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| Volume VI 


Number 6 







MARCH, 1Q18 



Is All Well? — Firm Faith in the Future — Power to 

Stick — Morale Excellent — A Look Ahead — Not 

a Mere Guess — One of These Days — The 

Carolina European Fellowship Fund — 

Why Not a Flag Pole?— Attention 




If You Want the Carolina Men at the Front in 

France to Know You Think of Them, 

Here's Your Chance 


Alumni Assistance Is Needed in Keeping the Ranks 



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Volume VI 

MARCH, 1918 

Number 6 


In a communication appearing on another page, 

Hugh Hester, '16, writing from A. P. 0. No. 704, 

asked the very significant question, How 

ALL ^ ^ n University stood the first shock of 

the war and sustained the drain of man 

power incident to it ? It is the sort of question which, 

whether phrased just that way or otherwise, sooner 

or later appears in all the letters from Carolina men 

at the front. It is the equivalent of How is Alma 

Mater in these new uncertain days ? 

The Review cannot give a complete, satisfying 

answer, because it does not know all the facts, but 

it welcomes the opportunity of attempting one. 

□ □□ 

Carolina has felt the shock of war. May eight to 

fourteen, 1917, marked the sudden going of some 

two hundred of the student body 

FIRM FAITH IN • t training or direct into ser- 

THE FUTURE . i • ., . u 

vice, and since then its older men 

have steadily left the class room for the camp. The 
first day of Commencement, 1917, with senior ranks 
badly reduced, was decidedly depressing. But with 
the return of loyal sons on alumni day, and the rec- 
ord-breaking attendance of Commencement day, the 
feeling of depression vanished, and since the hour of 
new consecration in Memorial Hall on June 6, de- 
spite her losses and the changing conditions with 
which she has been confronted, Carolina has been 
certain of her course and has met every new situation 
promptly and with faith in her future. 


The Summer School furnished the first concrete 
evidence of the University's staying power. One 
thousand students were registered by 
July one, and by October first, through 
the united support of alumni, a fresh- 
man class of 324, with other classes and schools show- 
ing from fifty to ninety per cent, usual strength, had 
settled down to serious work at the Hill. 

The adoption of thoroughly organized military 
training showed the ability to make immediate and 
thoroughly adequate readjustments. Five or six hun- 
dred students donned khaki and went to drilling. 
And they are still drilling, with the result that 



alumni officers from the training camps find them 
showing the form of regulars, and the government 
permits, under certain limitations, engineering stu- 
dents subject to the draft to continue their work 
until they complete their course. 


In spirit, or morale, the percentage figure is an 
even hundred. Resultant action has not graded so 
high. But the student body has cheer- 
fully accepted the changed conditions 
and the faculty has readjusted itself 
promptly to the new conditions. The curriculum, 
where possible, has been changed to meet the require- 
ments of the hour, and the University has placed 
itself in the front rank of those American institutions 
which have demonstrated real leadership in the 
world crisis. 

□ □□ 

So much for the war situation. The problems of 
peace and the future have not failed of considera- 
tion. Steps have been taken to increase 
AwwAn ^ e a * teim ance of women in the future. 
Through the purchase of the Herty collec- 
tion of chemistry journals the foundation for after- 
the-war training in chemical engineering has been 
made firmer. And similarly through the approval 
of plans for a hundred thousand dollar building for 
Physics, Electrical and Civil Engineering, and 
Mathematics, the development of a more effective 
school of applied science is contemplated. Most 
important of all, the most difficult problem of apply- 
ing the Bingham bequest to the strengthening and 
wise enlargement of the faculty has been seriously 
begun, and the University has definitely committed 
itself to the task of shaping itself into a finer instru- 
ment for the educational and spiritual leadership of 
the State and Nation. 


Of course The Review may be mistaken in theso 
opinions. But from a careful study of the institu- 
tion at work, and from an equally 
NOT A MERE f , i ■•, ,. , , . 

careiul and wide reading of alumni 

publications of other colleges and 
universities, it is absolutely sure that to date Caro- 




lina has been far more successful than the average 
American college and university in maintaining 
normal standards, registration, etc., and meeting the 
complex problems with which she has been confront- 
ed, and while doing that has also kept well in hand 
the planning of her future position of power. So 
far, in spite of the war and its tendency to demoral- 
ization, the future is bright and full of hope. 

Announcement has been made that the State 
Building Commission has approved preliminary 
plans for the erection of a building 
for the departments of Mathematics, 
Physics, and Civil and Electrical 
Engineering and has authorized its construction at 
a cost of from $80,000 to $100,000. Architect Hook 
is now perfecting detailed plans and one of these 
days it is hoped the building will he begun. 

But it is not so much the new building The Re- 
view is thinking of, as the space in the Alumni 
Building now occupied by the departments of Phy- 
sics and Electrical Engineering which will he re- 
leased, and its future utilization. 

The Review doesn't know just what plans Super- 
intendent of Buildings and Grounds Woollen may 
have in his mind, hut it will wager that the follow- 
ing will receive consideration: (1) Adequate space, 
with the necessary clerical staff, will be provided for 
handling the various publications of the University. 
At present the University is issuing Studies in Phi 
lology, The Sprunt Historical Publications, The 
Journal of the Elisha Mitchell Scientific Society. 
The Record, Extension Leaflets, The Review, The 
News Letter, The High School Journal, and other 
occasional publications, each of which is sent to a 
"special mailing list and handled by a different edi- 
torial board, with the result that no one can tell just 
what, publications have been sent to any one individ- 
ual address during the year. Subscriptions lists, 
stenciled mailing lists, addressographs, envelopes 
bearing the proper titles of the respective publica- 
tions, records of issues, etc., will be provided for, and 
all orders and requests for publications will he def- 
initely placed and filled — one of these days! 

(2) Together with this will come the utilization 
of the third floor and basement for storage purposes. 
Supplies for the various departments will he syste- 
matically placed and a store-keeper will be on duty 
for full time so that the physical needs of the Uni- 
versity may be promptly met. 

(3) The Review believes that a special stenogra- 
pher will be provided for in the reorganization, with 

office and equipment, to take care of faculty corre- 
spondence concerning University matters, to operate 
mimeographs and multigraphs, etc., and to prepare 
copies of examination and other necessary papers. 

(4) The Review does not wager that a special 
over-flow room for members of the faculty between 
classes will be provided, but it can see how this might 
add greatly to the convenience of those who under 
present conditions are forced out of their classrooms 
between classes and have no place to go to except the 
college offices in which work is being carried on. 

When this shall have come to pass, it will be in 
order to unite these new offices, together witli the 
present administrative offices of the building, by 
means of an intra-campus telephone system. All of 
which may sound too idealistic for Chapel Hill, but 
Tjik Review believes it will come — one of these 
days ! 


Once upon a time when the Editor's time was de- 
voted wholly to the Library and not required for the 
writing of notes like this or vari- 
THE CAROLINA ^ ^^gg the very pleas- 

EUROPEAN FEL- . ,. ° ' -j i.- v 

LOWSHIP FUND uliLi compliment was paid mm by 
President Venable to the effect 
that he (the Editor) evidently lay awake at night 
thinking of ways in which the University might 
spend money on the Library. It may be that the 
alumni think in this day of Liberty Loans, Red 
Cross Campaigns, War Saving Stamp Drives, Y. M. 
C. A. Contributions, not to mention sundry income 
taxes, increased cost of flour, meal, cigars, et cetera, 
et cetera, it is gratuitous to propose another fund 
and urge subscriptions to it. But it is the duty — in 
this instance a most pleasant one — of the Editor to 
rally the brethren to the support of good causes. And 
so we do. Read elsewhere the plan reaching the 
Carolina men at the front and send your contribu- 
tion for that purpose to Secretary Rankin. 


During last Commencement, possibly on Alumni 
Day, The Review seems to remember hearing some- 
thing about a flag pole for the Uni- 
WHY NOT A ver!9uy — a big up-standing, sky- 
FLAG POLE? . ,, b ', .,, a & . J 

scraping flag pole, with flag stream- 
ing in the breeze. At the time, The Review was 
not seriously impressed with the idea, but it is now. 
During the year, hundreds of our men have joined 
the colors. They are braving death on a foreign 
field in order that what it symbolizes may abide in 
the earth. 

To this end, The Review has kept a small file of 



illustrations, data, etc., relating to this particular 
subject which it will gladly furnish to that class or 
alumnus who wishes to place a permanent, worthy 
flag staff on the campus. 


We call the attention of every alumnus to four 

extremely important matters: 

The first is that Commencement 
ATTENTION j g oulv two and a hal f mont hs off, 

EVERYBODY ' , ,, . . A . ,„ 1y i ' 

and every class that is due to hold a 

reunion should exert every effort to bring its full 
membership to the Hill. And every alumnus who 
dues not belong to a class scheduled to return, should 
come back for the very special reason that Alma 
Mater, in the midst of this world crisis, needs the 
loyal presence and support of everyone of her sons. 
The second is that the Summer School begins in 
ninety days. It must go forward in spite of the 
shock of war and the competition occasioned by the 
establishment of other schools established in the 

The third is similar. Read the appeal of Albert 
( loates, of the Xorth Carolina Club, to you to assist 
in bringing the graduates of the high schools to Caro- 
lina. Lloyd George says to the Allies that they 
must go on or go under. Coates makes it pretty 
clear that the high school boys must go on now or go 
under in after-the-war days. It rests largely with 
you as to whether the enrollment for 1918-19 is what 
it should be and must be if the future interests of 
the State are to be properly safeguarded. 

On March 29th, the high school boys in 300 vil- 
lages and towns of the State will debate, under the 
guidance of the Debating Union, the question of 
compulsory arbitration of industrial disputes; In 
the respect that this is a part of the Extension work 
of the University, alumni are urged to aid in every 
way possible to make the local event the occasion of 
the year for the local high school. It isn't for The 
Review to suggest ways and means. Carolina men 
know too well how to make things go for that. But 
this is merely a reminder of the date and the oppor- 


If You Want the Carolina Men at the Front in France to Know You Think 
of Them, Here's Your Chance 

It is the belief of The Review that nothing would 
give the alumni of the University deeper and more 
genuine satisfaction than to have some way opened 
for bringing a small bit of personal happiness to the 
Carolina men at the front in France. 

With this in mind The Review now offers an 
ideal practical plan for carrying this out during the 
period of the war, with the assurance that it will 
meet the enthusiastic response from every alumnus 
who reads the following letter from Mrs. Sally Nel- 
son Bardin, Secretary of the War Service Division 
of the University of Virginia European Bureau, 
addressed to Secretary Rankin of the General 
Alumni Association: 

As you know, the University of Virginia has es- 
tablished a Bureau of its own at the American Uni- 
versity Union in Paris, this Bureau being in charge 
of Mr. Lewis D. Crenshaw, the Secretary of the Uni- 
versity of Virginia Alumni Association. Mr. Cren- 
shaw has been in Paris since Dec. 10th and has the 
opportunity to see a i;reat many of the Virginia 
alumni who«are in service, and to learn just what 
things are needed to make them more comfortable at 
the front. 

The Boys Don't Like the French Mullen Leaf 

Out of the many things that are, in a way, neces- 
sary, tobacco and candy seem to be the most in de- 
mand. Mr. Crenshaw states that it is almost impos- 
sible to get American brands of tobacco in France, 
and the men simply cannot smoke French tobacco. 
Sugar i,n any form is very scarce and chocolate equal- 
ly so; the little that the men get is quite insufficient 
to supply the need of the body for sugar, and every- 
one in France has a tremendous craving for anything 
in the shape of candy. 

In order to supply the need for tobacco and candy 
it has been decided to form on this side what we call 
the War Service Division of the University of Vir- 
ginia European Bureau. This Division will be com- 
posed of mothers, wives, sisters and friends, of the 
alumni, and such of the alumni themselves as may 
wish to join. We are charging a membership fee of 
$1.00 a year for each individual, and are inviting 
contributions of any amount that anyone may choose 
to give. The money thus collected will be used, at 
first, to prepare and send to Mr. Crenshaw in Paris 
little packages containing three bags of tobacco, cig- 
arette papers, and three cakes of chocolate. Mr. 
Crenshaw will give these packages to the Virginia 
men when they come to Paris, will send them to 



those who are wounded or sick, and as far as possible 
will distribute them among the men at the front. 

Crenshaw, of Virginia, Offers Service 

The University of Virginia is the only Southern 
institution, at present, maintaining its own Bureau, 
in Paris ; several Southern institutions are members 
of the American University Union, but Virginia is 
the only one with an organized Bureau of its own. 
Mr. Crenshaw writes that men from all over the 
South are constantly visiting the Virginia Bureau, 
and that he is always glad to welcome them, and do 
what he can for their comfort. In sending us an 
appeal for tobacco and candy, he pointed out, par- 
ticularly, that a great many men from other institu- 
tions in the South visit the Bureau, and asked us to 
call the attention of the various other Sontbern col- 
leges to the fact that there is no one in Paris able to 
distribute tobacco and candy to these boys but him- 
self; and without doubt the packages sent over by 
our War Service Division will be given to the men 
from the other Southern institutions as gladly as to 
the Virginia men. 

In view of the fact that Mr. Crenshaw has an \m- 
usual opportunity to come into contact with men 
from all over the South, it has occurred to us that 
perhaps the Southern institutions which have no 
personal representatives in the American University 
Union in Paris, might like to accept an invitation 
to make use of the Virginia Bureau for the purpose 
of supplying tobacco and candy to their boys who 
are in Paris on leave. I am therefore writing to 
ask whether you would care to give us the oppor- 
tunity of serving you in this matter. The War Ser- 
vice Division will be glad to receive a contribution 
from your University, would prepare the packages, 
would mark them with the name of your University, 
and put a slip on the inside stating where they came 
from. We should be glad to send these ov*er with 
our own bags, and Mr. Crenshaw would distrihute 
them to the right men whenever he had the oppor- 
tunity. If you should prefer to do so, you could 
have these packages prepared yourselves, forward 
them to us for shipment, and we would send them to 
Mr. Crenshaw for distribution. 

Carolina Likes the Idea 

Secretary Rankin has gratefully acknowledged 
the letter and it has been decided that the Alumni 
Association, through him, will receive contributions 
of from $1.00 up for the purposes set forth, and 
that the packages will be sent forward for delivery by 
Mr. Crenshaw or some other representative of the 
Union as the case may require. 

Here's Where You Can Help 

Fellow alumni, visualize the matter for a moment. 
A Carolina man whose longest trip prior to joining 

the army was probably the one to Richmond on 
Thanksgiving, is on furlough in Paris. He goes to 
the American University Union lonesome to the nth 
degree and hungry for word from home, and — Cren- 
shaw or some other representative, possibly another 
Carolina man secretarially and humanly disposed 
as Frank Graham would be, for example — walks up 
with one of the aforementioned packages containing 
the card of "Ed." Graham or "Billy" Noble or 
"Horace !" 

The Carolina European Fellowship Fund 
If a name to charge the expenditure up to on 
your check and stub is all that stands between you 
and the written pay to the order of, why let it go to 
the Carolina European Fellowship Fund ! And 
then let the paper come forward to E. R. Rankin, 
Secretary. For every twenty-five cents you contrib- 
ute, stick in one of your visiting cards. Or, if you 
are a simon-pure representative of democracy, and 
don't have one, leave that to Rankin! 


As the Review goes to press, Mr. Herman Weil, 
of the class of 1901, of Goldsboro, sends a contribu- 
tion of fifty dollars to the Carolina European Fel- 
lowship Fund. This is the first contribution re- 


Dr. Howard E. Rondthaler, of the class of 1893, 
President of Salem College, was elected President 
of the North Carolina Conference for Social Service 
at the sixth annual meeting of the Conference held 
in Raleigh, March 5-6. Professor E. C. Branson 
was elected 2nd vice-president, and Mrs. Thos. W. 
Lingle was re-elected secretary. Among those mak- 
ing addresses were: Governor T. W. Bickett, Prof. 

E. C. Branson, Mr. A. W. McAlister, and Judge W. 

F. Harding. 


Dear Dr. Graham : 

The progress of the University — just as interesting 
to me now as ever — during the past few years has fill- 
ed my heart with joy. I believe our western institu- 
tions have been more progressive, more socially mind- 
ed, until recent years, than those of the East and 
South. But your administration of the affairs of 
U. N. C. has smashed my theory, for the University 
at least. I watch her development with pride twelve 
months in the year. — John H. Vaughan, '04. 



Alumni Assistance is Needed in Keeping the Ranks Filled 

"The high registration under existing conditions 
seems to me marvelous,'' was the comment, of Presi- 
dent Graham on the opening of the University last 
September. And The Alumni Review adds: "The 
registration on October first showed only a small 
falling off from the high record of last year, 1034 
students having registered on that date. . . This 
loss is proportionately the smallest on record, and 
compares most favorably with the registration of 
leading colleges in other states. . . . Alumni 
throughout the State evidently did fine work in im- 
pressing prospective students with the importance 
of going to college." 

Though the number of students has suffered a de- 
cline, the morale of the student body has more than 
correspondingly increased. The average made on 
the last examinations is the highest that has been 
made in years. Men are responding wholeheartedly 
and generously to the stirring events in the world. 
Their spirit has been quickened by the stimulus of 
war and the responsibility it places on them. 

Carolina Faces New Situation 

But the University faces now a situation more 
serious than that of last year, one which will grow 
more serious every year the war lasts. The army 
has called for men. And the University, aware what 
giving meant, was glad to give. More than twenty 
per cent of her students, faculty, and alumni are in 
the camps and in France. The number is steadily 
increasing. One can compare her record with the 
record of any other institution in America, and be 
proud of it. 

Out of this condition is created the University's 
problem. Her task does not contradict the country's 
task. Their work is of the same piece and pattern. 
Both are working upon the problems of democracy. 
And democracy everywhere and always has planted 
her faith in education. 

The solution of this problem lies not in the elimi- 
nation of one, but in the correlation of both; not in 
competition, but in co-operation. There are certain 
definite needs that the war creates. And the fact 
that these needs are so real, is all the more reason 
that they should be given full and complete satisfac- 

College Trained Men Are Needed in War 

General Pershing, after a short experience in 
France, wrote Secretarv Baker that he needed an 

army of trained, thinking, individuals, and not a 
mass of men trained as a machine. The significance 
of this statement is increased by the fact that eighty 
per cent of the men commissioned at the first train- 
ing camps, and at least that percentage of the num- 
ber recommended from the drafted men, on the basis 
of merit, for the second training camp, were men 
witli college training. Only a few days ago an of- 
ficial asked President Graham if the University 
could accommodate a number of men whom the War 
Department wished to send here for the training 
they lacked. These things, together with the fact 
that the War Department has sent out telegrams to 
the higher educational institutions saying: "Every 
effort will be made to use each student's special train- 
ing in connection with specialized occupations in the 
army so as to afford college students of draft age 
the same opportunity as though they registered now," 
demonstrate clearly that intelligence and training 
are necessary to win even the physical battle. 

College Trained Men Are Needed in Peace 

But what is just as important: the effective use 
of the chance for which we are fighting, the self-con- 
trol which will be necessary to give a decent deal to 
a brutal foe, and thus build a peace upon the sure 
foundations of justice, and just as vital and more 
pressing, the solution of the problem of capital and 
labor, of producer and consumer, the ownership and 
control of public utilities, the proper adjustment of 
all the counter currents in our industrial and social 
life, which are accumulating behind the delaying 
hand of war as mountain torrents behind a dam- 
ready to break upon us full and strong with all their 
levelling fury, — these must be faced frankly, dealt 
with honestly. The national body and the national 
soul must pass through a searching test of fire. It 
would be tragic to slacken our preparation now. The 
necessity for it is greater than if the war had never 
come. In all these trials democracy must give itself 
a square deal. It would be as dishonest for democra- 
cy to cheat itself, as to cheat another. It cannot for- 
sake the basis of its hope without forfeiting its life. 
Patriotism without sense is patriotism without mean- 
ing. Patriotism without trained intelligence is ut- 
terly helpless. This is Mexico's plight. It is Rus- 
sia's all but fatal weakness. 

Our Efforts Should Be Doubled 
Germany sees this issue clearly. And for those 
of her men who cannot remain in school, she has pro- 



vided universities aud training centers upon the fir- 
ing lines. She has been so successful in the military 
prosecution of the war because she has brought a 
trained and disciplined intelligence into it ; because 
for the last fifty years the brightest minds in Ger- 
many have concentrated upon the profession of arms. 
Our allies see it clearly. England, France, Canada, 
in the midst of a struggle infinitely more exhausting 
than our own, have doubled their educational efforts 
and expenditures. In this country we are beginning 
to see it. Secretary of War Baker, in an address 
here last commencement, said that every man not 
actually under arms should be in school training for 
the tasks ahead. United States Commissioner of 
Education, P. P. Claxton, has sent out a letter urg- 
ing "all young men to take full advantage of the op- 
portunities offered by the colleges and universities to 
the end that they may be better prepared to render 
effective service during the war and in the times of 
need that will follow." Secretary McAdoo, in an 
address to the high school students in a western city, 
has uttered the same sentiment. So have other men 
of vision throughout the country. 

How the University Can Meet the Situation 

The duty of the young American today is two-fold : 
(1) to prepare for effective service in the present 
crisis; (2) to prepare for effective service through- 
out his whole life. To every man confronted with 
this situation, the University of North Carolina 
offers a way out. The foremost of Southern univer- 
sities, she cfffers a cultural and professional training 
recognized by the National Education Commission 
as second to none. The high standing of the insti- 
tution in the country is attested by government recog- 
nition as a training centre for men in special 
branches of the service, as a place to which the War 
Department wished to send men to receive the special 
training they lacked. Her department of military 
training is recognized by competent critics to be one 
of the best in the entire country, and commissioned 
officers pronounce it to be of as high quality as that 
given to the enlisted men in the camps. It is under 
the direction of Captain J. Stuart Allen, who, as 
Captain in Princess Patricia's Canadian Light In- 
fantry, was for two years in the thick of the fight in 

But despite the fact that training is more essential 
now than ever; despite the fact that the University 
offering military instruction in addition to its usual 
training offers the only opportunity open to a man 
today to prepare for his two-fold duty as soldier and 
citizen, it will be more difficult than ever to keep 
the educational institutions going at full force. 

A large number of students will have a desire to 
rush into the war without waiting to prepare. Others 
will have brothers or relatives gone and this will tend 
to keep them at home. Many must borrow money to 
go to college, and money will be more difficult to bor- 
row this year than in past years because there is a 
chance that the student will be called to arms before 
he has had the opportunity to repay it. But of course 
such loans could be secured through insurance poli- 
cies. And there are some of these, and others, who 
will not see the issue clearly as older men see it. 
The Way Is Open for Service 

Here is the opportunity of men of vision every- 
where, and especially of every University alumnus 
whose Alma Mater serves, and lives as an expression 
of democracy's faith in education. Our soldiers on 
the battlefields are striving to achieve a clean surface 
in which may be planted the principle we stand for. 
In harmony with these men, in justice to them, we 
must strive through the educational institutions of 
America to make their efforts count. It will be a 
simple, easy, task for the alumni throughout North 
Carolina to call a meeting of the high school stu- 
dents in their communities, or get in touch with them 
personally or through a letter, and urge upon them 
the advantages of a college training. To persuade 
some man who is undecided to continue his educa- 
tion, to strengthen his purpose if it is already form- 
ed, to aid some man to go who could not without his 
help, is to invest in a Liberty Bond of a precious 
sort ; is to perform a service which is worthy of the 
highest traditions of service which University men 
have built up, and which is true to the spirit of an 
institution so deeply rooted in the people's life who 
have created and sustained it, so accurately conceiv- 
ed in their service, that her response to their need 
is only the complete expression of her life. — Albert 
11. Coates. 


From information secured from Captain J. Stuart 
Allen, the plan of holding the summer military camp 
at Asheville, June 14- July 26, for boys between 16 
and 20, has proven most popular and applications for 
two-thirds of the 150 places had already been received 
before the issue of the formal prospectus last week. 
As previously announced, the camp is to be held un- 
der the auspices of the University at the Bingham 
School grounds at Asheville, with Captain Allen 
and Professor Hickerson directing it. The cost for 
board, tuition, etc., is to be fifty dollars, and every 
feature of the Bingham School establishment is to be 
put at the disposal of the students. 



Carolina Men from All Parts of the World Want News of Alma Mater 

The following letters from Carolina men have 
been received since our last issue. These columns are 
constantly open for similar communications. The let- 
ters published last month easily led in interest and 
were widely commented upon. 

2nd Lieut., F. A. U. S. R. 

A. P. O., No. 704, February 6, 1918. 

Your kind note reached me some days ago. Since 
I shall be unable to comply with your request, save in 
spirit, I shall reply by requesting some favors of yen. 
If you have got out any University circulars, and I 
am sure you have, I wish you would bundle them m> 
and send them to me. We all want to know just what 
you are doing, and what you are expecting of the im- 
mediate future. I speak the sentiments of all the 
University men I have met over here in the service 
when I say we are intensely interested in how the 
University is meeting the first shock and sustaining 
the first draining of her man power by the war. John 
A. Scott, '12, A. P. 0. 711 ; Herbert Drew, '16, A. P. 
O. 711 ; W. C. Carmichael, '16, first brigade of field 
Artillery; T. A. Jones, Coast Artillery, School of 
Ins.; Samuel J. Ervin, Jr., '17, 28th Infantry, are 
the University men with whom I am in intimate 
touch. All of us are hungry for University news. 
The letters we write you will not be numerous for, as 
a French friend of mine put it, "We must hurry, for 
of time, you know, we have but a few." What you 
can give us in the way of news of the dear old Uni- 
versity will be deeply appreciated. I am more than 
five thousand miles away from her site, but thank 
God, I am never away from her fine influence. Dist- 
ance but emphasizes and magnifies the loftiness and 
benevolence of this educational and spiritual lumi- 

Now, as regards what we are doing and experienc- 
ing, I am not at all certain that anything we are per- 
mitted to tell or write would be interesting reading 
matter, assuming that we have had interesting ex- 
periences. Personally, I should not wish to attempt 
the task of the proportions and magnitude of my re- 
cent experiences. To a fellow who had never been 
farther west than Chapel Hill nor east than Hester, 
a trip to France with the American Expeditionary 
Forces would afford so many experiences that to sep- 
arate and classify the interesting would be impossible. 
The above is my situation, I am surrounded daily 
with a myriad of wonders, delights, and novelties. 

We are enjoying the experience and at the same time 
working like the Devil to hit the Hun. A fine feel- 
ing of fellowship everywhere prevails. 

I should like very much to have the speeches of 
President Graham. We are not supplied with an 
abundance of reading matter. 

Secretary Y. M. C. A. 

Chapel Hill, N. C, March 9, 1918. 

The class of nineteen-sixteen had planned to hold 
a smoker among the members that were at Camp 
Jackson. When the time came to work out the details 
it was discovered that the small fractions of time 
that the men had for such unmilitary manoeuvers 
could by no process he reduced to a common denomi- 
nator. Then I decided to make of myself a circu- 
lating headquarters and, since the members of the 
class could not come to a smoker, carry a smoker to 
them. I equipped myself with a 1916 Yackety 
Yack, a Tar Heel of the same period, the class 
scrapbook, the notes still due, a bunch of pictures of 
things as they are now on the campus, and a kodak. 

With this hooked on or stuffed into all the corners 
and nooks and crannies of myself-in-traveling-dress I 
stood, after a due interval of travel, in a little room 
in the Union Bank Building of Columbia where I 
was in line to get a pass to the camp. Here it was 
that I saw my first Carolina man. He was seated in 
the inner office and was brought out by a large stage 
whisper from the "circulating smoker." This alum- 
nus, supposed to be Bill Heartt, turned out to he 
Lieut. William Heartt, Assistant Provost Marshal, 
and first under Colonel Edwin M. Bell in the preser- 
v >rion of law and order in the camp and city. 

After another uneventful interval the "smoker" 
stood among the barracks of the camp, all of them 
bewilderingly alike, getting up courage to enquire 
for B of the 322nd. Just at the psychological mo- 
ment a well known and not entirely changed form 
approaches and, to prove its substantiality, answers 
quite readily when tentatively addressed as R. E. 
Parker. With this reliable Charon the "smoker" 
safely reaches Co. B. An inspection of the name- 
plates on the doors reveals the legend, "Capt. H. B. 
Cowell," and the deep bass of invitation to enter is 
soon lost in the blended trebles of greeting from 
Fattv and his brother. 



Lieut. Dysait Hits Upon a Plan 

During much showings of pictures and answering 
of questions Lieut. Dysart, who has been to town 
to meet the "smoker", arrives on the scene and so the 
"smoker' comes to the first of its many destinations. 

I was now up against the job of seeing about twen- 
ty men scattered among forty thousand and with Dy- 
sart as officer of the day confined to his regimental 
area the afternoon's work dug out only Cutey Hol- 
land and Kicks Jernigan. At supper, however, Dy- 
sart had a real idea and sent me back to Columbia to 
locate Wingfield's drug store with the promise that 
if I should stay there long enough, I would see every 
Carolina man in camp. 

Within three minutes after I and my pictures had 
been arranged around the corner of a central counter 
iu tin! store the first fish was hooked, Brinkly of .15. 
This happened at 9 o'clock and within two hours the 
little group that was constantly gathered about the 
pictures had included Jim Hardison, Red Proctor, 
Bob Foster, Zeke Cowan, Tommy Borden, Red Al- 
len, Merry Lewis, Graham Ramsey, Ham Horton, 
Goaty Wright with Mrs. Goaty, Plato Brooks, S. C. 
Cratch, Claude Andrews, Charley Daniels, Bruce 
Webb, Duck Harper, Gilliam Craig with Mrs. Gil- 
liam, Jimmie Hughes, Jesse Turbyville, Long In- 
gram, Kenneth Royall, and Dr. Keyes. And so 
ended the first day. 

Plan No Good for Sunday 

Since the second day was Sunday the drug store 
stunt could not be repeated. This time the "smoker" 
must really circulate, and circulate it did. This 
change of tactics netted Tatum, Henry Johnston, 
Roger McDuffie, Herman Jernigan, Cleve Smith, 
Louis Clements, Capt. Bynum, Bill Umstead, Jim 
Harper, Hilary Winslow, Chas. Loughlin, Betsy 
Watson, Nemo Coleman, and Charley Coggin. A 
trip to the officers 'training camp found the infantry 
division just returned from four days and nights in 
the trenches. Amid much dust of preparation for in- 
spection we found 1ST. C. Shuford, Jake Shrago, 
Spencer Stell, Tucker Day, Bob Moseley, W. C. 
Suddreth, and Dr. Towles, and even among these 
officers-to-be we found the three-day-old conscript. 
Wade Hunter. 

Monday morning a hurried round turned up Tom 
DeVane and Avon Blue. A second call at the office 
of Lieut. Heartt, Asst. Provost Marshal, brought the 
climax of the visit with the discovery that his lieu- 
tenants were Hugh Black and B. F. Paty, (in other 
words Carolina is just about policing the whole 
blooming business) ; and so the smoker was id- 

As I changed from a smoker, a public institution, 
to a mere private individual once more and so be 
came capable of reflection, I found myself very ha 1 :- 
py in the feeling that every Carolina man I had seen 
was "making good" in work and in favor with his 
fellows. I had found all healthy, happy, and produc- 
tive and felt mighty proud of every one of them. 

By P. H. GWYNN, '12 
Second Lieut. O. R. C. 

Camp Zachary Taylor, Feb. 16, 1918. 

The January issue of The Review is at hand. I 
got it yesterday upon my return to the company after 
a long siege in the hospital. Nothing could have 
been more welcome. You should have seen me devour 
it page by page. Like a weary traveler who has 
found a cool spring in the desert, I eagerly read all 
the news about the war work of the University and 
her sons. 

Since my assignment to active duty out here in 
"Ole Kentucky", I have seen very few of my old 
mates and chums of college days. Believe me, I have 
missed the association. There are no men quite like 
Carolina men. J. R. Sloan, '12, an old roommate 
of mine, is in the same regiment. We hang together 
quite a good deal and sing the glories of the Old 
North State whenever opportunity offers. 

By H. G. BAITY, 17 
Ordnance Department No. 13 

Camp Meade, Md., Feb. 20, 1918. 

I am very anxious to get immediately in touch with 
every member of 1917 to get some data, and to boost 
up our reunion for Commencement. The only way 
to reach these men, I suppose, is to write them at 
their home addresses. The class is very widely scat- 
tered over the globe just now, but we do not want 
that to hinder us from having a successful, "peppy" 
one-year jubilee. Now is the time of all times to 
make a re-union worth the while, and I think every 
memW of 1918 in the United States should be there. 

By ARNOLD A. McKAY. '13 
American Consular Service 

Valparaiso, Chile, January 29, 1918. 

I trust that everything is going well with the Uni- 
versity. I like it down here very well, but one gets 
somewhat lonesome for things American. Yet this 
is no time to grumble and if one is helping along a 
good country in a good idea there is a certain satis- 
faction in living. 

We have been extremely busy and there is little 
prospect of a let-up. The Germans are rather active 
in Chile; so much so that they keep things lively for 



everybody. In trade and propaganda they are very 
energetic just at present. Chile is about the only 
country where they are given free rein, much to the 
disadvantage of Chile and to the disgust of decent 
folk who are anxious that the world may become 
what Mr. Wilson calls a "fit place in which to live." 
But it will become a fit place in spite of the terrible 


The University has just procured by purchase the 
valuable collection of Chemistry journals which for 
the past five years has been deposited in the library 
of the Department of Chemistry by Dr. Chas. H. 
Herty, formerly professor of Chemistry. The pur- 
chase was made possible by a special appropriation 
from University funds augmented by the generous 
gifts of money and books by alumni and friends of 
the Chemistry department. The purchase represents 
1,100 volumes, which runs the total number of Chem- 
ical journals now owned by the University up to 5,000 
and makes it one of the most complete collections 
of chemical journals to be found in the universities 
of this country. 

The collection just purchased is especially valuable 
for the number of complete sets of the most important 
journals of European countries. The Annates de 
Physique et de Chimie has had continued publica- 
tion since 1789, even through the trying period of 
the French Revolution, when one of its editors, the 
great Lavoisier, was beheaded. This set is complete 
to the present. The famous journal of the French 
Academy, Comptes rendits de L'Academie des Sci- 
ences de France (1835 — to date), containing many 
announcements of famous discoveries, is also com- 
plete. Several of the journals of the national chemi- 
cal societies are included in the collection. Such are, 
Gazetta chemica italiana, the journal of the Chemi- 
cal Society of Italy; Monatshefte fur Chemie, the 
journal of the Austrian Chemical Society; Recueil 
des travaux chimiques des Pays-Bos, the journal of 
the Chemical Society of Holland and Belgium. Be- 
sides these national journals there are several de- 
voted to special phases of chemical investigation. 
Zeitschrift fur anorganiche Chemie (completing the 
partial set already owned by the University) ; Che- 
miker Zeitung; Moniteur Scientifique (complete) ; 
Zeitschrift fiir den physikali-schen und chemischen 
Unterricht (complete) ; Chemische Zeitschrift; Che- 
mische Revue uber die Fett-und-Harz Industrie; 
Fdrber-Zeitung; Archiv der Pharmozie (1874 to 
date) and Kolloid-Z eitschrift (complete). 

The University is particularly fortunate in being 

able to procure these journals at this time, for war 
conditions have diminished the supply of such peri- 
odicals and have greatly increased the demand for 
such literature in all countries. 

The names of alumni and friends who have given 
money and books in the effort to secure the collection 
are: Frank Drane, Stroud Jordan, A. W. Belden, J. 
R. Harris, W. H. Strowd, G. B. Whitaker, L. B. 
Lockhart, C. W. Willard, W. H. Oldham, J. S. Hill, 
W. N. Pritchard, V. C. Edwards, D. MacRae, J. W. 
Turrentine, Miss Daisy Allen, W. H. Harrell and 
J. H. Pratt. 


J. S. Hunter ,of the class of 1913, of Los Angeles, 
has received his commission as a 2nd lieutenant in 
the non-flying corps of aviation, and is now in ser- 
vice in France. Ernest J. Sifford, of the class of 
1904, of Charlotte, has received a commission as 
captain in the ordnance department at Washington. 
Mr. Sifford is a chemist and has been engaged in 
the pursuit of chemistry since graduation in 1904. 

Dr. Arnold Shamaskin, Med. '09, who was en- 
gaged for several years in the practice of medicine 
at 1961 Mapes Avenue, Bronx, N. Y., has received 
the commission of 1st lieutenant in the Medical 
Reserve Corps and is stationed at the provisional 
base hospital, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. I. F. With- 
erington, of the class of 1911, is a 1st lieutenant 
with the 307th Engineers, Camp Gordon, Atlanta, 
Ga. Dr. Chas. H. White ,of the class of 1894, has 
entered the Ordnance Reserve Corps as captain and 
is stationed at Watertown, Mass. 

E. A. Metts, 1900, of Wilmington, is a captain in 
the Officers Reserve Corps, coast artillery. J. F. 
Andrews, Phar. '16, of Durham, is an ensign in the 
U. S. naval aviation service and is an instructor at 
an aviation camp. L. A. Blue, Jr., 1916, 1st lieu- 
tenant, is one of two aides to Brigadier General Geo. 
W. Mclver, Camp Jackson, S. C. 

Ellison L. Gilmer, 1886, a native of Greensboro, 
has been made a colonel in the coast artillery, Na- 
tional Army. He is stationed at Fort Adams, New- 
port, Rhode Island. Col. Gilmer entered army ser- 
vice as captain of the Guilford Greys in the Spanish- 
American War. F. K. Dillon, '18, of Greensboro, 
holds a 1st lieutenancy in the aviation corps. 

Dr. Chas. H. White, formerly a member of the 
faculty of Harvard University and more recently a 
consulting geologist in San Francisco, has received 
a commission as captain in the Ordnance Reserve 
Corps and is stationed at the Watertown Arsenal. 




Fourteen Leaflets in the War Information Series 
of the Bureau of Extension have been issued to-date, 
commendation of the earlier numbers of which ap- 
peared in the December number of The Review 
from President Wilson, Herman Hagedom, Arthur 
Page, of the World's Work, and others. Of the recent 
numbers the following expressions give some indica- 
tion of the estimate placed upon them within and 
without the state. They relate especially to numbers 
prepared by Professors L. A. Williams, Hanford, 
McKie, and Chase. 

I beg to acknowledge receipt of a collection of your 
college material. You are doing a thoroughly good 
work, and it seems to me that you have established 
one of the most effective and highly intelligent agen- 
cies of a patriotic and educational character that has 
been accomplished by any of the state institutions. — 
Guy Stanton Ford, of the Committee on Public In- 

Wire me collect price per copy for mailing to 1700 
Texas addresses copy of your War Information Se- 
ries No. 11 — The Present Crisis. — Assistant Direc- 
tor University of Texas Interscholastic League. 

The effect of such publications followed up with 
the personal efforts of men like your faculty must be 
incalculable in creating the "modern spirit" in North 
Carolina. — J. I. Wyer, Jr., Director New York 
State Library. 

Our class in the teaching of literature in secondary 
schools has become very much interested in your 
bulletin number 10, which celebrates Lee, Lincoln, 
and Washington anniversaries. May I request that 
you send us fifteen copies for use in our class ? — R 
E. Young, University of Chicago. 

Your Extension leaflet, The Present Crisis, 
reached me today. I truly feel most honored to have 
my daughter's "Vive la France," in such illustrious 
company, and I thank you for sending me the copy. 
If you could spare a few more I would love to have 
them, as I must send one to her in Belgium. She is 
in La Parme, that small strip of unoccupied Belgium, 
and the latest news is that the hospital has been 
bombed and half of La Parme destroyed, and as I've 
had no letters for over a month, I am most anxious. — 
Mrs. G. H. Crawford. 

Your Extension favor of the 21st instant at hand. 
Also, (under separate cover) the Extension Leaflets. 
Thank you. The Leaflet is a gem, brimful of pulse- 
stirring patriotism. Surely it will be a strong factor 
for good in the "present crisis." 

At any time my feeble pen may be of use to you, 

or through you, to my country, it is at your service. 
— Raeb (Jno. H. Baer), Author of Columbia's Re- 
ply to France, in Baltimore Sun. 

Please send me one hundred and forty copies each 
of War Information Leaflets Nos. 8, 11, and 13 for 
use in the schools of Halifax county. — A. E. Akers, 
County Superintendent of Schools. 

I have just received copy of your War Information 
Series Nos. 11 and 13 — "Selections for Speaking in 
Public Schools," and the "Ideals of Democracy and 
the World Map." I am very anxious to use these 
two leaflets in my English class, particularly in the 
boys' section of the tenth grade. I think this is the 
finest thing of its kind you have yet gotten out. It is 
real literature and worthy of a place in our course. — 
L. Lea White, Principal, Winston High School. 

We are in receipt of War Information Series No. 
11, The Present Crisis. We would like to have one 
hundred copies to place in the hands of our teachers. 
— Eloise Rankin, Assistant Superintendent, Meck- 
lenburg County Schools. 

Three Numbers Published in March 

Three important leaflets of the War Information 
Series, numbers 12, 13 and 14, have been published 
during March. Number 12, which is entitled, 
"American Ideals in American Literature," is writ- 
ten by Professor Edwin Mims, of Vanderbilt, for- 
merly a member of the University faculty here. It 
is, in part, a syllabus of the lectures delivered here 
by him this year in the special seminar for students 
who are reading for honors, with adequate reading 
lists for further study. The American background 
is interpreted and the main tendencies of American 
life and thought outlined. 

Leaflet number 13 is a careful study and interpre- 
tation in the main of President Wilson's statement of 
peace terms on January 8, last. "The Ideal of De- 
mocracy and the World Map" is the title of this 
study by Prof. H. W. Chase. The questions of na- 
tionality and permanent peace discussed by the presi- 
dent are illumined by careful comment and analysis. 

National Ideals in British and American Literature 

The largest in size and the most important of the 
numbers of the War Information Series is number 
14, which has just come from the press. It is writ- 
ten in the form of a syllabus, and is a scholarly study 
by members of the University department of Eng- 
lish of "National Ideals in British and American 
Literature." The booklet contains nearly 100 pages, 
including eight chapters in all. The purpose of the 
syllabus is to show, in both American and British Lit- 



erature, a logical development of national ideals and 
characteristics that culminate in the passion for dem- 
ocracy of these kindred nations today. It most ef- 
fectually relates our literature to present issues, and 
the modern conception of democracy. 


The general reunion committee of the University 
sends the following letter to the classes which will 
hold reunions at commencement: 

The University of North Carolina extends an es- 
cepially hearty welcome to all of her classes which 
will hold reunions at the approaching commencement. 
These classes are: 1917, 1913, 1908, 1903, 1898, 
1893, 1888, 1868, 1858. Tuesday, June 4, is 
Alumni Day. 

The undersigned committee writes to assure you 
of the warm welcome which you will receive and to 
offer its help in arranging for your reunion. A list 
of the members of the class with their present ad- 
dresses, so far as the committee has been ahle to se- 
cure these, is enclosed in this letter. You are re- 
quested to inform the committee of any corrections 
that should be made in this list. 

The University is this year rendering splendid ser- 
vice to the country in its war-time endeavors. Now, 
as never before, the various classes should foregather 
in the largest strength possible on the Hill. Your 
coming will be a joyful occasion to yourself and from 
the reunion you will gather inspiration, and Alma 
Mater will be strengthened and benefited. Your 
presence will aid in cementing more firmly your class 
spirit and in drawing your class and Alma Mater 
closer together. 

There is no time like the present to make your 
plans. There is no time quite so good as just now 
to sit down and write your classmates you are com- 
ing and ask them to meet you on the Hill. A com- 
plete program should be mapped out for your class 
during its stay. 

Come back to your class reunion and to commence- 
ment. The commencement exercises extend from 
June 2 to June 5. Be certain to come. Write to the 
undersigned member of the committee and tell of 
your plans in reference to your class reunion. 


Mr. J. Franklin Aldefer, Secretary of the Ameri- 
can University Union in Europe, has written Presi- 
dent Graham that the following University of North 
Carolina men were registered during December at 
the Union in Paris : Aiken, John W. ; Belk, W. P. ; 
Broadhurst, Hugh H. ; Brownlee, Eugene ; Buchan- 
an, James Ramsey ; Catlett, George F. ; Drane, Rob- 
ert ; Drew, H. J. ; Higgs, James A., Jr. ; Keesler, 

Edw. Y. ; Larkin, John T. ; Morrison, A. T. ; Mor- 
rison, Francis ; O'Brien, J. J. ; Perry, H. H. ; Rum- 
ple, J. M. ; Squires, James W. ; Stevenson, Reston; 
Taylor, Walter C. ; Yelverton, Robt. L. ; Zollicof- 
fer, J. 

Secretary Aldefer urges that all University men 
who come to Paris register at the Union and enjoy 
its privileges. The Union will also be glad to serve 
relatives and friends of the men in service in any 
possible way. 

A fund is being raised by the alumni of the Uni- 
versity of North Carolina to send small packages of 
candy and tobacco to the Secretary of the Union in 
Paris to be distributed to North Carolina men- who 
visit headquarters there. Contributions may be sent 
to E. R. Rankin, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 


In a most impressive ceremony, John Sprunt Hill, 
of Durham, formally presented to the University bat- 
talion on the afternoon of March 4th the national 
flags of Great Britain and France. The flags, to- 
gether with the battalion's national flag and regimen- 
tal flag, presented some time ago by Paul Schenck 
and John L. Patterson, were borne by the color guard 
to company A, commanded by Capt. G. D. Holding, 
winner of the flags in the competitive drill held be- 
tween the companies on Friday and Saturday of the 
preceding week. 

President Graham, who had just returned from a 
northern trip, took part in the exercises, along with 
Capt. J. Stuart Allen, director of military tactics, 
Commandant Lieut. Jonathan Leonard, and Adju- 
tant J. V. Whitfield. 


Lingoh Wang, A. B. 1912, of Peking, China, has 
arrived at Vancouver, B. C, and taken up his duties 
as consul for the Republic of China. Mr. Lingoh 
Wang in his youth took up the study of Confucius. 
He passed the first examination held in his own pro- 
vince, and the certificate qualified him to appear for 
the great examination held every third year at 
Peking. He passed with high honors and was one 
of the students selected to study abroad. He is 
remembered by members of the class of 1912. 

Mr. Wang spent six years in the United States, 
then was called back to China on account of the 
revolution. Until his arrival at Vancouver to take 
the consulship, he was employed in the Foreign 
Office at Peking, under the leadership of Dr. Wu 
Ting Fang, formerly Ambassador to the United 




Extension Centers at Raleigh and at Winston- 
Salem are now in active operation. At Raleigh the 
first course consists of five conferences on Russia, 
given by Professors Greenlaw, Henderson, Pierson, 
and L. A. Williams. The Committee on Arrange- 
ments consists of Miss Minnie S. Sparrow, of the 
City High School ; Miss Elizabeth A. Colton, of 
Meredith College ; Mrs. E. H. Jordan, Miss Womble, 
of Peace Institute; and Miss Myrick, of St. Mary's. 
This committee has sold 150 membership tickets, 
provided for reading lists at the city libraries, and 
distributes a syllabus for each conference. 

Winston-Salem Studies France 

At the Winston-Salem Center more than 400 peo- 
ple are being reached by a series of conferences on 
"America and Her Allies." These conferences are 
conducted by Professors Chase, Cobb, Dey, Pierson, 
Hamilton, and Hanford. The first group of confer- 
ences deals with France. An eight-page printed 
syllabus has been issued, containing detailed analyses 
of the following topics, with reading references: 
"The Common Cause," '"The Physical Scene," "Civ- 
ilization and Achievement," "History and Institu- 
tions," "The Debt of America to France," and 
"France in the War." The committee on arrange- 
ments consists of Dr. Rondthaler, Chairman; Super- 
intendent Latham, Secretary. 

Group of Negroes Reached 

At Winston-Salem the title "Lafayette Associa- 
tion" has been chosen by the Extension Center. The 
membership consists of men and women of every call- 
ing and profession. Manufacturers and their em- 
ployees, business men, teachers, and people engaged 
in social service are members. The work is also du- 
plicated for a group of negroes, under the leadership 
of Professor Atkins, and these men and women are 
interested and intelligent workers. 

Tercentenary Pageant for Raleigh Planned 

Both these active and flourishing Centers, con- 
sisting of 600 members, are emphasizing the ideal 
"Carry On." The Raleigh Center will be instru- 
mental in connection with the projected tercentenary 
of the death of Sir Walter Raleigh next autumn. 
The Winston-Salem Center is actively interested in 
developing a great patriotic week, April lst-6th, 
commemorating the first anniversary of America at 
war. Thus the Extension Center is not merely a 
collection of people who come together to listen to a 
popular lecture. The meetings are conferences, and 
both lecturers and members are thinking in terms of 

immediate application to the tasks confronting Am- 
erica at the present time. 

The course given at Winston-Salem is now being- 
given at Raleigh. 


From the Tar Heel of February 10 the following 
"human interest" story concerning the passing of the 
Chapel Hill branch of the Royal Cafe is taken : 

The last chair was placed aboard, the ropes tight- 
ened, and the big truck pulled away from the curb 
and moved slowly down Franklin avenue toward 
Durham. The small crowd which was waiting on 
the late mail stood sorrowfully around and watched 
the proceedings with heavy heart. As the truck, 
laden with old familiar pieces of furniture, moved 
away, each man in the crowd heaved a painful sigh 
and turned and went "to his long home." 

That truck was bearing away the last earthly ves- 
tige of Nick's Emporium of Good Eats. The place 
is closed and as you view it from the street it looks as 
if it had fallen victim to a German air raid. The 
long marbled-top counter is gone, the mirrors with 
their alluring markings "Hot Weinies and Pickled 
Pig Feet", are lost relics of the past, the electric 
piano, with its almost ceaseless grind of "Prett} 
Baby, Pretty Baby," is hushed forever. The sweet 
aroma of onions is gone never to return and the pleas- 
ant sound of sizzling- sausages will be beard no more. 
Never again will you hear the greeting, "Say, Bo, 
see my line of haberdashery at the Royal Cafe," or 
"Come around and let my tailor measure you for that 
suit of clothes at the Royal." 

If you become hungry about the midnight hour and 
long for your customary egg sandwich and you make 
a bolt for the cafe, instead of seeing Nick or Charley, 
barred doors and the following sign will greet you : 


Royal Cafe Closed. 

We closed up and moved our furniture to Durham. 

We are in the draft and are getting ready for army of 

Uncle Sam. -,-> , ,, nl 


Charles I. Apostle, 

Nick E. Sideees. 

John H. Vaughan, '04, A. M., '05, has been in 
New Mexico since 1906. Since going to New Mexico 
he has steadily advanced in his special field, educa- 
tion, and in July, 1917, he was appointed dean 
of the New Mexico College of Agriculture and Me- 
chanic Arts, where he had been teaching since 1 909. 




Plans are rapidly maturing for the 1918 session 
of the University Summer School, and the prelimi- 
nary announcement of courses and special features 
has just been publihed by Director N. W. Walker. 
The outlook for the Summer School this year is most 
promising, and every effort is being put forth to 
make it one of the best sessions the school has had. 
The thirty-first session will extend from June 11 to 
July 25. 

In addition to the members of the regular Univer- 
sity faculty, the greater number of whom will give 
instruction this summer, there will be many special- 
ists of ability from other schools. Dr. W. K. Boyd, 
of Trinity College, will give special courses in His- 
tory; Dr. Louis W. Rapeer, president of the Uni- 
versity of Porto Kico, and a distinguished writer on 
educational topics, will join the staff of the School 
of Education; Prof. Stuart G. Noble, of Millsaps 
College, Miss., will give courses in elementary school 

Many special lecturers will appear before summer 
school audiences. Dr. Edwin Minis, formerly of Car- 
olina, and now head of the English department of 
Vanderbilt, will deliver ten special lectures, while 
Prof. Alphonso Smith, of the U. S. Naval Academy. 
will deliver six lectures. Another lecturer of note will 
be Dean Thomas M. Balliet, of the School of Peda- 
gogy, New York University. Prof. Edwin Green- 
law, Kenan professor of English, is also to give a 
series of lectures. 

methods of road maintenance with the use of certain 
road machines. Motion pictures showing various 
phases of road construction ending with an amuse- 
ment reel was one of the features of every evening 


The fifth Road Institute for North Carolina was 
held in Peabody building February 19-22, 1918, un- 
der the auspices of the University, the State Highway 
Commission, and the State Geological and Economic 
Survey. One hundred and twenty-two road officials 
and engineers from 49 counties of the State were in 
attendance and actively participated in the program 
of lectures and demonstrations planned by Mr. W. S. 
Fallis, State highway engineer and acting director 
of the Institute, Professor T. F. Hickerson, of the 
civil engineering department of the University, and 
Miss H. M. Berry, secretary of the State Geological 
and Economic Survey. 

The following topics were given special consider- 
ation: Road administration and organization, road 
construction, road maintenance, military roads. 

The room adjacent to the auditorium in Peabody 
building was used for exhibits of road machinery, 
road materials, models, maps, charts, standard de- 
sign drawings and literature pertaining to road build- 
ing. Outdoor demonstrations were given in the 



Professor C. 13. Upton, of Teacher's ('ollege, 
Columbia University, New York, was the principal 
speaker at the meeting of the Association of Teachers 
of Secondary Mathematics held March 8th and 9th 
at Greenville. Papers were read by Mr. W. W. 
Rankin, Jr., and Mr. J. W. Lasley, both of the 
University of North Carolina. The keynote to the 
sessions of the conference was the humanizing of 
mathematics, relating it to every-day life. 


Nineteen seniors, twelve juniors, twelve sopho- 
mores, and eighteen freshmen attained an average 
grade of "2" or over in the recent examinations and 
J. L. Cook and Miss M. C. Carson won the dis- 
tinction of making "1" on every subject. 

The complete list follows: 

Freshmen — C. D. Beers, H. A. Patterson, W. H. 
Bobbin. W. L. Blythe, J. G. Tucker, T. J. Wilson, 
W. A. Gardner, W. R, Berryhill, C. T. Boyd, Miss 
M. L. ( !obb, W. S. Justice, J. D. Shaw, 0. L. G. Ash- 
by, R. G. Coker, W. W. Hagood, J. J. Hankins, J. T. 
Tenney, W. B. Smoot. 

Sophomores — J. L. Cook, M. L. Chappell, H. S. 
Everett, C. P. Spruill, Jr., H. D. Stephens, C. R. 
Toy, E. E. White, R. H. Souther, E. J. Burdick, 
W. P. Hudson, S. H. Reams, and R. S. Shore. 

Juniors — I. W. Durham, Jr., T. E. Rondthaler, T. 
P. Brinn, J. ( !. Eaton, W. C. Eaton, W. H. Hooker, 
J. C. Bynum, C. L. Vogler, E. 0. Cummings, E. B. 
Jenkins, R. W. Boling, and F. T. Thompson. 

Seniors — Miss M. C. Carson, I. V. Giles, Miss L. 
P. Reid, W. F. Morrison, I. W. Smithey, H. E. 
Marsh, J. M. Gwynn, F. B. John, J. S. Terry, K. 
Kato, E. Neiman, J. C. Kennedy, J. B. Linker, H. 
Y. Wilson, Jr.. Ray Armstrong, Y. S. Bryant, Jr., 
Miss A. F. Liddell, Isaac Schwartz, and Miss Mar- 
ion Wilcox. 


( Hyde Eubanks, proprietor of the Eubanks drug 
store of Chapel Hill, is in the Watts Hospital in 
Durham as the result of a severe injury sustained in 
a fall on the nij>'ht of March 8. In rising from his 
seat at his desk he tripped and fell, shattering the 
bone in one hip. 




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The Amanitas of the Eastern United States, 
By W. C. Coker (Journal of Elisha Mitchell 
Scientific Society, vol. xxxiii, nos. 1 and 2, June, 
1917). 88 pp., 69 plates, O. 

Those who watch the development of science in 
the University will before this have noticed the spec- 
ial number of the Journal of the Elisha Mitchell So- 
ciety, published in June, 1917, containing Professor 
W. C. Coker's memoir on a genus of fungi, the Aman- 

The recent change in the format of the Journal 
enables it to handle papers, such as Dr. Coker's, that 
demand full page illustrations of considerable size. 
Of such illustrations there are over sixty, almost all 
reproductions of photographs. In spite of the half- 
tone process, that can never do justice to sharp detail 
in the original, these plates are not easily surpassed. 
The frontispiece, too, in color, is excellent. We 
learn that publication was made with the aid of a 
grant from the Elizabeth Thompson Science Fund 
of Boston, Mass. 

Thirty-five species are described. Attention is 
paid to variation, specially in color, proportions, and 
size of the spores. One admirable feature is that the 
descriptions are based on the study of living speci- 
mens and on very many of each species. The work 
of collecting has been pursued with vigor, and the 
Chapel Hill habitat, in the case of the great ma- 
jority of the species, is recorded in praiseworthy de- 

Dr. Coker's memoir adds to the record which 
science is making of the hinds of things that consti- 
tute the material world. This record grows steadily 

larger as with increasing skill we become more and 
more able to distinguish bodies, and substances, from 
one aother. A hundred and fifty years ago, a few small 
v olumes sufficed to include descriptive diagnoses of 
all the various minerals, plants, and animals recog- 
nized at the time. Today, shelves upon shelves of 
books with hundreds of thousands of illustrations 
lake the place of Linnaeus' modest "System of Na- 
ture." Long since, the list of natural objects be- 
came too large for one to have any real familiarity 
with it as a whole. Specialization, as a law of mod- 
< rn life, is nowhere more necessary than in the work 
of classification. Only with specialization come the 
skill and analytical power that are required to search 
out successfully, as Dr. Coker has done, the precise 
features that characterize species. 

It may not be amiss to indicate the two chief points 
of view under which descriptive papers, like the one 
before us, fall. In the first place we have gradually 
come to know that our lot, as human beings, is closely 
interknit with that of other organisms, some of 
which are physiological friends to us, some foes. And 
so from a directly utilitarian standpoint we are be- 
coming, in these days, properly anxious to learn the 
different kinds of plants and animals that surround 
us. From a second standpoint the descriptive study 
of a group of species and races, consisting as it does 
in the determination of the points that mark them off 
from one another, is to be looked on as a necessary 
precursor to experimental studies of the highest in- 
terest, to the investigation of the conditions under 
which recognizable alterations arise in living matter. 
Every accurate work on classification is thus, in out- 
look at least, a path to the study of heredity arid the 
effects of environment. From both standpoints Dr. 
Coker's paper is a contribution of permanent value. 

H. V. Wilson. 

State House Anthology 1917, by O. J. Coffin, '09. 
Raleigh, Edwards & Broughton, 1917. 79 pp. 
D. $1.00. 

"To whom it may concern, especially Edgar Lee 
Masters- — if he ever sees it — this is a public admis- 
sion that I am toting licker of my own making in 
another feller's jug. I freely confess that I invented 
neither the name Anthology nor the free verse form." 

With the above "Acknowledgment," O. J. Coffin, 
'09, gathers into a booklet of seventy-nine pages, char- 
acterizations, which appeared previously in the Ral- 
eigh Times, of seventy-two members of the North 
Carolina state government and General Assembly 
of 1917. 

The sketches, clever to the "nth" power, and evi- 



dencing Coffin's intimate knowledge of Kaleigh and 
the state's administrators and solons, include the 
following University men: Governor Bickett, O. 
Max Gardner, Walter Murphy, Wiley M. Person, 
Uufus A. Doughton, Alfred M. Scales, Charles A. 
Jonas, Clem Wright, Matt H. Allen, Stahle Linn, 
.1. K. McCrary, G. R. Ward, L. C. Grant, W. D. Pol 
lock, Chase Brenizer, W. H. S. Burgwyn, A. C. Dal- 
ton, W. L. Long, J. A. Gray, Jr., J. E. Long, H. W. 
Stubbs, R. W. Winston, Jr., David P. Dellinger, W. 
A. Graham, J. Y. Joyner, J. Bryan Grimes, J. S. 
Manning, Piatt D. Walker, and Walter Clark. 

The presence on the title page of the January issue 
of Studies in Philology of three such distinguished 
names as those of Sheldon and Ford, of Harvard, and 
Nitze, of Chicago, serves as a measure of the reputa- 
tion which this University journal is fast achieving 
of being one of the foremost organs of Americau 
scholarship. The excellent policy of grouping the 
materials so that each issue contains several related 
t-tudies in a single field, has been followed in thi 
present case with good effect, the January issue de- 
voted to Romance philology and German. Professo- 
Sheldon's contribution is an interesting comparison 
vf certain English and Old French phrases. Profes- 
sor Nitze writes on one of the French Perceval ro- 
mances, and Professor Ford gives a report on the 
present movement toward the extension of Spanish 
teaching in America, in its relation with our devel- 
oping South American interests. Of the University 
faculty, Dr. Campion is represented by a solid study 
of the manuscripts of the Tristan romance of Ulrich 
von Turheim, with a critical text of a portion of the 
work. Professor Toy has a beautifully written ar- 
ticle on the Mysticism of Novalis, containing sympa- 
thetic interpretations of "The Hymns to the Night'' 
considered in their relation to Novalis' life and per- 
sonality. The contents of the number were collected 
and edited bv Dr. Dev. 

Dr. A. Caswell Ellis, '94, professor of the Philoso- 
phy of Education in the University of Texas, is the 
author of The Money Value of Education, a bulletin 
recently issued by the United States Bureau of Edu- 
cation. The bulletin recognizes that much of the 
value of education is not to be mcas\ired by dollars 
and cents but it also recognizes that education plays 
a very large part in producing and retaining wealth 
both in a nation and among individuals. 

Quoting freely from many studies which have been 
made of this question and presenting in graphic form 
some of the most striking results of these studies, 

the paper presents in a most interesting way the in- 
controvertible fact that education has a distinct dol- 
lars and cents value to the recipients. The state may 
well expend large sums in financing its schools be- 
cause in so doing it makes a permanent form of in- 
vestment which pays wonderful returns in the in- 
creased earning and productive capacity of its citi- 

For the same reasons, well-authenticated, the in- 
dividual may well invest in an education for him- 
self and for his children. Their capacity to earn is 
measurably increased, with every year of preparation 
up to a certain point. Likewise it appears that edu- 
cation pays the individual in terms of success, rank 
in society, prominence in state or national affairs, 
etc. The bulletin makes very interesting reading as 
well as contributes a valuable piece of literature to 
the many studies of values in an education. 

During the present academic year (1917-18), a 
series of lectures has been arranged by the Depart- 
ment of Mathematics. These lectures are designed 
for the benefit of all students in mathematics and 
engineering. They will deal with the basic princi- 
ples and fundamental conceptions of mathematics, 
and with certain specific problems in engineering. 
All the lectures are delivered in the large room in 
Chemistry Hall at seven-thirty on Monday evenings. 
Lectures have already been delivered as follows : by 
Professor Cain, on "Mathematics. Historically Con- 
sidered" ; by Dr. Henderson, on "Aspects of Mod- 
em Geometry"; and by Mr. Lasley, on "The Origin 
and Development of Number." The other lectures, 
for the spring term, with dates, are as follows: 

Mr. Hiekerson: War Mapping and the Use of 
Scales. March 18. 

Mr. Rankin: Some Recent Tendencies in Ele- 
mentary Mathematics. April 1. 

Professor Stacy : Subject to be announced. April 

Mr. Hobbs: The Practical Value of Algebra. 
April 30. 

Under the direction of the American Historical 
Association, Dr. J. G. deR. Hamilton, of the Depart- 
ment of History, spent the weeks March 11-23 at 
Camp Greene delivering a series of lectures to the 
soldiers on American History. He was preceded by 
R. D. W. Connor, of Raleigh, and will be followed 
by Dr. W. W. Pierson, Jr., also of the University 
Department of History, who will lecture for two 
weeks at the camp in April. 




of the 

Officers of the Association 

R. D. W. Connor, '99 President 

E. R. Rankin, '13 Secretary 

Executive Committee: Walter Murphy, '92; Dr. R. H. 
Lewis, '70; W. N. Everett, '86; H. E. Rondthaler, '93; C. W. 
Tillett, Jr., '09. 


E. R. RANKIN, 13. Alumni Editor 


Editor, the Review: 

Sir: I assure you that few occurrences could afford me 
more real pleasure than to be present at the reunion of the 
class of 1858, when and where, doubtless, I would have the op- 
portunity after the pasasge of so many years to renew ac- 
quaintances and friendships, particularly with Tom Mason, 
Jim Morehead, and others of my class, whom I so vividly recall 
and whose names renew memories of the long- ago. 

Most cordially, 
Columbus, Miss. Edward Turner Sikes, '58. 

— J. W. Wilson is engaged in the internal revenue service, 
located at Statesville. Mr. Wilson is a native of Morganton 
and a son of the late Mr. J. W. Wilson, an alumnus of the 
University, the engineer who built the North Carolina Railroad. 
— Dr. J. P. Fearrington practices his profession, medicine, at 
Winston-Salem. Dr. Fearrington has a son in the University. 

Editor, the Review: 

Sir: Of course I will be at the next commencement, if I can 
sit up and take nourishment. My only son and so far as I 
know the only ' ' student son ' ' of 1888 will graduate 30 years 
after his father and 98 years after one of his great-grand- 
fathers. So I have no option but to answer the summons to 
' ' come. ' ' 

Cordially, sincerely, 
Laurinburg, N. C. Maxcy L. John, '88. 

— H. W. Lewis, a native of Lewiston, is a counsellor at law 
with offices in the Chelsea Bank building, Atlantic City, N. J. 
Mr. Lewis has been located in Atlantic City for a number of 

— R. L. Holt is president and treasurer of the Glencoe Mills, 
Editor, the Review : 

Sir: It will give me pleasure, so far as I can now tell, to 
be present at the 30-year reunion of my class, and I shall en- 
deavor to write to many of my former classmates, urging a 
large attendance. 

Cordially yours, 
Raleigh, N. C. Frank M. Harper, '88. 

— A. S. Williams is :i lawyer of Wilmington and is U. S. 

Editor, the Review: 

Sir: I read with interest the Review and am glad to be 
a hie to keep, by means of it, in touch with the alumni. It is a 
pleasure to see things at the Hill moving along so well and 

such progress in evidence. Please accept my best wishes for 
the success of the Review. 

Yours sincerely, 
Petersburg, Va. F. L. Bobbins, '92. 

— Victor E. Whitloek is a prominent lawyer of New York City, 
a member of the firm of Holm, Whitloek and Scarff, 35 Nas- 
sau Street. 

— Geo. H. Howell, Law '93, practices his profession in Wil- 
mington and is referee in bankruptcy. 
Editor, the Review : 

Sir: I am deeply interested in the prospective reunion of 
'93 and shall be glad in this connection to render any service 
and co-operation in my power. 

Yours very truly, 
Winston-Salem, N. C. Howard E. Rondthaler, '93. 

— Dr. J. H. Bennett, prominent physician of Wadesboro, is a 
member of the local exemption board for Anson County. 
— De Berniere Whitaker is vice-president and general manager 
of the Spanish-American Iron Company, Santiago, Cuba. 
— Dr. Howard E. Rondthaler, president of Salem College, was 
elected president of the North Carolina Conference for Social 
Service at the sixth annual meeting of the Conference held in 
Raleigh early in March. 
Editor, the Review : 

Sir : I am very much interested in the 25-year reunion of 
the class of 1893 to be held at the approaching commencement 
and want to thank you for sending me a list of the members of 
the class. I am today getting out letters to each member of 
the class urging the members to attend the reunion and I 
shall do all in my power to make the reunion as largely at- 
tended as possible. 

Yours very truly, 
Greenville, N. 0, F. C. Harding, '93. 

— T. C. Smith is president of the Dr. T. C. Smith Drug Co., 
wholesale druggists, of Asheville. 

— Rev. E. M. Snipes continues as pastor of the Methodist 
church of Washington. He was a member of the famous Car- 
olina football team of 1892. 

— R. L. Thompson is engaged in the cotton business at Greens- 
boro. He is a member of the firm of Thompson and Mullen. 
— Nathan Toms is superintendent of the stemmery department 
of the British-American Tobacco Co., Petersburg, Va. He was 
for a number of years superintendent of schools at Darling- 
ton, S. C. 

— Dr. Chas. H. White, former member of the faculty of Har- 
vard University and more recently a consulting geologist of 
San Francisco, has received his commission as captain in the 
Ordnance Reserve Corps, and is stationed at Watertown Ar- 
senal, Watertown, Mass. 

— Dr. J. E. Brooks is living at Blowing Rock. He was the 
founder and first superintendent of the N. C. Hospital for 
the cure of tuberculosis at Sanitorium. 

— J. O. Carr, prominent lawyer and one of the leading citizens 
of Wilmington, is U. S. district attorney for the eastern N. C. 

— Collin H. Harding is connected with the office of the So- 
licitor of the Department of Agriculture, Washington. 

—Dr. G. M. Van Poole, Med. '96, a native of Rowan County, 
holds the rank of major in the Medical Corps, U. 8. A. 



— K. T. Wills is manager of the Wills Book and Stationery 

Co., Greensboro. 

— R. W. Blair, U. S. Internal Revenue Agent, is now stationed 

at Detroit, Mich. 

— Henry A. Grady is a member of the law firm of Grady and 

Graham, Clinton. He is mayor of Clinton. 

— E. Payson Willard is secretary and treasurer and general 

manager of the Willard Bag Manufacturing Co., Wilmington. 

— Dr. George Paul LaEoque, a native of Kinston, is a success- 
ful physician and surgeon of Richmond. 

— F. C. Williams is engaged in the mercantile business :it 

— W. G. Haywood is in the chemical service of the State De- 
partment of Agriculture, Raleigh. 

— Dr. Frank O. Rogers, former captain of the Carolina foot 
ball team, practices his profession, medicine, in Little Rock, 

— J. X. Wilson, Law, '98, is superintendent of schools for 
Jackson County, at Sylva. 

H. M. Wagstapf, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— E. -\1. Land is a member of the law firm of Dickinson and 
Land, Goldsboro. 

W. S. Bernard, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Dr. F. B. Watkins is assistant superintendent of the State 
Hospital at Morganton. 

— Chas. G. Rose is a member of the law firm of Rose and 
Rose at Fayetteville. 

— E. A. Metts, of Wilmington, holds a captain's commission 
in the Officers' Reserve Corps, coast artillery service. 
— W. P. M. Turner practices his profession, law, in Wilming- 
ton. He was at one time engaged in the newspaper business. 

Dr. J. G. Murphy, Secretary, Wilmington, N. C. 

— Emmett C. Gudger holds the rank of lieutenant-commander 
in the U. S. Navy. 

— C. C. Robbins is superintendent of the High Point Hosiery 
Mills and the Piedmont Mills Co., at High Point. 
— James Hume is engaged in the mercantile business at Nor- 
folk, Va. 

— M. T. Dickinson, Law '01, formerly engaged in the practice 
of law at Goldsboro, is now a member of the IT. S. Army, hav- 
ing enlisted last July. He is stationed at Menlo Park, Cal. 
— Herman Weil, president of the class of 1901, is secretary 
and treasurer of the Empire Manufacturing Company, Golds- 
boro. This firm manufactures gum panels and packing cases, 
pine lumber and truck packages. 

R. A. Merritt, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— E. G. Melver is efficiency expert for the Erwiu Cotton Mills 
Co., at West Durham. 

— Julius Duncan, lawyer of Beaufort, is a member of the 
local exemption board for Carteret County. 
— G. K. McNeill, Phar. '02, is proprietor of the Rowland 
Drug Co., at Rowland. 

— The marriage of Miss Hilda Toutant Beauregard and Passed 
Assistant Paymaster Frederick H. Lemly, fleet naval reserve, 
U. S. N., occurred February 2nd in Washington, D. C. Lieut. 
Col. W. B. Lemly, '00, of the U. S. Marine Corps, acted as 

best man for his brother. Paymaster Lemly will sail soon for 

Prance. Mrs. Lemly is descended from General Beauregard, 

of the Confederate Army. 

— P. V. Hogan is engaged in railway business at Kingsport, 


N. W. Walker, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— J. V. Cobl), of Tarboro, is proprietor of the Vinedale Farm 
at Pinetops. 

— Dr. Edward B. Clement, a native of Salisbury, who form- 
erly was engaged in the practice of medicine in Atlantic City, 
N. J., has recently received appointment as surgeon in the 
Medical Corps, U. S. Army. 
Editor, the Review: 

Sir: I am now engaged in school work in Guam. I have 
charge of the "Normal School for Teachers" here and am 
enjoying my work. 

Yours truly, 
Agaua, Guam. J. E. Pearson, '03. 

T. F. Hickerson, Secretary, Chapel Hill, N. C. 
— Ernest Si ft'ord has received appointment as captain in the 
ordnance department at Washington. Mr. Sifford is a native 
of Charlotte and until recently was manager of the Rich- 
Coggin gold mine in Montgomery County. 

— E. H. McKiiinon, Med. '04, is engaged in farming at Row- 

— V. A. J. Idol is cashier of the Commercial National Bank 
of High Point. 

W. T. Shore, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 

— M. L. Cannon is president of the Cannon Manufacturing 
Company, at Kannapolis, the' largest manufacturers of towels 
in the world. 

— E. L. Webb, Phar. '05, is proprietor of the Thomasville Drug 
I tompany, at Thomasville. 

— H. W. Davis is with the firm of V. Wallace and Sons Co., 

— Dr. James B. Murphy, formerly with the Rockefeller In- 
stitute in New York, where he did work of exceptional value 
in the study of cancer, is now a captain on the staff of Sur- 
geon-General Gorgas, on duty in Washington, D. C. 
— W. A. Heartt, of Hillsboro, is assistant provost marshal at 
Camp Jackson, Columbia, S. C. Lieut. Heartt is from Hills- 
boro. He attended the first officers' training camp at Fort 
Oglethorpe, Ga. He lives at 1409 Senate St., Columbia. 

John A. Parker, Secretary, Charlotte, N. C. 
— W. V. Pryor practices law at Sapulpa, Okla. 
— Walter M. Crump is manager of the Salisbury Cottou Mills, 
at Salisbury. 

— T. A. McNeill, Jr., is a member of the firm of McNeill and 
Singleton, Lumberton. 

— Jas. D. Proctor, a member of the board of trustees, is mayor 
of Lumberton. He is a member of the law firm of Mclntyre, 
Lawrence, and Proctor. 
— Hampden Hill is with the Texas Company, Bayonne, N. J. 


C. L. Weill, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— Stable Linn, member of the 1917 Senate from Rowan County, 
practices law in the firm of Linn and Linn, Salisbury. He 
is referee in bankruptcy. 



— O. Mas Gardner, Law '07, lawyer of Shelby, is Lieutenant- 
Governor of North Carolina. He is chairman of the War 
Savings Stamp campaign for Cleveland County. 
— J. E. Barker, Law '07, is engaged in the practice of law at 

— Dr. M. A. Bowers practices his profession, medicine, at 

— R. C. Harville, Phar. '07, is proprietor of Harville's Drug 
Store at Thomasville. 

— Clarence V. Cannon is successfully engaged in the mercan- 
tile business at Ayden. 

— K. C. Sidbury practices his profession, medicine, in Hope- 
well, Va. 

Jas. A. Gray, Jr., Secretary, Winston-Salem, N. C. 
— E. Oscar Randolph is a member of the faculty of Elon Col- 
lege and is dean of men in this institution. 
— F. B. Daniels is secretary of the Borden Brick and Tile Co., 

— Kerr Craige, Law '08, is engaged in the practice of law at 
Salisbury, a member of the firm of Craige and Craige. 
— Dr. D. W. Harris, M. D. '08, practices his profession, medi- 
cine, in Maxton. 

O. C. Cox, Secretary, Greensboro, N. C. 
— Dr. Arnold Shamaskin, Med. '09, 1961 Mapes Avenue, 
Bronx, New York, has received commission as 1st lieutenant in 
the Medical Reserve Corps and has been assigned for duty to 
the provisional base hospital, Fort Oglethorpe, Ga. 
— Harvey Winn, Phar. '09, is a physician of Nashville, Tenn. 
— Carl Finger, Phar. '09, is treasurer of Gaston County, lo- 
cated at Gastonia. 

— Dr. R. L. Payne, Med. '09, physician of Monroe, holds a 
1st lieutenancy in the Medical Reserve Corps and is stationed 
at Camp Upton, Long Island, N. Y. He was formerly sta- 
tioned at Fort Oglethorpe. 

— Richard D. Eames is a member of the aviation corps at At- 
lanta, Ga. 

— Several alumni of the class of 1909 live in Goldsboro: Joe 
A. Parker is engaged in the real estate business, J. F. Thomson 
is a lawyer, and F. K. Borden, Jr., is president of the Borden 
Brick and Tile Company, though now he holds a first lieu- 
tenant 's commission in the Officers ' Reserve Corps. 
— Captain Donald F. Ray's address is Headquarters 156 Ar- 
tillery Brigade, Camp Jackson, S. C. 

— C. C. Frazier was married in June, 1917. He is successfully 
engaged in the practice of law in Greensboro. 
— J. E. Cooper, of Asheville, holds a first lieutenancy in the 
316th Field Artillery, Camp Jackson. 


J. R. Nixon, Secretary, Cherryville, N. C. 
— J. C. M. Vann, LL. B. '10, is a member of the law firm of 
Maness, Armfield, and Vann, at Monroe. 

— Chas. Gordon Tate is with the Erwin Cotton Mills Co., at 
West Durham. Mr. Tate is from Morganton. 
— Lieut. E. C. Jerome, of Greensboro, is in the coast artillery 
service and is stationed at Fortress Monroe, Va. 
— O. C. Lloyd, of Durham, holds a captain's commission in the 
Officers' Reserve Corps and is now in active service. 
— Leon G. Stevens is a lawyer of Smithfield and is president 
of tin- Johnston County Alumni Association of the University. 
— Louis Lipinsky is manager of the Bon Marche, ladies de- 
partment store, in Wilmington. 

— Dickson McLean is a member of the law firm of McLean, 
Varser and McLean, Lumberton. He is secretary of the South 
Robeson Alumni Association of the University. ^ 

— W. M. Snider is manager of the Snider Co., Salisbury. 
— Dr. J. Manning Venable holds the commission of 1st lieu- 
tenant in the Medical Corps, U. S. Army. He is stationed at 
Camp Upton, Long Island, N. Y. 

— Press dispatches recently carried the news that Capt. Robert 
Drane, of the Medical Reserve Corps, who is with the British 
Expeditionary Force, was wounded lately in Flanders. He 
is reported as making satisfactory progress towards complete 

— B. F. Taylor travels for the firm of J. A. Taylor, Wilming- 
ton, with headquarters at Maxton. He is married. 
— E. E. Barnett, Grad. '10, is representative of the Young 
Men's Christian Association in Hangchow, China. 
—Dr. T. F. Wrenn, Med. '10, of Siler City, holds a 1st lieu- 
tenant 's commission in the Officers ' Reserve Corps, and has 
been in France since December, 1917. 


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

— I. F. Witherington is a first lieutenant in the 307th Engi- 
neers, Camp Gordon, Atlanta, Ga. 

— John Halliburton is with the Aluminum Company of America 
at Badin. 

— Geo. C. Graves, Jr., a native of Carthage, is connected with 
the firm of Alexander and Garsed, Charlotte. 
— F. E. Wallace is engaged in the practice of law at Kenanfl- 
ville, a member of the firm of Gavin and Wallace. 
— J. Allen Austin, lawyer of High Point, is judge of the city 

— C. M. Waynick is on the staff of the Greensboro Daily News. 
— Dr. John W. Harris, A. M. 1912, of Reidsville, is an interne 
in the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore. Dr. Harris re- 
ceived the M. D. degree from Johns Hopkins and led the State 
board in the examinations for license to practice medicine 
in North Carolina. 

— Dr. Wm. P. Belk, former quarterback on the varsity foot- 
ball team, is a 1st lieutenant in the Medical Reserve Corps, 
and is stationed at Base Hospital No. 1, in France. 
— F. J. Duls has been connected since graduation with the firm 
of J. A. Taylor, Wilmington. He lives at 408 S. 2nd St. 
— J. J. O 'Brien has entered ambulance service in France. 
— John Tillett is in aviation service. 


J. C. Lockhart, Secretary, Zebulon, N. C. 

— Jno. C. Whitaker is with the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Co., 
Winston-Salem. He is superintendent in the cigarette manu- 
facturing department. 

— The marriage of Miss Ernestine Lott and Lieut. Cyrus D. 
Hogne occurred March 2nd in the First Presbyterian Church 
of Winston-Salem. They are at home in Columbia, S. C. Lieut. 
Hogue is stationed at Camp Jackson. 

— Walter Carter is a 2nd lieutenant of engineers, Camp Greene. 
— Miss Margaret Louise Warren is a new arrival in the home 
of Dr. and Mrs. A. J. Warren of Salisbury. 
— Lingoh Wang, of Peking, China, is the new Chinese consul 
at Vancouver, B. C. For several years past Mr. Wang was 
employed in the Foreign Office at Peking. 

— Dr. John W. Wilkins practices his profession, medicine, at 
Mount. Olive. He was married last July. 

— Wm. Myers Jones, formerly city editor of the Charlotte 
Observer, is now a 2nd lieutenant in the Officers' Reserve 



Corps and is in France with the American Expeditionary 


A. L. M. Wiggins, Secretary, Hartsville, S. C. 
— D. J. Walker has resigned the prineipalahip of the Gibson 
high school and has taken up the practice of law at Burlington, 
a member of the firm of Fonville and Walker. 
— Thos. H. Norwood, who is engaged in banking at Goldsboro 
with the National Bank of Goldsboro, is chairman of the War 
Savings Stamp campaign for Wayne County. 
— C. E. Brown is engaged in farming at Belcross. 
— C. L. Cox, Ph. G. '13, is engaged in the drug business at 
Clinton. He was married during the past year. 
— The marriage of Miss Nell Myers Glenn and Mr. Robert 
Blackburn Scott occurred March 8th at the home of the bride 's 
parents in Greensboro. They live in Greensboro where Mr. 
Scott is connected with the Southern Life and Trust Co. 
— Sam R. Bivens has taken up his new duties as farm demon- 
stration agent for Guilford County. He is located in Greens- 
boro. He is the father of three children. 

— The Review has been informed by Mrs. J. S. Hunter, 698 
Wilshire Place, Los Angeles, Cal., that J. S. Hunter sailed 
recently for France. Mr. Hunter is a 2nd lieutenant in the 
non-flying corps of aviation. 

— Rev. W. G. Harry, pastor of the Presbyterian church of 
Manchester, Ga., recently visited the Lakeview and Palmer 
Park churches of New Orleans, where he preached. 
—Henry E. Williams, of Fayetteville, holds a captain's com- 
mission in the National Army. 

Editor, the Review: 

Sir: I came to Washington last February to accept a posi- 
tion in the branch office here of the Hires-Turner Glass Co., of 
Philadelphia. I recently resigned my position as estimate clerk 
for this firm to accept a clerkship in the Treasury Department, 
Bureau of War Risk Insurance. During last August I married 
Miss Mary Sue Bell of Morganton. 

With every good wish for the welfare of Carolina. 
Yours very truly, 
Washington, D. C. J. W. Clinard, '13. 

—President Douglas Rights sends "to all 1913 men" a re- 
minder of 1913 's five-year reunion to be held at commencement. 
He urges that every member without exception be present, 
stating that the hearty, enthusiastic gathering to be staged 
then will prove an inspiration to the aforesaid every member 
and that through this big five-year reunion the class will take 
on additional solidarity and receive a renewed impetus for 
the future. A hearty good time is going to be had by 1913 at 
its reunion. 

Oscar Leach, Secretary, Co. E., 323d Infantry, Camp Jackson, 

Columbia, S. C. 
— A. W. James is studying medicine in the University of 
Pennsylvania. His address is 900 Spruce St. 
—"Tops" Hambley and W. H. McGraw, both Law '14, are 
located in Detroit, Mich., Hambley engaged in banking and 
McGraw in the automobile business. 

— H. B. Grimley, 2nd lieutenant Officers' Reserve Corps, is 
stationed at Douglas, Ariz. He is in the field artillery service. 
— Collier Cobb, Jr., has withdrawn from Harvard and enlisted 
in an engineers' corps. He is now in France. 
— Andrew Joyner, Jr., was married in June, 1917. He is 
deputy clerk of court for Guilford County, at Greensboro. 
— Paul C. Brantley, Phar. '14, is engaged in the drug business 
at Wendell, proprietor of the Wendell Drug Co. 


B. L. Field, Secretary, Co. D, 105th Engineers, Camp Sevier, 

Greenville, S. C. 
— Wm. B. Campbell, Law '15, is engaged in the practice of 
law at Wilmington, associated with Robert Ruark. 
— M. T. Smith is successfully engaged in the practice of law 
at Reidsville. 

— F. W. Carter is a member of the firm of the J. W. Cartel- 
Co., Maxton. 

— W. T. Ragland holds a first lieutenancy in infantry and is 
stationed at Chickamauga Park, Ga. 

— J. Tucker Day, who became a member of the National Army 
last fall, is a member of the third officers' training camp at 
Camp Jackson, S. C. 

— O. M. Litaker, Law '15, is cashier of the First National 
Bank of Thomasville. 

— C. L. Johnston is a student in the medical department of 
the University of Pennsylvania. 

— Dr. M. A. Griffin is on the Medical Staff of the State Hos- 
pital at Morganton. 

— Rev. B. M. Walton, formerly in the Episcopal ministry at 
Henderson and Louisburg, is now located at Detroit, Mich. 


H. B. Hester, Secretary, American Expeditionary Forces, 
— N. C. Shuford, former principal of the Black Mountain 
high school, who entered service in the National Army last 
fall, is a member of the third officers' training camp at Camp 
Jackson, S. C. 

— J. F. Andrews, Phar. '16, ensign in the U. S. naval aviation 
service, has recently been transferred from Key West, Fla., to 
an aviation camp as instructor. 

— W. L. Holt is secretary of the Glencoe Mills, Burlington. 
—Clyde Fore, 2nd lieutenant in the Officers' Reserve Corps, is 
stationed at Palo Alto, Cal. 

Bryce P. Beard is a 1st lieutenant of infantry at Camp 


—Thos. A. Jones, Jr., of Asheville, is a 2nd lieutenant serving 
in France with the American Expeditionary Forces. 
— L. A. Blue, Jr., 1st lieutenant, Officers Reserve Corps, is an 
aide to Brigadier General Geo. W. Mclver, of Camp Jackson, 
S. C. His address is Headquarters 161st Infantry Brigade, 
Camp Jackson. 

—The marriage of Miss Ada Bell and Mr. Paul L. White oc- 
curred recently in Linden. Mr. White is principal of the Ab- 
bottsburg high school and he and Mrs. White live in Abbotts- 

— R. C. Vaughan has entered the aviation corps of the army 
and is stationed at Fort Thomas, Ky. 

— Frank L. Nash is connected with the National Bank of 

— T. D. Blair is special agent of the Southern Life and Trust 
Co., Greensboro. 


H. G. Baity, Secretary, Ordnance Depot No. 13, Camp 

Meade, Md. 

— E. K. McLean, a native of Scotland, is a medical student in 

the University of Texas at Galveston. 

—J. F. Hackler, 2nd lieutenant, is stationed with the Machine 
Gun Battalion at Camp Wadsworth, Spartanburg, S. C. He 
was formerly with Co. F, 322nd Infantry, at Camp Jackson. 
—Holland Brantley, Law '17, is engaged in the practice of 
law at Roanoke Rapids. 



— B. T. Horsfield is with the Tennessee Chemical Company at 
Nashville, Tenn. 

— John H. Cook is a member of the law firm of Cook and 
Cook, Fayetteville. 

— L. P. Gwaltney is with Co. D, 321st Infantry, at Camp 

— J. T. Fields, Phar. '17, is engaged in the drug business at 

— S. J. Erviu, Jr., one of the large group of members of the 
class of 1917 who left the University last spring to enter the 
Fort Oglethorpe training earnp, is now in service in France. A 
note from him to the editor of The Review conveys the in- 
formation that he is a 2nd lieutenant in the 28th infantry, 
American Expeditionary Forces. 

— J. W. Perdew is with the hardware firm of J. W. Murchison 
and Co., Wilmington. 

— Geo. W. Tandy, captain of the Carolina football team of 
1916, is engaged in the hardware business in Durham, con- 
nected with the firm of A. E. Lloyd and Co. 
— J. T. C. Wright is principal of the Honda high school. He 
is married. 

— W. E. Byrd is principal of the Wilkesboro high school. He 
was married last year. 


— L. C. Groves is engaged in the cotton brokerage business at 

— Lieut. W. G. Burgess is stationed with the 316th Field Ar- 
tillery, Camp Jackson, S. C. 

— F. K. Dillon, of Greensboro, holds a first lieutenant's com- 
mission in the aviation corps, U. S. Army. 



— Dr. Robert Lee Payne, well known physician of Norfolk, Va., 
died February 8th at Durham. Deceased was formerly located 
in Lexington and was at one time president of the N. C. Med- 
ical Society and a member of the State board of medical ex- 
aminers. He was a student in the University during the year 

—Ira Thomas Turlington, Ph.B. 1883, died March 11th at 
Black Mountain, aged 58 years. Deceased was one of the 
State's best known teachers. He was for a number of years 
at the head of a private academy at Smithfield and had held 
superintendencies at Smithfield and Mount Airy. The graded 
schools of Smithfield bear the name of Turlington Graded 
Schools. He is survived by Mrs. Turlington and E. W. Tur- 
lington, '11, of Chapel Hill, and Lieut. L. F. Turlington, '10, 
of the Medical Reserve Corps. 

— Robert Burns Nixon died at his home in New Bern during 
March of 1917, aged 56 years. Deceased was a lawyer by pro- 
fession. He was a native of New Hanover County and a stu- 
dent in the University during the year 1KS1-S2. Among those 
who survive is his son, K. J. Nixon, Law '16. 

— Neill Russell McNeill died September 3, 1917, at his home 
near Raeford. Deceased was engaged in farming. He was a 
student in the University during the year 1888-89. 

— George Washington Ward, Law 1891-92, lawyer of Elizabeth 
city and former judge of the Superior Court, died February 
25th at liis borne in Elizabeth City, aged 55 years. 


— Berry Buford Bost, sergeant in the National Army, died 
March 14th at Camp Jackson. Deceased was a native of Mat- 
thews, Mecklenburg County. He was a student in the Univer- 
sity during 1911-12. 

— Jesse Clifton Eaton, a member of the Junior class in the 
University, died March 13th at his home in Winston-Salem, 
his death being due to heart trouble. Deceased had made an 
excellent college record in scholarship and in debating. He 
was a graduate of the Winston-Salem high school and was one 
of the winners of the Aycoek Memorial Cup in the debating 
contest of 1914. Among those who survive are his father, 
Mayor O. B. Eaton, '85, of Winston-Salem, and brother, W. 
C. Eaton, '19, of the University student body. 

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quests. One of them was a bequest of $100 to the Alumni Loyalty Fund. 

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