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CHAPEL HILL, N. C SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1929
HAS GIVEN 510
M. A. Degrees In Education
Leads. List Followed by 78
During the past ten years the Grad
uate School of the University has
given 510 higher degrees, according
to a report of the Graduate School
published in the last issue .of the
Alumni Review. Of these 61 were
Ph. D.'s; 365, M. A.'s; and 84, M. S.'s.
In a short article in the Review,
Dean Royster. tells of the. work of the
school since its foundation. The state
has been well repaid, he says, in its
exchange of students with other
schools. Some are likely to take the
view that the University should not
furnish a graduate school, for out-of-state
students as they will go else
where to live. We have overcome
this narrow provincial attitude, Dean
Royster says. Many of our present
faculty members studied , at other
state schools because our state did
not offer facilities for study in their
day. North Carolina has profited,
lie thinks, from this exchange of
students as many of them have come
liere and settled down to live.
According to departments the de
crees have been distributed as follows.
Ph.D: English, 18; Chemistry, 17;
Sociology, 5; Education, 3; Botany, 2;
Geology, 2; Romance Languages, . 2;
Economics, 1; Philosophy, 1; Rural
Social Economics, 1 ; and Zoology ,1.
There have been 80 M. , A. degrees
in Education; 78 in English; ,36,
History; 29, Sociology; 23, Mathe
matics; 21, Romance Language; 18,
Geology; 17, Economics; 14, Classics;
13, Chemistry; 10, Psychology; 9,
.Zoology; 4, Botany; 4, Comp. Litera
ture; 4, Physics; 4, Rural Economics;
and 1, Philosophy.
The M. S. degrees have been dis
tributed, with 40 in Chemistry; 15,
Engineering; 7, Economics; 6, Geolo
gy; 5, Education; 4, Physics; 3, Psy
chology; 2, Sociology; 1, Mathe
matics; and 1 in Zoology.
TO BE MARCH 15
More Than 90 Schools Already
Entered; 1,500 Students
Withmore than 90 schools already
enrolled and a few more likely to come
in before registration is closed on
Monday, prospects are that more than
1.500 students will take part in the
1929 High School . French Contest
which the University Extension Divi
sion and French Department sponsors
An almost unparalleled interest has
hfien shown in the contest this year,
which is the second of four academic
contests which the University stages
among the high school students of the
state each year.
The schools already entered aTe
located in practically every section oi
the state, and are located in a major
ity of the state's 100 counties.
The contest will be given in all high
schools on March 15 and the three
best papers in each case will be sent
to the University by March. 22 for
grading by members of the faculty of
the French department and selection
of the winner.
The contest is intended for second
year students in FrenchTand includes
in scope a vocabulary test, conjugation
of representative French verbs, com-
French sentences, ana a
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Forest City high school won last
vear's mutest with the paper submit
ted by Miss Aileen' Padgett. Upward
of a thousand students submitted pa
High Lights of "Mum's the Word"
Will Hear Talks
On Rural North
Carolina at Play
The North Carolina Club' will meet
in 112 Saunders Building ' Monday
night, March 11, to .hear Mrs
Loretto Carroll Bailey, and William
D. Perry on the general subject of
"'Rural North Carolina at Play."
Mrs. Bailey and Perry will cover
conditions in the western and east
ern halves of the state respectively.
Adjournment of the meeting will be
made in time for attendance at the
Wicrnn an A Mflsnue production in
Memorial Hall that night.
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Wardlaw's Orchestra Is
Musical -Feature of Wig
Arid Mask Production'
85 COUNTIES ARE
More Than 200 Teams from
Every Section Entered; To
Discuss World Court.
Chorus. Has Picked up Most
Complicated Dances Aided by
the Wardlaw-Malone Musical
Combination; Will Be Given
- March 11 and 12.
Above are shown the high lights in "Mum's the Word,? new Wigue and Masque production which will be
presented on the nights of March 11 and 12, in Memorial Hall. Howard Bailey, male lead, is not shown in the
picture as he was with the Playmakers on their annual Southern tour when the cut was made. The players are,
reading from left to right: Top Marilee Shaw, Bill Phillips, Mary Dirnberger, Robert Hedgecock; center Andy
Mcintosh and Phoebe Harding (featured) ; bottom Price McLean, Olivia McKinnie, Elizabeth Barber, Wex Malone.
Sixteen Parts Awarded for Bill
To Be Presented Here
The list of , students successful in
try-outs for the bill of plays that
the Carolina Playmakers will present
before the home audience here the
nights of April 5 and 6 was announc
ed today by Director Frederick H.
Koch on behalf f the casting commit-
There were 16 parts awarded in all,
and one is yet to be decided between
two students competing for the role.
Three plays will be presented on this
bill. They are "Companion-Mate
Maggie," by Helen Dortch; "The
Lie," by Louise O'Connell; and "Kiz-
zie," by Loretto Carroll Bailey.
Helen Dortch, of Chapel Hill, has
been assigned the lead role in her
play, "Companion-Mate . Maggie."
Other roles have been given to Wal
ter Spearman, Charlotte; Penelope
Alexander, Charlotte; and Tom Bad
ger, Fayetteville. A fifth part is yet
to be decided between Laurence
Thompson, New York City; and J. C.
The seven parts in the Revolution
ary play, "The Lie," were awarded to
Howard Bailey, Chapel Hill; Eliza
beth Farrar, Chapel Hill; Lawrence
Miller, Charlotte; Whitner Bissell,
New fork City; Peter Henderson,
Jersey City, N. J.; Marvin ; Hunter,
Huntersville; and C. M. Edison,
Roles for "Kizzie" were given to
Loretto Carroll Bailey, Winston
Salem; Nettina Strobach, Yakima,
Wash.; Lois Warden, Louisville, Ky.;
George Ehrhart, Jackson; and Lau-
rence Thompson, New York City.
PhiMu Alpha Will
Give Music Program
. The members of Phi Mu Alpha,
music fraternity, will present a short
musical program to members and
their friends in room nine of Person
Hall Sunday evening March tenth at
eight o'clock. The program will be
rendered by members of the organi
zation. The nature of the program
has not been definitely announced
but the following will present it:
Charles Hasford White, Jr., Wil
liam Hunt, Randal James, and T. S
McCorkle ( Violin' Solo);
At the conclusion of Sunday eve
ning's program, a more detailed state
ment of the general aims of the na
tional organization and of. the speci
fic plans of the local chapter will be
Says Time Is Fast Approaching
When Girl Will Go Dutch With
Boy on; the Gourting Expenses
Professor L. M. Brooks, of the
Sociology department gave a
very interesting talk before the
Y cabinets Monday night. The
topic of his speech was "The Re
lationship of Men and ( Women,"
and he discussed this from a so
cial standpoint, ..."In the near
future," he said, "women who
have the same financial status as
the . men will probably meet the
expenses of social obligations on
an equal basis with the man, but
the women are advancing farther
and farther into the realm of
man's affairs, and I believe that
they-will soon arrive at a stage
where they will share in courting
"Another fact that is becoming
eminent i is a change in attitude
towards the women. Not so long
ago a man was naturally expected
to sow some wild oats, but a
woman was severely criticised
for the slightest indiscretion.
Times have changed now, how
ever, and the women are regarded
in a more reasonable attitude.
"Married life now affords more
mutual interests than formerly.
Music, literature, athletics,; and
other prominent activities are
essentially connected with home
life. This fact enables a woman
to play a greater part in every
day affairs, and creates an at
mosphere of mutual understand
ing in the home."
More than 200 schools in every sec
tion of the state have entered teams,
in this year's North Carolina high
school debating contest which will
come to a climax when the outstand
ing teams gather here at the Univer
sity Arpil 18 and 19 during annual
high school week for the finals.
High school week, which the Uni
versity sets aside each, year for the
high school students of the state, will
probably draw upward of 500 stu
dents to participate in the. different
events. Features besides the debat
ing finals will , be the annual high
school track and tennis contests of the
Horth Carolina high school Athletic
The debating eontest this year has
already set a new record in point of
number of schools participating, ac
cording to E. E. Rankin, head cf the
bureau of high school debating and
athletics of the University Extension
division. And it gives promise of set
ting an almost all-time record for di
versification of location of schools
There are schools entered from
every section of the state from Ashe
county in the extreme Northwest to
Brunswick on the coast in the extreme
southeast, from Cherokee, bordering
on Tennessee and Georgia, to Curri
tuck on the northeast coast touching
Eighty-five counties are-represent
ed, with Buncombe entering-14 schools
to lead the list, with Wake second
with 10 schools entered, and Ruther
ford, with 7, third.
The subject this year is the World
Court, and schools having both afr
firmative and negative teams victori
ous will be privileged to enter the
finals here at the University April
18 and 19. Approximately 25 schools
are expected to enter teams in the
track meet, and a slightly less num
ber in the tennis tournament.
Plans and arrangements are already
being laid here ; to take care of the
high school folk during the annual
week, and assurance has been given
that they will receive the utmost the
University can give' them "in" "hospi
tality. t ; V-
General Assembly Elects
Trustees for University
Fire in "F" Dorm-
The second dormitory room
fire of any importance during the
past seven years occurred in 311
F building at two o'clock Fri
day morning, causing consider- '
able damage to wood-working and
casings of the room, in addition
to destroying the clothing of S.
P. Cohen, one of the occupants
of the room.
No estimate has been made of
the extent of the loss sustained
by Cohen or by the University.
Both Cohen and his room mate,
M. Rosenf eld, were forced to
spend ' the rest of the night in
a friend's room.
Former Governor . McLean and
John Sprunt Hill Are Named
On New Board.
NO OPPOSITION VOICED
Miss Sharkey Will
Read Sunday Night
Miss Josephine Sharkey will1 read
T. C. Murray's new Irish play, "The
Pipe in the Fields," in the Playmaker
Theatre Sunday night, March 10, at
In addition to Murray's play, Miss
Sharkey will read selected Irish
Poems and folk tales commemorating
St. Patrick's Day which falls on
Along life's highway are many pil
grims, but some of them are not mak
ing any progress.
Raleigh, March 7. The .General
Assembly convened in joint session
here Thursday to elect the trustees
for the University and, for North
Carolina State College. 1
-The election of the trustees of the
two state institutions was carried
through with the usual formality,
but without any objection to any of
tne committee nominations or any
nominations from the floor. The two
houses assembled, heard the commit-
tee's nominations and elected the trus
tees unanimously. On motion of Sena
tor Person of Franklin, the joint ses
sion was dissolved.
Former Governor McLean reap
pears as a University' trustee after
four years as ex-of f icio chairman, and
sons of two former members were
elected to the University board. ?They
are Kemp Davis Battle, of Nash, re
placing his father, T. H. Battle, and
William Nash Everitt, Jr., of Rich
mond, son of the late secretary of
Five members of the 1929 Assembly
appear as new members : Senators
Blount, Clark of . Edgecombe, and
Gregory, and Representatives Praden
Other new members are: H. T.
Jones, of Mecklenburg; W. G. Lamz,
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Music Faculty at
On Music Education
Among those attending the South
ern Conference on Music Education
being held in Asheville this week are
Professor and" Mrs. Paul John
Weaver, and Professors Nelson O.
Kennedy and T. Smith McCorkle, all
of the University Music faculty,
They are expected to return to Chap
el Hill tonight.
Toiessor and Mrs. weaver ac
companied the University Glee Club
to Asheville Wednesday where it
appeared in concert before the Con
ference Wednesday evening. It is
reported that nearly six thousand
people were in attendance at the
Glee Club's concert, the second to be
given there within the past two
House and Pugh
At the regular meeting and ban
quet of the Chapel Hill Rotary Club
on Wednesday evening in the ball
room of the Carolina Inn, E. E. Pugh,
manager of the Chapel Hill U-Drive-
It plant, accompanied at the piano by
R. B. House, assistant to the presi
dent of the University, gave a . very
enjoyable program of old time selec
tions on the violin. Vice President
Milton Hogan, president of the Chapel
Hill Bank, presided over the meeting
in the absence of President Eric
Aberhethy, University physician, who
has been very ill with appedicitis dur
ing the past week.
The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity
announces the pledging of T. R. Kar-
riker of Mooresville, N. C.
By JOE JONES
As the third and last week of
"Mum's the Word" rehearsals near an
end it becomes more obvious each
night that the girls' and men's chorus,
Jack Wardlaw's Orchestra, and
pianist Wex Malone form a combina
tion the like of which has never be
fore been seen in any musical comedy
at Chapel Hill. Al Kahn simply has
the fast steppers trained to a per
fection which allows them spontane
ously to translate music into move
ment as fast as the Hill's best or
chestra can fire at 'em.
How Kahn ever invented so many
new and sizzling dances, and how
Malone was inspired to compose such
irresistible tunes are , no greater
mysteries than how quickly Ward
law's Orchestra became smooth and
expert in playing those tunes, and
how easily the ballet and chorus have
picked up the complicated movements.
The ballet is composed of the six
Smith girls who, in the action of the
story, raise such a hullabaloo at the
college when they take up their abode
in the Beta Beta Beta irat house
and after seeing the play you won't
soon forget what hullabaloo-raisers
those six women can be.
Here they are: Julia Altizer, Helen
McKay, Kelso Currie, Beth Colley,
Maurine Forester, and Celeste Edger-
ton. , '
Julia is from West Virginia; have
you ever heard that song the -'West
Virginia boys sing about "the girl,
the girl, the West Virginia girl?"
That's the kind she is, pretty and
personable. Helen is the short and
swet chorus girl who radiates per
sonality, to the; gloomiest corner of
Memorial Hall. The third member,''
Kelso, is the type of chorus girl who'
inspires the audience to call for en
cores, while Beth, the highest kicker
of the lot, is fully able to thrill the
spectators. Maurine , has become
known as the dancing -Texan, and
Celeste is doing her best to dance and
sing away a timid spirit which she
acquired during two cloistered years
at Peace. These girls have become
especially good in doing the new sit
ting-down dances which are taking
New York by storm.
The six Tri-Beta boys who com
prise the men's chorus are: T. R.
Brown, E. P. McLean, J. H. Huff, G.
C. Keim, Bill Phillips, and J. C. Shel-
VThe Wigue and Masque feels ex
tremely fortunate in having the
music for the show furnished by Jack
Wardlaw's Orchestra, an organization
which has gained the reputation of n
being the best orchestra in Chapel
HilL This group of musicians is
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Talk by Bennett
and Tom Riddick
Engineering; Students Talk on Bridge'
Construction and Artillery Fire.
The William Cain student chapter
of the American Society of Civil En
gineers met last Thursday night in
Phillips hall , with T. B. Bennett and
Tom Riddick, students in the Engin-;
eering school as the chief speakers on
Bennet's talk dealt with the con
struction of the Cooper River bridge
in Charleston, S. C. He described
the methods used in constructing
the bridge, and told of the difficul
ties encountered in the construction
of the bridge. Much of the actual
work on the bridge was illustrated to
the members of the society by means
Tom iddick explained the method
of directing artillery fire, and the
manner in which engineering skill is .
used in directing the fire. He used
figures to show the locations of
ranges in regard to. coast defense. ''
A moving picture, "The Romance
of Clay," which illustrated the man
ufacture of clay piping, was shown.
This picture was- concerned witli
the methods of manufacture of pipes,
and showed the manner in which the
clay is put through the processes of
molding until it is the finished pro