March 31, 1944.
Tlie whole school has been buzzing
recently and everybody was popping
—to find out the other’s plan for
Siunt Xight. It was certainly a
howling success—our deepest ap
preciation to Mr. Holder for bring
ing his friAid along to entertain
us . . . please Mr. Holder, keep in
contact with your friend—what
with Junior-Senior coming up and
Oh, woe is “Mac”. Bobby is home
again and cuts are pitefully lackin>'
since she utilized the better part
of them vvlien she was liome last
time'. She has taken up a cute col
lection only to learn they have to
be your own. 1 repeat “oh, woe."
Mary Hunter Hackney left on a
Thursday last week for Wilson.
The occasion—brother (Lt; in Air
Corps) was home. He met her in
Chapel Hill . . . Huniiumm! Answer
to a praycT.
Betty Hancock hit Wilson last
week-end too. .Johnny’s brother was
home—good substitute . . . well, in
the family, you know.
Barbara Watkins w'ill be off for
the Holidays to see the beloved
George Bead. Good time to ya!
Polly and Snyder will head up
Xorth to the big city . . . tell us
-ill about it, after its all over.
Mary Gordon has been bestowed
with various and sundry gifts from
Italy—wish we had a friend! Helen
Bobbins has received an invite to
Annai>olis for June Week. Jeanne
Hodges may be going up April 15th.
Big Operatiors in our midst! Bet
Harris is making plans with Wink,
Senora, Large Dog Wooten, Luke
and some others. It ’11 be good, we
know. Marguerite Worth was excit
ed over that certain Major Andrews
w'ho took her out to dinner Monday
night. She’s working on the “higher
ups”—we’d like to even have a 4F-er
or even a Pvt. Betsy Stafford is go
ing home with Mary Miller for
the holidays. There will be more
girls ,up North this Holidays than
down South . . . t’ain’t fair. Eocky
Mount holds great promises
for the Holidays too— Helen
is taking Ruth Maxwell, Edith
is taking Lou Stack, Farmer is
taking Betsy, Mollie Boseman js
giving ujj the fair city to visit
Adele in New York.
Kitty Miller certainly was lucky
when an “old flame” showed up to
bring her back to school last Sun
day night. Too bad she had to ex
pose him to Salem snakes!
“Akey Kincaid’s ring is one
of the prettiest! Eeally! Eb called
her and stated he had a surprise—
what a surprise—we’d like to have
one of a similar nature. She' plans
to buy her trousseau w'hile home for
the holidays.' Bill Hudsbeth seems
to be enjoying himself dating all
the Clewell girls since he and Mary
Lib are-well, you know, what
liappeMed? Marie Griffin and Jane
Lovelace—why sisssssss! Lil Camp
bell has taken to carrying Jack's
picture around everywhere—must
What has happened to JoefCarol
used to keep his picture on the
dresser—now it occupies the left
hand side of the waste basket. Tch-
Eva Martin seemed to add another
male to her list last week-end. It is
rumored that name is Tommy but
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“Eva Belle” hasn’t said much.
“Bushy” Scott was all smils last
week-e'nd when “Wes” showed up—
its’ a return trip this weekend. More
powder to the gal! “Connie” Scoggins
really hit the jackpot last weekend
when her brother called from over-
so'as and a cute Marine from C.hapol
Hill paid Eeedsville a visit.
Speaking of painting the town,
Margaret West and Henrietta Wal
ton really did Morganton up right
last weekend. You should hear the
tall tales they are relaying. Ask
them to te'll you full details.
Ann Sauls is gong to Atlanta
for ‘ ‘ zo beeg time” to meet Lamar
Gudger. How about her? Nell Den
ning is having D. E. Ward to Jr.Sr.
What would “Henie” say. Lillian
D a t o n will also make an ap
pearance in .\tlanta for the holi
“Gudger” is worried because an
old' beau has come on the scene
and is in calling distance for Jr.-Sr.
and she’s already invited somebody
else. Just imagine. Sounds perfect
ly pre-war. Mary Ellen Byrd has
finished another Radio Play—con
grats to her.
What’s this we hear about a ghost
on second floor Clewell who can’t
play anything liut “Pomp and Cir
cumstance ” — change the Strain
please! Peggy Bollin is seeing a
lot of Joe . . . why Pescud . . ,
where’s your power?
Aileen and V. V. are still up on
the seniors as far as mail is con
cerned?! Overseas service seems to
be pretty good . . . from all ap
We might say that tho' Frances
Elder is a Southern girl and a
l')aughter of the' Confederacy, she
wears Union Suits judging from
that nifty one she wore in Stunt
Night. Elaine Loving took off to
Carolina last weekend and reports
a wonderful time with Charles.
Emma Mitchell and Anne Love went
to Ealeigh, fun, huh? All of Leh
man is going home with Dodie for
Spring Holidays—what a house full!
Emily Harris and Lib Barhardt are
going to riorida for the holidays
to see certain chums of theirs.
Sullivan went to Charlotte last
weekend—marooned in Statesville—
three hours away from Johnny—oh
woe! Booty took Janie, Coit, and
Bunny to Eeidsville and “Keimy”
and' Margaret Riddle went home
with Connie. The joint was jumping.
Margaret Huckab.ee and Rosemary
Cleveland went to Black Mountain.
Salem now owns a twothirds in
terest in all the bus lines—and why
Now we come to the close but
w"o remiml you poor dears who are
struggling with rainy weather and
term papers of this comforting little
verse from Tilton.
‘ ‘ Once in Persia reigned a king
Who upon his signet ring
Graved a maxim true and wise . . .
Solemn words are these are they:
Even this shall pass away.”
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Best Current Books
Mrs. A. B. Stroupe of the Carnagi(“
Public Library reviewed current
books in the Salem Library on Thurs
A council made up of the leading
authors, edi '.ors, and publishers have
made up a list of books for' war
time reading. On their list of Im
peratives, books vital to the war
effort, there w^ere only two books;
William L. White’s They Were Ex
pendable, and Into the Valley by
John Herahey. IMrs. .Strou])e pointed
out that of the list of new books
published the non-fiction ones far
exceeded the fiction.'
She also brought out the fa'ct that
among the head of the Best Sellers
are several religious liooks. t)n top
of this list we find On Being A
Real Person by Harrv Emerson
F’osdick. Others in the rclgious field
were: Keys of tie Kingdom by A.
J. Cronin, whicli has been at tho
top of the list for four years, Song
of Bernadette by Franz W ;rfel,
Lloyd C. Doublas’ The Kobe, and
The Nazarine by Sholem Asch.
After Mrs. Strotipe gave a resume
of books in general she gave a
short review of five of tlie best cur
rent books. They were; A Tree
Grows In Brooklyn, The Walsh Girls,
Indigo, A BeU for Adamo, The Road
Sisters' House Celebrates
The Sister’s House celebrated the
159th anniversary of its founding
today. In recognition of the occasion
Dr. Rondthaler held a short program
in front of the building at 1:30.
He gave a short account of the his
tory of the building whose propo
sal was brought up in the orgiginal
Moravian colony. The purpose of the
building was to provide a home for
the ‘single sisters” of the colony.
Since that time the Sister’s House
has become a part of the Salem Col
lege campus. It has, however, serv
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the church as well as 'a part of the
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■Pew people can be on the Salem
College campus for more than
twenty-four hours without seeing
the cheerful, smiling face of Kather
ine Boring Rondthaler. Mrs. Rond
thaler does not have a “job” here
at Salem, but she is one of the
busiest persons on the campus. Her
official title is that of ‘ ‘ President’s
Korn in tho Quaker atmosphere
t)f Philadelphia, she attended th'?
Frienils School,' then continued with
studies in vocal and instrumental
music, later studying ^at the Phil
adelphia School of Pharmacy.
Mrs. Kondthaler has never been
South before she married and came
to Salem thirty-five years ago, (on
July 8th, 1909). Dr. Rondthaler, son
of Bishop Eondthaler, followed Dr.
Clewell as' president of Salem.
Many changes can be noted since
Dr. and Mrs. Rondthaler first came
to Salem. First and foremost, al
though called Salem Academy and
College the school lacked accredited
recognition at that time. Also there
was a .Junior School connected
with it. The students’ ages ranged
from five to twenty-one years.
Many of the old teachers were here
at that time, including the Misses
Lou and Sally Shaffner and Miss
Lehman, after whom Lehman Hall
What Mrs. Roml'thaler likes es
pecially about Salcftn is its lovely
landscape. The planting has .been
a special interest of hers. Her hob
bies and interests are varied and
diversified. She is well-known as'
a church worker, serving as Superin-
tendant of the Printary Depart
nient of the Home Church Sunday
School. She is also a noted club wo
man in the community, having been
the first president of the Winston-
Salem Woman’s Club. She belongs
to numerous other clubs, but Mrs.
Rondthaler’s main interest is the
girls here at the college and
academy. She has a wonderful
memory for faces ami names, but
insists that to her the girls are not
just names but a gre'at variety of
' Among other things, Mrs. Kond-
thaler is the general supervisor of
the numerous Salem traditions, keep
ing the yearly calender for the
Academy and College. Having a x>er-
sonal interest in the domestic sit
uation, she meets once a week with
the houskee'per, dietians, laundry
manager and superintendent of
Dr. and Mrs. Rondthaler have four
children, who seem to keep as busy
as their parents. Theolore is the
Superintendent of Schools at Clem-
men,s, Ed'ward is in the advertis
ing business in Neiv York, Elizabeth
Rondthaler Pfohl is assistant per
sonnel director of Atlantic Mutual
in Wall Street, and Jane is Program
Director of the U. S. ().. ait iSTorfolk.
The Rondthalers have
Mrs. Rondthaler, as First Lady
of Salem, has won the hearts of all
her girls, lu Red Cross Surgical Dres
sings Room, or at her stately Senior
Class Dinner, her hospitable, graci
ous and charming personality is un-
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