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VOLUME LXI NUMBER 12
CHAPEL HILL. N. C TUESDAY. OCTOBER 7. 1952
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BANKS T ALLEY
Banks C. Talley, assistant dean
of students at State College, will
speak at the 157th inauguration
of officer of the Dialectic Senate
tonight at 8 o'clock in Di Hall.
Talley is past president of the
Di and graduated in 1951.
Jim Maynard will be inaugur
ated as president for the fall quar
ter in the ceremonies. Ken Pene
gar is new president pro tempore;
Gerald Parker, critic; Charlotte
Davis, clerk; Carl Lowthorpe, ser
geant - at - arms; Bill Mudd, trea
surer and Ed Stevens, chaplain.
Officers for last quarter were
Ed Smith, president; Charlie Hug
gins, president pro tempore; Ken
Penegar, critic ; Gerald Parker,
clerk; Bill- Mudd, sergeant-at-.
The Dialectic Senate is the old
est student organization on cam
pus. Phi Will Hear
Tonight At 8
Vitimous T. Valentine, justice
of the State Supreme Court will
speak tonight at 8 o'clock at the
inaugural session of the Phi As
sembly on the fourth floor of
New East. His topic will be "The
Political Scene in North Caro
lina." Preceding the main speech,
the Assembly will install its of
ficers for the fall quarter and hear
the inaugural speech of the new
Officers to be installed are Fred
Crawford, speaker; Don Sherry,
speaker-pro-tem; Wade Mathews,
parliamentarian; Catherine Holm
es, critic; Stuart Jones, sergeant-at-arms;
Syd Shuford, treasurer
and Dick Yobst, clerk.
Tryouts will begin tomorrow
for the debate of FEPC.
Debate Council President Bruce
Marger said yesterday that the
next topic to be debated by the
council will be Resolved: That
the Congress of the United States
should enact a compulsory fair
employment practices law.
Those interested in participat
ing in the debate should meet in
the Grail Room of Graham Me
morial tomorrow and Thursday at
4 p.m. The five-minute speeches,
which are to be on all aspects of
FEPC, will be reviewed by the
Debate Council and a group of
Students got thanked yester
day. Don Hogg, circulation manag
er for The Daily Tar Heel, said
"thanks to those who waited
while we got our circulation
lists straightened out."
If you're still not getting a
Daily Tar Heel, phone 9-3361
and leave your complain! and
In Nash Hall
Wife To H ead
New Unit Here
The new Psychometric Labora
tory has opened at the University
with Dr. L. L. Thurstone, research
profesor of psychology, formerly
of the University of Chicago, as
The laboratory, a division of
the University's Psychology De
partment, is located in Nash Hall
which has been remodeled and
equipped for work on applications
of psychological measurement.
The research program of the
laboratory is being financed by
foundation grants, by contracts
with several branches of the fed
eral government, and by indus
Dr. Thurstone was Charles F.
Grey Distinguished Service Pro
fessor of Psychology of the Uni
versity of Chicago before coming
to Chapel Hill this falL He is a
past president of the American
A member of the Chicago fac
ulty for 28 years, he has gained
worldwide recognition in measur
ing the speed and precision of
mental processes. He has probably
done more than any other psy
chologist to make tests for apti
tudes and personality precise and
measurable. With his wife, Dr.
Thelma Gwyn Thurstone, his vol
untary assistant in various psy
chological researches, he was for
many years author of the intel
ligence tests of the" American
Council on Education, given to
thousands of entering students at
scores of American colleges each
Dr. Thurstone will continue his
research along these lines at the
University. He and Mrs. Thurs
tone may be expected to provide
many of the answers to employers
in selection of workers and to
students in the choice of courses
looking toward professions or
Mrs. Thurstone, a psychologist
of distinction in her own right and
for several years director of the
Division of Child Study of the
Chicago Board of Education, will
be associated with him in the
work. A member of the School
of Education staff here, she will
be available to help local school
systems in research projects
growing out of local situations.
Plans have been made by the
new faculty members,' Dr. Doro
thy Adkins, chairman of the Uni
versity's Psychology Department,
and Dean Guy B. Phillips of the
School of Education, for develop
ing expanded training programs
in quantitative methods for psy
chology and education and in psy
chological services for the public
$50,000 Uronium Hot
Special to The Daily Tar Hem.
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah
There are two reasons that the
United States flaunts only 16 com
pleted atomic reactors. One is be
cause the government cannot
spare precious uranium for
would-be private experiments.
The other is because the reac
tors themselves are so infernally
expensive to construct and install.
Two years ago, however, North
Carolina State College broke
through the first barrier. With
$300,000 building capital and a
supply of uranium salts fuel loan
ed by the Atomic Energy Com
mission with its blessing, the col
lege began work on the world's
first privately owned and operat-
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SHE PULLED the judges
eyes over the wool and went
off with the title, "Miss Sweat
er Girl, 1952." She's Jeanne Da
vis, a 22-year-old from Opp,
Ala. Jeanne, one among 500 en
trants, seems to have made her
point rather welL
Phin Horton of Winston-Salem
yesterday was - named attorney
general for the campus. He re
places Allen Tate who graduated,
by Tate in his letter of resigna
tion. President Ham Horton made the
appointment and said the new at
torney general was recommended
Horton, a pre-law student, is a
member of the Interfraternity
Court and the Interfraternity
Council. He is past treasurer of
the Phi Assembly and a member
of the Student Legislature Fin
The student body president
said, "Phinn is the most capable
and qualified person for the job."
Opportunities for Carolina stu
dents to travel at low costs in
foreign countries will be describ
ed by Leon Marion tonight at the
YMCA World Understanding Sup
per Forum in the second floor din
ing room of Lenoir Hall.
The topic is "World Understand
ing Through World Travel."
Marion served as a member of
the orientation staff for a student
ship to Europe last summer spon
sored by the Council of Student
The YMCA World Relatedness
Commission sponsoring the forum,
asked students to go through the
cafeteria line by 5:30.
Build Atomic Reactor
'Nuclear Tech' Class
tackle design problems and tackle
ed atomic pile, and expects to
complete it by. next summer.
Last week, the University of
Utah announced that it had over
come the second obstacle. Utah,
too received AEC permision to
buil,d a collegiate reactor.
But its baby would require no
third of a million dollars to build
and install. Instead it would cost
a piddling $50,000 no more than
the price of constructing a good
To cut construction costs, chief
planner Lyle B. Borst decided to
recruit brains and labor from the
campus itself. Graduate students
electing his uniquely practical
"Nuclear Technology" course will
Spivalz s '
Charlie Spivak, the man who
furnished music for Raleigh's re
cent Debutante Ball will bring his
orchestra here on November 7 for
the Fall Germans.
The group will give a concert
in Memorial Hall in the after
noon and play for the Woollen
Gym dance later that evening.
"With the Virginia game the
next day, plus the fact that it's
also Homecoming day, this should
give us the biggest and best week
end of the quarter," German Club
President Bryant Hair said yester
day in announcing the event.
Spivak, whose publicity terms
him as playing the "sweetest
trumpet in the world", is one of
the few name bandleaders who
Grants For TV
May Be Made
The University Communications
Center may soon receive funds to
enable it to expand its present fa
cilities. It is now under considera
tion as a key station for the "pro
duction programs designed to dis
seminate liberal education among
The Communications Center
was visited yesterday by Mrs. Ann
Spinney .executive associate of the
Fund For Adult Education. The
fund was established in April,
1951, by the Ford Foundation as
a medium for studying the extent
of present liberal education in
the United States.
The Ford Foundation this sum
mer appropriated about $5,000
000 to the fund. This money is
being used to enlarge on the ac
tivity already underway. Mrs.
Spinney said the fund carries on
most of its work and research
through other institutions.
Should Carolina be selected as
one of the key stations sites, the
Communications Center will re
ceive finances which it may use
to - buy the capital equipment
needed in the production of the
Sophomores have only today
and tomorrow left in which to
be snapped for the 1S53 Yack
While shirts, lies and coats
for the boys and white blouses
for the girls are proper photo
making dress. The pictures are'
being taken in the basement of
Graham Memorial. There is no
the actual construction itself. It
will be part of a year-long class
To physicists and ambitious ed
ucators alike, the university's
schemes seemed a triumph of hu
man ingenuity over the facts of
Like its North Carolina relative,
the Utah reactor will be a small
water-boiler model fashioned af
ter the $25,000,000 installation at
But unlike North Carolina's, the
new "hot pot" will not steam
along in specially constructed
$2000,000 quarters. Instead it will
be embedded in a 15-by 10-foot
concrete shield and housed in an
abandoned campus movie house.
PITTSBURGH Secretary of
State Dean Acheson said yester
day there are signs Russia is
junking its policy of "pressure"
and "open aggression" in favor of
one aimed at dividing .the United,
States and its allies through "in
sidious . . . boring from within."
Speaking before the CIO Inter
national Electrical, Radio and
Machine Workers, Acheson de
clared there must not be the
"slightest relaxation" in the Allied
defense drive even though the
world would naturally "welcome"
any step by the Soviets that would
reduce the danger of hostility.
SEOUL United States Marines
and South Korean Allies were
forced back from two hills on the
western front after hours of de
termined attack, the Eighth Army
announced yesterday. In the air,
United Nations Sabre jets
damaged four Russian-made
MIG-15 jets in two dogfights.
PROVO, Utah President Tru
man snapped back at critics of
his administration's moral char
acter yesterday in a political ad
dress in the Brigham Young
University stadium. The Presi
dent said he was "confident that
history will bear me out". He
dubbed criticism by "cronies in
Washington" as "sheer poppy
cock' and politics." Truman de
clared, "I have done my best
these seven years, to keep the
quality of the federal service
high . . .".
SPOKANE Dwight D. Eisen
hower set out yesterday to con
vince the power conscious voters
of the Northwest that he and his
party will not destroy the federal
dams, power projects and con
servation developments of the last
20 years. Eisenhower's tour
through Washington state was
bent on nullifying the effects of
President Truman's recent
whistle-stop thrhough the same
MOSCOW Politburo member
George M. Malenkov charged yes
terday that a Hitlerite regime in
the United States is rushing the
West toward a new world war.
Keynoting the opening of the
19th Soviet Communist party
congress for the first time in the
place of Premier Joseph Stalin,
Malenkov said the Soviet Union
is "strengthening and will con
tinue to strengthen" its defenses
against the possibility of , an
American attack. He promised the
Soviets would not attack the
West, and advocated the "peace'
ful co-existence between capita'
J lism and communism."
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can do equally well for a concert
or dance, Hair said.
The bandleader, who first stud
ied trumpet at New Haven's Hill
House School, played with several
top bands before being signed by
Ray Noble and the late- Glenn Mil
ler. It was Miller who eight years
ago encouraged him to form his
own band. He has been a top
drawing card ever since.
Notches in Spivak's musical
belt are 20th Century Fox's "Pin
Up Girl," "Follow The Boys" for
Universal and a flock of box-office
records created at the Para
mount in New York, the Hotel
Statler in New York, the Palla
dium in Hollywood and other top
Tryouts for 'The Pink Circus,"
the first experimental produc
tion of the Playmakers' new
season, .will, be held in the
Playmakers Theater tomorrow
at 4 p jn. The informal auditions
are open to all.
"The Pink Circus" was writ
ten by Gonzalo Estrada, a grad
uate student in the Department
of Dramatic Art. Estrada de
scribes his play as "the story of
a boy who, with manhood with
in his grasp, fell short and fail
ed." The setting of this drama of
matricide is in a Mexican labor
camp in the California desert.
It requires a cast of six men
and five women, with boys and
girls of the camp. For those in
terested in reading the script
in advance, copies will be avail
able in the reserve reading room
of the library.
"The Pink Circus", under the
direction of John Clayton, will
be presented on the evenings
of October 30 and 31.
To Head CPU
Robert Pace was elected chair
man of the Carolina Political Un
ion at its meeting Sunday night.
Mrs. Fred Thompson was elect
ed secretary of CPU. Fred Craw
ford is vice chairman and Don
Sherry is treasurer.
Pace, youngest justice of the
peace in North Carolina, is from
Morrisville. He is a member of
the YDC and is vice chairman of
the Carolina Forum.
"The Essence of Democracy"
will be discussed at the CPU
meeting next Sunday night in the
Grail Room of Graham Memorial.
Meets at Y Tonight
The Dorm Discussions Commit
tee, which plans to co-ordinate
discussions in individual dorms
this year, has slated its kickoff
meeting in the YMCA at 7:30 p.m.
Anyone wishing to work with
Dorm Discussions in his individ
ual dorm, or with the program as
a whole is asked to attend the
meeting or contact Chairman Bill
Brown pointed out that the
purpose of the discussions is to
develop leadership through participation.
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Planned For Behind
By Bob Slough
The big new $850,000 Wil
liam H. Ackland Memorial
Art building moved a step
closer to completion yesterday
This new development came
after Controller William D.
Carmichael Jr. suggested to
Chancellor Robert B. House that
plans for the proposed art mus
eum be accelerated.
The University was designated
as the site for the art building in
1948 when the United States Cir
cuit Court of Appeals reversed an
earlier decision of the lower
courts to give the $1,500,000 Ack
land bequest to Rollins College
Originally drawn up in 1938,
the will left the money to Duke
University, but the bequest was
subsequently refused. An earlier
will designated that the money
be left to either Duke University,
the University of North Carolina
or Rollins College.
The money was invested in
1948 and has been drawing inter
est since that time.
"It seems to me we should im
mediately reach some decision as
to the exact size and location of
this building together with a de
termination of the size and loca
tion of the future Playmakers'
Theatre," Carmichael said in a
memorandum to the Building
"It now looks as though $850,
000 to $900,000 will be available
for the Ackland Building," Car
michael said. "The remaining
funds, under the terms of Mr.
Ackland's will remains in trust."
These funds will be expanded
for art purchases and teaching ac
tivities calculated to broaden the
understanding and appreciation
of the fine arts throughout this
section of the country, he added.
Site for the proposed building
probably will be on Columbia St.
behind the Carolina Theatre. The
Playmakers' Theatre will be lo
Gray Will Direct
Gordon Gray, president of the
Consolidated University, has ac
cepted appointment as state
chairman of the 1952 Crusade for
Freedom campaign in North Car
As state chairman for 1952,
Gray will direct the Crusade drive
to seek the moral and financial
support of thousands more Tar
Heels to expand the activities of
Radio Free Europe.
The 1952 campaign will take
place from November 11 to Dec
ember 15. It will also support Ra
dio Free Asia, as well as give
Americans the chance to person
ally participate in the struggle
against Communism by enabling
them to send "Freedom-gram"
messages behind the Iron Curtain.
Freshmen who plan to go
through rushing should pick up
their invitations at Gerrard
Hall tomorrow from 9 a.m. to
4 p.m.7 Thursday from 9 a.m.
to noon, and Friday from 10
a.m. io noon.
Rushing will start Sunday
and continue through Thursday.