JAMES P. MITCHELL
... Up All Night
Intermittent rain with chance
mmw developing over sections
North Carolina. High .1.". to Ws.
VOLUME LXVIII, NO. 74
Combined to Solve
Long Steel Strike
liy NOUMW WAI.KI.lt
WASHINGTON di Tlif worst
vU'el-la:x)r battle in their lon his
tory eiuUxl Monday on Itinis u-t-ommt
ruled by the yovorninont.
The settlement was worked out
by Vice President Richard M. Nixon
and Secretary ol Labr Janus p
Mitchell as a peacemaking team
that may presage their nomination
as the Republican choices for presi
dent and vice president respectively.
The agreement rails for a re
ported 40 cents an hour boost in
pay and benefits over a .10-month
period running to July 1, 19ii0.
Specific details were not an
nounced pending ratification tomor
row by union and industry groups.
However, it was clear that the
terms exceeded the bounds of what
the industry had said would be
That seemed to foretell an in
crease in .steel prices, although the
industry wasn't saying for the time
being The magazine Steel said price
hikes will inevitably result.
The industry failed, too, to get the
leeway it wanted to streamline its
work force. Instead, the steelwork
ers union merely agreed to engage
in a joint study of the controversial
work rules problem.
The end of the eight-month long
dispute wipes out the threat of a
new i.teel strike later this month
when a Taft-Hartley injunction is
due to expire. This clears the
economic skies for the start of i'JtiO
as demonstrated by the fact
steel and other stocks leaped to
new highs on the New York Stock
Exchange with the settlement
Steel labor peace means, also,
that congress won't have to wrestle
with emergency anti-strike legisla-
Dies In Crash
SENS. France i.pv Albert Camus,
set-ond youngest man ever to win
the Nobel Prize for Literature,
was killed Monday in a highway
irash. cutting short the brilliant
career of one of France's most
active men of letters. He was 4.
A Nobel laureate in 1937 and
brooding spokesman for man's
moral values in an age of con
fusion, Camus was distinguished
as a novelist, journalist and man
of the theater.
The news hit the Paris theatri
cal and literary world with tragic
suddenness. Personnel of the
Freiuh National Kadio interrupted
u week-long strike to broadcast a
After receiving the Nobel Prize,
Camus said: "Perhaps this is the
iime to write the book of my ex
peiience while I still have the vi
tal force to do it."
Married In 1940, he lived in an
apartment on Paris Left Dank
with his wife and twin son and
liy A RTI Il'R I.DSOX
1' XcwsUaUMcs Wiitcr
V.M 1 1 ( . () As they s.iy in spoils ;lui a ( !om
!umiii. ilu sitt ! Miikc discussions cntlt'cl today with nii
I he li'4 moment came in the bannet room of the
Sheiaton-Cai Iton Motel, the windup of 22 hours of almost
continuous ontra tti.il headbutting.
o details ol the .settlement weie an noiint ed , but it
wasn't haul to see who was happy.
D.ii. J. Donald. pie-idem of the Stcelworkcrs l'n
ion. pulled .heeilullv on his pipe-. Me waved to a fiietid.
Me looked litshlv sh. ed, like a man who not only has
o,ne in Iroin a wir.nin aiiu hut who also has had time
to do his iclevi'oon commei cal.
K. ("oi'.'ad Cooper, the industrv's thief negotiator,
pulled s.-dK .1 his t i4.11. Me didn't look, as if he had
shaved, or even wanted to. Mis prepared speedi showed how
"In liglil of all the circumstances at hand," Cooper
said, " I he be.sf coinse of action was for the com panics to
accept the ici ommended settlement."
Silling between the two was Secretary of Lahor James
I !ion in a jxilitiial ear.
Tin- y iiidiea.ed ii aeeejiteJ
tin' .MiUhell jn'ace proposals
v'.itli lelueljiKT aiivi only altr.be-ci-m.n.u
tun.iaeevi this was "'the
ix't t.urse ol action in liht of all
the circumstances at hand.
K. Conrad Cooper, executive vice
president of U. S. Sieel Corp. and
the chief industry negotiator,
( ai ed on the union l cooperate to
iinpnnr industry efficiency and
to eliminate waste in order to
iianit.n.e "the extent to which
this settlement may inflate steel
David .J. McDonald, the union's
president, wa.s jubilant. He said the
settlement means "peace, prosper
ity and lasting happness" for the
more than TMQ.m) steehvorkers. And
he said the union emerged "sound,
safe and secure."
Workers and their families in the
Pittsburgh and other steel mill aieas
reacted with shouts of joy and re
lief. While the settlement still must be
ratitied by industry grcups and th?
union's wage-policy committee to
morrow. Secretary Mitchell sa!d
there was "no question whatsoever"
the required okavs would be forth
coming. In the wind up drive, Nixon and
Mitchell made their basic recom
mendation on New Year's Eve.
There followed another flurry of
meetings which ended in a mara
thon. 22-hour session that started
Sunday and continued all last night.
Although the terms of the settle
ment were not announced, they
quickly became generally known
from various sources. According to
these sources they call for substan
tial insurance and other benefits up
to next July 1 when a seven-cent
wage boost would go into effect,
followed by another seven-cent "hike
on July 1, l!t;2.
The spread between various wage
rates would be increased by two
(entlis of a cent with the first pay
raise and by one-tenth of a cent
vith the second pay raise.
The agreement also reportedly
provides for substantial boosts in
insurance and pensions for workers.
In addition, the industry would take
over the entire cost of insurance.
This cost was shared previously
worker and employer.
Pay changes for future living cos
increases are provided, although to
a limited extent. The union wa.s un
derstood to have waived a four-cent
Hourly living cost increase it h ac
claimed due under now-expired eon
The settlement also calls for a
labor-management study to deter
mine whether a method can be ar
rangedbefore the July 1, l'.)';2 ex
piration of the new agreement to
distribute the fruits of the industry
in pioliis and worker benefits. The
idea is. if at all possible, to avoid
a new Mcel-lubor battle in 12.
Nixon's rote in the settlement had
-bvious political advantages which
may be tempered somewhat if there
is an intlationary round of price increases.
til Wire Service
UNC Professor Chosen
To Hold National Post
Professor John C. Kunstmann was installed as president of the
American Assn. of Teachers of German meeting in Chicago at the
organization's closing session Tuesday, Dec. 29.
He is the first representative from a Southern university to be
elected to the presidency. Kunstmann is chairman of the Depart
ment of Germanic Languages.
Yardley New DTH Managing Editor
Jonathan Yardley has been named by Daily Tar Heel Editor
Davis Young to the position of co-managing editor.
Yardley, a junior English major from Chatham. Va., replaces
Chuck Ross who resigned just before the Christmas holidays. Larry
Smith is the other managing editor.
Summer Tours Being Planned
Have you been thinking of going abroad during the summer
months? A $753 summer in Europe is being planned by the Con
solidated University of North Carolina Committee on Foreign Tours,
chairman Toni Brady said Wednesday.
The tour will include air transportation to Europe and then
travel in approximately five countries during five weeks. Tour ar
rangements are flexible, however, and may be changed.
Miss Brady said the group will be allowed free time to "explore"
on its own.
She suggested that interested students consider the advantages
of the CUNC trip during the holidays and discuss it with family and
friends. Detailed information will be given at a later date.
Instructor To Receive Doctorate
Geography Instructor Sherwin II. Cooper will officially receive
his doctorate in geography from the Univ. of Mich, in February.
He completed his oral examinations Dec. 10, and wrote his thesis
on "The Rural Settlement of the Lower Savannah Basin."
Cooper came here in 1957.
He received his M.A. from the Univ. of Mich, in 1952, and B.S.
from Cornell in 1949.
English Club Changes Meeting Date
"Joyce and Hopkins: The Contrary Vision," an address to be
made to the English Club by the Reverend Robert Boyle, S.J., has
been changed from the previously announced date of Jan. 5 to
Wednesday, Jan. 6 at 8 p.m.
Chairman of the English Department at Regis College, Denver,
Col., Father Boyle has been a popular lecturer on Joyce and Hop
kins for many years. Tomorrow's lecture in the Library Assembly
Room will compare and contrast these two modern literary artists:
Joyce, the prose writer and Hopkins, the poet. The public is invited
The Denver priest has appeared for several years on Regis Col
lege's educational TV program, "Treasure Chest of Knowledge." He
received his doctorate in English literature at Yale University in
1952 and his articles on metaphor. Shakespeare, Hopkins, censor
ship, and the place of love in literature have appeared in "America,"
"Thought," "The Modern Schoolman," and "Modern Language
His book, "The Mature Imagery of Gerald Manley Hopkins" is
now being readied for publication.
Coed Receives Palsy Fund Grant
Martha J. Downs, of Canton, has been awarded a grant from
United Cerebral Palsy Association's Research and Educational Foun
tlat.on to partially cover costs for a course in physical therapy at
the I nysical Therapy School here.
Miss Downs is among students in various parts of the country
who are receiving tuition grants from United Cerebral Palsy on the
recommendation of the American Physical Therapy Association, in
a program designed to alleviate the shortage of physical therapists.
P. Mitchell. Me looked as if he had stayed up all night, but
was glad he had.
Hut the ina-n who must have been (happiest of all
wasn't even there.
Tor all the praise, and most of the credit, was given
Vice President Richard M- Nixon.
What a lovely windfall at the start of a year in which
a Pi-sident is to be picked 1 t
And the best of it teas that, -while the dispute was
simmering on the hack of the stove, Nixon teas able to
ji out to the Rose Bowl and enjoy Jtimself
Altl lough Nixon wasn t there, his press secretary Herb
Klein, was. He looked like a man who had been hitting
winners consistently, and had every hope of completing a
tough, but rich, parlay card.
As usual, this great moment in history had some odd
The banquet room was all set up for a news confer
ence, with rows of chairs facing: the headtable. But so many
photographers had staked out claims up front that anyone
who sat in the chairs had only a fine rear view of camera
men at work-
A mature lady reporter sorrowfully surveyed the
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, TUESDAY, JANUARY 5, 1960
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SEN. HUBERT HUMPHREY
. . . Main Speaker
Party Chairmen Urge
The chairmen of both campus po
litical parties have called on their
members to support the constitution
al referendum to be voted on Tues
day, Jan. 12.
In an open letter appearing in a
news sheet published by supporters
of the measures, Hank Patterson,
University Party and Dewey Shef
field, Student Party, declared their
support of the amendments appear
ing elsewhere on this page.
Patterson and Sheffield stated,
"It is our belief that democratic
principles, that popular participa
tion will be the salvation of our
campus judicial system. We urge
the members of our parties to
join us." ,
The two-page news sheet will be
distributed over the campus Sunday
night. It contains the letter, a copy
of a sample ballot, and a cartoon
and several columns urging the
electorate to vote for the proposed
This week, students will speak
in dormitories and fraternity and
sorority houses on the referendum.
The schedule for tonight with the
Alderman, 11 p.m., Ellen Church
ill; Kappa Kappa Gamma, 6 p.m.,
Norman B. Smith; Pi Phi, 6 p.m..
Davis B. Young; ADPi, 6 p.m.,
Grimes, 11 p.m., Roger Foshee;
Winston, 11 p.m.. Otto Funderburk;
Alexander, 11 p.m., Ed Levy; Cobb,
11 p.m., Dewey Shffield and Old
West, 11 p.m., Norman B. Smith.
Students wishing absentee bal
lots for the referendum voting
next Tuesday must submit their
request to the student government
office in Graham Memorial by 6
The request should include the fol
lowing information: Name, where
the ballot is to be sent and the rea
son for the absence from campus.
scene. "I can remember" she said, "when all this didn't
exist, and you could actually see who was talking."
Klet ironies, madam, the marvel of our age.
Like many hotels and theatres, the Sheraton-Cai Iton
was built when an architect looked on atiy vacant spave as
space wasted. So the banquet room is loaded with ornate,
m ea n i ngl ess gi mcracks.
JUtt the architect didn't reckon with photographers
One decorative light at the front reflected on the lenses, so
someone had fetched an old cardboard box to use as i
While wailing for the gladiators to tome into the
pit, it icas possible to learn that the box found ly had
been occuppied by, "India Pale Ale. No deposit. No re
turn." The room was so crowded the participant had trouble
getting in. But they did, and they said their pieces- Not
much in the way of news, other than that the settlement
had been reached. No word on the amount of increase. No
hint as to what the price of steel may eventually be.
As thy left, McDonald was busy shaking hands and ac
cepting congratulations from friends. Cooper didn't tarry
He looked as if he was ready for a long sleep.
Offices in Graham Memorial
SEN. ALBERT GORE
. . . Keynoter
Listed below are the items to be
voted on by the student body Tues
day, Jan. 12. If passed, these
amendments will be added under
a section enumerating rights of de
fendents before campus courts un
der the judiciary article of the Stu
dent Constitution (Article II, Section
5, Sub-section C:
(5) The right, if he so desires,
to a trial by a jury of his peers,
selected randomly. The defendent
shall by granted the privilege of
dismissing lor any reason a rea
sonable number of prospective
jurors prior to the convening of
the trial. This right is required
only in those courts which are
invested with the power to sus
pend convicted defendents. Ef
fective March 1, 19K0.
(6) The right to an active conn
sel for his defense, subject to hi.
own choice from among the mem
bers of the scudent body, and that
counsel shall be allowed to ask rea
sonable questions as adjudged by
the chairman of the council under
vho the jurisdiction the case is be
ing tried. Effective on passage.
(7) The right to summons wit
nesses or obtain evidence for his
defense. Effective on passage.
(8) The right to be judged by a
council of students elected under
some form of geographical ap
portionment to be specified by the
Legislature. This right is re
quired only in those courts which
are invested with the power to
suspend convicted defendants. Ef
fective immediately after the an
nual spring election of 190.
The items will be voted on se
parately. An explanatory note is be
ing added to the ballot which will
inform the voters that the counci's
included in paragraphs (5) ar.d 18
are the Men's Honor Council, th
Student Council, the Women's Hm
or Ceuncil.the Women's Council, tht
Law School Court, the Medica
School Court, and the Dental School
Senator Albert Gore
Also On Program
By MARY ALICE ROULETTE
Sen. Hubert H. Hunipiiiey, (D-Minn.), newly an
nounced candidate lor the Deniooa'ic presidential nomina
tion, and Sen- Albeit (iore (l)-Tenn ) will speak at the UXC
vfock weinocn '.ic- ( .omentum
announced Yesterday. Smith is
Mock Coin ent ion.
Sen. John F. Kennedy OD-Mass.),
the only other announced candidate
for the Democratic nomination, also
was invited to speak, but declined,
Humph; ey will deliver the par
ty unity speech to the convention
at 8 p.m. April 30. The 59-y ear-old
senior senator from Minnesota an
nounced that he intended to make
the run for the delegates' votes
He was elected to the United
Slates Senate in 1943 and was re
elected to a second term in 1934.
Prior to his election to the Sen
ate, he was Mayor of Minneapolis
for two terms.
Sen. Humphrey serves on the Sen
ale Committee on Foreign Rela
tions and is chairman of the Sub
committee on Near Eastern and
African Affairs and Disarmament.
O.her committee assignments in
clude Chairman of the SabcommL-
tee on Agricultural Research and
General Legislation of the Subcom
mitlee on Agriculture and Forestry;
he is a member of the Subcommit
tee on Agricultural Marketing, Pro
duction and Stabilization of Prices.
At Notre Dame
The Collegiate Jazz Festival 1960
a bigger edition of 1959's 15 ban-..
Midwest Collegiate Jazz Festival,
vvill be held at the University oi
Xotre Dame Ma.vh 18 and 19.
Aimed at uncovering the finest
jazz musicians on the nation's
campuses, the Festival rewards
artistic excellence by giving
recognition through the chance to
The University of North Carolina
is included in the approximately 40
Dixieland and modern jazz groups
invited to participate. The groups
will be judged by the publisher c.
Down Beat, the owner of the Blut
Note jazz room in Chicago, a well
known jazz musician, a music edu
cator and a famous jazz critic.
The overall champion of the
hmm,cuihiii win dc awarded a
loving cup as a traveling trophy
for the school. The winning com
bo will receive an engagement at
Chicago's Blue Note and the win
ning b g band will appear at next
summer's Detroit Jazz Festival.
In adduion, instruments will be
liven to the individual solo winners
lamed by Tne board of judges. The
jverall outstanding, soloist vvill win
1 scholarship to the National Stage
3and Camp conducted by Stan Ken
ton at Indiana University.
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david j. Mcdonald
. . . Puffs Cheerfully
67 years of dedicated service to
a better University, a better state
and a better nation by one of
America's great college papers,
whoe motto states, "freedom of
expression is the backbone of an
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUE
April 2j--o, Norman B. Smith
"National Chairman" for the
He is also Chairman of the Sub
foiiunltlee on- Government Rwr.
j gaaization and International Or-
gui.izalions of the Committee on
Government Operations and - a
member of the Senate Select Com
mittee on Small Business where
he is Chairman of the Subcommit
tee on Retai .rg, Distribution and
Fa r Trade Practices and a mem
ber of the Subcommittee on Mon
cp.,.y and Taxes.
Sen. Gore will be the Keynoter
for the Mock Convention. His speech
is scheduled for April 29 at 8 p.m.
Gere was elected to the United
States Senate from Tennessee in
1952 and re-elected in 1953. He is a
member ofthe Senate Foreign Re
lations Committee, Finance Com
mittee and Joint Committee on
As a member of the Joint Com
mitiee on Atomic Energy, Sen. Gore
has been one of the chief exponents
I of nuclear development for peace
ml purposes as well as for atomic-
powered aircraft and xiaval vessels.
A leading opponent of the "tight
money" policy, Sen. Ga.-e was out
spoken in his criticism from the
inception of tnis policy in 1953. His
lumerous speeches on the Floor of
:he Senate, particularly during the
first few months of 1957, led to an
investigation of monetary and fis
cal policies by the Senate Finance
The two-day Mock Democratic
Convention is the first in the history
of UNC, according to Chairman
Smith. Every living unit on cam
pus is being turned into a "state."
The Faulk Foundation of the Po
litical Science Department has
donated $100.) to the convention and
200 has been donated by Burling
ton Mills, Inc. The YMCA will spon
sor the convention.
Smkh said that any student who
wished to work on any phase of the
convention ihcruld leave his name
at the Y.
The only scheduled activity in
Graham Memorial today is a Stu
dent Party meeting, which will be
held in Roland Parker I and II at
Students in the infirmary today
are: Eillie Rimmer, Ann Ballenger,
Angela McLester, Lila Pickel,
James Hardiscn, Warren Alberty,
Davis Wible. Mark Thelin, Jane
Burt, Leslie Suiorious, Thomas
White, Russell McC-be, and Jerry