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Vocational Guidance Clinic
Announced For Next Week
Mrs. Chase Going Woodhouse and Dr. Gordon to Offer
Occupational Information and Advice to Salem Students
Announcement lias been made
through the Department of Econom
ics and Sociology that a professional
advisory clinic will be held at Salem
for several days beginning Wednes
day, February 5. The purpose is tc
give students interested in profes
sional or business fields as possible
life work an opportunity to obtain
general and specific advice as to op
portunities, training, advantages, and
problems in the various occupations
entered by educated women. Tht
clinic will feature a series of inform
al lectures by Mrs. Chase Going
Woodhouse, Director of the Institute
of Women’s Professional Relations,
and national authority on questions
pertaining to women’s vocations.
These lectures will be supplemented
by informal round-table discussions
and personal conferences directed by
Dr. Gordon personality diagnostic
ian and adviser with the Institute of
Women’s Professional Relations. Dr.
Gordon’s work will be related to
problems of personality adaptation
to various professions.
This new and distinctly progres
sive step in Salem is being received
with enthusiasm by students and
friends of the College. A long ex
isting need for competent vocational
guidance will be met, and the results
should prove very valuable to stud
ents whose professional plans are
indefinite or entirely unformed. An
increasing number of w’omen in the
selective type of I.iberal Arts Col
lege are looking toward the business
or professional world as a desirable
avenue for life endeavor, either as a
primary interest or secondar}^ Se
lection of the vocation,- how'cver, has!
usually been largely accidental (
the basis of limited information. It
is expe'cted by those in charge of
the work that the annual clinic may
become a permanent feature of
Salem College life, meeting this
panding need on the part of Salem
The clinic this year will open with
an address by Mrs. Woodhouse
theregular expanded chapel hour
Wednesday, her subject being, “The
Importance of Using Intelligence
Choosing a Vocation.” Following
this address, Mrs. Woodhouse will
speak to interested groups on
following subjects, “Opportunities
for the A. B. Graduate,” “Opportun
ities for the Home Economics Gradu
ate,” and “Opportunities for the
Graduate in the Sciences.” The
act schedule of these lectures is
be announced later, but it is known
that they are to be open td all stud
ents of any course. A student may
attend one or all of these lectures.
For at least three days, February
11, 12, and 13, Dr. Gordon will be
the guest of the College. During
these days, and according to a sched
ule to be definitely announced later,
she will conduct informal discussions
on such subjects as “General P
pose of College Clinics,” “Problems
of Independence,” “Personality Dif-
fieulties.” Dr. Gordon will also be
available for personal conferences
with students in regard to their spe
cific personality problems as related
to vocations, the number of these
conferences being limited by the
time available.
Scorpions Sting
Eight New Members
Secret Order Takes in Lower
Classmen This Week
AVednesday, January 29,
“Sting Day ” for the Order of the
Scorpion, an honorary organization
of Salem College. There are five
main items, namely personality
leadership, ability, influence, schol
arship, which make up the basis f(
selection of members. Only lowi
classmen are choscn after mid-yei
examinations and after the expanded
chapel hour eight girls wxre “stung
by the organization.
The new members are as follows
Lcnora Riggan, Margaret Richard
son, Marjorie Siewers, Edith Kirk
land, Anna Preston, Catherine Mo-
ragne, Sara Graves and Mary
Largest Snow of
Season This Week
Salem Covered. With Blanket
Of Snow for First Time
This Year
Today Winston-Salem is recover
ing from the worst blizzard of the
season. About a foot of snow cov
ered the streets on Thursday, mak
ing the operation of city and county
schools impossible. Chapel had to
be suspended at Salem College due
to the inclement weather.
Workers w'cre busy yesterday and
today clearing the streets in order to
facilitate traffic. Not until late yes
terday could street cars run on
schedule in Green.sboro, Charlotte
and Winston-Salem. However, no
serious accidents or great damages by
the blizzard were reported.
A general thaw-out is in prospect
today, and galoshes and snow creaui
will now be fasse.
On account of the unfavorable
weather conditions it has been nec
essary to postpone indefinitely the
Conference of Members of the North
Carolina Association of College
Teachers of Education, who were to
be the guests of Salem College and
the teacher training department of
the City Public Schools of Winston-
Salem today.
The meeting will be held here as
soon as a convenient date can be
Of special, interest will be the
discussion of “Co-operation Between
City School Systems and Depart
ments of Education in College.”
This question was suggested out of
the co-^operation that has existed be-
tw'cen the City Public Schools of
Winston-Salem and the department
of education at Salem College.
Dr. John W. Carr, of the depart
ment of education at Duke Univer.s-
ity, will preside over the meeting.
The program has been prepared un
der the direction of F'rank H. Koos,
assistant superintendent of City
Public Schools, Winston-Salem, Dr.
M. R. Trabue, of the faculty of the
University of North Carolina, na
tionally recognized authority on tests
and measurements, and Miss Eleanor
Foreman, of the department of edu
cation, Salem College. Several able
education teachers will participate in
the program.
This will be the second meetiiig of
the school year held at Duke Uni
versity last fall. The association
tries to convene three or four times
a year, the frequency depending
upon the urgency of matters facing
the body.
Dr. Rondthaler Talks
On Campus Interests
College President Discusses in
Chapel Founder’s Day, Ath
letics, Scholarship and
At the expanded chapel hour
Wednesday, Dr. Rondthaler talked
on current campus interests. He first
discussed the plans for Founder’s
Day which will be February 6th.
At this time the friends and alumnae
of Salem will revisit the campus.
That night a banquet will be given
for the trustees who are to be the
guests of the Seniors.
The next topic which Dr. Rond
thaler mentioned was college athlet
ics. There is developing in the pres
ent day American colleges a new
spirit of enthusiasm, a different col
lege spirit. In the time of the
Greeks and Romans there were two
types of athletics. The Roman ideal
was to engage in contests, to win, to
exert one’s bodily strength and show
superiority to one’s rival. The
Greeks strove for finer things, their
ideal was higher. They wished
create a sound mind within a sound
body. They sought individual per
fection. '
The world has since that very re-
ite day made marvelous mental and
scientific progress, but it has nevc]
departed from the Greek ideal, noi
has it ever surpassed it. The peoph
of today are coming to realize that
a well developed body and a clear
mind are more important than sue
contests. So the women’
colleges of today are very loath to
encourage intercollegiate sports.
They seek to follow the Greek ideal.
The problem of purifying athlet-
i in men’s colleges is before the
national educational associations.
Those who have ceased to engage in
iports for sport’s sake, and have a
higher end in view have had most
gratifying results. A new enthusi-
n is spreading over America for
wide sports program, which
surely more wholesome and has finer
results than a college program.
The opportunity to be aeti'
iports and to derive good from them
s limited, it lasts only through the
college days. It is one thing to
know a game from the side lines
and quite another to know it from
actual participation as one of the
players. In playing in a game an
experimental knowledge is gained
which will help one to have a dif
ferent approach toward young peo
ple in later years, will be a posses-
cherished always. A person
finds a new self-respect in sports.
lot true that a college girl
does not have time to go out for
athletics. A studious budgeting of
will give ample opportunity to
participate in sports.
The third phase of Dr. Rond-
thaler’s talk had to do with the
scholastic side of college life. He
began by asking a general question.
What should be a person’s attitude
toward his work, past and future?
What should be his goal? A student
should never allow the making of
the highest marks to be his or her
goal, she should strive for something
finer and farther removed.
An adequate goal for anyone to
seek is mastery of self. A person
should never allow himself to fool
himself. He must always have a
comradeship with himself of which
is not ashamed. He should go
I the world confronting the decis-
of himself and must be the mas
ter of his own methods.
In the expanded Chapel service
of Wednesday, Jan. 15, Mr. Phin
Horton, Jr., of this city, delivered
an unusually interesting speech
Prohibition Enforcement and the
ways in which Prohibition affects
the lives of American citizens.
In the opening sentences of his
speech, Mr. Horton stated that Pro
hibition is the one big question be
fore the United States today, espe
cially one of the biggest problems
confronting the Legislative and Ju
dicial bodies of the Federal Govern
ment. It is the theme of the able
writers, the topic of eloquent orators
and the subject of profound stud-
i. The attitudes toward prohibi
tion are numerous and quite differ-
Nature. Some people damn
3 praise it, some are luke-
n their attitude toward it,
however none hesitate to question it.
On January 29, 1919, the acting
Secretary of State at that time is
sued a proclamation from Washing
ton, stating that thirty-six of the
forty-eight states had ratified ar
Amendment to the Constitution pro
hibiting the sale and the transporta
tion of intoxicating beverages. By
ratification the Eighteenth
Amendment came into force In 1920.
Some people thought this movement
fas the natural result of an ad-
anced civilization and they received
t with enthusiasm. However, the
opponents were many. The Anti
prohibitionists argued that this issue
ratified, while two million of the
United States’ men were still in
Europe, and that the Amendment
had been sanctioned not because of
public opinion but because of the
TheSentinel’s staff photographer
takes pictures “at random” on the
streets of the business district every
afternoon. The person who can iden
tify herself by name and location at
which the picture is taken will re
ceive two tickets to the Carolina
Theatre program.
Home Economies Seniors are now
using the new Practice House—
which actually makes house-keeping
pleasure. The girls vie for first
•y in assuming their duties as mod-
l cooks and bottle-wasliers. Form
erly this practical application of
knowledge was dreaded by the Home
Ec’ students, but now it is antici
pated with glee.
Mr. Phin Horton, Jr., Speaker
at Expanded Chapel Hour
Solicitor of the Municipal Court of This City Gives Interesting
Lecture on Prohibition Enforcement and Public Attitude.
pressure brought to bear on Con
gress by the Anti-Saloon League.
After the adoption of the Eight
eenth Amendment, the interest was
transferred from its adoption to its
enforcement. In regard to enforce
ment, Congress passed the famous
Volstead Act in 1920, which went
into effect with the Amendment and
which fixed the limit at one-half of
percent alcohol. On March 23,
1923, North Carolina passed what is
known as the Turlington Bill, an
Act which is similar to the Volstead
Act. These two Acts of legislation
formed the bulwark of prohibition
Mr. Horton said that the definite
effect of prohibition on the average
citizen of the United States, as yet,
has not been determined, however,
there is a certainty that a very subtle
but unmistakable change has taken
place. For one thing, prohibition
has greatly decreased the poverty,
cruelty and suffering caused by
drunkenness. Increased efficiency
has caused a decided raise in wages
and the money, which was formerly
ipent for liquor is being converted
low into the necessities and com
forts of life.
In the last few years, a definite
integration has arisen in regard to
prohibition. This integration is
caused by the higher society and the
deplorable number of women who
drinking. Mr. Horton empha
sized the fact that prohibition is
doomed if woman destroys the ped
estal on which man has placed her
and begins to engage in liquor-
(Continued on Page Four)
Some people have such a magnani-
3us desire to make themselves pop
ular that they usually become an ob
ject of ridicule. Such was the case
of a certain State College student
hen he tried to put himself in the
limelight by making a flaring and
sarcastic speech regarding the co
at State. He failed in his at
tempt to win notoriety. Instead, he
has been made laughing stock.
The speech is as follows:
“Members of the Self-Help Club,
I welcome this opportunity to ad
dress you on what I consider to be
a most pertinent question. Pertinent
questions have varying degrees of
pertinency. This question, at hand,
the most pertinent of all the large
family of pertinent questions.
“Members of the freshman class,
your time spent at State has neces
sarily been short. You have not been
privileged to see the great change in
State since the invasion of the short-
skirted demons. But you, members
of the upper classes, have seen and
ground your teeth in helpless rage
at the uninvited, uncalled, and unso
licited female encroacher at this in
stitution. And helpless rage it is.
You are forced to sit back with your
hands tied. You have tried ridicule
—you have attempted sarcasm—you
have employed facts and figures in
attempt to rid this institution of
parasites. These co-eds contrib
ute nothing to the welfare of the
college community. They vote for
student government officers—they
cast their ballots for changes advo
cated or suggested by the Student
Council, but they will not allow
themselves to be governed by the
very men that they help to elect. Is
this not the most high-handed piece
of treachery ever perpetrated by
s and daughters of men?
‘Now let us look at another side
of the question. Why should the
i-eds, of all the colleges giving
work similar to this institution.
choose a college that is traditionally
a college for men ? Why should
they so place themselves in the com
promising position for the benefit of
a few paltry dollars? These and
many other questions will have to be
thoroughly investigated and an
swered before a satisfactory answer
to the main question can be arrived
“However, let us not lay the en
tire blame of this mistake on the
shoulders of the “co-eds.” It is en
tirely possible that the administra
tion should come in for its part of
the blame. Of all the mistakes that
the present administration has made
—of all the oversights that have
been allowed—of all shortcomings it
is responsible for—this is the most
uncalled for error that has been
jnade. It has permitted, in spite of
all the students who wanted this to
remain a man’s college, women to
invade the sacred portals of State
College—to completely upset the
state of affairs that has existed long
before the advent of women students
and should continue long after their
“Students! You own this college.
Your fees, your tuition, the taxes of
your fathers have made this institu
tion what it is. Why, then, should
not your wishes be respected? De
mand your rights! You are men,
not children, and as men, have these
parasites ejected from the campus
of State College, that State may re
main a man’s school, run by men
and for men. I thank you.”
—Techo Echo.
On February sixth Founder’s Day
will be celebrated at Salem College.
At this time Alumnae will revisit the
campus. The Salem Museum will
be opened for inspection by guests
at the school. A banquet will be
held that night at which the members
of the Senior Class will be hostesses
to the trustees.

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