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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, October 08, 1939, Page 1, Image 1

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(tii iitif I TYTIYYPTAT Q. j TEATHER:.. I III Clffuiv viih ryes tii 1$ r Controversy 2opnomore$ -77 OiVLF COLLEGE DA ILY IN THE SOUTHEAST- VOLUME XLVin ESITOJtlAI. PH02TE sn CHAPEL HILL, N. C SUNDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1939 PEONS 455 NUUBER21 L&i&iiiini n 6 w Organist f - Dr. Harry E. Cooper, head of the de partment of music at Meredith col lege, who will this afternoon present an organ concert in Hill hall, beginning at 4:30. DR. EE. COOPER TO GIVE ORGAN CONCERT TODAY Recital Begins At 4:30 In Hill Hall; Program Announced In a program of works written by compesers of many countries, Dr. Har ry E. Cooper, head of the department of music at Meredith College in Ra leigh, will present an organ concert this afternoon at 4:30 in Hill hall. Among the compositions to be played this afternoon are: a choral, "Jesu, Jv Majrs Desiring" by Johonn Se- b; . Fugue inG Major, also "by Bach; "FantaisieirT A Major" By Caesar Franck; "Pastorale (Sonata I)" by Alexandre Guilmant; "Scherzo (Symphony II)" by Louis Vierne; Toccato on "From Heaven High" by Garth Edmundson; "Concert Study" fcy Pietro Yon; "Up the Saguenay (St. Lawrence Sketches)" by Alexander Russell; "Sicilienne" by Guy Weitz; and "Stella Maris? also by Weitz. According to a comment received yesterday from the sponsors of the concert, Graham Memorial, rep resented on this afternoon's pro gram will be Boch's high devotion and gayety; Frank's chromatic nature; Guilmant's simple and antiphonal treatment; Edmund's pomp and ma jesty; Yon's dazzling nature; Rus sell's rich harmony; and Weitz smooth mildness. Besides his capacity asjprofessor of music at Meredith, Dr. Cooper has ap peared as a concert soloist on many occassions. Just this fall, he returned from a tour of the mid-western states. On Sundays, he is the choirmaster of famed Christ church in Raleigh. 'Prof' Koch Announces Plans For Southern Drama. Festival Celebration Of Playmakers' 21st Birthday To Be Held At Chapel Hill, April 1-6 By WALTER SPEARMAN Plans for a Southern Drama Fes tival at the University of North Caro lina, in which drama groups from 15 Southern states will be invited to pre sent original plays, were announced yesterday by Dr. Frederick H. Koch at the annual meeting of the board of directors of the Carolina Dramatic as sociation. The Festival will be held at Chapel Hill next April 1-6 in celebration of the Carolina Playmakers 21st birth day. It will be entitled "Drama in the South." COMING OF AGE This "coming of age" party will in clude the production of original plays from all over the South, addresses by noted theater personalities of the country, the premiere of a new Paul Green play, homecoming festivities for over 2,000 Playmaker alumni, and the revival of Elizabeth Lay's (Mrs. paul Green) play "When Witches Ride" with the original cast which DINNERS CLIMAX SORORITYRUSH SEASON TONIGHT Formal Pledging Will Take Place Tuesday Morning Three dinner parties to be given this evening by the Chi Omega, Alpha Delta Pi, and .Pi Beta "Phi sororities will climax ' coed rush week, which started last Monday. The parties wfll serve as a means for identifying the preference of each rushee. Girls who have been issued bids by one or more sororities -will be noti fied tomorrow night by Mrs. M. H Stacy, dean of women and will report to her Tuesday morning, where they will list the sororities in order of preference and submit the list to' the dean. PROCEDURE Mrs. Stacy will then see if the first sorority listed by a girl has issued that girl a 'bid. If so, the girl will receive that bid and no other. If the girl does not have a bid to her first choice but has a bid to her second choice, she is given that one. If she has no bid to either her first or second choice she will be given one from her third choice. No girls will actually receive more than one bid. If a coed wishes to accept her bid, she must visit the house of that sor ority between 5 and 6 o'clock Tuesday afternoon. IRC Will Hold Peace Discussion, Banquet Tonight The International Relations Club has arranged a: Dutch ; supper to 'be held tonight at 6 o'clock in the' banquet room of Graham Memorial. The din ner will precede an open-forum discus sion of the current efforts in the Unit ed States to keep out of war. Miss Margaret Jones and Mrs. Ham mell, representatives of the national office of the Woman's International League for Peace and Freedom in Washington, will attend the affair to lead the discussion. CHAIRMAN Miss Jones was chairman of the League's refugee cornmittee in 1939. This year she received the Clement Biddle scholarship to study in Europe, and has just recently returned from a stay in Geneva and Vienna. - Mrs. Hammell also studied exten sively in Europe. All IRC members and other stu dents interested in the current situa tion are invited to attend the ban quet. Registrations must be placed be fore noon today with Mrs. C. G. Adams. The price is 50 cents. opened the first Playmaker bill 21 years ago. Full plans for the regional festival are now being worked out by a com mittee including Dr. Archibald Hend erson, drama critic and G. B. Shaw biographer, as chairman; Dr. Freder ick H. Koch, founder and director of the Carolina Playmakers and "dean" of American folk drama; Paul Green, Pulitzer - prize - winning playwright ; Dr! George Coffman, head of the Uni versity English department;' Russell Grumman, director of the Extension division; and J. Maryon Saunders, alumni secretary. PAST HISTORY , In the past 21 years the Carolina Playmakers have grown from a hand ful of college actors working on an improvised stage in the village high school auditorium to what is probably the most famous group of writers, producers and actors of folk plays in America. Over 2,000 former Carolina students are now Playmaker alumni Play wright Paul 'Green and Mrs. Green, Town Hall Director George Denny, Leland Stanford University Dramatics (Continued on page column S) Here He Is Again . . t As per last week's promise, and as his win over VPI at Norfolk, the Daily Tar What's more, if the team does it again at you. Drama Group Concludes Meet; Zora Neale Hurston Featured Noted Negro Author Outlines Plans For Native Drama Members of the Carolina Dramatic association concluded their annual fall meeting here yesterday afternoon, winding up an all-day program which featured a talk by Zora Neale Hurs ton on "Making a Negro Folk Thea ter." The Negro author, who was intro duced by Dr. Frederick, H. Koch, founder and director of the Carolina Playmakers, spoke at the morning ses sion in the Playmakers theater. The author and f olk-lorist outlined general plans for encouraging native drama at the North Carolina College for Ne groes, in Durham. As director of dramatics at the Negro school she ex pects to initiate among her race in this state a movement similar to that of the Playmakers. PAGANS "Our drama must be like us or it doesn't exist. Miss Hurston said m stating her brief for a native Negro drama. "We are a pagan people . . .," she declared. "We stand before your Christian altars and continue to beat our pagan drums." She added that the Negroes are a dramatic people and that there is, "rhythm and plenty of action in all of their play." Miss Hurston said that at the Dur ham college she told her students, "We are going to try to make plays out of (Continued, on page 2, column U) Di Will Consider Five Applicants For Membership Five applications for membership to the Dialectic senate were approved at a meeting of the executive commit tee, Charles Putzel, president of the senate announced yesterday. Final vote on the applicants Ed ward Hobbs, Stephen Reiss, Robert Andrews, Arthur Foster, and Randall MacLeod will be held at the regular Tuesday meeting, and those approved will be taken into the organization im mediately. Although the bill for discussion at the meeting has not yet been definitely decided,' pending a meeting of the ways-and-means committee, the prob able resolution will be: "Resolved, that the Di senate go on record as approv ing of a third term for Franklin Roosevelt.". r SX - ' t boys came through again with a 13-6 Heel staff presents Coach Ray Wolf. next week, Wolf will be still looking - THIRD PLAYMAKER MOVIE SCHEDULED . French-Made Comedy On Screen Today "Carnival' in Flanders," a notable French-made comedy, will be screened in the Playmakers theater this after noon at 2:30 as the third in a series of free showings for the fall quarter. The. movie, which won an interna tional photoplay prize a few year? lii concerns the unusual f nt. victory the women of a renewed b:; gain over a Spanish invasion while their men are in hiding. Reviewing" the picture when it was released in this country, the New York Herald-Tribune commented, "Finest comedy most notable photo play." English titles enable anyone to understand the story. Pan-American Club To Begii Activity Program This Week Organized under the leadership of Bernie Flatow, sophomore transfer, and several faculty sponsors, the tem porarily named Pan-American club will this week begin a program of activity designed to increase the knowl edge of Latin America among inter ested students. 'At the initial meeting of the grop Thursday night, an "executive" com mittee was formed which will meet tomorrow night to draw up formal plans of organization.,, Among those topics to be discussed at the meeting are the requirements for membership in the club, the selection of a definite name for the organization, and the possibility of securing a number of qualified speakers for the group. Chief requirement for membership, Flatow said, will probably be a knowledge of some phase of Pan-American or some Latin American country. The committee consists of Dr. Fran cis Hayes, faculty adviser; Herbert Shapiro, B. H. Dearmas, J. O. Austin, and Mary Beard. . . Although membership in the club will be limited, meetings will be open to anyone interested in the organization. Gobblers Put Up Stiff Fight, Score In Last Few Seconds WEEK DESIGNATED FOR "AMERICAN REDISCOVERY" To Celebrate, Reafirm Principles Of Democracy In a special proclamation issued by the American Committee for Democ racy and Intellectual Freedom this week has been designated as "Ameri can Rediscovery Week." The plan has received the endorsement of many out standing public officials, churchmen, and educators and is sponsored by a number of prominent national organi zations. The purpose of the proclamation is to make this week "the occasion for celebrating and reaffirming the 'prin ciples of American democracy, in a solemn resolve to secure for all the inhabitants of these United States the necessary conditions for life itself: liberty and equal rights for all, re gardless of color, creed, political con viction, or national origin." COMMITTEE ORGANIZATION The American Committee for De mocracy and Intellectual Freedom is formed of a group of scientists and educators pledged to protect and ex tend intellectual liberty, to strengthen American democracy, to combat prop aganda for racial and religious dis crimination or intolerance, and to strengthen the forces of democracy in the American schools. As an out growth of these aims comes this proc lamation as an attempt to combat the "powerful foes of equality and liberty" which are ' now challenging "our tra ditional rights." - -PROGRAM : The program for the week includes as the feature activity a nationwide series of meetings on Columbus Day, with the foremost assemblage in the Court of Peace at the New York World's Fair. Another meeting, to be held in the Hall of Science and Edu cation at the fair, will be devoted to a panel discussion on "How the Scien tists Can Help Combat Racism." The panel will be led by Secretary of Agri culture Henry A. Wallace and Pro fessor Franz Boaz, national chairman of the committee. As a second part of the plan, ex hibits of books and charts analyzing the truths about race prejudices have been prepared. ' One is to be shown at the World's Fair and others in hun dreds of college .and. general book stores, libraries, arid classrooms throughout the country as segments of the campaign to "lay bare the sources of prejudice which threaten Ameri can democratic institutions." 100 Southern Leaders Endorse Proposed Neutrality Revision Dr. Frazer, University Pro fessor, Releases Statement Approving Roosevelt Plan President Roosevelt's proposal for revision , of existing neutrality laws and repeal' of the arms embargo was endorsed yesterday dn a statement signed by , more than 100 Southern leaders in religion, journalism, busi ness,, professional groups, the labor movement, civic organizations, and education. - Giving general approval to the neu trality and peace legislation program outlined by President Roosevelt and Secretary of State Cordell Hull,-the statement was made public by ,- Dr. Keener C. Frazer, professor of inter national law and relations, in the Uni versity tf North Carolina. Dr. Frazer was one of the leaders in mobilizing the expression of support. Copies were sent to 'Southern Senators and Con gressmen. VARIETY OF INTERESTS Representing a wide variety of in terests, the signatories to the state ment are scattered throughout the ten southeastern states of Alabama, Flor ida, Georga, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. Wolf Uses Two Complete Teams; Stirny Stays Out By SHELLEY ROLFE FOREMAN FIELD, Norfolk, Oct 7 Sparked by Sweet Jim Lalanne, playing the outstanding game of his tempestuous two-year college football career, the University of North Caro lina hampered by mid-summer heat and stiff er than anticipated resistance, defeated Virginia Tech, 13-6, this afternoon for its third straight victory of the 1939 season before 15,000 gal leryites. Carrying over both of the Tar Heel touchdowns and spearhead of the drives that led up to them, Lalanne, although one of his punts was blocked amply made up for the absence of George Stirnweiss, who sat on the bench, still favoring the charley horse he suffered in last week's Wake For est game. Stirny warmed tip part of the game, but through most of the afternoon he sat on the bench biting his finger nails and lending aid on the Carolina cause only with his line of chatter; waiting for any emergency calls to action. CALL DOESN'T COME The call never came. Carolina, after a scoreless first quarter, swept across with a second quarter touchdown, added another in the third and then proceeded to play defensive ball in the last period. The only Gobbler touch down came in the closing seconds of play when a pass over the goal line ap- . parently batted , down by a Tar Heel backfield man, fell into fourth-string back Garrett Taylor's hands for a Virginia Tech scpre. Carolina movecj slowly most of the game. It may have been the Tar Heels were suffering natural let-downs from , their record-breaking scoring against Wake ; Forest; iih5cF. The" Citadel, or it may have been the fact that the Wolf men were holding back for the start of major league competition next Sat urday against NYU. But whatever it was, at no time did Carolina move as smoothly or with as much precision as it did in the opening two battles of the year. . Realizing, perhaps, that the Tar Heels were not right, Coach Wolf used two complete teams, substituting freely. Lalanne and Harry Dunkle, who kicked better than ever, were the backfield standouts. Paul Severin, moulding his play more and more into the Andy Bershak pattern of spending ' afternoons in the enemy backfield was a line standout along with Bob Smith, Jim Woodson, Jim Mallory and Bill Faircloth. After a dulPfirst quarter in which both teams seemed to be holding back to see what the other would spring, Carolina struck early in the second ' quarter with the second-string back- (Continued on page 3, column 6) Signing were 12 bishops of the Meth odist Church and the Protectant Epis copal Church; 16 daily newspaper edi tors and publishers; 30 college presi dents; 12 business leaders; nine law yers and jurists; six state superin tendents of public instruction; four labor leaders ; and others. NORTH CAROLINA Representing North Carolina were i. Bishop Thomas C. Darst, Diocese of Eastern Carolina, Wilmington ; Bishop Paul Kern, formerly of Durham and ' now of Nashville, Tenn.; Rev. John W. Inzer, of the Asheville First Baptist Church; Rev. John Glenn, of the Eden- ton Street Methodist Church, Raleigh; Dr. Clarence Poe, editor of The Pro gressive Farmer; L. S. Laprade, edi tor of the Durham Herald; Col Sant ford Martin, editor of the Winston Salem Journal, Charles ; A. Webb, President, Asheville Citizen and Times; A. W. McAllister, Chairman of the Board of the Pilot Life Insurance Company, Greensboro ; John Sprunt Hill, .Durham; Kemp D. Battle, Rocky Mount. Mrs. Karl Bishopric, North Caro lina Federation of Women's Clubs; Mrs. R. H. Latham, General Federa tion of Women's Clubs; Mrs. C. T. (Continued on page U, column 6)

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