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CHAPEL HILL. N.C FRIDAY, JULY 5. 1957
WATERMELON QUEEN AND COURT
Watermelon Queen Carolyn Hilker of Charlotte' center, is
pictured with the two runner-ups, Noel Vossler of Fayelleville.
left, and Mary Frances Hart of Elkin. (Photo by Bill King.)
Dr. W. L Wells to Discuss
Effects Of Atomic Fallout
Dr. Warner L. Wells, assistant
professor of surgery at U.N.C.,
authority on atomic fallout and
author of the well-known book
on the subject, "Hiroshima Dia
ry," will speak Tuesday night at
a sunoer meeting in the back
dining room of Lenoir Hall.
Dr. Wells, who spent some time
in Japan studying case histories,
will discuss the subject "The
Atomic Bomb: The Effect of
Fallout on Mankind." He was the
receiver of the O. Max Gardner
award here last May, which is
given each year "To the member
of the faculty of the Consolidated
'University, who, during the cur
rent scholastic year, has made the
greatest contribution to the wel
fare of the human race."
Dr. Wells won the award pri
' marily for discovering, translat-
ing and editing "Hiroshima Dia
'ry." This is the story of the
atomic bombing of Hiroshima, as
kept in the diary of Dr. Nichihiko
i Hachiya of Hiroshima. " " ,
The supper will be sponsored
. , by the YWCA and YMCA at 6
This is the last issue of the
Summer School Weekly until the
second summer session. The next
issue will appear on Friday, July
Those interested in joining the
staff for the second session are
asked to attend a staff meeting
to be held in the Daily Tar Heel
nf f ice in Graham Memorial at
3:30 p.m. on Monday, July 15.
p.m. on Tuesday and is open to
the public. AH interested students
are invited to buy their suppers
in the cafeteria and then come to
the back dining room where
there will be a group supper, a
talk by Dr. Wells,- and then group
Special guests at the meeting
will be the members of the Cos
mopolitan Club and some selected
members of the physics and
chemistry department here.
The Y became interested in the
controversial subject after all the
recent publicity in the papers and
after receiving a letter from Jap
anese college students asking the
Y to have a program on the prob
DR. WARNER L. WELLS
To Speak Here Tuesday
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Kai Jurgensen, a jovial,
scooter-riding dramatics profes
sor, and Carolyn Hilker, a lovely,
blue-eyed blonde coed reigned
Wednesday evening in Y Court as
King and Queen of the Water
melon Festival. . . ;
Miss Hilker's two attendants
were Noel Vossler, a- gray-eyed
blonde, and Mary Frances Hart,
a blue-eyed brunette. ' '
Chancellor William Aycock an
nounced the identity of the King
and Queen, kept secret until the
event, crowned the two, and pre
sented the Queen with a bouquet
of garden flowers. The two at
tendants were then presented
Miss Hilker, sponsored by Beta
Theta Pi fraternity, is from Char
lotte and regularly attends
Queens College there where she
will be a junior majoring in ele
mentary education next year.
When asked how she liked
Carolina, the sun-tanned beauty
flashed a radiant smile and said,
"I love Carolina, and the boys
here are even nicer' than I ex
pected them to be."
King of the "Festival, Kai Jur
gensen, is one of the best known
and best-liked professors on the
campus. Renowned, for riding to
class on his motor bike, this pro
fessor of dramatics originally
hails from Denmark. He is cur
rently in the process of directing
Shoemaker's Holiday" in the
Forest Theater: He translated
"Peer Gynt" which was given in
the Forest Theater this past
Miss Vossler, sponsored by Ay-
cock Dorm, is from Fayetteville,
and regularly attends Salem Col
lege where she is a rising junior
and a French major.
Miss Hart, sponsored by Lamb
da Chi Alpha fraternity, is from
Elkin and regularly attends Duke
University where she will be a
sophomore majoring in piano and
education next year.
The King of the Festival was
chosen by popular student voting,
and the Queen was chosen from
the top three contestants by
popular voting after several days
of penny voting for the 18 con
The Watermelon Festival, spon
sored each summer by the Sum
mer School Activities Board, also
had many other attractions.
Three vacancies on the Wo
men's Honor Council were filled
yesterday by Student Govern
ment president Sonny ' Evans.
The appointments were for the
second summer session.
Those named to serve on the
council were Pat Dillon from
Statesville, .chairman; Dot John
' After the crowning of the King
and Queen, a watermelon eating
contest was held between a
faculty and a student team, each
picked by the Activities Board.
Our New Chancellor
Tne Graduate Club will hold its
first social event of the summer
tonight when it sponsors a free
picnic and dance for the students
The picnic will be at 6 p.m.
around Davie Poplar. The menu
will consist of hot dogs, potato
salad and- colas furnished by
After the picnic or about 7:45
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p.m. a dance win oe in r wourt.
The dance will .consist of both
round and square dancing, the
latter called by G. C. Pridgen.
According, to Bob Rennick,
president of the Grad Club, the
events will be open to all stu
dents and faculty and administra
tion but will be particularly for
the grad students. "It is an op
portunity," he said, "for grads to
eet together and meet other
In case of rairi, the picnic will
be in the south dining room on
the ground floor of Lenoir Hall,
and the dance will be in the Tin
Students working on the dance
and picnic are Bob Rennick, G. C.
Pridgen, Preston Browning,
David Heck and Edith Winslow.
Mary Moore Mason and Jean
Pierre Boissavit are in charge of
son from Harrells and Jane John
son from Spindale.
Evans expressed confidence in
the ability of all the appointees,
especially the new chairman.
"Pat has served on the Wo
men's Honor Council for a year
and brings to the chairmanship a
great deal of experience and ma
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The three judges, Jean Smith,
Dr. Bernard Boyd and William
Aycock, picked the winning team
on the basis of the team that ate
the most, the fastest and the
W.illiam Brantley "Bill"
Aycock, after a series of outstand
ing accomplishments, is now
chancellor of UNC. He officially
took over his duties July 1, re
placing retiring Chancellor Rob
ert B. House. '
A special selection committee
of trustees, alumni and faculty
nominated Aycock for the chan
cellor's position, and William C.
Friday, president of the Consoli
dated University, presented his
name to the Board of Trustees.
A graduate of State College in
Raleigh, where he was president
of the student body, Aycock re
ceived his. master's degree in
political science and history from
UNC in 1937.
After teaching history at
Greensboro High School and
serving as an administrator for
the National Youth Administra
tion, Aycock entered the Army
in 1942 as a first lieutenant .
He was on active duty in the
European Theater of. Operations
and was decorated with the Sil
ver Star medal for bravery in
action in Germany. He also re
ceived the Bronze Star and the
Legion of Merit.
He then enrolled in law school
at UNC where he edited th? Law
Review and graduated in 1348.
Following graduation Aycock be
came a member of the law facul
In 1955-56 Aycock was acting
dean of the law school. This year
he has been a visiting professor .
of law at the University of Vir
ginia. Aycock has spent most of the
spring months not only fulfilling
his duties in Virginia, but also
orienting himself to his duties
here as chancellor.
The new chancellor is married
to the former Grace Mewbom of
Snow Hill and has two children,
W. P. Aycock II and Nancy. The
Aycocks will reside on Country
Club Road in the D. D. Carroll
house, which the university re
turity," Evans said. "I am cer
tain , that she will do an out
'other recent appointments by
the Student Government presi
dent ; have included: Reynolds
LeBus to the Summer School
Student Government Board and
Quincy Ayscue to the Men's