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Jack Crawford Will Play;
Rumored That He Will Go To
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For Series of
Jack Crawford's orchestra
which is to play for the German
club Thanksgiving dances No
vember 29 and 30 is to play for
photoplay comedies according to
rumors. Elaborate plans are
being made by the German club
officials for these dances. Lead
ers for the dances were elected
by the club two weeks ago and
plans are practically completed
for the dances. The set will be
held in Swain nail this year.
Five dances are to be given, two
Friday and three Saturday.
It is said that Crawford,
director of his orchestra, will be
come the next funny fat man of
the movies. -
Photoplay managers who have
seen" the comedy antics and
humorous grimaces with which
Crawford delights his dance
audiences are trying to get the
big fellow to sign Up for a series
of two reel comedies. After
playing here the comedian may
go to Hollywood for his first
picture. v
Jack Crawford's orchestra is
one of the crack dance bands of
the Music Corporation of Amer
ica, and its phenomenal success
in the past year has been due
to the original and mirth-pr6
' voking stunts of its leader.
Crawford is known as the
""Clown Prince of Jazz." More
over, he is an excellent saxo
phonist, as well as a versatile
Everywhere the Clown Prince
has appeared from Atlantic City
to California, amusement man
agers have been besieged with
thousands 'of requests to have
Jack Crawford back fora re
turn engagement.
Dancers like Crawford be
cause he is really funny, and
moyie audiences will enjoy him
for " the same reason. His
grotesque expressions range
through every detail of comic
and pathetic expression.
Yackety Yack
There will be a meeting of
the Yackety Yack editorial
staff this afternoon at 2
o'clock at the office in the
basement of Alumni building.
Travis Brown
Chapel Exercises Led By Cheer
leader Barret; New Carolina
Song Taught.
Local And Class Representatives
To Confer With Council To
Make Plans For Campaign.
The chapel exercise yesterday
morning was conducted by
Cheerleader Jack Barrett, who
endeavored to teach the fresh
men the new football song
which appeared in yesterday's
issue of the Daily Tar feel.
Steve Lynch assisted the cheer
leader in the singing.
Telling the freshmen of the
song, .Barrett said, that it was
original, being written by two
Carolina men, and hence might
be accepted as the. Carolina foot
ball song if sung creditably. He
ventured to state that it con
tained -no little of that quality
called "pep" and invited the
agreement of the freshmen after
the pianist had played the music
Then Steve Lynch sang the
song. ' After testing their voice,s
the freshmen took up the air.
Soon Gerrard hall was ringing
with the lively; strains of. the
new song, and before chapel was
over the men had, at Cheerleader
Barrett's injunction, "really
killed it."
Freshman Notice
A call meeting of the council
of the University Alumni Loyal
ty fund, to be held here tomor
row, was announced today by
Leslie. Weil of Goldsboro, chair
man of the council.
The council will meet with
representatives from the local
alumni- committees andx some
fifty class representatives The
meeting will be the first general
conference to consider the whole
problem of private gifts to the
University and will be concerned
principally with following up
the 13,000 invitations for gifts
recently sent to alumni.
The council of the alumni fund
has been busily engaged in this
work for months now, and dur
ing that time has invited into
active participation in the work
a representative, of each living
alumni class near fifty in all.
In addition, local committees to
aid in the work have been
formed in a large number "of
places in the statew
These organizations are aid
ing the loyalty fund council in
its attempt to build up the habit
of private giving to the Univer
sity. r; The council anticipates
(Continued on page four)
Afternoon PerformancV In Ken-
an Stadium; Evening Concert
Included In Bill Are "The No
'Count Boy,, "Magnolia's
Man,"; And The Original Ver-
sion of "Job's Kinfolks."
Mold Aosemfoly
lect Four Offic
juiere jlo
In "Tin Can.
Freshmen who handed their
names in at the Y to be ushers
for the Marine Band concert
will report today at the Y at
10:30 to receive further instructions.
Collegians Do Admirers Dirty
Trick; Wear Regular Clothes
r "Conservatism That's the
watchword" of the collegians of
1929. So says Sam Love of the
United States Press in a Sun
day feature. "Theyx have done
their admirers a dirty trick this
fall. They have begun to wear
regular clothes.",
' Sam is writing of the reform
of Joe College as he has seen it
in the universities around the
Manhattan village. His reaction
after the survey seems to be one
of surprise, especially when he
finds that "A great wave of
something or other possibly a
desire to look human has swept
over the frat houses and dormi-
tories and the result is so start
ling that it would have been
noticed before had not public
attention been diverted by the
lowering hemline of United
States SteeL and women's
The writer seems to be par
ticularly startled that the uni
versity men have become well
dressed. He quotes one sophis
ticated young man as saying:
"Oh no, it's not being one any
more It's not ood form, you
know . . . I mean it's not the
correct thing to 'slop around
Even last year it was rather the
berries to drop in at a dance in
any old outfit, but this year any
one who tried it would simply
get thrown out on his spine.
Evening clothes are the only
thing for .dances . . . as lar as
formal occasions are concerned.
And a dance is a formal occa
sion, isn't it?"
As another 'smart young man
has put it, "There are a great
many things wrong with the
world, but why add your person
to the list?" And so far as cam
pus attire is concerned, the most
condemning blow of all is struck
when Mr. Love declares:
"It is also bad form for even
a star athlete to go around wear
ing a sweater with a big letter
on it. In fact, wild horses could
not drag an athlete into such a
Take heed to the decree of
Fashion,- O, ye heroes oty tne
athletic arena!
From clothes the critic turns
tn mil etre morals and the new
campus code. On this subject
he says fhat tie has learned that,
although a friendly draught in
dulged in privacy is permissa
ble, "getting pickled openly and
flaunting an alcoholic -ego is de
trbp." iM ; - '
And according to Sam there
is also a .new chivalry towards
the girls among the members of
(Continued V on page four
The following is the program
which will be given by the
Marine band here tomorrow.
The performance will include
two concerts, one in Kenan sta
dium at 3:30, and another in
the Tin Can at 8 :30. The man
ager of, the band, Mr. Radcliffe,
writes regarding the program,
"Captain Branson, wTho is leader
of the band, is noted for his
generosity with encore numbers,
and you will find that this pro
gram represents about one-halfi!
the numbers actually played."
Afternoon program, 3:30 p
m., Kenan stadium .
Overture "The Flying Dutch
man" by Richard Wagner ; In
termezzo "Al Fresco," Victor
Herbert; Solo for cornet "The
Premier," Edward Llewellyn
(Arthur S. Witcomb) ; Charac
teristic March "Parade of the
Gendarnes," Matthew ' Lake ;
Suite "Neapolitan Scenes," Jules
Massanet; intermission.
Marche Heroique, Camille
Saint Saens ; Solo for Xylophone
"Grand Tarantelle," Stephen
Heller (Wilbur D. Keiffer) ;
Grand 'Valse Brillante, Fran
cois Chopin; Hungarian Rhap
sody, Franz .Liszt; The Star
Spangled Banner, ,
Evening concert, 8:30 p. m.,
Tin Can:
Overture "Carneval," Anton
Dvorak ; -Nocturne "Dreams of
Lov'e," Franz Liszt ; Solo for cor
net "Bride of the Waves," Her
bert Clark (John P. White) ;
Grand Scenes from "Andrea
Chenier," Umberto Giordano ;
intermission. . ;
Rhapsodic Dance "Bambola,"
Samuel C. Taylor; Solo for
Trombone "Ecstacy of Spring,'
Robert E. : Clark (Robert E.
Clark) ; "Pasquinade," Louis
Moreau Gottschalk; "Carneval
in Paris," Johan S. Svendsen;
The Star Spangled Banner.
Saturday The Carolina Play
makers will leave for their
twenty-sixth Northern tour.
The regular bill calls for three
one-act plays, but in Baltimore
and New York this will be
changed to a presentation of the
three-act version of Loretto
Carroll Bailey's play "Job's Kin-
The plays to be presented are:
"The No 'Count Boy," , a negro
comedy by Paul t Green ; "Mag
nolia's Man," a mountain come
dy by Gertrude Wilson Coffin ;
and the original one-act version
of "Job's Kinfolks." In those
cities where "Job's Kinfolks"
was presented on the Northern
tour last fall, "Black Water,"
a one-act sequel to this play,
will be given.
The company for the tour :
Gertrude Wilson Coffin, Loret
to Carroll Bailey, Nettina Stro
bach, Phoebe Harding, Muriel
Wolff, Howard Bailey, Holmes
Bryson, Fred Greer, Bill Day,
Jack White, Arthur, Kaufmann,
Robert Erskine, Elmer Hall, Hu
bert Heffner, Frederick Koch.
The first performance will be
given in Petersburg, Virginia,
on November 16. On the eigh
teenth the full length version of
"Job's Kinfolks" will be 'pre
sented at the Guild Theatre ini
Baltimore. The next night the
regular bill of one-act plays will
be given at the Hedgerow The
atre, Rose Valley, Philadelphia.
On the twentieth The Play
makers appear at LaFayette
College, Eaton, Pennsylvania ;
at Lehigh University, Bethle
hem, Pennsylvania on the twenty-first;
and at Morristown,
New Jersey, on the following
The Playmakers reach New
York City on November 23. At
the MdMillin Academic Theatre,
Columbia University, -they pre
sent "Job's Kinfolks," both mat
inee and night. On the twenty
fifth and twenty-sixth they ap
pear at The Fine Arts Theatre
in Boston. Farmville, Virginia?
and Ahoskie, North Carolina, on
November 29, and 30, complete
the itenerary.
Bason Will Talk Of
Engineering1 Fields
Professor George FT Bason,
head of the department of elec
trical engineering of the Uni
versity, 'will speak to the fresh
man engineering class this morn
ing. Mr. Bason will explain to
the group the fields open to the
electrical engineer and the type
of mind best suited to enter this
This talk by Professor Bason
is the fifth of a series of weekly
talks to acquaint the engineer
ing freshmen with the scope of
activities included withm each
branch of engineering. Pre-H
vious talks have been given by
Dean G. M. Braune, Professor
A. W. Hobbs and Dr. F. C. Vil-
brandt., v '
What's Happening
10:30 a. m. Professor George
F. Bason will talk to the fresh
man students in the school of
10 :30 a. m. Meeting of the
freshmen who will serve as
ushers at the Marine band
2:00 p. m. Yackety Yack edi
torial meeting in the office in
. the basement of the Alumni
2 :00 p. m. The Sketch club will
4 :30 p. m. Co-ed tea at Spencer
7 :30 r. m. Meeting .of the
Gamma chapter of Alpha Psi
Delta in New West.
7 :30 p. m. Miss Mary Hunter
will present a paper on
"American Landscape Paint
ing" at the Episcopal parish
Frank Graham, T. S. Rollins,
And J. Kenyon Wilson Com
pose Nomination Committee;
Meeting November 27 and 2S.
Announcement of a committee
to nominate alumni officers for
1929 was made yesterday by W.
T. Shore, president of the Alum
ni association, who was in Chap
el Hill for a short time. The
committee is composed of Frank
Graham, Chapel Hill, chairman;
Thomas S. Rollins, Ashevjlle,
and J. Kenyon Wilson, Elizabeth
City. Nominations will be
made at the annual business
meeting of the Alumni associa
tion here November 27-28.
Four offices are to be filled by
election by members of the
Alumni association. These are
president, first and second vice
presidents, and alumni repre
sentative on the University Ath
letic council. The alumni busi
ness meeting, or General Alum
ni Assembly as it is known, will
nominate to the members of the
Uumni association two candi
dates for each of these two, of
fices. Ballots will be distributed
by mail to the alumni immedi
ately after the Alumni assem
bly, and a tally of the results
will be completed by January 1
.when -newu officers- take office.
Reports will be given at-the
assembly by Maryon Saunders,
alumni secretary; George Watts
Hill, general treasurer; the
Alumni Loyalty Fund council,
and the alumni representatives
on the Athletic council. There
will be two sessions of the as
sembly, the first being Wednes
day evening, November 27, and
the second the morning of
Thanksgiving day.
More Satire And Relaxation
Than Conflagration At Fire
Engineering Groups
Will Meet Thursday
Two of the three University
engineering societies will hold
meetings Thursday evening in
Phillips Hall. The mechanical
and civil societies will meet that
evening; the meeting of the
electrical society will be held
next week.
The mechanical engineering
society which was organized
two weeks ago will hold its sec
ond meeting to continue its or
ganization work.
The William Cain student
branch or the American Society
of Civil Engineers - will be ad
dressed by J. J. Slade, instructor
in mechanics and drawing, on
the topic "The Adventurous En
gineer." Mr.' Slade will discuss
the. work and life of the inde
pendent engineer.
In addition to the talk by Mr.
Slade, there will be a showing
of a moving picture "Building
New York's Newest Subway,"
This picture shows the: con
struction .work onwthe . new
Eighth Avenue Subway in New
York City.
(By H. J. (hlland)
At 9:15 Monday night the
first of the season's blazing
social events flared up at the
corner of- the Intramural , Ath
letic field. Most of the best
people from the surrounding
dormitories were present to see
the event.
Following the city fire truck
down Franklin street and past
Spencer Hall, turning . at the
corner, a long line of cars help
ed the excitement along . f with
horns and headlights.
. The flames of the fire were
easily visible beyond J Dormi
tory, but, helpful as they al
ways are, the crowd of students
which was already assembled
directed the fighters with
whoomner veins of "Fire V
Since it was too hot to stand
within ten feet of the fire and
half the field was illuminated,
the assistance was hardly neces-
Apparently considering the
fire as too small and unimport
ant, for their full attention, the
truck and most of the men re
mained parked on the pavement.
One vman, complete with blue
uniform, hat, and pike, .. came
down to look the fire over. His
appearance was immediately
hailed with- cheers and loud
handclipping. He smiled pleas
antly. ;.. : ,
- The usual enthusiasm at so
cial : fires quickly 4ied down.
After all, it was only ax rubbish
dump which was ablaze, and
there was no furniture' to be
dramatically" and superfluously
dragged out into the middle of
the street, no jumps to be made
from upper stories onto mat
tresses below, and no . water to
explode fountain-like and un
expectedly from the middle - of
the hoses. Nor was there a
piano to be played while x the
flames leaped about, as at the
Pickard Hotel fire of a few
years ago. In short, after the
first five minutes, it was unex
citing. Several students mut
tered something about "Money
back. . . ."and "Not what they
used to be. . . ."
It was too early in the even
ing for the crowd to be properly
attired for "fire-att en dinar . in
pajamas, so that the proper
background was missing. The
pine trees lit with a yeow light
against the dark blue of the skj'
was interesting, but not excit-
ing. Ana tnere was ram. ,
As a curtain-raiser for the
Chapel Hill fire season, the
recent affair was a disappoint
ment. Chief Foister has promis
ed bigger and better fires, more
rescues, more opportunities for
organized cheering, and more co
eds at the fires which remain on
the schedule. If these promises
are carried out,, he may un
doubtedly expect better gate re
ceipts; and more co-operation of
the; .type : which, i has always
featured the proper kind of
public fire in Chapel Hill.

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