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This Week’s Editor
Is Anne Lowe.
Next Week’s Editor
Is Peggy Chears.
Salem College, Winston-balem, N. C., hrday, February 6, 1953
Three Salem Seniors Receive
Diplomas At Chapel Program
Mrs. Nina Tom DeRamus, Mrs.
Katherine Babcock Mountcastle,^
and Miss Sarah Dalton Long re
ceived their diplomas from ^ Salem
College in Honor Chapel yesterday.
Each of them received B A degrees
as Economics-Sociology majors.
The graduates accepted their dip
lomas after the Scripture reading
and prayer by Dr. Rondthaler and
a short talk by Dr. Gramley.
The diplomas received by the
graduates were the first to be used
of a new type upon which the
faculty agreed last year. The dip
lomas are in dark blue leather
folders with SALEM COLLEGE
printed in gold on the outside.
Honor Chapel also recognized
new members of the Honor Society.
They are: Barbara Allen, Ruth
Derrick, William Long, Eleanor
McGregor, Alice McNeely, Anna
Frances Morgan, Ann Robertson
Morgan, Lu Long Ogburn, Frankie
Strader, Edith Tesch and Mary
The purpose of the Honor So-
To Be Held
The “Sweetheart of Salem” will
be announced in the V’alentine
issue of the Salemite next week.
The senior class is sponsoring
this contest February 6-10. Any
male friend, sweetheart, cousin,
nephew, father, brother, and even
Dr. Gramley is eligible to compete
for the title.
Members of the senior class have
collected the pictures at an entry
price of 10^ for each contestant.
All the submitted pictures will be
displayed on tables in the Clewell
date room. Each vote cast will be
one penny placed in the containers
provided by each picture.
The winning sweetheart and the
person entering the winner’s pic
ture will receive a carton of
nationally known cigarettes from
the campus representative.
The proceeds of the project will
be used by the senior class.
ciety is to recognize and foster
scholarship on campus. The society
was founded in 1944 and includes
those students who are at least
Juniors. The requirements for
membership include among other
things, that one fourth of all grades
received at Salem must be A.
Dean Ivy Hixon announced the
Dean’s List for first semester. This
list of composed of students re
ceiving anything above a B average
for the semester.
Seniors on the Dean’s List were:
Connie Barnes, Peggy Chears,
Loma Faye Cuthbertson, Fae Dea
ton, Ruth Derrick, Myra Sue Dick
son, Loretta Dirom, Margie Fer
rell, Carmen Johnston, Eleanor
I McGregor, Elsie Macon, Anna
I Frances Morgan, Mrs. Katherine
i B. Mountcastle, Martha Newcomb,
' Jane Schoolfield, Anne Simpson,
Jane Smith, Marilyn Summey,
i Drane Vaughn, Mrs. Ada Mott
I Vaughn, Sara Willard.
I Juniors on the Dean’s List were;
Barbara Allen, Betty Ball, Alison
Britt, Carol Glaser, Donald Hart-
zog, William Long, Alice McNeely,
Mrs. Anne Robertson Morgan, Lu
Long Ogburn, Frankie Strader,
Sophomores on the Dean’s List
were: No.rma Jean Ansell, Bryan
(Continued On Pa^e Three)
Goes To Press
It has been called to the atten
tion of the editors that the abilities
of a local man have been greatly
During a recent period of trying
times Dale H. Gramley proved
himself invaluable in the field of
mimeographing. His subject was
Examinations, and his performance
was above reproach. Each copy, a
vertiable masterpiece, was immacu
lately printed as it rolled off the
Those desiring the services of
Dale Gramley are asked to notify
the office immediately in order to
be placed on the waiting list.
”Bunny** ©regg, Freshman,To Be
Member Of Salem May Court
By Elsie Macon
“Yes, I thought I’d die”, Bunny
said when I asked her if she were
surprised at being a new member
of the May Court. “Jo told me
the Friday night that exams
Saress Gregg, “Bunny” to every
one, is from Bennettsville, S. C.
She’s a pretty blue-eyed, brunnette,
has a slow drawl and a quiet man
Bunny attended high school in
Bennettsville where she was in the
Beta and Glee Clubs, Tri-Hi-Y,
winner of the D. A. R. award on
the “Spectator” staff, Secretary-
Treasurer of the Junior Class and
Although she has many interests
Tom Scott, ballad and folk song singer who gave a program in
Memorial Hall last Tuesday night, chats with two Salem music students,
Denyse McLawhom of Winterville and Sallie Gene Kemer of Hender
at Salem, Bunny says she hasn’t has a fifteen year old brother and
has interests at home too, for she , four year old brother and sister
done much but study so far. She twins. ^
A Preaching Mission sponsored
by the Winston-Salem Ministers
Association will be held Feb. 8-15.
The theme of the mission is
“Righteousness Exalteth A Na
The opening .service will be at
2:30 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium, ;
SundaV, Feb. 8. The address will ,
be given by Judge Camille Kelley, '
former Judge of the Juvenile Court |
of Memphis, Tenn.
Evening services will be con
ducted the rest of the week and
the speakers are as follows:
Feb. 8—Dr. Homer Vanderpool
and Dr. Sankey L. Blanton.
Feb. 9—Dr. George M. Docherty
and Dr. Frederick H. Alert.
Feb. 10—Dr. J. R. Brokhoff and
Dr. Charles R. Goff.
Feb. 11—Dr. Raymond I. Linde-
quist and Dr. Frederick H. Alert.
Feb. 12—Dr. Clovis R. Chappell
and Dr. John Sutherland Bonnell.
Feb. 13—Dr. Norman W. Paulin
and Dr. John Sutherland Bonnell.
Feb. 14—Bishop John Branscomb
and Dr. H. Guy Moore.
Vespers will not be held on Feb.
8 or Feb. 15 so that students who
wish to do so may attend the
Sunday services of the Preaching
A paper, “The Issues and States
of the Second Folio and Milton’s
Epitaph on Shakespeare”, by Dr.
William B. Todd has been pub
lished by the Bibliographical So
ciety of the University of West
Virginia. The paper is included in
the 1952-53 Volume of Studies of
Dr. Todd is head of Salem’s
English Department and is on
temporary leave doing research in
England on a Fulbright Scholar
Victors of this year’s hockey
tournament, the Freshmen, will
will meet last year’s basketball
winners, the Juniors, in a tourna
ment gairfe next Friday night at
7:00 p.m. Both classes have a
skillful team and promise a thriller
for the tournament opener.
The Seniors and Sophomores will
clash on Feb. 18; the Seniors will
meet the Juniors on Feb. 24; the
Juniors and Sophomores play Feb.
25; and the Freshmen oppose the
Seniors on Feb. 26. For the last
game on’ March 3, Sophomores will
play the Freshmen.
The games have been scheduled
for 7:00 p.m. to enable students to
attend immediately after supper.
The managers for the tourna
ment are Ruthie Derrick and Polly
The basketball managers selected
by each class are responsible for
scheduling their own team prac
Emma Sue Larkins, president of
the A. A., reminds all interested
in obtaining points toward letters
or in making the varsity basketball
team must have five practices.
These practices include at least
four practice periods at the gym
and one practice with their class
“I am sure this will be more in
teresting than Charles Laughton.
If you should happen to learn
something, don’t hold it against
Tom Scott created an informal
atmosphere with this opening state
ment in Memorial Hall Tuesday
night. Mr. Scott substituted on
the Lecture Series for Charles
Laughton. He presented a pro
gram of twenty-four ballads.
The program was divided into
four parts: work songs, ballads,
folk songs, and religious songs.
Before each group he explained
the origin and meaning of the
songs to the audience. He accom
panied himself on the guitar. ^
.A.mong the best known of fiis
numbers were “The Big Rock
Candy Mountain,” “Wandering,”
and “Barbara Allen.” The ballad
of reconstruction days in the South,
“For I’m A Good Old Rebel,” re
ceived the greatest ovation from
Born in central Kentucky, Mr,
Scott spent his youth on his
father’s farm. He is firstly a corn
poser and secondly an interpreter
of folk songs. At one time he had
his own dance band. He was once
with Fred Waring. Mr. Scott was
choral director for the Broadway
Salem students and faculty were
surprised to see their lecturer with
white hair and beard. His pictures
on the posters showed him as a
brunette. The beard was grown
in preparation for a series of tele
vision programs. Mr. Scott will
make 39 films to be shown on tele
vision next summer. The title of
the series is “The Tales of Robin
Hood,” in which he plays the
Goes to Germany
In 1948 Mr. Scott was sent to
Germany by the U. S. Government
in a concert series for the German
people. He has played in New
York cafe society and Carnegie
Deveiepment of the American
ballad may be traced to an origin
in the British Isles. Many older
American ballads were brought to
Kentucky and the Carolinas by
word of mouth. Few if any changes
have been made. Mr. Scott said
that many of these ballads were
not preserved in England.
Fred Garvey From Reynolds
To Give Piano Recital Feb. 9
Mr. Fred Garvey, sixteen year
old Junior at Reynolds High
School, will be presented in a
piano recital in Memorial Hall on
February 9, at 8:00 p.m. He is
studying with Mr. Hans Hiede-
Prior to coming to Salem College,
Mr. Garvey had studied since he
was six years old under Mrs. Rich
ard Siebel, and for the past three
semesters has studied under Mr.
At Reynolds High School where
he is an honor student, Mr. Gar
vey also played on the football
j team which won the 1952 champion
ship. He plays the French horn
in the school band and orchestra.
In' the Winston-Salem Symphony’s
last concert he played the French
>Ir. Garvey is the son of Dr.
: Fred K. Garvey, a surgeon at Bow
man Gray Medical school.
I His program is as follows:
! Prelude and Fugue in D major
i Sonata Op. 57 “Appassionata”
Fantasie in f minor Chopin