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VOL. LVII NO. 84
By WILLIAM EATON
Charles Jeffers, stage director
of The Marriage of Figaro, to be
presented in Hill Hall Jan. 17 and
18, can't get away from directing
musicals. Starting his directorial
duties in high school where he
was in charge of the All School
Show, Jeffers was then selected
as assistant director for Rose of
the Rancho, in San Diego, Cal.,
his home. He worked in four other
musicals in San Diego and was
chosen to design scenery for an
other while still, in high school.
Though only a few years out of
high school, he directed Smet
ana's The Bartered Bride and Vic
tor ' Herbert's Babes in Toyland
for the city of San Diego. The
Bartered Bride had a cast of 100,
and Babes in Toyland 200 young
people in the cast'. The Marriage
of Figaro has 11 in the cast, but
he finds it more difficult musical
ly and dramatically than any of
his previous efforts.
His only non-musical duty as
director was for Tennessee Will
iams' The Lady of Larkspur Lot
ion, but he used background when
he found that it helped substanti
ate the mood which Williams at
tempted to create.
Born and raised in San Diego
where his father operated a movie
theatre and his mother was cash
ier, Jeffers was exposed to theatre
work early by seeing movies that
his father showed.
While still in junior high
school, "Jeff," as his friends call
him, heeded the .call of the little
theatre f6r volunteers and acted
in minor parts as well as working
backstage on many productions.
Shifting his efforts to the San
Diego Community Theatre, he was
assistant technical director for
Lady in the Dark, Harvey, Twen
ieth Century -and two original
Since entering UNC in Sept.
Expanded Program For Studies
In Scandinavia Is Announced
An expanded program for the
academic year 1955-56 has been
announced by the Scandinavian
Seminar for Cultural Studies. j
Since 1949, both graduates and
undergraduates have been offered
the opportunity of living and stu
dying for a year in the Danish
folk schools or residential coll-:
eges. This year, as an alternative
to Denmark, students may select
Norway, Sweden or Finland as
their country of study.
search in their particular field of
interest during their stay at the
folk schools. Each student will be
assigned an advisor in his field
and the February field trip will
be used primarily for independent
research or for visiting instiutions
which pertain to his study project
in any or all of the Scandinavian
The Seminar members will, as
In 1DC-GM Concert:
By JERRY REECE
The curtain wasn't closed, the
Count and his boys just came on
and played it anyway you could
have wanted it for two hours.
Jump, swing, slow, mambo,
blues, they played them all. And
the audience of some Carolina
males and coeds ate it up.
They opened up with a couple
of the band's originals called
'Why Not" and "Basie English"
and then' swung into their own
version of "How ' High The
Moon" called "The Moon is Not
The group proved very ver
satile with their switch to the
slower numbers which included
"Danny Boy" with an alto sax
man whoi resembled the fabu
lous Earl Bostic in both looks
For the sixth number on the
program, the Count introduced
Eddie Jones on the string bass
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Charles Jeffers, stage director for The Marriage of Figaro is
shown giving "stag1 business" to Patricia House, as Barbarina in the
Mozart comic opera to be in Hill Half, Jan. 17 and 18. Reserved seats
are on sale for $1.00 in Hill Hall box office.
1953, Jeffers has played the part
of Dolan in the Carolina Playmak
ers' Mr. Roberts, and performed
various back stage assignments.
The Marriage of Figaro is his
first job of directing at UNC, and
he considers it "the most challen-
ging in his busy career. Jeffers
is perhaps the first undergraduate
previously, achieve an intimate
contact 'with the people by learn
ing a Scandinavian language while
in the country of their choice.
They will live with several f am-
ilies during the first few months .
and participate in a series of
group seminars. These include in
tensive language study and cou
rses in the cultural background
of Scandinavia. During the five'
months at a folk school, students
will follow the same curriculum
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as mar oi tneir scanuuiaviau
The cost of the entire nine mon
th program including board, room
and tuition is $800, plus travel.
Two $400 scholarships are avail
able. For application blanks and fur
ther information write to the Am
erican - Scandinavian Council for
Adult Education, 127 East 73rd
St., New York 21, N. Y.
Really Wowed 'Em
in a number called "Nails,"
which Eddie proved to be as
Other of the Count's stars fea
tured were Joe Newman on
trumpet, Frank and Foster and
Frank West on tenor saxes, Son
ny Paine who took a nine min
ute ride on the drums just be
fore intermission, Charlie Hokes
on baritone sax, and Freddie
Green on guitar.
The second half of the ID-
Graham Memorial co-sponsored
show opened with "Perdido."
The group then played some
more favorites which included
"Aoril in Paris" and "Moonlight
Then the Count introduced
his vocalist, Joe Williams. Joe
proved to be a real jumper and
had the audience screaming for
more after his renditions of
"Every Day" I Have the Blues,"
"Teach Me Tonight," "Shake
student ever to be assigned the
stage director's job for a major
musical production for either the
Music or Dramatic Art Depart-;
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To Be Talked
GREENSBORO, Jan. 12 A work
shop on "The Church's Role in
World Affairs" sponsored by the
World Affairs Committee of the
North Carolina Council of Church
es, the American Friends Service
Committee, . the North Carolina
Conference of United Church Wo
men and the American Freedom
Association, will be held in the
Market Street Methodist Church,
Greensboro, on Tuesday, Feb. 1,
from 10 a.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Speaker for the workshop will
include Dr. Clifford Beck of N. C.
State College who will speak on
"Atomic Energy -and the Arms
Race;" Dr. Richard Bardolph of
Woman's College faculty who will
speak on "Hunger and World Pol
itics" and Mr. S. R. Levering who
will speak on "The United Nations
and World Organization."
The night address will be given
by Dr. Waldo Beach, professor
of Christian Ethics at Duke Div
inity School, on "The Church's
Role in World Affair."
Rattle and Roll," and "I've Got
a Gal Who Lives On the Hill."
The orchestra was making its
second trip to the campus (first
was for a Pharmacy School
dance last year) and is made up
of five saxes, four trumpets,
three trombones, drums, string
bass, guitar, and of course the
Count on piano.
Backstage before the concert
the Count admitted to being 50
years old and to having been in
the music business for 35 years.
He says he was born in Red
bank, N. J. and got his start with
the Sonny Thompson group.
The band came to Chapel Hill
from Fayetteville and traveled
on last night to Norfolk. From
there they go to Portsmouth, Va.
and Cambridge Maryland which
will conclude their Southern
tour. After that they will play
a two-weeks' stand in New
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, JANUARY 13, 1955
Over 1,350 people were treat
ed to a brighter and merrier
Christmas thanks to the gener
osity of a number of campus or
ganizations during the yuletide
In all a total of 21 UNC groups
played Santa Claus to deservV
ing families ; by virtue of their
contributions to the Empty
Stocking Fund, according to
Marion E.. Hill of the Chapel
Hill Junior Service League,
sponsor of the cause.
Families were "adopted" by
of following organizations: YM
CA and pharmacy girls; Spen
cer, Carr, Smith, Nurse's Dorm,
Alderman and Kenan; Kappa
Sigma, Sigma Chi, Pi Kappa
Alpha, Sigma Alpha Epsilon,
Sigma Nu, Zeta Beta Tau and
Kappa Psi; Tri Deltas, Alpha
Gamma Delta, Alpha Delta Pi,
Kappa Delta, Chi Omega and Pi
To Chapel Hill:
Mrs. A. M. Jordan has finally
found a means by which George
the dog may regain his freedom
in town and around the Univer
"We have to find a resident of
Chapel Hill who will assume own
ership of George," she said yes
terday, after talking with the
Chief of Police Sloan and J. H.
Claytor, county dog catcher. -
Mrs. Jordan' said 'that " the as
sumption of George's ownership
would "mean pay his city and
county taxes, see that he' is vac-
vinated and wears his tags, pro-
vide a place for him to live and
be responsible for him if he mis
behaves." she added that a stu
dent would not be allowed to ac
cept these responsibilities.
"If we could find some resident
who would do this we could have
George back again," continuedthe
treasurer of Chapel Hill's Humane
"If anyone will do this so we
can have George back please not
ify me," she asked. "This is the
only was we can get George
back," she said.
A total of 74,472 persons visited
Morehead Planetarium durin?
1954, according to A. F. Jenzano,
Figures for the year ending
Dec. 31 show that the Planetari
um's productions at Christmas,
Easter and the summertime "space
trip" attracted the most visitors.
"Easter, the Awakening" drew
the largest audience with 19,65r
people. "Star of " Bethlehem,"
which closed Jan. 11, drew 18,223
and "By Rocket to Mars," 12,815
Since the Planetarium opened
five years ago, more than 586,903
persons have seen its varied dem
onstrations and visited its art ant3
The Planetarium building i'
open to the public from 2 to ir
p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m
on Saturdays and 1 to 10 p.m. on
The current production at the
Planetarium is "Sun, Earth's Pow
erhouse," scheduled for only a
two-week showing. It features act
ivity on the sun and properties of
the sun. The production will close
on Jan. 24.
Stop Giggling, Woman. . .
SLAG ELSE, Denmark, Jan. 13, (UP) Telephone company offi
cials here have warned a womanto stop laughing over the phone be
cause her giggling plays havoc with the local dial system.
They explained the unidentified woman's high-pitched giggle
is just like the automatic dial cutoff tone and breaks the connections
on lines that can carry 48 conversations simultaneously.
Prize winners in the Yack
Photography Contest have been
They are: first prize, Charlie
Barret; second 'prize, Gladys
Hatcher, and third prize, Tom
Tjheir prizes .are , cameras with
flash attachments given by Fois
ter's Camera Shop.
The prize winners have been
asked to pick up their awards
in tne Yack office Thursday or
Friday between 2 and 5 p.m.
Gregory called in Charles Laugh
Students at UNC from Taiwan, ! ton, his partner, who was busy at
(Formosa), China, will present a the time directing the road corn
discussion on their country for pany of John Brown's Body, bu'
the Cosmopolitan Club on Sunday, he listened intently as Wouk out
Jan. 16. lined his quandary.
The club meeting will be held Then, gathering around him
at 4 p.m. in the Library Assembly those who were to be involved in
Room and will include movies,
discussion and refreshments.
The purpose of this program is
to provide the members of the
club and other persons interested
with information . concerning the
political and economic life of the
country and its military oosition.
Weiming Lu, student in City
and Regional Planning who is in tonight in room 207, Venable Hall
charge of the program, said the. at 7:30.
country should, be called Taiwan. Dr. Alex Veazey and Dr. Joseph
China, since it is properly a prov- Dewalt, resident doctor in intern
ince of China and not a separate al medicine and intern, respective-
ation. The students will also ly, of Memorial Hospital, will
talk about other customs in their speak. All interested persons and
country and show photographs of particularly pre-medical students
he various activities. are invited to attend.
Korean War Gl Bill Benefits
Mot Available After Jan. 31
No educational benefits under
Public. Law 50, the Korean War
GI Bill, may be earned after Jan.
31, 1955. All benefits will be
based upon active duty beginning
on June 27, 1950, up to the ending
date of Jan. 31, 1955, according to
an announcement yesterday.
Col. F. C. Shepard. UNC veter
ans' advisor, said benefits which
Offices In Graham
I '. Sr."'!
BRODIE, DOUGLAS & COREY
. . as they'll appear tomorrow night
'Cone Mutiny Court Martial'
Took A Long Time To Write
A chapter in the background of
The Caine Mutiny Court- Martial,
arriving at Memorial Hall tomor-
row under the auspices of the
Carolina Playmakers, provides an
interesting insight into what
makes a stage hit.
When Herman Wouk author nf
iThe Caine Mutiny, completed the worked 18 hours a day on the Memorial Hall at 8:30 each night,
j dramatization of ' his own best- manuscript. At the end of seven Tickets are on sale at the Play
I selling book he began to cut out days they came into Gregory's of- makers Business Office, 214 Aber-
the iinnw-pcsarv vfrhiaPP T?nt nn.uce smiling, ana uiu yuuug yiu-
matter how he tried, he found it
difficult to shorten his play with
out losing its flavor and intensity.
Finally, almost in desperation,
he went to Hollywood and laid
his problem, before producer Paul
Gregory, who had commissioned
him to do the dramatization.
the stage production, Laughton
read the play as only he could
Will Hear Two Tonight
Alpha Epsilon Delta, honorary
' pre-medical fraternity, will meet
were earned during the period in
dicated above may be used by the
veteran if he commences his ed
ucationaL training within three
years of his date of discharge.
All training must be completed
within seven years of Jan. 31,
1955, or his date of discharge,
whichever is the. later.
Korean GI benefits -were start-
ed by an Act of Congress. The
law stated that benefits could be
earned until the date to be set
by Presidential proclamation.
The President issued a proclam-
ation on Jan. 1, 1955, establishing . misunderstood from the European
. . , T mac tlons are invited to attend the . . , , , ,
the date of Jan. 31, 1955, as the point of view and the help ex
end of the period during which three day session. Member institu- tended through the Marshall PIan
Korean GI benefits could be earn-jtions are UNC, NC State, Duke is suspected by European of hid
ed. jUniversty, Davidson College, Que- ing some secret motive.
! do it. It took a full three hours
! to read. '
"Well?" Wouk asked. "What
Laughton made an immediate
! decision and withdrew the nov-
' elist to a hide-away where, for!
' one week, he and . the others
Three From UNC Attending:
Relations Meet Slated
Plans are rapidly, taking shape j en's College and Lees McRae col
for the annual District IV meeting lege, all in North Carolina; Wash-
of the American College Public j
Relations Association to be held
here and at Duke University on
Thursday, Friday and Saturday,
Feb. 3, 4 and 5.
Rudolph Pate, head of the Nor
th Carolina State College News
Bureau, is the director of District
IV. The program committee is
composed of Pate, .Robert W. Mad
ry, Tom Bost Jr. and Dr. Sylvester
Green, all of UNC, and Earl Por-
ter, of Duke University.
A variety of topics are on the
agenda of the program, including
news bureau management, enroll
ment, alumni relations, sports, ed
ucational and commercal televis
ion, fund raising, science report
ing and scholarship service.
One of the highlights will be
a panel of college presidents and
chancellors to discuss the topic
"What college presidents expect
of their public relations and pub
licity programs." This session is
scheduled for Thursday, February
. Fran C. Pray, University of Pit
tsburgh, current national pres
ident of the association, and Mrs.
Veta Lee Smith of Marshall Col
lege, immediate past president,
wll be among the participants of
the program. Marvin Topping,
Washington, Executive Secretary
of the association, will also attend.
The convention will get under
way here at 2:30 on Thursday
afternoon, Feb. 3, and will be con-'
eluded here at noon Saturady.
One of the feature events will be
a luncheon session on develop-'
ment programs to be held at Duke ( tion. And your traffic here is pol
University Friday afternoon. ite."
Representatives of the non-mem-' He also said that the American
b m.mhpr institu-
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,duccr knew they had licked the
problem. Now the play ran two
hours, .the length of the average
stage production, and none of the
flavor, color or intensity had been
The Court Martial will play hc-ro
tomorrow and Saturday nights in
ington and Lee, University of Vir-
ginia, Sweet Briar College, Mary
Balwin College, Mary Washington
College, Randolph-Macon Wom
an's College, Longwood College
and Richmond Professional Insti
tute, all in Virginia; University of
Maryland, John Hopkins, State
Teachers College (Towson) and
Goucher College, all in Maryland;
West Virginia Wesleyan and Mars
hall College, both of West Virgin
ia; and George Washington Uni
versity, Georgetown University
and Gallaudet College, all in the
District of Columbia.
This marks the first time that
the district meeting has been held
in North Carolina since 1943. Last
year's convention took place at
the Greenbriar Hotel in White
Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.
To Prof Club
Comparing national character
and education in Europe and in
America, Dr. Sven Clausen, pro
fessor of jurisprudence at the Uni
versity of Copenhagen in Den
mark, spoke to members of the
Carolina Faculty Club this week.
Clausen said "In America I have
noticed a friendliness and kind-
ness not apparent in countries
where distinction is the guiding
prin'cple. You have also developed
a teamwork that is not possible
under the principles of distinc-
national character was sometimes