The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, January 12, 1957, Page 1, Image 1
U.N.C. Library Serials Dept. Chapel Hill, N. C. 8-31-49 : ft m WEATHER Generally fair and cold with diminishing winds. Expected high 37 to 43. RESIGNATION The legislature was no help in preventing one. See editorial, 2. , VOL. LVII NO. 81 Complete UP) Wire Servic CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 12, 1957 Offices in Graham Memorial FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUI: (C1J ' n & ) u&m Til falls' i ummmmmammmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmBammmmmam : : orm Construction To Begin Bidding Begins T Next Week For Annex, Dorms By BETTY HUFFMAN . The Operations Dept. revealed yesterday that construction on the new dormitories is to begin by the first of March. The department hopes to have all plans for the three new men's dorms and the Spencer annex com pleted by next week, and adver tising for bids will begin next to accommodate 75 coeds and 600 men students. Plans for the dormcf included built-in desks, bookcases and dressers on one side of the room. The only movable furniture will be beds and chairs. In addition to planning for . the new dorms, the Operations Depart ment is also continuing to keep the campus in good condition. During the Christmas holidays the upstairs and downstairs lobbies ! pf the Y received a new coat of'-" -paint while the upstairs got now ! Supreme Cart's decision as the ! law of the land.' Tiie department spokesman said j that tUe Y was one of the hardest j . i places to keep m condition. i he ' Vhas promised many time. to take care of it, "but it is hard to keep an3-thing clean and in order when it is used as much as the Y is." The rounds are about finished and homes of Negroes who assert wiLV brick walks and. pavements, i their rights under ' the Constitu 7"hc department has finished plant- tion." ' . ' ing shrubs by the government!: jhe 60 ( Negro leaders from 29 building and on various places, on J communities " in nine Southern campus.- Grossing at various well- states and the District of Colum needed , places has also been com- bia also wired ' Att Gen. Brow pleted, These ground 'improve-'-nell requesting 'an' .interview at ments concludes a project which- the earliest possible ?dat. -has 'cvverod Hke period of ten 'The conference i leaders told years. . . Brownell that "the confused state Galvanized posts' and chains are recru ires that , we talk with you in to replace the iron post and wire j order to secure a clarification fencing to' keep Students off, the , from . the highest legal authority grass. The 'department thinks this in. the land...", . ' ! will sprv-p hp mirnose hptter and; "at the same time add to the ap-; pearance of the campus. New floors and flourescent light ing have been put in Peabody and Phillips Halls. New West, New East, Davie Hall and Alumni Hall are to receive the same operations. ' The department is also" in the process of constructing a new road from the by-pasj to the hospital. This will make it possible for au fnmrktiilc nnrl amhnbnpps pnmin"! o from the east to get to the hospital j without town. having to pass through Lower Hemlines Seen In New Spring Fashions By PEQ HUMPHREY Inch by 'inch hcmlinej are "edging down. 'lhis is obvious in the new .spring and summer fashions now blossoming in stores across the country. Dior's downward sweep last fall has been modified some what in daily apparel, but his in novation has influenced more strongly the attire, for after--ix-festivitics. FRAGILE COLORS In accord with the ladylike look of these new fashions, colors are muted and fragile in appear ance. Gray is making headlines as is oatmeal. Classified as de sert colors expected to loom importantly in the coming mon ths are . desert-sky blue, sunset pink, ,sand beige, palm green, IN THE INFIRMARY . . Students in the. Infirmary yes terday included: Misses Nancy Noble, Ann Han ey, Sally Sim son, Anne Bachman, Pat Gregory, Marjorie London, Delores Taylor, Eugenia Rawls; and Riley Mentogomery, Robert Lewis, Shelton Tummr, Truett Lineberger, John Sewell, Leon Lasalle, James Pierce, John Wat Lasalle, James Pierce, John Wal lace, Charles Lore, and James Mattis. , March 1 news Ibrieff Segregation Summary (AP) N e g r o 'leaders asked President Eisenhowier and Vice President Nixon for aid in their fight for integration -yesterday, day marked by new developments in the violence-plagued bus situa tion and a ruling against a Vir ginia law designed to continue seg regation. The Southern Negro Leaders Conference on Transportation and Non-violent Integration wound up to a two-daj' conference in Atlanta by sending this telegram to the President: "We ask you to come South im mediately to make a major speech ln a majr Southern city urging Nixon was urged to take a trip through the South similar to the one. he' made on behalf of-Hun- garian refugees and report to the President on "economic boycotts, and reprisals, and bombing and violence directed against persons At Tallahassee. Fla , t Gov. Le- Roy Collins ordered immediate re sumption of bus se.rvice in the Florida capital to test "the good will prevailing among and between the people -of both races and of the ability of the bus company to furnish a needed public- service with due regard to every citizen The governor suspended city bus operations Jan. 1 after a Neg ro leader's home was stoned and " . t- 1 '-;; grated" on Christmas Eve, thereby (See WORLD NEWS, Page 3) Yucca white, blazing red, oasis blue-and-green, and sunstruck yellow. The cropped look is maintain ing its foothold. Suit jackets stay at or above the hipline. Many boast fiarrow waistline beRs or the illusion of a belt at empire height. Sheerness. prevails In woolo' while tweeds take on new ele gance in the fluffy nubby wea ves. Mat jersey will be good in the spring and the demand for silk apparel is responsible for a new silk with th? look of linen. Dresses appear most often with gentle draping and the blou son look. The classic ihirtdreS3 is seen in somewhat softened ver sions this spring. TALL SHORTIES Handbags remain large and slim while shoes have the long lean silhouette of a wolfhound. In gloves, the tall shortie has ta ken over, with the cuff extended to cuddle wrists. As for jewelry, pearls in mu ted neutrals are important. They usually appear in 20-inch long strands. Pearl gray and cool bei ges may be worn effectively to gether as well as white and pearl gray. For the more adventurous there are wide headbands cur rent which can be worn smack on the hairline. AT 'Mardi Gras Is Sot Here For Feb. 15-16 Carolina Mardi Gras, sponsored by the German Club and Graham Memorial, will be held the week end of Feb. 15-16. Among several festivities plan ned In celebration of the 23th an niversary of GM, a concert by the Mitchcll-Ruffduo, sponsored by GM, will be held from 8-10 p.m. at Mem orial Hall. On Saturda3 Feb. .16, the Ger man Club will sponsor a Louis Armstrong concert in . the after noon. The Winter German dance, featuring Louis Armstrong's band, will be on Saturday from 8-12 p.m. at , Woollen Gym under ' the joint sponsorship of the German Club and GM. Carolina Mardi Gras Chairman Jim Armstrong and Vice Chair man Gerry Boudreau announced that a bandstand, using the New Orleans thsme, is being con structed. They want anyone in terested in helping with the band stand, ticket selling, or publicitjr for the weekend to contact them at the DU house, telephone 9 1301. ' Scholarships For Austrian Study Available For '57-58 Four, scholarships for graduate study in Austria during 1937-58 ire offered to American students by the Austrian government, it was announced by Kenneth 'Hol land.' president of the Institute ;of International Education, New York . Jdtyj :;; March 1, 1837 is the closing date ' for the competition, which Is open to unmarried American citizens. '' The scholarships include eight monthly stipends of 2,600 Aus trian schillings (approximately $100), enough to cover room and board as well as tuition and in cidental expenses. One travel paj' ment of 1,400 Austrian schillings (approximately $53 V. will be of fered. Grantees will be responsi ble for all other expenses, includ ing round trip travel. Applicants may, if eligible, apply for Ful- bright travel grant to cover 4he costs of international travel. The awards may be used for study at an Austrian university or institution of higher learning in all fields, including history social IN EVENTFUL HISTORY: Carolina By NEIL BAS3 The Carolina Forum, currently headed by Jim Holmes of Mt. Airy, has had a full and rich his tory. The Forum became the official student government speaker pro curement agency iii 19-19. Prior to that time, speaker procurement for the.campus had been handled by the Carolina Political Union, which came into being In 1934. The CPU became a discussion group exclusively after the For um's designation to btlng speak ers here by the student Legisla ture. It is currently .inactive. Speakers contacted to address the campus by the two agencies, whose files are among the most complete and valu&fcle of any similar organization artvwhere in the country, include such notable names as: Leon Trotsky, Sant Rayburn, George C. Marshall, Charles A. Lindbtirgh, John L. Lewis and John " Gunter. ' The list of outstanding and prominent figures who were con- tacted by the agencies but "who were unable to speak probably ex ceeds the list of speakers who n were successfully contacted. A miiltinlieitv rf lpttr. tp1 grams, etc. -in the colorful Forum files addressed to tentative speak ers w had conflicts reflects the conscientious nature of past chair- Gas Prices Up A Cent In Town By GARY' NICHOLS The price of gas at approximate ly three local filling stations went up one cent a gallon yesterday, and many other stations are expected to follow suit in the near future. Gas in town is now selling for 34.4 cents a gallon. Standard oil started the ball roll ing by raising the price of crude oil and oil products a penny a gal lon to the distributors. At the la test report the Texas Co. has is sued the news they also are raising their prices by the same amount. The raise has been put into ef fect in 18 states on the. eastern seaboard. ' Locally, the distributors ' who have already raised their prices have done so one cent. One local distributor claimed the dealers will actually be making less than they did before the raise since no allowance has been made for storage and such upkeep.. An other claims this will have little or no effect on their profits.' . The dealer said there would pro bably be another increase in gay prices in about a week. sciences, language literature, and other liberal -arts subjects.' Elibigility requirements include! V." S. citizenship; bachelor's i . de gree; by date of departure; demon strated academic ability and ca pacity for independent study: good moral . character, 7cVJ;naliy ' and adaptability; proficiency in the German language; 1 J aVdi.. ,gKl health. Application -blanks , may be se cured froca the. Institute of Inter national Education,--1 East 67th Street. New York 21, New York. Institute Regional Offices: 116 South Michigan Ave, Chi cago 3, Illinois. , ' 291 Geary St., San Francisco 2, California. ; 401 MUam Bldg., Texas Ave. & Milam St., Houston 2. Texas. 1530 P. Street. N. W., Washing ton 5, D. C. 1605 Pennsylvania St., Denver 3, Colorado. Forum Has Had Many Speakers Here men such as Voit Gilmore, present mayor of Southern Pine$. Dr. Alexander Heard of the UNC Po litical Science Dept., Tom Lam- beth, current chairman of Graham Memorial . Activities Board and Joel Lawrence Fleishman, who is f i t 1 1 . '; If f f . HARRY $. TRUMAN ...then a senator - ' ' i - 1 ft rr-'-'- si H-my -t. .t. M- hanceSlor Commitfe Hre Choice May Be Made By Qr. Wilton Mason Plays Here In Concert Tues. Dr: Wilton Mason' of i the UNC Musip Dept. will' feature two piano selections never performed before a Chapel Hill audience when he plays in the Tuesday Evening Se ries,. Jan. 15. The concerts are open to the public and there wil be no ad mission charge The 8 p.m. concert in Hill Mus ic Hall wil feature "Suite in E Minor" by the French composer Rameau and "Pictures at an Ex hibition' by the Russian compos er Moussorgsky." 9 The third selection Dr. Mason will - play is Liszt's "Sonata in E Minor." The selection from Rameau was originally written for the harpsi chord and is an example of early 18th century keyboard music. The music usually is not available in this country. Dr. Mason, in order to get a per forming version, transcribed and enlarged the suite from micro film. "Pictures at an Exhibition" was written as piano solo though it is i well known is its orchestral vsrsioh, Musicians, including Ravel and Lucient Caillet, have ' ar ranged it for symphony orchestras. Student Cars fStii Students who hv, , brought cars to tho campus following the ' holideys have been reminded that these cars must be registered and exhibit stickers. Ray Jefferies, assistant to the Dean of Student Affairs, has an nounced that students who have new cars on campus should come by the Dean of Students office to register these cars. If the student has Already re gistered a car and needs a new sticker, he will be issued one free of charge, Jefferies said. Stickers for cars which have , not been previously registered will cost $2.50. I best remembered for his tireless efforts tj bring Adlai E. Steven s son to the campus. Other interesting names appear- j ing in the 23-year-old Forum-CPU ' files include then Gen. Dwight D. ! Eisenhower, . who in 1946 could not speak due to an ''inordinate 1' amount of work" confronting him; it A'ndrei Y. Vyshinsky, who had "pressing duties;" and Albert E. Eienstem, whose "poor health j in Graham Memorial and immed forced him to remain in New j iately after them. Jersey. SPEAKERS Speakers who. have addressed the campus include: Former President Harry S. Tru- man, then a senator; former President William Howard Taft; Attorney General Herbert A. Brownell Jr. and Sen. .Russell Long. . The speech of former President Franklin Delano Roosevelt in Kenan Stadium on Dec. 5, 1938 is one tof the high spots in the For-um-CPU career. Numerous requests from Forum Chairman Voit Gilmore pursued j Roosevelt whefeever he went un til he finally consented. The con tacts began during Oct., 1937, and persisted down to his acceptance during early Dec.; 193,8. Expenditures for 'his address and accommodations amounted to S698.95, considerably above the present approximate $150 approp riated per speaker to the Forum An exhibition of paintings and sketches by Hartmann, .a friend of the composer Moussorgsky, in spired the series of tone pictures which comprise the piece. ; i t , DR. VILTON MASON - . . . plays Tuesday Presentation Of Plays By Students Feb. 17-18 Three one-act plays recently written hv t INC jrraduate students in nramatl AH will 'havP their iw nrnHnMinn hv. 4h CaroUna Playmakcrs.Thuriay-and Fri day evenings. Jan.. J7,tand 18. at 7;30 in the Playmakers Theatre, UNC campus. Under the, guidance of Dramatic Art Professor Foster. Fitz-Simons, an all-student staff j'will do - the designing, i acting, "di recting, arid technical work.iEach presentation will be followed by a brief discussion period during which ths audience is invited to evaluate the script and the pro duction. Opening the series will be "Room Rent" by Miss Marcelline Kraf chickof Philadelphia, Pa., direct ed by Nancy Christ of Newark, N. J., with Ted Parker of Clinton as stage manager and Russelr Link of Jamaica, N. Y., astset designer. Acting . in the short drama, set in New York, are Rose Christoff of Newark. N. J., Jean Van ,Sise of Huntington, N. Y., 5 A by the student Legislature. The Forum is appropriated ap- proximately $1,300 per year by the student Legislature and at- I tempts to bring six speakers to the ) campus annually. Students have I been invited to attend the speak- ers' addresses without charge. ' Speakers are honored at Caro lina Inn banauets immediately I before addresses and receptions .-J : "f J f A 1 " FRANKLIN O. , . . spoke 20 Names Under Discussion; Poteat And Godfrey On List By CLARKE Selection of a new chancellor may be made by late February or early March, it was disclosed Fri day. R. Mayne Albright, chairman of the nominating committee for UNC chancellor, said his committee "is hoping to have some report" to make by that time. Army Calls For 14,000 Men During March WASHINGTON (AP) The Army yesterday issued a draft call for 14.000 men during March. The quota is the same as that prevously announced for February. Monthly draft calls were for 17, 000 men from last October through this January. The new call brings to 2,180,430 th? total number drafted or ear marked for induction since "the j resumption of Selective Service in September, 1950. 1 and Barbara Battle of .Miami, Fla. The story involves an embittered woman whq is determined; to es- i cape an . unsuccesMuI - attempt ' to - : iov AitiU-an interested neighbor tells ihbr' something . that changes 'her fplans.'i "Portrait " of -i'lDragon," the-sec ond. play u-as Written by Josephine Stipe p( .Chapel Hill.f It is direct- 'ed by! Mary Johnston, with Page rwilliains as stage- Aianager - and r ' ... . . - . . . Performing in the play, set in a Victorian living room, are Carolyn Meredith of Raleigh, William White of Chapel Hill, Virginia O'Sullivan of Valhalla, N.Y., and Ann Brooke of Staunton, Va. The story is a fantasy-ocmedy about two eccentrics who, by ringing a bell, invoke the spirit of . the mistress of the house to return, via her portrait, and then can not get rid of her. The .public -is invited to attend the performances and participatt in the discussions. .There will be j no admission charge. j HECTIC LIFE Th? life of a Frum chairman is a hectic one, as present Chair- man Holmes will tell you. f An example is his -attempt to bring V. K. Khrishna Mcnon, am bassador frcm India, to the camp us. Holmes has already set two dates which the ambassador can celled at the last moment. Now Feb. 11, has been set. and as Holmes says: "We hope he'll make it." ROOSEVELT in Kenan .f"j ,. :. 1 c3sv; March JONES The committee meets here today at 9:30 a. m. in the Moreliead Bldg. to discuss names under con sideration for the position. It will also meet next Saturday. Present Chancellor Robert J. House will retire this' summer due to a compulsory retirement age of 65. The Board of Trustees en acted the regulation last year. Albright said there are "roughly 20 names still before the commu te." He saw ' no reason why we (the committee) can't make" a re port by late February 'or early March. . When the report is ready it will be submitted to Consolidated Uni versity President William C. Fri day. Friday has asked. the commit tee to submit three names or more. The president will then mak" hij recommendation to the Board of Trustees. UNC faculty members definitely under consideration for the job in clude Dr. William H. Poteat, as sociate professor of Philosophy and Dr. .Iame? I., flnrifrov nrnfrssnr nf f Hist nrv Albright confirmed these two were under consideration. He would make no further comment, how ever, other than 'T can only say the committee will discuss both of these." , , , t 1 Dr. Alexander Heard of the Po litical Science Dept. waj also re ported to be on the committee's list. ' Members of the commitcc are di vided into three groups trustees, alumni and UNC faculty members. "'Trustees on the committee arc J: Spencer Love, Greensboro: John WVUmstead, Chapel Hill; Carl Ven ters, Jacksonville; Hill ' Yarborough, Louisburg; R. Ftayd Crouse, Spar ta' and Kemp D. Battle, Rocky Mt. Alumni members include William D. Snider, Greensboro; Terry San ford, Fayettevillc; Frank Parker, Asheville, A. M.'McDonali, Char lotte and Chairman Albright. Members of the faculty are Dr. Dougald MacMillan, English; Dr. Rupert B. Vance, Social Science; Dr. John Couch. Botany; Dr. Paul Guthrie, Business Administration; Dr. Ernest Craige, School of Medi cine and Dr. M. T. Van Hecko, Tchol of Law. Britain Plans To Produce Own Gasoline LONDON AIM A consnltin: .nginecr from Sheffield toni-h claimed the m;st sensational de velopment yet in Britain's battle to beat the gasoline shortage short age. He said he had found a way to produce his own. William Harthill, 47. said he al ready has been given permission by the Ministry of Fuel to go in to business of making synthetic motor fuel. He did not disclose his formula. "I expect to be able to supply about 30,000 gallons a week at first and later . greatly increase the figure," Harthin said. mere was not orricial comment from the Ministry of Fuel. The Ministry and other govern ment circles have, however, sought to encourage any and all efforts to lick the gasoline shortage ever since closing of the Suez Canal choked off much of Britain's nor mal supply from the Middle East. Harthill said his mixture looks and smells like gasoline and a Sheffield driving school already has put it to a test. It behaved just like ordinary, 85 octane gas oline, he claimed. Harthill offered only a few clues as to how his sjntho'ic gasoline Ls made The components, he said, are three liquids which are not in short supply.