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The Women's Honor Council
niiuht 1ot- "Jive done the wrong
thing after all. See today's lead
editorial, page 2.
Clear and cold today and
CHAPEL HILL, N. C. THURSAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1951
In Mew Ruling
Action Of Senate
Of Highest Court
The Women's' Council again
has authority to try serious
violations of dormitory house
rules, by action of the Coed
Senate, Speaker Kash Davis
The Student Council ruled
recently that all house rules, ac
cording to the Student Constitu
tion, are under the proper juris
diction of the House Councils,
supposedly functioning in each
women's dormitory and sorority
The Constitution states that
'each Woman's House Council
shall have original jurisdiction in
all cases involving infractions ot
the House Rules by residents of
But the Coed Senate at a Tues
day night meeting classified two
house rules as "Social Rules" and
designated them as under- the jur
isdiction of the Women's Council.
Those cases involving the fail
ure to sitjn, out, of coeds, who spend
the night outside their residences
and those in which a coed enters
her residence more than one hour
late are now considered social
Declaring that a curfew on im
ports involves scholarship rather
than morality, Dean of Women
Katherine Carmichael introduced
a bill calling for a 2 p.m. curfew
at a meeting of the Dialectic Sen
ate Monday night.
She said that "social' activities
should not exceed that late hour.
Scholarship is the primary goal of
college students, and scholarship
is undermined by excessive social
The bill was defeated by a.vote
of 18-16, but the general affirm
ative debate was rated to be bet
ter than the debate of the neg
The Senate will meet at 7 p.m.
Monday night to elect officers' for
the spring quarter.
11 he a meeting of
Campus Chest solicitors this eve
ning at 7:15 in 206 Phillips Hall
The .meeting will consist of a
hii. f orientation session, a short
talk ),v rk.m Fred Weaver, and
the handing out ot packets for in
dividual solicitors. As this is the
only meeting for the solicitors be
fore the annual drive gets under
way on Monday, it is essential
il.r,t nil cnlieitors he nresent for
this short .gathering, Chest of
Dr. Harold Epps of the Clas
sics Department vill speak to
night at 8 o'clock at Steele
Dormitory on the ground floor
of the center section.
The topic of his address will
be "Science versus Religion."
This is the second of a series
of Thursday night discussions!.
pg Attack Of UN
Allied Forces Strike
Attempting To Dig
TOKYO, Thursday, Feb. 22
(UP) Allied forces struck
through a driving rain and mud
that bogged tanks and grounded
planes today against Communist
troops trying to dig in on a new
central Korean line from Yang-
pj'ong to Pyongchang.
The Chinese and North Koreans
fell back to the line over the
hump of the Korean mountains
after their central front offen
sive boomeranged last week.
Airmen reported many new
enemy entrenchments a mile
north of Yangpyong, Han River
town 30 miles east of Seoul, and
British and South Korean patrols
found the Chinese entrenched on
the east-west road between Chip
yong and Hoengsong, strategic
mountain bases 20 miles apart.
Red roadblocks were reported
five miles east of Yongwol, on the
eastern flank of the central front,
and 18 miles east cf Pyongchang,
which is 10 miles north of Yong
Television Is 'Horror
Lynn Riggs Pays Visit
To PI ay writing Class
By Chuck Kellogg ,
The undergraduate playwright- j
ing class had quite a surprise yes- !
terday when Lynn Riggs, author
of such great Broadway plays as
"Roadside," "Cherokee Night,"
and 'Green Grow the Lilacs,'
dropped in to discuss, in an in
formal manner, some of the basic
techniques of the art.
He was not at the class, he
quickly remarked, to give a
He was there, at the invitation
of Samuel Selden, to answer or
argue out any questions they
might have. He knew they would
have problems. All playwrights
do. In fact, he is himself trying
to solve a tough one in a new play
he is now writing, and is in
Chapel Hill to talk about it with
Asked if he liked being refer
ed to as a "folk dramatist," he
pondered carefully, and then said
he thought not.
"Afte'r all," he said slowly "all
plays are about folk. You could
say Uiiiiora uaets was uie iuik.
dramatist of the Bronx. It is true
that I write about regions and
people, mostly relatives, whom I
have known intimately. For ex
ample, I used my brother Gar as
Edgar in "Cherokee Night," and
my Uncle Willie in "Clean Beds."
I've written about one aunt three
times. And Curley in "Green
Grow the Lilacs" was a real boy
Inferior To Griper
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 21
(A') Do your employes whistle
while they work? Are they
Gosh, let's hope not.
University of Michigan re
searchers reported today after a
four-year survey that "Gripers"
tisually are better workers than
"While this type (the griper)
will often spend a lunch hour de
nouncing his job, the driving
urge to succeed will send this
same subject back to work fired
with more productive energy,"
the researchers concluded.
In On Central Front
wol in the central sector.
Rigid security regulations
screened the exact movement of
Allied forces set in motion on a
new offensive Tuesday when Gen.
Douglas MacArthur visited the
fighting front at Wonju.
Communist resistance was fad
ing steadily in the fast shrinking
pocket above Chechon on the
east - central front. But there was
increasing evidence that the
enemy hoped to brace soon
against the new Allied drive.
To the west, Allied and Com
munist forces traded blows across
the rain-swollen Han River on the
Seoul front. Each side put small
numbers of tanks across the river
in a fiareup of patrol activity and
The enemy was fighting back
strongly from positions at Seoul
and along a 30-mile stretch of the
Han eastward. UN tanks and ar
tillery took a mounting toll of
Red guns and armor.
who used to work for my father
as a cowboy."
Somebody else wanted to know
what Riggs thought of television
as an outlet for new, untried writ
ers. Referring to the medium as
"that horror you put in the living
room," Riggs frankly said he did
n't know much about television,
or what its future possibilities
were. He did think that, for inge
nuity and entertainment, nothing
thus far was better than the
Kuckla, Fran and Ollie show.
Although he has written very
few one-act plays himself, he is
very much in favor of this form
since it "sharpens your observa
tion and feeling for truth. It's
good training, although the form
is very restricting."
As for himself, he was told at
an early age by Mrs. Max East
man, one of the founders of the
Provincetown Playhouse, to stick
with the three-act form if he felt
he had the energy to talk to an
audience for a whole evening. .
Familiar Fiqure On Campus
Marshall Smith's Iwo Jima Story
Of University Hour This Evening
By Walter Whitaket
Twenty-thousand feet above
the island of Iwo Jima the sky
was blue and cold. Lt. Marshall
Smith listened to the dull thund
er of the motors as his B-29 swept
closer to the green target of land.
The island was held "by the Jap
anese; the skies above it would
be thick with death.
Seconds later the big bombers
were over the island, rocking
through a wall of ugly flak bursts
as anti-aircraft shells ' exploded
around them. Lt. Smith looked
at his intsruments and began
counting off the bombing range
"19,000, 18,000, 18-75, 18-50"
the flak was getting heavier
"18-49, 48, 47, 46 . . .'?
Suddenly the plane seemed to
In Goecl Voting
For May Court
Hold flection Today,
Town Girls Friday -
The runoff for the selection of
the . annual May Day Court will
be conducted tonight and tomor
row night in house .meetings for
dormitory and - sorority girls.
Town girls will vote Friday in
the Town Girls' Room of the "Y".
From the 'results of last week's
election 27 girls were Chosen to
be placed in the runoff. All coeds
will select 10 girls to compose the
May Court. The girl receiving the
largest number of votes will reign
as May Queen. The two runners
up will attend her as. Maids of
Those girls from whom the
Court will be selected are Edith
Allison, Nancy Allison, Ann Bir
mingham, Arden Boisseau, Pat
Bowie, Dodie Boyer, Phyllis Cost
lier, Marjorie Crutchfield, Carol
Gobbel, Alice Huffard, Alice
Laughlin, Sue McLaughlin, Edna
Matthes, Jackie Merritt, Tiny
Morrow, Nancy ' Norwood, Sandy
Riach, Joyce Richert, Louise Rob
bins, Judy Sanford, Rosie Varn,
and Mary Wood.
To Be Given
Prof. William S. Newman will
present "The Climax of Music,"
aTtalk illustrated with music and
slides, tonight at 8:30 in Hill Hall.
Dr. Newman's address will be
the second of three University
lectures in the Humanities for
1950-51. "The Climax of Music"
will demonstrate the peak of in
terest v of various .eras, forms,
styles, and composers.
This concept is regarded as a
basic one in the understanding of
music as well as all forms of art.
It is especially important in the
intergrated works of the 19th cen
tury,, as the idea of one climax
is. basic to the- creative effort of
that period, Newman believes.
A native of Cleveland, Ohio, he
has been a member of the faculty
since his return from service with
the Army Air Corps intelligence.
In addition to several recitals
which he has presented at Car
olina, he has made annual tours
in various sections of the coun
try. In April he will give a series
of 10 concerts and lectures at
colleges in Pennsylvania
Recently he has published
"Keyboard Sonatas by the Sons
of 'Bach," "Thirteen Sonatas of
the 13th and 19th Centuries," and
"The Pianist's Problems." in ad
dition to numerous articles.
rise, Fragments of flak came
crashing through the instrument
panel. There was a single blind
ing flash. And then" there was
darkness a darkness which
would surround Marshall Smith
for the rest of hi$ life.
This week Marshall Smith's
story is being dramatically told
on the University Hour radio pro
gram over 47 North Carolina sta
tions, including WDNC (Durham)
at 10:30 tonight, WRAL (Ral
eigh) at 3 p.m. Saturday, and
WTIK (Durham) at 1:30 p.m.
Sunday.' It is the story of' a fa
miliar figure on the campus a
tail, sandy-haired law student
from Gastoma with a seein-eye
Miraculously, " Smith lived
3 ray Asks tor
Would Have Here
By Edd Davis
RALEIGH, Feb. 21 "The
whole Medical Care Program
of the state will be' greatly
endangered if the proposed
increases in the tuition rates
of the Health Affairs Division
of the University of North
Carolina are put into effect,"
John Sanders, president of the
student body, told the Gen
eral Assembly Appropriations
, Sanders, appearing before
members of the committee to
present the viewpoint of the stu
dent body, told the committer
that "the only logical way out is
an increasing of the appropri
ations by the; committee."
"Factors that have not been
considered by the Advisory Bud
get Commission in its recommen
dations," he said, "are the increas
ed costs in living; expenses for
lh: students.- Focd has doubled
in the past few years and is still
on the upswing as are other !
"The GI Bill is running out for
many veterans who will not have
the resources to continue their
education if the proposed rates
are made effective," he explain
ed. "It would be an error " on the
part of any group if they allow
ed a few dollars to endanger the
Medical Care Program, . especial
ly when the state is already
spending more than $50,000,000
on the program at the present
time," he argued.
Sanders said that "many stu
dents would probably go to other
institutions where the cost w'ould
be only a . few hundred dollars
more and the standing higher
academically, if the proposed
rates are put into effect."
"If the new rates are made ef
fective, North Carolina would
rank as the second most expen
sive state school in the medical
divisions," he added.
He explained that people in the
rural areas of the state would
suffer since properly trained med
ical personnel would not be avail
able. Sanders was presented to the
Appropriations Committee by
Gordon Gray, president of the
1 Consolidated University. .
through the crash of his plane on
Iwo Jima six" years ago, and
during long months in the hos
pital he decided to become a law
yer. When he was separated from
service, he came to Chapel Hill
to earn a bachelor of arts de
gree and to go into the Univer
sity Law School.
Marshall has made an outstand
ing record. He is a member of Phi
Beta Kappa, Phi Delta Phi law
fraternity, and Sigma Alpha Ep
silon. Twenty-one operations were
performed on Marshall's face and
eyes, but his sight could not be
restored. Nevertheless, by the
time' Tie was ready to leave the
hospital, the . young pilot had
made vip his mind to continue his
To Face Legis
Amendment Of Election Law, Tutorial
System Bill Will Also Be Presented
Consideration of the controver
sial judiciary non-partisan board
bill will be first on the agenda
at the weekly session, of the Stu
dent Legislature at 7:30 tonight
in Di Hall, fourth floor New West.
The legislation will be brought
to the floor again from the Ways
and Means Committee to which
it was recommitted last week af
ter 90. minutes of heated discus
sion. Introduced two weeks ago by
Student Party Floorleader Bill
Prince, the bill provides for the
establishment of a nine-member
non-partisan board to pass on the
qualifications of candidates for the
three honor councils.
The legislature will also act
a bill to amend the general j
CHAMPAIGN, 111., Feb. 21
(UP) The story of a modest,
unassuming mathematics profes
sor who built a $1,000,000 fortune
out of a salary that never topped
$6,000 a year wras unfolded here
The University of Illinois dis
covered George A. Miller's fab
ulous success as an investor when
his will was filed for probate.
Miller, who died Feb. 10 at 87,
left all his money to the school
with the stipulation that it be
used for teaching and research.
Marc Norton, Champaign bank
er named executor of the estate,
said, "I don't know what his in
vestment formula was, but it cer
tainly was a successful one."
Norton, examing Miller's hold
ings, said they represented a wide
selection of gilt-edged stocks and
bonds in companies over a wide
area of the country.
He held a small amount of real
estate, but no farm property. Nor
ton said Miller bought many of
the securities when he was a
young man and held them until
his death. '
Even campus intimates were
surprised by the fortune Miller
left.. Although widely known as
education. He and Zorie were
married shortly afterwards and
returned to Chapel Hill.
John Ehle of Asheville portrays
Marshall Smith on the University
Hour production, and Gail Oliver
of Wilmington plays the role of
Zorie. Supporting members of
the cast include Walt Whitaker
of Graham, Sarah Alexander of
Rockv Mount, Tom Tucker of
Monroe, Bill Zuckerman of
Greensboro, and Jim Heldman of
"The Unchanging Moon" was
written by John Clayton, grad
uate of the University of North
Carolina radio department. It is
the first University Hour pro
gram based on the experiences of
a living student of the University.
election law to cull the number of
voting districts in half and in
crease academic qualifications for
candidacy in all elections.
This bill was introduced by
Student Party member Julian
Mason two weeks ago and was
transferred from the Ways and
Means Committee to the newly
formed Committee on Academic
Both of these bills are expect
ed to draw considerable debate
and much opposition.
A bill recommending the re
establishment of the tutorial sys
tem will also be brought from
committee. It would ask the Uni
versity to bear 50 per cent qf the
cost of tutors for first year stu-
dens in need of academic aid.
a mathematician, the professor
was a small, quiet man who
dressed plainly and devoted "his
whole life to mathematics."
Miller taught at Illinois from
1906 until he was retired in 1931,
but he continued to work in his
office seven days a week until
about a month before his death.
He authored hundreds of author
itative papers on mathematics and
won the International Mathe
matics Prize in 1900.
By Walt Dar
A man with a high male alto
voice, a cello sawed in half, and
an intensive wish to bring the
music of American ballads to the
ears of Carolina students, sang
before an audience of 800 Tuesday
night in Memorial Hall for an
hour and half with no intermis
sion. John Jacob Niles, a composer
and singer of American folk mu
sic, filled the spring air with
some nostalgic notes as he humm
ed and strummed on his dulci
With many comments and quips
to acquaint the audience with the
background of bis songs, Niles
was albe to captivate the atten
tion of the crowd.- Singing love
songs, nursery rhymes, carols,
and ballads of local origin, Niles
gave students a 'good taste of folk
Dressed in a black suit with a
red handkerchief ("I always wear
this outfit for performances"),
Niles sat on a straight-backed
chair and played his instrument
flat on its back on a bridge table.
Listeners were amused as the
ballad singer mooed, quacked,
and meowed while singing "I
Had a Cat." To climax his per
formance, Niles sang "The Hang
man," an American folksong.
For an encore, Niles perform
ed "Matti Groves" in its original
text. The song has 27 verses, but
Niles kept the attention of all
as he. completed the song.
tea n i nan
For New Sums
Raise In Tuition
For Health Units
Still Not Avoided
' By Andy Taylor
RALEIGH, Feb. 21 Con
solidated University Presi
dent Gordon Gray appeared
before the General Assembly's
Joint Committee on Appropri
ations here this afternoon to
issuea plea for approximately
$1,200,000 in funds for the in
stitution's three branches
above the recommendations of
the Advisory Budget Commis
sion. The amount is designed to
cover a two-year period of over
all University operations.
If appropriated by the Legislar
ture, $490,000 of the money would
be tagged for the University's
Health Affairs Division in Chapel
Special to The Daily Tar Heel
RALEIGH, Feb. 21 Accord
ing to reliable sources availa
ble to him in Washington, ex
Secretary of the Army Gordon
Gray says there will be no
drafting of 18-year-olds, at least
not within the next 18 months
or two years.
Gray also said thai we may
fcssume that the size of the
armed forces in two years will
reach the three and one half
million mark arid that Congress
will probably adopi the Uni
versal Military Training Leg
islation now before ii.
He said the news was "not 24
Hill. This would not relieve the
present tuition-raise controversy,
however, but would still leave
$87,000 to be taken in from stu
dent fee raises.
- $196,000 per year for the bi
ennium was asked for the rest
of the University at Chapel Hill,
$43,500 a year for Women's Col
lege in Greensboro, and S151,000
for the first year and $180,000 for
the second to go to N.C. State Col
lege. Because of the cost of initial
construction underway now, the
Health Affairs Division is the
unit most in need of funds, Gray
said. Although the original ap
propriation for the new buildings
was one mlilion dollars, at present
the division is some $600,000 short
Gray said the $542,000 more is
needed for the division, but he
did. not ask the committee for
this because of a chance that Fed
eral appropriations now pending
in Congress might be routed in
part to this cause, and also be
cause officials cannot be sure of
the exact shortage figure until
bids for the remaining construc
tion are let.
Gray said that $542,000 more is
dent John Sanders both remind
ed the legislators of the import
ance to the University arid State
of the Health Affairs Division in
connection with the current Medi
(See GRAY. Pace 4)
Gerald R. Chandler, state
vice president for the Ncrih
Carolina Young Republican
Clubs, will preside at a re-
organizational meeiing cf the
local GOP group in Roland
Parker Loung 3 cf Graham Me
morial tonight at 7 o'clock.
Officers and members of the
Wake Forest Young Republi
can Club are expected to be
present. The meeting is open
to persons of any political affiliation.