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An exhibition of paintings by
Dallas Caldwell will be held from
Oct. 10 until Nov. 8 in the Salem
College Art Gallery. Mr. Caldwell
will be present at an informal
opening on Oct. 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Both the exhibition and the open
ing will be sponsored by the Salem
College Art Club.
Mr. Caldwell, a native of Chapel
Hill, is a graduate of the Univer
sity of North Carolina. He studied
under Eugene Weiss for five years
at the Corcoran Art School in
Washington, D. C. Mr. Caldwell
is employed now by the Inter
national Business Machine Cor
His paintings are of a rare na
ture, entirely uninfluenced by
modern trends. Mr. Caldwell is
neither an academic nor a modern
painter, but a creative artist with
an entirely original approach.
In addition, the Art Club plans
to present an exhibition by Ralph
Rosenborg, a well known New
York artist, Nov. 8 through Dec.
At a date yet to be . announced
a panel discussion will be held on
the topic, “Do the modern arts re
present human progress?” Both
students and faculty will partici
pate in this discussion.
Nine films have been acquired
from the Film Library of the Mu
seum of Modern Art and will be
presented by the Salem Arts Club.
Admission to this series of films
may be obtained by purchasing a
ticket from Art Club members for
Five German films with com
ments by Stanley Kimball will be
shown on Nov. 6 at 7:30 p.m. They
will consist of primitive German
films, Don Juan's V7ed«Hng, filmed
in 1909; Misunderstood, filmed in
1912 and staring Henny Porten;
The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, filmed
in 1919 and ranking in fame with
Biirth of a Nation; and The Golem.
On March 6, a group of three
comedies will be presented. The
first will be Dream of a Rarebit
Friend, filmed in 1906, produced for
$350 and grossed $30,000; the se
cond will be High and Dizzy, filmed
in 1920 and starring Harold Lloyd;
the third will be The Navigator,
filmed in 1924, produced by Metro-
Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Bus
A film adopted from a 19th cen
tury play by Eugene Labiche will
be featured on May 8 and will be
the last of the film series. This
film. The Italian Straw Hat, was
directed by Rene Clair.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, October 10, 1952
Freshmen Arabs Bow To Soph Princesses
In Sheets, Turbans, Mustaches, Boots
Rat Week officially began Mon
day after lunch when the sopho
mores, dressed in black and led by
Louise Fike, marched into Old
Ratting began at 10 :00 p.m. Mon
day in Davy Jones when the fresh
men appeared in the garb of Arabs.
They were dressed in long, flowing,
sheet robes, towel turbans and
boots, and had^ black mustaches
painted across their pale faces. At
a command from their “princesses”
the Arabs had to kneel on their
prayer rugs and praise Allah.
Rat Week continued for two full
days during which time the fresh
men were seen riding around cam
pus on their stick “camels,” writ
ing letters for the sophomores, or
offering their “superiors” candy
E. M. Jacobowsky To Present
Violin Recital In Memorial Hall
Eugene M. Jacobowsky, head of
the string department at Salem
College School of Music, will give
the second in a series of faculty
recitals at 8:30 p.m. Monday, Oct.
13, in Memorial Hall. He will be
accompanied by Hans Heidmann.
After receiving the B. S. degree
at Julliard School of Music where
he majored in violin, Mr. Jacobow
sky continued his studies at Colum
bia University and there received
his M. A. degree in music edu
Mr. Jacobowsky’s program will
consist of selections by Brahms,
Beethoven, Faure, and Fritz Kreis-
ler. The Concerto by Kreisler that
Mr. Jacobowsky will perform_ is an
original composition written in the
style of Vivaldi.
In a musical sense the chamber
music does not employ the piano
as an accompanying instrument,
but gives it an intricate part with
Mr. Heidmann, instructor of ad
vanced piano’ at Salem College, is
a graduate of Julliard School of
Music. He has studied with Ru
dolf Serkin in Switzerland, Mariz
Hedwig Rosenthal in New York,
and is now taking courses in his
tory, English and Bible at Salem.
Before supper Tuesday the Arabs
entertained the upperclassmen in
Sister’s. Tuesday night they enter
tained their “princesses” with ori
Rat Week culminated in Rat
Court on Wednesday night. The
members of the Court were Rooney
Barhes, Bryan Bowman, Diantha
Carter, Jean Currin, Emily Heard,
Jane Little, Allison Long, Sally
Reiland and Norma Spikes.
With stern faces the members
Dine In Bed
Junior Breakfast was served to
about 80 Salemites last Sunday
This year the Juniors adopted a
new method of serving. A break
fast of coffee and doughnuts was
carried to the dormitory rooms for
A group of ten girls served the
breakfast to those who signed the
order lists in each dormitory.
Order lists are placed in the
dormitories each week and those
who want to be served Sunday
morning between 9:30 and 10:30
a.m. must sign by noon Saturday.
The idea df serviing breakfast in
bed was suggested by Betsy For
rest, who had been told by her
aunt that the plan had been ef
fective here several years ago.
The chairmen of the Junior
Breakfast Committee are Carol
Glaser and Jean Edwards.
The girls in Bitting have been
redecorating the basement this
week. The piano and tables have
a new coat of red paint, the foot
stools have new covers, and the
windows are decked with new red
pots filled with ivy.
Ruthie Derrick is doing sketches
of all the inhabitants of Bitting
to decorate the walls. Next red
ruffles and tie-backs will be made
for the white curtains, and the
chairs will be painted black..
of the Court called onto the stage
each member of the Freshman
Class to perform some task. After
Rat Court was over the sopho
mores gave the freshmen a party
in Davy Jones, thus ending Rat
Week and restoring friendliness
between the two classes.
Y Cabinet Has
A Y. W. C. A. Cabinet retreat
was held last Monday night at
Camp Betty Hastings to discuss
various Y activities for the coming
After a picnic supper a brief
period of song and worship was
held with a talk on “Our Faith in
Prayer” by Sara Outland.
Marilyn Summey then asked for
reports from the various committee
chairmen. The Vesper committee
decided to have programs planned
around the students’ interests with
a definite time limit each Sunday
night. Students will be given a
chance later to suggest topics of
interest to them.
The Y-store committee decided
that students shall not be allowed
to charge at the Y-stores unless
their bills for the previous month
have been paid. Notices will be
Projects for the social and com
munity service committees include
visiting an old ladies’ home and the
orphanage parties at Christmas and
Also discussed and of primary
interest is Religious Emphasis
Week to be held Oct. 26-30. The
speaker is Dr. George Farell, pro
fessor of Philosophy at Gustavus
Adolphus College, St. Peter, Minn.
His topic will be “The Time is
The meeting was then closed
with the singing of “Blest Be the
Tie that Binds.” Guests included
Miss E V a b e 11 e Covington, Dr.
Gregg Singer and Miss Margaret
Barrier, new advisor to the Y.
Two seniors and four juniors
were recently elected to member
ship in the Order of the Scorpion.
The new members, Marilyn Sum
mey, Ann Rhyne, Jean Calhoun,
Alice McNeely, Jean Shope and
Joan Shope, were announced in
chapel last Tuesday by Dr. Ivy
Hixson, advisor to the organiza
Marilyn, a senior, is president of
the Y. W. C. A. 'The daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ralph E. Summey,
Marilyn is a member of the Honor
Society and the F. T. A.
Ann, also a senior and F. T. A.
member, is the daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. S. A. Rhyne of Statesville.
She has been active in the Pier
rettes and was treasurer of her
class last year.
Jean Calhoun is now secretary
of Stee Gee and managing editor
of the Salemite... From Clinton,
she is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. W. J. • Calhoun. She was re
cently elected chairman of the
Monogram Club and member of
the A. A. council.
Alice, Junior Class president, is
from Mooresville. She is secre
tary of the Y, junior editor of
Sights and Insights, and has
worked on the Salemite staff.
Jean and Joan Shope were
elected marshals for the Senior
Class last spring. They are from
Weaverville. Joan is advertising
manager for the Salemite, and Jean
is circulation manager.
Other members of the Scorpion
elected last year are Ann Lowe,
Eleanor McGregor, Peggy Chears,
Marian Lewis, Jane Schoolfield,
Jane Smith, Jeanne Harrison and
Emma Sue Larkins.
For Lead Role
The cast of the fall Pierrette
production, “Antigone,” has been
announced. Roonie Barnes of Ben-
nettsville, S. C., has the title role
Others in the cast are Joyce
Billings, Ismene; John Fries Blair,
Creon; Glenn Pettyjohn, Haimen;
Jim McDonald, Teirisias; Mar
garet Blakeney, Eurydice; Bill
Long, sentry; John Byrd, guard
and Sally Reiland, messenger.
The speaking chorus will be led
by Ann Edwards. The members
of the chorus are Laura Mitchell,
Betty Riddle, Francine Pitt^ Jean
Currin, Nancy Florence, Diane
Knott and Jane Little. Choreo
graphy will be staged and dir
ected by Florence Swindell.
Research on Greek costumes has
already begun, and the costume
committee will have one of the
most important jobs.
At the Pierrette meeting on
Monday night a committee was
selected to choose plays for forth
coming productions. Members also
signed up for the various other
“committees of the club.
To Teach Here
Miss Frances Horne has received
an interim appointment to teach
at the Salem College School of
Music beginning Monday, Oct. 13,
1952. She will temporarily replace
Miss Mary Jones who is in the
She received her B. M. at Salem
College in 1950. She was a piano
major and studied under Mrs. Mar
garet Merriman and Dr. Charles
G. Vardell, Jr. Immediately after
graduation, she did graduate work
at the University of Michigan and
has since been a private music
teacher in Warrenton, N. C.