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    HAPPY
THANKSGIVING
HAPPY
THANKSGIVING
VOL. XIII.
WINSTON-SALEM, N. C„ SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 1932.
Dr. Schwartz Cites
Phases Of Good Courage
Y.P.M. Speaker Urges
Independent Thinking
Shows Need For Courage in
Problems of Modern Life
As guest speaker for expanded
chapel last Wednesday, Dr. William
Seliwartze, of Bethlehem, Pennsyl
vania, gave an address on the sub
ject of courage, which, as the speak
er noted, seemed to be one most ap
propriate to this trying, struggling
time througli which we are passing.
Not only was the subject appro
priate to the times, but also the
speaker to his subject. In Dr.
Rondthaler’s short introduction of
his former classmate, he pointed out
that before Dr. Schartze became
President of the Theological Semi
nary in Bethlehem, he had been a
missionary both in the savage tropicf
of Antiqua and in Canada, where il
was his duty to welcome Russian
refugees to their new Americ
home. With such a varied career I
liind him. Dr. Schwarze was well
suited to speak on the subject of
courage, though he described it
in its trite, everyday meaning, but
in an entirely new and fascinating
way.
Courage has two main divisions,
Passive courage shows itself in en
durance' active courage, however,
expresses itself in initiative, individ
uality, and independent thinking.
In the active interpretation of cour
age, the speaker declared, lay its
greatest importance as applied to
immedi.ato problems.
But gradually this childlike faith
is destroyed, or at least inpaired, and
having once found a flaw in the think
ing of their parents, children are
forced to come to some sort of conclu
sion in their own minds. After this
Music Hour Celebrates
Haydn Bi-Centenial
Vardell, Schofield, Miss Read
Perform Chamber Music
s life has been reach
ed, when his first real thinking c
curs, everyone is valued by the c
pacity and originality found in 1
brain.
For example one stenographer
valued at five dollars a week because
she is able to type and do short hand,
while a second girl receives eight
dollars a week, due to the fact that
she, besides typing and short hand,
has had bookkeeping and is correct
in her use of English. Still another
girl gets a salary of twenty dollars a
week because, along with the assets
of the two other girls. She has orig
inality and initiative enough
able her to compose an important
business letter out of mere hints from
her employer.
A man who has never had an orig-
which is entirely of
inal thought, i
N.C.F.S. Meeting At
Chapel Hill Saturday
Mary C. Siewers, Treasurer
Represents Salem at U. N. C.
Mary C. Siewers went to Chapel
Ilill on Saturday morning to attend
a meeting of the officers and execu
tive committee of the North Carolina
Federation of Students. T
pose of the meeting is to discuss the
affiliation of the Federation with the
Institute of Government founded by
.Mr. Albert Coats.
The officers of the Federation are:
Haywood Weeks, U. N. C., presi
dent; William Smith, Catawba, vice-
president; Eloise Cobb, N. C. C. W.,
sceretarv, and Mary C. Siewers, Sal
em, treasurer. The Federation wil'
hold its regular conference at State
in the latter part of April.
hour on Thursday cele
brated the two hundredth anniver
sary of the great Austrian artist,
Franz Joseph Haydn.
ilr. Vardell thus defined
“Whenever there is direct experi
ence, searching and passionate in
terest in things, and that interest
is translated into shapes and col
ors determined by the unique per
sonality of the individual, there is
art. The artist must be an ob
server and a liver of life. He
must be sensitive to its finest ex-
ptrienees. He must have some
thing to say that no one else has
said, and he must say it coher
ently.”
Mr. Vardell continued his dis-
cu.svsion showing Haydn as an ar
tist according to this definition.
Reviewing his early life with its
severe hardships, he showed how
the indomitable spirit of the artist
•ould not be conquered. Success
■ame while he served as capell-
meister to Prince Esterhazy, a po
sition which he held for thirty
atid a time in which he
coni'posed masterpieces in unin-
errupted procession.
Though he was a genius,
lerformed boyish escapi
j'hich 'Dean Vardell delighted to
tell to his audience. He received
musical instruction 'besides
3 singing lessons. Counter
point and form he studied by him-
self.
Haydn’s musical form was the
most concise up to that time—a
c:rystallization of musical ideas.
As a great admirer of Phili'p
kniiuiuel Bach, Haydn took a vol
ume of six sonatas by that com
poser, studied, memorized, and di
gested them; and being thorough-
ly (iWtiro of both tlieii* strGiigtli
and their weakness, derived his
own perfected musical form.
Haydn’s work did have novelty ;
it was new and coherent, express
ing his own personality.^ In the
eighteenth century, which p
duced classic art, individual
pression was difficult. 1' orm a
emphasized at the expense of -
dividuality. Then Haydn broke
with this formalism and wrote
charming and delightful composi
tions, touched with the musical
•aditions of His Hungarian peas-
tit ancestry. The characteristics
f his race—good humor, charm,
and merriment—are the charac-
reristics of his melody.
The most delightful part of his
hour was that in which Miss
Read, Mr. Schofield, and Mr. Var-
dell in a perfect ensemble of piano,
violin, and ’cello performed three
of Haydn’s compositions. The fi^t
two numbers were trios, examples
of the sonato form in three move-
■nts. They were “Sixth trio
{Continued on Page Three)
HOCKEY CHAMPIONSHIP
GAME
The hockey season will reach its
climax on Wednesday, November
30. ..By that time inter-class games
will have determined what teams
shall play in the final champion
ship game to be held that after-
)on.
Arrangements have been made
to omit extended chapel on Wed
nesday, to have lunch served at
twelve o ’clock instead of one, and
to have classes completed by four
o’clock. Intricate preparation was
necessary to set a time when play
ers and spectators could be free
to attend the final championship
contest.
The hockey banquet, which fol
lows the game, will be the fall
highlight of A. A. entertainment.
It will be the occasion for award
ing trophies to the players and
the announcement of the all-Salem
Varsity.
Synod Elects Salem
Board Of Trustees
RESOLUTION OF SYNOD
Of special interest to the stud
ents and faculty will be the fol
lowing resolution unanimously
passed by the synod;
“That the Administration of
Salem Academy and College re
ceive the commendation and en
dorsement of this Synod in
difficult but far-sighted policy in
not reducing the curriculum in
these difficult financial days.”
Dr. Willoughby
Gives First Talk
Of Book Week
“Reading Maketh a Full Man’
Is Subject of Radio Address
“When Bacon said reading maketh
a full man, he meant that reading
makes a complete man,” said
Willoughby in her radio talk which
was given Monday night as the first
of a series of speeches sponsored by
the Chamber of Commerce during
Book Week.
Completeness can be gained only
through reading. Men are liberated
through the medium of the printed
page. Through books people get an
extension of life. Most people travel
little, meet few of the great, and
have only about seventy years
the world’s time, but through books
all time, life, and experiences
theirs. One can wander w
Odysseus, enjoy the beauty of Cleo
patra, and live with Themistocles.
The modern man needs to be
citizen of the world. He must rid
himself of prejudices. He can learn
about Russia through Tolstoi, N-
way through Knut Hamsun, and he
may gain an understanding of the
Chinese farmers through Pearl Buck.
The man of today inust be free from
unfriendliness. H. G. Wells says ii
one of his Utopias that the barriers
existing between nations will be
broken down by the extensive
books.
may enjoy abstract thought
at any time and at any place through
the books of such
and Bergson.
For those who wish to meet great
people there are the biographies.
(Jueen Victoria may be met through
I.ytton Strachey. One may search
the soul of John Keats with the aid
of Amv Lowell. Gamial Bradford
affords great interest with Damaged
Souls. Alexander Hamilton is made
real by Gertrude Atherton
book called The Conqueror.
The printed page brings romance
and adventure to those who read the
fictions of Dumas, Joseph Conrad
and Victor Hugo.
Elusive phases of thought are pre
sented through poetry. ' We may en
joy the poetry of past ages or we
may delight in the present day poems
in which the poets speak intimately
to us of our own time in our own
language. The Mystic by Rice pre
sents a modern problem of man
E. A. Robonson presents characters
such as Richard Cory while Amy
Lowell paints life with her Poem
Patterns.
Those people who want brilliant
social contacts may enjoy them at
the hand of Mark Twain, Stephen
Leacock, G. K. Chesterton and
Christopher Morley.
Through the printed page one may
enjoy a play in an easy chair. Shaw,
Miss Vera Falls Speaks
AtY.WX.A.Vespers
Student Speaker DiscUsses
Student Volunteer Aims
Sunday Evenng at Y. W. C. A.
Vespers, Miss Vera F’alls, a stu
dent at Greensboro College for
was the guest speaker. Miss
Falls, the secretary of the North
Carolina Student Volunteer Union,
chose as her subject the present aim
of the Student Volunteer Movement.
The movement is characterized by
two words—Student and Missionary.
In spirit it is student; in purpose,
missionary. It was organized in
irder to provide and carry out an
adequate program of missionary edu
cation ; to encourage well-qualified
students to become Christian Miss-
in foreign fields, and
nect these persons with missionary
boards then finally, to provide
fellowship that will interest students
!C in the missionary enter
prise and support of it.
This year the movement has
chosen for its motto, “Youths’ Cru
sade to the Sleeping Church.’
particuar aim of the North Carolina
unit is to send deputations to at least
500 churches in this state and to
awaken, not only in the churches, but
iniversally a new feeling of
iponsibility towards the missionary
movement which has recently suffered
great losses of both workers
money.
The meeting was made singularly
impressive by a cello solo, “Can
tilena,” by Gottcrman played by Mr.
Ernest L. Schofield, head of the de
partment of voice in the School of
Mus
Cercle Francais
Meets Wednesday
Afternoon
French Government Is Topic
of Heidenreich’s Talk
At the November meeting of Le
Cercle Francais, Mary Absher and
her committee were in charge of the
program. Refreshments were served
at the beginning of the meeting, and
there was informal conversation in
French.
Dorothy Heidenreich gave a brief
talk on French Government. After
her talk she asked questions
French, to which the members of the
club wrote answers. Zina Vologod-
sky won a toy elephant as prize for
the greatest number of correct
answers.
The members of one of the first-
year French classes were the guests
of the club for the meeting. They
sang French songs, and then the
whole club sang and told jokes.
Four Members Are
Retired—Five Elected
Students Express Thanks to
Board for Past Help and
Guidance
Students of Salem College have
exhibited during this week an un
usual interest in the Synod of the
Southern Moravian Church which
;‘cn in session, especially be-
tliis is the body which elects
the Board of Trustees.
Representative students hoping
that there might be no change in the
Board approached President Rond-
thaler during the Synod with the re
quest that, if possible, a change
miglit be averted. It was explained
that the Constitution of the College
requires the retirement at certain in
tervals of one-third of the members
of tlie Board of Trustees so as to
bring in, every tJliree years some
new Board personnel.
This year to the great regret of
the students the following members
of the Board of Trustees are by law
to retire;
Mr. Fred A. I’ogle, Head of the
Fogle I’urniture Co.
.Mr. Charles N. Siewers, Accountant
with Ernst & F'.rnst, nation-wide
firm.
The late Frank II. Fries, former
President of the Wachovia Bank
& Trust Co.
Mrs. Holt Haywood (Louise Bahn-
son), Alumna, formerly of Mont
clair, N. J. now of Winston-
Salem.
Mrs. Henry Shaflfner (Agnes Siew
ers)) Alumna.
These members are neces.sarily re
tired and they have all been very ac
tive in co-operating with the stu
dent life and with every interest and
activity in 'stud,ent problems. In
their place the following persons have
been elected;
T. Holt Haywood, cotton factor,
Winston-Salem.
. Clarence I.einbach (Margaret
Brickenstein, an Alumna).
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STUDENT RESOLUTION
The following resolution was
presented to the synod as an ex
pression of deep appreciation of
the services of the retiring mem
bers of the Board of Trustees by
members of the student body of
Salem College:
In behalf of the Student Body
of Salem College, the Student
Council wishes to thank the
retiring members of the Board
of Trustees for the faithful
guidance and kindly help,
which they as members of the
Board of Trustees of Salem
College, have given to us.”
Signed
Mary Katherine Thorp, Pres.
Mary Catherine Siewers, V.P.
Primary Proj ects Interest
Students Of Education
Guest Speakers Address Ex
tension Methods Class
Discussing interesting projects and
their value in primary teaching, four
teachers in the Winston-Salem City
Schools addressed the extension class
primary methods on Tuesday aft
ernoon at four o’clock. Other edu-
.students were present to hear
the speakers, who were Misses Ray,
3och, Pittman, and Rush.
Miss Ray presented a Dutch proj
ect, which was successfully eonduct-
in a second grade. A circus project
the second grade was explained by
iss Gooch, ‘wlio emphasized the
rrclation of this project with all
ibjeets taught in that grade. Miss
Rush discussed a fire activity in the
first grade, which included a visit to
the fire department and the building
!)del fire truck. On interesting
di.scussion was made by Miss Pittman
on a transportation project conduct
ed in the first grade. The project,
arose from a discussion of Christmas
toys and later led to a study of
methods of travel and transportation.
F'ach teacher explained the situa
tion out of which the activities arose,
calling attention to the de.sirability
of motivation from the pupils them
selves. 'Fhe materials and methods
were given in detail, and the results
were told. Every project was prac
tical and clearly conformed to the
laws of learning.
    

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