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THE TAR HEEL
TUESDAY, JANUARY 22, 1945
The Veterans' Corner
OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE PUBLICATIONS UNION
SERVING CIVILIAN AND MILITARY STUDENTS AT THE
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL
Entered as second class matter at the post efifice at Chapel HiH, N. C. imder the act of
March 3. 187fl.
Improvement Proposals Given
Trustees By Vets' Committee
BILL LAMKIN .
CARROLL POPLIN .
Ray Conner, Fred Jacobson
Assistant Business Manager
Sybil Goerch, Augusta Pharr, Betty Green, Elizabeth Pineney, Eleanor Craig, Jo Pock
Frances Halsey, Janet Johnston, Fay Maples, Boy Thompson, Mary Hill Gaston, Joeelyn
Landvoigt, Bettie Washburn, Barbara Spain, Gloria Bobbins, Jane McCalman, Arnold
Dolin, Morty Seif, Sam Sommerlin, Mel Cohen, Bill Kornegay, Harding Manzies, John
May, Eddie Allen, Elaine Pattern, Emily Chappell, Bill Sessions, Richard L. Koral, Lindy
Befasman, Elsie McCnshman, Mickie Derieux, Kit Coleman, Carl Worsley, Frances Keller,
Jean Fisher, Lyndal Cann. Bill Lumpkin
Howard Merry, Frank Miller, Clark HaUwortK, Mel Cohen, Bob Friedlander,
Buddy Gottesman and Jo Ferris.
J BUSINESS STAFF:
Ann Thornton, Adelaide McLarty, Ruth Gay, Virginia Wilson, Peggy Cates, Sarah Wood,
Virginia Teal, Gene Heafner,. Bettie Cheatham, Nancy Westbrook, Jean Youngblood,
Clare Hudson, Alice Flory, Nancy Maupin, Ann Geohegan, Claude Ramsay Zeb Little,
Julia Moody, Lois Clarke.
"HEY" ON "HEYDAY" TODAY
"The Old Carolina Spirit" included the supposition that ev
eryone in Chapel Hill should speak to everyone else in Chapel
Hill whenever two or more persons met. The "heyday" is an
other worthy attempt to restore the spirit of the good old days
of horseless carriages and divorceless marriages.
The Valkyries and the Grail have planned a "heyday" on the
campus Tuesday, for the purpose of acquainting Carolina stu
dents wfth themselves.
There will be a public address system set up in the YMCA
Building, and printed "hey" cards will be provided to remind
every student to say "hey" to everyone, regardless of lack of introductions.
By Roy Clark
The four executive officers of
the UVA: Dewey Dorsett, Blount
Stewart, Don English, and Joe
Woodruff went before the visiting
committee of the Board of Trus
tees Friday night and asked that
full consideration be given to the
immediate necessity for some solu
tion to the housing problem here at
the Hill. They also asked that the
Board take under consideration a
program to increase the " general
appropriations for the University,
and to give raises in salary to the
faculty in order that a top quality
staff may be maintained. Also in
cluded in the program would be
funds for new buildings and equip
ment, and funds to aid in research
The UVA is giving its full sup
port to this program in the hope
that something may be done soon.
We hope that the other groups on
the campus will soon take their
stand on these issues.
Flex That Muscle: Marvin Allen,
intramural director, down at Wool
len Gym, asked me to make these
facts available to you Vets so that
you may take advantage of what
His department wishes to place
itself at your disposal. If you Vets
want any type of class or team
organized, all you have to do is get
your group together or register
singly at the gym and an instruc
tor will be assigned to you. This
is especially for any disabled or
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injured men who wish to build
back to normal the right way. The
intramural department can also
furnish you with the equipment and
space for any activity you wish;
such as squash, handball, boxing,
and many others. If you just want
- to drop down for a workout of any
kind, you can draw everything ex
cept tennis shoes down at the gym.
t The swimming pool is available
for your pleasure swims Monday
through Friday from. 4 until 6 p.
m., and on Saturday from 2 until
6. Married veterans who wish to
take their wives may secure privi
lege cards for them at South Build
ing. Club News: There are several
jobs available for veterans at the
Vets Club. Manager Harry Burke
is the man to contact. These jobs
pay fifty cents an hour and the
work is at night. Talk it over with
him and work out arrangements
suitable to all.-
Odds and Ends: This column is
for veterans so if you have any
news or opinions that you want to
share call me at 8051 and we'll try
to do what we can for you.
Remember the UVA meeting
Monday night, February 28, in
Gerrard HalL Time: 7:30 p. m.
Do not forget to' write that let
ter to your Congressman today and
urge your friends to write too. Help
get us that necessary housing.
Support the March of Dimes
campaign. Buy a ticket to the dance
Saturday night. All proceeds go to
the March of Dimes.
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Bj Allan Pannill
Dorsey Makes "Chicago" Jump
TWO NEW ONES
This month Dr. Kelley Barnett, pastor of the Chapel Hill
Baptist Church, launched another addition to the list of publi
cations originating in Chapel Hill. The new periodical, a monthly
called Christian Frontiers, is well staffed with Chapel Hillians
Bill Poteat, associate secretary of the YMCA here, and Dr. A.
C. Howell, professor of English and a General College Adviser.
Among the articles in the first issue is a discussion of "The
Faith of Aldous Huxley" by Poteat and an elaboration of the
religious implications c-f the current -term "Hubba Hubba" by
Dr. B. C. Clausen of Cleveland, Ohio.
Also a new addition to local publications is The Carolina Vet
eran, edited by Dick Koral of the University Veterans' Associa
tion. Volume I, Number 1 brought the latest news of housing
and the membership drive.
Congratulations to the new publications ! Knowing the com
plications of publishing a paper here, we wish them luck.
OTHERWISE UNDESERVED LAURELS
It seems that the Buildings Department would not try to dis
play its inefficiency so ostensibly. The Buildings Department,
we could understand, might be lax in its perfunctory care of the
material assets of the University, but it seems that the public
relations program of the Buildings Department is extremely
weak when enormous blotches of paint are allowed to remain
on the main columns of the student union buildings and Me
morial Hall and on other prominent points throughout the cam
pus. The sooner this vandalistically applied mischief is removed,
the less the damage done. That's what everyone in Chapel Hill
'.was saying back in 1944, when similar vandalism occurred, but
it seems that the Buildings Department seems to delight in the
public display .of, its inefficiency.
It may be, however, that we are judging the Buildings De
partment too harshly. Perhaps they are smarter than we sup
pose. It may well be their intention to leave the paint on the
buildings until the next Duke-Carolina football game, after
which, two jobs can be done at once, and the decrease in time
and labor will form a source of otherwise undeserved laurels
for the Buildings Department.
Graham Memorial, the students' building, is sadly lacking in
many things to make it the center of activity here at Chapel Hill.
This is not the fault of the management, but the fault of a few
malicious students. Lamps have been stolen, telephones ripped
from the walls, juke boxes broken and money stolen from them,
magazines looted, and many other misdemeanors have been
At one time the baby lounge was open until coed hours, but
because a few have broken the rules concerning the lights and
have stolen its records, the lounge has been closed for student
use. These continued violations are a far cry from the honor
system. Graham Memorial can't possibly be what you expect,
unless you do your share. Let's help the management out and
really make a place worthwhile.
By Brad McCuen
HOT NOTES: Many Hillers
. braved last night's weather to
travel to Durham to hear the Tony
Pastor band. Pastor is currently on
a southern tour of one-nighters ...
Bub Montgomery, one of Carolina's
finer bandsmen, is out of the Naval
Air Corps and back at school with
his wife. Bub's great trombone will
be heard with Johnny Satterfield's
campus crew ... Alvino Rey and
his band will record for the Capi
tol label ... Dinah Shore has
switched her recording connections
"and henceforth will be heard on
Columbia discs. Almost at the
same time, Victor lured movie
made Betty Hutton from Capitol.
Betty is set for one year with
RCA . . . Dave Rose's recording of
"Nostalgia" (pronounced nost-al-ji-a)
which was released months
ago should be a best seller but
isn't. The melody is one of the
most truly beautiful we've heard
since the ABC gave up rationing
. . . Spike Jones' latest murder is
the "Nutcracker Suite" which he
has recorded on six sides for a new
album. We'll review it when it hits
town . . . Vince Courtney, who had
the "prima" dance band at Duke
and played frequently on the Hill
before the war, was a casualty. He
was a fighter pilot in the AAF and
lost his life over Germany . . .
Jack Leonard, the swooner of the
last gin-eration, is out of the
Army and signed to record for Ma
jestic the firm headed by NYC's
former mayor, Jimmy Walker.
Leonard had a large following as
Tommy Dorsey's lyric speiler in the
pre-Sinatra days . .. . Speaking of
swooners, why has everyone for
gotten the fine Bob Eberly, Jimmy .
Dorsey's old vocalist? Seems as if
Bob not to be confused with his
brother Ray could cut down quite
a few of the current crop of name
swooners . . . Best selling records
on the Hill last week were Johnny
Mercer's "Personality" and Kay
NEW RELEASES: The old jazz
standard "Chicago" i done up in
easy jump tempo by Tommy Dorsey
and should make many pleased. Sy
Oliver with the Sentimentalists give
a swingy voicing to the lyrics and
the band sticks close to the melody
throughout. Reverside is "It's Never
Too Late to Pray" which spots a
Stuart Foster vocal. This is soft,
quiet music which, we believe, is
based on an old hymn. We didn't,
but you may, like it. Noticeably
absent on both sides is Dorsey's
If you are a "Chopin" pops fan,
you won't want to pass up the al
bum of music from the B'way
musical "Polanaise" which is based
on the composer's life. Al Good
man's orchestra exceUently plays
ten Chopin-inspired melodies in
cluding the title piece and the
Johnny Mercer seems to hit the
jackpot every dog-gone time. His
"Personality" is a solid click from
the first groove and is already
popular. With the help of the Pied
Pipers and Paul Weston's Orches
tra he sells this comedy tune from
the Crosby-Hope film "Road to
Utopia." "If I Knew Then" of the
Hit Parade of several years back,
furnishes the backing and is treat
ed with a lilting tempo by the same
Josh White, to the delight of the
clique which go for his unaffected
and authentic blues style, has
teamed with Jazz star Edmond
Hall's band to turn out "Left A
Good Deal in Mobile" and "Did
You Ever Love A Woman?" If you
go for this fellow, these blues are
right down your alley for his sing
ing is sincere and the accompani
Spike Jones comes through with
a humorous satire on the Ink Spots
in "You Always Hurt the One You
Love." There is no need in explain
ing this one hearing is believing.
"Blue Danube," on the back, is
noisy and funny but not up to the
soul-shattering first side.
RECORD-OF-THE-WEEK : The
riddle of where "Pistol-Packing
Mama" went has now been an
swered for on Erskine Hawkins'
recording of "Let's Have Fun To
See MUSIC MAKERS, page U
And from the deep rumblings of
the wheel come the sounds of men
and the world.
To an innocent bystander it seems
If Bud Coira, president of the
Law School Law Association, in
tends to be a lawyer, he's going to
make a damn good one! His elo
quent plea in legislature last week
for a Law School representative to
the student council, was one of the
best. It's too bad that a few numb
skulls proved to be too stupid to
act on the bill then, but instead,
put it off until the agenda holds
everyone in the meeting all night.'
Sorry, Bud, but youll find them in
One more step in the decline of
masculine superiority has come to
the fore. Ample proof is shown by
the appearance of dozens of snow
girls, instead of the once popular
snowmen! Hubba, Hubba!!
Mclver dorm is trying to dis
courage visitors. The front roof
railing that hangs at such a dan
gerous angle, is enough to keep
even the most ardent suitors away
from its doors!
Crowds of credit are due Mrs.
Smith of the laundry office. Things
can get pretty fouled up with our
bundles, but if anyone can straight
en, them out, it's her- Thank you,
While passing through the credit,
dept., the mention of Elmer Oak
ley's name will never be a waste of
time nor space. To those who don't
know him by name, he's the fellow
behind the Book Ex counter, that
will do everything possible to help
us with our textbook search, and
even keep a smile while doing it!
At least there's one good thing
about the joint!
To the newly initiated Pi Phis
go congratulations and carnations.
That's one arrow that you should
be glad to have been stuck by,
Now that fraternity rushing has .
started, this columnist can't urge
the rushees too strongly to walk
slowly and carefully in their deci
sions. Pledging a fraternity is a
pretty permanent thing, fellas, so
give each one a lot of thought.
It's good to see a new intellectual
combination on this page. You see,
it takes the combined talents of
Jack Dube and Bud Imbrey to pro
duce the dubious, "In Dubious
Battle," because Jack could only
learn to write, and Bud can only
read! Their postwar plan is to ex
pand their abilities, and try to learn
to count too!
With more snow on campus, the
art students could give the Dart
mouth Winter Carnival some ser
ious competition. Take a look at
the mammoth snow statue in front
of Person Hall.
To those who often can't get into
Jeff's for that before-dinner brew,
comes this interesting note. It may
not be too long before another Jeff's
comes into being. Bigger and bet
ter, and just oozin' wit' class!
The slam-of-the-week goes to Ed
Meade, who is sadistic enough to
want this to be a column devoted
entirely to calling people bad
names. Shame, Edward, shame!
Someone is a sure thing for the
morgue if some lights aren't soon
placed along the street bordering
Emerson Field, and leading to
Lenoir dining hall. Pedestrians and
cars on an unlighted street don't
mix!! Whose department??
All kinds of orchids are due the
Chi Omegas for their regular Sun
day night open house. Anyone is
invited, and no one has gone away
with the feeling that the evening
was wasted. Nice going, girls, and
many thanks from the campus for
brightening a usually dull Chapel
Hill Sunday night.
A few visitors to last week's leg
islature session went away laugh
ing, yet irked. It was their opinion
that a good thing had been turned
into a farce, and none could under
stand why Speaker Hunt (better
known to his followers as J. C.)
figured he was so well qualified to
express his sentiments, extremely
profound, on almost every issue.
"Waste of time," was the expres
sion, I believe.
Without a doubt:
Another Carolina team in the
sports limelight is doing itself
proud. We doff our hats to the box
ing team after their 6-2 victory
over U.S.C. Saturday night. Good
It's high time we all started
speaking to each other on campus.
It doesn't take much effort, and
possibly if we started speaking to
"strangers," they wouldn't long be
And thus the tales of time have
again been recorded, and a fresh
page is opened to be marked by the
IN DUBIOUS BATTLE
By Jack Dube and Bud Imbrey
Treat for Our Fans: Although
everybody who is anybody is plan
ning to dance the evening away at
the March of Dimes Dance at
Woollen Gym this Sat. nite, no one
has as yet offered to take us we
can be had . . .
Egocentrics: It happened in the
Pick Theatre during the showing
of "Colonel Blimp." Our better half
said "Boy there's a war for you!"
We replied, "How would you
know?" To which our B. H. quip
ped, "I'm under the seat, that's how
I know!" . . . We sure wowed 'em
at Spencer t'other nite. Our piano
playing had them dancing out in
the snow . . . Due to a sudden de
cline in our fan-mail, we asked
Chief Second-page Bill Hight
whether we should put more fire
into our columns. "No," he says,
Artists Sculpe Snow-God
By Mickie Derieux
Thursday afternoon after the
first snow of 1946 found art stu
dents hard at work on a somewhat
different branch of their calling
It took some time for the inno
cent bystander to decide that
sculpture was the purpose in mind
when armful after armful of
packed snow was being piled shape
lessly, and to all appearances mean
inglessly, beside Person Hall.
Questions and conjectures arose,
were considered, and died alto
gether as the mass began to take
At first glance he looked like a
caricature of a certain statue at
that beloved institution 12 miles
away. Oh closer inspection it was
revealed that he also lacked an
armchair and most of his clothes.
This fact, together with his. more
or less lounging attitude, suggested
that he might be a Greek god
certainly his curly hair and scanty
draping were indications of classic
Apollo, or whoever he was, led a
short but very exciting life. Many
a pretty coed sat in his lap or put
her arms around his neck while she
had her picture snapped. A few of
the students must not have liked
Zeus's cold attitude, for when they
ran out of human targets, they
brutally pelted him with snqw
balls. In this battle he received a
knot on his head that he carried to
his icy grave.
For two and a half days our cold
chum coolly surveyed the activities
on the campus. His view was ob
structed by Person Hall, limiting
what he could see mostly to en
trances and exits of his creators,
the art students. Probably, though,
he was able to catch a few glimpses
of the Smith Hall coeds by looking
out of the corner of his eye.
But sunshine and fahrenheit
were too much for poor Poseidon
he melted. Sunday morning his re
mains were seen in the same spot
by Person Hall, in just about the
same condition as before his crea
tion. What had once been his
princely head was just another pile
of snow ashes to ashes and snow
Feed Muh Coke Dept.: Naturally,
this happened in the Playmaker
Theatre: the little heroine, having
been slashed from ear-to-ear with
a razor, was gasping her last few
lines to the hero. "That's terrible,"
screamed the director, "can't you
put more life in your dying?" . . .
Dave Burnet, who's voice sounds
like it has been rattling around in
empty castles tells us that he asked
one ofthe students, "Who was the
girl I saw you with in a sidewalk
cafe?" "That was no sidewalk
cafe," was the response, "that was
our furniture housing shortage
yTmow." (We heartily chorus, "We
live in a house that has no walls
at all.") ... A Sigma Chi blow
out had forty-six people and only
thirty-two chairs, but with women
like that, we heard no complaints . . .
Out of the Mouths of Babes and
Sucklings: After a sharp exchange
of invectives with Al "Fogs-in-the-Wheel"
PannilL we learned that the
hardest thing he learned at col
lege was opening beer bottles with
a quarter . . . This one emerges
somewhat battered from the dun
geons of the Med Bldg. The follow
ing interchange was . overheard
'twixt two Med aspirants before one
of their ubiquitous quizzes, irWhat
are the bones in your hand!"
See DUBIOUS, page
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