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Cloudy and warm with possible
showers in the afternoon.
Chapel HilL N. C. WEDNESDAY, MAY 3, 1950
Phone, F3361 F3371
Roth Elected Head
Of Grail Honorary
Privott Is Scribe; Mclntyrc, Hutchinson
Also Named As Officers For Coming Year
Bill Koth, senior from Otccn, was elected Delcgata of the
Order of the Grail, high campus honorary, at a closed meet
in;; last Monday night.
until has scrvcu as solicitations
Chairman of the Campus Chest;!
president of a Presbyterian Stu
dent:;' group, president of Alpha
I'm Omega, chairman of lied
Cmss Student work, Dormitory
officer, I)i Senator, in the State
Student legislature, and is a
member of the Order of the
The remaining officers for the
coming year are Joe Privott,
Senior Class Invitation, or
dercd by members ot the Sen
ior Class earlier in the year,
are ready tor distribution a
spokesman of the Grail said
Seniors may receive their in
vitations by returning their re
ceipts lo the Alpha Phi Omega
room, 202 Y.M.C.A.. anytime
between 9 and 1 o'clock each
week day for the next week.
Scribe; Jim Mclntyrc, Exchequer;
and Ub Hutchinson, vice-Exchequer.
Retiring officers are Page Har
ris. Dckgata; Ed Washington,
Scribe; Dick Gordon, Exchequer;
and Herb Yules, Vice-Exchequer.
The installation of new ofticers
will be held as part of the Thirti
eth Anniversary Dinner of' the
Older of the Grail to be held next
Monday. R. Maync Albright,
former Delcgata of the Grail and
president of the Student body,
will address the alumni and ac
tive members of the Order.
A total of 300 students have
been honored by the Grail since
its inception in 1 1)20 as an honor
ary group brought together to
p ndcr service to the campus in
a unified effort of fraternity and
The Grail is dedicated to im
proving the Carolina way of life
through service. Among its work
the Order is in charge of univcr
ity scrip dances, senior invita
lions. and class rings. Member
ship in the Grail is nwarded tt
thirteen outstanding campus
leaders cadi year.
will be given tonight at 8:30 in
Hill Hall by the UNC Symphony
meets today al 4:30 in Horace
Williams Lounge at Graham Me
meet, K I . 1U RoltuvJ Parker
;m : ;it 7 o'clock.
"ill have a meeting at 8:30 lo
nii:ht in Roland Parker Lounge 2.
meet ; today in Holand Parker 3
at I o'clock.
will meet tonight at 8o'clock in
Holand Parker 3.
rtilnt hrondcaHft from
Swam Hnll may be picked up
vrr WDNC FM at 105.1 Megs.,
Hianncl 286. on the FM dial.
Program may Uo be heerd in
Orhm Memorial end Lenoir
Bronrlcndt begin at 4:30 with
Music for You. At 4s55 on Fea
ture Edition a special inierriew
with Vaughan Monroe may be
henrd, followed by a half hour
rf Concert Music.
From 5:30 until 6 o'clock the
musical program, Intermexto,
To Add Trips
A petition to allow the buses
of the Chapel Hill Transit Com
pany to adu King Street and Dan
iels Road to tneir route is being
circulated by the students living
in that area of Victory Village.
They explained that the bus
company had agreed to add the
streets to the Victory Village
route as an added service, if tne
tudents in that area wanted it.
The reason behind the petition
is that several wecKs ago, me
company temporarily added King
Street ond Daniels Road to the
route, but were stopped by, P. L
iiurch, Victory Village manager
lor the University.
Burch explained that he had
stopped the bus company since
no official confirmation of the
route addition had been obtained
from the University administra
Students who favor the petition
explained that families living on
the south side of Mason Farm
Road must, at present, walk sev
eral hundred yards to the nearest
bus stop, a great inconvenience
when escorting two or three chil
dren in the rain, or when bring
ing home large bundles.
When signatures arc complete
the student group will turn the
petition over to the University
Appointment books for sum
mer school prcregistration will
be removed from the lobby of
South Puiliding tomorrow and
books for fall term preregistra
tion appointments will be out for
Actual prcregistration confer
ences with the deans for summer
school will continue through Sat
urday. Those who have not yet
made appointments should see
Mrs. Barker in South Building
Fall term prcregistration con
ferences will begin Monday. The
books scheduling appointments
will be in the South Building
lobby from tomorrow through
Wednesday, May 17.
Registration officials asked stu
dents making appointments to be
prompt in keeping them.
World, Notion, State
By the Associated Press
George Smathcrs, 36-year-old Miami representative, had piled
up a 221,261 to 179.999 lead over reteran New Deal Senator Claude
Pepper in Florida's Democratic primary at 11 o'clock last night.
The returns were in from a little oyer half of Florida's 1,595 pre
In other rsces Jojph T. Ferguson led six other candidates
in Ohio's Democratic primary at 10 o'clock. He will face Repub
lican Hoberl Taft in November.
At 10 o'clock in Alabama, with only a handfull of precincts
reporting. Senator Lister Hill was leading Slates' Rights adyocstc
Lawrence McNeil in the Democratic primary.
LAKE SUCCESS United Nations sources said last nigh that
Secrelay-General Trygy Lie has decided to go to Moscow within
a week on his save-lhe-UN campaign tour in Europe. He is
expected to talk with Primier Stalin,
LONDON The British Liberal Party last nlsni rejected an
invitation to join the Conservative Party In an election deal to
oust the Labor gorenment, though ihey are allied against the
government In the House of Commons.
Will Be Given
Senior May 23
To Go To Senior
The Willie Person, Mangum
oratorical award will be pre
sented to the senior maKing me
oeot oration in a contest to Del
neid in ine Pni llan oi new. East .
ouuuing on luouay, may 26.
All acilioi'a Vvno die ocueuuicd
to graduate in ltfju are cngioiei
ior tne prize, lne contest win
begin at c. W, taking piace oi tne
regular Pm meeting.
HiStablisiied in lii6 in honor of j
Mangum, University class ol Itiio,
the award is a gold medal given
each year by his desecnuants.
Miss Preston M. Leach of Wash-!
ington, D. C, Willie P. Mangum
Turner of Winston-Salem, "and
Willie P. Mangum Weeks also 01
Washington, are presenting the
award this year.
Paul Koth, chairman of the
Debate Council, in conjunction
with Dean E. L. Mackie, is direct
ing the., contest. Roth asked all
interested persons to contact him
at the Pi Lambda Phi House.
Judges will be selected from
Last year's winner was Charles
Eight students were yesterday
appointed to campus offices by
president John Sanders. The ap
pointments are subject to Stu
dent Legislature approval.
Taylor (Buddy) Vaden, clerk of
the. Men's Honor Council, was
chosen to fill the Publications
Board seat of retiring chairman
Don VanNoppen, Ted Leonard,
and Tom Sully were named, to
positions of Carolina representa
tives on the Greater University
of North Carolina Student Coun
cil. VanNoppen is president of
the Student Legislature.
Bob Evans wes selected as
member-at-large on the Carolina
Forum, Sol Cherry to replace
11. B. Glover as representative
from Dorm Men's District HI,
and Anne Brewer and. Curtis
Ratledgc to the Budget Commit
tee. All of the appointments are
subject to approval by the Stu
dent Legislature, which will meet
tomorrow night. Sanders has
had a special appointments com
mittee hearing applications from
office-seekers, as well as consid
ering recommendations from
The Lcgislautre approval is a
routine procedure, however, and
most of the appointees have al
ready assumed their duties.
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COOKIE COVINGTON (left) plays the role of a dowager New
York sophisticate, and Lillian Prince plays a mountaineer "Maw"
in the Koch Memorial musical; "Spring for Sure," opening here
tomorrow night in the Playmakers theater.
Deadline For Seniors
To Get Tags Is To
Seniors will have their last
their identification ards in
Hall, and to sign up to attend the Senior picnic, whicli will
be held at Ci ear Water Lake from 10 until 2 o'clock Saturday.
4 Activities of Senior Week, . . ';, . ,-. :
which began last night when
members of the class were hon
ored by the Carolina Theater by
the free showing of a late movie
specially to them, will be con
tinued Friday with Barefoot Day.
and the first meeting of the en
When the seniors assemble for
their first meeting at a time to
be announced later this week, a
representative from the Alumni
office will be on hand to briefly
explain the commencement week
The representative will also
give a schedule of events to take
place in conjunction with com
mencement and will outline the
functions oi the Alumni Associa
tion and the local office.
Seniors will round out their
week Saturday at Clear Water
Lake, formerly called Black
wood's Lake, with the annual
senior picnic. Soft drink3 and
food, which President of the Class
Don VanNoppen said would
probably take the form of bar
becues and sandwiches, will be
served ' free to the seniors and
In addition to swimming, other
activities to take place will be
dancing, and many kinds of sports
and games, led by former head
cheerleader Norm Sper.
Transportation to the lake will
be furnished, VanNoppen s?kt
Members of the class with cars
may volunteer their use, and in
addition busses and perhaps a
truck will be on hand for the use
of the seniors.
The booths at which member?
of the class may pick tip their
identification cards will close for
good at 1 o'clock today. Van
Noppen urged all seniors to sign
up to attend the picnic before
that time in order that the food
and drinks for the event may be
ordered right away.
Village More Friday
About Better Schools
"The Fight for Better Schools."
a March of Time feature, will
shown at the Village Theater Fri
day at matinee and evening
"The League of Women Voters
and The American Association
of University Women, Chapel
Hill organizations sponsoring the
movie urge the public to see this
movie which is based on a study
of the public schools of Arling
opportunity today to pick up
the lobby or the Y or Lenoir
Is Di Topic
A bill to establish a national
lottery and nation-wide parimutu
el betting will be the subject of
the Dialectic Senate's discussion
tonight, at 9 o'clock in the Di Hall,
third floor, New West.
Proponents of the bill claim
that thp income from such meas
ures would alleviate a goodly por
tion of the present heavy tax
burden,. Incomes from the nation
al lottery alone, it was claimed,
would support the social security
Both sides of the questions ere
expected to be hotly defended.
Visitors are invited to participate
President Charlie Long an
nounced that, the Di has com
pleted arrangements for the loan
of its portrait of James Knox
Polk by Sully to the National
Art Galleries in Washington, D.
C. The famous portrait is to be
used in the celebration of the
W a s h i n g t o n Sesquicentennial
which opens June 15th.
Curtis Announces Cast
For M ay Day Prod uction
By Glm Harden
The cast of "Cupid s Courtesy,"
an original fafce to be preesnted
at the crowning of the May
Queen in the Forest Theater next
Sunday, has been announced by J
Nancy Curtis. Director.
The cast includes Virginia
Young, as Maggie, the old scrub
woman; Frank Groseclose, as
Cupid; William Collins, as Mayor
Springland; Bailey Hobgood, as
Hugh; and Lee Noll, as Joan.
The play, taken from an old
English balad, concerns the dif
ficulties of a small village, Olden,
England, in having its annual
May D.ay celebration when Cupid
appears on the scene and begins
shooting people with his little
bow and arrow.
The . farce will follow the
Sieber Plan Is Not Policy
NSA Group, Says Sanders
n terd or mi t or y Council
Gives Donahue Dance
Providing a student is' a
senior or a lorm resident, all
needed ' is the urgl, dancing "
shoes and, if available, a date
to attend the Sam Donahue
dance in Woollen Gym Satur
day night, the Interdormitory
Council said yesterday.
But getting in on the Satur
day afternoon concert in Mem
orial Hall won't be quite that
simple. For that, (a 50 cent per
person price of admission is
charged). Tickets will be on
sale in the Y from 9 to 12 o'
clock every morning through
The Interdormitory Council
is bringing Donahue to the
campus. The dance will be
paid for out of social fees in
cluded in regular room rent
charges. The Council has in
vited all seniors and their
dates to the dance in conjunc
tion with Senior Weekend.
Dormitory men planning to
The University of North Caro
lina Symphony Orchestra, under
the baton of its nationally fam
ous conductor, Earl Slocum, will
present its final concert of the
1949-50 season tonight at 8:30 in
The feature work, of the con
cert will be the Concerto in B
flat Major for Cello and Orches
tra, by the Italian composer Luigi
Boccherini, a contemporary of
Haydn, and a famous cello vir
tuoso in addition to a prolific-
output of compositions in all
forms, with particular emphasis
on chamber music.
Recent evidence that this work
was substantially altered by the
late 19th century German cellist
Grutzmacher has had no effect
on its poularity. Long a stand
ard part of the repertory, the in
trinsic value and beauty survived
Efrim Fruchtman, the orches
tra's principal cellist, will play
the solo line in the concerto. A
graduate of the Juilliard School
of Music, Fruchtman joined the
faculty of the University in 1948
as cello instructor, and is well
known throughout the state
through appearances with the
University String Quartet and
the University Trio.
David Serrins, oboist, will play
"The Winter's Passed," a work
crowning of the Queen of the
May and her court, whose inden
tilies will remain a secret unti
the crowning itself. The queen's
court will appear on the stage
first in spring frocks of green
with a flower print overlay. Then
the two maids of honor will ap
pear in gold dresses. The queen
will wear the traditional white
May day comes at the end of
a full weekend. The Blue-WTiite
game, pitting the "old-timers"
against the present varsity team,
Saturday afternoon, the senior's
barefoot day Friday, then picnic
at Clearwater Lake on Saturday
morning, and the Interdormitory
dance Friday night, ending with
the traditional May Day cele
bration in the Forest Theater.
attend the dancf should ob
tain their tickets from their'
dorm advisors or presidents.
Seniors will be admitted by
their lapel t.ags? which can
still be picked up al Lenoir
Hall and the Y.
A major change in the attire
for the dance has been made
due to popular 'demand. In
stead of semi-formal as ori
ginally scheduled, the affair
will be informal.
Donahue, who is bringing
his band straight from New
York where he has just fin
ished a 5-weck engagement at
the Paramount Theater, will
play from 9 until twelve.
Following the Blue-White
game in , Kenan Stadium, the
orchestra will give a concert
in Memorial Hall at 5 o'clock.
Donahue will be accompanied
by pretty Ginger Lamare who
handles the singing chores.
for oboe and strings by the con
temporary American, Wayne
Barlow. The remainder of the
program includes the Overture
to "Semiramide" by Rossini, the
great Symphony No. 38 in D
Major (Prague) by Mozart, and
the popular Polka and Fugue
from "Schwanda" by Weinberger.
The concert is sponsored by the
Department of Music, and the
public is cordially invited.
Director of Operations, J. S.
Bennett, reported yesterday that
the grounds maintenance and im
provement group has a busy
schedule this spring. i
A brick walk is being laid from
Swain Hall to Old West, and
walks to New West have been
A second walk will also be laid
from Morehead Planetarium to
Davie Building, he said, afford
ing a continuous surfaced walk
from the dorms to uptown dis
trict. The brick work should be
completed in about ten days.
Bennett said that work on the
parking lot in back of Peabody
will be completed soon, affording
space for cars now using the
area back of Memorial Hall,
which will soon be used for con
struction of th new commerce
Venable X and Y are to be
moved to clear the area. Also
scheduled to come down are the
quonset huts by the Monogram
Club. According to the director,
this space will be cleared for the
new men's dormitory on which
bids are to be let May 9.
WASHINGTON, May 2 JP)
A record number of 29,300,000
persons enrolled in school or col
lege at the beginning of the cur-
I rent school year, Census Director
Roy. V. Peel reported today.
Not Yet Ready
l'Oimer .National . Student
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limu iiviuiau oxcuer S propos
al tu juiiit. tiie puiciiciofc! card .
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wusiatss toluol ooara is deii
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uanucio sxiu ycsfccraay.
"vt m auuv.it go v ci iiiiienl are
6liL mm iu our oeiiel that the
institution of tne iNjai. purchase
cam system is a delmite possibil
ity in Chapel Hill," Sanders de
clared. Admitting that Siebera plan
caning ior a board, witn power
to investigate prices and decide
on reasonableness had good
points, banuers asserted tnat "the"
niiimation thus lar gain,ed is not
sufficient to reacn any Uelinito
conclusion as reacned Dy Sieoer."
Sanders said tnat '"investiga
tions are currently being carried
on by student goyernment in co
operation with the Criaptl Hill
merchants "regarding !the various
aspects ot tne purcnase card sys
tem as would apply under local
lie pointed out that a survey '
conducted ny .tne Merchants As
sociation for the NSA Committee
on tne system in other communi
ties had not yet revealed enough
information lor the coimnittee to
make definite recommendations.
Other student government of
ficials pointed out that the pe
culiar conditions here in Chapel
Hill made the system a hard one
to work out for this campus.
Most PCS arrangements, they
pointed out, had been made in
communities where competition
allowed stores using the system
to force other stores into the sys
tem because of lower prices. The
system calls for students to get
discounts on necessity items from
stores which coperate in the plan.
Sanders said that he will,
within a few days, appoint a new
NSA committee. Sieber had
served chairman during the past
two quarters. His plan was back
ed in a statement by former NSA
boss Gran Childress. It was pre
sented in the form of a letter
to President Sanders.
Z ink Given
The American Legion Medal,
presented annually to the out
standing Air Force llOTC cadet
in the University, was awarded
to Cadet H. Jay Zink, freshman,
from Moundsville, West Va., dur
ing an inspection and review it
the Unit in Kenan Stadium yes
terday afternoon. ?
The medal was preesnted hy
D. L. Hardee, Colonel USA, Re
tired, president of the Hardee
Concrete" Company, Durham.
The University Party vill
meet this afternoon lo choose
a new chairman.
The meeiing, scheduled for 2
o'clock in Roland Parker lounga
of Graham Memorial, will select
a person to replace Paul Roih,
who served as boss of the party
during the spring elections. Roih
is resigning lo lake over as
president of the Debate Council!