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CHAPEL HILL II,
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1951
CHAPEL HILL, N. C
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SAMUEL SELDEN, chairman
of the department of dramatic
art and director of the Carolina
Playmakers, who will speak at
8 o'clock tonight in tK Plav-
fjff makers Theatre on "Adventures
Samuel Se! den
To Give Talk
Samuel Seldon, chairman of
the department of -dramatics art,
will give his traditional illustrat
ed talk, "Adventures in Play
making," at an informal get-together
for students and towns
people at 8 o'clock tonight in the
The - Playmakers' 33 years of
production history, illustrated
with projected slides of scenes
from past perf ormancest will be
covered by Mr. Seldon.
All ma j ors in the dramatic art
department are requested to
attend and remain after the
speech for a short organizational
meeting. ; ;
First Bridge Game ; .
In Tournament: Set
For Tonight, 7:30
: First of the Student Union
sponsored weekly duplicate
bridge tournaments will be ; held
at 7: 30 tonight in the main lounge
of Graham Memorial.
- The - games will be held . each
Tuesday evening with rating
points being awarded to the win
ners. On the fourth Tuesday a
master-point game will be held.
An entry fee of 10 " cents per
player will be charged with the
total amount collected going to
the winners. ;
The tournaments will be con
ducted by Paul Finch under the
auspices of the American Con
tract Bridge League.
; DTH Staff Meeting; r
The first Daily Tar Heel staff
meeting for the academic year
2951-52 will be held at 2 p. m.
today in Roland Parker Lounge
No. Two, Graham Memorial,
Editor Glenn Harden has an
nounced. The organizational meeting
will be held for all old and new
staff members. Staff appoint
ments and beat assignments
will be announced.
A call was issued for all typos
of news work nows, tpoxls,
society, and business. The ed
itor also announced that coai
lines will be S p. m. tot ws,
Monday throus l?il$v7 end 10
a. m. on Saturday
The Order of the Golden Bear
will hold its first gathering of the
quarter at 5:00 this afternoon at
the Shack. All members are urg
ed to be on hand for this impor
tant gathering. ..' r
The Splash Club will meet for
the first time this quarter-tonight
at 7 o'clock at the pool. AJ1 old
members should attend.
Woman's Glee Club
The first meeting of the Wo
man's Glee Club will be at 5
o'clock Tuesday afternoon in the
auditorium at Hill Hall. All old
members and anyone interested
in joining this year are requested
to attend this meeting.
' Playmaker Tryouts
The Carolina Playmakers will
hold tryouts for their major pro
duction of the season, "The Silver
Whistle," tomorrow afternoon at
4 o'clock and again tomorrow
night at 7:30 in the Playmaker
. Monogram Club
The Monogram Club will hold
its first meeting of . the year to
night at 7:30. Plans will be made
for initiation ceremonies which
will be held next week. '. .
Averett College Dance
Today: at -3 p. in. is deadline for
all Carolina males to register for
a trip to Averett College in Dan
ville, Va., Saturday night to i
dance and buffet dinner. Inter
ested persons may sign up at the
Y information office. The girls at
the College have asked the
YMCA to send 140 Tar Heels to
their school for the affair. The
bus leaves at 6:00 Saturday.
The Hacker Gallery Bookmo
bile will be parked back of Hill
Musie Hall today. On exhibit will
ht rare and recent books and s
materials in the field of fine arts.
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A newcomer's tea will be given
by the Faculty Wives Club today
at 4 o'clock : in the Morehead
Building for all new faculty
The Dialectic Senate executive
session will meet in New West
tonight at 8 o'clock in the Di Hall.
Phi Assembly ;
The Phi Assembly will meet in
an executive session tonight at
8:30 in Phi HalL Several items of
lmobrtant business will be trans -
T acted and final plans for the in-
austa! sessloa to be held Octo
ber will be made.
. The new date for the official
opening of the addition to the
main library at the University
of North Carolina is Friday,
February 29 1952, according to
Charles E. Rush, Librarian.
The opening" date, originally
set for October 12, was delayed
because of . the ; scarcity of ma
terials and delays in their deli
very, Rush explained.
Rush said that the more formal
part of the opening program will
emphasize the role of the Library
in the successful operation of the
This will be followed by an in
formal discussion of the relation
of the library to teaching and
research, a reception, and an in
spection of the more than doubly
In the late fall, Rush said, books
and manuscript materials will be
moved and all service depart
ments will be installed in their
new or remodeled quarters.
By February, he said, ; "we
hope to be settled and operat
ing fairly smoothly, in order that
visitors may note particularly
the interrelationship of depart
ments with the bookstack, and
special facilities for research arid
authorship, and the expanded
areas, for study."
Mo re head Visitors
More than 305,000 people have
visited the beautiful Morehead
Planetarium building and wit
nessed the Planetarium . shows
since it was opened at the Uni
versity of North Carolina in the
spring of 1949. The Morehead
Building, which cost $3,000,000,
was the gift of John Motley More-
head, member of the University
class of 1891, an internationally
known industrialist, engineer.
scientist, philanthropist and for
mer Minister to Sweden, The
Planetarium is the sixth in the
country and the only one con
nected with a university and the
only one in the south.
Colorful Card Stunts
By Jody Levey
A bright blue and white "hello"
got this season's card stunts
well underway at the game last
"The stunts went off very
well," Jc Grogan, president of
the Card Board, said yesterday.
But she advised students in the
card section to listen more care
fully to announcer Bob "Okie
Marking the Greater Univer
sity Day theme were three stunts
symbolizing each of the three
schools composing it. The State
stunt was depicted in red script
while the one for WC showed a
girl in a yellow bathing suit.
Fourteen stunts' are planned
for the Georgia game next Sat
urday, according to the Card
The Card Board is an individ
ual organization which was start
ed four years ago by Norm Sper.
NoW "it has approximately 60
Farmer Kills Wiire;
J y ry Of S be Ag rees
eets At UMC
The 10th annual North Carolina
Scholastic Press Institute .will be r
held in Chapel HiU Friday and
Saturday, October 5-6, it was an
nounced here yesterday by Prof.
Walter Spearman of the School of
Jolurnalism, director of the In
stitute. Several hundred high school
editors and staff members of
newspapers and yearbooks are
expected. to attend, he said.
Sponsored by the School of
Journalism and Extension Divi
sion of the University, The Daily
Tar Heel, and the North Carolina
Department of Public Instruction,
the Institute is held each year to
give high school students a
chance to improve the quality of
their publications. -
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The. full program of the Insti-
wie ; du8,wwju.u u,
executive committee, wnicn in
cludes Barbara Dearing, Raleigh,
president; Pat Beachum, . Wades-
boro, vice-president; Martha Had
ley Greenville, secretary, aruiTdL
rvramer, jmcKory, treasurer: aviiss
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u.oluT "u' xr&"JiT , '
viser- ior year dooks; xticnara jvl.
Parker, Raleigh, adviser for
newspapers; E. R. Rankin of the
University Extension Division,
and Professor Spearman.
Among the topics to be discuss-
ed will be "How to Make Your
Make Your Editorials Effective,'
How to Make Your Sports Writ-
ing Lively," "How to Make Your
Columns Appealing," "How to
Sell Ads Easily," "How to Make
Your News Stories Readable,
How to Make Your Yearbook
Represent Your School, and
s Crowds Cheer
i ' ti t
1 memuett.. At u. it uwu 01
1 arfiste wTiirVi ic"ifVr?Af1 Vv C!lAlld
McKinney. This group draws up
me designs accoramg to scale
which are then arranged by the
office staff for presentation.
The organization has its own
photographer, who takes pic-
ures during the clrd stunts.
After each, game the pictures
are run off so that Card Board
members can see what mistakes
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were made and now trie stunts
can be improved.
Forty-one ushers, headed by
Greeny give out the cards each
Saturday. There is a shortage of
ushers now and some volunteers
are needed to fill out the ranks,
Miss Grogan said.
Meetings are held each Thurs
day night at 7 o'clock in the
Roland Parker Lounge of Gra
ham Memorial. This year the
organization has its own office
in the basement of Graham Mem
orial, the old Tampon office.
Is Reported Here
The father of six grown chil
dren who admitted the slaying of
his wife Sundav Z but claim-
same TOOm' WaS bemg heW With"
out bail in the Orange County
Jail in Hillsboro yesterday.
Rufus "Baby' Tuck, a 29-year-
old Chapel Hill Negro, 'was in
fair condition at Lincoln Hospital
yesterday where he was brought
after staggering 170 feet before
collapsing from .Rudolph Cotton's
home here. Cotton shot Tuck
with a shotgun, hitting him in
the eyes, .arms, and chest. He was
found by police after a three hour
. Chapel Hill police first heard of
the slaying when Sparrow's son
reported the death at about 8:30.
Ira. A. Sparrow, 67-year-old
farmer, confessed to sheriffs dep-
uties that he killed his, wife, '
Rhoda, 60, with a blast from a
. . harrpla(, . Khnttmn hnt as
serted, "Reckon I shot her all
right, but I was shooting at a man
in the room with her." The wom
an was found sprawled across
her bed in a rear room of a frame
fiye miles north of
, tt h A r
Chapel Hill m the Mount Moriah
The slaying was the second
time in less than a month that
death struck in this area. Miss
Rachel Crook, a fish market oper
ator here, was found dead near
church on A t 29 slain b a
blunt instrument .
Police said that Sparrow came
upon the man and his wife after
coming into his house from feed-
ing the livestock and milking the
cows. . Mrs. Wade Whitfield, a
daughter, and her husband who
live, in a separate apartment in
the house were out at the time.
The shot was at point-blank
range, powder burns on the wo
man indicated. The man wit
Mrs. Sparrow was unidentified
j and no sign of him was found by
I - .
Members of Sparrow's family,
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j who live nearoy, were aivenuing
the Ephesus Church in Durham
County when they heard of the
death. Tommy. Sparrow's son.
and Whitfield: were - the first to
arrive at the family home.
1 yarrow greetea mem oy ay--
mV VI kiUed yur mother." He
standing in the yard with
tIie, loaded shotgun. The two
nisnpn tr trip nprlrnrim nn1 tnpn
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left to get police. Deputies Frank
Maddry and Albert Pendergrass
returned with them and arrested
Sparrow. He offered no resist
ance. A coroner's jury, empaneled at
the scene of the slaying by Cor
oner Allen H. Walker, deliberated
for two hours .and questioned
members 6f the family. The jury
then declared that Mrs. Sparrow
had been shot by her husband
in the head. Jury members wer
all nearby res 5 lerlt l - '