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THE DAILY TJVR HEEL
Friday, February 24, 1231
"This Little Kid's Got A Big Guy With Him??
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February 24, 1961
Volume LXIX, Number 106
More On The Merchants Association;
Kemp's And The Dairy Bar Speak Out
i- The refusal of the Merchants
Association to allow the Campus
Chest Auction Committee to so
licit contributions from local busi
nesses does not seem to have
aroused much negative comment
among the proprietors of those
establishments. If this is the case,
we gather that the town of Chapel
Hill approves of the decision as
Are we to believe that Chapel
Hill merchants did their good deed
for the year when they plied fresh
men with worthless gifts in Orien
tation Week's "Merchants Day"?
po the crusty old stalwarts who
rake in their dues from the local
merchants every year think this is
"Merchants Day" is nothing
more than a thinly disguised means
of duping unsuspecting freshmen
into believing that the merchants
are their undying friends and
benefactors; yet this latest action
lends considerable . doubt to that
supposition. The throwaway pen
cils and blotters generously hand
ed out in the folksy little booth on
Franklin Street are merely come
ons urging large . charge accounts
arid regular business."
- We suggest that the notion that
Chapel Hill merchants have a
stranglehold on student business
has all the potential of being a
rriyth; there are stores every bit
as good if not better in Durham,
Raleigh, Greensboro and Char
lotte. Mail order departments in
New York, Washington, Philadel
phia and Chicago are more than
willing to assume the burden of
disposing of our extra cash for us.
There is nothing so secure about
Chapel' Hill's business life that it
cannot afford to pay occasional
homage to the people that have
made it possible the students. We
do not intend to be self-righteous
about our importance to the local
economy, and we do not intend to
be selfish or pig-headed. We do,
However, intend to see that we are
respected instead of trampled
upon, and that our business is
treated with politeness, not the
rude matter-of-factness that we
have come to associate with so
many of the local entrepreneurs
and their establishments.
There are at least two merchants
in Chapel Hill who do not hold to
the above stated views, and who
are not happy about the attempts
of the Merchants Association to
interfere in their private affairs.
Kemp Battle Nye, proprietor of
Kemp's Record Shop, is a man who
likes to walk his own path and
mind his own business. This let
ter, which we received yesterday,
bears out that fact:
To the Editor:
Kemp's will be most happy
to donate merchandise for the
Campus Chest Auction. We re
gret that the Merchants Asso
ciation has voiced their nega-
tive opinion without consult
ing the businesses of Chapel
Later yesterday afternoon, we
received a phone cal from Frank
Ambrosio, Kemp's next door neigh
bor and proprietor of the Dairy
Bar. "I certainly am going to con
tribute to the auction," he said.
"Students are my bread and but
ter and I'm strictly behind them.
This Association decision was as
unfair as it could be."
Two merchants have spoken out
against the ruling of the Associa
tion. That they spoke so quickly
may indicate why they are so
popular with their student cus
tomers. They are exercising not
only courage but also good busi
ness sense. You don't take a man's
money and then slap him in the
Will the rest of Franklin Street
follow their lead? We will be very
interested to' see.
A Chance To Say 'Thanks'
Today the students and towns
people of Chapel Hill are being
given a chance to say "thank you"
.to a man who has given them a
great deal in many ways.
The man, of course, is Frank Mc
Guire. The occasion is the joint
pep rally being held this afternoon
in Woollen Gymnasium. The rea
sons for attending are manifold,
Frank McGuire is one of the few
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Chapel WIL'-N.-.C. ' ' '
collegiate basketball coaches who
is renowned for treating his play
ers as human beings. The kindness
and consideration he has shown
them are legendary.
His interest in good sportsman
ship has been, demonstrated time
and again not only by the many
times he has requested U.N.C.
crowds to contain themselves but
also by the very manner in which
he conducts himself as a public
His ability as a coach is unques
tioned. Perhaps there is no man in
this country better equipped to
guide the fortunes of a basketball
team. The outstanding records of
the teams he has coached here are
testimony to his capabilities.
His reserved, gentlemanly con
duct has time and again been a
source of pride for the entire Uni
versity community. The manner
in which he conducts himself on
and off the court reflects with great
credit upon all of us.
Now we must give him, at least
in part, our thanks. The rally is a
good idea, and has been well
planned. We hope that every stu
dent who can be in Woollen Gym
nasium this afternoon will come
to express, his: personal thanks to
a fine Chapel Hillian.
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!!Happy days are here again"
Speakeasies "Free beer for all!"
: prohibition "Who cares? I
hear tHey're" gonna' make it legal
again, anyway!!" "The war is
over! The 'war is over! The
war js over!" Sounds one might
have heard in 1918. Yes, though
the' years of war were black for
all now at long last, it was over!
There, was peace on earth!! At last
Tic" had been killed!! All was
worth the sacrifice, for we had
won the final war with him!! He
Amid all the rejoicing- and
gaiety, faint rumblings could be
heard coming from Germany
from the 'confines of a prison cell
by a man everyone thought to
be harmless. ' . After all the
war to end all wars was ended!
We had won We had killed him
forever! Yes forever!
September 1, 1939 . . . "Great
Britain went to war against Ger
many today. Twenty-fiye years
and 30 days from the time she
entered the war of 1914, against
the same enemy . . . France is
expected to follow suit within
the hour . . ." But . . . How could
this be? He was supposed to be
dead! Dead from the Great War!
That was the biggest mistak
ened thought we ever made, as
we finally realized while listen
ing to the radio on a clear Sun
day in December . . . Elmer Davis
had the responsibility of an
nouncing to the audience that
day . . . "We interrupt this pro
gram to bring you a special news
"Drill, Drill Goes Doctor Jones';. -r It Sez In The Bocfc
Among things that I really de
test Richard Nixon, State Col
lege, Barry Goldwater, and the
Ku Klux Klan I must list some
thing that you're all familiar
with: Going to the dentist.
.Going to the dentist is espe
cially bad if you have to wait
for your turn . in a room filled
with terrified tots. The little ones
can cry, fling fits, and do all sorts
of natural things to let off steam,
but you can't relieve your ten
sions that way if you're over
twenty. All; you can do is sit and
wring your clammy hands and
stop up your ears and hope for
I was chewing my fingernails
in my dentist's waiting room this
week when in walked a trouser
clad young suburbanite with her
three boys. All of them were
more or less the same age about
eight or nine. I got ready for the
whining and the pouting . . . but
nothing happened. True, the boys
looked a little skeptical, but cer
tainly not scared. One of them
"Mommy," he toothed at her,
"you promised to read- us a
"Yes, darling," she said, as she
searched her handbag. "Here it
is." Her boys gathered around
her. She started to read.
It was one of these kiddies'
educational story books. It was
called, of all things, "A Trip to
the Dentist." God, I thought, what
a way to torture a helpless child!
Their mommy read very dis
tinctly so I could hear every
word. "Nurse Turner laid out the
pretty steel picks on the clean
porcelain shelf so Doctor Jones
could start to work," went the
"He explained to Johnny that
he had to use the drill so he
, could grind out the decayed part
of the tooth. 'What's that air hose
for, Doctor Jones?' asked John
ny. 'That dries off your tooth,
Johnny,' said Doctor Jones, 'so
I can tell what part is decayed."
And on and on this she-devil
went, with her tale of good old
Doctor Jones and Nurse Turner
and their pretty picks and drills
and fillings and air hoses and
things like that.
Then came what I consider a
classic example of understate
ment: "WHIRR! WHIRR! went the
drill." ' . ' v '
Now as far as I'm concerned,
that's about like saying "SIZ
ZLE! SIZZLE! went the electric
Letters to the Editor:
McGuire, Americanism... Merit Comment
To The Editor:
Throughout the year we have
read your editorials closely
sometimes in agreement, some
times not but always in admira
tion of a man who will state his
honestly formed convictions
touching on sensitive and impor
tant issues. By now you are
familiar with the storm of op
position which greets all men
who dare to speak their mind in
a delicate situation. This exper
ience, we hope, will prompt you
to support another man of cour
age and principle who, after de
porting himself perfectly through
the most trying period of his
coaching career, has been pushed
to the limit of his patience and
has spoken out in just anger
against the attackers of his own
good name and that of the Uni
versity. We, of course, refer to our head
basketball coach, Mr. Frank Mc
Guire. There are some who at
tack him as a hothead who
speaks before he thinks. There
are others among our own ranks
who feel that even though he is
right, he should remain silent.
Well, there are many here at
Carolina who disagree with both
these views and are tired of re
Mr. McGuire is an intelligent
man much too intelligent to
either make false accusations
against such high officials as Mr.
Weaver and Mr. Cameron or to
be unaware of the storm of con
troversy which his statement
would arouse. He felt that this
last in a long line of incidents
(the little donnybrook in Dur
ham Feb. 4) and the resulting
penalties, was just too great an
injustice to stand unchallenged.
He felt, and there are many of us
who agree, that silence would
imply not only serious guilt
where it did not exist, but per
haps even cowardice. Frank Mc
Guire felt that his ballplayers and
his school, as well as himself, had
been forced into a position where
further retreat was impossible.
Many will disagree that is
their prerogative. The easiest
thing for Mr. McGuire to have
done would have been to follow
present University policy of
"noble submission." He chose
rather to speak "as a man who
will put his record as a coach, as
a man, and as a gentleman against
anybody's (Charlotte Observer).
This was the difficult course
taken hot by a hothead, but by
a highly intelligent, thoughtful
man. We are tired of seeing
Frank McGuire and Carolina
abused by newspaper writers
with half the facts and preju
diced views. We hope that you
will join us in our support of Mr.
To The Editor:
Concerning Mr. Pace's letter to
the Editor of Feb. 19, in which
he expressed disagreement with
my own "Unpopular Reflections"
of Feb. 8, I shall try to clear up
what seem to be a few misinter
pretations. Firstly, I certainly don't claim
to be an authority on Cuba, Rus
sia, America, or any place else.
The purpose of my article was
not to sugar-coat Mr. Castro's
and Mr. Khrushchev's manners,
or necessarily sanction their po
litical and economic policies, but
rather to put into question the
general non-reflective, ethnocen
tric attitudes of the American
people and throw a few verbal
hand grenades at McCarthyism.
Admittedly, I am ignorant of
what's jeally going on in Cuba
and Russia, but so is the greater
per cent of the American people.
This, I feel, is dtie to our own
propaganda machine which tends
to strain facts through a red,
white and blue filter before they
reach our ears. It is not this
country which I wish to criticize,
it is this country's filter. The
American people seem to have
their values spoon-fed; the ques
tion of whether or not these
values are right or wrong must
be dealt with after one has asked
of himself, "Is r my ' mind ' as un
biased and free from nationalistic
pr;de as possible?" Pride in one's
homeland can be a very fine
thing so long as it doesn't breed
dogmatic ignorance toward a
neighbor's home be his home
dirty or clean.
What's wrong with being an.
American? Why, Mr. Pace I say
there's absolutely nothing wrong
with being an American. T am
truly grateful that I happen "to
dwell here. But neither is( there
anything wrong with being a
Frenchman, a Swiss, a Cuban, ari
African, an Indian, a Russian, a
Swede, or anybody else for that
matter when taken in these broad
terms. We must not let our hatred
for another country's economic
and political system turn into
hatred for them as men.
In short, our problem, as I see
it, is not "foreign power" enslave
ment, but self -enslavement. The
U.S. is so' busy watching for out
side threats, she is gradually be
coming more incapable of view
ing herself in a dynamic, objec
tive light. A man who" refuses to
look in the mirror while shav
ing, runs the risk of cutting his
own throat It is the job of our
Un-American Activities Com
mittee to stop the use of all mirrors.
chair" or "BOOM! BOOM! went
the atomic bomb" or "CRUMBLE!
CRUMBLE! went the earth
quake." Soon it was time for me to go
on in and' get my preliminary
shot of novocain.
1 CRACK! CRACK! went the
dentist's pick in my poor molar.
HISS! HISS! went his trusty
little air hose.
WHIRR! WHIRR! went his
AIEEE! 'MORE NOVOCAIN!
And so on. I'm a real chal
lenge' in the dentist's chair. The
yellow streak up my back lights
up like neon when his gleaming
drill 'starts to go WHIRR!
But at least I know what to
expect wfyen I go. I know it's
not going to be any picnic. Can
you imagine what" a brutal shock
those kids" were" in for after their
mommy fed them all that crap
about sweet Nurse Turner and
lovable Doc Jones and all the
pretty instruments of torture?
These little educational books
are going to make our country
a nation full of unsuspecting,' dis
illusioned idealists if we don't
watch out. ' And what we cur
rently need are hardboiled real
ists who know what's coming off.
Let's do something about these
juvenile propaganda items.
We can start off by picketing
all the stores that sell them.
bulletin . . . The Japanese have
attacked Pearl Harbor, Hawaii,
by air . . . President Roosevelt
has just announced. The attack
was also made on all naval and
military installations on Oahu."
All the yelling, joking, and
music couldn't drown out the
fact that he was still alive not
only could we hear him, but feci
him breaking down our back
Once again we joined the world
and put on helmets, carried guns,
and went into the darkness to
face and kill this evil monster.
. . . Bombs burst over many
lands ' and peoples . . . Ration
stamps were commonplace. . .
Thousands of Americans never
came back from the darkness.
Then" . . . The announcement all
had been waiting for . . . "Today,
Japan surrendered the war is
over!!" . . . People were tired
from battle!! But now, at long
last, perhaps he had been stop
ped!! Yes, at last . . . maybe he
had been stopped.
Music was once again on
everyone's lips . . . "Enjoy your
self, Enjoy yourself (the words
went) . . . It's later than you
think . . .!" It was later than
anyone thought . . .
The announcement came this
time, from our island ally . . .
"From the Baltic to the Black
Sea an IRON CURTAIN has
descended . . ." It had been less
than four months since our allies
and us had fought in the same
camp . . . Now our allies had
moved to another camp. Yes, tor
all our efforts, he was still alive!!
This time his voice came from our
Only a few years later . . .
"The Communist Chinese have
crossed the 38th parallel, and ad
vanced into South Korea . . ."
Yes, he was very much alive!!
His handiwork proved that!!
Once again peoples fought peo
ples. . . After a while peace was
declared and our boys returned
. home ... Confident, that, even
though he wasn't killed, at least
he had a stumbling block placed"
before him ...
Yet in 1957, an announcement
came from the camp in the East
Your grandchildren will
grow up under Communism . . .
under Communism!!!" The mon
ster hadn't been killed by all the
many wars!!! He wasn't even
slowed down! He was still alive
and advancing his ideas around
the world . . .
At least Americans were con
soled by the feeling that the mon
ster hadn't entered this country
and begun to spread his doctrine
about . . . But for all our thoughts
the rumblings caused by the
monster could be heard in our
land . . . our land of free and
equal people . . . Rumblings in
our own land? How could this
be? . . . Yet, there it was ... In
Little Rock ... In New Orleans
. . . and; and even in Chapel
Hill . . .
Yes, at last the monster has
arrived in our country . . . The
monster Hate has at last reached
our shores and walks among us.
Will hate conquer us as he
has so many peoples around the
world, or can we kill him this
Chapel Hill A fter Dark
With Davis 33. Young
Both campus political parties
have ignored a "basic responsi
bility in 'not endo'rsirig a candi
date for' Editor" of The Daily Tar
Heel, when ' a competent indi
vidual offered himself for such
It is sheer folly that organiza
tions claiming to have a political
orientation should shirk a duty
to put the stamp' of approval on
a political; candidate. What is the
fear: Is it one that the paper will
become a ' house organ for the
Student Party or that the chair
man of the' 'University Party will
dictate editorial policy?
The campus looks to these two
organizations for leadership" in
politica affairs. When they fai
to provide it they fail the cam
pus. Any candidate who is quali
fied for a' position and who ap
pears tq 'hi the best man avail
able should be supported to the
What the Student Party and
the University Party fail to real
ize is that they endorse a DTH
editorship candidate, he does not
Philip Fralej WANTED: One presidential
candidate for the Student Party.
Monday, we had a chat with
lacrosse enthusiast Les Sutorius,
who's busy lobbying for his cause
with Athletic Dept. powers.
The sport, first organized here
four years ago, is apparently
making no headway down at the
gym, despite new equipment and
a successful record in past years.
With over 40 prospective lacrosse
players on campus, it seems a
shame nothing is being done.
What about it, Athletic Dept.?
How about ceasing the run
around? And speaking of athletics, Spero
at ' the Goody Shop claims he's
"farmed out Peppy Callahan to
Frank "McGuire for about 10
Callahan and Lou Brown are
the two new faces on the Caro
lina squad. Brown has been re
sponsible for important baskets
in the past two years, but had
not played this year till joining
the team for the N. C. State game
last Wednesday. Callahan and
Brown both saw action in Char
lotte over the weekend.