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VOL. LVII NO. 161
To Be Given
The University will be one of
six. Southern universities which
will join with the Southern Re
gional Educational Board in put
ting into full operation next fall
the' nation's first regional program
of graduate education in nursing.
Miss Lucille Spalding, profes
sor of nursing, represents the
University on the program's Board
of Directors, who represent all the
participating schools Univer
sity of Alabama, Emory Universi
ty, University of Maryland, Uni
versity of Texas, Vanderbilt Uni
versity and UNC.
A grant of approximately S30,
000 was given to UNC and each
of the five other institutions dur
ing the past year to develop the
master's degree program in nurs
ing. Funds came from the V. K.
The Commonwealth Fund has
also committed grants to each of
the schools to provide fellowship
for graduate students.
In addition the Commonwealth
Fund granted $24,450 to the
Southern Regional Education
Board this spring to continue the
seminars in which the universities
plan the several graduate pro
gram. The two foundations have
committed a total of about $750.
000 over a five-year period to
launch the regional program.
Each school of nursing is estab
lishing specializations which sup
plement what the other five
(See GRADUATE, page 4)
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Two Journalism Profs Were Feted
Two longtime Journalism School professors were orcd at
Vess Club's Spring Awards Banquet. Phillips Russel I Irf . anc 1 O J.
Skipper) Coffin were awarded fishing equipment.-Henlej photo.
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panelists Mcknight, rev. edwards, spearman and polk
. . . talked about integration a??d 'its problems in the South
A "Final Frciic" for all cceds vho are members of the campus
YVVCA will ba held tomorrow ar 5 p.m. in Battle Park.
After a picnic supper, the giris vho attended the Centennial
Convention in New York will give their reports and Y awards for
the year will be presented.
Tickets, costing .SO cents, may be purchased at the Y office or
from representatives in th? dorms. In case cf rain, the affair will be
held in the Rendezvous Room.
Miss Marcia Smith is in charge of planning the picnic.
' Wins- Fulbriaht Grant
A fifth UNC student has been j research on the medieval drama
awarded a Fulbrig'nt Scholarship s for use in his dissertation,
for graduate study abroad dur-! A graduate of Catholic Uni
ing " the 1955-1958 school year, vrsily in Washington, D. C,
Dr. Sturgis E. I.eavitt. campus j where lv received his A. B. and
Fuibright program advisor an- :
nounced yesterday. ,
James Edward Engel, graduate j
student from Harbor Beach, Mich.,
is the latest reciepient of a grant
for study at G.'org-Augut Uni
versity, Goettingen, Germany.
Four other students who re
cently received Fuibright Schol
arships -for the coming year are
Thomas E. Wilgus. Washington,
D. C; Miss Velma E. Bourgeois,
Baton Rouge, La.; Julian E. White,
Jr., Richmond. Va., and Peter G.
,-Calogridis of Winter Haven, Fla.
Engel. who has boon working
toward his doctorate in German,
will begin his studies at Goetting
sn next fall after a two-week
orinta'tion course at Bonn. While
there he will pursue his studies
of German literature and Ger
manic linguistics, and carry out
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V degrees, Engel has studied
n' Middlebury College. ' He
Set To Preach
James Haney. a student at the
Mt. Airy Seminary and a 1954
graduate of the University, will
be guest preacher at this morn
ing's service at the Holy Trinity
While at the University, Haney
was elected to membership in Phi
; Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, the
the Order 0f the Old Well. He was
also president of the UNC Inter
Faith Council for two years and
of the Lutheran Student Assn. for
Cook and Dr.
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CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA,
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Changing times have put chang
ing demands on the nation's news
papers if they are to contiue to
serve their readers properly and
profitably, the North Carolina Edi
torial Writers Conference was told
last night in its meeting here.
Vermont Royster, senior asso
ciate editor of The Wall Street
Journal and a former Pulitzer
Prize winner, said newspapers are
losing their role as suppliers of
quick headline news and as pro
viders of entertainment for the
He addressed the annual
at the Carolina Inn Ball-
editorial writers, meeting
here Friday night, heard a panel
discussion on the South's approach
to the desegregation question. Th"
tonic was discussed by William T
Polk, associate editor of The
Greensboro Daily News; C. A
CPete) McKnight, former editor of
The Charlotte News and present
editor of Southern School News
and the Rev. Thomas T. Edwards
rector of St. Phillip's Episcopa'
Church in Durham.
The conference will close this
morning, following a business ses
sion at which summaries of cri
tiques will be given and election
of officers will be held.
Saturday mornin? and afternoon
sessions were devoted to editorial
critiques, led by the following
North Carolina newspapermen: Hal
Tribble, The Charlotte Observer:
Al Dickson, The Wilmington Star;
Stanley Moore, The Morganton
(See EDITORIAL, page 4)
Week In Review In Pictures
Friends Of The Library Met & Talked
the UNC Library7, dedicated to the cause of Carolina's bookstacks, met this week and
a friendship. Here are Scholar Archibald Henderson, UNC Associate Librarian O. V.
William Henry Hoyt, New York attorney and book collector. Sam Boone photo.
SUNDAY, MAY 15, 1955
r Former President Harry Tru -
man has definitely accepted an
invitation t0 deliver the Weil
Lectures on American citizenship
on March 15, 16 and 17, 1956.
Truman wrote University Presi
dent Gordon Gray: "I will make
that a firm commitment, and no
matter what happens, I won't let
anything interfere with it un
less I break my neck or some
thing equally as unavoidable."
. Truman had originally agreed
to deliver the lectures this spring,
but was preventer! from doing so.
In making the announcement,
J Prof. Alexander Heard, chairman
of the University's Committee on
Established Lectures at whose re-
i quest President Gray extended the
invitation, said Truman and the
committee had agreed that detail
ed plans for the former presi
dent's visit to North Carolina
would not be made - until after
January 1, 1956. ,
The Weil Lectures were endow
ed 40 years ago by ihe families
of Henry and Sol Weil, promin
ent citizens of Goldsboro. The
lectures last year were given by
Galo Plaza, president of Ecuador
from 1948 to 1952. The first lec
tures were given in 1914 by Wil
liam Howard Taft, former presi
dent of the United States.
The University Club's annual
Spring Carnival, which was origin
ally scheduled for Friday night,
will be held tomorrow night at 7
j elock on Navv Field.
According to a club spokesman,
the weatherman is expected to co -
operate a little better than he did
last Friday, when rain caused post-
ponement of the event.
The spokesman added that whe-
ther it rains or not, somebody is
going to get wet, for one of the
carnival events will be a contrap
tion designed to let a contestant
Junk some unfortunate coed, if
'he contestant is successful in
playing the game.
Other carnival attractions range
from a rat race to a girlie show to
the announcement of the winner of
the "Ugliest Man On Campus"
contest, according to the spokes
man. nmmnnil"!iiw 'M'
Offices In Graham
Today, weather permitting, the
UNC Concert Band, under the di
rection of Herbert W. Fred, will
present a lawn concert under
Davie Poplar at 4:30 p.m.
In case of rain, the concert will
be given in Hill Hall at the an
Soloists for the evening will be
Charles Culbreath, Fayetteville;
Robert Brown, Wakefield R. I.;
Eddie Bass, Farmville; Scotty
Hester, Reidsville, and Roger Mc
Selections to be played are as
"Liberty Bell March"... Sousa
"Toccata". .. Frescobaldi - Slocum
"Pictures at an Exhibition"
Monday morning will be the
deadline for entries in the contest
for the Mangum Award in oratory.
The contest, sponsored by the
Di Senate and the Phi Assembly,
iwill be held at 8 p.m. Monday in
Di Hall on the third floor of New
West. It will be open to the pub
lic. All seniors interested in com
peting for the award should sub
mit their names to Dean E. L
Mackie's office, 312 South Build
ing. Speeches for the contest should
s be original oratory of 10 minutes
; length on any subject, according
! to a contest spokesman, addin?
j that only three entries have been
received so far.
j Tne Mangum Award, established
I in 1878, is the oldest award of the
University. It was founded by Mis
ses Martha Person and Mary Su
therland Mangum, late of Orange
County, in memory of the father.
Willie Person Mangum, class of
1815. The award has been contin
ued by descendents of Mangum.
The award, which is a gold me
dal, is awarded to the member
of the senior class who in the opin
ion of a group of judges gives the
most excellent oration in the con
test. V'"!1 i f 'II " "'"f
"Great Gate of Kiev"
"Tw0 Moods"... Grundman
"Bugler's Holiday" Anderson
Soloists McDuffie, Hester and Bass
"American Symphonette"... Gould
Pat Hunter Chosen Chairman
Of University Dance Committee
Pat Hunter, junior from Char
lotte, was recently elected chair
man of the dance committee to
replace retiring T. Kepley.
Other officers elected were
Sandy Sanders, secretary; Ed
Hennessee, head doorman, and j
Don Miller, court chairman. Coach j
Marvin Allen was appointed fa- I
culty adviser. i
Fiddles, Not Footballs,
Set For Kenan Pines
"Swing your pard-ner and pro
menade," and not "we want a
touchdown," will be the sound
echoing from Kenan Stadium here
next month when the eighth an
nual Carolina Folk Festival gets
underway under a Carolina moon
As usual, George Pegram, the
Iredell banjo-picker, will be on
hand to entertain at the three-day
event. Other well known enter
tainers who have been featured in
oast festivals and who will be on
hand are J. Laurel John, the Geor
gia fiddler; Mrs. Freda English
ballad singer, and Obray Ramsey
banjoist, both of Madison County
Bascom Lamar Lunsford of
South Turkey Creek,- director of
the festival, has already set ur
headquarters in Chapel Hill and b
busily engaged in completing fi
nal arrangements for this year'.'
festival, which according to Luns
ford, will be "by all odds the bes
The festival, sponsored by the
N. C. Folklore Council, is under
the direction of the UNC Exten
sion Division, headed by Russell
Grumman of Chapel Hill.
Approximately 650 contestants
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Old Well Initiated 83 Students
The Order of the Old Well, campus service society, initiated 83
students into its ranks. Shown signing the roll is member Ken Pruitt.
With him is Old Well Advisor E. L. Mackie. Henley photo.
The editors ask for evidence be
fore judgement. See p. 2.
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"Till Eulenspiegel" Strauss
"Dizzy Fingers" Coutrey
Charles Culbreath, saxphone
"Caribbean Fantsay" .... Morrissey
"National Emblem".. Bagley
Members of the court are Pat
McCormick, Van King, Ed Mc
Curry, Johnny Medlin, Ken Oak
ley and Bob Mason.
Holdover members of the com
mittee are McCormick, King,
Medlin, Oakley, Don Kentop and
The complete committee will be
filled out in elections next fall.
are expected to be entered in this
yotr's festival, including string
bands, ballad singers, and clog and
square dancers from throughout
North Carolina and other southern
Lunsford has been visiting pub
lic schools, colleges and commun
ity folklore groups in all parts of
the State arranging for performers
to appear in the annual event.
The mountain section will be
epresentcd also by Earl and Bill
McElrath, clog dancers from Bun
combe County; a number of dance
teams, including the Allegany
group from Sparta, headed by Ho
mer Edwards; Mancho Sneed, Che.
rokee Indian fiddler, and Walter
Parham, Buncombe harmonica
From the central part of North
Carolina will come such groups as
'he Duplin County dance team;
the Durham County Do-Se-Does;
he Foot and Fiddle Dancers from
Alamance; the Wildcat Dancers
from Orange, and the Scottish
highlanders from Cumberland
String bands will include Ed
Norwood and his band from Chat
(See EIGHTH, page 4)