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A Georgian talks
about a Chapel Hillian.
See page 4.
VOLUME 16 NUMBER 1
CHAPEL HILL, N. C. THURSDAY, JUNE 11, 1953
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Greek Houses Comply
With State Fire Statute
Faced with an ultimatum to
meet state fire law requirements
or forget about using their
sleeping quarters, the 35 of
fending fraternity and sorority
houses have given in.
Fire Inspector P. L. Burch
yesterday said the "last seven
or eight" signed their contracts
on the deadline day June 5.
Those failing to do so would
have been locked up above the
first floor effective today. This
is in accordance with a get-
Lunsford And Folk Festival Open
Tonight In Kenan Stadium At 8
Bascom Lamar Lunsford, a fel
low who looks as if he could turn
a tune or two himself, brings
about 700 performers to Kenan
Stadium tonight at 8 o'clock for
the first of three nights of the
fcixth annual Carolina Folk Fes
tival. The mammoth festival is spon
sored by the Folklore Council of
the University and will bring
participants from all over North
Carolina as well as Kentucky,
Virginia, Tennessee and South
Admission for each night's per
formance is $1 for adults and 50
cents for children. In case of rain,
the event will be held in Memor
ial Hall on the University campus.
Lunsford is director of the
folk festival and a native of the
Carolina's Summer intramural
program is open for entries in
lour sports, softball, tennis,
horseshoes and golf.
Softball and tennis entries close
next Wednesday with play be
ginning the next day. Horseshoe
entries also close then but play
does not begin until Monday,
June 22. Golf qualifying is open
until June 24 and scores should
toe turned into the golf shop at
There will be an "important"
meeting ' of intramural managers
Monday at 7 p.m. in 301-A Wool
len Gym, officials said yesterday.
Dorms, fraternities or others
wishing to enter teams should be
certain that a representative is
present at Monday's meeting. De
tails of the Summer program will
be worked out then.
Those interested in participat
ing in intramurals are invited to
Monday's meeting. Also on the
agenda is a discussion of a bait
casting tournament to be held.
tough plan recently adopted by
the town Aldermen when most
of the Greek houses were slug
gish iii meeting specifications
on which an April 5 deadline
had been set.
The houses were inspected last
December by state officials and
condemned for occupancy above
the first floor because they did
not have satisfactory fire exits.
Most of the installation work
is expected to be completed by
area from which the music comes
the mountains. Purpose of the
festival, according to Lunsford, "is
to recapture the cultural values in
our traditional American music,
dancing and balladry, and to pre
sent them in their unspoiled best
in a fast moving three evening
event, free from caricature, mock
ery or ridicule."
.Featured among the individual
performers will be Virgill Stur
gill of Kentucky, Paul Jones of
Wilkes County and Miss Jean Mo
ser of Buncombe County, all on
banjos, and George Pegram of
Iredell County, Ruby Lovingood
and Chick Martin, string bands
The Hanlon Mountain Dance
Team of 20 persons from beyond
the Blue Ridge in Buncombe
County will appear each evening,
showing "the lively steps and
weird figures of the mountains,"
The festival is a non-profit ven
ture with proceeds going toward
operational expenses. It is, how
ever, a self-supporting "affair.
Lunsford likes to describe his
performers as "professional in
skill but amateur in their appli
cation. They're just regular floks
(See FESTIVAL, page 4)
Tomorrow At 8;
Tomorrow's first day of class
es will end on a social note with
a meet-the-students party start
ing at 8 p.m. behind South
Building beside the YMCA.
Food, music and informality
are the ingredients, master of
ceremonies Nancy Home said
yesterday. She urged all stu
dents and faculty to attend to
morrow's fete, sponsored by the
Summer Activities Council.
Some 30 Carolina students
will be hosts and hostesses, ac
cording to Miss Home. Refresh
ments will be prepared by a
The French House, offering an
opportunity to speak the language
and enjoy mealtime fellowship, is
operating again this year during
the Summer Session.
With headquarters in the Kappa
Delta Sorority house at 219 W.
Franklin St. (next door to the In
stitute of Government), the French
House offers luncheons for $35,
dinners for $35, or both for $65.
This is June 12 to July 17 inclu
sive except Sundays.
In addition, a fee of $10 will be
required upon registration and
Will entitle the members to attend
the program of the French House,
including films, which will be giv
en every evening except Saturday
and Sunday. The programs will
ast for an hour and be directed
by Dr. J. Jacques Hardre of the
University and his father, Rene
Hardre, professor at Woman's Col
Mrs. Charlotte V. Huse is hos
tess, a job she has held since the
foundation was established in 1945.
Nothing but French is spoken
by members of the French House
at all times. Further information
may be obtained at the house from
one of the staff members.
Teachers Will Be Guests
Monday At Planetarium
Teachers enrolled in the Sum
mer Session are to be the guests
of the Planetarium Monday at 7:
30 p.m. for a guided tour and a
look at the current show,"Scout
ing the Skies."
The teachers are asked to meet
in the Planetarium rotunda where
they will be met by Manager Tony
Jenzano. After the show, the
teachers will be served refresh
ments in the Main Lounge of
Graham Memorial, student union.
The refreshments will be served
through the Summer Activities
Party Set For
All Are Invited
committee under Susan Fink
and the music will be that of
Bob Cole and his folk music
band, starting at 7:45.
Dean 'Guy Phillips, director
of the Summer Session and also
head of the School of Education,
will introduce some of the visit
ing faculty. Gray McAllister will
call the square dance to be held
following the informal program
arranged by Miss Home.
In case of rain, the affair will
be held in the Tin Can, beside
Woollen Gym on Raleigh Road.
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To Talk Here
The John Calvin McNair Lec
tyres, given annually at the Uni
versity, will be delivered March 30
and 31 and .April 1, 1954, by Prof.
C. A. Coulson, Rouse Ball Profes
sor of Applied Mathematics at Ox
ford University, England.
Announcement of the lecturer
was made yesterday by Dr. Alex
ander Head, chairman, Committee
on Established Lectures at the
One of the most prominent fig
ures in Britain in the field of
atomic energy, Prof. Coulson re
ceived his undergraduate and
graduate education at the Univer
sity of Cambridge. He has visited
laboratories in the United States
in connection with his atomic en
He taught at Cambridge at the
University of St. Andrew's in
Scotland before becoming pro
fessor of theoretical physics at
King's College in the University
of London. He went to Oxford in
Prof. Coulson has published
three scientific books and over 100
research papers, chiefly relating
quantum theory to theoretical
chemistry. In addition to his sci
entific training and achievements,
he is a distinguished theologian in
his own right.
The McNair series is supposed
to "show the mutual bearing of
science and theology upon each
other and to prove the existence
and attributes, as far as may be,
of God from nature," Dr. Heard
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The University's Summer Ses--sion
opens today with a day-long
registration in Woollen Gym.
Classes begin tomorrow morning.
This year's Summer work, as
for the last 14 years, is headed by'
Dean Guy B. PhiJIips who also
. Saturday classes will be held
this week for the only time dur
ing the first session. Regular
classes will be held in every
is head of the School of Education.
Dean Phillips has been Summer
Session director since 1939.
Enrollment for this Summer is
expected to be about 2,450, the
same as last year.
Teaching will be a faculty of
some 250 to 300, including 20 .
visiting lecturers. The first term '
will run from today through July
17 and the second term from
July 20 to August 22.
A total of 21 dormitories will
be used to house this Summer's
student body. Men will use Ay
cock, Old' East, Old West, Battle,'
first and second floor of Vance;
Steele, Grimes, Ruff in, Mangum,
Connor and Winston.
Spencer, Kenan, Alderman, Mc
Iver, Carr and Smith, regular coed
dorms, will be open to women as
well as Joyner.
Alexander wil be used for mar
ried students. Cobb and White
head will be used by the Exten
This year's enrollment is only a
little better than half the size of
the peak one handled .by Dean
Phillips. In a session during
World War II, he took care of
Now In Session
Three , conferences are in ses- '
sion at the University this week. ;
A confab on alcohol will closa :
tomorrow afternoon. The eighth
annual Summer Workshop Con
ference of the N.C. Classroom
Teachers Association also will
The third conference, an Econ
omic Education Workshop, will
continue through July 1. , High
light of this workshop will be an
address Monday at 8 p.m. by Dr.
Edwin G. Nourse, consulting econ
omist for the Joint Council on
Economic Education and formerly
President Truman's first chairman '
of the Council of Economic ad
Dr. Nourse's topic will be "Per
sistent Problems in the American
their mode of behavior.'