THE DAILY TAR HEEL. TUESDAY. MAY S. 1952 PAGE 0 iir jciin Due' Thursday ere IT" iror : Lecture f King's College Provost ToGive 3 Talks In U. S. Sir John T. Sheppard, Provost of- Kitted . College, Cambridge, . England, and Senior Fellow of Eton College, who is in this country to lecture- at only three institutions of higher learning, will speak in Gerrard Hall Thurs day night at 8:30. His other appearances include lectures at the University of California and Yale University. He is being sponsored here by 'the English and Classics Depart ments. Sir John, who was knighted in 1950, has just returned from New Zealand, where he gave a series of lectures. He is now visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Kennedy of Charlotte, Mrs. Kennedy being the daughter of a colleague of Sir John's, Sir Sidney Whitley. Kennedy is a former University law student here. ' In an article entitled "Classics Made Human", printed last montn n in John O'London's Weekly, it was pointed out that radio listen ers ih England have "discovered a rare new radio personality in Sir John Sheppard whose talks 6n Greek literature charmed thousands who have never learned that language. "In Music at Belmont,' a col lection of 11 essays and addresses, we catch the authentic ring of his voice, the same infectious enthusiasm, the same serene humanism imbued with a warm personal humanity. The title essay is an examination always dqlicate, never dry-as-dust or donnish- of the classical sources which Shakespeare drew upon, if .only half -consciously when he created the exquisite last scene in; The Merchant of Venice.' Other topics include the Rele vance of Greek '. Poetry, Homer, Aeschylus, and Milton's Cam bridge Exercises, and not least welcome are the brief glimpses of the author's own boyhood." , Other books by Sir John in clude "Greek Tragedy," "Aeschy lus and Sophocles," 'Aeschylus as Prophet, of Greek Freedom," and 'The Relevance of Greek Poetry." r SUKI1MY is "J" r Tim. f 1 - , V CHINA-BORN Mrs, Toy Len Goon of Portland. Me., has been selected American Mother of 1952 by the national jury of the American Mothers Committee of the Golden Rule Foundation. Mrs. Len Goon. 57, came io the U.S. CO years ago and is the mother of eight children. iberty Tonight Flats by Chuck Kellogg Director Elmer Oettinger has auditioned and trained a cast of nine performers for tonight's opening' of "Liberty Flats," a new full-length play by Lawrence E. Graves. Cur tain time is set for 7:30, and there will be a repeat showing tomorrow night in the Play makers Theater. . Heading the cast are three veterans who have displayed unusual acting skill during the course of the rehearsals, and who have proved to work well as a team. Frances Hogan, now living in Glen Lennox, will play Rose Barnes. She has been a favorite actress with the Playmakers for the past few years, and is noted for. her warmly sympathetic por trayals. Her more important achievements have been Maria in "Twelfth Night," and major roles in the student productions of "Lo, the Angel" and "Hold Onto Dark ness." ' The role of Luke Barnes, way ward father of the script's troub led family, is performed by Wil liam Trotman, a junior from Winston-Salem. This will be his de but on the local stage, although he was a popular actor and play wright at Davidson College. His symphonic drama, "Blackbeard," received the Vareen Bell Memor ial Award for creative writing there. Richard Snavely, Hagerstown, Md., will act out the denanding part of Douglas Barnes, the son of the family who attempts, to solve the complex domestic prob lem. . Snavely' is a graduate stu dent, and was awarded a grad uate assistantship last fall to work in the technical department of the Playmakers. Previously he IS DAY GIVE CANDY MOT! IE: RFA Boosts Transmitter Facilities Special to The Daily Tab Heel SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 5 Radio Free Asia, operated by the Committee for Free Asia to broadcast programs of fact and truthful news to the Far East, has increased its transmissiosn. facilities to include Guam and' a second transmitter in Manila. John W. El wood, director of Radio Frfee Asia, revealed that the free world's only privately sponsored broadcasts beamed to the peoples of Asia will now use three of the most important short wave bands reaching the Far East. "We are now giving Asians three different opportunities to hear our messages of encourage (See RFA, page 6) O pons ers has done professional acting with Franklin Trask's renowned Pris cilla Beach Theatre, Mass., and was ; technical director in the drama department of Lynchburg College, Va. Other featured performers in the cast are Charlotte Davis, Ruth Boyce, Donald Treat, Hansford Rowe, Frances O'Neal and Harold England. There is no admission charge for either performance, and fol lowing the final curtain on each night, Samuel Selden will lead an open discussion on the script and the production. Everyone is invited." 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