Oratorical Contest Tryouts
Phi Hall , 7 O'clock
Debate N. Carolia vs S. Carolina
Gerrard Hall 8:30 P.M.
VOLUME XXXIV CHAPEL HILL, N. Cl, THURSDAY, MAY 6, 1926 ; ... , NUMBER 80
ORDER OF THE GOLDEN FLEECE TAPS ONLY 4 MEN
TAR HEELS DROP
GAME TO STATE
BY 8 TO 6 SCORE
Techmen Prove Too Much For
Duncanites on Emerson
Field Tuesday. ,
HATLEY AND YOUNG HIT
Westmoreland and Poyner Twirl for
Carolina Against Beal and Green
During nine innings of the most er
ratic baseball that has been seen on the
home lot. this year, the State College
Techmen pounded out eleven safe swats
to count for eight runs and defeated
Coach Duke Duncan's Tar Heel squad
ou Emerson field Tuesday afternoon by
the score of 8 to 6.
The garue was Interesting in parts.
For the first four innings the game
rocked along nicely, the Tar Heels count
ing twice in the second stanza, and the
Techmen scoring a marker in the third
and fourth stanzas. 'Then the fun be
gun. In the fifth frame the .Wolf pack
hopped on "Lefty" Westmoreland with
all four feet and touched him for three
swats to score four runs. Westmore
land was sent to the showers, Bill Poy
ner taking bis place on the mound, but
the Techmen ferreted out Bill's offerings
in the eighth' inning and made two safe
hits count for two more runs.
During this time the Tar Heels were
rollicking along at the small end of the
score under the masterful hurling of
Heal. However, the Tar Heel "murder
er's row'- got started in the fifth frame
and collected three safeties, one of them
a four-bagger by Hatley, to send Beal
to the showers, Green taking his place
on the mound. He held the Tar Heels
siting outof ,'4hy, hand until the final
stanza ' heiijwoVhits, a free pass to
firsthand 1 Jamil's -error netted the Tar
Heels" ttiukher market 'and aspirations
towards one of those famous ainth inning
rallies. However, the Duncanites lacked
the final punch, and the final count was
8 to 0.
Tom Young, Tar Heel left gardener,
was the high hitter of the game. He
stood at the rubber five times during
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The last of the winter series of
organ recitals will be given by Miss
Henrietta R. Smedes in The Chap
el of the Cross, Sunday, May 9, at
3:00 P. M.
Miss Smedes, who is the regular
church organist, has a good sense
of touch and time and the faculty
of putting herself into her play
ing. She will render the following
program Sunday afternoon.
Prelude and Fugue, G major
Mendelssohn. ' . ':
The Minster Bells Wheeldon.
Lyric Theme from Symphouis
(Transcribed by Lemare).
Scherzo Symphonique Concert
Addresses National Foreign
Trade Convention at Charles
ton Last Week.
ADDRESS IS APPRECIATED
Spoke on "The Economic Resources of
the South Atlantic Area."
DEFEAT WAKE FOREST
Deacons, On Home Lot, Fall Before Tar
Heels Tuesday' Afternoon by Score
of 5 Matches to 2.
The Carolina Racqueteers continued
their winning streak by defeating the
Wake Forest Racqueteers at Wake For
est Tuesday afternoon by the score of 5
matches to 2. Captain Whitaker, of
Carolina, was defeated in the singles,
and he and Elgin lost to Powers and
Sawyer In the doubles. The Deacons had
suffered defeat only twice this season to
Duke and Carolina. But nevertheless
the Baptists were determined to win and
went into the game with the advantage
of being on their own courts.
For the first time this season Captain
Hap Whitaker was defeated in a dual
meet. He had played such men as
Whitener," Rogers, Agelesto and other
star players. However, Powers proved
too much, for him and sent him back, but
not before Hap had forced him to ex
tend himself to the utmost. The other
Tar Heels played their usual steady
game with occasional bursts of brilliance'.
Summaries of matches:
Singles: Powers (Wake Forest) de
feated Whitaker (Carolina) two out of
three sets, 6-3; 3-6; 6-2.
Elgin (Carolina) defeated , Sawyer,
(Wake Forest) two straight sets, 6-3;
6-3. - , ' , . f.
Geddie (Carolina) defeated Agelesto
(Wake Forest) two straight sets, 6-3;
6- 1. ; v
Harvell (Carolina) defeated Burroughs
( Wake Forest) two straight sets, 6-1 ;
7- 5. . - 'i,y . -X. r
Dalrymple (Carolinu) defeated Slate
(Wake Forest) two straight sets, 6-2;
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M bait thd'
The William CnlnV'i.... jjgineering
Society meets this evening at 7:30, in
Phllllpg Hall. Officers for the coming
year will be elected.
B. S. Colburn, Jr., will give slides of
the Quebec. Bridge, following which re
freshments will be served. '
Dr. Erich W. Zimmerman, Professor
of Commerce and Resources in the Uni
versity, delivered one of the principal
addresses at the thirteenth National
Foreign Trade Convention, held at
Charleston, S. C, April 28, 29, and 30.
He spoke on the subject, "The Eco
nomic Resources of the South Atlantic
Area," and his discussion met with fa
vor among the delegates.
One distinction which Dr. Zimmer
man received was that of being the
other college professor on the program.
Dr. Jeremiah Jenks, Professor in Re
search Government in N. Y. University,
was the other college speaker. About
fifteen hundred delegates from all of
Xorth and Central America and Europe
were present at the convention which is
one of the most important meetings held
in the South this year.
Dr. Zimmerman delivered his address
Thursday afternoon and the apprechr
tion which it received was shown by the
fact that all the printed copies were
distributed upon request within a few
minutes after the speech. An unlimited
second edition is being printed for free
distribution throughout the South At
In discussing the economic resources
of that section, Dr. Zimmerman pointed
out that the South Atlantic area is
playing the leading role in the phenom
enal rise of the New South. The most
important factors leading to this de
velopment were the opening of the Pan
ama Canal, the conquest of the cotton
belt by the boll weevil which forced
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upon tne reiuciani rarmer mp uicsw
of crop diversification, and the tremen
dous increase in the use of tobacco due
to the popularity of ihe cigarette and
the widespread devotion to the weed on
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GETS UNDERWAY TODAY
The, North Carolina Association of
Certified Public Accountants begins its
seventh semi-annual meeting this morn
ing at the Carolina Inn, and the sessions
will continue through Saturday after
noon. This meeting Is being held in
Chapel Hill under the auspices of the
University School of Commerce and
more than 100 accountants and guests
are expected to attend the meetings.
Dean D. D. Carroll, of the School of
Commerce, will open the meeting this
morning with the address of welcome,
to which Mr. Frederick Moore, president
of the Association, will respond. This
afternoon will be taken up with a dis
cussion of papery which will be read
by various members of the Association.
Tonight a banquet will be held in the
banquet hall of the Inn, at which Hon.
W. N. Everett, Secretary of State, and
C O. Kuester, Secretary of the Char-
lotte Chamber of Commerce, Will be the
principal speakers. The University Glee
Club and Orchestra will furnish music
for the occasion. -
Friday morning the business session
will be held. In the afternoon the ac
countants will Join with the members of
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TWO BLACK-ROBED FIGURES TAP
TWO SENIORS AND TWO JUNIORS
-AT ANNUAL TAPPING CEREMONY
Precedent is Broken When Only Four Men Are TappedAnnual
Fleece Address Delivered by Dr. Rondthaler of Salem Col
lege Intense Excitement Prevails. During Ceremon
ies That are Most Thrilling Of All Events of Year
Hackney Gets First Tap.
BUNN WASHINGTON HACKNEY, Jr., Durham, N, C.
President-elect of Athletic Association; Captain-elect Basket
ball Team; Varsity Football; Varsity Basketball; President
Sophomore Class; Student Councilman-at-large 1925-26; All
Southern Guard; Track Squad. '
RICHARD BEVERLY RANEY, Raleigh, N. C.
President Phi Beta Kappa; Tar Heel Staff 1923-26; Y. M. C. A.
WALTER EDGAR CRISSMAN, High Point, N. C.
Vice-President Y. M. C. A. 1925-26; Ass't-Secretary Y. M. C. A.
1926-27; Y. M. C. A. Cabinet; President-elect of Grail; Busi
ness Manager Carolina Magazine; Speaker Di Society; "Best
Business Man" Senior Class.
ADDISON EXUM WARREN, Edward, N. C.
Student Council Representative-elect from Senior Class;
Captain Boxing Tjam '24, '25, '26; Captain-elect Wrestling
Team; Speaker Pro-tem Phi Asembly; Order of the Grail.
By Job K. Bobbitt, Jr.
For the first time in the history of the organization the Senior Order
of 'the Golden Fleece has deigned to tap only four men a senior, two
juniors, and a fourth whose exact status is hard to define. The tapping
of such a small number is entirely without precedent in the twenty-four
years which the Fleece has been in existence and comes not only to
blight the hopes and aspirations of ambitious undergraduates but as
a startling innovation to the student body. Five is the lowest previous
number of men initiated into the order and this, coming back, in 1910,
was considered extremely extraordinary. :
Jeff Fordham, ruling Jason of the Fleece, presided over the cere
mony and introduced Dean J. F. Royster who in turn humorously
presented as principal speaker of the evening Dr. James Howard E.
Dondthaler, president of Salem College. s In a " short address, lasting
scarcely half an hour, Dr. Rondthaler proved his reputation as a speaker
and entertainer, and brought a splendid address on the "Paradox of the
By-Product" in which he stressed the value' of the by-products of an
education and its resultant effects on student leadership.
Immediately following Dr. Rondthaler's address Jeff Fordham explained
the purpose of the organization, stressed the qualifications which the
Fleece considers for membership, and briefly reviewed the history of the
order. He told how in 190.1 two studnts mt with Dr. Horace Williams
and after much deliberation and deep study of the needs, formulated the
Senior Order of the Golden Fleece and how the order has thrived since
that time. ''
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Be, Held -Tonight
Tryouts will be held tonight at
7:00 in the Phi Hall for a repre
sentative of the University of
North Carolina in the Southern
Oratorical Contest which is to be
held here at a date to be announc
This contest, which is sponsored,
by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Universities is held
here on the invitation of the De
bate Council of the University of
North Carolina. ,
The Southern' Association of
Colleges and Universities is com
posed of the leading colleges of
the south, ull of which will be rep
resented here In the contest.
The arrangements for the flnul
contest have been placed In the'
hands of Mr. Edwards, of the
ENTRIES FOR SOUTHERN CONFERENCE
TRACK AND FIELD MEET MULTIPLYING
Indications Are That All Members of Conference Will Enter
Meet Held Here May 14 and 15 Mississippi A. and M.
Title Holder For Three Consecutive Meets Ex
pect Many Records Be Made At Meet.
Reviewer Thinks It A Great
Success in Many Ways.
COMMENDS GILDED FUZZ
Says "Sigma Up" Gave Campus Rare
Morsels of Sweet Scandal.
Senior Class Ball Takes Place
May 14, In Gym.
May 17 and 18 Scheduled for Senior
' Entries for the annual Southern Track
and Field Meet which will be held here
May 14 and 15, are coming-in steadily,
and indications are that practically every
member institution of the conference will
be represented by at least one or two
men, while many of them are sending
' With every" indication pointing to a
record number of entries and a record
attendance, the University authorities
are preparing for the biggest meet ever
held on a North Carolina field.
Already this season many Conference
records have been broken, and with such
an array of track and field talent enter
ing the lists, and with one of the best
tracks in tlie South for running events,
spectators will probably see an orgy of
record smashing such as never been
seen in one Conference meet.
Mississippi A. and M. has won the title
for three consecutive years, and Is send
ing a strong squad ' of men with the
avowed intention of repeating their past
performances. Opposing them will be
Louisiana State University, runner-up
to the Aggies for three seasons and win
ner of the Meet four years ago, North
Carolina, third place team last year, Vir
ginia, Maryland, Kentucky and Tennes
see." Other teams, which will be handi
capped by a. small number of men, will
enter individual stars who are rated a J
strong possibilities for a place in one or
more events. Some of these other teams
are: V. P. I., V. M. I., Washington
and Lee, North Carolina State, Auburn,
Georgia Tech, Florida, Sewanee, and
The sprint events promise to offer a
real thrill. With such men as'Gus Mc
pherson fit North Carolina; Henry Cum-
mings, of Virginia; Tracy, of Kentucky;
Green, of Auburn; Milbank, of Washing
ton and Lee; and Sides of N. C. State,
entered, it will be .tffi upset of dope if
the dash records do not go overboard.
Practically all of these men have done
the hundred in 10 second or less, while
several have gone under 22 flut in the
Henry Cummings, Virgina star, holds
the world's record for the 130 yard dash,
and has broken 9.8 seconds in the cen
tury several times. His time for the Tar
Heels, has also done the hundred in 9.8
and the two-twenty in 21.5, while Sides,
of N. C. State, has also clipped off the,
long dash in less than 22 flat
Captain Joe Endslow, of the University
of .Maryland, Is slated to place well up
In the quarter mile if he does not win
first pace. Endslow has done the quarter
in less than fifty seconds and has also
done the half in a fraction over 1 min
ute, 59 seconds, which Is less than the
Conference record for that event. Caro
lina pins her hope for the four-forty on
Tom Edwards, In all . probability, Ir
vine will run for Virginia.
More records are likely to Jail in the
three longer races, for several stars have
done some fast time in these events.
Endslow, of Maryland, and Jonas, North
Carolina captain, have both been under
the Conference record for the 880, and
theywill be in the race for first place.
Other star men who will start in that
event are Chinn, of Virginia; Williams,
of Sewanee; lthinehart, of North Caro
lina ; Akin, of Kentucky ; Dickey, of
Florida, and Crura of N. C. Stat.
Leading the Candidates for the mile
honors arc: Elliot and Pritchett, of Caro
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liy Wai.tkr Spharma.n
The sensational and spectacular "Yel
low Journal" has at last made its ap
pearance on the campus, and has brought
grief to many of the Carolina celebri
ties. This journal not only uncovers all
the "hidden sins" of college lenders, but
brings to light undiscovered geniuses
who deserve to be brought to tlie atten
tion of tlieir fellow .students.
Judging from the second edition, the
publication of the first edition would
very probably have blusted the reputa
tions of the few students whose char
acters have thus far remained unscathed.
So no doubt fervent thanks are being
rendered to the "all-consuming blaze"
at the Orange Print Shop and to the
mighty powers-that-bc who suppressed
the first and uncensored "Yellow Jour
nal." Enough muddy facts remain to
Cause certain well-known campus char
acters to absent themselves from the
Hill" or to slink to classes in round
Sigma Upsilon should be commended
for furnishing the campus with such
choice hits f scandal. The editors have
proved without a doubt that they can
wield an eloquent pen and are no less
adept in the gentle art of ferreting out
all questionable nets or even thoughts.
No longer can the most skeptical one
dare insinuate that the members of "Sig
ma Up" are not the supreme literary
"cream of the campus."
The Gilded Fuzz showed Its superi
ority to the Golden Fleece by knocking
twice as .many men as the Fleece tapped.
Those honored by being selected for the
Fuzz were Frank Bell, Hill Cocke,' Ruth
Hatch, Kenneth Jones, M. L. Radoff,
Sid C'happell, Taylor Bledsoe, Al Moore,
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IBSEN PLAY TO "be READ
BY ENITA NICKS MAY 30th
The little table and chair stationed hi
front of the Post Office last week for the
purpose of taking orders for Commence
ment invitations went almost unnoticed
by the majority of students, but for that
most important of campus groups, the
Seniors, it held a poignant significance.
Ihe sale of the Invitations brought for
cibly to the minds of the members of the
graduating class the fact that there re
mains only five weeks of their college
career, and they are beginning to Inau-.
giirutc the events that every year char
acterize the upproaching departure of the
Seniors. Class officers and executive
committees are working hard, arranging
a series of events to be held during the
few weeks that remain
The first of the Senior events will be
the Senior class ball, which is scheduled
for Friday evening, May 14, at the By
num Gymnasium? The music hv Hal
Kemp's band Is enough In itself to insure
the dance as a complete success, but that
is not all. .Tlie' Southern Conference
Track Meet and the crowd of visiting
girls that it Is expected to draw, to
gether with three other dances that week
end should furnish a large and choice
collection of feminine talent for the ball.
Tlie Gym will be decorated fittingly for
the occasion and delicious refreshments
will be served. The ball will be formal
in atmosphere and significance though
not strictly formal In regard to dress.
A feautre of the evening will be special
dances for the various honorary gropus
in the class, such as the monogram wear
ers, Phi Beta Kappu men, etc Those
eligible to attend the Senior hall include
all who are to receive degree this June
as well as those who are not a-oimr to
return next year. There will be a com
mittee to check up on ail attending,
which should do much to insure the right
proportion of girls and stags and pre
vent crowded conditions on the floor.
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SIGMA NU'S WILL GIVE
WEEK-END HOUSE PARTY
Plan Third House Party of Year for
Next Week Entertainments
Program Big Feature.
"The Vikings at Helgeland," by Hen
rick Ibsen, will be the Playninker read
ing for the month of May. It will be
read May 30 in the Plnymaker Theatre
by Miss Enita Nicks. Miss Nicks has
studied -expression for three years at
Leland Bowers, prior to coming here,
and has already proved her ability by
the reading of Edniond liostand's "The
Romancers" in which she will play the
role of Sylvette when it is produced in
the Forest Theatre the latter part of
May. The action of "The Vikings at
Helgeland" takes place about 933 AD.
on the island of Helgeland in the north
of Norway. Ibsen secured the theme
for his play from the Icelandic family
sagas. Tlie play tells of the love of a
Norwegian, Hiordis, who Is married to
Gunnar, with Sigurd, who has married
Hiordis' foster sister, Dagny. The father
of the two girls comes to seek vengeance
on the men who have carried away his
daughters and all meet in Helgeland.
How Hiordis tries to straighten out the
situation so that she can marry Sigurd,
and how finally she kills both him and
herself is told In the sweeping, forceful
manner which Isben alone is able to pro
The Sigma Nu Fraternity is planning
a big week-end for the fourteenth, fif
teenth and sixteenth of May. T he chap
ter here is now making arrangements
for the third house party to be held In
its new house since the opening last full
and all indications are that the one
scheduled for next week will be even
more successful than the others given
this year. Invitations have already been
mailed and arrangements are being made
to entertain approximately fifty-five girls
at the house during the week-end.
Nothing will be lacking in the way of
entertainment for tlie girls, for the week
end will be one of the most active social
seasons of the year. Friday evening,
May 14th, at the Carolina Inn, there
will be a Sigma Nu ball given by the
State and Carolina chapters of the Fra
ternity. The Southern Track Meet, on
Saturday afternoon, will be a feature
attraction and Saturday evening, the two
Sigma Nu chapters will honor the visit
ing girls at a banquet at the Inn. After
the banquet, the Zeta Psi ball, planned
also for Saturday evening, should end
up the week-end entertainments in grand
Tlie Sigma Nu event will be probably
the biggest house party given here this
year. The week-end certainly promises ,
plenty of, entertainment, for with the
Senior dance and Grail dance to be given
In addition to the functions mentioned
above, it should be the biggest in some
DEUTSCHER VEKEIN MEETS
THIS EVENING AT 7:
There will be an informal meeting of
the Deutscher Verein Thursday evening'
at 7:00 P.M., at the Episcopal Parish
House.. '. , .
The Date and Time for tlie annual pic
nic will be decided upon at this meeting.
All the members of tlie verein are
asked to be present.