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THE TAR HEEL
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The official publication of the summer school of the Univer
sity of North Carolina, it is published by tha students eveiy
Thursday during the summer sessions ar.d is printed by the
Orange Printshop of Chapel Hill.
Features and News
Franklin P. Jones
South American Adventures
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Indian Independence Day
Celebrated At University
Prof. S. N. Roy of Calcutta, India, j country exposed, during that time, to
member of the department of mathe- J the best as well as the worst of a
matical statistics at the University, great European nation.
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With $350 to Spend
With .:;."0 in ten dollar bills ;n nis
ekt-t and a round trip airplane ticket (
Barranquiila. Colombia. Bub left i
United States. Arriving :n - -
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iossit'ie ;n oruei
lie obtained a
speaking in commemoration of Indian
Independence Day on August 11, in
Gerrard Hall declared that India has
a duty and an obligation to the rest
of the world resulting from her past
As part of the program sponsored
by the Indian community in Chapel
Hill with many guests in attendance,
Prof. Roy's speech followed the sing
ing of the Indian national anthem at
the opening of the program. The eve
ning included Indian dances, movies,
In his speech, Prof. Roy stated that
India's duty and obligation to the rest
of the world stemmed from its his
tory "as an Asian nation with an
ancient civilization of .its own; as a
country which had experienced more
than 175 years of foreign domination
and which attained her freedom by
more or less peaceful methods; as a
"The Indian people under the su
perb guidance of leaders like Mahatma
Gandhi won their independence using
the weapons of truth and non-violence,"
Prof. Roy asserted .
Trying to see the good in the ad
versary or enemy of the moment, he
said, and trying to change his heart
through one's own sufferings for a
great cause, are tenets common
enough with most established religions
of the world.
"However, the attempt to instill
these ways into the spirit of a gigan
tic political struggle that was India's,
was somewhat novel," Prof. Roy said.
He reminded all Indians and es
pecially those who are living abroad
that it is a special occasion to remem
ber this duty and this obligation that
if. India's and do their little bit with
tho help and cooperation of good
friends from all over the world.
Street's Thirteenth Book Out
James Street, best-selling author hunting dog roaming wild m the
and resident of Chapel Hill has writ- swamp and the effect that the dog
ten a new novel, "Good-bye, My Lady," has on his adolescence is the theme
which will be published by J. B. of Street's new work.
Lippincott Company on August 18. Although his latest novel concerns
Mr. Street, whose previous best-sell- a Basenji, his own dog is a Weimer
ers have included "Tap Roots," "The aner, named Sam Dabney, whose
Velvet Doublet," and "The Biscuit grandfather belonged to Adolph Hit
Eater," has drawn on his own boy- ler, a fact of which his grandson is
hood in Mississippi for the back- not pi-oud, says the author,
ground of his tale about Skeeter, a Mr. Street was for many years a
young boy being raised by an illiter- newspaper reporter, turning to free
ate uncle in the swamp country not lance writing in the late Thirties,
far from Mobile. "Good-bye, My Lady," is his thir-
How Skeeter finds a rare Basenji teenth book.
Barclay Announces Practice;
21 Lettermen Coming' Back
Head football coach George Barclay
has announced that two workouts
daily will be on the program for the
Tar Heels when they report Sept. 1
for pre-season practice. They will
wear heavy equipment from the first
Twenty-one lettermen are listed on
the roster; six of them are guards.
The Tar Heels will have lettermen at
every position except fullback.
Sixteen lettermen will be lost, in
cluding tackle Ken Yarborough, the
1953 captain, and fullback Dick Lack
ey, who won the E. Carrington Smith
trophy as the team's "most outstand
One letterman who will not be back
in school is halfback Flo Worrell of
Wilmington who was impressive as a
freshman in 1952 but saw only limited
backs will be Ken Keller of Salina,
Pa., Larry Parker of Charlotte, and
Connie Gravitte of Roxboro. Three
lettermen quarterbacks are Marshall
Newman of Clinton, N. C, Albert
Long of Durham and Len Bullock of
Other lettermen: Ends Will Frye
of Hickory, Norman Lane of Roselle
Park, N. J., Dan Mainer of Richmond,
Va., Dick Starner of Elkhart, Ind.,
and Bill Baker of Southern Pines.
Tackles John Lambert of Rocky
River, Ohio, Roland Perdue of College
Park, Ga., and Jack Maultsby of
Chapel Hill. Guards Jimmy Neville
of Chapel Hill; Ed Patterson of Albe
marle, George Foti of Orlando, Fla.,
Bill Koman of Aliquippa, Pa., Will
Alexander of Winston-Salem, and
Steve Marcinko of Johnstown, Pa.
Rill Kirkman of Burlington.
cargo plane from the coast to Bogota,
the cardta! of Colombia where he
spent a month getting acquainted with
the people, the bull-tights and the
Bob said, "The language barrier
seemed insurmountable at first, but
after several months. I could carry on
a conversation with anyone as long
as they didn't speak too rapidly."
Leaving Bogota, Bob hitch-hiked a
ride on a Colombian military plane to
Cali, an industrial center. By a nice
stroke of luck, he met the editor of
a local newspaper, was given con-
iif!ernr.le rmhlicitv. and hired as a
The paper paid for his plane ticket
to the Ecuadorian border and from
there he took an ancient bus to Ota
valo, Ecuador, a progressive Indian
village. After living with the Ota-
valan Indians in their "chozas" or
mud huts for about two weeks, Bob
took an auto-train, a Ford Truck set
on rails, to Quito, the capital of
While thei-e, he lived with an old
friend from Cornell, who was the
son of the Colombian Ambassador.
"It was a novel experience, having
tea or dinner with all those diplo
mats, ex-presidents, and ministers of
state," Bob said, "in meeting them,
I didn't know whether to bow or
The "unexpected" happened to Bob
when he arrived in the seaport city
of Guayaquil, Ecuador, after hitch
hiking a ride on another military air
plane, for he met and fell in love
with a beautiful Ecuadorian senorita,
Maria Luisa Espinosa, who is one of
the most popular concert pianists in
Here, he studied for a while in the
university and worked as an adviser
in a department store to support him
::.g th- Andes M-unta r:- ..
torced to return.
Variety in Travel
After recuperating, B--b .
would p-j.-h on a bit fu rth- r .
head home. He started
by launch, canoe, and tr
Peruvian border and ariivi ;
both countries were mi-h:!.;-.: .
After crossing the border
and looking aruund a bit. ;
bus down the coa.-tal highway
the capital of Peru. While .:
did some newspaper work
vestigated business conditio:.
He flew up to Cu.co, the , I
of the Inca-Empire and fr-:'.
hiked up a mountain to see ; .
Picchu, where the movie "S
the Incas" was filmed. II" i
puzzled as to how movie
was hauled up the dangerous 1 :
Returning to Lima, he t'..k t:
back to Ecuador, where hi- hi
many friends a reluctant fa rev. i .
left Guayaquil as a third cia
senger on an Italian ship b,i;u
Panama. From there, Bub i a
by airplane, stopping in each '
American country for a few day
He, along with several other t:
ers, was close! v searched unor, .
ing .Nicaragua from Costa Kn-a
then not allowed to leave bec.v;
the recent attempt to assassin-.
dictator-president, but he fina.iy
vineed the president's secretary
he should be permitted to leav-
A Great Future
Bob arrived in Guatemala
weeks before the revolution el
and noticed, at that time, a
deal of unrest and dissati.-fa.
among the people with whom h" -;
From Guatemala, he traveled thr
Mexico by means of train and
arriving in Laredo Texas on Ma
exactly 9 months after he left
United States. Bob said, "Thep
great future in Latin America f
vestment and business, and th
adventure, too, if you're look;:.;-it."
Shortage Of March Of Dimes Fundi
Now Threatens Polio Patient Can
Current shortages of March of
Dimes funds are creating a threat to
the care of polio patients now in hos
pitals in North Carolina and other
parts of the country, it was revealed
this week by Secretary of State Thad
Eure, Chairman of the North Carolina
March of Dimes.
Fifty-one North Carolina chapters
owe a total of $100,000 to the Central
Carolina convalescent iiospital in
Greensboro, where the majority of
the State's polio patients receive
treatment. By the end of August the
sum is expected to reach at least
"The National Epidemic Aid Fund
is exhausted, and special help must
come from the people of North Caro
lina if the hospital is to meet its cur
rent payroll," Chairman Eure
Meanwhile, in the face of il
eal situation, North Carolina
volunteer workers have pn-pa;
an all-out effort to raise th
share of the nation's need f
Paul Green, Pulitzer Priz" '
and Chapel Hill author of "Ti
Colony" and "The Common Gb.r
appealed to the outdoor surnn
atres to also help in the En..-.'
March of Dimes Campaign.
As early as 1947 approximat
per cent of the engineering gra
in the nation were earning ?",
year or more.