Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, February 24, 1956
Number 1 5
Salem College will be host to
freshmen, sophomore, and junior
parents on Saturday, March 3. This
will he the fifth annual Parents’
Day to be held on campus. Dr.
Gramley has already sent letters
of invitation to the parents and
replies have begun coming back.
The program for Saturday in
Registration in Strong Friend
ship Rooms, 11:00-12:00 and 1:00
Coffee for faculty and parents in
the Day Student Center, 1:00-3 ;00.
Open house in all the dorms ex
cept Bitting and also open house
in the home economics and science
labs with interest centers furnished
by the Lahlings, the Home Eco
nomics Club, and the F. T. A.,
Dinner in Corrin Refectory with
music by the Choral Ensemble,
6:00; and a Student Program in
Old Chapel at 8:00.
A junior girl will give the cus
tomary welcome to the parents at
the dinner, and a sophoinore father
will answer with the response. Dr.
Gramley will speak on “What
Every Parent Should Know.” An
added feature this year will be
glimpses of Salem from two dif
ferent points of view—Mrs. John
T. Kimbrough (Mary Ardrey
Stough) from the class of 1928 and
Patty Kimbrough from the class
The student representatives Who,
are working with Mrs. Amy Heid-
breder on the Parents’ Day Com
mittee are: Bebe Daniels, Sylvia
Hedrick, Mary Calhoun, Terry
Harmon, Charlton Rogers, Peggy
Ingram, Jane Wrike, Ann Knight,
and Sarah Vance.
Choral Group Begins Spring Tour Of Eastern N. C.
To Be Given
“Practice mgikes perfect” is the idea expressed by this group of Choral Ensemble members as they pre
pare for their Spring tour.
Juniors Retain Basketball Championship;
Twelve Varsity Members Are Chosen
In the final game of the intra
mural basketball tournament Wed
nesday night, the Junior Class team
overcame a half-time deficit to de
feat the Freshmen, 58-53. For the
Hans Heidemann To Play
Recital Monday, Feb. 27
Hans Heidemann, instructor of
piano with the Salem School of
Music, will present a faculty re
cital at 8:30 p.m., Monday, Febru
ary 27, in Memorial Hall.
Mr. Heidemann was formerly a
member of the original Four Piano
Ensemble which gained interna
tional reputation in the concert
world before it disbanded in 1951.
He has also presented recitals in
New York, Washington, Rochester,
Syracuse, and Baltimore, accom
panied John Brownlee and Norman
Cordon; and performed with the
Mr. Heidemann is a well-known
figure in the Winston-Salem area
as he has given many concerts
here and has been guest soloist
with the Winston-Salem Symphony
on two occasions.
As a graduate of Juilliard School
of Music, Mr. Heidemann has also
studied privately with Rudolf Ser-
kin in Switzerland and Moritz and
Hedwig Rosenthal in New York
It is of interest to note that Mr.
Heidemann was one of three favor
ite pupils asked to play at the fun
eral of the world renowned pianist,
Moritz Rosenthal. The closing
number of the program above, the
Liszt “Funeraille” was his number
for that occasion.
The program is as follows:
Sonata in C Major No. 42
Sonata in A Flat Major, Op. 26
Poissons d’ or
Soiree dans Grenade ...Debussy
Mary Etiing On Campus
University of North Carolina. She is, as fried
Southerner;” and it even shows in her typically southern love for fried
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This Roanoke Rapids (N. C.) Rebel has also done some practice
teaching in Greensboro in elementary^ and hjgh schoo . ♦tmno-ht a
When asked her favorite sport. Miss Hug e coftball
long time before she decided upon basketball. She says her softbal
arm isn’t “too good”—more on the “about average side. , •
After graduation this year. Miss Elting plans to teach dancing a
sports at Cedarcrest High School in Allentown, Penn y 'giconie to
Meanwhile, Miss Elting, we are glad to have you-and welcome to
third straight year the Juniors,
with few player changes, have won
three out of three games in the
round robin tournament.
After the game, a committee
composed of the class captains,
basketball manager, Dhu Jennette,
her assistant Martha McClure,
Betty Morrison, A. A. president,
and Miss Collett chose the follow
ing varsity members:
Anne Miles, Junior
Jo Smitherman, Junior
Mary Jo Wynne, Freshman
Dhu Jennette, Sophomore
Jane Wrike, Junior
Mary Curtis Wrike, Sophomore
Sissie Allen, Junior
Mimi Joyner, Freshman
Martha McClure, Freshman
Margaret MacQueen, Freshman
Katherine Oglesby, Junior
Betsy Smith, Sophomore
Honorable mention was awarded
to Freshman guard Sally Badgett
and to Senior guard and captain,
In the final game the Junior high
scorer was Anne Miles with 33
points. Jo Smitherman and Sissie
Allen had 16 and 9, respectively.
Close guarding by Judy Graham,
Brenda Goerdel, and Katherine
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On Tuesday, March 28th, at
8:30, the varsity of Salem Academy
will meet the class teams of Salem
College in a full-length basketball
This event, sponsored by several
campus organizations has as its
purpose to let students of the
Academy and College meet athle
tically and socially. A social hour
after the game will be held in the
gym and refreshments will be ser
All students are invited to attend.
As a prelude to the softball
season, the A. A. will sponsor a
movie Thursday night, March 1st,
The movie is entitled The World
Series of 1955.
Mr. Warren L^eTart will be on
hand to talk and explain the movie
which will show excerpts from last
year’s world series. After the
movie, Tom Perry will serve re
Softball season starts Monday,
February 27. Since the regular
softball field has been turned into
a swimming hole for bull-frogs,
practices will be held on Salem’s
one hole golf course and archery
field. Practices are every after
noon Monday through Friday at
The Salem College Athletic As
sociation will be hostess to seven
schools at a basketball Sports Day
to be held here Saturday, February
25. Salem’s varsity basketball team
will compete with teams from High
Point, Woman’s College (Greens
boro), Guilford, Meredith, Wake
Forest, Catawba, and Greensboro
The games will start at 10:00
a.m. and continue into the after
noon. Lunch will be served to the
players in the Club Dining Room.
Anne Miles is chairman of the
Hospitality Committee which will
meet the teams Saturday morning
and show them around campus.
Her committee consists of Betty
Morrison, Duffy Russell, Nellie
Ann Barrow, Mary Hadley Fike,
Jane Langston, Ann Crenshaw, and
Katherine Oglesby, Brenda Goer-
del, Jo Smitherman, Sissie Allen,
and Derry Jo Hardage are in
charge of publicity, programs, and
Temple Daniel and Mary Curtis
Wrike are in charge of awards.
After the tournament they will
present ribbons and a beach' ball
to the winning team.
All Salemites are invited to at-
This afternoon, February 24, at
1 :45 the Choral Ensemble members
boarded special buses and cars to
begin a three day concert tour of
eastern North Carolina. The fifty
singers under the direction of Paul
Peterson will make four appear
ances beginning with a repeat per
formance of the N. C. State Stu
dent Union in Raleigh tonight.
The four part program, repre
sentative of music through the
centuries, consists of sacred music,
madrigals, folk songs, spirituals,
and modern music.
Soloists for the program are
Juanita Efird and Nancy Cameron,
sopranos; Peggy Daniel, mezzo
soprano; Suzanne Gordon, violinist;
Suzarihe DeLaney, harpist; Ella
Ann Lee and Gail Landers, pianists.
Temple Daniel and Nancy Proctor
will perform novelty songs.
Afterwards at a coffee given by
(he College Union the girls wiH
have an opportunity to meet their
Raleigh hostesses. Mrs. Thomas
Wilson, an alumnae chairman of
Raleigh, has made arrangements
for the girls there.
A television broadcast is sche
duled for Saturday afternoon on
Greenville’s WNCTV where an ab
breviated form of the Raleigh pro
gram will be presented.
Saturday afternoon the girls have
some leisure time to change from
their formals, tour Greenville, and
prepare for Sunday’s performances.
Nancy Walker and Margaret
Hogan have made hostess arrange
ments for those staying in Kinston.
Sunday morning the ensemble
will sing five sacred numbers at
the Queen’s Street Methodist
Church in Kinston after which
Salem alumnae will serve them
picnic lunch in the Church fellow
The last performance will be in
a hymn festival in Hill Hall of
The University of North Carolina.
The choral ensemble is featured
during a twenty minute portion of
this program in which one hundred
fifty Chapel Hill church choir mem
bers participate. Lynne Hamrick
and Denyse McLawhorn have solos.
The group will return to Salem
late Sunday night.
Orchids To The Faculty
The Junior class would like to
be able to give large clusters of
orchids to Miss Jess Byrd, Mr.
Robert Wendt, Dr. Philip Africa,
Mr. Roy Csunpbell, and Dr. Dale H.
Gramley. Instead, we extend to
you our deepest thjmks and appre
ciation for taking part in our class
The Junior Class
at 7:00 in the Science Building, tend the games.
The Y, W. C. A. will present a
Vesper service Sunday night con
ducted by a group of Davidson stu
dents. These boys are sponsored
by the Davidson Y. M. C. A. and
will arrive on our campus on Sun
day afternoon and have supper with-,
The service will consist of a de
votional and informal talks in the
Little Chapel at 6:30 p.m.
The Y. M. C. A. sincerely desires
that the students of Salem support
its invitation to Davidson to lead
us in our Sunday evening worship.