North Carolina Newspapers

    A Happy
New Year
Winston-Salem, N. C., Saturday, January 9, 1932
N.S.F. A. Holds Meet
At Toledo, Ohio
Miss Anna Preston Represents
Salem at Interesting
The seventh annual conference of
the National Student Federation of
America was held in the Commodore
Perry Hotel, in Toledo, Ohio, De
cember 27-31. All of the delegates
were the guests of the University of
Toledo. Miss Anna Preston w'as
one of the fourteen delegates coming
from various schools and universities
in North Carolina. Outstanding
students from the institutions were
chosen, making a group that represent
ed the most influential students of
the state.
During the morning session
group discussions centered around
dividual problems including Student
Government, Athletics, Honor Sy
tems. School Publications, and En
dowed Schools. In the afternoon dui
ing the plenary sessions the students
discussed and passed resolutions in
regard to affairs of national and in
ternational value. The student con
gress, after heated debating, passed
the following resolutions; Resolved—
The National Student Federation of
America favors United States enter
ing the World Court and the League
of Nations; The National Student
Federation opposes prohibition a:
now exists. The latter resolution
passed by a large majority after
tended discussions.
The social side of the congress
not at all neglected. A tea dance,
an evening dance, a formal dance,
banquet, a sightseeing tour of the
city of Toledo including the Art
Museum, and an excursion to Lake
Erie vi'ere interspersed between the
One of the most interesting ad
vantages of the conference
meeting people from every part of
the United States, people influential
in the educational and political world,
people who are some of the best-in
formed in America. Mr. McCracken,
the president of Vassar, spoke on the
subject “Are Students People?”, and
practically proved the negative with
the fact that students showed
dent lack of interest in things happen
ing outside of the college, in which
Pierrettes To Give
Two New Plays
Memorial Hall Will be Scene
Of Attractive Productions
Next Saturday night you will have
your second chance to use your
gain Pierrette ticket: You will see
as stars both old and new' members of
the Pierrette Players. The two play;
which will be presented are: “Aria
de Capo,” by Edna St. Vincent Mil-
lay, directed by Miss Elizabeth Lilly,
and “Dawn,” by Percival Wilde, di
rected by Miss Adelaide Silversi
The casts are as follows:
1932 is Leap Year!
Saturday night at 7 :30 o’clock the
MacDowell Club will put on its first
performance of the new year in Me
morial Hall. Janet Gaynor and
Charles Morton will co-star in “Four
Devils,” a picture which ^liss Lilly
calls “quite mysterious.”
Intramural Basket Ball games, in
cluding the sorority games and the
inter-organization games, will begin
during the week following exams.
The Home Economics Club ojf
Salem College delightfully entertain
ed the Presidents’ Forum at a buffet
supper in the Practice House, Thui
day afternoon at 5 :30.
Students of Salem
Resume Studies
January 4 Marks End of the
Christmas Holidays j
After two weeks of vacation, stu
dents of Salem Academy and College
arrived on the campus January 4.
However difficult it may be to be
come interested in work again, the
students have already started “cram
ming” for mid-term exams which be
gin Monday, January 18th and con
tinue through Saturday, January
23rd. Unless conflicts necessitate a
change in schedules, no examinations
are to be held Saturday afternoon.
On Monday, January 25th, from
three to six o’clock in the afternoon,
registration for the second semester
will take place in the same manner
as that for the first semester.
No changes in the faculty have
been announced for the coming se-
The management of the Car
olina Theatre announces with
pleasure the w'inners of this
week’s complimentary passes:
Miss Martha Binder of the
Editorial Staff of the Salemite
and Miss Emily Mickey of the
Advertising Staff of the Salem
ite. The winners are chosen
according to their ability and
work on the Salemite.
Salemites Talk
On 1932 Depression
Holderness, President of Burp-
ers, Givss Real Key
To Success
On being requested to honor the
public with their views on the de
pression and the prospects of pros
perity or bank failure in 1932, many
outstanding girls on the campus re
vealed their innermost secrets when
they gave views and opinions, many
of which were entirely unexpected
and uncalled for. (That sentence
just had to end with a preposition!)
Miss Arlee Curlee believes that
great things are in store in 1932. She
faces the leap year with the hope of
finding a husband. “However,” she
said, “He must have a job. I can
stand this school racket no longer.”
]\Iiss Sour Grapes evidently does
n’t know that there is a depression.
back from the holidays with
four new dresses, two new hats, and
decks of cards. She feels
that 1932 will mark the highest rec
ord for The Salemite. She has re
cently been elected a member of the
circulation department. Don’t wor-
y, Sarah, all great men were once
newspaper carriers.
Miss Anne Jackson had a bright
retort, as usual, after a long period
of thinking. She really believes that
she will never forget to remember to
remind her grandchildren of the
exigencies of 1931, but here’s her
view of the new year;
1932 Prosperity
1 equals straight
9 equals round
3 equals corner
2 equals to
prosperity equals prosperity (Things
equal to each other are equal to each
Figure it out—it’ll do you good.
Every college girl will be greatly
benefited by the financial condition
of Miss Gracie Lawrence. The money
which the college has been supplying
her to run the dormitories has been
on a constant decrease. She sadly
announced that no more paper on
which to sign out would be available,
and that no lights were to be burned

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