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CHAPEL HILL, N. CL, TUESDAY, APRIL 15, 1941
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Germany Claims British
Staging 'Second Dunkirk'
By United Press
Xte Germans asserted last night
'hat the British army is leaving
Greece after only nine days of Blitz
ury i Balkans and boarding
troop ships just as at Dunkirk" un
jer a blasting hail of Nazi bombs.
The British radio claimed that in
iteai of pulling out of Greece, the
British are pouring more empire
in the line of defenses facing
Adolph Hitler's Panzer power, but this
zoo, lacked confirmation from any Bal
kan quarter. .
Tb5 British war office before re
veal:: a "withdrawal to positions"
tepcrted that the British forces. had
4efeati with Heavy enemy casualties
2.T. attack by a crack division of Ger
man armored troops composed of the
Slack Guard Schutzstaffel storm
troof ho in peace time are Adolph
Hide-'3 personal body-grlard.
WASHINGTON, April 14 The U.
S. today held that the Danish govern
ment at Copenhagen is under German
omiration and is thus without auth
ority to disturb the agreement with
the Danish minister whereby this
crcntry assumed protective control
WASHINGTON, April 14-Secre-tary
of State Hull today minimized
the importance of the Russo-Japanese
Tceutrality treaty but officials never
theless were worried by its long-range
Hull told his press conference, the
pact "comes as no surprise" and its
iignificance "could be overestimated."
He aided "the policy of this govern
ment, of course, remains unchanged."
BERLIN, April 15; (Tuesday)
The German army is ready to unleash
::s "blow of destruction" against the
3ritish and Greek armies within the
ext 24 hours and knock Britain out
:-f the war, informed Nazi sources as
NEW YORK, April 14 Secretary
of Labor Perkins, in a surprise move
arrived in New York from Washing
ton tonight and personally entered the
Appalachian coal wage-hour negotia
tions which have been deadlocked for j
3;ore than two weeks.
LONDON, April 15 (Tuesday)
The British commander-in-chief in the
See NEWS BRIEFS, page 2.
Professor Robert W. Browning of
the Philosophy department will talk
-vi "Faith and Freedom of Thought"
tonight at 8 o'clock in Gerrard hall.
This is the third and last in a group
f hi3 lecture-forums on "Freedom
md Religious Life," and continues
Fbilosophy department's series of
fortnightly meetings throughout, the
year on "Freedom in the ' Present
The meeting is open to the public.
Everyone interested is invited to
come and talk from the floor. ,
The talk will deal with the reasons
tor the growth of freedom of religious
-aith, and with the possible future of
Action on Fees
The student legislature failed to
obtain a two-thirds quorum last
night, and consequently action on
the bill proposing student control
of student fees was withheld.
Bill Cochrane, speaker of the
legislature, announced that a spe
cial session will be held Thursday
night at 7:30. He urged that a full
membership be present so that ac
tion on the fees bill may be taken.
However, members present unani
mously approved a constitutional
amendment establishing a fifth pre
cinct on election days in L dormi
, tory, so ' that medical students
might be allowed the opportunity of
casting their vote. ' ;
Agar To Write
Book Based On
Volume To Weil
Series and HRI ,
Herbert Agar, Pulitzer prize-win
ning journalist who as Weil lecturer
featured the Human Relations Insti
tute here last week, will write a book
combining his lectures with the open
discussions which followed, YMCA
Secretary Harry Comer disclosed yes
The volume will be dedicated to the
University's biennial institute program
and to the Weil lecture series.
Agar, who shocked packed houses
in Memorial hall with, his cool but
forceful declaration that the United
States should go to war immediately,
said he was "very much impressed"
with the questions, fired at him in open
forums and that he would make them
"an integral and vital part of the
Agar has asked YMCA Secretary
Harry F. Comer to collect the ques
tions for him. Comer said he would re
ceive as many queries as students,
professors and townspeople could
submit, providing they are written.
Comer said wide interest on the
campus concerning Agar's series of
three lectures led to a proposal Friday
night that the famous editor, author,
and international affairs expert ex
press in a new book the views present
ed here. Agar at first did not seem to
favor the idea because he had no
manuscript for his addresses, Comer
said, but later agreed to write tne
book if numerous questions from per
cnne ntpndine' the series would be
forwarded to him.
An associate editor of the Louis
ville Courier-Journal, Agar has writ
ten several-works. on current affairs.
His "The Peoples' Choice," a book on
presidents from Washington to Hard
ing, won the Pulitzer prive in 19 Jo.
In his addresses here, he first out
lined the nature of the present war
terming it a world revolution which
must be either completely defeated or
completely victorious; the next night
he startled listeners by proclaiming
See AGAR, page 2.
Coeds To Vote
For Leaders ;
Re-yote Called .
For Y Presidency;
WAA Head Run-off
A new election for the presidency of
the .YWCA, caused by-the ,mix-up in
last Tuesday's voting, and a run-off
election for the presidency - of - the
Woman's Athletic association will be
held today. -
Polls for the women students will
be open from 10:30 to 5 in Gerrard
hall, and all coeds will be eligible to
vote for president of the Athletic asso
ciation, while only members of the
YWCA are eligible to ,vote in . that
election. . . ' .
Cornelia Clark and Muriel Malli-
son are rival candidates in the new
YWCA election, while Katherine
Goold and Hortense Kelly tied last
week for presidency of-the Athletic
The women's honor council, in a re
cent investigation of the 20 extra bal
lots cast in last week's election, found
the missing voters, but discovered that
a number of coeds who were not mem
bers of the YWCA had voted and
helped elect Cornelia Clark to the
Miss Clark, from Scotland Neck,
transferred to Carolina from St.
Mary's. On campus, she is listed on
the honor roll, a member of Pi Beta
Phi, Cheerio club, and Di assembly,
and has been prominent in "Y" work.
Miss Mallison, transferred here
from Southeastern Louisiana Insti
tute. She is a member of Alpha Delta
Pi, the Di assembly, the Athletic as
sociation, and the YWCA. Her home
is in Lafayette, 1 La.
Miss Kelly, from New Church, Va.,
transferred to Carolina from Ward
Belmont. She is m the Playmakers,
Sound and 'Fury, has been 'onthe ath
letic council for two quarters, made
the all-Carolina hockey team, is a
manager, of basketball and badmin
ton, a member of the glee club, and is
Chi Oniega house manager for next
UP Completes Momiiiatioinis
Vith. . McCormick; Thorp," Golby
Of Student Body
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'.FACED WITH a week of intensive campaigning, John McCormick,
left, and John Thorp were nominated yesterday to complete the entire
UP campus slate. McCormick was named for secretary-treasurer of the
student body and Thorp was named for editor of the Yackety Yack.
Peck Chosen President
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Of University Club
Maria Gambarelli, Danseuse,
To Appear Here, April 28
Maria Gambarelli, premiere dan
use of the Metropolitan Opera com
pany, will appear in Memorial hall on
April 28 as the next featured attrac
tfon of the Student Entertainment
-ommittee, Dr. J. P. Harland, chair
man, announced yesterday.
Since becoming the Met's top dancer
two years ago, Miss Gambarelli has
'come famous from coast to coast
r fcer excellent recitals and ballet
Described as 'lissome, sylph-like,
varkling," Gambarelli has become
known not only for her work with the
Metropolitan, but for her appearances
i the popular dance stage and in
She created the famous "Roxyettes"
See GAMBARELLI, page 2.
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Miss Goold, from Raleigh, came to
Carolina from St. Mary's. At Car
olina she is a member of the glee club
and the Athletic association, is golf
and basketball manager.
Crane To Discuss
Radio Today .
Dr. Harry W.' Crane of the Psychol
ogy department and Consulting Psy
chologist of the Health department,
will talk on "Homesickness Fatalities"
on the first program today from the
campus studio in Caldwell Ijall. Sta
tion WPTF will carry this program
from 2:30 to 2:45. Earl Kastner will
announce, while Philip Stamm as
sists with production and. Paul Eth
eridge, George Stammler, and Bill Cox
will be the technicians on the pro
gram. The Weekly News Round-up pre
pared by Joe Morrison of the Journal
ism department will be presented by
Carroll McGaughey over WPTF from
2:45 to 3 o'clock. Mame Snyder will
announce this program.
Admiral Percy W. Foote who has
charge of the local Naval ROTC pro
gram, will review General Wavell's
new book, "General Assembly; A
Study in Greatness" on the' Books,
Plays, and Problems program over
stations WDNC, WBIG, and WSJX
from 4 to 4:15.
Dr. Rupert B. Vance of the Sociol
ogy department will continue the Soc
iology Series with a lecture on "Amer
ica Grows Up" which will be broad-
stations WDNC, WBIG, and WSJS
from 4:15 to 4:30. r
Professor Fred B. McCall of the
Law School will talk on "The Law
and the Family; Parent and Child"
on the first program to be broadcast
Thursday afternoon. Stations
WDNC, WBIG, and WSJS will carry
this program from 4 to 4:15.
S&F To Complete
Chorus Cast Today
Guys and gals with dancing sea-legs
or a voice or both will be welcomed in
Memorial hall this afternoon at 5:30
when Sound and Fury will complete '
casting of the chorus numbers of its
new show, "Heaven Help a Sailor,"
Carroll McGaughey said last night.
Steve Peck, rising junior of Wil
mington and possessor of an extensive
list of memberships in campus organ
izations, was elected to the presidency
of the University club last night, suc
ceeding Ferebee Taylor, who led the
club throughout the last year.
- Other new officers chosen at last
nighfs meeting were: Tom Baden, of
Washington, vice-president; Frances
Tilley, of Chapel Hill, secretary; and
Steve Karres, of Charlotte, treasurer.
All are rising juniors.
Besides Taylor, the retiring officers
were: George Hayes, vice-president;
John Diffendal, secretary; and Em
mett Sebrell, treasurer.
Peck received a majority of votes
over the four other nominees, Curry
Jones, Steve Karres, Alston Lewis,
and Hobart McKeever. Three run-offs
were necessary to narrow the field
and enable Peck to acquire the neces
The new president, athletic man
ager of Manly dorm, has been a mem
ber of the Interdorm council, the Stu
dent Government committee, the
Sophomore Dance committee, . the
Freshman Chapel committee, and the
Freshman Friendship council. -
He has been active in "intramurals
and was a member of the freshman
track team. Politics also comes under
the heading of his major interests.
Tom Baden, the new vice-president,
a Sigma Nu, has served as president
of the "13" club, and as a member of
the Freshman Orientation committee.
He is in the University band, the
Men's Glee club, and is a baritone in
the University Male quartette.
The new officers of the club were
among the 41 students who were elect
ed recently to membership to replace
See UNIVERSITY CLUB, page 2.
For Next Year
Four new officers- of the Interna
tional Relations club, elected last
week to run the organization's affairs
during the 1941-42 scholastic year,
were inducted at a "pep" banquet held
last night in Graham Memorial.
The officers are: Lyman Collins
president; Tom Jialiett, vice-presi
dent; Jennie Wells Newsome, secre
tary; and Roger Mann, treasurer.
Dean R. B. House, Controller W. D
Carmichael and Professor William 01
sen were guest speakers, .bach gave
praise on the IRC's work during the
Collins spoke briefly on the club's
success and pointed out that "Rich
ard Casey, Australian Minister
to the United States, and Under-
Secretary of State Sumner Welles
have given their assurances to appear
on the campus sometime next month,"
"The IRC from now on," he added,
"will sponsor a monthly -orum deal
ing with international problems." The
IRC two weeks ago held a public
forum in the Institute of Government
building that drew enthusiastic . response.
In reply to the rousing response
given the open forum the other day,"
Collins said, "the club has decided to
present a. series of monthly all-cam
pus programs which will consist of a
panel discussion of some pertinent in
ternational subject." -.
The panel will be led by one faculty
member, one IRC member, and two
To Keep Tab on Spending
As the first campaign literature be
gan to inject some semblance-of life
into a still dull political season, the
elections committee of the Student
legislature began to worry yesterday
about explaining and enforcing the
campus "Hatch act."
Reports have been frequent that
candidates are running up printing
bills without recording or confining
expenses withia the required limits.
The elections committee yesterday
issued an interpretation of the bill
which was ratified a month ago by
the legislature and asserted that the
Student council would be strict in
punishing all violators.
Not more than $20 may be spent
before and including the day of elec
tions on the campaigning of any can-
didate for president, vice president,
or secretary-treasurer of the student
body, speaker of the student legisla
ture, editor of the Daily Tar Heel
or senior class president.
No more than $15 may be spent by
a candidate for junior or sophomore
class president or editor of the Yack
ety Yack, Carolina Mag or Tar and
Ten dollars is the maximum allow
ed all other nominees class student
council representative, vice president,
secretary, or treasurer, student legis
lator representative, debate council
representative, ' athletic association
president or vice president, or Publi
cations union board representative.
A political party cannot spend or
collect more than $75.
Candidates do not have to include
in their allotted maximums the money
See "HATCH ACT," page 2.
By Bucky Harward
Nominations of John McCormick
for secretary-treasurer of the student
body, John Thorp for editor of the
Yackety Yack and Charles Colby for
senior representative on the Pub
lications Union board yesterday
wound up the University party's com
In a brief meeting yesterday after
noon of all the candidates and their
campaign managers, party leaders
planned last week strategy to arouse
campus interest in the current races.
McCormick now steps into the
candidacy left open since last Satur
day when Al Rose at his own request
was shifted from secretary-treasurer
to senior student council member.
Member of Interdorm Council
Serving twice as floor councilor in
K dormitory, McCormick has been a
member of the Interdormitory council
for the past two years. From San
ford, he has for the last year been
congressional district chairman ifor
the student division of the Institute
of Government. He is also district
chairman for the Young Democrats'
McCormick has been a self-help stu
dent all three years. He is now a
member of the junior-senior dance
committee and the freshman orienta
tion committee. Last fall he took and
passed the University CAA course.
Thorp, who along with Charlie Til
lett received the staff nomination last
Friday, has worked on the annual for
three years. He was promoted f as a
sophomore to editorship of the; extra
curricular section and this yeir has
been editorial editor..
His scholastic average' now sUuids
well within Phi Beta Kappa standards
at 95. Vice-president of his fraternity,
he is a representative to the Interfra
ternity council. Thorp comes from
Colby,- from Ashe ville, is now art
editor of Tar an' Feathers. For the
past three years he has worked as a
cartoonist on the campus humor pub
lications, first on the Buccaneer and
then on Tar an' Feathers. He rooms in
To Give Concert
In Hill Tomorrow
Miles Dresskell, noted violinist and
assistant professor of music education
at Teachers College, Columbia uni
versity, will give a concert in Hill
music nail tomorrow mgnt at s:su.
The concert is being sponsored by Al
pha Rho, University chapter of Phi
Mu Alpha, national music fraternity.
A native of Brainerd, Minn., Pro
fessor Dresskell is one of the few artr
ists on the American concert stage
using the viola d'amore. He toured
Europe in the AEF entertainment
division during the World War and
was a member of the Cleveland Sym
phony orchestra for two seasons. .
Before going to Columbia, Profes
sor Dresskell was head of the Violin
department of the College of the Pa
cific at San Jose, Calif., and later was
director of the Musicv department of
San Jose State College.
He is interested in presenting the
ittle known literature for the violo
d'amore, and the classical and contem
porary music for violin.
Professor Dresskell will play the
viola d'amore here. It is said to be
one of the most romantic musical in
struments of all times, a viola with a
mysterious and sonorous tone.
With 11 seniors graduating, the
CPU has 11 memberships open for
next year. Those who wish to apply
for membership may get blanks at
Tempe Newsome's office in the.
YMCA, or from Ferebee Taylor,
Kenan Williams Charlotte Fitz, or
The Union will select at least four
freshman members this year and it
is the first time that freshmen have
had an opportunity to apply for membership.