i' Volume XXXIV
. Miss ,M. ,E., A. Boultwood, senior
woman lecturer in education at the
University of Leeds, England, spoke
in chapel yesterday on the topic
“Comenius and the Moravian Tra
dition of Education.”
In her speech. Miss Boultwood
showed through the principles of
Comenius, an early Moravian edu
cator, the advancement of the Mo
ravians in the field of education.
The early European Moravians
believed that both boys and girls
should be educated and that learn
ing should be made enjoyable.
Miss Boultwood gave some of the
lessons which can be derived from
the thoughts of Comenius, such as
the idea of being internationally-
minded without being disloyal to
our own country—in the light of
the knowledge which God has given
us to enjoy and share.
She also. explained some of Co
menius' ideas concerning education.^
These were: the use of universal
'• books, the establishment of unive#’
sal Colleges, and the use of a
, She concluded by s a y i n s' fha|^
Comenius also realized that^^bplie)
must learn to get along to^eth^’
and must learn certain conv/nfiio^:
in order to exist. 4
Miss Boultwood, who is onlthe
campus aS thb Rondthaler Ee'c|dc^
ship speaker and in Amerka oh
A. A. U. W. study grant, \fas ifitr"
duced by Dr. Ivy M. Hixo'ltA 1 ,
While on campus, Miga^feoult-
wood has made talks to
,''ulty and students on topii
centered around the edu
the Rennaissance and the
of modern education, as vyell
tending varies social acft^^i(
The Board of Trustees of Sale^i
College and Academy held a lunch
eon meeting at 12:30 p'.m. on Thurs
day in the.xlub dining room.
The purpose of the meeting was
reorganization of the Board follow
ing the election of new members
after the recent meeting of the
Dr. R. Gordon Spaugh is the
chairman of the Board and Mr.
William F. Shaffner, Jr. was re
Rev. George Higgins was named
Fifteen new trustees were seated.
Those new trustees elected by the
Synod of the Moravian Church are:
Rev. Vernon Daetwyler, Charles T.
Vance, Jr., Robert E. Shore, C. L.
Ray, Ralph Spaugh, Graydon Pleas
ants, Alton E. Pfaff, Dr. Herbert
Spaugh and George G. Higgins.
The latter three are members of
the Provincial Elder’s Conference.
Three are alumnae nominated by
mail ballot of the Alumnae Asso
ciation. They are Mrs. Charles
P. Howard of Boston, Mass., for
mer Secretary of the Republican
National Committee and now
deputy administrator of the Federal
Defense Administration for a three
year term; Mrs. Courtney Mauzey
of Charlotte, president of the Alum
nae Association for a two year
term; and Miss Sarah Turlington
of Washington, D. C., personnel of
fice for; the Atomic Energy Com
mission for a year. term.
Three npn-Moravian trustees
elected by the board are: Mrs. John
C.' Whitaker, Mr. Ralph M. Stock-
ton, both of Winston-Salem, and
Marvin R. Robbins of Rocky
The meeting was cornpleted by
the selection of the executive fin
ance and building and grounds com
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, December 1 1, 1953
e Christmas Spirit Comes To Salem Wit
P'ftrm Judging, Coming Of Santa, Open House
By Laura Mitchell
£ Christmas spirit is in the
,nd the Salemites are wasting
time in creating Christmas
r throughout the dorms.
“Each dorm is in the process of
g decorated for the dorm deco-
n contest to be held next Mon
^yeryo^e is in a dither over the
;B^st (place for holly and where to
h^V-^ike, “How can we get
tree balls ?” and
d^n’l knock the manne-
\ ' '"'v. V'
semble, the Hom6'’'M‘0raviEhi__^^h|
Adult Choir and ’’f^^ured
will present their amtajM
service of Christmas musjfc
p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 13
Home Moravian Church.
Mr. Paul Peterson will
tor of the combined choTrs.
Ros^ Kapp will be organist.
Tire following program will
Hymn—O Come All Ye Faithful
Come Holy Spirit Bach
As It Fell Upon A Night Davis
Balulalow (Ceremony of-
Carols) ’ Britten
Jesu Bambino -- Pietro Yon
Charles Medlin, cellist
He Shall Feed His Flock
(Messiah) - Handel
Pat Mevane, mezzo-soprano
Come Unto Him (Messiah) ....
Barbara White, soprano
A Christmas Message in
Scripture and Song
Combined choirs and solos
Rev. James C. Hughes, narrator
A Christmas Prayer
Dr. R. Gordon Spaugh
The Lord Bless and Keep You
The I. R. S. is sponsoring the
contest. Sally Hutson is the chair
man of the project and Mary Anna
Routh is co-chairman.
Jean Shope, I. R. S. president,
suggests that the cost should be
kept low on the decorations, since
this will also be considered in the
judging and that, in accordance with
the Winston-Salem fire ordinance
rules, no artificial snow, crepe paper,
lighted Christmas trees or other
inflammables may be used.
The dorms will be judged by Dr.
Gregg Singer, Margaret Vardell,
Dr. Dale H. Gramley, Mrs. Marion
Lewis Avera and Ann Hughes.
Prizes will be awarded on the
I basis of originality and creatj
„.At 8:00 p.m. Sairtg....
' The traditional Senior Christmas
Vespers will be held , at 7 :fX) p.m.
this Sunday in Memorial Hall.
This program resembles the Mo
ravian Christmas Eve Candle Ser
vice. This custom is derived from
the early church’s Feast of Lights.
The candles are dressed in red
paper frills. Mrs. Dale H. Gram-
ley and tlft faculty wives dressed
It is believed that Christmas
Vespers at Salem originated in the
days when students were unable to
go home for the holidays.
This year invitations have been
extended to the trustees, thp sen
iors’ parents, the academy students
and faculty and the college students
and faulty who will share in' the '
Moravian Christmas spirit before
leaving for home.
The Rev. Thomas C. Bryan,
pastor of the Lee Memorial Pres
byterian Church, will give the
Christmas meditation. The invo
cation and scripture will be given
|by the Rev. Edwin Sawyer, chap
lain of the college and professor
Long Ogburn, president of'
ith| ^nior Class, will lead the pro-'.'
'Xegsicm of seniors and their sopho-
I jnqre-^pages info the auditorium.
The 'seniors will be seated on the'
stage. The congregation will join
l^g^ing the processional and in
,sfi|#Mia carols during the service,
^l^^^mors will sing “Silent Night”
W tn^p^enior carol.
Behf^s in caps and gowns and
thi^irl pages dressed in white,, will
‘-4isf|ibuj:e the candles to every mem-
,6er of the congregation while Mar
garet'Vardell plays an organ inter-
^ , T jinipT marshals in white evening
I. R. S. will give an informal op^ regalia will assist.
K After the candles have been dis
ced, “Morning Star” a tradi-
' p.:' ..f' / Moravian Christmas hymn,
Wi^be sung antiphonally by the
'seniors and their pages.
visit the campus and herald ^erjr-
one to him by ringing the ’i^s|
bell. After everyone assembles ,1^
the court-yard between Soutlx.and'
the Day Students’ Center, Sdnta
will announce the winning dec^ai
tions and present the cash prizes. |,
Immediately . following this, .^1,6
house in the Day Students’..Cenlifr.,
cm/'Spencer, Ofen Ch
res’ky and Dr. Dale
^re contestants this week on “The
Big Show Off” sponsored by B-Jax
and The Hotgate, Palimonion John
The program was presented at
Salem College under the auspices
of the Day Students’ Association.
In addition to a trip to the North
Pole to see Santa Claus for his
favorite girl, Lucy, Mr. Spencer
won a party dress and a play suit
with a sand pail made by Rears
and Soebuck. A fetching little pet
and a doll for him and Lucy to
play with were also gifts.
Mr. Sandresky won for one of
his lady friends a trip to Chapel
Hill where they will stay at the
Hotel Shock overlooking Hogan’s
Lake. In addition to the trip Mr.
Sandresky won Evening at Hill-
crest Perfume and a skunk coat.
The honor contestant was Dr.
Gramley who won for his favorite
girl, Carolyn, a trip to the Amazon.
There they will spend a week In
the tallest tree house in the jungle
and go water skiing on the Amazon
The Senim-- ■'/la
’ Th^ ^sejiiorSfi c;
f^ny’'S e afor
ill start out
nade the entire
'ther 'j)laices they plan to visit
; jTlf homes of Dr. Howard
iJifoftdthaler, Dr. Fred Leinbach, Dr.
Samuel Pfohl, C. S. Starbuck,
Bishop J. Kenneth Pfohl, Rev.
dwin A. Sawyer, Rev. R. Gordon
Spaugh, Mrs. Ruby J. Pfohl and
Dr. Dale H, Gramley.
The class will also sing in front
pf the Corner Apartments, the
Belo Home, Main Hall, the Aca
demy, the infirmary and all campus
Miss Evabelle Covington, head of
the Department of Economics at
Salem, was one-of the six teachers
of economics in North Carolina
selected to attend the Central
This seminar is being held Dec.
9-12 at the Federal Reserve Bank
of Richmond, Va. Miss Covington
will be among 23 teachers of money
and banking and . related subjects
attending the meeting.
The program, first ever held at
the Richmond Reserve Bank, will
give teachers a close-up, inside view
of what the Federal Reserve Bank
and the Federal Reserve System do
and how and why they do it. Those
attending the seminar will hear dis
cussions of the theory and practice
of monetary policy from several of
the top men in the field.
Plans for the Christmas Banquet,
which is being held at 6:00 p.m.,,
Tuesday, Dec. IS in Corrin Refec
tory, have been completed. This
announcement was made by Pat
Marsh, junior class president.
Approximately 500 guests have
been invited to this formal dinner
which is given annually by the
juniors in honor of the seniors. The
guests will include students, faculty
and families, and chairman of the
Board of Trustees.
Dr. Howard Rondthaler will offer
the invocation. Pat Marsh will
greet the gqests and Lu Long Og
burn, senior class president, will
give the response.
Dr. Gramley will speak after
dinner, and Margaret Vardell and
Ann Myers will offer special music.
Santa Claus with his bag full of
gifts for the faculty children is ex
pected to arrive about 8:00 p.m.
The banquet will conclude with a
program of Christmas carols sung
by the dining hall staff.
Committee chairmen for the ban
quet are: Jane Little, chief mar
shal; Bobbi Kuss, programs;
Carolyn Kneeburg, invitations; Sue
Jones, seating arrangements; Sara
Outland, gifts; Betsy Liles, Sally
Reiland and Mary Anne Raines,
poetry; and Nancy Florence, musk.