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JFifth. Annual Ne wsp aper v t
, Institute Gets JJnd&rway
President Harry W. Chase De
livers Address of Welcome
Followed By Congressman Al
bert Johnson as Chief Speaker
Of. the Opening Session;
Newspaper Folk 1 to Attend
Barbecue Tonight. - ,
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The fifth vNorth Carolina News
paper Institute' got under way here
Tuesday night with a record number
in attendance. Headquarters for the
gathering are at the 'Carolina Inn,al
though many of those in attendance
are staviner in the dormitories and in
homes in Chapel Hil. ' -
The first session was held last
night at the Carolina Inn. President J
Harry W. Chase delivered the address
of welcome. Congressman Albert
T -1- ' j r t' t ' 1 1. '
donnsoH, ecuior ana puDiisner, was tne
principal speaker of the opening ses
sion. He is from the state of Wash
ington, is a descendant of the Johnson
who came from Scotland and settled
in "the Cape Fear section of North
Carolina in the 17th century.
He was born at Springfield, 111., but
grew up jn Hiawatha, Kansas, where
came a reporter oh a, St. Joseph, Mo.,
paper, moving thence to engage in
newspaper work" in St. Louis, . New
Haven, -and Washington, D. C. He
was news editor of the "Tacoma
Daily News.". Mr. Johnson was for
a time editor of the "Seattle Morning
Times, and in 1906 established him
self at Hoquiam, Washington, as
publisher of the "Hoquiam Daily
Washingtonian" which he stillowns.
Plenty of Entertainment
- In the place of the usual Thurs
day night banquet there will be a bar
becue at the Country Club, with plenty
of old-time negro vocal and instru
mental ' music and other entertain
ment features. After the barbecue
the newspaper folk will go into ses
sion again, and later they,, will go to
a showingMjf a special feature picture
at the Carolina Theatre. ,
There will be a business session this
morning in the Carolina Inn ballroom.
At two o'clock this afternoon Wade
Phillips, director of the Department
of Conservation and Development, will
speak on "A Conservation Policy for
North Carolina.' This will be follow
ed with a discussion of "Newspaper
Consolidation and Valuation" by W. E
Page.' At 4:30 o'clock, Cleveland
Baber of the "Asheville Citizen" will
speak on "Mechanics and typo
graphy." .
Bradshaw Addresses
Greensboro Lions
Tells of the Many Problems Arising
from Industrial Development.
Tar Heel Staff s
ToMeet Tonight
There wilt be an important meet
ing of all reporters ' of the Tar
Heel staff in the Tar Heel office
tonight at 7 o'clock. Every mem
ber is urged to be present as some
important business will come up
before the meeting. ,
Joe Nesbit's Pennsylvanians to
Furnish Music; To Take Place
February; 8 and 9.
The climax of the Winter Quarter's
social season will be reached with the
German" Club's Midwinter - dances
Friday and Saturday, February 8th
and ; 9th. Until last year the ' mid
year dances were held shortly:, after
Easter, but with, spring holiday" re
placing Easter holiday, the German
Club inaugurated the plan of h6lding
Midwinter dances early in February.
According to Announcements made
by the German Club, the same plan
will be followed next month that was
used during the Thanksgiving, affair.
This means .that there will be five
dances altogether, one Friday after
noonj one Friday evening,' a morning
dance Saturday, an afternoon dance
that day, and then the final ball that
night. ; : :
The German Club has been un
usually successful in securing ' . Joe
Nesbit's Pennsylvanians for this set
of dances," This orchestra has been
recording "fot Columbia Records for
quite a whileand are bringing an ex
cellent reputation to the University.
As was the case during -the Fall
Dances, the Gym will be used. Plans
have been made f,or decorations.
Members of the club, who have not
paid their dues for the February
dances are requested to pay Bill
Marshall, secretary and treasurer of
the club, at the Sigma Nu house. '
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Junior Smoker to
Be Friday Night
Third Year Men Will Elect Dance
Leaders and Class Marshals.
Lee B.- Weathers
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Lee B. "Weathers, editor of the
Cleveland Star, Shelby, and president
of the North Carolina Press Associa
tion, yhb presided at the opening of
thef Fifth Annual Newspaper Institute
which opened here Tuesday night.
Sir Ernest Fowles, Noted Brit
ish Musician, .Says American
Tastes for Music Need to Be
Improved Urges Return to
Classics and Masters.
Oiase Recommends Salary -Increase for :
Faculty; Goes ; Before ApprOpriatioia.s' ;
to sk f or Raise in Budget
v Dean Francis F. Bradshaw spoke
at the luncheon,meeting of the Lions
Club in Greensboro at the King Cotton
Hotel yesterday "at noon. v , ,
"Youth and the New South" was
the subject of Mr. Bradshaw's address
in which he told of the problems aris
ing from industrial development and
' the influx of the cultural stream of
national life ' into the South. Mr.
Bradshaw, who has been intensely in
terested in the part .that; education
is playing in this movement, main
tained that steps must be taken in the
near future toward strengthening the
present educational program or else
there would be grave consequences.
Dance leaders for the Junior Prom
and Junior Class marshals wil be
elected at the Junior" smoker in Swain
Hall, tomorrow night at nine o'clock,
it was announced, by President Ray
Farris yesterday. . ' -
Music will be furnished by two or
chestras' and the usual smoker menu
will be served.
.After the -smoker the entire class
will be the guests' of Manager E. C.
Smith of the Carolina Theatre t a
special midnight show. The perform
ance will be an "exclusively Junior
Class affair, and 'none except the
members of the class wlil be admitr
ted to the show. :
Alpha Lambda Tau announces -the
pledging of Alex Mendenhall, Greens
boro, andH. M. Gilbert, Darlington,
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FreshMan Friendship Council
Broadens Its Field of Activity
The Freshman Friendship Coun
cil is effecting a complete re-'
organization. Seeking to broaden
its field of activity the original
purpose of. the body is undergo-
ing a change. Intended as a so
cial organization, to cement, the
ties of friendship among the
members of each entering class,
the group now intends to exert
itself by its energy and its in
fluence toward making life at the.
University more comfortable, hap
pier, and less costly. .
A membership drive lasting a
month will be commenced Mon
day night, terminating, very
probably, with a banquet. A
committee making a survey of
campus life with the purpose of
recommending future activity for
the Council.
The program tentatively out-
lined for the next month includes
a discussion Monday night on the
proposed daiy Tar Heel, at which
iime Walter Spearman will speak
on behalf of the daily, R. B.
House will speak the same evening.-
February' 4, , Mayor Zeb
Council" has been invited to ex
plain the reason for such a dras
tic "bumming" campaign as has
been inaugurated, after which a
general discussion will be held.
February If the Duke University
Freshman organization has been
invited to join the Carolina
Freshmen in an oyster fry. Feb
ruary 1 8 a banquet Jias s . ... been
planned., ' .
The same set of officers elected
last fall will be retained for the
new organization. They are:
Clarence Phoenix, president; Glen
Mock, vice-presideWi A. B. Gup
ton, secretary; and J. E. Dungan,
treasurer. The organization will
. meet each Monday night at seven
fifteen on the first floor of the Y.
"You have a great work to, do in
music in," this country," an English
man told an American' audience in a
lecture here at the University Tues
day night on musical history. v )
" You've got to raise your standards
of musical taste all the ,way through.
It is not enough to have musical
power. You must have taste. '
"You are. crazed for modern music.
Get back to the classics. Know your
Bach, your Handel, your Beethoven,
your Mozart, your Haydn, and all the
other masters.' Get a foundation d
understand music, and then it will be
a great message to you."
Xhe Englishman who made these
pertinent oDsetfvations had Deen mi
this country three weeks.
He was rib less personage than Sir
Ernest Fowles, fellow of the Royal
Academy tf Musicians 'and one of
Britain's most outstanding musicians.
He. spoke uncter the auspices of the
Student-Entertainment Committee on
o-myx; view ui -. muaitiu
History" and- at' once delighted and
charmed a rather large audience of
students, faculty members, and towns
Playing selections i from time to
time to illustrate his lecture, Mr. Fow
les .took upmusioal history with the
Stone Age and traced 'it down to
present times. i
Concluding his story, Mr. Fowles
pointed out that music has its roots
in the beginning of history, that
music in antiquity filled the same
purpose with man even if he had not
the means of expressing it, that it is
a great, great language.
He made his plea for the classics
and urged: "Measure this great art
and its development riot by the puny
standards of our own day but by the
magnificence " of its appeal through
5,000 year's."
He closed his leqture with a piano
selection of one of Beethoven's great
works. . '
Alexander Explains ,
Plan of Financing
Daily Paper to Frosh
Tells Them to Study Plan so They
' Will Know How to Vote Feb. 7.
Takes Look Into Future In An
nual Report to Board of Trus
tees; , Shows Importance of
Setting up System of Retiring
Allowances for University
' Professors.
? That the level of faculty salaries
be increased, . that a system of re
tiring allowances for the faculty-be
set up, ; and that a flexible fund be
established for rewarding individual
achievement, were among the recom
mendations made to the University
Board of Trustees at their winter
meeting here today by President
Harry W. Chase in his annual report.
Taking a look at the future, Dr.
Chase urged that some immediate
step be taken toward increasing- the
level of faculty salaries. " 1
"Institutions which disregard gen
eral standards .in such matters do so
to their own deep disadvantage, I
know that v members of -your Board
with whom I , have repeatedly' dis
cussed - this matter agree with this
position. Our situation in this re
spect becomes more difficult year by
year , and it is my earnest hope that
with your active support no further
delay in securing some measure of
relief may be experienced. ": We need
in addition a flexible fund for re
warding distinctive . achievement. Of
this I have alread spoken to you,
and jrou have agreed f in principle
With a general increase in salary
levels and with the possibility- of in
dividual rewards for distinguished
achievement we - Can face the future
with more security. : " y
"A second measure of-" importance
ti'Vii-.Ji onnMrm: -Uto (Qfillfv Tins tn
do with the setting-up of a system ofl
retiring" allowances. On this point
tour Board has never taken definite
action. I think it should take such
action'. TVIen who spend their lives in
In a chapel talk Tuesday, explain
ing the four plans that have Jbeen
suggested for financing the daily Tar
Heel, Marion Alexander business
manager joi the now tri-weekly, urged
all the Freshmen to consider the four
plans that have been isuggested and to
decide which of them is the most prac
tical so that he will be ready to cast
his preferential ballot in the referen
dum which will be- held February 7.
In introducing Alexander, Mr. Brad
shaw said that it is very important
that the Freshman know all about
these plans, for in any campus-wide
referendum the Freshmen cast about
half of the ballots. Unless the Fresh
men thoroughly understand the issues
involved, serious results are liable to
for the holding of able men."
Pointing out that : great progress
had been made during the past de
cade iri meeting the ,materiaj needs
of the University, Dr. Chase ; said
that the most important new, struc
tures needed are a gymnasium and
physical education building, a build
ing making more adequate provision
for the Medical School, the comple
tion of' ihe Graham Memorial Build
ing, and a' proper laboratory school
for the School of Education.
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Fourth Year Men. Also Select
Faculty Members for the
1929 Annual.
W: E. Page
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W. E. Page (above), president of
the R. W. Page Corporation, owners
of a chain of newspapers, will ad
dress the Newspaper Institute in seS'
sion here ' this afternoon. v His topic
will be "Newspaper Consolidation and
Recent Proposal Passed Bjr Stu
- dent Activities Committee Is
Favored' By Assembly By
, Overwhelming Majority.
The Phi - Assembly held its regular
meeting Tuesday night, January 22.
After the meeting was opened by
Speaker -Ray-the entire session was
taken up with the' discussion of the
following question: Resolved that the
. , , . . . i Phi go on record as favoring the pro-
rigm, xo expeci mat in men: um age
provision will be made for them.; The
existence of such retiring allowances
in institutions is the strong argument
Attends Large Alumni 'Meeting
In Raleigh Tuesday; Gives
Detailed Report of .Univer
sity's Needs; Five New Mem
bers Placed on Executive
The first Senior Smoker of the year
was held at Swain hall, Monday night,
January ,21. ,
After the. meeting was opened,
Buck Carr;1 President of the Senior
class, introduced1 Linwood Harrell, of
the Yackety Yack staff, ' who explain
ed the plan for the Senior class to aid
the Yackety Yack in selecting 10
faculty members ( for this year's
faculty ' section. These men were
voted on by secret ballot andthe fol
lowing were selected: Professor Frank
Graham; Dr. R. D. W. Connor; Drl
J. C. Lyons; Professor, E. L. Mackie;
Dr. E. W. Zimmerman ; . Dr. G. T.
Schwening ; Professor K. C, Frazier ;
Professor R. A. .McPheters ; Dean
Hibbard; and Dean Carrol, f V
Following; Mac Gray's talk on
preserving the beauty of the campus,
Bowman Gray, chairman of the com
mittee on memorials, suggested that
the Senior class leave as its memorial
cherry trees from Dr. Chase's home
ttT'the dormitories on the street run
nine by the, arboretum. The recom
mendation was accepted by the class.
1 . v Senior Superlatives ; ;
The election of superlatives, class
day officers, and dance leaders were
next in order.' In selecting ihe super
latives, the following were elected:
most popular co-ed, Emily McLellan;
prettiest, 7 Margaret . Broadus ; i most
flirtatious, Francis McAllister; most
dramatic, Lois Warden; best all roun
boy, Henry Satterfield; bejt athlete,
Henrv Satterfield: best writer, Joe
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posal of changing the tri-weekly Tar
Heel to a daily paper. The resolu
tion passed the Assembly with an
overwhelming majority.
Speaker Ray opened fire on the
resolution saying, "that the proposal
of a daily Tar Heel is unnecessary,
unwise, and will prove burdensome
because its history has not justified
such an expansion."
Representative Harrell came to the
rescue of the proposal for a daily
Tar Heel by saying, "that the Tar
Heel has grown to the point that
a daily was a necessity." He further
stated that there wouid be no increase
in the publication fee, and explained
the four ways of vfinancing the daily
as proposed by the student-activities
Representative Carr urged every
man to support the resolution, because
it was one, of the wisest steps ever
taken toward better activities, and
would do much in giving the Univer-
sity" publicity! .' . s .
The Phi and Di will have a joint
meeting Tuesday .night, February 5,.
when the Di will be guest of the Phi.
This meeting will be entirely devoted
to the discussion of a daily Tar , Heel.
It has been only one generation
from horse-shed to seven-stofy ga
rage. Boston Herald.
The largest annual meeting of the
trustees of the University ever held
was presided over by Governor Gard
ner in his office at Raleigh last Tues
day. There were eighty-one mem
bers present.
At this meeting it was decided that
President Harry W. Chase and five
members of the board should appear
before the joint appropriations com
mittee of the General Assembly Wed
nesday afternoon to, seek ah increase
in the amount allotted them in the
budget for the next two years. - '
Dr. Chase made his formal report
stating the needs of the University in
detail, "fle had asked the budget com
mission for $100,000 for permanent
improvements for the next year; but
had received only $264,000. Last year
the University was granted $1,200,000
for permanent improvements. Main
tenance funds requested for the next
fiscal year .totaled $1,098,000, the;
amount granted being $842,000. A
year ago the maintenance fund was
$880,000. '
Five new members were plaeed
tipQn ;he executive committee . of the
board at Tuesday's meeting. These
men, each having a term of three
years, are A. B. Andrews and
Josephus Daniels of Raleigh, Hay
wood Parker of Asheville, Judge N. A.
Tqwnsend of Dunn,r and "Z. V. Wal
ser of Lexington. ' , ,
W. Frank Taylor of Goldsboro and
Aleck A. Shuford of Hickory were ap
pointed to the visiting - committee.
This is a committee of six whose duty
! it is , to visit the . University . every
spring to make an inspection.
On recommendation of the execu
tive committee, the trustees voted
their approval of the employment of
Daniel L. Grant for a' year as finan
cial aent and director of the Alumni
Loyalty Fund, with his expenses to be
paid put of the fund. V
Dr. Chase recommended, among
other things, that the level of faculty
salaries be increased, ' that: a system
of retiring .allowances for the faculty
be set up, and that a flexible fund be
established for rewarding individual
achievement. ' - 1
Y Deputation Team to
r Take Three Day Trip
The University Y. M. C. A. Deputa
tion team will leave here 'on January
31 for a three day trip to Wilmington
where they will put on a program for
the Wilmington Hi-Y Club. -
Three speakers will make the trip
and will make talks in -behalf of Y.
M. C. A. work, "Mac Gray, President
of the University, Y. M. C. A., Aubrey
Perkins, acting Secretary, and J. E.
Dungan. r
The team will carry a quartet com
posed of John Miler, T. E. Marshall,
W. F. Humphreys, and J. C. Connolly.
Fraternity pictures will be made
up to and through Saturday Jan
uary 26. No more iunior -nicrtures
win be made. - - '
Students to Select One Plan
Of Financing Daily Tar Heel
A few students are under a de-
cided misapprehension concerning
the proposed daily Tar Heel. In
some occult manner they have
formed , the idea that establish
ment of the student paper on a
daily basis would mean placing in
operation all four of the methods
of financing the paper appearing
on the : student' ballot, as outlined
in the last issue of the Tar Heel.
. This is entirely false. k
One of the following plans of
financing ' the daily will be
; 1. Combination of the Carolina
Magazine into a semi-monthly
literary supplement to the daily
Tar Heel. ;
2. Abolition of the Buccaneer.
3. Simplification of the Yackety
Yack. ::.:Sy :
4. Reapportionment of all stu
dent publications fees with utili
zation of the surplus now in the
Publications Union treasury to
meet a probable vdeficit.
Establishment of the Daily Tar
Heel will open adoption, of only
one of these methods of financing,
and student fees will not be in
creased in any case. If the Yaclf
ety Yack is simplified, the Buc
caneer and Magazine will continue
just as they are. Conversely, if
the Magazine is combined into a
supplement to the Tar Heel, jio
change will be made iri the Yack
ety. Yack" or the Buccaneer, and
if the Buccaneer is abolished the '
other two publications will remain
just as they are.
The four plans of financing will
be voted on in order of prefer en
The voter will indicate his ' first,
second, third and fourth choice on
the ballot. First choice will count
four units, second choice- three,
third choice , two, and fourth
choice one. The plan that re-,
ceives the highest number of units
wiU be put into operation.

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