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CAMPUS NOMINATIONS
FRIDAY MORNING
MEMORIAL HALL 10:30
VOLUME XXXVII
CHAPEL HILL, N. C THURSDAYMARCH 28, 1929
NUMBER 64
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Campus Officers To Be Nominated
In Memorial Hall Friday
Classes Will Meet Tonight to
Nominate Men;, Election Will
Be Held on April 4; Much
Interest Beings Shown by Stu
dent Body.
Dr. Chase
The annual political battle of the
year will be staged during the period
of the week beginning today and
ending April - 4. Tonight zealous
friends of '"likely" and "brilliant"
campus leaders will extol the indi
vidual merits of the respective can
didates. The class that is rising sen
ior will meet in Gerrard Hall at 7:30;
the rising junior class will meet at
the same time in the assembly hall
in Murphey Building; and the rising
sophomore class will gather in the
assembly hall in the Law building.
The Campus Elections Committee
chose upon tonight for the nomina
tion of the class officers because of
the fact that Friday is Good Friday,
and a considerable number of stu
dents will be leaving the Hill on that
date.
In addition to the nominating of
candidates who will compete for the
class offices, there will be some six
teen other campus positions to . be
filled, which will be nominated at
Chapel period .tomorrow morning.
Men will be nominated for the presi
dency of the student body, the four
offices of the Y; M. C. A., the presi
dency and vice-presidency of the
Athletic Association, 'the editorships
of the publications, the memberships
of the Publications Union Board, and
chief cheer, leader.
The election of officers will fall on
TWrtav. Aoril 4. There will be two
polls to speed . up the voting. A
persons, whose last names commence
with letters from A through L will
cast their ballots in Memorial Hall
T,na all mse nersons ' whose last
names commence with letters from M
through the rest of the alphabet will
vote at a polling place outside the
V; M. C. A. Building. Voting will
begin at nine o'clock the morning of
April 4 and will continue at both
Places until six o'clock that evening.
The Australian Secret ballot will
be employed in the election, the pro
visions of which will be strictly en-
. -Fnrred bv members of the Campus
"Elections Committee under the lead-
t,; ,vf "Rmdcnns. chairman of
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the group.
The staff of the Tar Heel will
meet tonight to nominate a candidate
to run for the editorship of that pub
nAoirm TVie 'Publications Union
Board will nominate, candidates to
run for positions on the Board next
year, as usual.
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Dr. Harry Woodburn Chase (above)
who decided to remain at the Univer
sity when he declined an offer recent
ly tendered him by the Social Science
Research Council.
BINGHAM HALL IS
OPENED FOR USE
Plan to Levy Fee on
Students Who Take
Over Three Courses
At the next regular meeting of
the University faculty the question
of charging students a fixed price
for all Subjects taken - during, a
quarter above the minimum three
will be taken up. According to
reports of the plan to be con
sidered, $4 will be charged for half
courses and $8 for whole courses.
It is understood, however, that in
those curricula which require
courses in excess of three a quar
ter for the degree no special fee
beyond that now assessed will be
charged.
If this plan is passed by the fac
ulty it will be passed on to the
University trustees for considera
tion. The schools which will be
affected by this proposal, if passed,
will be The College of Liberal Arts,
the School of Commerce, -the
School of Education and the School
of Applied Science.
Mile. Gina Pinnera
Franklin Girl Heads
N. C. C. W. Students
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Miss Betty Sloan, of Franklin, has
been elected by student ballots at
North Carolina College as president
of the student government associa-
Universitv School of Commerce tion for the next year. Miss Polly
Moves Into Its Handsome
New Quarters.
ENGINEERS GO ON
OBSERVATION TRIP
Visit Seats of Many Large In
dustries in State; Will Be
come Annual Affair.
Seniors in the course in Industrial
Management at the University of
ttorth Carolina have just completed
an interesting series of visits to se
lected industries of the state. , Under
the direction of Prof. G. T. Schwen
ning, who offers the course in Indus
trial Management, the class made in-
snection trips to the toliowing in
dustrial -plants: Liggett and Myers
Tobacco Company at Durham, Irwin
Cotton Mills at West Durham, Kiver-
c,Ma rtton Mills at Danville, Va.,
Vick Chemical Company at Greens
Bingham Hall, named for the Bing
ham family of North Carolina, pro
minent educators, was informally
opened yesterday . when the school of
Commerce of the State university oc
cupied its new home for the first time
The building has just been completed,
Dean Dudley D. Carroll and mem
bers of the staff of instruction of the
school of Commerce occupied their of
fices and began class work in the new
building, and all were highly pleased
with this realization of a long-felt
need for a home of their own. Since
its organization in 1919 the school of
Commerce has occupied rooms in
Saunders Hall.
The new building, said to be one
of the best constructed on the campus,
houses the administrative offices of
the school of Commerce and the class
rooms and laboratories of the depart
ments of economics and commerce.
It is three stories in height, and be
sides has 13 class rooms, four labora
tory rooms, 20 conference and seminar
rooms, one auditorium seating 250,
and a mimeographing room. It" is
situated on the Southern end of the
campus just below Murphy Hall and
next to the University's new library.
Work was begun last June. Cost of
construction was $160,000.
The school of Commerce now has
560 students, and, besides these, many
students from other schools of the
University take courses offered in
economics and commerce.
Student Noticie
Denson, of Tarboro, was made vice
president, Miss Mary Jane Wharton,
Greensboro, was chosen secretary and
Miss Betty E. Sloan, of Garden City,
N. Y., was named treasurer.
In the same general election, Miss
Mattie Moore Taylor? of Enfield, was
made editor of the Carolinian student
weekly newspaper.
Miss Betty Gaut, of Martelle, Tenn.,
was elected editor of the Coraddi, the
college magazine.
Miss Dorothy Edwards, of Wilming
ton, was elected editor of the Pine
Needles, the college annual.
For chief marshal, the most sought
honor in the annual election, Miss
Christie Maynard was named.
Mile. Gina Pinnera, French-English-Italian soprano, will appear in Me
morial Hall next Monday night at eight-thirty in a song recital. Her name
is one of the few that has become famous in an overcrowded field during
the past few years. Her concert in Carnegie Hall, during February of last
year, finally won for her the fame she had been working for for a decade
or more;
Classes Nominate
Officers Tonight
D. E. Hudgins, Jr., retiring presi
dent of the student body, urges all
students to take part in the nomi
nating caucuses that will meet to
night for the purpose of nominat
ing men to run for class offices.
The rising senior class will meet
in Gerrard Hall; the rising juniors
in the assembly hall in Murphey
Building; and the rising sopho
mores in the assembly hall of the
Law Building.
CONNOR HISTORY
VALUABLE WORK
Besides Historical, Portion Five-
Volume Set Has Much Bio
graphical Material.
Water and Profanity Ripple
Fluently as 30,000 Gallons of
Water Flood Grimes Dorm
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Tar Heel Staff
To Meet Tonight
Walter Spearman, editor of the
Tar Heel announces a meeting of
the entire editorial staff called for
seven o'clock tonight in the Tar
Heel office for the purpose of
nominating an official candidate
for the office of editorship of the
Daily Tar Heel to be inaugurated
next fall.
The Business Manager of the Uni
versity announced yesterday after
noon that all fees for the spring
quarter must positively be paid with
in five days after registration. This
date is April 1.
Extension of time will be given
only to those persons who can prove
that it is absolutely necessary. Un
less all persons registered in the
University either pay these fees or
arrange for their payment by April
Rev. E. C. Rozzelle To
Represent Rotary Club
At National Meeting
At a meeting of the local Rotary
Club, Wednesday night, Rev. E. C.
Rozelle, pastor of the Methodist
church, was chosen to represent the
club at the national convention to be
held in Texas sometime in May.
The club since its organization has
been very active in the local affairs
of the town, and great interest is be
ing shown in the work. It was this
Dorm Occupants Undergo Many
Hardships During Past Few
Days in Form of Water and
Robberies.
W and the Tomlinson Chair Manu- U, they will be immediately dropped L &t schwjl enabling the
SLUiwiius iiuiii an lucunveuieiii, ins
tance to procure a hot lunch in the
school building.
Civil Engineers
To Hold Meeting
rvvmnanv at High Jfomt.
In every case the class was given a
most cordial reception by the manage
ment.
The observation tours were a regu
lar part of the class instruction. They
re taken during the latter part ox
the course after the students had con
sidered the theoretical aspects of in
dustrial management problems, btu
dents were assigned topics, such as
d lavout of the plant,
-hnfcal conveyor systems, light- welding in steel structures
centers, shown.
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etc., upon which they wrote reports
after each visit. Thus is was possible
to compare theory with actual con
ditions and practices,
State College Students
Use Australian Ballot
The Australian ballot system of
i voting was inaugurated at North
The William eCain chapter of the
American Society of Civil Engineers
will meet tonight at 7:30 in 206 Phil
lips hall. Mr. Frank Adams will ex
plain the construction over the Green Carolina State College last Tuesday
River Gorge, and a moving picture when students went to the polls m
which illustrates the methods of arc their annual primary to nominate
will be candidates for student body offices
in the April 17 elections.
The system of voting included pri
Dean Bradshaw announced yester- vate desks in the Y. M. C. A. with the
dav that chapel exercises will be re- balloting in charge of a registrar,
sumed next Monday, April 1. judges, and a sheriff.
In all the annals of crime and mis
hap at Carolina there is no record of
any building's being so great a victim
of ill fortune as was Grimes dormi
tory during the recent spring holi
days. It was broken into, robbed, and
flooded. Woebegone Grimes has about
recovered from her plight, but part
of the case is still shrouded in mys
tery. ' '
The flood came Thursday night,
and Uncle Louis, the venerable jani
tor, declares that it was the biggest
mess he has ever seen during his
long years of service at the Univer
sity. When he arrived at work Fri
day morning the floor of his private
living room, located in the basement
of Grimes, was deeply submerged.
Uncle Louis followed the trickling and
seeping rivulets to the first floor,
found that flooded, and in amazement
discovered that the water was coming
from yet higher. He waded up the
stairs to the second floor where the
water stood ankle-deep in the
ridor and every room.
It was upon the second floor that
Uncle Louis and his fellow-janitor,
Pope, heard someone yelling for help
and upon opening the door of the room
whence the cries came they found the
disconsolate occupant .seated high
and dry upon his bed, while profanity
and water rippled fluently about the
room. The boy shouted that his res
cuers had arrived just in time to save
him from getting his. feet wet, want
ed to know what in thunder had hap
pened, and swore that his rugs, shoes.
suitcases and everything else on the
floor were ruined.
Uncle Louis lugubriously explained
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UNIVERSITY GLAD
CHASE WILL STAY
Chapel Hill Folks and Students
Are Joyful Over His Declina
tion of Tempting Proposition;
Third Offer In Past Few
Years.
In a recent statement issued by
Dr. H. W. Chase, president of the
University, he has definitely decided
o remain at the University by de
clining the offer recently tendered
him some time ago by the Social
Science Research Council, which car
ries with it a salary of $20,000,
which is nearly twice the amount
that he receives at present, as well as
raveling expenses and a liberal re
tiring allowance.
Close observers in Chapel Hill
view the situation as one in which the
president turned down a high salaried
and comparatively easy position for
one that will continue to require his
best efforts along lines of manage
ment, tact, and policy. Persons at
tending the University and resident
in Chapel Hill realize the importance
that the legislatures and the influ
ence of changing "governors have
upon the institution. They know
that the University being mostly sup
ported by the state, its welfare is
very apt to be at the mercy of what-
ever political tneories regaroing
economy or its management as are
current in the political world of the
state.
Dr. Chase has always striven to
prove the . distinct advantages oi
higher education as the creation of an
asset rather than an expense. Uni
versity and college leaders through
out the entire' state have been very
greatly encouraged by Dr. Chase's
decision to stay. He is still a young
man with liberal ideas, and the Uni
versity is congratulating itself upon
being able to hold the interest and
the service of such a leader.
This off er is the third of such po
sitions of larger trust and salary that
have been offered President Chase
during the past few years, the other
two being the presidencies of the
Universities of Oregon, and the City
of Cincinnatti.
In writing of Prof. R. D. W.
Connor's new five-volume History of
North Carolina, A. B. Moore, profes
sor of history at the University of
Alabama, says that Professor Connor
has done the people of his state an
inestimable service, and, incidently
has made a very valuable, contribu
tion to the history of : the- United
States.
Parts of Prof. Moore's review
the new history are as follows:
"I have examined with much inter
est Prof. R. D. W. Connor's History
of North Carolina. Professor Connor
has a wonderful theme, and he has
developed it in a way that will satisfy
the critical . requirements of the hist
orical craft and at the same time the
public demand for a readable and en-
ertaining narrative.
"Professor Connor has written a
charming account of the people of the
great commonwealth of North Caro
lina. The story is rich and it is
richly told. The style is lucid and
lively, and the color and vivacity are
supplied by frequent and apt quota
tions from a great variety of con-H'
wmporary source raauenai. as vni nects , ifn essay OI nlgn
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U. D. C. OFFERS
$1,000 PRIZE
Will Be Given for Best Essay
Written on Some Phase of
Southern History.
For the purpose of encouraging re
search in the history of the South,
particularly in the Confederate
period, the U. D. C. is offering the
Mrs. Simon Barruch prizellof $1,000
in a competitioalinxi7 under
graduate andlfi jljsffts.' of
the United'Sjiiffi
have i been43inl?f" : Jlls'ehrhstitu-:
yeark
peruses (Jonnor s interesting pages
one sees the life processes of the peo
ple of North Carolina, and what more
should one expect?
"Political history has been given
due attention new facts being intro
duced and old ones presented in new
lights but the most striking fea
tures are the discussions of the social
and economic life of the people. No
where, as far as I know, have these
subjects received ample treatment.
No class of people and no aspect of
the life of the people has been slight
ed.. Here one finds truly a history
of the people and of their every con
cern and activity. And the all-pervading
and complicated story is told
with refreshing candor and commend
able impartiality."
Prof. Moore declares that "when
the history of each of our states has
been written as Prof. Connor has
written the history of North Carolina,
then we may know the history of our
states and then some scholar gifted
with historical and literary imagina
tion may write a true and stirring
story of our nation."
The book3 are in modern library
style, handsomely bound, well illus
trated. and a comprehensive index
makes them valuable for reference
libraries throughout the country,
merit in V-ieicTof southern history,
preferably in or near the period of
the Confederacy, or bearing on the
courses that led to the war between
the States. Any phase of life or policy
may be treated.
Essays must-be in scholarly form
and must be based, partly at least,
upon the use of source material. Im
portant statements should be accom
panied with citations of the sources
from which the data have been taken,
and a bibliography should be append
ed. The essay should not consist of
less than 10,000 words, and thev
should be much longer. The judging
committee will consider effectiveness
of research, originality of thought, ac
curacy of statement, and excellence
of style.
The competition will end May 1,
1929, and all essays must be in the
hands of Chairman Miss. Arthur H.
Jenkins, Rivermont Avenue, Lynch
burg, Va., by that time. The BwaTd
will be announced the following Nov
ember. If the essay is to be returned
postage should be enclosed.
Twilight time, the misty hour be
tween daylight and darkness, is con
sidered by autoists the most difficult
and dangerous time of the 24 for
driving.
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