TROUPE TO PLAY
performance Here Only
Showing In (Country
The judges have been chosen
and the program set for Pete
Ivey s extravagant amateur
show which opens in the main
lounge of Graham Memorial at
8 o'clock tonight for a one night
Tonight's performance will be
the only showing of Ivey's
troupe in this part of the coun
try this season. They also will
not show in New York, and
The judges for the occasion
-will be Mrs.- Marvin H. Stacy,
dean of women : Dean C. P.
Spruill, of the general college
L. a. Kogerson, assistant con
troller of the University; and
Guy B. Phillips, head of the
University personnel depart
The winners ot the $iu m
cash prizes which are to be
awarded in a $5 first prize and a
second and third prize of $2.50
each will be announced in the
Daily Tar Heel tomorrow
morning. The winners will be
able to collect their award by
calling at the office of the direc
tor of the student union tomor
Roy Armstrong, the master
of ceremonies, will control the
ong which has been loaned for
the occasion by the boxing
team. Ivey has promised that
any contestant who is not worth
hearing will be given the gong
The program will include 10
acts. They are : Bob Kirschman,
violinist; James Dees, soloist ;
Howard Diamond, pianist; Ber-
nie Fink, soloist; Horace John
son, saxophone solo; Howard
Richardson ventriloquist; Fran
cis Strickland, Winford Norman
and Ernest Strickland, string
music ; Ernest Vanderburgh, E.
Turner, F. Turner and Dewitt
Barnett, the "Agonizers quar
tet;" Cornelia Gray, imitations,
and the Marx brothers.
The performance is being of
fered without charge. All mem
bers of the University are invit
ed to attend. .
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CHAPEL HILL, N. C., THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 1935
cmiuu, raon i t
Brilliant Stars Of Playmaker Tour
3. - -y
J.i'Vi 1 Ii .
Annual Budget Presented
Sy Grahan To Committee
Jazz Critic Rates
Barrfct Among Best
M. Hash Panassie Pays Hish
Tribute to Charlie Barnet
In "Hot Jazz"
Several New Buildings
May Be Approved
. Bob duFour, Miss Mary Haynsworth and Bob Nachtmann. who have played outstanding
roles in Playmaker productions during the past year, will accompany the University acting troupe
on its 34th tour. The tour begins tomorrow and will carry the actors as far North as New York
on a 1,500 mile itinerary,
Preview Of Troupe
To Be Held Tonight
New York Is Destination
When the Playmakers leave
Chapel . Hill tomorrow morning,
they will have started on their
34th tour which will take them
as far North as New York.
This evening the campus will
have an opportunity of seeing
a preview of the shows to go on
the road. Beginning at 8:30 in
the Playmakers theater the
plays will be run off as they will
appear at the various tour en
gagements -in order -that the
personnel may become familiar
with j their duties.
Covering a total distance of
more than 1,500 miles the group
of 15 will be away from Chapel
Hill 10 days. As on the past
tours the Playmakers have
made, the members will act al
ternately as loading crew, stage
hands, actors and understudies,
it being necessary that every
part be learned by two people,
one of whom, in the event of an
unf orseen accident, can take the
place of the other.
NEW RULE MADE
FOR WISH CC
Diagnostic Tests Will
T. E. Hinson wishes to
urge all students living in
dormitories on the Univer
sity campus to lock their
doors over the weekend.
Although men will be post
ed to . supervise dormitory
activities, some slip may oc
cur and the students are
asked to take this extra
Chapel Hill Artist
Wins Prize At Fair
Irma MqCurdy Recognized for
Work in Self -Portrait
Eight Major Cases
Of Thefts Reported
In School This Fall
Spectators at Game Saturday
Advised to be On Guard .
Miss Irma McCurdy, who won
first prize at the North Carolina
state fair in Raleigh, is at pres
ent a resident of Chapel Hill.
Miss McCurdy, who is a grad
uate of the Wesleyan conserva
tory of music and school of fine
arts, taught art classes in sum
mer school during the past sum
mer sessions. She specializes in
teaching and also does painting
The prize she , won at the
state fair was a self-portrait.
She worked, on it about 10 days.
At the "present time, she is liv
ing in Chapel Hill and painting
oil portraits of various people.
The average size portrait she
paints is 16 by 20 inches. She
plans to stay in Chapel Hill un
til the Christmas holidays.
To Morgan's Creek
Tradition, Unusual Flora Attract
Hikers to Laurel Hill
The Carolina Walking club
will take its second trip Sunday
afternoon. The hikers will turn
explorers and climb Laurel hill,
visit the Mason farm and look
for other famous places along
Morgan's creek. , .
Almost a score of hikers took
the first trip last Sunday and
visited the abandoned iron
mine. The hike this week will be
a little longer. The hikers will
meet at the bell tower at 2:45.
The hikes are open to every
one, and interesting places
around Chapel Hill will be visit
ed every week.
Elva Anne Ranson, chairman
of the coed dance committee, an
nounced yesterday that plans
have been made for the coed
dance to be given December 5 in
the Tin Can.
To date there have been eight
major cases of thefts reported
to the University authorities
this fall. V
Besides the two dormitory
cases where over $100 worth of
articles have been stolen, there
have been four pickpocket cases.
The most recent case of this
type occurred at the Carolina-
State game. G. C. Bush, student
in the University, had a $150
worth of past due Clay county
coupons taken from his pocket-
Bush stated that these cou
pons were worth $75 to him and
iiuuimg lo me oilier ieuuw.
On October 13 two University
professors, O. J. Coffin and C.
B. Robson had their wallets tak-
Ml 1 1
en wnne attending uoionei
Knox's speech in Memorial hall.
Chapel Hill Police Chief Sloan,
in la statement yesterday after
noon, requested that all persons
at the football game Saturday
be constantly on the watch for
There have also been several
cases of articles stolen in the
class rooms while classes were in
Continued on last page)
President Frank Graham ask
ed the state Tuesday to grant
the Chapel Hill unit of the
M. Hugh Panassie, regarded I Greater University $1,009,500
by many as "the ace" of the so- for permanent improvements on
called jazz music critics, pays the campus in its 1937-38 bud
tribute to Charlie Barnet fea- get.
tured by the German club at The am0unt included $200,000
their Fall germans, in his new for a new medical building,
book, "Hot Jazz." - , $220,000 for a biology building,
" He wrote as follows: "There 200,000 for power extension,
is no doubt in any musician's flTlfi grrn non fnr ihe imnrnvB.
mind that Coleman Hawkins is ment 0f grounds.
the best tenor saxophonist m the
world. Of his "talented disciples iuea icno1
the three best are Johnny Rus- president asserted that
sell, Babe Rusin and Charlie unless tne medical school s phy
Barnet. Barnet is, in my humble sical equipment is improved the
opinion, the best." scho1 might be dropped from
Hot Tempo the approved list ot the Amen-
Barnet goes in for "swing" Medical society.
music with a torrid Harlem tem- An additional amount of
po, but does not believe in overr $819,000 was asked of the bud
doing it. As he explains it, "mix get commission as the routine
my swing with the smooth silky maintenance appropriation for
rhythms." the Chapel Hill unit. It is an m-
The German club, which is crease of several thousand dol-
bringing Barnet to the campus, lars over the current fiscal bud-
will sponsor four dances this get as the result of Dr. 'Gra
weekend : tomorrow afternoon ham's request for restoration of
and night and Saturday after- professors' salaries to pre-de-noon
and night. Tickets may be pression normal,
secured from any member of the Salaries
executive committee of the club. mt,, i i .
These members are : Randolph ed of Dr Graham; Controller C.
Rowland, Morris Fitts Louis T WooUen and Dean R. ; B.
Schaffner, Jim Fmlay, Bill Scott, Ho emphasized to the com-
Bill Lamm, Sam Neaves, Boylan
Carr, Bill McClelland and Oscar
Group Holds Annual
mission the necessity of salary
A total of $675,000 was asked
for improvements in housing at
the Woman's college, the equip-
m on 4 vP nrrVi iVi Ttro a ctmm
xappms v,cicmuiiica "nothing but a fire trap" by W.
C. C. Oates Selected for Mem- c- Jackson, dean of administra-
bership in Rho Chi tion there.
President Graham's requests
At a meeting of the U. N. C. win be submitted to the gover-
branch of the N. C. Pharmaceu- nor by the budget commission,
tical association, presided over It will then be passed oh to the
by W. J. Smith, Rho Chi, hon- state legislature and its appro
orary pharmaceutical f raternityt val or rejection will be announ-
presented an award to T. G... Ced early next spring.
Bloom for making the highest
grades of the first year class in JMPHnMftRF. Wl
Tt-i q fnrtniniT rafa-mmnxr T?Vir
Chi selected C. CS. Oates to be- Class To Vote On 1937.
The University committee on
English composition announced
today that it has adopted a new
policy regarding the removal of
composition condition grades.
Student laxity in removing such
conditions has necessitated the
The committee ruiea that a
competent diagnostic test be
given at once to all students now!
having composition conditions,
and within each quarter to all
students receiving composition
conditions in the previous quarter."
This test will . determine
whether conditioned students
are, "(1) competent in compo
sition, but conditioned for care
lessness, (2) slightly deficient in
composition, or (3) seriously de
"Students of the first class
may be dismissed as 'passed
with a warning that if they re
ceive a second condition they
must prepare a suitable paper to
exhibit to the secretary their
competence to write carefully.
Students of the second class-may
Continued on last page)
Ancient Chinese Dramatic Genre
To Be Revived ByXPrayers Today
P.-T. A. will Sponsor Two Per
formances of Red Gate
Unique is the word for the
Chinese Shadow plays that will
i be given here this afternoon and
tonight by the Red Gate Shadow
players presented by the Parent-Teachers
Though new to the American
audiences the shadow play is an
ancient Chinese art. The charac
ters are made from thin donkey-
skin parchment resembling pup
pets and manipulated in much
the same fashion as puppets.
These figures are projected on a
brightly illuminated screen and
are dyed to give the effect of a
technicolor motion picture.
The players in the perfor
mance include Pauline Benton
who has just returned from
China where she has been study
ing the shadow play from an old
master who formerly gave per
formances at the old imperial
court. Miss Benton has brought
back with her many materials
to be used, in the performances.
She will be assisted by Lee Rut
tie and William Russell, who
have both done work in this
The afternoon performance
for children will be given at 3:30
in the grade school auditorium.
The program will include "A
Street in China," "Why Dogs
Chase Cats," "Elephant Gay,
and "The- Legend of Willow
The evening performance will
be given in Hill Music hall. The
program .will include "Sword
Dance," from the "White
Snake," "The Burning , of. the
Bamboo Grove," and "The Cow
herd and the Weaving Maid."
Children and adults will be ad
mitted to. both performances,
and the price is 15 cents for chil
dren and 30 cents for adults. r
member of the f rater- Budget At Session
On the Program for the eve- smoker or Yackety Yack
ing were J. A. Way, Jr., who ', EA . . . ...
Oates, who spoke on "Pharmacy , ... . , . . . ,, . ,
' , , , . a j - j. tonight at 7 o clock m, Memorial
as a Career." Oates pointed out . t a tt,
, y . ... . hall," announces Bud Hudson,
the excellent opportunities for
pharmacists in this state, par
ticularly in the rural communi
Students Are Urged
To Get To Stadium
Early On Saturday
Instructions for Student Admis
sion to Duke Game Given
Carolina students are urged
to come early for the Duke
game in order to facilitate the
seating of the capacity crowd
expected for the game.
Undergraduates will enter by
gate six, which is. the regular
student gate. The reserved sec
tion for students will be between
the 25-yard lines and will run
from row A to Z.
Passbooks must be presented
with the seat identification stub,
and ticket stubs must be held in
order to assure those who leave
their seats at the half of regain
ing them when play is resumed.
The purpose of the sophomore
ciass meeting lonignt is to ap
prove the class budget and se
lect six leaders for the class
dance. "Unless 50 per cent of
the class is present the Audit
board will not allow the money;
to be spent," says Hudson.
No action was taken concern
ing the class budget or the dance
leaders at the Tuesday night
meeting as the class was not suf
A tea dance will be given by
the Carolina Dames on Saturday
afternoon from 5 to 7 o'clock in
the Graham Memorial. Student
wives and their husbands "are
cordially invited to attend and
should communicate with Mrs.
H. W. Straley, III, before noon
tomorrow. The telephone num
ber is 6131.