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Volume IV 

MARCH, 1916 

Number 6 


The Review carries here at its mast liead this 

month the most important announcement that it has 

. ., had this year. It is contained in a 

A SPLENDID . . • , _, _ 

CHALLENGE letter from Judge Win. r. Lraum, 

of Greensboro, a big-brained, prac- 
tical man, a lawyer of eminence and insight, who 
loves his State, and who believes in doing big things 
in a biar wav. 

This is the letter: 

Prof. E. C. Branson, 
The News Letter, 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 
My deak Sir: 

In the last number of the News Letter, you note 
two gifts, — one for ten dollars and one for twenty- 
five dollars, and wonder what an immense amount of 
good could be accomplished if the News Letter had an 
annual income of five thousand dollars. I have writ- 
ten you heretofore my estimate of the immense 
amount of good this little sheet is doing, and have 
expressed the wish that it could be placed in the 
hands of every farmer and business man in the State. 
I write now merely to say that I will gladly be one 
of fifty persons to give one hundred dollars annually 
for five years, for the publication and circulation of 
this invaluable paper. This would insure you for 
at least five years the annual income desired. 

With kindest regards, 1 remain, 

Yours very truly, 

(Signed) Wm. P. Bynum. 

What Judge Bynum says of the News Lietter, as 
an influence touching the interest of every business 
man, every farmer, every citizen of the State, has 
been said hundreds of times. No more important 
testimony to its interest and value could be found 
than the fact that it has steadily grown during its 
eighteen months of existence from one thousand to 
over seven thousand five hundred circulation every 
week. Fifty-seven individual requests came to it 
through the mails the past six days. It is copied in 
the daily press, it inspires innumerable editorials, it 
goes to men of influence in thirty-three states, it goes 
to every community in this State. 

What distinguishes it from most informational 
literature is this: people like to read it! What dis- 

tinguishes it from the news-sheets issued by some of 
the Western universities is that the news it gives is 
not news about the University; it is news about the 
State that the University has discovered. 

Judge Bynum's proposition is not primarily a 
proposition to the alumni as alumni. His concern 
for extending the influence of the Neius Letter and 
handling it on the big basis that its worth and oppor- 
tunity merit is a patriotic concern for the State. It 
is the proposition of a citizen who would seize the 
opportunity to make a vital contribution to the prog- 
ress of the state in a practical and permanent way. He 
believes that the power of the News Letter for good 
is immense, and that that power can be multiplied 
by multiplying its circulation. He, furthermore, be- 
lieves that there are forty-nine other men in the State 
who will be interested in investing one hundred dol- 
lars a year for five years in this campaign to sub-soil 
North Carolina opinion with fertilizing facts about 
North Carolina, and to tell the people of other states 
what we are and what we are doing. 

The Review shares this belief and rejoices in it. 
It is evidence that we are coming into a large way of 
looking at our problems, and into the means to en- 
able us to handle them in the large way that they re- 
quire. Great returns come only from great invest- 

Anyone who would like the opportunity of joining 
Judge Bynum in making this investment, and so put 
this big plan through, may communicate with The 


The lectures recently given under the auspices of 
the Philological Club by Mr. E. A. Loew, of Ox- 
i ofw ^ or< ^ University, represent a phase of 
LECTURES t ' 2e ac ti yu ' es °f the University which 

deserves more than a passing notice. 
The list of lectures given before the University this 
year is distinguished both in the prominence of the 
speakers and in the value and interest of their sub- 
jects. But Mr. Loew's lectures were of a type often 
neglected by institutions of learning. To use a term- 
inology borrowed from the scientists, they dealt with 
pure learning as differentiated from the applied 
learning that is usually the theme of university lee- 



tures. Thus, the first lecture dealt with the story of 
a mediaeval manuscript of Tacitus, and greatly in- 
terested the audience not only because it was an ex- 
cellent illustration of scientific method applied to a 
problem in literary history but also because of the in- 
sight it gave into certain aspects of early humanism. 
The other two lectures were of wider appeal in that 
they told about mediaeval book-making and the ways 
in which the classics have come down to us. They 
were illustrated by lantern slides by which present- 
day students got glimpses of how their predecessors 
in mediaeval cloisters looked up references and re- 
ceived instruction. At first sight, such topics seem 
remote from current interests and problems, yet they 
were so treated by Mr. Loew as to bring home to his 
hearers the meaning of university tradition, the spir- 
itual quality of higher scholarship, the relation of 
the society of learning of the present to the long line 
of those who through the ages have devoted their lives 
to study for its own sake. Such subjects might have 
been merely so many illustrations of pedantry; but 
the charm of Mr. Loew's personality and the quiet 
humor which flashed through what he said, even in 
most unexpected places, prevented any such impres- 
sion. Palaeography has a forbidding sound ; one 
thinks of it as a theme fit onhy for be-spectacled dis- 
turbers of the dust of the past, but Mr. Loew treated 
it in such a way as to prove that a man of great learn- 
ing, filled with enthusiasm for his subject, may 
throw over even the remote and recondite the very 
glamour of romance. 


In a recent issue of The Tar Heel appeared a let- 
ter, written by a student of the University, advocat- 
ing the addition of a Department 
A DEPARTMENT / . „. ., / 

OF MUSIC Music. Ihe writers conten- 

tions as to the desirability and 
practicability of such an addition merit serious con- 
sideration, even though he views the matter, in the 
main, absolutely, and not relatively. Doubtless there 
are more urgent needs, which will be looked to first, 
as they should be; yet it would be a mistake to rele- 
gate the proposed Department of Music to the limbo 
of impossible hopes. There is a real demand for in- 
struction in music. There is every reason to believe 
that a department of music would establish itself 
quickly and become an intimate part of the curricu- 
lum and of campus life. There is — and this is the 
foremost consideration — genuine need of it, or of 
other instruction in the fine arts. Many of our un- 
dergraduates have never heard a symphony orchestra 
or a first-rate pianist or singer, much less an opera 


(a professor of English reports that it is impossible 
to make clear the distinction between "programme 
music" and abstract music in teaching a class nur- 
tured on ragtime) ; have never seen a first-rate paint- 
ing or a first-rate reproduction of one, much less a 
good art-gallery; have never beheld specimens of 
architecture more impressive than our beloved cam- 
pus buildings ; have never seen a good piece of sculp- 
ture, save in the meanest reproductions. Tlie art of 
literature, it is true, is open to all; and yet it misses 
too often the liberalizing aesthetic effect which be- 
longs to it as a fine art, because of the power and 
definiteness of its subordinate effects, — the intellect- 
ual and moral. The third member of the ancient 
Trinity — Truth, Goodness, and Beauty — really has 
no official standing in the University, perhaps on the 
assumption that the private life of the students takes 
care of it. Whether or not that is so, anyone may 
determine by visiting a few of the dormitory rooms. 


On another page this question of the relation of 
beauty to education is suggested in the interesting 
article by Dr. W. C. Coker, on "Our 
Campus," that we borrow from our 
neighbor, the University Magazine. This article 
discusses a matter that the alumni probably take 
more interest in than they do in any other single 
matter of University improvement. "If I had fifty 
thousand dollars to part with for pleasure," said re- 
cently an alumnus of the nineties, "I'd give it to en- 
dow the campus. Ten thousand to be spent during the 
next twelve months, and forty thousand as a campus 
endowment. I like to think about the campus. I do 
think about it, and because the happiest moments of 
my life were spent loafing under its trees I like to 
dream about it, and idealize it." 

It is because the campus is the focus of his tri- 
umphs in youthful happiness that the old grad re- 
members it as the most beautiful spot in the world. 
Any college man from any college will tell you that 
the two great distinctions of his Alma Mater are 
its democratic spirit and its beautiful campus. 

When the alumnus returns it is not to the recita- 
tion rooms and laboratories that he goes for the elixir 
of his youthful life. He seeks it on the campus, in 
the memories that hover about the well and among 
the shadowy forms that float over the monument and 
around the foot of the Davie Poplar. It is the 
campus, too, and not the real college that the casual 
visitors who whirl through the University, see; and 
it is the look of the campus that expresses in these 



exchanges of hurried glances what the college says 
to the passerby. 

The natural beauty and sincerity of our present 
campus is satisfactory enough, as Doctor Coker points 
out ; but its care and its cultivation are by no means 
what they should be. The look that the campus 
wears is not representative of the spirit of the col- 
lege. The beauty that it has is a feeble suggestion 
of the beauty that it might have, and that it should 
have. It is the home, the aesthetic base, of the robust 
youth ( otherwise called "savage breast") that lives his 
impressionable life there more than anywhere. If 
it were more beautiful, if it were full of beauty, it 
would .-peak a message of beauty that he would hear 
without resistance and that would permanently sat- 
urate his heart and his life. 


As The Review goes to press our eye falls on an 

editorial in the Raleigh Times entitled "Practical 

, . Alumni." It raises an interesting 

FRACTICAL . , . . . ° 

ALUMNI question — several interesting questions 

in fact — and we pass them on without 

present comment. 

After recording the reunion of the alumni of a 
small school in Massachusetts and praising the prac- 
tical support given to the institutions of the North 
and West by their graduates the Times continues: 
"With us (in the South) the alumni spirit rarely 
goes beyond a perfunctory yearly attendance on a 
poorly attended dinner." It then compares the atti- 
tude of the Southern alumnus to that of the alumnus 
of other sections and admits the reason always as- 
signed for non-support : that the other sections are 
rich and that we cannot do everything at once. But 
it presses the inquiry as to whether there is not some- 
thing besides these material difficulties in the way? 
"How much thought do the graduates of our institu- 
tions give to their Alma Mater after graduation \ 
What does our alumni spirit really amount to? With 
the North and West it means an army of recruiting 
officers constantly working, volunteering, giving. Uni- 
versal Education results because the alumni, the fav- 
ored class, are willing to recognize the debt they owe 
and to pay back interest in proportion to what re- 
turn they have had from the gift to them on which 
it was founded." 

How much of what he is docs a man owe to his 
college ? A graduate of Vanderbilt wrote to the 
alumni secretary, "Why do you send me class sub- 
scription blanks \ I owe Vanderbilt nothing." 

The secretary replied: "You certainly do not. 
She evidently gave you nothing." 

The relation of the alumni to the university in 
America is peculiar. "In America alone it is recog- 
nized both in act and in word that the university is 
the whole body of alumni throughout the world. . . 
a living organism," which cannot be otherwise ex- 

The questions raised by the Times as to the differ- 
ence in quality and quantity between the alumni of 
colleges in the different sections in the active expres- 
sion of their loyalty cannot be dogmatically an- 
swered, but they, and other queries that fly to mind 
with them, are worth consideration. 

The Review would like to have comments on the 
points raised by the Times from any of its readers 
who have had opportunity to observe the relation be- 
tween the alumnus and his college in various sections 
of the country. 


The three hundredth anniversary of the death of 
Shakespeare will be fittingly celebrated at Chapel 
Hill by a pageant in the production of which the 
University will join forces with the ladies of the 
community club and with the school. The Omega 
Delta Society, which has as its object the study of 
the drama, is much interested in the performance 
and is taking a leading part in promoting it. The 
dates for the celebration are May S and 9. While 
the details remain to be worked out the general 
plan is to present a series of scenes from Shakes- 
peare's plays illustrating the life of his time and dif- 
ferent phases of his art. There will be old English 
dances and Shakespearean songs. Elizabethan rustics 
will make merry on the greensward. The glorious 
Prince Hal will march to his coronation; dainty 
Ariel will fly to and fro at the will of Prospero; and 
Bottom and Hamlet will enlighten the audience with 
their different conceptions of the histrionic art. The 
coaches are already searching diligently for an actor 
on whom the girdle of Falstaff will not hang loose. 

A pageant of the sort contemplated is necessarily 
communal and depends for its success on the hearty 
support of the entire body of citizens within and 
without the college. When this is given the pageant 
is a valuable instrument for the creation of a spirit 
of unity. The tendency in this country toward a re- 
vival of this form of entertainment is a hopeful sign 
of the renewal of that old national life in which each 
member of society feels himself to be a part of a 
glorious and powerful whole. Alumni returning to 
the "Hill" on May 8 and 9 will find in the Shakes- 
peare celebration a pleasing entertainment. 



By W. C. Coker, Professor of Botany in the University 

Like most things in America that are over a hun- 
dred years old, excepting Savannah, Georgia, Cam- 
den, South Carolina, and the 'University of Virginia, 
our campus has grown into its present form through 
pure strength and awkwardness. Without much plan 
or forethought it has come down to us as a fortuitious 
gift of nature. This does not mean that it is with- 
out excellence ; on the contrary it has certain fine 
qualities that might easily have heen marred by un- 
enlightened interference in the past. 

Let us first see what is to be admired. Our 
campus has two distinguished excellencies that are 
congenital and fundamental. These are (1) its 
spaciousness, especially the open sweep of the large 
central rectangle, and (2) its noble and venerable 
trees that we must thank our fathers for seeking in 
the beginning and for preserving to this day. Noth- 
ing could so distinguish us as the presence of these 
trees, and in their possession we stand without a 
rival among the colleges of the country. 

As compared to the other colleges we have been 
very fortunate in having our trees of the most long 
lived and indestructible species. At Harvard, long 
famous for its fine elms, there are now, through the 
ravages of the gipsy moth and elm-leaf beetle, scarce- 
ly any of the old trees left. The University of South 
Carolina has also lost most of its old elms, and the 
grove of large short-leaved pines that once covered the 
east section of its campus is now represented by less 
than a half dozen trees. 

The most serious defects of our campus are, first, 
the lack of a comprehensive and dignified plan for 
the entire University. This is a very serious and to 
a great extent an irremediable drawback to the ap- 
pearance of the University at present, and to its fu- 
ture growth and beauty. The founders were not 
guilty of this lack of foresight, for they did have a 
plan, and the most beautiful part of the campus to- 
day is that part sketched in by the oldest buildings. 
We still are lacking any definite plan for the future 
growth of the University, but we hope that before 
any more building is done, such a plan will be in 

Our second most serious defect, when compared 
to the best standards, is the poor condition of our 
lawn spaces, both in the attention to the grass and 
in the infinite number of short-cut trails that dis- 
figure them. To the average visitor this seems our 
most inexcusable fault, and it is in this that we who 

are here now, both the students and the faculty, are 
most to blame. Burke did not know how to indict 
an entire nation, but in this case it is the entire col- 
lege community, rather than any one individual of- 
fender, that is to blame. Each of us who has a con- 
viction of sin should do everything possible to build 
up a sentiment against cutting up our grass with 
trails or littering it with trash. It is, however, fully 
realized that the consideration given the campus by 
the students will be to a large extent a direct reflec- 
tion of the care and interest shown by the adminis- 
tration. Conditions are much better now than they 
were ten years ago, except for the paths, and with a 
little more expenditure by the University and a lit- 
tle more agitation by all concerned a great improve- 
ment could be easily made. President Graham is 
anxious to see an improvement in this respect and 
will do all he can to help us bring it about. 

Aside from the correction of these crudities, some 
of our minor hopes for the near future are for better 
arranged and better kept wagon approaches to the 
buildings, more careful attention to our trees and 
better protection of young trees from injuries by 
mowing machines, a correction of the irregular align- 
ment of the fraternity plots west of the library, the 
completion of the grading and the planting of grass 
in the corner between the west gate and Swain Hall, 
the removal of the little house near the west gate to 
the back of the experimental ground behind the Pea- 
body Building. 

The question as to the desirability of planting 
shrubbery on the campus proper is a live one. If 
properly planted and cared for a judicious amount of 
shrubbery would be a very great improvement, par- 
ticularly around the foundations and in the angles of 
buildings. It has seemed to me, however, that as we 
cannot now take proper care even of our grass and 
walks it would be unwise at present to make fur- 
ther planting of things requiring care. There was 
once much more shrubbery on the campus than at 
present. Long lines of roses bordered the paths and 
there were other shrubs in corners, etc. ; but in Dr. 
Winston's administration these were cleared away. 
Whether they were so neglected as to be an eye-sore, 
or were thought inappropriate, I do not know. 

If we should invite a typical landscape architect 
here to give us advice he would recommend a great 
deal of planting of shrubs and small trees, such as 
dogwoods, haws, crab-apples, etc. ; and in the almost 



entire absence of such plantings is one of the striking 
differences between our campus and most of the 
northern and western ones. For m_v part, however, 
I shall be very slow to recommend the planting of 
much shrubbery, except to soften the foundations of 
buildings. There is a simplicity and dignity in our 
campus as it now stands, that would be in clanger of 
being lost or obscured with too much tampering. 

The arboretum is not considered as part of the 
campus proper, but as a separate unit with its own 
object. The contrast between its masses and colors. 
and the open sweep of the campus, shade and sun 
should not detract from, but rather enhance, the 
charm of each. 

The field behind the Peabody Building that has 
recently been turned over to the Botanical Depart- 
ment is not to be developed primarily as a decoration 
to the campus, but is for educational purposes. About 
half will be used as a display ground for the native 
shrubs and vines of North Carolina (numbering 
about 2ST). and the remainder as an experimental 

plot for cultural tests on economic and decorative 

Our larger hopes for the campus must wait on 
more prosperous times. On Main Street the campus 
should extend from the President's house to the pres- 
ent, postofnee, the two churches now in that area re- 
maining as they are. The University Inn should be 
taken down, the Memorial Hall replaced by a better 
and more appropriate building, and the power plant 
moved farther to the south. The forest land adjoin- 
ing the campus on the south and south-east should be 
kept absolutely clean of offensive litter and put into 
as nice shape as Battle's Park. We hope some day 
to see a woods-drive leaving the campus at a point 
about north of the Y. M. C. A. building and follow- 
ing the branch by Judge's spring to Meeting of the 
Waters and then returning along the other branch to 
the Raleigh road east of the athletic field. When 
some student or alumnus who reads this gets rich he 
may give us the money to build it. 


Dean Frederick J. E. Woodbridge of Columbia University Graduate School Delivers Ninth Series 

of McNair Lectures 

The course of lectures recently delivered here by 
Professor Frederick J. E. Woodbridge, Dean of the 
Graduate School of Columbia University, on the Mc- 
Nair foundation, was marked by a sense of scholar- 
ship and an intellectual distinction in full consonance 
with the theme, "The Purpose of History." Profound 
in thought, as the lectures were, so closely and subtly 
reasoned as to tax attention, they were phrased with 
rare elegance and linn precision. No one who gave 
them close attention could fail to be stimulated by 
the earnestness of the inquiry and the balanced just- 
ness of the conclusions. The real eloquence to which 
the speaker rose was the eloquence of perfect aptness 
of expression to the thought, of scientific precision 
shot through with imaginative color. 

In his first lecture, "From History to Philosophy," 
the speaker sought to discover in history that pur- 
pose which means that the past is utilized as material 
for the progressive realization, at least by man. of 
what we call spiritual ends. From the scientific 
standpoint, each historical thing leaves its past be- 
hind it as the record of its life in time. Under the 
conception of the Bergsonian creative evolution, the 
historical fact continually grows, changes, and ex- 
pands the more adequately we seem to grasp it. The 
history of nothing is complete. The ages conspire to 

give the truth this progressive cast, since historical 
truth lives and grows. History is not a mere chron- 
icle, the narration of definite facts which have been 
accurately as -ertained. History connotes understand- 
ing of what men have done and are doing; and this 
understanding grows by what it feeds on and pro- 
gressively projects-new images of interpretation. If 
we seek that which the sequence of events exposes and 
unfolds, we arrive at a purpose in history, and bridge 
the gap from history to philosophy. 

In the si nd lecture, "The Pluralism of History," 

the speaker defined the past as dualistic in nature, 
since it is all that has happened precisely as it hap- 
pened, and all that is remembered and known pre- 
cisely as it, is remembered and known. In thus con- 
serving that which has happened, the moving pano- 
rama of events is rendered intelligible since conse- 
quences are viewed in the light of their antecedents 
and antecedents are estimated with respect to the con- 
sequences to which they lead. If every history is 
viewed as a career, its termination appears as a con- 
sequence to which its antecedents are peculiarly ap- 
propriate. It is in this sense that history is pur- 
posive and selective, dust as a line, in the drawing, 
grows, not into the future, but into the past, so 
each career is the producer, not the product, of its 



past. If history be selective, there can be no com- 
plete history of anything; there are many histories. 
History is thus pluralistic. 

Philosophically considered, it must in justice be 
acknowledged that to no one history can absolute 
superiority in preference be assigned. While, abso- 
lutely considered, the history of man cannot claim 
pre-eminence over the history of the stars, there is 
something unique in the history of man, since his- 
torical comprehension is peculiar to man. Human 
history becomes the record of human progress, since 
human intelligence appraisss the connection between 
means and ends, and so discovers the means necessary 
I'm' the attainment of desired ends. To define prog- 
ress is to discover the purpose of man in history. 

Finally, there is a sense in which we speak of "The 
Continuity of History," the theme of the third lec- 
ture. !No event or fact is so rare as to be wholly iso- 
lated, so distinct as to be wholly cut off from antece- 
dents and consequences of some kind. Progress may 

be thought of in two ways. There is progress of only 
a superficial sort when it involves merely the contin- 
uous accumulation of results in some specific direc- 
tion. There is progress in the real sense, only if we 
discover the conception of it from a standard which 
might intelligently judge it, and set a value upon 
it. When we speak of "making" progress, we con- 
ceive ourselves as employing the materials at com- 
mand for the ends we desire. The materials of the 
world are given data, modified by usage, perhaps, but 
essentially individual in character and struchrre. The 
purpose of man's history must of necessity be the 
"ability so to use the materials of the world that they 
will be permanently used in the light of the ideal 
perfection they suggest. Man can conceive no occu- 
pation more satisfying and no happiness more com- 
plete. In entering upon it he makes rational prog- 
ress. Its measure is the degree of success he attains 
in making his animal life minister to ideals he can 
own without reserve and love without rearet." 


Carolina and Virginia Baseball Teams Will Meet on Emerson Field April 3rd 

Indications are that the Carolina-Virginia base- 
ball game which will lie played on Emerson Athletic 
Field, Chapel Hill, Monday, April 3rd, will be a 
banner event in Carolina's athletic history. It will be 
at once the occasion for the first game of prime im- 
portance ever played on the new athletic field and 
the occasion for the biggest athletic contest to be 
staged on the University's home grounds in years. 

Many alumni from all sections of the state are ex- 
pected to return for this game. To accommodate the 
heavy travel from the east a special train will be op- 
erated from Goldsboro to Chapel Hill and return on 
April 3rd. It will leave Goldsboro about 9 :30 A. M. 
and will leave Chapel Hill about 7 :00 P. M. The 
schedules of trains from the west are such that no 
special trains are needed. However on account of 
the game extra accommodations will be provided on 
all trains coming from the west. A large number of 
alumni will doubtless come by automobile. Arrange- 
ments for handling satisfactorily the large number of 
machines expected will be made by the athletic man- 

The two teams will be in good form by April 3rd 
and a great game may be confidently expected. Vir- 
ginia has this year practically her entire infield back 
again and one of her outfielders. A new pitcher, 
Fiixey, a brother of the former Virginia star twirler, 
Eppa Eixey, now with the Philadelphia Nationals, 

is a member of the Virginia team and is expected to 
be a mainstay on the mound for the Old Dominion 

For Carolina, the squad, which includes eight let- 
ter men, from which Coach Doak will draw his team, 
is composed of: catchers, Bennett, Hart, and Angel; 
pitchers, Cuthrell, Currie, Powell, and Williams; 
first base, Hardison, Love, and Llewellyn ; second 
base, Captain Patterson, Polk, and Massey; third 
base, Lewis and Meyer ; short stop, Royster, Huske, 
and Herty; outfielders, Bailey, Zollicoffer, Pippin, 
Hill, and Barnes. Coach Doak's prophecy after 
more than a month's steady practice is "Carolina's 
prospects for a representative baseball team are 

The Emerson Field 

This game will furnish to hundreds of alumni 
their first opportunity to see the now completed Em- 
erson Athletic Field, the gift of an alumnus of the 
University, Capt. Isaac E. Emerson, of Baltimore. 
This field is in all respects one of the modern ath- 
letic fields of the South. 

The two stands are made of reinforced concrete 
and have a seating capacity of 1,000 people each or a 
total of 3,200. The first stand on the right of the 
entrance has been fitted out with two separate apart- 
ments containing a shower room, a drying room, a 
locker room, and a trainer's room. The second stand 




is not enclosed but will be used for accommodating 
automobiles and other vehicles. The roofing of the 
stands consists of a combination of tarred felt and 
fine gravel and is of double thickness. 

A cinder running track 22 feet wide has been laid 
off around the field with a quarter mile lap and a 
hundred yard straight-away in front of the stands. 
The gridiron is directly in front of the two stands. 
The baseball diamond is placed partly on tlie grid- 
iron, the home plate being directly in front of 
the driveway between the two stands. Over the space 
of the entire field a network of draining pipes has 
been constructed under a one-foot layer of packed 
cinders. Over the cinders has been placed a layer of 
sand and clay and this in turn will later be sowed in 
crass. This combination aives an excellent ground 
for football and baseball, one that will remain well- 
drained and solid during all kinds of weather. 


By Head Coach Campbell 

At a time when flip preparedness doctrine is being 
advocated throughout the country, it is well for us 
tn catch its spirit and prepare for the football season 
of 19 1G. We have one great advantage over the ad- 
vocates of national preparedness however ; while they 
are advocating preparation for an exigency which 
may never arise, our problem here is immediate and 

We are confronted by the proposition here of de- 
veloping a team out of material which has hid little 
or no experience to compete with teams which draw 
their athletic material from preparatory schools with 
well-coached teams. Lack of experience prevents a 
great many men who are physically equipped from 
trying for the team. This attitude of mind is un- 
fortunate, especially in view of the fact that some of 

the greatest players in the history of the game have 
been developed while in college. Particularly is this 
true of linemen and is due to the fact that men of big- 
stature acquire strength at least two years later than 
the man of stocky build. 

The purpose of spring practice this year is to thor- 
oughly drill the men in the fundamentals of the 
game. In this way much time can be saved in the 
fall in which individual coaching can be given. The 
response to the call for candidates has been more 
than satisfactory although there is still a lot of likely- 
looking material around the campus. Forty men 
have been equipped by the Athletic Association and 
about thirty men are reporting daily for work. One 
of the most encouraging aspects of the situation has 
been the response of men from this years' freshman 
class, a condition which augurs well for future Caro- 
lina football. 


On March 17th on Emerson Field Carolina lost 
the first game of her has 'ball season to Oak Ridge 
by the score of 3 to 2. The game was close and in- 
teresting throughout, though slow. On March 18 
Carolina showed a reversal of form and defeated 
Elon College by the score of 18 to i. 


The Durham High School basketball team won 
the championship of North Carolina in a final game 
played in the gymnasium of the State University on 
Friday, March 10, their opponents being the Win- 
ston-Salem High School team, and the swe stand- 
ing: Durham 21, Winston-Salem 20. Previous to this 
the Durham team had won the Eastern championship 
and the Winston-Salem team hail won the Western 
championship. A cup will be awarded the winners 



to commemorate their winning the championship. 
This contest was the second annual one to be staged 
by the University committee on high school athletics. 
Winston-Salem won the championship last year. 


Carolina's football schedule for the season of 1916 
has been announced by Graduate Manager Woollen 
as follows : 

Sept. 30 — Wake Forest at Chapel Hill. 

Oct. 7 — Princeton at Princeton. 

Oct. 14 — Harvard at Cambridge. 

Oct. 21— Ga. Tech at Atlanta. 

Oct. 28— V. M. I. at Chapel Hill. 

Nov. 4 — V. P. I. at Eoanoke. 

Nov. 11 — Davidson at Winston-Salem. 

Nov. 18— Pending at Chapel Hill. 

Nov. 30 — Virginia at Richmond. 


The new catalogue of the University, which has 
just come from the press, is the largest ever pub- 
lished, containing 340 pages in all. This growth is 
due to the addition of many new courses, and also to 
the fuller treatment of the many University activ- 
ities. The catalogue shows that the faculty of the 
University now numbers 97 in all: 65 professors and 
instructors, and 32 fellows and assistants. 

The number of tudents enrolled for the year are as 
follows : In the college, 750 ; the graduate school, 36 ; 
the School of Law, 134; the School of Medicine, 77; 
the School of Pharmacy, 62 ; the Summer School 
(candidates for degrees, 193, and normal students, 
538), 731. The total number of regular students 
(no names repeated) is 1,252, or including the norm- 
al students, 1,695, the largest enrollment in the his- 
tory of the institution. 

A few changes have been made in the entrance 
conditions for next year, certain vocational subjects 
now being accepted for entrance. However, a candi- 
date may offer only two units in vocational subjects 
for admission to the College of Liberal Arts. These 
vocational subjects include — commercial geography, 
a half unit; general agriculture, one unit; bookkeep- 
ing, commercial arithmetic, and stenography and 
typewriting, one unit each ; manual training, two 
units. One unit of credit in general science is also 
granted. Spanish may be substituted for French or 
German in lieu of entrance requirements. 

The plan, inaugurated last year, of requiring spec- 
ialization, beginning with the junior year, in certain 
subjects — major and minor courses — has already 

proved its value, and is continued. The following 
new courses in English are added for next year: 
English Composition, to supplement freshman Eng- 
lish, and a course in Editorial and Feature Writing. 

The catalogue shows that the extension depart- 
ment of the University is now offering as many as 
135 public lectures, by 38 members of the University 
faculty. Lecturers are furnished on request to any 
community which pays the traveling expenses of the 
lecturer. The extension department also offers gen- 
eral information concerning books, reading, essays, 
study outlines and subjects of general interest. Lit- 
erature will be loaned from the library upon the 
payment of transportation charges each way. As 
many as 37 correspondence courses in various sub- 
jects are now being offered. Furthermore, guidance 
in debate and declamation is furnished, county eco- 
nomic and social surveys are supervised, and munici- 
pal reference aids are given. 

The more important lectures now given yearly at 
the University are the McNair lectures on science 
and philosophy, the Weil lectures on American Citi- 
zenship, the University lectures on Literature, and 
the Southern exchange lectureship. 

A copy of the catalogue will be sent promptly to 
any alumnus who will send a postcard request to 
C. Currie, Secretary, Chapel Hill. 


The Review is glad to publish herewith a letter 
from Mr. John Tillett, of Thomasville, concerning 
the big five-year reunion which the Class of 1911 will 
hold at the approaching commencement: 

The Class of 1911 is planning to pull off at com- 
mencement the biggest reunion ever pulled off by 
any class at the University. The Reunion Commit- 
tee met last June and have gone at the thing syste- 
matically. Each member of the committee has spec- 
ial work to look after, so that it is hoped that no de- 
tail will be overlooked to make this reunion all that 
it should be. The ones who have been appointed to 
look after the entertainment have already planned 
so many things that we may have to "reune" all 
summer. It is not the purpose of the entertainers to 
tell just now what they have planned. They are at 
present trying to put the brakes on somewhere. They 
may take another shot at Mims Extra Dry, or they 
may branch off into new territory. It is enough to 
say at this time that they have passed a resolution to 
warn all those "whose good humor may not be equal 
to any atrocity that might be perpetrated" to stay 

The great problem that the Reunion Committee 
has to deal with is (jetting in touch with the mem- 



bers of the class. We had 216 in our Freshman year 
and several joined us later. We want everyone of 
these at the reunion. Every man who unto himself 
hath said "1911 is my Class" is expected to be on 
hand. We want to write each individual and tell 
him so, but we don't know where they all are. We ■ 
have so far made an effort to write a line to everyone 
and if anybody has not heard from us. he is urgently 
requested to write George Graham, in care of Ashe- 
ville Citizen, Asheville, N. C, or R. G. Stockton, 
Wachovia Bank and Trust Co. Building, Winston- 
Salem, N. C, and give in his statistics and especially 
his address. 

If anyone is inclined to believe that we ought to 
have kept up with him on account of his prominence, 
we call to his attention that have been unable to find 
out where Pat Bivins is. Letters addressed to him at 
Durham have been returned. You know if we can't 
find out where Pat is without an address, it is hope- 
less with the rest of you. Part of our plans for en- 
tertainment depend entirely on our ability to get a 
letter giving; certain information from each one who 
will be present at the reunion. So please let us know 
where you are. In the next week or two we are going 
to send out some literature. If you are a member of 
the biggest and best class that ever graduated from 
the University and don't get any literature, please let 
one of the above parties hear from you, if it is only 
on a post card. 


The lectures to be given during the coming spring 
bid fair to be of exceptional interest to the general 
public, both by reason of the personality of the lec- 
turers and of the subjects treated. These lectures 
are designed, not solely for the benefit of those who 
live in Chapel Hill, but for the entertainment and 
edification of the people of the State. It is probable 
that a number of visitors from different sections of 
the State will be here during the period of the com- 
ing lecture engagements. 

On March 29, 30, and 31, the Weil Lectures on 
American Citizenship will be delivered by George 
Brinson McClellan, former mayor of New York, 
now professor of political science in Princeton Uni- 
versity. The general subject of the lectures is "Na- 
tionality and Citizenship"; the individual lectures 
carry the respective titles: "The Nation," "The 
Law," and "The Citizen." 

On April ti and T, the lectures on the Southern 
University Exchange Foundation will be delivered 
by Professor Patterson Wardlaw, Dean of the School 
of Education of the University of South Carolina. 
Professor Wardlaw will lecture on some phases of 
modern educational theory. One lecture will be de- 

livered before the University audience, the other 
before the classes in the department of education. 

On April 19, 20, and 21, the Lectures on Art and 
Literature, under the new foundation, will be de- 
livered by Bliss Perry, Lowell Professor of Litera- 


ture in Harvard University. The general subject of 
the series is "The Youth of Representative Men" ; 
the subjects of the individual lectures are as follows: 
"The Young Napoleon," "The Young Goethe," and 
"The Young Emerson." 


The following names of members of the Sopho- 
more and Junior classes who 'made honor grades of 
"2" or better on the fall term's work have been given 
out by Registrar T. J. Wilson, Jr. The names are 
arranged in order of scholarship rank : 

Sophomores: J. B. Linker, II. E. Marsh, J. M. 
Gwvnn, Ray Armstrong, Ernest Xeiman, F. B. John, 
II. V. Wilson, Jr., C. II. Herty, Jr., W. E. Byrd. 

Juniors: H. G. Baity, E. L. Mackie, J. L. Smith, 
C. C. Miller, Oliver Rand, A. M. Lindau, A. C. 
Forney, J. E. Harris, J. G. Eldridge. W. T. Polk. 

Eleven freshmen made an average grade of "2" or 
over on (he past term's work. The following list 
ranks these men according to their scholarship stand- 

J. C. Eaton, W. C. Eaton, Earl Johnson, T. E. 
Rondthaler, G. B. Lay, R. W. Boling, E. S. Lind- 
sey, F. A. Clarvoe, W. E. Price, F. C. Shepard, S. 
R. Norris. 




The High School Debating Union continues to 
gather interest and momentum as the dates for the 
mammoth contests approach. In all sections of the 
State students are busy getting their arguments in 
final form and rounding up their speeches in proper 
shape. The people of more than 300 North Carolina 
communities will have the opportunity, on March 31, 
of hearing the results of several months concentrated 
effort on the part of more than 1,200 young students. 
Large and enthusiastic audiences will, no doubt, 
greet the speakers when they clash upon the subject 
of the Enlargement of the Navy. The debates, too, 
will have a decided educational value as the youthful 
debaters have left no stone unturned in their efforts 
to gather all the facts in the case. 


On Tuesday, March 21, papers were read before 
the Philological Club by Prof. Norman Foerster and 
Dr. Archibald Henderson. Prof. Foerster's paper 
was entitled, "Whitman as a Poet of Nature." Dr. 
Henderson spoke on Thomas Godfrey, the brilliant, 
ill-starred young poet whose remains lie buried in 
the churchyard of old St. James in Wilmington, N. 
C. "The Prince of Parthia," Godfrey's best known 
work, the first tragedy to be written by an American 
and to be produced on the American stage, has never 
hitherto received critical study; and because of its 
many marks of Shakespearean derivation, becomes 
fit subject for appraisal in this year of Shakespearean 
celebration. The lecture was illustrated with some 
pictures thrown on the screen. This program proved 
very interesting to club members. 


The Bureau of Extension recently received a re- 
quest for information concerning the origin of the 
expression "Tar Heel." This request was referred 
to Dr. Kemp Plummer Battle of the Class of 1849. 
He wrote in reply as follows : 

In the early years of the Civil War, about Janu- 
ary, 1862, some negroes in Mississippi were playing 
a game in which a copper cent was placed in the 
middle of a ring. Each danced up to it and if he 
could pick it up with his foot and dance with it out 
of the ring, he could have it. A darkey won it so 
often that the crowd became suspicious and one shout- 
ed "dat nigger has got tar on his heels !" He was 
searched and there was the tar. 

The story went through the Southern newspapers, 
and the Virginia soldiers called the North Carolina 
soldiers Tar Heels, on account of the old geographies 

stating that North Carolina was noted for producing 
"tar, pitch and turpentine." 

The North Carolina boys took it good humoredly 
and declared that the Virginia boys would run away 
in a fight, but that North Carolina soldiers would 
stick firmly, because they had tar on their heels. 
Hence they were nicknamed Tar Heels. 

I remember distinctly the newspaper article com- 
ing out with the Mississippi story, and the explana- 
tion for the nickname given above. 


The University Summer School for 1916 will be 
the largest and most helpful in the history of the 
school, according to plans now being made by Direc- 
tor N. W. Walker. The curriculum will be broaden- 
ed in many particulars, lecturers of national impor- 
tance have already been secured, and all possible ef- 
forts will be put forth to make the six weeks valu- 
able and pleasant. This, the twenty-ninth session of 
the school, will open on June 13 and continue until 
July 28. A strong faculty of specialists and success- 
ful teachers and superintendents has already been 
secured. The entire plant and equipment of the Uni- 
versity will be at the disposal of all who attend. 

The Coburn players will appear in several of 
Shakespeare's plays this year, and Gustav Hagedorn 
will again direct the Annual Choral Concert. 

Both professional and cultural courses are planned 
for primary and grammar school teachers, high 
school teachers, and principals, superintendents, 
supervisors, and college and university students. 
Credit may be secured towards the A. B. degree, and 
graduate work leading to the A. M. is also offered. 
Professor Walker also states that the entire expenses 
need not exceed $35. The enrolment last year was 
731, a gain of 22 per cent over 1914. It is expected 
that the enrollment this summer will be in the neigh- 
borhood of 1000. 


The Reveiw is in receipt of the following thought- 
ful letter from an alumnus which it passes on for 
the careful consideration of the alumni : 
Editor, The Review, 

Sir: — May I call attention to a most important 
service the alumni throughout the State can render 
the University and the other institutions of the State 
during the next few months. It is in connection with 
the election of the legislature. 

I know that it is the policy of the institution not 
to meddle in politics, and not to seek to influence 
the election of legislators. I approve of that policy. 
The point that I wish to emphasize as strongly as I 



can is this: that it is the business of the alumni of 
the University and of the other colleges and of all 
intelligent, constructive citizens to see to it that men 
of breadth and intelligence are sent to the legislature, 
and that, the representatives selected represent some- 
thing more than the indifference of the people. It 
is our habit to wait till the legislature assembles in 
Raleigh to take any interest in it. Then we object to 
the sort of body it is, and wonder how it got there. 

If it docs not represent the ojjinion we hold for the 
development of North Carolina it is because we aren't 
sufficiently interested, or because our opinions are 
themselves not representative. 

I believe that lack of interest at the time that 
counts, is the reason that legislation for progress 
along large constructive lines has been slower than it 
should be. The State is ready for it, and it is simply 
a question of whether we care enough to see that our 
own section is represented by its best possible 
representative, and not by an accident, a misfit, 
or a false alarm. If there is any trouble with 
the members of the Assembly, it is not with what is 
known as "the common people" or the uneducated 
voter. It is because the educated voter is not far- 
sighted and interested and active. Preparedness is 
what we want, and now is the time. Make the good 
men run. Ninety-Eight. 


Hon. William Gibbs McAdoo, Secretary of the 
Treasury, has accepted an invitation to deliver the 
address to the graduating class of the University on 
commencement day, May 31st. Secretary McAdoo 
was to have spoken last commencement but was kept 
away by unforeseen circumstances. He will be ac- 
companied to Chapel Hill by Mrs. McAdoo and 
baby. The baccalaureate sermon will be preached on 
Sunday, May 28th, by Bishop J. H. McCoy, of 


Editor, Alumni Review : 

Sie: — Allow me to express to you and all others 
who are responsible for the editing of The Alumni 
Review that your every issue inspires me to greater 
enthusiasm for the University, its past, present and 
the wonderful future which seems now only begin- 
ning to open out ahead. Though a missionary in a 
far country, and unable to do anything on the home 
base, I can and do preach North Carolina and Its 
University to my Palmetto State friends until they 
have come to regard me as somewhat daffy on the 
subject. Very truly, 

A. L. M. Wiggins, '13. 
Hartsville, S. C, March 1, 1916. 


Remember to keep the following dates open dur- 
ing the Spring. They are important. 
March 20, 30, 31— Weil Lectures. 
March 31 — Try-outs High School Debate. 
April 13, 14 — High School Debate. 
April 14 — High School Track Meet. 
April 6, 7 — Wardlaw Lectures. 
April 19, 20, 21— Bliss Perry. 
April 26 — Easter. 

April 29 — Selection Commencement Orators. 
May 16-26 — Final Examinations. 


The following letter received by the alumni organ- 
ization committee will be of interest to the members 
of the Class of 1896 which holds its twenty-year re- 
union at the approaching commencement. 

"I wish that you would send me a list of members 
of the Class of 1S96, with addresses, as I would like 
to get busy in trying to get out a full representation 
at our twentieth anniversary. I will do all that I 
can to that end." 

J. S. White, '96. 

Mebane, N. C, March 4, 1916. 


Wm. Starr Myers, of the Class of 1897, a member 
of the faculty of Princeton University, is delivering 
courses of lectures on historical and political subjects 
at Columbia University, the Brooklyn Institute, the 
University Extension Society of Philadelphia, and 
elsewhere. He again will conduct both graduate and 
undergraduate courses during the Summer School 
of Johns Hopkins University this year. 


W. W. Pierson, Jr., instructor in History in the 
University, successfully defended his dissertation and 
received the degree of Ph. D. from Columbia Uni- 
versity, New York, on February 26th. A review of 
his dissertation, "Texas vs. White," is published else- 
where in this issue of The Review. 


The Graduate School of the University has just 
issued a bulletin which sets forth the advantages to 
be gained from graduate study and the special fa- 
cilities which the University has for carrying on this 
work. In addition the English Department has just 
brought out a special bulletin dealing with graduate 
courses offered in English. 




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Board of Publication 

The Review is edited by the following Board of Publication: 

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Associate Editors: Walter Murphy, '92; Harry Howell, '95; Archibald 
Henderson, '98; W. S. Bernard, '00; J. K. Wilson, '05; Louis 
Graves, '02; F. P. Graham, '09; Kenneth Tanner, '11. 
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Pierson., William Wii alley, Je. — "Texas versus 
White, a Study in Legal History." The See- 
rnan Printery, 1916. 

The famous case of Texas vs. White, as decided by 
the United States Supreme Court in 1869, states the 
theory of the Union as held by the judicial depart- 
ment of our government. Most lawyers and students 
of history know that this theory is embodied in the 
phrase "an indestructible Union composed of inde- 
structible States," but it has remained for Dr. Pier- 
son in a dissertation for the faculty of Political Sci- 
ence of Columbia University, to relate the events 
leading up to the litigation, also to give the argu- 
ments of counsel, a clear and full analysis of the de- 
cision of the court and an explanation of the po- 
litical theories which were the basis for the final judg- 

In brief the facts of the case are these : The State 
of Texas owned a number of United States bonds 
which had been given to it in payment of the boun- 
dary controversy as provided by the Compromise of 
1850. During the course of the Civil War, Texas, 
then in the Confederacy, had contracted with certain 
individuals, namely White and Chiles, who were to 
furnish supplies, it was alleged, for use in carrying 
on the war against the armed forces of the United 
States. In 1867 the reconstruction government of 
Texas sued White and Chiles for these bonds on sev- 
eral grounds, the most important of which was that 
the war-time government, as illegal, could not alienate 
these bonds which therefore still belonged to the 
State of Texas. 

The court was under the necessity of judging first 
of all as to the legality of the acts of the war govern- 
ment of Texas. This was decided in the negative 
"as in the time of Civil War the rights and privi- 
leges of the State were to be regarded as suspended" 
(page 65). Furthermore, the contract with White 
and Chiles "was without standing in law, since it 
was made in deliberate furtherance of the Confed- 
erate cause" (page 77). Secondly, the court also 
must decide as to the legal competence of the govern- 
ment of the reconstructed state. In this particular 
the court gave its judgment that Texas never had 
been out of the Union, since "the Constitution, in all 
its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union, com- 
posed of indestructible States" (page 46). In addi- 
tion, Congress had recognized the present govern- 
ment of Texas as legal, acting under the clause of 
the Constitution which guarantees a republican form 
of government to each state (article IV, section 4), 
hence this government was competent to bring suit 
(page 74) and White and Chiles were unlawful pos- 
sessors of the bonds which must be returned to the 
State of Texas. 

Dr. Pierson thus gives in outline the opinion of 
the court and with great clearness and logical reason- 
ing indicates the authority and importance of the 
case in our legal and political history. 

The reviewer believes in the federalistic idea that 
the people as a whole, irrespective of state lines, are 
sovereign, and that the attempted secession of the 
South must be justified on moral and not legal 
grounds. For this reason he differs from many of 
the views of political theory as stated by Dr. Pierson 
who agrees with the court that sovereignty is organ- 
ized and reposed in the political peoples of the states 
in Union. This view is neither a Southern nor a 
Northern theory. But the reviewer is frank to admit 
that granting the author's premises, his conclusions 
are inevitable. He desires to congratulate Dr. Pier- 
son and the University of North Carolina on the pub- 
lication of a monograph of great brilliancy, and of 
a very high standard of scholarship. From the lit- 
erary standpoint, its style and diction are above 

Wm. Starr Myers, '97. 

Princeton, N. J., March 7, 1916. 

Studies in Philology 

The Bain Memorial Number of Studies in Phi- 
lology, published by the Philological Club of the Uni- 
versity in January, will have a value to North Caro- 
lina alumni beyond the interest of the articles it con- 
tains. Prompted as it was by the love and admira- 



tion felt for Professor Bain by his fellow members 
of the Philological Club no more fitting- tribute could 
have been paid to his memory than this volume of 
significant contributions by his colleagues and friends 
to the studies which he loved. Two of the papers are 
preceded by personal notes of regard for Professor 
Bain, with an acknowledgment of his stimulating 
influence upon their authors. These notes and the 
readiness with which scholars from outside the Uni- 
versity responded, amid whatever pressing duties, to 
the invitation to contribute to the memorial bear wit- 
ness to the deep impress made by Professor Bain's 
personality and scholarship on all those with whom 
he was at any time associated. 

The eight articles comprised in the volume are, 
with one exception, in the field of classical philology. 
The first, by Professor Basil L. Guildersleeve, entitled 
"Vocational Training," makes the point that the 
study of rhetoric was, in antiquity, the death of lyric 
poetry and suggests the lesson that the noblest pro- 
ducts of culture will not in any age long survive amid 
an exclusive devotion to vocational study. The ar- 
ticle by Professor Willis H. Bocock, of the Univer- 
sity of Georgia, "Notes on the Greek Present," eon- 
tains a thoroughgoing grammatical study which 
would have been of keen interest to Professor Bain 
could he have read it. Professor Charles Foster 
Smith, of Wisconsin, has a suggestive interpretation 
and discussion of a fine passage in Thucydides. The 
translations of some odes of Horace by Professor W. 
P. Trent, of Columbia, possess a particular appro- 
priateness in the present volume because they are in 
part the result of stimulating discussion with Pro- 
fessor Bain in the days of their association as col- 
Leagues at Sewanee. Professor Trent seems to the 
reviewer to have caught in an unusual degree the 
elusive grace of his original and to have made a note- 
worthy contribution to the art — for it is an art in 
itself — of translating the most untranslatable of 
the Latin poets. "A Study of Nonnus," by Professor 
Lewis P. Chamberlayne, of the University of South 
Carolina, revives the memory of a neglected late 
Greek poet, interesting rather as a type of the last 
phase of Greek sentimentality and decline than for 
any intrinsic merit but showing at the same time that 
even in the embers of a great literature is something 
that doth live. In "A Note on Lydgate's Use of the 
Do Auxiliary." Professor James Finch Royster, 
formerly Professor Bain's colleague at North Caro- 
lina, finds the explanation of Lydgate's innovation in 
the exigencies of rhyme. The two last studies in the 
volume are by present members of the classical de- 
partments at the University. Professor Henry shows 

conclusively that the term "stararia," taken by mod- 
ern critics to designate a type of play, should properly 
be applied to a mode of acting. Professor Howe pre- 
sents an analysis of a type of verbal repetition which 
constitutes an important element in the special rhet- 
oric of Ovid. 

As a scholarship organ Studies in Philology is com- 
ing to have an increasingly wide recognition. Fav- 
orable reviews of recent numbers have appeared in 
such foreign periodicals as the London Athenaeum, 
The Modem Language Review, and Anglia, and the 
editors have received many letters of commendation 
from scholars throughout the country. The present 
issue will serve materially to strengthen the position 
of the journal in the field of classical and modern 


Every man in the State, of a similar intelligence, 
must agree with Judge Bynum's high estimate of 
the constructive value of the University Xews Letter; 
that is if he has had occasion to examine the News 
Letter from week to week, as Judge Bynum has done. 
And we think that the citizen of North Carolina, 
confessing to anything like patriotism, who does not 
read the News Letter, can hardly pretend to the first 
order in intelligence — unless his circumstances are 
such as to make very arbitrary demands upon his 
time and thought. 

Such being the case, the offer of Judge Bynum to 
join with others in guaranteeing a substantial sum 
of money for a period of years to be applied in the 
distribution of the News Letter might to meet with a 
ready response. It is true 'that a considerable por- 
tion of our intelligent citizens are not well to do, but 
then, we have many citizens who are aide to afford 
to join in this enterprise, and quite a number of them 
are intelligent. — Greensboro Daily News, March 20, 


An appropriation of $65,000 for a new postoffice 
building at Chapel Hill was voted sometime ago 
by Congress, and a lot has been purchased by the 
Department from Dr. W. B. McNider as a building 
site. However, the matter is held up at present on 
account of the fact that Postmaster General Burleson 
has refused to give his approval to plans for a public 
building in Chapel Hill. The Postmaster General's 
declination is based on a rule which he has adopted 
of refusing to approve plans in cities where the pos- 
tal receipts are less than $15,000 annually and the 
population less than 5,000. 




Messrs. George Stephens, '96, and Word H. Wood, 
'95, both of Charlotte, have purchased from the D. 
A. Tompkins estate its holdings of stock in The Ob- 
server Company, publishers of the Charlotte Daily 
Observer. Since 1911 they have owned a majority 
of the stock and they now become sole owners of the 
property. Under their direction the Observer has 
advanced to a position of exceptional influence in the 
newspaper field of the Carolinas. 


Howard B. Shaw, a member of the class of 1888, 
is a member of the Public Service Commission of 
the State of Missouri. He is located at the State 
Capital, Jefferson City, Mo. For a number of years 
Mr. Shaw was dean of the engineering department of 
the University of Missouri, at Columbia. 


Dr. J. G. deR. Hamilton, of the department of 
History, early in April under the auspices of the 
American Association for International Conciliation 
delivered lectures before international polity clubs at 
a number of Southern universities. He spoke at the 
University of South Carolina, the University of 
Georgia, the University of the South, the University 
of Louisiana, Tulane University, and Davidson Col- 


The executive committee of the board of trustees 
of the University has arranged for the building of 
an adequate power plant for the University. The 
present power plant has been condemned by the State 
board of internal improvements, the State insurance 
department, and the State boiler inspector. The 
committee decided to erect a power plant adequate 
to the needs of the University and work will be 
started at once. 


Dr. Charles Lee Raper is one of the editors of a 
new journal which has just appeared, The Bulletin 
of the National Tax Association, published at Ithaca, 
1ST. Y. The chief purpose of the Bulletin is to render 
service in the creation for the various localities and 
state and for the Federal Government of the most 
effective and equitable system of taxation possible. 
Dr. Raper represents the South and Southwest on 
the editorial board. 


H. D. Bateman, of the Class of 1901, assistant 
State bank examiner, has tendered his resignation to 
the North Carolina Corporation Commission to take 
effect April 1st, and has accepted his election as 
cashier of the Branch Banking Company of Wilson, 
one of the strongest banks in eastern North Carolina.' 
Mr. Bateman has been living at Greenville for sev- 
eral years. 


Robert Brooke Alberston, of the Class of 1881, 
of Seattle, Washington, formerly speaker of the 
House of the Washington Legislature and now a 
judge of the Superior Court, may be a candidate for 
the United States Senate. Should he decide to offer 
for the nomination it is predicted that he will be 
elected. Judge Albertson is a native of Elizabeth 


Asheville's afternoon newspaper, the Gazette- 
News, has been purchased by Chas A. Webb, '89, U. 
S. marshal of the western district of North Carolina, 
and associates. It will be conducted as a Democratic 
journal. Mr. Webb is a former chairman of the 
Democratic executive committee of the State. 


On March 11, Dr. Archibald Henderson, who in- 
augurated the O. Henry movement in North Caro- 
lina and raised the funds to erect the memorial in 
Raleigh, made an address on O. Henry, the man and 
his work, before the two literary societies at the 
State Normal and Industrial College. The same 
evening, at the opera house, he spoke at an O. Henry 
memorial meeting in Greensboro. This meeting was 
the outcome of a movement, begun several years ago 
by a meeting which he called at Greensboro, to raise 
funds to erect a national memorial to O. Henry. It 
is understood that Dr. Henderson has already raised 
a considerable sum of money for the erection of a 
memorial to O. Henry in Greensboro. The prin- 
cipal address at the Greensboro meeting was de- 
livered by Dr. C. Alphonso Smith, a native of 
Greensboro and the official biographer of his life-long 
friend, William Sidney Porter. 

Major Henry A. London, a member of the class 
of 1865, well known editor of the Chatham Record, 
Pittsboro, has recently celebrated his 70th birthday, 
but says he still considers himself "one of the boys." 




of the 

Officers of the Association 

Julian S. Carr, '66 President 

Walter Murphy, '92 Secretary 


E R. RANKIN 13, Alumni Editor 


— F. N. Skinner is located at Ridgeway, S. C. 
— H. B. Peebles, a native of Jackson, has been for several 
years engaged in the lumber business at Woodward, Okla. 
— M. C. Braswell does a large general merchandise business 
at Battleboro. He is one of the leading citizens of his section. 


— Win. K. Brown, a native of Red Springs, is a prominent 
lawyer of Birmingham, Ala. 

— A. M. Rankin, formerly engaged in school superintendency 
work in South Carolina and at one time a member of the 
S. C. Legislature, lives in Greensboro. 

— J. Frank Wilkes is manager of the Mecklenburg Iron 
Works, Charlotte. He is also chairman of the finance com- 
mittee of the Charlotte board of aldermen. 
— C. H. Sexton is a physician of Dunn. 

— Heriot Clarkson, Law '84, is one of the leading lawyers 
of Charlotte. 

— J. P. Joyner is teller with the Rouse Banking Co., at La- 

— Missouri Robert Hamer has been for some years treasurer 
of Converse College, Spartanburg, S. C. 

— -James Lee Love, a native of Gaston County and a former 
Harvard professor, is director of the Provident Teachers 
Agency, 120 Tremont St., Boston, Mass. 
— S. B. Turrentine, a native of Chatham County, is president 
of the Greensboro College for Women. 

— Berrie C. Mclver, a native of Sanford, has been superinten- 
dent of schools at Cheraw, S. C, for many years. 
— A. H. Eller is a member of the law firm of Eller and 
Stockton, Winston-Salem. 

— Marion Butler is a member of the law firm of Butler and 
Vale, Southern Bldg., Washington, D. C. 

— W. C. Riddick, head of the department of civil engineering 
in the A. and M. College, West Raleigh, is being prominently 
mentioned as the next president of the College. 
— F. S. Spruill is a prominent lawyer of Rocky Mount. 
— George Gordon Battle is one of the leading lawyers of 
New York City. 

— Julian S. Mann is an active candidate for the Democratic 
nomination for State Treasurer. He is at present superin- 
tendent of the State Prison. 

— Oliver C. Bynum represents large eastern cotton mills on 
the western slope, with headquarters in San Francisco. 

— Frank Dixon is a well known lecturer and speaker. 
— John Motley Morehead, of Charlotte, was elected Republi- 
can national committeeman from North Carolina at the re- 
cent meeting of the Republican State Convention in Raleigh. 
— W. N. Everett, president of the Everett Hardware Co., 
Rockingham, for ten years mayor of Rockingham, and a 
member of the board of trustees of the University, is a can- 
didate for the Democratic nomination for State Senator from 
his district. 

— Dr. Sterling Ruffin, one of the three or four best known 
and most successful physicians in Washington, D. C, was 
recently elected a director of the Riggs National Bank, 
Washington's most powerful banking institution. 
— Dr. W. A. Graham is a well known and successful physi- 
cian of Charlotte. 

— C. G. Wright is one of the leading good roads advocates in 
North Carolina. He is practicing law in Greensboro. 
— S. B. Weeks is connected with the U. S. Bureau of Edu- 
cation and lives in Washington, D. C. He has perhaps the 
best "North Carolina" library in existence. 
— W. A. Self is one of the State's prominent lawyers, living 
at Hickory. He is a candidate for the Democratic nomina- 
tion for Attorney General of N. C. 

— J. J. Jenkins, formerly sheriff of Chatham County, is living 
in Chatham and engaged in farming. 

— William H. Carroll, formerly a member of the General 
Assembly of N. C, is located at Burlington and is engaged 
in the practice of law. 

— J. F. Barrett is with the U. S. Internal Revenue Service 
and is stationed in Philadelphia, Pa. 
— L. P. McGehee is dean of the University Law School. 
— W. M. Person is practicing law in Louisburg. 
— H. H. Ransom is teaching in Dallas, Texas. 
— H. R. Starbuck, formerly a Superior Court judge and often 
a member of the General Assembly of N. C, is practicing 
law in Winston-Salem. 

— J. Bryan Grimes has been for twelve years Secretary of 
State for North Carolina. He is chairman of the N. C. 
Historical Commission. 

— Dr. J. A. Morris is county health officer for Granville 
County, located at Oxford. He is also a member of the 
County board of education. 

— V. W. Long lives in Birmingham, Ala., where he is presi- 
dent of a lumber company. 
— D. M. Reece is a lawyer of Yadkinville. 
— W. S. Wilkinson, prominent insurance man of Rocky 
Mount, is chairman of the Nash county board of education. 
— R. L. Greenlee is a civil engineer. He is at present super- 
vising sidewalk and street work in Statesville. 

— Capt. E. L. Gilmer, U. S. Army, formerly stationed at 
Fort Caswell, N. C, is now stationed at Fort Adams, New 
port, Rhode Island. 

—Graham McKinnon is a prominent farmer of Rowland. He 
is president of the Rowland Alumni Association and secre- 
tary of the local board of school trustees. 
— W. De B. McEachin is one of Scotland County's largest 
and most successful farmers. He lives at Laurinburg. 
— St. Clair Hester is rector of the church of the Messiah in 
Brooklyn, N. Y. At the commencement of 1913 he was 
on the "Hill" for the 25-year reunion of his class. All who 



were present in Gerrard Hall at the reunion exercises on 

that Alumni Day recall with pleasure the address which he 

made in behalf of the Class of 1888. 

— Robert L. Holt lives at Burlington and operates a number 

of large cotton mills. 

— David W. Rentels is conducting a large wholesale drug 

business in Boston. Mass. 

— John A. Hendricks is a special attorney connected with the 

U. S. department of justice, Washington, D. C. 

— John Sprunt Hill is president of the Durham Loan and 
Trust Co., Durham. 

— Miss May Courtney Oates and Mr. Henry Neal Pharr, Law 
'89, were married January 18th in the Second Presbyterian 
Church, Charlotte. Mr. Pharr is a lawyer of Charlotte and 
a former president of the State Senate. 

— Geo. P. Howell has recently been promoted to the rank of 
Colonel U. S. A., and is now at the War College, Washing- 
ton, D. C. 

— Charles A. Rankin is engaged in the lumber business at 

—Julius I. Foust is president of the State Normal and In- 
dustrial College, Greensboro. 


■ — G. H. Currie is engaged in business at Clarkton. 
— C. G. Peebles, LL. B. '91, is a lawyer of Jackson. 
— Dr. L. C. Morris, med. '91, is a well-known physician of 
Birmingham, Ala. 

— W. W. Ashe is with the Forestry Division of the De- 
partment of Agriculture, Washington, D. C. 
— N. A. Currie is a merchant at Clarkton. 

— B. T. Simmons is a Captain U. S. Army, active list. 
—R. A. Urquhart is a prominent physician of Baltimore, Md. 
— Richard H. Johnston is practicing medicine in Baltimore, 

— W. D. Buie is practicing law at Nashville, Ga. 
— Bart M. Gatling is postmaster at Raleigh. 
■ — A. M. Scales, lawyer of Greensboro, second vice-president 
of the Southern Life and Trust Co., and University trustee, 
will probably be the next State Senator from Guilford 

— Perrin Busbee is a lawyer of Raleigh, greatly interested in 
Carolina athletics. 

— William P. Wooten, Major U. S. A., is connected with 
the War College, Washington, D. C. 

— Douglas Hamer is a successful physician of McColl, S. C. 
— A. H. Koonce, formerly a member of the faculty of the 
Cullowhee Normal, practices law in Chapel Hill. 
— H. B. Parker, Jr. is a lawyer of Goldsboro. 
— A. G. Mangum, lawyer of Gastonia and University trustee, 
is a candidate for the Democratic nomination for State Sena- 
tor from Gaston County. 

— A. Caswell Ellis, a native of Franklin County, is professor 
of the Philosophy of Education in the University of Texas, at 
Austin. He is being prominently mentioned in connection with 
the presidency of that institution. 
— T. Bailey Lee is practicing law at Burley, Idaho. 

— Dr. James Sawyer, formerly located in Knoxville, Tenn., 

is now a successful physician of Asheville. 

- — E. S. Parker, Jr., Law '94, is a leading lawyer of Graham. 

He is chairman of the board of trustees of the Graham 

public schools. 

— E. W. Brawley is a leading banker, farmer and cotton mill 

man of Mooresville. 

— Larry I. Moore, Law '94, former solicitor of his district, 

is a member of the law firm of Moore and Dunn, New Bern. 


— L. M. Bristol is professor of philosophy in the University 
of West Virginia, Morgantown, W. Va. A book by him en- 
titled "Social Adaptation" has just come from the press. 
— Girard Wittson is a lawyer and is located in New York 

— A. B. Kimball is one of Greensboro's leading lawyers, a 
member of the firm of King and Kimball. 
— T. C. Leak, Jr. has large cotton mill interests at Rocking- 

— D. K. McRae lives at Laurinburg and is engaged in farm- 
ing in Scotland County. At one time he was engaged in 
school work, having organized the city school system of 

— A. L. Quickel is clerk to the House Committee on the 
Judiciary, Washington, D. C. 


— R. W. Blair, of the U. S. Internal Revenue Service, has 
recently been transferred from St. Paul, Minn., to Buffalo, 
New York. 

— James S. White is manufacturing furniture at Graham. 
— B. Rush Lee is a member of the firm of Wilkinson and 
Lee, General Agents for the Royal Indemnity Co., Charlotte. 
— J. Harvey White is a cotton manufacturer of Graham, con- 
nected with the Travora Mills. He is a member of the 
board of trustees of the Graham public schools. 
— F. M. Laxton, a native of Morganton, is a member of the 
firm of Tucker and Laxton, large electrical contractors of 

— Wm. Starr Myers is a professor in the department of his- 
tory and politics in Princeton University. 
— James M. Carson is a lawyer of Rutherfordton. 


— Robert Lassiter, secretary and treasurer of the Thrift 

Cotton Mills, Charlotte, was recently elected president of the 

Southern Manufacturers Club, Charlotte. 

— Rev. J. Kenneth Pfohl is a minister of the Moravian 

Church in Winston-Salem. He is one of the leading spirits 

in the Winston-Salem alumni organization. 

— W. G. Haywood has been for some time with the North 

Carolina department of agriculture, Raleigh, as a chemist. 


J. E. Latta, Secretary, 207 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 111. 

— W. T. Bost is Raleigh correspondent for the Grensboro 
Daily News. 

— Julian S. Carr, Jr. is president of the Durham Hosiery 
Mills, Durham, one of the largest textile corporations in the 

— Virgil L. Jones, formerly a member of the faculty of 
Sweetbriar College at Sweetbriar, Va., is head of the de- 
partment of English in the University of Arkansas, Fayette- 
ville, Ark. 



W. S. Bernard, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— A. R. Berkeley is an Episcopal minister of Philadelphia, 
Pa. His address is 2631 Wharton St. 
— T. A. Cheatham is an Episcopal minister of Pinehurst. 
— J. N. Willson, Law '00, is treasurer and professor of civics 
in the Cullowhee Normal School at Cullowhee. 

F. B. Rankin, Secretary, Rutherfordton, N. C. 
— Philip Busbee is a well-known lawyer of Raleigh. 
— J. W. Turrentine. a native of Burlington, is engaged in 
scientific soil investigation with the U. S. Soil Survey. 
— W. M. Stevenson is a successful lawyer of Bennettsville, 
S. C. He is one of the original subscribers to The Alumni 

R. A. Merritt, Secretary, (Greensboro, N. C. 
— T. C. Worth is active vice-president of the Durham Loan 
and Trust Co., Durham. 

— John A. Ferrell is assistant director general of the Inter- 
national Health Commission, 61 Broadway, New York City. 
— J. L. Burgess is connected with the State department of 
agriculture as agronomist for North Carolina. 


N. W. Walker, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— T. J. Gold of High Point is being prominently mentioned as 
a member of the next legislature from Guilford County. 
— J. B. Thorpe is chief chemist for the Indiana Steel Co., 
Gary, Ind. 

— A. G. Alirens is proprietor of the Pine Grove Poultry 
Farm, Wilmington. 

— Kenneth Gant is engaged in the cotton mill business at 

— The marriage of Miss Isa Frances Tracy and Rev. Edward 
Ray occurred January 2nd at Hyde Park Baptist Church, 
Chicago, 111. They are at home 5713 Drexel Avenue, Chicago, 

— S. E. McNeely is cashier of the Farmers Bank and Trust 
Co., Cherryville. He is a loyal alumnus and is secretary of 
the Cherryville Alumni Association. 

— R. W. Herring is a lawyer of Fayetteville, a member of 
the firm of Oates and Herring. 


T. F. Hickerson, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Ralph M. Harper is an Episcopal minister of Winthrop, 
Mass. Ralph M. Harper, Jr. is six months old. 
— W. P. Jacocks is engaged in work for the International 
Health Commission at Port of Spain, Trinidad, West Indies. 
— J. V. Cobb is manager of the Vinedale Farm in Edgecombe 
County near Tarboro. 

— W. C. Rankin, former teacher in the Goldsboro and Dur- 
ham schools, is with the Stephens Company, one of Char- 
lotte's leading real estate firms. 

— Wm. Dunn, Jr. is a member of the law firm of Moore 
and Dunn, New Bern. He is secretary of .the Craven 
County Alumni Association. 


W. T. Shore, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 
— C. McD. Carr has been with the Durham Hosiery Mills 
since graduation in '05. He is treasurer of the corporation. 
— S. B. Boone is a physician of Jackson. 

— C. S. Blackwell, Jr. is a merchandise broker in the South- 
ern Produce Bldg., Norfolk, Va. 

— P. E. Fogle is a cattle raiser in the mountains beyond 

— P. H. Rogers, Jr. is secretary-treasurer of the Carolina 
Fiber Co., Hartsville, S. C. 

—Mrs. M. C. S. Smith, M. A. '05, lives in New York City. 
She is engaged in literary work. 

— E. G. Stilwell, Phar. '05, is an architect of Hendersonville. 
— W. G. Bramham, Law '05, prominent lawyer of Durham, is 
president of the North Carolina Association of Baseball 

— B. T. Groome is city editor of the Greenville, S. C. News. 
— W. P. Hill, of Winston-Salem, travels in North Carolina 
and surrounding states as a mirror salesman. He is looking 
fine and doing well, says the 1905 Class Bulletin. 
— A. M. McLean is a lawyer of Lillington. 
— G. L. Paddison is selling law books for the West Publish- 
ing Co. 

— L. R. Rountree, of Brooklyn, N. V., is a broker on the 
cotton exchange with his father. 

— J. F. Patterson is a physician and surgeon of New Bern. 
He is part owner of St. Luke's Hospital and stands at the 
top of his profession. 

— X. A. Townsend, president of '05, is a lawyer of Dunn, a 
member of the firm of Clifford and Townsend. 
— Hal V. Worth is secretary and treasurer of the lumber 
firm of Oldham and Worth, Raleigh. 
— C. M. Walters is a physician of Union Ridge. 
— W. R. Taliaferro, Jr. is engaged in the manufacturing 
business at Charlotte. 

— Stroud Jordan is chief chemist for the American Tobacco 
Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. 

— H. B. Haywood, Jr. is a successful physician of Raleigh. 
He is college physician for the A. and M. College. 
—Kemp B. Nixon is a well-known and successful lawyer of 
Lincolnton. He is secretary of the Lincoln County Alumni 

John A. Parker, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 

— Walter M. Crump is superintendent of a cotton mill at 

— Bennett H. Perry is a lawyer of Henderson. He is mayor 
of the city. 

— W. L. Mann is engaged in the insurance and real estite 
business at Albemarle. He is also president of the Pied- 
mont Commercial Club. 

— John A. Parker is a member of the law firm of Parker and 
Wilson, Charlotte. 

— Dermot Shemwell is president of the First National Bank 
of Lexington and a member of the firm of Foy and Shem- 
well, dealers in insurance, real estate, automobiles, horses and 
mules, and proprietors of a dairy. 

— J. H. Howell is a lawyer of Waynesville. He is captain 
of Co. H. 1st N. C. regiment of the national guard. 


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

— W. S. Dickson, a native of Chapel Hill, is city editor of the 

Grensboro Daily News. 

— W. J. Barker is engaged in the cotton mill business at 


— Francis Gillam is with the Bank of Windsor, at Windsor. 



— T. G. McAlister, a native of Ashboro, is chairman of the 

board of County Commissioners and superintendent of roads 

for Cumberland County, located at Fayetteville. 

— Claud W. Rankin is cashier of the Cumberland Savings 

Bank and Trust Co., Fayetteville. 

— R. F. Smallwood, Grad. '07, is an architect with the W. W. 

Leland Co., New York City. 

— Dr. N. H. Andrews, med. '07, practices his profession at 


Jas. A. Gray, Jr., Secretary, Winston-Salem, N. C. 

— J. Rush Shull is a well-known physician of Cliffside. 
— E. C. Conger is with the Edenton Ice and Cold Storage 
Co., Edenton. 

— The marriage of Miss Pearl Lakel and Mr. John W. 
Hester, both of Oxford, occurred October 21st at the home 
of C. E. Mcintosh, '11, Raleigh. 

— W. Barham Davis for several years a teacher in the Char- 
lotte high school is now principal of this high school. 
— E. C. Harllee, at one time on the road as a traveling 
salesman, is now with the La Fayette Hotel, Fayetteville. 
— E. W. S. Cobb has been for several years superintendent 
of Polk County schools. 

— Geo. M. Fountain, a former 'varsity baseball and tennis 
player, is a successful lawyer of Tarboro. 

O. C. Cox, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 

— W. L. Long is a successful lawyer of Roanoke Rapids, a 
member of the Legislature from Halifax County. 
—Norman Stockton, of the Mock-Bagby-Stockton Co., Win- 
ston-Salem, was on the "Hill" recently with a line of spring 
samples in clothing. 

— Jos. G. Fitzsimmons is president and general manager of 
the Carolinas Automobile Supply House, Charlotte. 
— Wade A. Montgomery is treasurer of the Carolinas Auto- 
mobile Supply House, Charlotte. 

— V. M. Montsinger is an electrical engineer with the Gen- 
eral Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y. 

— Donnell Gilliam is a successful lawyer of Greenville. He is 
counsel for the Atlantic Coast Realty Co., a large real estate 

— The marriage of Miss Gladys Rogers and Mr. Julius Dwight 
Barbour occurred February 10th at Clayton. 
— N. Howard Smith is engaged in the produce business at 

— H. A. Stepp is with the insurance department of the First 
Bank and Trust Co., Hendersonville. 

— Jno. M. Queen is a lawyer of Waynesville and judge of 
the municipal court. Since his marriage in September 1911 
he has become the father of three children, two boys and a 

■ — The marriage of Miss Nancy Montgomery Cooper and 
Mr. Henry Plant Osborne occurred March 1st in St. Johns 
Episcopal Church, Jacksonville, Fla. They will be at home 
after April 1st, 725 Riverside Avenue, Jacksonville. 


W. H. Ramsaur, Secretary, China Grove, N. C. 

— J. S. Armstrong, Jr., is U. S. Consul at Bristol, England. 
— Louis Gilliam is with the Mexican Boundary Commission 
and has an office in Washington, D. C. 

— \V. H. Ramsaur is studying for the' Episcopal ministry in 
the Philadelphia Divinity School, Philadelphia, Pa. 

— J. A. McLean, Jr., Law '10, lawyer of Fayetteville and 
secretary of the Cumberland County Alumni Association, has 
decided to become a Presbyterian minister and will at an early 
date enter Union Seminary at Richmond. 
— F. V. Fuentes is connected with the Jotibonier Electric 
Plant, Cuba. 

■ — Salvador Rodriguez is in charge of the electrical depart- 
ment of the Marrati Sugar Co., Marrati, Cuba. 
— Dr. Adofo B. Rodriguez, M. D. '10, is a physician with a 
good practice at Quernado de Guines, Cuba. 
— S. B. Stroup is an Episcopal minister of Hickory. He has 
been married for some time. 

— T. D. Rose, a former member of the 'varsity baseball team 
now an electrical engineer, is with the Cram Engineering Co., 
of Baltimore, Md. 

— A. H. James is manager of the Model Pharmacy at Laurin- 

— E. W. Bryant is teller with the National Bank of Lau- 

— Thurman Leatherwood is a member of the law firm of 
Alley and Leatherwood, Waynesville. 

— S. R. Carrington is manager of the Springfield, Mass. 
office of the Columbia Graphophone Co., distributors of the 

— Joe R. Nixon is engaged for his third year as superin- 
tendent of the Cherryville schools. A new school building 
has recently been constructed at Cherryville under his super- 

I. C. Moser, Secretary, Burlington, N. C. 

— Preparations for 191 l's big S-year reunion are continuing 
apace. Indications are that Alumni Day, Tuesday, May 30th, 
will find in the encampment of 1911 men on the "Hill" the 
largest number ever to attend a University class reunion. 
Any one having suggestions to offer or desiring to secure 
information concerning the reunion will please write R. G. 
Stockton, Chairman, Winston-Salem. 

— Henry C. Smith is an Episcopal minister at Roanoke Rap- 

— Felix Llorens is engaged in the electrical engineering busi- 
ness in Cuba. He has invented an appliance to prevent the 
burning out of motors. 

— M. A. White has been for three years with the casualty 
department of the Southern Life and Trust Co., Greensboro. 
— A wedding of interest to a wide circle of friends was that 
of Miss Sarah Huger Bacot and Mr. Kenneth Spencer Tan- 
ner which occurred February 15th at the home of the bride's 
parents in Charleston, S. C. Among the groomsmen and 
ushers were: R. M. Hanes, '12; Morehead Jones, '12; W. 
M. Parsley, '11; R. W. Winston, Jr., '12; Tom Moore, '12; 
Geo. E. Wilson, Jr., Law '11; R. H. Johnston, '12. 
— Mr. and Mrs. K. S. Tanner who were married on February 
15th spent March 1st and 2nd in Chapel Hill on their return 
to Rutherfordton from New York. 

— The marriage of Mrs. Jessie Lee Clark and Mr. E. F. Mc- 
Culloch took place during the Christmas holidays at Eliza- 
bethtown. Mr. McCulloch is a lawyer of Elizabethtown. 

C. E. Norman, Secretary, Columbia, S. C. 

— A. W. Graham, Jr. is a member of the law firm of A. W. 

Graham and Son, Oxford. 

— J. S. Manning, Jr. is with the Erwin Cotton Mills, West 




— Dr. A. J. Warren is practicing medicine in Hillsboro. 
— R. W. Winston, Jr. is practicing law in Raleigh. 
— Ike Blair is a bank cashier at Oakboro. 
— The marriage of Miss Lilly Bassett Carter and Mr. J. F. 
Hoffman, Jr. took place November 4th at the home of the 
bride's parents in Albemarle. Mr. Hoffman is a druggist 
of Hickory. 

— C. E. Norman is a student in the Lutheran Theological 
Seminary, Columbia, S. C. 

— A. M. Atkinson is a civil engineer at Enfield. 
— L. A. Dysart is engaged in the banking business at Lenoir. 
He is secretary of the Caldwell County Alumni Association. 
— Dr. A. S. Oliver, Med. '12, formerly a physician of Nor- 
lina, has been elected superintendent of the Bloomsbury Sani- 
tarium at Raleigh. Dr. Oliver is a hospital expert. 
— W. B. C lib is engaged in soil survey work for the U. S. 
Bureau of Soils at Hope, Arkansas. 

— P. H. Gwynn, Jr., head of the departments of history and 
debating in the Durham high school, was on the "Hill" re- 
cently with his debaters at work in the University Library. 
Under Mr. Gwynn's direction the literary societies of the 
Durham high school are in a most flourishing condition. 
— J. L. Orr is teaching in the high school of Tampa. Fla. 
— Eugene Rimmer, formerly a druggist of Tarboro, is now 
with the Druggists Circular, New York City. 
— Lawrence N. Morgan is spending the year at Harvard tak- 
ing advanced work in English. His address is 111 Hammond 
St., Cambridge, Mass. 

— John C. Lockhart is superintendent of the Apex schools. 
— Claude E. Teague is superintendent of the Sanford schools. 
— C. W. Higgins is a lawyer of Sparta in partnership with 
former Lieut. Gov. R. A. Doughton. 

A. L. M. WlCGINS, Secretary, Hartsville, S. C. 
— Miss Watson Kasey continues as the popular head of the 
Latin department in Salem College, Winston-Salem. 
— J. B. Scarborough continues as instructor in mathematics 
in the A. and M. College, West Raleigh. He was on the 
"Hill" recently. 

— Wilson Warlick, Law, '13, is a successful attorney of New- 

— C. B. Wilson, of Greenville, is a student in the U. S. 
Military Academy, West Point, N. Y. 
— Banks H. Mebane is an attorney of Greensboro. 
— W. G. Harry reports that he likes things very well at the 
Presbyterian Theological Seminary, Columbia, S. C. He 
says that he saw Wiggins in Columbia recently in attendance 
upon the laymen's convention. 

— Wilbur V . Galbraith is an attorney of Pittsburg, Pa., with 
offices, 1255 Frick Annex. He writes that since he dropped 
out in 1910, he has seen only two nineteen-thirteeners, Stokes 
and Carmichael. 

— W. J. Forney is making a success with the Aultman Motor 
Co., distributors of Hudson Automobiles, Jacksonville, Fla. 
— J. Herman Swink is an attorney of Miami, Fla., with 
offices in the lawyers building. 

—J. A. McKay has charge of the electric lighting system at 

— Henry E. Williams is practicing his profession, law, in 

—A. L. Hamilton, former principal of the Atlantic high 
school, is now at work at Newport News, Va. 
— Supt. Horace Sisk has instituted a plan in the Lenoir 

schools whereby the members of the graduating class receive 
training which will be helpful to them in teaching. It is his 
plan to add a course in pedagogy for the eleventh grade next 

— L. B. Rhodes is a chemist with the State department of 
agriculture, Raleigh. 

— B. R. Huske, Jr. is engaged in the insurance business at 

—The marriage of Miss Mattie E. Kendrick and Mr. L. 
Berge Beam occurred December 22nd at Clierryville. Mr. 
Beam is superintendent of Lincoln County schools. 
— Paul R. Bryan is a member of the faculty in the chemistry 
department of the Medical College of the State of South 
Carolina, Charleston, S. C. 

— A. R. Marks has been since graduation engaged in the 
wholesale shoe business at New Bern. 

— J. H. Workman is teacher of mathematics in the Greens- 
boro high school. 

Oscar Leach, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Geo. V. Strong is with a law book firm in New York City. 
— F. R. Owen is principal of the Ellerbe high school. 
— Miss Anna Puett is at her home in Dallas. 
— W. S. Beam is an attorney and counsellor at law with offices 
315 Law Building, Charlotte. 

— H. E. Taylor, M. A. '14, is teaching at Canyon, Texas. 
— J. A. Struthers is a chemist for the Du Pont Company. 
His address is 15 Hoagland Ave., Dover, N. J. 
■ — Henry Clark Bourne is editor of the Tarboro Southerner. 
— H. L. Cox is an assistant chemist with the N. C. agri- 
cultural experiment station, West Raleigh. 

— James Eldridge is spending some time in Chapel Hill, his 
school at Newland having been disbanded on account of 

— James Holmes is superintendent of schools at Townsville. 
His debaters are making extensive preparations for the tri- 
angular debates March 31st. 


B. L. Field, Secretary, Oxford, N. C. 

— R. E. Little, Jr., is located in Wilmington where he is 
teller with the Wilmington Savings and Trust Company. 
— E. F. Conrad is principal of the Clcmmons farm life high 

— Zack Whitaker is teaching in Oak Ridge Institute. 
— F. C. Manning is agent at Raleigh for the Germania 
Underwriters of New York. His office is 608 Citizens Bank 

— J. W. Moser is teaching at Mebane. 

— Allen H. Moore, of Washington, is a member of the 
Senior Class in the medical department of the University of 
Pennsylvania, Philadelphia. 

— R. W. Jernigan, Phar. '15, is with the Fariss-Klutz Drug 
Company, Greensboro. 

—John L. Henderson, Pd. D. '15, is with the Penick Drug 
Co.. wholesale dealers, 45 Barclay St., New York City. 
— H. C. Sisk is principal of the Stantonsburg high school. 
— D. W. Royster, of Shelby, is in the New Bedford Textile 
School. New Bedford, Mass., taking a special course in ho- 
siery knitting. 


— V. H. Idol is connected with the Bank of Madison, at 





— John Bethune Kelly, A. B. 1860, died suddenly at his home 
near Carthage February 14th, aged 76 years. He enlisted in 
the Southern army at the outbreak of the Civil War and 
fought throughout the four year's struggle. He was one of 
Moore County's best known and most highly respected citi- 

— P. H. Eley, of Williston, Tennessee, who entered with the 
class of 1898, but was graduated with the class of 1900, died 
on February ninth. After leaving the University, he spent 
a year at Harvard University, where he won distinction. He 
taught two years in the Philippine Islands, and held several 
positions of importance in Southern universities. 

— Alexander Gary Gallant, a member of the Sophomore 
Class in the University, died at Watts Hospital, Durham, 
February 21st from an attack of appendicitis, aged 19 years. 
The funeral was conducted from the home of the parents of 
the deceased in Charlotte. Delegations were present from 
the University faculty, the student body, and the Y. M. C. 
A. Mr. Gallant took high rank in his studies and was promi- 
nent in various branches of student activity. 

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our Specialty. School the year round. Enroll 
anytime. Write for Catalogue. 



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t Raleigh Floral Company 


* Write, Phone or Wire Orders to Raleigh, N. C. 



Carolina Drug Company 



WEBB and JERNIGAN, Proprietors 

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Telephone No. 477 Opposite Post Office 


Holladay Sftundi® 



Photographer for Y. Y., 1915 






O. LeR. GOFORTH, Manager 

Appreciates the business 
of the students and of the 
alumni when they are in 
Chapel Hill. Special rates 
given to students for all 
their laundry. A special 
two-day service operated. 


and driver will call for your package 

ZEB P. COUNCIL. Manaser 





Eubanks Drug Co. 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 

Agents for Munnally's Candy 






fllumni Coyalty fund 

"One for all, and all for one" 

Letter to R. B. Hall, Class of 1911, who sent the second subscription 
to the Alumni Loyalty Fund: 

R. B. Hall, Esquire, 
Copperhill, Tennessee, 
Dear Mr. Hall: 

Let me thank yon on behalf of the trustees of the Alumni Loyalty Fund for your generous contri- 
bution to that fund. 

I believe that the fund will eventually reach a million dollars. 

It will if we sufficiently believe in the University and the State it serves, and if we get a truly states- 
manlike and patriotic view of the University of North Carolina and the State of North Carolina. We need 
to get a great conception of both of them, and to have faith that we can bring that conception to pass. 

The University will have a definite and essential task to perforin in the wonderful opportunities 
that are opening ahead of us. Because they are wonderful opportunities, we must be equipped greatly to 
use them. Leadership in such a task can be held on no other condition. 

A clear vision of the place of the university in the development of a section and a state such as ours, 
and the united, intelligent effort of every son of the University to make that vision a living reality, is what 
we need, and it is what we will have! 

For your part in it let me again thank you. 

Faithfully vours, 

EDWARD K. GRAHAM, President. 

During the first week of the Alumni Loyalty Fund twenty-eight subscriptions were received. 

These varied from $25.00 per year to $1.00 per year. The amount is not relatively important: 
the main idea is for every alumnus to be in on it. Six ol the first twenty-eight subscriptions were for 
$25; two were for $1; the remaining twenty averaged $10.00. 

I! all the alumni who laid the cards aside to sign later and then forgot it, remember to send them 
in now, there will he a thousand enrolled l>v the end of the week. DO IT NOW. 

Form of Subscription: 

University of North Carolina Alumni Loyalty Fund: 

I will give to the Alumni Loyalty Fund $ annually, 

payable of each year; at which time please send 

notice. I reserve the right to revoke at will. 

Name (Class) 






Made to the North Carolina Corporation Commission at the Close 

of Business 

SEPTEMBER 2, 1915 


Loans and Investments $2,150,319.34 

Furniture and Fixtures 20,050.33 

Cash Items 20,6-10.40 

Cash in Vaults and with Banks _ 058,273.03 


Capital Stock $ 100,000.00 

Surplus _ 400,000.00 

Undivided Profits S9.0G2.1S 

Interest Reserve _ _ _ 6,000.00 

Deposits _ _ 2,221,720.92 

Bills Rediscounted 41,500.00 


The attention of the public is respectfully call- 
ed to the above statement. We will be pleased 
to have all persons who are seeking a safe place 
to deposit their active or idle funds, to call on or 
write us. 

B. N. DUKE. Pres. JOHN f. WILY. Vice-I'res. S. W. MH0R, Cashier 

Our (boob Cloths 

Our Store is fairly loaded with new fall and 
winter wearables for men and boys. The newest 
in Suits and Overcoats, the newest in Furnishings 
and Hats. 

Sneed-Markham-Taylor Co. 

Durham, N, C. 

Ot)£ «first National !ftaak 

of "Durham, St. <L. 

"Roll of Honor" Bank 

Total Resources over Two and a Quarter Mil- 
lion Dollars 






Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts 

of all kinds Special attention ^ivi-u Univer.-ilv ami 

College banquets and entertainments i'hone 178 









The Leading Massachusetts Company 

New policies embodying csery desirable feature known to modern life insurance, including an exceptionally 
liberal disability clause. Dividend increase of from 25 c /o to 387° over former scale. 

Slate Agent. 704.5-6 first National Bank Building 




"The Progressive Railway of the South ' ' 


Richmond, Portsmouth-Norfolk, Va., and points 
in the Northeast via Washing-ton, D. C, and 
Southwest via Atlanta and Birmingham. 


Electrically lighted and equipped with electric 

Steel electrically lighted Diners on all through 
trains. Meals a la carte. 


For rates, schedules, etc., call on your nearest 
agent, or 

Norfolk, Va. CHARLES R. CAPPS, Vice-Pres., Raleigh, N. C. 
Norfolk, Va. 


£a JFaYctte 

The Cafe Beautiful 
Newest and Best in Raleigh 

Prices Moderate 

Lavatories for convenience of out-of-town Guests 

We Take Care of Your Baggage Free of Charge 

215 Fayetteville Streel^Next to Almo Theatre 

Under Same Management as Wright's Cafe 

Make this your headquarters when in Raleigh 

Odell Hardware 

Cnmnpnv greensboro, 
Um\Dciriy north Carolina 

Electric Lamps and Supplies 
Builders Hardware 




Ir- --^-^ 

Sznb it to "Dick! 

Dick's Laundry Baskets leave 13 New 


for Greensboro at 3:00 P. M. on Monday, 


day, and Wednesday. To be returned Wednesday, 

Thursday and Friday. 




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The Bank o /Chapel Hill 

The oldest and strongest bank in 
Orange County solicits your banking 

Prcsidei t 









Chapel Hill Hardware Co. 

Lowe Bros. High Standard Paints 

Calcimo Sanitary Wall Coating 

Fixall Stains and Enamels 

Floor Wax, Dancing Wax 


PHONE 144 


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Finishing for the Amateur. Foister ^^ 


C. S. Pendergraft 

Pioneer Auto Man 

Headquarters in DURHAM: 
Al the Royal Cafe, Main Street, and Southern Depot 

Headquarters in CHAPEL HILL: 
Next to Bank of Chapel Hill 

Leave Chapel Hill 8:30 and 10:20 a. m. 

Leave Chapel Hill 2:30 and 4:00 p. m. 

Leave Durham 9:50 a. m., 12:40 p. m. 

Leave Durham 5:08 and 8:00 p. m. 


Four Machines at Your Service 
Day or Night 

PHONE 58 OR 23 

Geo. C. Pickard & Son 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 


A. A. PICKARD ... - Manager 

The Model Market and Ice Co. 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 

All Kinds of Meats. Fish and Oysters in Season. 
Daily Ice Delivery Except Sunday 

S. M. PICKARD Manager 


Z2i.ZlS>. Tftlutt? £o.,Unc- 


Extend a cordial invitation to all students and 
alumni of the U. N. C. to make their store head- 
quarters during their stay in Chapel Hill. 

Complete Stock of 
New and Second-hand Books, Stationery, and 
Complete Line of Shoes and Haberdashery 
Made by the Leaders of Fashion, Al- 
ways on Hand 


Specialty Modern School Buildings 




Manufacturers of all grades and flavors of Ice Cream 
for the Wholesale Trade. Write us what you need. 

N. C. 


Will save you from 3 to 5 dollars on your tailor- 
made suits. We also have in an up-to-date line 
of high grade gents' furnishings. Call to see us 
and be convinced. 

The Peoples National Bank 

Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Capital $300,000.00 

United Stales Depositary 

J. W. FRIES, Prcs. Wm. A. BLAIR, V-Pres. nnd Cashier 

J. WALTER DALTON, Asst. Cashier 

END us any gar- 
ment or article 
you may have 

needing Dry Cleaning 

or Dyeing. 

We will do the work promptly, 
at small cost, and to your en- 
tire satisfaction. 

Send yours by Parcel Post, we 
pay return charges on orders 
amounting to $1.00. 

Mourning Goods Dyed in 24 to 
36 Hours 


Phones 633-634 

Chapel Hill Agents: T. C. Wilkins and 
E. E. W. Duncan 14 and IS Old West 



Maximum of Service to the People of the State 



(1) Chemical Engineering. E. THE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE. 

(2) Electrical Engineering. F. THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY. 

(3) Civil and Road Engineering. G. THE SCHOOL OF EDUCATION. 

(4) Soil Investigation. H. THE SUMMER SCHOOL. 


(1) General Information. 

(2) Instruction by Lectures. 

(3) Correspondence Courses. 

(4) Debate and Declamation. 

(5) County Economic and Social Surveys. 

(6) Municipal and Legislative Reference. 

(7) Educational Information and Assist- 


For information regarding the University, address 

THOS. J. WILSON, JR., Registrar. 

Murphy's Hotel and Annex 

Richmond, Virginia 

The Most Modern, Largest, and Best 
Located Hotel in Richmond, Being 
on Direct Car Line to all Railroad 

Headquarters for College Men European Plan $1.00 Up 


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