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YOLUME XXXVII
CHAPEL HILL, N. C SATURDAY, APRIL 20, 1929
NUMBER 74
Hibbard Addresses Meeting of
Collegiate Press Association
Walter Spearman and Miss Doris
Gillette Preside Jointly over
Session Held in Greensboro.
-Nniety delegates representing forty
publications and eighteen colleges of
the state are attending the nineteenth
semi-annual meeting of the North
Carolina Collegiate Press Association
which, is being held at Greensboro the
latter part of this week. Twelve re
presentatives of University of North
Carolina publications are in atten
dance. Walter Spearman, editor of the Tar
3Ieel and president of the Association,
and Miss Doris Gillette, who is chair
man of the committee on arrangements
for Greensboro -College which is act
ing as the host institution, jointly
presided over the first meeting held
Thursday night. The meeting yester
day morning was addressed by Dean
IHibbard, dean of the Xiberal Arts
school of the University.
At the luncheon .meeting held yes
terday at the Sedgefield Inn, Maryon
Saunders, general alumni secretary
-of the University,addressed the group.
At the same meeting .Mr. J. A. Gaw
throp, of the Greensboro Chamber of
Commerce, gave a short talk. Dur
ing the afternoon Miss Nell Battle
Lewis, of Raleigh, made an address,
;and last night at the annual formal
banquet" of the Association, E. B. Jef-
f ress, mayor of Greensboro made the
chief address.
The meetings today will be given
over to a talk by Louis Graves, editor
of the Chapel Hill Weekly, in the
morning, and to the election of of
ficers in the afternoon.
NEW SCHOOL ACT
BOOSTS SUMMER
SCHOOL REQUESTS
Teachers Seeing Competition for
Posts and Hastening to Get
Summer Training.
Hi School Tennis
As a last minute notice before
going to press, Abels of High
Point and Southern of Winston
Salem were fighting it out in the
finals of the High School singles
tennis tournament. Both men had
two sets to their credit.
Winston-Salem and Hickory
were at the same time competing
for final honors in the doubles.
Cups were awarded to the win
ners of-these matches in Memorial
Hall last night.
GRAIL TO STAGE
SECOND SPRING
DANCE TONIGHT
Shag Will Be Held In Bynum
Gymnasium at Nine
O'clock.
GLEE CLUB MEN
MAKE PLANS FOR
THE SPRING TOUR
The recent Hancock School Act,
which no one seemed at first to know
just how to interpret, played a queer
prank on this year's University of
North Carolina Summer School.
Overnight almost the act caused the
most sudden slump in applications
and requests for information. And
then, when interpreted liberally by
Attorney General Brummitt and the
Equalization Board, it produced just
the opposite effect.
The applications and requests for
catalogues and information have been
coming in so fast the last week that
Director N. W. Walker says there is
every indication of another record en
rollment like the enrollment of 2,657
of last year.
Before interpretation, the act had
the teachers afraid of a wholesale cut
in teaching force, according to Dean
Walker. And teachers, staring un
employment in the face, are inclined
to forget summer training. ,
After liberal interpretation, ' the
teachers saw it to mean not a lessened
teaching force but the hardest compe
tition there has ever been for teach
ing places, with only the teachers
with the higher certificates surviving.
And now they are making haste to
make preparations for the summer
training and raise their certification
standards.
Reservations are already filling
many of the dormitories up for the
summer, according to Dean Walker,
and interest is fully as high as it was
this time last year.
The Summer School will again be
held in two terms, the first beginning
June 13 and ending July 23, and the
second beginning July 24 and ending
August 30.
Preliminary announcement of
-courses to be offered, instructions,
accommodations, and so on was
brought out in January in bulletin
form, and a more detailed catalogue
is to be brought out the last of this
month.
The University Summer School,
established by Dr. Kemp P. Battle,
in 1877, is the oldest in the United
States. It offers college credit and
credit for teacher certification at the
same time, and has proved very pop-
ular both with teachers seeking sum
mer training and "college students
desiring to get off extra courses and
hasten graduation.
Nelson 0. Kennedy of the Musical
faculty has been elected organist for
the Chapel of the Cross for the com
jng year. -
HAMILTON TALKS
TO ROTARY CLUB
Lecturing to the Chapel Hill Rotary
Club at its weekly banquet in the ball
room of the Carolina Inn on last Wed
nesday evening, Dr. J. G. DeRoulhac
Hamilton, of the University History
department faculty, described Henry
Ford as' being one of the greatest
historians, in a practical sense, of all
time.
"'Ford is the man who said, 'History
is all bunk,' " began Dr. Hamilton.
"Yet he has definitely contributed the
greatest thing to American history
that it is possible for a man to con
tribute. He is now building a museum
at Dearborn, an enormous thing which
will house his whole collection of re-1
lies which trace the rise of America
in detail from the earliest stages of
civilization. Everything that can be
reproduced is being done so in this
museum. The evolution of every kind
of modern convenience is demonstrat
ed there in this collection. All kinds
of household devices, farming imple
ments, toys, pipes (although Ford
hates tobacco) and weapons of war
fare (although Ford is a pacifist)
all are represented there. Even old
grocery stores, street cars, and rail
road cars of the earlier and modern
periods are on display there."
"Everything is practical there. Most
of us think that historical relics are
things such as chips of bark from a
tree under which Washington stood,
or some other tomfoolery," concluded
Dr. Hamilton, "but in reality, this col
lection that Ford is housing in Dear
born is the only thing by which
Americans can get a true picture of
the progress which they have made
through the centuries. Ford as a
historian, practically speaking fur
nishes us an interesting picture of
the man who made it possible for us
to ride when we might otherwise have
walked."
Dr. Hamilton's lecture was a fea
ture on one of the series of Rotary
Club programs in which students and
faculty members are participating,
Dr. Eric Abernethy, University phy
sician, is president of the group.
The Order of the Grail will stage
a dance tonight in Bynum Gymna
sium. This dance is the second on
the spring program of four, one of
which is to be held every two weeks,
and is being given in honor of the
initiates into the Order of the Grail.
High School Week is in progress
and with the number of other social
affairs scheduled to be held in Chapel
Hill this week-end, a large number
of girls and visitors will be in at
tendance at these events. The dec
orations of the gymnasium for the
dance will be appropriate to the sea
son. The dance will begin promptly
at 9:00 o'clock, and several couples
have already signified their intentions
to be on the floor at the opening hour.
Tickets will be placed ort sale at
8:45 in the rear of the gymnasium.
The usual German Club rules in re
spect to conduct will be enforced! and
no freshmen or visitors will be, ad
mitted to the floor. ;
April Issue High
School Journal Has
Just Been Released
Men Selected for .
Carolina-Virginia
Debate Over Radio
The try-out for the Carolina-Virginia
Debate, held Monday night in
201 Murphey Hall, resulted in the se
lection of J. C. Williams, of Linden
and W. W. Speight of Spring Hope,
with J. A. Wilkinson, of Pantego.
The debate will be broadcast from
Richmond by station WRVA on the
night of April 25 at seven-thirty. The
query which will be used in the de
bate is: "Resolved, That national ad
vertising, as it is now carried on, is
both socially and economically harm
ful." The Tar Heels will uphold the
affirmative end of the proposition
while the Cavaliers will present the
case of the negative.
Both SDeiffht and Williams are
experienced debaters. Williams is
veteran of nine intercollegiate de
bates. Speight will be representing
the Universitv the third time. He
made his first appearance in the Caro
lina-Marquette Debate of last quar;
ter in which the Carolina team was
declared winner by a vote of . the
audience. Neither of these men have
ever lost' a debate for Carolina.
This will be the first radio debate
in the history .of the University. Due
to this and the great rivalry exist
ing between the two universities this
radio fray is expected to attract a
great deal of attention both on the
campuVand in state-wide circles.
The April issue of the High School
J ournal, published by the School of
Education, has been recently released
and distributed to the schools through
out the state. This issue contains
articles and notes by teachers and
students in the high schools and the
University.
Mildred English, assistant superin
tendent of the Raleigh- Public Schools,
in tne article "Methods of Kevision
and the Revision of a High School
Curriculum", discusses the programs
of curriculum revision. She describes
the plan used in the Raleigh schools
and its benefit to the teachers and the
students. This plan which has been
in operation for six years, was de
vised by a committe of eminent edu
cators in the East, and consists of a
system whereby a check is kept of the
records of each student during his
years in school and the courses of
study are arranged accordingly.
"Teaching History by Units", by
A. K. King, of the University of
North Carolina, enumerates the var
ious units in the teaching of history.
This article concludes the discussion
of the organization of history teach
ing which was begun in the March
issue of the journal.
Henry E. Biggs, of the Greens
boro xiigh School, tells ot. the aid
which is rendered by chemistry in
the prevention and supression of
disease. In the article "The Relation
of Chemistry to Health and Disease"
the winning essay in the North Car
olina Academy of Science High
School prize for the year 1928, Mr
Biggs outlines the means by which
chemistry may be used in combating
diseases.
W. H. Davis, of the University of
North Carolina, presents in his ar
ticle "Some Attainable Objectives in
the Teaching of History", the objec
tives which the modern teachers of
history should try to attain in
teaching history to present-day stu
dents.
Miss Nora Beust lists the 1927
1928 books which she judges to be
of interest for High School students.
There are also a number of notes and
book reviews in the journal.
Will Make Northern and West
ern Tours ; Program Not
Decided Yet.
Galaxy of Gay Girls and
oys Brighten Up Campus
The University of North Carolina
Glee Club will leave on May 1 for the
first section of their spring tour, ac
cording to an advance announcement
rom the Music department yesterday.
This section will include in its itin
erary four western cities of the state,
probably Salisbury, High Point,
Charlotte, and Statesville. It will
be gone from the campus for four
days and return to the Hill for a five
day intermission. After that, the
glee club will leave for its second
section of the tour' and will , visit
several middle northern cities, Rich
mond, Washington, Baltimore, and
perhaps one other.
The reason for the division of this
tour .into two sections is that one long
trip will cause too much time from
studies to be lost by the members par
ticipating in the tour. It was thought
advisable by the officers of the club
to divide the tour into two parts and
thus afford a short intermission for
the members to return to the Univer
sity and continue their studies fur
ther before attempting a northern
tour.
The program as yet has not been
definitely decided upon, but it was
stated that several new songs would
be included. About 32 members will
make up the personnel of the tour.
Professor Paul John Weaver, head of
the University Music department, and
Professor Nelson O. Kennedy will ac
company the club this quarter as di
rector and piano accompanist respec
tively. Wesley Griswold, student solo
ist with the glee club, who was so en
thusiastically acclaimed on the club's
tripsr last quarter, having withdrawn
from musical activities this quarter
will not be featured as soloist on the
spring tours of the glee club.
Rehearsals of the songs to be sung
on the tour are being practiced three
times a week, and the music depart
ment requests that all regular mem
bers interested in making the spring
tour attend every rehearsal from now
on.
Manning Returns
Dr. I. H. Maninng, dean of the Me
dical school, recently returned to
Chapel Hill from Watt's Hospital in
Durham, where he underwent an
operation. He is improving rapidly
but has not yet been able to resume his
duties.
Carolina Wins!
As the Tar Heel was going to
press yesterday afternoon, Charlie
Waddill and John Norwood suc
ceeded in bringing to a successful
conclusion a fast and exciting
doubles match with Rogers and
Folk of Duke. This match was in
the semi-finals and allows Wad
dill and Norwood to meet the win
ner of the match between Merritt
and Shapiro, one doubles team, and
Yeoman and Scott of the other; all
four are Carolina men. This final
match will take place this after
noon at three o'clock.
At 2 o'clock Yeomans of Caro
lina and Frank of Duke 'will play
off the finals in singles.
SHORE AND CHASE
ADDRESS SENIORS
Speakers Urge Importance
Cooperative Loyalty at
Class Smoker.
of
Speaking before the Senior class at
its last smoker Wednesday night, W.
T. Shore, of Charlotte, president of
the General Alumni Association, of
the University, made a strong plea
for alumni loyalty, no blind, but co
operative, instinctive working as a
united group for the good of the Uni
versity and the state. 1 - "
Speaking also to the "" soon-to-be
alumni at this final smoker of - the
year was Dr. Harry W. Chase, Presi
dent of the University.
"The primary functions of the
State," said Mr. Shore, "are the de
velopment of its resources and its
civilization.-" - . . "
The state is constitutionally com
mitted to promote this latter object
through a public system. The Uni
versity has been a tremendous factor
in the molding of - North Carolina
civilization, because by its broadness
and liberality, it has vitally touched
boys from every section, of all sects,
of every station of life.
He brought his message concretely
home to the seniors. "The future of
North Carolina lies in young men. If
you realize what we have here and
pass it on to the next generation then
we have something that is going to
last forever."
President Chase also spoke along
the line of loyalty. "The main pil
lar of support for the University," he
(Continued on page four)
University Will Begin
Work on South Campus
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Five girls in the top class of an
elementary London school have just
seen a cow for the first time.
British-American
Tobacco Man Here
A representative from the British
American Tobacco Company, Limited
will be in Chapel Hill today to inter
view seniors who are interested m
securing employment with this organ!
zation.
This company has plants in most
of the foreign countries. The repre
sentative who will be here is particu
larly interested in employing men who
will be put in training for positions
in foreign fields. Men who have some
knowledge of growing leaf tobacco
are preferred. Since some of the fac
tories are located in Central and
South America, a knowledge of Span
ish and some engineering is quite de
sirable.
Men wno are interested m seeing
this representative may arrange for
interviews through the Bureau of
Vocational Information, 204 South
Building.
Franco-American
Scholarship Is
Given Spearman
Walter Spearman, retiring editor
of the Tar Heel, and incumbent pres
ident of the 1928-29 Phi Beta Kappa
has been singled out by the Institute
of International Education to be re
cipient of one of the Franco-American
Exchange Scholarships to the
University of Lyons next year.
These scholarships, which are awarded
annually, carry a stipend of five
thousand francs, or its equivalent de
pending upon the current rate of ex
change. The sum is always sufficient
however, to cover expenses such as
room board, and tuition. All Franco
American scholars are given a thirty
percent reduction on all French steam
ship and railroad lines.
Spearman will sail from New
York for France on September 15.
His school session extends from Nov
ember 1 through June 30, with a
holiday at Christmas. Spearman will
be accompanied on his trip to Europe
by J. O. Allison, editor of the Yackety
Yack in 1928. Both Allison and
Spearman intend to study French
Literature at the University of
Lyons.
Ed Hudgins who will be a Rhodes
scholar at Oxford, England, next year
together with Spearman and Allison
have already arranged to meet in
Paris to spend their Christmas holi
days. During the summer of 1930
Spearman and Allison, intend to travel
in Europe returning to Carolina in
the fall of the year to enter the
field of journalism in the state.
Railroad Tracks to Be Removed
From Area and Paths Made
Is at Present an Unsightly
Spot.
Scores of Visitors Flock to Caro
lina During Annual High
School Week; Laurels Will
Crown Heads of Many Lads
and Lassies.
(By J. C. Williams)
To the student, the professor, the
oaf er, the laborer, and all Chapel Hill
it is evident that High School Week
is well under way. A colorful army
of high school folk from every section
of the state throng the stately walks
of the staid old University campus
for this the third day of their so
journ in the land of learning. Some
sophisticated, blaise, plainly nonchal
ant! Others with mouths gaping gaze
with boundless admiration at the won
ders of higher learning.
Already the good work is well under
way. J? nday and J? riaay mgnt saw
the events completed. All that day the
campus was penetrated from every
angle by the steady hum of ambitious
debaters, each anxious to bring honor
and glory to the old folks. The win
ner of the coveted Aycock Memorial
Cup had not been ascertained at the
time that the Tar Heel went to press.
AH day Friday sophisticated young
freshmen were parading their superior
knowledge before the admiring eyes
of the home town folks with whom
they had been equals a short year
back. But higher education does won
ders!
Friday saw many a high school
track artist go down before the strides
of a mightier opponent. Friday saw
hosts of debaters, who had hitherto
considered themselves unbeatable, go
down in defeat before opponents of
superior skilL Friday saw the defeat
of many who had hoped to return to
the old home town clad in the laurels
of victory.
To high school week Friday was
the day of fate. '
This morning the University's
visitors have begun their exodus back
to their homes some gladdened by
victory, others saddened by defeat;
but all broadened by their pilgrimage
to the land of higher learning. Soon
they will break the news to the home
folks.
And to all it is very clear that the
seventeenth annual High School Week
sponsored by the University of North
Carolina is at an end.
ORDER OF GRAIL
TAPS THIRTEEN
NEW MEMBERS
Honorary Fraternity Held Ini
tiation Wednesday Night;
Crew Is President.
Work on beautification of the new
South Campus is to start immediate
ly. The area has already been sur
veyed and staked off and actual
grading will probably begin next
week. The railroad tracks will be
removed, paths will be laid out, " over
a mile and a half of gutter will be
laid, and grass will be sown over the
whole space. It is the hopj$ of the
Grounds Committee, under whose di
rection this work is being done, that
the South Campus will be finished in
time for commencement this June.
The last legislature appropriated
fifty thousand dollars to be used in
beautification of the South Campus,
and the work is to be done under
this fund. The railroad, which has
long been an eyesore, is to be en
tirely removed from the campus be-j
low what will be known as the West
Path, which will run from the west
side of the Y building, along the
embankment in front of Venable Hall,
and to the new library.. The switch,
where material for all the recent con
struction work on the campus has
been unloaded is to be moved to a
place not yet selected, but which will
be somewhere near the Laundry.
A regular maze is to be made con
necting the present group of Saun
ders, Murphey, and Manning Hall
with the new library and Venable
Hall. Provisions will also be made
for paths to" connect these buildings
as well as Umgham nail, tne new
(Continued on page four)
The initiation of new members into
the Order of the Grail, campus honor
ary order, was held last Wednesday
night, April 17. At that time thirteen
new members were taken into the
order.
Those initiated at the recent meet
ing were Aubrey L. Parsley; Ed Ha
mer; Ike Manning; Joe Jones; John
Slater; John Idol; E. D. Emstead;
Douglas Potter; Joe Eagles; Harry
Galland; Henry House; Pat Patter
son; and Mayne Albright.
The Order of the Grail is organized;
for the purpose of fostering a better
spirit of understanding and co-operation
among the fraternity men and
non-fraternity men on the campus.
Each year a number of the outstand
ing fraternity and non-fraternity men,
usually sophomores, are taken into the
order. The Grail stages a number of
dances each quarter as part of its pro
gram, and annually awards a num
ber of medals and trophies to men of
outstanding athletic and scholastic
ability. Winf ield Crew, student in the
Law school is president of the order
for this year.
Faculty Members
Planning To Build
Among the members of the faculty
that are planning on building or are
having improvements added to their
houses are Mr. R. M. Grumman, of
the Extension division of the Univer
sity, who has let the contract for a
new building. This new house will be
erected in the Coker development, and
the contract has been let to the Fi
delity Construction Co. of Durham.
Miss Cornelia Howe, of the Library
staff is having her house plastered
and the contractor expects to have it
finished within the month.
    

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