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VOL. LXV NO. 101
Offices in Graham Memorial
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25, 1958
Complete . ) Wire Service
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NEWS AND EDITORIAL STAFF Yru reaJ their
column-'', now meet the writers. Seated in front are Eii
city editor; and Barry Winston, colunnUt. 3 f ?. r. d -n ft-:
right, Pebley Barrow, night editor; Stan C!ccV, Parlor
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Production Of Daily I or Heel
Involves The Work Of Many
By DOUG EISELE
1 he Daily Tar Heel. (elel)iatin4 it fOtli ;i!iiiicrsary today, is among the top college
newspapers of the country, employing student help to perform a man-sized job in the
world of communications.
"What goes into the making of that newsparc which is offered six days weekly during
the regular shcool years? Who are the people and what do they do who write the thousands
of words for ybu daily?
Basically, The Daily Tar Heel is like any daily newspaper published by private con
cerns or organizations anywhere in the United States. There are no restrictions on it which
are not placed against other publications in the '"outside" world.
Vet The Daily Tar Heel is unique in thai its editor is elected, pay where it exists is
small for the pobs rendered, and many tnanhours of. lite labor daily go into its making.
These f?cts, however, do not
handicap the purpose of the news
paper and its rele in the overall
development of the University. It
has gained respect comparable to
the independent newspaper and
parctices a freedom not always
found on University campuses.
Patterned after dailies, the Tar
Heel has as its key employes an
editor, managing editor, news
editor, sports editor, business and
dter Sixty-Five Years' Publication
ditorial Issues Remain Unchanged
I'.y CM.MM.IC SLOAN ; front page carried a church direc- j practice for a long time, and many
Ediiorkd issues don't change i tory. a list of the University Maga- 1 of the funny stories are still kick-
zine staff, a directory of Campus ins around todav with onlv slieht
Heforo The Tar Heel was a daily, j organizations, two short articles on ; polishing.
05 years ;vo. edkers found tonics ; the newsDaner. and a storv headed
advertising managers, a circulation fur thHr cditori.lf .olurnns that have ' "The Legislature Commitee Visit
and subsrrintion manager an,l , , , ... ... ' .
nthcr n ,nn,in. , n,i. a,,.'"01" noa U1 ine ! ny. ! rentty didn't have the leadership it
thoritv vested in these.
nature, the Tar Heel relies on ad-1 editorial on three-man dormitory j the page) banner announcing "Thir
vertisements as its chief source of : rooms, an issue that is still vital to i teen Hundred Students Register."
MARY ALYS VOORHEES
JU a . y 1' n i) Kdno r
Asst. News Editor
ti Y jiiHl Kin WAV "tfftl -' ' ' " "
MARY MOORE MASON
No Pjjfos For Coeds Then
First UNC Coec
ciuafe Recalls Time
Wore Veils To Class
r.v r.nn uiuti.ky
Can.lma cords. Their presence
i, no inivclty.
I'.ut. a l.idy with silver hair and
sparkling brown ees relates quite
liiterelhiu and ainui;i4 sin, u of
tune- ulien tlm,u were different.
She i Alice Edward .Jones, a
r sident of Chapel Hill. In l!()().
she th.- firl coed to receive
a fleuree from Carolina 20". She
has amazing vitality and a est for
living which gives a ring of truth
to her statement. "I came from a
family .f terrific ( nerg.v !"
Talking with her is both an in
M)ir;:tion and a pi rind of strength
!rwrd th -ir apreciatiii
When the leui-latiire
law that wf.inen could
university, the I
wort', w !iu h n.i
attend t !-..'
d tli..t l hey
were allowed to enter fraternity Fiss Jones proudly states that
houses for the first time at stated she was devoted to teaching. She
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n i,v l cat.
n ar.d t'.is
ining. ller ihih.sophv
a challenge, one that declares noth
ing impossible when desire is
strong and hard work is net shunn
ed Al.ce Jo:i"s and Mama Latham
came a the lifst two women to
re-ister for a degree at the Uni
versity and graduated in 1000.
I irst Coed (;raduate
"I was the first coed to graduate
from Carolina only becaus" my
name began with J." said Miss
.'ones. "I was a lucky person and
,'l -at her to it "
' I'.os didn't like it at all when
r. ds began entering the Univer-
Ml 7 " she s.-iid. 'Th'v liked us per
s,,r iWy. but resented us as mem
.iTs of UNC."
T.'ien Miss Latham and I gra
dual' xl . we were seated behind the
facup f in a hidden spot. It n'ver
(.(cerr V to the boys or the farultv
tha' K shotild ho in the academic
l.n.' ;m mareh in as they did at
thf cx' T r'w"v Hut. when w" rose to
ruene ( w decrees, they greatly
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in a b' a:
lj-l oliic" 1
pa'-ed r't tin. 1
,,,1 ro'' nri.i-- fo!" tlVl t )
cince thr-y !.e i off ( uuiau
were so few.
It mis not until i:K!l th:
tf.uiso the first wem-ii
n ,. Iiui't Cniil tha! tiu
coed enrollmeid increased. h.ou-
g them was a pr ' - ni
e w e re
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places took (.nly men lor
In lf:-;L ::." years after tin
coeds i-uP-red th? I'm'- cr-i'y.
In the days when I was a coed,
eiils never appeared on campus
without "loves and a veil," said
Miss Jones. "We did remove the
p.lovcs and lift the veil to take
notes in class."
Miss Jones received her Bache
lor of Philosophy Degree from
UNC in 100U. taught at St. Mary's
Junior College m uaieign imeu
years and returned to UXC where
she rec( ived her masters.
She was head of the Latin De
partments at Winthrop College,
Koek Hill. S. C. before going to
the American Academy in Rome
where she worked a year towards
her doctorate. When World War I
began, she returned to the United
States, and was unable later to go
hack and complete her work.
Famous I ar Heel Editors
Following is a list of a few former Daily Tar Heel editors
and journalistic capacities wmv.11
now distinguished in the business
tiipv nurs.ued after years at Carolina:
William J. Vccstcndick
Famous author who ranks among the
all time literary figures of this country.
Editor of the Raleigh News and Ob
server and press secretary to Presi
Professor in the School of Journal
ism, now studying at Harvard Uni
versity this year.
Editorial director of the Long Island
Newsday and former Nieman Fellow
loved her job, and believes tnat
teachers must love to teach in
order for students to benefit.
shn Hoes not denv that she
was what is known as a "stiff" j
teacher today. Buf, she recalls,
with satisfaction that when the
girls she taught transferred to
UNC, they were accused by male
students of using Latin "ponies."
"The boys were quite shocked to
find that those girls could actually
man Latin without them." she
Mis Jones proudly states that
wil be worn for the 30th time this
June. It has been through quite a
fpu; PYfitintt exneriences since it
was first worn in 1900.
"My great-niece and her brother
wore it for graduation exercises
the same day," she recalls. "There
was quite a bit of confusion as we
had to rush it from an 11 P--
graduation in Sweet Briar, Va. and
let the hem down for a 6 p.m
graduation at UNC.
Another dramatic event occurred
when two UNC students, whose
mothers had both worn the gown,
felt that they each had a right to
graduate in it. They both graduated
the same day and both wore me
Miss Jones has never been able
. 1 51 it Hut i ;
to ligure out now iur uiu
the gown has a mended tear on one
side as a result of that day
Miss Jones's graduation gown is
presently well preserved. When
she ceases to lend it, it has been
J bequeathed to the UNC library.
income and as the determining
foctor in how large each day's issue
of the paper will be. Once the
latler is determined, it becomes
the tashk of the news department
to fill the. pages with copy.
The normal news release comes
to the managing editor for place
j.ment in. the paper. Stories picked
up by Tar Heel reporters on their
"beats" are written by these re
porters and then passed on to the
managing editor after a close look
by the news editor.
It is the managing editor who
writer headlines, "dummies in
the page and decides what storLvs
should go in What places in the
paper. This post is at the pinnacle
of the news department. j
Copy is carried from the Tar
Heel offices in Graham Memorial
to the shop in Carrboro wher type
and ads are set in preparing the j
paper for its publication. Tress
runs are made after midnight, with
a total of some 6.502 copies printed
This then, it the routine followed
by the Tar Heel six days a week
for about 30 weeks a year. It costs
you about two and one-half cents
per day, while the work going in
to its publication is measured in
terms of experience for those who
contribute to it.
Primarily, the newspaper caters
to students who have an interest
in iournalism as a livelihood once
"third men" all over the campus.
Rack then the dining hall was in
Swain. And what some RTVMP
majors now affectiona tely call
"Swine Hall'. probably picked up
In 1919, the year Wolfe was editor,
Carolina's basketball game appa-
noen renasned m edits wrtnm tne Ine university.
memory ot many undergraduates l,30t) Mudents , is trying to retain tdoay. A para-
today. I In 1919 The Tar Heei ran a blaz-r
,thp Carolina hAkpthalt tpnm is pv.
eellent'-The Washington Post. Would
that' we had passed Virginia and
A few issues later signs of extra- I r,pnrcptnwn 1 "
curricular activities appeared. ' Advertising in that same yew
"Nuricas And Fatimas Mingled imay have seemed up to date, but '
With Oratory Open Dialectic Smok-1 today it seems a little wordy. The .
ed," announced a single- column. 1 phrasing of the tallowing cigarette
its nickname in those days when a three line head. Nuricas y and Fati- l aj seems familiar in form, but the
piece of bread was used like an! mas are prefilter tip-irekingsize 1 wording would Tiiss the consumer,
early guided missile. " 1 cigarette brands. 1 "Men keep switching from straight
The -Tnr Heel didn't pass up the I On-the other side of the page, Turkish figarettiis because they eon-
in type of identical size, over a t& in too much Turkish. They eem
story of identical length, was a over-rich and h-avy."
Becomes A Daily
In 1929, under the editorship cf
opportunity to comment ou the
conditions, and when the chow line
moved to Lenoir, the editor followed
his target to its new location.
The first isue of the paper ap
peared on February 23. 1893. The
headline declaring "Phi Legislature
Debates Legaue of Nations; Sixty
seven Men Initiated."
Using jokes for filler was common
leave college. But it also attracts
those in other fields of study who
have the time and desire to learn
what only work on a newspaper can '
What it can teach is largely de
pendent upon the individual who
exposes himself to it.
Walter Spearman, The Tar Heel be
came The Daily Tar Heel and con
tinued without interruption under
that logotype. Spearman is now a
professor of Journalism in the UNC
J-School. He is studying this year at
Harvard on a Fund for Adult Edu
The Daily Tar Heel has fluctuated
in size betwen 4, 6, and 8 columns.
Today it is 8 columns high and 21
inches long. But in spite of the
changes in page size, and the switch
from type set by hand to type set
by linotype, the paper has always
tried to "Cover the Campus."
The rating of its success in this
aim lies with the students who read
SPORTS STAFF Presenting you with last minute coverage of
the snorts world are Dave Wible, assistant sports editor; Rusty Ham
mond and Elliott Ccoper, sport staffers.
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THE BUSINESS WORLD-Sitting here are sonti staff members you rare.y near ao-u,. . ..c7 ........
THE BUSINESS W a e fjrst row. Norm Kanforf phofo.
th business end of The Daily iar neei. r. -
grapher; Fred Katzin, advertising manager-
Rush, business staff; Johi
fod circulation manager.
and Avery Thomas, subscription manager. Back row, Lewis
sr; and Syd bhu
,B",C,' r,cu . . . w.,.k! staff: John Whitaker, business manager; and 5yd inu
Rush, business statt; jonn muue.,
The Daily Tar Heel is a business
organization that handles $46,000 a
year. This amoant of money must
be brought in through student fees
and advertising to provide for the
efficient operation of the newspaper.
The single, biggest part of income
of the paper is from student fees,
which accounts for one-half operat
ing budget. Local and national
aUVeiLLMUg UllMg 111 licaiijr -ir
cent of the money needed. The rest
of the income is from subscriptions
and special aclverstising.
The expenditures of the newspa
per are divided among some five
big categories and some 11 lesser
The biggest chunk of the $46,000.
goes for printing costs. These costs
run to almost $31,500. Farther down
the expense scale is the $7,100 paid
all the salaried personnel of The
Daily Tar Heel staff.
The three Associated Press wire
service machines cost the paper
$1,770. Engraving rental costs run
to $1,775. And the fifth big expense
item is the telephone and telegraph
charges and postage, which takes
$1,000 of The Daily Tar Heel budget.
These are the biggest items that
are taken care of, but hundreds of
additional dollars must take care of
such things as photography, news
features (Peanuts, Pogo, the cross
word and the Metro advertising