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STUDENT UNION 9:00-5:00
CHOSEN TO TAKE
Second-Year Men Excused From
Classes to Take Examina
tion at 9:00 Today.
The testing of 165 sophomores
chosen to take the set" of exam
inations sponsored by the Amer
ican Council on Education will
begin at the University this
morning at 9:00 o'clock in 111
The second part of the exam
inations will be given tomorrow
at1 the same time and place, the
same group of second year men
taking the examinations. The
men, who- were picked through
the dean of students' office by
the selection of every third
sophomore, will be excused from
classes during the two days.
These examinations are spon
sored by the education group for
2. comparison of -scholastic
standards of the higher institu
tions of the country.
Persons 1 other than those
-those selected may also take the
test upon the payment of one
dollar and a half. The list of
persons selected was taken from
the roll of the entire class with
the exception of second year
members of the pharmacy
The following men will take
Jack Abramson, Thomas R.
Adams, A. E. Akers, C. W.
Aman, A. L. Anthony, DuB.
Avery, G. T. Barclay, W. G. Bar-
nett, J. K. Barrow, A. J. Bates,
H. W. Beebe, R. L. Bernhardt,
A. G. Biggs, T. W. Blackwell,
D. H. Blatt, W. W. Blythe, C. E.
Boyles, D. F. Braxten, T. D.
Bridgers, T. H. Broughton, G.
F. Brown, M. J. Brown, S. O.
Budd, J. B. Byrd, M. f. Cam
eron, E. Carland, C, Carr, E. D.
R. B. Cheek, W. Cobb, R. H.
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TO APPEAR WITH
Isaac Battlin of Meredith Will
Direct Group in Presenta
tion of "Messiafi."
A number of Carolina musi
cians will assist in the per
formance this evening in Ra
leigh of Handel's famous Mes
siah. This oratorio, one of the
most noted and best-known
ever written, will be presented
at the Episcopal church there by
a chorus of about seventy sing
ers, accompanied by an orches
tra of about thirty pieces and
the pipe-organ. The program
is sponsored by Meredith Col
lege, a number of Meredith girls
singing in the chorus and play
ing in the orchestra, and is being
directed by Isaac Battin, direc
tor of music at Meredith. Many
noted singers from all over the
middle section of the state will
The musicians from here who
will play and who rehearsed
"with the rest of the orchestra
and the chorus in Raleigh Sun
day afternoon, are: violins, Dr.
X. A. Mcpherson, Thor Johnson,
and Earl Wolslagel; violas, Pro
fessor Hugo Giduz, and Dr. Ur
ban T. Holmes; string bass, G.
H. Lawrence; percussion, Pro
fessor F. B. McCall; flute, La
mar Stringfield; cornet, Dr. E.
K. Mosher; french horn, Paul
Schallert; bassoon, Walter King.
EXAMS WELL BE GIVEN
TO REMOVE CONDITIONS
Spring examinations for the
removal of conditions on Eng
lish composition will be given
Friday afternoon at 4:00 o'clock
in 201 Murphey hall. Students
desiring to remove conditions are
requested by the English depart
ment to be present at this time,
as there will be no individual
notices mailed out this time. It
will not be necessary to prepare
a theme in advance.
Those desiring further infor
mation should inquire at the
English, office at 104 Saunders.
CLUB FORMED TO
STIR INTEREST IN
Prominent University Men Will
Participate in Annual Con
ference at Blue Ridge.
A Blue Ridge of 1932 club has
been formed on the campus un
der the guidance of Ed Hamer
for the purpose of studying and
discussing problems that will
come up at the annual Southern
Student Conference of the south
ern Y. M. C. A., which convenes
June 17-26 at Blue Ridge. One
meeting has taken place, at
which time Tom Wright, assis
tant rector of. the Episcopal
church, and Henry Johnston, as
sistant dean of students were
speakers. The club is endeavor
ing to stir up interest in the con
ference so as to secure as large a
representation as possible at the
The University will be repre
sented by President Graham,
Henry Johnston, and Dr. Eng
lish Bagby. President Graham
will speak at the opening session,
June 17 at 8 :00 p. m., on the con
ference theme, "Building the
South Tomorrow," Tom Wright
will lead a discussion of "College
fraternities," and Dr. English;
Bagby and Henry Johnston will
be associated with the vocation
Many Leading Speakers
Many prominent speakers
have been secured for the ten
day conference, among whom are
Kirby Page, editor of the World
Tomorrow ; Reverend E. McNeil
Poteat, pastor of the Pullen Me
morial Baptist church of Ra
leigh; Fletcher Brockman, pi
oneer Y. M. C. A. leader of the
south ; Bishop Robert E.. Strider
of West Virginia; Paul Hariss,
missionary to China ; and W. W.
Alexander of Georgia Tech.
Present plans call for three
main projects : Bible study, vo
cational counselling, and special
ized campus projects. As lead
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Engagement Of Two
Dr. and Mrs. Charles L. Dun
can, of Beaufort, have an
nounced the engagement of their
daughter, Grace, to Augustus S.
Rose of Fayetteville, the wed
ding to take place in June. The
bride-elect was a member of the
class of 1928 at the University
and has been a member of the
library staff since her gradua
tion. Miss Duncan is a member
of the Pi Beta Phi sorority.
Rose is the son of Mrs: Augus
tus S. Rose, of Fayetteville and
I Chapel Hill, and the late Dr. A.
S. Rose. He attended Davidson
College and the University and
is now at the medical school of
Harvard University. He is a
member of the Beta Theta Pi
The couple will make their
home in Boston, Mass.
CHAPEL HILL, N. O, WEDNESDAY, MAY 4, 1932
University Orchestra Will Disband
After Concert Wednesday,
The University Symphony Or
chestra under the direction of
Professor H. S. Dyer of the mu
sic department will give its last
concert of the year in Hill music
hall next Wednesday night, May
Approximately forty-five mu
sicians making up the orchestra
have been playing together un
der the direction of Professor
Dyer since last fall, and have of
fered previous concerts on the
campus, all of which have been
well received by the public, while
being noted for the excellence of
the performance displayed. Af-
jer this concert the orchestra will
cease its work for the year and
will not meet again until its re
organization next fall. An ac
count of the program for this
concert will be released later.
.There, were eight people on
the infirmary list yesterday.
They were: W. D. Gilman, Edna
Stroude, George Ragland, J. S.
Young, T. S.' Royster, F. W.
Lenon, Robert G. Lewis, and J,
High School May Fete
The high school will present
a May Day fete this afternoon
on the lawn in front of the
school building at 5:00 o'clock,
featuring songs and dances.
Oldest Living University Alumnus
Entered Seventy-Nine Years Ago
Reverend John H. Tillinghast, Ninety-Six Year Old Minister and
Formerly Chaplain in Confederate Army, Recalls Days
When He Attended University Before Civil War.
Files of the alumni office indi
cate that the title of the oldest
living alumnus of the Univer
sity seems to be divided. Al
though William Gaston Candler
of Candler, N. C., is the oldest
living matriculate from point of
age, the Reverend John Huske
Tillinghast of Eastover, S. C,
entered the University one year
before Mr. Candler. Tillinghast
celebrated his ninety-sixth birth
day last September.
He was born September 19,
1835, at Hillsboro, where his
mother had lived all her life.
Tillinghast says little of his
youth except that his father
sent him to the academy of W.
J. Bingham, The Oaks, in Or
ange county, for preparation to
Registered in 1853
He registered as a student at
the University July, 1853. While
in Chapel Hill he roomed in a
private residence, the home of
Andrew Mickle. The "first hon
or? he received at the Univer
sity, says Mr. Tillinghast, was
that of being chosen a member
of the Dialectic Society during
his freshman year. However, he
was compelled to leave his stud
ies at the beginning of his soph
omore year in September "on
ac'ct of ill health."
He next went to college at
Hampden-Sidney, Va., where he
received his A.B. m June, 1857.
While in school there he earned
his board by private teaching.
He wrote the following account
of his life from this point on
for the records of the alumni
"On my graduation at Hamp
den Sidney I assisted Professor
Ralph Graves in his school at
Belmont, Granville county, N.
BY TWO ERICSONS
New University Extension Library
Publication Deals With Mod
The University extension li
brary has issued a new bulletin,
Modern Russia, by Eston E.
Ericson and Ervid E. Ericson.
This is a study program for
libraries and other study cen
ters r including chapters on
Russian politics, industry and
economic organization, educa
tion, marriage and the fam
ily, etc., with an extensive bibli
ography following each chap
ter. ,. .
The bulletin was written in
response to requests throughout
the state for guidance in such
study, requests tor it coming
from many libraries as far dis
tant as Iowa and Kansas.
Eston E. Ericson is associate
professor oft English and Ervid
E. Ericson a graduate student in
Van Hecke Attends Law Meeting
M. T. Van Hecke, dean of the
University law school, will rep
resent the University at the
meeting of the American Law
Institute in Washington, Wed
nesday through Saturday.
No Commerce Assembly
D. D. Carroll, dean of the
school of commerce, announces
that commerce freshmen will no
longer be required to report to
assembly on Wednesday. This
goes into effect today.
C, for one year. In 1859, I at
tended the Theological Seminary
at Alexandria, Va., and taught
next year as private tutor in
Spartanburg, S. C. Returned to
Alexandria in September, 1860.
Returned to North Carolina in
May, 1861, when Alexandria
was occupied by Federal troops.
I was ordained in Wilmington;
deacon by Bishop 'J'homas At
kinson of diocese of , North
Carolina, July, 1861. Began
ministry at Rutherfordton, N.
C. . . . Assistant minister in
Mobile, Alabama. .Rector at
Clinton, Salisbury, Charleston,
Served With Confederates
. In May, 1862,. Tillinghast was
appointed chaplain in the Con
federate army. He says little
of his experiences during the
Civil War, although it is known
that he neld the rank of second
lieutenant in the forty-fourth
regiment of Pettigrew's Bri
gade, Heth's division, A. P. Hill's
His father, Samuel Willard
Tillinghast, who was born at
Uxbridge, Mass., in 1795, at
tended college at Brown Univer
sity, Providence, R. L, but did
not graduate there. He died at
Fayetteville in 1861. Samuel
Tillinghast's wife was Jane Bur
gin. Norwood of Hillsboro,
daughter of the Hon. William
Norwood, who was a judge of
the superior court. She attend
ed school at Hillsboro' and died
one year , after her husband's
In spite of his ninety-six
years, Reverend Tillinghast is
living now in full possession of
his faculties. He is rector
emeritus of the Zion and St.
John's rectory in Eastover.
TO LEAD SYMPHONY
Lamar Stringfield, who was
guest conductor of the National
Symphony of Washington, D. C,
at a concert given at the Virginia
Choral Festival Saturday, has
been invited to be guest conduc
tor at a program to be given by
the National Symphony in Wash
ington next fall.
The works of American com
posers was given an enthusiastic
ovation at Richmond, wrhere he
conducted his Pulitzer prize
winning suite, "From the South
GROUP WILL MEET
AT WAKE FOREST
University Faculty Is Well Rep
resented at Academy of
The faculty of the University
will be well represented at the
thirty-first meeting of the North
Carolina Academy of Science, ac
cording to recently announced
plans of Secretary H. R. Totten.
Papers will be given by Pro
fessors Gerald McCarthy, Col
lier Cobb, Otto Stuhlman, Jr., H.
V. Wilson, A. C. Matthews, Mar
tha Norburn, J. H. Swartz, W.
C. Coker, and H. R. Totten, while
speakers from the mathematics
section will be Professors E. L.
Mackie and E. T. Brown. The
physics department will be rep
resented by Professors E. K.
Plyler, C. L. Craven, Sherwood
Githens, Otto Stuhlman, and C.
Merritt Lear. At the meeting of
the North Carolina section of the
American Chemical Society Sat- i
urday morning Professors R. W.
Bost, Miller Conn, H. D. Crock
ford, D. J. Brawley, A. S. Wheel
er and J. H. Waterman of the
chemistry department of the
University will speak.
Meets at Wake Forest
The meeting is to occur at
Wake Forest May 6 and 7, in
conjunction with the spring
meeting of the North Carolina
Section of the American Chemi
cal Society. There will be ses
sions in Wingate hall morning,
afternoon and night on Friday.
Saturday the general section
will meet in Alumni building at
9:00 o'clock, the chemistry sec
tion in Chemistry building at
9 :30, the mathematics section in
Alumni building at 10 :30, and
the physics . section in Wingate
Memorial hall at the same hour.
Professors from other North
Carolina institutions to appear
include: Professors E. E. Ran
dolph, J. M. Morrow, J. O. Hal
verson, G. H. Satterfield, S. O.
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Officers Are Chosen
By Oratorio Society
The Chapel Hill oratorio soci
ety, after its rehearsal in Hill
music hall Monday night, elect
ed the following officers for the
coming year: president, Mrs. R.
H. Wettach; executive board,
Professor GM. McKie, Mr. O.
F. Richardson, and Mrs. L. C.
This society of seventy-five
members has become a perman
ent club with its reorganization
this spring. It is practicing now
for the presentation of the ora
toria Elijah which will be given,
accompanied by an orchestra on
Baccalaureate Sunday night,
June 5. . For the Jast two
years during the Christmas sea
son the society has presented
Handel's Messiah and has par
ticipated in other community
events from time to time.
DR. MOSHER MAY
AT C. U)F N. Y.
Northern Institution Seeks Pro
fessor With Salary Nearly
Double Present Earning.
Dr. E. R. Mosher, professor of
education and director of train
ing here, announced yesterday
that he had been offered a pro
fessorship of secondary educa
tion at the College of the City of
New York at a salary nearly
double that which he now re
ceives. He said that he will prob
ably accept the offer.
This is just another incident
bearing out the point that, due
to the ( tremendous cut in teach
ing salaries in North Carolina,
the University is becoming the
happy hunting ground of other
institutions of higher learning.
Dr. Mosher follows several other
prominent members of Jhe UnU
versity's formidable faculty in
leaving the University.
If he resigns, Dr. Mosherwill "
be the third member of the Uni
versity faculty in the past three
months to be called away by at
Not Accepted Yet
In an interview with The
Daily Tar Heel yesterday, Dr.
Mosher said that he had not def
initely decided to accept the of
fer. Hej said that it came en
tirely unsolicited and were it not
for the fact that it is such a gen
erous one he would not consider
leaving at all. He is to teach
graduate students only at City
College. If Dr. Mosher. decides
to accept the offer his resigna
tion will go into effect next Sep
tember. Dr. Mosher came to the Uni
versity of North Carolina in
1923 as a professor of education
and was attached to the exten
sion division for three years.
Then he was transferred to resi
dence work in 1926 and made di
rector of training. Since vthen
he has been teaching regular
courses in secondary education
in the school of education and
exercising general supervision
over all teacher-training work
done in the Chapel Hill
ON COUNCIL WILL
BE CHOSEN TODAY
Rising Class Will Vote on Three
Candidates in Graham
The members of the rising se
nior class of the University will
go to the polls today to decide
upon their representative on the.
senior council for the coming
year. John Manning, William
Allsbrook, and Benton Bray are
the nominees to be voted upon at
the election today.
These men were nominated at
a special meeting of the class
Monday night called to fill the
position made vacant by the res
ignation of Sparks Griffin who
was chosen in .the regular spring
The election conducted under
the supervision of the student
council, will take place in Gra
ham Memorial between the hours
of 9:00 and 5:00 o'clock today.
Only the members of the present
junior class, the rising seniors,
are eligible to vote. The suc
cessful candidate will go into of
fice immediately upon his election.