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WINSTON-SALEM, N. C, FRIDAY. MARCH 12, 1937.
SPRING ELECTIONS NOW IN PROGRESS
SCHOOL OF MUSIC
Presented at Fairview
On March 11, at 4:00 o’clock the
students in the Public School of
Muaio of Salem College presented a
most unusual and interesting “De
monstration Program” with Misa
Nancy McNeely’s Pupils in the sec
ond grade of Fairview School as
performers Miss Nancy McNeely
opened the program as she directed
the children in two songs Miss Ber
tha Hine then asked the children to
sing ‘ ‘ Moo Cow Moo ’ and give back
to her the true tones she sang to
them. Miss Mary Douglas Tinnin
presented staff rotation and led the
children —> the song ‘ ‘ Feathers. ’ ’
Misa Shirley Livengood played many
different rhythmic pieces on the pi
ano and asked the pupils to interpret
the rhythm by skipping or walking
or running. Miss Dorothy Lashmit
then led the children in the reading
of new songs.
A most interesting sketch “A
■Shopping Trip” was next directed
by Miss Nancy McNeely who was
at the piano. Candy peppermint
sticks hung down in the window in
the candy shopper to which came four
little shoppers to buy for the lady
many different colored suckers. The
Ballon man quickly gave the candy
man great competition by the selling
of Balloons about which he sang aft
er he removed his pipe. The Chief
Baker and four little bakers who
composed the rhythmic band then
presented gay and lively entertain
ment for the shoppers.
The entire program was as fol
1. Songs familiar to children
“Open, Little Eyelids”
“I Felt So Very Cross One Day”
—Nancy McNeely directing
2. Tone work — Bertha Hine
a “Moo Cow Moo”
3. Presenting staff notation of a
1“ Feathers ” familar song from
Mary Douglas Tinnin
Typical situation—children should
know the song with words, “loo,”
and syllables, also the meaning of
“phrase;” they should be able to
sing any phrase at random which
teacher calls for. Children should
not have seen any musical notation
before; should not know note values,
staff, clef, etc.
Actual present situation — these
children have had this lesson before,
and are fairly familiar with notation
of this song and several others like
it. Lesson is here presented in re
view, to show process of teaching
4. Rhythm play
As Miss Livengood played, she
asked the children to march, run, or
skip according to the music.
5. Beading new songs
. Situation — children have never
seen these songs before, but have
seen the notation of several familiar
songs and have read one or two oth
er new songs from books.
6. Sketch—“A Shopping Trip”
Nancy McNeely directing
1. Candy Man
2. Balloon Man
3. The Chief Baker and 4 Little
This delightful and unique musie
hour was in charge of Miss Mayme
VIRGINIA LEE EDITOR
New Head of Student Gov
ernment From Fayetteville
Dorothy Hutaff, of Fayetteville,
was elected president of the Student
Government Association for next
She has been house president of
Alice Clewell dormitoryand secretary
of the junior class this year. She
was recently elected to memliership
in the Scorpions.
Dorothy is a science major. She
lias served on the Athletic Council
for two years, as manager of golf.
She is interested in Y. W. C. A.
She succeeds Ethel Highsmith, also
Virginia Lee of Kinston, daughter
of Mrs. Ina Mae Lee, was this week
elected editor-in-chief of Sights-and-
Tnsights. She succeeds Jane Crow
She is at present the associate edi
tor of the annual and has been quite
outstanding in other college activ
She has been a member of the Ath-
letio Council for three years and has
shown interest in a number of sports.
She is a member of the May Court
for a second time, this year, and is
a senior marshall for the third time.
Sho has been active in Y. W. C. A.
VIOLIN RECITAL GIVEN
Miss Hazel Horton Bead, head of
the Violin Department in the Salem
College School of Music and a group
of her students presented a lovely
program in the chapel hour yester
day morning at Salem Academy. As
the opening number Eichberg’s
“Concertante” arranged as a violin
ensemble for three players was play
ed by Miss Katherine Snead, Miss
Christine Dunn and Albert Blumen-
. Miss Bead then gave two solo num.
bers, the first “Andante” from the
Spanish Symphony by Lalo and then,
in modern style, “Horo Stoccoto”
by Heifetz, arranged by Dinicu.
The famous violin composer, Eich-
berg, was again represented in the
closing number, “Andante.” This
was arranged for four violin voices
and played by Salem College stu
dents previously heard on the pro
gram, Miss Snead and Miss Dunn.
Miss Virginia Thompson accompan
Being confined entirely to the vio
lin the program was of particular in
terest to lovers of this type of music.
Great aprpecaition was expressed by
the Academy audience to Miss Read
and her students.
ELOISE SAMPLE CHOSEN
AS 1937-38 SALEMITE
LENOIR HIGH BAND
MATH CLUB MEETING
The Math Club will meet next
Wednesday, March 17, 1937, at 7:30
P. M. in the Recreation Room of
Louisa Bitting Building. All the
members, particularly those who
have recently joined are urged to
come and hear Mr. Curlee speak on
The Magic Square. ’ ’ He will prob
ably explain some of the arithme
tical tricks which were displayed re
cently in chapel. After the meeting,
refreshments will be served.
The Lenoir High School Baud ap
peared in concert in Memorial Hall,
Friday, February 20. The baud of
eighty-five musicians was under the
direction of Captain James C. Har
The following program was given:
“Flirtation March” (Sousa);
“Hands Across the Sea March’
(Sousa); band flute solo “Offer
toire” (Donjon), Frances Stone.
“The King of France” from “The
Three Quotations” (Sou.sa) band
Brass quartet, “Wendouree” (Hu
me) Gus McLean, cornet; Charles
Haymaker, cornet; Walter Carpen
ter, French horn, Harry Martin, bari
tone “Moorish Dance” from
“Aida” (Verdi), “Mother Goose
March” with stage properties and
sound effects (Goldman), band.
“Echoes Fi'om the Metropolitan
Opera House” (Tobania) band.
Xylophone Solo, “On the Woodpile”
(Bruer), "Bobbie Croker.
“The Three Trees” from “Spring
Maid” (McNaughton), monologue,
Boston Lackey, with band.
Woodwind Ensemble, “Country
Dance” (Beethoven) Boston Lackey,
flute, Francis Magill, oboe; Bobbie
Hill, Clarinet; Bill Moore, French
horn; Maealda Austin, bassoon;
James Magill, bassoon.
Finale from “F Minor Symphony
No. 4” (Tschaikowsky) band
The Star-Spangled Banner. ’ ’
March Lenoir” written by T. H.
Lasey and dedicated to the band and
to Mr. Harper.
was junior editor of the “Sale-
mite” for this week. Florence
Joyner wjll edit the paper next
Florida Girl to be New Head
Of College Paper
Eloise Sample, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. J. if. Sample of Fort
Pierce, Florida was chosen this week
by both staffs of the Salemite to be
their editor for 1937-’38. She will
succeed Sara Ingram of Winston-
In her three years here Eloise Sam
ple has shown in her many respon
sible positions that sho has great
ability and dependability. She has
served on the student council, the
I. R. S. Council, the business staff of
Sights and Insights, the Salemite, the
May Day Committee and this year’s
chairman of the nominating com
mittee for May Day, President of her
sophomore class, secretary-treasurer
of her Freshman class, and she has
been on her class hockey and basket
ball teams for three years.
We, the staffs, of the Salemite,
wish her a most successful editorship
and we hope to do our share in mak
ing it so.
MRS. THAELER SPEAKS
AT Y. P. M.
Tells of Work In
At Wednesday morning chapel,
March 10, Mrs. Buth Thaeler took
Salem students and faculty on an
imaginary trip to the interior of
Nicaragua where Dr. Thaeler, her
son, is in charge of a mission hos
She related Salem with that hos
pital by telling us that two Salem
girls, Dorothy Heidenreich and Mar
tha Schlegel have sisters who are
nursing there. Her talk included a
history of the settlement of Nicara
gua in 1847, a description of the
Moskito Indinans who live there, and
a picture of the small interior village
“near the jungle” where Dr. Thaeler
is located. Seventeen thousand peo
ple have trudged miles to this clinic
and there have been two hundred
operations. Three hundred and fifty
patients have been treated since last
August for the small fee of twenty-
five cents a person.
Last year there was a very destruc
tive hurricane in Nicaragua which
destroyed banana plantations, the
only means of earning a livelihood
for the natives. The mission work
seemed then about to fail, but, with
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MRS. LOUISE PFOHL TO
APPEAR WITH BAND
Davidson Symphonic Band
To Play Here
One of North Carolina’s most tal
ented pianists, Mrs. Louise Nelson
Pfohl, wife of Director J.ames Chris
tian Pfohl wil play with the David
son Symphonic Band the Concerto
arrangement of Liszt’s Hungarian
Fantasy. A recent conccrt in Dav
idson won great praise for Mrs.
Pfohl. The director of the Band is
a former Winston-Salem Boy, the son
of Bishop J. Kenneth Pfohl. Mrs.
Pfohl studied piano under Abbot
Lockwood and Joseph Brinkman at
the University of Michigan, and later
studied under Paul Weingarten.
WORK BEGINS ON NEW
Work on the new library has be
gun. The beautiful cedar tree has
been trnasplanted to the lower cam
pus. Flowers and sod from the lot
will be saved, and the musie building
will be torn down.
The Frank L. Blum Company who
were awarded the contract, will be
gin the actual construction at onee.
At present about five thousand
dollars are needed to complete the
building. It is hoped that this money
may be obtained, for the speedy com
pletion of the library.
Roanoke Island will this year be
con.spicious in the news of the world
by reason of the celebration of the
350th anniversary of the settling of
Sir Walter Raleigh’s Lost Colony,
which begins July Fourth and con
tinues through September sixth.
D. B. Fearing, chairman in charge
of arrangements, reported while in
Raleigh this week that requests for
information had come from the lead
ing newspapers of London and other
English cities as well in America.
Particular emphasis has been placed
upon the settlement of Roanoke Is
land because it marks the beginning
of English civilization in America.
Oberammegrau in Upper Barvaria,
Germany, has long been noted thro
ughout the world for the Passion
Play, which attracts ])eople frobi
everywhere. While the celebration
of Roanoke Island will be celebrated
by the presentation of a historic
pageant, under the direction of Paul
Green, it will differ completely from
the Oberammegrau sacred pageant,
but there will be a similarity in that
it is planned to make the Roanoke
Island Pageant an institution just as-
is the Oberammegrau pageant.
The celebration will be held at
Manteo, the county-seat of Dare,
which is now as accessible as an.y
other county seat in North Carolina,
Formerly this point on the map of
Eastern North Carolina was so com
pletely isolated that it was supplant
ed in interest by the later settlements
at Jamestown in Virginia and Ply
mouth Rock in Massachusetts.
The three hundredth ansiversary
of the settlement of Jamestown was
celebrated with an exposition at
Norfolk, but it is not planned to
make the celebration at Roanoke Is
land an exposition, or anything like
an exposition, according to Mr. Fear
ing, although the restoration of the
old fort, the chapel and other build
ings give to the historic spot a pe
culiar interest, which will be en
hanced by the presentation of the
Not far distant is the Wright Me
morial, marking the spot where man
fir.st rose into the air in a heavier
than air machine, and this is also a
world renowned spot.