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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, May 04, 1951, Page 2, Image 2

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FRIDAY, MAY 4, 1951 FR THE DAILY TAStHEEE t PAGE TWt 'ilh-TS XJf ITS 0 HI U f Editor's Mailbox Determined Doctor byWiiiiamPeterson Contact by Paul Barwick s- fosr h m v V t. o u b b. df te cu Pi e sp hi; hi mc r r Gn wo: . ren The official -student newspaper of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where It is published by the Publications Board daily during the regular sessions of the University except Saturday, Sunday, and Monday, examination and vacation periods, and during ! the official summer terms when it is printed weekly. Printing is done by Colonial Press, Inc., Chapel Hill, N. C. Entered as second class matter at the Post Office at Chapel Hill, N. C, under the act of March 3, 1879. Subscription price: $8 per year, $3 per quarter. Reproduction of the masthead, flag, or the name "The Daily Tar Heel" is prohibited without the express permission of the Publications Board. Editor-in Chief GLENN HARDEN Business Manager OLIVER W ATKINS Managing Editor .. : ANDY TAYLOR Associate Editor . WALT DEAR Sports Editor : ZANE BOBBINS For This Issue:1 Night Editor, Rolfe Neill- A Review While the new executive branch of student government is being formulated, it is time to review the accomplishments of the old regime. What has Henry Bowers' predecessor done? That question looms large upon the minds of those interest ed in student government as well as those who claim that the whole system of students "meddling" in, University af fairs should be thrown out. In a rocky turbulent year, John Sanders has quietly gone about his job in a reserved but highly competent manner. Not an ostentatious person, Sanders, nevertheless, has com pleted sucessfully a job-that is the biggest headache on camp us and one that requires considerable intelligence and energy. The problems confronting the student body president in the last year have been mainly problems involving action with the administration. Med School tuition raise, the question of student welfare particularly in the self-help and social benefits fields, plus academic matters all these have demand ed a president who could work with South Building, disagree with the faculty, or suggest changes to the Board of Trustees. Sanders has been able, in a large way, to work with these University officials. Almost singlehandedly, Sanders started a fight to block the Med School raise in tuition that the State Legislature was considering. Although his campaign was unsuccessful in halt ing the raise, he gained great respect for Carolina Student Government from the administration, from the Board of Trustees, and from the State solons. He helped reorganize the Student Welfare Board, the joint student government-administration group that discusses and advises on general questions affecting students and South Building officials. Although primarily a project of members of the Interdorm Council and the Dean of Students, Sanders worked hard on the whole social room question and made pertinent sugges tions on ways to obtain better social facilities for dorm men. In spite of a hue and cry, he recommended that academic standards for Student Government aspirants be raised. This proposal was later acknowledged as a good measure by most people who were affected. Sanders was successful on the home front in clearing up some of the nebulous parts of the Honor System and in pro moting a mutual understanding among the campus Honor Councils. Working with the Dean of Students, he tried to get more social and study facilities for the new H Dorm, but due to a misunderstanding on the value of social rooms in general, the proposal was not taken up. In his Work with the legislature, Sanders, through his executive agencies, recommended several bills, among them the Student Business Plan, which became the law of the campus. The Plan was designed to promote more beneficial relations between town merchants and students. Perhaps one of Sanders' most notable achievements was his ability to land new people into student government and provide future leaders for the campus. This past year many new faces have made appearances on the governing scene and these men and women are developing into great poten tial for the coming years. It is important that we view these accomplishments with the facts in mind that there was a great apathy among stu dents toward student government and campus problems, that there was little to work with in financial respects, and that occasionally a backward trend in attitudes had to be met. Through a well organized executive branch, a cool and ef ficient manner, this leader from Four Oaks has come through with much and paved the way for future successful ventures in Student Government endeavors. W.M.D. Orchids Editorial orchids this week go to Larry Botto and the Student Council for their excellent and impartial work. Botto, the first student ever to be re-elected as chairman of the council, has served during his administration, and will con tinue to serve during next year in an objective and impartial manner. He, more than any other single individual, must be held responsible for the success of the judiciary since it was set up under the constitution of 1946. He has worked out a mass of procedural and judicial details. He has let the supreme court of this campus its present dignity and fearlessness. He has made it a body truly deserving of respect. His excellent work has been recognized by two leading student organizations the Golden Fleece and the Order of the Old Well. We add our orchids to theirs. Staff orchids this week go to Rolfe Neill, who was elected President of the North Carolina Collegiate Press Association last week and received their top award for news writing. Neill's prize story was a description of the mob fight fol lowing the Wake Forest game last. fall, but judges acclaimed the overall excellence and liveliness in marking his ne.ws stories. We've known he was good all along. We're glad everybody else does now. United States National Stu dent Association is the Voice of American Students. Back in 1946 the United States was asked to send 25 delegates to Praque to the founding conference of the International Union of Students. The University of North Caro lina was one of 15 universities in the United States asked to send a delegate. 4 Jimmy Wallace, by a margin of one vote, was selected as the Carolina representative on the United States delegation. When the delegation returned to America, it was cognizant of the fact that no organization existed in America whereby the students could voice their opin ions on local, national or inter national affairs as a unit. It was through this obvious need for such an organization that the USNSA was organized. The University of North Caro lina, represented by Jimmy Wal lace, took an active part in the formation of NSA. It is to Caro lina's credit that it has always taken the lead in NSA, and that Jimmy Wallace was chairing the assembly when the NSA became a reality in December 1946. Since that time the American student has come into possession of a strong voice throughout the World through NSA. It is a large organization today being made up of 325 colleges and universi ties and representing over 800, 000 students. This one fact about NSA shows its value and the necessity of the University of North Carolina to continue its leadership in the Association. Just as last year, the Regional National Student Association meeting is being held here at Carolina. Ann Sulzberger, chair man of the local NSA, said 97 schools have been invited to the Regional May 4-6. It is not known just how many schools will send delegates, but regard less of the number of schools represented, the students are exercising their right to assem ble and he heard, in the final analysis, over the face of ' the earth. Here at Carolina it seems that students do not have even a complete knowledge of NSA. If one were to take time out, look around, ask a few questions about the Association, he could see concrete examples of work done on this campus through the organization. Two big projects on campus have been the Cur riculum and Faculty Evalua tions. At the present, NSA is sponsored a First Aid Class. The Campus Chest, which all of us realize is very valuable to the campus, is also a NSA pi'oject. Orientation here has received many solutions to its problems over the past few years of tri bulation. Since Orientation has become more efficient, new stu dents are indoctrinated with the Carolina way of life, the Honor System, and what is expected of them. Most of our information a"d assistance from NSA has been-bn old projects such as Orientation, finance, publica tions, court structure, honor sys tem, and student administration. We as Americans always want something concrete or we think that the organization at work is valueless. National Student As sociation has given us something concrete, but the VALUE OF NSA IS FOUND IN CONTACT AT LOCAL, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL LEVELS. The NSA Congress, which is held each year on some college or university campus, is the meeting ground and distribution point of ideas and ideals. In the ' "Congress Report" of the 1950 Congress, it was brought out that "the significance of the Con gress rests in part with the pro gram and policy emphasis and the direction set for the national Staff, (but) a deeper, more pro found meaning can be discern ed when the Congress is viewed, not as a legislative bodyj but as a laboratory situation. .for test ing of stereotypes and ideas and the development of attitudes. Students can create ideas and ideals that are imaginative and far reaching." Students of the University of North Carolina should be proud of the record it has in connection with NSA. Carolina should be proud of such men as Al Low enstein, present president of NSA, Bill Miller, Jesse Ded mond, Bill Mackie, Ben Jones, John Sanders, Banks Talley, Dick Murphy, Jim Lamm, Kash Davis, Fred Crawford and Herb Mitchell. Since its beginning, Carolina Coffee Clique Complains Editor: Y. Court coffee has never been strong enough to bother any body, so we don't worry about retaliation from the next cup it self. To gripe about said coffee has practically replaced the sand-in-sandal wail of past years. Our gripe is not with the cof fee anyway, but with those wicked widdle wooden weapons that they give you to stir it with. (Most people toy with their cof fee, we fight with it.) After eight quarters we are still at a loss as to what part those pronged picnic pickle pad dles play . . . other than punc turing peoples' peepers. Ourselves, we like to slurp our coffee'. So we would like to ask your readers just how the hell can .you slurp coffee with a pronged picnic pickle paddle? We might offer a couple of suggestions. How about some spoons? Or maybe some pickles? What pleasure playing piercing picnic pickles with a pronged picnic pickle paddle! If our suggestions are not forthwith followed we would like for you to consider us the charter members of the poten tially powerful, possibly potent, pronged picnic pickle paddle picketers party. Yer plenty peeved pals, Alan Ballard Bob Spencer Jack Prince Last Word On Diggs Editor: Adverse opinions taking the form of uncalled for blasphemy intensified yesterday's editorial column. Dan Duke, Jerry Jones (Dog), and Jack (Warped) Hop kins, like family redeemers had a field day after reading my ar ticle of May first. They literally tramped up and down the field throwing irreverant, ignoble, hard-rock propogandistic clinch es intended solely for the defa mation of my character. Such fanatical die-hards, al though white externally, are black at heart and should be al lowed to run wild without some inhibitory influence being exert ed. My proposed suggestion is that they take the next boat to Liberia, and I'll be only too glad to send them a one way ticket, punched personally. Incidental ly, Liberia is established for Dear Sir: In the spirit of constructive criticism, allow me to question your editorial judgement. "Congo-boy," in Mr. Wright's letter of Tuesday, was intended to be as insulting as possible; had he the nerve, he would have used ...some filthier word, and you would not have printed it. Frederick Bonfils, one - time publisher of the Denver Post, was shot in his office for allow ing less insulting terms than "congo-boy" to be printed in his those who desire a primitive at mosphere in preference to our American type of society. To any future blood-letters that might appear like that indecent type written by the above "Three die-hard Unionists", I demand a personal apology or extradic tion north of the Mason-Dixon line to the proper institutions. I want to reiterate, for the benefit of the reader, that I spoke only on behalf of the re jected, qualified Carolina pre med students. In doing so, I pro posed a solution to the Commit tee of admission in the hope that it might someday materialize in to reality. Every man, I agree, is endowed with life, liberty, and pursuit of happiness as express ed in our constitution. My arti cle was written primarily in the pursuance of Liberty and Hap piness. Ken Wright. Jr. joaper Thereafter he used more restraint. A modern editor is re strained primarily by his con science and his sense of justice. The Tar Heel usually offers us a, pretty high grade of jour nalism, I feel sure this incident was merely a jaux-pas, for which you, the editors, are just as sorry as the readers. Cordially, ' ' . Dick Hopkins ' (Final count on letters con cerning Ken Wright's letter one -for; 17-against. Ed.) The French Theater of the University present ed "Knock", a comedy by Jules Romains, at the Playmakers Theater last evening. The per formance will be repeated tonight. The play is about- a charlatan who takes over -the unprofitable practice of a rural physician. He makes the villagers believe that Medicine is essential, that it represents a new, miraculous way of life. Knock "is determined to be a doctor, and he becomes a medical apostle. His career in St. Maurice is an amusing comment upon the spiritual poverty of this century, which manu factures gods from frauds, political as well as medical, and accepts any system which provides the semblance of universality. The play is reminiscent of Moliere; Knock is a type as much as he is an individual. The "mal ades" whom he treats 'are as varied and as typed as the characters in French classical comedy. They include an elderly and healthy peasant woman, a muscular young man, a nervous schoolmaster, and an insipid and vacuous woman of position. " The illness which overcomes even the vigorous Retraction Editor: The letter to the Editor titled "Pax Americano" in the May 3 copy of The Daily Tar Heel was written by me and expressed my views only. Jack McGowan has provided leadership in the assocviation. Bob Kelly, past NSA president, wrote in a per sonal letter to Ben Jones, then chairman of NSA here, saying, "It is not going to be an easy task for I do not believe I have to point out how much Chapel Hill is looked to for leadership with in the Association and by the student movement, generally." NSA is performing its intend ed function well both at the University of North Carolina and throuughout the World. Your voice, through NSA, is heard throughout the World. Speak-up. SENIORS Get Your Tickets To Senior Class Picnic TODAY! LENOIR HALL & "Y" COURT ACROSS 1. Chop 4. Bog 9. Perceive 12. Rowing: Implement 13. Diminish gradually 14. Equality 15. Gift 17. Make speeches 19. Withered 20. Always 21. God of the underworld 23. Went furtively 26. About 27. Deserve 29. Supplication 50. Fragment . . 32. Horseman Jflfn 21. Make a ' "" mistake 25. American lake 37. Danger 39. At home 40. Subdued again 42. Casts ballot 44. Employer 45. Hearty - 46. Whiter 48. Polo sticks 51. Age 52. Thin material 54. Entangle 65. By" S A N sir t I IMIP O P E sTl a iL-L. 0M A M "lS K AIR e. go peRvj UL- EID A B NhR E C R Q S S t e0 L o s srri O V E E E D IV w a .IDn q e. A He V E N E R S mvmi'i 0 E RE TREAD "l P ATS S E K f I o re H u s e e JteaLis1et s Solution of Yesterday's Puzzle 66. Finished 67. Kind of tipple ' I2 I3 US4 s I6 I7 I8 (PI lo I" . im. n, i (iitit liitiUyiUi 55 HT7" mlz do 31- . 33 Hp 34. . i Mill 55 srmw wmw 'm 40 4, I! 42 4T iiiiii 44 m i ' i iiifii DOWN T 1. Jump S 2. Organ of ; hearing 3. Tear from 4. More severe 5. Diminish ) 6. Likely 7. Myself 8. Turn out to be 9. Glisten 10. Corrode 1U Before 16. Sewed Joint 18. Harvest 20. Go In 21. Serious 22. Burning' 23. Took the part of 24. Dncanny 25. Mends 28. More mature 31. In name only 33. Was in compe tition wita 36. Facility 38. Lie at ease 41. Blend 43. Is abundant 45. Mist - 46. Vigor: slang 47. Exist 48. Mire 49. Gentle stroke 50. Pen 63. Article mJj3 country doctor when he returns to receive pay ment for his practice is symptomatic, for Ro mains, of the insecurity of all his characters. Only Knock is safe, for the ruling passion is his creation, and he is not subject to it. Many of the individual scenes of the play are very amusing. The consultations in the second act provide 'several opportunities for excellent comic business, and Josephine Sharkey, Dick Lewis, Claude Rayborn and Kenneth Stuckey make the most of them. The audience applauded the magnificent auto mobile which conveys Dr. Knock to St. Maui ice in Act I. This scene is so sound that one sus pects it was the inspiration of Thornton Wilder's "The Happy Journey," but it illustrates the prin cipal fault of the play. The structure' is episodic; there are almost ho group scenes. As a result the play fails to at tain a real climax. Its highest moment is when Knock points out the 250 beds filled with 250 patients which are the result of his short career. Sandburg From April 26th to May 6th the Library is featuring a colection of "letters, personal ef fects, and statements of tribute from other fam ous Americans." The exhibit was occasioned by Mr. Sand burg's choice of the mountain country of North Carolina as his residence. We feel certain that Mr. Sandburg has found his spiritual home among the mountaineers. On display are letters of tribute from such diverse persons as Bennett Cerf, Willis Smith, James Thurber, and General Mark Clark. Pho tographs show Mr. Sandburg in the homey sur roundings of goats and grandchildren. The im portance of Carl Sandburg as the biographer of Lincoln is emphasized. Photos The exhibition of photographs on display at the Horace Williams-Thomas Wolfe lounge in Graham Memorial features the work of local photographers. Among the 15 pictures are ab stracts, sports scenes and portraits. The abstracts by Scott W. Lyons and Mason Micks are outstanding in play of light and shad ow made by a ribbon of alluminum foil. James A. Mills brilliant use of different tec niques in his three portraits far outdid his usual competence in sports. Particularly well composed are Bill Gulley's picture of a train in a railroad station, and Ross R. Scroggs' dramatically lighted scene of a play. The exhibition will be on display through Spring Festival Week, which ends Sunday, May 6. Mary Grey Clarke. O ) cd j. ,- 1- - "3W it fesf Unlike others, we never ask you to test our brand alone. We say... compare PHILIP MoRRls-.taattcEa Philip Morris... iudge Philip Morris against any other cigarette! 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