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THE S ALEMITE
Saturday, March 15, 1930.
1 World News
In 1928 the 230,000 American
tourists in France spent at least
$353,000,000. Last year the figure
dropped about forty million because
of de luxe taxes and liigh prices,
says the Americans, because of Ger
man advertising to the tourist trade,
say tlie French Hevcc, Premier Tar
dier (at time of writing) has called
for an appropriation of $1,200,000,
to be used for the “encouragement
of tourists.”—World’s Work.
How long does the elephant live?
Centuries, we say, recalling Kipling.
Prof. A. D. Peacock, of University
College, Dundee, Scotland, with
scientific curiosity has attempted t
find out the greatest recorded ag«
of all animals. Four, he finds, ma
live longer than man; the tortoise,
which may reach two hundred; the
Gleman Carp, 150; the white-headed
vulture, which has reached 118; and
the eagle, which has an attested age
of 104. The elephant is marked
whale for forty. The record for a
dog is thirty-five years! for a horse,
forty; and for a cow twenty-five. A
toad is known to have lived thirty-
six years, an alligator for forty, and
an eel for sixty. The insect record
of thirty-seven years is held by a
fire beetle, while the winged male
of the bug called Stylops stays on
this world from one to three hours.-^
Down in Bolivia the match-and-
tobacco business is an exclusive
little government racket. Therefore,
all cigarette lighters are taxed $4.. 56
annually. Unregistered lighters are
liable to confiscation and the owner
may be fined $7.60.
Henry Ford says woman’s place
is in the home. But her refusal to
stay there has appreciably inrreased
the demand for Henry’s product—
Aluminum cooking utensils have
received the O. K. of the research
laboratory at Yale University. Fear
that the human body might absorb
an injurious amount of aluminum
from pots and pans, or even from
baking powder containing aluminum,
is groundless^ according to Pxof.
L. P. Underhill. The body, he finds,
will reject anything more than a
.small and harmless quantity—
The famous lake of Morat,
Switzerland, is again displaying its
occasional habits of turning to blood,
a phenomenon which never fails t
arouse supertitious awe in the neigh
horhood, frighten the sinful int(
some sort of rectitude, and effect
miraculous cures. Nonmystical
olobists explain that the color
caused by exceptional growth, i
der certain favorable conditions of a
tiny red plant of the algae family
which is always in the water of the
lake but is rarely noticeable. Thi;
plant, first cousin to the green scun
seen on stagnant water, often grow
on artic snow and on stole bread—
An aerial mapping party has re
turned to New York, after an ex
tensive survey to correct maps, “of
a little known part of the country.”
The little-known part of the country
was in Maine-territory included in
the thirteen original states—World’s
Konigsberg University, Germany,
claims to have been successful in
determining a child’s parentage
through serum test of blood samples.
Blood tests have been used before
for this purpose, but inconclusively;
the new test is said to be positive
and sure. The process is borrowed
from culloid chemistry and depends
on reactions between tiny particles
in the related bloods.—World’s
Better plays and better houses
than Broadway provides are to be
found in the Nation s Little Thea
ters, reports Kenneth Macgow;
ter a 14,000-mile tour of the
try. He finds that these amateur
and semi-pro organizations are sup
plying t h e bulk o f America’
dramatic entertainment, s h o w i n ;
good plays in excellent houses to
large audiences. The tour even
made under the auspices of the
American Association for Adult
Education and the Carnegie Founda-
Hugh Feriss, architectual prophet
par-excellence, reports that there are
322 skyscrapers (defined as build
ings over twenty-story mark) in the
United States; 188 in New York
Teachers take note! Dr. .lay B.
Nash, director of health and physi
cal education at New York Univer
sity, says that there should be nc
home-work given to children until
they are almost through high school.
“Power, the ability to resist fatigue
and sustain effort is built in by big
muscle activity for long hours ovt
long years, coming to a climax at tl
age of ten, when a child oxight
have seven hours of play a day.—
Spring is here! In spring a
young man’s fancy lightly turns to—
spring-boards and springing jokes,
but here at Salem when this season
comes our thoughts turn to sports—
the good old spring sports.
Volley ball is now in and in a
short time it will be in ftill force.
This is one of the sports which
Get your tennis rackets out of
their cases, dust them off, get some
of tliose wild red tennis balls from
the book store and hie yourselves
to the tennis courts. This sport is
evidence every warm day, and
just think of the spring days to
Horses, horses—who said any
thing about horses.'’ Everybody is
saying something about them, now,
because the days for long rides are
coming, in fact, they are here, so
don your riding togs and join the
Are your clubs in good condition
You had better be sure that they
because golfing weather is here
also and you'll soon be anxious to
and on the course. Can't you
almost hear the balls whiz thru
spring air.? (That is, if 3’ou
able to make them whiz!)
The swimming pool will soon
open so start strenuous reducing
that last year’s suit will fit,
then liop into the good old pool for
a cool swim.
r is over and spring is here!
Those who went out for the winter
sports are eagerly awaiting the
rival of the Spring ones. Now y
who didn’t go out for athletics
the winter had better come out c
have a good time, then you’ll real
the joy of being alive.
SCHOLARSHIP IN ACTING “Chasing Rainbows,” featuring
Bessie Love and Charles King, will
be shown the last half of next week
at the Colonial. This is a back
stage comedy-drama. Polly Moran,
Gwen Lee, George K. Arthur, and
Marie Dressier are in the supporting
le Gloucester School of the Lit
tle Theatre is again offering free
icholarships to two undergraduates
if American Colleges or Universities.
The Gloucester summer school has
passed its tenth successful season
and has came to be known as a sort
students interested in acting or in
production. It already counts among
its graduates, several who are on
tlie professional stage.
Candidates for these scholarship.s
(a) Normal voice and posture,
of summer work-sliop for', college
(b) Dramatic ability or ability
some branch of production.
(c) They must present referent
as to character.
All applicants for the scholarship
should send for further informati
before May first to:
I'lorence Evans )
I’lorence Cunningham) Directf
Gloucester School of The I,it
112 Charles St.,
Photoplay Magazine selects the
best pictures each month. This
month it selects eight. They are:
“Anna Christie,” “The Rogue Song”
(That’s Lawrence Tibbet’s first pic
ture), “Street of Chance,” “The
Laughing Lady,” “Roadhouse
Nights,” “No, No, Nanette,” “Men
Without Women” and “The Case of
Sergeant Grischa” (when this comes
don’t miss it).
Norma Shearer is taking' a rest.
Therefore Ruth Chatterton will play
the feminine lead in a piece sched
uled for Norma, “The High Road.”
Ralph Forbes will play the mascu
. cat’s life isn’t happy,
If it’s hair is full of fleas.
When it hf’-> to sneeze?
A cockroach is a little bug.
Which walks upon your bread.
It’s just a great big brother.
Of the one upon your head.
A fly has no personality,
1 don’t believe this is true.
They say a louse is morbid,
I don’t know, do 3’OU?
At The Theatres
A little bit of this and that but
it much of great importance is
listed on next week’s bookings for
Happy Days,” a Fox Movietone
all-star musical romance, will be
shown at the Carolina the first half.
Featured in this are 100 headliners
of stage nd screen. They include
Will Rogers, Janet Gaynor, Walter
Catlett, Charles Farrell, William
Collier, Veitor MeLaglen, Edmund
I.owe, Warner Baxter, Dixie Lee,
j-e Jessel, and George Olsen
and His Music.
The grand finale, “A Dream on a
iece of Wedding Cake,” is said to
; one of the most spectacular and
surprising features ever brought to
the all-talking screen.
Helen Morgan is cast as a road
house entertainer. Fred Kohler, that
“bad man of the pictures (and a
good one, too) is the proprietor, be
sides being the leader of a notorious
gang of bootleggers. And so when
Charles Ruggles, a newspapei
porter from Cliicago puts in hi
pearanee with every intentioi
getting the low down on the gang,
and while doing so, falls in love with
Miss Morgan, Kohleiv decides to put
Ruggles “on the spot.” “Roadhouse
Nights” is the picture and Helen
Morgan sings a new song. It C.an t
in Like This.”
irolina, Thursday, I'riday, Sat-
y -20, 21, 22.
t tripped across the floor?
tell me why it is
nake their getaway,
by does a napkin
on the floor to play?
We now report the tale of the oaf
who was cast up on a cannibal is
land and every day the natives stuck
him and took a drink of his blood.
Finally, in indignation, he announc
ed to the king, “I don’t mind if the
boys kill me, but I hate to be con
tinually stuck for the drinks.” A
pfennig for the first to write the
music for this.—Ihdla-Baloo.
Bije-loxc, hahy hunting;
naddy’x gone a-hunt'mg;
' one to fitid some one who’ll pay
itr those cute things babies say.
“Peanuts are fattening.”
“How do you know?”
“Why, look at the elephant.”
; upon the farms,
I lady’s arms?
soft and slippery,
I me if you learn.
If they’re the same on both .sides.
Why then must they turn?
lis thought trinkles thru my n
And fills me with depression
mourn ’n moan for this'poor thing,
A worm has no expression.
Nissen Drug Co.
Winston-Salem, N. C.
Why should I be little in soi
Simply because another is?
Why should my heart in 1
Because unkind another is?
Why sliould my heart with b
Beeausc another is unforgiv
■ should my soul cry
There are others whose
Whose friendships yet ;
for these I would be true.
ATLANTIC & PACIFIC
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NEW GLOVE SILK BLOOMERS AND VESTS TO
MATCH— Vasts $1.00; Bloomers $1.95.
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PEP PLAYS A PART
in the dance music released this week. George Olsen’s peppy
“Tain’t No Sin” is the feature in addition to which there are
other dandy dance numbers with appeal to the listeners as well as
dancers. Vocal selections by Gene Austin and John Boles offer
a choice of style that covers nearly every taste.
Visit our store and hear these charming hits on Victor Records
in our music department.
Huntley- Hill - Stockton Company
The Name That Belongs With Good Furniture.
“Cream of Beauty”
48 Gauge, Picot Top, I» -I O C
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Heels—Truly a $2.00 Value.
Welcome Salem Girls
WE ARE ALWAYS GLAD
TO SEE YOU IN OUR STORE
“WINSTON-SALEM’S SHOPPING CENTER”
AT THE BOB O’ LINK GOLF COURSE
Which will opeit Saturday, March 15th, Nissen Bldg. Ar
A complete 18-hole, all weather course using every club
bag^play rain or shine, day or night. Long Drives-
—Water'Holes—Side Hill Putt.s—Undulating Gree
all here and vou will feel “at home.”
"^07ne and see tchat 'ive have huilt for ifou.
NISSEN BUILDING ARCADE
SPRING IS JUST AROUND THE CORNER
And our line of Spring Shoes is Complete
WALK-OVER SHOE STORE
Where Shoes Are Fitted to the Feet
425 N. Trade Street.
WINSTON-SAI.EM, N. C.