The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, April 26, 1951, Page 1, Image 1
CEHIARS DSPT CHAPEL BILL, B. C. ' . ...... ' - - -A - ' FLEECE The Fleece will tap "men. who made themselves, great by working for the greatness of the University" Monday night. See editorial, page 2. WEATHER Partly cloudy. Yesterday's high 82.2; low 51.8. Expected high today 80. VOLUME LIX CHAPEL HILLN. C. . THURSDAY, APRIL 26, 1951 NUMBER 123 Gray Accepts Eisenhower's Council Post To Help Appraise Manpower Assets For National Unit Consolidated University Presi dent Gordon Gray has accepted an appointment by General D wight D. Eisenhower to the new Columbia University National Manpower Council. The purpose of the group is to appraise the nation's manpower resources "in a period of endur ing emergency," according to President Eisenhower, who is now on. leave from Columbia as command of SHAPE. Also included on the 15-mem-ber council are A. II. Sulzberger, publisher of The New York Times; Charles S. Johnson, president of Fisk University; James D. Zell erbach, former chief of the ECA Mission in Italy, and Lee A. Du Bridge, president of California In stitute of Technology. Schedule Set For Library After Survey New weekend library hours were announced yesterday by J. F. Bentley, assistant to the Uni versity Librarian. Beginning immediately, the re serve room and service desk will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday while other facilities will be closed. Sundays, the en tire library will open at 1:30 p.m., the circulation and reference desks will close at 5 o'clock, and other facilities will close at 10 p.m. The changes in the weekend schedule are a result of a survey conducted by the Library from December to April. A check was made of the relative use of the various departments at different times of the day. It was found that the circulation and reading desk were not used much during weekends, while the use of the-re-serve room was comparatively heavy. Bentlejr urged library-users to observe the new hours. "Respect the Honor Code" was also urged. Information concerning new reading rooms will be made pub lic, Bentley said, after completion of the work on the addition. Phi Debaters Recommend Merger Act The Philanthropic Assembly v.xnt on record Tuesday night as favoring a bill calling for the 'consolidation of N. C. College :it Durham as a part of the Great cr University." The measure was passed by a vote of 17-3. The debate, which became heat ed at times, shifted into a discus sion of segregation in general. Proponents of the bill argued that consolidation would benefit both Negroes and whites. In sharp con trast to this, foes of the'bill advo cated elimination of segregation it the University at Chapel Hill and branded the bill as "political subterfuge." R.S.V.P. All students who hare re ceived invitations to the student government inaugural banquet yesterday were urged io return their reply cards to Frannie Sweatt by Sunday at the latest. She said that a complete list of names was necessary before plans for the banquet could be completed. I'll- : !,. - i Si z SEVEN OF THE NINE PERSONS appearing in the Barter Theater's "The Heiress" at Mem orial Hall at 8 o'clock this evening are shown above. The show is free to students who present their ID cards. 11 ' SEC To Present Production By FORTUNE HUNTER Morris Townsend proposes to Heiress Cetherine Sloper in a scene from tonight's production of "The Heiress" ' by the Barter Theater. The performance is sponsored by the Student Entertainment Committee. . SP Names Mason New Party Leader Julian Mason has been elected chairman of the Student Party to succeed Peggy WaYren, party of- Fellowships In Guatemala Are Awarded Sturgis E. Leavitt, director of the Institute of Latin American Studies of the University, yester day announced that two fellow ships of $400 each, available for study in Guatemala this summer, have been awarded to William W. Brown and Miss Miriam L. Reilly, both students here. This summer school, to be con ducted by Tulane University in cooperation with the University of North Carolina, the University of Texas, and Vanderbilt Univer sity, will be unusual in that the number of students will be limit ed and all the students will take the same course. This course will combine Arche ology, ethnography, . economics, human geography, political sci ence, and social anthropology and will deal with "The Significance of the Indian as a Factor in Mid dle American Life." Parents' Day Is Open To Campus Officers of Alpha Phi Omega, national service fraternity, ' yes terday pointed out that the Par ents' Day scheduled for May 6 is to be "participated in by the en tire campus and not just APO members. ' . Jerry Shuping, president, stat ed that the Sunday afternoon af fair is in no way limited. "We want everybody to participate," he said. He reminded students that a booth will be set up in the Y Court to taxe reservations for a dinner which will begin the af ternoon's 'activities. f 4 . ? i arter Theater ficers announced yesterday. Mason, out-going chairman of the Elections Board and assistant attorney-general, defeated Paul Barwick in a party vote for the post. Barwick received the vice chairmanship of Uie group. Jane Jenkins was criosen secre tary, John Vincent treasurer,- and Henry Lowett publicity chairman. The party Executive Committee will be elected next Monday night at 9 o'clock. Jim Lamm was chosen to . fill the Legislature seat vacated by Hilliard Staton, who was elected to the Student Council. Lou Southern was chosen to fill an other legislative seat vacated by President Henry Bowers. - The SP Policy Committee will meet at 4:30 this afternoon in Graham Memorial, and the old and new Legislature caucuses will meet at 6:45 this evening in the Grail Room. The new chairman formerly served as treasurer and vice chairman of the Student Par-ty. He was also a member of the Student Legislature. Balloting For (Ugh!) Ugly Man Adds To Runyon Cancer Campaign The Damon Runyon Cancer Fund received a small shot in the arm at the conclusion of yesterday's balloting in the second annual Ugliest Man On Campus contest, according to Jim Nichols. But only several hundred penny votes were cast, he said, amounting to only a few dollars. Voting will take place at the YMCA today and tomorrow, he said, and he asked the student body to "dig down into its pockets for pennies to fight can cer" to make the contest and fund drive a success. Troupe Doors Open For 'Heiress Tonight At 7 Doors of Mem6rial Hall will open tonight at 7 o'clock for the Barter Theater's produc tion of "The Heiress." The play will be the last presenta tion of this year's Student En tertainment Committee series. Students will be admitted free upon presentation of ID cards. One-dollar tickets will , be available to student wives, faculty and townspeople for any seats remaining vacant af ter 7:40. The opening curtain will be at 8 o'clock. When the Barter Players bring their production of- the Broadway and movie hit,. "The Heiress," to the Campus, stu dents can see one of America's most unique and successful touring theatrical groups in action. Founded by Robert Porterfield in Abington, Va., during the depth of the depres- -sion, the Barter Theater got its start by exchanging drama for groceries. Today the organization has several national Uouring groups, and has won acclaim in America and Europe. "The Heiress," adapted from a Henry James novel, tells the story of a shy, awkward girl who is driven . to cruelty and disillusionment by a sardonic father and a faithless fiance. It has a cast of nine outstand ing Barter Players including Elizabeth Wilson, Peter Pagan, Mary Perry, and Rex Parting ton. Broadway and Hollywood names which have been on Baiter boards include Gregory Peck, Patricia Neal, Guy Kib bee, Jeffrey Lynn, Elizabeth Scott, Charles Korvin, and Frank Lovejoy. , The SEC series is supported by Student Legislature appro priations from the block fee. Members of the Student En tertainment Committee are Dick Allsbrook, chairman, Anne Townsend, Bunny Davis, Larry Peerce, Duffield Smith, and Charlie Brewer. Faculty representatives are Olin T. Mouzon, Samuel Selden, and William S. Newman. He said he had hoped for a larger turnout to make the total contribution to the fund an impressive gift. At the University Club Carni val tomorrow night, Theta Chi will present the Ugly Man from the stage of its booth located at the end of the midway on Navy Field. . The one of the 10 on display at the Y who receives the most votes will be adjudged winner of the second annual UMOC contest and will win a date with the May Queen of 1951, Miss Arden Boisseau. Qld Well Taps 65 Neophytes In Ceremonies Maurice Kidder Makes Address At Annual Rites Sixty-five students, rising jun iors and seniors active in campus activities, yesterday became members of the Order of the Old Well in its third annual initiation. ; At initiation ceremonies in Ger rrd Hall they' heard Dr. Maurice Kidder deliver the invocation and : Immediately following init iation ceremonies yesterday af ternoon members of the Old Well elected Allan Milledge of Miami, Fla., president of the .Order for the coming year. Bob Evans of Durham was named vice president and Bar ry Farber. Greensboro, secretary-treasurer. A three-man executive com mittee with three alternate members was also selected. Members are Bill Bostic, Bill Prince, and Paul Roth. Alter nates are Ben James and Ed Love. a welcome by Jim Gwynn, Order president. Chancellor Robert B House delivered the main ad dress. Initiated were Joe Augustine, Chapel Hill; Frank Allston, Jr., Arlington, Va.; Kyle Barnes, Winston-Salem7; Albert Blanken ship, Jr., Charlotte; Jean Bloom, Fayette, Mo.; Bill Bostic, III,( Forest City; Larry Botto, Braden son, Fla.; Anne Brewer, Birming ham, Ala.; Bill. Brown, Durham; Bill Burgess Raleigh; Philip Burkhalter, Charlotte; Davis Byrd, Jr., Goldsboro; Bill Cash, Spindale. Lew Chapman, Jr., Union, N. J.; David Clinard, Winston-Salem; Richard Cofield, Jr., Edentoh; Phyllis Costner, Lincolnton; Er win Danziger, Chapel Hill; Kath leen Davis, Weldon; Hamp Davis, Jr., Richmond, Va.; Frances Diane, Monroe; Charles Dwig gins, Jr., Greensboro; Frank Eck ert, Union, N. J.; Bob Evans, Dur ham; Mary Everett, Richmond, Va. Barry Farber, Greensboro; Charles Fox, III, Roanoke, Va.; Helen George, Raleigh; Margaret Gwaltney, Smithfield, Va.; Wini fred Harriss, Wilmington; Benja (See OLD WELL, page 5) Radio Listening Survey Has Increasing Results By Buddy Vaden Conducting a radio listening survey isn't as easy as it sounds. Students in the Department of Radio found this out the other day when they conducted a sur vey to determine Chapel Hill's listening habits. Students in the program plan ning course under Professor Ar thur V. Briskin, head of the de partment, made a total of 449 telephone calls in a half hour In addition, he will receive an all-expense-paid date from Chapel Hill merchants and a gold loving cup from Theta Chi fraternity, sponsor of the con test. A steak dinner, chicken din ner and four other dinners have been awarded to the Ugliest Man on Campus by Chapel Hill Merchants. In. addition, cloth ing, a car wash and a free hair cut have been donated to the contest. A special surprise gift will be awarded at the presenta tion of the Ugly Man tomorrow . night. erb Stediom n i' . 1 . 1 i s-y f ' -a '(iiiiil'i mm w'i1llTf,'"lr-Bft"liiaitVl1n1rt-1lli, t i "wfc'1'- : GOLDEN FLEECE MEMBERS are shown above awarding a certificate of recognition to former Senator Frank Porter Graham, president of the University for 19 years until he went to the Senate. The annual Golden Fleece tapping is scheduled for Mon day high! in. Memorial Hall, and the names of the new members and also of the old member to be honored are being kept secret. Above, left 6 right, are Jim Wallace, Ray Jef feries, John Sanders. Bil Roth, Ed Washington, Dr. Graham, Jim Gwynn and Charlie Bartletl. Officers' Set For 8 Inauguration of student gov-, ernment officers for the 1951 52 academic , year will take place tonight at ,8 o'clock in the hall of the Dialectic Sen ate, New West Building. Officers to be inaugurated include the president of . the student body, vice president, secretary-treasurer, speaker of the Coed Senate, the Student Legislature, and members of the Student Council, Men's Honor Council and Women's Honor Council. All those officers must at tend the function. President John Sanders will preside at the meeting, and Student Council Chairman Larry Botto will administer the oaths of office. The meeting, which is open period to determin who was lis tening to what. They found out much more than Chapel Hillians' listening habits. The results of the survey show ed that most women don't pay attention to what they are listen ing. Many of them interviewed in the survey had to call their husbands to the phone to tell the interviewer what was going on. One woman evidently hated radio programs. Her husband, she said, was outside in his automobile lis tening to his favorite program. Many people, thinking the call er was master of ceremonies on a quiz program with prizes to give away for the correct answers, rushed to their, radios to snap them on, trying at the same time to keep the interviewer on the line. The survey did produce results, though. It was found that there is a man in Chapel Hill who lis tens to Station WPIX (a New York television station) on his radio. He reported that he was listening to a "morning sunrise program" (at" 7:30 in the evening). This would indicate that WPIX has a Hopper ating of .0022. Other results of the survey showed that news programs are most popular in Chapel Hill and that Station WPTF in Raleigh is the most listened to station. . cimeou Ai Inaugural Tonight to the campus, will be climaxed by a brief address by the new president of the student body, Henry Bowers. Joyce Evans ts Chairman For Council Joyce Evans, a rising senior from Harrellsville, has been nam ed chairman of the Women's Hon or Council for the coming year and Mel Stribling has been select ed to serve as clerk, it was an nounced yesterday. Both girls were elected by members of the Council at a re cent meeting. They will replace Winifred Harriss and Judy San ford, outgoing chairman and clerk. Joyce is vice president of Delta Delta Delta sorority, secretary of the University Party, a member of The Daily Tar Heel business staff,, and was selected Home coming Queen by the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity last fall. She graduated from Peace Junior College in Raleigh last spring and has served on the Women's Council since December. From Clarksdale, Miss., Mel Stribling is a member of the Budget Committee, was a delegate to the State Student Legislature, is a member of the Student Legis lature, on the YWCA CamDus Af fairs Committee, and was named outstanding pledge of Chi Omega sorority. She graduated from Stephens Junior College in Columbia, Mo., and was elected to the Council in December. High School Day Is This Saturday Thousands of North Carolina high school students will swarm onto the campus Saturday for the annual High School Day, and University Club President Duffield- Smith yesterday appealed for volunteers to conduct tours of the campus for the visitors. The visiting classes will be shown the campus and given a free show at the Morehead Plan etarium, in addition to the activi ties planned for the day. The present Planetarium show is "The End of The World." n P.M. J) Big Weekend To Kick Off Here Today Modern Venus To Be Crowned, Will Get Cup Carolina's coed fillies will be straining at the bit and waiting for the starter's gun marking the opening of the seventh annual Sigma Chi Derby at 3 o'clock this after noon in Kenan Stadium. The Derby will begin a weekend of festivities for Sigma Chi fraternity which ends with the climactic Sweetheart Ball Saturday night in the Carolina Inn. In addition to the five campus sororities, the Stray Greeks and the Independent Coeds will par ticipate in various events, in cludirfg a pie eating contest, a sack race, and an egg and spoon race. "Miss Modern Venus of 19fr will be selected from the host of campus lovelies competing for the title this year. She will receive a cup in token of her beauty. Norm Sper, alumnus of the University and past head cheer leader, will officiate as judge. The Derby will be kicked off by a parade starting at the Chapel Hill High School at 2 o'clock. It will wind its way through Chape! Hill, ending up at the Stadium. Door prizes will be awarded at the Derby to each spectator hold ing a winning ticket stub. Tickets will be issued at the gate. Ad mission is free. A Sigma Chi spokesman said yesterday afternoon that the door prizes, to be awarded" halfway through the program, would rang? all the way from "a free car wash to an electric coffee perculator." He said that over 30 prizes would be given out. A loving cup will be awarded to the organization winning the largest number of points in all the events. Last year Pi Beta Phi sorority won the field events and Joyce Richert won the title of "Miss Modern Venus." Booths To Be Constructed For Carnival Twenty-three organizations will begin construction of booths for the University Club Carnival at noon tomorrow on Navy Field. Amateur carpenters and elec tricians will be busy setting up various amusement stands which will be open for business at 7 o'clock tomorrow night. The 200 foot midway will offer a variety of entertainment including rat roulette, minature golf, penny toss, and side shows. The judges will choose the most original booth before the Carni val gets underway. The name of the organization which wins will be announced at the presentation of the Ugliest Man on Campu.s winner by the Theta Chi booth. Rush Bids Prospective fraternity rushei may pick up their bids loday between 9 and 5 o'clock and to morrow from 9 lo 1 o'clock at Gerrard Hall. The formal spring rushing period begins next week.