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Mod em Venus'
By LOIS OWEN
Miss Jiji Rainwater of Alpha Gamma Delta Sorority
was proclaimed Miss Modern Venus at the annual Sigma Chi
Derby yesterday afternoon.
Derby winner was Chi Omega, dethroning Delta Delta
MISS JIJI RAINWATER
... "Miss Modern Venus"
Six foreign publicists whose job
io interpereting U. S. foreign poli
cy in their respective countries
yesterday compteted a week-long
visit to the UNC campus where
they observed various agencies
and departments, and spoke be
fore classes in journalism, politi
cal science and languages.
Currently on a three-month
tour of the United States, where
they are visiting industry, schools,
libraries, museums and other fa
cilities as a "cross-section" of
American life under sponsorship
of the U. S. State Department,
the group came to Chapel Hill
from Minnesota, where they spent
several days with farm families.
Their next stop is Knoxville,
Tenn., with possible side tours
through the Great Smoky Moun
tains and to various cultural cen
ters. . The six, all of whom hold key
posts with the U. S. Information
Service, are Miss Eve Lampen, as
sistant in the Finland Cultural
Section, Helsinki; Dan Mikkelsen,
senior Danish Press Officer, Co
penhagen; Miss Adilia Mojica, ad
ministrative assitant, Tegucigalpa,
Richard O'Farrell, chief of the
Tress Section, Madrid, Spain; Al
fredo ' Ortiz, senior assistant,
Press Section, Guatemala City,
Guatemala, and Pedr0 Rodriguez,
chief, Motion Picture Section,
San Salvador, ElSalvador.
-While in Chapel Hill they visit
ed the Institute of Government,
iHe Health Center, Communica
tFbn Center, WUNC-TV, and at
tended various entertainment
urograms. For study of publicity
p rocedures, they toured the Uni-
(See VISITORS,, .page 4)
complete (fl3) wire Service
Delta, champion for the past two
Yesterday's parade formed in
front of the Planetarium and pro
ceeded up Franklin St., down Ral
eigh Road, and around to Kenan
A series of stalls was arranged
, on the field for the teams to sit
in. Crepe paper streamers in each
j 'group's color decorated the poles
' 'of the stalls.
Mike Hendren, master of cere
monies began calling out the
numbers of the lucky tickets.
There were well over 50 door
prizes: Steak dinners at Brady's,
books from the Intimate, all the
-beer six people could drink in one
night at the Patio.
A Duke student won a case of
beer from the Goody Shop.
Micky Chamblee and Hosea Wil
son arranged the starters for the
first race, the Grand National re
lay race. "There -was '"carrying "of
marbles, drinking of Cokes on the
run and blowing bubble gum in
volved. Chi Omega won.
The second event was the Race
to the Flesh, won by Miss Martha
Stagner for Independent Coeds.
Hit the Geek, the third event,
featured throwing chocolate cream
pies in someone's face. Miss Carol
Taylor won this one for the Tri
The fourth event, previously
Kept secret, turnea out to oe a
chase after a greased pig. Miss
Laura Ann Travis managed to
seize the slippery pig by his hind
legs and dragged him over to the
judges stand, winning the event
for the Chi O.
The Pi Phis won the skit com
petition with their "S. S. Sigmund
f reud" cardboard battleship, many
sailors, and six natives in sarongs.
The Chi Os were judged to have
the best costumes, with their deck
of cards theme in red and white.
The new student government
office in Graham Memorial has
almost completed its beauty
treatment, a visit showed yes
terday. Frosted walnut furniture has
arrived. A long, combination con-
ference-work table, with 10
matching chairs, has been install- I
ed in the room, along with a
new desk for the executive sec
retary scheduled to arrive soon.
Jack Stevens, newly-elected
student government vice-president,
has a desk.
Walls are pale blue-green,
floor is newly-polished and new
Venetian blinds are at the win
dows. Two steel office cabinets are
expected soon, according to Gra
ham Memorial officials.
Student Council Head
Robert B. (Pat) Patterson Jr.,
junior from Wilson, has been
elected chairman of the Stu
dent Council, according to an
Miss Jane Howie, junior from
Charlotte, was named clerk.
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Conference On Faith
In Education Begins
A two-day conference on "The Christian Faith in Higher Educa
tion" for faculty and administration of the colleges and universities
of North Carolina will be held at Camp New Hope today and tomor
row. Dr. Arnold Nash," prof essor of the history of religion, announced
plans for the gathering, to be
staged under the auspices of the
Faculty Christian Fellowship of
the National Council of Churches
of Christ in America.
The planning committee for
the event, composed of faculty
members of various participating
institutions, includes Warren Ash
by, Woman's College; Waldo Beach
and John iHallowell, Duke; Neal
Hughley and Preston Williams,
North Carolina College; John
Graham, Donald Hayman and Wil
liam Poteat, UNC, and Ralph Mc
Lain, Meredith College.
Kirtley Mather, enieritus pro-1
fessor of geology, Harvard Univer
sity, will be one of the principal
speakers at this morning's ses
sion. He is also chairman of the
Faculty Christian Fellowship and
former president of the American
Association for the Advancement
John Coleman, former secretary
of the World Student Christian
Federation of Geneva, will be on
Sunday's program. He is associate
professor of mathematics at the
University of Toronto, and au
thor of The Task of the Chris
tian in the University.
Werner Bohnstedt, professor of
Modern European History at
'Michigan State College, will also
!be on today's program. He is vice
chairman of the Executive Com
mittee of the Faculty Christian
Other UNC representatives who
are working on the planning com
mittee are, Harry Smith, minister
to Presbyterian students; Joel Sa
vell, director, Wesley Foundation,
and John Riebel, associate secre
tary, University YMCA.
HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, MAY 7, 1955
Part Of The North Carolina General Assembly
. . yesterday voted into la w cut hi - University budget
Dana i Leaaer
To Talk Here
Allen Bayer McDaniel will speak
at a public meeting sponsored by
the Baha'i students here Monday
at 8 p.m. in Gerrard Hall, an
nounced Walter R. Woctten yes
terday. McDaniel has had a long and
distinguished career as a profes
sional engineer, teacher and au
thor of many technical articles
The Baha'i faith symbolized in
the Baha'i House of Worship,
though sometimes confused as an
offshoot of Judaism, Islam or an
Eastern sect, or a collection of
the preferred teachings and prin
ciples from other religions, is in
reality an independent world re
ligion revealed by Baha'u'llah,
(The Glory of God), Wootten said.
Hill House Will Be Sold
Hill House, tourist home on West Franklin St., will be closed
soon, according to an announcement by band leader-owner John
Officials of the hotel gave as one reason for closing the wide
spread vandalism prevalent in that area. .
Andy Kinghorn, who has managed the establishment for most
of its years of operation, said although there had been no par
ticular trouble since Easter, in the past windows had been smashed
in adjoining cottages, white paint had been poured on the mini
ature jockey boy who stands in front of the building, stones and
beer cans had been thrown at the building and an excess of vile
and loud language had been used in th? immediate area.
Kinghorn said Hill House would be closed by July 1. The
building, he said, probably will be purchased by a University
T. Kepley, President of the
University Dance Committee, yes
terday had a word of warning
for students who like liquor with
Kepley said he wanted to re
mind ( students that the Germans
concert and dance this afternoon
and tonight will be held under
Dance Committee rules, which in
cludes provisions that no drink
ing will be permitted during the
events, no intoxicants may be i
carried into Memorial Hall or
Woollen Gym, students who have
been drinking previously will not
be allowed in the concert and or
dance and students should con
duct themselves "as ladies and
gentlemen at all times."
Those who disobey the rules,
said Kepley, "will be dealt with
strictly, according to law, by the
University Dance Committee
"Strict action," Kepiey said,
'has been necessitated because
of the inability, some students at
the last Germans concert to as
sume these responsibilities."
Offices In Graham
Competition for the' annual
Wilie P. Mangum Memorial Or
atorical Award will be held May
The Contest, sponsored by the
the Di Senate and the Phi As
sembly, is open to a!l seniors.
Speeches should be original or
atory of 10 minutes length on
any subject, according to a Di
spokesman. He said competi
tors are requested to register
their name and speech title in
Dean E. L. Mackie's office, 312
South Building, by May 14.
The contest will be held in
Di Hall, third floor of New
West, at 8 p.m.
Class Rings On Sale
Class rings will be on sale inY
Court from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mon
day, New Grail class ring Chair
man Jim Exum said yesterday
Monday will be the last chance
to order class rings this year.
Popular Bandleader Les Brown
Plays Concert & Dance Today
Les Brown and his "Band of Re
known" will play here this after
noon, and tonight in the Univer
sity Germans Club's 1955 Spring
Brown, rated tops by Billboard,
Orchestra World and Campus
magazines and by national disc
Pictures of Germans Club
sponsors appear on page 4.
jockey polls, will play a 4 p.m.
concert " in Memorial Hall and a
dance tonight at 9 o'clock in Wool
Officers of the Germans Club,
which is an organization made of
representatives from various UNC
fraternities, are Skippy Roddey,
president; Jake Rountree, vice-
By CHUCK HAUSER
FROM ASSOCIATED PRESS DISPATCHES
RALEIGH, fay 6 University of North Carolina stu
dents who are residents of other states will have to pay an
increased tuition bill next fall, the Gencial Assembly de
Tuition raises will amount to Si 40 per year for out-ol-itaters,
except those on scholarships.
The raise will affect students now in school.
The tuition raise was not recommended by the Legislature.
However, appropriations to the University were I inured on 1
basis of increased tuition, sQ raise
is almost a certainty.
Action came as the Senate to
day passed into law a 640 million
dollar state appropriations bill for
the next bienriium, after an hour
and 10 minutes of debate.
The House had approved the
measure Wednesday, with only
two hours of debate. However, the
bill's speedy enactment followed j
three months of intensive work
by the Joint Appropriations sub
committee. In Senate debate today, only one
amendment was offered to the
budget bill. Sen. Ray Walton of
Brunswick proposed - to eliminate
the "entire $222,910 appropriation
for the expenses of University of
North Carolina's educational tele
vision station and the State Edu
cational Radio and Television
The Senate resoundingly defeat
ed the amendment, as the House
had done with a similar motion
two days before.
"I have found," Walton told the
Senate, "that the State is in the
water business the' electricity
business, and we run a railroad.
And now we're in the television
"If we vote to support this tele
vision station," he continued, "we
will be treading on the grounds
of socialism. I don't mean North
Carolina will become a socialistic
(See TUITION, page 4)
Action taken by the General
Assembly yesterday raising out-of-state
tuition by $140 per year
was a contrary to policy formed
by the University's Council on
(The Council on Student Af
fairs is made up of members of
South Building administration.)
The stand taken by the Uni
versity administration was one of
opposition to any raises in stu
The administration policy, given
in a January report to Chancellor
Robert House by the Council,
BANDLEADER BROWN in 1946, when the band reorgan
. plays concert, dance today ized to make Hollywood its home.
What does the tuition raise
mean to student leadership? see
FOUR PAGES TODAY
The State General Assembly
this week, in passing the appro
priations bill, raised the tuition
fees of out-of-state students by
$140 per year.
Out-of-state students htre on
scholarships athletic or otherwise
will be exempted from the tu
Legislators scheduled the ' tui
tion raise to go into effect at the
start of the next biennium, in
Consolidated University Educa
tional Television Station WUNC
TV was granted one-half of the
money it asked for.
The University Library budget
was cut from $100,000 to $75,000.
North Carolina Memorial Hos
pital got S191.000 for next year
and $230,000 for the year follow
ing. President Gordon Gray of the
Consolidated University has said
"I hope it won't be necessary for
the Legislature to raise any stu
dent fees," and has said he is "not
in favor" of any increase in stu
dent tuition fees.
stated that any increase in charges
to students would make the Uni
versity "more restricted to the
"If at Chapel Hill we ever
cease to be a university of all
the people," said the report,
"we will have forfeited one of
the fundamental videals of the
The report urged that a "line"
be drawn and to "do everything
possible to prevent increasing
the expense of attending the Uni
versity." president, Bob Mason, treasurer,
and Archer Croxton, secretary.
Bandmaster Brown is well
known as leader of the band on
comedian Bob Hope's nationally
Jbroadcast radio and television
shows. In addition to the Hope
shows, thet band makes record
ings, transcribing, movie studio
calls and other TV appearances.
'Colleges, service camps and ball
rooms are visited by the band.
Brown and hij aggregation have
played the famous Hollywood Pal
ladium for 16 engagements, the
standing record at the ballroom.
Since 1940, Brown has main
tained a band without a layoff,
"with the exception of three months