Happy I New Year WINSTON-SALEM, N. C., SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1929. Rev. H. B. Johnson In Expanded Chapel Gives Interesting Account of Scan-' dinavia, lit Language and Peoples On Wednesday, January 9, at the expanded chapel service a very interesting and unusual address was delivered by the Reverend H. B. Johnson, pastor of the Fries Me morial Church of Winston-Salem. The subject was “Contributions of the Scandinavian Languages.’’ Mr. Johnson is of Norwegian ancestry. His father was born in Norway and came to America, settling in Wis consin where Mr. Herbert Johnson The speaker discussed Scandi navia, including the three countries which comprise it, the Scandinavian people, and the Scandinavian lan guage, which is really composed of three languages—those of Norway, Sweden, and Denmark. Mr. John son located these three countries on a map; so that their exact position was perfectly clear to the audience. He explained that the climate of Wisconsin was found, much to his father’s surprise, to be much more rigorous than that of Norway whose climate is made rather mild by the gulf stream which flows along the coast and into the Arctic Ocean. Scandinavia is a very mountainous country, and for this reason its people must seek other land* for farming purposes. The Scandinavian people—the Norwegians, the Swedes, and the Danes—are decided extremists. They are inclined to be religious. A great chieftain in the south of Norway once heard the gospel preached by Christians. He be came converted and later became an evangelist. He was not as great a preacher as he was a soldier. He went from one harbor to another telling the people to choose between Christianity and death. Naturally the people followed their chieftain ,ind saved their lives. In this way a tremendous number of converts was reported to the missionaries who had converted the chieftain. The church of Norway, Sweden and Denmark is the Lutheran. The Lutheran denomination controls not only the churches, but the schools, from the lowest grades to the high schools and universities. It is pleasure, stated Mr. Johnson, work among these people who know their catechism and Bible history above everything else. They are great lovers of peace. On June 7, 1905, Norway which was, formerly, a dependency of Sweden, declared its independence. The call to arms was given. Norway and Sweden were to engage in war. The people of both countries so loved peace that those who were to go to war refused to go. The Swedes decided that Norway might be free before the blood of her people should be shed in a struggle for independence. The Norwegians wished to be freed but they did not consider the main tenance of their freedom worth the sacrifice of the lives of the working men and common people of Sweden. In this way Norway was made a free country without bloodshed. Since the dawn of history, the Norwegians have been a nation of seafaring people who, at the same time have been lovers of land and of the land. The possibility of obtaining cheap farm lands brought fishermen and sailors from Norway to America. It is quite evident that Scandinavian names, such as Peter son, Roberson, Anderson and Nel son, abound in Scotland. We find that many Norwegians, drawn by the same love of land, settled in Scotland. This same desire for land led the Vikings, with a company of Scandinavians to sail westward across the country to discover Green land and Iceland. Among some of the famous people of Scandinavia (Continued on Page Three) ^Torward” Subject of Y. W. Vesper Service Mr. May Oives Interesting Talk Relating to the New Year. The first Vesper, service of the year was unusually interesting and appropriate. The main feature of the program was an address, “For ward,” by Mr. Charles May of the city Y. M. C. A. “This season,” said Mr. May, particiilarly busy and interesting le. We are all looking over the past year, checking our actions, thinking of the opportimities offered I, and the progress we have made, s we prepare to close the old year ..e check over the set of books, our life books. We put the battered old volumes aside, take up our shiny, stiff new ones and begin to jot down things we are planning and hoping to do in the new year. Will we find that the new set bal ances with the old when we reach the end of the year that is before us? If it does not it will be hard for us, for there will be no revising, no turning back, or improving. There is opportunity, bright and shining hope written on every page. An old person’s eyes may be dimmed to the golden achievements that the year holds in store, but he should remember that old age is often the richest, fullest time of life. Vigor ous youth should always bear! in mind that the doings and accom plishments of today point the way after years. As we look ahead must not forget today. Tomor- f is a beautiful day when all dreams come true, while today we face grim reality. But dreams based on reality ? 'This i« an occasion of choosing the path we are to follow, of mak ing resolutions, new plans for each new day. We all make resolutions every new year. We do not all keep them. If we live up to our resolu tions we will succeed. If we, have Christ as our leader throughout the year, if we arise eacfi new day with a prayer to Him on our lips we will find our lives much richer than they would otherwise be. If we have Him pilot, we will not be down trodden by the storms we must face, for we are always going for ward into an unknown future prob ably filled with rugged cliffs, vales ■ tears and laughter. ‘Always look ahead, alwayi search for new opportunities and some day, as your reward, you will reach the glorious end of this rough road you are traveling.’ Other interesting parts of the program were a solo, “Thanks Be to God,” by Millicent Ward, i reading “The Missionaries.” The service was concluded with the Y^ W. Watchword. President Secures “A” Rating For College N. C. State Receives Recognition Throughout the Country North Carolina State College of Agriculture and Engineering at Ra leigh, through the untiring efforts of its president. Dr. E. C. Brooks, has been admitted to the Associa tion of Colleges and Secondary Schools of the Southern States, giv ing the institution a recognized itanding throughout the United States as an “A” standard techno logical college. The nation is divided into regions in which there is an accrediting agency for determining standards of secondary schools, normal schools, colleges of liberal arts, universities, and technological institutions. The Association of Colleges and Secon dary Schools of the Southern States is the accrediting a^ncy for states south of the Potomac and Ohio riv- s, including Texas, also. The rating of State College is accepted by the nation as a whole. .The acceptance of State College into ■the association means that the col lege’s standards of instruction, fac- fulty, and equipment gives it a rec- (gnized standing. President Brooks has done much to raise the standards of North Carolina’s technological institution. State graduates are now accepted at other colleges and universities and by leading business firms. ‘The Bat” Presented By MacDowell Club Mystery Picture Shown Before Ap preciative Audience Last Saturday night Salem stud- ts were given the opportunity of seeing the famous picture “The Bat.” The audience came well pre pared for mystery and exciteemnt ran high all through the perform- The story centers around a series of baffling murders and robberies committed by a mysterious person who calls himself “The Bat.” The picture opens with the robbery of a bank done by the President of the bank himself who has had it reported that he was dead in order to get by with the robbery. The Bat him rob his own bank, and follows him to his old home where he hides the money. At this point the plot becomes more complicated, and the rest of the story is centered around a detective who has come to the house to clear up the mystery, conclusion, we find this energetic de tective is only false—in truth he is the Bat in person, and is finally trapped by the detective whom he ■ [personated. Arkansas Travelers Pay Visit to U. N. C. Governor and Party on Brief Tour Through Southern States Science Club Members Enjoy Delightful Trip Visit X-Ray and Radium Labora tory of Dr. Rousseau In place of the regular meeting of the Science Club on Friday night, January 11, the members enjoyed a trip to the X-Ray and Radium Lab oratory of Dr. J. P. Rousseau, a prominent physician of this city. Dr. 'Rousseau explained all the ap paratus in the laboratory, especially the. X-Ray machine. He also gave an interesting account of radium, its origin and uses. This trip was both inspirational and beneficial to the members of the club, and each one expressed her delight in having the opportunity to visit such ar teresting place. Interesting Meetings Of Fellowship Groups Y.W, Sponsors Another Phase of Social Work Cabinet to Help With Music At Clemmons Moravian Church Another field of social service work has been opened to the Salem Y. W. C. A. This time they have been asked to assist with the music each Sunday morning at the Mo ravian Church in Clemmons. Mr. Theodore Rondthaler, who is in charge of the music, expressed his delight in having several of the girls to help each Sunday and to arrange for special selections. Those tak ing part are: Elizabeth Roper, Margaret Johnson, Elizabeth -An drews and Wilhelmina Wohlford. This year the Y. W. C. A. is spon soring a varied and extensive pro gram of social service work which is being inade possible through the hearty co-operation of many bcrs of th« AMOoiatioii, Many New Books Added to Library Includes Varied Selections By Some of the Foremost Authors Many new books have been add ed to the collection already in the library. Among them are some of the latest works by the most promi nent authors—books of fiction as well as music, history, politics and the like. There are also a great many books which will prove very helpful to those seniors who have been doing practice teaching. The following list includes some of the important works: Seton, Watson—Europe in the Melt ing Pot. Holderness, T. W.—Peoples and Problems of India. Dumas, A.—The Black Tulip. Phillips, W. A.—Poland. Scholes, P. A.—The Listener’s Guide to Music. Bromfield, L.—Possession. Bromfield, L.—A Good Woman. Barnes, H. E.—The Genesis of the World War. Bromfield, L.—The Green Bay Tree Minor, R.—Principles of Teaching Practically Applied. Klapper, P.—The Teaching of Arithmetic. Snedden, D. S.—Problems of Sec ondary Education. Scholes, P. A.—The Listener’s His tory of Music. Scholes, P. A.—The Complete Booh of Great Musicians. Gather, W.—My Antonia. Tuell, H. E.—The Study of Na tions. Sharp, R. A.—Teaching English in High Schools. Gehrkens, K. W.—An Introduction to School Music Teaching. Hartwell, E. C.—The teaching of History. Gibbons, H. A.—Europe Since 1919. Punnett, R. C.—Mendelism, Hines, H. C.—Finding the Right Teaching Position. Autenreith, W.—Laboratory Manual for Junior High Scliool Stud- Haigh, A. E.—The Attic Theatre. Watson, J. B.—Behaviorism. Shields, T. E.—Philosophy of Edu cation. Thomas, C. S.-^—The Teaching of English in Secondary Schools. Friedenwald, G.—Dietetics for Nurses. Chapel Hill and the University of North Carolina were hosts Tuesday afternoon to the Governor of Arkan- and party from Arkansas of about 126 people who are on tour of the Southern states studying edu cation and industry with a view to wards progressive legislation in their home state. The visitors arrived in Chapel Hill about 8 ;80 o’clock in the after noon from Durham. They we greeted in Gerrard Hall by the e tertainment committee which w composed of Profs. D. D. Carroll, L. R. Wilson, N. W. Walker, E.^C. Branson, Oscar Coffin, R. D. Connor, and F. F. Bradshaw, tour of inspection of the University campus followed. The visit was brief, the Arkansas party being pressed for time. From , Chapel HiU they visited Winston- Salem, High Point and Charlotte. Other cities to be visited in the South include Greenville, S. C. and _ , Atlanta, Ga. The party spent Sat- 1 Webster E U.-Teachtng English urday in Raleigh vowing the state institutions and talking with state officials. Next Meeting to Be Held Wednes day Morning, January 16. There is a group of girls on the campus which meets every weeks for an hour of fellowship, prayer and study. They are inter ested in life service of Christian work and missions, and they study “The Student Volunteer Bulletin” and other things on this subject. Those interested in this work are invited to come and meet with this group. It is an opportunity for real fellowship with each other and with God who has promised to meet with those who gather together in His name. The next meeting is Wed nesday morning, January 16, at eight ’clock in the “Y” cabinet room. “I heard Him call, ‘Come follow’; that’s all. My gold grew dim, My soul went after Him. I rose and followed, that wm all. Who would not follow if He heard His oallf” 20 OUT OF 275 CO-EDS AT NORTHWEST’N SAY SMOKES NECESSITIES Evanston, 111.—IP) —Cigarettes are considered a necessity by 20 out of 276 coeds at Northwestern Uni versity, who answered a question naire sent out by the college Y. W. C. A. to 600 women on the campus for the purpose of discovering the importance of particular expendi tures in their budgets. Fifty-two were doubtful whether ‘smokes” should be considered a ne cessity, and the other 203 were cer tain that they should be classed as a luxury. Sport clothes are considered a ne cessity by 251 of the women stud ents. Fur coats, in the opinion of 116, are a necessity, while 160 place them in the luxury class. Practically all believe that books, fountain pensj and wrist watches are absolute cessities, and 68 of the 275 ar I the same opinion with respect to 1 typewriter*. the Junior High School. Drum, W. N.—A Preview of Teach- 1.—Teaching of His- Duchess of mg. Klapper tory. Walpole, H.—The Wrexe. Crosby, C. R.—Manual of Vegetable Garden Insects. Dumas, A.—Twenty Years After. Wharton, E.—A Son at the Front. Evans, E.—The Margin of Music. Hill, U.—The Teaching of Civics. Allen, E.—Mechanical Devices in the Home. Grattan, J. H. G.—Our Living Lan guage. Foster, F. M.—The Divisions of the Plays of Plautus and Terence. O’Neill, E.—Play: Anna Christie, and Others. Reed, H. B.—Psychology of Ele mentary School Subjects. Cross, W. L.—The Modern Eng lish Novel. Butler, R.—The New Eastern Eu rope. Pierce, B. L.—Public Opinion and the Teaching of History in the U. S. Huxley, A.—Those Barren Leaves. Cabell, J. B.—The High Placet.