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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, January 11, 1938, Page 1, Image 1

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Library of UITC Chapel' Hill, H. c. WEATHER: Cloudy to Fair Today; Colder, THE ONLY COLLEGE DAILY IN THE SOUTH VOLUME XL VI EDITORIAL PHONE 43S1 CHAPEL HILL, N. C TUESDAY, JANUARY 11, 1933 SCSKZSS FBOKZ 4156 NUMBER 77 todeet Glhairies Probability Of Graft In .DistrilbBtaoB Of Gradka&itioe levitetions mat World N e w s o By Nelson Large LUDLOW RESOLUTION KILLED BY HOUSE Washington, Jan. 10 After condemnation by President Koosevelt, the proposed war re ferendum amendment to the con stitution was shelved by the members of the house who vot ed against floor consideration of the proposal today. An announcement from Speak-! Bankhead said the vote j er sgainst the referendum was 209 -to 188. The measure was defeated a short time after Speaker Bank head had read a letter from the President condemning the amendment offered by Repre sentative Ludlow (D-Ind.). Ludlow's resolution would Tiave authorized a constitutional amendment, which three-fourths of the states would have to ap prove, calling for approval by the people in a national election before the United States could declare war. Before the vote, President Hoosevelt and House leaders ap pealed for defeat of the pro posal. A...,r. Such an action would "cripple my President" in his conduct of our foreign relations was the "warning of the President. The letter also indicated that it would encourage other nations "to believe that they could vio late American rights with im punity." Written in response to a re quest from the speaker for the President's views, the letter was read shortly before House mem bers were scheduled to vote on a motion to call up a war refer endum amendment for consid- . eration. AIRCRAFT MOTOR RIGHTS PURCHASED BY FRANCE Pans, Jan. 10. Manufactur ing- rights to an American air plane engine have been pur chased by the French, govern sient in an effort to obtain good motors for fighting planes, the air ministry reported today. The name of the American company, the amount paid for manufacturing rights, and the type of motor were not revealed, due to Defense Minister Edou ard Daladier's policy of keeping formation pertaining to mili ary equipment a secret. Irwin To Address Geological Group In Phillips Hall Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society To Hear Talk On "Grand Coulee Dam" At 7:30 W. H. Irwin, of - the Geology department, will address the Elkha Mitchell Scientific so cty tonight at 7:30 in 206 Phillips hall on the subject: "The Grand Coulee Dam." Irwin, who has been instruc lrS here only since the begin ng of the fall quarter, has spent the past three summers forking with the U. S. Bureau f Reclamation as geologist at e Grand Coulee together with Dr. Charles P. Berkley, official (Continued on page two) ocialist peaks Thomas Will Present Address At 8:30 In Memorial Hall Seminars Planned Norman Thomas, the Carolina Political union's speaker for to morrow night at 8:30 in Memo rial hall, has run for President of the United States on the so cialist ticket in the last three elections - In addition he has been an unsuccessful candidate for gov ernor of New York once, and for mayor of New York City twice. But Thomas's accomplish ments far outnumber his fail ures. He was editor of "The Na tion" in 1920-21. He is the author of "Is Conscience a Crime," "As I See It," and "WarNo Profit, No Glory, No Need." Last year he appeared ma triangular debate on the noted Town Hall of the Air radio program; Arrive Thomas will arrive in Chapel Hill Wednesday morning. At 11 and 12 o'clock he will talk in class seminars in 111 Mur phy. AH Interested "persons, and any professors who would like to have their classes attend, will be welcome. D urine: his ishort visit an Chapel Hill the American so cialist leader -will be the guest of Dr. Howard K. Beale of the history department. Return Since he has to return to New (Continued on page two) PHI TO DISCUSS STUDIOPROPOSAL Assembly To Convene At 7 O'clock Tonight Because the majority of the assembly members will probably want to see' the Carolina-Wake Forest basketball game tonight, the Phi will meet at 7 o'clock instead of at the regular time, it was announced yesterday by Speaker Drew Martin. The opening bill on tonight's program is : Resolved, that the Publications Union board should adopt the proposed radio station as a fifth publication. Milton Hogan, who has been one of the guiding lights in the campaign for the station, will give a short explanation of the project, be fore the regular discussion be gins. Second The second bill is: Resolved, that the Ludlow amendment should be passed by Congress, and the third is: Resolved, that the United States should follow a policy of complete isolation in all foreiem entanglements. Tn addition to the regular meeting and discussion period, a definite decision will be made regarding the time for meetings 3.i'nn remainder of this Viuxmg nuarter. Speaker Martin will appoint two committees, one xo taKe charge of plans for the forth coming dance, and the other to handle Phi finances. ; ueacier Tomorrow Chairman Alex Heard, chairman of the Carolina Political union, which starts off its winter quarter ac tivities tomorrow night in Me morial hall at 8:30 o'clock by presenting Socialist Leader Norman Thomas. METING PLANNED FOR ADVISORS TO POLITICAL UNION Date Set At January 18 In Grail Room At 5 O'clock The first meeting of the year for the Carolina Political union's faculty advisers w;ill be held in the Grail room of Graham Me morial at 5 o'clock Tuesday, Jan uary 18, it was definitely decid ed at the -CPU meeting yester day afternoon. Sam Hbbs, who was appoint ed some time ago to take charge of extension work, has been asked to answer all inquiries by representatives of other schools, who have sought information on the work of the union. The CPU is also making an investigation as to other similar organizations in this section of the country. Miss Nancy Nesbit, who was (Continued on page two) ww'Mi'jwu'jj-:- gii'i'i'.".' ii s:"-pwwcww-3Wff--- WW?' f , j? v mwm r?5$ f tis $ 7f Iff " vt Administration Questioned On 'Agreement' Prohibiting Student-Operated Theater Hal Gordon Will Present Recorded Concert Tonight With prizes to be awarded to students who can name the most records as they are played, Hal Gordon, gracious maestro of the discs, will present the first of a series of jazz concerts tonight at 8 o'clock in Graham Memorial lounge. "Little" Guy Pete Ivey, me morial director, declared last night that "sooner than latest" records would be featured. Also, records that have been out for some time but are still popular will be heard, he said. Highlight Ivey revealed that a highlight (Continued on page two) GRAHAM FAVORS REFERENDUM IN THREAT OF WAR President Of University Endorses Plan For National Vote In a recent statement made public through the National Committee for the War Refer endum, President Frank P. Graham has endorsed the Lud low resolution for a referendum on all wars to be fought on for eign soil. This proposal is before the House of Representatives and strong pressure has been brought' upon the legislators by various peace lobbyists. Statement Graham's statement read: "I favor the Ludlow referen dum. The people who, on behalf of their country, suffer the ago nies of a war, pay the bills, and do the fighting, should have the opportunity to declare directly whether the country should stay at peace or go to war. "The proposed modifications approved by proponents amply protect the nation against dis advantage. Congress will not only have power to declare war in case of invasion but will also have the power as suggested to declare war in case any military expedition gets under way against the United States. The example of such a popular ref erendum on war will challenge (Continued on page two) Suspension A University senior has been indefinitely suspended for violation of the honor system, President Bob Ma gill of the student council announced last night. A sophomore was also found guilty of cheating, but due to -peculiar circumstances,-was placed under probation, Magill said. It is not the policy of the council to reveal names of students tried for honor violations, or any details of the trial. Union Directors Ask If Faculty Influenced By Merchants Answer Expected. Directors of Graham Memor ial have asked the administra tion if any commitments or "un derstood agreements" existed be tween the administration and the local Merchants' association that would prohibit student op eration of a motion picture theater, it was learned yester day. In a letter to Administrative Dean R. B. House, the directors stated they "would like to put the question directly to the ad ministration.". An answer is ex (Continued on page two) Harrison Requests tiident Council To Set Up Precaution President Miss Evelyn Barker, president of the Women's Athletic coun cil, which has started enthusias ticaHy on a program of coed sports for the winter quarter. VEMDAS GROUP MEETS TONIGHT TO PLAN PEACE YMCA To Form Group Of Campus Leaders At 7 O'clock Twenty-six campus leaders will meet tonight at 7 o'clock in the YMCA to discuss ways and means of "ringing the bell for peace," according to Scott Hunt er, YMCA president. Under Hunter's leadership the selected students will organ ize into a Venidas group which will have as its aim the further ing of the cause of peace on the campus. - Activities The committee's activities will be climaxed on April 22, when the University will join several national youth organiza tions in a nation-wide peace demonstration. In a letter to all members, Hunter stated, "The increasing tendency of the nations of the world is to resort to war in spite of all efforts for peace. But the fact that the world is drifting toward the rim of abyss makes it all the more im perative that we stiffen our re sistance and increase our ef forts to a more definite stand." The following are members of the committee: Andrew Bershak, Brooks Spivy, Anne, Perry, Scott Hunt er, Polly Pollock, Alex Heard, Jack MacPhee, Trez Yeatman, (Continued on last page) Education Club Postponing its scheduled meeting tonight because of the basketball game with Wake Forest, the Education club will meet within the next two weeks, it was announced yesterday. The next gathering will prob ably be set for sometime during the week of January 23. - r A" Attacks No Individuals; "Merely Against System" May Act Friday By Chaeles Barrett Willis Harrison, University senior, last night placed before the student council a letter showing the probability of 100 per cent profit in the distribu tion of senior commencement invitations. Harrison stated that, as there has been no audit of invitation transactions, his figures could not be proved. However, he re quested that the matter be given an investigation by an "honest student government." Bob Magill, president of the council, said last night that the council "probably would take ac tion at their meeting next Fri day." At that time, he said, the probability of graft would be considered and discussion of pre cautions would be held. The material for Harrison's charge was formed while he was in the employ of an engraving company. "I discovered there is quite a gap in a company's wholesale prices and what the students pay for invitations," the letter read. "There was no other alterna tive than to believe that the margin of profit went into the pockets of those who purchased (Continued on last page) WAR REFERENDUM TO BEJISCUSSED Ludlow's Amendment On Senate Calendar With the initiation of new members scheduled, and with three bill on the calendar for discussion, the meeting of the Dialectic senate tonight at 7:15 in the senate hall in New West promises to be a busy and inter esting one. After the applicants for mem bership in the senate have been approved by the group, the new members will be formally ini (Continued on page two) Varied Sports On Winter Schedule Of Coed Athletes Golf, basketball, horse back riding, volley ball, bowling, ping pong, and probably fencing will star on the coed sports program this quarter. At a meeting yesterday after noon of the Women's Athletic council it was decided that there will be a tournament run some time during the quarter in all sports. Managers of each group were appointed by Evelyn Bar ker, president of the council. Manager Frances Houghton was ap pointed manager for the group of golfers, which will meet each (Continued on last page)

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