Mac and Peggy
Stand by the sink,
Their printer’s ink.
Has a new position;
She likes the work
And the tradition.
Salem College, Winston'-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 13, 1953
! Charm Week, sponsored by the
I. R. S., will begin Monday, March
15 and last through March 21.
This week is set aside each year
to emphasize the importance of
charm and neatness in dress and
Jane Fearing is chairman of
''Wharm Week. Her plans consist
of a skit in chapel Tuesday which
Sarah Sue Tisdale is planning. The
skit will feature clothes of today
as compared with those of our
grandmothers and mothers.
Thursday in chapel Flossie Cole
Donahue,, an ex-Salemite, will
speak on charm. Thursday night
there will be a fashion show I
'in the Day Student Center spon
sored by a local store. There are
tentative plans for a coffee one
night during the week and a Cos
Miss Evelyn Sosnik is the fash
ion show consultant. Featured in
the fashion show will be the sen
iors modeling the fashions they
can use this spring and also use
on low budget allowance next year.
Sport clothes, ranging from bath
ing suits to peddle pushers, school
cottons, spring suits and date
dresses in the new spring colors
of yellow, cocoa, grey and navy
blue will be modeled. Fluffy spring
evening dresses in pastel colors will
also be featured.
V The climax of the show will be
the spring bride, Anne Hughes,
and her maid of honor, Peggyan
Models are: The May Court
which includes Bunny Gregg, Con
nie Barnes, Rooney Barnes, Claire
Chesnut, Jane Fearing, Nancy Flo
rence, Bobbie Kuss, LuLong Og-
burn, Guillemette Roussel, Sara
Sue Tisdale, Helen Carol Watkins
and Mary Joyce Wilson.
Other models are Emma Sue
Larkins, Anne Miller, Jean and
Joan Shope, Mary Ceile Flowers,
Betty Tyler, Anne Lowe, Margie
Hartshorn, Margie Ferrell, Kay
Cunningham, Bessie Smith, Betty
McGlaughon and Joy Dickson.
Miss Charm will be elected this
same week by the Salemite staff
and I. R. S. She will take the
place of the Girl of the Month and
will be featured in the Salemite
next Friday. Last year-Miss Charm
was Frances Williams.
“The Curious Savage”, by John
Patrick, will be presented by the
Little Theater of Winston-Salem
March 17, 18, 19 and 20 at 8:15 p.m.
The play will be staged in the
“The Curious Savage” is an en
tertaining and fanciful comedy
based on a gunine human philoso
phy of life. The action centers
around Mrs. Savage who has been
left $10 million by her husband.
She wants to make the best of her
possession, in spite of her short
The comedy centers around Mrs.
Savage when she is committed to
a sanitorium, but takes her money
with her—in a panda.
The cast for “The Curious Sav
age” is as follows:
Mrs. Savage —
Lily Belle Jo McAfee
. Senator Titus Savage --- --
Judge Samuel Savage
The five guests at the sanitorium
will be protrayed by Margaret
Merchant, Charie Gibson, Janet
Jones, Bruce Gordon, and Bernice
Alison Britt, Jean Shope, Jean Calhoun, and Betty Tyler read the Salemite together following their elec
tion to head major campus organizations.
Salem Seniors Plan Various Jobs For Future
As June And Graduation Approach
By Myra Dickson
and Peggy Cheers
Just as a young man’s fancy
lightly turns to love in the spring,
so Salem seniors’ thoughts turn to
the future. “What will I do next
year?” haunts every senior.
Even with four years of college
education, a college degree, and,
for some, a teaching certificate, the
tremendous decision of what to do
The sophomores and seniors
clashed for the college champion
ship in basketball last Tuesday
night. The former won out over
their bi^ sisters, 58-35.
The first quarter ended with the
seniors ahead 11-10, but after that
it was the sophomore’s game as'
they had one of their better nights,
hitting from all angles of the court
and controlling the rebounds off
High scorers for the winners
were Allison Long with 23 points
and Jean Currin with 20. Emma
Sue Larkins hit for 19 to lead the
losers. The sophomore guards
played their best defensive game
as they completely bottled up the
The sophomores advanced to the
final in the basketball champion
ship by defeating the juniors, 47-
24, in the first game of the play-
The first quarter was nip and
tuck with the sophomores holding
a one point lead at that time. In
the second quarter, however, Lu
Long Ogburn started connecting
on her hook shots and sent her
team five points ahead. In the
dying minutes of the first half she
hurt her ankle and was forced out
of the game. This was the turning
point of the contest.
The second half was a runaway,
but the juniors didn’t give up until
the final whistle blew.
High scorers for the sophomores
were Allison Long and Jean Cur
rin who had 19 points apiece.
Lu Long Ogburn had 16 for her
team. Ann Merritt and Betty Mc
Glaughon played sparkling games
at guard for the juniors, and Fran-
cine Pitts led the defense for the
with the future looms over each
senior’s head and the question must
Some of the senior girls plan to
marry in the near future. But
these girls have carefully thought
ahead. If Faye Lee doesn’t marry
Ross this summer, she plans to
begin training for the Salem White
Socks professional, baseball team.
Lefty Lee will get her training
this spring as chief pitcher for the
Emma Sue Larkins is faced with
the same problem. She hopes to
become chief chef at the Waldorf
if her marriage to Dalton can’t be
arranged. Marian Lewis plans to
accompany Emma Sue to New
York. Marian has been offered a
job as bartender and chief bouncer
on the lower east side of the city.
The Salem College School of
Music will present Miss Nancy
Whicher, violinist, and Miss Betty
Jean Cash, pianist, in a recital
Wednseday, March 18 at 8:30 p.m.
in Memorial Hall.
The following program will be
Sonata in D minor Mozart
Sonata’in A minor....Beethoven
Miss Whicher, accompanied by
Concerto in A minor Bach
Sonata in F major ..Hayden
Romanza Andaluza .De Saraste
Miss Whicher, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. J. Whicher, ^ has
studied under Robert Harrison,
concert-master of the Atlanta Sym
phony, James Lerch, and at present
is studying under Eugene Jacob-
At Reynolds High School where
she is a senior. Miss Whicher has
been concert-mistress of the school
orchestra for three years, was in
the All-Starte Orchestra for three
years and in the All Southern
Nell Philips has decided to be
come a pro wrestler while Blair
finishes his schooling. She will
meet Ellen Bell in a ten rounder
in Madison Square Garden early
Most of the seniors with teach
ing certificates have solved their
problems of the future. They have
decided not to teach.
Connie Barnes and Loma Faye
Cuthbertson are opening the Salem
School of Exercise for those
Salemites still eating their boxes
of Valentine candy.
Anne Lowe plans to work as
carder in the mill in Mooresville
and Barbara Fisher will be in
charge of the music for the indus
trial workers union at the mill.
Barbara plans to teach the workers
to twirl batons during lunch hour.
Next fall Marilyn Summey will
open her shop “Marilyn’s Marvel-
:ous Massages.” She already has
agreements with faculty members
to be regular custimers.
Miss Student Teacher, Elsie
Macon, goes to Washington in
June to become a Private Eye.
Elsie earned her job because the
F. B. I. discovered that she never
Ruthie Derrick and Jane Fearkig
will tour the country next year as
midgets in a sideshow of Barnum-
Natural talents will help some
graduating seniors with their jobs.
Lorrie Dirom will be a cowgirl
because her legs are already bowed.
Cow juice holds such an import
ant place in Sally Kerner’s and
Dora Cameron’s diet that they
have decided to become milk maids
on Norma William’s farm.
If they succeed in graduating
from Salem, Jeanne Harrison and
Frances Williams will enter the
National Spelling Bee, next fall.
Jane Schoolfield is another
Salemite who plans to try a career
in the big city. She has been
asked to direct the new hooch
show, “Figleaf Follies”.
Dizzy Deaton’ and Cheerless
(Continued on page four)
New heads of five major organi
zations were chosen this week.
They are Jean Calhoun, editor of
the Salemite; Carol Glaser, editor
of the Sights and Insights; Jean
Shope, president of the I. R. S.;
Betty Tyler, May Day Chairman;
and Jean Edwards, president of the
Jean, a rising senior from Clin
ton is an English major and Ger
man minor. She is the daughter
of Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Calhoun.
Jean has served as secretary of
Student Government for the past
year; has been managing editor of
the Salemite; is an active member
of the A. A.; and is a Scorpion.
Carol, from Charlotte, is a ris
ing senior. She is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Glaser. She is
a representative to the Stee Gee;
associate editor of the Sights and
Insights and a member of the “Y”
cabinet. She is a Spanish major
and French minor.
Jean, a rising senior from
Weaverville, is the daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. W. W. Shope. She is
circulation manager of the Salem
ite, a marshal, treasurer of the I.
R. S. and a Scorpion. She is a
sociology-economics major and his
Betty, a rising senior from Kins
ton, is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Tyler. She is an art
major and English minor. She is
on the feature staff of the Salem
ite; is active in the art club and
sports; and is a member of the
I. R. C.
Jean, a rising senior from Rel-
eigh, is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. M. Edwards. She is a
home economics major and an
To Play Day
Salem’s 1953 basketball varsity
represented Salem last Saturday,
March 7, at a basketball Play Day
sponsored by Guilford College’s
Women’s Athletic Association.
The colleges attending were
W. C., G. C., Carolina, Catawba,
Salem, Meredith and Guilford. The
games began at 10:00 a.m., and a
picnic lunch was served in the re
creation room at 12:00.
The last game was the champion
ship game between Salem and
Guilford, in which Guilford won
after a hard fought contest. Re
freshments were then served to
all players at the close of the
Salem’s team consisted of Fran-
cine Pitts, Betty McGlaughon,
Anne Merritt, Lu Long Ogburn,
Polly Larkins, Jean Currin, Marian
Lewis, Donald Caldwell and Emma
These girls eliminated G. C.
easily and moved into the finals
against Guilford by defeating W.
C., 13-11, in the semi-finals. Salem
came back to win after a scoreless
Miss Margaret Chapman and
Miss Mozelle Palmer, physical edu
cation directors, attended the Play
Day, and Miss Chapman was an