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IN.C.CVRT15 DEL. 1912
THE ALVMNI ASSOCIATION
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SUMMER SCHOOL FOR TEACHERS
June 16-July 29, 1914
The University Summer School for Teachers will open on Tuesday, June 16th, and continue in session for a term
of six weeks, closing on Wednesday, July 29, 1914.
A strong Faculty of Specialists and successful Teachers chosen because of their recognized ability and their especial
COURSES LEADING TO THE A. B. AND THE A. M. DEGREES
WILL BE OFFERED IN THE SUMMER SCHOOL THIS YEAR
The scope of the work offered has been greatly enlarged, and the several departments strengthened.
Special work will be offered for :
1. Teachers of primary grades; 2. Teachers of grammar grades. 3. High school teachers and principals;
4. Superintendents ; 5. Teachers, superintendents, and others wishing to pursue courses leading to the A. B. and A. M.
Special courses will be offered in Primary School Methods. Grammar School Methods, Secondary Education, the
Common School Branches, Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, English Grammar, Composition and Literature,
History, Physics. Chemistry. School Gardening. Botany, Agriculture, Geography, Geology. Plavs and Games, Story-Tell-
ing, Public Music, Drawing, Latin, Greek, French, German, Educational Psychology, Experimental Education, School
Supervision, and Domestic Science.
Many of these courses will count for credit towards the A. B. and the A. M. degrees. The opportunity is thus
offered graduates of standard colleges to complete work leading to the A. M. degree in four summers, and to others
the opportunity is thus offered to complete work leading to the A. B. degree.
A Practice School will be conducted by experienced teachers for the benefit of those pursuing courses in Primary
School and Grammar School Methods.
No tuition fees charged teachers of the State or those preparing to become teachers. A nominal registration fee
admits to all courses. The University Library. Laboratories and Gymnasium open to students of the Summer School.
Board at Swain Hall and Lodging on the College Dormitories furnished at actual cost.
The earnest teacher or student who wishes to spend a part of the summer in quiet, intensive study, under competent
instructors, will find here excellent opportunity.
A bulletin containing detailed information as to courses of study, instructors, expenses, etc., will be sent, upon
application, to anyone interested. For further information, address
N. W. WALKER, Director of the Summer School, Chapel Hill, N. C.
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OPINION AND COMMENT
GOING J n the February number, under the
FORWARD title "The President's Report," the
Review cited various instances in
which the University had shown unmistakable evi-
dences of increased power and expanding usefulness
to North Carolina. The feeling which the reading
of the report in full produced was that the current
of Carolina's life was running deep and strong. In
the brief thirty days between MarchlSth and April
15th, other events have so added to the total of this
impression that it has become a firm conviction. The
University is drawing nearer to the people whom it
was established to serve, and is being strengthened at
its very heart.
THE DEBATE T t is generally conceded that North
CONTEST Carolinians have a genius for argu-
ment and debate. That is not saying,
however, that the opportunity for the development of
this genius has been adequately given those who
possessed it. In reality, this opportunity has, except
in a very limited way, been withheld, until the Uni-
versity extended the facilities of its societies and
Library to the high schools and public generally of
North Carolina. The result of this extension this
year, if statistics may be relied upon to tell an accu-
rate story, has been the holding of a state-wide series
of debates in which 150 high schools participated on
March 20th, in which at least 1,000 boys and girls
debated either in competition for places on teams or
on the teams themselves, in which fully 40,000 North
Carolinians heard the pros and cons of the initiative
and referendum clearly presented, and in which 164
winners in the preliminary contests spoke in Univer-
sity halls on April 2nd and 3rd for the coveted Ay-
cock Memorial Cup. Building upon the success of
la-t year, the University, through Mr. E. R. Rankin,
the Secretary of the Debating Union, has made per-
manent the annual contest which of necessity must
be the training camp of the flower of North Carolina
high schools in the accurate study and helpful discus-
sion of problems with which the State today stands
face to face.
During the Summer of 1913 more than
A. B. AND
A - M - 2,000 North Carolina teachers attend-
DEGREES ct i Summer Schools. At least five
hundred of these went outside of the
State. Of the remaining 1,500, an even one third at-
tended the Summer session of the University, and the
Review believes that the University under the limita-
tions imposed upon it, served them splendidly. How-
ever, as brought out in a previous issue, and as indi-
cated in this issue in a letter from Superintendent
Archer, of the Selma schools, the University offered
a very limited number of courses and these led only
to certificates of attendance and, in some few in-
stances, to certificates of credit for entrance into the
University. While affording an opportunity for the
thorough study of subjects required in the high school
and for the acquisition of knowledge of methods in
class room and school management, the curriculum
did not contain advanced courses leading to the A. B.
and A. M. degrees and inciting teachers to work in
the higher branches through a number of years. At
its last faculty meeting in March, the University up-
on the report of a special committee on the curri-
culum of the Summer School, in an effort to remedy
this defect, authorized the accrediting of work done
in twenty-two courses to be offered in the Summer
school of 1914 towards the two degrees mentioned.
The taking of this first step furnishes a second evi-
dence of the University's moving forward in its effort
to render the maximum service to the State.
GOOD ROADS Although the State press had but little
INSTITUTE to say concerning the good roads con-
ference held at the University, March
17-19, under the joint direction of the North Caro-
lina Geological and Economic Survey and the depart-
ments of Geology and Civil Engineering of the Uni-
versity, an unusually helpful program, in which
fifty mad engineers and contractors participated, was
carried out. In this meeting every resource of the
University which could be of service in the tremen-
dously important work of highway construction was
placed at the disposal of the highway builders. Al-
though a new field, the University entered it con-
fidently, determined to say the helpful word on this
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vital subject in so far as it was capable of saying it.
That it met with success was indicated by the hearty
resolution of commendation passed by the conference
and the proposal on its part to make the meeting at
the Hill an annual event,
REUNIONS, LETTERS, Reunion plans, letters, notes,
ALUMNI NOTES. an< J forward movements plan-
ned by the Alumni Council are
other straws which have indicated the direction of the
wind. The Review, to borrow an expression from
the political platform maker, ''points with pride'' to
the "getting together" idea evidenced by the clarion
calls on the part of reunion committees to classmates
to be present at the Home-Coming Commencement
of 1914; by letters from the younger alumni on sub-
jects vital to the University other than athletics; by
the increasingly larger number of personal notes re-
ceived by the editors from individual alumni ; and by
the action of the Alumni Council, an account of which
is found on another page, looking to a closer co-opera-
tion between the Alumni Association and the Univer-
sity in the latter's expanding work.
NEWSPAPER ]Sj" c ] ouc l j s e ver so dark but that it has
HYSTERIA a silver lining. So the University in
the recent gambling incident, the after-
math of which was raised to the nth power of sensa-
tionalism and colored beyond all recognition. Out
of this exaggeration, however, which placed the Uni-
versity in a false and most undesirable light, certain
facts shone into relief which strikingly demonstrated
the absolute soundness of the growth of the Univer-
sity's inner as well as outer life. Briefly they were:
The University stands for true publicity.
Before the newspaper correspondent had turned
on the "yellow" which he mistook for the light, the
student body out of the vigor of its inner life, had
organized a fighting lineup to stamp out, in con-
junction with University and town authorities, any
vestige of gambling in the University. And further,
instead of exhibiting "mob" spirit, it exercised
worthy self-control in a period of trying misrepre-
The college sense of newspaper injustice grew out
of that higher loyalty than patriotism — loyalty to the
facts. And when all the facts are in it will be found
that the people of North Carolina love the truth as
much as they hate gambling !
CAROLINA'S J n an article in the current number of
TRUSTEE the University Magazine, Mr. W. P.
SYSTEM Fuller gives a careful study of .Caro-
lina's trustee system. To his very
great amazement Mr. Fuller finds that Carolina has
more trustees than any other state university in the
world, having more in fact than the state universities
of Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida, Idaho,
Kansas, Maine, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota,
Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, and West
Virginia — fourteen states — combined. He also
finds that the tendency of trustees is to meet at
the seats of the universities rather than at
distant cities, and that members of the boards, with
the exception of those of North and South Carolina,
are elected by other agencies than the legislature. A
further discovery made by Mr. Fuller is that while
other states formerly having systems similar to that
of Carolina have undergone marked changes — that no
change whatsoever has been made in Carolina's sys-
tem in forty odd years.
GOOD ROADS INSTITUTE
A Good Roads Institute for road engineers, road
superintendents, engineering students, and all inter-
ested in better roads, was held at the University on
March 17-19, under the auspices of the North Caro-
lina Geological and Economic Survey and the De-
partment of Civil and Highway Engineering of the
University. The purpose of the Institute, that it
should serve as a clearing house for road building
problems in the State, was aptly expressed by Dr.
Joseph Hyde Pratt, who acted as chairman of the
The subjects considered were practical problems
connected with the location, construction, and mainte-
nance of roads. The informal discussions which fol-
lowed each lecture and demonstration added much in-
terest and practical value to the program.
A great deal of interest was manifested in all the
meetings. There were in attendance, besides students
and citizens of Orange County, forty-five visitors,
most of whom were engineers and superintendents
from twenty-two counties, as far east as New Hanover
and as far west as Madison.
At the close of the Institute, the following resolu-
tions were voted upon unanimously by the visitors:
(1.) Resolved, That we wish to express our thanks
and appreciation to the Engineering and Geological
Departments of the University and the Geological
Survey for the benefits which we have derived from
the Good Roads Institute.
(2.) Resolved further, That it is our desire for
the Institute to be an annual occurrence.
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THE DEBATING UNION STAGES A MAMMOTH CONTEST
The Winston-Salem High School Wins the Aycock Memorial Cup Over One Hundred and Sixty-two
Debaters Participating in the Contest at the Hill
The climax to months of hard and clearly instruc-
tive work carried on in Chapel Hill and in one hun-
dred and fifty other communities all over North
Carolina came on Thursday and Friday, April 2nd
and 3rd, when one hundred and sixty four debaters,
representing forty-one high schools, gathered in Chap-
el Hill for the second final contest of the North Caro-
lina Debating Union. The coming of these high
school debaters together with many superintendents,
principals, teachers, and visitors could not be other
than epochal in all the long history of the Univer-
sity of North Carolina. It was deeply significant of
the increasingly large part which the University is
playing in the life of the people of the State. For
two days the campus thronged wi.th visitors and never
did the University extend a gladder hand to more
To Charles Roddick and Clifton Eaton, the fifteen
year-old debaters of the Winston-Salem High School
belongs the much striven for distinction of having
won out over the other one hundred and sixty-two
debaters and thus having received the award of the
Aycock Memorial Cup. To Michael H. KernoJle
and Miss Flonnie Cooper, of the Graham High School
belongs the hard won honor of having contested final-
ly with the "Winston-Salem debaters. These two
teams were pitted against one another in the final
debate in Memorial Hall, on Friday evening, April
3rd, ( Sraham having the affirmative of the query and
Winston-Salem the negative, "Resolved, That the
( '(institution of North Carolina should be so amended
as .to allow the Initiative and Referendum in state-
The forty-one schools that sent their representa-
tives to Chapel Hill for this final contest were the ones
which had been victorious in both of their triangular
debates in the state-wide contest in which one hun-
dred and fifty schools took part on March 20th.
Each school sent both teams to Chapel Hill for this
final contest. The affirmative teams were divided into
four sections for a first preliminary on Thursday
evening, April 2nd, and likewise the teams on the
negative were divided into four sections. The schools
whose affirmative teams won out in this first prelimi-
nary and thus were entitled to enter the second pre-
liminary on Friday morning were: Graham, Pleas-
ant Garden, Manteo, Winston-Salem, Dallas, Xew
Bern, Sylvan, Statesville. On the negative the schools
whose teams made the second preliminary were Win-
ston-Salem, Durham, Asheville, Gatesville, Lumber-
ton, New Bern, Graham, and Churchland. Inas-
much as only sixteen teams out of a total of eighty-
two made this second preliminary, a school might well
count it an honor thus to have contested in the second
preliminary. From this number of sixteen teams the
Graham debaters on the affirmative and the Winston-
Salem debaters on the negative were chosen for the
final debate which was held on Friday evening, April
Memorial Hall, which for years has been used only
for exercises on University Day and Commencement
Day, was pressed into service for this final debate.
The crowd of 2,000 representative North Carolinians
which surged into the Hall filled it to its capacity.
In addition to the four hundred visitors who were
present during the whole two days' time, large num-
bers had come by automobiles and the evening train
from Durham, Raleigh, Graham, Winston-Salem,
Pittsboro, Burlington, and other nearby cities.
Acting President Edward K. Graham who presided
over the dabate declared in his introductory remarks
that this meeting was the culmination of the "most
remarkable series of debates that had ever taken place
in the South," and was "the most significant assembly
of people that had ever gathered together within
the borders of North Carolina." That he was justi-
fied in this statement is evident when it is considered
that more than 40,000 people in North Carolina had
listened to discussions of the Initiative and Referen-
dum, that 600 debaters had represented their schools
in inter-scholastic contests, that 1,000 boys and girls
in the State had prepared debates for their own pre-
liminaries and for their school debates on this subject.
A wonderful system of high school debates, one that
served as a model for other States, had, he declared,
been built up through the co-operative spirit existing
between the high schools and the University.
The debate itself was cleanly fought and closely
contested throughout. It was significant of an epoch
in several ways. It was the first time that a woman
had ever appeared on the stage in Memorial Hall.
It was the first time that a debate had ever been held
in Memorial Hall. Miss Flonnie Cooper, represent-
ing Graham on the affirmative side, was the feature of
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PARTICIPANTS IN THE DEBATES AND INTER-SCHOLASTIC TRACK MEET
the occasion. In appearance, manner, and delivery,
she was simple, sincere, earnest, appealing, and con-
vincing. In argument she was logical. Added interest
comes to this case because of the fact that last year her
sister, Miss Julia Cooper, was in the preliminaries
for the final debate of the Union at Chapel Hill and
made a splendid speech, and that this year another
sister, Miss Myrtle Cooper, represented Graham at
Chapel Hill on the negative side and made the sec-
ond preliminary, contesting closely with the winners
for the final debate.
Michael H. Kernodle opened the argument for the
affirmative side. He defined the initiative as a
means whereby the people can get needed legislation
which is withheld by their representatives. The refer-
endum he declared to be a means of undoing wrong
legislation enacted by the representatives. The initia-
tive and referendum, he said, were in direct line with
the democracy of the 'New England town meeting.
The freedom for which our fathers fought declares
that the people must be given a voice in making
laws. The initiative and referendum merely give
this right. The initiative and referendum are need-
ed so that the people can reassume power delegated to
their representatives who have not kept pace with the
progress demanded by the times.
Charles Roddick, the first speaker on the negative,
made an excellent speech. He declared that the
affirmative must show two things : that our system
of government was in need of a radical change, and
that the initiative and referendum were the correct
means for securing better government. He said that
our government responds now and has always re-
sponded to the mandates of the people, and he chal-
lenged the affirmative to show one instance where our
government had failed to respond to the will of the
people. He said that the initiative and referendum
were dangerous and impractical in a State where
thirty-three and one-third per cent of the people were
negroes and where the people stood so low in educa-
tion. The burden of proof must rest with the affirma-
Miss Flonnie Cooper, the second speaker on the
affirmative, presented a growing need for the initia-
tive and referendum, charging the present government
with being overridden with bosses and machine poli-
ticians. The initiative will prove a means of securing
a corrupt practices act, a stricter child labor law,
and the direct primary. The referendum will hold
the legislature in check. The initiative and refer-
endum will by no means substitute direct government
for representative government but will prevent repre-
sentative government from becoming misrepresen-
tative. What the people of North Carolina now have
in amendments to the Constitution they should have
in state-wide legislation — viz., the initiative and refer-
endum. Prolonged cheering such as has been seldom
heard in Chapel Hill followed her speech, sweeping
back and forth through Memorial Hall.
Clifton Eaton was the second speaker on the nega-
tive. His purpose was to show that the initiative
and referendum would not work practically. He said
that when the direct vote of the people had first killed
prohibition the Legislature educated the people by
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means of the Watts law to the stage of passing the
state-wide act against liquor. He declared that the
initiative and referendum were in reality direct de-
mocracy, and that direct democracy could not exist at
the same place with representative government. If
the power of the Legislature were curtailed or if the
power of final action were taken from the members,
fit men would not sit in the General Assembly.
The rejoinders were spirited throughout. Each
speaker showed his native ability as a thinker and his
power to combat his opponents' argument on the spot.
The applause by the large audience was frequent and
prolonged throughout both the main, speeches and
While the judges were making up their decisions,
Mr. M. H. Stacy, Acting Dean of the University,
presented the Cups and Medals to winners in the
Inter-Scholastic Track Meet which had been held on
Friday afternoon., April 3rd. The trophy Cup for the
school winning the largest number of jDoints was
awarded to the Friendship High School, of Alamance
county. The Cup for the school having the winning
team in. the relay race was awarded to the Graham
High School. Silver medals were presented to all
winners of first places in the meet and bronze medals
were awarded to all winners of second places.
The decision of the judges stood four to one in
favor of the negative. Mr. W. S. Bernard, Associate
Professor of Greek in the University, in behalf of
all the Carolina inter-collegiate debaters, presented in
appropriate terms the Aycock Memorial Cup to the
winners, Charles Roddick and Clifton Eaton, of the
Winston-Salem High School. He told the affirmative
speakers that they had nothing to regret but on the
other hand much to prize for their hard fight kept up
all the way through. He told the negative speakers
of the obligations which the winning of the Aycock
Memorial Cup entailed. He paid high tribute to
Charles B. Aycock and to the old Di and Phi Socie-
ties which have provided in a democratic way train-
ing for thousands of members. It is the spirit of the
Di and Phi, he declared, which expresses itself in
the High School Debating Union.
Immediately following the presentation of the Cup,
the large audience adjourned to the Library where a
reception was tendered by the Societies in. honor of all
the visitors. The reception afforded an opportunity
for a general handshaking and a mingling together
which was thoroughly enjoyed by every one.
The high school debating committee served as a
central committee in. the entertainment of the visitors
to the Hill for this occasion. The members of the
faculty served as judges in the preliminaries which
lasted until the small hours of the night, and they
also entertained the twenty-four young lady debaters,
who came from as far east as Manteo and as far west
as Piney Creek, in Alleghany county. The students
of the University responded splendidly to the occa-
sion in a hearty desire to give the visitors a good
time. They gave of their time, money, and pleasure
to this end. The program of entertainment for their
two days' stay included the Carolina-Hampden-Sid-
ney baseball game, automobile rides generously pro-
vided by owners of automobiles in Chapel Hill, trips
to the Pickwick — Chapel Hill's classic picture show,
— the Inter-Scholastic Track Meet on Friday after-
noon, and the reception Friday night after the final
debate. A standard pin for debaters of the Union
has been adopted, and this was on sale during the two
days of the contest. A pennant emblematic of the
High School Debating Union is now being prepared,
and will be ready for distribution within a few weeks.
The High School Debating Uxion
The High School Debating Union is a permanent
affair. It has come to stay, and it is one of the very
biggest things that have ever happened along in the
history of the State of North Carolina. There is
universal praise of the Union from all sources. One
principal gave as his opinion before the final contest
was held, "I do not care especially which side wins or
what school is awarded the Cup, but take it any way
that you will the Debating Union is a wonderful vic-
tory for North Carolina of today and the future."
A superintendent writes "the Debating Union is a
splendid success. Keep up the good work and always
count on me." The superintendent of the Winston-
Salem schools says, "The winning of the Aycock
Memorial Cup is the greatest honor that has ever
come to our schools." With such a splendid spirit
of co-operation existing among the school men of the
State, the committee at Chapel Hill, which has al-
ready begun to plan for another year's contest, thinks
that it has solid ground for the hope that every secon-
dary and high school in North Carolina will be en-
rolled in the Union for the next great annual state-
wide contest in 1915.
The following schools were represented in the final
contest: Durham, Winston-Salem, Pleasant Garden,
Piney Creek, Glen Alpine, Boonville, Apex, Holly
Springs, Kinston, New Bern, Warrenton, Graham,
Lucama, Statesville, Asheville, Bethania, Belmont,
North Wilkesboro, Troutmans, Lumberton, Marsh-
ville, Dallas, Atkinson, Stem, Lenoir, King, Mt.
Ulla, Sylvan, Whi takers, Pikeville, Mason's Cross,
iChurchland, Snow Hill, Sparta, Belhaven, Manteo,
Gatesville, Stoneville, Clinton, Leaksville, and Went-
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FRIENDSHIP WINS INTER-SCHOLASTIC TRACK MEET
Seventy-five Athletes from Thirteen Schools Contest
The second annual inter-scholastic track meet of
North Carolina was held in Chapel Hill on Friday
afternoon, April 3rd, under the auspices of the
Greater Council and General Alumni Athletic Asso-
ciation of the University. The meet was carried on
speedily and was one of the 'best meets generally that
have ever been held in Chapel Hill. Thirteen schools
were represented as follows: Gatesville, Hillsboro,
Huntersville, Sanford, Washington, Asheville, Ba-
leigh, High Point, Friendship, Oak Eidge, Graham,
Lucama, Leaksville, and seventy-five athletes partici-
pated in the different events.
The Friendship High School, of Alamance county,
led in the meet with 27 points and thus was awarded
the trophy cup, which in the meet last year was won
by the High Point High School. Oak Eidge and
Graham came next with 13 points each, Ealeigh
with 10 points stood next, Hillsboro made 9 points,
Washington 8, Huntersville 5, High Point 3, Ashe-
ville 2. A special cup was offered for the school win-
ning the relay race, and this was awarded to the
Graham team. All winners of first places in the meet
received silver medals, and all winners of second
places received bronze medals.
The University enjoyed having these young ath-
letes here as much as she enjoyed having the high
school debaters. They were entertained while on the
Hill by the different county clubs, and everything
possible was done for their pleasure. The effect of
holding the inter-scholastic meet annually has
already been seen in a greatly increased interest in
track athletics in schools all over the State. This
Meet is a part of the regular high school activities of
the University, along with the Debating Union, the
Football Contest which was carried to such a suc-
cessful conclusion last Fall and the Baseball Contest
which is being initiated this Spring.
The records made in the different events together
with those winning places are as follows:
High Jump, 5 feet 7 inches: Davis, Hillsboro,
Mills, Ealeigh, tied for first ; Homewood, Friendship,
Mile Eun, 5.29; Moser, Friendship, first; Neely,
Oak Eidge, second; Bearden, Asheville, third.
440 Yard Eun, 59.4: Hornady, Friendship; Can-
non, High Point; Williams, Graham.
100-Yard Dash, 10 and 4-5 seconds: Perry, Gra-
ham; Weston, Washington; Sawyer, Asheville.
Pole Vault, 9 feet 6 inches: Giles, Oak Eidge;
Crowell, Oak Eidge ; Mills, Ealeigh, tied for second.
Shot Put, 41 feet: Davis, Hillsboro; W. Isley,
Friendship ; Kennedy, Oak Eidge.
880-Yard Eun, 2.16 : Eanson, Huntersville ; Moser,
Friendship ; Coleman, Oak Eidge.
120-Yard Low Hurdles, 17.1: Homewood, Friend-
ship ; Batchelor, Ealeigh ; Atkins, Oak Eidge.
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From Left to Right — Clifton Eaton and Charies Roddick,
Michael Kernodle and Miss Flonnie Cooper.
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Hammer Throw, 126.1: W. Isley, Friendship; J.
Broad Jump, 20 feet, 2 inches: Weston, Washing-
ton; Perry, Graham; Mills, Raleigh.
Relay Race, 2.25 1-5: Graham, Friendship, Wash-
The officials of the meet were : starter, J. F. Hoff-
man, Jr., time keepers, Ralph Spen.ce and C. E.
Ervin; judge of course, Dr. J. F. Royster; judges at
finish, Dr. George Howe, B. B. Sears, and E. Y.
Howell; announcer, J. T. Pritchett; assistants in
field events, Strong, Axley, and Parker; scorer, W.
In noting the large success of the meet particular
credit should be given to the officials and Oscar Leach,
C. E. Ervin, R. B. House, L. H. Ranson, J. E.
Holmes, Philip Woollcott, T. C. Boushall, H. B.
Black, Mebane Long, Wills Hunter, and others who
both financially and otherwise helped to make the
affair a success.
THE SUMMER SCHOOL GOES FORWARD
Credits for the A. B. and A. M. Degrees Will Hereafter be Given
The announcement of the University Summer
School for June 16-July 29, 1914, has just been is-
sued by Director X. W. Walker. The scope of the
work for the approaching session has been greatly en-
larged and the various departments much strengthen-
ed. Special work has been planned for:
1. Teachers of primary grades.
2. Teachers of grammar grades.
3. High School teachers and principals.
5. Teachers, superintendents, and others wishing
to pursue courses leading to the A. B. and A. M. de-
Special courses, as indicated by the announcement,
will be offered in Primary Methods, Grammar School
Methods, Secondary Education, the Common School
Branches, Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, Trigono-
metry, English Grammar, Composition and Litera-
ture, History, Physics, Chemistry, School Gardening,
Agriculture, Botany, Geography, Geology, Plays,
Games, Story-telling, Public School Music, Drawing,
Latin, Greek, German, Educational Psychology, Ex-
perimental Education, School Supervision, and Li-
In order to keep the school abreast with the needs
of the teachers of the State, twenty-two of the courses
offered will be opened to those who wish to do work
leading to the A. B. and A. M. degrees. In this-
way it will be possible for those who are under-grad-
uates to secure college credits of from three to four
hours during the session and for graduates of stand-
ard colleges to secure the A. M. degree for four Sum-
mers' study. The courses thus offered are centered
chiefly around the regular work of the School of
Education, and will be increased later as occasion de-
Among subjects to receive special emphasis are
those of Agriculture, Nature Study, Botany, and
Agricultural Chemistry. Dr. T. E. Turlington, of
the Farm Life School of Craven county will be in
charge of the work in Agriculture.
Plans have also been made for holding two con-
ferences for the benefit of rural life workers and high
school teachers. These will fall in the week, June
22-27, to be known as Rural Life Week, and will be
participated in by many visitors in addition to those
in regular attendance at the Summer School. Among
those expected to take part in the conferences are
Dr. Liberty H. Bailey, of Cornell, Prof. E. C. Bran-
son, of the State Normal School of Athens, Ga., Mr.
Clarence Poe, Hon. W. A. Graham, and Mrs. Jane
McKimmon, of Raleigh.
Provision is being made for the opening of the
University dormitories and the new Dining Hall, and
from advance requisitions for rooms indications point
to the most significant session in the history of the
THE MAGAZINE ISSUES A SPLENDID NUMBER FOR
The April Magazine reaches high water mark and
in three articles makes a special appeal to alumni.
The noteworthy articles from this special viewpoint
are "North Carolina's Trustee System," by W. P.
Fuller; "Fifty-four Years of the Y. M. C. A.," by
Philip Woollcott; and "Coach Trenchard: A Re-
view," an editorial in which Mr. Trenchard's work
is reviewed and his conflict with the administration as
to matters of athletic policy is pointed out.
GOOD ROADS CIRCULAR NO. 99.
The North Carolina Geological and Economic
Survey has just issued as Good Roads Circular No.
99, the "Use of the Abney Hand Level," by Professor
T. F. Hickerson, of the Department of Civil and
Highway Engineering. The circular comprises six
pages, ami aivcs a very complete description of the
a ivs in which this special level can be used by North
Carolina road engineers.
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
What The Review Has Longed for Has Happened— The Alumni Begin to Write
HOW THE SUMMER SCHOOL CAN HELP
Editor, Alumni Review:
Sir: — The Summer School of the University now
offers two courses : one to help those who are to enter
college ; another to help teachers who feel their lack of
preparation. This latter course leads to a certificate.
Judging from the numher of teachers from North
Carolina who attended the Summer School at Colum-
bia University last summer and summers previous
to that, there is quite a demand within the State for
more advanced courses of study at our University
Summer School. If one hundred can afford to go
from North Carolina to New York City, then five
hundred could attend the summer courses at Chapel
Hill. I believe they would do so provided the courses
were offered by experts, — men who are nationally
Of course there is a difficulty in knowing just
what the teachers want. We all know, or think we
do, what they need. They no doubt need instruction
or reviewing in Mathematics, English, Latin, Greek,
etc. As a matter of fact, a great many of them want
instruction in the actual handling of a class. They
want to see an expert teach a reading lesson in the
third grade, and then hear an expert like Dr. Mc-
Murray discuss the good and bad points of the work.
They want to see the Montessori methods in opera-
tion; above all, they want a good deal of practical
demonstration with the theory that is usually given.
We want to install a domestic science department
in the school in our town next year. One of our
teachers has had some work in this but is desirous of
attending a school this Summer and studying the ar-
rangement of the domestic science course. We are
writing letters to find the nearest school offering a
course worth while.
Drawing must be taught in the public schools: but
public school teachers say that the usual summer
courses do not help them much. I understand that
they teach "art" instead of drawing.
So it is with writing.
But to return to the present courses offered at
Chapel Hill, — I think that if courses were offered
leading to all degrees except Ph. D., more of us
could induce teachers to attend, — not just one sum-
mer, but for consecutive summers.
It seems to me that enlarging the scope of the
summer work is right in line with the University's
present policy of carrying the college into the State.
Frederick Archer, '04.
Selma, N. C.
WHY NOT AN ALUMNI CATALOGUE?
Editor, Alumni Review:
Sir: — Among the needs of the University as set
forth from time to time there is one which has not
been mentioned, — at least in the Alumni Review.
This need, while not altogether pressing, if supplied,
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THE ALUMNI REVIEW
would work as one of the agencies toward cementing
the interests of the alumni, and help to produce a
stronger alumni feeling such as is absolutely neces-
sary to keep them more actively behind that institu-
One of the first signs of new life among the Uni-
versity forces was tiie organization of the alumni.
This was felt to be absolutely essential in ushering the
University into a life of new and modern usefulness,
for it was felt that the alumni, the permanent repre-
sentatives of the University sent out among the
communities of the State, were the ones who, by
their efforts and by their representation, could prepare
the field, viz., the people, to expect great things, to
hope for great things, and to co-operate for great
things from the logical and actual head of the State's
It was felt, and accurately so, that the alumnus
could be, properly inspired, a strong crusader against
forces of prejudice which have existed — not so much
by his boasting' of his institution, but by his conduct,
by eliciting the comment, "He's a graduate of the
The Alumni Review was one of the mediums for
inspiring the alumnus, for impelling him to righteous
self conduct, for making him an exponent of the best
things for the public, as much as for keeping him in-
formed of his alma mater. Verily, from such infor-
mation from '"home," monthly though it be, he should
feel the flow of ideals.
I do not believe an alumni catalogue would be
better than this — it could not be as good. Yet, as
one of the agencies, and all of us are more susceptible
to two agencies, or three, or four, than to a lesser
ntunber, an alumni catalogue, modern, handy, and
too handsome to be lost, would act as quite an in-
fluence toward keeping strong an interest in the in-
That is the main value of it — though right now,
since I think on't, I would like to know where I
could write one of the best friends I had while in
school, and I suppose nobody in the State could give
me the address. An alumni catalogue should.
The volume I suggest should contain the names of
matriculates, class, degree, present occupation, and
address or notation of death. Printed on thin paper
in small type, with plain but substantial binding, it
should prove serviceable. Corrections, of course,
should be made at intervals to keep the publication
THE DEBATING UNION STIMULATES
Editou. Alumni Review:
Sir: — For two reasons, Mr. Editor, I wish to take oc-
casion to point out the High School Debating Union's
merit as a stimulator of interest in debating among
the boys in the different high schools over the State;
first, because I hope that such a discussion of the
High School Debating Union may be of assistance
tn those interested in literary society work in the
high school; and second, because I think that it will
be a source of gratification to other alumni to know
that the Union does serve such a worthy purpose.
In our work with the societies here in the Charlotte
High School we have found the High School Debat-
ing Union of immense value in stimulating interest,
and the recognition of just one thing in the mental
makeup of the ordinary high school boy I am sure
will enable any literary society director to make of
the Union a very effective stimulator. The average
high school boy has not grown up to the place where
he possesses mental self-reliance. The high school
boy may think that debating is a good thing, but when
he looks about him, he sees that athletics and many
other things come in for more attention, applause —
reward ; and, consequently, he goes in for these other
things. He hasn't the requisite amount of mental
self-reliance to go in for debating on his own "hook,"
with practically no one standing behind him to urge
him on. The Union can abundantly remedy this
trouble. Let your high school boy know, more than
this, make him feel that the University — and our
University sounds big to the high school boy these
days — thinks enough of debating to spend time and
money to organize a debating union for high school
boys, and the boy's one time faint idea that debating
is a good thing becomes a conviction. The problem
of stimulating interest in debate is then solved. The
High School Debating Union backed by the Univer-
sity's prestige, and expressive of the University's in-
terest in. the boys of the State, supplies the amount of
encouragement and backing necessary to make our
high school boys go in for debate with vim and deter-
A stimulator and a tonic is what the Debating
Union has been to our society work here in the Chai"-
lotte High School; naturally, therefore, we feel very
grateful to those who have labored so faithfully to
make the Union the success that it is.
Yours very truly,
C. r'Whakton, '12.
Charlotte, K C.
K S. Plummeu, '10.
Greensboro, N. C.
Dr. J. T. J. Morefield has located in Hillsboro.
N. C, for the practice of medicine.
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
CAROLINA 1, WILLIAM AND MARY 0.
Carolina won from William and Mary March
26th by the score of 1 to 0. The game was feature-
less save for the pitching of Shields, a mere lad in
the freshnian class. The lone tally was on an error.
R. H. E.
Carolina i 5 1
William and Mary o 7 5
Batteries: Shields and Woodall; Garrett and Lehwann.
Struck out by Shields 8, by Garrett 4. Umpire Kluttz.
WEST VIRGINIA WESLEYAN 5, CAROLINA 2-
The two to five errors account largely for the
five to two score in Wesleyan's victory over Carolina.
Slow work in right field enabled Lambert to round
the bases. Cornwell lifted the ball into the woods
back of the left field fence. Johnson's hitting was a
West Va. Wesleyan
R. H. E.
5 4 2
Two base hits, Johnson, Watkins. Three base hits, John-
son. Home runs, Lambert, Cornwell. Stolen bases, Bailey,
K., Woodall, Ollom, Daniels, Neale. Hits off Watkins, 4;
off Peery 2 in 5 innings, off Stansberry, 5 in 2 2-3 innings ;
off Cornwell, I in 1 1-3 innings. Struck out, by Watkins, 13;
by Stansberry, 1 ; by Cornwell, 1. Base on balls, off Watkins,
4; off Peer}', 1. Double plays, Curtis to Lambert; Smith to
Lambert. Earned runs, Carolina I ; Wesleyan 2. Left on
bases Carolina 6, Wesleyan 8. Time of game 1 09. Umpire
VERMONT 3, CAROLINA 2.
Vermont's outfield took a pretty game from Caro-
lina to the amount of 3 to 2. Spear had good stuff
and back of him played three fielders who were either
there or thereabouts both coming and going. Williams
showed great undeveloped pitching strength.
R. H. E.
3 4 5
Two base hits H. Bailey, Linnehan. Struck out by Williams
8, by Spear 6. Bases on balls Williams 1, Spear 1. Hit by pitch-
er, by Williams 2, (Peery, Mayforth). Earned runs Carolina I.
Left on bases, Carolina 4, Vermont 6. Double plays, H. Bailey
to Patterson, Fitzpatrick to Mayforth. Passed balls, Woodall,
Mayforth. Wild pitch, Williams 2. Time of game, 1 :5o. Um-
CAROLINA 4, AMHERST 4.
( larolina tied the first game in the double header
with Amherst by the dogfall of 4 to 4. Aycock
pitched his first game this season with something of
his old form. Hubert Bailey totalled six bases out
of five times at the bat. Rousseau who had been laid
off for a game came back with peppery fielding at
short and a home run to right.
R. H. E.
Amherst 4 5 4
Carolina 4 6 2
Stolen bases, Litchfield, Long. Two base hits, H. Bailey.
Three base hits, H. Bailey, Swasey. Home run, Rousseau.
Struck out, by Aycock 10, by McGay 5. Base on balls, Ay-
cock 2, McGay 2. Sacrifice hits, K. Bailey, Patterson, Rous-
seau, Sicard. Earned runs, Carolina 4, Amherst 2. Left on
bases, Carolina 5, Amherst 3. Time of game, 1 135. Umpire
CAROLINA 2, AMHERST 0.
The second game was continued in the drizzling
rain and at the end of the appointed five innings the
score stood 2 to in favor of the Varsity. Both
runs were scored in the first inning. Litchfield reach-
ed first on error and went to second on K. Bailey's
sacrifice. On third's error of Patterson's drive Litch-
field scored. Patterson counted on H. Bailey's single.
R. H. E.
Amherst o 3 1
Carolina 2 3 1
Stolen bases, Woodall, Patterson. Sacrifice hits, K. Bailey.
Two base hits, Long, Washburn. Three base hits, Strahan.
Struck out, by Watkins 4, by Seamans 2. Bases on balls,
Watkins 3, Seamans 1. Earned runs, Carolina 1. Left on
bases, Carolina 5, Amherst 6. Double plays, Rousseau to
Bailey. Umpire Kluttz.
The program for commencement, May 31, June
1, 2, and 3, 1914, is given as follows for the benefit
of those planning to be present:
Sunday, May 31
11:00 A. M. Baccalaureate Sermon, Dr. Edgar
P. Hill, of Chicago.
8:00 P. M. Sermon before the Young Men's
Christian Association, Dr. O. E. Brown, of Vander-
Monday, June 1.
9 :30 A. M. Seniors form in front of Memorial
Hall and march to Chapel for prayer.
10:30 A. M. Senior Class-Day exercises in Ger-
rard Hall. Orations by members of the graduating
class in the contest for the Mangum medal.
5 :30 P. M. Closing exercises of the Senior Class.
7:30 P. M. Annual joint banquet of the Dialectic
and Philanthropic Literary Societies in the Dining
9 :30 P. M. Anniversary meetings of the Literary
Societies in their respective Halls.
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Tuesday, June 2.
10:3ii A. M. Alumni Address, by Judge Augustus
Van Wyck, '64, of Xew York City. Class reunion
exercises of the elasses of 1864, 1889, 1894, 1904,
12:30 P. M. Business meeting of the Alumni
1 :30 P. M. Alumni Luncheon, in the Dining
8:00 P. M. Annual meeting of the Board of
Trustees in Chemistry Hall.
8:30 P. M. Annual debate between representa-
tives of rln- Dialectic and Philanthropic Literary So-
10:00 P. M. Reception in the Library by the
President and Faculty.
Wednesday, Jttxe 3.
10:45 A. M. Academic procession forms in front
of Alumni Building.
11:00 A. M. Commencement exercises in Me-
morial Hall. Commencement address by Hon. W.
C. Redfield, Secretary of the United States Depart-
ment of Commerce. Announcements by the Presi-
dent. Degrees conferred. Presentation of Bibles.
THE CATALOGUE, 1913-14
The changes in the University Catalogue, just
off the press, indicate clearly, and with the brevity
of a catalogue, the direction and the extent of the
recent growth of the institution.
There are two new chapters, one entitled the School
of Education, the other the Bureau of Extension. The
former sets forth all the activities of the newly form-
ed normal branch of the University, explains the re-
quirements for the teacher's certificate which is given
for specialized work in the regular course for the
bachelor'^ degree, ami outlines the various courses of
instruction. The curse- of Prof. L. A. Williams are
offered this year for the first time. The other new
chapter is a summary of the work of the University
Extension Department. It contains a brief state-
ment of the public service performed by each of the
-even sub-divisions of the Bureau, gives a list of the
lectures offered by the Faculty, and announce- the
correspondence courses at present given. Only from
such a summary a- this — which, by the way. will be
reprinted from the catalogue — can one form an ap-
proximate idea of bhe extent of the work and of the
general participation in it by nearly all members of
Throughout, the courses "f instruction have under-
gone such revision as continuous growth each year
tes. The newly created Department of Elec-
trical Engineering, under Prof. I I has been
separated from the Department of Physics and ap-
- in a different place in the catalogue. The entire
announcement of the courses in Electricity has been
revised, and new courses have been add h the
undergraduate and graduate section-. Changes are
also to be found in the Department of English, where
Prof. Greenlaw's courses are announced for the first
time, and in the Department of German, where addi-
tional courses are given by Professors Brown and
Ehyne. In the Department of Mathematics, Prof.
Henderson offers a new course in Analytic Geometry,
and in the Department of Zoology Prof. Wilson an-
nounces a course for High School teachers.
THE FACTS IN THE GAMBLING INCIDENT
Through the holdup of a check at a local bank, a
"crap" game was discovered in which were involved
six students, the track trainer ami several citize -
the town. The students were immediately dis-
missed from College, the trainer's conn,
with the University instantly ceased. and
four of the students and the others involved
were bound over to court ami fined from ten
to twenty dollars. In Sunday's papers a long story'
appeared playing the case up in a spectacular manner.
At mail time students, as is their custom, gathered at
tin- postoffice. When one of the student- saw that his
name had been published in some of the state papers
for participating in a crap game he went over to
the correspondent, put his hand on his shoulder, and
asked for an explanation. The students standing
nearest induced this student with little effort to leave
the correspondent. Xot a single blow was pass
This incident was sensationally colored up in
terms by the correspondent. There were students
and professors in the postoffice as a part of the "mob"
who did not know that anything had happened. The
anger that was naturally felt by some was not even
suggestive of mob violence. The postmaster and his
assistants who were in the postoffice the whole time
diil not know that anything had happened. Only a
small number of students knew that anything was
said to have happened until they saw it glaring' in the
newspapers next morning. The overwrought ruis-
representations have run their own course. The facts
stand out in unbroken clearness that the heart of the
University was never mure vigorous and sound and
clean, and that the student behavior in the postoffice
was in keeping with the most orderly year the Uni-
versity has known in this and perhaps in any college
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
MEDS RECEIVE HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS
The following medical students 1910-12 graduat-
ing from various medical schools in 1914 have re-
ceived hospital appointments:
University of Pennsylvania: W. H. Sloan and L.
F. Turlington, St. Vincent's in Birmingham, Ala. ;
T. E. Wilkerson and J. K. Allison, Presbyterian., in
Philadelphia, Pa. ; W. P. Belk, Episcopal in Phila-
Jefferson Medical College : I. M. Boykin, Pennsyl-
vania in Philadelphia, Pa. ; S. A. Saunders and 1ST.
F. Eodman, Presbyterian in Phildelphia, Pa. ; K.
E. Parrish, Jefferson in Philadelphia, Pa. ; P. A.
Petree, St. Marys in Philadelphia, Pa.; J. S.
Kendrick and A. S. Oliver, West Pennsylvania in
Pittsburg, Pa. ; K. B. Pace, Gouverner at New-
York, N. Y. ; P. B. Means, Blackwell's Island at
New York, N. Y.
Johns Hopkins University: J. M. Venable, at St.
Luke's, New York, N. Y.
Tulane Medical School: J. A. Speight and A. J.
Warren, Town Infirmary and Charity Hospital in
New Orleans, La.
G. A. Wheeler, Med., '09-11, University of Vir-
ginia, '13, passed the examination for appointment as
Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Public Health and Marine
Hospital Service, held in Washington, D. O, stand-
ing second in a class of seven. He has been engaged
as Acting Assistant Surgeon under Dr. C. W. Stiles
at Wilmington, N. C.
William Faulkner, Med., '11-'13, made the highest
grade in applied anatomy in the recent examination
held at the University of Pennsylvania.
Junior Week is just one week ahead beginning on
Wednesday night, April the twenty-second, and end-
ing Friday night, April the twenty-fourth. The pro-
gram promises an enlargement of the scope of activi-
ties and a more general participation by the student
body. For five years Junior Week has been an occasion
of University festivity and has grown in interest each
year. In, 1909 the Senior Circus and the Junior
Promenade featured the inauguration of Junior
Week. This year the Sophomore and Freshman
classes will have a representative part in the gaiety
of the Junior Season. Many alumni will come back
to enjoy the festivities.
The Program .
Wednesday night — 7 :30 P. M., The Junior Ora-
torical Contest for the Carr Medal; 9:30 P. M., the
annual dance of the Junior Order of Gorgons Head.
Thursday morning — 10:00 A. M., College Field
Thursday afternoon — 3 :00 P. M., Varsity vs. Fed-
erals. The Order of Gimghouls at home to the Col-
Thursday night — 7:30 P. M., concert by Meeks,
Epps, Wright, and Harris; 9:30 P. M., The Junior
Friday morning— 10 :00 A. M., The Class Stunts.
Friday afternoon — 3 :30 P. M., Baseball, Faculty
Friday night— 7:30 P. M., Senior Stunts; 9:30
German Club Dance.
CAROLINA'S LATEST LAWYERS
By furnishing twenty-seven out of the total num-
ber of forty-seven men who passed the law examina-
tion at Raleigh, February 2, 1914, the University
Law School has again shown that as a law school,
few schools, if any at all, have it beaten. It is also a
noticeable fact that twenty-seven out of twenty-eight
of the appliqants from Carolina passed. The one
who failed to pass had failed to pass here and had
not received a certificate as had the other twenty-seven.
The successful young men are : Lowry Axley, Mur-
phy; Charles Boone Bolick, Franklin; William
Baugkam Campbell, Washington ; Claude Carl Can-
ady, Benson; Walter W. Cook, Fayetteville ; William
S. Coulter, Newton ; William H. Cowles, Wilkes-
boro; Orville Thomas Davis, Waynesville; William
C. Davis, Charlotte ; Robert E. Hamlett, Troy ;
Ralph V. Kidd, Charlotte; John Rockwell Kenyon,
Newton ; Joseph Gilmer Leatherwood, Waynesville ;
Joseph Raymond Lee, Faison; William Holt Oates,
Hendersonville ; Alexander Bate Outlaw, Elizabeth
City; Ezra Parker, Benson; Julius Addison Rous-
seau, Wilkesboro; Ernest C. Ruffin, Whitaker; Paris
Cecil Smith, Swannanoa; Walter Frank Taylor,
Faison : Samuel Fariss Teague, Goldsboro ; Edward
Lloyd Tilley, Bahama ; Ernest Rudolph Tyler, Roxo-
bel; Fitzhugh E. Wallace, Faison; William Claude
West, Wests Mill; Warren R. Williams, Sanford.
Marvin L. Rich, a former University student who
has studied law in Washington, D. G, also received
his license. — O. C. Nance.
CHILD LABOR MEETING
Governor Craig appointed the following Univer-
sity men as delegates to the recent meeting of the
National Child Labor Association held in New Or-
leans March 14-18: Bishop Joseph B. Cheshire,
Heriot Clarkson, David Stern and Bishop Robert
Strange. W. H. Swift was one of the leading speak-
ers at the meeting.
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
ALUMNI RETURN FOR THE BIG MEETS
Among the Carolina men who attended the final
contest of the Debating Union and the track meet,
held in Chapel Hill on April 3rd, were :
A. H. Wolfe and P. H. Gwynn, of Durham ; C. B.
Hoke, of Winston-Salem; F. L. Foust, of Pleasant
Garden; E. M. Coulter, of Glen Alpine; John C.
Lockhart, of Apex; W. T. Strupe, of Bethania; E.
C. Willis, of North Wilkesboro; R. H. Claytor, of
Stem; G. O. Rogers, of Lenoir; B. E. Isley, of Snow
Camp ; E. W. Morrison, of New Bern ; J. H. Allen,
of Pikeville; E. W. Joyner, of Manteo; E. A.
Thompson, of Gatesville ; Eugene Trivette, of Stone-
ville; S. E. Leonard, of Kenly; T. E. Story, of Bay
Leaf ; G. B. Phillips, of Raleigh ; Horace Sisk, of
High Point; J. W. Carter, of Oak Ridge; 0. J.
Coffin, State News Editor of the Charlotte Daily Ob-
server; Nixon S. Plummer, City Editor of the
Greensboro Daily News.
CAROLINA'S RECENT ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS
Students in electrical engineering at the Univer-
sity have recently given splendid account of them-
selves. J. M. Labberton, '13, formerly assistant in
electrical engineering in the University is an. instruc-
tor in the educational department of the Westing-
house Electric and Manufacturing Company. He
writes that Carolina men in the student apprentice
company at the Westinghouse shops rank third in
training, the only other students ranking higher be-
ing those from the very highly specialized engineer-
ing departments of Cornell and Purdue. Thad Voils,
'12, is an electrical engineer for the Westinghouse
Company in Cincinnati. A. R. Martin, '12, is a sales
engineer with the detail and supply department of
the Westinghouse Company at East Pittsburgh, Pa.
L. L. Abernethy, ex-'14, is with the Southern Public
Utilities Company at Charlotte.
PROFESSOR HOLMES LECTURES
Professor Joseph A. Holmes, Director of the U.
S. Bureau of Mines, gave two lectures to Ui; ; .^ersity
audiences during April that are worth more than
passing notice. The first was on "Alaska, Our North-
western Empire," and the second, given under the
auspices of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society,
"The Development of the Mining Industry of the
United States." Both were illustrated with lantern
slides and with moving pictures. Dr. Holmes was
formerly State Geologist of North Carolina, and was
for many years Professor of Geology in the Univer-
DR. S. B. TURRENTINE INAUGURATED
Dr. S. B. Turrentine, '81, for a number of years
minister and presiding elder in the western North
Carolina Methodist Conference, was formally inaugu-
rated President of Greensboro College for Women,
March 18th. A large number of educators from
North Carolina and other States participated in the
ceremonies of the occasion. Acting-Dean M. H.
Stacy represented the University and responded to
one of the toasts.
THE Y. M. C. A. ELECTS OFFICERS
The Y..M. C. A. has elected the following officers
for the ensuing year, president, Walter P. Fuller;
vice-president, Thomas 0. Boushall ; treasurer,
Robert B. House; and secretary, F. O. Clarkson.
The retiring officers are James E. Holmes, president;
H. S. Willis, vice-president ; J. Albert Holmes, treas-
urer; and Ralph C. Spence, secretary.
GOV. CRAIG APPOINTS DELEGATES
Gov. Craig has recently appointed Dr. J. G. deR.
Hamilton, of the faculty, and Dr. G. T. Winston and
Secretary Josephus Daniels, of the alumni, delegates
to the. annual meeting of the American Academy of
Political and Social Science held in Philadelphia,
Friday and Saturday, April 3 and 4.
A. AND M. TRUSTEES
Governor Craig has issued commissions to Fleet-
wood W. Dunlap, of Wadesboro ; Matt H. Allen, of
Goldsboro ; J. E. Swain, of Asheville ; and W. P.
Stacy, of Wilmington, as members of the board of
trustees of the North Carolina College of Agriculture
and Mechanic Arts.
T. D. WARREN ELECTED CHAIRMAN
At a meeting of the Democratic State Executive
Committee in Raleigh in March, T. D. Warren, '95,
of New Bern, was unanimously elected chairman to
succeed Charles A. Webb, '89, resigned.
Professor Collier Cobb was one of the speakers at
a joint meeting of the Association of American Geo-
graphers and the American Geographical Society in
New York on April 4th, his subject being "The
Forest of Sunburst: A Study in Antkropo-geo-
graphy." He also gave an account of observations
on wind action in past geological time in The Kee-
wal in of Northern Ontario at a meeting of the Boston
Society of Natural History, April 1st.
Rev. L. P. Howard, pastor of Memorial Methodist
'church, of Durham, preached the University sermon
for March on Sunday the 15th.
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
To be issued monthly except in July, August, September
and January, by the General Alumni Association of the
University of North Carolina.
Board of Publication
The Review is edited by the following Board of Publication :
Louis R. Wilson, '99 Editor
Associate Editors: Walter Murphy, '92; E. K. Graham, '98;
Archibald Henderson, '98; W. S. Bernard, '00; J. K.
Wilson, '05; Louis Graves, '02; F. P. Graham, '09; Ken-
neth Tanner, '11.
E. R. Rankin, '13 Managing Editor
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CLIPPINGS FROM THE PRESS
CIVIC EDUCATION THROUGH DISCUSSION
['Commendation of a very high order has been
given the basic idea of the Bulletin on Public Dis-
cussion and Debate recently issued in the Extension
Series. This commendation comes from the United
States Bureau of Education in the form of a circular
letter addressed to .educators and social workers
throughout the entire United States, having been
written by Arthur W. Dunn under the direcri.ni of
the Commissioner of Education. — Editor.]
The arousing of a State-wide civic consciousness
and civic interest among young and old by means of
discussion of live questions of local concern in the
schoolhouse and at the country cross-roads, is the
undertaking of the University of North .Carolina.
The University stands on the doctrine of Wendell
Phillips that "agitation is education. Agitation is
marshalling the conscience of a nation to mold its
"With a record of emphasis upon debate from its
founding in IT'.».">, the University has gone about it
to systematize ami universalize discussion of every
conceivable question of vital local interest, not only
by the youth of the State in the high schools, but by
adult organizations of farmers, of women, or of any
other available group.
For some years graduates of the University have
established debating clubs in the schools where they
have gone to teach, members of the facility have ans-
wered communications, and materials have been sent
to all parts of the State from the University library
and the State library commission. Recently a high
school debating union was organized, including more
than one hundred schools, to conduct State-'wide
As a part of its extensive plans in this direction,
the Extension Bureau of the University has just
issued a manual on Public Discussion and Debate
"to stimulate discussion of public questions chiefly
by high school students, but also by community clubs
and public organization." This manual suggests a
large number of questions of immediate interest in
north Carolina. A considerable number of the ques-
tions are analyzed, arguments pro and con being
given. References arc given to easily available mater-
ial, much of which may be obtained by application to
the University, to the library commission, or to public
offices. In addition to this, instructions are given as
to how to organize for such discussions and how to
While some of the questions suggested for discus-
sion are of national significance, the chief value of
the work of the University lies in the way it focuses
attention upon real problems of immediate local con-
cern. For example, it is ''Resolved,
"That — — County should provide a medical
inspector of schools ;
"That all county officers in County should
be nominated through a legalized direct primary;
''That the stockman is a worse enemy to the forests
of North Carolina than the lumberman ;
"That the town of should establish a tax-
supported library ;
"That it is expedient for County to in-
crease the salaries of its public school-teachers at
least 25 per cent ;
"That, the farmers of should form a co-
operative marketing association."
These are only illustrative of a wide range of sub-
The manual points out that ''public discussion in.
North Carolina during the past decade has under-
gone a most desirable change. Emphasis hitherto
placed largely on things political and national, is be-
ing placed on questions affecting the every day life
of North Carolina. To make this change even more
far-reaching, every North Carolina community
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should resolve itself into a community club and de-
vote itself seriously to the quiet, persistent study of
its economic, social, educational, and religious prob-
''The plan of organization and the method of pro-
cedure in such clubs should be simpler than of school
societies. Their object should be open, frank, earnest
discussion. The building up of a strong, constructive,
community spirit, and the community interest should
be a second object. Out of such discussions, charac-
terized by such a spirit, will inevitably come the solu-
tion of problems upon which the welfare of the com-
munity absolutely depends.
"If a place of meeting is the only obstacle in the
way of the formation of such a club, the local school-
house can well be used for this purpose. It ought
to be widely used and made the real social center of
UNIVERSITY'S VITAL RELIGION
The Observer cannot pass by without commenting
editorially upon the news dispatch in yesterday morn-
ing's paper which gave in detail the work of the Y.
M. C. A. of the University for the negroes of Chapel
Hill. Under the auspices of the Association a series
of lectures was given upon North Carolina's negro
problem by members of the faculty, and thereupon
a department was established by the young men for
the study of the problem. The work of this depart-
ment has been to make a careful, house-to-house in-
vestigation into the living conditions of the negroes
of the village ; to conduct Sunday schools for them ;
and, most important of all, to carry on, five nights out
of the week, a night school where negro boys who work
all day can receive instruction in the elements of edu-
In oldeu times the religious work of college stu-
dents consisted in listening to lectures by spectacled
professors upon the battles of the Book of Joshua and
in reciting the names of the Kings of Israel with the
dates of each. But nowadays, the spirit of democracy
has crept — crept back — into religious work. Within
their Y. M. C. A. organizations the students conduct
Bible classes of themselves, for themselves and by
themselves and the inspiration which they receive
from these self-conducted classes is so great that it
expresses itself in practical work such as that now be-
ing carried on at the University. The secretary of
the Y. M. C. A. of the University is Mr. Frank P.
Graham of Charlotte, the son of Prof. Alexander
Craham. Under his leadership the University Asso-
ciation is becoming the leading student Association
of the South. We congratulate him and bid him
Godspeed in his work. — Charlotte Observer, March 2.
THE HIGH SCHOOL DEBATES
At the high school debates to be held in one hun-
dred and fifty towns in the State on Friday night of
this week thirty thousand North Carolinians will
hear discussed by six hundred youthful debaters the
question of the initiative and referendum. These de-
bates will be of great interest not only to the speakers
themselves, but also to the listeners who are going to
hear matters of instructive value. The occasion is
the holding of the preliminary debates in the second
annual contest of the North Carolina Debating Union,
conducted by the Dialectic and Philanthropic Lit-
erary Societies of the University of North Carolina.
North Carolinians are unusually well informed
about political problems, and they like to discuss and
hear discussed governmental questions. The success-
ful organization of those among the rising genera-
tion who are interested in public speaking and poli-
tical thinking into a Debating Union is a fine means
of allowing the youth of the State to inform itself
carefully and fully — and to instruct their elders, too,
perhaps — in regard to problems of government thai,
although they do not have to be settled tomorrow, will
surely come up for decision in the life time of the
majority of those who speak on Friday night. It will
lead to saner and more jirogressive political thinking.
Training for leadership in the settling of such prob-
lems as the initiative and referendum is certain to be
the result of this movement organized by the Literary
Societies of the University of North Carolina, which
by means of this are rendering a distinct service to the
State. — News and Observer, March, ISth.
UNIVERSITY FACULTY'S REACH
One of the most interesting features of the presi-
dent's report just issued from the University of
North Carolina is the section which records the ac-
tivities of the University faculty during the past
year. The facts given in this section show an extra-
ordinary activity on the part of the faculty. One
hundred and sixty-one addresses, largely of a popular
nature, have been given by these gentlemen in North
Carolina in the past 12 months, and 61 articles and
books, the latter of a more scholarly nature, have
been published as well. In addition, the faculty has
published five numbers of the Elisha Mitchell Scien-
tific Journal, three numbers of the James Sprunt
Historical Publications, two volumes of Studies in
Philology, four numbers of the High School Bulletin.
These are regular publications issued throughout the
year. We doubt if any faculty in a college south of
Baltimore can show so large an output.
In this connection the Observer will call attention
to a new department recently established at the
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University. It is the department of Applied Eco-
nomics and Rural Sociology. This department will
make a direct and scientific study of the economic
and sociological conditions of North Carolina. The
object of its work will be to discover and devise ways
in which rural conditions in North Carolina can be
bettered. This is a kind of University extension
work that appeals to us strongly. We hope that great
good will come. — Charlotte Observer. February 22,
the University of Virginia. — News and Observer,
March 18, 1914.
TWO HELPFUL AGENCIES
For the benefit of the many North Carolina boys
and girls and older persons who write The Progres-
sive Farmer for material to help them in debates or
the preparation of speeches, we wish to say that
we unfortunately do not have material to offer in such
cases, but we are glad to mention two public agencies
that can help them and will do so gladly and freely.
These are the Bureau of Extension, University of
North Carolina, Chapel Hill, N. C, and the State
Library Commission, Raleigh, N. C. The Library
Commission will furnish books and magazines bear-
ing on the subject you indicate — the borrower to pay
postage both ways — and the University Bureau of
Extension will give specific information and general
help when desired. Our Farmers' Union brethren
will often find it worth while to consult both these
agencies in arranging programs for local or county
meetings. — Progressive Farmer, March 7, 1914.
BRANSON FOR NORTH CAROLINA
About the 'best educational news for the State this
month is the announcement that Eugene C. Branson,
former President of the State Normal School of
Athens, Georgia, will become professor of applied
economics and rural sociology in the University of
Prof. Branson is an educational pragmatist. He
studies conditions even more ardently than text-books,
and makes his class-room work function in the every-
day economics of living. Through the new chair of
applied economics and rural sociology in the Univer-
sity, he will introduce a new and vital element into
the educational work of the State. — 'North Carolina
Education, March, 1914.
ALUMNI REVIEW IS OUT
The Alumni Review, published by the University
of North Carolina, is out in its second volume and
fifth number. It is one of the finest college publica-
tions that ever came out in this country. One of the
leaders is a splendid article by Dr. C. A. Smith, of
" I find the Alumni Review intensely interesting
and congratulate you heartily on its insides and out-
Raleigh, N. C-
" I congratulate you on the success with which you
have been conducting the Review, which is always
a welcome visitor."
Wilmington, N. C.
" The Bureau of Extension is doing a wonderful
work both for the University and the State. In car-
rying out its program of service it is advertising the
University in a worth-while capacity to a great many
folks who have held an hostile opinion. And it is a
good sign to alumni of a new, forward-looking
Raleigh, N. C.
" I wish to congratulate you upon the progressive
work of your Bureau of Extension."
Washington, N. C.
" I am writing to thank you for a copy of the Uni-
versity of North Carolina Record, Extension Series
No. 1, containing ' A Professional Library for Teach-
ers in Secondary Schools.' This is a good piece of
work you have done. Please send me, if possible, a
dozen copies of it."
" We thank you for the copy of ' A Professional
Library for Teachers,' sent to this library. May I
have a personal copy of this very suggestive list ?"
Lumberton, N. C.
" The copy of your Bulletin No. 2 has been re-
ceived and after a careful examination I am con-
vinced that it can be used to a decided advantage in
our public school libraries. If you will send me forty
copies I will see to it that they are distributed where
they will do most good."
Columbia, S. C.
" I have received a copy of your Extension Series
No. 2 in which I am deeply interested."
" Please send me twenty copies of Bulletin No. 5
on the Initiative and Referendum."
Professor C. L. Raper attended the meeting of the
Conference for Education in the South, April 9-11,
at Louisville, Ky.
The University of Minnesota sent seventy-four
delegates to the Student Volunteer Convention at
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AN EXECUTIVE SECRETARY FOR THE ALUMNI
The Alumni Council at a meeting in Durham on
March the 10 th resolved to lay before the Board of
Trustees and the Geneial Alumni Association. *.t
their respective meetings on June the 2nd, a definite
request to create jointly an office whose incumbent
shall be known as Executive-Secretary of the Alumni
or by some more appropriate title.
The Council will recommend that this officer be
made a member of the University faculty and be re-
quired to reside at Chapel Hill and devote all his
time to the duties of his office. His functions as
secretary of the Alumni shall be, for example, to as-
sist in the organization of new county and city alum-
ni associations ; to suggest and aid in furthering acti-
vities of organized associations; to collect data about
widely scattered and now lost alumni, data for the
publication of a General Catalogue of the Alumni,
perhaps the most poignant need at present in Univer-
sity activities, from the view point of both efficiency
and sentiment; to publish the Alumni Review. His
functions as an officer of the University are to be de-
termined by special need as interpreted by the Exe-
cutive. For example, there is an insistent demand
for a man unhampered by academic duties to man-
age the machinery of the Extension Lectures Bureau
and a bureau for the supply of teachers to schools.
He should be the genera] field agent of the University.
Suffice it that there is multifold work sufficient to
tax the ability of a very capable man. Much of this
work is now being done by the teaching members of
the faculty, at a loss in efficiency in the lecture room
and other purely academic activities, as well as a loss
to the extension work itself from unavoidable lack of
The Council will recommend that the salary of the
officer be paid partly out of a general fund contribut-
ed by the alumni, partly by special appropriation by
the Board of Trustees, the proper division to be de-
tenu i nod upon.
The qualifications for such an office, it is clear, are
very high. Its incumbent should be an alumnus of
the University, well acquainted with its history and
keenly sensitive to its traditions and to the North
Carolina -pint. Energy and enthusiasm might
bring failure without tad and self-restraint. He
will rub elbows with the besl of scholars and be en-
tertained in the homes of the plain people of North
Carolina. It will be in bis power more than any
others to interpret the University to the people and
create for it possibilities of new usefulness to them.
All the while there will be the crowding details of
his office calling for the very highest business efficien-
cy. There is such a man somewhere, the demand for
his is insistent. Will the trustees and alumni bring
the two together ? It will cost, but every cent thus
spent will firing dividends eventually, not in cents
but service. — W. S. B.
A notable occasion in the mental life of the student
body was the reading of his own poems by Alfred
]SToyes on the evening of March 25. The episode
marks a new step forward in our attitude towards
literature and the life of the spirit. Surely it is a
matter of signal moment to all of us that a poet can
come here and be greeted by an audience that reached
to the roof. To everyone there that night, something
not less inspiring than the impetuous poetry of Noyes
was the collective sense of the crowd, its unit charac-
ter. How often is the effect of a public occasion
spoiled through indifference, half-heartedness, or ill-
concealed boredom '. There was no hint of this at the
reading by Noyes. It is doubtful if Noyes, anywhere,
ever encountered a more intelligently responsive au-
dience. Such a spirit is a genuine asset — its value to
the University cannot be calculated. It unites us
here with the best everywhere — it sets the standard
to which it is most desirable for us always to measure
This is no place for an appreciation of Noyes. It
is enough to say that he comes to us with a sort of ag-
gressive challenge, which rings out with all the bouy-
ancy of virile manhood. He gives us a man's poetry:
robust, red-Wooded, forthright. He didn't "read"
his poetry: he said it. He gave it to us as he felt it
and as he had created it — surely the most significant
confession of that brief hour. Aside from form and
content, poetry thus presented carries a distinct char-
acter-message. When poetry thus presented is rich in
both form and content, the message goes straight to the
whole man. T think that is the secret of Xoyes : he
appeals to the whole man. Significant of the atti-
tude of the students are these truly important words
in the Tar Heel editorial: "Let a real poet speak to
you and he lifts you out of yourself by the power of
his own soul. No University man can now think of
poetry us necessarily feniini r mystical or nol to be
understood." — A. H.
THE TAR HEEL OF AGE
On February 23 the Tar Heel, organ of the Ath-
letic Association of the University and publication
of the student body ( >f the University, completed its
THE ALUMNI REVIEW
THE GENERAL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Officers of the Association
Julian S. Carr, '66 President
"Walter Murphy, '92 Secretary
Members of the Council
Term expires 1914: D. B. Teague, '10; T. K. Wilson, '05;
P. D. Gold, 98; T. D. Warren, '9i-'93; J- O. Carr, '95.
Term expires 1915: J. Y. Joyner, '81; R. H. Sykes, '95-'97J
George Stephens, '96; W. H. Swift, '01; W. S. Bernard, '00.
Term expires 1916: A. M. Scales, '93; L. I. Moore, '93; J.
A. Parker, '06; A. L. Cox, '04; W. J. Andrews, '91.
Officers of the Council
Julian S. Carr, '66 Chairman
Walter Murphy, '92 Secretary
J. Y. Joyner, '81 Treasurer
W. S. BERNARD '00, Alumni Editor
It is the purpose of this department not only to publish all
timely facts of interest about alumni — changes of residence
and occupation, marriages, deaths, meetings, achievements,
etc., but also to trace alumni of whom the University and
their classmates have no record since their leaving college,
thus bringing the class histories up to date. Therefore items
of information are solicited from all alumni and their friends
hut especially are the secretaries of the associations and
the secretaries of the classes requested to keep the editor
informed. Notes on a few alumni in each city or county
and class contributed every month will be greatly appreciated.
CLASS REUNIONS FOR COMMENCEMENT
The classes scheduled to hold reunions during Commence-
ment 1914 are those of 1864, 1889, 1894, 1904, 1909, 1913, the
one-, five-, ten-, twenty-, twenty-five-, and fifty-year gradu-
ates. Members of these classes will facilitate prepara-
tions for these reunions if they will place themselves at once
in communication with their respective class secretaries and
with W. S. Bernard, Chairman of Committee on Class Re-
unions, Chapel Hill, N. C.
NEW YORK NOTES
Rufus L. Patterson, '93, has scored a marked success as
President of the North Carolina Society of New York. The
Society now has 250 members, composed of native North
Carolinians and men who have resided in North Carolina.
Under President Patterson's direction, the organization is
holding several entertainments this season. The next h to be
the Easter Dance, on April 17, at the New Hotel Biltmore.
A. Marvin Carr, '02, spent two or three weeks in Kansas
City, recently, with his wife's family.
Louis G. Rountree '05, has occasion to make frequent short
trips to the South in connection with the business of the
firm to which he is attached, R. H. Rountree & Co.
Holland Thompson, '95, is still active as a contributor to and
editor of the Book of Knowledge. He combines this, still,
with his teaching.
Louis Graves, '02, continues on the staff of George McAneny
who was president of the Borough of Manhattan for the
four years ending December 31 last and is now president
of the Board of Aldermen.
Dr. Henry C. Cowles made a hurried trip to Statesville
a month or two ago, on the occasion of the death of his
Alfred W. Haywood, Jr., '04, has become a member of a
cavalry organization known as Squadron A. He goes to drill
every Wednesday night, and once or twice some of his North
Carolina friends have visited the armory on Madison Avenue
to see the manoeuvers of his troop. They have also had the
pleasure of loafing with him at the Squadron Club nearby.
The club is a most comfortable, informal sort of place, in
which the decorations and pictures all pertain to war.
James A. Gwyn '96, Francis A. Gudger '98, and the other
golf enthusiasts among the alumni are yearning for the be-
ginning of the open season. They try to get in some indoor
golf, as a substitute.
Charles L. Van Noppen, '94, has been in the city on busi-
George B. Wills, '95, who until last year was a partner
in the firm of Wills and Marvin, has launched a contracting
business of his own, and already has several buildings under
Robert Strange, Jr., '13, James Patterson, '10, and several
of the alumni who are pursuing studies at Columbia, have
joined the North Carolina Society of New York as "student
members". They entered under a constitutional amendment,
adopted this winter, providing for the admission of persons
residing temporarily in New York for the purpose of pursu-
T. Holt Haywood, '07, continues with Victor & Achelis,
commission merchants. The exigencies of business require
him to visit, frequently, cotton mills at Winston-Salem and
other Southern towns.
— Dr. P. B. Bacot is a practicing physician of Florence, S. C.
He attended the 50-year reunion of his class held in Chapel
Hill during the commencement of 1908, and he takes a very
active interest in the affairs of the University.
— James P. Coffin is vice-president of the First National Bank
of Batesville, Arkansas. He is still one of the boys, and de-
lights to hear from the University and his classmates.
— J. P. Taylor is superintendent of public instruction for
Brazoria County, Texas, with headquarters at Angleston. He
attended the fifty-year anniversary of his class at commence-
ment of 1908, and continues one of the loyal and interested
alumni which the University has.
— This class holds its fiftieth year reunion this commence-
ment. Letters have been sent by Prof. W. S. Bernard to
every member of the class urging a large attendance.
— Judge Augustus Van Wyck will deliver the alumni address
at the approaching commencement.
— J. E. Purcell lives at Red Springs, N. C. He is a farmer.
— Col. John S. Henderson, a prominent attorney of Salisbury,
is president of the Rowan County Farm Life School.
— H. A. London, of Pittsboro is editor of the Chatham Record.
He is a trustee of the University.
— George M. Rose is a leading member of the Fayetteville,
N. C, bar. He is a member of the law firm of Rose & Rose.
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He is also a member of the Board of Trustees of the Uni-
— James C. Taylor is cashier of the Bank of Chapel Hill,
Chapel Hill, N. C.
— The address of Judge Robert W. Winston on "Legal Re-
form, Spurious and Genuine," recently delivered before the
South Carolina Bar Association, has been printed by the
present Congress as Senate document No. 377.
— Past Grand Master F. D. Winston, of the North Carolina
Grand Lodge of Masons, made the principal address at the
laying of the cornerstone of Charlotte's Masonic Temple, on
■ — George Green, former clerk of the Federal Court in New
Bern, was elected on March 3rd Secretary of the New Bern
Chamber of Commerce.
— Rev. R. B. John is presiding elder of the Fayetteville dis-
trict of the Methodist Conference.
— Prof. M. C. S. Noble spoke at a community meeting at
Farmville, N. C, on March 6th.
— A. D. Ward is a member of the law firm of Simmons and
Ward, New Bern, N. C.
— Secretary Josephus Daniels will make the commencement
addresses at Davidson and the Charlotte city schools in May.
— Oscar B. Eaton is mayor of Winston-Salem. His son,
Clifton Eaton, was one of the winners of the Aycock Memo-
rial Cup in the recent final contest of the high school de-
bating union at Chapel Hill.
— John F. Schenck is president and Treasurer of the Cleve-
land Mill and Power Company, at Lawndale, N. C.
— Louis M. Bourne has been elected chairman of the Demo-
cratic Executive Committee for Buncombe County, to succeed
J. Ed. Swain, '02 resigned.
■ — Reverend St. Clair Hester, of the Church of the Messiah,
Brooklyn, New York, was re-elected chaplain of the South-
ern Society of New York on March 6.
— This class holds its twenty-fifth year reunion this com-
mencement. Large plans are being made for the reunions this
year and it is hoped that every 1889 man will be present.
— Rev. Lacy Little spent several days on the Hill in March.
For the past eighteen years he has been a missionary to China
and he is at present at home on a year's leave of absence. He
was tackle on the first Rugby football team of the Uni-
versity, and was captain of the team of the fall of '89. He
will return to China next June.
— Howard Burton Shaw is Dean of the Department of En-
gineering in the University of Missouri, at Columbia.
— The class of 1894 holds its twentieth year reunion this
commencement. Dr. T. J. Wilson, Jr. has sent a special letter
to the members of this class urging that every member re-
turn for the reunion.
— Judge W. F. Harding, of Charlotte, delivered an address
at the laying of the cornerstone of Charlotte's Masonic
Temple on March 4th.
— John T. West is Division Passenger Agent for the Seaboard
Air Line Railway, with headquarters at Raleigh.
■ — Hannibal L. Godwin, Law '96, represents the sixth North
Carolina congressional district in Congress. He is chairman
of the House Committee on Reform in the Civil Service.
— W. G. Haywood is a chemist in the Department of Agri-
culture at Raleigh.
— W. D. Snipes (Jerry) is a doctor in Abbeville, S. C.
J. E. Latta, Secretary, Chicago, 111.
— Dr. Virgil L. Jones, professor of English in Sweet Briar
College at Sweet Briar, Va., spent Saturday, March 21, on
the Hill. He took particular note of the work of the English
department of the University with the intention of applying
this knowledge to his work at Sweet Briar.
— W. T. Bost is city editor of The Raleigh News and Ob-
— J. E. Latta spent a few days on the Hill during March. He
is special agent of the Underwriter's Laboratories, Chicago,
Illinois, engaged in publicity work.
— Dr. R. H. Speight practices medicine at Rocky Mount, N.
C, together with his brother Dr. J. P. Speight.
W. S. Bernard, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C.
— Prof. W. S. Bernard spoke at Raeford on March 5th at a
meeting of citizens held under the auspices of the county
superintendent of schools. He also presented the Aycock
Memorial Cup to the winners in the final contest of the high
school debating union at Chapel Hill, on April 3rd.
— Thomas Hume, graduate student in English at Columbia
University, will lecture at the Summer session of the Louis-
iana State University, June-August, 1914.
— A. A. Shuford, Jr. is in the cotton manufacturing business
at Hickory, N. C.
F. B. Rankin, Secretary, Rutherfordton, N. C.
— S. G. Lindsay is Superintendent of the Graded Schools of
Troy, N. C.
— Dr. B. U. Brooks is practicing medicine in Durham, N. C.
— James Robert Conley is teaching in the Durham High
School, Durham, N. C.
— Dr. R. O. E. Davis is employed in the U. S. Bureau of
Chemistry, Washington, D. C.
R. A. Merritt, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C.
— Henry M. Robins is practicing law at Asheboro, N. C. His
daughter, Miss Margaret Erwin Robins, is seven months old.
— J. E. Swain has resigned the chairmanship of the Demo-
cratic executive committee of Buncombe County and has en-
tered the race for the nomination for the solicitorship in the
19th district. He is succeeded by L. M. Bourne, '87.
— John S. Webb is a member of the real estate firm of J.
S. Webb & Co., of Los Angeles, California. His address is
1016 Wright & Callender Building.
— O. S. Thompson is clerk to the Corporation Commissioners
— R. S. Hutchison has been elected secretary of the Meck-
lenburg county Democratic executive committee.
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N. VV. Walker, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C.
— Benjamin Boisseau Bobbitt, who has for ten years been
editor of the Long Branch Daily Record, Long Branch, New
Jersey, recently received the appointment from Governor J.
F. Fielder of State Commissioner of Public Reports for New
— Milton Calder, for eleven years cashier of the Atlantic
Trust and Banking Company of Wilmington, was elected
president of the company on April 3rd.
— J. J. Skinner is a chemist in the Bureau of Soils, Depart-
ment of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.
— R. S. Gorham is manager of the Red Cross Drug Company
of Rocky Mount, N. C.
— Hayden Clement has been appointed by Governor Craig
Solicitor of the eighth judicial district, to succeed W. C.
Hammer, Law '92, who has been appointed by President Wil-
son district attorney for the Western North Carolina Federal
— Graham H. Andrews is cashier of the Citizens National
Bank, of Raleigh.
T. F. Hickerson, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C.
— The ten year reunion of the class of 1904 will be held at
the University on Monday and Tuesday, June 1-2 at the time
of commencement. You and all the members of the class
ought to be there. Make the right decision now and send
word that you will be present at the reunion. Also, don't
fail to send some "dope" about yourself for publication in
the class record which should be distributed before you come
It has been suggested that we reproduce the first record
in which all the doings of commencement day of 1904 wen.
recorded, and see how the prophecies of 1904 compare .,
the realities of 1914.
Let the secretary know what features you desire as a part
of the reunion program. Shall we camp on the edge of the
campus as some of the other classes are planning to do?
Just one more matter for your attention, if you send $2.50
for the class scholarship fund then we shall have made good
our promise, at the time of the last reunion, to give to the
University at least one scholarship every year for five years.
T. F. Hickerson, Secretary.
— W. C. Rankin is private secretary to Mr. George Stephens,
at Charlotte, N. C. For a number of years he was engaged in
school work at Goldsboro and Durham.
— W. F. McCanless is principal of the Rocky River High
School, R. F. D. from Concord, N. C.
Frank McLean, Secretary, Maxton, N. C.
— P. H. Rogers is a member of the Carolina Colony of Harts-
ville, S. C. He is treasurer of the Carolina Fiber Company,
■ — Hal V. Worth is secretary and treasurer of the firm of
Oldham & Worth, lumber manufacturers at Raleigh, N. C.
— Rev. A. J. Peeler is pastor of the German Reformed Church
of Lenior, N. C. He spent March 24th on the Hill with the
Lenior boys of the University.
John A. Parker, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C.
— Dr. Ben E. Washburn has been elected whole time county
health officer for Nash County, with headquarters at Nash-
ville, N. C. During the past year he held the position of
field director for the Rockefeller Sanitary Commission in
■ — Solicitor Robert R. Reynolds is making a horseback canvas
to secure the Democratic nomination for Congressman from
the Tenth district of North Carolina.
■ — Julian S. Miller is on the staff of the Charlotte Daily Ob-
— W. C. Harris is practicing law in Raleigh with offices in
the Commercial Bank Building. He is also Police Justice
for the city.
— J. J. Thomas is manager of the Transit Department of the
Commercial National Bank of Raleigh.
— Hamilton C. Jones was elected chairman of the Mecklen-
burg County democratic executive committee held on March
C. L. Weil, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C.
— L. W. Parker is an instructor in the University of Minne-
sota, at Minneapolis. His address is 223 Folwin Hall.
— Allen T. Morrison is a member of the law firm of Bourne,
Parker, and Morrison, Asheville, N. C.
— W. H. Pittman, Superintendent of Schools in Edgecombe
County, spoke before the Conferences for Community Wel-
fare in Edgecombe County, held at Conetoe, February 9th.
■ Miss Elizabeth Bridgers, of Wilmington, and W. S. O'B.
Robinson, '07, of Charlotte, were married in Wilmington on
February 3rd. Mr. Robinson is attorney for the Southern
Power Company, at Charlotte.
■ — Ed. N. Snow is Superintendent of agents for the Southern
Life and Trust Company, of Greensboro.
— Rev. N. R. Claytor is pastor of the Presbyterian Church
of Milton, N. C.
— Dr. Henry L. Sloan, who has been engaged in the campaign
against hookworm, has located in Lincolnton, N. C, for the
practice of medicine.
— Stahle Linn, of Salisbury, was on the Hill March 26th and
Jas. A. Gray, Jr., Secretary, Winston-Salem, N. C.
— E. C. Ruffin, who received his license to practice law at the
February examination has located at Tarboro, N. C.
— Dr. Clarence E. Judd is a physician of Raleigh, N. C. His
offices are in the Tucker Building.
— W. P. Stacy received the nomination for representative
from New Hanover County in the State Legislature at the
Democratic primary held on March 12th.
Charles W. Tillett, Acting Secretary, Charlotte, N. C.
— There were several members of Naught Nine on the Hill
last Commencement. In meeting duly assembled they una-
nimously reached two conclusions:
First : That there never has been a class reunion at Chapel
Hill. There have been, and in fact are every June, lots of
near-reunions, pseudo-reunions, mock-reunions, but as for a
real, thorough-going, everybody-present reunion — the kind
where a fellow can jam against the man who jammed him
at Commons, stick the man who stuck him at Eubanks, and
loaf again with the whole crowd around the well — there never
has been one.
Second : That what it takes to have a real, thorough-going,
everybody-present, etc., etc., reunion, Naught Nine has got.
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The President, Willie P., has appointed a reunion committee
and the undersigned is a member. We have decided that the
first gun to be fired in the campaign for our real reunion
is a first-class, breezy, newsy, Bulletin telling Who's Who in
Naught Nine and What He's Done. We have engaged the
finest literary talent in the class — and therefore in the world —
to write this Bulletin, but he is now worrying the Committee
to death calling for copy. What we want you to do is to
fill out the enclosed blank giving the information about your-
self. All the questions are self explanatory except possibly
the last one. What we want in answer to this question is
any interesting item of news about yourself that you would
like to know if it had happened to the other fellow — anything
from the most recent murders you have committed to the
number of times your girl has turned you down. You will
readily recognize that as far as furnishing real intersting
material for the Bulletin is concerned this question is the
You may have some natural reserve about answering the
questions about yourself, but please pass up your reserve and
answer the questions fully. Otherwise it will be utterly im-
possible to get out a good Bulletin. If you want to know
about the others you have got to do your part and let them
know about you.
We are enclosing also a list of all the members of the
class. Please go over this list and give us the same informa-
tion about the others, or such of them as you know, that
is asked about yourself. This is extremely important and we
certainly hope you will be willing to help us out in this re-
spect to the limit of your knowledge.
Please mail everything back to me at once.
C. W. Tiiaett, JR-, For the Reunion Committee
— J. F. Spruill is an attorney at law of Lexington, N. C.
He is also secretary of the Davidson County Alumni Asso-
ciation of the University.
— J. W. Umstead, Jr., is special agent for Paul Schenck,
General Insurance Agent, Greensboro, N. C.
— The address of J. McAuley Costner is 320 St. Nicholas St.,
New York City.
— W. L. Long is a lawyer at Roanoke Rapids, N. C.
— G. O. Rogers is Superintendent of the public schools of
Lenior, N. C.
— J. H. Allen is principal of the Pikeville High School, Pike-
ville, N. C.
W. H. Ramsaur, Secretary, 600 Lexington Avenue,
New York City.
— Hoke Ramsaur, traveling secretary of the Student Volunteer
movement, spoke before the Y. M. C. A. on Tuesday night,
— A. Rufus Morgan is attending the General Theological
Seminary, New York City. His address is 175, 9th Avenue.
— Dr. W. D. Moser is practicing his profession, that of
medicine, at Burlington, N. C.
— Edward L. Franck is farming at Richlands, N. C.
— L. C. Kerr is principal of the Clinton High School, Clinton,
— B. H. Bunn is teller of the First National Bank, of Rocky
Mount, N. C.
I. C. Moser, Secretary, Oak Ridge, N. C.
—Nineteen Eleven is taking time by the forelock. From the
following paragraphs taken from the letter written by R.
G. Stockton, chairman of the reunion committee of the class,
it is evident that the "old grads" will see something new under
the sun at reunion time, 1916.
"Although the first reunion of the class of 191 1 will not
be held until 1916, the following men were appointed by the
president, W. A. Dees, in January, 1913, to make arrange-
ments to celebrate the first "Home Coming" of this class:
C. E. Mcintosh, E. J. Wellons, I. C. Moser, Kenneth Tanner,
R. G. Stockton, Chr.
"Notwithstanding it is over two years before the members
of 10,11, augmented in numbers, will advance on Chapel Hill,
this committee has already begun to devise ways and means of
making this event a great occasion. One novel idea is now
being considered by the committee, which, if carried out, will
alone make this reunion one that no member of the class
can afford to miss."
— C. M. Waynick formerly with the Greensboro Record, has
accepted a position on the staff of the Charlotte Daily Ob-
— Edgar W. Turlington, at present Rhodes scholar at Oxford,
has been awarded a "first-class" in the Honor Schools and
is one of six admitted to read for advanced degrees.
— R. Thompson Webb is a member of the real estate firm of
J. S. Webb & Co., of Los Angeles, California. His address
is 1016 Wright & Callender Bldg.
— James W. Cheshire is secretary of the Audubon Society of
North Carolina. His offices are in 405 Tucker Building,
Raleigh, N. C.
— Charles W. Gunter is a member of the Carolina Colony of
Hartsville, South Carolina. He is assistant to the staple
cotton buyer for J. L. Coker & Company.
— R. T. Brown is Highway Engineer for Orange County,
located at Chapel Hill.
C. ii. Norman, Secretary, Concord, N. C.
— John C. Lockhart, principal of the Apex public schools,
served as chief marshal of the Wake County commence-
ment held in Raleigh on April 3rd.
— Harry Hedgepeth, second pitcher at Carolina several
years ago, has jumped to the outlaws. He was the sensation
of the Virginia league last season and his side wheeler
brought a pennant to Petersburg. He was drafted by Wash-
ington, but was lured away from organized ball by the Fed-
■ — C. A. Roberson is farming at his home near Robersonville,
— W. B. Cobb, since the first of December, has been at work
studying Geology in relation to soil fertility in Putnam Coun-
ty, Florida, with headquarters at Palatka. He is in the
service of the United States Bureau of Soils.
— J. C. Daughtridge practices law in Rocky Mount, with
offices in the Daughtridge Building.
— J. B. Clingman is highway engineer for Madison County,
North Carolina, with headquarters at Marshall. He attended
the Good Roads Institute held at Chapel Hill, March 17-19.
— Greetings ! With the approach of Spring there has come a
wide-spread demand that the class of 1913 hold a one-year
reunion this commencement. It is hoped that by this meeting,
held before many of our fellows have moved out of the State
and at a time when but few will be kept at home because of
a new wife, we may further cement the feeling of brotherhood
formed in undergraduate days and give a firmness to our
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class organization that will serve as a sustaining strength to
the University in all of her endeavors.
The president and the secretary of the class have therefore
called a reunion for Tuesday, June 2nd, commencement of
1914, and have appointed the committee named below to make
all plans for it. Arrangements will be made for a smoker
and other features of entertainment that will bring back vivid-
ly remembrances of college days. Your co-operation with
this committee in making suggestions and in writing promptly
of your expectation to attend will aid materially in the plans.
We hope that every member of the class, no matter whether
he received his degree last Spring or dropped out after the
Fall term of his freshman year, will attend this reunion.
1913 made a record during its undergraduate days that has
been rarely, if ever, equaled, one such as called forth from
the editor of the Alumni Review the remark, "The loyalty
and spirit of 1913 constitute one of Alma Mater's most cher-
ished memories." It is highly fitting that our class should
initiate the movement of one-year reunions and it is in-
cumbent upon us to make the affair a complete success and
set a high standard.
In order to insure complete success your presence is needed.
Please notify E. R. Rankin, secretary of the reunion com-
mittee, of your plans to be present, and make any suggestions
that may occur to you. If any one has not replied to the
list of questions sent out last fall by Secretary Wiggins, it
is hoped that he will do so at once, so that the statistics of
the class will be full and reliable.
The University expects every one of her sons to do his
duty: Let's every one be present on Tuesday, June 2nd, 1914.
M. T. Spears.
E. R. Rankin.
— Robert C. Jurney is in the employ of the United States
Bureau of Soils. At present he is working in Bladen County
with headquarters at Clarkton, N. C.
— E. B. Hart is a chemist in the employ of the State Depart-
ment of Agriculture at Raleigh.
— Dr. Cyrus C. Keiger has located in Charlotte, N. C, for the
practice of dentistry. His office is 7 West Trade Street.
— Douglas Rights, student at the Moravian Theological Semi-
nary at Bethlehem, Pa., won the short story contest in that
institution this year with a story entitled "Eggstrardinary."
— T. B. Woody, L. L. B. '13, is teaching at Roxboro, N. C.
His address is R. F. D. 3.
— Henry E. Williams is practicing law in Raleigh, with of-
fices 411 Commercial National Bank Building. He expects
to attend the reunion of 1913 this commencement.
— Gaston L. Dortch, Law '13 is chief deputy in the office of
United States Marshall W. T. Dortch, at Raleigh.
— W. Speight Beam is practicing law in Charlotte. His of-
fice is 311, Lawyers' Building. Formerly his office was in the
Commercial National Bank Building.
— F. H. May is editor and publisher of the Wake Times, of
Wendell, N. C.
Frederick Henry Cobb
Frederick Henry Cobb, A. B. 1853, died at his home in
Montgomery, Alabama, March 23. He was born at Kinston,
N. C, in 1831. He served in the Confederate Army, and
settled in Alabama, where he has served for many years as
an expert accountant.
Nathan Bryan Whitfield
Colonel Nathan Bryan Whitfield died at his home on North
Queen street, in Kinston, N. C, on March 21, after long
suffering. Death was due in part to a stroke of paralysis
suffered several years ago, from which he at one time was
apparently greatly improved, but recently relapsed. Colonel
Whitfield was more than 70 years old and was one of Kin-
ston's best-known citizens. Dr. Wm. Cobb Whitfield, a son,
of Pitt county, and three daughters survive.
Colonel Whitfield was a native of eastern North Carolina.
His father, Maj.-Gen. Whitfield of the North Carolina militia,
and at one time famous state senator, operated the first
steamer on Neuse river. Colonel Whitfield graduated from
the University of North Carolina in the class of 1857. He
served in several public offices, including that of representa-
tive in the General Assembly prior to the war between the
states. In the field against the northern forces, he served
as the commanding officer of the Eighth North Carolina
regiment, principally engaged along the coast. After the war,
Colonel Whitfield was at various times a county commissioner,
representative from Lenior county to the Legislature and
instrumental in educational matters of state-wide import.
He was for many years the senior warden of Holy Innocents
Episcopal church, president of the county Farmers' Alliance
and president of the Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance asso-
ciation, of this county.
B. F. Grady
Hon. B. F. Grady, A. B. 1857, died at his home in Clinton,
N. C, on March 6. He was born in Duplin County in 1822.
He taught in Duplin County for two years after graduation
and was Professor of Mathematics in Austin College, Hunt-
ersville, Texas, i8s9-'6i. He served in the Confederate Army
in Cleburne's Brigade. After the close of the war he settled
at his old home as a planter, served in the State Legislature,
and was member of the Congress of the United States, 1891-
'95. He was author of "The North Against the South," a
book discussing the constitutionality of secession.
Editor, Alumni Review:
Sir: — Permit me to inform you of the death of two mem-
bers of the class of 1859, to wit:
Rev. Calvin N. Morrow died in Orange County, N. C,
March i4, 1914, in the 82nd year of his age. Ordained to
the Presbyterian ministry in 1863, he gave more than half a
century to preaching the Gospel in North Carolina and
Frank P. Long died in Jackson, Tenn., March 27, 1914, in
the 77th year of his age. He was for many years in the
James P. Coffin, '59.
Charles White Tunis
Charles White Tunis, of Elizabeth City, died recently in
Clifton, Arizona. He left the University in the middle of
his senior year to take a position with the Arizona Copper
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