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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, May 07, 1942, Page 1, Image 1

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The Oldest College Daily In The South VOLUME L Business: 9887; Circulation: 9886 CHAPEL HILL, N. C., THURSDAY, MAY 7, 142 Editorial: 4356; News: 4351; Night: 6906 NUMBER 162 Eenovated egins Tomorrow Carolina's renovated May Day festivities, now including a carni val, awards night, a dance, and the "Carolina Meets the Challenge" pageant, will be presented tomorrow, starting at 4 o'clock, with activities continuously until late tomorrow night. Scheduled program, as released in the final form by Louis Har ris and Diddy Kelley, co-directors, features the carnival at 4 VlnrV in Kenan stadium, the "Carn- " ' lina Meets the Challenge" pageant, including presentation of awards and Dr. Frank Graham's annual address to the students, at 8:30 in Kenan stadium, and a Victory Ball, Graham Memorial's contribution to the May celebration at 10 o'clock in the main lounge of Graham Memorial. Coed Softball The carnival, under the direction of Miss Kelley, will be topped by a coed male softball team pitted against "the best in athletic talent that the faculty can offer." Bingo, cake walk, dart throwing, side shows,- pitching pennies, bobbing apples, fortune telling, marriage bu reaus, cockroach races, and weight guessing contests "are only a few of the many and varied activities that go on deck amid the carnival atmosphere of old Student-Faculty day." At 8:30 in Kenan stadium will be gin "the outstanding attraction of the day,' a pageant portraying the en tire activities of the University, past, present, and future, in connection with the war effort. The NROTC, the CVTC, and the May Queen and Court will take part of the program. The presentation of the awards will See MAY DAY, page U Norvo Band to Sign Finis to Senior Week Crowded with Movies, Baseball, Heavy Sighs Playmakers to Hit Peak with 'Peer Gynt' Outdoor Production By Nancy Smith . Combining acting, music, dancing and scenery to a greater extent than ever before, the Carolina Playmakers will present a new translation of "Peer Gynt," their 24th outdoor production, in a redesigned Forest theater. Recently redesigned with tiers of stone seats, stone light towers and pro scenium walls, the Forest theater offers a perfect setting for outdoor drama. Shakespeare's plays have been among the most popular ones present ed. In fact the first outdoor produc tion to be presented was "The Taming of the Shrew" given in the year of 1918-19. This play was given before a matinee audience, since there was no provision for lighting in the theater. In contrast to this first production was the dedicatory performance of "Romeo and Juliet" given last May to celebrate the reopening of the re designed theater. Twenty-five productions have been staged, in all of which "Proff" Koch has served as either director or actor. Among the plays that have been pro duced are "The Merry Wives of Wind sor," "Hamlet," and "The Tempest" 1936 saw a production of Aristo phanes anti-war play "Lysistrata" with Playmaker Elizabeth Farrar re turning from Broadway to play the title role. Shaw's "Androcles and the Lion," given in 1937, was dedicated to Archi bald Henderson, official biographer of the great English dramatist, on the oc casion of his 60th birthday. Shepperd Strudwick, now John Shep pard of the movies, also played in the productions. He played leading roles in the "Tempest" and Rostand's "The .Romancers." May Court Rehearsal Slated Tonight at 8 All participants in the May Court Festivities please report for hehearsal Kenan stadium tonight at 8 o'clock. Attendance will be imperative, it wa announced, and anyone absent will dropped. This is the last rehearsaL Cochrane CaUs Directors Meet Members of the Board of Directors of Graham Memorial will meet this afternoon at 2 o'clock in the Grail room, Bill Cochrane announced yesterday. May Day . ft i "7- -T" ixray iets i -1 Business Post; Moll Resigns Bahnson Gray, sophomore from Winston-Salem, yesterday was named busi ness manager of next year's Yackety Yack at a meeting of the Publications Union Board yesterday afternoon. Gray has been an active member of the business staff of the campus an nual for the last two years. At the same time, it was announced that Henry Moll had resigned his po sition as editor of the Carolina Mag for the last two issues of this year and act ing on his recommendation, the PU Board has appointed Harley Moore as temporary editor for the rest of this year. Moll was forced to resign his position because he is preparing for his duties as director of Graham Memorial. He suggested that Moore be appoint ed to take his place for the rest of this year and with the approval of Sylvan Meyer, newly elected editor of the Mag, the board approved the appointment. ' Dance Program to Run Gauntlet From Saddle Shoe Stomp to Formal Climaxed by the Junior-Senior dance of Red Norvo and his orchestra, senior the graduating class has its last fling. Initiated by music under the stars in Kenan stadium from 9 to 11 o'clock and a free movie for seniors in Graham Memorial at 11 o'clock Tuesday night, May 12, the week follows the leap year principle of "girls dragging boys as well as boys dragging girls." Scheduled for Wednesday is the an- nual Saddle Shoe Stomp on the tennis courts which lasts from 8:30 to 11 o'clock. Seniors may date members of any class. Seniors are required to trudge the gravel paths barefoot all day Thurs day with the senior banquet being held Thursday night at Lenoir dining hall. Permanent class officers will be elected at the banquet with senior superlatives chosen also. Friday marks the day for the tra ditional Armageddon for junior and senior classes. The .seniors having is sued a challenge to the junior class to engage them in a battle of the soft ball diamond, both coeds and men will fight for supremacy in a double-header during the afternoon. The Junior-Senior dance set begins Friday night with a formal dance in Woollen gym. A concert from 2 to 4 o'clock in Memorial hall played by Red Norvo and his orchestra featur ing the songs of sultry Kay Allen will be followed by a tea dance from 5 to 6:30 at Woollen. In completing the full week celebrating the graduating seniors, Norvo will take the band stand to play for the formal dance at Woollen. This year's class will be the first to graduate from the University and its war time program. Class officers are fully aware of the job ahead of all members and desire to make the senior week one of the most elaborate and happiest get-to-gethers in the four-year history of the class. Coffey Continues Crime Talks Today Appliance of psychology to crime detection will be discussed by E. P. Coffey, chief of the FBI scientific crime detection laboratory, this after noon at 5 o'clock in the main lounge of Graham Memorial. Included in the lecture will be ex planations of lie detectors and their effectiveness, reported uses of truth sera, and use of hypnotism in crimi nal interrogation. This lecture is the fourth in a series on "Scientific Aids in Crime Detec tion as Developed by the Federal Bu reau of Investigation," sponsored this week By the Institute of Government Parker Says UNCSleeps; Ends Officer Trainee Meet "The student body does not realize the important things that are happen ing to it," Assistant Dean of Students Roland B. Parker told the final session yesterday of the new officers' training conference at a luncheon meeting in Lenoir hall. Parker stated that at last week's im portant V-l mass meeting held to ac quaint the student body with the pro visions and qualifications of the V-l setup and with a representative of the government in attendance to an swer any questions, only five students showed up, and "I brought two of them myself," stated Parker. 1 At yesterday's meeting, Truman Hobbs, retiring president of the stu dent body, and Mary Caldwell, presi dent of the Woman's Government As sociation, turned over the gavel of their positions to Bert Bennett and Marsha Hood respectively. In praising the outgoing members of student government, Parker gave cre dit for "their capacity and willingness to work long and hard at their tasks, their capacity for growth as student government officers, and their cour age." Parker went on to enumerate several of the problems which the incoming campus officers will be faced with next year. "The handling of co-ops will need efficient leadership in order to succeed," he emphasized. "Another problem will be the handling of student I See PARKER, page U set featuring the "relaxed rhythms" week is crammed full of activities as Kessing to Give Navy Go Signal For Full Speed With the completion of K dormitory and the installation of offices for the Pre-Flight leaders, final preparations for the official commissioning await the go signal from Commander O. O Kessing who is expected next week. First floor of the newly renovated building houses over 30 officers con nected with the administrative and athletic program. Top-rate athletic directors are ready to begin the 90- day "toughening up" course on May 28. The entire set up is under the direc tion of Lt. Commander George "Potsy" Clark, former head football coach of the Detroit Lions professional team who has one of the most experienced staff of coaches ever gathered together under him. Newest addition to the coaching staff is Edward George, former world's pro fessional wrestling champion and 1928 Olympic team member. With Commander Kessing's arrival is expected to come from the executive heads of the program, announcements concerning the building plans for the infirmary and Woollen gymnasium, commissioning, and cadet schedule and regulations. The remaining four dormitories are still undergoing renovation and are not expected to be completed until the end of May, Buildings department of ficials are positive that the deadline will be beat once priorities rulings are overcome. CVTC Mass Drill Slated This Morning The first drill of both battalions of the CVTC will be held this morning at 10:30, Henry Wisebram, student com mandant announced today. All mem bers are required to be present in full uniform." The drill will last until 11 o'clock, Wisebram said, and members of the afternoon drill class will drill for only one half hour in the afternoon to com pensate for the half hour drill in the morning. Mag Combination Referendum Polls Student Reaction Toda Democracy N6eds Beauty In Art, Says Dr. Smith By Larry Dale Speaking on "Art: the Discipline of Beauty" last night in Gerrard hall, Dr. T. V. Smith, professor of Philosophy at the University of Chicago, said "that beauty is not only one of the ideals of - enlightened men, but like truth, is an indispensable ideal for democratic citizenship. No measure of truth could be made to appear worthwhile if a citizenship is doomed to feed upon ugliness," he said in the second of his Adler Enters CWC Race Richard Adler, chairman of the Car olina Workshop council, is in the run ning for reelection and Walter Klein, nominee for CWC chairmanship, yes terday resigned from the race to sup port Adler. Adler's nomination was announced yesterday by the CWC nominating com mittee, with the explanation that Adler had not been selected earlier because the committee had not been assured of Adler's enrollment here next year. Klein's resignation leaves Adler run ning against Ann Seeley, the commit tee's second candidate. According to Workshop officials, mail balloting originally scheduled to go into effect Monday will begin to morrow or Saturday. Candidates now include Adler and Miss Seeley for chairmanship, Henry Moll singly nominated for vice-chairman, Art Conescu and Mack Bell for secretary,- Klein and Miss Seeley for publicity director and Samuel Selden for faculty adviser. Walter Spear man, journalism department instruc tor, stepped from the ballot as a can didate for faculty adviser yesterday. This year's Workshop chairman, Ad ler is one of the founders of the ar tists' organization. In the event of his reelection, he plans to organize the en tire Workshop program for next year during his summer enrollment. Previ ously Adler has worked out CWC pro grams separately each quarter. Victory Dance Caps Awards Night Program Climaxing Awards Night tomor row will be the "Victory" dance sponsored by Graham Memorial to be given from 10 until 1 o'clock in the main lounge. There will be no admission price to the informal dance, Bill Coch rane, director, announced. Music will be transmitted from recordings in the director's office. Hatch Picked Glee Club Prexy The University Men's Glee Club, on the eve of its only out of town engage ment of the year, chose Hurst Hatch, campus band leader, as its new presi dent, and elected two other officers at yesterday's rehearsal. Bill Mehaf fey, former president, was elected as Business Manager to succeed Clarence Ruff in. Glenn Bogasse re placed Hurst Hatch as vice-president as the former officers were shuffled around to new positions. The new officers appointed Lee How ard to replace Hal Kohn as Librarian, Ray Turrentine to succeed James Ed wards as Assistant Business Manager, and Larry Dale to replace Ben Snyder as Publicity Manager. Forty members of the club, under the direction of Clyde Keutzer, will sing a concert in Burlington tonight climax ing Music Week sponsored by the Bur lington public schools. Since government restrictions on bus travel prevent bus chartering, Burling ton citizens will drive to Chapel Hill, take the club members to Burlington and bring them back. The concert is the only one that the Glee Club will sing out of town this year. Plans for a South American tour this summer were abandoned ear ly this year as the international situa tion grew more critical. The scheduled tour which was to include concerts in Washington, D. C, New York City, and Bristol, Tennessee, was cancelled bit by bit as government restrictions on bus travel grew more and more severe. lectures on the general topic "Discipline for Democracy." . His first lecture, delivered Tuesday night, was entitled "Science: the Dis cipline of Truth." Tonight's lecture, the final one of this year's series of Weil lectures which has been present ed annually since 1915, will "Poli tics: the Discipline of Goodness." Continuing his lecture last night, Dr. Smith declared, "Beauty does not grow wild on trees ... it requires a price. That price is the discipline of art. This is not less arduous than the discipline of doubt which through sci ence mediates truth to men." Dr. Smith said that truth is worthy of its price and so is beauty. "Arising from the same sources as science, art stretches the imagination up to an ab normal level of sensitivity. The artist, looking where other men look, sees what they do not see: or listening where others attend, hears what they do not hear. This requires training, a training which is painful stretching of human capacities through discipline to their highest." "This discipline of art consists of two aspects," he declared. "The first is a mastery of the trick of arresting the immediate, whether perceptual or conceptual. The second is mastery of See WEIL, page U Eleven Students Elected to CPU Membership Climaxing a week of interviews and discussion over inductance of new members, the Carolina Political Union yesterday elected 11 students to fill the vacancies to be left by the outgo ing seniors. Prospective members were given an extensive interview by the CPU mem bership committee headed by Dewey Dorsett last week and selected appli cants appeared before a meeting of the CPU yesterday for final selection. The new members chosen were; Freshmen: Walker Blair of Pittsboro, Reid Thompson of Pittsboro, and Bill Kemp of Goldsboro. Three members of the sophomore class, Robert Rose nast , Merchantville, N. J., Jimmy Wallace, Jamesville, N. C, and Bill Cobb of Goldsboro. Five juniors, Mack Bell of Windsor, Betty Etz of San An tonio, Texas, Pete Munroe of Char lotte, Marie Watters of Chapel Hill, and John Sands of Philadelphia, com pleted the list. Volume Plus Timbre Cor doily Opera Star, Awqrded Home Town Hog-Calling Prize Maybe you think famous opera stars are starched-up, long-haired, eccentric old bores. Not Norman Cordon. Down home where Cordon lives, Lin ville, he was picked the best hog-caller last summer. This group of hog-callers is an exclusive little assemblage. Full fledged membership precludes a degree of social prestige. Norman thought he'd like to become a member last sum mer, so a special meeting convened to pass on his qualifications. The chairman was skeptical, the board was doubtful until the great Cor don bass rolled out across the hills like artillery fire, startling the cattle' and driving farmers indoors with the promise of a storm. Right now there's no question as to who's the prime hog beckoner out Linville way. Norman Cordon Is the Carolina alum nus who shot to fame in five years of operatic singing with the Metropolitan Opera company. He's been signed by the Student Entertainment committee to show Carolina students what he's got, in a recital Monday night. u - All to Vote At 'Y' Desk, Bennett Says By Hayden Carruth Today the last scene of a multiple-act play will open on the Carolina stage, when the popular referendum, generally portrayed as an "anti-climax," will give fin al test to the Student legislature's measure establishing a combina tion magazine. Bert Bennett, newly elected president of the student body, will officiate at the referendum as his first official duty. Only one poll will be open today, by arrangement with Ben McKinnon, head of the forces opposing combination, Bennett announced. The YMCA will be the location of one poll ing place, open from 9 until 5 o'clock, where all students may vote, no matter what their usual precinct. Long Story The combination movement, culmi nating in final decision today, has suf fered a tortuous history. Originating in publications circles and fostered by Henry Moll, recently resigned editor of the Carolina Magazine, the idea spread to campus proportions and went before the legislature with a bill framed by Louis Harris and the Ways and1 Cleans committe 2. McKinnon announced his intention of petitioning for referendum immedi ately after the legislature session. Af ter obtaining sufficient signatures he withdrew the petition and reinstated it once again in twenty-four hours. It finally went before student government officials at the first meeting of the new officers training school Tuesday. Bennett pointed out yesterday that a majority of the enrolled students, or somewhat more than 1,700 students, must vote at the referendum polls to See REFEREND UM, page U Robinson Leads Naval Officers In Daily Drills Glimpses of the Navy on parade may be had every morning when Lt. Robert D. Robinson, USNR, drills over 50 athletic directors connected with the United States Pre-Flight Training school on the Alexander dormitory field. Used as a quick and efficient method to "keep them hard" following their six weeks training course at Annapolis, the officers execute marching com mands and formations in typical Navy manner. These exhibitions are not connected with the cadet physical program but are 'used to give the officers an oppor tunity to practice their marching or ders. Norman Cordon The young bass-baritone has a repu- tation among his colleagues of singing in more performances during a season See CORDON, page U - j ! 7 . i ' 3 , t

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