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THURSDAY. APRIL 17, 1952
VOLUME LX, NUMBER 149
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NEWARK Gen. Dwight Eisen
hower polled a smashing 138,000
vctf lead over Senator Taf t in
the New Jersey presidential pri
mary yesterday. The General
said his victory in New Jersey
"makes me proud but thoughtful."
DETROIT Sen. Robert Taft re
mained hopeful yesterday of a
convention nomination "on the
first ballot, despite the over
whelming Eisenhower victory in
New Jersey.
SPRINGFIELD Illinois Gov.
Adlai Stevenson yesterday de
clared "I could not accept the
Democratic nomination for pres
ident." Senator Paul Douglas,
(D. 111.) said to a forum in Chapel
Hill, N.C, last Sunday that he
expected Stevenson to announce
his candidacy sometime during
the week.
MUNS AN Truce negotiators
yesterday took les than a minute
to decide there was no immediate
hope of breaking the current
deadlock. They agreed to meet
again tomorrow morning.
Adopt New
Curriculum
The nation's 186 college Air
Force ROTC units soon will adopt
a revised curriculum, said to pro
vide a more generalized program
to produce well-rounded junior
officers for service in any field.
The new program, which will
affect- Carolina's unit, is being
developed, by the Air university
at Maxwell Air Force Base, Ala
bama, according to Lt. Colonel
Jesse J. Moorhead, .head, of the
department of air science and
tactics here. : '."
leed Guides
rot Saturday
Remember how you felt that
first day you hit campus didn't
know your way around?.
Well multiply that by about
4,000 high school students and you
have Carroll Berry's problem this
Saturday. It will be the annual
high school day.
Berry needs student guides to
conduct the high schoolers about
campus. If you are interested in
serving, contact Berry at the Pi
Kappa Alpha House.
Coed Expansion
Carr dorm's social room will
be considerably enlarged, J. S.
Bennett," director of operations,
said yesterday.
The remodeling work will
get underway this summer,
snaking the room available for
use by the fall quarter.
Added space will be provided
by including two adjoining
rooms, staled Bennett. This will
remove a long-time sore point
of Carr residents and will bring
Sheir social room to a 'compar
able basis;; with other 005!
dorms. - ' r . : ' - - f'V:
A Professor Says
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(First Lt. Ryan currently is a teacher of English com
position at St. Thomas' college. St. Paul, Minn., and rubs
elbows daily with the generation now coming into the
Armed Forces. Lt. Ryan was commissioned in October
1944 and was a platoon leader on Iwo Jima with the 2lst
Marines until wounded in the chest. He holds two
Purple Heart awards, the Good Conduct medal. Presi
dential Unit citation and Navy unit citation ribbons. He
obtained a master's degree from Northwestern Univer
sity in 1946. We are reprinting his Marine Gazette article
for its campus interest. Ed.)
by 1st Lt. Lawrence V. Ryan
The most disconcertipg thing about our present
defense effort is that, in theory, everyone hates
Communist aggression and wants forces raised
to check its advance, but practically no one wants
to share in the task himself. Nobody wants to
get down in the sand and mud and grapple with
the enemy. There appears to be the naive belief
among many Americans that if the need arises,
the job will be done by some phantom army
that will spring up, as if by magic, and instantly
overwhelm the foe.
Even persons who are more realistic, or at least
more pessimistic, assume that someone else should
. be there to meet any attack that may come. One
widespread sentiment is that Western Europeans
are not ready to do their part, that they may
not reach the quotas which General Eisenhower's
command deems necessary for our mutual de
fense. It does not, apparently, occur to such
critics that Europeans have much more reason
to feel the same way about us. Judging from our
attitude and conduct at home since the Korean
war, they would certainly be justified in doing so.
In nearly every other country, on both sides
of the Iron Curtain, the average citizen enters
the Armed Forces expecting to be trained for
combat. The USSR has placed its emphasis on
infantry and artillery with the result that it is
capable of throwing scores of divisions into
action on each of several fronts. Marshal Tito,
with an army and militia of 500,000 men, has
managed to create about 30 divisions. At the
outbreak of the Korean war, we had less than
a dozen in an army half again larger than
Yugoslavia's."
It is true that in most other armies, a division'
is a smaller unit than it is in our Army or Marine
corps but it is still obvious that our country,
which must keep an eye on several continents,
should have at least as many combat troops as a
nation that has only its own borders to protect.
However, in our armed forces most of the men
are auxiliaries or non-combatants, and most per
sons entering the service expect, as their birth
right, to become part of the majority.
The fact is nobody wants to be a fighting man.
This does not mean that everybody who is eligi
ble for military duty is trying to avoid it, al
though there is a great deal, of that, too. It means
precisely that nobody wants to be a fighting manv
Everybody is trying to. escape assignment to the
Marine Corps, the infantry, and, to a lesser ex
tent, any other branch of the service which makes
(See YOUR FREEDOM, page 6)
All Groups
Must Apply
For Permits
A University Dance committee
spokesman pointed out yesterday
that several . organizations have
become lax in filing applications
for dances. , .
Penalty for violation of the
University ruling is one year's
probation. The probation period
.carries no punishment but , by
further violation during probation
may result in suspension.
Applications : may be secured
from. Dr. Lyman - Gotten in 214
Saunders. .Applications must, be
approved and signed by. the man
ager of the establishment in which
the dance is being held and re
turned to ' Dr. Cotten by Monday
noon before the weekend of the
dance. " -
Ugly Man Entries
Get Extra Time
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The Campus Chest has been
selected .to' receive the proceeds
in the ' forthcoming Theta Chi
"Ugliest Man on Campus" con
test. . . ..
The fraternity sponsors the con
test each year in connection with
the University club carnival, to
be held April 25. - : ; J?-; : :
- Deadline for the entrants has
been extended through Monday
of next week. Entries must be in
by noon on that day. Any male
Carolina student is . eligible.
Entries are to be turned' in to
any member of the iraternity.
A photograph : must accompany
each entry. No trick photography
or .professional1 makeup, may be
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Alleged Hazing Will
Probed;Facf Error Cite
The ' investigation of hazing here should any exist was
assured yesterday by Gov. Kerr Scott and UNC Chancellor
Robert B. House.
Gov. Scott told The Daily Tar "Heel by telephone from
Raleigh: I will -turpi the matter
'Could Shoot Man'
Coed Riflgr
On Georgia
AROTC Team
Special to The Daily Tar Heel
ATHENS, Ga., April 16
"Certainly I could shoof a man
if I had to," said 19-year-old
Carole Hale, the only coed in
the United States who is on an
ROTC rifle team.
Miss Hale, freshman coed at
the University of Georgia, is
.majoring in aviation, studying
aerodynamics, navigation and
meteorology. She is one of seven
! girls in the ROTC at the Uni
. versity of Georgia. The only
other Air ROTC unit including
women is at Utah State. N
J The girls at Georgia study on
a voluntary basis and still have
to go to officer-candidate school
J in , order to join the Air Force
"with commissions after gradua
tion. Major J. W. Boddie and
Major W. L. Deck at Georgia.
hope to get the Air Force .to
putt in a WAFROTC unit so
- wpmeh may graduate with .re-;
'r serve commissions just as men
f do. now,. ;. . - ;.
Wilcox Takes
Council Seat;
Dale Winner
Med, Dental Unit
Amendments Pass;
Creasy Is Victor
Jim McLeod smashed Indepen
dent Ted Frankel for. the vice
presidency yesterday by 659 to
312 to complete the University
party's sweep of major campus
offices.
In other runoff results Ben
Wilcox (UP) beat Mitchell Novit
(UP) by 535 to 382 to win the
at-large-seat on the Student
Council and Fred Dale (SB) bested
Bill Walker (SB) for the Men's
Honor Council junior seat by a
467-316 vote.
Tom Creasy, an independent,
won tne sopnomore ciass pres
idency with a 159 to 89 vote over
Jack Stilwell (UP) . . Pat George
(UP) was chosen senior : class
social chairman over Carol (Toni)
Kelly (Ind.). The. vote was 180
to 124.
Shirley Gee (SP) beat Dot
Smith (UP) 36-31 for the six-month-seat
in the Legislature
from the Women's town district.
Grace Doar was chosen Women's
Athletic association secretary,
93-41, over Johnsie Bennett, v
The judicial amendments to
the constitution for the Dental
and Medical school courts were
passed 642-142 (Denta) and 648
passed 642-142 (Dental) and 648
141 (Medical).
Erline Griffin, Elections board
chairman, said 990 people voted
in yesterday's runoff election.
over to either President Gray or
the State Bureau of Investigation,
or both." He said he would take
action 'in the next couple of
days." r
Because 'I am not familiar
with the facts," the Governor de
clined to comment on the alleged
hazing case.
Chancellor House issued the fol
lowing statement yesterday: "The
' The UNC male who was made
sick by fraternity initiation iwo
years ago was not "nearly kill
ed," he says in abetter to the
editor on today's editorial page.
He labeled such information
as incorrect.
University stands ready to inves
tigate thoroughly and follow
through on any new facts about
hazing which can be brought to
it from any reliable source. At
present there are no such facts,
before it from any such source."
. Demands for the probe came
from out-going Editor Glenn Har
den. In her last issue yesterday
morning she asked the Governor
to investigate alleged hazing here
because "self-enforcement seems
impossible."
The furor, reported liberally in
the state press and over the radio,
centers about Phi Gamma Delta
fraternity. In the spring of 1950
they fed a pledge a nauseous mix
ture j which put' him in the; Infirmary-;
seriously ilL For it the
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Date Guide
Is Published
Dance Committee Chairmaa
Steve Perrow said yesterday the
"So you're Coming to a Carolina
Dance" booklets are now avail
able. The booklet in letter form from
one girl to another, is design 1
to familiarize new coeds and im
ports with Dance Committee
rules. Value of the booklets has
been reflected in the demand for
the min the past, he said
Copies may be obtained from
Ray Jefferies in South building;
Dr. Lyman Cotten in 214 Saun-
der; Secretary's office in the
Y. M. C. A., Perrow at the Kappa
Psi house, or any member of the
Dance Committee.
22 Faces
The Daily Tar Heel office
bulged yesterday as Editor
Barry Farber conducted his
first staff meeting.
Twenty-two faces, some new
around the office and some old,
showed up.
In his plea for help in pub
lishing the newspaper, "express
ing student opinion not creating
i it," Farber asked' jfbr accuracy,
courtesy, a big cdiiorial staff,
and pictures "io plasisi t
    

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