Just a word we’d like to say,
A very Merry Reading Day!
This term of the Salemite is
After exams we’ll be back—
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, January 18, I952_
Marquis Childs To Lecture
Dr. Clemens Sommer will open
the new art exhibit of Durer wood-
Clemens Sommer Will Speak
At Art Gallery Opening Tonite
Dr. Clemens Sommer, head of the art' history department of the
University of North Carolina, will speak tonight at 8 ;00 at the Art
Gallery, when an exhibit of 15th century woodcuts by Durer will be
opened to the public.
The woodcuts to be exhibited will include fourteen prints from the
State Art Gallery in Raleigh. Salem College Art Club is very fortunate
in being able to secure the prints for exhibition. Durer was one of
the most famous northern Renais
It was in the latter part of the
15th Century that Durer became
widely known for his most import
ant project, the illustration of the
Book of Revelation or the Apo
calypse. This consists of the wood-
cuts that will be shown tonight.
Dr. Sommer will describe, an-
alize, and tell the history of the
Durer woodcuts. After the talk.
Dr. Sommer will be on hand to
answer individual questions.
Dr. Sommer received his Ph. D.
from the University of Friburg in
Germany. He was the holder of
several travel fellowships during
his European residence which en
abled him to visit and study at
outstanding European Art Muse
In 1938 he left Germany and
came to the University of North
Carolina where he has been since
then. He now conducts art tours
throughout Europe to all the
famous centers of art during the
latter part of the summer.
Slated Feb. 5
Miss Elizabeth Reigner, director,
has announced that tryouts for the
Pierrette’s spring production. Blithe
Spirit by Noel Coward, will be held
Feb. 5 at 7:00 »m. in the speech
laboratory. South Hall.
The English drawing room com
edy contains two female leads,
and two supporting roles. There
are also two male parts.
Freshmen are urged to attend
the tryouts since the first semester
limitation of hours they may Parti
cipate in extracurricular activities
has been lifted.
Dr. Lucy Leinbach Wenhold, pro
fessor emeritus at Salem, gave ^ a
research paper on Spanish Colonial
Florida at a meeting of the Faculty
Research Group last Monday night.
Dr. Francis Anscombe spoke on
“Our Universe” at the Labling
meeting last Tuesday. Slides and
posters were used to illustrate his
Refreshments were served after
the business meeting to about 25
Salem’s F. T. A. club will be
hostess to the clubs of Appalachian
State Teachers’ College and Guil
ford College on Feb. 7. Ann Simp
son, district vice president, and
the other district officers have
worked out a program of inter-
visitation. In two years Salem will
have visited all the college clubs
in this district.
All unclaimed articles from the
lost-and-found office will be placed
on a table in the reception room
of Clewell, Tuesday, Feb. 5. Any
one - may take these articles even
though she is not the owner.
Mr. James R. Lerch, conductor
of the Winston-Salem Symphony,
sent his resignation to the asso
ciation’s board of directors last
Wednesday because of a disagree
ment on the policies of the Sym
Mr. Lerch had conducted the
Symphony since its founding five
years ago. He is head of the
string music department at Salem
and is on a year’s leave of absence
to work on his master’s degree.
Henry Sopkin, conductor of the
Atlanta Symphony, has been en
gaged for the next concert. Mr.
Sopkin is widely known for his
work with community and young
Sopkin will come to Winston-
Salem on Feb. 16 to prepare for
the second symphony concert Feb.
Term Feb. 5
The Adult Education Program
will begin a second semester term
on Feb. 5. It will last 12 weeks
ending April 29.
Courses in drama, English, cur
rent events, religion, psychology,
studio art and music will be of
fered for adults. Creative drama
and art will be taught for children.
The adult courses will meet once
a week on Tuesdays from 7:30 to
9:00 p.m. The children’s courses
will meet on Saturday mornings
from 10:00 a.m. ’til noon.
Only two courses, psychology
and music appreciation, will be
given for credit. A student will
receive two semester hours for each
of these courses.
Another course which will be of
fered for the first time is Reading
Speed-Up Course for Business and
Professional People. The class,
taught by Dr. Elizabeth Welch,
began last Wednesday and will con
tinue meeting twice a week at
5:10 p.m. until March 11.
These courses are taught for the
people of Winston-Salem and vici
nity by the teachers of Salem in
attempt to contribute to the pro
gress and culture of the community.
The Y. W. C. A. of Bethlehem,
Pa., launched its building campaign
Jan. 16. Dr. Dale Gramley gave
the first address at the opening
dinner held at the Y.
On Jan. 17, Dr. and Mrs. Gram-
ley were guests of honor at an
alumnae tea in Philadelphia. The
tea was held at the home of Mrs.
Gilbert C. Fry, mother of Eleanor
■They also attended an alumnae
meeting Jan. 18, in Washington,
D. C., at which Dr. Gramley was
the guest speaker. The meeting
was held in the home of Mrs.
E. H. Trotter, president of the
Washington area Alumnae Club.
The Lehigh Valley Alumnae Club
has planned a meeting for January.
Mrs. R. A. McCuiston, president
of the Alumnae Association, will
be the guest speaker.
By Washington Newspaperman
Marquis W. Childs, Washington columnist, will speak Jan. 23 at 8:30
p.m. in Memorial Hall. He was selected to replace Miss Marguerite
Higgins who canceled her lecture because of illness.
Mr. Childs, whose column “Washington Calling” appears daily in
more than 150 newspapers, will discuss the Washington situation. He
said he will comment “on personalities, issues and political maneuver
ing as these affect *our welfare and that of the world.
Besides frequent trips throughout
the United States and Europe, Mr
Childs has interviewed diplomats
in many countries including a per
sonal interview ivith Marshall Tito
in Yugoslavia. In 1947 Mr. Childs
traveled in Germany, Poland, Swit
zerland, Greece, Italy, France and
England, studying postw-ar con-
In the fall of 1950, the colum
nist visited the Middle East, India
and Pakistan. His exclusive inter
views with Prime Minister Nehru
after the UN forces had crossed
the 38th parallel were reprinted
after they appeared in his own
An award for “skillful handling
of controversial material” was
given to Mr. Childs by the School
of Journalism of the University of
Missouri. He has also received
the Sigpia Delta Chi Award for
Washington Correspondence for
In addition to being a newspaper
man and lecturer, Mr. Childs has
written several books. In 1936 he
wrote the best-seller, Sweden: The
Middle Way, a study of the co
operative movement in Sweden.
The following year Mr. Childs
published his first novel Washing
ton Calling and bfegan collecting
material for This Is Democracy.
Besides writing books, Mr. Childs
has written numerous articles for
magazines such as Life, The Satur
day Evening Post and Reader’s
(Continued on page four)
Pastors To Be
Dr. Raymond I. Lindquist and
Dr. Charles B. Foelsch, speakers
on the Winston-Salem Preaching
Mission, will be campus guests in
chapel next Tuesday and Thursday,
Feb. 5 and 7.
The Mission, sponsored by the
Winston-Salem Minister’s Associa
tion, is a week-long religious move
ment. The 18 guest speakers who
compose the mission will appear
all over town that week.
Dr. Lindquist, who spoke at
Salem last year also, is pastor of
the Old First Presbyterian Church
in Orange, N. J. He is particularly
interested in the “New Life Move
ment” and in the evangelistic mes
Dr. Foelsch is former president
of Chicago Lutheran Seminary, . a
noted author and leader in his de
nomination. He is pastor of Holy
Trinity Church, New York, and
has been guest preacher and lec
turer to groups in many cities of
this country and Canada.
Salem To Elect Miss Student Teacher
F. T. A. members have completed Mary Campbell Craig, Lou Davis convention in Asheville on March
plans for the forthcoming election
of Salem’s Miss Student Teacher.
The evaluation committee, con
sisting of Lou Davis, chairman,
Ellen Bell and Elsie Macon, nar
rowed the field to 11 candidates.
On the basis of grades all four
years personality and overall cap
ability of the girls, the candidates
chosen were: Kitty Burrus, Betty
Parks, Dee Allen, Julia Timber-
lake, Mrs. Mary Snead, Mary
Campbell Craig, Martha Wolfe,
Ann Sprinkle, Lou Davis, Barbara
Fisher and Emily Warden.
At their meeting last Tuesday
night the club members elected six
from this group: Betty Parks,
Kitty Burrus, Julia Timberlake,
and Dee Allen. These names will
be presented to the student body
in chapel next Tuesday, and three
of the six will be selected by stu
The second week in February
the finalists will go before a com
mittee of the Teacher Education
Committee, Miss Ivy Hixson, Dr.
Dale Gramley, the city and county
superintendents, the supervisors of
elementary education, the candi
dates’ major professor and another
professor of her choice.
At this time the girls will pre
sent their philosophies of educa
tion. From this group Miss Stu
dent Teacher of Salem College will
The winner will go to the state
28 where she and representatives
from 21 other colleges will be
guests of honor.
Kitty Burrus, state F. T. A. vice-
president, and Dr. Welch are work
ing now on the program for this
convention. On Thursday before
the meeting Kitty and the other
officers will meet with the state
president and work out the final
schedule of events.
The 22 representatives will be
guests of honor at a luncheon the
first day of the convention. That
night they will be presented before
the delegate assembly of 4,000
people in Asheville City Auditor
ium. A number of Salem F. T. A.
members are planning to attend
The Westminister F ellowship
held its first formal meeting last
Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. in Clewell.
Plans for an evening meeting to
be held at Salem sometime in Feb
ruary were made. Dr. Julian Lake,
pastor of the First Presbyterian
Church of Winston-Salem, will be
the guest speaker. After the meet
ing, coffee will be served.
Tentative plans for a Salem-
Davidson joint meeting of the
Westminister Fellowship to be held
sometime in the spring were also
On Music Program
Salem College music hour was
held yesterday afternoon. Those
Organ Prelude in G Minor
Sonata Op. 10, No. 3
Prelude Op. 28, No. 21--..Chopin
Clair de Lune Debussy
Loma Faye Cuthbertson
Polonaise Op. 53 Chopin
There will not be another music
hour until next semester.
Class basketball managers were
elected last week. Those elected
were: Alison Long, freshman class
manager; “Wootie” Beasley, sopho
more; Emma Sue Larkins, junior,
and Daisy Chonis, senior manager.
The tournament for the champ
ionship will begin at the beginning
of next semester.