North Carolina Newspapers

    Volume XLI
Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, October 28, 1960
Eight Seniors Represent Salem College In Who’s Who
Mock Election Held On Salem Camp
Encourages Responsible Thinking
During the half hour following
supper tonight, Friday, October 28,
students are encouraged to take ad
vantage of the last opportunity to
register to vote in the Mock Elec
tion which will be held on Tuesday,
November 1, during Assembly. Stu
dents have been registering in the
Student Union for the past two
days after lunch and supper. The
registration, which is set up accord
ing to class and party affiliation,
requires the name, state, and age
of the perspective voter.
On the day of the Mock Election,
before votes are cast, the Assembly
will consist of a speaker who will
discuss the election procedure in
North Carolina, followed by a short
rally for both candidates. Banners Tuesday morning until noon._ The
Choral Group
Plans Programs
First Semesrer
On Thursday, October 27, the
Salem Choral Ensemble will sing at
the Home Moravian Church at 7 ;30
p.m. Their selections will be “Ah
Dearest Jesus,” “Glory to Thee, my
God This Night,” and “Praise to
The Lord.”
Monday, October 31, the En
semble will sing “Glory to Thee,
My God This Night” at the Cen
tenary Methodist Church for the
Reformation Day service. On
Thursday, November 3, they will be
at the Robert E. Lee Hotel singing
ten secular compositions for the
Piedmont Industrial Dinner.
Sunday, November 20, the En
semble will go to Davidson College
where they will sing at the 7:00
vesper service. And on December
6, they will again be at the Robert
E. Lee Hotel at 8:30 singing for
the C. P. A. State Convention.
Salem’s Choral Ensemble is under
the direction of Mr. P. W. Peter
son and consists of about 50 girls.
The Ensemble meets for practice
three times a week.. At different
times during the year the Choral
Ensemble sings in assembly, giving
the students an opportunity that
they might not otherwise have to
hear it. Last year the Ensemble
had a record made that was on sale
to the public, thus enablin.g stu
dents to hear our Choral Ensemble
the year round.
and campaign material may be
made before Assembly and brought
to Chapel for the rallies.
Booths will be erected on the
stage, in the balcony, and in the
back of Chapel where the voter
will get a ballot, check her name
off the registration list, and go into
the booth to vote. On the ballot,
there will be a place for the voter
to check whether she is in favor
of John F. Kennedy, Richard M.
Nixon, or another candidate; or
whether she is undecided. Another
question will concern those who are; Salem’
eligible to vote both in age and
who are registered.
There will be a separate Mock
Election for the faculty and ad
ministration through Monday and
ballots and a ballot box will be
placed in the faculty mail box room
in Main Hall.
The results of Salem’s Mock
Election will be announced Friday,
November 4, in the Salemite. Salem
is co-operating in a compilation of
student polls which Davidson’s
newspaper the Davidsonian is spon
soring. More than 10,000 students
in three states participating in the
The purpose of the Mock Elec
tion is not only to get a poll of
student body concerning
the election, but also to give a
training in citizenship and to en
courage the students to know the
issues and to learn their responsi
bilities as citizens.
Eight Salemites have been elected
to Who’s Who Among Students in
American Colleges and Universities
for 1961. The students are; Bar
bara Edwards, Marji Jammer,
Churchill Jenkins, Lynn Ligon,
Mary Lu Nuckols, Jane Pendleton,
Sally Wood, and Janet Yarborough.
These girls were selected by a
committee of administration, fac
ulty, and the president of Student
Government. They are selected ac
cording to the National Office of
Who’s Who requirements, which
are; the excellence and sincerity in
scholarship, the participation and
leadership in extra-curricular acti
vities, the citizenship and service to
the school, and the promise of
future usefulness to business and
These girls, in addition to main
taining high academic standards,
have participated in many Salem
activities. Barbara Edwards is pre
sident of I. R. S. this year, was
president of her junior class, a mar
shal, and an active member of Pier
rettes. She plans to pursue a teach
ing career.
Teaching or Graduate School is
■ the choice of Home Ec. major,
Marji Jammer who has been cos
tume ehairman of May Day, pro
duction staff of Pierrettes, member
of the chapel committee, and is now
copy editor of Sights and Insights.
Churchill Jenkins, president of
Stee Gee, is the third member of
Who’s Who from Salem. She is
past house president of Babcock, a
member of I. R. S., and past trea
surer of Stee Gee. Churchill also
Civic Music Presents
Mozarts "Don Giovanni”
The Winston-Salem Civic Music
Association will sponsor its first
performance of the current season
Saturday, October 27, at 8;30 p.m.
in Reynolds Auditorium when Gold
ovsky Grand Opera Theater pre
sents “Don Giovanni” by Wolfgang
Amadeus Mozart. Although the
original text is in Italian, Ruth and
Thomas Martin have made an Eng
lish translation for the Goldovsky
company which will be used for the
first time on tour.
The opera depicts a fateful day
in the life of the wanton libertine,
Don Giovanni. In the first scene,
which takes place at midnight,
Donna Anna repulses his advances
and pursues him into the courtyard
where he fights with her father.
The Commendatore, and kills him
in combat. The next morning the
Don manages to further entangle
his situation with a former conquest
Donna Elvira, his servant Lepo
rello, the little peasant girl, Donna
Anna’s betrothed Don Ottavio, and
by Donna Anna herself who by
this time has recognized the Don
as the man who killed her father.
Don Giovanni is finally discovered
by Don Ottavio and others and is
fortunate to escape with his life to
hide in the graveyard. There he
carries his brazen daring one step
further and invites the Statute of
the slain Commendatore to be his
guest at supper In the final scene
to the Don’s surprise the Statute
keeps the appointment. In spite of
the Statute’s warning the Don re
fuses to repent and is condemned
to Hell by the outraged forces of
The company of 50, including 9
principal singers, chorus, and or
chestra is directed by Boris Goldov
sky known to many as “Mr. Opera”
because of his commentaries on the
weekly matinee broadcasts from the
Metropolitan Opera House. The
role of Don Giovanni is sung by
Ronald Holgate who was very suc
cessful in. the title role of the Gol
dovsky Grand Opera Theater’s
“Rigoletto” on tour last season.
Spiro Malas, a finalist in the 1960
Metropolitan Opera Auditions, will
portray Leporello, Don Giovanni’s
servant. Donna Anna will be sung
by Marguerite Willauer, a South
Carolina soprano star of the New
York City Opera Company. Con
stance Fisher, the Grand Prize-
Winner in Voice at the Canadian
National Exhibition, is singing the
part of Donna Elvira.
Life magazine in a recent issue
has termed “Don Giovanni” “The
greatest opera ever, written.” News
week reviewed it as “a rousing suc
cess, proving that opera in English,
properly staged, is live and appeal
ing theatre.”
Stee Gee Holds
Meeting Nov. 3
During Assembly period on
Thursday, November 3, the regular
monthly meeting of the Student
Government will be held. The stu
dent body will vote at that time on
the proposed amendment to the
Constitution concerning the placing
of the Chief Marshal on the Legis
lative Board. In accordance with
Student Government regulations,
this amendment was read to the
student body at the October meet
ing, four weeks prior to the time
at which it will be voted on by the
Another amendment pertaining to
the election of student officers will
also be stated at the meeting. The
proposed new election procedure
will be explained by the President
of Student Council. Then at the
next monthly meeting, the final
vote will be taken, giving the stu
dents a month to think about and
discuss the amendment.
Various changes in the handbook
will be discussed, clearing up any
misunderstanding about several
dorm regulations as well as some
stipulations about riding in auto
mobiles. Students are asked to
bring their handbooks and a pencil
to the meeting.
plans a teaching career.
Stee Gee vice-p resident and
chapel committee chairman Lynn
I Ligon is also planning to teach.
She is a member of the Order of
the Scorpion, past assistant adver
tising manager of the Salemite, and
past district representative of Wes
ley Foundation, I. R. S. vice-presi
dent and secretary of the Judicial
The Salemite editor, Mary Lu
Nuckols has also been elected to
Who’s Who. She is also a member
of the lecture series committee, an
Oslo scholar, a member of Phi
Alpha Theta and Order of the
Scorpion, past treasurer of Pierret
tes and past temporary editor of
Archway. Mary Lu plans to teach
in college after getting her master’s
degree in history.
Science major Jane Pendleton is
active in the Music Club, Lablings,
the Canterbury Club, I. R. C., and
member of the Order of the Scor
pion and Dansalems. Jane was also
a marshal and pans a career in
Oslo scholar Sally Wood is also
chairman of the Judicial Board,
member of the lecture series com
mittee, tresurer of her sophomore
class, and past secretary of Stee
Gee. Sally plans to go into some
aspect of public relations.
Senior class president Janet Yar
borough is the final member of
Who’s Who. She is active in B. S.
U. on campus and a member of Phi
Alpha Theta. Janet was vice-presi
dent of her junior class and is a
writer on the Salemite. Janet was
also the Co-chairman of Orienta
tion. She plans to teach after
The Salem committee who elected
these girls from the nominees were:
Dr. Gramley, Dr. Hixson, Dean
Sandresky, Dean Heidbreder, Miss
Battle, Mr. Campbell, Mr. Michie,
and Dr. Welch.
The girls were notified earlier in
the week of their selection into
Who’s Who.
Office Reminds
Students are reminded by the
Dean of Students’ Office to check
the schedule cards in the office.
These cards are the only means of
locating a student . for office busi
ness. or out-of-town callers. Please
check the accuracy of the schedule
cards within the next few weeks.
Students participating in any
activities off campus, such as poli
tical party work or Y-service pro
jects, are reminded that they must
comply with the regulations in the
Salem Handbook, page 81, concern
ing off-campus activities. Students
should check this before committing
themselves to such activity.
Students Chose
Maid Of Honor
This week everyone has been
holding up the line of traffic going
up the stairs in Main Hall because
of the white box on the table by
the stairs. This box has been
stuffed with names of nominees for.
May Day Queen and Maid of
Honor. Names of attractive senior
girls to such names as Ed Shewmake
and Jim Bray have been put in the
box. On Tuesday, November 1, at
7:00 p.m. these nominees will par
ade on the stage in their marshal
The nominees for May Queen and
Maid of Honor are:
Jette Seear, Sally Wood, Carolyn
McLoud, Harriet Tomilson, Bar
bara Edwards, Mary Prevette, Jane
Givens, Elaine Falls, Jean Mauldin,
Lynn Ligon, Sally Gillespie,
Churchill Jenkins, Sally Philpott,
Jane Pendleton, and Sally Beverly.
On the 8th-llth of November,
students will sign ballots for nomi
nees for May Court. The top four
teen freshmen and the top twelve
seniors, juniors, and sophomores
will be chosen to parade in their
evening dresses on the 29th of No
vember in chapel. Three from each
class will be chosen as representa
tives for their class.
Girls can nominate more than one
person from each class but cannot
submit the same name twice.
Chosen on poise, grace, beauty,
these girls will represent Salem at
our May Day.

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