The Old Staff says ‘Thank you’
Printers’ Ink in hand, they
leave with a sigh.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 16, 195!
Holidays start Wednesday, my
May you take first prize in the
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At the last Stee Gee meeting,
the council discussed two very im
portant petitions which have been
the highlights of conversation
among student groups.
The first petition, “We, the
undersigned, petition to give Fresh
men a half vote in" all elections,
was signed by twenty-eight stu
dents. The Student Council dis
cussed the matter and will make a
recommendation for it to be voted
upon by the student body as :
whole in Tuesday’s Student Gov
The second petition, “We, the
undersigned, petition to eliminate
the light cut system completely,’
was signed by thirty-two students
The Student Council has investi
gated this, too, and will attempt
to have an announcement concern
ing this in the student body meet
Since these two petitions are of
general interest to everyone on
campus, the Student Council urges
all to be present for this meeting
Carolyn Harris, editor of the
1951-52 Sights and Insights, has
announced her staff for next year
Associate Editor, Kitty Burrus;
Assistant Editor, Elsie Macon;
Literary Editor, Eleanor McGre
gor ; Photographic Editor, Julia
Timberlake; Senior Editor, Betty
Parks; Junior Editor, Jean Daven
port; Sophomore Editor, Peggy
Johnson; Copy Editors, Lola Daw
son, Jane Watson; Typist, Ann
Sprinkle; Editorial Assistants,
Anne Blackwell, Patsy Crawford,
Wootie Beaseley, Carol Glazer, Lu
Long Ogburn, Anne Lowe; Bus
iness Manager, Dee Allen; Adver
tising Manager, Edna Wilkerson.
Dr. R. Gordon Spaugh will read
The Triumphal Entry from the
Passion Week Manual Sunday
night at 7:30 p.m., March 18. in
the Home Moravian Church.
Special music will be presented by
the young ‘people and the church
choir. The traditional anthems to
be sung are “Hosanna” by Gregor
and “Bethany” by Sorenson.
Palm Sunday stands as a gate
way to Moravians the world over.
It derives its name from the
branches of the palm trees strewn
in Christ’s way when He entered
The Home Church invites every
one to attend this special Palm
Sunday program and the other
Passion Week Services to be held
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, spring vacation will begin at 5
p.m. next Wednesday, March 21.
Classes will resume at 9:25 on
Thursday, March 29. On that date
no assembly will be held, and all
classes before lunch will meet an
hour later than they are regularly
scheduled to meet.
The usual sign-out procedure
will be used.. All students should
sign out as soon as possible. Girls
going to places other than their
homes must have permission to do
so from home.
Students are reminded that the
blessing at meals will be said at
five minutes past the hour. All
students are urged to be in the
dining room by that time. This
is an effort to have hotter food at
both lunch and dinner.
ueen Will Go
Lucy Harper, Salem May Queen,
will represent Salem at the annual
Azalea Festival in Wilmington on
March 30 and 31 and April 1.
Lucy will serve as an attendant
in the court of the Festival Queen,
who is a Hollywood starlet.
At the Festival on Friday, March
30, the attendants will appear on
Ted Malone’s broadcast and be
entertained at a luncheon. They
will also attend a song festival and
a dance at Lumina, Wrightsville
On Saturday morning at 11 p.m.
the Festival Parade will be held.
A luncheon, appearance at the
PGA gold tournament at the Coun
try Club, and a dinner will honor
the queen and her attendants. That
night at 9:30 the Coronation Ball
will be held at Lumina. At mid
night the girls will appear at the
Cape Fear Country Club dance.
A breakfast Sunday morning will
end the Festival.
Lucy will have David Porter as
Sophomore Comprehensives will
be given Monday and Tuesday,
April 2 and 3.
At 2:00 p.m., Monday, April 2, a
two and a half hour test will be
given to test the students ‘profile’
of knowledge. This test is not
connected with academic courses,
but is a test of general cultural
background. It will include the
following subjects: history, social
studies, literature, science, art, fine
arts and math.
At 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, a
test on contemporary affairs will
be given. This test will measure
the students’ understanding of re
cent social, scientific, and cultural
developments. Ability to make
sound and critical observations
about contemporary civilization
will be determined from the test.
Individual self-analysis leaflets
will be issued to the students after
the comprehensives have been
Betty Parks, Emily Warden and Carolyn Harris are shown after
being elected to major campus offices for ’51-’52. Lola Dawson and
Jane Schoolfield have also been chosen this week.
Stee Gee PlansIPaper Staff
For April 3
The traditional installation of
new officers will take place in as
sembly April 3.
Winkie Harris, outgoing Presi
dent of Student Government Asso
ciation for 1950-51, will address the
student body, and review the
achievements of the Student Coun
cil as well as acknowledge their
weaknesses for the benefit of the
new officers. Margaret Thomas,
incoming President of Student,
Government Association for 1951-1
Breakfast Will Be
Served Here Easter
Students and members of their
families (dates included) who
would like to attend the Moravian
Sunrise Service at 6 a.m. on Easter
Sunday, March 25, are invited to
breakfast of sugar cake and coffee
at 5:30 a.m. that day in the Col
lege Dining Room.
Please secure tickets (for ad
mission to the campus at West
Gate) from Mrs. Ann Rose, the
President’s secretary, before 5 p.m.,
Tuesday, March 20.
Salem Y Cabinet
At its regular weekly meeting
this week the Salem Y. W. C. A.
Cabinet elected officers for the
coming year. These officers will
serve with Carol Stortz, who was
elected president in a recent stu
dent body election.
Barbara Fisher was elected as
vice-president. This office makes
her chairman of the Vesper Com
mittee. She will replace Mary Lib
Elected to serve as secretary was
Marilyn Summey. She will take
over the duties of Carol Stoftz.
Alice McNeeley will replace
Peggy Chears as treasurer.
These new officers will be in
stalled at an installation program
on Sunday, April 8.
Mary Faith Carson, out-going
president, presided over the meet
52, will be installed and officially
accept her responsibilities by a re
The installation of new officers
in the spring, prior to the official
school year, is for the purpose of
familiarizing them with the duties
of Student Government work
through the guidance of the former
The new officers for the Student
Government Association are:
President Margaret Thomas
- Alice Blake Dobson
Secretary Peggy Chears
Treasurer Rose Ellen Bowan
Senior Class President
- - Edna Wilkerson
Junior Class President
Sophomore Class President
The new officers for the major
I. R. S - Lou Davis
Sights and Insights
Salemite Jane Watson
Y. W. C. A. Carol Stortz
May Day Betty Parks
A. A Emily Warden
Chief Marshal ... Jane Schoolfield
Pierrettes Lola Dawson
Local Glee Club
Sings In Assembly
The Glee Club of the Memorial
Industrial School sang in assembly
yesterday, March 15. A thirty
minute program of sacred and
spiritual Easter music was pre
The Memorial Industrial School
is a local Negro orphanage. The
Salem Y. W. C. A. gives the child
ren at the school a party every
Christmas and Easter.
Jane Watson, editor of the ’51-’52
Salemite, has announced her staff
as follows: Associate Editor, Lola
Dawson; Assistant Editor, Eleanor
MacGregor; Makeup Editor, Peggy
Chears; Copy Editor, Ruthie Der
rick; Copy Editor, Ann Lowe;
Sports Editors, Jane Fearing and
On the editorial staff are: Jean
Patton, Betty Parks, Lorrie Dirom,
Charlotte Woods, Margaret
Thomas, Elsie Macon, Kitty Bur
rus and Marion Watson.
Editorial Assistants are: Flo
rence Spaugh, Edith Tesch, Lou
Bridgers, Eleanor Fry, Peggy
Johnson, Lu Long Ogburn, Jean
Calhoun, Cynthia May, Emma Sue
Larkins, Fay Lee, Jane Schoolfield,
Florence Cole, Edith Flagler, Joan
Elrick, and Phyllis Forrest.
The Business Staff is as follows:
Business Manager, Emily Warden;
Advertising Manager, Ann Hobbs;
Assistant Advertising Manager,
Jean Shope; Circulation Manager,
Martha Fitchett; Exchange Edi
tor, Fae Deaton; Pictorial Editor,
Marion Watson; Typists, Betty
McCrary and Lou Bridgers.
There are several vacancies on
the editorial staff which will not
be filled until next year to allow
for advancement of persons al
ready on the staff or new talent.
An art exhibition of the work of
Charles Chapin and Edward Bry
ant will be shown on the third
floor of the library this afternoon.
There will be pieces of sculpture,
oil paintings, landscapes, and figure
painting on display.
The exhibition is from two to
four. Coffee will be served. Both
Mr. Chapin and Mr. Bryant will
be there to answer any questions.
Will Sing Here
Marian Anderson will be pre
sented in concert sponsored by the
Winston-Salem State Teacher’s
College at 8:30 p.m. on March 27.
The concert will take place in
Fries Auditorium. Single tickets
may be purchased at the door for
In student body elections held in
chapel Thursday of last week and
Tuesday of this week and at a
club meeting Wednesday, Emily
Warden was elected president of
the A. A.; Carolyn Harris, editor
of Sights and Insights; Betty
Parks, chairman of the May Day
Committee; Jane Schoolfield, chief
marshal; and Lola Dawson, presi
dent of Pierrettes.
Emily, who is from Roanoke,
has been active in sports since her
freshman year. She is a member
of the softball and basketball var
sity teams and the Monogram Club.
She was treasurer of the A. A.
this year and is in the Modern
Carolyn, a junior from Rocky
Mount, has worked on both the
Salemite and the annual staffs. She
was a marshal this year. She is
treasurer of the I. R. S. and a
member of Y Cabinet.
Betty is treasurer of the Future
Teachers Association and a mem
ber of the Y Cabinet. She is a
member of the Modern Dance Club
and was president this year of the
Jane served as treasurer of the
freshman class last year. She is
on the Budget Committee and the
Nominating Committee. She was
elected secretary of the Inter
national Relations Club this year.
She is also assistant advertising
manager of the Salemite.
Lola has worked with the Pier
rettes since coming to Salem and
has had parts in several plays. She
was president of her class last
year. This year she served as as-
sistant editor of the Salemite.
Y Plans Easter
Party For Orphans
The Salem Y. W. C. A. is spon
soring an Easter party for the or
phans at the Memorial Industrial
School at 3:30 p.m. on Monday,
All girls who are interested in
going to the party are asked to
sign up in their dorms. The Y will
furnish transportation, and the
group will leave at 3:00 from Cle-
A party for the older group is
being planned. The you nger
children will be entertained at an
Easter egg hunt.
Peggy Chears, community ser
vice chairman of the Y, is serving
as general chairman for planning
the party. Jean and Joan Shope
are planning the entertainment.
To Be April 21
The annual Junior-Senior dance
will be held from 8:30 until 11:30
p.m. Saturday, April 21, in the
Music will be furnished by
Jimmy Myers and his orchestra.
On Music Hour
The Salem College School of
Music presented its weekly Music
Hour at 5:00, Thursday, March IS.
Thirty-five children participated in
Symphony Will Play
The Winston-Salem Symphony,
with James Lerch conducting and
Frances Yeend singing, will give
its IcPst performance of the season
at 8:30 p.m. April 3, in the Rey
Miss Yeend is replacing Nan
M e r r i m a n, who was originally
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