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The official student publication of the Publications Board of the University
of North Carolina. Chapel Hill, where it is published dally, except Monday,
examination and vacation ptriods. and during the official summer terms.
Entered as second class matter at the post office in Chapel H1U. N. C.. under
the act of March 3. 1879. Subscription rates mailed $4 per year. $1.50 per
quarter: delivered, $6 and $2.25 per quarter.
Editor
Managing Editor
Managing Editor Emeritus
Business Manager
Sports Editor
Adv. Mgr.
Assoc. Ed.
Assoc. Ed.
Sub. Mgr.
.Wallace Prldgen
Bev Baylor
..Sue Burress
..Carolyn Reichard
Night Editor for this issue: Rolfe Neill
Abominable
A student-faculty Campus Stores Committee was estab
lished by the May meeting of the Board of Trustees to act
in an advisory capacity to the Assistant Controller-Business
Manager. '
In plain language, this means that students are now in
vited to voice their criticism of the Book Exchange operations
before a panel whose membership includes three student rep
resentatives. The Daily Tar Heel has at least one edifying
proposal which should merit the attention of this committee
at its first hearing. . . ,
For years we have been lining up outside the state dook
store in the basement of Steele Dormitory, paying seemingly
exhorbitant prices for textbooks, and using them for only
three months. Then, when final exams are over and the
weighty volumns have outlived their practicality, we take
them back to the Book-X to try to reclaim part of our original
investment. If we're lucky, we are offered exactly half the
price we paid provided the book is in good condition and
all penciled notations have been neatly erased. Often the
clerk decides he is overstocked with your particular textbook
,and recommends you bring it back next quarter or the quar
ter after or let it go at a sacrifice for fifty cents or twenty
five cents.
We believe the Book Exchange, as an arm of the Universi
ty, should take all steps consonant with sound business prac
tices toward lessening the cost of books to the individual
student. Our quarrel at this time does not concern itself with
the high original cost of the books nor even with the cancel
lation of the rebate system. These are matters which the student-faculty
committee is expected to delve into and emerge
with documentation either supporting or contradicting the
existing policy. We do contend that a student should be guar
anteed a reasonable return on any book regardless of the
number already collecting dust on Book-X shelves, and not
be forced to "wait for an opening" or sacrifice it at a fraction
of what he paid ninety days before.
The present policy of "We don't need that one sorry
tough luck" aggravates everybody, suggests that the Boox-X
is not oriented toward serving the best interests of the student-body,
and discriminates against those students taking
uncommon or "off-brand" courses such as country journal
ism, obscure political science courses, Russian, and Portu
guese. We fail to see how a system whereby students would auto
matically receive a pre-stipulated return on his books at the
end of the quarter could seriously hamper the long range
program of the Book-X. Most textbooks are redeemed sooner
or later and the state is in better position to assume the delay
than the student. Why should we be stuck with a six dollar
geography tome because the" Book Exchange happens to be
overstocked at the moment?
The supply and demand mechanism, however valid in the
outside world of . free enterprise, should not be allowed to
function to the direct detriment of the student body.
We trust that Thad Eure, Ed Singleton, and Al Bryant, the
three students appointed by President Ham Horton to serve
on the committee, will exert maximum effort to see that this
and other suggested improvements are accorded keenest
evaluation by the advisory committee. We expect our rep
resentatives to take the initiative in seeking to bring the poli
cies of the Book Exchange into closer harmony with the wel
fare of the student community.
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Tar Heel
Saturday October 4, 1952
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ROLFE NEILL
..Tt. CHUCK HAUSER
. JIM SCHENCK
. BIFF ROBERTS
News Ed.
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Jerry Reese -
In Our
Churches
BAPTIST: Sunday, 9:45 a.m.:
student Bible class taught by
Dr. P. H. Epps and young mar
ried couples' class taught by Dr.
Carl Brown; 11 a.m.: worship
with sermon and Holy Com
munion, "Only Your Best is
Good Enough," by the Rev. S.
T. Habel; 6 p.m.: BSU supper
and program on "Christian
Faith and Life's Decisions" by
Chancellor R. B. House.
CATHOLIC: Sunday, 8 a.m.
and 9:30 a.m.: Mass in Gerrard
Hall.
CHRISTIAN SCIENCE: Sun
day, 11 a.m.: services in the Lec
ture room of New West.
CONGREGATIONAL-CHRISTIAN:
Sunday, 10 a.m.: student
Bible group led by Dr. George
Nicholson; 11 a.m.: morning
worship and Holy Communion;
6X p.m.: student supper discus
sion with officer election.
EPISCOPAL: Sunday, 8 a.m.:
Holy Communion; 9:30 a.m.: stu
dent Bible' discussion group; 11
a.m.: Communion and "The
Christian and the World," by
the Rev. L. B. Sherman; 6 p.m.:
Canterbury club supper and
program on "The Return to Or
thodoxy" by the Rev. B. J. Tur
ner; 8 p.m.: evening prayer.
QUAKERS: Sunday 11 a.m.:
service in the Grail Room of
Graham Memorial.
JEWISH: Friday, 7:30 p.m.:
Weekly service at the HiUel
House.
LUTHERAN: Sunday, 9:45
a.m.: church school; 11 a.m.:
Communion and worship serv
ice, "The Communing Church"
by Dr. W. T. Nau of Davidson
College.
METHODIST: Sunday, 9:45
a.m.: breakfast Bible class; 11
a.m.: morning worship service
and communion; 6 p.m.: Wesley
foundation supper meeting.
PRESBYTERIAN: Sunday,
9:45: Holy Communion; 11 a.m.:
morning worship with Dr. T. D.
Schafer; 6 p.m.: student group
with Claude Shotts on "Chris
tianity and War."
Mamie Eisenhower is a blue
eyed brunette, about five feet,
four inches . in height. She
dresses simply in dark, basic
clothes and has distinctive tastes
in the selection of hats.
The famous bangs have been
hers for many years and she
has refused to change her hair
style.
Mamie's well-known char
acteristic lies in being herself.
A warm, friendly smile is a
sort of trade mark. She was
"herself" in France, where liv
ing in a French villa assigned to
the General, she planted sweet
corn in the garden so that Ike
could enjoy corn-on-the-cob.
Her friends say, "Mamie
hasn't changed over the years.
You always know that when
you meet her again she will be
the same."
The only career she wants is
the role of homemaker, a part
she has played effectively for
many years under complex cir
cumstances. She says she has "kept house
in "everything but an igloo."
Prior to departing on her first
campaign train, Mrs. Eisenhower
set an Election Year example
for American women. She re
gistered. She can and will vote
on November 4.
"Being registered for voting
is a citizen's first duty," Mamie
said. "It's the half-way mark of
the 100 percent voter."
Mrs. Eisenhower wrote her
name on the rolls of the 49th
Election District of the 7th As
sembly District in the Central
Registration office of the New
York City Board of Elections.
She also applied for an absentee
ballot, in case she is not near
her own voting district on Elec
tion Day.
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"My! Hallowe'en's A Little Early This Year"
Express
Young Republicans
Editor:
Various petty campus politi
cians have recently printed their
attacks on Eisenhower in your
paper, and I have said nothing.
I will suffer in silence no longer,
however, for the "great smear"
attempt reached a new low with
the publication of one of the
most intolerant and false col
umns ever to appear in the Tar
Heel. I am referring to the Dem
ocratic propoganda on Wednes
day's editorial page under the
name of the Rt. Hon Albert
House.
First of all Mr. House blasted
the Republican National Con
vention for refusing to nomin
ate Taft as the GOP presiden
tial candidate. Mr. House knows
quite well that the big-wags in
control of the national party ma
chinery at that time favored Mr.
Taft. He also knows that the
rank-and-file members of the
party did not want Mr. Taft.
Using the typical Democratic
interpretation of such a situa
tion, he fails to understand why
Mr. .Taft was not nominated. The
only thing he can see is that the
' headmen wanted Taft: there
fore, Taft . should have been
nominated. ;
Since that did not happen, the
nomination' was "stolen from it?
''rightful" recipient and given to
the true choice of the Republican
party, Ike.
It is easy to understand why
Mr. House holds such a philoso
phy: I will cite the Democratic
Convention as an example.
The lay member of the Demo
cratic party wanted the Senator
from Tennessee, Estes Kefauver,
to be their standard bearer. Big
Burning
Editor:
In reference to Al House's ar
ticle, "On the House," in Wed
nesday's Daily Tar Heel, I would
like to add my two cents worth.
Mr. House's insinuation that the
Republican National Convention
did the wrong thing in seating
pro-Ike forces at the Chicago
convention is as far away from
: the truth as one can get. If he
had participated in precinct con
ventions where Ike had won a
clear-cut majority and had seen
those same delegates refused
seats, he too would have made
charges of a big steal. Actually,
the big steal was the big truth.
His other insinuation that the
13 million unemployed of 1931
all found jobs under the New
Deal is not true. We had major
unemployment until Pearl Har
bor, as the statistics will prove.
Furthermore, the threat of Com
' munism has not diminished just
CW
Yourself
city bosses, however, including
notorious Jake Arvey of Chicago,
had already "decided for the peo
ple" that Adlai Stevenson was to
be the nominee. It took all of con
vention week to educate the dele
gates, but the back-stage string
pulling succeeded.
So, the Democratic delegates
to Chicago merely ratified the
dictation of the party big
wheels; the Republican delegat
es to Chicago dictated the choice
of Ike.
As a result the old isolation
ist wingMs no longer in control
of the Republican party. The
victor, Ike, has not surrendered
to the vanquished, Taft. The
principle of throwing away a
hard - earned victory belongs
solely to the Democratic party.
A perfect example of this is
Truman's bungling of the peace
won on the battlefields of Eu
rope by troops under Ike's com
mand. The "Ike Surrender" theme,
however, is just one example of
the hypocrisy of the Democratic
party. You will remember that
Mr. House blasted the GOP for
failing to nominate Taft, yet in
the next paragraph Mr. House
attacked the GOP for consulting
Mr. Taft. What is this individ
ual trying to accomplish? I am
afraid I cannot answer that, but
I do know his method is the old
Democratic practice of trying to
talk out of both sides of the
mouth at the same time. He
doesn't accomplish anything but
does acquire a remarkable re
semblance to the Democratic
party symbol.
Curt. J. Ratledge
President.
Young Republicans
House
because we have less unemploy
ed. If Mr. House would stick to
the facts, and let people form
their own opinions, he would
have a much better article.
Frank Skrivanek
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Harry
NONPLUS
The Korean War is a. cruel,
bloody hoax.
Tens of thousands of Ameri
cans lie dead. More tens of
thousands of our men have had
their guts torn out, their limbs
shot off, their futures dimmed.
Wives, children, parents have
lost what cannot be replaced.
At a billion a month for over
two years, the cost of a minis
cule peninsula war in Asia has
been steadily draining U.S. re
sources. What has been won by the
deaths of those who populate
the silent graves?
A "cold war" with Russia?
But the entire Allied armed
might is held to a standstill by
a satellite of the enemy! Ameri
cans are dying at the front, but
Russians aren't. Shrewd Red
spokesmen have proved West
ern diplomats wistful dreamers
at the "truce" talks.
South Korea, which we pre
tended to be saving from the
Communists, has been devastat
ed. Realistic leaders of border
line nations in the East-West
conflict are hardly impressed by
naive Allied efforts. The Chin
ese Reds have doubled their air
force and their army while
building tremendous supply bas
es. Yet we dawdle as the earth
runs red and the enemy grows
stronger.
We must win the war or get
out, and we can't get out. Why
out. Why don't we bomb across
the Yalu, destroying the vast
bases and supply lines and in
dustrial targets? Why don't we
blockade the China coast? Why
is there no move to push the
land battle such as in amphibi
I spent quite some time this
summer traveling through New
England and in those travels I
came across some myths and
truths which might be shared
with you.
Speeding along the mile-a-minute
highways from New
York through Connecticut,
Rhode Island, Massachusetts and
New Hampshire the countryside
just screams of Robert Frost.
"Good fences make good neigh
bors" can hardly be understood
until you have seen the meadows
patterned with gray stone,
waist-high barriers the color of
Harvard boy's trousers.
One misty afternoon was
spent on a trip to Newport. This
was a typical playing field of
"The Great Gatsby" and Scott
Fitzgerald would probably do a
double-take at' seeing the lush
lands changed from the 20's
about which he wrote.
The homes are the ultimate in
beauty and wealth, but many of
the pink palasos and white mar
ble spires-to-plenty are closed
down and boarded up because
of taxes. Many of the estates
can be bought for a song plus
tax. O'Leary, a seventy-two-year
old policeman who had protected
Newport for thirty . years, re
called with lament the party
days and social life of some
years past. One Newport resi
dent owned a tremendous estate
(Regularly $1.00)
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Snook
ous landings to the north of the
front, hitting the Reds where
they are least prepared?
Why don't we stop the profit
less slaughter and maiming of
our youth? If they must die, let
it be to advantage!
Fear of Russia and fear of an
tagonizing the mainland Chin
ese have paralyzed the West.
Not only in action, but also in
thinking. Russia needs no addi
tional provocation for launch
ing World War III she'll open
the big struggle when she's rea
dy and she's too smart to be
tricked into it prematurely. And
the Chinese are putting every
thing they have into the Korea
fight despite an acute moral
problem at home.
If the Communists want an
armistice, more Allied pressure
will expedite settlement of
terms. If the Communists are
just biding time to strengthen
their position, the present waste
of Allied manpower and materi
al plays right into their hands.
The Reds are masters of talk
only force convinces them.
Here in the United States,
meanwhile, one may go for a
whole day without hearing ref
erence to the Korean War. But
many you students will go to
Korea on a one-way ticket.
Many more of you will return
maimed.
U.N. planes roar onward to
North Korean targets. Millions
of rounds of artillery shells
pound the Chinese Reds north
of the front. Infantrymen wield
rifles, bayonets, grenades in
bravery born of despair.
A single hilltop changes hands
seven times at terrible cost.
The war goes on.
on which he couldn't afford to
pay the taxes. This gent turned
over his home to the Catholic
church which made a school out
of it and he lived nearby in a
modest seven room house over
looking his former back yard.
I ankled in historical medita
tion from the Synogogue in
Newport (established 1658) over
the shaded lane upon which
Washington strode when walk
ing to the Toro Cemetary the
same burial ground which Long
fellow immortalized. I came
with much reverence to the
graves of those ancient people,
but was disturbed by the bel
lowing voice of girl with a sail
or who yelled to a friend two
blocks away "How'd the Yank
ees do today?" (They won that
day). Newport is a Navy town
today.
One hundred-fifty horsepower
hurdled us on a trip over the
famous Boston Post Road. That
was the path (now a highway)
which Paul Revere took warn
ing the middle-sex villages and
towns.
I came across a few quaint
customs too. At Brown Univer
sity in Providence there are two
large Spanish imported gates
which open only twice a year
once to let freshmen in and
again to let seniors out. The
surest way to get the boot from
" Brown is to mess with their gat-
es.
At Wellesley there is a beau
tifully symmetrical garden de
signed by a math professor
whose love was thwarted for a
president of Wellesley (the pres
idents there are always wo
men). It is said that if a Wel
lesley girl walks her beau
around the lake and this gar
den three times without a pro
posal she has a perfect right to
push him in the drink. The flaw
in this custom is that not enough
young men know the story and
often have their spirits damp
ened. When going with a Wel
lesley gal, remember men, that
third trip around the lake may
be your first up the river.
DONE
GOOD FO'YO'. DOC-
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