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!Rollins College . Wages Court Battle For - AcMaM Estate
Act for Carolina
Over Will Dispute
By Walter Klein
Little Rollins college, with 421 stu
dents, 75 teachers and a negligible en
dowment, is fighting today in a Wash
ington district court to secure William
Hayes Ackland's $1,395,400 art school
Leading its counter-claim to this
suit, Civil Action No. 12591, brought
by several of Ackland's relatives, Rol
lins college counsels have stated, "He
had no immediate family and with the
exception of one relative and her child
ren, amply provided for in his will, he
had no obligation toward providing for
Confirming this stand of Rollins' at
torneys is the sentence in Ackland's will
announcing that "I am free to do what
ever I choose with my own property."
Still the Ackland descendents stead
ily attack the will's provisions as they
strive to split the fortune among them
selves. "The decedent's will doesn't
indicate a charitable intent, but dis
closes an intention to establish a per
sonal memorial under precise condi
tions set forth tin his will," their de
Anpther point the Ackland relatives
are staking their claim on is their as
sertion that "the will provisions are
null and void because the trust pro
visions are vague and uncertain, and,
since Duke has been compelled to re
fuse the money, the will cannot be car
Carolina's counsels, former governor
O. Max Gardner and Fred Morrison,
acting for Attorney General Harry
McMullen, yesterday were working to
polish-up the University's intervention
claims, due to be called within 28 days.
A. B. Andrews, Secretary of the Uni
versity Board of Trustees, commented
that "Gardner is one of the greatest
attorneys in the country and his work,
dedicated to his love for Carolina, will
certainly see fruitful results."
Thousands Are Expected Toda
y to M
Eleanor Roosevelt Speak
Mrs. Franklin D. Roosevelt
With the First Lady of the land and
Dean R: B. House leading the square
dance figures, the annual President's
Fate of World
Up to America
Of New Problems
By Hayden Carruth
'The success of world peace in the
post-war welter of confusion depends
entirely on the United States," said
Arthur Sweetser, Director of the Sec
retariat of the League of Nations, last
night at the Post-War Planning con
"The new international agency in
I our post-war arena must be universal.
There must be no Anglo-American dom
Birthday Ball sponsored locally by the ination because cooperative retaliation
Orange County- Infantile Paralysis J of the other nations would once again
Committee will figure as the second J upset the peace," he said.
most prominent in the land tonight in statins that the trreat dantrer after
the University dining hall. war comes f rom a siiittinj? nn of
Both round and square dancing will whatever coonerate s-roun is formed "
be held with square dancing in the I t. QTOOOfc-0,. a;Ut i yn vio,
small luncheonette and round dancing for the failure of the last peace on the
refusal of the United States to join
in the main hall.
Band to Play
Playing for the occasion will be two
of the most popular campus orchestras.
Rowland Kennedy, a clarianetist, will
bring his revamped Carolinians to the
dining hall for the round dancing while
Wilson's string band, long a favorite
at Fish Worley's famous frolics,, will
lead the square dancers in the small
Tickets lor the ball will remain on
sale at $.50 apiece all day today, but
the price will be advanced to $1.00 each
at the door tonight.
Bill Alexander, chairman of the
Open Discussion Will Follow
Mrs. FDR's Speech Tonight
Thousands are expected to crowd Memorial hall tonight for Mrs.
Eleanor Roosevelt's CPU-ISS conference-closing address at 8
o'clock. State dignitaries and leading newsmen will be present for
the speech, it was stated.
The First Lady, who climaxes the two-day post-war planning
conference will discuss "The Challenge
to Youth" in a short speech, and then
will throw the floor open to discussion.
Mrs. Roosevelt is known to frown upon
lengthy prepared addresses. She has
stated that she would speak for only
15 or 20 minutes, and then answer
queries from the audience. No advanc
ed notes or material have been "ore-
pared, she said. .
The complete agenda for the First
Lady's visit was released yesterday.
Mrs. Roosevelt will arrive at Raleigh
by train at 9:30 this morning. Former
ambassador to Mexico, Josephus Dan
iels, will escort her to Durham, where
Mrs. Roosevelt is anxious to inspect the
Mrs. Roosevelt will arrive in Chapel
Hill at 11:30 and will have lunch at
Dr. Graham's, and then plans to at
tend Miss Harriet ' Elliot's speech at 2
Hamilton Holt, president of Rollins, dance organization committee, will call
signed tne Drier stating as iaci mai
Ackland visiting the Rollins campus
and approved blueprints for the Ack
See COURT BATTLE, page 4
The theft of five more coats from
University students Thursday lead J.
D. Blake, University police officer, to
state last night, "An outside ring of
college thieves, rather thin a group
of ncs students, is responsible for the
increasing number of coats stolen from at 9 ,clock' official announced
All of these coats wece stolen at ap
proximately the same time, from 6:30
to 7 : 00 in the evening. Two were taken
from the University dining hall, two
from Graham Memorial grill, and one
from Carolina Inn. This was the first
reported robbery since January 12.
"For the past three years an organ
ized ring has been steadily stealing
coats from University students and
from neighboring colleges and towns.
If it had been only a group of local stu
dents," he said, "we would have been
able to recover some of the stolen coats
and break-up the ring.
'We have checked all outlets for
the figures in the small cafeteria.
Mrs. r ran&iin u. Kooseveit, also a
confirmed square dancer, is expected to
take an active part in the dancing with
Dean House as her partner.
Originally scheduled to leave for
Florida immediately after her speech
in Memorial hall tonight, the first lady
has made special arrangements to at
tend the balL
Will Arrive Early
She is expected to arrive at the af
fair at about 10 o'clock and will prob
ably remain until near midnight.
The First Lady will be escorted to
the dance by President and Mrs.
Frank Graham. Other notables from
the ISS-CPU session tonight are also
expected to attend.
The ball will be informal and will
Faculty members entering military
service will be given leaves of absence,
Dean of Administration R. B. House
announced yesterday following passage
of the resolution by the Board of Trus
tees on January 27. '
Granted without pay for the period
of service, the leaves include full privi
lege of returning to active capacity
on the faculty following release from
these stolen coats in Durham, Raleigh, service. During the leave they continue
Mr. Sweetser said that he was "great
ly impressed with the speech of James
Carey," and Carey's claim that the
older generations are "kidding the
youth of the country."
Saying that we must avoid a "dip
lomatic Pearl Harbor," Mr. Sweetser
stated that "the world is rich in re
sources, of institutions upon which post
war cooperation must be established."
The change," he said, "is going to
require a prodigious intellectual effort
on the part of the present generation;
it will mean the casting away of all
sorts of old ideas and prejudices and
adoption of new views and practices
which will be as revolutionary in the
emotional field as has been the airplane
and the radio in the field of communi
Jonathan Daniels, second speaker on
the program, told the audience that any
planning for peace which is to endure
"must not only preserve the four free
doms but must create in terms of plenty
and decency for mankind, for the man
in Mississippi and the man in Malaya."
Mentioning youth's part in the peace,
Mr. Daniels said: "It may seem
strange, but it is excellent to be young
now, even as it was in my post-war
"The war has set you free," he said.
"President Roosevelt "has said youth
is the keystone of defense. There are
no limits on opportunity now."
"The wall against apprenticeships
has broken. -Professional schools have
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o'clock in Hill hall. Miss Elliot, dean
of Woman's College will discuss the
"University Plans for the Future."
At 3 o'clock Mrs. Roosevelt will at
tend a commission meeting of confer
ence delegates discussing "Post-war
Planning in Campus Defense." Mutual
Broadcasting company over its affili
ated stations will broadcast a round
table discussion between the First
Lady, Charles Nice, of the CPU, and
Miss Louise B.Morley, of the ISS from
4:15 to 4:30, from the radio studios in
Caldwell hall.' ,
Following her Memorial hall ad
dress, the First Lady will attend the
President's Birthday Ball in Lenoir
Dining hall. She is expected to leave
Chapel Hill about 11:30 for Greens
boro, and will board a Florida train at
1:15 from Greensboro. -
Hope to Avoid
Spearhead of Jap Army
rives Near Singapore
German '"'Sub Torpedoes Another US Sfiip;
Reds Threaten to Push Back Nazi Lines
By United Press
WASHINGTON President Roosevelt tonight expressed his gratitude to
millions of Americans who participated in his sixtieth birthday anniversary
celebration dedicated to aid infantile paralysis victims for their help "in
lifting some of the clouds of unhappiness and anxiety" in a war-torn world.
"In that realization," he said, "I am sure we shall have added strength to
face the days of trial which lie ahead
until peace with victory is assured."
To Discuss Work
An exhibit of modern architecture
in North Carolina is a feature of
meetings at the University of the
North Carolina Chapter of the Insti
tute of American Architects and the
Association of North Carolina Architects.
The exhibition is the first of its kind
ever to be held in this state, Professor
John Allcott, head of the University
in full status as to seniority and right
as to automatic increases, House stated.
Replacement in their departments will
be only on terms that will enable im
mediate receipt of their salaries on re
Burlington, Greensboro, and Winston
Salem. However, an organized ring of
theives could take a carload of these
coats to Baltimore or Philadelphia and
sell them with no questions asked," the
"The best advice I can give to stu-
dents who don't want to have the Mjgs BrOWning Weds
can be watched all the time," Blake WaVerly H. ISranCU
It was also learned from Assistant
Dean of Students Rpland Parker that
$36 had been stolen from Nick Cruger
in his locker in the basement of Wool
Radio Club Meeting
Slated for Monday
A meeting of the Radio club will be
held Monday night at 7:30 o'clock in j
room 308 in Bynum.
Miss Dorothy Rosamond Browning,
chief of the Stenographic bureau in
South building, was married to Wav-
erly Harold Branch yesterday after
noon in the Chapel Hill Presbyterian
Mrs. Branch is a native of Hillsboro.
Branch, representative for the Jef
ferson Standard Life Insurance com
pany, is a native of Petersburg, Va.
Graduating from the University in the
spring of 1939, he was a member of
Beta Theta Pi social fraternity.
tion. The young are wanted, demand
ed, directed in the vast fighting and
productive forces of modern war."
Questioned on the feasibility of Clar
ence Streit's proposal of "Union Now,"
Mr. Sweetser said that Streit had done
"a magnificient job in presenting a
new method of world organization.
However, the world is not prepared for
such a plan, and unfortunately it has
developed into a nlan for Anglo-Amer
ican domination oi tne world scene
arther than free representation of all
NYA Youths in Service
Could Form Battalion
RALEIGH, Jan. 30. A North Car
olina NYA battalion, including a Cap
tain, five Lieutenants and a radio op
erator, could be established from the
large number of former NYA youths
and officials who are now members of
the armed forces of the United States,
State NYA Administrator John A.
Lang revealed yesterday.
A total of 368 former NYA youth
workers have been enrolled in the
United States Army, Navy and Ma
rines in recent weeks, with 296 volun
teering for service and 72 being drafted
under the selective service act. Eighty
per cent of all NYA youths now en
rolled in the armed forces voluntarily
enlisted, Lang pointed out.
two of professor Allcott's students,
Hight Moore and Joseph Rankin.
On Sunday afternoon at 4 o'clock
members of the Friends of Person hall
will gather in the Gallery for a pre
view of the exhibit which is to be open
ed to the public on Monday, February
2.- This will mark the first anniver
sary of the Friends under the leader
ship of Mrs. W. D. Carmichael, Jr.
Matthew W. Del Gaudio, New York
architect and New York Association
Director of the American Institute of
Architects, and Edmund R. Purves,
Washington, (D. C.) representative of
the American Institute of Architects,
will be the principal speakers at a
luncheon session of the State Associa
tion meeting tomorrow at the Carolina
Following this session the architects
will adjourn to the Gallery where they
view the new exhibit, which will con-
See ARCHITECTURE, page 4
Entire S&F Cast
Will Meet Today
The entire cast of Sound and Fury
was asked to meet at the Sound
and Fury office in Graham Memor
ial this afternoon at 1:45 instead
of Memorial halL This means every
one in the show except the dancing
choruses, it was announced.
SIN U APUrCE The spearhead oi a
Japanese army, estimated at 120,000
men, drove to within 18 miles of Singa
pore tonight, and the crash of falling
bombs and rumble of distant artillery
signaled the approach of one of the
decisive battle of the Pacific war.
WASHINGTON General . Douglas
MacArthur and his Luzon legions gird
ed for another all-out Japanese as
sault tonight after a futile Jap propa
ganda barrage urged him to surrender,
and sought to create disaffection be
tween his American and Filipino sol
diers. MacArthur advised the War depart
ment that on January 10 Japanese
planes scattered leaflets behind his
lines. They carried a message in which
the Jap commander-in-chief personally
urged him to surrender or face "dis
BATAVIA An "intense struggle"
is raging on the west coast of Borneo
between Dutch defenders and the Japs
driving toward Pontianak, a strategic
port only 475 miles from Batavia, it
was announced today.
. WASHINGTON German subma
rines plying the eastern seaboard today
See NEWS BRIEFS, page 4
Wants to Insure
By Paul Komisaruk
Representatives of labor and
industry strongly warned yester
day that their groups must be
given representation on all post
war planning boards if a disas
trous peace is to be avoided and
asserted that together, "the three
groups of labor, industry, and agri
culture can make a mighty combina
short due to lack of time, the
three cornered debate which opened the
two-day CPU-ISS conference ended be
fore active audience participation could
James B. Carey, the 28-year-old sec
retary of the CIO turned to the speak
ers on the platform and remarked, "I'm
too5young to be classified as an old
ster." Then turning to his audience
said, "and I'm too old to be classified
with you. So," he said, "I can give
some advice to the oldsters and the
Again turning to the speakers, he
asked, "Why don't you stop kidding
these youngsters?" and turning to his
audience again, "Why don't you stop
taking these things that are said, and
start asking some questions?"
Carey said: "We're in the war all
the way I agree. And you are the
people who pay the price of all wars
and must know what is going on.
"The job of winning the war can be
done," he continued "... and it has not
been done because we refused to do it."
"The people," he declared, "have not
See THREE GROUPS, page 4
Upon receiving" the Orange county
charter of the National Foundation for
Infantile Paralysis, Dr. William P.
Richardson, member of the health de
partment of the School of Public Health
and chairman of the chapter, announced
that the charter will begin aid to needy
infantile paralysis victims and the pro
motion of a program to minimize rav
ages of the disease in the county.
Following the general policies of the
National Foundation, half the local
funds raised through the celebration
of the President's birthday will be util
ized for the county program, the re
maining half to be used to support a
nation-wide program of research under
the auspices of the country's most out
standing medical men and institutions.
Heath Will Leave
Chapel Hill Today
To Enter US Army
Ben Heath, former president of the
Interdormitory council and now audi
tor for the student activities fund,
leaves Chapel Hill today to become
the most insignificant yet most pub
licized creature in the United States
a buck private in the draft army."
Graduated from the University last
year with a Bachelor of Science in ac
counting, Heath was elected to the
position of accounting for the student
activities fund. His duties consist, of
checking and auditing all student fees
for student activities, which means
that over a million dollars passes
through his hands annually.
Former interdorm Head
As president of the Interdormitory
council, Heath was instrumental in
making social rooms available to dor
mitories. He worked in connection
with the Daily Tar Heel to begin the
social room fund. In addition to his
dormitory work, he was a member of
the University club.
Leaving the campus today for Kin-
ston, his home, Heath will spend a week
there in preparation for leaving for
Fort Bragg on February 7. He has
no plans after entering military ser
vice except being a soldier in the "foot
Law School Students
Completing their first semester of
the year this week, law school students
register for the second session Mon
day from 9 until 5 o'clock in the Law
library of Manning hall, I. C. Grif
fin, Central Records chieftain an
The school is the only branch of the
University that operates on the semes
ter system, necessitating a separate
examination and registration period.
Griffin stated that bills would be
due and payable on Monday.
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