This Week’s Editor is
Mary Lib Weaver
Next Week’s Editor is
Number 1 5
The Hattie M. Strong Foundation
of Washington, D. C., will give a
scholarship for a foreign student
to attend Salem for the year 19S0-
1951 Mrs. Strong announced this
week. The scholarship will include
hoard, room and tuition.
The scholarship is to be given
in an effort to allow a deserving
foreign girl to attend an American
college and to foster a spirit of
international feeling on the Salem
This scholarship is in addition to
scholarships that the income from
llie Strong Fund for National and
International Understanding will
Marilyn Moore, freshman class
president, has announced that her
class will endeavor to raise the
cost of tuition for one foreign stu
dent ($390) for hexxt year at Salem.
Mrs. Strong has offered $100 to
ward this goal.
The administration announced
this week that three members of
the Board of -Trustees have con
tributed $100 each toward a pos
sible scholarship to be established
by the Board for another foreign
student to come to Salem.
Miss Catherine Nicholson of the
Salem Faculty will make her direc-
tora 1 bow in a major Little Theater
production sponsored by the Pied
mont Festival Committee.
The play will be Thorton Wilder’s
“The Skin Of Our Teeth”. It is to
he the drama event of the 1950
festival. The committee states that
the plav IS a fantastic comedy, the
satirical studyr of the adventures of
the Antrobus family down through
the ages. It won the Pulitzer
Try outs for the play were held
at 8 p.m., Thursday at the Y. W.
C. A. The play calls for six men
and six women in the cast, as well
as a large number of extras .
Miss Nicholson is an instructor
in the English Department, a grad
uate of Flora MacDonald College
and the University of North Caro
lina. She has her Master’s degree
from the University, and she is
working on a Master’s degree m
theater at Northwestern University*.
The play will be presented Wed
nesday, May 17, in the Reynolds
Auditorium as the fourth major
event of the 1950 Piedmont Festival.
The freshman class is working on
Every Wednesday night at 10:(M,
members of the class sell dougi
nuts and milk in Clewell. This is
not only for the girls in Clewe
but for all girls on campus.
Another project is through t e
Foster Parents Association in New
York. The freshman class is adopt-
ing a war orphan, and each gir is
to pay one dollar and eighty cents.
This project will only last until t e
end of the school term. _
The largest and most prommng
project will be held April 1. Ihe
freshmen are planning a ® ^
Show” presenting children of t e
Alumnae, ages two through ve.
The purpose of this project is to
raise moneys for and interest m
bringing foreign students to Salem.
(Continued on page fw'l
Tenative Schedule Of Training Program;
Singer Will Speak On Good Government
Elections for the major campus
offices for next year will begin
next week. The schedule for the
elections is :
Tuesday, March 7, Chapel
President of student government
Secretary of student government
Treasurer of student government
Wednesday, March 8, 1:30, Room
Sights and Insights Editoi Jun
.Thursday, March 9, Chapel
Athletic Association president
May Day chairman
Monday, March 13, 1 :30, Salemite
office, Salemite editor—Salemite
Tuesdays March 14, Chapel
I. R. S. pre.sident
Y. W. C. A. president
Wednesday, March 15, 1 :30
Thursday, March 16, Chapel
Pictured above from left to right are Polly Harrop, Louise Stacy and Betty MacBrayer busily makmg
plans for the training of new officers.
Mrs. Charles Hopkins, librarian
at the University of North Caro
lina, will speak at the annual meet
ing of the Friends of the Salem
College Library. The meeting will
he held Tuesday, March 7, at 8:30
Mrs. Haddon Kirk, chairman of
the Board of Directors, will pre
side. New board members and
chairman will be announced.
Mrs. Hopkins will review recent
books, such as “Home Lawn” “I
Leap Over The Wall” “Sheltering
Sky” “A Long Day’s Dying” ‘The
Parasites” and “The Dornestic Man
ners Of The Americans”.
A local Winstonian has given first
editions and manuscripts for exhibit.
Miss Siewers urges all Salemites
Mrs. Robert Fowler
To Be New Nurse
Mrs. Robert Fowler of Winston-
Salem will be the new nurse in the
h,firmary. She will replace _ Mrs.
Sue Durham who has resigne .
Mrs Fowler is a graduate of the
University Hospital in Phdade phia^
She is not a stranger here, as she
nursed here during May of last
year. Her appointment becomes
effective on March 8.
Duke Glee Club
To Perform Here
Seats are now on sale at Salem
College for the nationally famo’f
ule^niversity Men’s (Jlee Oub
under the direction of Jo
is lo l.e nresen ed
Saturday night, “4
Reynolds Auditorium. Featured
with the Glee Club will be a pianist,
soloists, and quartettes.
Tickets, priced at
students and one df
are being sold by Sarah Hamrick,
Muggins Bowmans Miriam Swaim
Sara Lee, SE Honeycutt Salhe
Kerner, and Marilyn Moore.
* The training pro.griim for the^
new officers of the major orgaui- I
zations on caiuinis will begin Marcli
16. The purpose of the program
is to acquaint the officers with their
duties before installation begins on
.April ^5. A scries of lectures and
meetings have been scheduled.
Dr. Singer will lecture on “Good
Government” on March 21. On
March 23 Dr. Gramley will speak-
on “Leadership”. Jane Kraiiss will
talk on “The Student Budget” on
March 28. All of these lectures
will be held at 6:45 p.m. in Room 1.
(Continued on page three)
Vespers will be held Sunday after
noon, March 5, at 5 p.m. in the
Home Moravian Church. This will
be a joint musical program with
the Home Moravian Choir and the
Salem College Choral Ensemble.
Paul W. Peterson will direct, and
Rose Kap» will be organist. Ves
pers will begin with an organ pre
lude followed by Ippolitoff’s “Bless
the Lord, O My Soul” and Noble’s
“Go To Dark Gethsemane”. Rose
Ellen Bowen, violinist, will play
Mascagni’s “Cavelleria Rusticana”
during the prayer. Barbara Lee,
soprano, and Betty Tesch, pianist,
will assist the Home Church Adult
Choir with “Great is Jehovah” by
Schubert. Jack Grim, tenor, will
sing “Thanks be’to Thee” by Han
del Florence Cole will give a
Reading; and a quartette composed
of Sarah Ann Slawter, Betty Pfaff,
Betty Sbepp, and Bety Tesch will
sing the Negro Spiritual “Were You
There?” Miss Gertrude White, so
prano, will sing Recitative and
Aria: “Break in Woe” (St. Mat
hew’s Passion) by Bach and Hear
my Supplication” (Litany in B
Flat) by Mozart. Following the
announcements and the organ \of-
fertory by Rose Kapp, the Salem
College Choral Ensemble will sing
four selections: “Come Spirit tis
His Day” by Bach, “Thee, Lord,
Most Holy” by Satern, “Thou the
.A.ll-Holy” by Gibbons and “Puere
Hebrearum” by Thompson. The
congregation will sing a hymn fol
lowed by the Benediction and
Everybody is invited to attend
the musical vespers.
To Be Held
.An Alumnae Workshop for Salem
College Alumnae Club presidents
will be held on the campus Friday
and Saturdajg March 3 and 4, Miss
Lelia Graham Marsh, Salem Alum
nae Secretary, announced this week.
Friday night at 6 p.m. dinner will
be served to tlie presidents in the
club dining room. At 6:30 p.m.
there will be a coffee in the Alum
nae House. Following this the
members will hold a business ses
sion led by. Mrs. Tom Wilson of
Raleigh. The purpose of this meet
ing is to plan Alumnae Day for
May of this year.
The executive board of the Al
umnae Association will hold a meet
ing Saturday at 10 a.m. in the
Club presidents from many areas
of North Carolina are expected to
attend the work-shop. There will
also be several attending from out-
of-state. Miss Marsh commented
that for the first time, Friday night,
all of the beds in the Alumnae
House will be in use.
School Of Music
The Salem College School of
Music presented another Music
Hour Thursday, March 2, at 4 p.m.
in Memorial Hall. The program
was as follows: Mozart’s “Theme
with Variations from Sonata in A
Major” by Anne Morgan ; “Chopin’s
Nocturne in C Sharp minor” by
Helen Creamer; Rachmaninoff’s
“Prelude in G minor” by Anne Rod-
well ; and “Mendelssohn’s Concerto
in G minor. Op. 25, Molto Allegro
con fuoco” by Doris Keith.
"Fallen Idol” Starts
Sunday At Forsyth
“Fallen Idol”, acclaimed by New
York critics as one of the eight
best movies of 1949, will be at the
Forsyth . Theater on Sunday, Mon
day and Tuesday of next week.
Starring in the movie are Ralph
Richardson and Michele Morgan.
The acting of eight year old Bobby
Henry has been rated “superlative.”
The junior class, for the second
consecutive year, won the first
prize of $5 at Stunt Night last
night. The freshman class, with
their true-to-Salem-life skit, won
the $2 second prize.
The Junior class gave a skit en
titled “Queen Guinevere’s Square
Table”, which was a satire on the
pageant of May Day. Cacky Pear
son, Winkie Harris, Lee Rosen-
bloom and assorted beauties were
the leading performers.
The Sophomore class did a take
off on Salem social life in the forrrt
of King Lear. Muggins Bowman
was in charge of their program.
The Freshman class also did a
take off on Salem’s social life.
Their skit was entitled “Night As
A Salemite or Kissing At Clewell”.
A chorus of girls dressed in paja
mas sang lyrics set to the music
from "South Pacific”.
The Senior skit was a parody on
musical events. It was done in
pantomine with various members
of the class performing solos, sex
tettes and playing instruments of
the orchestra. Wesley Snyder was
outstanding as the conductor of
The judges for the event were
Margaret Raynal, Mr. Brandt, and
Mary Lib Weaver, chairman of
WSSF, has announced that Stunt
Night netted approximately $50 for
The schedule for basketball games
to be played tomorrow during Play
Day is :
Meredith—W. C. -..10:45
High Point—Salem .11:20
High Point—W. C 1 :55
Salem—G. C 2:20
High Point—Meredith . 2:45
W. C.—Salem . 3:10
G. C.—High Point . .3:35
W. C—G. C 4:25
All games will be played in the’