Continued mild with
scattered clouds with
85 high today. Yester
day's high. 68; low. 48.
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A columnist writes
on football. See Wood
on p. 2.
VOLUME LXI. NUMBER 53
CHAPEL HILL. N. C WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 1952
FOUR PAGES TODAY
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Big Campus' Store P
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MRS. DWIGHT EISENHOWER smiles wilh pride and joy in New
York, as she looks al a picture of her President -elect husband
and their son. John, a major in Ktfrea. The photograph was taken
during the General's recent trip to Korea. NEA Telephoto
2 From Here
Fifteen applicants for Rhodes
scholarships, including two from
UNC, will be interviewed by the
state committee today at 10 a.m.
in the Morehead Building.
Students approved by the state
committee here today will appear
before a district committee Sat
urday in Charlotte. State com
mittee members are Bishop Ed
win A. Penick, Robert L. Hum
ber, Dr. Ernest triage and Dean
C. P. Spruill.
The applicants represent eight
colleges and four different home
states. They are George Francis
Bason Jr., Chapel Hill, represent
ing Davidson College; Rodney Lee
Borum, High Point, United States
Naval Academy; Lawrence Bow
les, Garden City, N. Y., Duke Uni
versity; Randolph Bulgin, Frank
Larry Jones Dagenhart, Fay
etteville, Davidson; William Boyd
Hood Jr., Wallace, Davidson;
Hamilton Horton Jr., Winston -Salem,
UNC; Ivory Lee Lyons,
Durham, Morehouse College; Vir
gil Moorefield Jr., Hopkinsville,
Ky., Wake Forest. y
William Brown Patterson Jr.,
Greensboro, University of the
South; John Martin Schorrenberg,
Asheville, UNC; Robert Atwood
Spivey, Suffolk, Va., Duke; Rich
ard Lee Staley, Liberty, Guilford
College; William Vaughn Wright,
Wilson, Duke University, and Karl
Adams Zener, Durham, Harvard.
The Art Department is well
represented in the 15th annual
Exhibition of North Carolina ar
tists being held at the State Art
Gallery in Raleigh through Dec.
Prof. Kenneth Ness is represent
ed by his "Automotive Assem
blage;" Prof. George Kachergis is
showing "Images;" Robert How
ard, visiting sculptor, presents
"Space Forms No. 1" and John
Rembert, formerly of the faculty
has sent his "The Tower."
Jerry Caplan, whose "Carousel"
has been recommended for pur
chase consideration; Eugene Lang
ford, whose "Abstract Landscape"
has won the same honor, and Da
vid Huntley, Jeff Hill and Neal
Thomas are a group of students
and former students who are seen
in the exhibition.
Guilty And Costs
Two University students were
fined in Chapel Hill Recorder's
Court last week on speeding
charges and another was fined
$10 and costs for parking ai a
Students tried last week were
Thomas B. Peacock, speeding.
$10 and costs; Charles C. Melt
ger. speeding. $5 and costs and
John Peeble Vatts. parking at
a fire hydrant. $10 and costs.
Charges of affray against Ted
McLaughlin were dropped last
week. Billy Warren Jones, who
was tried for affray several
weeks ago. had sworn out the
warrant against McLaughlin.
ARLENE DAHL. the red-haired
movie queen who also writes a
beauty column, says that men
have more sense about women's
looks than females have. Her
best source of information on
beauty, she said in a Hollywood
interview, are the male stars,
and they are much easier to in
terview than actresses. NEA
Lew Southern is the new Stu
dent Party Chairman, SP officials
Other officers elected to serve
with Southern include Joel
Fleishman, vice-chairman, Jerry
Snider, secretary. Gordon For
rester, treasurer, and Herb Cohn,
In accepting the office South
ern declared, "I am anxiously
looking forward to working with
and for the party in its efforts
to better student government. 1
believe the party will realize the
fulfillment of their goals, for
never, in my previous years on
campus have I seen a larger or
more active membership than has
already proved itself this fall."
Kappa Psis Elect
Earl Brown, a graduate phar
macy student from Leicester, was
elected head of Province Three of
Kappa Psi at the National phar
maceutical fraternity's meeting
here over the weekend.
Other officers chosen include
Dr. Fred Semeniuk, of the Phar
macy School here, as treasurer.
Gene Hackney, Sanford, another
UNC student, was chosen as Pro
vince Three's delegate to the na
tional convention next year
Whipple's New Ripple
'Dirty Icebergs Davis Claims
By Tom Parramore
Ever know that a comet was
nothing but a "dirty iceberg"?
Neither did the UNC Physics
department until thus inform
ed recently in a talk by Dr.
Morris S. Davis.
Dr Davis is an astronomer
here 'and his talk was given in
connection with the depart
ment's joint colloquium. The
colloquium is a series of meet
ings among members of the
phySics staff of Carolina, Duke
Ld State, at which talks are
made on the many fields in
physics by experts in the fields
Dr. Davis talk concerned a
comet modeL devised by Dr. F.
Back T 'Students Via
By Louis Kraar
The student book trading
post which opens Monday isn't
any new idea.
But if it succeeds, it will be
the first to do so in campus
H. R. Ritchie, Book Ex
change manager, said yesterday,
"I wish the swap shop .the best
of luck in their project." Then
he went on to explain how sim
ilar projects were attempted in
former years and failed.
The last project of this type
was started in March of 1942 by
student government, headed by
President Truman Hobbs. The
book swap shop, then tagged "co
op student book exchange" was
maintained in Graham Memorial
basement. Curry Jones, head
cheerleader, managed the store.
The co-op store lasted less than
a quarter. When it died, student
government leaders went to Rit
chie and held a post mortem. Af
ter thanking him for his support,
they explained why the idea had
The old student book swapping
center failed according to Hobbs
and Jones, because:
1. Students wanted too much
for their used text books.
2. Many of the books placed in
the shop were old, outdated books.
3. Leaders of the project didn't
realize the time and skill required
to maintain the shop.
The question facing sponsors
of the student swap shop now is:
can the project be carried out?
Leaders in student government
and Alpha Phi Omega, sponsors
of the project, seem to think the
idea can succeed and serve stu
dents. The new plan appears to have
remedied most of the faults of for
mer ones that failed. This swap
shop will only be maintained dur
ing the first 10 days of the quar
ter. The former ones were set lip
to operate for the entire year.
The swap shop will succeed,
say student government leaders,
if students don't ask too high a
price for their books.
President Ham Horton said yes
terday, "We are very happy to
have the blessings of Mr. Ritchie.
We believe that any faults of old
student swap shops have been
corrected and that this one will
fill the needs of students."
'Orpheus' To Be Shown
Thursday In Memorial
"Orpheus" will be shown at
8:30 tomorrow night in Memorial
Hall under the auspices of the
Student Union Activities Board.
The French film is a modern
version of the Greek legend by
the same title. It is directed by
Jean Cocteau who uses surreal
ist cinema techniques in the phy
chplogical study of death.
Easily readable sub-titles are
used to supplement the French
Hear About Comets;
L. Whipple of Harvard, which
seems to explain many features
in a comet which had not been
Whipple's basic idea, accord
ing to Dr. Davis, is that a comet
is composed of a matrix of me
teoric material having a high
melting point, which is sur
rounded by the gases methane,
ammonia, carbon dioxide and
water. Normally these gases are
frozen into ices in space so
that a comet may be thought of
as a ball of ice.
Dr. Davis went on to explain
that the comet travels in an el
liptical orbit around the sun
and that the sun melts these
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WIND, RAIN, AND SNOW POUNDED four western states in the worst storm of the year, and para
lyzed highway travel and communications, flooding lowland communities and disrupting power
service in many areas. Here a long line of trucks jams the road in Donner Summit, California,
while waiting for the opening of U. S. Highway No. 40, following the severe snowstorm. NEA Telephoto.
tion officials attempted to pump
new life yesterday into the floun
dering Wage Stabilization Board,
pledging that wagecurbs will be
kept with or without a board.
Mobilization Directocr Henry
Fowler and Economic Stabilizer
Roger L. Putnam said last night
they were hopeful of persuading
a new set of industry members
take seats on the WSB with pub
lic and labor members. The in
dustry members quit as a group
last week, thereby preventing the
WSB from operating, as a pro
test against President Truman's
reversal of the board ruling on
a pay raise for coal miners.
ABOARD USS HELENA
President-elect Eisenhower dis
cussed Korean war policy with
key cabinet members yesterday
in an atmosphere of secrecy riv
aling that which surrounded his
trip to the battle zone. Eisenhow
er's 'press secretary, James C.
Hagerty, refused to give any in
formation about the talks to cur
ious newsmen aboard this 17,000
ton cruiser and the men who have
been designated cabinet members
CASABLANCA, French Mor
occo Five thousand French
troops stood guard yesterday
against fresh outbreaks of nation
alist rioting that took a reported
57 lives Monday. Tension ran
high throughout all French North
Africa Morocco, Tunisia and Al
geria as a result of the murder
of a nationalist union leader in
Tunisia last Friday.
ices when the comet comes too
near. Furthermore, the gases
around the comet are repelled
by the sun, which is the reason
a comet's , tail always points
away from the. sun.
Among other noted speakers
engaged in the past by the joint
colloquium were Dr. A. deSha
lit from Israel, who spoke , on
nuclear shell structure; Dr. C.
D. Moak of Oak Ridge, whose
topic was problems in nuclear
. physics and Dr. Hans Dehmelt
of Germany speaking on micro
Chairman of the group's
planning committee here is Dr.
Joseph W. Straley, U.N.C.
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December 'Heat Wave'
Spring For Sure?
As traditionally sunny California and Pacific Coast cities
braced themselves for another week of heavy snows, Carolina
campusers yesterday enjoyed spring weather reminiscent of
Miami. ' ,
Raleigh weatherman D. D. Stone" was somewhat less sur
prised about the short sleeve temperatures than
most students. "There's nothing unusual about it
The December "heat wave," it seems, was
due to "a flow of warmer air towards the
south." The Raleigh cloud interpreter said sev
eral unusually warm days occur in December
in this part of the country. The day's high was
At any rate, no one went swimming. Nei
thpr did coeds iumn into shorts exceDt in evm
classes. But spring was in the
Judge Olive To Hear
Mock Trial For Coed
Coed Virginia Wilson faces trial
for murder Friday night at 7 in
the poisoning of Miss Carman
Nahm of this University. Presid
ing judge will be Hubert Olive,
former Superior Court judge and
gubernatorial candidate from Lex
Jews To Mark
Jewish communities every
where will begin the observance
of the eight-day Festival of Ha
nukkah on Friday.
The word "Hanukkah" means
dedication,, and refers to the re
dedication of the Temple in Jeru
salem, in the year 165 B.C.E., at
the conclusion of a war between
the Jews and the, Syrian-Greek
king Antiochus, occasioned by his
effort to force the Jews to violate
their religious principles, by wor
The festival is observed through
the lighting of candles each night
of the eight days, beginning with
one the first night, two the sec
ond, etc. It has long been a prac
tice also to exchange gifts.
The Jewish students will mark
the occasion by holding a Ha
nukkah party Saturday night.
Jewish students at Woman's Col
lege, State College and Duke,
have been invited.
A party for the local Jewish
children will be held the next
day. the local Jewish residents
are planning a party for next
The mock trial, sponsored an
nually by the Phi Alpha Delta
legal fraternity, will be held in
the Law School Court Room. In
terested observers are invited to
Judge Olive, a successful at
torney, has served in North Caro
lina, for many years. He was a
member of the Superior Court
bench for more than ten years,
resigning that position in order
to devote his energies to full
time political service in the state.
He is presently engaged in the
general practice of law ,in his
home town. v
The prosecution, headed by
Harry Faggart, has announced its
intention to seek the maximum
penalty for the alleged first de
gree murder. Representing Mis?
Wilson as chief counsel for the
defense is Roger Hendrix. He says
he is confident his client will be
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For One Year
UNC Pay Raise,
By Rolfe Neill
Students soon will have a
ripe financial melon sliced for
It's the profit estimated at
from $30,000 to $40,000 from
this year's operation of University-owned
All of the money is to be put into
;The Trustees, in action last
spring, directed the University to
ply the profit from the student
supported stores back to the stu
dents. The-money comes from the
operation of the Scuttlebutt, Cir
cus Room in the Monogram Club,
Book Exchange (Steele Dorm
basement and Y), cigar counter
in Lenoir Hall and most of the
proceeds from soft drink vending
machines on campus.
. Previously the profit had been
turned into the University's op
Business Manager Claude Tea
gue, who made the estimate of
$30,000 to $40,000, said other
things must be taken into con
sideration He stressed that this
is an estimate and not "sure fire."
He also pointed out that Gov.-
Elect W. B. Umstead has promised
state employees a 10 per cent pay
raise, retroactive to July 1. If
this is put through, the money
for campus store employees will
be drawn from this hypothetical
$40,000, Teague reminded.
Chancellor Robert B. House an
nounced yesterday he is awaiting
committee report to aid him
m setting up an organization to
utilize the profits.
He said the findings of the
three-man group will be taken
and added to information he al
ready has and a plan presented
,0 Consolidated University Presi
dent Gordon Gray. Finally, the
plan will be submitted to the
Board of Trustees meeting, prob
ably in February.
On the committee are O. K.
Cornell, director of physical edu
cation, Claude Teague, University
business manager, and Dean Tho
mas H. Carroll of the School of
The Scholarship Committee has
not yet finished its lengthy report
concerning the financial aids of
fered through the University.
Originally expected to be com
pleted yesterday, it may be sev-
ral more days before it goes to
Chancellor Robert B. House, a
spokesman said yesterday.
Chancellor House said the re
port will be made public as soon
as it is given him. "We are being
very careful to be accurate and it
is taking a long time to compile
the report," he said. The report
will list every scholarship offer-
(See SCHOLARSHIP, page 3)
The case of the off and on
lights around the University
yesterday had nothing to do
with the delinquency of any
Merely, electricians were
checking for a ground that has
been acting up and had to
douse the lights sporadically to
facilitate their work.