almitf Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, April 30, 1954 The votes have been counted and the ballots cast. Four new Scorpions selected at last. .Number 22 OeBURN REIGNS AS MAY QUEEN [Scorpions Induct Blakeney, Kneeburg, Kuss, And Liles The Order of the Scorpion, honorary leadership organization on campus, formally inducted four new members this past week. They are Margaret Blakeney, Carolyn Knee- burg, Bobbi Kuss and Betsy Liles —all members of the present Junior class. Margaret, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. T. A. Blakeney, is an English major from near Charlotte. She has been president of the In ternational Relations Club, adver tising manager for the Salemite and active in the Pierrettes during Insights during the past year. The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Kuss of Allentown, Pa., Bobbi -will head the IRS for the coming year. She has served as secretary of the Student Govern ment association, was president of her Sophomore class and has been a member of the A. A. council and Salemite staff. Bobbi is majoring in modern languages. Bobbi Kuss the past year. As associate editor for the 1955 Sights and Insights, Maggi will also serve as business manager for the Salemite during her senior j'ear. Carolyn has recently been elected president of the rising Senior class. Betsy Liles She is a science major from Salis bury, and has been active in the A. A. during her three years at Salem, having served as archery and ping pong manager this year. She has also served on the Y cabi net and the Sights and Insights staff. Carolyn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Kneeburg. The recent recipient of a summer school scholarship to the University of Oslo, Betsy will also serve as editor of the Sights and Insights and president of the state F. T. A. during the coming year. She is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. F. E. Liles of Wadesboro. As feature editor of 'the Salemite, Betsy has also copy edited for the Sights and May I Is Deadline Entries for the Katherine B. Rondthaler Award, to be given in the fields of art, music and creative Writing, must be in the Alumnae office on Saturday, May 1. These entries must be accom panied by a sheet indicating the name and class of the entrant and the name of the faculty member under whom the work was done. Maggi Blakeney Hews Briefs Preliminary registration will be held May 3-10. Each student should register for both semesters of the 1954-55 year with the head of the department in which she plans to major. This is also the period for summer school registration. j(j 5(: * 4: Dr. Welch, head of the education department, spent Tuesday in Raleigh attending a meeting of the State Advisory Commission on Teacher Education. :ijc * * * Dr. Gramley and Miss Marsh attended a luncheon for the Salem College Alumni in Wilson today; Dr. Gramley spoke at the Atlantic Christian College Inauguration. 3jc J(J Dr. Elizabeth Welch’s child literature class presented their an nual program for the faculty child ren at 7; 15 p.m. last Wednesday in Old Chapel. Three children’s books were dramatized by puppets, marionettes and a Chinese shadograph. These were entitled “Three Billy Goats Gruff”, “A Walk in the Forest”, and “Hans Clodhopper”. ♦ ♦ * * * The campus swimming pool (Continued on page seven) Members Of Lecture Group Announced The 1954-55 Lecture committee held its first meeting last Monday, and the members are already en gaged in sifting through the pos sible speakers for next year’s lec ture series. There has been some discussion of past favorites such as Bennett Cerf, Cornelia Otis Skinner and John Mason Brown. Possibilities under consideration are Allistair Cook, Marguerite Higgins, Carlos P. Romulos and John Gunther. The committee is striving for variety and will attempt to have the speakers represent the fields of entertainment, world affairs, creat ive art and dramatic criticism. The committee is representative of the three groups served by the lecture series, the faculty, the stu dents, and the townspeople. Jess Byrd is chairman of the committee. Faculty members are Edith Kirk land, Mrs. Kate Pyron, Warren Spencer, Edwin Shewmake, Eliza beth Ann Collette and Mrs. Vir ginia Blackwell from the Academy. Student members for the coming year are Gayle Cooper from the Academy, Sally Reiland from the Salemite, and Agnes Rennie, mem ber at large. Class representatives are: Rosanne Worthington, Senior class; Joy Harrison, Junior class; and Nancy Gilchrist, Sophomore class. The freshman representative will be elected next year. Music Fund To Be Raised The Mary Jones Memorial Scholarship concert will be pre sented at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, in Memorial Hall. This concert, which is an annual event, is given in honor of the late Mary Jones, a former member of the School of Mufic. The purpose of the recital is to raise funds for a scholarship which is granted to a local music student. Chamber music will be presented at this concert with four member’s of the Salem faculty participating. They are: Charles Medlin, Clemens Sandresky, Eugene Jacobowsky and Hans Hei|Jemann. The program is as follows; Trio, C Major .^....Mozart Sonata in D Major, for cello and piano Bach Sonata in G minor for violin and piano....Debussy Trio, B major Brahms Jacobowsky PerformslSolo . Eugene Jacobowsky, head of the string department of the School of Music, was violin soloist with the Winston-Salem Symphony on April 29 at Reynolds Auditorium. He performed the Violin Con certo No. 1 in G minor by Max Bruch. Mr. Jacobowsky is concertmaster of the Winston-Salem Symphony. He "has taught violin and ensemble work, orchestration, conducting and accompanying during his four years at Salem College. He is a graduate of Juilliard School of Music in New York and received his M. A. degree in music education at Columbia University. Mr. Jacobowsky is well known to Winston-Salem audiences. He has given many violin recitals at Salem, as well as having appeared as soloist with the Symphony twice before. Pageant And Dance Will Be Highlights Of May I Weekend Lu Long Ogburn of Smithfield will reign as Salem’s 1954 Queen of the May during the pageant to be presented at 5 ;00 p.m. Saturday in the May Dell. Her Maid of Honor will be Mary Joyce Wilson of Rural Hall. On Saturday night, the queen and her attendants will comprise the figure highlighting the IRS “Coronation Ball”. The May Day activities begin at 7:00 a.m. Saturday when the Choral Ensemble wall serenade the queen with the traditional May Day Carol. At 8:00 a.m. a chapel service for all students will be conducted by ijfReverend Edwin Sawyer in front Finances Discussed The Finance Board met April 26 to discuss suggestions and problems concerning the finances of the school term 1954-55. The possibility of allowing the sophomores to give the annual Christmas dinner instead of the juniors, in order to relieve the jun iors from some of the activities they have had to sponsor, was dis cussed by the group. This motion was made and passed. A representative will be sent to talk to the Sophomore class to ask them if they will take over this project, according . to the board’s suggestion. A motion was also made and passed which decided that a com mittee from this group will be ap pointed to bring an accurate finan cial report from each organization before the next meeting. A motion was favored to main tain the same allowance for each class during the coming year. of the Science building. After the senior hymn, “Fairest Lord Jesus, a responsive reading, and a short talk by Mr. Sawyer, the service will close with the singing of the Alma Mater. Marshals will be present to pin pansies on all those attending the service. Lu Long, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Ogburn of Smith- field, will be attended by the 12 members of the May Court. In addition to Mary Joyce, Maid of Honor and daughter of Mr. and Mrs. V. A. Wilson of Rural Hall, the court is composed of: Mrs. Elaine Williams Avera of Chat tanooga, Tenn., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert S. Williams; Jean Shope of Weaverville, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. W. Shope; Sara Sue Tisdale of New Bern, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Tisdale; Nancy Florance of Chevy Chase, Md., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. M. Florance; Bobbi Kuss, of Allentown, Pa., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R. W. Kuss; Helen (Continued on page 9) Hall And Greene Elected To Head Dorms For Next Year By Sudie Mae Spain Emily Hall and Pat Greene will serve as presidents of Bitting and Clewell dormitories for the coming year. Other house presidents will be elected next Fall. Emily, a rising senior, has been chosen to head the senior dorm. A sociology major and primary edu cation minor, she plans to be a primary teacher. She has parti cipated in the Y Council and is a member of the F. T. A. .Emily is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. Bart Hall of Belmont. Pat has been selected as presi dent for third floor. She has also been vice-president of the Fresh man class and a member of the Baptist Student Union council, Salemite staff and Choral En semble. Pat, the daughter of Mr. and Emily Hall dent of Clewell—the largest dorm on campus. Pat has had experience in dormitory leadership as secretary of the dorm and sub-house presi- Pat Greene Mrs. Arthur W. Greene of Ahoskie, plans to teach in the elementary grades. When asked her reaction to being chosen to this important position, Pat commented, “I’m happy, but I’m scared.” The reason for the latter comment can be seen in the responsibilities with which she is entrusted. In addition to keeping the dorm in order, Pat will be responsible for open houses, the Christmas party and Parents’ day in Clewell. She will also advise, some 120 girls in her dorm on all kinds of per sonal problems.