“Dark of the lioon” will 1m
given next week;
So hurry to OkL Chapel and
get a seat.
Look down below and read the
Of seven girls who received
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, November 13, 1953
By Laura Mitchell
Against the Indian Summer back
ground of the Smoky Mountains,
with its tall trees and simple moun
tain living, the play “Dark of the
Moon” \yeaves a strange tale about
Barbara Alien and her witch boy
In such a bewitching atmosphere,
the drama will be presented in Old
Chapel next Wednesday and Thurs
day nights, Nov. 18 and 19.
The play, which is part of a
legendary folk tale, involves the I -■
ordinary southern type folk of Buck
The folk ballad of Barbara Allen
gives the main plot of the play:
A witch-boy from the mountain
A’ pining to be human,
Fer he had seen the fairest
The brown-eyed Barbara Allen.
John, the witch-boy is played by
Bill Woestendiek and Barbara
Allen is played by Ann Campbell.
After John meets Barbara, the al
luring bad girl of the village, he
bargains with the Conjur Woman
that if he can become human in
shape and. possess Barbara for a
year, he can become human forever.
His request is granted and John
and Barbara are married, much to
the dismay of her formpr lover
Marvin Hudgins, played by John
Spinks. After Barbara bore a
witch boy for a son, the action of
the play is motivated around the
question of whether or not she will
be true to John for the remaining
few hours of the year.
The supporting leads of the play
■ will be the Conjur Woman, Diane
Huntley; the Conjur Man, Hoke
Norris; Edna Summey, Nancy
Proctor; Mr. Summey, Marcus
Crotts; Mrs. Summey, Ruth Lott; by representatives of some 120
Heidbreder, Hixson Present
Ideas For Graduate Careers
Chapel last Tuesday was con
ducted by Dr. Ivy M. Hixson and
MrS'.^Amy R. Heidbreder, who dis
cussed vocational opportunities for
liberal arts college graduates.
The information revealed came
from the “Workshop on Trouble
Spots,” held last week at the Bilt-
more Hotel in New York City,
which was attended by Dr. Hixson
and Mrs. Heidbreder. This work
shop was sponsored by Mademoi
selle (magazine) and was attended
Mrs. Allen, Francine Pitts; Mr.
Allen, Clark Billings; Floyd Allen,
Robert Benton; Mrs. Bergen,
Freda Siler; Preacher Haggler,
■..Jack White; Uncle Smelicue, Lpr-
ing Walton; Miss Metcalf, Denise
McGlaugbon; Hank Gudger, Bill
Owens; Atkins, Bill Sheldon.
In addition there are two witches
in the play. The Dark Witch is
played by Emily Howell and the
Fair Witch is played by Eleanor
Smith. The characters of Greeny
and Leafy are played by Betty
(Continued On Pa^e Five)
colleges and approximately SO to
75 professional men.
After telling of some of the
methods and activities of the con
ference, Dr. Hixson and Mrs. Heid-
bredcr gave information on some
of the vocational wishes of most
college graduates brought before
the New York panel: “I want to
write”, “I don’t want to sell,” “I
want to work with people”, “I want
For those who want to write.
Sandresky To Present Piano
Ckmens Sandresky, pianist, will
present a recital at 8:30 p.m. on
Monday, Nov. 16, in Memorial Hall.
Mr. Sandresky, dean of the Salem
Golkge school of music, received
his B. A. degree from Dartmouth
College and his M. A. degree from
Harvard University. He has studied
at Longy School of Music, Julliard
School of Music, and at Princeton
The program is as follows:
Sonata in D Major kS76
Sonata No. 3 Flindimeth
Impromtus Opus 90 Shubert
there are fields open for writing
critical essays and writing -press
material. There are various fields
also open for distinctive writing,
advertising, public relations.
In order to get experience in
writing, the following was sug
gested. During the freshman year
one should keep a scrapbook deal
ing with every kind of writing.
During the sophomore year one
should develop a talent for writing.
In the senior year one should join
clubs and organizations which em
ploy writing. The person who
wants to write should give herself
a self-test, and try to develop a
topic in as many ways as possible.
For those who want to be
buyers for large stores, a liberal
arts degree is the basic foundation.
The buyer learns her trade through
training on merchandise. She can
learn to be a buyer, a stylist and
can, in turn, train directors.
The buyer must know all phases
of merchandising. She must be
attractive, literate, healthy, have
good scholarship, have extracurri
cular activities, have an outgoing
personality and have an apprecia
tion for finances.
For those who are interested in
personnel work, scholarships are
available for graduate study.
Those who want to travel fre
quently have to pay their own way
in beginning positions. There are
no training schools for traveling
jobs. The best way is to start as
a secretary and work for advance
Anyone who is interested in art
for a career should start by doing
sketches and creating display win
dows. (jood background experience
for a career in arts would be to
design stage sets and have a posi
tion in summer stock.
In order to secure a good position
in any of these fields one should
start a portfolio to show ideas,
adaptability, and experience. Typ
ing is necessary for almost any
position. Emphasis is also placed
on the ability to write simply and
Will Be Held
On Tuesday, Nov. 17, Salem’s
annual tree-planting will be held.
It is the custom each year for
the senior class to present a tree
to the college.
Lu Long Ogburn, president of
the senior class, stated that this
year’s class will present a dogwood
tree to be planted at the north
eastern end of Bitting. At the
same time, ivy will be planted at
the new science building. The en
tire student body will witness the
ceremonies immediately after
A flag that has been flown over
the United States Capital will also
be presented in connection with
the tree-planting ceremonies.
This flag is the gift of Congress
man Thurmond Chatham and ar
rived with a statement by David
Lynn, architect of the Capitol, who
certified that the flag had flown
over the capitol on October 19, 1953.
Bonnie Hall, oldest of three girls
on a Chatham scholarship, kas been
asked to present the flag on behalf
of Congressman Chatham. Alice
McNeely, president of the Student
(Government, will accept the gift on
beha'lf of the Salem administration,
faculty and student body. After
the flag is raised, the entire stu
dent body will pledge allegiance,
ending the ceremonies.
Three seniors and four juniors
were recently received into mem
bership by the Order of the Scorp
ion. The new members are Bar
bara Allen, Carol Glaser, Edith
Tesch, Sue Jones, Jane Little, Pat
Marsh, and Sally Reiland. They
were recognized in chapel last
Tuesday by Dr. Ivy Hixson, advisor
Barbara, daughter of Dr. and
Mrs. W. H. Allen of Bethlehem,
Pa., is vice-president of the Y. W.
C. A. She is also secretary of the
senior class, advertising manager
of the Sights and Insights, and on
the Salemite Staff. A history and
English major, Barbara is a mem
ber of the Honor Society and Phi
Alpha Theta, honorary history so
ciety. She has also been active in
Carol, editor of the Sights and
Insights this year, is a Spanish
major. She was on the Y. W. C.
A. cabinet and a member of the
Student Council last year. Carol is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray
mond Glaser of Charlotte.
Edith, the only day student who
is a member of the Order of the
Scorpion at present, is the daughter
of Rev. and Mrs. S. J. Tesch of
Winston-Salem. She is an active
member of the Pierrettes. Edith
has also been a member of the
Y. W. C. A. cabinet and the Stu
dent Council. She is a sociology-
Sue, a junior from Charlotte, is
also a sociology-economics major.
She is class representative to the
Student Council, on the Y. W. C.
A. cabinet, and secretary of the
F. T. A. Sue was house president
of Clewell Dormitory last year. She
is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
W. G. Jones.
Jane, a piano major, is the daugh
ter of Mr. and Mrs. D. L. Little.
She is chief marshal this year, and.
is from Albemarle.
Pat, junior class president, is a
science major. From Salisbury,
she is the daughter of Mrs. A. G.,
Marsh. Pat plans to attend Bow
man Gray next year.
Sally Reiland, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. L. H. Reiland of Bhie-
field, W. Va., is an English major.
Sally is business manager of the
Pierrettes, managing editor of the
Salemite, and a marshal.
Other members of the Scorpions
elected during 19S2-’S3 are Alison
Britt, Jean Edwards, Alice Mc
Neely, Connie Murray, Lu Long
Ogburn, Jean Shope, and Joan
Thursday’s chapel consisted of a
panel led by Dr. Elizabeth Welch,
and the three foreign students were
The chapel program was spon
sored by the F. T. A. in the in
terest of American Education
Week. The topic of the panel was
World Wide Education.
Dr. Welch commented that edu
cation is everything we do from
the time we arc conceived until the
time we die.
The foreign students then spoke
on what they regarded as an edu
cation. Marianne said that in her
school in France student-faculty
relationships were stressed.
Helen Fung said that because her
country, Malaya, is so youn^ a
better understanding of relation
ships is being established. Of Den
mark’s educational program, Helle
Faulk said that the formation of
individual opinions is stressed.
All three of the foreign sti^nts
agreed that in order to obtain
education one must have cunostty.