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Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 7, (952
Number 1 8
Lewis Is Stee Gee President
Three Professors Discuss
"Art In Life Today”
“Art in Life Today” was the topic of an open forum discussion
sponsored by the art club this afternoon in Old Chapel. Mr. Edwin
A. Sawyer, Salem chaplain and professor of religion, was moderator.
On the panel to lead the discussion were three prominent North
William Poteat, professor of philosophy at the University of North
— ^Carolina, viewed art as the servant
To Give Recital
The Salem College School of
Music will present a recital by
advanced students on Monday,
March 10, at 8:30 p.m. in Memor
The program will be as follows:
Canon in B minor .. Schumann
Sally Gene Kerner, organist
Ballade in A Flat Major .....
Dora Cameron, pianist
Night - MacArthur
Ann Evans, vpcalist
Mon Coeur S’ourve a ta voix
from Samson and Delilah
Elizabeth Alexander, vocalist
Peggyan Alderrpan, vocalist
Sonata, Op. 51 Beethoven
Betty Lou Kipe, organist
Ballade in G minor ... Chopin
Margie Ferrell, pianist
Island Spell Ireland
Frankie Strader, pianist
Depuis le Jour from Louise
Kitty Faucette, vocalist
Ich grolle nicht Schumann
Furney Baker, vocalist
Jardins Sous La Pluie
Florence Cole, pianist
Concerto in D minor, Allegro . .
Betty Ball, pianist
The accompanists for this pro
gram will be Mrs. Nell Glenn and
Mr. Hans Heidemann.
Gingham Tavern will be held
March IS from 8:30 p.m. to mid
night in the Day Student Center.
Sponsored by the Home Econo
mics Club, Gingham Tavern will be
an informal party featuring an
orchestra and other entertainment.
Martha- Newcomb, who is in
charge of plans for the dance, has
announced the following com
Decoration, Betsy Forrest, Patsy
Gattis, Sarah Hobson, Ann Lang
and Jean Edwards.
Food, Ellen Bell, Carmen Johns
ton, Francine Pitts, Elaine Wil
liams, Caroline Huntley and Pud
Publicity, Euber Roberts, Jane
Brown, jean Currin, Doris Mc
Millan and Mary Scott Livingston.
Entertainment, Anne Merritt,
Sydna Fryer, ^rah Sue Tisdale,
Allison Long, Jan Langley, Jean
Henry and Peggy McCanless.
of religion. The former football
player at Chapel Hill received his
early religious training from his
father, a Baptist minister in Ral
Duncan Stuart, associate profes
sor of art in the North Carolina
State School of Design, discussed
art from the point of view of its
relation to science. He says that
a prime function of art is to illu
strate scientific ideas or put them
into visual form.
At present he is illustrating
Buckminster Fuller’s book on a
new type of geometry. Last year
he won the purchase prize for
painting in the state show in
He studied at the University of
Oklahoma, Chouinard Art School
and Yale University. Before com
ing to North Carolina he taught
at the University of Oklahoma,
Waterbury Art Institute and the
University of Michigan.
Dr. Clemens Somner, professor
of art history at the University of
North Carolina, discussed the over
all relationship between society and
the arts. He received his Ph. D.
from the University of Friburg in
Germany. In 1938 he left Germany
and came to the University of
During the latter part of each
summer he conducts tours to all
the famous art centers of Europe.
Above are Jean Calhoun, left, of Clinton, new Stee Gee secretary
and Marian Lewis of Raeford, new president.
Schreiber Advocates Unified
Western European Defence
A unified Western Europe is the
first essential for the defense of
a free world said Jean-Jacques
Servan Schreiber, French journalist
and last speaker in this year’s col
lege lecture series. In spite of the
heavy rain last Monday evening,
Schreiber had an unusually large
Mr. Schreiber advocated unity
first through the Schumann plan
and the fusion of all European
armies into one. Then, on a
Carroll Stegall, Jr. To Talk
At Sunday "Y” Vesp ers
Carroll Stegall, Jr.
Carroll R. Stegall, Jr., of Colum
bia Seminary in Atlanta, will speak
at Y vespers at 6:30 p.m. Sunday
Mr. Stegall will illustrate his
talk with chalk drawings, a method
known as “chalk-talk’’. The speak
er learned this artistry by watch
ing the famous artist Phil Saint,
an artist-evangelist who was form
erly an illustrator for the Saturday
The chalk board is fully equip
ped with colored lights and ultra
violet light, sometimes called “black
light”. Under this effect the stars
and the moon appear to shine on
Mr. Stegall is the son of Mr.
and Mrs. C. R. Stegall, of Wil
mington, North Carolina. He was
born in the Belgian Congo, where
his parents were missionaries for
35 years or more.
Returns To U. S.
At the age of 19 he was brought
to the United States to receive
cure for sleeping sickness, a tropi
cal disease of central Africa. Later
he entered the army and served
overseas in Europe. After the war
he finished college at Maryville
College, in Tennessee, and Moody
Bible Institute in Chicago, before
entering Columbia Seminary.
In keeping with Lent and the
Easter story the subject of Mr.
Stegall’s talk will be “On A Hill
Faculty members and students
are invited to attend the program.
broader scale, he proposed a fresh
view of the rearmament program
with a balance between the mili
tary and the economic aspects.
Conditions which hinder a suc
cessful program he cited as being
elections of conservative govern
ments in Europe,- big businessmen’s
failing to distinguish between so
cialism and communism and the
very effective communist propa
If these obstacles are overcome,
the next step should be the intro
duction of American .military in
ventions to Europe and a common
policy in Asia.
He said that war with Russia
1. If European countries break
down internally and economi
2. If Russia is attacked.
3. If there is a rebellion in Rus
Since the first reason is most im
minent, he stressed the importance
of American economic and military
aid and cooperation in rebuilding
a strong Europe with France as
the dominant leader.
The 29-year-old foreign editor of
the Paris Presse, arrived at Salem
from New York City where he had
recently spoken in a forum at a
dinner meeting of the National Re
Lectures In This Country
Since coming to the states four
weeks ago, he has lectured in Ohio,
Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota,
Massachusetts and New Jersey.
While traveling in this country he
learns as much as possible about
social, economic and split political
conditions and sends stories back
to his paper in Paris.
He expressed particular interest
in the forthcoming presidential
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Marian Lewis was elected presi
dent of the Student Government
for 1952-53 in a student body meet
ing last Tuesday. In the same
meeting Jean Calhoun was elected
secretary of Stee Gee.
The other three Student Govern
ment officers, who were elected in
chapel yesterday are off-campus
vice-president, Florence Spaugh;
on-campus vice-president, Jane
Smith and treasurer, Anna Kath
Majors In Music
Marian is majoring in religious
music. The daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. R. B. Lewis, she lives in Rae
ford. She is now serving as junior
class president and is a member of
the student council. Marian has
worked for two years on the A. A.
council and three years on Y cabi
net. She is also a representative
to I. R. S. and a Scorpion. She
was recently elected to basketball
Jean, who is from Clinton, is the
daughter of Mr. arid Mrs. W. J.
Calhoun. Last year she was secre
tary of the freshman class, and she
is now a sophomore representative
to student council. Jean is major
ing in English and is assistant
feature editor of the Salemite. She
has shown her interest in sports
by being chosen for softball var
sity last spring and winning the
tennis tournament this year.
Stays With Relatives
Florence, a day student, lives in
Leaksville but stays with her aunt
and uncle in Winston-Salem while
attending Salem. She is a history
major and teaches a class in ad
vanced French at the Academy in
connection with her French minor.
Florence is a member of the lib
rary staff, the student council, day
student council and Y cabinet. She
has also helped with make-up for
the Pierrettes. She was recently
elected February Girl of the Month.
She is a member of the Salemite
e Jane is a history major and is
now temporary chairman of a new
history fraternity which is being
organized. She is a reporter for
the Salemite and has worked on
the annual staff. Jane became a
member of the Honor Society this
semester and is an active member
of the International Relations Qub.
Last year she was house president
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I. R. S. Ends
Activities for Charm Week,
sponsored by the I. R. S. ended
yesterday with a chapel program
and fashion show. Mrs. John
Whittaker, a Salem graduate and
president of the Winston-Salem
Junior League, presented the pro
gram in chapel.
She spoke on the skills a woman
needs to be a good homemaker and
the responsibility a woman should
assume in civic affairs.
Thursday evening a spring fash
ion show was held in the Day Stu
dent Center. Models were mem
bers of the May Court.
Other activities of the week in
cluded a mock fashion show Tues
day in chapel and an after dinner
coffee that evening in the club
Members of the I. R. S. council
selected Frances Williams as “W[iss
Charm.” She was selected chiefly
for poise and graciousness.