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THE ONLY COLLEGE DAILY IN THE SOUTHEAST-
CHAPEL HILL, N. C FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 1941
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On Coed Government
Answering an attack by Martha
C'azipitt, Daily Tar Heel columnist,
on the nominating procedure of the
Roman's association, Jane McMaster,
elident, and Ann Williams, vice
Lesident, declared yesterday that the
columnist "seems dreadfully misin
formed on a good many points" and
should "take her own advice and find
out tow and why and by whom she
" In a letter to the Daily Tar Heel,
Mis; McMaster and Miss Williams de
clared that "There is a fact which Miss
Chmpitt completely ignored or else
forgot. The constitution (ratified last
prw by two-third majority vote)
states that the junior girls have the
of making nominations from
the floor. They will have this oppor
tunity at a meeting Monday, Janu
Nominate Two Coeds
Tuesday the Woman's association
announced two nominees for the junior
coed position on honor council. A se
cret nominating committee made the
selection. Wednesday Miss Clampitt
vrote, "Somebody or other has spoken,
and the coeds have been informed'
once more, whom they may elect to
the office in question." She added that
the "very secret committee" appoint
ed by the association president
'looks over the new girls . . . and
tries to think up subtle ways to get
in a plug for one of their sorority
pledges." She emphasized that an
other girl can only be nominated by
petition which requires much time, in
itiative, and work and which is often
only possible in an organized group
iuch as a sorority.
The Woman's association officials
further remarked that "the columnist
See McM ASTER, page S.
CPU WJU Hold . .
Final plans for the Carolina Political
union's experimental quiz program to
be held next Wednesday evening at 8
o'clock in Gerrard hall were released
yesterday by Bill Joslin, chairman of
the colon. j
The quiz, held as part of the union's
program to stimulate campus interest
:n current affairs, will be run so that
tour groups of four contestants each
will be asked the first round of ques
tions on current topics, and then the
four winners will hold a run-off, to
decide the final victor.
Those desiring to enter the contest
ill write their names on a piece of
paper upon entering Gerrard hall, and
&e names of the 16 participants will
he drawn from a hat before the contest
Prizes for Winners
The group winners will receive
subscription to Time magazine for the
ret of the school year; the final win
der will receive a year's subscription
Members of the CPU are preparing
T-he questions and Truman Hobbs, in
te of the committee arranging
tfc questions, reported that 64 ques--Jons
have already been accepted.
J(lin said that "the program, if
successful, will inaugurate a series
kt will bring the campus another in
vesting political phase, and
Here Next Week
Captain John M. Greer, U. S. Marine
will be in Gerrard hall at 10:30
fa Ja:uary 15 to teke appiications
soPhomores and juniors for en-
of tTnt the Platoon headers class
e U. S. Marine Corps Reserve.
accepted applicants will receive
peeks' training at the Marine Bar-
ito m Quantic. Va., 'during the
fcerof 1941 and again in the sum
aer of 1942.
Applicants must be between 18 and
fctSf3 ld' above the avera&e scho1"
fetw 7 and of 80und pbysique. Those
ss Jl the aees of 18 and 21 must be
t J 48 67 inches tall and those be
21 d 23 as much as 68 inches
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DORM RESIDENTS and their
dates will dance tonight to the sweet
strains of Freddy Johnson, above,
and his, orchestra, in the first of a
series of dormitory-sponsored hops.
Dorms To Hold
Sponsors for Affair
JWith Freddie Johnson and his band
signed, and final plans complete for the
dormitory dance tonight in the . Tin
Can from 9 to 1, Orville Campbell,
chairman of the dance committee, yes
terday announced the sponsors for to
night's affair. The dance is being spon
sored by the residents of Steele, Ruf
fin, Grimes, and Manly dorms.
Campbell said that those who will
compose the figure are Ben Heath,
president of the Inter - Dormitory
council, with Cora Mae Dale, Kins ton;
Aubrey Moore, president of Manly,
with Thelma Brammer, Bassett, Va.;
Buck Timberlake, with Frances Clark,
Chapel Hill; Ernest Skillman, with
Penny Wells; Mac Edwards, president
of Steele, with Judy Bob Davis, Aden;
and Campbell with Sue Wimbish,
A square dance will be held at inter
mission time and there will be an open
house in Graham Memorial for one
hour - at ter 'the dance: "The dance' is
the first of a series planned to better
acquaint Tesidents of the dormitories
with each other.
Funds for the dance are being ob
tained from the dormitory social
funds. Recently the dorm presidents
met and decided that money being
See DORM DANCE, page 2.
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dance tonight in the Tin Can at 9 o'clock, and will dance to the music 01
Freddie Johnson and his band. They are Miss Frances Clark, of Chapel
HilL with Buck Timberlake; Miss Sue Wimbish, Greensboro, with Orville
Camnbell- Miss Judy Bob Davis, Aden, with Mac Edwards; Miss Thelma
Brammer,' Bassett, Va., with Aubrey Moore; and Miss Cora Mae Dale,
Kinston, with Ben Heath.
With registration completed, the
General College and the ""School of
Commerce yesterday released figures
on student ineligibility and readmis
sions for the winter quarter.
Out of the' 1,678 students enrolled
in the General College in the fall, 187
were unable to pass the ten hours re
quired. Of these, 158 were sophomores
and only 29 freshmen.
Eighty-nine students 75 sopho
more and 14 freshmen were formally
readmitted by the administration's
board. By working off incompletes, 23
of those ineligible reinstated them
selves. After application to the read
missions board, 12 General College stu
dents were officially refused.
Some 63 did not formally apply for
readmission. either because of advice
given before Christmas by their ad
visers or because of personal decisions.
In the School of Commerce, where
411 juniors and seniors were enrolled
last quarter, 20 students did not pass
sufficient hours. Ten Astere readmit
ted by the board.
Figures from the College of Arts
and Sciences were not available yes
terday afternoon, but will be publish
Trustees to Meet
Here as Welcome
To Latin Visitors
As another gesture of welcome to
the Latin American delegates, the
University of North Carolina Board of
Trustees will hold its regular semi
annual meeting here this winter.
The 107 delegates, many of whom
are prominent educators in their own
countries, will have an opportunity to
observe the University's administra
tive machinery in action.
Instigated ah6 Invitation of Gov
ernor Broughton, who was inaugurat
ed yesterday, this move is another part
of the extensive program being
planned by University and state of
ficials for the Latin American sum
In addition, the town of Chapel Hill
See TRUSTEES, page 4.
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!May "Under jfo-Another Change
Records Reveal Squabbles
Over Food Began in 1797
By Trudie Darden
The current controversy over prices
and quality of cafeteria food has an
ancient if not honorable history, a deep
dig into the records revealed yester
day. As early as 1797, when the site of
the present building was virtually vir
gin forest, two students wrote home:
"It is impossible to describe the bad
ness of the tea and coffee, and the meat
generally stinks and has ma Ergots in
Dr. Kemp Battle, standard Univer
sity historian, points out that dissatis
faction with food in the "Commons,"
and later in Swain hall, has constantly
been a chronic malady of students.
In the early days, says Battle, qual
ity and quantity of food in Commons
depended on the sympathetic disposi
tion of the Steward. The office of
Steward, created in 1794, placed upon
Fascist Troops Reported
Evacuating Giaradub Oasis
Congress To Hear
Loan Plan Today
'By United Press
CAIRO, Jan. 9 Hard-driving Brit
ish and Australian armored units to
night drove westward of Italy's be
sieged Libyan base at Tobruk, while
180 miles to the southeast Fascist
troops were reported evacuating the
fortified oasis of Giaradub.
Official communiques, disclosing a
triple-pronged thrust against Italian
legions in Africa, described British
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fvporaiions exienuing almost over ouuu
An RAF communique reported
heavy attack on Fascist desert convoys
northwest of Giaradub, which is de
fended by two forts named Mussolini
and Discalea. It appeared that the
British were driving into Libya on
180-mile front in an effort to cut in
terior communication lines with the
WASHINGTON, Jan. 9 An extra
ordinary White House conference late
today cleared the way for introduction
in Congress tomorrow of legislation
See NEWS BRIEFS, page U.
For War Relief
To raise money for British war re
lief, a post-game dance will be held
January 18 after the N. Y. U. Caro
lina basketball match. A script af
fair, the dance will be sponsored by
the Panhellenic and Interfraternity
councils, and has been endorsed by
the Interdormitory council and Order
of the Grail.
Freddie Johnson's 15-piece orches
tra will furnish music in the Tin Can
from 9 till 12. j
The British War Relief dance will
be the first of its kind to be given on
the campus this year.'- Arrangements
have been made between the British
War Relief Society in New York and
Dot Pratt and Chris Siewers, presi
dents of the councils, to send the
money to England. Under 'federal
law, the intake for the benefit must
exceed $500, before any money can be
sent to Britain. -
Arrangements for the dance are
being made by committee chairmen
Chris Siewers and Dot Pratt, assisted
by Marjorie Johnston, Gates Kimball,
Julia McConnell, Charlie Wood, Char
lie Idol, Joe Welborn, and Billy Shu
ford. Inter-Faith Body Hears
Yale Professor Tonight
All members of the Inter-Faith
council are expected to attend a meet
ing tonight at 7:30 in the parish house
of the Episcopal church. Dr. Clarence
E. Shedd of Yale University Divinity
school will discuss inter-faith activi
ties at other colleges.
him all responsibility for the student
body's digestion. Although a suggest
ed bill of fare was offered for his guid
ance and a committee appointed to re
port on the food furnished to students,
there was room for the Steward's per
sonal judgment to decide the size of
the rolls and loaves and the weight of
the pieces of beef.
Food Cx lied Marauders
s. says Battle, were never
netic mind in regard to food
served were bad beyond
f most present stu
.oiity. In the Com
students in good health
to board, such scarce
d led, says Battle, to
marauding parties at night when stu
dents devoured everything eatable
within one or two miles.
These foraging parties and the bit
See RECORDS REVEAL, page A-
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i iga Party
.uick trip over to Ab's to indulge
latest conga records and a
stomp, fcstomp, kick issuing
ng, noon and night from Fish's
office, all prove that plans for l lie
conga party tomorrow night from 9 to
12 in the main lounge of Graham Me
morial are progressing rapidly.
The basic one, two, three, kick step
of the conga is very simple in fact,
even Fish has mastered it, which all
proves that the chances for the stu
dent body to become proficient in South
American dancing are very favorable.
About ten students who have al
ready learned the intricacies of the
dance, along with Fish of course, will
act as instructors. In addition to the
conga records and instructors, there
will be a drummer, present to help
with the rhythm.
The hillbilly conga will make its
initial appearance tomorrow night and
threatens to become a national craze.
For those of you who wonder just
what it is, keep in mind that square
dancing is always found in Fish's
vicinity and e will be directing the
In between conga dances, there will
be popular swing records to give the
party an American flavor. So whether
you want to learn the conga or just
dance, come on out to Fish's party to
Sound and Fury Finds Replacement
Ann GuilFs Name to Take
Place Among Club's Immortals
Remember Virginia Worth?
She was considered one of the un-
replacable members of Sound and
Fury and great grief and tearing of
hair marked her departure from the
University last spring.
All year, Sound and Fury has been
searching for a singer who could put
over a torch song with anything ap
proaching her finesse and gusto.
Yesterday, a bombshell exploded in
the middle of the first day of tryouts
or "Standing Room Only," Sound and
a TTTt A 1
r ury s winter revue. w nen me
smoke cleared away, there was the
ady they had been looking for.
Ann Guill's the Name
Ann Guill's name took its place in
he cast for the forthcoming produc
tion without further ado.
The following description of the
ady was gleaned from the simultane
ous babbling of Sanford Stein and
Carroll McGaughey: a "striking"
ooking brownette from Savannah with
a "low, husky speaking voice and a
See 2&UND AND FURY, page U.
Comes as Result
Of DTH Poll
As a result of a Daily Tab Heel
poll which showed that students v,xr.t
a flat rate special of some ldn it
the University cafeteria, the pricing,
system may be changed again i.
near future, Assistant Controller L.
B. Rogerson said yesterday.
However, since the poll failed to
indicate conclusively which flat rate
special would bring the largest vol
ume of business, he said, a good deal
of figure-studying and pow-wowing
by the business department will be
necessary before the exact nature of
the change can be decided.
He hinted that a "convincing
reason", for not-changing rather than
a change could possibly result from
the discussions, since "the next change,
if any, must be a final one for a long
"We have done enough experiment
ing for one year; our next decision
must be the right one, or else," he
The present item-pricing system
was inaugurated at the beginning of
the quarter in an attempt to bring
the cafeteria out of the red, when it
was learned that operating losses for
the last six months of 1940 had
amounted to more than ?7,000.
However, student grumbling went
into a rising crescendo because of
the prices, and sales for the first
few days indicated that loss of vol
ume might offset the safer pricing
"Something has to be done," Rog
erson said. "We can't stand sustain
ed losses, because no subsidization
funds are available."
A Student legislature waa formed
-1 effort "to get back th ld Swain
hall 25-cent special." susmcw
cers said they could not sell this spe
cial for less than 27 cents. with the
higher expense of running the new,
The Daily Tar Heel conducted a
poll to find out which of four pos
sible courses would be most popular
with students. The poll, however,
showed student opinion divided ex
cept for its dislike for the present
Now, everybody who ' knows any
thing about the cafeteria is goiag into
a huddle about the problem. Roger
son promises a decision soon.
In Psychology 22, 24 "
Arrangements are being made to
take care of a few more students in
psychology 22 and 24. Only students
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
course are asked to report at 203 South
To Pick Pledges
Chi Beta Phi, national honorary
social scientific fraternity, will an
nounce eight pledges from the Junior
and senior classes and 12 sophomore
affiliates this afternoon. v ;
Selection was made from more than
300 students in the math, chemistry,
botany, physics, zoology,- astronomy,
psychology and geology departments
of the University on the basis of in
terest in science, character, ability,
personality, and scholarship.
Several faculty members will be
awarded honorary memberships also.
Affiliates will meet Monday night
at 7 o'clock in the Grail room of Gra
ham Memorial and pledges Tuesday
night at 7 o'clock in 214 Graham Me
morial. President Warren Harrelson said,
yesterday those selected for member
ship in the fraternity "should consider
it a signal honor in view of the very
strict selection requirements.