Motto—“Sail on, Salem"
Volume II. WINSTON-SALEM, N. C-, DECEMBER 3, 1921. Number 7
SENIORS WALK AWAY WITH VICTORY;
FRESHMEN PUT UP GOOD FIGHT.
Games Fair and Hard Fought
From Beginning to End
The Thanksgiving games were most
interesting, and the results left noth
ing to be desired. While it was gen
erally known that some teams had the
advantage over others, all four were
in excellent trim, and eager to play.
The first half between the Juniors
and Seniors v/as called at three o’clock.
The yellow and black, fighting against
heavy odds, held the purple and white
to a score of four to nothing, in favor
of the latter. This half was featured
by the faultless passing effected by
The first half between the freshmen
and sophomores was called at about
three twenty. These two teams were
very well matched, and excitemnt ran
high as th freshmen battered down the
line of team work put up by the red
and Vvfhite. When time was called the
score stod seven to four in favor of
the red and black.
The second half between the Seni&rs
and Juniors was almost an exact re
production of the first. The splendid
team work of the Seniors was con
tinued, and while the yellow and black
fought hard and well, the purple and
white was victorious with a score of
seven and nothing.
During the second half between the
underclass men excitement among the
spectators reached its climax. The
supporters of the two teams went wild
as the freshmen fought to keep it. The
result was a score of eleven and nine,
the freshmen maintaining their lead.
The next game was played between
the Seniors and Freshmen, the victors
in the two preceding. Both teams were
strong and there was much specula
tion as to the outcome of the game.
However, the team work of the Seniors
proved to be too much for the Fresh
men and at the end of the first half
the score was thirteen and four.
The red and black showed a marked
improvement in the second half. For
a while the situation looked very
promising for the Freshmen, but the
Seniors, seeing the victory shipping,
rallied and scored goal on goal. When
time was called the score stood twenty
five to eleven in their favor.
The game was featured by the ex
cellent playing of Matherson, Parrish
Gill, Cooke and Coble for the Seniors
and that of Wood, Lindsey, and Hall
for the Freshmen, The Senior team
has remained practically intact for
several seasons, and they have been
able to work up a system of co-opera
tion that is almost invincible. The
freshmen team contains some very
promising material and great things
are expected of it in the future.
Mr. Oltman, of the Y. M. C. A., ably
acted as referee. The association was
fortunate in securing his services. The
teams owed their thorough training to
Miss Charlotte Jackson, head of the
Department of Physical Education,
whose interest and effort put the
BANQUET IN HONOR
OF NEW MEMBERS
On Saturday night, November 28th,
the members of Beta Beta Phi Sorority
entertained at a banquet in honor of
their new members, Josephine Shaff-
ner, of Winston-Salem, Louise Wood
ard, of Wilson, Margaret McLaughlm,
of Charlotte, and Elizabeth Parker, of
On this occasion the lunch roorn
was transformed into a fairy land of
lovely Christmas trees, from which
hung artificial icicles and snow. Sus
pended over the center of the table
was a large bunch of mistletoe, m
which were festooned small lights,
shaded with ^ed Christmas bells.
The center piece was a mmiature
Christmas tree, growing from a bed of
artificial snow. , j- j
As the guests assembled, each found
a tiny Christmas box at her place, in
which there rested dainty satin saMMS
of pastel shades. At the places of the
guests of honor were found mules
of different colors.
At the conclusion of a five-course
dinner, telegrams and messages were
read from the ones “out in the world.
Those in attendance besides the ones
now in schcol were Miss Marion Hines
aiid Miss Mary Hadley Connor,
bers of the faculty, and Mrs. Ralph
Stockton and Mrs. Chailes Hancock of
HOME ECONITO TEA
Friday afternoon, November 18th,
I tea, cocoa, and nut bread sandwiches
were served in the dining room
Home Economics Department, i nis
was under the auspices of the
Economics Club for the braefit of the
Practice House. This affair proved
very successful and similar ones will
be given in the future for this worthy
The final initiation of the Alpha
Phi Kappa “goats” culminated in a
delightful autumnal banquet given in
their honor at Hotel Robert E. Lee
Saturday evening, November twenty-
sixth. The guests of honor were Miss
es Katherine Kincaid, Anne Blair Bris
tol and Katherine Brawley of States
ville, North Carolina.
After dinner was announced by
Miss Anne Thomas Archbell, the
guests were ushered into the dining
room by the hostesses, Misses Arch
bell, Ruth Crowell, Mary Lou Boone
and Alice B. Rulfs. Besides the hon-
oress there were present three former
members, Misses Margaret Brawley,
Statesville, Pearl Roberts, of Syla-
cuaga, Ala., Charlotte Brown, of Salis
bury and Mrs. William Hancocke, of
VISIT OF MR. RICHARD WYCHE
Honoring Miss Annie Sharpe Gar
rett of Vanderbilt University, who was
the Thanksgiving guest of Nina bue
Gill, a dinner party was given at the
Robert E. Lee hotel Saturday night.
The table was effectively decorated m
red and white with miniature banta
Clauses used as place cards. Those
enjoying the charming party were:
Annie Sharpe Garrett, Helen Everett,
Sarah Boren, Gertrude Coble, Nina
Sue Gill and Miss Alice Keeney.
On the Greensboro Train.
Young man to with
whom he shared the seat: Where are
we 1” „ T.
Salem Girl -7- “Somewhere near
Friendship, I think.”
Young Man—“Oh, no, I am sure we
have gone farther than that.
M. S. Jane, your ancestors must
have been cavaliers. You make such
Jane Noble—No, they were Nobles.
Enthusiastic Audience Entertained
With Uncle Remus Stories.
Salem was honored Monday night,
November the twenty-eighth, by a
visit from Mr. Richard Wyche, honor
ary president of the National Story-
Tellers League. He spoke in Memo
rial Hall to an attentive and enthu
siastic audience on “Personal Remin-
isences of Joel Chandler Harris.”
This was interspersed with Uncle
Mr. Wyche is a pioneer in story
telling, having received his inspiration
when he was quite a young man en
gaged in teaching in the public schools
in North Carolina. He founded the
National Story-Tellers’ League and
was active president for many years.
He said that story telling was vitally
important, that without story-telling
there would be no history, and that
without good, clean amusement, young
people would be influenced by things
which were degrading to their char
acter. He said, “Expression is life,
suppression is death.”
He told of Mr. Harris’ birth, boy
hood and early struggles against cir
cumstances, his courtship and mar
riage, and inspiration to write the
negro folk lone in dialect and also his
world renown because of the immortal
“Uncle Remus” stories.
He described visits which he had
paid Mr. Harris at his home. The Sign
of the Wren’s Nest, in Atlanta before
his death. He said that Mr. Harris
Vvfas very timid and did not talk much
! in the company of strangers. He told
of visits paid Mr. Harris by President
I Roosevelt and Andrew Carnegie. The
home has been bought, and is now
! open to people from all over the
iw'orld who wish to see the home of
I this great man.
I Mr. Wyche told several Uncle
Remus stories which have been made
available to the world by the pen of
Joel Chandler Harris. Among these
were Brer Rabbit’s escapade with
B^rer B’ar’s honey, the wierd story of
the varmint who “Wanted his taily-
no,” how Brer Wolf ate up the rab
bits and his final punishment.
It was with regret that the audience
dispersed after having been so charm
ingly entertained by one so v/ell-
versed in the art of entertaining.
The Thanksgiving banquet given in
the college dining room at 6:30
Thanksgiving evening was a most en
The dining room was most taste
fully decorated in the college colors,
yellow and white. This work was car
ried out by members of the Art De
partment and reflected much credit
upon the training which the students
are receiving there.
Music was furnished during the
evening by the college orchestra
under the directorship of Miss Webb.
A four-course banquet consisting of
the traditional Thanksgiving viands,
(Turkey, cranberry sauce, etc.) was
The following Thanksgiving pro
gram w'as carried out:
Song—Carry Me Back to Old
Song—New Salem Song,
Speeches—Dr. Rondthaler, Mr. Hig
gins, Mr. Heath.
Song by Seniors.
Speech—Martha Matheson, Capt.
Song by Juniors.
Speech—Mary Warren, Capt. Junior
Song by Sophomores.
Speech — Margaret Smith, Capt.
Song by Freshmen.
Speech—Elizabeth Parker, Capt.
Presentation of Cup to Winning
Songs to Dr. Rondthaler, Mrs.
Rondthaler, Miss Stipe and Bishop
Presentation of Numerals and Stars
Song—Clap Your Hands.
Announcement Varsity team and
Presentation of Varsity Basket Balls
and Sweaters—Miss Jackson.
Miss Elizabeth Griffin, head of
Basket Ball, acted as toast mistress.
She introduced Dr. Rondthaler, who
spoke for a few minutes. He said
that he wanted to congratulate the
girls upon their score-keeper (Mr.
Higgins) and their time-keeper
(himself), especially the latter. He
said that the reason why Mr. Higgins
kept score was because it was an
easier job than time-keeping. He
then called on Mr. Higgins.
Mr. Higgins first spoke in the same
tenor as Dr. Rondthaler, saying that
Dr. Rondthaler had previously in
formed him that he would rather keep
time as it was easier. After that, he
congratulated both the players and the
spectators upon the wonderful spirit
which prevailed during and after the
Dr. Rondthaler introduced Mr.
Heath who made a few remarks; first
in regard to after dinner speeches,
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