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VOL. LVII NO. 83
Complete (JP) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 12, 1955
Offices In Graham Memorial
FOUR PACES TODAY
UNC has been designated as a
testing center for the nation-wide
administrations nf the T aw Krhnnl
w vu w tw. w
Admission Test on Feb. 19, April s
23 and Anr fi'ioss
r. tt L ,". , ,x.--T ace to Chapel Hill, is no longer
. pean Henry Brands of the Law the only canine under suspicion of
School released the choice jester- being the coUie whkh has been
day. College seniors, juniors and biting people lateIy
m some cases sophomores are According to Clyde Burgess, a
eligible to take the tests. . member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Each applicant should find out Johno, tne fraternitv's collie was
as soon as possible from the law taken Monday by th"e chapel mll
schools in which he is interested to tne Humane Society's
whether he should take the test pens- Burgess said that Johno
and on what date. will be seen sometime this week
The test is required of . all ap- by the peope who reported tha
phcants for admission to the ,they were bitten by a collie so
School of Law here. The Law they may determine whether or
School Admission Test is pre- not he is the guilty party
times a year, in November, Feb- j Concerning the possibility of
ruary, April and August by the ; Johno's being the culprit, Bur
pared and administered f our j gess said We don-t think he j.
Educational Testing Service, Prin-jbut he could be According to
ceton, N. J. j nim the fraternity has had the
Application blanks and a bul- conie for about two years
letin of information describing The latest addition to the forces
registration procedures and con- which have been eathprinr ;
taining sample test . questions
should be. obtained four or five
weeks in advance of the testing
date from the University Testing
service, Koom zii, Feaoody Hall, George?" The rest of the red, blue
or Room 107, Manning Hall, or and white placard gives the Book
from the Law School Admission hop's advice to those who dQ wan1
Test Educational Testing Service, 'to help the dog regain the free
20 Nassau St., Princeton, N. J. j dom of once again roaming the
Applications must be mailed so streets of town and the grounds
as to be received at the Princeton of .the University. It reads as fol
ffice not later than io days prior lows:
to tne testing date, Dean Brand;
Opportunities for careers in the
higher civil service of the U S.
both a home and abroad will be
described at an open meeting of
the UNC chapter of Pi Sigma Ai-
pha, the national honorary political
XK nieetincf will be he d
in the Library Assembly Room at
8 30 m on Thursday
' The discussion will be lead bv
vm TvlPr office of Civilian
Personnel in the Department of
.the -Navy, and Edwin T. Come- them that they would nave to snut operate me scnoois during tne
lius Jr., field consultant, English him up." She said later, however, next two fiscal years.
Teaching Branch, Information that she did not know, that the j Bills to give the local units corn
Center Service, U. S. Information police had taken the SAEs' collie plete control over assignment and
Tyler's! present assignment lis?!
with the training program carried
on by the Department of the Navy
for its civilian employees begin-
ning careers in the higher admin-
istrative service. He will discuss,
careers for university graduates,
careers ior uxiivcisiLj giauuaiH
in all branches of the regular civ-
il - service m Washington and in
Comelius will ooint out the ox'
COTOeilUS Will point OUl ine op-
norhmitifis in foreien or overseas
assignments, including Ithose in
(See CIVIL, page 4.)
In 'Caine' Trial
Crack Baseball Player Lost When Brodie Turned To Drama
A crack baseball player was
lost when Steve Brodie. decided to
keep his eye on the 'theatre in-
stead of on the ball.
Brodie, co-starred in The Caine
Mutiny Court-Martial, coming to
Memorial Hall on Friday and
c.tav nf next week, is an all -
around athlete. He played football,' her -tstandin P- . -Semi-pro
baseball and semi-pro , J? ,
hockey after schooling at vvicnua,
Kan. , ...
His first job was as an assistant
golf professional at Meadowlark
Country CiuD in memw, uu golfany of which undoubtedly
grease paint interested Brodie would have netted him a comfort
more than golf. Determined able living but none of the deep
to be an actor, he started his satjsfaction he gets as an actor,
r-'-eer as a. property boy in a ne'u be seen locally playing the
Salina, Kan. stock company. j role Gf Lt. Steve Maryk in the
After a summer with Colonel paui Gregory production of The
fairchild's Stock Players in a caine .Mutiny Court-Martial, a
traveling tent show, young Steve new piay by Herman Wouk based
joined the Cape Stock Company on wouk's best-selling Pulitzer
in Boston, where he played every prize-winning novel, The Caine
type of character role from boys Mutiny, with staging and direc
to old men. - itio.:by Charles Laughton.
Will Go On Trial Soon . .
SAE's Johno Joins Georges
In Humane Society s Pens
By JACKIE GOODMAN
George, the dog who has been
. r r l"u,t'U8
. iiiLiLuvxuu (Uiu uLiiers a men-'
George's defense is a sign which
c ' '
appeared yesterday -on the front of
the Intimate Bookshop and which
hs headed, "Who wants to help
"Write, phone, or see Chief
of Police Sloan and say you
a) George is a good character
b) George is a campus land
mark. George must stay!"
Mrs. Paul Smith of the Book
shop said yesterday , that thev
"have been asked steadily" " by
many people about the fate of the
! collie -who used to spend much of
his time drowsing in the shop's J
doorway. She jokingly said that
George is .interfering serious!" I
with our business
Mrs. A. M. Jordan treasurer of
Humane Soeietv who
has been exerting all of her en
ergy in producing evidence of
uculoe: muweute oim-c mo mi-,
prisonment, said yesterday that
nothing new had happened as far ,
as she knew. She did say that
she "had been to the fraternity
that owns the other dog and told
to the pens
MrS , c. F. Poston, mother of
Bobby Poston, who last week cir-
cuiate(j a petition which was ad-
tn chief Sloan and asked
that George be returned to Chapel
ffillj said yesterday that her son
, turned the
5n tr, tho nntice.
ms poston saM think
petitions like Bobby's stuck around
in Y-Court and places like that
woum ao muie 6uuu
-11;-.. ii;,r,-ii,oii-tr tn cop him :
Chief Sloan said yesterday that
' Coming to California, Brodie
won a role in Money Girls at the
Playtime Theaitre in Hollywood,
'Shortly after, he was signed to a
j contract by MGM and handed a
' feature role in "Thirty , Seconds
Over Tokyo." Brodie has given
1 memorable perormances in such
- been m
Brodie's hankering for grease-
nin hp mieht have been Dlaying
probaseball, football, hockey or ';
he didn't know what would hap-
pen yet. He added that both dogs
will have to stay in the Humane
iT AAA AAA W l VF lUJ A. AX ViiV A AM.
i Society's pens around 14. days ac -
. . i
was the guilty aog. xnat is nox
Due to a proofreading error in . . . ., , ..J.
, . , i true. Ashworth told her that
the story on George which ap-,
peared in yesterday's paper, Jerry ! George was not the doS that bit
Ashworth, who was taken Saturday him. ; ;
High School Student
Takes Life With Rifle
A Chapel Hill high school stu- North St. He had ben under psy-
dent shot and killed himself in
his rooming house here late Mon
A fr. ir.octicrair.a rn-
lice oiiicers, luiiiiaei iviasun, 11,1
apparently put a .22 rifle to his1
forrhead and Dulled the trisser.i
He leit a note pinned on -Ihe I
bedspread in which he said he'
wa "omntinnaiiv anH. montaiiv ,.n-i
hiA pnnp with thP- nrnhlPtns!
The death was an "obvious sui
cide," according to Assistant!
Orange County Coronor, George'
A. Cannady. He said Mason died
within a few minutes after firing";
ihe fatal single blast around 11:25
Mason was a high school senior ,
wix came Here trom Cnark; e
last fall. He was rooming at the
home of Mrs. C- C. Pickard, 121
In State Legislature:
House Told Integration
RALEIGH, Jan. 11
House was told today that possi-1
hie "ramifications" of legislation'
j to give local school authorities
complete control over the enroll
ment and assignment of school
children have been "exaggerated."
This opinion was stated by C. R.
avihmi, v&. auaij io.
for the Budget Bureau, in answer
to questions as he discussed de-
tails of appropriations recom
menaea Dy tne Governor and Ad
visory Budget Commission to j
j enrollment of pupils were intro-
ducedan the House and Senate last
(Thursday after Governor Hodges
delivered his "State of the State"
message to the Legislature. In
his message, the Governor endors-:
ed recommendations of an advis- j
ory committee which recommend-Ll
ed local control of enrollment and
assignment. The committee was
appointed to study what steps
North Carolina should take as a
.TVnlt nf ih Simwrnp fmirt rip-
cision which held school sesresa-
jtion is unconstitutional.
! While the House continued its
Steve Brodie and Wendell Corey as they appear in The Cains
Mutiny Court Martial which The Carolina Playmakers are bringing
to Chapel Hill this coming Friday and Saturday. Tickets are on sals
new at the Playmakers Business Office in Abernethy Hall.
j by Mrs. Jordan to determine
' whether George was the collie
j that bit him or -not, was reported
1 to have said that the campus collie
chiatric care at Memorial Hospital!
where he had an oppointmetnC'i
yesterday. Mason was a cousin;
-.rm aii l c oui
"1 iVirb. SLlueil, OUbKlIlb Oi Wdjici,
Mill: his Barents are divJorced i
His mother and stepfather, Mr. and !
Mrs- J- Weisman of New York;
cit flew here yesterday morning.
Uni3rsity students Hvho 'iJO
lived at the house immediately
called police and an ambulance j
after hearing the shot in Mason's i
room last night. J
Investigating policeman Graham
R. Creel and Charles Etheridge !
K Creel and Charles Etheridge
said .Mason had ben taken to the
hospital when they arrived, but
!he rifle-. an empty, cartridge m
" vva lyi on a ruS on the floor
neL. fd- ' , .
(See STUDENT ' page 4.)
study of the 637 million dollar.. ..J.
budget proposed for the next i
biennium, the Senate began study
of the state's tax laws and the re
quest of the governor and Ad
visory Budget Commission for tax
increases totaling 52 million dol
lars. Revenue Commissioner Eu
gene Shaw told how his depart
ment made its estimates of how
much the state can expect to col
lect from its various taxes.
The House and Senate were told
cf pians to complete the budget
study by Jan. 20 so that public
hearings on the spending and tax
proposals can be started. By then
the House will have heard the tax
proposals explained and the Sen
ate will have studied the proposed
New legislation today included
; a bill by Sen. Claude Currie of
Durham a member of
ory Budget Commission
.i nr0t, n; f
April 15. Last week Currie intro.
duced a measure, which has ad-
sttion support, to chang2
the deadline for filing income tax
returns from March 15 to
'UNCs Lanza' Sings On Television
TELEVISION CAMERAS wheal
: the Consolidated University's new
tone, will appear from time to tirr-'a
count -Basie and his orchestra
will be the big attraction on cam-
pus today as they present a con-
cert of jazz and blues in Memorial
Hall under the auspices of Graham)
Memorial Activities Board and the -
interdormitory Council Social
I ... '
iue cuiicerL, tu iasx lruni o.ou
fn fi nn,.. will fpatnrfi thp vari
j tions in jazz which have becom?
well-known on college and uni
versity campuses throughout the
I The Count Basie Orchestra has
'been given top notices by critics
for their Carnegie Hall concerts
and have been titled "The Rythmic
Rampagers" by jazz and swing spe
Harvard University f ifrther
President Gray To Talk
At Forsyth Farm Forum
Presdent Gordon Gray has ac
cepted an invitation to appear
on the annual Forsyth Farm For
um program at Mineral Springs
High School Saturday.
President Gray will arrive in
time for the special ceremonies I
in the afternoon and present the J
$500 County of the Year in Rural ,
Progress Award won by Forsyth J
this year. j
The presentation ceremony in i
the afternoon will follow an enter- J
tainment period and . luncheon for )
the farmers and their wives from
Forsyth and area counties.
Duke Prof Says Cigs
Cause Some Cancer
DURHAM, Jan. 11 uPi A Duke
University pathologist said; last
night there is "no doubt" tobacco "la some companies," he contin-; fashion organizations. , capacity iur
tars cause some lung cancer. ued, "where they have to work! ' , . ; independent study; (3.) good mor-
Dr. E. Staniield Rogers, assis- with known cancer producing a- Sen,or woinen ma' securc rt' al character, personality and ad
tant professor in the Duke Medi- gents, .they put older men in ths lstrat1(ns blanks from the rash- aptabihly, and (4.) good health,
cal School and cancer specialist, work."'" He said this was done in lon Fellowship Secretary, Tobe-j Applications may be secured
told the Durham Exchange Club the belief the workers will die of ..Coburn School for Fashion Car- from the United States Student
that "definite evidence" exists to something else before cancers de- eers, 851 Madison Avenue, New ' Department of the Institute of
link cigarette smoking with can- velop and kill them. He did not York 21, N. Y. Registration closes International Education, 1 East
cer. ! name any of the companies. j Jan. 31, 1955. j 67th St., New York City, N. Y.
"A great number of substances. " '
have been taken off the njarket un
der the Pure Food and Drug Act
where the evidence is not nearly
so conclusive as cigarette cancer," .
he said. Cigarettes, he pointed out,!
are not covered by the law. ' j
Dr. Rogers, who described him-1
self as a "continuous smoker,"
gave a brief background of the opera, The Marriage of Figaro, ' scoring of Mozart writing.." j man of the department, who stud-
cigarette cancer controversy. He was written for an Eighteenth Also included will be a harp-iied music in Paris and has played
said people, "for some reason,". Century orchestra. Therefore, in sichord, not generally used today in leading symphony orchestras
have been "trying to hang some- making up the 30 piece orchestra in opera orchestras. Dr. Mason in the U. S. Dr. Haydon usually
thing on tobacco" ever since it which will play this score for the said this instrument is of parti-! plays the viola, but has returned
was discovered. j UNC Music Department's produc-. cular importance to all Mozart to his original instrument for this
"We have absurd groups on tion of the opera next Monday music, and The Marriage of Fig- J occasion,
either side," he continued. Those and Tuesday nights. Dr. Wilton aro includes parts written for it, I The opera, a full length produc
who say cigarettes, produce no Mason, musical director, has tried to accompany difficult passages i tion, will be sung in English. Per
cancer and those who say cigaret- to establish the original balance of dry recitative. Miss Carolina ' formances will be given in Hill
tes produce tall cancer are equally of instruments for which the mus- Sites, graduate assistant in the Hall at 8:30 p.m. next Monday
absurd. jc was written. j Music Department, will play the and Tuesday nights, and all seats
"The main problem," he said,! Dr Mason has done this by us- instrument. j are reserved for $1. Mail orders
"is how many .tumors cigarettes ing a smaller number of string! All of the instrument playing j will be accepted and tickets will
are producing." He confessed: instruments and increasing the ; faculty and graduate assistants ofjbe held until the evening of the
i "We don't know."
in on David Phipps, "Carolina's
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television station. WUNL-I v. rmpps, wen unuwci v.napci nni Dri-
' . ..
as guest of the daily TV show,
boosted the Basie group's reputa-
tion by its announcement that it
"was its top choice among - dance
The Basie "All American
Rhvthm Section" has played for
concerts and proms at colleges
and universities all over the coun-
tnr innlnrlino tho TTniirofcifir f
-r i - . t - -1 t- . r
rennsjivania, umversuy 01 vir
RALEIGH, Jan. 11 UP) Benja
min Abrams, president of Em
erson Radio and Phonograph
Corp., will arrive here Friday
to present a $10,000 check to
the Consolidated . University of
North Carolina's educational
television station, WUNC-TV.
The presentation will be made
on a special program to be tele
cast that day. WUNC-TV is the
10th television station to qual
ify for an award under the
terms of the Emerson Educat
onal Television Grant, which
provided that the first 10 non
commercial educational TV sta
tions in the country will receive
t $10,000 each.
Many agents can produce tu-
mors and cancer, Dr. Rogers said.1
The One In The Marriage
By WILLIAM EATON
The score of Mozart's comic
woodwinds and brasses, ine lat-
- . -
Lanza," in dedicatory services of
if i r i mil i :
" . . . .
Almanac trom o:ou to :ju p. m,
News Leader Photo
ginia, Amherst, Princeton, Yale.
Michigan and many others,
i Basie, who has been dubbed
"the sepia Swing King," "has beer
'leading his group throughout the
entanglements of jazz since 193G.
: His performances are unique in
that they afford three variations:
. hlllPfi. honfie WOOfif and ilir-n
i -v .. r il l. : . . . i r. . r 3
One of the high spots of today'.-;
performance will undoubtably. hi
the "The Royal Suite" in three
novements. This suite will feature
Basie and various soloists of the
' band in their, as one commentator
has put it, "steamy and rocking".
Senior "women interested in
jobs in buying, advertising, styl
ing and television may be eligible
for one of Four Fashion Fello'.v-
ships being offered for the year
j 19oo6 by .vie TobcfcJoburn
; School for Fashion Careers in
Ncw York City.
fellowship to TobaCoburn
thn f.,n tnitinn f ei nr:n
covers the full tuition of $1050.
The number of fellowships, not
to exceed four, will be determined
by the merit of candidates who j
The one year course at Tobe- J
Coburn emphasizes actual contact t Candidates for the Brazilian a
with the fashion industry through ward must b u- s- citizens, pre
lectures bv important fashion i ferably under 35 years of age.
personalties, visits to manufact-'! 0lher requirements are: (1.) a
urers, department stores, fashion bachelor's degree from an Amer
shows and museums, and ten ' ican college or university of re
weeks of working experience, with : cognized standing by the date of
Pay, in xew York stores and other
18th Century Orchestra
; ter, he points out, will, "throw the orchestra. Lead clarinetist
into relief the careful, subitewiil be Dr. Glen Haydon, chair-
tne department are included in j
' Says Most
!: Names In
, i "Practically all" copies of the
j petition calling for continued sea
ji regation in state schools are in,
according to Dr. V. C. George,
It originator of the petition.
There are "still a few outstand
ing," said the UNC professor of
anatomy yesterday concerning the
copies of his petition which have
been circulating since last Nov.
The next step in Dr. George's
campaign agains integration will
be to present his petition to the
State Senate and House of Re
presentatives during the present
Legislative session. However, Dr.
George said yesterday that he
could not say definitely when he
would take the petition to the
Legislature. "It will depend upon
the situation in Raleigh. . . .1 anti
cipate before many days," he said.
The document, which has been
circulating for almost two months,
calls upon the Governor and the.
.-tale Legislature "to do every
thing in your power to maintain
separate schools for white and
Negro pupils.' It termcs segrega
tion a "biological-social problem,"
and stated that "the members of
the two races signing this petition
wish to live on terms of peace
and good will and helpfulness
with one anohcr under a program
of separateness in social life."
1 American Man
A fellowship for graduate study
and research in Brazil is available
to an American student for the
1955 academe year according to
Kenneth Holland, president of the
Institute of International Educa
tion. Closing date of the competition
i Jan. 22, 19.35. The period of
the fellowship is from March 1,
1955, for one academic year.
The L'niao Cultural Brasil-Ks-tados
Unidos in Sao Paulo offers-
: thc avv-ard t( a n man rad.
uate for sludy in any of the fjl(.
. ,.,!. lf ihlt it-:, .r.;t.. f wan
Paulo and in the Portuguese cou
: rses of the Uniao Cultural. Thc
; candidate Will be required to
teach English a minimum of six
! hours a week at the Uniao. He
inust bave a irking knowledge
' of Portuguese or of another rom
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