CLOUDY THIS AFTERNOON
BRIDGE PARTIES 3 :00 -8:00
Benefit Student LoansFimc
CHAPEL HELL, N. C, WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 3, 1932
t i f I 1
Economics Professor Addresses
First Year Men on "Pioneer
GEORGE STARK SPEAKS
AT SOCIOLOGY MEETING
George Stark, well known
Scottish sociologist and student1
of racial problems in Rhodesia,
South Africa, addressed mem
bers of Alpha Kappa Delta so
ciology fraternity last night at
the chapter club room in the
Alumni building. The subject
"Some of the greatest and 0f the talk was race relations in
most notorious fortunes of the South Africa: Stark, who has
world came from the scrap- resided for some time in the
heap," declared Dr. Erich W. Rhodesian province of Africa,
Zimmerman of the school of discussed, the sociological situa--commerce
in his assembly talktions faced by whites there. He
"Pioneer and Junkman," yester- is in this country at present in
has. greatly in-
order to study; the treatment
which Americans give to their
'A DOLL'S HOUSE'
WILL BE STAGED
HERE THIS WEEK
TIME TO DISARM
IS THE PRESENT,
Government Professor Speaks at
Meeting of Friendship Coun
cil Monday, Night.
Professor Edward J. Wood
house of the government depart
ment, speaking before the fresh
man friendship council of the was furiously condemned in the
Y. M. C. A. Monday evening,! eighties and nineties as a
declared his absolute belief that: wrecker of homes and an
tnis period or international un-
! rest is the proper time for mili
BRIDGE PARTIES WILL BE
GIVEN TO AID LOAN FUND
duction of Playmakers
creased our respect for the junk- own racial problems, in view of
pile," said the speaker; "Today : their relationship with the prob
we are utilizing what was ; once lems faced by Rhodesians and
wasted." Dr. Zimmerman cited British South Africans.
Poland as an example of how a
-country handicapped by lack of
natural resources may produce
its own steel out of scraps.
The average steel article in that
country, said Zimmerman, is
WILL CONVENE TODAY
The board of trustees of the
Assuring his audience that he 'sic drama, the Carolina Play-
was no pacifist but rather an makers are "presenting it the
exponent of peace and interna last three days of this week as
tional co-operation among the ; the third bill of their season.
nations, Woodhouse presented
figures to show that America is
To help raise more money for
the student loan fund, two bene
fit bridge parties-are being given
today in the lounge room of the
Ibsen's Play Will Be First Pro-Kraham Memorial building, one
at 3 :00 and the other at 8 :00
At the afternoon affair, tea
will be served at 5:00 o'clock,
while the refreshment hour for
the' evening occasion has -been
set, for 9:00 o'clock. All the
students, faculty, and towns
people are asked to attend. There
will be an admission charge of
Miss Kate Graham and Mrs.
W. S. Bernard are the sponsors
of the events. Merchants of Dur
ham have donated twenty, prizes
to be awarded the winners.
Public opinion has, after sev
eral decades, caught up with
the Norwegian dramatist who
moral and destructive anarchist
when his play, A Doll's House,
was first produced. Now a clas
Henrik Ibsen's first play was
produced in 1850, but it was
responsible to some extent for not until 1879 that he wrote the
the present unrest. The figures play that marks a new epoch in
TTnivtv wfn PnrrT were those crediting the United his life and in theatrical history,
University will convene for its o , ,
regular semi-annual meeting in
fifty per cent scrap steel I and.RaieigH today. President Frank
the average ruooer article is
one-third reclaimed rubber. ,
"One immediate effect of re
utilization," explained Dr. Zim
merman '." lowering of
Porter Graham, R. vB. House,
executive secretary, and Charles
T. Woolen, business manager,
are to represent the University.
Governor O. Max Gardner is
p , its ultimate and more1 chairman of the board. ' The
important effect, said ' he, would -' tense situation regarding the
bei an automatic solution of the University budget and there
problem of conservation of na-icent activities on the part of the
States with an increase of 197
per cent for military purposes
since 1914, as compared with
the play that scandalized some
and delighted others" with its
TRYOUTS FOR DEB ATING ,
TEAM ARE ANNOUNCED
At the regular meeting of the
debate squad in Graham Me
morial at 7 :30 tonight there will
142 per cent by Japan. He originality;
uncompromising truth and bold.be tryouts for the debate with
tural resources, for, in some
years, the world will have no
need of mining its iron ore to
produce steel; it will merely
have to re-utilize the steel that
is already available.
Myron T. Nailing, an execuf
tive officer of the l?hi Kappa
Sigma fraternity, is making a
two-day visit to the local
showed that the United States'
budget has increased 400 per
cent since 1911 while the popu
lation lias increased only thirty-
six per cent and wealth, ninety- !
six per cent.
; Reading this play today,
when the problem it sets forth
is fairly well solved; it seems in
credible that' its- performance
even in England of forty 'years
ago could have raised such a pub-
University itself to cope with!
rTfliTinCs m o Ira hics rror hzi-in rv ' .' ...
, , , , . , not hope to compete in years to
ui. luv uuaices une uj. txie xuusi,
Asbury college, the subject for
which will be-Resolved : That
modern advertising is more de
trimental than beneficial to the
American public. This ' debate
is scheduled for "March "1, "and
will take place here.
All students are eligible for
the tryouts," which will be limited
important in the board's history.
Students who were confined to
the ' infirmary yesterday were :
John Acee, Mattie Irma Johnson,
B. E. Lukens, L. G. Laws, W. T.
Mitchell, N. M. McFayden, Betty
Wood, and J. S. Young.
He pointed out that Japan's lie outcry as promptly' ensued,
activities would be retributive j Ibsen wrote of their criti-
smce tne smaller nation could cisms, "For this 1 care no more tn Aw-minntA striifivp
than for the barking of a pack speech for each1 entrant- and
of chained dogs . . . I was pre- j probably a short period of cross
pared 'for the storm, but such examination. Those selected in
storms one must not shrink : the tryouts will represent the
from encountering." University on the affirmative in
the Asbury engagement. -The
Oregon plan is favored by of
ficials of both institutions, but
arrangements have not been de
come with the Chinese people,
to whom little damage could be -
done by a slight decrease in
MODIFICATION OR REPEAL FAVORED
BY TWO THIRDS OF MINNESOTA MEN
Poll Conducted by College Paper Indicates 957 Standing for Exist
ing Conditions; Survey of Personal Habits of Stu- ;
dents Also Included in Balloting.
o . '
; Seven hundred and sixty-two , for modification while eight
favoring repeal of the Eigh
teenth Amendment, 625 wanting
modification of the Volstead Act
to permit the sale of light wines
and beer, and 957 standing for
prohibition as it existed were
the indications of the opinions
of 2,344 students and faculty
members at the University of
Minnesota shown by a poll con
ducted by The Minnesota Daily
1o years ago. The results of
the balloting was revealed by A.
Ci Aslakson, editor of the paper,
m The Daily Tar Heel's sur
vey of college opinion on the
wet and dry question.
; The three questions asked in
the first part of the survey
were : (1) Do you favor repeal
The critical " condition of
Jefferson Bynum, University
geology professor who is in
the Duke hospital, was report
ed late last night as showing
no definite change. Bynum,
who was convalescing at the
Durham institution, suffered
a stroke of paralysis Sunday
night, and his condition has
been extremely dangerous.
wanted repeal. Fourteen of the
faculty members, all of whom
were men, said they drank at
least once a week while none of
the faculty women voting indi
cated they drank that often.
Aslakson commented on the
first part t of the survey as :
"Note that those in favor of
modification and repeal together
outnumber, those in favor of
prohibition as it now stands by
nearly two; to one, among the
men. he women as a whole
seem to be in favor of prohibi
tion as it stands. And perhaps
isn't i it possible some of these
voted for prohibition because
they enjoy the thrill of knock
ing three times on the door,
QVTn!lll?T?T T AW rPti
PLAY FRIDAY FOR
The annual engineers' ball,
sponsored by the four engineer
ing societies, A. I. E. E., A. S.
C. E., A. S. Ch.E., and A. S. M.
E., will take place in Bynum
gymnasium Friday night. Music
will be provided by Billy String-
fellow and his orchestra.
There will ; be no tickets on
sale to meln not registered in
tVio enorinoorinrr HTinr1 hn. aph
University Receives . engineering student' will be
Indian Flint RellCS 'given one guest ticket in addi
tion to his own bid. Owing to
ML BE VOTED
ON BY STUDENTS
Balloting on Group Recommend
ed by Activities Committee
To Take Place Tuesday.
The recommendation made
December 6 by the Student Ac
tivities committee, composed of
members of the -student body
and faculty having active con
nection with student activities,
for the formation of a student
auditing board will be acted
upon by the student body at an
election Tuesday, February 9.
The board would be composed
of two faculty members to be
appointed by President Frank
P. Graham, to serve for a period
of two years, and three members
of the student body. The presi
dent of the student body is to be
an ex-officio member, while at
least one of the other two is to
be a junior to serve two years,
making only one student mem
ber to be selected after the first
No salaries are to be paid the
regular members, but where
professional auditing services
are necessary they are to be paid
by organizations requiring' such
services. At the end of each
fiscal year in April the reports
are to be completed, and those
desirable are to be published in
The Daily TarJIeel.
The jurisdiction of the board
is mandatory over all accounts
collected by the business office,,
which are levied by a vote of the,
organization. Such organiza
tions as the student council,
junior and senior classes, Wo
(Continued on last page)
FRATERNITIES DEFENDED BY PRESS '
AS CONTRIBUTORS TO COLLEGE LIFE
The beginning of an interest
ing ' archaelogical collection has
the large enrollment in the
QpVinnl it Ti'oq Wn nwABS!irv in
been made at the Umversity by ,the st t0 limtt the number of
a g.ft of several hundred ch.p-1 onWde-This diffieuity
ped flint, artifarts. These have has been overcome by requiring
Deen presenieu to ur. coiner
of the Eighteenth Amendment? i havings a tiny eye inspect them
(2) Do you favor the modifica
tion of the Volstead 'Act to per
nit the manufacture and sale
of light wines and peer? (3)
Do you favor the continuation
of prohibition as it now exists?
In this balloting, there were dis
tinctions as to sexes, the women
being given differently colored
ballots. 1 - .
Six hundred and twenty
neven men anH 135 women, a
total of 762, voted for repeal
while 500 men and 125 women,
a total of 625, stood for modifi
cation. For enforcement, 668
raen and 289 women, a total of
9&7, went on record as standing
for existing conditions.
, Among the votes cast in the
Poll were the ballots of fifty
seven faculty" members. Thirty
eight were in favor of prohibi
tion as -it stands; twelve were
Cobb, head of the geology1 de-
all outsiders to bring girls. Con
t sequently, those men attending,
U T. J Ti llM"
rrV1' 4;. ? cu" rUU8.rt& who are not1 in the engineering
jj. Kignts oi vv inston-oaiem ior
display in the geological museum.
These Indian antiquities were
gathered in the vicinity of
Chapel Hill, most of them from
the old Mason farm two miles
southeast of the town. In a cot-
school, will have to bring girls
on their guest bid.
Tickets are available . to stu
dents in the various schools at
their respective senior rooms.
Mid-term reports for the win
ter quarter will be ' due in the
Philip WyHe Claims That Societies Bury Virtue of Youth While
Chicago Paper Asserts That They .. Offer More
Than Bed and Board to Students.
American college fraternities ' have been spared the expense
are under fire. They have been of constructing much-needed
attacked as being deterimental dormitories when fraternities
to the character of the individ
ual college student and as a drug
on the education market.
In a recently published article
came to the rescue with large,
comfortable houses. In some
middie-swestern universities, fra
ternities have solved many' of
in College Humor, Philip Wylie the problems of operating these
denounces fraternities on the tremendous enterprises by of
grounds that " they make fools ganizing themselves into pur
of tens of thousands of young chasing organizations.
Americans annually, and in the
best, they bury virtue so deep
Further, the Chicago DaUy
through a tiny .peephole, and
then being admitted1 to LIFE?
After all, they couldn't .have
those sensations if there were no
The second part of The Min
nesota Daily's survey is concern
ed with the extent to which alco
hol was used among students
and faculty of the university.
187 men and thirty-eight wo
men confessed to drinking- atJ
least once a week. A total of 988
men drank once in a while, but
less than once a week; and so did
141 women. Six hundred and
seven men and 362 women said
they were total abstainers.
Aslakson analyzes the situa
tion inHhe following manner i
"Though that is not the proper
adjective at all, we'll call those
who drank at least once a week
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tori field ' more ; than
gathered in a single day by registrar's office February 11 in
Keverend Rights when he was stead of February 4 as previous-
a student' here.
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that a national crisis is needed . Maroon sets down on the credit
to uncover it." (side of the fraternity ledger the
In considering the weight and following entries : "What, beside
import of such attacks, the ques- bed and board, has a fraternity
tion naturally arises: "What to offer its members?" First, a
have the: fraternities done to congenial group of compamons.
j ustif y their continued exist-; Second, the advantage of guid-
Collegiate Press's Opinion
Collected oninion from the
collegiate press is that ' the cam-
ance by older and more experi
enced men. Third, an experience
in doing things with a group
which may be immensely 'valu-
pus social orders have accomp-', able to the man who comes" to
lished a great deal in the past college shy or': selfish - or other-'
anu promise to coiiLnuuLt; luureiwisc apan nuiu me uuxwax.
to college life in the future.
The charge most frequently
Fraternities in the past have 'made against fraternities, which
proved their worth by giving to was repeated by Wylie, is that
American civilization - some of they tolerate and even encourage
the most prominent, celebrated t "Young lust stealing to bed
and still influential men we have rooms on dark and drunken Sat
ever known, among them being urday evenings." As a' matter
Grover . Cleveland, Theodore of known fact, house regulations
Roosevelt, Woodrow' Wilson,
Admiral Richard E. Byrd, Nich
olas Murray; Butler; Dwight W
Davis; Eugene1 Field, Bobby
Jones, Grantland Rice, George
Jean Nathan,- Robert A.' Milli
kah, and John D; Rockefeller, Jr.
At many colleges and univer
sities, fraternity houses- have
solved r the housing ''problem
'State institutions especially;
in every fraternity ' discourage
debauchery of this kind.
As to the affect of fraterni
ties on scholarship, that it is a :
question for some debate. How
ever, incentive for better marks
is a usual thing in most frater
nities; some trophy or prize being-
offered for high scholastic
standing and penalties being im
posed" for delinquencies.