The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, May 02, 1951, Page 1, Image 1
U N c biBftam SEHIAHS DEPT. CHAPEL HILL, 11 C. 8431-49 MAILBOX See the Editor's Mailbox on page 2 for readers' reactions to a letter by Ken Wright. WEATH ER Cloudy, warmer and after noon thundershowers today. Yesterday's high 83 9, low 59.2. Expected high today 85. VOLUME LIX CHAPEL HILL, N. C. WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 1951 NUMBER 131 Oil I raining Ends July 25, VA Reminds Veterans Must Meet Deadline, Begin Courses Special to The Daily Tar Heel WINSTON-SALEM, May 1 The July 25 deadline for starting GI Bill courses of education and training for most veterans is only three months away, the Veterans Administration pointed out re cently. That date, established by law, should be kept in mind, the VA said, by World War II veterans making plans for schooling or training at Government expense This coming summer term" for example, will be the last during which most veterans will be per mitted to enter or re-enter GI Bill training. - . A veteran actually must be in training .by "the deadline if he wants to continue afterwards lne VA . wiu consider him in training, even though he has tern porarily interrupted his course for the summer vacation or for other Reasons beyond his control such as re-entry into military service. Once he completes or discon tinues his program of training af ter the cut-off date, he may not start another course. Also, he must meet these re quirements: He will be expected to pursue his training "continuously until completion, except for conditions which normally would cause in terruption by any student." He may change his educational objective "only while in training and then for reasons satisfactory to the Administrator." ROTC Cites Local Cadet With Award James R. Strickland, junior from Wilson, was awarded the Air Force Association Medal in ceremonies held by the Air Force AROTC here yesterday. The medal is an annual pres entation by the Air Force Associ ation to the outstanding AFROTC Cadet and was given Strickland yesterday by, Lt. Col. Jesse J. Moorhead of the local unit. Fol lowing the presentation, 400 cadets passed in "review honor ing Strickland. CAMPUS BRIEFS THE MEN'S GLEE CLUB will meet today at 4:30 instead of 5 p.m. in Hill Hall. COED SENATE will meet in the Roland Parker lounges of Graham Memorial at 7 p.m. GRADUATE CLUB will meet on the steps of the Monogram Club at 5:30 this afternoon to leave for a picnic in Battle Park. All graduate students are invited. THE BYLINE, "By Jim Wilson" in yesterday's Daily Tar Heel was incorect. The editorial page column was written by a staff member. Ring Sales Lee Blackwell. representalive of the L. G. Balfour Company, manufacturers of the official University ring, wil be in the lobby of the Y today from 10 a.m. until 4 this afternoon lo take orders for junior and senior class rings. - The Order of The Grail is sponsoring the sale of University rings oh campus. Senior Weekend Festivities To Include Barefeet, Picnic Class President New Dowd yes terday urged all seniors to plan now to take part in the annual Senior Weekend activities, sched uled . for Thursday, , May 10, through Saturday, May 12. All of the festivities have been designed especially for seniors and there will be no admission charge for any of the events planned. A special late movie for seniors will be held Thursday night and will begin promptly at 11 o'clock. The title of the film will not be announced. Late permission for senior coeds has been granted by Scholarship Regulations Are Outlined Regulations for the annual com petition for Rhodes Scholarships, to be held next December, were announced yesterday by Dean C. P. Spruill, Secretary for this state. The scholarships, awarded each December, are made for two years at Oxford University. Basis of selection includes "literary and scholastic ability and attain ments; qualities of manhood, truth, courage, devotion to duty, sympathy, kindliness, unselfish ness, and fellowship; exhibition of moral force of character and. of instincts -to lead and take an interest in his schoolmates, and physical vigour, as shown by in terest in outdoor sports or in other ways," Dean Spruill said. To be eligible, a scholar must be a citizen of the United States and unmarried, be between 19 and 25 years of age, and must be at least a junior in a recognized college or university. Thirty-two scholarships are as signed each year in the United States, competition being held an nually in each state. ' Dean Spruill emphasized that it is necessary for the applicant to submit recommendations from his college or university to the state committee, institutional re presentative' or to him as state secretary. CPU To Discuss Segregation The Carolina Political Union will discuss segregation with spe cial reference to education at its weekly meeting in the Grail Room of Graham Memorial Sun day evening at 8 o'clock. Visitors, particularly those with definite views on the sub ject to be discussed, are cordially invited. The discussion will be followed Many Foreign Students In U.S., Survey Shows Special to The Daily Tar Heel NEW YORK, May 1 There are some 30,000 foreign students re presenting an investment of $75, 000,000 on American college cam nnses todav. according to a sur- !vey made by the Institute of In- ternational Education here. Some 1,400 schools scattered ! across the U. S. reported they had 'at least one foreign student lend ing an international flavor to their student bodies. New York state has the most students, 5,452, while Nevada has the fewest with 13. Those uni versities over 1,000 foreign stu dents included Columbia with 1,414, University of California, 1,232, and New York University, 1,211. In percents, several smaller schools exceeded the larger uni versities. Massachusetts Institute of Technology lead with 9.13 per cent, and Harvard and Howard were next with 5.88 and 5.37 per cent respectively. the Women's Interdormitory Council and Dean Katherine Cai rn ichael's office. Senior Barefoot Day, for years a favorite among members of the graduating class,' will be held Friday. Dowd a-sked all seniors to "leave your shoes at home and join your, fellow classmates in let ting the student body know who you are." Topping the list of weekend fes tivities wil be a picnic for mem bers 'of the senior class at Hogan's Lake beginning at 10 o'clock Sat urday morning. Plans are now being made for transportation for 1951-52 Cheerleaders Are Chosen By Minett Head cheerleader Cy Minett realeased yesterday a list of the cheerleaders chosen for 1951-'52. Members of the squad were chosen after tryouts held last Tuesday. The new members are Barbara Merrill, Barbara Sanford, : 'Charley Harrell, Tommy Rogers, Health Tests To Be Given In Chapel Hill A multiple screening pro gram will be conducted in Chapel Hill and Carrboro dur ing the first two weeks of Iviay, Dr. O.D. Garvin, district health officer, has announced. The program includes a chest X-ray, record of blood pressure, and test for vision, diabetes, and anemia. Any one of the tests may be taken with out taking the others- if so desired. A report of each test will be sent to all individuals so that such follow-up as is in dicated can be done by their private physicians. The testing starts tomorrow at the local Health Depart ment beginning at 9 a.m. For further information of the schedule contact the Health Department. Garvin urged that everyone take all of the free tests. by a business meeting at which the officers for the coming year will be elected. Anyone who has expressed a desire to join the Union is requested to submit his application in time for action by the Union before the election. New members elected Sunday will be eligible to vote in the forthcoming election. Investigating where the money is coming from to make this travel-study possible, the Institute said that about 13 percent of the 30,000 students came, wholly or partly, on money from the U. S. taxpayer's pocket. Another 13 percent are on scho larships given by the schools themselves, four and a half per cent receive philantropic aid from organizations in the U. S., and an additional four percent are helped by their own government. A little over 50 percent are paying their own way. The i most popular subject among foreign students, the sur vey shows, is engineering, with the liberal art and social sciences next in that order. Results of the survey are pub lished by the Institute in a free booklet, "Education for One World," which is available to the public at the Institute of Inter national Education, 2 West 45th Street, New York 19, N. Y. ; seniors and their dates to and from the lake.' Picnickers will be treated to barbecue, hush puppies, slaw, and soft drinks and equipment- will be provided for softball games and a horseshoe tournament, i Students planning to attend the picnic must pick up tickets at either Lenoir Hall or the Y court from 9 a.m. to 12 noon beginning tomorrow through -next Wednes day, May 9. The tickets are being given out in order to determine the number of students that will be on hand for the affair. j (See SENIOR, page 3) j Bert Wade, Marlyn MacKinnon, Liz Cooley, Rosalind Isom, Don nie Thomas, Jim Goodin, Adair Beasley, Sue Carter, Clyde Camp, Dewey Wood, Bill Hogshead, Har ry Aycock, Joe Hamrick, and Marilyn Hobel. The new squad has been prac ticing since selections were made every afternoon at 4 o'clock. "We" plan," said Minett, "to work on some tumbling this fall, and we plan to have a series of hat-stunts perfected by then. We'll have several new yeli,s too."v He added that the squad will appear in new uniforms in the fall. The senior squad will report for practice a week before school starts. After the first week of classes, further tryouts will be held for the benefit of students entering school in the fall. Minett, who was elected two weeks ago, replaced Joe Cham bliss. Chambliss resigned from his position earlier in the year to join the armed servces. Some 20 students competed for the cheerleader postions and two teams composed of those trying out cheered at the Blue-White game last Saturday. Plans Laid For Confab On Marriage Further plans for a conference on courtship and marriage, spon sored by the YMCA, were an nounced yesterday. The discus sions are intended to be of special interest to engaged couples, but it was pointed out that all in terested persons are urged to at tend. Mrs. Ethel Nash, Dr. Reubin Hill, and Dr. Ellena Easley, lead ers for the discusions, announced the dates as May 8, 10, 15, 17 from 8 to 10 p.m. Tentative plans call for the conference to be held in the Y library. Jack Prince and Pat Jewell, conference co-chairmen, who were in charge of making arrangements, stated that information and ap plication forms could be obtained at the Y office. June Grads Should -Make Applications All students who plan to grad uate in June should file their ap plications with the dean of the school in which" they are regis tered. Any student who filed an appli cation and has since found he will not graduate in June should see Dean William Wells as soon as possible. ; This applies to. graduate . stu dents as well as undergraduates. Gray Says Tests Not Certain Armstrong Consuls On Student Aetfon If Plan Approved . President Gordon Gray assert ed yesterday that the . draft ex emption exams proposed by the National Selective Service are still an uncertainty and that there is no need to "get excited about the tests at present.',' "Since the situation changes from veek to week, I cannot make any suggestions at his time7' he said. At the same time Director of Admissions Roy Armstrong gave advice to students on the proper action to take should the tests be instituted. A reserve Army Major and a member of the State Selective Service system, Armstrong said, "Every student who is registered and is under 26 should take the test if it is given." He pointed out that it was not the type of exam that requires preparation. If Congress approves the pro gram which, was proposed oy National Selective Service offi cials, students would be deferred from service on a high score basis. However, Armstrong explained that a student's deferment may depend not only on the test score and his class standing but also on the local board's disgression. Debate "in Congress has pointed toward a killing of the proposal. Educational leaders and others have claimed that the plan would be unfair to men who could not pay their way through school and that the plan might tend to de velop an intellectual aristocracy. Others have viewed the pro posal as a concrete way of train ing qualified men who would be more valuable to the services in the future. Chest Booth To Be Placed In V Lobby A booth will be set up in the lobby of the "Y" this morning and tomorrow lo collect pledges made during the Campus Chest drive, Bob Payne, chairman of the drive, announced yesterday. Fifty per cent of the $2,900 collected in the drive is in pledges, said Payne, and the booth will enable students to pay the $1,400 now outstanding. The $2,900 total for this year's drive falls short of the $4,400 col lected last year. Faculty response was also less than last year, ac cording to Payne, as faculty" so licitations were made near the close of the winter quarter. Draft Dr. Henderson Replies To Charge That HeTook A Second Helping By Archibald Henderson My attention has been called (and I mean "called" by letter, telephone, and word of mouth!) to a story sent out by Bob Madry, Director of the University News Bureau, to the press on April 1 (readers will please note the significance of the date!) about my .taking two, alleged helpings of a chocolate roll. The story quoted my good friend, Max Steinhardt, New York attorney, as saying that I had violated one of my own rules for keeDine- fit and at normal weight by taking this second help ing when I . was his dinner guest. I was shocked and mortified by the grave errors in this story. In the first place, I repudiate the charge that I am now in my 74th year. I was born on June 17, Ivans Is arton To Head Orientatio Student Body. President Henry coming year and released three Bowers , yesterday named Bob) other administrative appoint Evan? -'Attorney General for the' ments made recently. F rat Average Improves; Sororities Still In Lead The all-fraternity scholastic average for winter quarter is slightly better than that of the all-men's, according to a re-, lease yesterday by Ray Jef-. feries, assistant to the Dean of Men. The sororities still continue to outshine the men academic ally by a wide margin, how ever. The sororities lead the cam pus with a 2.3552 average. The contest is between the all-fraternity and all-men averages with 2.8893 and 2.8901 scores respectively. . The point values are com puted on the basis: A-l, B-2, ' D-4, and F-6. Alpha Delta Pi sorority is the campus leader with a 2.- Princeton Professor Lectures Here Tonight Dr. John von Neumann, native of Budapest, Hungary, who has been professor of mathematics at Princeton University since 1933, will deliver the" final addresses ot Ancient Car Constructed For Comedy Chapel Hill's first fire truck at least parts of it -will run on the Playmaker stage tomorrow night when the Theatre Francais production of "Knock" opens for a two night stand. The original vehicle of 1916 vintage occupies an honored place on the second floor of Strowd Motor Company and Mr. Strowd generously offered to lend it in tact for the French comedy. The first act takes place in an an cient vehicle moving along a highway at the dizzy speed of 15 miles per hour. ' But difficulties were encounter ed when the stage door of the theater, measured and remeasur ed, proved to be a few inches too narrow to allow the fire truck's passage. Nothing remained but for Walter Creech, director of the play, to construct an automobile that would pass through the door. For the past week the Play maker cast has been occupied with the reconstruction of the truck, which so far features the hood of a 1916 fire truck and the horn of a 1914 Ford. 1877. Let the reader make his own j calculation and draw his own con clusion! One does not have to be a mathematician to make such a simple computation. In the second place, the allega tion of my . good friend, Stein hardt, is like the charges of so many lawyers: it is the truth, but cannot qualify as the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Remember the old saw: "Sup pressio veri, suggestio falsi." That now famous chocolate roll, in tne snape or a z,eppeiin or dirigible balloon, was handed to me first. I was talking away at a two-forty gait; and without pay ing any particular attention, took one slice which was off the tip end. When I came to eat it, I noticed that it was about the size Attorney 2639, and the Chi Omegas are second. The lowest sorority had a higher average than the high est fraternity. Pi Lambda Phi is tops academically among the fraternities with a 2.4305 aver age, but is beat by Delta Delta Delta sorority with a 2.4541 average. Twelve fraternities are above the all-men's average. This leaves only 11 below and gives them a better than .500 overall average. ' Second among the fraterni ties is Delta Psi with a 2.5207 average. ' Zeta Beta Tau is third with a 2.5533, and Tau Epsilon Pi fourth with a 2.5581 average. the 1950-51 Social Science Lecture Series here tonight and tomorrow. Dr. Neumann, "regarded as one o the world's foremost mathe maticians, will deliver his only public address of the series to night at 8 o'clock in 403 Alumni Building. ,Thc subject of this ad dress will be "Human Behavior and Its Relation to Games of Strategy." His other talks to faculty groups will be at 4 o'clock today at the Carolina-Duke Mathematics Colloquim in Phillips Hall; at a Philosophy Department luncheon at the Monogram Club at one o'clock tomorrow; at the Carolina Physics Colloquim in Phillips Hall at 4:30 tomorrow afternoon, and again at 8 o'clock tomorrow night when he will address a joint meeting of the Mathematical Statistics Colloquim and the state chapter, of the American Statis tical Association in Phillips Hall. Sponsored by the Institute for Research in Social Science, the lecture series arc delivered by outstanding authorities in their fields each month during the scholastic year. Pines Restaurant Has New Manager Contrary to a story which ap peared in The Daily Tar Heel last week, Charles D. Frye is now managing the Pines restaurant on the Raleigh Road. The establish ment is owned by Frank Daven port of Chapel Hill, who employs Frye as manager. of the mythical silver dollar, which used to be in active circu lation in my boyhood. This tiny slice was so small that I ate it at one bite. ! It proved so delightful that I asked Mrs. Steinhardt if I might not have one more slice, which by this time was full size, coming off the mid-section of the roll. As two such mid-slices make a nor mal helping, I calculate, using the well known formula for a right cylinder, that I received in all less than three-fourths of a helping! N This was verified shortly after wards when, upon weighing on extremely accurate scales, I found, to my great delight, that I had not gained, but actually lost one-hundredth of an ounce in weight. - General; Ken Barton was selected orien tation chairman, Erline Griffin was named to replace Julian Ma son as Elections Board chairman, and Ken Pcnegar was appointed chairman of the Audit Board. These are the first of some 81 administrative positions to be filled by Bowers. All are subject to the formality of approval by the Student Legislature. A rising senior from Durham, Evans served as chairman of the Carolina Forum during the last two quarters, has been on the varsity debate team for four years, was on the Student Coun cil, and is a Phi Beta Kappa. Barton has been acting chair man of the Orientation Commit tee since the resignation o Bill Prince earlier in the year. lie is editor of the YMCA handbook and has worked with the commit tee this spring in setting up orien tation for summer school fresh men. Erline has worked on the Elec tions Board for the past year and is at present president of Spencer dormitory. Penegar, who was recently elected to a seat on the Publica tions Board, is a member of the Student Legislature where he served on the Finance Commit tee ,and has worked with the au dit board for the past year. He replaces Ben James in the posi tion. All of the names will be pre sented to the Student Legislature for approval when they meet to morrow night. D.G. Monroe To Give Talk In GM At 7 The second night of the coed training program will get under way at 7 o'clock in Graham Mem orial tonight with an address by Dr. David G. Monroe of the Po litical Science Department on "Parliamentary Procedure on the Campus." Dr. Monroe ,will be introduced by Kash Davis. At 7:30, following the address, the program will break down into the following commissions for individual dis cussions: The Women's Honor Council, Council Room, Winifred Harriss, leader; J. C. Sittcrson, advisor. House councils and sorority house managers, Roland Parker no. 1, Frances Johnson, leader; Mr. Guy B. Johnson, advisor. (See MONROE, page 3) Cosmo Club To Entertain UNC Faculty The Cosmopolitan Club will honor administration and faculty members as guests at a special meeting this Sunday, May fi, at 4 p.m., in the Rendezvous Roo:n of Graham Memorial, President Shahen Haroutunian announced yesterday. As part of a get-acquainted program, a display of native art, handicraft work, pictures, arid books will be presented by club members. "We wish to have Ihe f amity get to know us and us know them," the Iranian student .said. Refreshments will be served in English lea style at 5 o'clock. Green Forms The Central Records Office an nounced yesterday that prercgi tration green forms will be ac cented at the Registration Office Archer House, today throm:i May 16. All students are urged to set their Deans or Advisers during this period. .May 16 is the abio- iute ueacuine lor acceptance u these forms.