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Press ’yo dress, get ready,
Salem’s Old South Ball will
soon be heah.
The ego, the id' has been
Since we in the annual our
selves have spied.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, May 1, 1953
HUGHES TO REIGN AT MAY DAY
Dr. Dale H. Gramley, president
of Salem, has announced a faculty
promotion and a new faculty ap
pointment for next year. He has
also announced the names of the
faculty members who, after a year’s
leave of absence, will return to
Salem next year.
Warren Spencer has been ap
pointed Assistant Professor of
History at Salem for next year.
Mr. Spencer came to Salem in
1950. He graduated cum laude
from Georgetown University where
he received his B. S. degree.
Mr. Spencer received his M. A.
degree from the University of Pen
nsylvania where he has done ad
vanced graduate work. He will
receive his Ph. D. soon
Miss Elizabeth Collett will re
place Miss Margaret Chapman as
physical education instructor for
Collett Is W. C. Graduate
Miss Collett, from Thomasville,
received her B. S. degree from
Woman’s College in Greensboro.
She will get her M. ,A. degree
from the University of North Caro
lina this summer.
Miss Collett has taught for three
years at Converse College. She has
worked at camps in Thurmont, Md.
and Brevard for the past three
In 1949 Miss Collett was on the
City Recreation Department Staff
Dr. William B. Todd, head of the
English Department, Edwin A. Saw
yer, former College Chaplain, and
B. Carson French, Associate Pro
fessor of Chemistry, will return to
Salem next year after a year’s
leave of absence.
Dr. Todd will return to this
country in June from England
where he has been studying at the
University of London on a Ful-
Mr. Sawyer will return to Salem
this fall from New York where he
has been studying at Union Theo
Mr. French will return to Salem
this fall from his studies at the
University of North Carolina.
Dr. William B. Todd, head of
Salem’s English department, re
cently had a review of an article
concerning Shakespeare to appear
in the London Times Literary Sup
plement. Dr. Todd is studying in
England on a Fulbright Fellowship.
In his article “The Issues and
States of the Second Folio and
Milton’s Epitaph on Shakespeare”
Dr. Todd reveals that much of the
second folio edition of Shakes
peare’s plays which w’ere believed
to have been printed in 1632 were
actuall}^ printed in 1641 or there
The critics are prepared to fol
low Dr. Todd’s theory except con
cerning one argument on which
they require more evidence. The
English critics cite that “Dr. Todd
surmises from statistics of imper
fections in surviving copies that
part of the edition may have been
distributed rvithout the title-page
and “Effigies” leaf. In doing so,
it' may be suggested, he is in dan
ger of under-estimating the at
traction which the Droeshout por
trait had for the tribe of Granger.”
For Big Day
A scene from the May Day Pag^eant reveals Fae Deaton as the King of Clubs, Marian Lewis as the
Malancholy Prince and Ann Campbell as the Queen Mother.
Salemites Hear Proctor, Philosopher, Discuss
Education, Reason, Ethics And Religion
“Things are never merely what
they are,” said Dr. Thomas Hayes
Proctor last Wednesday. Salem
Games At W. C.
Salem was victorious in every
phase of the athletic play day held
last Saturday at W. C. in Greens
boro. The softball team came
through all three games undefeated,
Betty Morrison captured the ten
nis singles crown and Emily Gunn
placed second in bowling.
Four schools participated in the
softball event. They were Salem,
W. C., Guilford and G. C. Salem
first defeated Guilford 7-6 with a
last inning rally of four runs.
Next on their list of wins was
the victory over W. C., 9-6, after
which they over-ran G. C. 21-2.
The entire team played exception
ally well and no particular star
could be cited.
In the individual events, Betty
Morrison defeated her opponents
6-1, 6-0 and 6-2 to win the tennis
singles. Emily Gunn bowled con-
sistantly in the high eighties to
gain her second place in that divi
Freshmen Win 12-10
The freshmen defeated the jun
iors 12-10 in the first softball game
of the season.
The game lasted for five innings.
During the first half of the first
inning the juniors took the lead
by four runs. In the last half of
the first inning the freshmen tied
up the score and continued in the
second and third innings to take
a strong lead. Later the junior
team rallied, but did not tie up the
Patsy Roberson pitched for the
freshmen, while Anne Moye
pitched for the juniors. The lead
ing batters were Margaret Raiford,
for the freshmen, and Betty Mc-
Glaugnon for the juniors.
girls sat up and listened as they
did for two days last week when
Dr. Proctor spoke on education,
theology, reasonableness, liberalism,
Dr. Proctor was at Salem under
the newly instituted Rondthaler
Lectureship program. He was the
first lecturer to be obtained by this
program, which was begun by
Salem alumnae in honor of Dr. and
Mrs. Howard Rondthaler.
He is an Englishman who has
been at Woman’s College in
Greensboro as a visiting lecturer
this past year.
Speaks On Education
While speaking on education. Dr.
Proctor said that a good education
was an education that produced
good human beings. He remarked
that teaching should not be a sys
tem of indoctrination, but one of
The theory of what is right a,nd
what is wrong is the basis 'of the
theroy of ethics, he said. In the
“eye for an eye” theory, Proctor
said, “since a good life is the will
to be good, one cannot will evil
and be a good man.”
The senior class was honored at
a banquet given at the Plantation
Club in Greensboro by the junior
class, Wednesday night.
Alice McNeely, president of the
junior class, welcomed the class of
’S3. Faye Lee, president of the
senior class, gave the response.
Remarks were made by Dr. Dale
Each member of the graduating
class was given a gift with a poem
Honor guests were Dr. and Mrs.
Dale Gramley, Miss Jess Byrd,
Mrs. Nell Starr, Miss Catherine
Nicholson and Mrs. Amy Heid-
Democracy differs from other
governmental types in its ideals,
Proctor stated. Before democracy,
as such can fully be acknowledged,
he said, it must be realized that
these ideals are not merely dreams,
“but they transcend actuality.”
Annuals Are issued
The 1953 Sights and Insights
were given out this week by the
The annual, with a russet cover,
is dedicated to Miss Evabelle Cov
ington, Professor of Sociology and
Economics. The theme this year
is “This is our Heritage.” Three
hundred forty-seven annuals were
Ann Hughes will reign as Queen
of the May at (he annual May
Day celebration tomorrow. The
pageant honoring the queen and
her court will begin at 5 ;H) p.m.
Peggyan Alderman will be the
queen’s Maid of Honor. The at
tendants will be Connie Barnes,
Rooney Barnes, Claire Chesnut,
fane Fearing, Nancy Florence,
S a r e s s Gregg, Bobbi . Kuss, Lu
Long Ogburn, Guillemette Roussel,
Sara Sue Tisdale, Helen Carol
Watkins and Mary Joyce Wilson.
Bell Heads Committee
Jo Bell, May Day Chairman, with
the assistance of Eleanor Johnson
and Miss Elizabeth Riegner, has
planned and directed the pageant
which is taken from Prokofiev’s
opera “The Love for Three Or
anges.” Peggy Chears is in charge
of the music for the presentation.
The story concerns a prince,
enacted by Marian Lewis, who
searches tor the Queen of Beauty
and finally crowns her as such.
Fae Deaton will portray the king
and Ann Campbell, the queen.
Other leading parts will be played
by Anne Edwards, Maggie Blake-
ney, Anna Katherine Dobson, Con
nie Murray, Joy Harrison, Emily
Howell, Kay Cunningham and
Betty McGlaughon. Sally Reiland,
as jesture, will be the narrator. In
addition to these, approximately
40 other Salemites will take part
in the pageant.
Choral Ensemble To Sing
The celebration will begin Satur
day when the Choral Ensemble will
serenade Ann at 7:00 a.m. An out
door chapel program will be held
at 8:10 a.m. in front of the Science
Following the pageant a buffet
supper will be served at 6:15 p.m.
in the dining hall for the May
Day cast, the court and special
The day’s activities will be con
cluded with the I. R. S. formal
dance to be held in the gym from
9:00 p.m. until 12:00 p.m. Jimmy
Myers and his orchestra will fur
nish the music.
Margie Ferrell, Senior Pianist,
To Present Graduating Recital
Margie Ann Ferrell, pianist, will
present her senior graduation re-
cital at 8:30 p.m. on Monday, May
4, in Memorial Hall.
Margie studied piano under Dr.
Charles Vardell her sophomore
year, and Mrs. Margaret Merri-
man her junior and senior years,
, While at Salem, Margie, daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. L. C. Ferrell
of Kinston, has written for the
Salemite and sung in the Choral
Her program will be as follows:
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring
Prelude and Fugue in F minor .
Etude, op. 10, No. 3 ...Chopin
Ballad in G minor Chopin ;
Reflets cans I’eau Debus.sy
Danseuses des Delphes Debussy
Toccata ... Khatchaturian
Concerto in D minor Rubinstein
(First Movement) ' ,,