PI ii ys liiiifl III Vol XV, No. 27 Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, N. C. Thursday, May 3, 1945 Proconian Party To Highlight Festive Day * * * Wildcats To Meet Hillsboro In District Play-Off Game To Begin At Ten In The Morning The long-awaited return game between the Chapel Hill and Hills boro High School baseball teams will be played this Saturday morning at Emerson Field and the contest is scheduled to get un der way at 10:00 A. M. Both teams are eagerly await ing the contest as it will be re membered that the first game played in Hillsboro several weeks ago was declared a tie when Coach E. A. Brown of Hillsboro removed his team from the field in the last of the ninth inning with the score deadlocked at 8-8. As to the probable starting pitchers no announcement has been made as yet by either coach, but it is likely that as far as Chapel Hill is concerned, Coach Bud Stan- bach will start his ace mounds- man, Bernard Lloyd. As previously announced, the winner of the game will earn the (See HILLSBORO, page four) THIS WEEK IN C.H.H.S. May 3—Student Council. May 5 — Proconian Day— Baseball game, Hillsboro— Emerson Field, 10:30 A. M. Proconian Picnic—2:30. Pro conian Dance—9:00-11:30. May 8—Baseball game at Bragtown. May 9—Proconian meeting. Note: Commencement music practice during each homeroom period unless otherwise an nounced from the principal’s office. Proconian Day Saturday, May 5, 1945 10:00 A. M.—BASEBALL GAME—Chapel Hill vs. Hills- boro—Emerson Field—^Winner to face Dunn High School in the State Class “B’’ Semi-finals. 2:30 P. M.-7:00 P. M.—DUTCH PICNIC to be held at Tenney Meadow—Everyone brings their own food and refreshments—Softball and other games to be played. 8:30 P. M.-11:00 P. M.—PROCONIAN DANCE to be held at the Episcopal Parish House—Admission: $.60 per couple; $.75 per stag—Entertainment to be presented. Carroll Offered Pro Contract But Chooses to Stay For a While There comes a time in every man’s life when he must decide between love and money and that time has come for Preston Car- roll, star Chapel Hill first base- man. The first paragraph may be a little confusing, but it all boils down to the fact that said Mr. Carroll has been offered a juicy contract with the Raleigh Capitols of the newly-formed North Caro lina baseball league and now must decide whether to join the Caps or to finish out the season playing for free for Bud Stan- bach. Under the existing rules no one may compete in an amateur and a professional league at the same time. And so said Mr. Carroll must reach an important decision, one that might change his entire life. For the present Pres has decided that he will remain with the Hil- (See CARROLL, page four) S>- GETS OFFER l- 1 -a i” Alumni Notes Andrew Gutierrez was in Chap el Hill on a 10 day leave. He is stationed at Camp Howe, Texas in the Infantry. Picnic To Be Held In The Afternoon The feature event of the festive week-end, the Proconian dance, will get under way promptly at 8:30 P. M. Saturday night, it was announced this week by Proconian entertainment chairman, Venitah Sanders. The event will be the biggest of the entire school year and a large turnout is expected. Site of the dance will be the Episcopal Par ish House which will be especially decorated for the occasion. Highlight of the evening will be the floor show to be held during the dance. Features of this show will be a jam session, a trio, and a torch song by Hilda (Something (See PARTY, page four) Thomas Takes Over As Science Teacher Miss Mary Thomas, former stu dent teacher from the University, took over last Friday the post va cated by Mrs. Bill Whitehouse on April 13. Miss Thomas will teach biology, physics, and social studies. A major in science at UNC, she graduated in March, 1945. She student-taught under Mrs. White- house, and has been teaching in a public school in Baltimore since graduation. A popular coed at UNC, “Tom my” was recalled to CHHS by a telegram from Supt. Honeycutt, who was frantically trying to find a substitute for Mrs. Whitehouse. Mrs. Whitehouse has gone to Florida with her husband, who has been reassigned to active duty in the Army Air Corps.