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review on page 2.
VOL. LVII, NO. 116
Complete UP) Wire Service
CHAPEL HILL, NORTH CAROLINA, SUNDAY, MARCH 17, 1957
Offices in Graham Memorial
FOUR PAGES THIS ISSUII
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By CURTIS CROTTY
Robert Frost, the author of' PrirnrJ T r Qnoiil
such poems as "Mending Wall," i UllfcJI IO JpcUK
"The Road Not Taken," and "Stop-! fi . I j I
ping by Woods on a Snowy Even-1 JX iVlICiCllO EC!Sf
ing" will be in Chapel Hill to-' !
morrow. He is to give a lecture A panel discussion on the pres-1
reading in Hill Hall at 8:30 p.m. j cnt Middle East crisis will be spon-1
' . i sored by Phi" Alpha Thetzf, nation-!
A sentence from a review of a , al honorary MsXoTy frat?rnity, in !
portrait of Robert Frost by Sidthe Library Assembly Room, Tues-j
ney Cox may serve as an intro-; ay at 8 p m '
Auction for Frost's lecture-read-; Dr. Shepard Jones of the Polit-1
ing' j ical Science Dept.. Dr. James L.
. "The portrait's content is quo- Godfrey of the History Dept.. and
tations. paraphrases, anecdotes, hv:? Egvptian students are on the
and praise: its form is a guided Pan?1- The public has been in-:
tnur. a trudging from beauty to vited to attend. :
beauty." ft i J I
voted with Frost's simplicity and
Frcst s3ys. "Lyrics ought to be observat;ons And they were even
dramatic. A poem ought to be : more captivatid by North of Bos.
something going on." Drama is ton second publication. ;
visible not only in the poems, but
also in the life of Robert Frost, j One reviewer said. "Mr. Frost
Frost, a tru'y American poet, has turned. the living speech of
was born in California in 1874. men and women into poetry." An- ;
Upon the death of his father, oth?r praised Frost's poems for
Frost moved to New England, the their "downright knowledge, theirja
original horn? of his Scotch-Eng- vivid observations, and their rich
lish ancestors. ' ; enjoyment of all kinds of practi-;-
." Mrs. Frost then taught school cal life." j
and read to her son. By the timTJ : When Frost returned to Ameri- j
he was 14, Robert relished tftej ca in 1915, he was hailed as the:
beauty and the meaning in the leader of "the new era in Ameri-,
works of Poe and of Emerson. ' can poejxy." Recent works of Frost i
When be was 19 his first "pro- j hae been two plays, or masques, i
icsswnal poem was published m
a magazine of national circulation.
Three years after his gradua-;
tion from high school. Frost mar-'
cri Y-l (i4ir Vif4 Vaw ti Kic r-n- ,
valedictorian, Elinor Miriam White,
The next 15 years were uncer-;
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tain years for Robert Frost. He at-
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tejided Harvard and Dartmouth
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for a time; he reported for a town
newspaper; he farmed and
taught But all of his thoughts;
were about writing poetry.
With a little money he saved,
he moved his family from . New
Hampshire to rural Buckingham-
When his first volume, A Boy's
Will, appeared. Frost was 38. He j
had had to wait more than 20 years 1
from the time his first poem was
published until publication of his!
English reviewers were capti-
Concert Band Presents
Spring Concert Tuesday
The Carolina Concert Band will
present its annual spring concert
here Tuesday under the baton of
Director Herbert Fred.
The concert. 11th in this year's
Tuesday Evening Series, will be
held in Hill Music Hall at 8 p.m.
One English, one Bohemian, one
Russian, one Italian, one French
and six American composers are
represented on the program which
will range from Howard Hanson's
"Nordic" Symphony to' Vincent
The soloist for the concert will
be Eddie Bass, president of the
University Band and a junior mus
ic major, who will play "Ode for
Trumpet" by Alfred Reed. Bass is
a student of Calvin Hubert, as
sistant director of bands.
"Danse Persane" by Guiraud,
which will be pjayed from the
original French band arrangement
with parts to complete the Ameri
can instrumentation having been
added by Fred, will be performed
for the first time in this area 1
Nationally known as a conduct
or, composer and arranger, Fred
is in his first year as Director of
Bands. Prior to coming to Carol
lina, he taught at Ball State Teach
ers College in Indiana, at Evans
ton, 111. Township High School
and at the University of Missouri.
He was director and commanding
officer of the 662nd AAF Band
during World War II.
Last December at the national
convention in Chicago, he was
elected chairman of the Southern
Division of the College Band Di-
with Biblical settings
The American poet is a four-
time winner-"of the Pulitzer Prlm
lor th best-book ofpoetry- of - the, -
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in 1931, for Collected Poems, in 1
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1937, for A Further Raage; and in
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1943. for A Witness Tree, He has
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been awarded honorary degrees by 1
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uiuiuuiai xjcli. iiuuuin. laic, iai-
vflrri and fthr srhnnls;. and i nnp'
Qf thp ew authors recelye the
Gold Medal from the National In
stitute of Arts and T.ptterS.
On March 24, 1950, the U. S.
Senate adopted a resolution hem-
oring Robert Frost on his 75th
birthday. A citation honoring him
said that his poems have helped
to guide American thought with
humor and wisdom, setting forth
to our minds -a reliable represen
tation of ourselves and of all men."
rectors National Assn.
One of Fred's compositions.
"Spaixico" will be "performed at
His latest publication for band
is a novelty arrangement of- "Pop!
Goes the Weasel," which was re
leased last month by a New York
Among other numbers on the
concert program will be Anthony
Donates "The Hidden Fortress,"
"Burlesque" by Shostakovich, awd
Polka and Fugue from Weinberg
er's "Schwanda, the Bagpiper."
Blamed On UN
GAZA (AP) A gunshot killed
an Arab today and the U.N. Emer
gency Force (UNEF) said one of
its Scandinavian soldiers had fir
ed in his direction. Fresh tension
threatened between Gazans and
the little international army.
The bullet fatally wounded Is
mail Yacoub Bakka in a street
about 300 yards from UNEF Head
quarters. He was shot in the neck.
"If an investigation shows shots
fired by the guard caused the
death of Ismail Yacoub Bakka,"
the UNEF announced, "approp
riate legal action will be taken."
Egyptian military police serving
under the new governor, Maj.
Gen. Mohamed Hassan Abdel Lat
if, said witnesses toid them the
shot came from the top of the
headquarters, where armed guards
New YMCA Officers
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Th new officers for the YMCA ere: (seated, left to right) Kelly Membership Chairman; Randy Shelton, Program Chairman; and
Wallace, Secretary; Stewart Colson, President; Joe Phillips, Vice- Rick Prank, Treasurer.
President. Second row standing (left to right) are: Larkin Kirkman, '
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' BIGGEST-HONOR ARY"f" EVENT? " ' "
Tapping For Golden Fleece
Valkyrie Sing Set For April
The biggest honory event of the
Carolina year will be held April:
8 when the Order of the Golden I
Fleece holds its annual tapping,
followed by the Valkyrie Sing.
The Fleece is Carolina's highest
honorary organi2ation for men.
The Valkyries, highest coed hon
orary, annually sponsors a sing
in connection with the Fleece tap
The event this year will be heldj
in Memorial Hall at 7:30 p.m.!'
Doors will be locked at that time,
the hall will be darkened and
Wagnerian music and spotlights
will accompany two hooded mon
sters as -they search for tape.s
in the audience.
The Fleece yearly taps an un
specified number of men from all
phases of Carolina life.
The Valkyrie Sing is a singing
competition among various groups
on the campus dormitory, fra
ternity, sorority and special
Miss Joy Earp, .chairman of the
Joan Willsey, representative of Carr dormitory, was crowned Queen of the 12th Annua! Blue
White football game here yesterday before a large crowd. John Bilich, president of the Monpgram
Club, is shown giving Miss Willsey
men's dorms and sororities on
sing, said yesterday "The sing is .
designed to serve as a unifying
force among and between student
groups, as well as a source of
First prize in the competition
will go to the group judged best
in singing ability andor origi
nality in composition, staging and
costuming. The first category
counts for 90 percent of the final
judging. Miss fcarp said.
Five cups will be awarded to
winning groups in fraternity, so-1 The Colonial Conclave. The con
rority, men's and women's dorm-ciave is one of 15 throughout the'
itories and special divisions. En-1 WOrld. !
try fees will be $6. and groups -The Man and Manpower" has
may spend only $10 on costumes, j been the theme of the conclave
The Valkyries' schedule calls! panl discussions. '
for one rehearsal and one dress . The topics associated with the
rehearsal before April 8. A mini- theme were: "Man as a Rushee;"
mum of eight' persons may per- "Man as a Pledge;" "Man as an
form in an act. j Active;" "Man as an Alumnus,"
Miss Earp called the tapping and! according to Bob Harrington, pres
sing "two annual events of great' ident of the general chairman of
She invited groups interested in
participating in the sing to contact
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WiHsey Is Blue White Queen
the trophy. The Queen was chosen
her at 309 Carr Dormitory before
Delegates from 10 chapters of
Lambda chi Alpha fraternity are
meeting here this weekend for
The Friday schedule included a
(See LAMBDA CHIS, Page 3)
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from candidates of. all the wo-
(Photo by Norman Kantor) ,
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On "Ivofy Towerism'
Neil Bass, independent candi-;
date tor eauor 01 ine uauy iar
11LC JUftC UUl VVOlVl XJ VII I
"ivory towerism" (DTH editorial, j
Mar. 15) and expanded on his j
earlier platform statements.
' "In reference to an editorial in j
Friday's t)aily Tar Heel on "ivory 1
towerism," I feel compelled to'
Selma Honors Aycock;
Hodges, Friday Speak
By CLARKE JONES
Special To The Daily Tar Heel
SELMA William B. Aycock,
UNC's new chancellor, Friday
night received special tribute here
from many of his. longtime friends.
And he was highly pleased to be
back home again.
Approximately 300 persons at-1
tended an informal banquet and ;
program given him by citizens of j
Selma in the school lunchroom, j
The central theme of the pro
gram was "Aycock
A Life of
Service" in which several local !
residents and invited guests brief- j
ly related, step by step, several I-
aspects of his life.
Included on the program were
Gov. Luther Hodges and Consoli
dated University President Will-
j iam C. Friday. It was Selma's
j show, however.
! Talmage B. Corbett of Selma
j recalled Aycock's early days when!
j the two of them played on the !
j same baseball team. Mrs. Ralph
Bunn of Zebulon, who was grad-! To those who declare that the ! ment. the Health Center. UNC
uated with Aycock in the class of : University "is known and -respect-! Extension Division, and Institute
1932. told of a home economics ed outside the state," but is not; for Research in Social Science
course he took while in high j as highly regarded inside the : are all features of the University,
school. j state. House said "I doubt that it : Ifoue said that the Unhcrsity
Dr. E. N. Booker, Selma, told is so. In my trips' throughout the j is neither "safe nor slipping." He
how Aycock helped the town get; state, in my conversations with said that -there was a need for
a gymnasium. E. G. Hobbs, wb people , in the editorials that I read t faculty salaries te be raised and
presented Aycock with a Silver in the newspapers and in the avid! for support of the library and re
Star war medal, said "No man ever ! interest I find displayed by North ' search to niaintain high ranking of
had a more brilliant military ca
reer." Terry Sanford, Fayetteville, re
lated some of Aycock's experiences
during his days in the UNC Law
President Friday, who recently
appointed Aycock as chancellor,
praised his teaching ability. "He i
Mich. State Afe;
By RALPH BERNSTEIN
PHILADELPHIA (AP) A nia-iiiliccnt floor same by
little Tommy Kcarns. "quarterback" of mighty Nortli Caro
lina's ' basketball offense, led the unbeaten Tar Heels to i
07-58 victory over Syracuse tonight and an all-time one
season collegiate record of 30 straight victories.
As Eastern regional champions of the annua! NCAA
tournament, the Atlantic Coach Conference team now travels
to Kansas City for the semi-final
"The University: Ivory Tower,
Filling Station or Prophet." was
the title of Dr. Arnold Nash's talk
before the Graduate Club here
Friday in which he critically ana-
lyzed and contrasted the Euro-
pean and American University
In his address, Dr. Nash, of the j games at Kansas City.
University Department of Relig- j While All-American Lennie Kos
ion, developed three possible con-! enbluth turned in his usual sharp
cepts of the University arid its shooting performance with 23
purposes. Dr. Nash directed his re-j points, it was Kearns, a 5-11 jun
marks to defining the purposes and 1 ior from Bergeniield. N. J.. vUio
functions of the modern universi-1 lead the "rebels" to a 37-23 first
ty. ( ! half edge, and whose driving play
Headlining the "Ivory Tower" j completely befuddled a speedy
; theory which he characterized as:
the dominant one found in British
and continental universities. Dr.
Nash described it as one which
(See NASH, Page 3)
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make myself clear.
. 1 realize ine necessity 10 sieer
ana; llOUl V t a jaMUVe
crowd at times to analyze trends
objectively; but what I shall al-
ways unalterably oppose is a
"stand-offish" editorial policy
which tends to become overly
critical because it actually becomes
(See BASS DEFINES, Page 3)
cock's "dedication to eduVtion,'
much to give."
An open house at the home of
Aycock's mother, Mrs. Myrtle B.
Aycock, followed the banquet.
Rohprt B House
Chancellor's Eye View
A "Chancellor's Eye View" of ceptive to examination and cnt-
i the University of North Carolina
was issued by Chancellor Robert
B. House Tuesday in a special re-jtional and world distinctions that
port to the President and trustees j have come to members of the isc
of the Consolidated University. i ulty at Chapel Hill, he cited the
The report noted certain "falla-: rank that certain departments of
cies" of viewpoint often heard :
about the University. House an-
swered with his own opinions. j
Carolinians everywhere, I am con-1
vinced that the University at ;
Chapel Hill is close to the hearts,
and minds of our people."
"We welcome, scrutiny and crit
icism," said the Chancellor, "and
will be better able to serve the ;
state, to teach and to perform re- j
search if we continue to -be re-1
round March 22.
After Canisius defeated Lafay
ette 82-76 in the consolation game
of this NCAA touney doublchead
er. North Carolina's tall tosscrs
crushed Syracuse to eclipse the
record of 29 straight victories cs-
tablished last year by San Fran-
Cisco's national champion,
; Coach Frank McGuire's rugsd
Tar Heels meet Michigan Stale's
Spartans, winners of the Midv.ct
Regionals by beating Kentucky.
,80-68, and also Big Ten champions.
in one of next Friday's semifinal
Kearns scored 22 points, includ
ing 14 for 19 from the foul line.
hut it was his keen play-making,
fancy dribbling and precision i
! ing, which sparked the Tar Ik els
J North Carolina built a nine
point half-time edge as a result
of marked superiority on the foiiJ
Mine. The Tar Heels dropped in 17
! of 21 foul tosses in the fir.st 20
minutes, while Syraciso. which
outscored the winner 12-10 from
: he ficl(,? managcd onIv four for l3
from the 15-1'oot line.
Actually, Syracuse collected c -sorbed
its seventh defeat in 24
(See BASKETBALL, Page 4)
UNC G F P T
Koseabluth f v 8 7-11 2 23
Brennan f 3 7-9 4 13
Lotz c 0 1-2 0 1
Quigg c 1 4-4 4 6
Kearns g 4 14-19 3 22
Cunningham g 1 0-0 3 2
Totals 17 33-45 16 til
SYRACUSE G F P T
Breland f 0 0-2 5 0
Snyder f 5 0-2 4 10
Cincebox f 0 2-6 5 2
Clark c 5 1-2511
Cohen g 9 7-11 3 2
Albanese g 1 0 0 0 2
Loudis g 3 0-0 3 0
Youmans g 0 0-0 0 0
Schmelzer g 10-0 2 2
Totals 24 10-23 27 P,
North Carolina 37 30 f;7
Syracu.M 23 29 5P
! Having listed honors and na-
the University have attained in the
academic world. "Extra services.''
such as the Institute of Govern-
House hailed the appointment
of Professor William 1$. Avcotk
as Chancellor at Chapel Hill be
ginning July 1. "By training, ex
perience and aptitude William II.
Aycock is scholar and adrnini-
strator who will brin energy and
vision to the task