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VOLUME 6, NO. 9
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA
AUGUST 3, 1958
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Charlie Shaffer Out;
Neely Dumps C. H. Boy
A LESSON FROM A MAN WHO SHOULD KNOW . Two of the boys from the New Mex
ico delegation seem caugiit in the spirit of Billy Talbert's brief lesson on the finer points of
the game. This was all part of the action in the Jaycee tennis extravaganza taking place in
Chapel Hill. For more on the tournament, read Sports Editor Jim Harper's comments in the
lead story and on page four.
r; Weekly Sports' Editor
The University. campus has been swamped under a deljge cf
white-uniformed youths during the past week with the coming ct
the Fifth National Junior and Boys Tennis Tournament.
- Tournament play has been in progress since Tuesday morning,
with the finals scheduled for 9 o'clock Saturday morning.
-Tourney publicist Ty Boyd of the Chapel Hill Jayeees said that
approximately 185 participants are staying in Winston Dormitory
: during the tournament. These
athletes are state and territorial
champions, who have survived
competition involving over 50,000
competitors throughout the nation.
At the time of this writing, three
of the tournament favorites had
been eliminated from the cham
pionship field. In the Boys Singles
division, top seeded Eddie San-
One slightly incredulous student i d?rlui was eliminated from, the
. . . ; iieia on me opening uay. vikicicus
of this university remarked, "Gee, , .
i said he dciauLted because of an
they're human!'' This was perhaps injury suffereJ week in the
the key to the three day visit of j rational Junior Championships iii
the tii Russian's to" the tlNC c'm- j fcalamaioS, aiichigan.
! Floiida, top seeded player In the
! junior division was aroppea iram
ing the Soviet visit and their itin- j th& iM m Weinesday afternoon
erary while in Chapel Hill, thej. -a capaci.y crmvd at tke
main point emphasized by the j Vafsily Jhe vict0Vwas un.
Y was to show them an honest i sceded Bjly Lenoir wno thriljtd
picture ot UIL ana me in me
By ANNE CATLETTE
During the discussions concern-
Sound And Fury Making Set
Of Big Plans; Kuralt Head
the spectators with his two-handed
drives from th base line. Shaf-
sion to the .American way of life;f(?r WJS unabJe lo wUh the
South. By avoiding the '"Conver- !
Seme day next spring about the
lirsit of April.- a young, kilt-clad
Scotsman will crash through a
pair of bar doors, skid to a heap
Cn the Memorial Hall' stage, and
frowl at his ejectors, "Ladies?
Why, 1 tho'it it said laddies.'
And the 1959 production ot
Sound and Fury will be underway.
This Scotsman, Sandy MacPher
son, plays an important part in
introducing li'.tle Herman Flash
finger to New . York, and somehow
or another gets mixed up in a gang
t;f appi entice mobsters and ac
complished cops. All this, accord
ing to Wally Kuralt," the director
of the show, leads to some inter
esting dialogue and action
Kuralt,' in a notice in the Sum
mer School Weekly, encouraged
iivouxsied persons to join with him
in writing and preparing the
script and received "numerous"
snsvvers to his call.
. t&4tiBrriri -vrrKrmam- a show, she is "real excited"
T 'Sound and Fury is intended to
JjoDt the upcoming production.
attitude, the Soviets wire met on
an equal basis, as individuals, and
this probably accounted for the
comparative success of tneir visit.
Many people have recalled con
versations on love, religion, per
sonal ambitions, and desires.
The spontaneous hospitality,
such as shown by the Delta Kap
pa F.psilon- fraternity is- staging a
needle-threading Lenoir who took
he best-of-three tmatch in two last
The third favorite to be dropped
fn m the field was the local sen
timental choice Charlie Shaffer Jr.
Shaffer, the State Junior champ
von his first match with Grafton
Frampton 11-9, 6-2, hit was un-
;ibltrt cope with third 'seeded !Ned
f be an amateur production, seme
- thing for the novice to get in and
j try his hand," said Kuralt. "Ex
perience is handy, but not neces-
sary. We encourage everyone to
Vk"! come down and try out tor the
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"We wrie all the music and
script, stage the whole thing, and
put it on. It's all original and
usually pretty funny. I think, the
cast derives the most pleasure
from the show. Especially when
it comes to cast party time."
The first musical comedy or
ganization on campus, called "Wig
and Mask," was composed of such
.' nutstanriin? figures as Norman
toured the South, playing resorts , ' ,. . ., , ,
J Cordon, Kay Kyser. and the late
and hr'vls for s,fvivrn! vonrs
Sound And Fury Head
! and hc-Vols for several years.
Trapp has also written for the
Sound and Fury
Anyone interested in. help
ing with Sound and Fury may
call Kurait at St. Anthony
Hall. - .
Hal - Kemp. Shortly before the
war, the name was changed to
One of those who expressed in
terc?! in working on the show was
Don Trapp, a graduate in the
Kadio-Tdevision depar mci.it, and
i former writer and arranger for
r modern vocal group. The Di.wn
teats. This group was featured
vjth the Dan Ramsey baid, ai.d
,.v , u.a, ... -sound and Fury," and produced
Paige Show. ... .
some big shows. During the war,
i Mac Southerland. 'a sopbomor? , the ?ro,jp became inactive, but
from Raleigh, answered the call made a ccnuback in 1945, and
for stage manager, and was pm ll3, i:s c& pian:cd iii miy in
awarded the job. Southerland has Carolina sod atrain
had much experience with back-! This ycar's show, according to
,agc work, mostly m the Raleigh . Kur.,l p!ans t0 tour several of
aea' l.o eitlleges in the area. All this
' A Chapel- Hill toed. Miss Kay sirrmcr, next fall, and early next
"Proctor, was appointed chorro- j ..pring. p.epara.ions will be made
grapher for the sltow. JMiss Proc-,ior the show. People interested in
'or hrs been a dancer for "six 'any phase of musical counedy or
or seven years." and, though she general theater work will be train
has never actually ,c!ufree-eXcpi.eJ !,:ig and proving themselves.
party for them, serious talks on Ncciv in the late afternoon match.
.education, architecture, labor, stu- j Xo complete "the route of the
! dent .government,.. ami class meet- ' Shaffers, Morris Shaffer, the rep
Mugs helped introduce to the So- ; rcsentauve from Wyoming, lost
j viets part of the life in the U. S. ; his singles match Wednesday aft
j Outside of political discussions, J ernoon.
the Russians lesjwnded with grat-J Qn Xuesday tournament players
litude to their three day visit to ; and spectatoB.s were treated to an
the . point of singling out the Uni- ; exJlibition by Davis Cup coacn and
vorsily.in a New York press con-Sports niustrated tennis columnist
il'mM"-'c- j Billy Talbert. Talbert played first
The group shared a common in- j with Bob Cox, National President
'terest in Coca,'olas, cluldren. ! 0f the Jayeees, the sponsoring or
1 American jazz, and air-condition- j ganization. Talbert also played a
' ing. Abdid, who suffered the most doubles set with Hireeof tourney's
frtm the heat, said that he wasn't top seeded players,
accustomed to any weather over j jn an interview, tourney publi
50 degrees. j cist Boyd said, "We are very
In appearance, (he Russians ! grateful to the University for host
were a ecmoposite picture of the ing this tournament. They have
Soviet Union, varying freni blond, j furnished everything, itlie courts,
wavy hair and fair skin, to three the housing and meals i for a
wlio were short and stocky, and
had noticeable Slavic features.
Most were dressed in American
sport shirts, although all the men
in the group wore the familiar
When Eastern Airlines 8:40
flight tiMik off from Raleigh Dur
ham August 1 ten Russian students
weie aboard with ?,1 pounds of
excess baggage all of which was
acqiicd in Chapel. Hill. They car
ried with them newspapers, jazz
records, books, clothing, powder,
and perfume gifts hey had re
(See TOURNEY, Page 4)
Next week will he the last is
sue of the Siimnirr School Week
ly for the S immer of 1958. The
staff is very tired and in nectl
of rest. So, fo make our last
issue easy, please submit all
wit bv 6 p.m. next T'dv.
We would like to call the at
tention ol tne s.uttt nts t one ad
ditional thing. This is a good op
portunity to km: our classified
section to seek dther a ride or
riders home. $.it ptT ad.