The daily Tar Heel. (Chapel Hill, N.C.) 1946-current, February 08, 1961, Page 1, Image 1
Weather Fair, no change in temperature. 68 years of dedicated serv ice to a better University, a better state and a better nation by one of America's great college papers, whose motto states, "freedom ci expression is the badcoonts of an academic community." Volume LXIX, No. 92 Complete (UPI) Wire Service CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 1961 Offices in Graham Memorial Four Pages This Isriue Mill y -f World News In Brief By United Press International mwmmmm Gtorg Meony Li LABOR OFFICIALS BOYCOTT MEETING WASHINGTON Some AFL-CIO officials Tuesday boy cotted a get-acquainted meeting called by Rep. Adam Clayton Powell, chairman of the House Labor Committee, because a Teamsters Union official was present. Lobbyists for individual AFL-CIO unions attended. AFL-CIO President George Meany ordered legislative rep resentatives of the parent labor organization to stay away from the session after Powell invited Sidney Zagri, legislative coun sel for James R. Hoffa's union, to attend. KENNEDY BACKS HOUSING NOMINEE WASHINGTON President Kennedy told the Senate Bank ing Committee Tuesday he has no doubts about the loyalty of Robert C. Weaver, his nominee for federal housing chief. Kennedy rushed a letter to committee Chairman A. Willis Robertson, with the unqualified endorsement after Robertson refused to start a hearing on the Weaver nomination without it. After receiving the letter, which he read to a packed hear ing, Robertson began hearings on the controversial appoint ment of the New York Negro. He had held up the hearings more than one and one half hours. PRESIDENT ASKS MINIMUM WAGE RAISE WASHINGTON President Kennedy asked Congress on Tuesday to raise the $l-an-hour federal minimum wage to $1.25 over the next three years and extend it to additional workers to prevent growth of an "under-privileged and under paid class." He favored a series of annual revision in the wage level so employers could more easily adjust to the pay boosts. In the first year, the proposed bill would provide wage increases of $578 million for about 2.7 million workers. RED CHINA DEFEATED FOR WHO SEAT NEW DELHI, India A Soviet bid to get Communist China in the United Nations World Health Organization assembly was defeated here Tuesday in a counter-offensive led by the United States. The Russian attempt was blocked by a vote of 38 to 24. The vote was on an American proposal asking that the as sembly not consider any resolution to exclude Nationalist China's delegation to the WHO assembly that began Tuesday. On The (Hamnus , -A The American Musicological Society will meet at 8 p.m. to night in 108 Hill Hall. Prof. John Schorrenberg of the UNC Art Department will speak on "Angels and Apes." Dr. Schor renberg will be introduced by the president of the Society, Charles Darwin. A meeting of the Panama delegation to the UN Model As sembly will be held Wednesday evening at 5 on the second floor of the Y-building. Contrary to popular rumor, Dag Hammer- skjold will not be present. Chem-Fems, the mating of southern womanhood and scien tific wonder, will hold a meet ing tonight at 8 in 12-1 Venable Hall. Dr. Spears will speak on "Child Psychology." Only those juniors and sen iors who are young and rich at heart will be able to place orders for University class rings today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Y-Court. Application blanks are still available at the GM Information Desk and the Reserve Reading Room for Women's Orientation Coordinator. Applicants must possess mental stability, deep insight, and high moral stand ards.. Interviews for the post will be held Thursday and Fri day. Placement Interviews The following companies will interview students on these days, according to the Univer sity Placement Service: today Ashland Oil Co., Public Hous ing Administration, Insurance By North America, Shell Oil Co. Thursday, Feb. 9 Owens- Illinois, Argonne National Lab., E. I. du Pont, Chas. Pfizer and Co., Union Carbide Consumer Products. 1 - - J. F. Kennedy Sudden Electricity Failure Leads To Weird Things By Nikita Yardley The lights, which usually are singularly faithful in perform ing their duty, went out last night at 6:30. - The entire central portion of the campus was blackened, and Carrboro also felt the impact of the sudden deprivation. According to the highest source that The Daily Tar Heel could reach in the dark, the main power line busted. As this story was going to press it was still busted. Candles, normally reserved for rituals and the Valkyries and Golden Fleece, appeared promptly across the campus at exactly 6:38, when the hour of catastrophe arrived. Giggling Goils Girlish giggles were heard emanating from the far corners of Graham Memorial, and no roving spectators could discover exactly what the cause was. A number of people had various ideas. The Student Party, slated to meet in Graham Memorial, and the University Party, which had plans for some action in Gcr rard Hall, made other plans and conducted their smoke-filled- room type activities in the dark. The ' identity of nominees and CHANGES STRUCTURE ENKA, N. C. (UPI) Ameri can Enka Corp. announced the establishment of a product division-type organization, rep resenting a basic change in its corporate structure, designed to further improve its operations. There will be three separate operating divisions for nylon, rayon and wire and cable prod ucts, each handled by a gen eral manager reporting direct ly to the president, Philip B. Stull. 'Othello 9 Jose Limon Co. To Present Show Thursday At 8 "The Moor's Pavane," a for malized, four-character distil lation of Shakespeare's "Othel lo," will be a program high light of Thursday's appearance by the Jose Limon Dance Com pany. Slated for 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall, the performance is under the sponsorship of the Chapel Hill Concert Series, with stu dents being admitted free. The Limon Company has made several world tours for the Department of State, and received critical acclaim wher ever they performed. Termed "Distinguished Ambassadors of Dance," the troupe is currently making a coast-to-coast Ameri can tour. Also to be featured on the program Thursday evening will be "There Is a Time" by Nor man Dello Joio. This work was especially commissioned for the Limon group by the Juilliard Music Foundation. Limon brings a "prodigious technique" and "superb con trol" into his performances, al though as the New York Times Magazine critic pointed out, "his concern is with the trans fer through movement of heroic vision, of human experience, of poetic perception." Infirmary Students in the Infirmary yesterday included: Ruby May Binkley, Robert Bontemps, Ann Davisson, Coy Garner, Steven Garner, Bill George, Jerry Goodman, Muriel Hogg, Nelson Page, Gary Perry, Rupert Pick ens, Lawrence Rouse, Harvey Salamon, Dhirendra Singhdeo, James Spoon, Nancy Walker, and Nancy Young. platforms will be revealed when the lights come back on. As the campus accustomed itself to this new atmosphere, the police department took quick action and gave tickets to all overparked cars with candles still lit. Weary Americans Arrive In Miami After Sea Jaunt MIAMI (UPI) A group of travel-stained Americans, pawns in the fantastic saga of the Santa Maria, arrived by plane from Brazil Tuesday, weary but happy on their safe return to U.S. soil. Of the 42 Americans aboard the liner seized by Portuguese rebels at sea two weeks ago, some 30 flew into Miami and began making arrangements to get home. Among them were Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Preston and their four sons ranging in age from 2 to 11. They were the biggest American family aboard the liner captured by an armed rebel band led by Capt. Hen rique Galvao while heading for Port Everglades. Fla. Preston and his wife, June, both 37, said they were "ex tremely glad" to get back to the United States. "It's hard to believe that it really happened," said Preston "It surely was an interesting trip, but we're glad it's over.' Preston, who teaches petro leum engineering at the Uni versity of Kansas at Lawrence, Kan., said the rebel band treat ed his family well. Some of the rebels "played with the kids," he said. On Dance -j..-.r... n.,...lrr,-Tr . -tt 11 n n H ilfl -rm-T Tr T II " ll'1 nrmT -T' TUMI J 'ummfiiM. MrmJ'mMMf rwinwui uni , t , innnonWiiu.!EM Jose Red, White & Blue 'Parlance9 By 'Y' Goes On Sale Tomorrow Parlance is here. With the first issue decked in a cover of red, white and blue, "Parlance," a new campus magazine sponsored by the Y, goes on sale tomorrow for 25 cents. Associate Editor Bob Silli man, lists the goals of the maga zines as "looking critically at campus n institutions : and values.", "It is an organ of stu dent opinion, representing all the factions of campus life." Articles Vary Articles in this, first issue roamed from the current bud get controversy, through mod ern art, to a special insert on the honor system "Reform or Abolishment?" written by the editor, Carroll Raver. Featured articles include "An educator looks at student apathy" by George V. Taylor, "The merits of big-time foot ball" by Jon .Yardley and "the place of religion on campus" by Dr. Robert Seymour. More Than Effort "We believe that 'Parlance is a new venture in student pub lications. The magazine is more than an. effort to make money or sell magazines as the total goal. We wish to make the stu dents aware of some of the prob lems that, face the campus and of the student's role as a part of the university," explained Silliman. UNC Students, Professor On DISCUSSING THE ROLE of athletics in higher education for the Voice of America are (left to right) Robert Garda of Duke, Moderalor Hobson Banks (back lo camera). Program 1. ' v. ... J Limon Two more issues of the maga zine are planned for this year the next to appear in April. "Parlance" will be on sale in Y-court, Lenoir Hall and a booth in town. "This first issue, and the re action of the students to it, are most important. We seek to make 'Parlance' an institution at UNC, just as the 'Lampoon' is traditionally a part of Har vard," added Silliman. Makes List According to assistant editor Ben Newlin, "Parlance" is pres ently making a tentative list of articles and writers for the sec ond issue. Interested persons are asked to contact, one of the three staff members listed or leave a note on the second floor of the Y. David Grigg, president of the student body, issued the follow ing statement concerning "Par lance:" "The primary purpose IFC Spring Rush Any students interested in going through fraternity ' spring semester rush should leave their names at 206 South Building by noon today. , There will be a meeting of all fraternity rush chairmen at 4:00 p.m. today in Graham Memo rial TV Lounge. All chairmen must be present. i 1 1 Trial Of tirs Fears Of Knowledge About NATO Defense Plana LONDON (UPI) Britain charged in court Tuesday that an espionage ring, head ed by an alleged Soviet master spy who posed as a U.S. Navy officer, stole naval se crets and sped them to Russia over a clandestine radio. The charges, made at the opening of Britain's most sensational spy trial in a dec ade, stirred fears that Russia now knows U.S. and NATO plans for defense against the giant Soviet submarine fleet. Three men and two women were charged in London's Bow Street Court Tuesday morning with passing top secret information to "a foreign power." Attorney General Sir Reginald Manningham-Bul- ler made it clear in his opening prosecution speech the power was Russia. The names of American turn coats William Martin and Ver non Mitchell almost immediate ly were brought into evidence as the spy thriller unfolded with a parade of British secret agents identified only by letters such as "Mr. I." "Fears that vital secrets of Western sea defenses may have been betrayed to Russia cen tered on the fact that two of of college life is to get an edu cation. Moreover, this includes, but goes beyond, the attainment of the college degree. It is im portant that the student increase his intellectual capacity and his desire for knowledge. It is es sential that the student learns to live harmoniously and pro ductively with. His fellow man. The sum total of this should be the objective of the American College student. "This purpose of 'Parlance is largely to take a look at these objectives and to determine how closely they are ahered to by the Carolina student. This mag azine will make an effort to evaluate the Carolina student, his goals and ideals and the in stitution around him. This work deserves our closest con sideration. Perhaps, we as stu dents will be able to see in per spective the Carolina student, and I hope that we may gain a better insight for looking at ourselves." TO ENLARGE CENTER NEW YORK (UPI) Radio Corp. of America has announc ed plans to add 10,000 square feet of space to its Natick, Mass. industrial center as a result of an upsurge of orders for indus trial computers and companion electronic equipment. 4 Ai' James Bryany of North Carolina College, Jonathan Yardley of UNC and special guest Dr. James Cloland, dean of the Duke ChapeL (UNC Photo Lab Photo) Espionage the defendants Ethel Gee, 46, and Henry Houghton, 55 worked at the British navy's top-secret anti-submarine base at Portland. Naval experts said few of the West's strategic anti-submarine defense plans are unknown to Britain. The British are charged under NATO with one of the vital roles, in event of war, in dealing with Russia's fleet of some 450 submarines. The other defendants are Peter Kroger, 50. and his 47-year-old wife Helen, who sell books at suburban Ruislip where the U.S. Third Air Force is headquartered and the alleged mastermind Gordan Lonsdale. Lonsdale carried a Canadian passport but is really a Russian, the attorney general told the court. He said Houghton told police he was recruited for espionage work by a man who identified himself as "Commander Alex ander Johnson, U.S. Navy." "Commander Johnson," the attorney-general testified, ac tually was Lonsdale, who on other occasions posed as a con servative London businessman. The names of Martin, and Mitchell, former U.S. National Security Agency employes en tered the evidence when Man-ningham-Buller told the court of an alleged conversation be tween Lonsdale and Houghton shortly after the Americans dis appeared. "I wonder if this is correct," he quoted Lonsdale as saying. "Yes," he quoted Houghton as replying, "I heard they had gone over." Manningham-Buller told the court that Lonsdale was arrest ed as he took from Miss Gee a package containing secret docu ments on testing of British ships, and film of classified papers giving a detailed descrip tion of ships and equipment. The film, he said, "would be of value to an enemy." The attorney-general said po lice had also found notes in a micro-dot code and an extreme ly powerful portable radio transmitter receiver set up in the Krogers' house at Ruislip. Voice Of Duke, N. C. State Join Carolina On 3 Tapes 'Report On Youth5 Five Carolina students and one professor today par ticipated in three tape-recorded programs for the Voice of America series, "Report on Youth." Panels for each of the programs consisted of students and faculty members from Carolina, Duke, and North Carolina State College. Discussion topics were "The role of athletics in the institution of higher learning," "The quality of teachers in the rising generation of young I people," and "Racial integra tion." "These programs attempt to present to the peoples of the world an informal interchange of ideas," explained Fredrick Bach, producer of the shows. "This series is directed toward youth abroad who face many of the same problems as our youth." Members of the first panel in cluded Dr. James T. Cleland, Dean of the Chapel at Duke, Bob Garda of Duke, Jon Yard ley of Carolina, and James Bry ant of NCC. . , t The second panel cbncornS new educators consisted of Dr Rim ID "They purported to carry on business as booksellers," he said of the Krogers. "Nothing is easier in the course of their business than to send informa tion in the form of microdots attached to the pages of a book posted abroad, having previous ly notified the receiver which page they arc attached to. "There is no doubt they were getting instructions from Mos cow and supplying information by wireless or micro-dot," ha said. N. Y. Publisher To Lecture On Newspaper Facts "Newspaper Facts and Fan cies 1961" will be the subject of Bernard Kilgorc's tonight's Journalism Lecture, slated fcr 8 p.m. in Howell Hall. President and publisher of The Wall Street Journal, Kil- gorc is a Phi Beta Kappa grad uate of Depauw University. After joining The Wall Street Journal in 1929, he worked in the ticker comparison room be fore being appointed Washing ton bureau manager in 1932. He became managing editor in 1941, vice president and gen eral manager in 1942, and was elected president in 1945 at the age of 36. Kilgore is the founder of The Newspaper Fund, Inc., which encourages high school teachers to learn more about journalism through summer school scholar ships at journalism schools. TO SELL SUBSIDIARY SOUTHBRIDGE, Mass. (UPD American Optical Co. an nounced it has entered into a contract with William Gctz Corp. of Chicago for the sale of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Hanau Engineering Co., Inc. of Buffalo. No changes in produc tion or sales arc contemplated as a result of the transfer of ownership. America George Taylor of the history department here, Norton Tcn nillc of UNC, Charlotte Hamlin of Duke, and Cleveland Strick land of NCC. Discussing racial integration on the third panel were Walter Dellinger and Thai Elliot of Carolina, Steve Braswcll of Duke, Lacy Strettcr and Doggie McLasitcr of NCC. Six more programs will be made in this area three at Duke with students and faculty from Duke, UNC and NCC on the panels and three from Ra leigh with panel members from Safe&iaw University and (MQ-elitIS IT'S! Jo!