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The symphony will play next
Salem will participate to our
As “Dark of the Moon” goes
We’re sure we won’t need a
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, October 23, 1953
Salem To Be
The Winston-Sak'n Symphony
Association will present the first
concert of the 1953-54 season, by
the Winston-Salem Symphony Or
chestra at 8:15 p.m. on Oct. 28 at
'J'he orchestra is under the direc
tion of John lule of the Atlanta
Symphony Orchestra, who is con
ducting the symphony here for the
Two of the faculty rriembers of
the Salem College School of Music
are included in the group: Eugene
lacobowsky, concert master and
Charles Medlin, first cellist. Also
three Salem music students play in
the orchestra: Nancy Whicker,
Joan Elrick and Patsy Hopkins.
The program is as follows:
Raj'mond Overture Thomas
Symphony No. 5 in E Minor ..
Hungarian Dances, Nos. 5 and 6
Selections from “The Desert
Minuetto for Strings ....Bolzani ■
Tales from the Vienna Woods
The Winston-Salem Symphony
Association is offering student
membership tickets. They are now
available in the Music Office at the
price of $2.50 for 3 concerts. Stu
dent tickets bought at the door
Wednesday- night will be $1.00 each.
Like Their Job
By Jane Brown
After much chasing here and
there and into many blind alleys,
1 finally cornered four of the house
presidents. Nellie Ann Barrow was
the first one I ran into as she was
coming from hearing Rev. Goodson.
Graciously she ushered me into her
room in Sisters’ still exclaiming
over the fact that someone wished
to interview her.
Nellie Ann likes to do anything
and everything, but sports are
really her pet. “I just love them
all and right now 1 am real hep
on bop.” Bop is the newest fad
around Sisters’. She loves being a
“house mother”. “They’re not a
hit of trouble.”
A home economics major, Nellie
Ann has been known to everyone
on campus as freshman class presi
dent and is very prominent in such
organizations as the “Y”, I. R. C.
and Home Economics Club.
'.Martha Thornburg entertained
me, along with the cockroaches, in
South. She loves to knit, but still
doesn’t, seem to be able to finish
that pair of argyles started last
year. Her favorite pastimes ?—
“Music and going away on week
ends”, she told me all in the same
Camps and Swims
This past summer, Martha worked
at a camp and also received her
Life Saver’s Badge. “She also got
the instructor along with the
badge”, piped in her roommate.
Martha was a member of the
Student Council last year and is a
member of the I. R. S. and Sights
and Insights Staff. Her parting
words were, “My pet peeve still is
and will be going to the Carolina-
Washington and Lee game and
“I’m from the country, but don’t
you think my accent has changed
since my visit to New York this
summer?” This was from Carolyn
Watlington who thinks Strong
beats all the dorms thus far but
feels that maybe she shouldn’t even
comment on it.
Carolyn, a sociology a'nd eco
nomics major, takes a part in I.
k- C., Sights and Insights and, of
course, the Student Council. She
(Continued on page four)
Caught by the photographer during a rehearsal scene of “Dark of the Moon” are, left to right, Bill Woe-
stendiek, Ann Campbell, Eleanor Smith and Emily Howell.
Helen Fung presented a beautiful
scrap book about Singapore as a
gift to the Dean, faculty and under
graduates of Salem College at the
I. R. C. meeting last night at 7
o’clock. The gift was accepted for
Salem by a member of the admini
Helen fixed the book with the
help of her friends especially for
Salem. She said when she found
out how nice Salem would be, she
wanted to give something of her
own making to the college in ap
Cover Is Decorated
On the cover of the scrapbook,
Helen put the Coat of Arms of the
Colony of Singapore. Inside, after
the presentation page, she included
some introductory material about
Singapore in general—social lif^,
historical background, geography
By Connie Murray
“Gimme that old time religion,
gimme that old time religion, gim
me that old time religion, it’s good
enough for me.” The strains of
this familiar tune came to my ears
as I opened the door of Old Chapel
to watch play practice.
Jack White, who plays the part
of Preacher Haggler, was leading
Board To Hold
The annual fall meeting of the
Board of Trustees of Salem Aca
demy and College will meet at 3 :00
p.m., next Thursday in the trustee
room of the office building. Bishop
J. Kenneth Pfohl, chairman of the
Board, rvill preside. Following the
meeting the Board will dine at 6:00
with the administrative staff in the
club dining room.
This will be the last meeting for
nine board members whose terms
expire this fall and the first meeting
for four others who were elected
by the respective alumnae associa
tions of the College and the Aca
demy in June.
Retiring from the Board are the
following who were elected by the
Synod of the Moravian Church:
Mr. F. F. Bahnson, Winston-Salem;
Mrs. Gilbert C. Fry, Philadelphia,
Pa; Mrs. Ronald Slye, Jackson
ville, Fla; Mr. William N. Vogler,
Winston-Salem and Reverend I.
Howard Chadwick, Charlotte.
Two other retiring trustees are
Mr. Archibald Craig and Mr. W. P.
Sandridge, both of Winston-Salem.
The new alumnae trustees are
Mrs. Courtney R. Mauzy of Char
lotte, the new president of the
Salem College Alumnae Association
and Mrs. Carl D. Pratt of Winston-
Salem, president of the Winston-
Salem branch of the college Alum
The new president of the Aca
demy Alumnae Association is Miss
Sarah Car Hunsucker of High
Point. Mrs. Richard B. Simpson
of Winston-Salem is the president
of the Winston-Salem branch of
the Academy Alumnae Association.
These four alumnae representa
tives replace the following: Mrs.
Robert McCuiston, Mrs. Dallace
McLennan, Mrs. Claude B. Strick
land, Jr. and Mrs. John T. Simp
‘Dark Of The Moon’’Continiie
Apple Barrels, Witch Dances
the singing in this revival scene.
Before he had reached a frenzy.
Miss Reigner yelled “Cut!” and tlje
cast took a five minute break.
I walked over to Bill Woesten-
diek and asked him if he wore
tennis shoes for any particular
reason. He explained that his part
was athletic in places, and he wore
the shoes to prevent any falls. The
other night at practice, the scene in
rehearsal was one in which Bill
swings a witch by her feet and
hands. He almost dropped her
twice, losing'his balance in the at-
fiempt to land her on her feet.
Hence, the tennis shoes.
Ann Campbell and Denise Mc-
Glaughorn were huddled on one
side of the stage, obviously in a
deep discussion. Intent on gather-
Miss Grac-e L. Siewers, Salem
College librarian, has made her
library report for the year 1952-
' The report states that the num
ber of volumes in the library has
passed the 40,000 mark by reaching
a total of 40,837, an increase of
1200 volumes during the year. Cir
culation last year totaled 11,582
volumes, only 518 of which were
The number of reserve books
used in the library not included in
the previous number was 2,867.
The library regularly receives 284
magazines and periodicals and
seven newspapers, the report in
Miss Siewers, in her report, said:
“We are glad to note that the cir
culation of stack books increased
by 1,460 volumes over the previous
year and the use of reserve books
shows an increase of 974 volumes.”
The report to the administration
and the president shows that the
Friends of the Library organization
contributed $687.50 in cash as well
as a number of gift volumes.
ling a few facts from this discus
sion, I asked if I might listen for
a few moments.
“Lawd, honey chile, ya’ sho’ kin.
We wuz jes’ wonderin’ if we’d ever
git out of th’ habit of talkin’ like
“All right, everyone in place for
the general store scene,” called
Miss Reigner. I watched the scene
progress to the point where John
Spinks lifts a barrel of apples. He
strained as he lifted the barrel
slowdy off the floor. The muscles
in his arms tightened, and his face
turned red. With obvious effort
he got the barrel waist high, then
slowly put it down.
“Better do that again,” said Miss
Reigner. And not only did John
do it once again, but four times.
I asked him later if it wasn’t a
little tiring to do this scene so
“Not really,” he replied. “You
see, the barrel is empty. It just
looks like it’s full of apples.”
With that, T left Old Chapel to
the cast and “Dark of the Moon.”
The rest of the book includes
pictures of various aspects of life
in Singapore accompanied by writ
ten information. Especially in
teresting is the page used for reli
gious buildings. These include a
Hindu temple, Chinese temple,
Malay Mosque and a Christian
Other pages include pictures and
information on the government
buildings, public buildings, Singa-,
pore’s baby skyscrapers, schools,
tourist resorts and recreational faci
lities. - ,
One of the customs Helen pic-'
tures is that of the howkers. These
are peddlers who sell such things
as cakes, eggs and vegetables in
The rest of the book consisted
of pages on the festivals, coro
nation celebration, Singapore’s
modern buildings, Singapore at
night and various local scenes.
The book ends with a page on
Singapore’s advancement to city-
hood and information about the
Coat of Arms.
Will Present Recital Oct. 26
The School of Music of Salem
College will present Joan Jacobow-
sky, mezzo-soprano, in a recital at
8 :30 p.m. on October 26 in Memor
ial Hall. She will be accomparwed
by Clemens Sandresky, pianist.
Mrs. Jacobowsky received her
B. S. degree at Juilliard School of
Music and her M. A. degree at the
Teacher’s College of Columbia Uni
versity. She is instructor of voice
at Salem College and has appeared
as soloist with the Winston-Salem
Her program is aa follows:
Tu Lo Sai TorelK
Nel Cor Pin Non Mi Sento
Che Fiero Costume . ..Legrenzi
O Bellissimi Capelli ..Falconieri
Jeune Fillette Bergerette-
By an’ By Negro Spiritual
He’s Goin’ Away .
North Carolina Folk Song '
Sing To My Heart A Song