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CHAPEL HILL, N. C TUESDAY, DECEMBER 8, 1936
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Graham Outlines Aims
Of Social Security
With over .100 accountants,
lawyers, state officials and
members of the general assem
bly in attendance, the confer
ence on social security, taxes be
gan yesterday morning at 10:30
in the Carolina inn with an ad
dress of welcome by Dr. Frank
Graham. ; . ',-. j.;;. ; . .;. . .. ;
Dr. Graham., who serves as
the advisory chairman of Pres
ident Roosevelt's social security
board, gave the background and
objectives of the social security
In their speeches Ralph 1 A.
Gilchrist and Med Arich of the
bureau of internal revenue, re
placing Newton Montgomery,
outlined the unemployment.
compensation, and old age fea
tures of the social security act
and the steps the employer and
the employee take in arriving at
the compensation. They also
spoke on the problems of the cas
ual laborer which makes the
bookkeeping and discipline diffi
In the afternoon a discussion
was held on the morning sub
ject and was led by Kenneth C.
Royall, of Goldsboro, Charles W.
Tillett, Jr., of Charlotte, and
Robert C. Vaughn, of Winston
Salem. : ;
This morning's session will be
presided over by H. D. Wolf of
the economics department here
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Kace Relations Group
To Convene Here
And At Duke
Graduate, professional, and
vocational instruction for Ne
groes in North Carolina will be
the theme of a series of confer
ences to be held at the Univer
sity and at Duke tomorrow and
Thursday. " . ' ..."
The meeting will be under the
auspices of the division of co
operation in Education and Race
Relations in collaboration with
the state department of public
instruction and the two univer
The program as now arranged
includes : First conference, 2 :30
p. m., York chapel, Duke univer
sity presentation of data in va
rious fields of Negro education.
The second conference will be
held in York chapel at 7 :30 p. m.
tomorrow with Dean Francis F.
Bradshaw of the University pre
siding. The Thursday morning
meeting will be held in the
Alumni building here. Dr. How
ard W. Odum will preside at a
session opening at 9 : 30.
The concluding conference
will be held at Duke, opening at
2:30 Thursday, and presided
over by President W. P. Few.
Aims of the conference, as an-,
nounced here recently by Dr.
"N. C. Newbold, director of the
sponsoring organization, are to
outline the present status in the
graduate, professional and voca
tional fields of education and to
consider the next stens to be
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; Dean M. T. Van Hecke, head
of the University law school,
who is in charge of the arrange
ments for the social security tax
es conference which opened here
yesterday and continues through
Greyhound Will Leave
On December 18
A "Carolina Special" bus,
scheduled to leave here Friday,
December 18, at 1 p. m., will
make the trip to Newark, and
New York, it was announced
yesterday by Fletcher Ferguson
and- Jack Hackett.
Ferguson and Hackett, who
will foTiif char of th 'trip;
have, chartered one of the new
super-coach Greyhound buses.
Regular Greyhound drivers
will operate the bus. No changes
will be made, and the only sched
uled stop-over is slated for
Washington, D. C, during the
Ferguson and Hackett an
nounced that if enough passen
gers sign up to fill two buses,
arrangements can be made to
have one leave here Thursday,
December 17, and the second
Friday. Arrangements for the
trip may be made with Fletcher
Ferguson at the Chi Phi house or
with Jack Hackett at the Theta
Chi house. !
Roles In Play
Tryouts Will Be Held
Tonight At 7:30
Final tryouts for the Play
makers' first production of the
winter quarter, "The Pirates of
Penzance," will be held tonight
at 7:30 in the choral room of
Hill Music hall.
It was announced by Harry
Davis, director, that the tryouts
last Tuesday were in the nature
of talent scouting, and that to
night the candidates will be
asked to sing selections from the
actual score of the play.
Scheduled for the last part of
January on the regular bill, the
play will be directed by Harry
Davis, the solo and choral music
by Professor Toms, and the or
chestra will be conducted by Dr.
It wras further announced that
there are ten major roles to be
cast including four baritones,
four sopranos, one contralto, and
a first tenor. In addition there
are 40 mixed voices needed for,
the three choruses.
Special Correspondent Wires Tar
Heel from Durham En Route
' to Texas Meeting
Pete Ivey, director of the stii-
dent union, left last night at 6
o clock- for national conference
of student union "directors to be
held this week at the University
of Texas in Austin: !
Dressed in ten gallon hat; high
boots, chaps, and spurs, Ivey
stopped long enough in Durham
to send a wire to the Daily Tar
Heel for which he is acting as a
special correspondent at the con
"Arrived in Durham. Bus
made pretty good time consider
ing the ; rain. Am taking the
7 :15 train for Texas. Both six
shooters packed and am well up
on cowooy songs and western
lingo. Smile when you say that
stranger," wired Ivey in his first
message to the editorial offices
of the campus daily.
To Speak At Tea
Novelist wifl Tell Bull's Head
Audience of New Book; Pub-:'
lie is Invited
Struthers Burt, novelist and
short story writer and author
of "Delectable Mountains" will
speak at the Bull's Head tea this
afternoon at 4:15. 1
: Burt, who was here last spring
and spoke before a large audi
ence at the Bull's Head, is now
working on a, new novel. He was
born in Philadelphia in 1882 and
received his A.B. degree at
Princeton in 1904. He studied
at Merton college, Oxford in
1906 and began writing as a re
porter on the Philadelphia
Times. Later, he was an instruc
tor in English at Princeton.
Burt is the author of several
volumes of poems, including "In
the High Hills," "Songs and Por
traits," and "When I Grew Up
to Middle Acre." His novels in
clude "The Interpreters' House,"
"The Delectable Mountains,"
and "Festival Mountains."
Tea will be served this after
noon at- 4:15 and the talk will
begin at 4 :30. The public is cor
dially invited to attend.
Selden Will Speak
To Philosophy Club
Undergraduate Group to Meet in
Graham Memorial Tonight
Professor Samuel A. Selden
of the department of dramatic
art will address the Undergrad
uate Philosophy club this eve
ning at 8:30 in the Grail room
of Graham Memorial.
According to Dr. Stephen A.
Emery, this will be the last
meeting of the organization this
quarter. Professor Selden's talk
on "Aesthetic Standards in Dra
ma" will be the third in a series
of such discussed by the club.
AH undergraduates are invited
The committee annointed to
revise the constitution of the
Phi assembly will meet with
Speaker Frank McGlinn at the
Phi hall tonight at 7 o'clock.
Besides the committee, com
posed of Drew Martin, Jack
Fairley, Frank Holmes, James
Davis and Ruth Crowell, other
interested members of the as
sembly are asked to attend.
Dean Of Students
trancis b. tfradshaw, dean of
students, who will speak tomor-
row in the York chapel of Duke
umversuy as one oi me spea-
ers of a conference on graduate,
A l s m Jl I
vocational ana proiessionai gum-
ance for Negroes.
Parker Will Announce
Freshmen "on the list" from
which the class Honor council
will be elected, and the hours of
me eiecuon, win oe announced
at a freshman assembly one -day
in the near future President
oi me oiuciem; uouncu jonn ar -
ker promised last night.
Twenty nrst-year men were
selected for the list of candidates
by the Student council last week,
but council officials have refused
to release the names until justi
before the election day.
The Freshman Class Honor
council will include seven fresh
men, Chairman Fred Weaver of
the Student council, and a facul
ty adviser. All other class coun
cils were elected last spring at!
the end of the several weeks' stu
dent government study led by
Phil Hammer and his "honor
YWCA Will Display
Gifts From Russia,
Japan In "Y" Lounge
International Bazaar Chairmen
Wyant, Booker, Secure Gifts
from New York Shops
r An International bazaar, spon
sored by the Y. W. C. A.:, will be
held Thursday, Friday, and Sat
urday of this week in the " Y'
building from 10 :30 to 11 o'clock
and 4 . o'clock to 6 o'clock on
Thursday and Friday, and from
9-12 and 2-6 o'clock on Saturday.
The bazaar will feature Rus
sian and Japanese as well as
American gifts. The Russian
gifts have been secured from the
Russian arts shop of New York
and the Japanese ones from Mrs.
S. Yasui, a director in Japenese
art in New York. "
Marty Wyant and Nell Booker
are chairmen of the committee.
All. sophomores except
those in the school of .phar
macy will register with
their advisers in the gen
eral college during the pe
riod December 9-15, accord
ing to Dean C P. Spruill.
Sophomores who have not
made appointments should
inquire about their advis
ers' office hours in 208
South. Registration per
mits may be secured in the
Y. M. C. A. during the reg
istration hours, 9 a. m. to
5 p. m.
Alumni Association :
Tar Heel Staff
Black Scotty Investigates Offi
ces, of "Yellow Journal" and ,
Leaves in Disdain
By BOB Peekins
Nell Booker, Dr. Johnny's
artist daughter, has a black scotr
tie named Boojum which has
been the subject of many of her
The other day she left him in
the of the Daily Tar
office while she attended a meet-
ing of the Woman's association.
Boojum became bored with the
unliterary company he was keep
ing, decided that Dr. Booker's
opinions of the "yellow journal"
were true and went home.
Later, Nell was much dis
tressed at not finding Boojum in
the office. A reporter suggested
that Boojum might be in the
Grail room attending a staff
meeting. Nell opened the door
quietly, and not wishing to inter
rupt the great minds at 'work
bent down, snapped her fingers
and whistled. There was no dog
in the room staff gtared at
vrp11 in fl-teT1:Hv1Tn41T1f nn n
member suggested, "It's Bis-
16 Ways Given To Keep
From Being "Bore"
"Sixteen Ways to Keep Your
self from being a Boor or a
Bore," was Professor W. A. 01-
sen's subject as he spoke to the
freshmen yesterday morning.
"In your conversation," said
Olsen, "avoid being a pompous
strutter, a crusty egotist, or a
condescending snob. Keep away
from too many wisecracks, false
modesty, or fishing for compli
ments. Don't be a pedant or a
sophist who is training to be a
shyster lawyer. Steer away from
being too dirty-minded, or tak
ing the conversation from its
tracK. lou have seen the men
tal flyweight, the dumbbell, and
the roaring lion who is ready to
fight at the drop of a hat. You
have also seen the fog machine,
and the gusher."
Olsen went on to describe
speech activities here, and to
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Will Observe Annual
Rabbi Fred Frank will Address
Jewish Students on the
Jews of Germany"
Rabbi Bernard Zieger, Hillel
director, has announced that the
foundation will hold the annual
Chanukah celebration tonight
in the ball room of the Carolina
inn at 7:30.
The feature of the evening's
program will be a talk by Rabbi
Fred Frank of Raleigh who. will
speak on "The Jews of Ger
many." The "Y" quartet will
sing several songs as an addi
tional part of the program. -
Seymour Moskowitz will
chant the traditional benediction
over the kindling of the lights,
and Cyrus Hirschkorn will play
two Hassidic compositions.
. Following the program re
freshments will be served.
Session To Start With
Luncheon At Inn
. For Officers
The annual general alumni as
sembly will begin tomorrow with
a luncheon session at the Caro
lina inn of the officers of Univer
sity alumni classes scheduled to
hold reunions at. commencement
The afternoon meeting will be
held at 3 o'clock when local club
officers of the four alumni dis
tricts will meet to elect directors
to represent their districts on
the Alumni association board of
directors. The board of direc
tors will meet at 4:30.
Chapel Hill alumni and mem
bers of the University faculty,
whether they are alumni or not,
are invited to attend the dinner
to be held at the inn at 6 :30. Dr.
Howard E. Rondthaler, presiT
dent of the association, will pre
side and deliver his presidential
Charles T. Woollen, Univer
sity controller, leader in the cru
sade to get adequate physical
education facilities for this in
stitution, will present plans for
the new gymnasium soon to be
President Frank P. Graham
will discuss ; the University's
1937-39 appropriation requests
which he presented at the bien-.
nial meeting of the state budget
Reservations should be made
in advance for the dinner. Fac
ulty and alumni may secure
places by calling the alumni of
fice, telephone 7781.
Cope To Play
Musician Will Perform
In Memorial Hall
At 8 O'Clock
Alpha Kappa Gamma will pre
sent William G. Cope, . English
musician, in a program of light
music tonight at 8 o'clock in Me-,
Cope will play the accordion,
banjo, guitar, and sing. The fea
ture of the program will be his
witty dialogue and conversation.
Many students heard him play
after Junior-Seniors last spring
in a local restaurant and the
Daily Tar Heel carried a fea
ture article about his impromptu
concert. . "
Tickets are on sale for 10
cents each in all of the dormito
ries and fraternities, and may
also be secured from any mem
ber of Alpha Kappa Gamma.
Students Have Too
Many Checks Bounce
Merchants Complaining of Unu
sual Number of Bad Checks
Several Chapel Hill merchants
have complained of the unusual
number of bad checks being
passed by students of the Uni
versity, according to a statement
released by J. W. Keel, chairman
of the Student council bad check
. Keel said that most of the
checks bounce because of mis
takes in making them out, but
some of them are deliberate