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VOLUME XXXVIII
homore Orders Begin
Initiation '--'Of Mew Me
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'Sheiks," "Bulls," and "13"
Clubs Have Neophytes Parad
ing Campus; 37 Men Chosen.
With the opening last night of
the initiation period for 14 mem
bers of the order of the Sheiks,
the last of the three sophomore
orders begin an extended pro
gram of initiation. Thirty-seven
sophomores, initiates of the
Minotaurs, the Sheiks, and the
"13" club, will enliven the cam
pus with their odd dress and
clowning acts
Selections for the sophomore
orders are made from the ranks
of fraternity members. No
sophomore is allowed member
ship in both the Sheiks or the
Minotaurs, while the "13" club
is a national group, selecting
sophomores from the thirteen
leading fraternities on the cam
pus. First bids were extended
Thursday night to initiates of
the "13" club. The' 13 chosen
for membership are required to
carry with them a chain of
12 links. The missing link, the
13th, is the incoming member.
On requisition by a member of
the order, the new man is re
quired to explain the missing
link theory wherever he may be.
Last Friday night the Mino
taurs began the initiation of; 10
new men. A straw hat, worn
with years of disuse, and
adorned with a bright red band,
is the main feature of the dress
of the initiates of this group.
Agreen "mock orange," and a
red bow tie complete the garb.
The period of initiation for
the Sheiks and the Minotaurs
will end with a football game
between the initiates during the
half of either the Georgia or the
V. P. I. games. The antics of
this group of grid skin artists
are expected to entertain the
large crowd attending the var
sity game.
Following is a list of initiates :
''13" club Billy Draper, Sidney
Lea, Joe Carpenter, Ted Mc
Laughlin, Tom Shelton, Charles
Rollins, Ed Graham, John
Branch, Branch Carr, Byron
Grier and Warren Thompson;
Minotaurs Mandy Webb,
Thomas Alexander, Bill Bridg
ers, Jenks Hutchinson, "Stick"
Skinner, John Parks, Tom Fol
liri, Billy Myers, George Water
house and Lynn Wilder; Sheiks
W. S. "Satterfield, Jr., Henry
Anderson, Fred Jones, Hubert
O'Donnell, Marion Glenn, Reed
Perkins, Peter Gilchrist, Holmes
Davis, Edward Yarborough,
Tom Parsons, Frank A. Cole,
Worth McAllister, Harry Finch
and George Jones.
RUSSELL ARRIVES
IN UNITED STATES
. Stating that the American
educational system is not de
signed to make people know the
truth as it is tainted with propa
ganda and money of "Big Busi
ness" , ... its obvious purpose
being to turn out men and wo
men with brains as standardized
as so many gum vending ma
chines, Bertrand Russell arrived
last week in America to begin
another of his renowned lecture
tours.
Russell, a direct descendant
of the famous English reformer
of the 19thcentury, Lord. John
Russell, famed for his abilities
as a philosopher, economist,
mathematician, radical and paci
fist, is scheduled to speak here
December 3.
Juniors' and Seniors'
Pictures to be Made
The Business Manager of
the Yeckety Yack ..requests
that all members of the Jun
ior and Senior classes ..have
their pictures taken as soon
as possible.
Students to Choose
Cheerleader Today
Tomorrow the final balloting
for cheerleader will take place.
The position of cheerleader is
one of the most outstanding
honors on the campus. '
Howard Henry, assistant
cheerleader last year, class of
'31, and Jack Barrett, class of
'32, are running. Both of these
boys possess unusual qualities
and either of the two would
make excellent cheerleaders for
the University.
The polls will be open all day.
Voting booths will be in front
of Gerrard hall and the Y, build
ing. ' .
Out of a total of 615 votes cast
at the last election, Barrett led
with 170 votes and Henry fol
lowed with 151.
ALUMNUS TO HEAD
BAR ASSOCIATION
Kenneth C. Royall, '14, Golds
boro, . succeeds the late T. L.
Caudle of Wadesboro as presi
dent of the North Carolina Bar
association. His elevation was
announced following a meeting
in Raleigh of the executive com
mittee' of the association. Mr.
Royall is one of the youngest
men to hold this office.
Following his graduation at
the University, where he made
an enviable record as a student
and activities man, Mr. Royall
attended the Harvard law school
for three years and was granted
the LLB. degree. At Harvard
he was one of the outstanding
scholars of his class.
Psychology Frat
Meets Wednesday
There will be a meeting of
the psychological fraternity,
Alpha Psi Delta, Wednesday
evening in New West. At that
time, several members of the
fraternity who attended the
Dsvcholoerical congress at New
Haven last' month are expected
to present reports of the con
gress. Later on in the week
several new members will be
initiated.
Russell Talks Here
The young people of the Uni-
Iversity who attended the singing
service in the social rooms of
the Presbyterian church last
Sunday night at 8:30 had the
rare oleasure of meeting and
listening to Charles Phillips Rus
sell, alumnus of the. University
and a noted author.
Mr. Russell gave the gather
ing a very interesting informal
talk. His main point was on the
necessity for the University to
strive for quality rather than
quantity in the student body. Ac
cording to Mr. Russell, quantity
is no criterion for. greatness and
sometimes cmantitv may mar
the excellency of quality.
From 25 to 38 miles an hour
is the average sneed of most
small birds. ,
CHAPEL HILL, N. C TUESDAY, OCTOBER 8, 1929
di will DISCUSS
TUITION PROBLEM
Important Sleeting of Senators
To Be Held in New West
Tonight.
The regular meeting of the
Dialectic Senate will be held to
night in New West. In addition
to matters which concern the
Di alone, the proposition of a
mock trial between the Di and
Phi will be discussed. Every
member of the Senate is urged
to be present.
The following resolutions ap-
' near on the calendar and will
come up for discussion in the
order listed:
1. "Resolved, That the Dialec
tic Senate go on record as stat
ing that the University of North
Carolina should grant free tui
tion to all students who are na
tives of North Carolina."
"2. "Resolved, That the Dialec
tic Senate go on record as op
posing the present dormitory
system of distributing commo
dities to students."
The second initiation meeting
of the quarter will take place
one week from tonight. New
men reporting tonight, however,
will be given the full privileges
of membership and be initiated
at the regular time.
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Scientific Society
Will Meet Tonight
The Elisha Mitchell scientific
society will hold its first meet
ing of the year, the 314th since
its organization, tonight at 7:30
in room 206 Phillips hall.
The program of the meeting
will -include a talk by Dr. W.
deB. MacNider, research profes
sor , of pharmacology, on "Re
generation of the Kidney and
Its Bearing on the Kidney Func
tion," and a talk by Drl A. S.
Wheeler, professor of organic
chemistry, on "Further Para-
cymene Studies."
After the program of the
meeting has been given, impor
tant business matters will be
taken up by the society.
Garden Club Will
Hear Miss Busbee
Miss Isabelle " B. Busbee of
Raleigh is to speak to the Gar
den club of Chapel Hill this af
ternoon at 3 o'clock in the lec
ture room of Davie hali.
Miss Busbee's subject will be
Art in the Garden."
Chase Delivers Talk On Honor
System To Freshmen In Chapel
President of University Explains
Merits and Advantages
Of Honor Code.
Yesterday morning President
H. W. Chase delivered an ad
dress in chapel on the honor
system at the University. He
pointed out the ideals that are
embodied in the system in opera
tion here, and explained how the
system works.
As an example he used the
case of a man taking money
from a cash drawer in a bank.
He said that that practice is
termed theft; such is the case
in the University when a man
uses another's knowledge for
his own benefit. Every one here
is left with his own particular
personality. If he chooses to
work1 honestly, all is well; but in
case a man elects to borrow work
he is termed a dishonest person ;
which, automatically bars him
from the University. . -
Foerster Finds This The Dark
Age Of American Scholarship
Seerley to Speak
Dr. F. N. Seerley, of Spring
field, Mass., will speak this
morning in chapel on the sub
ject of "Rational Sex Life.''
He will speak again at a mass
meeting tonight at Memorial
hall at 7:30. Dr. Seerley,
while here on the campus, will
be the guest of the YJVI.C.A."
Student Vestry
Holds First Tea
The first of a series of Sun
day afternoon teas sponsored by
the student vestry of the Epis
copal church of Chapel Hill was
held Sunday afternoon from
4:30 to 6 o'clock.
About 100 students of all de
nominations availed themselves
of this first "at home." Some of
the young women of St. Hilda's
Guild (co-eds of the University)
assisted s, committee of women
of the parish (Mesdames Ander
son, Lawrence, Bullitt, Henry,
Slade and Toy, Jr.) and Rev. A.
S. Lawrence in welcoming the
students.
Tea, cookies and home-made
candies were served while an in
formal program of music was
enjoyed. Dr. Urban Holmes sang
several solos and Misses Strata
ton, Walker and Moore assisted
in the entertainment.
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Atlanta Alumni to
Meet October 11
Atlanta; alumni are observing
University day and the playing
of the Carolina-Georgia Tech
football game in Atlanta in
grand style. The Georgia Tar
Heels are having a big banquet
meeting to which are invited all
University alumni who will be
in Atlanta for the game. This
meeting will be held at the At
lanta Biltmore hotel, which is
alumni headquarters for the
game, and will begin about 7:30.
All alumni who contemplate at
tending the jollification are re
quested to write J. W. Speas, 819
Grant building, Atlanta, Ga.
Sophs Get Only Six Cuts
Through some misrepresenta
tion a part of the sophomores
have the impression that ten
cuts will be allowed this quarter!
The dean of students wishes to
announce that only six cuts will
be permitted to sophomores. N
In closing President Chase
urged that every man be hon
est with himself and others, and
consequently in the long run
each person would profit infin
itely. .
i At .the close of Dr. Chase's
talk, Dean Bradshaw announced
that all freshmen not in the
engineering school vould meet
with their respective Deans at
the chapel period Wednesday in
the following designated places:
Dean Carroll, 102 Bingham ;
Dean Hibbard, Gerrard Hall;
Dean Walker, 6 Peabody; Dean
Bell, 206 Venable.
Ray Farris, president of the
student body, then announced
that one cheerleader must be
chosen from those nominated
last week. The two nominated
are Jack Barrett and Howard
Henry. He urged that all stu
dents vote tomorrow either at
Gerrard hall odv the Y.M.C.A.
building. .
University Professor Points Out
Some Dangers of Modern
Study.
A vitally interesting study of
American scholarship is pre
sented by Professor Norman
Foerster, member of the facul
ty and a noted authority on
American literature, in his lat
est book, "The American Schol
ar," which has just been re
leased by the ; University of
North Carolina press. ,
In this volume Professor Foer
ster faces frankly the question
of whether our literary scholars
have lost sight of their proper
objects of study through an all
but complete surrender to the
mechanical tendencies of the
age, and the sensational and
commercial spirit of America.
According to the author, this
is" the dark age of American
scholarship. He points out that
we are not only fulfilling the
prophecy of Renan , that the
study of literature would be re
placed by the' study of literary
history, but that we are trans
forming our allegiance from the
republic of letters to general
history, sociology and psychol
ogy. This transference of alle
giance, Professor Foerster ar
gues, is evidence that our schol
ars suspect their own superficial
ity, which they are trying to
overcome by moving farther and
farther from the true center of
literary study.
The book contains a sharp, yet
moderate, criticism t of the types
of the modern professor and
their system of training the
scholars for the future. But it
is by no means merely-critical.
The volume presents a plan of
education calculated to attract
instead of repelling promising
students.
Among scholars Professor
Foerster is regarded as one of
the country's most distinguished
authorities on American- litera
ture. He is the author of a
number of books and magazine
articles dealing with that sub-!
ject. His most recent books are
"American Criticism," recog
nized in the League of Nations
list of 1928, and "The Reinter
pretation of American -Litera
ture,"-, which he edited for the
American Literature group of
the Modern Language associa
tion. :
The University press has
scheduled nine other books or.
release this fall and winter.
US. Marine Band to
Play Here Nov. 14
The campus will soon be flood
ed with numerous placards ad
vertisins the United States
marine band which will be here
November 14.
This band, sometimes known
as the president's band, is com
posed of 50 pieces. It is one of
the oldest bands in the country,
having been in continuous oper
ation for more than 135 years.
Plans are" still being made for
having the evening program in
Kenan stadium, provided the
weather permits.
Frosh Get Chapel Seats
G. P. Carr requests that all
freshmen who fail to attend
chapel and who do not have a
regular chapel seat call by the
office of the dean of students,
205 South building, from 2 to 3
o'clock and clear up the -misunderstanding.
NUMBER 16
BAND WILL TAKE
62 MEN TO GAME
Uniforms To Be Issued for Tech
Carolina Game Tuesday; Be
gins Routine for Coming Year.
The University band has got
ten under way on its routine for
the coming year. The member
ship numbers 80 men, but only
about 30 of these men have been
with the band before. Although
the losses were heavy among the
old men, the new material is
better than usual due to the
growth of music work in the
high schools throughout the
state. The fact that the band is
making a real growth is shown
in the relative time required to
advance through certain stages
of music During the past four
years the band has worked un
der the following schedule : the
first year through January was
taken up with march music, then
changes were made to easy con
cert music; the second year
through the fall quarter shifted
back to march music, and then
to more difficult concert music
for the second quarter; the third
year began preparation of a
very difficult concert program in
November; this year work has
already begun On concert music.
The band will make the trip .
to Atlanta for the Georgia Tech
Carolina game, and will possibly
play for the Georgia-Yale game
in Athens on the next day. For
this trip the band will have the
recently acquired , uniforms,
which were recently donated by
the University athletic associa
tion. Last year the band put on
a . campaign to 1 raise funds to
purchase uniforms but only a
small sum was obtained. This
fall the athletic association i
agreed to purchase the uniforms,
with this original fund to be
maintained for repairs and re
placements. Blazers of blue,
trimmed and monogramed in
white, with white duck trousers
will constitute the uniform for
the men; with a complete uni
form for the director and for
the drum major. The band will
maintain the tradition that has
existed since its organization of
the men going without hats on
parade Investigation of other
schools led to the decision to
buy this informal type of uni
form rather than something of
a military order. This is the
custom among the larger univer
sities who do not have military
training and R. O. T. C. bands.
The uniforms are expected to
arrive luesaay ana win oe is
sued for the Atlanta trip.
The officers of the band are as
follows: T. S. McCorkle, direc
tor; J. H. Brunjes, president;
J. W. Clinard, secretary; Paul
Patten, manager; C. H. White,
Jr., assistant director, and E. L.
White, drum major.
LIGHT DOCKET FOR
RECORDER'S COURT
Only three cases were tried
before Recorder Henshaw yes
terday morning, and all these
were concerned with liquor.
Denny Crabtree, white, was
given three months in the coun
ty home for illegal possession of
whiskey.
Jim Whitaker, negro, was giv
en 30 days in the county home
for public drunkenness.
Both the men were too aged
and infirm to be given chain
gang sentences.
Early Oldham, negro, was
fined $15 and costs for having
intoxicating liquor in his possession.
    

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