US in War 'All the Waj
CYA DriTe Continues
Leaders Act in Honor Week
Americanism A Definition
THE OLDEST COLLEGE DAILY IN THE SOUTH-
CHAPEL HILL, N. C., "WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1941 Edtoni: sS: n,: si :
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Chapel Talks Highlight Honor Program
Graham to Address
Honor Emphasis Week sweeps into
its third day of discussions and talks
this morning as Student leaders Bill
McKinnon, Charlie Tillett, and Orville
Campbell mount the Memorial hall plat
form this morning at 10:30 to address
the assembled freshman class.
Representing the Senior class, Yack-ety-Yack,
and the Daily Tar Heel,
the three students will briefly outline
the principles and actual operation of
the Carolina Honor System the 150-year-old
foundation of student self
government at Chapel Hill. Student
body president Truman Hobbs yester
day urged all students to attend the
President Frank P. Graham will ad
dress the general student body tomor
row morning at a special convocation
in Memorial Hall at 10:30 in the high
light event of the seven days devoted
to "a better understanding of the Honor
System.". One of the first backers of
the Honor Emphasis Week idea, Pres
ident Graham is expected to speak of
the Honor System as "our way of life
here" especially in regard to the present
Following Professor Coates' talk
Monday, student leaders have carried
discussions of the Honor System into
their respective dormitories, fraterni
ties, and campus organizations as the
Student Council-sponsored program
gathers momentum in its aim to reach
all students through an elaborate cross
contact plan. Special meetings will
continue through the remainder of the
week as councilmen intensify the pro
Joint Glee Clubs
To Offer Annual
Noel Carol Fete
This evening at Hill hall, starting
at 8:30, the combined Glee Clubs of the
University and the Chapel Hill choral
club will present their annual Christ
Long a favorite with local music
lovers in both college and community,
the Christmas program again this year
features a combined chorus of over 200
voices directed by Clyde Keutzer. Al
ways well attended, the concert tra
ditionally strikes the key-note of the
University's official holiday celebra
tion. The music department this season
has been singularly successful in ob
taining the services of ft number of out
standing soloists. Of this group Mrs.
Lores MacXinney and Miss Genie Loar.
ing-Clark, sopranos, Mrs. Robert Wet
tach, contralto, Mr. William Mehaffey,
tenor, and Mr. Paul Oncley and Mr.
Douglass Watson, baritones, will sing
Service Age Extension
May Affect UNC Students
Carolina Registrants to Convene
With Welch, Complete Army Records
"The draft age may be extended from 18 to 35."
Thus Jast-minute new3 reports from the wires of United Press, received by
the Daily Tar Heel early this morning, quoted highest Washington official
dom on the likelihood of changes in the selective service act.
All this information adds new coals to the legislative fire which has its
! debut this morning when Carolina re-
. . gistrants meet with S. W. J. Welch,
Ui A Drive
Midnight Aid Show
Saturday Nets $155
CYA Committee heads yesterday re
vealed that the midnight show
University link with national head
quarters, in Hill hall, to complete rec
ords being prepared by the Senate
Military Affairs committee.
Coast To Coast Survey'
Far reaching developments which
may affect hundreds of students here,
are expected to result from the ex
tensive coast-to-coast survey now be-
Saturday v night netted $155.10 and
raised the fund total slightly over the
Simultaneously they announced that
the drive would continue until the end
of the week, and listed the dormitories,
fraternities and sororities that have
not yet turned in CYA pledge cards.
They urged that University Club mem
bers continue the drive in those dormi
tories that have not yet been ap
proached. Renewed Effort
Indications grew that with renewed
effort the University club members
would be able to raise the total to the
Dorms, f rats and sororities that have
not yet returned pledge cards are:
Dorms Carr, Ruffin, Mangum, Alex
ander, Whitehead, Kenan, Grimes. Fra
ternities listed are: DKE, Sigma Nu,
Phi Alpha, ZBT, Pi Lambda Phi, Betas,
ATO, Delta Psi, Sigma , Chi, Chi Phi,
Chi Psi, Kappa Sigma, Phi .Delta Chi,
Phi Gamma Delta. Sororities are : Chi
Graham Lounge Men
Give Shadow Concert
Graham Memorial, in keeping
with the latest war situation, will
sponsor a "blackout concert" in the
Main Lounge at 7:30 tonight.
"The only illumination will be the
fireplaces at both ends of the lounge
which will be used for atmosphere,"
said Bill Cochran, new head of Gra
The concert will include such well
known pieces as "Largo," "Magic
Fire Music," and "In the Hall of a
No more ' meetings of the Debate
Squad and Council will be held until
the winter quarter, Carrington Gret
ter, Debate- Council President, an
King, UNC Graduate,
Wins Air Commission
Cadet Preston Randolph King, grad
utae of the University of North Caro
lina from Leesburg, Fla., will be award
ed a commission as a second lieutenant
in the Army Air Corps upon the com
pletion of his studies in aerial naviga
tion at the Air Corps Training Detach
ment, Coral Gables, Fla.
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center, who gave the
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WORLEY, director oi Graham xnemoriai siuuent
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Carolina campus square dances, iootDau cunics,
fire-side concerts, and many other entertainment features, has left to
enter the United States Army Air Corps. He is shown in . basiceuau
mif orm in which he starred in undergraduate days.
The 10:30 conference, demanding
"complete attendance," will probably
advise those registered on future pro
cedure, and distribute new blanks to be
filled out concerning the registrants'
The findings of the investigation
may bear fruit sour or sweet for stu
dents the country over. On the results
of this morning's session, and others
held at vevery University in the land,
hinges the Congressional decision on
whether to defer all college under
graduates until graduation, or to be
gin registration of all students of col
To Relieve Naval
Captain W. S. Popham has been as
signed by the Navy Department as the
new commander of the . 200-man
NROTC unit at Carolina, it was learn
ed here today.
Captain R. S. Haggart, who organ
ized the local corps last year, has been
ordered to a new and undisclosed com
mand, described as "very, important."
The assignment of Captain Popham
to the command at Carolina was an
nounced in orders from the Navy De
partment to Captain Haggart and Dr.
Frank P. Graham, president of the
The communications offered no de
tails as to Captain Popham's past
career or present command.
"All I am at liberty to say," Cap
tain Haggart said, "isv that he has
been on active duty. Captain Pop
ham will tell you whatever he can
upon his arrival. The situation as it
is today makes the revelation of of
ficers' movements dangerous."
To Discuss War
Frank Olmstead, pacifist and out
standing YMCA leader, will discuss
"The Christian Pacifist in War Time"
at a supper-forum in the Graham Me
morial dining room Thursday at 6
An uncompromising pacifist, Olm
stead feels that he must protest
against this war by word and pen.
"If this leads me to prison or death,"
he proclaimed, "it is not so futile as
death in war."
During the World War he did volun
teer YMCA work with the army in
Russia, but recently commenting on
this service, Olmstead said, "I could
not do it again; we served war, not
As a member, of the War Resisters
League he has pledged himself never
to support war, and he therefore feels
that there are few jobs other than his
present one in which he could now be
In IRC Panel
On US Unity
Two hundred student and faculty
members last night heard an analysis
of the ways toward national unity by
L. O. Kattsoff, E. E. Ericson, W. T.
Couch and H. K. Beale argued in an
International Relations club faculty
Faith, fear, continued discussion and
belief in democracy were the methods
of unity proposed by the panel. Dr,
Kattsoff maintained that fear was the
only way to unite Americans in suf
fering the war. "Fear unites us
America has shown an inability to
properly judge a situation. Some have
shown that they are unable to discern
essential differences between de
mocracy, communism and fascism."
Couch advocated faith. "I don't like
the idea that you must crack people's
heads to bring them together. If fear
is the only thing to make Americans
respond, we mignt as well give up
In the post-forum questioning from
the floor, Ferebee Taylor, finance head
of the student legislature, brought ap
plause in his statement of youth's need
for a purpose in this war. "In a few
months I'll be drafted. It will be with
reluctance that I fight for another Re
construction or another Versailles
Dr. R. S. Winslow, of the commerce
department, remarked, "Youth doesn't
need faith in a cross or a flag, but in
The widely disputed question of limi
tation of free discussion took over the
panel debate. Kattsoff and Ericson
saw necessity for restriction, while
Couch and Beale defended free speech
under all circumstances and by all po
"It is absurd to think that the US
See IRC FORUM, page U
Become Air Cadets
A half -score of former students at
Carolina are enrolled as aviation
cadets at Maxwell Field, according to
word received here today from the
headquarters for the Southeast Air
Corps training center.
The embryonic pilots ranged in age
from Craig Mcintosh, of Chapel Hill,
received his A.B. degree in 1936, to
Tom H. Humphries, B.S 1939, of
Asheville, to John William Curtis, A.
B., 1941, of Liberty.
The others, all members of the last
several classes here, included John W.
Benbow, Greensboro; Thomas Eugene
Hall, Mount Airy; Richard G. McMil
lan, McDonald; James M. Nash, War
renton; David Henry Parker, Benson;
John Lawrence Rowe, Aberdeen, and
Joe Hall Ross, Chapel Hill.
The Carolina cadets will soon be
transferred froni the replacement cen
ter,' it was said, to primary flying
schools over the southeast for pilot
training courses which will last 30
ASA to Present
Enemy Takes Ocean Islands;
Dive Bombers Attack Manila;
Jap Army Nears Singapore
By United Press
Washington President Roosevelt told the nation tonight that It
faces a long, hard war against "crafty and powerful" bandits, ft
war already marked by a "serious set-back" in the surprise
Japanese attack on Hawaii.
In a nation-wide radio report on the first 36 hours of the war
with Japan, the President said the United States is in the conflict
"all the way."
"So far, the news has been all to the bad," he said. But, he declared, we
are going to win the war and we are going to win the peace that follows.'
The casualty list of these first few days, he warned, will undoubtedly be
He said he did not have sufficient information to state the exact damage in
flicted by the Japanese dive bombers in the Sunday attack at Pearl Harbor,
but he admitted it was serious.
Many Americans Killed
"Many American soldiers and sailors have been killed,'' he said, "aa4
American ships have been sunk. American airnlanes have heen HpstrnTpd.1
"Together with other free peoples we are now fighting to maintain owr
right to lie among our world neighbors in freedom and common decency,
without fear of assault."
He denounced as an "old trick of propaganda" rumors that United States
losses in the Pacific have given the Japanese naval supremacy.
The purposes of such fantastic claims," he said, "are to spread fear and
confusion among us, and to jolt us into revealing military information."
"Cur government will not be caught in this obvious trap and neither wDl
Pacific Islands Fall
"But," he continued, "the people must be prepared to accept that its out
posts of Guam, Wake, and the Midway Islands have fallen to the Japanese."
New York The National Broadcasting company's Manila reporter said to
night that Japanese land, sea, and air forces were believed to be making a
heavy attack on Northern Luzon, the Philippine Island in which Manila is
Berlin An East India News Agency "today said that a Japanese army
spokesman' asserted that Hong Kong is encircled by land and sea, and in
vasion forces landed in southern Thailand are advancing toward Singapore.
Selective Service Expansion
Washington Th War Department was understood tonight to be ready t
ask Congress for expansion of selective service age limits from 21 to 28 year
to 18 to 44 years a move which would increase bv almost 20.000.000 tfca
reserve of man power available for the armed forces.
Washington President Roosevelt today said that "an invasion or prefa
tory incursion" upon the United States is threatened by Germany and Italy,
and ordered war time restrictions imposed upon the movements and activities
of their nationals.
Manila Bombs crashed into the Manila area again tonight despite reports
that a Japanese aircraft carrier, on which raiders were based, had been sunk
off Zambales province, about 100 miles from here.
Washington President Roosevelt today announced an attack had been made
on Clark Field in the Philippines, and that there were casualties among the
officers and soldiers there.
Labor Increase Necessary
Washington President Roosevelt said today that a seven-day work week
for the nation and a wide-spread plan for expansion would be necessary tinder
his projected $150,000,000,000 "victory campaign."
Washington President Roosevelt said today that neither he nor anyone
else, including Congress, knows who is responsible for the initial success of
the disastrous Japanese assault against Hawaii Sunday.
Washington The State Department disclosed today that it has receivedt
word that the American diplomatic and consular officers are safe in Tokyo,
Peiping, Shanghai, aRd Manila.
Past and Present
Draftees Witness' Play maker
First Night Production
Koch to Read
Library Books Due
All books charged to students are
due back to the library by December
A panel discussion on Inflation will
he nresented at a meeting of the
American Statistical Association to be
held on the fourth floor of the Alumni
Building this Friday at eight o'clock.
All persons with statistical inter
ests are cordially invited to attend the
The North Carolina Chapter was or
ganized on November 27 to serve as a
stimulus to statistical interests and
work throughout the state, and espec
ially in 'Wake, Orange, and Durham
Tight-fisted Scrooge and gay little
Tiny Tim will' be brought to life when
"Prof" Koch reads Charles Dickens'
"A Christmas Carol" Saturday night
at 8:30 o'clock in Memorial HalL
Seated behind a small table with a
See PROF KOCH, page 4
Views Lincoln Show
A powerfully moving and inspira
tional drama, the Carolina Playmakers
opening performance of Robert Sher
wood's "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" played
last night to a capacity house. Includ
ed in the audience was a large number -of
United States officers and enlisted
men from Fort Bragg.
Three More Nights
Scheduled to run three more nights,
this dramatic performance is striking
ly apropos at this time. It deals with
an age which also experienced a renew
al and strengthening of democratie
ideals through conflict. A further
parallel with today's situation is seen
in the shadow of impending war, the
need for unity and necessity for ad
herence to America's traditional prin
ciples. Because most of the seats for Fri-
day night's presentation have already
been sold, more satisfactory seats are
obtainable for Wednesday or Thursday
nights." Reservations may be made at
the Playmaker business office in Swain
hall, or at Ledbetter-Pickard's.