Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 19, 1948
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Betty Ann Epps
I. R. s. Plans
The IBS is sponsoring a “Saddle
Shoe Stomp” on Saturday, April 3.
The place is Davy Jones Locker, and
all Salemites and their dates are
invited to come and join in the fun.
The dance will start at 8 p. m. sharp
and last ’till 11:45. It is to be very
informal with lots of good music and
plenty of cokes. The price of ad
mission for all of this is twenty-five
cents for a stag and thirty-five cents
for a couple.
Mary Hill is in charge of the music
for the affair, while Jane Hart is
planning the refreshments. The de
corations are in the hands of Mild
red Matthews and Lucy Williams.
Betty Ann Epps is handling the pub
Clean up those saddle shoes, get
out your sportiest informal outfit,
invite that cute boy of yours, and
come to the “Saddle Shoe Stomp”
on April 31
Students Name Five Officers
Miss Jess Byrd will speak over
station WSJS Wednesday at 7:30
p. m. Her topic will be ‘ ‘ Some
Trends in Contemporary American
This talk is another program in
the series of Salem College broad
casts from the local station.
♦ All major officers for 1948-49 were*
elected when the big political'events
of the year ended in chapel yester
Joan Hassler, a St. Mary’s trans
fer from Thomasville, was elected
vice-president of the Student Gov
ernment. This year she was a mem
ber of the Y-Cabinet and vice-pres
ident of the French Club and Salem
Players. The other candidates were
Eaton Seville and Mary Patience
Betty Ann Epps from Gastonia
defeated Bot Arrington in the elec
tion for I. R. S. president. This year
she is the secretary of that organi
zation. She has been a member of
the Home Ec. Club for three years,
Lablings for two years, May Day
Committee for two years and Span
ish Club for one year. She is also
a junior marshal.
Heading the May Day Committee
for next year is lone Bradsher of
With the beginning of Holy Week
many traditional services are held in
the Home Moravian Church. Col
lege students are invited to attend
all of these, particularly the Palm
Sunday Service held at 7:30 p.m.
when tlie reading of the Passion
Week Manual begins.
The Easter Sunrise Service begins
at 2 a. m. when the band plays in
the square. Then it is divided into
sections which play all over the city. Greenville, N. C. This year she was
At 6 a. m. the Bishop reads the Con- a member of the President’s Forum,
, „ , May Day Committee, Pierrettes, Ath-
fession of Faith from the Liturgy, j^^ie Association and President of
Half-way through the service the I the Modern Dance Club. Her sopho-
1 i i.L more year she was a member of the
congregation proceeds to the grave ^
yard where the service is completed
Music plays a large part in these
services as is seen by the four hun
dred piece band which has been
practicing for this occasion all year.
This is an increase over the origi
nal trombone trio which played in
the first services of this type.
The service is broadcast over CBS
from 6 to 7 a. m. Easter morning
on a national hook up.
Noted Tenor And Teacher
Will Sing In Assembly
‘ John Toms, renowned tenor and*
voice teacher, will sing in chapel
At present Mr. Toms is a member
of the faculty of Northwestern Uni
versity. He was educated at Ober-
lin Conservatory of Music and in
1932 began his teaching carrer. He
received the degree. Master of Music,
at the University of Michigan in
1936. In the same year he became
a member of th^ faculty of the
University of North Carolina and
remained there for eight years. I”
1943 he accepted an appointment to
his present post at Northwestern.
While at U. N. C. Mr. Toms was
in charge of all vocal music and was
also the leading tenor with the Phil
adelphia Opera Company. Since that
time he has sung more than twenty
leading opera roles.
She defeated Dorothy Arrington.
Betty Holbrok from Lowell was
elected Tuesday as president of the
Salem College Y. W. C. A. She de
feated Betty Wolf from Charlotte.
Betty has been on the Y-Cabinet
for three years and was secretary
this year. She has been a member
of the Salemite staff for two years,
■the French club for two years, and
is advertising manager of the Sights
and Insights this year.
The new president of the Athletic
Association will bp Peggy Ann Wat
kins of Bluefield, West Virginia.
She has been a member of the Ath
letic Association for two years and
was secretary her sophomore year.
She was a member of the Lablings
and German Club for three years
and is president of the Monogram
Club this year. Also this year she
has worked on the staffs of the
Salemite aiid Sights and Insights.
The other candidate was Bety Wolfe.
Susan Johnson from Charlotte was
elected Chie'f Marshal in an election
held in chapel Thursday. Susan has
been a member of the Salemite staff
for two years and a member of the
editorial staff of the Sights and In
sights this year. She has also been
a member of the “Y” cabinet.
(Cont. on page nve)
Preston Kabrich was elected pres
ident of the Westminster Fellowship
for next year at a meeting held by
the group Friday at the First Pres
Other officers elected for 1948-49
are Polly Harrop, vice-president;
In the last year Mr. Toms has , Lucy Harper, secretary; Ann Mosely,
appeared three times with the Chi-1 corresponding secretary; and Norma
cago Symphony, and he will sing . treasurer. Virginia
, . “Mith, retiring president, announced
m • Alfredo in that the April meeting would be a
‘La Traviata” with the Opera Thea- banquet at which time the installa-
The Men’s Organization will hold
a “smoker” tonight at 8:30 in the
club dining room.
Chester Davis, local newspaper
man, is scheduled to speak at the -- -
event. Following his talk a film^tions:'
made at the World Series last fall
will be shown. The men of the
faculty have been invited as special
The newly-formed athletic com
mittee of the organization is respon
sible for the movie showing. Mem
bers are Earl Sandefur, Bernard
Johnson, Norman Jarrard and Neal
Stunt Night, Salem’s annual even
ing of caper-cutting, will be held in
Old Chapel tonight at 6:45 o’clock.
Each class has prepared a skit
for the occasion and will enter with
the faculty in competition for ack
nowledgement of superior originaliy.
The Y. W. C. A. is sponsoring the
event and proceeds from admission
charges will go toward Salem’s
quota in the World Student Service
Ann Wicker and Sis Hines are
preparing the script for the fresh
man entry, and Becky Huggins is
author of “Sophomores Salute Sal-
The collaborators on the jun-
ter in Chicago on April 18.
I tion of new officers will take place.
The Salem College Choral Ensem
ble will journey to Eocky Mount
tonight to give its first out-of-town
concert of the year.
The program, designed to give
both listener and performer a broad
er appreciation and knowledge of
music of the ages, is composed of
several different types of composi-
the chorale, 16th and 17th
century church music, spiritual, ora
torio, folk song, madrigal, modern
choral music and hymns.
Numbers included on the program
are as follows: Now Thank We All
Our God (Bach), Adoremus Te (Gas-
parini), O Bone Jesu (Palestrina)
and Cantate Domino (Hassler); all
sung by the Ensemble.
Choral Prelude: Awake Us Lord
and Hasten (Bach-Rebner), Frances
Sowers, pianist; Let The Bright Se
raphim (Handel), Lila Fretwell,
soprano; Gute Nacht (German folk
song) and How Lovely is Thy Dwel
ling Place (Brahms), by the Choral
Depuis Le Jour, aria from the
opera “Louise” (Charpentier),Mary
Wells Bunting, soprano; Ballade in
A Flat (Chopin), Frances Winslow, '
pianist; Through the Silent Night
(Rachmaninoff), Were You There!
(Negro spiritual) and Now is the
Month of Maying (Morley) by the
The Nightingale (Alabieff-Liszt),
Barbara Ward, pianist; Life (Cur-
ior class skit are Tootsie Gillespie,' ran), Gerry Allegood, contralto; and
Joan Hassler and Porter Evans, the concluding numbers by the Cho-
Pinky Carlton is heading the senior ral Ensemble: Serenade (Romberg),'
committee composed of Cat Gregory,' Thine Alone (Herbert), The Year’s
Margaret Carter, Marion Gaither and At the Spring (Beach) and The Lord
Margaret Raynal. | Bless You And Keep You (Lutkin).
~ ■ ^head is a graduate of Southwestern
University in Memphis, Tennessee,
and of Union Theological Seminary
in Virginia. He began his ministry
in Farmyille, Virginia; and then,
after a pastorate in Tampa, Florida,
at the First Presbyterian Church, he
was called to serve at the Second
Presbyterian Church in Charlotte,
where he stayed for eight years.
He was awarded the Doctor of
Divinity degree by Davidson Col
lege in 1937.
In addition to his ministrial duties
Dr. Redhead has contributed to the
American Pulpit Series, “Theologi
cal Today” and Presbyterian Out
look, of which he is a contributing
He has also made many public
addresses including commencement
preaching at the University of North
Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C.; Ran
dolph Macon Woman’s College, Lyn
chburg, Va.; Hampton Sydney Col
lege in Virginia: and_Women’s Col
lege of the University of North
Carolina, Greensboro, N. C.
Dr. John Bedhead
Dr. John A. Redhead, pastor of
the First Presbyterian Church in
Greensboro, N. C., has been invited
to deliver the baccalaureate sermon
for the 1948 graduating class. He
will speak at 11:00 a. m. on May 30
in the Home Moravian Church.
A Mississippian by birth, Dr. Red-