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Volume XXX
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, October 21, 1949
Number 5
assey Elected May Queen
Hattie M. Strong Fund Given
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.
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
Mary Barrett from Akron, Ohio
is a member of the sophomore class.
(Continued on page three)
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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.

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