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VOLUME LX IIUMBER 152
CHAPEL HILL, N. C SUITDAY. APHIL 20. 1952
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OMAHA The runaway Miss
ouri river hurled a new threat
at Omaha yesterday as collapsing
levees inundated farmlands and
wrecked destruction for 200 miles
LOS ANGELES North Con
tinental airways, operators of un
scheduled transcontinental flights
was grounded yesterday by gov
ernment order following a crash
of one of its transports nearby
which took 29 lives,
WASHINGTON Vapor trails
in the sky over Alaska yesterday
touched off a brief air alert
throughout North America. The
U. S. Air Defense command has
as yet not determined whether
planes actually were over Alaska.
SEOUL American Sabre jets
destroyed seven Communist MIG
15s over Korea during the week
Fnrlmt Fridnv. Ohlv one U. S.
jet was lost in air combat.
WASHINGTO N The steel
controversy reached white heat
yesterday as the President
threatened to Taise worker wages
in the seized industry beginning
next week.. -
For Y Forum
"Brazil and the World Today'
will be the topic under discussion
tomorrow night in Lenoir as the
YMCA continues its series of sup
per forums on international af
fairs. Students are reminded of the
change in locale for this and fu
ture week's meetings. The meet
ings will be held in the south
dining room on the first floor
(toward the Bell Tower). Prev
iously the supper forums have
been held on the second floor.
Haroldo Jezler, native of Sao
Paulo, Brazil, and an assistant
professor at the University of Sao
Paulo, will be the guest speaker.
Discussion will be led by a
group of Brazilian .students from
State college and Daily Tar Heel
Editor Barry Farbasr. who was in
Rio De Janerio last quarter.
The forum will be held from
5:30 to 7 p.m. in the first floor
dining room on the south end of
Lenoir Hall. Students who wish
to eat with the group are to go
through the main line and then
carry their trays to the south din
ing room. -
r Some specially prepared South
American food will be available
in the line for those who want
to add that "extra touch." - '
Bcih campus political parties
will choose new leadership to
The UP will elect a successor
io Biff Roberts and the SP will
replace XX M. Kexley. Beth
Crovps . will meet in Grahexa
I'lemori&l, Roland. Parker Icuug
h!s ai.,7-o'clsciw -t " .......
Slated Here For
by Chuck Kellogg
Play-producing groups from all
over the state will descend on the
Playmakers Theater Wednesday
morning for the beginning of the
twenty-ninth annual festival of
the Carolina Dramatic associa
tion. The play festival will continue
four days, with three sessions of
play presentations each day,
John W. Parker, executive sec
retary for the organization, yes
terday said this year's piogram
will be more ambitious and ex
perimental that anything pre
viously attempted. Over 30 dra
matic groups from throughout
the state will present 40 one-act
plays. " ...
The sessions on each day will
begin at 9:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and
7:30 p.m. There is a small admis
sion charge to defray production
Among the authors whose plays
will be performed are such out
standing names as Tennessee
Williams, Eugene O'NeilL Anton
Chekhov, Sir J. M. Barrie, Sher
wood Anderson, Lord Dunsany,
A A. Milne, Percival Wilde, Colin
Clements and Elizabeth Lay.
The last named writer is the
wife of Paul Green, and the play
to be presented, "When Witches
Ride," was the first original script
ever produced b ythe Playmakers.
Other special features of the
heavy program include the guest
performance of a new play,
"Where Is Thy Sting?" by the
high school dramatic group of
Spartanburg, S. C, a theater arts
exhibit in Person hall, costume
and make-up contests, the pre
sentation of a puppet play
written by Agnar Mykle, and a
breakfast and business meetmgl
for the guest directors in the
'Noses Under The Tent'
Ga. i ech Admits Coeds
In Close 7 to 5 Vote
. Special to The Daily Tar Heel
ATLANTA, April 19-1-Women
got "their noses under the tent"
at Georgia Tech here this week
as the engineering school was
made coeducational by a 7-5
vote of its regents.
The action will apply to
about 25 women seeking ad
mittance to obtain engineering
degrees, Chancellor Harmon ,
Caldwell said. The final vote
by the State Board of Regents
specified women should be ad
mitted solely to study for en
gineering degrees riot available
,t other state schools now open
to them, .;L : -
Thert: muzit be no change in
. iha curriculum -or in sicrriLs
THE REV. B. SPENCER
The Rev. Bonnell Spencer, a
member of the Order of the Holy
Cross, will lead a preaching mis
sion at the Episcopal church to
day, tomorrow and Tuesday.
Mr. Spencer's theme will be the
mission in the resurrection of
Jesus Christ. Services will be con
ducted todaj at 11 a.m. and 7:30
p.m. and Monday and Tuesday
at 7:30 p.m. Thefirst half hour
of each service will be devoted
to congregational singing.
Mr. Spencer is a noted author
and preacher. Two of his best
known works are "Ye Are The
Body," and "They Saw the Lord."
a zing Probe
A five-man committee of stu
dents and faculty was named
yesterday by Chancellor Robert
B. House to look into alleged
Henry Lewis of the Institute
of Government was named chair
man of the. group. Other faculty
members include Dr. Syd B.
Alexander, health division, and
L. C. McKinney, chairman of the
faculty committee on fraternities.
Gene Oberdorfer, delegata of the
Grail, and A! House were the
students chosen to round cut the
The group probably will hold
its initial meet early this week.
standards at Georgia Tech,"
the Toard asserted.
Regent Chairman Robert Ar
nold spoke against the change:
"Maybe I'm an old Fogey,
but I'm afraid the moment we
get women on the campus
they'll be coming in and saying
we've got future mothers on
our hands and we ought to pre
pare them for it."
Arnold said he had approched
a number of leading Tech
alumni, and has "yet to find
one in favor of it."
Regent Edgar Dunlap was a
little more curt:" "Here is
where women get their noses
under the tent . . , Well have
home economics xmd dressraal:-'
in-st Tech yeL "
. Thousands On Campus For '5th Affair;
Take Over For Good Look At Carolina
by Jerry Reece
They 'came, gazed, and were impressed. '
. The several thousand students here yesterday for the ninth
annual hich school dav were en-
thusiastic as they talked about
Carolina and its facilities.
Lolling under Davie Poplar, two
girls from Four Oaks high said,
"We would love to enroll here.
. . - we think the chemistry de
partment is great."
A group from Sparta high all
tried to talk at once: "Different.
. . . beautiful dogwoods . .
Swain hall enchanting . . . kinda
hot . . . crazy about that plane
And so it went. The visitors
poured in all day by cars and
chartered bus. Many brought
their own lunches which they
spread out picnic style Jn the
campus shade. Others packed in
to the downtown eating places.
For all there was but one topic
of conversation: the University of
A flock from Rankin high de
clared: "Monogram club is beau
tiful . . . we liked everything,
especially the movie ("In the
Name of Freedom," technicolor
campus movie) our guide
(Jack Atwater, senior from Burl
ington) is great . ."
And as the buses and bars left,
you could , hear: . . third trip
for us . . enjoyed it immensely.
. . . planetarium show is our fav
orite ... I would like to be en
rolled here . . beautiful build
ings, lazy atmosphere . nicest
place we've ever been." .
Dr. De Spur
Talks I oriight
Dr. Endre De Spur of Pitts
burgh, Pa., a refugee from Com
munist oppression in Hungary,
will give the first of two lectures
tonight in Hill Hall at 8:30.
The program will be in mem
ory of Chapel Hill men who were
killed in World War H The lec
ture will be sponsored by the
Chapel Hill community memorial
fund Which was established in
1946. It's entitled ''Martyrs and
Pilgrims for Freedom."
Dr. De Spur's efforts to teach
Western culture to his native
countrymen caused the Hungar
ian Communists to imprison him
and his wife.
Dr. De Spur is a noted violin
ist and an authority on Gypsy
music-He will speak again to
morrow night in Hill hall at 8:30
on "The Mystery of Gypsy Mu
sic." He will be assisted in the il
lustration of his program by Ed
gar Aid en, Wilton Mason, and
The Cosmopolitan club will !
meet this afternoon at 4 o'clock-l.
in the Rendezvous room. Graham
RABBI A J. LELYVELD
The $80,000 new building for
the B'nai B'rith Hillel foundation
will be dedicated and turned
over to the students at ceremon
ies at 2:30 this afternoon.
Rabbi Arthur J. Lelyveld, na
tional director of the Hillel foun
dation will be the principal
speaker at the North, Carolina
association of B'nai B'rith Lodges
now taking place here.
The building, located on West
Cameron avenue, will serve as
headquarters and a meeting place
for Jewish students from
Woman's College, State College
and Duke as well as UNC stu
Hen Krieger, chairman of the
board of trustees of "the North
Carolina Hillel foundation will
present the keys of the building
to the president of the four Hillel
units in the state: Ted Frankel,
UNC; Marilyn Tolochko, Woman's
College; Herbert Saywitz, State
College, and Garry Goldstein,
The annual awards banquet of
the foundation will be held in
the new building at 6:30 p.m.
Awards will be presented to the
outstanding members of the four
Hillel units by Rabbi Samuel
Perlman, director of the Hillel
The suggestion that soon io
be ex-President Harry Truman
would leach history or political
science here got a firm squelch
from the man himself at his
The president laughed and
said he definitely was not con
sidering coming here after isav-
ing the White XXousa. A wiSsly
t suzzizd ihzt hs wculd,