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The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, November 09, 1951, Page 1, Image 1

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Serials Dept. -Chapel 3ill.N C. 8-31-49 VOLUME LX CHAPEL HILL, N. C. . FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 1951 NUMBER 43 atur j JC Medical Foundation eceives $4 Thousand A total of $360,00 in cash and, intentitions with $78,000 in cash, has been contributed to the North Carolina Medical Foundation, Inc., it was reported here last night by Major Jj. P. McLendon, Greens boro, president, and Dr. W. M. Coopridge, Durham, treasurer of v : foundation. . " lieir reports were made at a dinner meeting at the Carolina Tan of the combined annual meet of the members and board of sectors of the Foundation which vas organized 22 months ago to r. Dvide supplementary funds sded for adequate medical ex pansion in North Carolina. More 500 donors are recorded, they ' ' . ' " - - . Charles H. Burnett, head of t.-e Department of Internal Medi erne, and Dr. Nathan A. Womack, head of the Department of Sur gery in the School of Medicine, newcomers to the faculty this fall, were introduced by Dean W. R. Berryhill of the Medical School Each pointed to general pro gress in the respective fields and indicated ways by which the Med ical Foundation could aid in im plementing medical services to the people of the State. Dr. E. McG. Hedgpeth, head-of the University Infirmary, spoke about the correlation of the Foun dation's work with the program of the Medical School,' and the tangible interest evident among medical aulmni. . - Nehru Collier Cobb, Jr., Chapel Hill, chairman of the Trustees' Build ing Committee, appraised "the ad vantages of the great development in medicine to the people of this community-, and urged complete support of the Foundation as the means by which this development can be safeguarded. Major McLendon was re-elect ed president, as were the follow ing other officers: vice-presidents, James H. Clark, Elizabethtown; Dr. Clarence A. Poe, Raleigh; D. Hiden Ramsey, Asheville, and Dr. Paul F. Whitaker, Kinston; secre tary, Dr. Shahane R. Taylor, Greensboro; treasurer,, Dr. W. M. Coppridge, Durham; assistant treasurer, C. E. Teague, Chapel Hill; executive vice-president, C. Sylvester Green, Chapel Hill. J? if teen new .members were j added to the board of directors: Dr. Olivia Abernathy, Elkin; Dr. M. E. Bizzell,. Goldsboro; Clyde Eubanke, Chapel Hill; Dr. Glenn R. Frye, Hickory; Claude F. Gad dy, Raleigh; Dr. Charles P. Gra ham, Wilmington; Dr. -W. C. Hunt er, Wilson; Dr. W. P. Jacocks, Chapel Hill; Dr. T. C. Kerns, Dur ham; Dr. Ruth Leonard, Char lotte; Dr. Mary Margaret McLeod, Sanford; Dr. ; E. Nr Robertson, Durham; W. E. Thompson, Chapel Hill; Dr. Annie Louise Wilkerson, Raleigh; Dr. Clifton F. West, Kin ston. Members of the present board of directors were reelected. r.S. S. Speaks About Vital Issue Dr. S. S. Nehru, cousin of the prime minister of India, spoke on India, Communism, and the UN yesterday afternoon in Gerrard Hall. A world traveler, Dr. Nehru . received his masters from Cambridge and a Doctorate of Philosophy from the n Univer sity of Heidelberg. Dr. Nehru commented on many of the vital issues of the day and referring to the UN he declared that it was irreplaceable. He said that the UN produced an atmos phere that w&s conducive to peace, and he does not .favor amending the UN Charter. . Speaking of his native India, he said that India though now in dependent is still cooperating with Britain and the Commonwealth of Nations in the defense of de mocracy. He also mentioned that the fact that the constitution of India is modeled after that of the U. S. Commenting on the League of Nations, he said that it was crippled because America would i. " tt a j 4.1 . ' xi whole' course of history might have been changed had Russia been admitted to the Issague. -' ; V " - .. - He spoke of Dr. Frank Graham' and his work in India. Nehru said that Graham was so devoted See NEHRU, page 4) Setup Now is Term Illegal eel I n State, N at ion In a surprise move; last night, legislator Sheldon Plager (UP) introduced a bill to the Student Legislature balling for the opening of the University student courts to public atten dance. The four-page document called for the court opening on ethical and constitutional grounds.- ... . .; . - . Constitutionality of the closed courts is questioned since "article six of the Bill of Rights of the Constitution of the" United States of America guarantees that 'In all criminal prosecutions, - the accused shall enjoy, the right to a speedy and public trial . . M Unconstitutional The University. " student con stitution further guarantees the Constitutional rights expressed in Student Suspended The Men's Honor Council, meeting last night, found a stu dent guilty of cheating and sus pended him from, the Univer sity. . . . The student was found, to have copied an English theme directly from a paper ina fra ternity file and was reported to have handed in the paper as his own work. both the United States Constitu tion and the Constitution of the State of North Carolina. ' r Therefore, the bill claims, "the present practice of closed trials in the Student Courts is in di- Dr. Clausen Will Speak At Meeting Dr. Bernard C. Clausen, minis ter, author and lecturer, will be the featured speaker at a public meeting of the Inter-Collegiate Council Sunday, Nov. 11, at 3 p.m., at North Carolina College. The Council is a fellowship group sponsored by student re ligious groups from Duke, Caro lina and N. C. College. Topic of Dr. Clausen's lecture will be "Student Responsibility for World Peace." Persons from Chapel Hill interested in giving or getting transportation to the meeting may call George Worth at 7936 or 6686. - F or years Dr. Clausen has been an outstanding church leader in the United States. His ministry began as a chaplain during World War I and his pastorates have in eluded a small college town plus the First Baptist Church, Pitts burg, Pa., and the Euclid Avenue Baptist Church in Cleveland, Ohio. His book reviews are' a regular feature of the literary s-ation of the Cleveland News. Dr. Clausen was a pioneer in the; field of religious television. ' He broad casts regularly on national radio chains from coast to coast. A AUP Chapter Endorses UNC's Stand On At hleti cs '' The Chapel Hill chapter of the applied to transfers from without American Association of Univer sity Professors has pledged its support of the University admin istration on its stand on the pro blem of intercollegiate athletic competition. , . - At a recent meeting the Uni versity Professors, -an organiza tion of 125, members, passed un animously a motion pledging the chapter's support of the admin istration in its stand and leader ship taken at the recent meeting of the presidents, athletic direc tors and faculty athletic chairmen of member colleges and uniyer sities bf the Southern Conference. The Chapel' Hill Chapter of the A AUP unanimously endorsed re commendations that: . "Member schools, beginning with the current year, not parti cipate in post-season football games, "Off season practice in all sports be restricted or eliminated. "At Conference meetings the vote of a member be cast by the president, an administrative officer, or a bonaflde faculty mem ber whose primary duty is not athletics , j : ;"' - '. .,,-.;, i i That the freshman rule be re stored. : : . - .'!.,( "That the transfer .rule be as well as from with in the Con ference. "That entrance examinations, given to determine the eligibility of athletes for admission, be stan dardized. . "That a definition of special students be included in the Con ference rules. "The Chapter is particularly gratified that leadership for this action was furnished by the Pres ident and Chancellor of this Uni versity. It expressed the hope that these recommendations will be adopted by the Conference and will mark the beginning of a con (See ATHLETICS, page 8) Free Movies Given By Y The first in a series of monthly educational movies will be pre sented Tuesday at 7 p.m. in Memorial Hall. V These movies are sponsored by YMCA and I B'nai B'rith HiUel Foundation. 7 The first movie is "The Life of Emil Zola starring Paul Muni. . r.. - , - Following the movie there will be an ! open ' forum ; conducted by Dr. Alexander Heard. These pro grams are open to the public. Pep Rally Set For Tomorrow Head cheerleader Cy Minett will be on . hand " tomorrow morning to lead a pep rally on the University of Virginia - campus. The rhubarb will get underway : about. 12 noon in Madison Bowl, between the two rows of fraternity houses. University Club president Duff Smith announced. " : ' - Madison Bowl is an intra mural football field; . Smith explained. v ' ; As indicated by . the brisk ticket sales, a crowd of J about 1200 Carolina rooters, will be on hand at the game.' Smith expressed the hope : that there would be a large turnout for the pep rally so as ;io impress . the . boys from the old "Vir ginia" country. ' Y ; ' rect violation of the Constitution of the United:States".and also in violation of the University student constitution. -: v " . 1 Ethical Question . Ethical reasons for opposing th closed trials .were based upon .tha statement that "secrecy , is . fUndr amentally opposed" to the prin-i ciples of democratic thought ;and the notion of public participation in government.' . Due to the fact that they are conducted in secret, 'the" student courts are the object of wider spread distrust and disrespect.. It is alleged in the bill .that- this "disrespect" . and distrust - is re flected in distrust and disrespect for. the Honor System and Student Government in general." . . f -Would Prevent Offenses Closed courts" also .are .fail-, ,ing in their primary "purpose, of preventing student offenses, it -is "stated." This is because "the present , syst in - emphasizes punishment of the , offender . rather than prevention of the Open courts, it . is claimed, '. "would act as a strong pre-: ventive among potential offend-" ers . . . . . ' and would protect -the accused and the 'court from " false and erroneous reports, about the conduct of the trials." ' 7" "Open trials would increase, the awareness of the Courts and the students . of their' re sponsibilities," the bill asserts. Could Be Closed Four exceptions to the opee.t courts are approved by the biU. If . the bill is 'passed,- courts would be closed "only in cases" where I : (1) student morality -would be injuriously affected . from . the character of the .charges and tbfi. nature of the evidence, . (2) temporary exclusion rof all spectators from; the courts - to alleviate the embarrassment of a particular witness as to an inde cent matter; is' necessary', ' z. (3) where the accused can show to the satisfaction of the court that his case is of such an Unusual nature that it: would not be - (See AMENDMENT, Page 8) WreckR ecord Set Here Two wrecks occured in Chapel Hill ; yesterday within the space of thirty minutes. The first one happened about 4:45 d. m. at theside of the Caro lina Inn.? A car driven by Betty Cook was proceeding north on was done to Miss Cook's car and about $50 damage to the other. Mr. Eliott agreed - to pay ' tha damages. . -1 H 1 About thirty minutes .later a wreck occured in front of Woolltaa Gym involving cars driven . Columbia Street and was hit Nancy Ford and C. E. Moora- Droaasiae oy a car anven oy. Tne Cnapel .HUl PoHce. Departs George Eliott. Mr, Eliott pulled out of the driveway of the Caro lina Inn. ; . . , . . . Approximately $200 damage ment declined to; release any do- tails on this wreck ' , - No one was .'injured ia eiti? accident. : wirw 1 mm -mrv m

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