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Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 10, 1950
Winkle Harris Is E
Students and faculty of Salem
College were given an opportunity
Tuesday night to see a collection
of rare books and manuscripts on
display in the library. The books
were displayed before and after a
meeting of the Friends of the
Outstanding in the collection was
a single leaf of the Gutenburg
Catholicum set up in 1460. There
was a fourth edition of Shake-
spear’s plays complete with the
original vellum bindings and clasps
which is the only one in existence
in this condition. First editions
included were Boswell’s Life of
Samuel Johnson, Trollope’s Bar-
chester Tower, and the original
In the collection of manuscripts
there was one of Thomas deQuin-
cey and one of Eugene Field.
These two were an Interesting com
parison, the former being almost im
possible to read and the latter being
a picture of neatness and legibility.
At the meeting, Mrs. Charles
Hopkins, iprincipal speaker and lib
rarian of the general library at
the University of North Carolina,
predicted that American fiction of
the future will be more and more
characterized by a quest for moral
and .spiritual value. She gave brief
reviews of recent American novels
to support her prediction.
Among the works she reviewed
were Frederick Buechner’s “A Long
Day’s Dying”, Max Steel’s “Debby”,
Paul Bowles’ ‘‘The Sheltering Sky”,
and Cleveland Armory’s ‘‘Home
Town”. She compared these to the
post-war fiction of the twenties—
Sinclair, Lewis, and Heming\vay.
She said ‘‘Most of the idols which
it was so important to debunk then
have since been demolished. The
newer writers are learning to probe
more deeply into meaning and are
developing a more significant style.”
A. A. Play-Day
Tlie Play-Day which was held
here last week-end, from all reports,
was enjoyed by all—the visiting
girls as well as the Salem students.
The four schools other than Salem
that participated were W. C. U. N.
C., Meredith, High Point, Greens
boro College. Registration of all
players took place in the gym from
10:00 to 11:00 Saturday morning.
Two games were played that morn-
big. They were Meredith vs. W.
C. and High Point vs. Salem. The
outcomes of these were W. C.-6,
Meredith-19, and High Point-20,
Salem-21. .After lunch and through
out the afternoon the playoff was
gontinued. The results were as fol
lows; G. C.-15, Meredith-21; High
Point-11, W. C.-ll; Salem-14, G. C.
■27; High Point-13, Meredith-16;
Salem-22, W. C.-IO; G. C.-12, High
Point-22; Salem-12, Meredith-19.
As these results show, Meredith
College, having won all four of its
games, came,out in first place. Se
cond was Salem, winning 2 out of
‘*i and third was High Point win
cing one and tying one.
At this point I think it well
Worth mentioning the girls’ names
who played for Salem. They gen-
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Pictured above are Winkie Harris, Rocky Mount, Jane Krauss, Winston-Salem, Margaret Thomas, Tar-
boro, and Alice Blake Dobson, Winston-Salem, newly elected officers for the 1950-51 Student Government.
Today, March 10, members of the
North Carolina Education Associa
tion and the North Carolina Future
Teachers of America convened at
the Reinland House in Raleigh for
a series of activities. The group
which represented Salem College
included the following students and
teachers : Beverly Johnson, Sis Pos-
ser, Jane Krauss, Mary Lib Elrick,
Mary Lib Weaver, Jo Anne White,
Betty Gwen Beck, Bernice Pierce,
Eula Mae Cain, Betty MacBrayer,
Louise Stacy, Harry Bagnal, Mary
Ann Spillman, Jo Anne Mills, Dr.
Elizabeth Welch and Mrs. Karnes.
During the morning two meetings
were held. Dr. Welch presided over
the meeting of the N. C. E. A. and
Beverly Johnson presided over the
meeting of the N. C. F. T. A. After
a luncheon, the entire group heard
Miss Faust, Secretary of the Nat
ional Education Association, from
Washington, D. C., speak on F. T.
A. work. Late in the afternoon the
delegates went upon invitation to
a lea wliich was held at the Gover
Following dinner at the Reinland
House this evening, will be the pre
sentation of the twenty-three stu
dents, who were selected to be Miss
or Mr. Student Teacher at their
colleges throughout North Carolina.
Among these will be Beverly John
son, Miss Student Teacher of Salem
To Be Presented
‘Tlumder Rock,” the last program
in the 1949-50 series of Barter The
ater Productions will be presented
Tuesday night, March 14, in . Rey
nolds Auditorium at 8:30 p. m.
The play, which was written by
Robert Ardrey, is a dramatic fan
tasy. The action takes place at a
liglitliouse on Thunder Rock, a small
island in northern Lake Michigan.
“Thunder Rock” is under the dtr-
ection of Robert Audrey, who is
the the founder of the Barter The
The laboratory periods of the
Principles of Design and History
of .Art classes will have a joint
meeting next Tuesday afternoon,
March 18, at 3:00 p.m. in Old
Chapel. Two movies, “Jungle Quest
for the Great Stone Heads” and
“People of the Congo” will be pre
sented. All of the Salem students
are cordially invited to attend this
program free of charge. “The Jun
gle Quest for the Great Stone
Heads” is a behind-the-scenes film
of an archeologicial expedition
through Mexican territory in color,
“People of the Congo” is an enter
taining film portraying the folk
ways of the African people. The
program will last forty minutes.
W. S. S. F. Hits
A check for $517.89 was mailed
this week to the World Student
Service Fund center in Atlanta as
this year’s Salem contribution to
the Fund. This is the largest
amount that the school has ever
sent. Student contributions and
proceeds from Book Store Day, the
Faculty Play, and Stunt Night made
up the final contribution.
The W. S. S. F. committee is:
Mary Lib Weaver, chairman; Ruth
VaiiHoy, day student chairman,
Marion Watson, Patsy Crawford,
Susan Johnson, Ann Spencer, Cacky
Pearson, Bennie Jo Michael, Anne
Carrington, Mary Turner Rule, Bar
bara Fisher, Harriet Hall, Peggy
Johnson, Maureen O’Crowley, and
The .Sale rn College School of
Mu.sic ))resenled the weekly Music
Hour Thursday, March 9, in Me
morial Hall at 4 p.m. This week
a as a High School Student Recital.
Tl'.e p r o g r a in was as follows :
Bach’s “Arioso” by Ellen Cooper;
Gretchaninoff’s “Even” by Anita
Hiatt; the “Lund-Skabo Legende”
l)y Shirley Taylor; Beethoven’s
“Six Easy Variations” by Ramelle
Moore; Ernest Harry Adam’s “The
Wind in the Willows” by Barbara
Zeigler; Cadman’s “Moon Behind
the Cottonwood” hy Nancy Snyder;
Schytte’s “Etude” by Barbara
Blackwell; Palmgren’s “May Night”
by Nell Newly; Mendelssohn’s
“Sclierzo in E minor” by Phyllis
S h e p li e r d ; and Rachmaninoff’s
“Prelude in C sharp minor” by
Stee Gee Veep
Winifred Harris was elected Pre
sident of the Student Government
for 1950-51 in a student body meet
ing, Tuesday, March 7. She de
feated Mary Faith Carson.
Winkie is a French major and is
Secretary of the Student Govern
ment at the present time. She is
ahso a member of the Salemite staff
and the Honor Society. Since be
ing at Salem she has been a mem
ber of the Salem Players and the
French Club. She was class secre
tary her freshman year, class pre
sident her sophomore year, and was
on the Dean’s List her sophomore
year. She is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. G. M. Harris of Rocky
Jane Krauss, daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. H. F. Krauss of Winston-
Salem, was elected off-campus
Vice-President of Student Govern
ment, She is now Treasurer of
Student Government and on the
Dean’s List. She is a history major.
Polly Hartle was the other candi
date for this office.
Margaret Thomas was elected
Secretary of Student Government.
She is now on the Y. W. C. A.
Cabinet, house president of Clewell,
and on the Executive, Judicial, and
Legislative boards. She is a math
major and the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. T. T. Thomas of Tarboro. She
was opposed by Lola Dawson,
The Treasurer for 1950-51 w’ill be
-Alice Blake Dobson, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Henry C. Dobson of
Elkin. She is now a representative
to Student Government, Vice-Pre
sident of the Sophomore Class and
on the Judicial board. Her op
ponent was Bobbie Lee.
Alumnae Clubs Meet
On Friday, March 10, Dr. and
Mrs. Gramley, Bishop and Mrs,-
Rondthaler, and Miss Marsh will
attend an Alumnae luncheon meet
ing at the Salisbury Country Club.
A large attendance is expected
from the number of letters received.
Mrs. E. M. Hobson, Mother of
Sophie Hobson ex ’52, will be in
The Durham Salem Academy
Alumnae will have a dinner meet
ing on March 9. Both Miss Whe
eler and Miss Weaver of the Aca
demy plan to attend.
Russell Crews’ Daughter
Holds Successful Recital
Mrs. Geraldine Crews Hayes,
daugliter of Mr. and Mrs. Russell
Edwards Crews, Sr., was presented
in a recital at 8:00 p. m. March 6,
in the Fries Auditorium at Wins
ton-Salem Teachers College.
Mrs. Hayes, who was received
entliusiastically by a Winston-Salem
audience, was accompanied by a
Jeanette Brown. Selections which
the audience was • particularly im
pressed with were “Du Bist Die
Ruh” by Schubert, “Caro Mio Ben”
by Goidania, “Italian Street Song”
by Herbert, and “I Want Jesus to
Walk With Me” by Boatner.
A lyric soprano, Mrs. Hayes has
studied at North Carolina State
College where she was soloist for
the college choir. She has also
been a student at a Detriot con
servatory and at the Juilliard
School of Music in New York.
Geraldine Crewe Hayes