The ink, the people, the hours
We’ll miss it all, but it’s been
Hello to the new, the fresh, the
Good-bye to the old, the stale,
and the tired.
Benefit Auction Brings Dinner
Dates And Services To Students
A drive-in date with Mr. Sandresky; a dessert bridge at Dr and Mrs
Gramley’s; three rides to Florida with Miss Marsh, and many other such
items were auctioned off in chapel Tuesday and yesterday
The auction was sponsored by the Y. W. C. A. and the proceeds will
go to the World University Service. As Helen Fung explained Tues
day, this organization gives aid to universities abroad in the form nf
books and school supplies. . ^
Helen also explained that part of^
the proceeds would go to help pay
the expenses of Salem’s foreign
students next year.
As the auction began, Helen
urged the students to bid and
“make it high and snappy.” She
also said “Don’t pass the buck,
With that, the auction began.
Mr. Britt served as auctioneer. The
first item auctioned was a lemon
ice box pie to be baked by Anne
Merritt. Nancy Proctor got the
pie for $1.75.
The next item was an invitation
by Charles Medlin to take one girl
to dinner at the Robert E. Lee “at
her convenience”. Edith Flagler
was the lucky girl for the price of
Other items auctioned were din
ner and bridge for eight girls at
Mr. Britt’s; a steak supper and use
of the infirmary living room (with
the door closed) for two girls and
their dates offered by Miss Rig
gers; a cakd to be baked by Jean
Currin; sweaters to be washed for
a week by Joan Reich; a cake to
be baked by Dr. Welch; a cartoon
drawn by Mr. Shewmake, and a
steak dinner for turn girls and their
dates by Miss Collet and Miss
Some of the things auctioned off
on Thursday were: a trip to the
drive-in movie for three girls
bought by Anne Crenshaw for $2.00,
Sarah Smothers for $1.75, and
AgJies Rennie for $4.50.
The offer by Dr. Lewis for din
ner and movie was -bought by
Boots Hudson for $5.50, and Carol
Glaser for $4.75. Maggie Blakney
and Joan Shope bought Mr. and
Mrs. Spencer’s dinner for two and
Phyllis Stinnet bought Mrs. Starr’s
hat for $9.00.
To Be April 3
The Salem Civic Music Associa
tion will present Hilde Gurden, so
prano, at 8:30 p.m. on Saturday,
April 3, in Reynolds Auditorium.
Miss Gurden will be assisted by
Paul Ulanowsky at the piano.
Her program is as follows:
If Thou Art Near
Johann S. Bach
Allelujah, from “Exultate,
Die Forelle Schubert
Makehen lied Brahms
Der Neugierige Schubert
Sempre Livera, from “La
Air de Lia, from “L’Enfant
A Spirit Flower
The Bird Duke
Czardas from “Die
B. S. U. Elects
-Ann Williams, a sophomore from
Henderson, ivas elected president
of the Salem Baptist Student Union
at a meeting of the Baptist stu
dents Monday evening.
Pat Green was elected first vice-
president in charge of enlistment
of new members; the second vice-
president, or devotional chairman,
is Denyse McLawhorn; Ann Knight
was named third vice-president, or
Ann Webb was chosen secretary
and Jeanne Eskridge is the new
Sally Reiland, Bobbi Kuss, and Sarah Outland who were named heads
of campus organizations.
The Wake Forest College choir
directed by Thane McDonald will
sing in chapel Tuesday. The choir
composed of 46 members will have
lunch in the college dining room.
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The Choral Ensemble will present
the music at the annual dinner of
the Winston-Salem Traffic Club on
Wednesday, April 7, at the Robert
E. Lee Hotel.
The architectural firm of Lash-
mit, James, Brown and Polluck has
been obtained to do the planning
for the next three buildings to be
erected on the Salem campus.
The buildings are, a new power
plant, a dormitory and an annex
at the Academy. Plans call for the
buildings to be built in the next
two or , three years.
The faculty held a dinner meeting
Wednesday evening in the club
dining room to continue the series
of self-study and evaluation meet
ings. Dean Ivy Hixon, Dr. William
B. Todd and Mr. Warren Spencer
served on a panel which presented
a discussion of the freshman cur-
Francine Pitts, Mary Ann Raines, and Betsy Liles smile after winning
The first game of the softball
tournament shows that the fresh
men are planning to walk away
with their third major tournament
of the year.
Celia Smith hit a single to right
field after two were out in the last
half of ,the last inning to score
Cissie Allen with the winning run
for her team.
Up until this time the score had
been tied at 5-5.
The game was close all the way
with the lead changing hands twice.
The juniors got off to a quick start
by scoring twice in the first inning,
but the freshmen came back with
five runs in the second to take the
The juniors tied it up in the
fourth and it remained that way
until Smith’s game winning hit.
Ann Miles pitched the victory.
Betty Lynn Wilson played the best
defensive game for the losers in
her first attempt at catching Louise
The remainder of the schedule is:
riculum. Dr. Dale Gramley was the
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Dr. and Mrs. Gramley and Miss
Marsh will attend alumni meetings
in Lumberton, Kinston and Wil
mington on Friday and Saturday.
Vespers Sunday will be a movie
called “The Difference”. The theme
of the movie is the Christian col
lege versus the secular college.
This movie has been highly re
commended by the National Cotm-
cil of Churches. The movie will be
shown at 6:30 p.m. in South Hall.
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The local branch of the American
Association of University Women
will conduct a speaking contest in
the lecture room of the science
building at 10:00 a.m. Saturday.
Mrs. T. C. Karnes will be in charge.
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Sign-outs for Easter holidays will
be made from Thursday, April 8,
through Saturday noon, April 10.
This may be done during office
hours from 9:00 a.m. to 1 :B0 p.m.
and 2:00 to 4:30 p.m. Information
Ann Campbell, Salem’s “Miss
Charm” for this year, was elected
chief marshal by the student body
in chapel last Wednesday. On
Wednesday afternoon Ann Mixon
of Summit, N. J., was chosen presi
dent of the Pierrettes by current
members of the organization.
Ann Campbell succeeds Jane
Little of Albemarle as head of the
marshals, and Ann Mixon will as
sume the duties of Connie Murray
of Durham as president of the
The daughter of Mrs. George H.
Campbell of Murfreesboro, Ann iS
an organ major with a minor in
voice. She was freshman feature
girl for the annual, Sights and In
sights, last year, and has been on
the councils of the I. R. S. and
Y. W. C. A.
Ann was also treasurer of her ,
freshman class and played the lead
in the Pierrettes’ 1953 fall pro
duction, “Dark of the Moon”. She
is a rising junior.
The new Pierrette president is
the daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
Charles M. Mixon of Summit. She
is taking a double major in history
and French. Ann’s extracurricular
activities have included newswrit
ing for the Salemite and partici
pation in hockey games, as well as
working on and in Pierrette pro
ductions. She has been on the
varsity hockey team three years.
Ann is a rising senior.
These two officers, as well as
the heads of the other major or
ganizations elected during the past
three weeks, will be formally in
stalled next Thursday in chapel.
The installation service will be con
ducted by Alice McNeely, out-going
president of the student govern
Juniors Are Chosen
Betsy Liles and Jean Currin were
elected state presidents of two stu
dent organizations during the
week-end of March 23.
Betsy was elected president of
the North Carolina Future Teach
ers of America at their annual con
vention in Raleigh. She has al
ready taken office..
Jean was elected president of the
College Club Division of the North
Carolina Home Economics Asso
ciation at its convention at Mere
dith College in Raleigh.
Dr. Elizabeth Welch, head of the
education department, was elected
state advisor to the North Carolina
will be posted on all the bulletin Teachers of America for a
term of three years.
Edith Flagler Will Present
A Graduating Piano Recital
The Salem College School of
Music will present Edith Flagler,
pianist, in a graduating recital at
8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 5, in
During her four years at Salem,
Edith has been on the Salemite
staff and for the past two years
has been music editor. Her senior
year she was elected president of
the Choral Ensemble.
Edith, who is the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. Fred J. Flagler, Sr.
of High Point, has studied under
Laurie Jones, Margaret Merriman
and Hans Heidemann while at
The program is as follows:
Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring.
Sonata Op. 13 (Pathetique)
Nocturne, Op. 9, No. 1
Etitude, Op. 25, No. 1
Ballade, Op. 23, No. L...Chopin
La Cathedrale engloutie
Jardins sous la pluie ... Debussy
Concerto in E minor. Op. 25
Motto allegro con tuoco