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WINSTON-SALEM, N. C„ SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1929.
U. N. C. to Conduct French
Residential Summer Tour
Designed for Students, Teachers and Others Interested In
Travel and Study Abroad.
The University of North Carolina
will condiict a French residential
tour next summer, according to an
nouncement today by Russell M.
(irumman, director of the University
Extension Division, under the aus
pices of whicli the tour is being or
Designed especially for students,
teachers, and others interested in
travel and study abroad, the Uni
versity tour this year will concen
trate on tlie study of French in
Bagnores-de-Bigorre, famous Pyre
nees resort. Here the summer school
of tlie University of Toulouse is
lield and members of the group will
be offered the opportunity of at
tending summer courses of this uni
versity if they so desire.
Courses in French, granting
Cash Prizes Awarded
For Chemistry Essays
J'/irjlitccn Prizes Totalling Six Thou-
xarid Dollars to Be Awarded
I been received here
an Chemical Socie-
Essay Contest for
Tsity and College Freshmen,
' from tlie Ame
irizes offered hv
Mr. and Mrs.
is P. Garvan,
f New York
in numiory of
re are six jiri
of $500, six
of $;iOO. an.
six prizes of
which will 1
sities in the
■rite the first
ond and third
ssavs- respectively, on each of
Health and Disease
irichment of I
Agriculture or Fori
1 Industry, or
oiiree of the L
credit, will be given by Dr. J. C.
I.yons, director of the tour and
University faculty member. Sueli
work is open to all members of the
group but is not obligatory.
The itinerary of the tour for this
year is an unusually interesting one,
including stops in places of greatest
interest in France, Belgium, Switz
erland, and England. During the
three weeks’ resident in Bagneres-
de-Bigorre optional trips may be
taken into neighboring Spain.
Opi>ortunity is afforded members
of the tour for an ideal summer of
travel and study under experienced
guidance. Sailing from New York
June I t on the S. S. Rotterdam of
the Holland-American Line, the
party will return to New York on
the same vessel, arriving August 22.
If tlie contestant desires, he may
write on any important phase of
Eaeii contestant may submit only
one essay, which shall not exceed
2,.500 words, and must be original
work of the contestant, with direct
quotations enclosed in quotation
marks and due credit given to
Essays must be in the hands of
the Secretary of the Committee on
Prize Essays, American Chemical
Society, not later tlian ]\Larch 1,
Musical Program In
Y. W. C. A. Vespers
y/usic Facult;! Gives Most Delight-
The Junior class in charge of Y.
\V. Vespers last Sunday evening,
gave one of the most interesting
programs of the year. It consisted
of special musical numbers by mem
bers of tlie music faculty. After a
sliort devotional Mr. Schofield sang:
“.Vow the Day is Over,” with music
by Oley Speaks. Mary Brewer then
read a selection from Shakespeare,
followed by a harp solo, “Largo,”
from “Xerxes,” played by Miss
Sehaffner and Gounod’s “Ave Ma
ria,” played by Miss Reed.
Sigma Omicron Alpha
Debates At Meeting
The Sigma Omicron Alpha held
its monthly meeting January 15,
1929, at 7:00 in the campus living
room. Mary Brewer gave a report
from the committee for interclass
debates, stating that the President
of the college, and the Presidents of
the classes favored this plan,
was decided that the. same commit
tee handle the details of the plan.
A humorous imprmptu debate was
called for, the opponents being Beu
lah M. Zachary, negative, and Doris
Kimel, affirmative. The question for
debate was: Resolved that a centi
pede with corns is worse off than a
giraffe with sore throat. The judges’
decision proved the affirmative side.
The President of the club then
stated the subject for the monthly
debate: Resolved that this audience
■grebes that students, making a suf-
.■ient high grade in a course,
hoiild not be required to take an
examination in that course. The
affirmative was upheld by Mii
Orace Martin and Margaret Bren-
necker, while the negative v/as plead
by Misses Edna I.indsey and Cath
The points for the affirmative were
numerous. Some are as follows
The promise of exemption from ex
aminations will be an incentive foi
more concentrated study. This will
come because of a promise of ex
emption from the drudgery of exam
study and this exemption will cause
more sincere and better prepared
The student threatened with ex-
iiinations thinks it is foolish to
study all along, when a few hours
of concentrated study, (commonly
known as cramming) will pass him
an the course. If there is a goal,
it has been proved, the student will
do better work. So, no-exams is a
Cramming may pull a student
through an examination, but when
tlie nervous tension is over he will
forget much that he has learned
during this time of'Strain.
The purpose of exams is to prove
the knowledge and capacity of a
student. Then if a student has
good grades, that student lias proved
that he knows his work well enough.
examinations, for him, are
quite unnecessary and are without
Then the negative side was ac
claimed with these points: Examina
tions measure progress, for they
give tlie student a good sounding as
his weak points for they lielp him
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Count Luckner Will
Lecture Tuesday Night
Luckner will lecture on
Tuesday night, January 22nd, in
Memorial Hall, and will tell his own
story of the sea raids during the
World War, which he conducted
upon allied mercliantmen without
the loss of a single life.
This is not a story of submarine
torpedoing, but the extraordinary
narrative of a twentieth century
type of World War Pirate, who
transformed a small and almost de
fenseless sailing vessel into a sea
raider of mercliant marine only, not
of passenger bearing ships, and
scoured the Atlantic over thousands
of miles successfully “liolding up”
This story lias been received with
the utmost enthusiasm by enormous
audiences all over the United States.
Count I.uekner has been honored in
a signal manner by the American
Legion as a brave and fearless, but
thoroughly humane Commander, la
boring with remarkable results un
der unparalleled handicaps and
performing deeds appropriate to two
centuries ago upon the high seas.
Count Luckner, though of German
ancestry, has lived all over the
world, and has spent much time in
his early life in America, so that
his command of English speech is
such as to make his lecture thorough
ly enjoyable to an English speak
This lecture is being given com
plimentary to the students of Salem
College and Salem Academy, and
to the citizens of Winston-Salem
who may have been unable to attend
the lecture, which is to he given that
morning in tlu' Reynolds .Memorial
Record Number of Monograms
Awarded to Varsity Athletes
Many Students From Different Sections of the Country Are
Awarded Monograms And Lettei-s.
Twenty-seven members of the Uni-
srsity of North Carolina’s state
championship football squad earned
their letters or stars during the grid
season just past. The list of awards
was announced today by the Univer
sity Athletic Council, and the num
ber equals the previous high mark
which was set with 27 awards to the:
920 grid squad. Other awards went
0 members of the varsity cross
country squad and to the undefeated
freshman football squad.
While the varsity grid warriors
;re winning the state champion
ship, the other teams were bringing,
home their own laurels. The eross-
jountry team won its third consecu
tive Southern Conference title, and
ten harriers received minor sports
letters. The freshman gridders
Social Service Worker
Speaks In Y. P. M.
Miss Catherine Dozier Tells of Ex
periences in Mission Home.
There are in the hands of each of
us manifold opportunities. We arc
surrounded on all sides by luxury
refinement, chances to develop oui
various talents. However, this if
not true of all the girls in our bmd
There are many of them, equal t(
us in every way, whose talents havf
been crushed in lives of poverty and
squalid ignorance. It is for the
that the mission schools are organ
ized and run. Miss Catlierii
Dozier, a worker in the schools of
mill districts, told in expanded
chapel in a very informal way of
some of her experiences with vari
ous ambitions but unfortunate wom
en and girls.
Miss Dozier chose as her subject,
the question, “What is in thine
hand?” She told of girl after girl
who took the very slender staff that
she carried in her hand and by the
aid of it, step by step, forced her
way up the ladder of success, until
finally she arrived at the top of it,
at the goal which every one seeks.
Not far from the mission school
down in Georgia in which Miss
Dozier was working stood a log
cabin. It had been deserted for
months, but to her surprise,
morning she saw thin blue smoke
curling from its rock chimney. Won
dering, she went to investigate. She
found there a rather pretty, care
worn mother with seven children,
two dogs, a sack of meal and anoth
er of dried apples. She had c
there, she said, because there i
no schools back in the mountains
where they lived. She had, however,
heard that there were schools in the
valley. Not wanting her little oi
(Continued on Page Three)
Books Received Include Fiction and
Others of Helpful Characte
Garland, H.—Main Travelled Roads
Anderson, S.—Poor White.
McFee—An Ocean Tramp.
Fox, John, Jr.—Critfendon.
.MeFee, W. -Aliens.
Doyle, A. C.—Tales of Sherlock
Doyle, A. C.—The White Company.
Swinnerton, F. A.—Nocturne.
Bacheller, I.- -In the Dai/s of Poor
Parker, G.—Seats of the Mighty.
Walpole, II.—The Young Enchant
Wells, H. G.—Joan and Pet':
Cabell, J. B.—Chivalry.
I'leteher, A. C.—Indian Games and
Duff—Literary History of Rome in
the Golden Age.
Tappan, E. M.—In the Days of
Alfred the Great.
Masefield, J.—Martin Hyde.
Daudet, A.—The Pope’s Mule.
Barrie, J. M.—The Little Mini.Her.
Tinkler, C. K.—Applied Chemistry,
Vol. 2, Foods.
Robinson, C. E.—Die Days of Al-
I.awrenee, D. H.—Sons and Lovers.
Aldrich, T. B.—Marjorie Daw, Go
liath and Other Stories.
Crawford, A. B.—Pictured Lives a)
Phelps, W. L.—Teaching in School
Rateliffe, A. J. 3.—The Teaching of
English in Upper Forms.
Sundiff-Dykema — School Music
Allen, J. W.—The Orchestra Direc
Rolvaag, O. E.—Giants in the Earth
Wharton, ^.—The Custom of the
Bowman, I.—The New World.
Hannam, W. S.—Notes on the
Church Cantatas of John Se
Dent, E. J.—Foundations of Eng
Robinson, A. B. and Kiug, F. M.
Learning Exercises in Food and
Ise, J.—The United States
Buckley, H.—A Short History of
Cook, E. T.—The Use of Plain Song
Pryde, J.—Recent Advances in Bio
Sellar, W. Y.—The Roman Poets of
Groves, E. R.—The Marriage Cris-
marched undefeated to the South
Atlantic freshman championship,
and 25 of the Tar Babies received
their class numerals and special
awards of white sweaters.
Letters and two stars in football
denoting three years of play went to
Captain H. L. Schwartz, Charlotte;
J. E. Shuler, Salisbury; M. E. Don-
ahoe, Asheville; E. G. Foard, Char
lotte; J. T. Gresham, Warsaw; and
N. F. Howard, Tarboro.
Letters with one star, denoting two
years of play, went to R. S. Farris,
Charlotte; S. L. Preston, Charlotte;
C. O. Sapp, Winston-Salem; J. K.
Ward, Hendersonville; and A. M.
The sixteen football players re-
(Continued on Page Three)
Is Now In Japai
According to radio dispatches re
ceived in New York, a musical
comedy, “Floating Around,” has
just been successfully presented by
students of the Floating University
before an audience of students of
Doshisha University in Kyoto, Jap
an, who enjoyed it hugely. It is a
burlesque on student life aboard the
Floating University. The music and
lyrics were written by two under
graduates, George Buzza, Jr., and
Ayres Compton, who also directed
its production. It has a cast of
tliirty, including an attractive chorus
of singing and dancing girls. It is
to be presented before various other
student groups in Asia and in Eu-
A debating team has just been
formed to debate with students of
many lands on international prob
lems. A dramatic club has already
produced on shipboard an Ameri
can play, and is now busy on one
dealing with Oriental life. This
group has been haunting the Jap
anese theatres, and scouring around
for costumes and accessories in fas
cinating little Kyoto and Tokyo
Spanish and French tables were
organized almost as soon as the Dol
lar Liner, President Wilson, sailed
from New York harbor on Novem
ber 8th. At one table the wife of
(Continued on Page Three)
To Enter Contest
On Thursday, January 18, at a
meeting of the Pierrette Players,
the club was entertained by Miss
Grace Martin who read Romance, a
three-act play by Edward Shelton.
The story, most dramatic and ap
pealing, tells of the love of a Bishop
for a notorious opera singer. Be
cause of Miss Martin’s excellent
portrayal of the characters, she
brought to life each person in the
The most important business dis
cussed at the meeting was the en
trance of a play by the club mem
bers in the intercollegiate play con
test to be held this spring at the
University of North Carolina. The
club authorized the program com
mittee to select a suitable play and
to register it in the contest.