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CHAPEL HILL, N. C. TUESDAY, MAY 9, 1950
Phone, F3361 F3371
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Fremd Elected j Betty Smith Crowned Queen
New President; Of May in
Of Town Men
Lockard Is Veep;
Arc Also Named
II. my KicckI of C.n.il Point.
Ha., h.ts Ixin tlvclic! president
of the Town Men's l.i.s.ociation.
Mi'-( i filing IVn Jamc.;, it was
.itmounccd ye ;tcrday.
(iIht officers elected were Iiil.
Loekird, Hillsboro, vice-president,
Harry Pcndorgraft, Chapel
Hill, secretary, and Reese Felts.
J f i-hroint, treasurer, Three
members of the executive com
mittee also elected were Robbir.
Gilmorc, Hillsboro, Paul Good
iTirm, Asheville, and Al Johnson,
llendersonville, N. C.
Latest activities of tho TMA
have been parties and meeting;
with the Town Students of Wom
en's College, here and at Greens
bom. The most recent one was i
large picnic-party at Hogan';
Lake and more arc being plan
ned. The next party will be ir
Greenville on May 12
Meetings arc held in the Hor
ace Williams Lounge every Tucs
day night at 7:30 at which topics
and plans arc discussed to help
develop the activities of the
Greater University. All member?
nnd town students arc urged to
Of Lav Frat
John Giles from Glen Alpine
h.is been named new president o'
Phi Alpha Delta Law Fraternity
the. group said yesterday. Giler
will succeed outgoing President
Larry Johnron of Aberdeen.
The other officers arc: vice
president, Glade Flake, Washing
Mi, D. C, clerk. Lemuel WiUi
ford. Faycttcvillc; treasurer
Perry Henson, Franklin, anc
marshal. Ike Andrews, Bonlec.
The fraternity held its spring
t.anquet at the Terrace View las
night. Judge Q. K. Nimocks. Jr
"f the North Carolina Superior
Court made the principal addresi
n "Ethics in the Practice o!
Law." Steve Nimocks, a former
student at the University, ar.c
now at Wake Forest Law School
was a guest of the chapter.
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C'i.i-st.-i f irld cigarette reprcscn-
s now underway.
plastic legs, full to th'
with an unknown quan-
r. .n rii,-.::iv in the mair
1 i - ,,r Graham Memorial anc
!! 'M'l.-nts need to do is guc:;:
t i' nuiriber of weed in the gams
Two cartons of Chesterfield;
an- the big prize, while a hinglc
'artr.n is :cond prize. Students
vh-.iil'I leave their name and ad-
'in - on their guess, to be put
in ;i ballot box next to the legs
Tin- contest will last for a week
Senior invitations are still be
ing handed out in the APO room
on the tecond floor of tho YMCA.
the Crail said yesterday.
Grail spokesmen said the in
vitations would be available
tiom 9 until 1 o'clock through
tomorrow. After that they will
be given out only once a week.
Calling cards are also available.
The Grail is handling the sale
and distribution of the senior
SHE DID IT AGAIN. Miss Betty Irene Smith, center, of Charleston. West Va.. , added another
honor on the merits of her beauty when she was chosen May Day Queen in the climax of Sunday
ceremonies in the Forest Theater. A senior. Miss Smith was crowned Queen by acting Dean of
Students William C. Friday. Looking on are the two maids of honor, Charleen Greer, left. Tulsa,
Okla., and Gena Hines of Greenwood. S. C. The crowning of the Queen ended the annual May Day
exercises. A pageant was held in which the principal roles were played by Virginia Young. Chapel
Hill; William Collins, Asheville; Frank Groseclose, Atlanta. Ga.; Bailey Hobgood, Durham; Lee
Noll. Berea, Ky.; Bruce Dowell. Union Gtpve; Dwight Blackwelder. Concord; Bob DeBardelaben.
Greensboro; and Forrest Covington, Chapel Hill.
The crowning of Betty Smith
Df Charleston, West Va. as Queen
of the May and the presentation
rf her two maids-of-honor and
eight members of her court in
the Forest Theater Sunday after
noon began an afternoon of ac
tivities in celebration of tradi
tional May Day.
Dean of Students Williams C.
Friday crowned the queen with a
wreath of flowers, following the
presentation of Charleen Greer
of Tulsa, Okla. and Gene Hines
Cleanup Week Begins
In Chapel Hill, Campus
A grand scale campaign to
lean up and beautify Chapel
Flill and to rid the village of all
Health i and fire hazards began
In conjunction with the Cha
pel Hill clean-up program, which
s being sponsored by the local
Liaraen uiuo ana supported oy
tho Merchants Association and
tho Community Council, a simi
lar move is being made to clean
ip the Carolina campus.
As the campaign moved into
ts third day today, the Health
n;l Welfare Department of the
Community Club began its sur
ey of the village to find health
lazards and to make a report
;o the city Health Department.
A survey of public areas for
chief with the Wildlile Club to
find and correct fire hazards;
one by the Rotary Club to rec
ommend steps for making the
town safe from traffic and home
accidents; and surveys by the Ki
wanis Ciub and the. Junior
Chamber of Commerce, respec
tively to recommend bcautifica
tion and improvement of the
conditions of alleys and vacant
Under the general chairman
ship of Mrs. L. J. Phipps, the
clean-up movement on the cam
pus will be supported by O. K.
Cornwcll and a group from the
to clean up' papers and trash left
from football games in areas ap
proaching Chapel Hill.
' Organizations cooperating with
the Garden Club are the Parent
he purpose of making reconv
ndations for beautmcation icacners Association, me notary
and Kiwanis Clubs, the Boy
Scouts, the Junior Chamber of
Commerce, the Fire Department,
the Wildlife Club, and the Uni
versity officials and students.
was made yesterday by the Gar
Other surveys to be taken (lur
ng Clean-Up Week will be made
'y O. R. Perry, volunteer fire
World, Nation, State
By the Associated Press
WASHINGTON Republican Senator Wherry of Nebraska
accused President Truman last night of "chasing rainbows gaudily
painted by alien-minded radical advisers" seeking to put across
"spendthrift socialism" m the United States.
WASHINGTONRepubUcaSlnltorMcCarthy said yesterday
that "spring housecleaning" is going on in the State Department's
loyalty files in the cases of 81 persons he has cited as Communists
or Red Sympathizers.
LAURINBURG U.S. Senator Frank Graham was praised
here last night for h's part 5n a successful effort to prevent a
presidential veto of the 1950 Cotton Acreage Allotment Bill.
HONG KONG Peiping radio broadcast yesterday that the
Chinese Communists have released two U. S. Navy airmen held
as "prisoners of war" s'nee Oct. 19, 1948.
PHILADELPHIA The AFL said again yesterday it is willing
to meet with the CIO and draw up plans for permanent merger of
But President William Green of the AFL rriade it clear in a let
ter to President Philip Murray of the CIO that unity must be on
"a permanent and organic basis" and "not merely upon a ienative
and cooperative basis.'.' ,.
of Greenwood, S. C. as maids-of-honor.
Other members of the court
were: Gene Frances Caraher,
Clearwater, Fla.; Muriel Fisher,
Miami, Fla.; Patty Ann Frizzell,
Bristol, Tenn.; Sara Gobbel, Suf
folk, Va.; Jane Gower, Green
ville, S. C; Gloria Jackson, Char
lotte; Betty Lokey, Raleigh; and
Millicent Mcrkcr, Westfield, N.J.
The exercises, . which took
place before a capacity crowd in
the Theater, continued with a
pageant, entitled "Cupid's Cour
tesy." The farce was written and
directed by Nancy Curtis of Ro
The leading voles were acted
Lby Virginia Young, Chapel Hill;
William Collins, Asheville; Frank
Groseclose, Atlanta, Ga.; Dailey
Hobgood, Durham; Lee Noll, Be
rea, Ky.; Bruce Dowell, Union
Grove; Dwight Bardelaben.
Greensboro, and Forest Coving
ton, Chapel Hill.
Other parts were taken by stu
dents from the Playmakers and
from the Music Department.
A reception in honor of the
queen and her court was hekl in
Graham Memorial by the Caro
lina Independent Coed Associa
tion. Following the reception tne
University Band gave its first
out-door concert of the year in
the lawn surrounding Davie Pop
SDA To Discuss
Students for Democratic . Ac
tion wULmeet tonight at 7:30 in
Roland Parker Lounge No. 1 to
vote on endorsement of candi
dates for the Senate and House
of Representatives in the forth
The group will also discuss
steps that can be taken in sup
port of the endorsed candidates.
A trial canvass of Victory Vil
lage residents will follow the discussion.
New S&F Show
Is Spring Effort
Of Player Group
Xnc Sound and Fury spring
production, "Blackjack Davie,"
;i-will have its premiere tomorrow
night at 8:15 in Memorial Hall.
The new show - of the musical
.comedy group will run for three
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I vomuinirig line music ana a
j good, story, Jim - Hammerstein
and Tread Covington have what
promises to be dne of their fin
est presentations in "Blackjack
Davie." Covington and Hammer
stein also collaborated on the
music for the last show, "Fifty
The show will star Forrest
Covington and Betty Lokey, both
well known on campus, and Carl
Vipperman, a newcomer to the
ranks' of Sound and Fury, who !
will combine their talents to pre
sent one of the best singing com
binations ever staged by the
group. Along with these voices
will be Mark Barker and Nancy
Young, who will handle the
comedy roles. ;
The entire organization has
worked hard to make this the
best presentation yet, and a
spokesman for S&F predicted
that it is shaping up into a
really fine show.
' Two previous productions of
the Sound and Fury this year
have been "Bury Me Not" and
The organization is headed by
Chuck Bromberg, son of Broad
way actor J. Edward Bromberg,
who is a freshman at Carolina
Tickets for the spring show
will be on sale at the door.
Choosing Of H Odd
For WC is Delayed
For 2 More Weeks
UNC Executive Committee Postpones
Decision Because Gray Is Not Ready
RALEIGH, May 8 A new head of the Woman's Col
lege of the University may be selected at meetings here
on May 22.
: : : This was rcevaled at a meet-
" i mg of the Lxecutive Committee
Jerry Sternberg, president
of the University Club, said
yesterday that last Saturday's
High School Day activities
were a "great success" and ex
pressed his thanks to all of
those who helped the Club put
through its program.
The University Club played
host Saturday to some 5,000
high school students, inviting
them here for the Blue-White
game and to see the campus.
The studnts wrere treated
to tours of the campus, three
shows at the Planetarium and
took part in a pep rally Satur
Sternberg stated that those
deserving most credit were
Bill Skinner, chairman of the
committee that supervised the
activities, Carolyn Guthrie,
who arranged the program,
"Meg Grubbs, who arranged
for posters and football tick
ets, the APO service fratern
ity, the Monogram Club and
other groups who furnished
(See STERNBERG, page 4)
Medea' Tickets On Sale
of the University Trustees in
Governor Scott's office today.
The Executive Committee had
expected to receive from Gordon
Gray, recently elected president,
a recommendation for a new
Chancellor at the Greensboro in
However, Controller W. D.
Carmichael, Jr., told the commit
tee that Gray was not yet ready
to submit his recommendation.
At his request the committee
voted to hold a special session
here on May 22 just prior to
meeting of full board of trustees
Final action' on the Chancellor
must be taken by the full board.
The new Woman's College
Chancellor will succeed W. C
Jackson, who. is retiring follow
ing this year's commencement.
The Executive Committee was
told that three special commit
tees one from the Board of
Trustees, one from the faculty
and one from alumnae of the
Woman's College have submit
ted recommendations regarding
the new Chancellor to Gray.
At today's meeting, B. B. Ev
erctt of Palmyra presented the
joint agricultural research com
mittee to be composed of three 1
Executive Committee a resolu
tion calling for creation of z
University trustees and three
members of the state Board of
This committee would be
charged with approving agricul
tural research projects under
taken by the state agricultural
research station. The station i
now operated jointly by N. C
State College and the state De
partment of Agriculture.
Tickets for "Medea", the Car
olina Playmakers' annual out
door production in the Forest
Theater scheduled for May 19,
20, and 21, will be placed on sale
this morning at Ledbetter-Pick-ard's
and at Swain Hall. It will
be the last major production of
the Playmakcr season.
The colorfoul out-door produc
tion is always the biggest event
of the Playmakcr season, with
visitors coming from a 200 mile
radius, to attend.
This production of Euripcdes
powerful tragedy was adapted
from the Robinson Jeffers ver
sion made famous in New York
and on the road two years ago
by actress Judith Anderson. It is
under the direction of Foster
Fitz-Simons, who directed the
recent production of Paul
Green's "Tread the Green Grass"
and the out-door presentation of
"Cyrano de Bcrgcrac" two years
Irene Smart is designing the
costumes, and the settings are by
Lynn Gault. Eugene Jousse will
direct the lighting.
The cast for "Medea" will
feature Marion Tatum Fitz
Simons in the title role, and
Blanton Miller plays Jason. John
Shearin will appear as Creon,
and Dorothy Berry plays the
Nurse. Fred Young, who played
Shylock in last year's "Merchant
of Venice," will play the Tutor,
and Don Vincent will appear as
.(See MEDEA, page 4)
On T-H Act
WASHINGTON, May S P
The Supreme Court today upheld
the Taft-Hartley Act provision
which requires union officials tc
file non-Communist oaths if their
unions arc to use machinery of
the National Labor Relations
Chief Justice Vinson said the
majority concluded that the sec
tion "does not unduly infringe
freedom protected by the first
amendment" to the constitution
That is the free speech amend
The Orientation Committee
said yesterday that any stu
dents interested in being orien
tation counsellors should turn
in applications io the student
government office on the sec
ond floor of Graham Memorial
either today or tomorrow '
The Committee still heeds
some 70 students to act as
counselors during the fall ori
entation period. The applicants
will be interviewed by the
committee tonight and tomor
Good Fortune, Says J. Robinson,
Brought Success With TV Script
"Beginner's luck," says John '
Wells Robinson, University sen
ior whose television play, "The
Pay Off," won the April CBS TV
script writing contest.
"I've been writing radio scripts
for several years but never ex
perienced this kind of luck," the
26 - year - old contest winner
claims. It was the first TV play
he had ever written.
CBS announced that Robinson
had won-the first prize of $250
Friday night on "The Play Is the
Thing" video program in New
York. Frank Gilroy, Dartmouth
College senior, tied with Robin
son and received identical hon
ors. - -
Robinson, who graduates in
June, has been majoring in radio
since 1948. Dramatic writing has
been his chief interest. It was
on the advice of Prof. Robert
Schenkkan, who teaches in the
Department of Radio, that Rob
inson first took up radio writing.
He credits his radio training
and the help given him on his
prize winning play by rrot. Ar
thur V. Briskin, assistant direc
tor of the Communication Center
in charge of the radio division,
as the chief factors in his TV
Robinson has been active in
the Student Radio Workshop at
Carolina, and several of his orig
inal radio plays have been pro
duced there. His radio script.
"Genius Will Out," the story of
Willie Jones of Halifax, was
broadcast state-wide this year
over 'The University Hour" from
the University Communication
Robinson is now news and
sports director of the student
radio station in the Communica
tion Center. His news show
"Feature Edition," is heard each
afternoon as part of the student
radio broadcast over a Durham
Before coming to the Univer
sity in 1946 and during the sum
mcrs since Robinson has done
newspaper ancL public relations
work in the New York area
Presently" he is a staff member
of the "Carolina Quarterly."
During the war, Robinson
spent three years overseas with
the Navy. He edited a GI news
paper and was official correspon
(See GOOD, page 4)
In Chapel Hill
Biggins, Bradley .
At Carolina Inn
Mutual problems of University
presses manufacturing, trade
sales, reviewing and editorial pol
icies were discussed here this
afternoon during sessions of the"
annual meeting of the Associa
tion of American University
The meet is being attended by
more than 100 representatives of
college presses. Savoie Lottin-
ville. Director of the University
of Oklahoma Press, is president
of the Association.
The night session was devoted
to a report of the committee on
a system of uniform accounting
for the Association. Richard L.
Goodell, Stanford, was chairman.
Leading the discussions yester-
day were A. J. Biggins. Univer
sity of California; Glenn P. Brad
ley, University of Oklahoma;'Mrs.
Eleanor Dobson, Harvard; Eu
gene Davidson, Yale; and Herbert
Business meetings are schedul
ed this morning and afternoon
and the meeting will end with
a banquet session at the Carolina
Inn tonight when addresses will
be given by Dr. L. R. Wilson,
professor of library administra
tion at the University, founder of
the University Press, whose topic
is "Publishing in the South: The
Next Twenty Years;" and John
Harden, vice-president of the
Burlington . Mills Corporation,
Who' T711T discuss "University
Presses and Public Relations."
Two former directors cf the
University Press b, W. T.
Couch and T. J. Wiison, Hi, now
directors of the Presses at Chi
cago and Harvard, respectively,
are appearing on the program.
Guests at the banquet will in
clude J. R. Cominsky, Executive
Vice-President, Saturday Review
of Literature; Don Cameron, Di
rector, American Book Publishers
Council; Miss Mildred Smith and
Chandler Grannis of Publisher's
Weekly, and several University
To Be On TV
Students from the Department
of Radio will present a half-hour
television variety show at 9
o'clock tonight over Greensboro's
This is the first of two produc
tions scheduled by the l'iral de
partment for presentation over
the Greensboro network. The
second, a dramatic program, is
slated next week.
Larry Pecrce will emcee.
Peercc, active m campus produc
tions and a veteran of the sum
mer resort circuit in New York,
is the son of Metropolitan Opera
Star Jan Peerce. The younger
Prerce will do a takeoff on his
father's famous 4 Blue Bird of
The Radio Deportment alsa
presents daily music and news
over the facilities of WDNC-FM
every afternoon Monday through
All department productions, in
cluding the television show, are
student produced ,and presented.
. Dean Carroll's office announc
ed yesterday thai all students
in the School of Commerce whi
are not coming ..to ..summer
school should make appoint
ments to register for the fall
term ?n the appointment books
on the first floor of Bingham
Students attending summer
school will pre-register for the
fall term during the summer