Motto—“Sail on, Salem”
Volume I Winston-Salem, N. C., April 20, 1921 Number 8
Elections Event of the Season; Results Please
All; Excellent Spirit Prevails; Cabinet Chosen
The most important event of the
season is the election of the officers
for the various college organizations
and publications. The social and
scholastic progress of any college de
pends immesurably on the discrimina
tion with which these officers are
chosen, and the universal recognition
of this fact made the elections the suc
cess that they were.
The first of these was held March
the eighteenth when the new officers
of the Young Women’s Christian
Association were elected. The two
nominees for president were Mary
Shepard Parker and Elizabeth Gilles
pie. After much discussion and con
sideration Miss Parker was chosen,
whereupon Miss Gillespie was unani
mously voted vice-president. Annie
Thomas Archbell, a member of the in
coming Senior class, and Margaret
Russell, of the incoming Sophomore
class, were elected secretary and
treasurer, respectively. Miss Parker
is well equipped to carry on the work
so well done during the past year by
the ex-president, Hallie Ross. Since
coming to Salem she has been promi
nent in the affairs of the college. She
has served as an officer in the Council,
a member of the Cabinet, president of
her class, and has taken an active part
in athletics. The diversity of her in
fluence bespeaks her popularity,
ability, democracy, and faithfulness to
those ideals which are the foundation
of college life. The Association is con
fident that, with such able leaders as
have been placed in authority, next
year will be one of progress and mid-
A strong and competent cabinet has
been chosen by the old and new of
Y. W. C. A. OFFICERS
Mary Shepard Parker, President.
Elizabeth Gillespie, Vice-President.
Annie T. Archbell, Secretary.
Margaret Russell, Treasurer.
Eliza G. Moore, Undergraduate
Mildred Barnes, Chairman Music
Maude Bissenger, Chairman Pub
Edith Hanes, Chairman Religious
Ruth Crowell, Chairman Social
Alice Watson, Chairman Social Ser
Georgia Riddle, Chairman Poster
Hattie Mosely, Chairman Room
Louise Pybus, Chairman World
On Monday, March the twenty-first,
the election of the Student Govern
ment officials and representatives was
held. The interest and realization of
]-e.sponsibility felt by the student-body
were ervidenced by the earnest and
thorouiih discussion which followed
each nomination. Th-J ia’esidential
nominees were Sarah Boren and Ger
trude Coble. When the ballot returns
were posted, it was found that Miss
Boren would serve as president for the
year 1921-22, with Gertrude Coble as
first vice-president, Sarah Lingle as
second vice-president, Edith Hanes as
secretary, and Elizabeth Zachary as
treasurer. Miss Boren has been a
prominent council member throughout
her college career, having been a rep
resentative during both her freshman
and sophomore years, and treasurer
during the past year. She has also
held an important class position, and
is a gifted music student. Her
strength of character, initiative, and
power of leadership recommend her
highly for the responsible position to
which she has just been elected.
The student-body is to be congrat
ulated on such an able line-up of offi
cers, whose policy will be conservative
enough for safety and liberal enough
for sane progress.
Sarah Boren, President.
Gertrude Coble, 1st Vice-President.
Sarah Lingle, 2nd Vice-President.
Edith Hanes, Secretary.
Elizabeth Zachary, Treasui-er.
The following girls were elected to
represent the different classes in the
From the incoming senior class,
Hattie Mosely, Mildred Parrish, Mary
Sheppard Parker, Nina Sue Gill.
From the incoming Junior class, Ruth
Reeves, Rosa James, Rachel Jordan.
From the incoming sophomore class,
Marion Propst, Margaret Russell.
Salemite Editor Chosen
The slogan taken by the Salemite—
“Vote for the girl who fills the bills”,
was generally accepted and applied,
and the results of the elections are
highly satisfactory to every one.
At a recent meeting of the editorial
staff of the Salemite, Sarah Lingle
was elected editor-in-chief to succeed
the retiring editor, Marie Edgerton.
Miss Lingle has had much experience
in this line, and her unusual ability is
recognized by the student-body as well
as by her instructors. Her ability and
poularity have made her one of the
leaders in the affairs of the college.
She has served as a member of the
Student Council, a member of the Y.
W. C. A. Cabinet, literary editor of the
Salemite, and is now holding the posi
tion of assistant to the head of the
Department of English in the Aca
demy. As well as being editor-in-chief
of the Salemite, she is second vice-
president of the Student Government
The Salemite very largely owes its
commendable progress thus far to
Miss Edgerton, who successfully en
gineered its debut. Miss Lingle, with
her staff of editors, is ably fitted to
conduct its further career.
The editorial staff is composed of
Rachel Jordan—Managing Editor.
Georgia Riddle—Art Editor.
Elizabeth Gillespie—Business Mgr.
Eliza Moore—Asst. Business Mgr.
Grace Shepard—Typing Editor, and
the following literary editors: Sarah
Watt, Mary Shepard Parker, Eliza
beth Connor, Alva Goswick, Maude
Bissenger, Flora Binder.
Several more literary editors are
needed, but these have not been select
ed as yet. The art department has
just been organized, and under the
competent editorship of Miss Riddle,
it will add much to the attractiveness
of the paper.
Nina Sue Gill has been chosen editor
in-chief of the annual. Sights and In
sights, for the year 1921-22. Her com
petence as an organizer and manager,
her faithfulness and interest in college
affairs fit her especially for this diffi
cult position, which was successfully
filled this past year by Mary Darden.
The way in which Miss Gill has car
ried out her various duties as a mem
ber of the student council and as an
officer of the Athletic Association is
proof enough of her ability. She has
alw'ays taken a prominent part in all
athletic events, and is a council mem
ber for the incoming year.
The following is the staff for Sights
Editor-in-ChieaE—Nina Sue Gill.
Business Manager—Mildred Parrish.
Associate Manager—Alice Watson.
Literary Editor—Elizabeth Gilles
Literary Editor—Sarah Lingle.
Literary Editor—Isabel Spears.
Advertising Editor—Helen Everett.
Advertising Editor—Louise Cooke.
Joke Editor—Margaret Mae Rob
.loke Editor—Anne Thomas Arch
Art Editor—Georgia Riddle.
Art Editor—Martha Mathewson.
ALL OUT FOR BASEBALL
The Call of the Diamond
Here’s something new! Baseball
practice every Tuesday, Wednesday,
and Friday at 5 o’clock. How about
corning out and bringing your pep?
NINA SUE GILL,
Head of Baseball.
It’s baseball season at Salem, and
indeed ’tis time the girls worked up
spring athletic interest and used their
class spirit. There is nothing that
keeps one so well up to the mark phy
sically as just enough exercise to
counteract the effects of the necessary
mental work. Baseball is one of the
most enjoyable of sports, and calls for
development in vocal, muscular, and