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LVII NO. 106
Complete (JP) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 1955
Offices In Graham Memorial
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duction. Through their efforts, .
audience sees dawn, daylight,
fit, and a variety of geograph
; settings and time lapses with-
ever leaving the building and
in- a couple of hours,
tie wizards behind the play work
four fairly specializedfields.
'he products of the stage crew
I be the most obvious to the
lence. There will be nine scene
nges in all.
"he settings were designed by
i Riley, who is officially the
d of all phases of technical
duction, and by Don Treet, who
liley's assistant.
"he precision and techniques
ployed in building the sets was
izing. Perfectly flat pieces took
lepths and curves. Wood turned
cloth under the paint brushes,
actual construction of the sets
; performed in ths Playrnaker
ne Shop near Caldwell. The
ts were then taken to Memorial
1 for assembly. By Monday, this
cess should be complete,
'he Construction Crew, accord
to the Playmaker Business Of
, is composed of Dan Mowery,
Iter Creech, Lew Goldstein,
ef, Flora Roebuck, and Bill
ullivan (alias The Horse, DTH).
'he stage crew which will be
idling the switching of scenes
the show itself is headed by
ry Braveman with Len Bullock,
Casstevens, Mary McGuire, and
istian Moe as stage hands,
'erhaps the next most obvious
!ure of back-stage work will
the costumes.
Irs. Irene Rains and company
e hard at work yesterday af
jflon, as thev have been for
;its. Asked how things were
ll'hg. Mrs. Rains replied, "We're
m to the slow tedious part
Its. braid, designs, etc.); we'll
e" a good first dress rehearsal,
how."
uzy Kramer, the assistant cos
le director, was busy in several
tes at once trying to fit cos
ies to actors and dancers who
ived every few minutes as
eduled.
tition Author Levin
ants Copies Turned In
ton Levin, author of a pro-in-ration
petition wTch has been
rulating on the campus, yester
- said copies of the petition
y be turned at the YMCA of-
any time today.
,evin also said ne could take
les.
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Schulty (Boyle) & Schulty (Jeff ers) In Show Boat
.Marte Boyle and Charles Jeff ers, above, will play Schulty' & Schulty, comedy dancing team, in the
irolina Playmakers' production of Jerome Kern-Oscar Hammerstein musical Show Boat, coming here
arch 4, 5 and 6. Adapted from tho novel by Edna Ferber, Show. Boat production here will be the first
eh performance by a University theater group. -
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. NEXT WEEK
The Technical S
" By CHAL SCHLEY
" In any production there are many people who are never seen by the audience, unless indirectly.
These people have talents, and .they are hard w orkers. In their, hands rest the, technical sides of the
Off in one corner of this bee
hive of activity sat the director
of Sound and Fury, Miss Bo Ber
nardin, stitching gold braid to a
ilack sleeve.
When day changes into night,
and vice-versa, on the stage, it's
the result of the electricians' work.
Lights for Show Boat have been
designed by Harvey Whetstone.
"Basically," he said, "we want to
create the 'jewel effect' without
footlights."
"The jewel effect" which tries to
make the people on the stage look
'ike they're glowing is a profes
sional technique based on slant
ing the lights from all directions
it once. -
Miss June Eschweiler, assisted by
Misses Nancy Henderson and Betty
Bostian, will be handling the highly
complicated switchboards. Robert
Newman To Give Talk Monday
An illustrated talk on "The Sonate Di Cembalo by Giovanni Pietro
Del Buono" willl be given by Dr. Walter S .Nawman, associate pro
fessor of musicology here, at a meeting of the Southeastern Chapter
of Athe American Musicological Society Monday night at 9 p.m. in
108 Hill Hall
Dr. Newman's study is the first to be made of Del Buono's collec
tion, and will appear in the forthcoming "Festschrift" honoring mu
sicologists Fausto Torrefranco and Andrea della Corfs.
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Village's Bill Passed
At Legislature Meet
By NEIL BASS
The much-argued. Victory Vil
lage elections bill was passed 23-4
at a drawn-out legislative session
Thursday night. The four oppos
ing votes were by University Par
ty leaders.
The gist of the bill was simply
that the Villagers requested the
University Elections Board to car
ry out voting procedures for the
veteran's settlement Board of Di
rectors at the same time that the
residents voted for student gov
ernment officers.
Student Party legislators were
solidly behind the measure and it
appeared to be on the rosy road
SOCIETY ON THE HILL takes
up the back page today . . . SO
CIETY , EDITOR Susan Andes
fells about the pledge weekends
... see details, page four.
how Boat
Holzberlein and John Ulmer will
work the follow-spots from the
balcony.
The property department con
cerns itself with "anything that
isn't nailed down," according to
Hiss Gene Overbeck, Properties Di
rector. '
Miss Overbeck is also a chorine
and plays Captain Andy's com
panion in the Trocadero Night
Club scene. '
She and her staff 'are responsible
primarily for having the right ob
ject ready for the, right entrance.
There are about 150 props, which
cover everything from hats to bot
tles to pier pilings.
The crew also has made many
of the props themselves. The crew
consists of Jim Heldman, Lloyd
Skinner, Miss Louise Fletcher, and
Bill O'Sullivan.
o acceptance until suddenly Bev
Vly Webb, always one of th
chief spokesmen of the UP, jump
id to his feet, assumed the ros
trum and shouted "insidious," re
ferring to the motives of the leg
islation. Webb, in so many words, accus
id Villagers of hanging onto the
shirtails of tbt student body to
get out a larger vote of its folk.
He said that they "lack interest."
All this followed on- the heels of
a statement by Dan .Wallace, a
member of the Village Board of
Directors, that they merely wanted
to have both their elections at the
same time to save time.
David Reid (SP) defended the
bill, and perhaps it was his speech
calling Webb an "attacker" which
encouraged several of the indeci-
jsive to okay the measure,
. Student body President , Tom
Creasy yesterday announced a cod
ification of the student body Con
stitution. It is the first correct
one to be made since 1950,' Creasy
said.
Creasy said that codification in
volves "including amendments that
have been passed and approved
since 1950, and in general, bring
ng the Constitution up to date. The
basic elements of the Constitution
have not been changed.
Last semester Creasy appointed
Jim Turner to study the old Con
stitution and propose changes, in
cluding the amendments that have
been passed since 1950. With the
help of Miss . Pat McBane, who
helped with the technical work
involved, the revision was complet
ed.' After the new constitution was
put in , order, it was turned over
to an approving committee com
posed of Creasy, Rueben Leonard,
Don Geiger and Graham Rights.
Creasy said, "I am very happy
with the results. It's something we
have needed for the 'past five
years. Pat McBane and Jim Turner
are to be commended for a -. fine
job."
Arboi-etum
House On
In his discussion of the poem
"Lycidas" with Dr. , Macon
Cheek's class on ' John Milton
yesterday, Chancellor It. B.
House covered everything from
presenting the poem's theme on
a modern basis to the descrip
tion of some of the poem's .lines
as "sort of an Arboretum move
ment here."
Chancellor House's lecture on
the poem was by ho means his
first. The custom of inviting Jiim
to discuss and interpret the
poem was begun some 20 years
ago by Dr. George Taylor.
("Lycidas" is the poem which
Milton wrote following the death
of his friend Edward King and
which was included in a vol
ume commemorating his death.)
In his. lecture on the poem
the Chancellor said that its au
thor was "one of the greatest
intellectual and moral powers"
of the world and the "greatest
in our own language."
He said the question which
the poem treats, that of the
Whitesides Will Sing Tonight
In Spring's First 'Musicale'
William Whitesides, tenor, will
e presented tomorrow night at
; o'clock in the first of the spring
"etites Musicales.
Whitesides taught here last
ear. He is now an instructor
t Mars Hill College.
Miss Norma Weaver, pianist,
ill accompany Whitesides, whose
oncert will be given in the main
unge of Graham Memorial.
The selections which Whitesides
ill present are Elizabethan Love
longs by John Dowland; Geist
che Lieder by J. S. Bach; O Cara
pene by G. F. Handel; Halt! and
Vm Feierabend by Franz Schu
ert; Lebe Wohl and Der Tam
our by-' Hugo Wolf; Sonntag and
ergebliches Staendchen by Jo-
30 Feet: 5 Hours
Gentleman walked up to the general delivery window of the
local post office yesterday and told potsman on duty this story:
"I came in here this morinng and mailed a letter, to myself. I
put it in the local slot at 7:30 this morning. Here it is, 12:30 p.m.;
and you haven't put the letter in my box yet." The gentleman's
mai lbox was about 30 feet form the mail slot.
"I don't know," allowed the postman. "They're supposed to
collect the mail from the slot every hour or so.
. "This has happened before, and it'll happen again," the post
man said.
, The gentleman looked at his watch. "That's five hours," he no
ted. "What we need is to get the Democrats back in office."
"I reckon you're right," the postman agreed. '
Dorm Shortage
Termed 'Acute7
The Visiting Committee of the
Board of Trustees said in its an
nual report that the shortage - of
dormitory rooms here has "be
come acute." '
At Chapel Hill 2,804 students
are occupying rooms meant to ac
comodate 2,484 by putting three
irt. a room, says the report. Some
200 rooms "are needed to meet ex-T
isting: needs, the committee said.
The situation concerning hous-'
ing for married students is much
worse, added the report. There
are 1,300 married students here;
Victory Village has 352 units,
"dhapel Hill simply is not equip
ped to accomodate the remainder
satisfactorily," says the report.
-The report continues, "The mar
ried student and his wife are mak
ing a great effort to obtain an
education ; '....The state in turn
should help them, if possible, by
providing adequate, low-rent
housing."
ovement:
Lycidas'
meaning of a life which is sud
denly cut . short by death, 'ap
plies to you more than any other
generation." In giving an ex
planation the Chancellor said
;that today the problem is "What
jise.jis it to do your work, and
"to make a good record in col
lege with the draft breathing
down your neck?"
In describing the two lines
of Milton's poem which read
"To sport with Amaryllis in
the shade,
Or with the tangles of
Neaera's hair?"
Chancellor House painted a
more modern picture of thet
words by calling the scene a
"sort of an Arboretum move
ment here."
The Chancellor displayed a
'wide knowledge of Greek my
thology by explaining several of
Milton's allusions to Greek gods
and goddesses.
He described "Lycidas" as
"one of the greatest poems of
western litrature" in its use of
symbolism.
hannes Brahms, and Cinq Melodies
Populaires Grecques" by Maurice
lavel. Whitesides will conclude
his program with Old American
Songs by Aaron Copland.
The Petites Musicales are being
sponsored by Graham Memorial
Vctivities Board. The artists ap
pearing this semester will include
Jouglas Faimbrough and Wheeler
Ensemble, March 13; A Program
of Gilbert and Sullivan Favorites,
March 27; Nara Snornicks, piano,
April 10; Richard Cox, tenor, Ap
41 27 and Marjorie Still, piano,
May 1.
All the Petite Musicales will be
presented in GM's main lounge at
3 o'clock. There will be no admis
sion charge and no reserved seats.
The Visiting Committee of the TOG Board of Trustees has reported that student-owned
cars at Carolina and State College
(1) "Present difficult problems" to the universities;
(2) May have some "effects"'on "academic work and general behavior of the students;"
() Recommended that the administration "attempt to improve the regulation of the
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Misusing Authority
Charged Official
D. M. Horner, superintendent of maintenance, said "No comment,"
concerning a report in The Durham Morning Herald yesterday con
cerning misuse of authority for personal gain. An official said Horner
had been charged with using Uni
WHAT
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HANDBOOK EDITOR
The Women's Residence Coun
cil files will be open today and
Monday from 2 until 4 p.m. for
anyone interested in applying for
editorship of the Women's Hand
book. Applications will be due
Thursday noon, and interviews will
be held from 4 until 5:30 that
afternoon.
GRADUATION INVITATIONS
Graduation invitation sales will
be held for the last time today
from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the
Y lobby.
BAHAI WORLD FAITH
The Bahai World Faith will hold
a public meeting tomorrow at 11
a. m. in Roland Parker Number 1.
COSMOPOLITAN XLUBU: .
The Cosmopolitan Club will
meet tomorrow at 4 p.m. in the
Rendezvous Room. Slides of French
Morocco will be shown.
BSU
The BSU will hold a supper
forum tomorrow at 6 p.m. at the
Baptist Church. A film entitled
Dust or Destiny will be shown.
WESTMINISTER FELLOWSHIP
Rev. John A. Weidinger, chap
lain of the Catholic Church here,
will speak on "What Does a Ca
tholic Believe" tomorrow at the
Presbyterian hut at 7 p.m. fol
lowing supper which will be serv
ed at 6 p.m. The charge for sup
per will be 50 cents.
in?
John Larkins To Talk
At Phi s Inauguration
A man who holds . three top-rank-
ing jobs in North Carolina will
speak here Tuesday night.
John Larkins, who holds the of-
fices of Legislative Counsel to the
Governor, chairman of the State
Legislature's Advisory Budget
Commission and state Democratic
Chairman, will be guest speaker
it the Tuesday night inauguration
of Frank Warren Jr. as speaker
of the Philanthropic Literary So-
ciety.
Larkir-s. a native of Trenton and
iraduate of Wake Forest, is axmem-
ber of the Visiting Committee of
the Consolidated University Board
of Trustees.
Warren is a junior from Snow,
Hill. He is sergeant-at-arms of the
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versity personnel to build a $25,000
home. The official stated Horner
said he. had used University people,
but only on Saturdays and off
hours, and that he had paid them
out of his own pocket. Horner said
that he had uncancelled checks to
prove, it.
Business Manager C. E. Teague
said that the office of operations
would i"look into it and ... find
out what the facts are.".
The matter was first called to
the attention of Chancellor Robert
House, who referred it to Teague.
A newspaper reporter came to
Teague, saying he had received a
letter suggesting that there was mis.
use of funds. Teague said, "We will
be seriously handicapped in the
nvestigation unless the people who
tell others about these things will
tell us as well." He promised pro
tection to those who wodld talk.
Teague said he would check with
he personnel manager, the auditing
department and other groups he
fore proceeding. He promised a full
report of the investigation will
be made public.
. Industrial Relations
Group To Meet Monday
The newly formed Industrial
Relations Forum will hold its first
meeting Monday night at 8 o'clock
in 105 Hanes Hall.
Dr. Frank T. deVyver, profes
sor of economics at Duke Univer
sity, will speak on "The Scope of
the Field of Industrial Relations."
The Forum's meetings will be
held once a month and will be
open to the public.
Student Party. The other officers
which will be installed at the inau-
guration ceremonies are Lawrence
Matthews, speaker pro tem; Har-
old Downing, parlimentarian; John
Curtis, critic; Dick Albert, clerk;
Hill Johnston, sergeant-at-arms.
A reception will be held follow-
ing the inauguration in the mair
lounge of Graham Memorial from
9 until 10 p.m. It will be open tc
the public.
The phi, founded in 1795, is one
of the two oldest debating societies
in the United States, the othc
being the Dialectic Senate. Hintor
James, the first student of thf
University, was one of the firs
members. Amona past member.'
of the Society who were prominent
in their later .lives are Charles B.
Aycock, past Governor of North
Carolina; William Rufus King, one
time vice-president of the United
States; James J. Pettigrew, the
Confederate, general who led part
of Pickett's charge at Gettysburg,
and James Dobbins, U. S. Secre
tary of the Navy from 1853-57.
According to Warren, the Phi
and the Di were instrumental in
starting student government on the
Carolina campus.
Warren said that the occasion
from which the beginnings of stu
dent government arose was the ex
. pulsion by the Faculty Council of
a member of the Phi for drinking
The Society appealed for the stu
dent's reinstatement, saying that he
had promised to stop drinking. Thf
Phi at that time promised the
(See PHI, page four.)
-use oi cars ana mat it consider
seriously the question of posses
sion 6f automobiles by undergrad
uates particularly by those living
on or near the campus."
The Board of Trustes will meet
Monday at 11 a.m. in the Hall of
the House in Raleigh. Each mem
ber of the Board has received a
copy of the Visiting Committee's
report.
The report for the year 1955,
lists the topic, "Students' Auto
mobiles," under the general title,
"Matters Affecting the Whole Un
iversity." 'Members of the Visiting Com
mittee who compiled the report
are Mrs. Ed Anderson, West Jef
ferson; James Clark, Elizabeth
town; R. Floyd Crouse, Sparta; P.
B. Ferebee, Andrews;
R. L. Harris, Roxboro; John Lar
kins, Trenton; Mrs. B. C. Parker,
Albemarle; H. L. Riddle Jr., Mor
ganton; William Saunders, Aber
deen; D. L. Ward, New Bern; Hill
Yarborough, Louisburg, and Vic
tor Bryant (chairman), Durham..
THE REPORT
The report states that at State
College, "44.6 percent of all su
dents have registered automobiles
with the college authorities; at
Chapel Hill, 21.3 percent have
registered the possession of cars.
"The officials at Chapel Hill be
lieve that their records of regis
tration are incomplete," the re
port says.
"When total numbers are consi
dered," according, to the report,
"the size of the traffic and park
ing problem becomes apparent im
mediately. There are 1,932 student-owned
automobiles at Ral
sigh; 1,492 at Chapel Hill.
"More important, of course, is
the question of the effects of au
tomobiles on the academic work
and general behavior of the stu
dents. This influence may be
2specially critical with respect to
mderclassmen. At Chapel Hill, 17.3
percent of all freshmen and soph
mores have automobiles. At
State College, 42.8 percent of the
freshmen and sophomores have au
tomobiles," the report states.
Further, "A hard and fast pro
hibition of automobiles is unlike
ly to be effective. Aquitable en
forcement would be almost impos
sible. Nor does it seem reasonable
'.o deny some married students and
graduate and professional students
he right to have automobiles. In
addition many students of all
classes use their cars in commuting-
,
"The Visiting Committee does
recommend, however, that the
idministration attempt to improve
he regulation of the use of cars &
hat it consider seriously he
question of possession of automo
biles by undergraduates, particu
arly by those living on or near
he campus."
ESSENTIAL DETAILS
The report listed "essential de
ails of the registration of stud
mts' automobiles" at Chapel Hill
is follows; 1
Out of 2,615 freshmen and soph
mores: 466 cars.
Out of 1,859 juniors and sen
ors: 439 cars.
Out of 1,587 graduate and pro-
Sessional students: 387 cars
Two Are Named To
Confab Positions
Bev Webb and Sue Fink have
been chosen co-chairmen of the
1955 State of the Campus Confer
ence, to be held in the early
spring.
Webb and Miss Fink were ap
pointed by the planning commis
sion for the event,' and were ap
proved by the Legislature Thurs
day night They will conduct all
meetings of the conference, but
ill advance planning will be done
by the commission.
' Members of the commission in
clude Luanne Thornton, chairman,
and Rollie Tillman, Nancy Mor
gan, Bebe Bauman, Bruce Gustaf
son and Myron Conklin.
    

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