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Volume V 

JANUARY, 1917 

Number 4 



The President's Report for 1916, together with 
the reports of all the officers of the University, com- 
prising' 137 octavo pages, came 
THE PRESIDENT'S K a . i & 1 - 

REPORT m press on January 15. 

Reprints of the special report 
of President Graham are being distributed widely 
throughout the State, and copies of this or of the 
complete report can be secured by all alumni who 
express a desire for them. 


We never read this annual recapitulation of activi- 
ties and statement of purpose for the future with- 
out experiencing profound impres- 
sions. This year the two which stand 
out predominatingly are: (1) That the University 
in 1916 rendered the largest service to North Caro- 
lina it has ever rendered, and (2) That it cannot in- 
crease, or even maintain, its present service, unless 
its support and equipment are materially increased. 


The extent of the service rendered during the year 
is not a tangible thing which can be measured by ordi- 
nary standards. Possibly the two- 
page map to be found in the central 
section of this number will give bet- 
ter than anything else a suggestion of what this has 
been. The big thing, of course, has been the actual 
teaching of 1259 regular students, 1052 Summer 
School students, 1S5 practising physicians pursuing 
courses in post graduate medicine, and 40 corres- 
pondence students — a total of 2536. For 50 of the 
52 weeks of the year the whole University plant has 
been in use and every part of it has carried its maxi- 
mum load. 

( >u the outside the service has been correspond- 
ingly large. Thirteen hundred high school boys and 
girls were given a thorough drilling in the literary so- 
cieties of 325 communities. The News Letter went 
regularly to the State press and to 9000 of the 
State's most progressive teachers and citizens. Mem- 
bers of the faculty delivered 185 lectures in 64 of 
the counties and the University brought to its lecture 
rooms and laboratories for special conferences and 
institutes the men and women of the State most inter- 


ested in good roads, high schools, country churches, 
and the press. These four conferences were care- 
fully planned and they were of untold value to those 
attending them and through them to the State at 
large. All told, every one of the 100 counties of 
the State received direct aid from the University 
and the Review believes that the service received was 
positively beneficial. 


After reviewing the activities of the year, Presi- 
dent Graham discusses the vital matter of adequate 
support fi nanc i a l support for the future. This 
discussion is so thorough-going and the 
subject is of such vital importance to University and 
State alike, that it is given below in full. We urge 
every alumnus to read it and think it through care- 

In order to meet our great obligations and oppor- 
tunities we must have money. We must squarely face 
that as the issue between our desire fully to develop 
the whole life of the State so that it may find a 
worthy place in the competitions of the nation and 
world, and our success in satisfying that desire 
through education. Certainly this institution can- 
not continue to grow without greatly increased sup- 
port. It cannot refuse to grow without sacrificing 
some of its finest qualities. 

May I ask your attention to a brief statement of 
what the support is at present, and how it compares 
to the cost of similar service rendered in other states, 
and what the total cost of our University to our State 
has been ? 

Two years ago the legislature gave the University 
$115,000 a year for maintenance for 1914-15 and 
1915-16; and $30,000 a year for permanent improve- 
ments and debts. Forty thousand dollars of this, it 
was stipulated, must be spent for notes incurred for 
the purchase of land. (This land purchase is the 
only money the University ever spent for land. The 
600 acres it owns was all given to it). There has, 
therefore, been in the past two years no new construc- 
tion, except the athletic field (a gift) and the power 
house. The re-building of the power plant was under- 
taken as an absolute necessity, following the condem- 
nation of the old plant. 

Our current deficit on maintenance is $12,600. 
This is approximately the difference between the bud- 



get presented and the amount received. The budget 
asked for was cut down to the lowest possible figure, 
and the running expenses further reduced by not sup- 
plying for the year the place of Professor Bain (in 
Greek), who died; Professor Judd (in education), 
who resigned, and by employing an associate profes- 
sor to supply for Professor Patterson. The total 
difference saved in these items was $4400. 


Certain conclusions may be drawn as to the econo- 
my of its administration by comparison with other 

. carefully managed state institutions. 

COMPARISON From an investigation made two 

years ago, it was doing its work on 
33 per cent less per student per year than the aver- 
age cost in Southern universities. 

The University of North Carolina's total income 
last year was $220,661. Of this $75,661 was from 
sources other than the State. That of Virginia and 
Texas (the other leading Southern state universi- 
ties) was $560,258 and $602,607 respectively. The 
operating budget of the University of Texas for this 
year is $325,000. Its building budget is $3,000,000. 
Its student body is about double that of the Univer- 
sity of North Carolina ; that of Virginia is slightly 
less than North Carolina's. 

Eleven of the Southern universities have larger 
working incomes per student than the University of 
North Carolina. Georgia's is 76 per cent larger, 
Mississippi 101 per cent, and Virginia 141 per cent. 

Among the twenty-five state universities and A. 
and M. colleges in the South, (figures from the News 
Letter, based on Bulletin 6, 1916. U. S. Bureau of 
Education) the rank of our University in working 
income per student is 22nd. 

The amount of state support given to six Southern 
universities and six Western universities two years 
ago is given in the following table : 
Texas $365,246 Kansas $ 585,000 

Kentucky 205.977 

Mississippi 172,500 

Oklahoma 170,615 

Georgia 155,500 

North Carolina 145,000 

Nebraska 951,000 

Ohio 1,041,482 

Michigan 1,429,800 

Wisconsin 1,735,928 

Minnesota 2,063,913 


The difference is not a difference of ability to pay. 
The following table throws light on the extent to 

which the tax burden for university main- 
TO PAY teuance f:llls on evet T thousand dollars 

of taxable property in the Western as 
compared to the Southern states. Two-fifths of all 
the white property owners in North Carolina paid 
less than nine cents a year to University support. 

1 Nebraska $1.98 23 Vermont $.23 

2 Minnesota 1.21 24 Idaho 22 

3 Illinois 93 25 Florida 204 

4 Iowa 90 

5 Utah 78 

6 Arizona 70 

7 Nevada 61 

8 Wisconsin 53 

9 Michigan 52 

10 California 51 

11 Missouri 50 

12 Montana 49 

13 Washington 46 

14 Wyoming 40 

15 Mississippi 39 

16 Maine 35 

17 South Carolina . . . .323 

18 North Dakota 32 

Arkansas 318 

Indiana 28 

Louisiana 24 


22 Kentucky 

26 Kansas 203 

27 West Virginia 20 

28 Oregon 197 

29 North Carolina ... .18 

30 Tennessee 177 

31 Colorado 173 

32 Georgia 163 

33 New Mexico 16 

34 Oklahoma 14 

35 Ohio 138 

36 Alabama 135 

37 South Dakota 134 

38 Texas 133 

39 Virginia 12 

40 Pa.— State College .09 

41 N. Y.— Cornell 08 

42 Rhode Island 07 

43 N. J.— Rutgers 025 


Nebraska, a state with a white population 350,- 
000 smaller than that of North Carolina, spends 
$1.98 per $1,000 of taxable property for university 
support, where we spend 18 cents. Nebraska is less 
than half a century old, but in 47 years she has in- 
vested $2,467,688 in university properties, and in 
1915 appropriated $951,200 to university support. 
Her people have built one of the really great univer- 
sities of the country in a very few years. They be- 
lieve in university education. But Nebraska also 
believes in common school education. In 1909-10, 
she was spending for this purpose $6.27 per inhabi- 
tant against our $1.38, and next to Iowa she has the 
smallest rate of rural illiteracy in the United States 
— 1.7 per cent, against 19.6 per cent in North Caro- 


Nor is the difference less when comparisons are 
based on the proportion of the total funds for public 

TOT AT SPHOOI eduCation that S° t0 t,ie State ™! 

FUND SCH0 ° L versifies in the various states. Of 
the 44 state institutions that re- 
ceive appropriations, the University of North Caro- 
lina ranks 30th in the per cent received of the total 
school fund. The per cent varies from Nebraska, 
with 40.5, to North Carolina, with 8.1. 

On the basis of per capita support, the rank of 
the State in university support is 39th. In this re- 
spect the states vary from $1.20 in Arizona, .92 in 
Minnesota, .76 in Nebraska, .70 in Wisconsin, to 
.061 in North Carolina. 


Another factor in this matter of University sup- 
port is the contribution made from sources other 
DDIV , Tt , ATri than State funds to the upbuilding 

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of the University of North Carolina. 
The State did not contribute to the material con- 
struction of the great plant here until 1905. Of 
29 buildings on the campus, 22 were built by gift and 



subscriptions. Of the recent buildings constructed, 
the following were erected by other than State funds: 
the Carr Dormitory, the Smith Dormitory, the Alum- 
ni Building, the Y. M. 0. A., the Library (and its 
endowment), the Gymnasium, and the Peabody 

Through the century that the University has serv- 
ed the State, the State has put into it in the way of 
permanent improvements $422,000. It has to show 
for this tangible property values of $1,154,025, and 
an endowment of $101,000; by conservative esti- 
mate, more than double the amount it has spent. 


What remains after reviewing the work of the 

University and the cost of it and its prospects is to 

what of a "' < '" 8 ™P^ e t erms of business ne- 

THE FUTURE c( ' ss ' f . v what support we may expect 

for its future work. 

The State has the unquestioned right to say what 
sort of University it wants, and what amount and 
quality of education it wants. But the amount and 
quality that it wants should be clear, for what it 
will get is not governed by accident, but is the inevi- 
table result of State policy and practical .provision 
and determination in carrying out its desire. We 
need, above all else, to get clear our true conviction 
in regard to all of our educational enterprises: 
whether we are promoting them as a sort of con- 
ventional necessity, or whether we believe what we 
say when we say that education is the life of demo- 
cracy, and therefore to be judged in the swift, in- 
evitable terms of life and death and not bargained for 
in the impersonal, fumbling compromises of conven- 
tional charity. 

I have presented the University's part in this 
educational work not with the thought that its de- 
velopment is the only consideration. Such an atti- 
tude would be impossible from the University point 
of view. In that view, the welfare of the comimm 
schools, the high schools, the farm life schools, the 
normal schools, and of all of the educational insti- 
tutions of the State, and the University's own wel- 
fare are one. The University knows that each one 
of these educational interests should have precisely 
and fully what it needs. No interest of any edu- 
cational enterprise in the State can be in conflict or 
competition with the interest of the State Univer- 
sity, for they are all a part of one life, which must 
be conceived of as whole, unified, and complete. 
There is but one issue to be mi i from the University's 
point of view, and that is whether we believe in edu- 
cation, in genuine terms that alone accomplish the 
results we strive for. 

If the institutions are not the sort we want, if 
the men at the head of them do not guide them so 
that they open up development ahead for fruitful in- 
vestment of money, they should be supplanted by 

those who can give us the leadership and the results 
we need ; but if they are, they must be supported in 
the great terms that alone produce great results. For 
these necessary results men are always willing to 
make the necessary sacrifices. 


If North Carolina needs and wants greatly to ex- 
tend and deepen its educational activities, there is 
IS THE STATE TOO U0 iss "° of poverty involy- 

POOR TO PAY FOR ed " . . No !" th Carolina is 

WHAT IT MUST HAVE? sufficiently prosperous. It 

is spending money for 
what it wants. During 1015 it spent more for the 
upkeep of automobiles than for the salaries of public 
school superintendents and teachers combined. Xorth 
Carolina has just as much money to spend for edu- 
cation as it wants to spend for education. But even 
if it were not prosperous, poverty is not an excuse 
from but a reason for education. What John Owen 
said in 1S30 is as tragically true to-day as then : "It 
is a policy that has kept the State in ignorance and 
the poor in poverty." Let us have done forever with 
this fatally inverted logic. What we spend is a 
question of our preference in terms of our wise or 
unwise choice, and an index to our desires. A Chris- 
tian may as well say that the church is too poor to 
be honest, as for a citizen of North Carolina to say 
that the State is too poor to educate. 


There is no other issue in North Carolina public 
policy today but this fundamental issue of education. 
« fTF The permanent names in North 

supreme' ISSUE Carolina statesmanship are those 
of men who put not words alone 
but their lives behind the great steps in our educa- 
tional progress. This is plainly because the funda- 
mentals of democracy have all of their vital roots 
in education. Equality of opportunity is there and 
there alone. To talk of equality of opportunity in 
circumstances that now exist in our Southern states 
is political cant. Our own situation is well-known. 
[f we were not callous to it by repetition, if we truly 
saw it, and keenly sensed the fact that in the full 
and free education of our people lies the whole se- 
cret of progress for which our State exists, we would 
courageously declare now and make effective a policy 
thai would startle the nation, and make this section 
wlmt by right it ought to be, the center of the next 
greal cement in American progress. 

It is an issue more vital today than in the days 
of Murphey, Wiley, Aycock, and Mclver. To say 
in response to such a challenge that the State is too 
poor is to deny the plain common sense of business 
and stultify our political faith. It is a mockery of 
both intelligence and patriotism. Any statesmanship 
that seeks to evolve a career on any other basis than 
this necessary basis of education — efficient, unapolo- 



getic, complete, abundant — is empty, misleading and 
hopelessly barren. 

Education is not a local issue. Its standards are 
relentlessly set in the markets and open forum of the 
world. A thousand times over we have paid the price 
for our blindness in the past, and daily for every 
dollar we save we now pay tribute ten times over. 
The immediate future will put us under far greater 
tribute. The issue is but a new form of the ancient 
issue of slavery and freedom. An ignorant people 
are as truly in slavery, economic and intellectual, as 
if they were in physical bondage. "An educated 
mind is the genius of democracy. . . It is the 
only dictator that freemen acknowledge, and the only 
security that freemen desire." Without it there is 
no freedom. 

To make actual, vital and complete through edu- 
cation this ideal that is the common hope and faith of 
all patriotic North Carolinians is the single-minded 
mission of the State University. Its relation to the 
great task is in some respects clear and obvious. It 
is steadily becoming clearer, both in the radiant light 
of its past achievements, and as it goes about its 
present pressing and complex work. "Different uni- 
versities according to the circumstances of their 
foundation and history can show different reasons for 
their existence and for being what they are. But all 
of them, whatever their date of origin, and what 
ever their place, have come into being in response to 
certain needs of their place and time. All of them 
have been founded with a purpose single in its na- 
ture, though diverse in manifestation. That purpose 
is to make stated and secured provision for the higher 
needs of a civilized community." 

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We frequently have the thought that the alumni 
could assist the University in another way — in giving- 
its activities wider publicity in their 
communities. And then we remem- 
ber that they, like ourselves, are in- 
hibited by the same blighting inertia which keeps us 
daily from doing many things which we ought to 
do and which we could so easily do if — we would 
only do them ! The President's report is by far the 
best single publication issued by the University to 
describe and summarize adequately the University's 
activities in any given year. Your neighbors ought 
to know what their State University is doing whether 
they ever entered the campus gates or not. It is 
your privilege to furnish them this information by 
handing them a copy of this report and by seeing that 
the local editor has a copy also. Have you an extra 
postal card ? Can yon make the supreme effort just 
once — and write the Secretary of the President, 
Chapel Hill, N. C, for as many copies as you think 


you can use profitably? We believe you can! Try 
it once, any how! 


Coupled with the statement concerning gifts ap- 
pearing elsewhere is the following suggestion made 

„„„, „ n „ bv President Graham concerning the part 
HOW YOU " , . , °. . J 

CAN HELP trustees anc l amnini can play m inter- 
esting others to aid the University. It 
should be adopted by the alumni as a definite policy. 
Give it a trial in your community this year. 

I believe that with the proper effort the Trustees 
and others interested could greatly increase the equip- 
ment of the University if they would call the atten- 
tion of men of wealth in the State to its work and its 
needs, and the productive use it is making of its re- 
sources. There was a time when the State had prac- 
tically no men wealthy enough to do for the Uni- 
versity what the men of the North and East have 
done for their great institutions and through them 
for their States. That time has past. There are now 
a hundred men in the State who without personal 
sacrifice could perform a service of noble and endur- 
ing patriotism, and so permanently honor their own 
names, by investing a small part of what they have 
earned in some form of beauty and usefulness on 
this campus. More and more of our men of wealth, 
whether alumni or not, will see "the wisdom of this 
means of public service. 


We cannot measure the loss we feel in the death 
of Mrs. Graham. Members of the faculty spoke of 
her as their colleague, so interested 
was she and so generously ready to 
contribute her thought and her work to the problems 
of the University. Alumni recognized in her not 
merely one of their number, but an eager spirit im- 
patient of indifference to the Alma Mater and catch- 
ing up all means at her disposal to increase the effec- 
tiveness of alumni co-operation. Students are still 
seeking ways to say what she meant to them in their 
life away from home, in their perplexities of work, 
in their ambitions for the future. 

Those of us who reside in Chapel Hill have our 
membership in the local community as well as in the 
larger University. In community matters Mrs. Gra- 
ham held unquestioned leadership. We all felt the 
force of her ideas and the energy with which she 
sought — and sought successfully — to translate them 
into life. To make Chapel Hill a model village was 
her dearest ambition. She was one of the founders 
of the Community Club, a name which has become 
the synonym of improvement. She furthered with all 
her ability the project which resulted in the splendid 




new school. She entered heartily into plans for the 
better sanitation and the beantification of the town. 
She assisted in every movement which had as its aim 
the intellectual and social betterment of the people, 
seeking always to break down all barriers of preju- 
dice, ignorance, and class distinction. 

While she would have scorned social life in its nar- 
rower sense as an object in itself, she was eminently 
suited to the high social position in which her lot was 
cast. She was a charming hostess both in her private 
and in her official capacity, a brilliant conversation- 
alist with an absorbing interest in the many guests 
and friends of her home, an embodiment of that 
richer culture which, while pursuing unfalteringly 
the greater purposes of life, recognizes the beauty 
and worth of refinement and gentleness of manner. 

We cannot measure the loss we feel. 


Shanghai is just about as far away from the South 

Building and the campus as you can easily get; but 

to those who take with them sonie- 
SHANGHAI — , . . . . . . 

SHIP-AHOY fbing of what they got here, where- 

ever they go, the campus and the rest 

of it is always just as near as it was the day you 

[lacked your trunk the last time, tipped "Poor Dave" 

the good-bye tip, and left for better or for worse 

and may be — forever. 

Gregory, 1902, who has been working mi the other 
side of the world for a good many years, evidently 
keeps green his campus memories in his bungalow 
(or whatever rhey live in) out on the Museum Road 
in Shanghai. He sent in a subscription to the 
Alumni Loyalty Fund as soon as he heard the word. 

On behalf of the fellowship that girdles the whole 
globe, we send him our felicitations and all the good 
wishes in the world — one of which is that he will 
come to the re-union of his class in June. 


Unlike the great universities of the North and the 
East, Carolina has never received large gifts. The 
CIFTS '^'^ ^abit, however, is beginning to be 
formed, and through the Alumni Loyalty 
Fund it is expected to grow. The more notable id' 
the gifts received during the year, as reported by 
President Graham, are as follows: a gift id' $20,000, 
from Dr. Joseph Hewitt, of the class of 1899, given 
in honor of his father and mother, to establish a loan 
fund for worthy students; a gift (valued at $5000.) 
from General J. S. Carr, '06, of a scholarship for 
that member of the Junior or Senior class who has 
worked his way through college the first two years, 
and whose scholastic work is of the highest order; 


an additional gift to the Weil Lectureship from the 
families of Henry and Sol Weil; additional gifts to 
the Alumni Fund, increasing it for the first year to 


The Review notes with pleasure the fact that 
members of the alumni have received positions of 
high honor in the new admin- 
istration of the State Govern- 
ment. To Governor T. W. Bickett, (Law 1892-'93), 
Lieutenant Governor 0. .Max Gardner (Law 1905- 
'06), President pro tern. F. C. Harding (1893), 
and Speaker Walter Murphy, (1892). it offers con- 
gratulations and best wishes. 


Commencement is only four months and a half in 
the future. It ought to be the greatest in the his- 

START YOUR ^ °f th ? V™™™*?- &» "^ 

REUNION NOW to lnake Lt "lat a record crowd 
of alumni, with a record assort- 
ment of "stunts," performances, and the real "pep," 
must be present. Last year at this time the Review 
was full of the commotion, bustle, and hullabaloo 
raised by the prospective "reuners," with the result 
that out of the turmoil and confusion came a com- 
mencement by which certain classes now reckon 
time. And that, brethren of the classes to "reune" 
( 'tiT to '12), is what it takes to achieve the sort of 
success desired. The University doesn't possess, so 
far as we know, any magic lamp, the mere rubbing 
of which will start the "boys" homeward on the cars, 
raise the big tents on the campus, prepare the home- 
comers for baseball, dramatic performances, big 
oratory, and all those other things which the other 
admiring classes expect of you. Today is the ac- 
cepted time. Harden not your hearts. But get 
busy! If you haven't started your reunion yet, 
start it now! 


('apt. Albert L. Cox, class of 1904. has recently 
been appointed to the Superior Court judgeship of 
the seventh judicial district by the governor, thereby 
succeeding Judge Charles .M . Cooke, of Louisburg. 
Judge Cox held bis first court at Lillington on Jan. 8. 
He will till out the two years id' unexpired term be- 
fore standing for re-election. He has tendered his 
resignation as captain id' Co. B, Third infantry, of 
the North Carolina National Guard. 

Mr. Cox has practiced law in Raleigh with his 
brother since 1907. After graduating at the Univer- 
sity in 1904, he studied law at Harvard University. 



University Loan Funds for the Assistance of Worthy Students Are Reviewed 

The recent bequest of $20,000 by the late Dr. J. 
H. Hewitt, '99, the income from which is to be used 
in assisting worthy students, has so materially in- 
creased the University student loan funds, that a 
brief review of them is of special interest to the 

The Deems Fund, begun in 1S79 with a gift of 
$600 from Eev. Charles F. Deems and increased in 
1881 by a gift of $10,000 'from Mr. William H. 
Vanderbilt, has now grown to the amount of $35,- 
000, all of which is actually out in loans to present 
or former students. From Mr. Thomas D. Martin's 
gift of $10,200 only the interest, amounting each 
year to $612, is available for loans. The amount at 
present out in loans under the Martin Fund is ap- 
proximately $1,000. 

From Dr. Hewitt's gift of $17,000, which is like 
the Martin Fund in that only the interest is avail- 
able for loans, the amount annually derived will be 
$1,020. Since these funds are exempt from taxation 
and easy to invest, the annual interest is practically 
a net addition to the sum from which students may 
borrow. This sum is also continually augmented by 
the payment of interest at six per cent on the loans 
made to students. Within ten years, at a conserva- 
tive estimate, the total amount available for loans to 
students should be more than $75,000. 

What the University will do with so large a sum 
for loans to students will not be a hard question for 
those who know what it is doing with $40,000 at 
present. Though students are required to pay the 
legal rate of interest and to furnish approved secur- 
ities, there is not, and has not been in the past, any 
dearth of applications for loans under the Deems and 
Martin Funds. During the first thirty years of the 
administration of the Deems Fund 650 students bor- 
rowed $S0,000 — an average of $123 for each bor- 
rower. It may be mentioned here, incidentally, that 
less than three per cent of the loans proved bad loans. 
At first there was no restriction as to the amount 
which might be lent to one man. Loans of $500 or 
more were not uncommon, and one ambitious student 
borrowed $910. In recent years, however, with the 
increase in the number and eagerness of those apply- 
ing for loans, it has been found necessary to restrict 
the sum which one man may borrow to $200. The 
average amount borrowed has been actually a good 
deal less than the maximum allowed. There are at 
present 75 students in the University who have bor- 

rowed money from the Deems Fund or the Martin 
Fund, and there are scattered throughout the State 
more than 425 former students who are paying to the 
University from year to year the interest and some 
portions of the principal of the loans that enabled 
them to get their college training. 

With the growth of its loan funds, the University 
will become able to give more favorable terms to stu- 
dent borrowers. At the present time the only reason 
why students borrow from the University instead of 
from banks or individuals is the greater convenience 
of the periods for which the loans are made. The 
University loan fund notes are like ordinary six per 
cent bank notes in every respect except that they are 
made payable within two years, instead of within 
a few months, and may be renewed for a further 
period of two years. As the loan funds grow, the 
rate of interest can be lowered. Students who would 
not borrow money at six per cent may be encouraged 
to begin or go on with college work when they can 
borrow money at three or four per cent. If the in- 
terest charge could ever be removed altogether, there 
would be many more men attracted to the University. 
If at the same time the amount which may be lent to 
one man could be largely increased, it seems reason- 
able to expect that the time may come when no ambi- 
tious and capable young man in North Carolina shall 
be deterred by poverty from getting a college educa- 


During the present year, the University of North 
Carolina exchanges lecturers with Vanderbilt, and 
the LTniversity of Virginia with South Carolina. Pro- 
fessor H. C. Tolman comes to us, and Professor Wil- 
liam Cain, head of the department of mathematics, 
goes to Vanderbilt. Professor Yates Snowden, head 
of the department of history at South Carolina, goes 
to Virginia. The exchange lecturer from Virginia 
to South Carolina has not yet been announced. 


At the monthly faculty meeting for December, 
President Graham announced the appointment of 
Dr. F. P. Venable as Smith Professor of Chemistry 
and head of the department of chemistry to succeed 
Dr. C. H. Herty, resigned. It was also announced 
that Dr. V. A. Coulter had been appointed an in- 
structor in the department. 



This Efficient Organization Grows in Service Rendered to Students and Community 

The larger life of the University and its all per- 
vading spirit of eager service have found fuller ex- 
pression this year in no phase of student life than in 
the Y. M. C. A. The soul of the Association has 
ever been, and will ever be the same — the Christ with 
his message of the complete life of love to God and 
service to man ; but with the experience of each year 
the efficiency of its organization grows and becomes a 
more adequate and appropriate expression of its 

Last spring Tom Boushall increased and reorgan- 
ized the cabinet, dividing it into departments and 
constituting an inner council of the department heads. 
The plan has brought a division of responsibility — 
a specialization of function without loss in the unity 
of spirit and purpose. 

The heads of all departments, save two, were able 
to join the delegation to Blue Ridge last June, the 
largest delegation ever sent out from the University. 
There in the Carolina cottage, with every stimulus 
to wholesome growth physical, intellectual and spir- 
itual, the work of this year began to take form. 

In the late summer the freshman-to-be received a 
letter of welcome from a big-brother, and the Associa- 
tion Handbook. And from the time he struck Uni- 
versity Station he was continually welcome and pil- 
oted by the "Y" men. 

The Y. M. C. A. reception, which was born in the 
Association lobby and reared in the Library, this 
year jumped to the Gymnasium, and made its debut 
as a real reception, with its receiving line and or- 
chestra. Every member of the incoming class was 
welcomed at the door by a committee, and started 
down the line, headed by Dr. Battle and President 
Graham. The "morning after," was the beginning 
of recitations and the regular work. 

H. V. Koonts, of the self-help department, placed 
about ten men in permanent positions and began the 
daily distributing of odd jobs. The membership com- 
mittee under E. E. Duncan began and completed its 
usual visit to all the students. The Bible study de- 
partment, under the direction of Jim Capps, with 
the aid of Rev. B. W. Spilman, began and closed a 
successful campaign for members of five courses of 

The negro work department under Hennas Ste- 
phenson re-opened the night school, and the janitors' 
club. The Boys' Work Department, under Billy 

Steele, resumed its work among the boys of Chapel 
Hill and Carrboro. 

Weekly meetings, directed by Krnest Mackie, be- 
gan promptly and have maintained an average at- 
tendance of 65. excluding "big" special meetings. 

The educational department, piloted by Marion 
Eowler, re-opened the night schools at Carrboro and 
sent out again its score of representatives to the seven 
rural Sunday schools. 

The financial department, with Ralph Stockton as 
treasurer and chairman, began again its study of 
ways and means, and the harassing task of adjust- 
ing the end to the means, rather than the means to 
the end. 

The office department under Bob Wunsch has 
meant a great increase in the efficiency of the whole 
organization. Conspicuous among its achievements 
is the entire change of the reading room so that with 
flowers, books and periodicals, plus a nice wood-fire, 
it offers a very alluring invitation to the inmate of 
the average dormitory. 

The work of all these departments has been char- 
acterized by a joyous earnestness and an admirable 

Possibly the most outstanding feature of the work 
has been the Rural Lyceum, held in the seven com- 
munities around "the base of the lighthouse." Twen- 
ty-five lectures by members of the faculty, and music 
by students, drew out over a thousand people. The 
series extended over four weeks and was in some 
places marked by an increase in attendance of 100 
per cent. 

The Association has been visited during this fall 
by Erancis Miller and W. H. Morgan, of the In- 
ternational Committee; Dr. Seerley, of the Spring- 
field Y. M. C. A. College, and Rev. B. W. Spilman, 
Educational Secretary of the Southern Baptist Con- 
vention. The year's work so far is marked by a rare 
combination of the spirit of love and the method of 
efficiency. The fruit of Buch a union must be a con- 
tinued and normal growth in activity and equipment. 

Messrs. H. 1>. Lambert, M. J. Davis, and W. L. 
Goldston, of the class of 1915, and C. A. Holland, of 
the class of 1916, have received appointments for 
geological work with the .Medina Gaa and Fuel Com- 
pany, of Mansfield, Ohio, and are assigned to duty 
in Oklahoma. 



The Work of the University Wins Generous Approval from Many Quarters 

[ Every month brings dozens of clipping's to the 
editors of the Review from the press of the State 
and Nation referring to some phase of the Universi- 
ty's work. In view of the fact that many of the alumni 
read but one or two papers and consequently do not 
see these comments concerning Alma Mater, the 
Review reprints here extracts from articles recently 

Progressive North Carolina 

The University of North Carolina is perhaps at 
the present date more nearly a university of the peo- 
ple than any other Southern institution. The State 
feels commendable satisfaction in the work this edu- 
cational plant is doing. To fulfill the ideal of what 
a university should be and to serve the people of the 
State as it should serve them, the university has en- 
larged its campus to include the entire State. With 
this increased activity, has been fostered a spirit of 
altrusism that is remarkable. From Chapel Hill there 
goes out a feeling that no part of the State is separ- 
ated from any other part and that all the State has 
the same birthright to progress that any one indivi- 
dual has. There is a growing responsibility in citi- 
zenship that is certain to bring rich rewards in the 
future. High ideals and lofty aspirations are the 
topics of the day ; backing these comes a self-sacri- 
ficing, fearless warfare against social stagnation upon 
the part of every North Carolinian who has the good 
of the Old North State at heart — Progress, organ of 
the Southern Sociological Congress. 

North Carolina Club Year Book 

No State has more local pride than North Carolina 
ami it is natural to find at her University an organi- 
zation of students and faculty which, it is safe to say, 
could not be duplicated at any other state universi- 
ty. Called the North Carolina Club, it is bent upon 
intimate knowledge of the resources, advantages and 
needs of the State. . It believes "that a proper study 
for North Carolinians is North Carolina." It is the 
parent, of various county clubs composed of students 
exploring the economic and social problems of their 
localities. Everything depends upon the spirit which 
animates such organizations, and of its warmth we 
have evidence in a year-book filled with papers, evi- 
dently written by students, of interest and value ; and 
in fifty-nine county booklets prepared for publication 
by the county clubs. State universities are always 
eager to promote civic interest among the under grad- 
uates, and the club at Chapel Hill carries its sug- 
gestion. — N. Y. Evening Post. 

The appearance of the yearbook 1915-16 of the 

North Carolina Club directs attention to the big ex- 
tension work being accomplished by the University of 
North Carolina. In addition to the regular Univer- 
sity activities, the yearbook indicates the wide scope 
of the supplemental work carried on by the North 
Carolina Club. * * * The Club was organized 
in the fall of 1914, and has since then engaged the 
serious attention of a large proportion of the stu- 
dent body in matters of State-wide importance and 
significance. — Manufacturers Record, Nov. 30. 

Every North Carolina farmer who seeks to be well 
informed ought to welcome the opportunity to get 
a free copy of the "North Carolina Club Year-Book 
for 1915-1916" just issued by the State University. 
It is a veritable treasure-house of information on sub- 
jects vital in affecting the future of the Common- 
wealth — such subjects as our natural resources, our 
farm products, our industries, soils per capita or per 
acre crop production, food and feed crops, our live 
stock industry, co-operative enterprises, idle lands, 
our system of taxation, our percentage of tenancy, 
etc., — statistics being given for both State and coun- 
ties in many cases so that you may find out how your 
own county is doing in comparison with neighboring 
counties. Write the Bureau of Extension, Chapel 
Hill, and ask for a free copy. It may open your eyes 
about things at your own door. — Progressive Farmer. 

As It Should Be 

"Instead of looking down upon a fellow who is 
working his way through, they rather look up to him 
at the State University." This is the sentiment that 
prevails at Chapel Hill, we are told by one who is in 
position to know because he is doing that very thing, 
working his way through the University. This is as 
it should he. It is a very safe conjecture, moreover, 
that the boys at Chapel Hill who are paying their own 
expenses, are getting vastly more out of their oppor- 
tunities there than the average boy, the boy who has 
only to write home for his weekly check or who gets 
his money freely without the asking. The Universi- 
ty's finest work is along the line of aiding needy stu- 
dents to get the education it offers there without cost 
being fastened upon the old folks at home. There are 
thousands of such boys in North Carolina who would 
never have opened up before them the opportunity for 
education but for the splendid undertakings at the 
University. It ought to be possible for even more 
than are now able to work their way through to avail 
-themselves of this method. — Charlotte News, Jan. 2. 
Higher Education in Use 

"This is a record which few state universities can 
duplicate." is the comment the specialist in higher 



education in the bureau of education at Washington 
makes on the large number of Carolina graduates of 
the last graduating clss who went into teaching. Of 
a total of 71 graduates 40 are teaching, 33 in the pub- 
lic schools of North Carolina, sixteen are taking post 
graduate work, so should not be considered in figur- 
ing the per cent who are helping with the state's great- 
est problem. The other seven of the 40 are engaged 
as follows: Three as assistants or instructors at the 
University; one in a private preparatory school in 
Virginia; two as instructors at the State A. and M. ; 
one in the South Carolina Medical College ; and one 
in the State School for the Blind at Raleigh. — Ba- 
le it /h Times. 

The University and the State Press 

The holding of a newspaper institute at the Uni- 
versity was a happy thought, and those in charge are 
to be congratulated on the manner in which the idea 
was put in operation last week. A closer relationship 
should be established between the University and the 
State press, as each can be of very great service to the 
other. In its effort to serve all the people of the State 
the University will find the press of incalculable 
value ; and a closer touch with the people's chief seat 
of learning should be a distinct aid and inspiration 
to those who, from day to day and from week to week, 
must write on great public questions. The editor 
who thinks he has graduated in all knowledge is a 
dangerous or a very unprofitable one. An editor to 
serve his readers well, must continue to be a student. 
He must catch the spirit of the University and be a 
seeker after truth, with an open mind and a passion 
for service; not the service of any class or fraction 
of the people but of all the people. 

We have watched with deep interest and peculiar 
pleasure the lengthening reach and growing useful- 
ness of the University in recent years, and we will 
cheerfully aid to the extent of our ability in its con- 
tinuance. We know that the love of money is not 
the root of all evil, but that ignorance is the root of 
most evil, and we know of no better way to serve 
mankind than by helping to spread the light of knowl- 
edge. — State Journal, Dec. 15. 

The first institute of the Worth Carolina Press 
Association was admirably planned. The most pro- 
nounced institutional or post-graduate character was 
given it. in the selection or visiting instructors, and 
each of these interpreted the hour and the duty. — 
Greensboro Daily News, Dec. 11. 

The New University 

* * * Gradually it [the University] has dem- 
ocratized itself, until under the splendid policy of 
President Edward K. Graham it has become in deed 
and in truth the college of the common people. It 
may never regain its former prestige of which it 
foolishly boasted that it was the "plant bed of politic- 

ians," for the other colleges are likely to maintain 
their place in the zone of politics, but it is reaching 
out the hand of help to deserving young men who 
hunger and thirst for education and through its Ex- 
tension Course, it is allying itself strongly with rural 
life in North Carolina. The people as a whole who 
have been alienated from the institution because of 
its rather exclusive policy in the past, are warming 
toward it, and beginning to find that it is a college 
for the masses rather than for the classes. For this 
reason we have no doubt the present General Assem- 
bly will pursue a generous policy toward the institu- 
tion and no objection will be raised in any quarter 
to reasonable appropriations from the public treasury 
to meet its growing needs. — Charity and Children. 

We take this occasion to suggest to the University 
of South Carolina that a similar institute under its 
auspices would be a good thing for the newspaper 
workers of the state and for the university students 
also. — Columbia Record, Dee. 3. 

No one can spend awhile at Chapel Hill without 
catching a vision of the greatness of our State Uni- 
versity, and he cannot leave there without feeling- 
proud of his State and the army of young men who 
are preparing themselves for the serious problems 
which are sure to confront our Southland in the fu- 
ture. Last week was our first opportunity to learn at 
first hand about this institution and we shall here- 
after think more of it and the men who are making 
of it a modern Mecca of learning which. is attracting 
hundreds of men from other states as well as our 
own. We shall look forward to returning to the Uni- 
versity for further newspaper institutes. — Carolina 
Mountaineer, Dec. 14. 

North Carolina may well be proud of her Univer- 
sity. Last year it instructed twenty-five hundred 
and thirty-six people. The plant does not stand idle 
any month in the year. Ninety-four out of the hun- 
dred counties of the State have students at the Uni- 
versity. The instruction is reaching every county in 
some way. The doctrine at Chapel Hill is that North 
Carolina youth must be trained well enough to com- 
pete and hold their own with the products of the best 
institutions in the United States. — 

The University all of a sudden has made itself 
more of a credit to the State than its people know. 
The demands upon it have reached unprecedented 
proportions. Probably much of this is to be account- 
ed for by the fact that the people now find themselves 
in better financial shape than for years past and want 
to put their money to the excellent purpose of giving 
their boys an education. The capacity of the Univer- 
sity is being strained to the bursting point, and the 
Legislature will find itself confronted by the neces- 
sity of holding it at a standstill or providing for its 
expansion. — Charlotte Observer, Dec. 10. 




Mrs. Edward Kidder Graham, wife of President 
Graham, died at her home in Chapel Hill on Friday, 
December 22nd. Although she had been critically ill 
for more than six weeks, her condition was not recog- 
nized generally as so extremely critical as to exclude 
the hope that she would eventually recover. Conse- 
quently her death on the last day of the term pre- 
ceding the holidays filled the entire University com- 
munity with sudden and profound sorrow and sent 
the student body, among whom Mrs. Graham had 
many acquaintances, heavy hearted to their homes. 

The loss which Chapel Hill sustained in the death 
of Mrs. Graham touches every member of the com- 
munity and is keenly personal. During her entire 
connection with the University and village, she had 
interested herself in the welfare of the community 
and had been one of the constructive leaders in the 
organization of the Chapel Hill Community Club, 
which has done so much locally for civic improve- 
ment and which has offered many valuable sug- 
gestions to similar organizations throughout the 
State. Her rare personality and breadth of spirit 
won for her the esteem and affectionate regard of 
town and University alike, and no one ever failed to 
find a homelike and congenial atmosphere in her 

Mrs. Graham became identified with Chapel Hill 
in 1898 when she entered the University as a student. 
From 189S to 1901 she pursued special courses in 
the University, from which she went to Cornell 
where she received the degree of A. B. in 1903 and 
A. M. in 1904. Her summers during these years, 
and later during her connection as teacher with St. 
Mary's School, Sophie Newcomb, and Sweet Briar, 
were spent here. On June 25th, 1908, she was mar- 
ried to Edward Kidder Graham, then professor of 
English, the marriage being solemnized in the Chapel 
of the Cross at Chapel Hill. 

Before coming to the University, Mrs. Graham 
was a student at St. Mary's School, Baleigh, and 
taught there in the language department during the 
session of 1901-'02. Following her graduation from 
Cornell in 1904, where she won Phi Beta Kappa 
honors and participated with distinction in amateur 
dramatics, she taught two years in Sophie Newcomb 
College, New Orleans, the women's school of Tulane 
University, her subjects being Latin and Greek. 
When Sweet Briar College was established in Vir- 
ginia, she organized the department of Latin and 
Greek there, remaining two years, until her marriage 
in the summer of 1908. 

Before her marriage Mrs. Graham was Miss S^lsan 

Williams Moses. Her father, Edward Pearson 
Moses, organized the public school system of Golds- 
boro and was later superintendent of public schools 
in Raleigh. She was born in Goldsboro on January 
18, 1882, and is survived by her four sisters, Misses 
Carrie, Mary, Mildred, and Elizabeth Moses, her 
brother, Mr. Herbert Moses, and her five-year-old 
son, Edward Kidder Graham, Jr. 

The funeral services were conducted from the 
Episcopal Church, of which Mrs. Graham was a mem- 
ber, at two o'clock, Saturday, December 23rd, by 
Rev. W. D. Moss, of the Presbyterian Church, and 
the interment was in the local cemeterv. 


The following statistics relating to the student 
body are taken from the Registrar's report for 1916: 

Considering the student body as a while, we find 
that 92.6 per cent are registered from North Caro- 
lina, and 7.4 per cent from other states and foreign 
countries. The numbers from outside the State are 
as follows: 27 from South Carolina; 13 from Vir- 
ginia ; 9 from Florida ; 7 from Tennessee ; 5 from 
Georgia ; 4 from Pennsylvania ; 3 from Japan ; 3 
from Maryland; 2 from Connecticut; 2 from Mas- 
sachusetts ; 2 from New Jersey ; and 1 each from 
Cuba, District of Columbia, Illinois, Louisiana, New 
York, Porto Rico, Texas, West Virginia, and Wis- 

Ninety-four of the one hundred counties of this 
State are represented by students here. There are no 
students from Avery, Clay, Dare, Graham, Stokes, or 
Swain. Those counties which send 10 or more stu- 
dents, with the number from each, are as follows : 
Wake, 57; Guilford, 46; Orange, 44; Buncombe, 38; 
Mecklenburg, 38; Wayne, 35; Forsyth, 31; Ala- 
mance, 27; Iredell, 22; Robeson, 22; Rowan, 21; 
Durham, 20; Edgecombe, 20; Burke, 18; Craven, 
17; Halifax, 17; New Hanover, 17; Surry, 17; 
Davidson, 16; Gaston, 16; Lenoir, 16; Union, 16; 
Granville, 15; Wilson, 15; Caldwell, 14; Duplin, 
14; Johnston, 14; Carteret, 13; Pitt, 13; Cleveland, 
12; Warren, 11; Beaufort, 11; Cumberland, 11; 
Sampson, 11; Chatham, 10; Rockingham, 10; 
Wilkes, 10. 

Different religious bodies are represented among 
the students in the following numbers: Baptist, 317; 
Methodist, 315 ; Presbyterian, 197 ; Episcopal, 119 ; 
Christian, 3S; Lutheran, IS; Quaker, 13; Hebrew, 
12; Roman Catholic, 7; Moravian, 6; German Re- 
formed, 5 ; Disciples, 3 ; Universal, 2 ; Congrega- 
tional, 2; Saints, 2; Christian Science, 2; Church of 
Christ, Greek Orthodox, Apostolic Holiness, Adven- 
tist, and Tabernacle, 1 each. 

Practically every profession and occupation is rep- 
resented in the homes of our students. If we classify 



them according to the vocations of their fathers, we 
find the following figures : Farmers, 386; Mer- 
chants, 1GS; Lawyers, 63; Doctors, 50; Manufactur- 
ers, #8; Ministers, .'Hi: Public Officials, 33; Bankers, 
27; Mechanics, 25; Teachers, 23; Railroad Men, 20; 
Dealers in Lumber, IS; Traveling Salesmen, IT; 
Dealers in Real Estate, 10 ; Dealers in Tobacco, 15 ; 
Insurance Men, 13; Contractors, 13; Editors and 
Printers, 9 ; Druggists, 7 ; Managers of Public Ser- 
vice Corporations, 5 ; Bookkeepers, 5 ; Managers of 
Hotels, 5 ; Brokers, 4 ; Dentists, 4 ; Dealers in Cot- 
ton. 3; Fishermen, 3; Butchers, 2; Jewelers, 2; 
Civil Engineers, 2, etc. 

Many members of the faculty took part in the 
deliberations of conventions and learned societies 
during the Christmas holidays. The largest num- 
ber was in New York for the mammoth meeting 
of the American Association for the Advance- 
ment of Science. Dr. Joseph Hyde Pratt spoke 
before the State Geologists in the Geography and 
Geology Section of this conference on the Phy- 
sical History of North Carolina. John E. Smith, of 
the University Department of Geology, gave two dis- 
cussions before the same body, both illustrated with 
lantern slides. His subjects were: "Transported Ma- 
terial in Piedmont Soils" and "The Gabbros Near 
Chapel Hill." Dr. Pratt also talked to the Pharma- 
cological Division on "The Pharmacological Activity 
of Digitalis Grown in America." 

Dr. W. deB. MacXider discussed before the Phar- 
macological Division the "Relative Toxicity of Uran- 
ium Nitrate for Animals of Different Acts." Prof. 
W. C. Coker addressed the Botany Division of the 
conference on "The Genus Amanita in the South." 
Dr. Charles S. Mangum attended the Anatomical 
Division of the Medical Association. Prof. Collier 
Cobb attended the Geography and (Jcology Section, 
while Prof. II. V. P. Wilson was chairman of the 
Executive Committee of the Zoology Division. Prof. 
George Eowe attended the American Association of 
College Professors. The University was represented 
by Dr. Mangum and Professors E. V. Howell and 
P. II. Daggett at the sessions of the Intercollegiate 
Athletic Association. Dr. Mangum was elected a 
member of the Executive Committee. 

Professors J. G. deR. Hamilton and W. W. Pier- 
son, Jr., were present at the meeting of the National 
Historical Association in Cincinnati, while Profs. 
Norman Foerster, II. M. Dargan and J. M. Booker 
attended the Modern Language Association in Prince- 
ton. Messrs. F. P. Happel and C. W. Keyes did 
some research work in the Congressional Library 


The baseball schedule for the 1917 season has just 
been announced by the manager. The team will play 
during the season 21 games in all, 13 of which will 
be on the home grounds and eight away from home. 
There will, as usual, be three games with Virginia 
and in addition four this year with the University 
of Georgia. The schedule follows: 

March IS — Bingham (Mebane) at Chapel Hill. 

March 17— Oak Ridge at Chapel Hill. 

March 23— W. Va. Wesleyan at Chapel Hill. 

March 29— Haverford College at Chapel Hill. 

March 31 — Georgetown University at Chapel Hill. 

April 3 — Colgate University at Chapel Hill. 

April S— Elon College at Chapel Hill. 

April 7— Yale University at Chapel Hill. 

April 9 — Washington and Lee at Danville. Va. 

April 12— Wofford College at Chapel Hill. 

April 1-1 — Virginia at Greensboro, N. C. 

April 16 — Virginia at Chapel Hill. 

April 17 — Wofford College at Spartanburg, S. C. 

April 18 — Georgia University at Athens, Ga. 

April 19 — Georgia University at Athens, Ga. 

April 20 — Furman University at Greenville, S. C. 

April 21 — South Carolina at Columbia, S. C. 

.April 23 — Georgia University at Chapel Hill. 

April 2-1 — Georgia University at Chapel Hill. 

April 26— V. P. I. at Chapel Hill. 

April 28 — Virginia at Charlottesville, Va. 


The 1917 football schedule is now nearly complete. 
It follows : 
Oct. 6— Wofford College at Chapel Hill. 
Oct. 13— Open at Charlotte. 
Oct. 20— South Carolina at Chapel Hill. 
Oct. 27 — Georgia at Athens, Ga. 
Nov. 3 — Yale at New Haven, Conn. 
Nov. 10 — Davidson at Winston-Salem. 
Nov. 17— V. M. I at Chapel Hill. 
Nov. 29— Virginia at Chapel Hill. 


The University Summer School has just issued the 
preliminary announcement for its thirtieth session, 
June 1 2 to July 27, 1 917. It is planning for a larger 
enrollment than ever before. The total attendance, 
exclusive of the law school, last year was 1 .052, which 
was 32] more than the year preceding, or nearly 44 
per cent. The attendance has increased from 36 in 
19(>7 to the mark of last year. 

The plans for 1917 provide for recreation and en- 
tertainment as well as for study. There will be many 
conferences of a social, economic, cultural, and educa- 
tional nature, including a rural life week and a hiah 
school conference. Many courses leading to A. B. 
and M. A. degrees will be offered, along with the 
usual normal courses. 




A. The College of Liberal Arts. 

B. The School of Applied Science. C. The Graduate School. 

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"The Trees of North Carolina" (Chapel Hill, W. 
C. Coker, 191 0), by W. C. Coker, Professor of, and 
H. R. Totten, Instructor in, Botany, furnishes a 
treatment of this subject long needed. A book of one 
hundred and six pages, it is convenient as a hand- 
book for the college student, and valuable as a guide 
for the average man or woman who may be interested 
in the subject as an amateur. It takes the place of 
books long recognized as valuable and useful, but 
which are now out of print: Dr. M. A. Curtis's 
"Woody Plants of North Carolina" (I860), and 
"Bulletin No. 6 of the N. C. Geological Survey" 
(1897). For the resident of Chapel Hill, the book 
possesses a particular interest — in that at the end of 
the description of each tree, the locality of its growth 
in the neighborhood of Chapel Hill is given, if it 
grows near here. The catalogue is preceded by a 
descriptive key to the species, and the book contains 
a full glossary and index. No one who wishes to 
study the trees of North Carolina, which is third in 
the United States in the number of trees (16G), can 
afford to do without this valuable little book. It is 
indispensable, and its publication lays the whole 
State under a very genuine obligation to the authors. 
Alumni will find the book interesting. 

A very interesting sign of the times, indicative of 
the progressive spirit of the University, is the appear- 
ance of "A Syllabus of Latin-American History," 
(University of North Carolina, 1916) by Dr. W. W. 
Pierson, Jr., of the department of history. It is, 
locally, the outcome of a need felt here by the stu- 

dents of Latin-America, her history and institutions, 
as the result of the keen interest in that field, fostered 
by Dr. Pierson. From the larger standpoint, it is de- 
signed to meet the need for some handbook or bibli- 
ography, concerning Latin- America, felt as the result 
of public interest in the great economic questions 
of trade relationship between North and South Am- 
erica, thrust into sudden prominence in consequence 
of the European war. On this account, perhaps, in- 
stitutional and economic aspects have been particu- 
larly stressed, while political history has been rele- 
gated to a position of somewhat less prominence than 
might customarily be expected. The list of readings 
are necessarily brief, being designed for class work, 
but may readily be extended by anyone interested. 
It is no exaggeration to say that anyone who follows 
out the plan outlined by the syllabus and reads the 
indicated work, will acquire a quite comprehensive 
birds-eye view of the history, status, and problems of 
Latin-America. The author graciously acknowledges 
indebtedness to Professor Shepherd, of Columbia, 
and Mr. C. L. Chandler, associated with the Southern 

"The Story of the United States" with the ex- 
planatory additional title "for young Americans" 
(Thompson Publishing Co., Raleigh, 1916), is by 
Mr. R. D. W. Connor, '99, Secretary of the North 
( 'arolina Historical Commission. It is written in 
simple and effective language, and gives a true pic- 
ture of events in a way to stimulate the pride of an 
American child in his own country and that coun- 
try's remarkable history. It is freely illustrated, and 
makes a distinct appeal, pictorially, to the child- 
mind. Among the illustrations of particular interest 
are the three John White pictures, showing phases 
of the life of the Indians; Sir Walter Raleigh; the 
Arrival of the English at Roanoke; Sir George Car- 
teret and Anthony Ashlsy Cooper, Lords Proprie- 
tors of Carolina ; St. Thomas Church at Bath ; 
"Blackhead," the pirate; Major Hugh Waddell's 
pistols, used in the French and Indian War; Resist- 
ance to Landing of Stamps in North Carolina ; Can- 
non Purchased from France During the Revolution, 
now in Capital Square in Raleigh ; Paul Jones ; Dan- 
iel Boone; William R. Davie; Battle of King's 
Mountain ; General Nathaniel Greene ; Andrew Jack- 
son ; Lafayette ; The Advance ; Defense of Fort 
Fisher ; House in which Johnson Surrendered ; a Ku 
Klux Costume; Old Alamance Mill, Burlington, N. 
C. The book has been adopted, at the recent meeting 
of the text-book commission, for use in the schools of 
North Carolina. 



"Revolutionary Leaders of North Carolina" (1ST. 
C. State Normal and Industrial College Historical 
Publications, No. 2), also by Mr. Connor, has re- 
cently appeared, issued under the direction of the de- 
partment of history and the editorship of Professor 
W. C. Jackson. It contains five chapters: Introduct- 
ory chapter on North Carolina from 1765 to 1790; 
John Harvey; Cornelius Harnett; Richard Caswell; 
Samuel Johnston. These chapters were originally 
given as lectures at the State Normal and Industrial 
College, but have now been thrown into form for pub- 
lication. The period covered is easily the most in- 
teresting and romantic in our history; but the au- 
thor is more concerned with the story of the growth 
of our political institutions. Each figure is treated 
in a large way. being considered both as personality 
and as leader in the movement for the development of 
the idea of liberty and superior government in North 
Carolina, and in America. The introductory chapter 
is an admirable analysis and survey of North Caro- 
lina during the period in question, with reference to 
the more pressing political, industrial, and economic 
phases of life. This monograph is a valuable contri- 
bution to the State's history, both as to presentation 
of fact in excellent form, but also by reason of the ex- 
tensive range of contemporary literature of the period 
(letters, newspapers, documents, etc.), to which the 
author has access. The State Normal and Industrial 
College deserves very strong commendation for the 
publication of these excellent monographs, which 
add materially to our knowledge, and present for 
popular consumption important phases and epochs 
of our history. 

Collier's Weekly for 1 >ecember 9 carries a story by 
Miss Rosa Naomi Scott who was a student in the 
English composition class at the University in the 
session of 1908-09. Her story, "Rachel," won a $500 
prize in a recent Collier's short-story contest. Miss 
Scott, whose home is in Knoxville, Tennessee, spent 
only one year at the University during which time 
she distinguished herself as a short-story writer. She 
was an editor of the Magazine, and did some good 
work for both the Magazine and the Tar Heel. 

Studies in Philology, Vol. XIII. No. 4 (October, 
L916), is devoted to classical papers chiefly historical 
in character by Dr. G. A. Earrer. An article entitled 
Consules Suffer! i in I lie Years OS to 101 concerns 
itself with the identity of the consuls in question, 
with the determination of the exact length of their 
terms of office, and with the consequent reconstruc- 
tion of the consular list for the years 98 to 101. The 

most prominent name in the list is that of Pliny the 
Younger; Dr. Harrer has been able to add one more 
item to our knowledge of Pliny's life by fixing defin- 
itely the period of his consulship. 

The remainder of the issue contains three notes : 
1. Lucian and (lie Governor of Cappadocia, the iden- 
tification of a friend of Lucian mentioned in his 
Alexander ; 2. C'ohors I Flavia Bessorum quae est in 
Macedonia, a bit of military history of the second 
century; and 3. A Note on Justin Martyr, Dialogue 
with Trypho LXXYIII, 10, in which is offered an 
emendation of an anachronistic passage. 

Professor Edwin Greenlaw's latest volume, "An 
Outline of the Literature of the English Renais- 
sance" (Benj H. Sanborn & Co.), although in part a 
reprint of certain pages from his "Syllabus of Eng- 
lish Literature," contains much new matter in the 
introduction and in the section devoted to a state- 
ment of problems for students. Attention is drawn 
to the many analogies existing between our own age 
and that of Queen Elizabeth ; and the reader is led to 
note how in all forms of literature the problems of 
every epoch arc expressed in terms of the past experi- 
ence of the race, in its symbolic legends and histories. 
Mr. Greenlaw warns us not to "confine our study of 
this period too exclusively to the drama," nor in our 
study of drama to lay emphasis solely upon tech- 
nique. His volume furnisbes a guide, not merely to 
literary history in the narrower sense, but to the 
wider and more insistent need for "entering into the 
mind of the English Renaissance" in all its many 
phases and activities. 

Extension Series No. lit. "•Government Owner- 
sbip of Railways," has just been issued from the 
press. This bulletin has been prepared by the Bu- 
reau of Extension for the use of the students in 325 
high schools of the State who are now entering for 
the fifth annual State-wide contest of the High School 
Debating Union, it contains 92 pages and is filled 
with outlines and arguments pro and con on the 
query. The State-wide debates will be held March 
30th and the final contest for the Aycock Memorial 
< up will he held at the University April 13th. 


Mrs. George C. Pickard died in Chapel Hill on 
December 20, following a stroke of apoplexy. She 
was ill only a few hours. Mrs. Pickard was about 55 
years of age, and before her marriage was a Miss 
Patterson, "f Chapel Hill. Beside a husband, she 
leaves a family of nine children. 




of the 

Officers of the Association 

Julian S. Carr, '66 President 

E. R. Rankin, '13 Secretary 


E. R. RANKIN 13. Alumni Editor 


The Review is glad to record herewith accounts of the 
various meetings which were held by alumni during the 
Christmas holidays. A feature of each of these meetings 
was the presence of University students who were at home 
for the holidays. 


Under the stimulus and management of the home-coming 
University students, the alumni of Asheville enjoyed their 
most successful reunion in many years on the evening of 
December 27th. They had not secured a satisfactory gather- 
ing on University Day since the organization of the local as- 
sociation ; and at the close of the banquet, upon motion of 
Charles A. Webb, '89, voted to make the Christmas holidays 
the permanent time for the annual meeting. 

Though the event was hurriedly planned and executed, 
about fifty alumni were present at the Langren Hotel. The 
toastmaster was Julius C. Martin, '88. The following re- 
sponded to toasts : Robert R. Williams, '02, "Athletics" ; Louis 
M. Bourne, '87, "The Alumni Association" ; J. Y. Jordan, 
Jr., '19, "Visions of the University" ; Clinton Hughes, Law '17, 
"The Law School" ; Frank Thompson, '19, "Athletics of the 
Present"; Col. Robert Bingham, '57, "The Presidents of the 
University." All of the speeches were filled with enthusiasm 
over the splendid work of the Universit3', the magnificent 
service it is performing to the State, and its glorious future. 
Judge Thomas A. Jones, State Senator from Buncombe 
County, was a guest and in an enthusiastic speech pledged 
himself to see that the University's appropriation was in- 
creased to the last dollar that the State could afford. 

The presence of Raby Tennent and J. M. ("Nemo") Cole- 
man, members of the victorious football team of 1916, both 
residents of Asheville, further increased the pleasure which 
was frequently expressed over the better turn in the Uni- 
versity athletics. 

The president of the Association was instructed to send the 
greetings of the Buncombe alumni to President Graham and 
to express their gratitude and affection for his wonderfully 
successful administration. A committee composed of Curtis 
Bynum, '03, Haywood Parker, '87, and Raby Tennent, '17, 
was appointed to draft resolutions of sympathy on account 
of the death of Mrs. Graham. 


With more than seventy present, and with an abundance 
of enthusiasm and good cheer, the banquet of the Mecklen- 
burg Alumni Association, held on the evening of December 
29th, in the hall of the Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte, was 
a decided success. There were present, also, members of the 
Mecklenburg County Club of the University, and the Char- 

lotte high school football team which, under the coaching of 
Marvin L. Ritch, won the State championship in December. 

W. T. Shore, president of the association, presided as 
toastmaster. In making a brief talk he stated that "Any State 
must have the two essentials, a working and creative people 
and a people with character, if it is to go forward and not 
backward. Education is the process which will produce both 
of these essentials." He called on E. R. Rankin, assistant 
director of the Bureau of Extension of the University, who 
told how the Extension Bureau is operated and what it is 
accomplishing. The extension work, in organized fashion, is 
about four years old, having been instituted in 1912. Some 
features commented on were: the divisions of general infor- 
mation, public discussion and debate, correspondence-study 
courses, lectures, county economic and social surveys, the 
various high school meets and championship contests, the 
road institute, and the post-graduate medical courses. 

Heriot Clarkson spoke of the growth of the University and 
its democracy and pledged his support in the program of 
extending the University's helpfulness in Mecklenburg county. 
Supt. H. P. Harding paid a high tribute to Coach Ritch, of 
the Charlotte team, and asked the co-operation of the alumni 
in all plans for the upbuilding of the educational interests of 
the city. C. W. Tillett, Jr., painted a glowing picture of fu- 
ture athletic victories for Carolina with the members of the 
present Charlotte team then enrolled on the Carolina eleven. 
Among others making talks were : M. H. Randolph, Cline 
Cochran, Carol Wilson, Marvin L. Ritch, Alexander Graham, 
Mayor T. L. Kirkpatrick, Brent S. Drane, Geo. B. Mason and 
Ray Armstrong. Committees were appointed to carry on the 
extension plans, to arrange for a series of lectures in con- 
junction with the local Y. M. C. A., and to extend the 
alumni loyalty fund in the city and county. In addition, an 
executive committee was appointed, as was also a general 
athletic committee. 


The seventh annual joint banquet of the Gaston County 
Alumni Association and the Gaston County Club of the Uni- 
versity was held at the Armiugton Hotel, Gastonia, on the 
evening of December 28th. The occasion was a very en- 
joyable one and its pleasure was added to by reason of the 
presence of ladies as guests. The seniors in the high schools 
of the county were also present by invitation. 

Joe S. Wray, president of the Alumni Association, presided 
as toastmaster, and the principal address was made by Dr. 
L. A. Williams, of the University faculty. Dr. Williams 
spoke of the work which the University is accomplishing in 
various lines and pointed out her great needs. He called on 
the alumni to rally to the support of the University and help 
secure the needed appropriations. His address was heard 
with much interest. 

The following toasts were responded to, the talks being 
interesting, pointed, and enthusiastic : "The Old University 
and the New," Joe S. Wray; "The University's Work in the 
State," A. G. Mangum ; "The University and the Ministry," 
Rev. W. A. Jenkins ; "Impressions of a Visit to Our State 
University," Charles Boyd ; "The University in Athletics," 
Ray Armstrong; "Extension Work at the University," E. R. 
Rankin; "The Carolina Spirit," E. R. Warren; "What the 
University Is," M. D. Abernethy; "Our Guests — The Ladies," 
R. G. Rankin. 

Officers elected for the ensuing year were: President, Joe 
S. Wray, '97, of Gastonia; vice-president, J. R. Nixon, '10, of 
Cherryville; secretary, E. R. Rankin, '13, of Chapel Hill. 



Resolutions expressing the sympathy of the association on 
account of the death of Mrs. Graham were passed and Rev. 
W. A. Jenkins was appointed to send a draft to President 

Forty alumni and students of the University gathered at 
the Masonic Hall, Monroe, late in the afternoon of January 
1st and held a delightful banquet, which resulted in the 
formation of the Union County Alumni Association. J. J. 
Parker was toastmaster for the occasion and performed the 
duties of this post in graceful style. Addresses were made by 
R. B. Redwine, a trustee of the University, W. B. Love, Gil- 
lam Craig, R. W. Lemmond, C. H. Hasty, C. N. Simpson, 
Jr., and others. At the conclusion of the speeches, which 
testified to the loyalty of the University's sons in Union 
County and to their interest in Alma Mater's welfare, officers 
were elected for the association as follows : President, R. B. 
Redwine, '91 ; vice-president, W. B. Love, '06 ; secretary, Gil- 
lam Craig, '13. An executive committee was chosen, consist- 
ing of J. J. Parker, L. G. Marsh, and A. M. Secrest. It was 
decided unanimously to make the banquet an annual affair. 


The Rockingham County alumni held their first banquet on 
the evening of December 28th in the Booster Band hall, at 
Reidsville. There are 70 Carolina men in the county and the 
majority attended the banquet which was a very enjoyable 

The occasion was suggested and arranged for by the Rock- 
ingham County Club at the University and its success was 
in large part due to R. L. Lasley, '14, who managed the. de- 
tails. L. N. Hickerson, '94, superintendent of schools for the 
county, acted as toastmaster, and the following responded to 
his call with enthusiastic speeches : Judge H. P. Lane, W. 
R. Dalton, L. C. Hodges. J. M. Gwynn, J. B. Stacy, R. L 
Lasley, Francis Womack, and T. D. Stokes. 

The finest Carolina spirit prevailed and the older alumni 
were particularly impressed by the spirit of service which 
animated the remarks of the undergraduates who were on the 
program. It was resolved by all present that the beginning 
made this Christmas should be but the first of many such 
annual events. 


The alumni of Johnston County held their fourth annual 
banquet at Smithfield on the evening of December 20th. The 
six course dinner which was very tastefully served by the 
Woman's Club of the town was very greatly enjoyed by all 
present. Between the courses the usual program of addresses 
and responses was held. Prof. N. W. Walker, of the Univer- 
sity faculty, gave to the alumni a very inspiring message as 
to the aims and ideals of the University and told of the good 
work which is now being done on the "Hill." He especially 
emphasized the tremendous growth in scope and usefulness 
of the University's extension work. In response, Prof. A. 
Vermont, formerly of the University faculty and now super- 
intendent of the Smithfield schools, gave some pleasant and 
enjoyable reminiscences of his own stay on the campus. Mr. 
F. C. Archer, of Selma, made the subject of his address 
"Carolina Spirit from the Viewpoint of an Alumnus," and 
called for a stronger alumni association in the county. Mr. 
A. M. Coates, of Smithfield, in response spoke of University 
extension work from the student's point of view and also 
outlined the very definite need of an efficient alumni associa- 

The regular program was very agreeably supplemented by 
a round of impromptu toasts and remarks on the part of the 
alumni and ladies present. Upon motion an alumni association 
was formed for the coming year and the following officers 
were elected : President, L. G. Stevens, '10, of Smithfield ; 
vice-president, A. Vermont, M. A. '09, of Smithfield; secre- 
tary and treasurer, A. M. Coates, of Smithfield. The occasion 
was by far the most enjoyable and successful banquet which 
has yet been held in the county and a great deal of enthusiasm 
was aroused among the alumni. The attendance was twenty- 
eight. After a round of Carolina yells and songs the banquet 
was adjourned until next year. 


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

— Fairley Long was married recently in Rockingham. 

— John C. Lockhart, superintendent of schools at Dunn, was 

married several months ago. 

— K. E. Bennett, Ph. G. '12, of Bryson City, represents his 

district in the State Senate. 

A. L. M. Wiggins, Secretary, Hartsville, S. C. 
— A. L. M. Wiggins was a visitor to the "Hill" on Jan. 13th. 
He is manager of the Pedigreed Seed Co., at Hartsville, S. 
C. He asks that every 1913 man begin now to plan to return 
to the great five-year reunion of his class at commencement 
of 1918. 

— Gillam Craig practices law at Monroe. 

— The marriage of Miss Almeria Stevenson and Mr. Thomas 
Michael Ramseur occurred December 12th in St. James Epis- 
copal Church, Wilmington. They live in Hopewell, Va., 
where Mr. Ramsaur holds a position with the DuPont Co. 
— E. M. Coulter, who holds a fellowship in American History 
in the University of Wisconsin, was on the program of the 
American Historical Association at its meeting in Cincinnati 
during the Christmas holidays. 

— George Carmichael continues to be engaged in the banking 
business, in which he has been very successful. He is cashier 
of the Bank of Rosemary. 

— Dr. T. J. Summey. Med. '13, is a practicing physician of 

— W. H. H. Cowles, Law '13, is a successful lawyer at North 

— The marriage of Miss Maude McGee and Dr. C. C. Keiger 
occurred in December at the home of the bride's parents in 
Germanton. They live in Charlotte where Dr. Keiger prac- 
tices his profession, dentistry. 

— Thomas B. Woody was elected in November Register of 
Deeds for Person County. His offices are at Roxboro, the 
county seat. 

— The marriage of Miss Julia Adelaide Moseley and Mr. 
Hunter Marshall, Jr., Law '13, occurred January 2nd in the 
First Presbyterian Church, Charlotte. 

— I,. L. Shamburger, of Biscoe, is a member of the faculty of 
the Rocky Mount High School. 

— Douglas Rights is pastor of the Moravian Church in 


Oscar Leach, Secretary, Raeford, N. C. 

— The wedding of Miss Agnes Mitchell and Mr. John Wesley 

Hancs, of Winston-Salem, occurred during the Christmas 

holidays at the Hotel Gotham, New York City. 



— The marriage of Miss Lillian Sanders and Mr.. G. R. Pou, 
Law '14, occurred during the past November in Smithfield. 
Mr. Pou is a lawyer of Smithfield. 

— Dr. Ivan M. Proctor, of Raleigh, has sailed for London to 
accept a position in a hospital there. 

— Dr. J. C. Braswell, Jr., is head of the health department of 
the city of Rocky Mount. 

— The marriage of Miss Medora Rembert and Mr. J. M. 
Steadman, Jr., Grad. '14, occurred December 28th in Spartan- 
burg, S. C. They live in Chapel Hill, where Mr. Steadman 
is instructor in English in the University. 
— W. R. Thompson is superintendent of the Jackson Springs 

— H. E. Taylor, M. A. '14, is superintendent of schools at 
Stratford, Texas. 

— Ezra Parker of Benson is State Senator from his district. 
He was the Republican nominee for president pro tern of the 

— The wedding of Miss Sarah McMillan and Dr. J. G. Pate 
occurred December 1st at the home of the bride's mother in 
Gibson. Dr. Pate practices medicine at Gibson. 


B. L. Field, Secretary, Wilson, N. C. 
— H. D. Lambert is working with the Medina Gas and Fuel 
Co., at Palo Pinto, Texas. 

— Geo. B. Whitaker is connected with the Merchants National 
Bank, Winston-Salem. 

— Major T. Smith is a successful lawyer of Reidsville. 
— John L. Henderson, P. D. 'IS, is manager of the City Drug 
Co., at Burlington. 

— Chas. A. Sloan is traveling in the west with headquarters 
612 Grand Avenue Temple, Kansas City, Mo. 
— T. C. Boushall is with the National City Bank, New York 
City. His address is 169 Clinton St., Brooklyn. 
— S. H. DeVault, M. A. 'IS, is connected with the depart- 
ment of rural economics at Amherst College, Amherst, Mass. 
— S. R. Newman, Med. 'IS, is a member .of the senior class 
in the medical department of the University of Virginia. 
— Howard C. Conrad is with the Wachovia Bank and Trust 
Co., Winston-Salem. 

— L. Bruce Guhter is a member of the faculty of the Wakelon 
high school at Zebulon. 

H. B. Hester, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Sam C. Pike is making a success with the Bradstreet Com- 
pany at Wheeling, W. Va. 

— Oscar Asa Pickett is a chemist with the Southern Cotton 
Oil Company at Savannah, Ga. His address is IS East Jones 

— Adam T. Thorp is head of the science department in the 
Goldsboro high school. 

— E. S. Reid, Jr., is a student at the Philadelphia Textile 

■ — W. C. Wright, Jr., is manager of the Walk-Over Boot 
Shop, Winston-Salem. 

— R. R. Walker is principal of the Laurel Hill high school. 
— The marriage of Miss Kitty Mae Pratt and Mr. Victor H. 
Idol occurred December 20 in the Presbyterian Church at 
Madison. Mr. Idol is a popular bank official at Madison. 

— M. D. Abernethy is with the Gastonia Gazette, Gastonia. 
— B. O. McGhee, of Gastonia, is a patient at the State Sani- 

torium. He is doing well and expects soon to be restored to 


—Hamilton McMillan, A. B. 1857, A. M. 1860, died in Febru- 
ary, 1916, at his home in Red Springs. He served through 
the Civil War and at its close settled in Red Springs. From 
1885 until 1889 he was a member of the State Legislature. 
He devoted himself to the practice of law and was one of 
the leading citizens of the county. 

— Alexander Carey McAlister, A. B. 1858, died at his home 
in Asheboro early in December, aged 78 years. He was a 
veteran of the Civil War, in which he won the rank of lieu- 
tenant colonel. Mr. McAlister was well-known and highly 
respected and admired throughout the State. Three of his 
sons are alumni of the University: A. W. McAlister, '82, 
of Greensboro; C. C. McAlister, '91, of Fayetteville ; T. G. 
McAlister, '97, of Fayetteville. 


— William Irwin Holt died at Burlington December 6th, aged 
48 years. He was a student in the University during the 
session 1887-1888, and had been engaged in the manufacture 
of cotton in recent years. 

—Dr. William Clarence Kluttz, A. B. 1895, died at his home 
in El Paso, Texas, January 4th from typhus fever contracted 
in the discharge of his duties as City Health Officer. Deceased 
was -a native of Salisbury, and a graduate from the medical 
department of the University of Pennsylvania. He was one 
of the leading physicians of El Paso and had achieved a 
reputation which extended throughout a large section. 

— Jerry Day, A. B. '09, died at his father's home, near Boone, 
December 25th, aged 40 years. Since graduation he had 
taught in several sections of the State. He was a native of 
Watauga County. 

— James Fred Pearson died at the State Sanatorium January 
6th, in his twenty-third year. Deceased was a native of 
Gastonia and interment was in Hollywood Cemetery of that 
city. He was a student in the University during the years 
1914-15 and 1915-16. 


The President's Report goes to every alumnus. If 
you missed yours send a postcard to C. Currie, sec- 
retary. You can help hy sending for three copies 
and giving them to influential men in your commun- 
ity. Do this. Get your local paper to carry a notice 
of it. 


J. C. Lockhart, of Dunn, chairman of the publicity 
committee for the five-year reunion of the class of 
1912 has this to say of interest to all 1912 men: 

A big feature of the approaching University com- 
mencement will he the reunion of the class of 1912. 
Committees have already been appointed and are at 



work arranging plans that will make this occasion 
interesting for every 1912 man. A letter giving in- 
formation regarding the reunion will he mailed at an 
early date to every member of the class. It is im- 
perative, therefore, that the correct address of each 
man be obtained immediately. Please forward this 
information together with any interesting secrets con- 
cerning yourself and other members of the class to 
H. W. Doub, chairman of statistics committee, Park- 
ton, X. C. Do this now and make your plans to 
attend the reunion. 



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J. W. 
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J. E. 
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02 Quentin Gregory 09 

03 W. R. Capehart 10 

03 R. B. Collins 11 

04 Lawrence S. Holt, Jr. 11 
04 T. S. Beall 11 

04 P. A. Lee 11 

05 Irving C. Long 11 

05 J. L. Wade 12 

06 F. M. Weller 12 

06 A. H. Bahnson 13 

07 J. W. Wilson 13 

08 H. B. Gunter 13 

John W. Umstead, Jr. 
Clarence J. Smith 
W. R. Baugness 
W. B. Byrd 
M. A. White 
C. M. Waynick 
J. S. Koiner 
M. H. Jones 
C. Walton Johnson 
W. E. Wakeley 
R. W. Jernigan 
J. Oliver Overcash 
A. S. Oliver 

1913 Robert W. Strange 

13 Robert R. Sloan 

14 J. W. Mcintosh 

14 W. R. Thompson 

15 W. T. Grimsley 
15 J. V. Whitfield 

15 A. H. Carr 

16 H. B. Temko 

16 Roger A. McDuffie 

17 J. N. Wilson, Jr. 

17 E. C. Klingman 

18 Robert U. Garrett 

Provides a way for every man who wants to strengthen the University 
and perpetuate its spirit; makes it possible for a man to live on through 
its good work, and to put back into the world a fair return on what he 
got out of it through an institution that helped him when he most 
needed help. 

Two Ways to do this Big Business: 

(1) Through an annual subscription. 

(2) Through a bequest in your will. 

The size of the subscription, or of the bequest, is important, of course; but the main thing is to 
have a part in it: The fund in which every alumnus has a share. 



University of North Carolina Alumni Loyalty Fund: 

I will give to the Alumni Loyalty Fund $ 


notice. I reserve the right to revoke at will 



of each year; at which time please send 




Geo. C. Pickard Si Son 

Chapel Hill, V C. 


A. A. PICKARD --- - Manager 

The Peoples National Bank 

Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Capital $300,000.00 United Stales Depositary 

J. W. KRIES, Pres. Wm. A. BLAIR, Vice-Pres. 

M. S. LEWIS, Cashier 

The Model Market and Ice Co. 

Chapel Hill, N. C. 

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

S. M. PICKARD..., Manager 


Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts 

of all kinds. Special attention given University and 

College banquets and entertainments. Phone 178 





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Th. ~&. TKluttz <Zo.3nc. 


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 


We can suit the Alumnus Man 
as well as the college man. 
The newest in Suits, Furnish- 
ings and Hats. 

Sneed-Markham-Taylor Co. 

Durham, N. C. 

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. 





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The Leading Massachusetts Company 

New policies embodying every desirable feature known to modern life insurance, including an exceptionally 
liberal disability clause. Dividend increase of from 25% to 38% over former scale. 

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"The Progressive Railway of the South" 


Richmond, Portsmouth-Norfolk, Va., and points 
in the Northeast via Washington, 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. 


Extremely Low Winter Excursion Rates 

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


Norfolk, Va. CHARLES R. CAPPS, 1st. V-Pres., Raleigh, N. C. 

Norfolk, Va. 


Odell Hardware 

Cnmnanv greensboro, 


Electric Lamps and Supplies 
Builders Hardware 




Chapel Hill Hardware Co., inc. 



Pocket Cutlery, Safety Razors, Razors, 

Strops, Flash Lights, Oil Heaters, 

Paints and Kalsomines 

Tin Shop in Connection 


C. S. Pendergraft 

Pioneer Auto Man 

Headquarters in DURHAM: 
At (he Royal Cafe, Main Street, and Southern Depot 

Headquarters iu 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 





Telephone Nc 

. 477 Opposite Post Office 


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Photographer for Y 

Y., 1915 


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Specialty Modern 

School Buildings 




Finishing for the Amateur. Foist er ^^ 

The J. B. McCrary Company 

municipal Engineers 


Consulting Engineers New Power Plant Univ. of North Carolina 

The J. B. McCrary Company serves the south as 
Municipal Engineers. Ve have nothing but ser- 
vice to sell. It is our business to devise munici- 
pal improvements. We plan, finance, construct 
and operate. We want to get in touch with 
every town or city needing improvements. We 
guarantee our service will produce dividends. 
Our experience covers twenty years. We will 
promptly give you all information. It will pay 
you to get in touch with us. Write 

HARRY W. LOVING, District Manager 



Ob* Tirst National !&ank 

of TDurrjam. St. (T. 

"Roll of Honor" Bank 

Total Resources over Two and a Quarter Mil- 
lion Dollars 








MEN'S FURNISHINGS OF QUALITY * Lim ; ,ed N " mb - °' Siik u 

Shirts Less than Cost; Bath 
Robes now sell-ng at Cost; Men's Collars, 2 for 25c— at 





For Spring: Full Line of 


The Quality Tells" 


Maximum of Service to the People of the State 



(1) Chemical Engineering. E. 

(2) Electrical Engineering. F. 

(3) Civil and Road Engineering. G. 

(4) Soil Investigation. H. 



(1) General Information. 

(2) Instruction by Lectures. 

(3) Correspondence Courses. 

(4) Debate and Declamation. 

(5) County Economic and Social Surreyi. 

(6) Municipal and Legislative Reference. 

(7) Educational Information and Assist- 


For information regarding the University, addree-s 

THOS. J. WILSON, JR., Registrar. 

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 15 Old West 


Successful Careers in Later 

Life for University 


Depend not wholly upon Football, Baseball, 
or other sports — 

But upon sheer pluck and ability to build the 
solid foundation of Success by Saving ever}) 
possible dollar. 

It takes Men to participate in Football, Base- 
ball, etc., but it takes Greater Men to Build 
Successful Careers. 

Resolve to Start Saving Today. 

The Fidelity Bank 

North Carolina's Greatest Banking Institution 

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Jusv when you get home in the everc'ng, 
after a long, hot, sticky day — and you're 
tired and thirsty— THAT'S the time to 
say "PEPSI-Cola" to "friend wife." 

That long, thin, tinkly, "ice-bergy" glass 
just seems to sharpen up appetites for 
dinner and gee ! how it does drive thirsts 
away ! 

Just try it— any fountain serves it — and 
any grocer can leave a case at home. 










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