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VOL. LVII NO. 86
Seattle & Munford:
Two Other Educational TV
Three new educational tele
vision station went on the air
during the first weeks of Jan
uary. Transmitting their first pro
grams within a few days of each
other were KCTS, Seattle,
Wash.; WEDM, Munford, Ala.,
find WUNC-TV here. All three
stations operate in the Very
High Frequency broadcasting
There are now 11 educational
TV stations telecasting through
out the nation. The three new
stations can reach , a potential
audience of some 5 million
viewers, bringing the total Pop
ulation living within range of
educational TV stations to near
ly 20 inillion.
Weekly schedules of the three
new stations will soon total
some 80 hours, raising the. total
weekly program output of ed
ucational TV to well over 250
. The nation's first state-fwide
network will enter its initial
stage of active programming
when Munford, main link in
Alabama's ETV network, be
gins regular telecasting today.
Of the three stations, WUNC
TV begins with the most am
bitious program schedule. After
an initial telecast of the Gover
nor's budget message to the
State Legislature on Jan. 7 and
a formal opening on the even
ing Of Jan. 9, WUNC-TV went
into a full production Schedule
on Jan. 10 with 40 and a half
hours of telecasting per . week.
Production is divided equally
between the three studios
which feed into the transmitter
operated by the Consolidated
University: the University here
State College at Raleigh and
Women's College in Greensboro
The WUNC-TV signal covers a
radius of 100 miles and reaches
a potential audience of 2.25 mil
lion people, some 60 per cent
of the state population. Certain
programs originating from the
Uuniversity's station also will
be carried by commercial sta
tions either live or on kinescope
recordings, thus making part of
the programming available to
the entire state.
In Alabama the whole state
will be served by an ETV net
work in the near future. First
step will be the inauguration
today of regular telecasting
from the transmitter situated
atop Mount Cheaha, near Mun
ford. This transmitter is con
nected by micro-wave relays to
Birmingham, which later -- will
have its own transmitter; to
the University, where the Uni
University, where the Univer
sity of Alabama has a studio,
Slated At Duke
DURHAM, Jan 14 UP) The 22nd
annual Duke University press
awards oinnei m
Old Gymnasium on Dukes
Tan 21 The dinner is held ,
ln conjunction with the North Car
olna Press Assn. Institute.
Dr. Kenneth Goodson, superin
tendent of the Winston-Salem dis
trict of the Methodist Church, will
be the speaker.
Gov. Luther Hodges is expected
to present press awards for 1954.
More than 30 daily newspaper a
wards are given for spot report
in editorial and feature writing,
and photography. About 24 awards
also are made to weekly and semi
weekly newspapers for local news
coverage, editorial pages, features
Dr. Charles E. Jordan, Duke vice
president, will preside at the din
ner. Duke President Hollis Edens
will welcome the guests and Holt
Mx-Pherson of the High Point En-
terprise, president of the Press
Assn., will respond.
Duke . and the University of
North Carolina are joint host to
the annual meeting, which will in
clude sessions Thursday and Fri
day at Chapel Hill.
and to Auburn, where Alabama"
Polytechnic Institute soon will
start construction of a third
studio. An additional transmit
ter at Andalusia will complete
the state network.
After experimental programm
ing during December, the new
Seattle station began a limited
weekly schedule of seven and
a half hours per week on Jan.
5. Half-hour programs are tele
cast daily for in-school, after-
I school and adult viewing. By
'Not The Same Twice'
Douglas Enjoys Tour
By RUTH DALTON
"I'd rather play to college au
diences than any other, because
the ones who come are interested,"
said Paul Douglas, star of The
Caine Mutiny Court Martial, in an
interview backstage last night.
Douglas, wearing a bright sport
shirt, was autographing a picture
of himself in the star's dressing
room of Memorial Hall between
scenes of the first act of the Paul
Gregory production. He said he
liked playing the small towns; "one
of the forms of show busniess abouT
which I knew nothing. You play
in a palace one night and a privy
Douglas said he enjoyed th
stage more than the movies be
cause when you're on stage "the
curtain goes ud and it's your re
sponsibility while in the movies,
the director can cut whenever he
In speaking of the role M Cap
tain Queeg Which has been played
by Lloyd Nolan and Humphrey
Bogart, he said he had not seen
either one of them. "Laughton
asked me not to, my interpreta
tion is a development between
Laughton and myself." Chewing
gum all the while, Douglas explain
Free Puerto Rico, Too . . .
"Adventurers, Costa Rica Needs You." These are the bold words
on a poster found by Joel-Fleishman, Carolina Forum head, on the
main bulletin board in Graham Memorial's front hall.
The poster further states that a "contingent Will embark for
San Jose", Feb. 1, 1955, at 0800 from "Raleigh-Durham Airdrome."
"Aid in the fight aganist garession," with the aggression spelled
just that way. "High pay commensurate with previous military train
ing. If interested write: P. O. Box 1041, Chapel Hill, N. C. Immediate
In a small box in the left-hand corner at the bottom is this note,
"ROTC students need not apply."
Never Read The
If you ran into Miss Mary Gilson
in the procery store, or passed by
No. 1 Cobb Terrace and saw her
out working in her yard, you'd
probably think she was just
I another sweet little Old lady, who -
spends her time crocheting doilies Observers may also recall the
and making cookies. - night , when Herman Talmadge,
But Miss Gilson has apparently speaking to a group on the cam
never read the rules for the con- pus, spoke of Georgia as an "ex-
duct of sweet little old ladies. She
attends meetings of the League
of Women Voters. The Carolina
Political Union and the Com- booed him openly,
munity Club, and is a member of Incidents like these, Miss Gil
the community church. And she son fears, have earned her the
seems to be happiest when she can reputation of a troublemaker a
get into a good -rousing argument round town. She has always loved
with someone over a cause she's to have students visit her, espe
championing. "cially campus p'iticali Irnders,
As one student observor put Jt, and she has always been interested
"She can get in a meeting and bat in their problems. When the first
it out with anybody." And MIks Negro students were admitted to
Gilson herself admits, "I have nev- the University, and various groups
er found that meekness inherits on campus were working to keep
the earth." She has a very low op- the Administration Vom giving
inion of women who are afraid to them segregated football tickets,
speak up in mixed gatherings. Miss Gilson was right in the thick
Consequently, when she has some- of things, urging the student lead
thing to say, she says it. In one ers on.
meeting, she low-rated a candi- All of this is a little easier to
date for local office because he understand if one knows some
was filling up a ravine. Miss Gib- thing of Miss Gilson's background,
son told him that he was "destroy-
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ing tne naiurai ueamy iui uic
tOWn. viimi- unvt m nine a uuutv,
' At another meeting Miss Gilson and liked it so. well that they de
mentioned thnt one of her pet cided to return when retirement
peeves is the society column. The time rolled around.
wife of a Carolina professor de- In Miss Gilson's case, this time
clafed that she: enjoyed them, came five years ago, when, at the
(JP) Wire Service
early February station officials
expect to move into a weekly
schedule of 20 hours a week.
The Alabama network stems
from state sponsorship and
state financial assistance. WUNC-TV
is largely the result of
the initiative of a single educa
tional institution supported by
private contributions. Arid the
Seattle station is essentially a
community-wide venture rely
ing heavily upon support from
the general public.
ed that the key to Queeg was sup
plied by testimony of everyone
who precedes him up to the second
iact. "The emotional breakdown in
the second act is not quite the
same any two times. I've heard
that I am much more violent and
broad than Nolan. In spite of being
sick, I try to leave the impression
of still being an officer and a gen
tleman." As the show has been running
since July 5, Douglas feels that
to keep it fresh "takes more ener
gy each time." The production will
stay on the road until April 3 when
it closes in New Orleans.
After lighting an off -brand cig
arette, he said that he and his wife,
Jan Sterling whose picture sat on
the dressing table, had no hobbies.
"We're unhappy when not work
ing. We have a nice home in Hol
lywood and stay in it a lot. We us
ed to go to the big parties, but
now we're not invited because we
never give any." .
The ruddy -complected star said
he sometimes enjoyed seeng his
own movies. "I'm going this Sun
day afternoon to see Green Fire."
The Caine Mutiny Court Martial
will play in Memorial Hall again
tonight at 8:30 under the sponsor
ship of The Carolina Playmakers.
Rules. . .
Miss Gil son
and Miss Gilson pointed out to her
that they and deb parties reveal
the "immaturity" of American
women. "Then," stated the profes-
sor's wife, "I hope I never grow
periment ground for racial equa-
lity." Miss Gilson, a firm believer
in fair treatment of the Negro,
for she is another one of those
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CHAPEL HILL NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 15, 1955
Two From Cast Of The Marriage Of Figaro
GENE STRASSLER, I'aft, UNC student from Apollo, Penn., play
ing Doctor Bartolo, gives stoic approval of May Marshbanks, of the
Chapel Hill High School faculty, in the roll of Marcellina, as' she
tells him of her marriage plans in Mozart's comic opera. The Mar
riage of Figaro, to be presented in Hill Hall by the UNC Music De
partment next Monday and Tuesday. Performances begin at 8:30 p. m.
Hill Hall Notes: Cast
Of Figaro Mighty Busy
By WILLIAM EATON
Hill Hall is the scene every
night of final dress rehearsals
of Mozart's The Marriage of Fig
aro. Set for production Monday
and Tuesday at 8:30 p.m., reser
ved seats for $1 are available
for either performance: -
The restoration costumes are
being fitted and trimmings ap
plied. The court setting is being
completed by Walter Creech
and the spotlights are being
hung, adjusted and colored gel
atins added. Dr. Wilton Mason
is blending the orchestra and
achieving harmony with the
singers on stage.
The stage director is polishing
the minute bits of stage busin
ess with his singers while chor
eographer Martha Ann Boyle
coordinates the movements of
"Marty" Boyle has just comp
leted the leading role of a Jap
anese girl Kimiko in The Car
olina Playmakers' experiment
al production Gomennesai. She
is tansforming her characteriza
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MISS MARY GILSON
. . at 77, still 'active
tion to that of- a court dancer
Un th 18th century comic -op-era.
' .' ' '
Since Marty has been at UNC,
she has danced in Kiss Me, Kate
and choreographed the dance
sequences for last years' Trial
by Jury for the Glee Clubs. She
haspreviously danced at Chero
kee in Unto These Hills and
with the St. Louis Municipal Op
Upon graduation this term,
Marty hopes to stay and audi
tion for Showboat this spring. I
She will then continue her dan
ce studies in New York.
The 10 principals and five dan
cers are constantly working to j
achieve their best efforts in !
singing, acting and dancing for
the performances. In the cast
are Jan Saxon, Joel Carter, Vio
let Galvin, Edgar vom Lehn,
Gene Strassler, may Marsh
banks, Martha Fouse, Patricia
House, Jim Pruett and Harvey
Dancers are Lois Garren, Jane
Warwick, Martha Ann Boyle,
James Secrist and Clint Lindley.
' ' i
Offices In Graham
Will George Stay? loday's
His Lost Day In Lockup
George, the collie that has
become an institution of this
University and town accord
ing to many people, is stili
without a home in Chapel
Hill, and today is the last of
his 14-day legal stay in the
Humane Society's pens.
Mrs. A. M. Jordan, George's
benefactor, said yesterday that
no resident of Chapel Hill has of
fered to become, the technical ow
ner of the dog for whose freedom
she has been crusading for the
past two weeks. She added that
she intends to keep George m ,n assembly room of the Library.
the pens for another week in ... . . . , . , ,
, . , , . . . Weiming Lu, chairman of the
hopes that someone will turn up 3
here in town who will become his program, said that "Guarded Is
legal owner. j land," the first film, is a colored
In becoming George's legal ow- movie showing the agriculture, in
ner, Mrs. Jordan said the person dustry and other aspects of the
would only have to pay the dog's ,ife. natives of Taiwan. The se-
city ana county taxes, see mai
he is vaccinated and stand respon
sible for him if he gets into trou-
Die. inese duties, according to
Mrs. Jordan, are those of any dog
owner. She added that George has ... ., ,. . ,
, , , , , , side by side, according to the pro
found , food and shelter for him-1 7 3
self and would probably contin-j gram chairman.
ue to do so if allowed back iaj Chinese tea will be served by
Chapel Hill. j the gr0up at 4 p. m. and the pro-
In case that no Chapel Hillian' ... . . . , ..
gram will include folk songs sung
offers to be the legal owner of
the campus collie, Mrs. Jordan bv the 9rouP of students. Assist
said that she would contact the ing Weiming Lu will be Chi-Kun
persons who earlier told her that
they would take the dog inte their
homes which are located outside
of town to see if any of them will
still give him a home.
Dillard Moves Up:
Weiss Sports Editor
Bernie Weiss, junior from Nor j Tar Heel.
folk, Va., was yesterday namedj' Said Weiss yesterday: "I'll do
to the position of Daily Tar Heel ny best to carry out the fine job
sports editor. j 'vhat Babson has accomplished."
Weiss replaces Fred Babson, j He also issued a call r for "more
who resigned because of "press-; sports writers." Weiss said he in
ing academic requirements." j vited "any student who is inter
Weiss' appointment is subject to; ested, no experience required," to
the approval of the Publications! come to the sports office, second
Board, which passes judgement on' floor Graham Memorial.
all major newspaper appointments.
' Weiss, a Tau Epsilon Phi pledge,
held various positions on the Top
Mat, student newspaper of Wil
liam and Mary-VPI, Norfolk Divi
sion, The Norfolk Ledger-Dispatcli
and since September has been as
sistant sports editor of The Daily
age of 72, she decided that she
had fulfilled her Wellesley motto, i dy- n is Probable that the time
"Not to be ministered unto, but is soon, perhaps the next semest
to minister." She was tired, she er. Until my plans are complete I
had no desire to "die in her boots," . have no additional statement. I
as she put it, and she was ready am still employed by St. August
to slow down and let some of the . ine's." The next semester begins
younger people take over. about Feb. 1. 1
Her rest has been well earned.
For years she was outstanding in
industrial personnel, work, where
she rose to be the highest paid
woman in her field. (She explains,
her present limited income in two '
.words "Hoover's Crash.") In con-.
nection with her work, she naa
visited England. Finland and Ha-i
waii, and during World War II she
served as Manpower Utilization
Consultant for the government.
Also, she has studied under a
Guggenheim Fellowship, and has .
tauaht economics and industrial j
relations at several colleges and .
universities, including the Univer-;
sity of Chicago, Cornell and the
University of Hawaii.
Now that she has retired, this
remarkable woman still can't find
time to do everything she would
like to, and she can't understand,
whv people get bored after they
retire. Her onlv regret seems fD
be that she is losing contact with
the young people the students.
Thev should regret it toow An
hour's conversation ;with Miss Gil
son, opines one student,, would
probably do them far more good
in the long run than an hours
studying for some of their courses.
Ness Exhibit Opens
A one-man exhibition of paintings and drawings by American
artist Kenneth Ness of the UNC faculty opened Monday at Duke Uni
versity. Sponsored by the Duke department of aesthetics, art and music,
the exhibit will be shown
- I through Thursday, Feb. 3, in
Students from Taiwan, (Formo
sa) China and the Chinese main
land will present two movies dur
ing their program for the Cosmo-
politan Club tomorrow at 4 p. m.
cond film, "Oriental City," gives a!
true picture of life in a Chines
city of Canton, showing how an-1
cient and mKjern customs exist'
Yang, John Chu, Alice Yen, Yi
Ts'ien, Frances Chen, KwangMu
Yac, Marvin Chow and Yas-teh
Bob Dillard, formerly a report
er, has moved up to the assistant
sports editor's job.
Trigg May Quit As Head
Of Raleigh Negro School
RALEIGH, Jan. GP Reports
circulated here yesterday that Dr.
Harold L. Trigg is expected to re
sign as president of St. August
Dr, Trigg said, "For some time
I have planned to return to Col
umbia University for further stu-
Industrial Health Leaders
Dr. Carl Peterson, (left) secretary. Council on Occupational
Health, American Medical Association, Chicago, III., and Dr. Logar
T. Robertson, consultant in Industrial Machine, and director. Occu
pational Health Services, Asheville, were among the leaders of tht
annual industrial Health Seminar which was held Thursday and yes
terday here. Physicians and industrialists from North Carolina and
neighboring states participated in the two-day conference.
FOUR PAGES TODAY
Duke Woman's College Library.
An invitational preview was held
last Sunday afternoon.
The paintings and drawings
are in semi-abstract and abstract
idioms. The public is invited to
view them, with no admission
Ness a resident artist and pro
fessor of art at UNC. His works
have been exhibited in New
York's Whitney Museum of Am
erican Art and in Chicago, San
Francisco, Philadelphia, Atlan
ta, Seattle and other cities
throughout the U. S.
Color slides of his paintings
have been shown in Switzerland,
Germany and the Netherlands.
Born in Michigan. Ness studied
at.ih TTn,.rcitv 'f ntit s
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Detroit art schools and at the
School of the Art Institute of
Chicago. He painted murals for
the Chicago World's Fair in 1933
and his works were shown at
the 1939 Golden Gate Interna
tional Exposition in San Fran
cisco. Ness joined the UNC faculty
in 1941 and later directed the
University's War Art Center and
served as acting director of the
Person Hall Art Gallery. In 1945,
he taught art in Italy as a civil
ian instructor in the War Depart
ment's University Training Com
mand. He has won a number
of prizes and special awards.
His painting have been shown
in several N. C. cities. A one-man "
show of his works was given in
the N. C. State Art Society Gal
lery in 1942.
Local workers in the Heart
Fund need volunteer students to
help in ' getting material ready
and mailed, according to an an
nouncement from Bill Wood,
Fund chairman here.
Wood said the Fund is planning
a one-day "Heart Sunday" Feb.20..
He said he needs as many volun
teer helpers as possible during
the next month.
Volunteers would type, package
and file Heart Fund material, he
Wood's office is in 213 Miller