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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, November 05, 1938, Page 1, Image 1

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Thousands Off High v Schoolers Descend On CKapeI: Mill Today THDITORIALS: . f E rg JUff Tii) f I 55Tff rfO(1 TJTTTEATHER: B 525 . ' ;' - THE ONLY COLLEGE DAILY IN THE SOUTHEAST , VOLUME XLVH WoodEouase Dares HARTSELL FAVORS CHOICE MADE BY DISTRICTGROUP Politics Professor Launches Campaign To Elect Barker By LAFFITTE HOWARD Idealism will face realism and a man who has taught politics for years will face men who have played it for years if Dr. E. J. Wbodhouse's challenge to a Carolina Political union-sponsored debate here Monday morn ing is accepted by any member of the sixth district Democratic committee. Proclaiming "I do hereby chal lenge any man of the committee to tell how he voted in any of the formal counts ot tne com mittee and to tell why he disre garded the 15,700 votes cast for Oscar Barker," Dr. Woodhouse asked 0. M. Bundy of Guilford countv. Cooner Hall of -Ala mance, Oscar J. Coffin of the University journalism depart ment, and Sidney High of Dur- -ham.county to explain the. re cent action in naming Carl Dur ham of Chapel Hill to take the place of the late Judge Teague. In an interview yesterday Dr. (Continued on tost page) Here're The Boys Who Will Greet High Schoolers Jim Joyner Releases Long List Of Welcomers Who Are On Duty Today When the crowd of over 12, 000 high school boys and girls ffock to Chapel Hill today to .gather for the North Carolina High School Day, students of the University will welcome repre sentatives from their respective high schools and towns. Jim Joyner sent outvotes asking cer tain boys from every county in North Carolina to extend greet ings to incoming students from their districts. The following is a list of stu dents and the counties from which they will welcome the del egates: John Webster Mc Adams, M. Rankin Caruther, and Wil liam H. Rascoe. Alamance: Gail Anderson White, Alexander; Robert Amos Wagoner, Alle gheny; William Louis McKinnon and Samuel H. Clark, Anson; Howard S. Sexton, Ashe; Tom my Sparrow and Alex Bonner, Beaufort; Cary Moore Early and Stanley Atkinson, Bertie; Rich ard S. White and Alonzo Garri son Squires, Bladen; Cornelius D. Thomas, Brunswick. GETTING UNDER WAY Joe Andrew Felmet, James Fremont Jones and Lamar Gudger, Buncombe ; Jack L. Con nelly, Burke; James C; Gibson, Jess Pike and Arthur Link, Ca barrus; George Hill Carter and Boston Lackey, Caldwell; Wil liam Grady Stevens, Camden; Gerald Rodman Whitley, Jr., Carteret; Edward K. Burton, Caswell: Ernest H. Yount and 9 (Continued on page two) EDITORIAL PHONE 43 J I 11 CB Swain Sells Box Lunches Today To cope with the food prob lem for the incoming high school students, the managers of Swain Hall, the Carolina Inn Cafeteria, and the Book Ex change have co-operated to make up box lunches. These meals will be sold at various points on the campus for the nominal fee of twenty- five cents. The lunches will consist of three sandwiches, cake, an apple, and a bottle of milk. Also, Swain Hall and the Carolina Inn Cafeteria will open their doors at ten in the morning to meet the rush, rush.- GRAIL DANCE TO BE HELD TONIGHT AT 9 IN mCAN Glee Club Will Be Presented During Intermission - North Carolina high school day will be brought to close with the informal dance pre sented by the Order of the Grail in the tin can tonight from 9 to 12 o'clock. An unusual event will be the presentation of the Glee club concert at intermission. The group will appear under the di rection of John E. Toms. Furnishing music for the dance will be "Jeep" Bennett, his clarinet and his orchestra. Ben nett promises a varied program of swing and convention music, with several novelty numbers. TICKETS ONLY AT DOOR , Tickets for the dance, which will be held after the Carolina- Virginia Tech game, will be sold at the door only. There will be no advance sale of bids. All visitors and students may attend the dance. During the evening Grail no-break and es cort no-break affairs will be pre sented. Admission will be one dollar per couple and per stag. H0STC0M1ITTEES TO AID GUESTS All Coeds Asked To Be Hostesses Besides a representative Uni versity student from each of the 79 counties to be present at to day's high school celebration who will greet his respective dis trict, many other organizations have volunteered to be either hosts or hostesses for the day. Mrs. M. H. Stacey, advisor to Women and in charge of ladies' hospitality for tne attair, an nounced yesterday that invita tions had been sent out to every girl in the three , co-ed dormi tories and in the two sorority houses to act as hostesses. An official estimate was lacking at press time yesterday, but it is expected that at least two hun (Continued on last page) CHAPEL HILL, N. C Committee To Gome Oet University To Play Host To Over 12,800 Secondary School Students 4 SHORE ANSWERS ACCUSATION OF 'POILSSYSTEM" Freshman President Refutes Charges In Recent Editorial ' Freshman politicians are still at it. Yesterday's paper carried a statement by a Ward support er. Today's Daily Tar Heel carries one by , the opposition's number one man,. Shore. In answer to the editorial "Spoils System" which appeared in the Daily Tar Heel, Bill Shore, Freshman class presi dent, made, the following state ment ' "I wish to say, in regard to the editorial "Spoils System," that there are certain funda mental things which the writer seems to have overlooked. When a freshman is elected president of his class at a uni versity such as this, he knows perhaps fifteen per cent of his classmates. When the time comes for appointments to committees, he has no past university rec ord to look at, on which to base his choice. He has only the face value of the individual to guide him. In order to choose an ef ficient group of committees, he must, of necessity, choose the majority from those who have been associated with him in his campaign; those whose work he has observed, whose ability he knows, and whose cooperation he is sure of. I cpuld just as well have omit ted the phrase valuable cam paign aid" in my previous state ment, but I have nothing to hide. I- refuse to be a hypocrit and say that campaign aid did not (Continued on last page) CPU Head Of Campus 'Reds' Voit Gilmore's Letter To Council The following is a direct copy of CPU Chairman Voit Gil more's letter - to the Student Council concerning - the attack made Thursday night on Dr. George H. Derry, union speaker: "TV the Student Council of the University: "Just as the speech of Dr. George H. Derry was beginning in Hill hall Thursday night, No vember 3, a group of students entered the hall and distributed to each member of the audience mimeographed leaflets criticizing and ridiculing the speaker of the evening., "Only on the occasion of Mr. Tom Girdler's appearance last (Continued on' page two) SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 1938 For Day Campus Tour And VPI Game To Be Program Highlights By LOUIS HARRIS Over 12,800 secondary school students will be welcomed at the Old Well this morning from 9-12, as the first North Carolina High School Day gets underway. After a tour of the campus in the 'morning, the students will be the guests of the VPI and University Athletic Associations at the game in the afternoon. As the students arrive this morning, Pete Ivey, prominent figure on the campus last year, will act as master of ceremonies in conducting a man-on-the- street broadcast. The public ad dress system will be set up about the old well, and will be used continuously throughout the course of the morning. Copies of the program for the day are to be distributed among the delegates upon their arrival. The program is a four page fold er including, besides the day's schedule, a picture of the old well, an aerial view of Chapel Hill, some interesting facts about the campus and the University, and the line-up for the game in the afternoon. x BIG WELCOME Besides those University stu dents who will greet the visitors, the Monogram Club will act as host at the Woollen gymnasium and the Bowman-Gray Memorial pool. Each dormitory will have two model rooms open to inspec tion. E. Carrington Smith, chair man of the town committee, an nounced yesterday that big wel come banners would be strung at both ends of the main busi ness block, and that each store would have individual signs of greeting. . In the afternoon, the boys and (Continued on last cage) Protests Degrading Pamphlets Distributed Before Derry's Address By JIM "McADEN In a letter yesterday to the Student Council, Chairman Voit Gilmore of the Carolina Polit ical union protested against the distribution Thursday night of "derogatory" pamphlets con cerning the CPU speaker of the evening, anti-Communist George H. Derry, and asked for some kind of protection for speakers in the future. Three-page pamphlets were handed out in Hill hall, after Derry had ascended the speak ing platform, by a small group of students who opposed the views of the speaker. As noth- (Continued on last page) At S BUSINESS PHONE 4IS6 .DilJil. 15 High School Bands Here Today Fifteen high school bands will be present at the game today as the guest of Earl Slocum, director of the Uni versity band. VPI, represent ed by seventy five pieces, the Women's College in Greens boro, and the Drum and Bugle Corps from Durham will also play. Before the game from one .to two, and between the halves, the bands will per form both separately and in unison. The schools who will be represented with bands are: Rocky Mount, Greens boro, Chapel Hill, Burlington, Durham, Edenton, Roanoke Rapids, Wendell, Wilmington, Asheboro, Winston-Salem and Fayetteville. LOCAL DOCTORS DENY MEREDITH'S EPIDEMIC CHARGES Girls School Calls Off All Dates With Carolina Boys "There is not a single active case of diphtheria in Chapel Hill at present," Dr. W. P. Richard son, county health officer, said today when informed that Mere dith college girls had been asked to call off dates with Carolina boys because of reports of diph theria here. Dr. W. R. Berryhill, Univer sity physician, added, "We have had only three serious cases of diphtheria in the student body since September 1, which is not above normal for the State as a whole, and there is not a single active case at present." 'TAINT SO JtJoth statements were con curred in Dr. M. R. Rosenau, di rector of the University School (Continued on last page) Action Beech Anti-Derrymen Say They Did It Alone The f oUowing is a. direct copy of a statement issued yesterday by the Anti-Derry student group: "Some confusion has arisen about the leaflet distributed at the speech given by Dr. Derry Thursday night. In order to clear this matter up, we want to explain that the undersigned students were entirely respon sible for the leaflet. The Caro lina Political union had abso lutely no connection with the publication or distribution of the leaflet, nor did any other official organization on the campus, and we apologize deeply if such an impression was received by any (Continued on page two) NUMBER 44 ji a&y In Open TAR HEELS ARE FAVORITES TO TAKE GOBBLERS New Face Appears , In Carolina's Starting Lineup By SHELLEY ROLFE Virginia Tech's football Gob blers strut into Kenan stadium at 2 o'clock this afternoon to battle the University in the out standing Southern conference battle of the day. The Tar Heels, seeking some sort of retribution following the defeat by Duke last week in the deciding game of the '38 Southern conference flag chase, are odds on favorites to whip the Techs by two or three touchdowns. The game will be the seventh of the season for Carolina, and the Wolfmen go into it with a record of four wins and two de feats. Duke and Tulane adminis tered the black-eyes while the wins came over NYU, State, be fore the Wolfpack had disinte grated into a dissension-racked outfit, Wake Forest, and David son. TECH HAS 3 FOR 7 Virginia Tech on the upbeat since the start of the season has won three out of seven contests. The biggest Gobbler achievement was' crowning State 7-0 last week in one of the South's ma jor upsets. The men of Puss Redd also boast wins over Wil liam and Maryand Emory and Henry. Army, Duke, Washington and Lee, and Virginia have beat en the Gobblers. Coach Ray Wolf of the Caro lina forces had nothing to say about the game yesterday. "The schedule calls for a game at 2 o'clock with Virginia Tech, we'll have a team on the field," was as far as he would commit himself. CAROLINA LINEUP But the Tar Heel bossman did announce a wholesale shift of (Continued on Page Three) Freshmen Of Pharmacy School Elect Officers Thursday's Election Proves Another Landslide For Mortar And Pestle Party Pharmacy school . first year class-officers were elected Thurs day morning at 10 :30 m Howell hall with another landslide vic tory for the Mortar and Pestle party. Officers elected were, presi dent, David F. McGowan of Swan Quarter; vice-president, John W. McAdams of Burling ton; secretary, S. T. Sain of near Shelby; treasurer, L. E. Mc Knight of Fayetteville and honor council representative, J. C. Fox of Asheboro. Conducting the elections were Jimmy Fox, president of the pharmacy student body, and Grey Kornegay, student council representative. The first year officers are all (Continued on last page)

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