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VOLUME LXL NUMBER 60
CHAPEL HILL, N. C FRIDAY. DECEMBER 12. 1952
EIGHT .rGEii iODAY
The magnetic Christmas music
of singing students in an upstairs
room of Graham Memorial re
cently attracted over 30 onlookers
who stayed to harmonize with the
chorus of workers.
Jerry Campbell, Alpha Phi Om
ega president, watched the group
that joined the service fraternity
in preparing Christmas seals for
the mails and remarked with a
laugh, "It's great. Everyone that
stops by stays to help us get these
seals out." The last words of his
sentence competed with the loud
"I just came up to pop some
pop corn," said coed Shirley Gee,
looking up over the mountain of
white envelopes decorated with
Santa samplings. "But I'm sure
glad that I stayed," she managed
to shout above the strains of
Lynn Chandler, who "just came
up to get a drink of water," was
stuffing the Yule stickers into an
envelope and bellowing a tune in
a husky alto voice. Tish Rodman,
a late comer, added a few more
tunes "to the group's repertoire
and a big hand to the work.
Workers representing Tau Ep
silon Phi fraternity, Alpha Gam
sorority, dorm dwellers and al
most all other campus groups,
participated in the singing work
The Rt- Rev. Thomas II. Wright,
East Carolina bishop and former
UNC Episcopal student chaplain,
will lead several services here
Bishop Wright will preach and
administer confirmation at the
Chapel of the Cross Sunday at
11 a.m. He will celebrate Holy
Communion at 8 ajn. and at this
service corporate communion will
be held for all Episcopal students
from East Carolina.
The bishop will address the
Canterbury Club Sunday night at
After being student chaplain
here in 1933 and 1931, Bishop
Wright served at Lexington, Va.,
San Francisco and San Antonio
before he was appointed bishop.
He is the grand chaplain of Sig
ma Nu social fraternity and a
member of the Episcopal general
convention's Program and Budget
Tonight At 7
Judge Hubert Olive of Lexing
ton will preside over the mock
trial tonight of coed Virginia Wil
son who is charged with the
"murder" of Carman Nahm.
The trial will be held at 7
o'clock in the Law School court
The prosecution will be head
ed by Harry Faggart Jr., Con
cord. The defendant will be rep
resented by Roger Hendrix, Winston-Salem.
The alleged "murder" took
place in Miss Nahm's room sev
eral weeks ago. Miss Nahm, chair
man of the Women's Council, was
supposed to have facts on a case
relating to Miss Wilson.
Miss Nahm died of poisoning,
the coroner ruled.
The YMCA is interested in
knowing what plans iniernai
ional students have for the
Christmas holidays, especially
if those plans include spending
some time in Chapel HilL
Already the Y has heard from
some people who would like to
have international students vis
it them over the vacation.
ft -' :
Truman said yesterday that Gen.
Douglas MacArthur, like any de
cent man, should give him his
solution to the Korean War. Tru- 1
man told a news conference that j
MacArthur. and . President - elect j
Eisenhower both have a duty to i
come forward immediately with
any solution they may have which
will end the conflict and save
WITH EISENHOWER, Aboard
USS Helena President - elect
Eisenhower arrived yesterday in
Pearl Harbor for high-level mili
tary talks before going on to New :
York to confer with Gen. Douglas
MacArthur on the former Far
East commander's "solution" to
the Korean war. No date has been
set for the meeting with MacAr
thur, but Eisenhower is due in ;
New York Sunday and it was be
lieved the meeting would take
place early next week.
ABOARD USS HELENA An
authoritative source disclosed yes
terday that At(y. Gen.-Designate
Herbert Brownell has completed
plans for a giant housecleaning
in the Department of Justice.
Brownell, the informant said,
plans to fire anyone whose name
has been even remotely linked
with government scandaL
WASHINGTON The Supreme
Court yesterday was still hearing
public school segregation cases.
The high court ruling, which may
come next spring, will affect not
only the five areas whoie cases
are being argued, but 17 states in
all which require completely or
partly separate school systems for
white and Negro children and
four more where segregation is
Sol Cherry Gets
Phi Speaker Post
Sol Cherry of Roxobel recently
was elected Speaker of the Phil-
ianthropic Literary and Debating
j Society. Cherry succeeds Fred
Crawford of Sanf ord.
Other new officers elected were
Franz Roberts, Hillsboro, speaker
! pro-tempore; Hamilton Horton,
I Winston-Salem, critic; Don An
'gell, Winston-Salem, clerk, and
Jack West, HartsvUle, E. -., ser-geant-at-arms.
Students reelected were West,
Wade Matthews, Winston-Salem,
parliamentarian and Sid Shuf ord,
Biltmore, treasurer. New members
initiated were Mary Jo Rader,
Miami Shores, Fla., and Louis
To Be Given
An original 16th century Ger
man Christmas play, spoken and
sung in German, will be pre
sented by the German and Music
Departments in the , University
tomorrow night at 8 o'clock in
the Playmakers Theater.
The play, which deals with the
story of the Nativity, will include
numerous eld German Christmas
carols which will b2 sung by
soloists and a chorus. A musical
background will be furnished by
a string orchestra under the di
rection of Edgar Alden of the
The production is under the di
rection of Herbert W. Reichert
of the German Department, as
sisted by the instructoral staff.
Reichert said the presentation
is "an attempt to bring to Chapel
Hill one of he most colorful as
pects of the German Christmas
tradition, and at the same time
provide a means of developing a
facility in beginning students of
German for the spoken language.
Only beginning students in
German were selected for the
The leading roles will be play
ed by Jean Herring, Winston
Salem, as Mary; Wade Williams,
Savannah, Ga., as Joseph; the
Rev. Joel Savall, Chapel Hill, as
GabrieL and Joe Sturdevant,
Cary, as the innkeeper.
A Fatal Game Of Cops And Robbers
By Rolfe Neill and Elaine Gibson
The guys who've been there are tired of "a
game of cops and robbers that leaves people dead.
Let's get it over with."
The GI's who served their time peaceably
want it settled "with the peace talks. .War is the
worst thing we can have."
However, the vets all are agreed that an
ultimatum should be delivered to the Reds
signed and glued with atomic power. If the
Communists won't settle without it, drop the
bomb, the vets say.
After 15 months in Korea, Pete Moore said,
"I know what they're going through. If we're
going to try to settle it verbally, I definitely
think our men over there should have more au
thority in their peace talking. This lack of author
ity in the cease-fire talks, I think, is the cause
of the stalemate.
"I do not khow whether the fault lies in the
UN or NATO, but I do approve of agreement
through authority or else."
James McNeill, who put in a year in Ger
many, said, Tm for settling it by any peaceable
U. N. Model
Will Be Conducted
In Winter Quarter
A model United Nations As
sembly will be organized here
after Christmas to give students
the opportunity to study problems
facing the UN,- John Faust said
Faust, who is chairman of the
YMCA Committee on the United
Nations, said all campus organi
zations will be asked to have
delegations to the assembly.
Individual students wishing to
participate in the organization are
asked to attend planning meet
ings which will take place week
ly next quarter. At these meet
ings all the particulars of the
model assembly will be worked
out. Students to represent each
country will be selected from
among those interested. Such
model assemblies have been held
in different schools around the
country, but this will be the first
program of its type in this area,
Actual sessions of the model as
sembly will not begin until Spring
Quarter. All available informa
tion will be obtained from the
UN so that sessions will run as
true to form as possible with ac
tual problems being discussed.
Other members of the original
forming group are Sue Fink, Judy
Alexander and Purabi Bose.
"It is hoped," Faust said, "that
all students interested in the
work of the United Nations will
take part and that such a program
as this will become an annual at
traction on. the University ..cam
pus." Faust said further information
may be obtained by writine Miss
Alexander, Box 310, Mclver
Chapel Hill will be bombed to
morrow with 2,500 Freedom
grams as part of the state-wide
Crusade For Freedom campaign.
The bombardment will take
place at 2:15 p.m. and will be con
ducted by planes of the Civil
Gordon Gray is state chairman
of the crusade.
It is hoped that these Freedom
grams will be retrieved and sign
ed by Chapel Hill residents and
students, officials say. In signing,
one pledges his moral and finan
cial support to the halt of the
spread of communism throughout
War; All For
Is Today At
Not Best Solution
Presbyterian Outlook, widely read but unofficial church
magazine, - declared editorially yesterday that the "forced
resignation" of the Rev. Charles M. Jones, Presbyterian pas
tor here, was not the "wisest solution" of problems confront
ing the church.
The magazine also pointed out. that the Judicial Commis-
Samuel Selden, chairman of
thi nramatir Arf Donartmonf
and Plavmakers director, will I
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ens famous A Christmas Carol
Kunday at 8 p. m.
The reading wil be given in the
Selden has made this an annual
reading for Chapel Hill and Uni
versity audiences since 1944, fol
lowing the tradition set by the
late Prof. Frederick H. Koch,
founder of the Playmakers. Koch
read the classic to audiences from
1918 until his death in 1944. Koch
gave a total of 278 readings in all
sections of the country.
A feature of the traditional
program will be the singing of
familiar Christmas carols by a
100-voice children's chorus un
der the direction of Mrs. Jan
Philip Schinhan and . Mrs. John
Newell of the Chapel Hill public
schools. The chorus wil be ac
companied by piano and organ.
Special stage decorations will
be designed and executed by
William I. Long, technical direc
tor of the Playmakers.
Prior to the reading, Chapel
Hill and University residents will
be given an opportunity to con
tribute to the Orange County
Empty Stocking Fund, sponsored
by the Chapel Hill Junior Ser
means ... I have no end-all solution for the
Korean situation, but I am frankly against all
Another veteran (there are now 98 in school
on the Korean GI Bill), Archie Barksdale, talked
of NATO, the mutual security organization set
up in Europe by the West.
We've got NATO, the UN and another section
which comes under NATO which is called MD
AP," he said. "Out of these organizations, it
seems to me we should be able to gain enough
strength to act with some authority over there.
I think that an ultimatum should be issued to
the Chinese Communists in North Korea with
the A-bomb influencing their acceptance or de
nial of our ultimatum."
If they don't accept, he added, it's the "or
Both positions were summed up in the opin
ion of Frank Lukiski: "I am for authority back
ed by a strong display of action. It is time mat
ters were settled."
Meanwhile yesterday, the dirty war on the
dirty peninsula went on as 3,000 Communists
succeeded in taking the crest of Little Nori Hill.
sion wmch recently issued a re
port on the church was not em-
pewered to dismiss the pastor or
officers, but was told to "inves
tigate thoroughly the total situ
ation in the Chapel Hil church
and to report back to the Orange
The commission evidently real
ized this at last Sunday's meet
ing when it accepted a counter
proposal from the church offi
cers to hold el3ction of officers
j soon. The commission had asked
I that all the officers resign.
( Commenting on the report, the
j Outlook noted that the findings
1 would be true of practically any
other church in the Presbytery.
The magazine also observed.
' . . .Take the statement that be
ing a Christian is more important
than being a Presbyterian which
the commission looks upon as be
ing the crux of the matter. We
should like to think that all Pres
byterian ministers might be guil
ty of the same charge."
The magazine questioned why
the Orange Presbytery had not
taken action on "irregularities",
which have "marked the life of
thi congregation for many years,
before this time." The magazine
Iso urged that the Presbytery
establish a second Presbyterian
church here to create a place of
worship for those not satisfied
with the present one.
The Presbyterian Church con
gregation will meet Sunday to
act on a recommendation to "ex
press confidence" in the Rev.
Charles M. Jones, pastor.
Mr. Jones has been asked to re
sign by the Judicial Commission
of the Orange Presbytery. The
commission presented its case last
In a resolution suggested for
adoption at this meeting, a group
of members of the church say,
"We deplore what seem to us un
supported assumptions and unjus
tified conclusions in the Commis
sion's report . . . we deplore the
commission's belief that the wel
fare of the church and the glory
of God can be served by depriving
us of the leadership under which
we have grown in the grace and
knowledge of our Lord . . . We
urge that representatives of the
Presbytery and of the church seek
a constructive solution of the pre
In reporting to the congrega
tion last Sunday, the commission
issued a request that if Jones
(See CONGREGATION, page 5)
Elects UNC Pair
New officers of the North Caro
lina Section of the American
Chemical Society recently were
elected at a meeting of the org
anization at the University.
Dr. Arthur Roe, head of the
UNC Chemistry Department, was
elected chairman; Dr. Walter J.
Peterson, State College chemis
try head, chairman-elect, Dr. Pel
ham Wilder Jr., Duke University,
secretary-treasurer; Dr. Bobert L.
McFee, UNC, assistant secretary
treasurer, and Dr. Marcus E.
Hobbs, head of the Duke Univer
sity Department, councillor to fill
out the unexpired term of Dr.
! Paul Gross, also of Duke.
Issue Or Dob
Looms As Tough
Special To The D -i- .- Ta IIee.
CLEMSON, S. C, D2c. 11
The annual Soutnern Uo.ucr
ence Winter meeir.g opens
here tomorrow and its lore
most problems are- not even
listed on the-agenda.
. Among prickly issues likely
to be raised are bowl games,
eligibility of freshmen ou ariity
teams, and a possible breakup of
the 17-member conference.
Duke has submitted a proposal
of control for the grants-in-aid
f wnrrv tViut Viae rrv frv rs A tho
conference and speculation has it
that it will be accepted.
The solution is patterned some
what after the one used in the
Southeastern Conference. If it
passes, then an athlete who after
graduation from high school cr
prep school has agreed in writing
to accept financial aid from one
SC school, would be ineligible to
compete at any other member
school under grantj-in-aid.
.The proposal is an attempt to
curb bidding among the confer
ence schols for outot..nding high
After the 1952-53 school year
freshmen will not be allowed to
compete on varsity tea.ns and
discussion as to whether or not
the rule will be put in effect dur
ing the next year will probably
be brought up.
Most of the college presidents
in the conference are on record
as being opposed to allowing the
frosh to compete on varsity teams
again, but the small-schou. rne.n
bers of the conference caivn that
they cannot operate unless fresh
men are allowed to play.
The bowl question will un
doubtedly be discussed but it is
doubtful whether any cnange will
be made in the present oC stand
on the matter.
Last year the conference ruled
against accepting bowl bids and
Maryland and Clemson were Loth
put on a year's suspension for
playing in the Sugar and Gator
Bowls. -Since that time many of
the members have altered or re
versed their stands on the situa
tion. President Gordon Gray of
North Carolina, a stauncu leader
in the ban drive last win'.tr, r.as
altered his position on enforce
ment somewhat and now u in
favor of the member schools
"letting their conscience, be their
The final problem which may
be brought before the rm.noers
concerns the spliting of tte un
widely 17-member conier:nu' in
to two more workable groups,
not an entirely new idea
Previous attempts at the ::a.ne
idea have gone little pa;t the
discussion stage but there is a
feeling here that more po itive
action may be taken during this
meeting with a strong pos ibiiity
of a committee being set up to
study the problem and to report
back at the annual spring meet
ing. Carolina is being represented
at the meeting by Chancellor
Robert B House.
Books By Berber
The textbook trading post
by and for students will cpen
Monday at 2 p.m.
The post will accept books to
be sold next quarter. Located
in the old Graham Memorial
kitchen, the post will be cpen
from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. through
Winter Quarter plans will be