Chapel-. Hill t'- II. C
J U U U u u
Special to Tfs Daily Tab Heix
r WASIOlIGTOlf, March -President Harry Truman,
after so von years in lh White House, announced matter of
factly tonight he will not be a candidate for reelection.
Speaking before a jam-packed $100 per plate Jackson
Day dinner hero, the President said, "I do not foel it is my
duty io upend another four years in the White House."
" The terse announcement took-about two minutes and
came al the very end of his speech. Truman added, however,
lhat he expects the Democrats to win the November election
by continuing their present policies.
The next president's tenure in the White House will be
bound by the recently ratified 22nd amendment. It specifies
lhat no president shall have more than two full consecutive
ierms or a total of 10 years at the job.
Erline Griffin, Elections board
chairman, yesterday released the
names on the official ballot for
the April 9 election.
Presidential Independent Bob
Pace, who declared last week to
test the academic eligibility law,
was not listed; Miss Griffin said
he was not eligible because his
petition had not been certified by
the dean of students office as to
grades. Pace has appealed to the
Student council which will re
lease its decision tomorrow.
The ballot: - - :
President:. Ken Barton (SP),
and Ham Horton (UP).
Vice-president: Julian Mason
(SP), and Jim McLeod (UP).
Secretary-treasurer: Ed Gross
(UP), and Ken Penegar (SP).
Daily Tar Heel Editor: Bev
Baylor (UP), David Buckner (SP),
and Barry Farber (IND.).
Yackety Yack Editor: Hugh Gale
(SPrUP). ' ;
Head Cheerleader: Check Good
in (UP), and Bo Thorpe (SP).
Student Council, At - Large
Seats (vote for three): Herb Conn
(SP), Pat George (Ind.), Al House
(SP), Mitchell Novitt (UP), Bill
Rankin (UP), Ed Singleton (SP),
Independent Ted , Frankel yes
terday gave te The Dailyj Tar
Heel his reasons for running for
the vice presidency of the stu
dent body in the April 9 elec
tion. Frankel, a rising senior . from
Atlanta, Ga., is a member of the
Student Council and an officer
in the Hillel foundation and his
fraternity. He is opposed by Jim
McLeod (UP) ' and Julian Mason
(SP); ' . ; -
Frankel's statement:- " -"If
we are to have a construc
tive and progressive student leg
islature the vice-president, who
is spe aker of the ; Legislature,
Special to The Daily Tab Heel
GENEVA -Dr. Frank P. Gra- .
ham former president of the
University of North Carolina
and UN mediator in the Kash- :
mir dispute, said here yesterday"
lhat improved relations ba
tween India, and Pakistan, might
soon lead to a final" settlement
of the dispute.
He said there has been a
"general, lessening of tension'.'
between India . and ; Pakistan
and , expressed . hope the , im
, proved atmosphere .would con-,
iribuia to an eventual; settle-'
meat, . , i - -,
and Ben Wilcox (UP).
Women's Seats (vote for three)
Sue Ambler (UP), Sally Bet Qun-
ingham (SP), Donna Hauck (UP),
Marilyn McKee (SP), Betty Jeane
Schoeppe (UP), and Dixie White
ly (SP). . . .
Publications Board, senior (vote
for two): Walt Dear (SP): Hugh
Gale (SP), Peggy Goode (UP),
Haywood Washburn (UP) ; junior:
Tomm; McDonald (SP-UP) ; at-
large (vote for one): David Buck
ner (SP) , and Joe Nelson (UP) .
Sophomore class president: Bob
Barlow (SP), Tom Creasy (Ind.),
and Jack Stilwell (UP).
Vice-- president: Henry Isacc
son (SP), , and Skippy Roddey
(UP). " "
Secretary: Bonnie Baker (UP),
and Donna Blair (SP).
Treasurer: Peter Block (UP),
and Gordon Forester (SP).
Social chairman: Weston Hauck
(UP), and T we Young (SP).
- Senior class president: Ed Biz
zell (SP), and Dan Perry: (UP).
' Vice-president: Bill Acker (SP),
and Haywood Washburn (UP).
v Secretary: Paula Jones (SP),
and Dot Smith (UP). -
(See CANDIDATES, page 7)
must be non-partisan, unbiased,
androbjective. This will exist only.
if the vice-president is an inde
pendent. " - '' -
"The student : Legislature . has
been the scene of confusion and
logjams. In short, it has done lit
tle of real value. The basic rea
son for this has been the con-:
stant bickering between the two
parties on the floor of the Legis
lature. The student Legislature
has been ineffective as a result of
petty, party politics. This must
'"The first step, to take toward
making the Legislature a truly ef ?
f ective .'organ of student govern
ment is to have an independent
speaker who owes his election to
neither party.' He must, be free to
act in the interest of the student
body" as a whole.' . " .
"When a bill is proposed in the
Legislature the vice-president
must be able to guarantee a fair
and impartial consideration of
the proposed bill. If he is tied to
a party, it would be impossible
for him to do this. Only ah inde
pendent, free .from political, pres
sures, rcan lead the Student. Leg
islature forward; L ; I .
?fThe yicepresidjent because of
his imique ' duties, must, not be
obligated to "any political party,
biit raui:t, be .-responsibly . to. the
iitud sat body." 1 ,
New cabinet officers for the YMCA will
be elected at a meeting in Gerrard hall to
morrow night at 9 o'clock.
Nominated for .president is Gil 'Marsh,
Junior from Thomas ville. William Hogshead
of Greensboro is now president of the or
ganization. Others nominated for cabinet positions are
Bill Brown and Jack Becker, for vice-president;
John Colson, for treasurer; and Clin
ton Lindley and Raeford Pugh, for secretary.
The nominations were made last week by
an advisory committee. Further nominations
VOLUME LX - CHAPEL HILL, N. C.UNDAY, MARCH
Revised G USC Consfifufion Sid fed
For Ratification Session
By Tom Sully .
A revised constitution for the
Greater -University . Student coun
cil will be considered by the Stu
dent Legislature here soon.
The GSUC, composed of eleven
delegates from each of the three
student bodies of the Consolidated
University, formally accepted th
revised document at a State col
lege meeting last month. :
The revised version, however,
will not supplant the old' one un
til it is officially ratified by the
"the respective student legislative
bodies of the Consolidated Uni
versity." - ;
What the legislature heret will
do with the document can not yet
be determined. There is some
speculation as to a possible legis
lative decision to submit , the re
Vision to the approval of the UNC
student body by means of a con
stitutional , referendum Past pre
cedent of the legislature has been
to .deal with .GUSC matters with
out submitting them to the stUr
dents. . . -? .
J Under the proposed revision the
hanie of the Council will be
changed from the .Student Coun
cil of the Greater University of
North Carolina to . the Student
'Council of the Consolidated Uni
versity of North Carolina in view
of the increasing use of the term
Consolidated" University to refer
Registration will begin tomor
row and continue through Wed
nesday for the jointlYM-YWCA
conference . at Roslyn,. Va.,: next
weekend. ' . , ' ' ' . -'
A booth will be set up in the
lobby of the building "at rwhich
all students interested in attend
ing the meejt inay sign. ' - ? ; ;
I ,With a theme; of "Christianity:
the Wholeness, of Life,", the con
ference will have' Dr. J Warreii
Ashby of the , Woman's College
philosophy' department .as. prin
cipal 'speaker. Ashby, who taught
here )aefpre, going , to Greensborp
was on the campus, this - week f o
confer , with . faculty." . seminar
leaders and the : student plannin g.
committee for the conference. .
' Other speakers will bs George
may be made from the floor however. 1
Nominated for the faculty advisory board
are Dr. Preston Epps, professor of Greek;
D. D. Carroll, professor of economics and
dean emeritus of the commerce school; and
Virgil L. Mann, assistant .professor of geol
ogy. ' '
Asked by the committee to serve on the
townspeople's advisory board are the Rev.
Charles Jones, pastor of the First Presby
terian church, and the Rev. Richard Jack
son, pastor of the Congregational Christ
to the combined administration of
UNC, State College, and WC.
The C.U.S.C. performs a dual
function. First it seeks to "further
cooperation and friendly relations
among the three student bodies
by initiating and promoting activities-
affecting the students.
Outstanding among these activi
ties are the annual Fall and Win
ter GU Day program consisting of
joint social events on one of the
campuses. In the fall Carolina
plays host to the student bodies
on the date of the State-Carolina
In the winter State College
plays host on the date of the Caro
lina-State basketball game in the
Coliseum. Throughout the year
the "council promotes other joint
social and extra-cirricular activi
ties. ....... 1
III. addition, the council seeks
to egress student opinion on all
matters .affecting the welfare of
the Consolidated University and
the students of its three branches.
As a recent example the C.U.S.Cr
went on record during the John
Clark affair as favoring any ac
tion" by the University board of
trustees "to prevent the recur
rence of attempts to suppress the
free' expression of student opin
ion.' :; L. .
' Also they asked that publica
tion of all information be required
Esser of the Institute of Govern
ment; the Rev. David Swain, di
rector of Wesley foundation, Uni
versity Methodist church; John
Clayton, instructor, in the radio
department; ; and Dr. Syd Alex
ander, TJNC infirmary physician.
' Dr." Ashby will deliver the con
ference's j opening address, after
dinner next Friday, April 4, on
"What Does Belief in Christ
Basically Meanf? He will speak
again Saturday morning on "How
Does Belief in Christ Answer the
Basic Needs of Us as Students."
The remainder of Saturday
morning's program wil be filled
by a. series of discussions: Esser
ori 'How Will Leading a Christ
ian, Life ; 'Affect Our LivW cs
(Sec "CONFAB, via
concerning the disbursement of
student funds at any branch of
the Consolidated University, "in
cluding the profits of all state con
trolled businesses patronized by
The proposed revision was
drawn up by a committee com
posed of two members from each
of the three branches which met
many times during a period of
(See COUNCIL, page 7)
, At a Memorial hall meeting at
7:15 ,p .m, tomorrow the student
body will set the chance to hear
and question the views of the can
didates running for the top posts
in -the April 9 elections.
- The meet-the-candidates affair
will immediately follow the com
pulsory meeting of all the candi
dates set for. 7 o'clock by Erline
Griffin, Elections board chair
man. Miss Griffin yesterday remind
ed all candidates they must be at
tomorrow's meeting br present an
excuse to her beforehand. Candi-
uawa iuiasu.i& bile liiecilllg Will DB
fined $1 and "will be disqualified
if the fine is not paid within 24
Students are expected to be
treated to some warm debate be
tween presidential contenders
Ham Horton (UP) and Ken Bar
ton (SP). Bob Pace, who filed in
dependently to test -an elections
(See MEETING, page 3)
It will be . meet the coda
Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. when the
major campus candidates hold
forth at the invitation of Al
All coeds from scroriiy
houses and other dormitories
are invited to attend and hear
the candidates give their views
on campus issues. The meeting
will be in Alderman pliers.
Candidates ixrriied are thesa
for president, vico-presidsni,
secretary-treasurer end BzLl?
' Tar Heel cdiior.