BE SURE AND SUPPORT
this summer's Intramural pro
gram. Enter teams in the soft
ball, horseshoe, and tennis
FOLK FESTIVAL TIME is
here again. Don't forget to at
tend the third annual Festival
opening tonight in Kenan Sta
dium. Three big nights Thurs
day, Friday, and Saturday are
Chapel Hill, N. C, June 15, 1950
Phones: F-3361, F-3371
More Than 3900 Sign
For Opening Session
By Andy Taylor
According to tentative esti
mates made yesterday by Sum
mer School Director Guy Phillips,
somewhere in the vicinity of 3900
students have registered with
the University for the first ses
sion of summer school.
This figure, however, does not
take into account the cancella
tions which have not yet been
received or of the many stragg
lers who will sign up before re
gistration closes at 4:30 this af
ternoon. Of the near 4,000 students ex
pected to register, approximately
2100 of them are old students who
prc-registered, Phillips reported.
Enrollment in the graduate
school was heavier than expected,
but the ranks of the undergrads
got fewer candidates than an
Latin American Studies
Offered In First Session
Williard F. Barber, Deputy As
sistant Secretary of State for
American Republic Affairs,
Washington, opened on Tuesday
the Special Summer Session in
Latin "American Studies, with em
phasis on political science, which
is to be held here during the
first term of the Summer Session,
June 12-July 20.
The Session will be the third
in a series of cooperative sum
mer schools conducted by the
Universities of North Carolina,
Texas, Tulane, and Vanderbilt,
which are participating in a
broad program of Latin American
studies with the aid of a grant
from the Carnegie Corporation
of New York.
Fellowships are being granted
by Carolina, Texas, Tulane and
Vanderbilt to permit scholars
from these institutions to study
. here this summer.
. An important feature of the
program here will be a Joint
Seminar on Latin American Af
fairs to be taught by the entire
Latin American staff, composed
of University faculty members
and several visiting professors.
Mr. Barber and the visitirg
scholars will be guests of honor
at a reception in the Morehead
Planetarium building Tuesday af
ternoon at 5 o'clock. Mr. Barber
Vets For Graham
A "Veterans for Frank Gra
ham" rally is set tonight in the
American Legion hut. Graham
County headquarters said yes
terday. The rally, slated for 8 o'clock,
is open to all faculty, students,
and townspeople who are veter
ans. The affair is called to co
ordinate the work of the Gra-ham-for-Senate
campaign in the
Several speakers are on the
program including Prof. E. J.
Woodhouse, student body Pres
ident John Sanders. Jerry Stone.
Hillsborough attorney, and Jean
McLean, women veteran repre
sentative. Women veterans are especially
urged to be on hand.
ticipated, he said.
Phillips also reported that Sat
urday classes will be held twice
during the first session.
The regular Monday schedule
will take place this Saturday,
June 17, while on July 15, the
last Saturday in the term, an
other session of regular classes
will be held.
Last day of classes is slated
for Tuesday, July 18, Two days
of exams will follow, on Wed
nesday and Thursday.
On Friday, July 21, registra
tion for the second session of
summer school will commence
and on Saturday, the 22nd, first
classes of the second session will
Such a tight schedule provides
for "no lost motion," in the
words of Phillips.
will address an opening session
in the Morehead Building that
night at 8:30. He "will discuss
the Latin American policy of the
A native of South Dakota, Mr.
Barber received his A.B. and
M.A. degrees from Stanford Uni
versity and did further graduate
work at Columbia University
where he was awarded the Ein
stein Prize for Excellence in
American Diplomacy in 1933.
After teaching in the College
of the City of New York from
1931 to 1933, he became an officer
in the Division of American Re
publics of the State Department,
working on problems of Panama,
Haiti, Dominican , Republic and
Scene Of Picnic
A barbecue supper, Bingo,
horseshoes, and a baseball game
will be the featured attractions
at a picnic to be held in Carrboro
baseball park next Wednesday
afternoon, June 21, at 4:30.
The affair is being sponsored
by the Chapel Hill and Carrboro
Merchants Associations in con
junction with other civic clubs
and all students and townspeople
The price of admission to the
picnic has been set at $1.50 with
all proceeds going toward final
payments on the baseball park,
which was built this spring for
use by the high school team and
American Legion teams from both
Aside from the Bingo playing
and horseshoes competition, there
will be all the barbecue you can
eat with a concert by the Chapel
Hill High band scheduled to take
A baseball game between the
Carrboro Athletic Club and an
unnamed opponent will highlight
the evening. The Club is re
sponsible for the game and will
be the host team.
Third Annual Folk Festival
Opens Three-Day Run Today
By Joe Cherry
The third annual Carolina Folit
Festival, featuring over 600 sing
ers, banjo pickers, fiddlers, and
various other entertainers, will
get under way tonight at 8 o'clock
in Kenan' Stadium.
The three-day affair will draw
outstanding folklore talent from
Dances, Lounge Music
Listed For Weekend
One dance and a Sunday after-
noon musical program by pianist
Bob Morris were listed as top
events on the weekend's social
I calendar yesterday by James
Rathburn, head of the Summer
"Come and get acquainted,"
will be the theme of all of the
activities, and with special em
phasis on the dances.
For the Saturday night affair
tables will be placed in front of
the building and dancing to re
quested records will be the order
of the evening on the brick walks
in front of the building.
The Rendezvous Room will be
open and refreshments will be
on hand along with the services
of the juke box. In case of rain
the whole affair will move there.
The information office in Gra
ham Memorial's main lounge will
be open all week to receive re
quests for records to be played
at the dance.
On Sunday afternoon at 4:30
o'clock the lounge will be opened
to all students and their dates
for an informal piano concert.
The main point of all of the
activities, Rathburn stated, is to
get all of the new students, both
male and female, acquainted.
He promised that there would
be plenty of stag girls on hand
for those boys without dates.
It is hoped that the dances will
be a success, in which case they
will become a weekly affair on
the program of the Social Com
mittee. Drastic Auto
Campus car-owners faced an-;
other drastic cutback in parking
space yesterday as the contract
awarding for the new Commerce
buildings behind Memorial Hall
J. A. Jones Construction Com
pany, now doing the work on the
library and medical school pro
jects, submitted low bid for the
work on the new commerce con
struction. The contract has not
yet been awarded.
Under an agreement worked
out by the Campus Traffic Com
mittee in March, as soon as the
parking space in the area behind
Memorial Hall is taken, all cam
pus parking areas, except the
space beside lower quad dormi
tories, will automatically be re
all sections of North and South
Carolina, Virginia, and Texas.
The festival, one of the most
popular summertime events in
Chapel Hill, attracts thousands
of spectators annually. In case
of rain, the three performances
will be held in Memorial Hall.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford, noted
The American Legion-spon
sored Boys State, being held here
this week under the direction of
the Institute of Government, will
roll into its big business tonight
wrhen two political parties nom
inate candidates for offices.
The annual affair, being at
tended by some 300 high school
boys this year, has included talks
by practically all state officials
on phases of government.
The "Federalists" and the "Na
tionalists" will name their can
didates in meetings tonight. The
election will take place tomorrow
Today the group will hear talks
by State Commissioner of Agri
culture Stag Ballentine and
Chancellor R. B. House. Tomor
row Dr. Henry Jordan, head of
the State Highway Commission,
State Treasurer Brandon P.
Hodges, Dr. Archibald Hender
son, and State representative
John Umstead of Chapel Hill.
The meeting will end Saturday
night within an awards , banquet
in Lenior Hall. City elections
were held Tuesday, and county
elections are set for tonight.
stricted to faculty and handi
Two more areas will also be
come restricted. Space at Emer
son Field and the Bell Tower will
be restricted to red ticket hold
ers student commuters.
The agreemnt stipulated that
the new regulations will go into
effect seven days before the
Memorial Hall parking area is
No estimate has been made as
to when the construction is to
begin, but University officials
pointed out that if the Jones bid
rthe lowest is accepted, the
company will probably begin al
most immediately, since its equip
ment is already here.
folklorist and director of the .
Festival, has announced that an
added feature this year will be
the appearance of Mrs. Lillie Lee
Baker and a large group of sing
ers and dancers from Austin,
Texas. Mrs. Baker, Director of the .
Texas Square Dance Festival, and
Henry Hudson, outstanding old
time Texas fiddler, will bring two
squares of dancers and a string
band to Chapel Hill.
"Some fifteen other large groups
of dancers are coming from as
many different counties," Luns
ford said. Mountaineer dancers
from Alleghany County with
string band, Virginia's square
dancers with Mrs. Anne Chilton
and Miss Evelyn Harvey of
Randolph-Macon as leaders, and
12 couples from Randolph County
will be among those on hand for
Professor E. K. Thompson is
expected to have a group from
Colridge this year. A Negro
chorus singing traditional spirit
uals under the leadership of Susie
Weaver of Chapel Hill will be an
important part of the program
again this year.
Officials of the Festival have
announced that UNC Summer
School students will have to pay
the full adult admission price of
75 cents for each of the three
At the conclusion of the three
day Folk Festival Saturday, Mrs.
Lillie Lee Baker, the well-known
Texas authority who will be a
headliner onthe Festival, will
teach a short course in square
dancing and conduct a callers'
Sponsored by the Extension
Division and the Department of
Physical Education of the Uni
versity, this course vill be given
in two hour sessions 3-5 and
7-9 p.m. three days, June 19, 20,
and 21, in the Women's Gym
nasium. Fees for the course are $5 for
students enrolled in the Univer
sity Summer Session and $10 for
non - students. Mimeographed
copies of all materials will be
issued to those enrolled in the
course. Reservations are being
handled by the office of R. M.
Grumman, Director of the Uni
versity Extension Division.
Summer Tar Heel
The summer Tar Heel, official
publication of the University
during the summer sessions, will
be published each Thursday.
Deadline for all copy and no
tices for the paper is Tuesday
afternoon at 3:30. All persons or
offices wishing io run notices
should contact the office in Gra
Classified advertising will be
accepted. The price for such ad
vertising is 75 cents for 25
The publication is made pos
sible through funds made avail
able by- the dean of Summer