Was quite a hit,
But why not lower
The price a bit?
The faculty gave us
All a treat
Even though they
Did get beat.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 21. 1952
IRC To Have
The International Relations Club
will sponsor an International Day
on campus Thursday, March 27.
Salem and Catawba College alter
nately hold this day each spring.
The purpose of International Day
is for better understanding be
tween foreign and American stu
dents and for discussion of prob
lems of mutual interest.
The activities of the day will be
gin with a chapel speaker, Mr. Rich
ard Cashmore. Mr. Cashmore is
from England and a Rotary Found
ation Fellowship graduate student
at the University of North Caro
lina. He will also be on the after
Registration for foreign students
will begin at 3:30 p.m. in the Day
Student Center. This will be fol
lowed by a panel discussion at
4:00 p.m. One foreign student
from each college represented will
be on the panel. Salem will be
represented by Ragnhild Wurr.
Mr. Warren Spencer, faculty ad
visor for the International Rela
tions Club, will moderate. Topic
for the discussion will be “The
Opinions of Foreign Countries on
the Coming United States Presi
The visiting foreign students and
faculty are invited to dinner fol
lowed by coffee to be served in the
Friendship Rooms of Strong.
Colleges who have been invited
to attend are Catawba, Guilfbrd,
Davidson, Mitchell, Queens, Wo
man’s College, Greensboro College,
Duke; Carolina, State, St. Mary’s,
Meredith, Peace, Wake Forest,
Lenoir Rhyne, High Point and Ap-
palacnian. All faculty and stu
dents of Salem are invited also.
Members of the International
Relations Club who are heading
committees are Myra Dickson, re
gistration; Joan Elrick, entertain
ment; Jane Smith and Florence
Swindell, publicity; Eleanor Fry
and Barbara Allen, supervision.
Pictured above are the three newly elected class presidents. From left to right they are Barbara Kuss,
Allentown, Pa., of the rising sophomore class; Eleanor Frye, Philadelphia, Pa., a rising junior and Faye
Lee, of Smithfield, president of next year’s senior class.
To Best Entry
The Salemite will sponsor a con
test for a new drawing for the
column, “Of All Things.” The con
test begins today, March 21, and
all entries must be handed in to
the Salemite office by 6:00 p.m.
Monday, March 31.
A prize of $5.00 will be given to
the student who submits the win
ning drawing. The column will
keep the same name, and this title
must be included in the drawing.
The drawing must be on white
paper and in black ink. It should
measure three inches wide and
from 114 to 2 inches long.
Only Salem College students are
eligible to enter the contest. Judges
will be Mr. Edwin Shewmake, Miss
Jess Byrd, Dr. Dale Gramley, Jean
Calhoun and Eleanor McGregor.
The new etching will appear in
the April 4 Salemite.
Miss Nicholson, English Prof,
Directs, Cooks, Reads Poetry
By Emma Sue Larkins
Miss Nicholson gave a few in
structions to the stage crew who
were putting the finishing touches
on the set of “Blithe Spirit.” Then
she pushed her glasses on top of
her head and asked, “Why do you
want to interview me—I haven’t
The sophomores feel differently,
however. They insist that Miss
Nicholson must have been quite
busy lately — that it must have
taken her a month to make out the
English Lit. six-weeks test they’ve
just finished taking.
“This must be a trick the sopho
mores are playing on me,” Miss
Nicholson continued. “They have
just elected me their class sponsor
■—for spite.” She explained. We
were studying Swift in class, and
I told the sophomores he hated
mankind as a whole and loved them
as individuals. I said that people
felt about the sophomores just as
Swift felt about mankind—t hey
hated sophomores as a whole and
loved them as individuals. That s
why they elected me their sponsor
But Miss Nicholson added that
she had been wrong about the
sophomores. “I’ve made amends,
she said laughingly. “I them
Nine Salem F. T. A. Members
Attend Meetings In Asheville
Miss Catherine Nicholson
I’d changed my opinion of them
since they elected me—they have
foresight, perception and sensiti
“Louise Fike, do something with
that rope hanging in the middle of
the stage,” Miss Nicholson shouted
unexpectedly. “I haven’t helped
with this play much,” she added.
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The Future Teachers of America
in North Carolina will have their
annual convention in Asheville on
Thursday and Friday, March 27-28.
The purpose of this meeting is to
discuss and make plans for a work
able state-wide F. T. A. program
for this coming year. This con
vention will be held in connection
with the North Carolina Education
Association meeting at the same
Salem College will be represented
by three faculty members and nine
students. From the faculty will be
Dr. Smith, Dr. Welch, and Miss
Samson. Dr. Smith will attend the
Latin group meeting of the N. C.
E. A. program, and Miss Samson,
the ppblic school music group. Dr.
Welch’s time will be devoted most
ly to F. T. A. ^ Friday afternoon
she will act as consultant for one
of the three large discussion
groups. On Saturday morning,
March 30, she will present a special
report on F. T. A. work and pro
gress in this state during the past
Several student representatives
will have specific jobs to do be
sides enjoying the trip to Asheville.
Mary Campbell Craig will act as
chairman of the Resolutions Com
mittee, Kitty Burrus will be pre
sented as Salem’s “Miss Student
Teacher of 1952,” Barbara Fisher
1952 In Ghapel
The theme of the sophomore
chapel program, held March 20,
was a review of the sophomore
class for the year 1952. -
The stage was set as the living
room of a Salem, graduate the
year 2002. The Salem graduate was
the grandmother of a girl .entering
Salem for the first time.
The young girl, Mabel Taylor,
pestered her grandmother, Cynthia
May, until finally she was told of
her grandmother’s years at Salem.
Special emphasis was placed on the
Others taking part in the pro
gram were Lucy Harris, Betty Mc-
Glaughon, Jean and Joan Shope,
Connie Murray, Laurie Mitchell,
Jane Alexander, Alison Britt, Boots
Hudson, Jean Calhoun, Peggy Ann
Alderman, June Williams, Carol
Glaser, Joan Moody, Joan Elrick
and Lu Long Ogburn.
will lead group singing and Anne
Simpson will serve as secretary
for the discussion group.
Connie ^ Barnes will be Salem’s
candidate for secretary of the
North Carolina F. T. A. and Anne
Simpson, the presidential nominee.
Campaign managers for these girls
will be Nancy Ann Ramsey and
Dee Allen with Charlotte Mc-
Glaughon and Fay Fuller assisting.
In Asheville, the F. T. A. sche
dule of activities will include a
pre-convention planning committee
meeting Thursday night at the
George Vanderbilt Hotel, registra
tion and the first general session
at David Millard Auditorium Fri
day morninig, an F. T. A. luncheon
in the West Ballroom of the Bat
tery Park Hotel, the second gen
eral session and group discussions
Friday afternoon and the presen
tation of Representative Student
Teachers from all over the state
Friday night at Asheville City
The new Salemite staff for the
coming year has been announced
by Eleanor McGregor, editor. The
new staff goes in office with this
issue and will be in charge of the
Salemite until next spring.
Eleanor has named the following
members of her staff: associate
editors, Anne Lowe and Peggy
Chears; managing editor, Jean
Calhoun; news editors, Jane
Schoolfield and Lorrie Dirom;
feature editors, Eleanor Fry and
Eleanor Johnson; copy editor,
Cynthia May; assistant copy edi
tor, Sally Reiland; make-up editor,
Allison Long; art editor, Ruthie
Derrick and pictorial editor, Jeanne
The members of the business
staff include: business manager,
Faye Lee; advertising manager,
Joan Shope and circulation mana
ger, Jean Shope. The remainder
of the staff will be announced at
a later date.
Five officers were chosen this
W’eek to conclude the spring elec
Lu Long Ogburn, the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Ogburn of
Smithfield, was chosen Chief Mar
shal in chapel Tuesdajr. Lu Long,
a member of May Court for two
years, is also secretary of the
Choral Ensemble and has been on
the basketball and softball varsity
teams. She is a sophomore and is
majoring in piano.
Fae Deaton was chosen president
of the Pierrettes by the dub in a
meeting Wednesday. Fae, the
daughter of Commander and Mrs.
C. S. Deaton, is from Norfolk, Va.
She has been in the Pierrettes for
three years and served as publicity
manager this year. She is also
publicity manager of May Day, ex
change editor for the Salemite, on
the Sights and Insights staff and
a member of the I. R. C. and the
Modern Dance Club.
The class presidents were chosen
in class meetings Monday. Faye
Lee was elected president of the
rising senior class, Eleanor Frye
of the rising junior class and Bob
bie Kuss of the rising sophomore
Faye, who is from Smithfield, is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. C.
Lee. This year she served as secre- '
tary of the I. R. S., president of
the I. R. C., secretary of the Edu
cation Club and copy editor of the
Salemite. She w^as also a member
of the lecture committee and a
Eleanor, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. G. C. Frye, is from Philadel
phia, Pa. She was treasurer of
her freshman class, is a member
of the Pierrettes and the I. R. C.
Eleanor was on the Salemite staff
this year and is feature editor for
the coming year.
Bobbie, who is from Allentown,
Pa., is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. R. W. Kuss. She is an active
member of the A. A. council and
a member of the hockey varsity
team. She was chosen Girl-of-the-
Month for March and is a reporter
for the Salemite.
Jean Davenport, editor of Sights
and Insights, has selected the staff
for next year’s annual and has al
ready done some preliminary work
for the yearbook.
Since her election she has met
for an hour every day with Carolyn
Harris, this year’s editor, to learn
the procedure for editing an an
Jean met with Woodrow Wilson,
photographer, Wednesday after
noon, to begin planning the pic
tures. They will start taking pic
tures soon after Easter holidays.
Major W. O. Smith, from a
Raleigh publishing concern, talked
to Jean Thursday about plans for
the annual. Mr. Gordon Bright-
man, representative from an en
graving company in Chicago, will
come to Salem this spring.
Jean has announced the follow
ing staff: associate editor, Elsie
Macon; assistant editor, Carol Gal-
ser; photographic editor, Jane
Schoolfield; senior editor, Anne
Lowe; junior editor, Alice Mc-
Neely; sophomore editor, Wnn
Lang and literary editor, Jean Cal
Other staff members include: copy
editors, Peggy Chears and Emma
Sue Larkins; editorial assistants,
Eleanor McGregor, Faye Lee,
Bessie Smith and Toddy Smith;
business manager, Joann White
and advertising manager, Ann