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VOLUME L.1C NUMBER 153
CHAPEL HILL, N. C, TUESDAY. APRIL 22, 1952
EIGHT PAGES TODAY
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JACKSON, Mich. More than
2,000 rampaging convicts . ham
mered through cellblock doors ol
the world's largest prison and
smashed toward possible' freedom
yesterday as state police from all
corners of Michigan streaked to
ward the prison to prevent a ma
. WASHINGTON President
Truman yesterday warned against
cutting off funds to run seized
steel mills. Truman told the Sen
ate that if it restricts use of gov
ernment funds for operation of
the seized mills it may result in
"paralyzing the operations of the
government in an emergency."
SEOUL Korea In aerial bat
tles started shortly before daylight
yesterday, U. S. Sabre Jets shot
down seven and damaged six
Communist MIG jets, the Fifth
Air Force said. The Russian-made
jets were downed in three sep
arate aerial duels involving 100
ATOM BOMB SITE, Nev With
one eye 6n the weather, history's
first atomic smoke jumpers made
final preparations yesterday for
their spectacular part in Exercise
Desert Rock IV. Four C-46 planes
will drop 120 selected paratroop
. ers of the 82nd Airborne Division
after the atomic explosion.
CHARLOTTE Police arrested
a 13-year-old bobby-soxer yester
day who set several fires at
churches here causing an estimat
ed $75,000 in damages. The junior
high school youth told police she
was responsible for the fires last
week at St. Martin's' Episcopal
Church and at Caldwell Memorial
ST. JOSEPH Men -and bays,
from 10 years old upwards, sand
bagged, dikes here yesterday as
they continued a night-long strug
gle to . contain the mighty Mis
souri in its rush- toward a ren
dezvous with the Mississippi Ri
ver. Dr. Fore II S pea Its
Here Tonight At 8
Dr. George W. Forell, educa
tional secretary of the division of
student service. National Luth
eran Council, will speak on, "In
Education: What Is Truth?" to
night in Gerrard Hall at 8 o'clock.
Born in Germany, Dr. Forell
studied at the University of Vien
na and completed graduate work
at Princeton University and Un
ion Seminary. ; . . ,
The l?t chance for students
to participate in the i social sci
ence survey being taken at the
University will be today . and
tomorrow. Chancellor Robert
House said yesterday.
He asked all students who
have not filled out their ques
tionnaires to come to Room 305 .
Alumni Building : between 9
a.m. and 5 p.m. either today or
Ay ers. Writer
if Alma Mater
DTH A Weekly,
Ycsck A 'Hellion'
by Ruth Hincks
Back in town this weekend
seeing friends he hadn't ''seen in
50 years," was William Starr
Myers, who as a senior here wrote
"Hark the Sound," the Univer
sity's alma mater.
Myers wrote the school song
to fit the German tune "Amici"
for Glee Club Director Karl P.
Harrington, That was back in
1897. The same year he lso wrote
two other songs, "Only a Bow of.
Ribbon" and "Winning Run."
Both were presented at mid-winter
While at Carolina back when
The Daily Tar Heel was a weekly
and the Yackety Yack was the
"Hellian," Myers was athletic
editor of the newspaper and busi
ness manager of the yearbook.
He graduated in 1897.
Myers did graduate work in
history and political science at
Johns Hopkins University. Then
he studied under Woodrow Wil
son at Princeton and later took
over Wilson's classes there. After
46 years he retired.
Many of his old classmates
were at. the Library dedication
here last weekend which he at
tended, but he found himself the
oldest member present at the
Beta Theta Pi centennial celebra
tion also held over the weekehd.
, A former dean of the English
department and a new professor
of mathematical statistics here
yesterday were named as recip
ients of Guggenheim fellowships.
They are Dr. George R. Cof f
man, who retired .from the fac
ulty last summer, , and Dr. Her
bert Ellis Robbins.
On Visit - ere
'Have Women Let Us Down?'
by Doenie Schoeppe
""The thing that depresses
me is the 'fairytale economics'
in which the girls of today
live. .- ... - f
"The average college wo
man has a vision of a husband
and family which, I think is
very admirable. But she has
no idea about taxes and the
income it takes to; support a
family. She knows nothing
about the dollar."
' Dr. Howard Mumford Jones,
author of the recent article,
"Have College Women Let-Us
Down?" talked freely in an
interview. The former UNC
Engl ish professor was ; her e
ovr the weekend, for the ded
ication of i the I Library addi-,
tion: :) Y ' i - I1"'
;?Aridther ithl4g tfcat puzzles
me," he continued, "is the way
i EP's .Win Debate
Awards Will Be Presented At Banquet;
Annual Affair Entered By Seven Teams
Tau Epsilon Phi Fraternity won
the second annual Intramural de
bate tournament yesterday over
a field of ' six other teams. Carl
Lowthrop, a freshman from' Dur
ham, won the best speaker's
The team and speaker awards
will be presented by Dean E. L.
Mackie at the Debate Council's
banquet early next month at the
Carolina Inn. The council spon
sored yesterday's debates.
Judges for the competition
were Jaffe, Bruce Marger, , Ken
Myers, Bob Clampitt and Lacy
The topic debated was Resolv-
Here May 24
Plans for the celebration of the
10th anniversary of the Navy Pre
Flight school here, which trained
some 20,000 men during World
War II. were released yesterday
by Oliver K. Cornwell, general
The anniversary wilL be spon
sored by the University and the
Chapel Hill Merchants associa
tion. The affair is scheduled the
weekend of May 24. ;
Invitations have ' been sent to
men and officers who attended the
school as well as a number of
special guests. 1
Commodore O. O. Kessing who
n o w 1 i ve s here and who
commanded the school at its
opening in May, 1942, yesterday
said efforts are being made to
have Arthur Godfrey attend the
anniversary. Godfrey broadcast
the commissioning exercises, in
1942.' ' :-:
women are continually con
tent with subordinate posi-
tions. Look at the school sys-; '.
tern, for example. The teach
ers are mostly women but the
principals - and executives, the'
board members are almost al
"What about the women
who crusaded for rights? ;
Where did the conviction in
militative feminism die out?" ;
This lack of a "sense of dedi
cation is quite puzzling to Dr.
J ones and he discussed it in
his article in Mademoiselle
. When, asked -if his impres
sion of college women was
l gained while he was at Caro
. Una, he said, I "definitely not,"
but that the article was based x j
'entirely on a survey made by
ed: That the Federal Government
Should Adopt . Fair Employment
Practices (FEPC) Legislation. The
rounds were in progress for three
days, Thursday, Friday, and yes
terday. The TEP's and . the Philan
thropic Assembly tied for first
place on the basis of rounds won,
however, the TEP's came out
ahead on points, 1,564 to 1,430.
Executive Secretary Dick Jaffe
of the Debate Council last night
said, "The council wishes at this
time to thank every person who
debated and it is their greatest
desire that the University next
year will have these people come
out for the varsity teams."
The Council's , officers for the
coming year are President Bruce
Marger and Jaffe.
Round-by-round results follow
with the winner and the top num
ber of points listed: Round I: Phi
aff. vs Everett neg., Everett
1,716; TEP aff. vs Di neg., TEP
1,760; Everett aff. vs Di neg., Phi
Round II: Everett aff. vs Di
neg., Everett 845; TEP"" af f . vs
Phi neg., TEP 1,743; Di aff. vs
Everett neg., Everett 1,830.
Round III: Di aff. vs Phi neg..
Phi 1,733; Phi aff. vs Di neg.r
Phi 1,370; TEP aff. vs Everett,
Round IV: Di aff. vs Di neg.,
Di neg. 1,614; Phi aff. vs Phi
neg.. Phi neg. 1,315; Everett aff.
vs Everett rieg Everett aff.
1,300.' ' ; .,'..;" "
The team : members were Phi
aff., Dick Iobst and Don Sherry;
Phi neg., Fred Crawford and
Cathy Holmes; Everett aff., Ed
Smith and Don Harris; Everett
neg., Hugh Ross and Alva Stuart;
Di aff., Carl Lowthrop and Gerry
Parker; Di neg., Bob Clinafi and
Bill Walker, and TEP aff., Al
Le vine and Bill Zuckerman.
about 55 colleges in the nation.
jDr; Jones believes the atti
tude of college men to be quite
different as most of them have
specific jobs in mind and have
aligned their college careers
"As to interest in causes and
. crusades, ; however, college
students in general seem
frightened.. Political interest
groups such as Young Repub-
lican Clubs have disappeared
from the college campus. Very
few young mem have sensible
programs for the future. Of
course the draft has a lot to
do with this."
In regard to the response to
his article on . college .women;
Dr. Jones said- the younger -generation
disagreed with his
views. "However, they have
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Josephina Niggli leaves today
for Hollywood to begin work on
another Mexican movie for Metro-Gold
wyn -May er.
' Shooting of "Mexican Village"
is waiting for the rainy season in
Mexico some time in June, Miss
Niggli said yesterday. This movie,
taken from her novel of the same
name, will star Tyrone Power.
Miss Niggli was in Hollywood
last year from June until Decern-
wviiuift uii , me script lor
She said she "hopes to be home
by Christmas this time." The new
Mexican movie has not yet been
titled but Recardo Montaban, Fer
nando Lamas, Ava Gardner, and
Cyd Charise will play in it. -"There
are flowers all ; year
round in Hollywood, but spring in
Chapel Hill is so wonderful I
- The photographs of 10 hideous
mortals will be posted in the Y
court today for the final voting
in the Theta Chi fraternity "Ugli
est Man on Campus", contest. s
The contest is being held this
year in connection-with the Uni
versity Carnival, slated for . Sat
urday. ,( . -. .
Votes' Will hf n nonnv aniora
The polls will ; close Friday at
noon. The name of the victor will
be announced Saturday at the
There will be an organization
al meeting of the Publications
Board al 4 o'clock this after- ';
noon in the Grail Room of Gra-i :
Chairman Frank Allslon yes
terday asked all members of
both the old and new boards ' '
to be present for the meeting.
Topping the agenda will be
the important question of a
standard vs. a tabloid size Daily 1
Tar Heel. The new board will
decide this question which was
postponed at last week's meet-
Officers for "the coining year
dlso will bs chcsn.