The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 07, 1939, Page 1, Image 1
" ' - i ...-I- ..p. - i- I r I T)iTEATHER: I Clear end t'.ijktJj j j V y cooler f ' j ' - 7 DITORIALS: tioaru Light , v 525 77 ONLY COLLEGE DA ILY IN THE SOUTHEAST- VOLUME XLVm EDITORIAL PHONE 4351 CHAPEL HILL, N. C., SATURDAY, OCTOBER 7, 1939 NUMBER 20 y At Norfolk Til) J r 9 I 1 fill Total CM RUSHING SEASON ENDS; PLEDGE LIST RELEASED Kappa Alpha Leads With 20 Men; SAE, DKE Have 18 Each Fraternity men and freshmen ended a two-week grind yesterday when the new men made their choices of Greek houses, signed a slip at Memorial hall, and went out to shake hand3 with their brothers-to-be as the fall rushing sea son came to a close. , A total of 229 pledges to 21 cam pus fraternities was announced last night by Studie Fickleri, president of the Interfraternity council. Leading the field in number of pledges was Kappa Alpha, with 20 men, followed closely by SAE and DKE with 18 each, Phi Delta Theta with 17rand Chi Psi with 16. S Arriving at Memorial hall Jong be fore the scheduled opening time of 2 o'clock, the freshmen, mixed with a few xrpperclassmen" and. transfers who did not pledge until this year, formed in two queues before the registration desks. As they approached the desks they were each given a blank to be filled out, on which they indicated their top fraternity choice. The clerk then indicated the house to which the man had a bid, and he was required to go immediately to that house without further communication with anyone. All during the four-hour pledge pe riod, from 2 to 6 o'clock, an almost steady stream of men poured into and out of Memorial halL , Six o'clock last night marked th end of the period of silence, in effect since Wednesday night, and many of. the fraternities entertained their pledges at suppers or other informal gatherings. The tension which had been evident during the earlier part (Continued on page 4, column J) Infirmary List Makes Headlines In World Crisis Below is a news story that might be found in almost any newspaper to day, except for .the fact that most of the key words are names of students ho are now in the infirmary. Just for the fun of it, you might read the story and underline the word3 or com bisation of words that look like names to you and then turn to the infirmary list on the fourth page to see how ffiany you recognized. Silver and steel today took a- sharp upturn on the market as Holland again reiterated her neutrality in the cur rent European war. Hearing of the action, Chamberlin toasted the neutral from a gold stein 3 the winds from English vale and lea bought the sharp sounds of battle to within a short distance of London. Carpenters and millers of the fourth ard in Cleveland, Ohiofc following Hitler's speech yesterday formed a neutrality block. Walter Cole, leader of the movement, declared: "Hitler reminds me strongly of a fox. He is Playing his hand with an ace in the hIe. Or, perhaps, he might be com pared to a wolf in swan's clothing, if flat is not stretching the figure too kr. However, we expect the whole tking to be at an end by; Easter." "Anyone Seen A Chess Player?" AsksMagill "It seems that the campus has no confidence in its chess playing ability," said Director of Graham Memorial Bb Hagiil yesterday. "Here I issue th challenge of Harold Feldstein to P 15 men at once, and the response Ive had has been deplorable. Do you Want to admit that the winner of only a summer school tournament can beat 15 best chess players at Carolina s:nultaneously? "Where are the chess ' players ? If yu know anyone who does play, has Played, or wants to play, tell him to Register at once to play Feldstein Jaesday evening in the Lounge. Two dllars to anyone who can beat him!!" 9 M- em Applications For. Aviation Course Must Be In Today Students enrolling in the Civil Aero nautics course are asked to secure ap plication blanks from 205 South and turn them in there before' 4 o'clock Monday afternoon. The signed releases and letters of consent from parents are desired as soon as possible and must be delivered within a reasonable time. Students not having the written consent of their parents will not be prevented from beginning the course, however, but these releases must be turned in as soon as they are received. Enroll ment in the course ij on a provisional basis until students have taken the physical examination in Raleigh and secured approval of the Civil Aero nautics authority. GROUND COURSE The ground course in aviation will begin Tuesday afternoon at 3 o'clock in Bingham auditorium and all ground courses will be "taught here," but all courses in actual flight training will be taught at the flying fields in Ra leigh. ' . ;, . Dean Van Leer and Professor Park inson of State college will- be here Tuesday - and offer instruction to those students who have enrolled. Qualifications for enrollment include a physical examination at the Univer sity infirmary and another physical examination from Dr. Powell G. Fox at the Masonic building in Raleigh. Written consent from the parents of all enrolling students is required and payment of a fee of $40 is also neces sary." It is possible that there may be a laboratory fee of two or three dol lars' to' cover the""cost6f'lnsT;rUct'6f s transportation between here and Ra leigh. Students who successfully complete the course will receive a private -license, but no students Will be under obligation to the government in any way. They will not be -listed in the Reserves, Army or Navy unless they wish to continue "their instruction and go into one of these units. Aviation training has been available to students at State college for some time but this is the first opportunity that University students have had to receive this instruction. DRAMA TEACHERS, DIRECTORS OPEN ANNUAL MEETING Group Will Gather At 10:30 Today In Playmaker Theater Tparhers of drama and theater di- rwtftM from all Darts of the state are A w M. gathering at 10:30 this morning in the Playmakers theater for the annual tail meeting of the Carolina Dramatic as sociation. tw Frederick H. Koch, founder and director of the Playmakers, will open the meeting with a talk on plans for the Southern Drama a esuvai, . wmcn will be held April 1-6 to celebrate the twenty-first anniversary of tne nay makers. FEATURE A special feature of the program will be a talk at 11 o'clock by Zora Neale Hurston, noted Negro author and director of dramatics at the mi, rnrolina College for Negroes, in Durham. Miss Hurston will be as sisted in her address, "Making a Ne gro Folk Theater," by a group oi children,, who will give a demonstra tion. The appearance of Miss Hurston v niTrutf association urogram on viae is noteworthy. She. is not only a tal ented writer of Negro stories and an authority on Negro foliciore, dui sue ritallv concerned with fostering native drama among her own people. Samuel Selden, associate director of the Playmakers, will speak at 12 , rpi. o'clock on "The Uontemporary ia ; rnmne." Mr. Selden recently fn the University after a year's study on a Guggenheim fellow- ship. He spent six mourns w ui (Continued on page z, cownn vy Pledge GamBuss IKrterimities Fanfare Please, For Mr. i K Above is George Radman, Carolina's ace-in-the-backfield, who is expected to see action and plenty of it -this afternoon when ""the .Tar Heels meet VPI ia Norfolk ' Radman will probably alternate with Lalanne at quarterback to save Stirnweiss's injured leg as much as Daily Tar Heel Distributes 'Background For War' Today Supplement Made Possible Through Courtesy Of Time Magazine Editors Commended by more than one quar ter of America's leading universities, a "Background for War" is being pre sented to the readers of the Daily Tar Heel through the courtesy of the edi tors of Time magazine. Here, told in Time's own style, read ers will find: a review of the diplo matic history of Europe from Versail les to Locarno, from Locarno to Mu nich; an account of the 'successive economic crises in Germany which cul minated in the Nazi revolution ; a com parison cf the military power of the warring nations; a forecast of the strategy of the war, to explain a two page military map of Europe; a study of the Commander-in-Chief of the Al lied armies; an explanation of the war in China and its significance in the world crisis; and a study of what war means to nations of the sidelines the neutrals, like America. . RECOMMENDED Several university presidents have recommended the "Background for War" for studying the present Euro pean situation. (Continued on page 2, column 5) Law Library Gets Braille Volumes Twenty fundamental legal texts printed in Braille have been placed in the University law library for the benefit of the blind students by the Library of Congress. The library is now one of 10 libraries in the United States one in each of the ten Federal Judicial Cir cuit to receive these volumes, and is the depository for blind students in the Fourth Circuit. There will be approximately 250 volumes when the project is com pleted. As many as 22 volumes in Braille are sometimes . required to cover one medium-sized book in type and the volumes require a shelf 12 inches high. The full set at the University will occupy about 57 feet of shelf space. Radman . . . I .X-.-:.- : . y. : 4 m ' " v! -if v v - rH -.'.wJ -1 possible. SESSION'S FIRST ALUMNI REVIEW IS PUBLISHED Editors Inaugurate New Cover Policy; Wilson Is Featured Containing all its old features and introducing a number of new ones, the first issue of the Alumni Review for the 1939-40 year was placed in the mail, yesterday. Alumni Secretary J. M. Saunders is editor and Walter Spearman is managing editor of the Review, which goes to every member of the Alumni association. On the cover, the editors inaugurate a second series of pictures of promi nent individuals connected with the University. This year's series will be devoted to the various deans, and Dr. Thomas J. Wilson, Jr., dean of admis sions and registrar, was the first dean chosen for the series. A new column, entitled " 'Way Back When," is begun, being items taken from various University publications in the past. One item was taken from the Tar Heel of October 11, 1919, an account of the College Night program opening the 1919-20 session. It read: "Officially ushering in the yjear of 1919-20, College Night last Thursday in Gerrard Hall was declared the most successful ever. Much pep was inducted into the crowd through the efforts of that energetic rubber ball, 'Lerubby' Rives. The entrance of the female por tion of the student body was the sig nal for another outburst of enthusiasm from the gallant lads. "Albert Coates, acting as presiding officer, and thereby enjoying his task, caused more than one modest blush on the face of each speaker and'xnot a little merriment in the audience by his mental gymnastics, at which he proved himself quite an athlete. 'Shorty Spruill spoke on 'Studies.' After all, said 'Shorty,' that's the main thing we came to college for. "Billy Carmichael, apologizing as a (Continued on page U, column 3) st- Vffe Conrow Drawings To Be Featured In Art Exhibit An exhibition of portraits by Wil ford S. Conrow of New York city and a collection of architectural drawings for the Wheaton College Art Center will open tomorrow in the Person Hall Art gallery. Professor Russell T. Smith, head of the art department, will give a gallery talk on the exhibition at 4 o'clock to morrow afternoon. Mr. Conrow will be present for the opening of the show and will remain in Chapel Hill for several days. He is regarded as one of the outstanding portrait painters of today, being noted for his paintings of famous men and women. The keynote of his composi tions is realism. He is said to be in terested in portraying character with a relentless determination to put down an exact representation of the sitter. GALLERY HOURS This exhibit will be on view through October 24. Gallery hours are from 10 to 1 o'clock and 2 to - 5 o'clock on weekdays and 2 to 5 o'clock on Sun days. The New York Times says of his work: "In the presence of a theory- ridden modern art. . there is solid satisfaction in finding work that rests, as Mr. Conrow's does, upon a basis of scientific theory growing into a form that pulses with life." Among the portraits to be shown at Person hall are those of the most Rev erend James De Wolf Perry, former presiding 'bishop of the Protestant Episcopal church of America, Profes sor Nelson Glenn McCrea of Colum bia university, and Dr. Gustavus A. Eisen, noted archaeologist. "This ex hibit will be shown through October 31. : . . ARCHITECTURAL EXHIBIT The architectural exhibit includes drawings submitted in a nation-wide conjtest to select architects for the $500,000 Wheaton College Art Center, Of 253 designs submitted in the com petition, 15 were selected as prize winners. These make up the current exhibition. First prize was awarded to Caleb Hornbostel and Richard M. Bennett, young New York architects. Second prize went to Walter Gropius and Marcel Breuer, professors of ar chitecture at Harvard university. Others who submitted prize winning plans were William Lescaze, Lyndon and Smith, and Richard J. Neutra. Professor Smith says of the de signs: "I hope that all architects in the state and all persons interested in new construction of fine art build ings will avail themselves of the op portunity of seeing this excellent ex hibition of international importance." SOPHOMORE DANCE SET FOR NOV. 4 Date Coincides With Homecoming November 4, day of the State Col lege game, Greater University Day, and Homecoming was named as .the date of the annual sophomore dance, by the class dance committee, headed by Lloyd Hollingsworth, at a recent meeting. Three dances are planned for the week-end, Friday night (Nov. 4), Sat urday night, when the affair will be given in collaboration with the Order (Continued on page U, column 5) Pan-Hellenic Calls Attention To Rules - All girls who receive an invita tion to the Indication party Sunday night will please drop their accept ance in a box which will be provided by the sorority of their preference. The boxes are located in Miss Lee's office in Spencer hall and all ac ceptances must be in by 6 o'clock tonight. Jo, Martin, president of Pan-Hellenic council, asks that each coed indicate , on her . acceptance which invitation she prefers so that; no mistake will be made. TAR HEELS GIVEN HEAVY ADVANTAGE OVER GOBBLERS Stirny Benched; Lalanne, Radman Will Alternate By SHELLEY ROLFE NORFOLK, Oct. 6 The University of North Carolina football team, from all signs and indications moving on its way to its greatest season in his tory, battles Virginia Tech at Nor folk's Foreman field at 2 o'clock to morrow afternoon. - Getting off to a slightly less than terrific start in its opening two games against The Citadel and Wake Forest, the Tar Heels are expected to clean up the Gobblers without expending any more effort than working up a sweat, and to move into their first major game of the season next week end against NYU without having se riously been tested by any of the first three foes. VIRGINIA RECORD Virginia .Tech lost to Marshall after beating Randolph-Macon in its open ing game. There is high hope in Blacksburg of dumping Carolina, but as was shown in the Wake Forest game when the Deacons arrived with high hopes and a ragged team, it will take more than wishful thinking to send Ray Wolf 's "chillun" back to Chapel Hill convinced they have been hit by a couple of squadrons of bombers. Even' without George Von Stirn weiss, who still limps around these days as a memento of banging up against Red Mayberry and Johnny Polanski in the Wake Forest game, Carolina should not have too much ' trouble keeping its present ranking as number one surprise team , of' the state, -conference and nation in gen- ' eral. Stirnweiss has taken light work (Continued on page 3, column 6) UNC ENROLLMENT SHATTERS LAST YEAR'S RECORD Fall Term Total Exceeds Former Figures By 332 . Registration this fall set a new high oyer previous enrollment, figures re leased by the Central Records office yesterday prove. The report stated that this quarter a total of 3,844 students are enrolled in the Univer sity. Last year a record of 3,512 was set. Increased facilities, however, have made possible the accomodation of the additional. 332 students now here. BY SCHOOLS Enrollment in the various . schools is as follows: General college, 1,678; college xi arts and sciences, 900 ; school of commerce, 389; law school, 119; graduate school 467; school of medicine, 82 ; school of library science, 34; pharmacy school, 140; division of public health, 35 ; and division of pub lic welfare, 73. Of the total registration? 2,495 are residents of North Carolina. The re maining 1,350 represent almost every state in the Union and several for eign countries. Students are registered from all but six states and ; 14 are from other countries. Phillips Speaks At Statesyille Urging local participation in the program of .the North Carolina School Board association, Professor Guy B. Phillips of the University Education department and secretary of the as sociation, said in an address in States- ville Thursday night that; education is "in direct competition with other agencies of service and its directors must be on the alert to insure a fair share of public support." Professor Phillips spoke before a county-wide meeting of school board members and school committeemen in the American Legion hut. He was introduced by T. Ward Guy, County Superintendent of Schools, who presided.