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Home Ec. majors are on the go
With their new fashions they
put on a show.
Miss Boultwood will talk to us
So come and listen if it’s
knowledge you seek.
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, December 4, 1953
Essex Discusses Television And
Radio In Chapel On Thursday
} Harold Essex, one of the founders of the Triangle Broadcasting Com-
pany of Winston-Salem and active member of the WSJS radio and
5 television station, spoke in chapel yesterday on the subject of television
'' of television. Originating during
World War II as a practical medium of communication in military
service, television soon became commercialized. The Federal Communi-
imposed a “freeze” on permits for television stations
in 1948 which lasted for three and a half years. At the time of the
freeze, there were 108 television
stations—that number now having
increased to 328, while 224 are still
in production and 402 applications
for new stations are filed in Wash
Mr. Essex alsb discussed the new
improvements of television. He
stated that color TV will soon be
perfected, but will take approxi
mately two or three years to reach
the market for economic as well as
Distinguishing between VHF tele
vision and UHF television, Mr.
Essex said that the first denotes
Very High Frequency and involves
channels 2-13, while the second is
Ultra High Frequency and is con
tained in channels 15-82. As there
is no difference in the programs of
these two systems, adaptions are
now being made to suit receiving
sets to both types of frequency.
At present, said Mr. Essex, edu
cational television is not very
feasible because of its expense.
Developments are being made in
this field, however, by such as the
Chapel Hill educational station
which will open soon for a trial
period of two years.
On the subject of vocational op
portunities, Mr. Essex spoke of
the many openings in all aspects
of television, due to its infancy and
the experiniental state in which it
I R S To Give
The I. R. S. will sponsor its
annual Christmas Dance on Dec. 12
in the Salem gym. Music will be
furnished by the' Atkins High
School orchestra, a 13-piece colored
Tickets will go on sale Wednes-
day, Dec. 9. Admission will be
$3.00 per couple and $1.50 for stags.
Tickets may be purchased from
any I. R, S. council member.
To Take Trip
A selected group from the Choral
Ensemble, with several soloists, will
present a program of Christmas
music at the Woman’s Club in
Raleigh, on Wednesday afternoon,
After the program, the group will
be entertained at a reception.
Members of the group are as
First Sopranos: Barbara White,
Anne Myers, Jean Miller.
Second Sopranos: Pat Mebane,
Martha Thornburg, Billy Cum
Altos: Denise McLawhorn, Agnes
Rennie, Jane Little.
Pianist: Ella Ann Lee.
Director: Mr. Paul Peterson.
Their program will be:
Come Holy Spirit Bach
Break Forth, O Beautious
Heavenly Light Bach
Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring ....
Ella Ann Lee, pianist
He Shall Feed His Flock
Barbara White, soprano
Balulalow (Ceremony of
Carols) . Britten
Deo Gracias (Ceremony of
Carols) .. Britten
Nancy Whicker, violinist
In A Manger Lowly ....Daniels
Anne Myers, soprano
Reading: A Christmas Story
Mr. Paul Peterson
Musical Interlcdes with reading:
While Shepherds Watched
Their Flocks By Night
I Wonder As I Wander
(Spiritual) arr. by Niles
Born in a Manger
O Holy Night
Salemites Study, Get Rings,
And Travel OverThanksgiving
.. By Mary McNeely Rodgers
, Diamond rings, fraternity pins,
first plane rides, football games,
and some study tell the tale of
Salemites’ Thanksgiving as fresh-
nien, sophomores, juniors, and sen
iors scattered from Alabama to
New York and from Chesapeake
Bay to Indiana.
Mary Anne Hood and Ruth Lott
spent their vacation in New York,
with the Army-Navy game in Phila
delphia being the big event. Ann
Merritt also was in New York for
a camp reunion. To add to'Twinkie
De Mott’s excitement over her first
plane ride, she got a diamond to
b(Wt. Emily Baker visited June
Nlpe, a former Salemit?, in New
Jersey. Anne Miles went to An
napolis for the Army-Navy game.
Not all girls were attracted by
the big city—hunting, home, and
house parties claimed many Salem-
•tes. “I want to go where the wild
geese go” was Mr. Campbell’s
theme, as he hunted during his
vacation from amoebas and para-
tnecuim. Jody Meilicke made* the
*ong trip home to Bethlehem, Pa.
A Sigma Chi frat pin was the high
light of Eleanor Walton’s vacation.
Joan Shope spent Thanksgiving
at a hpuse party on Chesapeake
Bay. Carol Campbell will soon be
singing “Dixie” with a strong
Southern accent. She got plenty
of practice during her vacation with
Martha Dunlap in Rock Hill.
The foreign students scattered in
all directions. Helle Falk went to
Lenoir with Diane Huntley; Mari
anne Lederer went to Goldsboro
with Peggy Hawkins; and Helen
Fung stayed in Winston-Salem
with Jean Miller.
Four days wasn’t enough vaca
tion for Sandy Whitlock, so she
left Sunday to go to her grand
parents’ 50th wedding anniversary
celebration in Indiana.
“I’m Alabama bound” was Alice
Carter’s, Faye and Peggy Roberts’
song as they headed home. Faye
and Peggy were in their sister’s
wedding during the holidays. Alice
went to the Alabama-Auburn game.
Believe it or not, Alice McNeely
and Jean Edwards came back to
Salem on Saturday to study.
And I went to God’s country—
Mooresville, N. C.
The twenty-second annual per
formance of Handel’s “Messiah”
will be presented by the Winston-
Salem Oratorio Society at 4:00 p.m.
on Sunday, Dec. 6 at Centenary
Louis A. Potter, Minister of
Music at Centenary Methodist
Church, will be conducting the per
formance for his fifth successive
year. Mr. Potter was the founder
and for eighteen years the con
ductor of the Washington, D. C.
The soloists who will perform are
considered among the finest ora
torio performers in the country.
Ellen Faull, the soprano soloist, is
the leading soprano with the New
York City Center Opera Company.
Lillian Chookasian of Chicago will
be the contralto soloist. She is
appearing for her third year with
Dr. Thor Johnson and the Cincin-
Harold Haugh, tenor, is a mem
ber of the faculty of the University
of Michigan. He has appeared as
soloist with leading choral groups
in the country. Glenn Darwin,
bass, is a member of the Metro
politan Opera Company. He is also
bass soloist at Saint Bartholamew
Church in New York City.
Helen Savage Cornwall, a Salem
graduate, will be the pianist and
James M. Hart will appear as or
The 300 voice chorus is composed
of representatives of all church
choirs and choral organizations in
the city. Salem students who will
participate are: Janice Carter, Ann
Myers, Meredith Stringfield, Ann
Webb, Betty Claire Warren, Au
gusta Gibson, Celia Smith, Jo
Smitherman, Martha Jane South
ern, Kay Williams, Ann Tesch and
Miss Helen Sullivdn.
The orchestra is composed of
outstanding instrumentalists of
North, Carolina. Eugene Jacobow-
sky, Charles Medlin, Nancy
Whicker and Patsy Hopkins will
be Salem representatives in the or
There wall be no admission
charge, but a silver offering will
be taken during intermission.
The Scorpions have organized a
lost and found department on the
All articles which are found by
members of the student body are
to be turned over to Alice Mc
Neely, Alison Britt or Joan Shope.
These articles will be turned in t>
the Dean of Student’s office, and
will be placed daily in the Student
Government office in Sister’s dorm.
-This office will be open for the
claiming of articles on Mond.ays
from 1:30-3:00 p.m., and on Wed
nesdays and Fridays from 1:30-2:00
A list of the found articles has
been posted on the bulletin board
of Clewell dorm, and all artic'es
listed tEere may be claimed in cue
Student Government office during
the prescribed hours.
If at any time it is necessary to
check for a lost article at a time
when the office is not open, Alice
McNeely, Alison Britt or Joan
Shope may be contacted.
All articles not claimed this year
will be auctioned off in May.
The cooperation of the ent're
campus is needed to make this pro
ject a success and an aid to the
Boultwood To Visit Campus On
The Rondthaler Lectureship
Miss M. E. A. Boultwood, who has been chosen for the Rondthaler
Lectureship Series, will arrive at Salem Dec. 9, and remain on the
campus until Dec. 14.
Miss Boultwood is from England, but has been in New York for a
number of weeks. Her schedule while on campus has been announced,
although Dr. Ivy M. Hixson has stated that there may be slight changes.
On Wednesday night, Miss Boultwood will dine with the faculty in
the Club Dining Room; and Thu^day she will speak in chapel on
Comenies and Moravian Tradi
Starting Thursday afternoon,
Miss Boultwood will talk to dif
ferent classes. Her discussions
with the classes will deal mainly
with the Rennaissance. The classes
scheduled for the talks are: French,
History 232, advanced English
literature and art history. Dr.
Welch’s class on history and philo
sophy in education will be the first
class on Miss Boultwood’s Friday
schedule, and she will also speak
to Psychology 101 at 2:(X) p.m.
Friday night, the faculty and
students will gather in the Friend
ship Rooms of Strong to meet and
talk with Miss Boultwood more
Professor of Education at the
University of Leeds in England,
Miss Boultwood was chosen by the
committee in charge of the lecture-,
ship to speak to Salem students.
She specializes in education in
England with emphasis on Comen-
ius and the Moravians, and has just
completed a book entitled A Short
History of Education Ideas.
M. E. A. Boultwood
“Our New Victory' for Better
Schools in North Carolina” was
the topic discussed by Mr. Sanford
Martin in chajlel last Tuesday.
Mr. Martin, a native North Caro
linian and graduate of Wake For
est, is the editor of the Sunday
Journal-Sentinal. He has ' been
quite active in state affairs, parti
cularly in the realm of education.
Mr. Martin has been chairman of
the building committee of the North
Carolina Education Association.
After offering several antecdotes,
Mr. Martin told of the latest vic
tory in state education-—a fifty ciation at 8:30 pTm. Monday night,
million dollar bond issue for the
purpose, of building better school-
houses, which was passed by every ium.
county in the state in the last
This success, said Mr. Martin,
Tour To Bring
Pierre Luboshutz and Genia Ne-
menoff, duo-pianists, will be pre
sented by the Civic Music Asso
ciation at 8:30 pTm. Monday night,
December 7, in Reynolds Auditor-
Mr. and Mrs. Luboshutz, as they
are called in private life, began
was only the most recent develop- musical partnership at the
ment in the steady progress of this
state’s educational facilities which
was begun 50 years ago by Charles
B. Aycock, who was at that time
Governor of North Carolina. With
his policy that “the state must edu
cate to protect itself in a demo
cracy,” Aycock began the revolu
tionary process which turned North
Carolina schools from one-room log
buildings run by the counties on a
minimum of money into the mo
dern state system of educational
institutions of today.
Mr. Martin also made mention
of the importance of a two hundred"'
million dollar bond issue passed
in 1949 for the building of roads
in parts of the state. This further
developed Aycock’s policy of:
“Build schools and the people will
build roads to them.”
In a discussion of steps to be
taken in the future for educational
betterment, Mr. Martin said that
the future teachers should progress
toward attaining better schools and
facilities by consolidation of small
high schools to promote more equal
educational opportunities, by de
creasing the teacher load, by bring
ing more junior colleges to the
people or by developing a 14-year
high school program, and by mak
ing the teaching profession more
attractive so as to alleviate the
present teacher shortage.
In closing, Mr. Martin com
mented on the fact that education
is the state’s biggest business, and
on the necessity of producing a
real challenge for dedicated teach
ers to teach the American way of
life in order to protect the state
and the country.
urging of their friends, who had
heard them play together at in
formal musical evenings in Paris.
Previously, they had been well
known solo performers.
Honored as the only duo-pianists
ever to appear with Arturo Tos
canini, they have been guests art
ists with every major American
orchestra and their concert tours
have made them familiar visitors
in cities and towns all over the
This year, in addition to their
annual transcontinental concert
tour, Luboshutz and Nemenoff are
currently engaged in recording
their entire two-piano repertoire.
Their prograift is as follows:
Concerto in A minor
Variations on a theme by Haydn
Rondo .. Carl Maria von Weber
Pojka from the Ballet, “The
Michael Ivanovich Glinka
Rondo Frederic Chopin