VOL. XIII. WINSTON-SALEM, N. C„ SATURDAY, JANUARY 21, 1933. Number 14. Speaker Interprets Political Situation In The Far East Discusses Relations > Between China-Japan Dr. McNeill Poteat of Raleigh Interesting Guest Speaker Salem College and Academy heard one of the most interesting and brilliant addresses given this year at Wednesday expanded ehapel. Dr. Edwin MeNeill Poteat, Jr., one of a well-known and extraordinary fam ily of tins state and pastor of the Pullen Memorial Baptist Chureh at Raleigh, was the guest speaker. Ilis subject was “Relations in the Far East.” Dr. Poteat stated.that the conflict between China and .Japan is not, as Arthur Brisbane declares, a struggle tries, which, if left entirely alone, will be settled in five or ten years. The statement is false because the two nations are not of one family and are in no way closely related. Their customs, Tnorals, manners, background, and their psychology are all different, and are results of long years of gradually formed culture. The clash is between two great ])syehologies and traditions, and un- 'til'the situation is really understood, no settlement can be made. .Japan grew. Dr. Poteat continued, from a small, unimportant, insular .s'ettlement to be the third greatest military power in the world. When she opened her nation to intercourse with the world, between 1850-1870, extreme militarism and nationalism were prevalent. She began to send students abroad to study to Eng land, Germany, and France. These students had been cut off, or rather surprcssed from the world. Hence tliey were suspicious and always on the' defensive. The Culture of Ja pan bore the marks of the suppres sion of militarism. Their culture and psychology were brought about by interior conditions and the state of mind of the Japanese people. On the other hand, China was a great mainland. The elements of her psychology were exactly opposite from those of Japan. Great areas were settled by various peoples, In dians, Manchurians, etc. At least six different racial strains are to be found in China. All the people found accomodations in whatever section they desired. They were protected on one side by the Gobi Desert, on on by the Himalaya Mountains, and on the other by the sea. Therefore they found no cause for fear, de fense, and suspicion. The apex of Chinense culture lay in the arts of the scholar, in urbanity, in philoso phy. Nor was theirs a studied cul ture; it, loo, resulted from the state of mind. ^ ^ Le Cercle Francais Meets Wednesday “Authors” Feature of Program I.e Cercle Francais met Wednes day afternoon at five o’clock in the re«-eation room of the I-ouisa Bit. ting building. A few moments v pleasantly spent in F'rench conye tion, aft(-r which Matilda Mi Nina Way Credle, and Margaret Ward served delicious tea and sand wiches. Then Le Cercle enjoyed a good game of French “Authors’ wliich concluded the meeting. Next Week Given To Mid-Year Examinations Regulations Necessitate Blue Cards for Blue Books This year the system of obtaining blue-books for examination use is dif ferent from that of former years. It is necessary that each student make a deposit of twenty cents at the Book Store and receive a card which she must present to the teacher in charge of her examination before she can receive any blue-books. Students are expected to attend their examination as scheduled imless lirevcnted by illness. In case of a sufficient excuse ])resented to tlie attcndaiu'c conunittec, a student w'ill be given another opportunity to take Exams begin on Monday, .lanuarj’ 2.‘ird and continue through Saturday, the 27th. Monday, January 30th is registration day, and classes begin on Tuesday. All students are re quired to register on Monday ,30th between .‘J and 6 P. M. Richard Crooks Is Civic Music Artist Opera Artist Well Received At Concert Mr. Richard Crooks, tenor of the Metropolitan Opera Company, de lighted his audience of the Civic Music Association in a concert Thurs day evening at the Reynold’s Audi torium. He is an artist of unusual talent and great popularity, and in this concert his many encores proved that was well received. As a wliole his program was light, vary ing from an Aria from Massenet’s “Manon” to Lahotf’s latest lyrie. With charming informality Mr. Crooks announced his first number, which was not listed on the printed program, a group of three songs by Handel. This was followed by four selections from Schubert’s “Die Schone Mullerin,” sung with feeling and clear enunciation of the German. His excellent accompanist, Mr. Phillip Evans, played two piano solos followed by an encore, all of them brilliant in technique and of the modern school. The most effective number on the program of the tenor was the aria group, in which he first sang “Le Rcvc” from “Manon” by Massenet, a soft and delicate aria expressing dreams and pathos. It gave an portunity for the beautiful pianiss- 17)10 of Mr. Crooks’ voice. The oth er aria was from Verdi’s “Rigoletto”, “Questa o quella,” which was dra matic. Responding to the applause, the artist sang a new song written by Lahof, “Only My Song.” His last number was a group of HEARS OWN VOICE Mary B. Williams stood in the Music Building- last Wednesday beside the new victrola, listening to her own voice. Though Mary B. stood with her lips -closed, her companions could distinctly hear '"’le favorite “Moon Market” and “I Love You Truly,” both accom panied by Miss Dorothy Thomp- They were Victrola records, made on Mr- Schofield’s recording machine. At his home she made six of them, proving that her so prano voice records beautifully. Mr. Schofield plans to record the voices of other advanced pupils. Favorite Shops Of Salem Give Spring Previews Early Preseasonal Showings Bring First Breath of Spring In the spring a young man’s fancy may “lightly turn to thoughts of love.” but we of the feminine sex turn eagerly to fashion sheets and showings. Our final goal may be the same but were a bit more subtle about admitting it, please. You’ll excuse us If we seem to rush the season, but it so happens that spring is our weakness. Won’t you join us? We’ve been poking around in our favorite shop.s—delv ing deeply into the art of “just look ing.” It’s easy to see that we high ly recommend this gorgeously ex hilarating pastime - - w’hen you’ve sailed through exams with flying col ors and all is smooth sailing with a rolling sea and an immense patch of cloudless blue tlu-re will be time enough. Speaking of colors, I find blue is flying at the head of the mast. Sos- nik’s proclaims the glory of Siren blue—don’t you adore the name?— with, but that’s another ston'. The prize jewel of their first collection i.s ‘a suit of sheer wool in square weave, in the new grayish beige and rich tan. On the full length coat, border ing the three-quarter sleeves are crescents of beige and tan fox—it quite takes one’s breath away. It is a certain thing that we were sadly worsted in our encounter with s])ring suits at the Ideal. They fair ly exude spring. One especially, a sheer wooly affair of monotone beige has the mo.st captivating sleeves, beige fur on on enormous puff that begins and ends, oh, so gracefully, between the elbow and the_ wrist. And one in a glorious golden yellow, simply enormous at the shoulders. Everywhere we went we were told that things were beginning to trickle in. At Craven’s we ran head-( tliose “Martinettc” knitted suits of wool and boucle, a sure promise of perfect things to come. At the Darling Shop were those glorious “all-day” (Iresses that arc always Three Pictures For Salem Memory Book Miss Pres’^on Interviews Three Salem Alumnae The first picture should be done in oils and framed in heavy portrait style with gold. The background is dark and full of purple shadows streaked with green reflections from sunlight seeping through one drawn blind, but the dim room is fresh and clean. The dark mahogany table to the left is glowing darkly from frequent polishing, and the glass on a large framed photograph of a smil ing grandson placed beneath the lamp on the table shows no trace of dust. The room is old but there is none of the mustiness and dampness that often comes with age. The at mosphere is quiet, serene, unhurried, and probably sweet with the smell of old books and pine fir logs. All this you see wTth the second glance. Your first interest is focussed by amber sunlight flooding the right center and lying like a pointing fin ger across the maroon rug on a fig ure in the foreground. With the sun touching her crimped white hair and glaring on the back of the Hickory newspaper which she is reading, sits a lady. She is dressed in black and white; she is thin and wrinkled; she is old, over one hundred years old,! but not yet old enough to look thor-' oughly grown-up. Her blue eyes are full of twinkling lights. She reads the Society Page and Fashions with her glasses pushed far up on to)5 of her head so that there will {(Continued m Page Three) Plans For Founders’ Day Include Many New Features Vocational Director Addresses 3 Classes Dr. Woodhouse Holds Con ferences on Short Visit The vocational ditfictor of Salem. Dr. Chase Going Woodhouse, was busy at her duties on this campus all day Wednesday and Thursday. Her time was completely filled with per. sonal conferences and lectcres. Al though Mrs. Woodhouse made no ad dress to the entire school, she plans tinuc personal conferences and to address the school in chapel. On TIuirsday morning Dr. Wood house addressed -the sociology class, besides a number of visitc on tlie subject, “The Effect of Our Technological Changes on Family Life.” At twelve o’clock she spoke to an economics class on “Factors Effecting Wages.” Her third talk was to a sociology class on the sub ject, “Report of the President’s Committee on Social Trends.” All the talks were enlightening and based on current conditions, facts, and fig- Dr. McAlpine To Speak At Vespers On Sunday Returned Missionary From Field in Japan The Y. W. C. A. is indeed for tunate to have Dr. McAlpine guest speaker for Vespers on Sun day evening. The noted speaker, wlio has recently returned from tivc work in the mission fields of Japan, has a large and varied back ground of experience from which to select the material for his speech. Since his return from abroad, Dr. McAlpine has made his home in Winston-Salem. All of the people of the vicinity have been making de mands for the extraordinary talks of the interesting missionary. Never has he been known to fail to meet the expectations of his friends. The students of Salem College will be •, ery glad to learn that they will ■have the opportunity to hear on Dr. McAlpine’s inspiring addresses. There is not one girl who can afford to miss the service which will take place in the recreation room of the Louisa Wilson Bitting building Sunday a-t six-thirty o’clock. Besides the talk, there will be other appealing features. Among these will be the special music which tlie choir will render. Everyon asked to co-operate with the Asso ciation by entering whole-heartedly into the program. THIEF ROBS CAR Late news, but exciting: While dining with the Chief Justice of the State Supreme Court in Ral eigh, Dr. Rondthaler was robbed •of several “white elephants” in his car, which was parked on the capitol square. He does not re gret the loss at all, because noth ing was stolen mor& valuable than a broken razor. ‘ ‘ Two things I gloat over, ’ ’ said the wicked prexy. “One is that the thief cut his hand on the broken window, and the other is the book which he stole: “Why We Behave Like Human Beings.” I hope he reads it. ’ ’ Trustees Will Be Guests Of The Student Body Gala Celebration Planned to Commemorate Salem’s Founding Salem College and Academy will celebrate the anniversary of the founding of the institution on I'ri. day, February 3. Since 1772, one hundred sixty-one years ago, Salem has been rendering uninterrupted February third has been desig nated as the day to celcbrate Salem’.s inspiring past. Tlie expanded ehapel hour will be changed from Wednes day to Friday in order that tlu^ .sj)cakcr will have extended time for the Founders’ Day address. In the afternoon the day students and their mothers will be the guests at a tea given in the recreation room of the Louisa Wilson Bitting Building. The apex of the day will be the dinner at six-thirty o’clock honoring the trustees. Each trustee and her husband or his wife will be the guest of a senior. During the dinner each trustee will be introduced to tlie student body by the president of the senior class. Following the dinner the Seniors will take their guests to the Louisa Bitting Building, where coffee will be served. At eight o’clock the Winston- Salem branch of the Alumnae Asso ciation will hold its annual meeting in the Library. Mrs. B. S. Womble, the president of the Wjnston-Salem Chapter, will preside. To this meet, ing the trustees and the Seniors are invited. Founders’ Day at Salem -will gain additional publicity through the courtesy and co-operation of the management' of station WBT at Charlotte, North Carolina. From this station Thursday evening, Feb ruary second, Salem’s most talented musician students will present a mus ical program. Miss Anna Preston, ’32, Field Secretary of the Alumnae Association, will be the announcer. Furthermore, in the Sunday edition of several of the leading newspapers of Southern and Eastern United States, there will appear on the Sun day following Foundjys’ Day, a syn dicated article featuring Salem, il lustrated with views of the campus. Following the teachings of John Amos Comenius, an educational lead, er of the Moravian Chureh, the Mo ravian settlers founded a school, Salem Female Academy, immediate- (Continued on Pat/e Two) Day Students Conduct Service of Music Beautiful Sunday Vespers Are Well Attended The Sunday evening vesper serv ice was conducted by day students in the recreation room of Louisa Bitting Bulding. One of the most l)eautiful programs of the Y.W.C.A. calendar was presented by talent from Winston-Salem at this worship Opening with a prelude played by Virginia Thompson, the program was entirely musical. Mary Mills sang two sacred contralto solos. A string quartet, composed of George Diekie- son, first violin; Margaret Sehwarze, second violin; Rebecca Baynes, viola; I.ucy Wagoner, cello, played a beau tiful selection. Devotional was conducted by Mary Louise Mickey, who lead in prayer. Cliarlotte O’Brien read the scripture lesson. After the closing Y. W. C. A. watchword, the musical service was concluded with the choral amen by the choir.

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