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Robert Frost, celebrated Amer-
ican poet, will return to Chapel
Hill tomorrow. v
He will give a public reading
lecture at 8:30 in the Hill hall
auditorium and will speak to
several English classes here.
While visiting Chapel Hill, he
will be the guest of new Arts and
Sciences Dean Clifford P. Lyons
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Born in California in 1875,
Frost first won recognition as a
Dr. Elisha P. Douglass, profess
or of history and chairman of the
department of social science in
Elon College, who has been nam
ed assistant professor of history
Dr. Elisha P. Douglass, profes
sor of history and chairman of
the Elon College department of
social science, has been named
assistant professor of history
here, beginning next September,
it " was announced yesterday by
Chancellor Robert B. House and
Dr. Wallace E. Caldwell, dean of
the history department.
A native of New York City, Dr.
Douglass received his A. B. de
gree at Princeton, "an M. S. de
gree in journalism from Colum
bia University, and his Ph. D.
from Yale in 1949.
He was a reporter on the Hart
ford Times, Hartford, Conn., in
1941 when he entered the U. S.
Navy as a public relations officer.
He was separated from the serv
ice in 1945 with the rank of lieu
Dr. Douglass entered the Yale
(See DOUGLASS, Page 8)
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I si Fall
poet in the British Isles with "A
Boy's.Will" (1913) and "North of
Boston" (1914). Nine generations
of his f orebearers had been New
Englanders, however, and Frost
is unmistakably indigenous to
that section of the country.
One of the most conventional
modern poets in technique, he is
original -and sensitive in his lyri
cal expression of simple New
England experience and cool
wisdom,1 with his quiet pleasure
in. unsophisticated joys his dry
wit, his ironical detatchment
from social and political turmoil
and his proud self-reliance.
Returning to New England fol
lowing his father's death in Cali
fornia, Frost's birthplace, he at
tended Dartmouth College for a
few months, then worked as a
millhand in Lawrence, Massa
chusetts. He married in 1895, af
ter which his grandfather sent
him to Harvard. Leaving in two
years, without a degree, Frost
tried shoemaking, editing a coun
try newspaper, teaching and
In 1912 he sold his farm and
took his wife and four children
to England. His first volume of
poetry, "A Boy's Will" was pub
lished in England in 1913 and
enthusiastically reviewed by
Exra Pound. His second volume,
"North of Boston" also received
He returned to America in 1915,
and the republication of these
two books established his repu
tation. Since then he has lived in
New Hampshire and Vermont,
except for an interlude as "poet-in-residence"
at the University
of Michigan in 1925-26 and simi
lar positions at Amherst and
He has lectured at, many other
colleges and periodically visits
the University here.
Published volumes of Frost's
Doems are "A Boy's Will." "North
of Boston," "Mountain Interval
(1916), "New Hampshire" (1923),
"West-Running Brook" , (1928),
"Collected Poems" (1930), "A
Further Range" ( 1936) , "A Wit-
ness Tree" (1942) , "A Masque of
Reason" (1945), and "Complete
Poems" (1949). .
SP To Select
Student Party -nominations for
sophomore and senior class of
ficers will be made at a special
meeting of the party at 8 o'clock
Thursday, March 20, in Roland
Parker lounge of Graham Me
morial. One remaining vacancy for a
coed seat on the Student Council
will be filled - in addition to the
completion of nominations for
legislature' seats from Dorm men's
district two and Town men's dis
trict three. - -
After completion of the nomin
ations for the coming April elec
tions, plans for the spring cam
paign will be discussed.
s David M. Kerley, new party
chairman, yesterday urged all
Student Party members, and all
other students interested in im
proving student government, to
attend.. Membership in the party
is open to every individual stu
dent in the University, and the
active participation of all students
in party and Student Government
activities i3 ; encouraged; he ex-'
plainei. . , .'
HILLSBORO The life of a
red-headed Burlington muiaozer
operator will hang in the balance
today as he goes on trial for the
bizarre, slaying last summer of
Miss Rachel Crook, . 71-year-old
University of North -Carolina
Hobart M. Lee, the man whom
the State charges brutally mur
dered Miss Crook, the eccentric
spinster daughter of a Confeder
ate general, was linked to the
crime by a Keel print beside her
battered body when it was found
on an abandoned dirt road near
VOLUME LX TUESDAY,
A long name often baffles
many peoples. This is true of Am
photerophen, a group which has
been meeting since February to
discuss various current events.
Odd thing about Amphotero
then (Greek meaning looking at
something from both sides) is
that it serves to clarify rather
The organization was founded
here in 1912 by Dr. J. Gde. Ham
ilton and two students, Walter
Stokes (president of the class of
1913 and A.L.M. Williams (recent
ly president of the American
Bankers Association). Dr. Hamil
ton had belonged to the group at
the University of the South and
j worked to organize a group par
allel to the one in Tennessee.
Membership was restricted to ,13
students from the junior and sen
ior ; classes and the group was a
center for extemporaneous speak
ing while members discussed cur
Amphoterothen went inactive
in 1947 and it wasn't until this
year that students noticed an
nouncements in this paper about
the reorganization of the club.
- Under the leadership of Dean
Ernest L. Mackie, the club was
reactivated last fall and now in
(See BOTH SIDES, Page 4)
We're Hopeful Abquf future
Says Former St udent Chief -
(Special to The Daily Tar Heel)
GREENSBORO Today's col-
lege generation, despite the troub
led and uncertain state of the
world, is generally hopeful about
the future,, John Sanders, im
mediately past president of the
University of North Carolina stu
dent body, told a Methodist
church group here this weekend.
Sanders was one of three cam
pus leaders from the University
who spoke to the Men's-Fellowship
Club of West Market Street
Methodist church on student at
titudes and activities. :
Other speakers were Henry
Bowers, president of: the student
body, who acted as moderator
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Lee Linked To Murder By Heel
Chapel Hill's New Hope church
last August 29.
' Orange County Sheriff Sam
Latta, who charged Lee with mur
der one week after the discovery
of the 'body, has also said that
tire tracks found at the scene
matched the tires of Lee's 1949
green pickup truck.
A truck of that description was
seen on the road : from Carrboro
to New Hope Chapel on the night
before Miss CrOok's body was
MARCH 18, 1952 CHAPEL HILL, N. C.
To Study Supply Stores
JRALEIGH A seven - man committee of University of North
Carolina trustees has ben named by Governor Scott to study student
supply store operations at Chapel HilL State College and Woman's
The University board of trustees authorized' the committee at
DR. ARNOLD NASH, above,
chairman of the religion de
ligious department, flew to Eu
ope yesterday as one of a group
.of six American educators who
are attending an international
conference in England on "The
Vocation of the University
While Dr. Nash is in Europe,
he will also attend a conference
under the auspices of the World
Council of Churches on the re
lations ? between ' theology, psy
chiatry and psychology.
for a discussion period following
the talks, and John Schnorren-
berg, a past president of the Di
Senate. . " .
The campus ; . spokesmen dis
credited impressions that might
be abroad about Communistic in
fluences in the ; University.
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Emphasizing I that Communism
ODDOSes frppdom nf tVinimht nrH
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expression, the students stated
that their generation is as con-
cerned about, and determined to
stem, . Communist aggression and
inroads as anyone else. .
They also discussed the segre-
gation isue' opinly and frankly, as
a problem that: must V? Tacoi ini
a changing world.
found. Several witnesses claim
that they heard a woman's
screams corning from the truck.
"Probable cause" that Lee
might be guilty of the crime was
found at a justice of the peace's
hearing in November and Lee was
bound over to the December ses
sion of Orange County Superior
Court here. At that time Lee's at
torneys requested a continuance
until the court session which
(See MURDER, Page 3)
its last meeting and directed the
Governor to head the group with
a chairman not directly affiliated
with any of the three university
divisions. - ..
Scott filled the order by picking
as chairman Dr. Clarence Poe of
Raleigh, a nonalumnus and a
member of an earlier committee
which studied arrangements for
State College's student supply
store. He is editor of the Progres
As committee members the
Governor selected Vernon James
of Weeksville and C. N. Noble of
Trenton to represent State. Col
lege; J. Benton Stacy of Ruff in
and Reid Maynard of Burlington
to represent the University at
Chapel Hill, and Mrs. May L.
Tomlinson of High Point and Mrs.
v.. WJ.ClAiV4 Ui iVilUiCCS'"
boro to represent Woman's Col
lege. Trustee action to set up the
V vuumuHVC came cJliei J 111-
versity Controller W. D. Car
michael, Jr., defended operation
of the store at State College.
The Stale store came under
fire recently when students pe
titioned for an increase in the
amount allocated from store
profits for student activities and
campus improvements. Most of
the profits now go to a semi
athletic scholarship fund and
15 per cent is set aside.for stu
The students and newspapers
have also criticized the salary
paid store manager L. L. Ivey,
whose salary and commissions
have ranged from $10,516.33
for the first year of operation
m under the scholarship fund to
apeak of $40,608.92 in 1948-43.
Since Feb. 1, 1944 th -Rtat.
I CnTtaren i -
i is-: . atjic; aave raiiea in a
, profit of $457,315.51.
In Chapel Hill earnings from
the Book Exchange for the past
seven years have been revealed
j as totaling $469,863. Profits from
( the store help pay the salaries of
the -faculty.- and ; the - general up.
- - keep;of the ' nhvsirai fiia - . 7 ;
I (See -STORES, Page 5)