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A reactivated campus Young
Republicans Club was launched
here Tuesday night.
Elected to head the group is
Curt Ratledge, of Guilford Col
leg, N.C., previously acting pres
ident and organizer. Assisting
him in getting the organization
underway will be Jim Watts, Fred
Cohoon "and Hae Miller.
Ratledge yesterday emphasized
that he is anxious to have all
campus Republicans participating
in the club, whether they are sup
porters of Taft, General - Eisen
hower Tor some other candidate:
:Remaining officers "of the club
will be elected at next Tuesday's
meeting in Roland Parker lounge
'number two of Graham Memorial.
Two addresses by prominent Re
publican leaders in this area will
also be heard then. They are
Gerald Chandler, president of
Wake Forest College Republi
cans' club, and Miss Jerry Kent,
district codirector of the Young
When the organization becomes
more active here, the group plans
to bring a number of State and
national Republican leaders to the
campus for addresses.
The last Young Republicans'
Club on the campus here died in
1948 with the Dewey campaign.
"This time we hope to organize
on a basis to continue as a per
manent organization," Ratledge
Show Try outs
Another call for - people with
any kind of talent to audition for
the Campus Chest Variety Show
was issued today by Duff Smith,
publicity chairman. .
Auditions for the program will
be held Sunday, Feb. -24, at 7
p.m. in Memorial hall. The show
is to be presented March 6, also
in 'Memorial. Fraternities, sorori
ties, and all other local organiza
tions have been asked to cooper
ate in finding participants for the
Admission to the show will be
upon presentation of a certificate
showing that you have contributed-
at least two dollars to the
Campus Chest drive. Solicitors
are to cover the dormitories, fra
ternities, sororities, and canvass
town students, including victory
village and the trailer courts.
Organizations included in this
year's campus chest drive are the
Heart Fund, the Cancer Society,
the North Carolina League for
Crippled Children, the Red Cross,
and the WSSF. The WSSF, which
this year will send aid to the Uni
versity of Indonesia in honor of
past Consolidated University
president Dr. Frank Graham, who
served as mediator in Indonesia
with the United Nations.
" . CONFERENCE
Dr. William Poteat of the phil
osophy department will be the
chief I speaker at the : annual
Canterbury Conference which will
meet today and Saturday at the
Chapel of the Cross. . ' ,
Episcopal college students from
throughout the state will meet
, here' to carry (on jthe business of
the j Vjfganizatidnj i id to have a
"quiet 1 period ; of concentrated
study ! upon rtheiri ,real s-businessr
of : being . Christians' . V . '
VOLUME LX CHAPEL
Trouble Develops At SEC
Show Over Seating Methods
A student wife and guest were
not allowed to sit . in orchestra
seats at Tuesday night's "Trop
icana" show in Memorial hall
because of administration policy.
The two finally saw the show
the wife from downstairs, and the
guest from backstage.
Mrs. Harvey Beech, wife of
law student Harvey Beech, was
the subject of a half hour's dis
cussion between Student Enter
tainment Committee officials and
Beech and his friends.
SEC member Duffield Smith
was told only colored students
would be allowed to sit down
stairs, while all other Negroes
would be seated at the west end
Mrs. Beech was finally allowed
to sit downstairs after Acting
Dean of Students Roy Holsten
had said it was permissable. "It
! was my understanding that the
wives had been allowed to sit
with students, at student acti
Special Athlete of Week
Woo Woo Currie Selected
For Powder Bowl Performance
by Ed Starnes
In a special election taken yes
terday, Liz (Woo- Woo) Currie,
star deep back in the Pi Phi's po
tent "A" formation was nomi
nated as Athlete of the Week by
The Daily Tar Heel sports staff.
Liz, a graduate student from
Reidsville, N.C., scored three
touchdowns in leading her team
to. a 19-0 victory over arch rivals,
Tri-Delta. Many of the fans placed
her running, passing, and punt
ing in a class . just below the
great Charlie " Justice, and a few
old-line "Tar Heels had far-away
visions of the fabulous No. 22 in
their, eyes as Currie romped on
her 90-yard touchdown jaunt in
the second period.
According to Carolina's new
coach, George Barclay, "Currie
is .the best broken field . runner
I've seen this year."
- The Pi Phi coach, Andy Mi
keta, said, "Hank Lauricella
" In a scene from "Winterset," mobster Trock Estrella is threat-.
ened by his own hired gunman. Shadow. Xyril Lang will play
Trock, and Shadow is acted by, George Spence, in the Playmaker
showing-pf thie; Maxwell Andersori 'verse tragedy. The play will
-have five performances; February 27th-March 2nd; at theiPlay
makers1 Theatre;. Curtain time is 8:30. p.m. :
HILL, N. a FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22, 1952 NUMBER 108
vities," Holsten said yesterday.
SEC advertisements indicate that
student wives, faculty members,
and townspeople, can pay $1.00
at 7:40 to see the show.
The guest, a friend of Beech's
who was escorted by another
(See TROUBLE, page 8)
The historical, political, and
commercial outlooks regarding
socialism as against free enter
prise will be aired tonight when
three university professors ex
plore the present and future
conditions of the two ideologies.
As the first of a series of panel
discussions, Frances W. Coker,
visiiing professor in political
science, James E. King, history
professor, and D. D. Carroll,
commerce, professor, will give
their viewpoints concerning
"Socialism vs. Free Enterprise"
in Graham Memorial at 8 p.m.
(Tennessee's All-American half
back) would look bad along side
Only descending vote in the
tabulation was cast by Grantland
Rice (which is an honor itself).
Rice claimed that Liz didn't play
the entire game . and therefore
wasn't eligible for All-American
Rumors are thick about Chapel
Hill as to Liz's future in the grid
iron sport, but one of the more
reliable sources claims that Woo
Woo has turned down offers from
two pro teams. It is also rumored
that Dook offered the Pi Phi a
four - year, all - expenses - paid
scholarship, and life-time supply
of " Chesterfields.
Another story says that having
seen Currie run from the tail
back slot, Coach Carl Snavely is
thinking of switching back to the
single wing and installing Woo
Woo in Blue and White next sea
son. - -
U II C LIBRARY
Of Ike Club
The "Ike for President Club"
on campus elected Henry H. In
gram as president at a meeting
. Samuel J. Blackwood, vice
president; and Harvey5 Geitner,
secretary were also elected.
Following the election Ingram
issued this statement:
- ."The 'Ike For President Club'
was formed because we not only
think he is the outstanding can
didate but we believe that the
Republican Party has not been
getting the independent vote that
it should in the past elections
and we think it imperative to get
a man nominated with the stature
and ability of .General Eisen
hower. "The reaction on the campus
shows clearly that Eisenhower
is first choice of all the leading
candidates among the students.
We now have an active club and
it is growing very rapidly. The
choice of Senator Taft, however
competent he may be, would dis
courage the young voters of the
country to the point that it may
mean the permanent loss of the
independent voter to the Republi
Anyone interested in joining or
working with the "Ike For Pres
ident Club" may contact Ingram
in 203 Ruffin Dorm: -
Variety Show To Be Included
In Beauty Pageant ; 8 Entered
A variety show is the latest in
novation of the Second Annual
Chapel Hill Beauty and Person
ality Pageant to be held in the
high school auditorium leap year
night, Feb. 29. .
Sponsored by the Junior Cham
ber of Commerce, the night's ac
tivities will be climaxed by the
selection of "Miss Chapel; Hill of
1952", after a variety show warm
up choosing of "Miss Chapel Hill
of 1970" from among a slate of
Winner of the main event "Miss
Chapel Hill" pageant will receive
a $250 scholarship to the college
of her choice, , an evening .gown,
a tr.ophy, .and an expense-paid
trip to the Miss North Carolina
affair in Winston-Salem this
July. - , ; ; ; : , ; ; ; ; !-:';!-'
Willis Knight, Jaycee co-chairman
of the event along with Gran
Childress, announced yesterday
the main features of the variety
show portion j of the pageant.
These acts are i Miss Bonnie Pip
er of Durham,; vocalist; a hill-billy
band and quartet from Pi Kap
pa Alpha fraternity j! and I a min
strel score by Jaycees Charlie
Phillips and William Alexander.
Four more entrants were also
announced by Gran Childress yes
terday making a total of eight
young ladies already, entered in
the beauty and personality pag
eant. ;'s 1 . . . , ; !
THe latest are: Mary Haley, 17-year-old
blonde high school sen
ior.?Mary, daughter of Mrs; WVM.
Karabinos; j is "sponsored bv the
French Gov f
Prof. Hugo Giduz, for 25 years
a member of the Department of
Romance Languages at the Uni
versity, has been made an "Of
ficier d'Academie" by the French
government for "services rendered
to French culture," it was an
nounced Monday by Pierre Du
pont, the French Consul in Wash
ington. Giduz's teaching career began
in 1906 and since that time he has
written numerous articles on the
teaching of French for various
professional journals. He has also
collaborated oh several texts
with Prof.-U. T. Holmes and Prof.
H. H. Staab of the University at
Chapel Hill and Prof. Rene Har
dre of Woman's College, Greens
boro. A native of Boston, Mass., he
attended the English High School
in that city and returned there
25 years later as a teacher of
French. He was graduated "Cum
Laude" with honors in French
from Harvard University and in
1923 he received the "Diplome de
! Hautes Etudes de Phonetique"
I from the University of Grenoble,
The ward of "Officier d'Acade
mie" is one of the highest honors
the French government confers
on teachers. Giduz was also pre
sented a "Diploma" and a silver
medal in recognition of his more
than 40 years of teaching French
in the United States and for his
interest in France and French,
The honor was bestowed upon
him by the French Minister of
National Education and was pre
sented by Consul Dupont.
Evelyn Matthews, 17-year-old
brunette daughter of Mr. and Mrs.
J. S. Matthews, sponsored by
Wentworth-Sloan Jewelry Co.
Miss Matthews, also a high school
senior, has been elected a class
sweetheart for the past three
Louise Curlee, daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Ed Curlee of Polkton.
and a cosmetologist in a Chapel
Hill beauty shop. Sponsored by
the Village Pharmacy, she was
the runner-up in the Anson.
County beauty pageant two years
Patsy Ellinger, Woman's Col
lege sophomore, the daughter of
Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Ellinger. Pat
sy is a 19 -year-old brunette.
Previous entrants were Mar
garet Wimsett, Ann Jacobs, Iris
Merritt, and Barbara Bynum.
In announcing the names of the
four latest young ladies, co
chairman Childress re-emphasized
that coeds as well as town
girls are welcome to participate.
Requirements state that entrants
must be between 18 and 25 years
of age, must have completed high
school or; be a graduating senior,
and must be unmarried. Informa
tion available from chairmen or
Tickets to the pageant are on
sale through Junior Chamber of
Commerce . members. After ex- ' i
penses are : 'met( j proceeds from
the affair will go ; into a special
fund far a rAowfiAw