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NEWS
Coed Senate Recommends
Student Daily In March
Vet Housing Situation
Hunt Answers Clark
Serving1 Civilian and Military Students at UNG
VOLUME LIII SW
CHAPEL HILL, N. C., SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1945
NUMBER SW 104
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Comer Poses
Vet Housing
Difficulties
Partial Solution
Hoped For Shortly
"The University housing commit
tee is working day and night in an
attempt to secure adequate house
keeping units for married veteran
students," Harry Comer, YMCA sec
retary, announced late Thursday.
At present several plans are being
considered for temporary and perma
nent housing. It is hoped that a defi
nite decision can be given early next
week for partial solution of this prob
lem. "However, under present cir
cumstances, with lack of materials,
no definite promise of housekeeping
unit construction can be made, even
after building may have been started,"
Mr. Comer stated.
Survey Made
According to a survey completed
December 6, 235 housekeeping, units
will be needed by February. At the
present time, 36 couples without
children and 31 couples with children
need homes. In January, 121 married
veterans are expected to register for
the first time.. At the beginning of
the law school term in February 13
more veterans will register.
There are now 650 veterans on the
campus, 450 more are expected in
January, and a minimum of 500 in
March. By next fall it is expected!
that the majority of students will be
veterans. Fifty per cent of the pres
ent freshman class is over 25 years
old. Most of these students are vet
erans.
The housing committee emphasized
that living quarters in Whitehead
dormitory and in the old infirmary
are merely temporary. Fourteen mar
ried , couples with children are quar
tered in the infirmary building and
40 couples without children are in
Whitehead dormitory. All xrt - - these
people need new quarters because, of
the lack of cooking and other facili
ties in their present domiciles.
Close Race Shown
By Returns From
Coed Balloting
The results of the coed elections
for Honor Council, Legislature and
Senate, which took place Thursday,
indicate that no winner won by a
large majority. Meadie Montgomery,
chairman of the Elections Committee
of the Coed Senate, announced that
Ann Cutts and Fran Golden were
elected to the Honor Council, receiv
ing 140 and 153 votes respectively.
Jane Isenhour, who received 276
votes, was elected to Legislature.
Sally Robertson, who received .151
votes, and Sybil Goerch, who received
136 votes, were elected to the Senate.
Gloria Bobbins and Flo Ann Rob
erts, who were nominated for repre
sentatives to the Honor Council, re
ceived 130 and 134 votes respectively.
lhe runners-up for the Senate were
Virginia Gaston, who received 134
votes, and Jeanne Driscoll, who re
ceived 135 votes. Mag Burk, who" was
nominated for representative to the
Legislature, received 260 votes.
Tabulations indicate that a little
over fifty per cent of the coeds voted.
Men's Dorms To Have
Three In Each Room
Beginning January 3, male stu
dents will be assigned 3 tola room
in dormitories. The ruling will first
go into effect in the lower quad
rangle and then extend throughout
the campus.
Medical students must sign up
for rooms in Stacy before noon,
December 15. Reservations for all
rooms .are now being accepted.
There will be one room reserved'
in each dormitory for social pur
poses. . -
The Pre-Flight Armory will be
converted into a "scuttlebutt" as
soon as supplies are available.
These decisions were made at a
special meeting of the adminis
tration Friday, and have been of
ficially announced to Charlie Vance,
President of the Student Body, and
Jimmy Wallace, President of the
Interdormitory Council.
Vance, Duncan Issue
Preliminary Report
On Coed Privileges
Charlie Vance, president of the
student body, and Ruth Duncan,
"president of Woman's Government
make the following statement con
cerning rumors in regard to coed
visiting privileges:
"The rumors that- have been
spreading around the campus re
cently that coed visiting privileges
will be drastically curtailed are un
founded. We do, however, plan to
more rigidly enforce through the
proper agencies the rules and
regulations now in existence.
"We, as Carolina students, have
pledged ourselves to uphold our
standard of honor; we must real
ize the responsibilities we have as
sumed under the Campus Code. Un
less we do this, the privileges we
now enjoy under our present sys
tem of government may be taken
away."
Union Features
Fireside Trio
Big Christmas Party
Featured Next Week
Featuring chamber music, and pop
ular classics, a . string trio from the
University music department will hold
a concert in the Graham Memorial
Main Lounge beginning at 9 o'clock
tomorrow night.
Popular Instructors
The trio, consisting of graduate in
structors in the Music department, in
cludes Miss Mary Louise Emory, pian
ist, Miss Emily Porter, violinist, and
Mr. Willis Gates, violinist, and hav
ing played together in many engage
ments on tbs campus, has proven ex
ceedingly popular.
-j Miss Martha Rice, director, an
nounced that these Sunday night Fire
side' Concerts are , a regular feature
of the Student Union weekly pro-
gram, and in tne iuture win leature
more campus student talent, and va
riety, shows. ;
Christmas 'Party
Ushering in the Christmas season
with lots of the good old holiday spirit
Miss Rice also announced plans today
for a gala Christmas party in the
main Graham Memorial lounge, to take
place Sunday night, December 16.
Santa Claus will be on hand for the
occasion, which will commence imme
diately following the "Messiah" re
cital in Hill Hall, and will give out
presents to all the happy kiddies.
Christmas Shopping
Students are ursred to do their
Christmas shopping early and turn
their nresents into the Graham Me
morial office, for safekeeping until
the party. Miss Rice particularly
asked students to bring all their gifts,
serious or funny ones, for fellow stu
dents to the office early next week, and
have the fun of really "getting some
thing from Santa Claus."
There will be Christmas carols, en
tertainment, and plenty of holiday re
freshments for this festive, pre-holi-
day fling.
WGA Tea Sunday
Held In Honor Of
Faculty arid Wives
The Woman's Government Associa
tion invites all members of the fac
ulty and their wives and all coeds on
campus to a tea tomorrow afternoon
from 4 to 6 o'clock in the main lounge
of Graham Memorial.
Sunday's tea will be given primarily
to honor the faculty, but at the same
time it will give them and the coeds
an opportunity to meet each other so
cially. Printed invitations have been
sent to all members of the faculty and
letters have been addressed to every
dormitory and sorority, house.
Members i the WGA Executive
Cabinet will act as hostesses for the
occasion, and members of the Coed
Senate have made, all arrangements.
Lillian Leonhard is chairman of the
committee planning the event, and
serving with her are Frances Bleight,
Mary Hill Gaston, Jerry Atkins, and
Marguerite Emmert.
Ruth Duncan, president of the Wo
man's Government Association, has
urged all coeds to attend the W.G.A.
sponsored event tomorrow.
Coed Senate Initiates
Social Conduct Probe
Group Recommends More Stringent Rulings;
Import Restrictions Suggested To Council
By Mary Hill Gaston
Social order and conduct on
come up for close scrutiny from
was brought to the fore Tuesday;
cussed the problem and sent a
the House Privileges Board, the
Women's Interdormitory Council.
Speaker- Lib Schofield opened the
discussion with a brief summary of
the problem and then threw the floor
open to the Senate for discussion.
Fuller Orientation
- The Honor Code and the Campus
Code were brought up first, and it
was the unanimous opinion of the
Senate that both codes should be much
more fully explained during the ori
entation of new coeds. Since these
codes are the basis of all rules, the
senators felt coeds should be thor
oughly familiar with what they are
saying when they sign them in cere
monies conducted by Honor Council
members.
Recommendations from the coed
legislative body to the House. Privi
leges Board were: for more frequent
inspections of fraternity houses, to
be made at any time and with no ad
vance notice whatsoever; for wider
publication of house rules now in ef
fect, to be made in both women's dor
mitories arid in the houses themselves,
so that students may learn the rules
they are responsible for.
! Imports Affected
v.Tb the Interfraternity Council the
Senate recommended that some
change concerning visiting privileges
of imports be made. Some members
of the Senate expressed the opinion
that fraternity houses should .have the
same closing hours for all girls as are
in effect for coeds.
-The-rSen&tewaa unanimous m its
recommendations to the; Women's In
terdormitory Council that frequent
room checks be made after closing
hours There was some discussion along
the lines that such inspections would
seem contrary to the Honor Code and
unnecessary because of this code. But
it was agreed that a minority of coeds
have, taken advantage of the code and
have slipped in or out of the dormi
tory after closing time. Serious pen
alties for coeds coming in obviously
under the influence of alcohol were
also recommended by the Senate
Other Discussions
Other discussions on the subject of
See COED SENATE, page U.
Coeds In Uniforms
Of Foreign Nations
Support WSSF Drive
By Sarah Spratt
As Carolina students entered Le
noir Hall Thursday at noon, they
found the world had decreased right
before their eyes! There were coeds
from Japan, China and Greece!
The tail, darK lireeK girl ap
proached the "eager for food" Tar
Heel. So colorfully was she dressed
that the student did not notice the
tickets she held in her hand. She
wore a lace shawl, a silk skirt, with
fed, purple and green sequins, and a
red and green blouse.
"Could you study if you were
hungry?"
"Well I haven't been real hun
gry," was the answer.
"Then you can't expect students of
18 war-ravaged countries to study
and become leaders of a peaceful
world," the Greek student smiled.
"No I couldn't," he admitted, "but
how can I help?"
"You can contribute to the World
Student Service Fund by taking one
of these tickets. You buy your lunch
as usual. The cashier will double the
price of your meal. Without knowing
it, you have helped the foreign stu
dent eat for two days!"
"Ill be glad to help," the Carolina
student offered, reaching for the
ticket.
Short Of Goal
Thus, the Carolina students "went
-all out" for the special drive for for
eign students during the week of De
cember 2-9. By last night, the goal
of $2,500 for the entire campus still
was not reached. Kay Ferrell, secre-
See COEDS, page 4.
the Carolina campus, which has
many sides in the past few weeks
night when the Coed Senate dis
number of recommendations to
Interfraternity Council and the
Dorsett Voted
To Presidency
Of Veterans
Monday night the veterans' meet
ing gave way to elections and a new
group of men were elected to head
the campus' newest organization.
Dewey Dorsett won a decisive vie
tory for the presidency, and Blount
Stewart moved up to the vice-presi
dential berth. Don English is the new
secretary and Joe Woodruff, treas
urer.
President Dorsett has asked Dick
Koral to head the Veterans' Affairs
Committee: Ken Willis the Social
Committee; Bob Hamburger the
Housing Committee; Bill Lamkin the
Publicity Committee; and Ira Ward
to head the Membership Committee.
Roy Clark, Jack Gale, TFohn Hop
kins, Mike Loftus and Jim Todd have
been appointed to the Board of Gov
ernors of the group.
After the election President Dor
sett made a short acceptance speech
and announced that there would be
no more business meetings of the
Association until the beginning of the
next quarter.
National Magazine
Announces Contest
For Literary Work
"Tomorrow," a magazine interested
in public affairs, literature, philos
ophy, education and science with em
phasis on their development in the
futufre, is offering a total of $1,500
to the authors of short stories and
articles.
Officially enrolled college students
may submit work on any subject and
manuscripts will be judged on the
basis of literary merit and clarity of
expression.
First prize for the best short story
and the best article will be $500 and
second prize in both categories will
be $250. The contest closes May 1,
1946.
Students interested in further de
tails of the contest may obtain infor
mation from the Tar Heel office.
Wiley Returns
Of Underground OSS Actions
By Marianne Browne
?
A plane circled. Parachutes that
might have been red or blue were it
not for the darkness spiraled toward
the ground. Supplies for the French
underground dropped to the waiting
agents below as the plane turned back
toward Algiers.
This was the work of the OSS, Of
fice of Strategic Services, of which
Dr. W. Lee Wiley, of the University
of North Carolina Romance Language
faculty, was a. member." "
Long classed as top secret, in
stances of the work of the OSS can
now be partly told.
After Dr. Wiley left the faculty in
1942 he was sent to the OSS school
in Washington. There,-he-was taught
the art of secret warfare and the use
of every conceivable weapon. It was
a jod tnat tnugs mignt wen nave
been delegated to do. However, for
such underground work, the moral in
tegrity of a gentleman was necessary.
Men were chosen from all walks
of life men of character and relia
bility. There were army, navy, and
marine officers, .college professors,
newspaper men. This wide group was
trained in picking locks, tapping
House Denies Rumor
Influenza Epidemic
Will Cut Term Short
Chancellor R. B. House states
there is no foundation to the rumor
that school will close early due to
the large number of flu cases among
students, and exams will not be
moved up.
Thursday there were 82 patients .
in the infirmary, according to Dr.
E. McG. Hedgpeth, and the great
majority of these were ill with flu.
Dr. Hedgpeth said there are still
beds in the infirmary to care for
new patients, despite a rumor to
the contrary. Should the number
increase beyond the capacity of the
infirmary, which is unlikely, other
centers of treatment will be made
available.
The number of flu cases began
increasing about two weeks, .ago,
and all physical education classes
were discontinued Tuesday for the
rest of the term.
Glee Club Sets
Concert Date
Recital Due Tuesday;
nr u on W i 4.
Members bell llCKetS
Selections in the concert to be pre
sented by the combined men's and
women's glee clubs Tuesday at 8:30
p. m. m mil music nan win range
from sixteenth century a capella
numbers to songs from present-day
musical comedies.
The outstanding number of the
program, according to raui Young,
director, will be "Alleluia" by Randall
Thompson. The composer, who is the
head of the music department of the
University of Virginia, is regarded
by Mr. Young as one of the outstand
ing contemporary choral composers.
The 250 voices of the combined
cluhs will also be presented in "Carol
of the Russian Children," arranged
by H. B. Gaul, and "A Joyful Christ
mas bong by f , A. uevaert. uotn
of these melodies are Russian folk
songs and are oi tne extreme style
of Russian choral music with radical
adjustments in volume.
Elizabeth Worrall and Charles
Stevens will be accompanists.
Tickets can be bought from any
member of the Glee Clubs or at the
Y. They are being sold for 86 cents.
Profits from the concert will be used
to buy music and to finance tours
which both clubs hope to make in
the Spring.
Props Must Be Removed
I
Martha Rice, Graham Memorial
director, announced that all organ
izations or parties having property
stored in the old bowling alley in
the basement must remove their
articles by December 15. Any items
remaining in the room after that
date will automatically become the
property of Graham Memorial.
With Stories
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wires, explosives, dirty judo and all
sorts of self-defense.
Wiley was stationed in Algiers
from April to September 1944. From
there, half the French underground
was supplied and directed. France
was divided into two sections. Above
46 it was supplied from London, and
the southern part from Algiers.
Out of Algiers air operations
See WILEY RETURNS, page A.
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Daily Tar Heel
To Resume
Next Quarter
March 1 Date Set
As Final Deadline
Possibility of the Tar Heel's return
to a daily basis at the start of next
term vanished Monday when the Pub
lications Union board decided to post
pone such a move until not later than
March 1.
Earlier in the year the board started
work on returning the Tar Heel to a
daily. Initial investigation produced
the possibility that the Tar Heel could
go daily at the first of the year, but
no definite decision was reached by
the board. No, budget proposals on
the daily were presented until last
Monday at which time the board sum
med up the case with a decision for a
later date.
Needs Guarantee
The main reason for delay in pub
lication was the Orange Printshop's
contract proposals which called for
a two year contract on a daily basis.
Mr. William Pugh, manager of Or
ange Printshop, told the board that
fe 7uld e t0, h ome f?a"n
tee for additional printers which he
W0Uld have to hire for the daily pa
per. He said that it was almost an
impossibility to hire a man without at
least a 12 months guarantee of per
manent work.
Mr. Pugh also told the board that
he thought the present staff of the
Tar Heel needed to be better Organ
ized before it could attempt publica
tion of a daily paper.
Bob Morrison, editor of the Tar
Heel, presented a budget for the pro
posed daily as of the first of the year.
The budget outright called for a re
allocation of PU board fees in order
to meet the increased costs brought
about by daily operation. This was
found to be impractical.
" Surplus Needed
Morrison suggested resorting to
See DAILY TAR HEEL, page U.
Davis Named Head
Of Independents
By Acclamation
Evelyn Davis was elected president
of the Carolina Independent Coeds
Association by acclamation at the
meeting held in Graham Memorial
Wednesday night. She was formerly
vice-president and succeeds Thelma
feafnolucci' who left scho1 after
loot torrrt
The association will hold a Christ
mas party next Wednesday night in
Graham Memorial at 7 o'clock. The
party will climax the membership
drive which ends that day. A new
vice-president will be elected at the
business meeting preceding the party.
Other officers of the organization are.
Nancy Greenwall, secretary, and
Millie Kresnik, treasurer.
All girls who are not members of
local sororities are eligible for active
membership in the organization.
Dorm chairmen will see those girls
eligible before Wednesday to collect
es which must be paid in order to
attend the annual formal dance
planned for January.
Akers Announces
Admittance Rule
Dean Susan Gray Akers announced
today that new students will be ad
mitted to the School of Library Sci
ence of the University in the Spring
as well as the Summer and Fall quar
ters. This is a departure from the usual
custom as new students for the one
year program of this school are or
dinarily admitted only in the Fall and
Summer quarters. .
The new ruling was made primarily
for the benefit of recently discharged
servicemen and also those expecting
discharges soon. These men have
asked to be admitted as soon as pos
sible rather than waiting until the
summer or fall quarter.
Veteran To Return
Dave Duryea,, class of 1945, has
just been discharged from service
and will re-enter school next term. '
He is a member of "St. Anthony Hall.
    

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