Wanted: Your opinion of the Honor System Write a letter to the Editor Notice: Student Leaders Speak Lauterbach Charms Volume XXX Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, November 1 1, 1949 Number 8 Pierrettes Work Hard On "Liliom” by Polly Hartle The cast and crew for Liliom are busily making preparations for the 1949 major production to be held in Old Chapel on December 1 and 2. The costume committee, with swish of paint brushes and the chaos of flats being moved is found the scenery crew. In Mr. Law- rences’s basement, bits of wood, nails and jars of paint are being transformed into little picket fences, trees, lamp-posts, doors and win dows. Here is the technical direc- | tor, entangled in yards of tape measure, sawing and constructing each piece to scale. Minds filled with an amazing amount of inge nuity have been at work recon structing old flats and utilizing effective drapes, lights and dis carded jumk. Mr, and Mrs. David, native Hun garians, are the music and costume advisors. They have worked with productions in Budapest and have contributed to Liliom valuable in formation on dress and mannerisms typical of the Hungarian peasants and movements. The cast rehearses every night from 7:00 until 9:00. The entire auditorium hums with players mem orizing lines, blocking and action. The play itself is in seven scenes; the cast is composed of about twenty-five people including extras for the Prologue. Monday, Nov- (Continued on page four) Salem Appoints Fund Group The appointment of a faculty-stu dent committee of Salem College for the administration of the Hattie M. Strong Fund for National and International Understanding was announced Wednesday. The committee is composed of Dr. Gregg Singer, chairman; Dr. Dale H. Gramley, president of the col lege ; Academic Dean, Ivy M. Hix- Lucille Vest, the Rev. Edwin Saw- son, Miss Marian Reed, Miss yer, Mary Turner Rule, a senior, and Winifred Harris and Sybgi Haskins, juniors. Dr. Gramley said the committee would meet soon to establish a policy of administering the funds amounting to $44,133.50. He pointed out that it was too late this year to set up a scholarship for foreign students, but that the college hoped to have at lesist one next year. Other activities to be sponsored through the fund will include a series of lectures, to be given at the college. Education Club Holds Program The Education Club was in charge of the assembly program Tuesday morning. They presented a pup pet show dramatizing “Goody Two- Shoes” as the first school mistress. Following this was an allegorical presentation of The Three Little Pigs, in the form of a radio skit. The three little pigs and their mother were College, High School, Elementary School, and Kindergar ten. ‘it- - ,k * Merriman Presents Recital; Debussy Dominates Program Margaret Ferguson Merriman, pianist, presented a. recital Mon day, November 7, in Memorial Hall. The program began with Pastor ale by Scarlatti. Sonata, No. 449 by Scarlatte-Longo and an Organ Prelude in G minor followed. Mrs. Merriman concluded the first half of the recital with Brahm’s Sonata in F minor. Dr. ''/ardell had pre viously commented that this is one of the greatest sonatas ever written. The second part of the recital began with Papillons, Op. 2 by Schumann, followed by four select ions by Debussy. For an encore, Mrs. Merriman played Fantaise Impromptu by Chopin. From the enthusiastic applause, Mrs. Merriman was well received by the audience. She received three curtain calls at intermission, and three at the end of her recital. The Winston-Salem Journal , reported that “she certainly knew what she was doing every note of the time there w'ere no slips or flubs. Other commenters on the recital complimented her on her light touch, gradual cressendos and des- crendos, and her beautiful interpre tation of Debussy Mrs. Merriman will present some of these same works at Times Hall on December 2. English Majors To Hear Prof Dr. Urban T. Holmes of the Romance Linguistics department at Chapel Hill will speak to the lan guage and literature majors next Thursday night at 7 p.m. in the Day Students Center. Dr. Holmes is an authority on the Middle Ages. He has proposed to take a character of the times and take him on a tour of London and Paris. This way he will deal with the language, literature, and culture of the period. Cox To Speak On Anglicans The Rev. Mr. James Cox, rector of St. Pauls Episcopal Church, will speak to the History of Religion course at 12:10 Monday, November 14. Mr. Cox will discuss the history, doctrines and sacrements of the Anglican Church. He will also draw some comparisons between the Roman Catholic Church and the Anglican Catholic Church. Everyone interested is invited to come. Stee Gee Appoints Faculty Advisers Miss Evabelle Covington, Mihs Marian Reed, and Dr. Gregg Singer were appointed as faculty represen tatives at the Legislative committee of the Stee Gee. Dr. Gramley and Louise Stacy made the appointments this week. Faculty Inspects Guilford Building Dr. Gramley, Mr. Campbell, Mr. French and Mr. Clark Starbuck, chairman of the Building Grounds Committee of the Board of Trust ees, went to Guilford Saturday to look at the new science building there. The new Guilford science building is to be dedicated next week. Gordon Gray Gives New Scholarship The one hundred dollars as estab lished by Gordon Gray, member of the Board of Trustees and Secre tary of the Army, will be given to the rising junior who has achieved the highest academic record during her sophomore year. This actcion was taken by the faculty at their November meeting. This new prize will complement the Sallie Southall Gotten award of two hundred dollars set up by the North Carolina Federation of Women’s Clubs which is given to the rising senior who has achieved the highest academic rating during her junior year. The latter award has the stipulation that the receiver must be a resident of North Caro lina ; the Gordon Gray award does not. NOTICE! Tomorrow night is the time for Gingham Tavern. The Day Stu dents Center is the place. Mr. Peterson and Roslyn Fogel are to be the main attractions. This annual affair is sponsored by the Home Ec. Club. Dancing, sing ing and a floor show will warrant bringing your date for 50c or com ing alone for 35c. Lauterbach Charms Girls; Gives Food For Thought Movie^Hamlet by Joan Carter Read He may have been a scholar turned newspaperman; he may have been an authority on the Far East; he may have planted questions in the audience in order to tell good jokes; he ’may have taken his cof fee black and his roast beef rare; but to the privileged Salem girls who talked to him in the Alumnae House he will always be remem bered as the charming lecturer (to deal with abstractions) who gave us food for thought along with de light for our eyes. Technically, we found out that his name translated means “bab bling brook”; we also discovered that he is married and has three children. As for college, we knew that he had graduated summa cum laude but we did not know that he majored in English and wishes he had majored in art and city plan ning. He also confessed that he worked for grades. Then too, we learned about what an “out of this world” weekend Dartmouth Winter Carnival is. As for lectures he said he never wrote his speeches out but used the note card system, shifting through them as he talks. He wished that someone could take them down in shorthand so he could compile it into an article ^nd sell it. When asked what he thought about southern girls, “I can’t an swer that now. You see that is my spring lecture.” Now is the time to remind the Lecture Com mittee that that would be a good choice for next year. But down to what he gave us to think about. We were taken on a quick tour of the East including Japan, Korea, China, and South eastern Asia. We got a quick sum mary of how and why Russia had a strong hold in China and sug gestions on how the United States might compete and get Russia out. The basis was competition with Russia for we must work with the inevtible revolution and not against it. We must appeal to the Nation alistic spirit of China. Military measures without political, econo mic, and social reforms are no good. As a solution to our problem in Japan, Mr. Lauterbach said that the long slow process of education was the only way out. He re minded us that democracy cannot be imposed on any nation, a lesson we should have learned long ago. We have saddled Korea with Rus- (Continued on page four) Coming Nov. 16 Laurence Oliver’s motion picture, “Hamlet” is coming to Winston- Salem. Beginning next Wednesday, November 16, “Hamlet” will run for four days at the Forsyth Theater. The Winston-Salem Little Thea ter group has aided in the bringing of the movie to Winston-Salem. For their part the Little Theater will receive a per centage of the sale of tickets prior to November 16. The Little Theater will use their proceeds in a fund for a building of their own. Tickets are now on sale at Vog- ler’s Jewelry Store, O’Hanlons’, The Book and Stamp Co. (Nissen Build ing), News Stand in Robert E. Lee, Cox’s Pharmacy, College Village. Matinee, 90 cents; night, $1.20, tax included. Editors Appeal For Balance Thanks to Miss Byrd we, the editors of the Salemite, have seen the following clipping from Atlanta. “The two editors of Emory Uni versity’s student newspaper, “The Emory Wheel”, resigned today. They complained that professors are giving students so many assign ments that they no longer have time for extra-curricular activity. “The editors, Reese Cleghorn and Richard Hodges, appealed for a balance between classwork and out side activities.” We the editors of the Salemite make the same plea for we too are tired. It is now 10 o’clock Wednes day night and we have not yet put our baby to bed. We have had five or six classes, written our hands off tracing the history of U. S. af fairs from 1898 to 1949, we got our novel six weeks back, we struggled through seminar reading the ans wers out of the book and now we sit surrounded by dummies, ads, cuts, unwritten headlines and we re peat we’re so tired. We don’t want to resign, we don’t even like to protest but there are times when life' gets tedious don’t it ?

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