Volume XLI Salem College, Winston-Salem, N. C., Friday, October 28, 1960 Number Eight Seniors Represent Salem College In Who’s Who Mock Election Held On Salem Camp Encourages Responsible Thinking us 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 compilation. 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 society. 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 Heaven. 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 association. 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 Board. 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 medicine. 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 graduation. 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 MayQueenAnd 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 dresses. 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.