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Counter - Action
Via 7-Point Plan
By Louis Kraar
The first group ot students
to hear that they would have
to attend Saturday classes
next fall raised their voices in
President Ham Horton ap
peared before the mass meet
ing of nominees of both parties
Last night in Gerrard Hall and
read the Executive Committee's
decision. He asked students in
terested in "aiding this long, hard
fight" to remain after the meet
ing. Most remained and sounded
off loudly against the move.
The men on the Executive
Committee are powerful men.
They have shown their utter con
tempt. They have shown it by ig
noring the students and faculty
of this University," said Horton.
He said no student of - faculty
member was at the meeting of
the executive committee.
Boo's and surprised gasps greet
ed the first announcement of the
move. But as the meeting pro
gressed, students talked in more
rational terms. Hand after nana
went up to volunteer to sit at
desks in Lenoir Hall and the YM
CA to gather petitions. Other pos
sible moves to gather student
opinion were discussed.
The nominees passed a resolu
tion to fight th,e proposal of Sat
urday classes and other campus
organizations followed suit in a
wave of support that appeared to
be growing by the meeting.
Horton, speaking in terse, seri
ous tones, outlined a possible pro
gram of attack. The program was
discussed and accepted by the
The program was: 1. All stu
dents sign petitions starting to
day. 2. All students write homt
and tell parents of move that
would not allow them to come
home weekends 3. The case
against Saturday classes is to.be
printed up and widely distributed
4. Faculty opinion is to be gath
ered 5. A mass meeting of stu
dents protesting Saturday classes
is to be held Thursday afternoon
at 3 o'clock 6. Individual protests
would be made to the Visiting
Committee of the Board of Trus
tees this Friday and 7. Students
who work on Saturday 'make spe
Other organizations that join
ed in the move protesting Satur
day classes were the Student par
ty. IFC, University Party and
Joel Fleishman (SP) stated,
"The idea of Saturday classes is
repulsive to the liberal and pro
gressive theories of education
which the University has exem
plified since its inception.
Candidates who missed the
compulsory meeting last night
in Gerrard Hall must submit
excuse lo the Elections
Board within 48 hours after
the meeting or be disqualified
"m running in the fall elec
tions. Excuses can be turned in to
Jerry Cook ai 26 Sleele Dormi
tory, the Sigma Chi House or
student goTernmenl office
Graham Memorial or to any
eniber of the Elections
At Best, Only "Question
By Tom Parramore
Physicists here are in agree
ment that the United States
may have set off a hydrogen
bomb during recent experi
ments in the Pacific
A survey conducted yesterday
at Phillips Hall posed the quas
tion, "Do you thing that a hy
drogen bomb has been deton
ated by the United States?"
The query stemmed from an
'eyewitness' account in the Los
Angeles Examiner on Saturday.
Dr. M. S. Davis' answer to this
was, "According to what I read
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PRESIDENT-ELECT DWIGHT Eisenhower is doing the things
he dreamed of doing all through his rugged campaign throughout
the nation. He's loafing and playing in the relaxing atmosphere
of the Augusta National Golf Club, in Augusta, Ga where he and
his fanv'Y are taking a 10-day rest. He is shown checking his score
ird with Ed Dudley, after one of his first post-election golf games.
Valkyrie Sing Slated
For Winter This Year
-r-i- fircf timp in its history
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ihe Valkyrie Sing will .be held
this year in winter quarter.
The annual cumFWMUU
-lated for Feb. 24. Chairman Tish
-oley said yesterday. Explaining
he shift from the traditional
Spring 'date, Miss Coley said,
"Spring quarter is filled with ac
tivities for entertainment while
winter quarter seems a little shy
on these functions" She said that
organizations which had entered
the contest before had recom
mended that the date be moved
Entry deadline has been set
for Dec 7. Themes and music
must be turned in by that date
Trophies will be awarded to
winners in five divisions: soror
y fraternity, women's dorm,
Sn's dorm and special clubs. In
Judging, three points will be
SvtaS for originality, three points
for presentation and four points
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for costume. fce
at dress rehearsal.
Mum Practice t-. J
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are not incwu-
Performance time for each
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in the papers, it seems reason
able to assume that the H-bomb
has been set off."
Dr. J. W. Straley said, "It's
just a matter of time. It is well
known that the H-bomb is feas
ible. It wouldn't make much
difference whether it has hap
yet or not. It do believe we will
have developed the bomb with
in a year if we have not al
ready developed it."
Dr. E. D. Palmatier would go
no further than "If it's true it
certainly comes as a surprise."
Asked his opinion, Dr. W. A.
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6. Students participating in
any way must be active mem
bers of the organization. There
can be no outside help.
7. Soloists are allowed, but they
must have a choral background.
8. The group may move about
during the act and hand props
may be used.
Plans for the annual tapping
of the Order of the Golden Fleece
will be announced later. Previous
ly, the Fleece has held its spring
tapping in conjunction with the
To Be Discussed
The Security Council will be
discussed today when the United
Nations committee meets at 1
p.m. in the second floor dining
room of Lenoir Hall.
The main function of this new
ly organized group is to familiar
ize students with the United Na
tions, Susan Fink said yesterday.
Interested students are invited to
fattend the luncheon meeting to
day. Fulbright Scholar John
Faust will lead the discussion on
the Security Council.
Di To Discuss Bill
A resolution in support of the
"cloistered life" will be debated
tonight by the Dialectic Senate at
8 o'clock in the Di Hall in New
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Bowers replied, "If the letter
quoted in the newspapers is re
liable, it seems reasonable that
such a bomb has been set off,
since the mushroom cloud and
the fireball described seem to
be much greater than the ordi
nary A-bomb." Dr. Bowers once
worked at Los Alamos-
Dr. Merzbacher"s opinion was,
"From the description of the
eyewitness it sounds rather
plausible. I think it is possible
that an H-bomb has been ex
ploded." it Mi-Mir'
may no longer require colored
passengers to travel in separate
"Jim Crow" coaches as a result of
Supreme Court action yesterday.
The high bench rejected an ap
peal from the lower court ruling
that separation of white and col
ored passengers is an unconstitu
tinal burden on interstate com
merce. The issue was appealed by
the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad.
The court acted in a brief order,
with no opinion.
UNITED NATIONS, N. Y. -Russia's
Andrei Y. Vishinsky yes
terday demanded the appoint
ment of an 11 -nation commission
by the United Nations to super
vise the repatriation of all pris
oners of war. Vishinsky declared
that the Korean war is a "mili
tary fiasco" for the United States.
Speaking in the United Nations"
main political committee, Vishin
sky accused. Secretary of State
Dean Acheson, and Western
spokesmen supporting him, of ig
noring facts and directing atten
tion to only one issue in the truce
talks the voluntary repatriation
of war prisoners.
PITTSBURGH The body of
CIO President Philip Murray was
flown yesterday toward Pitts
burgh, where union leaders gath
ered to pay final tribute to one oi
the labor movement's most pow
erful figures. Murray, 66, died
Sunday of a heart ailment in the
Mark Hopkins Hotel atop San
Francisco's Nob Hill. He had beei.
ill for more than a year but only
last Tuesday joked about a rumoi
that he had died.
AUGUSTA Ga. Sen. Henry
Cabot Lodge of Massachusetts and
Joseph M. Dodge, a Detroit bank
er, took over yesterday the pre
liminary details of easing the
Truman administration out . of
Washington and replacing it with
that of Dwight D. Eisenhower.
President - elect Eisenhower
named the two men Sunday-
Lodge as his chief liaison man
with the outgoing administration
and Dodge as his personal envoy
to confer with budget officials.
SEOUL United Nations infan
trymen knocked 1,000 Commu
nists from important Anchor Hill
on the Korean eastern front yes
terday with a crippling bayonet,
grenade and rifle butt charge that
carried to the banks of the icy
Nam River. Allied soldiers recap
tured the hill, northernmost U.N
position in North Korea, after
I losing it to North Korean Reds in
la sudden shift of action from the
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Earl Bunting, managing direc
tor of the National Association of
Manufacturers, will address the
Faculty Club at a luncheon meet
ing today at 1 p.m.
The former president of the
O'Sullivan Rubber Company- will
address graduate students of the
School of Education at 2:30 today
and at 4: 15 will address a sem
inar in the School of Business Ad
Bunting will also speak to busi
ness administration students to
night at 8 o'clock in the Faculty
Lounge of the Morehead Build
ing. The talk is sponsored by the
School of Business Administra
tion and local chapters of Delta
Sigma Pi and Alpha Kappa Psi,
professional business fraternities.
The Polic Department yesterday
still was investigating the stab
bing of a 15-year-old Chapel Hill
high school youth.
James Charles Blake was stab
bed Thursday night in front of
Morehead Planetarium at 8:15.
Blake received three wounds, one
in the back, neck and side, po
Police Capt. William Blake said
young Blake (distant cousin) with
five companions, was walking
along the sidewalk in front of the
Planetarium when he met three
Neither group would yield the
right of way and one of the three
knocked Blake to the ground.
He then fell upon Blake and stab
bed him before the other boys
could help him.
The Chapel Hill Police Depart
ment yesterday had no clues to
the stabbing except that the boys
"appeared to be of scout age."
It was at first believed that one
of the 500 scouts might be involv
ed "but the Explorers were attend
ing a meeting in Hill Hall at the
time and all were accounted for
by their scout masters.
"There is a possibility that one
of the boys with Blake can identi
fy the person," Captain Blake
said. "He was of scout age and
may have had on part of a scout
When asked if there was a pos
sibility that University students
were involved, Captain Blake
said, "I don't think so. From the
description the boys gave us, the
three appeared to be about the
age of sophomores in high school.
By Holfe NeUl
Saturday classes prooauiy Dy September are the ulti
mate result of a resolution passed yesterday by the Univer
sity Trustees' Executive Committee.
The committee passed the resolution by a majority even
after two top academic officials reported that a recent in
quiry at UNC indicated the predominant sentiment among
faculty, students and administrative officers was against any
change. Consolidated President Gordon Gray and Chancellor
Robert B. House spoke for the University.
The resolution does not specify a date for the institution
of Saturday classes, but directs the Administration to present
at the next committee meeting or at a called meeting a rec
ommended plan for use of Saturday morning time.
Officials here speculated it would be at least September
before the plan could be effected because of the multiplicity
of changes involved.
The committee's resolution said it favored the principle
of Saturday classes -for undergraduates as well as graduate
and professional students at each of the three institutions of
the University. Carolina now has Saturday classes for law,
medical and public health students. Both Woman's College
and State College, the Consolidated University's other branch
es, have Saturday classes for all students.
Carolina could be expected to maintain its quarter system
under a six-day plan, UNC officials explained, just add an
extra half day of class each week.
It was not reported who introduced the resolution, but it
is known that Trustee Victor Bryant Sr. of Durham has been
one of the leading protaganists of six day classes here. When
contacted by The Daily Tar Heel by phone at his home last
Petitions will be in the Y Court every day until noon for
students to sign protesting Saturday classes. There has
been no provision made for those in favor of them.
night, Bryant said he thought
to comment on an action by the
When Chancellor House was asked to comment, he said:
I have no comment now. I must wait until I contact my fac
ulty and others affected."
The full Board of Trustees
Executive Committee with a
an area as the Saturday class resolution, the committee is em
powered to act on its own and is not subject to board approval.
It must, as a matter of form, submit to the board a report of
all its activities.
Student Body President Ham Horton said when told of the
Saturday class action:
"We are stunned to hear the summary decision of the Ex
ecutive Committee, a decision made without warning or con
sultation of faculty and students and in direct controvention
to the decision made by the Trustees only recently.
"Student government is opposed to the Executive Com
mittee's decision. We can make no further comment at this
The Executive Committee met in Raleigh yesterday in the
office of Gov. Kerr Scott. Ironically, it was Governor Scott's
last meeting of the group of which he is chairman ex-officio.
The committee meets regularly four times yearly in Feb
ruary, May, September and November.
The issue of Saturday classes, long a teaser for student
bristle-raising, was dead for
last spring. However, it was put off by the Executive Com
mittee until September then carried over from that meeting
to yesterday's meeting.
Many Trustees have argued that students leave Chapel
Hill on the weekends to the neglect of their studies and cam
pus activities. The Carolina "mass exodus" was reported to
be a myth by a Dean of Woman's Office survey released last
May. The survey was conducted in dormitories, sororities
and fraternities to find out just why students go home on the
"Going home to rest" was given by both coeds and men
as the "most important" single reason for leaving Chapel Hill.
Men students rated "attending a football game" highest on
the list of out-of-town trips.
Both men and coeds again agreed studying ranked highest
in importance of the weekend activities at Chapel HilL Ath
letics, fraternity and University events were chosen next in
"The weekend seems to be a catching-up time with many
students dependent on the extra study time to pass. Extra
sleeping on each day and socializing a few hours each day
round out the weekend," the report asserted.
The report concluded "Our students do not leave the cam
pus each weekend en masse; our students need the weekend
for study and relaxing activities."
Square Dance Group
Holds Callers' Clinic
The week-long square dance
clinic today goes into its second
day with folk dancer Gene Cow
ing calling. .
A ' callers' "clinic will be held
tonight and Thursday night at 8
pjn. in the Women's Gym.
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entire Executive Committee.
usually endorses actions by its
formal vote. However, in such
several years then came to life
Students or student groups
desiring a hearing with the
Visiting Committee of the
Board of Trustees should con
tact the student government
office in Graham Memorial for
The committee will be here