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CUC TO HOLD
Speakers To Campus
The first International Relations
conference will be held here Thurs
day, Friday and Saturday.
Sponsored by the Carolina League
for International Cooperation and the
Foreign Policy league, the conference
will bring many notable speakers and
a large number of delegates from
eleven states in the southeastern area.
Delegates have been invited from
North Carolina, South Carolina, West
Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Ala
bama, Georgia, Florida, Mississippi,
and Louisiana. About 100 colleges in
the southeast have been informed of
the conference. Definite assurance of
delegations from schools as far dis
tant as Florida has been received.
Co-chairmen of the I. R. C. are
"Henry Nigrelli, head of the Carolina
League for Internal Cooperation, and
Ralph Bragdon, chairman of the For
eign Policy league. The executive
committee is composed of DeWitt Bar
nett, Edward Farish, John Kendrick,
Leonard Miller, Anne Perry and Lee
Wiggins. Faculty members are Presi
dent Frank P. Graham, Dean R. B.
House, Dean C. P. Spruill, Dr. C. B
Robson, Dr. L. O. Katsoff, Dr. H. K.
Beale, Dr. K. C. Frazer, and Mr. H. F.
Comer Invaluable assistance has been
rendered the organization by Mark
Orr, secretary of the Southern Coun
cil for International Relations.
The conference is being supported
"from donations by various campus or
ganizations, including the Order of
the Grail, Graham Memorial, the Ju
nior class, the Economics Lecture
Fund, the Women's association, and
Heading the list of speakers is
Josephus Daniels, publisher of the Ra
leigh News and Observer and United
States Ambassador to Mexico, who
will speak Thursday night at 8:30
in Memorial hall on "The Mexican
Situation." Other main speakers are
Francis B. Sayre, assistant secretary
of state, and Otto Nathan, professor
of business administration in the New
Tork university graduate school. Mr.
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To Give Concert
The University band will pre
sent its first lawn concert this af
ternoon near Davie Poplar at 5
o'clock in honor of National Mu
sic week which begins today.
Since all of the out-of-town
concert tours have been completed,
the band will give the rest of its
concerts in Chapel Hill. This is
the twelfth concert since football
E. E. Ericson Reads Paper On
Language To Philosophers
Reading Results In
On American English
Dr. E. E. Ericson of the English
Apartment read a paper on "Lan
miage as a Cultural Barometer" be
fore the Faculty Philosophy of Science
Club "Thursday night. An hour's dis
cussion among the faculty as to wheth
er American English is being debased
or enriched, by taking over jargon of
trades and professions and the argot
f different social classes was the re
sult of the reading. .
In his paper Professor Ericson de
clared that "English abounds in strik
ing semantic values as well as rich
Metaphors because from the beginning
its supporters have recognized that
language serves men, and , not men
wnjruage He declared that Greek
a"d Latin impacts upon English de
stroyed the "self -interpreting quality"
"' English. ' '
The average man who has no diffi
culty in interpreting the work "fish
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Lawrence Hinkle, president of the
Phi Beta Kappa, who has called a
meeting for tomorrow night to discuss
CHOSEN HEAD OF
Elected In Final
Last night the North Carolina
Scholastic Press institute directed by
David Stick, reporter on the Daily
Tar Heel, closed its second annual
session by electing Miss Virginia Has
singer of Needham Broughton high
school, Raleigh, chairman. ...
Roy Strowd of Chapel Hill was
elected associate chairman and Miss
Elizabeth Newton of Greensboro and
Frank Johnson of Statesville were
chosen as co-chairmen. Miss Newton
represents the group of papers whose
circulation is over 500 while John
son represents those of smaller distri
The program yesterday consisted of
discussions dealing with every phase
of newspaper work. Anthony J. Mc-
Kevlin, sports editor of the Raleigh
News and Observer, opened the morn-
mg session Dy warning xne nign
school journalists to avoid the "high
powered, unintelligible" language of
the ordinary sports reporter.
Miss Molly Winborne, state society
editor for the News and Observer,
stressed the style for writing social
item?? and feature articles from the
woman's point of view. A, J. McKel-
Vin closed the morning discussions by
telling of the difficulty in obtaining
advertisements for newspapers. The
meeting ended in an open forum at
which "human nature" and the proper
approach for obtaining ads were the
After a half hour recess for lunch
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Dr E. E. Ericson of tne rjigii&n
department who declares that langu
age should serve men, not men the
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BE ON EXHIBITION
Works Of American
Artists To Be Shown
In Person Hall
The first showing in the United
States of an important collection of
watercolors by American artists will
be on view this afternoon in Person
Art hall gallery.
Dr. Russell T. Smith, head of the
University Art department will give
a gallery lecture at 4 o'clock on this
collection ond also on the grout) of
engravings, etchings, and wash draw
ings by the French artist, Albert De
caris, in the small gallery.
The exhibition of water colors has
been assembled by the Feragil gallery
i of New York for circulation as one
of the outstanding traveling shows of
the year. ; Thirty of the foremost
American painters, including Winslow
Homer, Arthur Davies, Thomas Ben
ton, Paul Sample, and Luigi Lucioni,
are represented in the collection.
Watercolor painting had not been
developed as a major medium by first
rank artists until the last century. At
present it is considered a worthy me
dium for finished works of art be-
M.i t i i
cause oi tne advantage it nas over
other types of painting in spontaneity,
freshness, and personal appeal. The
old masters of the Renaissance used it
for studies and preliminary sketches.
TO WIDEN STUDY
Reading Courses To
Aid English Majors
Last year the English department,
along with the other humanities, in-
troduced a new honors program for
majors in English for the purpose
of allowing more liberalities in the
strict English major curriculum.
This new plan permits able English
majors to choose three reading courses
that will broaden their field. They
then work under a special committee
composed of Dr. E. E. Ericson,
chairman, ur. 1. ii.. Kusseii, ana ut.
w. F. Thrall.
At the end of their senior vear they
reauired to write a naner and take
an oral exam given by the depart
ment. When this is passed, they may
graduate with honors.
Nine upperclassmen are now follow
ing this program and have found it
very successful. It gives that certain
amount of freedom that critics have
To any possible English major who
might be interested in the honors
program, the members of the commit
tee extend a cordial invitation to see
any of the three and to "talk it over."
Phi Will Discuss
1938 Revenue Bill
At Next Meeting
Phi Beta Kappa Requirements
Also WiO Be Subject
Of Assembly Discussion
At is meeting Tuesday night the
Phi assembly will discuss the 1938
revenue bill now before the Congress
and the move afoot on the campus
question to raise the requirements for
Phi Beta Kappa.
The first bill is, Resolved, that the
Phi assembly should approve the 1938
Income Tax bill. This was discussed
at the last meeting by Dr. Clarence
Heer but was not voted on due to the
lack of time.
The second bill to he discussed is,
Resolved, that the entrance require-
imone -fnT PVii "Rpn "Knivna should not
be raised. Representative Ed Maner
will make a short report of the situa
tion preceding discussion.
AH members are asked to be pres
ent as there will be a short executive
session to arrange the coming social.
Also those members who wish to buy
Phi keys must do so at this time.
Swingmen For Finals
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Paul Whiteman (left) and Alumnus
the German club finals on Friday and
Dorm Officers For Next Year
Will Be Nominated Tomorrow
PHI BETA KAPPA
All Local Chapter
Members Asked To
A deep-seated change in the
ganization and method of selection of
members of the local chapter of Phi
Beta Kappa will be considered at 8
o'clock tomorrow night when the Uni- j
versity group meets in the banquet
hall of Graham Memorial, President
Lawrence Hinkle announced last
Exclusive of the chapter in which
the original initiation was conducted,
every member of Phi Beta Kappa now
in Chapel Hill is expected to be pres
ent. This session will mark the ini
tial gathering, other than initiation
meetings, the University organization
has held in at least five years, Presi
dent Hinkle added.
Other than the question of eligibil
ity requirements, other matters, in
cluding the question of membership
certificates, will be taken up tomorrow
night. Hinkle said, "All of the busi
ness deserves the careful considera
tion and recorded vote of the majority
of the members of the chapter."
FRENCH PLAY TO
Creech To Present
Drama By Dumas
Walter Creech, French instructor
and well known producer of French
blood-and-thunder plays, announced
yesterday that the French club is pre
paring its annual theatrical venture
which will be given around the last
The production is to be one of
Alexandre Dumas' romantic melo
dramas, La Tour de Nesle, a typical
cloak-and-sword play. It is among the
most romantic historical works of
Dumas. According to Creech, the plot
is one of villany and intrigue inter
laced with kidnapping and sudden
The cast will be composed of all
students with the exception of Dr.
Urban T. Holmes who takes the lead'
As Winning Name
Mr. W. S. Crawford, Chapel Hillian,
announced yesterday that the winners
of his development naming contest
were Mrs. T. R. Pendergraf t, who
submitted the name to be adopted,
Eastwood; Miss Grace E. Cromerand,
Mrs. R. C. Andrews with Woodcrest;
and in third place Mr. J. Ralph
Weaver, Sr., with his selection, Hill-crest.
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Saturday, June 3 and 4.
Secret Ballot On
Wednesday To Name
Men For Positions
Tomorrow night individual dormi
tory presidents and vice presidents
will be nominated at meetings in the
stores of the various dormitories.
Candidates for president and vice
president must be named separately.
Voting by secret ballot will be held
According to the constitution of the
Interdormitory council these officers
must be either seniors or juniors.
Floor councilors and athletic managers
who will be elected next fall are not
restricted to any class.
The men elected will be added to
the present membership of the In-
terdormitory council and will select
the other officers of that council. The
president, Tom Fry, was elected last
F. H. Koch Appears
At Dramatic Meet
Last night Dr. F. H. Koch, head of
the Dramatic Arts department, jour
neyed to Fayetteville to give a lecture
recital on Hamlet at the Dramatic
Festival of the Negro State College
Dramatic association of North Caro
lina, and to meet with the directors of
The eight schools competing for
prizes in the festival are: Winston
Salem Teachers college, Fayetteville
State Normal school, North Carolina
college for Negroes, Livingston col
lege, the Agricultural and Technical
college, Shaw university, Elizabeth
City State Normal school, and Bennett
School for Negroes.
Spring Comes, Honey Melts,
And Mr. Grumman Is Stuck
R. M. Grumman, head of the Uni
versity Extension division who had
a sad experience with some bees and
the approach of spring.
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STAGE DANCES IN
No Band Yet Signed
For Opening Affair
On Thursday, June 2
By William Snider
Climaxing another Carolina year
of outstanding activities, the or
chestras and entertainers of Paul
Whiteman and Hal Kemp have been
secured as highlights of the annual
German club finals to be presented
this year on June 2, 3, and 4 in the
Paul Whiteman and his aggrega
tion, playing for the two Friday
dances, will in addition originate both
broadcasts of their weekly program
over the entire Columbia network from
the bandstand of the new gymnasium.
For this reason Friday's tea dance
will begin at 7 P. M. and last till 8:30.
The rebroadcast for the west coast is
scheduled for the half hour from
10:30 to 11:00.
Hal Kemp, famous Carolina alum
nus, will return to the campus on
Saturday, June 4, to present music for
a tea dance or a concert in the af
ternoon and for the formal that night.
Kemp will feature this year Judy
Starr, famous vocalist of his Tuesday
evening CBS program, along with
such old favorites as Bob Allen and
At present German club officials
reveal that no orchestra has been
signed for the opening dance on
Thursday night. Contracts should be
completed within a few days, it was
stated yesterday by Morris Fitts,
treasurer of the club.
The main floor of the new gym
nasium, to be used the second time
for a series of dances on the occasion
of the finals, will be the scene of
three figures during the weekend;
the first, the marshal's figure on
Thursday night; the second, ball man
ager's figure on Friday night; finally,
the figure including the old and new
German club officers Jbn Saturday
Always a favorite of college stu
dents, Hal Kemp and his orchestra
will follow on the heels of another
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Tar Heel Reporters
Meet This Afternoon
There will be an important
meeting of all Daily Tar Heel re
porters in the office at 2 o'clock
this afternoon. It is imperative
that every member of the repor
torial staff be present and on
Every man on the technical
staff is expected to attend the 1:30
meeting tomorrow afternoon.
Head Not To Tear
His House Down!
Sitting down at his home several
evenings ago, Russell M. Grumman,
director of the University Extension
division, felt himself ease into some
thing soft and sticky.'
Puzzled, he examined his chair
closely to find out what had prob
ably spoiled a well-dressed pair of
"When I tell you that it was honey
and that it was dripping from the
ceiling, you won't believe me," Mr.
It seems that bees had, during the
past year, gotten in various openings
in the house, and congregated within
the ceiling of the dining room. Not
having noticed any bees about this
spring, Mr. Grumman thought he had
seen the last of them until he sat
in the honey. He thinks they have
been busy within the walls all win
ter, and that now the warm weather
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