The Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1943-1946, January 22, 1946, Page 1, Image 1
Mm 9F- EDITORIALS "Hey" on "Heyday" Today Otherwise Undeserved Laurels Wanted: Co-operation NEWS March of Dimes Dance Today Is Hey Day Vinson to Speak Thursday Serving Civilian and Military Students at UNC VOLUME LHI SW CHAPEL HILL, N. C, TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1946 NUMBER SW 111 Plans Given For Benefit Ball Saturday Tickets On Sale For Polio Dance Plans for the March of Dimes drive on this campus were completed yester day at a meeting of dormitory, fra ternitv and sorority chairmen. Lead ing event of the drive will be the dance slated for Saturday night from 9 to 12 in Woollen Gym. There wil also be a contest between men's and women's dormitories and fraternities and sororities with the winners m each group having blind dates with each other. Tickets for the Saturday's dance are now on sale at the Y. Girls will be on duty from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. and those wishing blind dates may apply for them when buying tickets. The Veterans' orchestra will furnish music for the dance which is sponsor- ed by the Tar Heel and the Veterans' Association. A racetrack display will record con tributions of various groups to the drive. The contest is on a percentage basis with the aim of getting each individual to contribute twenty-five cents. No contributions will be ac cepted for the contest after midnight Thursday. Smith Requests Paving of Walks A request that sidewalks in Chapel Hill be paved was made to the Chapel Hill Board of Aldermen by E. Car rington Smith last Monday night. Sections from the Town Hall to the Carolina Inn and on both sides of Franklin street from Hillsboro street in the east to the new stores on West Franklin street .were emphasized in the appeal. According to Mr. Smith, the dust and dirt tracked into the stores makes for a very unsanitary condition. Also the sand and gravel is ruining the floors and carpets in sope establishments. Smith contended that the initial cost of paved sidewalks would be offset by the savins in maintenance costs. The Aldermen talked of paving sidewalks in all of Chapel Hill but the lack of funds prevents any action beyond the talking stage. m m i ''J 1 f , : J. n "4 ' 1 ' V ' i! s; - -l t - " - , vt I I -. s ; ! f -.v.-.-. ..-..s-.-.v. :--v--.v.v. ; i ft"''! I vtiiiiAiaAi mil iiii . Here are three of the principal speakers on the program of the annual mid-winter North Carolina News paper Institute to be held here and at Duke University Thursday and Friday. Left to right: Secretary of the Treasury. Fred M. Vinson, who will give the opening address in Hill Hall Thursday night at 8 o'clock; Robert McLean, president of the Associated Press and publisher of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, who will speak at a banquet session in the Duke Union Friday night; and William R. Davlin, Executive Secretary of the War Mobilization and Reconversion Advisory Board, who will be the principal speaker at a luncheon session at the Carolina Inn Friday. Schedule Set For Newspaper Institute Meet; National Figures To Convene Here Thursday Secretary Of Treasury Vinson To Give Opening Address; Associated Press President McLean To Speak On Friday Final plans were announced yester day for the annual mid-winter North Carolina Newspaper Institute to be neld here and at Duke Thursday and Friday. The cmoplete program was made known for the first time by the North Carolina Press Association, which, with the cooperation of the University and Duke University, is sponsoring the Institute. Opening session will be in Hill Hall here Thursday night when Fred M. Vinson, Secretary of the Treasury, will be the principal speaker. Friday morning's and afternoon's sessions will be held at Carolina and the final banquet session will be held in the Duke Union in Durham that night when Robert McLean, president of the Associated Press and publisher of the Philadelphia Evening Bulletin, will be the principal speaker. Secretary Vinson will give his ad dress Thursday in Hill Hall at 8 o'clock. He will be introduced by for mer Governor O. Max Gardner, of Shelby and Washington, chairman of the War Mobilization and Reconver sion Advisory Board. W. R.. Davlin, who has served under the Gardner chairmanship of the board since it was put into operation a year ago, will speak at a luncheon session here Friday with the University as host. - Secretary Vinson, who is said never to have walked around a fight he al ways goes to the middle of it" is popular with and has the confidence Today Is 6 Hey Bay 9 For Student Body Grail And Valkyries Head Activities In Drive To Revive Carolina Spirit Today is "Hey-Day." Sponsored by the Grail and Valkyries to restore the old Carolina spirit of friendliness, the day has been planned to encourage all students to get acquainted. These or ganizations ask the cooperation of all students in getting into the spirit! of the day and creating an all-around atmosphere of friend liness on the campus. fr Center of the dav's activitv will be I WW j j in the MYW court where loudspeakers .Registration Total Given Lanier Sets Mark At 4,011 Students Final registration figures for this quarter, just released by the director of the Central Records Office, Edwin S. Lanier, reveal a total enrollment of 4,011 students, a gain of over 1,000 in the number here last term Including in the total of students registered for this session are 103 Ma rines, 342 NROTC's and 3,566 civili ans. Of the civilians 1,566 are veterans studying here under the G. I. Bill. Fur ther breakdown of the figures shows there are 2,955 men and 1,056 women of both Democrats and Republicans ' istered. North Carolinans number alike. Although a New Dealer, he fre quently asserted his independence and bucked both President Roosevelt and conservations in Congress on more than one issue. Secretary Vinson succeeded Secre tray of State James F. Byrnes as di rector of the Office of the War Mobil ization and Reconversion. He also di rected the Office of Economic Stabali- zation before President Truman called on him to take over in place of Henry Morgenthau, Jr. 50 Cast In Production 'Chimes Of Normandy' To Be Given Feb. 8, 9 New Bus Station Will Be Erected Construction will begin soon on a modern bus station on the corner of West Franklin and Kenan streets resident R. C. Hoffman, Jr., of the Carolina Coach Company has signed a contract with J. W. Coffey & Son of Raleigh, who will be in charge. Mr. Hoffman has stated that it is not certain when actual construction will begin because of the present sit uation in the material markets. Ten ants in the two houses now located on the site of the proposed bus station have been asked to vacate. The contract was issued on a cost plus basis because of the unstable, price of materials 26 Pi Phi Members Initiated Saturday Twenty-six new members were initi ated into Pi Beta Phi Saturday. After initiation they were honored with a luncheon. The new members are: Sara Tillett, Charlotte; Bill Lloyd, Chapel Hill; Jane Divers, Pulaski Va.; Chris Bruch, Eluefield, W. Va.; Sibyl Goerch, Raleigh; Fran Drake, Welles ley, Mass.; Marian Stoudemire, Chapel Hill; Betty Lacy, Richmond, Va.; Jean Killey, Roanoke, Va.; Ann Robin son, Winchester, Va.; Nancy Laird, Sandusky, Ohio; Ann Murphy, Richmond, Va.; Molly Pace, Burkes ville, Ky.; Jo Lawler, Bristol, Va.; Ann Wiedeman, Atlanta, Ga.; Fran Miller, Washington, Va.; Winkie An drews, Little Rock, Arkansas; Bobby Bach, Upper Darby, Penn.; Ann Brun Qage, Tryon; Carolyn Earl, Little Rock, Arkansas; Mary Bright Jerni gan, Chapel Hill; Molly Mitchell, Roanoke, Va.; Anne Rogers, Chapel Hill; Joan Miller, Cleburn, Texas; Fafi Halsey, Tuscumbia, Ala. ; Ann Cutts, Raleigh. Today is Hey Day. "Hey, how U? Fifty students have been cast in Robert Planquette's comic opera, "The Chimes of Normandy," co-directed by Douglas Hume of the dramatic art de partment and Paul Young of the music department, to be given Feb. 8 and 9 for the Student Entertainment series. Phyllis Sullivan and Lynn Will'iard are double cast in the role of Serpo- lette, the mischief-maker. Alice Sum mers is Germaine, the lost Marchio ness. Henri, the Marquis de Corne ville, is played by John Bridges, and Ed Easter is Jean Grenicheux, a fish erman. Andy Griffith has the role of Gaspard, a miser. Others in the cast are Valeska Hay don, Dot Bennett, Gwen Hughes and Hilda Frances Lawrtence as village maidens; Rex Coston as the Bailli; W. P. Covington as the registrar; Har vey Baumgardner as the assessor; Jim Geiger as the notary. Sopranos in the women's chorus are Rachel Athas, Betty Jean Fortune, Marie Howes, Mimi MacGowan, Bar bara Rich, Betty Tucker, Marcia Mc Millan, Ann Martin and Betty Butler. Altos are Hazel Harris, Elizabeth See PLAYMAKERS, page 4- Frosh, Soph Photos To Be Taken Today Freshmen and sophomores should register in the YMCA lobby today or tomorrow of they want their pictures to be taken for the 1946 Yackety Yack. A booth will be open from 8 until 1 o'clock. The group pictures cost $1.50 per person. This will be the only op portunity to have them taken, accord ing to Yack editor Fred Flagler. Welfare Chapter Elects Stewart First Chairman Blount Stewart, vice president of the veterans' association, has- been elected chairman of the newly-formed campus chapter of the Southern Con ference for Human Welfare. Other officers are Raikes Slinkard and Sara Tillet. The chapter, which meets each Mon day at 5 p. m. in the Grail Room of Graham Memorial, has made plans to hold meetings with members of Local 246, Textile Workers of America, Martin A. Watkms, University stu dent, is speaking today to the local See WELFARE, page 4. Graham Memorial To Select Campus 'Hubba Hubba' Girl Who is the "Hubba Hubba' girl of Carolina? Is she blonde, brunette or redhead? Whoever she is and what ever the color of hair, Graham Me morial intends to find out in a big way cn Friday night, when it throws what ounds like the brightest affair of the social season, the Hubba Hubba Hop. Selection of Carolina's Hubba Hubba Girl will serve as dessert for a menu of dancing to music of popular Woody Hayes' ten-piece band from Raleigh. The candidates, one from each sor ority and girls' dormitory, will pa rade onto the Wolf Platform and the judges will take full estimate of the ensuing wolf calls. The lucky girl who causes most excitement and wins the coveted "Hubba Hubba" title will ' TT - II i r reign as yueen oi nearts ac ura- ham Memorial's Valentine dance Fed. 5. "If you're a wolf, then be proud, and bring your most varied assort ment of wolf calls and low, lingering whistles," says Martha Rice, Graham Memorial's director, "for the volume of yells and whistles will help the judges determine who will be the 'Hubba Hubba' Girl. "'Pokey' Alexander, president of Sound and Fury, and Bob Colepaugh, ROTC and cheesecake photographer, have consented to help select the Hub ba Girl," Miss Rice added. It is hoped that a representative of the art de partment and, best of all, the anatomy section, will be among the judges. Decorations will be entirely in the "wolf" theme, carrying out a motif combining Sansone's "Wolf" cartoons, Caniff's "Miss Lace" and Varga's cal endar girls. Director Rice announced that the Hubba Hubba Hop will begin at 8 :30 p.m. in the main lounge of Graham Memorial and last until 12 o'clock. Everyone is invited. S&F Holds Contest To Unearth Talent In something new and different on the campus, Pokey Alexander, presi dent of Sound and Fury, has an nounced a contest to unearth pros pective talent among Carolina students and residents of Chapel Hill. Cash awards are being given the winners of a new contest for the best skit or song authored by any member of the com munity. For the best skit comedy, satiric, dramatic or dance the Sound and Fury club promises not only produc tion in their spring show but a cash award of $10. For the best song ballad, blues, swing or comedy the club is awarding an award of $5. The skit and song are to treat, in any manner the author sees fit, any phase of Carolina life. Entries must be submitted to the information desk at the Y before 4 o'clock, the after noon of February 1st. judges lor tne entries, who are members of Sound and Fury'c execu tive board, suggest that the skits be over five and less than twenty minutes in duration. The song need not be ac companied by lyrics; just the musical score is sufficient. Alexander added that all entries, whether winners or not, would be con sidered for production in the next S&F musical. Today is Hey Day. "Hey, how U?" Colbert Honored By Carolina Mag Editor Connie Hendren has ap pointed Stanley Colbert, former Tar Heel columnist and associate editor, as "guest" editor for the January is sue of the Carolina Magazine. Col bert is a junior from Washington, D. C, and member of Tau Epsilon Phi fraternity. A journalism major, Colbert op posed Hendren in the last campus election for the office of Mag editor. He has announced that a staff meeting will be held for old and new members of the Mag staff Tuesday at 4 p.m. in the Mag office. Positions are open cn all staffs, and there is a definite need for fiction, humor and feature writers, and for artists with a flair towards cartooning. The deadline for copy for the next issue of the Mag is set for Jan. 25, but Colbert urges that material be turned in as soon as it is written. 2,516, out-of-state students 1,460 and foreign students 35. There are a total of 3,200 under graduates, 402 graduates and 409 in the professional schools law, library science, medicine, pharmacy, public health and social work. . Freshmen not in professional schools number 949, sophomores 594, juniors 838 and seniors 598. Including in the number of undergraduates are 221 special students. In General College there are 1,593 students; in the College of Arts and Sciences there are 1,182; in the School of Commerce, 411. Pharmacy School leads professional enrollment with 136. Next come the Public Health School with 97 and the School of Medi cine with 85. There are 45 law stu dents, 28 social work students and 18 library science students. Grand totals as to class registration, including all undergraduate, graduate and professional students and broken down according to numbers of men and women, are as follows: senior class 595 men, 556 women, total 1,151; junior class 4bo men, dyd women, total '858; sophomore class 637 men, 43 women, total 680; freshman class 1,060 men, 37 women, total 1,097; sepcial students 198 men, 27 women, total 225. This quarter's 4,011 enrollment falls only 87 short of Carolina's all-time registration peak of 4,098, reached in the fall quarter of 1940. Central Re cords Director Lanier and Acting Registrar Guy B. Phillips both pre met tnat witn tne opening oi tne spring semester of the Law School in Febru ary, bringing in at least 100 new stu dents, the total enrollment will top that reached in 1940. A survey of registration trends since September of 1937 up to the present has also been compiled by the Central Records Office. Civilian enrollment dropped from the 4,098 peak in 1940 down to 1,501 in 1944. From then on it has been rising. Last term, with the return of 400 veterans, it hit 2,480. And this session, with the influx of around 1,000 ex-servicemen, civilian See REGISTRATION, page U. Editor Is Needed For New Handbook All girls interested in editing the Woman's Handbook to be distributed to prospective Carolina coeds are urged to write a letter of applica tion to the Coed Senate, addressed to Speaker Lib Schofield, 315 Mclver. Letters should contain the appli cant's qualifications for the post, her extracurricular interests and reasons why she would like to edit the handbook. Applications must be received by Speaker Schofield by Tuesday, Janu ary 29, the date of the next Senate meeting. All girls who apply are asked to be present at the meeting that night, when selection of the editor will be made. Present plans call for distribution of the book by May 1. will be set up to remind all students to say "Hey" and get acquainted. Each student will be given a lapel ticket in the lobby of the "Y" this morning, which they are asked to wear all day. 0$ the cards is printed the password of the day, "Hey, how U?" The public address system in Le noir Hall will also be utilized to spread the good word of the day. Speaking for the Valkyries, presi dent of the order, Dot Phillips stated, "With nine hundred new students on the campus every old student should make a special effort to make their fellow students feel at home. Our at tention has been brought to the fact that lately there has been a definite decline in the. traditional Carolina spirit of friendliness. In the past when there were a large number of new students on the campus, the Valkyries sponsored "Hello Week," the last one being in the spring of 1943. It was decided that the Valkyries and the Grail would concentrate their ef forts to revive a feeling of unity and friendliness among the students." Delegata of the Grail, Archie Hood, asked that the students cooperate in making the day a success and said fur ther, "Our purpose is not merely to make students say 'Hey' for a day, but to make friendliness and getting acquainted a permanent feature of our campus. . Phi To Discuss Enrollment Topic In Meet Tonight The methods by which the Univer sity should limit its enrollment will be discussed by the Philanthropic As sembly tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Phi Hall of New East. At the last meeting of the Phi the substitute bill which was discussed and passed read as follows: Resolved. hat the quality of Carolina enter tainment, especially the music series, be brought to the highest possible level, and the Student Entertainment Com mittee should become more active to strivp for higher standing. That, A committee form the Phi look into the Entertainment Committee and that the committee should be the Ways and Means Committee. The Assembly also voted to go on record as opposing the Umstead Act. Committees were appointed by Jack Lackey, speaker. Ways and Means Committee: Blount Stewart, chair man, Sara Tillett, Charlie Vance, and Sybil Goerch. Membership Committee: Whit Osgood, chairman, Bill Hight, Howard Merry, Allen Pannill, Robert Morrison. Constitution Committee : Alex Davis, chairman, Jo Pugh, Bob Morrison, Bob Friedlander. Publicity Committee: Jo Pugh, chairman, Mel Cohen, Karl Worsley. Portrait Com mittee: Bob Morrison, chairman, Lawrence Berry, Lillian Reeves. Social Committee: Howard Merry, chairman, A. B. Smith, Don Eng lish. All Phi members are urged to be present tonight as pictures will b taken for the Yack. Weather Makes Delay In Laundry Schedule Students are urged not to come by the University laundry office or plant for the time being to try and pick up their laundry because the delivery system will only be hampered that much more, J. S. Bennett, supervisor of operations for the University, said yesterday. Due to a combination of circum stances, shortage of labor, prevailing weather conditions, and the necessity of marking all the clothing of new students, deliveries have been delayed but th laundry will be back on its regular pickup and delivery schedule within a few days, Bennett said.