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CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17, 1955
Office In Graham Memorial
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I mas holidays. This picture was taken by Photographer Boyden Hen- !,
J ley with The Daily Tar Heel Mystery Camera.
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five Carolina students
part of the holidays
ne should miss Christ
srding to Dr. E. McG.
gpeth, who is director
rmary, said there were
students yesterday, in
x coeds. He cited no
i reasons for conifne
ged from appendicitis
Igpeth said there is us
eneral increase in the
of Infirmary patients
bis time of year and
February. He attributed
ase to a rise in respira
sses. ahasized that there was
no epedimic of any
hoped everyone has a
A University professor yester
day f oundt "the Honor System is
being knocked for a. lulu."
In a 78-member class of the pro
fesor, who prefers to remain un
named, there were 55 names initi
aled on the roll on -Wednesday,
while the professor pounted only
39 students present.
In yesterday's class meeting the
professor called the roll and asked
each student if he or she had been
"present at the Wednesday class.
'Ten of the 16 students who. had
been absent but. whose initials had
Ogburn Yates, chairman of the
Men's Honor Council, spoke to the
class concerning the incident dur
ing yesterday's meeting. He em
phasized the seriousness of the sit
uation during his talk.
Chapel Hill Police Chief W. T.
Sloan urccd UNTC students to drive
been placed on the roll admitted . careumwheahe Christmas ex,
odus begins today.
their absences. All $fthe 1Q who
admitted heifJarj!sf nces-. said they
did not know who' had signed' the
roll for them.
"I explained at ihe beginning
of the year' that signing was tin
der the Honor System," said the
professor yesterday. He said three
students came to him after yester
day's class and told him they had
signed for other members of the
"I don't know what to do about
it," he said. 'Tve been doing the
class a lot of favors, and I'm not
going to do it anymore."
The professor said he told his
other class of the situation, and
they laughed at it.
When asked if he thought the
aie Laurie Keyes, who
s advanced decrees from
ersity, where she was situation was indicative of a trend
a visiting professor, has among students, he said, "I expect
Ined by the Internation- it is."
-tion Administration to j The professor referred to the in
fthe Institute of Hygiene cident as a "distinct breach of the
i The Philippines. I Honor System."
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Temperatures have shrunk the
mercury in thermometers all over
the nation, this week, but students
heading home this weekend will
find the weather getting warmer.
The Weather Bureau said yes
terday weather is cooler than
normal 6ver most of the country.
A brief respite, from the cold is ex
pected this weekend; however.
pore chilly air is ,due eary, next
According to the Associated
Press, N. C. will be generally
fair and warmer today and tomor
row with high temperatures this
afternoon in the 40s. '
Around the nation this weekend
snow flurries are in store for the
, Great Lakes area, temperatures in
AND CHRIST'S BIRTHDAY:
Students and . Chapel Hill
residents get 16 full days of
rest starting today. .
They will take the 16-days va
cation to observe the birth of
Christ, Dec. 25.
Classes will end for Christmas
vacation at 1 p.m. today, and
won't start again until 8 a.m.,
, Most students will be headed
home this afternoon. Others
plan annual group trips to New
York or Florida. Some foreign
students whose homes are too
far away plan to attend YMCA
or YWCA conferences or will
visit with friend's and relatives.
Others will stay in Chapel Hill
and take it easy."
Hundreds of students follow
ed an old custom and partied.
last night. But several profes
sors, unmindful of the tradition,
had scheduled quizzes this morn-
both local and state
"Please don't mar your Christ
mas holidays with traffic acci
dents," he said. "Be ' careful going
home and "coming back, obey all
the rules of safe . driving, and
Merry Christmas to all the stu
dents." Chief Sloan expressed satisfact
ion with the Chapel Hill traffic the upper 20s in Maine, fair weath-
record this year. The chief, who
has been connected with the
Chapel Hill Police Dept. since
1924, said the accident rate this
year- was slightly over that of
other years, but he attributed this
to an increase in student vehicles.
er in Atlanta, 20 degree tempera
ture in Chicago, upper 20s in Den-
ver, high 40s in New York City, and
generally fair in Washington, D. C.
The South can expect fair
weather for a few days, with a few
scattered showers in Florida Sun
day. The American Automobile
Assn. said it knows of no hazardous
driving conditions and expects no
unusual amounts of traffic this
I MRS. A. C. HOWELL:
ban Students Want
iers From Carolina
f C. Howell, wife of Dr.
f English Dept. and
! of the faculty, has sent
f from Korean students
wa students' names and
j so they might corres
f reQuest was in a let
flowell wrote to John Rei
I ate secretary of the YM
i !ell, now on a leave of
the University, and
(re both teaching English
f0ul National University
much interested in knowing iibout
everything American, and I believe
the people at home would enjoy
writing to them.
"We are the first American
professors to live on the campus
here, and since I am the first
American woman to teach here,.
I am a real curiosity. The stu
dents flood into my conversation
class in droves. The girls have
been timid but they are begin
ning to answer more in class."
"We came with an idea to help
i i ..rov the reconstruc-
s in our smaii ""ji -
(e has been teaching tion program. The State Dept. told
fronts to write letters in us in Washington that ours was a
; he ites. "They keep two-fold purpose to teach Eng-
'ery few fiovo t i;c-h tn be ambassadors of
j. t - . tan 4U?
l'S inr 4 . .. i j Vinno nn.i nraV l"dl
j;. - Jiuuenis to write ' goou-wiii. . "r -
f she would like " to our two-fold mission may be ac
Vtuden some outride complished and that our country
He panni . ha comil Vat onal University
CHILI lll Lf-WM. - '
Bruce Strowd, 64, well-known
automobile dealer here, died at weekend.
Memorial Hospital yesterday. A Students vacationing in Ber-
former N. C. State College student, muda will find it fairly cool for
he was one of the few non-teacher this time of the year; Key West's
members of the UNC Faculty expected 74 is also a little cooler
Club. than normal.
; This issue of The Daily Tar
Heel will be the last until Jan.
, Editorial and busines offices
of the newspaper will start fun
tioning again the afternoon of
Jan. 3, and will publish the first
newspaper of 1956 that night.
Di To Debate
The Dialectic Senate, at its next
meeting, will debate a till calling
for government action to dissolve
the new merge of AFL and CIO. -
The next meeting will be held
Tuesday, Jan. 3, 1956, inDi Hall.
Since, the Philanthropic Assem
bly (Phi) will not meet that even
ing, officers of the Di have invited
its members to participate in the
I rusfee Group Plans
Conference For 'Today
By LYN OVERMAN j will work with representatives
The nine-member trustee com-1 from " the University faculty in
Governor selecting candidates."
Chancellor Robert House said
mittee, appointed by
Hodges to elect a new president
of the University, plans to hold
an organizational meeting today
in Raleigh, according to its chair
man, Victor S Bryant of Durham.
Bryant, a lawyer who headed
the trustee- committee which se
lected Gordon Gray of Winston
Salem for the presidency of the
University, said the purpose of the
meeting will be to determine the
type of procedure the committee
will use in nominating a successor
"It is difficult to say what the
procedure will be," he added. "But
this time the trustee committee
.;! i :
recently that no action has yet
been taken in regard to the fac
ulty committee which was author
ized to take part in the selection
by the executive committee of the
Board of Trustees. ,
Bryant said he has already re
ceived several recommendations
from citizens for a new president
since announcement of the com
mittee by Governor Hodges last
Nine months of work on a mas
ter list of more than 200 can
didates was necessary by a trustee
committee before its recommenda
tions were made to the full Board
of Trustees which elected Gray,
"Last time," he said, "we ask
(See PRESIDENT, page 4.)
cautioned students to drive
safely this weekend.
The Cafe Mouza, Michael
Restaurant, Pines and WatU
Grill and Motor Court will stay
open all through the holidays.
Carolina Coffee Shop will L
closed Saturday, Sunday and
Monday before and after Christ
mas. Gooch's Cafe will close
Christmas Eve and reopen Dec.
The Goody Shop will be closed
until Dec. 23, then will open
Dec. 23 and 24 and will close
The Ranch House and the Vill
age Grill, will be open, except
for Christmas Eve, through Dec.
27. The W. Franklin St. Lunch
eonette will close on the day
Because the Morehead Plane
tarium will be closed both
Christmas Eve and Christmas
Day, additional performances of
"Star of Bethlehem" will be pre
sented today and tomorrow. Tlui
show will be presented today at
11 a.m. and 2, 3, 4 and 8:.v0
p.m. Sunday it will be presented
at 1, 2, 3, 4 and 8:30 p.m. From
Monday on, the Planetarium will
follow its regular schedule, ex
cept for Dec. 24 and 25.
Fred Coker, manager f th
Continetnal Travel Agency hert,
said airline flights for today out
of this area are filled and thr
is only a possibility that ten
people on the stand-by list might
(See HOLIDAYS, page 4.)
! OTHERS VISITING FRIENDS:
I, ,ye cannot reali? hx
t war hae i i it ni nnt he ashamed of us
--HowevP; r!rini nibel said UNC students who
. iejr drc very , Anecnrtnri with
-nnM like to
Koreans can either write direcuy
to Mrs. A. C. Howell, Cultural Re
lations Division, American Embas
sy, Seoul. Korea, APO 301, San
Francisco, Calif., or contact him at
22 Foreign Studei
Ian Ohio Conference
Twenty-two of the approximately j American
60 foreign students on the campus ties.
colleges and univcrsi
rh Chrlsttas holi-
H ta Memo"al has no
j rPort for today
. Naval ROTC Team Receives Secretary Of The Navy Trophy
Chancellor Robert House - . the Navy Chancellor House (left) receiving congratulations are (left to right)
Rifle Trophy to the Carolina Naval ROTC rifle team this week. The nnp rr,am , ' ' T, t-A T A. Rr,nf,f
trophy was presented after UNC entered in. scheduled competition t f Team membe" Mid. 2c D. E. Kentopp, Mid lc L, A. .Brandt,
with 51 other rifle teams. It was the second time the local unit has 2c G; B- Hal1 Jr team captain, andjtfid. 3c D. C. Kerby. They
won the trophy, and in 1954 UNC took second place. Shown with received individual Secretary, of the Navy rifle trophy medals.
will attend a Christian mission
conference during Christmas holi
days. The conference, sponsored by the
Student Volunteer Movement for
Christian Missions, will be held at
Ohio University, Athens, Ohio,
Dec. 27 through Jan. 1.
Other foreign students are plan
ning to go home or visit relatives
and friends in New York, Californ
ia and Florida.
Delegates from UNC to the
Ohio conference are going from the
Presbyterian, Baptist and Episcopal
churches and the local YMCA.
A bus will be chartered to take
students from this state. The bus
begins its trip from Raleigh at mid
night on Dec. 26. Students will be
"going from all North Carolina col
Half of the 3,000 students who
are expected to attend the confer
ence will be foreign students from
YMCA, YWCA and all Christian
denominations make up the Stu
dent Volunteer Movement. It i
both a national and an internation
al movement that studies how
Christianity can answer the prob
lems of the world, according to
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Students in the Infirmary yts
Mis Mary Elizabeth Leathtr
man, Miss Wilma J. Crisp, Jtn
Rose Mackey, Miss Card T.
Covington, Miss Sarah K. Cyrr,
Frederic A. Burney, Lewis H.
Cody, Earnest C. Drewer, Liw
rence N. Marks, James D. H 3 us
er III, G. Coleman Willi r-,
Robert F. Baggttt, Eugens 17.
Lawrence Jr., Mrs. Elixl:lh C.
Moore, William C. King, V.:'. ;rf
C. Hants and Roland T. Purdue.