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    EVERETT LECTURES
7:30 P. M.
GERHARD HALL
s TAR HEEL MEETING
9:00 P.M.
NEW WEST
VOLUME XXXIV
CHAPEL HILL,. N. C, TUESDAY, APRIL 18, 1926
NUMBER 70
Chappejil Elected Student
Body Head On First Vote
HEAVY MAJORITY
Madry Elected Editor of TAR
HEEL by Comfortable
Margin.
MAMMOTH MACHINE WON
Ran Roughshod Over Smaller Combine
Elections Took Place Before
Easter Recess.
S. CJ. Chappell, of Belvldere, was
elected president of the University of
North Carolina student body by an over
whelming majority in the election held
on April 1, preceding the Easter recess.
Out of a field of five candidates he polled
sufficient votes on the first round to give
him the presidency. .
A Big Surprise
The election of Chappell was expected
and generally predicted on the campus.
Out it was thought that a second vote
would have to be taken in order to give
him a clear majority. It was a great
surprise to many students when the final
count showed that the four other candi
dates in the field had not polled heavily
enough to necessitate a second round
The officoal count of votes gave Chap
pell 653, Williams 341, Thomas 14, Sides
62 and Fred Parker 26.
In the hotly contested race for the
editorship of the Ta Heel, J. T. Madry,
of Scotland Neck, defeated Luther N.
Byrd, of Mount" Airy with 702 votes
against 635. Madry was the nominee of
the board and had served on the paper
both as a reporter and as managing edi
tor. Byrd had acted as sporting editor
of the paper.
Mammoth Machine Won
The vote east in the election was the
greatest In the history of the University,
over twelve hundred students having per
sonally filed into the voting booths and
cast a ballot. . The election was held un
der the Australian system and a free-for-all
collecting of votes in the dormi
tories was prevented.
The elimination of this election evil
however, did not cripple machine poli
tics,. The, greatest machine ever formed
here got under way within a remarkably
short time before the election and swept
everything before it. The fight devel
oped into one between a small and large
machine and, of course, the latter won.
Time Ripe for It
The carefully nurtured machine of the
regular Carolina type which had been
oiled at and greased upon since early in
the year was, no match for the beautiful
(Continued on page four)
CHASE ADDRESSES
WINSTON ALUMNI
First of Series of Similar Talks
To Alumni Groups.
INDIVIDUAL ATTENTION
President's Keynote is Individuality of
Students Here.
President H. W. Chase recently ad
dressed the alumni of Winston-Sulem at
their annual- banquet. This address
was the first of a series of similar talks
which he intends to deliver to alumni
groups in the larger cities of the state
with the purpose of Implanting vthe Uni
versity in the center of state life. He
is to .speak In Asheville, April 21; Hick
ory, April 23? High Point, April 26;
Wilmington, May 6; and in Charlotte
about May 7.
Dr. Chase chose as the key note of his
speech the Individual attention which
the University gives to its students. He
declares that as much personal considera
tion is shown to the 2,800 now in the in
stitution as was formerly shown to the
much smaller student body of 600.' "It
Is not an Institution," he said '"where
men are fed into a hopper and turned
out machine-like without regard to in
dividuality." Prom the idea of individual services
rendered by the University he passed on
to the numerous state services. He felt
that the University was essential to the
solving pf state problems because of Its
undeniable influence on progressive de
velopment. This Is best being done by
nationalizing intellectual life In the same
manner that industry has been na
tlonlaed. In regard to this subject he
said, "We must measure things not by
,h 'Best in the South' but by the 'Best
W the Nation'. If the, University exem
plifies the New South and serves it as
't did the old, It will be because it does
exemplify the best in the Nation." As
statistical evidence of the Universities
Progressive spfrlt and position of promln
(Continued on pagt three)
CLASS ELECTIONS
HOTLY CONTESTED
Red Smith and Kike Kyser Fail
To Get Majority.
FRESHMAN , RACE CLOSE
Kelly Wins Over Ferrell for Presi
dency of Rising Juniors.
The election of the officers for the
three classes, Rising Senior Class, "Rising
Junior Class and Rising Sophomore Class
were in most cases hotly contested. In
two of the offices, the president of the
Senior class and Student council repre
sentative for the rising Junior' class,
there was a majority of the votes cast
and a second election to determine the
winner of these offices will be held soon.
Definite announcement as to the date of
the next contest will be announced in
the Tar Heel as soon as it is agreed upon
by the election officiuls.
Like the general election the class af
fairs were not devoid of politics. The
two machines functioned a little more
evenly, although there seemed to be some
what of a slackening of interest in those
offices. The contest for the positions was
considerably closer in most cases, being
won by the margin of two ballots in two
distinct instances.
Senior Class
For president of the rising senior class
there were four candidates, Red Smith,
Kike Kyser, T. E. Clemmons and Zack
Owens. Kyser and Smith ran highest
and neither having a majority it will be
necessary to hold a further ballot to de
termine the winner. J. J. McMurray de
feated Duncan Elgin for the vice-presidency
by a comfortable magin. Zack
Williams was elected secretary and
treasurer and Ad Warren claimed a
heavy poll over Johnny Graham for rep
resentative on the student council.
The Tar Heel is unable to publish the
exact count in the senior elections be
cause Bob Sides could hofbe located
yesterday afternoon by the rejiorter.
Rising Junior Class
Walter Kelly polled a wide margin of
votes over his rival, Billy Ferrell, for the
presidency of the rising Junior class.
The count in this ballot was Kelly 199;
Ferrell 128. Artie Newcombe barely
nosed out J. W. Crew 168-184 for the
vice-presidency. Norwood Carroll rode
roughshod over Bill Wiley for secretary,
the count being 177-141. Tom Young
was the nominee for treasurer. ; In the
contest for the student council represent
ative no candidate polled a majority.
Core and Lipscombe had pluralities over
Norman Block and Ben Eaton. The date
for the runoff has not yet been set be
cause Manly Williamson, president of
the class, has not returned to school
since Easter. The ballots cast for the
Student Council office were as follows:
Core 117, Lipscombe 94, Block 73,-Eaton
forty.
Rising Sophomore Class
Henry Satterfield was the only nominee
for president of the class and polled a
total of 368 votes. Charley Thomas drew
an even couple of hundred votes to win
the vice-presidency over Samuel Wade
who trailed with 170. For secretary
Charles Wood nosed out Clyde Eby
182-174. For treasurer Walter Brown
won from George' Lockhart by two votes
179-177. And in the race for student
councilman the office was also decided
by a margin of two votes, Donald Mc
Rae winning from Harry Schwartz 184
182. ", '. V,.., ':-y.
J. PLUVIUS WILL HOLD
COMMAND THIS WEEK
V ' ' '''
Annual High School Week is Once
Again Ushered in With Custo
mary Ceremonial Libations.
With the opening of the annual high
school week Jupiter Pluvius has appeared
on the scene with his usual promptness
and begun the initiatory rites with his
customary ceremonial libations. Indicat
ions at present are that he will hpld
swa ythroughout the week.
For about 10 years at this regularly
recurring time when the pretty high
school lassies and the young aspirants
In the art of Demosthenes have gathered
together here in forensic competition for
the Aycock cup, they have, been greeted
with torrents of rain and seas of mud
that would tinge the soul of Hinton
James with envy. The fairer members
of the argumentive troupe have had to
don galoshes or assume the appearance
' (Conini on page four)
PHILOSOPHER TO
SPEAK TONIGHT
Professor Walter G. Everett, of
Brown University, Here.
IS NOTED LECTURER
Will ' Speak on "The Philosophy of
Tragedy" in Gerrard Hall at 7:30.
Professor Walter G. Everett, head of
the department of Philosophy at Brown
University for the past thirty years, will
lecture here tonight at 7:30 in Gerrard
Hall on "The Philosophy of Tragedy," It
has been announced.
Professor Everett Is widely known to
the academic puclic, his treutise Moral
Virtue, a recognized treutise on ethics
having gained for him a national repu
tation. It has received praise from stu
dents of philosophy both in Great Brit
ain and America. ' He is also the author
of various articles and reviews, among
which is an early one entitled Arhtotle
an a Gentleman"
The learned professor was formerly
president of the eastern branch of the
American Philosophical association, and
in the year 1922 delivered the minimi
presidential address on "The Problem of
Progress." During- a year's leave of
President Faunce of Brown's, Prof.
Everett wasracting president of the in
stitution, and at the last meeting of the
International Congress of Philosophers
in Paris he was present and took an
active part in the discussion.
During his tenure of the philosophical
chair at Brown Professor Everett has
been noted throughout the student-body
for the clarity and humanity of his teach
ing, for the seriousness with which he
took the ethical and religious problems
of our time, and . the moderation and
breadth with which he handled them.
His classes have been large but never
(Continued on pagt four)
HI SCHOOL WEEK
BEGINS THURSDAY
Debating; v Tennis and Track
" Events are to be Featured."1
BAN ON DANCES
ENDS THIS WEEK
Terpsichorean Activities Re
sumed After Being Halted
Last Thanksgiving.
GRAIL DANCE SATURDAY
Alpha Kappa Psi and Sigma Nu Fra
ternity Give Dances This Week.
ONLY 69 HIGH SCHOOLS
Fourteenth Annual High School Week
In Chapel Hill Meet in Y Wed
nesday Night.
The fourteenth annual high school week
will begin on Thursday, April 15th. The
first event to take place will be a meet
ing of all entrants in the tennis tourna
ment at the V. M. C. A. . Wednesday
night at nine, o'clock. .-.r . " .-
The events will be divided intov three
sections: debate, tennis, and track. In
terest in the occasion has been great
and all indications point to a very suc
cessful ' affair. "
Preliminaries in the debates have nar
rowed down the contestants to 69 high
scools. Each of these schools will send
four debaters. The schools ileft In the
race are: Ahoskie, Altumahaw-Ossippe,
Angier, Atlantic, Aurelian Springs, Beth
el Hill, Biltmore, Black Creek, Bunn,
Candor, Cherryville, Churchland, Clark
ton, Clearmont, Copeland, Collowhee,
Drexel, Eagle Springs, Fayetteville, Glen
wood, Grace, Greenville, Hamlet, Hayes
ville, Henderson, Huntersville, Indian
Trail, Jackson Springs, Jamestown, King,
Leggett, Lenoir, Liberty, Long Creek
Grady, Marshville, Mount Airy,. Mount
Holly, Mount Olive, Moyock, Newell,
North Brook, Oak Ridge, Old Town,
Oriental, Pantego, Pilot Mountain, Pros
pect, Reidsville, Ruffin, Rutherfordton
Spindale, St. Pauls, Sand Hill, Sanford,
Shelby, Sherrills Ford, Sparta, States
ville, Tabor, Tryon, Vanceboro, Virginia
Carolina, Waco, Walnut, West Durham,
Wilen, Winston-Salem, Beulahvijle, Mur
phy, and Mocksville. .
The track meet will begin on Friday
morning at ten o'clock1 fit which time
the field events and heats for the track
events, will be run off. The finals will
take place Friday afternoon at . two
o'clock. The following schools have en
tered: Atkinson, Burlington, Cary, Char
lotte, Fayetteville, Fremont, Greensboro,
High Point, Marshville, Reidsville, Roa
noke Rapids, Salisbury, Sparta States
ville, Vanceboro, Wilmington, Winston
Salem. A preliminary meeting In the tennis
tournument will be held Wednesday night
at the Y. M. C. A. at 9:00 o'clock when
all the contestants will meet to decide
on their opponents for the following day.
Play will start on Thursday. It will
last through Friday. The schools which
have entered the tennis tournament are:
Asheville, Bethel Hill, Burlington, Can
ton, Chapel Hill, Charlotte, Fayetteville,
Hendersonville, Greensboro, Kernersville,
'(Continued on page three)
.- The lifting of the ban placed on dances
in the vicinity of Chapel Hill immediate
ly following Thanksgiving will be cele
brated by- a dance given by Alpha Tau
chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi, National
Commerce Fraternity, at Carolina Inn
Friday evening, April 10th. The Tar
sonlan orchestra, composed of a recently
organized group of Carolina students,
has been engaged for the occasion. The
orchestra filled numerous dates during
Easter Holidays, and has already estab
lished a creditable name for itself. The
dance will last from nine to one, and
admission may be obtained only by card.
Saturday morning the Inn will be the
scene of a morning dance given by the
Carolina chapter of Sigmu Nu. Danc
ing will be from eleven to two with ad
mission by invitation.
Foremost among the attractions for
Saturday afternoon will be the Carolina-Duke
ball game.
Saturday night the order of the Grail
will bud forth for the first time in many
moons. This dance is expected to draw
a multitude of visitors, and along with
the other social events of the week-end,
should prove highly, successful.
It is probable that the campus will be
graced by a choice assortment of femin
ine visitors through the endeavors of the
Sigma Nu fraternity, plans having been
completed by the members of the chap
ter for a house party in honor of visit
ing girls from many of the, favorite
girls' schools of the South. ' 1
GAMECOCK GAME
HERE TOMORROW
Poyner Likely to Start Off For
The Tar Heels.
Duncan's Tar Heel
Had Mediocre Trip
During Holiday s
SOUTH CAROLINA STRONG
No Shifts Made by Duncan in Line-up
0 of the Varsity. "'''
The Universities of the two Carolinas
will line-up in action against each other
tomorrow afternoon- on Emerson Field
when the Gamecocks come here for a
game with the "Duke" Duncan's Tar
Heels. This game promises to be one
of the best and hardest fought contests
of the season and should be witnessed
by a large crowd.
"i." Although the Tar Heels met with sev
eral reverses on their northern trip,
they are not the least bit discouraged
and will go on the field tomorrow after
noon ..with blood in their eyes. South
Carolina has one of the best teams this
year that has ever represented the Co
lumbia institution and are coming here
confident of carrying the bacOn back to
their state. They defeated "Chick"
Doak's . State College aggregation last
Saturday by the overwhelming score of
12-1, demonstrating a powerful attack
both on the offense and on the defense.
It is not known who Coach Duncan
will start on the hillock in tomorrow's
contest, but it is highly probable that
"Bill" Poyner will get the assignment.
Although the big right-hander met with
several set-backs on the northern trip,
it is expected that he will come through
tomorrow. Should he fail to deliver the
goods, Coach Duncan will have Sapp,
Westmoreland, Fulcher, and Whisnant
to send to the mound. Sapp and Fulcher
both pitched in several games on the trip
and showed up well, and it Is highly pro
bable that they will get a chance to dis
play their wares in the game with South
Carolina tomorrow. Sharpe will pro
bably get the catching asignmcnt with
Green being held .in reserve. 'Either
Captain Jones or Dodderer will cavort
around the initial station while Bob
Sides will be seen In action at the key
stone sack. At the shortfleld position
will be found either "Moose" Tenney or
Jonas, while at the hottforncr will be
seen either Webb or Jones. The out
field combination will probably be the
same, with, Young, Hatley, and Mackie.
CARD OF THANKS
My family Joins-me in thanking, most
sincerely, the student body of the Uni
versity, the faculty, townspeople of
Chapel Hill, and others for their kind
ness and words of, comfort given during
the bereavement of the family following
the tragic death of 'my father, J. C. 1).
McNatt, Tuesday, March SO, 1926.
Tar Heel Staff
To Meet Tonight
There will be a meeting of the
Tar Hkm, staff in the office to
night at 9 o'clock. All members of
the present staff are requested to
be present ' as several mutters, of
importance will be taken up. Al
though no . definite men have been
picked the following liuve done
outstanding work in the try-outs
for the new stuff und are requested
to attend the meeting: H. L. Mer
' mitte, F. L. Sniith, J. R. DeJour
nette," J. W. Moore, Thad M.
Reece, T. W. Johnson, W S.
Spearman, John II. Anderson, H.
C. Lay, Mutt Evans, J. P. Pret
low, J. E. Cogglns, R. R. McCon
nell, W. D. Perry, J. A. Spruill,
Jr., Wulter Creech, William H.
Windley. .
CINDERMENMAKE
SPLENDID RECORD
Wins From Washington & Lee,
South Carolina and Davidson.
ALSO WINS IN ATLANTA
Takes Three First Places, One Sec
ond, and One Third.
While the majority of the Carolina
students were enjoying themselves, dur
ing the Easter Holidays, the Tar Heel
track team was striving hard to win
laurels for" their school, and Couch Fet
zer's men succeeded admirably, winning
from Washington and Lee, South Caro
lina, and Davidson by overwhelming,
scores and winning three first places,
one second, and one third place at the
Georgia Tech Relays in Atlanta. .
On the Friday that school was dismiss
ed , for , the holidiiys, the Washington
and Lee team was defeated by the Tar
Heel trackmen by the overwhelming
scoi of 88 to 38 in a meet which was
featured by the record breaking time
made by. McPherson in the 100-yard
dash. . When the pistol cracked, he jump
ed into the lead and increased his speed
all the time, he mude the distance in
the remarkable time of 9.8 seconds, thus
breaking the record which was held
jointly by him and Byrum, of State Col
lcge However, this' will not go down offi
cially as a state record because it wus
not made In a state championship meet,
but it will go down as a University rec
ord. ', - - '
The two mile run was alse a thriller
for the crowd, Henderson, miming for
Carolina made one of tliemost beau
ful runs ever witnessed on Emerson
Field. In the last 440 yurds he made a
remarkable spurt and finished yards in
front of Daniels, his team-mnte, and
Vance, of Washington and Lee, Galen
Elliott, the Carolina miler, also clip
ped three seconds from his former time.
Below Is a summery of the meet:
, Summary of. Events
100-yard dash McPherson (Caro
lina) first; Mi bank (Washington und
Lee) second; Summcrson (Washington
and Lee) third. Time 9.8 seconds.
(Continued on' page four)
TAR BABIES" MEET
DURE FROSH TODAY
WIN 2 OUT OF 6
Takes Game From Lehigh and
Virginia Techmen During
Trip.
OLD DO mTnTo N W INS, 7-S
Davidson, Maryland, and Catholic
, University Also Hand Duncanites
Small End of Scores.
The Tar Heel baseballerg returned to
the "Hill" Sunday after a rather disas
trous 'invasion of Virginia, the District
of Columbia and Maryland. Coach Dun
can's men pluyed six games on the trip
during the holidays, winning two and
dropping four. The Lehigh University
nine and the Virginia Techmen fell vic
tims to the slugging bats of the Cara
liniuns, while the Tor Heel hurlers held
the opposing batters down to the little
end of the bingle barrel.
The four games dropped were to the
Duvidson Wildcats, the Catholic Univer
sity outfit, the Old Liners of Maryland,
the Virginia Cavaliers. The Wildcats
and the Catholic triumphed over the
Duncanites by one point margins, but
the other two games were dropped by
bigger scores. One game with the Unl-
Lehigh Defeated in Slugfeat
Through nine hectic frames of the
spring pastime the Tar Heels battled the
Lehigh tosscrs in High Point on Satur
day before Easter, with the Carolin
ians emerging victor by the count of 11
and 10. The Sultan of Swat waved his
wand over Welch Field that afternoon,
and the two teams garnered a total of
twenty-three safe hits off the delivery
of "the opposing pitchers. Fourteen oj
the bingles were chalked up to the Tar
Heels credit, with the three of them go
ing for three bases. A smashing double
by Bob Sides, with the score tied In the
ninth, drove Shurpe &Hoss the- rubber
with the winning run. ! ,
Westmoreland and Poyner kept the
Pennsylvanians eating out of their hands
during practically the entire contest, and
ullowed the Tar Heels to bat out the
win. The fielding of both teams was
erractic, with the Tar Heels chalking up
five bobbles against a half dozen for the
northerners. Sides, Jones, Webb, and
Sharpe were the leading batters for the
Tar Heels, with two hits each, while
(Continued on page three)
QUINLAN ISSUES
WRESTLING CALL
Spring Training for Wrestling
Candidates to Begin Next
Monday.
TRAIN FOR THREE WEEKS
Tar Heel Grapplers Prepare for An
other Championship Next Season.
Second Game of the Season. Visting
Team Has Slight Edge on
Local Aggregation. "
Coach "Hunt" Lowe's Tar Babies will
play their second game of the season
this afternoon when they line-up in ac
tion against "Ikey" .Taylor's strong
Duke freshman nine. The Deilettes have
been going like a house afire this season
and are coming to the "Hill'i confident
of defeating the Carolina Frosh.
The Little Blue Devils have the edge
over the Carolina yearlings inasmuch as
they have been going through strenuous
work-outs for the post several days, while
the Tar Babies have had no 'practice for
over a week. However, Coach Lowe Is
confident that his men will be in prime
conditoin this afternoon and that his
protagers will emerge victorious over the
visiting frosh.
(Continued on page three)
Coach Quinlun has issued; a call for
all men interested in Spring wrestling.
This training will begin on Monday the
19th in the Tin Can. AH men who are
Interested, regardless of presious experi
ence, are urged to join this group.
The period of Spring training will
cover over three weeks. The- letter, men,
in the University will be out to help,
those who are not so well experienced.
Couch Quinlun states that the course will
sturt'with the little fundamental facts
of wrestling and go through the course
which will termlnatue in some scientific
facts about wrestling.
This three weeks training is said to
be more than ordinary value if for no.
other reason than the training one would,
get in self protection. Also, it is a won
derful way to develop an individual phy
sique. This sport is recognized In the Uni
versity as one of the leading letter sports
and the past season was highly success
ful. Carolina lays claim to the State
championship for the past season by vir
tue of the fact that they met and de
feu ted the outstanding teams of the-
stiite.
PHI KAPPA SIGMA
ANNOUNCES INITIATIONS
Phi Kappa Sigma announces the Ini
tiation of the following men; D. R.
Varborough, Charlotte; W. M. Mathcson,
Churlotte; J. W. Holt, Greensboro; W.
L. Young, Charlotte; M. H. Crouser,
Greensboro; J. S. Scheuck, Fayettevlllej
G. B. Lockhart, Charlotte; T. F. Daw
son, Charlotte.
    

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