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Sliss Charm will soon be
Schlesinger will talk to us,
Come and listen, then dis
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, March 20, 1953
Schlesinger, Noted Historian,
To Lecture Here March 26
The Salem College Lecture Series will present Arthur Schlesinger,
Jr. as its final lecturer at 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 26 in Memorial
Hall. His topic will be “The Future of Human Freedom”.
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. ranks “among the foremost in the new gener
ation of serious thinkers,” says the New York Times. At the age of
33, he is already established as one of America’s leading historians. In
1946, at the age of 26, he was the youngest historian ever to win the
Pulitzer Prize when he received it r
for “The Age of Jackson.”
Arthur Schlesinger was born in
Columbus, Ohio. His academic life
consisted of studying at Ohio State
University, University of Iowa, and
Harvard. He graduated from Har
vard in 1938 with summa cum laude.
The following year his honors
thesis "Orestes A. Bronson: A Pil
grim’s Progress” was published
and received high praise from the
Studied At Harvard
V During the year 1938-39 Mr.
Walter Spearman, well-known
University of North Carolina jour
nalism professor, playwright and
critic, spoke last Tuesday night in
the Salem College Library. This
lecture was sponsored by the
Friends of the Salem Library.
In his discussion of "North Caro-
j ; - I lina Writers”, Mr. Spearman said
Schlesinger was at Cambridge, state is rapidly acquiring
England on an inter-university reputation as a state that pro
scholarship, followed by three years
at Harvard, where he became a
Junior Fellow, which is an appoint
ment reserved for a choice few
qualified to pursue their interests
without faculty or academic pre
While at Harvard he collected
material for “The Age of Jackson.”
In 1942 he joined the OWI in
Washington and then went to the
office of Strategic Services. He
served in London and Paris with
Wrote Third Book
Mr. Schlesinger’s third book,
“The Vital Center,” a brillant
statement of contemporary politi-
, cal and social problems, was pub
lished in 1949.
At the present Mr. Schlesinger
is a professor of history at Har
vard University. Aside from being
a well-known historian, newspaper
columnist, and Harvard University
professor, Mr. Schlesinger
Arthur Schlesinger, Jr.
constant contributor to such maga
zines as the Atlantic Monthly, For
tune, Life, and The Nation.
Currently, Mr. Schlesinger is
working on his forthcoming book,
“The Age of Roosevelt,” a portrait
of America during the years 1932-
Will Dine Here
Mr. Schlesinger will have dinner
with the Salem chapter of Phi
Alpha Theta, national honorary
history fraternity. This group will
also entertain with an after-dinner
coffee to which all students are
Wallace Carroll will introduce
Mr. Schlesinger at the lecture. Mr.
Carroll is the executive editor of
the Journal-Sentinel, local news
duces writers of best sellers to go
along with her fame in ■ cotton,
tobacco, hosiery and furniture.
As for individual writers, he
divided them into three groups—
native Tar Heels who have done
their writing in the state; those
who have come to North Carolina
and established residence here, and
those who went elsewhere and be
came famous. A number of native
Winston-Salem writers constituted
a great part of his talk.
Spearman’s vivid descriptions and
and knowledge of each author
made it seem as though the writer
himself was sitting in the library.
Mitchell Will Play
In Civic Program
The Civic Music Association will
present Jeanne Mitchell, violinist,
in a concert at 8:30 p.m. Friday,
March 27 at Reynolds Auditorium.
Jeanne Mitchell, born in North
Carolina, received all her training
in New York where she moved at
the age of five. This young, at
tractive and brilliant violinist has
given several Carnegie Hall con
certs besides making appearances
with leading orchestras. She was
hailed as “Miss Music of 1950” by
New York critics.
Miss Mitchell’s program will in
Introduzione aria Marcello
Partita No. 1 in B Minor Bach
Concerto in D Major ... Mozart
Chantes D’Espagne -
Lafille aux cheveux de lin
Sailor Song Milhaud
from “La Vida Breve”
Dance To Be Given
The Spring Gingham Tavern
dance will be held on April 11 in
the Day Student Center. This
dance is being sponsored by the
Home Economics Club and will
carry the theme of “Bunny Hop.”
Music will be furnished by a
seven-piece Negro orchestra with
vocalist, and an entertaining floor
show has been planned.
Tickets for the dance may be
purchased from members of the
Home Economics Club for $1.00
per couple, 75 cents stag, and 25
cents to see the floor show only.
Further plans for the activity
will be announced later.
^rweSnt^friirA^letic Association, Betty McGlaughon, and
Chief Marshal, Jane Little, are seen on front campus after elections
Betty is from Kingsport, Tenn. and Jane is from Albemarle.
Salem’s Brides-To-Be Choose
Old, New, Borrowed And Blue
By Betty Tyler
Have you ever wondered what
the story was behind that string
of pearls or old lace veil that the
bride wore, or why she picked that
certain day in June for the wed
At Salem there are thirteen
brides-to-be, each girl planning a
wedding with her own individual
“Something old . . .” is a favor
ite tradition for the bride. Lucy
Harris is wearing her great-great-
great aunt’s diamond brooch which
has been worn by every Lucy in
the family on their wedding day.
Wear Old Lace
Both “Pook” Johnson and
Rooney Barnes are wearing some
thing of their mothers’. “Pook” is
wearing a beautiful lace veil and
Rooney is wearing lace from her
mother’s wedding dress.
“Something new . . .” has been
added too by the modern bride.
Cynthia May and Malcolm had a
very unusual announcement party.
Favors were cards bearing a red
rose and announcement “Red Roses
For Cynthia and Malcolm.” The
rose theme was carried throughout
the room by bowls of roses and a
one hundred and fifty pound ice
punch bowl with red roses frozen
Cynthia is wearing in her wed
ding a necklace that is made of a
collection of pearls begun when she
was a little girl by her parents and
added to each year until completed
on her graduation from high
It’s the smart bride of today who
can liianage a two-in-one proposi
tion. Kappy Green is using her
lovely white recital dress with a
lace jacket added for her wedding
dress, and Rooney Barnes is using
this year’s May Day dresses for
The 1953 bride has more to con
tend with than just worrying about
traditions, flowers and such.
Faye Lee is waiting for the
“boss” to come back from Korea
before she can set the date, along
with Jean Davenport and Marian
Lewis who are also waiting for
Three very unusual touches are
seen in the plans of B. J. Smith,
Charlotte McGlaughon, and Myra
Dickson. B. J. is planning a mili
tary wedding with the men wearing
full dress white uniforms. The
foreign flavor is added by Myra
in the veil that she bought in Brus
sels and by Charlotte who will
make her home in Venezula where
Kurt is employed.
Garter is Tradition
“Something borrowed . . .” is the
white satin dress Margaret Chap
man is wearing. The dress has
been worn by each of her two
“Something blue . . .” will be the
garter worn by Cynthia, Lucy, and
“Pook”. This garter is slowly be
coming tradition in the Junior
Class. Last summer it was worn
by each of the girls from the
class that were married and is
being passed around to each of
the future brides.
Six new officers were elected
this week. They were Betty Mc
Glaughon, president of the A. A.;
Jane Little, Chief Marshal; Connie
Murray, president of the Pierret
tes ; Ella Ann Lee, president of
the rising sophomore class; Pat
Marsh, president of the rising jun
ior class; and Lu Long Ogburn,
president of the rising senior class.
A rising senior, Betty is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. E.
McGlaughon. She is a sociology-
economics major and a religion
minor. She is from Kingsport, ■
Jane, a rising junior from Albe
marle, is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. D. L. Little. She is a music
Connie, a rising senior from Dur
ham, is the daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. J. S. Murray. She is an
English and history major.
Ella Ann, from Smithfield, is the
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. C.
Pat, the daughter of Mrs. A. G.
Marsh, is from Salisbury.
Lu Long is from Smithfield and
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. V. Ogburn.
The class presidents were elected
by their respective classes last
Monday. The Pierrette president
was elected by members of the
Pierrette Club last Wednesday.
The president of the A. A. and the
Chief Marshal were elected by the
student body in chapel Tuesday.
These were the last of the major
elections for this year. The new
officers will be installed in chapel
on Tuesday, March 31.
Elections began March 3 and
since then officers, other than those
mentioned above, have been elected
including: president, vice-presi
dents, secretary and treasurer of
the Student Government; editors
of the Salemite and of the Sights
land Insights; president of the I. R.
S., May Day Chairman and the
Y. W. C. A. president.
Moore Will Be Presented
In Senior Piano Recital
Miss Julia Elliot Moore, pianist,
will be presented by the Salem
College School of Music in her
graduating recital at 8:30 p.m. on
Monday, March 23, in Memorial
While at Salem College Juba,
daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William
H. Moore of Norfolk, Va., has
studied under Dr. Charles Vardell,
Jr., and Mrs. Margaret Merriman.
Julia has been an active member
of the Chorale Ensemble and the
Music Committee for May Day.
Her plans are indefinite at this
time, although she will probably
Her program is as follows:
Sonata Op. 27, No. 2 (“Moon
Etude in D flat (un sospiro)....
Prelude op. 28, No. 18 Chopin
Prelude op. 28, No. 4 .Chopin
Etude op. 25, No. 10 Chopin
Fantastic Dance op. 1, No. 2...
Two Preludes Gershwin
Concerto in A minor op. 16 ....
Mrs. Margaret Merriman at the