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VOLUME LXVII. NO. 133
Complete (J) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 8, 1959
Offices in Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE
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(luilcs S Chapin. a UNC grad
mJq student, won first place awards
in two divisions of the Presbyterian
Student Center sponsored Student
Ho won I hr first placii awards in
tte oil painting and black and white
i-hior.v He also won third place
;i tin black and white division.
Oilur winners in the Arts Festival
v rre announced Tuesday night. Fir.st
pl.u t winners in the divisions of
Miil,Uire .iid photography were
:-n.i!d P. P.ilk and Margaret Hard
s' ell. respectively.
S.ron 1 and third place winners
.ore .is follows Richard O. .lack
son and .John Haymaker in the oils
! uMiii. John II Stinkard and .Jack
son in the sculpture division; llufas
Pu.mU and Miss Bardwcll in the
piHitoraphy division, and Hayiaak
rr and l"h ipin in tlie black ami
. hi!o ion
Tin uniitnitu-ement of winners wa.s
made alter a buffet supper and
t;.!k by Gregory Ivy. head of the
Ait Department at Woman's College.
Ivy served as a judge for the exhi
bit, as weie .Joe Cox of the State
College School of Design and Rob
ut Howard of the UNC Art Depart'
The cxh.bit, which is being held
in the Presbyterian Student Center,
olf Rosemary street, will be open
for the la.st time today between 1
and 9 p m Artists may pick up their
norks at the cmter between 1 and 6
Y ni. Thursday.
Ny DON SHUMATE
(Thi i a Mtond of a series on
tlif Ilrndrrson htrike compiled by
rrportrr Hon Shumatr and photo
grapher I'rtrr Ness.)
The Mnkcr.s at Henderson will not
; b.ick to work without a contract.
This is the general opinion of those
v ho arc and have b-cn for 21 weeks
on strike at the Harriet-Henderson
The above statements are verified
by such comments as "We'll go
h. ck to work when Hell freezes over.
And since it's suppased to be pretty
hot down thTr. that ain't likely to be suffering unduly from the cf
h.ippen;" and "Not a damn one of I frets of bring out of work for four
us will go back to work. Why , months. They arc being supplied
joould wt? We've got everything to with food by the union. The union
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"MRS. McTHINC" Myra Lauttrer
Larue in the Carolina Playmakers'
in The Playmakers Theatre.
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Mrs. McThing Opens Tonite
Tickets Still Auailable
The Carolina Playmakers open :
tonight at :3() in The Playmakers
Theatre with' their fourth production
of the current, season, "Mrs. Mc
ll.in" uy Mary Cha.se.
Performances of the comedy will
be held through Sunday night.
Directed by Fred Sitton, a .student
in dramatic art from Charlotte, the
comedy features Myra Lauterer of
Cnapel Hill in the leading role of
Mrs. Howard V. Larue, III.
Mrs. Lauterer has appeared with
the Playmakers in "The Crucible"
ar.d "Goodbye, My Fancy." A vet
eran of college, community and sum
mer stock theatres, she has studied
with Francis Ferguson, Arch Lau
lose and nothin' to gain."
One striker, 43 years old. has a
vifc and four children, and has
worked in the mill the past 25 years.
"I've already had to take one of
my four children out of school," he
said, "but I'll take the rest of them
rut, gather my whole family on our
front iorch on the coldest day of
wir.ter and .sit there and starve and
freeze to death before I'll go back
in that damn mill without a con
tract." He meant it.
But the strikers don't seem to
smiling on the outside, tension on the
will play the role of Mrs. Larue and Clyde Milner will be Howay
production of "Mrs. McThing" tonight through Sunday night at 8:30
terer and Martha Graham. ,
She has appeared with the Chase
Cm Players. New Hampshire; The
South . Shore Players, Cohassct,
Mass.. and The Cleveland Playhouse.
Mrs. Lauterer Ls. employed by UNC
as librarian in the acquisitions de
partment of .the Wilson Library.
Also in the cast of . "Mrs. Mc
Tliing" are Barbara Hicks as Car
rie, Lore Schullcr as Sybil, Cathy
Orne as Eva Lewis, Sally Greene
ar Maude Lewis, Carolyn Quinn as
Grace Lewis, Pete Flahive as Nel
son, Clyde Milner as Howay, Maris
Uoans as Ellsworth.
Bill Hopkins as Virgil, Craven
Return Without Contract
is also paying their hospital and
doctor bills, as well as other nc-
! tessary bills such as light, heat and
They emphasized repeatedly that
they "haven't wanted for anything"
sircc the strike began. "We're eat
ing just as well and maybe better
than before, one striker asserted.
But all is not as rosy as the pic
ture they painted or tried to paint.
For instance, one striker said, rath
er dejectedly: "Everyday has been
Sunday for so long, I just don't know
what to do anymore.
The unionists arc not just a group
of individuals. They arc a body of
people who are standing for what
they believe is right. And the har-
Mackic as Dirty Joe, Frank Mg
Donald as Stinker, Webb Caye as
Poison Eddie Schcllenbach. Patricia
Koch as Mimi, Bill Bailey and Gene
Lanier as policemen, and Louise La
mont as the witch, Mrs. McThing.
Settings are designed by James
Armacost, graduate assistant in
dramatic art. Lights arc by Carl
Tickets for "Mrs. McThing" arc
on sale at Lcdbetter-Pickard and
214 Abernethy Hall. They will be
available at The Playmakers Thea
tre at 7 o'clock on performance
evenings only. All seals are reserved
mony that exists between them is
certainly indicative of their strength.
Unions all over the state have j
joined to support the strikers at
Henderson. One or two locals in Dur
ham have sent money, others have
sent cigarettes reportedly 200 car-
ons to one local last week.
The strikers spend their days play
ing checkers in one of the union
halls, fishing, hunting or standing
around talking any and everything.
They also talked of their arrests
and near-arrests. They did this with
a haughty air but at the same time
there was a twinge of hostility. Once
in a while some of them get odd
j-bs to earn some spending money.
One striker asserted that when the
s'.rike began, he "had 11c in his
ockct. And I've got more than that
now even some bills." But they
k nied that the union is paying them
Each Friday night, at local 578 in
South Henderson, a dance is held.
Everyone seems to know everyone
else, and the affair is one of good-
natured kidding and joking.
The men at the union halls seemed
more anxious to talk about their si
tuation than did the women. The
women stood or sat around in the
background, talking among them
selves. As a wnoie me women
seemed less cheerful than the men
And then there were the children
As in almost any situation, the chil
tiren were carefree and gay un
aware of the tension and trouble
that surrounded them. They ran
around the union hall, laughing,
sci earning, shooting each pother
and reporters with water pistols
and just generally getting in the
thick of things. And, again, as in
almost any situation, parents were
constantly giving forth with shouts
of "keep quiet for a while." They
did for a wlule.
The youngsters, 14 16 years old
seemed concerned about the situa
tion, but, here again, there was
cheerful feeling. They didn't seem
bitter about the matter merely sad
dened to some degree. They were
alio very humble - and curious
Much of what the youngsters said
was mere repetition of the things
their elders had said and were still
The Carolinas-Virginia region of
the Watiohal Student Association wil
hold its annual spring regional as
sembly' at Sweet Briar College Fri
day and Saturday, April 17 and 18.
Ed Levy, NSA coordinator for
UNC, said Tuesday any Carolina
student interested in attending the
assembly should apply in the student
government office in Graham Me
morial by Monday
The annual conference will em
phasize the work of the association
oh all levels; international, national,
regional and the individual campus,
Speakers will discuss the NSA
vork in these areas.
Discussion groups will be held for
NSA coordinators, members of the
student government and possibly for
orientation leaders and student edi
tors. In addition, there will be dis
cussion of campus programs which
could be used by. different types of
colleges and a . 12th . National Con
gress Orientation meeting.
New regional officers will
nominated April 17 and will
e'ected April 18.
v Business Managers
Candidates for -business manager
of three UNC publications will be
interviewed Thursday at 4 p.m. in
the Grail Room.
. The Selections Board of the Pub
lications Board will be interviewing
all students interested in the busi
ness management of The Daily Tar
Heel, Carolina Handbook and Yack
Other information may be obtained
from Harold O'Tuel.
saying. One youngster pointed out
hat he has a new shirt . . And as
he did so, he looked up as if to get
a look of approval. He seemed to be
saying, "See, things aren't really
so had." He just didn't know how
o say it.
The strikers' feelings toward Gov.
ledges and mill president John D.
Cooper Jr., are very strong. As one
put it, "you don't want to hear our
opinions of Hodges."
They feel that "Hodges could've
settled the strike in 15 minutes if
he'd wanted to." They also think
he "strike would have been over
in a week" if Hodges had not sent
he State Ilighway Patrolmen to
One said he thinks the strike
would end in two weeks if the troop
ers were pulled out now. He further
stated that he thinks Hodges is
"prolonging the strike. He's scared
of his own plans, because he said
he could protect those on the eve
ning shift while they were in the
plant, but not while they were out
(Sec HENDERSON Pae 3)
CWC Coordinating activities and projects for the Carolina Wo
men's Council next year, will be these newly elected officers: (left
to right) Emily Hill, secretary; Molly Short, vice president; Beverly
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Elections Board Chairman
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Main speaker for the United Na
tions Model Assembly here this
weekend will be GeOrge V. Allen,
director of the U. S. Information
In addition to Allen, other speak
ers and over 120 representatives
from 20 colleges and universities in
North Carolina and Virginia will be
here for the Model Assembly, April
The schools will be representing
the member nations of the United
Nations and will discuss probems
pcrtirtcnt to the changing conditions
of the world.
The local U. N. Education Com
mittee will be host to the visiting
students. Sponsoring the Model As
sembly is the Collegiate Council for
the United Nations.
GEORGE V. ALLEN
... Assembly Speaker
The issues to be discussed include
U. N. recognition and addition of
Red China, disarmament and the
banning of nuclear testing, the ques
tion of Kashmir, world police force
and the establishment of permanent
military forces and intervention in
the Middle East.
Nations and university and college
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representatives are as follows: Aus
tralia, Mary Baldwin College; China,
UNC; Cuba, M e r e d i t h College;
France, Catawba College; India, St.
Augustine's College; Indonesia, Pem
broke College; Iran, Sacred Heart
College; Japan, Charlotte College;
Lebanon, Warren Wilson College.
Liberia, North Carolina College;
Pakistan, Carver College; Russia,
Appalachian; United Kingdom, Wake
Forest; United States, UNC; United
Arab Republic, Duke University;
Yugoslavia, Duke University; Ilun-
gary, UNC; Greece, Davidson; Mcx-
ico, Sweet Briar and Turkey, East
Allen, who is originally from Dur
ham, was appointed by President
Dwight D. Eisenhower to the posi
tion of director of the U. S. Infor
mation Agency in 1957. During his
career he has served as U. S. am
bassador to Greece, Yugoslavia, In
dia and Iran. His speech will be
given at 8 p.m. Friday in Memorial
Another invited speaker will be
McNeil Smith, UNC graduate who is
now an attorney in Greensboro. He
will participate in the plenary ses
sion Thursday at 7 p.m. in Memorial
Hall. Smith graduated from Colum
bia Law School.
Eighth and ninth grade boys will
act as pages during the Model As
sembly. They will be chosen to rep
resent their schools on the basis of
scholarship, leadership and charac
ter by their respective faculties and
The outstanding page will be given
an expense paid trip to New York to
see the United Nations in action. The
boys will come from the schools in
the following cities: Durham,
Greensboro, Chapel Hill, Wilming
ton, Lexington and Fayettcville.
Dickens, president, and Beverly Andrews, treasurer. Not pictured is
Prissy Wyrick, corresponding secretary.
(Photo by BUI Brinkhous
Voting in Tuesday's campus-wide
elections was heavy, according to
Elections Board chairman Hank
Patterson sail the total number of
votes cast would probably exceed
last year's total of about 2,900.
"Most of the districts are running
ahead of last year, but I can make
no estimate at this time," he said
at midnight last night.
The ballots cast will be counted
this afternoon at 3 o'clock on the
second floor of Graham Memorial.
Patterson urged all students in
terested to assist this board with
the counting. The election results
will be posted in the main lounge
of Graham Memorial.
The number of registered voters
in town men's and town women's
districts is as follows: TM I (Naval
Armory), 97 TM I "(Carolina Inn),
73; TM II (Scuttlebutt). 359; TM II
(Gcrrard Hall), 71; TM III (West
ern Union), 29; TM III (Graham Me
morial); TM IV (Victory Village),
60; TM IV (Glen Lennox), 10; and
Town Women's (all districts), 123.
The total number of votes who reg
istered in the 9 town districts, ac
cording to Patterson, is 989.
No dormitory districts had heen
reported last night.
The election of men's dormitory
presidents (listed first) and of rep
resentatives to the Interdormitory
Council (listed second are as fol
lows: Alexander; Lionel Todd, Floyd
Biggers; Avery; Keith Smith, Jer
ry Wood; Aycock; Pepe Thompson,
John Fryej Battle-Vance-Pettigrew:
jJohn Randall, Bill Clark; Everett:
. Bob Bontempo, Tom Mehl; Graham:
Bill Lineberryv Harvey Hamilton;
Grimes: Mike Childs, (the IDC rep
resentative was "not reported last
night); Joyncr: Ben Taylor, Chuck
Carver; Old East: Bruce Berryhill,
Rex Rouse; Old West: Randy Mack,
Hal Usher; Sl.acy: president is Joe
Run-offs will be held next Thurs
day for the following offices: In
Cobb, a run-eff for dorm president
between Nelson Lowe and Tom Cor
dle; in Stacy, a runoff for IDC rep
resentative between Joe Davenport
and Rusty Hammond; in Lewis, a
run-off for president between Rob
ert Bowman and Pete Williams, and
a run-off for IDC representative
between Larry Stack and J. Stultz;
in Parker, a run-off between Bob
Covington and Ron Britt for dorm
IDC representatives in Cobb 'one
for each floor) are Bill Sayers, Kim
Kinney, John Shinn and Bill Lee.
Dorms for which no results had
come in at the paper deadline last
night were Ruffin, Winston, Man
gum and Manly.
Two candidates for Women's Hon
or Council, Linda Rehm and Peggy
O'Ncil, withdrew from the race.
At midnight last night counters
were still sorting the ballots. Pat
terson told several of them "We'll
be here all night sorting these