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CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1955
Offices In Graham Memorial
EIGHT PAGES THIS ZZUZ
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i'hcincjos In Ad
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get new offices as
trustees announce appoiyitets
C. P. SPRUILL
-ee major administrative
ia the University were
seed Monday along with
ji proraotions, appointments
' -her cianges, by Chancellor
?rt B. House, following ap
Ll by the acting president, Dr.
? 'Tis Purks, and the Executive
fctee of the Board of Triis
(shkh met at the Governor's
Je la Raleigh.
Hdon Perry Spruill, dean of
General College since 1935,
xen appointed dean of the
h, a new position created f ol
fl a general administrative
u mace by Cresap, McCor-
ad Sciences just named is ;
Joseph Carlyle Sitterson, a
7 number since 1935 and
5cr cf history since 1947.
received his B.D. degree at Yale,
and is secretary of the YMCA at
Davidson College. In his new po
sition he will direct stude'nt extra
curricular activities on the campus.
Cassel, a native of South Africa,
health work before coming to the
United States. Cassel's ' appoint
ment is made possible through a
U. S. Public Health Service grant.
An additional appointment is
that of Gilbert L. Kelso as assoei-
was educated at University of j ate professor. School of Public
Weterwatersrand. and at UNC. I Health. For the past four years he
where he completed his M.P.H. in has 'been serving on the faculty table in the YMCA.
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Yesterday marked the first day
of coverage under the new Student
Sickness-Surgical and Accident In
surance Plan at Carolina.
The insurance plan is for stu
dents only and covers students for
one year, commencing 24 hours
before the first day of classes. The
pla nis being under written by
Pilot Life Insurance Company of
Greensboro. J. Marshall Barber of
Ilaleigh is acting as agent."
Coverage under the policy in
cludes a scheduled flat rate to be
paid for the various operations, a
flat rate for dismemberment; up to
$1,000 for hospital bills and doc
tor's fees and a $1,000 death bene
fit. The maximum benefits under
the policy total $2,000.
I Applications were mailed to all
I incoming freshmen and returning
j uppercla:smen in August. Students
who either failed to receive ap
plications or have lost them can
still apply for insurance by send
ing their name and address plus
a check or money order or $10.20
to Student Insurance Department,
Pilot Life Insurance Company,
Greensboro, N. C. Additional ap
plications will be available on a
held various medical here on assignment from the U. S.
South African public
(See STAFFS, page 8)
Fowler Says Students
Are For Segregation
The majority of students here our students regarding the ques-
"would support the recent action tion of integration in higher edu-
of the Board of Trustees to re- cation.
frain from integration at this "Recently 13 students represent
time, said Don Fowier, student ing several areas of campus inter
body president, last June-5. est circulated a statement favoring
Fowler made public at that time immediate admission of Negroes
.i Wtrr hp had addressed 13 the, to this University. While recog
nitor House ncted that Dr.
'pa's appointment is "an at
k to s ve greater prominence
l?MToesMVrty--to the College ; Board of Trustees in which he nizing the right of t icse students
and Sciences." made this clear. , to express this opinion I feel it is
xeding Dean Spruill as head S "As president of the student equally important to suggest that
it is not necessarily a tt-nceuyi:
of the majority viewpoint of the
Fowler said he was confident
that the students have "the utmost
confidence in tie wisdom of our
state and University officials at
this crucial period am pledge our
Gen?rsl College will be Dr. wiv nf th tTnivprsitv nf Mnrth
Jolmcn, also a professor of Carolina I feel compelled to clari
7, who moves up from asso- j fy what seems to me a confused
lean cf the General College. I impression of the sentiments of
jl thre? acDointmenls are ef-
injnediately, the Chan-
i 3a Spruill received his A. B.
j University, his B. Litt, at
M University, where he was
.-odes Scholar, and took addi
t! work at Harvard for two
i He joined the UNC faculty
1 2. and became full professor
Uacrcies 10 years later.
I Sitterson is a three-degree
pte of the University, having
pec ms A.B., B.S. and Ph.D.
rs tere. A member of the
r-y since 1935, he became a
.r in 1347.
faculty member since 1931
Professor since 1945. Dr.
fsn received his A.B. it Mis
pi College, his A. M. at Uni
? of Virginia and his Ph.D.
General College since
'Vn he became an advisor,
'tned as acting deai from
fee Chancellor include Dr.
Cameron Jr. as associ-P--Cssor.
Schnnl of Puhlif
i- John Charlps Tnpl
Y1 professor, School of Pub-
Kea.th, and Samiif! TTavrc
I 2s director of student ac-
Proa res rn Set
"Adventures in Playmaking," a
traditional program, will be held
in the Playmakers Theatre tomor
row evening at 7:20. The program
i will provide an opportunity for all
students, faculty members and
their families and. residents of
Chapel Hill who are interested in
Student, insurance is a project
oi Student Government. Bob Gor
ham, president of the student body
1953-54, initiated work on the plan
and Tom Creasy, president, 1954
55, continued the work.
WERE GONE . .
William Dougald MacMillan,
chairman of the UNC Department
of English, returned this summer
after a year of lecturing in Eng
land. MacMillian lectured on "Re
storation Drama and American
Literature" while at Sheffield Uni
versity. '.AWRASON TAKES POST
Dr. F. Douglas Lawrason, As
sistant Dean of the University
School of Medicine, was appoint-
cooperation and full support to ed prCvost for Medical Affairs and
their action." Aclin2 Dean of the Medibal School
j Uriive.sity trustees recently re at the University of Kansas Ar
itcrated a former stand against kansas this summer. Dr. Lawrason
integration in the undergraduate had been vvith lhe University since
schools after three Durham Ne , August 1953.
Several gravel walks were lost
drama to meet informally, accord- this summer when paths in front
ing to a spokesman. The Univer
sity's Dept. of Dramatic Art will
tell something about its history
and that of The Carolina Play
makers, using lantern slide's. -After
the main session there
v. nnn4Viai- mofilina fnr prad-
uate and undergraduate students ticular type of walkway has long
in the department. been in use at the University.
nf PPflhndv and between Swain
Hall and the Scuttlebutt were de
graveled and bricked. Director of
Operations J. S. Bennett explained
that tradition was not lost, though,
because "the bricks
s:id, not concrete."
are set in
who was nriHl r-
i i!;ef of the Accideat Pre
Section ad Communicable
' Control Section cf the
f Jrd of Health in Raleigh,
i3 Harvard School of
" It . ,
uu, ana nis iiaster s
Health from UNC.
a UNC graduate of 1950.
S I Number Onn
thi sue of .The Daily
rt!U- Publication of tK stu
"wspaper starts for th
year 1955-56. .
,n3 football season the
"Pr will publish six days
-a etc t j
! luesday mornings
! m snday mornings.
edition of Th. Daily
was published Sept. 1
).n and transfer stu-
The . .
it r Her reacnea wore
Sam Magill Named To
Student Activities Job
Sam Magill, a graduate of UNC
has been named director of stu
dent activities succeeding Ro.y
Holsten, who resigned last July.
Holsten resigned to take over
the job of assistant director in the
Office of Developmental Affairs.
Magill will start work around
November I and will be the ad
ministrator in charge of the stu
dent extracurricular program.
A native of Georgia, Magill was
graduated from the University in
1950. He was an outstanding ath
lete in track and cross country,
a leader in student affairs, presi
dent of the YMCA and a member
of the Order of the Grail and Del
pi Fraternity. Upon his grad
uation he received the Algernon
Sidney Sullivan Award.
In 1953 'Magill received the
Bachelor of! Divinity degree from
Yale Divinity School. He was or
dained as minister in the Congre
gational Christian Church shortly
M.-iaill has held the position of
secretary of the YMCA at David
son College since August, 1953.
t Viic new nos ition. which be-
ame effective last July 15, Hol
ten is responsible for certain
masea of the long-range develop
ment program for the University
lere which is under the general
lirection of Charles M. Shaffer, as
istant to Chancellor House in the
Jield of development and public
Upon his graduation from the
University in 1950, Holsten was
employed by the Viclc Chemical
Company in Greensboro as em
ployment manager for the manu
facturing division and editor, of
The Vick News. He returned to
the University in February of 1952
as Assistant Dean of Sturents and
was appointed Director, of Student
Activities, in September of 1954.
As an undergraduate Holsten
was a member of Delta Kappa Ep
silon fraternity and chapter presi
dent in his senior year. He was
a member of the Order of the Gol
den Fleece and the Order of Gim
ghoul. At commencement he was
awarded the John J. Parker Jr.
Award for outstanding leadership
in student government.
SUMMER SCHOOL PREXY
Bob Harrington of Thomasville
was named chairman of the Stu
dent Council and secretary of Stu
dent Government Board for the
summer session. The UNC Sum
mer School SLudent Government
Board named Harrington to the of
fices. FIND ANCIENT RELICS
Prof. Joffre L. Coe, director of
research laboratories of anthropo
logy at the University, and stu
dents Stanley South and Lewis
Bin ford have come across some
amazing relics this summer while
digging into a dam site on. the
Roanoke River. Utensils which may
have been used thousands of years
before the birth of Christ have
been discovered by Coe and his
Joseph L. Morrison, of the Uni
versity School of Journalism, had
his book published by Vocational
Guidance Manuals in New York
City this summer. "Opportunities
in Business Papers" tells of the
rise of the business press and the
increase in small papers published
for employes of various companies.
Twelve University students tour
ed foreign colleges this summer
on Mr .and Mrs. J. C. Lyons "pri
vate college tour." The group ar
rived first in London, then visited
Holland, Belgium, Germany, Swit
zerland, Austria, Italy and France.
COURSE ON TV
The University offered a poli
tical science course, number 41,
called "The Government of the
United States," over WUNC-TV
(See WHILE YOU, page 6)
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REGISTERING AT THE UNIVERSITY, A LOT OF FRESHMEN FOUND, CAN TAKE A MIGriif LOT OF 1 IME
. . new students get first taste of standing in line as registration is held in Woollen Gymnasium. . .-. .
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STUDENTS GET "PRACTICE IN WRITING LAST NAME FIRST
dozens of forms had to be filled out during registration ...
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With trie stnrt of fall rlns-
es today, enrollment at UNC
is expected to rise to move
than 0,500 men and women.
Last spring's enrollment
Official figures, showing a com
plete br i.ikdovvn oK enrollment,
are usually available a week after
Opening day found men in 14
of the "19 male dormitories sleep
ing three in . a room. Coeds in
more than 50 dormitory rooms are
grouped in threes.
More than 1,300 freshmen and
600 transfer students receive u
their first glimpse of Carolina life
last week at fall orientation and
At orientation assebblies, Chan
cellor Robert House urged ney
students to "find the way to ex
cellence in yourself, in your as
socittes and in the subpect matter
itself. Here tne real test corner
whether you are of university ca
pacity and spirit, or whether yen
are not interested."
Dean of Student Affairs Frct
Weaver told students of the im
portance of student government
as "the proving ground of charac
ter and leadership." Weaver cited
the traditional presence on the
campus of the "indispensable con
dition of learning: freedom of in
quiry, freedom of expression, free
dom to differ, freedom from ortho
doxy, freedom of students to think,
decide and act for themselves
all under the influence of direct
ed study, devoted teaching and a
A total of six Negro students
had been registered here at the
close of a three-day registration
This is the first time four of
the students had ever entered the
University. Two were in school
here last year, one in the School
of Law and the other in the School
Of the four new students, three
were accepted as first-year stu
dents in the School o fLaw. The
fourth was accepted as a first-year
t .School of
.7-wi- aii .ifiPditn amoeal from the decision
.-See SIX NEGROES, page 4, The reso.ution carried by a ma-
! University and state officials
land trustees were working yester
day on a plan for appeal of three
Durham Negroes' case against
The Negroes, all high school
graduates, won a recent judgment
against the University. A three-
judge court ruled their applica
tions must be processed without
regard to race.
The Executive Committee of the
Board of Trustees Monday decid
ed to appeal the judgment to the
Yesterday they were mapping
out plans for the appeal.
Officials said they plan to con
tinue the meetings today.
Monday the Executive Commit
tee, meeting in Raleigh with Gov
.mnr Hodses. decided to "direct
and instruct the Attorney General
jority vote. Judge John J. Parker
of Charlotte requested that his
vote be recorded in the negative.
The trustees at their Monday
meeting decided that a committee
of three be appointed to represent
them in fighting the judgment.
Thomas J. Pearsall, Wade Barber
and W. Frank Taylor were named
The committee conferred yes
terday with Atty. Gen. W. B. Rod
man on procedure in effecting the
state's appeal from the Federal
court ruling directing the Univer
sity to process applications by
Negroes for admission.
No other action was taken.
Chairman Pearsall told The Daily
Tar Heel in a telephone interview
The committee, according to
Pearsall, will meet again today
with Rodman. An announcement
(See TRUSTEES, page 4)
Total coed enrollment for th
fall semester has reached a:
approximate total of 7i0,
eluding 514 undergraduates.
This figure falls short of the
female enrollment for last year'i
spring semester by 248 wonun.
Mclver Dormitory houses llii
of the ladies, Alderman 11',
Carr C5, Kenan 130. Smith Z',
Spencer 8G, and the Nure'.s
Fifty-five cf the junior
eds will be reclining for
night at a height only t.vo
one half feet from the ce
on the top of
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