Rowland To Rule At May Day
In Chapel Poll
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
won the Presidential Preference
Poll in Chapel last Tuesday.
The election climaxed a panel dis
cussion in which the nominees for
the presidency were represented by
six Salem College students.
The members of the panel were
Emily, Mitchell for Harold Stassen,
president of the University of Pen
nsylvania ; Mary Campbell Craig
for Senator Robert Taft; Bill Long
for Governor Earl Warren of
California; Faye Fuller for Sen
ator Estes Kefauver; Hal Shew-
maker for Senator Richard Rus
sell and Ann Hobbs for Eisen
Stassen Wants Profit Sharing
Stassen’s.domestic policy includes
profit sharing between corporation
and’ labor, lower taxes, high pro
duction level, assurance of jobs for
all, establishment, of a modern gold
standard and no federal control
for farmers. His foreign policy is
to defeat communism without war,
to insist on a strong military posi
tion, to strengthen the U. N. and
to insist oh the unwavering loyalty
in the U.- S. : ■ -
Taft, in his political speeches
has stated that his domestic policy
concerns states rights as delegated
in the •. constitution, a clean sweep
of the governmental corruption,,
civil rights, and cutting national
exp.enses 'in order to defeat social
ism. His foreign policy is to “help
those countries help themselves”.
His idea' is to set up defenses in
Europe a'rid then let the people
work for .themselves. He intends
to give material aid to Eastern
h.urope. This aid will come from
private capital rather than govern
ment funds. He also wants liberty
and' peace in our country.
Warren’s platform includes a
continuation of the present social
program, social legislation, . com
pulsory^ health insurance, balanced
budgetK:reexamination of the Taft
-Hartly, Law, racial equality and
further economic and military aid
to other countries.
Kefauver does not favor raise
in tax.es, he does want universal
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Elsie Macon, I. R. S. president, and Betty Parks, May Day chairman, talk over plans for the dance and
and pageant -which their organizations are planning for tomorrow.
Todd Receives iMr. Stewart Archibald Paints
Dr. William B. Todd has been
recently notified that he has been
awarded a Fulbright fellowship for
postdoctoral research in London,
England. The entitlement, one of
only 22 allowed' for this purpose,
was granted on the basis of na
tional competition among scholars
in all fields of learning.
' Dr. Todd will be given a leave
of absence from Salem for the
academic year of ,1952-’53' to accept
the appointment as visiting pro
fessor of English at the University
of London. While in England he
will study all available documen
tary evidence of 18th century Eng
Old Salem And Campus
Furney Baker Will Give Recital
With Nell Philips On May 5
The Salem College School of
Music is presenting Furney Baker,
bass, in a graduating recital Mon
day, May 5 at 8:30 p.m. He will
be assisted by organist Nell Philips.
Both students are candidates for
the Bachelor of Music degree in
religious, music. Accompanied by
Nell Folger Glenn at the piano,
furney will give the recital in
The selections to be' presented
Vouchsafe, O Lord Handel
Aria: “Qui sdegno non
(from Die Zauberflote)
Aria: “II lacerato spirito”
(from Simon Boccanegra)
Les Cloches .. Nicholas le Begue
Elevation .... Francois Couperin
Kh grolle nicht Schumann
Ein Schwan Grieg
Das Wandern Schumann
Variations de Concert, op. 1
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Who Is Dat Yondah ?..Burleigh
The Rich Man Hegeman
By Bobbi Kuss ^
Salemites have been wondering
about the box of paints, the easel,
the artist’s stool, and the artist
who does the water colors of
Salem. Students have seen him on
campus sketching the President’s
office on the corner, Clewell or
one of the many other Salem
Many have stood and watched
him on route to class as he paints
his colorful pictures. This man
who portrays the spirit of Salem
in his paintings is Mr. Stewart
Mr. Archibald lives in East
Glouster, New York. His wife-.is
the former Miss Richards of Win
ston-Salem. Their visits with re
latives explain his frequent trips
to the campus.
Although art is his main interest,
he has also done a great deal of
traveling. He has been to Ber
muda, Hawaii, Florida, New Or
leans, Charleston and Nova Scotia.
Senator John D. Larkins of
Trenton, N. C. spoke Thursday in
chapel commemorating the second
annual Citizenship Day at Salem. He
spoke on citizenship in general,
and at the close of his speech the
senior class repeated after him a
pledge of participating citizenship.
Mr. Larkins is a native of Mor
ristown, Tenn. and is now a prac
ticing attorney in Trenton. In 1929
he received his B. A. degree from
Wake Forest College and in 1930
his law degree.
Senator Larkins, who is a Demo
crat, is the former President Pro-
Tern of the State Senate and is
now a member of the Advisory
Budget Commission. Along with
his other offices, Mr. Larkins was
elected the Sweetheart of Salem
College last year.
He is the father of two daugh
ters, Emma Sue a student at Salem,
and Polly, a senior at New Bern
High School and a perspective
I He likes quaint building^ This,
too, explains, his frequent trips to
Charleston and 'Winston-Salem.
He has done pictures of the
Salem Restoration project and the
architectural work here. Besides
his scenic water colors, he also
paints portraits. Much of his work
has been, exhibited in New York,
Washington and Boston.
Mr. Archibald has returned to
his home in Glouster, but \vhen-
ever Salemites think back to the
picturesqueness of the campus, th.ey
will remember the man who painted
it so realistically.
The freshman class won Stunt
Night, held April 24.
The freshmen gave a skit on
pictures in Esquire and their own
magazine the Salemsquire. The
sophomore class did a take off on
“The Innocents”. The junior class
did a fake off on “A Street Car
Named Desire”. This was done in
three languages. The senior class
did a satire on modern psychiatry.
In the first part of the winning!
skit, they showed the twelve Es
quire Girls, and in the second half
they portrayed twelve Salem girls,
each one representing a' certain
event of the college, girl year.
Honorable mention was given to
the senior class.
AATo Give Dinner
The Athletic Association invites
the students of Salem College to
its annual banquet to be held
Thursday night. May 8, at six
o’clock in the dining hall.
At the banquet the softball var
sity will be announced, and the
letters, stars and blazers will be
awarded. A blanket will be given
to the senior with the most points
for her four years.
Monie Rowland will reign as
Queen of the May at the annual
May Day celebration Saturday,
May 3, 1952. The pageant honor
ing the queen and her court will
begin at 5:00 p.m.
Betty Parks, May Day chairman,
has announced that the show will
feature a traveler, Rooney Barnes,
who is seeking a perfect land.
Monsters appear bringing with
them enslaved peasants Who are
set to work destroying beauty.
The traveler calls for aid from the
Spirit of Beauty. At this point the
May Court enters, the monsters
are converted and the slaves are
Florance Cole will be the queen’s
Maid of Honor. The attendants
will be Lou Davis, Jane Watson,
Peggy Bonner, Connie Barnes, Ann
Hobbs, Ann Hughes, P e g g y a n
Alderman, Caroline Ross, Cacky
Post, Sara Tulloch, Sara Sue Tis
dale and Phoebe Earnhardt.
The May Day celebration will
begin Saturday morning when the
Choral Ensemble will sing beneath
Afonie’s window at 7:0C| a.m. An
outdoor chapel program, led by Mr.
Edwin Sawyer, will be held at
8:30 a.m. behind Main Hall.
Following the pageant a buffet
supper will be served in the dining
hall for the May Day . cast, the
court and special guests.
To end the day’s activities, the .
I. R. S. will sponsor a dance be
ginning at 9:00 p.m. in the gym.
To Be Soloist
The Winston-Salem , Symphony
will present its third concert of
the season tonight at 8;15 in , Rey
nolds. .Auditorium. Henry. Sopkin,
conductor of the Atlanta Sym
phony, will be the guest conductor.
Mr. Eugene Jacobowsky, of the
Salem College music faculty, will
be the guest soloist playing “Con
certo for Violin” by Wieniakowski.
The program will include;
Oberon .Overture Weber
Symphony No. 35 ...J... Mozart
Swiss Lullaby .... Rieuberpieree
Pizzicato Polka ; Stix
Gayne Suite No. 1
South Pacific Overture
Anne Robertson and Joan Elrick
from Salem play in the symphony
Student tickets will be sold for
$1, or membership cards may be
As part of preparation for prac
tice teaching, the members of Dr.
Welch’s secondary education me
thods class are decorating her bul
letin board. Each girl is respon
sible for fixing one bulletin board
with the theme relating to the sub
ject she plans to teach.
So far there have been several
attractive arrangements on display.
By no means is the “exhibition” re
stricted. Dr. Welch urges all in
terested persons with a curiosity
about what the talents of these
students may produce, to come see
the different boards and offer sug
gestions, comments or criticisms.