March 22nd is the first day of
How many more girls will get
We are through with six-week
Now faculty can grade them
while students rest.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 17, 1950
Number I 7
Clara Belle LeGrand
Clara Belle LeGrand was elected
Editor-in-Chief of the Salemite for
1950-51 Friday, March 10 . Lee
Rosenhloom was the other nominee.
Clara Belle is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. John P. LeGrand of
Mocksville. She was a member of
the French Chdj her freshrrjan and
sophomore year. This year she is
a member of the I. R. C. and on
the May Day Committee, Clara
Belle has worked on the Salemite
for three years.
Clara Belle is double majoring in
English and history. She also plans
to get a teacher’s certificate and
will practice teach next year.
Clara Belle will edit her first
Salemite March 31.
Girl Scouts Will Use
Campus for Camp
The Winston-Salem council of
the Girl Scouts will use Salem Col
lege campus for a Day Camp from
July 11-21. These plans were an
nounced by the executive committee
of the Board of Trustees Tuesday,
Bids For New
The bids for the construction of
the new Salem College Science
building have been let, the executive
committee of the Board of Trus
tees announced Tuesday, March 14.
The total expenditure for the
construction of the building is to
be $149,686. This figure is e.xclusive
of equipment which has been esti
mated to cost about $40,000. Con
struction is to begin in the near
future and the building is to be
completed by December 1, 1950.
I'lpe general construction contract
has been given to the Southeastern
Construction Company of Charlotte.
The amount of money involved in
this contract is $130,060.
Reynolda, Inc., was the success
ful bidder for the plumbing con
tract. The bid of this company was
The contract of the heating equip
ment has been awarded to the
Crater-Disher-Ketner Company of
Winston-Salem. This company’s
bid was $10,496.
The architecture of the Science
building will be in keeping with
the established campus pattern; the
building will be veneered with hand
made brick and roofed with hand
made tiles. Terraso flooring will
be used throughout the labora
tories, classrooms and on the stair
ways. The building will be of con
crete and steel construction and
will be fire proof.
Four floors are to be built. The
lower floor, or basement, will pro
vide for a stock-room, a dark-room
and laboratories for qualitative,
and laboratories for quntatative.
The main floor, to be on the
caminis level, will consist of a lec
ture room, offices, a general chemi
stry lab and a biology lab.
The third floor will contain bio
logy labs, a physics lab, offices and
The fourth floor will be used
rexcliisively by the home economics
department and will provide for six
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Creamer, Fretwell Give
Piano, Voice Recital
The Salem College School of
Music presents Helen Creamer,
pianist and Lila Fretwell, soprano
in their Graduating Recital Mon-
'lay, March 20, 1950 at 8:30 p. m.
'll Memorial Hall. The soloist will
assisted by Nell Folger Glenn,
i^argaret Vardell, and Charles G.
Mardell. Accompanist will be Caro-
iyn Lovelace, fluitist.
T-hc program is as follows:
(from the Messiah) .. .Handel
yaghissima Tembianza Douandy
Kittrell, Clinkscales To Head May Day
And Athletic Association For ’50-’5l
Echo Song Bishop
Flute Obbligato, Miss Lovelace
Prelude to “Alceste” -
Aria from Third Violin Sonata
Capriccio in G minor, Op. 116,
No. 3 - Brahms
Chere Nuit Bachelet
Marie Antionette’s Song
(Continued on page three)
The Salem College Education
Club will become a charter mem
ber of the National Future Teach
ers of America next Tuesday even
ing, March 21. At 7 p. m. Dr.
Gramley will present the charter
to the group at a meeting in the
Day Students Center.
Bernice Pierce, President of the
Education Club, will conduct the
meeting. Upon presentation of the
charter, Dr. Gramley will speak to
members. New members will be
taken in from the Sophomore Class
and officers for next )^ear will be
elected. The meeting will be closed
by the serving of refreshments.
Charm Week begins on Tuesday,
March 21. This annual exent spon
sored by the I. R. S. serves as a
reminder to all students that good
grooming and neatness at all times
is an essential part of everyone’s
Carolyn Dunn, president of the
1. R. S. has announced the follow
ing plans for Charm Week. In
chapel on Tuesday the I. R. S. will
have a speaker to talk on charm
after graduation. Wednesday night
at 6:30 there will be an after din
ner coffee hour in the Day Stu
dents Center. This will be followed
by a Fashion Show sponsored by
Sosnik-Thalhimer who will pro
vide the spring clothes, and Rev
lon who will supply the proper
make-up for each c.ostume. The
May Court will model these spring
To conclude Charm Week a re
presentative from Revlon will speak
in chapel on Thursday on the nec
essity of good grooming in the
Mayor Marshall C. Kurfees of
Winston-Salem has called a meet
ing of the citizens of the town to
hear a report on tlie possibilities of
restoring Old Salem. The meeting
was called for Thursday night,
Marcli 16, at eight o’clock and was
held in (he ballroom of the Hotel
Robert E. Lee. If the plan is ac
cepted, a board of trustees will be
named at this time.
The area under consideration has
been determined by the City-County
Planning Board and is bounded on
(he west by the railroad tracks, on
.the east by the Athletic Field of
Salem College, on the south by
Central School, and on the north
by Belews Street.
President and Mrs. Gramley will
be guests at a luncheon honoring
(he new President of the Greater
University of North Carolina, Gor-
,don C. Gray. The luncheon will be
held in the Founder’s Room of the
Morehead Building in Chapel Hill
at 1 p.m., March 22.
The presidents and their wives
of all North Carolina colleges have
been invited to attend. The lunch
eon is being given by Mr. and Mrs.
William Carmichael. He is Comp
troller and business manager of
U. N. C.
Following the luncheon the presi
dents and their wives have been
invited to view the Easter Pageant
in the Morehead Planetarium.
Enthusiasm At Teas
The series of Alumnae teas and
luncheons w-hich have been held
recently prove that the Alumnae
are very enthusiastic about Salem
and the new events that are con
stantly taking place. The next
Alumnae tea and meeting is to be
held in Fayetteville on March 23.
Dr. Gramley, Miss Marsh and Miss
Byrd will attend.
Mary Beth Kittrell, daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. S. B. Kittrell of
Pinetops, ^vas elected May Day
cliairman for 1950-51 last week by
(he student body. Beth is a,n Eco
nomics and Sociology major. She
is now on the May Day Committee
lor her second year.
’ Araluen Clinkscales was elected
by the student body to be President
of the Atliletic Association for
1950-51. Clinky has been A. A. ten
nis manager for two years, a mem
ber of the hockey varsity for two
years, is a member of the Mono
gram Club, and is this year the
President of the junior class. She
is also a member of the Scorpion,
the I. R. S. council, and a member
of the Salemite staff. She is the
daughter of Dr. and Mrs. G. S.
Clinkscales of Anderson, S. C.
The Winston-Salem' Civic Music
Association wall present the Robert
Shaw' Chorale in a concert Saturday,
March 18, at Reynolds Auditorium
at 8:30 p.m. Doors wall be opened
at 8:00 p.m. This is the last con
cert of the 1949-50 season.
The Winston-Salem Civic Sym
phony will present a concert with
Carroll Glenn, guest violin soloist,
on Tuesday, March 21, in Reynolds
Auditorium at 8:15. The program
is as follows: Adagio from Toc
cata and Fugue in C Major by
Bach-Stokow'ski; Komm Susser Tod
(Come Sw?eet DeatlV) by Bach-Sto-^
kowski; Concerto in D Major by
Beetheoven by Carroll Glenn, Solo
ist; English Folk Song Suite by
Vaughn Williams; and Caprice Es-
pagnole by Rimsky - Korsakoff.
Tickets may be obtained at the.
Wylma Pooser was elected Edi
tor-in-Chief of 1950-51 Sights and
Insights by the junior class on
Wednesday, March 8. She defeated
Jane Hart. Wylma is now on the
editorial staff of the Salemite and
is a member of the Honor Society.
She is an English major and is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Keith
Pooser of Spindale.