The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, September 19, 1958, Page 1, Image 1
WEATHER Partly cloudy and cooler with possiblt scattered showers. STUDENT UNION The need was never more evident. See page 2. n VOLUME LXVI NO. 3 Complete W Wire Service CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 1958 Offices in Graham Memorial FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE 4 e-n 1 1 Ti ABC Election Set For Feb. 3 Here The l.o.ml County Com nmsionns. meet in in a spec ill H'ion I.im Thursday, rlunrd their lapicstcd date lot the holding of an A. It. C. (lotion in Orange County hum I t lmiaiN 7 to Tuesday, 1 cbni.ny ;, next. The ( ommisioners at their nmntlily nweting on September 2 Iw.d voted to ask the Board of Etec lion to conduct the county-wide nlrrcndum for tiie establishment ( liquor stores on February 7, coin i;(lin; with a preiously announced decision f the Al.imnnce County conunissionci-s to hold a similar ote on the samr day. Tlic date for the election was n.oved hack to February 3 in order : ty for another vote on the question that it might be held prior to tlu 1 and the Commissioners, acting on convening of the State legislature informal petitions, called for the i n February 4 and possible legisla- ! vo e. Open Houses In Dorms Close Orieniation Week By JOAN BROCK UNC coeds rolled out red carpets at open houses in seven dorms last night to welcome "Carolina Gen tlemen" to the campus and formal ly close orientation week. Official hostesses for the evening were dormitory hostesses, graduate counselors and women's orientation counselors. Mrs. J. C. Clamp, Margaret Dunn, and .Mary Montgomery greeted quests in Alderman Dorm and invit td them to a refreshment tblo ninth was covered with a white linen doth and centered with an ar rangement of pastel flowers flank- tl toy crystal c ancUlabru HoUUnft white tapirs. Arranjements of gold and yellow marigold, magnolia blossoms, and pink gladiola were used in the par lor. Lcs Sattorius' combo provided mu .ic for dancing at Mcher Dorm and ballons and multi-colored streamers vcrc used throughout the party rooms. Silver and crystal punch bowls graced tables which were ten tered with arrangements of red loses, magnolia and greenery. Mrs. Boy Parker, Nola flatten and Lucy I'osgate received guests in the par lors anl on the porclies. Japanese lanterns were featured in the square outside Carr Dorm at a lawn party and Hi-Fi music was used for dancing. Mrs. Victor Hum phreys. Mariul Shipt and Sue Bal kntine assisted in serving punch and cookies from a table covered with a yellow cloth and centered with yel low marigolds and greenery and hghted yellow candies. A tropical setting prevailed in First Pep Rally In Emerson Tomorrow Nite A large crowd Is expected to be on hand at Emerson Stadum to morrow night a3 students show their backing of Coach Jim Ta tum's Tar Heels with a "Kickoff" pep rally. The first pep rally of the year will get underway at 6:30 p.m. and will be led by the UNC cheerlead ers, headed by Carter Jones. The event is sponsored by the Univer sity Club. , Dave Jones, president of the University Club, has invited all Carolina students to participate in the first rally. He said there would be band music, majorettes, and a bonfire. Tatum will introduce his team furnish music for the outing. He during the session. Jone.s said a combo also would reminded all students that the victory bell is now on the Caro lina campus and would sound off at tin rally. G. M. SLATE Activities tchtdultd for Gr ham Memorial today include: Pan Htl Ltigue, 7-9 p.m. in Main Loung; Cardboard, 7-9 p.m. In Roland Parker 1 and 2; Stray Greeks, 4-5 p.m. in Roland Parker 2; Yack Staff, 2-3 p.m. ' tive action to prevent the holding c( the election or the application of the state law. No vote on the establishment of ABC stores has been held in this Members of the board had been rdvised that opponents of the refer endum may have prevailed upon members of the legislature to in troduce special local legislation restricting or otherwise interfering with the proposed county-wide ex pression of sentiment on the ques tion by the electorate, county since the mid-1930s follow ing the adoption of the local option law in North Carolina. Indications have been evident for seral years that there is strong sentiment in all parts of the coun- I mun uor-m wmi DamDoo rugs, trop f ' . I W-v . . a . ical flowers and orchid leis. A fish net entwined with sea shells, orchids, and corks draped the ceiling. Mrs. Scdialia Gold. Sue Wetzel and Jo Carpenter greeted guests anl Muriel Dang of Hawaii had her parents .snd the flowers especially for the evening. Mrs. Robert Jackson, Beatrice Mongeau and Dewey Dance intro duced campus gentlemen to coeds in the Nftrsing Dorm. The refresh ment table was covered with a white lace cloth and centered with mixed summer flowers and wlvite candles. A silver punch bowl ap pointed one enl of the table. Danc ing to Hi-Fi music was enjoyed in the basement of the dorm. Red roses and white candles were featured in the parlors of Whitehead Dorm and soft music was played in he background throughout the eve- (See OPEN HOUSES, Page 3) Revised Schedule The Morehead Planetarium an nounced Thursday a revised pro gram schedule for Saturday, Sept. 20, for the benefit of those attend ing the game here Saturday. The show, "Land. Sea and Sky," will be shown a 5 pjm. insteda of the usual hours of 3 and 4 p.m. Other scheduled hours for the show are 11 a.m. and 8:30 p.m. Saturday. STAFF ENLARGED School rain What is the University doing to train more and better teachers for the public school system in the face o( the swelling enrollments? One answer was provided this week by Dean Arnold Perry of the University's School of Education. The School of Education is being strengthened. More students are go ing into teaching. Dean Perry an nounced today three new additions to the faculty, aside from the ap pointment of Dr. Ben Fountain of Itocky Mount some weeks ago. Dean Perry revealed that under graduate enrollment in the School of Education here has increased 40 per cent since 1955. An additional ten per cent increase is expected with the enrollment here this week. Also on the rise is the number of part-time students doing graduate work or taking post-baccalaureate work to complete requirements for teaching certificates in North Caro lina and other states. Part-time enrollment has jumped 27 per cent in four years, and an other five per cent increase is pre dicted for 1953-59. Continued growth for several years is expectel because of the strong demands for teachers, Perry said. "For the past decade the demand for elementary ' school teachers has been exceedingly high and the State of North Carolina has reached each new school year with a shortage of more than a 1,000 fully qualified Of lo Ex tm Public To See Art Museum After Ceremony The public will get its first look at the William Hayes Ackland Me morial Art Center here tomorrow following formal dedication cere monies. On display will be an exhibition of paintings, sculpture and other art loaned by collegiate galleries throughout the country. Edson B. Olds of Washington, a friend of Ackland and a trustee of his estate, will present the building to the University. William D. Carmichael Jr., vice president of the Consolidated Uni versity, will make the acceptance speech. S. Lane Faison Jr:, director of the Lawrence Art Museum of Wil liams College at Williamston. Mass., will give the dedication ad dress. Present for the ceremonies will be state officials, legislators, university trustees, leaders of the art world, and other guests. Ackland will be buried in a me morial room in the Art Center. It also will include galleries and fa cilities for thet university's art de partment. Social Rooms To Be Open In Men's Dorms Saturday Social rooms in eight men's dorm itories will be open Saturday to all guests. The opening of social rooms has been seldom done in the past but may become more frequent in the future, pending the results of Sat urday's large-scale experiment, ac cording to Student Body President Don Furtado. The move for opening the eight social rooms came yesterday at a meetisg of Miss Katherine Car michael, dean of women; Sam Ma gill, assistant dean of student af- (See SOCIAL, Page 3) A ducation Strengthened r More School Teachers teachers. "During the next six years the most acute shortage will apparently be in the junior and senior high schools as the children bom im mediately following the close of Worll War II are now of junior high school age," he continued.. "Each year for the next six years there will be an increase in the demand for teachers prepared for junior high school work and the variols subject departments in the North Carolina high schools. NEW STAFFMEMBERS Joining the UNC staff to help meet .the teacher demand are four new staff members: JUiss Annie Lee Jones, Neal II. Tracy, James F. Rogers, and Ben E. Fountain Jr. (Miss Jones, a native of Aurora in Beaufort County, has' been at Bos ton University completing her doc toral studies in education. She has held public school teaching and supervisory posts in several eastern N.C. counties. Her new work at UNC vill involve 1 elementary school teaching and supervising, including field work with supervisors pf in struction. Fountain .replaces Dr. Wilmer AI. Jenkins, wiio is now superintendent ot Hickory City Schools, as director of student teaching and placement, he recently completed his doctoral program at the University. Tracy and Rogers comt to Chapel Hill from North Dakota and Texas, Four And d By Cons ske ii I K:i i h 5 ll v Fri;;f V ; 1: ! I 4 f 15 !- -4 4 ' i' ' n i if . j, - r v i t-, y iiKy- -Ux ..... h -1 v'-.H MANIFESTATION OF INTEREST Freshmen from the University, such as those pictured above, entered right into a "misplaced items" contest sponsored by Chapel Hill merchants Monday. Officials of the sponsoring Merchants' Association called the annual event one of the "best ever." News Leader PTioto Medical School Money To Help In Research Carolina's School of Medicine has received a $186,000 grant en abling it to establish a new re search program for the next five years, Dean W. Reece Berryill has announced. School professors' recent discov eries pointing to allergic and in fectious processes as factors caus ing major heart and kidney di seases led to the grant. The sum was awarded by the Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. It will support an ex panded program of .study in mi crobiology and the related clinical fields of allergy and infectious disease. Director of the new research will be Dr. William J. Cromartie, associate professor of medicine and fective efforts to develop ways to I respectively. Tracy will work in the field of educational administration, and in an improvement program for secondary school mathematics teach ing. Rogers will 'assist in the Edu cation School's graduate centers as well as work in the school adminis trators program. EMPHASIS Passage in late Augjst of the Na tional Defense Education Act of 1958 by the National Congress fore casts still greater emphasis upon teacher education in order that the programs in science, mathematics foreign language and guidance may be strengthened in the public schools, Dean Perry noted. The staff of the School of Educa tion at Carolina has been studying the new Defense Act. for the past three weeks and is making plans to take care of increals;d enrollments number of fellowship; and the sub that will be assured ' by the large Lantial 'stipends to 'be paid from federal funds for stuients who are working in various filds covered by the National Defense Education Act. Special emphasis i$ being placed upon the graduate offerings in die School of Education. Since the doc- j toral proeram in Education was started slightly over 30 years ago, more than 100 students have com pleted doctoral programs and are now placed in .responsible adminis tratvie positions and college teach ing positions in some of the best institutions in the Uaited States. A One bacteriology. The program will provide post doctoral fellowships and fulltime residencies for students wishing to specialize in these fields. "We need many more individu als trained in the basic'science of microbiology and the clinical fields of allergy and infectious di seases, Dr. Cromartie said, "if ef treat and control these important diseases are to be made." Participating in the program as teachers andor researchers in ad dition to Cromartie are faculty members Dr. D. A. MacPherson, chairman fo the Bacteriology De partment; Dr. Edward C. Currien, chairman of hte Pediatrics Depart ment;and Dr. Charles II. Burnett, chairman of the Department of Medicine; and specialists in seven fields. few are holding important adminis trative positions in international edu cation. Four years ago the University started a program for the develop ment of graduate centers in Edu cation. One is sow in operation in Charlotte with an average enroll ment exceeding 100. A similar grad uate center is in operation in Goldsboro and plans are underway for programs of this nature in High Point and Fayetteville. Under the direction of Prof. Guy B. Phillips, former dean of the School of Education 'and until 1953 director of the summer school, the field services program is being con siderably expanded to include study groups for superintendents, assistant superintendents and supervisors. Included will be a special program for junior high tschool principals to meet the need for improved leader ship in this rapidly growing par t of the North Carolina public school system. An important part of the work of the School of Education has to do with the training of school adminis trators. A considerable portion of this work has been financed in recent years by a grant from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation. In this program the School of Education has worked in cooperation with other schools m the southern . region through the Kellogg Cooperative Program in Educational Adminis ti ation. How Million 0 H n oiiaavea rumversiry perationa tea! $62,700 Grant For Psychology Is Announced Psychological research at the University has been given a boost by a $62,700 grant from the Na tional Science Foundation, Psy chometric Laboratory Director Dr. Lyle V. Jones has announced. The ward will facilitate research to be conducted during a five year period, Dr. Jones explained. Stu died wil be methods for measuring and analyzing simultaneously a number of different psychological traits and characteristics. The new program constitutes part of a series of recent research projects undertaken by the Psy chometric Lab staff members. Among others are (1) the revision of group tests in reading compre hension from the fourth grade to the superior adult level; (2) the recording of test scores in prim ary mental abilities, reading, arith metics, and spelling of children age six and later at age nine in or der to predict academic success in school; (3) The study of the pattern of growth and subsequent decline of mental abilities with advancing age; and (4) the analysis of 150 pairs of identical and fraternal twins with a number ofpsy chologi-; cal tests and physical measure ments to make a "twin diagnosis.'" OTHER STUDIES' Four other major studies are currently underway at the lab. Two are financed by governmental agencies, one dealing with pre ference for food combinations and the other with acceptance of cer tain clothing and equipment items by Army enlisted men. The other two are concerned with aphasia, the partial or total loss of speech due to brain mal function. Lab staff members include Dr. Thomas E. Jeffrey, Dr. R. Darrell Bock and Dr. Emir H. Shuford, as sistant professors; Dr. Dorothy C. Adkins, professor and head of the Department of Psychology; and Dr. Jhelma G. Thurstone, professor of education. A National Science Foundation post-doctoral fellow, Dr. John E. Overall, is also associated with the 1 Lab. INFIRMARY Students in the Infirmary yes terday included Frank W. Car per, William Schmidt, Herman Pickel, Vasamp Bhapkar; David Johnson Goode, Harvey Lake Harris, Miss Julia Sue Ayers, Boyd Ray Barrier, and Brian Wilson Roberts. n n rm mm Faculty Pay Increase Is Stressed By Friday The Consolidated University of Xoitli Carolina yester day asked the State Advisory Budget Commission lor an in crease of $4,41)0,881) in operational appropriations for the 1 959 -fio university year. A. H. Shepard, business officer and treasurer, said the budget also called for a $4,893,175 increase in the io(o-(ii Textile Study Funds Asked By N. C. State RALEIGH i? The Advisory Budget Commission was asked Thursday to approve a new textile research program and a two-year, non-degree technical course in ag riculture at North Carolina State College. The proposed textile research pro gram calls for $159,780 each year of the 1959-61 biennium. The request for the two-year agriculture course is for $24,550 the first year of the biennium and $49,833 the second. Dr. Carey H. Bostian, State Ccl - lege chancellor, told tlie commis sion the new program is basic and pioneering textile research "would leap enormous benefits from the amount involved." About $500,00 a year is being spent at State College on applied textile research. Bostian pointed out that approximately $2,800,00,000 worth of textile goods are manufac tured in North Carolina each year. The proposed new program would be closely allied with the teaching end graduate education programs cf the State College School of Tex tiles and with the present industry-supported applied research pro gram. I Bostian said the new two-year ag ricultural course would be taught in separate classes from the 4-year students and by teachers especially qualified for this type of instruction. In addition to farming, graduates could qualify for work in hatcheries, food service, processing plants, dairy plants, greenhouses, fertilizer plants, farm retail stores, and other farm related busisess. WC Requests $193,578 For Biennium RALEIGH W Chancellor Gor don W. Blackwell of Woman's Col lege said today $193,578 is needed by the school during the next bien nium to restore budget reductions due to receipts deficiencies. He told the Advisory Budget Com mission $90356 is needed the first year and the $103,222 the second year "to correct for errors in re ceipts estimates in the past." Blackwell said that over the past years "they have been projecting receipts of about $30,000 more than they could realize." The receipts, he explained, are from student fees. The college is affecting a saving this year by not filling staff va cancies, he said. Burglar Takes Food At Fraternity House Chapel Hill Police today were looking for a well-fed burglar who got plenty of staple edibles last night at the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house on South Colum bia St. Fraternity officers reported that the following items were taken from the kitchen at the house: 23 pounds of butter, 10 pounds of cheese, 35 pounds of sugar, nin? dozen eggs, a gallon of mayon naise, a dozen heads of lettuce, and 10 pounds of tomatoes. They val ued the stolen &oods at $34.50. xpenses uuugei over lt-xio-oy s ngure oi $19,015,505. The Commission was asked to approve salary increases of $4,749, 132 for UNC during the next bien nium to maintain and strengthen good teaching. Consolidated University Presi dent William C. Friday told the commission, "We have made good progress in our salary program but more must be done if we are to meet the problems before us." Salary increases are "our first priority throughout the university in the "B" budget," Friday said. The State Board of Higher Edu cation has recommended salary increases of $2,700,000 for the bien nium. This figure, however, did not include academic staff personnel 1 such as librarians, administrators etc. The president pointed out that the university was among the ton 40 in the nation. He added that in order for the university to stay on a high level, the faculty salaries must be increased. Although President Friday stressed the needed hike in facul ty, salaries, he briefly discussed research piograms, library servic es and service functions (extension department and adult education). Friday strongly endorsed "the principle of flexibility in the hand ling" of instituiional budgets. We can make a much more efficient and wiser use of our time and of the resources entrusted to us if we have the flexibility to place them where the need appears greatest." Each of the three universities, Carolina, Woman's College and N. C. State College, spoke on the needs of their individual college. Shepard said the Advisory Bud get Commission earlier asked for a delay in requests for capital im provements. Ho said this budget would probably be released some time in October. New Dorms Free Steele The addition cf 727 new dormi tory rooms at Chapel Hill has freed Steel building on the campus for administrative use beginning this year, according to Chancellor Wil liam B. Aycock and J. Arthur Branch, business manager. Formerly housing students, Steele is undergoing minor altera tions enabling it to handle account ing, personnel, purchasing and pay roll activities. According to uni versity officials, centralization in Steele will effect more efficient and economical operations of facil ities formerly scattered through out the campus. B"uilt in 1922, Steele has housed 72 students annually for some time. However, plans for relocat ing the several administrative of fices has been under consideration for a number of years and the transformation will bring the plans into being. Approximately 60 University ad ministrative personnel, together with their equipment nad records are in the process of relocating in the brick building. The offic space vacated by these depart ments will be re-allocated by the Chancellor's committee on space, headed by Dean James L. Godfrey. The basement of Steele wil con tinue to be used by the Booketeria.