This Week’s Editor
Is Alison Britt
Next Week’s Editor
Is Eleanor McGregor
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 6, 1953
McNeely Is Stee Gee President
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To Be Held
The Freshmen and Sophomore
classes will entertain their parents
on a Parent’s Day Saturday, March
7. The day will officially begin at
2:00 p.m. with registration of par
ents in Clewell reception room.
From 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. students,
parents, and faculty are invited to
an informal tea in Strong Friend
ship rooms. Clewell and Strong
will have open house from 3:00 to
Dinner will be served to parents
and their daughters at 6:00 in the
club dining room. At 8:00 in the
evening a program of entertain
ment to which all students, dates,
parents, and faculty are invited
will be given in Old Chapel.
' ' Gertie Johnson, Ella Ann Lee,
and Mary Ann Raines are in
charge of the entertainment pro
gram which has been christened
“Showtime Salem Style”. The
theme is on entertainment of four
periods: an 18th century drawing
room, a 19th century Showboat, a
roaring 20’s speak-easy, and 20th
century Broadway stage.
Rooney Barnes will narrate. Ella
Ann Lee and Martha Thornberg
are pianists. Diane Huntley is the
“all-time Gaylord Ravenal.” Mary
Ann Raines and Nancy Florence
will dance their famed Charleston.
Peggy Jlawkins and Emily Baker
will appear as Marge and Go\ver
Champion. Tinkle Millican will do
an Apache dance. Emil}^ Howell
will give her imitations via re
cords. Sally Knight and Ernie
Kapp will render selections from
“Showboat”. A1 “Temple” Jolson
will call her “Mammy”.
Nancy Florence and Ann Ed
wards will present a musical inter
lude via piano. Nancy Proctor will
remind us that “You Can’t Get A
Man With A Gun” and Carolyn
Spaugli is “Gonna Wash that Man
Right out of her Hair”. The finale
to all this talent will be a chorus
line with Mary Alice Ryals, Bunny
Gregg, Mary Ceile Flowers, Dayle
Dawson, Betty Riddle, Toddy
Smith, Phyle Stiaret and Jody
Mr. Louis B. Daniel will speak
on behalf of the parents at dinner
time. Dr. Gramley will speak for
the college; Bobbi Kuss and Nellie
Ann Barrow for the sophomore
and freshman classes respectively.
Behind the scenes of this big
day are Gertie Johnson, Mary Ann
Raiiies, and Ella Ann Lee in
charge of entertainment; Ann
Mixon and Sally Reiland working
on lighting, Margaret Blakeney on
costumes, and Rose Ann Worth
ington on props. Joy Dixon, Margi
Hartshorn, and Sara Outland are
working on namecards for the
parents; Bobbi Kuss on the pro
gram. Both name cards and pro
grams will be done in Salem’s
Both ■ classes are indebted to
Mrs. Heidbreder, Dr. Gramley, Dr.
Hixon, Miss Marsh, Miss Roberts,
Mrs. Cummings, and Mrs. Tesch
for their help on Parent’s Day
plans. Nellie Ann Barrow and
Bobbie Kuss are in charge of stu
This is the second annual Par
ent’s Day. It is different from
last year’s in that it is being held
jointly by the Freshmen and So
phomores. Last year’s was held by
the Freshmen only.
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Bobbie Kuss and Alice McNeely pose for the photographer following their election as Student Govern
ment officers Tuesday. Bobbie is the new secretary and Alice is the new president.
Civic Music Presents Indianapolis Symphony
Orchestra Concert At Reynolds Auditorium
The Winston-Salem Civic Music
Association presented the Indian
apolis Symphony Orchestra in a
concert last Wednesday night at
Reynolds Auditorium. The concert
Was the fourth in the Civic Music
Series for this season.
The orchestra was directed by
Fabien Sevitzsky, and featured
Tuesday night the sophomores
threw the basketball championship
into a three-way tie by trouncing
the freshmen 48-34. There was no
doubt as to the outcome of the
game after the first quarter at
which point the victors led by a
During the second quarter the
sophomores continued to pour on
the steam. Later the freshmen
made a slight rally, but soon the
sophomores had everything under
For the winners tall Allison Long
once again led the way as she
threw in 22 points from her pivot
position. Jean Currin gathered 11
and Louise Fike contributed 10 to
For the freshmen, Margaret Rai-
ford sank 13 points and Polly Lar
kins had 42 for her night’s work.
Francine Pitts played a brilliant
game at guard coming out with
Sidney Foster, rising young pianist,
Considered by critics as being
one of the outstanding symphony
orchestras of the country, the In
dianapolis Symphony, now in its
23rd year, was well received by the
more than 2,000 Civic Music pat
The program opened with the
Bach Fantasia and Fugue in G
minor, followed by Gershwin’s Con
certo in F, for Piano and Orches
tra. Mr. Foster was featured as
soloist and was called back for
two encores. He selected first,
“Perpetuum Mobile”, by Weber,
followed by a “below the border”
selection by David Guion of South
Takes Three Encores
After intermission, the orchestra
presented Tchaikovsky’s Symphony
No. 4 in F minor. The audience’s
applause repeatedly brought Mr.
Sevitzsky back and the group took
W S S F Increases
W. S. S. F. Chairman, .Mice
McNeely, reported that $125 had
been contributed to the fund-rais
ing campaign last Monday night.
Most of the pledge money had not
come in and students are urged to
get it in as soon as possible.
The drive will continue through
this week and into next week, if
necessary. Solicitors will continue
to visit students so that those who
have not yet pledged may do so.
The program closed with
stirring march, “The Stars
The five Student Government of
ficers have been elected in chapel
Alice McNeely of Mooresville
was elected president of the Stee
Gee and Bobbi Kuss was chosen
secretary of the group in assembly
On Thursday Alison Britt. Mary
Lou Whiteheart, and Mary Bam-
balis were chosen as on-campue
vice president, off-campus vice
president, and treasurer of the
Student Government respectively.
Alice is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. C. C. McNeely. Majoring in
sociology-economics and minoring
in French and religion, Alice has
been active in many school activ
ities. She now holds the office of
president of the junior class, secre
tary of the Y. W. C. A., and a
marshal and a Scorpion.
Bobbi, the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Robert Kuss, is from Allen
town, Penn. She is now the presi
dent of the sophomire class and
is active in the A. A. and in the
Art Club and other campus jobs.
Rising senior, Alison Britt from
Murfreesboro is president of the
Art Club, a marshal, and the junior
class reporter for the Salemite.
Alison, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
E. S. Britt, is an English major
and historj' minor.
The new off-campus vice-presi
dent, Mary Lou Whiteheart is the
daughter of Mrs. R. E. Whiteheart
of Winston-Salem. Mary Lou is
a math, major and primary edu
cation minor. She is vice president
of the junior class, a marshall, and
a member of the honor society.
Mary Bambalis, also from "VVin-
ston-Salem, is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. George P. Bambalis. She
graduated from the Academy and is
a sociology-economics major and
These Student Government offi
cers will take office along with
the other heads of organizations
who will be elected in the next few
weeks. The installation of new of
ficers will take place in assembly
Tuesday, March 31.
Katharin Green To Present
Piano Recital Next Monday'
Miss Katharin Green, daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. B. Green of
Midland will be presented in her
senior recital by the Salem College
School of Music at 8:30 p.m. Mon
day, March 9, in Memorial Hall.
While at Salem, Katharin has
studied piano under the instruction
of Dr. Charles Vardell and Mr.
Her Monday recital program is
Sonata in E flat Major....Haydn
Three Etiudes Chopin
A flat Major
Scherzo in B minor Op. 20
Reflets dan I’eau Debussy
La soiree dans Grenade
Concerto in A minor Op. 53
Katharin has been a member of
the Chorale Ensemble and enjoys
reading and knitting. She also
likes to embroider dish towels' and
to play basketball. Her future
plans include marriage and teach
ing private piano lessons.
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