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CHANEL .HILL, N. C JVEDNESDAYj NOVEMBER 6, 1940
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junwr- mum m
At 10:30 . :
The Junior class has an appointment
vith Charlie Wood , and Co. this morn
ing at 10:30 in Gerrard halL. :
The band is ready, the allotsare
ready, more important -the budget is
ready. The 21-man executive commit
tee headed by Ervin' Bowie has it all
Drepared. It has been signed, sealed
.r, Slivered. At present it awaits
final approval of the class. -
This year's class' is "composed of aj
proximately 750 members. In order-to
pass the budget it is necessary that
at least 380 members approve it tnis
Obtaining a necessary quorum a
Carolina has always been accomp
lished with the : utmost difficulty,
though Pinky Elliott, class president,
las predicted success today.
With Charlie Wood swinging out
some of his famous f sweet- jive," tbe
executive committee feels that.it has
the proper inducement for. the greater
majority of the class..; Elliott ? Can
nouncei that an amplifier has-been, pb;
tained wilTbe ' placed:! fltop the
YMCA to encourage roving- juniors; to
cast ballots. A microphone; was-; used
with remarkable . results last . . week
when the senior class passed itsbudg
t Elliott said, "It certainly will look
bad for the class if we fail-to get at
least 450 members to vote." . '.
Members of the executive committee
- See JUNIOR CLASS, page 4.
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The Di senate last night defeated
ly a large majority a bill entitled "Re
solved, that American industry be im
mediately conscripted for national de
A general discussion of the bill fol
lowed formal speeches by . two guest
speakers and several members of the
senate. Professor Oscar JSvarlien, of
the history department, and L. J. Ar
lington, economics instructor, spoke
at length on the issue, as did Senators
3Ianfred Rogers, and Carrington Gret
Professor Svarlien Speaks
Professor Svarlien, speaking for the
affirmative, showed how important in
dustry was in the last world war and
how much more important it will be
in the present one. He stated "that the
thing at stake now is the national
safety, which cannot be trusted to in
dividual caprice,"" as happened in the
cases of French and British industrial
ize DI SENATE, page 4.
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,j PINKY ELLIOTT, president , of
the junior class, calls out . his class
mates today, at 10:30 in, an effort to
pass the juniors' "budget for the
coming year. Charlie Wood and his
orchestra will be on hand. - V . -
Nafeoriai;OlHceL ? '
Apriro Ve Change !
In Eligibility : f
The Uni versify chapter of Phi Beta
Kappa, national honorary scholastic
fraternity, willholoT aninitiation of
twentyzonexiew , members , tomorrow
night, at :8:30. in, the main lounge of
Graham. Memorial, Irwin Zuckerman,
president sai yesterday, - j - 1
Dr. George Coffin Taylor, of the Eng
lish department, will deliver the prin
cipal '; address tf the evening, which
I will befollqwed by the serving of re
I f reshments and a short business ineet-
"g. n i j. i ; f
All active members of Phi Beta
Kappa on the campus are requested to
attend, and all other members are in
. . . i . .
Seventeen of the men. to be inducted
tomorrow were made eligible by final
approval recently from the national
council of a change in the chapter's
by-laws. Four graduates of last spring
have become eligible on . the basis of
their final . quarter grades. : t ,.
As the rules now stand, Zuckerman
said yesterday, "Juniors may be ad
mittpV a.fterthe, winter Jquarter of
theirvhird, year, provided they have a
92.5; average." w . , i
Deleted Requirements. ' ,
j The requirements, which went into
effect during thej 1938-39, school year
and have now been deleted, were: that
not fewer thair eight nor more than
twelve juniors may be admitted ; that
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tne ioiiowin iaciors; aooiy a junior
candidate be considered: the opinion
of all of the members of his major
department by whom he has been in
structed, as to intellect and scholar
shiD: the opinion of his general col-
See PHI BETA KAPPA, page 4.
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SMtes To Dash GOP Hopes
By United Press
NEW : YORK, Nov. (Wednesday) President Roosevelt was leading in 38 states with about
439-electoraI. votes early today on the basis of incomplete returns which," if carried through in the
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Officers; To Give
el Hill Precincts Give FDR
838-Vote Lead Over GOP's Willkie
' By Bill Rhodes Weaver
'orth and south precincts of Chapel
Hill gave Franklin D. Roosevelt a vote
of 1187 for Wendell L. Willkie's 349 in
the election here yesterday.
The Democratic party, though not
seriously threatened with ballots cast
for any office, was shown a more ener
getic fight than has been seen in the
university community since Republican
In the race for North Carolina state
offices, Broughton took 1315 votes to
174 given McNeill on the Republican
ticket. Harris, with 1318, won over
avitt, 155, in the lieutenant gover
nor's race. Thad Eure, a pre-election
favorite, took 1320, to Republican
Ferree's 155, for secretary of state.
George Ross Pou, taking 1313, took his
superstitious majority good-naturedly
beating Van Hoy's 155 for state au-
'Hot' Jam Session r
To Feature Meeting
The entire sophomore class will as
semble tomorrow morning for a .two
fold purpose : to - pass the proposed
class budget which includes expense
for individual Yackety-Yack pictures,
and to hear "the hottest jam session
ever heard on the campus of the Uni
versity," as Johnny Hearn, president
of the sophomore class, put it.
This is the second meeting of the
sophomore class, assembled to pass the
budget, but because a quorum was not
present at the first meeting, the vote
was not effective. In order to approve
the individual pictures and pass the rbe University symphony orchestra
budget, half of the class .must De pre- yesterday announced election of offi
sent and of these, at least 51 per cent cers for the year and its first concert
have to, approve the proposals. . ; . , , f or Friday night
Concerning the jam session wnicn Alexander Mitchell, senior pre-
is the drawing card, Hearn said that medicai student formerly of Wilming
"there will be no regular band to play, to an(j now Qf New York City, is pre-
but rather all the hottest players , on sijent. Jesse Swan, junior music stu
the campus will assemble and let the Ljent of Palm Beach, Florida, vice
sounds come forth as the spirit moves, president: Emmett Brown, senior mu-
Highlight of the entertainment win gjc student of Charlotte,, secretary
lin.i..v.l nm rmTtl" I . 1 Tl.ii svw
be tne presence ox oaww treasurer: ana uetxy weau, jumui
Willv Harerave, colored saxapnone soci0ioev student of Cleveland ileignxs
maestro, currently featured witn tne 0nio publicity manager.
Bull City Night Owls. The University . orchestra, number-
Hearn warned that this meeting ins ah0ut 50 pieces, is composed of
wrtnlH nrnbablv decide whether indivi- -tndpnts: f acultv members, towns-
dual sdphoinore pictures will appear peopie high school students, and out-
the Yackety-Yack and he urged all 0ftown faculty members. It was be
gun in 1905 when the late Charles T
Woollen, University controller, or
ranized a group of local musicians and
formed an orchestra and a band.
This year plans are being made for
appearances in Asheville, Greensboro,
Pinehurst, and Raleigh. Besides these
mit-nf-town concerts., the orchestra
will present its usual home programs.
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IN THIS CORNER, FRANKLIN DELANO ROOSEVELT, THE WIN
NER AND STILL PRESIDENT.
38 States, 439 Electoral Votes
electoral college casts 531 votes of
which 266, a bare majority, are suffi
cient to elect.
Incomplete returns from 48 states at
1:30 a. m. gave Roosevelt 12,575,764
and WiUkie 10,161,516.,
Forecasts of a close popplar vote and
the possibility of. an electoral college
landslide were being supported by
those returns. Mr. Roosevelt was poll
ing 56.4 of the popular vote at 11:30
p. m. and Mr. -Willkie was v polling
43.6. At a corresponding hour in
1936 approximately .6,800,000 votes
had been tabulated and Mr. Roosevelt
had polled 64 to 36 by Alf M. Lah
don. The 11:30 p. m. E. S. T. United
Press tabulatkm-ws tne first in which
all 48 states were represented.. Mr.
Roosevelt was leading.' in! New York,
Pennsylvania, and Ohior states which
mitriy experts . believed Mr. " Willkie
would irave to carry to remain in the
'. 0; frH'-n?) r".- T,.'t -
crats and -10 republicans had been
elcied-to theHouser of Representa
tifesiaid th'er 'were 28 : mo're sure .
democratic seats anfong the fitatesr of
Alabama, Florida 'North - and South
Cir0liiia, and Virginia.
-Willkie continued to show midwest-
ern: strength; leading in "Iowa;" Kansas,
Michigan,. Nebraska,- South Dakota,
and. Wisconsin. Colorado was the only
mountain state with a. Willkie bulge at
11:30 ih m. E. S. T. and the west coast
was reporting early ' returns for Mr.
Roosevelt. f-,.-- Ci, .. :, - -. r
In New England, WiUkie was lead
ing in Maine and Vermont. Mr. Roosevelt-was
ahead in New Hampshire,
Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode
Island. . . - r :
There was Willkie strength in the
mid-Atlantic states but his New Jer
sey and Delaware leads were slim.
Mr. Roosevelt appeared to be run-
See ROOSEVELT, page 4.
The following state-by:state tabulations up to 1:30. a. m. today were
flashed by telephone from United Press. ; r
Total nnnnlnr vnf p 1 2 R7S.7fi4
r r r ; ' i 7" nrkTT m -r-k
Total electoral vote .. .. .; 439 92 KjF U 10 JLlegin
Electoral vote necessary for election . 26b
sophomores to attend.
ditor. ' For treasurer, Johnson (D),
won 1314 to Graggs 146. . ,
Incumbent Attorney General Harry
iW.'M'T-iiiaTi -former member of tne uni
versity law school faculty, received TeaTo Be Given
1342 votes to 142 for his opponent, pQr English Majors
. - Carl Durham, candidate for the sixth
congressional district, member of con
gress, received the largest majority
with 1363 votes to Grissom's 151. Dur
ham, the incumbent congressman, lives
in Chapel Hill. 4
For Orange county offices the fol
lowing received wide margins: Sand
ers and Brooks for the stae senate;
Umstead for the house of representa
tive -with Walter S. Crawford (R)
aniline- 226 votes to the Umstead 606; in yesterday's Tar Heel and came
tj:- .tv treasurer; and Ben to Graham Memorial anticipating
ttt;1c rniiipr Cobb. Jr., and Edd the "tea and crumpets" that were
x-t.: mihr mmmissioners not forthdiming, are invited to at-
o!f;n tend today.
An informal tea will be given f or
the English department this after
noon from 4:30 until -6 o'clock in
the "lounge of Graham . Memorial.
This is the first in a series of de
partmental teas to be given this year
Under the auspices of the student
All the undergraduate English
majors ;and graduate students who
may have read the erroneous notice
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oy The membershiD. committee of the
2,098 Carolina, Political union announced
13,692 yesterday that personal . , interviews
with all sophomore and coed applicants
1011 will be held this afternoon in the Grail
I A W A A i fc IAVMU1 AMI
The interviews will 1 begin at - 2
o'clock and each applicant will be in
structed as to the time he shall appear.
Bill J oslin, chairman of the union,
explained that upperclassmen were not
being interviewed because the cbm-
210 mittee felt that they knew each upper
4,327 classman sufficiently, well to consider
1,712 his application without the. benefit of
See STATE BY STATE, page 4
Italian Planes Blast Twice
A t Important Yugoslavian City
By United Press; ,
BITOLGA, Yugoslavia, Nov. 5
Italian: planes in .two : raids today
showered bombs .on this Yugoslavian
city of 33,000 population, killing seven
persons and wounding 35.
At 12:45 p. m. three shining bombers
identified by observers as the Italian
Fiat BR-20 appeared, over the city
dropped 21 bombs on the unsuspect
ing population. Five persons were
killed and -thirty were wounded. -
Two hours and five minutes later
three more planes of the same type
appeared. They dropped 100 bombs.
Two more persons were killed and
five were wounded. -
The city was thrown into panic byj
630 a personal interview.
1,331 The 10-man committee will deliver
1,810 its report to the union next Monday
and at that time the candidates will
probably be voted on. .
There are five, and possibly six,
vacancies in the union at the present
and Joslin said that there were well
over 50 applications to be considered.
Van Hecke To Speak
In Chapel Ttiday
Dean Van Hecke of the law school
nightfall, half the citys population will discuss the new requirements for
had evacuated. The turbulent Balkans, entrance to the law school, at 10:30
current focal point of the European this mornings freshman I Chapel : m
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war, iroze wixn exciiement, aiter Memorial .hall. .Every student con-
the bombing of the Yugoslavian city, sidering entrance in the law school is
Contributing to the fears . that all urged to attend.
southeastern Europe soon would be The new entrance requirements,
embroiled in the war, Sofia reports which will become effective, in the fall
said the Axis powers had ' won over quarter of 1942 embody several im-
Bulgaria with promise of a corridor portant changes. They will materially.
to the Aegean" Sea, a part1 of Eastern reduce the number of .students who are
Turkey and part of Yugoslavia. In able to enter unless early plans are
See NEWS BRIEFS, page 4- made to meet the requirements.
the attacks. It was market day and the
streets were crowded.
Thousands of persons, fearing that
war had broken out between Italy and
Yugoslavia, fled to the country. By