-hapl Hill, 1UC,
Mostly cloudy with occasional
light rain or drizzle. Thursday.
rmrr with scattered shown
Th editor talks on. summit talks
with the Reds on page two.
VOL. LXV NO 72
Offices in Graham Memorial
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 1957
Complete Ufi Wire Service
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE
America's Mightiest Weapon
p. 4i ii Aw, w ii r" ... jo xi i s j I I . "v. - v i i "
I I i :" If-; If , 1 , J '
t i nil.-. I ' J Air Force
r v v.-ri i u.r l .. 4 , i H ill i
7 tlaUip:, i.'t
.. 1 " ' ....... - - 4;. . . I
k k,iM T I T-1 ..:- ' ' -v, (J jif . ' J 1
r 1 11 HI I N t -.V jr. , J P-m. tiwi) as an excited woman
i: Ik; ; n il,
u i yv-- r , J !: .
f las Ballistic Missile
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Dec. Sputniks, blew up on its launching
17. i The U. S. Air Force sue- I pad Dec. 6.
cessfully fired today the awesome ' While the moon launching effort
Atlas Intercontinental Ballistic was largely for prestige purposes,
.Missile, mightiest weapon in the the Atlas firing was considered
."vnit i icaii arber.di. I mucn more lmDortant necauso Oi
DURHAM AND JENKINS Representative Carl Durham, chairman of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy of the House and Sen
t is shown above with Prof. William S. Jenkins of the Bureau of Public Records and Research at the University.
At Banquet Last Night
Head Of AEC, Congressman Durham,;
Selected Honorary Rho Chi Member
The t h.urm.m of t In Coir.:revion
Atomic Mncry Commission. Hep
C.ul T Purli.inv ;ix miidr un
.omu;iry mc:ntT of (lie Hliu Chi
Society hore List niht.
Tin- society is ;i rw-.titiiuil hononiry
pli;irin.iceiit icid mhk". L'mi.-iIIv oik
li niiiiiry membersliip is given each
yvnr tlirou, 'limit the entire United
Connies Mini ii Purluj.n vc;is pre
sented with .1 rertificiite of mem
hrrihtp nnd n fra'ernity key i flic
tcremouv lulil lu-re in the Ia-ihmi
l!;tll r.an'i'iet llm "ii. Tne presentii
tion as ni.ule l ItmiaUl Austell ot
Shelby. President ol the Xi Ch.iplcr
of the vocietv at the I'M' School of
Siiine t'.il persons were present tor
the banquet and (eiciioiiy. nulud
inenibeis ot the local chapter
and out of town quests Tlie L'ni
ersit adinini-.tration was repre
vented by Dr Henry T Clark, ad
ii i i n is rat or ot the CNC Diyision of
Pcal'h Allan's He was aecoinpan
nd l Mrs Clark who is a member
of the society and i graduate ot
the l'.C School ol Pharmacy.
The Xi Chapter of the Kho Chi
So iety as oruanied at CNC in
P.O. Since that time, approximate
ly '.MO CNC pharmacy sutdents hae
been honored by membership in the
Congressman Durham represents
the Sixth Congressional District,
v hii 1) is composed of Alamance.
Durham. Cuillord and Orange Coun
ties lie has held this office since
pi:;!', when he was appointed to fill
mi unexpired term Since then he
lias been re elected 11 times
The congressman was born in
Chapel Hill and his early education
was obtained in the Orange County
public schools. He began work as
an apprentice in a Chapel rtill drug
store in 1!I12 and attended flic UN'C
School of Pharmacy 1916-17. He was
licensed as a pharmacist in 1917.
He volunteered for military serv
ice in World War 1 and served in
the Naval Hospital Corps for the
duration of the war. Following : the
war he was married to Miss
Manure! Whitsett of Greensboro
and six children were born to the
He continued work in pharmacy
in Chapel Hill after his marriage
and took an active part in civic al
P'irs. He served as commander of
; the Chapel Hill Post of the Ameri
can Legion, was a member of the
i Hoard of Aldermen and a trustee
Rep. Durham has continued his
I interest in pharmacy since being in
'Congress, ife took an active and ef-I member of the Kappa Psi
fective part in the establishment maceutical Fraternity.
The 100-ton monster blasted off
into a dark thundercloud at 12:38
p.m. (EST) as an excited woman
screamed "go, baby, go." Minute
later the Air Force announced the
test had succeeded.
The third time was a charm for
the great silver-colored missile.
Twice before, the Atlas has roared
skyward from this top-secret base.
wobbled in flight and was blasted
"This was a limited range test
of several hundred miles," said
the Defense Department in an of
, ficial announcement. 'The missile
flew its prescribed course and
landed in the pre selected impact ,
Basically, the Atlas Is designed
to carry a hydrogen warhead 5.00)
miles or more at an average speed
of lb.000 miles an hour.
Limited' or not. the test gave
ot the Pharmacy Corps of the U .S.' , President Eisenhower wonderful !
Army. He was co-sponsor of the ! news for the representatives of al-:
Durham-Humphrey Law concerned j lied nations w ith him at the North
with prescription practice. He has Atlantic Treaty Organization meet
been diligent in all legislation af, ings in Paris.
feeling both pharmacy and the ' Throughout the free world,
other health professions. J there has been dark uneasiness
He is a Baptist and a Mason and : since Russia fired its two Sputniks
a life member of the N. C. Phar into orbit around the world. The
maceutical Association. He is an , historic feat gave real authority tr
honorary member of the American j the claim of the Reds that they
Pharmaceutical Association and a i already possess an 1CBM. a weap-
Pha.c-J qn capable of delivering H-hornbs-to
targets anywhere in the worh.
the threat the terrible weapon can
hold over the head of any nation
that might be thinking of trigger
ing another war.
A countdown on the Atlas was
started yesterday but the sched
uled test was postponed because of
minor bugs in the mechanism of
the 70-foot, three-stage missile.
Today, a determined Atlas crew
went to work and got the job done.
During the morning hours, the
J Atlas could be seen clearly on its
launching platform, gleaming
bright sunlight. Then black clouds
rolled in off the Atlantic Ocean
and the whole firing range was al
most hidden in the haze. The At
las itself became invisible.
At 12:34 p.m.. the Atlas began
to shine through the gloom like a
huge icicle. It had frosted over as'
the crew pumped bubbling liquid
oxygen into its tanks.
Four minutes later, there was a
massive belch of white smoke,
then a blast of flame and the Atlas
began to rise slowly, coming into
view as it cleared the ground haze.
Its fiery exhaust burned a hole in
the thick cloud bank overhead.
With its engines generating mil
lions of horsepower in seconds, its
in speed increased and within one
minute it was out of sight, leav
ing a trail of "white smoke behind.
The thunder of its engines couid
be heard for four minutes after it
Among tne observers inside the
launching base was J. R. Dempsey,
manager of the Convair Astronau
tics Division which builds the At
las. Dempsey advised newsmen
yesterday t' I t use of the Atlas to
shoot up an American moon has
been considered 'for a long time."
The Navy is believed about
ready for a second Vanguard
launching try and the Army is re
ported to have set the date for an
attempt to fire a satellite with its
You Just Can't Cover Much Moon
Real Estate With A Circus Tent!
r.y ARTHUR ED SON a live Russian-well, anyway, live
WASHINGTON. Dee. 17 t.?i At at the start may whirl into outer
least one expert has predicted that space within three years.
During Visit Here
Durham Cites Far-Reaching Effects
Of UNCs Bureau Of Public Records
Congressman Carl Durham this
week said the large number ot pub
lic records gathered at Chapel Hill
and put on microfilm can have "a
far-reaching effect internationally."
Representative Durham. who
Leads the Joint Atomic Energy
Commission of the Senate and
House, praised the collection of re-'
cords in the Bureau of Public re
cords and Research, headed by Pro- '
lessor William S. JenkiiH of the Do
partment of Political Science. !
Congressman Durham was made
an honorary member of Rho Chi
Society. national honorary phar
maceutical fraternity, last night.
Representative Durham referred
to the saving in time and money in
tie monumental collection of re
lords of all of the states which is
housed in the I.ouis R. Wilson Lib
rary at the University.
Durham's complete statement fol
"Basic research, as we all know,
i; a time consuming form of re
search, but vet it is highly neces
sary in our way of life. I believe
that the basic research which came
out of the War effort kept our na
tion here in America from going
into an economic tailspin.
In this compilation of records.
W. S. Jenkins has gathered together
inlotmation that will save time and
money. He has rendered a great
service not only just to the Uni-
luia but to all states of the Union.
I fully believe that the people
will be looking to the University for
information for years to come. Be
cause of what he has tirelessly as
sembled here, he has made a great
contribution to a proud state uni-
versify and to the Nation as a
I think also that vviiat ne nas
dene can serve as a distinct contri
bution and will create and contri
bute to a better international under-
The woman who rooted for the
Atlas en its way skyward todav
was one of a scattered group on
hand to witness the fireworks from
ocean beaches outside the missile
' test center.
"That'll teach those Russian so-and-sos,"
was the gleeful comment
of a man who watched the "Big
A" in its graceful climb toward !
The beautiful shoot did much to
dispel the gloom which has hung
over this bustling defense center
since the Navy's Vanguard moon
rocket, chosen for the first at
tempt to hurl an American satel
lite into the heavens with the Red
New TV Course
To Be Offered
versity and the state of North Caro- standing.''
Only One Day Remains
ToGetYour Ride Home
Senior I'. W Butchart has been
i licted ( ominandin officer of the
Naval liOTC unit Semper I'idelis 1
So iety for this year.
The society is composed of Marine
Science students anil is designed to
promote better understanding of the
p ofessional requirements imposed
upon future Marine ot fleers and to
provide a better understanding ol
Hie Marine Corps
Hiilchart aUo commands the NRO
TC Drill Team.
Junior Walter M. Pitts was select
ed to fill the position of executive
Other otlicers are John K. Huniii- ;
Mitt. SI i secretary": Clifton B. Met-j
calf. S2 'publicity: Pieter L. Iloga- j
boom. S.I 'social functions ; Stanley
O. Cook. S4 i treasurer! ; and Krvin j
lv I.anpeit. Jr.. chaplm. !
Currently there are four chapters
ol the six iety. They are located at '
the University of Illinois. Duke.
Notre Dame, and UNC.
The local chapter founded the
honorary professional society and is
i.llieially chartered by the st;tt of
' Having been closely associated
since its inception with the Project ,
in microfilming state records in j
which Professor William S. Jenkins,
has been engaged. I am very much
Hurry! Hurry! Hurry! Crab a
ride, walk, or stay here and study
for exams. One day left for ride
and rider service.
Jerry Chichester, Macon, C.a. via
Columbia, S. C. Phone: 89158.
Charles Covell, Richmond, Va.,
Sam Hux. Shelbyville, Ky.,
Bob Turner. Altanta, Ga.
Mrs. Stokley Spivey, Talladega,
j Ala., via Piedmont and Anniston,
!Ala. Phone: 712oti
Brad Seashok s. Charleston, w .
Va. and Dayton. Ohio. Returning
The Chapel Hill Studio of WUNC
TV. and the University Extension
Division have announced the tele
vision credit course to originate dur
the spring from the Chapel Hill
Dr. Bernard II. Boyd. James A
Cray Professor of Biblical Litera
ture, will return to the air to teach
Phone: i a nCw course. Religion 81. Introduc
' tion to New Testament Literature.
Although Dr. Boyd has taught earl
ier telecourses. this is the first time
the New Testament Literature I
Course has been offered.
The new telecourse will begin on j
Januarv 28 and will be taught at I
! ," - s . :. ..... -v . : 1
f ' I ' 1
V"k v l I
hi - g ; I
I - v - ' V -
i j - 1 I; , VSTsj t I
t i- . " . - s-f1 ? s I
f '..v-- -S? - .jr
S v :;,nr -. - -v: y I
-rilnlir-rmi mn'lltltlT-TTi- " - -, - - ' rtr "
IS THIS SANTA?
Yuletide season each
Reet" over at the Phi
For many Negro orphans he is during
year. In other seasons he is known as '
Delt House. (Buddy Spoon Photo)
This Kris Kringle Makes
Many Orphans Happy
MARY MOORE MASON
interested in its present position ot Phone: 91586 or 93571.
service and prestige and opportun
ity tor service. I personally consider
it one of the most valuable collec
tions of such records that has ever
ben assembled on basic research of
"It goes far beyond just the time
1 saving aspect for basic research
; and appeals to me as not only valu
able just to the American states but
j v ill have a far-reaching effect intcr
: nationally. As we all know toreign
nations are rich in literature which
i can be assembled by this method
Free Flick Change
! The foreign film. Les Parents
' Terrible by Jean Cocteau, origin
ally scheduled for Jan. 2 in Carroll
Hall will Im presented on Jan. 3
in (irrrard Hall.
Jack Gauntbeth, New York City,
Carl Steinhauser from Chicago to
Chapel Hill Jan. 1 via Ind.. Ohio
and Pa. Turnpikes, Phone: M)79
Dick Leavitt. Boston. Mass, via
New York City. Phone: 92141
John Dale. Knoxville. Tenn.,
Phone: 81H78 or 260 Venable
Richard Bell. Orlando, Fla. Phone
8!) 130 I
Bill Dorroh. Jackson, Miss., (Dec. j
I 20 1 Phone: 89165
I Charles Coleman, southeast Ga.
' v ia Columbia. S. C. and Augusta,
C.a.. Phone 99443
Will Heath, Gary. Ind. via Pa.,
Ohio and Ind. Turnpikes, Phone:
802.)() or 8453
Charles Speranza and Saul Borod
! kin 1 2 cars' Boston, Mass. via N. Y.,
N .J. and Conn., Phone: 3771
Harry Neff. York, Penn., Plume
1 ;;ti7H or wwaii
Syracuse. N Y.. Phone: 80270
Rides Wanted !7:30 p. m. on Tuesday and Thursday
Brad Jenkins, Detroit. Mich.,
rushces last year with a name tag
on stating his name and U. S. A. as
his home. When asked if the U.S.A.
stood for the United States of Amcr-
1 ica, he replied, .no. it stands lor
"I didn't know that Santa Claus : University of South Ah ica."
was a colored man." said the wide- I Matthew was given his name -of
And Sen. Lyndon Johnson D-Tcx
"We have left a period in which
the idea of going to the moon is
wishful thinking. It is a practical
reality which, is rapidly drawing
All right. So some earthling may
land on the moon and run up a flag.
Will his country then own the whole
. , ,- -
Fortunately, George Washington
University here has been trying to
iind the answer in a television
series called " Project: JnlointitnaI
Unfortunately. the answer isn't
Yes. says Andrews Haley, a law
yer for the American Rocket Soc
iety. No. say Dr. Raymond W. Young
of the George Washington Univer
sity Law School and Lt. Cmdr.
Horace K. Robertson of the Navy
Judge Advocate General's office.
They both feel merely landing on
the moon isn't enough. Or, in
' Putting a landing party there
and then leaving would not give
The experts seem to agree only on
this: It's going to take study, and
i' s time the nations did move com
bined thinking on ou-er space legal
ity. Complicating the lawyer's lot is
the moon itself, which doesn't fit
in nicely with our ettrtbbound pat
terns of thinking.
The Rev. Francis Heyden. S. J..
ot the Georgetown University Ob-
; sorvatory also w as on the program.
iand he seemed to take a sly delight
in pointing out the obstacles facing
the first moon tourist or homestea-
. dei .
As you 110 doubt know, the moon
has no atmosphere. This mean that
deadly ultra violet rays pound
down steadily, that temperatures
(See Moon Page Four)
eyed little Negro girl at last year's Dr Reet in 1938 by some of "his ,
evenings through the month of May. ! ueti-Aipna uena ri orpnan . noys alter tney saw a tioor snow j
Three hours of credit will be given 1 party. ! performer of that name in New
Pikesville, Ky., Phone j for those successfully completing the "Santa alias Dr. Reet alias Mat- j York. He is also a performer of a;
! ti, (.nurcp thew Mason, the Phi Delt house boy. j sort as he presides over the' Phi
beamed from behind his foot-long Delt bar grinning from ear to ear
whiskers and chuckled. This was 1 singing forth his favorite expres
the third year.-that he had starred ' sion. "Let the Good Times Roll".
Tampa, Fla., Phone:
St. Petersburg, Fla.,
Bill Harrington. St
Fla.. Phone: 89130
Ilillv Goldman, Tampa,
Lindsay Love, Frog Level, Phone:
j 88808 '
' rtnhfM-t f?,.hlf Albany. N. Y., New
York City or western Mass., Phone:
j Tim McKenzie, Chattanooga,
Tenn.. Phone: 89055
Nick Ellison. Cincinnati, Ohio.
I Harold Stessel. New York City,
' Phone: 85i Mi4
I (See Rides Page 3
Both formal registrations for
credit and informal registrations
for non-credit are accepted by the
Extension Division. Those interest
ed in registering should vvfite either
to the Extension Division or to WU-NC-TV
in Chapel Hill.
Coeds have been reminded that
room reservations must be made
by Thursday for the spring semes
ter. The procedure for signing up for
rooms is paying a $10 deposit fee
to the University Cashier's office
in the basement of South Building
and then filling out reservation
cards in the dean of women's of
tiee mi first floor in South Building.
j in the role of Kris Krinkle. and he
'was an old hand at it by now.
I "Merry Christmas, baby." he said
Jin his mellow southern voice as he
j l anded out another Christmas pre
sent to another little child.
Matthew Mason, or rather Dr.
Reet, has been a friend of many
Carolina students ever since he first
became house boy at the Phi Delt
house 23 years ago.
Hearing it rumored that he had
been a house boy longer than any
body else on campus. I asked him
if the rumor was true. "Well, just
about," he said, "cept for Sambo at ; ear to
the Beta house and Phi at the Phi colored
Born in Durham County in 1911.
Dr. Reet has 0 children most of
' w horn are in college now or hav e
j finished college. Dr. Root's duties
J at the fraternity house include
i everything from straightening the
houses' many rooms to tending bar
at the parties.
At one time he also worked as a
cab driver. But now his only job
! besides keeping the boys and the
house straight is an occasional one
as a waiter at the Rathskeller,
i And then once a year he becomes
' Santa Claus and lends an attentive
l . . r 1 : : . i : . . i
ucueiis 01 aumiring uuie 1
orphans. He gets his
The following activities are
scheduled for Graham Memorial
today: Audit Board, 4-6 p. m.,
Grail Room; CCUN. 4-6 p. m., Ro
land Parker 1; Jehovah's Wit
nesses, 7:30-8:30 p. m., Roland
Parker 1; Desegregation Subcom
mittee, 2-4 p. m., Woodhouse Con
ference Room; Forum. 4-5 p. m.,
Woodhouse Conference Room;
Germanic Languages Party, 7:30
11 p. m., Rendezvous Room.
Dr. Reet is renowned lor greeting
costumes each year from one of the
(See Santa Page 3)
IN THE INFIRMARY
The following students were in
the infirmary yesterday: iMsses
Mary Crumble, Lula Ballantine
and Roberta Char-in, and Roger
I oushee, Samuel Marshall, Robert
Bernhardt, Robert Easley, Fred
Kalil, Lee Ainslic, William Allen,
Richard Tannanbaum. Wendell
Harper, Dauiel Rader and Julian