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Chapel Hill, U.
John Motley Morehead yester-1
day afternoon announced the j
names of the eight men chosen !
from a field of 500 by the Trus
tees of the Morehead Foundation'
as winners of the first Morehead j
Of the 125 University appli
cants for a scholarship, Edward
Bilpuch of Adah, Pa., was the
first and only Carolina student
this year to receive one of the
Other winners are Edgar T.
Chandler, Wake Forest, Thomas
ville; Samuel B. Joyner, David
son, Kernersville; John D. Kel
ton, Davidson, Port Tampa City,
Fla.; William F. Little, Lenoir
The story of the Battle of the
Alamance and the North Carolina
Regulators of Revolutionary days
which will appear in the May 19
issue of the Saturday Evening
Post stems from research done on
the period at the University by
Author Butterfield, free-lance
magazine writer, gained much of
his information for his story,
which centers around Hillsboro,
from a thesis written by Elmer
D. Johnson, graduate of the Uni
versity and he "most balanced
historian" of the Regulators
movement, according to the mag
Butterfield also consulted with
Dr. Hugh Lefler, professor of his
tory; Dr. Archibald Henderson,
professor of mathematics emeri
tus, and George F. Scheer of the
University of North Carolina
More of his information for the
lengthy article came from the
University Library collections,
particularly the "Regulator Pa
pers." Council Picks
At elections held recently the
Debate Council - named Lacy
Thornburg of Huntersville its
new president and Richard Ham,
Wilmington, executive secretary.
At the meeting the Council also
laid plans for a banquet to be
held next Tuesday. New mem
bers accepted for the'eoming year
were Ken Meyers and Bob Clam
pitt. Debate teams had a- successful
season this year, making several
tours and having home meets
with several local schools.
A collection of articles includ
ing class rings, pipes, personal
items, and rain coats will be on
display at the Y today to give
Ihe owners a last chance io
All unclaimed articles will be
sold next Wednesday at an auc
tion. Any person who has lost any
thing during the year should go
by the Y and check ihe display.
There are also several letters
which have not been stamped or
Rhyne, Hickory; Jean W. Medlin,
Wake Forest, Greensboro; Francis
L. Newton, Wake Forest, Chapel
Hill; and Hugh F. Rankin, Elon,
Chapel Hill and Reidsville.
For this year, applications were
limited to male students who are
graduate! of North Carolina col
leges. Although the . scholarships for
this year are worth $1,500, the
amount is not fixed at that figure
and they are subject to renewal.
Neither is the number of recip
ients fixed, and according to J. L.
Morehead, vice-chairman of the
Morehead Foundation, will differ
In a prepared statement he said,
CHAPEL HILL, N. C, THURSDAY, - MAY 17,1951
Gets Award For Work
The Communication Center
at the University has won, for
the third year in a row, a First
Award in national competition
for its radio series, "The. Uni
The award, presented by the
Ohio State Institute for Edu
cation - by-Radio, honors the
Communication Center for a
"significant contribution to the
democratic heritage of the
people of a state, the impact
which would be equally great
on the general American au
dience." The sample program which
won the award was "Grenade,"
produced and directed by Ar
thur V. Briskin, assistant pro
fessor in the University's De
partment of Radio, and written
by John M. Ehle, Jr., radio
writer and actor from Ashe-
Phi Beta Initiates 99
Ninety-nine University ' stu
dents 64 juniors and 35 seniors
were initiated into Phi Beta Kap
pa, honoyiry scholastic frater
nity, in ceremonies in Gerrard
Hall last night.
Undergraduate membership is
limited to students attaining an
academic average of 92.5 in all
The student making the highest
average is automatically made
president of the chapter, and this
year two students, George E. Cox,
Winterville, and Edgar Love, III,
Lincolnton, made all A's in . all
In 'Henry Y
By Andy Adams
An ex-GI who played as one
of the original cast of Laurence
Oliver's "Henry V" has joined
the Carolina Playmakers for its
forthcoming production, "Caesar
, Written by the noted wit, G. B.
Shaw, "Caesar and Cleopatra"
will be produced in the Forest
Theater tomorrow and Saturday
and Sunday nights at 8:30.
The U. S. soldier who played
an English soldier in the Shake
speare film is Dick Black, In
"Caesar and Cleopatra" Black is
a centurion. He moved here only
a week ago from Ft. Myers, Fla.,
to take a job with the University
"The trustees of the Foundation
felt it important to limit the
number of scholarships to be
awarded in this first year of the
Foundation's scholarship program.
The purpose of, this limitation is
to stress the rigid qualifications
that will be required of Morehead
He added, ''It was not a ques
tion of weeding out the men who
didn't measure up to our stand
ards, but one of picking the most
"We are very fortunate. to have
had such a wonderful field from
which to choose. It was a hard
job to make the final selection."
Financial need was not a fac
' "Grenade" is the story of
Oliver Crowell Ranson, Uni
versity student, athlete, and
posthumous winner of the Dis
tinguished Service Cross. Ran
som was one of North Caro
lina's heroes during the first
It won over such national
programs as "My Favorite
Story," produced by the Fred
rick W. Ziv Co., world's largest
professional producer of trans
scribed radio material, and
"American Heritage," produced
by the Armed Forces Network.
The classification in which
the "University Hour" was en
tersd' included all organiza
tions, commercial and educa
tional, preparing and distribut
ing transcribed series for use
on radio stations.
courses, thereby becoming joint
presidents for the coming year.
Following the initiation, a ban
quet was given lor the new mem
bers" in Lenoir Hall; with Dr. A.
C. Howell of the English Depart
ment as principal speaker. This
year's president, Roy G. Hall,
Other officers are B. Gary
Pease, Jacksonville, Fla., vice
president; W. . Jackson Brown,
Durham, recording secretary, and
Dean E. L. Mackie, corresponding
Played British Soldier
Now With PI ay makers
Black recalls that he was having
a cup. of coffee in a Red Cross
canteen when someone came in
and asked if any of the American
soldiers there would like to play
the part of English soldiers in a
movie. Although Black signed
immediately, he had no idea the
movie was the famous "Henry V."
The contract called for three
days work at $6 a day, but Black
was only too glad to get to work
with Oliver, he added. Black re
members the great English actor
as a "patient, well-mannered
gentleman with a very English
While working at Ft. Myers.
tor in selection, Morehead said.
The men were selected on the
basis of their demonstrated cap
ability, character, leadership, and
promise of future distinction.
Initial applications for the
scholarships were made to local
committees in every degree
granting institution in the state.
Each local committee was allowed
to send not more than five men
to the Central Committee.
The Central Committee, headed
by J. S. Childers, Chapel Hill
author, interviewed the 43 sent
up Monday and Tuesday. Sixteen
men were chosen by them to go
before the Foundation Trustees,
the final selection group, today.
To Curve Inn;
The Curve Inn opens again to
day after a long period of dispute
over the issuance of a state beer
permit. Ed Johnson, the new
operator, announced yesterday
the permit and license had been
issued and that business would
operate as previously.
The town permit was issued on
April 2, but the state permit was
held back because of a petition
opposing the granting of the per
mit was sent to the state board
by about 50 residents of the
Strow.d Hill area. The complaint
was that too much noise and litter
came from the establishment. . ...
The student-frequented drive
in was closed about two and a
half months ago because it could
not operate profitably and com
ply with a town ordinance prohi
biting the drinking of beer out
side of the building.
The "on the premises" permit,
according to an opinion by At
torney General Harry McMullan,
includes the lot on which the
building is located.
That test case will be necessary
before the legality of the ordi
nance can be determined was an
other of the opinions given by
the Attorney General in a letter
to Mayor Lanier.
Dr. S. A. Nathan, owner of the
Curve Inn, has remodeled the
building and plans to landscape
the lot in the near future.
Black joined the Little Theater
group there and took part in sev
eral of its productions over the
past two years. Among them were,
"You Can't Take It with You,"
"Life with Father," and "Night
Tickets to the production are
on sale at Swain Hall and at the
box office on performance nights.
The Playmaker staff has staged
some elaborate decorations for
the production. Irene Smart, Play
maker costume designer, has ex
ecuted a number of colorful cos
tumes. Frank Groscclose, Atlanta, Ga.,
and Virginia Michalak, Durham,
will play the title roles.
Chapel Hill witnessed its larg
est parade since the end pf World
War II yesterday afternoon as
nearly 1,500 students, Chapel Hill
ians, and citizens of Carrboro
marched in the first Armed Ser
vices Day ceremonies held here.
With five bands providing mus
ic for the marchers, a line half a,
mile long started off on Franklin
Street near the Hazzard Motor
Company plant and passed a re
viewing stand composing of mili
tary and civic dignitaries oppo
site the Post Office.
Lt. Gov. H. Pat Taylor in a
short address asserted that "uni
fication of our fighting forces may;
well serve as a pattern for unifi
cation of our other sources . of
strength and power'to establish
a lasting peace." -
Commenting on the present
controversy among American
leaders about war startegyr ha
said, "Any suggestion that parti
san politics may be playing a pari,
in our foreign policies is a trage
dy and is to be deplored."
President Gordon Gray intro
duced the speaker. Leading mili
tary, civic, and administratioa
heads were present at the cere
monies. . ,
About 15 organizations ranging
from 'the campus ROTC unita to
the Boy Scouts" participate -ia
the parade. " ; . -ta
To Be Given
The third annual DJ-Fhi
Award, presented jointly by ..the
Dialectic Senate and the Philan
thropic Assembly, will be made
tonight at a banquet in the Mono
gram Club at 7:30. 1 '
This year's winner will not be
announced until the presentation
of the award.
The award, a gold medal in
scribed with the names' of the
winner and the two campus de
bating societies, is made annually
lo the person who, in the opinion
of the two groups, has made tha
greatest contribution to the Uni"
versity, state, and nation.
Prof. B. L. Ullman of the
Classics Department will be given
an award by the Di as the mem
ber of the University faculty be
low the rank of Dean . who has
done-the h!st teaching job. -
The annual awards made by the
two groups to their outstanding
members will also be presented.
Graham Jones will be handed the
prize as outstanding graduating;
member of the Phi, Mel Respess
as best orator, and Bob Gorhara
as outstanding freshman. .
Walter Tice, president of tha
Di, will preside at the banquet
and Ham Horton, speaker of thd
Phi, will make the chief award
and introduce the winner whai
will address the group.
In 1949 the first presentation oil
the award went to Dr. Frank P.
Graham, ex-president of the Uni
versity. Last year John Motley
Morehead, donor of the Morehead
Planetarium, was awarded thai
The Student Legislature will
meet at 7:30 in Di Hall of New
West tonight io discuss appoint
ment of representatives lo tha
National Student Congress to ba
held at the University of Minna
sota this summer.
The solons will also consider
for approval a number of ap
pointments to administratiTa
positions made recently by