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Volume V 


Number 5 


In order that the University may do the larger 
work which it considers essential to the upbuilding of 

the State and South and which it 
WHAT WE ARE , . , . , , ., 

ASKING FOR ls ea S er to undertake provided the 

means are supplied, the President 
and the Trustees, after careful study, have asked the 
Legislature for an annual appropriation of $105,000 
for maintenance and a building fund of $100,000 a 
year for the next five years. This request is in no 
sense padded. It represents the real needs of the Uni- 
versity if it is to maintain its standards and meet 
the demands which the State daily makes upon it and 
which increase with the passing of every hour. 


The following members of the Alumni Association, 
J. Crawford Biggs, John L. Patterson, W. T. Shore, 

„„. T „ . „„ . „„„ J. J. Parker, and G. V. Cow- 

YOUR ASSISTANCE, . .' . , . 

PLEASE P er > com P rlsm g a special alum- 

ni committee, have shown the 
way in which the alumni can assist in securing the 
increased support sought. A copy of their open letter 
of February 5 follows. Give it your immediate at- 
tention, please. 

The undersigned are a committee from the Gen- 
eral University Alumni Association to co-operate 
with the Legislative Committee of the Trustees in 
securing from the Legislature adequate appropria- 
tions for the University. The Trustees ask for: 

1. An annual appropriation of $165,000 for 

2. A building fund of $100,000 a year for the next 
five years. 

These figures are the least that the University's 
pressing needs, economically administered, urgently 
demand. Please bear this constantly in mind. 

Wc hope that every alumnus will become active in 
helping to secure favorable action on these requests. 
We can do this in the following ways: 

1. By having your local alumni association pe- 
tition the Legislature to make the appropriation ask- 
ed for. 

2. By seeing personally, and by writing to indi- 
vidual legislators, especially members of the Appro- 
priations Committee, urging them to grant the 
amount needed. 

3. By talking constantly about the University's 

needs and inducing other persons, especially those 
who are not alumni, to interest themselves in the 
same way in the University. 

4. By securing editorial expression in your local 
papers in support of these requests. 

Do not urge merely "liberal appropriations," but 
insist upon the specific, concrete amount asked for 
by the Trustees. 

The University is facing a crisis. Whether it is 
to hold its own among the foremost Southern univer- 
sities, continuing to be the pride and glory of the 
State, or is to lose its hard-earned place, both abso- 
lutely and comparatively, depends upon the action 
of the present Legislature. 

Your committee urge you, therefore, not to delay 
in carrying out the suggestions made above. 

What we want is action — not action tomorrow — 
hut today! 


Tuesday, June 5th, is to be alumni day. The 

classes of 1857, 1867, 1887, 1892, 1897, 1902, 1907, 

1912, and 1916 will hold re- 
ALUMNI DAY . ' ,. . . , , . 

unions. It is not too early to 

make plans for the day. The Review's columns are 
open to communications of any sort, connected with 
arrangements for that day. The alumni are invited 
to send suggestions to the secretary of the Association 
upon any matter connected with the celebration of 
the day. Do not hesitate to let him hear of any idea 
that you are harboring. In particular, suggestions 
are desired upon — 

1. Names of persons to represent your class upon 
the general program. 

2. Features of the program for the day. 

3. Advertising features to stir up enthusiasm for 
the occasion. 

Don't sit back and think "Someone else will do it 
if 1 dont't" — si unci imc must do it if it is done. Why 
should not you do it? Every member of your class 
will rise up and call you blessed if you will break 
loose and start something. If you don't act they may 
not blame you particularly bul they will wonder 
why the class never does anything. Put your class 
on the map — you can do it and you will enjoy doing 
it and your activity in getting out a crowd will be 




We direct the special attention of the alumni to 
the "Comments from the Press" found in another 
section of this issue of the Re- 
view. We do this because we feel 
that they (and through them the 
people of the State) are entitled to know what the 
press of the country thinks of the work of Alma 
Mater as summarized in the recent report of Presi- 
dent Graham. 

Clippings from the State press have been purposely 
omitted, but we have our files full from dailies and 
weeklies from every section of North Carolina. From 
every quarter the University has been wished God 

The reasons for presenting these estimates of the 
University are three-fold: 1. To let the State know 
what the outside world thinks of the standing of the 
University; 2. To show that it possesses leadership 
which should be given such financial support as is 
essential to its proper expression in the life and wel- 
fare of the State; and (3) To stimulate the alumni to 
an increased effort to secure this support for it. 


The comments referred to above cover various 
phases of the University's work. The comment be- 
low, taken from the New Republic, 

READ THIS, IF f February 17, goes direct to the 
NOTHING ELSE , , ,. / '= , ,. 

heart of the matter so tar as the 

State's support of the University is concerned. Tt is 

a straight shot and it pierces the very center of the 


The report of President Graham of the University 
of North Carolina puts in vivid relief the inexplic- 
able failure of~ a growing State to recognize its own 
best intellectual wealth. North Carolina has acted 
towards its University exactly as if it had not yet 
learned that such an institution performs perhaps 
the most permanently valuable of all state govern- 
mental functions. For the past two years this most 
useful University, with over twelve hundred stu- 
dents, has had for maintenance only $115,000 a year 
and only $30,000 for permanent improvements. Its 
income from all sources was only $220,661, as against 
the University of Virginia's $560,258, with a student 
body actually smaller than North Carolina. At least 
eleven Southern state institutions have larger working- 
incomes per student. That of the Universitv of 
Mississippi is more than twice as large. Tr Is an 
extraordinary record for legislative stupidity 
President Graham uncovers. North Carolina can 
not plead the excuse of poverty. For taking her tax- 
able property as it is, out of the tax on erery thousand 
dollars' worth she appropriates just $.18 for Univer- 
sity maintenance, as against Mississippi's $.39 and 

Nebraska's $1.98. President Graham appeals to men 
of wealth to help the University. But the real call 
should be to the people as represented in the legis- 

□ □□ 
The facts set forth in the following paragraphs in 
the University News Letter relative to the funda- 
mental matters of taxation and 

constitute a challenge to the 
intelligence and true patriotism of every alumnus of 
the University. To the extent that the alumni are 
debtors to the State for benefits received here for 
which full financial return was not made, — to that 
extent they one and all are obligated to render active 
service in striking off the fetters which have bound 
the State through the past and which today are 
holding it down at the bottom (as compared with 
other States) in those particulars which are vital to 
the life of a truly great people. 

By holding a billion dollars off the tax books we 
are of course forced down to government upon a 
cheap scale. In 1915, the per capita cost of State 
government in North Carolina was $1.76. It was 
greater in 46 States. It was less in only one. 

This amount per inhabitant means mighty little 
for all the necessary purposes of State government 
in North Carolina. How little it is appears in the fol- 
lowing figures which show what went with our $1.76 
per inhabitant in 1915: for highway and recreation 
less than 1 cent, for public health and sanitation 5 
cents, for the protection of person and property 10 
cents, for the conservation and development of re- 
sources — mainly agriculture — 11 cents, for general 
government — legislative, executive, judicial, upkeep 
of public buildings and the like — 14 cents, for gen- 
eral expense— old soldier pensions mainly — 25 cents, 
for charities, hospitals and corrections 39 cents, and 
for public education and libraries 71 cents. 

A recent bulletin of the Federal Bureau of Edu- 
cation shows that 33 States make a better showing 
than North Carolina in daily public school attend- 
ance; 38 a better showing in the average number of 
days attended; 42 a better showing in the number of 
high school students; 35 a better showing in the 
number of college students; 46 a better showing in 
school property per child; 36 a better showing in 
school expenditures per thousand dollars of estimated 
wealth ; 45 a better showing in the value of school 
property. per child of school age; 45 a better show- 
ing in expenditure per child in average daily attend- 
ance; 46 a better showing in salaries based on aver- 
age daily attendance; 46 a better showing in aver- 
age annual salaries paid to teachers; and 44 a better 
showing in the length of public school terms. These 
facts constitute a challenge to every alumnus. 





February, 1917, was probably the greatest period 

of activity ever enjoyed by the University alumni. 

Every month during the present 
A GREAT MONTH jj th Review has car . 

FOR THE ALUMNI ■ j "\ ' . , ,, 

ried a story of valuable jiracti- 

cal work "put over" by individual alumni, or asso- 
ciations, for the University. .The record for Febru- 
ary, however, far overshadows all of the rest. 

First: The Mecklenburg Association, organized 
for continuous work throughout the year, has under- 
taken to help solve the marketing 
problem for the county. It has 
also arranged six University lyceum lectures, issued 
tickets and posters for them, and thus plans to bring 
the University faculty and Mecklenburg County to 
know each other. Members of the Association have 
rendered valuable personal service in connection with 
the University appropriation. 

Second : The Forsyth Alumni Association has been 
especially busy during the past few weeks. In co- 
operation with the local school authori- 
ties, it has planned and agreed to finance 
an economic and school survey of the county, to be 
made by the departments of education and economics 
of the University. The results will be published in a 
pamphlet issued by the alumni. It has circulated 
fifty petitions, calling for University support by the 
present Legislature. It has invited the President of 
the University to come and talk over what can be done 
by the alumni during the coming year. 

Third: Rocky Mount came handsomelv through 
with a practically unanimous collection of Alumni 

ROCKY MOUNT ^1^ ^'^ f D l Eattle 
and 1. \j. Simmons made voluntari- 
ly a canvass of the town, giving every alumnus a 
chance to join in this fine movement. A check for 
$48.50, and sixteen signed annual subscriptions in 
addition, was the result. This is the way to make 
this fund grow. Every town in the State ought to 
follow the lead of Dunn, Greensboro, and Rocky 
Mount. AVrite to the Secretary for blank cards. 

Greensboro, under the leadership of Andrew Jov- 
ner, Jr., Wharton and Umstead, had a great alumni 

GREENSBORO b .^ qUet ?"**» ^m ^ fairer- 

sity say that it was one of the 

best alumni affairs tbev ever attended. 
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In addition to all of this, there has been tremen- 
dous loyalty and enthusiasm shaped to practical end- 
in the State at large. The alumni 

AT T LARGE ATE have " ll " w " ea S er "Merest in getting 
the Legislature to give the Univer- 
sity adequate support. A committee from the alumni 

and a committee from the Trustees, both directed by 
Mr. R. D. W. Connor have rendered conspicuous 
service. A. W. McLean, J. S. Manning, J. C. Biggs, 
L. T. Hartsell, R. D. W. Connor, appeared with Pre- 
sident Graham before the appropriations committee. 
The Alumni Loyalty Fund received during the last 
few weeks subscriptions to the amount of over $300. 
These were in various sums, from $2 to $25, and dis- 
tributed all over the country, and from Cuba to China. 


Other gifts of interest were a gift of $50 for 

Studies in Philology, from Dr. F. I. Carpenter, and 

$25 for campus improvement, from 

OF INTEREST ., - , J . ,, 

gitts are tor admirable purposes. 

Studies in Philology is a journal of scholarship that 
has won national recognition. No finer service could 
be done for the cause of scholarship in the South and 
in the country at large than through a gift that 
would give this journal generous and assured support. 
Dr. Carpenter was formerly a professor in the Uni- 
versity of Chicago. He writes from Santa Barbara, 
California, where he is spending the winter. His 
gift to Studies in Philology is recognition of its genu- 
ine merit. 

Mrs. Emry's gift for beautifying the campus is 
equally spontaneous and fine. What has been done 
on the campus in the past few years is splendid, but 
it is more a suggestion of what may be done, and a 
proof of what can be done, than a fulfillment. The 
campus can be made a place of wonderful beauty and 
inspiration. And it should be made so. It is our 
greatest natural asset. Twenty-five thousand dollars 
could be as profitably spent on beautifying the cam- 
pus as in any other possible way. 

During this same fine month of February, the Li- 
brarian was authorized to spend $1500 during the 
coming year on North Caroliniana and in cataloguing 
North Carolina items. This gift is from an alumnus, 
and one of the most patriotic men in North Carolina. 


Everywhere there is evidence of abundant and in- 
telligent desire to help the University be what a 
great University ought to be, and what 
it cannot be unless its sons are living 
epistles of ils teachings. The whole 
case for a college is whether its alumni show qualities 
of efficiency, citizenship, and service that distinguish 
them from men not so trained. Alumni loyalty 
'properly understood) is a power for progress that 
has as yet been scarcely touched. The college that 
can wake it to lull and continuous action will be a 
truly great institution. 



Why not here ? Why not establish your own con- 
nection in a live, inspiring fashion ? What are Uni- 
versity men doing in your community? There's no 
use to wait for a crisis: do it now! 

□ □□ 

The Review is in receipt of The Tennessee 

Alumnus, volume one, number one, issued by the 

Alumni Association of the University 

THE LATEST f Tennessee in January, 1917. We 
ADDITION , , . . ./' .. . . 

are glad to welcome it to the privi- 
leges and responsibilities of this rapidly increasing 
class of publications issued by Southern universities 
and colleges. 


The Mecklenburg Alumni Association has ar- 
ranged for a series of extension lectures by members 
of the University faculty to be given at the Y. M. C. 
A. in Charlotte. Prof. A. H. Patterson filled the 
first appointment February lGth with an illustrated 
lecture, entitled, "The Story of the Stars." 

Other lecturers and dates of this series are as fol- 
lows: March 2d, Prof. E. C. Branson; March 23d, 
Dr. W. W. Pierson, Jr. ; April 13th, Dr. Archibald 
Henderson ; April 27th, Dr. Edwin Greenlaw. 

Dr. J. H. Johnston spoke at Gibsonville February 
6th. Prof. M. C. S. Noble gave the first of a series 
of lectures at Rich Square on February 16th. Other 
lecturers and dates for Rich Square are: March 23d, 
Prof. G. M. McKie; April 20th, Prof. P. H. Dag- 


The classes which will hold reunions at commence- 
ment are: 1857, 1867, 1887, 1892, 1897, 1902. 1907, 
1912 and 1916. From these classes committees have 
been appointed which are at work on plans for mak- 
ing these reunions the biggest and most successful 
in the University's history. 

Within recent years various classes have set high 
standards in the matter of class reunions. The class 
of 1902 which perhaps holds the record of all Uni- 
versity classes in the percentage of its members who 
are lawyers, has had two very successful reunions 
and, through a class bulletin issued regularly by R. 
A. Merritt, Secretary, has kept its members in touch 
with one another since graduation fifteen years ago. 
Tiie class of 1909 at its five-year reunion in 1914 
came back with great spirit and took possession of tne 
campus for several days and of the athletic field for 
the presentation of "stunts" on the afternoon of 
Alumni Day. The class of 1905 coming back in 
numbers to its ten-year reunion in 1915 brought to 

Alma Mater a gift of $1,000 which made up the 
first gift to the Alumni Loyalty Fund, and was, in 
fact, the inspiration for the starting of this fund. 
The class of 1911 in the preparation for its five-year 
reunion held last commencement and in carrying 
through to a splendid conclusion a well-laid plan fur- 
nished the most striking instance in reunion history 
at Carolina. This class made provision early for se- 
curing a large attendance and for having a joyous 
time together on the "Hill." The result was a large- 
ly attended, altogether successful reunion which 
proved to be the chief feature of the Alumni Day 

For the reunions of this commencement nine of 
the University's most loyal classes are at hand. These 
classes from 1S57 to 1916 numbering more than 
1100 men are expected to return in great numbers 
and to set a new record for succeeding classes. 
Each member of these classes is urged to plan now 
to be present at his reunion. 

The committees from various classes follow: 

1857— Rob't Bingham, Jno. W. Graham, Wm. P. 
McLean, 1ST. B. Whitfield, G. L. Wimberly. 

1867— G. M. Rose, J. G. Young, J. M. Wall. 

1887— Haywood Parker, L. ¥. McGehee, W. S. 
Wilkinson, V. W. Long, A. M. Simmons. 

1S92— C. F Harvey, Walter Murphy, Dr. Chas. 
Baskerville, A. M. Scales, F. L. Willcox. 

1897— A. T. Allen, W. D. Carmichael, H. G. Con- 
nor, Jr., R. H. Graves, J. L. Everett, W. H. Mc- 
Nairy, R. H. Wright, L. M. McRae, J. S. Wray, 
Jno. H. Andrews, Lionel Weil, W. S. Myers. 

1902— R. S. Hutchison, R. A. Merritt, M. H. 
Stacy, I. F. Lewis, A. M. Carr, J. B. Cheshire, Jr., 
B. S. Drane, R. 1ST. Duffy, L. J. Everett, Louis 
Graves, Louis Goodman, F. G. Kelly, J. E. Swain, 
R. R. Williams, P. H. Winston. 

1907— T. H. Haywood, C. L. Weill Stahle Linn, 
S. H. Farabee. W. H. Duls, W. S. Dickson. J. B. 
James, W. A. Jenkins, A. T. Morrison, L. W. Par- 
ker, W. H. Pittman, C. W. Rankin, H. L. Sloan, 
R. C. Day, W. D. James, Stanley Winborne. 

1912 — A partial list of the members of this class 
who are serving on a reunion committee are: C. K. 
Burgess, R. W. Winston, Jr., C. E. Norman, H. W. 
Doub, P. H. Gwyun, Jr., J. C. Lockhart, R. M. 

W. H. Oldham, of the class of 1905, is superin- 
tendent of the Ensley blast furnace of the Tennessee 
Coal, Iron and Railroad Company, Ensley, Ala. He 
has charge, also, of the Alice furnace in Birmingham 
for the same corporation. 



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very little 

actively started 

( 1 85 Post Grad. Med. ) 
/ 40 Correspondence \ 










The extension activities of the University cannot be represented on this table. Atten- 
tion is directed for these to the Director's report. They represent an immense increase in work 
in the past four years. 



















From 5 days per week to 6 days 

20% increase 



Fram 82 months per year to 10 months 

18% increase 


Practically no increase in number of faculty members to meet this increased load. 



1910-11 11-12 12-13 

13-14 14-15 




Professors - - - - 35 34 35 

38 38 




Associate and Assistant 


Professors - - - 14 13 10 

10 14 



Instructors - - - - 1 3 12 14 

14 14 





Total - - - 61 59 59 

62 64 





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V V V V V V 




Dr. Hugh Black Delivers Tenth Series of McNair Lectures 

Dr. Hugh Black, distinguished preacher and writer, 
delivered the tenth series of lectures under the Mc- 
Nair Foundation at the University the first week in 
February. Dr. Black chose as his central theme, 
"The Great Quest inns of Life," which he inter- 
preted under the several headings of Faith, Revela- 
tion, ami Prayer, or, as he put it, "Is God?" "Has 
"Should Man Say to God?" 

In the first lecture Dr. Black suggested this prob- 
lem : Given Self: To Find God. This, he declared, to 
be the great question of 1 a question which 

the book of J oh stated so clearly. lie showed the 
of a universe with purpose in it, declaring that 
the mechanistic idea of the world must lead to de- 
spair and disgust with life. 

"The purpose of the lectures," declared Dr Black, 
"is to give a point of view, and therefore there is 
nothing dogmatic about them except the assurance 
with which one states his own point of view. It 
means one's reaction to the universe, and that means 
religion. Faith is net simply the intellectual ac- 
ceptance of propositions but is an attitude of the 
soul and the life." 

The necessity of faith was clearly shown by the 
speaker. "We cannot state tic as one of faith 

on the one side and unbelief on the other. It is faith, 
anyway. Either you have a world without any pur- 
pose in it and life without any real meaning; or, on 
the other hand, you have a world that means some- 
thing and life becomes an arena of great endeavor. 

"Your faith means the side on which you put the 
I ofyourlife. In neither ease can you prove it. 
In the last issue, we are held between the horns of 
that inflexible dilemma."' 

The authority of law and its place in the scheme 
of things was vigorously set forth in the second lec- 
ture. "1 h ion the world is now faced with," 
said Dr. Black, "is this: 'Is haw possible?' Does in- 
ternational law any lunger mean anything .'" He 
laid special emphasis en the matter of retribution. 
"<!od hath said," he a : "there may be peace 
without victory but never peace without punishment. 
The Christian end is not peace. I can always 
peace by moving back to the point of least resistance. 
But no one wants peace with dishonor. Righteous- 
ness and law musl finally prevail." 

"Whatever the Universe is, it isn't a machine," he 
insisted at the beginning of the second lecture. "The 
mechanistic idea of the Universe is silly, for with it 

the higher nature of man could never have evolved. 
It practically means no God." The speaker linked 
his subject with the first chapter of (ienesis, which 
be declared to lie not history or science or geology, 
but poetry. "Mere literalism is the curse of inter- 
pretation. This had lived because it is not history 
but poetry." 

Law means sanctions and prohibitions, as Dr. 
Black interprets it. It is not an arbitrary rule im- 
pos d by a superior being from without. Mortal man 
implies moral law, for temptation forces one's hand 
and compels decision. The greatest problem, there- 
fore, in all the world is. What has (bid Said? That 
add merely follow his nature usually means 
his lower nature. We are often enticed by this ques- 
tion, he said: "Why should we obey any word from 
without when we have impulses and desires within ?" 
The answer is that the moral law is a matter of his- 
tory — the result of all the past with its rich inherit- 
ance. Atheism after all is disbelief in law, or deny- 
ing that there is any such thing as external law. The 
world would be nothing but a dance of unreason 
without a divine purpose 

To limit all revelation to the Bible, Dr. Black he- 
-. is to do injustnee to both and also to God. 
"(lod ceases to lie unless he continues to make him- 
self known. Revelation doesn't mean (bid's writing 
a book, though revelation may be presened in a book 
as well as in a spiritual life." 

We arc on the eve of a new spiritual interpretation 
of life,, the lecturer thought. The word dynamics 
has begun to replace the word mechanics. W 
all learning to think of the whole world not in terms 
of statics but of dynamics. Science itself i- ap- 
proaching a religious view of the universe, and men 
an- probing to the bottom of things to get a new spir- 
itual interpretation. 

In the third lecture. Dr. Black said that, "War has 
made men who thought there was no room for re- 
i feel the need of something to hold on to." In 
the tin of today sense is still at war with soul. 

"You see in history and know in experience the clash 
of opposing ideals. When a moral issue arises it di- 
vides the world. You can't straddle the line — there 
is no neutrality possible. We can't accept the law of 
the jungle where might makes right. We refuse to be- 
lieve in such a world, and, if need be, we refuse to 
live in it." 

Continuing, he said : "We individuals like to live 



in a static world, to have a settled social state. But 
every now and then the barriers are broken and we 
realize that we are not in a static world." Speaking 
of prayer, Dr. Black asserted that we know too little 
about anything to be able or to desire to choke off 
instincts in ourselves and others. Anyone who en- 
deavors to choke off these natural instincts may be 
playing a part more cruel than that of the dogmatist. 
To keep humanity from praying would be self-de- 
struction of the moral life. "Prayer is the attitude 
of yourself toward life in the mass. It is the ex- 
pression of one's ideals. Prayer is an attitude, a 

life. That constant ongoing of desire and expecta- 
tion in our work is prayer." 

Dr. Black is now professor in the Union Theo- 
logical Seminary. .New York. During his ten years 
in New York he has made himself famous on this 
side of the water as a preacher and writer. Before 
coming to America he was pastor of St. George's Free 
Church, Edinburgh, Scotland, where he won great 
renown. He is the author of many books, his best 
known probably being "Friendship." Dr. Black was 
regarded as one of the most popular S] to ap- 

pear in Chapel Hill under the McJMair foundation. 


A Great Philological Journal at Carolina— A Gift and an Invitation 

The April issue of 8 in Philology will be 

unique in that it is to be devoted to a series of studies 
in Elizabethan literature and history by men who 
have distinguished themselves in these fields. The 
similar volume published last April has attracted so 
much attention that it is proposed to make the April 
issue each year an Elizabethan annual. To this year's 
issue some of the foremost American scholars will 
contribute, men like Professors Kittredge of Har- 
vard, Fletcher of Columbia, Manly of . Os- 
good of Princeton, Alden of Leland Stanford, etc. 
Yale will be n 1 by Professor Tucker Brooke, 
whose edition of th d The 
r Drama are well known. Mr. W. J. Lawrence, 
of Dublin, who has attained a great reputation 
[gh his two volumes on The El 
, writes a fascinating article on ''The Mj 
of Lodowick Barry," an early Irish dramatist. Mr. 
Lawn ly published articles in British 
ed journals; thai .</ should 
at Ameri itribution is good evi- 
. m in which this journal is held. 
Professor Alden, who has recently published the 

Min "The Lyrical I i the Eliza- 

P . of Tri 

• in Philology last year enjoy- 
ed the distinct ion of i two page i 

Ion, contributes under the 
caption "Playeng in the Dark," an article filled 

Elizabethan stage condi- 
tions. Professor .1. Q. Adams, of Cornell, disc 
the Blackfriar 3tery at the time of the Disso- 

lot inn. with several illustrations. Professor Os- 
good's paper is t j he mi Spenser, and both Spenser 
and Milton are studied in papers ly Professors Ean- 

ford and Greenlaw of this University. Titles of the 
other papers will be announced later; the preparation 
of the volume has already reach ;e that renders 

lain that it will be one of the most important 
and interesting pr at American - 

arship. That it will command wide attention, and 
at credit to the University, is certain. 

in Philology is now entering upon the 
third e : ' its development. At first ii was a se- 
ries ol tonal issues containing monographs by 
ie language faculty in the University. 
Two years ago it became a quarterly journal, but the 
• printed in it were, as a rule, papers read be- 
ical Club by members or visiting 
scholars. The Lain Memorial, published a yea. 
drew for the Ii m the larger world of s 
arship outside the immediate circle of the University. 
But in these two years the journal has come to be 
d upon more and more as a vi and schol- 
arly periodical rather than merely an occasional uni- 
ty publication. The gain is obvious, b 
library reading rooms and seminars of almosl every 
■ itution in this count :■ I, the 
in I ■ ire now d 
along with otl journals, not buried in a 

of "pamphl its" used only by a few grn 
in dissertat to: 1 1 now rani - 

the pi :al journ be United Stati s, and 

i E prop uning, 

why it should not in as influential as 

Romanic Eevii w, The Journal of English and 
Philology, M<><l>'rn Language Notes, Mod- 
ern Philology, The Classical J rs, all 
of them, like our own journal, of university origin. 
A l'f\v extracts, of many that might he given from 
recent letters, show what leading scholars in various 



institutions think of this journal. Professor F. E. 
Schelling of the University of Pennsylvania, says: 
"I have read the numbers that you have sent me with 
great interest. You are to be congratulated upon 
the support of so excellent a journal." Last Septem- 
ber Dr. J. Hoops, the distinguished professor of 
English Philology in the University of Heidelberg, 
wrote, "We highly appreciate the value of your 
Studies, and I avail myself of the opportunity to 
thank you sincerely for kindly forwarding them reg- 
ularly." Other appreciative words from great schol- 
ars in foreign universities might be given. Professor 
J. M. Manly, himself an editor and the founder of 
Modem Philology, published by the University of 
Chicago, writes, "I congratulate you on the excellence 
of the Studies and on your ability to publish them." 
Dr. Walter Miller, Dean of the Graduate School in 
the University of Missouri, writes as follows: 

Each time a new number appears, my admiration 
for the worthy enterprise that you are conducting in- 
creases. You men in philological pursuits at the 
University of North Carolina are doing splendid 
work, and it is most gratifying to see the results put 
in so attractive form under your own auspices. 

Professor Curtis Hidden Page, of Dartmouth, 
who is widely known as editor and author, writes : 

I have been much interested personally in a num- 
ber of the articles which have appeared in the 
Studies, and in fact I have read it rather oftener 
than most of the other similar periodicals to which 
I subscribe. 

From reviews, and from personal letters addressed 
to authors of essays which have appeared in the last 
two years, it would be easy to make further extracts, 
but it is better, for certain reasons that will be at 
once apparent, to give our space to two letters from 
men of great distinction who have written about the 
relation of such a journal to the reputation and the 
value of the service of the University. Professor G. 
L. Kittredge, of Harvard University, wrote a few 
weeks ago as follows: 

The Studies in Philology, issued by the University 
of North Carolina, are creditable in every way, both 
to your university and to American scholarship in 
general. They are interesting and competent, and 
they treat a great variety of subjects of interest to 
scholars and literary men. They have certainly added 
much to the prestige of the institution." 

And Professor W. P. Trent, who founded The 
Sewanee Review, and who before going to Columbia 
taught for many years in the South, writes of the 
value of such a journal to the South: 

In my judgment based on some experience, a schol- 
arly organ such as you edit is of great effect in wid- - 

ening the reputation of a university among other 
universities, and to a considerable extent throughout 
the general public, and of even greater effect in stim- 
ulating creative work among the faculty as well as in 
developing in the students and alumni a well ground- 
ed pride in the institution. When we add that uni- 
versities that do not strive to make contributions to 
knowledge seldom or never maintain themselves as 
good teaching institutions, and that contributions to 
knowledge are more readily made in co-operation 
through an authorized organ such as the Studies in 
Philology, we have another strong reason for cordial 
support by all persons whom the university touches. 
In short, I consider that the outlay of time and money 
involved in editing and publishing such an organ as 
the Studies is amply justified, and I take pleasure in 
adding that a personal perusal of the Studies has left 
me convinced of its distinct scholarly value. I con- 
gratulate you and the University upon the success of 
the publication, and I wish it continued prosperity. 
With this record and with the certainty that, 
grauted the assistance of friends of the University, 
the way is open for us to have here one of the great 
scholarly journals of America, it should be necessary 
only to state the need in order to secure financial 
support. Members of the Philological Club repre- 
senting both classical and modern languages have im- 
portant work under way which should be published 
in this journal and not elsewhere. Plans are being 
made for other special and unique services similar to 
that rendered by the forthcoming Elizabethan miscel- 
lany. With the increase in the number of graduate 
students in the language departments is the certainty 
of securing from young Southern scholars essays 
worthy of publication here rather than in the North. 
A writer in Science recently defined a university as 
a collection of men at work solving the problems that 
our universe presents and standing ready to teach to 
others the methods of such analysis. The scholar 
who deals with language and literature may not pro- 
duce results that have the apparent and immediate 
application that one finds in much scientific re- 
search, but the effect on teaching, on the student, and 
on the spiritual life of the nation is not less abiding 
in the one than in the other. As Professor Trent re- 
marks, "Universities that do not strive to make con- 
tributions to knowledge seldom or never maintain 
themselves as good teaching institutions." A re- 
viewer, speaking of a recent issue of the journal, 
referred to it as an illustration of "scholarship with 
vision." For this sort of scholarship it stands. It 
is the only philological journal in the South. It is 
the duty of friends of scholarship in the South to 
rally to its support. The April issue, to put the matter 



concretely, will cost ranch more than the resources of 
the journal can afford. There is no endowment; the 
income is derived from the University's appropria- 
tion, from the subscriptions paid by libraries, and 
from private gifts. A Chicago business man of 
scholarly training and instincts, who was never con- 
nected in any way with the University, has become 
so interested in the journal that he has given fifty 
dollars toward the expense of the April issue. If 
Studies in Philology can so impress a man who has 
never been in Chapel Hill and who has no special in- 
terest in higher education in the South, is it too 
much to expect that some of the alumni may respond 
'to this invitation to help ? Every cent of income is 
spent for printing and distribution ; there are no ex- 

penses for editing; the larger the income, the larger 
and more influential the journal. Such subscriptions 
to the current expense of publication would be a very 
real help, and the attention of the alumni is called 
to this excellent opportunity. But the greatest need 
is an endowment fund that would insure the perma- 
nence of this important part of the service rendered 
by the University. Are there not friends or alumni 
with the vision to see how through such an endow- 
ment the fame of the University may be widened, 
the energies of scholars who are charged with the 
duty of teaching the records of the spiritual history 
of the race may be quickened, and a series of oc- 
casional studies may develop into one of the great 
scholarly journals of the world. 


The Press of the Nation Finds Carolina Doing Significant Work 

From a dozen or more editorials appearing in the 
leading papers of the nation, the Review reprints, 
in whole or part, a number of clippings which will 
be of special interest to the alumni and to all North 
Carolinians who are interested in the growth and 
widening influence of their University. The extracts 
are in the main taken from reviews of the recent re- 
port of President Graham to the Trustees and relate 
directly to some phase of the University's work pre- 
sented in it. 

The Coming South in Education 

It needs no unusual clearness of vision to see that 
the South should be the centre of the next great for- 
ward movement in American education. Some of 
our Southern States have left so much room among 
them for progress, that nearly all men know the un- 
filled chambers exist. But it is a different thing 
to feel already the currents of activity moving, and 
In share in the resolute purpose which can keep them 
moving until the void shall be filled by real works of 
progress. Of such is the vision which Dr. Edward 
K. Graham, the president of the University of North 
Carolina, possesses. It appears in each page of his 
annual report to the institution's trustees. Looking 
ahead to the place which the South should come to 
hold in the sun, it makes little difference to President 
Graham that North Carolina is giving its university 
far less support than other States are providing to 
their colleges, or that his institution has only $245 
of working income per student whereas Arizona State 
University has $1,290. The material support must 
come and will mmr, as soon as the people of North 
Carolina are rightly awakened to their educational 
needs. It is the approach of this awakening which 

President Graham observes, and he makes it precede 
even his strong plea for money. What he sees first 
of all is the new eagerness among his students, and 
among the people at large in a State which in five 
years has increased its attendance at public high 
schools from 5,000 to 10,000, and which in 1916 
sent 1,050 students to the University's summer 
school, whereas in 1907 it sent thirty-six. 

Even these positive assets are of scant concern to 
President Graham in their aspects merely as a ma- 
terial record. He remarks: "Satisfaction in the 
rapidly growing activities and increased size of an 
institution should depend not on the fact of growth, 
but on the nature of growth." The educator who 
keeps this in mind is the man who will do the con- 
structive work of making an educational institution 
truly great. It is the spirit which one would expect 
to see revealed by Dr. Graham. He had prefaced his 
whole report with a warning remark that no record of 
facts, of material and visible activities, could set 
forth their inner nature, the tone and temper of their 
spirit, which after all were the main fact. And so 
perhaps the record does not specifically sot them 
forth, yet it reflects them in line after line. It is 
nowhere more clear than in Dr. Graham's para- 
graph concerning his faculty : 

The center of all these university activities 
is the university faculty. The faculty is the 
creating and continuing source of all that has 
real value in the institution's work. . . No 
divinity hedges about it, exempting it from the 
normal laws of growth and decay. The group 
of persons that compose! it, is unfortunately so 
merged and levelled by standardization as some- 
what to lose individuality from the outside point 



of view; but the faculty group is made up of 
nothing but individuals, each unit, a positive or 
negative factor in the sum of the institution's 
whole present worth; its genius for investiga- 
tion, its power to teach and to impregnate youth 
with its passion for truth and the method of 
truth-seeking — in a word, for that service that 
is the soul of progress in democracy. 
Commonplaces these things may be — Dr. Graham 
says they are himself — but the moment common- 
places of this sort are taken merely as commonplaces, 
that moment is the first coming of an unprogressive 
complacency, the beginning of the mastery of the 
things of a university over its spirit, and the overturn 
of that dominance which the purpose should have 
over the things entrusted it to operate and control. 
All too little of these eternal verities is being ex- 
pressed in the annual reports of the typical univer- 
sity presidents in the East. The head of a large uni- 
versity recently filled his report with an outline of 
the ways in which he was going to make his institu- 
tion the "world's greatest," and discussed them near- 
ly all in terms of money and numbers and buildings. 
What President Graham stresses is not these, though 
he seeks them most earnestly. His is the construc- 
tive vision which sees that it has a real job to ac- 
complish, and is not deluded into thinking that it has 
merely a stewardship over great things" done in the 
past, or that a compilation of any number of facts 
can ever be more than a preface to actual thinking. 
And in a State that seems broadly awakening to its 
need of education, it will need only Graham and a 
few other leaders to make of this vision of the South's 
coming educational progress a reality. Becoming 
such, it may give some Northern jugglers in statis- 
tics a beneficent jolt. — Boston Transcript. 

An Exchange With the South 

The next logical development of the exchange pro- 
fessorship idea in our colleges should be the establish- 
ment of an exchange between institutions of the 
North and the South. Harvard has already its ex- 
changes with Europe and with a group of four West- 
ern colleges. It is time that we should give like 
recognition to a great section of our own country 
which has several institutions that are the peers of 
many in the North. It is all too little recognized here 
what merit such institutions as the University of 
Virginia, Tulane, and Vanderbilt represent. They 
can receive professors from the North in all respects 
on a plane of equality, which, if tipped at all, is like- 
ly to move in the South's favor, by the grace of that 
refinement of culture for which Southerners of po- 
sition have ever been famous. It is false to assume 
that the material problems of reconstruction after the 
war ever obscured from the minds of the most intelli- 
gent Southerners those things of the mind and the . 
spirit which make for the most enduring growth. On 

the contrary, possessed of a great tradition in educa- 
tion, they have clung to it firmly. 

Yet it is true that the popular recrudescence of this 
tradition has had to bide its time. Today an educa- 
tional guide to the South cannot concern itself too ex- 
clusively with the great institutions before mention- 
ed. They merely stand among the leaders in a sec- 
tion where even the masses of the people are newly 
turning their faces to the light of education. There 
has been a great increase in the numbers of students 
enrolled in the high schools. University extension 
work and summer-school courses are attracting wide- 
spread attention. It is not a matter of numbers 
alone. In the spirit of these students, there is also a 
new eagerness, remarked not only in the lower grades 
but more particularly by the presidents of Southern 
State universities. Reports of signal developments 
come, for instance, from such a university as" that of 
North Carolina, which perpetuates a distinguished 
tradition as the first State university ever establish- 
ed in this country, and whose graduates have long 
been attaining high rank in Northern professional 
schools. Its president, Dr. "Edward K. Graham, ex- 
presses the confidence that the new demand expressed 
in the South will sweep away all material obstacles 
now in the path of determined progress. 

There would be then the evenly balanced values of 
contact with institutions of high rank, to be gleaned 
from an exchange with the South, and also for our 
professors the great value of contact with students, 
in some of the South's institutions, far more eager to 
learn than are those Northern students who scarcely 
know why they are in college. The authorities would 
be found busy with the enduringly important first 
principles of education in such institutions, and not 
obsessed with administrative detail and petty refine- 
ments of method. This would be an experience of 
value to some of our Northern professors. And if 
they themselves taught, and taught finely, in their 
Southern chairs, they would have a large opportun- 
ity for correcting some of the notions that have grown 
up about New England, to the detriment of our re- 
lations with many another section of the country. 
We might hope to achieve a new rating also in the 
eyes of those Southern professors who would come to 
the North in exchange. Their gracious courtesy has 
ever been open to fresh convictions. If exchange 
professorships can be arranged with the South we 
shall have much reason for mutual congratulation. — 
Boston Transcript. 

A Beacon Light For All the World 
In Spirit of Southern College 

When a prominent educator of the South takes up 
an analysis of the educational work of his institution 
from a standpoint of what it is doing for its own 
State; when he asks whether the courses of instruc- 
tion are such as to enlighten the students on the po- 



litical and economic requirements of their section of 
the country, and when he points out manifest oppor- 
tunities for the State to contribute more generously 
in a work which in the end will do more toward the 
development of its resources than any other one en- 
terprise, the Manufacturers Record rejoices. It is in 
line with the new era, and it signalizes the arrival of 
reinforcements of the highest order. 

Reference is made to the annual report of Presi- 
dent Edward K. Graham, of the University of Xorth 
Carolina. President Graham begins with the ad- 
mi rable preface that his report is not made in the 
spirit of official necessity nor as a special pleader for 
his institution. lie asks of the trustees an interest 
in the review of the work of the university, and 
through them "the attention of all men to whom the 
large and permanent welfare of the State is au active 
concern/' Thenceforward President Graham re- 
mains true to his text. 
* ******* 

This clear enunciation of a great Southern edu- 
cator should appeal to the South. It has already 
been the subject of no little comment in official cir- 
cles in Washington. If it be true that the preserva- 
tion of the democratic spirit in the South has gone 
hand in hand with a prejudice against endowment 
of colleges, the feeling should be removed. Their 
place in determining the South's development toward 
its rightful destiny, in effecting its enlightenment 
on .every phase of political matters in their relation to 
economic and commercial conditions and the awaken- 
ing of an intelligent interest therein have seldom 
been so logically and convincingly set forth as in 
President Graham's report. — Manufacturers Record. 
Education in the South 

President Graham, of the University of Xorth 
' larolina, must have been studying the income tax re- 
turns when he made up his recent annual report. His 
assertion that there are now 100 men in Xorth Caro- 
lina who could, without personal sacrifice, make im- 
portant contributions to the support of the university 
attracts attention in a new way to the material de- 
velopment of the Southern States in the past decade. 
It is the equivalent of the statement that there are 
100 Tarheels liable to the payment of substantial 
Bur-taxes to the Federal government upon incomes 
which have passed beyond the limitations of lean 

North Carolina and the South, whose development 
she typifies, are to be congratulated. She lias fur- 
nished new justification for commending the South 
to young men as the land of opportunity. It is to be 
regretted, however, that the State and her especially 
well-to-do citizens have not utilized their wealth 
more liberally in behalf of education. This short- 
eoming is evidenced in President Graham's appeal 
to his trustees that they direct the attention of men 

of wealth in the State to the university's work and 
its needs with the view of removing the restraints 
placed upon its usefulness by the meagerness of the 
State appropriations. 

It is true that equality of opportunity, which was 
the star before the eyes of the founders of our govern- 
ment, is realizable only through education. In the 
South a pure and undefiled trust in a democracy has 
been fostered along with a prejudice against endow- 
ment of colleges. The opinion prevailed that the 
educational institutions would be freer from the in- 
fluences of corporate wealth and of undemocratic 
ideas if they relied completely upon the State for 
their support. The spectacle would be a saddening 
one were we to find the Southern States foregoing 
this conviction out of reluctance to put their hands in 
their pockets. — Washington Post. 

Source of Southern Educational Revival 

The summer-school idea is older than is usally 
thought. Nor was it the product of an up-to-date 
Western college or university, reaching out for some- 
thing new and startling. The first summer school 
in this country was held at the University of Xorth 
Carolina in 1877. The State appropriated $2,000 
for it, and it ran for eight summers with an average 
attendance of 300. Then it lapsed, because the ap- 
propriation was divided in order to have sectional 
summer schools and thus make it easier for students 
in various parts of the State to get the advantages of 
the innovation. But it had done its work. The pres- 
ent-day summer school may be a grand combination 
of study and sightseeing, with a drawing-power out 
of proportion to its merely scholastic opportunities. 
From her summer school, on the contrary, together 
with other educational activities of the decade in 
which it began, came Xorth Carolina's wonderful 
educational revival of a few years ago and the stimu- 
lus which stirred the whole South. Seriousness 
must have been much more the note of those early 
summer sessions than it is of most of those today. 
Whether it would have been better to keep on with 
the one school, instead of dividing into three or four, 
with the hope of building up a summer school of 
national fame, is a debatable question. The effect of 
the division, however, was not fatal, if we may judge 
from the increase in the attendance at Xorth Caro- 
lina's summer school from 99 in 1910 to 1,050 in 
1916.— N. V. Evening Post. 


On February 12th the University Glee Club re- 
turned from its longest spring trip. Goldsboro, Xew 
Bern, Washington, Wilson, Roclq Mount, and Ral- 
eigh were visited. At the first five places dances 
were given and everywhere the hospitality of the 
alumni and everyone else opened the doors of homes 
and club rooms to the musicians. 




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The appearance of the third edition, revised, of 
Gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten (comedy in four 
acts, D. C. Heath & Co., 1916), edited with intro- 
duction, notes, and vocabulary by Professor Walter 
Dallam Toy, invokes irresistible revelations of one's 
own college clays. This popular text was edited by 
Professor Toy first in 1889. A second, revised edi- 
tion, appeared in 1901. In the present, third, edition 
the critical apparatus is almost entirely rewritten. 
The introduction gives a brief account of Freytag's 
life, emphasizing his ardent patriotism and his sym- 
pathy with the liberal movement in politics which 
began in Germany about the middle of the 19th cen- 
tury. This is followed by a brief survey of Freytag's 
literary activity, with a characterization of his most 
important works. A full list of Freytag's work, a com- 
plete set of which are to be found in our University li- 
brary, is appended to this section. Next, there is a 
somewhat extended discussion of Freytag's dramatic 
masterpiece, "Die Journalisten." After carefully 
training the genesis of the comedy, the editor de- 
scribes in an interesting way the conditions which 
made the success of this production legitimate and 
almost inevitable. Since 1S54, indeed, "Die Journal- 
isten" has maintained itself uninterruptedly on the 
stage of the best German theaters. Last, there is a 
summary of the action of the play. It may be remark- 
ed further, in regard to this model edition, that to the 
text of one hundred and twenty-eight duo-deeimo 
pages are added about twenty pages of explanatory 
notes and a complete vocabulary. The official Ger- 

An experiment of some pedagogical interest is at- 
tempted in "A First Book in English" (Southern 
Publishing Company, Dallas, Texas), by Alfred 
Allan Kern, and Stuart Grayson Noble (U. N. C, 
'07). The three subjects — grammar, composition, 
and literature — are treated as merely three inter-re- 
lated divisions of the same subject, English. The 
book embraces a year's work in the high school in 
these subjects. In the "Contents," Part I carries no 
title, for some singular reason ; while Part II carries 
the title "Composition." The book might be de- 
scribed as snippets of grammar and composition, uni- 
formly interspersed with sugar plums of literature. 
In this way, the authors hope to enable the student to 
avoid having to buy separate books on grammar, com- 
position, and literature. There is something comical, 
certainly, in reading the "contents" of part one: Rip 
Van Winkle ; Letter- Writing ; Nouns ; The Legend 
of Sleepy Hollow; Pronouns; The Spectre Bride- 
groom; Adjectives; Christmas; Verbs; etc. Certain- 
ly the authors are striking at an important matter; 
to make the student live in three worlds simultan- 
eously ; or rather, to make him or her feel that these 
three worlds are all part of the same universe. Many 
excellent injunctions and admonitions are found, 
especially, in the chapters, entirely simple and prac- 
tical, dealing with words, narration, description, and 
exposition. In the "Use of Slang," for example, the 
student is given quite a list of slang sentences and 
asked to substitute a better expression for each slang 
expression. One arresting illustration will appeal 
to every heart: "How cute she looked as she waved 
her handkerchief from the window !" A feature of 
the work consists in the fact that this is one of the 
first texts to adopt Universal Nomenclature, recom- 
mended by the National Educational Association and 
the Modern Language Association. Among the "Let- 
ters from Leading Educators," issued by the publish- 
ers, appears the following quotation from a letter by 
President Graham : "The premises on which the 
'First Book in English' is planned are absolutely cor- 
rect, and the scheme of the book itself is sound." 

A distinctive feature of the Journal of the Elisha 
Mitchell Scientific Society, Vol. xxxii, No. .3 (De- 
cember, 1916) is the leading article: "A Glance at 
the Zoology of To-day," by Professor H. V. Wilson. 
This is a valuable by-product of the exchange lecture- 
ship, being the address delivered, as Southern Ex- 



change Lecturer, 1915-6, before the students of the 
University of Virginia, April 4, 1916. This same 
paper has also appeared in the Scientific Monthly 
(September, 1916). It is a must delightful and 
simple survey, accompanied by acute observations, of 
the field of modern zoology, with frequent allusions 
to Mendel and to Haecke. In his "List of Sylphidae 
of North Carolina" (pp. 95-112, inclusive), Mr. C. 
L. Metcalf has made use, for these records, of the col- 
lections of the Division of Entomology of the State 
Department of Agriculture, of Mr. ('. S. Brimley, 
and of Mr. A. II. Manee from Southern Pines. Dr. 
William deB. MacNider's paper, the outcome of re- 
searches aided by a grant from the fund for scientific 
research of the American Medical Association, which 
is entitled, "On the Occurrence and Distribution of 
Potassium in Normal and Nephrophatic Kidney 
Cells," is reprinted from fne Proceedings of the So- 
ciety for Experimental Biology and Medicine, 1915, 
xiii, 10-12. The record is made of the microcbemical 
demonstration of potassium in the kidney cells of 
thirty-four dogs. It is another contribution to the 
great problem being so ably studied in our labora- 
tories by Dr. MacNider and the men under his di- 
rection. The number concludes with an extended re- 
view of Professor William Cain's path-breaking 
work : "Earth Pressure, Retaining Walls and Bins" 
(John Wiley i: Sons, Inc., New York, 1916). In 
this book, the factor of cohesion in earth is for the 
first time fully recognized and scientifically ti'eated. 
However, the reviewer points out that Professor 
Cain's book is unique in respect of being the first 
work in any language to develop a general graphical 
method for the treatment of the phenomenon of earth 
pressure. As the result of Professor Cain's work, 
pointing out the need for extensive experimentation 
in the friction and cohesion of earths, the sub-com- 
mittee on earth pressures of the American Society 
of Civil Engineers have offered to carry on the ex- 
perimentation so urgently needed at the Pittsburgh 
laboratory of the U. S. Bureau of Standards. 

S. R. Winters, formerly in charge of the press ser- 
vice of the University and at present a writer of 
special magazine articles on the development of the 
South, is a contributor to the Independent of Febru- 
ary fourth. The article deals with the public health 
work carried on in Durham County by the State 
Board of Health. 

issue of The Nation. Mr. Foerster's conclusions are 
that to Whittier nature meant "a medicinal power 
whose sovereign virtue was the sense of peace and 
uprightness that it imparted, and it meant further, 
in his contemplative hours, a source of analogies with 
the last mysteries of life." The article is also inter- 
esting because it distinguishes between Whittier's 
"solid presentation of the dangers of the nature cult" 
and the surrender to these dangers by Whitman, 
Jeffries, and even Wordsworth and Thoreau. Of 
Whitman as a nature poet Professor Foerster has 
written in the current number of the Publications 
of the Modern Language Association. Both of these 
articles give testimony to Professor Foerster's crit- 
ical acumen, and help to explain why the editor of 
The Dial, a journal which ranks with The Nation 
as an authority in current criticism, recently named 
him, with other well known American critics, as a 
member of its regular staff. 

The long-awaited biography of O. Henry, North 
Carolina's great short-story writer, by Dr. C. Al- 
phonso Smith, formerly of this University, has re- 
cently appeared from the press of Doubleday, Page & 
Co. It is given extended review in a recent (Dec. 
28, 1916) issue of the Dial (Chicago) by Dr. Archi- 
bald Henderson. 


On February 22nd, while the Review was in 
press, President Wallace Carl Riddick, A. B. 1885, 
was formally inaugurated as President of the North 
Carolina College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts. 
President Graham, of the University, participated in 
the inaugural ceremonies, being the speaker repre- 
senting the State institutions. Dr. C. L. Raper rep- 
resented the University as the official delegate of the 

Professor Foerster, of the Department of English. 
is the author of an interesting article on "Nature in 
Whittier," which was a feature article in a recent 


Thi' fourth annual Road Institute of North Caro- 
lina, held at the University last week, was attended 
by 130 engineers, patrolmen, and otners interested in 
road building, who came from 42 counties in the 
slate and from outside. Those directing the Insti- 
tute pronounced it the most successful so far held. 
A practical turn was given to the entire meeting, and 
all the speeches and papers read treated different 
problems of administration, maintenance, patroling, 
and choice of routes. Some of the best highway engi- 
neers and road experts in the country appeared on the 
several programs. One county highway engineer 
brought 15 patrolmen with him. 




On January 25th the Board of Trustees held its 
regular January meeting in the office of Governor 
T. W. Bickett, at Raleigh, and recommended an an- 
nual maintenance appropriation of $105,000.00 to 
meet the needs of the University in the next two 
years. Governor Bickett presided at the meeting as 
chairman of the board, which reviewed the report of 
the president, reviewed the budget, and made recom- 

The needs of the institution were outlined as fol- 
lows: The completion of the plant that supplies 
light, heat and power to the University; provision 
for the deficit in maintenance for the past two years ; 
the provision of such new dormitory accommodations 
as will provide at least partial remedy for the con- 
dition that less than half of the student body can 
room on the campus ; the renovation of the old dorm- 
itories; a laboratory for physics and allied sciences; 
definite and adequate provision for the summer school 
and the extension work ; a recitation building ; neces- 
sary additions to the present teaching staff ; addition- 
al departmental equipment and provision for in- 
creased cost of operating material; increased salary 
for members of the present staff; remodelling the 
chapel to provide an adequate auditorium for chapel 
and other University exercises; a geological labora- 

These were presented as actual urgent needs; but 
the budget proposed does not provide for immediate 
relief. It provides for carrying forward the work of 
the institution on the present basis of operation and 
for reasonable growth and strength. A maintenance 
appropriation of $165,000.00 was recommended and 
strongly endorsed by the board. On the side of per- 
manent improvements which for many years have 
been urgently needed the board took the position that 
the clearly wise policy would be the adoption now by 
the State of a definite building program to cover a 
period of five or ten years. 

A gift of $20,000 from the late Dr. Joseph Hewitt 
to establish a loan fund for needy students was an- 
nounced and a committee appointed to draft rules 
and regulations for its administration. It was also 
ordered that tablets to the memory of Col. Thomas 
Kenan, Richard H. Battle, Col. A. B. Andrews, Col. 
Paul B. Means, Major W. A. Guthrie and Col. W. 
H. S. Burgwyn be erected in Memorial Hall. 

Resolutions were adopted in regard to the services 
of the late Henry A. Gilliam, and a committee ap- 
pointed to draw similar resolutions in memory of 
Major W. A. Guthrie, for many years one of the most ~ 
active members of the Board of Trustees. 

A request from certain students that steps be taken 
to establish a voluntary military corps for training 
of reserve officers was referred to the executive com- 
mittee with power to act on recommendation of the 
University faculty. 

Messrs. Victor S. Bryant, William P. Bynum, 
Julian S. Carr, Josephus Daniels, and R. D. W. 
Connor were elected members of the executive com- 
mittee for a term of three years. 

The following members of the Board of Trustees 
were present: 

E. A. Abernethy, J. O. Atkinson, Victor S. Bry- 
ant, Perrin Busbee, W. H. S. Burgwyn, W. P. By- 
num, Bennehan Cameron, J. M. Carson, R. D. W. 
Connor, Fred J. Coxe, John S. Cuningham, W. R. 
Dalton, R. A. Doughton, R. C. Ellis, W. N. Everett, 
John W. Graham, James A. Gray, Jr., J. Bryan 
Grimes, L. T. Hartsell, C. E. Harvey, M. J. Haw- 
kins, John Sprunt Hill, J. W. Hinsdale, Jr., F. P. 
Hobgood, W. Stamps Howard, R. S. Hutchison, 
J. Y. Joyner, John C. Lamb, R. H. Lewis, P. J. 
Long, A. G. Mangum, J. S. Manning, Walter Mur- 
phy, James D. Proctor, R. B. Redwine, George M. 
Rose, A. M. Scales, Charles Lee Smith, W. F. Tay- 
lor, T. D. Warren, Leslie Weil, W. T. Whitsett, J. 
K. Wilson, Graham Woodard, Charles W. Worth. 
President E. K~. Graham' was also present. 


Twelve students from the University Law School 
received license to practice in North Carolina at the 
examination conducted by the State Supreme Court 
in February. In addition three alumni not going 
direct from the University Law School received li- 
cense. The list follows : 

K. J. Nixon, New Bern; Wm. Graves, Mt. Airy; 
R. L. Brinkley, Elm City; W. L. Thorpe, Rocky 
Mount ; H. G. Winslow, Hertford ; H. H. Crawford, 
Waynesville ; A. L. Ramsey, Franklin ; J. R. Den- 
ton, Tarboro ; I. R. Williams, Faison ; J. F. Hackler, 
Sparta ; L. B. Angel, Franklin ; T. W. Ruffin, Louis- 
burg; G. S. Dixon, Beaufort; H. S. Fenner, Hali- 
fax ; Avery Gaylord, Plymouth. 

Of this number, six have located as follows: Wm. 
Graves, Mt. Airy ; K. J. Nixon, New Bern ; W. L. 
Thorpe, Rocky Mount ; I. R. Williams, Dunn ; J. R. 
Denton, Salisbury; H. H. Crawford, Waynesville. 

J. M. Parker, of the class of 1916, president of 
the Y. M. C. A. last year, and for three years a 
member of the Carolina football team, is engaged in 
Y. M. C. A. work at the Colorado School of Mines, 
Golden, Col. 




of the 

Officers of the Association 

Julian S. Carr, '66 President 

E. R. Rankin, '13 Secretary 


E. Ft. RANKIN 13, Alumni Editor 


The Guilford County Alumni Association held its annual 
banquet February 10th at the State Normal College, Greens- 
boro. There was a large attendance, 75 persons being present 
and the occasion was a very successful and enjoyable one. 
A. L. Brooks, of the local bar; presided as toastmaster. The 
speakers were : C. C. Frazier, Judge W. P. Bynum, and 
Prof. E. C. Branson, from the University. Judge Bynum 
spoke on "The Needs of the University" and advocated a 
bond issue of one million dollars by the State for the growth, 
welfare and development of the University and the State 
Normal College. Such a bond issue, Judge Bynum said, would 
be not only a wise increase of investment but would prove 
in his opinion, early exceedingly popular. Prof. Branson 
gave the alumni an outline of accomplishments of the Uni- 
versity in its State-wide service. He emphasized the pressing 
need of more money, of greater State fostering. His address 
was heard with keen interest by the alumni. 


— Dr. L. L. Mial, a native of Wake County, is a physician of 
New York City, with offices 139 W. 12th St. 
— J. D. Gunter lives in Sanford. He is president of the Lee 
County Alumni Association. 

— Rev. F. N. Skinner is an Episcopal minister at Ridgeway, 
S. C. 

— M. C. Braswell has a large general mercantile, cotton, and 
peanut business at Battleboro. He is one of Edgecombe 
County's leading citizens. 

— Thos. D. Stokes is farming at Elk Hill, Va. 
— R. T. Bryan is president of a Baptist Seminary in China. 
— C. W. Worth is head of the Cape Fear Machine Co., Wil- 
— Dr. G. W. Whitsett is a dentist of Greensboro. 

— Ira T. Turlington, formerly superintendent of Johnston 
County schools, and later superintendent at Mount Airy, is a 
patient at the State Sanatorium. He hopes soon to be on his 
feet again. 

— N. F. Heitman is a successful lawyer of Kansas City, 
Missouri. His offices are 734 New York Life Building. 
— Geo. D. Pool is a farmer, living near Elizabeth City. 

— Rev. J. A. Bryan is pastor of the Third Presbyterian 
Church of Birmingham, Alabama. 

— Rev. N. H. D. Wilson, formerly pastor of St. Paul's Church 

at Goldsboro, has taken up his new duties as pastor of the 
Methodist church at Louisburg. 

— F. F. Patterson holds an important position on the editorial 
staff of the Baltimore Sun. He has been with this paper for 
a number of years. 

— H. A. London, Jr., is engaged in the insurance business at 

— W. M. Curtis is secretary and treasurer of the -Greensboro 
College for Women. 
— S. H. Kell is farming near Fort Mill, S. C. 

— H. J. Darnall holds a professorship in the department of 
modern languages of the University of Tennessee at Knox- 

— Geo. P. Howell, a member of the Corps of Engineers of 
the U. S. Army, has recently been promoted to the rank of 
lieutenant-colonel. He is at present stationed at Brownsville, 
Texas, with the troops on the Mexican border. 

— The marriage of Mrs. Lily Kenan Flagler and former 
Judge Robert Worth Bingham, LLB. '97, occurred Novem- 
ber 15th in New York City. They live in Louisville, Ky., 
where Mr. Bingham is engaged in the practice of law. 
— Win, Henry Wills, a native of Halifax County, and at one 
time a resident of Greensboro, is engaged in journalistic 
work in New York City. His address is 6 Harrison St. 
— Geo. E. Ransom, of Weldon, who has large farming in- 
terests in Halifax and Northampton counties along the Roa- 
noke River, is president of the Catawba Trust Company, 
a newly organized banking institution at Hickory. 


— Dr. L. H. Merritt is a successful physician at Forest City, 

— R. T. Wyche is a well-known lecturer and story teller. 
— Dr. F. M. Clarke is a physician of Middleton. 
— Alf S. Barnard, quarter-back on the famous 1892 football 
team, has recently removed from Asheville, where he had been 
practicing law since his graduation, and relocated in New 
York City. He has formed a partnership under the style of 
Massey, Barnard, and Lowe, at 61 Broadway. 

— Dr.- Owen Kenan is driving one of the American Field 
Ambulances at the battle line near Verdun, France. He has 
been praised by General Blondin, commanding a French di- 
vision at Verdun, for courage and devotion. 
— Jesse M. Oldham is a prominent insurance man of Char- 
lotte, being general agent of the New York Life Insurance 
Co. He is a former president of the Mecklenburg County 
Alumni Association. 

— Dr. Chas. Roberson, a native of Chapel Hill, is a well- 
known and successful physician of Greensboro. 
— Epsey W. Brawley is president of the Dixie Cotton Mill 
Co., at Mooresville. 

— T. G. Cooper, the original "Cherokee" Cooper, is in the 
lumber business in Asheville. 

— M. B. Aston is general manager of the Storm Cloud Mining 
Co., Goldficld, Nevada. 

— Jas. A. Gwyn is with the Arlington Company, 725 Broad- 
way, New York City. 



— A. H. London, of Pittsboro, has been elected secretary and 
treasurer of the J. M. Odell Mfg. Co., which operates a cot- 
ton mill at Bynum, to succeed his father, the late Capt. W. L. 

— R. T. Wills is secretary and treasurer of the Wills Book and 
Stationery Co., Greensboro. 

— Andrew Syme is traveling freight agent of the Seaboard 
Air Line Railway with headquarters at Raleigh. 

— David J. Craig is secretary and treasurer of the Henkel- 
Craig Live Stock Co., Statesville. 

— Dr. Wm. Starr Myers is assistant professor of History and 
Politics in Princeton University. He is a popular lecturer 
before the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences. He is 
at present giving a course of lectures before the Institute on 
"American Political History." 


— F. W. Miller is superintendent of the Semet-Salvay Co., 
Holt, Ala. 

— Miss Lila B. Markham and Mr. W. J. Brogden were mar- 
ried January 9th at the home of the bride's mother in Dur- 
ham. Mr. Brogden was a member of the first debating team 
to represent Carolina in victorious intercollegiate contest. He 
is a member of the Durham bar and served as the very pop- 
ular mayor of Durham from 1911 until 1915. 
— Dr. Charles Hughes Johnston is professor of secondary 
education in the University of Illinois at Urbana. He is 
editor of the Journal of School Administration, one of the 
leading educational publications of the country, and is the 
author of several books. 

— Cameron F. MacRae is U. S. Title Examiner for the 
Pisgah Forest area and is located at Asheville. 

J. E. Latta. Secretary, 207 E. Ohio St., Chicago, 111. 
■ — Dr. John Roy Williams is a physician at Asheville. 
— G. R. Swink is a member of the law firm of Baird and 
Svvink, Norfolk, Va. 

— Dr. Joel D. Whitaker, a specialist of Indianapolis, is ex- 
pected to visit friends in Raleigh soon. 

— Robert H. Sykes, of Durham, has accepted the position of 
assistant attorney-general of North Carolina, with offices in 

W. S. Bernard, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Isaac F. Harris is a chemist located 233 Harrison. Ave., 
New Brunswick, N. J. 

— Rev. T. A. Cheatham is rector of the Episcopal Church in 
Pinehurst. He preached the University sermon for No- 

— The marriage of Miss Adelaide Avery Erwin and Mr. Wil- 
liam Elliott White occurred January 3rd at the home of the 
bride's mother in Morganton. They live in Graham where 
Mr. White is secretary and treasurer of the Travora Mfg. 

— Zeb V. Long, Law '00, is a member of the legal firm of Long 
and Scott, Statesville. 
— Luther M. Carlton, Law '00, is an attorney of Roxboro. 

Dr. J. G. Murphy, Secretary, Wilmington, N. C. 
— J. T. Dortch practices law in Oklahoma City. Okla., with 
offices 402-3 State National Bank Building. 
— Rev. N. G. Newman is a member of the faculty of Defiance 
College, Defiance, Ohio. 

— The engagement of Miss Ellen Phifer Gibson, of Concord, 
and Mr. Cameron McRae, of Chapel Hill, has been an- 
nounced. The wedding will occur in February. 
— J. W. Turrentine is to supervise the work carried on by 
the U. S. Bureau of Standards in demonstrating on a com- 
mercial scale the various processes for extracting potash and 
by-products from kelp. The plant will be established on the 
coast of Southern California. 

— J. S. Atkinson is a prominent business man of Elkin, in- 
terested in the mercantile business and real estate. He is 
also a member of the firm of the Elkin Light and Power Co. 
— A. E. Woltz, of the law firm of Mangum and Woltz, Gas- 
tonia, has recently added cotton manufacturing to his activ- 
ities and is secretary and treasurer of the Lloyd Cotton Mills, 
of Gastonia. 

— G. V. Cowper is a prominent attorney of Kinston, a former 
president of the Lenoir County Alumni Association. 
— Wm. Davis is farming near St. Pauls. 
— Dr. J. K. Hall and his associates have been very successful 
in the operation of a hospital near Richmond, known as 
Westbrook Sanatorium. 

R. A. Mereitt, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— The marriage of Miss Bessie Payne and Mr. Thomas C. 
Worth took place recently in Norfolk, Va. They live in Dur- 
ham where Mr. Worth is vice-president of the Durham Loan 
and Trust Co. 

— Brent S. Drane is a member of the civil engineering firm of 
Blair and Drane, Charlotte. 

— V. E. Whitaker is engaged in railway traffic business with 
the Alabama Great Southern system at Birmingham, Ala. 
— Dr. J. W. Tankersley, Med. '02, formerly a physician of 
Greensboro, is now located in Wilmington. 
— Dr. C. O. Abernethy is a successful physician of Raleigh 
with offices in the Citizens National Bank building. 


N. W. Walker, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— The engagement of Miss Douglas Hill and Mr. James 
Lathrop Morehead, both of Durham, has been announced. 
— W. A. Graham, of Warrenton, is serving on the Mexican 
border as captain of the Warren Guards. 
— H. R. Weller is with Garrett & Co., Norfolk, Va. 
— B. I. Tart is a bank cashier at Four Oaks. 
— Chas. E. Johnson, Jr., deals in stocks, bonds, and insurance, 
with offices in the Commercial National Bank building, 

— Dr. H. Bailey Chalfaut, Med. '03, practices medicine at 
Mullica Hill, N. J. 

— The marriage of Miss Josephine Mackay and Mr. Thomas 
Lenoir Gwyn took place recently at Christ Church, Raleigh. 
J. A. Gwyn, '96, of New York, was best man at the wedding; 
J. W. Hinsdale, Jr., '00, of Raleigh, and G. L. Jones, '03, of 
Franklin, were groomsmen. Mr and Mrs. Gwyn live at 
Springdale, where Mr. Gwyn has farming and livestock in- 

— Robert P. Howell, a member of the corps of engineers of 
the U. S. Army, has recently been promoted to the rank of 
major. He is stationed at Honolulu. 

- — Curtis Bynum, who organized the White Pine Creameries 
in Asheville, has consolidated the business with the White 
Pine Creamery Co. ; and having secured his law license, has 
entered into a partnership with Thomas Settle in Asheville. 
He won a doctorate in law at the University of Chicago. 




T. F. Hickerson, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Albert L. Cox, of Raleigh, has taken up his duties as judge 
of the Superior Court, fourteenth circuit, to which position 
he was appointed by Governor Craig in December. He held 
his first court at Lillington early in January. 
— Rev. Geo. W. Oldham is a Presbyterian minister at Yancey- 

— Julian Taliaferro, of Charlotte, is connected with the Leaks- 
ville Woolen Mills at Spray. 

— Gray Archer is a bank cashier at Phoenix, Arizona. 
— A. Hall Johnson, after serving as solicitor of the old four- 
teenth judicial district, moved to Asheville about three years 
ago. He has recently entered a law firm whose name is 
Merrimon, Adams, and Johnston. 


W. T. Shore, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 
— The marriage of Miss Ethel Skinner and Mr. Henry Hy- 
man Phillips took place November 15th at St. Paul's Episco- 
pal Church, Greenville. They live in Tarboro where Mr. 
Phillips practices his profession, law. 

— Wade H. Oldham is superintendent of the Ensley blast fur- 
nace of the Tennessee Coal, Iron and Railroad Company, 
Ensley, Ala. He has charge, also, of the Alice furnace in 
Birmingham for the same corporation. 

— S. T. Pender, who is with the Virginia-Carolina Chemical 
Co., at Columbia, S. C, writes that he is glad to hear that 
the N. C.-Va. game will be played on the "Hill" next Thanks- 
giving and that he will be present. 

— Dr. P. B. Ledbetter is a physician with the U. S. Naval 
Hospital, Great Lakes. 111. 

— J. Frazier Glenn is police judge of the city of Asheville, 
having been elected by popular vote in May, 1915, for a term 
of four years. He is making a record in the administration 
of a juvenile court and probation system. 
— Dr. J. V. Howard, formerly of Kinston, is a surgeon in 
the U. S. Navy. 

— Dr. T. W. M. Long, Med. 'OS, practices his profession at 
Roanoke Rapids. He has been instrumental in securing the 
excellent results which have been attained along public health 
lines in Roanoke Rapids. 

John A. Parker, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 
— R. H. McLain is with the General Electric Co., Schenectady, 
N. Y. His address is 111 Wendell Avenue. 
— W. L. Mann, lawyer of Albemarle, has been elected county 
attorney for Stanly County. 

— R. T. Allen is a member of the firm of the Allen-Medley 
Lumber Co., Devereux, Ga. 

— W. V. Pryor is located at Sapulpa, Okla., and is engaged 
in the practice of law. 

— Isaac S. London is well known as editor of the Silcr City 
Grit. He attended the Newspaper Institute held at the Uni- 
versity in December. 

— Herbert H. Moses is a member of the faculty of the Castle 
Heights School, Lebanon, Tenn. 

■ — V. L. Stephenson, formerly with the Charlotte Observer, 
i~ now on the staff of the Philadelphia Press. 


C. L. Weill, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— J. H. D'Almberte is engaged in the insurance and real estate 
business at Pensacola, Fla. 

— Rev. W. A. Jenkins is pastor of the Methodist Church of 

Dallas, and is a popular member of the Gaston County Alumni 


— Victor Williams is located at Hartsville, S. C. 

— Stanley Winborne, of Murfreesboro, is serving again this 

term as a member of the Legislature. 

— Dr. John D. Pemberton, a native of Wadesboro, is making 

a record as surgeon in the Mayo Bros, hospital at Rochester, 


— Junius G. Adams, Law '07, is a member of the law firm of 

Merrimon, Adams, and Johnston, in Asheville. 

— W. S. Hunter is located at Birmingham, Ala. 

— Harvey H. Hughes is an instructor in the department of 

English and Comparative Literature, Columbia University, 

New York City. 

— J. Kay Dixon is assistant cashier of the American National 

Bank, Asheville. 

Jas. A. Gray, Jr., Secretary, Winston-Salem, N. C. 
— The marriage of Miss Louise Finley and Mr. Patrick Mur- 
phy Williams occurred December 14th in the First Presby- 
terian Church of North Wilkesboro. 

— W. C. Raper, after holding a position in the district freight 
office of the Southern Railway in Asheville, has accepted a 
place with the Tennessee and North Carolina Railroad. He 
is in charge of the rate office and his headquarters are at 
Newport, Tenn. 

— Win. Gates Phillips was born November 22nd, the son of 
Mr. and Mrs. Drury M. Phillips, of Port Arthur, Texas. 

O. C. Cox, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— H. C. Barbee is cashier of the Peoples Bank of East 

■ — Dr. B. K. Blalock practices his profession, medicine, at his 
home town, Norwood. He is married. 
— Milo J. Jones is practicing law in Shreveport, La. 
— W. L. Wetzell, Ph. G. '09, formerly with the Torrence 
Drug Co., at Gastonia, is now with the Seminole Mills, of 
the same city. 

-—Jas. S. Patterson, of Chapel Hill, has located in Durham for 
the practice of law with offices in the First National Bank 


J. R. Nixon, Secretary, Cherryville, N. C. 
— The marriage of Miss Audrey Pruden and Mr. Joseph Rob- 
ert Nixon occurred December 27th in the Baptist Church at 
Severn. After a honeymoon in Florida, Mr. and Mrs. Nixon 
are at home in Cherryville. where Mr. Nixon is superintend- 
ent of schools. 

— J. A. Highsmith is head of the Training School at the State 
Xnrmal College, Greensboro. 

— R. Grady Rankin has recently organized a cotton mill cor- 
poration at Gastonia known as the Pinkney Mills, Inc., of 
which he is president and treasurer. He is also vice-president 
of the Gastonia Insurance and Realty Company. 
— T. P. Nash, Jr., continues as a member of the faculty of 
the medical department of the University of Tennessee, at 

— Dr. D. B. Sloan, of Ingold, has joined the medical corps of 
the North Carolina National Guard on duty at the Mexican 
— C. L. Bransford is a chemist at Gadsden. Ala. 



— Jno. M. Reeves is connected with the Hunter Mfg. & Com- 
mission Co., 58-60 Worth St., New York City. 
— Albert Stewart is assistant cashier of the Cumberland Sav- 
ings and Trust Co., Fayetteville. He was married recently. 
— Dr. L. DeK. Belden continues with the Roosevelt Hospital, 
New York City. 

— O. A. Hamilton is representative in North Carolina for the 
American Book Co., with headquarters in Raleigh. 
■ — M. S. Beam is superintendent of the Lincolnton schools. 
He is also secretary and treasurer of the Seth Lumber Com- 
pany, Lincolnton. 

— Dr. Hugh A. Thompson is a physician of Raleigh with 
offices in the Woodward building. 

— J. D. Eason, Jr., continues to be successfully engaged in 
the practice of law at Whitehall, Montana. 


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

—The marriage of Miss Edna Lynch and Mr. William Henry 

Jones occurred December 27th at the home of the bride's 

parents in Fairview. 

— Dr. P. W. Fetzcr is an interne with the Willard Parker 
Hospital, New York City. 

■ — Dr. J. R. Allison practices medicine at Hazelton, Pa. 
—Dr. J. S. Milliken is a physician with, the Dare Lumber 
Company at Buffalo City. 

— D. A. Lynch, Law '11, is located at Fort Stanton, N. M. 
—Dr. S. W. Thompson is on the staff of the N. C. Sanitor- 
ium, at Sanitorium. 

— J. Stacy Boyce, is secretary and treasurer of the National 
Realty Co., Gastonia. 

— Wm. B. Ellis, Jr., is connected with the Southern Public 
Utilities Company at Winston-Salem. 

— 'George Graham is a capable newspaper man on the staff 
of the Asheville limes. 

— Dr. W. P. Belk, who lately completed an eighteen months 
service in the Episcopal Hospital in Philadelphia, has accepted 
an offer to serve in the American war hospital in Paris. He 

d on January 27th. 
— The marriage of Miss Edna Wharton and Mr. E. C. Mc- 
Lean occurred recently at the home of the bride's parents in 
McLeansburg. They live in New York City. 
—Henry Clark Smith, Episcopal minister at Jerome, Arizona, 
writes: "Have just read the entire contents of the current 
number of the Review, not omitting Cy Thompson's ad. 
Once I get my hands on the Ai.umni Review I can never 
put it down 'till it's all read." 


C. E. Norman, Secretary, Columbia, S. C. 
— Lawrence H. Wilkinson has been elected assistant treas- 
urer of the Elizabeth Mills, Charlotte. 

—The marriage of Miss .Myrtle Bryant and Mr. Carlisle W. 
ins occurred November 25th at the home of the bride's 
its in Bridle Creek, Ya. Mr. Higgins is a lawyer of 

—Dr. R. K. Adams, Med. '12, is on the staff of the State Hos- 
pital at Raleigh. 

—Rev. W. P. Cline, Jr., is pastor of Christ English Lutheran 
Church, Birmingham, Alabama. His address is 811 Ridgely 

— J. G. Leatherwood, Law '12, is making a success in the 
practice of law at Greenville, S. C. 

— C. R. Thomas, Jr., has been appointed division engineer in 
the Kentucky Highway Department. 

— James L. Orr is instructor in physical education in the 
University of Cincinnati. He looks forward to being on the 
"Hill" for the 1912 reunion at commencement. 
— R. L. Van Poole conducts a large automobile sales house 
and garage at Salisbury. 

— B. V. Henry is a lawyer at Wadesboro, a member of the 
firm of Brock and Henry. 

— Jas. R. Craven is forecasting for the U. S. Weather Bureau 
at Argo, Alaska. 

— H. S. Chambers is a successful merchant of Asheville, a 
member of the firm of the Boston Shoe Store. 

A. L. M. Wiggins., Secretary, Hartsville, S. C. 
The following letter has been received by the secretary 
from a "nineteen-thirteener :" 

Dear Wiggins : 

I feel constrained to drop you, our honorable Secretary, a 
few lines, as all good Thirteeners should do. There is so 
much a Carolina man has to be thankful for this year, I think 
we should be congratulating one another — and the Virginia 
victory is by no means the smallest of our joys. 

I hope business is prosperous with you, and that you weren't 
divorced from any "war brides" in the late scramble. I have 
been at Wisconsin for the past two years — Assistant in Ameri- 
can History for the first two years and Fellow this time. I 
hope to take my Ph. D. in June, and will then be out on the 
cold world again. If you hear of any good jobs for a history 
man, why, just pass along the tip. I hope we get in the 
field early for the biggest reunion ever. 

Best wishes to you and yours and all good Nineteen- 

E. Merton Coulter. 

502 N. Henry St., Madison, Wis. 
— F. R. Weaver holds a position with the Western Cartridge 

springfield, 111. His address is 523 S. 6th St.. Sprii 
— W. N. Post is engaged in the banking business in Xew 
York City. 

— I. R. Williams received license to practice law at the Su- 
preme Court examination and has located at Dunn. 
— J. W. Carti r, formerly of Petersburg, Va., spent a few 
on the "Hill" in February. 
Oscar Leach, Secretary, Raeford, N. C. 
— Baldwin Maxwell is taking graduate work in English at 
the University of Cricago. He holds a fellowship. 
— J. T. Pritchett received license to practice law at the recent 
Supreme Court examination and has located at Len iir. 
— T. I. Jones is taking a post-graduate course at Columbis 

B. L. Feild, Secretary, Wilson. N. C. 
— The marriage of Miss Vera Mae Howell and Mr. Matthew 
A. Stroup, both of Cherryville, occurred January 16th. 
— R. M. Howewood is with the Lassiter Construction Co., 
at Wilson. 

— R. G. Fitzgerald is principal of the Benson high school. 

H. B. Hester, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— J. M. Huske is teaching in the Horner School, Charlotte. 
— J. P. Shrago is engaged in the wholesale dry goods and no- 
tions business at Goldsboro. 
— F. O. Clarkson is studying law at the University. 



— F. H. Elsom is engaged in electrical engineering work at 
Bluefield. W. Va. 


— E. Bancker Smedcs, A. B. 1883, died February 1st from an 
attack of pneumonia at his home near Boonton, N. J. De- 
ceased was a native of Raleigh but located soon after 
graduation in New York City, where he had since been con- 
nected witli the Atlantic Mutual Marine Insurance Co. Fun- 
eral services were conducted from the Church of the Good 
Shepherd, Raleigh. He was a brother of Mrs. J. S. Holmes, 
of Chapel Hill. 



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ami acts in a direct confident! il c | acity that shields 
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Alumni Coyalty fund 

"One for all, ana all for one " 


A. M. SCALES, '92 
E. K. GRAHAM, '98 
J. A. GRAY, Jr., '08 
D. F. RAY, '09 

New Voluntary Enlistment in the Great Army of the Carolina Alumni, Under the 
Banner of the Alumni Loyalty Fund, Since Last Announced: 



W. J. 
G. P. 
J. W. 
R. G. 
A. B. 
A. L. 
G. S. 
H. H. 
J. E. 
F. M. 

H. Battle 
N. Wilson 
G. Wright 
Ferguson, Jr. 



1902 R. L. Godwin 

02 Quentin Gregory 

03 W. R. Capehart 

03 R. B. Collins 

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

04 P. A. Lee 

05 Irving C. Long 

05 J. L. Wade 

06 F. M. Weller 

06 A. H. Bahnson 

07 J. W. Wilson 

08 H. B. Gunter 

1909 John W. Umstead, Jr. 

09 Clarence J. Smith 

10 W. R. Baugness 

11 W. B. Byrd 
11 M. A. White 

11 C. M. Waynick 
11 J. S. Koiner 

11 M. H. Jones 

12 C. Walton Johnson 

12 W. E. Wakeley 

13 R. W. Jemigan 

13 J. Oliver Overcash 
13 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 $ annually, 

payable of each year; at which time please send 

notice. I reserve the right to revoke at will. 

Name (Class) 




Pickard's Transfer 

Chaprl Hill, N. C. 


A. A. PICKARD ... - Manager 

The Peoples National Bank 

Winston-Salem, N. C. 

Capital $300,000.00 United Stales Depositary 

J. W. FRIES, Pres. Win. A. BLAIR. Vice-Pres. 

M. S. LEWIS. Cashier 

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 

Ice Cream and Frozen Desserts 

of all kinds. Special attention given University and 

College banquets and entertainments. Phone 178 



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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 
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Complete Line of Shoes and Haberdashery 
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Ninety-five per cent, of men engaged in business fail. 
Ninety per cent, of children who enter school at age of six have to 

stop before completing the eighth grade, to go to work. 
Nine out often men leave no estate. 

Life insurance companies are distributing more than $2,000,000 
per day. 
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perform this service in a more satisfactory manner than the STATE MUTUAL — 73 years old. 
We need a few dependable men as agents in this state. 






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Steel electrically lighted Diners on all through 
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Extremely Low Winter Excursion Rates 

For rates, schedules, etc., call on your nearesl 
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Norfolk. Vi. CHARLES R. CAPPS, 1st. V-Pres., Raleigh, N. C. 

Norfolk, Va. 


Odell Hardware 

Cnmnflnv qreensboro, 


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. Pender graft 

Pioneer Auto Man 

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

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Next to Bank of Chapel Hill 

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2:30 and 4:00 p. m. 

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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. We have nothing but ser- 
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What Put the Pep in Uncle George? 

"Well, George," languidly remarked a friend as he oozed into George's 
office on a day when the heat was horrible, "what makes you look so disgustingly 
chipper? From the way you are working anyone would think you had swallow- 
ed an electric fan or held a first mortgage on the Fountain of Youth." 

"You were right the last time, old man." replied George, "only I have no 
mortgage on the fountain, I'm just one of the great army of consumers. The 
big fountain, is at New Bern, North Carolina. I just have a drinking acquain- 
tance with it, though I have established sort of a branch fountain here in the 
office. It's a case of Pepsi-Cola that's put the pep in your Uncle George." 

"Pepsi-Cola, why that's this pure fruit drink people are talking about. 
Where did you get the idea that it will give the knockout to this heat? I tell 
you the thermometer has broken the rcord for running high jump and I feel 
like a boiled dinner. What can Pepsi-Cola do but cool you off for a minute ?" 

"What does Pepsi-Cola do ? I'll show you. We will tap a bottle right 
now. I keep it in the office and every time the heat tries to convict me I prove 
an alibi with Pepsi-Cola. It's making the wife and kids happy and healthy 
and it's helping me get the work done on schedule." 

"George, I believe you are right, I feel more like a man already." 

Pepsi-Cola is served at all soda fountains 
and carbonated in bottles 


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