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VOLUME LXI NUMBER 147
CHAPEL HILL, N. C. 1 SUNDAY, MAY 10, 1953
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The annual May Day celebration will be held here this afternoon at
2:30 when pretty, auburn-haired Saralyn Bonowitz of Chattanooga
Tenn., will be crowned queen. ,
The rolling, wooded area beside Mclver Dormitory will be the scene
' 3 of the festivities. -
May Day is sponsored by the In
dependent Coed Board, Women's
Residence Council and PanheL
lenic Council. Dot Smith is chair
man of May Day.
Chancellor House will place the
crown on the queen. Miss Carman
Nahm of Deland, Fla., will be maid
of honor. Adin Thayer, Chapel Hill,
six-year-old daughter of Mr. and
Mrs. Philip Thayer will be crown
Attending the queen in addition
to Miss Nahm will be Jayne Adams,
Diane Breslow, Beverly Chalk, Jac
queline Fox, Grace Gordon, Dot
Smith, Anne Sory, Pepper Stetson
and Virginia "Wilson.
In case of rain, the program will
be held in Hill Hall.
Entertainment planned for the
May Day royalty includes the pres
entation of a pageant "A Legend
of Spring," an old Greek legend
adapted by members of Chi Delta
Phi literary sorority. Nancy Mur
ray and Larry Stith will sing
"Sweethearts" from Maytime.
The pageant will dramatize the
kidnapping of Persephone, daugh
ter of Demeter. Goddess of the
Earth, by Pluto, God of the Under
world. Taking the principal parts
will be Mary Helen Crain as De
meter, Dorothy McLain as Perse-
nhone. and Tommy Hopkins as
Barefeet Day Is
Senior Week gets underway to
morrow morning when some 900
graduating members of the stu
dent body are expected to go bare
foot to class.
Barefeet Day is a tradition which
has gained much favor with sen
iors in the last few, years. Presi
dent Dan Perry suggested yester
day, as a new twist to Barefoot
Day, that seniors take advantage
of "Senior Walk," a dirt walk in
the Arboretum extending from Ra
leigh Street behind Spencer Dorm,
to the Morehead Planetarium area
and over to Alumni Building. A
monument set up by the Class of
1928 near the entrance of the Ar
bore turn and at the. far end of the
Morehead parking lot, marks the
place where Seniors used to line
up for commencement. At one time,
graduation, now held at Kenan
Stadium, was held in Memorial
M ' IP" - m M EF
Lona - tJtpecvea oreaic
Drops Smaller Schools
By Tom Peacock
North Carolina, the rest of the Big Four, Maryland, Clemson, and
South Carolina formulated plans at the Southern Conference meeting
in Greensboro Friday to form a new conference of their own.
. North Carolina is still a member of the Southern Conference and
will remain such at least until af
ter the Board of Trustees meets
PRESIDENT EISENHOWER'S CABINET and others who attend the regular weekly meetings at the White
house pose for this official cabinet photograph. Clockwise around the table are: Henry Cabot Lodge,
Chief U. S. representative to the U. N.; Douglas McKay, Interior Secretary; Geo. H. Humphrey, Treas
urer; V. P. Nixon; Attorney General Herbert Brownell; Sinclair Weeks, Commerce Secretary; Oveta Culp
Hobby, Welfare Secretary; Sherman Adams, Presidential Assistant; Budget Director Joseph Dodke; Act
ing Defense Mobilizer Arthur S. Flemming; Martin Durkin, Labor Secretary; Postmaster General Ar
thur Summerfield; John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State; President Eisenhower; C. E. Wilson, Defense
Secretary; Ezra Taft Benson, Agriculture Secretary: and Mutual Security Director Harold Stassen. Stand
ing are Philip Young (left). Civil Service Chairman; and Robert Cutler, Presidential Assistant. NEA
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The idea of Barefeet Day proba
bly stems from an old feeling, pre
valent among many alumni, Uni
versity officers, and students that
"when you get the grit of Chapel
Hill sidewalks in your shoes, and
the gravel in between your toes,
then you've gotten Chapel Hill in
Tuesday, seniors and juniors will
participate in a raffle at the Y,
with prizes to be drawn the next
day at the Senior-Junior Hogan's
Lake picnic-party. Tuesday night,
"Code For Two," a mystery star
ring Sally Forrest and Kaipn
Meeker, will be shown at the Caro
lina Theatre at 11 o'clock. Only
seniors and faculty members will
No classes will be the order of
the day Wednesday, (for seniors
only). Memorial Hall meetings in
the morning and the party at Ho
gan's in the afternoon will take
up senior time.
Tex Beneke and his band, suc
cessors to Glenn Miller, will pre
sent a concert next Monday eve
ning from 8 to 10 o'clock. At in
termission time, Mr. Alumnus and
Miss Alumna 1953 style will be
TOKYO The United Nations
Elementary Schools Exhibiting
Paintings, Puppets In Person
cubism or realism no matter
The story tells how Persephone, Command is becoming increasing-! what you like in the way of art it
while gathering flowers with some ly alarmed over threats Dy resi-
maidens, is seized by Pluto who dent byngman itnee max ne win
takes her to the Underworld. De- refuse to observe an armistice in
meter learns from a fountain Korea. Gen. Mark W. Clark, the
where her daughter is and she UN supreme commander, confer
rules that no rain shall fall until red in Tokyo yesterday with US
Persephone is returned. Ambassador to Korea Ellis Briggs
. . . ..-ct, and Ambassador Robert Murphy,
Ana as uie xegcuu guc,
can all be found in the 16th annual
spring the earth still blooms ia
joyous celebration of Persephone's
7 p.m. Sunday Showtime.
7:30 Learning in Later Years
7:45 Songs of France.
8 Little Orchestra Society Con
10 News and Coming Events.
10.05 An Evening Masterwork
11 Sign off.
, 7 p.m. Stories 'n Stuff.
7:30 Adventures in Research.
7:45 Bonjour Mesdames.
8 University of Chicago Round-
table. . .
8:30 Drama of Poetry.
9 British Concert Hall.
10 News and Coming Events.
10:05 An Evening Masterwork.
11 Sign off.
Dr. Bernard G. Greenberg of
the Department of Public Health
will speak on "A Statistical Process
for Syphilis Population," tomorrow
at 4 p.m. in 206 Phillips Hall. All
interested in statistical methods
political advisor to Clark. A source
close, to the UN Command said
Briggs, who has been guiding
United States diplomacy in Korea
Music and choreography for the for the past six months, told Clark
program have been arranged by that recent "spontaneous" demon
strations against a Korean truce
Joyce Gouge; costumes by Sara Were sponsored by the Rhee gov-
Wood; programs and properties, ernment.
Helen Faust; and publicity, Sally
WASHINGTON The United
Following the May Day program states yesterday was renorted to
the Student Union Activities Board have assured Thailand that it
will honor the queen and her court woui(i support a move to bring be
at a tea in Graham MemoriaL
"Sweden The Middle Way" is
the title of a program to be pre
sented this afternoon at the Cos
mopolitan Club of the University.
Mr. Gunnar Kulldorf, from
Sweden, and a graduate student in
the Mathematical Statistics Depart
ment of the University, will be in
charge of the program. Several
short films will be shown, through
the courtesy of the Swedish Em
bassy, and a question-period will
follow the films.
The program will begin at 4
o'clock and will be held in Graham
Memorial. The public is invited to
fore the United Nation the Com
munist invasion of Laos and the
threat it poses to Thailand's se-
curity. Informed Sources reported
that Thailand actively was consid
ering an appeal to the UN, not
withstanding the withdrawal of
Red forces from areas near the
Laos-Thai border. International ac
tion was said to have been dis
cussed at a meeting between Sec
retary of State John Foster Dulles
and Thai Ambassador Pote Sarasin:
WASHINGTON Sen. Knowland
(R-Calif.) suggested yesterday that
Gen. James Van Fleet would "make
a good man" to head a US military
mission to train native anti-Communist
troops in Indo-China.
School Art Exhibit shown at Person
Hall here through May 24.
This exhibit, mace up of paint
ings and other pieces of art work
by students in grades one through
six of the North Carolina elemen
tary schools, is sponsored annually
by the Art Department and the
extension division of the Univer
sity of North Carolina and the Art
Department and the Department
of Public Relations of the Wom
an's College in Greensboro. The
North Carolina Federation of Wo
men's Clubs and the North Carolina
Division of the American Associa
tion of University Women coop
erate with these schools in the
selecting of entries,' planning and
routing of the traveling exhibit,
purchase of various entries, and
the awarding of prizes.
The exhibit is composed of draw
ings, paintings, fired clay models,
sculpture, block prints, fabric
prints, puppets and dramatic masks
which are submitted by every ele
mentary school in the state that
wishes to do so. The purpose of
the exhibit is to promote teaching
and production of art in the North
Carolina5 elementary schools by
giving both student and teacher
some recognition for the work be
ing done. The students may submit
art in any form so long as it is orig
inal. No copies are accepted.
Arne W. Randall, a specialist in
fine arts from the Office of Edu
cation in Washington, is acting as
judge tor tne exnioit. m an in
troduction to the showing he said,
"It is evident that the art of the
children in primary grades was
natural and unhampered, quite un
like the pattern work seen in
schools of the past, while the
paintings of the upper grade
children were vigorous and full of
Job Still Open
Applications for the job of Gra
ham Memorial director are still
being received by the personnel
committee of the Graham Memorial
Board of Directors.
Applications, written or oraL
should be submitted to the Dean
of Students office, second floor,
Director Bill Roth resigned the
10b three weeks ago to accept, a
position in professional Scouting.
The job includes management of
the student union building, lead
ership in programs devised to get
more students to utilize the stu
dent union building, and enlarging
the entertainment program for
all students. The job pays $3200
with opportunities for a salary increase.
About a dozen minature fire
hydrants in front of veterinar
ian's on Durham Highway.
Business administration major
standing up in midst of five
hour accounting quiz, tears quiz
paper in half and announces to
class, "I just dropped the
Sleepy students failing to show
proper respect as they lumber
past two midshipmen performing
early morning flag-raising ceremony.
Applicants are asked to submit
any ideas or suggested programs
for the future. The job entails
Members on the personnel com
mittee include Dean of Students
Fred II. Weaver, chairman; J.
Maryon Saunders, Alumni Associ
ation director, and Ken Penegar,
We are asking through the
president for permission to leave
the Southern Conference," stated
Chancellor H. B. House, one of a
four-man committee representing
North Carolina at the Conference
meeting in Greensboro Thursday
That is our recommendation,"
continued House. "We can't leave
the Conference until the Trustees
approve, and that is certainly more
than a formality."
Newspapers have stated that
Trustee approval of the move was
House, Prof. A. W. Hobbs of the
iacuiiy, atnietic director C. P
Erickson, and Physical Education
Professor O. K. Cornwell represent
ed Carolina at the meeting.
The plan will place the Big Four
schools, Carolina, Duke, Wake For
est, N. C. State, Maryland, Clem
son, and South Carolina in a new
conference, with the possible addi
tion of the University of Virginia
as an eighth member.
Athletic Director Gus Tebell of
Virginia said his school would
"consider seriously" joining the
new conference, but some present
members have expressed the opin
ion that Virginia "had never done
anything for the Southern Confer-
chairman of the board of directors, j ence but withdraw from it."
The committee seeks to choose
1 director as early as possible. In
terested persons are urged to ap
Y Banquet Reservations
Chancellor Robert B. House will
speak at the annual installation
banquet of the University YMCA
Tuesday night, according to Gil
Marsh, chairman of arrangements
for the banquet. Interested stu
dents, faculty and townspeople are
rne plans were formulated in
a day-long series of secret meet
ings Friday in Sedgefield Inn at
Greensboro. The announcement
was made at 7 p.m. Friday by two
members of the Southern Confer
ence and two of the proposed new
Actual approval from all schools
of the yet unnamed group will not
come until after May 30 when the
Duke Trustees meet.
The plan leaves 10 members in
me outnern Conference, Trh
quet, which will be held from 5:45
to 8 o'clock in the Blue Room of
Lenoir Hall. Reservations may "be
made by calling the YMCA Office,
Alumni Association Offering
Membership Price Reduction
A General Alumni Association
membership booth will be open
from 9 to 1 o'clock tomorrow
morning, Haywood Washburn,
chairman of the Senior Alumni
Committee, said yesterday.
A special "get-acquainted" price
of $1 will be offered. Normal rate
Cordon Enthusiastic About Plans
Tomorrow is the last day sen
iors may pick up their com
The invitations will be avail'
able from 10 a.m. until 2p.m.
in Gerrard Hall.
. A good many seniors have not
yet come by to get the invita
tions and enclosure cards they
ordered a while back.
By Julian Scheer
North Carolina's Musical Good-
Schedule Released For
The following schedule for ori-
entation counselor interviews was Ambass ad Norman Cord
released yesteruay ujr xuu. unwound on the sunporch glider
orientation chairman: Lj ,,,4 ,i.
state's new musical baby, the In
to 9 p.m.; and Wednesday, 4 to 6 stitute of Opera.
p.m. The interviews will be con- "Boy, we've really got something
ducted on the second floor of Gra- here!" That was the introduction,
ham Memorial. It was the hottest night of the
Spring season but it was cool on
the Cordons' screened-in porch on
Glenburnie street. The lanky, for-
,The U. S. Civil Service Com- mer Metropolitan Opera star, the
mission says that Aberdeen Prov- state's first and foremost, wanted
ins Ground. Maryland, needs a to talk about the innovation and
qualified applicant for industrial the plans at Boone this summer.
Surgeon, GS-13, $8,360 per year. "Here's the set-up: The Institute
File Application Form 57 to Civ-1 will operate a School of Opera at
iliari Personnel Officer, Ordnance f Boone this summer. Gordon Nash,
Corps, Aberdeen Proving Ground, who heads the music department at
Maryland. Appalachian State Teachers Col
Institute Of Opera Has Eager
usical Goodwill Ambassador
Civil Service Surgeon
lege, has offered us the use of .the
beautiful new fine arts building
there. He's been wonderful and so
has Russ Grumman and A." J. Flet
"Grumman, you know, is head
of the University's Extension Di
vision and under the division you
have the Grass Roots Opera and
the Institute of Opera.
"Mr. Fletcher, he's from Raleigh,
has backed the Grass Roots group
and they'll be in Boone for next
season's tour. Mr. Fletcher has
really taken opera to the people.
They played in 58 communities
this season and gave 117 perform
ances. It's all a part of this vast
musical program in the state. The
N. C. Symphony is a major part
of the movement.
"Well, at Boone we will have a
wonderful staff. There will be two
summer sessions, one from June 10
to July 17 and the other running
from July 21 to August 27. We'll
have classes for students of opera
and a master class for a limited
number of singing teachers, private
lessons and daily discussion groups.
And for the public, well be of
fering operas throughout the sum
mer on Monday nights, but that
And then the head of the state's
music program stopped to take a
"Look at the staff. Walter Golde
era stars. Probably the best known
is our chief voice teacher. He's
trained scores of Metropolitan Op
teacher in the nation.
"He studied at the Imperial Con
(See NO MINOR, Page 4)
for membership is $3.00.
The General Alumni Association
is the organization of former stu
dents of UNC. It provides records,
addresses and names of 50,000
Carolina alumni, initiates class re
unions,, motivates local association
meetings and published the mon
thly Alumni Review. A news-feature
magazine, the Review, tells
the story of the University's devel
opment and prints personal news
of alumni and alumna.
A weekly football supplement is
mailed in the fall giving full cov
erage of games and events to all
members. Dues-paying members
are mailed ballots to vote in the
annual election of officers of the
association. On the . Board of Dir
ectors are alumni representing lo
cal alumni groups, and alumni
Chairman Washburn's commit
tee will solicit all seniors for
membership. The Interdormitory
and Interfraternity councils have
been asked to aid in the member
The York Club for Episcopal
graduate students and faculty will
meet tonight in the Episcopal Par
ish House at 8:30. Dr. Claiborne
Jones of the Zoology Department
will speak and lead a discussion
on "Education." All interested
students are invited.
night to determine preliminary
plans for the operation of separate
The new conference meets in
Raleigh June 14 to name itself and
draw up final plans. The 10 re
maining members meet June 26-27
at Roanoke, Va., to discuss the
future of the old conference.
The new conference will begin
effective operation this fall when
it names a football champion. Next
spring it will hold a basketball
tournament in March and contests
in all spring sports.
The old conference has agreed to
allow Commissioner Wallace
Wade's office and the official's
booking office to join the new
group. Although the new organiza
tion didn't ask for any of the $156,
000, in the Southern Conference
treasury, it will probably receive
some to defray the cost of the more
than $30,000 dollar budget of those
Thirteen deep-south schools left
the 23-school Conference in 1932
to form the Southeastern Confer
ence, and the 10 remaining mem
bers slowly grew to 17. Now the
Southern Conference is back ta
West Virginia, a large school
(See NEW CONFERENCE, Page 3)
Ed Potter, blind freshman pi
ano player and trumpeter fea
tured in Friday's Daily Tar Heel,
is also a record collector.
His collection of over 1X03
records consists of rare jazz
items dating from 1935.
Ed wants to get in touch with
other students who collect jazz
records and- compare libraries
with them. He lives in 12 Steele