FOUNDER’S DAY WELCOME ALUMNAE WINSTON-SALEM, N. C„ SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 1933. Number 15. Librarian Collects Works Written By Salem Students PuMication of Music, Literature Displayed Research Discovers Alumnae And Faculty Composers During its long period of service in education Salem College has pro. duced women of note in the fields of literature and music. Their positions, together with those oi faculty, compose a long list of cessful literary and musical works, a collection of which is now on dis play in the college library. Early in her term as librarian at Salem Miss Grace Siewers under took the task of making such a col lection. With the help and research of Miss Robina Mickle and Miss Mary Duncan McAnally and others a great number of the works were listed and brought together to the library, some of them for this dis play only, and others for permanent possession. Neither the list nor the collection is at all complete. An appeal is made, especially to the alumnae, to inform Miss Siewers of any compositions which should be added. Musical Publications The collection, which was arranged for Founder’s Day, will first be shown at the AJumnae Association meeting tonight, and will remain the library for several days. Works are arranged chronologically, accord ing to the year in which the author attended or taught at Salem. The musical composition bearing the earliest date is “L’Amitie Waltz’ by Lisetta M. Van Vleck, teacher of music at Salem in the years 1852- 1868. Miss Van Vleck published five compositions. During about those same years, 1853-1856, Mr. F. F. Hagen was director of chorus prac tice, also a composer of several choruses, an alma mater (1864), and the author of a book, Old Landmarks Scorpions Sting Nine New Members Tussd Secret Ordsr Receives Juniors And Sophomores Sting day on Tuesday brought nine new members into the Order of the Scorpion. In their mysterious manner the wearers of the Scorpi arm-bands pinned the forget-me-not upon the sophomores and juniors who were chosen, and handed them their sealed bids. The new members are: Jane Wil liams, Sarah Horton, Zina Vologod- skv, Courtland Preston, Margaret Mcl.ean. Elizabeth Leake, Marion 'Hadley, Mary Absher, and Betty Succeeding Mr. Hagen i: Edward W. Linebach wa {Continued on Page 'j 1856, M; professor hree) Dr. Rondthaler Head Of Community Chest Accepts Appointment as 1933 Chairman of the Campaign Appointment of Dr. Howard E. Rondthaler as chairman of Winston- Salem’s 1933 Community Chest was announced Friday, January 27. “Winston-Salem and the Community Chest agencies are to be congratu lated upon the acceptance of Dr. Rondthaler of this year’s chairman ship,” stated a spokesman for the special Chamber of Commerce Com mittee. The chairmanship of the chest re quires a good deal of sacrifice, and notwithstanding this fact Dr. Rond thaler has accepted the appointment. Many of the agencies in the chest have had the benefit of his active interest and efforts, and his services in connection with various organized and community movements have been farreaching and indicate a type of citizenship that any community can point to with pride. Active plans for the 1933 cam paign will get under way during the coming week. The necessary com mittees will be appointed and a study will begin of the financial service operation of each agency, and plans and dates for the 1933 cam paign will be agree upon. Local Alumnae Chapter Holds Meeting In Library Mrs. B. S. Womble Presides Tonight at Large Gathering Tonight following the after-dinner coffee which will be served ir I.ouisa Bitting Dormitory, there will be the annual meeting of the Wins ton-Salem Alumnae Chapter led by the President, Mrs. B. S. Womble. Guests at this meeting which will be held in the Library, will be the out- of-town alumnae, the faculty, the Trustees, and tile Senior Class. After the devotional, which will be led by Mrs. Charles Norfleet, there will be a word from Emily Mickey, President of the Senior Class, and news from the out-of-town alumnae by Anna Preston. There will also be news from out-of-town alumnae wlio are present. Dr. Rondthaler will The business part of the meetin; will include a report from the nomi rat'ng committee of the local chapter, discussions concerning the project of the movie camera, and general alumnae announcements. Mrs. Henry Freize and Miss Mary B. Williams will give a musical pro gram. After this there will be a social hour, the interest centering around an exhibit of Salem writings and books whicli Miss Siewers has ranged in the library. W B T Listeners Hear Salem College Broadcast Alma Mater is the Theme Song of Short Program I.ast night at eight o’clock a fa miliar voice was heard speaking clearly and naturally over Mis; Lawrence’s and every other radio ii the country—not Kate Smith, the Blue Bird of the South, not Bing Crosby singing “When the Blue of the Night—,” but Anna Preston, a last year’s alumna of Salem, who is now travelling secretary, as she announced a special program of Salem College talent, which lasted from eight o’clock I’.ntil eight fifteen. First came a duet, Alma Mater, sung by Misses Mary B. Williams and Adelaide Silversteen, accom panied by Miss Dorothy Thompson at the piano, which served as a theme song and was repeated again at the close of the entertainment. Next came a solo by Miss Silverstein, which was followed by Miss Wanna ^Lary Huggins. Miss Preston then gave a short talk, after which Mary B. Williams concluded the fifteen minutes with a solo. Following the final theme song there was a general clatter which the eager audience gladly took to be ap plause, but which we hope was not the radio receiving set suffering a nervous collapse from an overdose of home talent. Even if such were the disastrous effect, we are proud to know that Anna and Mary B. and Babs and Dot and Wanna have not only made their bows to a waiting radio public, but that they have brought to our college a prestige, pleasure, and distinction which they perhaps do not realize. Salem Today Celebrates Her 161st Anniversary State Papers Publish Salem Feature Article Two Students Write Story Syndicated to the Press Last Sunday three of the most widely read daily newspapers in the State carried a feature article con cerning Salem College, its history, traditions, and educational facilities. It drew the attention of hundreds of people to the fact that Salem is this year celebrating its 161st The article was written by Mary Louise Mickey and Josephine Court ney, and through the courtesy of Mr. Ritter, secretary of the Winston- Salem Chamber of Commerce, was sent to the Charlotte Observer, the Raleigh News and Observer, and the Winston - Salem Journal - Sentinel. Other papers will carry the article Rev. Jordan Delivers Founder’s Day Address Trustees Are Dinner Guests Of the Student Body WORSHIP PROGRAM IS PLANNED FOR VESPERS Prayer and Restful Services to Be Offered Sunday Evening A worship program has been planned for Vespers, Sunday, Febru ary 5. Margaret Johnson will play the prelude after which the leader will conduct the program with sponsive readings. Prayer will then be offered, followed by a violin solo by Margaret Schwarze. The entire meeting is planned to present a half- hour of restfulness and worship. TWO NEW EDITORS Two freshmen have been chosen to join the “Salemite” editorial staff, Sunshine Kirby and Garnell Rainey. While it is unusual to make additions to the staff at this time, these two girls were so much interested in journalism and have helped the paper so much that their writing ability was needed. Rosalie Smith, music editor, has resigned her position because of the heavy work of a piano gradu ate. - Her reports of musical events have been excellent. Y M,C.A. Leader Is College Guest At Lunch Dr. John Mottt Responds When Students Sing a Welcome The honor guest of the college at lunch on Tuesday was Dr. John R. Mott, president of the World Alli ance of Y. M. C. A. With Dr. Mott was his wife, who, with a number of other guests took her pL and Mrs. Rondthaler’s table. Those who were invited to meet Dr. and Mrs. Mott were Mr. and Mrs. T. Holt Haywood, Dr. and Mrs. J. K. Pfohl, Rev. R. Gordon Spaugh, and Mr. and Mis. George Fisher, and Mrs. Charles Siewers. Seated at tlie long table on the east side of the dining hall, the distinguished pany held the attention of all the Apparently unaware of the polite ly covered glances from the other tables, the party enjoyed what must have been highly entertaining con versation and Miss Stockton’s ex cellent food. Dr. Mott seemed con tented to listen to the delightful table talk of the college president, who sat at his left, interposing oc- c.isional remarks of his own, which provoked laughter from the other guests. His appearance bespoke friendliness and strength and a prop er balance of gravity and good humor, with wit in the foreground on this occasion. The kindliness of his manner, devoid of all brusque, ness, belied the fact that he has travelled much, seen much hardship, and now is pressed for time. “Stand up. Dr. Mott, stand up!” one table started to sing, and the others joined in. Then this man, who has visited sixty-six nations and who has spoken to audiences of many different nationalities under widely varying conditions, looked confused. Either in modesty Spring Registration Was Completed On Monday Registrar Announces New Course and New Ruling Registration for the spring term was completed between the hours of three and six on Monday, January 30. According to Miss Blair, regis trar, the process of registering stu dents and arranging eonpliets was done with comparative ease. For the first time a course was opened to freshmen who desired to enter the college at the mid-term for which a few new students register ed. For such a course there has been a demand in the past, and it seems to meet the demand of many stu- A new regulation, announced by Miss Covington, chairman of the tendance committee, allows each stu dent to be excused from classes for one out-of-town field trip each piester. A number of such trips planned. MUSIC STUDENTS GIVE GOOD PERFORMANCE Third Students’ Recital Features Music Hour Thursday afternoon in Music Hour held in Memorial Hall, the third students’ recital was held. The pro gram represented the piano, voice, and violin departments, and was as follows: Romance in A Flat Mozart Wilda Mae Yingling Estrellita Mexican Folk Song London Bridge Buzzi-Peccia Lucy James Eglogue Liszt {Oontimii-d on Page Three) PONG-PING The bell that rang at seven o’clock Friday morning, February 3, ushered in a day of particular significance. Founder’s Day celebrated the one hundred and sixty first anniversary of the birth of Salem Academy and College. During these years, for more than a century and a half, Salem has been rendering uninter rupted service for the welfare of the young women of this country. The first sign of the festivities were the flags along Church Street in front of Salem. At eleven o’clock. Rev. G. Ray Jordan, pastor of the Methodist Church at High Point, de livered the Founder’s Day Address. Rev. Jordan and several of the prom inent students at Salem were the guests of Dr. and Mrs. Rondthaler to lunch. From three-thirty o’clock until five the day students and their mothers along with the faculty and visiting alumnae were the guests to a tea given in the recreation room of the Louisa Wilson Bitting Building. At six-thirty o’clock the Seniors met their guests, the trustees, in the lobby of Main Hall, and escorted them to the dining room. Following the dinner each Senior took her guest to the Louisa Bitting Building where demit-tasse was served. In accordance with an old custom, the Winston-Salem branch of the Alumnae Association held its annual meeting at eight o’clock in the Salem College Library. Mrs. B. L. Wom ble, the president of the Winston- Salem chapter, presided. The meet ing was made doubly interesting by an exhibit arranged by Miss Siewers of publications written by former Salem students. The Trustees and members of the Senior Class were in- I'vited to this meeting. With a ping and a pong and a rah-rah the Stee Gees announce the big tournament which starts next Tuesday. Ping-pongers from the classes perplexity, he 'and the faculty will match their leaned toward his host and asked skill at baby tennis. And that li’m what to do. Immediately Dr. you! The whole thing Rondthaler pushed him to his feet, I winds up with a grand banquet and the students got what they February 15. Start practicing clamored for—a broad smile and a HOW. gracious gesture from one of the' (Note; The heading is not a typo- greatest friends of youth. I grapMcal error.) Inovations Are Made In Proctoring System New System Takes Call-Down Books From Proctor’s Doors In the house-meeting which was held on Monday night, January 30, in the recreation room of the Louisa Wilson Bitting Building, the new provisions of the Honor System were stated and discussed. The changes which have been made are a part of the attempt of the Student Council to make the Honor System of Salem College more effective then it has ever been before. Mary Katherine Thorp, who was in charge of the meeting, read the definition of the Honor System and the House Regulations. These regu lations were discussed in order that every student might have a clear un derstanding of them. The change which has been made is in the system of proctoring. Here tofore, each student has written down a record of her call downs and light cuts in the proctor’s book; un der the new system, each student is to report her call downs to the hall proctor who makes a record of them. In a meeting of the Advisory Board with the Student Council, the privilege of going across the street during the morning hours was con firmed and granted as a permanent privilege for as long as it is properly used. Mary K. Thorp reported that Dr. Rondthaler wished to congratu late the. student body on their co operation in the matter of taking one church cut a month without signing for a call down as has been previously done.

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