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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, April 24, 1951, Page 1, Image 1

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B H-'C LXBHAHT SEHIALS DE?T CHAFEI. HILL. B. C 8-31-49 CRITICAL . The actions of the new stu dent government administration in the weeks ahead are critical to the future of the school. See editorial, page 2. WEATHER Mild today. Yesterday's hijh 63; low 40. Expected high to day 72. VOLUME LIX CHAPEL HILL, N. C TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 1951 NUMBER 12G Senior Council Reveals Plans For Weekend All-Senior Movie, Barefoot Tradition, Picnic Are Slated Plans for a -senior weekend in wliitli aU seniors may take part have been announced by the Senior Council. 'ine special activities will be held in conjunction with Spring Germans which feature Ralph Flanagan. The dates are May 10 12. To open the schedule an all senior lute movie is to be pre sented on Thursday, May 10. at the Carolina Theater. Late per mission has been granted to senior coeds through the Interdormitory Council and Dean Carmichael's office. Friday, May 11, will be annual Senior Barefoot Day. All seniors will attend class shoeless. To end the big weekend there will be the senior class picnic at Hogan's Lake starting at 10 a.m. on Saturday. The food 'will in clude barbeque, slaw, hush pup pies, and soft drinks. For enter tainment there will be horse shoes, volley ball, badminton. Softball, and swimming. Trans portation will be provided to and from the picnic. In issuing the plans, Senior Class President Ned Dowd said, "We want 100 percent participa tion in all senior activities this jear. Every senior should go barefoot on Barefoot Day. It's a senior class tradition so let's all take part." Comic Feats To Highlight Coed Derby Seven groups of Coeds will be put to test Thursday afternoon at 3 o'clock in Kenan Stadium to sec who will be the winner of the sixth annual Sigma Chi Der by. The groups participating will be the sororities, the Independent Coed Association and the Stray Greeks. Special feature of the Derby will be the choosing of Miss Mmlcrn Venus of 1951. Judges for the Modern Venus contest will be Dr. and Mrs. J. P. Har land, Dr. J. L. Godfrey, Bill Fri day, and Ray Jefferies. The contestants in the Derby will be judged on a point basis and the winners will be awarded a loving cup. Pi Beta Phi sorority won the cup last year. The Derby will consist of seven events. The first is a "Juggler's Jest" which is a feat combining manual dexterity and eggs. The second features Dick Bunt ing in a pie throwing contest call ed "Hit the Geek." "The Grand National" is a series of relay races. There is al so a pie-eating contest. The "Secret Event" is to be kept just that until Thursday. The last event and the climax of the Derby will be the choosing of Miss Modern Venus. The Sweetheart of Sigma Chi will be presented Saturday night at the Sigma Chi Sweetheart Ball held in the Carolina Inn. Preregistrarion All General College students who expect to attend summer school, either one or both terms, should preregister for their courses during the period begin ning Wednesday. May 2. and ending Wednesday. May 16. Appointments with advisers may be made by signing the appointment sheets in the Gen eral College office. 308 South Building. Students who are not planning to attend fall quarter should preregister at the same lime. I I , v If - s -A f -r " If NEW MEMBERS OF THE ORDER OF THE GRAIL who were initiated in secret ceremonies Sunday night .are top row. left to rightt Bill Burkholder, Ralph Crever, Gene Oberdorf er. Wil liam Pregnall. Hamilton Horlon; middle row: Al House. Bill Headlee. Jim McLeod; and bottom row: Ed Love. William Graham, John Denham. Larry Botto, and Dalion Ruff in. Original Mystery Will Open Tonight Tonight and tomorrow night at 7:30 a Playmaker cast of 10, under the direction of William Sklarsky, will present Jim Ginther's original murder mystery, "Tempest in a Teacup." The play, admission free, is written in three acts, and tells of the poisoning of Profes- ; sor King, chairman of the Eng lish depai;tment at an unidenti fied college. There are nine faculty members who had motive and opportunity" to commit the crime, and it is the local de tective, Ed Jamieson, who finally discovers the murderer. Bill Sklarsky, who will direct, is a graduate student from Brook lyn, , N. Y, He was last seen as an actor in the Durham Theater Guild production of "Light Up the Sky" last February. Sklarsky has done considerable work in radio, having worked as a script writer and actor over New York stations. The leading role of Professor King, whose slaying sets the plot rolling, will be played by Larry Peerce, New Rochelle, N. Y. Peerce was seen in "Of Thee I Sing," and is considered an out standing comic actor. In this stu dent production he will attempt a serious and dramatic part. Chuck Kellogg will play the de tective, Ed Jamieson, who solves the crime. Kellogg is a graduate student with considerable exper ience in the theater. He has per formed with several stock com panies in the northeast, as well as operating a few of his own. Hal Hackett, who made his debut on the Playmaker stage last month, will play Bob Olson. He has been under contract with several Hollywood film com panies, as well ' as playing on Broadway in the musicals "Bo nanza Bound" and "Lend an Ear." (See PLAYMAKEHS, page 3) Dr. Newman To Present Hill Recital Dr. William S. Newman will present one of two programs that he has been giving on tour in colleges and universities during the past two weeks tonight at 8:30 in Hill Hall. Dr. Newman, in his tour includ ing schools in Pennsylvania, West Virginia, and Ohio, will give a program including music by Mendelssohn, Haydn, Brahms, and Scriabine. This summer, Dr. Newman will conduct the first annual clinic for piano teachers. Offered jointly by the Extension Division and the Music Department of the Uni versity, meetings will take place July 2-5. ; " A-, . .. '', ' V " mawm mil miiwu iij uminnit Phi Debates Merger Act Here Tonight The Philanthropic Literary So ciety will debate tonight resolving that "North Carolina College in Durham be instituted as a part of the Consolidated University." Introduced by Mel Tiesass, the bill is scheduled to come up for discussion at 8:30 in the Phi Hall of New East. Speaker Ham Horton predicted the debate would become "very spirited" and he extended an in vitation to everyone to attend the open meeting. Horton also pointed out that a discussion of forthcoming Di-Phi banquet would be held and that all representatives should be present to help in formulating plans for the event. Ugliest Man To Get Y Will Become I r ARDEN Grail Inducts 13 Members; Y Rites Held The Order of the Grail an nounced its 13 new members to the campus yesterday when each of the new initiates attached a card bearing his name to a large poster in the YMCA at 15 minute intervals throughout the morn ing. The Grail held its 34th initia tion Sunday night in secret cere monies near Chapel Hill. Men brought into the order were Larry F. Botto, junior, Bradenton, Fla.; William R. Burkholder, jun ior, Eagle Springs; Ralph L. Cra ver, sophomore, Lexington; John Denham, junior, Washington, D. C; William E. Graham, Jr. junior, Jackson Springs; Hamil ton C. Horton, Jr., sophomore, Winston-Salem; James Albert House, junior, Hobgood; Edgar Love, III, jun ior, Lincolnton; William O. Head Ice, junior, Ashcville; James C. McLeod, Jr., sophomore, Florence, S. C; Eugene Oberdorfer, II, Atlanta, Ga.; William S. Preg nall, sophomore, Charleston, S. C, and Daltori D. Ruffin, junior, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Membership in the top rank ing honorary service organization (See GRAIL, page 3) Cup Friday -.- Jl BOISSEAU 1 i ! I From UNC: Radiomen Broadcast On WDNC The Communications Center and Department of Radio have completed arrangements with Station WDNC-FM, Durham, en abling Carolina radio majors to get actual on-the-air experience to supplement their classroom training through daily program ming direct from Swain Hall studios. Radio: students, under the di- ection of Student Station Man ager Tom Maness, began broad pasting yesterday afternoon, pre senting an hour and a half of programming from 4:30 until 6 .o'clock. The programs are being broadcast five days a week over the Durham FM station. , j The arrangement is similar to that of last .year, when WDNC Manager Frank Jarman made ar rangements for Carolina students to use the Swain Hall facilities to program through the Durham outlet. The programs are broad cast live from Chapel Hill and sent over telephone wires to Dur ham where they are sent out on the WDNC-FM transmitter. , By next year the University hopes to have its own 250 watt FM educational station for broad casting in the Chapel Hill area. The application for such a station has recently been accepted by the Federal Communications Com mission in Washington. MUntil we get our own station," Maness said, "this arrangement with WDNC will give all of us a chance to gain actual radio ex perience. Maness has appointed Walt Whitaker, senior from Graham, to the post of program director. Jack Markham, Durham, will be production director, and Alan Compton, Garner, chief engineer. Music director is Charlie George, Raleigh, and music librarian is Marty Armstrong, Henderson ville. Betty Steele, Durham, has been appointed continuity chief, and Tom Tucker, Monroe, is chief announcer. Liberal Education Di's Topic Tonight" The Di Senate will discuss the liberal education plan of Chancel lor Hutchins of the University of Chicago tonight at Di Hall in New West Building at 8 o'clock. Ken Penegar will introduce the bill. Rogues Gallery Who is the ugliest man on campus? It's hard to say, but Theta Chi Fraternity will present 10 of the ugliest to the campus Wednesday morning in the YMCA lobby. And students will get their chance to vote for the man they think deserv--ing of the title, whether his looks be natural or cleverly made up. The winner will be announced and presented to his Queen for the night Arden Boisseau, May Queen of 1951 along with a list of prizes including an all-expense-paid-date with Miss Boisseau at the University Club Carnival Friday night. . A sizzling T-bone steak and cjiicken dinner, along with four mor.e free meals, will top the list of prizes donated by Chapel Hill merchants. If he has a car, the Ugly Man will win a free' car wash. And to get in trim for his date, a haircut has been offered as another prize. ; He will get a personally en graved gold cup from Theta Chi presented by the May Queen at the Friday night cere monies. The campus will get a Golden Fleece ill Conduct 48th Tapping . , Honorary Society To Tap Monday At Memorial Hall The Order of the Golden Fleece, highest men's honorary organization on campus, will con duct its 48th annual tapping cere monies for . new members next Monday night at 7:30 in Memorial Hall. Following the tapping, the an nual Valkyrie Sing will be held. This event each year gives fra ternity, sorority, and dormitory groups a chance to compete for loving cups given by the order of the Valkyries, women's honorary organization. : The number and names of the men to be tapped will not be re vealed until the ceremonies Mon day. - At a surprise tapping last year Dr. Frank P. Graham was retap ped in absentia into the organi zation. The year before that, Judge John J. Parker was retap ped. Nine students were tapped into the organization last year. The doors to Memorial Hall will be promptly closed at 7:30, the Fleece said, to preserve the im pressiveness and solemnity of the service. All who wish to attend the tapping must be in their seats at that time. The tapping of new members into the men's honorary order marks the Golden Fleece's only public meeting each year. It has been a practice since the group's founding in 1903 to conduct meet ings and activities in secrecy. Since the names of the officers are withheld from the public but are released at the tapping, the Jason, Hyparchos, Grammateus, and the Christopher for the past year will be recognized Monday. Members of the Fleece are chosen for their personal integ rity, outstanding service in one or more fields of student activity, scholarship and leadership. The order does not set a cer tain number for membership each year, but selects in proportion to the number of men on campus "deemed worthy of membership," a Fleece spokesmen said. In past years, the Fleece has inducted such outstanding men as the late O. Max Gardner and J. C. B. Ehringhaus, both former North Carolina governors; Dr. Graham; Greater University Pres ident Gordon Gray; Chancellor Robert B. House; author Thomas Wolfe and band leader and tele vision star Kay Kyscr. 'chance to .file past the Ugly Man all for the benefit of the Damon Runyan Cancer Fund. The entry deadline has been extended to Wednesday at 9 a.m. to handle last minute en tries, according to contest chair man Jim Nichols. Photographs are now being accepted at the Theta Chi house on East Rosemary St., Nichols said. To be a qualified entrant, a person need only be a male student at the University, he said. Natural ugliness is not necessary, Nichols said. , He also explained that the use of makeup and trick photography is legitimate, but that none of it may be professional. From among the entries, the 10 ugliest men will be selected by a committee formed from the fra ternity and those will go on dis play in the lobby of the Y for vot ing by the entire student body. The voting will take place to morrow through Friday and poll ing will be conducted by deposit ing pennies in. containers under the pictures. Each student man contribute as many pennies as he wishes and the man gaining the (See UGLY, Page 3) W Five Students Here Eligible For Grants yAAorehead Fun By Walt Dear Five nominees, four of them Phi Beta Kappas, have been chosen from 125 applications to represent Carolina for the first Morehead ' Scholarships; Chancellor R. B. House an nounced yesterday. The nominees are Calvin Theodore Leonard, Jr., Greens- boro; Edward George Bilpuch, Barter Theater 'Heiress' Is Coming Thursday By Charlie Brewer The Student Entertainment Committee will bring this year's series to a close when it pre sents "The Heiress" by the Bar ter Theater group in Memorial Hall Thursday night at 8 o'clock. The usual plan of admission will be followed. Students will be admitted free upon presenta tion of identification cards ' at auditorium doors, which open at 7 p.m. Tickets for student wives, townspeople, and faculty will go on sale at 7:40 for $1 each to fill any remaining seats. The story of the Barter Theater and its young founder and direc tor Bob Porterfield is a typical American "success story." During the depression Porter field knew hundreds of hungry actors looking for work and no ticed that many people wanted to see the live theater in action but had no money. In the high lands of Virginia, his native land, he knew there were plenty of farmers that had surplus hams and other food they couldn't sell. He brought the actors and the audiences together renewing the ancient custom of bartering serv ices rendered for commodities in to modern actuality. Leading a band of 22 hungry actors, Porterfield chose Abing don, Va., as the scene for his ex periment on June 10, 1S3. For the next 17 years they were to prove that the American people craved and demanded good the ater and would flock to see it. The group has produced more than 200 different productions of classics, new plays and famous Broadway hits. Stray Hats, Hogan Party For Juniors "Bring a gal, bring a blanket," will be the battle cry of all jun iors Saturday when the class of '52 gathers at Hogan's Lake for the big Junior Jamboree. All juniors are asked to make plans Saturday for the gala fes tivities which are scheduled to start following the Blue-White football game. Juniors and their dates will be admitted free of charge. The big junior weekend will start on Friday with the annual Straw Hat Day. Straw hats will go on sal in the Y Court today for 50 cents. The weekend windup on Sat urday night will feature a pic nic with food served by the Junior Class, dancing to hillbilly music, door prizes, and the blanket party as the evening's finale. Drawings for door prizes will be held following the picnic with about 15 prizes to be given away. Numbered tickets for the door prizes will be given with each purchase of a straw hat. Adah, Pa.; Richard Hampton Jenrette, Raleigh; William Stan ley Roth, Oteen, and Wyatt Hels abeck, Troy. The nominations were forward ed by House on recommendation of the local Morehead scholarship committee headed by Dean Wil liam Wells. The UNC nominees will be com peting with other selectees from Carolina schools who also have remittted five nominations to the central committee headed by Coach Bob Fetzer. Schools rang ing from Guilford, which has a 500 enrollment, to UNC, which presently enrolls 5,800, are sub mitting up to five nominations for the announced $1,500 scholar ships given on a yearly basis from a fund of $2,000,000. The nominees were chosen on high scholarly attainment, future academic intentions, and dem onstrated leadership. Wells stress ed that all around ability was aiv important requirement for the nominations and that the require ments roughly resemble those of the Rhodes Scholarships. "The committee regretted that nominations had to be limited to five selectees. There were a num ber of applicants that would have been selected had not the number been narrowed to five," he said. Wells pointed out that "modi fications of selection procedure" will be made next year. Members of the committee are -Wells, chairman; Guy B. Phillips, Dean of the School of Business Administration; Roy Armstrong, Director of Admissions; Edward F. Lanier, Central Records, and Special Assistant to President Gray, William Friday. The committee received aid in selecting nominees from the Uni versity scholarship committee. Each of the nominees has serv ed in various student fields. Leon ard, a first year law student, served as Student Body Vic; President. He is now president of the Interdormitory Council. Bilpuch was a standout of the defensive football team last year and is now doing graduate work in physics. Helsabeck is at pres ent working on his MA. degree and will go into the field of edu cation. Jenrette was editor of The Daily Tar Heel lat year and served on the Student Council this year. The Scholarships were set up last quarter under the Morehead foundation. This year the funds will go to those beginning grad uate or special work. Eventually, the funds will be extended to high school graduates. The scholarships have been com pared to the Rhodes Scholarships. Dean of Students Fred Weaver is on the Central Committee, the group which makes the final selections for the scholarships. Officials expect that the an nouncements of the final choices will be made before June. IFC Rushing Only one person has signed up with Ray Jefferies at the Dean of Students office to be rushed by fraternities for spring rushing. The IFC has announced that it will extend the "signing up period" through today. Tuesday through Thursday, May 1-3. and Monday, May 7. have been set as the official rushing nights. Fraternities will be host to prospective pledges from 7 o'clock lo 9:30 p.m. on these nights, Jti ...

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