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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, April 04, 1940, Page 1, Image 1

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UP Nominates Cheerleader, PeHieajtloinis Sato i? lied EDITORIALS: Dance Rule Council Veti j IJu JliATriiliK: y Cloudy and vramier -77 ONLY. COLLEGE DAILY IN THE SOUTH EAST- Z 52 VOLUME XLVIH BujIiiom: 9887j Grcolatloa: 9886 CHAPEL HILL, N. O, THURSDAY, APRIL 4, 1940 toriaI: 4356 Km: 4351 1 NIfke: 6906 NUMBER 137 A- Jiii Jiiiii 9 M Me Benton Chosen To Run For Junior Class LEARY, SMITH, SUNTHEIMER, SHERMAN CHOSEN Carolina Party Lists Candidates For Junior Class By DICK YOUNG "Red" Benton, star pitcher on the current Carolina baseball squad, hail ing from Wilson, has been selected by the Carolina Party to run for president of the rising junior class, it was an nounced yesterday. Other students placed on the junior slate were Stan Leary for vice-president; Julian Smith for treasurer; Sam Sherman for secretary; and Carl Suntheimer for representative to stu dent council. Benton was active in student gov ernment affairs during his high school years in Wilson and played both var sity baseball and football. He is best known on the Carolina campus as one of Coach Bunn Hearn's steadiest hurlers. LEARY'S RECORD Leary, who lives in Ahoskie, served this past year on the sophomore class executive committee. In high school he wa3 a letterman in football, base ball, and basketball, besides taking an active part in student government. " Smith graduated from Farmville high school where lie .served for two years as a member of the student comi cil, as president of his freshman class. and chairman of the executive -com mittee of the senior class. At Caro lina he has played varsity basketball ACCOMPLISHMENTS Sherman, who lives in Bessemer Citv. Dlaved freshman baseball last year and is now on the varsity squad and last year was a member of the Freshman Friendship counciL Suntheimer. who eraduated from Hatborough, Pa., high school, was president of the school's student body, president of his class for three years, captained the football and track teams, and edited the school paper. While in prep school at Seibel Insti tute of Technology in Chicago, he was elected president of the student body and played football and track. News Briefs -TV ( By United Press LONDON, April 3 First Lord of Admiralty Winston Churchill becomes "stronz man" of nation's war effort in extensive cabinet shake-up affect 11 ministers; two German planes and one British plane downed in se ries of air battles off British coast as zU raid. BERLIN Field Marshal Herman &rin? promises Germany will strike the blow that will win the war " the west. PARIS Premier Reynaud in spe cial broadcast to the United States fays if "wishes were effective forces " this world there are so many Amen ds wishing the Allies to be vic torious that we would win the war to morrow morning." ROME Unconfirmed reports say Btish warships operating in Adriatic aiuPPmg merchant ships variously re tted to be German, Yugoslavian and Greek. JVASHlN"GTON President Roose et and Thomas E. Dewey swapped riTaI candidates for convention dele- Y Us in Tuesday's Wisconsin and New 0r Primary, but Roosevelt places m that Wisconsin Democratic pro- , Vote against a third term had ASIHN GTON The gates dam- minion cotton surpms "lon'K Pened UP t Por next hen Secretary of Agriculture Continued on page 2, column S) Horace "Red" Benton for president HOWARD PRESENTS FIVE PROVISIONS OF SENIOR PLANK UP Candidate Will Stimulate Class Interest By LOUIS HARRIS Jimmy Howard, star athlete and Monogram club officer, who is run ning for rising senior class presiden cy on the University Party ticket, yes terday released a five-point platform designed to "stimulate Senior class consciousness" throughout the entire year. His platform follows : "1. In an effort to stimulate "Senior Class Consciousness" during the whole year rather than during only the last two weeks of school, "Saddle Shoe Stomps" should be held by the class during the fall and win ter quarters. These highly informal dances would go far toward making the class better acquainted with each other,' and would accomplish that end at times when no other senior class activities usually occur. This pro gram should be climaxed in the spring with a Grand Saddle Shoe Stomper- mo. HONOR SYSTEM "2. The principles underlying the Honor System and the Campus Code are part of the heritage to every Se nior class, and it is the duty of our Continued on page 2, column 5) Students Favor Continuing Parts Of New Civil Conservation Corps, Social Security, Are Among Those Mentioned Whether the Democrats or the Re publicans win the elections in No vember, almost all college students be lieve that there are parts of the New Deal that should be continued. The Civil Conservation corps, the National Youth administration, the wrtrVa Prno-rpss administration, ana social security are the most popular nMpq amoner colleirians, it is point ed out by the latest sampling con- ducted by the Student Upinion sur veys of Ameria. IMPORTANT OPINION College students of today will to a great extent fill the positions of im nnrtance and influence when they be come established in the nation. Most of America's molders of public opin ion will be colleg trained men and women. The surveys, mwi, "jr pointing to new trends m U. ai fairs that may come to full develop ment in a decade or two. A chance for youth, jobs for tne un (Continued on page 2, column 5) 1 HUTTON, MORRIS, SEEMM, GENNETT SELECTED TO RUN Chosen Men Draw UP Slate Nearer To Completion By LOUIS HARRIS The University Party yesterday nominated Elbert (Tiny) Hutton, ris ing senior from Chapel Hill, for head cheerleader, and " also named a com plete Publications union slate consist ing of Richard "Scoop" Morris for se nior representative, Andy Gennett for member-at-large, and Bill Seeman for j junior representative. With yesterday's nominations, the UP drew its'entire slate nearer to completion with only the student legis lature posts and the vice-presidency of the student body still forthcoming. Highlights in the party's nominations to date have been naming. Bill Dees for president of the student body, Jimmy Howard for president of the senior class, Pinky Elliot for presi dent of the junior slate, and Johnny Hearn for president of the sopho mores. BUTTON'S RECORD Hutton has been active in campus affairs during his three years at the University. As a member of the Daily Tar Heel, during his first two years, he. edited the radio columh."This"year i he has been active in the University club, and was recently elected critic of the Di Senate. He also edited the (Continued on page 2, column 6) Jack Fairley Calls Special Legislature Meeting Tonight Reconsideration Of Election Bill To Be Dealt With A special meeting of the student legislature was called for 7:30 tonight by Jack Fairley, speaker of the or ganization, yesterday afternoon. The meeting will deal with the bill con cerning general campus election reg ulations vetoed Tuesday by the stu dent council. The student' council's veto, as ex pressed by Jimmy Davis, president of the student body, was made only because of section VI of the. bill. This section provided for council su pervision of a vote to ratify a consti (Continued on page 2, column U) Deal Policies UP Candidates For Publications Union Board S " S N - -S Richard Morris 1 -'---1 V 5 -w.- , 1 V - , 'I . I 1 I si , 1 Receive Double Nomination By Yearbook Staff i! .... .-I I- i s ' . i J. if J.V A 'SB" I t I i 1 Byrd Merrill Carrboro Youth Drowned Tuesday In Ice Plant Pool Funeral services for Clyde "Sonny- boy" Ferrell, Jr., 10-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Thompson Fer rell of Carrboro, who was drowned when he accidentally fell into the reservoir of Carrboro ice plant Tues day night, will 1e conducted " by : Rev. V. T. Queen, assisted by Rev. Roy Morris and Rev. William Poole, at Carrboro Baptist church this after- (Continued on page 2, column 4) SCHOOL OFFICIALS TO HOLD ANNUAL MEET HERE TODAY Stacy Will Speak At First Session; Reports Scheduled Approximately 1,000 members of the North Carolina State School Board association, representing all sections of the state, will convene for the fourth annual convention of the or ganization here today. President H. E. Stacy of Lumberton will deliver the main address of the morning session beginning at 11 o'clock in Hill Music hall, and Dr. Howard Dawson, Director of Rural Service of the National Education association in( Continued on page 4, column 4) 5-s- . . . Bill Seeman . . . President ( ' r . BUI Broadfoot DEBATERS TO VIE WITH WILLIAMS TEAM TONIGHT Government And Railroads To Be Discussed Supporting the affirmative side of the query, "Resolved that the rail roads should be owned and operated by the federal government," Univer sity Debaters Phil Ellis "and Thad Moser will engage a Williams college team tonight at 8:30 in Gerrard hall. Pointing out that the primary aim of all Carolina debates was to provide an interesting discussion for the audi ence, Walter Kleeman, president of the Debate council, yesterday urged attendance by the student body. "Wil liams college has always been noted for its excellent debating squads. With such a timely que'ry to discuss we are hoping for a good debate.' VITAJ, QUESTION According to Ellis the railroad ques tion is growing more vital every day. Burton K. Wheeler, possible Demo cratic nominee for President, and Roosevelt supporter, is strongly in favor of government control. Both the Carolina debaters are ac tive in campus forensic activities. El lis, member of The Debate council, was on the squad which toured the North during the spring holidays and has de bated several times here at the Uni Contvnued on page 4, column 4) YW-YMCA Will End Drive For Foreign Student Funds '!.....'. . . .Andy Gennett . . . -i ft- 1 ;rr ' j V DAILY TAR HEEL TO MAKE CHOICE IN OFFICE TODAY Lynch Believes . Double Nomination Is Fairest System By PHILIP CARDEN Establishing a precedent for staff nominations, the Yackety Yack staff yesterday endorsed two men, Byrd Merrill and Bill Broadfoot, as being Daily Tar Heel staff nomina tions will be held in the office this afternoon at 2 o'clock. Those eligible to vote are: Martin Harmon, Morris Rosenberg, Ed Rankin, Don Bishop, Bill Snider, Louis Harris, Doris Goerch, Dorothy Coble, Grady Reagan, Bucky Har ward, Dick Young, Campbell Irving, Gene Williams, Sanford Stein, Philip Carden, Yirian Gillespie, Adrian Spies, Johnny Anderson, Mack Hob son, Ben Roebuck, Carroll Mc Gaughey, Charles Barrett, Rush Hamrick, Leonard Lobred, Fred CazeL Orville Campbell, Sylvan Meyer, Ed Prizer, Shelley Rolfe, Bill Beer man, Richard Morris, Harry Hollingsworth, Jerry Stofif, and Jack Saunders. r equally able to serve as editor of the yearbook next year. This action was taken because the staff felt that since the voting was very close it would be unfair to put either of the men at a disatvantage by. nominating the other. Just what ther attitude of the polit (Continued on page 2, column 3) GANNETT TO DAMN NEW DEAL, ETt: ON CPU PLMW Flying Candidate To Present Views Here On Tuesday Rochester's Republican presidential hopeful, Frank Gannett, publisher of the third largest group of newspapers in the country, will speak on the plat form of the Carolina Political union Tuesday night at 8:30 in Memorial hall. At present making a tour of the na tion in his own private airplane, Gan nett will fly into North Carolina on Tuesday to blast the New Deal. In his previous speeches, the Rochester pub lisher has predicted that a dictator ship will result if President' Roosevelt be elected to a third term. He is ex- ( Continued on page 2, column 2) Money Wffl Be Contributed To International Student Service In Switzerland By VIVIA'N GILLESPIE Today is the final day of the drive being conducted by the YM-YWCA to secure $300 to contribute to a fund being collected throughout the coun try to aid foreign students in warring countries. Throughout the three-day drive posters and boxes to receive the dona tions have been placed in the dormi tories and at other strategic places on the campus. A "take a foreign student to supper" drive was held last night; and each student was asked to con tribute the sum it would cost him to take a student to dinner. Dr. T. Z. Koo, secretary of the World Student Chris tian federation, spoke several times in conjunction with the campaign on the conditions of Chinese students who are trying to continue their education despite the war. The local YM-YWCA will contribute the money secured here to a fund being collected by the International (Continued on page 2, column 6)

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