The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, March 04, 1955, Page 1, Image 1
Earials Dspt. Chapsl Hill, N. C. 8-31-49 WEATHER VIDEO Haw wail is University vtda ddins? The editor atkt and an swers on p. 2. Partly cloudy today with an ex pected high of 70. VOL. LVII NO. no Complete (P) Wire Service CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 1955 Offices In Graham Memorial FOUR PACES TODAY WHERE IT OUGHT TO BE: Show Boat's Pilots Seem Happy: Curtain s Tonight By CHAL SCHLEY As Show Boat moved into its final. rehearsals this week, the di rectors were generally optimistic. Dr. Wilton Mason, the music di rector, said that it was "in good shape for this stage of the game." The play opens tonight for a three-day run. Business Manager John Parker said last night the shew had 500 tickets left for tonight's performance, 350 for Saturday and five or six hundred for Sunday night. Choreographer Harry Coble went ij- Producing a play, especially one like Show Boat, is work, as the people in above pictures will testify. In the picture on the far left, Music Director Wilton Mason leads chorus in one of many rehearsals. In the center photo, Actresses Suzanne Elliott and Martha Fouse concentrate on lines and stage directions. The picture on the right is one taken' after Miss Fo use is all dressed and powdered. Miss Fouse is lead . ing lady in the Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein II musical. Show Boat opens tonight in Memorial Hall, and will play through Sunday. First two photos by Charles Kuralt. Village News: Bingo Party Set March 12 By DAN WALLACE Final plans for the big Village bingo party, scheduled Saturday night, March 12. will be dis cussed at the board of direc tors meeting tonight at 7:30 in the community center. ,The proceeds of the party will be used to buy teaching materi als for the nursery. Mrs. Jean Evans, vice chair man of the board, ft the driving force behind bingo party. The responsibility of personally in viting all villagers was given to 11 former members of the board. These board members will also r personally provide prizes for the party. Among the , prizes will be a variety of baked goods. "Mrs. Evans announced that vo lnntary donations of baked goods by the Villagers, to be used as Pharmacy's Honor Roll Announced Dean E. A. Brecht of the School of Pharmacy has announced the names of pharmacy students mak ing the Dean's list and honor rolJ for the Fall Semester of 1954. Miss Shirley Bumgardner of West JeffersOn led the group with a straight A average. The honor roll included: James G. Bolton III, Rich Square; Donrld Kenneth Chapman, Winston-Salem: Miss Oveda Fisher, Whiteville; Christopher Hargett, Chapel Hill; Gerald Kelly Harrington, Sanford; "-Jonathan A. Hill, Troutmans; Zeb Thomas Keever, Lincolnton; Renus Edgar Rich, Morganton; Wil liam Darle Shouse, Rural Hall; Ro ger Hester Sloop, North Wilkes boro; Joe Ephriam Smith, Connely Springs and Miss Edith Woodman trosper, Greensboro. The Dean's List also included: Ronald Lowery Austell, Shelby; $rarcus Cameron, Sanford; Charles Peter Copses, Charlotte; David R. Davis. Williamston; Robert J. De ver. Greensboro; "TEill Proffitt, Sherwood; Brownie h. Schaefer, Asheville, and Russell G. Sigmon, Conover. ' him one better, saying that he ! thought the show was developing , "amazingly well." On the other ; hand, he added that he wished that j there were more working hours j available before opening night to night. ."But then," he said, "who doesn't?" Director Kai Jurgensen was more specific. "The show's right where it ought to be," he said. "Every thing's done that should be done, and these last three or four days will be used in polishing." NEW RULES J" t 4 r Sweat, Work & More Sweat . . . A Play Is Born prizes, would certainly be much appreciated. Board members ' will pick up these donations at noon on Saturday, March 12, from those they have personal ly contacted. The five recently elected members of the Board of Di rctors will officially take their seats at tonight's meeting. The new board members are Chris Waddell, Ellen Hanna, Joanne Earley, Charles Ragland and Jesse Butler. At the last meeting of the Board, it was announced that teacher contracts for nursery personnel Sue Mahoney and Christine Myatt were renewed for the following year ending June 1956. Mrs. Mahoney is in charge of the four-year-old class and Mrs. Myattr the five-year-olds. Mrs, Alice Cox was hired dur ing February as teacher for the three-year-old class. Her con tract will extend to June 1956. (See VICTORY, Page 4) Book-Length Account Of Hiroshima Slated The first book-length, eye wit ness account of the bombing o. Hiroshima, written by a Japanese hospital director and translatec into English by a young Nortl Carolina physician, will be pub lished by the University of North Carolina press next August, o? the 10th anniversary of the drop ping of the A-bomb. The author, Dr. Michihiko Hachi ya, was and still is director of the Hiroshima Communications Hospi tal, located only about 1500 meters from the hypocenter of the bomb's explosion. His detailed description of tho bombing and the weeks following has been translated by Dr. War ner L. Wells, who is now, on the surgical staff at N. C. Memorial Hospital at Chapel Hill and assis tant professor of surgery at the UNC Medical School. , Dr. Hachiya and Dr. Wells be came close friends when Wells went to Hiroshima early in 1950 as surgical consultant to the Atomic nearer, for all back-stage personnel. The first was No Smoking It wasn't so much the fire hazard that caused the ruling, but rather be cause smoky atmosphere cuts down the effectiveness of the lighting. The other rule banned Coke bot tles. It seems that Director jur gensen was in a show once when someone stepped on a bottle back stage and broke a leg. THE TECHNICAL TOUCH Sunday night a few costumes and , .? : w--wW" teas- wfr. . : Quarterly Going Today is the last day which the sale of the Carolina Quarter ly will be held, according to Quarterly editor Jim Dunn. Copies of the Quarterly are on sale at the Monogram Club, the Bull's Head Bookshop, the Carolina Inn, the Intimate Book shop and the information desk of Graham Memorial. Professor Off To Australia Dr. W. P. Friederich, professor of German and comparative liter ature, has sailed from San Fran cisco for Australia, where he wil' spend a year as a Fulbright lectu rer. Nationally and internationally knojvn for his comparative liter ature work, Dr. Friederich wil' lecture primarily at the University of Melbourne, but will also spend some time at the Universities of Adelaide, Brisbane and Canberra. At Melbourne he will give two courses in comparative literature and a survey course in American literature. Qomb Casualty Commission, th organization sponsored by the Am erican Academy of Science and the National Research Council to stu dy the long-range effects of atomic bombing. Along with advice . from Dr; Hachiya, Dr. Wells received aid :n translation- from Dr. Nea! Tsuki fuji, Japanese-American colleague there. Dr. Hachiya began his diary soon after the blast, though severely wounded, writing upon scraps of paper an account of what he saw, heard and did. As a physician, he recorded the physical effects of the explosion initial shock, momenta ry recovery, later radiation sick ness and panic as well as the ov erall reaction to disaster. , When American occupation for ces arrived, Dr. Hachiya discontin ued his diary, putting it aside un til 1950 when it was published se- ! rially in a periodical issued by the Japanese Ministry of Communica tions. - As opening night drew two rules were laid down .: GREEK WEEK will start soon on the Carolina campus, with work replacing old-fashioned 'Hell Week . . . COWBOY, namely Gene Autry, is coming to Stat College ... Sea page four for the details . . . sets dressed up a fairly bleak stage. By Wednesday night, though, all the sets were in use, most mem bers of the cast were in full cos tume, some were in make-up. and the stage came alive with color Neatly-stacked flats and furni ture, ropes and wires criss-crossing everywhere and work -lights cov ered with tin-foil appeared back stage. ' The light crew was going through its handle-pulling paces with pre cision. Varying color combinations from the lights modified the al ready vivid costumes and sets. Probably the most difficult part of the back-stage work will be the stage crew's job of changing the sets in a black-out so. complete that even the work-lights are out. OUT FRONT A new sound was added to the j production Tuesday night the or chestra arrived. This orchestra has no official name. It's a group of 20 professional musicians assembled and directed by Dr. Mason." At first, they had a little trouble try-r ing to drown, out the chorus,- bu the situation improved with , prac tice. :- ' - ; -- -The next night, however, the orchestra wasn't there---just a pi ano. And the principals weren't singing. A late-comer to the Latej Rehearsal -Watchers Society asked how come and was told that the soloists were saving their" voices The Late Watcher was disgrunt led. , ' ; . 1 SMALL'S LARGE VOICE There was one voice in the cast; however, that both the orchestra and the chorus together could not overpower. Paradoxically, the name of the voice's owner is Dave Small. . Small is a freshman who in IS years has developed a voice with all the power and range necessary to sing Old Man River. Small is a native of Morehead City, where he sang for the Beau fort Choral Club, his high school Glee Club and a chorus choir. He calls Show Boat his "first real venture in show business." At present, Small is undecided betwen research physical chem istry and show business as a future career, but he says he ought to know by next year. ACCENT ON ACTING With the singing and music down pat, the accent was placed on act ing. The play was run through with the directors taking notes. Then came the autopsy. With attention to the constant minutiae, first one director and then another made comments to the cast. These were often humorous. At one point, Suzanne Elliot, who plays Julie, was having a little Trouble with a line thftt read, "Love's a funny thing; there's no sense to it." "Stop mouthing your words." said Jurgensen. "Sounded like "There's no sex to it.' " THIS IS IT Tonights the night. At 8:30 this evening, the cur tain will go up, and four weeks of work will be displayed to a oacked house. How the cast and the crews fee1 about opening night is best knowr to themselves: how the show will be received is yet to be decided In all previous press releases or Show Boat, even in the published "ast lisfln?. there has been one faring omission. Syd Litwack,-who has the largest speaking part in the whole show, was never men tioned. Canadian-born Litwack, recent ly of Los Angeles, is a draftsman in the University Engineer's Of fice. He is an actor by preference and has had considerable exper ience in this field - on the west coast. He received his M.A. in Dramatic Arts here last June. Litwack described Captain Andy whose part he will be playing thir evening, as "a choice prime mix ture of a number of sympatheti traits. If he were alive, he woulr" be a must on everybody's know list." "I'm in- this show because I likr the part and I like the direction," added Litwack. Litwack is also the only mem ber of the cast to become a father while the show has been in pro gress. On February 12, he became the father of a girl, Suzanne Erent. Sfudenl mi ! - I w v . YWCA'S MRS. PAUL PFUETZE ... coming Monday to recruit for Y ivork ' YWCA Leader Coming To Recruit Workers i; Mrs. Paul Pfuetze will arrive on campus Monday to recruit seniors for professional YWCA work, according to an announcement from the Y. Students interested in obtaining information about the jobs of teen- : ge directors, program directors, Science Meet Slated Here March 11-12 , j rector of the Placement Service, Potential young scientists from by interviewing interested stu North Carolina's high schools and ! dents. She will also contact Mrs. colleges will gather here in Dur- fink, director of the Women's Ath ham and Raleigh Friday and Sat urday, March 11-12, for a science symposium arranged by the Oak Ridge National Laboratories and Institute of Nuclear Studies. UNC, Duke University and N. C. State College, as co-sponsors of the symposium, will each play host to the students and their teachers for various sessions during the two days. - Registration and the first series of speakers have been scheduled or Friday morning here, where the participants will also have lunch. They will attend further lectures and demonstrations Friday after noon and night at Duke Unievrsity, ind will move on to the State Col ege campus in Raleigh for the closing Saturday session. Dr. Arthur Roe, UNC Chemistry Department chairman and head of the Symposium Committee, said the lectures will be presented on a level most suitable to high school juniors and seniors, and college freshmen and sophomores. Faculty members of the three host institutions will be represent ed among the lecturers, along with noted staff members from the Oak Ridge facilities. New Telecast Time The telecast time for the ad dress by Dr. Marguerite Lehr, Bryn Miwr mathematician on WUNC-TV this afternoon has been changed. The address, originally sched uled for 5 to 5:30 p.m. will be telecast from 3 to 3:30 p.m. -today. The topic of Dr. Lehr's" address will be "Products and Primes A Study in Patterns." n young adult director or student YWCA work should contact the Placement Service and the YWCA staff immediately, according to the V. Mrs. ' Pfuetze will work through the Placement Service through Miss Marcella Harrer, assistant di- letic Department, Mrs. Meyer 1 the Recreation Department and Dean Carmichael. The YWCA Cabinet will hear Mrs. Pfuetze speak Monday after noon on the oportunities for wo men in choosing a YWCA career. Salaries for professional Y work range from $3,000 to $5,000. Personal qualifications include the ability to work , with people of different ages, races and faiths: imagination and resourcefulness, nd concern for Christian and dem ocratic principles, according to the Y announcement. The educational requirement is a B.A. degree in social group work, religious education, guidance, rec reation, social studies, child and family development or physical education. Graduate education is preferred, according to the Y. Student Art Work Well Received in New York "The recent New York showing of paintings, sculptures, water co lors and drawings by arts students from the University of North Car olina at Chapel Hill has been re ported to have been well and ac tively received t by gallery-goers and patrons,'.' Kenneth Ness, of the University Art faculty, said here yesterday. Ness, acting head of the Depart ment during Chairman John V. Allcott's leave, said that Robert D. Kaufmann, owner and director of the Forum Gallery, has described the exhibit as "one of the best we have had for high quality work and equally high originality of ex pression." Students who sold works includ ed Neal Thomas, Chapel Hill and Wilmington, oil painting and water color; Jane Bolmeier, Durham and Charlotte, an oil landscape; Betty Bell, Durham, drawings;- David C. Huntley, Lenoir and Gaffney, S. C, fidated By ure Group at Brumfield Calls Newspaper yThe Second Daily Worker' By NEIL BASS The student Legislature, in a sparsely populated scvion last night, amid statements o "second Daily Worker" by Lew is Brumfield (SP), and comments by other Legislators voted to set up a six man committee to "investigate the quality and circuation problems of The Daily Tar Heel.' The meeting, attended by 29 of the total J7 legislators, was proceeding without event until Charles Hyatt (SP) assumed the rostrum and exclaimed that "qua! ity" was lacking on The Daily Tar Heel, and that "something ought to be done about it or the' paper done away with." Larry McliUroy (SP) added his opinion to the rein by saying 'something should be done to bring the Tar Heel down from the olym pian clouds of pseudo-intellectual-ism to which Mr. Kuralt has led it to." McElroy continued his blast by saying, "Kuralt's references to the business school, which is one of the finest in . the South," are unexcusable "swipes." Frank Warren (SP) threw his words into the lot by calling Charles Kuralt, editor, and Fred Powledge .managing editor, "lazy" and "not doing a good job." War ren, speaker of the Philanthropic Assembly, offered a solution to what he called a drastic "need of help and a "poor coverage" of stu dent activities by suggesting that the Tar Heel "put an advertise ment on the front page saying that 'we need staff.' " When Lewis Brumfield (SP) got a chance to assume the rostrum, he... giving the . niost extreme atti- tude of the night, said, "Kuralt should not impose his liberal be liefs on the student?. The paper should be more personal and get down to the students." Ending his speech, during which he called the Tar Heel a "second Daily Worker," he defined it as a "professional piece of journalism." Norwood Bryan (SP) offered a solution to the "problem" with the remark that "if the salaries of the staff were cut and people worked for the love of the paper," there might be an improvement. Jim Turner, chairman of the Publications Board commented on the legislators action with "I'm glad the Legislature has recognized these things that we have been working on all year." Tom Lam beth, also a member of the Board said that he "knew of no such ac tion." Jack Stevens, floor leader of the University Party, said after the meeting that WI am heartily op posed to the action- and feel that the Legislature has acted hastily." The student Constitution of the University states that "Neither the Publications Board nor the stu dent Legislature shall exercise any control over the editor and chiefs of the various publications." drawings, and Ed Higgins, Gaffney S. C, sculpture. Reproductions of work by Tho mas and Higgins will be jncluded soon in the March issue of a new magazine, "Art World," with an article on the whole display. Edi torial mention of the UNC exhibit is also made in "Pictures on Exhi bit" in- the current issue. The Forum Gallery is featuring a series of exhibitions that presents the work of college and university art students to the metropolitan public. Works from California, Col orado, Michigan State, Mississippi, Oklahoma and North Carolina have been shown. Columbia, Hun ter College, Illinois and Texas are scheduled following the North Carolina group. Ness said that the exhibition not only added to the young artists professional stature by sales, but also gave "extended encouragement in their potentials through the all around success of the exhibit." Marriage & Sex "Marriage and Sex" will be the topic for a series of discus sions beginning Sunday at New man Club meeting. The discussions will be led by Father Weidinger, and the meetings will be open to all Newman Club membrs and non members. The meeting Sunday will be held at 7 p.m. in Roland Parker Lounge of Graham Memorial. Miss Folger Nominated For, Top Y Office Miss Sara Alice Folger was nom inated president of the YWCA in the nominations meeting held Wed nesday night. Miss Folger, of Milledgeville, Ga., is a member of the Regional Coun cil of YM-YW and a member of the Inter-Collegiate Council of the Human Relations Committee. She was a delegate to the National As sembly held in Dec. in Lawrence, Kan. Nominated for vice-president were Miss Mary Jane Cocke, Tri Delt from Asheville, and Miss Sal lie Cowles, Pi Phi from Statesville. Miss Marcia Smith, Kappa Delta from Swansboro, and Miss Joan Purser, Tri Delt from Charlotte, .vere nominated for secretary of the YWCA. Nominees for the job of treas urer are Miss Alice Bost, a member of Chi Omega sorority from Hick ory, and Miss Dorothy Greulach, a Pi Phi from Chapel Hill. Nominated for membership chairman were Miss Anna Wtndley, Kappa Delta from Washington; Miss Helen Wood. Miami, Fla., and Miss Shirley Hollis, Alpha Gamma from Charlotte. Miss Sara Alice Jackson, Lum berton, and Miss Susie Ella Rob erts of Asheville, were nominated for program chairman. Law Fraternity Sets Initiation Phi Delta Phi, international leg al fraternity, will induct the reg ular student pledges of the three North Carolina collegiate inns and five members -of the Bar will be made honorary brothers at the fraternities' annual initiation ceremonies in the North Carolina Supreme, Court Chambers in Ra leigh at 5 p.m. on March 18. The honorary initiates include two associate justices of the Su preme Court of North Carolina, I. Hunt Parker of Roanoke Rapids ind William H. Bobbitt of Char .otte. Parker and Bobbitt are spon sored by Vance Inn of UNC. Leadership & Training Meet Set In April "The Hit Parade of Effective Leadership" will be the therm for Leadership training to be helc April 26 and 27. Meetings will be held in the af ternoons, and a banquet will end ihe training on the night of April 27. The Leadership Training Coun cil is composed of Miss Marilyn Zsger, chairman, jyid Misses Ann Hebert, Joan Leonard, Bebe Bau mann, Dottie Fiegel, Kendrick Townsend, Nancy Whisnant, Betsy Good win, Ruth Jones, Annette Leven son and Lou Jones.