M9 ‘g. 4 ly It Here’s a six page Salemite Thrown together on Wednes day night akmitr If too many mistakes you find We will try to do better next time Volume XXX Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, October 21, 1949 Number 5 assey Elected May Queen Hattie M. Strong Fund Given m-' I# sn # V ^ I* Miss JJof Massey, May Queen of 1950, is shoimi here right after her election. A brunette zoith hasel eyes. Dot ivore blond satiti trimmed loith mother of pearl sequins around the ncek and on the skirt. Gleason Speaks About W.S.S.F. Mr. John C. Gleason, regional secretar\r for the World Student Service Fund, spoke to the student body in chapel on Thursday, Octo ber 20. Mr. Gleason stressed the needs of world students and the importance of each student con tributing to the Fund during W. S. S. F. Week at Salem. Dr. Gregg Singer, head of the History Department, introduced Mr. Gleason. He told of Mr. Gleason’s awareness of the present conditions in Europe, for Mr. Gleason has visited the continent in the post war eta. He also stated that our speaker had done graduate work at Wisconsin University in European History. Mr. Gleason opened his talk by giving a brief resume of the work of W. S. S. F. He then told per sonal interest stories of some of the students in Europe that have been helped by the Fund. He also told of some of his personal ex periences with the students, es pecially those that h^had met dur ing the International Christian Stu dent Federation convention this past summer in Canada. I.R.C. Meets Monday Night The International Relations Clu'S' will meet Monday night at 7:00 in Bitting living room. Mary Turner Rule, Frances Florne and Jane Bow man will discuss^ their trip to Eu rope this summer. Also plans for the year will be presented. Re freshments will be served. Yanks Note! Trains Alter Schedule The Southern Railway has an nounced that Winston-Salem will have new train Service beginning Sunday, October 23, 1949. The new train will give the city a degree of main line service by eliminating a change in Greensboro, for its destination will be New York City. The train will arrive here at 8:25 p. m.; it -will depart at 8:35 p. m. Passengers for New York will reach their destination at 9:10 a. m. the next morning. A brand new light-weight stain less steel car, which has been as signed to Winston-Salem, will be on exhibition at the Union Station all day Sunday. It will feature double bed rooms and single room ettes. Southern officials will be on hand to conduct tours through the nerv sleeper. Picnic Held By Coeds The Menis Organization will have a Wiener Roast at Miller Park on Saturday, October 22. The fire at Shelter Three will be hot and ready to roast wieners at six-thirty. All men students and their guests are invited to come even if they cannot spend the whole evening. Those who want to go should see Norman Jarrard before eleven o’clock Saturday morning and let him know the number of guests they are inviting. Dr. 0ramley Add resses Al umnae Dr. Gramley will speak to the Salem Alumnae Association of Winston-Salem at 8:00 o’clock Monday night. This is the first meeting of this organization of which Mrs. J. Har old McKeithan is president. The project of the club for this year is to revive the . interest of the 900 Winston-Salem Alumnae in student life at Salem. This back to campus movement will promote interest in dramatics, music, and other under graduate activities. On his way back from Bethle hem, where he attended Dr. David Weinland’s inaugration, Dr. Gram- ley will speak to the Salem Alumnae .Association of Washington, D. C., at the home of Mrs. Tyre Taylor. Rabbi Begins Lecture Series Rabbi Herman, of Temple Eman uel, Winston-Salem, was guest speaker for Mr. Sawyer’s History of Religion class on Wednesday, October 19. This was the first of a series of eleven lectures planned by Mr. Saw yer and designed to give the stu dents a better understanding of the different faiths. Rabbi Herman is a recent gradu ate of the Hebrew Union College in Cincinatti. He and his wife came to Winston-Salem four rfionths ago. The lecturer discussed the dif ferent branches of Judaism: Refor med, Conservative and Orthodox. The floor was then opened for dis cussion and questions. The stu dents’ understanding of the Jewish faith was greatly increased by Rabbi Herman’s lecture. The series includes lectures on Catholicism, Greek Orthodox, and various Protestant faiths. In the future the Salemite will announce the speakers for each week, and all students are invited to attend the lectures and take part in the dis cussions. LR.S. Holds Room Contest Pat Adylett and Sarah Cranford have the best all round rooms among the freshmen it was an nounced yesterday by the IRS room contest judges. The judges. Miss Samson, Miss Hodges, and Miss Carlson made the inspection yester day morning affer assembly. Sarah and Pat live in 322 Clewell and their room is done in blue and yellow combinations. The bed spreads are blue plaid with yellow blankets carefully folded on top of them. The chairs are covered in blue and the curtains are yellow. Perhaps the thing that clinched the judges decision was the green ivy in the bronze vase, hanging from the wall. It gave' just the right individual touch to the room. The winners were presented with Revlon Fashion pen and lipstick combinations and a carton of Ches terfields by the two campus repre sentatives of Revlon and Chester fields. EndowmentHas New Purpose The Board of Trustees of Salem Academy and College, at their meet ing on Tuesday, established a $44,- *133.50 fund to promote “national and international understanding” among Salem College students. The endowment will be known as the “Hattie M. Strong Fund for National and International Under standing”, and was established from a fund set up in 1945-46 in honor of Mrs. Henry Alvah Strong, donor of Strong dormitory and Cor- rin Refectory. In the past the endowment has been allocated to the financing of a program of apti tude and vocational testing gui dance. A report to, the Salem College trustees stated that the purpose of the Hattie M, Strong Fund,, as now set up, will be “to foster in Salem students an awareness of their re sponsibilities as citizens; t o en courage an appreciation of other nations’ view points and attitudes; and to encourage an awareness of national and world problems to the end that international cooperation and peace might be more quickly achieved.” To accomplish this purpose, the Fund will finance foreign student scholarships, lectures by experts in world affairs, panel discussions for Salem students with guest speakers and foreign students, and music, art and literary programs centering in foreign cultures. GIFTS TO SALEM A total of $5,575 in gifts to Salem since the beginning of the new fiscal year, July 1, was announced at the meeting of the Trustees. RE-ELECTION OF TRUSTEES Five local non-Moravian men were re-elected to the Board of Trustees for 1949-50: Archibald Craige, W. Penn Sandridge, Tho mas B. Rice, Secretary of the Army (Continued on page six) Evans Named Dot’s AAaid Dot Massey of Kinston has been elected May Queen climaxing fifteen rninutes of promenading and smil ing before the interested student electors. Pulchritude plus was ex hibit A in this election of May Queen, Maid of Honor and May Court held in Old Chapel Tuesday and Wednesdaj" nights. Other candidates for queen were Sally Ann Borthwick, Laura Har vey, Betsy Evans, Frances Horne and Connie Neamond. From these beauties after more smiling and bowing, Betsy Evans from Enfield was elected Maid of Honor. Both girls won on their own with a platform of natural beauty and a campaign of becoming modesty. Dot is an English major and editor of the Sights and Insights this year. She has been on the May Court for the past two years and was a marshal her junior year. Betsy transfered to Salem in her junior year after graduating from St. Marys. She is class representative to the IRS and this is her first year on the May Court, Wednesday night twelve girls were chosen from forty-two candi dates to represent Salem beauty in the May Court of 1950, Sally Ann Borthwick a senior from Winston-Salem is off-campus vice-president of the Student Gov ernment this year. She sings in the Choral Ensemble and presides over the Day Students Center and all its activities. Laura Harvey a senior from Kins ton will serve her third year on the May Court. Laura was a marshal in her junior year and has been a member of the Lablings. This year she is doing practice teaching in the primary grades. Connie Neamond from Philadel phia is our Bowman Gray repre sentative this year. Connie a mem ber of the senior class has been a Cabling and representative to the IRS. Mary Barrett from Akron, Ohio is a member of the sophomore class. (Continued on page three) Stv A ■ ./'f.'-'k '*■ ■> 4'' ' b *"■ ■ ' A •• itt Miss Betsy Evans the Maid of Honor for the May Court of 1950 poses after-her election Tuesday night. Betsy wore a green and silver dress with a green nylon overskirt which set off her blond hair and gray green eyes.