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YOL. LVII NO -75
FOUR PACES THIS ISSUe
Complete (P) Wire Service i
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 5, 1957
Offices in Grpham Memorial
nil h n m . i -n I kiTi afefrr
On III gar Dorm
, The editor of a dormitory news
paper Friday defended an editor
ial he n'retc against the legall y
of the dormitory president's elec
tion. Z Battle - Vance - Pettigrew Times
Editor Cortland Edwards, accused
by BVP President Neil Bass as
having written a libelous article,
said he wondered " . . .wh .was
more libelous me or (Bass)."
. Edwards' answer followed Bass'
- The controversy began when Ed
vfards editorialized that on elcv
VIENNA (AP) New reports
of student unrest, . marked by
threats against the secret police,
camp out oL. Communist Bulgaria
The Sofia correspondent of the
Warsaw newspaper Sztander Mlo
djch said at least 300 Bulgarian
students have , been purged or
marked for purging because of
hostile, utterances against the
- The correspondent. said the stu
dents had painted , crosses and
scribbled threats on the doors-of
Security Police and prominent
Among students expelled were
5 from the Veterinary School of
the Academy of Medicine in Sofia.
Similar action is contemplated
against a group of students at the
Sofia Polytechnic School the cor
In Berlin a group of 16 refugee
high school students :fram -: East
Germany told reporters only a
small percentage of the youth
had succumbeel to Communist doe-
trine being drummed ! steadily in
thsir jears. ' - ' '.
East Germany has cracked down
on its restive student population,
apparently fearing they might
spark , a revolt there as they did
in Hungary and Poland. The So
viet Union is also taking a stern
attitude toward any student chal
lenge of Communist doctrine.
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lion da last pring'Bass up for
reelection for dorm president, con
ducted the election illegally.
He "took a pad and pencil' su-i
went to each room in the Hire.1
dorms saying "who do you want
for president me or somebody
else?" said Edwards.
Bass answered the election . .
w as completely , legal in every re
spect" nd called for a retraction
of what he termed a "defamatory
( He aiso denied charges by Ed
wards of having done nothing fcr
The teen-agers, who fled from
the small town of Storkow in East
Germany to West Berlin, said
most of the students do not be
lieve the Communist doctrines the
school authorities try to teach
"I would say that only 5 to 8
rer cent are good Communists."
one youth said. He and 15 others
fled to freedom after Communist
authorities threatened reprisals
fcr a -student demonstration on
behalf of " Hungary's Freedom
F ghters. They plan to join rela
tives in West Germany and pursue
their studies there.
Another Warsaw newspaper,
the Communist party's Trybuna
Ludu. reported that "Hooligans
and hostile elements" were re
sponsible for disturbing incidents
in area? of Poland where Soviet
troops are "temporarily stationed."
The newspaper reported "in
sulting behavior toward Soviet
citizens and even of brutal be-j
"lavior toward members, of fam
ilies of Soviet personnel."
Poland and the Soviet Union-
announced an agreement last
month under which Red Army
men and their families are sub
ject t3 Polish law when they are
iway from military bases.
The troops, stationed in Poland
under terms of the Warsaw Pact,
may not be moved about the
country without the Polish govern
ment's knowledge and approval.
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the dormitory while he was its
Edwards' statements is as fol
lows: "One of the principles that I try
to adhere to is: Don't get involved
in petty arguments, especially when
the other person is fighting for per
sonal reasons. To argue objectively
is an ideal and should be striven
for, but to argue with a person who
is completely subjective and whose
argument is guided completely by
emotions is quite foolhardy to at
tempt," he said.
"In the past history of our coun
try a very bad cultural phenomena
has occurred over and over. It can
Declassified under the heading of
lab?ling' or 'name-calling'. It ot
cafres anytime another person or
persons, country, nation, etc. dis
agrees with the opinion of another
' One year ever- body was cither
an American or a Fascist. For the
last 10 years everybody is either
a 'Democrat' viz., believer in dc
(See Edwards, Page 3)
RALEIGH (AP) The UNC
history department is "tremen
dously overloaded." the State
Board of Higher Education was
Dr. J. Harris Purks, state direc
tor of higher education, said a re
port shows the department is
teaching 8.880 student . semester
hours of history. ,;.This, 4he ex
plained, is the equivalent of 592
full-time history .; students. (
He said the ratio of student to
teacher is 25 to one and that this i
includes graduate students as well
as undergraduates. "
Second in the number of semes
ter hours being taught is business
administration. A total of 7,260
hours are being taught in this !
field, which is the equivalent of
484 full-time students.
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Take A Last Look At
The Final Examination Schedule for the fall semester, as ap
proved by the committee of Deans, has been released by the" Cen
tral Office of Records, and is printed below.
By action of the faculty, the time of an examination may net bo
changed after it has been fixed in the schedule. Quizzes are not to
be given in this semester on 6r after Monday, January 14, 1957.
No student may be excused from a scheduled examination ex
cept by the University Infirmary, in case of illness; or by his Gen
tral College Faculty Adviser or by his Dean, in case of any other
emergency compelling his absence. .
All French, German, and Spanish courses numbered 1, 2, 3,
3X, and 4, Pharm. Ec. 34, BA 177 .... Mon., Jan. 21, 8:30 a.n:.
All 11:00 AM Classes on TTHS Mon., Jan. 21, 2:00 p.m.
All 10:00 AM Classes on TTHS Tues., Jan.22, 8:30 a.m.
All 11:00 AM Classes on MWF .... ... Tues., Jan. 22, 2:00 p.m.
All 3:00 PM Classes, Chem. 11, BA 71 & 72, Chem. 43,
and all classes not otherwise provided for in the
schedule .Wed., Jan. 23, 8:30 a.m.
All 8:00 AM Classes on TTHS Wed., Jan. 3, 2:00 p.m.
ATI 2:00 PM Classes on -MWF, Pharm. 15,
BA 130 . .' ... Thur.; Jan. 24, 8:30 a.m.
All 12:00 Noon Classes on MWF Thur.., Jan. 24, 2:00 p.m.
All 2:00 PM Classes on TTHS, Pharm. 10,
Econ. 31, 32, 61, & 70 . Fri., Jan. 25, 8:30 a.m.
All 12:00 Noon Classes 'on TTHS and all
Nav.. Sci Fri., Jan. 25, 2:00 p.n;
All 1:00 PM Classes on MWF, Pol. Sci. 41,
Econ. 81 Sat., Jan. 26, 8:30 a.m.
All 9:00 AM Classes en MWF . '.". Sat., Jan. 26, 2:00 p.m.
All 9:00 AM Classes on TTHS , Mon., Jan. 28, 8:30 a.m.
All 8:00 AM Classes on MWF Mon., Jan. 28, 2:00 p.m
All 10:00 AM Classes on MWF .....Tues., Jan. 29, 8:30 a.m.
All Exams resulting in conflicts from Common Exam
scheduled above ...... . Tues., Jan. 29, 2:00 p.m.
In case of any conflict, the regularly scheduled-exam will take
precedence over the common exam. (Common exams are indicated by
tstcrisk.) . '
UNC Males Invited To Dance
At Averett College Tonight
Carolina's male students have
been extended an invitation to at
tend a dance tonight at Averett
College, Danville, Va.
Announcement of the dance
to start at 8 p.m. came Friday
from the Student Activities Com
mittee at Averett.
The dance will be formal al
though dark suits will be accept
able, according to the announce
ment. The theme will be "Winter
Miss Nancy Miller, chairman
of the SAC, said "Even though
ths letter comes as a rather late
invitation, we hope it will be poss
ible for many of the boys to
Carolina male students wrho at
tended a dance there last fall
reported they - had an excellent
Anyone requesting more infor
SOME FOLKS SAY:
Carolina Should Offer
Wives PHT' Degree
Some folks say the-University
may be lying down on its job
by not offering P.H.T. degrees.
P. H. T. stands for, in case
you don't know, -Pushing Hub
by Through.'' College that is.
This Pushing Hubby Through
has now become an accepted
phenomenon on college camp
uses throughout the nation and
UNC is no exception. At last
count, about 18 per cent of
Carolina's 6,500 students were
married males. .
It follows that while these
married men are going to school,
their families have to eat- Be"
cause of this, it usually falls the
lot of the wife to go out and
earn the daily bread.
The University itself is the
biggest source of bread for these
families. More than half of ap
proximately 300 secretarial and
clerical positions are filled by
working student wives.
In fact, J. A. Williams, UNC
personnel director, says he does
n't see how the University could
function without their help.
' "At the salaries we can af
ford to pay, we would have a
hard time attracting enough out
side help to fill these positions,"
he said. "We need the girls and
the girls need the wrork, so it's
a case of mutual aid."
He added that many of the,
departments even prefer to have
student wives to fill vacancies
on their staffs.
"Most student wives are well-
mation has been asked to see
ither Mrs Norah Hurd, office
secretary in the YMCA Activities
Office or John Riebel, YMCA as
; Riebel also -expressed, regret
..the announcement came so . late
but "under the circumstance;
'it was the best wre could
Hospitalized From Fall
Mrs. Leslie E. Babcock, Pi Beta
Phi sorority housemother, enter
ed U. S. Army Hospital in Ft.
Bragg yesterday after having suf
fered a fractured hip Thursday.
She received the injury after
slipping down on a waxed floor
here at the sorority house. Mrs.
Babcock is expected to remain
there for several weeks.
educated and already trained,"
However, there are some dis
advantages to hiring wives,
Williams said, since there is a
rapid turn-over because the
girls usually quit work when
their husbands graduate. The
maternity rate among student
wives is also high.
The personnel office not only
places student wives in other
departments, but also has four
working on its own staff.
The more than 15P wives em
ployed by the University in
cludes a large number who work
in North Carolina Memorial Hos
pital. And in addition to those
who work at the University and
the hospital, many wives are
employed in private business.
About 75 work at the Hos
pital Savings Association, far
example. Many others work in
other businesses ; in Chapel Hill
and neighboring towns. They
do everything from teaching
school to clerking in department
Most married students say
that it is not easy to support a
family while going to school.
Take the Frank McKeown fam
ily. Mrs. McKeown, the former
Miss Joan Glenn of Asheville,
is employed at Wright's Machin
ery in Durham. But since they
have not been able to get a
place in Victory Village, a low
cost housing development for
(See PUSHING, Pogc 3)
The Chapel Hill aldermen
restriction on l.olunioia ot: oecanse me naiei uiuo uioicu
ward the solution ol their parking problem.
The Chapel Hill Iioard ol Aldermen at its .Nov. 13 meeting voted to nu ine iv nuui
parking limitation for Go days, from Jan. 3 to Mar. 3, if the seven fraternities involved sub
mitteda feasible solution to their parking problem by. Jan. 3. , '.,,. ,.-
Town Manager Tom Rose
rpnnrt anv effctive action was
Delta Kappa Epsilon, which con
structed, a parking lot directly be
hind its house.
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Fraternity spokesmen reported
on acnon Dy ineir rpftuvt-
groups as follows:
Sfgma Nu is in the midst of ex
pensive repairs on the fraternity
house, which come first, accord
ing to President Bill Morgan. The
fraternity plans to use any money
left over after repairs to get in a
bulldozer and enlarge their pres
ent parking lot.
Morgan stated that the group
had done nothing toward getting
the two-hour restriction lifted on
Jan. 3' because this action wou'd
not solve any problems and the
restriction would be restored after
Pi Lambda Phi President Dick
Sirkin reported that his group
plans to recommend a complete
boycott of Chapel Hill merchant
at the next Interfraternity Council
meeting. "We're really up a tree.'"
said Snkin. "and we hope to et
some solution through economic
According to Sirkin, the solution
which the Phi I-ambda Phis prei;
ent?d to the aldermen was laugh
ed down. The fraternity suggeUed
that a small strip of the big ath
letic field behind the Chapel Kill
High School be set as a parking lo.
with the fraternities doing the job
of fencing and leveling. Alder
men would charge a fee for thf
license sticker to the boys park
ing in I he area to cover costs.
Pi Kappa Alpha spokesmen sta
ted that they could not see a solu
tion to their parking problem short
of either tearing down the house or
the Baptist Church for a parkir.
lot, as they have no additional
Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity
could arrive at no solution using
their own land as they hold only
about 100 square feet of yard space
According to SAE President Tat
Hunter, the fraternity would like
to propose a plan whereby S. Co
lumbia St. would be widened, us
ing part of the sidewalk area which
now covers approximately 27 fei,
in' order to provide diagonal, cen-tcr-of-the-street
parking space, aj
well a, the regular parking spaces
along the side.
Beta Theta Pi Hugh McCall s.jid
that his fraternity was also inves
tigating the 'possibilities of mui
IN THE INFIRMARY
Students in the Infirmary yes
Riley Montgomery, Robert Lew
is, Robirt Perry, Robert Gray,
and Misses Kathleen White, Ca
rolyn Fowler, Eleanor Coopwood,
and Sara Williamson.
Dance Committee Coun
Elects 4 New Members
Four new members were elect
ed recently to three 1-year seats
and one 6-months seat on the UNC
Danae Committee Court, accord
ing to Dance Committee Chairman
Elected to 1-year seats were
Larry Harris, junior from Char
lotte; Pete Kelly, junior from Sa
vannah, Ga., and George Wray,
junior from Charlotte.
Bill McLean, senior from Lum
berton, was elected to the 6
The Dance Committee Court is
composed of six members elect
ed from the membership of the
nancp Committee hv its 24 mem-
j Other members of the court are
Don Kentopp, East Orange, N.J.,
chairman: Bill Taylor. Aberdeen:
and David Michaux, Jacksonville,
By PHYLLIS MAULTSBY
have taken no action toward
stated that the only liaternitv
Ike Presents Mid -East
Policy To Congressmen
WASHINGTON IAP) President Eisenhower's top advisers ar
reported to have revised an emergency Middle East policy resolution
he will personally urge upon Congress today.
Officials indicated the latest draft deals not only with American
willingness to fight to halt outright Communist aggression in the
area, but also mentions a danger of:
1. "Indirect aggression" by Russia through its support of any
Middle East nation whose forces might launch an attack.
2. Soviet efforts to subvert independent Mideast countries by
means short of military aggression.
Officials sajd the core of the re.;oIuti.n remains a request thai
Congress give Eisenhower standby authority to use American militarj
forces to stop any direct Communist aggrtion in the region.
It was understood the newest draft, repoited to be the 12th in the
past five days, did not ask Congress to allow use of American troop
to combat either subversion or "indirect aggression."
These other two threats are noted as serious problems which the
Eisenhower administration will seek lo combat in its drive to
middle east tension.
As part of that drive, Eisenhower will also propose at an unur.ial
Saturday joint session of the Senate and House that Congress author
ize a two-year program of economic aid to Middle East nations,
starting next July.
f The President will go before Congress to detail the proposed
resolution at 12:30 p. m. EST.
Anti-Filibuster Proposal Killed
WASHING TON-t(AP The Senate last night killed the move to
revise its rules and make it easier to break filibusters against civil
lights, measures or other legislation.
On a roll call vote, the Senate tabled and thus rejected a iu,
tion offered by a bipartisan bloc of 31 Senators to take up for im
mediate consideration the adoption of new rules.
The vote to table was 55-33. Twenty -evcn Democrats and 25
Kepublicans voted to table. They were opposed by 21 Democrats and
The tabling motion wa. made by Senate Democratic leader Lyn
don Johnson of Texas and had the support of Sen. Knowland c
Califbrnia, the Republican leader. Southern Senators also voted al
most solidly in favor of killing the rules p-oposal.
The vote followed six hours of debate during which Vice Presi
dent Nixon, in an opinion hailed by supporters . of Civil rights billo,
said a majority of the Senate can' change the chamber s rules a;
the start of a new Congress if it wishes to
Defeat of the proposal was a blow to Senators who had hoped
to pave the way for the enactment of civil rights bills, but som of
them. said they felt such legislation still cojld be passed in the nct
McCarthy Attacks Ike For 'Purge'
WASHINGTON (AP) In a sharp attack cn President Ei-er.
hower, Sen. McCarthy (R-Wis.) said Friday Democratic control of the
Senate "is the direct responsibility of a so-called Republican Presi
dent." McCarthy said Republican failure to win a majority of the Senate
last November was due to what he calico the "purge" of former
GOP Sen. Herman Welker of Idaho, and ho added:
"Eisenhower did not do it inadvertently. He did it deliberately.
He knew what he was doing."
He blamed Welker" s defeat on a Collier's Magazine article Oct.
26 by Paul Hoffman, a close friend of Eisenhower's which he aid
described Welker as "a man of dangerous thinking and reckless
McCarthy said Hoffman, whom he described as "a real throw
back on the human race if ever there was one," wrote that Welker
"had no place in the Republican Party."
"This would not moan much if it were only Mr. Hoffman rap
ing it," McCarthy said, "But there was a carefully planned ncv
conference immediately after, at which President Eisenhower placed
his stamp of approval on the article attempting to read out of the
party a man who was fighting for his political life as a candidate of
Suez Canal Partially Unblocked
EL FERDAN, Egypt (AP) Two mam.noth German salvage ves
sels gave a mighty pull Friday and cleared away a 165-foot Ion-,
section of the fallen El Ferdan Bridge one of the two biggest ob
stacles blocking the Suez Canal.
With the huge iiank of twisted steei out of the way. only the
western span of the bridge blocks the canal. There is now enough
room for some ships to pass up
A Carolina coed from West
Jefferson, injured in a holiday
mishap, was reported "doing fine"
yesterday in Wilkes General Hos
pital. Miss Stella Anderson, daught
er of Mr. and Mrs. Ed Anderson,
had been placed on the critical
list following an accident Dec. 23.
Hospital officials said Miss An
derson was in "fair condition"
and was "much improved."
Miss Anderson was crushed be
tween her car and one driven by
lifting the tAvo-hour parking
nac not jh.juhv.u
wliicti Jiao t.uieci ins uum tvj
or down the canal past the bridge.
Lee Riddle. 23. of North Wilkes
! boro. Her car had a flat tire anc
j she was opening the trunk wher
nearly severing her right leg.
which had to be amputated, and
fracturing her left leg. pelvis and
Mrs. P. G. Wright, a passenger
in the Anderson car. sustained
head lacerations but was not hos
pitalized. Riddle is being held in jail uu-
I der $1,000 bond pending the out
i come of Mks Anderson's condition.