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CHAPEL HULL, H". C.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 1952
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Mo Aid Given
By UN C, Says
The University of North Caro
lina can't and doesn't help high
school athletes complete their ed
ucation -so they can come here,
Oliver K. Cornwell, secretary to
a Southern Conference constitu
tional committee and director of
physical education said yester
Cornwell, pointed out that, be
cause of a new conference ruling,
member institutions administer
all grants to athletes who are en
rolled or who are about to enter.
A similar National Intercolleg
iate Athletic Association rule
says, "All aid to athletes must
be administered by institutions,"
Cornwall said. Violations of these
rules renders a boy ineligible.
Cornwall's announcement fol
lowed a story in Wednesday's
paper in which Carolina alumni
were reported to be aiding a
Fork Union Military Academy
T-f ormation quarterback complete
his education. The player, Leo
nard Bullock of Ayden, is plan
ning to . come here, although
several other schools, among
them Duke arid Maryland, are
interested in securing Bullock for
The conference rule does not
apply to high schools, Cornwell
said. "We (the University) only
have control over students in
college or entering here. I don't
know about other schools," but
as far as UNC at Chapel Hill
goes, "we don't know of such
a practice existing.";
A3 secretary to the faculty
athletic committee, Cornwell
served as chairman of a con
ference committee that rewrote
the constitution and by-laws at
the December meeting in Rich
India And Foe
Frank P. Graham should con
tinue his efforts to mediate a de
" militarization of Kashmir between
India and Pakistan it was reported
from Paris yesterday.
Grahajn, former president of the
Consolidated University and for
mer Senator, is at present a U.N.
Mediator. He has made two un
successful attempts to solve the
dispute over the princely state
His last report, made Jan. 17, said
"there are almost insurmountable
obstacles" in the way of agree
ment at the present time.
India and Pakistan are expected
to make it clear to the Security
Council that they feel the former
UNC president has made encour
aging progress and be -allowed to
continue. ' i . : ; 1 1 -
A 12-point program was sub
mitted to both governments ask
ing for reduction of the number
of troops in the former "princely
state. It also asked for a holding
of a plebiscite to determine
whether Kashmir wished to be
Mrs. Lillian Prince, Chapel
Hill, will play the practical and
sharp-talking Maw Higgins in
the Playmakers "Spring For
Sure." The tuneful musical
comedy will open tomorrow
night at 8:30 in Memorial Hall,
and get two more showings
through Sunday evening.
(See Story on Page 6) .
"'It was a good-job, but it left
out Haw river, said Gov. bcott
of the motion picture "North
Carolina, the Tar Heel State."
The movie, eighth production
of the Communications Center,
was. premiered for Gov. and Mrs.
Scott, the Council of State, and
the Board of Conservation and
In the Hall of History Monday
afternoon a showing of the movie
was held for the press, radio and
invited state officials.
Written and directed by John
Ehie, the picture was photo
graphed by Sebastian Sommer
and Bill Gulley of Chapel Hill,
and Hugh Morton of Wilmington.
A chimney fire at the home
of Carl Lasley, Jr., a local con
tractor, alerted a two-truck
alarm about six last night, al
though no damage resulted.
Lasley said he was burning
some trash in the fireplace
when the flue caught fire, and
that a big, but undestructive
blaze burned out the top for
Freshmen who ihink ihey
might qualify for Phi Eta Sig
ma, freshman honor society,
and have not been notified
should see Dr. Ernest L. Mackie,
313 South building.
To qualify, the freshman
must make at least one-half
'AV and the rest 'B's' the first
quarter or the fixst-year.
Dr. Mackie has checked most
of the records and has sent cards
to the ones who are qualified,
but he added that some of the
records might have been over
looked. For this reason all who
Ihink they might be eligible
should see Dr. Mackie.;
The initiation of the new
members of the honor society
will be held sometime next
weekl Dr. Mackie said. - -
1 - . Vywca'- .
rnmnus VesDers will be held
. I tonight. 7:15 m tne Y.-
Austrian Troupe I o Visit Here
Thirty Austrian students, who j fice for Student Tours" was
will be here February 29 with
their second musical goodwill
mission, will give a musical show
"Visitors from Vienna" in Me
All young students or school
teachers, the 10 girls and 20 boys
come from the Alps, the Tyrol,
Carinthia, Styria, Upper and;
Lower Austria, Innsbruck, Graz,
Salzburg and Vienna.
Proficient in songs, dances and
musical instruments of their re
gions, the student ambassadors
were selected for the production
by the "Buero fuer Studenten-
wanderungen," an organization
founded after World War I by
Dr. Oskar F. Bock, lector at the
University of Vienna. This "Of-
Charles Seward was film editor,
Wilton Mason arranged the mu
sic, Ed Wade was the artist, and
Ross Scroggs. was producer.
State showings are available
before school and club groups
through . the film library of the
A . companion movie, "North
Carolina Variety Vacationland",
which was completed last year by
by the Communications Center,
won the highest award in the
Boston film festival in 1951, and
was shown in all states of the
union and , some foreign coun
tries. It was televised by 17 static--,
and by the NBC television
Carmichael, Ruff in Named
Honorary Heart Drive Leaders
William D. Carmichael, Jr.,
controller and vice-president of
the consolidated University of
North Carolina, and William H.
Ruff in, Durham, president of the
Erwin Cotton Mills Company and
immediate past president of . the j
National Association of Manu- j
facturers, have accepted appoint
ment as State honorary co-chairmen
of the annual campaign of
the North Carolina Heart Associ
The announcement was made
here today by William B. Muir
head, Durham, the Association's
president. 1 .
' James F. - Strickland, Durham,
president of the American Sup
plies, Inc., a subsidiary of the
American Tobacco Company, had
previously accepted appointment
as State chairman.
The campaign will be conduct
ed during the month of February
with emphasis on American
Heart Association Week, Febru
, President Muirhead said that
this "year's goal is $132,000. Seventy-five
percent "of the funds
are retained by the State and lo
cal associations. .
He 'said the funds will be used
for research to find out the basic
causes arid M to provide better
treatment for heart disease; for
f ormed as a toKen of gratitude
for aid rendered Austrianstu
dents by - the college students of
the United States and Great Brit
ain. The group is on an eight-month'
tour in the United States. Their
appearance here is being spon
sored by the local committee of
the National Student Association,
headed by Barry Farber
The students who were chosen
from among hundreds of appli
cants will offer songs, dances and
yodeling numbers culled from
the folkways of all Austria. The
authentic folk costumes have
been loaned to the troupe by the
provincial museums of Austria.
: An estimated 1,00.0 persons have
applied for charter membership in
an Orange County Umstead-for-Governor
Club, it was estimated
Orange County Rep. John W.
Umstead, Jr., who is "sparkplug
ging the county gubernatorial
campaign for his brother, Sen.
William B. Umstead, said about
40 petitions are now being cir
culated in every part of the count
ty. They will be collected and tab
ulated later this week.
An organizational meeting of
the group will be held here with
in a month. At that time the
gubernatorial candidate might
speak and initiate his county cam
paign. professional and lay education
and for the initiation and im
provement of community services
for sufferers from heart disease.
President Muirhead pointed
out' that approximately 14,000
persons die each year in North
Carolina of diseases of the heart
and blood vessels, four times the
number killed by the next most
"Many thousand more, in all
age groups, are disabled partly
or entirely by; these diseases," he
by David Buckner
Segregation received a b'tter
sting here this week as the oldest
literary and debating society in
the South overwhelmingly passed
a bill calling for the repeal of all
North Carolina segregation laws,
after giving J. Kenneth Lee, Ne
gro law student, a standing ova
tion and the subsequent award
of "speaker of the evening."
Inx a speech described as "hy
far the best" of those heard, Lee
told the "Dialectic Senate Tuesday,
night that Negroes are not ask
ing for favors or handouts, but
for an opportunity to pull them
selves up from their present status
and suffer or profit, from their
efforts. - ,
He refuted most of the pro
segregation arguments general
ly based upon social aspects in
volved in the repeal of such laws
which were advanced by op
ponents of the bill.
There would still be voluntary
segregation, Lee said, but not the
absolute legal and social segre
gation of today. -
Repeal of the discriminatory .
laws would restore for all men
the democratic privilege of choos
ing their associates upon the basis
of the individual merits, without
limitations due to race, color,
creed or national origins, he as
serted. In short, repeal would give one "
the opportunity to choose his own '
friends without restrictions, Lee
The Senators rose to applaud -the
Greensboro Negro as he re-
turned to his seat -in the verier-;
able debating hall, lined with por
traits of distinguished former" Di -members,
many of them early
presidents of the University,
which is often described as "the
cultural center of the . South." - -
Visibly moved, the Senators
passed the anti-segregation bill
by a staggering 17 to 4- vote.
Afterwards several members,"
originally' opponents of the bill,"
stated that their decision to vote
against segregation came only af
ter they heard Lee's speech. "And
the oppressed shall lead . the
blind," one was heard to remark.
The resolution "commending '
Lee for his address was presented
by retired Di president John
Schnorrenberg of " Asheville.- It
was adopted by acclamatiorir
Introduced by Senator Jid
Thompson, of Decatur, Ga., the
bill avowed that "the bases of
the 'American way of life' is a
conscious recognition of a basic
moral principle; all men are cre
ated equal as well as free."
It placed the Senate on record
as opposed .to "any act of dis .
crimination directed at a fellow
human being because of such ir
relevant and superficial factors aV
his race, color, creed or economie
status," and called for the repeal
of all North ima segregation
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come part of India or of Pakistan