North Carolina Newspapers

Number 19.
Students and Faculty Members
Installed In Honor Society
Jane White, R«beeca
Howell, Betty Moore, Dorothy
Farrell, and Leila Sullivan of the
class of 1944, and Emily Harris,
Mary Ellen Byrd, Mary Luey
Baynes, and Jane Frazier of the
class of 1945 became active members
of the Salem College Honor Society
at an installation service held in
assembly Thursday.
Faculty members of
Chemical Society
Meets At Salem
The extent to which chemical an
alysis controls industry was dis
cussed at the firfet meeting of the
the new ' Chemical Society held in
society are; Dr. Rondthaler, Dr.
Willoughby, Tubbs, Miss Hix
son, Miss Lucile Vest, Mrs. Theodore
Rondthaler, Mrs. Frances Jarrat
Harris, and Mr. Higgins. A long
list of alumnae who have graduated
“cum laudae” since 1931 are honor
ary members.
Miss Hixson opened the program
by explaining the history of the
movement to establish a Salera
Honor Society to recognize and
foster scholarship.
The speaker of the morning was
Dr. W. H. Rogers of the English De
partment of the Woman’s College of
the University of North Carolina.
‘■“This is a significant occasion,”
Dr. Rogers said, “because we
are entering a 'crucial period of
history in which honors and honor
societies may play the determin
ing part.” He explained that an
honor society is a symbol of values,
a symbol of achievement, and a
symbol of man’s search for know
ledge, tnitli and beauty that makes
man different from the animal.
“Education is fundamentally the
means by which man becomes civil
ized. Education is the last place
where the search should be stifled,”
(Cont. to page four)
Winston-Salem Tliursday Night in
the Old Chapel.
William B. Warren of Pittsburg,
Pa., director of development of the
Fisher Scientific Company was the
speaker at the meeting that fol
lowed the dinner in the club dining
room of the Hattie M. Strong Re
fectory. Charles H. Stone, section
chairman, presided and Professor
C. H. Higgins, chairman-elect, in
troduced the speaker.
Special Grueats recognized at the
dinner were: Dr. Howard Rond-,
thaler, Salem College; Dr. C. C. Car
penter, Bowman Gray School of Med
icine; and Mr. E. H. Harwood, R.
J. Reynolds Tobacco Company. Rep
resentatives were from concerns in
this area that employ chemists. The
guests were met in Main Hall by
advanced students of chemistry and
were shown over the campus and
then to the Refectory.
In his lantern slide-illustrated lec
ture, Mr. Warren discussed the
theory of titration in general and
elc'ctrometric titration, pointing out
the type of instrument used for these
experiments. In rounding out his
discussion, the speaker talked of
the theory and practice of carbon
(Continued On Back Page)
String Orchestra
To Give Concert
Wednesday Night
The annual concert by the Salem
College String Orchestra, under the
direction of Hazel Horton Read will
be presented Wednesday night,
March 29 at 8:30 in Memorial Hall.
The program opens with a Sonata
for Strings by Perolesi (1710-1736).
This three movement Sonata —
Allegro—Adagio—Allegro has been
arranged recently from the original
manuscript score which is in the
New York Public Library.
Solist of the evening will be
Barbaro Ann Benson, a talented
fifteen year old pupil of Miss Read.
She will play the last two move
ments of the Concerto in E Minor
by Mendelssohn.
A contrasting group of two num
bers follows—the lyric Minstrel’s
Canzonet from Tscaikowski’s opera
“Yolande”. Gossips by Dnbensky
which is done pizzicato throughout
its intriguing fugue form.
The closing group, in the modern
idiom, consists of Intrado, Mistful
■A-ir and Eergamask taken from the
Suite Music for Recreation by the
contemporary composer Amendeo do
Personnel of the Orchestra are
as follows:
1st Violins:
Elizabeth Swinson—Charlotte, N. C.
Eloise Hege — Winston-Salem, N. C.
Barbara Ann Benson — Elkin, N. C.
2nd Violins:
Christine Denn — Winston-Salem
Rose Ellen Bowen — Winston-Salem
Kathrine Fort — Raleigh, N. C.
Skippy Pfanstiehi — Highland Park,
(Continued on Page Four.)
Jones Elected To Lead YWCA;
Baynes Named to Head Athletics
Ingenious Cast Gives ^‘Murder^^
Mary Luey Baynes will lead the
Athletic Association as president for
1944-45. This election was held on
Wednesday, March 22. Mary Luey
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. T. Baynes of Winston-Salem.
Opposing Mary Lucy was Mildred
Garrison of Glen Alpine, N. 0.
Since her freshman year, Mary
Lucy, living up to the “Baynes
tradition,” has been outstanding in
campus activities. Mary Lucy was
the freshman day-student repre
sentative to I. B. S. The following
year she was vice-president of her
class; and this year Mary Lucy has
been Treasurer of Student Govern
ment, as well as a marshal, and a
member of the Salemite staff.
Throughout her years at Salem,
Mary Luey has been outstanding in
athletics—^playing on her class
teams in all sports, and making the
^'arsity team in hockey. Finally
Mary Lucy has been an active mem
ber, of the A. A. Council, serving
as treasurer of the association last
ARC Seeks Large Increase;
Salem Pledges Only $131
The American Red Cross is ask
ing for a 70% increase in donations
this year over last year’s amount.
Salem College, as of March 21, has
pledged $131.26. $69.76 of this
amount has already been collected.
If you have not made your contribu-
(Cont. to page four)
Frances Jones of Kinston, N. C.,
was elected President of the Salera
College for the year 1944-45 in
Friday’s elction.
As a member of the YWCA cabi
net during her sophomore year and
as secretary of the “ Y” this year,
she has obtained experience which
equips her to serve in this office.
In addition to her “ Y” work
Prances has been active in dra
matics, IRS, and sports. She served
on the IRS cabinet when a Fresh
man, on the Salemite staff and as
secretary of the International Re
lations Club when a sophomore. At
present she is secretary of the Pier-
(Cont. to page four)
Red Cross in Action
To Be Shown In FOm
A group of five films on the work
of the Red Cross will be shown on
Friday night, March 31, sponsored
by the War Activities Council. Each
film is 10 minutes in. length, and the
entire showing will last about an
'The first, “Hand in Hand',” is the
story of the Junior Red Cross. “No
Greater Glory” follows a nurse
from the date of her graduation,
through her enlistment in the Army,
and aa she serves overseas. “Since
Pearl Harbor” is a rejKirt on what
the Red Cross has accomplished in
the war, action at Pearl Harbor
(Continued on Page Four.)
“Ladies In Retirement,” a three-
act drama, was i>resentcd by the
Picrette Players March 21 and 22
in the Old Chapel.
Normie Tomlin^ as Ellen Creed
]>laycd the leading role with ability
and intensity. The scene was laid
in the living room of an old Jiouse
on the marshes of the Thames
Estuary. Leonora Fiske, the owner
of the home, was portrayed bv
Adele Chase. Albert Feather, Ellen’s
disrepi^able nephew, played by
Dick Cfobb, entered the seem? just
before the arrival of her two mad
sisters, Loiiirfa, played by Mary
Formy-Duval, and Emily, by Helen
Kobbins. Mary Lou Stack, as Lucy
Gilham, the ijiaidi and Jeanne Hod
ges, as Sister The.resa, a nun from
the neighboring convent, were con
vincing in their roles.
The plot centered around Ellen
Creed's fanatical devotion to her
unbalanced sisters and her attempts
to secure a home for them. This
was her motivation for killing the
conquettish old maid, Lenora Fiske,
for whom she was keeping house.
Her sisters were happy ^jjeir
haven, but the arrival of Albert
Feather, fleeing from a charge of
embezzlement, complicated matters.
After several scenes of suspense,
Albert confronted Ellen with his
knowledge of her crime. Unable to
live the death in life which would
be the penance for her crime, Ellen
left her sisters, never to return.
Technical details for the well-
received! play were handled as fol
lows: Stage set, Elizabeth Ann
Jones; Properties, Margaret Bul
lock, Dodie Bayley; Posters, Eliza
beth Ann Jones, Julia Garrett;
Make-up, Bet Hancock; Publicity,
Miss Edith Kirkland, Lucille New
man; Prompting, Senora Lindsey;
House, Frances Crowell; Tickets,
Frances Jones; and Lights and
Sound Effect, Margaret Bullock.
'Tlie play was produced and dir
ected entirely by the members of the
Smetana’s “Bartered Bride” Chosen
Theme For May Day Pageant
At last Nancy Stone is ready to
let out the theme of this year’s
May Day—the story is taken' from
the opera The Battered Bride by
Smetana. It is going to be a gav
occasion with all Czechoslovakian
music by Smetana and Dvorak. The
dances, too, are all Cz’eck in origin.
Besides the gayness of the Czech
>nusic and dancing there will be the
light and fun loving pageant of
the lad who sold' his bride to another.
niid the colorful pokas, Shef Y'yles,
« gypsy ballerina, flirts about with
all the handsome men. To add laughs
to the color and music of the pageant
Sue Willis, the clumsy, stuttering
clown will be tliere to entertain.
Any of you who know the story
of The Bartered Bride will be
doublod-pleased at this presentation.
These spring days you must most
certainly be thinking of May Day—
If, however, these last few winter
days completeljr’ threw you off the
track, perhaps there was still enough
campus greenery to remind you of
May Day. Haven’t you seen all the
people trying to polka in the smoke
house? Probably Betty Moore was
right in there behind them. Then
there is Charlotte Richards popping
up at the most unexpected moments
to beg you literally on bended knee
to bring back your “broom-stick”
skirts after si)ring' vacation to use
in May Day. Who could have missed
Leila Sullivan getting in practice
for her long solo walk down the
steep, little, narrow path? Most any
day finds Stonie and Mae Murry
tramping to Walker’s Florists in
spike heels. Ah there are signs all
around if you will only look.
In connection with the dances
Mrs. Lynne Boyle Forrester, the
charming young dancing teacher in
town, has agreed to help Betty
Moore with them. With all of the
grand! cooperation that the chairmen
of the committees have received,
thus there is no doubt that this
year’s May Day will be the best
yet. May 6 is the day—it’s not
too far off!

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