oat 19 m$ 0 Hi - 4R1 The Oldest College Daily In The South VOLUME L Bosineu: 9887; Circulation: 9888 CHAPEL HILL, N. C, SUNDAY, MAY 17, 1942 .Editorial: 4356; News: 4351: Night: 6306 NUMBER 171 Mud, Rations Didn't Halt Senior Week Fun I x - w - -fV V J --K I : &ri SEVENTEEN ATTRACTIVE young ladies served as sponsors for class leaders who figured at the Junior Senior series of dances held Friday and last night. Thrae dances were held a formal Friday night and a tea dance yesterday afternoon and another formal last night. Red Norvo and his famous band furnished music for the Saturday dances and Lieut. Stanley Brown's outfit from Fort Bragg played for he Friday night dance. All were Keld in Woollen gymnasium. Left to right: Anice Garmany, Chattanooga, Tenn., with Dean Williams, . Atlanta, Ga.; Eddie 0'Hair,,Fayetteville, with Sam Ganbill, Elkin, president of the junior class; Jean McKen zie, West Palm Beach, Fla.,'with Bob Carroll, Hamlet; Sae Wimbish, Greensboro, with Orville Campbell, Hick ory; and Carolyn Williams, Atlanta, Ga., with Bill McKinnon, Wadesboro, president of the senior class. Remain ing class sponsors are shown below. ' First War Graduates Finish Seven-Day Entertainment Slate Fourth-Year Students Trudge Back From Annual Grind of Antics, Dances By Billy Webb Seniors will trudge wearily back to fraternities and dormitories tonight reminiscing with a cast of sadness upon the hurrying fun A 1 ( 1 a .. m mm I oi senior weeK ana upon tne last worry-iree years 01 tneir lives. For the sixth consecutive year the Junior-Senior dance weekend has been marked by rain with members of both classes wading through Chapel Hill mud walking to the dances to save priority tires and gas. None the less discouraged by the deluge, the dances were crowded with Carolina gentlemen in besmudged patent leather shoes and imports with stockings wet through evening sandals. Co-chairmaned by Bill Alexander and Mac McLendon who worked with the busy aid of class president Bill Mc Kinnon, Senior week began Sunday with a concert of both popular and classical music played in Kenan stadi um. Graham Memorial arranged and paid for the "music under the stars" as their gift to the seniors. The male po sition in the social ladder of being the aggressor in matters of heart were re laxed and coeds were directed to ask men for dates. Seniors laughed and yelled Tuesday night at 11 o'clock as freshmen at Lum and Abner's corny performance in "The Bashful Bachelor," a free movie reeled off for the seniors by E. Car rington Smith, owner of Chapel Hill's theaters. Wednesday featured the Saddle Shoe Stomp on the tennis courts, and organizers intuitively arranged for the hop to be held in the Tin Can in case of rain, but the clouds held off until the weekend. Again the "leap year" principal of coed-grab-date-with-Carolina-gentleman was instated. "Tangerine" Hurst Hatch played for the dance. , Lacerated soles and aching corns were the result of Thursday's day of seniors creeping along Carolina's grav el paths barefoot. Penalties for violat ing the law laid down by tradition were the men were to suffer the loss of their pants if caught with their feet incased in leather and coeds were to have their hair tied in carrick ben knots executed See SENIORS, page U Mable Won't Never Forget Week's Fun With a smile playing around the corners of her mouth, Mable, inter viewed tonight with Jim as the proto type of Junior-Senior dance set couples, remarked that "although I danced all night with Jim I had the most wonderful fun I've ever had in my life and I must admit I've had an experienced life. "You see, I've been to Junior-Seniors three times before and I have danced a total of approximately 127 consecutive dances with Jim on my previous visits. I'm used to the dances being sticky conditioned reflex," she said urbanely with a wink at Dr. Eng lish Bagby who was chaperoning. Continuing in her characteristic garrulous manner, Mable with arched eyebrows asserted that "Jim and I dropped in on several of the fraternity ' houses and to my surprise I found a large number of the boys had fallen asleep on the floor and in the oddest positions. Later up town I saw the poor students nodding in the booths of the cafes. I don't think Carolina students get enough sleep, and further more they' evidently spend too much time studying. "The Sound and Fury show plus the concert was grand," gushed Mable who is from Portland, Maine and a junior at Wellesley. It was . embarrassing watching those boys climb down that rope ladder in skirts. Boys don't See MABLE, .page U Hunt for $25 Starts Today A campus-wide hunt for five hid den $5 bills begins today. Graham Memorial, Bill Cochrane and the New Carolina Magazine will give away $5 every day this week ex cept Saturday, when they will spon sor a Pirate's Ball in Graham Memor ial lounge. Under direction of Walter Klein, the Treasure Hunt awards a total of $25 to any five students who are clever and quick enough to solve the clues, published' daily on the editorial page, and to track them down. No entry blanks or strings are involved. The idea for the Hunt was originated by Cochrane and Henry Moll, former Mag editor. First set of clues, both leading to the same $5 bill, are published in to day's editorial columns. The clues lead to two places on the campus where code directions can be found to the location of the hidden $5. The money is expected to be found by noon today, but the possibility exists that no one will be able to solve today's clues. In that case $10 will be offered in Tuesday's Daily Tar Heel. News of the winners and accounts of their adventures "in tracking down the clues will be published each day, provided the winners report their findings immediately. Hunt directors ask students not to try for more than one prize. Below are today's clues. They are also printed on today's editorial page, with full instructions. CLUE NO. 1: -LK BCK FB LLTNBRDNFRNTF GRHMMMRL CLUE NO. 2: REFER TO REVERSE SIDE: "THREE RIDES TO NEWARK" n j in i. mi 1 1 i.i i ' n'"'.".n iij.i i i.i i y i hi i i.i.i i ii 1 1 i.i 1 1 1 if i.L.ij ymjuwj.ijtjggyjmw u 1 1 j.u 1 1 u mi l'uj iawawimijxvvww!Wto hwbmiiiw w'-v-,'vV-::ww-;w : : . ,,.,. , , 3? '"'V--- V " 1 - - ' i t : " f XT ' ' j r - ' $ 1 ! , - i I - I ) MORE JUNIOR-SENIOR SPONSORS. Top row: Helen Hope Hale, Bluefield, W. Va., with Goodman Jones, Bluefield- Martha Brandon, Scotland Neck, with Bill Alexander, .Mooresville; Jane Putman, Beckley, W. Va., with Sam Thompson Mt Oiive; Mary Holcombe Turner, Blackstone, Va., with Stewart Richardson, Macon, Ga.; Holly Smith, Kinsto'n, with Charles Neaves, Elkin; and Jackie Hardin Boone, with Roger Mathews, Thomas ville Second row: Blanche Poole, GreenvilIe,S. C, with Fletcher Mann, Pittsboro; Johnnie Bennett, Winston - Salem, with Bert Bennett, Winston-Salem; Ardis Kipp, Miami Beach, Fla., with Floyd Cohoon, Columbia; Mary Belle Marsh, Greensboro, with Pat Winston, Chapel Hill; Bernice Robinson, Jesup, Ga., with Al Rose, Durham; and Elred Brown, Kannapolis, with Floyd McCombs, Kannapolis. Golden Fleece Taps New Men In Open Ritual Tonight at 8 . Tonight will mark the election of new members to the Golden Fleece, campus honorary organization. The 'annual tapping ceremony, com plete with some weird selections from Wagner, will be held in Memorial hall beginning at 8 o'clock. The rituals are open to student body attendance, but the doors will be locked at 8:30. As a prelude to the actual tapping, the legend of Jason and the Golden Fleece will be read by Dr. Urban T. Holmes. Following this" reading, 'Ja son, the president of the organization during this year, will identify himself for the first time and explain the rea sons for the Fleece along with the basis for selecting the new men. While this goes on in the darkened hall, a spotlight will outline the symbol of the Golden Fleece above the stage. When the actual tapping begins, two robed figures will nter from the rear, moving through the audience with lights following their path. When a man is tapped, lights will be trained on him for an instance so that spec tators can see who he is. I After all the men have been tapepd and introduced to the audience, a ban quet will be held in the Carolina Inn. Speaker for the occasion this year will be Dean of Students F. F. Bradshaw, an early member of the Fleece. Members of the Fleece, commenting on the selections, yesterday stated, "Every year the campus criticizes the Order because of the selections it makes. Some criticize men who are elected and others because certain men on the campus weren't elected. It is impossible, of course, to please every body. "The Fleece does not expect the whole student body to be in accord when it is so extremely difficult for those few members in the Order to agree upon the men to be tapped; it is necessary for them to spend many hours for week after week in doing this. "The Fleece as a body tries to pick men whom they believe to have an un impeachable character, who have done outstanding jobs in one particular field or who have been active in several fields, those men who have gone out of their way to be progressive student leaders instead of doing just routine jobs." Graham Invites Labor Leaders To 3-State Meet Reminding labor of the "decisive part" it will play in winning the war, President Frank Graham and a mem ber of the National War Labor Board, this week issued invitations to all labor organizations in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia to attend the first tri-state Conference on Labor in the War here May 23 and 24. On the program, released today, dis cussions are scheduled on the new role labor plays in prosecution of modern "total war." Participating will be rep resentatives of the Army, War Pro duction Board, Manpower Commission, Office of Price Administration, the Office of Civilian Defense, and leaders in the south of the American Federa tion of Labor, the Congress of Indus trial Organization, and the Railway Brotherhoods With the University, these organizations are joint sponsors of the conference. Graham's letter noted that in this conflict "nowhere is labor more loyal," and declared "the national agreement between labor, management and the government for no strikes and no-lockouts for the period of the war has been, in its results to date, without parallel in history." DTH News Staff Ordered to Meet Entire news staff of the Daily Tar Heel must meet tomorrow afternoon at 1:30, so that the editor can give them hell for various and sundry mis demeanors. - IRC Executives Meet Members of the IRC executive com mittee will meet this afternoon at 2 o'clock in Graham Memorial small lounge. ' t 's Highway Air p or Ends Former Strife, Complaint, Injuries By Paul Komisaruk The State Highway Commission's announcement last week that a highway from Chapel Hill to the University airport will go into construction shortly, brought to an end year old complaints from CAA students and officials, who have eaten dust on the tortuous, twisting soft surface road, and lost more flying time as a result of injuries incurred on the road, than in sickness or accidents due to actual flying. 5" ' " ' t " 4. Grumman to Preside At Extension Meet Russell M. Grumman, director of the University Extension division, as president of the National University Extension association, will preside at the 27th annual sessions of the organi zation at Pennsylvania State college tomorrow, Tuesday and Wednesday. Mr. Grumman will deliver the annual president's report at the opening meet ing tomorrow morning. Films Picturing Growth of Co-ops Shown Tonight The Carolina Cooperative and Union Young People's group will jointly spon sor a motion picture, "Here is Tomor row," tonight at the Methodist church at 7 o'clock. , The movie, which was produced by the same professionals that released "The River," will show the growth of cooperatives in the United States since 1930, Dr. L. M. Brooks of the Sociology department said yesterday. The development of the cooperative movement will be traced in the petro leum, fertilizer, poultry, animal hus bandry, and other industries as well as in the operation of wholesale and re tail cooperative stores and the central See COOPS, page U - Statements issued by W. Vance Baise, chief highway engineer, assur ing -officials that the new road will receive priority ratings under the Ac cess Roads classification, indicated a hasty though well-planned beginning on the project. Staked out some eight months ago, construction on the new road was un explainedly delayed, when bids for grading and surfacing of the new highway were not let out. Twice last January it was announced bids would be let, but no action was taken. Lat est announcement declared bids on the 2.4 mile long road would be let on May 20. Starting at North street, the road will continue to the airport. Blueprint plans, tentatively drawn up in March, 1941, indicated that the road would continue on past the air port to the Orange church. This, sig nificantly, was only two miles from highway No. 70, which has been des ignated as a special defense highway. It was stated at the time that a cross link between Chapel Hill and No. 70 would furnish a connection be tween the highway and Fort Bragg, without the treacherous curves of the Durham road or the Raleigh traffic. The present airport road is almost "impossible" according to airport heads. Impassable in. rain, always a danger with its 23 sharp curves, the road has been a constant hazard and time loser. From the air it bears a striking resemblance to China's now closed Burma road. Blueprints drawn up last year re vealed that the new road would elimi nate all but three of the curves. Commission announcements that the construction would include a 38-foot culvert mean that a creek, now span ned by a hazardous, single lane bridge, will now be eliminated, and that the route from the creek will go as directly as possible to the airport passing near the ends of the new mile-long runways. An expected width of 35 feet, and a road surface of tar and crushed stone can eliminate the last vestiges of dan ger on the two-mile journey to the airport. . Extension of the new road to the Orange church links Chapel Hill di rectly with a major traffic artery. a ' V s --41 ?l v t j -h-v 5 - , :..x u v i i HdiMfra wMtfim i SPONSORS for the houseparty staged this weekend by Gamma Nu Zeta chapter of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity include the following coeds: Top row Miss Mary Warren, Durham, with James Mitchener, the fra ternity's High Alpha from Edenton; . Miss Mary Bowen, from Burgaw, with Douglas Conrad, High Epsilon from Winston-Salem. Bottom row Miss Jane Pittard, Nelson, Va., with Bill Smoak, dance committeeman, Winston-Salem; Miss Fran Moore, WCUNC, with Roy Thompson, High Beta, of Winston-Salem; Miss Rebekah Taylor, Durham, with Wade Clawson, dance committeman, from China Grove.

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