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Hugh Snavely is jumping with
The stork just brought him a
Dr. and Mrs. Jordan have a
date to remember
Their son was born the thirty-
first of December.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, January 13, 1950
Number 1 1
The “Y” will again sponsor exam
teas during exam period. From Fri
day, January 20 through Tuesday,
January 26 refreshments will be
served in the Day Students Center
between three and four each after-,
noon. Everyone is invited to altend.^
A coffee machine has been in
stalled in the basement of Clewell.
Permission for the installation was
granted by the administration with
the understanding that people who
use it will dispose of the cups pro
perly—being careful not to spill
coffee on dormitory furniture.
Betty McBrayer has reported that j
the annual Christmas party for the
orphans was a success. Fifty Salem
girls attended the party at which
refreshments were served and en
tertainment was provided for about
95 colored orphans. Pictures of the
party have been posted on the “Y”
bulletin board outside of the Day
The Y Cabinet is beginning to
start plans for a Salem-Davidson
Day which will take place at Salem
some time before Easter. No defi
nite action has been taken because
the cabinet wants to question stu
dents regarding their opinion of
such a program.
Postive action is being taken to
improve worship services on the
Salem campus. The cabinet desires
a considerable increase in atten
dance at Y Watch, Morning Ves
pers and Sunday V'espers. During
the past week. Dr. Gramley has led
the morning service.
Dr. William Childs Robinson of
the Columbia Theological Seminary
in Decatur, Georgia will be the
speaker at Salem’s annual obser
vance of Religious Emphasis Week,
on February 20-24.
Dr. Robinson will present a series
of lectures on subjects chosen by
Salem students. Betty McBrayer
is receiving suggestions for topics.
One lecture will be for seniors only.
Mady Christians, stage and screen
actress, has notified Salem College
authorities here that her program
scheduled for January 12th will be
postponed. Miss Jess Byrd, Salem
Lecture Committee chairman has
announced February 12th as the
definite date for Miss Christians
The actress is currently starring
with Raymond Massey in the suc
cessful New York revival of August
Strindberg’s “The Father,” which
opened last Fall. Her agent noti
fied Miss Byrd that the success of
the revival has caused the post
ponement of the Winston-Salem
engagement. Miss Christians’ pro
gram here will include scenes from
classical and modern plays.
With the postponement of her
appearance here, the next speaker
on the series will be Dr. William
Hung, Chinese scholar now asso
ciated with Harvard University,
who will discuss “China In the
World Drama” at Salem on Feb. 2.
The administration offices of
Main Hall, the Infirmary, Cozy
Corner, and the showers in Clewell
received new coats of paint over
the Christmas holidays. Cozy Cor
ner and the showers were paintec'
a shiny white, and the Infirmary a
Pictured above from left to right are Beverly Johnson, Bernice Pierce, and Dr. Welch making plans to
“Glamorize” the Future Teachers of America. A contest to determine the most typical practice teacher at
Salem will be held in February.
Teaching Profession To Be Glamorized
By Dr. Welch And Practice Teachers
To Climax Day
Salem will observe a Student-
Faculty Day some time in Febru
ary. Betty McBrayer, President of
the Y. W. C. A., has reported that
her cabinet is planning one day in
which students and faculty mem
bers will get together at mealtime
and during afternoon and evening.
Arrangements will be made to
have students and faculty members
eat together, have open house, and
finally in the evening the faculty
will present the Faculty Play, an
event which takes place every fourth
year at Salem. Admission will be
charged for the play, the proceeds
of which will be contributed to
W. S. S. F.
The Administration has announced
that registration for second semes
ter will be held Monday, January
30, from 2-5 p.m.
The regular procedure wll be
used, with the students paying their
semester payments at the Treas
urer’s office, going to Old Chapel
to secure their grades for this
semester, going to their advisers
for final registration, and then
checking by the Recorder’s office.
The administration expresses the
hope that few changes will be made
from the students’ preliminary re
gistration plans, because the second
semester schedule has already been
Miss S i m p s o n. Recorder, has
stated that no grades will be an
nounced to the students from the
office or from the teachers until
registration day. An exception is
that seniors who have failed a sub
ject, and must take a re-exam im
mediately, will be notified in writing.
All students are reminded that
they must pay their exam fee at
the Bookstore before taking their
John M. Graham
Dies In Swannonoa
John M. Graham, a truck driver
at Salem since March of 1948, died
at the Veterans Hospital in Swan-
nanoa, N. C. on Dec. 23.
^ The most representative student^
teacher on the Salem campus will
be .chosen next month by the stu
dents. A new state program to
“glamorize” the teaching profes
sion, under the sponsorship of the
North Carolina Education Associa
tion, is now ge.tting underway.
Beverly Johnson, State president of
the Future Teachers of America;
Dr. Elizabeth Welch, State presi
dent of the Division of Higher
Education of the N. C. E. A.; and
Bernice Pierce, president of the
Salem Chapter of the F. T. A., are
planning the campaign on this
All twenty of the practice teach
ers are eligible to be chosen. A
screening committee of Louise
Stacy, Cammy Lovelace, and Mary
Alice Hudson will each select five
of the most representative teachers
from the practice teacher group.
This makes a possible list of fifteen
girls to be voted on by the students.
These students will be selected on
the basis of the evaluation criteria
that was worked out this year, by
a state committee for this purpose.
Also extra-curricular activities and
scholastic records will be considered.
The girls selected by the screen
ing committee will be voted on by
the Education Club at their meet
ing on February 7. They will select
six girls from the group. These
six girls will be presented to the
student body in chapel the follow
ing Thursday, February 9. Later
on these six girls will appear before
the student body in evening dresses,
since poise and personality are im
portant parts of the contest. The
students will then select three girls
from this group. The three girls
that receive the most votes from
the students will appear before a
faculty and administration com
mittee for final selection. The girl
who is then selected as the most
typical of the student teachers at
Salem will represent us at the
North Carolina Education Associa
tion meeting March 9-11 in Raleigh.
The twenty girls, all seniors, wlio
are eligible to be selected are:
Carolyn Dunn, Betsy Evans, Louise
Stacy, Laura Harvey, Sarah Wals
ton, Bernice Pierce, Ann Linville,
Lou Huntley, Mary Ann Spillman,
Sue Stowers, Jean Starr, Fran
Isbell, Betty McBrayer, Betty Jo
Welch, Mary Alice Hudson, Logan
Vaught, Beverly Johnson, Mary
Jane Hurt, Sarah Hamrick, and
Eula Mae Cain.
Miss Covington will attend a two-
day conference on Undergraduate
Education and Social Work in Ral
eigh on Friday, January 13.
This conference is sponsored by
the North Carolina chapter of the
American Association of Social
Work. Its purpose is to determine
to what extent social agencies are
able to employ college graduates.^
The discussion will cover the num
ber of positions open and the na
ture of ^he work involved.
Upon her return Miss Covington
will be glad to discuss the confer
ence with any Salem students who
are interested in Education and
Social Work. ■ ■
Salem College Calendar
September 15, Friday Registration
of all local freshmen.
September 16, Saturday Registra
tion of all local music students
not enrolled in college.
September 18, Monday Freshmen
begin Orientation Program.
September 21, Thursday 9:00-5:00
p.m. Registration of Seniors,
Juniors and Sophomores.
September 22, Friday 11:00 a. m.
12:00 Noon Classes begin and
are on a thirty minute schedule
for remainder of the day.
October 5, Thursday Founders Day
Classes suspended at 1 o’clock
November 22, Wednesday Thanks
giving Recess begins.
November 27, Monday 8:30 a. m.
December 15, Monday 5:00 p. m.
Christmas vacation begins.
January 4, Thursday 9:25 a. m.
January 18, Thursday Reading Day.
January 19, Friday through Jan.
27, Saturday, First Semester
January 29, Monday Registration,
2:00-5 :00 p.m.
January 30, Tuesday Second Sem
(Continued on page three)
To Speak On
Salem will hold an International
Day on Thursday, February 2,
featuring the new purpose of the
recently created Strong Fund for
National and Inter-National Under
Highlighting the activities of the
morning will be an address by Wal
lace Carroll, executive news editor
of the Winston-Salem newspapers,
in Memorial Hall at the regular
Mrs. Hattie M. Strong, founder
of the fund, will return to her
home on the campus January 22,
and will be honor guest for Inter
Foreign students from surround
ing colleges w'ill conduct a round
table discussion in the afternoon
on the subject “The Common Ideals
as Foundations for World Peace.”
All Salem students are invited to
attend the discussion. The foreign
students will be guests of the Inter
national Relations Club in the col
lege dining room for dinner.
Those students who wall be pre
sent are : High Point College—Mr.
John Czarnecki; Mr. Ray Vargas,
Cuba; Guilford College—Jun Ay-
usawa, Japan; Jennie Chu, China;
Wilhelm Anders, Germany; Melba
Gorgas, Cuba; Fred Katz, Ger
many ; George Makropoulous,
Greece; Anne Isonaga, Hawaii;
Farid Sughayyar, Palestine; Fahim
Qubain, Trans Jordan; William
Louis Serog, Poland; Greensboro
College—Miss Marie Sheng, China;
Miss Nyi Tsung Tsu, China.
Dr. William Hung, second speaker
in the 1949-50 Salem College Lec
ture Series, will speak at 8:30 in
Memorial Hall. His subject will be
“China in The World’s Drama.”
To Be Feb. 1
The Cincinnati Symphony with
Thor Johnson conducting will pre-
■sent a concert Tuesday, February
7, at Reynolds Auditorium. The
concert will consist of the follow
ing works: Concerto Grosso in
D minor by Vivaldi; The White
Peacock by Griffes; and, “Suite”
from Der Rosenkavalier by Richard
Strauss. Following intermission,
the Symphony will conclude with
Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.
Mr. Johnson is almost a native
of Winston-Salem. He began his
musical training here at Salem Col
lege. Dr. Vardell was his piano
teacher, and he also began violin
in our Music Department. At that
time his father was pastor of one
of the town Moravian Churches in
Winston-Salem. Mr. Johnson’s
sister Marian, who has since be
come Mrs. Johns, is a graduate of
Besides this added interest in its
conductor, the Cincinnati Symphony
concert is one of the concerts pre
sented by the Winston-Salem Civic
Spoke T uesday
Dr. William Carmichael, acting
president of the Greater University
of North Carolina, opened the 1950
session of Salem College Chapel
programs on Tuesday morning, Jan
Dr. Carmichael stated that North
Carolina is a good state because its
people have faith in God, faith in
themselves, and faith in each other.
He emphasized the fact that while
we are pursuing our studies we
should give much thought to our