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Continued cloudy and cool.
CHAPEL HILL, N. C. SATURDAY, JANUARY 14, 1950
Phone F-3371 F-3361
(Ci m .sin
May Be Block
To Fair Deal
Votes for Return
Of Former Power
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13
A surprise move which could
wr ik much of the Truman fair
dr;il program in this session of
Concuss was started today in the
House Rules Committee and in
formed coiij'ressmen believed to
in-ht it had a good chance to
Southern Democrats and Re-pulilu-ans
teamed up to force
thi"iiyh a motion 9 to 2 asking
the H"u:;; to restore the commit
tee's old power to bottle up bills
Working together, such a coali
tinii thus would have life and
death power over, large portions
of President Truman's legislative
There was reported to be a
f;n,it. deal of sentiment in the
J louse favoring a return of the
committee';; power which was
shorn away last January. The
existing rule, permitting chair
men of other committees to by
pass the rules group and bring
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CLIF CLARY, A TEXAS COWBOY, rounds up wild goats on uninhabited Parramore Island on
Virginia's Eastern Shore. Clary and his assistants penned several hundred of the goats for ship
ment to Texas ranches.
CHATHAM, Eng., Jan. 13 (JPJ
The British Royal Navy said
tonight 65 men perished in the
sinkine of the submarine Trucu-
lefjifclation to the House floor, re-Men
portedly was adopted for the very Hope was abandoned for 55
purpose of keeping the Truman missing men believed entombed
program irom Deing DiocKaaea. in thp hlllk nn thp mufidv bed of
Hou.,e Speaker Rayburn of the Thames Estuary. Divers
Texas, administration leader, ap- frmcrht timp and tide in vain to-
peared glum over today's sudden day for a sign of life in the
turn of events but declined com- wreck.
nicnt. irie committee's chairman, Ten bodies had been given up
Sabath (D-Ill) said he assumed Dy the sea.
11 I 1 1 J 1 1 cl I
me c-nange wouia go tnrougn "u nnlv 15 nf thp o0 aboard the
me c-oaiuion or nepuDiicans ana 1090-ton .Pacific war veteran es
boutnern democrats prevails. ranwl fter her collision with the
The rules - committee . action 643-ton Swedish tanker Divine at
came after a wrangle over the ad- 7 o'clock last night. -
niinisirauons iair employment T DjJ!.;n tn tho fi W at
practices legislation. The motion fi men Derished today in
was made by Rep. Cox (D-Ga.),LK u Q ,. nbn that
loe cit the measure wnicn is oe- t Dicked up divers for
lore ine rules group. th Truf.uient ... ooeration. The
There were two factors leading piane, a Lancaster, crashed at
to the 9 to 2 vote: its takeoff from a Royal Air
1. Opposition by some of the Force station in Scotland.
12 committee members to the The Admiralty daced an ar
civil rights program and to the rest order on the tanker. She is to
fair deal program of social legis- De held until her owners post bail
la t ion. tn rover the loss of the Trucu-
2. A feeling that the commit- lent.
tee ousht to have more say-so statement by the Admiralty,
about funnelling legislation to jSSUed about 24 hours after the
the House floor for action. '
A non-credit course in "Listen
in to Music" will be offered to
adult,; beginning Wednesday
through the University's cxtcn
sioii di vision in cooperation with
the Music Department.
To be held in the choral room
or Hilt Music Hall, the class will
be under Hie supervision of Glen
H.ivdoii, head of the Music De
p,u tiK iut. David Serrens, a
Jnidmte student in music, will
teach the course.
accident, said "'no hope can now
be entertained" for any further
survivors. The Admiralty first be
lieved 76 persons were aboard.
Alpha Phi Omega
To Post Bulletins
Alpha Phi Omega, national
service fraternity, will add a new
service to the campus when it
begins bulletin board posting.
William S. Roth, president of
the Scouting fraternity, said yes
terday that persons having no
tices should bring them to Room
202 of the Y with instructions as
to time and place for posting.
He said his organization will
nut 110 the announcements on
RALEIGH, Jan. 13 Steps to return Raymond D.
Hair to North Carolina and trial on a murder charge were
taken today. -
SBI Agent James W. Powell took a plane vf or Los Ange
les, Calif., where the 28-day search for the 24-year-old Wake
Forest pre-medical student ended yesterday.
With him Powell carried a cer-
tified copy of the warrant charg
ing Hair with the murder of 20-
year-old Roy W. Coble, a former
Wake Forest student who was
found dying in Hair's car on a
college parking lot the night of
. Although Hair readily admitted
his identity when two Los An
geles detectives burst into his
hotel . room and - said he would
waive extradition formalities,
extradition, papers were being
prepared for forwarding to the
governor of California.
Powell planned to bring his
prisoner back to Raleigh by train
Meanwhile, there was intense
speculation here on how the SBI
was able to obtain the informa
tion it furnished the Los Angeles
police which resulted in the ar
rest. Powell was able to tell the
officers to go to the Hotel Cecil
and check on a man living there
under the name of J. S. Royster.
Of this, SBI Chief Walter An
"A lot of people think some
one called us up and told- us
where he was. It was not a tip
and it didn't happen that way.
It was just another investigative
lead that had to be investigated
and it paid off.",
There were indications that the
arrest resulted from the fact that
Hair received some money while
in Los Angeles. Anderson said
the SBI had established that Hair
received $200 last weekend, and
he admitted that this "possibly"
was the way the youth : was
traced. . .
With 24 New Albums
anv campus bullentin boards spe-
litis io the second year the de-1 cified.
p.irtinent has offered the course,
which is designed to heighten en
joyment of music through teach
ing, by recordings and personal
1 rxse wishing to enroll may
register Tn 'advance at the exten
sion divisions office in twain
Hall. Enrollment fee is $10 for
the course or $1 for each meet
Los Angeles Detective O. J
Locklear quoted Hair as saying
Coble was wounded in a scuffle
that resulted from an argument
over a gambling debt Hair owed
GM Record Collection
Now Totals Over 1,000
WASHINGTON. Jan. 13-(r)
Organizations sponsoring a ral
ly here, next week for passage
of President Truman's Ciril
Rights program ' served( notice
today that representatives of the
Progressive Party would be
barred from taking part.
They said in a statement that
Communist and Communist
front organizations also will be
excluded from the sessions,
scheduled io open Sunday with
and address by Senate Majority
Leader Scott Lucas (Illinois).
Graham Memorial has just
added 24 new albums to its re
cord collection, which raises the
total number of records in the
collection to well over the 1,000
Included in the new albums
are Rachmaninoff's Concerto No.
4 in G Minor, Brigadoon, Ballads
for Americans by Paul Robeson,
and albums featuring the King
Cole Trio, the Ink Spots, Frank
Sinatra, and Duke Ellington.
The record collection is kept
in information office of Graham
Memorial. They may be checked
out and taken to the music rooms
in the Roland Parker lounges.
Several campus organizations
such as the Y and the Student
Entertainment Committee have
used . the records this year, but
individual . students wishing to
hear the records must use them
in the building.
"Some of the albums we have
can no longer be bought," Mary
Jo McLean, entertainment direc
tor of Graham Memorial said
"sd we try to be especially care
ful with them."
The collection includes popular
music, classics, jazz, music for
square dancing, and almost any
other type of musjc a person
might want to hear.
GREENSBORO, Jan. 13 m
Richard J. Randolph of
Greensboro, who said he is a
descendant of one of George
Washington's cabinet members,
entered the fifth Congressional
district race against Represent
ative Carl Durham of Chapel
The 40-year-old appliance
salesman said he was' a liberal
Democrat whose platform
would include a national war
veterans bonus, a federal tax
cut, and repeal of the Taft
Hartley Act. He is a University
of North Carolina alumnus.
May Be From
Says Dr. Moldin
Has Offer of Job
RALEIGH, N. C, Jan. 13 (P)
Dr. George Modlin, President
of the University of Richmond,
reportedly has in effect been
offered the post of president of
Wake Forest College by a trus
tees committee, the Raleigh News
and Observer reported tonight.
The newspaper, quoting what
it termed an official college
source, said the committee seek
ing a hew president has not taken
an official vote on Dr. Modlin.
Hovever, the source continued,
"The group has in effect offered
him the job and is awaiting word
Dr. Modlin "has the matter un
der consideration now," the pa
per quoted the source as saying.
Contacted at Richmond, Dr.
Modlin said no direct offer has
been made to him and "I am not
in a position to say what my
answer might be if one is made',"
the News and Observer said.
Dr. Thurman D. Kitchin has
resigned the Wake Forest presi
dency effective at the end of the
current school year.
Like a similar committee se
lecting a new president for the
University of North Carolina,
any action the Wake Forest Col
lege Committee takes will be
subject to final action by the full
board of trustees.
The paper said the source stat
ed the 46-year-old Richmond Un
i versity head has visited Wake
Forest recently and also con
ferred with the nominating com
mittee at Winston-Salem.
Although the committee has
"put it up pretty strongly" to
Dr. Modlm, he still is "far from
making up his mind," the paper
quoted the source. The Rich
mond man . "wants something
more definite about the plans
for moving to Winston-Salem,
including where all the money
is coming from."
Dr. Modlin, a native of Eliza
beth City, attended Wake Forest
and Princeton , University. He
has been president of Richmond
University since 1946.
Boy Swipes Boat, Sails
200 Miles Out To Sea
ABROATH, Scotland, Jan. 13 ny was determined to sail to
(P) Schoolboy Johnny Guthrie,
who swiped a 30-ton fishing boat
Wednesday - and ' sailed away
alone was nabbed today some 200
miles out in the stormy ISIorth
Sea." ' -
Crewmen of the British trawl
er Reptonian found the 14 year
old lad halfway to Denmark.
Ships and planes had searched
for him since the 54-foot yawl
Girl Jean disappeared from her
Hungry and miserable, the boy
with a passion for the sea lay
sprawled in the yawl's fishhold
clasping his stomach when the
Reptonian found him. He said he
hadn't eaten for two days. He
perked up after a meal and de-
- u -
clared "I'm okay." , . ,
Johnny s stevedore father -m
Arbroath was relieved when the
ReDtonian radioed the news, but
he added grimly: - !
"That lad's in for it."
., Guthrie senior told .reporters
his blond son had always been
"mad about the sea" . and hung
around the harbor day after day
A trailing- rope scuttled John
ny's voyage. - It got tangled
around the Girl Jean's propellor
and left the boat wallowing in
the heavy swell until the Rep
tonian on her way to White Sea
fishing' grounds chugged by.
Seeing no sign of life, Repton
oan crewmen board the Girl Jean
and found disconsolate Johnny.
Scared schoolboy pals in Ar
broath told police soon after the
Girl Jean disappeared that John-
Another report said Johnny
has a Belgian sweetheart named
Marie, whom he met in Arbroath
last summer; and was trying to
sail to Belgium to see her.
Johnny had stowed away in the
Girl Jean once before and knew
the boat could be started and con
trolled by one man from the
wheelhouse, though she usually
carried several crewmen.
To Ten Fliers
. FORT BENNING, Ga., Jan.
13 (IF) Ten student para
troopers' died in the crash of a
glider training plane this after
noon at nearby Lawson Air
Seven other men were hos
pitalized with serious injuries.
Capt. A. C. Parker of the
.Infantry Center public relations
office said the 17 men aboard
.were taking glider training in
conjunction with their airborne
Each, he added, was sched
uled : to take his final para
chute jump tomorrow before
graduation from the training
Vote Is Set
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (?)
The Senate agreed today to start
voting Tuesday in the oleomar
garine-butter controversy which
has been before it since Jan. 4.
Under the agreement obtained
by Democratic leader Jucas 01
Illinois, the voting will start at
1 P. M. (EST) on a proposed sub
stitute for a House-approved bill
to take the federal taxes off mar
The voting agreement also ap
plies to any pertinent amend
The substitute bill is backed
by a group of Senators from
dairy states. It would repeal .the
tax of 10 cents a pound on colored
oleomargarine - and - y - cent a
pound on uncolored, but would
prohibit shipment of yellow mar
garine across state lines.
No agreement has been reached
on a time to vote on the House
approved bill, which contains no
. Senator Butler (R-Neb) already
has been given permission by the
sponsors of the substitute bill to
incorporate in it amendments
calling for the reduction of ex
cise taxes on fur, jewelry, lug
gage, telephone bills and other
Senator Magnuson (D-WASH)
has announced he will ' move to
strike Butler's amendments from
the substitute, thus giving an op
portunity for a separate vote on
the excise, tax issue.
Senator - Langer (R-ND), who
opposes the House bill, has pend
ing some amendments to it which
would add three of the contro
versial Truman "civil rights"
Lucas assured Southern Sen
ators, who oppose those meas
ures, that the civil rights amend
ments would not be held perti
nent if they were offered to the
, In the course of today's debate,
Senator Cain (R-Wash) asserted
that "the eall for yellow marga
rine comes almost entirely from
Hits Loyalty Oath
Of UNC NROTC
MADISON, Wise, Jan. 13 The loyalty oath of the Uni
versity of North Carolina Naval Reserve Officers' Training
Corps unit was blasted in a condemnation resolution at the
National Students' Association executive committee meeting
here, president Robert A. Kelly said today.
. , f - The oath, which requires ROTC
V-' --tf ' 4 candidates to swear that they are
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DOLORES RUTH MEDLIN
of Miami, 16 -year-old high
school senior, has been chosen
1950 Florida Swim for Health
Queen. She holds a trophy pre
sented to her ai Miami Beach.
Dolores is a brunette, weighs
121 pounds; her bust is 34,
waist 24, and hips 36 inches.
The campus' tri-yearly dance
fest. commonly called the "Ger
man's Weekend," reels into its
second round today as Tex
Beneke and his orchestra warm
up for a concert this afternoon
and a dance tonight.
Last night Beneke and his
boys provided the sound for. a
formal dance in Woollen gym
nasium.. The affair was the
starting gun of the two-day
This afternoon, starting at
4 o'clock, Tex will rock Memo
rial Hall with two hours of
music in his popular style, and
tonight will wind tip his chore
for the weekend at an 8 o'clock
midnight formal dance, again
in Woollen gym.
Last night's dance featured
the presentation of the 13 Ger
man Club representatives.
not connected with any organiza
tions listed by the Attorney-General's
office as "subversive." is
required of all candidates, but the
resolution passed only referred
to those required by the Uni
versity unit, and the unit at Har
Although NSA is on record as
supporting loyalty oaths where
they are necessary for U. S. se
curity, the committee said the
NROTC oath was "too sweeping"
and "not testricted to the needs
of national security," Kelly asserted.
The Harvard oath also includes ...
a clause that stipulates that
NROTC students "inform" on
other students who participate in
the activities of groups on the
Attorney General's list of sub
versive organizations, besides not
The executive committee also
supported proposals for Federal
scholarships in higher education
made by the American Council
on Education, and added .that ra
cial and religious inquiries should
not be made in the scholarship
plan. The ACE proposal is ex
pected to reach the 81st Congress
The recently-concluded meet
ing was the "most successful in
NSA history," Kelly said:
"Ail business on the agenda
was cleaned up during the five-
day meeting, and attention was
given to the regional and cam- '
pus work of NSA," he explained.
The executive committee pass
ed other resolutions on student
rights, federal scholarships, hu
man relations, heard a report on
a discrimination case during the
August NSA Congress, and laid
plans for the 1950 Congress,
which will be held at the Uni
versity of Michigan.
Phi To Hold
Holdout Gives In
Something Settled On Truman;
H e's Declared Jh irty-Th ird Presiden t
WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 ()
A five-year dispute finally has
reached a conclusion: Harry S.l
Truman is the 33rd president of
the' United States.
After considerable soul-search-ing,;
the' "Congressional Direc
tory" editors have reversed their
field and raised Mr. Truman from
no. 32 to no. 33.
The confusion is all on account
of Grover Cleveland.
He got himself elected presi
dent in 1865, no. 22 in a dis
At the end of Mr. Cleveland's
term, Benjamin Harrison took
over, no. 23.
Then back came Cleveland
and confusion. Did Cleveland get
back his old presidential jersey,
with no. 22 on the back? Or was :
he entitled to a new outfit, with
no. 24? ,:
Obviously a weighty questioa,
citizens, one worthy of the best
minds. But the best minds have
tended to differ.
Franklin D. Roosevelt, who had
the job lorig enough to know,
called himself the 32nd president,
which meant he counted Cleve
,A legal eagle in the state de
partment agreed. This unnamed
authority handed down an opin
ion in which he made these
1. There is no harm in count
ing Cleveland twice.
The Philanthropic Assembly
will conduct a three-day Insti
tute of Parliamentary Procedure
on Feb. 8-10. Speaker Herman
Sieber said yesterday. The In
stitute will be open to all cam
pus leaders and interested per
sons, he added.
The announcement was made
following a Phi Executive Com
mittee meeting. Peter Gerns,
graduate in political science and
well-known campus parliamen
tarian, has been named the first
director of the Institute.
A Special committee to be
headed by Sieber, to integrate
the three-day program of the
Institute includes the following:
James Southerland, Phi Parlia
mentarian George Rodman, Da
vid . Sharpe, John Giles and
"The need for a Parliamentary
Institute has been felt here at
2. Tf vnn rount ClfvolanH nnrp Carolina for a long lime. It is
you wind up with the Cleveland hoped that the, student legisla-
of 1893 as no. 22 whereas the tors and the heads of campus
man just ahead of him, Harrison, organizations - will take advan-
had been 23. To the State Depart- tage of the Institute, Sieber said.
ment, this would be an intoler
Most publicati6ns have follow
ed the 33 line.
As for Mr. Truman, authorities
could quote him either way.
bhortly alter ne became presi
dent, he said he looked upon him
self as no. 33. Later he said he
had added the presidents them-
had added the presidents him
self, and had counted only 32.
Officially the main 32 holdout
has been the "Congressional Di
- Graham Opposed
WASHINGTON, N. C Jan.
13 (A) Olla Ray Boyd, Pine
iown hog-raiser, say he's going
to run against U. S. Senator
Frank P. Graham this spring. He
. has prepared his papers for fil
ing with the State Board of
Boyd was an unsuccessful
candidate for governor in 1944