WINSTON-SALEM. N. C.. FRIDAY, DECEMBER
Number 1 1.
Glee Club Heard In Splendid Recital
SCENE FROM THE FANTASY
Above is a scene from the Fantasy
last night in the Concert Knsemble
“In An English Garden” presented
MR. HOLDER ATTENDS
MEETING DEC. 3-4
HOME EC. SPONSORS
FRESHMAN PLAY IN
“Old Peabody Pew” Pre-
Salem stud'nts otuI to.'ichors wero
eavesdroppers at a meeting of the,
Boreas Society in a one-act play,
“The Old Peabody Pew,” given at
oxpanded chapel on December 10.
The jilay, which was under the di
rection of Dr. Pearl Willoughby, was
presented by the freshman dramatic
“The Old Peabody Pew” by Kate
Douglas Wiggins was a story laid in
a village church in Edgcwood, Massa
chusetts, about the end of the nine
teenth century. The action began
with a meeting of the Dorcas Society,
.1 group of widows, wives, an,d thirty
year old spiniaters, gathered for the
purpose of sewing, cleaning pews,
eating, gossiping, and talking about
married life. Nancy Wenworth
came back to the church after the
meeting .and met Justin Peabody, her
lover, whom she had not seen in ten
years, lie proposed to her, and she
consented to a life with him in a
three room apartment in the West.
Those who took part in the one-act
drama were Agnes Ijoe Carmichael as
Mrs. Baxter, Eve Tomlinson as Mrs.
Burbank, Elizabeth Norfleet as Mrs.
Miller, Sara Harrison as Mrs. Sar
gent, Margaret Holbrook fis Widow
Buzzle, Bettie Jane Nalley as Miss
liobelia Brewster, Sara Burrell as
Miss Marie Sharp, Elizabeth Tuten
as Miss Nancy Wenworth, and Eliza
beth Sanford as Justin Peabody.
GLEE CLUB TO APPEAR IN
RECITAL AT RALEIGH
STUDENTS OBSERVE IN
Twenty-five students from the
Education Department spent De
cember 8, in Greensboro. Here they
observed class work and manage
ment in the Curry School, Woman’s
College University of North Carolina.
The group included: Rebecca
Brame, Dorothy Burnette, Carolyn
Byrum, Virginia Carter, Christel
Cates, Ruth Dickieson, Helen Diehl,
Louise Freeman, Louise Orunert,
Mary Prances H.ayworth, Helen
Jones, Helen Kirby, Josephine
Klutz, Mildred Krites Katherine
May, Virginia Neely, Ruth Norman,
Corrino Pate, Josephine Ritter,
Jeanette Sawyer, Anna Leak Scott,
Virginia Sisk, Helen Smith, Eliza
beth Torrence, Louise Wurreschke.
They were accompanied by Miss
Charlotte Jackson of the Academy,
and Mr. McEwen.
Concert To Be Given
TIio (ilof Club of Snicni (College
will give a concert in Italeigh on
Saturday night, December 12. This
concert will include choral numbers,
harp and vocal solos, and also a part
of the opera, “Martha.”
The s«ene of the opera begins in
Queen Anne’s Court in London. All
of the actors will be dressed in late
18th century costumes. Miss Harriett
Taylor has the title role. Miss Fran
ces Watlington takes the, part of
Nancy, and Miss Jane Rondthaler,
the part of Sir Tristan.
The group will be entertained at
a Iiuffot supper at five o’clock Sat
urday afternoon by Mrs. James A
llartne.«!S, president of the .Vlumnae
Association, after which they will
present the program as a feature of
the meeting of the Alumnae Asso
Members of the concert ensemble
are: Misses Marjorie Porter, Louise
Grunert, Marjorie Crisp, Elizabeth
Tuten, Harriet Taylor, Virginia Mc-
Nenny, Edith Rose, Margaret Long,
Rose Siewers, Catherine Walker,
Katherine Ledbetter, Rosalind Dun
can, Jane Rondthaler, Kathcrin
Sneed, Mary Tenner, Betty Jane Nal
ley, Doris Taylor, Ann Watson,
Katherine Swain, Shirley Livengood,
Dorothy Blair, Muriel Brietz, Hannah
Teichman, Juno Here, Frances Britt,
llelou Savage, Wilena Couch, Emma
Lou Noel,Mary C. Nelme, Emma B.
Grantham, Catherine Brandon, Jose
phine Lea, .\nn Nisbet, Laura E.
Miss Katherine Riggan, Miss Vir
ginia Thompson and Mr. Clifford Bair
will accompany the girls to Raleigh.
HISTORY CLUB MEETS
Dr. Anscombe Speaks
The History Club met Thursday
afternoon in Louisa Wilson Bitting
Building. Bernice Mclver, the presi
dent presided. Dr. Anscombe spoke
interestingly about the popes at
Avignon and of the .scandals that
occurred when there were three popes
who did not recognize each other.
He also told of his trip to Avignon.
Session Held in Raleigh
Mr. Edward Holder of the Hist-
tory Department attended the meet
ing of the State Literary and His
torical Association, held in Raleigh,
December 3rd and 4th.
The first session was held at the
Woman’s Club, with the following
Invocation by Rev. John A.
W’right, Christ Church, Raleigh.
An address by the President of
the Associatirfn Mr. William T. Polk
A highlight of the meeting was a
talk by Dr. A. M. Arnett, W. C.
U. N. C., Greensboro. Mr. Arnett
discussed a book to be published soon
which will contain the papers of
Claude Kitchin relating to the
In the Friday morning session two
papers were presented: “The His
torical Records Survey in North
Carolina” by Dan Lacy; “Charles
Osborne, Quaker Abolitionist” by
Ruth Keteing of Durham.
Book reviews of North Carolina
books and authors of the year wa.s
given by Archibald Henderson.
In the business meeting that fol-
Jowod. I>i’. \\’. 'r. Ij.'ifU'ado of ]>ui*-
ham was elected president.
Mr. Holder and Rev. Douglas
Rights were guests of the .\saocia-
tion at luncheon on Fridav.
Meeting At South Peurk
The second in the series of Home
Betterment Programs sponsored by
the Katherine Jane Hanes Home
Economics Club foi; the P. T. A.
group of South Park School was
given Wednesday afternoon in the
“Sallio Southern” room at Southern
Dairies. Miss Lalya Tucker, presi
dent of the club, gave a talk on the
general food requirements essential
to the body. She discussed salads in
particular, touching on their com-
po.sition, what they do for the body,
and also how to make attractive new
salad.s. There was an exhibit of
attractive salads which the club
girls planned and fixed.
Mrs. Edwards, hostess at the “Sal-
lie Southern ’ ’ room gave a very in
teresting illustrated talk on milk and
the calcium needs of the body. She
showed by an excellent exhibit what
amounts of different vegetables
would be necesisary to provide as
much calcium as is contained in one
cup of milk. She also had other
exhibits showing the composition of
milk and ice cream and the process
by which vitamin D is added to mill:.
After tho mooting, Mrs. Kiwnrds
served the guests President’s Pud
ding and wafers.
MUSICAL EVENT DIREC
TED BY CUFFORD BAffi
Sponsored By Y. W. C. A.
The (^)ucert Ensemblo gave its
first performance of tho year Thurs
day evening under the direction of
Clifford Hair. The program was
sponsored by the Y. W. C. A.
The first group included:
.■\ letter, postmarked Iloslyn
Heights, was eagerly received on tho
Salem Campus the other day. It
came from a house called “Green
Escape.” Who but Christapher
Morley, could have thought of such
a delightful nnmo for his home! He
says in part;
I got back from a strenuous trip
late on Thanksgiving Eve, and this
Sunday I have to go out again,
though not very far: only to Chi
cago, Detroit, Toledo, etc. — all dull
yankeo towns, and undreaming of the
glamour of your l)lesscd Salem. Even
in those compassioned hours, I could
devine something of your lovely old
college: tho boxwood hedges by lov
ers leap; tho adorable ladies in their
Moravian dresses; tho Silvery Shiver
in tho bell-note; tho blend of books
and stained glass in tho library —
and so ranch, much more.
[ had all sorts of swell adventures
on tho train. I wish there were
time and chance to describe them:
even to. discovering that it was the
birthday of Mr. Pleasants, the brako-
man; that came from Guilford and
we had a mutual friend, a Guilford
boy who spmt a year in college with
me up in Pennsylvania.
As Ohristmus nears I shall think
affectionately of the place where the
Star still shines and wish 1 could
see tho Putz under tho tree. Please
know how grateful I was and am,
to you all; for the generous parcel
of souvenirs you mailed; for all tho
kindness of President and Mrs.
Rondthaler and the Blairs: for every
gay and sweet look and gesture to
the a.stonished alien.
Tell Dr. Rondthaler to warn his
guests not to fall backwards down
the steps into the guest-room when
they emerge slippery from tho tub
I didn’t, but might have I
Good luck to you all; as the Irish
poet said, “A blessing trotting be
fore and a blessing running be
MOZART CLUB PRESENTS
Prominent Soloist In
The Mozart Club of Winstou-Saleni
l>resented the Christmas portion of
Handel's “Messiah” Sunday, De-
ceml>er 0, in the hMrst Baptist
Miss Dicio Howell, who has had
association with Ossip Gahrilowitch
of tho Detroit Symphony Orchestra,
with Hr. Frederick Stock, Chicago
Symphony, and with Albert Stoessel,
director of Now York Oratorio So
ciety, directed more than 100 sing
Soloists for the concert were Miss
Ruth Velverton Bird, soprano, of
New York and Charlotte; Miss Mary
Bennett, Contralto, of I’incinnati;
Mr. Paul Curtis, tenor, of New York,
and Wilson Angel, bass, of Winston-
Salem and Richmond.
Mr. Dwight Steerc, head of the
])iano and organ department of Coker
College, llartsville, S. C., played tho
difficult organ accompaniment.
Tho program, the fifth consecutive
annual production by tho Mozart
Club, attracted a large audience.
*'Voro ' Ijolti
“ fa These Groves” Purcell
“ Pence” Williaiiis
This group was sung by the newly
organi/el glee club of fifty voices.
Tho soiprano solo [Hirts were suiig l>y
Harp interludes wi?re improvised
^TH CLUB HAS
The Math Club celebrated Christ
mas with a i>arty Wednesday the
ninth at 7:30 in the Recreation Room
of Louisa Bitting Building. Many
games were played among them
“Murder,” “Laughter,” and “Spin
the Bottle,” Louise Frazier present
ed everyone with a slip of jmper on
which was written a stunt for her
to do. Tho prizes, huge packages
gaily wrapped, contained the refresh,
ments. Mr. and Mrs. Curlee were
present, and Mrs. Rondthaler was
guest of honor.
by Ana Nenbit.
Tho gleo club sang as an encore
“The Silver Swan” by (Jibbons.
The second group of Christmas
numbers was coiu|)«)od of;
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