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TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 1951
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Big Float Parade Will
Highlight D6dk' Week
Organizations on campus will
get n chance to show their -abilities
as exterior decorators in the
"Beat Dook" float parade Tuesday
November 20 at 3 p.m. in front. of
Woollen Gym, Guy Rawls Jr.,
president of Pi Kappa Alpha,
parade sponspr, announced yes
Entries fall into five divisions
men's dorms, women's dorms,
sororities and fraternities, and
miscellaneous. The miscellaneous
division includes groups such as
the Monogram Club, ROTC units,
Town Women Association, etc.
Independent judges will pick a
float winner and a float parade
beauty queen. Permanent trophies
will be awarded and during the
halftime of the Duke Carolina
game, Saturday, Nov., 24, the
winners will be announced.
Only regulations for entries
are that all floats must be mobile
and must have the 'Be at Dook"
theme. There are no entrance fees
and no limitation on the' cost of
Floats will be judged on origin
ality, effectiveness of idea, and
beauty, Rawls said. Any organi
zation entering a float is eligible
to enter a coed as their candidate
for. the queen. Selection of the
queen and five attendants will
take place at the PiKA house
Thursday night. Nov. 45, after a
dinner sponsored by PiKA for
contestants, their escorts, and
leading University and town
officials. Announcement of, the
queen will be made the day of
Judging time for the floats ,is
2 p.m., Nov. 20, prior to the start
NRLB To Me d late Here Tod ay;
Union Wants To Organize-Mill
Beginning Tuesday morning,
Chapel Hill will be the scene of
a National Labor Relations Board
hearing on union charges against
the Carrboro Woollen Mills.
A public hearing will be con
ducted in the Board room of the
Town Hall at 10 a.m. by a trial
examiner from the NLRB nation
al office. The case has grown out
of the Textile Workers Union of
America's year-old efforts to or
ganize the Carrboro unit of . the
east coast textile chain. .
Action was instituted against
the mill last March after a union
organizer charged three workers
had "been fired and others laid off
by the management solely be
cause of union activity. - .
As a result of the preliminary
Orders for Senior Class Rings
will be taken in the Y court
lobby Thursday afternoon from
1:30 io 4:30, Al House, Ring
Chairman of the Grail announ-
ced today. .
He urges all Seniors who have
not ordered their, rings lo do so;
Lee Blackwell, Eastern Caro
lina representative of the Bait
four Company wills be present
Thursday . when the orders aire
taken and Work: with the Chair-
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of the parade. The University
band, and cheerleaders will join
in the parade. '
For more information, consult
Bryan Sutton at the PiKA house.
Holds Mobel -
Bertrand Russell, 1950 Nobel
Prize winner for literature, will
deliver a guest lecture at Duke
The internationally known writ
er-scientist-philosopher will speak
at 8:15 p.m. in the Woman's Col
Russell will be the first of sev
eral speakers to be brought to the
Duke campus by the Student For
um Committee of the .Woman's
College Student Government As
sociation. Russell, always a controversial
figure, was cited by the Nobel
Award Committee as "one of our
time's brilliant spokesman of ra
tionality and humanity and a fear
less, champion of free speech and
free thought in the West."
- Many of his current books are
frequently on the best-seller lists.
Among them are "The Impact of
Science on Society" 1951; Unpop
ular Essays" 1951; "Human
Knowledge, Its Scope and Lim
its" 1946; and "A History of West
ern Philosophy" 1945.
investigation conducted by NLRB
field examiner Lewis Wollberb,
the government Board issued a
complaint on the case and order
ed a hearing The trial examin
er's findings will probably not be
released for at least a week after
the hearing, and may be appealed
directly to the NLRB in Washing
ton. . It is expected that the ses
sions will last through Wednes
- It is expected that the union
attorney, retained by ,the NLRB,
will present as witnesses the
three who were allegedly dis
charged for. their pro-union sym
pathies. They are -Roseoe Davis,
Mrs. Sheila Peterson, and Mrs.
The formal complaint will also
charge the plant with interfering
with the efforts of its employees
to organize. At the time. : the
charges were brought last March,
Earl Strauch, manager of; the two
plants labeled them "all propa
ganda and false propaganda at
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I Af -full Mnsritv thp two nlants
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employ about 330 workers They
are reported to be-running at less
than half -strength at this time,
due to a recession in the industry.
Since the charges were brought,
TWUA organizer Dean Culver
stated that t no, further ; efforts at
union organization ; have . been
made at the mill' - ''r.ii
OiDOffiioo Of GamnDUS C
Student E ntertainment Show
Once upon a time, musicians
were regarded as light-weight
gentry who would faint at a
"boo". But music is such big bus
iness today, those in the business
have to be made of stern stuff to
be -able to stand up under the
grind which includes not only, re
hearsals, but appearances in'con
cert,: opera, radio, television and
the movies, with constant travel
ing a part of the routine.
Eugene Conley, tenor, who will
appear here Thursday night at 8
o'clock for the first Student En
tertainment Committee Program
is a fine example of a young
American singer who keep s in
training for his job. Back home
in Lynn, Mass, he had a normal
American boyhood. He was a Boy
ScoUt, he excelled in athletics, es
pecially in sprinting, the broad
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jump, Daseoan ana DasKeioan,
and was very mechanically in
clined. Like most American kids,
he had a "green thumb" with
machinery and even the most
balky mechanism would run after
he worked on it.
In addition to his vocal exercis
es, Gene Conley has. made physi
cal exercises a part of his daily
.program. When at home in New
York, he attends gym regularly.
He makes a specialty of 'exercises
weight-lifting, chinning, a n d
tossing a medicine ball around
which will give him chest devel
opment. The ability of an artist to hold
a long note or sing a long, com
plicated phrase is dependent upon
his breath control which, in turn,
depends upon his chest expan
Senior Class organizational
plans started off this week with
a bang, according to Archie Myatt,
"We-have, some novel ideas as
well as constructive ones in mind,,
and this year should, be a high
ly successful one for the Senior
Class," he said. i '
The class officers . have been
meeting since the f irstof the year,
he continued, to make organiza
The specific committees have
been decided -upon, but appoint
ments have not been fully made.
The central committee will be the
planning boarU and will be com
posed of approximately 25 boys
The other committees, he said,
will be the Senior Complaint
Boar d. the Alumni Committee, the
Social Committee, , the Finance
Committee, and the - Publicity
Committee. , ; V ' .
Myatt put out the call to all
seniors who are interested in serv
ing on any of these committees."
Anyone ; wishing to 'do so should
either! Icbntacf him I or ' any, other
Senior; ;Class officer, ' he saidj .
a in' us ofliii yonagqa
sion. Conley has a normal chest
expansion of 38 inches which goes
to 42 inches when he takes a deep
breath before giving out with an
Conley, who has sung in the
leading opera houses in the Unit
ed s States and in . Europe he
made his debut at the Metropoli
tan t Opera in January of 1950 -feels
that opera requires not only
vocal but acting ability as well,
and the agility he has acquired
through exercising and having a
well-disciplined body, has helped f
him in taking stage directions for
his movements onstage.
ea uty Contest
The names of 58 prospective
Yack queens have, been sub-'
emitted by 29 campus organiza
tions, Sue Lindsey, editor, an
nounced yesterday. s:
The 58 contestants will be
judged in Memorial Hall, No
vember 1 5 at 8 o'clock by four
experienced Chapel Hill men.
The judges, Norman Cordon,
James Street, William Meade
Prince, and Foster Fitzsimons,
will pick a queen and 14 others
who will have their pictures' in
I the 1952 Yackety Yack.
All contestants will appear
in evening gowns. Special per
; manent waves for winners will
bet styled by Y. Z. Cannon.
.' Each coed will wear an orchid.
Tb Be Given
The offer of four Henry Fellow
ships for Americans to study at
Oxford and Cambridge Univer
sities in England during 1952-1953
is announced by the American
Trustees of the Charles and Julia
Henry Fund.. ! ; ;
Four American students,-either
men or women, will be selected
for the Fellowships, which pro
vide a grant of 650 pounds to each
Fellow selected. The Trustees 'will
welcome applications from quali
fied students in Jail parts of the
United States." I J " y-H t:
Recent college graduates and
students who will be graduating
from i 'American' colleges' in the
spring of 1952 ' ' are eligible to
apply -for the awards.
Applications for the Fellowships
must be submitted on or before
January 15, 1952,; to the Office cf
the iSecretary; of; Yale University
or td the Secretary to the Corp
oration of Harvard Univers:ity.
Claiming that open trials would
lead to -more responsible student
judicial action and provide an ad
ditional curb to potential violators,-
a bill asking that the student
courts of . the University be open
ed for public attendance will be
discussed by the Dialectic Senate
tonight at 8 o'clock on the third
floor of New West Building.
The bill, to be introduced by
Toby Selby, charges that closed
trials lead to distrust and disre
spect for the . student courts and
can lead to irresponsibility on the
part of the court. ,
Open trials, according .to the
billj would increase responsibili , :
ty, trust and respect on the part
of the court and the students.
It is further stated that the
prevention of Honor - and Cam
pus Code offenses is the funda-
mental objective of the Universi
ty court system and the . present
closed court system is not effc-
tive as a preventive court Vhus .
failing in its fundamental bbjec- ,
tive." 5 . ;
Various members of the honor .
councils have been invited to
speak as individuals upqr. the .
controversial bill. '
The bill is expected to be hotly
debated and attract much interest
on the campus by virtue of the
investigation of the campus';
courts now being conducted by a
committee appointed by Presi- -dent
The various student courts here
have been the object of inei?-s-ing
criticism in the past f ew yearsr
due to the practice of trying Q
fenders in -closed session and re
fusing to release the names of the
persons tried. '
The campus judiciary system
includes the Student Council,
Men's Council, Women's Council,
Law School Court, Medical School
Court, Men's Inter dormitory
Council Court, Interfraternity
Council Court, Women's House
Councils and the Dance Commit-""
tee. . . :. ' n
Four new conditional members
of the Senate were , sworn in " at
last week's meeting. They are
Carl Lowthorp, " Giria Campbell,
Charlotte Davis and Tom 'Mac
Bi-Pg rf isdn Boo rd
From 7 until 10 o'clock tonight
the -Bi-Partisan Selection Board
will complete Uhe interviews for
seats on the Honor Council Ten
seats are open for this fall's elec-5
tion: Five of the seats are on the
Women's Council and five on the
Men's Honor Council.
Three junior seats, one at-large
seat; and one graduate seat will b3
filled on the Women's Council.
Two junior seats, one freshman '
seat, one sophomore and one grad
uate seat will be filled on the
U Nearly 30 students have been
interviewed and the board hopes
to interview 10 or twenty more
. Any student who fails to re
ceive a nomination from the board
may" run as; an independent by
filing a petition with Elections
Board Chairman Erline' Griff
217 Spencer, by midnight this S&m
urday night. " ,.:,.,.'.- ' " -