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VOLUME XXXVIII
CHAPEL HILL, N. C THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1929
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I0CB WILL GIVE
FIRST LECTURE
TOMORROW NIGHT
Will Show Slides of Dakota
Players and Carolina
Playmakers.
Former Carolina Student To
Deliver Series Of Speeches
Noted Y. M. C. A. Leader Will
Speak Here October 13 and
14 on the Chinese , and
Oriental Situation.
Professor Frederick Koch will
give an illustrated lecture on
"Adventures in Playmaking"
Friday night at 7:30 in the
theatre. A variety of ,stereop
tican slides will show phases of
Professor Koch's work.
Part of these slides are of the
original productions of the Da
kota Playmakers of the Univer
sity of North Dakota -where Pro
fessor Koch began playmaker
work. Others show the develon-
A-
ment of the Carolina Playmak
ers. The lecture will include photo
graphs of productions on the
Playmakers' first stage in the
auditorium of the Chapel Hill
high school. Pictures of produc
tions in the present Playmaker
theatre, and slides of produc
tions in the Forest theatre will
also be used. The lecture is open
to the public.
Dormitory Club
Elects Officers
Mr. Eugene- E. Barnett, a
graduate of the University, and
for two years secretary of the
Y. M. C. A. here, will be here
next Sunday and Monday to-deliver
a series of addresses on
the subject of, "The Chinese and
Oriental Situation Today Poli
tically, Religiously and Educa
tionally." Because of the con
venient location and the size of
the auditorium of the Methodist
church, the Y. M. C. A. has been
given the privilege of using it
for Mr. Barnett on Sunday. Mr.
Barnett will speak there Sunday
morning at 11 :00 and then, again
that night at 8:00. He will also
speak several times to the stu
dents on Monday, and will meet
in conferences for all students
desiring to see him.
Mr. Barnett has for the past
20 years been in charge of the
Y work in China among the
universities and colleges. Dur
ing all the late Chinese revolu
tions he remained at his - post,
and kept in intimate contact
with the government leaders as
Special Rates,
Arrangements have been
made to secure a special rate
for the student cheering sec
tion for the Tech game Fri
day. A limited number of
railway tickets, sleeper tick
ets, and game tickets will be
on sale at the special rate of
$17.50 at the Book Ex
change for all three. Orders
must be given at the Book
Exchange before three o'clock
today.
The occasion of the first meet- wel1 as diPlomats and other for-
ing of the Car&liha dormitory sners.
club this vear was a e-ond sun- Mr- Barnett was the founder
of the Young Men's Christian
fJ-A Ji. jjai. cu. JJ uno IdUICo Ul tile
Episcopal church at the parish Association in Hangchow, a city
house. This first sUDDer-meet- of 800,000, the imperial capital
ing is becoming an annual affair durm the splendid days of
with 'the .dormitory presidents Marco Polo, and still the seat
and managers, as this is "the of a Proince of . 17.000,000 ;Peo-.
pie. i nis association nas De-
LETTER EXPLAINS
NOVEL CREATION
Rev. H. G. C. Hallock Writes Dr.
Stuhlman of Oriental Ideas
Of Earth's Formation.
UNIVERSITY GRAB
WILL SPEAK AT
HISTORICAL MEET
Alu
ts bti:
Itate Funds,
lulate
iays Chase
State Literary and Historical
Association- To Meet In
Raleigh. '.
(ByB. H. Whitton)
The man who made the world
was something over 7430 miles
high when he died, according to
the figures given by Chinese
teaching of the origin of the
world. - ' '' C
.This enormous size was figur
ed from data contained in a let
ter received by Mr. - Otto Stuhl
man, Jr., from Rev. H. G. C.
Hallock, of Shanghai, China,
who wrote to the University pro
fessor telling him of a Chinese
explanation of the origin of theJ mor,nmg
world.
This statement of the creation
Dr. William Starr Myers,
graduate of the University in
1897, ' prof essor of politics in
Princeton university since 1918,
widely-known lecturer on his
torical and political subjects,
an ct author of several books, has
been secured for the main ad
dress for the twenty-ninth an
nual session of the state literary
and historical association which
meets in Raleigh Thursday and
Friday, October 31, to November
1. Professor Myers address will
be n the evening of Nov. 1.
The association program will
open Thursday eveningr October
31 with the presidential address
by Dr. H. M. Wagstaff, profes
sor of history at the University
of North Carolina and editor
and author of several books on
North Carolina ..history. Fol
lowing the address there will be
a reception to members ana"
friends of the association.
A program of brief papers on
North Carolina and southern
tiistory by Miss Adelaide L.
Fries of Winston-Salem, Dr. G.
G. Johnson of Chapel Hill and
Dr. B. B. Kendrick of Greens
boro will be presented Friday
Team Given Send-Off
Last night a mammoth pep
meeting was held in front of
Swain hall to send the Caro
lina team off for the Tech
game in Atlanta. The team
will arrive in Atlanta early
this morning. This afternoon
they will work out for the
last time "before meeting the
powerful Atlanta outfit. At
the pep meeting cheers were
given for the team and for
individuals.
Appeal Is a Systematic Effort
To Get Alumni Into Habit of
. .Giving to University Each
Year.
The North Carolina folk lore
society will hold its annual meet-
was obtained during a BibleV1 on Friday afternoon, Novem-
Class in which the story of the
creation as recorded in Genesis
being discussed. The
was
come the rallying point ot a
igreat religious and civic enter
prise supported and participated thought came to those attend
in by governors, bankers, edu- ing the meeting that the Chinese
third successive year it has tak
en place. V
The main purpose of the meet
ing was for the dormitory of-
miP;n a nnA wi'ni nmJcators silk merchants, and oth- teachings "could go them one
' " a tw tkta nnA er .leading -men. When Mr. better," and this explanation
the piano with consummate
skill. The members, getting bet
ter acquainted, went into a hud
dle over some of the more popu
lar songs, and mirth and com
radeship held sway.
After supper was safely
stowed,' R. B. House reminisced
through his subject of "Dormi
tories as Wuz and Is," as only
Mr. House can reminisce. There
was a time when practically all
of the three hundred students of
the University stayed in dormi
tories. The senior, with his
pipe, his book, and his bedroom
i slippers, would take his easy
chair in front of his fireplace in
his room in Old East and study,
while his body,servant prepared
Barnett was called to the Na- was given.
tional Committee in 1921 he left The impressing things of this
a strong organization in Hang- story are that the creator of " the
chow, Roused in a modern build- world was born of "the male and
ing, generously supported by the lemale principles, xang, and
community, and led by a Chinese Yin." This man, Pan-Ku, was a
successor in the general secre- short stubby fellow with horns,
taryship. who had the remarkable capacity
Mr. Barnett was executive of growth which enabled him to
secretary of the student division grow six feet a day for the entire
of the national committee of period of 18,000 years during
China from 1921 to 1923. Dur- which he was engaged in making
ing this period he. and his col- the earth.
league, T. Z. Koo, were respon- He obtained possession of an
sible for the entertainment by axe, and then proceeded to cut
the. China movement of the the world out apparently
World's Student Christian Fed- nothing. After his work, was
eration Conference. T. Z. Koo almost completed, he had to die
succeeded him as head of the to finish the job. He died, and
student work. his various "features became the
Since 1923 Mr. Barnett has physical features of the earth.
headed the city division of the The origin of man is explained
M. to the entire satisfaction o the
C. A.'s of China. This position evolutionists, because this story
brings him in intimate touch states that they were once the in-
with all parts' of the country.
During the past few months he
has visited twelve of the eigh-
ber 1. The officers of the folk
lore society are Mrs. S. Westray
Battle of Asheville, president;
Mrs. Jbsephus Daniels, Raleigh,
Mrs. Maude Minish Sutton, For
est City, and Miss Lucy Maria
Cobb, Raleigh, vice-presidents,
and Frank C. Brown, Durham,
secretary-treasurer.
Engineer Students
Go To Raleigh for
Observation Labs
Tentative plans for several
observation labs to be taken at
the Raleigh field of the Curtiss
Flying Service by the students
of aeronautics in the department
of mechanical engineering were
announced yesterday.
Professor E. G. Hoef e and
Mr. N. P. Bailey, members of the
engineering faculty, were in Ra
leigh Monday evening to attend
the formal opening of the Cur
tiss Service ground school there,
and arrangements for these labs
were made at that time.
At the Raleigh field, the Cur
tiss Service has eight or nine
different types of planes, and the
trips will be made for the pur
pose of observing the types of
planes as they are studied in the
aeronautics courses.
At the opening Monday, Pro
fessor Hoeff er and Mr. Bailey
spoke briefly of their plans for
the University courses in avia
tion, and D. Allen Harrell, Uni
versity student from Scotland
Neck, spoke on the construction
of model aeroplanes.
Research Group Is- Studying
Failure Tobacco Association
Since the Tri-State
Tobacco
Associa-
Growers Co-operative
tion failed in 1926 members of
(Continued on page two)
'JOB'S KINFOLKS'
CAST IS SELECTED
The, cast for Loretta Carroll
his bed and his night-cap. Those
were the Oxfordian days of our nationar committee of the Y
existence, when tne ncn men
hrnne-ht their nesrro body ser
vants to school with them. But,
one should not romanticise too
much about the good, gone days.
.,, , -l irt J1- X - - -
Consider that tne stuaenx oi ,oon nrnu;tlps anrl bas inter-
time had to contend with numer-1 T.-, tviq - .if
l V It VU , iiitXXJ JJ-- HIV J
OUS noises, aismruances, aim lflqir. . 1P pnntPTTiTinrarv
other deterrents from study,! . 1qofi h( haa served Bailey's play "Job's Kinsfolks
. I UVilV- I . .i , i 1-111.
that are but unusual in ths I nTinllwlT14.iv ns SPT1inr member was selected at a tryout neid m
civilized era. One had a per-1 f ... Nationai Christian Coun- the Playmaker theatre last Fri-
fect right to ring the college cil and of its executive commit- day night The play will be
bell, make speeches at the well, tee which has brought him un- presented m its tnree-act iorm
visit, bull, and disturb anyone ugual opportunities with present as an alternate oin onmenay
else at will. It would have been ,ior1 nf fhp rhurches and oth- makers northern tour JNovem
. .1 ivuuvi yj l , - . nr
an insult to ask another 'man to i , organizations of Der 10 10 .
vi" -i y- o n i n
the country. He has also served
as college trustee in Methodist,
Presbyterian and Baptist msti
Der Deutsche Verein will meet tutions.
i ..... i
-Thursday evening, October 10, Most of Mr. Barnetrs public
a 7o r TYi. m Mnrnnev o. crtpninricr lri recent vears nas
v v w r-' $ i. ' 1 w fc-z-v o a
MV To1l wiMl fpll hripflv nf his Kaon rlnnf in the Chinese lan
XTXJL Vll vw is. w yVll vw-w - 7 I . .
ovoni Inst summer while Un His main work in China proauction last year.
f.oirr fbrniKrh fiP.rmanv. ic w nf trusted counselor and The cast follows: Kizzie, Lq
wan-uiife " " " n n:i rr -kja.
Qw,-0,ia nnrl Ttalv. His re-hvim nf Chinese leaders, both ,
tiikl lUiii - 1 AAV " ' 1 , . O! I "I i . ii . Til.
i; w;n illnQfT.nprf W in- fl,o c;nHatinn movement ulia ouuudU1' Jauime, ruue
nidi ri.o vv 111 k i" j 1 111 niv . , . , . 1
teresting snapshotRfrom the and outside it. What he says - Mteue, .urie.
nTiMi rhina trrnws. thereiore. TV1A' 'y axxj t
I I II III li . J I t 1 X lUr
(Continued on page four)
GERMAN CLUB TO MEET
Members of the cast were se
lected with a view to their tak
ing part in both this bill and the
alternate program of three one-
act plays. Loretta Carroll
Bailey has the role of Kizzie,
having played this part in the
r-. :i 5
journey, luveryone iati"viteu-
grows,
(Continued on page four)
Carl Rogers, Hubert Heffner.
the University Institute .for Re
search in Social Science have
been conducting" a study to de
termine the causes of this fail
ure. The work was begun with
the idea of avoiding mistakes in
any future organization, a num
ber of which have been encour
aged since the receivership of
the old association.
It is the intention of Dr. T.J.
Woofter, research professor in
charge of the work, to complete
his report of the matter at an
early date. For almost three
years the process of collecting
the material for the final 'ac
count has been under way. As
yet Dr. Woofter has not a title
for the paper, but he has plan
ned and announced a definite ar
rangement of the topics that
will be treated. . .
In the beginning, the back
ground of southern agricultural
life with its problems of negro
labor, -tenant farming, and sys
tems of finance will be present
ed. All of these factors will be
shown in their relationship to
the failure of the former asso
ciation. The second section
will present a body of statistics
on tobacco production, prices,
supply, and demand; in section
three, methods of organization
will be discussed: in number
four, the operation of the asso
ciation; and the last division
will be devoted to a discussion
of the receivership of the old
organization.
Dr. Woofter was assisted m
gathering the data for this study
by two other men. The first of
these was Mr. Sidney Frissell, a
research assistant, who worked
throughout 1927. Mr. Frissell
seemed particularly adapted to
the work by reason of his asso
ciation with the co-operative
association as editor of its offi
cial paper, "The Tri-State To
baccp Grower." Inthis capacity
he was given access to all the
records of the organization, and
was thus thoroughly familiar !
with its policies and methods.
He -was an ideal man for the
study, knowing as he did the
mistakes and fallacies of the ad
ministration of the association.
When Mr. Frissell gave up
the study to accept a govern
ment position in Washington,
the research was continued by
another assistant, Mr. C. J.
Bradley. Mr. Bradley's work is
largely responsible for the mass
of statistical information that
will be incorporated into the re
port. V '
Considering the critical status
of the southern agricultural in
dustry, the growing sentiment
towards a new assdciation, and
the statement Concerning farm
relief that was recently express
ed by the national farm board,
this study and report has been
consummated at a strategic
time. In reference to the declar
In making an appeal for pri
vate gifts with which to supple
ment state appropriations, the
University of North Carolina is
only doing what every other
state university in the country ,
is doing, with the exception of
Wisconsin, President Harry W.
Chase told Orange county alum
ni and University faculty mem
bers at a smoker held here Tues
day night.
It has been showm conclusive-,
ly that private -gifts tend to en
courage and stimulate state ap
propriations, Dr. Chase said.
The University president was
explaining the purposes of the
appeal recently launched by the
Alumni Loyalty fund of the Uni
versity. "Such an appeal should not
be regarded as an emergency
measure," Dr. Chase gaid, but
rather as an effort to get the
alumni into a systematic habit
of putting something aside for
the University each year just as
they contribute regularly to their
lodge or their church."
Citing examples of private
gifts recently made to state in
stitutions in other states, Dr.
Chase said that one donor ex'-
-1 . i j xi- nr' i . 1
penaea ior tne xvucnigan iaw
school ten tynes the amount used
for building here in the last ten
years. Private gifts made to
the University of California"
.have amounted to $5,000,000 in
the last three years. Every
building that was constructed
here at the University prior to
1905 was built with private
funds. - :
The Alumni Loyalty fund is
based on the idea that, while the
state may supply the essential
things, state appropriations
should be supplemented with
private gifts with which to pro
vide excellence in University life.
"That was the motivating idea
when the fund was started un
der the administration of the
late Edward K. Graham, and it
is the same idea" today," Dr.
Chase declared. "The fund
should be regarded as the pre
sentation of an opportunity
rather than of a drive or cam
paign." Following Dr. Chase's address
the following new officers of the
Chapel Hill alumni association
were elected : Louis Graves,
president; Obie Harmon, vice
president, and Herman Baity,
secretary.
nti'nn bv the farm board, its
members announced soon after
its organization that their pro
gram of farm relief would be
rnn rlnp.ted solelv through the
agsncy of the co-operative asso
(Continued on page two)
Miss Isabel Busbee
Talks To Garden Club
-
; Miss Isabel Busbee, secre
tary to the president of State
college for a number of years
and a noted authority on art and
landscape designing, was the
principal -speaker at the meet
ing, of the Chapel Hill Garden
Club held Tuesday afternoon in
Davie hall. Miss Busbee re
ceived her training in landscape
designing, at the Lowthorpe
School of Landscape - Architec
ture, Gardening and Horticul
ture for Women at Groton,
Mass., and at North Carolina
State college in Raleigh and is
an authority especially on
an authority on North Carolina
horitcultural problems.
More than forty members of
the club were in attendance at
this meeting which was presid
ed over by Mrs. H. R. Totten,
president.
guests are welcome.
    

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