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VOL. XXIV.
WINSTON-SALEiM, N. C. iMARCH 17, 1944.
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Number 18.
Gudger Elected
Annual Editor
Elizabeth Gudger will, edit Sights
and Insights for 1944-45. She was
elected by the junior class at a
meeting on Wednesday. Elizabeth
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Vonno L. Gudger of Asheville.
Frances Crowell, of Hickory, was the
other candidate.
Elizabeth has been outstanding in
school activities since her fresh
man year. In her first ye^ir at Salem,
she was I. E. S. representative for
her class, and also treasurer of the
Freshman Dramatic Club. As a
sophomore, Elizabeth was secretary
of her class, and treasurer of the
y. W. C. A. Now she is secretary
of the junior class. Also this year,
she has been active in annual work
as Associate Editor.
SalemCoDege Installs Honor Society
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I Ceremotiles Planned
For Thursday Assembly
Culminating several years of in
vestigation and study by members
of the Faculty and the Administra-
The Endowment Fund drive is tion, the formal installation of the
largely confined to the solici- Honor -Sdciety of Salem College will
Fund Drive Workers
Solicit Alumnae
Third War Picture
Presented by OFS
now
tation of alumnae, f
Miss Ivy Hixson and Miss EVa-
belle Covington , were present at
the Kernersville alumnae meeting
last week. Miss Lelia Graham
Marsh 'and Mr. David VVeinland
have been attending meetings in
the eastern part of the state. Cities
the^' have visited are Goldsboro,
Kinston, and New Bern.
On March 24 Dr. and Mrs. How
ard E. Eonilthaler will attend a
meeting in^ Danville, Virginia.
Special prospects have been inter
viewed in Asheville, Durham, Ral
eigh, and Mt. Airy. An alumnae
meeting was held in Mt. AirJ' and
Asheville. Dr. Eondthaler, Mr. Wein-
land, and Miss Marsh visited the
Asheville group.
A program of promotion has been
worked out and will continue un
til the 175th anniversary in 1947.
It is hoped that the Endowment
goal will have been reached by
then.
The International Relations Club
presented the third movie in a
series of “Why We Fight” Thurs
day night at 6:30 in the Day Stu-
, dent Center. The title of the movie
was “Divide and Conquer”.
The beginning told how Hitler
said he had, no territorial claims on
the small countries of Denmark,
Netherlands, and so forth. He be
gan his campaigns in Norway and
came south still saying that he
had no territorial claims on these
countries.
The picture showed Hitler’s
troops entering France at its weak
point, the Ardennes Forest, and
continuing down the Maginot Line.
The fall of F'rance was pictured.
The movie ended with the troops
sailing away to Africa. DeGualleand
Giraud met and' agreed that they
end.
The Office of Flying Safety pre
sents these pictures, and it is in
deed a privilege for Salem students
would fight for France until the
to see them before they are released
for public. There will be two more
of the series presented on March 23
and March 30.
WEEK'S NEWS
IN REVIEW
On the Italian Front—
Allied headquarters announced
Wednesday evening that United Na
tions air power had devastated Cas-
sino that day with one of the great
est concentrated bombing attacks
in the history of the world. Immed
iately following the attack by air,
the. Allied . ground forces charged
in to begin the drive of the re
maining Germans from the rubble of
the fortress town.
Every type of Allit'd plane in an
armada of 3,000 hurled over 1,400
tons of bombs on the target of less
than one square mile.
take place in the assembly program
on Thursday, March 23. The
cere'mones to be conduncted will
be concluded by a special luncheon
at Corriu Hall at which tl^e chart
er members and the speaker will
be honored.
The Honor Society is being organ
ized for the purpose of recognizing
and fostering scholarship and should
play a definite part in strengthening
the scholarly and intellectual life of
the college. Membership will be
automatic and will be based on
specified academic achievement.
Alumnae of the past twelve years
who have received degrees “cum
laude” are being invited to honorary
membership. Several will be present
on the occasion of the installation
ceremonies. Faculty membership is
limited to those who are members
of “Phi Beta Kappa” or who, as
graduates of Salem College, were
awarded college honors.
The active members of the Honor
Society will be selected from stu
dents who are concluding at least
the junior year of college. Members
of the senior class who' have com
pleted five semesters at Salem are
eligible on the basis of
(Continued on Page Four.)
Stone Announces
Cast For May Day
The following members of the
May Day cast have been announced
by Chairman Nancy Stone:
A pompous marriage broker—Lucille
Newman.
A peasant—Katherine Schw^albe
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His wife—Jane'Frazier
Blundering fool—Sue Willis
A rich peasant—Peggy Withering-
ton.
His shrewish wife—Emily Harris
Handsome hero—^PoUy Starbuck
An old gypsy—Marjorie Martin
A buxom inn keeper—Coit Red-
feom.
An old man—Rosamond Putzed
Gypsy flirt—Sheffield Liles
The theme and dances will be an
nounced next week.
Newman Chosen
May Day Head
Glee Club Presents'
Annual Prcgram
On the Pacific Front—
While Liberators made their first
raid on Truk, the strongest Cen
tral Pacific stronghold of Japan,
American Am'phibious forces in-
vaded Manus Island which is the
largest of the Admiralty group.
Meanwhile, headquarters announc
ed! amazing new air successes over
Wewak and Kabaul. The blasting
of Wewak is significant, for it
is a major Japancss stronghold on
tile Bismarck Sea.
The Glee Club of the Winston-
Salem Teachers College presented its
Faculty I program to Salem College in
assembly on Thursday, March 16.
Dr. Ronthaler, in introducing the
director. Professor Dillard, expressed
our appreciation of and delight in
their return. The selections of this,
one of the most enthusiastically re
ceived programs of the year, in
cluded: in the first group, “Ave
Maria” by Tschaikowsky, “Nunc
Dimittis,” and “Fairest Lord
Jesus,” in the second group, “How
Lovely are Thy Dwellings” by
Brahms, “List the ,Cherubic Hosts,”
Gaul, and the “Hallelujah Amen”
from “Judas Maccabeus” by Handel.
In the third group of spirituals
were “ Go Tell It on the Mountains,”
“Swing Low, Sweet Chariot,” and
“Plenty Good Room.” An encore,
selected by the workers of Salem
Vera Dean Opens
Eyes and Minds
Sal^.Ti StiJ-'isnts Hear:
Talk by Dr. Vardell
Dr. (Charles G. Vardell, Jr. spoke
on '“Shakespeare, Amateur of
Music” in Assembly on Tuesday,
March 14th.
Dr. Vardell explained that Shake
speare was an “amateur”
I’.iueic because he knew and loved
ifiiisic well, understood fully
i'o t'r'inpos and harmonies.
In illusn-ating his j>oint. Dr. Var-
j-ead several examples fro^
'speare’s plays- , and -inter-
prete'.J the numerous references to
the
On the Russian Front—
The most gripping news of
week as far as peace is concerned
emerged from Finland. By a vote
of 160-40, the Knnish Parliament
flatly rejected the peace proposal
of Russia.
• In the meantime, on the fighting
front, the RuSsians made advances
along the Bug River, chosing the 62
mile front late Wednesday and there-
liy throwing Red troops within 30
miles of the prewar Rumanian fron
tier.
On the Home Front—
On Wednesday, people in the
United States were quite happy;
the Swedish ship, the Gripsholm,
landed with innumerable w'ar pris
oners from the fighting area.
In the limelight is the Soldier
Vote Bill; Congress expects a
presidential veto in the near future.
Vera Dean came to Salem Cam
pus bringing a snre sign of spring
in the white sailor straw hat trim
med with graen flowers'and veiling
■which she wore. But Mrs. Dean was
not there to talk of spring fashions,
she ai)peared intensely interested
in her subject of postwar Planning
and anxious to speak of that.
Mrs. Dean is a charming and
gracious i>erson, poised and com
pletely at ease. Hers is not a vi
vacious personality, but one display
ing deep thought, intelligence and
an infectious seriousness about fut
ure- foreign relations and postwar
planning.
In a well-podulated voice, bear
ing a slight trace of an accent,
Mrs. Dean spoke of the student’s
part in postwar planning. It is
important, she said, for future stu
dents to acquaint themselves with
the problems confronting our nation
today and that will arise after the
war. It is a particular responsibility
for women students as they have
the Opportunity to complete their
education without interruption. It
is up. to-every girl to make use of
all her educational facilitiesj but
all citizens should be alert in regard
to international affairs for the for-
yiflatiop of . an , intelligent foreign
policy; this is the task of all.
(( ontinued On Back Page)
College,
Rossini.
was “Inflamatus” by
Music Hour Held
Thursday, March 16
The Music Hour was held Thurs
day afternoon, March 16. The pro
gram was as follows:
Prelude in G Minor Dekoven
Althea Ce Kada
Arabesque Heller
Ethel Stafford
Song of the Rushes Seeling
Mary Louise SpiSugh
The Watchman’s Song Hermann
Kenneth Burge
Solfeggietto K. P. E. Bach
Geraldine Brown
' ■ Frances Jean Hamilton
Legende Sund-Skado
Peggy Nichols
,Ghosts Schytte
Jo Anne Wyatt
Minuet (Viola) Bakaleinikoff
Skippy Pfanstiehl
The Night Watchman Repper
Henry Mostellar
Venitienne Godard
Jane Thomas
The Forsaken Maiden .... Arr. Wilson
Betty Lou Ball
Chinese Red Repper
Patty Shull
Prelude and Fugue in C Major .. Bach
Catharine Swinson
Lucile Newman of Winston-Salem
was chosen chairman of the May
Day Committee for 1944-45 in an
election held today. She defeated
Emily Haris of Leaksville, N. C.
Lucile is now acting as co-chair
man of the May Day Committee,
Associate Editor of the Salemite,
and Art Editor of Sights and In
sights. In her sophomore year, she
was treasurer, of the class and a
member of the defense council. She
has been a member of the May
Day Committee and Class Stuht
Committee for the past three years.
As a freshman, Lucile was a mem
ber of the Freshman Dramatic
Club. She is now in the Pierrettes.
Other interests include the Spanish
Club, art, basketball, and hockey.
Her varied experience in campus
activities makes Lucile w;ell-quali-
fied for directing and planning of
the May Day pageant.
Pierrettes Will
Produce Play
On Tuesday,'March 21, and Wed
nesday, March 22, at 8:15 in the Old
Chapel, the Pierrettes will present
“Ladiies in Rrtirement,” a three act
play written by Edward Percy and
Reginald Denham.
^ Normie Tomlin palys the lead as
Ellen Creed, the housekeeper-com-
panion to Leonora Fiske, played by
Adele Chase. A dele .portrays a re
tired lady of easy virtue.
Mary Forniy Duval takes the party
of the simi)le-minded sifiter of Ellen
• '• • Louisa Creed. Helen Robbins,
the other sister ... but not so
simple . . . as Louisa, plays as Emily
Creed.
Others in the cast are Mary Lou
Stack, as Lucy Gilham, the pretty
young maid; Jeanne Hodges, as
Sister Theresa, a nun; and Dick
Cobb, as Albert Feather, Mrs.
Ksher’s nephew who has stolen
from a bank, has been caught up
■'vith, and who has come here to hide.
The scene is leaid in an old pre-
Tudor farmhouse situated ,below
Gravesend in the Thames marshes,
made famous by Dickens in his
“Great Expectations.”
This is the first production the
Pierrettes have made since Mrs.
Bruce William’s resignation as ad
visor of the club.
The officers of the Pierrettes this
year are as follows: President, Mary
Formy-Duval; vice-president, Jeanne
Hodges; secretary, Frances Jones;
and treasurer, Senora Lindsey.
    

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