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VOL. LVII NO. 126
Complete UP) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 1955
Offices In Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES TODAY
UP FOR VOTE TUESDAY:
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PIANIST-TWINS BARBREE & SHIRLEE PRESTWOOD
... will play tonight at Consolidated University fete
CU Event s Tonight
The last Consolidated University
event of this year will be held to
day at Womans' College in Greens
boro. Festivities, which include open
house, a talent show and dance,
will be in YVC's student union,
The events, slated to begin at 5
p.m., will be climaxed by 9 p.m.
Presidential hopeful Ed Mc
Curry dropped by yesterday and
confirmed something. .
Asked if he was going to win
on the University. . .Party lisket
Tuesday, McCurry said: "I"m still
Ballot Boxscore stood like this
as of yesterday:
Don Fowler, Independent pres
idental candidate, has made six
statements so far. He has said
he is for leaving" fraternity af
fairs to the Interfraternity
council; he favors a student Con
stitution amendment reconstruct
ing the Student Council: wants a
"junior partnership" between
students and administration; is
in favor of a "spirit of unity"
between campus political par
ties. He disagreed with Student
Party Candidate Manning Munt
zing that a student traffic court
should be set up.
On segregation, Candidate
Fowler gave (like the other can
didates) a very weak statement.
He Hike ths other candidates)
had, to be asked for a statement
concerning the Supreme Court's
ruling. "As American citizens,"
YMC A Picked Its Officers
rvHctifln Assn. picked its leaders for the
The UNC Young Jvlen ? Rights; new president;
next year. Front row, left to rig , secretary, and
Ed Hennessee, vice-president, back row, it y
Gerald Mayo, treasurer.
with Reg Marshall and orchestra
providing music until midnight.
Larry Ford, chairman of the
UNC delegation, urged "all stu
dents" to attend the CU night. No
admission price will be charged,
according to Ford.
The next CU event will be held
in the fall at the Carolina-State
football game in Raleigh.
said Fowler, "we must take cog
nizance of" the fact that "the
Supreme Court has abolished
segregation." Folwer called for
a "great deal of consideration"
and asked students to "strive for
a solution which will benefit all
citizens of North Carolina."
Fowler entered the campaign
as an independent March 14. His
campaign is being managed by
FOUR DAYS UNTIL ELECTION
University Party Candidate Ed
McCurry, who became a candi
date March 7, has seven state
ments to his credit.
McCurry wants to give stu
dents 25 percent of campus store
profits; he wants changes in the
cut system: closer liaison be
tween students and student gov
ernment; a sub-Graham Mem
orial in the old Vets' Club build
ing; high school . student gov
ernment workshop; closer work
with dormitory residents.
Like the other candidates, Mc
Curry had nothing to say on
segregation. He admitted it,
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Pretty tap dancer Patsy Petit
will perform at Consolidated
University Night tonight at Wo
man's College, Greensboro. Fes
tivities start at 5 p.m. in Elliott
Hall, and dance will be held at
On March 7, the Student Party
named Manning Muntzing its
candidate for president. Munt
zing chose Sam (Buddy) Wells
his campaign manager. Munt
zing has .seven statements beside
The SP candidate wants a stu
dent traffic court: a study day
at the ends of semesters (like
WC); return on dormitory vend
ing machine profits; he's "aware"
of the UNC Band's situation; he
doesn't like the high cost of
tickets for students dates at ath
letic events; he has made what
he called a statement on segre
gation "I hope that the student
body and student government
will work together to meet the
situation" and he wants week
end social facilities to be ex
All presidential candidates
have lifted items from each oth
er's programs. They have not
been ashamed because they lift
They need not be ashamed.
None of the items mentioned so
far has been . controversial
enough to worry about. F. P.
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Consolidated University President Gordon Gray ate upstairs in Lenoir Hall with heads of campus
organizations. Eating with him, left to right, are Rollie Tillman, head of Orientation Committee; Gray;
Tom Creasy, student body president, and Joel Fleishman, Carolina Forum president. President Gray also
went to the University of California at Los Angeles yesterday to make a speech.
Amendment Deals With
I nterd or mitory Council
Four amendments to the student Constitution will be
presented to the student body for a vote in Tuesday's elec
tion. One proposed amendment, to give student govern
ment Attorney General specific powers, Was' published yes
terday. Two others are printed today. The first, below,
deals with In terdormitory Council. The second, on page
lour, concerns student nurses.
A BILL TO AMEND THE OFFICIAL STUDENT CONSTITUTION
OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Whereas: Through practice, Jiiterdprmitory representatives, elected
by the individual dormitories, have taken the place of advisors ap
pointed by the University as members of the Interdorriutory Coun-
' cil; and
Whereasi Interdormitory Council7 officers elected in the spring auto
matically hold over and eliminate the necessity for an other hold
over members; and . . ' '
Whereas: A social program in the residences, as directed by the ln
terdormitory Council, for the residents of the dormitories has proven
very effective; and
AVhereas: A chairman and clerk of the Interdormitory Council Court
eliminate the necessity of a hold-over member of the Court;
NOW THEREFORE BE IT ENACTED BY THE STUDENT
LEGISLATURE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA, THAT
Article I. The official student Constitution of the University of North
Carolina shall be amended to read as follows:
Section 1. Article I, Section 10. Men's Interdormitory Council. The
Men's Interdormitory Council shall be composed of the presidents
of the men's dormitories and the IDC representatives elected by the
dormitories. The Men's Interdormitory Council shall choose its own
officers in the spring to serve until the following spring. The offi
cers of the Interdormitory Council shall have the power to authorize
and carry out dormitory elections, and no lecjtion shall be valid
without their authorization. The Men's Interdormitory Council shall
have power to (
a. make rules affecting conduct of men in dormitories.
b. represent dormitory men in dealings with the university.
c. promote social activities in the dormitory for the residents.
d. provide for continuation, and operation of the Council and Court
during summer school. - -
Section 2. Article I, Section 11. Men's Dormitory Execuitve Commit
tee. The Men's Dormitory Executive Committee shall be composed
of the president, vice-president, secretary-trasurer and IDC repre
sentative. The Executive Committee shall have power to make such
special rules concerning conduct in the respective men dormitories
as shall not conflict with the rulings of the student Legislature and
Men's Interdormitory Council: and each Dormitory Executive Com
mittee shall have power to plan and propose all activities of the re
spective dormitories. '
i Section 3. Article H, Section 2, Sub-section F. Men's Interdormitory
Council Court. The Men's Interdormitory Council Court shall have
original jurisdiction in all cases involving infraction of dormitory
rules of conduct as outlined in the by-laws of the Men's Interdormi
tory Court, and as stipulated on each individual door, and in all cases
involving damage to dormitory property.
Section 4. Article II, Section 3, Subsection F. Men's Interdormitory
Council Court. The Men's Interdormitory Council Court shall be
composed of five members elected by and from the Interdormitory
Council in the fall and a chairman and clerk of the Interdormitory
Council Court elected by the preceding Men's Ltvterdormitory Coun
cil in the spring. ' . -
Article n. These amendments upon passage by the student Legisla
ture shall be put to the student body for approval in the next special
;r regular election authorized by the student Legislature.
(See other amendment, page ,4.)
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GEN. MATTHEW RIDGWAY
. . . speaks Monday
General Matthew Ridgway will
speak at the first spring program
of the Carolina Forum Monday at
8:30 p.m. in .Memorial Hall.
Following the speech there
will be a reception for the speaker
in the GM Lounge. The general
will attend the reception and then
j leave immediately lor Washing-
I Graduated from the U. S. Mili
tary Academy, April 29, 1917,
Ridgway has led an illustrious
military life. In 1942 he was pro
moted to brigadier general and in
1951 he became a full general. It
was at this time that he was ser
ving as commander-in-chief of the
United Nations Command in the
Far East. In 1952 he was named
Supreme Commander, Allied Pow
ers in Europe, succeeding Dwight
D. Eisenhower. ,
Wife Dies In Charlotte
CHARLOTTE, March 25 Mrs.
Archibald Henderson, wife of
George Bernard Shaw's official bi
ographer, died last night at a nurs
ing home here after a long illness.
Her husband retired several
years ago as head of the Univer
sity of North Carloina mathematics
The funeral will be at 10 a.m.
tomorrow. Burial will be at Fletcher.
Lewis N Brumfield, formerly Politicians got a spot of political punch, served by Independent
running for position of , head Women's Council. Affair was a general get-together of folks run
cheerleader, was elected presi- ning for campus offices.
dent of the IDC. All photos by It. B. Henley.
TUESDAYS THE DAY . . .
Make Last Talks
Student body presidential candidates made their last
statements yesterday before Tuesday's election.
. Candidates Ed McCurry
.Mumins (Student Party) and
"I should like to see established
what I would call a student think
ing board, composed of students
from every segment of the Uni
versity, said the Student Party's
presidential candidate yesterday.
Manning Muntzing said he pro
poses such a board due to the fact
that the student government of
ten acts on matters which are
vital to the whole student body
"Every stand that I have taken
has been one which I believe in,
and one which can, by hard work,
be effected in the coming year,"
said Don Fowler, independent
presidential candidate, yesterday.
Fowler said throughout his cam
paign he has been urged to make
promises to many groups on cam
pus which "have ranged from
promising the vets a clubhouse to
Four "small but practical pro
jects" were enumerated by Uni
versity Party presidential candi
date Ed McCurry yesterday as
things which he will do his "best"
to obtain for the students.
McCurry- said-the projects hae
been brought to his attention
while carrying on his campaign by
visiting students. He lists them as
"We've got to have more sup-
port for our teams, and I promise j
to do my utmost to achieve this,"
said T. C. (Country) Homesley, who i
is campaigning for a write-in vote
as head cheerleader, yesterday. i
"I am for more student partici-j
pation through a greater variety 1
of yells, more comical yells and i
using gimieks to arouse interest j
during lax periods," he added.
According to Howard Fogleman.
Homesley's campaign manager, "T.
C. for UNC is sweeping the campus
on a cheering bandwagon of en-
; thusiasm." He added, "T. C. is go-
ing all over the campus and hi.-:
extraordinary personality is really
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: "only when it is too late." He said
! Saturday classes, new cut system
and present possibility of an in-
crease in tuition and dorm rents
I are examples of matters on which
I student government has acted too
! "This board would see t hat stu
i dent government is not caught
napping, but would look to the
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; planning the Victory Village Cen
; tor on the Graham Memorial. All
of these I have been forced to
, refuse.' ,
i The presidential aspirant said
; he did not feel that he could make
promises "for the sake of solicit
; ing votes," adding that some of
the promises he was asked to make
were ones which "no candidate,
(See FOWLER, page 4)
(1) "Pavement of the parking
: area behind Cobb, and painting
parking lines there and behind
Connor so that parking will be
, more orderly and thus accommo
j date at least a few more cars.
; (2) "Pencil sharpeners in the
i (3) "Making the Planatarium
' parking area available to students
(See McCURRY. page 4)
Joan Palmer, Student Party nom
inee for secretary of the student
body, yesterday delivered her first
statement of the campaign.
"It is my earnest desire," she
said, "that each student will ac
quaint himself with all candidates.
In past elections we have fallen
low in exercising our democratic
right to vote. Records show this
to bf true."
"I would like to thank those peo
ple who have helped me with my
campiagn," said the SP candidate,
"and at the same time urged all stu
dents to go to the polls and vote
for the candidate of their choice."
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