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Election
Campus election 1965 was
quite a contrast from the 1961
campaign. See DTII Co-Editor
Hugh Stevens Editor's Notebook
on this page.
Weather
Continued cloudy and cooler
today. Clearing late this after
noon and tonight.
The South's Largest College Newspaper
Founded Feb. 23. 1893
CHAPEL. HILL, NORTH CAROLINAFRIDAY, MARCH 26, 1965
. Volume 72, Number 123
Editor's
Notebook
With
Hugh
Stevens
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One year ago, Paul Dickson
was a beaten man.
He had just been defeated for
President of the Student Body
by more than 1,000 votes an
unprecedented slaughter and
the Student Party had suffered
a smashing defeat at the hands
of Bob Spearman, Don Carson
and Jim Light. For the first
time in, years, no SP man oc
cupied one of Student Govern
ment's top two positions.
Amid the rubble of that elec
toral disaster, SP thoughts
turned to the year ahead . . .
this year.
"Paul Dickson cannot win,"
some said, and others among
them many of the faithful
sadly agreed. They felt that
Paul Dickson had been beaten
so unmercifully that to nomi
nate him . again would be to
court disaster, and more than
a few SP members voiced the
thought that most of them
Today the picture is diamet
rically different. Today Paul
Dickson is a winner, and by
next week he will occupy the
presidential office which he has
labored so long and hard to
win.
And today, much of the
campus is asking, "How did it
happen? How did Dickson rise
from the ashes of defeat and
whip Don Carson to the lively
tune of 450 votes?'
Answers complex
As with any election, an anal
ysis is difficult. . The answers
to the above queries are knotty
and complex. But a look at
Tuesday's vote, (plus a perusal
of some events of the past year)
produces some clear - cut con
clusions about the election.
Two of these conclusions ap
pear to be especially meaning-
ful: (1) Dickson took full ad
vantage of his strength, and
(2) popularity, even Bob Spear-
man s, isn't transferable.
In considering the first con
clusion, we need look no furth
er than the election returns
Dickson won -where every SP
candidate must win in the
residence halls.
There's been a good deal k of
talk during recent years about
"all -r campus parties," but
talk is cheap. Certainly, there
may exist a true all - campus
party at UNC, but given a prop
er -choice, the" residence halls
will still vote SP . . . always
As evidence . consider this
fact: Carson, running on the
UP ticket, won just four men's
residence hall precincts Old
East. Old West. Grimes' and
- T
"Aycock.
Old East and Old West have
demonstrated UP tendencies in
the past, and Mai King, past
chairman of the party, held a
legislative seat in the distnc
for two years. Grimes is the ex
clusive political property o
Armistead Maupm, who pro
duced a victory for every .UP
candidate there. Aycock's swing
to Carson can be attributed to
one man Sonny Pepper.
Thus, every residence h a 1
which Carson won was actual
ly won. by his organization. In
those areas where he was leu
to stand alone against the tra
ditional barraee of SP and in
pendent votes, he was crushed
" crushed.
,
Lower Quad: SP
In the lower quad, for exam
pie, Dickson lost one dorm (Ay
cock) but emerged with a 128-
vote margin. In Everett, Car
son's own dorm, Dickson s leaa
was 70 - 44.
Nor did Dickson slow down
in other residence hall areas
He won Joyner (103 - 62), Win
ston - Conner (150 - 72), Avery
(95 - 50) and Parker (93 - 48)
His margin in Craige was over
100 votes and he also captured
vital Ehringhaus. . . -
Obviously, even the largest
fraternity vote in history could
not save Carson after he fell so
far behind in the dorms.
Why Dickson?
The next question follows
easily: why Dickson? How did
he win by whopping margins
residence halls which he lost to
Bob Spearman just one year
f ago? How did he, as a fraterni
ty man and a one - time loser,
overcome Carson's dual advan-
l tages as the incumbent vice
; president and a non - fraternity
man? .
! Again, the answers are com
plex, but most of them require
Murdoch
Retarded Children
Make Campus Visit
By RICHARD CUMMINS
DTK Feature Writer
Tomorrow afternoon some 40
mentally retarded children will
take a tour of the UNC cam
pus with members of the YM
YWCA Murdoch Committee.
. For the last two years this
committee has made weekly.
trips to the Murdoch Center at
Butner. There, UNC students
spend afternoons playing with
the retarded .children, talking
to them casually, and just plain
having fun.
"The kids have often asked:
'Where do you go to school?' "
says committee co - chairman,
Maryanne Brown, "so we have
arranged to show them." The 8
to 15 year old children, all girls,
will see the Morehead Plane
tarium, Wilson Library, Wool
len Gym and Ackland Art
Museum. They will have re
freshments at the Scuttlebutt.
"One of our committee mem
bers from Cobb has volunteered
to clean up her room for a
change, and let the children see
it," said Bob Schussel, vice
president of the YMCA.
Humanities
Unit Elects
Dean Godfrey
Distinguished University Pro
fessor James Logan Godfrey has
been named chairman of the
joint Duke-University of North
Carolina Program in the Hu
manities, effective July 1.
He succeeds Prof. Robert M.
Lumiansky of Duke, who has
resigned at Duke to become
chairman of ' the University of
Pennsylvania English Depuart
ment on July 1.
The combined committee for
the humanities program at
Duke and UNC were unanimous
in its choice of Godfrey.
, Godfrey has resigned as Dean
of the Faculty at UNC on the
same date, and will resume full-
time teaching in the Depart
ment of History.
The humanities experiment,
now in its second year on the
campuses of Duke and UNC, is
supported by the Ford Foun
dation. An initial grant' of
$800,000 in 1963 made possible
a year-round program which
began in September, 1964.
ZBT To Host
Convention
For Southeast
The local chapter of Zeta Tau
fraternity will serve as host this
weekend for the annual Section
III Convention which consists of
all southern and southeastern
chapters of the fraternity.
Representatives will attend
from Duke, Virginia, Maryland,
Washington and Lee, American,
Johns Hopkins, Marshall, Mi
ami, Tennessee, Vanderbilt, Ala
bama, Tulane and Louisiana
State University. Several na
tional officers will also be here.
UNC sophomore Stuart Nach
man from Virginia is in charge
of arrangements on behalf of the
local chapter.
Starting Friday afternoon, the
convention will consist primarily
of business meetings, highlight-
ed by a banquet Saturday night
ot r9mi;na Tnn Dr Dmifrias
at Carolina Inn. Dr. Douglas
Sessoms of the Sociology Depart
ment will address the banquet
N. C. Volunteer
Applications Due
Wednesday is the deadline for
application to the North Caro
lina Volunteers, a poverty
fiehtina corps of volunteers
operating in communities
throughout the state.
College students wishing to
volunteer for an 11-week as-
signment can obtain application
forms and information from
P. O. Box 637, Durham.
The vni'imtopr npriorf. which
begins June 13 will see opera-
tions in 15 North Carolina
areas in all parts of the state.
Volunteers will receive a $250
honorarium for their participa-
tion in the program sponsored
by the North Carolina Fund.
Committee
Over the two - year history
oi the committee, some 60 stu
dents from the University have
taken part.
Miss Brown said: "some of
the college students that go to
Murdoch with us are shocked
and depressed, and don't come
back aSam- Many of us though.
ve.iuuuu u io De me nign
Point of our week."
- The - committee works only
with boys for the first semester,
then with girls for the second,
The children have ' I.Q.'s below
u, ana nave the common, mild
retardation. Their retardation
comes from a variety of causes
genetic deficiencies, physical
defects, and cultural depriva
tion.
. "Many of the children have
had a very bad homelife,"
Schussel said, "and have a deep
hunger for affection and atten
tion. They just naturally gravi
tate towards- the UNC students
who show an interest in them."
Easy To Know
Jim Trulove, freshman from
Jdallsboro, said "it certainly
wasn i nara to get to know
these kids. As soon as I walked
in the room two of them took
my hands, and another hugged
my neck.
Most students who serve on
the committee have heard about
it from friends who have al
ready been, -to Murdoch. Vic
Cashwell, - psychology major
from Fayetteville said: "I heard
about Murdoch in psychology
ciass trom not). I went out there
once, got interested, and con
tinue to go because of the prac
tical experience, and I eniov it.
It's not something I can ex
press, I just get a quiet sense
of satisfaction."
Many students on the com
mittee are psychology or sociol
ogy , majors, or prospective
teachers, and recognize the
Murdoch Committee as a good
source of practical experience.
Phillip May, senior from
Charlotte, who will enter Med
ical school this fall said: "I
think the work with these chil
dren is teaching me self - dis
cipline, and is helping me learn
to get along with different types
of people."
An accounting major from
Winston - Salem. James Pag
ett comments, "I just love
kids!'
Infancy To 80
Murdoch Center has patients
ranging from infancy to 80
years of age. "I was pretty
shocked at iirst to see old peo
ple and people my own age with
such low mentalities," says
Lynn Hughes a psychology ma
jor from Biloxi, Miss. "I had
some preparation for the ex
perience from my psychology
teacher, but not enough. Now I
thoroughly enjoy the work."
The group members spend
most of the afternoon talking
and laughing with the children,
and trying to draw some of the
more reserved ones out of their
shyness. Sometimes the children
get excited. "You have to treat
them like your little sister back
home," advises Miss Brown, "if
one of them pulls your hair or
hits you, why you just pull right
back! They'll love you for it."
Leith Merroiv Named Head
Of Woman's Honor Council
Leith Merrow, a junior
from Alexandria. Va.. has
been elected chairman of
the Women's Honor Coun-
n f fh rnTriinrt vpar cn
cn lor uie coming year. &ne
was elected by the mem
bers of the council.
Miss Merrow has been a mem
ber of the Women's Council for
two-and-a-half years and has
served as chairman during one
summer session.
The president of the junior
class is in the school of nursing,
and is presently serving on the
Constitutional Council, the Student-Faculty
Board, the Honor
System Commission. She is on
the Dean's List.
Changes
Miss Merrow says she is in
terested in some of the proposed
judiciary changes, especially in
the area of court structure and
in limiting the effect of the
campus code.
She says she plans, with the
Honor Svstem Commission, to
initiate an orientation program
for prospective members of the
Attorney uenerai s sian, wuu
the requirement that all mem-
bers pass a test on me nonor
system and Attorney General's
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SPHolds
SL Lead
Run-Offs Called
In Two Districts
With election results official
in all but two districts, the Stu
dent Party - holds ' an eight-seat
majority over University Party
in Student Legislature, 27-19.
Two legislative seats in
Men's Districts I and II will
be filled by run-off elections, to
be held Tuesday from 3 to 5:30
p.m.
Bill Whichard (SP) and
Julian Busby (UP) tied for a
legislative seat in District I by
a vote of 175-175.
District I consists of men
students residing in the area
outside the Chapel Hill-Carr-boro
city limits and men stu
dents residing in Victory Vil
lage. Voting for these areas will
be held at Y-Court and. the Vic
tory Village housing office.
Run-off In II
A run-off will be held in
Men's District II between Steve
Hockfield (SP), Phil Kirstein
(UP) and Craig Wardlaw (UP)
for the last of four legislative
seats.
Hockfield and Kirstein both
received 134 votes, and Ward
law received 131 votes, but the
Elections .Board",- said poorly,
marked ballots and the close
ness of the race demanded a
three-way run-off.
District II consists of all
men residing in buildings not
owned by the University and
in the area bounded by Colum
bia Street on the west and the
city limits of Chapel Hill on
the north, south and east. Vot
ing will be in Y-Court and
Graham Memorial.
Extra Money
Candidates in both run-off
elections have been allotted
$6.67 per person by the Elec
tions Board for campaign ex
penses. Their expense accounts
must be filed by noon Monday.
The board also announced the
victory of Valerie Gwynne for
a seat on the Women's Council
from women's district V.
Open House Saturday
The School of Medicine will
hold open house and lunch from
9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Saturday for
students who will apply to
medical school next fall.
The program is designed to
demonstrate scientific training
and clinical experience that are
required of beginning medical
students. Students and faculty
advisors who did not receive
an invitation should call the
dean's office for information.
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COMPLEXION PINK and cherry blossom white day's cloudy skies and rain. Suzanne is a
The smile of Suzanne Micaud, red like the senior from Charlottesville, Va., majoring in
fruit of the tree she admires, was one of the European history. Photo by Jock Lauterer.
few promises of a pretty spring under yester-
House Goes Thumbs Down
Ob
RALEIGH A bill to abol
ish the death penalty except
for the crime of rape was over
whelmingly defeated in the
North Carolina House of Repre
sentatives Thursday, 96-21.
The measure by Rep. Ernest
Messer of Haywood County
would have abolished the death
penalty for first degree mur
der, arson and first degree
burglary. It would have been
retained for rape.
Earlier the House passed and
sent to the Senate a resolution
aimed at stripping the U.S. Su
preme Court of power to order
reapportionment of state legis
latures. The resolution proposes an
amendment to the constitution
allowing states to apportion one
house of their legislature on a
basis other than population.
This would reverse the U.S.
Supreme Court which has ruled
that both houses must be ap
portioned on a strict basis of
population.
If the resolution is approved
by 34 states, Congress would be
required to call a national con
vention. Twenty-one states have
approved similar resolutions.
Before passing the resolu
tion, the House beat down an
amendment by Rep. Nick Gali
fianakis of Durham.
Under his amendment, Con
gress would not have been
urged to call a national con
vention but would be urged
to submit a constitutional
amendment to the states under
which one house of a legisla
ture could be apportioned on a
basis other than population.
Sen. Ed Kemp of Guilford
offered a measure to amend the
ttate constitution authorizing
the General Assembly to re
duce the residence requirement
for voting in any election.
Kemp said the amendment
would be submitted to a vote
of the people in the 1966 gen
eral election. Kemp said 12
states already have reduced
residence requirements to less
than a year.
In the House debate on capi
tal punishment, Messer led
those arguing for the proposal.
Those speaking against the
Placement Test
The Department of Romance
Languages will begin this se
mester to require prospective
French and Spanish majors to
take a Placement Test to de
termine their level of perform
ance in the written and spoken
language. . -
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measure included Rep. Steve
Dolley of Gaston who said,
"there is no doubt in my mind
about the sentiment of the peo
ple being in favor of retaining
capital punishment."
He said that if the principle
of capital punishment were
wrong, Messer should have
made his bill abolish it for all
crimes, including rape.
Demonstrators
A measure to keep civil
rights demonstrators from
standing, sitting or lying in the
highway or street so as to ob
struct traffic won the approval
of the Senate Highway Safety
Committee Thursday.
The committee first , beat
down an effort to amend the
proposed law so as to lighten
the punishment. Under the bill,
violators could get up to two
years in prison and be fined in
the discretion of the court. The.
M
eeting Attracts
Catholic Students
The state Newman Club convention, to be held here
Friday and Saturday, is expected to attract over 100
Catholic students from all North Carolina colleges and
universities.
Speaking at the convention
which opens at 11 a.m. Saturday,
will be Rev. Paul Byrch, chair
man of the Bishop's Develop
ment Fund Drive and of the
state Liturgical Committee.
The theme of the meeting is
"Second Spring A Renewal of
Catholic Life on our North
Carolina Campuses."
The title is drawn from a
speech by the late Cardinal
Newman for whom the organi
'Billy
The Carolina Playmakers' production of "Billy The play, staged by Foster Fitz-Simons and
Budd," adapted for the stage by Louis O. Coxe designed by Millard McDonald, tells of Billy
and Robert Chapman from Herman Melville's Budd, a naive, young replacement who has come
novel, will open at Playmakers Theater at 8:30 into the navy from the merchant marine,
p.m. Monday and will continue for nine perform- Budd's simple friendliness soon wins over the
ances through April 5. entire crew, with the exception of the tyrannical
The presentation is in conjunction with the Claggart, who falsely accuses the boy of plot-
1965 Fine Arts Festival. ; . ting mutiny.
. Reservations may be made at the Playmakers Answering the malicious charge with his fists,
Business Office, 214 Abernethy or at Ledbetter- Budd kills his accuser.
Pickard. , Captain Vere, a witness to the killing, knows
The drama, set aboard an 18th century sailing Budd to be guilty only of defending himself
vessel, will star Christopher Parson of Baltimore against the evil Claggart.
as Billy Budd; Charles Schmick of Baltimore as An immediate court-martial finds the officers in
Claggart, the sadistic master-at-arms; and Bill sympathy with the hero, but, under the strict
Goodykoontz, who teaches in the Department rules of maritime discipline, they must decide
nf Fn1kh as CaDtain Vere. captain of the H.M.S. whether as officers they have a choice as to the
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amendment would have made
the maximum fine $50 or 30
days in jail or both.
Sen. Tom White of Lenoir op
posed the amendment saying
the offense "is much more ser
ious than someone hitchhiking.
It could involve a person get
ting to the hospital to save his
life."
The bill prohibits "any per
sons to stand, sit or lie upon
the highway or street in such
a manner as to impede the
regular flow of traffic."
Rep. Donald Stanford of Or
ange County, a sponsor of the
bill, said it was prompted by
a situation in "Orange County
recently where a number of
people blocked the road out of
Chapel Hill after a basketball
game."
He said they held up 3,000
persons including an ambu
lance. zation is named.
Leadership training programs
and workshops on problems
such as publicity and finances
will be held, and, if conditions
permit, an outdoor mass will
be conducted in the Forest
Theater at 5 p.m. Saturday.
Fee for the convention, which
includes three meals, is $5.
North Carolina students are
asked to register at the Catho
lic Student Center, 218 Pitts
boro St.
Nine Performances Scheduled
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. m
More than 25,000 persons
marched yesterday with Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. to Ala
bama's capitol in the most mas
sive civil rights demonstration
of the South's turbulent racial
history.
The flag-waving thousands,
chanting "Freedom Now!"
poured into the broad street
almost beneath the very win
dows of Gov. George C. Wal
lace's office.
It was impossible to estimate
their number. The ranks, eight
abreast, pressed forward in a
surging stream of humanity for
nearly two . miles through the
city.
Hours before the march be
gan, Assistant Police Chief D.
H. Lackey said there were 15,
000. Hundreds more joined as
the column wound slowly to the
gleaming white capitol once
the command post for the Con
federate government.
Soldiers lined the route of
march. Helicopters clattered in
the humid overcast. The entire
four-mile march was sealed off
by police and hundreds of the
National Guardsmen and regu
lar army troops called up by
order of President Johnson.
The marchers flowed up Dex
ter Avenue to the capitol and
spread into ranks of about 24
abreast, filling the broad street
lined by troops and . wooden
barricades. r
A solid line of state troopers,
conservation officers and state
liquor enforcement agents
stretched across the broad
marble pavilion in front of the
capitol portico. There Jefferson
Davis took the oath as presi
dent of the Confederate States
of America.
When the marchers reached
the capitol, Wallace was eating
lunch in a basement cafeteria.
Thousands of white and Ne
gro spectators lined the ave
nue. "Everybody wants freedom!"
sang the marchers.
American flags blossomed
from the column. A Negro man
carried a small girl perched on
his shoulder.
Hundreds of persons, clergy,
political and labor leaders, col
lege students and housewives
from throughout the nation
were in the march. Dr. Ralph
Bunche of the United Nations
staff marched in the front
ranks.
A Negro clergyman wearing
a square violet cap, dark glasses
and a gold cross, was in the
ranks.
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"We shall overcome," sang
the massive throng when it
moved into the street facing
the statehouse over which
fluttered the Alabama flag and
the Confederate flag.
There were at ieast 50 U.S.
flgas in the front of the march.
Signs and placards sprouted
from he masses. "Vote for
Freedom," read one. And an
other said: "Lutherans Care
Because Christ Cared."
Four small Negro children
carried a sign: "National Mari
time Service of America."
Monday
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