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VQL. LVII NO. 87
Complete VP) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 1957
Offices in Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE
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iwo r res
' Two freshmen here have re
ceived awards under the College
Scholarship Plan set up this year
by . the General Motors Corp. of
Detroit, Mich, -'to help higher ed
ucation and devslop talent."
John Alden Gardiner of Greens
boro and Wilson Burton Partin
Jr.-of Scotland Neck are 1936-57
recipients of the awards, accord
ing to Dr. C. O. Cathey of the
UNC Faculty Committee on Schol
arships, which selects the local
,T1tc Gensral Motors awards are
renewable for each succeeding un
dergraduate year providing that
the. student-maintains the scholas
tic:, standards cf the " Scholarship
Committee, and the .University.
Hinging' in value, from $200 to
$2,000 the' grants are' being given
iii:Vl46' colleges and universities
in38 states. '
"To awards will be made an
nually at'-UNC to freshman stu
dehis, either male . or female.
Qualifications include U. S. citi
zenship, ; an- outstanding high
scfiooj record, high academic aver
age1 ,tal3nt, a sense of responsi- -.
bilify". and need for financial as
sistance in obtaining a higher edu
cation. . . , J ;
,'An - unrestricted . grant was a Jso j .
. given " to' the University for each J
of. the two student, award,
John . Gardiner Is the- son., ot 1
'Mr and Mrs. A. P. 'Gardiner, of j
2803 Spring Garden St., Greens-i
b:fo. lie graduated in the top 10
per 'cent "of his high school class!
ai ureensopro iiign; piayea in me
band and ' orchestra each year;
was . president of his junior high
school student body: was class
president in two high-school years;
was a ' member of the Student
Council, Key Club. National Hon
or Society. He hopes to be a
physicist. At UNC. he is enrolled
in the class for advanced fresh
men, has -made three cxrellents
and two passes on tys mid-term
Wilson is the son "of Mr. and
Mrs.; W. B. Partin, Sr., of 541 N.
M-'.n :St..' Smtlnd Neck. N. C. In
Scotland Neck high school' he,
plavd the piano, edited the school
paper , was vice-president and
president of the Student Council,
graduated as , salutatorian. He
hopeV to be librarian. At Caro
lina he has made five excellents
on-., his mid-term reports.
, The Library will remain open
Saturday night, Jan. 26 untR- 10
'. p.m. '
. ... '
PEOPLE MOVED FAST
. . torch railings tcere knocked down
John Alden Gardiner, left, and Wiln Burton Partin are congratulated by Dr. C. C Cathey of the Faculty Committee on Scholarships
upon receiving scholarships from General Motor "Corp. The scholarships are part of a plan established this year by GM for college and
university students who possess talent and hv high academic standards. Gardiner and Partin will be eligible for renewal of the awards
-.if they maintain high scholastic standards, "according to GM. ', .V
n In Y
A new student lounge has been
established on the second floor of
the Y building and is now open j 'area "any necessarjr support" to av
for use. j ert aggression and interference in
, . . . . their affairs.
Plans for the newly-decorated of Rcd
room were drawn up by Norman ; china and Soviet Premier Bulgan
Gillis, who carried - out the pro- ! in set forth their views in a 2.000-
ject with a committee of Mary
Lou Wells. representing the
YWCA. and Curtiss Da ugh try, rep
resenting the YMCA. .
A particular need for the in
door lounge was seen for the
winter months. After conferring
with J. S. Bennett of the Building
Dept., the redecorating committee
succe?ded in getting the Build
ing -Dept. to supply furniture for
The furniture will continue to
be. added depending on how the
room is treated. Student coopera
tion has been urged , in keeping
the lounge clean and in good condition.
UNC Scholarship Recipients
Russia. Hits Ike's Plan
MOSCOW (AP) Trie Soviet Un
ion and Communist China .y ester-
I day jointly condemned President
j .Eisenhower's Middle East policy,
i They pledged the peoples of that
word communique signed by them
at the conclusion of Chou's visit
In reference to the Eisenhower
plan for military and economic aid
to the Middle East to meet any
Communist aggression, the com
munique said: ,
'The governments of the Soviet
Union and the Chinese people's
Republic resolutely condemn this
policy of the United States.
"They arc prepared to continue
to give any 'necessary support to
the peoples of the Near and Mid
rle East in order to avert aggres
sion and interference in the affairs,
of the countries of . that region."
- (See WORLD NEWS, Page 3)
VICTORY VILLAGE RESIDENT JAMES POTTER
ON STUDENT LIFE AND
The Baptist Student Union will
hold its annual Winter Retreat Feb.
2-3 at Camp New Hope. The pro
gram will be based upon Student
Life and Thought and Christian
leadership and participation.
Leading-the first discussion will
be Dr. William H. Poteat, associa
te professor of philosophy, who will
. . . campus affairs
$ irf. ... ' :
move the furniture cuVy photos by
3 f ? '
speak on "What Students
Thinking and Why." Rev.. Warren
Carr, pastor of Watt? St. Baptist
Church of Durham will talk Sa
turday night on "Campus Evanga-
lism." A planned social will end
activities for that day..
Dr. William C. P'riday,
elected president of the
REV. MR. CARR
. '. . to lead worship
Clea riincj Cosf , Esfimdi"s i.sncjG
Thq fire in a Victory Village heating plant "Thursday caused i(3 housing units much
more damage thru was reported originally.
Articles of clothing and pieces of furniture were in many cases completed enveloped
by soot from the blaze. It was estimated the cost of cleaning would range anywhere from
$200 to S300 per unit.
The fire which originated late Thursd ty afternoon knoc ked out the heating plant
furn.x'e leaving 16 units without heat for several days. . .
The fire was thought to. have started as a result of fuel oil running over and overheat
ing the furnace. ,
Occupants living in the units are currently staying with friends in other housing units
in the area ?jid in private homes in Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Those married students having children under two vears of age planned to send them
ty; their parents homes until repairs are made. At least three c hildren were to be sent
Recently Formed Duo
To Play At Mardi Gtas
The Mitchell-Ruff Duo, concert time bring along a new interpre
attraction for Mardi Gras week-end I tation of 'both old and new fron
Feb. 15-16, brings with it a record 1 tiers of jazz,
fnr a newlv-fnrmpd hut imnressive : ATeetinp uhilp in thp Armv.
musical career, ' ; . V;. 7
Playing -.here for the Carolina '
Mardi Gras, j ointly sponsored by
the German Club and . Graham
Memorial;, the, Duo-will, present a
concert to be held on Feb.-15-from
8-10 ' pjtn.r..iji. Memorial Hall. .
One of -the newest instrumental
combinations to - hit the popular j Since that time the Duo has play
music field, ' the ' Diio features . ed engagements in Las Vegas, The
Dwight . Mitchell on .piano - and
Vilie Ruff on bass .and French
horn in' a colorful variety of tonal
combinations.- Building their mus
ic on a firm foundation ' of the
classics,' " the artists at " the same
ul elzor "fe
; sity, will" speak on "Baptist Stu -
dents and, Campus Affairs." Clay
ton Stalnake president of the In -
cal'B. S XV win lead the last dis -
cussion group on "The Biblical Mo-
j tivation for Work."
The retreat will conclude Sun -
day afternoon With a worship ser -
, vice led by the 'Rev.
: . .BILL FRIDAY
tvliat students think
MADE A MESS
in tlie soot'.
- $500 For
Mitchel . and Ruff formed their
first experiments during their
military service. Their initial 'ap
pearance as a duo was made while
with the Lionel Hampton Orchestra
on his second tour of Europe.
r In 1955 the Mitchell-Ruff Duo
made its debut as a single unit.
Embers in New York, and the
jazz mecca of . Birdlancl. Their run
at Birdland resulted in a five-year
contract for 11 appearances a year.
The Duo is now recording for Epic
; Finlator, pastor of the Pullen Mem-
j orial Baptist Church of Raleigh, j
j .he rctrcat pr0mio.cs to be one'
; Qf the mQSt outstanding oncs plan-1
. hv th(t rrnlina Rc,r. and
las many Baptist students as pos-
j sible are urged to come," Rev-.
! James O. Cansler, minister to Bap-
i tist students, said.
REV. MR. FINLATOR
. . . campus evangelism
tl VI 0 vax ssm
INSIDE THE J-UkN AC t bUILDlNG
. . .a smoke-filled room
9 1 II i
Thursday's fire marked t lie
fourth in Victory Village in the
last three years,
j The Day Care Center has
j caught fire twice once two
! years ago and again last year.
Last year's fire there caused da
mages up to $1Q,CC0. A small
blaze broke out in a unit last
year on Mason Farm Rd.
Several of the occupants spent
Thursday night and Friday morn
ing inspecting soot on rein:. c r i-
tors, food shelves, stoves, sink?,
chairs, couches, the walls, etc. v
In one house Law student Scott
Spradley'a' soot covered a crib in
one corner of the front room.' A
lamp shade ordinarily green
was completely blackened. The
scene was a similar one. in many
of the other units. A few were
not bothered much.
Meanwhile workmen w ere bu: ily
clearing away debris in the healing
plant. The furnace which had been
; paruauy conapsea wnen water
' from fire hoses sprayed it Thurs
! day, was not expected to be 1 -'
S paired for several more days.
new furnace will eventual!
be installed. Concerning why
new one would not be instill: '
now. Victory Village Manager P.
L. Burch said it would take about
three weeks to do that and "w
couldn't wait that long." ... .
Help came from many quarter'
for occupants in the units. Two
lecal dry cleaning establishments
and the Universit3" Laundry arc
providing free services.
Arrangements were made to al
low them 25 cents off the regular
price for meals in Lenoir Hall.
Several persons expressed hope
there would be construction i f
more permanent housing units in
The University asked for over
$1.5 million last summer in its
budget request for housing for
married students. University Cus
iness. Manager Claude Tesu
said Friday $1.5 million was re
quested for buildings and $20,
000 for equipment.
The appropriations will be grant
ed next month by the state Legis
lature if it sees fit.
Teague said the University's re
que was for money to build
units. He said. "We will build a
many units as the money will pro