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1950 Thirteenth President To Be Inaugurated Tomorrow. Graham and Rondthaler to Speak at Ceremonies. s !241 Volume XXX Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C.,"Friday, April 21, 1950 Number 20 Gramley To Be Inaugurated A iy SENATOR FRANK GRAHAM BISHOP RONDTHALER New Officers To Be Installed Installation of the new officers will be held next Tuesday, April 25 in chapel. Those who are to be installed are the new Stee Gee of ficers, presidents of the major or ganizations, presidents of the classes and chief marshal. Winkle Harris, Jane K r a u s s, Margaret Thomas, and Alice Blake Dobson are the members of the Student Government to be instal led. Lucy Harper, president of I. R. S., Clinky Clinkscales, A. A. president. Sis Pooser,' Sights and Insights editor, Clara Belle Le- Grand, Salemite editor, and Mary Faith Carson, president of the “Y”, are those to be installed of the major organizations'. The Pierret tes’ president will also be installed. Cammy Lovelace, president of Sen ior Class, Ann Sprinkle, president of Junior Class, and Marilyn Sam uel, Sophomore Class president, are to be installed as class officers. Martha Bowman will be installed as chief marshal. Many Special Guests Attend Ceremonies Dr. Frank Graham \vill be among the special guests at the Inaugural Ceremonies this w'eek-end. Dr. Graham will speak at a luncheon tomorrow in the Salem College Re fectory. Other guests will be Reverend Howard E. Rondthaler, former pre sident of Salem College and Aca demy ; Reverend Mark Depp, Rec- lor of Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church; Clyde A. Erwin, Superin tendent of Winston-Salem City Schools; Reverend Robert A. Pot ter, President of the Winston- Salem Ministers’ Association; P- Huber Hanes, Jr., President of the Chamber of Commerce; Reid Sta- (Continued on jifege six) Graham And Rondthaler To Speak Senator Frank P. Graham and Bishop Howard E. Rondthalei; will be the principal speakers at the inaugural luncheon and laying of the cornerstone of the new science building tomorrow afternoon, April 22. The luncheon will be held at 1 :00 p.m. in Corrin Refectory. R. -Arthur Spaugh, a member of the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees, will preside. The in vocation will be given by the pastor of the Fries Memorial church and member of the Salem College fac ulty, Reverend Edwin A. Sawyer. The Honorable Frank P. Graham, United States Senator from North Carolina, will then deliver the main address of the occasion. Bishop Howard E. Rondthaler, past president of Salem Academy and College, will be the principal speaker at the laying of the corner stone of the new science building at 3:00 p.m. The Right Reverend J. Kenneth Pfohl, chairman of the Board of Trustees, will preside over the ceremony. The Right Reverend Howard E. Rondthaler will deliver the main address. The laying of the corner stone will be done by the Right Reverend J. Kenneth Pfohl. He will be assisted by members of the Board of Trustees—The Right Re verend Howard E. Rondthaler; Dr. Agnew H. Bahnson, Sr.; Clark S. Starbuck and Louis F. Owen, chair man and member o ftlie Committee on Buildings and Grounds of the Board; and Gordon Gray, Presi dent of the University of North Carolina. The prayer will be led by the Reverend J. Howard Chad wick, pastor of the Fairview Mo ravian Church. The cornerstone is a gift of Mr. C. Binder, manager of the J. D. Sargent Granite Co. of Mt. Airy. Mr. Binder has had three daugh ters to attend Salem. The copper box which will be placed in the cornerstone is a gift of Mr. Agnew H, Bahnson, Jr. of the Bahnson Engineering Co. of Winston-Salem. Afnong the articles to be contained in the box are: copies of the cur rent College and Academy cata logues, The Twin City Sentinel for April 21, The Winston-Salem Jour nal for April 22, the Salem College Viewbook for 1949, the Salemite for April 21, 1950. a formal invitation to the inaugural ceremony, a letter of invitation to the ceremony that was sent to the out of town alumnae of the College and Academy, a program for the day of inaugura tion, a list of donors to the science building, a floor plan of the build- (Continued on page four) Inauguration Program 11:00 a.m.—I n s t a 11 a t i o n of Dr. Gramley as president of Salem. Academy and College. Home Cliurch. 1 :00 p.m.—Luncheon for delegates and special guests. Corrin Re fectory. t 3 :(X) p.m.—Cornerstone laying cere mony. Site of the new science building. 3:30-5:30 p.m.—Open House. Salem Academy. 8:00-10:00 p.m.—Inaugural recep tion. Corrin Refectory. W, Dr. Dale Gramley will be inaugurated tomorrow, April 22, as the thirteenth President of Salem College. The inauguration will take place at 11:00 a.m. in the Home Moravian Church. Peter Taylor To Lecture Peter Taylor, short story writer and Professor of Creative Writing at Woman’s College, will conduct a forum in writing on Thursday, May 11 for Miss Byrd’s Advanced Composition Class. Mr. Taylor, who was former head of the Department of Crea tive Writing at Indiana University, has published a volume of short stories, A Long Fourth and Other Stories. Many of his recent stories have appeared in magazines, such as the New Yorker. Mr. Taylor is living in Hillsboro while working on a novel, and com mutes to Greensboro several times a week for his classes in‘writing at Woman’s College. In the forum, he will. analyze compositions by Salem students, and will discuss principles of creative writing. Contest Held By Atlantic Miss Byrd’s advanced composi tion class has submitted papers to the 1950 Atlantic Monthly contest. The purpose of the competition is to stimulate and encourage college writing. Each student sent in 'either an essay or a short story. The class is composed of Dale Smith, Wini fred Harris, Lee Rosenbloom,- Nor man Jarrai-d, Wylma Pooser, Betty Beal, Betty Leppert, and Polly Hartle. The three winners of the nation wide contest will receive $100, and the prize selections will be an nounced in the June issue of the Atlantic. The works submitted are to have- been written during the year 1949-1950. In the past, Salem has had girls place prominently in the contest. There have been several among the best twenty entries and some who have received honorable mention. Two Hundred Delegates To Attend Over one hundred and fifty re presentatives from Universities and Colleges, Junior Colleges and Pre paratory Schools, and learned and professional societies will be here for the Presidential Inauguration of Dr. Dale H. Gramley this week end. Among the representatives of the Universities and Colleges are several presidents of the institu tions and several members of the Salem College faculty. President Raymond S. Haupert will represent the Moravian College and Theolo gical Seminary, President Foye G. Gibson will represent Emory and Henry College; President John R. Cunningham will represent David son College; President Arthur Hol lis Edens will represent Duke Uni versity; President Luther L. Gob- bel will represent Greensboro Col lege; President Alvin R. Keppel will represent Catawba College; President Harry V. Masters will represent Albright College; Presi dent Francis L. Atkins will repre sent Winston-Salem Teachers Col lege; President Marshall Scott Woodson will represent Flora Mac donald College; and President Den nis H. C^ooke will represent High (Continued on pag^e four) City Group Holds Dinner Mr. P. Huber Hanes, Jr., presi dent of the Winston-Salem Cham ber of Commerce, has announced that the annual meeting will be held this year in the Club Dining Room of Salem College Refectory on .April 28 at 7 p. m. In addition ,4o the regular Winston-Salem mem bers, a number of out-of-town Chamber of Commerce executives throughout North Carolina have been invited to attend this dinner meeting. Senator Clyde R. Hoey will be the guest speaker. Thirteenth President ToTakeOath Dr. Dale H. Gramley will be inaugurated as the thirteenth Pre sident of Salem Academy and Col lege tomorrow, April 22,' at 11 o’clock in the Home M^o r a v i a n Church. , The academic procession will form a half hour before the ser vices. Mr. Roy Campbell, asso ciate professor of science and col lege marshal, will lead the proces sion. Approximately 220 persons, representing universities, colleges, honorary societies and organiza tions will march in the procession. These guests will go to the Home C h u r c h. Other guests will be seated in Memorial Hall, where they will hear the inaugurafion by a public address system. Mr. Francis Fries Willingham, chairman' of the E.xecutive Com mittee of the Board of Trustees will preside over the installation services. Grand March from “Aida” by Verdi will be used as the pro cessional with Miss Margaret Var- dell at the organ. After the pro cessional the congregation will join in singing the hymn “O Lord Of All Being”. They will also join in the responsive reading of The Deum Laudamus, lead by the Re verend R. Gordon Spaugh, pastor of the Home Moravian Church. The Choral Ensemble, under the direction of Mr. Paul W. Peterson, will sing “The Lord, Most Holy” by Sateren. Greetings will be given to the new President from the community, Moravian educational institutes. Council of Church Related Col leges, and the State Department of Instruction. The Reverend Mark Depp, pastor of the Centen ary Methodist Church, will bring the greetings from the community. The Moravian Educational Insti tutions will have their best wishes brought by Dr. Raymond P. Hau pert, who is president of Moravian College and Theological Seminary. Dr. Luther L. Gobbel, president of (C^ontinued on page three) Geddy Speaks On Old Salem The proposed restoration of Old Salem was discussed at a Town Meeting at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 20 in Memorial Hall. Ver non Geddy, executive vice-president of the Colonial Williamsburg pro ject, was the speaker. Mr. Geddy’s subject was “What Can the Restoration of Old Salem'" Mean to You?” After his address a question and answer period was held. ‘ Old Salem, Inc. ’ sponsored his appearance here. This is a re cently organized corporation which plans to bring about the restora tion of the local Moravian com munity. Vet Organization Sponsors ’‘Carmen” On Friday, April 28, the Ameri can Veterans of World War II will sponsor the opera Carmen. Under the auspices of the Boston Grand Opera companjq music lovers are guaranteed a thrilling, exciting and romantic performance which will be backed by a brilliant cast and p symphony orchestra chorus.