'x^/y. "••'^, «• ~ ...^ , wS-" X'-xT .■SW^.A' ^library of dl^c UiuDersity of HortI] Carolina COLL IJ C T I O N O F NORTH C A R O L I N I A N A m^i^mr^ip^^,^^,,^ r? "PM^M^ci j. a^ K N D O W E D BY JOHN S P R U N T HI L L of the class of 1889 (^ 31 ?.0T2- ^.f. \f^ <> THE ALUMNI REVIEW Volume III APRIL, 1915 Number 7 OPINION AND COMMENT THE UNIVERSITY'S APPROPRIATION Another session of the Legislature has ended with the result that the University is to have for the bien- nium 11)15-16 a total of $145,- 000 annually, being the same total amount received during the years 1913-14, with a difference. The specific purposes for which this amount is to be used are: for maintenance $115,000; for permanent improve- ments $30,000. Of the total $60,000 for permanent improvements for the two year period, $40,000 is to be applied to outstanding notes for the University Inn and the grounds upon which the new dormitories and Peabody Hall stand. The remaining $20,000 is to be used in repairing the present buildings. While the total amount received is $40,000 less annually than that asked for — $125,000 for mainte- nance and $60,000 for permanent improvements — and while the total is also no greater than it was for the past two years — $20,000 being taken from the $50,000 previously given for permanent imjjrove- ments and added to the $95,000 heretofore given for maintenance — the net resTilt is that the University will have $20,000 more annually to put into its daily work, and it will be able to pay off indebtednesses which are at present drawing interest to the amount of $2500 annmilly. This of course, means the possi- bility of expansion internally, but it admits of no possibility whatsoever during the next two years of any external, physical growth. From many points of view the action of the Legis- lature is exceedingly favorable. The most pleasant feature connected with the appropriation is that seemingly it was given gladly. The only i-eason why more was not given was because the revenues of the State would not admit of it. Again, the additional $20,000 for maintenance means the possibility of greater work and better work within the University. From other points of view, the results are to be re- gretted. President Graham had asked for the mini- mum required for the conduct of the University upon the present basis of growth and efficiency, and in so far as the request was denied to tliat extent the Uni- versity will be limited in the service which it is ready to give the State and which the State so greatly needs. The most regretai)le feature however, is incidental to rather than inherent in the appropriations. As The Review sees it the failure of the Legislature to adopt a thorough-going revision of the revenue laws of the State means inability on the part of the State in the future to give adequate support not only to the Uni- versity but to many of the institutions which are striving to serve the State in its general upbuilding. nnn Under the exceedingly appropriate heading "Our Tribute,'' the Tur Heel has expressed for the Uni- PROFESSOR WIL- ^'erstiy its genuine delight inci- LIAM HOWARD dent to the three lectures upon the presidency delivered by Pro- fessor William Howard Taft, of Yale University, and its very great pleasure in having him as its guest. The "Tribute" follows: "A person who can face a college audience and de- liver three lectures on politics and go away carrying the good wishes and unanimous praise of that college is a man. Mr. Taft did that very thing. A college audience is the most critical audience in the world. It has the intolerance of youth, the pride of intellect and ennui of the too often amused. A college community attends a nine months' long chau- tauqua. Every grammatical slip, the smallest illogi- cal statement, the first dull or commonplace remark, the least partisanism brings its instant condemnation. Yet former President Taft ran this whole gauntlet and came out unscathed, unruffled, and wearing his ever present smile. The Tar Heel hereliy registers what a whole col- lege has already informally bestowed — a vote of thanks for being allowed to listen to and do homage to the good sportsmanship and good comradeship of our former President." nnn ' The circle of influence of the High School Debat- ing Union has, in the three years of the Union's" ex- istence, rapidly enlarged, and in the contest for 1914-15, which culmi- nated on April 9 in the victory for tli(! Wilson High School, embraced 91 counties, 250 schools, 1000 debaters, and a total audience of from 50,000 to 75,000 North Carolinians. Tlie phenontenal growth of the union focuses at- tention upon its real significance to North Carolina. THE WIDENING CIRCLE 176 THE ALUMNI REVIEW This, as The Review understands it, is many sided. Boys and girls are being trained in the weighing of facts, in reaching conclusions concerning important questions of the day, and in presenting these facts and conclusions in a forceful way. In doing this, every boy and girl participating in the debates dis- covers that all the facts relating to the question must be brought under consideration if the conclusions reached are to be final. All the facts can be found only through the use of library and informational re- sources. Consequently the value of a library in the study of any and all questions of interest to a com- munity is demonstrated. Again, school and commun- ity interest is aroused in every school which has membership in the union. Possibly the most import- ant result of the event is that from 50,000 to 75,000 persons receive a clear-cut, forceful picture of the subject under debate. No word of commendation for the originator of the union or for those whose labor has resulted in mak- ing it the power it is is necessary here. They have their abundant reward in the positive consciousness that they are directly aiding in the training of a fu- ture generation of strong, thoughtful leaders, and that they are contributing largely to the general educa- tional development of the citizenship of today. CHARLES WES LEY BAIN The death on Monday, March 15th, of Professor Charles Wesley Bain, head of the department of Greek since 1910, brought poignant sorrow to hundreds of friends and former students throughout the South and a sense of profound loss to the University to which during the past four years and a half he had rendered splendid service. The fact that he was so suddenly removed while seemingly in the midst of his labors, and at a time when even larger service and wider influence lay before him, deepened if possible the sense of this loss. Viewed in the light of scholarship. Professor Bain's attainments in the ancient languages and lit- eratures were widely recognized of the highest order. As a teacher he possessed the power not only of mak- ing clear the subjects which he taught but the finer, rarer power of inspiring his pupils with a love for them. As a man and member of the University he was impatient of all sham, generous and fair in all his dealing, wise in all his counsel, sympathetic, cour- teous, loyal, true. Scholar, teacher, friend, he gave freely of his rich life to all, and in his passing the University loses one of its most useful members and the State and South a distinguished scholar and gen- tlemen. INAUGURATION PLANS COMPLETE The Induction into Office of President Graham on April 21 Promises to be an Event of National Importance Plans for the inauguration of President Graham on Wednesday, April 21, have been practically com- pleted and will be carried out approximately as indi- cated below. The exercises will be given at 10 :30 o'clock in the morning with the academic procession. The inau- gural ceremonies will follow immediately after in Memorial Hall, and after a brief intermission a luncheon in honor of the delegates will be served in Swain Hall. In the evening at 9 :00 o'clock a recep- tion will be given in the Bynum Gymnasium by the University to all of its guests. The program for the day as at present outlined follows : ACADEMIC PEOCESSION First division — Student body, except Senior class and graduate students. 'Second division — Class of 1898. Third division — Alumni. Fourth division — County and city superintend- ents and teachers in public and private schools. Fifth division — Legislative committees, legisla- tors. State ofiicers, and Council of State. Sixth division — Board of Trustees. Seventh division — Senior class and graduate stu- dents. Eighth division — Supreme Court Justices. 'Ninth division — ^Representatives of educational and scientific societies and learned professions. Tenth division — Representatives of colleges and universities. Eleventh division — Faculty and officers of the University. Twelfth division — Speakers, Governor of the State, former presidents of the University and Presi- dent Graham. INAUGURAL EXERCISES IN MEMORIAE HALT, Music. Governor Locke Craig presiding. THE ALUMNI REVIEW 177 Invocation — Bishop Edward Eondthaler, of Win- ston-Salem. Address — Abbott Lawrence Lowell, president of Harvard University. Address — Frank J. Goodnow, president of Johns Hopkins University. Address — Edwin Anderson Alderman, president of the University of Virginia. Address — John H. Finley, president of the Uni- versity of the State of New York. Presentation of President Graham — Francis P. Venable, former president of the University. Administration of the Oatjh of Office — Walter Clark, Chief Justice of North Carolina. Induction of President Graham into Office — Locke Craig, Governor of North Carolina. Inaugural Address — President Edward Kidder Graham. Greetings from American State universities — George H. Denny, president of the University of Alabama ; from North Carolina colleges — W. J. Mar- tin, president of Davidson College; from the public schools of North Carolina — J. Y. Joyner, Superin- tendent of Public Instruction ; from the alumni- — George Stephens, of Charlotte; from the student body — T. C. Boushall, of the Senior class; from the faculty — L. P. McGehee, Dean of the Law School. University Hymn. Benediction — Bishop Edward Rondthaler. Music. LUNCHEON IN SWAIN HALL Following close after the inaugural exercises a luncheon will be given by the University to the dele- gates and representatives in attendance. Hon. Jose- phus Daniels, Secretary of the Navy, will serve as toastmaster, and the ranks of more than five hundred gTiests can be counted on to furnish a number of in- teresting speakers. The exercises of the day will be concluded by the reception in the Bynum Gjonnasium at 9 o'clock at which all the guests of the University will be present. SPECIAL TEAINS In order that visitors and alumni may reach the University on Wednesday in time for the exercises, the following special train service has been arranged : The regular train leaving Greensboro at 7 :30 A. M. will provide special cars for passengers from the North and others coming from North Carolina points who reach Greensboro by 7 :30 A. M. These cars will reach University Station at 9 :07 and will be brought to Chapel Hill by a special train from Eal- eigh. A special train will leave Raleigh at 7 :30 A. M., reaching University Station in time to pick up the special cars from Greensboro, and will arrive in Chapel Hill at about 9 :30. Returning, the special train for Raleigh will leave Chapel Hill at 6 :30 P. M. It will carry passengers for Greensboro and points North to University Sta- tion where they can take the regular 8 :20 P. M. train for Greensboro. THE TAFT LECTURES ON THE PRESIDENCY Former President William Howard Taft Delivers Three Lectures on the Presidency Professor William Howard Taft, former Presi- dent of the United States and now a member of the faculty of the Yale Law School, was the guest of the University during the week March 17-19, and inau- gurated what it is hoped may be made permanent a series of lectures on phases of American Govern- ment and Citizenship. The special phase of government treated by Pro- fessor Taft was the American Presidency, the broad theme of his discourses being "The Presidency: Its Powers, Duties, Responsiliilities, and Limitations." In his first lecture, Professor Taft considered especially the veto power, the relation of the cabinet to the president and to Congress, and the method or lack of method employed in making appropriations for carrying on the work of the government. He strongly advocated the budget system in transacting the government's business, thought it advisable that cabinet members should appear in Congress, advised that amendments to the constitution should be made only after the most careful consideration, and called on all Americans to stand by President Wilson in the hour of crisis with which the government is now con- fronted. The appointing power of the president, wider e.x- tension of the civil service, laws more considerate of the rights of aliens, the president's power to make war, were subjects discussed in the second lecture. Professor Taft jokingly admitted that the popularity of a president bore a rather decided ratio to the num- ber of offices to be filled, and urged that the time and energy of the president, through an extension of the 178 THE ALUMNI REVIEW GLIiirSES OF I'ROFESSOR TAFT ON THE CAlil'US scope of the civil service, should be withdrawn from the consideration of petty appointments and devoted to the serious duties incident to the presidential of- fice. In concluding his second address he spoke in special praise of the permanent government em- ployees who are rarely in the limelight but through whose ability and fidelity to duty the great work of the government is carried on. Professor Taft prefaced his third lecture with a happy reference to his stay in Chapel Hill and fe- licitated the University upon the fact that President Graham was to be officially inaugurated as its presi- dent and leader on April 21st. In this lecture he dis- cussed particularly the pardoning power of the pres- ident, the establishment of a court of international arbitration, and the president's very extensive pow- ers in all matters involving the nation's foreign policy and relations. During his stay in the village Professor Taft par- ticipated in a number of social and campus activities. Following his first lecture he was the guest of Presi- dent Graham and the faculty at a faculty smoker held at President Graham's residence. On the 18th he was the guest of the law school before which he de- livered a special lecture, and on the 19th he spoke to the members of the University Debating Union. After the last lecture he was the guest of the Dur- ham Bar Association at a special banquet given in his honor. JUDGE PALMER TO SPEAK Contrary to previous announcement, the bacca- laureate address on June 2d will not be made by Sec- retary of the Treasury McAdoo, but by Judge A. Mitchell Palmer, formerly a member of the House of Representatives from Pennsylvania and now a judge of the Court of Claims of the District of Columbia. Mr. McAdoo accepted the invitation of the Univer- sity before the date of the meeting of the Interna- tional Finance Conference had been determined, but on the fixing of that date found that the commence- ment date was in unavoidable conflict. COMMENCEMENT ADDRESSES SCHEDULED Announcement is made by the Bureau of Exten- sion that the following professors will deliver com- mencement addresses during the spring: M. H. Stacy, Lexington, May 6 ; A. H. Patterson, Jacksonville, May 11 ; Zebnlon Judd, Graham, May 11; H. W. Chase, Hillsboro, April 30; Collier Cobb, Wadesboro, May 11; C. L. Paper, Winston-Salem, May 28; L. A. Williams, Townsville, April 28; M. C. S. Noble, Seaboard, May 13. THE ALUMNI REVIEW 179 WILSON WINS THE AYCOCK CUP In a Splendid Contest, in Which, from Start to Finish, 1000 Boys and Girls from 250 Schools in 91 Counties Participated, the Victory Goes to Misses Lalla Rookh Fleming and Ethel Gardner, of the Wilson High School The third amiual final eoutest of the High School Debating Union of Xorth Carolina was held in Chapel Hill on April 8th and 9th. Misses Lalla Rookh Fleming and Ethel Gardner, representing the Wilson high school, were the successful contenders for the Aycock ilcmorial Cup. In the final debate in Memorial Hall they won the decision over Stewart Cowles and Cowles Bristol representing the States- ville high school. The query was "Resolved, That the United States should adopt the policy of subsi- dizing its merchant marine engaged in foreign trade." The Statcsville debaters had the affirmative side, and the Wilson debaters the negative. In many respects this contest was the most notable of the three final contests which have been held since the Debating Union was organized. For the first time the cuj) was won by two girls. The number of schools taking part in the finals was larger than had been the case any previous year. The debaters from one high school. Almond, of Swain county, traveled 331 miles to reach Chapel Hill, and the debaters from another school, Manteo, of Dare county, traveled 280 miles. In co-operative efi^ort on the part of students, professors, and others in Chapel Hill regarding entertainment for all visitors, the contest was marked. The debaters and other visitors had a thoroughly en- joyable and profitable time, and they went away with the heartiest good wishes for the University. THE PRELIMINARIES One hundred and ninety-six debaters representing 49 schools took part in the final contest. These de- baters were all successful in their triangular debates on March 26th. The teams on the afiirmative were divided into six sections for the first preliminary Thursday night, April 8, and likewise the teams on the negative were divided into six sections. From each of these sec- tions two teams were chosen for a second preliminary Friday morning, April 9tb. The schools which had teams making the second preliminary on the affirma- tive were : Statcsville, Jamestown, Manteo, Pinnacle, Burlington, Winston-Salem, Ivaleigh, Carthage, Waynesville, Elise, Lincolnton, and Louisburg. The schools having teams in the second preliminary on the negative were: Wilson, Piedmont, Cool Spring, Hendersonville, Raleigh, Lincolnton, Lowe's Grove, Manteo, Burlington, Black Mountain, Carthage, and Lumberton. The schools having teams in the second preliminaries both affirmative and negative were : Manteo, Burlington, Raleigh, Carthage, and Lincoln- ton. THE FINAL DEBATE Memorial Hall, which in recent times has been re- quisitioned for use in the final debate, was filled to its capacity on Friday night, April 9th. A crowd estimated at 2,000 and composed of debaters, teach- ers, principals, superintendents, and other visitors, students and members of the faculty of the Univer- sity, and citizens of Chapel Hill, was present. President Edward K. Graham presided over the debate, and E. R. Rankin was secretary. C. E. Mc- intosh, a member of the Class of 1911, now chief clerk in the State Department of Education, Raleigh, presented the Aycock Memorial Cup to the winning team in behalf of all the University's inter-collegiate debater's. The young debaters were given prolonged cheering as they walked to the stage and took their seats. A Xorth Carolina flag and a United States flag formed an appropriate background for the stage. The Aycock Cup stood directly in the center be- tween the affirmative and negative speakers. President Graham expressed a high sense of satis- faction that the University had as her guests repre- sentatives of the high schools, "\^^len the University sees you," he declared, "she sees herself and sees an occasion that represents Xorth Carolina. She sees Xorth Carolina's hopes and aspirations on this oc- casion more than on any other.'' THE SPEAKERS The first speaker on the affirmative representing the Statcsville high school was Stewart Cowles, 15 years of age. He asserted that the three factors in the nation's life are farming, manufacturing, and commerce. The Government has protected its farm- ing and manufacturing, but lias neglected its com- merce. On account of the lack of ships, all of our industries have been hampered. Our nation should no longer depend on foreign nations to transport its products. A subsidy of $10,000,000 would be most effective in Iniildiug up our marine. The first speaker on the negative representing the Wilson high school was !Miss Lalla Rookli Fleming, 180 THE ALUMNI REVIEW DEBATERS, TEACHERS AXD VISITORS ATTENDING TUB FINAL CONTEST OF THE DEBATING UNION 16 years of age. She outlined the argument of the negative thus : First, the policy of subsidy is wrong in principle; second it cannot effectively build up a merchant marine; third, there are other methods which will bring the desired results; fourth, these methods are desirable and right in principle. The policy is wrong in the first instance because it is a form of class privilege, involving a gift of money taken from all the people and paid to an individual or corporation. Subsidies destroy initiative and pri- vate enterprise, and can never build up a marine. Cowles Bristol, 17 jears of age, was the second speaker on the affirmative. He pointed out that 93 per cent of our trade is now carried in foreign vessels and reiterated that three great forces are at work in the nation's life. The man of commerce has been neg- lected in our scheme. A great merchant marine is needed and is essential for the completion of our eco- nomic system. Ship subsidies would promote our foreign commerce and make possible the assertion of our economic independence. We could adopt the subsidy policy at a comparatively small cost, $10,- 000,000 a year. Miss Ethel Gardner, 17 years of age, was the sec- ond speaker on the negative. She advocated other methods than the subsidy policy for building up the marine. A free ship policy, the free labor policy in employing seamen, and a revision of antiquated navi- gation laws were recommended. Unnatural restric- tions have kept our marine from having its normal growth. With the removal of these restrictions, the marine will grow of its own accord. The rejoinders were spirited on both sides and showed the ability of the young debaters to think quickly and express themselves forcefully. The decision of the judges, Messrs. H. H. Wil- liams, L. P. McGehee, W. S. Bernard, F. P. Gra- ham, and E. A. Greenlaw stood unanimous for the negative. In presenting the Aycock Cup, C. E. Mcintosh paid tribute to the High School Debating Union as an evidence of the increased and enlarged activity of the University. In the name of their elder brothers, the inter-collegiate debaters of the University, he pre- sented the Aycock Cup to the Wilson team. He pointed out that each debater present was a winner even though his name should not be inscribed on the Aycock Cup. Immediately after the debate a reception by the ■ Literary Societies was tendered all visitors in the Li- brary. This proved an enjoyable part of the pro- gram, affording as it did an opportunity for a general mingling together in good fellowship. CO-OPERATIVE EFFORT In carrj'ing through to a very successful conclusion THE ALUMNI REVIEW 181 STATESVILLE— MESSRS. STEWART COWLES AND COWLES BRISTOL, AFFIRMATIVE the final contest, praise should be given for the spirit of co-operation found everywhere. The members of the faculty acted as judges in the preliminaries and the final debate, and entertained in their homes the 29 young ladies who came representing their schools as debaters. The students acted as ofiicers for the de- bate preliminaries and entertained the boys and men. They co-operated heartily in giving the visitors a good time. The baseball management provided com- plimentary tickets for the Carolina-Bingham game. Automobile owmers furnished rides for the visitors. The Y. M. C. A. gave its building and the time and energies of its officers to the Debating Union. The great success of the contest is due largely to the co- operation found every^vhere. THE HIGH school debating union Since its organization in 1913, the High School Debating Union has met with a remarkable success. It has infused new life into the school system of the State. It has been decidedly beneficial to the de- hater, his school, his community, and the University. In 1913, 3G0 debaters representing 90 sr^hools in 45 counties took part in the contest. In 1914, GOO debaters participated representing 150 schools in 61 WILSON— MISSES LALLA ROOKH FLEMING AND ETHEL GARDNER, NEGATIVE counties. This year, 1,000 debaters participated, representing 250 schools in 91 counties. The Debating Union is a permanent part of the University's extension scheme. It will be pushed with much vigor next year. The list of schools taking part in the final con- test is : Angier, Bessemer, Black Mountain, Battleboro, Belmont, Burlington, Carthage, Clayton, Clinton, Cool Spring, Derita, Elise, Falling Creek, Gibson, Gilliam's Academy, Hendersonville, Hillsboro, Holly Springs, Jamestown, Jefferson, Kittrell, Lowell, Louisburg, Lowe's Grove, Lumbertou, Manteo, !^La- plevillc, !Mason's Cross, Nebo, Oak Hill, Ornmi, Piedmont, Raleigh, Rej'noldson, Rich Square, Ruf- fin, Statesville, Sylvan, Tarboro, Weldon, Whiteville, Wilson, Winston-Salem, Yadkin College, Almond, Lincolnton, Pinnacle, Stoneville, Wapiesville. GOLDEN FLEECE ELECTIONS The following men were elected recently to mem- bership in the order of the Golden Fleece: G. M. Long, R. B. House, T. C. Linn, Jr., R. M. Home- wood, F. F. Bradshaw, R. A. McDuffie, F. O. Clark- son, J. M. Parker. 182 THE ALUMNI REVIEW PROFESSOR CHARLES WESLEY BAIN, A.M., LL. D. Pi'ofessor Charles Wesley Baiu, head of the de- partment of Greek, died at his home on Franklin Street on March the fifteenth. A few weeks before, he had successfully withstood a very severe attack of dilation of the heart, and at the time of the second attack had so far improved in health that he liad expected to be able before long to resiime his college duties. His sudden death was therefore all the greater shock to the whole community. Professor Bain was born in Portsmouth, Va., in 186-i. After preparing at Gait's school in Norfolk and at McCabe's school in Petersburg, he pursued his collegiate training at the University of Virginia. In 1896 he received the degree of Master of Arts from the University of the South. He began his career as teachei' in a private school in Savannah, Ga. He then taught in the Rugby high school of Louisville, Ky., and later was classical master at McCabe's school. From 1895 to 1898 he was head master of the grammar school at Sewanee, Tenn. In 1898 he was called to the chair of Latin and Greek at the University of South Carolina, where he remained until in 1910 he accepted the headship of the depart- ment of Greek at the University. In 19i;» the LTni- versity of South Carolina conferred upon liim the degree of Doctor of Laws, and in the same year he was made an honorary memlier of Phi Beta Kappa by the chapter at the University of Virginia. Professor Bain was a member of the Classical As- sociation of the Middle West and South and of the American Philological Association. Recently, when a plan was on foot to form a Southern Classical So- ciety, he was chosen by his colleagTies in the South as chairman of the committee on organization. For several years he was an active member of the socio- logical conference established by the Jeanes Fimd for the study of the negro problem in the South. Professor Bain was the author of the First Latin Book of the Gildersleeve-Lodge Series, a book which immediately after its pul)lication took rank with the very best on the market. In 1895 he published with Ginn & Co. an excellent edition of Book VT of the Odessey and three years later brought out Book VII. In 1902 he published with Macmillan «& Co. an ad- mirable and widely used edition of selected poems of Ovid. He contributed the article on classical litera- ture to the Encylclopaedia Americana. The last thing from his pen was a complete and thorough re- vision of his First Latin Book, which he saw through the press just a few weeks before his death. He was, further, a contributor to the American Jnurnal of PhUoJoyy, the Nation, the Scwaiiee Review, and the Studies in Fhilology piiblished by the University. His writings are all stamped with the marks of the most thorough-going scholarship and his expression is characterized by a fine lucidity and accuracy of statement. His leaning was toward Greek sj-ntax, and in this field of investigation he was especially distinguished. The following is quoted from his former master and colleague, Mr. Gordon McCabo : "When my old master, the ilhistrious Hellenist, Dr. Basil L. Gildersleeve, ably assisted by Prof. Gonzalez Lodge, was bringing out in 1894 the re- vised and enlarged edition of his Latin grammar (the best textbook known to me in either English or Ger- man for advanced students of the Latin language), the early proof sheets were submitted to me and to Prof. Bain for suggestions and advice. These proof sheets were minutely gone over liy both of us and re- turned with that frank criticism that genuine scholars always welcome. Prof. Bain's labors were especially valuable in this revision, and page after page of the work as it stands today (notably in the 'Syntax') bears witness to the lu'cadtli nnd accuracy of his scholarship." Professor Bain's activities as a member of the University faculty were extremely varied and valu- able. He was sometime member of the general ex- ecutive committee, and during the current session he had been elected to the advisory committee of the Dean which administers the discipline of the Uni- versity. He had served on the athletic committee, the catalogue committee, the committee on public lectures, and on many others of importance in the conduct of the University's atfairs. In all matters which laid demands upon him for time and thought he was a generous, conscientious worker, full of con- structive suggestions and of enthusiastic plans for the progress of his department and of the University. He was at all times accessible to colleagues and to students, and identified himself with the many social and intellectual organizations which play so import- ant a part in the life of the campus. WOODARD AND WEIL TRUSTEES Two new trustees of the University were elected during the closing days of the last General Assembly. They were : Graham Woodard, of Wilson, a member of the class of 1900, to succeed F. A. Woodard, re- signed, and Leslie Weil, of Goldsboro, a member of the class of 1S95, to succeed E. R. Wooten, deceased. THE ALUMNI REVIEW 183 PLANS FOR REUNIONS ARE ON FOOT Extensive preparations are being made in Chapel Hill and by the various classes scattered over the State and nation for the class reunions which will be held during the approaching commencement. The University always extends a hearty welcome to the classes holding reunions and desires this year to have an especially large number present representing each class. The classes which will hold reunions this com- mencement are 1914, 1910, 1905, 1900, 1895, 1890, 1SG5. The reunion committee of the University has sent letters to all members of these classes urging a full attendance. Every member of each class is urged to be present. Nineteen nine and nineteen thirteen set the pace last year when they had 45 men and 50 men, respectively, present for their reunions. The word is flung out to the classes this year to sur- pass this record. Tuesday, June 1, is Alumni Day. It will be given over entirely to the alumni. In the morning there will be the general alumni meeting featured by the address of Mr. E. D. W. Connor, of Ealeigh, a mem- ber of the class of 1899, and the reunion exercises of the diii'erent classes. Each class will have twentj' minutes at its disposal, and will be represented by one or more speakers In the afternoon a baseball game Ijetween two of the classes will be played. During intermissions of the game the alunnii "stunts" will be given. It is hoped that each class will work up a separate "stunt," or something of the kind, for presentation at this time. During the evening the various classes will hold banquets, dinners, or smokers at difFerent points on the campus. These gatherings will prob- ably prove the most enjoyable features of all for the men present. All who expect to be present for the reunions are asked to notify E. R. Rankin, of the reunion com- mittee, Chapel Hill, to that effect. The Carr build- ing and possibly other doi-mitories will he turned over to the classes during their stay on the Hill. In the effort to make the reunions largely attended and successful in every respect, the reunion com- mittee at Chapel Hill has asked representatives of the various classes to act with it, as follows: 1914, Oscar Leach, Chapel Hill; 1910, W. H. Ramsaur, China Grove, and D. B. Teagiie, Sanford; 1905, Frank McLean, 115 East Tlst St., Xew York City, and ,1. K. Wilson, Elizal)eth City; 1900, W. S. Bernard, Chapel Hill; 1895, Harry Howell, Asheville; 1890, Dr. J. I. Foust, Greensboro; 1865, H. A. London, Pittsboro. These men will act as special commit- tees to work up large attendances of their respective classes, and to map out programs covering the stay of their classes on the Hill. They will be glad to hear from all of their classmates interested in the re- unions. DRAMATIC CLUB HAS SUCCESSFUL SEASON The University Dramatic Club recently completed a sixccessful trip to several of the State's larger cities. The play presented was Bernard Shaw's "Arms and the Man." Mr. F. O. Clarkson, '16, acted as busi- ness manager of the Club during the entire season, and Prof. G. M. McKie as coach. In the capacity of coach. Prof. McKie was assisted by Dr. Geo. Howe, Dr. H. M. Dargan, and Mr. R. H. Thornton. The schedule for this trip was: Eastern Carolina Training School, Greenville, March 8 ; Rockingham, 9; Charlotte, 10; Asheville, 11; Xormal College, Greensboro, 12. Large and enthusiastic audiences greeted the players at each point, and receptions or dances were given the members of the Chib after each performance. The Club was looked after in the different cities by alumni and friends, as follows : Greenville, Presi- dent R. H. Wright, '97, and David Moore, '15; Rockingham, W. N. Everett, 86, and John L. Ever- ett, '97''; Charlotte, C. W. Tillett, Jr., '09, Heriot Clarkson, '84, and Col. J. C. Horner; Asheville, Allen Morrison, '07, Geo. Shuford, Jr., '17, and Chas. A. Webb, '89; Greensboro, Herman Cone, '16, and R. M. Vanstory. The members of the cast were: B. L. ]\leredith, New Bern ; W. D. Kerr, Greensboro ; C. L. Coggins, Salisbury ; Bruce Webb, Asheville ; Leon Apple- white, Wilson ; W. P. M. Weeks, Washington, D. C. ; H. V. Johnson, Charlotte; J. L. Harrison, Raleigh. INTER-COLLEGIATE DEBATERS CHOSEN The triangular debate between the Universities of North Carolina, Virginia, and Johns Hopkins will take place on April 24th. Each debate will lie held on neutral ground as usual, Virginia and Hopkins meet- ing at Chapel Hill, Carolina and Virginia at Balti- more, and Carolina and Hopkins at Charlottesville. The query for the debate is, "Resolved, That the policy of colonization is desirable for the modern State." Messrs. Wade Kornegay and G. A. Martin will represent Carolina on the affirmative against Virginia, and Messrs. C. E. Blackstock and W. B. Umstead will represent Carolina on the negative against Johns Hopkins. Much interest is being mani- 184 THE ALUMNI REVIEW fested on the Hill in these debates, and the Univer- sity's representatives are working hard in prepara- tion for the contest. COMMUNITY RALLY A joint conunnnity meeting of the students in the Orange County Club, the ladies of the town Com- munity Club, and the citizens of Chapel Hill and Carrboro was held the night of March 24th in Gar- rard Hall. It was a community rally in prepara- tion for the Orange county survey. This survey will be one of the most complete and significant sur- veys made any^vhere in the country this year. Mayor W. S. Eoberson presided over the meeting. Mr. H. B. Marrow, president of the Orange County Club, in a brief address stated the object of the meet- ing. Clear and forceful talks were made by Dr. E. A. Abernathy, Mrs. Joseph Hyde Pratt, president of the Community Club, Mr. Marion Fowler, chair- man of the industrial committee of the Y. M. C. A., Rev. K. H. Riggs and Mr. Pearson, of Carrboro. Prof. E. C. Branson, the guiding spirit of the move- ment, was called upon and in a short summary ad- dress, indicated the possibilities for progress wrapped up in the survey in all the fields of country life and community welfare. The people in Hillsboro and on the farms throughout Orange have shown a spirit of active co-operation in the survey program. PHARMACY DEPARTMENT STARTS A PUBLICATION Announcement is made by the department of Phar- macy that the William Simpson Pharmaceutical So- ciety of the University will begin in April the issue of a quarterly journal devoted to matters of interest to North Carolina Pharmacists. The subject matter is to be handled in five departments — editorial, scien- tific research, commercial, locals, and alumni notices. The publication will carry advertisements and will be in charge of the following editorial and managing boards: J. G. Beard, editor-in-chief; W. H. Allen, assistant editor; E. V. Howell, F. J. Andrews, J. L. Henderson, J. E. Turlington, editorial staif; R. A. McDufBe, business manager ; R. H. Andrews, sub- scription solicitor; J. L. Henderson, advertising so- licitor; E. V. Kyser, treasurer. AN ALUMNI CATALOGUE NEEDED Editor Ai.uma'i Review: SiK : — There are a number of needs of the Univer- sity which are more obvious and apparently more pressing than that of a general catalogue, as for ex- ample, the problems of housing, teaching and caring for the rapidly growing student body, the work of the extension l)ureau, and other things with which we are familiar, but the need of a general catalogue is one which is constant and increasing. The fact that the University has been able to get along without it up to the present is simply another commentary on her marvelous resourcefulness and ability to get good results out of inadequate equipment. The future growth and welfare of the University depend largely upon the alumni, and it is of the highest importance that they be kept mindful of their alma mater's interest in them and her depend- ence upon them. The possession of a general cata- logue would be a vast assistance in keeping in touch with them and in carrying out any purpose which de- jjended upon their co-operation and contributions. The success of The Alumni Review in reviving in- terest in the old boys shows clearly what can be done in this direction. Apart from the usefulness of such a catalogue to the University itself, would be its value as a contri- bution to the historical and reference books of the State. North Carolina has suffered greatly in pres- tige and renown as compared with other states be- cause its events and achievements have been chron- icled with less care and completeness. A general catalogue of the graduates and students of the Uni- versity from its beginning to the present time would certainly be a step towards preserving and rendering accessible information which would otherwise con- tinue to mould in musty files and archives. Of course, the longer this work is delayed, the greater will be the difliculties attending its accomplishment ; records become misplaced and forgotten, vahuible papers are frequently tlirowm away as worthless, and there is always a danger of fire destroying what cannot be duplicated or replaced, especially when records are not preserved in fireproof vaults. As there are no funds available for this purpose from the legislature, it appears that the alumni will have to provide the money and the University do the work. As a beginning, I suggest that subscriptions for the catalogue be solicited from the alumni. This could be done without any expense for postage and printing by inserting in The Alumni Review, the Tar Heel and the Magazine, a blank coupon to be signed and returned, the signer subscribing to the work at a stated price. Along with the subscription coupon could be printed another one pledging the signer to contribute to the expense of the work also. If proper attention were called to these subscription blanks editorially in the publications printing them, there would doubtless be a generous response. It THE ALUMNI REVIEW 185 could then be ascertained what additional funds would be required to do the work and arrangements made accordingly. I should like very much to sub- scribe for at least one copy of the catalogue and con- tribute something towards the expense of getting it out. Hoping that a definite beginning may be made soon, I am, Sincerely yours, Lawrence S. Holt, Je., '00. Burlinffton, N. C. CAROLINA 6— OAK RIDGE 3 Carolina defeated Oak Ridge in the opening game at Chapel Hill March 26th by the score of 6 to 3. Williams was on the mound for Carolina and, though the day was damp and chilly, he showed strong evi- dence of his old form. Bailey made a pretty catch in centre. Bruce, Bailey, and Lewis led with the stick. Both teams fielded well. CAROLINA 1— WAKE FOREST In the first college game of the season Carolina defeated Wake Forest March 29th by the score of 1 to 0. The game was close and exciting at every turn. Carolina outhit by a good margin but it was Trusts' stumble after a long fly from Hornig's bat that enabled Lewis to cross the plate from second with the solitary run of the game. Shields and Ellis both pitched gilt-edge ball. Shields was unbattable in the pinches. Woodall caught a beautiful game and Zollicoffer made a circus catch in far right. Summary : Three-base hits — Ellis ; two-base hits — Trust; sacrifice hits — Ellis; base on balls, off Shields 3, off Ellis 1 ; struck out by Shields 8, by Ellis 5 ; left on bases, Carolina 3, Wake Forest 4 ; umpire, Caddell ; time of game, Ih., 50 m. CAROLINA AND AMHERST DIVIDE HONORS Carolina and Amherst broke even. In the first game Carolina outhit Amherst but Amherst outplay- ed Carolina. Errors, a wild pitch, and poor base- running told the story of Carolina's defeat. Patter- son led at the bat and Pope loosened a paling on the left field fence. Amherst 001 100 100—3 Carolina 000 001 000—1 Summary: Stolen bases, Patterson. Two-base hits, Goodrich, Patterson, Pope. Sacrifice hits, Munroe, Woodall, Zollicoffer. Hit by pitched ball, Bruce 2, Zollicoffer. Struck out by Robinson, 11, Williams, 10. Base on balls, off Robinson, 3, off Williams, 2. Passed balls, See, 2. Left on bases, Amherst 4, Carolina 12. Umpire, Kluttz. Time, 1 hour and 47 minutes. The second game was an air-tight pitching en- gagement. Shields and Goodridge to the fore. Bruce and Swasey featured in the field work. Goodridge hit a desperate three base hit but died on third. Score, Carolina 2, Amherst 1. Summary: Stolen bases, Bailey, Seaman. Sacri- fice hits, Goodrich, Hornig, Lewis. Three base hit, Goodridge. Double plays, Brown to Munroe; Pat- terson to Bruce to Pope, Struck out. Shields 7, Goodridge 5. Bases on balls, off Goodridge 3. Wild pitch, Goodridge. Hit by pitched ball, Swasey. Balk, Shields, Goodridge. Time of game 1 :35. Umpire, Kluttz. CAROLINA— WINSTON The annual Easter Monday games in Winston resulted in a dogfall between the Varsity and the Twins. Currie held Clancy's men to six hits but lost by a close score. Carolina batted hard and generally in the second and Williams pitched stingily. FIKST GAME Carolina 000 000 200—2 Winston 000 110 200^ SECOND GAME Carolina 310 600 000—10 Winston 000 100 000— 1 CAROLINA 4 — DAVIDSON 3 Carolina defeated Davidson in Charlotte the Tues- day after Easter by the score of 7 to 3. Shields was steady with men on and had better all round support than Groome. Batteries: Groome, Lawson and Alford; Shields and Woodall. Two-base hits, Hornig, Patterson, Woodall. Three- base hit, Austin. Struck out, Groome, 5 ; Lawson, 1 ; Shields 7. Base on balls, off Shields 2 ; Groome 2. Hit by pitched ball. Shields by Lawson. Double play, Somerville to Christenbury to Stough. Um- pire, Crayton. CAROLINA TAKES THE SECOND FROM VIRGINIA, HAVING LOST THE FIRST Before a record crowd in Greensboro Saturday April 10th Virginia defeated Carolina by the score of 5 to 2. Shields, who had shown reliability and headiness in the previous victories over Amherst, Wake Forest, and Daivdson, was away off form. His 186 THE ALUMNI REVIEW balls with stuff on them would not break over the plate and those which went over without the jump and the break were smashed to the outer regions. Williams commissioned for relief in the third inn- ing, held the heavy hitters well in hand. In the ninth inning with the air electric with the undying Carolina song "I'm a Tar Heel Born," Carolina started such heavy stick work that Coach Ryan had another pitcher warming up. Zollicoffer, safe on first, overslid third base when Bailey's two-bagger was shot back to third from centre. Edgerton, sent in by Coach Doak as a pinch hitter, promptly doubled, scoring Bailey. Hornig singled scoring Ed- gerton. Pope hit to third and was out at first. R Virginia 103 001 000—5 Carolina 000 000 002—2 Summary: Two-base hits, N. (Smith, Stickley, Bruce, Bailey, Edgerton. Sacrifice hits, Bailey, Berkley, Phillips, Stickley. Base on balls, off Shields 2 ; off Williams 3 ; off Drummond 4. Struck out, Shields 1 ; Williams 6 ; Drummond 5. Wild pitch, Williams. Double play, Patterson, unassisted; Pat- terson to Bruce to Pope; Lewis to Patterson. Left on bases, Carolina 8 ; Virginia 7. First base on errors, Carolina 1. Hits .oft' Shields 5 in 2 1-3 inn- ings; off Williams 5 in 6 2-3 innings. Time 2:05. Umpires Adkins and Sisson. Attendance, 5.000. The size of the crowd, the splendid dance, and the gala reception on all sides were due in considerable part to the Junior Athletic Committee of the Cham- ber of Commerce, John W. Umstead, Jr., '09, chair- man. Carolina came back Monday in thrilling sticking fashion to the quantity of 8 to 5. With the score in the third inning 3 to 1 against her, Carolina came in from the field to the accompaniment of unceasing singing and cheering and straightway pounded and pushed five men around the bases. Woodall, Bruce, and Hornig hit savagely through the game. Bailey and Lewis fielded beautifully. Marshall Williams, save for occasional wildness, was complete master of the game at every turn. Flannagin was replaced by Gammon who stopped the heavy hitting but not the scoring. R Virginia Ill 100 010—5 Carolina 105 002 OOx — 8 Summary: Earned runs, Virginia 2, Carolina 1. Two-base hits, Bruce, Hornig. Three-base hits, Woodall, E. ]Sr. Smith. Left on bases, eight each. Double plays, Berkeley to Paschall to White. Sacri- fice hits, Woodall, Zollicoffer, Lewis, E. W. Smith. First on balls, off' Williams 5, off' Flannigan 2, oft' Gammon 1. Struck out, by Williams 9, by Flanna- gin 2, by Gammon 1. Wild pitches, Flannigin 3, Williams 1. Hits oft' Flannagin, 6 in 3 and 2-3 inn- ings; oft' Gammon 3 in 4 and 1-3 innings. Time, 1 :50. Umpire, Dr. Adkins. JUNIOR WEEK FESTIVITIES Ajjril 8, 9, and 10 are marked as gala days in this gala year, packed with its Taft, Mott, and What-nots. Into these three days were crammed the delightful Junior Week Festivities and the significant high school debate. Five hundred visitors were here to add to the gaiety of nations and judges. The high school debater a:nd the Junior Week girl made us turn aside for a moment from French I and Eng- lish IV — gave us pause to forbear those ills we have and fly to joys we knew not of — to know no more, aye, there's the rub for in this dearth of spring no girls will come ! Class theatricals and Junior Prom, tense mind and free heart, eloquence and laughter all had their hour upon the stage and then were heard some more. Juniors declaimed and promenaded ; the Freshmen ran through "The Perils of Paul ;" the Sophomores gave a "Chapel Hill Cabaret" scene in which Wil- lard made a 240 pound Chocolate drop; the Juniors went down with the "Titanic in Haw River" and the Seniors climaxed it all by a musical comedy that stands unique among class stunts. And all the while ship subsidies resounded to judges and skirts swished and swirled to music. SENIOR STUNT The Senior Stimt made the biggest hit of Junior Week. It was an operetta of the first water ingen- iously conceived, handsomely staged, and attractive- ly presented. There was not a dragging moment; it went with a bound all the way through. The make- ups, the takeoffs, and the lines were true to form. The title of the stunt was "The Pill." The heart, soul, and brain of the play was W. Doub Kerr who directed, coached, and lived it — and incidentally played the part of the gypsy mother to a finish. Mr. Graham Harden played the title roll admir- ably. His voice was sympathetic and his interpreta- tion was good. Miss Margaret Berry, a Senior Law Student, played the part of the Co-ed and gypsy princess and elicited frequent rounds of ajiplause. Other personae were: The College Bull Fitzgerald The Good Egg : Woollcott Gypsy Lover and Villain Tamraz The takeoffs on the profs were catching. Marma- THE ALUMNI REVIEW 187 duke Cox as Deau Stacy, SlieiJard Bryan as Dr. Kaper, aud B. B. Holdeii as Prof. Williams out- Deaned — ^Cholly Leed — and Horaced these estimable worthies themselves. DR. BATTLE PROVIDES FOR A FUTURE PRIZE Former President K. P. Battle has recently hand- ed the president of the Xorth Carolina Historical Society the following self-explanatory letter : To THE Hon. President of the Xoktii Cakolina Historical Society : Sir: I ask the acceptance by yonr Society of a hermetically sealed tin box containing a copy of the catalogTie of one of America's largest department stores in which are descriptions and pictures of prac- tically all articles used now in the industries and avocations of the United States. This gift is on the following conditions : The box is to be opened in 1965, A. D., and again in 2015, A. D., and a student designated by the President of the Society shall write a thesis on the changes of the preceding semi-centennial jieriod. I request my descendants of those dates to pay $50 (fifty dollars) to the writer of the thesis. I have no doul)t that such payment will be duly made, as I have now seven children and grandchildren, married and doing well, who agree to this proposal. As I have also four great-grandchildren, it is almost certain that my descendants will lie numerous fifty and one hun- dred years hence. That the changes will be great and important in the articles in use in 1965 and 2015 may be gathered from the fact that the railroad system, telegraphs, telephones, the machines worked by electricity, air craft, submarines, and hundreds of other. inventions, have been made practical since T was born, and most of them within fifty years. Hoping that you may be able in health and strength to assist in opening the box in 1965, I am Very truly, Kemp P. Battle. Chapel Hi]], X. C, February 9th, 1915. H. M. BLALOCK WINS CARR MEDAL The festivities of Junior Week were opened with tlic fourth annual contest for the Carr Junior Ora- torical Medal between representatives of the Philan- thropic and Dialectic Literary Societies in Gerrard Hall at 8 :00 o'clock, Wednesday evening, April 7th. The meeting was presided over by Dr. C. L. Raper. The orators from the Dialectic Society were Messrs. T. A. Kent and J. O. Dysart. ^fr. Kent's subject was "Education the Eoad to Prosperity," and Mr. Dysart's "The Course of Democracy in Europe." The orators from the Philanthropic Society were Messrs. H. B. Hester and H. M. Blalock. Mr. Hes- ter's subject was "A New Program for Social Growth and Expansion," and Mr. Blalock's "Presidential Party Leadership." The judges. Professors A. C. Mcintosh, W. B. McNider, and J. M. Bell, decided the medal had been won by Mr. Blalock. Y. M. C. A. ELECTS OFFICERS The following is the personnel of the official family of the T. M. C. A. for 1915-16: J. Merrel Parker, president; Eraucis O. Clarkson, vice-president; F. E. Bradshaw, secretary, and L. H. Edwards, treas- urer. Work of a distinctive kind was done during the 3'ear ended along the following lines: a lost and found bureau was established; hundreds of books were handled by the book exchange; a Boy Scout camp was formed among the boys of the community ; work was carried on among the young men of Carr- boro, the freshman continuation committee was organized, and the night school for the negroes was continued. HARVARD CLUB HOLDS ANNUAL MEETING The Harvard Club of ISTorth Carolina held its an- ual meeting on the night of March 12th at Chapel Hill, Prof. E. 1ST. Wilson, of Trinity College, pre- siding, and Dr. Edwin Greenlaw, of the University, acting as toastmaster. The following Harvard men were present : Erom Trinity, Jfessrs. Wilson, Wolf, Lockhart, Yost, Moore, Hedrick, and Wannamaker; from Wake Eorest, Prof. McCutcheon; from Caro- lina, Messrs. Daggett, Cobb, Dey, Greenlaw, Patter- son, Hanford, Wheeler, Dargan, Starr, Parker and Royster. Dr. Howe, of Princeton, and Dr. Pratt, of Yale, were present as g^iests of the club. Mr. E. F. Parker, of Carolina, was elected secretary-treas- urer for 1915-16. Upon the death of Prof. C. W. Bain, Prof. E. C. Branson was appointed as Prof. Bain's successor as a member of the Commission for the Study of Negro l^rolilems in the South. Prof. Zebulon Judd will attend the sessions of the Conference for Education in the South, April 27-30, at T'liattanooga, Tenu. Tie will speak at the superin- tendents conference on "Types of schools to be in- cluded in a complete county system." 188 THE ALUMNI REVIEW THE ALUMNI R E V I EW 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. Graliam, '09 ; Ken- neth Tanner, '11. E. R. Rankin, '13 Managing Editor Subscription Price Single Copies $0.15 Per Year i.oo 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. THE UNIVERSITY IN LETTERS Cape Fear Cheonicles. By James Sprimt, Ral- eigh: Edwards & Broughton, lOl-i. Under the above title Mr. James Sprunt, of Wil- mington, a trustee of the University and founder of the Sprunt Historical Publications of the University, has recently brought out a most attractively printed and interesting volume concerning the Cape Fear River and the Cape Fear section in general. The follovping contributed review gives in detail the char- acter of .the volume : Mr. Sprunt's business sagacity and energy have created an extensive commerce at Wilmington, and he is widely known as the greatest cotton merchant in the world. In his early manhood he served the Confederate cavise as a purser on a blackade runner and had a career on the sea full of perils and adven- ture. Treasuring these memories he has delighted in tales of blockade-running, and he has heretofore made several interesting publications covering war- time experiences on the Cape Fear River. The present volume is a contribution to North Carolina literature, more extensive in its design and of a higher order than any of his previous work. It is not only entertaining and full of interest, as a lit- erary performance, but it is an important addition to the historical literature of the State. Some account is given of every event of conse- quence occurring on the Cape Fear, and Mr. Sprunt has increased the intrinsic value of his work by in- cluding many documents written contemporaneously with the events or by persons conversant with the de- tails. The book abounds in entertainment, and here and there one finds delightful humor. Mr. Sprunt's composition, especially considering his business ca- reer, is remarkable for its ease and grace; his style is excellent, while the diction is singularly pure and free from blemish. The opening chapters of the volume treat of the explorers on river travels, and the distresses that brought to an unhappy end the first colony at Charles- ton, on Old Town Creek. Then follows the perma- nent settlement at Brunswick by the Moores, and, later, the birth of Wilmington and the rapid inflow of population. From the narrative one observes that among the first planters were many men of wealth and culture, so that there was a notable difference between the early days of the settlement on the Cape Fear, with easy and frequent communication with England, and the conditions that entailed hardships on the settlers in the remote frontier. Orton and other residences of similar elegance were at once erected, while extensive libraries bear witness to a social life remarkable in a new clearing, glimpses of which are found in apt quotations from the writings of Colonel Waddell and Mr. McRee. Beginning with the return of Mr. George Davis from the abortive Peace Conference in February, 1861, Mr. Sprimt portrays most admirably the pa- triotic action of the Cape Fear people throughout the Civil War. In this he speaks with personal knowl- edge, and thorough sympathy ; and, so, likewise in his account of the blockade-running. That episode in the history of Wilmington has no parallel elsewhere, and no one has presented it so comprehensively and masterfully as Mr. Sprunt has done. Many of the minor incidents in the life of the com- munity, having local interest, also are presented; such as the appearance of the Prometheus, the first steamboat on the river; the visits of Presidents' Washington, Monroe, Polk, Filmore and Taft: of Clay, Webster, and Edward Everett, and the honor paid the remains of Calhoim and of General McKay. Knowing the benefits the railroads have brought, ]\rr. Sprunt gives ample space to their first introduc- tion and to their remarkable development; but he realizes that the chief factor in the commerce of THE ALUMNI REVIEW 189 Wilmington is the Cape Fear River, and his work is full and elaborate in describing the development of navigation on the river. Mr. Sprunt's conception of a local history has proved to be an admirable one, and he has been emi- nently successful in the execution of his design. He has written an entertaining and instructive volume, which is not only a credit to the State because of its literary merit and handsome dress, but a work of such intrinsic historical value that it will certainly be treasured by svicceeding generations. D D D Mixed Preterites in German. By 0. P. Rein. Johns Hopkins Press, 1915. The alumni and other friends of the University will note with interest the recent publication of an important book by a member of the University fac- ulty. This is Mixed Preterites in German, by As- sistant Professor O. P. Rein, of the German depart- ment. Dr. Rein's book is published as No. 5 of the series Hesperia, appearing simultaneously in Germany (Goettingen, Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht), and Balti- more (The Johns Hopkins Press), under the direc- tion of Professor Hermann Collitz, Professor of Ger- manic Philology, Johns Hopkins University. The purpose of this monograph, which was pre- sented to the faculty of Johns Hopkins University as a thesis for the doctor's degree, is to trace to its origin the occurrence of strong preterites ending in -e in 1. and 3. singular, indicative ; and to deter- mine, to some extent, the geographical distribution of such forms throughout the various periods from the earliest recorded usage (11th century) to the present time. The importance of a thorough-going investigation of this phenomenon is obvious from the fact (as noted in the Introduction) that no historian of the German language has given it adequate considera- tion. In the Introduction the general statement is made that the presence of this superfluous -e depends to some extent upon whether the document under con- sideration exists in manuscript or in printed form. Again, in early texts it is difficult to determine whether the form in question is indicative or sub- junctive, because the characteristic marks of these modes were often confused. Having stated the problem and the limits of his investigation, Dr. Rein proceeds to tabulate at con- siderable length (92 pages) the results of his exami- nation. From the literary monuments of al)Out 900 years are exhibited the instances of the forms under consideration. This collection of material furnishes the basis of all deductions concerning the prevalence and com- parative frequency of the -e preterites. It involves the careful reading of a large mass of literature, the accurate determination and classification of the oc- curring forms. It is to be noted incidentally that the -e forms are shown to be most frequent in the per- iod 1600-1700. Following this presentation of material are given at length the opinions of the older German gram- marians concerning the correctness of the -e forms. The chief opposition to these forms is found in South Germany. In another section are given the views of scholars who offer an explanation of the mixed preterites. Dr. Rein holds that all of these views contain elements of truth, but that none are adequate. In his final sec- tion giving his own conclusions, he states that his treatment of mixed preterites does not attempt to ad- vance a special theory for explaining the origin and development of these forms. But in objecting to ex- planations otherwise offered, he presents considera- tions based on the historical development of the Ger- man preterite, which lead to the belief that the mixed preterites are due to natural tendency in language unity and sjonmetry of inflection. Under this tend- ency the 1. and '?>. persons, singular of the strong preterite indicative received terminations, so as to make them conform to the general sclieme of tense inflection. Even from this brief notice it will be seen that this special study is a thorough piece of work. Its broad scope, careful deductions, and scholarly method will commend the work to the consideration of scholars. NEW WORK FOR THE UNIVERSITY Among the speakers who have visited the Univer- sity recently, no one has spoken more pertinently about North Carolina and its future than Bion H. Butler. In a recent number of the Neivs and Ob- server he wrote as follows concerning the Univer- sity's participation in forward movements in the State : One thing that is noticeable about the educational advancement of North Carolina is the departure into new lines all over the State. It is possible that this thing of making education more applicable to the needs of the people has something to do with the increasing interest in the schools. Along this line is tlie extension work the Univer- 190 THE ALUMNI REVIEW sity at Chapel Hill is undertaking. The county club work seems to be exciting an interest all over the State, and because the woi-k outlines things of local interest and jjertains to real problems the people seem to be taking a hand in the tasks and are reading and thinking. I have half an idea that North Carolina is heading toward a development in education about on a par with the development it is pushing forward in all other directions. THE COUNTY CH'B STUDIES The county study that is outlined by the University for county work is an innovation in educational practice as miich of the extension work is. The cen- tral force of the county study clubs is the North Carolina Club at the ITniversity. The intent of the club is to arovise an interest in every county that will result in the study of county and State affairs, the comparison of each coiinty with all the others and of the State with other States to see wherein the counties and the State might make greater progress. Probably the work that is represented by the Dur- ham county schools and by the county study in the University clubs is the most important thing in North Carolina at the present time. Like enough the University is doing on a wider scale what the county schools are doing in their more restricted sphere. Unfortunately the University is not so situated that the resident of each district can extend its work, for the districts can have a voice in how much can be done by the district by saying how much they will contribute. A THAXK YOU MA^AM ,TOB The University county club work is a sort of thank you ma'am job on the side, and a small fund for post- age and similar kindred incidentals aboiit covers the amount that may be expended on it. But that will be remedied in time, and meanwhile the stimulus given the counties will have started them on their own route toward broadening the educational facil- ities of the schools of their districts. THE UJs'IVERSITY NEWS LETTER The University is printing a weekly paper, the News Letter, which it is sending out to the papers all over the State, and the geniuses who get it up seem to have a sort of second sight in their faculty of find- ing pertinent material concerning the progress and development of the State and the counties. They go into everything, from the amount of meat each county buys from Chicago to the attendance at the moon- light schools. A DE_A10CEATIC UNIVERSITY A feature about the University work is that it is of the same democratic character as the farm bulle- tins that are issued by State and Federal agricultural departments, bringing every subject into the field of the student who is disposed to read or listen to lec- tures. For instance the professors of the University, who go to the counties to lecture without any further cost than the payment of their traveling expenses, take up such things as the relation of geology to the soils, water supply, crops, etc., giving to geology a prac- tical application that the ordinary man can compre- hend and feel interested in. The botanist deals in things that include bacteri- ology for the housewife, the professor of history re- fers to the local community as a field for the historian and possibly nothing comes nearer the mark than Prof. Walker's lectures on how to meet the newer de- mands on the school. THE STATE IS AROUSED All these things go to show that the school system of North Carolina is undergoing some marked changes as well as making progress from the Uni- versity clear down to the primary school at the cross roads, and all show equally plain that the State is aroused, in all sections, and on every social plane. THE LEONARD C. VAN NOPPFN LECTURESHIP Leonard C. Van Noppen, A. M., class of 1892, Queen Wilhelmina Lecturer on Dutch Literature at Columbia University, has begun a series of lectures at Eutgers College, in the historic old Dutch town of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The first lecture on "The Dutch Renaissance," February 18th, was at- tended by a large and appreciative audience. Oth- ers are to follow at short intervals during the re- mainder of the session. It is notable that the benefits of this lectureship, founded only about a year ago at Columbia, have been extended already to many colleges and universities, including, besides Rutgers, Amherst, Clark, David- son, Oberlin, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Johns Hopkins. DR. SMITH PRESENTS WAR PAPER Dr. C. Alphonso Smith has presented the Univer- sity Library with a complete file of the Frankfurter Zeitung published in Germany. The file begins with the outbreak of the war and continues to date, con- taining a complete story of the war, from the Ger- man point of view. THE ALUMNI REVIEW 191 THE GENERAL 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 THE CLASSES 1884 — Dr. George A. Mebane is a physician of Greensboro. — Dr. S. B. Turrentine, a minister and former presiding elder in the Methodist Church, is president of the Greensboro College for Women. — Julian Wood is a farmer, banker, and fisherman of Eden- ton. — J. A. Anthony is a lawyer of Shelby and is city recorder. — Rev. J. D. Miller is pastor of St. Andrews Episcopal Church, Greensboro. 1885 — W. C. Riddick is head of the department of engineering in the -\. & M. College, West Raleigh. He is also vice-presi- dent of the College. — Dr. Zeno Brown is a physician at Greenville. — H. M. Rowe is sheriff of Wilson county, located at Wilson. — A. D. Ward is a member of the law firm of Simmons and Ward, New Bern, and is State Senator from his dictrict. He is president of the Craven County Alumni Association of the University. — W. D. Pollock is a lawyer of Kinston. 1886 — W. H. Carroll is a leading lawyer of Burlington and is president of the Alamance County -Mumni Association of the University. 1887 — James McGuire is chairman of the board of commissioners of Davie County and lives at Mocksville. — J. N. Norfleet, Law '87, practices law in Tarboro. — -H. R. Starbuck, a judge of the Superior Court from 1894 until 1902, practices law in Winston-Salem. — R. N. Hackett, formerly Congressman, practices law in Wilkesboro and is president of the Wilkes Co. Alumni Asso- ciation of the University. 1888 — Rev. I. W. Hughes is rector of the Episcopal Church at Henderson. — O. D. Batchelor is a lawyer in Norfolk, Va. — ^H. E. Shaw is solicitor of the 6th N. C. judicial district at Kinston. — Dr. W. J. Battle is president of the University of Te.xas, at Austin. Dr. Battle is a native of Chapel Hill and a son of Ex. -President Kemp Plummer Battle. 1889 — C. W. Toms is vice-president of the Liggett and Myers Tobacco Co. and is located in New York City. — Herbert Clement is a leading capitalist of Mocksville. — Henry G. Wood is in the insurance business at Edenton. — Rev. Lacy L. Little, a member of the early Carolina foot- ball teams, is at present on leave of absence from his post of duty as a missionary in China. His address is Mangum. — T. W. Valentine is editor of the Western N. C. Times and manager of the Rector Publishing Co., at Hendersonville. 1890 — It is hoped that the twenty-five year reunion of the Class of 1890 at commencement 1915 will be largely attended. Every member of the class should endeavor to attend his quarter century reunion. Write to Dr. J. 1. Foust, Greensboro, in regard to plans for the reunion. — J. S. Holmes is state forester of North Carolina, located at Chapel Hill. — John Robert Williams is a lawyer and business man of Clayton, and a trustee of the University. — James C. Braswell is a prominent banker of Rocky Mount. — Stephen C. Bragaw is a successful lawyer of Washigton and a former judge of the Superior Court. — Victor S. Bryant is a leading lawyer of Durham. He has been a trustee of the University since 1901. — J. B. Philbeck is a teacher at Lattimore. — Gaston Battle is in the insurance and real estate business at Rocky Mount. — H. B. Stephens. Law '90, is a prominent lawyer of Asheville and a former judge of the municipal court. 1891 — Geo. E. Butler who attained the rank of Major in the Span- ish American War is now located at Clinton and is engaged in the practice of law. — G. W. Ward, Law '91, formerly a judge of the Superior Court, is practicing law in the firm of Ward and Thompson, Elizabeth City. 1892 — Perrin Busbee, of Raleigh, was recently elected a trustee of the University. — Bart M. Gatling, attorney of Raleigh, is now postmaster for that city. — A. H. Caldwell, a native of Salisbury, is superintendent of the Transylvania division of the Southern Railway at Bre- vard. 1893 — ^H. B. Parker, Jr., is a lawyer of Goldsboro. — J. T. Pugh is a lawyer in the firm of Elder, Whitman, and Barnum, Pemberton Building, Boston, Mass. — Dr. N. M. Gibbs, med. '93, who will be remembered as a member of the famous football team of 1892, is a successful physician of New Bern. — Dr. C. O'H. Laughinhouse has a large practice as a phy- sician at Greenville. He is a member of the State board of health. — Dr. R. W. Smith is a physician of Hertford. — Larry L Moore is successful in the practice of law at New Bern. His firm is Moore and Dunn. 1894 — A. Caswell Ellis, a native of Louisburg, is professor of education in the University of Texas, at Austin. — Dr. Chas. Roberson is a successful physician of Greensboro. — L. E. Barnes is with Hackney Bros, and Co., at Wilson. He has been with this firm for 14 years. — W. M. Hendren is a member of the firm of Manly, Hen- dren, and Womble, lawyers, Winston-Salem. — T. S. Rollins is a member of the law firm of Martin, Rollins and Wright, Asheville. 1895 — The twenty year reunion of the class of 1895 to be held 192 THE ALUMNI REVIEW during the approaching commencement promises to be an event of much success and significance in alumni circles. A large representation of the class is expected. Harry Howell, of Asheville, has charge of arrangements for the reunion. — Alex M .Winston is a successful lawyer of Spokane, Wash- ington. — William C. Kluttz is practicing medicine in El Paso, Texas. —Word H. Wood is treasurer of the American Turst Co., of Charlotte, and secretary of the North Carolina Railroad by appointment of Governor Craig. • — R. W. Allen is superintendent of the Sanford public schools. — F. M. Stronach is manager of the Raleigh branch of the Underwood Typewriter Co. • — George B. Wills is in the building and construction business in New York, with offices at 101 Park Ave. 1896 — David Collin Barnes, Law '96, is attorney and counsellor at law at Murfreesboro. He is a trustee of the University, and a former member of the State Senate. — D. F. Nicholson, formerly superintendent of the Waynes- ville public schools, is professor of pedagogy in the Greens- boro College for Women. — David Kirkpatrick, .center on the famous football team of 1892, is a farmer in Guilford County, living near Greensboro. — R. T. Wills is secretary and treasurer of the Wills Book and Stationery Co., at Greensboro. — Thos. Hooker is in the bottling works business at Green- ville. — Dr. D. R. Bryson, at one time a physician of Charlotte, is now a physician of Bryson City. 1897 — F. J. Haywood is secretary and treasurer of the Brown Manufacturing Co., makers of cotton goods, Concord. — H. G. Connor, Jr., a member of the first debating team which represented the University, is a lawyer of Wilson. — J. M. Carson is a lawyer of Rutherfordton, and a trustee of the University. — Michael Schenck is solicitor of the 18th N. C. judicial district, at Hendersonville. — Dr. W. T. Parrott is a successful physician of Kinston. — W. J. Horney is auditor for the Arctic Ice and Coal Co., at Greensboro. He plans to attend the inaugural exercises. — Robert H. Wright, sometime connected with the Baltimore City Schools, is president of the East Carolina Teacher's Training School, at Greenville. 1898 — ^Dr. J. J. Van Noppen is a physician of Spray. — Charles Hughes Johnston is professor of secondary edu- cation in the University of Illinois, at Urbana. He is one of four editors of a new journal entitled Educational Ad- ministration and Supervision. — G. S. Ferguson, Jr., is a lawyer of Greensboro, a member of the firm of Wilson and Ferguson. He is also referee in bankruptcy. — Dr. G. E. Newby, until recently a physician of Newport News, Va., now practices his profession at his old home, Hertford. —P. W. McMullan practices law in Hertford. — David H. Blair, Law '98, practices his profession in Win- ston-Salem. —The inauguration of Edward K. Graham as president of the University of North Carolina will take place April 21. 1899 J. E. Latta, Secretary, 207 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 111. — Dr. J. B. Phillips practices medicine in Battleboro. — C. R. Hoey, Law '99, of Shelby, is assistant district attor- ney for the Western N. C. federal district. — H. M. London is chief deputy in the office of the collector of Internal Revenue for the eastern district of N. C, at Raleigh. — E. J. Barnes, formerly superintendent of schools for Wilson county, practices law in Wilson. — J. D. Grimes is a prominent lawyer of Washington. — Dr. E. S. English, med. '99, is a physician of Brevard. — T. C. Bowie, a leading attorney of Jefferson, is Speaker of the House of the N. C. Legislature. — J. D. Grimes is a leading attorney of Washington. His firm is Ward and Grimes. — W. S. Wilson has been elected legislative reference libra- rian for North Carolina. Formerly he was corporation clerk to the Secretary of State. — Francis M. Osborne is an Episcopal minister at Charlotte. 1900 W. S. Bernard, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. — Plans are maturing for the fifteen year reunion of the class of 1900, which will be held during Commencement. Every 1900 man is urged to come back for the reunion and renew his college friendships and associations. Write to W. S. Bernard, Chapel Hill, in regard to the program. — W. E. Hearn, a native of Chapel Hill, is an inspector for the U. S. Bureau of Soils. Lately he has had charge of work done in Rowan and Wayne Counties. — Geo. N. Coffey has moved from Wooster, Ohio, to the University of Illinois, Urbana, 111. — J. F. Plummer is engaged in the banking business at Salis- bury. — C. E. Thompson is a lawyer of Elizabeth City, a member of the firm of Ward and Thompson. — T. E. Landquist, Phar. '00, is manager of the Shaflfner- Landquist Drug Co., Winston-Salem. — ^Henry Reynolds is a lawyer of Wilkesboro. 1901 F. B. Rankin, Secretary, Rutherfordton, N. C. — H. D. Bateman, of Greenville, is assistant State bank ex- aminer for North Carolina with headquarters in Raleigh. — F. S. Wray is farming at Ridgeway, S. C. — K. Van Winkle is a lawyer in the firm of Harkins and Van Winkle at Asheville. • — T. J. Harkins is a member of the law firm of Harkins and Van Winkle, Asheville. — J. H. Folger, Law '01, is an attorney of Mount Airy. — G. V. Cowper practices law in Kinston. He was last fall elected president of the Lenoir County Alumni Association of the University. 1902 R. A. Merritt, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. — J. C. Brown is owner and manager of the Pepsi Cola Bottling Co., at Wilson. — Chas. A. Jonas is a lawyer of Lincolnton. He is a member of the State Senate. — Thos. J. Hill is a member of the firm of Dillard, Hill, and Axley, lawyers, of Murphy. — G. Miller Hinshaw is a real estate man and farmer at Winston-Salem. THE ALUMNI REVIEW 193 — Dr. R. N. Duffy practices his profession, medicine, at New Bern. He specializes in surgery. — J. F. Duncan is attorney and counsellor at law at Beau- fort. He specializes in admiralty and insurance law, corpora- tion and commercial law. — Dr. John A. Ferrell is assistant director general of the In- ternational Health Commission, with headquarters at present in Washington, D. C. He expects to move his headquarters to New York City about May 1. 1903 N. W. W.\LKER, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. — J. J. Skinner is investigating soil fertility in the laboratory of the Bureau of Soils, Washington, D. C. — R. C. Morrow was a teacher in a mission school in Mexico previous to last May. At present he is a teacher in a mission school in the lower Rio Grande Valley, located at San Benito, Texas. He writes that R. C. Morrow, Jr., virill enter U. N. C. in about fifteen years. — Chas. U. Harris is a prominent lawyer of Raleigh, with offices in the Commercial Bank building. —J. S. Whitehead is in the general insurance business at Wilson. — J. B. Ramsey is president of the First National Bank of Rocky Mount. — B. C. Tavis practices law in Winston-Salem. — J. H. Thompson is a member of the firm of C. M. Thomp- son and Sons, lumber dealers at Le.xington. — F. S. Hassell is a member of the firm of Woodard and Hassell, lawyers, at Wilson. 1904 T. F. HiCKERSON, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. — Ernest L. Sawyer is a lawyer of Elizabeth City. He is also Police Justice. — Lloyd R. Hunt is superintendent of the water and light system for Lexington. — T. D. Morrison is a member of the firm of T. S. Morrison and Co., wholesale and retail vehicle and implement dealers, of Asheville. — Dr. W. P. Jacocks, formerly state director for the Rocke- feller Sanitary Commission, has sailed for Kingston, St. Vincent Island, British West Indies. He will serve as direc- tor of hookworm and sanitation campaigns for the Interna- tional Health Commission in St. Vincent Island. The Ra- leigh Times says that it would not be surprised to hear of Dr. Jacocks training football teams among the Barbadoes. — Lawrence S. Holt, Jr., of Burlington, is now engaged in the management of the Aurora Cotton Mills of Burlington, and the Gem Cotton Mills of Gibsonville. He is also president of the Sevier Cotton Mills of Kings Mountain, and vice- president of Altamahaw Cotton Mills near Elon College. 1905 Dr. Frank McLean, Secretary, 115 East 71st. Street, N. Y. — The ten year reunion of a class is always a most interesting occasion. It is desired that every 150S man return and help make his reunion memorable. Plans for the reunion are in the hands of Frank McLean, 115 E. 71st St., New York City, and J. K. Wilson, Elizabeth City. Either of these men will be glad to send full particulars. — Ronald B. Wilson is editor of the Waynesville Courier, at Waynesville. — Thomas G. Faucett is a bank cashier in his home town. Mount Airy. — Henry P. Lane, Law 'OS, of Reidsville, is a judge of the Superior Court of North Carolina. — ^HjTnan H. Phillips is a lawyer of Tarboro and is solicitor of the recorder's court. — Alvis Patterson, Phar. '05, is manager of the Patterson Drug Co., at Wilson. — Dermot ShemweU is president of the First National Bank of Lexington. — F. W. McBrayer is a lawyer of Rutherfordton, a member of the firm of McBrayer and McBrayer. — W. O. Watkins, Phar. '05, is manager of the Thompson- Watkins Drug Co., Rutherfordton. — Branner Gilmer is a lawyer in the firm of Gilmer and Gil- mer, Waynesville. — J. G. Adams is a member of the law firm of Merrimon, Adams, and .'\dams, Asheville, and is judge of the municipal court. — Clem Wrenn is cashier of the Deposit and Savings Bank of North Wilkesboro. 1906 John A. Parker, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. — J. S. Calvert is vice consul for the United States at Buenos Ayres, South America. — B. S. Warren, Phar. '06, is manager of the Warren Drug Co., at Greenville. — J. H. Howell, Law '06, is a member of the law firm of Howell and Bohannon, at Waynesville. — E. E. Gray, Jr., is engaged in the fire insurance business at Winston-Salem. — J. F. Yokley is a business man of Mount Airy. — H. C. Carter, Jr., is a lawyer of Washington. — Dr. B. E. Washburn has charge of sanitation and hook- worm campaigns for the International Health Commission in Trinidad. His address is Port of Spain, Trinidad. — Dr. W. H. Kibler is whole time health officer for Nash County, succeeding Dr. B. E. Washburn, '06, resigned. — Ray Henry is taking special work in Economics and Law at Harvard. Formerly he was a chemist in the employ of the Virginia-Carolina Chemical Co., Richmond, Va. — The Raleigh Times says editorially: "Although nobody has mentioned it, the wayfarer does not need to be told that Victor Lee Stephenson, erstwhile of Statesville, is helping Colonel Wade Harris put some punch in the Charlotte Observer." —James W. Osborne, a native of Charlotte, is a lawyer in New York City. 1907 C. L. Weill, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. — W. S. Dickson, formerly with the Asheville Cacette News is now city editor of the Greensboro Daily News. — J. Burt James, a former captain of the varsity nine, is a lawyer of Greenville and is mayor of the city. — W. H. Pittman is making a success as superintendent of the Edgecombe county schools, at Tarboro. — R. T. Fountain, Law '07, is a successful lawyer in Rocky Mount. —J. B. Whittington, Phar. '07, is now a physician of Winston- Salem. At one time he was assistant in the University Phar- macy School. — E. B. Jeffress is business manager and part owner of the Greensboro Daily News. —J. H. D'Alemberte is with the Fisher Real Estate Agency, 200 S. Palofax St., Pensacola. Fla. 1908 Jas, A. Gray, Jr., Secretary, Winston-Salem, N. C. — F. B. Hendricks is living in Hillsboro and is building a 194 THE ALUMNI REVIEW large steam auxiliary plant for the Southern Power Co., near University Station. — Chas. A. Hines, Law '08. practices his profession in Greens- boro. — Dr. J. B. Watson, M. D., '08, is a successful physician of Raleigh, with offices in the Tucker building. — E. G. Bond is a lawyer of Edenton. — L. W. Gaylord is a member of the law firm of Gaylord and Gaylord at Plymouth. — L. A. Walker, Law '08, is a successful barrister of Lexing- ton. —Wiltshire Griffith, Phar. '08, is manager of the Rose Drug Co., Hendersonville. — Dr. H. B. Rowe, Med. '08, is a physician of Mount Airy. — H. C. Caviness, Law '08, practices law in Wilkesboro. He was a member of the General Assembly in 1911. — G. V. Harper continues with the circulation department of the Charlotte Observer. — F. L. Huffman is with the Blue Ridge Furniture manufac- turing Co., at Marion. 1909 O. C. Cox, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. — Elden Bayley is with the Calfway Milker Co., 30 N. Michi- gan Ave., Chicago, 111. — K. D. Battle is a lawyer at 603 Symes Building, Denver, Col. — Martin F. Douglas, the author of some good poems during his college days, practices law in the firm of Douglas and Douglas, Greensboro. — E. R. Oettinger is a partner in the mercantile firm of J. and D. Oettinger, at Wilson. — Jno. M. Queen is a lawyer and Police Justice at Waynes- yille. — Frank D. Crawford is assistant paymaster for the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., at Winston-Salem. — R. S. Scott is with the Williams and Sheltou Co., wholesale dry goods dealers, of Charlotte. 1910 W. H. Ramsaur, Secretary, China Grove, N. C. — The class of 1910 is planning to hold a record five year reunion at the approaching commencement. Plans for the oc- casion are in charge of W. H. Ramsaur, China Grove, and D. B. Teague, Sanford. Either of these men will furnish full information. — T. T. Murphy is superintendent of schools for Pender County, at Burgaw. — A. H. Wolfe, president of the class of 1910 during its senior year, is teaching History and coaching debaters in the Durham high school. — Joseph Henry Johnston, at one time principal of the Haw- fields high school, is taking special work in education in the University of Illinois, at Urbana. — ^Thos. P. Nash, Jr., who formerly was located in Wilming- ton, now resides in Elizabeth City. — Edward C. Jerome of Salisbury leads the Yale debating team this year in the triangular debate with Harvard and Princeton. — ^S. S. Nash is engaged in the fire insurance and mercantile brokerage business at Tarboro. — E. C. Bivens, Law '10, is an attorney of Mount Airy. — Lindsay Warren is a lawyer of Washington, a member of the firm of Warren and Daniel. — J. H. Bonner is a lawyer in the firm of Rodman and Bonner, Washington. — Nixon S. Plummer, one of the best newspaper men who have gone out from tlie University recently, has resigned the position of city editor of tlie Greensboro Daily Ne'cvs. — In the recent medical examinations in Alabama, Lee F. Turlington headed the list of successful applicants. He is at present with tlie St. Vincent Hospital, Birmingham. 1911 I. C. MosKR, Secretary, Graham, N. C. — Geo. E. Wilson, Jr., Law '11, is in the general insurance business, 10 E. 4th St., Charlotte. — Dr. N. F. Rodman is with the Presbyterian Hospital at Philadelphia. — M. A. White is assistant actuary in the home office of the Southern Life and Trust Co., at Greensboro. — H. L. Newbold, a native of Elizabeth City, is with the Merchants National Bank, Raleigh. — W. B. Ellis is with the Sou. Pub. Utilities Co., of Winston- Salem. Formerly he was at Lynn, Mass. — Kenneth Tanner is treasurer of the Cleghorn Mills, manu- facturers of fine combed yarns. Rutherfordton. — I. C. Moser has located at Graham for the practice of his profession, law. — L. E. Hesterly, Phar. '11, is with the Justus Pharmacy, Hendersonville. — Jas. A. Hutchins, Phar. '11, is proprietor of Hutchins Drug Store, Winston-Salem. — Dr. John T. Dobbins is an instructor in chemistry at the A. & M. College, West Raleigh. — Eugene C. Ward is a member of the law firm of Smathers and Ward, Asheville. — Dr. W. P. Belk is with the Episcopal Hospital, Philadelphia. — Edgar W. Turlington was successful in the effort to secure license at the recent law examinations in Alabama. He is located in Birmingham. — V. W. Osborne is an instructor in physical training at the Stone Mountain Academy. Stone Mountain, Ga. 1912 C. E. Norman, Secretary, Columbia, S. C. — Wm. B. Cobb is investigating soil fertility and crop adap- tation in the Mississippi delta lands, working from Pine Bluff, Arkansas. — Wm. Myers Jones has joined the city staff of the Charlotte Observer and will act as sporting editor during the baseball season. — ^C. R. Thomas, Jr., of Chicago, spent a few days on the Hill recently. He is in the magazine business, connected with the editorial side of Engineering and Contracting. — Joel R. Hill, a native of Lexington, is an architect at Win- ston-Salem, with offices in the Wachovia Bank Building. Formerly he was in Richmond. — F. B. Hooker is in the leaf tobacco business at Greenville. — Ale.x Webb, Phar. '12, is manager of the Wilson Drug Co., at Wilson. — Page K. Gravely, Law '12, is senior member of the legal firm of Gravely and Gravely, Rocky Mount. — H. L. Parish, Jr., continues as purchasing agent for the Durham Traction Co., at Durham. — J. G. Nichols continues as assistant State bank examiner for North Carolina, with headquarters in Raleigh. — K. E. Bennett, Phar. '12, is manager of the Bryson City Drug Co.. at Bryson City. — R. M. Hanes is secretary and treasurer of the Carolina Ice and Coal Co., Winston-Salem. Following his graduation from the University in 1912, he took a year's course in busi- ness administration at Harvard. THE ALUMNI REVIEW 195 — W. W. Rankin, Jr.. A. M. '12, is this year pursuing special work in mathematics at Harvard University. — J. R. Sloan is making a success as superintendent of schools in his home town, Franklin. — Tom Moore lives in Webster and practices law in Sylva. He was a clerk to the last General Asembly. 1913 A. L. M. Wiggins, Secretary, Hartsville, S. C. — The marriage of Miss Pauline Lawton and Mr. A. L. M. Wiggins will take place April 28th in Hartsville, S. C. — J. L. Parker is county surveyor for Hertford County, located in his home town, Ahoskie. — F. M. Grice, Jr., is with the Sharber and White hardware company in his home town, Elizabeth City. — H. H. Boone, Phar. '13, is with the Standard Pharmacy, Elizabeth City. — T. S. Hughes is with the firm of Banks and Hughes, wholesale grocers, Elizabeth City. — Robert C. Jurney has resigned his position with tlie North Carolina Soil Survey and accepted a position with the United States Soil Survey. He is located at present in Alexandria, La. — T. J. Hoover continues as principal of the Onancock High School, Anancock, Va. — F. H. Higdon is with the Cleveland Grocery Co., wholesale dealers, at Cleveland, Ga. — F. H. Kennedy is principal of the boys department of the Lees-McRae Institute at Plumtree. He expects to enter the Harvard Law School next fall. — T. M. Ramsaur is assistant principal of the Wilmington High School. — Lowry Axley is this Spring principal of the Denton High School. Formerly he was engaged in practicing law at Murphy. — F. E. Howard is principal of the Abbottsburg high school. — Geo. P. Wilson, instructor in English at the Texas A. & M. at College Station, has an article in the current number of the "Educational Review." — Dr. H. F. Stevenson has located in Waterloo, N. Y. for the practice of dentistry. 1914 Oscar Leach, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. — The custom of holding one year reunions is proving popu- lar. Nineteen fourteen is planning to surpass the record of fifty men present which was made by 1913 last Commence- ment. Write to Oscar Leach, Chapel Hill, in regard to plans for this coming big reunion. — J. T. Pritchett is connected with the business management of the Caswell Training School, at Kinston. — Geo. H. Ward is a lawyer in the firm of Morgan and Ward, Waynesville. — Hugh Mease is with the Champion Fibre Co., in his home town. Canton. STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSIONERS The foll(nving University professors and ahunni are members of the recently created State Hic,hway Commission: Gov. 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