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Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, September 24, 1948
New Deans, Faculty Arrive
Freshmen Spend Four Days
In Throes Of Orientation
The Freshman swarmed in Sitnday, ^
complete witli baggage, parents and
the New Look, Since they arrived,
the 89 new students have spent this
week attending meetings and meet
ing attendants. Tliey had four full
days of becoming acquainted with
Salem campus, their Senior advisors
;md their own classmates.
Activities got under way Monday
morning with registration of the new
boarding students. Refreshments
were served in the Lay Student ^s
Center to the newcomers and their
parents during the day. At 5 p. m.
T)r. Rondtlialer addressed an assem
bly of all new students and their
guests in Old Chapel. After dinner
all women students met with the of
ficers of the Student Government As
sociation. Nell Penn Watt, presi
dent, spoke and tlie various organi
zation heads on campus were intro
duced. Lr. Jordan met with the |
men students in their own quarters.
The day was highlighted by a party
in the smokehouse of Bitting with j
('iitertainment by Frances Summers,'
Tootsie Gillespie, Frances Tucker'
nnd Joan Hassler who served as mas-;
ter of ceremonies. '
Tuesday's psychological and Eng
lish tests were off set by cool drinks
served by the Home Ec Club. After
vocational interests and personality
inventory tests, the Sights and In
sights and the Salemite entertained
with a coke party in Davy Jones’
Locker. All students gathered at
the fireplace for a supper given by
the A. A., Miss Hunter talked to the
students at 6:45 p. m. and the sen
ior advisors held handbook meetings
at 7 p. m.
Language tests, music theory
placement tests and library orien
tation were the order of the day
Wednesday. Miss Hixson made a
brief talk to the new students at
10 a. m. The senior advisors spon
sored a riotous softball game with
refreshments and the I. R. S. ended
the day with a fine party at 8 p. m.
A lumnae Qet
Jobs Or Men
In Hot War
by Peggy Gray
If you are a member of the Class
of ’48 and weren’t a bride or at
least a bridesmaid sometime during
the summer you just don’t rate!
Eleven of our class achieved the
married status. They were Frances
Winslow, Ruby Moye, Ann Millikin,
Lib Price, Marian Alarkland, Page
Daniel, Elaine McNee.ly, Ann Dun-
gan, Barbara Ward, Sal Mills, and
Marilyn AVatson. All of these girls
had begun to make wedding plans
before commencement except Mari
lyn, Sal and Elaine. No one was
too surprised when Marilyn and Sal
became engaged, t
Mary Wells Bunting and Tom
Andrews are having a big wedding
in Bethel, October 2, which should
be a small class reunion as seven
of her eight attendents are Salemites.
Jean Griffin spent most of the
summer buzzing around Nag’s Head
in her new ’49 Ford. Ann Mills was
on the beach at Morehead and Mary
Lou Langhorne has been at Virginia
, Beach all summer.
! Janie Morris toured Europe dur-
; ing the summer.
I Marion Gaither and Margaret Car-
I ter are established in New York
City now. Peggy Davis has been
up there most of the summer work
ing for the Campus Merchandizing
Association. Pinky Carlton has also
established a residence in the City
and the last we heard was job hunt-
Cat Gregory has been working for
the Spartenburg Radio Station. She
and Peggy Davis will go back to
school this fall unless their present
jobs prove too interesting. Ginna
(Continued on page three)
In Death of Miss Stockton
by Ruth Lenkoski
Further tragedy in Palestine has
again made that region the topmost
concern of the world. Count Fowlke
Bernadotte, the Lnited Nations Me
diator for Palestine, and his French
aide, Col. Andre Pierre Serot were
assassinated while making an inspec
tion tour of Jerusalem last Friday.
The Count was sent by the United
Nations last Alay 31 to meditate be
tween the Arabs and Jews. Although
faced with an impossible task the
Count energetically started to ne
gotiate terms and continued until
last week but in vain.
Since Bernadotte’s death the Is
raeli Government has embarked on
a large manhunt seeking the assas
sin. All roads leading in and out of
Jerusalem have been closed as have
the airports. Many menibers of the
Stern Gang, a group of Israeli ex
tremist fighters and suspects of the
crime, have been rounded up and
questioned. If not one of the Stern
gang a member of another extremist
group is believed responsible.
Now with Bernadotte dead, the
beginning of a hot war along the
Arab borders seems quite jirobable.
Snell occasion would further ruin
the chances for world recognition
of the newly formed Government of
Israeli. The Israelis are seeking ad
mission to the United Nations As
sembly. If they should gain admis
sion, the United States would prob
ably grant them two more wishes—
a sizeable reconstruction loan and
diplomatic recognition. The Bern
adotte incident, however, will be a
large factor of argument for those
nations, in the Assembly, that op-
pos^the admission of Israeli, in that
it will prove the Israeli Government
impotent in governing extremist ele
ments in its state. Hence the assas
sination of Count Bernadotte has
darkened the future of the Israeli
by aiding the threat of doubled
danger—the possible outbreak of war
with the Arabs and the loss of
Mr. David Weinland
177 th Session
Rev. David E. AVeinland, former
assistant to the president of Salem
Academy and College, has been ap
pointed president-elect of the Mor
avian Seminary and College for
Women at Bethlehem, Pa.
Mr. AA^einland was educated at
Aloravian College, Harvard Theolo
gical Seminary and Duke University.
He taught English at Aloravian Col
lege for four years. At Salem, in
addition to administrative duties, he
taught Bible at the academy and
Religion at the college. He was or
dained to the Moravian ministry and
served in the Moravian Church for
two years before being called to
The 1948-49 session of Salem Col
lege opened officially today in Me
morial Hall at 11:00 p. m.
The program began with the aca
demic processional to Mendelssohns’s
“Priest’s l^Iarch”. The senior pro
cession immediately followed after
which was sung the traditional
“Standing at the Portals.”
The scripture was read by Rev.
Douglas L. Rights. Rev. R. Gordon
Spaugh led the student body in
prayer. The salutation made -by the
Right Rev. J. Kenneth Pfohl fol
Miss Charlotte E. Hunter
Miss Charlotte E. Hunter of AVil-
liamsburg, Va., and Davidson has
been appointed dean of women. Miss
Hunter succeeds Miss Josephine
AAulson, who is doing graduate work
at Columbia University.
Miss Hunter received her A. B.
degree from Agnes Scott College and
her M. A. degree was awarded by
Duke University. For the past ten
years Miss Hunter has bden assistant
dean of students and adviser to
freshmen at Agnes Scott College.
During the first term of the 1948
Summer School at Duke University,
Miss Hunter served as acting dean
The Right Rev. Rondthaler made
announcements and introduced Miss
Ivy M. Hixson, Academic Dean, who
gave an account of the class honors.
The program was concluded with
the singing of the Alma Mater and
the academic recessional to “Pomp
Mrs. J. P. McNair
Airs. J. P. McNair has been ap
pointed lecturer in home economics.
She replaces Aliss Elizabeth Hedge-
cock who has gone into radio and
Airs. McNair is a native of Kansas,
was graduated from Kansas State
College, and taught in the Kansas
public school system for a number
of years. At Salem she will teach
(Continued on page three)
Funeral services for Aliss Blanche
Stockton, Salem dietitian, were held
September 8 at 4:15 p. m. at the
home on South Main St., and 4:30
p. m. at Home Moravian Church.
Born August 13, 1902, in AVinston-
Salem, the daughter of Rev. Ernest
and Minnie Tesh Stockton, she spent
her entire life in Salem, graduating
from Salem College in 1924. She
taught in AAinston-Salem public
scliools from 1924 until 1932, when
she accepted the position of dietitian
at Salem College, in which position
she remained until her death. Foi
several summers she had served as
dietitian at Camp Shirley Rogers,
ALss Stockton was a member of
the Home Aloravian Church and had
taught in the church’s Sunday school
for a number of years.
Surviving are four sisters, Aliss
Fla.velia Stockton, Airs. Kemp Cum
mings, Mrs. Aubrey Sapp and Mrs.
Miss Biancne Stockton
Robert Allgoode, all of this city: one
brother, Edwin L. Stockton, this
city; five nephews and two nieces.
Funeral services were conducted
by Bishop J. K. Pfohl, Bishop How
ard E. Rondthaler and Dr. Gordon
Spaugh. Interment was made in the
Lest the memory of beaches, part
ies, summer dances, visiting and
what have you has clouded our mem
ories a bit, and lest we forget what
goes on here at school this year, we
are reprinting the school calendar
September 17: Friday—Registration
of all local freshmen.
September 18: Saturday—Registra
tion of all local music students not
enrolled in college.
September 20: Alonday—Freshmen
begin Orientation program.
September 23: Thursday, 9 a. m.-5 p.
m.—Registration of Seniors, Jun
iors and Sophomores.
September 24: Friday, 11 a. m.—For
12 noon —Classes begin; thirty
niinute schedule for the remainder
of the day.
October 7: Thursday, Founder’s Day.
—Classes suspended at one p. m.
November 24: AAednesday, 5 p. m.
—Thanksgiving recess begins.
November 29: Alonday, 8:30 a. m.—
December 16: Thursday, 4 p. m.—
Christmas vacation begins.
Typical Freshman Loves
Salem, Eating and Dabbling
by Bitsy Green
Finding a typical freshman is like
looking for a book in the library.
After two seconds of mad dashing
around campus, I finally closed my
eyes and x>nlled Bet Hayes out of
the mob in CleAvell Smokehouse.
Bet comes from AAGlson, where she
has developed an interest in swim-
ing, basketball, parties and bridge.
She has a phobia against math
majors (as I soon found out) and
third floors. Incidentally she lives
in 310 Clewell.
A major in Primary Education,
Bet really does want to teach. “And
I am just crazy about Salem.”
It is a good thing she lives way
up on the third floor because she
“loves anything to eat.” Now
there is one freshman who will not
have trouble getting to the dining
room in time for meals.
The tests she took this week did
not bother her as they did so many
of the new girls. As she said, “I’ve
had them all before—but I didn’t
know it then, either.”
AVhen asked if she dated any spe
cial boy, the answer was, “Oh my
goodness no! ” She doesn’t want to
kill her chances either by giving
out names for publication in this
Bet has graciously offered to give
private lessons to any girl who does
not have a hobby. She says she
has become quite a professional at
having a good time doing nothing.
She also likes to “dabble” and
claims to be a jack-of-all-trades.
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