\ Six Seniors are chosen
To membership in Who's
I'or all their efforts
They now get their dne.
Ike is elected
To serve the nation;
For some there’s sorrow
For most there’s elation.
Salem Colleee, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, November 7, 1952
' Number 7
By Jane Schoolfield
“As Salem goes, so goes the
nation,” or so it seems according
to the mock presidential election
held here Tuesday prior to the
national election. The victory ac
corded Eisenhower by the Salem-
ites, however, was not so large as
that which he received from the
In chapel Tuesday Glenn Petty
john summarized the G. O. P. plat
form, opposed by Nancy Ann Ram-
»ey, a democrat, with the platform
of Stevenson. After the presenta
tions a student poll was taken in
which Stevenson trailed Gen. Eisen
hower 91 votes to 127.
“The knocking down of the ad
ministration’s idol of cheap money,
getting unified action from our
economic agencies, and slicing the
fat out of our federal government,”
is the Republican platform sum
med up by president-elect Dwight
The speaker in favor of the Re
publicans emphasized the need of
a change in party and platform.
He rebuked Stevenson for allowing
himself to be ruled by Truman.
In the slogan, “We never had it
so good”, Pettyjohn said the pro
nouns were mixed. It should have
been, “Truman never had it so
He further stated that Eisen
hower is the “foremost world
citizen of our time” and not an
isolationist. He has said that Ike
would do all in his power to end
and to appease the Korean War.
Unlike Senator Sparkman, he be
lieves America can stand the
“shock of peace.”
In conclusion Pettyjohn said
that the South was tired of being
ignored by the Democratic Party.
He praised Governors Byrnes,
Shiver’s, Kennon, and Senator
Byrd for their support of Eisen
hower. Pettyjohn ended his speech
with this question; “Are we going
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“Antigone” Moves Into Final Rehearsals;
Blair and Pettyjohn Hold Leading Roles
By Connie Murray ,ned and practiced in accordance
With less than two weeks of re- with the chorus, and rehearsals
hearsals left, “Antigone” is moving have begun on a full-time schedule,
into its final phases. The technical j Two newcomers to the Salem
crew has begun its work, that of campus, John Fries Blair and
designing and constructing a set.
The choreography is being plan-
Hans Heidemann To Present
Piano Recital At Salem Nov. 10
Concerto B minor Chopin
Hungarian Rhapsodic No. 12 ..
Mr. Heidemann, instructor of ad-
Glenn Pettyjohn, have the male
leads in “Antigone.” Mr. Blair, a
lawyer and a native of Winston-
Salem, is replacing William B.
Todd of the English department,
who is on a year’s leave of absence.
Mr. Blair spent last year in the
institute of legal and governmental
research at the University of North
Carolina. He was in the dramatics
club at Haverford College while
there and participated in the Caro
lina Playmakers last year. Mr.
Blair is also active in the local
vanced“Jiano““ar’Sai;m" College,' is ' Little Theater. In “Antigone” he
a graduMe of Juilliard School of will play the part of Creon, the
Music He has studied with king. . ^ r..,
Rudolf Serkin in Switzerland.! Glenn, a junior and a transfer
Mariz Hedwig Rosenthol in New from Gardner-Webb, will play the
Mariz rteaw g courses part of Haimen, the king’s son.
"m CoCe. iHe has worked with “Antigone”
^ Mr^ Heidemann made his debut previously, but was not a member
1019 and appeared with the of the cast. Glenn is a graduate
Roc™L SymXS .he following of Gray High School, where he
season He has toured eastern and participated in many plays.^
western America in joint concerts he had minor roles in
S Norman Condon and John rette productions^ of
The School of Music of Salem
College will present Mr. Hans
Heidemann in a piano recital in
Memorial Hall on Monday, Nov.
10, at 8:30 p.m.
His program for the evening will
be as follows:
Sonata Op. 90 E minor
Fantasie Op. 17 C major
Etude Op. 25 No. 1 Chopin
Etude Op. 25 No. 12 .... Chopin
Brownlee, both of the Metropoli
tan Opera Association.
He has appeared in recitals in
Washington, D. C, Long Islan ,
New York City and Syracuse,
N Y. He has been acclaimed as
superlative interpreter of De
“Sunday Costs Five Pesos.”
At Gardner-Webb he wrote and
directed a workshop play entitled
“Beyond the Call of Duty.” At
Salem Glenn is an English major
and a member of the F. T. A. He
feels the technique used in stage
a a recital productions can also be applied in
' Vnrlf Town Hall. The ; pourt room procedure—-his future
N.W nLT°.rd of hL. “Hiy >.og=, Glenn will s.ndy law after
- graduation from Salem.
Florence Swindell and
first New York recital disclosed a
commendable technical command of
the keyboard-There was life and
fluency in his
Salem students will remeniber
Mr Heidemann for his brilliant
performance of Liszt’s E flat Major
Concerto with the Winston-Salem
Symphony last spring.
Howard are in charge of the dance
movements, all of which are origi
nal. The dances are used as sym
bols of the speeches. They em
body the verbal meanings in
motion. The technique followed is
that used by Isadore Duncan. The
main dances will be performed by
Pat Locke, Betty Riddle, Angela
Howard, Nancy Florence and Diane
Knott. Angela Howard will also
perform solo numbers.
Technical directors for the play
are Miss Catherine Nicholson and
Ann Mixon. The play is staged
on the step of the palace, and
the set itself is simple. There will
be a blue backdrop representing
sky, and black drapes will com
plete the scene.
Salem faculty comprised the
largest registration of any college
in the state at the North Carolina
College Conference meeting which
began yesterday at the Robert E.
This was the thirty-second an
nual meeting of this conference,
of which all the institutes of higher
learning in the state are members.
Dean Ivy Hixson of Salem is a
member of the publicity committee
of the conference and Dr. Dale
H. Gramley is a member of the
The general theme of the con
ference is “Education for Purpose
ful Living.” Dr. Kenneth I. Brown
of the Danforth Foundation spoke
on this theme last night at a din
ner in the ballroom of the Robert
E. Lee Hotel.
Dr. Mark Depp of Centenary
Methodist Church participated in
a panel discussion yesterday after
noon concerning “The College
Graduate.” This discussion was an
appraisal of higher education
through its products. Other mem
bers of the panel were Judge Allen
H. Gwyn and Dr. Frank Deviver
of Duke University.
Peggy Chears, Marian Lewis,
Anne Lowe, Jane Smith, Florence
Spaugh and Marilyn Summey are
the six seniors chosen for member
ship in Who’s Who Among S'tu*-
dents in American Universities and
These girls were selected on- tlk
basis of their excellence and sin
cerity in scholarship, leadersh'p and*
participation in extracurricular and'
academic activities, citizenship and
service to the school, and promise
of future usefulness to business
Peggy, an English major" from
Danville, Va., was secretary of
Student Government last year. She
is associate editor of the Salemite,
copy editor of the annual, a Scor
pion and a practice teacher.
Marian serves as Stee Gee presk-
dent this year. A music major, she,
comes from Raeford. She is a
meinber of the Scorpions and was
class president last year. She has
also been active in the Y and' in
Anne, another practice teacher
and English major, is from Moores-,
ville. She has been active on the
Salemite staff all four years, last
year as feature editor and this
year as associate editor. She is a
Scorpion and a member of the an
nual staff. Last June she won
the Rondthaler Memorial Award
for her short story contributions.
On-campus vice-president of Stee
Gee is Jane of Selma, Ala. She is
getting a double major in History
and English. Also a member of
the Scorpions, Jane is president of
the new honorary history frater
nity at Salem.
A history major and day student;
Florence is off-campus vice-presi-.
dent of Student Government. She
has been active in the Pierrettes
and on the Salemite staff. In con
nection with her French major,
Florence taught a French class at
the Academy last year.
Marilyn, who is president of
Y. W. C. A., is from Dallas. SHe
is working for a B, A. degree with
a double major in piano and math.
Also a Scorpion member, Marilyn
has been active on the ,Y for four ,
These seniors were chosen by a
committee composed of Dr. Dale
Gramley, Mrs. Amy Heidbreder,
Miss Evabelle Covington, Warren
Spencer, Miss Ivy Hixson and'
Gina Bachauer, world renowned
pianist, will give a concert on Fri
day, Nov. 14 at Reynolds Auditor
ium. Miss Bachauer will open the
series of Civic Music concerts here
Miss Bachauer, a Greek pianist
and brilliant artist, is said to have
few peers among pianists of either
sex. Of particular note is the fact
that she was one of the few pupils
ever taught by Rachmaninoff.
Her program will include:
Toccata and Fugue in D minor
Sonata in G major, K. 288...
Sonata in B minor, op. 58 -
Three Intermezzi Brahms ;
Three Fantastic Dances