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CHAPEL HILL, N. C THURSDAY, JANUARY 9, 1941
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THE UNIVERSITY DINING HALL CAFETERIA celebrated its firsfc anniversary in
its pretentious new home (above) with a change in meal prices which produced grumbling
from students. It seems that the organization racked up a $7,000 loss during the last
six months of 1940, and something had to be done.
Advocates of a return to the old 25-cent special, which the business office says is now
impossible, point to the $14,000 profit made with, it in the first six months in the new"
building. E. F. Cooley (left), manager of the cafeteria, proposes a middle course of
selling the old Swam hall special for 27 cents. A Daily Tar Heel poll indicated last
night that the students want a flat rate special of some kind.
A decision will probably come today.
Poll Slums Only 19 Favor
Latins To Be .
WPTF Will Carry
Spfcial radio -programs from the
campus radio studio in Caldwell hall
vill feature the visit of South Ameri
can representatives during their sum
mer school session in Chapel Hill be
ginning January 19, Ralph McDonald,
director of the studio announced yes
terday. A special program will be carried
iy station WPTF on Wednesday
nights from 8:15 to 8:30 during' this
period to promoteinternational good
-will among the f people of the Ameri
cas. Participants in these programs
trill include outstanding members of
the South American representatives
and members of the faculty.
The regular University series en
titled Our American Neighbors con
ducted by Dr. Sturgis E. Leavitt on
alternate Thursdays from 4:15 to
4:20 over stations
Actor of Year
Albert Basserman, refugee who fled
Europe and went to Hollywood to act
in motion pictures, gave the best per
iormance by an actor in 1940, students
of the University of North Carolina
voted. They were members of the re
viewing class tought by Professors
Walter Spearman and Phillips Rus
sell. Basserman was declared the win
ner for his acting in "Foreign Cor
respondent." He also had a part in
"'Escape." Spencer Tracy, for his
characterization of "Edison the Man"
placed second to Basserman. The vote
between them was 11 to 10.
Bette Davis, winner in the class poll
or the past several years, again took
first honors for her part in "The Let
ter." Vivien Leigh's acting in "Water
loo Bridge" earned her the runner-up
By Bucky Harward
The item pricing system recently in
stalled in the University cafeteria re
ceived less than a 19 per cent support
in the student opinion poll conducted
yesterday and Tuesday by the Daily
None of the other three price plans
suggested were favored by a majority
of the students queried, however. Al
most 30 per cent- of those asked as
serted that they would be more likely
to patronize the cafeteria if last quar
ter's 30-cent special were restored.
Some 23 per cent approved the old
25-cent Swain hall special, including
a meat, two vegetables, a drink, bread,
and salad or dessert, to be repriced at
27 cents. The same special with im
proved meats but no salad or dessert
selling for 25 cents was favored by 25
Answers to the poll questions also
showed that 67 per cent of the students
queried ate regularly at the cafeteria
last year, but only 39 per -cent are now
These figures, however, include only
a small number of freshmen, most of
whom are regular patrons. Takers of
the survey confined their questions as
much as possible to upperclassmen ac
quainted with the former price sys
tems. Only 10 per cent of those questioned
See DTH POLL, page U.
For the third consecutive year plans
are being made to organize a basket
ball "team among the secretaries on
the campus. Jack Mac Phee, recrea
tional director for the WPA in Chapel
Hill and vicinity, is organizing the
The first practice period is sched
uled for tonight at 7:30 and will be
held in the Tin Can. The date is only
tentative however, and may be changed
after the first session. Any secre
taries or other women connected with
the University who are interested in
practicing with the group are urged
to attend tonight's practice.
To Teach Classes
Jepson In Spring
The Gilbert and Sullivan operetta,
Patience, and the National Symphony
orchestra directed by Hans Kindler
have been definitely scheduled for the
student entertainment series for the
winter quarter, Dr. J. P. Harland,
chairman of the entertainment com
mittee said yesterday.
The Swedish tenor, Jussi Bjoerling,
who was originally slated to appear
here during the fall, but was forced
to cancel his concert because of sick
ness, will sing here - sometime this
winter. The date has not been set, how
ever. Dr. Harland expects to hear
from Bjoerling's manager within the
next few days and will then announce
a definite day for the concert.
The operetta, Patience, will be pre
sented on January 30 and 31 by local
talent. Students will be admitted on
The National Symphony which has
appeared here several times in recent
years is scheduled for February 8.
Jepson In Spring '
The program for the spring quarter
includes Helen Jepson, noted soprano, i
Initiating a step unique on tljis
campus, the Chapel Hill Ministerial
association has arranged to offer cer
tain courses in religion to interested
students during this quarter.
Because these courses are not an of
ficial part of the University's program, who will give a concert on March 27.
no credit will be given for them, and Mis3 Jepson sang in Chapel Hill sev
there is no fee involved. J erai years ago,
Four local ministers, Rabbi Sand- On April 28 the committee has
mel, Rev. A. S. Lawrence, Rev. C P. (scheduled Gamborelli, premier dan
Albaugh, and Rev. Samuel N. Baxter seuse of the Metropolitan Opera, who
will conduct the. courses which will will appear with a small company of
begin on Monday. The University-has I two or three dancers.
cooperated in making the classrooms
in Saunders hall available for these
classes which will be held in the late
afternoon twice weekly.
Rev. Mr. Baxter will be on the second
The committee for student enter
tainments consists of two seniors, W.
G. Broadfoot and Perrin Quarles, and
two juniors, Mac Murphy and Clar
ence B. Idol. These students were ap-
floor of the Y during chapel period on pointed to the committee by the presi-
January 10, 13, 14 and 15 to give fur- dent of the student body.
enroll stu- Faculty members of the group are
Professors J. P. Harland, chairman,
Glen Haydon, and Frederick H. Koch.
ther information and to
dents in the classes.
Old Testament Course
Rahhi Sandmel will pondnct a course
on Mondays and Wednesdays dealing Openings Available
with "The Development of Old Testa- Tn PsvcholoiTV 22-24
ment Thought." This course will take
un such subiects as Drimitive relierion Arrangements are being made to
and the early Hebrews, the monarchy take care of a few more students in
and literary prophecy, Jeremiah's psychology 22 and 24. Only students
later prophecies, and the Priestly Code, who have passed psychology 21 and
were refused admittance to 22 because
of crowded conditions, or seniors in
whose programs psychology is re
quired, will be accepted.
Students desiring admission to the
Christianity" course are asked to report at 203
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From 5 until 6 o'clock on Mondays
and Wednesdays, Rabbi Sandmel will
conduct a course in Hebrew, "Prin
ciples' of Grammar."
"The Beginnings of
will be the subject of Rev. Mr. Law- South building today.
rence s course from 4 to 5 o clock on
Tuesdays and Thursdays. After a brief
survey of the Hebrew, Greek and
Roman background, political, social
and religious, this course will explore
the meaning of Christianity.
Rev. Mr. Albaugh and Rev. Mr.
Baxter will together teach a course of
Religion in America to be held on Mon
days and Wednesdays from 4 to 5
o'clock. This class will take up a con
sideration of the various
Willkie May Speak Here
In February on Foreign Policy
Harry L. Hopkins, at present in England on a secret mission for
President Roosevelt, will speak at Chapel Hill under the auspices
of the Carolina Political Union shortly after the inauguration of
President Roosevelt on January 20.
Plans for Hopkins' speech were disclosed yesterday by Bill
Joslin, chairman of the union, who also stated that he high hopes
of bringing the campus a surprise basket in the form of Wendell
L. Willkie within a few weeks.
Joslin said that Miss Lindsey Patterson, Republican national
committee woman, has been in close touch with Willkie, who has ex-
pressed a desire to speak at the Hill.
From other confidential sources, Joslin '
learned that Willkie plans to make an
important "foreign policy speech
within a few weeks and might consider
Chapel Hill as his speaking place.
According to Miss Lindsey, Willkie
would speak here early in April, but
from his other sources Joslin has
reason to hope that his "foreign pol
icy" speech in a few weeks will be
made from the HilL Joslin, how
ever, refused to make any official
comment on Willkie remarking that as
far as he was concerned, he had not
heard from Willkie personally and he
was still "dubious" as to when Will
kie would speak here.
Hopkins, who left for England earl
ier in the week to confer with Prime
Minister Churchill on a "secret" mat
ter for the President told Joslin a
few days before he boarded the Clip
per for Europe that he would certain
ly speak here shortly after the in
auguration. He is expected to spend
a week and a half in England before
returning to America.
Joslin also said that Edward J.
Flynn, Jim Farley's successor as
Democratic National chairman had re
cently expressed his "eagerness to ap
pear at Chapel Hill" and that is pos
sible a ' suitable' date for Flynn's ad
dress would be worked out.
v. v-' ;:.
WENDELL L. WILLKIE, unsuc
cessful presidential candidate, who
it is hoped, will make Chapel Hill
the location for an important speech
concerning the U. S. foreign policy.
The student hospitality committee
met yesterday with Assistant Dean of
Students Fred Weaver to discuss plans
for enlisting the entire student body
in the extension of a "good neighbor"
welcome to the delegates in the Latin
American summer school.
Committee members were instruct
ed to secure the cooperation of campus
organizations in providing persona
hospitality and student hosts for the
Some 40 students have already vol
unteered as hosts. Application blanks
for those interested are available in
the dean of students' office. The com
mittee will select the hosts and, if
necessary, draft other eligible stu
dents to fill out the 110 needed.
"During the six weeks of the sum
mer school, our job and that of the
See LATIN HOSTS, page 4.
FDR Asks For 17 Billions
In Record Budget Request
groups which are found in America.
By United Press
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 President Roosevelt's record peace-time budget of
$17,495,529;000 for the 1942 fiscal year brought a flood of proposals in Congress
religious tonight to safeguard the economic life of the nation as it urged "total, defense
OUT-OF-STATE MEETINGS occupied Dr. Ernest R. Groves (left) and
Dr- John B. Woosley over the past holidays. Dr. Groves of the Univer
Sociology department was elected president of the National Con
'?!ce on Family Relations at its Chicago meeting and Economics pro
sor Dr. Woosley presided over sessions of the Southern Economic as---ation
in New Orleans.
In CAA Course
W. R. Mann, manager of the Uni
versity airport, announced yesterday
that the winter quarter CAA course
had not yet fulfilled its 50 student
quota and that he would like more ap
plicants to. try out for the 15 vacan
He remarked that among the new
applicants he would prefer to see some
coeds, though there is a quota of five
girls that may be accepted. He said
that all graduate students, instruc
tors, professes, and anyone with two
years of college is eligible to apply.
About 15 or 20 students have been
definitely accepted, and 15 or 20 more
are awaiting their last physical ex
amination and parental approval be
fore final acceptance.
Persons applying should contact
Mann at the airport.
of democracy everywhere."
The President requested $103H000,000 for preparedness and served notice
that he will call for additional undetermined billions to aid Great Britain,
China, and Greece in their struggle against aggression. These expenditures
may skyrocket the over-all defense budget to $20,000,000,000.
Faced with this assured and projected spending, the legislators swung into!
action soon after the budget message had been read. The Republican minority
of the House Ways and Means Committee urged creation of a joint Congres
sional fiscal committee to put the nation's financial house, in order.
Senator Millard Tydings, Democrat of Maryland, proposed that three sena
tors be named to recommend a plan for liquidating the steadily mounting na
LONDON, Jan. 8 British forces striking west of Tpbruk have cut off the
important Italian base and it is now impossible for any large body of Italians
to leave or enter the town without battle, military authorities announced
(A military spokesman in Cairo said that more British tanks, armored cars,
and infantry are being concentrated in the Tobruk area daily, but that a line of
retreat still was open to the Italians. Presumably the line would be along the
coastal road leading to Derna). V
It was reported that the lightning British advance across Libya from Bardia
might compel Italy to abandon the important base with little more than a ges
ture of defense and stake everything on a stand further west.
WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 President Roosevelt today created three separate
fleets, ordered each manned on a wartime basis, and shook up almost the entire
naval high command in what was tersely described as "a rearrangement to fit
At the same time it was disclosed that the United States and Australia,
See NEWS BRIEFS, page 4.
Of Film Club
"A Farewell to Arms," the movie
made from Hemingway's famous
novel of the same name, will be shown
Sunday afternoon at 2:30 in the Play
makers' Theatre as the first in a
series of eight American and foreign
pictures chosen for the winter pro
gram of the Playmakers Film club.
Admittance to the Film club show
ings is by membership card, which
may be secured from Harry Davis, at
the Playmakers' theater, or at the
box-office Sunday afternoon. Mem
bership fee is one dollar.
The second film in the series will
be "Ruggles of Red Gap," the movie
which first showed America the su
perb comic talents of Charles Laugh-
The remaining six films on the pro
gram will be selected from the fol
lowing list: "Maedchen in Uniform,"
the German movie concerning life in
hospital; "Romeo and Juliet," Hol
lywood's version of Shakespeare s
immortal love story starring Norma
Shearer and Leslie Howard; "The In
former," John Ford's prize-winning
film' of the Irish Rebellion; "Sequoia,"
remarkable nature film; "David
Copperfield," the movie version of
Dickens' novel; "Viva Villa," Wallace
Berry's famous characterization of the
Mexican Revolutionary hero; "S,tate
Fair," one of Will Roger's most lored
pictures; and Amphytryon, the
French version of a famous theatric
llocum To Hold
Any students interested in playing
in the" conefcsiband this quarter are
asked to see Director Earl Slocum in
Hill Music hall for tryouts. Coed
students are welcomed.
' The regular concert band composed
of upperclassmen and a few picked
new men will rehearse at 7 o'clock on
Tuesday and Thursday nights
throughout the quarter. The fresh
man band will rehearse at 5 o'clock
on Tuesdays and Thursdays for the
remainder of the quarter.
The band plans to be especially ac
tive this-quarter,1 giving formal con
certs, radio concerts, and making a
tour through the eastern part of the