The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, May 24, 1930, Page 1, Image 1
n: VOTE TO CONTINUE DAILY TAR HEEL NEXT TUESDAY VOTE TO CONTINUE DAILY TAR HEEL NEXT TUESDAY YVSA p i . JXo r i t VOLUME XXXVIII COFiffilENGEiilENT PLMSFMSHED Class Day Is June 7 and Com mencement Day June 10Drs. Finley and Lingle to Speak. Plans for the 1930 commence ment have now been completed. The exercises start with Class Day, Saturday, June 7, and end with Commencement Day. Tues day, June 10. The commencement address this year will be given by Dr. John Finley, who is editor of the New York Times. The bac calaureate sermon will be held in the Methodist church, and will be given by Dr. Walter L. Lingle, president of Davidson College. V; The feature on class day will, of course, be the class exercises. Members of the senior class who will take prominent parts will be Bob Graham, ; lawyer; Johnson Alexander, historian; John Mebane, poet; Bill Bobbitt, statistician; and Cy Edson, prophet. That evening the last class banquet will - be held in Swain hall, at which it is hoped that Governor Gardner will be the speaker. The complete program for the commencement exercises is as follows : SATURDAY, JUNE 7 CLASS DAY . 9 :45 a. m. Seriiors form around well and, preceded by marshals, .march to Davie Pop Jar. V ""10:00 a. m.Senior class ex ercises. Exercises end with pro cession down Senior Walk. . 2:00 p. m.- Senior rehearsal at Gerrard hall. AJl seniors must be present. 3:30 p. m. Mangum medal contest, Gerrard hall. 5 :30 to 6 :30 p. m Reception to seniors and their guests at the president's house. 7:00 p. m. Senior class ban quet, Swain hall. Election of permanent class officers. SUNDAY, JUNE 8 11 :00 a. m. Baccalaureate sermon in the Methodist church, by Dr. Walter L. Lingle, presi dent of Davidson . College. 4 :00 p. m. -Band concert on campus. 7:30 p. m. Vesper services under Davie Poplar, by Rev. William D. Moss y MONDAY, JUNE 9 ALUMNI DAY 10 :30 a. m. Alumni meeting, Gerrafd hall. 1 :00 p. m. Alumni luncheon, Swain hall. TUESDAY, JUNE 10 COMMENCEMENT DAY 410:30 a. m. Procession forms at Alumni building. - 11:00 a. m. Commencement exercises. Address by Dr. John Finleyy editdr New York Times. Presentation of diplomas, Hon. O. Max Gardner, governor of North Carolina. All ' seniors wear caps and gowns. i President Greene recommends that each senior clip the above and save for commencement week. Carr To Be Entertained The Carolina Theatre will en tertain the residents of Carr ; dormitory at the ; evening screening tonight; 4 Carr men must be identified by their pres ident. Admittance will be made - rHAPPJ. TTTT.T. TJ P SATTTOnAV UfAV 94 tom Student Recital Mrs. G. Richard Trott, Soprano, Will Sing Monday Night The last of the student recitals of this college year to be given by the University department of music will be given Monday eve ning at 8:30 in the Methodist church auditorium. Mrs. G. Rich ard Trott, soprano, accompanied by Mrs. Ruth Sissom Bynum, will give the recital. " Mrs. Trott came to Chapel Hill last September, and has Mrs. G. Richard Trott, soprano, iwho will give the last of the student re citals in the Methodist church audi torium Monday night. been a student of voice through out the year with Harold S. Dy er. Mrs. Trott has had two years training in the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, as a voice major. ": She has appeared dur ing the past year as Soloist with the university symphony or chestra. Her program consists of two operatic arias, a group in French, and two groups of well- chosen songs in English. The public is invited, and there is no admission charge. DAILY TAR HEEL WINS APPROVAL Has Wide Circulation for Col lege Newspaper; Receives Favorable Comments From Notables. Attracted by the work .of the Daily Tar Heel, many persons throughout the entire United States have sent in requests for copies of this paper. Dr. A. Herbert Gray of England, Gov ernor Sweet of Colorado, and Kirby Page, editor of the "World Tomorrow" are only a few who have made requests for copies of the Tar Heel. Dr. Herbert Gray, noted for his work with Ramsay McDon aid, has visited probably all of the larger universities and col leges in this 'country. After seeing a copy of the Daily Tar Heel, Dr. Gray stated that of all the college papers he had seen he had never seen one with such mature thought and sound reasoning as the Tar Heel. Another reauest" came for a copy from ex-Governor Sweet, nf Colorado. When here, Gov ernor Sweet was highly impress ed with the fine calibre of the Tar Heel, and before making one of his talks, he stopped long enough to comment on the paper itself. He spoke very highly of the work of the -paper. Ttirhv Pabk? editor of the "World Tomorrow' is another who has 3ent in , requests for copies of the; Daily Tar Heel, In a letter to H;:R Comer, genera secretary of the local "Y,",Mr Pasre was also very mucn as fisfcPff atV tha f ine brand of 4 4 : work that wIfTihg done by the (Continued on last page) Robertson Bays Today Is Last Day for Registration of Voters -v; . - -: : :- - Today is the last day upon which, voters may register for the primary on Saturday, June 7. ; - - : Paul Robertson is the regis trar. Today he will be at the public school building all day. The books close at sunset this evening. . Anybody who has already reg istered and was qualified to vote at the last election is not re quired to register again. In some communities, in the state a new registration has been de creed, as allowed by law, but this is not true of Chapel Hill. The primary contest of chief interest is that between F. M. Simmons and J. W. Bailey for the Democratic nomination for United States senator. Sim mons has been a senator for about thirty years and until re cently he was undisputed - boss of the Democratic organization in North Carolina. His hold up on the organization was weak ened by his bolting the ticket when Smith was nominated in 1928, and it is now said that most of the organization lead ers, great and small, are support- Chapel Hillian Signs Contract For Ferdinand Foch's Memoirs Cable despatches from Paris bring the news that Ralph H. Graves, native of Chapel Hill and alumnus of the University, has - obtained . the American rights for; the publication of the memoirs of the late Marshal Ferdinand Foch, generalissimo of the Allied armies in the World War. Representing Doubleday, Doran & Co., he sign ed the contract with Mme. Foch, widow of the marshal, last week in Paris. The memoirs,- about 150,000 words in length, will be publish ed serially in several newspa pers before appearing in book form. Mr. Graves went to Europe several weeks ago. His friends, in Chapel Hill and elsewhere, understood that he had been sent there by Doubleday, Doran on some important mission, but they did not know what it was until they read the cable des patches about the Foch memoirs. "The late marshal's design in writing his memoirs," says the New York Times, "was to make a book which would be interest ing for the general reader and which wouldTiot be just a tech nical handbook or as dry recital of events. His style as in all his military orders, is clear, terse and brief. On the reader the impression left is pne of per fect clarity and truth. "The , book is written dispas sionately it -was done before other publications gave rise to the posthumous - Clemenceau Foch controversy and is full of flashes of humor and anecdotes about all the leading figures of the war, such as King George, Earl Kitchener, Sir John French, who later became Earl of Ypres, Lord Roberts, Lord Milner, General Bliss, David Lloyd GeorgeColonel House. General Plumer, Marshal Petain, Gen eral Mangin, Marshal Joff re, General Pershing and General Sir Douglas Haig, later Earl Haig.! As much attention: is giveir to the r operations iof the American and British' armies' as to the French'and -Marshal Foch is generous" and just" to his col ing Bailey. Bailey was internal revenue: commissioner for this district under Woodrow Wilson, and he ran against A. W. Mc Lean as an antikrganization candidate for governor in 1924. He put up a creditable struggle in that contest but was defeat ed. Since then he has devoted himself to the practice of law in Raleigh. He took an active part in the 1928 presidential cam paign in support of both the na tional and state Democratic tick ets. ' : The contest of most local in terest here is the one between John W. Umstead of Chapel Hill and J. Clyde Ray of Hillsboro for the Democratic nomination for the state senate. Mr; Um stead is well known and popular here, and thercis no doubt that Chapel Hill will give him a rous ing majority. L. J. Phipps and Sam Gattis, rJr., are running for the state house of representatives, S. W. Andrews for register of deeds, W. T. Sloan for sheriff, A. W. Kenion for clerk of the court, and pr. S. A. Nathan for eor-oner. leagues and to the men who fought under his command. "The Marshal's manner of writing was curious. The me moirs wem;:almost . .... entirely written in his own hand. Such parts as were retyped were care fully corrected and interlined. When a correction or addition was long the Marshal marked the place for the insert and wrote On the back of each sheet. "The Marshal deals fully with all his controversies with Gen eral JPershing, Marshal Haig and Georges Clemenceau and it will be found that his own ac count differs in some cases from those which have already been given to the public in each case he explains his- decisions and tells why he stuck to his own view or yielded to the oppo sing arguments. "The book will be illustrated with facsimile letters and orders not hitherto published on some of the crises of the war and the rivalries of the leaders. Marshal Foch's meeting with General Pershing, their varying opinions and plans, their compromise and conclusions and on the whole their united efforts are the sub ject of many pages. ' "Colonel Bentley Mott, v Mili tary Attache of the American Embassy here, whose life of the late Ambassador Herrick was published recently, has consent ed to translate the memoirs. During 1918 he was a liaison aide to Marshal Foch" Alumni Plan Banquets Four of the 11 alumni classes convening here at commence ment have decided upon a place for their reunion dinners, all of which are to be held at 6 o'clock on the evening of June 9. , At the Carolina Inn will be the classes of '98, with R. fa. Lewis as official' secretary ; '97, with Lawrence MacRae as chair man of the arrangement com mittee ;14, with Oscar. Leach as secretary. The class of -'29 will hold its banquet at the Cabin; GirEa.Sheppard b is acting as the diairmanof ; the, reunion ; .com mittee for this group. ; Gif t to Gimghouls Italian Presents Hickerson With Fix - ture for Castle A well-dressed and smiling stranger halted his car at T. F. Hickerson's gate one day last week, walked up the . path, and knocked at the door. Mr. Hick erson, responding to the knock, saw that the man held in his hands an object made of iron. "I have brought this to you for a gift," said the stranger. He was A. Germino, an Ital ian craftsman who lives in Dur ham. "I came over here and saw your Gimghoul castle," he ex plained., "It reminded me of buildings in my own land, Italy, and I want to give you this for your big door." The object was a" cleverly fashioned wrought-iron fixture constituting a frame for a lock. The Gimghouls had been want ing just such a thing for a long time, and it was gratefully ac cepted by Mr. Hickerson. Mr. Germino came to this country thirty-five years ago and has been living in Durham about three years. He is inter ested in art and literature as well as in his craft. One of his sons is named Romeo and the other Dante. GRADY LEONARD RESKFRQMY Self -Help Secretary Goes to Greensboro; Has Secured Jobs .. For Hundreds of Students. Grady H. Leonard, for three years self-help secretary of the University Y. M. C. A., has re signed his position, effective June 1. Mr. Leonard is to be come a special agent of the Pilot Life Insurance Co. of Greens boro, and will have his head quarters here in Chapel Hill. Mr. Leonard became affiliated with the local "Y" three years ago, coming here from Hickory where he was district secretary of the state Y. M.,C. A. His work has been mainly in behalf of self-help students. He has also been advisor for the sopho- ! more cabinet and director of the several deputation teams the Y. M. C. A. has sent out over the state. Mr. Leonard during his con nection with the "Y" has been instrumental in securing jobs for hundreds of students, who with out working their way would have been unable to pursue their studies. - During his tenure of office the position of self-help secretary has become one of the most important official positions on the campus. Besides his official duties, Mr. Leonard has been manager of the Carolina Handbook, in which he has helped present the fea tures of University campus life. He has also represented the "Y" at a number of conventions. FLORIDA ALUMNI PLEDGE SUPPORT TO UNIVERSITY vOn May 20, twenty alumni of the University pledged them selves to a system of annual contributions to the Alumni Loyalty Fund at a meeting in Jacksonville, Florida. Felix A. Grisette, director of the fund at the University, was principal speaker at the meeting, and it was largely through his efforts ' that v the University alumni living' "in -Jacksonville were rallied in "the love- of - their Alma Maters ' : ' NUMBER 173 PLAYMAKERS CUT Annual Night of Educated Tom foolery To Take Place Amid Mock Solemnity. The Carolina Playmakers will cut their annual caper tonight at eight o'clock in their theatre. The frolic will be featured by an unusually interesting pro gram of original sketches, songs, dances, and improvised comedy. Members of the group both past and present will combine in making this the best caper ever to be held. The caper tonight will not be open to the general public, only to persons who have ever parti cipated in the dramatic activi ties of the Playmakers in any capacity acting, play-writing, stagecraft, or committee work being invited to attend. Besides the regular program, the Playmakers' gold mask will be awarded to those who have done outstanding work during the year in playwriting, acting, or stage arts. Cakes and ale will be served in the Green Room after the performance and a dance on the stage will end the hilarious evening. ' The program which has been planned by the committee" of which; Milton Wood served as chairman follows: "An I t a 1 i a n o Tragedye," an expressiomstic dance, by Grace Williams. Characters : Treeio, Mary Marshall Dunlap; Madios; Margorie Good and Grace. Williams ; Cana Soupio, Pete ; Henderson ; Sofa-Pillio, Ruth NewelI ; Spagettio, Henry Wood,, III; White-Haired Dad dio, New burn Piland. "Folk Music for Folks" by the "Bobs" (House and Dawes) Har monica and Banjo impressarios. "A Scratchata of our Dixie's," dramatic monologue tcrthe Play makers' dog, by A. P. Hudson. "Ballads," sung by Jack Con nolly, Woff ord Humphries, and John" Miller. "The Moving Bush," a mys tery melodrama by H. j T. Browne. Characters: Betty, Louise Thacker ; John, Herbert Browne ; Henry, Doug Potter. '"Pome" by Nora Del Smith Gumble. 'Suspended . Damination," a drama of locality by Margaret Vale. Scene: A Desert (ed) Stage, 'pime: Hot. Characters: Proff, Foxy Joe ; Hubert, No 'Count Bryson; Elmer, Mayor Henderson; The Dressmaker,-? The Old Maid, Bob Sellers; The 'No Count Boy, Bob House ; The Miserable Mother, Helen Dortch ; The Granny, Bobby Koch; The Show-Off , Mercutio Koch; The Butcher, Tybalt Creuser ; The Scotty, Friar McKie; The Chi eld, Merry Marshall Dunlap; The Keynote, Dixie-Vale-Howe; The Fryer, A. Muse Curtis; The Nurse, Capulet Ward; The Lov ers, Howard and JLois; The Folk, The Actors; The Wood, Death Valley Scotty. "Tap Dance" by Philip Pad gette. -(Cutmued on last page) Senior Week Senior Week festivities will begin Monday morning, ac cording to President Greene. Further announcement of special dispensations during the week; will be made tonior ;kw. .; ; ; -: -; " ' C l$p, psrsonsl 5 are to" , wear ;thclr- senior regatfaJ before ; JIcsdy. , ; . -V; - ' ' . , .. at 7 o'clock.