North Carolina Newspapers

    Page Two.
Wednesday, February 13, 1935.
Member Southern Inter-Collegiate
Press Association
Published Weekly by the Student
Body of Salem College
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Editor- In-Chief Cortlandt Preston
Associate Editors:—
Elizabeth Cray
Virginia Garner
Erika Marx
Feature Editors:—
Carolyn Diehl
Jo Whitehead
Senior Feature Editors:—
Mary Penn
Libby Jerome
Martha Binder
Margaret McLean
ColumnisU:— /r? i
Mary Elizabeth Reeves (Exchange)
Emma Wargo (Chapel)
Poetry Editor:—
Margaret Wall
Louise Freeman
Anna Ray Fogle
Mary Louise Haywoou
Gertrude Schwalbe
Martha Schlegel
Ruth Kuykenda.:
Sarah Ingram
Libby Torrence
Mary Mathews
Nancy Schallert
Mary Lib Dobbins
Margaret Calder
Helen Smith
Exchange Mgr Virginia Key CouncU
advertising staff
Martha Nolan
Virginia Fraley
Mary Daniel
Eloise Sample
Mary Coleman Henderson
Martha Coons
Eleanor Matheson
Louise Preas
Circulation Mgr w'
Asst Cir. Mgr Mary Ruth Elliot
“My work just worried me today
So that I couldn’t do my best
Until I liad this lovely thought;
The world can stand it if I rest.”
Once on a time there was a man
which had six daughters, one was
named Face, and one was named
Soap and one was named Charcoal.
jS’ow' one of the little girls had such
black hair that her father called her
Little Eed. The papa he wuz ride
on a three legged bycicle and Little
Red was ride on the hood so her pa
was call her Little Red Riding on
the hood. Now one day Little Red’s
mama was call her and telling her
that her grannia which lived in the
valley on yon hill was sick and could
not cook her some breakfast for
dinner so little Red must carry her
this basket of buckets for supper
(they wus related to the Goat fam
ily). So little Red wus put on her
little green ear muffins and start
over the hill to her granma’s in the
vally and they wus a old wolf (may
be it was the big bad wolf) aweb-
bing his way through the field and he
was a-spid-er and he asked her,
“Where am I going are you?” and
little Red was a-telling him that she
was carrj'ing her granma a basket
of buckets for supper on account
of she was sick and could not cook
her some breakfast for dinner, and
when little unsuspecting Red got
there she said, “Oh grandmaw what
big eyes you have.” “The better
to hear you with my dear.” “Oh
grandmaw what big mouth you
have.” “Tlie better to see you with
my dear.” “Oh grannie what big
ears you have” “The better to eat
you with.” and he was going to eat
lier without even saying the bless
ing but just then a bird walked in
(T guess it must have l)een Admiral
Bird), and hit the wolf over the head
with a pole (T guess it was tlie South
Pole). Xow my eliildren the moral
of this story is that a bird in the
bush gathers no moss. Xity nite.
I’. S.'—And mv last name ain't Stein.
Miss Likes
February may chill our toes but it
warms our hearts because it brings
ttirec anniversaries of pleasant im
port. Lincoln’s birthday is less of
a patriotic oceasion than it used to
be and more of a time for cherishing
the common human |ualities. Wash
ington’s birthday too, reminds us
of a figure who as years pass seems
to gain in stature and kindliness.
Shall we be thought irreverent if,
with these national lieroes we rank
Valentine, who slyly slips his special
event in between their birthdays^
Til his honor there is no closing o#
banks, shops, and schools. No need.
He is remembered at all hours of
day and night from cliildhood thro
sentimental teens to old age.
Our first recollection of Valentine
celebration was at the age when,
having tired of the Christmas doll,
we began early in .lanuary to haunt
Kresses in quest of boxes of \ alen-
tines to be made. After many tedious
hours we proudly o.vhibited the fin
ished product—a gluey, dirtied lace
heart with “,T Love you” laborious
ly iirinted across its red surface.
The real tlirill was yet to come—the
delivering. What was ever more
fun than slipping up on a playmate’s
|iorch, hastih' tucking the ma.ster-
pieee of a missive under the door,
and with a ring of the doorbell dash
ing away into the bushes?
Then came school days and the
gailv decorated Valentine boxes
stuffed with fancy, elaborately
versed greetings adorned with
plump, pink cupids and snow white
doves. In those days our chief con
cern was whether or not we would
get as many as Mary and whether
or not we would get as many
‘ ‘ bought ones ’ ’ as the teacher.
Following were the serious days
when we worried lest he would for
get the Valentine and the days when
we debated the advisability of send
ing him one and the propriety of
signing it “Guess Who?”
always very polite. Abrahanl was
forced to cut his expressions short
because of the scarcity of jyaper in
the Lincoln household. This lack
was a style-forming factor which
may account for the concise com- of his later writings.
As a lawyer, Lincoln was no
“hick.” Ho rose to the front rank
in Illinois. His common sense, his
shrewdness, and his effectiveness be
fore a jury won him fame. In the
“Duff” Armstrong case, he success
fully defended a murder charge by
using an almanac to refute testi
mony regarding moonlight on the
Tiight of the murder. Lincoln was
called in by the McCormick Reaper
Co. when it protested against in
fringements of its patents. This
case was tried in the federal court
at Cincinnati, and wiiile on this case
Lincoln suppres.sed his feelings when
snubbed by eastern attorneys. Later,
.ns President, he appointed one of
these—Staunton—to his cabinet.
Tn the election of 1800 Lincoln
did not rcceive a single popular vote
in ten Southern states. His own
county in Illinois voted against him.
He was chasen president by j)lur-
alities in enough states for electoral
majority but as for whole pojmlar
vote, he was a minority President.
When he was forming his cabinet,
Lincoln wished to include a repre
sentative from the South. .He ap
proached .lohn A. Gilmer of North
Carolina, but he was disappointed in
this. - •
During the civil war Lincoln
studied militarj- works, all about
strategy, campaign plans, battle
plans, etc. In 18(i2 he considered
taking the field himself.
Lincoln took- no regular exercise
as President. When under great
strian, as he was during the Battle
of the Wilderness, he could not eat
or sleep, and black rings were no
ticed under liis eyes.
.Abraham Lincoln’s mental relaxa
tion was found in humorous stories
and in the repetition of favorable
literary ])assages. The poem “Oh
Why Should the Spirit of Mortal
be Proud,” had a peculiar fascina
tion for him. Laughter was an abso
lute need of his harassed mind. His
People often miss a great deal in
life by gazing across fields and
mountains far into the distance—
so far, in fact that they lose sight
entirely of the beauty around their
own door, steps. Look around you
here in our own Salem campus. Do
you realize how many extraordinary
persons there are right here living
among us day by day? And have
you ever considered how very little
you actually know of many of the
people among whom you live — of
their experiences, activities, and in
One unusual person we should like
to help you know better is Miss
Likes. Many students see her only
as a neat, white-uniformed, business
like, systematic, and efficient nurse
at the infirmary. They appreciate
hor abilities and her services, but,
somehow, they fail to see her as an
individual who has lived a full and
extremely interesting life.
After completing her training at
Hlessing Hospital in Quincy, Illinois,
Miss Likes did private duty nursing
in Quincey and at Wenatchee, Wash
ington. From there she went to
Seattle where she did post-graduate
work in the Firland Tubercular Sani-
torium. Not satisfied with the above
fields of activity. Miss Likes spent
one summer in Juno, .Maska, at St.
Elizabeth’s Hospital, .luno, accord
ing to Miss Likes, is a very
l>lea.sant town, similar to American
cities, the Catholic hospital was an
excellent one, and the summer sea
son was extremlj- delightful. The
flowers and vegetables were par
ticularly luxuriant and In-autiful
throughout the entire season.
Returning to the United States,
she spent some time in Johnston
(Mty, Tenn. at the tubercular sana
torium, and then she returned to
Quincey varying her work by nurs
ing at the State Soldier’s Home.
Following a stay at the Hoi>emont
Tubercular Sanatorium in West
Virginia, Miss Likes retu/ned to
Illinois again, Ottawa this time,
where she was Public Health Nurse.
.\fter a period of nursing at St.
Cloud Hospital in Orlando, Florida,
she changed to school work at the
same place.
I’articularly interesting, as well,
was her position as nurse at the
Mountain Park Institute, Located
some fifty miles from Winston-
Salem, with which many students
are acquainted, There and at Crook
ed Oak School near Mt. Bethel, Miss
Likes rendered invaluable service
both to the students and faculty of
the schools and to the mountain
people themselves. Through her
excellent work in these two places
Miss Likes became known at Salem,
where she is now spending her fifth
Throughout her entire nursing
career, Miss Likes has given lier
whole self to her work. Even on
vacations, when asked she has will
ingly forgotten herself and filled in
to help friends. Altogether, she is
an extremely interesting and won
derful person—always ready and
eager to help and sincere in her in
terest and desire to enter into the
schools activities. Furthermore, and
not to be sneezed at either she has a
delightful sense of humor and her
supply of stories relating to her
work and experience is unusually
irge and varied.
Carolina is going to be honored
with the presence of several Sale-
mites next week-end. Mary Louise
Haywood and Peggy Brawlty, for
example, are going there for mid
Katherine Sissell has recently
been elected si>onser for Sigma Pi,
social fraternity at State College.
She and Marion Mitchell went there
some week-ends ago for mid-winters.
Miriam Sams departed last Satur
day night by going to Greensboro
for a Camp Yohnahlahsee reunion.
Ruth Norman will be spending
next week-end at State College.
Query: who comes to tawn to see her
everv week-end!
Ann Nisbet is going to play as a
guest artist at Lenoir-Rhyne in the
near future—of which more anon.
N. B.—Day Students; This is your
column. Please fill it well.
Margaret Sears, Virginia Thomp
son, Jean Robinson, and Garnell
Rainej- pointed high this week-end—
meaning tliey visited in High Point
Saturdav and Sundav.
Susan liawlings went over to Char
lotte to meet her family for the
Juniors were represented at the
“V” Conference in Greensboro by
Martha Schlegel and Erika Marks.
Wilda ^pent the week-end at liome
—wonder if Harold liad any thing
to do with her visit?
They’ve had a busy week-end,
those Freshmen and Sophomores!
Rebecca Brame spent the week-end
at her home.
Helen Diehl was Mary Hart’s
guest over Sautrday and Sunday.
Jane Boren spent Saturday night
at W. C. U. N. C. and attended a
camp meeting.
Marianna Cassell’s sister, Margar
et, spent the week-end at Salem.
Mildred Troxler got up at five
o’clocic Sunday morning in order to
s])cnd as many hours as possible at
Sara Katherine Thompson’s moth
er and father spent the week-end in
Jlary Coleman Henderson, Helen
Preas, Eleanor Matheson, Frances
Hodges Carrow, Helen Smith, Louise
.Mexander, and Idalyza Dunn went
out to Mary Woodruff’s Saturday
Frances Colo and Grace Parker
went out to dinner Saturday night
with Grace’s cousin.
Tee Little, Mavis Bullock, Titter
Daniel and Elouise Sample went to
a High School Basket Ball game
with Miss At Saturday night.
ilartha Nolen and Frankie Mead
ows swut Saturday evening at Carol
Virginia McConnel went out rid
ing Sunday afternoon.
Jo Reece had Aggie Brown, Nancy
McNeely, and Madeline Smith out
to see her on Sundav.
Etta Bert is having a difficult
time deciding which Bahnson, Fred
dy or Agnew, is better! While friend
Marianna Hooks rides out on Sun
dav afternoon with a Mr. .
Cordelia Lowery w'as out Sunday
but her escorts name isn’t known at
the moment! Later date maybe.
Bullock Torrence
Council Brown
Substitutes: Juniors—Wright.
Referee, iliss Biles.
enjoyment of rough jest is seen in
his fondness for Nasby and Artemus
Ward. His matter-of-fact secretaries
had to endure a chapter from Ward
as a {)reface to his reading of the
Emancipation Proclamation in cab
inet meeting.
The 3rd floor of Louisa Bitting
has becomt* the knitting circle of
Salem College. 7-9 of the inhabi
tants of said floor are going to daz
zle the college on Easter with their
“hand made” suits.
Laura Emily Pitts went to Dur
ham Sunday with her mother. (From
an Alice Clewell Window it looked
as though there were three h.andsome
boys with her mother).
Bessie Lou Bray, Frances Sally,
and Jane Ciow and three Juniors
whose names don’t belong here had
supper out at Jo Reece’s Sunday
night. Bessie Lou had to rush back
to Alice Olewell for a date which
awaited her there.
Marianna Redding wont out Sun
dav with lier sister.
Beverly Little spent Sundav at
W. C. U. N. C.
Was Pat heartbroken Saturday
night when she couldn’t accept a
certain date? Yes, sir! Was she
heartbroken Sunday because she
could? No ma’am. You tell ’em,
Washington was the goal of Cokey
and Bnshic this past week-end. Be
careful Cokey “Three times a brides
maid .... ”
Babbie sure is glad she had her
wisdom teeth while she was taking
exams. Now she is hoping that two
new ones will appear before final
Jane Williams sure did leave early
Saturday afternoon! Wonder what
the big attraction was in Wilming
ton—that even Mary I'enn and
Rachel Carroll should heed the
call ’ !!!!!
We wonder what excuse Martha
Binder gave the deans when she
went out to Mrs. Longs! Yea, we
Remember that saying “when the
cat’s away the mice will play!” Do
you remember it M. Ward?
.Tack Shaffner is still paying at
tention to Josie Chase in spite of a
poor Sophomore’s silent prayer.
Lillian Smith’s f:imily came up
It must be nice when someone
comes all the way from Kingsport
to Winston Salem to see one. Eh,
what? Helen Smith and liOuise
Lou Freeman has added one more
to her string of letter writers, one
more picture to her art gallery of
men. This latest addition is none
other than Robert Donat, the hero
of “Count of Monte Cristo. ” Could
he have mistaken Lou for .loan
Crawford? Ho singled out two other
young Salemites for his favor, Lelia
Williams and Louise Preas.
One jire-med. student in writing
Mary Frances Hayworth sent her an
aspirin to abate the shock of the let
ter. JEary Frances spent the week
end in the Infirmary. Did she talce
the pill or didn’t .she? That is the
Dot Moore’s mother was here and
so she has the up-to-the minute gos
sip on Curlee.
Betty Tuttlo went home to Leaks-
ville whereas Ann Vann and Julia
Leo Little went to Greensboro to
visit friends and relatives.
Sara Johnston couldn’t even fin
ish her supper last Sunday night—
the reason being a certain Ihvid-

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