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• Felix Knight
• Library Adds Data
• Dehydrated News
• A A Offers Tournament
• Poster Workers Win Honor
• Dr. Vardell Talk on Music
WINSTON-SALEM, N. C, JANUARY 15. 1943.
Salem Poster-Makers Win War Honors
Four States Covered
By Moore and Whittier
Did you know that the Salem
College Art Department almost got
the Government “E” for its con
tribution to the war effortf It all
came about when Mr. M. J. Mc-
Auliffe, Director of the Fourth Civil
Service Region covering North
Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia,
Maryland, and District of Columbia,
told Mr. Kenyon of the great need
for men and women in the field of
Civil Service. Mr. McAuliffe then
asked Mr. Kenyon if he would have
•lis students of Studio Art design
^ poster to inform the public of
this immediate and vast need. So
through the artistic talents of Bar
bara Whittier and Betty Moore a
poster was designed^ and accepted.
The poster is headed with a sample
of Gregg and Pittman shorthand,
and underneath is asked: “Can you
transcribe this?” Incidentally, when
the poster was sent to Washington
for approval, three secretaries were
called in to transcribe the shorthand,
just to make sure it wasn’t Japan
The poster will be displayed on
the bulletin board in the library.
Mr. Kenyon has announced that
there will be more posters made,
and we praise the Art Department
for their contribution to the import
ant war effort!
Library Adds Data
On Women’s War Jobs
The following material on War
Jobs and Volunteer Services for
Women has been assembled in the
■ Library and is now ready for cir
1. Meyer: Needed—Women in
Government Service. Sketchy in
formation about the work open to
Women in various branches of gov
ernment service. Useful as an in
dication tff the scope of the civil
service field, rather thanfor definite
data. Contains sample examina
2. Ayling: Calling All Women.
Comprehensive survey of the work
American women can and are doing
in the war emergency.
3. Baiming: Women Tor Defense.
Serious appraisal of woman power
and its usefulness in this war. The
author discusses the woman’s part
in the first World War, in other
countries during the second World
War, and in the TJ. S.
Pamphlets and Leaflets:.
1. Women’s Work in the War (XI.
8. Women’s Bureau Bulletin.)
2. Your Questions as to Women
in War Industries (U. S. Women’s
MAY HE HAVE A DANCE?
Even if you haven’t a date for
tomorrow night, stags will be wel
come at the formal dance to be
given in the gym by the Signal
Corps School boys. The dance, spon
sored by the I. R. S., will last
from 8:30 to 11:45. Music will be
by the nickelodeon, decorations
will be patriotic and refreshments
will be served. Receiving will be
Doris Nebel Beal, head of I. R. S.,
Miss Lawrence, Charlie Linville,
and Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bond
from the Signal Corps School.
Sorry You Went?
A French film, “Jeunes Filles de
Paris,” was presented Thursday
night by the French Club. The
feature-length movie was a film of
Parisian life and had shots of ac
tual buildings, monuments, and
streets. There was French dialogue
throughout the picture.
In addition, a short American
comedy added humor.
Or Glad You Did?
Two films, “Strange Gods of
India” and “Synthetic Rubber,”
were sponsored at' Salem College by
the Esso Marketers Wednesday,
The first, a travel talk in techni
color, featured ancient temples in
Ceylon and India, sacred statues of
historic deities, fascinating me?th-
ods of worship and self-torture^ and
customs and economic problems of
Synthetic rubber, one of the
most promising discoveries of
twentieth century chcmistry, was
the theme of the second film. In
this was explained the complicated
process of the development of syn
thetic rubber in the Esso Labora
Major General Carl A. Spaatz
has been named commander-in-chief
of new Allied air force in North
Africa. U. S. bombers have con
tinued mass attacks on German
communications and supplies in Tu
nisia, destroying railroad yards and
oil storage tanks. French forces
have captured a strategic mountain
pass in Tunisia. Axis air bases
near Tripoli have been bombed, de
stroying 34 enemy planes without
loss of single Flying Fortress.
American fighters destroyed oil
stores on Burma Eoad. New ad
vances were made into Jap held ter
ritory on Guadalcanal. The Navy
announced sinking of aircraft car
rier Hornett on Oct. 26 in Battle
of Santa Cruz Island; also 3 cruis
ers and 7 destroyers identified. U.
S. bombers cut vital communications
line in Burma, destroyed bridge on
Irrawaddy river near Mondalay.
On Tuesday, the United States at
Washington, and Great Britain at
Chunking, signed treaties with Chi
na abolishing aU their extra-terri
torial rights in China. P-T boats
scored hits on two, possibly three,
Jap destroyers off Guadalcanal. Be
lieved that U. S. forces on. Guad
alcanal are preparing for large scale
drive to wipe out isolated Jap
troops still on island.
Russians are gaining all along
the front. Have recaptured 6 Cau
casian cities along road to Rostov,
advancing 112 miles in 18 days.
Reds captured German conceniratioi
camp and released Red civilians held
Flying Fortresses and Lockheed
Flying Fortresses and Lockheed
Lightnings have continued raids on
Europe this week with raids upon
Nazi targets in North France and
Holland. Docks and shipping at
Naples blasted and the Essen area
of Ruhr industrial center.
President Roosevelt asked for
109 billions in war budget. U. S.
government protested to stationing
of El’te Guards around quarters of
interned American civilians at
individualsotlK etaoi shr shr cmfw2
Lourdres, France, and report that
they are to be taken to Germany.
Further bans on pleasure driving.
Argentine government requested the
German government to withdraw its
naval attache formally charged with
FELIX KNIGHT STEALS HEART
OF [NTERVIEWING REPORTER
A. A. Offers
After such a successful hockey
season, sport enthusiasts are delight
ed that the badminton and ping
pong tournaments will begin direct
ly after exams. Having exercise
more strenuous than folk dancing
will be delightful.
As yet all entrants have not
signed up, but enough have to as
sure some very spirited competi
tion. Those signed for badminton
are Normie Tomlin, Rosiland Clark,
Caroline Bennett, Cameron Donald
son, Joy Flanagan, Carlotta Carter,
and Coil Nuchols; with Katherine
Traynham and Normie Tomlin, Joy
Flanagan and Ceil Nuchols also en
tering in the doubles competition.
Caroline Bennett, Lois Wooten,
Martha Sauvain, and Carlotta Car
ter have entered the ping pong
tournament and quite a few more
are expected to enter.
Judging from the people who will
play, the games should be far
above average. Now is the time
for those of you who think games
too strenuous, to enter the ping
pong tournament; and for those who
think games too slow, to enter the
badminton tournament. It is also an
excellen escape frm thinking what"
a miserablei mess you made on your
exams so come one, come all; or at
Jeast watch your more eneregetie
friends if you are indisposed.
Does Real Well, Too
Promptly at 7:30 we crept in the
stage door of the auditorium. There
stood two little men in tuxs talk
ing together and apparently having
a fine time all by themselves. We
hesitantly walked towards them —
looking from one to the other and
wondering if either of them were
Felix Knight or not.. Finally, after
many questioning glanccs, the little
man with the ‘ ‘ Pete Impish’ ’ ex
pression pointed to the other one
and sighed, “That’s him.”
We shifted our glance to the 5’-8”
man with green twinkling eyes and
long black lashes. In a mock gegt-
Dr. Vardell Talks
Of Music vs. War
NOW’S YOUR CHANCE
TO CO AND LEARN
POSTURE’S THE THING
Susie Slump, Mazie Slouch and
Jenny Amble-Along chrnge quickly
when they see themselves as others
That’s an established fact at Sa
lem College where the new mirrors
and the rearranged physical educa
tion program have accomplished re
sults that can be seen by the most
casual observer. Under the new ar
rangement a portion of this period
is given to limbering-up exercises
and calisthenics. Special emphasis
is placed upon posture, and how to
sit stand and walk correctly.
'The full-length mirrors installed
in the gymnasium were bought with
prize money awarded Salem for
sports pictures. These were made
by Albert Oerter, who at the time
was business manager for the col
(Ed. Note: Since the Moravians
are having a Lovefeast on Sunday,
at 5:00 p. m., the Salemite publishes
the following . . . hoping to clarify
certain points about the origin and
the meaning of the celebrated cus
On one bleak November evening
in 1753 after a Communion service,
many people in Harrnhut, Germany,
lingered and either prayed or dis
cussed Brother Grube’s condition or
Sister Dober’s cooking. Realizing
that nobody wanted to go home,
th(eir leiader. Count Zinzendorf,
went to his manor house and brought
great quantities of food to the peo
ple. As Zinzendorf saw them en
joying the meal, he remembered the
Agapae, or the “meal in conamon^
of the early Christians. (In the
olden days, after the Apostles had
communed, they frequently ate their
meals together). Zinzendorf ex
plained all this to the people, who,
incidentally were delighted. And
there began the first Lovefeast,
which is a favorite and distinctive
See—^LOVE FEAST—Page 3.
Thursday afternoon at 4:00, Dr.
Charles Vardell, Jr., gave a most in
teresting lecture on “What is the
music student’s place in the war ef
fort!” Dr., Vardell began by say
ing that everyone was now asking,
“Is what I’m doing right now any
good in the war effort t Can I be
of any nse to my country by con
tinuing my musical career?” In
war time, music makeb civilians
more patriotic—it stirs and touches
their hearts and even their pocket-
books. Music makes one commun
ity conscious. For example: a com-
mnnity-sing or a concert. Music en
tertains—we all must have “our
lighter moments” in the midst of
this war, and music can help give
much-needed escape from reality.
For our soldiers, music is one of
the most vital parts of their life.
It keeps their spirits high and
takes their minds off of things that
would make them unhappy.
What has all this got to do with
the music student! Musicians can
work with, the U. S. O., can organ
ize community concerts and vic
tory sings can help train bands and
choruses, and can take part on ra
The latter is one of the things
that Salem Music School has done
for the war effort. Foi the other
parts that the music student might
play in the war. Dr. Vardell pre
sented an outline of objectives for
the second semester.
The choral ensemble and Glee
Club will make a specialty of learn
ing and performing patriotic songs,
both in concert and on the radio.
Also, the Choral groups 'Will serve
as a “laboratory” for young con
ductors; so that they might have
See—MUSIC HOUR—Page 3.
ure of grandeur, he made a low
sweeping bow and said, ‘ ‘ Felix
Knight at your service, mam.” Then
he laughed and that cleft in his chin
deepened considerably. He looked
at us closely and told us that there
was nothing to bo afraid of and
that he would be only too glad to
answer some questions for us. At
that point of the game, we became
most embarassed; for, as wo told
him, it was our first real interview
and we couldn’t think of a single
thing to ask him. He grinned and
Felix Knight was born at Macon,
Ga. When he was five, he moved to
Florida. It was there that he won
his first singing contest. The prize
of $15 was used to buy his first
pair of long pants. When he was
See—FELIX KNIGHT—Page 4
W^AT: Slpanish Club.
WHEN: Tonight 7:30 p. m.
WHAT: Signal Corps Danee.
WHEN: 8:30 Saturday night.
WHAT: Love Feast.
WHEN: Sunday 5:00 P. M.
WHERE: Home Morarian
WHAT: Rev. Turner.
WHEN: 10:20 Tuesday.
WHAT: Mr. Weinland.
WHEN: 10:20 Thursday.
WHAT: Reading Day.
WHEN: Friday, January 22.
WHERE: S^em College.
WHAT: A Registration.
WHEN: Feb. 1, from 2:00 to 6:00.
WHERE: Salem College.
WHAT: Badminton Tournament.
HEEN: Sign on bulletin board.