hall on Sunday, December 17. at 3 o'clock. Mrs, Xorris Smith, who is taking the soprano lead, was formerly from Greensboro and sang with the choir two years ago. She now resides in Mt. Airy where she directs the choir of the First Presbyterian Church. Miss Beatrice Donley, contralto, is a voice teacher at Meredith College She is also a soloist at the First Pres byterian Church in Greensboro. This will be her first appearance at Guilford. Corporal Erlu Neeee, a soloist at the First Presbyterian Church in Greens boro, sang "The Messiah" with the Guilford choir three years ago. He will have the tenor role. Mr. Howard Chadwick, baritone, is pastor of the First Moravian Church in Winston-Salem. The Guilford choir, under the direc tion of Dr. Ezra H. F. Wels, Includes students and residents of the commu nity and Greensboro. The orchestra is composed of players from Greensboro, Burlington, Thomasville, and members of our faculty and student body. Guil ford presents more selections from "The Messiah" than any other performance in this vicinity. "The Messiah" was composed in 24 days, and has since become Handel's most successful and most familiar ora torio. King David Extends Reign Over Founders Kitchen David Caldwell, the chief cook iind boltle washer in the kitchen nt Found ers, is one of the assets of Guilford who is not often noticed nnd rarely appreciated. Few realize the time lie has devoted to his work here. He lias spent nineteen years cooking for Guil ford students. He figures that he has been cooking for 41 years in all in such places as Philadelphia, Detroit, and Canada, in hotels and cafeterias. King David insists that he is a cook and not a baker: there is a difference. His specialty is roasting. THE GUILFORDIAN ?•$ - s a > ' ffilr : li Miss Ricks Lists New Books Now in Library Selections in Fields of Fiction, Religion, History, Literature, and Biography The Guilford library Ims acquired several new books in the liclds of lit erature. fiction, history and biography. Some of these which might be of in terest io the students are. Walter Chilly, Fit/htint/ ■/ II (I (/ , by Aubrey Lee Brooks: Horn I inter Saturn, a biog raphy of William Hazlit by Catherine Mac Donald Mac Lean: Yttnl,ee From OlliwiiiiK—Justice Holmes and family, by Catherine Bowen : The li itihl ing of ■/ulna, by Masco DeLa Itoche: The liau of sihnce, translated from Spanish by Edunrdo Ma lea : t Haunted House unit Other Short Stories, by Virginia Wooif: The Wisdom of China anil India, by Lin Yutans: The liadiant Life, by Un fits Jones; The Fortunes of Falstaff, by John Dover Wilson: The Miracle of America, by Andre Maurois: The World of Ycstcrdaii, by Stefan Zwelg: Mental Health in College, by Clements Collar Fry: and Searchlight on fence I'lans by Edith Wymner. Yankee From Olympus is a study of the Holmes family through three gen erations, ending with Chief Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes who died in 1 !>•'!">. Justice Holmes is the central figure nlid the greater part of the biography is devoted to iiis life. Tin ItHi hiititi of '/nlii4i is a narrative which goes hack to the 1850's when I*lii 1 i]> and Adeline WliiteoaU migrated to Canada and began the building of ( 'on ti ii i/id on Pa ill Four) | Along with every one else David has had his troubles with rationing and points. His worst headache conies from trying to find fats and sugar. But a few shortages won't stop David. He will think of something else to add to his mixtures and stir vigorously with a l>ig spoon. David was horn and brought up in Guilford county, lie enjoys going on sight-seeing trips through tile north but prefers living in the south. He is planning a trip to New York next sum mer during his vacation. He seems (Continued on Page Four) GUILFORD COLLEGE. N. C M DECEMBER 16. 1944 Hayes Leaves for Bolivia to Teach in University of Sucre Katherine Dunstan From Greensboro College Takes Over Spanish Classes I)r. Francis Hayes, associate pro fessor of modern languages at Guil ford College, lias been granted a leave of absence from December 1 of this year to the end of January, 10-10, in order to accept a teaching position in South America. He is to be an instructor in English and English literature at the Univer sity of Sucre in Bolivia. At present he is in Washington, I>. C. Dr. Hayes will leave by plane for Bolivia this month and Mrs. Hayes will come later as soon as reservations are available. Mrs. Katherine Dunstan is taking Dr. Hayes' place in the language de partment for the remainder of the cur rent academic year. Mrs. Dunstan's husband, who is professor of modern languages at Greensboro College, is assisting Mrs. Dunstan in the Spanish conversation course. Business Booms at College Co-op; Plan Improvements The Guilford College Co-operative, which opened for business on October 14, had made a net profit of $50.38 up to December 1. Out of a total of 103 students registered for the cur rent semester, over 80 students and several faculty members own one or more shares. The total capital of the enterprise is $07.00. Everyone on the campus is eligible to buy a share in the co-op. It is operated on a non-profit basis and strives to give service to its members by the system of collective ownership instead of individual ownership, in a corporation where people often have vested interests. Donald Werntz is the newly-elected store manager. Clerks are volunteer workers and receive no pay tor their work. With the exception of textbooks the college store lias sold out to the co-op. Since its opening, improvements have been made on the premises. Scout Troops Present Christmas Play Dec. 17 A Christmas program will be pre sented by two Girl Scout troops, the Boy Scouts, and the Brownie troop of Guilford College, in New Garden -Meeting House on Sunday night, De cember 17. 1044, at 7:30. The play is called "Forever Christ mas," and is divided into four parts. The first is "The Preparation," com prising Christmas customs and decora tions. The second part is a presenta tion of "The Night Before Christmas" and "Why the Chimes Rang." The third section is "The Great Day," with readings from MIH. Mhiirer: and the fourth, "Forever Christmas," is a tab leau of tile Christmas scene. Gilbert Attends Meeting On December 7. Miss Dorothy Gil bert attended the convention of the North Carolina State Literary and His torical Society which was held in Ra leigh from Decemlier 7 to December 8. At the conference, tiie Mayflower cup was awarded to Adelaide Fries for her hi ok The Road to Carolina, a current seller about early North Caro lina. Are You a Bird! Come Christmas Caroline Wed nesday night from 7:30 to 10:M>. Wear warm clothes and practice singing before you go. All are in vited to Beittels' afterwards for a few more carols. Ashcraft and Siler Make All A's But One Twelve Students Make All A's and B's; Thirty Pass Less than Nine Hours According to the report on quarter grades recently released by Miss Era Lasley, registrar, only two students made nil "A's" but one, Virginia Ash craft and (Jrace Siler. Twelve stu dents made all "A's" and "B's": Jennie Cannon, Agnes Dewees, Pauline Fuller, John Ilaworth, Margery Huber, Mary Ellen Jordan, Virginia Ruth Jordan, Helen Lewis, Martha McEellan, Mary Joyce Martin, Helen Stabler, and Ray Wood. Florence Fogelson was the only student to make an all "B" record. Thirty students passed less than nine hours with a grade of "C" average; eleven students passed less than nine hours: and two passed only one sub ject. In comparison with last year's grades at tins time, this is a slightly better percentage. Bird Club Elects Officers; Plans Future Programs Tiie first meeting of the T. Gilbert Pearson Bird club was held November 20, in the hut on the college campus and membership and program commit tees were appointed for the year. Plans were also made for the club's activi ties. The officers which were elected are: President, Elizabeth Hare; vice-presi dent. J. Gurney Gilbert; and secretary treasurer, Marjorie Pickett. The appointments to the member ship committee were Elizabeth Dietz, chairman, Dr. Algie Newlin and Mary C'orbin. The program committee consisting of Miss Dorothy I.loyd Gilbert, chairman, Doris I.oesges, Ray Wood, and Dr. Eva (Continued on Page Four) Ralph Caskey Follows His Musical Interest Through Life s Ralph Cnskey, n familiar figure to many of Greensboro's citizens, is a former student >f Guilford College, graduating iu the class of J938. Mr. Caske.v attended grade and high school at the State School for the Itlind at Haleigh, N. C., and while there he learned the piano tuning and repair trade which he practices today, lie entered Eion College as a fresh man in l'.t.'M, hut transferred to Guil ford in his junior year. Ilere lie majored in music and gave his senior recital in violin. lie was very active in campus activities, mainly those connected with music. He was a member of the choir, the chorus and the chamber orchestra. lie made two trips with the a cappella choir, one to Florida and the other to New Jersey. Music is still a major Interest in his life. He sings with the community chorus every year and can truthfully say that he knows his part of the Mtxxitilt from memory. (Continued on I'ni/c Four) VACATION Thursday, December 21 11:10 o'Clock NUMBER 3 Campus Development Campaign Nets Half Of Goal Set for July Organization Meetings Scheduled for 15 Areas In N. C. and Other States The Guilford College campaign for campus improvement is progressing rapidly toward the goal of .$350,000 which is to lie met by July 1, 1945. The half-way mark has been reached, according to Mr. J. Douglas Foster, head of the promotional committee. The funds received Ihus far have 5 been special gifts given by prominent - citizens of North Carolina and others " interested in the college. The func tions of the special gifts committee, | under the chairmanship of Kerens C. , English, are preliminary to the work • of the general organizational commit ,• tee under the co-chairmanship of Ed > win I'. Brown and J. Otis Burke. • The alumni journal which went to press this week will publish the names , of 100 people who have bought shares , of $750, S3OO, and SIOO in Guilford | College. There are fifteen alumni centers where organization meetings are sched uled to be held. High Point, Ashe lioro. and Winston-Salem are the first of these districts to organize for the general program. Byron A. 1-laworth and Joseph J. Cox, Jr., are co-chairmen of the Iligli I'oint section which will have its first meeting on January 15. Chairman W. J. Armfield, Jr., and Co-chairman T. Fletcher Bulla and A. Idyl Ferree head the Asheboro area which is sched uled have its meeting on January 17. Charles Frank Benbow of Winston- Salem and Itoy C. Mitchell of Mt. Airy, are co-chairmen of the Winston- Salem area which is to meet Jan : uary 10. Several students have said that they would ask their parents to contribute to the campaign while home for the . Christmas holidays. The organization of the students will not begin until • later in the academic year. Contributions have come from sources • near and far. A subscription came t this week from India from Captain Gwen McAllister of the WAC, class of '3O. s> Former Students Make Recent Visits to Campus Several of our former students and alumni have been' back to visit the caminis recently. Among these were: Mildred Ragan, Rosemary Xunn Rai ford, Molly Smith, Ruth Knier, Vir ginia I'ope Smith, Rette Jane Thomp son, Rill Ryatt, Jane Trice, and I'egg.v Ellis. Molly Smith transferred to Carolina and is in the junior class there. Ituthie Knier expects to enter the WAVES on December lis and will go to Hunter College, X. Y„ for her training. iinny Smith is planning to start a nursing career sometime soon and is visiting 1 various hospitals in which she is in terested. "Pettijolin" is working as a model 1 in New York City for Harry Conover. She models Jamieson Classic clothes for buyers. Rill Ryatt is training as a paratrooper at Camp Mackall, X. ('.