. By Chuck Hauser -'
RALEIGH, Oct. 9 Gordon
Gray, former Secretary of the
Army and special assistant to
cially go to work for his na
tive state this morning when
he raises his right hand and
is sworn in as the second pres
ident of the Consolidated Uni
versity of North Carolina.
Gray will succeed Senator
Frank Portor ' Graham, who re
signed the post to take an ap-
Special to The Daily Tar Heel
WINSTON-SALEM. Oct. 9
Gordon Gray, publisher of the
Winston-Salem -Journal and
Sentinel, will resign from the
office effective after his inaugu
ration as president of the Great
. ... In making the announcement
today. Gray said that he would
still have slock ownership of
the Piedmont Publishing Co.
The firm has controlling interest
in the newspapers and Radio
pointment as North Carolina's
junior member in the United
Graham, who was perhaps the
number one force behind the
move to consolidate the three
branches of the Greater Univer
sity, took over as president of
the newly - consolidated institu
tion in 1932 after serving for
two years as president of the Uni
versity at Chapel Hill.
Gray, who has led a 'brilliant
career in the federal govern
ment, will be sworn in as presi
dent by Governor Kerr Scott in
the William Neal Reynolds Colis
eum on the N. C. State College
The day's activities will offi
cially begin at 10 o'clock this
morning with music ' from the
State College Memorial Bell Tow
er. The procession of marshals
will be led by Karen Carlson of
Woman's College, J. C. Lyons ' of
the University, and William N,
Wopd of State. r .
-The academic procession will
march into the Coliseum, where
Greater University Controller W.
D. Carmichael, Jr., who has been
serving as Acting President, will
preside over: the ceremonies. :
Greetings will be extended by
a group of North Carolina col
lege leaders, including Chancellor
Harry Woodbur'n Chase of New
York University, who immediate
ly preceded . Dr. Frank Graham
as president of the University
at Chapel Hill.
' A combined band from Caro
lina and State will play a pre
lude and the star sPangled Ban"
ner, which will be sung by Nor
man Cordon. The' invocation will
(See GRAY, page 4)
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UNC Host To 300
At Ceremonies Here
By Don Maynard
The University at Chapel Hill
played host to over 300 delegates
and their wives, representing col
leges and universities over the
nation, in its part of the inaugu
ration of Gordon Gray as Pres
ident of the Greater University
held here yesterday. :
It was a busy day for the dele
gates as they attended two convo
cations, a buffet luncheon and
dinner in Lenoir Hall and a re
ception in the Morehead Plane
tarium. However, it was not crowded in
Memorial Hall, where the two
convocations were held. Seats
gajed in the rows, where some
where near 1,000 spectators sat
in the 1,600-seat capacity audi
torium. Present in the
national light ' as
figures in the
Sen. Frank P.
Graham, Secretary of the Army
Frank Pace, Gen. J. Lawton Col
lins, Army Chief of Staff, and
Jracy Voorhees, former Under
secretary df the - Army under
Gray.- ... - . . i v" -Harry
Woodburn Chase, former
Into Wonsan Port
TOKYO, Tuesday, Oct. 10 (P) South Korean -Third Di
vision troops crashed into the port city of Wonsan early to
day and fought in the streets with Communist defenders,
the Republican Army reported, while in the west North Ko
reans stalled a U. S. First Cavalry spearhead one mile in
side Red territory. . x '
- American Military Advisory
Jack Prince, Noxie Sullivan,
and Mitchell Novitt will star in
the Rendezvous Room floor show
Saturday night at 10 o'clock in
a special Wake Forest after-game
Featured last year in several
shows, Prince will appear with
Miss Sullivan, a newcomer to the
Graham Memorial stage.
Novitt, a freshman from. South
Carolina, will sing for the Caro
Last Saturday, Betsy Justice,
Ed Mott, Charlie Crone, and. Walt
Dear presented a stage show
which was witnessed by
audience of almost 200.
Likes to 'Soup Up Cars
Tisdale Now Heads Rendezvous,
Was Gl Entertainment Director
Harrison Tisdaie, an ex-noncommissioned
officer in charge of
entertainment -for his company,,
has been appointed the new man
ager of the Rendezvous Room for
the coming year.
He announced that plans are
underway "to serve hot soup and
milk later on this quarter.
Tisdale', a-24-year-oldj junior
from Asheville, has a broad back
ground in management.
After graduating from high
school he enlisted in the Army
and was stationed with the Quar-
president of the University un
til he resigned in 1930 also was
present. Dr. Chase is; now . Chan
cellor of New York University.
Yesterday morning, Chancellor
Robert B. House of ' the i -University
here presided pver ' the con
vocation which- .featured Dr.
James Lewis Morrill, president of
the University of Minnesota,
speaking on "The Responsibilities
of the State to Its University."
,Dr. George Dinsmore'r,president
of the University. of i Jllinois,
scheduled to appear at" the -morning
convocation, was forced to
speak at the afternoon. His plane
had been grounded and. he ar
rived here too late to participate
in the morning ' program, a
spokesman said. . - ' ,
At the afternoon convocation,
Dr. Dinsmore spoke on "The Re
sponsobilities of the University
to Its State," and Dr. Lee Alvin
Dubridge, president of the CaliT
fornia Institute of Technology,
followed him with a discussion of
"Science and the Spirit oi Free
dom' - . : . . '
reports said Communist resist-
ance one mile south of Wonsan
was beaten down Monday night
to make possible the reported en
try into the key United Nations
objective on the east coast. How
ever, U. S. Military Advisers did
not immediately confirm the
South Korean Army announce
ment. Wonsan, a fine deep water port
with unlimited anchorage, was a
major prize for which the Reds
had made a bitter stand. It is 95
air miles east of the North Ko
rean capital at Pyongyang, across
in Red Korea ranging from one
the narrow waist of the peninsula.
-All along a new 120-mile front
mile north of the 38th Parallel
on the western end to 90 miles
deep on the east coast Korean
Communists were fighting back
stronger and with more determi
nation than in many days.
ter Master Corps in Manila. While
there he was placed in charge of
Special Services for his company,
a position which involved the
handling of weekly movies, tal
ent shows, monthly dances, and
Tisdale entered the University
in 1948 after serving 18 months.
A commerce major, he plains ,to
work in industrial relations upon
When asked about his hobby
he replied with a glazed look
in his eye, "supering old cars . . .
CHAPEL HILL, N. C.
Events Held Here
A trio of Gordon Gray's top
level Washington Army buddies
came here yesterday to see part
of Gray's inauguration program.
Frank Pace, Jr., who suceeded
Gray as Secretary of the Army,
flew down from the nation's cap
ital with Gen. J. Lawton Collins,
Army Chief of Staff.
Tracy Voorhees, who resigned
as Undersecretary of the Army at
the same time Gray left the sec
retary post, was here as a dele
gate from Rutgers University.
Collins smiled at reporters who
asked him about his trip here.
"I just came down to see my
old boss," the General remark
ed. "He sure is a wonderful chap.
I wanted to be here for part of
the ceremonies at least."
Pace declared that "North Car
olina is getting a wonderful pres-J
"F.'om time to time," he added,
"we may be imposing on the Uni
versity of North Carolina to get
some advice from -Mr. Gray."
Pace and Collins flew back to
Washington last night, and will
be unable to attend the formal
Enlistments are being accepted
on campus today and tomorrow
from 2-5 p.m. in the second floor
lobby of the Y Building to fill
the ranks of Company G of the
321st Regiment of the 81st Infan
try Division, United States Army
This reserve unit is maintain
ed in the Chapel Hill area for
the purpose of training town and
University students. Meetings are
held every other Thursday eve
ning from 7:30 to 9:30 in the
Institute of Government Bar
racks at the East side of the
intramural field. Pay is offered
according to grade by the Army.
Anyone of draft age is eligible
to become a member of the or
ganization, providing they can
pass the mental and physical re
quirements. you know, making them into
hotrods . . . but don't print that!"
The hours of the Rendezvous
Room are Monday through
Thursday, 12 noon to 11:00 p.m.;
Friday, noon to 1:00 a.m.; Sat
urday, 7:30 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.;
Sunday, 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.,
coffee hours and 7:30 p.m. to
There is plenty of hot coffee,
soft drinks, nabs, ice cream, can
dy, cigarettes, and fresh sand
wiches for sale.
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 10, 1950
WASHINGTON, Oct. 9 (UP)
The Supreme Court today reaf
firmed the rights of Negroes to be
admitted to State Universities
which do not otherwise provide
them with equal educational fa
cilities. The tribunal did so by:
1 Refusing to reconsider its
ruling of last June requiring the
University of Texas'Law School
to admit Heman Marion Sweatt,
a Dallas Negro. .
2 Refusing to review a State
Court ruling that the University
of Maryland must admit Esther
McCready, a Baltimore Negro, to
its Nursing School. V '
Prof. Norman Foejster is offer
ing for the second time a $100
prize for- the best critical essay
submitted by a student at Caro
lina or at Duke University:
The contest is open, to under
graduates and graduates engaged
in resident study in any depart
ment in the year 1950-51 or in
any quarter of the year. The
winner will be announced and
the prize given at the 1951 com
mencement exercises here this
June. . -
Rules of the contest require
that the" essays be examples of
theoretical or practical criticism.
That is, they must deal with gen
eral literary questions or with
specific writers or writings of
any period from antiquity to
There is no condition as to
the number of words but 1,000
4,000 word essays are prescribed.
Only one essay may be entered
by each contestant.
All manuscripts of Carolina
students must be sent to Prof.
Clifford P. Lyons, head of the
University English Department,
104 Saunders Hall. Deadline for
all entries is March 31.
Judges for the contest are Rob
ert Penn Warren, novelist, poet,
and critic; G. R. Elliott of Am
herst College; and Robert E. Spil
ler, editor of Literary History of
The United States and' professor
at the University of Pennsylvania.
A Duke student won the prize
when it was first offered last
year. Three runners-up were
from Carolina. They were Paul
F. Ader, Edward H. Gibson, and
F. H. Moore.
Last year's judges commented
on the high standard maintained
in the essays.
UN National Troops
Under American Plan
LAKE SUCCESS, N. Y., Oct. 9
(UP) The 4 United States to
day urged the United Nations to
apply the lesson of Korea and
adopt the American plan to ear
mark national troops that could
be used to keep peace by the
veto-free General Assembly.
Russia, adopting a more con
ciliatory tone than expected, said
it found some good points in the
revolutionary U. S. plan, but op
posed, the "general tendency" of
the measure. This almost certain
ly meant Russia opposed the key
provision . that .would allow the
General Assembly to meet in .24
hours and act against aggression
if a veto paralyzed the Security
J oi .. raiiDgiihi: u Joy
In one other case involving a
Negro issue, the Court:
Refused to review the complaint
of Samuel L. Davis, Negro school
teacher, that White and . Negro
teachers are :?aid unequal salaries
in Atlanta, Ga. This leaves stand
ing a Lower Court ruling that
Davis should have appealed to
the State and City Boards of Ed
ucation before bringing suit.
In New Orleans a three judge
U. S. Court ruled Saturday that
qualified Negroes must be admit
ted to the Louisiana State Uni
versity Law School.
The ruling was handed down in
the case of Roy S. Wilson, Negro,
At Court Decision
RALEIGH,- Oct. 9 (AP) Attorney General Harry Mc
Mullan was Dleased when informed 1atp tnHav Via Trwior-oi
Judge Johnson J. Hayes had
providing suDsianuany equal
whites to study law.
Hayes, in his ruling denied to
four Negroes the right to eater
the law school of the University
of North Carolina. The ruling,
however, is almost certain to- be
appealed eventually to the Su
preme Court of the United States.
"North Carolina is about 11
years ahead of other Southern
states in meeting its obligations
and providing equal opportunities
for all of its citizens in respect
to the matters involved in this
law school litigation," said Mc
Mullen when informed of Judge
North Carolina is to be con
gratulated upon the fact that dur
ing the last several years it has
been making an honest and sin
cere effort to carry out the pro
visions of our own constitution
as well as conforming with .the
federal constitution in providing
separate but equal facilities in our
"Liberal appropriations were
made in 1939 and since for the
separate law school at the N. C.
College in Durham so that it Ijas
become an approved law school
by the American Bar Association.
It affords a splendid opportunity
to obtain a good legal education
which I understand from the de
cision of the court was found to
day substantially equal to that
provided by the University Law
New Streetlights Due
For Part Of Campus
By Walt Dear
A new system of street lights
will be constructed soon to light
up the South Campus area from
the east gate to the Country Club
Road and along the Raleigh Road
to the west gate.
Work will begin on the project
as soon as the lamp posts arrive,
says the Operations office. New
cables have already been received.
The new system will complete
a campus wide circuit of street
lamps. It will aid fans who go to
basketball games and will give
light to an area that was formerly
equipped with few street lamps.
The University recently install
ed new cables in the area around
South Building, replacing worn-
of Ruston. He asked an injunction
restraining the LSU board of su
pervisors from enforcing a July
28 resolution which excluded Wil
son and several other Negroes
from the law school.
U. S. District Judge J. S. Kelley
Wright wrote the opinion. The
case was heard before Judge
Wright, U. S. District Judge Her
bert Christenberry, and Judge
Wayne G. Borah, of the U. S.
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
At a pretrial conference it had
been agreed that the outcome of
the case would apply only to the
law division of LSU and not to
ruled that North Carolina is
lacimies lor INegroes as for
- : '
All freshmen, sophomores, and
law students who have not had
their Yackety-Yack pictures tak
en may have them snapped to
day. Since there are no classes today,
the opportunity is available for
those who- have not been able
to get over to Graham Memorial
to do so today.
Photographers will be on hand
today from 9 a. m. until 8 p. m.
in the photo room on the second
floor of Graham Memorial. .
All organizations that were not
represented in the yearbook last
year and "that want space this
year" must get in touch with Jim
Mills at the Yack office in Gra
ham Memorial by this Friday.
Mills urges all students who
have not had their pictures taken
to do so immediately. Time it
running short and the deadline
for the project is near.
out and weather beaten cables.
Other construction projects are
underway. A new brick walk
starting from Cameron and Ral
eigh Avenues and ending on the
Raleigh Road is nearing the com
During the summer, a major
job of the Operations office was
the addition of several new brick
paths throughout the campus. The
area and paths around Hill Hall
leading to Graham Memorial, and
beginning the sidewalk on Ral
eigh Street, were entirely replac
ed with bricks.
Bricks used for these projects
are specially prepared for the
Fair and continued warm.
NC First Such
State In South
4 Denied Access
,To Law School;
GREENSBORO, Oct. 9
(UP) Federal Judge John
son J. Hayes ruled today that
North Carolina offers Negro
law students equal education
al facilities and said he would
not order the University of
North Carolina to admit four
Negroes to its law school.
Hayes made the ruling in Mid
dle District Federal Court here.
When asked about the de
.' cision. President Gordon Gray
would make no comment. He
s&id that he wanted to read the
statement by Hayes first.
Henry Brandis, Dean 6f the
Law School, said that he as
sumed that the case would be
appealed to a higher tribunal.
He also stated that he was hap
py to see the cese turn out the
way it did.
If appealed, the case would
be heard by the Fourth Circuit
Court of Appeals which seats
The order made North Carolina
the first Southern state to vin
iuch a ruling.
' The suit was' brought by stu
dents at North Carolina College
in Durham. They contended the
Negro college's law school was
not equal to that at the Univer
sity and demanded entrance to
:he University at Chapel Hill.
At one time, the number of
plaintiffs numbered eight' but had
Iwindled to four by the time
the hearing began in August.
They were Sol Revis, Floyd B.
McKissick, James Lassiter and
f. Kenneth Lee.
State Atty.-Gen. Harry, McMul
'an, who argued for the State
that N. C College offered equal
,'acilitles, said "Our success in
vinning the case was due to the
:act that North Carolina has had
i long-range policy of carrying
-ut ' the State Constitution and
neeting the provisions oi ihe
7ederal Consitution for equal but
eparate facilities for education
f the two races."
, However, the plaintiffs hd
brought in witnesses from other
Universities, including" Dr. Erwin
Jriswold, Dean of the Harvard
Lav School, to argue that facili
ties were not equal.
Griswold had testified that "It
is impossible for any two schools
(See NEGRO, page i)
MEDIA, Pa., Oct. 9op,A
professor turned witness today '
and told how he bet on ihe
numbers and lost.
Professor Herbert W. Allison
of the Pennsylvania State Col
lege Center at Swarihmore,
testified at the trial of 25 men
arrested in gambling raids that
he spent all last summer work
ing zs a private investigator for
the District Attorney.
Judge Henry G. Sweney ask
Allison, whose work led to the
arrest of ihe 25. if he ever won
on the numbers.
Said the professor: "I1r,