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Chapsl Hill, N.C.
... A concession of victory
which we hope is premature, see
In" Forjrrt ymir tweaier
VOLUME LXVII, NO. 167
Complete Vf) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SATURDAY, MAY 16, 1959
Offices in Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE
ol Hi H a ti hvn lie m enr
Joe Friedberg 'Not
rvne-nun jury Thursday night
::d .Uh Fii.dberg "not guilty"
. i'..v.r!,: worthles chocks and of
i i K.ibcr atiru in the pa.-ssing of
i itli'.t'NS clucks.
The t ao hour trial including an
t . ar of deliberation by the jury
marked hy a lengthy discus
n ii !!. term "collaboration."
I Ilv tK r Council, headed by Hugh
Is wi.n t I if lorv! now before the
once aJin taken from
If ,md vupej of their four
(!u -i i 'l'iml ilinn rf tiivt .inn
t.ii.illv broken open. Exams are al-
ir.ut upon us ami this, of course,
r;ifu:K that the local theaters will
br.r.j- back all the old flicks and
v ..:ch the gate receipts rise to al
mivvt ppvwar levels. The Daily Tar
Hfl will close up operations with
the Tuesday morning paper. Good
l.utk, and happy Abies.
IFC Court Announced;
The If C Court for 1959-CO wa3
cled last Thursday night. Grey
was re-elected chairman and
.Joe Alexander was elected new
Mi rr.Jers of this court are Steve
Girard. Tate Robertson, Jim Rouse,
Marshall Happer and Garrett Fol
der. These men are also members
i f the IFC.
The court handles all fraternity
The program for the 10th annual
N C. FvUlitorial Writers Conference,
May 22 and 23, will include an ad
difss by Gforge R. Herbert, presi-
fnt of the N. C. Research Tri
angle, at a luncheon meeting Sat
North Carolina newspaper edi
t ts also will hear Max Frcedman
f the Manchester Guardian, At
r-rney General Malcolm Seawell,
France. Gray Patton, Watts Hill.
Jr. John Larkins. Dallas Herring
an I Professors Ienoir Wright and
A highlight of the annual con
f'Tence is the erlitorial critique
wtim writing craftsmanship is ap
I raised. This time a "committee of
xjfrts of consumer's panel will
Ml ' What I Head-and Don't Read
- on ih Flitorial Fage." These
mhos are Mrs. Fatton, author of
"C.hx1 Morning. Miss Dove." Kenan
Frofetvor of History MacKinney,
and I rof. Wright of Woman's Col
lege, who is an Knijlish faculty
Ihf opening session of the edi
t' rs i!l be Friday at 8 p.m. in Car
roll Hall whin Seawell will join
llt preventative Hill. N. C. National
Committeeman Irklns and State
Fdncation Board Chairman Herring
ui a dneussion, "North Carolina
1 .iMik.H Ahead." The panel will an
wrr questions of the editors.
Cecil Frince of the Charlotte
Nrws is Chairman of the confer-
i nee. Holley Mack Bell of the
Greensboro Daily News is program
chairman W.alter Spearman of
chapel Hill is secretary. James B
) Rush, executive news editor of
the Winston Salem Journal and
Sf ntinel. will introduce Herbert on
Patterson, defined collaboration as
"to aid. encourage, support or
countenance t permit) the passing
o? worthless checks, which is in
direct conflict to the laws of our
.state and nation and also in con
flict with the Honor Code upon
which student behavior Ls based."
After the Honor Council's presen
tation of this definition, Friedberg
said that by this definition he did
permit the other boy to cash the
Later, after Danny Sheehan had
testified, Friedberg stated that he
didn't stop the boy who cashed the
bad checks, but, at the same time,
didn't permit him to do so.
Friedberg and his counselors
were called in to the trial preced
ing Friedberg's so that they might
question a local policeman, because
the policeman had to leave before
hriedberg's trial came up. The po
liceman testified that Friedberg's
preuom testimony that the ori
ginal charge in court in Hillsboro
had been reduced from forgery,
which is a felony and involves a
prison term and loss of citizenship,
to pacing worthless checks, which
i.s a misdemeanor and involves a
lesser sentence. Friedberg's law
jcr later bore this testimony out
The lawyer said that he recom
mended to Friedberg that he
(Friedberg) not plead guilty to any
charges, because the lawyer fel
that there was no evidence against
However, Friedberg did plead
guilty to passing worthless checks
because of his desire to protect the
other defendants from losing their
citizenship in case they were con
vie ted on tne telony cnarge; and
because of the seriousness of the al
ternative charge of the felony.
Another witness for the defense
testified that he felt that "Joe was
doing the other two a favor by
pleading guilty to the misdemean
The boy who cashed the worth
ies checks had allegedly signed
Friedberg's name to them. Some
mention had been made, in a ride
from Y-court to downtown Chapel
Hill that Friedberg's name would
be used on the check. However,
Friedberg testified that "in show
ing disgust" he felt that he was
disparaging the other boy from
cjshing the checks.
Friedberg also testified that the
other boy owed him some money,
No amount was named. Sheehan
fctated that the boy owed Friedberg
'about twice as much as he owed
him." lie also said that the "tone
of voice" has a lot to do with
what's said. He referred here to
the statement made by Friedberg
in the car on the way to the bank.
Another witness testified that he
didn't think what Friedberg said in
the car was consent for his (Fried
berg's name to be used.
After the jury completed its deli
beration, and the defense, the Coun
cil and the members of the Attor
ney Geaneral's staff were called
back into the room Patterson read
the jury's decision. Patterson then
The VM-YWCA Ls asking students
to donate books to send to schools,
colleges, libraries, and individuals
in Asian countries.
The "Books for Asian Students"
drive Ls a project of the Asia Foun
dation and is sponsored locally by
the International Relations Commit
tee of the YM-YWCA.
Standard text books published
after 1945 and books by such stand
ard authors as Dickens, Haw
thorne, Conrad, Faulkner, Heming
way and Steinbeck are requested.
Students in the infirmary yester
Eugenia Forbes McArver, Wil
liam Henry Watkins, Ralph Waldo
Commings, Yulan McLeod Wash
burn, Johnnie Fredric Spott, Frank
Wilkins Carper, Howard Grady Mc
Allister, Charles Farris Himes, Wil
liam Murchison Monroe, Mulcer
Adron Morgan, Karl Eugene Bos
tian. Franklin McGehee Jones, Rob
ert Gray Merritt, Alphonso James
Early and William Carroll Jacobus
urged Friedberg to "use more dis-
in h.s actions in the fu-
crry i. -.1.. AtiAii
Pictured above are three members of the cast of the "Nutcracker Suite" Ballet to be presented by
the Area Ballet Company tonight at 8 p.m. in Memorial Hall. This is the .first presentation of this par
ticular billet company on the UNC campus as well as the first presentation of the "Nutcracker Suite"
The "Nutcracker Suite" Ballet
will be presented tonight in Me
morial Hall at 8 p.m. The program
is sponsored by the Chapel Hill
Music Club. No admission will be
It will be the first appearance of
the Area Ballet Company on the
UNC carrpus. The ballet company
is composed of both profesional and
ncn-profe..sional dancers within
commuting distance of the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel
The Area Ballet Company i.s un
der the direction ot John R. Leh
man of Raleigh. Lehman also did
the choreography for the "Nut
Graduating Marshals Are
COMMENCEMENT MARSHALS Shown (left to right) are Sophie Martin, Charlie Wilson, Sandra
Trotman, Wade Smith, Nancy Awbrey, and Erwin Fuller. These rising seniors will participate in the 165th
commencement exercises, in the capacity of marshals. Not present when the picture was taken, were
Jenny Elder and Ralph Currmings.
By ROBERT F. NEAL
Eight rising seniors have been
named marshals for the 165th Com
mencement exercises which will be
gin Saturday, May 30, and continue
through Monday, June 1.
Wade Smith of Albemarle 'will be
the chief marshal. The other marsh
als are Sophie Martin of Chapel
Hill, Sandra Trotman of West
Orange, N. J., Nancy Awbrey of
Dalton, Ga., Jenny Elder of Siler
City, Ralph Cummings of New Del
hi. India, Erwin Fuller of Louis
burg, and Charles Wilson of Asb3-ville.
Hall At 8
cracker Suite" Ballet. He is known
for his dancing and teaching as
well as choreography.
The "Nutcracker" Ballet was well
received by an audience at the only
other showing of the new ballet
company's work on April 25 at the
Meredith College Auditorium in Ra
leigh. The Area Ballet Company Ls the
first step toward a permanent bal
le. for North Carolina.
Members of the cast include
dancers of all ages from Raleigh,
Wake Forest, Chapel Hill, and oth
er nearby locations.
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The chief duties of the marshals
are to help organize and serve as
leaders in the various phases of
the commencement program.
Among the functions that the
marshals will take part in will be
the Baccalaurate Sermon, which
will be held at 10 o'clock Sunday
morning in Memorial Auditorium.
Immediately following the ser
mon they will welcome parents
and visitors at a Dutch luncheon
that will be held in Lenoir Hall.
On Monday morning they will be
host at the 11 o'clock luncheon to
Charlie Gray Announces
lo 5ign Open Trial Bill
A - ' N
Hill, a well known ballet teacher,
will dance the part of Pierrette in
Others appearing in the ballet
from Chapel Hill include Beverly
Morgan as Clara, Rusty Chambers
as f ranz, Judy nmmons as Mane
Doll and Bobbii Bounds as Choco
late. Other cast members are Robert
Williams, Bill Brannan, R. Nelson
Lambe, Joan Vine, Gail Braun,
Stephen Grey, Mary Swan, Susan
Fisher, Valorie Deibler, Marshall
Maclssac, Sue Cheek, Carol Cham
bers, Jeff Sharp and Deedee Whit
ney. Photo by Peter Ness
he held under the Davie Poplar and
the Alumni luncheon that will be
held at 12:30.
Following the buffet dinner at
the planetarium at 5 o'clock they
will proceed to the Bell Tower,
where they will prepare to lead the
candidates for different degrees to
their places in Kenan Stadium.
Each year the president of the
rising senior class automatically be
comes the chief marshal and he
in turn chooses the other seven
from the junior class according to
their achievements and merits.
By DAVE JOxNES
Student Body President Charlie
Gray announced his intention to
sign the "Open Trial" bill in an ad
dress to the Student Legislature at
Thursday night's session.
Gray came to the session with
two prepared speeches, one his veto
mesage, to be used in the event that
the bill did not undergo any modifi
cation by the Legislature, the other
Closed Judical Trials
Studied By Council
Closed judicial trials and convic
tions of defendants by a non-unanimous
jury is being studied by the
When two students appealed the
constitutionality of these laws of
judicial procedure, the council de
cided to make a further investiga
tion before reaching a decision.
Joe Warner, clerk of the Student
Council, said Friday that the coun
cil would try to conduct as much
of the investigation as possible dur
ing the remainder of this scholas
tic year. But it is possible that the
decision of the council will not be
made until next year, he said.
Let s Have
By DENNIS MADRY
Take a break . . . relax . . . and
come join in the festivities!
Graham Memorial's informal
lawn party has the makings of a
gala occasion. And this is the day
Sponsored by the Graham Mem
orial House Committee, the Em
bers Cornlw will start swinging at
3 p.m. and keep up the tempo un
til 5 p.m.
The party will be on the lawn in
front of Graham Memorial from
the Davie Poplar, where the com
bo will roost, to Silent Sam.
As the party gets underway lo
the music of the Embers rocking
'n' rolling across, free punch of
some color and cookies of some
description will be offered to the
dry-parched throats of pre - exam
Steel Strike Talk
NEW YORK. May 15 VP) Steel
wage talks that could have a strong
bearing on the nation's economy
got down to bedrock issues today.
"We're really in basic discussions
now," said David J. McDonald,
United Steelworkers president, aft
er a two-hour bargaining session
between four-man management and
R. Conrad Cooper, chief industry
negotiator, said the teams had
"good exploratory discussions."
But as the talks recessed until
Tuesday, neither would elaborate
on what was discussed.
The union announced at the be
ginning of the talks May 5 that it
would seek substantial wage in
crease;; and shorter working hours
among other proposals.
Failure to reach an agreement
by Jure 30 when the present three
year contract expires could lead to
a strike by a half million steel-
workers and cut off 90 per cent of
the nation's steel production.
President Eisenhower has coun
seled against any settlement that
would spur inflation through steel
price increases. The industry has
proposed a one-year freeze on
wages and other benefits to hold
the line against inflation. The un
ion contends wages could be in
creased without increasing prices.
After today's relatively brief ses
sion, McDonald was a luncheon
guest of Francis Cardinal Spellman
at the cardinal's residence.
the message of acceptance, which
The bill, as passed a week ago,
merely provided that any defendent
who desired a public trial could
have one. It stipulated that all se
crecy oaths be absolved in such a
Amendments as introduced by
Jim Crownover SP) provided that
a reporter from The Daily Tar
The question of constitutionality
of the judicial procedure was
brought before the council last
month by Troy Blanton and Gary
Warner said, "The council after
deliberation of some length in re
gard to the two issues felt that due
to the dire need of a greater
amount of legal knowledge and in
sight for the questions of issue of
this appeal, that; a decision would
and should be postponed."
He said the council would seek
further information from judicial
documents, statutes and definitions
in the constitutions of the United
States, North Carolina and UNC.
Rock & Roll
For those wanting to dance, the
spacious red-faced brick walks will
be available as usual.
For those wanting to dress for
the occasion, the House Commit
tee suggests informal clothes and
Taking the blame for the party
are Co-chairmen Cynthia Grant,
Stu Priddy and Susan Cordon and
committee workers, Dick Lambreth,
treasurer, Jackie Amette, secretary;
Dennis Madry, publicity chairman;
Betty Perry, David Mincey, Taylor
McGowan, Betty WToodward, Belle
Harkrader, Gay Wilson, Becky
Clopper, Patty Faires, Phyllis
Blake, Martha Morgan, Taylor Gil
mo, Ann Nichols, Emory Burkhardt,
Connie Kennedy, Barbara Nichols
and Robert Scott.
The union chief told newsmen
l iter that he and the Roman Cath
olic Archbishop had a pleasant talk
as friends who had known each
other for many years.
McDonald said he had received
letters telling of "many, many
masses being said in many parts
of' America" for the success of the
McDonald will attend an AFL-
CIO Executive Council meeting
Monday in Washington. He said he
probably will report there on how
the negotiations are progressing.
In an action separate from the
wage talks, the union and seven
major steel companies signed an
agreement under which almost 15
million dollars in supplementary
unemployment benefits will be paid
to union members in Ohio.
McDonald said the payments had
been made possible by Ohio State
legislation, after having been de
nied previously by the state ad
ministrator of unemployment com
pensation. The payments, held in escrow
meanwhile, will compensate for lay
ofis since Sept. 3, 1957.
Companies signing the agreement
were U. S. Steel, Bethlehem, Re
public, Jones & Laughlin, Inland,
Youngstown Sheet it Tube and
McDonald also commented to
newsmen that he was glad to see
that steel stocks had climbed in
the New York Stock Exchange.
Heel be allowed to observe the pro-
ceedings, and print the names of
only those persons who give writ
An amendment proposed by Dave
Jones (SP) increasing the number
of reporters from one to two was
added to the Crownover changes.
These two amendments were ac
cepted by the body and incorpor
ated into the bill.
These changes were considered
by Gray as adequate to protect the
accusers and witnesses in future
trials, and eliminated his most ser
ious objections to the original bill.
A bill by Gordon Street (UP) to
provide for certain new fiscal po
licies, including the return of cer
tain monies held by student govern
ment supported agencies to the
general surplus, was passed over
only slight objection. The bill was
the result of the recent work of
the Student Audit Board.
Al Walter's (UP) resolution, to
have lacrosse recognized as a var
sity sport was passed. The bill re
ceived a boost from the report to
the Legislature by Swag Grimsley
(SP), chairman of the Carolina
Athletic Council, when he reported
that the group had also adopted the
Head Football Coach Jim Tatum
had spoken in support of lacrosse
at the meeting of the council Tues
The resolution commending Class
officers for the past year introduced
by Peyton Hawes (UP) was sub
jected to bitter attack. Opponents
of the bill criticized the author for
opposing the junior class appropria
tion bill and then taking a different
stand on commending the officers.
The bill passed by a 21-15 vote.
The resolution sanctioning the
mock Democratic convention in
I960 introduced by Bill Lamm (SP)
was passed after the words "and
support" were removed from the
The constitution of the UNC For
ensic Council as introduced by Tay
lor McMillan (SP) was tabled un
til the fall.
A bill to place the Carolina Hand
book completely under Student
Government was introduced under
special orders by Rick Overstreet
(UP). Overstreet asked for and re
ceived permission for Randy Shel
ton of the YMCA advisory board to
speak on the bill.
Shelton expressed certain reserv
ations about acting on the problem
at this time, and the btl was tabled
Another publications bill intro
duced by Overstreet dealing with
amendments to by-laws which were
made necessary by a recent Stu
dent Council decision was not al
lowed immediate consideration and
will come up in the first session in
All the presidential appointments,
introduced last week, were ap
The Carolina Playmakers will
hold tryouts for two original one
act plays Monday at 4 p.m. in The
The plays are "With Apologies,
Euripides," written by Douglas
McDermott and directed by Craven
Mackie; and "Buck," by Tommy
Rezzuto, directed by George HilL
The two plays will be presented
as part of the Commencement Pro
gram on June 1.
All interested students have
been invited to these open tryouts.
Present 'Capers' At 8
The Carolina Playmakers will
present "Capers" today at 8 p.m.
in The Playmakers Theatre. "Ca
pers" is an annual summary of the
UNC theatrical season in parody,
produced by students of the De
partment of Dramatic Art.
The script for "Capers" was
written this year by Margaret
Starnes, Robert Ketler and George
Hill. The show is under the direc
tion of Margaret Starnes. Music,
incidental and otherwise, will be
performed by Hunter Tillman.
The public is invited to attend,
free of charge.
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