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VOL. LVII NO. 146
Gray Says Students Are
Essential As A Group
In Survival Of America
Speaks At
GM Week
Meeting
President Gordon Gray last
night said the students who are
now attending and will attend in
the future both public and pri
vate institutions of higher learn
ing "need to be impressed with
their future importance as a group
in the survival of American so
, ciety."
A group of only twenty-five stu
dents heard President Gray.
Speaking to students in , the
Main Lounge of Graham Memorial
on the topic, "The University and
Its Responsibilities," President
Gray said the "great bulk" of
ever increasing number of col
lege and university students "no
longer comes from a rural, prov
incial America, but, rather, from
an urban and semi-urban Ameri
ca, across which all the forces
of, the modern 20th century
world play freely. I believe that
it is accurate and fair to say, also,"
he continued, "that a substantial
part of our students come to col
lege, not through any particularly
strong desire for a college edu
cation ..." .
President Gray pointed out that
this situation ,"is somewhat dif
t fercnt from that on which, by and
large, higher education in Ameri
ca " has developed." He said the
country's- universities and colleges
have had as one of their main
functions in the past to "pierce
the provincial coats", of the "re
latively small proportion of our
young people" who entered such
institutions with a "positive de
sire" for learning.
In pointing out the new function
which has been placed on insti
tutions ofJ learning, President
Gray suggested "we owe this gen
eration of x students we are now
receiving a measure of stability. . .
I do not. refer to the stability of
arrested development," he ex
plained. "I refer to the stability
that proceeds from a feeling on
the part of the student that what
he is doing is worthwhile, not only
to himself, but to the total pic
ture of the life in which he lives
nd will continue to live. Nor do
I refer to a stability in which
questions may not be asked and
answers sought along any road
tha't leads to the source," said
President Gray.
"We are no longer producing
a .relatively small minority, but
a Tnajor, measurable component
ofour American society," he said.
". . . we are in a real sense cre
ating not only the leaders of
the future, but the near average
man of the futuer.
"To put this into quite stark
terms, should H-bombs devastate
our existing order of things, these
people will be a major portion of
those who do, or do not, survive
and have, or have not, the moral
purpose and courage to put the
pieces back together."
President Gray said that if the
colleges and universities be
come "convinced" of their new
responsibility, he 'believes that
they "may be on the road to two
objectives. First, we may be able
to communicate to the student a
sense of moral order, and he to
receive it.
Second,' said President Gray,
"I refer to the communication of
an awareness of the fact that
survival is once again a relevant
issue in American society." Jle
explained that he referred not
only to the "danger from nuclear
weapons," but also "to survival of
the personality; of the family and
Of the community in a world that
Often seriously seems to inter
fere with their full development."
' President Gray was speaking in
(onnection with Graham Memori
al's week of celebration of the
23rd birthday.' - '
Complete
GM Slate For Today
Here's the schedule for today's Graham Memorial Week events:
Tonight at 8 o'clock, a "red hot" Negro combo will hold forth
in front of the Student Union building. Students are invited to
bring themselves, their dates, Bermuda shorts and blankets. No
admission charge. 8 Music and refreshments will be furnished by
Graham Memorial.
UP Chief Sanders
Clarifies Statement
By EBBA FREUND
A poorly attended University
Party meeting last night heard
chairman Bill Sanders assert "po
litical parties can be clean and
constructive."
Referring to a statement he
made last week that "political par
ties are a necessary evil" Sanders
went on to say that party quibbles
over little things are a "major
cause" of student apathy toward
student government. "When a
political party causes apathy" be
continued, "it is evil."
All elected .officers should not
forget that they "owe allegiance
to the students," said Sanders.
Honor Report Due
Former President Tom Creasy's
committe to study improvements
in the honor system will be re
leased this week, Chairman Scotty
Hester announced yesterday.
Copies of the report will be
available next week at the' stu
dent government office, according
to Hester.
The committee's purpose was to
look into possible changes to im
Leadership Stirs atent
Abilities Rev. Kid der
By PEGGY WARD
Rev. Maurice Kidder opened the
first session of the Leadership
Training Program by discussing the
stereotypes necessary . for good
leaders yesterday.
"The first sterotype Spaghetti
Leadership can't be pushed, it
has to be pulled," said Reverend
Kidder. It stays ahead of the fol
lowers and beckons them on, he
said. This is not always best when
it gives the feeling that those who
are behind are dead weight The
motto for a job is to keep the
job bigger than ourselves, said
the speaker. "The secret of the
quiet operator is to get the job
done without concern for where
credit for the job is going," Rev.
Kidder added.
Another sterotype is "Personali
ty Leadership" which takes every
one into account except those who
are to be led, according to Rever
end Kidder. The scene has to be
set just right t0 do the job, he
said. A motto for avoiding ' this
stereotype is, "If the learner ean
not perform, the instructor has
not taught," said Reverend Kidder.
Many times we go through the
motions and expect success to fol
low but this does not always work,
he , added. It takes a lot of in
dividual work on all potentials, he
said. The leaders have to be able
to show the men at the bottom how
to do the job, and endless patience
and concern for the followers is
most necessary to make sure that
Uhe job gets done, he said. There
is no human endeavor or insti
tution which does not have a
goal, said the speaker. There is no
job which is an end- in itself, he
added.
House Rejects Proposal
Giving Yearly Session
RALEIGH, April 26 UP) Three
votes spelled defeat today as the
House rejected a proposed consti
tutional amendment to permit an
nual General Assembly sessions.
UP) Wire Service
"The University Party will not
forget the most important people
in student government at Carolina
the students," concluded San
ders. Sanders named his appoint
ments to committees, but because
of the paucity of members at the
meeting he decided to wait until
next week t oask for approval - of
the appointments.
: The new members of the legis
lative committee, which acts as- a
"liaison between the party and
legislature," are John Raper,
chairman, Jim Exum (party floor
leader) and Ed Lippman.
prove the Honor System. The three
areas covered by the Hester com
mittee were: 1. During and after
Orienation 2. Mechanics within
court system 3. Rehabilitation of
suspended students.
Other committee members were
Walt Joyner, Kendrick Townsend,
Ogburn Yates, Charlie Katzenstein,
Luther Hodges, and Bill Calvert.
Coeds' Mass Meeting, Discussion Groups
And Gray Speech End Project's Activities
A mass meeting of all women ' Bauman, Ann Herbert, Betsy Good
students, small discussion group ! win,
meetings and a banquet at which
President Gordon Gray will speak
are the activities scheduled to wind
up this year's Leadership Train
ing program today. ; 5
Tickets for the banquet may be
purchased by any junior and sen
ior women and men students who
wish to attend for $1.25. They may
be obtained from the Dean of Wo- i
men's Office or from Misses Mari
lyn Zager, Nancy Whisnant, Bebe
DISCUSSION OF LIPPMANN'S BOOK:
WUNC-TV provided Monday
, night televiewers with an intel
lectual jaunt through Walter
Lippmann's new book, The Pub
lic Philosophy, with four stim
ulating professors leading the
idea tour.
Doctors Alexander Heard,
William Poteat, James Godfrey
and Lt. Col. Mark Orr led the
TV tour, - and the results were
stimulating. All these men are
popular professors, and one can
easily see why from the inter
esting manner in which they
tossed ideas from the Lipp
mann book about.
Actually, the affair was a
meeting of Pi Sigma Alpha, po
litical science fraternity. And
as the show began', the tele
viewer saw the. four partici
pants through rows of the audi
ence much in the same man
ner of one actually on the
scene.
Dr. Heard of the Political
Science Department pointed out
that columnist Lippmann was
considerable more than just a
columnist, citing other books
that the columnist has written
on political philosophy.
ChAPEL HILL. NORTH CAROLINA,
Covering The
us
Students should report to 308
South Building before April 30
to sign up for preregistration ap
pointments. Men interested in working with
measuring acreage of all tobacco,
cotton and peanuts in North Caro
lina should meet today at 3 p.m.
in 211 Gardner Hall. A represent
ative of the ASC office will be
present. t
Senior graduation invitations
will be distributed today ' on the
second floor of the ; Y building
irom 9 a.m. to noon. i
Seniors may become members
of the Alumni Association for $1
for the first year by signing up
in Y-court between 9 a.m. and
1 p.m. all during this week.
Cheerleading practice will con
tinue today from 4 -until 6 p.m. "
Earl D. McGuire of Danville,
Ga., a rising senior,- has been in
stalled as hew president of the
University Press Club. He suceeds
Bill Venable of Mount. Airy.
Other officers are Bill Isenhour,
Hickory, Vice-president; Barbara
Willard, -High Point, ' secretary;
Bernie Weiss, Norfolk, ,Va., trea
surer, and J. D.-: McRorie, Troy,
publicity chairman.
Outgoing officers, other than
VehabW,JrJa'r'e' Clinton " i Alaarews,'
Hickory, vice-president; Hazel
Crawford, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.,
secretary, and Bill Wright, Shelby,
treasurer.
Misses Kendrick Townsend, Dot
tie Figel, Ruth Jones and Annette
Levenson. N0 tickets will be sold
at the door.
The mass meeting will be held at
4 p.m. in the Library Assembly
Room. A skit on parlimentary pro
cedure will be given by Miss Babbie
! Dilorio and Lewis Brumfield. The
campus men leaders will also be
introduced at the meeting. .
Camp
An Intellectual Jaunt
Dr. Godfrey said The Public
Philosophy was much "like an
artichoke" a book "that
should be eaten leaf by - leaf."
Then the English history pro
fessor began to munch on some
of the Lippmann leaves:
"A ccording to Lippmann,
there has been a Joss of execu
tive power . . . and a dangerous
overemphasis of public opinion
. . . Lippmann sees in the ex
ecutive power of the govern
' ment a branch particularly
dedicated to allegiance of law."
Dr. Godfrey pointed to what
Lippmann called a "lost value"
government "with some higher
view." Lippmann's answer, said
Dr. Godfrey, is "a reaffirma
tion of dependence on natural
law."
Philosophy Professor Poteat
filled the cameras next, talking
about "the exposed nerve of
liberal democratic government"
on which Lippmann has but his
political finger. According to
Dr. Poteat, the "exposed nerve"
is the fact that while liberalism
is "animated by criticism and
dissent," certain "practical lim
its" restrain this "criticism and
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 27, 1955
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. "Don't Kick It Around" is the title of the number Miss Bo Bernardin and Tom Gill, above, will play
in Thursday and Friday's presentations of "Satan's Saints," to be put on by Sound and Fury, student
drama group. Gill and Miss Bernardin, who are the musical's leads, will be supplemented by an all
star student cast. Tickets for the show are on sale for 50 cents at Town & Campus, Kemp's, Gra
ham Memorial and Y-Court. Show will start at 3:30 both nights, with seniors admitted free to the
Thursday performance. Markham photo.
Satan's Saints' Grew
Flying Toward Deadline
By JACKIE GOODMAN
The students who attend, the
Sound and Fury production of
"Satan's Saints" are not expecting
what they are going to get in the
show, according to members of
the cast.
The stage crew and some mem
bers of the cast were working
hard in Memorial Hall yesterday
afternoon. Props were being built
andpainted for the performances
to be given tomorrow and Friday
night.
dissent." The big trouble, said
Dr. Poteat thoughtfully, is that
you. can't draw lines in advance
as to the limits of criticism and
dissent. He compared the "ex
posed nerve" to a digestive sys
tem that would digest both food
and the stomach itself.
Lt. Col. Orr pointed to foreign
policy as the "Achilles heel of
liberalism." He said, "Lippmann
thinks that public opinion is
wrong about all the time." Lt.
Col. Orr said Lippmann said
that the influence of liberal
democracy is dwindling in the
world, and that Lippmann's
remedies were a "strong-execu-
tive" and a "public philosophy."
Lt. Col. Orr, looking worried,
asked, "Is that (a strong execu
tive) really going to solve the
problem? Is that not worse
than the disease? Would that
not deprive the people of a say
so in government?"
.He also wondered, "Aren't
we already doing something
like formulating a public phil
osophy?" Dr. Heard said the thing
about which Lippmann is con
cerned had its origins in "the
Offices In Graham
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'Don'tKick It Around1 Is The
Herbert Thorp is crew chief.
David Ward is construction chief;
with Miss Henri Van Order as
prop manager and Miss Bette
Bostian handling the costumes. .
Miss Carol Ann Lee is assisting
Miss Bo Bernardin as director of
Sound and Fury's second produc
tion of the year.
The first dress rehearsal of the
show was held last night.
The cast yesterday described
the show as being ""just a little
bit off the Playmakers."
mass suffrage movement" and
the "enormous increase in eco
nomic and sociological diversi
fication ' of the country."
. He spoke of the need for Vre
enlightening the private inter
ests to what the public interest
is" And then Dr. Heard invited
the audience to participate,
which it did, although at first
reluctantly.
' Dr. . Godfrey observed, after
the audience had tossed the
Lippmann theories around a bit,
"The alarming thing is that he
(Lippmann) may be right about
the disease and wrong about
the cure."
And as the thoughtful politi-.
cal science students of the fra
ternity held a consultation on
the cure for liberal democracy,
announcer Charles .Kuralt told
televiewers what they were
listening to and asked them to
write the station if they en
joyed the program. With that,
one of the University's most
successful (and most educa
tional) programs faded away,
but not for long, this reporter
hopes. L. K,
Memorial
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Business
Fair Is
Underway
The 1955 Business Fair gets
under way on campus today.
The event, sponsored by Alpha
Kappa Psi business fraternity,
features exhibits depicting "The
Contributions of Transportation
to the Development of the South.!'
A variety of exhibits, open to
the entire campus,' is housed in
O. Max Gardner Hall, Hanes Hall
and Carroll Hall.
One of the featured events of i
the exposition will be a demon
stration of the new; "speed trap"
devices.
The demonstration, to be put on
by State Highway Patrolmen, will
open for inspection a "whammy,"
an interceptor car, and will give
crowds a chance for audience
participation through reflex test
ing devices.
Another of the featured exhi
bits is a detailed array of water--color
paintings depicting the vari
ous locomotive types.
On the mechanical side, there
is in Hanes .Hall a working lo
comotive model, and in Carroll
Hall a working "Constellation"
type airplane model.
The director of exhibits for the
two-day affair is Andy Vero.
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Seniors Feted With
Hogan's Picnic Today
The senior class will celebrate another day of Senior Week today
with a picnic at Hogan's Lake.
The picnic will begin with a parade from the front of Woollen
Gym at 3 p.m.
Food, soft drinks and prizes will be on tap- for the occasion, ac
cording to Rue ben Leonard, publicity chairman. "Sports equipment
will be available for all those seniors that would like to impress their
dates with their athletic prowess," said Leonard.
"All you seniors gram your dates by their Bermuda shorts, cram
a bottle in your pocket, and go on out to Hogan's. Music will be fur
nished until dark. After dark . . .?" said Leonard.
POUR PAGES TODAY
Raid:
nriciizeQ
One Free;
Other 4
Appeal
By DELAINE BRADSHER
Four of the nine University
students charged with taking
part in panty raid were con
victed in Recorder's Court
yesterday.
One of the students was not
prosecuted because of lack of
evidence and the other four had
their cases transferred to the next
term of Orange County Superior
Court.
The panty raid took place April
19.
The nine boys were charged
with disturbing the women stu
dents and disorderly conduct.
Only one pleaded guilty.
Bob Brame, Edward Ross and
William Latham were found guil
ty of both charges and fined $50
and court costs. Brame and La
tham appealed and their bond
was set at $100.
Joseph Bartholomew was found
not guilty of disturbing women,
but was convicted of disorderly
conduct. He was fined $25 and
costs.
George Eanes, Donald Stray
horn, Robert Lynch and Hugh
Murray asked for a jury trial and
their cases were transferred to
the Superior Court. Bond was set
at $100 for each of the defend
ants. Grady Lee Wells of Charlotte
was not prosecuted for lack of
evidence.
Meanwhile, two student leaders
issued a statement in which they
criticized the University admin
istration for its handling of the
incident.
The two, Joel Fleishman and
Gordon Forester, said they felt
South Building "intended to by
pass the student courts initially
in order that the action of the
Recorder's Court might deter fu
ture panty raids by punishing
these nine boys who, we feel, are
no more guilty than some 500
other students who were pres
ent." Fleishman and Forester said
Chapel Hill Police Chief W. T.
Sloan had told them he believed
"the big men in South Building
had a meeting and decided that
these boys were to be tried in
Recorder's Court.
"You know we have to do what
the big men say," Chief Sloan
said, according to the two. "I
would have been happy for these
boys to be tried in student .
courts."
Fleishman and Forester said
"we feel that it is a very bad
situation when the University of
ficials refuse to trust the respon
sibility of the student courts in
enforcing discipline on this cam
pus and are forced to rely on civil
authorities to make a public ex
ample of the students accused."
Chancellor Robert House, con
tacted yesterday, denied telling
the police what to do with the
nine students. "We couldn't in
terfere with civil justice," he said.
    

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