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CHAPEL HILL, II. -C.
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VOL. Lyil NO. 109
Complete (JP) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 1955
Offices In Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES TODAY
GREENSBORO, March 2.
.The drama portion of the 12th
annual Woman's College Festi
val of the Arts, March 10, 11,
12, is introducing this year a
new feature, a symposium on
the "Proper Functions of the
College Theater" with three
well-known drama leaders as
These speakers are Walter
Prichard Eaton, one of the foun
ders of the Theater Guild and
for some years head of the Yale
University School of Drama; Leo
Brady, professor of speech and
drama at Catholic University,
playwright and novelist, and
Norris Houghton, co-founder of
the famous Phoenix Theater in
New York City.
In connection with the drama
festival and symposium, ar
rangements have been made
with the Carolina Dramatic As
sociation to hold the Piedmont
District Festival and the Caro
lina Dramatic Festival here on
the . same dates. High school,
community and college drama
groups have been invited to pre
sent examples on their work.
The Woman's College Stu
dents' Theater, directed by Mi
chael Casey, Drama Department
head, will give two perform
ances of The House of Bernarda
Alba, by Federico Garcia Lorca,
on March 11 and 12.
: The WC student play will
have an all-woman cast, with
Thomasine Strother of High
Point in the leading role of Ber
narda Alba. The highly dra
matic play was , written by the
modern ' Spanish playwright,
Lorca, who lost his life in the
Spanish civil war.
The dance portion of the arts
festival was held last week. The
music and writing portions are
scheduled for later in March.
' Arthur ; Howes, founder and di
rector of the Organ Institute at
Andover, Mass., will be heard in
concert at Hill Hall Tuesday at
Howes will play works by Bach,
Kellner, Buxtehude, Pachelbel,
Brahms and Widor.
As - organist of Phillips Acad
emy, Howes' performance of or
gan music attracted unusual at
tention and interest among the
students. He has recently given
up teaching in order to devote
himsfelf entirely to concertizing
Howes has been associated with
the series of summer organ con
certs at Andover.
-This third concert in the Tues
day Evening Series of the second
semester is open to the public
The student Legislature will
meet tonight at 7:30. Convening
place is fbe Philatrophic Assem
bly Hall on the fourth floor of
By ED MYERS
Some 150 University students
and Chapel Hill residents were
added recently to the scores of
discriminating movie-goers who
have attempted, over a period of
nearly 20 years, to interpret
Jean Cocteau's "Blood of a
Cocteau, one of the most sig
nificant figures of the French
theater, combines poetry, irony
and fantasy to create surrealism.
This is defined as being an art
which expresses the subcon
scious activities of the mind by
presenting images without order
or sequence, as in a dream. It
is definitely influenced by Freu
dianism. Cocteau admits that "Blood of
a Poet" was an experimental
film in- which many of his sym
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Brubeck Coming Wednesday
Dave Brubeck, above at the piano, and his quartet will come to Carolina next Wednesday for a two
hour concert. The concert, scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. in Memorial Hall, will be sponsored by UNC
PENNY A VOTE:
Voting for the Miss Blue and
White Contest, sponsored by the
UNC Monogram Club, will be held
in the Y lobby on March 11, 12,
14 and 15.
1 The contest will be on a penny
' a-vote basis, and the proceeds will
go to the Monogram Club's schol
Guide To North
The first complete guide to
places, people and events in the
Old North State to be compiled
since 1939 will be published by
the University of North Carolina
Press in April.
The North Carolina Guide, edit
ed by Blackwell P. Robinson of
High Point College, will be a new j
edition, completely revised, ofj It contains a brief history of the
North Carolina: A Guide to the state, by Hugh T. Lefler of the
Old North State, the 1939 volume ; University Faculty a detailed de
which was one of the American . scription of the states' wealth of
The new volume will show that
North Carolina, once a "vale of
humility between two peaks of
pride," has become in recent dec
ades "something of a phenomenon
even to itself."
Of A Poet:'
bols actually do not have any
The movie was the third in
the Graham Memorial Activi
ties Board's film series. There
are five remaining features.
"Blood of a Poet" wal quite
a struggle for those accustomed
to Hollywood movies. It was
questionable at times whether
the projector and sound system
were on the verge of collapse,
or if it were another of Coc
teau's symbolisms. The leading
character was Cocteau himself,
who was always minus a shirt.
Any intellectual or aesthetic as
pect was seemingly forgotten as
the "artist" jumped from wall
to wall, made love to statues,
walked into a mirror, and final
ly peeped through keyholes.
& White To
arship fund and also for orphans'
The Monogram Club is sponsor
ing the contest in conjunction with
the Blue-White football game, the
formal climax to winter practice,
which will be played March 19 in
By UNC Press
With its 16 maps and 64 pages
of illustrations to supplement the
reading matter, the guidebook
presents a coordinated picture that
goes far to explain why the state
in some quarters is regarded as
the "South of North and North of
J natural resources, by B. W. Wells
oi JNortn Carolina btate college,
and a lively account of the present
scene in North Carolina, by Wil
liam T. Polk of The Greensboro
Daily News, author of Southern
There was no attempt at an
overall unity of thought. The
main theme, possibly, was Art.
vs. Life. There was an extreme
preoccupation of death through
out the film. Even the 1 episode
entitled "The Snowball Fight"
ends in death for a youngster
hit with a fluffy handful of snow
thrown by the neighborhood
bully. (This samei kid shows
up at a poker game, in a
later episode, still dead, but with
an ace hidden under his coat.)
The poet takes the card from
the dead boy, wins the game,
then commits suicide, making
the third time he has shot him
self in the head, but it never
kills him. This is interpreted
by some as meaning .Art is
Contestants for the contest this
year have been chosen by each
woman's dormitory and sorority.
Contestants for last year were
chosen by the Monogram Club.
Girls who have been chosen to
enter the contest are Misses Carol
Taylor, Carr; Kay Browne, Mc
Iver; Luanne Thornton, Alderman;
Jackie Van Hook, Nurses' Dorm;
Libbie McDowell, Smith;
Misses Nancy Buran, Spencer;
Pat Fossum, Kenan; Ann Wrenn,
Tri Delta; Ann Penn, Pi Phi;
Jackie Wilkin's, Alpha Gam;
Misses Nancy Whisnant, Kappa
Delta; Liz Lynn, Alpha Delta Pi,
and Sara Fair, Chi Omega.
, Pictures of the contestants will
be on the bulletin board in the Y
lobby during the voting. The con
testant receiving the most pennies
will be the queen and the remain
ing 12 girls will be sponsors, six
for each team.
The queen and sponsors will be
presented on the field at half-time
of the Blue-White game and will
be escorted by members of the
Sonogram Club. The queen will
present trophies to the Head
Coach of the Year and the Fresh
man Coach of the Year as voted
oh by the Monogram Club.
Coaches will not be announced un
til halftime of the game.
Stacy Dormitory Says
Rebel Yell Can Stay On
Stacy Dormitory voted in a
dorm meeting last Tuesday night
manimously to continue its news
paper, The Rebel Yell.
According to a Stacy spokes
man, there had been complaints
hat the paper was not worth the
money and effort that went- into
it. However, the spokesman said
'hot the residents of Stacy decid
ed that the Rebel Yell does tell j
dormitory news and is interesting
as a whole.
The staff of the Stacy paper j
includes Jack Wilson, Charles
Dunn, Norman Germino, Chris j
Douty and John Black. j
Committee To Meet
The Interdormitory Council
dorm improvements committee
will meet tomorrow to consider
recommendations and suggestions
for improvements in dormitories.
s The meeting will be held in the
Woodhouse Conference in Gra
ham Memorial at 3 p.m.
Jack Hudson, chairman of the
IDC dorm improvements commit
tee, said purpose of the meeting
is to consider suggestions for both
immediate and long-range im
provements that are needed in
All dormitory presidents and
any interested persons should at
Deadline Is March 18
' The Elections Board has announced that the deadline for inde
pendents to file for candidacy in the spring elections is midnight,
Officers to be elected in the spring elections are president, vice-
: president, secretary and treasurer
Because of the "enthusiastic"
reception accorded the Morehead
Planetarium's story of creation,
"Billions of Years Ago" will be
continued through March 14, ac
cording to Director A. F. Jenzano.
More than 8,000 persons already
have seen this new spectacular,
and reservations are still coming
in, -Jenzano said. "Therefore it
was decided to postpone until lat
er in the year the next sched
ued show, 'Color in the Sky,
which was to run March 1-22,"
Jenzano also announced that
the annual spring pageant, "Eas
ter, ine Awakening," win open.
March 15, a week earlier than
previously scheduled. It will ran
through April 25.
"We have been excited by the
attendance at 'Billions of Years
Ago,' and it is increasing every
week, with reservations coming
in," Janzano said, "and we're al
ready getting reservations for the
Korean Veterans File
Form For Subsistence
According to South Building, all
Korean veterans should report to
315 South Building and file a form
for February subsistence benefits.
If there forms are not filed, pay
ments will be delayed considerably.
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Here "are the new officers of the Phi assembly who were sworn in Tuesday. They are, left to
right, Lawrence Matthews, from WinstonSalem, speaker pro-tem; Bill Porterfield, Goldsboro, treas
urer; Dick Albert, Santa Fe, New Mexico, clerk; State Senator John Larkins; Lewis Brumfield, Yad
kinville, outgoing speaker; Frank Warren, Snow Hill, incoming speaker; Hill Johnston, Norton,
Conn., sergeant at arms, and Harold Powning, Fa yetteville, parliamentarian.
tend, said Hudson. Since all re
quests for improvements must go
through the IDC to be considered
by the office of the director of
operations, it is important that
anyone interested in specific im
provements be present, he said.
Anyone unable to attend the
meeting may give suggestions to
Hudson or leave them in the IDC
office in New East Annex.
All requests will be put on a
priority basis in order of impor
tance, Hudson said. Those that
need immediate attention will be
of the student body; Student
Council (three women's seats and
three seats at large); Men's Coun
cil (three seniors, one junior and
one sophomore); Women's Council
(three senior seats and one seat at
Chairman of Women's Residence
Council; officers of the Carolina
Athletic Association; head cheer-
leader; senior class officers; soph-
omore class "Officers;
Editors of The Daily Tar Heel
and The Yackety Yack, and the
National Students' Association Co
ordinator. Legislature seats for each dis
trict are also slated to be filled.
Any student may become a
candidate for office, provided tie
or she submits a petition signed
by 25 qualified voters and himself.
Petitions may be turned in to Miss
Patsy Daniels at the Chi Omega
house or at the Student Govern-
I ment office. The petitioner must
turn' in his grade qualifications as
j certified by the Dean of Students'
Office with the petition.
Elections will be held on March
29, and runoffs will be on April 15,
the board announced.
Teaching Math Via TV
To Be Talked Tomorrow
A special feature of the second
annual Mathematics Teachers Con-
ference to be held here tomorrow
and Saturday, March 4-5, will be
an address by Dr. Marguerite
Lehr, Bryn Mawr mathematician,
who will discuss the use of TV in
! presenting mathematics to the
Dr. Lehr, who is considered a
main leader in the Eastern move
ment of math on television, will
appear on WTJNC-TV, Friday from
i 5 to 5:30 p.m.
Phi Officers Inaugurated
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Leads in Tomorrow's Play
Playing the roles of Julie LaVerne and Joe in the Carolina
Playmakers' Show Boat are, left to right, Suzanne. Elliott and David
Small. The play will open tomorrow night in Memorial Hall.
Former Show Boater
To Be Here Tomorrow
Mrs. Beulah Adams Hunter, former leading lady of the James
Adams Floating Theater, North Carolina show boat on which Edna
Ferber did research for Show Boat, will be the guest of The Carolina
Mrs. Hunter, once known as the "Mary Pickford of the Chesa
Show Boat Ushers
Ushers for all performances of
the Playmakers production of
Showboat will meet today at 5
p.m. in Memorial Hall for a
short briefing session.
Dr. Adkins Gets Copy
Of Book From Japan
Dr. Dorothy C. Adkins, chair
man of the Department of Psy
chology at The University of North
Carolina, has received from the
Japanese government a copy of
her book on Construction and An-
alysis of Achievement Tests. Dr.
Adkin's book was translated and
published by the Japanese Govern
ment in Tokyo.
Parts of the book have already
been translated into German un
der the auspices of the Hoch-
schule fur Internationale Pada
gogishe Forschung in Frankfurt,
peake," will talk at 9 a.m. in I'lay-
makers'. Theatre about her experi
ences in show boating. The talk
will be open to the public.
I In 1924 Edna Ferber visited
North Carolina to gather material
for her novel on show boat life
She spent some time aboard th
! James Adams Floating Theatie
! talking to Mr. Adams and Charles
Hunter, leading man of the boat
and husband of Beulah Adam;.
She also did research in North
Carolina coastal towns.
In her novel, although .she
switched the locale to the Missis
sippi River, she used many Beau
fort County, N. C. names and leg
ends and copied, verbatim, an in
spection from St. Thomas' Epis
copal Church in Bath.
Mr.s Hunter is now the only
surviving member of the old show
boat acting company. She lives in
Saginaw, Mich, and has come to
Chapel Hill to attend the Univer
sity theatre premiere of the musi
cal by the Playmakers.
Students who plan to eat sup
per at Wesley Foundation on Sun
days are asked to sign up by Fri
day of each week, according to
a new policy set forth by the
Fellowship Commission Chairman
A list will be posted on the
Wesley Foundation bulletin board
each Sunday night after supper,
recording to Epperson, and stu
dents should sign it before they
iave or sometime during the
week if they plan to eat at the
church the following Sunday
Asked if signing the list would
obligate a student to pay for the
if.eal in the event that his plans
changed and he didn't eat at the
Houndation, Epperson said that
no one would be asked to pay
for a meal that he didn't eat.
!Ie added, however, that in such
cases the student was asked to
scratch his name off the list, if
possible, by Friday night, &ince
the food is purchased Saturday
In the event that a student
should decide at the last minute
to invite a guest, he should con
tact either Rosemary Lemmond
at the Nurses Dorm, or Joel Sa
vell, at the Wesley Foundation,