The Administration has appointed
Miss Adele I’aiigle as Vocational
Guidance director for second
The Vocational Guidance pro
gram is open to all students; how
ever, this program is at present
concerned mainly with the seniors.
Near the end of the semester place
ment work for the seniors will be
gin. The Strong Vocational Interest
Blank is being given to the Seniors
Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at
5:00 I), m. in room four. This blank
will be given at other times by ap
The Vocational Guidance office
"which is across from the Registrar's
office, will be open for student con
sultations on Wednesday morning
and Tuesday and Friday afternoons.
This program was ori^nated to give
students information on any oc
cupation, possibilities of advance
ments, and ways to enter a job.
Miss Pangle majored in Vocational
Guidance and Occupational Adjust
ment at the University of Omaha.
She received her M. A. in Guidance
work at Columbia University. Miss
Pangle continued summer work in
Student Personnel Administration at
Miss Pangle is continuing the
work started by Miss Katherine
Bonney the second semester of last
The second semester for the school
year 1940-47 began with registra
tion Monday, February 3. At this
time sixteen new students entered
Salem. Two of these are boarders.
They are Collette Speigelberg, a
freshman B. A. major and Rebecca
Beasley, A. B. Music in Piano, trans
ferring from W. C. U. N. C. There
are five new day students includ
ing Mary Caroline Graham, a sopho
more transfer from Coker; Alice
Lannpn, another sophomore trans
ferring from St. Josephus, Brooklyn,
K. Y. Mary Ann Hege, sophomore
from W. C., Susan Spach, and Mrs.
Mary Lillian Campbell Cole, senior,
are former Salemites who have re
Six new vets have entered. These
include Thomas Distabile, brother of
Miss Distabile; Eugene Midyette,
brother of Sebia who graduated in
1944; William Spenser, brother of
Mary Jo. David Prongay, James
W. Smith, and Howard Wilson.
Charles Routh has entered the frc-sh-
man class. lie is assistant in Young
People’s Work at the Friends Church.
There are several special students
including James Fain, Jr. and Paul
Pegram, Jr. The total enrollment
to date is 390.
As ^art of the 175th year of
Salem and its special celebration,
I>r. and Mrs. Rondthaler are mak
ing a round of visits to Salem
alumnae groups, both in and out of
They have been meeting Salem
girls old and you jig in Durham,
Kaleigh, Rocky Mount, Wilson,
Greenville and Washington, Albe
marle and Wadesboro, also Lumber-
ton and Laurinburg, Whiteville,
Plyladelphia, and Washington, D. C.
'^rips are now being planned to
Danville, Va., New York, Baltimore,
Cibarlotte and Mayodan "with other
places la the spring.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, February 7, 1947.
Blanche Thebom Will Sing
The Civic Music Association will
present Blanche Thebom, a mezzo-
soinano from the Metropolitan
Opera Company, in Reynolds Audi
torium, Mondiiy night, February 10.
Jliss Thebom began her career in
the church choir of her home town.
Canton, Ohio. Thinking a musical
study too expensive for the daughter
of a stetel worker, she became a
secretary. While going to Sweden
with her parents, however, she sang
in a ship’s concert. A former ac
companist of Marian Anderson heard
her and sent her to Miss Anderson’s
teacher. Three years later she made
her New York debut and silice then
has hud three concert tours and
two opera seasons.
There will be two buses chartered
to take Salem students to and from
this concert. Anyone desiring this
transportation may make arrange
ments in the deans’ office.
To Sing Feb. 14
The Glee Club from the Univer
sity of North Carolina will give
a concert in Winston-ftalcm on Fri
day, February fourteenth. The Con
cert will be held in' the Reynolds
Auditorium. Tickets for this concert
will be on sale next week in the
office of the Resident Dean.
Mary Mills Dyer
Sings In Chapel
Mrs. Mary Mills Dyer, a graduate
of Salem College School of Music
in 1930, was the guest in Assembly
Thursday, February 6, 1947. Mrs.
Dyer divided her program into two
parts. Her first group included the
negro spiritual, “Were You There
When They Crucified My Lord,”
followed by “Brahms Lullaby” and
“Lift Thine Eyes.” Bach-Gounod’s
arrangement of “Ave Maria,” then
“I Love Thee” and “Courage” were
sung to conclude the program. Mrs.
Dyer was accompanied by Sara Halti-
To Be Presented
The San Carlo Opera Company will
present two operas on Saturday,
February 8, at Reynolds Audi-
toruim. At 2:30 in the afternoon,
• the performance of Gounod’s
“Faust” will begin. Verdi’.s “Aida”
will be presented at 8:30 in the
evening. Tickets are on sale at
the Jesse G. Bowen Music Co. on
'V. Fifth St.
This is the first appearance of a
major opera company in Winston-
Salem in a number of years. The
San Carlo Opera Company is one
of the largest organizations tour
ing the United States and Canada.
On its thirty-sixth tour the group
is composed of 125 people includ
ing an orchestra, chorus, and corps
de ballet as well as a number of
excellent solo artists. Tho founder
and general manager of the company
is Fortune Gallo. Victor Trucco is
the conductor. Ethel lashmit Kalter
is returning to her home town as
Amneris in “Aida.”
Is On Display
A loan exhibit of classical art
objects from the University ,of
Pennsylvania is now on display in
the Old Chapel. The exhibit, brought
through the courtesy of the history
department at Salem, is,one of two
exhibits to be brought as a part of
the 175th Anniversary celebration
of the college.
Of the approximately thirty ob
jects comprising the display, one-
half are derived from Egyptian civil
ization in 3400 b. c. Also included
are an interesting assortment of
artfacts, jewelry, pottery, and
statuary from Babylonia, Crete,
Greece, and Rome. Of special in
terest are a gold leaf fragment of
an Egyptian money case, an Etrus
can clay figure, a hellenistie marble
head, and examples of cunieform
and hieroglyphic writing.
The unusual exhibit, which is
probably the only one of its kind
in North Carolina, is open to the
public from 9 a. m. to 6 p. m.
Campus Will Be Scene
Of Three Spring Dances
Honors Day will be_ Tuesday, Feb
ruary 11. Honors Day is observed
at the beginning of each semester.
Its purpose is to give appropriate
recognition to those students who
have attained specific standards of
excellence in academic work.
The Dean’s List and niemberg of
the Honor Society are announced in
:i.sseiiibly oh this day. The Dean’s
List is made up of all students who
have a B-f average or above. The
Honor Society’s membership is
limited to students of superior
academic achievement who have
completed a specific amount of work
and who are concluding at least the
junior year of college work.
The Westminster Fellowship Group
will meet at the First Presbyterian
Church, Friday night, February 15,
at 7:30 p. m. The guest speaker will
be Alf Taylor from Davidson College.
Alf Taylor is the son of Dr. Kerr
Taylor, educational secretary of
Foreign Missions of the Preibyteriau
Church. He was born in China and
returned to the United States when
he was eleven years old to continue
his school work. After having en
tered Davidson, he went into the
Army for three years.'He served as
first lieutenant as an aide to a
general in China acting as inter
preter. He is planning at present to
continue his studies at Davidson and
eventually return to China in the
He is going to talk to the group
about ChristiaTiity and its condi
tions and opportunities in China
today. Ifofreshments will be served
after the meeting.
A Students’ Recital was held in
Memorial Hall at 4:00 o’clock on
February 6th. The program was as
follows: Plaisir D’Amour, Martini,
Katherine Ives; Kreisleriana, Schu
mann, Frances Miller Sowers; At
the Well, Hageman, Emelyn Gilles
pie; Sonata in G major Op. 31, No.
1, Beethoven, Frances Winslow; The
Cloths of Heaven,' Dunhill, Sarah
Ann Slawter; Sonata in S flat major.
Op. 81 A, Beethoven, Sara Halti-
wanger; Un Bel Di, Puccini, Peggy
Sue Taylor; Concerto in C major. Op.
15, Beethoven, Margaret McCall.
Salem was represented at a
Committee Meeting of the Southern
Regional Planning Conference, held
in Atlanta, Ga. on Sunday, February
2. Frances Carr, the delegate from
North Carolina, is among the 12
students elected from t^e thirteen
southern states to help plan the
Southern Regional YM-Y^W Summer
The conference will be held this
summer from June 11-19 at Berea
College, Berea, Ky. Outstanding
speakers will be Summer Wells, Dr.
Georgia Harkness, and T. Z. Koo.
More prominent speakers are be
ing contacted. Dr. T. B. Cowan will
be the Personal Counselor.
* The annual Junior-Senior dance
will be held April 12, Mary .lane
-McGee, Junior Class president, an-
Further plans for the affair have
not been completed. Betsy Boney
and Sal Mills are in charge of
Agnes Quinerly, president of the
Monogram Club, has announced that
the Monogram Club is giving an
informal tea dance for the student
bodVj the faculty, and their friends
on Saturday afternoon, February
15. The dance will be held in the
basement of Louisa Wilson Bitting
Dormitory between 4:00 and 5:45
Henrietta Walton, president of
the Athletic Association, has also
invited the student body, the facul
ty, and their friends to a Valen
tine Dance which will be held in
the gymnasium On Saturday night,
February 15. Harold Gale ai^d his
orchestra will furnish the music for
the dance which will last from 8:30
to 11:45. The dance will be a card
dance, and it will be managed simil
arly to the Christmas Dance. Cards
may be obtained from members of
the A. A. Council. Various com
mittees are already at work on
plans for the dance.
The freshman class will entertahi
their “Big Sisters,” on Wednesday,
February 12, in the Day Students’
Center at 5:45 P. M. The program
is under the direction of Joy Martin
Jane Smith, Lillian MacNeil, and
Talks To Lablings]
^Ir. Gordon Goodale, new chem
istry professor temporarily replac
ing Mr. Charles H. Higgins, will
speak to the Lablings on Tuesday
night, February 11 The meeting will
be held in the lecture room of Park
nail at 8:00 p. ni. Mr. Goodale’s
subject will be “Alchemy.”
All members who expect to order
Labling pins are asked to be pre
sent, and all those who have not
yet paid their second semester dues
are asked to pay them to Margaret
Forum To Discuss
A public forum on atomic energy
will be held in Reynolds Memorial
Auditorium at eight o’clock tonight.
The first speaker will be Karl
Russell, one of tho scientists at Oak
Ridge who worked on the develop
ment of the atom bomb; he was
also sent to Bikini to observe the
effects of the test made there.
The second speaker \vill be Frank
Hanst of the University of North
Carolina law school; Mr. Hanst will
discuss the political issues result
ing from the development of tho
bomb. Mayne Albright of the world
federation in North Carolina will
conduct the public forum. A recently
released army film, entitled “Tale
of Two Cities,” will be shown; this
is a motion picture of the destruction
of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.
The meeting is being sponsored by
the Winston-Salem Junior Chamber
of Commerce. Two chartered buses
will be available to take Salem
College students to the auditorium.