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THE ALUMNI REVIEW 



Volume III 



FEBRUARY, 1915 



Number 5 



OPINION AND COMMENT 



( hi January 15th, the registration for L914-'15ffl 

reached 1,000 and for the first time in the history of 

North Carolina the State could 
PASSING THE ... . ... ,. , 

i ooo mark point tn a higher institution ot 

learning within its borders which 
had enrolled an even L,000 members. The Univer- 
sity, through its president, expressed its gratifica- 
tion on reaching this point in its history, and the 
press of the State featured the announcement as a 
matter of genuine pride to the whole people. 

The mid-winter meeting of the Board of Trustees 
to which the announcement of the attainment of the 
L,000 mark was made was the 125th of that body. 
After one hundred and twenty-five years of planning 
and labor, the State University is training 1,000 stu- 
dents to send them back into the State to do its ser- 



vice. 



DDD 



At the Annual Inter-Society Banquet held at Com- 
mencement in 1914, Chief Justice Walter Clark, the 
NUMBER principal speaker of the evening, 

SHOULD BE took the position that the enroll- 

5 » 000 ment nf the University of a great 

State like North Carolina, should be verging on 
5,000 instead of L,000 and that in so far as the Uni- 
versity and the State singly or jointly had failed 
to make the number 5,000, to that extent they were 
seriously at fault and had fallen short of their high 
privilege. In support of his position, he cited the 
fact that the states of the North and East had their 
Harvard and Yale and Brown and Columbia and 
Cornell and Princeton and Pennsylvania, and that 
Michigan, Wisconsin, .Minnesota. Kansas. Illinois, 
Texas, and California, though qo1 so old by a half 
or even a fourth as North Carolina, had out-distanced 
North Carolina by far in the number of students 
enrolled in their universities, a position which finds 
convincing substantiation in Science for December 
25, 1914, in which statistics of attendance at thirty 
universities of the country are given. In this tabu- 
lation. Columbia tops the list with a total of Ll,294. 
The I diversity of Texas, only 32 years old at its last 
birthday, stands 16th in the table with a total of 
3,371, while Carolina fails to qualify at all on the 
basis of attendance. And that loo after a history of 
practically a century and a quarter! 



Why lias the enrollment not reached 5,000 '. I toes 
noi North Carolina need that many men at its Slate 
nr.,1, .vr^-r- University equipping themselves 

WHY NOT ., , c , , , ... , . n rr\ 

5 000 ? tor the States upbuilding? I tit: 

Review does not propose to at- 
tempt an answer to these questions nor to explain the 
causes which have retarded so long the attainment 
of the present enrollment. It will, however, make 
mention of several facts which it considers signifi- 
cant. One of these, as shown in the January issue, 
is that North Carolina is one of a very, very small 
number of states which charge resident students tu- 
ition in their state universities. The bearing of this 
fact upon attendance is at once obvious. Again, the 
first appropriation made to the University for main- 
tenance — $5,000 — was not granted until 1881, or 
34 years ago, and 90 years after the institution was 
founded. Furthermore, of the 25 buildings now on 
the campus, the first to be built by the State out of 
funds from the State treasury, was the present chemi- 
cal laboratory which was erected in 1905 at a cost 
of $50,000. And from a statement contained in the 
president's report for 1913-'14 of the total amount 
of the $1,137,500 plant which the University now 
comprises, only $341,500 has been contributed direct- 
ly by the State for permanent improvements and 
buildings. 

Two further causes have been contributory to this 
end. Until 1907 no provision had been made for a 
system of State supported high schools, ami it was 
only in 1913 that a compulsory school law was placed 
upon the Stale's statute hooks. 

DDD 

In his address before the General Assembly on the 

15th of January by chance the very day on which 

the University over which lie for 
WOULD , ... .... 

IT PAY 7 merly presided enrolled its one 

thousandth student — Presidenl 
Alderman made the statement that where the Slate 
was spending one dollar I'm- education it oughl by all 
means to lie spending three. And this is but another 

way of saying that North Carolin ieds, and ueeds 

tremendously, not merely L,000 men under training 
in the bighesl branch of its general educational sys- 
tem, hut that from the rural elementary school up 



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SELF OR 
STATE 



through the high schools and normal schools and 
through the University, it needs more than anything 
else to be training the youth of the State in increasing- 
ly large numbers and in the most effective way for 
the great task of upbuilding and uplifting North 
Carolina. 

That the University has achieved this much, that 
it is now training so many men for service to the 
State, that the State is devoting more and more of its 
thought and revenue to all phases of education, that 
it is attempting to give the sort of training to every 
one within its borders which will make for better 
living and a higher civilization — this is cause for 
rejoicing. That other chapters in the history of the 
University and in the universal education of North 
Carolina may be speedily written, is The Review's 
earnest hope. 

□ □□ 

The Eeview wishes to record two notable utter- 
ances recently made in the State both of which grew 
out of the consideration of North 
Carolina's educational develop- 
ment. One was made in the course 
of an impromptu address by Governor T. J. Jarvis, 
of Greenville. The occasion was the celebration of 
his 79th birthday, on January 18th, by the Eastern 
Carolina Training School and friends invited in to 
do him honor. Five young ladies of the senior class 
had reviewed by decades the Governor's public ser- 
vice for the fifty years 1865-1915. The review was 
of a touching, personal sort, calling to mind the deep 
currents of the Governor's life. In responding he 
said: "I can truthfully say that in all my public life 
I have always set the good of the boys and girls of the 
State before my own personal or political welfare." 

To illustrate what he meant, he cited two recom- 
mendations which he made while Governor, the con- 
sequences of which numbers of his friends predicted 
would bring about his utter political undoing. In his 
message to the Legislature in 1885 he recommend- 
ed appropriations to the amount of $20,000 for the 
support of the University and an increase in the gen- 
eral school tax of the State. The advocacy of these 
measures, he was told, would lead to political sui- 
cide, and in both incidents he replied that if serving 
the youth of North Carolina should send him into 
his political grave he would gladly descend into it ! 
This resolute, forward looking position taken by 
North Carolina's "Grand Old Man" in January, 
1885 — 30 years ago — was the one event in his long, 
splendid career in which in retrospect he- found his 
chief pride. 



NOT EXPEND- 
ITURE BUT 
INVESTMENT 



UNIVERSITY IS 
ASKING FOR 



Attention has already been drawn to the address 
in which the second utterance was made. It was in 
the concluding paragraphs of Dr. 
Alderman's speech to the guard- 
ians of the people "back home." 
It ran thus: "I am told that Leg- 
islatures spend a great deal of time repealing enact- 
ments of former Legislatures. Be sure of this thing. 
Legislatures never repeal great educational enact- 
ments, and they never go backward in true education- 
al progress. A vote in that field is a vote for civili- 
zation and progress. It is more than a vote. It is a 
deed, and not only enriches the memory and heart 
of him who gives it, but enrolls him, whether he will 
or not, among the builders of a State. Such spend- 
ing, of course, is not expenditure, but investment, 
not loss but gain, not waste but accumulation." 

DDD 

On Wednesday, February 3rd, President Graham, 
with Messrs. Walter Murphy, R. D. W. Connor, A. 
H. Price, and W. P. Bynum, Jr., 
members of the Board of Trus- 
tees, appeared before the joint 
Committee on Appropriations of 
the Senate and House and presented the cause of the 
University for the years 1915 and 1916. The speci- 
fic requests, which were carefully explained in a clear 
cut statement by President Graham, were: (1) An 
increase in the annual maintenance fund from the 
present amount, $95,000, to $125,000; and (2) An 
increase in the annual permanent improvement fund 
from $50,000 to $60,000. 

It is unnecessary for The Review to particularize 
as to the special needs of the University which make 
these increases imperative. An increase of 25 per 
cent in the student body in the last two years, the 
growth of the Summer School, the development of 
the Bureau of Extension, not to mention growth 
along the whole line of University activities, easily 
account for the imperative need for the increased 
annual maintenance fund asked for if the standard 
of efficiency which the LTversity has previously main- 
tained is to continue to prevail. 

Again, so far as permanent improvements are con- 
cerned, the need is equally pressing. At present the 
University owes $12,000 on the recent buildings it 
has put. up because it is impossible these days to erect 
and equip a building commensurate with present Uni- 
versity needs for the amount heretofore appropriated 
— $50,000. Furthermore, in recent years the Uni- 
versity has been forced to purchase land for Univer- 
sity purposes, the purchase price of which, $40,000, 



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has not been paid and is drawing interest which has 
to be met with money taken out of current funds. 
This item alone, in the biennium 1913-'14, amounted 
according to the report of the Board of Internal Im- 
provements, to more than $6,000. The indebtedness 
on this score at present is $40,000, the properties 
having been acquired being the University Inn, the 
Old Central Hotel, where the New Dormitories now 
stand, and the field adjoining the old Commons, on 
which Peabody Hall is located. 

For many years the power plant of the University 
has been piling up a constantly increasing load. It 
is now doing service for over 1,000 students, supply- 
ing them with light, heat, and water. In a sense it 
is the physical heart of the University, and upon it 
the University is absolutely dependent. As the load 
has increased the boilers have become old and strained 
and, according to the report of the Board of Internal 
Improvements to the Governor, the University will 
do exceedingly well if it is not forced to suspend op- 
eration on account of serious accident to the plant 



during the present year. To re-equip the plant will 
cost $30,000. 

Here, then, without considering the matter of re- 
pairs to the 25 buildings now on the campus, or the 
necessity of increased apparatus, furnishings, etc., 
for the enlarged student body, both for winter and 
summer terms, is an absolute, imperative need for 
$82,000 of the $120,000 asked. 

Whether or not the University shall receive this is 
a matter of vital concern. It is a matter which should 
enlist the interest and support of every alumnus. 
A practical way of showing this interest and support 
is by taking the matter up with your senator and rep- 
resentative and urging that the necessary appropria- 
tions be given. Frequently alumni express a desire 
to help the University if there was only a way. The 
way is open. 

And here again, for the Legislature, is an oppor- 
tunity for economical and productive investment, 
rather than expenditure! 



WORKING ONE'S WAY 



Over 300 Students Annually Support Themselves Wholly or in Part, While 1100 Have 
Been Assisted in Recent Years Through University Loan Funds 



Whether cotton sells at 6 or 10 or 15 cents a 
pound, one of the persistent questions which con- 
fronts hundreds of boys throughout North Carolina 
who have finished their high school course and con- 
template going to college is, "How am I to secure 
the funds necessary to maintain me during my four 
years within college walls ?" Tuition, room rent, 
board, registration fees have to be met, books have 
to be bought, and other necessary expenses have to be 
arranged for. A definite amount of money has to be 
provided if the undertaking is to be properly financ- 
ed and the student sent on the course of his college 
education. 

How this question is being solved at the Univer- 
sity is now being made a matter of special record by 
the Self-Help and Swain Hall Committees with a 
view to working out a definite plan whereby a com- 
plete record of all students who aid themselves may 
be carefully kept, and that a permanent self-help 
bureau may hereafter he regularly maintained. 

HOW TO MEET EXPENSES 

Facts gathered from the committees during the fall 
of 1014 and from a carefully prepared thesis on the 
subject of student self-support published in the Uni- 
versity Record of August, 1908, show the means 
employed by students at the University in solving 
the financial problems of their college career and the 



amount of money which they receive for their work. 
Possibly the item of board is the largest single ex- 
pense that has to be provided for. This is met in 
various ways. One of the most obvious and most gen- 
erally employed, is by waiting on tables either in the 
University dining room or in the village boarding 
houses. During the nine months' term of 1913-'14, 
a total of 35 students employed at the University Inn 
and Swain Hall earned a total of $3,789 or an aver- 
age of $108 each. During the Summer School of 
1914, 52 students at Swain Hall earned a total of 
$1,125, or an average of slightly over $21 for the six 
weeks. When the Fall term of 1914-'15 opened, 110 
applicants — one student out of every nine then on the 
Hill — appeared before the Swain Hall committee 
seeking positions as waiters in that one special build- 
ing. Of these 52 were given employment, 40 as 
waiters, 8 as dishwashers, 2 as silver washers, and 
2 as glass washers. While the remaining 58 could 
not be employed at Swain Hall, positions were sought 
for them elsewhere in the community and practically 
all were placed in such a way as to enable them to 
earn at least part of their board. 



AGENCIES 



Many of the students make part of their expenses 
by acting as agents for out-of-town clothing houses. 
In this way a number of men make enough to pay 



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practically all of their expenses. In addition to these 
are agents for life insurance companies, laundries, 
houses dealing in college, fraternity, and class em- 
blems, pennants, pins, etc. The men who secure 
positions on the picture and cap and gown committees 
of the senior class act as agents for the college pho- 
tographer and supplier of costumes for commence- 
ment and receive good commissions for all the sales 
or rentals made. 

STENOGRAPHERS AND OFFICE CLERKS 

Stenographers and typewriters among the student 
body are always sure of steady, and comparatively 
profitable employment. During the present year all 
the stenographic work of the University is done by 
students except in the offices of the Assistant Direc- 
tor of the Bureau of Extension and the Director of 
the Summer School, and in these offices students' as- 
sistance is frequently required. In addition to this, 
several members of the faculty employ student steno- 
graphers, and many of the publications issued by the 
professors pass through the hands of student type- 
writers. In recent years the two volumes of Dr. 
Battle's History of the University, Dr. Raper's 
Wealth and Welfare and Railroad Transportation, 
the Yacli-ety Yack, and many briefer articles have 
thus found their way to the publishers. 

LABORATORY AND OTHEE ASSISTANTS 

Students in the advanced classes who have achieved 
distinction in their studies are regularly employed 
as assistants in the various laboratories of the Uni- 
versity. I luring 1913-14 this number was 21. The 
distribution by departments was as follows: Anatomy 
1, Botany 1. Chemistry 5, Electrical Engineering 1, 
English 1, Geology 1, Histology 1, Library 5, Phar- 
macology 1, Surveying 1, Physics 3, Gymnasium 2. 
The number for the present year has been increased 
to 10 in the department of Chemistry though the 
total earnings of the 1<> are no greater than they ori- 
ginally were for the 5. They are simply distributed 
among more students. 

CORRESPONDENTS AND PRINTERS 

Until 1912, the University Press regularly em- 
ployed from Pi to 12 students as printers. Since 
1912, tli- Press has ceased to be mulct' student 
management and as the University has placed the 
bulk of its publications with publishing houses off 
the Hill only 3 or 4 students have found regular 
employment as typesetters. This number, however, 
finds employment, and in addition other students 
act as correspondents for the various daily papers of 
i he State. By charging a regular rate per .column for 
matter furnished, a considerable income is received 
from tin's source. 



SKI.F-HELP STATISTICS 

The latest compilation of self-help statistics avail- 
able are these of 1907-'08 when the student body 
numbered 788. The number partly or wholly self- 
supporting has increased annually and now runs well 
over the 300 mark, or one third of the entire enroll- 
ment. The following table indicates the character of 
the work engaged in, the number of men employed, 
and the sums earned in 1907-'08. 



Occupation 

Agents — Clothing 

Agents — Laundry 

Agents — Photographers . 

Agents — Emblems 

Assistants 

Clerks 

Fish Dealers 

Hair Cutters 

Janitors 

Library Assistants 

Literary Workers 

Mail Carriers ■ • 

Managers 

Nurse 

Organ Pumper 

Printers 

Reporters 

Sextons 

Tellers 

Ticket Sellers 

Treasurers 

Tutors 

Typewriters 

Waiters, Commons 

Waiters. Private Houses 

Wood Cutters 

Miscellaneous 



No 



Men Earnings 

22 $1560.00 

-| 3OO.OO 

4 200.00 

I IOO.OO 

12 2S50.O0 

3 300.00 

-' 50.00 

I 100.00 

7 305.00 

5 432.00 

11 200.00 

1 17.00 

2 225.00 

. 300.00 
16.00 



1. . . 
1. . . 
.10 1500.00 



. 200.00 
72.00 
60.00 
10.00 

. 2 90.00 

. 8 93100 

. 6 1600.00 

.27 1938.00 

.16 1560.00 

. 3 160.00 

.27 1620.00 



Total 184. . . . $16,486.00 

Twice counted 20 

Number employed 164 

VACATION EMPLOYMENT 

The above statements and statistics relate solely 
to work done during the college year. It does not 
include the work engaged in during the long vacation 
in the Summer or the Christmas holidays — both of 
which yield considerable income. Every year scores 
of students act as salesmen of special wares, join sur- 
veying camps, farm, assist in making out county tux 

I ks, report for local papers, clerk in hotels, sell 

insurance, etc., and make a large part of the money 
required for the following year. One student has 
practically maintained himself for the past three 
years by work as a binder in the University library 
(luring the winter terms and Summer and not less 
than twenty-five students spent the few days of their 
recent holidays behind counters in their home towns. 



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FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 

Fortunately, the University has been able to aid 
a number of these men when their funds have become 
exhausted. This has been possible by means of two 
loan funds — the Deems Fund and the Martin Fund. 
The former was established in 1879 and after being- 
added to by a gift of $10,000 by William H. Van- 
derbilt, in 1881, and increased by interest accumu- 
lations, on August 14, 1014. amounted to $35,226.46. 
The later was established in 190T-'0S representing 
an endowment of $7,200, the income from which 
amounted to $3,325.97 in August, 1914. In the 



case of the Deems fund, students may borrow up to 
a limit of $200 at 6 per cent, their notes being pay- 
able at the end of 2 years. Both principal and in- 
terest may be loaned and notes may be renewed. 
Only the income from the Martin fund can be loaned 
and notes are made at four per cent interest for only 
one year, subject to renewal. Every year from 
$5,000 to $6,000 is available from these sources for 
loan purposes and during the 35 years in which the 
University has had a loan fund more than 1,100 stu- 
dents have received assistance. The exact number 
at the end of the fiscal year of 1913 was 1,023. 



PRESIDENT GRAHAM'S INAUGURATION 



Plans for This Event in Which Distinguished Visitors From the Whole Country 
Will Participate Are Well Under Way 



April 21 is the date chosen by the Faculty for 
the Inauguration of President Graham. The com- 
mittee to whom the arrangements have been entrust- 
ed have been busy with the program for the last three 
months. Their plans promise to make the occasion 
one of the most notable academic gatherings that has 
ever been brought together within the borders of the 
State, and to provide exercises of the very highest 
intellectual order. 

Although the program is not yet in its final form, 
still it is already far enough advanced to make it 
possible to give a more or less definite idea of what 
guests the University will have the honor to enter- 
tain and of what speeches she will be privileged to 
hear at that time. 

The exercises will begin in the forenoon with the 
academic procession in costume. In the line of 
march will be the delegates from other institutions 
and from the various learned societies, the trustees, 
the faculty, the alumni, and the students of the Uni- 
versity. In Memorial Hall Governor Craig will pre- 
side. Addresses will lie delivered by President Low- 
ell of Harvard University, President Goodnow of 
Johns Hopkins University, President Alderman of 
the University of Virginia, and President Finlay of 
the University of New York. The presentation of the 
keys of the University to the new president will be 
followed by the inaugural address. Greetings will 
be delivered by President Martin of Davidson Col- 
lege on behalf of the institutions of the State, and by 
representatives from the faculty and alumni. 

At the conclusion of the morning exercises the 
University will entertain the visiting delegates at a 
luncheon in Swain Hall. A most interesting feature 
of the program will be the after dinner speeches by 



the distinguished guests. This informal, more or less 
extemporaneous, interchange of ideas on the part of 
prominent educators from all sections of the country 
will undoubtedly prove one of the most inspiring 
events of the day. Probably at no time in the past 
has it been the good fortune of the University to en- 
joy such an intellectual treat as is planned for this 
luncheon. 

In the evening the University will entertain her 
guests at a reception in the Library. 

The invitations to the various institutions and 
societies to be represented by delegates were issued 
about two weeks ago. Little more than a third of the 
replies have come in at the present writing, but the 
cordial spirit of those that have arrived is a source 
of very genuine happiness to us all. It is already 
quite. clear that all colleges and universities which 
are not prevented by great distance or by some spe- 
cial demand of a particularly busy season are doing 
us the great honor of sending representatives to bring 
their good wishes for the further success of the old 
University. 

It is, of course, impossible to give here a complete 
list of those which have already accepted within the 
brief time that the invitations have been out. But 
the alumni will be interested to know who some, at 
least, of the distinguished visitors are whom it will 
he their privilege to meet next April. 

Among the college presidents who expect to be here 
in person are all those in our own State, with the ex- 
ception so far as is known at present, of only one. 
From outside the State will come President Alderman 
of the University of Virginia, President Goodnow 
of Johns Hopkins University, President Lowell of 



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Harvard University, President Finlay of New York 
University, President James of the University of 
Illinois, President Hamerschlag of Carnegie Poly- 
technic Institute, President Lovett of Eice Institute, 
President Moore of Union Theological Seminary, 
President Matheson of the Georgia School of Tech- 
nology, President Murphree of the University of 
Florida, President Smith of Washington and Lee 
University, President Johnson of Winthrop Normal 
College, President Stevenson of Princeton Theologi- 
cal Seminary, President Soule of Georgia College of 
Agriculture, President Webb of Randolph-Macon 
Woman's College, President Graham of Hampden- 
Sydney. 

Besides these, which will be represented by their 
presidents, the following institutions have signified 
their intention of sending delegates : Leland Stanford 
Unversity, Baylor University, Smith College, Colum- 
bia University, University of Missouri, Stevens In- 



stitute of Technology, Vanderbilt University, Trini- 
ty College (Conn.), Massachusetts Institute of Tech- 
nology, University of Pittsburg, Teachers College of 
New York, Haverford College, Wofford College, 
Purdue University, Bryn Mawr College, U. S. Mili- 
tary Academy, Medical College of South Carolina, 
Mt. Holyoke College, Rutgers College, University 
of Alabama, St. Johns College, University of Ar- 
kansas, George Washington University. 

The learned societies which so far have replied 
that they will be represented are : American Bar 
Association, American Folk-Lore Society, American 
Forestry Association, American Institute of Mining 
Engineers, American Mathematical Society, Ameri- 
can Society of Civil Engineers, American Society of 
Experimental Biology, Archaelogical Institute of 
America, Illuminating Engineering Society, Geologi- 
cal Society of America. 



SUMMER SCHOOL ANNOUNCEMENT 



School in Which 6,069 Teachers Have Received Normal Training Plans for a 
Splendid Session June 15-July 30 



The preliminary announcement of the Twenty- 
eighth session of the University Summer School was 
sent out by Director Walker on January 22nd. The 
session will begin June 15th and continue for a 
period of six weeks, exclusive of registration and 
examination periods, closing July 30th. The days 
for registration will be June 15th and 16th. While 
the school is in session the entire plant of the Uni- 
versity including Library, Gymnasium, Laboratories, 
etc., will be placed at the disposal of the student 
body with a view to increasing the efficiency of the 
teachers of the State. 

FOE WHOM COURSES ARE PLANNED 

In arranging the courses the following beneficiaries 
have been kept in mind: 1. Teachers of primary 
and grammar grades ; 2. High school teachers and 
principals; 3. Teachers of special subjects; 4. 
county and city superintendents and supervisors; 
5. Candidates for admission to college who wish to 
make up deficiencies in entrance requirements; 6. 
Teachers who plan to take the State examinations; 
7. College and University students who desire to earn 
extra credit towards the A. B. degree ; 8. Students, 
teachers, and others wishing to pursue courses lead- 
ing to the A. B. and A. M. degrees 

COURSES OFFERED 

Instruction will be offered in the following sub- 



jects: English, History, Mathematics, Latin, Greek, 
French, German, Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Geo- 
logy, Geography, Agriculture, Rural Economics and 
Sociology, Nature Study, School Gardening, Library 
Science, Education, (including Primary Methods, 
Grammar School Methods, Class Management, Sec- 
ondary Education, Educational Psychology and Con- 
structive School Supervision), Drawing and Pen- 
manship, Public School Music, Plays and Games, and 
Story-Telling. 

EXPENSES 

Every effort will be made to keep necessary ex- 
penses low. The University will put directly back 
into operating expenses every dollar received for any 
purpose from the students of the Summer School, 
and $2,000 more. It does this in order to keep the 
quality of the service high and the necessary expen- 
ses low. The total expenses, including registration 
fees, room in college, table board at Swain Hall, for 
the entire session, need not exceed $30. 

SPECIAL LECTURES AND CONFERENCES 

A feature which has added greatly to the pleasure 
and usefulness of the Summer School is recent years 
has been that of special lectures and conferences in 
which the services of distinguished visitors and spec- 
ialists have been employed. Plans for the approach- 
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-which are to be mentioned the conferences on Rural 
Life, the High School, and the conference of Super- 
intendents and Supervisors. 

RECREATION AND ENTERTAINMENT 

As the School has grown in recent years, interest 
has increased in the special public exercises partici- 
pated in by the student body. During the approach- 
ing session musical and dramatic entertainments will 
be provided and opportunity will be given for parti- 
cipation in choruses, plays, and other forms of en- 
tertainment and recreation. 

SUMMEB SCHOOL HISTORY 

The old "Summer Normal" at the University was 
a pioneer in the summer school field. It was estab- 
lished in 1877 by Dr. Kemp P. Battle, and it seems 
to have been the first of its kind in America. It ran 
for eight years, and enrolled 2,480 teachers and stu- 
dents. It suspended in 18 Si. Eevived in 1894, the 
Summer School ran eleven years during its second 
period of usefulness until 1904 when it was again 
suspended. During this period 1,541 teachers and stu- 
dents were enrolled. It was revived again in 1907. 
The following table shows the growth in attendance 
during the third period: 1907, 36; 1908, 53; 1909, 
76; 1910, 99; 1911, 225; 1912, 463; 1913, 500; 
1914, 596; Total, 1907-1914, 2,048. The School's 
growth in efficiency has more than kept pace with its 
growth in numbers. 



TRUSTEES HOLD MID-YEAR MEETING 

The mid-year meeting of the Board of Trustees 
of the University, at which the reports of President 
Graham and other University officers were reviewed, 
was held in the Governor's office in Raleigh on Tues- 
day. January 26. 

The fact that the registration for the year had 
gone above 1,000 was matter of special note. All 
sections of the State were shown to be represented 
in the student body, and from whatever point consid- 
ered it was evident that the University was reaching 
the entire State in an increasingly helpful way. 

Matters other than those brought out in the re- 
ports were acted upon as follows : 

MEMORIAL TO BISHOP STRANGE 

Tn connection with the announcement of the desire 
of classmates of Bishop Robert Strange to place a 
memorial tablet in Memorial Hall it was voted that 
the University should place the memorial of Bishop 
Strange in the Hall. 

A gift of the late Sol. Weil of $1,000 the interest 
to be devoted to a memorial, and the gift of a death 



mask of Charles D. Mclver by Sculptor Ruckstuhl, 
were reported. 

The amount which the Board will ask for the 
annual maintenance of the University was placed at 
$125,000, instead of $95,000, the amount now re- 
ceived. 

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEES! E \ 

The following were elected members of the Exe- 
cutive Committee for the next three years: Claudius 
Dockery, John W. Graham, J. Bryan Grimes, J. Y. 
Joyner, Walter Murphy. With the exception of 
Mr. Murphy these were all re-elections. Mr. Mur- 
phy was elected to take the place of Major E. J. 
Hale, who is out of the country serving as minister 
to Costa Rica. 

The following members were present : 
Governor Craig, chairman; Dr. Edward K. Gra- 
ham, president of the University; R. D. W. Connor, 
secretary; Col. J. Bryan Grimes, C. W. Worth, 
Thos. H. Battle, Col. Benehan Cameron, Wm. Reid 
Dalton, J. E. Swain, P. J. Long, Zeb V. Walser, J. 
K'eiivon Wilson, W. X. Everett, Walter Murphy, 
P.rof. F. P. Eobgood, E. R. Wooten, M. J. Hawkins, 
Jas. A. Gray, Jr., James D. Proctor, R. A. Dough- 
ton, Fred. J. Coxe, Charles C. Loughlin, Haywood 
Parker, Judge J. S. Manning, Dr. Charles Lee Smith, 
James M. Carson, Robert S. Hutchison, Charles 
Whedbee, Dr. Richard H. Lewis, John A. Parker, 
Col. A. B. Andrews, Dr. J. Y. Joyner, John Lamb, 
John Sprunt Hill, Maj. W. A. Guthrie, Maj. II. A. 
London, Judge A. W. Graham, Maj. L. T. Hartsell, 
E. A. Abernethy, Judge W. P. Bynuni and Victor 
S. Bryant. 



THE BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN EDUCATION 

The faculty of the University recently voted that 
the School of Education should be allowed to confer a 
new degree to be entitled the degree of Bachelor of 
Arts in Education. In order to obtain this degree a 
student must have passed through a curriculum 
which, in its main features, is as follows: 

I hiring the Freshman year he pursues the required 
work for anyone of the three regular A. B. courses 
with the exception that the hour a week now devoted 
to Public Speaking must be devoted to the study 
of a few of the simpler educational problems in a 
course of lectures conducted by the different mem 
bers of the faculty of the School of Education. 

Tn the Sophomore year three hours is devoted to 
the study of Education and twelve to fifteen hours 
to the usual academic subjects ; the course still closely 
parallels the usual A. B. courses. The course in 
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problems which arise in connection with the elemen- 
tary schools, in order to meet the needs of a large 
number of men, who at the end of their sophomore 
year, leave college and teach in the rural schools of 
the State. 

During Junior and Senior years the student de- 
votes eight to nine hours to the study of Education 
and the same amount of time to academic subjects. 
The work in Education during these last two years 
consists, for the most part, of required courses, but 
provision is made for elective work enough to satisfy 
different classes of men. The required subjects are: 
Educational Psychology, High School Organization 
and Administration, Rural Administration and Su- 
pervision, Observation work with discussion of the 
principles involved, School Supervision. 

The course and the degree have been made neces- 
sary by the increasing demand for professionally 
trained teachers. The main part of the student's 
time will of course be given still to his ecademic 
work; it is only in the last two years of the course 
that the time given to his technical training will de- 
mand a full half of his attention. 

It is the earnest hope of the School of Education 
that it will be able by this means to meet a growing 
need for professional training without sacrificing the 
broad background of liberal culture which character- 
izes the Bachelor's degree in Arts. 



DR. DEWEY DELIVERS MCNAIR LECTURES 

The McNair lectures for 1914-'15, the eighth in the 
series, were delivered in Gerard Hall February 5, 
6, and 7, by Dr. John Dewey, professor of Philoso- 
phy at Columbia University. The general theme of 
the three lectures was Philosophy and Politics, the 
subject, matter centering in the main around the 
philosophy of Germany of today and the political 
life of that people. 

In his first lecture, "The Inner and Outer Worlds," 
Dr. Dewey explained various theories held by 
thinkers concerning the effect produced by systems 
of philosophy on contemporary life. This, according 
to certain schools, he said was held to be negligible. 
Personally he inclined to the more generally accepted 
view that what a nation thinks profoundly affects its 
action and he chose Germany as the country which 
furnished the best example of the operation of that 
theory. This he did for the further reasons that 
''philosophy is more in the blood of the German peo- 
ple than anybody else" and that at present, wide pub- 
licity has been given to their philosophy as an out- 
growth of the European War. Luther and Kant 
stood out as the two great figures in German thought 



up to 1830. Luther contended for freedom of the 
soul in the higher realm, and obedience to law in 
the outer world. Kant was a dreaming mystic on 
the one hand — in the inner world — and a practical 
man of action on the other in the outer world. Be- 
cause of this dual nature of philosophy, the Germans 
had worked out a system of thought yielding them 
freedom of spirit in the inner man while admitting 
of subordination and obedience to detail and govern- 
mental control in the outer man. As a result of this 
thinking, the German people could believe themselves 
to be the possessors of the highest spiritual ideals and 
the people peculiarly commissioned to transmit those 
ideals to the rest of mankind, and at the same time 
harmonize that thought with a life of absolute obe- 
dience to law and military authority. 

In the second and third lectures, Dr. Dewey elab- 
orated this fundamental idea, as modified by the 
philosophy of Fichte and Hegel, in its relation to 
the conception of the State and History. His spe- 
cial subjects being respectively "The Philosophy of 
the State" and "The Philosophy of History." The 
entire series was of a very high order and has stimu- 
lated thinking throughout the entire college commun- 
ity. The lectures will appear later in book form. 



THE NORTH CAROLINA CLUB AT WORK 

The North Carolina Club, once an organization 
devoted to social purposes, is hard at work un- 
earthing extremely interesting facts about North 
Carolina. At its last meeting in January it dis- 
cussed, in the form of a debate, the question of a 
State-wide dog tax — the same question at that time 
being up for debate in the General Assembly. 

The affirmative argued that a dog is either a lux- 
ury or an economic necessity ; if the former, he ought 
to be taxed ; if the latter, he can bear the tax. On the 
other hand if he is worthless, he is a nuisance to 
the State and a tax is the logical solution. 

If there is to be a tax it must be State-wide be- 
cause the county tax is a failure. Of the twenty 
counties that have a dog tax law, Wake county with 
$515 receives the highest revenue and Onslow with 
$1 receives the lowest returns. On the other hand 
Virginia has adopted the State system after the fail- 
ure of the county system and turns over $90,000 an- 
nually to the schools of the State after paying for all 
killed sheep and the cost of collecting the tax. With 
a similar law South Carolina gets $60,000, Rhode 
Island $30,000, and Indiana $104,000. 

With an estimated dog supply of 150,000 and an 
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figure on turning over $60,000 a year to the public 
schools. 

One of the affirmative speakers closed his speech 
with the following: 

"A yellow cur dog is symbolic of the economic 
lassitude of North Carolina." 

The negative argued that if the county system was 
a failure so would the State system be a failure. 
The tax would fall on the poor man who is already 
disproportionately taxed. In the opinion of the neg- 
ative the people do not want the tax . 



SIGMA UPSILON ENTERTAINED 

The National Convention of Sigrna Upsilon, liter- 
ary fraternity among college men of America, was 
entertained by the Odd Number Chapter of the Uni- 
versity at its annual meeting Monday and Tuesday 
January 4 and 5. A welcoming smoker was given 
the visitors Monday night. Business sessions were 
held Tuesday morning and afternoon and Tuesday 
night a banquet for thirty was held. 

Dr. A. A. Kerns, professor of English at Millsaps 
College Mississippi and president of Sigma Upsilon 
for the last five years, presided at the meetings. Of 
the fifteen chapters in the fraternity, six were rep- 
resented at the convention. 

Chapter reports were made as follows: S. P. John- 
son for Calumet, Vanderbilt; Horatio Lapsley for 
Osiris, Eandolph-Macon ; R, P. Bassett for Senior 
Round Table, Georgia; B. W. Barnard for Fort- 
nightly, Trinity ; Prof. Kern for Kit Kat, Millsaps ; 
and George W. Entsler for Odd Number, North Caro- 
lina. Proxy reports were made for Boar's Head, 
Transylvania, Kentucky; Scarabs, University of 
Texas; Attic, University of Alabama; Grub Street, 
University of Washington, at Seattle. 

Officers were elcted as follows: President, Dr. R. 
E. Park, University of Georgia; Secretary, F. P. 
Graham, of North Carolina; Historian, R. B. Mars- 
ton, of Randolph-Macon ; Treasurer, George L. Car- 
rington, of North Carolina. 



BASKETBALL 

. The basketball season opened with two defeats at 
the hands of the dexterous Durham Y. M. C. A. 
team, 22 to 14 and 44 to 25. In the third game Caro- 
lina won in a fast and close game 25 to 24. These 
three games made up the pre-season schedule, the 
holidays breaking in on the 20th. Long, Loughran, 
Flol'lin:;'. Fuller. Davis, Homewood, Andrews, and 
Ton unit constituted the personnel of the team in 
these opening games. 

Tin- college season opened January 11th in a 



victory over Elon 15 to 9. A change had been 
made in the lineup through the eligibility of John- 
son and the recovery of Tandy from scarlet fever. 
The quint was composed of Long and Johnson, for- 
wards, Tandy, centre, and Andrews and Tennent, 
guards. The same team lost to Wake Forest in the 
Raleigh auditorium 26 to 23. The Raleigh papers 
pronounced this game one of the fastest and prettiest 
ever played in Raleigh. The weeks trip through 
Virginia begins on the 15th of February including 
games with Roanoke College, Washington and Lee, 
V. M. I., Lynchburg Y. M. C. A., and Virginia 
State. 

Mebane Long, '15, is captain, Allen Mebane, '15, 
is manager, Doak, of Guilford, is head Coach, and 
Benbow, of the graduate school, is assistant. 



BASEBALL SCHEDULE 

The baseball schedule provides for a total of 
twenty-three games, ten of which will be played on 
the Hill. Seven games will be played with North 
Carolina schools and colleges, three games will be 
played with league teams, and one game is open on 
April 21st. The opening game is with Oak Ridge 
March 10th and the final game is with Guilford 
April 30th. The northern trip includes the Navy 
and Princeton. The three annual games with Vir- 
ginia are placed on April 10th at Greensboro, the 
12th at Durham, and the 19th at Charlottesville. 

The following schedule has been arranged by 
Manager R. E. Little, Jr., '15. 

March 19— Oak Ridge at Chapel Hill. 

March 20— Elon College at Chapel Hill. 

March 26 — University of Vermont at Chapel Hill. 

.March 27 — Durham Leauge at Durham. 

March 29 — Wake Forest at Wake Forest. 

March 31— Amherst College at Chapel Hill. 

April 1 — Amherst College at Chapel Hill. 

April 3 — Durham League at Durham. 

April 5 — Winston League at Winston. 

April 6 — Davidson at Charlotte. 

April 9 — Bingham of Asheville at Chapel Hill. 

April 10 — University of Virginia at Greensboro. 

April 12 — University of Virginia at Durham. 

April 1 4— Wake Forest at Raleigh. 

April 15 — Richmond College at Chapel Hill. 

April 19 — University of Virginia at Charlottes- 
vile. 

April 20 — Virginia Military Institute at Lexing- 
ton, Virginia. 

April 21— Open. 

April 22 — Navy at Annapolis. 

April 23 — Princeton University at Princeton. 



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April 26 — University of South Carolina at Chapel 
Hill. 

April 27 — Wake Forest at Chapel Hill. 
April 30— Guilford College at Chapel Hill. 



CHARLES G. DOAK TO BE COACH 

The athletic management of the University, in 
session Monday night, February 1, elected Charles 
G. Doak, of Guilford College and at present coach of 
the University basketball team, coach of the baseball 
squad for 1915. 

Mr. Doak comes to his present work backed by a 
record of many years of splendid athletic service. 
For five years he was a player on the basketball and 
baseball teams of Guilford College, for three years 
he successfully coached Guilford teams in these two 
branches of athletics, and for the past seven years 
he has been a player in the Greensboro and Charlotte 
clubs of the Carolina League. 



BASEBALL PRACTICE BEGINS 

Baseball practice was delayed on account of wet 
grounds. A few men have been warming up in dry 
intervals. Seven varsity men are in college : Captain 
Woodall, catcher; Marshall Williams, Ben Aycock, 
and Leon Shields, pitchers ; Patterson and Hardison, 
first base; Lewis, third base; and Bailey, outfield. 
When the coach makes his call for candidates a whole 
legion of men will answer on the field. Several of 
these have already shown varsity class. 



FOOTBALL NOTES 

Football Monograms were awarded to the follow- 
ing members of the 1914 team. Bridgers, Beid, 
Wright, Gay, and Burnett. Stars were awarded to 
Homewood, Tayloe, Ramsey, Cowell, Jones, Foust, 
Tandy, Winston, Parker, Allen, and Fuller. All of 
these men will be back next fall with the exception 
of Fuller and Winston. Fuller, who graduates this 
June, will go into business immediately. Winston 
will begin the practice of law this winter. Metz of 
Tennessee and Townsend of Greensboro, both good 
athletes, have entered the professional schools but are 
not eligible for the spring athletics. 



MANAGERS AND OFFICERS ELECTED 

The following team managers and officers of the 
Athletic Association were elected during December: 

Frank W. Norris, of Jacksonville, Fla., student 
manager of the football team. 

J. M. Coleman, of Asheville, and E. L. Mackie, 
of Yadkinville, assistant managers. 



John H. Jones, of New Bern, and J. F. Hackler, 
of Sparta, assistant managers of the track team. 

J. M. Parker, of Bradentown, Fla., vice-presi- 
dent of the Athletic Association. 



NEW LAWYERS 

Of the twenty-four applicants from the University 
Law School who took the recent Supreme Court ex- 
amination for license to practice law, twenty-four 
succeeded in securing license. This fact speaks well 
for the thorough preparation and grounding in law 
which is given by the members of the Law School 
faculty. 

The twenty-four persons are: Miss Mattie Ham, 
Wayne; M. A. Strong, Gastonia; D. C. Kirby, For- 
syth; L. E. Jones, Hyde; E. A. Freeman, Surry; I. 
C. Moser, Alamance; C. R. Wharton, Guilford; 
R. W. Winston, Jr., Wake; P. F. McKane, Mecklen- 
burg; J. M. Daniel, Jr.. Davidson; H. A. Whitfield, 
Wayne; J. M. Turbeyfill, Haywood; C. D. Coffey, 
Jr., Wilkes; Lauchlin McNeil, Pender: J. S. Cowles, 
Wilkes; J. G. Dawson, Craven; J. M. Waggoner, 
Rowan ; J. A. Burnett, Buncombe ; L. B. Wall, For- 
syth ; James Raynor, Johnston ; B. C. Brock, Davie ; 
M. T. Spears, Harnett; B. C. Trotter, Rockingham; 
M. E. Rohleder, Mecklenburg; and H. R. Keyer, 
Orange. 



CHEMISTRY GRADUATES AT WORK 

The following notes concerning the alumni of the 
department of Chemistry are taken from the Janu- 
ary number of the Carolina Chemist: 

J. T. Dobbins, who received his Ph. D., and H. 
L. Cox, who received the B. S. in chemical engineer- 
ing, are teaching in the State Agriculture and Me- 
chanical College at Raleigh. 

A. J. Flume, B. S., is teaching analytical Chemis- 
try in the South Carolina Medical College at Charles- 
ton. J. A. Struthers, B. S., is doing analytical work 
for the Union Seed and Fertilizer Co., of Atlanta. 

L. B. Rhodes, A. M., is in the food laboratories at 
Raleigh. 

R. B. Hall, 1911, is chemist for the British-Amer- 
ican Tobacco Co., at Petersburg, Va. 

W. H. Strowd, 1909, is at Madison, Wis., in charge 
of the feed and fertilizer control for the state. 

B. H. Knight, AB., 1911, A.M., 1913, is with 
the Edison Co., at East Orange, New Jersey. 

F. R. Weaver, ex-1912, is in charge of the blast 
furnace laboratory of the Inland Steel Co., at In- 
diana Harbor, Ind. 

Duncan McRae, 1909, is an instructor at Mass. 
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DR. VENABLE AT SOUTH CAROLINA 

As the representative of the University, Dr. 
Francis P. Venable, of the department of Chemistry, 
spent the week, February 8-13 at Columbia, where 
he delivered before the University of South Caro- 
lina the first series of lectures on the Southern Ex- 
change Foundation established this year by the Uni- 
versities of Virginia, North Carolina, South Caro- 
lina, and Yanderbilt Universty. Dr. Venable be- 
gan the series on Monday night at which time he 
spoke on the general subject ''The Duty of a Uni- 
versity as to Research." On Tuesday, Wednesday, 
Thursday, and Friday, he delivered a series of four 
lectures before various classes of the University on 
the subject of "Radio activity and Radio-active Sub- 
stances." 



DR. HERTY SPEAKS AT PRINCETON 

Dr. Charles H. Herty, Smith Professor of Chem- 
istry in the University and President of the Ameri- 
can Chemical Society, spent several days during the 
week January 18-23 in the North on a lecture trip 
and on business connected with the American Chem- 
ical Society. On January 21 he addressed the 
Chemistry Club of Princeton University on the 
subject "The Application of Laboratory Research 
Methods to a Forest Problem." Later in the week 
he attended the meeting of the New York Section of 
the Society of Chemical Industry at the Chemists' 
Club in New York City at which the Perkin medal 
was conferred upon Dr. Edward Weston, of Newark, 
N. J., for inprovements in nickel-plating, dynamo 
construction, and the perfecting of apparatus for the 
accurate measuring of electrical currents. 



QUERY FOR VIRGINIA-HOPKINS-CAROLINA DEBATE 
< iarolina will this spring have her customary tri- 
angular debate with Virginia and Johns Hopkins. 
The date that has been set is April 24th. The query 
is "Resolved, That the Policy of Colonial Expansion 
is Desirable for the Modern State." Carolina has the 
affirmative against Virginia and the negative against 
Johns Hopkins. The debates will all be held on 
neutral ground, Carolina and Virginia meeting in 
Baltimore, Carolina and Hopkins in Charlottesville, 
and Virginia and Hopkins in Chapel Hill. 



THE LIBRARY GROWS 

The following facts are taken from the report of 
the Librarian of the University for the fiscal year 
ending August 14, 1914: 

Income derived from endowment, student fees, and 
University appropriations, $9,431.08. 



Books added during year, 3,843. 

Total number of volumes in the Library, 71,295. 

Periodicals, journals, and transactions of learned 
societies regularly subscribed for or received in ex- 
change for University publications, 677. 

Pieces of mail, including letters, books, pamph- 
lets, and bulletins sent outside Chapel Hill in re- 
sponse to requests for special information, 3,460. 

Xumber of borrowers withdrawing books for use 
outside the main Library, 1,392. 

Departmental libraries, such as law, chemistry, 
botany, etc., located in scientific laboratories and 
special buildings, 9. 



LECTURES DELIVERED 

During the next few weeks various members of 
the faculty will give extension lectures at different 
communities of the State. 

Professors Coker, Branson, McKie, Williams, and 
Patterson will speak at High Point, under the aus- 
pices of the Woman's Club. 

Professors Patterson, Coker, Noble, Chase, Cobb, 
Williams, and Judd will speak at Jamestown. 

Professors Noble, Cobb, Coker, and McKie, will 
speak at the Southern Presbyterian College at Red 
Springs. 

Professor Collier Cobb will give a lecture on "The 
Work of Snow and Ice" in Salisbury on February 
28th, under the auspices of the Young Men's Chris- 
tian Association of that city. This will be the last 
of a series of lectures in Salisbury which have been 
participated in by Professors L. R. Wilson, Patter- 
son, L. A. Williams, Chase, F. P. Graham, and 
Bullitt. 



SOCIAL SERVICE CONFERENCE 

The University was well represented in Raleigh 
January 28-30 at the third annual meeting of the 
Social Service Conference. President Graham and 
Professors Branson and Williams were present and 
addresses were made by President Graham and Pro- 
fessor Branson. Among the Alumni appearing on 
the program were: Dr. J. Y. Joyner, W. H. Swift, 
A. W. McAlister. 

Officers for 1915-'16 from the Alumni are 
A. W. McAlister, president; E. K. Graham, 1st 
vice-president; and W. H. Swift, 3rd vice-president. 



The home study division is proving a popular and 
valuable feature of the University's extension work. 
The enrollment of students is now 27 and the number 
of lessons going out each week is 32. This work is 
under the direction of Dr. L. A. Williams. 



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THE ALUMNI REVIEW 



THE ALUMNI REVIEW 

To be issued monthly except in July, August, and Septem- 
ber, 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; Harry Howell, '95; 
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 

Subscription Price 

Single Copies $0.15 

Per Year 1.00 

Communications intended for the Editor should be sent to 
Chapel Hill, N. C. ; for the Managing Editor, to Chapel Hill, 
N. C. All communications intended for publication must be 
accompanied with signatures if they are to receive considera- 
tion. 

OFFICE OF PUBLICATION, CHAPEL HILL, N. C. 

Entered at the Postoffice at Chapel Hill, N. C, as second 
class matter. 

DR. E. A. ALDERMAN ADDRESSES THE GENERAL 
ASSEMBLY 

Dr. E. A. Alderman, former president of the Uni- 
versity, spent Friday, January 15 th, in Ealeigh as 
the special guest of Governor Locke Craig and the 
General Assembly of the State. He was attended on 
this his first trip "back home" after his return to 
Charlottesville by Mrs. Alderman, wbo, with him, 
participated in the brilliant reception given by Gov- 
ernor and Mrs. Craig on the evening of the 15th. 

In his address before the General Assembly, in 
which he reviewed the achievement of a number of 
North Carolina's educational statesmen, and pointed 
out the task which confronted the leaders of the pres- 
ent generation, he spoke as follows concerning the 
need of greater expenditures for general education 
and support of the University: 

LAEGEE EXPENDITUEES NEEDED 

If I may be pardoned for speaking by the ledger, 
you must spend three times the amount now expended 
if you are to have public schools adequately for a free 
and progressive people. Upon your great State Uni- 
versity, thrilling with growth and reaching out, in a 
way to excite admiration everywhere, after finer 
adaptation to public needs, and upon all of your in- 
stitutions working to provide leadership and citizen- 
ship, you must also spend three times what you now 



spend, if they are to realize their true destiny. I 
believe the impulse of the average man in North 
Carolina to send his son to college is stronger than, 
in any Southern State except Texas, but the colleges 
need many elementary things with which to give the 
proper training to this oncoming host. It was the 
ambition of my life, when I had the honor to serve as 
President of the University of North Carolina, to see 
the whole people behind that University continually 
strengthening it with their sympathy, their pride, 
and their practical helpfulness, for I knew that the 
whole people will react only to life and power in in- 
stitutions. 

ACCOMPLISHED MUCH 

Such is my ambition now for the University of 
Virginia, which it is my duty and high privlege to 
serve. I know that those who have directed and 
who now direct the life of the University of North 
Carolina are actuated intensely by a similar 
ambition. No University in America has accom- 
plished more, with the means available, than 
your University during the past fifteen years 
under President Venable, and today, under the lead- 
ership of its new President, Edward K. Graham, 
who knows his task like a veteran and who deserves 
your fullest confidence and your united support. The 
future is very bright. The way, therefore, to evoke 
the interest and love of the whole people in such an 
institution as a University, or any institution of 
learning, is to give that University or institution 
power to become tremendously vital in all phases of 
the people's life. I pray you will begin edging up in 
this matter of increased expenditure, this very ses- 
sion, for Virginia has no idea of letting you get ahead 
of her, and so we will all move up a peg or two to- 



gether. 



CIVILIZATION AND PBOGEESS 



I am told that Legislatures spend a great deal of 
time repealing enactments of former Legislatures. 
Be sure of this thing. Legislatures never repeal 
great educational enactments, and they never go 
backward in true, educational progress. A vote in 
that field is a vote for civilization and progress. It 
is more than a vote. It is a deed, and not only en- 
riches the memory and heart of him who gives it, 
but enrolls him, whether he will or not, among the 
builders of a State. Such spending, of course, is not 
expenditure but investment, not loss but gain, not 
waste but accumulation. 



UNIVERSITY NEWS LETTER 
Some time 'ago the State University at Chapel 
Hill inaugurated a weekly "news letter service." 



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The matter comes in printed form and occupies about 
seven columns of space. The bulletin is brimfull of 
the livest kind of news; news in which the public is 
interested, not high-sounding discussion of dry 
themes. 

This news letter is invaluable to the newspapers, 
for it carries a world of information which is care- 
fully prepared. 

This is what we think of the service. Just how 
this opinion is endorsed by outsiders is best told by 
a paper in far-away Illinois. The Decatur Herald, 
of Decatur, 111., has this to say in praise of the ser- 
vice, in comparison with that supplied by Illinois : 

"Badly printed and none too carefully edited, the 
University of North Carolina News Letter is never- 
the less an inspiration. We wish we could say as 
much for the Press Bulletin, that eminently respec- 
table and somewhat dry publication that comes regu- 
larly to our desk. 

"The News Letter is frankly a newspaper. It is 
concerned with agricultural and educational progress 
in every part of the state. The fact that a boy i:i 
Orange county grew 97 1-4 bushels of oats upon his 
acre at a cost of 28 cents a bushel is not so incon- 
sequential as to escape notice. 

"Counties that establish new tax districts are com- 
mended, and the employment of more teachers in a 
country school is praised. Farmers are soundly re- 
proved for increasing their cotton acreage and are 
bluntly told they are headed the wrong way. Wake 
county farmers are reminded that the bread, meat, 
corn and hay consumed in their community was 
so much ahead of what they raised that the cotton 
and tobacco crops fell short a million dollars of pay- 
ing the bill for improved supplies. 

"So it goes. News, real news, accompanied by 
snappy editorial comment, is collected and put into 
every home in the state without charge. The curri- 
culum of the school itself is not mentioned. There is 
nothing about university athletics, ceramics or engi- 
neering. 

"The purpose of the North Carolina Neivs Letter 
appears to be to bring about the social and financial 
elevation of the people of the state ; that of the Illi- 
nois Press Bulletin, too, on the other hand is to keep 
before the people the fact that they have an excellent 
educational plant and a number of exceedingly alert 
professors. We prefer the North Carolina idea. It 
is the projection of the university purpose rather than 
the university itself." — Charlotte News. 



department of Chemistry of the University, and in- 
tended to keep the Alumni who have gone from the 
laboratory in touch with the department, made its 
first appearance in January. 

Under the editorship of W. L. Jeffries, C. B. 
Carter, D. H. Killifer, J. E. Hoover, and W. M. 
Boyst, it presents twelve pages of interesting matter 
in the form of Editorial, Departmental News, Alum- 
ni and Journal Club Notes, and special articles en- 
titled "The Department in the Newspapers," "Re- 
search in the Department," "The Library," and 
"Recent Progress in Chemistry " 



EXTENSION BUREAU BEARING FRUIT AMONG 
FOLK BACK HOME 

Southmont, Jan. 28. — As a result of a bulletin of 
the University Extension Bureau telling of the high- 
grade work done by Catawba County farmers in im- 
proving their land, the breeding of better stock, hogs, 
and fowls and in marketing their products, farmers 
of this section of Davidson County have selected 15 
of their number to go to Catawba and see what has 
been done and to get a line on the methods employed. 
Davidson farmers, not the most backward in the 
State as proved by the county's wheat and corn yields, 
are willing to be shown how to become more effective. 

Having made their visit and taken notes on all de- 
partments of farming as conducted in Catawba 
County, the delegation will return home and report 
to a convention to assemble at Southmont on the third 
Saturday in February. — Charlotte Observer. 



DR. RAPER ON TAXATION 

In an extended article in the January number of 
the South Atlantic Quarterly, Dr. C. L. Raper, of 
the department of Economics, makes a thorough an- 
alysis of the present system of taxation in vogue in 
North Carolina, and suggests ways and means whore- 
by the glaring defects of the present system may be 
remedied. The chief iniquity of the present system 
Dr. Raper finds to be that of unequal and conse- 
quently inequitable assessment. To correct this he 
proposes the appointment by the Governor of a well 
paid tax commission with competent county asses- 
sors in whose hands the whole matter of proper as- 
sessment and equalization will rest. 



THE CAROLINA CHEMIST 

According to previous announcement, The Caro- 
lina ('liemist, published by the Journal Club of the 



VISITS DEPARTMENT OF RURAL SOCIOLOGY 

M iss Ernestine Noa, of Lookout Mountain, Tennes- 
see, presidenl of the Chattanooga Equal Suffrage 
League, member of the Tennessee State Highway 
Commission, and representative of Tennessee on the 
American Commission studying Rural Credits abroad 



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in 1913, is on the Hill as the guest of Professor E. February 3rd. Mr. Butler, who has traveled over 

C. Branson, of the department of Rural Sociology, the entire State and is familiar with every phase of 

For four weeks she will he at work upon economic the State's industrial and agricultural life, spoke on 

and social problems in the laboratory headquarters of the subject "The Land of Promise for the Young 



the North Carolina Club in the University. 



Man Today is North Carolina." 



FULLER INFORMATION 

In two of the special articles which appeared in 
the January number of The Review, several omis- 
sions and inaccuracies occurred which are herewith 
noted. 

Dr. W. C. Coker, at present a member of the Uni- 
versity faculty, the late Dr. Thomas Hume, Pro- 
fessors J. D. Brunei', G. F. Atkinson, F. W. Simonds, 
and F. K. Ball, formerly of the faculty, and H. B. 
Shaw, Holland Thompson, R. W. Bingham, J. W. 
Fries, and W. T. Crawford, of the Alumni, should 
have been included in the Who's Who List. 

It should also have been stated that A. W. Man- 
gum was in the employ of the Florida Essential Oils 
Company instead of the American Celluloid Com- 
pany. 



LEGISLATORS VISIT THE UNIVERSITY 

On February S the visiting committee on education 
from the State Legislature paid its biennial call upon 
the University. During its brief stay, the committee 
met the student body in Gerard Hall for a half hour 
of speech making, dined at Swain Hall, inspected 
various buildings on the campus, and discussed with 
President Graham and members of the faculty the 
various needs of the University. The following 
senators and representatives were in attendance : 
Senators George B. McLeod and R. D. Johnson, and 
Representatives R. S. Hutchison, M. H. Allen, J. E. 
Pegram, W. L. Small, and M. L. Davis. 



EXTENSION OFFICE ACTIVITIES 

From the office of the Bureau of Extension in the 
Peahody building, the number of letters, bulletins, 
books, and pamphlets sent to different persons 
throughout the State in the month of January was 
2,756. Of this total, the number of letters was 
1,371, and the number of bulletins, books, and pam- 
phlets 1,385. In addition to this, 16,000 copies of 
i he News Letter were sent out from the office in the 
four regular editions of the month. 



BION H. BUTLER LECTURES 

Bion H. Butler, farmer and newspaper writer from 
Southern Pines, was the guest of the North Caro- 
lina Club at its public meeting on Wednesday night. 



PROF. JUDD TO SPEAK IN MICHIGAN 

Prof. Zebulon Judd will on March 10th and 12th, 
respectively deliver two lectures each at the Central 
State Normal School of Michigan and the Western 
State Normal School of Michigan. The subjects of 
his addresses will be: "The School Farm Movement 
in Wake County," and "Educational Progress in the 
South." 



GIFT OF $1,000 TO THE UNIVERSITY 

At the meeting of the Board of Trustees on Janu- 
ary 26, a bequest of $1,000 from the late Solomon 
Weil, of Goldsboro, was received through his son 
Lionel, of the class of 1897. No special disposition 
is to be made of the gift other than that it is to 
be placed at interest and the income derived from it 
used in providing a memorial in honor of Mr. Weil. 



DEATH-MASK OF DR. MCIVER 

The University is in receipt of a death-mask 
of the late Dr. Charles D. Mclver, of the class of 
1881. The mask is the gift of the sculptor Ruch- 
stuhl, the designer of the Mclver monument at 
Raleigh, and is to be placed in the Peabody Edu- 
cational Building. 



CAMPUS AND TOWN 

Dr. J. B. Bullitt of the University Medical faculty 
addressed the citizens of Mebane on "Sanitation in 
the Small Town" January 29th. Previous to this, 
he recently spoke before the Durham County Medi- 
cal Society on "The Bubonic Plague." 

Prof. Noble spoke in Spencer on February 8th, 
under the auspices of the Southern Railway Y. M. 
C. A. On February 12th he addressed the general 
public and teachers of Statesville. On February 
13th he spoke before the Iredell County teachers' 
Association. 

Dr. L. R. Wilson, Director of the Bureau of Ex- 
tension, will spend the week of March 8-13 at the 
University of Wisconsin attending the Convention 
of Extension Workers of the United States to be 
held at Madison. 

Debaters from the Raleigh high school spent Feb- 
ruary 12th and 13th in Chapel Hill, working on the 
material on ship subsidies contained in the Univer- 
sity Library. 



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THE GENEARL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION 

of the 
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA 



Officers of the Association 

Julian S. Carr, '66 President 

Walter Murphy, '92 Secretary 

THE ALUMNI 

E. R. RANKIN 13, Alumni Editor 



ALUMNI MEETINGS 

Joint meetings of Alumni and students during the Christ- 
mas holidays are becoming popular over the State. Inci- 
dentally, these meetings are mighty good things and should 
be held in every community possible. They serve to draw 
closer together the young men and the older ones, all sons 
of the University. A feature at some of these meetings has 
been the presence of the high school boys who are seniors 
in the county schools as guests. At Goldsboro, Gastonia, 
Hendersonville and Lenoir this plan has been notably success- 
ful. The high school boys, who are even then thinking of 
where they shall attend college the following year, thus have 
a glimpse at the spirit of the University, which otherwise they 
could not obtain. Eight meetings were held during the 
last Christmas holidays. 

CLINTON 

The Sampson county alumni and students of the Univer- 
sity held a banquet at the Montague Hotel, Clinton, Tuesday- 
evening, December 29th. Theodore Partrick, Jr., '13, editor 
of the Sampson ^Democrat, presided over the meeting as 
toastmaster The principal address of the evening was made 
by Major George E. Butler, '91, of the Clinton bar. The 
meeting was one of the most enjoyable yet held in Clinton, 
and has served as a stimulus to University interests in Samp- 
son County. 

FRANKLIN 

Thirteen loyal sons of the University gathered at Juna- 
luska Inn, Franklin, on the evening of January 1st, the oc- 
casion being the annual banquet of the Macon county alumni 
association. The festive board was decorated skillfully, and 
the Carolina colors were in evidence. 

After the banquet had been served, officers were elected for 
the ensuing year: President, S. H. Lyle, Jr., '08; Secretary. R. 
D. Sisk, '95 ; Treasurer, S. L. Franks, '06. At the conclusion 
of the meeting, the Carolina men went in a body to the local 
picture show. This concluded an evening which had been 
filled with enjoyment for all. 

GASTONIA 

The Gaston County alumni and students of the University 
held their annual banquet at the Colonial Hotel, Gastonia, 
on the evening of December 30th. A. G. Mangum, '93, called 
the meeting to order as president and extended a welcome 
to all present. John G. Carpenter, '04, was toastmaster for 
the occasion. 

The principal speakers were Dr. A. H. Patterson and Dr. 
Louis R. Wilson, of the University faculty. Dr. Patterson 
talked in simple terms of what the University is and what 
it stands for, telling of its rank among the high-grade insti- 
tutions of the country and of its internal soundness. Dr. 
Wilson showed interesting figures concerning the University's 



finances and pointed out the necessity for much more liberal 
appropriations from the State. 

Others who made talks were G. W. Wilson, Dr. T. C. 
Quickel, R. C. Patrick, Joe Nixon, and G. B. Mason. Officers 
elected for the ensuing year were: President, G. B. Mason, 
'13, of Gastonia; Vice-President, E. A. Thompson, '11, of 
Mt. Holly; Secretary, E. R. Rankin, '13, of Chapel Hill. 

The attendance was 51, as follows: Alumni 19, students II, 
visitors 4, high school boys 17. 

GOLDSBORO 

The annual banquet of the Wayne County alumni and stu- 
dents of the University was held in Goldsboro on the even- 
ing of December 29th. Thomas O'Berry, '07, president of 
the alumni association, was toastmaster. The Carolina men 
of Wayne are numerous and active, and this gathering was 
quite a success. 

The principal addresses were made by Professors E. C. 
Branson and M. H. Stacy, of the University faculty. 

Talks were also made by Rev. N. H. D. Wilson, '86; W. 
A. Dees, '11; Matt H. Allen, '06; and others. A number of 
high school boys were present as guests. 

The alumni took a most praiseworthy step in deciding to 
establish a scholarship at the University to be awarded some 
Wayne County boy each year, and to make a loan this spring 
to one Wayne County boy now a student in the University 
who otherwise would have heen compelled to leave college. 

W. F. Taylor, '11, a lawyer of Goldsboro, is secretary of 
the Wayne county alumni association. 

HENDERSONVILLE 

A joint meeting of the Henderson county club of the Uni- 
versity and the high school seniors of Henderson county was 
held in the high school building at Hendersonville during 
the holidays. W. T. Crane, '18, spoke in behalf of the county 
club. The meeting, which was largely of a social nature, was 
a thoroughly enjoyable one. 

KINSTON 

The Lenoir county alumni association of the University 
held its annual banquet in the Pythian Club rooms at Kinston 
on the evening of December 29th. The students of the Uni- 
versity from Lenoir county were guests of the alumni at the 
banquet. E. B. Lewis, '98, was toastmaster. 

President G. V. Cowper, '01, of the association, welcomed 
the students and principal speaker of the occasion, Victor S. 
Bryant, '90, of Durham. He made an appeal to the students 
to put forth their best efforts towards acquiring culture and 
other higher things more important than mere worldly suc- 
cess. R. T. Allen, '14, a student in the University law 
school, spoke of the conditions on the Hill now and of the 
progressiveness which characterizes everything connected 
with the University. 

Mr. Bryant spoke for half an hour and held the closest at- 
tention of the banqueters. His subject was "The University 
and Its Problems." One pressing need, he said, was for 
more dormitories at the University. He compared the Uni- 
versity of today with the University of twenty years ago and 
made altogether a most interesting address. 

The number present at the banquet was 40. 

LENOIR 

The Caldwell County students of the University entertain- 
ed the Caldwell County alumni in the rooms of the city board 
of trade at Lenoir, on the evening of December 28th. This 
meeting was remarkable in several respects. It was the first 



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one of its kind ever held in Caldwell county. There was pres- 
ent a man who had been a student at the University during 
the Civil War, in the person of Capt. Edmund Jones. Another 
feature was the presence of L. E. Corpening, who was a mem- 
ber of the first football team ever put out by the University. 
Archie Kent, '16, was toastmaster for the occasion. Ad- 
dresses were made by J. G. Abernethy, Phar., '08; Edmund 
Jones, '68; J. T. Pritchett, '14; Dr. A. A. Kent, '81; and 
Eugene Jones, '17. 

The attendance was 23, as follows: Alumni 9, students 9, 
high school boys 5. 

LILLINGTON 

The Harnett County alumni of the University held a most 
enjoyable banquet at Lillington during the holidays, and per- 
fected the organization of a county alumni association. 

The officers elected were : President, J. R. Baggett, '00, 
of Lillington; Secretary, George Elliott, '13, of Linden; 
Treasurer, H. T. Spears, '79, of Lillington. The principal ad- 
dresses at the banquet was made by Prof. Collier Cobb, of 
the University faculty, and W. H. Bagley, '00, of Raleigh, 
business manager of the News and Observer. 



THE CLASSES 

1854 

—The only surviving members of the class of '54 are Col. 
John P. Cobb and Judge E. J. Vann, both of Florida. 

Colonel Cobb lives at Tallahassee, and Judge Vann at 
Live Oak. Both men served through the Civil War. They 
have since spent lives of service to their people. 

1860 
— E. S. Martin is a lawyer at Wilmington. He is chairman 
of the board of trustees of the public library of that city. 

1861 
— Thomas Hill Houghton, a veteran of the Civil War, in 
which he won the rank of captain, lives in Charlotte where he 
is engaged in the fire insurance business. He has a son in 
the University. 

1862 
— John McMillan Mclver is a prosperous farmer of Gulf. 
He has sent several sons to the University at various times, 
Messrs. E. G, M. A., and J. M. Jr. 

1864 
— J. B. Oliver is a retired farmer of Mt. Olive. His interest 
in the University, however, has not abated. His son, D. D. 
Oliver, graduated in 1909. 

1868 
— Dr. Geo. W. Graham is a physician at Charlotte. 
— Dr. G. G. Thomas is superintendent of the relief depart- 
ment and medical director of the A. C. L. Railway, at Wil- 
mington. 

1870 
— -N. M. Ferebee, of Oxford, for a number of years a trus- 
tee of the University, tendered his resignation as a member 
of the Board in January on account of ill health. 

1879 
— W. L. Hill is a banker, real estate dealer, and interested 
alumnus of Warsaw. He has two sons in the University. 

1881 
— 'Robert Brooke Albertson, a native of Raleigh, has made 
his home in Seattle, Washington, since graduation. He has 
been city attorney of Seattle and Speaker of the House of 



Representatives of Washington. He is at present a judge 
of the Superior Court. 

— Z. M. L- Jeffreys is a commission merchant of Goldsboro. 
— J. M. Powell is secretary and treasurer of the Wayne Agri- 
cultural Works, at Goldsboro. 

1882 
— C. W. Worth, donator of the Worth Prize in Philosophy 
and a trustee of the University, lives in Wilmington where 
he is president of the Cape Fear Machine Co. 

1883 
— T. C. Wooten is a lawyer of Kinston. 

1887 
— A. M. Simmons is a lawyer at Currituck. Formerly, he 
was a member of the board of trustees of the University. 
— H. F. Shaffner is 2nd vice-president of the Wachovia Bank 
and Trust Co., Winston— Salem. 

1888 
— Hayne Davis, originally from Statesville, is a lawyer of 
New York City. His address is 226 W. 97th St. He has 
written a number of books on the subject of Peace, and has 
also made addresses on this subject. 

— C. G. Foust is a lumber dealer in Waco, Texas. His firm 
is R. B. Spencer & Co. Mr. Foust attended his class reunion 
at Commencement 1913. 

1889 
— E. B. Borden, Jr., is manager of the Goldsboro Oil Co., 
at Goldsboro. 

— W. S. Roberson is secretary-treasurer of the Chapel Hill 
Insurance and Reality Co. He is also the University town's 
progressive Mayor. 

1890 
— The twenty-five year re-union of the class of 1890 will be 
held at the approaching commencement. All members of the 
class should make plans to be present for a memorable quar- 
ter century reunion. 

1891 
— At a recent gathering and banquet of the Atlanta Bar 
Association, which was attended by more than 300 members, 
Shepard Bryan was elected president for the ensuing year. 
Mr. Bryan is a native of New Bern. 

— A. H. Patterson is professor of Physics and dean of the 
School of Applied Sciences of the University. 
— L. A. Blue is with McNair and Pearsall, wholesale dealers 
of Wilmington. He has a son in the University. 

1892 
— Dr. W. S. Huggins is a physician of Charlotte. He is an 
admirer of the University News Letter. 

— Dr. J. Vance McGougan is a general practitioner of medi- 
cine at Fayetteville. 

1893 
— Miss Suzanne Dabney and Mr. W. M. Allen were married 
in Christ Church, Vicksburg, Miss., on December 30th. They 
are at home at The Elms, Raleigh. Mr. Allen is State 
Chemist. 

— William P. Hubbard, a native of Clinton, is a lawyer at 
524-25 Mills Building, San Francisco, Cal. He has resided 
in that city for twelve years. He is secretary of the North 
Carolina Society of Northern California, and will be glad 
to see any alumni who attend the World's Fair during the 
year. 

— De Berniere Whitaker, sometime a teacher in the Raleigh 
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is vice president and general manager of the Jaragua Iron 

Company, Santiago, Cuba. 

— F. H. Holmes, med. '93, is a physician of Clinton. 

1894 

— J. \V. Yates continues as vice-president of the Murchison 
National Bank, Wilmington's million dollar institution. 
— Thos. .1. Wilson, Jr., is Associate Professor of Latin in 
the University. He is also Registrar. He received the degree 
of Ph. D. from the University in 1898. 

1895 
— Thomas Ruffin, formerly a professor in the University 
Law School, is a member of the law firm of Douglas, Ruffin, 
and Obear, Southern Building suite 822-30, Washington, D. C. 
— Murray Borden is with the Bank of Wayne, at Goldsboro. 
— J. C. Holliday is in the furniture business at Clinton. 

1896 
— In the recent reorganization of the Observer Company, of 
Charlotte, following the death of Mr. D. A. Tompkins, former 
president of the company, George Stephens, of Charlotte, 
bought the controlling interest in the stock. Mr. Stephens 
for some time had held an interest in the company, but he 
now becomes the principal owner. He is president of the 
company. 

— J. Harvey White is president of the Travora Manufacturing 
Co., cotton manufacturers, of Graham. 
— H. A. Grady is a lawyer of Clinton. 

— A. M. Hall is president of the Wilmington Grocery Co., 
at Wilmington. 

— H. B. Peschan is president of the Plate Ice Co., of Wil- 
mington. 

1897 
— J. S. Williams is a physician at Wilson. 
— W. C. Lane is a druggist at Goldsboro. 
— F. B. Johnson is a cotton buyer of Clinton. He is president 
of the Sampson County Alumni Association. 
— Dr. T. M. Green, Med. '97, is one of the leading physicians 
of Wilmington. 

1898 
. — President E. K. Graham is first vice president of the 
North Carolina Conference for Social Service. 
— Miss Bessie Fitzsimmons and Mr. Joseph Graham were 
married in Lincolnton on January 2nd. They reside at 
"Forest Home," Lincoln County. 

■ — Percy Whitaker is engaged in the advertising business at 
965 Gas and Electric Building, Denver, Colorado. 
— Adam Empire is in the lumber business at Wilmington. 
His firm is the Empire Tie Company. 

1899 
J. E. Latta. Secretary, 207 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 111 
— Rev. W. E. Cox continues as the popular pastor of St. 
John*s Church, Wilmington. 

— H. M. Wagstaff is professor of History in the University. 
He received the degree of Ph. D. from Johns Hopkins Uni- 
versity in 1906. 

— E. A. Lockett is a physician of Winston-Salem. 
— E. V. Patterson is in the real estate business at Charlotte. 

1900 
W. S. Bernard, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— W. S. Bernard is making plans for the fifteen year reunion 
of the class of igoo, which will be held at the approaching 
commencement. This reunion promises to be a notable one. 
— Thomas Hume, Jr., is local representative at Asheville of 
the Equitable Life Assurance Society. Formerly he taught 



in the University of Louisiana and was a special student at 

Columbia University. 

— W. P. M. Turner is a lawyer of Wilmington. 

— J. C. McRae, well known as a varsity football player in his 

college days, is a lawyer and former mayor of the city at 

Fayetteville. His firm is McRae and Davis. 

1901 

F. B. Rankin, Secretary. Rutherfordton, N. C. 
— George A. Carr is a dentist of Durham'. 
— Dr. J. G. Murphy is a physician with offices in the Southern 
Building. Wilmington. 

— Silas G. Bernard, Law, '01. a lawyer of Asheville, was re- 
cently elected president of the Asheville Club for the ensuing 
year. 

— B. S. Skinner is a lawyer of Durham. Previous to enter- 
ing into the practice of law he was engaged in school work 
in Beaufort, Greensboro, and Durham. 

— W. H. Swift was elected a vice-president of the North Caro- 
lint Conference for Social Service at the meeting held recent- 
ly in Raleigh. 

— F. B. Rankin continues as pastor of the Rutherfordton 
Presbyterian Church. He is also pastor of several churches 
in Polk County and does Mission work over the entire 
county. He is president of the Rutherford County alumni 
association of the University. 

1902 
R. A. Merritt, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— Miss Carrie Hudgins and Mr. G. M. Garren were married 
at the bride's home in Marion on December 31. They live in 
Raleigh, where Mr. Garren is assistant State Agronomist. 
— Spier Whitaker, after receiving the degree of L. L. B. at 
Harvard in 1905, located at Birmingham, Ala., for the prac- 
tice of law. He has remained there since. 
— L. B. Ring, Phar. '02, is prescription clerk at Aaron's 
Pharmacy, Mt. Olive. 

— M. H. Stacy is professor of Civil Engineering and dean 
of the college of liberal arts of the University. 

1903 
N. W. Walker, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— A. L. Moser is proprietor of a book store at Hickory. 
: — J. B. Thorpe is a chemist with the Carnegie Steel Co., at 
Gary, Indiana. 

— L. L. Parker is cashier of the Bank of Pageland, at Page- 
land, S. C. 

— William Rankin Holland is a chemist for the Welsh- 
Bach Light Co. He is foreman of the chemical department 
and assistant to the Chief Chemist. 
— Geo. J. Green is a farmer at Morrisville. 
— Curtis A. Bynum, of Asheville, obtained license to practice 
law at the recent examination given by the Supreme Court. 
— Zebulon Judd has resigned the superintendency of the 
Wake County Schools and is devoting his entire time to his 
professorship of rural education in the University. 
— N. W. Walker is professor of secondary education in the 
University, director of the Summer School, and State High 
School Inspector. 

— Milton Calder is president of the Atlantic Trust and Bank- 
ing Co., of Wilmington. 

1904 

T. F. Hickerson, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 

— W. A. Whitaker is Associate Professor of Metallurgy in 

the University of Kansas, at Lawrence. 

— S. S. Robins, permanent president of the class of 1904, 



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is a minister at Kingston, Mass. He says that Kingston "is a 

New England Country village of interesting human beings 

and wonderful natural beauty, near Boston and only four 

miles from Plymouth." 

— G. S. Haigh is secretary-treasurer of the Holt-Williamson 

cotton manufacturing company at Fayetteville. 

■ — J. H. Pearson, Jr., is a salesman for the Western Electric 

Co. His headquarters are at Norfolk, Va. 

— W. B. Owen is. a teacher at Miami, Fla. He is Treasurer 

of the Florida Education Association and President of the 

High School department of the same. 

— A. W. Latta is in the cotton yarn business, 407 M. & M. 

Building, Philadelphia. 

— F. H. Gregory is Cashier of the Bank of Halifax. 

■ — H. B. Frost is associated with his father in publishing 

"The Manufacturing Jeweler," Providence, R. I. 

1905 

Dr. Frank McLean, Secretary, 115 East 71st. Street, N. Y. 

— Dr. Frank McLean was a visitor to the Hill for a few 

days early in January, He has located in New York City 

for the practice of Medicine, his address being 115 East 

71st Street. He reports that plans are being made for 1905's 

big ten-year reunion next commencement. 

— Isaac C. Wright is a lawyer at Clinton. 

— D. N. Chadwick, Jr., is a business man of Wilmington and 

one of the city's five Councilmen. 

— T. J. Moore, a native of Greenville, is a teller of the Mur- 

chison National Bank, of Wilmington. 

1906 

John A. Parker, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 
— John A. Parker is the new president of the Greater Char- 
lotte Club. All who are acquainted with the industry and 
ability of "John A." are certain that his administration will 
be a notably successful one. 

— Dr. W. H. Kibler succeeds Dr. B. E. Washburn as whole 
time county health officer for Nash County. Dr. Kibler is 
a native of Burke County. He studied medicine at Chapel 
Hill and at the University of Pennsylvania, graduating from 
the latter institution in 1913. For the past year he has been 
connected with the State Board of Health at Raleigh. 
— Charles C. Loughlin is a lawyer, Councilman, and mayor 
pro tern of Wilmington. He is also a member of the board 
of trustees of the University. 

— D. C. Humphrey, Law, '06, is a lawyer in Goldsboro. 
— J. D. Kerr, Jr. is a physician at Clinton. 
— Louis T. Moore is in the paint business at Wilmington. His 
firm is the Davis-Moore paint Co. Formerly he was city 
editor of the Wilmington Dispatch. 

1907 

C. L. Weill, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 

— C. C. Sharpe is principal of the Bethania High School. 
— Thos. O'Berry is in the lumber business at Goldsboro. He 
is president of the Wayne county alumni association. 
— E. B. Jeffress is business manager of the Greensboro Daily 
Ncivs, at Greensboro. 

— Miss Jessie Rowe Williams and Dr. George F. Leonard 
were married recently in Asheville. They are living in 
Washington where Dr. Leonard is engaged in the government 
service. 

— David R. Shearer is an electrical engineer of Knoxville, 
Tenn. He is a member of the American Institute of Electri- 
cal Engineers. 



190S 
Jas. A. Gray, Jr., Secretary, Winston-Salem, N. C. 
— M. L. Wright is teaching at Fuquay Springs. 
— Isham King is superintendent of the Seeman Printery, 
Durham, which is the firm that prints the Alumni Review. 
— B. T. Groome, formerly with the Charlotte Observer, is 
now on the staff of the Greenville, S. C. News. 
— W. P. Emerson is agent at Wilmington for the Kanawha 
Dispatch and the C. & O. Railways. 

— Jas. A. Gray, Jr., is treasurer of the Wachovia Bank and 
Trust Co., of Winston-Salem; treasurer of the Alumni Ath- 
letic Association of the University; and a member of the 
board of trustees of the University. 

1909 

0. C. Cox, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 

— W. D. Cox is practicing law at Moyock. Last year he was 
principal of the Swan Quarter high school. 
— R. M. Watt is general Superintendent of Construction for 
the Kentucky Utilities Co., of Lexington, Ky. 
— Miss De Lette Weedon, of Chapel Hill, and Mr. M. J. 
Jones were married in Oklahoma City on December 17th. 
They are living in Oklahoma City, where Mr. Jones is an 
attorney at law. 

— W. P. Grier, president of the class of '09, continues as prin- 
cipal of the Gastonia high school. 

— C. W. Tillett, Jr., is successful in the practice of law in 
Charlotte. He is recorder pro tern for the city. 
— Jerry Day is superintendent of Schools at Boonville. 
— Bernard O'Neill continues as treasurer of the Cape Fear 
Machine Co., Wilmington. 

— Kemp D. Battle is practicing law in Denver, Colorado. He 
is also a member of the law firm of Battle and Winslow, 
Rocky Mount. 

— R. S. McNeill continues as assistant postmaster at Fayette- 
ville. 

1910 
W. H. Ramsaur, Secretary, China Grove, N. C. 
— Leon McCulloch is an electrical engineer in Wilkinsburg, 
Pa. 

— T. P. Nash, Jr., is in the real estate business in Wilmington. 
— D. M. Williams is an electrical engineer in Asheville. 
— Orin Lloyd is with the A. E. Lloyd Co., hardware mer- 
chants of Durham. 

— J. A. Highsmith is superintendent of the Pomona Graded 
Schools at Greensboro. 

— L. C. Kerr is in the real estate and newspaper business at 
Clinton. Formerly he was principal of the local high school. 
— Dr. R. F. Mauser is a physician at the State Hospital for 
injured persons of the anthracite coal region of Pennsyl- 
vania, at Fountain Springs, Pa. 

1911 

1. C. Moser, Secretary. Chapel Hill, N. C. 

— Ed P. Warren is in with the American Tobacco Company, 

located at Fuquay Springs. 

— C. E. Hiatt is principal of the Westfield High School. 

— R. B. Hall is a chemist with the Dunlop Tobacco Company, 

at Petersburg, Va. 

— J. M. Shields is principal of the Biscoe High School. 

— H. G. Coleman is manager of the Main Street Pharmacy, 

Durham. 

—Miss Dorothea M. Dorn and Mr. Clarence A. Lineberger 

were married on December 25th at Fort Wayne, Indiana. 

They are at home 121 1 Jersey Street, Quincy, Illinois. 



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— Herbert L. Martin is with the General Electric Company at 
Schenectady. X. Y. 

— Edgar W. Turlington is a lawyer at 1014 S. 28th St., Bir- 
mingham. Ala. 

— J. B. Halliburton is with the Southern Bell Telephone Co., 
at Blackville. S. C. 

— B. C. Trotter of Reidsville, was the leader in the class of 
21 persons from the University law school who took the recent 
supreme court examination. He was awarded the prize offer- 
ed by Chief Justice Clark, which was a book entitled "The 
Judicial Yeto." 

— C. M. Waynick, formerly telegraph editor of the Charlotte 
Observer, has become city editor of the Greensboro Record. 
— M. B. Wyatt is with the Durham Hosiery Mills at Golds- 
boro. 

— John Tillett has been elected secretary and treasurer of the 
Jewel Cotton Mills. Thomasville. Formerly he was with the 
Chadwick Hoskins Co., Charlotte. 

— W. M. Parsley is with Walker Taylor, big insurance dealer 
of Wilmington. 

1912 
C. E. Norman, Secretary, Columbia, S. C. 
— Dr. A. J. Warren is practicing medicine in Hillsboro. He 
was graduated last Spring from Tulane. 

— J. D. Boushall, Jr., is a first year medical student at the 
University of Pennsylvania. 

— R. W. Bobbitt is engaged in high school work in Yirginia, 
at Keysville. 

— W. F. Hendrix is with the I'. & X. Railway, 5 West Trade 
Street. Charlotte. 

— Frank Talley is manager of the Randolph Grocery Com- 
pany, at Randleman. 

— J. P. Cordon is traveling in Kentucky for the Louisville 
Yarnish Co. 

Mks Sarah Adelaide Orr and Mr. R. Horace Johnston 
were married at the First Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, 
on January 26th. Mr. Johnston is secretary-treasurer of the 
Johnston Manufacturing Co., of Charlotte. 
— Graham K. Hobbs is captain of the Military company at 
Clinton. 

1913 
A. L. M. Wiggins, Secretary, Hartsville, S. C. 
— P. R. Bryan, who has been a special student in chemistry 
during the fall, and who was engaged in commercial work in 
Cuba immediately after graduation, has been appointed in- 
structor in chemistry at tin Medical College of the State of 
Carolina at Charleston, lie left the University for 
his new work in January. 

Henrj E. Williams is pr; law in Fayetteville. For- 

mery he was located in Rain 
-M. V Hatcher is taking first year medicine at the Medical 
if Virginia, Richmond. 

Vnnie Hurdle and Mr. Daniel J. Walker were married 
in Wednesday, December 30th. They live at Gibson where 
Mr. Walker is principal of thi liool. 

—J. Y. Caldwell lias entered the University law School ami 
will prepare for the supreme court examination t 

August. Por the past year and a half he has been a 
student at the law school of Columbia University. 

Miss Ida Augusta Thompson and Mr. T. M. Bailey were 
married on December .list at Christ Church, Cresswell, X. 
G. They make their horn- I ionville where Mr. Bailey 

i- superintendent of schools. 

Geo. I'. Wilson continues as a successful instructor in 



English at the A. & M. College of Texas, at College Station. 
— J. R. Branch, law '13, is with the Murchison National Bank 
of Wilmington. 

1914 
Oscar Leach. Secretary, Chapel Hill, X. C. 
— M. R. Dunnagan is advertising manager of the Winston- 
Salem Journal. The many friends of "Mike" wish for him 
a very successful business career. 

— J. Mack Williams, law '14, is practicing law in Lincolnton. 
Formerly he was located at Charlotte. 

— Miss India Meador and Mr. R. E. Labberton were married 
at the brides home in Madison on January 21st. They are 
at home in Greenville, S. C. 

— J. I. Lee is principal of the Middlesex high school. 
— M. Robinson is principal of the Cedar Rock Acodemy at 
Louisburg. 

— R. B. McKnight is teaching in the Dover high school this 
spring. 
— Allen B. Andrews is a truck broker at Mt. Olive. 

1915 
— T. C. Boushall has completed his necessary work for gradu- 
ation and is engaged in the insurance business at Raleigh. 
— Austin H. Carr has completed his work necessary for grad- 
uation and is with the Durham Hosiery Mills, at Durham. 
— O. M. Marshburn is this year principal of the Stoneville 
high school. 
— L. T. Stein is with the A. David Co.. Clothiers, Wilmington. 



NECROLOGY 

1896 

— I. W. Murray, Law '<j6, was drowned recently when a 
vessel in which he was sailing went to the bottom off the 
North Carolina Coast near Beaufort. Mr. Murray was presi- 
dent of the Piedmont Trust Co., of Burlington, and was 
prominently identified with other phases of Burlington's in- 
dustrial life. 

1902 

— David P. Stern, member of the bar of Greensboro, N. C, 
and trustee of the University, died at his home, 112 Fisher 
Avenue, at o :20 o'clock Sunday morning, December 20th. 
His passing came upon the community and the State as an 
unexpected stroke as he had been at his office the preceding 
day and was thought to be recovered from a slight illness 
which had been on him for a few weeks. Ten days previous- 
ly, Mr. Stent had returned from Xew York where he had 
gone to consult a specialist, but upon arriving in that city he 
had felt so much improved that he deferred the consultation 
Mr. Stern was born September 7. 1882, at Scotland Neck, 
of German parentage, his parents being Mr. and Mrs. Joseph 
Stern. \ sh irl timi after his lather's death, his mother and 
his two sisters, Missi I rieda and Sadii titer S. J, 

moved to Greensboro. Mi- mother died a few months ago. 

and his two sisters and brother are surviving, lie was mar- 

er 1 1. 101 ■ ■■' Laura Weil, the daughter of 

Mr. and Mrs. Sol Weil, of Wilmington and Yew York, and 
to that union a daughter was horn, little Frances, who i 
it' months of age. The mother and child survive. 

Mr. Stem graduated from the University in [902 with high 
honors. After a year's Study in the law school he n 

ense and began the practice of his profession in 1003. 
During hi- college days, he was a leader of marked ability 
and twice represented the University in debati against the 
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Mr. Stern's professional life began in 1903 in Kinston, 
where he spent two years. Upon first going to Greensboro 
he was associated with E. D. Broadhurst, then with J. J. 
Parker, now of Monroe, then with J. S. Duncan, and at the 
time of his death with W. H. Swift. In the Guilford county 
bar he was reckoned as a man of skill and breadth, and many 
times his eloquence has been the comment of the street fol- 
lowing his appearances in court cases. 

1905 
■ — Louchlin McLeod Kelly was killed in Birmingham, Ala- 
bama on October 19th, by a shifting engine. Mr. Kelly was a 
chemist and had been in Birmingham for several years. He 
was a native of Carthage, Moore County, where he was 
buried. 



In a splendid exhibition of basketball in Raleigh 
on February 8th, Virginia defeated Carolina by the 
score of 30 to 29. The game was fiercely contested 
throughout. The stars for Carolina were Captain 
Long, Johnson, and Tandy. 



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